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Lebanon Valley College Magazine 


Wedding Memories 

Off to See the Orient 

From the President 

Bugs Bunnv, that popular cartoon character 
of yesteryear was famous for the quotation 
"'What's up Doc?"' When I answer that 
querry lately, I am happy to say that much is 
new at LVC this year: more than a quarter of a 
million dollars worth of new computers for 
student and administrative use; the addition 
of more than eighty acres to our campus; 
newly refurbished dormitories; new faculty 
and staff; and of course a great new class of 
superior students. 

Equally important is the new spirit of en- 
thusiasm and excitement borne of the pride 
over past accomplishments of distinguished 
alumni, the promise of recent graduates and 
current students and the overwhelming ap- 
proval of academic innovations and upgraded 
co-curricular programs, including LVC's in- 
tercollegiate athletics. 

This new "esprit de corps" produced a 
magnificent setting for our Homecoming 
events on October V, 18 and 19. Throughout 
the fun-filled Saturday "Campus Carnival," 
the hard-fought afternoon football game and 
the inspiring interdenominational church ser- 
vice on Sunday, LVC alumni, students, 
parents, faculty, staff and friends joined their 
hearts and voices in a way that was 
marvelous to behold. 

This new "esprit de corps," so clearly pre- 
sent during Homecoming, is but further 
evidence that our beloved College is moving 
onward and upward in every way to better 

serve our mission as an educational institu- 
tion and as a community resource. 

If you have not yet reviewed the 1985-86 
President's Annual Report of Lebanon Vallev 
College, I hope that vou will take a few 
moments soon to do so. This report of the 
1985-86 academic year will arm you with ad- 
ditional, persuasive data through which you 
can encourage promising students to 
matriculate at our fine institution. Addi- 
tionally, I hope the report will strengthen 
vour resolve to continue to support the Col- 
lege financially to the extent that you are able. 

Time passes so rapidly. It seems as if the 
school year has just begun and already the 
holidavs approach. Connie and I join the en- 
tire Lebanon Vallev 7 College family in wishing 
you a happv, healthv and prosperous New 


Arthur L. Peterson 

™ E \4dlev 

Lebanon Valley College Magazine 

Vol. 3, Number 4 
Winter 1986 

Editor, Maril A. Weister 
Assistant Editor, John B. Deamer 
Student Assistant, Melissa J. Huffman '88 
Photographer, Glen O. Gray '77 

Director of Alumni Services 
Frank A. Tavani 76 

The Vallev is published four times a year by 
Lebanon Vallev College and distributed 
without charge to alumni and friends. 

Send address changes to: 
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LVC Communications 
Lebanon Vallev College 
Annville, PA 17003 

Table of Contents 

4 Wedding Memories by M. A. Weister 

the September wedding of an LVC graduate takes Glenn and Carolyn 
Woods on a "tourists' delight trip" to Italy 

7 Dreams Come True bv Scott Kirk '87 

the legacv of Marv McCurdv Graham 30 helps two current students 

9 Education and the Passion for Seeking Justice 

LVC's new dean, Dr. William J. McGill, speaks on the ultimate purpose 
of higher education 

11 Of f to See the Orient by Carl P. Ehrhart and M . A . Weister 
the "LVC architect" says farewell to education 

12 Campus Update 

15 Faculty Profile 

16 Alumni News 

18 Sports 

19 Classnotes 

Master Series 1986-87 

Friday, January 16 
Friday, February 6 

Friday, March 13 


Each Performance 

Gordon Myers— The Art of Belly Canto," Lutz Hall, Blair 

Music Center, 8 p.m. 

Dave Bilger Saxophone Ensemble; Lutz Hall, Blair Music 

Center, 8 p.m. 

Princeton Ballet Cancelled 

Adult Children under 12 LVC Employees 

$ 8.00 $ 4.00 $ 6.00 

Call the LVC Box Office at (717) 867-6162 for details. 
Sponsored in part by the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts. 

LVC Students 

$ 2.00 

Wedding Memories 

the September wedding of an LVC graduate takes Glenn 
and Carolyn Woods on a "tourists' delight" trip to Italy 

by M. A. Weister 

For most of us, attending a wedding is a rather simple affair. We 
get in the car and drive to it — in minutes or a few hours. 

Not so, for Glenn Woods, associate professor of English. He 
took a plane, a train, a jet foil across the English Channel, two 
taxi rides, a private car and a bus . . . and finally arrived, ten 
days later, at the wedding in Latina, Italy. 

He traveled with his wife, Carolyn, Carl and Mary Gacono, 
and Pastor Earl Zellers and his wife, Arlene, of Annville, to the 
wedding of Leon Van Keulen '82, a native of Holland, who mar- 
ried Nadia Mari, of Italy, on September 6, 1986. 

Glenn met Leon, a foreign languages major, through English 
composition class in 1978. Previously, Leon had been improving 
his knowledge of English at Annville- Cleona High School. It was 
the Gaconos, Leon's American host family, who convinced him 
that enrolling at LVC might be more beneficial to him. 

When Leon's parents from Holland came to visit, Glenn took 
Leon and his parents on a campus tour which included a "no ap- 
pointment" introduction to President Frederick Sample. It was 
then that Leon's parents gave their blessing for their son to attend 
Lebanon Valley. 

"The trip was like visiting family, 
because everywhere we visited we 
saw memorabilia of Lebanon Valley 
College that Leon had sent to his 
family and friends," said Glenn. 

"They were quite pleased that, as people from the outside, they 
could meet the President of the College," said Glenn. 

Leon graduated in 1982 with a degree in international 
business, and flew home to Veldhoven, Holland. Piet Van 
Keulen, Leon's brother also graduated from LVC in 1982 with a 
degree in business administration. 

{ llenn was delighted that he received an invitation to the wed 
ding, as did the Gaconos and Zellers. After much convincing by 
the other invitees, Glenn decided to make the trip in spite of the 
beginning of the school year. 

The group flew to London on August 25, and traveled by jet 
foil across the English Channel, then by train to Brussels. That 
was the start of "a trip like I could never imagine" said Glenn. 

The group was met at the train station in Brussels by Frank 
Grilli, whom Glenn and his wife knew from LVC. 

Frank had come to LVC in 1980 as the bodyguard of young 
Giovanni Ferrero, whose family owns a large European chocolate 
and confectionary firm that produces liquer-filled chocolate can- 
dies in Europe and breath mints here in the U.S. 

Giovanni was visiting Hershey Chocolate Company for the 
family business, and staying in Wagner House on the LVC cam- 
pus. Many threats of kidnapping at home made it necessary for 
Giovanni to travel with a bodyguard. Glenn tutored Giovanni in 
English while he was here, and the three became friends. 

"Frank had hired two taxis to take us sightseeing in Brussels," 
said Glenn, "and we visited lace and chocolate shops, which 
Belgium is known for." 

Leon and Maria Van Keulen strike an impromptu pose outside the Italian abbey for 
photographer Mary Ann Gacono of Annville, PA. The newly-weds met in a summer French 
class while Maria was studying to get her Ph.D. in languages from the University of Rome. 
Currently, Leon and Maria live in Holland, where Leon works for Pinta, a Dutch company' that 
sells milk products in Holland and other countries. 

"The day ended with dinner at a small restaurant. When we arrived, we 
discovered that the entire place had been reserved for only us through 
Frank by the Ferrero family" recalls Glenn. Leon's parents and four of his 
relatives had also been invited. 

"The women were given nosegays of fresh flowers by Mrs. Ferrero's 
secretary, Elizabeth Jackson," said Glenn. 

Elizabeth, who is British, had been the family's correspondent with Her- 
shey and LVC during Giovanni's stay here. Mrs. Ferrero and Elizabeth 
became close friends while Giovanni attended LVC, and Elizabeth stayed 
as Mrs. Ferrero's personal secretary after Giovanni completed his six-month 
stay at the College. 

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Glenn and Carolvn visited the ruins of the Temple of Apollo in Pompeii- The eruption of Mt. 
Vesuvius in 79 AD. burned the citv. 

St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome web also on the pre-wedding tour. Visitors must be properlv 
clothed for visits, says Glenn. Men in summer shorts are not allowed to enter the cathedral- 

Windmills grace the countryside around 
Veldhoven, Holland. 

During dinner, which lasted from 8:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. 
everyone was presented with gilts from the Ferrero family. 

"I can't figure out how they did it," said Glenn, "because each 
of our gilts was some item that we'd admired during the shop- 
ping trip. Frank was with us during the trip, but nothing was 
bought that we saw. My wife, who collects dolls, received a lovely 
doll dressed in Belgium lace that she had admired. It felt to me 
like a "Thank You' for all that LVC had done for the Ferrero fami- 


After the dinner, the travelers were driven to Heeze, Holland, 
to stay with the bridegroom's parents while sightseeing and 
waiting for the wedding trip to Italy to begin. 

"We were lucky to have visited Paris when we did because it 
was just two days before the September 1 terrorist bombing ol 
portions of the city," said Glenn. 

Piet's in-laws paid for the six-hour trip, during which Glenn 
and the others saw Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. The stay in 
Paris lasted six hours and then it was back to Heeze for the 
"Brabantse Dag" festival. 

Named for the region of Holland, the one-day festival included 
a local art and craft show and a three-hour parade with twenty- 
nine divisions. 

"The theme was holidays of the year," remembers Glenn, "and 
in the parade was one of the most beautiful working carousels 
I've ever seen." 

Finally, the day arrived to leave for the wedding. The group — 
which now numbered twenty-seven with Leon's friends and 
relatives included — set out on a two-day journey via chartered 
bus that included an overnight stay in Austria. The group had 
been joined bv Carl Gacono, Jr. , who was a psychology major at 
LVC, and is now a Ph.D. candidate, and his sister Mary Ann. 

On September 2, the group arrived in Latina, a small city 
located south of Rome on the Mediterranean Sea, and home of 
the bride's parents. The busload of travelers stayed at the Hotel 
Europa, visited with the bride's parents and went sightseeing. A 
friend of Nadia's who knew English and Italian was their guide 
and took them to Pompeii, the Italian Riviera, and to Rome, 
where they saw The Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. 

On the wedding day, Nadia's parents held a morning reception 
at their home that included Italian, Dutch and American guests. 

The reception lasted until 11 a.m., when the guests traveled to 
a 12th century abbey on a mountain in Sermonetta, for the wed- 
ding ceremony. 

"The Italian ceremony is slightly different from ours," recalls 
Glenn. "There are no attendants, and the bride and groom meet 
in the back of the church and walk up the aisle together." 

Following the full Mass ceremony, the guests traveled to a 12th 
century village atop a neighboring mountain for the reception. 

"The road up the mountain was so narrow that the bus had to 
back down to park after dropping us off," said Glenn. 

The 12th century fortress now contains a restaurant; it was 
there that the wedding guests were treated to a sumptuous feast 
of Italian dishes including beef, ham, chicken, lamb, rabbit and 

"During the reception there was no band like we traditionally 
have in the U.S., but a lot of spontaneous singing," said Glenn. 

The reception lasted until 6 p.m. when everyone retired to the 
Mari's condominium to watch the couple open gifts. To keep 

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Yes, the Colosseum in Rome . . . 

with the tradition of giving something from their region of the 
country, Glenn and his wife gave the newlyweds a Pennsylvania 
German house blessing hex sign and a set of Pfaltzgraff 
placemats. The Gaconos presented them with a print depicting a 
Pennsylvania Dutch farm scene by Annville artist Bruce 
Johnson. Once the gifts were opened, the guests went dancing in 
an outdoor cafe in Latina until after midnight. 

"The following day we held to a leisurely pace and spent the 
afternoon in the only Italian cafe we could find open," said 
Glenn. "And after that came more shopping and the two-day trip 
back to Heeze. We took along the gifts for the newlyweds since 
they would be living in Holland after their honeymoon." 

"The trip was like visiting family, because everywhere we 
visited we saw memorabilia of Lebanon Valley College that Leon 
had sent to his family and friends." 

All in all, says Glenn, it was "a trip that could not be 
duplicated." |V/»| 

. and the Eiffel Tower were on the tour. 

The wedding travelers strike a pose to record their big trip. Left to right: Mary Ann Gacono, V. 
Carl Gacono, Mary Gacono, Father Anselmo, Carolyn Woods, Glenn Woods, Arlene Zellers 
and Pastor Earl Zellers. 

Chef Jean-Pol Salteur, Frank Grilli, and Elizabeth Jackson made everyone welcome 
with a "for-you-only" dinner at Le Ventribus restaurant. 

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Dreams Come True 

the legacy of Mary McCurdy Graham '30 
helps LVC's future biologists 

by Scott Kirk '87 

Sometimes, parents aren't the only ones that help students pay 
for college. Alumni, through the contribution of scholarships, 
have made the difference for many students who otherwise could 
not have fulfilled their educational goals. 

John Malloy, of Sharon Hill, PA, and Camille DeClementi, of 
Tuckerton, NJ, are two such freshmen who have come closer to 
their goals, thanks to the LVC Graham Scholarships in biology. 
The $7500 scholarship that each has received has made their 
studies at Lebanon Valley College a reality. 

After graduating from Academy Park High School last year, 
John knew that he wanted to study in the oral surgery field. His 
biology teacher, Ed Lauginiger, had introduced him to that field. 
But he hadn't decided where to further his study, or how to 
finance his education. 

John's academic achievements helped provide the answers. He 
had received several awards in high school for high scores on 
standardized tests and was a member of the National Honor 
Society. These achievements, combined with teacher recommen- 
dations, helped John win his Graham scholarship from LVC. 

"Lebanon Valley was the first college I really talked to, and I 
really wanted to come here," John said. "I liked the personal let- 
ters I received, the professors I met, and the equipment in the 
biology department. The scholarship made it possible for me to 
come to LVC." 

After completing his studies here, John hopes to go to medical 
school, either at Temple University or the University of Penn- 
sylvania. And his career goal? "I'm considering maxillo facial 
prosthodontics now," he said. "It's the use of plastics and steel to 
rebuild jaws and mouths." Malloy added that although that 
career ambition is tentative, he's convinced he wants to enter a 
health care career. 

The other recipient, Camille DeClementi, said the scholarship 
brings her one step closer to becoming a veterinarian — her life 

"Cami" admits that what originally attracted her to LVC was 
the small school atmosphere. Now that she's a freshman, it's 
become more valuable to her education than ever. 

"It's what I expected," she said. "I have more personal contact 
here with the professors — they care. You can always get them to 
help you if you need them." 

As part of her preparation for study in veterinary medicine 
(which she hopes to continue at either Cornell or the University 
of Pennsylvania), Cami is currently taking courses in biology, 
chemistry, calculus and honors communications. Although she 
admits that not all of these areas interest her, she does see merit 
in studying them. 

"In biology, for instance, we're learning about photosynthesis. 
I don't hate plants, but I'm more interested in animals. I know 
that it's just something you have to learn in biology. You have to 
have the general before you can get more in-depth for pre-med. 
education," she said. 

Both John and Cami share an interest in professions that re- 
quire graduate-level training. In preparing for that training, each 
has acknowledged that their biology scholarship provides the 
means to an end. But where did that means come from? 

The scholarship is named after the late Mary E. McCurdy 
Graham, an LVC alumna from the class of 1930, who was a 
biology major. An active participant in extra-curricular activities 
during her college years, Mary believed in Lebanon Valley Col- 

For Mary McCurdy 30, nothing was 
as important as biology 

lege, and returned to her Alma Mater frequently. 

Irene Peter '30, her former roommate, noted that Mary was 
very interested in her studies. "She was always broadening her 
horizons," Irene said. "LVC meant everything to her." 

Although Irene, as a former history major, knew little of Mary's 
biology studies, she was able to recount much of Mary's social life 
at LVC. "She was involved in anything [any extra-curricular ac- 
tivity] that came down the pike. Whatever there was to do, she 
was in it," Irene said. Mary's college activities included women's 
basketball, the class play, class officer, and advertising for the col- 
lege yearbook . 

"She had a lot of friends," Irene continued. "Mary had 'per- 
sonality plus.' She could walk into a room, and people would 
notice. Sine was well-informed — she knew what was going on in 

At a luncheon to honor 1986-87 scholarship recipients, John and Cami met and 
talked with Mildred Myers 30, Mary's friend. Front row, left to right: Cami 
Declementi, Graham Scholarship recipient; Maria DeMario; Dr. Paul Wolf, biology 
professor, and his wife, Martha. Back row, left to right: Amy Paszycowski; Miss 
Mildred Myers '30, friend of Mary McCurdy Graham; Scott Sturgess; and )ohn 
Malloy, Graham Scholarship recipient. 

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The 1930 Quittapahilla describes Mary 
as "popular" and "a real success as Quit- 
tapahilla advertising manager." 

Biology Clionian 

"Ah, youth! forever dear, forever kind. " 
Mary is one of the popular co-eds on our campus. Ability 
and personality make her interesting and attractive. Her natural 
vivacity is just as apparent when she is working in "Lab" as 
having a date with "Chubby." Hush! suppose her other ad- 
mirers were to hear! "Snapper's" extremely good dancing em- 
phasizes her gracefulness. She delights in dancing and it is just 
one of the many things she does well. Her participation in 
activities on the campus have been many and varied, and show 
the wide range of her abilities. Much credit is due her on her 
real success as advertising manager of this publication. Not only 
is it an unusual position for a girl, but she has surpassed the 
records of men of previous years and set one of her own. Mary 
has moved from place to place so often that she may claim she 
knows somebody everywhere; however, she always finds her way 
back to her home city, New York, which seems to have imbued 
her with some of its strength and vitality. 

College: La Vie Collegienne (2). 

Class: Basketball (1, 2, 3); Vice-President (2): Class Play (3): 
Advertising Manager of "Quittie" (3). 

Society: Usher (2). 

Mary has left a priceless legacy to 
future biologists at LVC. 

the world, although she was a little more idealistic than what the 
average person was." 

After Mary graduated from LVC, she received her master's 
degree in biology from Temple University. According to Mary's 
friend Mildred Myers '30, Mary continued to share her en- 
thusiasm for her subject and for education as a teacher, spending 
25 years in the Lower Merion School District in Ardmore, Penn- 
sylvania. For several years, she also taught graduate courses in 
biology at Temple. 

As can be expected, Mary made a number of friends in her 26 
years of teaching. William White, a former student of Mary's and 
the co-executor of her estate, became her lifelong friend. Bill 
noted Mary's intense interest in her subject. 

"Nothing else was as important as biology," Bill remembers. 
"Mary kept you interested in it. She was very thorough in what 
she did — she had a very structured classroom. She got the most 
out of you. She demanded a lot of respect and she got it. 

"But," he continued, "she also had a good rapport with her 
students. It was not unusual for Mary's students to keep return- 
ing to see her. She was a very caring person, and she took an in- 
terest in everyone. She gave these scholarhsips so students in- 
terested in biology could study at LVC. 

Mary's will provides for future students to "enjoy the same 
kind of education" she received. In the form of the Mary E. 
McCurdy Graham Scholarships, the former biology major and 
high school teacher continues to provide for students like John 
Malloy and Cami DeClementi. The high standards reflected bv 
the scholarship are a tribute to Mary's own high standards of 
education, as testified by her friends and former students. 

"She has left a priceless legacy to future biologists at LVC — to 
aid them in the study of the science that she love d so m uch," 
Mildred noted "She nevei forgot 1 ebanon Valley." IBZiS 

Author's Note: Scott Kirk '87 is a student assistant in the Com- 
munications Office. 

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Education and the Passion 
for Seeking Justice 

Dr. William J. McGill, the new vice president and dean of the 
faculty at Lebanon Valley College, opened the 1986 - 1987 school 
year with a provocative address at Convocation ceremonies held 
on campus. Excerpts from his remarks, entitled "Education and 
the Passion for Seeking Justice", appear below. The full text of 
Dean McGill's remark's are available upon request from the 
Communications Office. 

"My object here is not to analyze specific issues in higher 
education, but to emphasize what I regard as the fundamental 
problem, namely the failure to grapple seriously with the ques- 
tion of purpose. 

What, then, is higher education for? There are a variety of pur- 
poses which colleges and universities ought to pursue. I will not 
identify them all, but I would note that there are three general 
types of purposes which institutions of higher education have 
traditionally espoused and which remain as legitimate goals— 
and there is a definite hierarchy among them. 

First, there are a variety of basic skills which they have sought 
to enhance— primarily communication and computation skills — 
and with them certain bodies of information they have tried to 
impart. Second, there are a number of intellectual skills which 
they have sought to develop— the ability to read critically, to 
analyze, to deal with analogy and metaphor, to make aesthetic 
judgments, to tolerate ambiguity. And finally, there is a level 
which involves the ability and the readiness to make value 

In the statements of purpose which one finds in most college 
and university catalogs, institutions usually identify purposes 
from each of these three levels. My own observation and ex- 
perience over three decades in higher education, however, leads 
me to conclude that, at most times in their histories, colleges and 
universities have done a competent-to-excellent job in fulfilling 
purposes of the first level, a fair-to-middling job in fulfilling pur- 
poses of the second level, but, for all their rhetoric, they have 
avoided coming to grip with purposes of the third level. 

But it is precisely at that level that the most critical needs of our 
society must be met. Only in confronting and dealing seriously 
with questions that are ultimately value questions, can we ever 
hope to respond to the fundamental problems of our time. 

"Only in confronting and dealing 
seriously with questions that are ultimate- 
ly value questions, can we ever hope to 
respond to the fundamental problems of 
our time." 

For example, the most significant questions of our day in 
medical science are not technical problems or matters of exper- 
tise. They are moral questions. The emergence of bioethics in- 
dicates that we at least faintly recognize this fact, but we are still 
hesitant to wrestle seriously with it. We still delude ourselves into 
believing that we can find answers in technical, scientific terms. 

William J. McGill, 
Vice President and Dean 
of the Faculty 

Thus, we behold the spectacle of a congressional committee try- 
ing to determine when human life actually begins by trooping 
before it a series of expert and not-so-expert witnesses. Nor 
would it do to turn the matter over to a panel of biologists— or to 
defer the question by saying that science has not yet advanced far 
enough to give us an answer. The real issue is the question of 
priorities in moments of difficult choice— and that question we 
cannot answer by defining scientifically the "moment" when life 

The most significant questions of our day in law are not 
technical problems or matters of expertise. They are moral ques- 
tions. To believe, as some people do, that a strict application and 
enforcement of the law will solve our societal problems in sheer 
folly. Alexander Solzhenitsyn, in his 1978 commencement ad- 
dress at Harvard— which many people have complained about 
but few have read — argued forcefully that a critical flaw of 
modern Western society is its belief that '"if one is right from a 
legal point of view, nothing more is required.'" 

Solzhenitsyn's words bring to mind those of an earlier and 
greater prophet on the letter and the spirit of the law. What Jesus 
recognized in first century Palestine has ever been true: answers 
to life's greatest questions and dilemmas cannot be found in 
mere legalism, in mechanical applications and manipulations of 
the law. 

The most significant questions of our day in business and in- 
dustry are not technical problems or matters of expertise. They 
are moral questions. Managing a business enterprise cannot be 
merely a matter of toting up a balance sheet. It involves an array 
of human problems in which the pure profit motive is a totally 
inadequate criterion. One need look no further than the problem 
of industrial wastes, and particularly those related to nuclear 
power, to recognize that techniques of cost accounting alone can- 
not provide an answer. And that is but one of a myriad of pro- 
blems in which business done without ethical sense is simply in- 
admissible. Corporations do have moral responsibilities because 
they have obligations to the society in which they function. 

The most important questions of our day in education are not 
technical problems or matters of expertise. They are moral ques- 
tions. Every exercise in management with new delivery systems 
will fail if we forget that the "why" includes more than mere 
technique, mere acquisition of knowledge. Particularly in 

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teaching those who themselves will teach, we must remember 
that, above all, we are preparing them to fulfill a moral 
responsibility— to their schools, to their students, to society: 
' 'That the generations to come might know, and the children yet 
unborn; that they in their turn might tell it to their children 
(Psalms 78:6).' " 

I could go on, but I trust that my point is clear. Whatever else it 
is, higher education is a critical phase in the process by which we 
prepare young men and women for positions of leadership and 
responsibility in medicine, in law, in business, in education, in all 
sectors of our society. If the "training" we provide does not go 
beyond the first and second levels of purpose of which I spoke 
earlier, then we fail them— and they will fail us. We do not need 
more get-rich-quick doctors; we have enough of them. We do not 
need more charlatan lawyers; we have enough of them. We do 
not need more businessmen driven by the profit motive alone; 
we have enough of them . We do not need more teachers learned 
only in the letter of their disciplines; we have enough of them. 
What we need above all are young men and women with a pas- 
sion for seeking justice, skillful people with a sense of service 
who will use their abilities for others. 

"We cannot teach morality in the sense 
that we can train or require all people to 
live morally, but we can and must con- 
front our students with a moral vision." 

Academicians, however, tend to view moral questions as per- 
sonal or religious issues and, therefore, as not properly their con- 
cern. We are timid and diffident when we speak of morality and 
of ethical education. To be sure, college and university catalogs 
often proclaim a concern for values, but as a friend of mine- 
now, unfortunately, a dean— is fond of saying, such statements 
are rhetorical— by which he means they have little connection 
with reality. He insists that we must "operationalize our objec- 
tives." By that I fear he means that we can make curricular 
judgments onlv in terms of class sizes, student-teacher ratios, and 
other, equally mystical, numbers. 

The problem with catalog rhetoric, however, is not its lack of 
specificity. The problem is our unwillingness to take such 
statements seriously as criteria by which to judge our programs 
and policies. Above all, we are timid in taking seriously our 
responsibility for moral education. By assuming too readily that 
morality and values are relative, that they are private matters that 
cannot and should not be taught, colleges and universities have 
in fact abdicated what is the most critical task of higher education 

A variety of groups which do take value questions seriously 
are active on campuses, but the institutions themselves must ac- 
cept responsibility for helping their students shape a value 
system. We cannot teach morality in the sense that we can train 
or require all people to live morally, but we can and must con- 
front our students with a moral vision. And that we do not do. 
There are colleges which actively strive to maintain morality. Too 
often, however, such colleges are essentially advocates of a nar- 
row legalism, not prophets of a moral vision. Moral vision is not 
a denial of the bad; it is a celebration of the good. 

Moral vision begins with the recognition that we are not born 
only to be happy. If we were, we would not be born to die. 
Solzhenitsyn asserted, 

'"Since (man's) body is doomed to die, his task on 

earth evidently must be of a more spiritual nature. 
It cannot be unrestrained enjoyment of everyday 
life. It cannot be the search for the best ways to ob- 
tain material goods and then cheerfully to get the 
most out of them. It has to be the fulfillment of a 
permanent earnest duty so that one may leave life a 
better human being than one started it.'" 
—Harvard Magazine, July-August, 1978, p. 26. 
Moral vision is not a set of rules or laws; it is not essentially 
prohibitive. It is a quality of living beyond the mere satisfaction of 
appetites and personal desires. It is affirmative. Moral growth is 
the increasing recognition that to live humanly— that is, to live to 
the highest capacity of the nature given to us— is to live in 
responsibility to and for others. 

The term which for me best evokes the essence of that respon- 
sibility is "justice." I might define the term in a variety of ways, 
citing images drawn from a host of great ethical philosophers 
from Plato on, for justice has ever been the central concern of 
such thinkers. But my own passion for it arises from elsewhere, 
and to that source I would turn. 

In the Farewell Discourses of Jesus to his disciples, which we 
find in the Gospel of John, Jesus says, 

" As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. 

Dwell in my love. If you heed my commands, you 

will dwell in my love, as I have heeded my Father's 

commands and dwell in His love. I have spoken 

thus to you, so that my joy may be in you, and your 

joy may be in you, and your joy complete. This is 

my commandment: love one another as I have loved 

you' " (15:9-12). 

To love one another as Jesus has loved us: that is the beginning of 

justice. In those words we find an unmistakable call to deeds of 

justice towards others. 

"To live to the highest capacity of the 
nature given to us - is to live in respon- 
sibility to and for others." 

In The Brothers Karamazov, Doestoevsky described a striking 
scene in which a number of pilgrims journey to a monastery to 
seek aid from a saintly monk, Father Zossima. One of the 
pilgrims, '"a sentimental society lady of genuinely good disposi- 
tion,'" asks him how she can prove her faith. He responds, 
'"There's no proving it, though you can be convinced of it ... by 
the experience of faith active in love.'" 

Faith active in love is the experience to which we should call 
our students. Such experience will awaken a passion for justice, 
and justice will become the substance of their moral vision. 
What, after all, is higher education for? If it is only a passport to 
privilege for the individual, then its purposes are limited to im- 
parting skills. But, if it is more, if it implies an obligation upon 
those who venture into it, then those who are the agents of that 
education themselves have an obligation to give substance to the 
moral vision. 

But I must admit to a certain pessimism that colleges and 
universities or, more specifically, the administrators and faculty 
who comprise them, can undertake such a purpose. I will not 
claim that Lebanon Valley College is an exception. / am here 
because I believe it can be. But it will not be easy. The very nature of 
the crisis that has produced the loss of direction in higher educa- 
tion also results in a sharply diminished capacity to recognize 
the solution: comm itmen t to enlivening students to the passion 
for seeking justice." IVIH 

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Off to See 
the Orient 

by Carl P. Ehrhart and M. A. Weister 

For "campus architect" Bob Riley, it's time to say farewell to 
educational administration and hello to more traveling. 

He arrived in Annville thirty-five years ago, and his associa- 
tion with the college has been a long, unique one. "Unique" 
because he has virtually built the present day campus. 

The statistics behind Dr. Riley's accomplishments are im- 
pressive. He supervised the construction of eight major 
buildings: four student residences including Funkhouser, Ham- 
mond, Keister and Silver; two educational facilities including 
Blair Music Center and Garber Science Center; and Miller Chapel 
and the Allan W. Mund College Center. 

The shaping of the campus included the acquisition of a 
noteworthy fourteen other facilities, some of which have since 
been sold or torn down. The acquisition of the Fencil Conference 
Center adjacent to the campus allowed the College to expand ser- 
vices for continuing education students and businesses. 

Dr. Riley's most recent acquisition for the College has expanded 
the campus physically. The purchase of a neighboring farm (near 
Kreiderheim) has enlarged the campus to 200 acres, providing 
many possibilities for future growth. 

As of his retirement on September 1, Riley was also chairman 
of the grants council, and responsible for obtaining much addi- 
tional funding for the College. 

Dr. Riley began his teaching career at Gettysburg College, and 
came to LVC in 1951 as associate professor and department chair- 
man in economics and business administration; later came the 
switch to administration and the vice presidency in which 
capacity he served for nineteen years. 

Dr. Riley right, and President Arthur L. Peterson chat during the retirement party 
held in Dr. Riley's honor. His gift was a set of luggage for his future trips Riley 
ended his 35 years of service with the College on September 1, 1986. 

"I really am most comfortable on a small campus and in a 
small community," he said. "It has been a good association here; 
I've thoroughly enjoyed it." 

Both he and his vivacious wife, Ruth, are veteran travelers, and 
have chalked up two tours of the U.S. during two summers. 

"We've been in every state except Idaho and Montana," notes 
Dr. Riley. 

Another excursion took them to Australia, New Zealand and 
the Fiji Islands, where they visited colleges. 

At a recent retirement party given by the College employees, 
Dr. Riley received a set of luggage, which he says will come in 
handy for their trips to Scandinavia, the Orient and Spain — the 
three plai es they'd like to see next IVLH 

Author's Note: Carl R Ehrhart is professor emeritus of 
philosophy and dean emeritus. Weister is editor of The Valley 
and the director of communications at the College. 

Dr. Riley supervised the construction of the Garber Science Center, a national award winner for its energy-saving qualities. The center was built with fewer windows to reduce cost and 
to increase wall space for scientific equipment. 

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Campus Update 

Education Commissioner Visits LVC 

"Not since the launching of Sputnik has 
education undergone such a review and 
evaluation as it has in the past three years," 
said James Oliver Hunter, Commissioner for 
Higher Education in Pennsylvania, who 
spoke at the College's recent Presidential 
Leadership Dinner in October. 

"There are institutions where the curricula 
is integrated, where students are involved, 
where students are taught, and where basic 
skills such as critical thinking, communica- 
tions and interpersonal skills are taught 
across the curriculum," said Hunter. "One 
such institution is Lebanon Valley College." 

Hunter also lauded the College's focus on 
teaching leadership skills during the 
undergraduate years. 

"Programs such as this suggest that all is 
not wrong with higher education in 
America," added Hunter. 

Hunter is responsible for public policy 
leadership for approximately 150 postsecond- 
arv institutions in Pennsylvania. 

Biology Doctorates 

A recent report from Dr. Paul Wolf, chair- 
man of the biology department, indicates that 
twenty-six LVC graduates who majored in 
biology since 1976 have earned the Ph.D. 

A previously published report indicated 
that only forty-four LVC graduates in the 
biological sciences earned the Ph.D. during 
the fifty-six year period of 1920 to 1976. 

LVC Frosh Makes History 
In Soviet Church 

A Lebanon Vallev College freshman who 
plans to be a minister some day had a chance 
to test her pulpit capabilities when she con- 
ducted a church service in the Soviet Union 
this summer. 

A psychology and religion major, Michelle 
Grube, visited Tallin, the capital city of 
Estonia which is a republic in the Soviet 
Union, on a peace mission. 

She was one of a 33-member group con- 
sisting of other students from various states 
and three clergy who were sponsored by the 
northeast jurisdictional council of the United 
Methodist Church. 

The highlight of their summer trip was to 
visit a United Methodist church in Tallin, she 
said. She compared that church to churches 
here in America. 

"Over there," she explained "they don't 
allow any church members to smoke, drink 
or go dancing." "If you do — you either have 
to repent or leave the church," she said. 

Grube of Akron, Pa., was told that she 
made history in the Soviet church during her 

It all started when she conducted a 
children's worship service one Sunday morn- 
ing. She asked all the children to gather at the 
altar. "I couldn't understand why all the 
parents began to cry half-way through the 
service," the petite brunette said. 

She later found out that it was the first time 
a service was held for children and said it was 
very "moving" for the parents. "They were 
very touched to see their children learning 
about Christ," the peaceseeker said. 

The Estonians, she says, "Are Christians all 
the way, or not at all — they worship an 
every day God." 

Here in America, Grube said she feels 
many churchgoers are strictly Sunday 

All church members in the Soviet Union 
are scrutinized carefully she said. There are 
no official records; the Soviet Union allows 
no records, she emphasized . 

Despite the strict regulations, the Estonians 
have worship services all day Sunday and eat 
lunch in the church between the morning 
and afternoon services. 

She revealed at times it was rather scarey 
and related an incident that happened one 
morning while she was sitting in church: 
"Their services are extremely long, sometimes 
lasting two hours, so I began looking 
around." I saw several KGB come in carrying 
notebooks and they began scanning the room 
and writing down names." 

She was informed after the service that the 
KGB officials were recording names of those 
who had never attended before. "Sometimes 
vou're not sure, though, if there is reason to 

be scared or if it's paranoia," she added. 

Since Grube has returned home, she con- 
fessed, that occasionally she feels someone is 
watching her and finds herself out of habit — 
looking over her shoulder. 

"I have really learned to appreciate what I 
have here, since I'm back," she revealed. 

Grube believes it is easier to be a Christian 
in the Soviet Union because of the govern- 
ment situation. "They need that hope and 
security — we take it all for granted," she 

Their churches are very different from 
ours, she noted. She said none of the church- 
es display crosses and none have steeples. 
From the outside, most look like any ordinary 

However, she did notice the face of Christ 
on a wall in one of the churches visited. 
"That was the only way you could tell it was 
a church," she added. 

Michelle Grube reminisces about her peace mission to the 
Soviet Union while relaxing in the student center at 
Lebanon Vallev College. 

The Estonians, who Grube says are very 
offended if referred to as Russians, are more 
liberal and more westernized than residents 
of Moscow. In Moscow the churches are 
mostly Russian Orthodox and they don't get 
away with as much as the Estonians, she 

She was surprised to find that many 
Soviets are enthralled with the glamour and 
glitzy, night-time TV soap opera, Dynasty. 'A 
lot of them think that Americans live like the 
characters on that show," Grube related. But 
since Dynasty broadcasts there are several 
weeks behind the American broadcasts, 
many wanted to know what was going to 
happen. "If you were not a Dynasty fan, you 

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were left out," she said with a chuckle. 

Grube said the goals set by the group were 
to build friendships, gain understanding 
among the people, dispel stereotypes and ex- 
tend the peace of Christ. 

Although the main purpose of the group's 
peace mission was to develop an understand- 
ing and build an international relationship 
toward peace, Grube said Estonian folks do 
not want to talk about world peace. They 
don't envision world peace the same as 
Americans do, she noted. 

"They don't believe they will ever see world 
peace, so they are searching more for a 
spiritual peace," the young, peace am- 
bassador said. 

Reprinted with permission from The Dailv News Satur- 
day, September 20, 1986. 

To the Moon and Back . . . Well, 


C £_\ 
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Dale Erskine, assistant professor of biologv (left), with 
faculty assistant Dr. Jeannette Jones of Alabama A&M 
University, and Dr. Larry Fannin of Florida A&M Univer- 
sity College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 
Erskine and Jones were the two instructors chosen bv Fan- 
nin from a nation wide search. 

"I had a great group of students who liked 
to work hard and also have a good time," 
said Dale Erskine, assistant professor of 
biology, who spent seven weeks working for 
the National Aeronautics and Space Ad- 
ministration (NASA) at Kennedy Space 
Center in Cape Canaveral this summer. 

Erskine was an instructor for the Space Life 
Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) that 
NASA and Florida A&M offer each year on a 
competitive basis to 30 students from around 
the country. Dale himself was one of only 
two instructors chosen from a nationwide 
search . 

Through various experiments, the group 
studied the effects of space flight on plant 
growth and also on the human body. 

"The students and I learned a great deal 
about life sciences in the absence of gravity," 
notes Dale. "You have to remember when 
there is no 'up' or 'down,' the protocol one 
uses is very different from earth-based ex- 

Through several experiments, Dale's group 
studied the effects of weightlessness on the 
cardiovascular and muscle systems, how to 
recycle water and grow food during long- 
term space flight, crustacean metabolism and 
behavior in a weightless environment, and 
soil and water changes and recovery rates 
following launches. 

"During the first week, we learned 
something about the other groups' ex- 
periments which included motion sickness, 
feeding animals in space, and plant growth 
and harvest in space." said Dale. 

In the mornings, the group attended lec- 
tures given by NASA, or toured semi- 
classified areas. For example, they saw where 
space shuttles are processed upon return to 
Earth, the Vehicle Assembly building where 
the shuttles are mounted onto booster rockets 
in preparation for launch, and the actual 
launch pads. They also saw the shuttles 
Atlantis and Discovery being worked on. 

Through the SLSTP, NASA hopes to attract 
current college students to the space program 
following graduation. Dale hopes that an 
LVC student joins the program next summer. 

"The trip is a valuable learning experience," 
adds Dale, "and now I'm able to incorporate 
some of the concepts and techniques into the 
courses I teach at LVC." 

Dale's trip wasn't entirely made up of ex- 
periments though; he did take advantage of 
his first-ever trip to Florida to enjoy beach 
parties with his group of students, and to 
visit Disneyworld and EPCOT Center with 
his wife, Deborah Bass. 

His only regret is that he didn't have time 
to get to Space Camp in Huntsville, 
Alabama. But his monogrammed flight suit 
is being mailed to him anyway. 

Twenty-six Make Who's Who 

The 1986 edition of Who's Who in 
American Colleges and Universities will in- 
clude 26 students from LVC. They are: 

Tina Marie Bakowski, Krista Joy Bens- 
inger, Kevin Lee Biddle, David Marshall 
Campbell, Maria Christina DeMario, Lor- 
raine Helen Englert, Barbara Ann Feaster, 
Gregory James Hessinger, Ursula Ann 
Hoey, Ross Charles Hoffman, Jr., Karen 
Ann Karapandza, Kathy Elizabeth 
Kleponis, Jeffrey Adam Lesher, Betsy Ellen 
Martin, David Calvert Miller, Susan 
Terese dinger, Laura Ellen Pence, Joseph 
Cass Pennington, III, Michael John 

Reihart, Frank Scott Rocco, Marguerite 
Mei-En Salm, Mary Beth Seasholtz, Cyn- 
thia Anne Smith, Nicholas N. Vlaisavl- 
jevic, Drew Richard Williams, and Steven 
Herbert Witmer. 

National Merit Scholars 

LVC currently has seven National Merit 
Scholars attending the College. They are: 
Leslie Mario '88, an actuarial science major of 
Pittsburgh, PA; Brian Robinson '89, a music 
education major of Flanders, NJ; Lisa Mazei 
'89, an allied health sciences major of 
Gardenville, PA; Stephanie Butter '87, a 
biology major of Lansdowne, PA; Susan 
Toland '88, a biology major of Warminster, 
PA; Eric Rabenhold '89, an actuarial science 
major of Tampa, FL; and Steven Witmer '87, 
a religion and philosophy major of Garden- 
ville, PA. 

New Memorial Scholarship Established 

The family and friends of Dorothy Yeakel 
Horn '39 have established a scholarship in her 
memory. The first scholarship will be 
awarded during the 1987-88 academic year to 
a junior for his/her junior and senior years. A 
new recipient will be selected every two 
years. The recipient must be a music major, 
with a good academic record, who 
demonstrates financial need. 

Recipients will be chosen by the chairman 
of the music department, the dean of 
students and the director of financial aid. The 
annual award will range from $750-$1000. 
Donations can be sent to the Lebanon Valley 
College Development Office. 

New Ministry Scholarships 

Seven need-based scholarships are now 
available to students who intend to study for 
the ministry. The endowed scholarships, 
given by the Department of Religion and 
Philosophy and the Chaplain's Office, range 
from $500 to $1500 and are not restricted to 
students in the religion or philosophy majors. 

Though a few scholarships are restricted to 
United Methodist pre-ministerial students, 
candidates from other denominations are en- 
couraged to apply. 

Information on the scholarships is available 
from Dr. Donald Byrne, Jr., chairman, 
department of religion and philosophy, (717) 

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Ruth E. Anderson '86 was recently named 
admissions counselor. Andersen received a 
B.S. from Lebanon Valley College in manage- 
ment in 1986. 

Donna M. Anderson was appointed assis- 
tant professor of economics. 

Anderson received a B.S. from Lehigh 
University in economics/finance, and an 
M.A. from the University of Colorado in 

Anderson was an economic specialist on 
the President's Advisory Committee For 
Women in 1980, a financial manager in ac- 
counting for the General Electric Company 
from 1981 to 1984, and was a teaching assis- 
tant at the University of Colorado and a 
visiting instructor at Ripon College in 1985. 

Sharon O. Arnold was appointed associate 
professor of sociology. 

Arnold received an M.A. from the Univer- 
sity of Akron, Ohio, in sociology in 1967, and 
a B.A. from the University of Akron in 
psychology in 1964. She also has studied 
sociology and higher education at the Univer- 
sity of Akron, and travel and tourism at 
George Washington University. 

William Brown Jr., '79 was appointed 
director of financial aid, in addition to being 
an associate dean of admissions. 

Brown received a B.A. degree from 
Lebanon Valley College in history in 1979. 
Since 1980, Brown has served in the admis- 
sions office as a counselor and assistant dean 
of admissions. 

Barbara J. Denison '79 was appointed 
assistant professor of sociology and director of 
the Leadership Development Institute. 

Denison received a Ph.D. degree from 
Northwestern University in sociology in 1985, 
an M.A. degree from the University of York, 
England in sociology in 1981, and a B.A. 
degree from Lebanon Valley College in 
sociology/religion in 1979. 

Denison was an assistant professor of 
sociology at Gettysburg College in 1986, an 
instructor in sociology at Indiana University 
Northwest, Gary, Indiana, and a research 
assistant with the Pennsylvania Legislative 
Children's Caucus in 1984-1985. She also 
served as adjunct professor in sociology at 
LVC in 1986. She will begin as director in 

Eileen N. Frankland was appointed direc- 
tor of student activitis. Frankland received a 
masters in social work from Barry University 
in 1982, and B.A. degrees in religious studies 
and social welfare from Penn State University 
in 1973. She moved to Pennsylvania from 
Florida, where she was a counselor for alcohol 
and drug abuse in Broward County. 

Robert H. Hearson was appointed assistant 
professor of music and director of bands. 

Hearson received his M.A. in music from 
the University of Iowa, and his Ed.D. in 
music education from the University of 

Hearson was director of bands at Frostburg 
State College, Frostburg, Maryland, from 
1980 to 1986. 

A low brass specialist, he has performed 
extensively with symphony orchestras in 
Wisconsin, Illinois, Oklahoma, and 
Maryland, and with the Air Force Band in 
Ohio. He is active as a clinician, adjudicator 
and guest conductor. 

Donna L. Hevener has been appointed 
readers' services librarian. 

Hevener received a B.S. degree in education 
from Millersville University in 1984, and an 
M.L.S. degree in library science from Drexel 
University in 1986. 

Hevener is a member of the Special 
Libraries Association (SLA) and is a former 
officer of Drexel University's SLA. She was a 
representative on Millersville University's 
library science committee. 

Warren K. A. Thompson, associate pro- 
fessor of philosophy, is director of the newly- 
created Leadership Studies Program, design- 
ed to enhance students' leadership awareness 
and skills. Thompson has been with LVC 
since 1967. 

Thomas R. Vilberg was appointed assis- 
tant professor of psychology. Vilberg was an 
assistant professor in psychology at the 
University of Scranton from 1978 to 1980, and 
a post-doctoral research associate at the 
University of Wisconsin from 1980 to 1984. 
He received his Ph.D. in psychology from 
North Dakota State University. WIH 

Concert Choir Tour Set 

The LVC Concert Choir will begin their 51st season of 
touring in February 1987 The choir will be conducted by 
Dr. Pierce Getz, professor of music, who is in his 26th 
year with the College. 

Feb. 22, 1987 - 
Pre Tour Concert 
First United Methodist Church 
Church and Locust Streets 
Ephrata, PA 17522 
Concert Time: 

March 4, 1987 - 
Sanctuary United Methodist Church 
North Wales, PA 19454 
Concert Time: 7:30 p.m. 

March 5, 1987 - 
St. Peter's United Methodist Church 
Central Avenue & 8th Street 
Ocean City, NJ 08326 
Concert Time: 8:00 p.m. 

March 6, 1987 - 
Memorial Baptist Church 
7th & Broadway 
Salem, NJ 08079 
Concert Time: 7:30 p.m. 

March 7, 1987 - 
New Bethel Baptist Church 
1739 "S" Street, N.W. 
Washington, DC. 20001 
Concert Time: 6:00 p.m. 

March 8, 1987 - 
New Bethel Baptist Church 
1739 "S" Street, N.W. 
Washington, DC. 20001 
Concert Time: 11:00 a.m. 

March 8, 1987 - 
Trinity United Methodist Church 
705 W. Patrick Street 
Frederick, MD 21701 
Concert Time: 

March 9, 1987 - 
Trinity United Methodist 
Routes 11 & 15 
New Kingstown, PA 17072 

March 10, 1987 - 
Grandview Heights United 
Methodist Church 
888 Pleasure Road 
Lancaster, PA 17602 
Concert Time: 7:30 p.m. 

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Thompson and Hanes 
"lead" the way 

Carolyn Hanes (left), associate professor of sociology, and 
Warren Thompson (right), and chairman of the depart- 
ment of philosophy, "lead" the way in the classroom, and 
in the Leadership Development seminars for professionals. 

What is leadership? Why study leadership? 
Who needs leadership? 

Warren K. A. Thompson, associate pro- 
fessor of philosophy and newly appointed 
director of the Leadership Studies Program 
(LSP), and Dr. Carolyn Hanes, chairperson 
of the sociology/social service department 
and instructor of the first course on leader- 
ship at LVC, are both answering these ques- 
tions right now. 

"Lebanon Valley believes that knowing 
about leadership is everybody's business," 
says Thompson. "At some time or another, all 
of us are leaders or followers . . . the LSP will 
give our students the ability to tell good 
leadership from bad." 

Thompson hopes to have leadership intern- 
ships in place by the 1988-89 academic year. 

"Students would write a critical review of 
their experience in the public or private sector, . 
and recap their day-to-day observations," ex- 
plains Thompson. 

The Leadership Studies Program will 
eventually include several courses that 
students may take voluntarily. For the 
Presidential Leadership Scholars — students 
on a tuition scholarship from LVC — several 
courses are mandatory. Through the in- 
troductory course, students become aware of 
basic theories and concepts relevant to leader- 
ship, interpersonal skills and values. 

Entitled "Theories and Applications of the 
Leadership Process," the introductory course 
is being taught by Hanes this semester. 

"We're not expecting the students to end 
world hunger or bring about world peace," 
Hanes explains. "What they can do is 
something that raises awareness levels. 

"Awareness is what gets people acting," 
Hanes continued. "Take a look at world 
hunger. It's not a new issue — it's an old 
issue. But very little was being done about it. 
Once it was brought to the consciousness of 
our society, we got all sorts of drives and 

campaigns to deal with the issue." Hanes 
suggested that students can raise awareness 
on the local level in a similar fashion. 

Two projects that are attempting to do just 
that are "Operation Santa Claus," an attempt 
to raise money to get new toys for needy 
families in the area, and an alcohol and drug 
awareness program for local high schools. 
Both ideas were student-conceived, and will 
be student-implemented over the course of 
the semester. 

According to Hanes, the student projects 
have already had an impact on LVC students 
that goes beyond the course. 

"We're already getting students involved in 
the community in their freshman year. 
Students are already beginning to think 
about how they can do something to help the 
community around them. I think that's very 
healthy — it's nice to see students have social 
awareness and involvement." 

Excited about the course, Hanes says there's 
a lot of application to everyday tasks. 

"It can awaken new directions to 
anything," says Hanes. "I think that's very 
exciting." h'jh 

Richard B. Arnold, assistant professor of 
management, was recently appointed to the 
PA Institute of CPAs Graduate Accounting 
Conference Committee. He was also ap- 
pointed to the Financial Institutions Commit- 
tee and the Budget and Finance Committee 
of the south-central chapter of the PICPA . 

Arnold recently passed all five parts of the 
CMA (Certificate in Management Account- 
ing) Exam and will receive the CMA 
designation when the Institute for Manage- 
ment Accounting completes the review of his 
professional management accounting 

Dr. Voorhis Cantrell, professor of religion 
and Greek, recently attended a workshop en- 
titled "Tap the Power of Storytelling," at the 
Parish Resource Center, Lancaster Theological 

Erwin P. Chandler, adjunct assistant pro- 
fessor of music, has been commissioned by 
the Reading Symphony Orchestra to com- 
pose a work for their 75th anniversary 
season. He was also commissioned by the 
music department of Governor Mifflin High 
School in Shillington, PA, to compose a work 
for chorus, band and orchestra. Chandler is 
currently appearing as a guest lecturer on 
Berks Cable television in a show called "Pro- 
kids," discussing the values of music educa- 
tion. In addition, he recently appeared as 
guest soloist with the Reading Pops Or- 
chestra with his Jazz Trio. 

Dr. Richard Cornelius, chairman of the 
chemistry department, was the co-author of 
two presentations this summer. The first was 
"The Computer as a Problem-Solving Partner 
— A Program Written in Prolog," which he 
presented at the Biennial Conference on 

Chemical Education in Bozeman, Montana. 

The second presentation was 
"Multinuclear NMR Studies of the Forma- 
tion of Platinum (II) — Adenine Nucleotide 
Compleses," at a meeting of the American 
Society of Biological Chemists in 
Washington, DC 

In early September, Cornelius gave a 
presentation entitled "The Computer vs. 
the Student: Who is in Control?" at the na- 
tional meeting of the American Chemical 
Society in Anaheim, California. 

Recently, Cornelius led a panel discus- 
sion on "Computers in the Chemistry 
Laboratory" at the annual meeting of the 
Mid-Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts 
Chemistry Teachers, held at Sweet Briar 
College, Sweet Briar, Virginia. 

Dr. Klement Hambourg, associate pro- 
fessor of music, conducted a lecture in the 
"Know Your Symphony" concert series held 
at Penn State, Berks Campus. 

Dr. Robert H. Hearson, assistant professor 
of music, served as a music adjudicator at the 
3rd annual "Sound Spectacular" marching 
band field show competition in Red Lion, PA, 
in early October. The competition featured 
seven outstanding high school bands from 
the York area . 

Dr. Allan G. Heffner, chairman of the 
management department, recently received a 
small honorarium from Macmillan 
Publishing Company for his review and criti- 
que of "Paintco," a marketing simulation 
game. A revised edition of the game will be 

Heffner, recently attended a seminar on 
"Reinventing the Corporation" and 
"Megatrends," conducted by the Institute of 
Management at Franklin & Marshall College. 

Dr. Arthur L. Ford, chairman of the 
English department, was appointed to the 
board of the Computers and Composition 
Journal. Ford will help evaluate articles sub- 
mitted for publication in CAJC, a new 
periodical published by the Methodist College 
in North Carolina. 

Dr. John P. Kearney, professor of English, 
recently attended the eight-week National En- 
dowment for the Humanities summer 
seminar at Princeton. The seminar, con- 
ducted by Victor Brombert of the department 
of comparative literature, focused on the 
symbol of the prison in 19th and 20th cen- 
tury European novels. Kearney's project was 
on "Family and Marriage in the novels of 
Charles Dickens." 

Three members of the foreign language 
department presented papers at the West 
Virginia University Conference on Modern 
Literature and Film, held in late September 
on the college's Morgantown campus. Dr. H. 
Dwight Page, assistant professor of French 
and German, discussed the relationship of 

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content and style in Emile Zola's LAssomoir, 
and novel describing conditions among the 
industrial working class in Paris. 

Dr. James W. Scott, professor of German, 
examined the cinematic means Lucino 
Visconti used to capture the elements of myth 
and cultural criticism in his film version of 
Thomas Mann's novelle Death in Venice. 

Julie Suris, instructor in Spanish and 
French, showed how the French author Col- 
ette had adapted her mother's letters in the 
writing of an autobiographical novel, La 
Naissance du jour. 

Dr. C. F. Joseph Tom, professor of 
economics, recently attended the 12th Annual 
Convention of the Eastern Economic Associa- 
tion in Philadelphia. Tom was also invited to 
present a paper entitled "Basic Programming 
for the Integration of Money, Demand 
Deposits Creation and the Hicksian- 
Keynesian Model." 

Dr. Susan Verhoek, professor of biology, 
recently presided over the annual meeting of 
the Society for Economic Botany held at the 
New York Botanical Garden in New York 
City. Verhoek has been president of the Socie- 
ty for the past year. In addition to leading 
both the Council and Society meetings and 
serving as a host at the banquet, she 
presented the Society's highest award to Dr. 
Efraim Hernadez f or his work on Mexican 
maize gene banks. IVlt 



Weekend 1987 
June 5, 6, 7 

Alumni News 

A Golden Anniversary 
Highlights Alumni 
Weekend '86 

Thanks to the efforts of chairpersons 
Robert Cassell '36 and Nancy Bowman Hatz 
'36, thirty-two members of the class of 1936 
returned in June to celebrate their 50th an- 
niversary during Alumni Weekend. A slide 
presentation, prepared by Bob highlighted 
the Saturday evening dinner honoring the 

Alumni Association Officers elected were: 
Wesley T. Dellinger 75, president; John W. 
Metka '60, president-elect; and Betty Criswell 
Hungerford '54, vice president. 

Senior Alumni Association officers are: 
Henry H. Grimm '35, president; Ethel H. 
Darkes '31, president-elect; Esther H. 
Kelchner '25, first vice president; Irene J. 
Schell '28, second vice president; and Adam 
D. Miller '22, third vice president. 

These new officers will serve until June 30, 

Alumni Citations for 
Achievement and Service 

Six LVC alumni were honored for achieve- 
ment and service to the College during 
Alumni Weekend. They are: 

Dr. Martin Gluntz '53, who currently is 
vice president of manufacturing and 
marketing services at Hershey International 
Ltd., and past president of the LVC Alumni 

Herbert Greider '42, who has played a key 
role in the development of our nation's space 
program, including twenty years as the 
senior project scientist for NASA at the 
Johnson Space Center in Houston; 

Dr. Allan Mund, who served as acting 
president of Lebanon Valley College from 
1967 to 1968, and as president of the Board of 
Trustees from 1962 to 1972; 

Rev. Frederick Mund '32, who served for 
forty years as the pastor at Dorguth Memorial 
United Methodist Church, and on LVCs 
Board of Trustees from 1959 - 1968; 

Edwin White, who is a well-known 
authority in the fields of taxation, estate plan- 
ning and business insurance, and the author 
of Business Insurance, the definitive text in 
the field; 

E. D. Williams, Jr., who has been on the 
Board of Trustees since 1960 and secretary to 
the board since 1962, and was named an 
Honorary Alumnus in 1977 because of his 
generous contributions to the College. 

Lacrosse Alumni Play It 

The Spring Arts Festival in April 1986 pro- 
vided a lively background for a friendly game 
of lacrosse between alumni. According to 
Chase Howse '75, a chain of telephone calls 
resulted in twenty-four alumni on the play- 
ing field for the Saturday afternoon match. 

"We'd like to make this an annual event," 
said Frank Tavani, director of alumni ser- 
vices, who hopes to help return lacrosse to an 
intercollegiate sport at LVC. 

Alumni who participated were: 
Ken Gilberg '72, Jeff Rowe '72, Jim Kiernan 
'74, Doug Franz '75, Dale Oehler '75, Frank 
Kushler 75, Tom Scheaffer 75, Chase Howse 
75, Ed Muldoon 76, Ed Vinarski 76, Pete 
Johnson 77, Bill Weinshenk 77, Ray 
Modugno 77, Steve Bordley 77, Dave 
Schleder 77, Pat Cullinan '79, Paul Keyes '80, 
George Loder '80, Tim Flatley '81, Rob 
McCallion '84, Paul Rusen '85, Mike Rusen 
'86, Bob Carson '86, Scott Cousin '86 

Anyone who would like to join in next 
year's game to be held during Alumni 
Weekend in May should call Frank Tavani at 
(717) 867-6221. 

All American Influence 

Galen Walmer 73 and Robert Mains '71 
have something else in common besides be- 
ing graduates of LVC. Both are teachers of 
high school seniors recently named to 
McDonald's All American High School Band. 

The two students, Tracy Day of Honesdale 
High School, and Sara Lindenberg of Nor- 
thern Lebanon High School, are two of 104 
talented young musicians in this year's 20th 
edition of the All American Band. 

"We're very proud of the achievement 
Sara has made in being selected," commented 

Lindenberg was selected for her ac- 
complishments on the french horn, and Day 
for the trombone. 

"We were ecstatic when we heard the 
news," said Mains. "Tracy is a fine musician 
who has proven her talents over the years." 

Walmer and Mains graduated from LVC 
with B.S. degrees in music education. 

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Members of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), in their first year as a fraternity at LVC, welcome alumni during LVC's 
Homecoming Carnival. 

Smiles abound as Kim Hunter, a senior chemistry mapr from 
Shippensburg, PA, is honored as LVC's 1986 Homecoming 


Here they are . . . the 1961 MAC Conference Championship football team that gave LVC some great memories. The 
team was honored during a Homecoming Dinner on Saturday night of Homecoming Weekend. Front Row: Rowland 
Barnes '62, Hiram Fitzgerald '62, Larrv Godshall '63, John Yajko '63. Second Row: Terry Herr '65, Ellis McCracken 
'63, Roger Ward '63, Wes MacMillan '64, Vance Stouffer '63. Third Row: Brooks Slatcher '62, Bob Stone '65, Jerry 
Bowman '63, Bill McHenry, Greg Stanson '63, Bob Stull '6*2, Fred Porrino '63. 


Homecoming Saturday: A day for watching football and clowning around. 

Four of LVC's great athletes are now, and forever, in the College's Athletic Hall of Fame. Pic- 
tured are, back row, Harry Matala '46 (left) and Chris Walk 40, and, front row, Richard 
Shover '57 (left) and Raul Billett '37 Kathryn "Kit" Henderson could not attend the picture- 
taking. Bernard Thrush was honored posthumously. 

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LVC Sports 

Football Team Snaps Losing Streak 

First year head coach Jim Monos chalked 
up his first win with a tight 14-13 victory over 
Upsala College. More importantly, LVC's los- 
ing streak was snapped at 20 games. LVC 
continued with a 10-6 win over FDU- 
Madison. LVC then fell to a tough Albright 
team, 26-10, and a fierce Susquehanna, 61-6. 
Following the contest with Susquehanna, 
LVC returned home and lost to Delaware 
Valley 33-3. The Flying Dutchmen finished 
the season with a loss to a tough Lycoming 
team on Saturday, November 15. 

Field Hockey Team Ranked 12th 

Big wins over Gettysburg and Franklin & 
Marshall helped propel the LVC women to 
Number 12 in the country in Division III field 
hockey. The team ended the season with a 
7-6-1 record, and advanced to the ECAL 
playoffs. They lost 4-1 in the semifinal round 
to Oneonta College, of New York. 

Off and Running 

The men's cross-country team won its first 
two dual meets of the season against 
Muhlenberg, 15-50 and Alvernia 21-37. Senior 
John Hibshman led the way against 
Muhlenberg with a time of 26:48, followed by 
freshman Ed Smith and John Galvin. 
Against Alvernia, John Galvin took honors 
for the Valley, while senior Ed Slagle finished 

The women's cross-country team won its 
only scheduled meet by a forfeit against 
Alvernia. The women took eighth place in the 
Dickinson Invitational with sophomore Cin- 
dy Sladek finishing first for the Valley and 
fifth overall in a time of 19:07. Sophomore 
Sue Yingst took 40th in 21:05 and freshman 
Kristie Painter finished 48th in 21:36. 

Behney Sees Improvement 

Though the season score stands at 0-16, 
coach Randy Behney sees improvement and 
promise in the young team, which includes 
seven freshman and nine sophomores. The 
season ended with an 11-1 match against 

LVC Baseball Team Going South 

The 1987 Flying Dutchmen baseball team 
will take their annual trip to Florida during 
Spring break from February 27 to March 8. 

Coach Ed Spittle will get the chance to 
watch his team against some formidable com- 
petition from around the country who are 
also attending Wes Rinkers Baseball School in 
Sanford, Florida. 

"The trip sharpens their skills early in the 
season," said Spittle, who will be evaluating 
strengths, particularly pitching. 

The team will play about eight games dur- 
ing the week. Last year's teams came from 

Freshman Rick Beard forces a fumble with a quarterback sack at the end of the first half against Fairleigh Dickinson on 
Saturday, October 11 — Photo courtesy of The Quad. 

New York, Tennessee, 

Indiana and 

Wrestling Tournament Nearly Set 

Teams from Lycoming, Kings, Washington 
and Lee, Muhlenberg and Baptist Bible col- 
leges will compete with LVC in a team tour- 
nament to be held February 14, 1987. Two ad- 
ditional teams are to be named . 

Jordan Appointed 

Thomas Jordan was appointed assistant 
football coach in charge of the defensive line. 

Jordan earned a B.S. degree in education 
from Millersville University in 1976. He has 
been a special education teacher at Lebanon 
High School since graduation and has coach- 
ed football, baseball and wrestling. 

"pl^otf VukAmot 

LVC Cagers Open 1986-87 

The Lebanon Valley College Flying Dutch- 
men opened their 1986-87 basketball season 
with a heartbreaking game, as they out- 
played Alvernia only to come up short, 70-68, 
on a three point shot from 25 feet out by 
sophomore Kevin Hartman at the buzzer. 

Don Hostetler finished with 20 points and 
eight rebounds to lead the Valley. Freshman 
Scott Sturgess also placed in double figures 
in netting 13 points. 

* * * 

Ann Cessna scored a game-high 18 points 
to lead the Lebanon Valley College women's 
basketball team to a season opening 68-48 
romp over Haverford. 

Joining Cessna in double figures for the 
victors were Penny Hamilton with 15 points, 
Steph Smith with 10 points and Jackie 
DeShong, who also scored 10 points. 

A complete winter athletic schedule is 
available by calling Tim Ebersole, sport infor- 
mation director, at (717) 867-6226. 

Back on campus for Homecoming 1986 were these members of the 1933 football team: (back row) Grant Q. Feeser '36, (left) 
Leonard Volkin '34 (Captain '33 football team), and (front row) Albert J. Sincavage '35, (left) and J. Henry Ricker '35. 

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Best wishes from LVC to Susie Reiter Wallis '04 who celebrated her 101st 
birthday on September 24, 1986, and is the College's second oldest alumna. 
Valerie Heilman Kohr '03, is our oldest. 

Church, Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania, and 
as a distributor for Hershey Chocolate fund- 
raising products. 

/ [™ f\ Dr. George Bartels, Jr. retired after 
C/Vr 32 years with DuPont in various 
locations. He is now a volunteer at the A. I. 
DuPont Children's Hospital. 

Rev. Howard Smith retired after 37 years as a 
minister of the United Methodist Church. 

' C ^ Albert Moser retired after 31 years 
^J of teaching at Scotia-GIenville 
Schools in Scotia, New York. 

/ C /l William D. Gorgone is president of 


Marian Dorsheimer Campbell '28 


Prof. Bruce Metzger, of Princeton 
'Theological Seminary, was elected to 
membership in the American Philosophical 
Society, the oldest learned society in 

/^Q Hermon H. Ellenberger is retired 
JOand active in a variety of volunteer 
activities, mainly church-related. 

f/t "t Lucile Esbenshade is retired and is a 
TT _L volunteer staff member at the Lucille 
Rains Residence, a support community for 
recovering drug addicts. 

Rev. Richard Rodes, was selected as one of 
200 American delegates to the Soviet- 
American, Cultural-Political weeklong forum 
in Riga, Latvia USSR. The Riga-Forum is one 
of the ten exchanges agreed upon at the 
Reagan-Gorbachev Geneva summit. 

f/t /% Dorothy Landis Gray recently left 
TTTT her position as professor of Music at 
Arkansas College in Batesville, Arkansas to 
begin a doctoral program at the Catholic 
University of America. 


Phyllis E. Boyer retired after 
teaching French, Latin, and 

English, in the same school district for 31 



Harlan Daubert retired after 37 
years as band director of Northern 
Lebanon High School. He is currently work- 
ing as church organist at Salem Lutheran 

the Saddle Brook Chamber of 


/PrT Lori Wanner Starsinic teaches 
\J I music at Rumsan County Day 
School, Rumsan, New Jersey. 

'CQ Dr. Thomas Carmany has been 
C/O given the Meritorious Service 
Award of the New Mexico Hospital Associa- 
tion. He received the award for his work 
among American Indians and Hispanics in 
alcoholism treatment and prevention. Car- 
many is president of Rehoboth McKinley 
Christian Health Care Services, Inc. 

/ PQ Dr. Karl E. Moyer played concerts 
\j7s at Long wood Gardens, St. Thomas 
Church (NYC), Berwick, Pennsylvania and 
Bach-year recitals in New Holland and in 

Learning Resource Center Added in Blair 

Dr. Robert C. Lau, chairman of the depart- 
ment of music, demonstrates how to compose 
music with a synthesizer and computer at the 
recent dedication of the new Learning 
Resource Center in the Blair Music Center. 

Watching are Kathy and Norman Camp- 
bell, granddaughter and husband of the late 
Marian Dorsheimer Campbell '28, whose be- 
quest made the new center possible. 

According to Dr. Lau, the center is "a total 
learning environment with computers, audio 

and visual equipment." 

The center features three Apple lie com- 
puters for computerized instruction in music 
theory courses like sight singing, ear train- 
ing, written harmony and composition. 

The funding also purchased phonographs, 
cassette decks, compact disc players and 
video taping equipment. 

Classmates of Marian's who also attended 
were Deborah Orth Orbock, Edward J. Or- 
bock, and Gladys Happel Flowers. 

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I C^\ Col. Rosalyn Knapp serves as the 

O JL deputy commander, 31st Combat 
Support Group at Homestead Air Force Base, 

Capt. Alfred J. Kreiser assumed command 
of the Naval Reserve Region Five in June 

//2^ Stanley M. Daniels is an account- 

Kj^m ant with the Pennsylvania Depart- 
ment of Transportation. 

/ S~ O Nannette (Rettig) Koerner is coor- 
Ok? dinator of the Spina Bifida Pro- 
gram of the Pennsylvania Department of 
Health and Welfare. 

Dennis C. Phillippy works as a teacher and 
planetarium director for the Central Dauphin 
School District. 

//2 /2 Dr. Ammon Balaster is vice presi- 

Dv dent for RELA Computing, Inc. in 
Boulder, Colorado. 

f C^7 John Shuey recently opened a new 
\J/ restaurant/bar, "Sargeant Pepper's 
Cafe and Grille," in Lancaster. Shuey is chair- 
man and chief executive officer of Great 
American Concepts, Inc, in Ellicott City, 

/f It \ David Hostetler was promoted to 

/ *m senior vice president of branch ad- 
ministration at Fulton Bank, Lancaster, Penn- 
sylvania. He is also development chairman of 
the American Heart Association. 

Cheryl Kirk Noll recently illustrated a 
30-page full-color book entitled "Kerry's 
Christmas" (by Eileen M. Van Den Hogen) 
for Weekly Reader Books. She has also com- 
pleted elementary textbook illustrations for 
DC Health and Laidlaw. In 1987, two 
Christmas cards that Noll illustrated will be 
published by Red Farm Studios & Marcel 
Schurman, Inc. 

/^O Galen Walmer is the new band 

/ J director for Northern Lebanon High 

t^/\ Ann Algeo Jones received the 

/ TI 1986 Clayton award for outstanding 
teaching assistant. She teaches at Lehigh 

Ronald Minnich was installed as the pastor 
of Mt. Paran Presbyterian Church. 

Teresa Jo Martin-Minnich is the associate 
pastor of Roland Park Presbyterian Church. 

Benjamin Neideigh, Jr. is vice president and 
creative director at White, Good & Co. in Mt. 
Gretna, Pennsylvania. 

Bill Phifer, a systems engineer manager at 
the Lionville, Pennsylvania Development Of- 

fice of Electronic Data Systems, is president- 
elect of the Philadelphia Science Council. 

Christine Walborn was promoted to regional 
marketing manager, Latin America/Carib- 
bean, Hershey International Limited. 


Daniel Kramlich is the National 
Chairman of MTNA Composition 
Commissioning Program and Competition. 

Sue Phifer is a second grade teacher at Fern 
Hill Elementary School, West Chester Area 
School District. 

f^^ John Baker recently received the 

/ / Navy Achievement Medal for his 
professional performance while serving as 
Officer-in-Charge in the Disbursing Office of 
Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego. 
Baker is currently stationed at the Marine 
Corps Base in Okinawa, Japan. 

S. Douglas DeMuth was promoted to senior 
engineer, Hershey International Limited. 

f^Q Rev. S. Ronald Parks is working 
/O toward a Ph.D. in Church and 
Society at Drew University in Madison, New 
Jersey, while serving the Gouldsboro- 
Thornhurst charge in the Wyoming Con- 
ference of the United Methodist Church. 

John Stephen Snoke graduated from the 
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 
with the degree of Doctor of Osteopathy. 

William Kelly recently accepted a position as 
a computer programmer at Olsen and 
Associates, Zurich, Switzerland. 

/r"WT| Donald Nielson Jones and Gail 
/ 37 Boyer Jones '80 live in Sykesville, 
Maryland and are employed by the Howard 
County Public School System. Donald recent- 
ly completed his M.Ed, in music at Towson 
State University, Baltimore. 

Dorothy Boyle Meyer is a social worker with 
St. Joseph's Hospital in Lancaster. 

/Q-1 Sharon Love is currently teaching 

OX vocal and choral music for grades 
K-5 in the Wyomissing Area School District, 
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, in addition to 
serving as Minister of Music at Bausman 
Memorial United Church of Christ, 
Wyomissing. Love is also a member of the 
LVC Alumni Chorale. 

/Q^ Sara Moran Aker received her 
O— master of divinity degree from 
Moravian Theological Seminary. She is now 
pastor of Canadensis Moravian Church. 

Scott Berger is currently working for 
Rockwell International of Houston, Texas on 
NASA Space Shuttle Operations as a com- 
puter programmer. 

Kristina Groff Danz works as an EMG 
technician in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

Carol Rose Fleischman received an M.D. 
from the Hahnemann University School of 
Medicine, Philadelphia. 

Dr. Michael H. Goodman is a pediatric resi- 
dent at Overland Hospital, Sumpter, New 

Robert Hogan graduated from the Universi- 
ty of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 
School of Osteopathy. 

David Light recently tried out for the Harlem 
Globetrotters and made first cut. He was 
recommended for the Generals, but was 
turned down because of a lack of openings 
on the Generals' team. Light is currently a 
teacher/coach /drama director at Down- 
ingtown High School in Downingtown, 
Pennsylvania . 

Maureen Mills co-authored a paper which 
was presented at the 1986 meeting of the 
Botanical Society of America at the University 
of Massachusetts, Amherst. 

More than 100 scholarship recipients were honored during opening convocation and a special 
scholars luncheon held on September 2. 

'The luncheon was a lovely way for the students to meet and thank their sponsors who are 
our alumni and friends," noted Karen McHenry Gluntz, executive director of development 
and coordinator of the luncheon. 

J Qf\ Michael Kohler recently won an 

Ovf audition to sing with the Sarasota 
Opera Company in Florida early in 1987. He 
is currently teaching vocal music in the Le- 
moyne Middle School, Lemoyne, 

Rebecca Ferner Lundgren received the 1986 
Pennsylvania Nurses Association District II 
Nursing Practice Award. 

Marsha Van Dine Poust recently earned her 
MBA from Widener University. 

Daniel Reppert was elected assistant actuary 
of USF&G Insurance of Baltimore, Maryland. 

Timothy Wolf is currently finishing his 
Master of Pastoral Counseling degree at the 
Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in 
Soringfield, Missouri. 

John Zimmerman began first-year studies at 
Dickinson School of Law. 



David Kerr was named as 
Associate of the Society of 


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Joseph Krolczyk graduated from the 
Carnegie-Mellon University's Graduate 
School of Industrial Administration last May. 
He is currently working in diversified finan- 
cing at Ford Motor Credit Company in Dear- 
born, Michigan. 

Deborah Marie Lucas received an M.Ed, in 
counseling from Indiana University of 
Pennsylvania . 

Thomas Myers is organist and choir director 
at Faith Reformed Church, Hazlett, New 

Bonnie Davenport Orlowski is an alcohol 
and drug rehabilitation counselor for the ar- 
my in Darmstadt, West Germany. She is also 
enrolled in Boston University's Studies 
Abroad Program, pursuing an Ed.M. in 
counseling degree. 

Marilyn Parker was promoted to marketing 
research analyst at Hershey Foods Co. 

Keith Sweger was a featured soloist while on 
tour this summer with the Pittsburgh-based 
American Wind Symphony Orchestra. He 
has a teaching assistantship at the University 
of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is working 
toward his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. 

Steven Wasserman is assistant manager at 
Gee Bees Department Store in Selinsgrove, 

fQA PFC James R. Conzelman is a 

OtI medical technician for the U.S. Ar- 
my at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, 

John Dayton is a platoon leader with Alpha 
Company 1st and 16th Infantry Regiment in 
Boeblingen, West Germany. 

Michelle Smith Dayton is a social services 
assistant and a family advocate for the 
Greater Stuttgart Military Community, 
Robinson Barracks, Stuttgart, West Germany. 

Brenda Norcross is teaching three-year-old 
children at Kinder Care in Hershey, 


Allan Dutton teaches elementary 
music in the Penn Manor School 
District in Millersville. 

Jane Rupert Dutton, a social worker for 
Community Services Inc. in Mountville, 
Pennsylvania supervises a group home for 
retarded /deaf adults. 

Carol Eshleman Light received a permanent 
teaching position in the Octorara School 
District, Atglen, Pennsylvania, teaching 
grade two. 

Douglas Rauch began first-year studies at 
Dickinson School of Law. 

Tony Shefry recently received two honors 
from the Western New England School of 
Law, where he is currently pursuing his J.D. 
degree. He was given the American 
Jurisprudence Award for high grade point 
average in criminal law, and was also elected 
to the Western New England Law Review 
based on academic performance. 

/ 'Q/2 Debbie Dressier is now an eighth 
OO grade environmental science tea- 
cher with the Pennsbury School District, and 
lives in Warminster, PA . 

Erik Enters joined the admissions staff of 
Elizabethtown College as a counselor. 

James Foster is now studying for his doc- 
torate in anatomy and cell biology at the 
University of Virginia Medical School in 
Charlottesville, VA. 

Lois Hagerman is currently teaching third 
grade at Lickdale Elementary School. 

Antoinette Kazmierczak is a resident assis- 
tant with Allied Services for the Handicap- 
ped in Scranton, PA. 

David Kurjiaka is a graduate student in 
zoology at the University of Oklahoma. 

Kudos to the class of 1936, who recently 
donated $700 to the Alumni Scholarship 
Fund. Mr. Robert U. Cassel and Mr. Paul W. 
Hershey were instrumental in this project. 

Robert Lasky was named Associate 
Marketing Research Analyst in the Corporate 
Marketing Research Department of Hershey 

Donald Palumbo is a chemist with U.S. 
Testing in Hoboken, NJ. 

Kimberly Pearl accepted a full-time position 
teaching Kindergarten at the Rainbow Child 
Care Center in Folcroft, Pennsylvania. 

John Woods is currently teaching fifth grade 
in the Palmyra Area School District, Palmyra, 

She's a Modern Media 

Lynne Warfel '77 recently wrote to let her 
friends know where she's been since her days 
in Annville. 

Currently a resident of San Gabriel, 
California, Lynne became the first woman 
announcer on the staff of KFAC AM-FM in 
Los Angeles in December of 1984. KFAC, a 
classical music station for Southern Califor- 
nia, airs "The Lynne Warfel Show" on Satur- 
day mornings. 

She appears on major airlines doing 
classical music shows for the in-flight enter- 
tainment channels. Through the fall, her 
show "TWA's Star Studio," will air and 
feature her interview done in London with 
The King's Singers. Lynne wrote, pro- 
grammed and edited the show. 

"I'm still acting," says Lynne, who has ap- 
peared in television and film including 
"Maverick," "Rich and Famous," and 
"Chicago Story." 

Lynne received a B.S. in theatre from 
Northwestern in 1978, and a Master of 
Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary 
in Pasadena, California, in 1984. While 
attending Fuller, she founded a drama group 
called "LASER." 

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Bonnie Seidel to Joel Rogol on May 31, 1986. 
Arthur Tanberg to Jo-Ann Sheetz on June 21, 

Jan Margut to Randy Habecker on May 31, 

Dorothy Boyle to Douglass Meyer on 
September 13, 1986. 

Judith M. Risser to Gary M. Brasvic on May 
31, 1986. 

Scott Berger to Sally Anne Fbose '83 on Oc- 
tober 11, 1986. 

David Buffington to Heather Walter '85 on 
August 2, 1986. 

Dr. Michael H. Goodman to Dr. Michele 
Berlinerblau on June 22, 1986. 
Kirsten Benson-Sellers to Reed Sellers on 
October 5, 1985. 

Colleen Marie Cassidy to John Edward 
Schleicher on May 24, 1986. 
Joseph Krolczyk to Elizabeth Reid Emanuel 
on June 21, 1986. 

Rhonda L. Beekman to Kevin J. Ochs on 
April 12, 1986. 

Gregory Paul Buck to Cynthia Irene Eckert 
on April 19, 1986. 

Barbara Ann Nace to Mark Richard Witmer 
on August 2, 1986. 
Valerie R. Hoover to Patrick N. McElhenney. 



To John H. Heffner and Diane M. Iglesias, a 
son, Andrew Robert Louis on July 11, 1986. 

To Dr. Elizabeth Robinson Unger and 
Robert L. Unger '69, a daughter, Evelyn 
Elizabeth on June 26, 1986. 

To Marcia Keefer Martin and Kevin Martin, 
daughters, Kathleen Meghan on June 9, 1984 
and Kristen Anne on October 19, 1985. 

To Djis Anne Moore Autenrieth and 
Stephen Mark Autenrieth '74, a son, Drew 
Nathaniel Autenrieth on August 13, 1986. 
Mary DeLoache Jennings and John A. Jenn- 
ings adopted Anna Hyang Jennings. Anna 
was born in Seoul, Korea on August 1, 1985. 

To Marlene Windham Riela and Anthony 
Riela, a son, Andrew Joseph on May 18, 1986. 
To Deborah Hoffman Risser and John 
Risser, a son, Todd Benjamin on June 4, 1986. 

To Christina DeAngelo and Paul DeAngelo, 
a daughter, Rita Marie on March 6, 1985. 

To Rev. S. Ronald Parks and Jean Graham 
Parks '77, a son, Ian Graham on September 
21, 1984. 

To Robert Longenecker and Karen 
Longenecker, a son, Eric Robert on January 
16, 1986. 

To Beth Sumerfield Nevill and Francis 
Nevill, a son, Francis David on January 5, 
1985 and a daughter, Megan Elizabeth on 
May 6, 1986. 

To Liz Horbal and Warren Horbal '79, a son, 
Kristofer Jaymes Horbal on August 21, 1986. 
To Gail Boyer Jones and Donald Nielson 
Jones '79, a daughter, Meredith Katherine on 
March 26, 1985. 

To Leo Hearn Jr. and Anita Hearn, a 
daughter, Sarah Marie on May 25, 1986. 

To Sharon M. Reeves-Hazard and Jeff 
Hazard, a son, Kristopher Michael on June 
12, 1986. 

In Memoriam 


Mrs. Frankie Kline Cullen, in Downington, 

Kathryn Hopple Shank, on May 11, 1986. 

Luella Lehman Beam, on June 1, 1986, in 
Palmvra, Pennsylvania. 

Norman Shirk Greiner, on September 21, 
1986, in Cornwall, Pennsylvania. 

Russell Henne, in Berwick, Pennsylvania. 

Lester Reed, 1985, in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 

Mildred P. Bernard, on July 18, 1986, in 
Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 
John G. Loos, on March 20, 1986, in Shill- 
ington, Pennsylvania. 
Dale Wampler DDS, on March 14, 1986. 

Walter M. Ehrhart, in Dallastown, 

D. Eugene Shenk, Jr., September 1, 1986, in 
Palmvra, Pennsylvania. 

Dorothy A. Horn, on August 12, 1986. 

Rev. Roger D. Morey, in Bradford, 

Helen Morrison Davis, on May 3, 1986. 

Mary Myers Aungst, in Lebanon, 

Dr. James C. West, on May 11, 1986. 

Russell Getz, on May 9, 1986. 

Dr. John H. Eisenhauer, on October 5, 1986, 
in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. 
Russell Keltering, on July 11, 1986. 
John W. Kennedy, on September 26, 1986, in 
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 
Rev. Richard C. Yoder, on May 15, 1986. 

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Time is running out! 

Six months remain in the 1986-87 Annual Giving Cam- 
paign, which ends June 30, 1987. To date, we have ac- 
complished 45 percent of our goal. 

Why not consider a gift to Lebanon Valley College this 

Q. How can you give to LVC? 

A. Cash, securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds), life 
insurance, real estate, memorial gifts, individual 
retirement accounts (LVC can be named the 
beneficiary of your IRA) or gifts-in-kind (jewelry, 
works of art, coin collections, etc.) 

For more information, call: 

Karen McHenry Gluntz 
Executive Director of Development 
Lebanon Valley College 
Annville, PA 17003 

(717) 867-6224 



LVC Student 
Visits Soviet 

When LVC sophomore Michelle Grube visited the Soviet Union 
this past summer, she had the chance to practice her pulpit 
capabilities in preparation tor her career as a minister. 

Grube made history in a United Methodist church in Tallin 
when she conducted a worship service for children. It was the 
first time that a children's service was held. See page 12. 




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