June 3rd, 2010

   In this issue:


•  Passionate Pursuits
•  Reunion weekend
•  Family News
•  Keene State Image of the Week

Passionate Pursuits
This copper sculpture by Doug Adler of Walpole, N.H., will be among the arts, crafts, and collectibles exhibited in “Passionate Pursuits: Keene State College Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Community Partner the Friends of the Thorne Share Their Creations and Collectibles.”

This copper sculpture by Doug Adler will be among the arts, crafts, and collectibles exhibited in “Passionate Pursuits.”

From Jackie Hooper, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery:

“Passionate Pursuits: Keene State College Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Our Community Partner the Friends of the Thorne Share Their Creations and Collectibles,” will open Friday, June 4, and continue through Sunday, July 25 at the Thorne; it will reopen Friday, September 3, through Thursday, September 30. The Friends of the Thorne will host a public reception on Friday, June 4, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the gallery.

This non-juried exhibit, the third “Passionate Pursuits” at the Thorne, presents an opportunity to share and appreciate the talent of more than 23 residents who live in the Monadnock Region and are members of the KSC family and Friends of the Thorne. The exhibit includes many examples of painting, photography, graphic design, sculpture, and wood and textile art, as well as jewelry, carvings, and paper designs.

(For the full release, visit the Keene State news site.)

Reunion weekend

Just a reminder to the campus community: Alumni will start returning to campus to “warm up their memories” Friday, June 4, and will be around all weekend. Want more details on what they’ll be up to? Visit the reunion schedule online.

Naturally, you’ll want be your customary helpful, friendly selves as people reacquaint themselves with their college home. And look out for golf carts!

Family News

Seven Keene High School juniors will attend the Advanced Studies Program at St. Paul’s School in Concord this summer, including:

  • Julia Brush, daughter of Judith Rubin and Francis Brush, will study The Quest. At KHS Julia is Student Council secretary, Vice President of the junior class, a member of the National Honor Society, Co-founder of the Quidditch Club, a member of Interact, and a representative to the principal’s advisory. She recently returned from the New England Young Writer’s Conference held at Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School. She volunteers as a Hebrew teacher and at the Fast Friends organization.
  • Carolynn Johnson, daughter of Chris Hrynowski and Ockle Johnson, will study Advanced Mathematics. At KHS, Carolynn is a member of the National Honor Society, the Envirothon team, the Math Team, the Quidditch Club, the cross-country team, treasurer of the Key Club, and plays alto sax in the KHS Concert Band. She was named the most outstanding English student her freshman year. She is also a mentor with the Keene Elementary Band and involved with the Girls Scouts.
Keene State Image of the Week
Rhodes Hall. Photo by Antje Hornbeck

Rhodes Hall. Photo by Antje Hornbeck