CWRU Families Newsletter (July 2022)

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This newsletter was sent via email on Thursday, July 7, 2022 to parents and families of Case Western Reserve University undergraduates.

Commencement 2022: Watch how we celebrated

After several years of adjusted plans due to pandemic-related health and safety protocols, our Case Western Reserve University community gathered once again for a fully in-person commencement event.

Eight outstanding members of the Class of 2022 share their stories

As more than 3,000 students earned their diplomas, The Daily highlighted eight outstanding graduates—one from each school—before they moved on to the next steps of their professional journeys.

First Destination Survey

Case Western Reserve University’s Class of 2021 graduated in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite having at least a full year of their undergraduate experience impacted by health and safety protocols, including having limited access to certain experiential education activities, the graduates who participated in the annual First Destination Survey have gone on to have remarkable outcomes.

Seven students receive prestigious scholarships

Seven CWRU students recently were selected for a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. This prestigious scholarship program is designed to offer students with limited financial means the opportunity to study or intern abroad to help them develop skills to aid in national security and economic prosperity.

Faculty Story

Helping People Change: Coaching with Compassion for Lifelong Learning and Growth, a book written by Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management faculty members Richard Boyatzis, Melvin Smith and Ellen Van Oosten, was named one of the best professional development books of 2022 by

Find out more about their book.

Important Dates

  • Aug. 24: Students return to campus
  • Aug. 29: Fall classes begin
  • Sept. 5: Labor Day holiday
  • Sept. 9: Late registration and drop/add deadline
  • Oct. 6–9: Homecoming and Reunion Weekend/Parents and Family Weekend
  • Oct. 24–25: Fall break
  • Nov. 24–25: Thanksgiving holiday
  • Dec. 9: Last day of class
  • Dec. 12, 16: Reading days
  • Dec. 13: Final exams begin
  • Dec. 21: Final exams end