Western ... e-Round the World
Volume VII, No. 3
May 2008

  

Play It Again, Western ...

... at the 2008 Reunion June 13-15!  Renew friendships and make new ones. Welcome Valerie Hodge, wife of Miami's new president, as she speaks at Friday's dinner. Enjoy Turkish Shadow Theatre in Leonard followed by a gala Western social. Talk with the director of the new Western Program Saturday afternoon. End the suspense when two amazing recipients of the Alumnae Service Award ('69 and '83) are named at the banquet. Bid farewell at the sumptuous brunch.

 

To learn more, register online and/or make a gift to the 2008 Reunion Fund (WCAA Scholarship for Fine Arts Students), go to our Reunion website.

 

Westerners Making a Difference ...

... not that we’re surprised. Working abroad, UN officer Ameerah Haq '71 is trying to bring aid to Darfur. Here at home, Dayton, Ohio, attorney Susan Brasier '86 is committed to providing justice for the underprivileged and underserved in her community.  More ...

 

Read a Book, See a Film ...

... by Western author Margaret Wilmer Bartlett '66 and Western filmmaker James Francis Flynn '04. Margaret's subject matter is the island of Cyprus, while James points his camera closer to home.  More ...  

 

Spring Has Sprung ...

... especially on the Western campus. As graduation approached, there was something happening everywhere you looked -- from a boat race on the Duck Pond to a champagne reception at Patterson Place to a candlelight ceremony in Kumler chapel. More ...

 

Breaking News ...

... for the Western Program. As Dean Bill Gracie prepares for retirement June 30, Professor Mary Jean Corbett begins as Interim Director of the new Western College Program in the College of Arts and Science.  Professor Corbett holds degrees from Smith '84 and Stanford '89, both in English.  More ...

 

Gathering Dust? ...

... not our Archives! Together with the Miami Libraries and Women's Studies Program, the WCMA sponsored a lively panel discussion of women's colleges. Four of the panelists were Western College alums representing '40s, '50s, '60s and '70s. More ...

 

Upcoming Events

May 31: Club Meeting, DC/MD/VA, Tallula Restaurant, Arlington, VA

June 13-15:  Play It Again, Western Reunion, all Westerners welcome, Western campus

September 19-21:  WCP 35th Year Reunion, all Westerners welcome, Western campus


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