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Wayne State College eNewsletter for alumni and friends | Fall 2011

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Curt Frye Inaugurated as Wayne State College President

Curt Frye Inaugurated as Wayne State College President
Wayne State faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends came together for the inauguration of Curt Frye as the 12th president on Oct. 6 in Ramsey Theatre. The ceremony was marked by Frye's charge to the audience to keep the college's mission at the forefront of the development and improvement of Wayne State's unique higher education programs.
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Larry Moser Receives Alumni Service Award

Larry Moser Receives Alumni Service Award
The 2011 Alumni Service Award was presented to Larry Moser at the Homecoming/Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 8. The award recognizes alumni who have enhanced the college through dedicated service, promotion and financial support.
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College Mourns Passing of Dr. LeRoy Simpson

College Mourns Passing of Dr. LeRoy Simpson
Dr. E. LeRoy Simpson of Woodland Park, Colo., passed away Sept. 16, 2011, in Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colo., of complications from his year and a half long battle against leukemia. The college's track facility was dedicated in memory of Dr. Simpson on Oct. 8 during Homecoming.
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Campus News

WSC Joins Nebraska Campus Compact to Promote Service-learning, Civic Engagement
Wayne State College has joined 11 other Nebraska colleges and universities to found the new Nebraska Campus Compact (NCC), an affiliate of a national organization that promotes service-learning and civic engagement among college students.  Full Story

 

Restoring the Willow Bowl
If we can secure the funds needed to reconstruct the Willow Bowl soon, the work can begin in June 2012 and be completed by April 2013, just in time for spring commencement.  More Info

 

Deb Lundahl, Director of Development and Alumni RelationsMessage from Deb Lundahl,
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
The anticipation of homecoming is always a fun way to start the fall semester. It is a great time for students and alumni to join together to celebrate Homecoming, reminisce about times past and to create new memories. This year, in addition to the honored class reunions, the Chi Omega WSC Alpha Theta Chapter, WSC Tutors and Wayne Stater alumni met for reunions.  Full Story

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Alumni Notes

BabyCatch up on news about your classmates, including births, marriages, achievements, new jobs and promotions. Reunions and several golf outings are also featured in the notes.  Read More

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Reunions & Events

Madrigal Dinners
Dec. 2-4, 2011

President's Holiday Gala
Dec. 11, 2011

Commencement
Dec. 16, 2011

Tucson Reunion
Jan. 14, 2012

Sun City Reunion-Palmbrook Country Club
Jan. 15, 2012

Las Vegas Reunion - Home of James "Bud" '63 and Phyllis '62 Vohs Billeter
Feb. 10, 2012

Black and Gold Series-Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Feb. 14, 2012

Catbacker Golf-Wayne Country Club
June 1, 2012

Chicken Days
July 13-15, 2012

Omaha Golf
July TBA

Dakota Dunes Golf, Dakota Dunes, SD
Aug. 20, 2012

Scholarship Luncheon
Sep. 27, 2012

Homecoming
Sep. 28-30, 2012

Other Campus Headlines

Dr. Jason Karsky Receives Service Award from Sociological Association

Dr. Randy Bertolas Honored for Service to Geography Education

Wayne State Launches Campus and Community Service Collaborations Program

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