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  • Democracy in Action: Local Politics with Diane Kennedy ('86)

    Democracy in Action: Local Politics with Diane Kennedy ('86)

    At 6pm on Wednesday, April 26th, alumna Diane Quinn Kennedy ('86) will be speaking in the Holman Room (on the second floor of Mary Lyon) on politics, the importance of local government, and the many ways in which Wheaton students can get involved in their communities without being a political science major.

    A little more about Diane:
    Diane Kennedy graduated from Wheaton College (in the great class of 1986) with a concentration in History and Music. At Wheaton, she served on dorm staff and was the music director for the Whims for which she arranged music. Since graduation, she has worked in non-profit management in the visual and performing fields. Diane was a recipient of a competitive arts management fellowship with the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2011 she was elected to the Board of Selectman in Cohasset, MA and is currently running unopposed for her third term. She was elected to a second term in a hotly contested election with over 63% of the votes. In January of this year, she was elected to the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Agency (MIIA) Board of Directors which oversees an insurance pool of municipal workers throughout Mass and a budget of over $500 million. Diane is an enthusiastic policy-wonk and a champion of community service and serving in local government. All students are invited to attend, as well as encouraged to bring their friends along to be a part of the discussion with Diane!

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  • Business and Management Major Event: Leadership Strategies with Molly Shepard '68 and Peter Dean

    Business and Management Major Event: Leadership Strategies with Molly Shepard '68 and Peter Dean

    Join alumna, Molly D. Shepard '68 and Peter Dean for a dynamic presentation on Leadership Strategies! Molly D. Shepard is President & Chief Executive Officer of The Leader’s Edge/Leaders By Design, a company dedicated to the advancement of executive and high-potential leaders.

    Molly has more than 30 years of experience in career counseling, leadership development, executive coaching and executive search.

    Peter J. Dean, Ph.D. heads Leaders By Design, the men’s leadership development and executive coaching division of The Leader’s Edge. With over 30 years of national and international experience in the industry, Peter bases his executive coaching and consulting on current reviews of literature and research from the ever-expanding field of leadership development and the best practices in leadership development and executive coaching.

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  • Wheaton World Cup

    Wheaton World Cup

    The Center for Global Education and Athletics are proud to announce the first ever Wheaton World Cup!

    - Anyone can play! Students, faculty and staff!
    - It is happening on Sunday, April 30th, from 3:30pm - 6:30pm on the Turf behind Haas (Nordin Field)
    - It is an intramural event meaning friendly and non-competitive. From beginners to professionals! One restriction is that there can no more than 2 varsity players permitted on a single team.
    - People can sign up in a team up to 7 people per team (including the goalie)
    - It will be Tournament Style with either a double or single elimination
    - Prizes will be given out for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place
    - There will be a few tables for people to sell food and drinks for their respective clubs
    - Teams are more than welcome to design their own flags

    If you are interested in helping out or specific questions/concerns for us, please let either Judy Allen or David Murcko know.
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  • Escape Room

    Escape Room

    On Friday May 5th from 9pm-midnight come to the New Yellow Parlor and 1960s Room to WIN PRIZES, EAT PIZZA, AND ESCAPE THE ROOM.

    Sign up via the google form:
    or email varrasso_marissa@wheatoncollege.edu

    You can create teams of 10 or sign up and join your fellow Wheaton peers in one of the the selected Escape Rooms. You'll have 45 minutes to solve the biggest mystery while on an action-packed adventure; a life or the world is depending on you and your teamwork, problem solving and communication skills! Pizza will be provided during the entirety of this event and prizes will be given to the winning teams from each session.

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