October In the News

Raclin News

Kristy Ganoe, adjunct lecturer in communication studies, will present as part of the Non-Tenure Track Lecture Series Friday, Oct. 26 at 12 p.m. Ganoe’s talk will focus on women martial artists. 

The Department of Fine Arts will have the Faculty Exhibition hanging at the Penn Kingsmen Art Gallery, November 19, 2018 – January 16, 2019. Barb Miller, Penn High School Drawing Teacher & Gallery Curator at the Fine Arts Academy at Penn High School, invited the faculty to exhibit their work in a group show. Also, an exhibit of work by students who participated in the study abroad trip to Florence, Italy 2018 will be on display on the second floor of the Administration Building through the fall semester. 

Katie Anne Feehan, MA ’17 Communication Studies, has accepted a position with IU South Bend as the assistant director of alumni relations.  

Michael Lasater, professor of mass communication, has been published in Heartland!, edited by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, former Kansas Poet Laureate. Lasater’s poem “Homeless tent city vanishes fast, but many who lived there don’t go to the new center” can be seen here. 

Jorge Muñiz, professor of music, had his opera, Fuenteovejuna, shown through a live video feed on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2:30 p.m. all the way from Spain. The Ernestine Raclin School of the Arts is planning a showing on campus at a date to be named. 

Colin Raybin, adjunct lecturer in theatre and dance, will be performing in Ensemble Concept 21: Musica Speculativa on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. and 28 at 4 p.m. in the Campus Auditorium. 

Julia (Zehner) Walsh, BFA ’17 Fine Arts (graphic design), on Sept. 8, accepted a position with 1st Source Bank as digital marketing specialist for their electronic banking and digital branch. Walsh accepted the position after working through and internship with the company.  

Kay Westhues, adjunct lecturer in fine arts, will have her work featured in Laundry Days at the Colfax Cultural Center in South Bend Nov. 2-Dec. 14. This exhibition will also feature the works of Helen Geglio and Danny Graber. Also, during the month of October, Westhues participated in two events sponsored by the Calumet Artist Residency in Gary, Ind.: a mini artist-in-residence and the Mobile Speakers Platform for Citizens and Non-Citizens.