... e-Round the World
Volume VIII, No. 2
And the Beat Goes On
Celebrating the past,
building for the future ... a year-long celebration will commemorate the WCAA's
35th anniversary! All classes, come back for both
reunion weekends: June 19-21, 2009, and June 13-15, 2010! Former faculty and
founding board members will be honored in 2009; class reps in 2010. And, an
inaugural concert will be given on the newly restored organ in Kumler!
Western Program Update
Interim director, Professor
Mary Jean Corbett, has been busy getting the new Western Program ready to go.
For the latest, check out the new website,
complete with a video. The MU student newspaper
has even more info.
Term Limits? Not for
Westerners of all classes
just keep on achieving and creating! Donna Shalala '62 and Tom Jennings '86 pile
up awards, while Ann Goldstone Marcus '43 and Anne E. DeChant '87 write on. Read
more about their latest accomplishments, making
news or practicing
Echoes and Visions
Traditional carols rang
through the halls of Peabody and a futuristic machine prototype was demonstrated
in the gallery. Elsewhere on
the campus, an idea born 18 years ago in the basement of Peabody has
reached new heights.
True, much Western College
memorabilia is safely ensconced on shelves and under glass. But many programs
bring Western's past to life -- such as an address by distinguished alumna Janet
Stephens Smith-Dickerson '65 and a discussion by a panel of male alums from the
'70s -- sponsored in part by the Western
College Memorial Archives.
trusty office staff members are serving tea to the president's wife or passing
holiday cookies and cider to scholarship students, Patterson Place shows off
beautifully as the headquarters and home of the WCAA.
Some Things Old, Some
And lots of things blue ...
Western blue, that is. You can always find a favorite oldie and check out
brand-new merchandise in the Gift
The Spirit of Western,
Please keep that spirit alive by making your 2008 gift to the Annual Fund on our secure website. For those age 70½ and above, giving through an IRA has been extended. For more information, contact WCAA Director, Judy Waldron.
Upcoming Events, 2009
NY/NJ/CT Open House at the home of Janey
Drexler Sharpe '80
Janet Smith-Dickerson, keynote speaker, MU
Black History Celebration
Columbus Club Meeting, Columbus Country Club
24: Panel Presentation
"Being a male student at Western College," Miami campus
Senior Project Presentations, Peabody Hall
'09, kicking off WCAA 35th-year celebration, Western campus, ALL
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