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NEWS RELEASE
April 5, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Negro Leagues Baseball Museum exhibit to be on display at Baldwin City campus

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Baker University baseball program is teaming up with the National Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to showcase the great American pastime this spring in Baldwin City.

From May 17 to June 20, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum will bring its traveling exhibit, “Discover Greatness,” to Holt-Russell Gallery at Parmenter Hall on the Baldwin City campus.

More than 300 baseball players and their families will make their way to Baldwin City for the exhibit, attend a throwback re-enactment game on May 31 at Sauder Field and participate in the Baker University Wildcat Wood Bat Invitational on June 10-13.

For more information on the exhibit, contact Baker baseball coach Phil Hannon at (785) 594-8493 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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NEWS RELEASE
March 31, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Summer orientation, enrollment dates set

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University’s summer orientation and enrollment dates are set.

During summer orientation and enrollment, new students will meet with an academic adviser, register for fall courses and learn their way around campus.

Parents, family members and guests are also invited to attend the parent and family orientation, which will be in conjunction with the summer orientation and enrollment student schedule.  Parent and family orientation will introduce families to the academic programs and services available at Baker.

Here are the orientation and enrollment dates:

Wednesday, May 26
Friday, May 28
Friday, June 11
Friday, June 25
Friday, July 16
Friday, July 30

To learn more about the summer orientation and enrollment program, view the student and parent/family schedules, and meet the summer orientation staff at www.bakeru.edu/orientation

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Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.

 

NEWS RELEASE
March 25, 2010
Contact: Steve Rottinghaus, Baker University public relations director, (785) 594-8330 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Baker music department to sponsor event at First United Methodist Church

Baldwin City, Kan. — Two guest musicians — Hannah Holman and Réne Lecuona — will perform on Tuesday, March 30, at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. Admission to the 7:30 p.m. concert, sponsored by Baker University’s music department, is free.

Holman, a cellist, began her professional career in England playing with the English String Orchestra under Yehudi Menuhin and later with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under Simon Rattle. After returning to the United States, she became principal cello of the Jackson Symphony and assistant principal with the Greater Lansing Symphony Orchestra and Michigan Chamber Orchestra. An active chamber musician, she was a founding member of the Beaumont Piano Trio, which performed recitals around the United States and England, and was also a founding member of Quadrivinium, a music ensemble in residence at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She has an active solo career, performing with orchestras in Michigan, Virginia, Georgia and Iowa. Additionally, Holman participated in the Pablo Casals Cello competition in Germany and the Luis Sigall Cello Competition in Chile. Holman has served on faculties of the Worcester College, Michigan State University Community School and Virginia Union University. Ms. Holman is a lecturer at the University of Iowa.

Lecuona, a pianist, has been praised for her chamber music interpretations and solo performances.  She has performed throughout South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and the United States. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall with mezzo-soprano Katherine Eberle and in the Goodman Hall at Lincoln Center with soprano Rachel Joselson. Her playing has been featured on many compact discs, including a recording of the music of Margaret Brouwer, which won the 2000 Contemporary Art Music Burton Award. Lecuona is on the faculty of The University of Iowa. She resides in Coralville, Iowa, with her husband, Andrew, and their son, Sebastian.

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Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.

 

NEWS RELEASE
March 25, 2010
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Sarna honored by American College Health Association

Baldwin City, Kan. — Ruth Sarna, director of student health services at Baker University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Ollie B. Moten Award, which recognizes American College Health Association members who have made a significant impact at their university.

Sarna, who has served Baker since 1989, was honored because of her longstanding dedication to Baker University and its students. She will be recognized during the awards and fellows dinner at the ACHA’s annual meeting on June 3 in Philadelphia.

Since its inception in 1920, the American College Health Association has been the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health. The association provides advocacy, education, communications, products and services, as well as promotes research and culturally competent practices to enhance its members’ ability to advance the health of all students and the campus community.

 

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