Sunday, February 1, 2015

News & Notes from Wabash

news & notes @ Wabash
February 2015


February 5, 2015 Annual Cincinnati Dinner

February 11, 2015 Reception and Dinner - Orlando, FL

February 12, 2015
Reception - Ft. Myers, FL

February 16, 2015
Admissions Top Ten Program

February 20, 2015
Alumni, Faculty, and Staff Symposium

February 21, 2015
Lacrosse at home vs. Hope
Alumni Basketball game

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March 7-15, 2015
Spring Break

March 20-22, 2015
Honor Scholarship Weekend

May 15-17, 2015 Commencement Weekend

June 5-7, 2015

Big Bash Reunion

August 22, 2015 Freshman Saturday

September 5, 2015

Football at Hampden Sydney

October 3, 2015

October 10-11, 2015

November 7, 2015
Family Day

November 14, 2015
122nd Monon Bell Game

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Campus News

Annual Celebration A Big Success 
The 15th Annual Celebration of Student Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work featured over 100 Wabash Students.   (See Photos)

The Liberal Arts - Prepares You For Anything Billy Whited '06 majored in Art at Wabash and now...(Read More)

“¡REVOLUCIÓN!:” AN ARTFUL COLLABORATION " of the very best things about teaching at a liberal arts college"... (Read More)
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Wabash Profiles

Professor Amanda Ingram is the chair of the Biology Department.  (Read More)

Fabian House '16 is the new student member of the board of directors of the National Association of Wabash Men (Read More)
Sports News

First Home Varsity Lacrosse Game - Feb 21, 2015
Join other Wabash fans for this historic game. (See The Schedule)

Road Trip!  Get ready for Football 2015. 
Join other Wabash football fans for the opening game at Hampden-Sydney.  This travel information should answer your questions.
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Live Webcam of the New Housing construction?  Right Here.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Winter and Wabash

Here is a wonderful article from Beth Swift, Archivist.  Content all about canceling of classes, especially in light of this recent winter in the midwest.

So Much Happening at Wabash

There is so much going on at Wabash - here is a link to the many blogs Take a moment and browse through these offerings.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Wabash College: News Crawfordsville, Indiana

This started me thinking - for our class, what day during the school year would have been the symbolic Tuition Free Day in our lives? 

Wabash College: News Crawfordsville, Indiana

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Wabash College: Again A Best Liberal Arts College

U.S. News has again singled out Wabash College as one of the best private liberal arts colleges in the nation.
The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges of 2014 features just two Indiana private liberal arts schools. Wabash was 57th on the list. Four North Coast Athletic Conference schools, Oberlin, Kenyon, Denison and DePauw, also made the list. The recent news complements with The Princeton Review and Fiske Guide to College singling out Wabash College for excellence and value.
“The rankings allow you to compare at a glance the relative quality of institutions based on such widely accepted indicators of excellence as freshman retention, graduation rates, and the strength of the faculty,” the publication reported today on how it compiles the rankings. “And as you check out the data for colleges already on your short list, you may discover unfamiliar schools with similar metrics, and thus broaden your options.”

Here is a link to the full article.

Wabash College: News Crawfordsville, Indiana

Saturday, August 31, 2013

President Hess First Chapel Talk: Mission Statement & Gentlemen's Rule

Hess: 'A to The; from But to And'
by Howard Hewitt   •   August 29, 2013 Bookmark and Share

President Gregory Hess spoke of Wabash tradition and new goals in Thursday’s Chapel talk, the first day of the 2013-2014 school year.

The new President and Sphinx Club broke with recent tradition and hosted a packed Chapel on the first day of classes. Hess delivered a talk titled, “Why I am Thankful for Wabash College.” During his remarks he suggested a new mojo to go along with the great mission statement, Gentleman’s Rule, and the College’s great motto.
President Hess delivers his first Chapel Talk
President Hess delivers his first Chapel Talk
“I want us to move from “A to The and from But to And,” Hess said. “And by that I want us to be The Liberal Arts College for Men, not just A Liberal Arts College for Men.

“I want us to move from ‘We’re a liberal arts college, but it’s for men,’ to ‘We’re a liberal arts college, and it’s for men.’ That’s what I mean by ‘From A to The and from But to And.’ ”

And then he delivered the words that rang with students and, certainly, alumni alike. “As long as I am President, I will never apologize for Wabash being a liberal arts college for men. I’ll ask you never to do so as well. It is what makes us distinctive, and it is what makes us great. We need to demonstrate and educate others about how best to educate men.”

He began his Chapel Talk with words from poet e.e.cummings about being thankful. He outlined three themes that he would emphasize throughout the year: The value of a liberal arts education; Our need to continue to expand Wabash’s Academic footprint; and, Enhancing the leadership capabilities of our young men.

He said he would not take the time to introduce himself and talk about how he got to Wabash because he thinks he should “tell the story about Wabash College and not be the story of Wabash College.”
He praised the College Mission Statement to To Educate Men to Think Critically, Act Responsibly, Lead Effectively, and Live Humanely. He called it “the most elegant, succinct, informative, and parsimonious as that of any liberal arts college that I know.” The president then drew laughs when he said it could only be better if it were a haiku.

He saluted the Gentleman’s Rule, and compared the expectations of the “lifting our collective sights” to Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream Speech” and President Obama’s words at Wednesday’s 50th Celebration of King’s speech.

He talked about students, staff, and faculty he met during his two months on the job and how “this place drips with commitment to our very unique purpose.”

Hess’s entire Chapel Talk will be here and on the Wabash YouTube Channel shortly.