The afternoon celebrated the milestone by conferring degrees for 198 men of the Class of 2019 with diplomas from President Gregory D. Hess on the College Mall.
“There are certain students that you want the world for, and part of that is because they’re not demanding it, and Joe is one of those.”
When PJ Mays ’19 first learned about Wabash College, he was told it would be a challenge—that was all the Chicago native needed to hear. He wanted to see if he could make it. As he prepares to graduate, the rhetoric major is now looking back and saying, “I did it.”
Mike Raters ’85, Dean of Students at Wabash for the last 11 years, has decided to step down as head of the Student Life staff.
Wabash honored 39 employees Tuesday at the Annual Faculty and Staff Retirement and Recognition Lunch.
Wabash’s 2019 Day of Giving again broke total amount and donor records, but it’s another number that is raising eyebrows: $1,361, the average amount raised per student—a figure nearly $400 higher per student than nation-leading universities in single-day fundraising.
Four Wabash students have accepted postgraduate fellowships to serve internationally. In all, nine Wabash men have earned international postgraduate fellowships this academic year.
Wabash College celebrates its 181st Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 12, at 2:30 p.m. on the College Mall. President Gregory D. Hess will ring out the Class of 2019.
We sat down with rhetoric major and two-time football captain Kyle McAtee '19 and asked him to reflect on his time at Wabash. Here are some of our favorite moments:
“He is one of the humblest individuals I have ever met. With all of his accomplishments, his inability to talk about himself really displays how selfless of a person he is.”
On Tuesday, the Wabash community got a behind-the-scenes look at the decisions being made every day by small businesses and organizations in the Crawfordsville area—and how Wabash students from the Center for Innovation, Business, and Entrepreneurship (CIBE) are helping to drive those very decisions.
Five Wabash College students have accepted postgraduate fellowships to serve in Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Japan. In all, 43 Wabash men have earned international fellowships in the last six years.
Moved by the momentum of the Giant Steps campaign and associated events around the country, Dr. Frank ’82 and Lisa Kolisek have just committed an unrestricted estate gift of $1 million to the College. The Koliseks’ gift brings Wabash closer to its $225 million campaign target.
Wabash College is asking its campus, community, and friends to “Step Up For Wabash” for its sixth annual Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 10. This year, the goal is to receive 4,410 gifts by midnight.
Brady Gossett ’19 knew he couldn’t say no to Wabash after his first visit to campus, which consisted of a football game with Track and Field Coach Clyde Morgan and a conversation about beards with Associate Professor of History Rick Warner. Now Commencement is six weeks away, and he’s about to become the first person in his family to graduate from college.
President Gregory D. Hess and Trustee Jennifer Evans have announced the creation of the Mothers’ Fund at Wabash College. When fully endowed, the Mothers’ Fund will be allocated at the discretion of the Dean of Students in ways he or she deems worthy for improving the student experience.
Ann Taylor, the Haines Professor of Biochemistry, was named one of 39 American Council of Education Fellows nationally for the 2019-20 academic year.
As keynote speaker of the Peck Lecture and recipient of the Senior Peck Medal for Eminence in the Law, John L. Ryder ’71 returned to campus to spend a few days interacting with students in classes and during wide-ranging and educational conversations at Scarlet Inn.
Preston Whaley is already making a name for himself in the Wabash College track-and-field record books, so we sat down with the freshman from Fort Worth, Texas for a Q&A session to learn more about him before he competes at the conference indoor championships.
Aaron Embree ’19 is a lot of things—a member of the Sphinx Club, this year’s North Coast Athletic Conference Diver of the Year, and, as we learned in our Q&A session with him, a fearless adrenaline junkie who loves the spotlight.
VIDEO: Jack Davidson '21 makes it look easy—the layups, the jumpers, the three-point shots, the free throws. Few people get to see the hours he puts in outside of practices and games, though. Until now.
For the second consecutive year, four Wabash College seniors have earned Orr Fellowships, guaranteeing them two-year, salaried positions with a host company in Indianapolis.
We love it when alumni come home to Wabash - for Big Bash Reunion Weekend, Homecoming, or just a random trip to campus on a sunny, summer day.