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Benham-Pence Student Center

The central hub for Wittenberg students.

The Student Center is located off of Alumni Way, right next to New Hall. The lower level has seen extensive renovations in recent years. Along with the campus mailroom, the lower level features Founders Pub, a large-screen television that is displayed above the fireplace in Gus Geil Lounge, a computer lounge, and a game room called Doppelgangers, which features big screen televisions, multiple gaming systems, popular arcade games, and classic tables such as table tennis and billiards.  The lower level of the student center is also home to Union Board, a student-run organization tasked with organizing a myriad of events on campus including the famed Wittfest where popular musical artists are invited for an all-day concert.

The Wittenberg Bookstore and Post 95, a café-style eatery that serves light meals and snacks, are located on the main floor near the information desk and a range of meeting rooms. Post 95 opened January 2005, and was named for Martin Luther's posting of the 95 theses on the castle church in Lutherstadt-Wittenberg, Germany, on Oct. 31, 1517. The name was selected because the space is not only a place where the community can gather for friendship, fun and conversation, but also for the exchange of ideas throughout the university. The 500-seat Center Dining Room (CDR), which serves as the main dining area for students, is located on the second level, along with multiple meeting rooms.

The Student Center provides the main source for communication to students living on campus and houses the Office of Student Involvement, which is responsible for many campus events throughout the school year. The Benham-Pence Student Center is also home to the offices of The Torch, Wittenberg's student newspaper.



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