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Class Notes, Spring 2010 »

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James Allen, associate professor of political science, presented a co-authored paper titled “Paradiplomacy: States and Provinces in the Emerging Governance Structure of North America” at the North America in Question: Regional Integration in an Era of Political-Economic Turbulence conference.

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Education, Spring 2010, Witt World »

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Before Blair Hall

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.

Reflections, Spring 2010 »

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A Gift For Life

When I first met Merlyn Ortiz Salguero, a teenage Guatemalan girl, she seemed destined for a life selling bananas on a street corner in her village. I knew I needed to intervene. Merlyn was one of a growing number of extremely impoverished girls with great ability and a fierce hunger to study for a better future.

Campus Life, Education, Spring 2010, Uncategorized »

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End Of An Era

For 43 years, Trudy Faber, professor of music, delighted audiences with her annual spring recital at Weaver Chapel. Her passion for music clearly displayed itself even more March 28 as she played the organ keys for the final time as a full-time faculty member.

Alumni Profiles, Spring 2010 »

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Cliff Pope ’94

When Purcell Marian High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, had to say goodbye to Cliff Pope after four stellar years, it knew it would be hard to replace the star athlete and standout student. Several years later, with a Wittenberg degree in hand, Pope returned to his high school alma mater, not to leave his mark on the gridiron or the wrestling mat, but rather in the classroom and in the community.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

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Senior Earns Elite NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Nick Del Grosso ’10 has taken advantage of every opportunity to learn and grow professionally in Wittenberg’s psychology department. Recipient of several recognitions already, Del Grosso can now add another– a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the oldest graduate fellowship program of its kind.

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

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Empty Bowls Project Benefits Springfield’s Hungry

For the 16th straight year, Wittenberg’s Empty Bowls fundraiser enjoyed another record-setting year with more than 1,000 bowls being thrown and proceeds totaling an unprecedented $35,233 to benefit Springfield’s Second Harvest Food Bank.

“I am continually amazed by Wittenberg and the Springfield community,” said Scott Dooley, associate professor of art and Empty Bowls project manager. “During the challenging economic downturn…

Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »

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New Study-Abroad Option Connects To Namesake

On-going conversations between Wittenberg and its sister city in Europe may soon result in a new semester-long study-abroad program in Wittenberg, Germany, for interested students.

Spring 2010, Tiger Sports »

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Storyteller

There was a time when Stephanie Zonars ’89 had never thought about writing a book. She even doubted her ability to do so, questioning whether it was the right time in her life to embark on such a challenging professional journey.

Alumni Profiles, Spring 2010 »

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Shubhik DebBurman ’91

You know them when you see them: the people who have found their true calling. You see it in the way they do their work – with an enthusiasm and dedication that seems to know no limits. Shubhik DebBurman ’91, associate professor of biology at Lake Forest College in Illinois, is one of those lucky people.