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Fall 2009, Tiger Sports »

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Star Athletes Motivate Football Team

For several years, Head Football Coach Joe Fincham has invited football alumni to share their advice and inspire current players to perform at their best. This year continued the tradition as Fincham welcomed Scott Watters ’87 prior to the offi cial start of the season.

Fall 2009, Tiger Sports »

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GameDay Central Debuts

Football fans enjoyed a new online tool in 2009, starting with the fi rst round of the NCAA Division III Football Championships. “GameDay Central,” a one-stop shop for the various multimedia elements, includes links to pregame notes packages, postgame boxscores and game stories, audio previews and postgame highlights, photo galleries and live audio and video offerings. Thousands of Tiger fans utilized GameDay Central at www.wittenberg.edu to follow the team in its quest for a 2009 national championship.

Back Cover, Campus Life, Fall 2009 »

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CSI Guy

For Doug Andrews, a little word of mouth from former students has led to statewide advances in the world of criminal investigation.

Fall 2009, Features »

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Alumni Family Returns to Farming Roots

If the buzzing of bees does not grab a visitor’s attention at Honeyrun Farm, then perhaps Becky, Jayne and Isaac Barnes’ smiles will. The three come from generational farming families and their positive, genuine personalities quickly reveal their friendly small-town roots. Mere minutes after arriving at their Williamsport, Ohio-based farm, 30 miles south of Columbus, guests find themselves at peace in their presence, surrounded by fields and family homesteads. Becky’s mud-caked pants and boots easily disclose her unrelenting commitment to organic produce farming, and the fact the she is able to take time to chat proves to be a rarity in her normal 15-hour days.

Alumni World, Fall 2009 »

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For 18 years, The Rev. Dr. Michael D. Wuchter ’68 served as pastor to his alma mater. In 2000, while on a mission trip to Africa, Wuchter passed away, but his words live on through a compilation of his sermons…

Alumni World, Fall 2009 »

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Alumni Relations Welcomes New Assistant Director

Throughout his college career and leading up to it, Stefan Diehm ’08 has lived his alma mater’s motto of “Having light we pass it on to others.” He will now continue that tradition as the university’s new assistant alumni relations director. Diehm replaces Ashley Peterson ’07 who recently left to attend graduate school.

Alumni World, Fall 2009 »

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Witt Nation 2009 Concludes Cross-Country Summer Road Trip Unites Alumni

nationFor 33 days this past summer, Ashley Manson ’09 and Ben McCombs ’09 traveled 8,000 miles across the country’s highways and byways to engage with more than 1,000 alumni during the second annual Witt Nation, June 19-July 31. The 27-city tour allowed Manson and McCombs, and their occasional guest riders from Wittenberg’s faculty and staff, to bring Wittenberg to the hometowns of its alumni. “I’m continually amazed by how our alumni pass on their light in such meaningful ways,” said Alumni Relations Director Linda Prain Beals ’87. “From the Witt Nation crew, thank you!”

Education, Fall 2009 »

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Professionalizing Pre-Health New Clinical Internship Program Provides Rewarding Perspective

Described by participants as critical to future success, Wittenberg’s Clinical Internship Program has opened up significant avenues for students preparing to enter pre-health professions.