Western ... e-Round the World
Volume IV, No. 1
It's a wrap! "30" was proven
to be something indeed. Browse our Reunion
album for a pictorial review of moments silly and serious, rowdy and
reflective, trendy and traditional. Membership in the new Trustees Emeritae
Society was conferred on all returning trustees, and the 50th reunion class of
1954 was inducted into the Meily Society.
Response to the 2004
Reunion Gift (Trustees Scholarship) has been as spectacular as the reunion
itself ... it's not too late to join your classmates and make a gift!
Christmas in July
What's new in the Gift
Shop? Mik Stousland's original designs in sterling silver jewelry, for one
thing. And of course there are also items old (tree ornaments have long been
favorite gifts), borrowed (Phyllis Hoyt owns the copyright to her memoir, Where
the Peonies Bloomed, but permits us to sell the books for her), and Western
blue (not exactly, but close - our polo shirts and lounge pants are available in
Voices of Freedom Summer Conference
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Freedom Summer training on the
Western campus in 1964, a public conference will be held in Oxford the weekend
of September 17-19. Beginning with a plenary address by Representative John
Lewis, continuing with panel discussions by participants and leaders (including
Phyllis Hoyt) and concluding with a trip to the Freedom Center/Underground
Railroad Museum in Cincinnati, the conference is $25 in advance and $30 at the
door not including meals/lodging or the tour to the Freedom Center. For more
information, go to http://www.cas.muohio.edu/freedomsummer/home.html.
August 21 (Saturday): Western Night at Ernst, with another of Howard
Blanning & the MU Theatre Department's inimitable Shakespeare presentations:
Gentlemen of Verona 7:30 pm, free. All welcome! Dinner at the lodge,
5:30 pm, $10. RSVP for dinner by 8/15.
August 22 (Sunday): Western College Program's opening convocation, Kumler
Chapel, 6:30 pm. All welcome!
September 17-19: Voices of Freedom Summer Conference in Oxford.
November 1: WCAA-sponsored performance by The Actors Gang - Embedded
- written and directed by Tim Robbins, MU Performing Arts Series, Hall
Auditorium, 7:30 pm.
For more information, contact the WCAA office.
June 24-26, 2005: First ALL-WESTERN Reunion, including Western College and
Western Program alumnae/i, from 1923 to 2005, on the Western campus.
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