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MARY Beth Hower, News Briefs, Newsmakers
JOSIAH NOVACK '97
Cindy Progin, Class Notes
Braden Snyder '00
Cory Thornton '99
Stephen Trapnell '90
Manger, Steck and Koch
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John T Consoli
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Teaching with Style
A brief snapshot of the often unique and
interesting teaching styles and methods
endorsed by LVC faculty members.
BY STEPHEN TRAPNELL '90
7 Laying the Groundwork
A coach and mentor who continues teaching
after the student-athlete graduates.
BY JOSIAH NOVACK '97
A Home to Study
Mind and Body
LVC friends make the
Heilman Center a reality.
BY STEPHEN TRAPNELL '90
1 6 Class News & Notes
34 News Briefs
www. i^c .edu
Cover: Teaching with Style
In the midst of a new technological
revolution propelled by the Web and the
Internet, the Lebanon Valley College
faculty has sharpened traditional methods
of teaching while simultaneously incotpo-
rating a tew modern twists.
Fall 2000 1
STDRY BY STEPHEN TRAPNELL '9D
PHOTDGRAPHY BY JOHN T. CDNSDLI
Peer inside the academic buildings of Lebanon Valley College and
it may be a challenge to find a professor lecturing in front of a
room full of students scribbling notes. Instead, professors don
funeral costumes or film 'Videos'' during classes. Students taste
seaweed or help each other struggle through clarinet fingerings.
s college faculty employ innovative teach-
ing methods to reach students, the image
of a professor simply speaking behind a
lectern may soon exist only as a stereotype
and faded memory.
"A generation ago, most college
teaching was done by the lecture method," said Dr. Stephen
MacDonald. dean of the faculty and vice president for
academic affairs. "A faculty member came, stood in front of
a class and adopted a mande of authority. One lee
tured. and students took notes, or at least pretend-
ed to take notes."
Reflecting on his own teaching,
MacDonald said, "Preparing a good lecture is
very hard work... In preparing it, you learn a
The dean said lecturing takes students
a step further away from the original learning
"The students are taking notes on what is already
notes on something else." Like successive audio recordings,
he said, "With each copy, the fidelity begins to suffer."
Such realizations have led toward a trend of using other
teaching techniques in college classrooms.
"I think there was a desire to put more of the learning back
in the hands of the students, so that they became something
more than an audience," MacDonald added, "so that students
are actually doing something intellectuallv alive."
With contemporary approaches, the dean said, professors
are considering a central question: "Is the measure of the
course what I have taught or what they have learned?"
MacDonald stated that the various teaching styles at LVC
stem not from any edict issued by his office, but from the
creative ways professors have devised to help students learn.
"So much of it is collaborative learning today. So much
of it is group work." said Dr. Phylis Dryden, an associate
professor of English.
For example, during a course on advertising she assigns
student groups advertisements from different periods,
including the '60s or '70s, then asks them to look
"It's called the community of learners
now," Dryden explained, then added with a
laugh, "Other students have said, 'She didn't
teach a single lesson all semester.'"
Dryden uses multiple modalities — visual,
auditory and kinesthetic or tactile — to reach
people who learn in different ways.
Sometimes, Dryden uses costumes, including when
she teaches about William Dean Howells' story "Editha."
The story is about an overly sentimental woman who convinces
her fiance to fight in the Spanish-American War, and then
becomes a melodramatic mourner after he is killed.
Dryden comes to class dressed in all black, down to a hat
with a veil and a black hanky. She greets her students: "Hello,
my name is Editha. You'll have to excuse me. I'm not feeling
too well these days. My fiance was killed in the war..."
Dryden said, "After this demonstration, they couldn't
possibly go away thinking Howell was doing anything but
ridiculing her, because I'm ridiculing her."
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Botanist Dr. Susan Verhoek has found that one of the best ways to
engage students is bring the natural world into class
"Some people think that what I do is gimmicky. There are
times when it probablv is. There always is a purpose to it,"
Drvden said. "It's a way of talking to them about something
that is really serious, but it sticks in their minds because of
these outlandish costumes."
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For many years in his management communica
tions course. Dr. Leon Markowicz has video-
taped students' speeches so they can review
their performance afterward.
"They come into class and see the camera,
and they get all stirred up," said Markowicz, a
professor of business administration.
During the semester, students complete five
presentations tannine; from two to 10 minutes. Some
include question-and-answer sessions and involve computer-
based presentations. Each is captured on video.
"When they see themselves, they need very little commen-
tary from either their colleagues or from me," Markowicz said.
"A lot of students are very surprised at what they see: 'I didnt
know I fidgeted here. I didn't know I pulled at mv necklace.
I didn't realize I said so many urns.' The believing is in
After a speech, the student also receives a feedback sheet
from each classmate listing strengths and suggestions for
"If 10 or 12 of their peers tell them that their right knee is
bending or 'It's distracting when you scratch your ear,' thev
will believe the consensus statements.' Markowicz said. 'Every
student improves. Some improve more than others. Everybody
starts at a different place," Markowicz added. "What happens
is the students take charge of their own speaking. They are in
charge of how they're presenting themselves."
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Botanist Dr. Susan Verhoek has found that one of the best
ways to engage students is to bring the natural world into class
— or to take students outside. Verhoek uses visual aids to
demonstrate traits like convergence, when plants tend to look
alike because of their environment. She'll bring along a cactus
from LVC's greenhouse, as well as a milkweed, which looks
similar. Students also do taste tests on plants such as the
seaweed used to make sushi.
Verhoek, a professor of biology, also teaches about differ-
ent types of fruit, helping students to classify them as pome
fruits such as apples and pears or stone fruits peaches and
plums . "Once you've cut open a pineapple, then you must
taste it," Verhoek said, adding that this lab can get mixed
reactions. "Many of the students decide they don't
really like avocadoes."
Verhoek's classes also venture outside Garber
Science Center to Mt. Gretna, where they
identify different wildflowers, or to the
adjacent state game lands to assess what trees
make up that forest. During outings like these.
L\'C students helped field-test a book Verhoek
wrote on spring flowers.
'The laboratories where they look at microscope slides
are not as popular as the ones where they can go out and
walk in the woods." Verhoek said, adding that students
respond best to lessons "when they can actually see what it is
they're trying to learn about, pick it up. turn it over.
In another hands-on learning opportunity. Dr. Mary Pettice,
assistant professor of English, teaches journalism and editing
classes in one of the College's computer labs, where each
student can work on a computer with access to the Internet.
She said students perform the work of actual reporters
during class. They learn the basics of a "news" event, and
then turn around and write a story in the next half-hour.
"They realize when thev go out tor internships or into the
work world that they don't have a week to write a story,"
She said her own experience has shown that learning
these skills is useful even tor people who don't plan to
become journalists. "Being forced to write quickly in some
situations has improved mv writing in all situations, she
Pettice said that in the lab she's able to give students
immediate feedback while they're writing, suggesting that
thev check spelling or rework an articles lead.
"I'm able to catch things." Pettice said, adding that the
computer classroom is helpful "partly because it mimics
the newsroom and partly because 1 can get my hands in
DR. LEON MARKOWICZ VIDEOTAPING BRANDIE MAY "Q
Fall 2000 5
ABOVE: TDM STRDHMAN 75 TEACHINT
In Introduction to Experimental Psychology, students —
many of whom are not science majors — divide into groups to
design and carry out an experiment. Some of them have
explored when children develop gender identity, how listening
to music affects memory and whether people are likely to con-
form to group opinions. The teams develop a hypothesis and
conduct research to test it.
"Many times thev don't turn out the way students expect
them to," said Dr. Deanna Dodson, assistant professor of
psychology. "I really don't care how the experiment turns out.
What I care about is that they learn the process of doing
•Each group prepares a poster with an abstract summarizing
the experiment, plus sections detailing the methods, graphically
illustrating the data and the conclusions. Dr. Louis Laguna,
assistant professor of psychology, also teaches a class using
the same methods.
At the end of the semester, the posters, along with those
developed by students in Dr. Laguna's section of the course,
are displayed in a hall in Garber Science Center, where other
faculty can look at them and question the teams. The goal is to
introduce non-science students to the practice of presenting
research at a conference.
"I'm sure they do presentations within the context of their
major, but for most of them this is a very different format than
they're used to," Dodson stated. She said the course is meant to
help students better evaluate scientific claims they'll encounter
every day as consumers.
Dr. Jeanne Hey, associate professor of economics, said
that more than any style of teaching, "I think what
probably matters the most is the relationship that I have with
"I know their names; I look them in the eye. They know I
care; they know I'm there for them," said Hey, who at 67 has
six children and 10 grandchildren of her own.
"I can be one of the guys with them, or I can be their
mother, their grandmother...whatever it takes. That's something
I have with them because of my age and experience," she said.
"It's my confidence that I understand young people and
empathize with them, know when to be tough and when to give."
Although Hey said she does use lectures, her classes are also
flexible. She starts each session by asking a student to present
information on a current event relating to business or the
economy, which leads to discussion. "Some days we never get
beyond what the student brought in," said Hey, who is also
chairperson of the department of political science and economics.
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In Tom Strohman's woodwinds class, future music teachers
must learn instruments they may never have played before.
"The instruments are put into their hands, and they're
expected to play these things. They're actually mimicking what
it is they're going to have to teach," said Strohman, assistant
professor of music. "They're going to have the same struggles,
trials and tribulations that beginning students will have."
Strohman said he breaks the class into groups of three to
five people, and has a student who is already familiar with the
instrument help the others. "It also gives that particular student
a chance to practice his or her teaching skills," he said.
Strohman also teaches an orchestration class in which stu-
dents learn how music is written. In addition to lectures and
demonstrations by Strohman, it includes assignments for
students: "Here's a melody. Here are six instruments. Arrange it
for me," Strohman said.
As a final project, students write a piece to be played by
the class. Strohman said this forces students to arrange music
specifically with the talent of the performers in mind,
something they'll need to do as teachers.
"There's a difference between how the Philadelphia
Orchestra and Lickdale Elementary Orchestra will sound," said
Strohman, a 1975 Lebanon Valley graduate. "The classroom is
not the only way that teachers in the College teach." With the
school's small size, he pointed out, students can bump into a
professor in the quad and end up in a one-on-one educational
discussion. That type of interaction allows benefits to flow
"Many times I'll be watching a student do something, or
hearing their response, or watching two students work with
each other. I'll learn things," Strohman said. "We all learn
from each other."©
Stephen Trapnell '9D is a corporate communications
THEVALLEY specialist for D&E Communications Inc., Ephrata, Pa.
BY JOSIAH NOVACK '97
URING NEARLY" TWO
DECADES, FIELD HOCKEY AND
Kathy TlERNEY HAVE BECOME
synonymous at lebanon
Valley College. Both make
lor a tradition of excellence,
tlerney, in her 18th season as
head field hockey coach,
recently earned the 200th
victory of her career, a
considering lvc is the only
place tlerney has headed a
program. Even with a 62-
percent WINNING RECORD,
ALONG WITH AVERAGING 1 1 WINS
A SEASON, WINNING DOESN'T
KEEP HER PREOCCUPIED.
"I don't think of success in that way," saysTierney, a 1979 graduate of SUNY
Brockport. "Winning is a reflection of the players who played field hockev.
Success for me is the kind of relationships I've developed and the impact on the
Tierney was a standout player, leading Brockport into the 1978 Association of
Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) Championships, a 32-team national
tournament featuring the best schools in the nation.
After earning her bachelor's degree in physical education, she was an assistant
field hockev coach at UMass Dartmouth and at Brown University before arriving
at the Valley prior to the 1983 season. She notes. "Things that were important
to me (back then) were developing a program and working with talented student-
athletes, and we're still attracting them."
The first waves of success started coming in 1988. when the Firing Dutchmen
qualified for the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) plavoffs. LVC advanced to
the championship and beat Elizabethtown College in a 1-0 thriller, marking the
first time a women's team from the Valley had captured a MAC Championship. In
another first, Lebanon Valley qualified for the National Collegiate Athletic
Conference (NCAA) Division III Championships, advancing to the quarterfinals.
Since then, LVC has made it to at least the MAC playoffs every year, though
the next MAC title would wait until 1991. That team tied the school record of
15 wins established bv the 1988 squad. In 1992. the Valley repeated as MAC
Champions, the first sport in school history doin£ so, coupled with a second
NCAA appearance. A third NCAA appearance followed in 1993, with the Valley
using a penalty-stroke shootout victory in advancing to the quarterfinal round.
Since 1995, the Valley has qualified for the NCAA Championships every year,
a feat unmatched in school history. Does she concern herself about the \ alley
capturing a national championship? "To be honored as one of the best teams in
Division III is quite an accomplishment," remarks Tierney. "It's more about the
lust ask several LVC held hockey alumnae.
PHOTOG R A P H Y BY | O 1 1 N 1 . ( O X SOLI
FIELD HOCKEY COACH KATHY TIERNEY WITH SUE SARISKY '92 (LEFT) AND GLENDA SHETTER ARNOLD '88 ; RIGHT '
Glenda Shetter Arnold '88
Sometimes, it's not where you start, but how you wind up.
Arnold certainly learned that as a player. "I wanted to play
forward," remembers Arnold, who played that position at
Chambersburg H.S., "but (Tiernev) turned me into a mid-
fielder, and I absolutely loved it and enjoyed it."
Arnold earned eight letters at the Valley, four in field
hockey, one in lacrosse and three in Softball, all with
Tiernev as head coach. "She was new, and she was interest-
ed in me, as a player, and also in my family," she notes.
A two-year co-captain and MVP her junior and senior
years, Arnold guided the Dutchmen to 1 1 wins in 1987, a
record, and became the first All-Amencan selection in team
history, alongside Bryna Vandergrift Leslie '89. "I'm a
competitor. I was part of the developmental process," says
Arnold, who as a senior earned the Kappa Lambda Nu
Award, given to the outstanding female athlete. "I had a lot
of great teammates."
Upon earning her bachelor's degree in mathematics,
Arnold worked several years in insurance sales before
returning to the Valley and earning her secondary educa-
tion certification in 1996. "I loved what I did," she points
out, "but with teaching, I knew I could make a difference."
After teaching for two years in the West Shore School
District, she took time from the classroom for her
family. Inducted into the LVC Athletics Hall of Fame last
year, Arnold has a son and a daughter and lives in New
Cumberland, and continues math tutoring.
Sandra Charles '90, DO.
Much like Arnold, Charles was a multi-sport athlete at
the Vallev, earning four letters each in field hockey and
Softball. However, most importantly, Charles found in
Tierney a coach who knew more about the game, and a
coach who cared about more than the game.
Coming from West Snyder H.S., Charles had plaved
on a team where the coach did not have prior playing
experience or previous coaching experience in field hock-
ey. As such, she relished the idea of Tierney practicing
what she was preaching. "I guess I was actually
impressed by her ability in stickwork," recalls Charles.
Charles was also handling heavy coursework as a
biology/premed major. Fortunately, she discovered in
Tierney someone who appreciated student-athletes and
understood their academic goals and needs. "With labs,
I would come late to practice," she says, "and she was
A two-year starter at forward, Charles kept her game
plan, heading to the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
Medicine and earning her DO. (doctor of osteopathy)
degree in 1994. She runs a family practice in
Selinsgrove, Pa. Charles has one daughter and welcomed
a son this summer.
I WAS CONSTANTLY IN AWE
OF HER. SHE WAS ALWAYS
LOOKING AT HOW YOU
MAKE THE MOST OF WHAT
YOU HAVE GOING ON.
Susan Sarisky '92 ~^=~
When she was at the Valley, Sanskv planned on
becoming a teacher. While she has staved in education,
she's never quite left her roots. A Philadelphia native.
Sanskv came to the Yallev not having experienced much
competition. "Coming from the Catholic League, vou
onlv go so far," admits Sariskv, a product of Bishop
"The caliber of plavers was a lot deeper. I'm sure I
took note of that." remembers Sariskv. "It was still a lot
of fun. I was proud of just being on a team." A four-year
letterwmner and starter as a junior, Sariskv earned her
bachelor's degree in psychology and staved around
another semester for her social studies education
certification. She then returned home, planning on
heading into high school teaching.
However, a funnv thing happened on the way: an
opening in 1993 at L\'C for an admission counselor. "I
was psvched," she savs. "That was exactly what I wanted
Sariskv served as an admission counselor until 1998,
when she became student emplcnment coordinator. After
earning her master's degree in education administration
last year from Temple Universitv. she continued as
emplovment coordinator and, this summer, she became
assistant director of financial aid.
So, what's working withTiernev really like? "I was
constantlv in awe of her. She was alwavs looking at
how vou make the most of what vou have going on,"
replies Sariskv, who has learned her lesson well. "It's a real
privilege working with her. She's alwavs good for a laugh."
Alyssa Mowrer Bradfield '95
Onlv seven players in the history of LYC field hockev
have twice earned Ail-American honors. Bradfield is
among them, getting tabbed in 1993 and 1994 as a for-
ward. "She Tiernev came across as being very confident."
recalls Bradfield, coming out of Penn Manor H.S. to the
Yallev. "She was just verv motivating and in touch."
An excellent student as well as a top plaver, Bradfield
earned MAC all-academic honors as a mathematics,
secondarv education major. And. she remembers the
drive to the MAC Championship in 1992 verv well.
LYC was facing Messiah College, which had beaten the
Dutchmen in the regular season.
"After that game." remembers Bradfield about
Tiernev, "she said. Tm going to take this game tape and
figure out how to beat Messiah.' I knew she would come
through. I think if vou give her a challenge, she'll take
it." The team did also, earning a 1-0 shutout for the
MAC Championship. "That was really unusual tor plav-
mg Messiah, scoring early and holding them scoreless
the rest of the way," she says. A four-year starter.
Bradfield established a single-season scoring record, with
25 goals in 1993. and co-captained the team as a senior.
She taught at Cedar Cliff H.S. for four years and.
during the first three, she coached the field hockev team,
becoming the head coach her third season. After that,
she focused on the classroom, eventually taking a teach-
ing position at Elizabethtown H.S.. where she is in her
second year. Bradfield lives in Mavtown, has one son,
and is expecting a second child in February.
Fall 2000 9
'ARES FOR A CRUC
Casey Iezzi '98
The list of AIl-Americans at LVC includes 20 players,
who combined have earned 27 All-American honors.
Iezzi is one of the many who stand out as a true
example of a scholar-athlete.
A native of Bainbridge, Iezzi was coming from
Elizabethtown H.S. where she paced the team to the
Lancaster-Lebanon League title as a senior, scoring the
winning goal in the championship. Still, she knew she
wasn't highly regarded as a player.
"What impressed me was her willingness to find out
what kind of player I was," notes Iezzi. "Kathy made me
feel she was a dedicated and caring coach. Our talks also
boosted my confidence as a hockey player." Iezzi went on
to earn four letters in field hockey and one in track and
That confidence was displayed especially in 1997.
Coming from a school-record 1 6 wins and a trip to the
Division III national semifinals at the College of New
Jersey, LVC knew it was the team to beat. For the first
14 encounters, no team could as the Valley assembled an
undefeated streak of epic proportions, becoming the
top-ranked team in the nation.
However, Messiah defeated the Valley for the
Commonwealth League championship, but that merely
provided for a momentous MAC title rematch at
Messiah in a driving rainstorm on turf.
"Our team knew that we were expected to play out-
side our comfort zone,' to challenge ourselves, to push
beyond our limitations," remarks Iezzi, who scored 1 1
goals that season at forward, "and we beat Messiah that
day 4- 1 on their own field."
Though LVC lost in the national semifinals of the
NCAA Division III Championships, Iezzi was destined
to reap further rewards. On April 23, 1998, she earned
the highest honor a student-athlete can receive, becom-
ing the first in LVC history to receive GTE Academic
All-America honors. That year, she also became the
school's second recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate
Scholarship. Joda Glossner '95, also a former player of
Tierney's, was the first recipient.
Iezzi has continued as a trailblazer, taking her B.A.
degree with an English major ^literature concentration)
and heading to Northern Arizona University this fall
for a master's degree in teaching English as a foreign
language. There, she is receiving a full teaching assistant-
ship. "Much of my ability to stand in front of a
classroom with confidence and poise can be attributed
to Tierney," points out Iezzi. "No matter what I thought
of myself, she always had faith in me.'W
josiah novack '97 is a sports correspondent
for the Lebanon Daily News.
Editor's Note — Coach Tierney and her student-athletes achieved victory
#200 on September 21, 2000. On that day, the Valley, then ranked
#1 in the country, defeated #16 Swarthmore College 3-0.
:- v >S^
Suzanne H. Arnold (third from the left) and LVC studei-
□ N THE SENIOR BRIDGE IN FRONT OF THE NEW HEILMAN CENTER
STORY BY STEPHEN TRAPNELL'90 PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOHN T. CONSOLI
For Dr. Suzanne H. Arnold, Lebanon Valley College's new Heilman
Center for physical therapy is a concrete expression of her commit-
ment to two families.
major supporter of
the project, she decided
to name the center in
memory of her father,
Howard E. Heilman,
and her brother, Bruce
E. Heilman. Suzanne Arnold's father
was a contractor who built custom
homes in Lebanon County. Her
brother also worked in the business,
specializing in woodworking and
"They worked together, and they
were a team," Suzanne Arnold said.
"I dedicate this building in memory
of their fine work."
Fountain at the entrance
of the Heilman Center
The center includes a therapy pool,
classrooms and an exercise room lined
with huge windows overlooking
neighboring farms. "I am excited to see
the kids get an education in physical
therapy." Suzanne Arnold said. An avid
swimmer at the College's pool, she
added. "I feel that this building will help
people to be more physically fit."
At the dedication of the Heilman
Center during this year's Alumni Weekend,
LVC President David Pollick said. "Suzie's
generosity is the type of kindness that
while she is giving she picks up the phone
and calls and says. How can I give more?'"
As an Annville resident. College supporter and frequent
visitor to the campus, she has developed close ties to
"It's just like family to me. I know everyone. Everyone
is so friendly," she said. "You can't walk past a student
without them saving hi to you."
Suzanne Arnold, who previously helped spearhead the
effort to create the College's art gallety that bears her
name, was also excited about the prospect of the physical
therapy center. The building is home to the College's
newest master's degree program.
"I think it's wonderful that the College is expanding,
and I think it's gorgeous," she said of the Heilman Center,
which is adjacent to the Arnold Sports Center on the north
side of the campus. "I spend a lot of time there. It's very
relaxing and I enjoy it very much."
"It's been very rewarding to me,"
Suzanne Arnold said. "I see the students — their activities and
interests. That's where my heart is."
A longtime supporter of Lebanon Valley College, she
serves on the Lead Gifts Committee for the upcoming cam-
paign and the LVC facilities committee, and she is co-chair of
the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery Advisory Council. She is
active in many aspects of gallery programming including
sponsorship solicitation, art acquisition and volunteer recruit-
ment. Also co-chair of the Spring Fling Committee, she
recently established the Suzanne H. Arnold Foundation,
which is dedicated to benefiting youth who have an interest in
the arts. The Foundation has already undertaken several proj-
ects. A native of Lebanon County, Suzanne Arnold believes
the expansion on the north side of campus will strengthen
the College's ties to its neighbors.
"There are already people coming to the sports center,"
she said. "I think we're going to have a lot more people in the
community taking part, because it's so beautiful back there."
Ed and Jeanne Arnold in the Heilman Center
For Dr. Edward and Mrs. Jeanne Arnold, they believe that "If you are
going to be a small school, you have to be a good school. . .This is just one
sign of the tremendous strides that Lebanon Valley College has made."
Two other friends of the Heilman Center who recognized its
value to the community are Dr. Edward H. Arnold and his wife,
Jeanne. "There is no question that there is a tremendous
demand for therapists," said E. H. Arnold, who formerly served
as chairman of the board of Lebanon's Good Samaritan
"There is a definite need for this skill. That was probably one
of my biggest motivations."
As central Pennsylvania's population ages, he said,
more people will require the skills of physical therapists.
E. H. Arnold pointed out that both Good Samaritan Hospital
and Lancaster General Hospital supported the College's plans
for the physical therapv major.
The first class was admitted to the new master's degree track
in the 1 999-2000 academic year, and as of this fall. 43 people
are enrolled as pre-physical therapy students.
"It's emphasizing that there is very strong interest from the
students as well as a need in the market," E.H. Arnold said. "If
you can grow in areas that arc themselves growing.. .students find
good, quality employment.'
Dr. Ron Scott, associate professor and chair of the
physical therapv department, said, "This is a different kind of
program in a sense."
He pointed out that students in the five-and-a-half-year pro-
gram will be grounded in the liberal arts before thev even start
clinical studies. Coursework will include the socio-cultural
aspects of rehabilitation. American Sign Language, Spanish and
other curricula to help students serve diverse populations.
E. H. Arnold is chairman and chief executive officer of
Arnold Industries, Inc., a transportation and logistics business
based in Lebanon. He is also vice chairman of the College's
Board of Trustees and was previously honored for his support
in the naming of the Arnold Sports Center on campus.
Jeanne Donlevy Arnold is retired from her position as Senior
Vice President of Patient Care Services at Good Samaritan
Hospital. She now serves as a consultant to organizations and
is an active volunteer in a number of Lebanon community
agencies. She is also a member of the LVC Campaign
Communications Advisory Committee.
The Arnold family has been a long-time supporter of the
College dating back to E. H. Arnolds father Henry. He is a
former Trustee who was actively involved with Lebanon \ alley.
The Colleges football stadium, Henrv and Gladys Arnold
Field, is named in honor of E. H. Arnold s parents.
"If you are going to be a small school, vou have to be
a good school," Arnold said. "That to me is our biggest attrac-
tion, that you can get involved in whatever you desire because
the College is not that large and there are so many facilities.
He mentioned this war's visit by the world-champion U.S.
Women's Soccer I earn, which practiced at Lebanon Valley before
a game in Hershev. "It is such a first-class facility now. you can
attract events like that. Arnold commented.
He said his involvement with the College has been
valuable to him. as well as a benefit for the school.
"In the last 20 years, we have had very dynamic
presidents," Arnold said. "To me. its a learning experience.
The styles of the presidents are extremely different, yet
it prows that there are different ways to accomplish things.
As he and Jeanne watched the Heilman tenter take
shape and its physical therapy program become a realm", they
realized that this newest addition to the campus fits into the
school's ongoing development.
E.H. Arnold said. "This is just one sign of the tremendous
strides that Lebanon Villev College has made.
Fall 2000 13
World Class Soccer
Comes to the Valley
BY CORY W. THORNTON '99
Ben Olsen, U.S. Men's National Team Mia Hamm, U.S. Women's National Team Mark Pulisic, LVC Head Coach
hen you think about wotld-class soccer,
you might not think Lebanon Valley
College. But maybe you should.
For starters, the men's and women's head
soccer coach, Mark Pulisic, is a former star for the professional
indoor soccer team, the Harrisburg Heat. Add to that an
award-winning soccer stadium and a couple of National and
Olympic teams and LVC is in the thick of what's happening
in United States soccer.
Last April, LVC allowed the United States Under-23
Men's Olympic Team to use its state-of-the-art facilities.
Two months later the United States Women's National
Team also made use of the field, as well as the new Heilman
Center, to prepare for the inaugural Women's Gold Cup
Tournament, which was held at Hersheypark Stadium.
"It gives the school a lot of credibility," said Pulisic.
"There is a commitment to the facilities like no other school
around, and it's a good situation for all. The rewards of first-
class events and high-quality teams are coming very quickly."
So, whether or not it's national star Michelle Akers using
the fitness room of the Heilman Center or Olympic gold
hopefuls booting the ball around the pitch, LVC looks to con-
tinue its interaction with the more worldly side of athletics.
"It's great for the students," said Pulisic. "To watch such
high-quality soccer in their very own stadium, and to be able
to tell their friends and family about it, it's really exciting."
Editor's Note: Both LVC teams qualified for the playoff for the
first time in their respective histories.
Cory W. Thornton '99 is a freelance writer and an assistant sports information director at Gettysburg College. While
a student at LVC, he lettered in men's soccer for four years under Coach Pulisic.
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New Position, New Perspective
BY SHANNA ADLER
Record enrollment! Largest class
in the history of the College!
Retention rate at an all-time
high! These accolades have reverberat-
ed in LVC's hallowed halls throughout
the last decade as the College has
experienced unprecedented growth.
The Alumni Programs Office is familiar
with this expansion.
In the last 10 years, LVC has graduated
more than 2,700 alumni, nearly 1,000
more than in the 1980s. These "recent
graduates" now comprise 25 percent of
the current alumni base. And like the alumni who have gone before
them, they have distinct needs and expectations of their alma mater
and the services it provides.
Until recently, the alumni office, headed by director Ann Hess
Myers with support from Marilyn Boeshore, has handled these
needs and expectations. This summer, the College added an
assistant director position. Deborah Bullock Wescott '95 joined
the staff in July and will oversee recent graduate and senior
class programming and work with the Career Connections, Alumni
Ambassador and Student Alumni programs among other projects.
Wescott brings an alumna perspective, as well as a family histo-
ry, to the office. A 1995 graduate with a bachelor's degree in
American studies and a minor in music, she hails from Salem,
N.J., and a long line of LVC graduates — her mother, Patricia
Davis Bullock '62; aunt, Hazel A. Davis '57; sister, Mary Bullock
Neyer '97; father-in-law, Jamie G. Wescott '65; and brother-in-
law, Dan Neyer '95, all graduated from the Valley.
She also met her husband, Jonathan D. Wescott '93, a fellow his-
tory major, while at the Valley. They married in 1996. Recent
restructuring of the Student Services division at LVC brought the
couple back to central Pennsylvania where Jon has assumed the
job of director of residential life.
It seems Debbie has a knack for being at the right place at the
right time. "This position came along at just the right time
for me. I was looking for a change. ..and this position seemed a
logical step in my career — and further proof that my liberal arts
education prepared me for a variety of work experiences. But
more importantly, this job gives me the chance to give some-
thing back to the place that has been such a large part of my life."
Myers anticipates she'll shape the position, as well. "Much of what
Debbie is doing hasn't been done before, so there is a great deal of
room for her to develop an innovative program." In fact, she's
already begun doing so.
With complete responsibility for recent
graduate programs, Wescott plans to
invigorate young alumni by designing
programs and opportunities that will
keep them "active, informed and satis-
fied." A tall order for some, but one
Wescott understands, being a recent
graduate herself. "Alumni who have
graduated in the last 10 years expect
different types of events, different
modes of communication than alumni
who graduated 30 years ago."
Jon -93 and Deborah '95 Wescott in front of Millet Chapel Wescon p | ans t0 address those expec .
tations by working closely with the Recent Graduate Adviser/
Committee, a group comprised of alumni representing each of the
last 10 graduating classes. Furthermore, she will encourage atten-
dance at zero-, five- and 10-year reunions by holding them at
Homecoming rather than Alumni Weekend.
Before she holds her first alumni event, Debbie will begin work with
another constituency — the Class of 2001. "This is a completely new
outreach for our office," explains Myers. "We want to engage the
senior class early by offering programs and opportunities which will
help to prepare them for the 'real world' and educate them about
their post-graduation commitments to LVC at the same time."
A true believer that commitment is built through consistent pro-
gram offerings, Wescott plans to establish events that will become
traditions for the senior class. A "Senior Moment" in the fall and a
"Senior Send Off" in the spring, an Alumni Networking Session and
a Career Connections Seminar are just some of the events she has
already planned. As senior class adviser, she will work closely with
the class officers to make seniors aware of alumni office programs
available to them, including reunion planning assistance. "I plan to
encourage them to organize their reunion now. I maintain that if
they get involved now, they will better understand their role as
alumni once they graduate. It all comes down to a simple phenom-
enon: active undergraduates lead to active alumni," adds Wescott.
In her free time, Wescott will don the hat of "Web Liaison" for the
alumni office and work closely with Webmaster Kristy Floyd to
develop a user-friendly alumni link, providing yet another resource
for alumni of all ages. "It is just another opportunity for us to reach
out to a large number of alumni," offers Myers. "I will be spending
more time out of the office, but I plan to use that as an opportunity
to meet with more alumni and to take our alumni program efforts
beyond the campus." It is clear that with the addition of Debbie
Wescott the alumni office looks forward to expanding its efforts and
better addressing the needs of all its alumni.
SHANNA ADLER IS AN LVC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE AND FORMER ALUMNI DIRECTOR.
Fall 2000 1 5
^ CLASS NEWS&NOTES^
FRIENDS OF LVC
Dr. Kerrie Lag una and Dr. Louis B.
LaGUNA, assistant professors of psychology,
welcomed a daughter, Marcella Margarete, on
June T 7 , 2000.
C. Paul Brubaker Jr., August 5, 2000, in
York, Pa., at the age of 69. Paul was the
director of planned giving at LVC for over 10
years, retiring in January 2000.
KATHRYN V. BORK '29 on March 27, 1999.
C. Donald Eberly '29 on January 26, 1 999,
in Dallastown, Pa., at the age of 91.
On May 4, 2000, Elizabeth Bender Ulrich
'38 celebrated het 84th birthday.
Pauline Schaeffer Matter '30 on June 7,
2000, in Millersburg, Pa., at the age of 93. A
Sunday school teacher for 72 years, Pauline was
a retired teacher and librarian for the Halifax
(Pa.) School District.
Lloyd M. Weber '30 on May 31 , 2000.
John D. Hughes '32 on December 9, 1998,
in Danville, Pa.
Dr. Mae I. Fauth '33 on May 26, 2000, in La
Plata, Md., at the age of 86. Mae spent close to
40 years with the U.S. Navy making significant
contributions to environmental chemistry and
analytical propellant chemistry and holds a
patent for the "Process for Continuous Analysis
of Nitroglycerin and Related Nitrate Esters." In
1983, she was pan of an international team
that conducted environmental protection
training in the People's Republic of China. In
1995, the Naw awarded Mae its Meritorious
Civilian Service Award for exemplar)' service.
She retired on April 14, 1995, at 82 years of
age. A renowned world traveler, Mae visited
over 230 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, the
South Pacific and the South Atlantic, and made
two trips to Antarctica. She could read and
write Russian, Spanish, French and German,
and took a course in Swahili.
Dr. J. Henry Ricker '35 on August 3 1 , 1 999.
Samuel S. Harnish '36.
Paul T. ULRICH '38 on February 4, 2000, in
Houston where he was committed to
improving conditions for the elderly. He was
active in many agencies including representing
the Houston area for the Texas Department of
Aging. Paul was the husband of Elizabeth
Bender Ulrich '38 and the son-in-law of
the late ANDREW BENDER '06, former head
of chemistry at LVC, and the late RUTH ENGLE
BENDER '15, former head of the conservatory
Encouraging the support of high school
students who study science, STEVEN J. KUBISEN
'42 gave a 55,000 scholarship to the top
graduating science student at his high school
alma matet in the North Schuylkill School
District in Fountain Springs, Pa.
An interim pastor tor various denominations
in the Ohio area for the past 10 years, the
Rev. Dale R. Beittel '45 retired in June
2000. His wife, Barbara Kolb Beittel '47,
performs piano accompaniment for graduate
solo recitals for students at West Virginia and
Ohio State Universities. Dale and Barbara live
in Marietta, Ohio.
Kathryn Albert Heckard '47 received an
Outstanding Woman Award from the Lebanon
Valley Branch of the American Association of
University Women in February 2000.
Jane Eby Bowman '40 in March 1999.
Mary Touchstone Hale '40 on
March 30, 2000.
John V. Moller '40 on May 24, 2000.
Freeman D. Rice '40 on March 20, 2000.
Thelma Trupe Bieber '4 1 on
February 5, 2000.
Raymond C. Hess 41 on July 5, 2000, in
Lancaster Pa., at 80 years of age. Raymond
was a retired research chemist from the
Union Carbide Corporation and held
patents on a number of products including
plastic sheeting and vinyl siding. He was
instrumental in the flammability studies
to improve the safety of fabrics and plastic
products used in the home. Before his
40-year career with Union Carbide, Raymond
served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Frances Prutzman Kauffman 41 on
February 13, 2000. Frances was the mother
of Lydia Kauffman Schnetzka 72.
Carolyn Kissinger Powers '42 on
March 24, 1 999, in Scranton, Pa.
Mary Wieland Lutz '46 on
Dr. Michael K Kurilla '48 on
March 20, 2000.
Dr. John A. FlDLER'49 on February 20, 2000,
in Lebanon, Pa. An armv vetetan of World War
II, John was 81 years old.
Rosalie Monahan Dubs '49 on
February 24, 2000. Rosalie was the widow
of Joseph C. Dubs '49.
John David Stine '49 on April 13, 2000,
in Reading, Pa. John was the brother of
C. Richard Stine '48 and Jeanne Stine
1 6 The '
CLASS NEWS C NOTES
Lov C. AwKERMAN, V.M.D., '50 was named
1999 Veterinarian of the Year by the
Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
for "his outstanding contributions to the
public relations of the veterinary profession
through his publications.
Performing an evening or "Nostalgia," the
Lebanon (Pa.) Community Band under the
direction of CHARLES H. KREIS '50 presented
a "Salute to John Philip Sousa — The March
King (1854-1932)" on April 7. 2000, in the
auditorium of the Lebanon Campus of
Harrisburg Area Community College.
Ethel-Mae Beam Mark '50 celebrated her
82nd birthday on May 4, 2000.
The War Vetetans Council of Greater
Harrisburg recently honored FLOYD M.
Batlirin '51 for his 50 years of service to the
organization. Flovd has held various positions
in the council throughout his membership,
including president and judge advocate.
JOHN C. Hoak, M.D.,'5 1 received the 2000
Special Recognition Award from the Council
of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular
Biology (ATVB). The award is presented
annually to members of the council who have
made significant contributions to the field of
arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular
biology and the ATVB.
Richard L. Kline '5 1 recently received the
Pennsylvania Music Educators Association
(PMEA) District 7 Distinguished Service
Award and the New Era (Lancaster, Pa.) Red
Rose Award "for his many years of exemplary
service as a music educator." Richard is married
to Barbara Metzger Kline '51.
The Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical
Association tecentlv bestowed its highest
honor, the 2000 Distinguished Service Award,
upon Robert L. Meals, D.O., '51 of
Philadelphia, Pa. Robert is currendv the
academic chair of undergraduate radiology
at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic
After living in New Jersey for 45 years,
John E. Giachero '52 and his wife, Eleanor,
moved back to Pennsylvania and are now living
JOSEF G. PARKER '52 retired after 42 years as a
teacher. Josef taught English, history, work
programs, agriculture and chorus throughout
his teaching career.
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Warren L. Early, M.D., '53 moved to
Melbourne, Fla.. where he plans to perform
consulting radiology services.
Recently THOMAS H. ISRAEL '53 had the
opportunity to spend time touring Thailand
and Hong Kong.
America's Discovery: Foreknowledge in
Medieval European Maps is the new book by
James R. ENTERLINE '54 to be published by-
Johns Hopkins University Press. James
recenth presented ,1 paper. \ New View of
the Vineland Map," at the annual meeting of
the Society for the History of Discoveries.
At the 92nd Annual Clinical Assembly of
the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical
Association (POMA), held May 3-6, 2000,
Lenwood B. Wert, D.O., '55 was elected
to a fourth term as vice speaker of the House
of Delegates. A trustee of POMA, Lenwood
is board certified in family practice.
Joan Eckenroad Kirk '56 is serving as
interim organist and choir director at the First
Presbyterian Church in Willow Grove, Pa.
Emma Elizabeth Herr '57 plays clarinet in
the Bainbridge Band and the Concert Band
of Lancaster, Pa., and the Sylvan Wind Trio.
Emma is currently serving her fourth year
as president of the Musical Art Society of
Roberta McBride Peightei '58 is the
customet service manager for Science Based
Health in Carson City, Nev.
After teaching biology for 40 years at Passaic
Valley High School in Little Falls, N.J.,
D. NEIL Aharrah '59 has retired. In 1997, he
received the New Jersey Governor's Teacher of
the Year Award. This year he was inducted into
the New Jersey Football Coaches' Association
Assistant Coaches' Hall of Fame.
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Ralph S. Espensrade '50.
Elliott V. Nagle '50 on March IS, 2000.
in Aiken. S.C.
Dr. George D. Charles '51 on January 4.
The Rey. Bernard L. Keckler '51 on
February 1 1 , 2000.
KERMIT F. KlEHNER 'SI on March 11, 2000.
Roberta. Brandt "53 on July 5, 1999.
Louise Cody Karapaxdza '56.
Dr. Helen Graham Gili '59 on
February 4. 2000.
Fall 2000 1"
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
The new director of both the male chorus and
the youth orchestra at Bethlehem United
Church of Christ in Dallastown, Pa., is
RONALD L. DlETZ '60. He appeared recently as
the tenor soloist with the Jubilate! Chorale in
Camp Hill and the Eichelberger Chorale in
Hanover. Ronald also serves as president ot the
board for the Jubilate! singers.
In May 2000, the congregation of Reformation
Lutheran Church, Reiffton, Pa., honored
Karl F. SCHMIDT '60 for serving 50 years
as church organist.
CaROLEE GREEN WEIDNER '60 has retired from
the Clay County School District in Florida
after teaching music for 38 years.
The Society for Historical Archeology recently
presented their Award of Merit to MARTHA
RUDNICKI WILLIAMS '60 for her public-
education work in archeology. Martha has also
contributed her expertise in The Archeology
Education Handbook, released in March 2000
by Altamira Press.
John C. Britcher, Ph.D., '61 is clinical
director of Community Counseling Centers of
southern South Korea for the U.S. military.
SHEILA Taynton Slik '61 is a field counselor
tor Benova Corporation, an educational and
enrollment company that provides services to
Medicaid recipients. Sheila's territory covers 1 1
counties in Florida.
Harry W Vanderbach '6 1 is the human
resources manager tor Certain-Teed Products
Corporation in Williamsport, Md.
Marjorie Miller Apple '62 is a music
teacher in the East Amwell School District in
The 1999-2000 Drama Desk Award for the
"Oustanding Featured Actress in a Play" was
given to MaryLouise Lamke Burke '62 for
her performance in Fuddy Meers. Performances
of the play began at the Manhattan Theatre
Club and went on to a commercial run Off-
Broadway at the Minetta Lane Theatre.
Michael W Chabitnoy '63 retired after
teaching music in the Lebanon (Pa.) School
District for 35 years.
President-elect of the Harrisburg Symphony
Society, Shirley Huber Miller '63 serves on
the education committee, which focuses on the
orchestra for young people. The society is a
volunteer group associated with rhe Harrisburg
Patricia Balsbaugh Burrows '64 and her
husband, Tom, own Grantville (Pa.) Antiques.
Dr. Edgar W Conrad '64, a studies in
religion professor at the University of
Queensland, Australia, will spend his 2001
sabbatical at the University of Edinburgh
where he was elected a visiting research fellow
by the Institute of Advanced Studies in the
Humanities. His wife, Dr. Linda Slonaker
Conrad '64, will also spend her 2001
sabbatical at the Univetsity of Edinburgh as a
visiting fellow on the faculty of higher and
further education. She is the acting director of
the Griffith Institute ot Higher Education at
Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia.
Look for Kenward C. Lee '64 in the film,
The Replacements. Kenward has a principal role
in the movie that stars Gene Hackman and
In April 2000, The White River Valley Players
in Rochester, Vt., performed Second Chance,
a musical composed by DOROTHY HUDSON
The Teresa Cohen Mathematics Service Award
was presented to Richard N. Barshinger,
Ph.D., '66 during a recent ceremony at the
University Park campus of the Pennsylvania
State University. Richard is a professor of
mathematics at Penn State's Scranton campus.
The award recognizes leadership and service to
undergraduate students and to the
mathematics department at the university.
Carol Warfield Tallman '66 retired last
year from the Pennsylvania Historical and
Museum Commission Library at the State
Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg.
The Atlanta journal Constitution selected
first-grade teacher CAROL WOOLLEY TESTA '66
to their Teachers' Honor Roll. Carol teaches
at Timber Ridge Elementary School in
An evaluator of home school education
programs, BONNIE Hood Witmer '66 also
gives private piano lessons.
The Rev. Donald B. Kitchell '67
celebrated his 10th pastoral anniversary with a
service on May 19, 2000, at Life Tabernacle
Oneness Pentecostal Church in Gilmer, Texas.
He is also an assistant band director for the
Gladewater School District, where both the
middle and high school bands won top awards
this past year.
Marilyn Gulley Wagner '67 teaches
advanced placement statistics at Suffern
(N.Y.) High School. Marilyn also acts as an
adviser to students doing independent
The Rev. Dr. Gretchen Long Woods '67
is the parish minister for the Univetsalist
Fellowship of Corvallis, Ore.
KAREN KliCK Geary '68 is the head teacher
at Governor Wolf Elementary School in
Dr. James R. Newcomer '68 is the new
assistant superintendent of the Quakertown
Community School District in Bucks
RUTH LONG Rice '68 is a music teacher in
the Niskayuna (N.Y.) Central School District.
Jerry P. Slonaker '68 is senior assistant
attorney general for the state of Virginia.
A pastor of Buttzville United Methodist
Church, the Rev. Grant T. Nicholls '69
is a doctor of ministry candidate at Drew
Theological Seminary in Madison, N.J.
James T. Reilly, ESQ., '61 on April 23, 2000,
in Boston, at the age of 62. The husband of
Diana Leedy Reilly '91, Jim was a partnet
at Reilly, Wolfson, Sheffey, Schrum and
Lundberg in Lebanon, Pa. He was the solicitor
for the City of Lebanon and chair of the
Lebanon Valley Economic Developmew
Corporation. An active member of the _
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Jim was recendy
elected treasurer of the Central Pennsylvania
Division of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers
Gloria Kistler Wagner '62 on December
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CLASS NEWS C NOTES
LOIS T. NESTOR '68 on February 9, 2000, in
Portland, Ore., at the age of 53. A former
teacher and professional businesswoman, she
founded Ports of Call, an Asian fine arts
importing company in 1998. Lois was a
volunteer with the Domestic Violence Center
of Howard County, Pa., and a strong supporter
of women's rights.
Susan Sheckart Stanson Cerceo '69 on
June 4, 2000, in York, Pa. Susan was the
mother of KATHRYN Stanson Martin '92 and
Amy Stanson Bucks '93, and the daughter of
Edna Rutherford Sheckhart '41.
LARRY A. BOWMAN 70 is the president and
CEO of the Cayuga County Chamber of
Commerce in Auburn, N.Y.
ROLANDA HOFMANN DlVELBISS 70 is the
co-owner of Cumberland Valley (Pa.)
Education Center, Inc., an alternative school
for students seeking a high school diploma.
JENSEN H. GROFF Jr. 70 is a research chemist
with the National Institute tor Occupational
Safety and Health in Cincinnati.
On June 26, 2000, Lloyd R. Helt Jr. 70
celebrated his 25th anniversary as a lawyer and
member of the Maryland Bar Association.
Retired teacher CAROL HOEFLICH McCall 70
performs volunteer work at the retirement
home where her fathet lives near Harrisburg, Pa.
The Rev. Margaret Rasmussen Olson 70 is
the pastor at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Eugene K. Shaffer '70 was a 1999 inductee
into the LVC Athletic Hall of Fame.
As executive director of Alliance International,
Gregory M. Thomas ' 7 consolidates
purchases from home improvement retailers in
the United States, Canada and France tor this
international buying group.
Barbara Asplund Burgess 71 is a special
[education teacher for the Resource Room in
Kathleen Wilke Edwards 71 is a science
laboratory teacher at Hebrew Academy in
% Its sti/x/e/its .
MARKETING WITH A TWIST
BY HEATHER ROBINO
The next time you're walking through the mall and you just can't pass up an
Auntie Anne's soft pretzel, think of Judy Shaffer M'00. At only 26, Shaffer
has parlayed a lifelong interest in marketing and her recent LVC MBA
degree into a very successful career promoting one of America's favorite snacks.
"I'm a marketer through and through," says Shaffer. "I actually live to analyze the
commercials onTV rather than watch the shows."
As marketing manager for Auntie Anne's Inc. of Gap, Pa., Shaffer oversees the
planning and execution of national marketing efforts for more than 650 Auntie
Anne's stores, which tallied $186 million in system-wide sales in 1999. Her staff
supports franchise owners in various ways, from providing in-store promotional
materials to helping them sponsor local little league baseball teams. One of her
company's most popular promotions is their "History of the Pretzel" program,
where school children learn first-hand how Auntie Anne's pretzels are made by
rolling the dough themselves in their classrooms.
"I absolutely love my job," Shaffer states. "It's fun to promote pretzels every day —
they're delicious, they make people smile and they're an easy sell."
Before pursuing an MBA, Shaffer worked as the first assistant director of market-
ing for West Chester University at a time when, she says, colleges were just start-
ing to realize they needed to promote themselves differently. After 18 months in
the world of academic marketing, she took a job with Auntie Anne's in 1997. Now
living in Lancaster, Shaffer found Lebanon Valley's MBA program attractive
because it offered her a comprehensive curriculum while affording her the con-
venience of taking classes at Franklin & Marshall College.
"Getting my MBA was something I always knew I'd do, and it has really helped me
to broaden my perspective on life and work. In fact, I think the learning that took
place beyond the classroom — interacting and networking with my classmates —
was just as valuable, if not more so, than the academics," she says. "I feel accom-
plished [in my job], but I know I have a long way to go. My MBA is going to make
whatever I do in the future a smoother ride."
Heather Robino is a Downingtown-based freelance writer.
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CLASS NEWS & NOTES
Lydia Kauffman Schnetzka 72 is the
director of special education in the Dallastown
(Pa.) Area School District.
Allison C. Smith 72 is teaching general
music at both the junior and senior high
schools in the Boyertown (Pa.) School District.
DEBRA KlRCHHOF-GLAZIER 73 received the
1999 Beachley Award for Distinguished
Academic Service from Juniata College,
Senior high school students honoted at the
Lebanon (Pa.) Valley Chamber of Commerce's
Excellence in Education Recognition Banquet
in turn honored the educators who inspired
them the most throughout their years of
schooling. "Mr. Walmer has always taken great
interest in his students, not only as students,
but as people. And he believes in all of us,"
explained Laura Stratton on her reason why
she chose GALEN M. Walmer 73, band
director at Northern Lebanon High School in
Fredericksburg, Pa., as her mentor.
In April 2000, Robert E. Harbaugh, M.D.,
74 was appointed to the board of directors of
the American Association of Neurological
Ruth Schantz Bolton 75 and her husband,
Mark, are proud to announce the adoption of
6-year-old Michael, welcoming him to theit
family on March 29, 2000.
Paula A. Clarke 75 and James P. Bewley
were married on April 17, 2000.
Roberta Sheriff Pennington 75 and her
husband, Scott, celebrated their 25th wedding
anniversary in August. Bobbe is a fifth-grade
teacher in the Burlington, Vt., public schools
and teaches a fourth-grade Sunday school class
at Essex Alliance Chutch.
A vocal music and strings instructor for the
Souderton (Pa.) Area School District,
Priscilla Lamparter Landis 76 is a soprano
soloist at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Telford.
A member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association,
ELYSE E. ROGERS 76 is the asset preservation
and taxation practice coordinator at the law
firm of Mette, Evans &£ Woodside in
The Washington State Chiropractic
Association (WSCA) awatded
Dr. Kenneth B. Shotwell 76 their
Distinguished Service Award for his dedicat-
ed service, leadership and contribution to
the chiropractic profession. The 1000-
member WCSA presented the award to
Dt. Shotwell at theit annual conference held
in Bellevue, Wash., on February 26, 2000.
Retired from the printing industry,
Ellen Gottlieb Snader 76 is now a
buyer for Doneckers in Ephrata, Pa.
As part of the United States Army Reserves,
SFC Kim R. Kegerise 77 is a member of the
307th Army Band commanded by Mark
Enge 74. Kim is also part of the full-time
civilian support staff for the 307th.
Lynne Posey Poet 77 is the ditectot of
Summit Health at the Chambetsburg (Pa.)
Robert L. Snow 77 is the director of clinical
services for HealthSouth Rehabilitation
Hospital in Oklahoma City.
Hannah M. Belser 78 was honored to be
among the 12 state finalists tot the 2000
Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Award.
Brenda Hawkins Geist 78 was appointed to
[lie newh i reated position oi business sen ice
representative in the New Jersey Department of
Labor In het position, Btenda will serve as a
liaison between the Department of Labor and
the business community.
Chair of the international Edelman Ptize
Committee for Excellence in the practice of
management science, RUSSELL P. I_ABE 78 was
promoted to lead the Metrill Lynch
Management Science Group in Princeton, N.J.
Promoted to tegional manager for managed
care with Whitehall-Robins Healthcare,
Joan Belas Warner 78 works with plans
throughout New Yotk, New Jetsey,
Pennsylvania and Delaware to develop disease
prevention and self-care programs for members
of the participating managed-care
Meredith Young, N.D., 78 is a doctor of
naturopathy in Shanewood, Wis.
Deborah MargolfJenks 79 is the organist
at the First Presbyterian Church in Northpott,
Long Island, N.Y. Deborah is married to
TIMOTHY A. JENKS 77, the music department
chair and string/orchestral teachet in the Cold
Spring Harbor School District in New York.
Kathleen Karapandza Jensen 79 is an
accounting assistant for Byerly Inc., an
insurance company in Lemoyne, Pa.
Tina STONE 79 and Ronald Pence were
married on February 12, 2000. Tina is a
residential nurse at Willow Valley Manor in
John J. Cooper 77 on December 30, 1999
Jon Chester Snedeker 79 on August 14,
A singer of commercial jingles, PATRICIA A.
McGregor '80 is a voice-over announcer
for Media One Broadcast in Massachusetts.
Patticia is also wtiting a novel.
ANNE Opfer Quirin '80 is campus manager
for Western International University in Fort
LORJ KREMSER Uber '80 is a mortgage broker
for Advantage Home Loans in Arroyo Grande,
Psychologist Dr. Steven L. Van Wagoner
'80 has full-time practices in Washington,
D.C, and Bethesda, Md. He is also an adjunct
faculty membet at Georgetown University, the
Geotge Washington University and the
University of Maryland.
Richard W. Burke Jr. '8 1 is the senior vice
president of corporate services for the
Commerce Bank in Camp Hill, Pa.
Marcy J. DOUGLASS '81 is an elementary
guidance counselot for Rice Elementary School
in the South Middleton School District,
Boiling Springs, Pa.
KaRIE KYRISS DUKE '81 and her husband,
Timothy, welcomed a son, Christopher, on
April 15, 1999.
James G. Glasgow Jr. '81 is senior vice
president of Paine Webbet Real Estate
Securities, Inc., in New Yotk City.
ALLEN E. Gunkle '81 is a computer systems
analyst for the Pennsylvania Department of
Banking in Harrisburg.
FRANK A. Ruggieri '81 is national account
manager for Sensormatic Electronics
Corporation in Boca Raton, Fla.
Karen Friedrich Turner '81 is a technical
suppott tepresentative for Computer Associates
International, Inc., in Islandia, N.Y.
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
Eva Greenawalt Bering '82 is vice
president or clinical services at Landis
Homes Retirement Community in Lirirz, Pa.
Eva is in charge of health care, assisted
living, residential services, dementia-care
activities, social services and adult day
Christopher M. McArdle '83 is vice
president of Surface Treatment Technology,
Inc., in Connecticut.
GE Financial Assurance, Trevose, Pa.,
actuary ScOTT T. INNERS '83 and Portland,
Ore., native Tara Benson were married on
April 15, 2000, in Kapalua. Maui. Scott
and Tara honeymooned in the Hawaiian
Islands and now reside in Holland, Pa.
The Rev. Melanie Jones '83, chair of
Christian United for Reconciliation and
Equity, a multicultural coalition tor social
justice, recently returned from a tour of
the Holy Land.
Employed tor eleven years by New World
Pasta in Lebanon, Pa., GREGORY A. WEABER
'83 was recently promoted to human
CARMEN S. AMETRANO '84 is the comptroller
for the Pittsburgh Steelers professional
Albert L. Gower '84 is production
planning control manager for General
Foam Corporation in West Hazleton, Pa.
Dr. Lori B. Wagner '84, the coordinator
of professional-development programs at
Immaculata College in East Whiteland, Pa.,
is pursuing a doctoral degree in Germanic
languages and literatures at the University
After dedicating 25 years of ser\ice to
the biology department. O. Pass Bollinger
DEDICATED HIMSELF TO LANDSCAPING BLAIR
A Unique Cultural Exchange
BY HEATHER ROB1NO
hen the Reverend Jeffrey Whitman '77
of Harrisburg traveled to the United
Kingdom in 1996 with Dr. Pierce Getz
'51 and the Masterworks Chorale from Annville, he
was hooked and knew that he wanted to go back.
Pastor at the Colonial Park United Church of Christ
since 1994, Whitman was eager to delve deeper
into his church's roots by actually experiencing
life in an English church. He got his wish.
Rev. Whitman arranged for a three-month sabbatical over the summer, the cen-
terpiece of which was a pastoral exchange with the Reverend Brian Sturtridge of
Ringwood, England, a retired minister in the United Reformed Church in England.
Rev. Whitman embarked on his trip at the end of June, beginning with a week at
the lona Community off the northwest coast of Scotland, where he lived in a 13th-
century restored abbey. The lona Community was organized in the 1940s and is
committed to working with the poor, the children and youth, and issues of world
peace and ecology.
Spending time at lona was a spiritual retreat for Rev. Whitman — in fact, he had to
take three buses and two ferries to get to the remote location — and, he says, "in
a lot of ways lona was one of the real highlights of the trip for me."
After leaving lona, Rev. Whitman spent the next five weeks exploring southern
England and serving the United Reformed Church in Ringwood. There, among
other things, he was asked to speak about Pennsylvania and his church, and he
tried to draw some connections.
"The worship experiences were truly memorable and varied," says Whitman,
"from evensong in the great cathedrals in Salisbury and Westminster Abbey, to
leading worship in a small Methodist chapel in Dunham that could only seat
about 20 people, to a visit to the grave of William Penn in the church yard of the
small Friends Meeting House in Jordans."
The final two weeks of his exchange were spent at Oxford University, where
Rev. Whitman was one of 40 individuals from the United States and Canada to
participate in the Oxford Summer School of Religious Studies atWadham College.
"The exchange has been an enriching experience. I have enjoyed the opportuni-
ties to talk about the church in England with laity and clergy who are
trying to provide a faithful witness in small and struggling churches," Whitman
states. "I have discovered that in many ways England is a paradox. One can stand
in awe in the great places of worship such as Winchester Cathedral and St. Paul's
in London and marvel at the faith of the people who built these. ..and at the
same time travel to Galstonbury and see the remains of what may have been
the greatest cathedral of them all — destroyed by people of faith during the
dissolution of the abbeys by Cromwell."
Heather Robino is a Downingtown-based freelance writer.
Fall 2000 21
CLASS NEWS GTNOTES
Dr. Allan Wolfe, Dr. Pall Wolf. Dr. Ann Henninger and Dr. Sidney Pollack: 1983
Marilyn Alberlan Aprahamian '85 received
teaching certification for elementary and pre-
school aide. A stay-at-home mom, Marilyn
and her husband, Harout. are the parents of
three children: Talar, Bedros and Pateal.
On sabbatical leave as an associate professor of
natural sciences at McPherson (Kan.) College,
Dr. Jonathan P. Frye '85 will attend
Bethany Theological Seminary during the
2000-01 academic year.
The 290-member Newton Historical
Association, Inc., elected resident PAUL M.
GOUZA '85 as its president. Paul was co-editor
of a 164-page photo book capturing the
everyday life of Newton at the turn of the 20th
century entided Early Newton, A Pictorial
Presentation of Newton, Pennsylvania.
JOHN H. KiEFEL '85 and his wife, Jacqueline,
welcomed a son, Justin Dean, on May 3.
JAMES C. O'NEILL '85 is in his second year as
head girls' track and cross-country coach at
Souderton Area High School in Montgomery
April J. Pellegrini '85 teaches vocal and
instrumental music to pre-school through
eighth-grade students at Town and Country
Day School in Harrisburg, Pa.
Dr. Michael E. Andrews '86 is an oral
maxillofacial surgeon in Lebanon, Pa.
In May 2000, JEANNE M. DALY '86
welcomed to her family one-year-old Erin
Elizabeth from China.
ElGIL FROST '86 is an investment
representative at Edward Jones Investments
in Palmyra, Pa.
Dr. KENT D. HENRY '86 is research and
development director for In-Siru, Inc., a
manufacturer of environmental monitoring
instruments located in Laremie, Wyo.
STEVEN T. LENKER '86 is a consultant for
the Pennsvlvania Higher Education
JOHN E. Copenhaver '87 is a teacher at
Lebanon (Pa.) Middle School. His wife,
Lynlee Reed Copenhaver '87, is a teacher
in the Northern Lebanon School District.
Both John and Lynlee give private music
GILBERT C. Eng '87 is the network security
adviser at Network Security Technologies
(NETSEC) in Herndon, Va.
Lisa Gentile Helock '87 and her husband,
James, welcomed twins Lindsay Nicole and
Nicholas John on April 15. 2000.
Dr. Ross C. Hoffman Jr. '87 is a research
specialist for the Howard Hughes Medical
Institute-UCSD in Lajolla, Calif.
Ingrid B. Peterson '87 is the special
education coordinator at a rural K-8
school in Wolf Point, Mont.
MU2 Clay M. Sattazahn '87 and
Monica Hobbs Sattazahn '88 welcomed
their second child, Isaac Nathaniel, on
February 25, 2000. Clay is a naval military
training instructor at the Navy School of
Music-Litde Creek in Norfolk, Va. Monica is
on child-rearing leave from South Eastern
School District, York County, Pa.
HOLLY A. Zimmerer '87 is sales systems
engineer for EMC 2 Corporation in Phoenix.
Theresa Marten Campbell '88 is a
stay-at-home mom. She and her husband.
Bill Campbell '83, have rwo children:
Colleen and Christa.
Dr. Joan M. Hevel '88 is a research scientist
at the University of South Alabama.
Jill Kungman '88 and Ross E. Seltzer III were
married on February 6, 1999. Jill has retited in
order to raise their daughter, Serena.
KlM Daubert Rismiller '88 and her husband,
Eric R. Rismiller '93, are teachers in the
PortsviUe (Pa.) Area School District. Kim is a
music teacher in the middle school and Eric
is an individualized classroom teacher in the
J. Michael Steckman '88 and Amber Hegi
SteCKMAN '92, along with daughter Laura,
moved to Mercersburg where Mike is the
new assistant director of technology at the
Mercersburg Academy, a private school in
James V Walak '88 and his wife, Lore-Lee
Brl^ELHEIDE Walak '88, are owners of a
computerized digitizing/embroidery business
in the Harrisburg, Pa., area.
Sharon Habecker Wewer '88 and her
husband, Dennis, welcomed their fifth child,
Philip Benjamin, on February 6, 2000.
Karen Rauenzahn Bennethum '89 is the
operations supervisor for Silliker Laboratories,
a food microbiology-testing laboratory in
Sinking Spring, Pa.
Rebecca C. Gasper '89 is the director of
development at WYBE, a public television
station in Philadelphia.
Doreen Simmons Kepple '89 and her
husband, Jason, welcomed their second child,
Audrey Colette, on March 21, 2000.
Deborah A. Knight '89 is the labor
relations administrator for PPL Services
in Allentown, Pa.
Theresa Le\ch Montgomery '89 recendy
celebrated her 10th anniversary teaching in the
Bedford (Pa.) Area School District. Theresa,
having taught seventh-grade science for eight
years, now teaches kindergarten.
Michael P. Kearns '80 on October 17, 1998.
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
Stephen M. Bobar '90 is an account
representative with A & A Environmental in
D. Scott Carey '90 is the center
administrator for Concentra Medical Center
in South Plainfield, N.J.
Dr. A. KEITH DlLS '90 is an assistant
professor of education at King's College in
Wilkes Barre, Pa.
Suzanne Bolinsky Fortna '90 and
Dr. Carl H. Fortna '91 welcomed their
third child, Shawn Michael, on May 30, 2000.
On March 26, 2000, the Rev. Christopher
A. K. Frye '90 was installed as the new pastor
of St. John Lutheran Church in Fairfield, Pa.
Michael A. McGranachan '90 is a mobile
therapist/behavioral specialist for Keystone
Service Systems in Sunbury, Pa. Michael is also
a film critic lor Gamut!, an on-line magazine.
Christopher J. Schwartz '90 and Kelly
Stuckey Schwartz '9 1 welcomed twins
Olivia Michelle and Alexa McKenzie on
April 11, 1999.
Dr. Sherry D. Scovell '90 is a vascular
surgery fellow at the Cleveland Clinic
Elizabeth Rosser Smith '90 and Brian
Smith 90 welcomed a son, Christopher, on
December 12, 1999. Elizabeth is a stay-at-
home mom and Brian is a music teachet for
the Fairfax Counry Public Schools in Virginia.
SUSAN Noel Specthrie '90 and her husband,
Mark, welcomed a son, Justin Samuel, on
April 21, 2000.
A Modern Music Man
BY HEATHER ROB1NO
fter 30 years as a music teacher in
the North Schuylkill School
District, Dale Schimpf '69 of
Frackville, Pa., decided to retire in 1999.
What he didn't know then was that his
retirement would be anything but restful.
"I wanted to keep busy," says Schimpf. "I also
noticed that the parochial system didn't have
any music education program to speak of."
From this observation blossomed an idea
that has grown into a true labor of love for
Schimpf. He approached officials of the local
Cardinal Brennan Junior/Senior High School about resurrect-
ing their long-defunct instrumental music program. Having
received a recommendation from the Middle States
Association accreditation committee to enhance its arts
programs, the school was receptive and agreed to hire
Schimpf as a free-lance music instructor, allowing him to teach
private lessons to interested students. In just a year's time, he
has acquired over 30 students in grades five through nine, and
is always recruiting more.
What is most remarkable about Schimpf's recent endeavors
is how he was able to provide musical instruments for his
pupils, something Cardinal Brennan didn't have and couldn't
"The last band they had was at least 10 years ago, and there was
only a part-time director," explains Schimpf. "All that was left was
some sheet music in a box and some drums in a closet."
Coincidentally, Schimpf's son Scott, now a
sophomore music major at Lebanon Valley,
had a roommate named Raymond "Tug"
Bressler, whose father is a member of the
Williams Valley School District School
Board. Through a fortuitous bit of network-
ing, Schimpf and the elder Bressler negoti-
ated an arrangement whereby Williams
Valley donated their surplus instruments to
Cardinal Brennan. Now possessing a
decent collection of tubas, snare drums,
bass drums, mellophones, timp-toms and
saxophones, Schimpf and Cardinal
Brennan were on their way to a full-fledged band.
A year later — in addition to playing euphonium recreational-
ly in the Pine Grove and Cressona community bands and
serving as a church organist and choir director — Schimpf
keeps his ear to the ground for creative opportunities to
acquire the necessities for his band. Just recently, he
arranged to receive 90 old band uniforms from the South
Williamsport School District. And he plans to obtain addition-
al instruments and percussion equipment from the national
Mr. Holland's Foundation, as well as through generous pri-
"There's a certain amount of satisfaction in starting something
from scratch and seeing it develop," notes Schimpf. "I'm
having a ball. Most of my kids have only been playing since
last September, but we have a band of 18 students. I like to
share music with anyone I can. ..these kids were thirsty for it."
Dale Schimpf's daughter and her husband are also LVC alums. Amy (Schimpf) Stahl '98 graduated with a music degree and now works for J.W.
Pepper, a national sheet music distributor, in Paoli, Pa. Her husband, Brian Stahl '98, serves as the middle school band director for the Upper
Moreland School District. In addition, Dale has served as alumni ambassador for Schuylkill County for many years.
Heather Robino is a Downingtown-based freelance writer.
Fall 2000 23
CLASS NEWS C* NOTES
STEFAN1E Wilds-Keyte '90 is the manager of
human resources for AMETEK Inc., a global
manufacturer ot" electronic instruments and
electric motots in Paoli, Pa. Stefanie recently
completed her thesis on "Distance Learning"
and received a master's degree in education in
instructional systems (training design and
development horn Penn State I niversity.
JOSUE DIAZ '91 is president and CEO of
Universal Mortgage Corp. in Wyomissing, Pa.
Dr. Amy E. Earhart '91 and Dr. Bruce
Herbert were married on May 28, 2000, in St.
Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
Brian M. Fernandes '91 has successfully
completed the first seven exams administered
by the Casualty Actuarial Society, earning him
the designation ACAS.
Sean P. Hunter '91 and Carrie Swales '94
welcomed twin daughters, Maia Rose and
Lindsey Mae, on Septembet 9, 1999.
RUTH G. Kiebler M '91 has been promoted
to human resources information systems
manager at Milton Hershey School in Hershey,
Rachel Grella Majley '91 and her husband,
James, welcomed a son, Eamonn Patrick, on
February 17, 2000. Rachel is the daughter of
Michael A. Grella, chair of LVC's
department of education.
Steven D. Young, M.Ed., '91 is an admission
counselot at Kutztown (Pa.) University.
Keith W Copenhaver '92 is a grower for
Maryland Flower and Foliage in White Marsh.
Dena Owen-Gabel '92 is a client services
specialist tor KidsPeace Hospital in
Jamie L. Heintzelman '92 and Brian M.
Edelman were married on Mav 6, 2000, in the
Union Evangelical Luthetan Church, Neffs, Pa.
Jamie is a consultant at the Fullet Company
David T. Helmus '92 is a self-employed
business analyst in Harrisburg, Pa.
To accommodate her growing real estate,
family and general law practice, ClNDY L.
KOSER '92 has moved her office to larger
quarters in Harrisburg, Pa.
David E. Holden '92, an adjunct professor in
psychology at LVC, is the ditector of
continuing and distance education at
Pennsylvania State University's Schuylkill
Kenethia Staley Lee '92 is a junior cost
accountant for Winchester Homes in
Jill Hamilton Lutz '92 and her husband,
J. Dean, welcomed a son, Montana James, on
May 9, 2000.
AlYSON J. NEISWENDER '92 and Daniel ReiUy
were married on July 31,1 999, in Clearfield,
Pa. Alyson, a first-grade teacher in the Dekalb
County School System in metro Atlanta, is a
gtaduate student at the University of West
Georgia pursuing certification to teach English
as a second language.
MOLLY J. RASMUSSEN '92 is a French teacher at
Fairplay Middle School in Douglasville, Ga.
THOMAS A. RHOADS '92 is an assistant
professor in the economics department of
Towson University in Maryland.
Jeffrey A. Stouter '92 is a biological
technician tor Merck & Co. in West Point, Pa.
DOUGLAS M. Zook '92 welcomed a son,
Douglas Jr., started a new job and obtained
anothet college degree all in the same year.
Doug Sr., now a physics teachet at Springfield
High School in Delaware County, Pa., teceived
a bachelor's degree in education curticulum and
instruction from Western Maryland College.
JOHN J. DiGilio Jr. '93 is reference librarian
at Kirkpatrick & Lockhert, LLP, in Pittsburgh.
Amy Batman Fallon, Ph.D., '93 received her
doctorate in pharmaceutics from the University
ot the Sciences in Philadelphia. Amy has
accepted a position as senior scientist with AAI
Corporation, a pharmaceutical development
and research organization, in Wilmington,
JAMES E. Herr '93 was recendy appointed to
the boatd of directots of Fulton Press, Inc., a
commercial printing company in Lititz, Pa.
Kenneth L. Lewis '93 and Kristina Lange
were married on June 9, 2000, on Shelter
Zoanna L. Payne '93 is a substitute teacher for
the Pine Fotest Charter School in Flagstaff,
Ariz., and a full-time graduate student at
Northern Arizona University. Zoanna is
pursuing a master's degree in educational
Kelly McGinty Quaile '93 is a physical
therapist at the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for
Children in Wilmington, Del.
J. Thomas Seddon IV '93 is enrolled in
a doctoral program at the University of
Illinois. Tom teceived an appointment
as a teaching assistant with a full-tuition
scholarship trom the university.
Kristina Laakko Stroh '93 and Darren
Stroh '94 welcomed a son, Ryan Michael,
born January 30, 1999. Kristina is a
self-employed medical writer and a stay-at-
Kristian Snyder, D.P.M., '93 is a podiatrist
at Hanover (Pa.) Foot & Ankle.
Ryan H. Tweedie '93 is the CEO of
HRSoft, LLC, a human resources planning
and development solutions company, in
JONATHAN D. WESCOTT '93 is the new director
of residential life at LVC. His wife, DEBORAH
Bullock Wescott '95 is LVC's new assistant
director of alumni programs. Jonathan is the
son of Jamie G. Wescott '65 and Deborah is
the daughter of Patricia Davis Bullock '62,
the niece of Hazel A. Davis '57 and the sister
of Mary T Bullock Neyer '97.
Jennifer M. Bullock '94 and Kevin T. Powell
were married on December 4, 1999. Jennifer is
the director of alumni relations at Wilkes
Univetsity in Wilkes Barre, Pa.
Carol Hayes Halliwell '94 was recendy
promoted to general accounting supervisor
at Alcoa Mill Products in Lancaster, Pa.
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
KRJSTOFER E. KOHLER '94 is the head football
coach at Jonathan Dayton High School in the
Springfield (N.J.) School District. Kristofer
also serves the district as a guidance counselor
at Gaudineer Middle School.
Elizabeth Earp Kreider '94, M'99 and her
husband. Brad, welcomed a daughter, Macv
Elizabeth, on January 2 1 , 2000.
Jason R. Romig '94 and Kelly S. Bechtel
'96 were married in September 1999.
Rebecca Blessing Smith '94 and her
husband. Chad, welcomed a daughter, Elise
Victoria, on June 8, 2000.
Alissa Movcrer Bradfield '95 is a
mathematics teachet at Elizabethtown (Pa.)
.Area High School.
Craig S. Campbell '95 and his wife, Ingrid,
welcomed their first child, Steven Michael, on
June 9, 2000. Craig is the son of Dr. Phylis
Dryden, associate professor ot English at LVC.
ROSALYN J. Cole '95 is a machining assistant
tor Wright Tool & Die in Lancaster, Pa.
Deborah S. Heidlauf '95 is sales support/
service writer tor Keystone Trailer Sales Inc.
in Manheim, Pa.
George J. Hollich III, Ph.D., '95 and
Camille Rocroi of Nice, France, were recendy
married in Baltimore.
KAREN KLOPP McCONNELL '95 is the director
ot business affairs for the Central Dauphin
School District in Harrisburg, Pa.
Daniel R. Neyer '95 and Mary T. Bullock
'97 were married at Memorial Baptist Church
in Salem, N.J., on July 22, 2000. Man- is the
daughtet of P.ATRICLA Davis Bullock '62, the
niece of Hazel A. Dams 57, and the sister of
Deborah Bullock Wescott '95.
John A. Snyder '95 is a missionary to Russia,
sent by the members ot Calvary Bible Church
in East Prospect, Pa.
Timothy J. Terrell '95 is an intensive case
manager tor Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in
Dana Centofanti Trlantafillos '95 is a
teacher with the New Jersey Department ot
Jennifer Lightner Tucci '95 is a special
education teacher for the Ftederick (Md.)
County Public Schools. Her husband,
Daniel K. Tucci '95, is a fourth-grade
teacher in the Montgomery Count}- Public-
Schools in Bethesda, Md.
YOUNG ALUMNI PROFILE
BY BRADEN SNYDER '00
ike many college students, Jennifer Gochenaur '99 was unsure of her career
plans shortly into her collegiate experience.
"When I first started out I thought I would be a doctor," said Gochenaur, a
biology major. "But I wasn't as interested after spending hours and hours in the lab
— it wasn't for me."
But Gochenaur's future became much more lucid after some ecology courses at
Lebanon Valley sparked her interest. Completing an internship with Aqua-Niche, a
habitat restoration company, was the clincher.
"I liked being outside," she said, "and I liked being part of something bigger than
Consequently, Gochenaur now works as the soil watch coordinator for the Delaware
Nature Society (DNS), the largest environmental agency in the state of Delaware.
Although her job is multi-faceted, it consists mainly of three things: coordinating her
company's educational outreach, overseeing volunteers in the Nature Society's Soil
Watch Program and monitoring construction sites as a Certified Construction
Reviewer (CCR). Her main goals are to reduce sediment pollution in streams and
rivers, to improve the quality of water and to increase awareness.
"A lot of people understand the importance of clean water," explains Gochenaur,
"But most people don't make the connection between land and water."
CCR's are unique to the state of Delaware, which has experienced an increased
amount of construction since the 1980s. As a CCR, it is Gochenaur's duty to work with
construction and development industries to promote better soil conservation. If
these construction sites maintain state-mandated erosion and sediment controls,
Gochenaur rewards them through public relations
benefits, such as appearances in DNS newsletter
One of the things that Gochenaur enjoys the most
about her job is the opportunity to do a variety of
things. Fortunately, this variety is assured. The DNS
Soil Watch Program will soon be expanded into a
comprehensive watershed program that will focus
on all aspects of non-point source pollution, not just
Most of all, however, Gochenaur values her occupa-
tion because of her genuine concern for the environment.
"We all do this," she said, "because it's something we really care about."
Braden Snyder '00 is an assistant sports information director at Towson
State University and a recent LVC English communications graduate.
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
A Family Legacy
Gladys (Brown) Hoover
'41 joins her son Gregory
Hoover '68 and grandson
Michael Hoover '04
at Opening Convocation
KlMBERLY KATCAVAGE WERTZ '95 is the
director of music at Centenary United
Methodist Church in Bath, N.Y. She is married
to DERIC A. WERTZ '96.
Julia I. Alandar '96 and Christopher E.
ALBRIGHT '99 were married in the Wesley
United Methodist Church of Marysville, Pa.,
on May 20, 2000. Julia is a third-grade
teacher at Paxtonia Elementary School and
Christopher is a disc jockey for radio station
WRW in Harrisburg.
SANDRA L. BAMBRICK '96 is an analyst for
Systems Planning & Analysis, Inc., in
Heather L. Barrett '96 received a master's
degree in national security studies from
Georgetown University in Washington on
May 26, 2000.
Christine A. Beecher '96 is a second-grade
teachet in Vineland, N.J.
On June 17, 2000, JACK C BEIDLER '96 and
JULIE R. STENGER '98 were married in LVCs
Miller Chapel. Jack is a social studies teacher
and the head football coach at Northern
Lebanon High School in Fredericksburg, Pa.
Julie is an English teacher at Hamburg (Pa.)
Area High School.
David L. Deeds '96 is a claims representative
for CNA Insurance in Reading, Pa.
Reba Dieffenbach Donley '96 and her
husband, Robert L., welcomed a son,
Robert H, on October 21, 1999. Reba is
a stay-at-home mom and alio gives private
SUZANNE E. ENTERLINE '96 is a sales leader for
Scient, the e-business systems innovatot, in
their New York City office.
Michael J. Greineder '96 and Karen
TAYLOR '99 were married on May 22, 1999.
Michael is a lead programmer at Expanets
Internet Strategies Group in Lancaster, Pa.
Dawn E. HELMS '96 recendy completed het
doctorate in osteopathic medicine at Lake Erie
College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa.
William E. Kesil '96 is clinical research
coordinator for the Vetetans Adminisrration
Medical Center in Brick, N.J.
KRISTOFER A. KRAUSE '96 is a web developer
at Corporategear.com, a business-to-business
e-marketplace for the promotional industry.
Daniel E. Lehman '96 is project associate at
the main campus of Pennsylvania State
University. He is married to Ann WEICKSEL
Sharon Murray lockwood '96 is an
accountant for JB Zimmerman True Value
in Blue Ball, Pa.
CHAD M. LUTZ '96 is a licensed funeral
director for Clyde W Kraft Funeral Home
Inc., with locations in Columbia and
LVCs Miller Chapel was the scene for the
wedding of Cory T. Mattern '96 and
Jill C. Schreiber '96 on April 8, 2000.
Jill is a third-grade teacher in the Lebanon
(Pa.) School District.
A. Andriy Montero M'96 is the customer
relations manager for UGI Utilities Inc. in
Elizabeth A. Palmer '96 is a CPA at
Dorwart Andrew & Co. in Lancaster, Pa.
Dominica Pulaski '96 is the an director
for Linda Jones Enterprises in Laguna Beach,
Benjamin K. Ruby '96 is the assistant
principal at Northeastern Middle School
in Manchester, Pa.
Gregory D. Tobin III '96 is the production
coordinator of the advertising department at
Giant Food Stores Inc. in Carlisle, Pa. Greg
is married to JENNIFER YOHN TOBIN '96.
KlMBERLY Romania Tozzi '96 is a fifth-grade
teacher in the Grandview (Mont.) School
Allyson Schneider Blanford '97 is a
fifth-grade teacher in Basking Ridge, N.J.
Her husband, BRIAN P. BLANFORD '97, is a
fourth-grade teacher in Bridgewater, N.J.
Melissa Beth Blouch '97 and David Yuri
Hooper were married on August 14, 1999, in
Lebanon, Pa. Melissa is a general music teacher
for Harford (Md.) County Public Schools and
is also a piano instructot for Music and Arts.
STEVEN A. BUBNIS '97 is a graduate student at
the University of LaVerne in California.
TENNIEL L. Daniels '97 is the director of
alumni career services at Clemson University
in South Carolina.
Jennifer Calabrese Danko '97 received a
master's degree in communications studies
from Shippensburg (Pa.) University in May
2000. Her husband, MICHAEL B. Danko '96
received a master's degree in electrical
engineering/communications from George
Washington University in December 1999.
Diane D. Dickey '97 is a microbiologist for
Alpharma, U.S. Pharmaceutical Division, in
Sarah E. Eckenrode '97 is a graduate
student at the University of Florida.
Dawn S. Friday '97 and Joseph Sager were
married on May 28, 2000. Dawn is a
financial analyst in inventory reporting for
the Venator Group in Camp Hill, Pa.
Bradley S. Harris '97 is senior emergency
medical technician at Johns Hopkins
Univetsitv in Baltimore.
The \ ALLEY'
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
Brian C. Hughes '97 is a marketing
manager in the trade and trade reference
department at Oxford University Press
in New York.
Matthew S. Jones '97 is a service
technician tor organ builders Patrick J.
Murphy & Associates in Stowe, Pa.
Kris W. Kelley '97 is a benefits
representative in the human resources
department of Rite Aid Corporation in
Jeffrey M. Kimmel '97 is supervisor of
technical support for Earthlink at Mindspring
in New Cumberland, Pa.
Christopher J. Klimchak '97 is a show
band musician for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Christopher plays the trombone on the
A supervisor of two group homes for
Bancroft Neurohealth, NICOLE L. LANCIERI '97
is a graduate student in the school of
psychology at Rider University in
Constance Landis M'97 is the director of
client service tor HealthAmerica in
KRISTI S. Lorah '97 is a graduate
student working towards a doctorate in
school psychology at Lehigh University in
Debra A. MEYER '97 is assistant food service
director for Aramark Inc. at Bloomsburg
Melissa S. Morgan '97 is a forensic-
scientist for the Pennsylvania State Police in
Carolyn Hai.lman Panetta '97 is a
human resources generalist for Philadelphia
Suburban 'water Company in Biyn Mawr, Pa.
Damd K. Russell '97 is a first officer for
Continental Express Airlines.
Heather L. Smith '97 is a teacher in the
Fairfax County (Va.) Public Schools.
Cory J. SNOOK '97 received a juris doctor
degree from The Dickinson School of Law
of The Pennsylvania State University on
May 26, 2000.
Jessica L. Smith '97 and Kevin J. Teska
were married on May 27, 2000.
Lori A. Testerman '97 and Gene Avery were
married on April 29, 2000. Lori is director of
special events for the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation in Indianapolis.
Aaron Aponick '98 is a graduate student
research assistant at the University of Michigan.
Jesslyn Oberholtzer Balmer '98 is an
elementary teacher at the Ephrata (Pa.)
Elizabeth Amy Borders '98 is the new area
coordinator/program assistant tor Student
Services at Lebanon Valley College.
Brian Burke '98 teaches history in the
Ridgefield School District in New Jersey.
ANGELA COVAL '98 and Daniel R. Godfrey
were married on May 22, 1999.
Lisa M. Epting '98 and Craig A.
UNDERWOOD '99 were married at Asbury
United Methodist Church in Allentown, Pa.,
on April 1 , 2000. Lisa is a children's librarian at
the Allentown Public Library and Craig is an
audio engineer at Creative Sounds Studio in
Robert D. Ford '98 is an assistant manager
for Van Heusen in Hershey, Pa.
ERIC L. HlMELRIGHT '98 is a product specialist
for Tyco Electronics in Harrisburg, Pa.
Craig H. Karnes '98 and Lisa Ruth Warner
were married at Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in
Cornwall, Pa., on June 10, 2000. Craig is a
federal contract specialist tor Communications
and Electronics Command (CECOM) under
the Department of Defense in Eatontown, N.J.
STEFANI A. LEISER '98 is a records evaluator in
the registrar's office at the University of Phoenix
Kevin R. Martin '98 is vice president of
operations tor Carriage House Consulting, Inc.,
in Mount Joy, Pa.
RACHAEL M. RaSCOE '98 teaches eighth-grade
math at the Pleasant Valley Middle School in
Simon Lever & Company, Certified Public
Accountants and Consultants in Lancaster, Pa.,
promoted TIMOTHY D. REYNOLDS '98 to
senior accountant in their audit and accounting
Anthony J. Thoman '98 is a chemistry
teacher tor the Cumberland Valley School
District in Mechanicsburg, Pa.
James S. UNGER '98 was voted teacher-of-the-
year at Butner-Stem Elementary School in
Granville County, N.C., where he is in his
second year as a fourth-grade teacher.
Shannon L. Bennett '99 is involved with
therapeutic staff support for Human Services
Consultants in Harrisburg, Pa.
Robert L. Bergman '99, the maintenance,
repair and operations purchasing agent for
Wilbur Chocolate Co. in Lititz, Pa., was
recently installed as the president of the
Central Pennsylvania chapter of the National
Association of Purchasing Management.
Samantha N. Bolognese '99 and Steven M.
HUNT 99 were married recently at the West
Lawn (Pa.) United Methodist Church.
Cynthia Blecker Coakley '99 is a
management assistant with the Pennsylvania
State Education Association (PSEA).
Lauren M. Corbett '99 is a third-grade
teacher at the Visitation Academy in
JoAnn DelaNEY '99 is a sixth-grade teacher
in the Derry Township School District in
William R. Dlmmel M'99 is the corporate
sales director forTB Woods Inc. in
Marianne M. Denlinger M'99 is an
accountant tor AHEDD, a specialized human
resource organization in Camp Hill, Pa.
FRED J. ElSEl M'99 is an investment analyst for
Mid-Atlantic Fund in Middletown, Pa.
Kenneth L. Eshleman M'99 is vice
president/private banking officer tor Fulton
Bank in Lancaster, Pa.
Doug Ferguson M' c )9 is commodity manager
for Tyco Electronics (formerly AMP Inc.) in
Marc A. Finkenbinder M'99 is a financial
analyst for the Hershey Foods Corporation in
CHRIS M. FiresttNE '99 is an admission
counselor at LYC. Chris joined the staff in
Jill A. Fleming '99 and Jason Drayer '98
were married on August 5. 2000. Jill is a music
teacher in the Delaware Valley School District
in Milford, Pa.
Fall 2000 27
CLASS NEWS & NOTES
Mary T. Bullock and
Daniel R. Neyer Wedding
July 22. 2000
Memorial Baptist Church
FRONT ROW: Brad Krock '95, Brad Newcomer '94, Lynne
Dettore '96, Dan Neyer '95 (groom), Mary (Bullock) Neyer
'97 (bride), Hazel Ann Davis '57, Nancy (Kirby) Fisher '56.
BACK ROW: Kristi (Ames) Hawkins '97, Jennifer (Mihalov)
Eckert '97, Marjorie (Miller) Apple '62, Richard Fowler 72,
Patricia (Davis) Bullock '62, Deborah (Bullock) Wescott '95,
Sharon (Possessky) Krock '97, Jonathan Wescott '93.
Have a photograph that you want to share? On occasion, and
space permitting, we will include photographs of our alumni
submitted by LVC alumni, faculty and friends.
Michelle L. Gentzler '99 and Nathan R.
WlNGERT '99 were married on July 1, 2000.
Nathan is a music teacher for the Lancaster
(Pa.) School District.
Francis J. Haefner Jr. M'99 is commeicial
lines manager for Donegal Mutual Insurance
Co. in Marietta, Pa.
Christopher E. Hartman '99 is program
services coordinator for the Make-A-Wish
Foundation of South Central Pennsylvania.
Melissa Bieranoski Higinbotham M'99 is
a controllet for Yuasa Inc., an international
stored energy solutions company in
Richard J. Ippolito Jr. '99 is employed at
Clair Brothers Audio Enterprises in Lititz, Pa.
JODY L. JACOBETZ '99 is a graduate student at
West Chestet University in Pennsylvania.
LISA J. KlM M'99 is vice president of the retail
division at Fulton Bank in Lititz, Pa.
Randal D. Kostelac '99 is the regional
recruiting manager for Redner's Markets in
Anthony E. Kuhns '99 works in sales at State
Industrial Products in Chambersburg, Pa.
Robert L. Kurtz M'99 is workforce-planning
manager for United Parcel Service in
Catherine C. La M'99 is an accounting
analyst for Armstrong Industties Inc. in
JEROME A. LANG '99 is an electronics/photonics
ptocessot for Lucent Technologies in
JULIE A. LEEPER '99 is a systems analyst for
Tyco Electronics in Hatrisburg, Pa.
Kathleen A. McGonigle M'99 is a provider
relations representative for Keystone Health
Plan Central in Camp Hill, Pa.
Megan J. Miller '99 is a fifth-grade teacher
for the Pine Grove (Pa.) Area School District.
Nils C. PORSE M'99 is senior engineer for
PP&L, Inc., in Holtwood, Pa.
Christopher J. Pugh '99 is a claims adjuster
for Nationwide Insurance in Harrisburg, Pa.
ERJN M. RaBUCK '99 is an account assistant for
Hood, Light and Geise, Inc., in Harrisburg, Pa.
JOHN L. Reedy M'99 is finance supervisor for
United Parcel Service in Harrisburg, Pa.
Platoon leadet 2ND Lt. Steven M. SCHAPPELL
'99 is stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Rayna E. Schell '99 is assistant pension
administtatot for Aris Corporation of America
in State College, Pa.
California resident Lisa M. Wenpjch '99 is a
seniot production assistant I for Stratagene
Inc., a biotech company, in La Jolla.
AMY' E. ZEIDERS '99 is a caseworker for the
Petty County Children and Youth Services in
New Bloomfield, Pa.
JEREMY C. ZETTLEMOYER '99 is an actuarial
assistant fot Guardian Life Insurance Co. in
Tamela I. BlEBER '94 on February 5, 2000.
Michael Howard '00 is a graduate student at
the University of Maryland in College Park.
LORI A. MULL '00 is a laboratory technician at
Johns Hopkins Univetsity in Baltimore.
Erin E. Paxson '00 is a credit assistant at Ttiad
Metals International in Willow Grove, Pa.
Tara A. Ruhl '00 is with thetapeutic staff
support for Northwestern Human Services in
Suzanne M. Snare '00 works for the
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance
Agency (PHEAA) in Harrisburg, Pa.
^LVC WELCOMES NEW TRUSTEES s
The College has witnessed extraordinary growth in the past decade, which has resulted in increased excitement
in the activity and participation of Board members. As such, there are some new names among the Colleges
Board of Trustees. In an effort to familiarize our alumni, faculty and friends with the people who volunteer
their time on behalf of the College, we will occasionally profile newer members of the Board of Trustees. The
spring issue of The Valley will also highlight a small group of new trustees.
William Lehr Jr.
Profession: community volun-
teer; senior vice president and
secretary, Hershey Foods
Education: B.BA, University of
Notre Dame; J.D., Georgetown
University Law Center;
Stanford Executive Program
WHY I DECIDED TO BECOME A
TRUSTEE OF LEBANON VALLEY
College: "LVC is clearly an
institution on the move. I'd like
to help as the College faces the
challenges of the new decade."
Current Leadership Positton(s):
chairman, The Greater
Harrisburg Foundation; chair-
man, Capital Region's Early
Childhood Training Initiative; a
director and vice chairman of
Capital Blue Cross and a mem-
ber of its Executive Committee;
chairman, Americans for the
Arts and a member of its
National Policy Board; a found-
ing director and member of the
Executive Committee of the
Whitaker Center for Science
and the Arts; and many other
organizations, charities and
Current Board Committee
Committee, Strategic Planning
Committee, Benefits Committee
Profession: senior vice
president and chief counsel,
Pennsylvania Higher Education
Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
Education: B.A., La Salle
University; J.D., University of
Pennsylvania School of Law
Why I decided to become a
trustee of Lebanon Valley
College: "I value and am proud
to contribute in some way to
the excellent and affordable lib-
eral arts education provided in a
beautiful setting by Lebanon
Dow-Ford was a recent lecturer
at LVC as part of the Lazin
Series that brings scholars to
campus each fall semester. She
was involved as an observer,
participant or teacher in several
classes including Vietnam War
& American Culture. Diversity
& Understanding, Hotel Law,
Public Choice Economics and
Current Board Committee
Committee, Benefits Committee
James W Scott
Profession: professor of German
and director of general educa-
tion, Lebanon Valley College
Education: B.A., Juniata
College; Ph.D., Princeton
Why I decided to become a
trustee of Lebanon Valley
College: "I wanted to get to
know some of the individuals
whose commitment has done so
much to sustain and advance
the College and to contribute
whatever I can to the same
Current Leadership Position(s):
member of the Middle States
Self-Study Steering Committee.
LVC Colloquium Committee
Current Board Committee
John F. Jurasits Jr. (Jack)
Profession: co-founder and for-
mer vice president, Solution
I'cchnnlngies, Inc. Retired
Education: B.S., University of
Why I decided to become a
trustee of Lebanon Valley
College: "My hope is to
contribute to the impressive
progress Lebanon Valley
College has made in the last
decade to become a leading
Current Leadership PosmoN(s):
member. Camp Hill Library
Steering Committee, Bethesda
Mission Capital Campaign
Executive Committee, Camp
Hill Foundation Board.
Facilities Review Committee of
Camp Hill Borough
Current Board Committee
Gene Kelly '01
Proi i smon: student trustee
Education: B.A. in English
and psychology (May 2001)
Why I decided to become a
TRUSTEE OF LEBANON VALLEY
College: "To be able to take
part in a very important deci-
sion making process and to
help give back to LVC for
what it has given to me."
PosmoMst: president. Wig &
Buckle Drama Society; coor-
dinator. Spring .Arts Festival;
president. Freedom Rings;
head resident assistant
Current Board Committee
Fall 2000 29
DR MARC HARRIS
DR. DAVID LYONS
KRISTIN ZwEMER has been named
assistant professor of physical therapy.
Prior to joining LVC, Zwemer was
senior physical therapist and a
member of the neurological team at
Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital
in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Her experience
includes teaching assignments at the
Central Pennsylvania Business School's
Physical Therapy Assistant Program
and at Wilson College. Zwemer holds
a bachelor's degree in biology from
Indiana University and a master's degree
in phvsicil therapy from Beaver College.
CANDICE Falger M '98 has joined the
Office of Graduate Studies and
Continuing Education as coordinator
of the Master of Science Education
program for the 2000-2001 academic
year. Falger came to the College in
1992, and has worked in Media
Services, the Chemistry Department
and in the MSE Office. For the past
three years, she has served as an
adjunct, teaching MSE and undergrad-
uate science courses. She holds a bache-
lor's degree in biology from Millersville
University and earned her MBA degree
from Lebanon Valley.
MlKE HOUSER has been named assis-
tant coach for men's basketball and
residence hall director. Houser coached
for rwo years at Bethany College, where
he also served as the director of facili-
ties and intramurals. He holds a bache-
lor's degree in environmental science
from Allegheny College and a master's
degree in safety and environmental
management from West Virginia
Dr. David LYONS has been named
assistant professor of mathematical
sciences. He has taught at Wake Forest
University, the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and The
Putney School in Vermont. Lyons holds
a bachelor's degree in mathematics from
Davidson College and a doctorate in
mathematics from the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
DR. JOHN HiNSHAW has joined the
College as assistant professor of history.
His teaching experience includes
appointments at Albright College, the
Center for African-Americans in the
Urban Society and Economy, Bates
College and Carnegie Mellon
University. He holds a bachelor's degree
in history from Macalaster College and
both a master's degree and doctorate
from Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Marc Harris has joined the
Chemistry Department as visiting assis-
tant professor. He formerly taught at
California State University at Chico.
Harris holds a bachelor's degree in
chemistry from the University of
Arizona and a doctorate in chemistry
from the University of Nevada at Reno.
EVE PUHALLA has joined the Education
Department as instructor of special
education. She holds a bachelor's
degree in elementary education from
Ehzabethtown College and a mastet's
degree in special education from the
University of Findlay.
Dr. Ibrook Tower has joined the
Community Music Institute as instruc-
tor of clarinet and saxophone. Tower
is known throughout the area as
an arranger, conductor, composer,
clarinetist and educator. He holds
bachelor's degrees in clarinet and
music education from the Peabody
Conservatory, a master's degree in
clarinet performance from Temple
University and a doctorate in conduct-
ing from the Cincinnati College-
Conservatory of Music. In addition, he
has earned a conducting diploma from
the University of Calgary in Canada.
GREGG Matalas has been named
sports information director. Matalas
was formerly assistant SID at the
LInited States Merchant Marine
Academy. He holds a bachelor's degree
in sports management from the
University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Deborah Wescott '95 has joined the
Advancement Office as assistant direc-
tor of Alumni Programs. Wescott had
served as registrar for the Longwood
Center for the Visual Arts in Farmville,
Virginia. She has served as an adjunct
in the LVC history department, and
holds a master's degree in American
studies from Penn State University.
ANGELA Edris has joined Computer
Services as database specialist. Edris was
formerly employed as a software analyst
for Companion Technologies. She
holds a bachelor's degree in business
administration from Geneva College.
David Shapiro '99 has joined
Information Technology Services as
Windows and Unix system administra-
tor. Shapiro most recently served as
webmasrer for the Middlesex County
Vocational Schools in New Jersey. He
holds a bachelor's degree in English.
MICHAEL Bodan has been named
assistant director of Media Services.
Bodan attended Lebanon Valley for
four years and plans to complete his
degree in music recording technology
in the fall. Prior to joining the College,
he worked for Clair Brothers Audio,
where he toured with a variety of
performers including Elton John,
Tina Turner and Bette Midler.
E. AMY BORDERS '98 has been named
area coordinator/program assistant for
Student Services. Borders, who earned a
bachelor's degree in elementary educa-
tion, previously served as an area coor-
dinator at Delaware Valley College.
Jessica Davis '99 has joined the
College as an admission counselor. She
holds a bachelor's degree in English
and was formerly employed by the
American Red Cross in Harrisburg.
TERRY Buda '00 has been named
admission counselor in a full-time
temporary position which continues
through May 31, 2001. Buda holds a
a bachelor's degree in business with
concentrations in human resource
management and marketing.
JlLL SEIBERT has been named admission
counselor. Seibert is a 2000 graduate
ot the University of Delaware, where
she earned a bachelor's degree in com-
Jonathan Wescott '93 has joined the
College as director of residential life.
He was formerly residence education
coordinator at Longwood College and
served as a residence director at
Lebanon Valley from 1996-98. He
holds a bachelor's degree in history
from Lebanon Valley and a master's
degree in college student personnel
from Shippensburg University.
Jason Kuntz has been named assistant
director of residential lite. Kuntz holds
a bachelor's degree in sport manage-
ment/business administration from
Baldwin-Wallace College and a master's
degree in higher education administra-
tion from the University of South
Carolina. Prior to joining the College,
he served as assistant dean ot students
at Hanover College in Indiana.
Athletic Director Lou SoRRENTINO
'54, who has been a member of the
College's administrative staff since
1971, will be retiring at the end of
December. Sorrentino's long record ot
athletic excellence with Lebanon Valley
began while he was a student, during
which time he earned four varsity let-
ters each in basketball, football and
baseball. In addition to his work as ath-
letic director, his service to the College
includes coaching football, basketball,
baseball and golf.
KATHY TlERNEY, who has served as
associate athletics director since 1995,
will be named director upon
Sorrentino's retirement. Tierney
has coached the College's highly
successful field hockey team since
1983, leading the Dutchmen to the
Commonwealth League Championship
in 1999. In addition, Tierney coached
the women's lacrosse team in 1984, and
was Softball coach for three seasons. She
holds a bachelor's degree in physical
education from the State University of
New York at Brockport and is attending
graduate school at West Chester
SUE SARISKY "92, who has worked for
the Financial Aid staff since 1993, has
been named assistant director of
SfBl SIM ss 1 I AD I R«
Dr. Edward H. Arnold, Lebanon
Valley trustee and chairman, president
and CEO of Arnold Industries, received
the 2000 Business Achievement Award
from the West Shore Chamber of
Commerce and Commerce Bank in
Harrisburg. The award honors business
leaders who have developed or managed
successful enterprises and have "thrust
Central Pennsylvania into economic
#FIELD OF EXCELLENCE®
Keith Evans, facilities services, was
presented with a banner and certificate
by Pioneer Manufacturing for taking
top honors in their annual Fields ot
Excellence contest. Evans was given the
award in recognition ot his pride in and
commitment to care and maintenance
of the soccer field.
Dr. Eric Bain-Selbo, assistant profes-
sor of religion and philosophy, partici-
pated in the National Endowment tor
the Humanities Summet Seminar at the
University of California-Berkley in July.
The topic of the seminar was
"Individual, State and Law in Ancient
Greece, Rome and China."
Dr. Barbara Denison, associate dean
for graduate studies and continuing
education, was selected to participate in
a theological torum on ecumenism
which was sponsored by the
Pennsylvania Council of Churches in
Lititz, Pa., in April.
Dr. Gary Grieve-Carlson, professor
of English, presented a paper entitled
"'To Be a Child of History': Twentieth-
Century American Poetry and the
Redemption of the Past" at the 31st
meeting of the College English
Association in South Carolina in April.
Dr. Barney Raffield, professor of
business administration, presented two
papers, "Cross Cultural Marketing:
Blending Language, Cultural and
Marketing Skills" and "Making
International Corporate Strategic
Alliances Work: The Urgent Need for
Language and Cultural Skills" at the
Thunderbird/ American Graduate
School of International Management
2000 Conference on Languages for
Business and Communications. The
papers are slated for publication in the
Journal of Language for Business.
Marie Bongiovanni, associate
professor and chair ot the English
Department, presented a paper "The
Nature of Memory, Loss and Renewal
in the Works of Marilvnne Robinson"
at the American Women Nature
Writers Conference at Castelton State
College in Vermont in June.
Drs. Mary Lemons, assistant professor
of music, and Mark Mecham, chair
and professor ot music, presented "The
A Cappella Rehearsal: An Avenue to
Musical Independence" at the Summer
Conference of the Pennsylvania
Chaptet ot the American Choral
Directors Association at Penn State in
August. Mecham and Dr. Robert
HEARSON, professor ot music, made the
same presentation at the Allerton
Retreat tor Choral Music Education.
Dr. John Heffner, professor of
philosophy, presented "Abraham, Isaac
and Soren: Less Fear. More Trembling"
at the Spring 2000 Philosophy Series at
LaSalle University in April.
E. AMY BORDERS
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JEFF Snyder, assistant director of music
recording technology, attended a spring
conference on "The Future of the Music
Industry" hosted by California State
University. He acted as a moderator for a
panel discussion on music technology and
Jean-Paul Benowitz, adjunct instructor of
history and American studies, presented a
paper on the cultural transformation
of the White House (1960-1969) at a con-
ference on the 1960s at the 30th Annual
Popular Culture Association and 22nd
American Culture Association Annual
Conference in New Orleans in April.
Benowitz also presented a paper,
"Citizenship and Conscience: The
Separation or Church and State with Regard
to Military Conscription and Conscientious
Objection in United States History, 1776-
1976" at the 69th Anglo-American
Conference of Historians on War and Peace
at the University of London's Institute of
Histotical Research in July.
Dr. Bryan Hearsey, professor of
mathematical sciences, led a workshop
session on the paper, "A Partnership
Between the Academic Community and the
Actuarial Profession" at the spring meeting
of the Society of Actuaries in Las Vegas.
DR. SUSAN VERHOEK, professor of biology,
attended the June meeting of the Society for
Economic Botany at the University of South
Carolina at Columbia and judged the best
student-presented papers at the meeting.
# WRITERS «
Dr. Eric BAIN-SELBO, assistant professor of
religion and philosophy, published a paper
entitled "Freedom and Commitment:
Religious Colleges and Univetsities in a
Multicultural Society" in the electronic
Journal of Religion and Society.
Dr. Salvatore Cullari, professor of
psychology, was the guest editor for the
May 2000 issue of the Pennsylvania
Psychologist and wrote the lead article,
"We Have Come A Long Way, But We Still
Have a Long Way To Go."
Dr. Eugene Brown, professor of political
science, served as a paid consultant to St.
Martin's Press on a book manuscript on
Japanese foreign policy.
Dr. Carl WlGAL, chair and associate
professor of chemistry, published a paper in
The Journal of Organic Chemistry entitled,
"Synthetic Utility and Mechanistic
Implications of the Fries Rearrangement
of Hydroquinone Diesters in Boron
Triflouride Complexes." The work was co-
authored by students JESSICA BOYER '00,
Jodie Krum '00, Michael Myers '01 and
Aleem Fazal '00.
Dr. Gary Grieve-Carlson, professor of
English, reviewed David Laskin's Partisans:
Marriage, Politics, and Betrayal Among the
New York Intellectuals: Parrick Hogan's
Philosophical Approaches to the Study of
Literature; and Carl Rollyson and Lisa
Paddock's Susan Sontag: The Making
of An Icon for Choice.
# STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS #
Otis Richardson '02, received a National
Security Education Program (NSEP) under-
graduate scholatship, which will allow him
to spend the 2000-2001 academic year in
the Japan Studies Program at Tokyo
International University. The NSEP is
designed to give American undergraduates
experience in areas of the world critical to
the future security of the U.S.
BROOKE YOUNG '01 was honored in May at
a black-tie dinner by the Pennsylvania Travel
Council as Student of the Year.
DESIREE NEMEC '01 testified before the
Commission on Higher Education in
Harrisburg in June. She was one of six
students representing Pennsylvania colleges.
During her testimony, Nemec answered
questions about the quality of her LVC
education in telation to cost, access to
technology on campus and financial aid.
The following students and faculty members
attended the 220th National Meeting of
the American Chemical Society held in
Washington, D.C. in August: Seniot
chemistry major Michael MYERS presented
a paper, "Regioselective Alkylations of
Bromoquinones" and junior chemistry
major RYAN BUZDYGON presented a paper
entitled "Implications of the Fries
Rearrangement of Hydroquinone Diesters
in Boron Triflouride Complexes." These
students are part of Dr. Carl Wigal's
research group funded by the National
Science Foundation and the Petroleum
Senior biochemistry major DEREK FlSHER
presented a paper, "Using Molecular
Modeling to Elucidate Steric Aspects of the
Binding of Quinones to Rat-liver Quinone
Reductase." He is a member of Dr. Owen
Moe's research group funded by the Dteyfus
Foundation and the National Institute of
Health. Also attending the meeting wete
Steve Polansky '02, Karen Hendricks
'02, Chris Siegler '01, Danielle
McMaster '02, Craig Menges '01, Ellen
Shughart '02 and Rob TOMKO '02. They
were accompanied by Drs. Moe, Wigal and
©ELECTED TO SERVE©
Dr. Stephen MacDonald, vice president
for academic affairs and dean of the faculty,
was elected to serve a three-year term as a
member of the Management and Leadership
in Education Advisory Board. He was one
of 88 academic administrators selected to
take part in the MLE's Institute at Harvard
University in June.
Dr. Salvatore Cullari, professor of
psychology, has been selected as a member
of the Board of Directors of the
Pennsylvania Psychological Foundation.
He was also elected chair of the Public
Interest Board of the Pennsylvania
Dr. Johannes Dietrich, assistant profes-
sor of music, was elected to a two-year term
as president of the Pennsylvania/Delawate
Srring Teachers Association.
TOM Hanrahan, director of college
relations, has joined the Operations
Committee for the CASE District II
Conference, which will be held in
Pittsburgh in February 2001.
CLASS NEWS fir NOTES
Dr. Christopher Brazfield,
assiscant professor of mathematical
sciences, has been selected to participate
in the New Experiences in Teaching
project of the Mathematical Association
of America. The program provides for
attendance at special sessions of two
summer and one winter meeting of the
MAA, participation in an electronic
network for the discussion of teaching
ot mathematics and the opportunity to
develop a network of teaching colleagues.
ROB PaL'STIAN, library director, served on
the Library Administration and Management
Association President's Program Committee
and was appointed chair of the Association
ot College and Research Libraries Bylaws
Committee at the American Association
Annual Conference in Chicago in Julv.
Richard Bell, 80, '41, associate professor
of chemistrv emeritus, died July 27. Bell
served in the Colleges chemistrv department
from 1 966-8". His career also included
teaching assignments at Central Dauphin
High School and the former Lower Paxton
High School. In addition. Bell was an Army
veteran of World \X'ar II.
"He was very effective in interacting with
students in first-year chemistry," recalled
Dr. H. Anthony Neidig '43, professor
emeritus of chemistry and former chair of the
department. "He was able to excite
students, to stimulate students, to encourage
students and to teach them chemistrv.'*
BY CORY W. THORNTON '99
RIGHT: Rose and Lou Sorrentino '54 at the marketplace in Salzburg,
Austria. The couple were there in June as pan of an alumni trip to
see Oberammergau and the passion play.
In 1954, Lebanon Valley College graduated a senior.
Not a dramatic occurrence in and of itself, but 17
years later when that graduate returned to begin his
career in collegiate athletics, it was the beginning of
In 1971, current LVC athletic director Lou Sorrentino
returned to his alma mater to take on the role of football head
coach. He then put on the hats for the men's basketball and
baseball head coach positions, guiding all three sports for three
years. He eventually took the entire athletic department under
his wing when he was appointed athletic director by his former
men's basketball coach, dean of students and vice president
emeritus. Dr. George "Rinso" Marquette.
"I had been coaching high school for 15 years," said
Sorrentino, "having some success when Coach Fred Sample
called me about coming back. I actually got the opportunity
twice. The first time I couldn't afford to come back. The second
time I still couldn't afford to come back but I did anyway."
Many are glad that he chose to do so. "Lou is a tremendous
person who has been so giving of his time and energy to the
entire LVC community," stated LVC field hockey head coach and
associate athletic director KathyTierney. "Lou hired me in 1983
and always gave me the freedom and gentle mentoring to grow
professionally. I could always trust his instincts about issues fac-
ing me as a coach and administrator. For me, Lou will always
personify the friendliness and caring of LVC."
Now, 45 years after he took up coaching, 30 after returning
to LVC, 20 after becoming the LVC athletic director and a semes-
ter away from a retirement slated to come at the end of 2000,
what do all the numbers add up to for this Dutchmen great?
"I enjoyed coaching," said Sorrentino. "When football
came back after being behind 20-0 to beat Muhlenberg 21-20
and when we didn't have outstanding teams. I enjoyed being
athletic director when men's basketball won the National
Championship in 1993-94 and I enjoyed knowing that the
players were giving their best."
"Lou Sorrentino is truly special," said current Bucknell
University head men's basketball coach, and former Dutchmen
head coach, Pat Flannery. "Lou is a gifted teacher with tremen-
dous feel for people, great knowledge of many sports and a
totally genuine person. To go to a school as a young coach and
meet, learn and serve under Coach Lou was outstanding."
Cory W. Thornton '99 is a freelance writer and an assistant sports information director at Gettysburg College.
He was a four-year letter winner in men's soccer while at LVC.
Fall 2000 33
^VALLEY NEWS BRIEFS
■*iTOP 10 SCHOOL
For the fourth consecutive year, Lebanon
Valley College is ranked among the top
10 regional liberal arts colleges in the
North in U.S.News & World Report's
13th annual "America's Best Colleges"
issue and guidebook.
Lebanon Valley is number nine on
the list and is also named number seven on
the list of "best value" colleges — a ranking
that relates the cost of attending a college or
university to its quality.
"I continue to be enormously proud of
the quality of the Lebanon Valley College
educational community," stated President
Dr. G. David Pollick. "To be recognized
year after year among the top 10 institutions
of our kind in the North has become a well-
established and well-deserved recognition."
U.S.Neivs bases its rankings on academic
reputation, graduation and retention
rates, faculty resources, student selectivity,
financial tesources and alumni giving.
The College's enrollment numbers continue
to climb as the 2000-2001 academic year-
opened with some 1,430 full-time students.
The new school yeat officially began on
Saturday, August 26, with an opening con-
vocation in Miller Chapel.
Some 394 freshmen and 41 transfers
joined the student body. Eighry-eight
percent of last year's freshmen returned
to campus this year, marking the second
highest retention rate the College has seen
in the past decade.
"The College is continuing its upwatd
enrollment trend with a terrific new class
and outstanding retention," stated William
Brown '79, dean of admission and financial
aid. "This year's record enrollment of over
1,400 keeps LVC ahead of its pace to enroll
1,600 full-time students by 2005."
According to Brown, 169 of the new
fteshmen were in the top 10 percent of their
high school class and received a Vickroy
Scholarship, which pays half of the College's
$17,870 tuition. Another 91 students were
in the next decile of their high school class
and received Leadership Scholarships, which
pay one-third of the cost of tuition. Fifty-
four students were in the third decile and
earned Achievement Scholarships, which
pay one-fourth tuition. In addition, six indi-
viduals were awarded Academic Recognition,
which provides half-tuition scholarships
to transfer students from area community
colleges who were members of the honor
society, Phi Theta Kappa.
The entering freshmen come from 14
states (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois,
Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan,
New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and
West Virginia) and seven foreign countries
(West Indies, Malaysia, India, Japan, Kenya,
Bermuda and Canada).
The College is also expecting some 480
part-time students, with some 220 in the
Master of Business Administration program
and some 95 in the Master of Science
Education program. In addition, some 43
students have enrolled in the five-year mas-
ter's degree program in physical therapy.
■spMAJOR GIFTS UPDATE
Lebanon Valley recently received the
following major gifts:
* The College has teceived a grant for
$500,000 from the Independence
Foundation to establish the Eugene C.
Fish Professorship in Business.
" The College has received $100,000 to
establish the William Randolph Hearst
Endowed Scholarship Fund for economi-
cally disadvantaged students. Preference
will be given to graduates of the Lebanon
Valley Education Partnership, a joint pro-
gram between Lebanon Valley and the
Lebanon School District.
* The Presser Foundation has awarded a
$20,000 grant to support technology ren-
ovations to the Blair Music Center.
* The General Medical Sciences Institute of
the National Institutes for Health has
awarded the College a $133,000 grant to
support a project entitled, "Mapping
Nucleotide Sites of E. Coli GMP
The goal of the NIH project is to eluci-
date amino acids that are important in the
catalytic function of the enzyme, GMP
synthetase. If successful, the project will
provide fundamental information about
the enzyme's catalytic sites that can assist
in the design of pharmaceutical agents for
chemotherapy and for anti-rejection thera-
pies following transplant surgery.
The experimental work will be carried
out in the laboratories of the Garber
Science Center, with some samples sent to
the Macromolecular Core Facility of the
Hershey Medical Center for analysis. The
grant supports three consecutive summer
research sessions (during the summers of
2000, 2001 and 2002).
Lebanon Valley College personnel
involved in the project are Dr. Owen Moe,
professor of chemistry; Dr. Walter Patton,
research assistant professor and Dreyfus
Fellow; and a number of undergraduate
students and local high school students.
Physics in Action
Dr. Michael Day (front row, Jar left) poses with LVC
physics students and Lebanon School District stu-
dents who participated in an annual "Physics in
Action" program. The photograph, taken by
Thomas G. Hollingsworth '96 while the group was
at the Pennsylvania Army/National Guard installa-
tion in Fort Indiantown Gap, recently appeared as
part of a cover story on the program that was pub-
lished in the November 2000 issue of The Physics
Teacher, a national publication produced by the
American Association of Physics Teachers. •
In August, Lebanon Valley provided the
venue for the Governor's Institute fot
Educator Partnerships on Reading.
Principals and teachers representing 23
school districts in central and eastern
Pennsvlvania spent the week on campus
identifying ways to implement effective
reading programs at the kindergarten
through third-grade level in their schools.
^LOOKING FOR LOVE
The College's 2000-2001 colloquium will
focus around the theme, "Looking for
The series was kicked off with a
ptesentation on sex and relationships bv
Sari Locker, the "Dr. Ruth of the
The semestet's events will feature a
concert, "Impassioned Dvorak" by the
Cyptess String Quartet; panel discussions
on adoption and marriage; and a film
series with offerings including Love Story,
La Boheme and Babette's Feast. In addition,
filmmaker Ed Burlev will show his docu-
mentary The Politics of Love in Black and
White and discuss interracial romance on
America's campuses. •
Lebanon Valley College recently published
its Honor Roll ot Donors, which recognizes
those who made contributions during the
1 999-2000 year. In it, the names of the
following donors inadvertently were omitted
from the appropriate recognition levels:
Gary H. Sipe '58 is a member ot the
Five Founders Circle, and Steven J. and
W'endie DiM.nteo HoKinger are members
of the President's Citcle. •
•^ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME
Five LVC alumni were inducted into the
Lebanon Valley College Athletic Hall of Fame
this past Homecoming Weekend. It was the
25th anniversary of the Hall of Fame.
Dale L. Shellenberger '56 — participated
in tour sports while attending Lebanon Valley
College. Shellenbetger earned seven varsity
lettets including four in football, two in base-
ball and one in basketball. He also competed
one year with the track team.
Larry J. Painter '6" — competed in both
football and track & field earning four varsity
letters; three of those in track & field. In
1967> Painter was named LVC "Mr. Athlete.
Walter S. Frankowski Jr. 73 — earned
four varsity letters during his athletic career at
Lebanon Valley College. Frankowski lettered
one year in track & field and three years in
football where he was named team captain
during his senior season
ROQL'E J. Calvo '80 — lenered all four years
as a member of the men's basketball team.
Calvo played tor the varsity squad during his
tour years at the Valley.
Penny D. Hamilton '87 — garnered eight
varsity letters with tour each in women's bas-
ketball and Softball. Hamilton latet teturned
to her alma matet where she was an assistant
women's basketball coach from 198 — -1990. •
Fall 2000 35
the Suzanne H. Arnold
Lebanon Valley College
Banjo made by William Esperance
Boucher, Jr., c. late 1840s or 1850s;
James E Bollman Collection, cour-
tesy of the Music Emporium,
Mary Cassatt, Barefooted Child, detail,
c. 1896-1898, drypoint and etching,
9 Vl x 12 7/i6 ins.; The Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Mary Cassatt, Margot Holding a
Bonnet (No. 1), c. 1902 , drypoint,
9 9/i6x 6 Vz ins.; Reading Public
Strummin-'on the Banjo in
January 11-February 18, 2001
Opening reception and live performance:
Friday, January 19, 5- 7:30 p.m.
Mary Cassatt, Printmaker
March 8-April 14, 2001
Friday, March 16, 5-7:30 p.m.
Spring Arts Festival:
30th Annual Juried Art Exhibition
April 27-May 12, 2001
Call 717-867-6397 to be included on
the juried arts mailing list.
The gallery is open Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays
from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and by appointment. If your church/synagogue, civic or school group
would like a guided tour of an exhibition, please call 717-867-6397.
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