Patterson named first Baron Professor of Social Justice Education

Sara Patterson, Hanover College professor of theological studies, has been appointed the inaugural Linda ’73 and Mark Baron Professor of Social Justice Education. The endowed professorship is made possible by a $1 million gift from Linda Pirtle Baron ’73 and her husband, Mark. The appointment includes salary incentives, discretionary spending for research and funding for

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What is better than watching “Napoleon Dynamite” on the big screen? Eating tater tots while watching the movie, then interacting live with beloved characters Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico. Sweet! The Hanover College Enrichment Series will present “Napoleon Dynamite Live Comes to Indiana,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in Collier Arena. The event will

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For eight days in April 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. sat in a jail cell in Birmingham, Ala. While incarcerated for his participation in nonviolent demonstrations against segregation, King penned one of the most famous documents in the history of the U.S. civil rights movement. “Letter from Birmingham Jail” was hand-written April 16, 1963, as

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Hanover College will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, Jan. 16) with a collection of volunteer opportunities and community-building activities throughout the week. Participation is free for all events. Register to participate Monday, Jan. 16 Jefferson County (Ind.) House of Hope 9-10:30 a.m., 100 East Second Street, Suite H, Madison, IN 47250 Sort food

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The late Bob Rosenthal served Hanover College’s community as a member of the faculty for nearly 50 years. He was also a devoted advocate for animals and local volunteer. In honor of Rosenthal’s well-known love of pets, the Dr. Robert J. Rosenthal Dog Park will open on campus later this fall. Access to the park,

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A robust Greek system has flourished on Hanover’s campus for almost 170 years. In recent years, the College’s Greek community has annually encompassed more than 50 percent of the student body after formal recruitment. Since 1853, Greek organizations have enhanced the Hanover experience through leadership, social, philanthropic and extracurricular opportunities. Through the past two years,

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As a young boy, retired Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark E. Dunning ’83 dreamed of becoming a paleontologist but knew he would need a doctorate for such a career. Spending time outside exploring creek beds and looking for fossils in Switzerland County, Ind., were highlights of Dunning’s childhood. Therefore, it was a natural progression for Dunning

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Harlan Hubbard’s property secured by not-for-profit group A legacy can often point to business success or a singular contribution. Seldom do legacies bring together such unique aspects as that of Harlan Hubbard. Art and architecture, carpentry and community, ecology and education, history and preservation all fuse to reflect the life and influence of the celebrated

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In 1925, Mount Rushmore was dedicated, the first U.S. motel opened, Chrysler Corporation was founded and there were 44 students in Hanover College’s senior class. That fall, Hanover also started a tradition that has now spanned nearly 100 years. Hanover hosted its first Homecoming Oct. 24, 1925. That year, the College’s alumni population totaled 1,335.

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Pictured above (l-r): Devon Sharpe ‘13, Charles Stewart ’63, Deby Grosskopf Dihoff ’73, Okletey Wilson-Tei ‘09, Adam Clevenger ‘05 and President Lake Lambert Appreciation for the Hanover College experience radiated throughout a special event as Hanover’s highest alumni honors were presented to five graduates during a ceremony to kick off Hanover’s 95th-annual Homecoming celebration. Deby

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