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DWU students organize silent auction for Abbott House fundraiser
A group of Dakota Wesleyan University students are organizing an auction fundraiser to benefit the Abbott House, with the help of its residents.

Eleven DWU students from the Leadership and Public Service class are putting on a silent auction fundraiser Wednesday, Nov. 13, during the DWU basketball game at the Corn Palace. Residents from the Abbott House will create different pieces of art that will be the auction items. The auction will begin at the beginning of the women’s basketball game and end at halftime of the men’s. (continued...)

DWU students catch glimpse of hunger during dinner
Students at Dakota Wesleyan University got a small glimpse of how the other half lives during dinner at the cafeteria.

DWU students arrived at the cafeteria on Wednesday night and were greeted by students from the Leadership and Public Service class. Each student received a piece of paper, indicating whether they would get a delicious chicken cordon bleu meal, with typical portions of a First-World country, or whether they would get Third-World portioned fish, rice and water. (continued...)

Swinging for Cancer event set
Dakota Wesleyan University students are partnering with two local non-profit organizations to raise funds for cancer patient support in the Mitchell area.

Swinging for Cancer will be on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Lakeview Golf Course in Mitchell. Participants may arrive from noon to 2 p.m. to take part in both men’s and women’s divisions for longest drive, closest to the pin and a putting contest.  (continued...)

DWU club raises funds, food for local Snack Pack Program
DWU organizations Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) and Enactus participated in the Blue & White Days parade Saturday, walking the route with shopping carts, collecting donations for the Weekend Snack Pack Program. The students raised more than $200 and 200 pounds of food for the Weekend Snack Pack Program, which gives bags of easy-to-prepare meals to more than 350 local elementary students. (continued...)

DWU hopes to gather donations for Weekend Snack Pack Program during homecoming parade
DWU organizations Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) and Enactus will participate in the Blue & White Days parade at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, on Mitchell’s Main Street, and are asking parade-goers to bring donations for the Weekend Snack Pack Program. (continued...)

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Dakota Wesleyan University was named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dakota Wesleyan University is proudly affiliated with the Dakotas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Members of any and all faiths are welcome and encouraged to experience an education based on learning, leadership, faith and service.
Dakota Wesleyan University has been honored as a College of Distinction through demonstration of excellence in these areas: engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes.
The Chronicle of Higher Education named Dakota Wesleyan University one of the “Great Colleges to Work For®” for 2014-2015. DWU won honors in three categories: facilities, workspace and security, and supervisor/department chair relationship.
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