Kenyon News Digest, December 17, 2012

Annual Report of Gifts
The Annual Report of Gifts: 2011-12 is now available online. The report recognizes gifts made to the Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. This year's report contains a special message from President S. Georgia Nugent.

Student Life: Uncut
Follow seven Kenyon students as they chronicle the daily what-have-you's of life on the Hill as only they can tell it—real and uncensored—with the Quintessential Kenyon blog.

Along Middle Path with John Green '00
Did you know John Green's megahit young-adult novel The Fault in Our Stars has captured the the number one spot on Time Magazine's "Top 10 Fiction Books" for 2012? John returned to campus last month to muse on his time on The Hill. Watch the video.

Cutting a Rug for Charity
The second annual Dancing with the Kenyon Stars competition featuring faculty and students raised $1,050 for a local poverty-fighting community action agency.

In Harmony: The Kokes and the Creeks
This month two of Kenyon's a cappella groups took the stage to perform Some Nights in Rosse Hall. Watch the video.

Jousting over Ideas
Seniors Tommy Brown, Matthew Hershey, and Alexander Variano received the Franklin Miller Jr. Award for creating Agora, a popular public discussion forum at Kenyon.

Kenyon College: There's an App for That
Well, sort of. As the college begins to consider an app for alumni, we need your input on what features and functions matter most to you. Take the quick mobile app survey and let us know.

Register for Your "Education Vacation"
"I wish I could take a Kenyon course and live the student life for a week . . ." A new array of summer programs for adults in a newly created organization—the Kenyon Institute Summer Seminar—makes this dream come true.

Join the Alumni Community
Working on those holiday cards? Don't forget, you can look up your classmates' addresses in the Alumni Online Community. If you haven't already joined the community, you can request your Login ID from Jill Shriver at

Support Kenyon: Every Gift Makes a Difference
We would like to extend sincere thanks to all who have already donated to the Kenyon Fund and the Kenyon Parents Fund. Your participation makes a difference. Please visit to make a gift to the 2012-13 Kenyon Fund or Kenyon Parents Fund.

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