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October 2012 - Volume 18, Number 4


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Focus on Iowa
Wesleyan College

by Deborah D. Thornton

It has been a busy semester at IWC, with many new and interesting campus activities.


Ian Moschenross, associate professor of music at Monmouth College, Illinois, presented a piano recital at IWC on September 21, playing works by Bach, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Shubert.


PII Research Analyst John Hendrickson organized and hosted a panel on the U.S. Constitution on September 17, Constitution Day. PII President Dr. Don Racheter participated as a panelist.


Homecoming was the weekend of October 5-6: activities included a Car Cruz-In, P.E.O. Memory Room Tours, Harlan-Lincoln House Tours, a pancake breakfast, and the Tiger Run, in addition to the football game against Trinity International University. Fall alumni events have been held in Chicago, Fort Madison, Des Moines, and Muscatine.


High school student recruitment days are being held on October 26 and November 12.


Programs on “Connecting the Local to the Global,” “An Evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln,” and a presentation on “Human Resiliency & Issues of Race” have also been held.


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