A Celebration for the Campus Community

Friday, October 21

1:00 p.m. All-Campus Photo  South side of Kauke Hall Students, faculty, staff, and members of the Board of Trustees and Alumni Board gather for a group photo to kick off the festivities. FREE TEE SHIRTS FOR ALL!
1:30 p.m. 150 Years – Through Students' Eyes 

Andrews Library Ribbon cutting for a student-curated exhibit on the history of the College
2:30 – 4 p.m. Presidential Perspectives 

(This event will be live-streamed.)

Overflow seating in Andrews Library CoRE
Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center

Panel discussion on the liberal arts and Wooster's distinctive place in American higher education, with President Sarah Bolton and former Presidents Georgia Nugent, Grant Cornwell, Stan Hales, and Henry Copeland
4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Alumni Perspectives: Two dozen accomplished alumni, three fascinating topics, unlimited food for thought Kauke 244 Panel 1: Tackling Complex Problems: A Liberal Arts Approach

Moderator: John Ramsay, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean of Experiential Learning

Panelists: Emily Armour ’95, Jennifer Haverkamp ’79, Rachel Kirley ’03, Andrew Lewellen ’03, Daniel Rice ’85, Ryan Snyder ’14
Kauke 143 Panel 2: Heart & Soul: What Makes a Human Tick?

Moderator:  Amber Garcia, Associate Professor of Psychology and Department Chair

Panelists: E. Scott Geller ’64, David Little ’55, Brenda Major ’61, Margaret Plews-Ogan ’77, Sangram Sisodia ’77, Samrat Upadhyay ’87
Kauke 039 Panel 3: Straight Lines & Wrong Turns: How I Got Here (and How Wooster Helped)

Moderator: Denise Bostdorff, Professor of Communication and Department Chair

Panelists: Susan Albers Bowling ’97, Catherine Hammond ’03, Kendra Heffelbower ’03, Douglas Hicks ’71, Deval Mehta ’05, Wenyuan Wu ’11
5 - 7 p.m. All-Campus Dinner  Lowry Center All Wooster students, faculty, and staff are welcome. We may have ordered too many cupcakes. Please prove us wrong.
7:30 p.m. Sesquicentennial Celebration 

Papp Stadium  A concert with the Scot Band. 

This event is open to the public.
8 p.m. Fireworks! Papp Stadium This event is open to the public.
9 p.m. For Wooster Students: Concert 

Tent by Lowry Patio Performers:
VV Lightbody
Group (Taylor Lamborn '11)
11 p.m. For Wooster Students: Dance Party 

The Underground  

Saturday, October 22

Inauguration of Dr. Sarah Bolton as 12th President of The College of Wooster

Sunday, October 23 10:30 a.m.

Sesquicentennial Worship Service in McGaw Chapel hosted by the Office of Interfaith Campus Ministries in partnership with First Presbyterian Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church.

This service will recognize the College’s historic ties to the Presbyterian Church as we honor and celebrate our multi-faith community. The sermon will be provided by James Hudnut-Beumler, a 1980 graduate of The College of Wooster who is the Anne Potter Wilson Distinguished Professor of American Religious History at Vanderbilt University, and former dean of Vanderbilt’s divinity school.

A reception hosted by the First Presbyterian Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church congregations will be held in Mackey Hall at the Westminster Church House immediately following the service.