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lUP Alumni Magazine 




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JUNE, 1984 
VOL. II, NO. 3 

Oak Leaves is published by the iUP Alumni Office, 
Room 303, John Sutton Hall, Indiana, PA 15705. 

Advertising representative: University Network Pub- 
lishing, Inc., 667 Madison Avenue, Suite 602, New 
York, N.Y. I002I 

Advertisements contained in Oak Leaves are not 
necessarily endorsed by IUP, by the IUP Alumni 
Office, or by the IUP Alumni Association 




In 

Our 

Leaves 



IUP Alumni Association 
Executive Board 

President: Marv Helen Turner Small '66, Oakton, 
Va. 

Vice President: John R. Nesbitl '61, Kansas Citv, 
Mo. 

Secretary: Jo Wray Feathers '49, Monroeville, 
Pa. 

Treasurer: Harry E. Spielman 75, Indiana, Pa. 
Directors: Robin D. Litton '60, New York, NY.; 
Hester A. Munden '38, Greensburg, Pa.; Larry R. 
Panaia '65, Indiana, Pa.; James K Stoner '31, 
Indiana, Pa. 

Parliamentarian: Walter L. Lewis, Jr. 70. Indi- 
ana, Pa. 

Ex-Officio 

President of the University: 

John E. Worthen 

Vice-President for Student and University Affairs: 

John D Welty 

Immediate Past-President of the Association: 

S. Trevor Hadley 37 

President of the Senior Class: 

Mitchell S. Barry ('84) 

President of the Student Government: 

Emanuel Mark Strategos ('84) 

Alumni Director: 

Jonell Logan Hoenstine '68 

Alumni Office Staff 

Alumni Director: Jonell Logan Hoenstine '68 

Assistant Alumni Director: Karen Philippi Gresh 

'67 

Administrative Assistant: Paula A McGuire 

Secretary: Debra M Lezanic 

Oak Leaves Staff 

Editor: Karen Philippi Gresh '67 
Assistants: Thomas M Berg ("84), Frances A. 
Lovelace ('85) 

Director, Public Information: 
Mary Ellen Lieb '83(M) 

Coordinator, Publication Design and Develop- 
ment: Steven K Melzler 
Director. Sports Information: 
Larry A Judge '64 
Manager. University Printing: 
Lois J Drayer 

Photographers: David R. Lind 79, James G. 
Moyer, Jr. ('84), James G. Wakefield, David L. 
Young 
Typesetters: D. Lynn LaVan, Diane M Bowman 



TABLE OF CONTENTS 

FROM THE PRESIDENT 2 

GROWTH RINGS 3 

SPORTS LOG 8 

ALUMNI LEAF LINES 10 

On the Cover 

At last year's Homecoming Carnival, the 
Pirate Parrot helped the IUP Concert 
Dancers warm up for their performance. 
The carnival takes place annually on the 
lawn between Clark and Sutton. Informa- 
tion about this year's Homecoming festivi- 
ties, at which the Parrot will make a repeat 
appearance, is contained in this issue. 




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From the President 



An important goal of the university is to offer students an 
opportunity to become acquainted with different peoples 
and cultures and to broaden their views of the world. Let me 
share with you some of the ways lUP has been striving to 
"internationalize the university" to accomplish this goal. 

At this writing, lUP has a number of national and interna- 
tional exchange linkages, probably more than any other 
school in the commonwealth. lUP belongs to both the 
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) and the 
National Student Exchange (NSEP)-memberships that put 
us in touch with over a hundred other colleges throughout 
the nation and the world. Full-time students at lUP can 
apply for one-year exchange placements in Africa, Asia, 
Australia, the British Isles, Canada, Europe, or Latin Amer- 
ica through ISEP or choose to study at sixty other partici- 
pating colleges or universities in the United States through 
NSEP. In addition, lUP has formal exchange agreements 
with universities in Valladolid, Spain; Duisburg, Germany; 
Nancy, France; Jallapa, Mexico; Pune, India; Salzburg, 
Austria; Lucca, Italy; London, England; Cairo, Egypt; and 
Shanghai, China. And the university is currently negotiat- 
ing additional exchange agreements with universities in 
Chile, in England, and in Italy. 

lUP students accepted for one of these programs spend the 
semester or year at the exchange institution at a tuition cost 
similar to what they would pay to study on campus. 
Exchange students pay their individual room, board, and 
transportation fees as well. 

These programs offer tremendous academic advantages to 
our students. Those who study abroad may be in a "total 
immersion" program where, enrolled as regular students, 
they experience the culture and speak the language of their 
host country. Or they may be in a study-abroad program 
where instruction is available in English even though the 
country is non-English speaking. Students taking advan- 
tage of National Exchange Program opportunities can 
study courses which will apply toward their major while 
experiencing a different educational setting and developing 
an increased awareness of the cultural and geographical 
diversity within the United States. This semester, eighty- 
two lUP students are studying at other institutions through 
an exchange program, and 208 foreign students from fifty- 
five countries are enrolled at lUP— a record number for the 
university. 

The variety and flexibility inherent in these programs is 
illustrated by the following examples: a student from 
Alaska, who is enrolled at the University of Hawaii and who 
spent the fall semester at the University of Montana, is 
studying at lUP this spring; an Oregon student spent last 
semester at lUP, her mother's alma mater; an lUP student 
interested in studying Chinese is taking additional courses at 
the University of Hawaii; an lUP geology major is spending 
a year pursuing his major field of study in Australia; and six 
lUP students are currently student teaching in England. 



Through the Faculty Exchange Program, students who 
remain on campus also have an opportunity to expand their 
knowledge of another culture. This spring there are four 
foreign exchange professors teaching at lUP: Dr. Harold 
Lutchman from the University of Guyana; Dr. Mary Mas- 
soud from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Professor 
Zhang Wei Lang from the Shanghai Foreign Language 
Institute, China; and Dr. Prabhakar R. Karmarkar from the 
University of Poona, Pune, India. 

lUP has had a Center for Faculty Exchange since 1978 and 
serves as the clearinghouse for faculty exchanges within the 
State System of Higher Education. Currently, four lUP 
professors are studying or teaching abroad: Dr. Harry 
Craig is at Ain Shams University, Dr. Gopal Kulkarni and 
Curtis Paddock are at the University of Poona, and Dr. 
Tom Goodrich is a Fulbright scholar for the year in Istan- 
bul, Turkey. lUP also serves as the Center for the Associa- 
tion of Overseas Educators, whose members, former Ful- 
bright professors, provide orientation for professors going 
abroad. 

This past January, I spent two weeks in Egypt visiting with 
officials of several Egyptian universities to explore the pos- 
sibilities of extending faculty and student exchange pro- 
grams. Such exchanges would provide special opportunities 
for our faculty and students to learn more about the Middle 
East~an area that plays an increasingly important role in 
world affairs. 

The exploration of different cultures, new geographic set- 
tings, and diverse academic programs is a significant part of 
higher education. We believe it's important to encourage 
lUP students to study foreign languages and to take advan- 
tage of programs that can extend their world understanding. 



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John E. Worthen 
President, lUP 



lUP 



Growth Rings 



lUP is OSHA's Friend 
in Pennsylvania 

lUP's safety sciences department has 
been selected as the Occupational Safety 
and Health Administration (OSHA) 
consulting agency for the state of Penn- 
sylvania. In this capacity, the depart- 
ment will provide official advice on 
health and safety in the workplace to 
hundreds of the state's employers this 
year. 

The project is funded with a grant 
of $519,900 in federal OSHA monies 
matched by $57,700 from the state. It 
will operate under the terms of an 
agreement between OSHA and the 
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

According to Robert E. McClay 
Jr., chairman of lUP's safety sciences 
department, seven professionals have 
been hired to serve as full-time occupa- 
tional safety and health consultants and 
the department's eight faculty members 
are working part time on the project. 
Faculty member Robert Soule has been 
named project manager. 

SSHE Selects lUP 
Alumnus As First Head 

James H. McCormick ■'SQ is to be the 
first permanent chancellor of Pennsyl- 
vania's System of Higher Education 
(SSHE). Announcing Dr. McCormick's 
selection in March, SSHE Board of 
Governors' Chairman F. Eugene Dixon, 
Jr., said, "... after a nationwide search, 
we have found a 'diamond' in our own 
backyard." 

The Chancellor Search Committee 
reviewed sixty-seven applications for 
the position. There were seven finalists. 

Dr. McCormick began serving as 
interim chancellor on July 1, 1983, the 
start-up date for the state's new system 
of higher education. Since that time, he 
has assumed what he terms an "advo- 
cacy role" for the system's fourteen uni- 
versities and their constituencies. 

Dr. McCormick took a leave from 
the presidency of Bloomsburg Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania to fill the interim 
position. His ten-year tenure there, 
1973 to 1983, was highlighted by growth 
in the student population, the academic 
programs, and the physical plant. He is 
also credited with the initiation of suc- 
cessful strategic planning at the univer- 
sity. 

According to Dixon, the chancel- 
lor has a three-vear contract, effective 
July 1, 1984, to June 30, 1987, at 
$70,000 per year. He will have the same 
benefits and entitlements currently held 
by the system's university presidents. 




Briefly, . . . 



Dr. James H. McCormick '59 

A Delectable 
Department Offers 
More 

Three new programs are part of the 
educational offerings in lUP's food and 
nutrition department. They include a 
food and nutrition science major, a food 
service and lodging management major, 
and a graduate program in food and 
nutrition. 

According to Ronald E. Simkins 
'55, department chairperson, the new 
programs were four years in develop- 
ment. Each fills a gap in the depart- 
ment's curriculum. 

Based on an interdisciplinary ap- 
proach, the food and nutrition science 
major gives students background in 
chemistry, physics, and food research. 
"Food and nutrition science is a popular 
concept now," Simkins said, "and this 
allows us to attract students who here- 
tofore may not have considered lUP. It 
gives us a valuable recruiting tool." 

Similarly, the food service and lodg- 
ing management major fills a demand 
not currently met by many institutions. 
"Some community colleges offer asso- 
ciate degrees in lodging or hotel man- 
agement," he said, "but until now, there 
were very few places in Pennsylvania for 
students to get a bachelor's degree." 

The master's program, in which 
about thirty students are already enrol- 
led, is designed for students with bache- 
lor's degrees in food and nutrition or 
related areas. Before its establishment, 
graduate students in the food and nutri- 
tion area had to enroll in the Graduate 
School's Professional Growth program. 

"In the past, we had graduate cours- 
es but no program," Simkins said. 



Dr. Chancy R. Rawleigh of lUP's 

sociology-anthropology department is 
serving an one-year term as president of 
the Pennsylvania Sociology Society. 
The organization has 3,600 members. 

After more than twenty-three years at 
lUP, Dr. Esko E. Newhill retired from 
the sociology-anthropology department 
faculty in December. He continues to 
live in Indiana. 

Dr. Mary Renck Jalongo, a faculty 
member in llIP's elementary education 
department, was named Pennsylvania's 
Outstanding Young Woman of 1983. 

The most prestigious ROTC honor pre- 
sented by the Association of the United 
States Army was given last winter to 
lUP's Tenth Pennsylvania Company. 
Designated "most active company," the 
lUP ROTC group was recognized dur- 
ing the AUSA national convention in 
Washington. Colonel Willard L. Rob- 
inson 70 and more than thirty students 
and cadets from lUP received briefings 
during the convention from Army 
Secretary John O. Marsh. 

The American College Personnel Asso- 
ciation recently elected Dr. John D. 
Welty, lUP vice-president for student 
and university affairs, to the office of 
treasurer. With more than seven thou- 
sand members, the association is the 
largest national professional organiza- 
tion for student affairs. 

Gamma Xi, the lUP chapter of Phi 
Gamma Nu, the honorary business fra- 
ternity, has been recognized for having 
the highest grade point average in the 
nation for the fourth time. The chapter, 
which had a combined grade point 
average of 3.52 out of a possible 4.0. 
competed with chapters from more than 
fiftv academic institutions nationwide. 



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Two presidents: University President John Worthen stands in front of Sutton with Founda- 
tion for /UP President Edward Mackey. 



Board Plays Big Part 
at Foundation 

For any organization to be successful, it 
must be manned by a crew able to steer 
it toward its goals and purposes. 

The twenty-four-member Board of 
Directors of the Foundation for lUP is 
responsible for the overall operation of 
the foundation, according to Anthony 
Lenzi '54, executive director. 

A large part of the board's work 
centers on assisting in fund raising cam- 
paigns, Lenzi said. This includes volun- 
teering for and serving as chairpersons 
for campaigns, working to get others 
involved in campaigns, and helping to 
establish target groups and lists of 
donors. 

According to Lenzi, the success of 
the foundation's activities is, in large 
part, dependent on the guidance and 
assistance of the board members. 

An 5- member executive com- 
mittee heads the board, giving approval 
on policy matters, the operating budget, 
and committee assignments. 

Committee members are board 
President Edward Mackey, a vice-presi- 
dent with Advest Inc.; Vice-President 
Robert Duggan, president of the Sav- 
ings and Trust Company of Pennsylva- 
nia; Secretary Joan Waldo '52, an Indi- 
ana resident; Treasurer Christopher 
Knowlton '69(M), executive director of 
the lUP Student Cooperative Associa- 
tion; Warner Tobin '5 1 , director of the 
lUP University School; Thelma Gold- 
strohm, an Indiana resident; William 
Kegel, president of the R and P Coal 
Company; and Charles Davis '34, a 
retired faculty member of the lUP 
music department. 

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The board consists of six members 
nominated by the IUP Council of Trus- 
tees, six sponsors from the President's 
Council, six faculty members, and six 
alumni named upon recommendation 
of the IUP Alumni Assocation. 

The Council of Trustees represen- 
tatives are Duggan, Kegel, William 
Leasure, Ron Ruble, and Joseph Ko- 
valchick, with a sixth to be appointed. 
President's Council sponsors are 
Mackey, Waldo, Goldstrohm, Paul 
McGregor '34, and Fred Kunkle, with a 
sixth position to be filled. 

Current alumni representatives are 
Davis, Lenzi, Tobin, Trevor Hadley '37, 
Mary Jane Tuttle '47, and Mary Helen 
Small '66. The faculty representatives 
are Dominic Intili, Anita Henry, Dale 
Landon, Judith Moorhead 74(M), Robert 
Boldin, and Richard Chamberlin. 

In addition, the board also has 
three nonvoting trustees' liaisons. These 
liaisons, IUP Council of Trustees mem- 
bers Samuel Jack, John McCue, and 
Ted Fick '84, keep the trustees updated 
on the actions of the foundation board. 



Retired Faculty 
Spotlight 

by S. Trevor Hadley 37 

The Retired Faculty Spotlight for June 
is on Joy Mahachek. 

Dr. Mahachek, "Joy" to everyone 
who knows her, came to Indiana in 1921 
directly from graduation at the Univer- 
sity of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. 
The university was one of the first to 
offer a special program in the supervi- 
sion of student teaching. 

Joy supervised student teachers at 
Indiana State Normal School from 



1921 to 1923 and then took a leave to 
complete graduate work at Columbia 
and at Pittsburgh. When she returned 
to Indiana in 1927, she began a distin- 
guished career as a professor of mathe- 
matics, as chairperson of the mathemat- 
ics department, and finally as co- 
ordinator of secondary education. Her 
thirty-nine-year career at Indiana was 
marked by total professionalism, excel- 
lent teaching, and a commitment to the 
improvement of teacher education and 
of the institution itself. 

"We did not feel that we were dis- 
criminated against because we were 
women," Joy said in a recent letter. 
"Perhaps that was because the man- 
dated salary schedule of Pennsylvania 
provided equal salary for men and 
women doing the same work." 

Joy worked for six presidents (all 
of them men) at Indiana, from Dr. 
Keith to Dr. Pratt. She said she is 
"proud of the many mathematics stu- 
dents who have become teachers of 
grade school, high school, and college 
mathematics or college administrators 
as deans or presidents'' 




Jov Mahachek in the late thirties . 




and m the early sixties. 



Joy worked for six presidents (all 
of them men) at Indiana, from Dr. 
Keith to Dr. Pratt. She said she is 
"proud of the many mathematics stu- 
dents who have become teachers of 
grade school, high school, and college 
mathematics or college administrators 
as deans or presidents." 

In the fifties, she noted, much of 
her time was spent "finding good mathe- 
matics faculty to expand the depart- 
ment. Many of those teachers are still in 
the department. I'm glad I lived through 
the developing years of lUP. I fear that 
I might find some of its new problems 
overwhelming." 

Joy came to Indiana "when there 
were only two miles of paved road out 
of town in each direction." 

"Perhaps with this length of ser- 
vice." she said, "1 ought to be a hundred 
years old but not quite. 1 am physically 
active. I drive to do shopping and 
errands and trips to Minneapolis when 
weather permits. I enjoy making out 
taxes for the elderly-some less elderly 
than 1 am. Here in the apartment com- 
plex I help people fill out health insu- 
rance forms and balance checkbooks. I 
sometimes read for people with im- 
paired sight. In any case, I find plenty to 
do," 

Joy lives at 1201 Garfield Avenue, 
Apt. 1 28, Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007. 
She would be pleased to hear from old 
friends. 



A Dozen Winners 
Receive Recognition 

Ten alumni and two seniors were honor- 
ed during Alumni Weekend on the lUP 
campus in April. Five alumni were 
presented with awards, and five others 
came to campus as alumni ambassa- 
dors. The latter were selected by aca- 
demic areas of the university in a pro- 
gram sponsored by the lUP Alumni 
Association. 




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Dr. Margaret A. Smith 7l(M) 



Dr. Margaret A. Smith 7I(M) was 

chosen to receive the Citation for 
Achievement, and Robert Reynolds '48 
was the recipient of the Citation for 
Service. Those receiving Outstanding 
Alumni awards were Annalee Rosens- 
wie Henderson '57, Dr. Joseph R. 
Henderson '39, and Mary Kathryn 
Pound Jenkinson 37. 

Alumni ambassadors included Dr. 
Penny L. Burge '69 (College of Home 
Economics), Dr. Nancy Zebraskey Nel- 
son '57 (Department of Elementary 
Education), Thomas J. Senn 74 (De- 
partment of Safety Sciences), Paul E. 
von Geis 77(M) (Department of Crimi- 
nology), and George S. Walochik '49 
(Department of Geography and Region- 
al Planning). 

Recipient of the Senior Award for 
Academic Excellence was Frederick D. 
Chapman. Second Lt. David S. Shek- 
mer was presented the Senior Award for 
Service. 

Selections of the alumni award 
winners were made from nominations 
submitted by alumni and other lUP 
community members. The 1984 Alumni 
Awards Committee comprised Richard 
A. Fiscus 78, Dr. John E. Frank '58, 
Muriel Smith Hostetler '41, Mary Park 
Jack '36, Sharon L. Santus 73, and 
Robert C. Shoemaker '60. 

A similar selection process was 
used for the senior awards, which are 
sponsored by the Indiana County Chap- 
ter of the lUP Alumni Association. 
Serving on the seniors' selection com- 
mittee were Cheryl Foytick Barry '81, 
Arnold J. Haberkorn, Jr. '65, and Bar- 
bara Barr Thompson 70. 

Biographies of all the award win- 
ners appear on the following pages. 

Dr. Margaret A. Smith, who re- 
ceived her master's degree from lUP in 
1971, is Pennsylvania's deputy secretary 
and commissioner for basic education. 
In talking about her role, she said, "This 
is a tremendously challenging time to be 
in education. There are now many 
opportunities for improving education, 
but the total educational community 
needs to cooperate. When Governor 
Thornburgh announced his agenda for 
increasing student achievement in Penn- 
sylvania, it became my responsibility to 
help implement that priority." In a var- 
ied and impressive career. Dr. Smith 
has been a public school teacher, coun- 
selor, and administrator. Prior to 
accepting her state post in 1983, she was 
superintendent for three years of the 
Saucon Valley (Pa.) School District in 
eastern Pennsylvania. She has taught 
graduate educational administration 
courses at Lehigh University and at 
Penn State, where she earned her doctor- 
ate. Dr. Smith received her early 
schooling in Cochranton, Pennsylvania, 
and earned a bachelor's degree at what 
is now Edinboro University. Active in 
many professional organizations, she 
has served as president of the Pennsyl- 



vania Association of Pupil Personnel 
Administrators and was one of twenty- 
five selected for a national workshop 
sponsored by the American Association 
of School Administrators and the Ford 
Foundation on "Helping Women Ad- 
vance Professionally." In the four areas 
of the state where she has worked, Dr. 
Smith was active in community affairs, 
particularly those that involved young 
people. School districts in these areas of 
the state with which she was associated 
were Saucon Valley, Wissahickon, Avon 
Grove, and DuBois. In the last. Dr. 
Smith was, among other things, presi- 
dent of the Drug Prevention Council, 
director of a youth employment service, 
and president of the Youth Center board. 




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Robert Reynolds '48 

Robert Reynolds '48 is board 
chairman and president of Wallace M. 
Reid Company, a large commercial and 
personal lines insurance agency in 
Pittsburgh. For ten years, he was a 
member of the lUP Board of Trustees 
(now called the Council of Trustees), 
serving for part of that time as vice- 
president and secretary of the board. He 
also served as president of the Associa- 
tion of Trustees of Pennsylvania State 
Colleges and University. A lecturer for 
ten years in Pitt's School of Business 
Administration, he holds the Chartered 
Property and Casualty Underwriter 
designation and has a diploma as an 
Associate in Risk Management. Mr. 
Reynolds has been extraordinarily 
active in community affairs. He is 
board chairman of both the West Penn 
Motor Club (AAA) and the West Penn 
Insurance Agency, an Executive Com- 
mittee member of Syria Temple, and a 
board member of the Pittsburgh Athletic 
Association, Christian Associates of 
Southwestern Pittsburgh, Syria Temple 
Improvement Association, Christian 
Associates, Pittsburgh Baptist Associa- 
tion, and other groups. When he headed 
the national independent agents'group, 
Mr. Reynolds was the subject of a long 
feature article in Independent Agent 
magazine. The writer found the follow- 
ing key to Mr. Reynolds's effectiveness 
in his professional and personal life; 
"While he expres'ses himself forcefully 
when he thinks he is right, he is quick to 
admit fault when he believes he has been 
wrong, and he's a man whose word can 



be relied on. What he has said he will 
do, he will do if at all possible." 




Annalee Rosenswie Henderson '57 
Annalee Rosenswie Henderson '57 

teaches mathematics at State College 
(Pa.) High School. In 1983, she was 
among the first winners of the Presiden- 
tial Awards for Excellence in Science 
and Mathematics. One science and one 
math teacher in each state are selected in 
the awards program, which is funded by 
the National Science Foundation and 
includes a $5,000 grant to each teacher's 
school and an introduction to the Presi- 
dent. According to Mrs. Henderson, 
"The nicest thing about the award was 
that you had to be nominated by a peer. 
Think about it. President Reagan really 
doesn't know what kind of teacher 1 am. 
The honor was to be recognized by the 
people I work with." Mrs. Henderson 
has a master's degree from Penn State 
and taught there for several years in the 
mathematics department and in the bus- 
iness college. She accepted her position 
at the high school in 1973 and currently 
teaches two honors courses, an advanced 
placement calculus course, and two 
other senior courses. Active in the Penn- 
sylvania Council of Teachers of Mathe- 
matics, Mrs. Henderson was editor of 
the PCTM Journal for four years. She 
has also edited the council's conference 
newsletter, served as a delegate-at-large 
on the executive board, and worked 
with various committees and presented 
sessions at conferences. In 1982, she 
received an award for her outstanding 
contributions to the council. A member 




of Altrusa International, Mrs. Hender- 
son will assume the presidency of her 
local branch in June. Altrusa sponsors 
the Astra Club, a service-social club for 
girls, which she advises at State College 
High School. 

A professor of education emeritus 
at Westminster College, Dr. Joseph R. 
Henderson '39 retired in 1980 as chair- 
person of the college's education de- 
partment and director of its graduate 
program. Dr. Henderson began his 
career at Westminster, which is located 
in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, in 
1956. He is a native of Elders Ridge, 
Pennsylvania, and served as a teacher 
and principal in Indiana County Schools 
until 1941, when he became a high 
school principal in Kentucky. World 
War II took him to New York City, 
where he was an instructor in a U.S. 
Army school for three years. Returning 
to Kentucky in 1945, he directed the 
Annville Institute for three years. From 
1948 to 1956, he chaired the social 
science department and taught sociol- 
ogy at Kentucky's Union College. Dr. 
Henderson, who received his M.A. and 
Ed.D. degrees from New York Univer- 
sity, has received many honors and 
served in many consultative roles in the 
education field. He has been a visiting 
professor at Oxford University in Eng- 
land, a selected participant in several 
UNESCO world tours studying com- 
parative education, a consultant to an 
American school in Egypt, and a dele- 
gate to several international education 
congresses. In the words of the person 
who nominated him for the alumni 
award. Dr. Henderson has been, and 
continues to be, "an outstanding repre- 
sentati\e of lUP in the field and profes- 
sion o\ education." 




Joseph R. Henderson '39 



Marx Kaihrxii Pound Jenkinson 37 

Although Mary Kathryn Pound 
Jenkinson '37 grew up in Indiana County 
and later worked and studied in Detroit, 
she went to England in 1943 and has 
lived there ever since. A YWCA staff 
member, she was assigned upon her 
arrival to Sheffield, a city that had been 
heavily damaged by German bombs. 
There she met her late husband, John, 
whom she married in 1946. With the 
growth of her family, which includes a 



son and a daughter, Mrs. Jenkinson 
changed her status from YWCA staff 
member to YWCA volunteer. She 
became, successively, chairperson of the 
Sheffield YWCA, president for the 
region, and a member of the National 
Committee. From 1976 to 1980, she 
served as national president of the 
YWCA of Great Britain. In recognition 
of the work Mrs. Jenkinson had done 
on behalf of the city of Sheffield, she 
was appointed a magistrate in 1966. 
(Such appointments are made by the 
Lord Chancellor at the recommenda- 
tion of local committees and are relin- 
quished by the appointees on their 
seventieth birthdays.) In addition to her 
YWCA activities, Mrs. Jenkinson assis- 
ted her husband, an architect, in county 
and professional work. She has also 
been active in church committees on the 
local and regional levels. Despite her 
residence in England these many years, 
Mrs. Jenkinson has remained close to 
family and friends in western Penn- 
sylvania. 




Dr. Penny L. Burge '69 

Dr. Penny L. Burge '69 is the 

alumni ambassador to the College of 
Home Economics. She is an assistant 
professor at Virginia Polytechnic Insti- 
tute and State University in Blacksburg. 
In this capacity, she teaches and advises 
graduate and undergraduate students, 
supervises student teachers, conducts 
research, provides inservice education, 
and develops curriculum. She also serves 
as a consultant in areas throughout Vir- 
ginia. Dr. Burge received a master's 
degree from lUP in 1972 and adoctoral 
degree from Penn State in 1979. In 
addition to her experience at the college 
level, she was a high school teacher for 
two years (in the Cambria Heights Area 
School District in Patton, Pennsylva- 
nia) and a Head Start teacher for three 
years (in Morgantown, West Virginia). 
A member of several honorary societies 
and professional organizations. Dr. 
Burge has published widely in profes- 
sional journals and has made radio 
spots and slide-tape presentations for 
Virginia's state education department. 
She is married and has a daughter who 
is less than a vear old. 




Dr. Nancy Zebraskey Nelson '57 

Dr. Nancy Zebraskey Nelson '57 is 

the alumni ambassador to the Depart- 
ment of Elementary Education. Her 
one-year term as vice-chancellor for 
academic policy and planning of Penn- 
sylvania's State System of Higher Edu- 
cation began July 1, 1983. She is on 
leave from her regular position as vice- 
president of academic affairs at Cali- 
fornia University of Pennsylvania. Dr. 
Nelson received both her master's and 
doctor's degrees from Pitt and earned a 
certificate in college management from 
Carnegie-Mellon. A former teacher in 
the Mount Lebanon public schools, she 
served as an instructor at Penn State 
and at Pitt. She has been associated 
with California for nearly seventeen 
years, beginning as an associate profes- 
sor of education and moving into a var- 
iety of academic administration posi- 
tions. In 1978 she assumed the vice; 
presidential post. A member of several 
professional and honorary organizations. 
Dr. Nelson has also held office in var- 
ious education groups. In 1981, she was 
recognized by the lUP Alumni Associa- 
tion with an Outstanding Alumni award. 
She and her husband, Richard, live in 
Mount Lebanon. 




Thomas J. Senn 74 

Thomas J. Senn 74 is the alumni 
ambassador to the Department of Safety 
Sciences. An industrial hygiene consul- 
tant to the Atlantic Richland Company 
in Los Angeles, he provides direction to 
the company's division and plant safety 
and industrial hygiene staffs. Another 
part of his job is the auditing of safely 
and health programs at varous ARCO 
facilities, including coal mines, a research 
laboratory, fabrication mills, and off- 
shore drilling rigs. For five years fol- 
lowing his graduation from lUP, Mr. 
Senn was associated with ARCO Poly- 
mers in Pittsburgh as a safety and health 



specialist. He received a master's degree 
in industrial hygiene from Pitt in 1977 
and is currently a candidate for an 
M.B.A. degree at UCLA. Certified as 
an industrial hygienist and safety pro- 
fessional, Mr. Senn is a member of sev- 
eral professional organizations. He is 
married to the former Lisa Ottaviani 76 
and lives in West Covina. 

Paul E. von Geis, who received a 
master's degree from lUP in 1977, is the 
alumni ambassador to the Department 
of Criminology. A deputy attorney 
general for the Commonwealth of Penn- 
sylvania, he is assigned to the organized 
crime and public corruption unit in the 
western regional office in Pittsburgh. 
From 1979 to 1983, when he was 
appointed to his present position, Mr. 
von Geis was an assistant district attor- 
ney for Allegheny County. In this 
capacity, he served as a homicide pro- 
secutor and general trial supervisor. 
Associated with the Wilkinsburg Police 
Department from 1969 to 1979, he was 
first a patrolman and later a detective. 
H^ received a bachelor's degree from 
Pitt in 1973 and a J.D. degree from 
Duquesnein 1979. Mr. von Geis is mar- 
ried and the father of two daughters. He 
and his family live in Pittsburgh. 



in Vienna, Virginia. They have a son 
and a daughter. 



Paul E. von Geis 77(M) 



George S. Walochik '49 is the 

alumni ambassador to the department 
of Geography and Regional Planning. 
He is retired as a senior research analyst 
from the U.S. Central Intelligence 
Agency, with which he was associated 
for thirty-one years, and is a lecturer at 
George Mason University, Fairfax, 
Virginia. The recipient of a master's 
degree in geography from Northwestern 
University in 1950, Mr. Walochik con- 
centrated at CIA on geographical regions 
of the USSR and Europe. In addition 
to his research in this area, he presented 
briefings to government officials and 
lectured at the Foreign Service Insti- 
tute. Mr. Walochik served with the 
U.S. Army in the European theater of 
operations during World War II and 
with the U.S. Army Reserves, Corps of 
Engineers, from I956to 1976. Heestab- 
lished the geography program at Prince 
Georges Community College, Largo, 
Maryland, where he was a lecturer from 
1958 to 1962. He is the current presi- 
dent of the All Pennsylvania College 
Alumni Association's Washington 
Chapter. Mr. Walochik and his wife, 
the former Patricia McDaniel '49, live 




George S. Walochik '49 

Lt. David S. Shekmer graduated 
from lUP in August and was commissi- 
oned a Regular Army officer. He grad- 
uated with honors from the Armor 
Officer Basic course and went on to 
attend the Officer Rotary Wing Aviator 
Course at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Dur- 
ing his career at lUP, Lieutenant 
Shekmer worked hard in and out of 
class. The pledge master of Alpha Phi 
Omega, a national service fraternity, he 
was a leader in organizing fund-raising 
and community-service projects. He 
was a key figure in the operation of the 
Campus Book Exchange and an active 
promoter of campus blood drives. For 
four years. Lieutenant Shekmer worked 
for Student Co-op Recreational Servi- 
ces, donating much of his free time to 
teaching other students and local Boy 
Scouts to ski and to sail. Very active in 
lUP's ROTC program, he was an 
organizer of the award-winning Tenth 
Pennsylvania Company of the Associa- 
tion of the United States Army. Lieut- 
enant Shekmer came to the university 
from Ambler, Pennsylvania. 

Frederick D. Chapman has a major 
in geography and a minor in applied 
statistics. His grade average at the end 
of the last semester was 3.92 on a scale 
of 4.0 The recipient of several scholar- 
ships during his undergraduate career, 
Mr. Chapman traveled last fall to 
Jamaica to accept one of ten awards 
made to college seniors by the National 
Council for Geographic Education. An 
lUP undergraduate research grant is 
contributing toward Mr. Chapman's 
current project, a study of employment 
in Pennsylvania. Last summer, Mr. 
Chapman did an internship with the 
Crawford County (Pa.) Planning Com- 
mission. Selected for a cartographic 
internship with the National Geogra- 
phic Society in Washington this coming 
summer, he is the first lUP student to be 
chosen for the society's very competitive 
program. He has taken several honors 
courses and participated in a variety of 
campus activities, including several 
connected with his major. Mr. Chap- 
man came to lUP from Springboro, 
Pennsylvania. 

IUP-7 



Sports Log 



Football '84: 
No Piece of Cake 

Spring football practice was in full 
swing on campus through the spring. 
Big Indian gridders had much to pre- 
pare for, since their schedule will be a 
definite step up. 

The Braves will open, for example, 
by traveling to Bucknell, a respected 
NCAA Division I-AA entrant, then 
hosting Findlay of Ohio, perennially 
one of the top small-college teams in the 
nation. Both are brand new to the lUP 
grid card. 

Later, in addition to their tradi- 
tional Pennsylvania Conference rivals, 
the tribe will entertain West Chester and 
will go to Southern Connecticut in 
November. The complete schedule 
reads: 

September 8-at Bucknell 
(Sat. night) 
15— Findlay 
22— at Slippery Rock 
29-West Chester 
October 6-Edinboro 
13— at Clarion 
20— Lock Haven/ 
Homecoming 
27— at Shippensburg 
November 3— at Southern 
Connecticut 
10— California/ Parents 
Day 



The Name Of the Game Was Change 



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Editor's Note: Angela Gentile is a 1984 
graduate of WP from Beaver, Pennsyl- 
vania. In the past few years, she has 
been one of a small but growing number 
of women sportswriters. The piece that 
follows is Angela 's retrospective view of 
recent lUP sports history. 

When I was a writer for my high school 
newspaper, the sports beat was last on 
the list of my favorite assignments. 
Three years of covering sports at lUP 
have changed all that. 

In my sophomore year of college, I 
needed a work-study job. A notice in 
the Daily Bulletin told me that the 
Sports Information office needed some- 
one to cover women's cross country. 
The rest, as they say, is history. 

And what a history! An accurate 
one-word description of the past three 
years in lUP sports would be "change." 

A major change occurred when 
Frank Cignetti '60 was named athletic 
director and subsequently designated 
football, men's and women's basketball, 
and women's gymnastics as emphasis 
sports. The goal was to make lUP 
highly competitive within NCAA Div- 
ision II. 

I covered the gymnastics team and 
watched the new coach at that time, Jan 
Anthony (a three-time Ail-American 
from Penn State), build a program dur- 
ing her two-year stay at lUP. In 1982, 
she coached the Lady Braves to a win in 
the AlAW Division II Eastern region- 
al. They finished third at the AIAW 
national championship and boasted two 
Ail-Americans. 

The following year, Anthony coach- 
ed the Lady Braves to a fourth-place 
finish at NCAA Division II regionals 
and Chris Beck to three Ail-American 
honors. In the meantime, she arranged 
tri-state meets for young gymnasts to 
help promote lUP. When she left the 
university to accept a head coach posi- 
tion at Division I Illinois State, Anthony 
left a well-established program to Dan 
Kendig, a former assistant gymnastics 
coach at Nebraska. 

Some of the highlights: gymnast 
Chris Beck winning six Ail-American 
honors; the 1983 women's cross country 
team winning the Pennsylvania Confer- 
ence championship and remaining un- 
defeated until regional competition; the 
1983-84 gymnastics team winning the 
Pennsylvania Conference championship 
for the first time; the women's basket- 
ball team winning the western division 
of the Pennsylvania Conference; and 
basketball player Cindy Davies's invita- 
tion to try out for the Olympic basket- 
ball team. 



Along with the new sports empha- 
sis came a sleek new lUP sports logo of 
a mounted Indian armed with a spear. 

What some may call a loss but oth- 
ers will insist merely reflected the senti- 
ments of the time was the fate of a pro- 
posed increase in the Activity Fee for 
the purpose of adding funds to the 
athletic program. In a nonbinding ref- 
erendum, I-card holders turned down 
the idea in the largest voter turnout ever 
recorded on campus. A study I con- 
ducted for my Sports Journalism class 
found that students were against the 
increase because they were struggling to 
pay bills. However, since the vote was 
not binding, a partial increase was 
enacted. Controversy over the issue 
eventually cooled from a boil to a slow 
simmer. 

In spite of the changes of the past 
few years, I found there are some things 
about sports at lUP— and sports in 
general— that are eternal. There are con- 
test losses by a point or two and others 
where lUP was behind from the start. In 
most cases, the coaches say that the 
team tried hard and that just a little 
more drive could have altered the result. 

Then there are the wins— the most 
celebrated events. Wins make everyone 
happy: athletes and fans alike can go 
home saying, "We won." No matter if it 
is a cross country meet with a handful of 
spectators or a football game with a 
filled stadium, an enthusiasm for win- 
ning pervaded every lUP sports event I 
attended. 

Overall, the things I liked best 
about lUP sports were that most ath- 
letes wanted to compete because of their 
love of sports and that most athletes had 
a lot to say: the "dumb jock" is a dumb 
stereotype. 

Now that I am graduating, a lot of 
people ask if I would like to be a 
sportswriter or a sports information 
director. I always say yes, because 
gradually women are being recognized 
and hired in the field. Speakers in my 
classes have said there is going to be a 
need for more women sports writers in 
order to represent what the speakers call 
"the woman's point of view." This may 
or may not be true. I will soon find out. 

Kendig strengthened the lUP pro- 
gram, developing an excellent practice 
area in the auxiliary gym and building a 
vault runway platform. He coached the 
Lady Braves to their first Pennsylvania 
Conference championship and to a 
fourth place at the NCAA Division II 
regionals and assisted Chris Beck in 
winning three more AU-American 
honors. 




lUP Women's Sports 
History: Short But Sweet 



More change: lUP's entire women's 
sports program moved from AIAW 
Division III to NCAA Division II. A 
number of the coaches were sad to see 
the association go, because of its con- 
cern for women athletes and the changes 
that would result from being part of the 
NCAA. However, the lUP coaches and 
athletes have adjusted well. Many of 
the teams lUP competed against in the 
AIAW also had to move to NCAA Div- 
ision II. The Lady Braves have done 
well and along the way have defeated 
some Division I teams. 



As was mentioned in an earlier issue of 
Oak Leaves, the Pittsburgh Press last 
fall published a survey of college and 
university women's sports programs in 
the tri-state area. 

The survey showed lUP to be the 
leader among all such programs in 
terms of number of sports sponsored 
(ten), of emphasis placed on them, and 
of ambitions harbored for their success. 

Varsity-level women's sports at lUP 
began in 1971-72, when teams were 
fielded in basketball, fencing, tennis, 
and volleyball. Field hockey was 
added in 1972-73, and gymnastics com- 
petition commenced the following year. 
Starting in 1977-78, swimming, track 
and field, softball, and cross country 
were added, one each year. No sport 
has ever been dropped. 

Tennis, volleyball, basketball, gym- 
nastics, track and field, and cross coun- 
try all report overall winning records, 
with tennis at 133-41 and cross country 
at 1 5-3 (counting only dual to quadran- 
gular meets) leading the percentages. 
These two have also produced unde- 
feated seasons, as has volleyball. 

Individuals in women's swimming, 
field hockey, track and field, and gym- 



nastics have achieved All-American 
honors, while volleyball star Diane 
McCormick was named to the Olym- 
pics and other national teams. 

National recognition also came to 
lUP when it hosted the 1981 AIAW 
Division II National Championship 
Women's Track and Field Meet. lUP 
through the years developed strong ties 
with the AIAW, dividing its teams be- 
tween Divisions II and III, but as of 
1982-83, it entered all ten of its teams in 
NCAA Division II competition. 

In 1982-83, the university also decid- 
ed to designate two women's sports, 
basketball and football, as its "emphasis 
sports." 

Through all these changes, the leader- 
ship of Ruth Podbielski as associate 
director of intercollegiate athletics has 
been a constant, and her coaching col- 
leagues have offered similar stability 
and experience. Coaches of six of the 
ten teams have served since the initia- 
tion of their respective varsity sports- 
Nancy Barthelemy in fencing and vol- 
leyball, Mary Louise Eltz in tennis, 
Kofie Montgomery in swimming, and Ed 
Fry in track and field cross country. 




Kenny Moure, second from left, was honored both as an dhlelic and an academic Ali- 
American at lUP's annual dinner thai recognizes such sluden'-athletes. The dinner was in 
April in Sutton Hall's Blue Room. Moore was named to both the Associated Press "small 
college "national team and the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic 
All- American roster for the second consecutive year. He is shown with IV P President John 
E. Worthen. left: his father, Kenneth Moore: a sister Vanessa Slezak: Football Coach 
George Chaump: and A thletic Director Frank Cignetti '60. This year 's dinner honored 
fourteen individuals representing eight sports. In addition to Moore, they were Chris Beck 
(gymnastics); Scoti Green (track and field): Kirk Stauffer, Bernie DiLoreto, and Ben Witter 
(golf): David Langton and Frank Wolk (soccer): Nick Yutko (cross country): Sally Riggs. 
Terri Flaherty, and Heidi Solbach (field hockey): and Rich Bonaccorsi and Randy Strayer 
(wrestling). 



IUP-9 



Alumni Leaf Lines 



In the Chapters 

Butler - Dinner and an evening at the 
symphony were scheduled in early May 
for members ofthe Butler (Pa.) chapter. 
The group met in February at the home 
of Gary and Karen Kapeleski McHugh 
'68 and made tentative plans for events 
throughout 1984. 

Central Ohio - In early May, a group of 
central Ohio alumni met at the Hilton 
North in Worthington. The event's 
organizers were Richard and Edna Dave 
Armanini (1960 and 1958 respectively) 
and Patrick and Wendy Leax Sheridan 
'80. Included were a buffet luncheon 
and an informal meeting that featured 
news from lUP and introductions of 
those present. 

Florida - The following account of a 
recent alumni gathering was provided 
by Nick Sudzina '69; "With more than 
seven hundred lUP graduates residing 
in Florida on a full or part-time basis. 
Dr. Ralph Cordier, retired dean of aca- 
demic affairs who served the university 
for twenty-four years, conceived the 
idea of an lUP Florida alumni reunion. 
This event was held on February 19 at 
the Plant City Convention Center (Plant 
City is about eighteen miles east of 
Tampa.). A hundred and twenty per- 
sons attended and enjoyed a fine meal, 
fellowship, songfest, and the recogni- 
tion of various and distinguished alumni 
and retired faculty. Featured speakers 
for the occasion from lUP were Dr. 
John Welty, vice-president for student 
and university affairs, and Tony Lenzi 
'54, executive director of the Founda- 
tion for lUP. They discussed lUP'shigh 
academic standing and record enroll- 
ment (more than 12,500 students). 
Among the recognized alumni was Mar- 
ion Hill Johnson, who graduated from 
Indiana State Normal School in 1917. 
The songfest was led by Charles Davis 
'34, and Jim Anderson was unani- 
mously 'elected' as the official pianist of 
the lUP Florida Alumni Association. 
Dr. Cordier was honored as 'dean of 
lUP's Florida Connection.' Woodrow 
'34 and Eva Nicholas Phillippi '31 will 
chair the planning committee for next 
year's reunion and will be assisted by 
Pam and Nick Sudzina, full-time resi- 
dents of Lakeland." 

Indiana County - On a rainy evening in 
late March, the Indiana County chapter 
held an officers' election in the Sutton 
Hall Blue Room. Chosen as president 
for the next two years was Jim Laughlin 
'5 1 . Karen Hough '69 will serve as vice- 
president, Ann Miltz '75 as secretary, 
and Marsha Delaney 74 (M) as treas- 
urer. The group is planning a corn roasi 
for late summer. 




Janet Moore '83. left. Sherry Koegler '82, and Mary Gillespie '83 listen as Assistant Alumni 
Director Karen Gresh shares news from lUP with the Butler group. At Karen 's left are Carol 
Burgett Schofteld '57 and Dr. Mary Agnes Good McKay '64. 



Pittsburgh - At a luncheon at the city's 
College Club in March, members ofthe 
Pittsburgh chapter elected new officers. 
Lenore Weatherly Bayus '44 was selected 
as the group's president. Other officers 
included Mary Jane Miller Tuttle '47, 
vice-president; Patricia Dible Thomp- 
son '49, secretary; and Eileen Quinn 
Hull '41, treasurer. 

Of Interest to Alumni 

Members of the Class of 1964 are urged 
to attend a luncheon on July 14 at Char- 
lie J's Restaurant in Irwin, Pa. Organ- 
izer of the luncheon, Barbara Lang 
Martin '64, says that meal orders will be 
placed by individuals from the menu 
but that those planning to be present 
should contact her. Barbara's address is 
301 Berkshire Road, Mechanicsburg, 
Pa. 17055. 

DEATHS 

Deepest sympathy is extended to the fami- 
lies and friends ofthe following alumni who 
have been reported deceased. 

1910: Lettie McCreary Miller. 1911: 
Anne Schade Murphy. 1913: Mary R. 
Schade. 1917: Edna Page Davies. 1918: 
Helen R. MacWilliams. 

1926: Mildred Marhn Ferrier. 1929: 
Mary Bittner Miller, Sara Gray Schramm. 

1931: Lois V. Anderson. 1938: Wil- 
liam S. Cramer. 

1942: John H. Metzler. 1949: David 
Broffman. 



H 



1955 
1963 
1973 



Donald G. Claypool. 
Mona Jackson McCullough. 
Oscie B. Kuhar. 1974: William 
A.Bader.Jr. 1979: Michael T. McLaughlin. 
1980: Frank S. Tuzi 
Other death: Jean Kaufman Stahlman, 
retired residence manager. 



BIRTHS 

1971 

To SUSAN ELLIOTT-MYERS and her 
husband, Edward, a son, Journey Elliott, 
April 28, 1983. The family, which also 
includes three-year-old Leif, lives near New 
Alexandria, Pa. To JOHN MAGYAR and 
his wife, the former SUSAN HILL 72, a 
daughter, Lauren Anne, November 13, 1983. 
The Magyars also have a four-year-old, 
Kristen. The family lives in Parkersburg, 
W.Va., where John works as a production 
manager for Nashua Photo Corporation. 

1972 

To JACQUELINE HANEY GRAMANN 
and her husband, James, a daughter, Juli- 
anne Elise, July 28, 1982. The family lives in 
Bryan, Tex., where James is an assistant 
professor at Texas A. and M. University. To 
BARRY POPCHOCK and his wife, the 
former CAROLE KORENICH 73, a son, 
Matthew Edward, May 11, 1983. The family 
lives in Pittsburgh, where Barry is a writer 
and photographer. 

1973 

To PEGGY DREHER BAKER and her 
husband, Frank, a son, Adams Dreher, Jan- 
uary 4, 1983. The Bakers live in Allentown. 
To ADRIENNE TOTH IRWIN and her 
husband, Christopher, a son , Gregory Clark, 
August 21, 1983. Adrienne is on sabbatical 
leave from her position as coordinator ofthe 
Secondary Gifted and Talented Program in 
the Steel Valley (Pa.) School District. To 
DANIEL SOLLA and his wife, Janice, a 
son, Steven Daniel, October 25, 1983. The 
baby's father is an agent with the state Board 
of Probation and Parole in Philadelphia. 



10 IMP 



To CHARLES and ALICE YORDANA 
HUSKO, a son, Christopher, August 22, 
1983. The family, which also includes three- 
year-old Jessica, lives in Brick Township, 
N.J. To TOM PIGNONE and MARI- 
ANNE ORLANDO PIGNONE 75, a son, 
Scott Christopher, April 27, 1983. Tom, a 
senior geologist with Sohio Petroleum in 
Dallas, and Marianne, a Mary Kay Cosmet- 
ics consultant, live in Piano, Tex. 

1975 

To CAPT. THOMAS EUPIZI and his wife, 
Kathleen, a daughter, Rhiannon, February 
15, 1983. To WILLIAM WHITE and 
JANE FRANKEWICZ WHITE 78, a son, 
Wilham Jonathan, August 15, 1982. The 
Whites should be parents a second time by 
the time you read this. 

1976 

To CANDACE FLENNIKEN KING and 
her husband, Charles, a son, Christopher 
Flenniken, August 17, 1983. An Air Force 
captain and nurse, Candace lives in Colum- 
bus, Mo. To JILL JENKINS MANNION 
and her husband, Joseph, a son, Jeffrey 
Joseph, June II, 1983. The Mannions live 
near Coatesville, Pa. To JOHN STEFFEE 
and his wife, Debora, a daughter, Sara Eli- 
zabeth, November 9, 1983. The family lives 
in Sehnsgrove, Pa. 
1977 

To GERALDINE OMATICK HENSEL 
and her husband, David, a daughter, Lori 
Ann, August 12, 1983. Lori has two older 
sisters, Maureen and Jennifer. Her mother 
is a special education teacher in the Con- 
nellsville (Pa.) Area School District. To 
DIANE SAYUT STILLMAN and her hus- 
band, MARK 78, their first child, Jona'han 
Raymond. January 26, 1983. iJiane has 
been food service director at Custom Man- 
agement Corporation in Pittsburgh since 
1978, while Mark is coordinator of market- 
ing services at Matthews International. 

1978 

To GERALD PORSCH and his wife, the 

former ANN UHL "80, a son, Adam Gary, 

May 9, 1983. The family lives in Newark, 

Ohio. 

1980 

To BECKY ELLIS ANKROM and her 

husband, Paul, a son, Jared Paul, July 19, 

1983. Becky is an RN at Washington (Pa.) 

Hospital. 

1981 

To DANA TADDEO BELKOT and her 
husband, Kenwyn, a son, Kenwyn Adam, 
June 27, 1983. The Belkots live in Pitts- 
burgh. To CAROL BONARRIGODAVIES 
and her husband, Steven, a son, Steven 
Todd, Jr., in July, 1983. Carol is an 
accounts receivable supervisor for Vermont 
Castings, Inc. 



MARRIAGES 

1970 

PATRICIA MROCZAK to John Booher, 
September 24, 1983. The bride is business 
manager of Tom Henry Chevrolet in Pitts- 
burgh. 

1972 

STEPHEN MOLEY to Diane Wilkes, No- 
vember 24, 1983. Steve is a sales representa- 
tive for Standard Register in York. 

1973 

DAVID SCANGA to Linda Jadzak, June 
18, 1983. They hve in Wheehng, W.Va., 
where the groom is a school psychologist. 

1975 

MARY JANE DOBISH to WILLIAM 
CARBONE, JR., 78, November 13, 1982. 
The couple lives in Clearfield. Mary Jane is 
associated with the Central Pennsylvania 
Community Action Agency. LINDA LUS- 
TIC to Carl Fetcko, September 17, 1983. 
Linda is a therapeutic recreation aide at 
Western Center. The couple lives in Stra- 
bane, Pa. WENDY ROCKWELL to Mark 
Hunt, May 28, 1983. The couple lives in 
Binghamton, NY., where Wendy works as a 
bridal consultant. 

1977 

DEBORAH BANlEWlCZtoArmand Delia 
Porta, Jr., September 4, 1983. Debbie is a 
donor recruiter for Thomas Jefferson Uni- 
versity Hospital's blood bank, and Armand 
is an attorney with Krusen, Evans, and 
Byrne in Philadelphia. CONNIE DUNLAP 
to Lloyd Richless, September 24, 1983. The 
bride is a pulmonary clinical nurse specialist 
at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. Her 
husband, who has an M.D. degree, is in 
family practice training at the same hospital. 
SUSAN McCarthy to Paul Unger, Oc- 
tober 2, 1983. The couple lives in Alexan- 
dria, Va.; Susan is a marketing representa- 
tive for Contemporaries, Inc., in Washington. 
GERALD NEAL to Wendy Williams. 
October 8, 1983. The groom works for the 
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; the couple 
lives in Mount Pleasant, Pa. 

1978 

DEBORAH ADAMS to Thomas DeGeorge, 
October 29, 1983. The bride is a special 
education teacher in the Butler (Pa.) Area 
School District. KEVIN CRAMER to Bev- 
erly Brown. November 26, 1983. The couple 
lives in Syracuse, where Kevin is visual mer- 
chandise director for Dev Brothers Depart- 
ment Stores. REBECCA DAVIS DAVID- 
SON to Charles Kunselman, December 2, 
1983. Becky is a kindergarten teacher in the 
Punxsutawney Area School District. 
ELAINE GIGLIOTTl to James Purcell, Jr., 
October 8. 1983. Elaine is a therapeutic 
recreational service worker for Potter 
County, Pa. The Purcells live in Emporium. 
MAUREEN HANNA to EDWARD AN- 
DERSON "SI, April 30, 1983. The groom is 
a grease technician for Witco Chemical, and 
the bride is an accountant with Westing- 



house. The couple lives in Gibsonia, Pa. 
VICKI KERN to John Besore, Jr., October 

8, 1983. Vicki is employed by the York (Pa.) 
City School District, and John works for 
Industrial Solid State Control. MARY 
ANN KRULIA to John Frankola, October 
29, 1983. The bride is an investigator with 
the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court 
of Pennsylvania, and the groom is a CPA 
and manager of contract analysis with the 
Pittsburgh-Des Moines Corporation. The 
couple lives in Pittsburgh. CYNDY SHOCK 
to Thomas Shaul, August 6, 1983. The cou- 
ple is living in Camp Hill, Pa. Cyndy works 
as a speech and language clinician for the 
Capitol Area Intermediate Unit. 

1979 

JOSEPH ADAMS to Geri Phillips, July 27, 
1983. Joe is a CPA with Miller and Miller in 
Lititz, Pa. JODIE BETTINAZZI to Bruce 
Detwiler, October 8, 1983. The Detwilers 
live in Indiana. DANIEL BRUNI to Cyn- 
thia Grano, August 6, 1983. The groom is a 
systems analyst for a Murray Hill, N.J., 
firm. NICHOLAS FIGLO to Beth Lynn 
Thomas, August 6, 1983. The bride is in her 
final year at Delaware Law School, and the 
groom works for Manufacturers Hanover 
Financial Services in Huntingdon Valley, 
Pa. BARBARA GRAMM to Edward Mc- 
Grath, October 1 . 1983. The bride is a claims 
administrator for a German steel company 
in New York, and the groom works at the 
Brooklyn Navy Yard. They live in Brook- 
lyn. BRENDA HANES to Neil Robinson, 
October 1, 1983. Brenda is employed at the 
Raleigh County. W.Va., Health Center, and 
Neil works for the Appalachian Soil and 
Water Conservation Research Laboratory. 
They live in Beckley. BETH MIKESELL to 
JeffrevTocci, Mav 14. 1983. The Toccis live 
in Indiana. CHRISTINE MOREDOCK to 
Gregory Ferencak, October 22, 1983. The 
bride is a clinical dietitian at West Virginia 
University Medical Center in Morgantown, 
where the couple lives. PATRICIA 
O'KEEFE to ROBERT JOHNS "SI. No- 
vember 19, 1983. Patty received an MBA. 
degree from lUP in 1983. She and Bob are 
living in Lexington. Ky.. where he is an 
accountant with Mason and Hanger-Silas 
Mason Company. KATHY RUFFCORN 
to David Neal, October 15, 1983. DEBBl 
STAPLES TINGLEY and DEBBIE KEIB- 
LER DUNLEVY 79 were bridesmaids in 
the wedding. Kathy is working on a nursing 
degree at Jamestown (N.Y.) Community 
College. She and her husband live in Rus- 
sell, Pa. KATHLEEN WALSH to Gerald 
Schafer, September 10. 1983. Kathleen is a 
claims analyst with Fidelity Life Insurance 
in Trevose, Pa., and Gerald is a credit repre- 
sentative with General Motors Acceptance. 
Thecouple lives in Fairless Hills. DEBORAH 
WEYAND to Timothy Patterson, October 
1, 1983. The bride is a caseworker with 
Bedford County (Pa.) Children and Youth 
Services, and the groom works for Texas 
Eastern Transmission Corporation. 



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19M 

CHRISTOPHER BARE to PATRICIA 
COLLINGWOOD "82, June 18, 1983. The 
couple lives in Houston. JEFFREY HUFF 
to CHERYL GRESH "81 , August 20, 1983. 
The bride teaches at Reading (Pa.) High 
School, and the groom is a police officer in 
Fleetwood and Richmond Township. 
DONNA OLIVER to Anthony Conway, 
July 2, 1983. Donna is pursuing a Ph.D. 
degree at Northwestern University, and 
Anthony is the owner of Nouveau Designs, a 
painting and decorating firm in Chicago. 
SHELLEY WATSON to Robert Clemens, 
October 1, 1983. TTie bride is a trooper in the 
Maryland State Police. SUSANNA ZIAS 
to DAVID STEWART "SI, October 15, 
1983. Both are accountants. 

1981 

THOMAS BALZER to Lucy Burian, June 
25, 1983. Tom is a programmer analyst at 
L.B. Foster Company, Greentree, Pa. 
SALLY BEST to Robert Irvin, July 9, 1983. 
Sally is an assistant dining hall supervisor at 
Penn State; she and her husband live in State 
College. FRANK BRENNAN to Josephine 
Franzone, October 16, 1983. Frank is a 
systems analyst for a company in Jefferson- 
ville. Pa. SANDRA CRESSLEY to John 
Laney, October 22, 1983. The Laneys live in 
Punxsutawney. RICHARD GALUTIA to 
Lisa Cella, September 10, 1983. Richard is a 
loss control representative for General Acci- 
dent Insurance Company in Allentown. The 
couple lives in Macungie. KARYN HEN- 
DRICKS to Danny Fultz, October 22, 1983. 
The bride is a buyer for S. Grumacher and 
Son in York. The couple lives in Mechan- 
icsburg. THOMAS KERCHNER to SUSAN 
NEIL "83, September 10, 1983. The bride is a 
medical technologist at Lancaster (Pa) 
General Hospital, and the groom is an audi- 
tor at Fulton Bank. RAYMOND KIELAROW- 
SKl to GINGER BAILEY -82, October I, 
1983. The couple lives in Simsbury. Conn. 
KIMBERLY LETSO to William Bland, 
August 27, 1983. The couple lives in Lancas- 
ter, Pa., where the bride works as a medical 
technologist at St. Joseph's Hospital. 
BRUCE LEVY to JOYCE HINKLE '82, 
January 8, 1983. Bruce teaches social science 
in the Iroquois (Pa.) School District, and 
Joyce is a food service director for Erie's 
First Church of the Covenant. EDWARD 
MOUSER to Cynthia Conner. August 20, 
1983. The groom works for the John V. 
Schultz Company, and the couple lives in 
Indiana. BETHANY NEELY to Kenneth 
Raney, October I, 1983. Beth is a Lawrence 
County (Pa.) Extension youth and 4-H 
agent, and Ken is a Washington County 
Extension agriculture and 4-H agent. The 
couple lives in Freedom. BETH MARIE 
SOLLENBERGER to David Levy, August 
27, 1983. Beth is a gymnastics coach for the 
Chambersburg (Pa.) Area School Distict, 
and Dave is a self-employed guitar instruc- 
tor. THEODORE ZITELLI to CATHE- 
RINE FARINELLr82, June 25, 1983. Ted, 



who was recently promoted to first lieuten- 
ant in the U.S. Marine Corps, is stationed at 
Camp Lejeune, N.C. Cathy is working as a 
substitute teacher in the nearby schools. 

1982 

FURMAN CURRY to CAROL KEPPLE 
"83, August 20, 1983. The couple lives in St. 
Clairsville, Ohio. MICHAEL ELLIS to 
EMILY CHIDLOW "83, October 15, 1983. 
The Ellises live in Hershey. YVONNE 
ERHARD to JEFFREY GEIBEL "83, 
October 1, 1983. The Geibels live in Brook- 
ville. Pa., where Jeffrey is a Jefferson County 
probation officer. JAMES JOHNSTON to 
ELIZABETH EXLER "83, August 6, 1983. 
The couple lives in Dallas, where the groom 
is attending chiropractic college. DEB- 
ORAH KOTELNICKl to HARRY MYERS 
"83, August 13, 1983. The couple lives in 
Bethel Park, Pa CYNTHIA RIPOLl to 
Anthony Trozzi, October 1, 1983. The bride 
is a production editor at the Brackenridge 
(Pa.) Works of Allegheny Ludlum Steel 
Corporation, and her husband is a supervi- 
sor at the Westmoreland County Detention 
Center. They live in Vandergnft. BAR- 
BARA SMICKLO to Robert Stake, Sep- 
tember 24, 1983. KELLYSMlTHtoJOHN 
McVEAGH "83, May 28, 1983. Kelly is an 
assistant manager for a Thorn McAn store in 
Jacksonville, and John works for A.T.and T. 
SUSAN STONER to MARK MICHRINA 
'83, June 4, 1983. Susan is associated with 
Dutchess County (N.Y.) Community Col- 
lege, and Mark works for IBM. They live in 
Wappingers Falls. CHERYL WALKER to 
TIMOTHY TADDIE '83, October I, 1983. 
The couple lives in Latrobe, where Cheryl 
works as a medical technologist at Latrobe 
Area Hospital. Her husband is associated 
with an auto parts firm. CATHRYN 
YOUNG to WILLIAM REPP, September 
3, 1983. The Repps expected to move to 
Dallas from New Castle, Del , in March 




John Sihofield '55 al the Buller feathering in 
February' 



1983 

CARL ANDERSON to Valerie Morgan, 
October 22, 1983. The couple lives in Elli- 
cott City, Md . ; Carl works as a staff accoun- 
tant at Columbia Data Products. JOANNE 
GRAY to Charles Stewart, October 8, 1983. 
The couple lives in Indiana. BRAD PEIF- 
FER to Bonnie Smith, October 15, 1983. 
The Peiffers live in Indiana. ANDREW 
SKEAN to Jacquehne Perkins, October 22, 
1983. Andy is a medical sales representative 
for Wallace Laboratories, and Jacqueline is 
an RN at York (Pa.) Memorial Osteopathic 
Hospital. MICHAEL ZERBY to Loretta 
Farah, September 24, 1983. Mike is em- 
ployed by Paul Busshaus Carpenter Con- 
tractor, Washington Township, Pa. The 
couple lives in Vandergrift. 

CLASS NOTES 

1929 

NELLIE DODD RAMPP lives in Spencer, 
W. Va. At eighty-three, she is retired after a 
teaching career of thirty-four years. 

1930 

Since her retirement in 1976, HELEN 
LOUISE DUNCAN BENNER has visited 
the states she missed on earlier trips. She has 
also been to forty-three foreign countries, 
including, most recently, India and China. 

1939 

A Westminster College scholarship honor- 
ing DR. JOSEPH HENDERSON has been 
awarded to another lUP alumnus, LARRY 
FRANK '63. The Joseph R. Henderson Phi 
Delta Kappa scholarship for the 1983-84 
academic year was presented to Larry, an 
administrative assistant and teacher of choral 
music at Allegheny-Clarion Valley High 
School in Foxburg, Pa. The $500 award is 
made annually to a first-year graduate stu- 
dent on the basis of teaching excellence and 
previous academic attainment. Dr. Hender- 
son is an emeritus professor at Westminster 
who retired as chairman of the college's edu- 
cation department in 1980. 

1944 

ARTHUR RUGH retired as an elementary 
school teacher with thirty-four years of 
experience in June, 1983. He lives in Cross- 
ville, Tenn. 

1945 

ELIZABETH ROBISON GIBSON is a music 
teacher at the Neshannock (Pa.) Memorial 
School, and she recently directed a presenta- 
tion of Handel's "Messiah" in New Castle. 

1952 

DONALD ROUTCH is director of bands 
and a music teacher in the Brockway (Pa.) 
Area School District. He was guest conduc- 
tor at last summer's Big Band Era Concert 
during Brockway's Old-Fashioned Fourth 
of July Celebration. SAM DEE THOMAS, 
an associate professor of art at Mansfield 
University, recently had an oil painting 



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exhibit at the university. After twenty years 
of service in various administrative posts, 
CARL TRUXAL retired from the Greens- 
burg Salem (Pa.) School District in Febru- 
ary. His career in education spanned thirty- 
five years. 

1956 

Harrisburg resident DR. DUANE SMITH 
has been keeping busy. The formei associate 
provost and dean of Penn State's Capitol 
Campus recently finished a sabbatical dur- 
ing which he prepared a statewide survey of 
elementary science teaching in Pennsylvania 
schools. He now teaches education at the 
Capitol Campus. 

1958 

The dean of students at Lorain County 
(Ohio) Community CoUege, DR. RICHARD 
MELLOTT has been appointed chairman of 
the College/ University/ Community Coun- 
cil of the International Platform Associa- 
tion. The organization has five thousand 
members who are participants in the lecture 
circuit. 

1959 

Since October, ELEANOR LONG GAR- 
RIS of Shippensburg, Pa., has been home 
economist for the Adams County Coopera- 
tive Extension Service. 

1960 

Last September, LORETTA LOVE Di- 
FRANCESCO purchased the Century 21 
Village Realty office in Rockledge, Fla. 
Loretta and her husband, Fred, live nearby 
in Cocoa Beach. 

1961 

EDWARD HOSPUDAR has been pro- 
moted by the U.S. Army to the rank of 
colonel. He is chief of the logistics branch of 
the Military Personnel Center in Alexan- 
dria, Va. 

1964 

The new superintendent of the State Correc- 
tional Institution at Huntingdon, Pa., is 
THOMAS FULCOMER. He lives in Hun- 
tingdon with his wife, the former MARIAN 
COREY '65, and three children. CAROLYN 
VODDE FULLEN's position, an adult edu- 
cation community aide, was one of four 
recently established by the Fairfax County 
(Va.) Public Schools. She and her husband, 
Paul, live in Springfield. RICHARD 
LOASE of Erie has been named manager of 
manufacturing for Zurn Industries' Energy 
Division. 

1965 

RODNEY RUDDOCK has been promoted 
to lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army 
Reserve. In civilian life, he is an administra- 
tor at Indiana Area Junior High School. 
Klein Independent School District, for which 
CORA SMITH SHEVCHUK is the food 
service director, has nineteen schools and is 
the fastest growing district in Texas. Cora 
and her husband live in Spring and have a 
son, Eric, who is a high school junior. 



1966 

CAROL SUMMERS SHOFF, living in 
Williamsport, Pa., is the owner and execu- 
tive director of Tot-Tyme Child Care. 
CHARLES STEWART is a new math and 
physics instructor at Blairsville (Pa.) Senior 
High School. MICK WATSON was recently 
promoted by the National Bank of the 
Commonwealth to the newly created posi- 
tion of business development director. He 
and his family live in Indiana. 



1967 

Penn State administrator TOM EAKIN has 
been named director of the Division of Stu- 
dent Programs. The newly created position 
includes responsibility for Student Activi- 
ties, the Hetzel Union Building, Robeson 
Cultural Center, Greek affairs, and religious 
affairs CHARLES HILL of Butler, Pa., 
recently completed requirements for a Doc- 
tor of Philosophy degree at Pitt. C. ED- 
WARD WIBLE has been elected treasurer 
of the board of Westmoreland County (Pa.) 
Community College. A CPA, he lives near 
Mount Pleasant 

1969 

DR. JOSEPH HAROSKY is the new direc- 
tor of Upper Bucks Vocational-Technical 
School in Bedminster, Pa. 

1970 

BOBI FABRY CRONIN spent six years in 
Spain but now lives in Arizona with her 
husband, Frank, and young child. GLOR- 
IA GUBA is the new principal of the Notre 
Dame School in Sharon, Pa. ROGER 
HORAK is a senior probation officer in 
Cortland County, NY A licensed psychol- 
ogist, RICHARD SPONSELLER was ad- 
mitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania 
and in York County last fall. He received a 
J D degree from the University of Balti- 
more in May, 1983. He lives in York and 
maintains a professional practice there. 
RICHARD STONBRAKER is the new 
vice-president of Wachovia Bank and Trust 
in Charlotte, N.C. 

1971 

EVELYN THORNTON BANGHART 

teaches flute in the Harrisburg area and is a 
member of the NorLyns Ensemble and the 
Tradewinds Flute Quartet. The Camp Hill 
resident was the featured fiutist at a recent 
recital in Harrisburg. An assistant professor 
of chemistry at Palm Beach (Fla.) Junior 
College, ROBERT MOSKOVITZ and his 
wife, Gloria, have a small daughter named 
Diana Faye JAMES TOWERS of Lititz, 
Pa., is the new president of GSM Industrial,- 
Inc., a corporation specializing in custom 
metal fabrication ROBERTA WHITE is a 
visiting assistant professor of mathematics 
at Potomac State College of West Virginia 
University for 1983-84. A self-employed 
junior accountant, LINDA WOLFE keeps 
books for small businesses in Anchorage, 
Alaska 



1972 

A recent promotion made HEATHER 
STEWART KIJOWSKI director of devel- 
opment at Pittsburgh's Vocational Rehabili- 
tation Center. CAPT. GEORGE MIL- 
H ALCIK currently serves as a communicative 
skills curriculum area manager for the Officer 
Training School at Lackland Air Force Base 
in San Antonio. In this capacity, he devel- 
ops curricula, writes lesson plans and study 
guides, and presents auditorium lectures. 
RAYMOND PARKER is marketing direc- 
tor of Kodak's Far East operation in Seoul, 
Korea. The office manager of a pharmacy 
called The Apothecary, VIRGINIA MILL- 
IRON PROSSER lives in Clarks Summit, 
Pa., with her husband, Robert, and two 
daughters, Erica and- Alicia. Attorney 
VERNON ROOF is heading the 1983-84 
United Fund campaign in Ridgway, Pa. He 
lives there with his wife, Frances, and daugh- 
ter, Megen. 

1973 

MICHAEL BASCAisanew member of the 
Phoenixville (Pa.) borough council. He is 
assistant treasurer at Worlco Management 
Services in nearby King of Prussia. Receiv- 
ing more votes than any other candidate for 
office in his county. Democrat TIM MOR- 
GAN was elected a Clearfield County (Pa.) 
commissioner last November. A CPA with 
Touche, Ross, and Company in Pittsburgh, 
JAMES NANIA has been back to campus 
as a recruiter for his firm. He has also been a 
guest lecturer in an lUP accounting course. 
SUSAN TROSTLE is a new instructor of 
education at Juniata College. Susan lives in 
State College. RICHARD WATSON has 
assumed the principalship of Saltsburg ( Pa.) 
Junior-Senior High School. He lives in 
Latrobe with his wife, Jean, and three 
children. 

1974 

CHARLES EGGERS III of Willow Street, 
Pa., IS the new manager of the Duke Street 
office of the Bank of Lancaster County. 
LEONARD GLICK and his wife, Cathy, 
have been married for three years. They live 
in Groves, Tex., where Leonard works for 
Gulf Oil as the assistant operator of a refin- 
ery. SHARON USNICK SAMUTO has a 
son, Andrew, born June 13, 1983. She "re- 
tired" after eight years with Hills Depart- 
ment Stores (her last position was manager- 
field operations control) to raise a family in 
Wexford, Pa. 

1975 

ELIZABETH DUKE HARTMAN teaches 
at the elementary level in the Birmingham 
(Ala.) school system and studies for a mas- 
ter's degree at the University of Alabama. 
Her husband, ROBERT HARTMAN 76, 
was promoted last year to senior auditor by 
General Electric Credit Corporation. He 
travels the continental U.S. and is able, Liz 
says, to keep in touch with classmates, Phi 
Sigma Kappa fraternity brothers, and fam- 
ily. Married nearly two years, SANDRA 
TADDIE NANCE and her husband, Robert, 
live in San Pedro, Calif. Sandra is a research 



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technologist at the Los Angeles Red Cross 
Research Laboratory. Since September, 
DEBRA RONNING SEYLER of Mount 
Gretna, Pa. , has been director of the prepar- 
atory division of the music department at 
EUzabethtown College. 

1976 

At the end of the fall semester, Emory Uni- 
versity awarded an M.A. degree in educa- 
tional studies to GRETCHEN BANKS. 
Titusville, Pa., resident BARBARA 
TOMPKINS BROMLEY is a social services 
representative for the Presbyterian Nursing 
Home. ALICIA RANDOLPH CHASE 
lives in York with her husband, Steven, and 
son. She is an RN in the dialysis unit of York 
Hospital. ROBERT KILMER, SANDRA 
SNYDER KILMER, and their young 
daughter, Elizabeth, moved to Monterey, 
Calif., in February. Bob is attending the 
Navy Post-Graduate School for a master's 
degree in operations analysis. ROBERT 
KOSTELNIK and his wife, the former 
ANNETTE BARCO 77, live in Greensburg 
with their children, Leah, two, and John, 
one. Bob is a faculty member and athletic 
director at Westmoreland County Com- 
munity College. 

1977 

After more than three years of association 
with Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, 
BONITA BILLM AN has accepted the posi- 
tion of slide librarian in Georgetown Uni- 
versity's fine arts department. DR. MARK 
BOLINGER of Danville, Pa., is practicing 
medicine at the Broad Top Area Medical 
Center. DEBORAH DENNIS is the new 
sales director at Marineland of Florida. She 
was previously associated with a Ramada 
Inn and with Jacksonville Monthly maga- 
zine. GILBERT FLODINE has accepted a 
job as a computer programmer with the U.S. 
Department of Agriculture in Washington. 
Silversmith JOANN KERSHNER has been 
elected president of the Lehigh Valley (Pa.) 
Crafts Association. The group is a nonprofit 
one organized to further appreciation of 
handcrafted art. MARY LYNN DUDAS 
MANNS is a teacher in computer science at 
the University of North Carolina. DR. 
BECKY PETERSON won the Robert E. 
Slaughter Research Award for 1983. Given 
annually by the Gregg division of McGraw- 
Hill Book Company, the thousand-dollar 
award honors a business, office, or distribu- 
tive educator who has done outstanding 
research. Becky is an assistant professor in 
the business education and administrative 
office management department of Western 
Illinois University. 

1978 

KEVIN BAILEY lives in the U.S. Virgin 
Islands and is a special assistant to a territor- 
ial senator there. Computer animation spe- 
cialist MARK BERNARDO is the chief 
graphic design engineer for ABC's coverage 
of the 1984 Olympics. He lives in Manhat- 
tan with his wife, Lisa. SHERRY DOU- 
GLASS is assistant marketing officer in 
Pitis'(;urgh-based Mellon Bank's marketmg 
'liid communications department. RAY 



GEARY and his wife, the former CINDY 
RICKETTS '80, live near Tarentum, Pa. 
Ray is a computer programmer for Copper- 
weld Corporation, while Cindy works as 
assistant director of respiratory therapy at 
Allegheny Valley Hospital. PETER CORK A 
and his wife, the former LINDA PECANO 
77, live in Dayton, Ohio, where Peter is a 
financial analyst with Reynolds and Rey- 
nolds. Saugus, Calif., residents PHILIP 
LETZO and ELIZABETH KNOTT LETZO 
79 have jobs in Burbank and Canyon Coun- 
try respectively. Philip is a government 
security representative for Lockheed, and 
Betsi teaches in the Sulphur Springs Union 
School District. She will soon have her mas- 
ter's degree in educational adminstration 
and supervision from Cal State. U.S. Treas- 
ury Department Special Agent MICHAEL 
PORTER was appointed to the Secret Ser- 
vice in December. He works out of the 
Pittsburgh field office. Tax consultant DAN 
WADOSKY lives in Bend, Ore., and says, 
"Folks out here want to know why Indiana 
University is located in Pennsylvania. It's 
tough to explain!" Derry, Pa., resident 
BERNARD WITHROW is an educational 
adviser for "Project Forward" at Seton Hill 
College in Greensburg. CAROL YON of 
Altoona was promoted late last summer to 
trust officer of Mid-State Bank. 

1979 

New Bethlehem, Pa., native RANDY 
BOWSER was recently awarded third place 
at the regional National Association of 
Teachers of Singing Competition held at 
Clarion University. Randy is enrolled at 
lUP as a graduate student. CAPT. KIM- 
BERLY SETTLE DeBONA is a nurse in the 
intensive coronary care unit at the Andrews 
Air Force Base medical center in Maryland. 
Hanover, Pa., resident WILLIAM MAF- 
FETT is practicing family dentistry. He 
received a D.M.D. degree from Pitt last 
June. Since receiving a promotion in Janu- 
ary, PATRICK MULLEN has been han- 
dling employee relations for Frito-Lay in 
Los Angeles. TRACY FLEET is product 
manager for repulpable splicing tapes at 
Adhesives Research, Inc., Glen Rock, Pa. 




Gary and Karen Kapeleski McHugh '68 
were hosts for the Butter chapter 's Think 
Spring Open House. 



Los Angeles resident BONNIE ROCHE is a 
sales representative for Kayser Roth Hosi- 
ery. Recently promoted to a management 
analyst position at the Government Printing 
Office, GAYLE URCHASKO SIENICKI is 
expecting her first child this spring. She and 
her husband. Dale, live in Hemdon, Va. 
WILLIAM STORKEL is assistant buyer at 
Fishers Big Wheel, Inc., in New Castle, Pa. 
Bill lives in Poland, Ohio, with his wife, Teri. 

1980 

DAVID CALHOUN and his wife, the former 
DIANE MILLER "81, live in Camp Hill, Pa. 
David is an accountant with Allegheny 
Electric Cooperative in Harrisburg. Pitts- 
burgher MARIANNE CERULA works as a 
respiratory therapist at Central Medical 
Center and Hospital. LT. MARTIN GULP 
II, a pilot with the 82nd Army Airborne 
Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., participated in 
recent U.S. military operations in Grenada. 
ROBERT McFARLAND, Jr., and his wife, 
the former MARY LOUISE WEAVER, live 
in Ambler, Pa. Robert was recently pro- 
moted to agency group manager for Na- 
tionwide Insurance Company and is respon- 
sible for all group sales in southeastern 
Pennsylvania and Delaware. Jersey Shore, 
Pa., resident PATRICIA PILLOT is pursu- 
ing a career as a writer, having published 
several articles in recent months. Powell, 
Ohio, resident PAT SHERIDAN has a new 
job as a data processing consultant for Ernst 
and Whinney. Columbia, S.C, educator 
SUSAN SUTLIFF has left one school dis- 
trict for another. She is now director of 
school and community relations at Lexing- 
ton County District 1. TOM ZOGG is a 
science librarian at Colgate University. 

1981 

MICHAEL CONWAY has completed a 
master's degree in library science and infor- 
mation retrieval from Western Michigan 
University. He is assistant services librarian 
for the Michigan Library Consortium in 
Lansing. MARIE JACOBSON is manager 
of the recently opened Jo-Ann Fabrics in 
Pine Grove Square near Grove City, Pa. A 
second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, 
WILLIAM JOHNSON is assigned to Mather 
Air Force Base in California. DIANE LEA 
LUCAS is Clinton County's new chief clerk. 
She lives in Flemington, Pa. Rochester, 
NY., resident MARGARET PARVIS is 
responsible for maintaining computer sys- 
tems and inventory management of six solu- 
tions warehouses across the country for 
BauschandLomb. JONl SASALAof State 
College is a secretarial sciences instructor at 
the South Hills Business School in Boals- 
burg. DOUGLAS SMITH has joined the 
staff of the Pennsylvania Nurses Association 
as a labor representative. He is living in 
Enola. DENNIS TICE of Everett, Pa., is 
employed by radio station WBFD. In addi- 
tion, he is a member of the Bedford County 
Players and had the lead role in a recent 
production of Neil Simon's "I Ought to Be in 
Pictures." DONA TRUXAL is a Pennsyl- 
vania state trooper stationed in Washington, 
Pa. 



1982 

DIANA ANDERSON has an MA. in stu- 
dent personnel services from lUP and is a 
resident director at Duquesne University. 
EDWARD BARNETT is the new president 
and treasurer of Lancaster, (Pa.) Tool and 
Die, Inc. The company, founded by his 
father in 1955, has fifteen employees. 
SUZANNE BURKE is an art teacher at 
Noble Junior High School in Wilmington, 
N.C. An accountant with Beverly Enter- 
prises, CHRISTINE BROWN lives in Vir- 
ginia Beach. LISA CLARK is assistant pub- 
lic relations director at Lankenau Hospital 
in Philadelphia. DARLA CREASY is a 
special education teacher at Chestertown 
(Md.) Elementary School. In his second 
year of law schooF at Villanova, CHIP 
GALLAGHER has as his ultimate goal a 
career with the FBI. FRANCIS OINOC- 
CHI is a senior safety inspector at the Mill- 
stone III nuclear power plant in Waterford, 
Conn. He is associated with Stone and 
Webster Engineering of Boston. Living in 
Corry, Pa., TODD JOHNSON is a newly 
graduated State Police trooper. He was 
presented his diploma by Trooper WIL- 
LIAM KEESLER "81, his cousin, who is 
stationed with State Police Troop E in Erie. 
WESLEY McNAUGHTON works as a loss 
control representative for Chubb and Son 
Insurance in Cincinnati. WILLIAM 
MORELAND has been commissioned a 
second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and 
assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base in 
Texas. A second-year law student at Hof- 
stra University on Long Island, STEVE 
NORMAN is in the top ten percent of his 
class. He lives in Long Beach. SUSAN 
PATTERSON has a new job as a senior 
accounting supervisor at Dap, Inc., in Day- 
ton, Ohio. 

1983 

An assistant buyer for Abraham and Straus 
in New York, PRISCILLA CIPOLLINI 
lives in Long Beach on Long Island. A 
student at Ohio University in Athens, 
JANETTA DAVIS is pursuing and M.F.A. 
degree in acting. Married two years, KAREN 
AROSELL DILLEN and 'her husband, 
DANIEL '82, live near Altoona. Karen 
works for the local school district as a 
teacher of the trainable mentally retarded. 
CHRIS HENCH is part way through a one- 
year term as a field consultant for Delta 
Gamma sorority. TRACEY KERR is work- 
ing at Pittsburgh's Presbyterian Hospital as 
a nurse in a neurological patient unit. 
DALE KIRSCH is the new business man- 
ager and secretary of the school board for 
Harmony (Pa.) Area School District. He 
lives in Barnesboro with his wife, Nadine, 
and son, Ryan. Having completed a fine arts 
internship, MARY LYNN LENKIEWICZ 
has accepted the position of registrar with 
the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in Shady- 
side. She lives in Squirrel Hill. Second LT 
VELETA LUCAS and 2nd LT. DEBORAH 
WHITE recently completed the Army's 
ordnance officer basic course at Aberdeen 
Proving Ground, Md. KAREN MILLER is 
pursuing a postgraduate dietetic internship 
at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Bos- 



ton. Karen was awarded the Lt. Col. Elea- 
nor I. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship last 
summer by the American Dietetic Associa- 
tion. JOHN REGAN is living in Hermosa 
Beach, Calif, and working as an account 
representative for a business forms com- 
pany. Last fall, ROSEMARY SOLTIS 
joined the faculty at Wicomico Senior High 
School in Salisbury, Md. JIM SZEWC- 
ZYK likes living in Colorado Springs, where 
he is an auditor with the U.S. Army Audit 
Agency at Fort Carson. A graduate of the 
U.S. Air Force medical service officers 
orientation course, 2d LT. MARK Von- 
STEIN is serving at Fairchild Air Force 
Base, Wash., with the Air Force Hospital. 



It Happens Every Year . . 

And every year it's bigger and better'. 
Circle in red the dates on your calendar 
for Homecoming, 1984; October 19 and 
20. 

On each of those' days, the Home- 
coming Carnival will offer delicious 
foods, lots of fun and games, and live 
entertainment. On Saturday, the Home- 
coming Parade, with the theme "Movies," 
will wind its way through the streets of 
Indiana to Miller Stadium, where the 
Homecoming Football Game will be 
played against Lock Haven. 

A Saturday evening Homecoming 
Dinner Dance at the Indiana Country 
Club gets underway at 6. Dinner is 
served from 6:30 to 7:30, and dancing, 
to the music of Jack Purcell (Pitts- 
burgh's Music Man of the Year) starts 
at 8. 




Several academic departments and 
social organrzations have plans to fete 
their alumni at Homecoming Recep- 
tions. Theater-By-The-Grove will pres- 
ent "Crimes of the Heart" on both Fri- 
day and Saturday nights; advance tickets 
will be available from the Alumni Office. 
Motel arrangements may also be made 
through the Alumni Office. Watch Oa/t 
Leaves and the Homecoming fiyer— to 
be mailed this summer— for more in- 
formation. 




Among them, the four 1983 /LP graduates shonn seated were admitted to seventeen medical 
schools. Kim Walker, left, is a student at Tulane: Chandra Kee is going to Rutgers: David 
Stricklan is enrolled at Hahnemann: and Denna Washington attends Jefferson. In the 
photo 's background are Crawford Johnson, director ofEOPand Program for Scholars, and 
Dr. Kathryn Stratton. assistant director of Program for Scholars. 



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EXPENSIVE) 

The Alumni Office wants to keep in touch to let you 
know about activities and to send you the alumni 
magazine. This can only be done if you keep in touch 
with us. 

When you move, notifying us of your new address 
means a substantial saving to the alumni program. 
These dollars, in turn, can be used for funding more 
special events and publications. 

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Room 303, John Sutton Hall, Indiana, PA 15705. Or 
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