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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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Happy Birthday Wittenberg

March 12, 2010  
 in Campus History, Featured Events

Happy Birthday Wittenberg

On March 11, 1845, Ohio’s General Assembly issued Wittenberg’s birth certificate, otherwise known as the college charter: GRANTED MARCH 11, 1845 SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That John Hamilton, of the county of Stark, William G. Keil and David Tullis, of the county of Guernsey, John B. Reck […]

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“Wittenberg, dear Wittenberg” Composer of Alma Mater Leaves Significant Mark

March 3, 2010  
 in Campus History

Each year during New Student Days, Opening Convocation and Commencement, those assembled stand for the singing of Wittenberg’s “Alma Mater.” Originally written in 1913 for the glee club, “Wittenberg, dear Wittenberg” grew so quickly in popularity that by 1923 the college had adopted it as its official song. Composed by Robert H. Hiller, an 1889 […]

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Arctic Adventure

October 3, 2009  
 in Campus History

During the dead of winter in 1963, 13 students, L. David Miller, choir director, and James Telfer, public relations assistant and performing member of the group, boarded a plane to begin a tour that would cover nearly 16,000 miles in little more than five weeks. The group’s mission: to entertain troops at United States military […]

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In Service To Springfield Community Service Celebrates 20 Years

May 3, 2009  
 in Campus History

For two decades, Wittenberg has remained a recognized and award winning leader for its commitment to service-learning on campus and abroad. In February, as the university celebrated the 20-year anniversary of its community service requirement, the campus reflected on the success and life-changing nature of the distinctive program, one that first began to take shape […]

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