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Art, Culture, Community

Tim Shuckerow, director of the Art Education/Art Studio programs in the Department of Art History and Art, is retiring in August after 32 years at the helm. He has actively recruited art education students from backgrounds underrepresented in the teaching profession. Works by African American alumni were featured in an exhibition honoring his legacy. 

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50 Years of Spartans & Beyond: The 2006 CWRU Women’s Cross Country Team

Next year marks the 50th year of athletic competition at Case Western Reserve University. CWRU Athletics is looking back and sat down with former runners Esther Erb Atkins (CWR ’08) and Stephanie Nothelle (CWR ’07) and CWRU Head Cross Country Coach Kathy Lanese.

Watch the video as they discuss the 2006 CWRU Women’s Cross Country Team, which won the first UAA Championship in the program’s history.

 

 

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Theater professor, CWRU alumni create interactive, immersive theater via Zoom to benefit local artists

Shanna Beth McGee (GRS, MNO ’18), CWRU professor of theater and co-founder of the immersive theater company Shadow of the Run, wanted to find a way to help artists in the community financially impacted by COVID-19. She and a team that includes four more alumni presented 48 Zoom performances over 12 days, raising $4,000.

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Donté Gibbs: A True Cleveland Champion

Donté Gibbs (CWR ‘10, SAS ‘12) likes to make the holidays brighter for his East Cleveland community. For the past seven years, he and a team of committed volunteers have been going door-to-door and surprising families with hand-delivered gifts and cards during the December holiday season. To date, Donté’s Gift Express has given more than 1,500 gifts to the residents of East Cleveland, which is among the poorest cities in Ohio. In recognition of the uplifting work he and his volunteers do, Gibbs recently was named one of 25 “Cleveland Champions” by the City Champions project, a partnership between The...

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