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From the SHU Archives: Siena TV

A Report from Dean Dorothy Browne, OP
to the Board of Trustees in 1962, Reads:

“With the installation of television receivers ready for use in the summer session of 1962, Siena Heights now has the facilities to receive four educational channels consisting of Midwest Program of Airborne Television channels 72 and 76, channel 56, and channel 10 from Lansing . . . The addition of a closed circuit channel will enable us to originate programs from any class-room that has the TV receptacle and from Benincasa dining hall, Archangelus lounge and Walsh Hall auditorium.

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From the SHU Archives: Serving Sisters

Several Adrian Dominicans Sisters were well-known for their service to Siena Heights

Sister Jeannine Klemm

Sister Bertha Hominga was the first Siena Heights registrar and seemed to have memorized the transcript of every student.
Sister Laurine Neville was very devoted to working with the migrant farm workers in Lenawee County, and she always involved the students in this ministry.
Sister Irene Morence was dedicated to finding financial aid for every student who needed it. Sister Raphael McDonald was the director of Finance and Planning from 1973-78, a time of major changes at Siena Heights.
Sister Jeannine Klemm (right) was named head of the Art Department in 1957, when there were 20 majors. By 1982, the number had grown to 200. She first worked in Studio Angelico on the fifth floor of Sacred Heart Hall. Read more . . .