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Alex Melchert heads home to Wisconsin tomorrow

Here’s the latest update sent to campus this evening from Dean of Students Scott Brown:  Dear Wooster Family: I write with the great news that Alex is well enough to travel back to Wisconsin tomorrow, where he will continue his … Continue reading

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Alex Melchert Making Steady Progress in His Recovery

The latest update from Dean of Students Scott Brown on Alex Melchert’s recovery … Dear Wooster Community: I write to share a brief update on Alex’s progress. His sister said yesterday was “a very good day,” with Alex able to … Continue reading

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More encouraging news for Alex Melchert

An update on Alex Melchert from Dean of Students Scott Brown … Dear Wooster Community: I am happy to report that Alex’s recovery has continued to progress very well. The doctors removed his breathing tube and he is able to … Continue reading

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Alex Melchert’s Dad Says “Odds are Excellent for Full Recovery”

An update on Alex Melchert from Dean of Students Scott Brown … Dear Wooster Community: I spoke with Alex’s father twice today and he shared that Alex has just completed his third and final surgery, which he said went very … Continue reading

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First-year student remains in critical condition

Alex Melchert, a first-year Wooster student who was shot yesterday at a rest stop on northbound I-71 near Columbus, about 60 miles from here, remains in critical condition. His parents and siblings have all arrived in Columbus and are with him … Continue reading

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Wooster student shot at I-71 rest stop near Columbus

The College has learned that one of our students, Alexander S. Melchert, a first-year from Wisconsin, was shot at a rest stop on northbound I-71 in Delaware County, Ohio around 11 a.m. this morning. He was transported to OhioHealth Grant … Continue reading

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Waste basket fire in Kauke Hall

There is no indication that this was related to Monday’s bomb threats, but given heightened sensitivities on campus, when a fire truck arrived outside Kauke Hall this afternoon, the following email was sent to all students, faculty and staff at 12:50 … Continue reading

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A Message to Campus from President Georgia Nugent

The following email was sent to the campus community earlier this afternoon: Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, I want to take just a moment to thank you all for your response to yesterday’s events. Your cooperation, resilience, and good spirits during … Continue reading

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Buildings cleared, classes resume tomorrow

WOOSTER, Dec. 7, 2015 – Here is the latest update on the bomb threat situation. Police and canine units have completed their sweeps of Taylor and Kauke halls and found nothing. Classes remain cancelled and academic buildings closed for the remainder … Continue reading

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College receives two bomb threats; classes today cancelled

WOOSTER, Dec. 7, 2015 – Last night the college received a bomb threat directed against our libraries. Our Security and Protective Services officers immediately evacuated all three libraries and notified the Wooster police who conducted a thorough search of the … Continue reading

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