Around Myers Hollow, Education, Summer 2010 »
Wittenberg’s journalism program may still be in its infancy, but its students are thinking big. In June, seven students participated in a four-week Journalism Institute to create a magazine about Chicago, doing everything from interviewing city residents and business owners to writing stories and designing the pages for the magazine.
Education, Spring 2010, Witt World »
Dedicated in November of 1927, Wittenberg’s Blair Hall Academy received acclaim as “The Model Educational Plant.” The academy included the first four elementary grades and served children living near campus upon the written petition of their parents. Its capacity of 150 students was quickly met, and a long wait list ensued.
Campus Life, Education, Spring 2010, Uncategorized »
Education, Spring 2010 »
For Taylor Hafley ’10 of Stanford, Ky., and Philip Hagee ’10 of Maineville, Ohio, technological expertise has translated into a substantial investment in Wittenberg’s hometown. Formerly in Professor of Geography Olga Medvedkov’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) class, Hafley and Hagee had already conducted a foreclosure study in 2009 for Springfield as part of a class project in response to a $2.2 million grant the city received from the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).
Focused on increasing the number of under-represented populations with a special emphasis on attracting and providing support for students from Upward Bound programs nationally, a proposal submitted by two science faculty members has translated into a five-year $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Education, Features, Spring 2010 »
With only the subtle beat of hard-soled shoes across a slate floor echoing in Weaver Chapel, Wittenberg Choir members recessed in near silence behind their beloved maestro for the final time March 19. Some showed tears; others hid the evening’s emotions as Don Busarow, the man who created a 28-year masterpiece of ministry through music, said goodbye.
Education, Summer 2009 »
A cross-campus collaboration between the Department of Communication and WittPath Career Services has resulted in an innovative approach to experiential learning, leading students from the classroom to the boardroom.
Called the Communication Leaders experience, the highly competitive program offers a year-long educational opportunity for 8-12 students, which involves field trips to various organizations and visits from business leaders. The program focuses on leadership qualities and styles as the students explore career opportunities in communication fields.
Education, Spring 2009 »
Committed to infusing internationalism into the curriculum as per its strategic plan, Wittenberg’s newly announced International Studies program not only gives students a competitive edge in the global economy, but it also reaffirms the distinctiveness of a Wittenberg education.