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Eight William Woods University
seniors will display their talents at
the Senior Art Show April 12-May 6
in the Mildred M.
Cox Gallery. “Thru
Our Eyes” is the
exhibit’s theme.
The exhibit
features the
works of
Nicole
Elliott, Amy
Folkedahl, Elise
Fumagalli,
Kelley Martin,
Christine
Scott, Jennifer Shelton, Jenna
Sommers
and
Kaycee Wyatt.
A public reception for the art
show will be held
from 4 to 7 p.m. April
12 in the Gladys
Woods Kemper
Center for the Arts.
“’Thru our Eyes’
is a show using
visual art to express
our view on many
different political and
social issues, along
with other important
pieces from our journey at the
Woods,” Elliott said.
Media that will be displayed
include photography, painting,
graphic design, drawing, sculpture,
ceramics, prints, digital illustration
and mixed media.
The Mildred M. Cox Gallery is
open 9-4 p.m. Monday through
Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday. Admission is free and open
to the public.
For more information about the
exhibit, call (573) 592-4245.
Seniors to exhibit art April 12 - May 6
The postcard designed by seniors
to promote their art exhibit.
Alumni ‘Imagine’ themselves at the Woods
William Woods University will
host its annual Alumni Weekend,
April 15-17. This year’s theme
is “Imagine Yourself Back at
the Woods,” in recognition of
the university’s current capital
campaign, called “Imagine.”
The events are sponsored by the
Student Alumni Council (SAC) in
conjunction with the Alumni Board,
fulfilling one of SAC’s missions—to
unite alumni with current students.
Alumni awards will be presented
to
Dr. Elizabeth Fuselier Ellis
’87, executive clinical director of
University of Texas Health Services,
Alumni Award of Distinction;
Deborah Bunn Hutchison
’74,
author, film maker, entrepreneur
and member of the WWU Board
of Trustees, Service Award;
Sarah
McCune Losinger,
community
volunteer, Honorary Alumnus;
Samantha Bennett Polen
’84,
veterinary consultant, Green
Owl Award;
George Powell,
philanthropist, Order of the Owl,
and
Dan Westhues
, MBA ’96, senior
vice president, consumer banking,
Central Bank in Jefferson City and
treasurer of the WWU Board of
Trustees, Graduate and Professional
Studies Award.
All alumni are welcome to attend
and celebrate with this year’s
recognized reunion classes of 1961,
1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991,
1996, 2001 and 2006.
Kicking off the weekend will
be a William Woods/Westminster
Golf Tournament at Tanglewood
Golf Course from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday. The tournament is a four-
person scramble for alumni, friends,
spouses and parents. A $50 fee
includes greens fee, cart, lunch and
prizes. Registration begins at 9 a.m.
Also on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
in the tent outside Tucker Dining
Hall, complimentary coffee will
be served while alumni visit with
classmates, bid in a silent auction
preview live auction items. Auction
proceeds will benefit student
scholarships and alumni projects.
Other highlights for Friday
include a joint reception for William
Woods and Westminster alumni at
Westminster from 5 to 7 p.m. and
a happy hour cash bar for faculty,
staff, students and alumni from
5:30 to 7 p.m. in the tent outside
Tucker Dining Hall. At 7 p.m. Friday
an alumni dinner and auction will
be held.
Highlights for Saturday include
the alumni awards ceremony from
10 to 11 a.m. in Dulany Auditorium,
a reunion luncheon and presidential
update in Tucker Dining Hall,
followed by reunion class pictures.
Saturday afternoon, tours of Greek
houses and residence halls will be
available. At 3 p.m., the alumni board
hosts a Sorority Circle rally at the
building site. A bags and washers
tournament is also scheduled for
3 p.m. From 3:30 to 6 p.m. alumni
and friends can enjoy wine and beer
tastings with music on Aldridge
Patio. Alumni are welcome to dine
with WWU students at 8 p.m.
For more information, contact
the alumni office at (573) 592-4237
or visit the WWU website at www.
williamwoods.edu/alumni.