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Spring 1985 

Dr. S. 0. Grimm Remembered 
Hot Dog Frank Honored 
LVC's Cinderella Team Revisited 
New Programs Unveiled 



Lebanon Valley College Magazine 
Spring 1985 

Table of Contents 

by Edna Carmean 


by Mary Klaus 

by Mike Drago 




The Valley is published quarterly by Lebanon Valley College. Sec- 
ond-class postage paid at Annville, PA. 

Director of Communications Mary B. Williams 

Editor Dawn C. Humphrey 

Alumni Editor Robert L. Unger 

Sports Editor and Staff Photographer . . Charles Frostick 

Staff Writer Kathleen L. Thach 

Creative Director Michael R. Casey 

Please send address changes and inquiries to Dawn C Humphrey. 
Editor: The Valley. Lebanon Valley College. Annville, PA 17003- 
050 L Telephone: 717-867-441 1, ext, 226. 

©copyright 1985 Lebanon Valley College 

From the Editor 

U'hen it came time to assemble this issue of The Valley. 
we laid all the stories out on the table and we discovered 
that we had, without premeditation, created a theme is- 
sue. The theme is tradition— tradition that binds us to our 
past and gives us confidence to face our future. 

A special award to Hot Dog Frank in February sparked 
new interest in the extraordinary story of a Greek im- 
migrant who adopted a college. Among Hot Dog's friends 
at the award ceremony were members of the most fa- 
mous Dutchmen basketball team of all— the Cinderella 
team of 1952-1953. We have included a story on that 
team in this issue. 

And while the passing of Dr. Samuel O. Grimm, a mem- 
ber of the college community for over seventy years, 
drove home to us the fragile nature of our links with the 
past, our faith in a bright future was renewed by the an- 
nual Founders Day program and the announcement of 
several bold new academic programs. 

So, in this issue we celebrate our past and we honor 
those among us who show that same spirit of selfless 
sharing that has traditionally set LVC apart— as a tough 
little school where people care about each other and 
about their college. 

On Our Cover 

Shown on the cover of this issue is Dr. Samuel O. "Soggy" 
Grimm, a devoted member of the campus community 
for over seventy years. 

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Samuel Oliver Grimm 

Born September 3, 1889/Died November 18, 1984 

by Edna Carmean 

The mourners gathered in the Annville 
United Methodist Church on Wednes- 
day, November 21, the day before 
Thanksgiving. And they all knew that a 
generation had ended. 

For 75 years he was a familiar figure 
on the Lebanon Valley campus— the 
stocky little man who looked over his 
glasses with an impish grin— the man 
who had worn more official hats than 
anyone else in the College history— the 
man known affectionately as "Soggy" 

Samuel Oliver Grimm was a product 
of the Pennsylvania Dutch country, 
made of the stuff which formed the 
backbone of the College when it was 
founded and which kept it alive when 
its future seemed most hopeless. He 
was born on a farm near Red Lion, 
Pennsylvania. An only child, he grew up 
with his grandparents and spoke noth- 
ing but Pennsylvania German when he 
entered country school at the age of 
five. When he was nine, his family 
moved to town and he graduated from 
the Red Lion High School in 1 904, at the 
age of fifteen. 

After high school, young Sam got a 
job right away, making cigars. "Practi- 
cally every house in Red Lion in those 
days was a cigar factory," he said. But 
he didn't want to go into the cigar busi- 
ness. He wanted to become a teacher. 
He took the county teachers' exami- 
nation when he was sixteen, and passed 
it. The county superintendent advised 
him to go to normal school and get a 
sound teaching foundation, so he en- 
rolled in the Millersville State Normal 
School in 1905. 

It was a fateful decision. In 1906, he 
met the girl he knew he wanted to marry 
when Maude Shirey came from her 
home in New Park, just a half-mile north 
of the Mason-Dixon line, and enrolled 
at Millersville, Their courtship thrived in 
spite of the heavily-chaperoned cam- 
pus environment. After graduation, they 

both got teaching jobs, Maude in her 
home town of New Park. Sam in his 
home town of Red Lion. 

But Sam was not satisfied with teach- 
ing seventh and eighth grade children 
for $40.00 a month. He yearned for 
more education. When Professor H. H. 
Shenk offered him a scholarship to Le- 
banon Valley College up in Annville, he 
decided to accept it. He came to the 
College in 1909 and stayed for the rest 
of his life. 

Because of his two years at Millers- 
ville, Grimm was enrolled as a sopho- 
more at Lebanon Valley, where he 
signed up for the chemical-biological 
course and majored in biology. He lived 
in the men's dormitory and became an 
active campus citizen. He joined Phi- 
lokosmian Literary Society. He became 
editor of the College News and of the 

1 9 1 2 yearbook. The Bizarre. And he was 
at least an interested spectator to the 
goings-on of the Death League, a no- 
torious hooded crew which existed for 
the sole purpose of hazing hapless 
freshmen. It was a time of horseplay and 
practical jokes, sometimes crude and al- 
ways cruel to the person who was the 
butt: a time when it was not unthinkable 
to douse the college president with a 
bucket of ice water: a time when a 
dozen outhouses could be stolen from 
neighboring back yards and strung in a 
line across the campus: a time when a 
cow could be dragged up to the third 
floor and penned overnight in a class- 
room. Greased door knobs and plugged 
keyholes ranked as minor annoyances. 
Sam Grimm was no longer a resident 
of the men's dorm in his senior year. At 
noon on lune 27, 191 1, he and Maude 

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Dr Grimm during his tenure as registrar, with assistant Gladys Pencil '21 Circa 1922, 

Shirey were married at her home in New 
Park, she in white satin and lace, he in 
black, suit and bow tie. After a short 
honeymoon, the young couple came 
back to Annville and took a room on 
Church Street. Maude studied china 
painting and decorated a complete set 
of china, which became a family trea- 
sure. Sam was a laboratory assistant in 
biology that year, and he graduated in 
the spring of 1912 with a bachelor of 
arts degree, 

Grimm got a job that summer with the 
State Department of Forests and 
Waters. "They still thought they could 
stop the chestnut blight," he said. While 
he tramped through mile after mile of 
forested mountains in search of blighted 
trees, he received two offers for fall. He 
had just been appointed principal of a 
private academy in Denmark, Iowa, 
when he got a proposition from Leba- 
non Valley, The College would pay $800 
a year plus room and board for him and 
his wife if he would become principal of 
the Lebanon Valley Academy, He de- 
cided to accept the offer from his Alma 

The young Grimms were given two 
front rooms and a bath on the second 
floor of South Hall, the Academy build- 
ing. (This, the original College building, 
was razed in 1975,) The other rooms on 
the second and third floors were oc- 
cupied by young male boarding 

Being principal of the Academy was 
a full-time job for Sam Grimm. There 
were 65 to 70 students, and the curric- 
ulum covered all the subjects usually 
taught in high school— English, Latin. 
German, mathematics through solid ge- 
ometry, science, etc. Grimm had a part- 
time faculty consisting of three or four 
of the college seniors. What they didn't 
teach, he did. 

At three o'clock in the morning of 
March 29. 1913, Henry Grimm was born 
in the second floor bedroom of South 
Hall. Maude was in labor for twelve 
hours, but not one of the sleeping boys 
in the building knew what was going on. 
The next morning, a line of delighted 
teen-agers filed in to visit the new baby. 
The students soon grew accustomed to 
seeing his carriage on campus and his 
high chair in the dining room. When he 
was two, his parents left the rooms in 
South Hall. They moved to a house on 
Maple Street, where three more sons 
were born; Robert, in 1918: Samuel, |r., 
in 1920: and Richard, in 1926, In 1930, 
the Grimms bought the Main Street 
home in which they spent the rest of 
their lives. 

In 1913, Grimm was asked to take over 
the teaching of physics at the college 
level. Up to that time, only one course 
in physics had been offered, taught by 
professors who had not studied the 
subject themselves. Grimm had taken a 
physics course at Millersville a few years 

before, and he accepted the challenge. 
He spent the next three summers at Co- 
lumbia University, studying with the em- 
inent physicists Robert A. Milliken and 
E, H, Armstrong. This program was in- 
terrupted by World War 1, but later on 
he studied for a summer at the Univer- 
sity of Pennsylvania. 

In 1 9 1 5 , a need for education courses 
arose. Since Grimm was a teachers' col- 
lege graduate, he was tapped again and 
became professor of both physics and 
education. He had set a pattern for his 
life. He served where he was needed. 
He accepted responsibility. In 1920, he 
was appointed registrar of the College, 
Physics had grown from one course to 
a real department by then, and he con- 
tinued a heavy teaching schedule in ad- 
dition to this new job. 

According to college catalogs, no one 
has matched Grimm in the versatility of 
his course offerings. Over the years, he 
taught twenty-six different courses in 
physics, ten in mathematics, nine in ed- 
ucation, four in history, and two in psy- 
chology, in addition to instructing in ge- 
ography, astronomy, surveying, and 
mechanical drawing. He was also, at dif- 
ferent times, treasurer of the College, 
business manager, superintendent of 
buildings and grounds, and secretary 
and treasurer of the Board of Trustees, 
After World War II broke out in Europe, 
a Civilian Pilot Training Program was es- • 
tablished at LVC, with "Soggy " Grimm 

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in charge. Between 1939 and 1941. 
thirty-three students, including three 
girls, were put through this training, 
which shaped some of their subsequent 

Samuel Oliver Grimm was truly a man 
for all seasons— biologist, physicist, 
mathematician, academic and adminis- 
trative handyman, and responsible cit- 
izen. For these reasons, he was awarded 
the honorary Doctor of Science degree 
by Lebanon Valley College at the Com- 
mencement of 1942. 

Both Sam and Maude Grimm were 
deeply involved in church and com- 
munity life. But to them their best 
achievement was the production of four 
sons who all graduated from Lebanon 
Valley College as physics majors. These 
sons have now presented the Grimms 
with ten grandchildren and fourteen 

In 1949. a separate office of admis- 
sions was established and Grimm gave 
up the office of registrar. In 1957. he 
gave up the chairmanship of the physics 
department, but he continued to teach 
and work in his lab. 

When Maude died in 1981. Sam lost 
his companion of 70 years. He was 
lonely, but determined to stay indepen- 
dent. He continued to live by himself in 
his house just a stones throw from the 
campus. Almost every day he could be 
found in his lab, where he was titled a 
"technical assistant." When the physics 

department moved to the new science 
building in 1983, Grimm supervised the 
relocation of his lathe and other lab 
equipment. He had an office in the new 
building, with his name on the door, but 
he seldom visited it. He was slowing 

Grimm continued to be included in 
campus activities. On his 95th birthday. 
September 3, 1984, there was a sur- 
prise party at his house, when a group 
of LVC administrators, including the 
President and the Dean of the Faculty, 
brought in ice cream and cake to cel- 
ebrate. He was delighted, but apolo- 
gized that he hadn't had time to fold his 

Many of his friends saw him for the 
last time on October 14. when he at- 
tended the inauguration of President 
Peterson. After the ceremony they saw 
him slip into the line of robed faculty 
and make the familiar march to the mu- 
sic of the Recessional. Only a few days 
after that. Henry got a telephone call 
from his father. Fiercely independent to 
the last. Dr. Grimm had decided he 
needed to go to the hospital and had 
made his own arrangements. He told 
Henry he had already called the am- 
bulance and expected it momentarily. 
Then he left his Main Street house for 
the last time. He died four weeks later. 

Sam and Maude Grimm paused at a 
fork in the road in 1912. "1 often won- 
der," Mrs. Grimm once said, "how life 

would have been if we had taken the 
job in Iowa. Would it have mattered 

To the thousands of people their lives 
touched in those intervening years— 
from the presidencies of Lawrence Keis- 
ter to Arthur Peterson— it would have 

Edna Carmean is herself something 
of an LVC treasure. She has at var- 
ious times served as secretary to the 
director of the Conservatory, secre- 
tary to the director of admissions, 
and assistant in the public relations 
office. Her literary credits include a 
book. The Blue Eyed Six, which deals 
with a local murder case from the 
late 1800s, and Sandusky Brown, a 
chamber opera she co-wrote with 
faculty composer Thomas Lanese. 
She also edited and researched Le- 
banon County, Pennsylvania: A His- 
tory and assisted Dr. Paul Wallace in 
writing the College's Centennial His- 
tory. In the 1930s she and her hus- 
band, Professor D. Clark Carmean, 
volunteered to move into the men's 
dormitory, Kreider Hall, described 
by some as "a living museum of 
hoodlumism. " Within five years, 
their quiet example had trans- 
formed the boys' attitude and as- 
sured the Carmeans an honored 
place in LVC history. 

Dr Grimm (left) witli members of the Civilian Pilot Training Program during World War 


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Music of the clarinet choir drifted over the Miller Chapel 
on February 1 9 as Lebanon Valley College presented Walter 
F. Raab, chairman of the board and chief executive officer 
of AMP, Inc., with the sixth annual Founders Day Award. 

The award is given annually to "a person in the region 
who, like the founders of the College, has exhibited unsel- 
hsh and unusual community service in founding avenues 
leading to the future." 

The theme of community service was echoed by guest 
speaker lerald F terHorst who spoke on corporate respon- 
sibility to the community. 

Now director of public affairs for Ford Motor Company, 
terHorst served as press secretary to President Gerald Ford 
thirty days, before resigning in protest of the Nixon pardon. 

In his Founders Day address, he said corporations may 
be legal entities with no souls, but "they are still operated 
by people with flesh and blood and hearts. Along with the 
men in the gray flannel suits in our executive suites are a 
lot of pretty colorful persons, even some rugged individ- 
ualists, who react to the social needs of their communities 
and the country in warm human ways." Walter F Raab, he 
said, is one such responsible corporate leader. 

Raab, who joined AMP in 1953, served the corporation 
as treasurer, vice president, director, chief financial officer, 
and vice chairman of the board before accepting his present 
position in 1982. In presenting the Founders Day award, 
Lebanon Valley College President Dr Arthur L. Peterson 
cited his "commendatory citizenship, liberality in spirit and 
giving, ethical conduct, and compassion for the welfare of 

Peterson said Raab and AMP have made "tremendous 
contributions to all the colleges in the area." 

AMP'S corporate gifts and gifts through the Whitaker 
Foundation have brought tangible benefits to Lebanon Val- 
ley College's programs and facilities. For example, the Col- 
lege recently purchased scanning and electron microscopes 

eraid F. terHorst 

through a $136,000 grant from the Whitaker Foundation. 

TerHorst said such community service is vital, if busi- 
nesses are to survive. 

In his address, terHorst applauded AMP'S spirit of com- 
munity service and said that businesses must care about 
people, if businesses are to survive. 

"Sixty years ago," said terHorst, 'a president of the United 
States stood up in public— in fact before the American So- 
ciety of Newspaper Editors— and proudly proclaimed that 

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Walter F Raab 

The business of America is business.' But that was in the 
Roaring Twenties, before the Wall Street crash, before the 
banks closed, before the Great Depression, before World 
War 11— before men and women everywhere came to un- 
derstand that the business of America is not business. Dare 
I say it? The business of America is people." 

TerHorst went on to explain that "for any business, the 
bottom line is people. Our governmental and private sec- 
tor institutions— including corporations and companies large 

and small— constitute a network for helping and caring . . . 
without that network, our society is in deep trouble." 

"A corporation's best interests are best served by helping 
to maintain a sound social, economic and political environ- 
ment in all of our communities," said terHorst. 

He explained his position by asking the audience to keep 
in mind five points. 

First, he said, priorities must be made. 

"Putting first things first," said terHorst, "a company has a 
responsibility to give communities a quality product or ser- 
vice for their money,"" 

Second. terHorst continued, corporations must show so- 
cial responsibility by donating money to their communities. 

Third, said terHorst, corporations must strive to provide 
equal treatment to people, regardless of their race, color, 
religion, creed or gender. 

Fourth, corporations must make tangible contributions, 
other than financial, to communities. 

"We need executives serving on governors" commissions, 
on mayors" task forces and in urban coalitions to help solve 
fiscal problems, racial difficulties, to reduce crime and to 
satisfy the needs of the various school districts in the area."" 

Last, terHorst said, corporations must become public 

"Im talking about coming up with the money, the time 
and the effort to see that bond issues are passed to improve 
education, to clean up water supplies and the air we 
breathe," said terHorst. "Sometimes, yes, even sometimes 
to raise taxes for the vital public purposes. You may be 
surprised to hear that, around the country, business people 
are increasingly talking this way and becoming active in 
these kinds of community caring projects. The test of a com- 
munity is not whether it offers a good life for those who 
have much. It is whether it provides help and hope for those 
who have little. That is a caring community. And anyone 
who enters that community walks on hallowed ground."" 

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by Mary Klaus 




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Reprinted with permission from the February 17, 1985 issue 
of The Patriot. Harrisburg, PA 

ANNVILLE— For four and a half decades, Frani< Aftosmes 
cheerfully served hot dogs and advice to Lebanon Valley 
College students and town residents. 

Last night, they lovingly served hot dogs and tributes to 

Aftosmes. known to young and old as "Hot Dog Frank," 
was proprietor of Frank's Hot Dog Stand at 7 East Main 
Street from 1928-73. He also was father to generations of 
Lebanon Valley College students, fan to generations of 
Flying Dutchmen athletes and a friend to everyone he met. 

"Hot Dog Frank was a legend in his own time," Lebanon 
County ludge lohn Walter told 1 , 100 fans at "Hot Dog Frank 
Night" ceremonies during the Lebanon Valley College-Al- 
bright College basketball game halftime. "He was the epit- 
ome of helping other people without fanfare. He was con- 
fidant, father confessor, counselor and friend." 

Hot Dog Frank came here from Greece in 1928. He de- 
cided to start a hot dog business because, he reasoned, 
"everyone could afford a dime hot dog and a nickel coffee 
or soft drink." 

Soon he became famous for his hot dogs with mustard, 
onions and a special Greek sauce. Hot Dog Frank's eatery 
became a hangout for Lebanon Valley College students. Af- 
tosmes, who scurried around in the restaurant in a long 
white apron, became a familiar town character, 

"I stayed open as long as I had a customer, " Aftosmes, 
83 , said last night. ' 'People came from all across the country. 

I never got tired of hot dogs. That's my favorite food." 

Aftosmes was an avid sports fan, a fixture at Lebanon 
Valley College games where he cheered for "his" Flying 
Dutchmen. After games, students would pack into the 40- 
seat restaurant, rehashing the victory or defeat. If the team 
defeated arch rival Albright College, Aftosmes bought his 
team steak. 

Hot Dog Frank admits to "whooping and hollering " dur- 
ing Lebanon Valley College games. "One game we were 
behind by three points," he recalled. "And the stands were 
quiet. 1 got up, turned to the crowd and said. Come on, 
darn it, yell!' They did and we won the game by three 

Last night, Aftosmes again cheered for his Flying Dutch- 
men. "Come on kid, get it in," he shouted as Bert Kreigh 
scored a goal. "When another player fumbled the ball, he 
said "you didn't mean to do it." And he cheered loudly 
when Lebanon Valley defeated Albright, 78-72. 

Marty Gluntz of Hershey, a 1953 Lebanon Valley gradu- 
ate, recalled that "Hot Dog was one of our biggest fans. 
Most of the athletes were close to Hot Dog and we used 
to gather there. The kids loved him more than anyone out- 
side of their families. He was part of our family here." 

Lebanon Valley College Athletic Director Louis Sorrentino 
said, ""Hot Dog treated all students well. He was a friend 
and father, a tradition." 

Howard Landa of Trevose, a 1955 graduate and now a 
basketball coach, said that Hot Dog Frank provided the team 
with "an extra incentive. He had to put out a lot of steaks, 
because we won a lot of games." 

Hot Y^r>^ Franl< with new admirers. 

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Lois Adams of York reminisced that when she was a stu- 
dent in 1946, "I snuck to Hot Dog Frank's after hours for 
hot dogs and Coke. We weren't supposed to leave our dorm 
after 10:00 p.m. " 

Hot Dog Frank was quick to lend the students money when 
they needed it— but just as quick to recall a loan. 

Once, Aftosmes loaned a senior $45.00 and the student 
wasn't planning to repay the loan. On graduation day, the 
student received what he thought was a diploma— only to 
find a note from college officials telling him "if you want 
your diploma, pay Hot Dog Frank." Only after he repaid 
the loan did he receive his diploma. 

Another time, four coeds stranded in Atlantic City, New 
Jersey, and short on funds called Hot Dog Frank for a loan. 
"They were afraid to call their fathers, " he laughed. 

"One girl borrowed $5.00 from me and didn't pay it back," 
he said. "She went to Germany, got married and had two 
kids. More than 10 years later, she sent me the $5.00 " 

Hundreds of alumni gave Hot Dog Frank a standing ova- 
tion during halftime ceremonies, as the elderly man hugged 
several friends, waved to the crowd and blew kisses to them, 

"For decades, a home football or basketball game was 
never complete without Hot Dog Frank cheering his be- 
loved Flying Dutchmen to greater heights, " Walter said, pre- 
senting a "Hot Dog Frank Flying Dutchmen Award " to 

After the game, dozens of students wearing aprons car- 
ried tables, big tubs of soda and big containers of hot dogs 
to the middle of the basketball floor. As speakers blared 
1950s music. Hot Dog Frank choked back tears of happi- 
ness. Then, with his characteristic friendliness, he adopted 
a new generation of Lebanon Valley College students. 

•Editor s Note: 

The Athletic Booster Club plans to present the Hot 
Dog Frank— Flying Dutchmen Award annually to a 
member of the community who has demonstrated un- 
common encouragement, loyalty and support to Leb- 
anon Valley College athletics and athletes. 

Hot Dog Frank embraces Howie Landa '55 
as Lou Sorrentino '54 looks on 

by Mike Drago 





The pages of the scrapbooks long ago turned yellow, but 
memories of Lebanon Valley's Cinderella basketball team 
of 1952-53 remain as vivid and clear as ever. 

It was some 32 years ago that the Flying Dutchmen 
shocked the college basketball world by winning a game in 
the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament, 
then playing one of the nation's best teams to a standstill 
for nearly an entire game. 

Lebanon Valley College lost to Louisiana State University 
89-76 that storied night in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the 
fact that the Dutchmen were even there is the stuff legends 
are made of. How a small, rural college of only 450 students 
could go toe-to-toe with a team like LSU and its star player 
Bob Pettit, defied logic, 

George (Rinso) Marquette '48, then the coach, now vice 
president for student affairs, says, "It was not an ordinary 
experience. Not by any means." 

Indeed it wasn't. The Flying Dutchmen were the story of 
that season. They gained national recognition because of 
their fine play and small size— both of the school and the 

Bob Vetrone, who covered basketball for the Philadelphia 
Bulletin at the time, wrote that the Dutchmen had "taken 
all previous Cinderella teams in sport . , , and moved them 
into the background." 

It was a working-class team that, through dedication, de- 
termination and team play, worked its way into basketball's 
high society. There were no giants— nobody came close to 
the 6'9" Pettit— no highly-recruited stars, lust some unique 
athletes who were good enough and cocky enough to play 
with the best there was. 

"The ingredients were there." says LVC athletic director 
Lou Sorrentino "54, the key sixth man on that fabled team. 
"The chemistry was right, and there was a very strong co- 
hesiveness all the way around. The talent was not great, but 
the coach got some basic things across to us that really 
helped us succeed." 

Those basics revolved around a sophisticated match-up 
zone defense— a tactic that proved ahead of its time— and 
a precision offense based on limited dribbling and well- 
calculated passing. 

"This was a ball club you had to see to appreciate, " says 
Marquette proudly, "1 don't believe we played a game where 
this didn't happen at least once: The ball was rebounded 
off our defensive board and we had a three-man fastbreak 
where the ball never touched the floor. Not a dribble. 

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"It never failed. The crowd would be on its feet. It would 
be similar to the response of dunking today. It was some- 
thing to see. It typified, to me, their team play." 

"It was really a very, very unselfish team," says Sorren- 
tino, "a team that took pride in a sense that our award 
would go to the guy with the most assists. It's one of those 
things that just blossomed. ' 

It blossomed in the form of an offense that made 47 per- 
cent of its field goals, a figure that led the nation. Leon 
Miller '53, the 6'3" center and tallest member of the team, 
made 59 percent of his shots, also the best in the nation. 

With Miller, Howie Landa, '5 5, Herb Finklestein '54. Bill 
Vought '53 and Richie Furda '53 in the starting lineup and 
Sorrentino, Marty Gluntz '53, Don Grider '58, Bob Blakeney 
'54, lim Handley '53 and Howie Kosier '55 coming off the 
bench, the Dutchmen won 19 of 20 games and became a 
local sensation. 

The people of Annville and the entire area got excited 
about basketball like at no time before. They would line up 
three to four hours before each game in front of Lynch 
Memorial Gym, waiting to get seats. 

"Unless you experienced it at the time, you couldn't be- 
lieve the impact on the general area," said Marquette. "The 

interest generated by the ball club was tremendous." 

"You look back, and it's a proud thing to us and to the 
people of Annville, " says Landa, who coaches basketball 
at Mercer County Community College in New jersey. "Those 
people will never forget it. To some of them, it was the 
greatest thing that ever happened in their lives." 

'It was such a common topic of conversation, " remem- 
bers Marquette, "that for some of the people of the area, 
it must be one of the highlights of their lives. People realized 
that there was a very, very special thing happening. It was 
a very special time, a very special group," 

While the people of Annville thought the team was ex- 
traordinary, the players themselves didn't treat the expe- 
rience as such a big deal. 

"The thing is, we were a cocky bunch back then," says 
Landa, no doubt one of the cockiest. "We were only 19, 
20, 21 years old, but we felt we belonged there. " 

"It was no big deal. " says Sorrentino of the prospect of 
playing against bigger schools. "We thought, "Hey, we can 
play anybody.' As far as playing a Temple or a Fordham or 
a Villanova, we thought that should be a normal schedule 
for Lebanon Valley." 

"1 don't think at the time we were overly impressed by 

The Flying Dutchmen of 1952-53 shown In their team photo are. from left. Coach George Marquette, Richie Furda, Marty Gluntz, Howie Landa, 
Lou Sorrentino, Herb (Finkelstein) Fields. Don Grider. Bob Blakeney. Leon Miller Bill Vought, lim Handley and Howie Kosier. 

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it," says Marquette. "We knew we had accomplished some- 
thing very unusual, and yet, it was what we expected of 
ourselves. I don't think we felt it was out of the ordinary, 
it was almost a taken-for-granted type of thing on our part. 
We were stupid in a way. Maybe that's the wrong word, but 
for us, that's just the way it was going to be," 

No doubt, the Dutchmen were a very fine team that sea- 
son. But they needed a break or two to get an NCAA tour- 
nament invite. LaSalle, led by Tom Gola, one of the nation's 
best players, was thought to be the best team in the nation. 
But the Explorers were more interested in going to New 
York to play in the bigger, more prestigious and more fi- 
nancially rewarding National invitational Tournament, 

Temple, which had a 16-10 record but a strong basketball 
reputation, was considered by many people to be the choice 
over tiny Lebanon Valley. But the Dutchmen, cocky as they 
were, challenged the Owls to earn the berth in a special 
playoff game. Temple backed away from the challenge, and 
the Dutchmen became one of 32 teams chosen for the 

The first game was against Fordham at the Palestra. But 

before they left, the Dutchmen were jolted by the news that 
they'd be playing without Furda or Grider, both of whom 
the NCAA declared ineligible. 

NCAA rules at the time didn't allow freshmen to compete. 
Furda, a senior, had played as a freshman, Grider was a 
freshman at the time. Marquette had petitioned the East 
Coast Athletic Conference for a waiver, and the league had 
complied, but the NCAA overruled the waiver. 

It mattered little that first night. Marquette moved Sor- 
rentino into the starting lineup and made no substitutions. 
The Dutchmen's fine passing game consistently found the 
open man, and the Valley won handily, 80-67. 

They moved on to Raleigh, taking some 1,500 fans and 
a German band that called itself the "Schmeercas Sym- 
phony " with them on a Pullman train that departed Harris- 
burg with everyone in high spirits. 

The Dutchmen were in awe of neither the Louisiana State 
Tigers nor of North Carolina State's Reynolds Colosseum, 
no doubt the biggest place they had played in. Lebanon 
Valley led early in the game, but the Tigers took a small 
lead by halftime and maintained it into the fourth quarter. 

Marty Gluntz '53. Lou Sorrentino '54. Howie Landa '55. and George "Rinso" Marquette '48, withi current LVC basketball stand-out Bert Kreigh. 

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Late in the game Landa, the Valley's best player, fouled 
out and Pettit soon took over with his outside shooting. The 
Tigers closed with a rush and won 89-76. 

The Dutchmen earned national notoriety for giving LSU 
such a contest, but that was of little solace to the players. 

"We were very disappointed when we lost," said Sorren- 
tino. "Even though many people thought that it was a great 
thing, we were down. We thought we could beat them. We 
didn't feel that by staying with them we accomplished any- 
thing—we lost the ball game." 

Today, Lebanon Valley's greatest basketball team is 
spread across the country: Landa lives in Trevose, coaching 
college basketball: Vought is a chemist, living in Landisville: 
Miller also is a chemist, and lives in Perkasie: Furda is a 
business manager in Bridgewater, New lersey: Finkelstein, 
who changed his name to Fields, is a physician in Miami 
Lakes, Florida. 

Gluntz lives in Hershey and is director of international 
technical services for Hershey Foods: Grider is a teacher in 
Hilton Head, South Carolina: Blakeney is dean of Santa Bar- 
bara High School in California: Handley is a lab technician 
in Yardley: Kosier lives in Westtown: Marquette and Sor- 
rentino remain at the College in administrative posts. 

They admittedly were not impressed by their accomplish- 
ments at the time: but now, looking back, they view the 
experience with great fondness. 

"I don't like to live in the past": says Gluntz, "after a while, 
it's time to put away the clippings. But I'll tell you. to me, 
playing on that team was probably one of the greatest times 
of my life." 

"We took it all in stride then," said Miller, "but when you 
look back, you realize it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 
It just all fell together for us. " 

"Now that I've been coaching here on the Division Three 
level," says Sorrentino, "1 realize the feat that we pulled 
off. This was probably one of the biggest things that ever 
came along at Lebanon Valley." 

"You see the whole tournament on television today, but 
to sit back and think that we were in the final 16. the size 
school that we were, it's really remarkable." 

"When we look back on it, we know it was a very unusual 
thing," said Marquette, "Perhaps that's why it has taken on 
increased appreciation in our minds." 

"It's a big thrill to think that you were part of a team like 
that," says Miller fondly. 

"It's an honor to the College and to us that people still 
remember that," says Landa. "It's a pride thing for us. Peo- 
ple I bump into down in Philadelphia from time to time still 
bring It up: it really makes you proud. " 

Mike Drago is a sports writer with the Reading Eagle/ 
Times, Reading, Pennsylvania. 




Coach Gordie Foster congratulates Bert Kreigh 

Bert Kreigh, a junior management major from Grantville, 
earned his place in the LVC history books and joined the 
elite 1,000-point club on February 4, midway through his 
2 1 -point performance against Elizabethtown College. 

Kreigh achieved the coveted scoring plateau in only two 
years of play at LVC (he transferred here after playing his 
freshman year at Randolph-Macon College), scoring 450 
points in his first season and reaching the mark in only the 
twentieth game of the 1984-85 season. 

His history-making bucket came during a week when he 
led the entire nation in individual points scored for Division 
III schools and on the day he was selected the Eastern Col- 
leges Athletic Conference co-player of the week. That se- 
lection was due, in part, to his outstanding performance in 
a 124-122 point triple-overtime victory over Allentown Col- 
lege. His career-high 47-point, 2 5-rebound performance, 
which included sinking the two game-winning free throws, 
gave the Valley the hard-fought win. 

Throughout the season, Kreigh's name consistently ap- 
peared at the top of the team statistics as he led the Flying 
Dutchmen in total rebounds, blocked shots and steals. He 
also holds the season's single game high for points scored 
(47), rebounds (25), and steals (7). 

With his senior year ahead of him, who knows what his 
final statistics will be. 

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Campus Update 



Former Minnesota Viking Carl Eller was 
the guest speaker at this year's Second 
Semester Opening Convocation, sched- 
uled for the first time as an evening 

Bitterly cold weather resulted in an 
audience that was somewhat smaller 

than anticipated, but those who braved 
the near-zero temperatures were 
warmed by Eller's message. 

Eller. one of the "Purple Gang" as the 
Viking defensive line was called, was 
named all-pro in 1968. and during sub- 
sequent years he and other members of 
the front four helped the Vikings into 
twelve playoffs, eight championship 
games and four superbowls. But it was 
his "fifth superbowl." his victory over 
drug and alcohol addiction, that he 
spoke of at The Valley. 

He began his address by explaining 
that he chose the title "The Fifth Su- 
perbowl" because in four attempts, the 
Vikings never succeeded in winning a 
Superbowl. But he has succeeded in 

winning the fifth. "That's my greatest 
victory." he told the audience. 

Eller's message touched the adults in 
the audience, but more importantly, he 
touched the high school students 
brought to the program by their advi- 
sors. The students responded to his no- 
nonsense confessions of how he slid 
into addiction. 

He told them it all seemed very in- 
nocent at first, when he could start and 
stop using drugs and alcohol at will. 

He peppered his talk with humorous 
anecdotes, balanced by a serious first- 
person account of a classic addiction, 
an addiction that ruined his marriage 
and his personal life and shortened his 

Finally, he said, the slide ended when 
his fiancee confronted him, and he be- 
gan the long process of recovery. Now. 
he appears throughout the country, tell- 
ing young people: "Drugs and alcohol 
are killers . . . people who use pills are 
looking for answers— answers that aren't 


Our deepest apologies to the following 
annual fund donors for our neglecting 
to mention their names in our 1983- 
1984 report of the president: 

Vickroy Society 

Mr. Edward H. Arnold 
Mr. William Cagnoli '51 
Mr. Eugene C. Fish 
Dr. Allan W. Mund 

Century Club 

Mr. William E. Hough 111 
Dr. Ronald |. Zygmunt '69 

Matching Gifts 


Ware. Fletcher and Freidenrich 

Note: If we missed you in our report, 
please inform the Development Office. 

Lebanon Valley College will thank our 
1983-1984 donors on Leadership Day, 
Sunday. April 14. 1985. Invitations to 
leadership club donors have been 
mailed out. Circle this important date. 

Karen McHenry Gluntz, director of de- 
velopment, reports that $551 ,839 in un- 
restricted funds has been pledged for 
the 1984-1985 annual scholarship fund. 
She says "With your help, we will be 
able to reach our $7 50.000 goal by lune 
30. 1985." 


In his first few months as president of 
Lebanon Valley College. Art Peterson 
indicated the need to "perceive needs 
realistically. " And to President Peter- 
son, realistically meant differently. 

Lebanon Valley College administra- 
tors are trying to do just that. 

The annual giving campaign thrust is 
one example of a change that is making 
a significant difference. When Lebanon 
Valley College began its 1984-85 an- 
nual giving campaign last fall, it was not 
a repeat of the same old story. No more 
solicitation for funds for operating ex- 
penses. This time the giving focus was 
on students. Deserving students with fi- 
nanciaJ need. 

Approximately 125 Lebanon Valley 
College students, many of whom are 
themselves dependent on financial aid 
for their LVC educations, effectively 
communicated to alumni and friends of 
the College the critical need for addi- 
tional funds for scholarships and finan- 
cial aid. 

Wendy Sue Kauffman. of York. Penn- 
sylvania, was one of these. A senior bio- 
chemistry major. Wendy has an envia- 
ble 3.91 grade point average and has 
been accepted at six medical schools: 
Thomas lefferson University, the Uni- 
versity of Virginia, Hahnemann Medical 
School. The Pennsylvania State Univer- 
sity Medical School, the University of 
Pittsburgh and Temple University. But. 
she's waiting for acceptance letters from 
Harvard Medical School and The Uni- 
versity of Pennsylvania before making 
her decision. 

In her phonathon calling. Wendy dis- 
covered that many alumni had been an- 
ticipating a call from the College and 

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were eager to make a contribution for 
scholarships and financial aid to de- 
serving students. Others indicated sur- 
prise and approval in having the annual 
fund dollars earmarked for direct aid to 


D. EUGENE BROWN, assistant profes- 
sor of political science, had published 
in the November issue of Perspective a 
review of American Leadership in World 
Affairs: Vietnam and the Brealidown of 
Consensus by lames Rosenau and Ole 

lEAN LOVE'S paper presented last 
spring at the University of Michigan's 
Conference on Biography was one of 
three selected for publication in the Fall 
1984 issue of Michigan Quarterly 


Last fall. lAMES BROUSSARD. associ- 
ate professor of history and chairman 
of the department of history and polit- 
ical science, delivered a paper on 

"Pennsylvania Congressmen and the 
Debate Over Republican Nationalism. 
1815-1820. " at the annual meeting of 
the Pennsylvania Historical Association 
in Pottstown. Pennsylvania. 

In November. DONALD BYRNE. IR.. 
professor of religion and chairman of 
the department, presented a paper en- 
titled "Symbols of Regeneration in Ital- 
ian Religious Folk Festivals " at a sym- 
posium on American Christianity at 
Duke University. 

president of the College, was the ban- 
quet speaker for the National Dean's 
Conference for the Council of Indepen- 
dent Colleges held in Odando, Florida. 


Psychology Department Receives 
High Ranking 

In "Baccalaureate Origins of Doctorate 
Recipients in Psychology for Selected 
Undergraduate Institutions. " a report 
by Alfred E. Hall of The College of 
Wooster. Lebanon Valley College's de- 
partment of psychology was ranked 
thirty-second of the 867 undergradu- 
ate colleges evaluated on the basis of 
the percentage of their graduates who 
completed doctoral programs in 


In lanuary, KLEMENT HAMBOURG. as- 
sociate professor of music, was guest 
conductor for the Lancaster County Or- 
chestra Festival. 

In February. PIERCE GETZ. professor 
of music, had the honor of playing an 
historic 1787 Tannenberg Organ in the 
Gallery of the Brothers' House in Lititz, 
Pennsylvania, The Tannenberg organ 
was restored and last played in 1983, 
While GETZ's recital was one of a series 
of recitals, GETZ was the only musician 
invited to perform on the recently-re- 
stored organ, GETZ was assisted in re- 
cital by flautist TERESA BOWERS, ad- 

junct instructor in music, and by Trafford 
Doherty, a baritone singer from the Li- 
titz Moravian Church. 

GETZ also recently presented an or- 
gan recital at St. Thomas Episcopal 
Church. 53rd Street and 5th Avenue, 
New York City. 

LVC Music Department Celebrates 
Composers' Anniversaries 

For musicians and music lovers around 
the world. 1985 marks an important 
year for commemorating the works of 
two famous composers born in 1685: 
George Frederic Handel and lohann Se- 
bastian Bach. Also being honored this 
year are the somewhat lesser known, 
yet very significant. Heinrich Schuetz. a 
German composer born in 1585: 
Thomas Tallis. an English composer who 
died in 1585: and Domenico Scarlatti, 
an Italian composer born in 1685, 

Lebanon Valley College's tercenten- 
ary celebration began last year with the 
Alumni Chorale's three performances 
of Handel's Messiah and will continue 
throughout 1985, During the month of 
February, the following faculty and stu- 
dents performed works by these cele- 
brated composers: 

instructor in music, presented an organ 
recital including Bach's Prelude and Fu- 
gue in A Minor and the Concerto in F 
Major hy Handel. 

Private piano students of WILLIAM 
FAIRLAMB. associate professor of mu- 
sic, presented a complete performance 
of Bach's Two-Part Inventions and a 
portion of the composer's Italian 

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Campus Update Continued 

LUANN KOHLER, recording technology 
major from Montoursville, Pennsylva- 
nia, performed several sonatas by Do- 
menico Scarlatti in her senior recital. 

In its annual tour, climaxed by the cam- 
pus concert on March 17, the Lebanon 
Valley College Concert Choir, under the 
direction of PIERCE GETZ. featured mu- 
sic by Bach (Cantata No. 106. "Gods 
Time Is Best"), motets by Scheutz and 
Tallis, and Handel's Coronation An- 
them. "The King Shall Rejoice." 

Much more is planned; 

March 3 1 

NEVELYN KNISLEY. adjunct associate 
professor of music, will include Han- 
del's Suite in D Minor in her faculty 
piano recital. 

April 14 

PIERCE GETZ will perform works of 
Bach in his faculty organ recital. 

April 2 1 

PIERCE GETZ will conduct the College 
Chorus and Orchestra in a performance 
of Handel's Dettingen Te Deum. Fea- 
tured in the concert will be Handel's 
Grande Concerto in B-flat Major per- 
formed by the Symphony Orchestra un- 
der the direction of KLEMENT 

April 26-28 

The Alumni Chorale, under the direc- 
tion of PIERCE GETZ. and assisted by 
five guest soloists and a 23-piece or- 
chestra, will present nightly perfor- 
mances of Bach's Mass in B Minor 
April 26 Blair Music Center 
April 27 Sacred Heart of lesus Church. 

Lancaster. Pennsylvania 
April 28 St, Patrick Cathedral. Harris- 
burg. Pennsylvania 
Other concerts featuring the works of 
these composers will be performed dur- 
ing the fall semester. 


Offers New 

Both incoming freshmen and adult 
learners will find more options available 
in Lebanon Valley College's academic 
program this fall. 

Nine new degree programs, ranging 
from a Master of Business Administra- 
tion degree to associate's degrees, will 
be available starting in August. 

New degree programs to be offered 
are a Master of Business Administra- 
tion: bachelor's degrees in general stud- 
ies, administration for nursing person- 
nel, and sound recording technology: 
and associate's degrees in general stud- 
ies, hotel administration, travel admin- 
istration, and food service adminis- 

Lebanon Valley College President Dr. 
Arthur L. Peterson said the new pro- 
grams are a part of the school's six-year 
strategy to strengthen undergraduate 
programs while responding to the 
professional needs of older students. 
Each program has been designed to 
maintain the humanizing traditions of a 
liberal arts education while answering 
the needs of a rapidly changing tech- 
nological society. 


The Master of Business Administration 
program is the result of an agreement 
between Lebanon Valley College and 
the Philadelphia College of Textiles and 
Sciences. Peterson, who approved the 
agreement, said the MBA courses will 
be taught primarily by members of the 
Philadelphia college's graduate faculty. 
He noted that all the courses, as well as 
any needed prerequisites, can be com- 
pleted in Annville. 

The addition of a graduate program 
at LVC is expected to benefit the busi- 
ness community as well as students. 
While students will use the program to 
advance their careers, businesses will 
use it as a tool for educating employees. 

encouraging growth. 

Dr. lames P. Gallagher, president of the 
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sci- 
ences, said: "We're delighted to form 
this partnership with Lebanon Valley 
College so that we can offer our MBA 
program to the residents of Central 

Dr. Richard Reed. Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege vice president and dean of the fac- 
ulty, explained that the MBA program 
includes thirty graduate credits of core 
courses and nine credits of electives. 
Course offerings will include: Applied 
Economic Theory. Managerial Econom- 
ics, Business Information Systems, Man- 
agerial Marketing, Managerial Account- 
ing, Financial Decision Making, Manage- 
ment and Organizational Development. 
Operations Management. Quantitative 
Analysis, and Business Policy Seminar. 

Prerequisites required by the Phila- 
delphia College of Textiles and Science 
include: statistics, economics, account- 
ing, finance, marketing, management, 
and computer science. 

The Philadelphia College of Textiles 
and Science was founded in 1884 by a 
group of manufacturers who sought to 
improve the quality of their products by 
educating their employees. Today, 
about half of the undergraduate stu- 
dents at the college are enrolled in busi- 
ness programs, including accounting, 
marketing, finance, management and 
computer science. The MBA program, 
introduced in 1976. has gained respect 
among Pennsylvania business leaders 
and is offered at the Philadelphia Col- 
lege of Textiles and Science campus in 
northwest Philadelphia and in Bucks 


Lebanon Valley College undergradu- 
ate students will benefit from the board 
of trustees' decision to approve three 
new baccalaureate programs and four 
associate's degree programs. 

Baccalaureate Programs 

Students may now pursue a Bachelor 
of Science or a Bachelor of Arts degree 
in general studies. The general studies 
programs offer students a chance to 
sample interdisciplinary courses and . 
gain knowledge balanced among the 

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humanities, sciences and mathematics. 
It provides a liberal education that does 
not ignore the importance of either new 
technologies or the lessons of the past 
as expressed in art, history and litera- 
ture. In addition, a bachelors degree in 
general studies is an excellent spring- 
board for graduate study in many fields. 

A more specific program is the bach- 
elor of science with a major in admin- 
istration for nursing personnel. This 
program is designed for nurses inter- 
ested in moving into management or 
personnel supervision. Students who 
have already achieved the designation 
of Registered Nurse will be granted sixty 
hours of academic credit toward the de- 
gree. They will then concentrate on 
courses stressing management of peo- 
ple and finances. Courses in ethics, cul- 
ture, sociology, psychology, and spe- 
cial, field-related topics will round out 
the offerings. 

Like the new nursing degree, the 
Bachelor of Music with a major in sound 
recording technology is field-specific. 
Meeting the needs of a rapidly expand- 
ing audio field requires engineers who 
can speak the language of mixed tech- 
nologies and respond quickly to tech- 
nical changes while keeping aesthetic 
standards. To that end, this program 
provides such courses as electronics, 
computer science, and physics, which 
are added to a liberal arts core. 

In keeping with LVC's tradition of ac- 
ademic rigor, this new program also re- 
quires all of its graduates to be fully 
qualified musicians, in addition to being 
trained in sound recording. 

Associate Programs 

Two-year associate's degrees are in- 
creasingly desirable for adult learners 
who are launching second careers as 
well as for young people with specific 
job goals. Lebanon Valley College is ex- 
panding its reach toward such students 
in its new associate's degree programs. 

Three of the associate's degree pro- 
grams approved by the trustees are de- 
signed to place equal emphasis on lib- 
eral arts and field-specific courses, while 
the two new associate's programs in 
general studies are purposely non- 

The Associate of Applied Science pro- 
grams in hotel administration, travel 

administration, and food service admin- 
istration train students for positions of 
responsibility in those fields. In addition 
to career training, each program offers 
a sound basis in management tech- 
niques, executive development and 
ethics, as well as a firm grounding in the 
liberal arts. 

Courses in the hotel administration 
program, for example, train students for 
management and supervisory careers 
in the front offices, sales departments, 
restaurants and housekeeping depart- 
ments of resorts, hotels and such insti- 
tutions as group homes and the new 
senior care centers. 

Food service administrators will be 
prepared for careers with restaurant 
and/or hotel chains, catering firms, 
schools, hospitals, nursing homes and 
other institutions. 

Travel administration courses center 
on a growing industry that needs per- 
sonnel in its agencies, ticketing opera- 
tions, city and state convention and 
tourism bureaus, and marketing 

The general studies program, leading 
to an Associate of Arts or an Associate 
of Science degree, offers the same 

blend of courses as does the baccalau- 
reate degree, but within the context of 
a two-year program. It allows for a con- 
centration in any of the college's more 
than thirty-five majors, while requiring 
coursework in such areas as ethics, 
communications, mathematics/com- 
puter studies, and aesthetics. 

This flexible degree can be used to 
add college courses to the practical 
knowledge gained from a working en- 
vironment, or it can be the start of a 
fuller formal education. For example, 
the college expects the general studies 
program to be very popular with stu- 
dents interested in the allied health sci- 
ence program offered in conjunction 
with Thomas Jefferson University, Col- 
lege of Allied Health Science. Such stu- 
dents would leave Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege with an Associate of Science 
degree and would go on to lefferson to 
complete a Bachelor of Science degree. 

In addition to the new degree pro- 
grams, a new certificate program in 
banking has been approved by the 
Dean of Continuing Education. Certifi- 
cates are now offered in accounting, 
management, marketing, business com- 
puting and banking. 

Lebanon Valley College President Dr. Arthur L. Peterson accepts a check from Kim 

Moyer controller of Butler Manufacturing. Inc. Lebanon The $8,300 check 

represented area businesses' contributions toward the MBA program 

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LUCILLE E. OTTO is teach 
ing illiterate adults through 
Frank Laubauch Literacy International 
Program in the Hummelstown-Hershey 
area of Pennsylvania, 


4 1 KAUFFMAN retired from 
teaching in the Central Dauphin, Penn- 
sylvania school district last lune. 


4^ president and chief executive 
officer of Religion In American Life. Inc. 
(RIAL) retired on lanuary 1, 1985. 

RIAL has grown from thirty-two na- 
tional groups participating in 1969, 
when David became executive, to fifty- 
one in 1984. RIAL includes national 
Catholic. Eastern Orthodox, lewish. 
Protestant and other Christian faith 
groups. The interreiigious nature and 
size make it unique. This quality and its 
advocacy of the value of religion in a 
free society has kept RIAL as one of the 
pro bono publico campaigns of The Ad- 
vertising Council, since 1949. In 1983 
the estimated value for time and space 
contributed for ads was more than $52 

Under David's leadership RIAL'S pro- 
gram has expanded to include laity- 
clergy seminars on such subjects as mo- 
rality and ethics in business, as well as 
acquisition of the Worship Directory 
service publicizing many local houses 
of worship in hotels, motels and other 
public places such as bus and air ter- 
minals, hospitals. U.S.O.s and "Y "s. Re- 
search, publications, and awards pro- 
grams encouraging high standards in 
business and interreiigious leadership 
are also part of RIAL'S program. 

SOUDERS had the following 

poem published in the December 20. 

1 984 issue of the Virginia Advocate^ We 

reprint the poem with his permission. 

Tell Me. Mary . . . 

When He turned within your womb. 

What vibrations stirred your heart? 

Were you, like any other mother 


Thrilled by what was yet to be? 
Or was your spirit chilled by fear 
That his Messiahship would tear 
Him. out of season, from your arms? 
When first you looked upon your son. 
What did you see in his unfocused 
Eyes'' My participation 
In his death because I am 
Of Adam born? The lie I live: 
His birth occurred before my own: 
I am not guilty of his death? 

Bruce Souders 

^■O LIN G. WENGER, IH, was 

honored by his congregation in Sep- 
tember on the 2 5th anniversary of his 
becoming pastor of the Lutheran 
Church of the Holy Comforter in Wash- 
ington. DC. after having served his first 
parish in Mount lackson. Virginia for 
over eight years 

EARL J. SPANGLER. president of Her- 
shey Chocolate Company, the largest 
division of Hershey Foods Corporation, 
announced his retirement, effective De- 
cember 31. 1984. 

Among his major achievements as 
president of the Chocolate Company 
has been a significant increase in mar- 
ket share for Hershey products through 
expansion of the core business, suc- 
cessful introduction of new confection- 
ery items, and development of special 
markets. Under his leadership the Com- 
pany's sales nearly tripled, surpassing 
an annual level of $1 billion in 1981. 

Earl joined Hershey Chocolate Com- 
pany in 1950. serving in various man- 
agerial positions before being named 
Superintendent of the Hershey plant in 
1 96 1 . He was elected a Director of Her- 
shey Foods Corporation in 1979. He is 
a member of the boards of the Harris- 
burg Hospital Health Foundation and 
the Greater Harrisburg Area Chamber 
of Commerce. He is also a member of 
the Brownstone Lodge, and is past 
chairmt n of the Dauphin County Hos- 
pital Authority and past president of the 
Hershey Rotary Club, 


^^ was named director of vol- 
unteers/auxiliary at Polyclinic Medical 


Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, She 
has served as assistant director of de- 
velopment and community relations at 
Polyclinic for the past four years. In her 
new position, she will serve as staff ad- 
visor to the medical center's auxiliary 
and the consulate, a community advi- 
sory board, and will be responsible for 
expanding the roles of volunteers at 
Polyclinic. She also will be coordinating 
services by community organizations to 
the medical center. 

ing part time as a private duty 
nurse and is the volunteer secretary for 
the Little Theatre of St. Augustine. Flor- 
ida, In addition, she recently appeared 
as a dancer and member of the chorus 
in the theater's production of the mus- 
ical Anything Goes. 

'A 1 ^^ PETER H. RIDDLE re 

O J. ceived a commission from the 
Nova Scotia Music Educators' Associ- 
ation to write a major work for concert 
band. The award is valued at $ 1 .000. He 
is dean of the Acadia University School 
of Music, and has published numerous 
compositions and arrangements in the 
United States and Canada. 

r y |- DAVID W. LEIGH was named 
O !? to the board of directors of 
the Maine Principals' Academy, a sum- 
mer seminar for secondary and primary 
principals. He is presently principal of 
Mt. Blue High School in Farmington, 

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3R. DALE B. GOUGER was recently 
appointed medical director of the Fam- 
ly Guidance Center in Reading, Penn- 
sylvania. He will head a medical staff 
hat serves over 1 , 100 clients. Dale is a 
Tiember of the Berks County Mental 
-lealth Association, and the American 
ind Pennsylvania Medical Societies. 


owing her graduation from John Carroll 
Jniversity with a master of arts degree 
n religious studies, received a minis- 
erial appointment to Kitsap Unitarian- 
Jniversalist Fellowship in Bremerton, 

I one year tour of duty on a small iso- 
ated United States Air Force radar site 
n Iceland. He serves as Director of 

KEN MATZ joined WMAR in 
Baltimore, Maryland in De- 
:ember as co-anchor on the 6:00 and 
1 1:00 p.m. television news broadcast. 


n his eighth year as pastor of Boehms 
Jnited Methodist Church in Willow 
street, Pennsylvania, Boehm's Chapel, 
vhich is situated behind the present 
:hurch, was designated an historic 
shrine at the 1984 General Conference 
leld in Baltimore. Martin Boehm, on 
vhose land the 1791 chapel was built, 
vas co-founder with William Otterbein 
3f the United Brethren in Christ Church. 
Dennis and his wife Cynthia are happy 
:o have added one-year-old Todd Corey 
snovel to their family by adoption. Todd 
oins his six-year-old sister, Tonya Rae, 
n the Snovel parsonage, 

:ARL L. MARSHALL was appointed 
district Administrator of the Williams- 
3ort District Office for the Office of Vo- 
:ational Rehabilitation in September, In 
une, Carl became one of the first re- 
labilitation professionals to receive na- 
:ional certification by the Commission 
3n Rehabilitation Counselors head- 
:5uartered in Chicago, Illinois, 

'7n ^^^^^ ^- KANE was ap- 

/ \J pointed division merchandise 
manager for The Southland Corpora- 

tion's Great Lakes Division. 

Kevin was promoted from zone man- 
ager of Southland's Southfield, Michi- 
gan zone, a position he held for five 
years. He has also served as district 
manager area sales manager and field 

The Southland Corporation is the 
world's largest convenience retailer, 
with more than 7,400 units nationwide. 




cently accepted a position as 
microbiologist with Collaborative Re- 
search in Lexington, Massachusetts. 

BERT was promoted to man- 
ager of business planning and evalu- 
ation for the international division 
of McCormick and Company, 

In August 1983, CYNTHIA L. EVANS 

received certification as a blood bank 
technologist from the American Society 
of Clinical Pathology, Since November 
1984 she has been the blood bank su- 
pervisor at Holy Spirit Hospital of Camp 
Hill, Pennsylvania, She is also serving as 
president of the Lehigh Valley Chapter 
of the Pennsylvania Society for Medical 

f w y| DR. GARY SMITH was pro- 
/ ^ moted to research scientist in 
the biochemical division of Burroughs 
Wellcome Company in Research Trian- 
gle Park, North Carolina. 


r m |- KEVIN I. HARTNETT is em- 

/ ^ ployed as school psycholo- 
gist in Lincoln intermediate unit, pro- 
viding services to York city and 
Gettysburg area school districts. 


is currently program coordi- 
nator for the Washington Council on 
International Trade in Seattle, 

DR. MICHAEL E. BROWN is in private 
practice in family medicine in East Ber- 
lin, Pennsylvania, He also has a teaching 
position at York Hospital. 

WALTER I. HOPE. JR. was awarded the 
professional insurance designation. 
Chartered Property Casualty Under- 
writer (CPCU), The American Institute 
for Property and Liability Underwriters 
awards the designation nationwide to 
those who complete a ten-course pro- 
gram and meet rigid ethical, examina- 
tion, and experience requirements. 

The American Institute for Property 
and Liability Underwriters is a nonprofit 
educational organization formed in 
1942 to establish a program of profes- 
sional education and certification for 
those employed within the industry, 

Walter is district sales manager for the 
Northern New lersey District of Liberty 
Mutual Insurance Company, He and his 
wife lULlE lENSEN '78 and their two 
children live in Randolph Township, 
New lersey. 


an adjunct faculty member of 
York College of Pennsylvania, teaching 
criminalistics and forensic science. She 
also does consulting work for attorneys 
dealing with criminal cases and 

KEITH A. SYMONS teaches elemen- 
tary instrumental music in the Hamburg 
Area School District. He recently re- 
ceived a Master of Music degree from 
West Chester University. 

ALAN M. KANASKIE has been named 
forest pathologist for the Oregon State 
Department of Forestry in the Forest 
Protection Division at Salem, Oregon, 
He will coordinate the department's 
statewide forest disease/forest manage- 


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ment program on nonfederal lands in 
Oregon, providing technical support to 
staff, forest land owners, and the public, 

SON FREY have written a book. The 
Imperative of Response: The Holocaust 
in Human Context, to be published by 
the University Press of America. Wash- 
ington, D.C, in April. They are also au- 
thors of an article entitled "The Holo- 
caust. Christianity and Personal 
Response," published in London in the 
December 1984 issue of Christian lew- 
ish Relations. 

' n Q '^^^^ NEELY ZICARELLI re 

/ O ceived a master in public 
administration degree in health care 
from Marywood College in Scranton. 


awarded the loseph Leyburn 
Kramer Award at The Dickinson School 
of Law. 

The Kramer Award is given annually 
to the student in the senior class who 
has demonstrated academic excel- 
lence, high ethical standards and fidel- 
ity and loyalty to other law students and 
the profession. 

Michael is also the managing editor of 
the Dickinson Law Review. 

master of science degree from Drexel 
University and is employed as a senior 
chemist at Whitehall Laboratories in 
Hammonton. New lersey. 




areth Area (Pennsylvania) pa- 
trolman was recently cited for merito- 
rious performance for his role in 
breaking up a major theft ring in the 
Nazareth-Bethlehem area. 

DENNIS I. PETERS received a master 
of science degree in bio-environmental 
oceanography from Florida Institute of 
Technology of Melbourne, Florida in 
March. He is employed by Harbor 
Branch Foundation, Incorporated as an 
aquatic environmentalist. He and his 
wife Lisa L. Coffman have been living 
since their lanuary 1984 marriage in 
Palm Bay, Florida. 


O 1 promoted to the position of 
Assistant Banking Officer for American 
Bank and Trust Company of Pennsyl- 
vania. Kimberly joined American Bank 
in 1981 as a management trainee and 
has served as a commercial loan audi- 
tor, credit analyst and corporate loan 

THOMAS R. BIERY was awarded the 
master of mechanical engineering de- 
gree by Catholic University in May. 
Thomas is employed by Bechtel 


graduate research assistant in 
the chemistry department at Ohio State 
University, William operates one of the 
high field nuclear-magnetic-resonance 
spectrometers and is a Ph.D. candidate. 


O ^ is employed as a human re- 
source assistant for Ogden Food Prod- 
ucts Corporation in Rochelle Park. New 

JEFFREY RIEHL was appointed direc- 
tor of music and Christian education at 
the Church of the Apostles United 
Church of Christ in Lancaster, 

DAVID BEPPLER is an accountant at 
Brethren Village in Lancaster, 


ployed by Northwood Nursing Center 
of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the rec- 
reation therapy supervisor. 

SANDRA I. HISER is teaching Spanish 
at Central Dauphin East High School in 


O ^ registered nurse in the critical 
care unit at the Good Samaritan Hos- 
pital in Lebanon. Pennsylvania, 

ANN B. SUMNER is working for the 
University of Pennsylvania's Hospital as 
a research assistant for the department 
of pathology and laboratory medicine. 

JEFFREY C. BARNHART is teaching 
social studies at the Lebanon Academy 
in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

MICHELE E. GAWEL is teaching math- 
ematics at Elkton High School in Cecil 
County. Maryland. 

THOMAS M. KANE teaches mathe- 
matics at Waynesboro Area High School 
in Pennsylvania. 

DEANNA METKA QUAY is teaching 
chemistry at Strongsville Area High 
School in Ohio. 

STEVEN NELSON teaches physics and 
mathematics at Bound Brook High 
School in New lersey. 

ROBERT L. SCHAEFFER is teaching 
social studies at the American School in 
Vienna, Austria, 

TRICH, following their December wed- 
ding, have departed for los, Nigeria 
where both will teach at the Hillcrest 



Tomi Harman to CAROL OTT, 

September 1. 1984. 


lonas B. Kauffman. Ill to RUTH A. 

WILSON, lune 9, 1984. 


William E. Scantzos to DIANE LYNN 

MILLER, December 1. 1984. 


KAUFFMAN, lune 23, 1984. 



Cynthia M. Bingaman, October 20, 


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3n lune 9, 1984. 


^hilip T. Barry to SUE ANN 

SCARCIA. October 19. 1984, 

Rick Robert Werdt to RUTH ELLEN 

ROBINSON, August 11. 1984. 


K. NEVILLE, December 29. 1984. 




and Blake Patterson, a son, Grant 

Oncl6. on April 19, 1984. 


To SALLY GODSHALL and Richard 

Witmeyer. a daughter. Catherine Rose, 

on luly 25, 1983. 




daughter. Kristin Elizabeth, on 

September 20, 1984. 

To Maryann R. Muldoon and JOHN J. 

MULDOON, a son, Michael Ward, on 

February 6. 1984. 


ROBERT S. FREY, a son. loshua 

Seitz, on October 17. 1984. loshua 

died on lanuary 13, 1985. 



WISNIEWSKI, a son. Andrew 

William, on December 8. 1984. 


SCOTT V. CARNEY, a daughter, 

Kristin Ann. on November 9. 1984. 



JEFFREY K. ALLISON, a daughter 

Andrea Lauren, on December 22. 


To Beverly |. Rothman and SCOTT B. 

ROTHMAN, a son. Brandon David. 

on lanuary 9. 1985. 

To Vicki Quinter and TODD 

OUINTER, a son, Adam Moore, in 

August, 1984. 



WALTER FULLAM, a son, Brendan 

lames, on December 4, 1984. 



SAMUEL O. GRIMM on November 

18, 1984 in Annville. Pennsylvania. 


CHESTER H. WINE on September 

30. 1984 in Asheville. North Carolina. 


MARY LUTZ MAIRS on December 3 

1984 in Shiremanstown. Pennsylvania. 

LUELLA D. WILSON on September 

30. 1984 in San Diego. California. 


CAWLEY H. STINE on November 12, 

1984 in Ouincy. Pennsylvania. 



6, 1984 in Thurmond. Maryland. 


LELAND K. FACKLER on lune 22, 

1983 in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, 


October 25, 1984 in Fleetwood, 



1984 in Lebanon. Ohio. 

WILLIAM L. JACKS on November 6. 

1984 in Hummelstown. Pennsylvania. 



Lauderdale, Florida, 


JOHN S. CURRY on November 6, 

1984 in Hershey. Pennsylvania. 


RICHARD HARTZ on November 3, 

1984 in Lititz, Pennsylvania. 

Alumni Weekend '85 
(For A Whole Week) 

Alumni Weekend— as we have come 
to know it— will be lune 7. 8, and 9. A 
variety of activities is planned. 

Fourtli Annual Golf Tournament 

Lebanon Valley College's Athletic 
Booster Club will host this classic and 
the 19th Hole Celebration. 

Big Band Nostalgia 

Re-live those dreamy evenings when 
you could have danced all night. 

FREE Child Care 

Children are welcome. Our current 
students will magically transform into 
clowns and entertain the little ones 
throughout the entire weekend. The 
older children will want to join in the 
free excursion to Hershey Park. 

Alumni Awards Luncheon 

Distinguished Alumnus Award and 
Alumni Citations will be presented. 
The Class of '35 will be inducted into 
the Senior Alumni organization. Reun- 
ion classes ending in and 5 will get 
together for reminiscences and 

Picnic at Kreiderheim 

Chicken, clams, barbeque. etc., etc. 
Shuttle service will provide transporta- 
tion from campus. 

Sunday Brunch 

Complete with cottage cheese and 
apple butter— what more could you 

Movies, Travelogues, and Memorial 

complete the weekend. 

And There's More. . . 

Using the reasonably priced air-con- 
ditioned rooms in Silver Hall as a 
base, why not enjoy some of the tour- 
ist offerings of the Lebanon Valley 
area during the week of lune 10 
through 15. The Alumni Services Of- 
fice will make arrangements for alum- 
ni and their families. 

Touring Historic Cornwall Iron 

Visiting Strasburg Train Museum 
Dining in Famous Strasburg Inn 
Shopping at the Reading Outlets 
Enjoying Hersheypark at Reduced 


And Still More. . . 

The LVC campus offers free recrea- 
tional facilities from tennis to volley- 
ball and may offer special intergenera- 
tional mini-classes if there is enough 
alumni interest. 

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Alumni Weekend Continued 

Mark your calendar now and 
reserve the dates! A brochure 
detailing all the activities will be sent 
later this month. 

The following fellow graduates have 
already indicated their intention to 
take part. 

Evelyn L. Walborn 40 
Cathy lohnson Auten 71 
Donald A. Potter 50 
Samuel A. Clark '27 
Gerald B. Russell 3 5 
Edith Werntz Taylor '55 
lohn Light '48 
Mary Edelman Light '50 
Carol Hoeflich McCall 70 
Diane Frick 75 
Bob Boyer 75 
Sue Boyer 76 
Bill Hillman 65 
Dick Kohler '51 
Esther Kelchner '25 

Harry W. Zechman '30 
Verna Cassatt Loftus '45 
Arthur Stambach '45 
Raymond Frey '39 
Dorothy Null Frey '39 
Clair Noll '55 
leanne Noll '57 
Bill DiGiacomo '65 
Caroline Miller DiGiacomo ' 
Allison C. Smith '71 
Dat Phat Le '78 
Karen McHenry Gluntz '82 
Martin L. Gluntz '53 
F Allen Rutherford, |r. '37 
George A. Katchmer '40 
lane L. Martin '52 
Charles Boughter '56 
Ralph Shay '42 
Albert I. Sincavage '35 
lames H. Zimmerman '64 
Karen Lutz Zimmerman '65 
Kevin Hartnett '75 
Wes Dellinger '75 

Amy Dellinger '78 
Carl Y. Ehrhart '40 
Lizette Fisher Knorr '45 
lohn L. Bemesderfer '40 
lohn Walter '53 
Pat Walter '57 
Ed Ruth '65 
Betsy Lorenz Ruth '65 
65 Linda M. Long '75 
Marsha V. Poust '80 
Virginia Albright Rice '80 
W. Frederick Huber '40 
Mary Brown Fritz '45 
Adora Rabiger Sholley '55 
Ruth Karre Wareham '45 
Russel H. Wert '38 
Evelyn Ware Lynch '41 

Alumni Weekend 
June 7-8-9 

1985 Alumni Directory 

Orders have begun arriving for the 1985 Lebanon Valley College Alumni 

As the new directory has not been professionally printed and bound, it 
will not be a handsome work of art. What it will be, however, is useful, 
current information at a very reasonable price. 

If you have not yet ordered yours, why not do so with the form below. 

Note: Alumni addresses included in the Alumni Directory will be those 
we have on record as of lanuary \. 1985. Directories will be mailed later 
this spring. 

Order Form for Alumni Directory 

Please return completed form to: Alumni Services Office, Lebanon 

Valley College, Annville PA 17003. 

Please send me copies of the Alumni Directory @ $16.00 per 

copy. My check for $ , payable to Lebanon Valley College, is 





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Join Our Endowment Society 

Your College's growth and development can be 
assisted greatly through legacies from its alumns 
and friends. Mary McCurdy Graham '30 left a 
legacy of endowed biology scholarships. Many 
LVC students will benefit from this act of love for 
her alma mater. 

The LVC Development Office suggests a bequest 
wording to be included in a will as follows: 

"I give and bequeath to Lebanon Valley College, Annville, 
Pennsylvania, a Pennsylvania Corporation, the sum of 


($ ), the principal and income of which 

^re to be used in such manner as the Board of Trustees of 
said college, in its sole discretion, may determine." 

Inquiries on this subject may be made to the 
Development Office at (71 7) 867-441 1 , ext. 

Thank you.