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April 29, 2000

UW-RF College Sets Dedication Week Activities

A concert, dance performance, and free health and clinical screenings will highlight a week-long celebration from May 8-12 by the UW-River Falls College of Education & Graduate Studies.

The activities surround a week-long celebration centering on the dedication of the Walker D. Wyman Education Building, College's new $6.5 million home.

All of the events are free and open to the public.

Dedication of the new Walker D. Wyman Education Building will highlight the week's activities with the ceremony on Wednesday, May 10, at 11:30 a.m. The posthumous honor is awarded to Wyman for his 60 years of service to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Wyman's career began in 1932 with the State Teacher's College in River Falls and continued at UW-RF until his death in 1999. He was a noted history professor, scholar, author, publisher, administrator and benefactor to UW-RF and the community. Wyman founded the UW-RF Press and authored 23 books.

Other events and activities at the new education building include:

•Speech, hearing and voice screenings on May 8 from 10 a.m. to noon; and May 9 and May 11 from 1-3 p.m.

•Blood pressure and body composition readings are available in the Wyman main lobby from 11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on May 9.

•Modern Dance Theatre will present a Cuban Dance demonstration at 1 p.m. on May 9 in the outdoor Mall area.

•The Education Technology Center is the site of book readings and CD activities for pre-school children on May 9 and May 11 from 9:30-10 a.m.

•A pre-school concert will be held in the main lobby area at 10:45 a.m. on May 10 in advance of the building dedication ceremony.

For more information, call 715/425-3774.

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