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Wayne State College eNewsletter for alumni and friends | spring 2008

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Wayne State College Students Serve as Guide RunnersWayne State College Students
Serve as Guide Runners

Three blind runners and a walker placed their faith in three Wayne State College students during the Wacky 5K Run on March 2 in Chicago. The WSC students served as guide runners for the Blind Services Association. Tyrone Wrice, director of Wayne State's Multicultural Center, trained and ran with students Jedd Lehman, Tony Jacobsen and Ian Engebretsen. "Opportunities like this don't come along that often," Lehman said. "When they do, people need to take advantage of them. Don't be afraid to stick your neck out and help someone else. You need to be willing to fail to succeed and to learn."  Full Story >

Campus News

Wayne State Service-Learning Projects Hit Record NumbersWayne State Service-Learning Projects

Hit Record Numbers

Wayne State College service-learning efforts during the past semester involved more than 1,050 student participants in projects from a variety of courses and disciplines. This level of participation is the highest recorded for the college. Twenty-four faculty members and six campus organizations involved more than 40 community partners in opportunities to learn through serving others.  Full Story >


The Magical Land of OzWSC Children's Show Marks 50th Anniversary

Wayne State College theater students continued a longtime tradition in April with the performance of "The Magical Land of Oz." This year marked the 50th anniversary of the annual children's show. School children from throughout Northeast Nebraska made the trip to the college's Ramsey Theatre during the week of performances.
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Faculty News

Dr. Tammy EvetovichProfessor Tammy Evetovich Leads Women

in Higher Education Group

Dr. Tammy Evetovich, chair of Wayne State's Health, Human Performance and Sport Department, embraces her role as WSC's representative for the Nebraska chapter of Women in Higher Education (WHE) as a natural extension of her desire to lead talented professionals like her colleagues at Wayne State.  Full Story >


WSC Professors and Students Visit TaiwanWSC Professors, Students Visit Taiwan

Dr. Mike Marek, associate professor of mass communications, and Dr. Deb Whitt, professor of communications and chair of the Department of Communication Arts and Speech Communication, visited Chienkuo Technology University in Changhua City, Taiwan, in March. The professors, and students Lucas Christensen and Tony Miller, were invited to visit the university to talk to English classes and interact with students they have been working with online.  Full Story >

Alumni Notes

Catch up on news of your classmates, including births, marriages, achievements, new jobs and promotions.  Read More >

Reunions & Events

o  Raleigh, NC Reunion

   May 17th


o Chicago Reunion
   June 12th


o Kansas City Reunion
   June 19th


o Omaha Golf
   July 19th


o Okoboji Golf
   August 1 - 2


o  Dakota Dunes
   August 25


o Homecoming 2008
   October 10-11 (Fri/Sat)

Other Campus Headlines

Wayne State College Graduation Ceremonies to be Held May 3

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WSC Professor Catherine Rudin Awarded $348,000 Grant to Preserve Omaha-Ponca Language

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Wayne State Foundation seeks entries for Centennial logo contest

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