The College of Wooster already boasts help resources like the Learning Center, Information Technology and the Safety and Security Office. This fall, however, a new group will be providing an entirely different kind of support for Wooster students: a network of their peers who have volunteered to help others struggling with issues of sexuality. Continue reading Sexuality support group founded by grad takes off
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Alumnus of Stanford and Oxford speaks about Islamic youth
This past Tuesday, Sept. 2, the Wooster Forum series, “Through Their Eyes: Youth Finding Hope in a World of Adversity,” began with a lecture given by Jared Cohen entitled “Children of Jihad: Terrorism, Democracy, and the Changing Demographics of the Middle East.” Continue reading Alumnus of Stanford and Oxford speaks about Islamic youth
Young scholars flourish
This summer, 19 first-year students were given the opportunity to test the waters of college life with a new program at The College of Wooster.
Emerging College Scholars is an initiative spearheaded by the Dean of Students and Faculty to bring new students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds onto the campus early and allow them to experience what it is like to live, learn, work and even socialize at Wooster. Continue reading Young scholars flourish
Meal plan uncertainties addressed
Wooster students have acquired some substantial food for thought this semester as the College puts into practice a variety of alterations to the meal plan for fall 2008 and beyond
“Student input was critical to make the creation of meal plan choices a priority for our administration,” said Director of Hospitality Services Chuck Wagers, citing specific requests from Wooster students on the subject in recent years. Continue reading Meal plan uncertainties addressed
McGaw Chapel sparks controversy
Love it or hate it, McGaw Chapel is certainly one of the more recognizable landmarks on the Wooster campus. This summer saw the completion of some much-needed renovations to the 37-year-old building, both indoors and outdoors. Continue reading McGaw Chapel sparks controversy
Remodel of Babcock necessitates adjustment
During the course of this school year, the campus will witness the realization of a plan long in the making: the renovation of Babcock Hall.
Last fall, the wheels of the renovation process were set in motion when the Offices of Student Affairs, Residence Life and Facilities presented a joint renovation proposal to the Funding Allocation Committee (FAC), which subsequently approved it. Continue reading Remodel of Babcock necessitates adjustment