Posted on 16 February 2013.
Late professor Robert Whitton often met with students outside of class in the Alvarez College Union. (Davidson College photo)
By DANIELLE STRICKLAND
Davidson College News Office
Mathematics professor Robert Whitton touched many lives in his 67 years, at Davidson College and beyond. He formed close, lasting, and meaningful relationships with family, friends, students, colleagues, and community members. Through his passions for literature, fishing, music—you name it—Whitton made connections that shaped lives for the better.
Professor Whitton died in November 2011 of injuries after was struck by a car in a crosswalk on Concord Road, near Faculty Drive, while walking home from campus. At that moment, part of the heart of Davidson was gone, but only in the physical sense. His devotion and his deep love and admiration for his work and his students live on every day at Davidson College. Read the full story
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Posted on 07 February 2013.
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Posted on 23 January 2013.
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Posted on 22 December 2012.
Caroline Cain dropped off her donation at Ada Jenkins Center.
Five-year-old Caroline Cain of Huntersville did her part for a good cause this week. On Wednesday, she stopped by the Ada Jenkins Center
in Davidson to drop off a donation. The note says: “From my ice cream stand. Carolina.” The upside-down bill is a twenty.
Caroline lives in Huntersville and attends to McKinney Academy in Davidson. She stopped by with her mother, Karin.
Ada Jenkins center is a regional community services center on Gamble Street in Davidson. The center offers a variety of social services to area families, including a food pantry, counseling, free medical and dental clinics and the Learn Works after school program. Info: www.adajenkins.org.
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