Western ... e-Round the World
Welcome, Western College Program alumni, to the
WCAA's occasional e-newsletter! In between the two issues of our print
publication, The Bulletin (which you
are now receiving), we try to send several issues with nuggets of news, calendar
updates, and links to pertinent web sites for your online enlightenment and
Volume IV, No. 3
And to our loyal Western College alumnae, we hope you enjoy reading the latest
Another Outstanding Class Graduates from Western
During the last few weeks, Western Program seniors presented their projects
to appreciative audiences in Leonard Theatre, collected numerous honors and
awards, and bade farewell to each other in their own special commencement
ceremony in Kumler Chapel. Find
out more ...
Fabulous All-Western Reunion ... for ALL classes ... just Weeks Away!
See old friends, make new friends! Classes span more than 80 years of
Western tradition! Catch the Western spirit, pass it on! (We'll bird-walk,
march in a parade, drink and dine, discuss a book, tour the greenhouse, buy
souvenirs, win prizes, hear an inspired faculty lecture, laugh with the 50th
Anniversary class as campus antics are recalled and they are inducted into the
Meily Society, share memories of the past and plans for the future ... )
Peruse the schedule of events. Check out who's coming. Register now! Do this
and more on our Reunion Web Site.
2005 Reunion Project Creates Environmental Research Fund for Western
Alums from old and new Western join each other in contributing to the 2005
Reunion Project and creating an endowment that will help Western students
forever! To find out more and/or make your gift, go to our secure
That's Not All -- Check Out Our Web Site for More Western Achievers and
the Record: A mellow CD from singer/entertainer Greta Pope Wimp '74 and a
groundbreaking book from academic Maggie Nash '82
the Wire: Yet another award for anthropologist Nick Toth '74 and a
rewarding collaboration for journalist/entrepreneur Kevin Williams '00
the WCAA: Pictures of our spring scholarship luncheon, honoring
International, International Exchange and Western College Alumnae Scholarship
the Archives: A mystery! (No, not another visit from Miss Peabody's
ghost.) Help us identify a mysterious bust recently discovered in McKee's
You Could Look It Up
Trustee Barbara Williamson Wentz '68, chair of the Western Connections
Committee, has put out a call for information about Western traditions that
current Western Program students might continue or begin again. Feel free to
contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meanwhile, can you name these "traditions"?
(Bonus question: Which one never happened on the Western campus?)
1. Hanging of a huge class flag,
which had been designed and stitched in secret
2. Racing makeshift boats across
the Duck Pond
3. Hazing of freshmen
4. Forming a human ring in
Kumler and singing "Will the Circle Be Unbroken"
5. Sneaking off campus for a
senior spree at an undisclosed location
6. Singing, dancing, reading
poetry at Leonard to win spectacular prizes
7. Playing a rugby game
featuring seniors vs. juniors, an appearance by the college mascot (cowgirl on
horseback), and singing of the Western Fight Song
here for answers.
Fabulous first annual All-Western Reunion, Western campus
Ernst Fall Festival (original plays based on international folk tales)
Alum luncheon/meeting at the Cincinnati Art Museum
Western e-Round the World is an
occasional publication of the WCAA; Catherine
Bauer Cooper '60, Publications Editor.
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