Whether you want to spend time on the golf course, socialize with your classmates over dinner or visit the Baldwin City campus, Alumni Weekend provides a great opportunity to reconnect with friends.
The thermometer is just now beginning to catch up with the calendar and the tulips and other spring flowers have made their presence known throughout the flower beds that dot the beautiful Baldwin City campus. Perhaps spring is really here.
Called up to the New York Yankees in April, former Wildcat baseball standout Vidal Nuno posted his first victory in the majors May 1, in a 7-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
Rebecca Simkins and Madison Wendt have received the 2013 Harter Scholarships, the University’s most prestigious academic prize. Wendt is the daughter of Baker alumni Mark, ’86, and Shari (Nasseramini), ’90, Wendt.
Senior Sydney Doster has received a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year to teach English in Nepal.
While the Baker campuses were blanketed in snow, a few staff members and administrators enjoyed the opportunity to visit alumni and former students and their guests during a series of gatherings in Green Valley, Sun City West and Scottsdale, Ariz., and San Diego and San Francisco, Calif.
Trustee Susanne Richardson Teel, ’69, will honor President Pat Long’s leadership and commitment to students by naming the renovated student center after her.
Old Castle, Baker’s first building, is among the history to be featured in The Way We Worked exhibit at the Lumberyard Arts Center. The exhibition, which runs through May 5, is part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street program.
Baker Orange Online was recognized in November with its first national Pacemaker Award. The award is regarded as the Pulitzer Prize in student journalism.