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On the heels of receiving a sizeable federal grant to implement one of the most distinctive and innovative language-across-the-curriculum programs in the nation, Wittenberg has now been awarded $30,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to extend its new federally…

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

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Sorority Grants Wish In Support Of Philanthropy

Chi Omega sorority recently proved that a small group can make a significant difference in the life of a child. For the first time in its eight-year partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the sorority raised enough funds to grant a child’s specific wish – a dream vacation to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. The recipient was seven-year-old Cambrie from Plain City, Ohio, who has been suffering from renal failure and underwent a kidney transplant last year.

Campus Life, Spring 2009 »

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A Day At Doppelgänger’s Game Room Transforms To Accommodate Other Side Of College Life

With its vintage photos, Wally Witt-inspired mosaics, plasma TVs and games galore, a newly renovated gathering spot has quickly enhanced student life on campus.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

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Theatre Professor Receives Governor’s Award

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to advancing arts education throughout the state, region and nation, Corwin Georges, professor of theatre and dance, and department chair, has been selected to receive the prestigious Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio from the Ohio Arts Council

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

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MLK Convocation Features Mary Frances Berry

The recipient of 32 honorary degrees and numerous social action and academic awards, Mary Frances Berry, groundbreaking educator, scholar and historian, presented the keynote address during the annual Witt Series sponsored Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemorative Convocation, Jan. 19.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

[1 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Wittenberg Represented At Historic Presidential Inauguration

Just two months after the historic 2008 election, Kirsten Midgley ’11 became part of history as she joined with millions to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th president on Jan. 20.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

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Senior Class Selects TIME Magazine Managing Editor As Commencement Speaker

One of the nation’s leading journalists, Richard Stengel, managing editor of TIME, has consistently brought perspective, depth, passion and energy to the world’s largest weekly news magazine and all of his professional pursuits. On May 16, Stengel will share his story with the 426 Wittenberg seniors set to receive their diplomas as he presents the keynote address during the university’s 164th Commencement Exercises.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2009 »

[1 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sorority Grants Wish In Support Of Philanthropy

Chi Omega sorority recently proved that a small group can make a significant difference in the life of a child. For the first time in its eight-year partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the sorority raised enough funds to grant a child’s specific wish – a dream vacation to Disney World in Orlando, Fla.The recipient was seven-year-old Cambrie from Plain City, Ohio, who has been suffering from renal failure and underwent a kidney transplant last year.