Kenyon News Digest, June 15, 2009


Commencement Weekend
The Class of 2009 graduated on Saturday, May 16, inside the Kenyon Athletic Center due to inclement weather. Baccalaureate and Commencement speeches are now available online, plus links to photos by Jeff Force '08 and Christian Martinez-Canchola '12.

New Dean of Students
Kenyon names Henry P. Toutain, a long-time dean at Gustavus Adolphus College, as its next dean of students.

Best in the Nation
The Alumni Bulletin has been named the best college magazine in the nation. The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education has named the Bulletin the Robert Sibley Magazine of the Year. According to the judges, the Bulletin is "firing on all cylinders."

Ten Fulbright Fellows
Ten recent Kenyon graduates have been named winners of the J. William Fulbright Fellowship, continuing the College's success as a top producer among small colleges of Fulbright fellows.

Boren Scholarship Winner
Shaakira Raheem '12 has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious Boren National Security Education Program (NSEP) scholarship for the 2009-2010 school year.

Above and Beyond
Franklin Miller awards honor students who go the extra mile in academics and campus life.

Podcast: President S. Georgia Nugent
President S. Georgia Nugent recently discussed how the recession is affecting Kenyon. Listen to this podcast.

Tweet Tweet
Keep up with Kenyon news and happenings on Twitter all summer. And if you haven't already found us on Facebook, become a fan today. Student tour guide Laura Goehrke '10 will soon be adding her voice to Kenyon's fan page.

Virtual Tour
Haven't been back to campus in a while? Enjoy these photos from the virtual tour.

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
We would like to extend thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. If you haven't given this year, please consider doing so before the fiscal year concludes on June 30. These two funds are a critical part of Kenyon's $230 million campaign, We Are Kenyon: The Drive for Excellence. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit http://gift.kenyon.edu to make a gift to the 2008-09 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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Save the Date

Family Weekend:
October 16-18, 2009

Athletics

Men's Lacrosse
Defense dominates Lords' All-NCAC honors. More....

Women's Softball
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