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Make It Your Own
Blossom Barrett decided that Kenyon needed a dance squad, so she rounded up some dancers and made it happen. More...

Kenyon News Digest May 2007

Commencement Weekend
Chief White House correspondent for NBC News David Gregory will present the Commencement address at Kenyon College’s one hundred seventy-ninth graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 19. More...

Campaign Kickoff
On Friday, June 1, Kenyon will kick off the largest campaign ever in the College's history. All members of the Kenyon family are invited to the festivities. If you would like to join us, please e-mail Patty Bower at bowerp@kenyon.edu.

Russian Rejoicing
In a single fifty-minute period, three Kenyon students penned award-winning essays in response to the prompt, "Write a letter in Russian to a famous figure in Russian history or literature." More...

Gotta Love Local
When Kenyon threw an all-campus picnic to celebrate the end of the semester, the menu reflected the College's leadership in the local-food movement. The picnic was a showcase for Kenyon's Food for Thought program, which not only brings local fare into the campus dining halls but also immerses students in the surrounding community, where they study food issues first-hand, forge rewarding relationships with farmers, and create museum-quality exhibits to share their findings. More...

Capstone Experience
It can take the form of an art exhibit, a documentary, a slide show, a play, or something else entirely. It involves diligent preparation and is supremely rewarding in the end. It's the Senior Exercise, a rite of passage that's quintessentially Kenyon. More...

Lords' Tournament Trail Ends
After winning its tenth North Coast Athletic Conference title, the Lords were forced to make an early exit from the NCAA Division III men's tennis championship tournament. The Lords, who received a first-round bye, were ousted from the second round of the tournament after the Kalamazoo College Hornets stung them with a 5-1 defeat. More...

Election Results
The Office of Alumni and Parent Programs is pleased to announce the successful candidates in the 2006-07 Alumni Council and alumni trustee election. The four new Alumni Council members are Laura A. Plummer '85 of Bloomington, Indiana, Christopher D. Barth '94 of Decorah, Iowa, Kristin A. Meister '00 of New York, New York, and Todd P. Leavitt '73 P'10 of Santa Monica, California. The two alumni elected to service as alumni trustees are Jeffrey A. Bell '84 of Kirkland, Washington, and Lisa Betson Resnik '89 of Louisville, Kentucky.

Web Redesign Survey
During the 2007-08 academic year, Kenyon will begin a Web-redesign process that will culminate in the launch of a new site in the summer of 2008. More...

Reunion Weekend 2007
At Reunion Weekend 2007, Kenyon will welcome back classes ending in 7 and 2, as well as the Archons and Chamber Singers. Reunion this year falls on the weekend after Memorial Day, May 31-June 3.The full reunion schedule is available at www.kenyon.edu/reunion.xml

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference for Kenyon
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. If you haven't given yet this year, please consider doing so before the fiscal year concludes on June 30. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2006-07 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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