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Around the Hollow
Around the Hollow aims to present a helpful, informative and efficient online overview of weekly life at Wittenberg. From calendar events and brief news items to mini-profiles and university announcements, Around the Hollow seeks to highlight campus happenings and become a valuable, user-friendly stop on Wittenberg's little corner of the World Wide Web.
March 22, 2002
What's Up On Campus
PRESIDENT BAIRD TIPSON will be collaborating with Karen Rafinski, president of Clark State Community College, and Robert Head, president of Urbana University, on a public National Issues Forum. Click here to learn more.
CONSIDER ACCEPTING an invitation to serve as a moderator at a National Issues Forum (NIF). The Southern Ohio Consortium of Higher Education (SOCHE), of which Wittenberg is a member, has extended an invitation to faculty and staff of member institutions to become moderators of deliberative discussions for NIF. A training session will be held Monday, April 15. Those interested in the training should reply to SOCHE directly by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
, and advise Forest Wortham, director of multicultural student programs at 327-7820, or by e-mail at email@example.com
HUMAN RESOURCES IS PLANNING a Lunch and Learn series that focuses on work/life topics. Each program will last approximately 45 minutes, and the hope is to offer a program once a month during the regular academic year. In the hopes of scheduling topics that generate the most interest, you are invited to check out a list of possible topics, marking your interest level for each.
Space is also provided to list any topics/and or presenters you would like included in this Lunch and Learn series.
A WITTENBERG WELCOME to Joe Valentine, who began his duties as a security officer on March 18, and Jim Smith, who began his duties as campus delivery driver on March 19.
LITTLE SIBS WEEKEND begins this afternoon with the first event scheduled at 4 p.m. Union Board welcomes the Wittenberg community, so plan to join in the fun. Click here for the schedule of events.
ON SATURDAY, MARCH 23, Mass in G, composed by Justin Peters '02, will be performed by the WittMen Crew a capella group. See Highlights
ON PALM SUNDAY/SUNDAY OF PASSION, March 24, the 11 a.m. Worship Service at Weaver Chapel will begin with the procession of palms by the entrance to the tower near Thomas Library.
THE ANNUAL GREEK Scholarship/Leadership Awards will be presented on Tuesday, March 26. Matt Smith, assistant professor of communication, will give the address. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Refer questions to Shelley Dawson Reynolds, director of Greek Life, at 327-7817. See Highlights
ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, Student Development and Student Employment will co-host a brown bag lunch. The topic will be "How to Supervise Student Employees." The new student employment manuals will be distributed, and a discussion period for sharing concerns and/or successes experienced when supervising student employees is on the agenda.
LISA DEPASQUALE, author, will be on campus Wednesday, March 27. DePasquale will speak about opportunities for women to put their liberal arts degrees to use in the political and journalism world. See Highlights
for details, and click here to learn more about De Pasquale
ANN COULTER, the best-selling author of High Crimes and Misdemeanors - the Case Against Bill Clinton, will visit campus on Wednesday, March 27. Click here to read the Wittenberg Press Release.
for details about the event, and click here to search Coulter's article archive.
PASTOR RACHEL TUNE extends an invitation to the greater community to attend the special services planned for Good Friday, March 29, and Easter Sunday, March 31. Click here for details
MICHAEL GRIEST, residence coordinator of Hanley, South and Woodlawn Halls, has published an article for housing professionals across the country on ResLife.Net titled "Addressing Marijuana in the Residence Halls." Click here to read the article.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for Sunday, April 7. On that date, Trudy Faber, professor of music, department chair and director of the Handbell Choir, will present her annual organ recital. The performance will mark her 35th consecutive year to introduce new repertoire at Wittenberg.
Plan to have dinner at Empty Bowls on Monday, April 8, before attending the Wittenberg Series Event. Click here to learn more about Empty Bowls.
On Wednesday, April 17, the geography department will present Humour in American culture with Melvin Helitzer, professor at the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. Helitzer's program is titled "Humor Can Up Your Success, So Up Yours." Watch for further details.
ON MARCH 5, Jeremy Seifried '04, Ben Grostic '04 and Denny Seifried, adjunct trombone instructor, performed in the 25-member Wright State University/Community Trombone Choir. The WSU Trombone Choir is made up of WSU trombone students and area free-lance trombone players. Click here for more details.
PRESIDENT EMERITUS WILLIAM A. KINNISON was featured in a Springfield News-Sun article on March 17. Click here to read the article here.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH PAM SMITH was featured in a Cincinnati Enquirer article on March 17. Click here to read the article here.
BIN YU, associate professor of political science, has been invited to join this year's Indiana Consortium of International Programs (ICIP) on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23. Wittenberg is part of this consortium. Click here to visit its Web site.
JIMMIE HUMPHRIES, associate professor of theatre & dance, will be inducted into the Ohio Educational Theatre Association's Hall of Fame during its state conference on April 13. He is being recognized for his many accomplishments and the many contributions he has made to the Thespians of Ohio throughout the years.
THE FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE (FYE) Committee will be chaired by Bob Davis, associate professor of English. Ken Bladh, provost, and Debbie Heida, vice president of Student Development and dean of students, announced the appointment on Monday. "Bob brings extensive experience on Wittenberg's first year programs through teaching English Composition, the Study Skills Seminar for new students at risk and Common Learning. Click here for a complete list of committee members.
Work This Week
THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE needs volunteers to help with Online Registration April 15-18. Staff members interested in helping should call the registrar's office at 327-6131.
KUDOS TO MICHAEL GRIEST. "We are very proud of his contribution to our campus and our profession."
Residence Life Staff
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