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E I I T I I' S P il B E 



Missing You 



Does it seem like forever ben\een issues of lUP Magazine? Did 
the wait for the Summer-Fall issue seem particularly interminable':: 
It was interminable at our end. too. 



ust as the Summer-Fall issue was ready 
to go on press, in mid-July, production 
abruptly ceased due to the absence of a 
state budget. When it finally resumed, 
there were problems with the printer, and 
a lot of copies had to be reprinted. 

As they say on TV, it was technical dif- 
ficulty beyond our control. We're anxious 
to be back on schedule and to bring your lUP Magazine 
to you at regular intervals, as in the past. Meanwhile, 
thank you to the readers who called and wrote and 
interrogated phonathon callers as to the whereabouts of 
the magazine. It"s nice to be missed. 

Partly in response to the budget difficulties, the mag- 
azine recently instituted a voluntary subscription pro- 
gram. Please use the All-Purpose Form in the Lifestyles 
section if you're impressed with the magazine and 
would like to help maintain its quality. 

Sometimes, though, there are those you just can't 
impress, no matter what. Consider the case of Joe 
Mauro '66, the bungee-jumping junior high principal 
whose exploits are recounted in the Lifestyles section 
of this issue. Hearken to the poignant words of Joe's 
mother, Anna Mauro, to the TV reporter who covered 
Joe's heroic jump: "I can't believe I raised him for 
forty-eight years to be stupid. " 

Karen Gresh 





CONTENTS 



Winter-Spring, 1992 
Vol. X, No. 1 



Features 



EDITOR: 
Karen Gresh 
ASSOCIATE EDITOR: 
Regan Houser 
ASSISTANT: 
Anita Hudson 
DESIGN CONSULTANT: 
Wesi Side Studio, Inc. 
Durham. N.C. 
CONTRIBUTORS: 
Division of Institutional Advance- 
ment. lUP Office of Sports 
Information 
PHOTOGRAPHERS: 
John Beale. John Bender. 
Tom Campisano. Jim Wakefield 

lUP Magazine (formerly Oak 
Leaves) is published by Indiana 
University of Pennsylvania, a 
member of the State System of 
Higher Education. 

The magazine's address is Publica- 
tions Office. 322 John Sutton Hall. 
lUP. Indiana, PA 15705 (telephone 
4I2-357-.1062; fax 412-357-7993). 
Correspondence regarding any 
a.specl of the magazine should be 
directed to this address. 

lUP is an equal opportunity/ 
affirmative action institution. 
Please direct inquiries concerning 
equal opportunity to Director of 
Affirmative Action, lUP. G-30 
Sutton Hall, Indiana. PA 15705. 

FRONT COVER: Illustration by 
Kwang S. Liew '86 
BACK COVER: Photograph by 
Tom Campisano 



Beyond Imagination 

In a relatively short 
period, computers 
anti other scientific 
advances have worked 
massive changes in 
the ways we live and 
work. And the process 
continues. 

Unsettied Interlude 

Even \\ ith "interim" as 
part of his title. Charles 
Fuget must face some of 
the tougher issues to 
confront the university 
in decades. 



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Work Ethic 

Nearly thirty years 
after it was set, Mel 
Hankinson's lUP 
basketball record still 
stands. But it's far from 
the most remarkable 
thina about him. 




Photo Essay 



Residence Overhauls 

Even in a university 
residence hall, there's 
an art to living well. 




Lifestyles 



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In IVIemoriam, Yearbook 
Yearnings, Tough Choices, 
Fabulous Football 

Class Notes 

Retired Faculty Spotlight 

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Today's students use a calculator built upon a tiny 
microcircuit powered by the sun. Gazing upon 
the slide rule, you might well wonder how so 
much progress could have been made with such a 
primitive wooden tool. Change in the sciences has been 
dramatic, and it is carrying us all into an uncertain but 
exciting future. 

John Michaelson '11 is a device engineering manager 
for Northern Telecom in California. His work involves 
the development of the technology needed for hand-held 
communicators like those you've seen on "Star Trek." 
With such a communicator, you will be able to call any- 
one in the world, even if the person you are calling is in 
the middle of the Gobi Desert. 

Much of what will happen in science in the future is 
entangled with technology, especially the computer. 
While passing through the library stacks, visiting with 
old friends of twenty years, I came upon a copy of 
Physics Today from 1965. Boldly stamped across the 
cover was "ISC." Indiana State College, and I wondered 
what might be said in an issue from that year. 

I came across an article titled "The Computer and 
^ou." which discussed the relatively new digital com- 
puters: "^e latest trick" was the article's rather ungra- 
cious description. A high-energy physicist was quoted: 
"The most interesting thing about the computer revolu- 
tion is how little influence they have had. not how 
much. I cannot think of any important advance in 
science due to computers." 

Never speak too soon, my friends. You may be 
quoted! 

What will the computers of the future be? Besides 
being faster, scientists want computers to be able to 
"see" — to identify objects. Already, computers are able 
to read a simple bar code in a grocery store, but to be 
able to identify objects from only a fragment of the 
object's image is truly a challenge. It will force us to 
understand how we see. how our minds work to identify 
an object so quickly with so little information. 

The new computers of this decade will permit a hun- 
dred billion operations a second, and all the sciences 
will explode with discoveries, opening new realms 
beyond our imagination. Today's fantasy will be tomor- 
row's technology. 

Dr. Richard McMaster '72 is the project manager for 
IBM's Advanced Work Station Division. His work will 
allow scientists to use complex models to drill effi- 
ciently for oil and natural gas and to modify polymer 
chains for more durable materials. 

As vice president of Graftek. Dr. Lee Cole "75 will 
touch the future through the development of systems to 
optimize the design of machines that will be lighter, 
stronger, faster, less expensive, and manufactured more 
quickly. 

Someday, there will be transcontinental phones that 
will make it possible for a person to speak English at 
one end and have words come out in Japanese at the 
other end. And there will be books that contain an audio 
portion for each page. And fast new semiconductor 
materials such as Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), which is 
studied by the members of my department. 



The science fiction of 
"space- warp" may not be 

pure fantasy, and 
perhaps we will one day 

step from continent to 

continent as easily as we 

step from room to room 

TODAY, 



GaAs offers the hope of bringing together electrical 
and optical functions on a single microchip to speed 
even more the transmission of information. Jim Stobie. 
a member of the Class of 197.3 and a research engineer 
for LORAL, Inc., is one of the researchers who helped 
develop the infrared technology that expanded man's 
sense of sight and enabled our troops to seize the night 
in Operation Desert Storm. 

We will someday gain the ability to control our envi- 
ronment. Dr. Haris Riris '84 came to lUP from Cyprus, 
Haris worked in my low temperature laboratory and 
found that "Hard work is just as important as intelli- 
gence in the pursuit of a career in physics." Today, 
Haris works at Stanford Research Institute on technolo- 
gies that will be used in tomorrow's studies of the envi- 
ronment, medical diagnostics, and communications. 

Dr. Barbara Eckstein '79 studies the movements of 
our oceans and their influence on humankind. She 
enjoys forming the pieces of the scientific puzzle into an 
intelligible whole that no one else has ever seen. 

Beneath the oceans is the domain in which Dr. Rose- 
mary Gerald Pacalo 'XI works. Her research at the State 
University of New York at Stony Brook probes the 
materials that make up the earth's lower mantle. She 
says she wants to "make an impact on future scien- 
tists by showing students that women are as capable 
as men in performing the rigorous mental tasks required 
of a scientist, as well as getting their hands dirty in the 
laboratory." 




Much of what will happen 
In science in the future is 
entangled with technology, 
especially the computer. 



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Timid minds will fail to 

< IMAGINE all THAT CAN BE. 
IT HAS BEEN SAID THAT 
SOMEDAY. PERHAPS, GREAT 

SPACE SHIPS WILL FLY 

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE LIKE 

THE CARAVELS OF OLD. 

SPREADING THEIR 

GOSSAMER SAE.S TO THE 

SOLAR WIND— SAILING TO 

SUNBEAMS 



The same kind of CD disks that are used to play 
music can store a quarter of a million typewritten pages. 
Soon they will be connected to every personal com- 
puter, and an entire subject area, text and pictures, still 
and moving, will be available on your computer monitor 
at the tap of a key. Dr. Keith Jamison "78 is a senior sci- 
entist for Schmidt Instruments, and his work with dia- 
mond films will be used in that computer technology of 
tomorrow. 

And what of dancers who create their ow n accompa- 
niment by translating holographic images of their bodies 
into music, and of information such as state capitals and 
map features stored in a pocket data bank; and battery- 
operated computers with built-in transceivers; and every 
learner, supported by an appropriately intelligent work- 
station that can measure and maximize his or her rate 
and effectiveness of learning; and computer simulation 
models of hypothetical materials and medicines that will 
make it possible to predict the performance of a variety 
of new materials and medicines tailored to specific 
applications. 

On July 20, 1969, a man walked on the moon. We 
had stepped outward from our planet into that expansive 
universe for the first time. Charles Semmel "74 is a 
senior engineer for Sverdrup, testing the materials that 
will be used in Space Station Freedom and the Moon/ 
Mars Initiative. Will men and women go outward into 
the unknown even further? Will they travel through 
distant space? 

We appear to be limited in the speed at which we 
may travel, the speed of light being the speed limit of 
the universe. That could mean it would take thousands 
of years to reach distant galaxies. But imagine for a 
moment that we lived in a fiat, two-dimensional space 
time, where it would take a certain time to travel across 
a sheet of paper from edge to edge. Suppose that with 



the ability to control gravity, we could create a tra- 
versable wormhole in space, a shortcut created by warp- 
ing space in such a manner as to bring the two edges of 
the paper together. It would lake but the blink of an eye 
to travel from edge to edge through the wormhole. 

The science fiction of "space-warp" may not be pure 
fantasy, and perhaps we will one day step from conti- 
nent to continent as easily as we step from room to 
room today. Wormholes as proposed by John Wheeler 
of Princeton are not ruled out by any current physical 
theories, but they are utterly beyond our technological 
capabilities — todayl Yet, they may be accomplished 
with imagination and persistence. 

And what of the most exciting adventure of all, 
fraught with expectation and fear — SETI, the search 
for extraterrestrial intelligence. Based on our current 
understanding of the universe, we are presently search- 
ing the skies for sources of microwaves in projects such 
as META. Someday, perhaps, we will filter from the 
hiss of space the digital signal that spells out a physical 
constant. 

And if we do hear from another civilization that cir- 
cles a star in some faraway galaxy, how will we re- 
spond? The consequence of our response could be far 
more important than the discovery of other civilizations. 
Buckminster Fuller wrote the following about this topic: 
"Sometimes 1 think we're alone. Sometimes I think 
we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering." 

Modem science began just two hundred years ago, 
and we are but beginning our adventure in science and 
discovery. Carl Sagan tells us that "Somewhere there is 
something incredible waiting to be known." Timid minds 
will fail to imagine all that can be. It has been said that 
someday, perhaps, great space ships will fly across the 
universe like the caravels of old. spreading their gos- 
samer sails to the solar wind — sailing to sunbeams. 

If some of what I describe appears to be beyond the 
realm of possibility, let me quote the following: 

Instruments may be made by which the largest ships, 
with only one man guiding them, will he carried with 
greater velocity than If they were full of sailors. Chari- 
ots may be constructed that will move with Incredible 
rapidity without the help of animals. Instruments of fly- 
ing may he formed in which a man. sitting at his ease 
and meditating In any subject, may heat the air with his 
artificial wings after the manner of birds . . . as also 
machines which will enable men to walk at the bottom 
of the seas ... 

This passage was penned by a monk in the thirteenth 
century and is a triumph of imagination over the known 
facts of that time. Surely, knowing what we have al- 
ready achieved, we are better prepared and more open to 
the possible wonders of the future. Speculation is great 
fun, and one can weave tenuous fabrics. Yet, in our his- 
tory no one has yet succeeded in overestimating the 
impact of science on society. 

Tim Schatzer '87 works for Westinghouse at the 
Savannah River Nuclear Weapons Complex, where he 
corrects the environmental legacies of the past and 
through new technologies helps to insure our environ- 
mental future. Tim writes: "As our work at the Savan- 



I LI P M A G A Z I \ E 



Speculation is great lun, 
and one can weave tenuous 
fabrics. Yet, in our history 
no one lias yet succeeded in 
overestimating the impact ol 
science on society. 



nah River Site affects those who are obhvious to the 
existence of this and similar facihties. my experiences at 
lUP affect the people at the Savannah River Site in 
ways they will never know about. To me. lUP was not 
an institution of learning as much as it was a collabo- 
ration of caring people interested in improving the 
future." 

It has been great fun to be part of this adventure. It 
has been written thai those of us who are scientists are 
but learned children — in awe of nature, wide-eyed and 
wondrous of all about us. All children are such and out- 
grow it. Scientists are fortunate that they can stay that 
way their entire lives. 

With all the change that has overtaken science in the 
last twenty-five years, the really important things have 
never changed: the excitement of an unexpected discov- 
ery, the joy of a student who makes an intellectual leap 
beyond the work of his professor. 

This university is richer for having had with us gradu- 
ates like those I have mentioned, for having had them 
share their work and hopes with us all. The faculty did 
not teach these men and women what they would do in 
the future; the faculty simply taught them to face the 
future with hope, to recogni/e truth, to seek out new 
knowledge, and to have an abiding concern and love for 
all humankind. ~1^ 

Physics professor John Fox, recipient of the University 
Professorship for 1990-91 , was featured speaker at last 
sprinfi's Honors Convocation. This article is adapted 
from his address. 




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Uisettled 
Interlude 



Since Charles Fuget first occupied it in midsummer, 
the lUP President's Office has occasionally been an 
uncomfortably warm place. 



As interim 

president, 

Cliarles Fuget 

isn't ducldng any 

of tlie tougli 

issues tiiat m\\ 

confront tfie 

university in tiie 

next several 

montiis. 



Fuget, who spent nearly twenty years as a faculty 
member and administrator at lUP before assum- 
ing a high-ranking post in Harrisburg in 1988, 
returned as interim president when John Welty 
departed for Fresno, California. Welty went to a state 
where publicly funded institutions have a goodly share 
of budget problems. Fuget can identify with that. 

But budget is only one of the issues Fuget faces dur- 
ing the several months of his interim presidency. (He 
has already indicated his lack of interest in the job on a 
permanent basis.) I UP Magazine asked him about fi- 
nances and other topics in the following exchange. 

{lUP Magazine) What do you see as the single biggest chai- 
lenge facing lUP In the next two years? 

(Fuget) I am sorry to say that fiscal issues must 
occupy a considerable amount of the time of the indi- 
i/iduai serving as president of lUP. The revenue short- 
fall in the commonwealth in 1990-91 and the resulting 
reduction in appropriations to all higher education insti- 
tutions will have a lingering impact on our budget pro- 
jections for the next two years. This is in spite of the 
fact that Pennsylvania has not undergone the sharp 
reductions in funding that many of our neighboring 
states have experienced. 

The anticipated increases caused by inflation, negoti- 
ated collective bargaining agreements, increased expen- 
ditures associated with modem technology, and the need 



to meet the educational requirements of an expanding 
student body will place a serious strain on our resources. 
This, coupled with a desire to maintain access by con- 
trolling tuition increases, will become the challenge of 
the next several years. 

UUP Magazine) What steps are being taken or will be taken to 
meet this challenge? 

(Fuget) Dr. Welty established a twenty-six-member 
Commission on Cost Reduction Alternatives in the 
spring of 1991 in an effort to plan for the long-term 
financial stability of lUP. It was his belief, and I agree, 
that we could not meet the needs of providing a high- 
quality education by continuing a series of across-the- 
board reductions. 

The charge given to the commission was to identify 
possible areas in the university which could be reduced, 
modified, or eliminated in order to provide additional 
funds to support critical needs. The commission met 
throughout the spring and summer and in the fall com- 
pleted a series of subcommittee reports outlining possi- 
ble areas for consideration of cost reductions or other 
modifications. 

(/W Magazine) What recommendations were made by the 
Commission on Cost Reduction Alternatives? 

(Fuget) The commission initially identified 152 items 
for consideration as possible cost reduction strategies. 

I U P M .\ V, .\ Z I N E 7 



Fufift sets out for class last fall 
(in llw day he changed places 
with a student in a traditional 
switch. Back on Sutton's sec- 
ond floor. President Bush 
(President Shirley Bush) was 
presuliNi;. 



The decision to ban the use of 
alcohol at tailgating events on 
the lUP campus was not made 
lightly and comes as a result ot 
several incidents in each ol the 
past few years that have been 
caused by alcohol-related 
behavior at tailgating events. 




Those items were grouped and assigned to a series of 
subcommittees for further review and evaluation. Based 
on the review of the subcommittees and discussion of 
the issues by the entire commission, a final report was 
prepared by each subcommittee outlining the issues and 
making a series of recommendations for possible imple- 
mentations. 

I reviewed the various subcommittee reports and 
developed a short list of items for further discussion by 
all members of the university community. Because of 
your magazine's deadlines, the outcome of this discus- 
sion and action by the Council of Trustees will have to 
be reported in a subsequent issue. 

[lUP Magazine) What are the issues you must deal with that 
evoke controversy, I.e., tailgating? 

(Fuget) There are a surprising number of issues and 
questions that were on campus when I arrived last July. 
In some cases, the issues were new, such as the concern 
over program modifications that might be required as a 
result of the budget shortfall. Others were of a continu- 
ing nature and involved recommendations presented by 
the University Senate that were referred to special ad 
hoc committees for additional consideration. These in- 
cluded the "nickname" issue. 

The year-long review of the number of intercollegiate 
athletic teams and the desire to reduce expenditures in 
this area had resulted in the decision to eliminate four 
athletic teams at the conclusion of the 1991-92 season. 
This decision, along with the concern over the future of 
the University School as a result of cost reduction alter- 
natives discussions and my decision to ban alcohol at 



The revenue shortfall 
in the commonwealth 

in 1990-91 and the 
resulting reduction in 
appropriations to all 

higher education 

institutions will have a 

lingering impact on our 

budget appropriations 

for the next two years. 

university-sponsored tailgating have generated consider- 
able heat, 1 believe that these issues, along with con- 
cerns that will surface in response to suggested cost 
reduction alternatives, represent the major items that 
might be classified as controversial. 

The decision to ban the use of alcohol at tailgating 
events on the lUP campus was not made lightly and 
comes as a result of several incidents in each of the past 
few years that have been caused by alcohol-related 
behavior at tailgating events. 

There were three major concerns that led to the deci- 
sion: first, tailgating activities, especially at Home- 
coming, attracted literally thousands of underage indi- 
viduals to the tailgating area in the R & P lot. Those 
who had access to alcohol were in violation of Pennsyl- 
vania's drinking laws, and this activity took place on 
state property. 

Second, there were remarkable and disturbing in- 
creases in the number of incidents of vandalism on cam- 
pus following tailgating events at which alcohol was 
served. Third, Pennsylvania is taking enormous steps to 
discourage and eliminate substance abuse in the state, 
and to permit this to occur on campus seems a contra- 
diction for an educational institution. Therefore, lUP 
has joined all other State System universities in banning 
alcohol at tailgating activities. 

The university continues to actively encourage 
alumni to return to campus for tailgating events and 
Homecoming activi'ties. We know that good fun and 
fellowship can occur without alcohol, and we believe 
that this decision is in the best interest of the university 
community, ~1^ 



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Emily Hc'Sffiom Yard- 
ley. Pu . makes planrs a 
focal point o/rhc room 
she shares with Sherry 
Michalic of Library. Out 
of camera ran^e to her 
left is a poinseltia. 




Overhauls 

When their parents went to college, the halls were called 
dorms, and the rooms started, and stayed, basic. Today's 
students live in residence halls, and the rooms they walk into 
on the first day are only starting places. With what they're 
given, many students can and do work wonders: saving 
space, expressing individuality, and creating their own 
worlds, all with the blessing of the university. Photos are 
by Tom Campisano. 




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Julie Bodie. left, from 

Bethel Park. Pa., and 

Brenda Rice, from Allison 

Park, elected to stack 

their beds on one side of 

the room. There's room 

under the window for a 

silting area. 




Doug Moore, left, of 

Montoursville. Pa., and 

Jack Kelley. right, of Lock 

Haven, established a 

"living room" beneath 

Jack's bed. Doug's bed is 

under the window, and his 

musici study center is to 

the left. 



On the wall opposite the 
beds in Julie and 
Brenda' s room are col- 
lected other necessities of 
life. The lights around the 
ceiling were special for 
the holiday season. 



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Doug Moore of 

Monroursville. Pa.. 

works a! the music/study 

center of the room he 

shares with Jack Kelley 

of Lock Haven. 




Lisa Grahy. left, and 
Sharon Rusnak each have 
a bed near the ceiling and 
a sitting area closer to the 
floor. Their desks are on 
either side of the window. 
Lisa is from Annville . Pa., 
and Sharon is from 
Hastings. 




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lUP MAGAZINE 11 




LIFESTYLES 



In Memoriam 

(Ediloi'.s now: Terry Murphy, 
who was featured in the article 
"Never Say Never" in the 
Sprinfi. 1991 . issue of lUP Mag- 
azine, died July 30. 1991 . as a 
result of heart problems. The 
following was written hy lUP 
faculty member Pat Heilman. 
who also wrote the stoiy in last 
spriiiii's issue.) 

Sometimes, we are given the 
opportunity to let people 
know how they have 
affected our lives before it is too 
late — before a death leaves us 
listing the "should have saids" 
or the "did she knows how much 
I admired her. how her life 
inspired me. etc." 

I had that rare opportunity last 
year when Terry was a big part 
of the article that I wrote. In the 
writing of that article. I had the 
chance to relive my experiences 
with Terry Murphy, both as her 
friend and as her former employ- 
er, through the two interviews I 
conducted with her. Her unfail- 
ing optimism, her constant goal 
setting, and her future plans re- 
minded me of what I admired in 
her and why I had chosen her as 
one of the subjects of that story: 
she never gave up. No matter 
what life handed her, she made 
something good out of it. And 
did it with a smile. 

Since publication of that story, 
I have encountered two women 
who have chosen to return to 
school. They cited Terry's story 
and those of the other inter- 
viewees as instrumental in their 
decision. One said she thought 
her life was loo difficult to at- 
tempt a major project, such as 
starting college at forty. Terry's 
life story convinced her to give 
it a shot. Terry would have 
been proud. 

Terry died this past July. Her 
body finally succumbed to the 

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long years of transplant inainte- 
nance and related health prob- 
lems. Her body died; her spirit 
lives in each person touched and 
motivated by her story. I can 
never forget her. 

I thank her for the opportunity 
of knowing her and for allowing 
me to tell her story. 



Yearbook 
Yearnings 



Mi 



Iaybe you've lost your 
yearbook or had it chewed 
by your Labrador puppy. 
Maybe you wish you'd bought 
one when you had the oppor- 
tunity. Now there's a second 
chance. For lucky alumni of cer- 
tain years (see below), the staff 
of The Oak has yearbooks for 
sale.CdW The Oak at (412) 357- 
2590 or ( 4 1 2 ) 349-6 1 60 or write 
to 216 Hadley Union Building. 
Indiana, PA 15701. 

Yearbooks are available for 
the following years: 1950. 1952- 
70. 1972. 1973. 1975, 1978-81, 
1983-85, and 1987-90. 



Tough Choices 

Faced with the unenviable 
task of reducing its budget. 
lUP decided last summer to 
discontinue four varsity sports 
beginning with the 1992-93 aca- 
demic year. They are men's soc- 
cer and men's tennis, women's 
field hockey, and gymnastics. 
The action was in the spirit of a 
campuswide cost reduction effort 
brought about by Pennsylvania's 
fiscal problems. 

"These decisions came after a 
great deal of deliberation, a com- 
prehensive evaluation of our to- 
tal athletic program, and an as- 
sessment of national trends." said 
Athletic Director Frank Cignetti. 

"While we regret the need to 
reduce the number of intercolle- 
giate sports that are offered to 
lUP students, it has become ob- 
vious that all the.se reductions are 
necessary at this time." 

The university will reduce its 
athletic department budget by 
about $350,000 over the next few 
years. The reduction leaves lUP 
with fourteen intercollegiate 
sports. 



Catching 19:, Miimni Weekend's the 
rime 10 renew old friendships and 
make new ones. This year's events, 
scheduled for June 12-14. include 
the Pioneer Dinner, the Distin- 
guished Alumni Awards Luncheon, 
and reunion dinners for the classes 
of 1947. 1952. 1957. 1962. and 1967. 
Full information may he obtained 
from the Alumni Office in Breezedale 
(telephone: 412-357-7942). 



Fahuious Foothall 

V V^^et It Done in '91" was 
iBthe theme of the lUP 
%»i football team. By most 
estimates, the Indians fulfilled 
that goal. 

The 1991 Indians were ranked 
first in the country for most of 
the season. They finished the 
year 12-1 and made their fifth 
consecutive trip to the NCAA 
playoffs and their third straight 
trip to the Final Four. 

For the fourth time in five sea- 
sons. lUP won the Lambert/Mea- 
dowlands Cup and was named 
the ECAC Division II Team of 
the Year. On an individual note, 
quarterback Tony Aliucci was 
one of three finalists for the Har- 
lon Hill Trophy, the award that 
goes to the Division II national 
Player of the Year. 

About the only sour note con- 
cerned the way the season ended. 
The Indians' season came to a 
close at Jacksonville State (Ala.) 
in the national semifinals, where 
the Gamecocks stunned the Indi- 
ans 27-20. Both lUP and Jack- 
sonville went into the game un- 
defeated. lUP was ranked number 
one. and Jacksonville was num- 
ber two. 

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Class Notes 

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oul fonm provided in this issue. 

20s 

Many alumni attended the annual 
Pioneer Dinner during Alumni 
Reunion Weekend in June, but some 
extra-special guests traveled many 
miles for their scvcnlifrh reunion. 
Ruth Hochberg Woodrutt '21 from Lake 
Wales. Fla., and Albert YOSt 71 from 
Tamaqua. Pa., both attended. 



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Last August. P.D. ton '37, who has 
been featured in lUP Magazine's 
■Retired Faculty Spotlight." and 
Evelyn KoontZ lott '38 celebrated their 
fiftieth ueddmg anniversary. Their 
daughtersrSusan Lott Maul 70 and Amy 
Lott Gillan 78, tra\ eled to Indiana for 
the celebration. 



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Reynoldsville. Pa., resident Evan Wil- 
liams '40 and his wife. Evelyn, cele- 
brated their fiftieth wedding anniver- 
sary in August. 

One of only four Pennsylvania re- 
tirees with fifty years' service to one 

school district. Edna Folcik Tylmski '41 

had spent nearly her entire life in the 
same school hiiikling. first as a stu- 
dent and later, beginning the same 
year as her graduation from Indiana, 
as a reading teacher. Retiring from 
the junior high in Ford City last 
spring, she still lives across the street 
from the school and says. "I catch 
myself looking out the window when 
the buses come for the youngsters." 

Jean Daugtierty '44 received the IWI 

InlerrcligKius Leadership Award, the 
highest award granted by the Interre- 
ligious Council. Jean, who lives in 
Syracuse. N.Y.. also received an 
honorary doctoral degree from lUP 
m 1976. 

Featured in a recent issue of the 

Ap„ll,i Nms Rci nid. Betty Bush 

McCOWn '44 has completed a Bush 
family history that was printed in 
book form and is for sale. Betty and 
her husband. Willard. live in Cran- 
berry Township. Buller County. 

In October, Dona Straltnt GPOeP '48 and 

Walter GPOer '50 exhihned their mixed- 
media artwork at the Martha fiault 
Gallery at Slippery Rock University. 



Irene Klllen Young '49 retired from 

leaching after thirty-seven years in 
the David Douglas School District in 
Portland. Ore. She says she entered 
ISTC in 1938. then, after several 
years in the Army, returned to finish 
her degree. She has seven children, 
two of whom are teachers, and lives 
in Portland with her husband. Jack, 



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After twenty-two years of service, 
Frank Whittacre '50 retired from the 
Universiiy of Tennessee at Chatta- 
nooga, having served as dean of the 
School of Education and later as pro- 
fessor of educational administration. 
Before moving to Chattanooga, he 
served in the Amiy, then started his 
teaching career in the Shaker Heights 
(Ohio) Public School System, and 
then was a professor at the University 
of North Carolina at Charlotte, 

An avid community volunteer, 
Dorothy Woods Bieber '52 recently was 

honored by her town, Sharon, Pa,, at 
an annual event. The Sharon Herald 
quoted her as ,saying, "It's important 
that we give back to the community 
what the community has given to 
each one of us," 

Retired as a captain in the Navy after 
thirty years' service, J.J. Caletri '53 

lives in New Orleans wilh his wife, 
Irene. 

Indiana resident David FriCk '57 recent- 
ly marked thirty years with Mutual of 
New York, and last January, he was 
honored for placing in the top ten 
percent of the company's nationwide 
sales force. 



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Dr. Donald Hall '61 has been named 
acting dean of the College of Fine 
and AppHed Arts al the University 
of Akron, 

Interim vice president for develop- 
ment al Adrian College. Dr. Anne 

DleHenbach Johnson '84 lives in Sylva 

nia. Ohio, with her husband, James, 
and two children. 

Architectural consultant Jeanne 
Butlers Weber '64 is an art guide at 
ihc line Alls Museum in Budapest, 
1 lungary, where she lives with her 
husband, Gary. Their children have 
graduated from college. 



Ann Trenkle Becker '67 graduated from 
the University of Akron School of 
Law in 1990 and is now a practicing 
attorney in juvenile and corporate 
law. She and her husband. George. 
live in Clark. Pa., and have three 
children. 

Last summer. David ZertOSS '67 was 

appointed presideni of the North 
American unit of Husqvama Forest 
and Garden Company. 

Kids on the Block founder and presi- 
dent Barbara AlellO '68 was a winner of 
the 1991 International Platform Asso- 
ciation's Speaking Ladder competi- 
tion. IPA is an organization for pro- 
fessional speakers, and Barbara tied 
for first place. Her speech dealt with 
the Americans with Disabilities Act, 

As part of their gifted enrichment 
activities, three students of Kathleen 
Emmer '68, who teaches English at 
Ligonier Valley (Pa,) High School, 
recently had their work included in 
Clever Endeavor, a nationally mar- 
keted trivia game. Another student 
was selected as a Michael Landon's 
American Dream Contest finalist for 
a creative idea. 



Rulli Hoclihcrfi W oinlrnff ' 2 1 and 
Albert Yost '21 




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Retired Faculty 
Spotlight 

by S. Trevor Hadley '37 

The Retired Faculty Spotlight 
Is on Lawrence F. McVitty. 
Better known as "Mac," he 
was bom In Swissvale, Pa. After 
graduating from LIgonler High 
School. Mac moved on to Edin- 
boro. where he earned a B.S. 
degree in Art Education. 

Mac gives credit for his career 
choice to Elizabeth Patton, who. 
as a young woman, became the 
first an teacher in the Ligonier 
schools. 

Mac spent two years as an art 
teacher In the South Greensburg 
public schools, three years at the 
Milton Hershey School in Her- 
shey, and a year In the Hannsburg 
public schools. His art career was 
Interrupted by five years" service 
in the armed forces during World 
War II. There, he attended the 
Air Force Officers' Candidate 
School and the Air Service Com- 
mand School. His service time 
Included a stint as an instructor 
in the Air Service Command 
School and three years with an 
Air Force Psychological Re- 
search Unit. 

Eventually, Mac earned his 
M.A. degree at the University of 
Pittsburgh and his D.Ed, degree 
in Art Education at Penn State. 
He also studied at Alfred Univer- 
sity and taught three summers at 
Plymouth (N.H.) State College. 

After discharge from the 
armed forces, Mac spent nine 
years as a faculty member at 
Slippery Rock before moving on 
to Indiana, where he spent eigh- 
teen years until his retirement In 
1974. At Indiana, Mac taught a 
wide variety of courses in art 
education, directed graduate re- 
search in art, and served as chair- 
man of the art department for 
ten years. 

During this period, Mac saw 
Indiana's art department grow 
from 1 50 students and seven 
faculty members to a department 
of 392 students and twenty-two 
staff members. He was instru- 




Lawrence McVitty 

mental In the design and con- 
struction of the $2.5-million fine 
arts building, Sprowls Hall. (The 
building's auditorium is named 
in his honor.) 

During his professional career, 
Mac was honored with several 
awards which included a Citation 
for Meritorious Service to Art 
Education by the Pennsylvania 
Art Education Association and 
was later named a fellow by the 
same organization. In 1991, Mac 
was honored when Edinboro 
University named him recipient 
of the Art Achievement Award 
for outstanding contributions to 
the field of art education. 

Mac married Claire Cressman, 
who graduated from lUP In 
1938. Mac and Claire have two 
children, Karen McVitty Schaef- 
fer, who is a teacher in the Sus- 
quehanna Township Schools, 



and William, who is an art teach- 
er in the Harrisburg public 
schools. Mac and Claire have 
five grandsons. 

Mac belongs to numerous or- 
ganizations. Including Phi Delta 
Kappa, Delta Phi Delta, the Na- 
tional Art Education Association, 
the Eastern Arts Association, 
and the American Association 
for Higher Education, and has 
served on the advisory commit- 
tee for the Division of Fine Arts 
and General Studies at the Penn- 
sylvania Department of Public 
Instruction. Mac also served two 
terms as president of the Penn- 
sylvania Art Education Associa- 
tion. For sixteen years, he was a 
trustee and elder at Calvary Pres- 
byterian Church in Indiana. 

Mac says that his special 
memories of Indiana include "the 
growth of the art department of 



lUP and the cooperation of the 
administration and staff in the 
building of Sprowls Hall. The 
friendships formed at Indiana 
were warm and forever lasting." 

After Claire retired as a teach- 
er in the Indiana public schools, 
Mac and his family moved to 24 
Pine Tree Drive, Mechanicsburg, 
PA 17055. Since retirement, Mac 
and Claire have been actively 
engaged in their local Presbyte- 
rian Church activities and with 
Meals on Wheels. Mac does 
weaving and frequently presents 
slide shows on art topics for local 
school groups. Both McVittys 
belong to a travel group known 
as the Steeple People, which tra- 
vels to historic and scenic sites in 
Central Pennsylvania. 

Mac would enjoy hearing 
from former lUP students and 
colleagues. 



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Frank Gamble '68, who is a principal 
in the Nonh Kingston (R.I.) Schools, 
received a Ph.D. in Educational Ad- 
ministration from the University of 
Connecticut last summer. 

In the summer. U.S. Tax Court attor- 
ney Stela TomHnson Gieselep '68, her 

husband. Christian, and daughter, 
Theresa, traveled to Thailand to meet 
and bring home the newest addition 
to the family. Michael, who was bom 
in September. 1989. 

Timatliy Rupert '68 has been appointed 
vice president and chief financial 
officer of RMI Titanium Company, 
which is based in Niles. Ohio. 

President elect of the Pittsburgh 
chapter of the American Society of 
Training and Development. Unda 
BliiCfc Camptiell '69 is vice president of 
R. Davenport and Associates, a mar- 
keting and management firm. 

In the spring. Matthew Suwala '69 

earned his master's degree from 
Lynchburg College in Virginia. 



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Syracuse University professor Daniel 
Grlfnth 70 has published Siatisiical 
Analysis for Geographers, which 
he coauthored. and several journal 
articles. 

A resident of Indianapolis. Susan Lott 
Maul 70 sponsors the Kids Can Sew 
program for elementary-age students 
who attend classes after school or 
in the summer and make their own 
clothes. 

Associate professor of business edu- 
cation. Dr. Wanda Stitt-Gohdes 70 is a 

member of the faculty at the Univer- 
sity of Georgia, her graduate school 
alma mater. 

Senior high band director and music 
chairperson for the Hempfield Area 
School District in Greensburg. Dr. 
Roderick 800ker 71, M76 earned his 
doctoral degree from Penn State 
University last August. Under his 
direction, the stage band has per- 
formed at several sites across the 
country, won numerous awards, and 
performed for Pennsylvania's gover- 
nor three times. 

Derrv Area High School teacher 
Ralpll FeaUier 71, M74 has been se- 
lected for a Presidential Award for 
Excellence in Science and Mathema- 
tics Teachers. He lives in Export. Pa., 
with his wife. Sandra Davta Feather 70, 
M74, and three children and is study- 
ing for his Ph.D. at the University of 
Pittsburgh. 



John Hastings 71 is a member of the 
Pittsburgh Opera Chorus. 

Guidance counselor for the Norfolk 
public school system, DavId MltnlCk 71 
has served for the last three summers 
as the director of the Medical College 
of Virginia Governor's School, a 
gifted program, and recently made 
a presentation at a governors' school 
national conference. DorJS McGonigal 
MltiUck 72 works for Children's Hos- 
pital of the Kings Daughters and is a 
member of the National Association 
of Social Workers' Academy of Cer- 
tified Social Workers. 

Pinshiirgh Press managing editor 
Madelyn Ross 71 was one of four lead- 
ing journalists who took part in lUP's 
Women and Media Symposium, 
sponsored by the journalism depart- 
ment through the Elizabeth Ray 
Sweeney Trust, in November. 

Gail Smith 71 is an instructor at Lehigh 
University. 

Attention, former residents, friends, 
and families of The Comor HOUSe! A 
twenty-year reunion and picnic is 
planned for May 23 at Settlers Ca- 
bin Park and is being organized by 
Bridgeville. Pa., resident Art Capozzoli 
73. For full information, call Art at 
(412)221-9184. 

Tony Cordera 72 has relocated to 
the Pittsburgh area to become con- 
troller of National First Mortgage 
Corporation. 

A new account executive for Ward 
Trucking Corporation. BhMard Rala 
72 lives in Brookville, Pa., with his 
wife. SaUna Fay Hala 72, and their 
children. Megan. Katrina. Nathan, 
and Kathryn. Sabina was a youth 
counselor, then supervised group 
homes before the birth of their first 
child. 

Eastern Kentucky University interna- 
tional education director Dr. Joe Hory 
072 has been reelected president 
of the Kentucky Council for Inter- 
national Education. 

After earning certification in early 
childhood and elementary education 
at Seton Hill College. UndaZ^ICOk 
Murtha "72 began teaching in the South 
Allegheny School District near North 
Huntingdon. Pa. 

Tom McFadden 73 and Judy Zerfoss 
McFadden '73 are in the midst of a tour 
around the world. 

Johnson High School chemistry 
teacher Jean Socrlst Prezel 78, who 

lives in Gainesville, Ga.. received a 
Lanier Education Foundation Grant 
to convert her labs from traditional 
to microscale chemistry. 



Promoted to Mid-Atlantic regional 
sales director for Ciba-Geigy Phar- 
maceuticals. NiGhele Gorczyca Tokar 

73 has relocated to northern New 
Jersey. 

Nashville. Tenn., urban planner Debo- 
rah Hemkig 74 earned membership in 
the American Institute of Certified 
Planners. 

After a teaching career. Ken Jabbour 

74 has enrolled in the Aiderson- 
Broaddus College physician assistant 
program and is expected to graduate 
in 1994. He and his wife. Susan 

McMichael Jabbour 74, who is in her 

sixteenth year of leaching, live in 
Clarksburg. W.Va. 

John LeskO 74 has been promoted to 
senior vice president of marketing 
of Thrift Drug, Inc., in Pittsburgh. 

Promoted to administrator. Gary Am- 
berson 75 works for Sarasota Memo- 
rial Hospital and lives in Venice, Fla. 

An associate professor of math and 
computer science at Jamestown 
Community College in New York, 
Rick Rupprecht '75, M76 is president- 
elect of the New York State Mathe- 
matics Association of Two- Year 
Colleges. 



8ungeemon:As principal of Arm- 
strong Central Junior High School in 
Ford City, Pa., Joe Maura '66 knew 
that his students were good at selling 
magazine subscriptions (the only 
fundraiser the school conducts). He 
was sure, though, that they couldn't 
top I990's sales of $35,000 by nearly 
thirty percent. In fact, if they were to 
sell as much as $45,000 in subscrip- 
tions, he said he. personally, would 
hungee jump. Some erstwhile sales- 
persons may not have known the 
meaning of bungee jumping (falling 
from a great height while attached to 
an elasticized cable), but for those 
who did. the thought of the princi- 
pal's flinging himself into thin air 
was irresistible. Naturally, the 
unthinkable occurred: sales passed 
the $45,000 mark. Mauro had no 
choice but to jump. On a cloudy day 
last fall at Pittsburgh's Station 
Square, he did. Below top: Belted 
and buckled. Maura's ready to 
ascend on the crane platform that 
will lift him 150 feet ta his fate. 
Below bottom: Mauro free-falls far 
fifty feet and then decelerates as the 
bungee catches and stretches. 



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Daniel SIbO 75, who lives in Laings- 
iHirs. Mich., with his wife. KatMem 
Hughes SibO 75, earned his master's 
degree in urban planning from 
Michigan State University in June. 

University of North Carolina asso- 
ciate geography professor VWIiert 
Geslep M7G recently published The 
Culiiiial Gc'diiniphy nf Health Care. 

A Wildman scholar and on the dean's 
list. Paula Olson 76 earned her law 
degree in May from Southwestern 
University School of Law in Los 
Angeles. 

A director for the National Associa- 
tion for Campus Activities, Lou ROSS 
76 was awarded the Outstanding 
Service Award at the 1991 NACA 
national convention. 

The assistant superintendent of the 
Blairsville-Saltsburg School District. 
Dp. Teppy FOPlSka 77 has been selected 
as one of ten members nationwide of 
the Learning Style Network, a task 
force designed to promote classroom 
achievement by focusing on individ- 
ual learning styles. 



Hocky Mountain rainout: Alumni from 

the Rocky Moiiiiiain Chapter in 
Colorado didn't let the weather 
dampen their spirits at an August 
picnic. It rained all day. hut they 
had fun anyway. 



RobePt Hawsey 77, a researcher at the 
U.S. Department of Energy's Oak 
Ridge National Laboratory, has been 
appointed director of the Lab's High 
Temperature Superconductivity Pilot 
Center. 

In a recent promotion. John LOPCh 77 

was named production manager of 
Garden State Paper Company's recy- 
cled new.sprint mill in Garfield, N.J. 

On an assignment with the FBL 
Alexandria, Va., police officer JOB 
MOPPash 77 was sworn in as a deputy 
U.S. marshal. He and his wife, 
Debra. recently celebrated the birth 
of their daughter. Jennifer, who w as 
bom three months premature but is 
doing fine. 

In 1990, Mapy Fpances Folby Waite 77 

became director of financial aid at 
Ursinus College. She and her hus- 
band. Joel, live in West Chester. Pa. 

Mapy Ann Ross DeVoe 78 is studying 

nursing at Pittsburg State University 
in Kansas. 

Newly married. Stephen KessleP 78 

lives in Millbrae. Calif, and says that 
he still enjoys photography. 




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Associated with Chrysler First Com- 
mercial Group in the San Francisco 
Bay area. RobePt SChelble 78 reports 
that he survived the 19S4 earth- 
quake and this year's Oakland Hills 
firestorm. 

Navy Lt Cmmdp. Raymond Zack 78 

recently received the Air Medal 
while serving in Yokosuka. Japan. 

Last year, Steve Bauep 73 earned an 
M.B.A. from Penn State. He and his 
wife, Terri, who live in Oil City, Pa., 
also celebrated their eighth wedding 
anniversary and eight years of cancer 
remission after a bone marrow trans- 
plant in 1983. 

Mepedith Scupfield Cpusan 78, M'SO and 

her husband. William, were married 
in 1982. 

Responsible for the controllership 
of Beazer USA, David FealS 78, who 

lives in McMurray. Pa., has been 
promoted to vice president and con- 
troller of the national construction 
supplier. 

In a letter to lUP Magazine dated last 
spring, Air Force Capt MaPk FaSSlO 78 

wrote that he was assigned to Opera- 
tion Provide Comfort in Zakho, Iraq 
to help reestablish Kurdish refugees. 
Mark expected to be sent back to 
Germany in July and said that he 
bumped into at least five lUP-related 
people in a twenty-kilometer radius. 

Athletic trainer Bill FOPd 73 is now 

working with the Buffalo Bills. 

Promoted to major. Dave FPye 78 will 
attend the Army Command and Gen- 
eral Staff College after completing 
his current assignment at the U.S. 
Military Academy at West Point. 

Sylvania. Ohio, resident Wayne HaPt- 
man M73 was appointed marketing 
manager of Wacker Silicones Cor- 
poration's new textile, paper, and 
leather business unit. 

Promoted to purchasing supervisor 
of York International's marine and 
military division. Pat Bpown Kalbach 
78 lives in Columbia. Pa. 

As an assistant U.S. attorney in 
northern Ohio. Robert KOPh 78 is re- 
sponsible for prosecution of white- 
collar crimes. He lives in 'Vermilion. 
Ohio, with his wife, Kay, and son. 
Matthew. 

Promoted to marketing communica- 
tions manager. Janet McClatChy 78 

works for Day and Zimmerman, Inc.. 
an international engineering and 
construction management firm near 
Philadelphia. 



A new teacher for the Head Stan 

Program. Shapon Bachellep Partridge 

78 hves in Poolville. NY., with her 
husband. Joel, and children Christina. 
Keith, and Ashley. 

After Compass Alliance Real Estate 
acquired Rammrath Realty Ventures, 
Inc . Ed Rammpath 73, who had been 
principal owner of Rammrath. be- 
came vice president of Compass 
Alliance's Houston office. 

Dp. KaPen RobePtO 78, an associate 
professor of gerontology at the Uni- 
versity of Northern Colorado, has 
been named the university's 1991 
Distinguished Scholar. 

York Hospital's chief financial offi- 
cer Chpysta Rumbaugh Stine 78, who 

lives in Lancaster with her husband, 
Shawn Stine 77, was featured in an 
article in a July issue of the York 
Sunday News called "Climbing the 
Ladder: A Woman's 'View." 



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The recent artwork of ChaPles Blddie 

'80 was exhibited at the Harlan 
Gallery at Seton Hill College in 
Greensburg. 

After teaching home economics for 
nine years. Beth DPP DlCkey '80 is stay- 
ing at home with her children. Ryan 
and Kylie. 

GPeg HaPtnett '80 lives in Indiana with 
his w ife. Suzanne, and is the father of 
three children. Gregory. Heather, and 
Bryan. 

In her new job as regional dietitian 
for New England for Service Amer- 
ica Corporation, a national contract 
food service company. Sue L^e '80 
oversees health care, college, and 
business feeding. She lives in Marl- 
ton. N.J. 

Certified public accountant RobOPt 
Mupphy '80, who lives in Mechanics- 
burg. Pa., is now a partner for Boyer 
and Ritter. 

•With her husband and two children. 
Leslie Millep PurseP '80 has moved 
from Ft. Lewis. Wash., to MacDill 
Air Force Base in Florida. 

Customer service manager for Na- 
tionwide Insurance, Bpad Sloan '80 

lives in Harrisburg. 

Ft. Lauderdale residents Nancy and 
Paul Cipollone '81 have a thirteen-year- 
old son, Wayne, and write to say that 
they are "bom-again Christians who 
want others to know there is joy in 
serving Him." 



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Baseball, 1992 



Boldface denotes home games, which are played on the stadium diamond on campus. The team Is coached 
by Carl Davis. 



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March 30 Pill-Johnstown 3:00 p.m. 



March 17 Shippen.sburg . 

March 18 Pitt 

March 21 St. Vincent 

March 22 Juniata 

March 25 Point Parl( 

March 26 Shippensburg ... 



March 31 Clarion 

April 4 Lock Haven . 

Aprils Mercyliurst.... 

April 8 California 

i^ril 1 1 Edinboro 

April 14 Slippery Rock . 

April 16 Clarion 

April 21 Juniata 

April 22 Lock Haven 

April 25 California 



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April 28 Pitt-Johnstown 3:00 p.m. 

May 2 Edinboro 1:00 p.m. 



Mindy Wyant Hughes '81, v. ho is a pub- 
lic inlormation officer for the City of 
Chesapeake. Va., was appointed to 
the Board of Directors of the Hamp- 
ton Roads chapter of the Pubhc Rela- 
tions Society of America. She and 
her husband. Paul '81, who owns 
A&E Music Center, live in Virginia 
Beach w ith their children. Paul and 
Rachel. 

.Appointed clinical director at West 
Penn Hospital School of Respiratory 
Care in Pittsburgh. Kalliy GlliS KUIdeP- 
nian'81 guides some forty-four lUP 
students in their clinical experiences. 

After three and a half years v. iih (he 
FBI in the Deep South. JOlin McMur- 
lFte'81 was transferred in April to 
Newark. .N'.J., where he is a relief 
supervisor on a drug squad, working 
solely on violations of federal drug 
laws. In the same squad, also as a 
special agent. Is Barry BUStl 76, who 
transferred in after four years in 
Kansas City. 

An art teacher in the Orange (ounly 

(Fla.) Public .Schools, Sherry Petert 

'81 received Disney's Innovative 
Classr(K)m Practices Award and wa.s 
named Teacher of the Year. 



Manager of Cadillac consumer rela- 
tions. John SchOCk '81 lives in Ro- 
chester Hills, Mich., with his wife, 
Rhonda, and children, Andrew and 
Jessica. 

While attending law school in Lans- 
ing. Mich.. Anthony 8jsaha '82 has 

made the dean's list. 

Property manager for Aston Proper- 
ties. Mary Clemente Bonelll '82 recently 

moved to Pineville. N.C.. with her 
husband. Jonathan, and Dalmatian, 
Bandit. 

After earning her master's degree in 
public administration at South West 
Texas State University, LaUPaBPOIMI 
'82 started a new job at the Greater 
San Marcos Youth Council. 

ChritDavies'82, who lives in Law- 
renceville. Ga.. has been promoted 
to key account manager of Minwax 
Company. 



In June. EdWJn Dougherty '82 earned 
his law degree from Ohio Northern 
University. 

Pat McBride Gieisner '82 and Larry 
Glelsner '82 have relocated to Buffalo. 
N.Y.. with their children, Cari and 
Matty. Pat continues to work with 
art, and Larry is a federal agent with 
the Department of Treasury. 

Newly married. Susan Shedelbower 

Haws '82 lives in Hamilton Square. 
N.J., with her husband, James. 

Formerly employed by Pennsylvania 

Power and Light. Timothy Hayes '82 

has become a senior account su- 
pervisor of Hill and Knowlton in 
Pittsburgh. 

President of Mack Oil Company in 
Berwyn. Pa., Tim McCorry '82 lives 
in Downinglown with his wife. Peg 
Weber '82, and their children. Karl 
and Luke. 



Out of touch with lUP for seven 
years. William Moreland '82 reports that 
he is a captain in the Air Force, sta- 
tioned at Barksdale Air Force Base in 
Louisiana. The father of one child, he 
earned his master's degree from the 
University of Southern California 
in 1989 and flew .seventeen combat 
missions in a B-.'i2 during the Persian 
Gulf War. 

Suzanne Kuhn IWcastro '82, whose son. 

Michael, is nou two years old, has 
been promoted to director of strategic 
programs at LEGENT and lives in 
New Kensington, Pa. 



lUP MAGAZINE 17 



Having completed school nurse certi- 
Hcation courses at Glassboro (N.J.) 
State College. Cmlyil Jtx P«C« •«! is 
a school nurse al Rossi Intermediate 
School in Vineland. She and her 
husband. Samuel, live in Millville 
with daughters Maria and Gina. 

Allegheny Power System Corpo- 
ration in Greensburg has announced 
that Any WM PlMto "82, NTSS was 

promoted to manager of electronic 
data processing support. 

Donna Kaufman SimOl "82 and her hus- 
band. Rodger, who were married in 
1990. live in Ypsilanti. Mich. 

Phoenixville. Pa., resident PatrWi 
McCut TUCklP "82 earned her master's 
degree from St. Joseph's University. 

In imniriO '83 earned his law degree 
from the University of Maryland in 
May and is manager of safety and en- 
vironment for Becton Dickinson and 
Company. He and his wife. Mary, 
live in Baltimore. 

In August. Van 8anailCk '83 was ap- 
pointed assistant vice president of 
Security First Bank in Media. Pa. 

Last year. Lasiey Motiay Brawn '83, 

fKM was promoted to educational 
consultant for Digital Equipment 
Corporation, and JeRray BTOWn WW 
became a researcher for the Cam- 
bridge. Mass.. Black Freedom Trail. 

After completing his Doctor of Mu- 
sic degree at Florida State University, 
Bryan Biaiiett '83 is studying in Stock- 
holm. Sweden. 

At the 1990 wedding of Terry Crtst 
'83 and Peggy Cavalet Crist '84, DeUrie 
Cavalet erasser '87 and Man Franks '83 

participated in the ceremonies. 

The new assistant director of con- 
tinuing education at Elizabethtown 
College. DaVB DanOer "83 moved from 
a position at Temple University, 
where he earned his master's degree 
in December. He is on the Board of 
the Pennsylvania Association for 
Adult Continuing Education and 
lives in Mechanicsburg, Pa. 

Kavtl GoMan '83 has been promoted 
to project manager of Pittsburgh Na- 
tional Bank. 

lUP journalism professor Or. Pat 
HaMMI Vm, VV7 won first place in a 
statewide competition for editing and 
design of 'Leaves." the newsletter of 
the Indiana branch of the American 
Association of University Women. 



Director of nursing senices at Bloom- 
field Manor. Barbara Janes '83, who 
works in Connecticut and lives in 
Amherst. Mass., earned a Master of 
Science in Nursing Administration 
from the University of Massachusetts 
in May. 

After leaving the Army as a captain 
in 1 987 . Tony IMagarl '88 became 
a consultant for Provident Life and 
Accident Insurance in Baltimore and 
has since become district manager 
for the San Antonio. Tex., area. 

Bail M a r cl l BSa nI '83, who lives in Indi- 
anapolis and works for Eli Lilly and 
Company, is the editor of the tw en- 
tieth edition o( Baird' s Manual of 
American College Fralernilies. 

Sharon Desantis Novasal '83 recently 
earned the Distinguished Graduate 
Award in the Accredited Adviser in 
Insurance, presented by the Insurance 
Institute of America, for having the 
highest grade average after the insti- 
tute's examinations. She works for 
the Independent Insurance Centre in 
Okemos, Mich. 

The sales manager for the New 
England division of Carter-Wallace. 
Joe PastorkOViCil '83 lives in Merri- 
mack. N.H. 



In December, 1990, 
Petrina '83 earned her master's degree 
in elementary education from San 
Jose State University. 

When Jane Howat Watson '83 and her 

husband. John, were married, Mary 

Kattryn Howat Keuch 77, WHHani Howat 
'80, and Btzabetti Howat HattAaril '88 

participated in the weddrng. 



Army Cap! Deborah WMte '83 served 
in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait 
and is back in Hanau, Germany. 

Budget and planning manager for 
Uni-mans. Inc.. in State College. Ken- 
neth Bean '84 has earned his cenified 
management accountant designation. 

Recently promoted by Honeywell to 
branch sales manager, Kevbl Bradtey 
'84 lives in Oceanside, Calif., w ith 
his wife. Shannon, and two sons and 
two daughters. 

Maria Cynkar Brtckhousa '84, KTSS is 

the administrative assistant to the 
vice president of student affairs at 
D' Youville College, and CurtIS WXk- 
house '8S, M'87 is assistant director 
of residence life for student and staff 
development at Buffalo State College 
in New York. 



."According to a letter from I 
BWM '84, graduates of lUP and Okla- 
homa State University who are em- 
ployees of International Paper recent- 
ly played a Softball game to decide 
which school produced the best soft- 
ball players. lUP won the competi- 
tion, which was held after hours at 
the company's management confer- 
ence. Safety grads who secured lUP's 
good reputation included Barney. 
nek Shroeder 77, Andy Conner '84, 
Denlse DeTample Evans '88, Brian Lewan- 
dowsU '88, Roger Evans '88, Jim Grahan 
'88, Tamara Thomas McCanty '83, Bob 
Bolen '89, Raipti Dehdhi '89, Brad Bie- 
secker '90, MKhael Nanney '90, and 
Celeste Levri '90. 

On leave from her nursing position in 
the oncology unit at Montefiore Uni- 
versity Hospital. 6al Saiolc Kania '84 

has three children. Gregory . Michael, 
and Alexandra. 

Navy navigator Lt Mark ShOlianKr '84 

has been named aviation safety offi- 
cer of his squadron. He and his wife. 
Margaret Baint SheBomer "BZ, live 

in Pensacola. Fla.. w ith their four 
children. 

In a new position with L.G. Balfour. 
MMiael SL dab' '84 has moved into a 
new house in Midlothian. Va.. with 
his wife. Nancy aaughenhoupt SL Ciab< 
'83, and their daughters. 

A surgical nurse. Lamaze instructor, 
and member of the faculty at Freder- 
ick Community College, Paulette 
Zedack-Keck '83 completed require- 
ments for a master's degree in educa- 
tional psychology at Hood College. 
She lives in Frederick, Md.. with her 
husband, Brian, and daughter, Kristen. 

A University of Minnesota econo- 
mist. Dr. Roinrt ToUlkOUShian '84 re- 
cently earned his Ph.D. from Indiana 
University. He and his wife. Jmidler 
Long TOUtkOUSMan '84, live in Minne- 
tonka, Minn., w ith their children. 
Emily and Kevin. 

As a new associate of the EADS 
Group, civil engineer Craig Weaver 
'84 is head of the structures and trans- 
portation department of Neilan Engi- 
neers in Somerset. Pa. 

Tabb Wie '84 has been appointed sec- 
ond vice president and investment 
officer of trust investments at Manu- 
facturers Bank in Detroit. 

Assistant director of housing at East 
Texas State University. Dwayne ABSon 
'85, IHTB? lives in Commerce. Tex., 
with his wife. KatMoon Ghss Alson 

"87, who received a master's degree 
in health promotion from the Univer- 
sity of South Carolina in December. 



1 "85 earned his Ph.D. 
in microbiology from Clemson Uni- 
versity in August. 

WFMJ weathercaster Tracy Butler '85 

appeared with Willard Scott on the 
"Today " show in August. Although 
Tracy works in Steubenville. Ohio, 
she lives in Pittsburgh. 

Janes Caytor '85, Mary Beth MarcMonda 
'86, and DavM Zynn '88 have been pro- 
moted to audit managers at KPMG 
Peat Marwick in Pittsburgh, while 
Peter CMappa '85 has been named 
audit senior manager. 

Warrington. Pa., resident Matt Cms 
'85 has been promoted to assistant 
treasurer of Glenmede Corporation. 

Army nurse Susan Thomas Davis '85 

recently returned home to Fort Ben- 
ning, Ga.. from the Persian Gulf She 
was selected for the 1990-91 edition 
of Who's Who in American Nursing. 

NCR Corporation senior account 
manager Matthew Deeter '85 recently 
secured a twenty -three-million-dollar 
sales contract with Wal-Mart. 

Laura Jandeson Doranda '85 teaches 
eighth and ninth grade science at 
Youngsville (Pa.) Junior-Senior 
High School. 

A periodicals editor for Franklin 
and Marshall College, Stacey Hmmel- 
berger Haag '85 completed her mas- 
ter' s degree in publications design at 
the University of Baltimore. Bryan 
Haag '88 is a senior computer pro- 
grammer/analyst for SMH. Inc. They 
have purchased a hundred-year-old 
home in Lititz. Pa., and are currently 
redecorating. 

Stationed in Baumholder, Germany, 
Army Cap! Mark Martil '85 is a com- 
pany commander in the infantry. 

At the recent wedding of Pittsburgh 
freelance illustrator James Molett '85 
and his w ife, Jannette. Mark Bender 
"BB, Patrtok Cusk* '85, Ed FWr '85, and 
former student Kate ArcuiO Hohr w ere 
attendants. 

Frederick (Md.) High School teacher 
Cheryl LasMey Nevotiiy '85 earned her 
master's degree from the University 
of Maryland in August. She and her 
husband. O'agory '85, have two sons. 
Brandon and Lyndon. 

A Dallas. Tex., resident, Josaph O'Mal- 
ley '85 is the new office administrator 
of Bouyea and Associates, an electri- 
cal and lighting design firm. 



18 I UP MAGAZINE 



Recently promoted to New England 
account manager for Leasametric. 
Inc.. Selll Sctalet '85 is in an M.B.A. 
program at Boston's Suffolk 
UniversilN . 

In March. Molly Sander Sorenson '8S 

and her husband. Greg, moved to 
Jamison. Pa., and in July. Molly gave 
birth to their third son. The Soren- 
son children's grandfather is Dale 
8andep'62. 

In a new job with South Hills Data- 
comm. Usa Wood Weinstetti '85 has 

moved from Atlanta to Pittsburgh. 

Promoted to eastern regional man- 
ager for Great Lakes Window, Inc., 
James Zbninski '85 lives in Syracuse. 

.After havmg a tremendous experi- 
ence for two years in Senegal. West 
.Afnca. Robert Ament '88 has left the 
Peace Corps. 

Recipient of the 1990 President's 
Club Award as a Grainger district 
sales leader, Pittsburgher Ml* Doel '88 
was recenfly promoted to senior sales 
representative. 



After completing a residency at 
HealthEast Teaching Hospital in Al- 
lentown. Dr. Kely ESCMndl '88, who 

graduated from Hahnemann Uni- 
versity School of Medicine, will 
move on to a physical medicine and 
rehabilitation residency at Thomas 
Jefferson University Hospital in 
Philadelphia. 

Andy Gates '88, a marketing instruc- 
tor at Bradford (Pa.) High School, 
earned his M.B.A. degree from St. 
Bonaventure University in May. 

A neurosurgery resident at Osteo- 
pathic Medical Center in Philadelphia. 
Dp. Larry Lesnack '88 lives in North 
Wales, Pa., with his wife, Lillian. 

Two information pieces designed by 
Kwang Uew '88 recently won three na- 
tional awards from the Council for 
the Advancement and Support of 
Education. Kwang, his wife, Theresa, 
and two daughters live in Sunnyvale, 
Calif His illustration appears on the 
cover of this issue of lUP Magazine. 



At the July wedding of Sue GrOveS 
Turley '88 and her husband. Malt, Lori 
Lynch '88, Christine Petrarca '88, Janice 
Gardner frel '88, and Barb Franz '88 

were bridesmaids. 

Having completed Navy bootcamp 
and a technical program, Natale BaW- 
SM '87 is stationed on the Acadia off 
San Diego. 

Having earned his master's degree in 
library science from Clarion Univer- 
sity. Brace Brown '87 is the new direc- 
tor of prospect research at the Uni- 
versity of Louisville and lives in 
Louisville. Ky., with his wife. Ruth 

Seely Brown '88. 

Dr. Leo Cdarossl '87 graduated from 
the Pennsylvania College of Optome- 
try in the spring. 

Pursuing careers in medicine, Susan 
Houser Bigle '87 earned her master's 
degree and nurse practitioner's license 
from the University of Pittsburgh, 
and Michael Engle '89 earned his mas- 
ter's degree from Bowling Green 
State University and has started work 
on his Ph.D. at Pitt's medical college. 



Dianne Frye '87 will marry Jeff DeLisa 
in May. Ray ("Bemie") Many '87 will 

be in the wedding party. 

After earning her optometry degree 
from Ohio State University in 1990, 
Dr. Kris Kerestan '87 married Dr. 
Doug Garbig. They share a practice 
in the Greater Cincinnati and north- 
em Kentucky areas. 

Ann Crum Lynes '87 lives in Dillsburg, 
Pa., with her husband, Steven. 

Last summer, George Margetan '87 

completed the Federal Aviation Ad- 
ministration's Air Traffic Controller 
program and is now a controller in 
the Northwest Mountain Region's 
Air Route Traffic Control Center 
near his home in Auburn, Wash. 

At the recent wedding of Margaret 
Boyce MIkuHcb '87 and her husband. 
Edward. Hmberly Fox '87 was a 

bridesmaid. Margaret is a supervisor 
for the hazardous waste remediation 
division of EBASCO Constructors' 
Arlington, Va., office. 



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Uumni aiHuillcatOP: Kulhleeii Durkin 

' 70. M' 76 ri'cenlly was elected l<> a 
icii-year term asajud^e in rhe 
MIcghern- County Court of Common 
Pleas. 



Bryan Walk '87, Deborah Albert '88, 
Michael Scheper '88, aiui Jayson Wolf- 
gang '88 gradualed from Dickinson 
College School of Law in the spring. 

Carol Shumaker Zmlck '87 leaches ele- 

nicnl.ii) riuiMC al Thomer Magnet 
School lor Perlomiing Arts in Bak- 
ersfield. Calif. 

Managing editor for a monthly 
healthcare magazine and a t|uarterl> 
medical journal. Stacey Bel '88 was 
one of seven winners in the magazine 
features section of the National 
Easter Seal Society's and American 
Association of Disability Communi- 
cators' 1*^91 EDI Award. She lives in 
Fairfax. Va, 

In June. Jetlrey Burkett '88 earned 
his law degree from Ohio Northern 
University. 

A graduate of Northeastern Univer- 
sity School of Law. Michael Evanko '88 
works for the U.S. Department of La- 
bor as a pension investigator. 

Currently on break from her career 
as an interior designer. PetTina DeMIIO 
HorenUno '88, hves in Pismo Beach. 
Calif., with her husband. Tony, whom 
she married in May. 

Pittsburgh City policeman EdlDOnd 
Gaudelli '88 ser\ ed in Egypt and Saudi 
Arabia with the Penns) K ania Air 
National Guard during the Persian 
Gulf War. 

Concentrating in reading and lan- 
guage arts. Robin Hanson '88 canned 
her master's degree from Duquesne 
University in August. 

Dr. Pamela Umdberg '88 graduated 

from the Pennsylx ania College of 
Optometry in May. She and Pavid 
Osnian '87 are engaged to be married. 

An industrial credit analyst for Emer- 
son Electric. Robert Masters '88 is 

studying for his master's degree at 
the University of Pittsburgh. 

The assistant public relations director 
at the National College of Chiroprac- 
tic. Susan Mcculloch '88 lives in Carol 
Stream. 111., and is engaged to marry 
John Beretta. 

At the wedding of Terri Mapiani Mikula 

'88, who is a National Processing 
Company programmer in Louisville, 
Ky.. and her husband, Jeff, Susan 
Savidge '88 was an attendant. 

Engaged to marry Vincent Frassenei 
in the summer. Gayle SChhlidt '88 has 
asked Dana Smith '88 to act as maid of 
honor. 



When Norina Stahl Stone '88 married 

her husband. Kc\ in. bridesmaids in- 
cluded Amy Keller '88 and Usa Havpllla 

MattS '87. Norma, a graduate iil Dick- 
inson College School ol Law. is asso- 
ciated with Handler, Gerber, John- 
son, and Aronson in Camp Hill. 

Attendants al the September. 1 ')'» I . 

wedding of Michele McKee Tradcante 

'88 and her liushand. Michael, in- 
cluded Karen Mitchell '88, Mary Casey 
'88, and Molly George-Voelkel '88. 

Academic adviser at Northeast Mis- 
souri State University. Mark Weidner 

M'88 has moved to Kirks\ ille. Mo.. 

with his wife, Ann Peplinski Weidner 

'89, who works in the library at the 
Kirk.sville College of Osteopathic 
Medicine. 

Pittsburgher Bill Yates '88 is the re- 
cently proinoted training coordinator 
at Waynesburg State Prison and a 
candidate for a master's degree in 
Personnel Administration/Industrial 
Relations from St. Francis College. 

Bruce Bailey '89, who is a sen/ice 
super\'isor for State Farm Insurance 
in Concordville. Pa., is engaged to 
marry Julia Sohmer '90, who is an 

assistant planner for the Bon-Ton 
Stores, Inc.. in '^'ork. 

Marine 2d. Lt. Matt BielSki '89 has com- 
pleted the motor transport officers' 
leadership course. 

Wendy Hoover Crayosky '89, who lives 

in Huntingdon. Pa., recently reported 
thai her husband, John, graduated 
from Lock Haven University with 
a degree in physical education and 
health. 

In Scranton. Joseph Delfino '89 has 

opened Ocean Garden Seafood Deli. 

At the June wedding of Ronald Giu- 
lianelll '89 and Tamara Turner Glulianeili 
'90, Michele Benekovic '89, Tony Snyder 
'89, Joelle Goddard '90, ami Ronald 
Manges '91 were attendants. 

Susan Savidge Israel '89 and Jay Israel 

'89 live in Gilbert, Ariz., where Jay 
teaches sixth grade. 

Catherine Jennerjohn '89 is the public 

relations chairwoman for the Ameri- 
can Cancer Society Berks Unit and 
serves on the unit's board. 

Blacksburg, Va., resident Poh Leng 
Lim '88 earned his master's degree in 
materials engineering from Virginia 
Tech in May. 

New artwork by Peter Mays '89 was 

exhibited during the fall in the Win- 
chester Thurston Gallery at Winches- 
ter Thurston School in Pittsburgh. 

Promoted to safety supervisor lor 
International Paper. Tamara ThOfflas 
McCanty '89 lives in Ticonderoga, N.Y. 



In May of I ^X), Usa Sybert '88 

married Sam Pry. 

On July 1 1 . Jennifer Tyska '88 w iii 

marry Michael Busalo. 

Lesley Ventre '89 is in her first year as 
an elementary art teacher in the Al- 
liiona Area School District. 

When Diane Steiner Walls '89 and her 

husband. Robert. I'.crc married in July. 

Kathy Ciampa DeLong '87, Laurie Gotding 
'87, Alyce Grimm Edwards '88, and 
Sherry MltCheH '90 w ere attendants. 



90s 



The director of student activities and 
the golf coach at St. Andrews Col- 
lege in North Carolina, rimothy Free- 
man IVTOO has been named unit coordi- 
nator for the National Association of 
Campus activities. 

In December, Melissa Herzing '90 

earned her master's degree in English 
at lUP. 

Senior programming analyst for Blair 
Television in New York City. Jamcs 
Rose '90 has been appointed 1 99 1 -92 
director of programming by the In- 
ternational Radio and Television 
Society. 

Dawn Farrier '91 is a kindergarten 
teacher in the Johnstown School 
District. 

Billie Sue GrifTith '91, Marjorie Melillo 
'91, Douglas Shuff '91, and Pamela Swan- 
son '91 are assistant accountants at 
KPMG Peat Marwick in Pittsburgh. 

Enrolled in the Ph.D. program al 
Penn's Wharton School of Business, 
T.Z.Mak'91 is studying accounting. 

At the wedding of Michele KoUowy 
Norris '91 and Stephen Norris M'91, 
Julia Toner '91, Marie Turkovich '91, 
and Kathleen Merriman '91 participated. 

The Norrises are living in Mars, Pa. 

Christine O'Bruba M'91 is the new 

director of student activities at Peirce 
Junior College in Philadelphia. 



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Marriages 



70s 

Wanda Stm 70 to Bill Gohdes. August 
25. 1990. Uicy Stent 72 lo Paul Rep- 

ko. October 1 9. 1 99 1 Peter Smolinsky 

73 to Kay Jackson. October ?. 1991 . 
Stnran Trimdle 73 to Roben Beattie. 
September 2x. 1 99 1 . Jai^quelyn Scott 

78 to Lee Ca\ anaugh. August 24. 

1 99 1 Mary Frances Folby Woodall 77 to 

Joel Waite. May IK. 1 99 1 . Stephanie 

Catherine 78 to Paul Hottman. Aug- 
ust ? l . 1 99 1 . Stephen Kessler 78 to 
Dolores U' Aura. April f). 1991. Fran- 
ces Thompson 78 to Bert Hawkins. 

October 27. 1 97X Deborah Green 79 

to DanWFrttl '82, October 20. 1990, 

80s 

RonaM Otman '81 u< fuleen Yeckley. 

June 22. 1 99 1 Linda Nelson '82 to 

Randy Dickerson. September 21 . 

1 99 1 . Sunn Shedeliower '82 to James 
Haws. August 2-t. 1 99 1. Terry Crist 
'83 In Peggy Cavalet '84, rxtober 27. 
1990. Damlan Foster '83 to Kmibcrly 

Gamble. (Xlobcr 11.1 990. Jane 
Howat '83 to John Watson. November 

10. 1990. Nancy Panzak '83 to Michael 
BubcO.. August 16. 1991. Janette 

AgOStmeM '84 lo Donald I leilmeii . 

January 10. 19X7. Bernard Burns '84 

loTwilaBixler. June 22. I'/Vl MaPia 

Cynkap '84, lirSB to Curds Brickhouse 
'85, M'87, June 1 8. 1 9S8. Usa DtCario 
'84 Id Larry McColpin. Sc|)Iciii1k.'i 
28. 1991. Mary [Ml '84 lo Bill (;r- 



land. August 24, 1 99 1 . Tami BlahniK 
'85 to Rick Steinhauser. November 5. 
1988. Judith D'AmiCO '85 to Gary Zola. 

September 2 1. 1 99 1. Lauren Joyce '85 

to Samuel Garro. May 2.y 1991, 

Marianne Maines '85 lo Michael BIckert 
'86, August 27. i9s,s James Meilett 

'85 to Janetle Gorc/ycki. May 4. 

1 99 1 Cynthia Carr '86 to Gregm > 

Wmkles. August 26. 1989. Suefiroves 
'86 l(> Mall Turiey, July 27. 1991. Usa 
Johnston '86 to James O'Hara. Sep- 
tember 28. 1 99 1 . Larry Lesnack '86 to 

Lillian Lee. September 14. 1991. 
Lorri UmegrOVer '86 to Terry Cover. 

July 21. 1990 Cynthia Shepherd '86 to 

Thomas O'Brien. August 18. 1990. 
Paula Trout '86 lo Edward Ericker. 

May 25. 1 99 1 Margaret Boyce '87 to 

Edward .Mikulieh. April 20. 1991. 
James BrekOVSky '87 to Susan Picard. 
June l.s. 1 99 1 , Ann Crum '87 to Steven 
Lynes, November 2. 1991 , Deborah 
Stnith'87 to Si oil Bacon. June 29. 

1 9>) I Pamela Beers '88 to Anthony 
DiStelano '88, a pn I 6. 1 99 1 Beth Blum 

'88 to hull Poller. November 17. 

1 991 1 Scott Christino '88 lo Gretchen 

FeH'88, Aufiust 1. 1 99 L Bill Harvey '88 
to Amy Brody '89, Scpiemixr 2x. i99i. 
Rod Heckman '88 to Robin Wadding '89, 

N..\Llllber 2.S, 19X9 SUSaO jBCk '88 In 

Allen Kunselman '88, < k i. .her 26. 1 99 1 

KimJoesOeln'SBloJolin Noble. Sep 

iriniHi 1 1 1 9'« I Michelle McKee '88 lo 

MiLh.icllialKaiik-, September 14. 
199 1 Paul8impson'88lo Anna Mey- 
ers. October .X 199 1 Norina StaW '88 



to Kevin Stone. June 8. 1991. Tammy 
Bagley'89 to Frederick McDannell. 

June 1.^. 1 '19 1 Stephen Girting '89 to 

JUli8ttBWiles'89, lehruaiv 24 IWO 

Ronald Giullaneiii '89 lo Tamara Turner 
'9D, June 1 . 1 99 1 Jay Israel '89 to Su- 
san Savidge '89, Deeemher 2X. 1 99 1 , 

Annett Moore '89 to Gregory Newman 
'89, June 1 . 1 99 1 Diane Steiner '89 to 

Roben Walls. July 20. 1991. Tamara 

Thomas '89 to Kevm McCanty. Sep- 
tember 7. 1991, 

90s 

Angela Franks '90 to Dennis Grabiak. 
June 16. 1990 MicheleKoUowy'SI to 

Stephen NorriS M'91, November 2.^. 
1 99 1 . 



Births 



70s 

To Anthony Bosnick 72 and his w ife. 

JoAnn. a son. Daniel .Arthur. March 
1 9. 1 99 1 . 1 o Paul Smolinsky 72 and 
his wile. Linda, a son. Jodd Ryan. 
September .^0. 1 9') I . To Mary Han- 
ChariCk Mastrine 74, K77 and her hus- 
band. Raymond, a son. Mark Ray- 
mond. March 21. i99i,ToBernadette 
Sulzer Agreen "75 and her husbaml. 
Stewart, a daughter, Erin Mary. Sep- 
tember \5.\ 99 1 . To Debbie Gardner 

Baycura 75 and her husband, Mike, a 
son. Steven Matthew, September 25, 
1 990. To Marty Cook 75 and his wife, 
Karen, a son, Jason Alexander, Sep- 



tember 24. 1 99 1 . To Donald Faulcon- 
hridge 76 and his « ite. Lee Johnson 

FaUlCOnbridge '82, a daughter. Kellee 
Grace. January 18. 1991. To Carl 

Hisiro 76 and his w ife. Deborah Ander- 
son HiSiro 78, a daughter. Skye Eliza- 
beth. September 24. i99i.ToJacque- 
lyn Scott 76 and her husband. Lee 
Cavanaugh. a son. Matthew Robert 
Scott Cavanaugh, June 4, 1991. To 
Melissa Eaton Allman "77 and her hus- 
band. Kenvon. a daughter. Laurie 
Kenyon. September 24. 1990. To 

Lynn Hunsberger Dougherty '77 and her 

husband. Thomas, a daughter. Erin 
Elizabeth. January 22. 1991. To Jean 
Sagan Funck M77 and her husband. 
Steven, a son, Scott Shuey, March 6, 
1 99 1 . To Joe Morrash 77 and his 
wife. Debra. a daughter. Jennifer 
Michell.July l.s. l991.ToDawn 
Cormarfie Oparah "77 and her hus- 
band. Bernard 77, a daughter. Cece- 
lia Ogechi. July 2.\ 1991 , To Colleen 
Dugan Billings 78 and her husband. 
Carl, a son. Andrew Dugan. June 24. 

1 99 1 . To PaO'icia Smith Brown 78 and 

her husband. William, a son. .Me\ 
Benjaniin. June 7. 1 99 1 . lo Suzanne 

SCangarity Kreider 78 and her bus 

band. Edward, a daughter. Emily 
Kathenne. August 2. 199I.To Joce- 
lyn Poore Moyer 78 and her husband, 
John, a son. Kyle John. September 

.^0. 1 99 1 . To Susan Sargent Pagnano 

78 and her husband. Patrick, a son. 
Patrick Angelo. June .v 1 99 1 . To 

Ronda Burkhardt Schengber 78 and her 

husband, Jim, a son. .Andrew James, 

April 22, 1 99 1 . To Jacque Lynn Ruck 

Sell 78 and her husband. Timolhs . 
a daughter. Shannon Victoria. .April 

24. 1 99 1 To Debra Decker Sturgis 78 

and her husband, Steve, a daughter, 
Elizabeth Jean, August 1, 1991. To 

Mary Stack Synoracki 78 and her hus- 
band. Stephen, a daughter. Olivia 
Marie. October .1 1 . 1 99 1 , To UuriO 
Evans Fox 79 and her husband. Robert. 
a daughter. Cady Maryann. June 27. 

1 99 1 To Patricia Brown Kalbach 79 

and her husband. John, a daughter. 
Stefanie Michele. April S. 1941 , To 
Bonnie ROChe-BlaIr 79 and her husband. 
Lindle\ . a son. Nicholas Calvin. Sep- 
tember 2.V 1990. To David Ross 79 
and his wife, Cherryn. a daughter, 
Bethany Elise. May 17. 1991. To 

Marjorie Faidley Singletary 79 and 

her husband. Thomas, a son. Patrick 
Thomas. November 6. 199 1 , It) Kath- 
leen Ward ammer 79 and her husband, 
Tony, a daughter, Rebecca Anne. 
June 10. 1991. 



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finding lost classmates is a breeze! Your alma mater, lUP, and the directory publishing 
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^^,. ^ Reunite With Classmates and Friends 

-^^/' ^t \\^ June 12-14, 1992 

For more information on activities and events, call the office of Alumni Affairs at 

l-800-yES-2IUP 




Tender Oreads: \ piirunnufthc 

\AMES Pnijeci AIDS Memorial 
Quill was displayed nii campus in 
November. The quilt, which almost 
constantly travels across the country 
to remind the public of the disease's 
devastation, put to work hundreds 
of campus and community volun- 
teers, who raised money and helped 
manage the daily activities of the 
display. Nearly five thousand people 
visited the quilt, which included 
several squares dedicated to Western 
Pennsylvania residents who have 
died of AIDS. 



JMimy'S Stwy. Football team stiideni 
itkinaticr .lohn Angela was the sub- 
ject of a major feature in a December 
edition of the Pittsbugh Post-Gazette. 
Angelo. a nineteen-year-old Indiana 
Senior High student who has Down 
syndrome, is the son of Shirley and 
Joe Angelo '56. His interest in foot- 
ball and in the lUP team was sparked 
by one of his si.x older siblings. Jim, 
who played with the team and gradu- 
ated from lUP in 1987. Now John's a 
team mainstay: "If he misses prac- 
tice. 10 to 15 guys ask. 'Where's 
Johnny'/' .said Rich Ingold '87. lUP's 
quarterback coach. The Post-Gazette 
story was written by Barbara 
Vancheri ' 77 and photographed by 
JohnHcale'79. 




I U P M A G A Z I M-; 23 




PUKeSPlUnKThe lUP Chorus per- 
formed during opening ceremonies 
oflUP Night at the Phillies last June, 
when the Phillies hosted the Pitts- 
burgh Pirates. Three hundred and 
fifty alumni and family members 
from the Philadelphia area attended 
the game, and the Phillies organiza- 
tion donated to the university a dol- 
lar for each lUP-related ticket sold. 



80s 

To Steven Claudy '80 and his w ife. 
Sharil. a son. Andrew James. August 

9. 1 99 1 . To Nancy Grana Deacon '80 

and her husband. Dan '80, a daughter. 
Grace Ehzabeth. June 6. 1 99 1 . To 
Beth Opp Dickey '80 and her husband. 
Ron. a daughter, K\ he Sue, August 
15. 1991 To Donna EnterlineEndeps '80 

and her husband, Doug, a daughter. 
Emma Beatrice. September 19, 1991. 
To Lori list GaUagher '80 and her hus- 
band. James, a son. Dylan James, 
September 22. 1 99 1 . kenneth Holt '80 
and his wife. Bizabeth Geary Holt '81, 

a son, Timothy William, April 12, 
1 99 1 , To Robert Murphy '80 and his 

wife, Cathy, a son, Garrett Reith, 

March 27, 1 99 1 . To Bartiara Pupse 
Schaefer '80 and her husband, Daniel 
'80, a daughter, Natalie Mae. June 1 . 
1989. To Brad Sloan '80 and his wife. 
Barbara, a son, Ryan Christopher, 

March 27 . 1 99 1 . To Marian Seiko 
ThayneP '80 and her husband. Karl, a 
son. Karl Anton, September 29. 1 99 1 . 
To Cindy Popchak Vizza '80 and her hus- 
band, Paul, a son, Paul John, August 
22, 1991,ToJ.llBeck'81 and his 
wife, Lisa, a daughter, Rachel Ally, 
September 25, 1 99 1 , To Nancy StUaPt 
Blalie '81 and her husband. Larry . a 
son. Tyler John. June 2-^. 1991. To 

Anna Marie Powers Bonner '81 and her 

husband. Ed. a son. Patrick Edward. 

June 7 . 1 99 1 . To Usa Bouclier Haptman 

'81 and her husband. Ken. a son. 
Matthew Kyle. September 17. 1991. 

To Mhidy Wyant Hughes '81 and her 

husband. Paul '81, a daughter. Rachel 
Anne,June5. 1 99 1 . To Mary JaPPUp 
KutePbach '81 and her husband, Brian 
'81, a son, Evan Michael, July 8, 
1991 . To David MUleP '81 and his wife, 
Theresa, a daughter. Stephanie Lyn, 
October 3, 1 99 1 . To Gopdon Murray 
"81 and his wife, Bari. a son. Paul 



Gordon, August 15, 1 99 1 . To Barbara 
AraiOP Rothepmel '81 and her husband. 
Matthew . a son. Sean Christopher, 
September 1 0, 1 99 1 . To Connie Culvep 
Sewchek '81 and her husband. Peter, a 
daughter. Sarah Elizabeth. February 
25, 1 99 1 . To PatPBk Simonson '81 and 
his wife, Susan, a son. Brendan Mi- 
chael. October 3. i99i.ToPaniUglow 
Barton '82 and her husband. Wayne '83, 
a son. Owen Russell. July 8. 1991. 
To ChPiS Davies '82 and his wife, Kim 
WafteP Davies '84, a son. Matthew 
Carl. August 5. 1 99 1 . To EdVI/aPd Do- 

punda '82 and his w ife. Laupa Jamieson 

DOPIPlda '85, a daughter. Danielle 
Christine. May 25. l991.ToOebPa 
Bpagle Fepguson '82 and her husband. 
James, a son, James William, Octo- 
ber 30, 1 99 1 . To Karen Trautman Gpon- 
waldt '82 and her husband. Bob. a 
son. Kevin Jacob. May 30, 1991, To 
Mapy UchteP HtmleP '82 and her hus- 
band, Lenny, a daughter, Monica 
Ann, June 20, 1 99 1 . To LOU Dean 
Hites '82 and her husband. Bob, a son. 
Robert Darrell. June 24. 1991. To 

Kevin Kammepep '82 and his wife. Mapy 
Ann Zavidny Kammepep '83, a daughter. 

Julie .Ann. May 29. 1991. ToKathy 
Tyke KetO '82 and her husband. Kevin, 
a daughter. Erica Christine. June 22. 

1 990 To Marilyn Jawopski Milep '82 

and her husband. Michael '82, a son. 
Steven Michael. September 29. 1990. 
To Tama WePtel MoPriS '82 and her 
husband. JettPey '83, tv. in daughters. 
Elizabeth Ann and Jennifer Marie. 
August 4, 1 99 1 . To Jack Pate '82 and 
his wife. Debra, a daughter, Jacklyn, 
September 14, 1 99 1 . To Mapgaret 
Balint Shelhamer '82 and her husband, 
Mark '84, a son, Zachary Mark, 
March 7, 1 99 1 . To Donald Tbomas '82 
and his wife, Gina, a son. Donald 
George, September 4, 1 99 1 . To TePB- 
sa Hazelton Towne '82 and her husband. 



Stephen, a son. Erik Chnstopher. 
June 28, 1 99 L To Patrida McCue 
Tucker '82 and her husband, Roger, a 
daughter. Jessica Ashley. October 17. 
199 1 . To Peg WebeP '82 and her hus- 
band, rim McCOPPy '82, a son. Luke. 

October 15.1 ^>'-> I . To Carolynn Steen 

Wesp '82 and her husband. David, a 
daughter. Chelsea Meredith. July 17. 
1 99 1 To Lesley Mosley Brown '83, 

M'84 and her husband. JeflPey M'84, a 
son. Aaron. June 24. 14^ 1 . To DaVNl 
Capezzuto '83 and his w ife. Carol 
Loheyde Capezzuto '84, a son. David 

Paul. March 27. 1 99 1 . To Lori TOOISlC 
CarteP '83 and her husband. Kevin, a 
son. Kevin Paul. October 23. 1991. 

To Paul Rschepkeller '83 and his w ife. 
Kpistine Uoophead Hschepkeliep '84, a 

daughter. Erika L\nne. June 6. 1991. 

To Jane Hothnan HeMebaugh '83 and 

her husband. Brett, a son. Seth Da- 
vid. January 17. 1990. To Joseph 
Kllian '83 and his w ife. Maria, a son, 
Joseph Luther, April 7, 1991. To Alex 
KIne '83 and his w ife. Ellen, a daugh- 
ter. Chelsea Leigh. December 5. 1990. 
To Kathryn lasMey ladd '83 and her 

husband. David, a daughter. Victoria 
Grace. August 15. l99I.ToTPacy 
Stayer Lang '83 and her husband. Bri- 
an, a son Cody Kirk. May 5. 1991. 
To Shane Launer '83 and his wife. 
Miss\ . a daughter. Rebecca Kath- 
leen. November 16. 1990. To AndPOa 
King LOUdepmlk '83 and her husband. 
Clifford, a son. .Alec Thomas. May 

25 . 1 99 1 . To Michefle lov Palombo '83 

and her husband. Anthony '84, a daugh- 
ter. .Amanda Mane. August 30. 1991. 

To Nancy Slaughenhoupt St ClaiP '83 

and her husband. Michael '84, a daugh- 
ter. Alyssa Kate. July 5. 1991. To 
Christina Gotfi StPUpek '83 and her hus- 
band. Joseph, a son. Jonathan Joseph. 

June 25, 1 99 1 . To Rftae-Ann Wozniak 
Tbompson '83 and her husband. Jim. 
a son. Corey James. September 1 1, 
1 99 1 . To Lynn Raacke Bodnar '84 and 

her husband. Robert, a son. Robert 
Christopher. July 23. l99I.ToMarta 

Cynkar Brickhouse '84, M'88 and her 
husband. CUPOs '85, M'87, a daughter. 
Katelyn Michele. June 13. 1990. To 
Lynn Beal Deltino '84 and her husband, 
Frank, a son. Da\ id Paul. January 10. 
1 99 1 To Bapbapa Hopst Gusew '84 and 
her husband. Jack, a daughter. .Alison 
Ruth. September 14. 1 99 1 . To JanettB 
Agostineli Heitmeier '84 and her hus- 
band. Donald, a daughter. Amanda 
Anne. October 16. 1989. To Gai 
SmoiC Kania '84 and her husband. 
Gregory . a daughter. Alexandra 
Grace. October 30. 1 99 1 . To Jenniler 
Long ToutkOUShian '84 and her husband. 
Rob '84, a son. Kevin. July 23. 1991. 

To Mary Ben MoOoy Weaver '84 and 

her husband. Kent '84, a daughter. 
Lauren .Amanda. September 24. 1991. 
To Jetfpey Wherpy '84 and his w ife. 



24 III P M A G .V Z I N E 



Diane, a daughter. ,^l\ ssa Mane. 

August .^ 1 . 1 99 1 . To Marianne Maines 
BiChert '85 and her husband. Michael 
'88, a daughter. Samantha L\ nne. 

August 4. 1 99 1 To Kimberly Bernaheo 

Brown '85 and her husband. Jeltrey 
'88, a daughter. Bnltne\, June 14. 

1 99 1 . To Janet Netoskie Coury '85 and 

her husband. Sam. a daughter. Sa- 
mantha. April 7. 1991 . To Ctierie Totli 
Cross '85 and her husband. Matt '85, 
a son. Matthew John. Jr.. March 4. 

1 99 1 . To Marybeth Connell Jeftries '85 

and her husband. John '85, a daughter. 
Maura Connell. December S, 1990. 

To Cheryl Hughes Jennings '85 and her 

husband. Charles, a son. Brian Mi- 
chael. .May 8. 1 99 1 . To Carol Raabe 
Marshall '85 and her husband. Mick, 
a son. Ryan. May 9. 1991 . To Mark 

Martin '86 and his w ite. Patricia Moreo 

Martin '86, a son. Roben Donald. 
October 6. 1 990. To Deborah Remaley 

MUSSOg '85 and her husband. Michael, 
a son. Sean William, June 7. 1991. 

To Cheryl Lashley Novotny '85 and her 

husband, Gregory '85, a son. Lyndon. 

June 1 .1. 1 99 1 To Molly Sander Soren- 

SOn '85 and her husband. Greg, a son, 
James Rohen. July 12. 199I.ToTanii 
Blahnik Steinhauser '85 and her hus- 
band. Rick, a son. Jordan Shane. June 

29. 1 99 1 . To Roger Barnhart '88 and 
his V. ife. Janice Tantlinger Barnhart 

'87, a son. .Alexander Sterling. Sep- 
tember 1 6. 1 99 1 . To Lorri Umegrover 
Cover '86 and her husband. Terry, 
a son. Brett Michael. June 5. 1991. 
To Ed Curtin '88 and his wife, Patty, a 
daughter. Sadie Elise, July 1 7. 1 99 1 . 
To Sherri HiB Falin '86 and her hus- 
band. Barry . a son. Aaron Matthew . 
September 1 1 . 1 99 1 . To Jacqule Phil- 
lips Hogan '88 and her husband. P.J. 
'90, a daughter. .Maura Kathenne. 
September 2.\ 1 99 1 , To RhOhda 
KOCher Jarrett '86 and her husband. 
Neal '87, a daughter. Alecia Nicole. 
\. IS ember 1 2. 1 99 1 . To Kimberly 
Sindelar Steves '87 and her husband. 
Matthew '87, a son. R\ an Phillip. 

ichruary IS, 1 99 1 . To Denise Beshore 

Woods '87 and her husband. Michael 
'88, a (laughter. Kayla Mary. January 

4. i99i.To6eorgeCarofl'88andhis 
wife. Kimbertie Uppert Caron '89, a son. 

Jared Thomas, August \^. 1991. To 

Penny Dougherty Edwards '88 and her 

husband. Richard, a daughter. Olivia 
.Mane, f-ebruary X. 1 99 1 . To Edward 
UberaUre '88 and his wife. Anita, a 
son. Joshua. May 9, 1991. ToKerrI 
Wytand Stem '88 and her husband. Da- 
Mil ,1 on. \,ilh;.n Alan, July4. 1991. 

I o Christina Davidson '89 and her 
husband. Dale Decker, a daughter, 
Amanda Lynn. Dctcmber 12. 1990. 



Deaths 



1913: Edna Bell Gill. 1915: Marie 
Wright. 1918: Estelle Simpson 
Kintcr. 1819: Margaret Llewellyn 
Bracken 

1921: Lillian Crossland Grantham. 
1922: Mary Hamill Ambrose, Mary 
Fleming, Alma Stevler Mulholland. 
1924: Beatrice Fleming Harvey. 1926: 
Thelma Harris Girty. Marjorie Wil- 
liams. 1927: Miriam Truscott Gram- 
ling. 1928: Elener Pounds Swast. 
1929: Blanche Huston Beck. Mary 
Jones McCune 

1930: Ida Christie. 1933: Ruth Lawton 
Kimmel. 1932: Mary Wray Hohn. 
1937: Robert Gessler. Mary Park 
Jack. Margaret Mayer Sharbaugh. 
1938: Jane Gillespie. 1939: Lynn 
Kinter. Wilben Wiser 

1941: Elmer Wareham. 1945: Kathryn 
Skinner Himmelberger. 1946: Peggy 
Sahlaney Raymond. 1948: Susan 
Kuntz Gallo, 1949: Betty Hammer 
Buell 

1950: Clarence ("Nick") Pennington, 
1952: Virginia MacKay Kelly, 1954: 
Thelma Bianco Anthony. Christine 
Yamty Cipollini 

1961: Stanley Harris, Joan Hetrick 
Woods, 1963: Nada Magill, 1965: 
Barbara Zugates 

1970: Mary Frances London Liggett, 
1973: Barry Mitchell. 1976: Michael 
Freeman. 1979: Curtis ("Cubby") 
Baird. Terry Murphy 

1991: Joyce McWilliams 

Other Deaths 

Robert Burggrat, a music professor 
from 1945 until his retirement in 
1971,diedJuly 15, 1991. 

Kenneth Edgar, a psychology professor 
at ILIP for twenty-five years until his 
death, died October .^. 1991. 

Margaret Martin, who taught health 
and physical education at Indiana 
State Teachers College some thirty 
years ago. died October .^ 1 . 1991 . 

Kenny Schwartzman, a faculty member 
in the physics depanment since 1987. 
died October 24. 1991. 




Beatrice Fleming Hurvey '24 dicil 
October 12. 1991 . She appeared on 
the cover of the first issue of Oak 
Leaves, predecessor of lUP Maga- 
zine, in Winter. 1983. and was pho- 
tographed with Bob Marchesani '83. 



Ill P M A C. A Z I N K 25 



Spring Things from tlie Co-op Store 



Front Row, Left to Right 

1. Champion, Grey Reverse 
Weave Sweatshirt, crimson em- 
broidered lUP. Available in SM 
through XL. $46.95. XXL $49.95 

2. University Square Crimson 
Twill Hat. embroidered lUP, ad- 
justable. Also available in white 
and grey. $9.25 

3. Velva Sheen. Grey lUP Alum- 
ni Sweatshirt, available in MED. 
LG, XL. $22.50. XXL $25.50 

4. Velva Sheen White lUP Alum- 
ni. Same as above 

5. Velva Sheen White lUP Mom 
Sweatshirt, available in MED, 
LG, XL. $20.50. XXL 524.75 

6. Gear Grey Mock Turtleneck 
Sweatshirt, grey trim and crimson 
lUP established 1875. MED, LG, 
XL. Also available in crimson 
trim. $30.50 

Second Row, Left to Right 

7. MVP Crimson Reverse Weave 
Sweatshirt embroidered lUP, 
available in MED, LG, XL. 
$43.50. XXL $46.50 

8. Velva Sheen Grey lUP Dad 
Sweatshirt, MED, LG, XL. 
$20.95. Also available in XXL 
$24.75 

9. University Square Crimson 
Twill Hat, lUP Dad, adjustable. 
$9.25. Also available in white 
and grey 

10. Standard Pennant, White 
Nylon Half-Zip Jacket, diagonal 
lUP in crimson. MED, LG, XL. 
$65.00. Also available in XXL 
$68.00 

1 1. Standard Pennant Crimson 
Half-Zip Jacket, same as above. 

Front Row 

12. lUP Felt Pennant $6.00 

13. lUP Square Stadium Cushion 
$8.50 




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WbrkEdiiG 



by Bob Fulton 



Good thing Mel Hankinson developed that peculiar habit long ago. the one most of us 
avoid like a snarling Doherman: rising each day at 4 a.m. For the 1965 lUP graduate, 
it's more than a habit: it's a necessity. 



An IIP basketball 

legends success in 

Hollywood and 

around the world 

is based on lessons 

learned long ago 

on an Indiana 

(lountv farm. 




I UP M.\(i AZINE 27 




Hankinson tared so well on the 
"Quantum Leap" project that 
he was asked by Universal to 
head a newly lormed sports 
division within its casting 
department. 



hen your life is as hec- 
tic as Hankinson's — 
coaching the Master's 
College basketball team 
in Southern California 
and sei^'ing as the 
school's athletic direc- 
tor, writing, lecturing, 
acting, giving motivational speeches, filming instruc- 
tional videos, taking part in community and church 
activities, and traveling the globe like some modem-day 
Marco Polo — not even a sixteen-hour day is long 
enough. 

And so the alarm sounds well before dawn every day 
in the Hankinson household, where this nineties Renais- 
sance man begins a routine that would leave most mor- 
tals as limp as overcooked spaghetti by midday. 

"I think some people have an unusual capacity for 
work. Mel happens to be one of them." said University 
of Southern California basketball coach George Ravel- 
ing, who hired Hankinson as an assistant during his 
tenure at Iowa and remains a close friend. 

It was at lUP that the native of Chambersville. a ham- 
let six miles north of Indiana, first reaped the benefits of 
awakening before the birds. Hankinson paid his way 
through school by sweeping floors at the Penn Traffic 
department store, arriving before daybreak so he could 
finish in time for his first morning class. 

A quarter-century later, he's still rising early. And 
once his day begins. Hankinson resembles the Energizer 
bunny: he keeps going and going and going. He writes, 
he coaches, he lectures; he's even found time to make a 
"leap" into show business. 

Hankinson now serves as a consultant to several 
major movie studios — Universal. Paramount, and Dis- 
ney — providing sports-related assistance. His credits 
include television shows such as NBC's "Quantum 
Leap" and "Matlock" and several Fox network pro- 
grams. He's also involved in a planned $6-million bas- 
ketball movie — a present-day version of Hoosiers — that 
will star the eminently bankable Kevin Costner. 

Hankinson fared so well on the "Quantum Leap" pro- 
ject that he was asked by Universal to head a newly 
formed sports division within its casting department. 
His task involves either locating actors to fill a specific 
request or providing coaches who can teach actors the 
finer points of, say. throwing a football. 

"They'll call, and it'll go something like this: 'We 
need thirteen white basketball players in the 1950s, with 
flat-top haircuts,' " said Hankinson. "We also supply 
technical advisers for any sport. We'll give special in- 
struction to actors who. maybe, need to learn how to 
pole vault. Or they'll send four actors out to the school. 
and 1 might work with them for two days on basket- 
ball skills." 

Which is how Hankinson. whose wife. Joan Cherry 
Hankinson. also graduated from lUP, launched his own 
"acting career." The producers of "Quantum Leap" cast 
him in the role of — what else? — a basketball coach in 
an episode last season. 



"They asked me to serve as a basketball consultant. 
The show went so well they gave me a bit part." Hank- 
inson said. 

He emphasizes the word "bit." Only those with the 
eyes of an eagle could have spotted Hankinson. so fleet- 
ing was his appearance on the screen. 

"You had to use a VCR and put it on slow to see me." 
he quipped. 'I know Jimmy Stewart is not threatened by 
my presence." 

Hankinson. who has authored several books on bas- 
ketball teaching and strategy, was originally hired to 
give .series star Scott Bakula some shooting tips for the 
episode. Few technical consultants are more qualified 
for that sort of instruction. As a high school senior in 
1961. Hankinson scored 45 points in less than three 
quarters of playing time to lead Marion Center past 
Cresson in the District 6 championship game. 

As a college senior, he exploded again. Hankinson 
scored 59 points in a win over Parsons College (Iowa) at 
lUP's compact Waller Gym. a school and Pennsylvania 



Hankinson scored 59 

points in a game at lup's 

compact waller gym. a 

school and 

pennsylvania 

conference record that 

stands to this day. 

he sounds almost 

apologetic when 

discussing that 

landmark achievement. 



Conference record that stands to this day. He sounds 
almost apologetic ■ when discussing that landmark 
achievement. 

"I feel very humble about the whole thing. " Hankin- 
son said. "Something like that cannot be done by your- 
self. That might sound a little corny, but it's very true." 

Fact is. Hankinson might have scored even more 
points that night had he not been so darned unselfish. 

"He got embarrassed at the end because the guys 
wanted to feed him. and he didn't want them to." said 
lUP Associate Athletic Director Herm Sledzik. who 
coached Hankinson. "He just had a great night. Every- 
thing he shot went in. It didn't matter who guarded him. 
The Parsons sports information director said that was 
the greatest shooting performance he'd ever seen." 



28 UP M .'\ G A Z I N E 



Little did Hankinson realize back then that the game 
he pla>ed so well would lead him in so many directions. 
His career goals were modest. 

■".At that time. I would have been just thankful enough 
to be a high school coach in the Indiana County area." 
he said. "I really had no idea that basketball would let 
me see the world." 

Actually, it's Hankinson's te.xtbooks and videos that 
have enabled him to pile up frequent flyer miles. That 
his books are utilized in 28.000 high schools and 2,500 
universities in North America — that legendary North 
Carolina coach Dean Smith has a copy of Progressions 
for Teaching Baskelhall in his personal library — is 
impressive enough. That the materials are used in at 
least thirty foreign countries shows that Hankinson has 
universal appeal. Consequently, he's conducted clinics, 
given lectures, and coached all-star teams throughout 
Europe. Asia, and South America. This summer, he 
plans to travel to Egypt and Sudan, adding Africa to his 
list of continents explored. So how many nations has he 
visited, all told? 

"It's like Bunker Hunt always said, Tf you know how 
much monpy you have, you really don't have very 
much.' I suppose that applies." Hankinson said. "I've 
been invited to speak in more countries than I can possi- 
bly get to." 

His renown abroad rivals that of many big-time 
coaches. Hankinson chuckles as he relates the story of a 
1989 visit to Germany for a basketball tournament, 
when coaches he had met several years earlier on a tour 
of the Soviet Union swirled around him and practically 
ignored his companion, UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian. 

"Mel never has been a head coach at a marquee 
school," Raveling said. "And yet he's probably as well 
known around the country — and maybe around the 
world — as anybody. " 

Hankinson has profited from his extensive travels. 
possibly because he took to heart the words of a former 
UCLA basketball coach, an icon of sorts in the coaching 
fraternity. 

"The great advantage of going all over the world — 
and even all over the United States — is you find out that 
people are the same everywhere," he said. "There are 
cultural differences, but they have the same wants and 
needs that we do. John Wooden said this to me one 
time: "Whether you're accepted or not depends on what 
you take to the people.' It's a very simple principle that 
has applied as far as coaching." 

Hankinson's success as a college coach began at Slip- 
pery Rock, where in 197.^ he guided a group of under- 
sized overachievcrs to a 23-7 record and the NAIA 
Tournament semifinals. He moved on to Roanoke Col- 
lege (Va.), turned Delta State (Miss.) from an 8-19 team 
into a 19-7 club, assisted Raveling at Iowa, spent three 
seasons at Samford (Ala.) and then accepted his biggest 
challenge: transforming the Master's College, an NAIA 
school of H5() students, into a winner. 

It seemed the program needed a miracle worker more 
than a coach. The Mustangs finished .'i-24 in Hankin- 
son's first season, but by last year they set a .school 




record for wins (22) and earned runner-up honors at the 
National Christian College As.sociation tourney. Hank- 
inson also picked up his three hundredth career victory, 
although his players celebrated the milestone more than 
he did. Hankinson has never made much of a fuss over 
such achievements. 

"I remember Coach Sledzik saying that coaching is 
not winning — it's about the interpersonal relationships 
and deep friendships that you cultivate, all tied together 
by a silly little basketball." he said. "Now I see Hemi's 
great wisdom." 

And now Hankinson sees the great wisdom of his 
grandfather. Walter, who taught him lessons that are 
still bearing fruit decades later. 

■"He was a coal miner all his life — went into the 
mines when he was twelve years old— and he wanted 
me to learn how to work hard," Hankinson said. "So he 
would have me working at my Uncle Gene's truck farm, 
or he'd have me digging out a cellar or spading a gar- 
den. And I'm thankful for all that, becau.se I think that 
did establish the work habits that I had as a player and 
now have as a writer and coach." 

Cra/y work habits, some might suggest. Maybe so, 
but Mel Hankinson would be lost without his 4 a.m. 
wake-up call. For, given his hectic schedule, a sixteen- 
hourday simply isn't long enough. "^ 

Boh Fullon '75 is sports editor of the Indiana Gazette 
and a frequent conlrihiilor to this and other magazines. 



Hankinson as he looked in 
1961, when he scored 45 points 
in less than three quarters to 
lead Marion Center High 
School past Cresson in the 
District 6 championship iiame. 



I remember Coach Sledzik 
saying tliat coaching is not 
winning — if s about the 
interpersonal relationships 
and deep friendships that you 
cultivate, all tied together by 
a silly little basketball." 



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