Community conversations, volunteer opportunities headline Hanover’s MLK Day activities

Hanover College will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 17, with “Building the Beloved Community,” an offering of virtual conversations and community volunteer activities. William Rodriguez, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion and philosophy at Bethune-Cookman University, will lead “Call to Community,” a virtual reflection and discussion of King’s famous “I Have a Dream”

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Etched into boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s gravestone are the still-impactful words from his 1978 quote, “Service to others was the rent I paid for my room in heaven.” While his devastating reach in the ring was 78 inches, the reach of his legacy as a champion for social justice and civil rights continues to be

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Following graduation this coming spring, Makenzie Carroll ‘22, Madeline McHugh ’22 and Sydney Ruggles ‘22 will each launch their post-Hanover careers through the Gov. Bob Orr Indiana Entrepreneurial Fellowship program. Started in 2002, the Orr Fellowship is one of Indiana’s most-celebrated non-profit talent programs. The two-year post-graduate experience places high-achieving college seniors from across the Midwest in full-time,

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In the broadest sense, being a first-generation college student means that your family does not have a tradition of going to college. More specifically, to be “first-generation” means that your parents did not complete a four-year college degree. The Center for First-Generation Student Success states that while first-generation students are “often quite academically skilled and

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A dynamic, smile-filled day continued into a vibrant, memory-filled evening as Hanover College celebrated its 94th-annual Homecoming. PHOTOS More than 2,000 Hanoverians – covering more than six decades – gathered on campus Oct. 2 for Homecoming 2021. The festivities featured 28 class reunions, an array of special gatherings, Hanoverfest, football and live music. The celebration

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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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“I came to Hanover because I was only looking at small liberal arts colleges because it’s very similar system to my high school (a small Montessori school). The Montessori education focuses on creating well-rounded people who are driven by their passions and practical learning. My high school experience was shaped by an ability to pursue

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On June 19, 1865, federal orders were read in Galveston, Texas, that stated the Civil War had ended and all previously enslaved peoples were declared free. More than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation – slavery was completely abolished in the United States. Now known as Freedom Day, Black Independence Day and

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Frisbee golf enthusiasts rejoice! After decades of students aiming at informal targets scattered around the Quad, Hanover’s campus now features an official nine-hole disc golf course. Completed in mid-May, the par-31, 3,791-foot course weaves within the woods and open areas surrounding the YMCA, water tower, soccer field, observatory and softball diamond. The nine varying-distance holes

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Hanover College will be face-to-face again this Fall and is committed to providing a safe campus for students and employees. We are also excited to return to a less-restrictive campus environment. However, for Hanover College to operate as close to “normal” as possible, it’s important that we achieve the highest possible COVID-19 vaccination rate. Given medical

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