Twenty-five gifted sophomore and junior high school students from around the state will visit Miami University July 13-24 for an in-depth look at civic engagement, the theoretical side of service work, and how to take what they've learned back to their communities.
Miami University Hamilton, in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County (BBBS) and Hamilton City Schools (HCS), has been awarded a $5,000 matching grant to benefit at-risk urban youth through a mentoring program focused on service learning.
Robert P. Jordan, 81, of N. Ft. Myers, formerly of Oxford, died June 19 under the care of Hope Hospice staff at Sterling House, Cape Coral, Fl. He was employed at Miami University for 30 years working in the radio and television department from 1959 to 1988 when he retired.
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Cover story about Miami University dining changing with the times quotes Pete Miller. Marijo Nootz and Nancy Heidtman (both housing, dining, guest services). Includes cover photo of Miller, Nootz, Bill Moloney and Nancy Heidtman and other photos include Don King, Tina Rotundo and Paula Green, Karen Recker, Mike Mitroi, Diana Byrd and Jon Brubacher (all housing, dining, guest services).
A fund developed by Kate Rousmaniere (educational leadership) and Terri Barr (marketing) and administered by the Family Resource Center has been set up to help people laid off from Miami. Quotes Barr. See story for information on how to donate.
The Live at the Lodge and Learning Center music series, a joint project of MetroParks and the VOA Learning Center, will present "An Evening of Guitars," on Friday, July 10, featuring local bluesman Sonny Moorman and guitarist Tom Kaper. Cites Rod Nimtz, director of the VOA Learning Center and the concert organizer.
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