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The annual student art exhibit, which
exhibits the artistic compilation of
William Woods University art students,
will be on display at WWU March 11
to April 3.
A reception will take place from 4 to
6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Mildred
Cox Gallery in the Gladys Woods
Kemper Center for the Arts.
This exhibition comprises art from
courses in drawing, design, painting,
sculpture and watercolor, printmaking,
jewelry and graphic design. Any
student, from any major, who has done
quality work in these classes is
eligible for selection by the faculty
for this exhibit.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. to
4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The exhibit
is free and open to the public. For more
information, call (573) 592-4245.
A career connections fair,
designed to help students develop
connections that will help in
career planning, will be held at
William Woods University March 8
in the multipurpose room of Helen
Stephens Sport Complex.
The event, which is scheduled
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is
sponsored by Cheree Meeks,
career service director.
Representatives will be
available to answer questions
regarding full and part-time jobs,
internships opportunities, study
abroad experiences and graduate
The event is open to students of
all levels who are looking to make
connections, ask questions and
begin ‘their professional resumes.
Career Fair set
Art show opens
Tree--continued from page 1
By Ilana Archuleta
is a student at William Woods—and,
because of the economy, he had
overstocked inventory and had time
available for the project.
Biodiversity and reforestation
efforts included the 12
entrance to campus, replacing
trees damaged by ice storms, planting
trees native to Missouri, improving
the natural look of the campus lake
areas and providing color and wildlife
habitat during different seasons.
Since that time, Kelcie Spradley
formed a student organization
called “Knowing The Woods.” The
organization focuses on maintaining
the natural beauty of the campus
through the trees. In 2010, the club
observed Arbor Day by planting a
tree in memory of Donald J. Dobson,
a WWU alumnus and former WWU
and Fulton High School teacher and
coach. The students also conducted
a service-learning project, teaching
the children in Fulton Preschool more
about trees.
Sharon Mather, WWU advisor
for “Knowing The Woods,” said that
Kelcie Spradley and the students
in the Knowing The Woods Club
were the driving force behind the
university seeking the Tree Campus
USA designation.
“Their enthusiasm and dedication
inspired faculty and staff members
to join them in partnership to plan
events and activities that helped
achieve the ‘Tree Campus USA’ status.”
The student organization is
forming plans to observe Arbor Day
this year and plans to hold an event
during Alumni Weekend, April 15-17.
Clockwise from top left, “Wine Bottle” by
Kathryn Rademan, “Jump” by Valerie Herman
and “Seasons” by Kaycee Wyatt