May 16, 2003
News for Faculty, Staff, Students & Friends
Volume 32, No. 13

Headlines
Commencement
Photo by Chuck Thomas

Reason to smile
Despite suffering a broken foot in a car accident a week before graduation, Heleen Anderson-Grant was all smiles as she shook hands with President Runte at the morning commencement program on May 10. A TELETECHNET student at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, she received a B.S. degree in human services counseling. This marked the first time the university held two commencement programs on the same day, a move designed to accommodate the graduates’ many friends and family members.

University proposes adding 10,000 students by 2008
In response to the projected 32,000 students who are expected to seek admission to Virginia’s colleges, universities and community colleges between now and the end of the decade, Old Dominion University has stepped up to the plate with an ambitious – and innovative – proposal. Full story

Tonelson Faculty Award presented to Health Sciences’ Lindsay Rettie
Lindsay L. Rettie, former dean of the College of Health Sciences and since 2000 a professor of community health in the college, was honored May 1 at the annual Faculty Awards and Retirement Dinner as winner of the A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award. Full story

Campus Community Campaign tops $155,000
Members of the Old Dominion community supported the university to the tune of $155,000 in this year’s Campus Community Campaign. Full story

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