Thirty Is Something!
Volume III, No. 1
And we are all 30 this year, as the
WCAA, Inc. observes 30 lively, productive years of existence at the June
reunion -- June 18-20, to be exact. Mark your calendars and plan to come!
Also celebrating their 30th this year is the Western College Program. The event
will take place on campus November 13-16 and Western College alumnae have been
include a lecture on the history of Western, a book discussion and a ceremony at
Kumler with WCAA President, Ann Kuehn, as one of the speakers.
A Rare Find
Segawa Seigle '57 found a literary and historical treasure -- a 36-volume
diary written by a 17th-century Japanese princess -- and has turned it into a
book. It's written in Japanese, so you won't find it at Amazon.com, but you can
find other of her works there. Since we had lost touch with her, we consider
Cecilia a rare find!
From Corps to Campus
The first career for Pamela
Waldron-Moore '71 was in the diplomatic corps; now she is a professor of
political science on the New Orleans campus of Xavier University of Louisiana.
She is also a worldwide traveler with pictures galore (on her personal web page)
to document her many trips.
Ernst Nature Theatre sees lots of action, weather cooperating. And the
weather did cooperate as Miami University's academic year 2003-04 got underway.
Sanskrit play The Little Clay Cart was presented by the Theatre
Department the first week of school, and the Thrall Children's Theatre followed
suit in September with its outreach program, underwritten by our Ruth Marder
Rosenberg '49 and the Rosenberg Foundation.
Our WCAA scholarship recipients continue to distinguish themselves on the big
campus, earning top honors in a number of Miami's academic competitions.
A picnic, not in the Beech Woods but on Alumnae Green, and a convocation in
Kumler Chapel acquainted new WCP students with the Western
campus and introduced new and returning students to each other as school
New Business, Old Business
Meeting September 12-13, the WCAA
Board of Trustees turned its attention to the formation of a new committee
to oversee the important link between old and new Western, as well as a
committee established last year to aid Miami in diversifying its student body.
You Could Look It Up
1. She was for many years the director of the Seminary's
"domestic department," but today is most famous for her legendary
chocolate cake. The new feature in Nota Bene, From the Archives, will
answer the question: Who
2. He's a longtime MU English professor and the new dean of
the Western College Program. Who
3. The officers of the WCAA Board of Trustees make up the
Executive Committee. Who
Club meeting in San Francisco
Meily-Hughes meeting in Middletown
November 13-16 30th Anniversary of the Western Program on campus
December 6 Club meeting in
December 9 Club meeting in
Reunion 2004 on the Western College campus
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