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Lebanon Valley Col rege Magazine 



Spring 1986 

The Struble Saga: A Pioneer Spirit of Adventi/re 

Founders Day 1986 

EMTS at LVC: Double Duty for 
Annville and the Campus 

LVC'S Shepherds 

MBA Program Answers 
A Community's Question 

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Lebanon Valley College Magazine 



VOLUME 3. NUMBER 1 
Spring 1986 



Published quarterly by Lebanon Valley College 

Second class postage paid at Annville PA 
©copyright 1986 Lebanon Valley College 

Please address inquiries and address changes to 

The Valley. Communications Office. 

Lebanon Valley College. Annville. PA 17003-0501. 



Table of Contents 



3 The Struble Saga: A Pioneer Spirit of Adventure 

by Edna Carmean 



6 Founders Day 1986: 

Leadership Builds an Avenue to the Future 



7 EMTsatLVC: 

Double Duty for Annville and the Campus 

by lody Rathgeb 



9 LVC s Shepherds 

by M.A. Weister 



10 MBA Program Answers a Community s Question 

by lody Rathgeb 



12 Campus Update 



16 Classnotes 



Managing Editor, Marilyn A. Weister 
Associate Editor, lody Rathgeb 
Associate Editor, lohn Deamer 
Alumni Editor. Kathleen Y. Thach 
Student Assistant. Melissa Huffman 
Photographer. Glen Owen Gray 
Creative Director. Sally Yacovelly 



On the cover: Artist Dan Massad's il- 
lustration of Main Street in Annville 
from the cover of Philip Billings' 
book Porches. See page 1 2 . 



From the Editor: 

Former assistant director of communications, lody Rathgeb, recently 
joined The Daily News as editor of the family section. We wish her only 
the best in her newspaper career; we'll certainly miss her vitality and 
special knack with Valley stories. 

Former director of communications. Mary Williams, moved to Cleveland, 
Ohio, in lanuary. to live near her daughter and grandchildren. During her 
time here. Mary helped create a new "look" for LVC publications We 
wish her Godspeed, and much happiness in her new life. 

The focus of this issue is "community service." The pioneering spirit 
which George and Lillie Struble brought to LVC years ago continues to 
be the driving force for todays students and employees. 

Students help save lives. College employees help care for the area's 
needy, and a new MBA program meets the needs of local business 
executives. 

At LVC. everyone gets involved, everyone heightens the quality of life in 
some way. 

We hope you enjoy this issue, and enjoy reading about the many ways 
that LVC says "Thanks" to the community for its support. 

Maril Weister. Managing Editor 
Kathleen Thach, Alumni Editor 



LVC Calendar 



May 11 

June 5-8 

11-13 

13-15 

21-22 

30 

July 18-20 

25-27 

August 14-17 

September 3 

October 3-5 

17 

18 

November 

14-16 

21-23 

December 7 



Commencement 

Summer Dinner Theater - "Lil' Abner" 

Alumni College 

Alumni Weekend 

Friends of Old Annville Antique Show 

1Q85-1986 Annual Fund Campaign Ends 

Summer Dinner Theater: 

"Annie" 

Summer Dinner Theater: "Oklahoma" 

1986-1987 Annual Fund Campaign Begins 

Student Council Parents Weekend 

Wig and Buckle Society play 

Leadership Club Dinner 

Guest Speaker to be announced 

Lebanon Valley College Homecoming 

Wig and Buckle Society Fall Musical 



Christmas at the Valley 

Concert and President's 

Formal Christmas Dinner 
For confirmation of dates, times, locations and admission fees, 
please contact Mrs. lune Zeiters at (717) 867-6165, Monday 
through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or the 
College Relations Office at (717) 867-6222. 



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The Struble Saga 



A Pioneer Spirit of Adventure 



by Edna J. Carmean 

The Struble's vine-covered, English 
Cottage on Ulrich Street has become 
a landmark for the citizens of Annville 
and for generations of college 
students. It's a place marked by 
warmth and hospitality, because of 
the people who live there. 

Dr. George G. Struble came to the 
Lebanon Valley from the mid-west, but 
he is quick to explain that he traces 
his ancestry back to Pennsylvania. 

"According to family belief," he said, 
"the first American Struble was a Hes- 
sian soldier hired by King George III 
to fight the colonists. After the Revolu- 
tionary War, he stayed on, married a 
Pennsylvania German girl, and 
became an American." George says 
the family eventually moved west to Il- 
linois, where his father was born. 

George's father, a talented and am- 
bitious young man. decided to 
become a doctor. After graduation 
from Northwestern University, he mar- 
ried a trained nurse and set up a prac- 
tice in Inwood, a small town in the 
northwest corner of Iowa. It was 
there— in 1900— that George was 
born. 

George learned many lessons in 
responsibility from his father. He 
remembers the bitter winters of Iowa 
and how his dad made house calls in 
a horse-drawn sleigh. For the trip 
home, the doctor would don his fur 
coat, wrap himself in a buffalo robe, 
say "Giddap" and go to sleep. And 
the horse always brought him safely 
home. 

When George was nine, his father 
became restless with the practice of 
medicine in Iowa. Oklahoma was 
much in the news then, the Indian Ter- 
ritory having become a state two 
years before. Opportunities seemed 
limitless. His father bought a farm 
from an Oklahoma Indian and moved 
the family south. Unfortunately, the In- 
dian hadn't really owned the land he 
had sold. It belonged to another In- 
dian, and that had to be straightened 



out before the Strubles could claim 
ownership. 

Young George found the move excit- 
ing. The family furniture was packed in 
one end of a freight car. with the 
stable contents, including the horses, 
in the other end. George and his 
father rode the freight car, too. They 
slept on mattresses piled atop the fur- 
niture, and kept the horses fed and 
watered. 

The Strubles didn't stay long on the 
Oklahoma farm. Education for George 
was becoming a series of 
transplants— Iowa. Oklahoma, Illinois 
and Kansas. 

After George finished his |unior year 
of high school, his father bought a 
medical practice in Glasgow, Kansas, 
where he practiced medicine and ran 
a drug store until his death (from over- 



exertion) at the age of 92. 

George entered the University of 
Kansas at Lawrence in September of 
1918. "World War II was going on 
then." he said, "and I was made a 
member of the Students Army Train- 
ing Corps (SATC) unit. We slept in bar- 
racks and drilled with empty guns. I 
played an alto horn in the SATC band. 
But my army career was short. The Ar- 
mistice was signed in November, and 
we were mustered out by Christmas." 

About the time George was starting 
elementary school in Iowa, Lillie 
Strand was growing up in neighboring 
Nebraska. The youngest of five chil- 
dren, she was born— to Norwegian 
parents— on a farm in the central part 
of the state, west of Lincoln. When 
Lillie was four, the family moved to 
Aurora, where she started school. But 




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Lillie remembers spending many 
summers on the farm. "We lived in a 
sod house out there," she said. 
"There was no wood with which to 
build houses. We could look to the 
horizon and not see a single tree. We 
even used cow dung for fuel. The 
men would plow up long strips of 
prairie sod, cut them into squares, 
and use them as building blocks. The 
house was cool in summer and warm 
in winter. One summer I built my own 
little sod house. 

Lillie had one daily job she 
enjoyed— her five-mile trip astride a 
horse to fetch the mail from the 
nearest rural delivery box. "My 
mother was a lady" remarked George 
as Lillie talked about her horseback 
riding. "She rode side-saddle." And 
Lillie retorted, "Well. I made myself a 
divided skirt." 

Lillie was fourteen when her father 
traded his Nebraska farm for one 
near Independence, Kansas, a large 
town near the Oklahoma border, and 
moved his family there. This was oil 
territory, but they found only gas 
when they drilled. They joined the 
thousands of gas well owners in the 
area. The gas company bought the 
output, and gas was a cheap and 
ready fuel. 

Lillie, valedictorian of her high 
school class in Independence, had 
taken the Normal course, which 
prepared her for teaching. Yet she 
had trouble finding a job. "I was a lit- 
tle scrawny thing," she said ruefully, 
"and no one would hire me." She 
finally landed a position as a teacher 
of four pupils in a western Kansas, 
one-room country school. In addition 
to teaching, she kept the room clean 
and took care of the stove. 

Life was never dull. One afternoon, 
hearing a strange noise outside, she 
opened the door to find a large rat- 
tlesnake coiled on the step, ready to 
strike. She remembers slamming the 
door in a hurry. 



"Another afternoon," said Lillie, "1 
stayed after school to do some work 
for the next day. I heard a horse 
galloping up to a stop by the door. It 
was a girl from the family where 1 
boarded. She shouted that 1 should 
come home at once. A prairie fire up 
north was headed our way. I could 
see the black smoke in the distance. 
There was no room on the horse for 
me. so 1 ran all the way home, about a 
mile. They told me the men were all 
up north setting a back-fire. For fear it 
might not work, they said I should 
pack my belongings and be ready for 
a quick escape. The women were 
busy cooking up quantities of food. 
But the back-fire worked, and the fire 
fighters had plenty of hot food when 
they came back to the house." 

After that year of teaching. Lillie 
went to the University at Lawrence 
and enrolled as a mathematics major. 
With the war making the future seem 
so uncertain, she dropped out after 
the first year and taught mathematics 
in El Dorado, Kansas. Then she went 
back to the University and there met 
George. "It was at Christian Endeavor 
in a Disciples of Christ church in 
Lawrence," said Lillie. "We were both 
active in that group." 

"After graduation in lanuary of 1921, 
Lillie found a job teaching high school 
math and physics in Bancroft, Idaho, a 
small town with a 99 percent Mormon 
population. She lived with a Mormon 
family and made many friends there. 
(Her skills as a math teacher became 
legendary. Later on, she tutored many 



a high school student having trouble 
with the subject.) 

George stayed at the University an 
extra year to earn his Master's degree. 
The young couple, now engaged, 
agreed they would teach after mar- 
riage, and they hoped it could be in 
some interesting and unusual place. 
They found that place when they were 
hired by officials of the Philippine 
government to teach English in their 
schools for two years. 

At two o'clock in the afternoon of 
May 7, 1923, George and Lillie were 
married in a quiet ceremony at the 
home of Lillie's parents in In- 
dependence. "And at four o'clock," 
said George, "we were on a train 
headed for the Philippines." George's 
father was on the train, too. He had 
come for the wedding and started 
right back home to Glasgow. Lillie had 
told some of her friends from Idaho 
which train the couple would be tak- 
ing, and these friends were at the sta- 
tion to greet them on their brief stop. 

At Seattle they boarded the "Presi- 
dent lackson." which was to be their 
home for a month. Ships of the Presi- 
dent line carried both passengers and 
cargo so there were stops in )apan 
and China. They got acquainted with 
the other passengers, including some 
Americans going out to teach. When 
they docked at Shanghai, one new 
friend, a Chinese gentleman, invited 
them ashore for a Chinese meal; they 
travelled to the restaurant by rickshaw. 

"There were eighteen courses to the 
meal," said Lillie, "and I remember 




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one course was watermelon seeds. 
But the most exciting part of that ex- 
cursion was on the way back to the 
ship. We got into the one-passenger 
rickshaws again. My richshaw driver 
didn't follow the others; instead, he 
turned off on a different road. 1 was so 
scared! 1 thought 1 was being kidnap- 
ped. But we soon arrived back at the 
ship. He had just chosen a different 
route." 

At Manila, they were assigned for 
the first year to the schools of lloilo, a 
large port city. Since the people spoke 
so many different dialects, a law had 
been passed that the children must all 
be taught English as a common 
language. The English teachers were 
all Americans, and they were told that 
nothing except English could be 
spoken in their classrooms. The se- 
cond year, they were sent by the 
Bureau of Education to Dangued, a 
town in northern Luzon, the largest 
island in the chain. George was made 
principal of the high school of about 
three hundred pupils. 'And that is 
where Lillie started her first library," 
said George. "There was a hodge- 
podge of some 300 books. She spent 
many hours cataloguing them and 
preparing them to be checked out." 

When that year was over and the 



Strubles returned to the United States, 
George taught a year of freshman 
English at Baker University, in Baldwin. 
Kansas, and three years at the Univer- 
sity of North Dakota in Grand Forks. 
From there they moved to Madison, 
Wisconsin, where George studied for 
his doctorate at the University, and 
Lillie worked in the Capitol building to 
help the family finances. 

In 1931, George was awarded his 
Ph.D., and they came to Annville, 
where he had been hired to teach 
English at Lebanon Valley College. For 
the first time in their lives, George and 
Lillie Struble put down roots. They 
joined the College church, started a 
family, and, in 1938, built their first 
and permanent home two blocks 
from campus. 

Dr. Struble taught freshman English 
at Lebanon Valley College for 39 years 
and touched the lives of thousands of 
students during that time. Many alum- 
ni still remember the autobiographical 
themes he assigned early in their col- 
lege careers. In order to foster creative 
writing, Dr. Struble started the Green 
Blotter Club. For entrance, students 
were required to submit anonymous 
samples of their work. Only after the 
members had voted did they learn the 
identities of the applicants. It was con- 



Members of the Green Blotter Club, formed by 
George Struble. are (back row) Evelyn Evans 
Broderick 40: Carl Y Ehrhart 40. Robert Mays '42; 
Frances Prutzman Kauffman '41: Paul Stouffer '41; 
(centerl Dr George G Struble, Martha Davies 
DeHaven '42: Floda Trout Guimivan '41. (front row| 
Evelyn Miller Walborn* 40. Helen Morrison Davis 
'43: Pauline Keller Rutt '43; Mary Touchstone Hale 
40, Trygve Struble; Lillie S. Struble. 
• deceased 



sidered an honor to belong to this 
club. Meetings were held in the Stru- 
ble living room, where they read and 
discussed new work by their members 
before enjoying Lillie's tea and 
cookies. 

When Lillie decided Annville needed 
a public library, several friends agreed 
with her, and they went to work on the 
project. In the spring of 1940, they 
established a shelf of 12 5 books in a 
gift shop on Main Street, The books 
were all donated and mostly for 
children. The little library grew as it 
moved successively to the Struble 
garage, to the Water Company 
building, to a vacated barber shop, 
and, in 1944, to lohn McClure's base- 
ment on Main Street. By the time it 
moved to its own building, in 1950, 
the Annville Free Library Association 
had been incorporated. With 5,541 
books, no longer just for children, it 
was now a library for the whole town. 



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The new building on Main Street 
was a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Gideon 
Kreider, [r., who had been loyal sup- 
porters of the library from the first. 
The Kreiders refused to have the 
building named for them, however, 
saying if the citizens felt it was their 
library, they would support it. This 
proved to be true. As the library grew, 
a small trained staff was needed, but 
it has always been supported by a 
loyal corps of volunteers, with Lillie 
Struble a guiding spirit. It is now open 
to the public every day but Sunday. 
The inventory of 1986 shows a total 
of 18,341 books and a yearly circula- 
tion of almost 58,000. Today the 
Colonial-style building is crowded, 
and an addition is being planned, "I 
am proud," said Lillie, "that the library 
has always operated within its 
budget. And I'm overwhelmed by the 
support it has been given by the 
community." 

The community appreciates Lillie 
Struble In February, 1969, after 28 
years as president of the Annville 
Free Library Association, she was 
honored by the laycees at a 
testimonial dinner. In part, the cita- 
tion said, "Her determination and 
tenacity generated the enthusiasm 
which resulted in the handsome 
building which stands on Main Street 
today— The Annville Free Library," 

In 1952, Lillie was asked to establish 
the first LVC book store. She ran it for 
15 years. At first, to avoid competi- 
tion with an Annville merchant, she 
could sell only text books. Then she 
gradually branched out with other 
items needed by college students. 
Her most embarrasing purchase, she 
remembers, was long red underwear. 
The salesman had said they were "all 
the rage with college students" Lillie 
said, "I bought one dozen. And it 
took years to get rid of them." 

In 1949, George had become chair- 
man of the LVC English department. 
In summers, he continued to hone his 
language skills. He studied French at 
Laval University in Quebec, and. with 
Lillie, studied French at the Univer- 
sities of Neuchatel and Lausanne in 
Switzerland and German at the 
University of Innsbruch in the 
Tyrolean Alps. They shared their 
learning by establishing the LVC 



French Club in 1953. 

A true scholar. Dr. Struble ex- 
panded his achievements during his 
years at LVC. In 1954, he was asked to 
join the staff of a Temple University 
program offering graduate study for 
teachers. He gained international 
recognition in 1964, when he was in- 
vited to read a paper before the In- 
ternational Association of Language 
and Literature in Liege, Belgium. In 
1973, he appeared before the same 
group in Ottawa, Canada. 

The Strubles' two children carry on 
the family tradition of scholarship. Dr. 
George W. Struble, a mathematician, 
is head of the Computer Science 
department at Willamette University 
in Oregon. Trygve Struble Freed 
earned a Master's degree in French 
Literature, (Her husband, a physicist, 
is assistant dean of the School of 
Science at Penn State University.) 
Their parents fostered in both of 
them traits beyond formal 
education— a love of music and the 
outdoors and, above all. a pioneer 
spirit of adventure. 

Dr. Struble retired from the active 
faculty in 1970, but he continued to 
teach at least one course until 1984. 
His lectures were popular with the 
students. He became well known for 
his use of the magazine Time. 
especially in his Word Study course. 
"English is not a dead language," he 
said, "It is constantly changing. And 
77me magazine reflects that change." 
He no longer teaches, but he con- 
tinues to study. This semester he at- 
tends a 9:30 a.m. German class at the 
College. And Lillie keeps a regular 
schedule at the Annville Free Library. 

They built, they nurtured, they planted— 
and now they tend their garden. 

Edna Carmean has served the LVC 
community in many ways- 
including posts as secretary to the 
director of the Conservatory, 
secretary to the director of admis- 
sions and assistant in the public 
relations office. She is the author 
of several books including The 
Blue Eyed Six and Sandusky 
Brown, and continues to remain 
actively involved with LVC events. 



FOUNDERS 
DAY 1986 

Leadership Builds an 
Avenue to the Future 




(Top) President Arthur L. Peterson presents the 
1986 Founders Day Award to leffrey I. Burdge, chair- 
man and chief executive officer of Harsco 
Corporation, 



(Bottoml Clifford 
speaker 



L. lones, 1986 Founders Day 



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On February 25, Jeffrey I. Burdge received Lebanon 
Valley College's annual Founders Day Award given, as 
the inscription states, "For unselfish and unusual com- 
munity service in founding avenues leading to the 
future.'' 

That inscription is an apt one for "The Leadership 
College," because those who create our avenues to the 
future— the trail-blazers— demonstrate exceptional 
leadership ability. 

Burdge, chairman and chief executive officer at 
Harsco Corporation in Camp Hill, is a community 
leader who has blazed many trails of service. In addi- 
tion to his long career at Harsco— starting in 1953 as an 
auditor in the company's Heckett Division in Butler and 
making a steady climb to his current position— Burdge 
serves in corporate directorships on seven local and 
state boards. His community involvement includes a 
wide range of interests: Harrisburg's Polyclinic Medical 
Center and YMCA. the Pennsylvania Chamber of Com- 
merce, Goodwill Industries, Pennsylvanians for Effec- 
tive Government, and the Capitol Campus of the Penn- 
sylvania State University. 

President Arthur L. Peterson said of Burdge at the 
ceremony, "Mr. Burdge continues to work unceasingly 
for others. Volunteering his time to serve as chairman 
of the Professional Activities Committee at Harrisburg 
Polyclinic Medical Center, he ensures smooth opera- 
tion of a constructive, caring institution. Lending his 
leadership to a fund drive for Goodwill Industries, he 
stands as a beacon to the lost and lonely. Sharing his 
expertise with other businessmen as chairman of the 
Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, he assures a 
bright future for the leaders of tomorrow." 

The speaker for Founders Day 1986, Clifford L. lones, 
also has been a trail-blazer on the state level. President 
of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce since 
1983, (ones has served the state in three cabinet posts, 
as chairman of the Republic State Committee, and as a 
member of the Pennsylvania Public Utility 
Commission. 

lones launched his public service career as executive 
director of the Lawrence County Council of the Boy 
Scouts of America in 1951. Prior to joining state 
government, he served in the laycees, two chambers of 
commerce, and CAN-DO, Inc., a non-profit industrial 
development corporation. 

In 1963, he was named deputy secretary of Com- 
merce for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; in 1967, 
he was named secretary of that department. He also 
served the state as secretary of the Department of 
Labor and Industry and secretary of the Department of 
Environmental Resources. 

In his speech, "The Corporation and the Community," 
lones commented on the problems of today's corpora- 
tions as well as the needs and expectations of their 
communities. "The corporation and the community 
really need each other," he said. "It all comes down to 
one factor: people." 



EMTs at LVC: 

Double Duty for Annville 
and the Campus 

by Jody Rathgeb 




Paramedic leff Ongnano "If it's a life-threatening situation, you're 
going to go" 

You can identify them by their pagers. Spot the pager 
hanging from a belt or attached to a textbook, and 
you've spotted someone who might some day save 
your life. Indeed, that is how they recognize each other 
at first. 

They are Lebanon Valley College students who volun- 
teer to work with the Emergency Medical Services 
System in Lebanon County. Some are emergency 
medical technicians; two are paramedics; others are tak- 
ing classes to earn EMT status. All are members of an 
informal, loosely-organized, and unofficial campus ser- 
vice group providing a vital service to the community of 
Annville. 

Students who become involved with the fire company 
and ambulance service at Union Hose Company in 
Annville do so through their own informal networking. 
If they have done first-aid work in their home towns, 
they start asking questions about ambulance running as 
soon as they arrive on campus. Or they may become in- 
terested by talking with other LVC students already 
working with Union Hose Company. Stacie Micheel, for 
example, a sophomore from King of Prussia, Penn- 
sylvania, noticed certain students wearing pagers and 
inquired about it. "1 started talking with people who 
directed me to Jeff Cirignano, and he got me the ap- 
plication," she explains. Cirignano, a senior from Saddle 
Brook, New Jersey, is a paramedic for both Union Hose 
and Palmyra's Emergency Medical Services. 



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Other students entered this unofficial service group 
through much the same method. All it takes to "belong," 
they say. is sincere interest in helping others and a will- 
ingness to add EMT courses to their regular college 
curricula. 

The students who "run" do so for a variety of reasons; 
sometimes, even they are unable to explain themselves 
beyond a shrug and the comment, "It helps people." 
Certainly, some plan on a medical-related career: 
Cirignano and Rhea Lippe hope to work as medics 
when they graduate from LVC and Micheel will apply to 
medical schools. But not all: Geoff Howson is a 
psychology major, and religion major Keith Littlewood 
plans on seminary after college. 

Perhaps Littlewood states the reasoning most simply 
when he says. "You get to help people when they need 
it the most." 

It may sound simple, but it's not. What happens when 
you are just sitting down to take an exam, and a "Code 
Blue" call comes in? How can you balance studying for 
your own future with the idea of helping someone else 
who may not have any future at all? And how do you 
explain to an unsympathetic professor that your "class 
cutting" saved a life? 

"For the most part, the professors understand." says 
Cirignano. "Many of them live in Annville, so they know 
that some day it may be their own family that needs 
help. And if you make an effort to keep up with the 
work you've missed, they'll help." 

While each student approaches the problem of miss- 
ing classes for ambulance runs in his or her own way, as 



a group they have created their own unwritten code of 
ethics. 

"At the beginning of the semester, 1 talk with my 
teachers to ask them if I can go to calls, and I've never 
had one who said I couldn't," says Howson, a senior 
from Red Bank. New Jersey "Of course, I would stay for 
an exam and turn my pager off." 

Micheel uses the same sort of judgment. "If the call is 
for a routine transport (taking a non-emergency patient 
to the hospital), I'm not going to miss class," she says. 
"But if it's an emergency call, I'm more likely to make 
the call than go to class." 

"If you've already missed a number of classes, you 
dread the thought of missing more," notes Cirignano. 
"But if it's a life-threatening situation, you're going to 
go." 

Part of the balance and judgment is making sure that 
the patient is getting care from someone. Lippe. an allied 
health services major from Piscataway, New lersey, ex- 
plains by describing her own situation: "at one point in 
the semester, I knew I had to buckle down for classes, 
and during finals I missed three calls. But I knew that the 
calls were being taken care of, so it didn't bother me too 
much." 

Another difficulty in being a student/ambulance atten- 
dant is trying to keep up with two different sets of 
classes: LVC's and the state certification courses for 
emergency medical technicians. The core of training for 
ambulance personnel is an EMT course of 100 to 110 
hours offered at the Lebanon County Vo-Tech School. 
Union Hose Company sponsors those interested in the 




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class and offers its own seminars which provide training 
aside from the actual certification. 

This means that the students are spending a great deal 
of time in classes for which they receive no college 
credit. Occasionally, their inability to receive academic 
credit bothers them. "My EMT training is six hours a 
week," says Littlewood, a junior from Roxbury, New 
lersey, "That's twice as much time as a college course. 
yet I am not allowed to receive credit even if it is a state- 
certified course. It doesn't make sense." 

Nevertheless, not one of the students would give up 
the volunteer work. For them, such things as credits and 
cuts become petty in the face of real danger. They're in 
it not for a grade, but to help others. 

"It's a personal challenge, but it's even more worth- 
while than that." says Cingnano "And it has its rewarding 
moments that make up for the ones that are not so 
rewarding. Some people look at us and think that we 
just like to drive fast and get through traffic, but if 
anyone is in it for that, they're not going to last long." 

"You don't hear praise too often," adds Lippe. "When 
you do hear it, it's sometimes second- or third-hand." 

"A lot of people think that what I do is gross, and they 
say they wouldn't be able to do it." says Micheel. "But 
I'd rather be there to help." 

,'im Bohr, president of Union Hose Company, is among 
those who appreciate the students who want to be 
there. "We're glad to have them, because we have never 
had more than enough volunteers." he says. The fire 
company particularly relies on the students during the 
day, when many volunteers cannot leave their employ- 
ment. "We follow a duty roster that puts each volunteer 
on duty about every fifth night. Without the college 
students, a person would go on duty every fourth night." 

Bohr understands, however, the realities of a college 
student's life. "When they go home for vacations, we 
have to readjust the schedule," he notes. "But we 
understand. Sometimes, I'm the one who has to remind 
them that they're in Annville because they're students at 
LVC We appreciate them, but we know why they're here 
in the first place." 

The good will is mutual. Says Lippe. "It's a good group 
of people in Annville. Often, you get a'lot of cynicism 
among ambulance people. Here, they're not cliquish, 
and people are willing to help you with your training. 
You don't find that in many places." 

How is it that these students— of diverse majors, and 
none from Lebanon county— have become so much a 
part of the Annville community? 

In answer, Cirignano points to the letterhead for the 
Emergency Health Services Federation. At the bottom, 
it reads, "The bottom line is patient care." 



Union Hose Company volunteers: Rhea Lippe. Stacie Micheel. leff 
Cirignano and Keith Littlewood 



LVC's 
Shepherds 



guided by good will. 
College employees help care 
for the area's needy 

by M.A. Weister 

A recession hit Lebanon County in 1983 when several 
area businesses closed. The unemployment rate sud- 
denly grew, the number of homeless dramatically in- 
creased, and, for the first time, a high number of single- 
parent families demanded attention. 

It wasn't long before members of Lebanon's social ser- 
vice agencies received increased requests for basic 
needs — clothing, homes and food. Members from 
each of the groups began meeting to discuss possible 
ways to help Lebanon's needy population. During those 
discussions, the idea arose for a program that would 
provide one free, hot meal per day to anyone who 
needed it. 

For the idea to work, however, start-up money, meal 
sites, and volunteers were needed. The task force 
turned to the Lebanon County Christian Ministries for 
help in carrying out the plan. Together, LCCM and the 
Salvation Army held the first free meal, unsure if anyone 
would show up. Many did. 

LVC employees played an important role in helping to 
start the successful meal program. 

"From the start the campus has been willing to con- 
tribute money and time," said Dr. lim Scott, professor of 
German, and current coordinator of campus efforts, 
"and the inspiration is simply the desire to help out 
others who are having a rough time." 

Dr. Leon Markowicz, professor of English, coordinated 
the initial campus efforts, urging LVC staff and faculty 
members to raise $800 for food and other necessary 
start-up supplies. Markowicz also recruited the initial 
team of volunteers to cook and serve meals. 

Now. three years later, LVC volunteers still take their 
turn in the kitchen once a month, mostly on Saturdays 
or Sundays when the churches or other volunteer 
groups are holding services. 

Sylvia Lehman, LCCM's coordinator of the Free Noon 
Meals Program, visits each meal site each day. 

"1 keep an eye out for which food goes over well," said 
Lehman, "and the College's Shepherd's Pie is a big 
favorite." 



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LVC volunteers are only part of a growing list of those 
donating their time to the successful free meals pro- 
gram; the roster of just fourteen groups three years ago 
has blossomed into approximately 60 churches, as well 
as the College the Beth-Israel Synagogue-Center, the 
Lebanon Catholic High School and the Salvation Army. 

"This is the most unusual program of its kind that I've 
come in contact with,'' said Elizabeth Greer, executive 
director of LCCM, "because we use a different location 
every day and the groups take turns using each other's 
facilities without conflicts." 

Howard L. Applegate, vice president, dean of continu- 
ing education and free meal volunteer, notes that many 
involved with the program wish they could do more. 



Some find it hard to cope with the obvious difficulties 
of the poor or homeless, but realize what their gift of 
time means. 

Indeed, the need for the Free Noon Meals Program 
continues. To date, the program serves about 4000 
people per month, reports Greer. 

LVC students, too, have become aware of the free 
meals program and want to help. This year, money 
made from Alpha Phi Omega's (APO) and Gamma 
Sigma Sigma's (GSS) "Helping Hands" yearly fund-raiser 
will be donated to LCCM. 

"LCCM does an incredible job." said Applegate. 
"without them this program wouldn't exist." 



MBA Program 

Answers 

a Community's 

Question 

by Jody Rathgeb 

Ask a question, get an answer: it's one of the most basic 
forms of education— one that can get lost in the shuffle 
of computer print-outs, complicated theory, and 
sophisticated testing procedures. 

Yet it was the simple, straightforward question-answer 
method that spawned the development of a Master of 
Business Administration degree at Lebanon Valley 
College. 

The question, from the Lebanon Valley Chamber of 
Commerce, was: Would it be possible to get an MBA 
program in Lebanon County? The eventual answer, from 
Lebanon Valley College: Yes, and it will be offered right 
here in Annville. 

"An overwhelming majority of the respondents 
(91.3%) favor the development of an MBA pro- 
gram in the Lebanon County area'.' 

— LVCC Survey of Businessmen 

Of course, the actual development of the current 
cooperative program between The Philadelphia College 
of Textiles and Science and Lebanon Valley College 
wasn't quite so simple. After a Chamber of Commerce 
survey determined that both interest and potential 
students existed, it was up to Lebanon Valley College to 
explore the alternatives. 

"The Colleges involvement has been one of response 
to community needs'.' 

—Howard Applegate, 
vice president and dean 
of continuing education. LVC 

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Dr. Richard Reed, former dean of the faculty, began 
looking for a suitable program that could be offered on 
the LVC campus. The many considerations involved in 
the search included quality price, and the needs of 
potential Lebanon County MBA students. 

Meanwhile, the College and the community both had 
to prove their commitment to a cooperative program. 
Certain materials were needed in the library, for exam- 
ple, and funds were needed to provide them. 

'"We were asked to show our commitment, and we 
did. The business community raised almost 
$10,000 to provide money for resource materials. 

—David Wauls, 
former president. 
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce 

Area corporations were certainly willing to make an in- 
vestment in the futures of their executives. Through the 
Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the following 
investors were found: ALCOA, American Bank and Trust 
Company, Boscov's. Butler Manufacturing Company, 
Cleaver Brooks division of AquaChem, Dauphin 
Deposit Bank and Trust Company, Farmers Trust Com- 
pany, General Electric Company, Hershey Foods Cor- 
poration, Lebanon Area Personnel Associates, Lebanon 
County Bankers Association, Lebanon Valley Chamber 
of Commerce, Lebanon Valley Offset, Palmyra In- 
dustries, Peoples National Bank, and Sterling Drug, Inc. 

"Throughout the process, there was an excellent 
working relationship between LVC and the Chamber. 
Our only problem was one of persistence'.' 

—David Wauls 

Finding a partner school was by far the most com- 
plicated part of the process. Based on the results of the 
Chamber's survey, the College was determined to offer 
an executive MBA program; that is, one designed for 
those working full time. 

"There's something to be gained from a classroom 
full of people who are working'.' 

— Don Bixler, 

MBA student and financial analyst, 

Hershey Foods Corporation 



The difference between an executive MBA program 
and one designed for full-time students goes beyond 
class scheduling times. Professors in the executive MBA 
program realize that their students represent a pool of 
experience, and the astute professor draws on that ex- 
perience in the classroom. In a sense each student is a 
teacher to the others. 

"There's a difference in teaching graduate students 
and undergraduate students. You're there for a dif- 
ferent reason'.' 

—Bill Toner 
MBA student and manager. 
Parts Department. Cleaver Brooks 

The executive MBA program also shows a sensitivity 
for the busy older student, who often has to juggle 
school, job and family in a complicated lifestyle. This 
does not mean it's an "easy" program— but it is flexible. 

The "suitable partner" was at last found in The 
Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. Textile had 
been offering an executive MBA program since 1976 at 
its East Falls campus, and the school had already 
become involved in offering classes at a distance by 
scheduling the MBA course in Bucks County as well. 
Textile had both the quality and the type of program 
needed in Lebanon County. 

"When The Valley started talking seriously about 
an MBA program. I decided to go with it'.' 

—Bill Toner 

As soon as the two colleges reached an agreement, 
the plans for an MBA at LVC moved ahead rapidly, and 
classes began in the summer of 1985. The first students 
who enrolled were those who either had been search- 
ing for an appropriate and convenient program, or who 




were already enrolled in a program they found 
unsatisfactory. 
Tom Cusak. vice president for finance at Lebanon 
Valley Offset, who holds the distinction of being the 
very first person in the new program, notes that he saw 
convenience as a prime factor in his choice of pro- 
grams. When he received a Chamber newsletter an- 
nouncing the MBA, he had been on the verge of 
enrolling in a program that would have required much 
traveling. Others were attracted by the content of the 
program: both Don Bixler, a financial analyst with Her- 
shey Foods Corporation, and Angela Shutty, a tax ac- 
countant for Rite-Aid Corporation, had been dissatisfied 
with another school's program. 

"This \program\ seems to be more in tune with 
people who are working'.' 

—Don Bixler 

"Textile has more options for specialization'.' 

—Angela Shutty. 
MBA student and tax accountant. 
Rite-Aid Corporation 

What students seem to like about the MBA program at 
LVC corresponds with the reasoning behind an 
executive MBA: the classes fit their busy work 
schedules, the professors from Textile recognize and 
use the students' experience, and there is flexibility. 

"I'm willing to recognize that it's a growing 
program'.' 

—Tom Cusak. 
MBA student and vice president for finances, 
Lebanon Valley Offset 

"I have faith in the system." 

—Bill Toner 

There were, however, a few inevitable "bumps" at the 
beginning of the journey. It takes time to establish effi- 
cient communication links between faculty members 
and administrators at two separate institutions. The 
number of details to be coordinated is amazing. Yet, as 
each semester goes by, students enrolled in the pro- 
gram are finding a smoother ride in their travels to 
Master of Business Administration degrees. 

"We're now drawing heavily in Lancaster and 
Dauphin counties. People are drawn by the pro- 
gram's flexibility'.' 

—Howard Applegate 



The future, too, looks bright. The MBA program at 
Lebanon Valley College is gaining a good reputation as 
it serves the needs of both businesses and individuals. 
It provides an answer to the questions of many. 



MBA "pioneers' in G300— Managerial Marketing, the program's first class, 
are, from left, Thanh Chau Vo: William Toner: Creighton Frampton, former 
director of the program: Deborah Fullam: Donald Bixler: and Thomas 
Cusak. Current classes average 2 5 students. 



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Campus Update 

Porches Book 
Brings LVC and 
Annville Together 

"let me sing of the sacred duty of favors 
Of doing them with no doubt in the heart 
Favors for family and neighbors first 
Who might be anyone, this world is so magic 
College kids short on money and sense 
Like any other kids, like you were once'.' 

—from "Hot Dogs" 

Porches: 

An Introduction to the Citizens 

of Annville, Pennsylvania 



>85, was a special day in the 
residents and also for the 



Sunday, December 15, 1 
lives of many Annville 
College. 

A publication party was held in the Little Theater, 
bringing together more than 200 community members 
with campus faculty, staff, and students to celebrate the 
publishing of Porches: An Introduction to the Citizens of Ann- 
ville. Pennsylvania by Philip A. Billings, professor of 
English, and Annville artist Dan Massad. 

It was Billings' conversation with local residents that 
formed the basis of the twelve free-verse poems con- 
tained in the book, and Massad took those occasions to 
do pencil portraits. 

During the December 15 celebration, Billings, his wife 
Sue, and Massad, read several poems; those who pro- 
vided material for the book enjoyed first listening and 
then signing autographs. 

"The event turned out well," said |im Scott, professor 
of German, "and it was a great boost for College and 
community relations." 

Billings' poems depict the lives of 15 Annville 
residents, ages 74 to 88. At least two of those citizens 
are familiar to many LVC alumni: George Struble, long 
time professor of English and former chairman of the 
department, and "Hot Dog" Frank Aftosmes. a well- 
known restaurateur and colorful Annville character. 
Struble and Aftosmes, along with Fannie Light, Addie 
Miller, Helen Mover, and all the others, have lived most 
of their lives in Annville. They have shared difficult 
times, most specifically the Depression, and most recall 
sitting outside on their porches during their younger 
days to visit with friends walking by. Each poem reveals 
how the subject dealt with his or her life. Some show 
mostly pain and bitterness, while others are proud and 
philosophical about adversity. Some show a great sense 
of humor. 




(Topi Author Philip A. Billings (Bottom) Artist Dan Massad 

"The book not only shows the lives and faces of these people'.' Billings 
notes, "but it also, indirectly gives a picture of the life of Annville in this 
century. "\n addition to being poetry, the pieces are also oral history and 
self portraits, and all together they read something like a novel'.' 

For your copy of Porches: An Introduction to the Citizens of Ann- 
ville. Pennsylvania, send $10.00 (book price) plus Sl.00 (postage) to: 
Professor Philip Billings. English Department, Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege. Annville, PA 17003. Please include your return address with zip 
code. 



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appoit tme ts 

Religion, Philosophy 
Departments Consolidated 

At the beginning of the spring 
semester, the departments of Religion 
and Philosophy were consolidated. 
Donald E. Byrne. |r.. professor of 
religion, was named chairman of the 
new department. The College will 
continue to offer two distinct majors 
to its students. 

PRESENTATIONS 

Folland Presents Paper 

In February. Sherman T. Folland, assis- 
tant professor of economics, 
presented a paper. "Advertising by 
Physicians: Behavior and Attitudes," at 
a seminar held at Oakland University, 
Rochester. Michigan. 

Tom Delivers Lecture 

C. F. Joseph Tom, professor of 
economics, delivered a lecture. "Na- 
tional Budget: Facts and Fiction" as 
part of the 1985 Lebanon Valley 
College-Cornwall Manor Lecture 
Series in October. 

Cantrell Speaks 
on Ancient Writings 

Voorhis C. Cantrell. professor of 
religion and Greek, presented a lec- 
ture, "Ancient Writings: Cuneiform 
Tablets. Scrolls and Books," to the 
regional meeting of Biblical ar- 
chaeologists at the Evangelical School 
of Theology, Myerstown, Penn- 
sylvania. The lecture included a slide 
presentation of the newly-discovered 
Ebla tablets in Syria. Dead Sea Scrolls, 
and the Nag Hammadi Gnostic Chris- 
tian books found in Egypt. 

Weisburger 
Lectures in Orient 

In lanuary, Elizabeth K. Weisburger, 
president of the Board of Trustees, 
lectured in Tokyo and Bangkok on 
"Chemical Carcinogenesis— some Oc- 
cupational and Life Style Factors." 



PUBLICATIONS 

Representative 

Praises LVC 

in House Remarks 




The Congressional Record recently 
published remarks on "Leadership at 
Lebanon Valley College" made by the 
Honorable Robert S. Walker of Penn- 
sylvania in the House of Representa- 
tives. 

The article praises the educational 
system and accomplishments at LVC, 
particularly noting the college's 
pioneering commitment to leadership. 
In his remarks, Walker describes the 
four-tiered leadership development 
program and states, "Lebanon Valley 
College is the only college in the na- 
tion offering this total community ap- 
proach to leadership development. It 
is an approach that bodes well for the 
future not only of the college itself, 
but the community it serves as well." 

Reprints of Rep. Walker's remarks in 
their entirety are available by writing 
to LVC Alumni Relations. Lebanon 
Valley College. Annville PA 17003. 

Cornelius' 
Papers Published 

Two papers by Richard D Cornelius, 
professor of chemistry and chairman 
of the department of chemistry 
recently were published in profes- 
sional journals. "Kinetics and 
Mechanisms of Platinum (ll)-Promoted 
Hydrolysis of Inorganic Phosphates." 
written in collaboration with Dr. 
Ronald Viola at the University of 
Akron and Dr. Rathrindra Bose at the 



Pittsburgh State University (Kansas), 
was published in Inorganic Chemistry. 
Another paper by Cornelius, "Student 
Use of Computers for Solving Pro- 
blems: Tools or Crutches," done in col- 
laboration with Dr. Daniel Cabrol and 
Dr. Claude Cachet at the Universite de 
Nice, was published in the }ournal of 
Chemical Education. 

Carlson's 
Critique Published 

Roger D Carlson, associate professor 
of psychology, wrote a critique of the 
Comprehensive Development Evalua- 
tion Chart developed by a team at the 
El Paso Rehabilitation Center. 
Carlson's critique was published in Test 
Critiques. Vol. Ill by Keyser and 
Sweetland (Test Corp. of America, 
1985). 

Tom's Paper Published 

C. F. Joseph Tom, professor of 
economics, wrote a paper. "Money 
Demand Deposits Creation, and the 
Hicksian-Keynesian Model with 
BASIC." which was published in the 
1984 issue of the Proceedings of the An- 
nual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Conference 
of Economists. 

Journal Publishes 
Folland s Study 

Sherman T Folland, assistant pro- 
fessor of economics, wrote a paper, 
"Health Care Needs. Economics and 
Social Justice," which was published in 
the March issue of the International jour- 
nal of Social Economics. 



MUSICAL 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

Morgan 

Conducts Workshop 

Philip G. Morgan, assistant professor 
of music, conducted a workshop in 
vocal technique for the Ephrata 
Church of the Brethren in Ephrata. 
Pennsylvania in September. 



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HU^N ES 

Broussard Named as 
Society's Officer 

lames H. Broussard. associate pro- 
fessor of history and chairman of the 
Department of History, was appointed 
as secretary-treasurer of the Society 
for Historians of the Early American 
Republic. 

Iskowitz Receives 
Photography Award 

Richard A. Iskowitz. associate pro- 
fessor of art, won Best of Show in the 
black/white category at the 53rd An- 
nual Cumberland Valley Photograph- 
ers Salon in Hagerstown. Maryland. 
Iskowitz won the award for his piece, 
"Sculpture" 

English Professors 
Judge Contests 

In lanuary, |ohn P. Kearney, professor 
of English, was a judge at an 
American Legion speech contest at 
Annville-Cleona High School. Later in 
the month. Kearney and two other 
members of the English faculty. Dr. 
Arthur L. Ford, professor of English 
and chairman of the Department of 
English, and Glenn H. Woods, 
associate professor of English, judged 
essays for the Eastern Pennsylvania 
and Delaware district of the Optimists. 




From left to right (front row) Gary Reesor. Kevin 
Meyer. Michael Royer. Pat Eckman. Eric Kratzer 
from left to right (back row). Terry Kline, athletic 
trainer. Mark Holmes, leff Sitler. Rich Kichman. Ron 
Vladyka, Glen Kaiser. Mike Rusen. and Gerald 
Petrofes, coach 

When LVC's wrestling team beat 
Albright College on February 5. 
Coach lerry Petrofes achieved a 
special victory of his own: it was his 
200th coaching win at the Valley, a 
feat unapproached by any other LVC 
coach in the history of the College. 

With typical modesty, Petrofes gives 
all the credit of his wrestlers. 

When Petrofes came to Lebanon 
Valley College for the 1963-64 season, 
the previous year's record was 0-9; the 
wrestling record now stands at 
203-161-5. 







LVC's Cindy Sladek, a biology and nur- 
sing major, set a new LVC cross coun- 
try record last fall with a time of 20:42. 
A competitive athlete for nine years, 
Sladek (shown here with coach Bob 
Unger) hopes to run in the 1 ( 
Olympics. 



Development Office Update 

Knights Thank Knights 

Current Knights of the Valley helped 
in the 1985-1986 annual fund 
phonathon, raising 12 percent of the 
$50,000 goal. But they weren't finish- 
ed with fund raising when the 
phonathon came to an end. They em- 
barked, instead, on a mini-campaign 
of their own. 

The focus of their campaign, which 
closes also on June 30. was Knights 
Alumni. 

"We did not have a complete record 
of our alumni, so we dug out all the 
old yearbooks we could find, made a 
list and sent letters to all of them," said 



Glen M. Bootay '86, current president 
of the Knights. 

While the money they receive ($340, 
so far) is important, the goal they've 
set is not monetary: it's for 100 per- 
cent participation for the first time in 
history. 

The Knights, formed in 1941 to pro- 
mote campus citizenship, offer an an- 
nual academic scholarship, and the 
Chuck Maston award, the most 
coveted LVC Athletic Award. The 
Knights "Hot Dogs of All Nations" 
stand has become a traditional delight 
at the Spring Arts Festival. 

Knights of the Valley alumni are urg- 
ed to help update alumni records by 
sending name, year of graduation, 
current address and phone number to 



Alumni Relations, Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, PA 17003-0501. Don't 
forget your contribution for Knight's 
causes. 

Current Knights express a hearty 
"thanks" to the following who have 
contributed to date: 

Edward U. Balsbaugh, )r. '55, David 
N. Bosacco '56. D. H. Deck '66. Hiram 
E. Fitzgerald '62, Martin L. Gluntz '53, 
Mark W. Heberling '53. William H. 
Kiick '57. Christopher L. Palmer '83, 
Allen Z. Roth 75. William L. Routson 
78, Stephen C Scanniello 78. William 
D. Shumway 75. Mark T Stout 77, Dr. 
Sterling F Strause '52, Robert ]. Taran- 
tolo '53, Harry W. Wertsch '68. and 
Merle L.Wise '53. 



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Class Agents Needed! 

Thirty-six alumni have agreed to 
serve as class agents for their respec- 
tive classes. Twenty-five more are 
needed, one for each of the following 
years: '26. '28. '32. '34. '37. '38, '40. 
'42, '43, '44, '45, '46, '56, '57, '58, '62. 
'63, '64, '65. '66, '67, '68, 71, 73, 76. 

An 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. breakfast 
meeting has been scheduled (ten- 
tatively) for Saturday, |une 14 (Alumni 
Weekend) for all current class agents 
and graduates interested in serving. 
Please contact Karen McHenry Gluntz 
(717-867-6224) or Kathleen Yorty 
Thach (717-867-6223) if you plan to 
attend. 



Time is running out. 

The 1985-1986 

Annual Giving Campaign 

ends June 30, 1986. 

Please consider a gift 

to 

Lebanon Valley College. 

Make your check 

payable to 

Lebanon Valley College 

and send it to: 
Development Office 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, PA 17003-0501 



Alumni Relations 
Update 

Acting Director Named 

Mrs. Kathleen Yorty Thach '85, assis- 
tant director of development, on 
lanuary 9, 1986 was named acting 
director of alumni relations. The 
search for a full-time director 
continues. 

Reunion Time 

It's class reunion-planning time for 
those classes with years ending in 1 
and 6. If requested by the reunion 
chairperson, the alumni services office 
will assist your reunion committee in 
making arrangements. Please contact 
Mrs. Thach at your earliest conve- 
nience if you desire assistance. 

Nominations for Alumni Associa- 
tion Officers 

The following nominations have 
been made for Alumni Association 
Officers to be elected at the annual 
business meeting lune 14 (Alumni 
Weekend): 



President 
President Elect 
Vice President 



Wes Dellinger 
lohn Metka 
Betty Criswell 
Hungerford 
Additional nominations may be 
presented at the lune 14 meeting. 





Development 




Office Update 


1985- 


1986 Annual Fund Campaign Report 




(as of lanuary 28, 1986) 




Unrestricted Restricted 




(scholarship/financial aid) (other funds) 


Pledges 


$437,724 $439,998 


Payments 


353,232 435,268 


Goal 


650.000 350,000 


The campaign ends Monday, lune 30, 1986. 



Plan NOW to Attend 

Alumni Weekend: June 1 3 , 1 4 and 1 5 : 

Friday 

12:00 noon Registration 

5th Annual Golf 
Tournament 
6:30 p.m. President's Reception 
Quality Inn (Lebanon) 
7:30 p.m. Dinner 

Entertainment 

Saturday 

8:00 a.m. 

9:00 a.m. 
10:00 a.m. 

11:00a.m. 



Breakfast/Class Agent 
Breakfast Meeting 

Mae Fauth Travelogue 

Alumni Ambassadors/ 

Senior Alumni Meeting 

Conversation with the 

President, 

Dr. Arthur L. Peterson 

Kids Special 

12:15 p.m. Alumni Luncheon 

(with faculty as guests) 

2:30 p.m. Class Photos and Alumni/ 
Faculty Reception 

3:30 p.m. Estate Planning Seminar 
"A Year in Syria" with Art 
and Mary Ellen Ford 
Tennis/Campus Tours 
lohn Uhl's Audio-Visual 
Presentation of LVC 

6:30 p.m. Picnic at Kreiderheim/ 
Class Reunion Dinners 

8:30 p.m. Reunion Dance 

"The Underground" 

Sunday 

10:30 a.m. Memorial 

Chapel Service 
11:30 a.m. Brunch 



'Tentative Schedule 



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Wanted: Lenny the Leopard 
Stories! 

Lenny the Leopard in his lair in the Allan W Mund 
College Center The case has been provided by the 
Palmyra Rotary Club 

From Sierra Leone, West Africa, to 
Lebanon Valley College in small-town 
Annville, Pennsylvania, USA, Lenny 
the Leopard has led an unusual "life." 
Lenny came to LVC after being shot by 
Dr. William N. Martin 18 on Mount 
Leicester in 1922. (Lenny was charging 
Dr. Martin, who was in Africa to 
research the "Fears and Superstitions 
of Native People" and to establish 
science training at Albert Academy.) 
Lenny's LVC adventures, if the story 
tellers have it straight, may well have 
surpassed his African exploits. 

Do you have a Lenny the Leopard 
story? If so, please send it to the 
Alumni Editor. We just might feature 
Lenny in a future issue of The Valley. 



You can help LVC in many ways. 
Financial support is one. An im- 
portant one. 

But it takes more than money to 
run a college. 

We need your time, your talent, 
your ideas. 

Please consider 
the following 
areas of service: 



Annual Fund Campaign Volunteer 
Career Advisor 
Class Agent 

Class Reunion Committee Member 
LVC Regional Club Host or Hostess 
Intern Sponsor 

Student Recruitment Ambassador 
Parents Association Committee 
Member 



Interested? 
"Write or call: 



Mrs. Kathleen Yorty Thach 
College Relations 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, PA 17003-0501 
(717)867-6223 



Classnotes 



RONALD ROBB 83 and BAR- 
BARA EDZENGA ROBB 82 have 
been instrumental in securing a 
$15,000 gift from the Gibb Founda- 
tion. In compliance with the wishes 
of the Foundation's directors, the 
College has selected a member of 
the class of '88 as its first Gibb 
Scholar: William Wright of North 
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Wright, 



an actuarial science major, has 
achieved a 3.66 out of a possible 
4.0 grade point average and works 
as a student assistant in the admis- 
sions office. 

The Gibb Foundation recently an- 
nounced plans to provide a second 
$15,000 grant to assist in financing 
the education of a member of the 
class of '89. 




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>r*Q DR " C raym O nd BELL 

JLQ> retired from 50 years of 

medical practice in Lebanon, 
Pennsylvania. 

,,5- DR. BRUCE M. METZGER, 

J J professor emeritus of New 
Testament at Princeton Theological 
Seminary, lectured at twelve univer- 
sities in South Africa last fall. At the 
University of Potchefstroom, he was 
awarded an honorary D.Litt. degree. 

' "2 Q ETHEL W,LT was recogniz- 
JO ed with Red Rose Honors for 
her active participation in Delta Kappa 
Gamma. Alpha Alpha State. Miss Wilt 
is retired from a 38-year teaching 
career with the Derry Township 
Schools. 

Delta Kappa Gamma Society Interna- 
tional is the largest professional 
honorary organization in the world 
whose primary purpose is the ad- 
vancement of education and women 
educators. 

"20 MERLE S BACASTOW was 

J y honored recently at a retire- 
ment dinner in York. Pennsylvania. 
Bacastow was vice president of 
Medical Affairs at York Hospital. 

fAry DR. DAVID W. GOCKLEY of 

T-^ Westport, Connecticut, last 
fall became the sixth recipient of 
Religion in American Life's (RIAL) 
Earle B. Pleasant Interreligious Leader- 
ship Award. Gockley received the 
award in recognition of his 2 5 years of 
service with RIAL, the last 16 years as 
chief executive officer. 

'A A DOROTHY LANDIS GRAY 

T'T - has returned to Arkansas 
College, Batesville, Arkansas, after a 
year's sabbatical, during which time 
she worked with Dallas Opera and 
Sarasota Opera, spent time observing 
rehearsals at the Glyndebourne 
Opera Festival in England, and vaca- 
tioned at Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvania. 
She is the lean Brown Professor of 
Music, an endowed professorship, at 
Arkansas College. 

'A ft DAV| D P. SHEETZ has been 

40 elected a senior vice presi- 
dent of The Dow Chemical Company 
and will assume new responsibilities 
as the company's chief scientist. 



Dow's president and chief executive 
officer, Paul F. Oreffice, says, "Scientific 
excellence drives our company, and in 
today's increasingly complex technical 
environment, the creation of this 
critical new position will give Dave 
Sheetz the responsiblity for ensuring 
that our technical proficiency remains 
at the highest level.'' 

Sheetz also will represent the com- 
pany to the scientific community in in- 
dustry, government and academia. 

Sheetz has received numerous pro- 
motions since 1952 when he joined 
Dow as a research chemist. He serves 
as a member of the investment policy 
and public interest committees of the 
board of directors, and as a member 
of the management committee of the 
company. 

Sheetz holds 27 U.S. patents, is a 
fellow of The American Institute of 
Chemists and is a member of the 
American Chemical Society 



processing network in Armstrong 
World Industries' Business Information 
Services Department. 




tE(\ NAN E - URICH retired last 

!?vl year from 35 years of 
employment at Borg-Wamer in York, 
Pennsylvania. Urich says she keeps 
busy tutoring and "watching LVC 
grow." 

,j-^ DR. ALLEN H. HEIM, 

J J Nashville, Tennessee, recently 
was appointed Director of Sponsored 
Research at Vanderbilt University 
School of Medicine. 

, - - JOSEPH L. GORSHIN has 

J J been named manager of the 
corporate data center and tele- 




HOWIE LANDA was inducted into 
the National lunior College Athletic 
Association Basketball Hall of Fame. 
Landa has served for 19 years as head 
basketball coach at Mercer County 
(New lersey) Community College. 

DR. LENWOOD B. WERT, Lans 
downe, Pennsylvania, has been 
elected to serve a two-year term on 
the board of trustees of the Penn- 
sylvania Osteopathic Medical Associa- 
tion (POMA). Wert is a member of the 
medical staff of Haverford Community 
Hospital, the Osteopathic Medical 
Center of Philadelphia, and 
Metropolitan Hospital Springfield 
Division, where he is vice chairman of 
the department of general practice 
and secretary of the medical staff. 

, - — R. LEE KUNKEL is the new 

5 / owner of The Boyce Heating 
and Air Conditioning Company in 
York. Pennsylvania. He purchased the 
business from Ruppert Hollensteiner 
who owned and operated the com- 
pany since 1954. 

LARRY L. ZIEGLER, corporate con- 
troller for Kunzler & Company, Inc., 
Lancaster, Pennsylvania was elected to 
the board of trustees of the Indepen- 
dent Packing Houses Industry and 
Union Pension Plan. Ziegler has been 
Kunzler's corporate con- 
troller/secretary for 13 years and 
serves as secretary and director on 



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Kunzler's board of directors. He is 
secretary of the Central Pennsylvania 
Chapter of the Financial Executives In- 
stitute and is a member of the Na- 
tional Association of Accountants. 

,j-Q JACK STEARNS is currently 

J%j director of Life Enrichment 
Centers, Methodist Health Systems, 
Inc. in Memphis Tennessee; diplomate 
for the American Association of 
Pastoral Counselors; clinical member 
of the American Association of Mar- 
riage and Family therapists; fellow in 
the College of Chaplains, the 
American Protestant Hospital Associa- 
tion; and supervisor of the Associa- 
tion for Clinical Pastoral Education. 

, — q NEIL AHARRAH, last fall 

5/ was named an "exemplary 
educator for science" by the board of 
education of Passaic Valley Regional 
High School, where he has been assis- 
tant football coach and science 
teacher for 2 5 years. 

'A1 D T 'TOW WINTER has 
O 1 retired from the U.S. Marine 

Corps as a lieutenant colonel and has 

opened an accounting and tax service 

in Caruthersville, Missouri. 

, • ry DR. ROBERT L. HABIG has 

O^ been elected to the office of 
president-elect of the American 
Association for Clinical Chemistry for 
1986 and will become president in 
1987. 




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Habig, currently associate director of 
hospital laboratories at Duke Universi- 
ty Medical Center and assistant pro- 
fessor of pathology in the School of 
Medicine, is married to the former 
Arbelyn Fox '63 of Lebanon. They 
have two children, Alan, a sophomore 
at Appalachian State University, and 
Valerie, a ninth grader in the Durham 
County Schools. 

'A 5 DR. GEORGE R. PLITNIK, 

O^ professor of physics at 
Frostburg State College, Frostburg, 
Maryland, recently received a travel 
grant to present a paper titled "A New 
Method for the Measurement of 
Acoustic Impedance and Its Applica- 
tion to Musical Instrument Research" 
at the Acoustical Society of America 
meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. 

'A/1 CHARLES ALLWEIN, owner 
04 of the ligger Shop in Mount 
Gretna, Pennsylvania, was featured in 
an article in the Wilmington, Delaware, 
News ]oumal. In the article. Associated 
Press writer Tom Knapp captured the 
charm of the old-time ice-cream 
parlor purchased by Allwein while he 
was an LVC student. In addition to 
managing The ligger Shop. Allwein 
teaches biology and chairs the 
science department at Middletown 
High School. 

,• - DOROTHY HUDSON ROB- 

O J SON is teaching music in the 
Hancock (Vermont) schools and serv- 
ed recently as music director for the 
White River Valley Players production 
of Pippin. 

DR. WILLIAM M. SCOVELL, a pro 

fessor of chemistry at Bowling Green 
State University, will edit a new feature 
to appear in the nationally-distributed, 
20.000 circulation journal of Chemical 
Education 
The feature, "Concepts in Biochem- 
istry," will appear regularly in the mon- 
thly journal, which emphasizes the 
teaching of chemistry and is intended 
for professors and undergraduate 
students. In addition to this new 
writing venture, Scovell has written 
reviews for professional journals and 
has critiqued manuscripts for new 
biochemistry books. 



, • q BILL CAMPBELL was pro- 

O/ moted to the position of 
supervisory mathematician with the 
U.S. Navy Fleet Material Support Of- 
fice in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. 

"7f\ ,AMES R BIERY is the Penn 
/ vl sylvania Banker Association's 

new vice president for government 

relations. 

, — - ry JANET SMITH co-authored 

/ Jm an article. "Dealing with 
'Fallout' from Inpatient Group 
Psychotherapy," which was published 
in the November 1985 issue of Small 
Group Behavior. Smith also recently was 
appointed assistant director of mental 
health nursing at the Medical College 
of Pennsylvania/Eastern Pennsylvania 
Psychiatric Institute, Philadelphia, 
Pennsylvania. 

TANYA S. WAGNER became vice 
president for nursing services at the 
Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Wagner 
will direct the activities of 378 nurses 
and patient care staff at the hospital. 
Previously, she served as vice presi- 
dent for nursing services at Newport 
Hospital in Rhode Island and. while 
assistant executive director of Beaver 
County Medical Center, pioneered the 
growth and restructuring of three 
hospitals into a medical complex. 
Wagner has been the recipient of 
multiple state and national awards, in- 
cluding the Outstanding Young 
Woman in America Community 
Achievement Award and the Hospital 
Association of Pennsylvania Award for 
Achievement. 




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fF m ry DR. GREG ). DETWEILER 

/ j received the Doctor of 
Musical Arts degree in lune 1985 from 
the University of Illinois. His doctoral 
dissertation was on the choral music 
of Elliott Carter. 

Detweiler is presently director of 
choral activities and professor of con- 
ducting, voice and music education at 
Idaho State University. 

,— - CHESTER a MOSTELLER, 

/ J senior vice president of Meri- 
dian Bank, has been named head of 
Meridian's human resources area 
Mosteller joined American Bank in 
1976 as a management trainee. 




, — y JAN CAMPBELL CRAVER 
/ O has been elected assistant 
vice president in the control group of 
Wachovia Bank and Trust in Winston- 
Salem, North Carolina. Craver, who 
joined Wachovia in 1979, is a senior 
cost accountant. 

,__ LINDA WEAVER BLAIR is 
/ / employed in the department 
of historical sound recordings in the 
Yale University libraries. She also 
serves as curriculum consultant and 
adjunct faculty member of New 
Hampshire College in the field of 
adult education and development. 

ROBERT C. SHOEMAKER has been 
named manager of the newly-opened 
Christiana branch of the Bank of Lan- 
caster County. Shoemaker will con- 
tinue with his current management 



responsibilities at the bank's Quarry- 
ville office. 

"78 STEPHEN p SPASEFF 

/ O passed with superior perfor- 
mance the Masters Comprehensive 
Exam and received his M.S. degree in 
Computer Science from George 
Washington University. Spaseff also 
has been promoted and transferred 
within American Telephone and 
Telegraph Communications to the 
Piscataway New lersey office. 

"7Q LORRAINE HEITEFUSS 

/ y BARRY has been awarded 
the professional insurance designa- 
tion Chartered Property Casualty 
Underwriter (CPCU). Barry is owner 
and commercial lines manager of 
Keckler & Heitefuss Insurance in Her- 
shey, Pennsylvania. 

'OH MICHAEL ' GARNIER, a 

Oil graduate of the Marshall- 
Wythe School of Law, College of 
William and Mary in Williamsburg, 
Virginia, passed the Virginia Bar Exam 
and is an associate with the lean- 
Pierre Gamier law firm in Falls Church. 

CHRIS HERNDON is head teacher at 
Springfield Estates School-Age Child 
Care Center in Springfield, Virginia. 

KAREN RITTLE WAGNER received 
the Masters in Elementary Education 
degree from Millersville University. 

Ol author, with Professor 
William H. Saunders. |r. of the Univer- 
sity of Rochester, of a paper on 
stereochemistry, which appeared 
recently in the \oumal of the American 
Chemical Society. 

MICHAEL J. VAN DUREN, a fourth 
year student at the University of Pitts- 
burgh School of Medicine and a can- 
didate for postgraduate training in 
family medicine, has been named the 
recipient of the Allegheny County 
Medical Society 1986 medical student 
award. The award is given in recogni- 
tion of outstanding academic ability, 
personal traits and extracurricular 
service. 

During his undergraduate years, Van 
Duren, a dual citizen of the United 
States and the Netherlands, served as 




Pierce Getz tries out the new positiv organ that was 
purchased through the Reverend loseph H Miller 
Memorial Organ Fund 

'ftfl DEBORAH MILLER and 

OU her mother. Virginia Miller, in 
the summer of 1985, established a 
fund in memory of Deborah's late 
father, The Reverend loseph H. Miller. 
Through the generosity of family 
members and friends, sufficient con- 
tributions have been made to the 
Reverend Joseph H. Miller Memorial 
Organ fund for the purchase of a 
positiv organ, a portable instrument 
designed especially for the playing of 
early literature, most particularly in 
combination with chamber orchestra. 

The single-manual instrument with 
four stops and two hundred pipes was 
built by the Brunzema organ firm of 
Fergus, Ontario, Canada, and was 
delivered to the College in time for 
use in the December 1 5 performance 
by the Lebanon Valley College Alumni 
Chorale in concert with chamber 
orchestra. 

Pierce Getz, Deborah's major instruc- 
tor at LVC, says, "The addition of this 
instrument significantly enhances the 
performing facilities of the music 
department." 



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an ambulance crew member for the 
local fire department and completed 
a mission trip to medical clinics and 
hospitals in Haiti. Following gradua- 
tion, he returned to the Netherlands 
to study at the University of 
Nymegem Department of Medicine. 
He applied and was accepted to enter 
Pitt's medical program in the fall of 
1982. 

Van Duren will study medicine in 
Kenya, East Africa as the recipient of a 
Reader's Digest International Fellow- 
ship. 

'&1 DARLENE M'LLER HEIN is 

O^ teaching elementary vocal 
music in the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) 
School District and is serving as choir 
director for the First United Church of 
Christ in Hamburg. Pennsylvania. 

TIMOTHY LONG has been pro 
moted from loan administrator to loan 
officer of the Commerce Bank located 
on Erford Road in Camp Hill. Long 
was branch manager/corporate bank- 
ing officer at Penn Savings Bank in 
Lancaster County before joining Com- 
merce Bank in July of 1985. 

Currently enrolled in the MBA-Bank 
Administration program at St. loseph's 
University in Philadelphia, Long is an 
active member of Rotary International 
and holds membership in the 
American Institute of Banking and the 
Fellowship of American Musicians. 



EVELYN H. PICKERING is a doctoral 
candidate at Rutgers University. 

FELICIA SNYDER SUMMY is a 

reading specialist in the Newport 
(Pennsylvania) School District. 



'83 




LT PETER A. DONNELLY is 

a B-52 navigator with the 
4017th Combat Crew Training Squad- 
ron, Strategic Air Command, United 
States Air Force, Castle Air Force 
Base, California. 

CHRIS PALMER was promoted from 
sales representative to vice president 
at the Circle Computer Center in 
Ephrata, Pennsylvania. 

KEITH W. SWEGER received the 
degree of Master of Music from Bowl- 
ing Green University and has ac- 
cepted the position of instructor of 
woodwinds and jazz on the faculty of 
Northern State College in Aberdeen, 
South Dakota. 

' ft A ,OHN A ' DAYTON ' a second 

54 lieutenant in the United 

States Army, recently completed the 
infantry officer basic course at Fort 
Benning, Georgia, and expects to be 
stationed in West Germany this fall. 

PATRICIA HOUSEKNECHT TRACY 

is serving as a missionary in Malaga 
Spain under the auspices of the 
Gospel Missionary Union of Kansas 
City, Missouri. 

>€%E MICHAEL COBB was 
O J recently transferred to 
Baltimore, Maryland. He is employed 
by United States Lines. Inc. 

ALLAN A. DUTTON is teaching 
elementary school music in the Penn 
Manor School District (Millersville) 
Pennsylvania. 

MARY L. FOTH is teaching in- 
strumental music for the Archdiocese 
of Baltimore. 

CLIFFORD LEAMAN has completed 
his master of music degree in wood- 
wind performance at the University of 
Michigan and has accepted a position 
as saxophone instructor at Eastern 
Michigan University. 



MARY SEITZ MAMET is teaching 
secondary mathematics at Notre 
Dame High School in Easton, 
Pennsylvania. 

THOMAS N. TICE is a staff accoun- 
tant for Calvin C. Zehring. Jr., Lebanon, 
Pennsylvania. 

ALISON C. VERRIER is teaching 
fourth grade at St. Mary's Public 
Schools in Maryland. 



Births 

To DONNA LAPP HARDING and 

Lyle W. Harding, a son, Grant David, 

on|uly20, 1985. 

1971 

To Mary A. Wayne and BRIAN D. 

WAYNE, a son, Brian lohn (B.J.), on 

May 2, 1985. 

1972 

To 1UD1TH FONKEN GREM and 

Philip C. Grem. a son, Timothy 

Matthew, on September 4, 1985. 

1973 

TO ALISON DONEY [ONES and 

Michael lones, a son, Benjamin 

Michael, on November 5, 1984. 

1974 

To MAUREEN LEWIS BUCKFELDER 

and IOHN IOSEPH BUCKFELDER III 

73. a daughter, Kathleen Elizabeth, 

on October 5, 1985. 

To BETSY BOYD LEATHERS and 

DORENS LEATHERS 73, a 

daughter, Megan Ruth, on May 9, 

1985. 

1975 

To IEAN SCHULTZ ROSS and 

Gregory Ross, a daughter, Emily, on 

October 21, 1985. 

1976 

To WENDY SOST HAWES and 

WAYNE A. HAWES 77, a son, lohn 

Austin, on August 19. 1985. 

To LYNN RIST RICHARDS and 

STEPHEN RICHARDS 75, a son, 

Daniel Kevin, on September 2, 1985. 

To CHARLOTTE MACKENSON- 

DEAN and Howard Dean, a son, 

Max Zimmerman, on May 15, 1985. 

To CAROLYN REED SACHS and 

STEPHEN W. SACHS, a daughter, 

Sarah Spangler, on January 18, 1986. 



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1977 

To MICHELLE RHEN ALLEN and H. 

Vincent Allen II, a daughter, Rachel 

Beth, on May 16, 1984. 

To KATHLEEN KEEFER HACKMAN 

and IEFFREY L. HACKMAN 76, a 

son. Daniel Steven, on October 7. 

1985. 

To Ins Lucas and GILLES M. LUCAS 

SR., a son, Gilles Marc [r„ on May 11, 

1985. 

To LORI WRIGHT LUTTER and 

Timothy A. Lutter. a daughter, Sheri 

Lynn, on September 15. 1985. 

To ANN HICKS SALLUSTRO and 

FRANK SALLUSTRO, a son. Jeffrey 

Elijah, on August 2, 1985. 

1978 

To SUSAN LOVEIOY KOCH and 

Kevin L. Koch, a son, loshua Lee, on 

October 9, 1984. 

ToCAREN LUCHANIN REICHHARD 

and Robert E. Reichard, a son, 

Robert John, on July 23. 1985. 

1979 

To CLARA HANSEN LAYSER and 

Todd E. Layser, a son. lared Evan, on 

December 7, 1984. 

To Susan E. Showalter and ROBERT 

L. SHOWALTER. a daughter. Emily 

Sara, on October 11. 1985. 

1980 

To Beverly Rothman and SCOTT B. 

ROTHMAN. a son. Matthew Aaron. 

on lanuary 6, 1986. 

To ANDREA JECKEL THERIAULT 

and Charles Theriault, a daughter, 

Amanda Catherine, on May 12. 

1985. 

To KAREN R1TTLE WAGNER and 

Stephen S. Wagner, a daughter, 

lennifer Lynn, on November 28, 

1985. 

1983 

To SUSAN PURGERT HEWITT and 

Thomas A. Hewitt, a son. Benjamin 

Patrick, on May 27, 1984 and a 

daughter, Kathryn Marie, on October 

18, 1985. 

1985 

Catherine H. Cobb and MICHAEL 

COBB, a daughter, Megan Elizabeth. 

onluly 1, 1985. 



Marriages 

!97^^™ 

Wilbert Kenneth Kimple to 

MARILYN GRAVES, December 20, 

1985. 

GREGORY V. ARNOLD, to Beth Ann 

Fortna, April 6, 1985. 

1973 

GREG ). DETWEILER to Rebecca 

Finley, March 3, 1985. 

Thomas W. Smith, fr. to LINDA RAE 

BARNHART October 24. 1984. 

1975 

Steven Ray Mummert to DIANE L. 

FRICK, September 7, 1985 in Milelr 

Chapel. 

1977 

IOHN F BOLLA to Terry Gallina. 

lanuary 5, 1985. 

1978 

LAWRENCE E. SILVERSTEIN to 

Deborah A. Russell, October 12, 

1985. 

CRAIG SWINGLE to Ruth lolly, July 

4, 1985 in Tomboctou, Mali, West 

Africa. 

1980 

Lee Begeja to IENNIE A. GIACHERO, 

August 31, 1985. 

IAMES HAUPT to TARA MYERS '83. 

August 23, 1985. 

RICHARD R. KOHR |R. to SUSAN 

KRETOVICH. Spetember 7. 1985. 

Arthur P. Powell to LINDA (LYN) 

ZERR, October 26. 1985. 

1981 

Douglas R. Bolasky to LINDA A. 

TYRRELL. July 13. 1985. 

BRIAN E.MCSWEENEY to 

K1MBERLY D HAUNTON '82. August 

3. 1985. 

1982 

Allen Scott Hein to DARLENE M. 

MILLER. November 30. 1985. 

DAVID A. LIGHT to CAROLE A. 

ESHLEMAN '85, |une 22. 1985. 

Steven D Limbert to HEIDI L. 

WOLFGANG, October 5, 1985. 

David B. Reynics to MARY IO 

MORAN, May 4, 1985. 

TIMOTHY |. SMITH to SARA 

WARDELL '85, October 20. 1985. 

lames R. Summy to FELECIA H. 

SNYDER. November 23. 1985. 



1983 

RICHARD KOHR, |R. to SUSAN 

KRETOVICH '84, September 7, 1985 

in Miller Chapel. 

CHRISTOPHER L. PALMER to 

SUSAN M. THOMPSON '84, 

November 2, 1985. 

RICHARD BRIAN SALTZER to 

KAREN LOUISE LUTZ, September 

21, 1985. 

IOSEPH E. SCHAPPELL to PATRICIA 

TROUTMAN '85. November 16. 

1985. 

Ion Warner to IESSICATICE. 

November 21, 1985. 

STEVEN T WEBER to CATHERINE 

C.CLARKE, July 13, 1985. 

1984 

IOHN A. DAYTON to MICHELLE R. 

SMITH, December 28, 1985. 

Mark A. Gehres to IEANNETTE R. 

HALTERMAN. September 7, 1985. 

Ronald A. Hocutt to GAIL D. SHAUB 

November 23, 1985. 

Mark Tracy to PATRICIA 

HOUSEKNECHT July 16, 1985. 

1985 

TODD S. DELLINGER to Diane K. 

Kreider, October 12, 1985. 

ALLAN A. DUTTON to |ANE E. 

RUPERT. August 17. 1985. 

Norbert G. Mamet to MARY LOUISE 

SEITZ, August 3. 1985. 

MICHAEL D. PLANK to DOROTHY 

D GARLING. lune 1. 1985. 

lames Russell Summy to FELECIA A. 

SNYDER. November 23, 1985. 

THOMAS N. T1CE to Shelly L Rhine. 

October 26, 1985. 



\n Memoriam 

PAUL 1. BOWMAN on April 2, 1985 

in Fort Bragg. California. 

1918 

LOUISE W. YARDLEY on November 

17, 1985. 

1925 

MARTHA SCHACH WE1K on 

November 4, 1985 in Shillington, 

Pennsylvania. 

RALPH M. WOOD in Palmyra, 

Pennsylvania. 



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1927 

WADE S. MILLER on October 31. 
1985 in Lebanon, Ohio. 
VIRGINIA EDWARDS SHAFFER on 
May 18, 1985. 
1928 

MABEL HAFER GELBERT on 
November 14. 1985 in Easton, 
Pennsylvania. 

BENETTA BURRIEI P1ERSOL on Oc- 
tober 28, 1985 in Camp Hill, 
Pennsylvania. 

JANET MILLER STOKES in Get- 
tysburg, Pennsylvania. 
1929 

IRENE M. DISNEY on October 2, 
1985 in Hershey Pennsylvania. 
1933 

WILLIAM A. EHRGOTTon 
November 27, 1985 in Harrisburg, 
Pennsylvania. 

ARL1NE HECKROTE MOYER on 
November 2, 1985 in Endwell, New 
York. 
1936 

C. FREDERICK GRUBER on lanuary 
17, 1985 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. 



1937 

HOMER M. BARTHOLD in 

Manahawkin, New lersey. 

THEODORE KENNETH KARHAN on 

November 2, 1985 in Savinsville, 

Pennsylvania. 

1938 

BEATRICE FINK HAUER on 

November 23, 1985 in Palm Springs, 

Florida. 

1942 

ELLEN G. SHAY wife of RALPH 

SHAY '42, professor emeritus of 

history and assistant dean emeritus, 

died on October 26, 1985 in 

Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

1944 

IOHN E. ZERBE in Valley View, 

Pennsylvania. 

1951 

RALPH T PORTER on February 10: 

1985 in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. 

RALPH |. QUARRY on November 15. 

1985 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

1961 

GEORGE W. SMITH in New York, 

New York. 



1964 

BARBARA HODKINSON on lanuary 
7, 1985 in Sarasota, Florida. 
1975 

IAYNE D HOLSINGER on lanuary 
26, 1986 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. 
1977 

MAURICE 1. LYONS in a hunting acci- 
dent December 1. 1985 in Pottsville, 
Pennsylvania. 
1978 

LINDA ANDERSON in Havre de 
Grace, Maryland on lanuary 2 5, 
1985, following a lengthy illness. Lin- 
da taught children in grades one 
through four during her seven years 
of teaching. Her LVC classmates plan 
to establish a library memorial for 
her on the LVC campus. 



How Well Do You Know the Campus? 




Campus Photo Quiz 



How Well Did You Know the Campus? 

1. doors of Administration Building 

2. light, front door of Laughlin Hall 

3. manhole cover between Lynch Gym and 
the college center 

4 stairs outside the East Dining Room 

5 frontispiece. Carnegie Library 

6. Miller Chapel window 

7. light. Lynch Gym 

8. chimney of Maintenance Building 

9. Blair Music Center ramp 
10 front porch railing of North College 

Sibbison sculpture between Lynch Gym 
and Garber Science Center 



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Ever wish you could be back 
in the LVC classroom? 
Just for a day or two? 

Now, through Alumni College, 
you can be! 



Alumni College 1986 
June 11-13 



• Sessions featuring LVC professors from the 
disciplines of economics, English, education, 
music, religion, art, political science, 
sociology, and mathematics 

• A discussion led by Dr. lohn A. Hostetler, 
professor emeritus of sociology, Temple 
University, on the motion picture "Witness", 
before and after a screening of the film 

• A practical introduction to genealogy by 
Ms. Melanie Diebus 

• Report on restoring a 1 7 50 Pennsylvania log 
house by Ms. Mary Lou Harris 

• An LVC Athletics presentation by 

Dean Marquette, Coach Monos, and President 
Peterson 

Check your mail for an Alumni Weekend/Alumni 
College brochure! Or. for more information, contact 
Dr. Howard L. Applegate, Dean of Continuing 
Education, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA 
17003.(717)867-6202. 



JUST IN . . . 

ZLOGAR 

NOMINATED 

FOR HALL 

OF FAME AWARD 



Lebanon Valley College senior 
Patrick Zlogar has been nominated 
as a candidate for the 18th annual 
Frances Pomeroy Naismith- 
Basketball Hall of Fame Award. The 
award is given to the nation's most 
outstanding male senior collegian 
under six feet. 

Zlogar, a senior management ma- 
jor at LVC recently became the fif- 
teenth member in the history of the 
LVC men's basketball team to reach 
1000 points. The son of Myrt and 
the late Albert Zlogar of 
Mechanicsburg, he is a 1982 
graduate of Cumberland Valley High 
School. 

The Frances Pomeroy Naismith- 
Basketball Hall of Fame Award was 
established in 1969. Recipients are 
selected by the National Association 
of Basketball Coaches, with criteria 
placing special emphasis on 
character, leadership, loyalty and all- 
around basketball ability. 



Eisenhauer Receives 

First "Hot Dog Frank" Award 



Lebanon Valley College presented 
its first "Hot Dog Frank" Athletic Ser- 
vice Award to Dr. lohn H. Eisenhauer 
of Lebanon on Saturday, February 
1 5 during halftime of the LVC-F&M 
men's basketball game in Lynch 
Memorial Gymnasium. 

Presentation of the award was 
made by "Hot Dog Frank" Aftosmes, 
a friend of LVC students and athletes 
for many years. In 1985, Aftosmes 



was honored by the college for his 
personal contributions to the LVC 
athletic program. The Athletics 
Booster Awards Committee in- 
stituted the "Hot Dog Frank" award 
for individuals who have given 
strong support to the program. 

For 33 years, Eisenhauer has prac- 
ticed dentistry in Lebanon and has 
volunteered his time to serve as 
team dentist for all LVC athletes. 



lohn H. Eisenhauer '50 expresses his sen- 
timents as recipient of the first annual "Hot Dog 

Frank" award 



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On February 15, 

Lebanon Valley College 

celebrated "Victory Day" 

commemorating the retirement 

of a $5 million debt on 

its Garber Science Center. 

Shown above is President Arthur L. Peterson 

with Al Murry president of 

Lebanon Valley National Bank 

who noted, 

"Lebanon Valley College is to be 

commended for its financial integrity 

in retiring the bonds 

two years before 

the maturity date."