The Wendt Character Initiative's theme for 2021-2022 is Cultivating Compassion.

Applications for the Wendt Character Scholars Program for the 2022-23 academic year will be open December 1 - January 31.

Fall 2021

  • Wendt Character Scholars Kickoff Picnic
  • Character Day
  • Faculty/Staff Book Discussions of Native by Kaitlin Curtice
  • October 4: Black Boy
  • October 25: Wendt Character Lecture - Kaitlin Curtice
  • November 15-19: Gratitude Week: Wendt Character Scholars will be engaged in activities across campus and the community. Other departments/programs are encouraged to find ways to celebrate with their own students.
  • December 1: Wendt Character Scholars program applications open

Spring 2022

  • Wendt Character Scholars Kickoff Pizza Party and Service Project
  • Faculty/Staff Book Discussions of Saving Us: A Climate Scientist's Case for Hope and Healing by Katherine Hayhoe
  • January 31: Wendt Character Scholars program applications close
  • January 31: Freedom Riders
  • March 14: Wendt Character Lecture - Marcus Eriksen
  • Wendt Tea: Faculty Grant reports
  • Sparty Athletic Awards: Wendt Character Athlete of the Year and for each sport

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