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Princeton Review Ranks Wittenberg Among Top 15 Nationally For Faculty And Best Classroom Experience

August 5, 2010  
 in Headlines

Princeton Review Ranks Wittenberg Among Top 15 Nationally For Faculty And Best Classroom Experience

Springfield, Ohio — Wittenberg University’s award-winning faculty and transformative classroom experiences were both recognized nationally in the 2011 edition of The Princeton Review’s The Best 371 Colleges. After surveying more than 122,000 college students, The Princeton Review generates 62 national rankings lists, both positive and negative. Wittenberg made two appearances on the positive side of […]

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Professor Receives Funding For Groundbreaking Research Equipment

July 26, 2010  
 in Headlines, Research

Professor Receives Funding For Groundbreaking Research Equipment

Springfield, Ohio – Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant received through the Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program in September 2009, Wittenberg University Assistant Professor of Physics Jeremiah Williams is introducing more and more students to plasma physics using a cutting-edge diagnostic system that allows for unique research opportunities. The $264,699 MRI grant allowed […]

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Wittenberg Student Pursues Passion Serving Victims Of Haitian Earthquake

July 6, 2010  
 in Headlines

Wittenberg Student Pursues Passion Serving Victims Of Haitian Earthquake

Conor O’Rourke ’11 has made multiple service trips to Haiti in recent years. After the devastating earthquake in January that killed more than 200,000 people and left more than one million homeless, O’Rourke organized campus fundraisers and pledged to return to the Caribbean nation as soon as possible. What follows is his first-person account of […]

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Wittenberg Students Embrace Leadership Roles At Annual Peace Camp

July 1, 2010  
 in Headlines

Wittenberg Students Embrace Leadership Roles At Annual Peace Camp

Springfield, Ohio – More than 230 children ages 4 to 12 gained a greater appreciation for one another and how to resolve interpersonal conflicts at the Springfield Peace Center’s annual Peace Camp at Snowhill Elementary School, thanks in no small part to the efforts of Wittenberg University students intent on making a difference. Alaina Engdahl, […]

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Lamar Kilgore ’55 Gives $5.1 Million Gift With Hope of Inspiring Others

June 4, 2010  
 in Headlines

Lamar Kilgore ’55 Gives $5.1 Million Gift With Hope of Inspiring Others

Springfield, Ohio – Lamar Kilgore, Wittenberg class of 1955, remembers fondly his days at Wittenberg and the impact they had on shaping his moral compass and success. He now wants to give back and inspire others to do the same with his recent $5.1 million estate gift. “My family’s gift is grounded in the desire […]

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Wittenberg Celebrates Class of 2010 With 165th Commencement Exercises

May 16, 2010  
 in Headlines

Wittenberg Celebrates Class of 2010 With 165th Commencement Exercises

Springfield, Ohio — With the sun shining brightly in the sky and all of the necessary preparations complete, the bell atop Myers Hall rang loudly multiple times on Saturday, May 15, signaling to all that Wittenberg University’s Class of 2010 would enjoy a traditional outdoor graduation ceremony in picturesque Commencement Hollow. University President Mark H. […]

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Commencement Guests Recognized With Honorary Degrees

May 13, 2010  
 in Headlines

Commencement Guests Recognized With Honorary Degrees

Springfield, Ohio – From one of the world’s leading change agents in the fight against AIDS to an international education advocate to an esteemed professor, three distinguished guests will be recognized, May 15, during the university’s 165th Commencement Exercises. Zackie Achmat, keynote speaker, and founder and chairman of the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the most […]

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Wittenberg Rotaract Club Celebrates Continued Expansion Of Mentoring Program

April 27, 2010  
 in Headlines

Wittenberg Rotaract Club Celebrates Continued Expansion Of Mentoring Program

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University’s Rotaract Club was established in 2007 with 11 charter members. Three years later, the organization has more than tripled in size while undertaking ambitious community service projects and rapidly expanding an innovative mentoring program that has successfully connected a wide variety of local professionals with Wittenberg students. On April 18, […]

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Wittenberg Awarded Flag From U.S. Capitol After Spring Break Service Work

April 26, 2010  
 in Headlines

Wittenberg Awarded Flag From U.S. Capitol After Spring Break Service Work

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University was recently awarded an American flag previously flown outside the United States Capitol as recognition for the hard work of 11 students during an alternative spring break trip in Bay St. Louis, Miss., from March 6-13. For the past five years, Wittenberg students have participated in alternative spring break trips […]

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Wittenberg University Class Of 2010 Announces Fundraising Drive

April 25, 2010  
 in Featured Events, Headlines

Wittenberg University Class Of 2010 Announces Fundraising Drive

Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg University’s Class of 2010 has announced a Senior Circle initiative, which will be a fundraising effort to benefit the entire university. Designed to educate seniors about giving back to the university after they graduate on May 15, the 2010 Senior Circle initiative allows class members to make contributions to the Wittenberg […]

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