Campus Notes, Feb. 12

2013-02-12T05:30:00Z 2013-11-30T18:44:40Z Campus Notes, Feb. 12 Journal Times
February 12, 2013 5:30 am

EMILY BRZEZINSKI SCHEDULED TO GIVE PRESENTATION AT THE KENOSHA CIVIL WAR MUSEUM

KENOSHA — The Kenosha County Archaeological Society will feature Emily Brzezinski discussing archaeological field methods in addition to the rich historical and material culture associated with the Athienou Archaeological field school located on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. This presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Seminar Room of the Kenosha Civil War Museum, 5400 First Ave. This presentation is free and open to the public.

Brzezinski is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, double majoring in anthropology and history with an art history minor.

Call (262) 652-7726 or email dstika1@wi.rr.com for more information.


RACINE RESIDENT SARAH SESTERHENN RETURNS FROM STUDYING ABROAD IN SOUTH AFRICA

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. — Siena College student Sarah Sesterhenn has returned from studying abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Sesterhenn spent the fall semester attending classes and experiencing Stellenbosch through the college’s Study Abroad program.

Sesterhenn, a Racine resident, is a junior English major at Siena College. Sesterhenn was one of 77 participants in the study abroad program this semester, which sent students to countries all over the world, including several in Europe, South America and Latin America as well as Jordan, Uganda, Ghana and Tunisia.


JAMES HOUSTON VOLUNTEERED IN AKRON DURING UA’S DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY OF SERVICE

AKRON, Ohio — James Houston of Racine, participated in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 21 by volunteering in the Akron community.

Houston volunteered on Jan. 21, with the Department of Student Life’s Civic Engagement Programs for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Supported through a grant from ServeOhio, they worked with the nonprofit Nazareth Housing Development Corp., which facilitates housing for low and moderate-income families in Summit County. The University of Akron crew did landscaping, cleaning, wallpaper removal and interior painting at one of its homes.

Houston is majoring in electronic engineering tech.


RACINE STUDENT CRYSTINA HAWLEY RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL

MILWAUKEE — Racine-area high school graduate Crystina Hawley is a recipient of a college scholarship from Northwestern Mutual, through its foundation.

The mutual company has awarded 56 scholarships to southeastern Wisconsin high school graduates, who are children of Northwestern Mutual employees and retirees. The scholarship winners were chosen based on a number of criteria, including class rank, grade-point average, SAT/ACT scores, extracurricular involvement and employment history.

“Crystina has demonstrated consistently strong leadership in both the classroom and the community,” said John Kordsmeier, president, Northwestern Mutual Foundation. “The financial support from the company is not only an investment in each recipient’s future, but it’s also an investment in our future community leaders.”

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