Butler Beyond Celebration | Butler University

Demia Butler: Good evening! My name is Demia Butler VII Hicks and I am a proud descendant of Ovid Butler, the abolitionist attorney who founded this university with the help of many others who were compelled by his vision for an institution of higher learning open to all. In the school’s Charter, which was passed…

Waterfront Rescue Mission’s 70th Year of Service Celebration

♪♪♪♪ (Summer Huggins) Serving the community is a great opportunity for the students to give back, and to not only perform skills at the bedside, but to also perform skills here in the community. (Lydia Toenes) The benefit is communication primarily. The second thing that is a real big benefit, and why I find this…

First Generation College Student Celebration

today we are honored to celebrate our first generation students and students just get to mingle with their faculty and staff who are first generation supporters of the first generation student and then meet other students who are like them 42% of our first-time freshmen population this semester this fall is a first generation student…

Transfer Celebration

Transfering to UC Davis as a math major… [applause] Transfering to Cal State Monterey Bay in Marine Science, congratulations! Transfering to Cal State Northridge as a film major… Transfering to UC Santa Barbara in Economics… [applause] [Dean Cipres] I’d like to congratulate all of you that are preparing to transfer. I got a cramp in…

Celebrating 175 Years | A Mission That Lasts

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER: What makes something last a long time? Can it last if its mission changes along the way? Or would that make it something different altogether? A thing only lasts when its original purposes remain intact, steadfast, unwavering. 175 years ago, Hillsdale College was founded with a mission defined by four enduring purposes–…

First-Generation College Celebration: Honoring Vanessa Duran

My name’s Vanessa Duran I am senior academic advisor in the Veteran Affairs Center and currently serving as interim director. Getting an education, for me, was just something that I wanted to accomplish for myself. Being raised in a single-family home college wasn’t necessarily encouraged. Obtaining a good-paying job was very encouraged. But once I…