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:
Group (Taylor Lamborn '11)
|11 p.m.||For Wooster Students: Dance Party
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.