Alumni World, Spring 2010, Uncategorized »
Within just two months of launching, the newAlumni Network, accessible from the new university homepage, has welcomed more than 1,000 alumni into the new online community the network provides. In addition to offering a complete online directory of alumni, improved access to register for events, the ability to make a gift and a convenient way to stay connected with fellow alumni, the Alumni Network also interfaces with the popular social networking site of Facebook. To join, visit www.wittenberg.edu/alumni
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).
Alumni Profiles, Spring 2010 »
As a Wittenberg student, Paul Goodrich’90 developed his skills in two seemingly unrelated fields – first, as a top soccer player for the Tigers (he was twice named All-American and was recently inducted into Wittenberg’s Athletic Hall of Honor) and second, as a geography major interested in exploring and understanding the world. As a graduate, he has devoted himself to combining those twin passions to help create a better future for African boys and girls through his organization, African Sports Outreach (ASO).
Alumni Profiles, Spring 2010, Weddings »
Kori Eastman ’01 married Matthew Wise on May 16, 2009, in Rehoboth Beach, Del. The couple resides in Lancaster, Pa.
Erin Lane ’04 married Van A. Richardson ’04 on Aug. 29, 2009, at COSI in Columbus, Ohio. The couple lives in Arlington, Va.
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.
Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »
As the members of the class of 2010 prepare to live out the university’s mission, they turn to one of the world’s leading agents of social change, internationally renowned AIDS activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Zackie Achmat, for inspiration on May 15. Founder and chairman of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the most well-known and successful AIDS activist group in South Africa, Achmat will present the keynote address at Wittenberg’s 165th Commencement Exercises.
Spring 2010, Tiger Sports »
After leading his team to the NCAC championship, an undefeated regular season and the NCAA Division III Tournament quarterfinals in 2009, Football Head Coach Joe Fincham finished third in balloting by coaches for the Columbus Dispatch Ohio College Football Coach of the Year award.
Around Myers Hollow, Spring 2010 »
Visitors to Wittenberg’s website were greeted with a new look and feel when the university unveiled its new website in March. Developed in-house over the course of the last year, the site reflects the perspective and needs of a prospective student. Clear, easy-to-read categories define the site’s main entry point while vivid, dynamic photography and four to six scrolling features help to tell the Wittenberg story.
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.