For the past three weeks, Terry Bell has faced one charge of inciting a riot and multiple counts of arson – but Bell, the prosecutor, defense attorney, and witnesses, are all children. Only the judge and jury are adults.
For those Ohio Wesleyan alumni who celebrated their reunions at Alumni Weekend earlier this month, it was a special time to experience and savor the excitement of a college campus in motion, and celebrate the lives and accomplishments of dear OWU friends.
After serving as acting executive editor for over a year, Ohio Wesleyan alumnus Gordon Witkin ’77 has been selected to lead The Center for Public Integrity, one of the nation’s most prestigious nonprofit investigative news organizations.
Attorney and founder of the Ollendorff Center for Human and Religious Understanding in Tenafly, New Jersey, Stephen Ollendorff, delivered the keynote address on May 11 at Ohio Wesleyan’s 170th Commencement ceremony.
Ohio Wesleyan University seniors Kelsey Ullom and Rachel Vinciguerra will be packing their bags for Haiti after they graduate. Beginning in June, they will serve for one year as volunteer coordinators for the Pwoje Espwa orphanage in Les Cayes, Haiti.
We know it is time for Alumni Weekend when…the green grass and fragrance of the flowers beckon throughout the day and when the excitement generated by Commencement is matched by the thoughts of welcoming hundreds of Ohio Wesleyans sons and daughters—and their families—back to campus.
“I loved Ohio Wesleyan from the minute I was there until the minute I left,” said Jean Carper ’53, as she was inducted April 16 into the Ohio Foundation of Independent College’s Hall of Excellence. “So I want to thank everybody connected with Ohio Wesleyan.”