Mom’s home: EPZ meets its maker

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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A group of select Hanover students is not only currently gaining solid work experience, but also a deeper connection to the local community through The Good Neighbor Internship Program. The initiative provides paid internships for 10 students at Jefferson County (Ind.) businesses and organizations. The program, which targets sophomores and juniors, creates a pathway for

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Game tied with 1:19 left. Opponent has the ball inside Hanover territory. Fourth-and-one. Donning an easily spotted electric pink vest, with ponytail perched above her head, Mya Urba ’24 signals the Panthers’ formation from the sidelines, then anxiously implores her defensive unit to make a game-saving stop. Though just 19 years old, Mya Urba ’24

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Gabriel Vanover, assistant professor of theatre, has been awarded one of just six statewide grants from the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana, Inc. (PALNI) to create an open educational resource (OER) through the organization’s PALSave Textbook Creation Grants Program. Open educational resources are free-access online course materials, including textbooks and other tools. The availability

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This spring, Professor of English Dominique Battles was presented with the 2020 Wilson Prize for Article of the Year from “Studies in Philology.” Battles earned the honor for a two-part series, which explored the connection between the late 14th-century Middle English “Athelston” and the English Peasants’ Revolt of 1381. The pieces established the first sustained

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Aimée Rust-Scheuermann ’96 was presented with the Dorothy Cheesman Distinguished Service Award by the Indiana Association for College Admission Counseling (INACAC). Named for a longtime member of the admission staff at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the Cheesman Award is presented annually to recognize distinguished and exemplary service to students in their search for post-secondary education.

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Emily Jones ‘21 has received a coveted Orr Fellowship. The two-year post-graduate experience places high-achieving college seniors from across the Midwest in full-time, paid positions at dynamic companies and organizations in Central Indiana. Jones will participate in a rotational program at Ingram Micro, an Indianapolis-based information technology company. The fellowship will provide an extended exploration

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Four Hanoverians will be honored with the College’s highest alumni awards during a special Homecoming ceremony next fall. Geoff Lorenz ’65 and Dr. Curtis Stine ’71 will be presented with the Alumni Achievement Award. Benjamin Gunning ’08 and Brianna Harlan ’15 have been selected to receive the Distinguished Young Alumni Award. The event is scheduled

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The life and work of Harlan Hubbard were honored during an October 19th ceremony in the Duggan Library. “Harlan Hubbard, Life as Art” officially opened the College’s exhibition of Hubbard’s artwork. A celebrated artist and writer, Hubbard was revered in the region for his practice of sustainable living. Along with his wife, Anna, the couple

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Hanover College’s students and faculty are back, beginning a much-anticipated 2020-21 academic year August 24. Bright eyes and exuberant gestures help plentiful smiles radiate from behind face coverings. Campus life is flourishing, but continues to be a daily work-in-progress. The continuation of this thriving learning community is dependent on each person’s activities and behaviors. “Students

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