The Department of World Languages and students created an altar on display in Wiley Hall to recognize Dia de los Muertos—the Day of the Dead—a holiday celebrated on Nov. 1. Dia de los Muertos honors the dead with festivals and lively celebrations, a typically Latin American custom that combines indigenous Aztec ritual with Catholicism. Students participated by leaving their paintings in honor of loved ones on the altar.
Powell Family Continues to Support Student Success
The Powell Family Foundation and Paul A. “Buzzy” Powell, Jr. ’68 are providing $400,000 in support of the College’s new Student Success Center. The Center will be located in the former Wiley Hall auditorium, which is currently undergoing a complete renovation. The Center will be named in memory of Paul A. Powell, III.