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February 1982 

Nursing program approved for fall start 

The way has been cleared for Lycoming to begin offering 
its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree program 
in September. 

Without change, the Pennsylvania Board of Nurse 
Examiners has approved the four-year program. The 
approval, the final consent needed, opened the door for 
Lycoming's Admissions Office to begin accepting 
applications from prospective nursing students. 

'It's a good feeling to know the first class of nursing 
students will be able to enter Lycoming next fall," said Dr. 
Frederick E Blumer, President, "It's also gratifying that 
our program has been approved without qualification and 
without any delays We are excited Baccalaureate nursing 
represents a new chapter in the history of Lycoming 

The nursing panel approved the program as presented 
by Dr. Janet A. Rodgers, professor and chairman of the 
nursing department, and Dr. Shirley Van Marter, Dean 

"I am delighted that the approval process has come to 

such a successful end, " Dr Van Marter said. "Many other 
nursing programs have had to return to the nursing board 
several times before receiving final approval. I think the 
quick approval is a tribute to the quality of the program 
and its chairman." 

As designed by Dr. Rodgers. Lycoming's program will 
accept up to 80 students per year. During the first two 
years, nursing students will take courses needed to meet 
Lycoming's arts and sciences requirements for a 
baccalaureate degree as well as an introductory nursing 
course. During their final two years, nursing students will 
concentrate on professional courses and have clinical- 
learning experiences at hospitals and health-care agencies. 

Start-up cost of the new program is estimated at 
$350,000 to $400,000. with most expenditures going 
toward the equipping of a nursing laboratory in the 
Academic Center Lycoming has applied to the federal 
Appalachian Regional Commission for a $100,600 grant to 
help cover initial expenses Preliminary indications are 

that the application will be approved. 

Work on the laboratory in the lower level of the library 
is expected to begin in the near future. The laboratory will 
include up to eight patient-simulated units and storage 
space for supplies and equipment. 

Lycoming also will soon begin recruiting faculty for the 
nursing program. Although the number of nursing faculty 
members will be determined by the program's enrollment, 
it is estimated that 12-15 instructors will be needed 
eventually to teach nursing courses. 

Clinical-learning experiences for student nurses will take 
place at hospitals and other health-care settings 
throughout northcentral Pennsylvania, although primarily 
in Lycoming County. A number of hospitals and health 
care agencies in the area have agreed already to accept 
Lycoming nursing students. 

More detailed information on the nursing program and 
admission to Lycoming is available by calling or writing 
the Admissions Office. 

Student spotlight: Scott Jensen, cartoonist 

Whether there is a controversy over too many potholes 
in a road or a change of leadership in the Oval Office. 
Scott Jensen usually has something to say about it — in not 
too many words. 

A mass communications major at Lycoming, the 
sophomore from Delhi, N.Y.. aspires to be an editorial 
cartoonist. Since age 14. the witty 19-year-old has created 
hundreds of cartoons poking fun at various people, places, 
and things of local or national concern. He gets his 
messages across in a single four-by-six-inch frame- 
Since 1979. )ensen has been sending most of his work to 
the Delaware County Times, a weekly newspaper in 
Delhi He draws the cartoons in his spare time and mails 
them in several weeks ahead nf press time In the summer 

and on vacations, Jensen also works there as a feature 
writer and photographer 

Jensen's cartoons regularly appear on the editorial page 
According to the sophomore, their content may or may 
not reflect the paper's own opinion. 

"I won't sign my name to anything I don't agree with," 
he said. 

Most of his cartoons are political. In 1980. )ensen won 
an honorable mention from the New York State 
Newspaper Association for a one-frame cartoon featuring 
Gov. Hugh Carey's proposed cuts in the state university 

Despite such recognition, Jensen said, it sometimes 
causes problems for his father because people associate 

By Craig A . Hornberger '82 

his views with mine, Nevertheless, Jensen stays in touch 
with political issues in his own town and elsewhere. 

That's what happens when you live in a small town," 
said Jensen, You always know what's going on ." 

Jensen has taken several political science courses at 
Lycoming. There is no set advice for becoming a 
successful cartoonist," he said. The best thing to do is get 
a broad education." 

Jensen said his art courses at Lycoming have greatly 
helped his drawing ability. "My work has really 
improved," he said. 

Jensen explained that when he first started drawing 
cartoons, his characters looked like they were out of Gary 

Continued on Page 2, Col. 1 

This cartoon shows the talent of Scott Jensen. 

President's corner 

One evening not long ago after an especially long and 
exhausting day, 1 found myself wondering what it is that 
truly refreshes the weary I could almost hear the voice of 
my grandmother saying, "When your body is tired, work 
your mind; when your mind is tired, exercise your body!" 
It is good advice— but there is more to be said. 

Much of the exhaustion 1 observe around me, like the 
most oppressive fatigue I experience personally, is caused 
by worry. Anxiety bums more emotional calories than 
some people have stored. Our most exhausting tasks are 
exhausting because they present us with problems for 
which we have no ready solutions, perhaps problems that 
belong to others about whom we care deeply. We assume 
their plight as our very own because we care, even it we 

have little or no opportunity to shoulder it 

There are surely many other sources of oppressive 
fatigue. Most people seem to have more work to do than 
bme allows them to get done and more problems to face 
than energy to cope. Consequently, it is intriguing to 
watch how they muster what it takes to carry on. More 
often than not. the successful ones apply grandma s 
advice: when their bodies are tired, they exercise their 
minds and when their minds are tired, they jog! 

But do you know what is the most refreshing exercise of 
all7 Although I cant cite psychological experiments to 
verify my thesis, 1 have found that the most refreshing 
remedy for fatigue, whether mental or physical, is 
meditation— pondering unhurriedly some idea really 

worth thinking. 

If our technological society is wearing you ragged, if the 
frantic pace around you is burning out your circuits, then I 
recommend the pause that really refreshes: time spent in 
uninterrupted thought about a great idea. Tired people 
should brush up on their Shakespeare! And a weary 
society should go back to college! 

The nice thing about working at a college is that even 
those things that wear you out are refreshing! 



Keys to success? Campus notes 

Hard work and commitment rank ahead of intelligence 
and education as major factors leading to success in the 
business world, according to a number of highly paid and 
successful young executives. 

When the Los Angeles consulting firm of Hergenrather 
St Company asked a nationwide sample of successful 
young executives what made the difference in their early 
successes, the majority said brain power and education 
helps, but hard work and commitment are more important 

More than half of the respondents to the survey— all 
executives aged 40 and under who earn $75,000 to 
$200,000 annually— indicated that formal education was 
useful primarily in opening doors during job searches 
Great intelligence offered only marginal advantages, they 

The Hergenrather survey confirmed the results of an 
earlier poll of young executives who said that 
determination is the key to success 

Half of the executives said they were personally 
responsible for motivating themselves to early successes. 
None of them cited money as the primary inspiration of 
their commitment and hard work 

The factor that drove most of the surveyed executives 
was the satisfaction gained from their accomplishments 



Trudeau's popular "Doonesbury" comic strip "1 didn't do 
it on purpose,'' he said They just turned out that way 

Since then, Jensen has developed his own "style". 

Each cartoon takes Jensen about an hour to get down on 
paper I spend a tot more time than] used to," he said 1 
realize people are judging me by what they see ." 

Like any cartoonist. Jensen gets his ideas from events 
that go on around him and his own experiences. As a 
nvuh hi- Is developing cartoon characters for a comic strip 
about people in a small town similar to Delhi Jensen also 
created a comic strip called "Life at Lyco," which ran in the 
former school newspaper 

lensen's ultimate goal is to create a syndicated comic 

stnp that would run throughout the country. That's a 

down the road, though." he admits. 

Although there are sure to be obstacles in his way, 
Jensen seems determined, A few years ago, he received 
some first-hand advice from Johnny Hart, creator of 
"B.C." and Wizard of Id." Jensen sent samples of his work 
to the artist, who critiqued it and told Jensen to "keep 

So while Jensen gets a college education, he will keep 
poking Kin at potholes, politics, and politicians 

Cover photo 

John W, Long Hall may be the most photographed 
building on Lycoming's campus. Opened in 1951 as 
the library, it now houses most of the administrative 
offices. The subtlety and softness of this print was 
■thieved by using infrared film. 



Fcbnijrv 1962 

Volume IS Numr** 2 

■ ■ 854-200] 

LYCOMING COLLEGE REPORT is published 10 times a 
yeai t>\ KiomingCollege. Second Class postage paid at 
WIHiamspOrl, Pennsylvania 17701. 

Start Editor - William H Rupp 

ite Editor — Dale V Bower 
Assistant Editor - Welles 6 Lobb 

"Bereavement and Pareschatology," an essay by 
RICHARD HUGHES, of the religion department, will be 
published in the fall issue of Encounter. 

MAL ANAPOL, of the mass communications 
department, presented a paper. The Impact of the Reagan 
Administration on Media Regulation: The Federal 
Communications Commission." at the annual convention 
of the Speech Communication Association last fall. He also 
attended the annual fall conference of ERIC editorial 
evaluators. Both conferences were held the same week in 
Anaheim, Calif. 

Anapol's article, "A Re-examination of Section 315 of 
the Communications Act of 1934." was published in the 
September issue of Resources in Education, The mass 
communications director also spoke in January and 
February to the Williamsport Kiwanisand Rotary clubs 
His topics were The Impact of Mass Media on Society," 
and The Problem of Pornography and Censorship in a 
Free Society ' 

STEVE ROBINSON, of the religion department, read a 
paper. The Apocryphal History of Melchizedek." at the 
annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in San 
Francisco in December 

"Shamanism and Humanism," an essay by STAN 
WILK, of the sociology', anthropology department, has 
been published in Der Wissenschaftler und das I r rationale 
(The Scientist and the Irrational!, Vol. 1, Published in 

Germany by SYND1KAT, the book will soon be published 
by Reidel in an English version. 

Also, Wilk's paper, "Jerry Falwell Meets Melville 
Herskovits: Cultural Relativism and the Moral Majority," 
will be presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the 
Northeastern Anthropological Association in March The 
meeting will be held at Woodrow Wilson International 
Center. Princeton, N I. 


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Assistant Dean of College named 

An assistant professor of political science at Lycoming 
has been named the new Assistant Dean of the College 

Dr. Fred L, Grogan, who taught political science at 
Lycoming for 4'j years, assumed the new position in early 
lanuary. In the new post, he will work closely with Dr. 
Shirley Van Marter, Dean. 

"I am very pleased to be able to serve the college in this 
new capacity," Dr. Grogan said. "I see this position as 
presenting an excellent opportunity for the college and 
myself to help provide students and faculty with improved 
opportunities in internships, advising, special sessions, 
continuing education, and academic planning and 

"1 know that I'll miss the daily contact with students in 
the classroom, but I'm excited about the potential that this 
position offers for improving the educational program 

A native of York (Pa.), Dr. Grogan earned a Ph.D. at 
the University of Missouri, an M.A. at Arizona State 
University, and an A.B. at Bates College. He also studied 
at the University of Michigan and the University of 
Glasgow, Scotland. 

Before coming to Lycoming, Dr. Grogan was a teaching 
assistant at Missouri for three years: an instructor of 
political science at Mineral Area Community College, Flat 
River. Mo., for three years, and a teaching assistant <ii 
Arizona State for two years. 

At Lycoming, Dr Grogan's activities have included 
serving as political science department chairman for2' j 
years, and serving on the independent studies, faculty 
evaluation, and faculty personnel committees, and the 
general committee on academic affairs. He also has been 
active in the freshmen advising and faculty associates 
programs, and has served as the president of the Lycoming 
chapter of the American Association of University 
Professors since 1979. 

Active in the community. Dr. Grogan is chairman of the 
Williamsport Planning Commission and a member of the 
Williamsport Historical Architectural Review Board He 
also is a frequent lecturer on public affairs and politics to 
community groups. 

Dr. Grogan is married. He and his wife, Julie, have one 
daughter they live in Williamsport. 

Fred L, Grogan 

WRLC-FM radio: If s 'The Different One' 

By Welles B Lobb. Assistant Editor 

Mike Hamm adjusts a black knob on the console, waits 
for Van Morrison's "Wavelength" to fade out. and then 
speaks into the microphone 

After identifying the music and the artists of the 
previous set of songs, the dark-haired disc jockey tells the 
time and reads a public-service announcement about the 
perils of excessive drinking. Then before starting a new set, 
he identifies himself and the radio station he represents: 
WRLC-FM — The Different One." 

Hamm, a Lycoming junior from Vienna. Va., is one of 
18 deejays on the staff of WRLC-FM, the college radio 
station He broadcasts the "Hamm Program"' for four 
hours on Monday evening from a studio on the second 
floor of Wertz Student Center 

Licensed by the Federal Communications Commission 
as a 10-watt educational station, WRLC attempts to 
execute its mandate by providing a variety of "alternative" 
types of music for its listeners. 

"We're trying to educate people into liking music other 
than rock, "said Karen Lauffer, of Summit, N.J.. station 
program director. 

WRLC recently strengthened its committment to 
alternative music when it adopted its motto: The 
Different One " 

Although a majority of the deejays' tastes are reflected 
in their rock n' roll /new wave formats, shows featuring 
bluegrass, jazz, (oik, religious and reagae music are 
regularly heard on 01 7. Classical music is aired three 
hours on weekdays. 

"We don't wail on the Top 40, "said Lauffer, a 
sophomore who is planning a career in radio or television 
broadcasting. A firm supporter of program variety, 
Lauffer nevertheless recognizes this format's drawbacks. 

"You can't try to attract too much of a different 
audience," she said "People generally turn the dial and 
leave it there " 

Rock fans, for example, are likely to set the dial where 
they can depend on hearing the same songs, played by the 
same personality behind the mike. At WRLC, there's no 
such security. Fans get whatever is the taste of the deejay, 
and the delivery could come from any of several staff 

The format, thus, creates something of an identity 
problem . 

While Hamm played some soft rock, station manager 
Cecily Gardner, of Philadelphia, entered the studio and 
addressed this problem. She picked up the telephone and 
called the Student Union Board (SUBl game room, located 
downstairs from the studio WRLC is supposed to be 
heard in the SUB, she said. Instead, another station 
played The senior's call was effective, the Hamm Program 
soon filled the SUB 

Intentional or not, the SUB's tune out of WRLC 
symbolizes the station's identity problem. According to 
Hamm, WRLC is an under publicized operation with 
minimal influence on local audiences. Only a small 
percentage of Lycoming students are regular listeners, he 

After nearly six years of broadcasts, WRLC remains a 
fledgling operation. Its equipment is problem-prone; its 
facilities cramped Like many tiny stations, it struggles to 

Mike Hamm takes his tum behind the microphone in WRLC's srudic 

gain a loyal audience. 

Still, WRLC has lived with these problems Another less 
technical problem however, is cutting its very lifeline: a 
free supply of new records from recording companies to 
tiny stations like WRLC was eliminated in 1980 by the 
suppliers. The lifeline of a radio station that attempts to 
present a progressive music format is new albums 

A financial squeeze in the record industry forced the cut, 
according to Hamm. WRLC's own financial situation 
prohibits it from buying new records, said Gardner, so 
dejays fill their air-time slots with songs from personal 
album collections and the station's aging record library. 

This problem can be eliminated, however, if the FCC 
approves WRLC's application to expand its power from 10 
to 7b8 watts. That application is currently in Washington, 
D.C , awaiting action. 

Expansion will at least double WRLC's present listening 
range of five miles, according to Dr. Malthon Anapol, 
professor of mass communications and the station's 
faculty advisor 

1 think it (WRLC) will become both a campus and a 
community station," he said. 

When the expansion is approved. WRLC will have to 
buy a new transmitter and make other technical 

adjustments to accommodate the extra power. Approval, 
expected without a hitch, could come tomorrow or in six 
months, station members say. Business involving 10-watt 
stations is a low priority item with the FCC, Hamm said. 

While the station waits, its staff is gearing up for 
WRLC's annual music marathon — a 90-hour campaign to 
raise operating funds and increase public awareness. It is 
held midway through every spring semester. Teams of two 
deejays man the studio for shifts of 30 straight hours, 
accepting pledges and wooing for more. 

Staff spirits are high during marathon weekend, said 
Hamm. who shares a slot with his roommate. Rich Ryan, 
of Harrisburg. the station's self-labeled "Rock Animal." 
Last year, WRLC collected more than $800 during the 

Staff spirits could even be higher this year if the FCC 
approval arrives before the marathon. That approval 
should allow WRLC to tum the comer from an 
experimental to a professional educational radio station. 

Eventually, when deejays like Rich Ryan answer the 
studio telephone with, "WRLC, you've got the Rock 
Animal,'' listeners around Williamsport should know who 
they've got 

Without dedication and practice, Lycoming's renowned choir would not be what it is today: one of the finest 
college musical groups in the East. 

Choir taking 
Midwest tour 

Lycoming's celebrated Tour Choir will go on the road 
again over spring break, performing 12 concerts in 10 days 
in the Midwest and western Pennsylvania. 

The annual spring-semester tour, scheduled for March 
5-14. will take the choir first to western Pennsylvania, then 
to West Virginia, Kentucky, and Illinois As it makes its 
way back to Lycoming through Indiana and Ohio, the 
choir will perform again in western Pennsylvania The 
choir's annual Homecoming concert on campus March 16 
will conclude the spring tour. 

The choir will perform Friday evening, March 5, at 
Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. 
Tyrone, served by the Rev. Norman E. Huff '57; Saturday 
evening. March 6, at Wayne United Methodist Church. 
Wayne, W.Va.; Sunday morning, March 7, at Beverly 
Hills United Methodist Church, Huntington, W.Va.; 
Sunday evening in Ashland. Ky.. at a site that still was to 
be arranged as of early February; Monday evening, March 
8. at St. Matthews United Methodist Church, Louisville 
Ky.; Tuesday evening, March 9, at Trinity United 
Methodist Church, Mt. Carmel, 111.; Wednesday evening 
in West Frankfort, 111., at a site that still was to be arranged 
as of early February; and Thursday evening, March 1 1, at 
Rantoul United Methodist Church, Rantoul. Ill 

The choir will have an off day Friday. March 12, to 
Continued on Page 7, Col. 1 


(Eulogy delivered at the Dec. 14. 1980, memorial service 
for John Lennon in Copley Square Plaza, Boston, and 
again at the Dec 13, 1981, service on the first anniversary 
ofLennon's death at the Community Church of Boston.) 

With John Lennon s tragic death, many people are 
mourning that the dream is over: that the years of 
dreaming of the Beatles reuniting wilt never occur now, 
that Lennon s own creativity has ended— the dream is 

According to John Lennon, the whole point of his and 
the Beatles' message is that you are the dream. The dream 
is not over; you are the dream. 

That's what Lennon meant 14 years ago when he called 
Christianity into question saying, "Christianity will go It 
will vanish and shrink. , .We're more popular than Jesus 
now." Lennon continued, "Christianity., .seems. be 
shrinking, to be losing contact. Jesus message had been 
garbled by his disciples and twisted for a variety of self- 
serving reasons by those who followed, to the point where 
it has lost its validity for many in the modern age." 

Certain "defenders of the faith" wanted to "Ban the 
Beatles," if not bum Lennon at the stake. 

At that time, back in 1966, 1 took my three daughters to 
the Beatles concert at Suffolk Downs, and then wrote an 
article called "Why the Beatles Are More Popular Than 
Jesus, " which appeared in the Boston Sunday Herald 
Magazine. I said that Lennon was right, and that instead of 
calling him a heretic we should learn from what he is 
telling us about our young people and institutionalized 
Christianity— that it is the irrelevance of Christianity that 
breeds irreverence in young and old alike. The dream is 
you, Lennon said. 

Religion should not judge you by the length of your hair 
but affirm that every hair on your head is numbered. 
Religion should recognize that the loudness of music 
drowns out the anxious uncertainties of growing up as 
surely as solitude drowns out the hectic certainties after 
one has grown up Religion should know that you've got 
to "twist and shout" in the process of learning to stand on 
your own feet as independent persons 

Religion should humanize not proselytize, foster 
personhood not paternalism, serve your self- 
determination not its own preservation, inspire unity and 
diversity not conformity and divisiveness 

Religion does not mean worshipping what the prophets 
did but doing what the prophets worshipped. 

Religion should enable you to dream, not tell you what 
to dream 

Lennon made the point in his Playboy Magazine 
interview saying. . , "All these leaders,, are all substitute 
fathers, whether they be religious or political. There's 
nothing wrong with it until you give them the right to give 

An estimated 5,000 persons turned out for the John 
Lennon memorial service in Boston's Copley Square 
Plaza on Dec. 14, I960. 

you .a recipe for your life. . 

"If the Beatles or the Sixties had a message, it was to 
leam to swim Period And once you learn to swim, 
swim. .You make your own dream. That's the Beatles' 

You are the dream! "Power to the people!," Lennon is 
saying He's affirming your power, your dignity, your 
rights! John Lennon was one of the greatest theologians of 
the 20th century. 

]ohn Lennon became aware that the dreams of women 
are every bit as valid as those of men. Over the years he 
learned that real manhood could not be separated from 
womanhood. His wife, Yoko Ono, helped to teach him 
that He became a househusband. raising their son and 
baking bread while she took over and managed their 
business interests 

John Lennon believed that everyone has the right to 
dream. He possessed a universal ethic of brotherhood and 

By The Rev Dr William E Alberts '51, Community Church of Boston 

sisterhood that transcended nationality, race, and religion 
and revered all people as members of one human family. 

He was deeply involved in the anti-Vietnam War 
movement, inspiring and strengthening millions of anti- 
war demonstrators with his presence and his song, "All we 
are saying is give peace a chance.'' In 196° he returned to 
Queen Elizabeth II his Member of the Order of the British 
Empire medal in protest against Britian's support of the 
wars in Biafra and Vietnam. 

In a day when people of color remain oppressed by our 
political, economic, legal, and judicial systems; 

In a day when political hawks, the Pentagon, and the 
arms industries are fabricating threats to our security to 
justify their pursuit of power and profit; 

In a day when our government's $59 billion plus 
military budget is actually undermining our national 
security by increasing inflation and decreasing adequate 
housing, education, health care, transit systems, and social 
security and welfare benefits; 

In a day when we need to use our country's vast 
resources and technology to land jobs for every person in 
our cities rather than to land missiles in the heart of every 
city in the Soviet Union; 

In a day when draft registration will disrupt and destroy 
the lives of our young people who have an inalienable 
right to the pursuit of educational and career 

In a day when the whole human race could be destroyed 
by nuclear war, we need to hear John Lennon s dream: 

"Imagine there's no countries 
It isn't hard to do 
Nothing to kill or die for 
And no religion too 
Imagine all the people 
living life in peace 

"Imagine no possessions 
I wonder if you can 
No need for greed or hunger 
A brotherhood of man 
Imagine all the people 
Sharing all the world. . . 

"You may say I'm a dreamer 
But I'm not the only one 
I hope someday you 'II join us 
And the world will be as one" 

"The dream is not over! You and I are the dream! " 

(Rewritten horn an article in the Dec. 13, 1981, Boston 
Herald American.) 

Faculty focus: John M. Whelan, Jr. 

JohnM. Whelan, Jr. 

I'm in better condition now than when I arrived at 
Lycoming II years ago." 

That reversal results from running, according to John 
Whelan, 38, assistant professor of philosophy, and one of 
20 million recreational runners in the United States. 

Recently, Whelan put himself through a taxing test of 
vitality when he completed the Greater Philadelphia 
Independence Marathon, a 26-mile, 385-yard footrace, 
along with 4,800 other runners. 

Whelan, who reached the finish line a minute faster than 
his goal of three hours and 15 minutes, had never run 
longer than 18 miles before the Nov 29 event. Yet, thanks 
to adequate training and a conservative early pace, the 
runner of three years says he felt relatively strong during 
the final miles and never doubted he would finish. 

After passing the halfway point in 1,331st place, 
Whelan overcame 340 runners in the last 13. 1 miles and 
ended 891st, placing him in the top 20 percent. He 
attributes this "closing rush" more to the attrition of 
underconditioned "casualties" than to his own speed 

While running can consume its adherents to obsession, 
Whelan claims it doesn't obsess him, and the running life 
has made few inroads into his professional or social life. 

Teaching philosophy, says the Long Island native, is his 
primary concern. "Running," he adds only half- 
racetjously. "allows me to eat with impunity." 

Whelan separates philosophy from running as much as 
possible Although some contemporary running writers 
have attempted to infuse their writings with profound 
philosophical insights— often gamenng large readerships 
and financial benefits in their tracks — running is a non- 
philosophical activity for Whelan, done exclusively for its 
physical benefits 

With the relief of work-related tensions in mind, "I 
purposely run after my school day," Whelan says 

For mental stimulation, Whelan rums to Aristotle, St. 
Thomas Aquinas, and Ludwig Wittgenstein, a 20th- 
century Austrian about whom Whelan wrote his doctoral 
dissertation, The seriousness, comprehensiveness, and 
depth of their work are the reasons Whelan holds these 
philosophers in esteem. 

His dissertation, completed at the University of Texas, 
grappled with "a central feature of Wittgenstein's later 
philosophy," according to Whelan And the energy that 
went into completing his dissertation far exceeded what he 
expended to run the 26-mile race. 

Whelan says marathon running requires you to get on a 
training schedule, put in the miles labout 60 a week for 
Whelan in the weeks preceding the Philadelphia race), and 
run the race— a measured, cut-and-dry routine that can't 
be compared with writing about philosophy. 

"When you do a dissertation in philosophy," he 
explains, "you have to deal with all kinds of ambiguities 
and uncertainties. " 

Whelan came to Lycoming in 1971 after earning a 
bachelor's degree at the University of Notre Dame and 
finishing the bulk of his graduate work at the University of 
Texas. Although Lycoming was his first full-time teaching 
job, Whelan taught for seven semesters as a graduate 
assistant at Texas, and as an instructor at St. Edward's and 
Southwest Texas State Universities. 

In his 11 years on the Lycoming faculty, trends in higher 
education have changed significantly. One, however— a 
drop in philosophy enrollments — has been avoided by 
Lycoming's philosphy department because of foresight and 
innovation, Whelan says. 

Lycoming's introductory philosophy courses are tied 
directly to particular majors and student concerns. The 
department offers courses in business ethics, medical 
ethics, criminal justice, personal ethics, or ethics and 
public policy. The more historical, abstract, and technical 
courses are saved for advanced students. As a result, the 
department has been able to maintain solid enrollments at 
a time when they have been dropping at many liberal arts 

Whelan s largest enrollments come in practical logic, a 
course he instituted when he first came to Lycoming. Each 
fall he tries to teach basic reasoning skills to 75-150 

"I hope some of them acquire the equipment to think 
carefully, but my real goal is to inspire them with the 
Continued on Page 7, Col. 3 

Class news 

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CARL B TAYLOR has co-authored and 

-rtofc entitled "The Early History ol 
Cogaa House Towassblp"* which was recently 
published In Wllllarrstport, HU pinner, 
Milton L j adit, a Willianttport area historian 
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yean ago but tivt it up it an imposttMllr. . 

-"iremens In 1978 nuik It possible 
for the book to be completed. Toe book 
contain! chapter* on the early churches, 
schools, etc. Thb if really book one. Book 
two b now In (he writing Ufa, and It will 
deal more wish the (atnlllej of Cogan Howe 
Township. Carl hai retired ai professor 
emeritus of family and rural sociology from 

*n, WV. HI* family hat had a 
Ion* a»oclatlon wlih Willlanasport WcMu- 

in lUtrt, EVA TAYLOR 

. D S. Bruce wai 
lag class. 
Also, aur", VLOR 

Tund the turn of the century trsj 
p first female -- and probshly 'he first 

helped to build two schools, !h« American 
School and a Khool lor meatalh retarded 
children. At the moment, ail a on the 
Board of Dire -on of O.I.C. which b a 
Philadelphia bated progr a m for technical 
training. Franco b on the Board of Gover- 
nor* of the American School (ISO, 
Chrbf the King Catholic Elementary School 
(SOO students), and Chairman of the P. T. A. 
of the Cham Imenatlotul School f7O0 
students). Frances write* that the bat really 
enjoyed the Arena Theatre product Iotas In 
the rummer hot wooden tome' i met If they 
have half at much fun at her group did 
with the Drama Club is Clarke Chapel 
where the lights were unpredictable and the 
teener, fell down now and 
the memories arc great!" 


1 ■ township r 

■Urge degree 

tW 26SOS. 

and then til 

ir Unl- 

Mntad a 

II libra ry. 
ipy of 

' i gust a 


., 1981, with a group of 1 


i . i, 


rs ,H, 
■ in were 


•\ ernmers 

1 In'ereStlng 

ittona in 

wit hit 
■ ■-.' year*. 

During the tummer of 1981, LOCAN and 

- 9 RICHMOND accompanied their 

'.Li, and 
their three-year old ton, Zachary, to Ft. 
Worth, TX Norman b now attending 
Tmi Christian Univertlty on a tea 
assists ntshlp. Logan and Eloba took with 
ihrm the new Lycoming College Alumni 
Directory with Ihe I rl«Uo" 

to alumni In the Ft . Worth area Logan 
made a number of phone calb. Although 
he wat unable to reach tome, he had the 
opportunity to (peak with teveral alumni 
and answer question* about Lycoming 

•day. Two alumni made arrange - 
menta to meet the Richmond*' In penon. 
ROBERT C. MECONl 'SS invited them to 
dinner at the "Spanish Galleon" restaurant 
where they met his wife, Susan. Bob b a 
computer consultant for Capsco. Late 
Sutan Invited them for an afternoon tea and 
surprised floba by having International 
guests, among whom was an Italian couple. 
LAWRENCE HAMILTON was a business 
major al Lycoming and abo took accounting 
courses from Logan. He b a partner of 
Daniel's Restaurant of America, In 

U*d the Richmond!' to dinner at 
one of hb restaurants In Ft. Worth. It was 

■nosphcre with a delicious 
dinner ending with Italian coffee. Larry- 
made sure that Logan and Eloba would 
wear a I -shirt bearing "Daniel's Restau- 

imi. Logan and Eloba found the 
lotervating and 



MATTHEW E. KELCE b presently in rest - 
: ig in phyilcal m. I 

field, MI. He had 
prcvloualV been a practicing osteopathic 



B hit Seen appointed 
i Qral to terve 


MCHOLS has been appointed 
.■on Chamber of 



CHARLES E. LETTEE.R, JR. has been 
designated manager of resources planning 
indarda at Armstrong, LaocaSi 


He hat a 


lt«t and 

information science from the University o 
Pennsylvania. Hb career wkh Armstrong 
started to 1966 In computer data systems 
In 1969 he became manager of computer 
technology and has served as manager of 
computer systems since 1974. 

BRCWN ROBBINS hts received a 
doctorate from the University of Nebraska 
She did her postgraduate work at the State 
al rwN York at Albany and the 
University of Northern Iowa She specialises 
In language programs for handicapped . MKi 
ten and b reported to Se the first researcher 
- •'. pictured sign language 
^dents' comprehension of English 

DAMS received her doctor of 
education degree in humanistic studies from 
the School of Education at Boston Ustt 
She b a physical therapist and consultant in 
health care education to tev eral univr nit let 
and medical tchoob around the nation The 
focus of her teaching Is in clinical and aca- 
demic teacher education in the pe\ 
and philosophy of interaction in hr ill 
Essentially the b concerned with developing 
the consciousness of health care workers so 
their interactions and relationships nlth their 
patients, colleagues and audfnis are helpful 
and growth enhancing rather than mechanlrti.- 
and technological 3ie tauicJaM courses in 
values, SJtblcf, communication and Inter- 
action skills and conducts workshops designed 
to raise consciousness ai well al develop skill 
in Interaction and stress management Hrr 
clinical practice b focused on care ol the 
terminally HI and their families and she Is 
currently working with Hospice, Inc. of 
Miami and Cedars ol Lebanon Health Care 
Center. She it living in Miami. 


of Inglish and Theatre at Coming Com- 

ollege and advisor of th. 
drama group, "The Two Bit Play.-: 
elected vleoprMl 
festival chairman of the Sew Yor> 
Theatre Festival Assoc. Henry has been 

he Tganlfation for the pap 
ri^hr inn, serving 

member of the board. He livet in 
Corning, NY. 

PETER COCUTS was honored In MtWi 
1981 on the tenth anniversary of his ordi- 
nation Into the ministry. He b pastor of 

I I Church ol Christ 
Three hundred members el 

attended 'he testimonial dinner. A graduate 
of Lancaper Theological Seminar,, he li 

rr led t 
He hat be 

n pastor of Union Church since 

19?* Pete andCai 

. I uke and Natasha. 




ment program 

m tina County. Hb 


-irism • 



i assigned 

ill age Motor Inn and served 

>f Defense 

ry board of Norlh- 

i- president of the 
>ts School Board and b active 

are living in Castleton, NY. Bob b work- 
ing at a senior research systems an 
Sterling -Wlmhrop Research Institute, a 
division a). , In Renssc- 

ii urrently kept 

tag substitute teaching in the East 
Creenbush School Distrk' 
children, lamlc, Chris and Michelle keep 

-.nts bur,' with theb school, scouts 
and Little League ■< 

DAVID V. BURKET completed hb doctor 

of education degree 

tngton University 01 

Hb major field si 

and currK ol 

"An Analysis of Assess 

of Handle spped Chlldn 

Schoob of the District 

married August 8, 


ion poll- 1 

lied Orleans. The -edding sb 
ere reunion time for the four c 




asssg Canal 

-.-lie* Jepartme* an 
t.-lwed the Saai la l*-0 

MtioaHl Scstool tasrotsgai hlssh school Is 

>. FrssscsM astd hae Itasstjsssd ia.e 

s b*M*t bsetsrrvd sst atasscatloai aasd have 

vtcc-presidets and truae 

iacbsde gestersl admlsdstrarloa of the trust 
divstiocVl cuardlanshlp, .. 
and rruss accou; I 
the Atrr 

t* Trust School and the Pr- 
kahsrri Association Trust School. He is 

-.-.-iira'tons. Dost 
b a t tide t* of the York are a 

STA>iri - I 

He t 


■ ■xsrgb, 


-oeptt • 1 a J^-.l-tT' . "i.-- , 


s of Heslth. 

vertr . of rw Uh us g h Crsdssate School of 
P=Hlc Hcakh. Stat), Ids <rise, assaaussM, 
aasd taWsr three csdldrtts fessde bt rbtete, 
ttscbar Co^Lt. -wrlal 

Hossskal b s .>* Sed scstte care ccMatasssssdr 

b a lecturer In educatio |l and MARILYN THOMAS 

and lives In Silver Spring, 

sob of DAVID BURKET 'S7 and Mrs. Roth 

Btsrksri, college ma 


the profcasdoasl insurance design - > 
chartered property casually under 
at national corafeametsi ceremotdei 
Orleans, LA He !■ erttployed by Nattoa- 

tual Insurance Co. in Blue Bell, 
PA. He b a special claims reprei 
Allca lues in Coopenburg, PA. 

ALDEN T. ShflTH, IR has been apposatfed 
vice -president of Ryan, Beck C Co., 
laavesstatrtst bastkess, Weast Oisstge, ' 
Uvea la Hopa tcoeg 

BARNARD C TAYLOR, II has had 22 
atastratct watcrcolors esfalhtted at Swedca- 
boeg Memorial Ubrarr, Urbana College. 
■htrtsry has eAlbsted widely '^rc^gSo-jt the 
Ihtbed States -fh otte-toaiB tfeowt at Btsck- 
tstll UsaWtsrssry, Lycottdsg CoUegst, Con- 
bsg Conussssasrv College astd othess Hb 
eshlhit b be tog clrc-»la-ed Oct SUtlocul toast 
by Old Bergesi An Ctdld of awrresevr . 
av.r;e. li-et t- le-.Vi.-, 


PCWP.T F SROryNt. IR- astd Martha 

-.-heeler -ere married September 19, 1981, 
in First r-ptbr Chtsrch, Sew Bedsotd, MA. 
Bob b an edtscator kss the P-wtimo-.-h, M 
School Deparittsess. They are Uvlatg In 

CEORCE LANCIS, JR b coteroller of 'he 
Kelps Dodge Cable t Wire Co He had 
be** srtfJs Mr rrodncs *> for 

11 .ears. George, his wife, Susie, and 
[heir son. Chip, have moved from Allen- 
town lo Rlngwood, NJ . 

BEVERLY M. WOLFE is general counsel and 
secretary o( the Museum of Modem Art in 
New York City. 




WAYNE E. KINLEY has been named con- 
troller of the jersey Shore Hospital. He is 
responsible for developing and implementing 
the hospital's financial and business office 
programs. Prior to assuming his new duties, 
he had been with Wolfe, Keller and Kinley, 
Certified Public Accountants. He was a 
partner in the firm since 1976. He and his 
wife, Diane, are the parents of two child- 
ren, Stacy, 10, and Shannon, 7. They 
live at Linden, R D. ffl. 

NANCY PETERSON STOUT and her husband, 
Ronald, announced the birth of a daughter, 
Meredith Lynn, bom August 21, 1981. She 
Surprised everyone by weighing in at 10 lbs. , 
7 or. ! She is reported to be a petite, 
blonde, blue-eyed beauty now. She has 
two brothers, age five and a half and three. 
Nancy is kept busy with the children as well 
as part-time leaching of math and substitute 
teaching 3t a travel school in Pittsburgh, 

DIANE YEACLEO'NEIL has been appointed 
court administrator for Northumberland 
County. She taught in the Warrior Run 
School District for several years and ii 
currently serving as deputy treasurer of 
Northumberland County. She lives in 

DONALD A. ARMSTRONG was recently 
named an assistant vice-president of United 
Penn Bank, Wilkes Bane. He will he work- 
ing in the audit division of their main 
office. Don had previously been with 
Fidelity National of Pennsylvania in 
Williamsport. He is a member of the 
American Institute of Banking, Lycoming^ 
Clinton County Chapter, where he also 
serves on the Senior Advisory Committee. 

recently elected president of the Board of 
Directors of the Cuilderland Community 
Center, The Center offers educational, 
physical and cultural programs for all ages. 
Judy is a housewife and the mother of two 
toddlers, Amy, age 1 \ and Erik, age 3j. 
She and her husband, Ron, live in Albany, 

JOHN WESLEY COATES, JR. has written a 
book on Suburban Electrification of the 
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Rail- 
road. It commemorates the 50th anniver- 
sary of the railroad spanning the time from 
1931 to 1981. The book was published by 
the Jersey Central Chapter of the National 
Railway Historical Society. The proceeds 
from the sale of the book were used to pay 
for the restoration of Pennsylvania Electric 
Locomotive. Wes is working as the staff 
engineer, electric fraction. He reports that 
when their re-electrification project is 
completed, his road will be the most 
modern one in the New York metropolitan 

W. CLARK GAUCHAN and Carolyn 
Lorrainne Murphy were married August 23, 
1980. Clark is working as a sales repre- 
sentative for Maryland Spring of Baltimore 
Carolyn is manager of Habersham Plantation 
Country Store at the Mall in Columbia, MD. 
They have three sons, Michael James and 
David lames Kelley. On October 23, 1981, 
they welcomed their new son, Matthew 
Clark who weighed in at 10 lbs. t\ oi. He 
is currently training for the future Lycoming 
football team. Clark and Carolyn live in 
Columbia, MD. 



BARRY C. HAMILTON has been promoted 
io vice-president nt Cirard Bank, He begat 
with the bank in 1970 and has been a mem 
ber of the banking department since 197S. 
He is a graduate of Drexel University and 
is a member of the Union League. Barry 
and his wife, Lois, live in St. Davids, PA 

VAUGHN A. PATTERSON has joined the 
faculty of Elizabethtown College as a part- 
time instructor in communication arts. 
Vaughn studied designing and directing at 
Westminster College. Prior to joining the 
Eli/abethtown faculty, he was associated 
with the Performing Arts Workshop in 
Lancaster and designed shows for the Fulton 
Opera House, Franklin E Marshall College 
and the Host Corral. 

RICHARD A. ZUTTERL1NC and his wife, 

Susan, announced the birth of a daughter, 
Amy Lynn, born October 13, 1981. They 
are living in Saratoga Springs, NY. The 
proud grandfather is P. RICHARD (DICK) 
ZUTTERLINC '53 of Dayton, OH. 

SUSAN L. PRATHER has been named assis- 
tant vice-president of the Westville office 
of First Federal Bank of New Haven, CT. 
She joined First Federal in 1974 and in 1978 
was named head teller at the main office. 
She lives in Hamden, CT, 



JEFF McCANNA has been named assistant 
vice-president of the First Agricultural Bank, 
Pittsfield, MA. He will serve as assistant 
manager of the Great Barrington office and 
will have responsibility for commercial, 
consumer and mortgage lending as well as 
business development in the Southern Berk- 
shire area. He had been an assistant vice- 
president of the Jersey Shore Bank. Married 
to the former Susan Kamus, they are the 
parents of one son, Benjamin. 

KENDRA SHUEY RUHL has been promoted 
to manager of salaried employment at 
Hcrshey Entertainment and Resort Co. , 
Hershey, PA. She has been serving is 
Hersheypark employment coordinator since 
1979 and previously worked at Hotel Hcrshey 
in the positions of housekeeping manager 
and front desk clerk/secretary since joining 
the company in 1975. She attended Buck- 
nell University and Millerwille Slate Col- 
lege for graduate work in counselor educa - 
tion and served as a guidance counselor for 
East Lycoming School District, Hughesville, 
for three years. She is a member and 
finance chairman of the Hershey Business 
Dnd Professional Women's Club and is active 
in the Amusement Park Personnel Assoc, and 
American Assoc, of University Women, She 
and her husband, Henry, reside in Palmyra. 

GEORGE WEBB is regional sales manager with 
Motorola Communications £ Electronics, Inc 
He lives in Stony Brook, NY With Motorola 
since 1972, he is presently responsible for 
distribution of FM-2 way radio products to 
commercial accounts on Long Island through 

i in Woodbury, 
NY, He and his wife, Mar,', recently built 
i New England style laltboj home in Stony 
Brook. They spend their spare time sailing 
ft, sloop, Ncrusis, off the coast of 
New England and on Long Island Sound. He 
was sorry to miss his reunion, but hopes to 
make the 15th! 

BRJGHT are both employed by Merck Insti- 
tute for therapeutic research in Rahway, NJ. 
He is a staff biologist and she is a staff bio- 
chemist. They are living in Edison, NJ. 

SARAH E. BERTRAND is employed at White 
Deer Run Treatment £ Rehabilitation Center 
for the addicted in Allenwood, PA. She is 
a therapist. She has taken advantage of con 
tinuing education at Williamsport Area 
Community College and has also taken 
courses offered by community service orga- 
nisations. She keeps in touch with many 
alumni. She lives in Williamsport, 

in Cherry Hill, NJ . She is a housewife and 
a student at Glassboro State College. She 
bold) i master's decree from George Mason 
University. She had held the rank of Cap- 
tain in the U. S. Marine Corps. 

DAVID A. LONG has been appointed to the 
active staff in family practice at the Harris- 
burg Hospital. A graduate of Temple Uni- 
versity School of Medicine, Dave received 
his residency training at Harrisburg Hospital 
and is certified by the American Board of 
Family Practice. He lives in Mechanicsburg. 

ANN MARIE ROSBACH and Larry R. Romeo 
were married October 17, 1981, at St. 
Francis Xavier Church in Overton. Ann 
Marie is employed by the Social Security 
Administration in Philadelphia. Larry is 
employed by Johnson and Johnson, Inc. , in 
New Brunswick, NJ. They are living in 
Bensalem, PA. 

coordinator at Penn Foundation for Mental 
Health, Setlersville, PA. As a residential 
coordinator, Christine will be directly 
involved with Penn Foundation's Community 
Residential Rehabilitation Program which is 
an outgrowth of the Continuing Care Depart- 
ment. She has a master's degree in clinical 
psychology with specialization in behavior 
analysis from West Virginia University. 
She and her husband, CARL '73, live in 
Upper Black Eddy, PA. 

GARY R COLBERC has been appointed 
director of primary care services at the 
Williamsport Hospital. He will be working 
with Rural Health Care Centers and the 
Pennsylvania Department of Health to 
ensure the availability of quality health 
care to rural Pennsylvanians. Gary was the 
administrative director of the Williamsport 
Hospital/University of Pennsylvania Family 
Practice Residency Program prior to Ms 
promotion. He will receive his master's 
degree in September of 1982 in community 
health administration, from Norwich Uni- 
versity, Montpelier, VT. Gary and his 
wife, Sue, announced the birth of a son, 
Derrick John, bom May 31, 1981. They 
are living at Trout Run, PA. 

RICHARD C. FORD has accepted a position 
as a registered representative with the 
regional firm Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc. 
member of the New York Stock Exchange. 
Rick will work in Dallas, TX, out of the 
North Dallas office. 

DAVID S. HITESMAN was a Williamsport 
Rotary Club scholarship recipient for the 
Williamsport Hospital School of Nursing 
Program, He is enrolled there as a student 

CARETH D. KEENE and Ann Jolliffe Brooks 
were married November 21, 1981, in First 
Presbyterian Church in Engelwood, NJ. 
Gary is a graduate of the University of 
Pennsylvania Law School. Formerly with 
the Senate Committee on the judiciary and 
previously serving as a law clerk in the 
office of Joseph A. Califano, jr., former 
Secretary of Health, Education and Wel- 
fare, Gary has now joined (he Newark law 
firm of Connell, Foley £ Geiser. 

received her master of science degree in 
operations research from the School of 
Engineering at Columbia University. Con- 
currently, she has been promoted to 1 
member of the technical staff at Bell Tele- 
phone Laboratories who, through continued 
education programs, financed her course 
work. Evelyn resides in Hailet, NJ. 

MARY ETHEL SCHMIDT has written a play 
called "On the Road to Damascus". This 
new comedy was presented at Douglass 
College, New Brunswick in December 1981. 
Her play is a happy tale about a group of 
New Jersey drivers stranded in their can on 
a September evening in a traffic jam. Mary 
teaches acting at Somerset County College. 
This is one of a number of plays which she 
hat written. 

GRETCHEN CRANS and Stephen Connacton 
were married October 10, 1981. Cretchen 
recently received a master's degree in 
social work from SUNY at Albany. She is 
currently employed as psychiatric social 
worker at Chenango County Mental Health 
Clinic in Norwich, NY. Cretchen and 
Steve are living in Sangerfield, NY 

in Edison, NJ, Rick is associated with 
She ring -Plough Corp. in Union where he was 
recently promoted co cost analyst. He is 
pursuing his MBA at St. John's University . 
Linda is employed by Church £ Dwighr Co , 
Inc., makers of Arm £ Hammer products, 
located in Piscataway. She works in the 
analytical department. Linda also attends 
Rutgers University night school working 
toward a degree in chemistry. 

the birth of a son, Andrew Michael, born 
September 28, 1981. They live in Danville, 
, PA, where Jan is a senior analytical chemist 
with Merck £ Co. , and April has been 
working with the Fidelity National Bank of 
PA there. 

that we correct the information printed in 
the last issue of "Class Notes. " Instead of 
"the former Mary Johnston, " it should have 
read: "Richard Hines and Mary Johnston 
celebrated their first anniversary on Sept- 
ember 20." 

BRIAN STALLER and Margaret Miller were 
married on August 22, 1981, in Central 
United Methodist Church, Honesdale, PA. 
Brian is a sporting goods -automotive manager 
for K-Mart at Honesdale. 




LINDA DEUCATI and Olln Livingston were 
married in November, 1981, in First Pres- 
byterian Church, Wilkes Barre. Linda has 
been employed at Cora Youth Services, 
Philadelphia. Thev arc living in Phila- 


DEBRA |. STEVENSON was graduated with 
honors from the Pennsylvania State Uni- 
versity. She earned t master of educ at jon 
degree in counselor education with special 
emphasis on rehabilitation counseling. 

THE WASHINGTON AREA ALUMNI CLUB will be holding it's annual gathering on 
Capitol Hill on April 2, 1982. Call Chuck Kocian 'SO for details (202 -833 -2698). 

south of Harrisburg on Feb. 26, 

NI CLUB will meet at Ranchland, Rt. 15, 
Call Gail Beamer for details (717-652-3778). 

JACK E. CONNELL is an insurance agent 
with the Prudential Co. He lives to Titus- 
ville, PA. 

SUSAN E. FRACAROLI and Raymond E. 
Pctniunas were married October 24, 1981, 
at St. John's Church, Washington, DC. 
They vacationed in St. Maarten. Sue con- 
tinues to work for Manville Corp. managing 
the company's grassroots programs. Sue 
and Ray live in Arlington, VA. 

GARY R. GRAYBILL is a graduate student 
at Shippensburg State College. Car. ami 
Karen Radel were married August 29, 1981, 
in Lewisbeny, PA. They are living in 


PAUL E. HOFFMAN was ordained to the 
Holy Ministry of Word and Sacrament of the 
Church of our Lord jesus Christ, at the 
Church of the Abiding Presence, Lutheran 
Theological Seminary, Gettysburg, PA on 
January 9, 1982. Paul accepted a call to 
Lincoln, NE, effective January 15, 1982. 
Paul and his wife, the former DONNA 
SEUREN '78, and their son, Jacob, moved 
to Lincoln and are now settled in their 
home there. 

TON! PANETTA and Adam Racdtowski 
were married November 1, 1981, in St. 
Michael's Church, East Longmeadow, MA. 
Toni is an internal auditor for Morse Shoe 
Inc., Canton. They are living in Brockton, 

WENDY BAHNSEN is working as an assistant 
to the editor of F. A Davis Co. , a medical 
publishing company, She is Living in 

announced the birth of a son, Sean Baldwin, 
born August 10, 1981. Tim is a technical 
sales representative for Diamond Shamrock's 
Process Chemicals Division and Diane had 
been teaching at Ash wood Montessori School, 
Seattle, WA . They are living in Woodin- 
vllle, WA. 

RICHA PD A. MUELLER was a member of 
the first class to graduate from the Post- 
baccalaureate Certificate Program in 
physical therapy in the College of Allied 
Health Professions of The Hahnemann 
Medical College C Hospital of Philadelphia 
The 1^-month program, fully accredited 
by the American Physical Therapy Assoc. , 
is the first of its kind in Philadelphia. It 
allows those with a college background to 
either further or change careers in this 
growing area of health care. Hahnamann's 
program consists of a pre -session, four 
academic quarters and a summer program 
of clinical education anywhere in the 
country. Richard is now in Rockfield, KY. 

THOMAS F. REUTHER is a buyer with 
Rockwell International. He and his wife, 
Sharon, live in Dubois, PA 

'80, were married August 22, 1981, in Si 
Michael's Catholic Church, East Long- 
meadow, MA. VINCE LATINI and MARK 
DRAKE '78 were ushers. TAMMY ROTH 
HfXLER '80 and LAURIE RUBIO '80 were 
bridesmaids. Mike is .issociated wirh Paul 
W. Cool Insurance and Real Estate and 
Jennifer is employed at Hoffman-La Roche. 
She also writes free-lance for Today Maga- 
zine - Jennifer and Mike Live in Phillip* - 
burg, '■■ 

KURT WEASE is a cost analyst with Koppers 
Co , Inc. , Sprout -Waldron Division, Munc> , 
PA. He lives in Williamsport. 

MAY 8, 1982 


By Welles B Lobb 

With seniors Mark Walters (158. Oley) and Phil Stolfi 
'177, West Caldwell. N J I leading the way. Budd 
Whj [chills wrestling squad (7-3) entered the final month of 
the season with the best record of Lycoming's five winter 

Walters, the defending Middle Atlantic Conference 
champion at 150 pounds, led the squad with a 12-0 record. 
including tournaments bouts Stolfi, the defending league 
titlist at 190 pounds, was 12-4. 

Whitehill also has received outstanding performances 
from junior JimMaurer (190. Princeton [unction, N.J.) 
and sophomores George Umstead (158-167, Unityville). 
Mark Morgan (167. Stroudsburg) and Greg Scarano (134- 
142, Morristown, N I I Combined, their records were 

Promising freshmen who have seen regular action are 
Mlke( ammer(150, Forksville), 7-6; Chuck Meeth (142, 
Franklin lakes N |.), 7-5 and Gary Proctor <12c luham 

Lycoming's losses have been dealt by Franklin and 
Marshall, Bucknell, and Cornell, all Division I opponents 
Recent Wamor wins have been recorded against Juniata 

",sburg(37-12), Mansfield State (34-15). Baptist 
Bible (43-5), I Ipsala (37-7), and Division i Prim i 

An important test with MAC rival Delaware Valley. 
Called <>ll because oi a snowstorm, was cancelled when a 
rescheduling date could not be found The two teams are 
expected to battle for first plate at the league 
championships Feb. 19-20 at Swarlhmore. Lycoming is 
ling MAC titlist 
After .i slow start, Dave Hair's men swimmers creeped 
■ lo4-3 alter seven meets. The Warriors won 

thi Ffour l.i nuary meets, beating King's (66-45), 

Susquehanna (53-44), and Wilkes (59-24). while falling to 
Rider (60-40) 

Lycoming has swum well in the Ireestyle, butterfly, 
backstroke, and breaststroke events, but a lack of team 
depth has lost points in the relays and dives. 

Garnering the most points have been six standout 
sophomores Ed Cianfaro (distance free-fly, GlenRiddlel, 
Tom HoIIeran (sprint free, South Orange. N.J.), lack 
Morrone (sprinl free, Easton), Steve Newman (free-back. 
Rye, NY), Kurt Schussmann (breast. Stanhope N ! 
and Ken Sholder (sprint free. William 

flic women's learn, although winless in five outings, has 
l fenise Zirrunennan The sophomore, a backstroker 
primarily has qualified for the NCAA Division ID 
■ hampEonship meet in eight events Zimmerman 

has mel thestandard in the 50. 100. and 200- 
\.ir,( bat k 50 and 100 free, and the 50. 100, and 200 fly. 
In (he March 11-13 meet In Boston, she will enter five 
■ NC AA limit, Zimmerman will tune up for 
nationals at the MAC i hamplonships, Feb. 25-27, in 

Deb Holmes women's basketball team won three of 

estsin lanuary and early February. The women 
I 56), Williamsport Area 
Community College (57-31 ). and Drew (71-58), but lost to 

Phil Stolfi controls his King's College opponent on the way to a victory 

national power Susquehanna (69-56). Messiah (55-45). 
Mansfield State 170-60), and luniata (70-61), With seven 
games left, the Warriors were 5-6. 

Four-year starling guard Terry Rhian (Monloursville) 
led the women in scoring after 11 games with a 13.1 points 
per game average, including a season-high 22 versus 
Drew. Next to her in the scoring column were center Amy 
Elder (9,4 ppg.; Huntingdon), forward Heidi Rey (8.4 
ppg.; Frenchtown. N.|.). guard Ann Taggarl (7,6 ppg.; 
Bloomingdale, N.J.), and forward Sue Stamm (7,4 ppg,; 
[ ewisburgi 

Substitute freshman guard Diane Arpert (5.6 ppg.; 
Wyckoff, N.J.) has made 28 of 49 field goal attempts to 
lead the squad with a 57 percent shooting average 

In the rebound department, 6-0 Elder was pulling down 
a team-leading 12 6 missed shots an outing including a 
career-high 21 against Drew 

Meanwhile, an 81-day nightmare ended on Feb. 10 for 
coach Dutch Burch and the men's basketball team; they 

ended a 16-game losing streak, 64-40, with a win over 
Albright in Lamade Gymnasium The young Warriors 
had not won since the season opener against Muhlenberg 

Help came from senior guard Adam Zajac (C 
hocken)' the learn captain, who was averaging 14.2 ppg 
in early December before a wrist injury idled him foi 11 
games. The two-time second-team all-MAC North selection 
contributed 11 points against Albright 

In Zajac s absence, junior forward Bill Vadinsky (Bound 
Brook, N |) has emerged as the team leader, His 13.6 
points and 7 8 rebounds a game lop the Warriors in both 

Two of the teams eight treshmen have fought their 
way into the starling lineup; forward Tom Doyle (5 5 ppg, 
North Haven, Ct ). and guard Jim Ban-on (11 ° ppg 
Hazleton) Doyle has been a double-figures scorer three 
times and picked up a career-high 13 rebounds against 
Juniata Barron, a deadly outside shooter, has reached 
double figures in seven of 10 starting assignments 

Lycoming students 'adopted' by local families 

By Barbara J Dodd '85 

Foi about 20 I y coming students a second "home away 
from home" is just a few blocks or milts away Mary Ann McCarthy, of Middletown, 
N.I , for example Every couple of weeks, she gets a 
telephone call from Ronald and Angle Straub, of 
Monloursville R I 1 .'. inviting her to come "home" lor a 
iou see Mary Ann is a member o I Lycoming's adopt 


travel bat k to western Pennsylvania where it will perform 
Saturday evening. March 13. at Asbury United Methodist 
Church, Waterford Sunday morning March 14. at 
Edinboro 1 'n;ti\i Methodist Chun h and Sundaj evening 
,'. nrvn The Warren 
Warren V [ones whose wife 
is the foi - 

The 40-member choir iv directed by Or Fred M 
Thayer, Ir assistant professor of music and department 
chairman. It is selected by competitive audition from the 
larger 70-vo* 

Since its inception in 1*47, the Tour Choir has 
performed in every state cast ol the Mississippi River and 
in England Canada, and Puerto Rico It has performed 
on the national radio show The Protestant Hour, and has 
■■•! three albums. 

To prepare lor the spnng-break tour the choir took two 
weekend trips in late January and mid-February The lirst 
weekend t'-ur took the choir into southcentral and east- 
Ctntnl Pennsylvania thr second took it into southern 
New > ork stale and northern Pennsylvania 

a -college-student" program While she lives in Asbury Hall 
on campus, the mass communications major also has a 
second "home away from home'' with the Straub family, 
who hve |ust east ol Williamsport, 

The purpose of the program, according to Father John 
Tamalis. Lycoming s Roman Catholic chaplain and 
program founder, is to provide Lycoming students with a 
family setting white they are away from home. 

The students are adopted' by a local family, " he said 
In addition to getting a chance to get off campus, the 
students can relax in a home setting, make new friends, 
Uld eat a home-cooked meal 

A typical visit for Mary Ann tor instance, includes 
playing with the Straub's four children Annesia, 10, 
Beniamin 8. |nshua. 3, and Matthew A months; 
helping with a tew chores, and eating one of her favorite 

Volunteers foi the tour year-old program come from 
area churches and prayer groups at Lycoming's United 
Campus Ministry Center. Many of the parents have 

heir own away from home They try to offer 
students the same hospitality that they hope other people 
are giving their children. 

Both Mary Ann and her adopted family are enthusiastic 
about the program. 

It reels like home. Mary Ann said. It's great to be able 
to get away from the pressures of school for a few hours 
and spend some time with good rnends 

Mrs Straub agrees. 

I think its a good program for both the volunteers and 
the kids." said Mrs Straub who learned of the program 
from Father Tamalis 

1 know that being young, alone, and away from home 
canbescary.'"shesa»d. "so I'm glad I can help someone 

out by adopting' them. My children really love it when 
Mary Ann comes over " 

Father Tamalis expects the number of students m the 
program to increase as more of them become aware of il 
and its benefits. 

After all, he said: Who can pass up good company and 
a home-cooked meal? 

Facility (continuedl 

desire-, to do il," Whelan said 

His favorite courses to teach are those that explore 
ethical issues. 

1 think students believe it is important to leam about 
questions of right and wrong," says Whelan In turn, 
Whelan feels he learns from his students dunng their 

Right or wrong. Whelan admits a bond develops 
between him and students who nan, He acknowledges "it's 
a kick to beat your students in a race- 
Satisfied with his marathon debut, the running urge that 
first motivated this out-of -shape former athlete to don 
Adidas shoes and gym shorts in the summer of 1978 has 
grown into a mild passion Now, like so many other 
upstart middle-age runners, Whelan s revised goal is to 
qualify for the Boston Marathon — the distance runner's 
zenith— in time lor his 40th birthday If the qu., 
standard is not tightened. Whelan needs a three hour and 
10-minute marathon or better within a year of April 16, 
1984. the scheduled date of Boston. 

If Whelan s students find him hard to keep up with now. 
watch out in two years, when he'll really be in shape. 




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