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How Studying in America Made Me a Better Person

Shanghai, China.  I first studied in America when I was a freshman at Evergreen State College, WA. Over the summer when I was there I lived with a local family and made friends from everywhere. As transformative and impressive as the trip was, I didn’t think a summer would be sufficient for me to see […]

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On Leadership, College Awards, Cooperates with Foundation

With Ryan D. Turnewitsch 1972: walking up the hill to Marietta Junior High School in Ohio, I never imagined I would one day be working in developing nations around the world – or cooperating with Marietta College to develop the leadership needed to do so. The author receiving Marietta College’s prestigious McDonough Award for Excellence in […]

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The Battle for Civil Rights Continues in America

I grew up in China where racism has never been a social issue due to the lack of racial diversity, so learning what really happened here in America is not just eye opening; it changes how I see this country in a lot of ways.

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Options for High School Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Marietta, Ohio.  Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Appalachia lies a spectacular program implemented by Drs. Bill Bauer (member of the J. Luce Foundation Board of Directors) and Chris Klein that gives high school students with intellectual disabilities an opportunity to participate in a college campus that offers academic, social recreation and employment opportunities. Making […]

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Honoring Young Leaders and Humanitarians at U.N. Mission

New York, N.Y.  Fifteen years ago, I began a journey of unknown destination. Last week, we celebrated that journey — and the many people who have journeyed with us. Many destinations — Haiti, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Cuba – have become apparent over the years, as has our focus on the arts, education and orphan […]

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Disability Advocate Award to Marietta College Professor

Marietta, OH. Marietta College’s Dr. William M. Bauer, McCoy Associate Professor of Education, was recently awarded the Ben Bonanno Disability Advocate Award. The award was presented by the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Commissioners during their meeting with the Ohio Disability Jobs Summit. OOD Commission Vice-Chair Dr. Jack Licate, in presenting Bauer with this award, said […]

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USNWR: Marietta College Selected for Best Colleges in Midwest

New York, N.Y.  In its annual survey, U.S. News & World Report has once again selected Marietta College as one of the Best Colleges in the Midwest. In the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, Marietta is ranked No. 5 among the top regional colleges and universities in the Midwest. The publication has ranked Marietta among […]

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Leader for Youths with Disabilities, Dr. Bill Bauer, Honored

Marietta, OH.  Marietta College’s Dr. William Bauer, associate professor of education, will be honored for his outstanding leadership to youths with disabilities on Aug. 16 when he receives the 2007 Maureen Fitzgerald Leadership Award. The Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities (GCPD) presents the award at the GCPD annual awards ceremony at the State House […]

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