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Wittenberg Students Inspire Local Youth During Fifth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service

January 31, 2013  
 in Community

Springfield, Ohio – Inspired by the vision of Springfield Promise Neighborhood to form a local collaborative, neighborhood-based effort to ensure children are school-ready by kindergarten, and college and work-ready by graduation, Wittenberg students focused on service projects with elementary school students during the university’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at Wittenberg University […]

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Wittenberg Series Welcomes Award-Winning Dance Company Feb. 6

January 24, 2013  
 in Community, Events

Wittenberg Series Welcomes Award-Winning Dance Company Feb. 6

Springfield, Ohio – The 2012-13 Wittenberg Series continues on Wednesday, Feb. 6, with a performance by Doug Varone and Dancers. The award-winning dance company will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in Kuss Auditorium at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S. Fountain Avenue. All Wittenberg Series events are presented free of charge, although […]

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Wittenberg Hosts Medieval Candlelight Vespers Service, Candlemas, Feb. 2

January 23, 2013  
 in Community, Events

Wittenberg Hosts Medieval Candlelight Vespers Service, Candlemas, Feb. 2

Springfield, Ohio – Historic Weaver Chapel is the site of one of Wittenberg University’s most cherished annual events at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, with the Medieval Candlelight Vespers Service, better known as Candlemas. The event, which takes place each year on the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, will be led by University […]

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Award-Winning Author Offers History Lesson During Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Address

January 22, 2013  
 in Community, Events

Award-Winning Author Offers History Lesson During Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation Address

Springfield, Ohio – It has been 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr. authored his famed letter from a Birmingham jail, and it has been 150 years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was appropriate then that the 2013 Wittenberg Series-sponsored Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Convocation turned into a history lesson for […]

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Wittenberg’s Weaver Chapel Named One Of The World’s Most Beautiful

January 18, 2013  
 in Community

Wittenberg’s Weaver Chapel Named One Of The World’s Most Beautiful

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University’s Weaver Chapel has been ranked No. 9 on the list of “The 30 Most Beautiful College Cathedrals” by Best College Reviews. The ranking includes “some of the most artistic and complex architecture created by man,” according to an introduction prepared by JD Arney, chief author and researcher for the list. […]

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Wittenberg Opens Bullock Math Academy To Provide Enrichment Opportunities For Local Students

January 15, 2013  
 in Community

Wittenberg Opens Bullock Math Academy To Provide Enrichment Opportunities For Local Students

Springfield, Ohio – For mechanical engineer-turned educator Linda Hallinan, math is so much more than the timed tests and sheer memorization so common in elementary and middle schools nationwide. Math, Hallinan says, surrounds every person, every day, and getting students excited by that is her personal mission as the new director of Wittenberg’s Bullock Math Academy. Thanks to a generous […]

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Wittenberg Professor Emeritus Named Peace Hero By Dayton International Peace Museum

January 9, 2013  
 in Campus History, Community

Wittenberg Professor Emeritus Named Peace Hero By Dayton International Peace Museum

Springfield, Ohio – Professor Emeritus of History Charles Chatfield was recently honored for his achievements and activism as one of two 2012 “Peace Heroes” by the Dayton International Peace Museum. Chatfield retired from Wittenberg’s faculty in 1999, but he has continued his activities in the peace history movement, and he has donated many of his […]

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Wittenberg Series Welcomes Award-Winning Author Peniel Joseph For Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Convocation Jan. 21

January 3, 2013  
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Wittenberg Series Welcomes Award-Winning Author Peniel Joseph For Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Convocation Jan. 21

Springfield, Ohio – As the nation remembers one of the foremost Civil Rights leaders in history, Wittenberg University holds its annual Wittenberg Series-sponsored Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Convocation at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in historic Weaver Chapel. The featured speaker is activist, professor and award-winning author Peniel Joseph, Ph.D. A professor of history […]

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