IDA team wins national championship The Lake Erie College Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) had a very successful 2010-2011 show season. The team kicked off the season by winning the title of champion team at its first two shows, which were hosted by Michigan State University and Albion College. Their success continued through the season and earned the team the title of Regional Champion. The IDA team had many talented riders, several of whom were Regional Champions and Reserve Champions in their individual divisions. In April, at the IDA National Championships in Florida, the team composed of then graduating senior Amy Ertas, junior Sarah Simmons,
sophomore Autumn Harvey and junior Meghan Marcinkewicz, came away with a first-place victory, earning Lake Erie College the title of IDA National Champions.
Stuart Varney speaks on campus One of the best-known journalists in the world visited the campus in March. Stuart Varney, originally a Fox News Channel anchor, joined the Fox Business Network as an anchor in October 2007, where he served as host of the daily morning show, “Varney & Company.” Formerly the host of CNBC’s broadcast of “The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board with Stuart Varney” and co-host of CNN’s “MoneyLine News Hour” from 1999
to 2001, Varney joined the Fox News network in December 2003 as a contributor to a variety of shows, including “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” “Bulls & Bears,” and “Forbes on Fox.” Varney is also notably a founding member of CNN’s award-winning business team and former host of both “Business Day” and “Business Asia.” Varney spoke in the Morley Music Building and shared some opinions, facts and humor with the capacity crowd. Attendees were delighted with Varney’s wittiness and opinions of the world economy. Varney also shared stories of being a news anchor and television personality as a whole. Lake Erie College was proud to have Stuart Varney visit the campus and enjoyed his excellent presentation.
Student art show/film festival Paintings, sculptures, photos and drawings were on display, followed by a screening of the short films produced by students. The students were enrolled in classes taught by Stephen Gutierrez, assistant professor of integrated media; Nancy Prudic, associate professor of visual arts; and Jesse Rhinehart, adjunct instructor of art.
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