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News releases from January 2000

  • Former Wayne State administrator, Mark Bando, dead at 86
    January 27, 2000
    M. Mark Bando, the university's former chief accountant who retired as director of systems and procedures in 1981, died Jan. 23 in Detroit. He was 86. Mr. Bando reported to former university controller William Dean, who remembers him as the primar..
  • President's proclamation will celebrate diversity at Wayne State
    January 27, 2000
    President Irvin D. Reid will make a public proclamation of the university's celebration of Black History Month at noon, Feb. 14, at the flagpole outside the David Adamany Undergraduate Library. A reception in the library will follow the brief prog..
  • Angela Davis, musicians and speakers to highlight Black History Month
    January 26, 2000
    In recognition of Black History Month, several free special events will be held at Wayne State in February, as noted below. Feb. 10 - "African Vista: Photo Reflections on a Home Coming" will feature Professor Eboe Hutchful, Cheryl Dove,..
  • WSU galleries feature two new February art exhibitions
    January 25, 2000
    Galleries at Wayne State University plan to open two art exhibitions in February. The "Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition I" opens with a 5-8 p.m. reception on Friday, Feb. 4, in the Community Arts Gallery and continues through Friday..
  • Reservations needed for Ghareeb presentation on "Change"
    January 25, 2000
    "Embarking on Change" will be the topic of a brown bag lunch presentation by Nabelah Ghareeb, assistant vice president of business operations, at noon, Feb. 15, in Hilberry A and B of the Student Center Building. Ghareeb is responsible f..
  • Lincoln Brigade Committee at WSU seeking scholarship nominations
    January 21, 2000
    The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Scholarship Committee at Wayne State has announced its annual competition for $600 scholarship awards. The competition is open to currently enrolled WSU students whose vocational or a vocational activities best exemplif..
  • Wayne State offers classical guitarist and original Lentini composition Jan. 24
    January 20, 2000
    Classical guitarist William Kanengiser presents the first performance of "Westward Voyage," composed by Professor James Lentini at a 7 p.m. concert Monday, Jan. 24, in the Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University. Lentini of G..
  • First session set for Jan. 23 for WSU art therapy workshop
    January 20, 2000
    The first session of a 10-week art therapy workshop will begin 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, in 163 Community Arts Building at Wayne State University. Both children and adults may register for the 90-minute sessions, but new participants must be..
  • African-American theatre maven honored by Wayne State University
    January 19, 2000
    Producer-director Woodie King Jr. of New York City was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree by Wayne State University during annual winter commencement ceremonies at Cobo Arena Dec. 16. With him here prior to the ceremonies is Diane ..
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    January 19, 2000
    variety of events are planned by Wayne State University for the week of Jan. 17 - 21 in recognition of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. No classes will be held Monday, Jan. 17, but the university will offer several special programs that day...
  • Neel B. Shah of Farmington Hills receives honor from Wayne State during commencement ceremonies
    January 19, 2000
    Graduating Wayne State University senior Neel B. Shah (left) of Farmington Hills received the university's prestigious David D. Henry Award during winter commencement ceremonies held at Cobo Arena in December. The award goes to one male and one fem..
  • Sandra N. Gumma of Farmington Hills receives honor from Wayne State during commencement ceremonies
    January 19, 2000
    Graduating Wayne State University senior Sandra Gumma (left) of Farmington Hills received the university's prestigious David D. Henry Award during winter commencement ceremonies held at Cobo Arena in December. The award goes to one female and one m..
  • Dearborn couple honored by Wayne State during commencement
    January 12, 2000
    T. Norris Hitchman and Vivilore Heavner Hitchman of Dearborn join Wayne State University President Irvin D. Reid at the podium during WSU's winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 in Cobo Arena. The Hitchmans were honored with the Distinguished Alum..
  • Michelle Engler receives honorary degree from Wayne State University
    January 12, 2000
    Michigan first lady Michelle Engler (right) accepts congratulations from Diane Dunaskiss, who chairs the Wayne State University Board of Governors, prior to WSU's winter commencement ceremonies in Detroit's Cobo Arena. A member of the Michigan Stat..
  • Tuition scholarships available to Wayne State students through the Alumni Association
    January 12, 2000
    The Wayne State University Alumni Association will award full and part-time tuition scholarships for the 2000-01 academic year to Wayne State students who, through voluntary participation in campus activities, have helped promote a positive image o..
  • Skate with the WSU Warriors Jan. 15
    January 10, 2000
    Now is your chance to skate with an NCAA Division I men's hockey team. Fans are invited to skate with the Wayne State Warriors on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Michigan State Fairgrounds Coliseum following the team's 7 p.m. game against the State Univ..
  • Research Project honored by Small Business Administration
    January 6, 2000
    The Small Business Association of Michigan (SBAM) and the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) network were jointly recognized in December for their quarterly small business survey with a national "Vision 2000" award for l..
  • WSU Concert Chorale plans May 2000 Poland and Germany concert tour
    January 3, 2000
    The Wayne State University Concert Chorale has been invited to the prestigious International Festival of University Choirs, Universitas Cantat 2000 in Poznan, Poland, May 2-10, 2000. Professor Dennis Tini, chairman of the music department, will con..