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March 13, 2020
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University Mourns Student Death

Jack Benak '23 Dies In Boating Accident March 12

Jack Benak '23 passed away yesterday following a tragic boating accident in Florida while on spring break. We extend our deepest sympathy and prayers to his family, friends, professors, soccer teammates, and our entire campus community.

Information concerning services will be forthcoming.

Click here for news release on Wittenberg athletics website

Karen Gerboth
Karen Gerboth
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

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Wittenberg's curriculum has centered on the liberal arts as an education that develops the individual's capacity to think, read, and communicate with precision, understanding, and imagination. We are dedicated to active, engaged learning in the core disciplines of the arts and sciences and in pre-professional education grounded in the liberal arts. Known for the quality of our faculty and their teaching, Wittenberg has more Ohio Professors of the Year than any four-year institution in the state. The university has also been recognized nationally for excellence in community service, sustainability, and intercollegiate athletics. Located among the beautiful rolling hills and hollows of Springfield, Ohio, Wittenberg offers more than 100 majors, minors and special programs, enviable student-faculty research opportunities, a unique student success center, service and study options close to home and abroad, a stellar athletics tradition, and successful career preparation.

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