Alumni awards ceremony to honor five Hanoverians

Hanover will present its highest alumni awards to five graduates during a special Homecoming ceremony this fall. Deby Grosskopf Dihoff ’73 and Charles Stewart ’63 will receive the Alumni Achievement Award. Adam Clevenger ‘05, Devon Sharpe ‘13 and Okletey Wilson-Tei ‘09 will be presented with the Distinguished Young Alumni Award. The event is scheduled for

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Former standouts Thad McCracken ’04, Matt Moore ’05, Fran Quigley ’84 and Richard Veach ’88 have been selected to join the Hanover Athletic Hall of Fame. The foursome will be inducted Oct. 22 during a special ceremony as part of the College’s Hall of Fame Day. One of the top three-point shooters in school history,

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Since its founding, Hanoverians have served in the U.S. military through every major conflict around the globe. Students who walked these grounds have fought in the Civil War, World War I and World War II. Hanoverians have also seen action in Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm. Many continue to serve. While their service has carried

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Hanover College celebrated its 189th Commencement, Saturday, May 28, with the conferral of bachelor’s degrees to the 251 members of the Class of 2022 at Alumni Stadium. Event photos | Highlight video | Full video replay Hanover President Lake Lambert extended welcoming remarks to an in-person crowd of more than 3,000, as well as hundreds

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Elaine Kops-Bedel ’74 has been elected chair of the Hanover College Board of Trustees. She will succeed retired Cummins Inc. executive Mark Levett ’71, who is set to retire June 30 after 40 years of board service, including the past eight years as chair. Kops-Bedel was appointed the first secretary and chief executive officer of

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After 40 years of service, Mark Levett ’71 will retire from the Hanover College Board of Trustees this summer. Levett, who joined Hanover’s board in 1982, will complete an eight-year term as board chair June 30. Levett, a retired executive at Cummins Inc., is only the 11th person to serve the College’s board for 40

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Eleven members of the Hanover College campus community have been selected as recipients of the 2022 Stanley Totten Award. The award presentation, along with recognition of 26 service milestones and three retiring employees, was part of an end-of-year event May 17 in the Withrow Activities Center. Started in 2007, the Totten Award is presented to

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Still feeling the exhilaration, Carrie Helton Harris ‘00 walked out of Classic Hall late on the night of April 10, 1999. For nearly two hours, Harris’ brainchild – dubbed Evil Petting Zoo (EPZ) – had delighted more than 100 students in the jam-packed film room. Watch EPZ-related video The nine-member, all-student cast’s improvisational comedy debut

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Underserved area high school students with interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) will have an opportunity to explore related fields through a Hanover College summer academy made possible by a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. “Our educators and students are facing tremendous challenges teaching and learning as we emerge from the pandemic,”

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The Hanover College community mourns after the passing of Henrik Garritt “Henry” Van Leeuwen, professor emeritus of philosophy. He died Feb. 17, 2022, in Indianapolis, Ind. A memorial service for Van Leeuwen will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 19, at the Hanover Presbyterian Church. Rev. J. David Cassel, professor emeritus of theological studies, will

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