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“Wonderful Wednesday” will be a Marvelous Monday this year

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (April 21, 2008) — Milligan College ‘s annual surprise holiday will take place on a Monday this year. Day classes have been cancelled for Monday, April 21, and a variety of social activities and games have been planned.

This traditional “holiday” for the Milligan community, which is not always on a Wednesday despite the campus holiday’s name, is a college tradition dating back to the late 1960s. A veil of secrecy surrounds the exact date and theme of the surprise holiday each year. Activities are planned by the Campus Activities Board.

This year “ Marvelous Monday ” is themed “Wonderful WOK Day.” Festivities begin Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. with a “Kung pao Chow” brunch in the cafeteria, followed by the “Lo-Mein Eat-off” no-hand noodle eating contest at 11 a.m.

Ultimate Frisbee, basketball, dodgeball and volleyball tournaments will take place throughout the afternoon, as well as the traditional waterslide at Buffalo Creek and a “Shanghai Shiver” pool of ice competition.

Evening classes will meet as scheduled.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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