Spring Term!

I’m sure most of you by now have heard about Spring Term but if you are like me I’m sure you are also wondering what that is. When I came here I didn’t understand what Spring Term was besides a class in May, but what class? Why is it so much fun? How do I…

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Meeting alumni around the world

One of the most pleasant aspects of my job is the hundreds of alumni I get to meet as I travel around the country. They confirm our belief that a Hanover education will prepare you to take advantage of a lifetime of opportunities. Let me give you two examples: Two weeks ago Ross Hubbard ’74…

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Kaleidoscope Presents Kara Walker

It’s official, Kaleidoscope has finished the events for Black History Month. The last one was a presentation about Kara Walker, by one of the art professors, Leticia Bajuyo. We did not realize that Kara Walker was still alive, until another art professor told us. So the plan next year is to have Kara Walker as…

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Damon Williams Visits Hanover

Kaleidoscope, the student multicultural organization, brought Damon Williams to the campus for the second year; it was all part of the Black History Month celebration on campus. He is good friends with Taran McZee, who is the director of multicultural affairs/international program. Williams has earned national recognition. He has appeared on BET’s Comicview  every year…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Week

While we head in to Black History Month, we have just passed the holiday of Martin Luther King Jr. day. In Kaleidoscope, we not only celebrated his birthday, we celebrated his life, legacy and what he stood for. King was an important civil rights leader; if it was not for him, I would not be…

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Financial Aid Time!

The Winter term at Hanover has officially begun, and for students, this means a new round of classes and a lot of snow. For me and the rest of my office it means FINANCIAL AID SEASON! It is a pretty exciting time of year because it’s when a lot of students find out that they…

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I love a good quest!

When I was in High School I was so jealous of my sister who was studying abroad in Australia as a Hanover Student.  It was her experience abroad that intrigued me to examine Hanover as an option for college.  Of course when I got here I jumped on the first study abroad experience available during…

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Bogside Artists Point of View II

Fellow blogger Megan already hit on this topic, but I have some of my own input for the Bogside Artist.  I was so excited to hear that The River’s Institute invited international artists to campus, and even more excited to hear they were from Ireland… in case my red hair and fiery personality didn’t give…

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The Bogside Artists

Passion, that’s what drives the Bogside Artists to tell their story through murals. These three artists have inspired me, because their work comes from such a personal place of inspiration; the civil rights movement in Derry, Northern Ireland. My personal inspiration is different, but still, the effect of such a powerful experience drives these three…

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A Little Magic in Philadelphia

Everyday as I walk to my internship, I walk right past an amazing and magical place that is just a few blocks from my apartment. A few weekends ago when my parents came to visit, I was able to take them to this place, which my dad later said that it was his favorite thing…

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