Academic Excellence Honored During Fifth Annual Event
Springfield, Ohio – Wittenberg is preparing for the fifth annual Liberal Arts in Action: A Celebration of Learning on Friday, April 7. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Benham-Pence Student Center and the Joseph C. Shouvlin Center for Lifelong Learning.
Dedicated to celebrating student achievement, the campus-wide event showcases student talent from various academic departments and co-curricular activities, as it unites students, faculty and staff around this year's academic accomplishments. Research pursuits, poster presentations and various performances by more than 140 students are expected this year.
At the conclusion of the Celebration of Learning, the community will gather for the annual Honors Convocation at 4:15 p.m. in Weaver Chapel, followed by an Honors Reception in Gus Geil Lounge of the Benham-Pence Student Center at 5:30 p.m.
Special thanks go to event co-organizers Amy Livingston, H.O. Hirt Professor of History and director of the Honors Program, and Cherie Rebar, professor of nursing, with additional thanks to staff members Brandee Bates, Linda Beals, Beth Delaney, Sharon Greitzer and Ryan Maurer for their logistical support.
For a complete overview of the event, go to www.wittenberg.edu/celebration
By: Kylie Ponn ’18, Office of University Communications
Repeatedly recognized by the Princeton Review for its professor accessibility, superior classroom experience and longstanding commitment to sustainability, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked university for the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. A leader in providing an active, engaged learning environment defined by excellence in academics, innovation, student success, service and athletics, Wittenberg was recently named one of Forbes' Top 50 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges. Additionally, the university currently has more Ohio Professors of the Year than any other four-year institution in the state and recently earned a spot on the “Best Buy” list in the 2017 Fiske Guide to Colleges. For more information, visit www.wittenberg.edu.