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Full text of "Valley: Lebanon Valley College Magazine"

LVC: One of the Nation's Best! 
See Back Cover. 



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Winter/Spring 1987-88 



Lebanon Valley College Magazine 




LVC Calendar: 



Mark These Dates Now! 



An LVC Tradition Continues! 
18th Annual 
Spring Arts Festival 
April 22, 23, 24 

• LVC/F&M Symphony 
Orchestra, 

under the direction of Dr. Klement 
Hambourg, music 

• North Carolina National 
Shakespeare Company 

• Children's Day 

• Crafts 

• Dance 

• Drama 
•Art 

• Photography 

• Poetry 

• Much More 



Summer Sports Camps 

Day and residential summer 
camps for youngsters and high 
school students will be held on 
the LVC campus from June 
through August. Information is 
available by calling (717) 867-6205 
from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon- 
day through Friday. 
Girls: field hockey and 

Softball 
Boys and Girls: basketball, 

volleyball, and swimming 
Boys: soccer, football and 
baseball 



"Everything's Coming Up Roses" 
Alumni Weekend '88 
June 3, 4, 5 

• Rose Day Program 

featuring Steve Scanniello 78 
Rosarian, Brooklyn Botanic Garden 

• Senior Alumni Breakfast 

• Alumni Awards Luncheon 

• Swimming, tennis and other 
sports in the NEW ARNOLD 
SPORTS CENTER 

• Travelogue & Buffet 

• Picnic 

• Much More 

Improve Your Business Skills 

The College's Leadership 
Development Institute (LDI), 

will offer one-day seminars to 
improve your business skills 
during March, April and May 
Seminars include "Influencing 
Others," "Improving Your 
Group Skills" and "Under- 
standing Yourself and Your 
Personality". 

"Introduction to Problem Solv- 
ing Techniques and Statistical 
Process Control," a special one- 
day seminar for manufacturing 
and production personnel, will 
be held on Wednesday, May 4. 

Call Dr. Barbara Denison, (717) 
867-6278, for more details on any 
of the above seminars. 



Increase Your Computer Skills 

Computer workshops will be 
held in LVCs Fencil Conference 
Center during March, April and 
May. The one-day seminars in- 
clude "Computer Graphics for 
Business Applications," "Desktop 
Publishing Using Aldus PC Page- 
maker" and "Introduction to MS- 
Windows." Additional novice 
and advanced seminars are 
available. For details, call Joanne 
Hauer or Deborah Fullam at 
(717) 867-6346. 



Summer Music Camp 

High school musicians (ages 
14-18) may participate in the 
one-week residential Summer 
Music Camp being held in July. 
Call (717) 867-6289 or 6275 for 
details. Registration deadline is 
June 3, 1988. 



Commencement 1988 

Sunday May 8 
Baccalaureate Service, 9 a.m. 
Commencement, 11 a.m. 



THE \4dley 

Lebanon Valley College Magazine 



Vol. 4, Number 4 
Winter 1988 



Editor, Maril A. Weister 
Assistant Editor, John B. Deamer 
Director of Alumni Services and 

Parents' Programs, 
Mary Jean Bishop 

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

Send address changes to: 
The Valley 

LVC Communications 
Lebanon Vallev College 
Annville, PA 17003 



Cover Photo: 

Photographer John Stauffer, Lebanon, cap- 
tured this crisp, snowy January Saturday at 
mid-day. 



Table of Contents 



4 Stephen Scanniello: Life Is A Bed Of Roses bv Kathleen Yorty Thach 



6 The Tailor by Kathleen Y. Thach 



7 Stalking The Wilds Of Annville bv Edna J. Carmean 



9 Alumni News 



11 Campus Update 



16 Faculty Profile 



17 LVC Sports 



18 Classnotes 



From the Editor: 

In case you haven't seen the back cover, LVC is one of our 
nation's best liberal arts and sciences colleges according to a 
survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report. Tell your 
friends! 

This issue of The Vallev includes some of our best: rosarian 
Stephen Scanniello 78 and Sammy "The Tailor" Clarke '27. 
Look for your friends in Classnotes, Campus Update and 
Alumni News. 

You may be puzzled as to the late arrival of the "Winter" 
issue. We've slightly revised the mailing schedule in order to 
get some of our campus news to you a little earlier than the 
current schedule allows. Thus, this issue includes both winter 
and spring news. Look for the Summer issue in earlv June 
and the Fall issue (with a feature story on the new Edward H. 
Arnold Sports Center) in September. Enjoy this issue! 








Sincerely, 



7. 



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Maril A. Weister 
Editor 

Correction: In the last issue of The 
Valley, the Class of '27 was shown at its 
60th Reunion. Two of the members, 
however, were incorrectly identified. 
Present for the 60th Reunion were, left to 
right: Dr. D. LeRoy Fegley, Mrs. Fegley, 
Sammy Clark, Myra Sheaffer White, 
Mark H. Layser, Mrs. Layser, Kathryn 
Wheeler Snavely, and Blanche Stager 
Fox. 



Correction: Our last issue, featuring our "Honor Roll of Donors," included a list of in- 
dividuals who have supported The Arthur L. Peterson Leadership Scholarship. Missing from 
the list were Dr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Shearer. 



Stephen Scanniello: 
Life Is A Bed Of Roses 

by Kathleen Yorty Thach 

For the past three years, life for Stephen Scanniello '78 
has been a bed of roses. 
Strike that. 

For the past three years, life for Stephen Scanniello 78 has 
been a one-acre rose garden with 15 rosebeds and borders con- 
taining nearly 6,000 rosebushes of over 1000 varieties. 

Scanniello is rosarian for the nation's finest and most complete 
collection of American roses, the Cranford Rose Garden in New 
York City's Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Started 60 years ago with 
funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Walter V. Cranford, the garden 
was designed to be what some have called an 'animated text- 
book', a place where learning and enjoyment blend in beauty. 

As rosarian, Scanniello oversees the care of the roses from 
planting to cultivating to fertilizing, pruning, weeding and 
watering. There are times when it's a hands-on experience. In 
fact, on his way to becoming rosarian in January of 1985, he 
worked for a while as an instructor in the Children's Garden and 
then as a gardener on the grounds crew responsible for the entire 
52-acre Brooklyn Botanic Garden. He operated a back hoe, 
removed tree stumps and dug ditches. Fortunately, the feel of 
thorns (as he practiced for his pruning test) and the smell of fer- 
tilizer (as he trucked in 50 tons of cow manure) have not 
diminished his love for roses. 

But no need to feel sorry for Scanniello. There is a glamorous 
side to a rosarian's life as well. Consider, for one thing, how he 
has worked along side the best landscape artists in planning the 
city gardens of celebrities and politicians, and, for another, how 
he gets h * glon in rave re\ lews ol rose-lovers w titers and garden 
critics. 



Scanniello seems to have found 
the perfect job for someone who— for 
as long as he can remember— has 
had a fondness for growing things. 



"The roses will fairly overpower you with their profusions of 

color and scent." 

". . . (the roses') vigor and diversity . . . make the finest display 

that you are likely to see anywhere." 

Then, too, the Cranford Garden's Annual Rose Day (when 
"members only" get to enjoy the garden, lunch and a guest 
speaker) can be a pretty glorious time for the rosarian-in-charge. 
Scanniello's first Rose Day reinforced what experience has 
already proved— that hard work and stress are indeed part and 
parcel of even the more glamorous aspects of his job. 

It was raining, he remembers, and he had to clean the 
walkways. His nervousness mounted as he was introduced to the 
donor's nephew. The awareness of his own inexperience became 
painful as the former rosarian— who had been at the Gardens for 
25 years— kept close watch over him. Only after the former 
rosarian took Scanniello aside and said, "You've got it" could 
Scanniello begin to enjoy the event. 

With growing experience and proven performances have come 
opportunities to travel to Europe, Bermuda and many cities 
across the United States to talk about roses— from how-to 



Rose Day reinforced what ex- 
perience has already proved— that 
hard work and stress are indeed 
part and parcel of even the more 
glamorous aspects of his job. 



seminars on selection, care and feeding to educational lectures 
on the history of the rose. He's been invited to speak at rose con- 
ventions, schools and garden clubs. And, because education is 
his focus, that brings him almost as much satisfaction as the 
roses themselves. 

Education, he explains, has been the focus of the Brooklyn 
Botanic Garden since it was built on the site of a city garbage 
dump. 

Scanniello shares the philosophy of Harold Rhys Caparn, the 
landscape architect who designed the original gardens, so he has 
had no difficulty in remaining faithful to the basic plans. The 
original design of The Cranford Rose Garden included the use of 
15 rosebeds to illustrate the development of the rose, from the 
first China roses and tea roses brought from southern China to 
Europe in the late 1700s to early hybrid perpetuals to floribundas 
and grandifloras. The perimeter of the garden was planted with 
original roses and old garden roses. Climbers and ramblers were 
trailed up double arches on either side of the garden. 

In researching the history of his garden, Scanniello was sur- 
prised to discover that Caparn also had an LVC connection. It 
was Caparn who provided landscape designs for the Lebanon 
Valley College campus in the late '20s. 

In American Landscape Architect for a December 1930 article 
entitled "Scientific and Decorative Principles in a Botanical 
Laboratory" and subtitled "A Detailed Study of the Plantings for 
the Grounds of the Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Penn- 
sylvania," Caparn presented a detailed list of plants and a sketch 
of the campus. He opened the article with the following 
description: 

"Lebanon Valley College has a campus that covers about 
eleven and a half acres in the middle of the town of Ann- 
ville, Pennsylvania. Five large buildings and several 
smaller ones are arranged to front along the enclosing 
streets so as to enclose an interior open space of several 
acres. It will be seen at once that this plan lends itself well 
to the display of the buildings themselves, and to the 
development of a good frame or setting of planting. 

"Biological science is the chief subject of the curriculum. 
Professor S. Hoffman Derickson is much interested in 
botany and plant genetics and in carrying the educational 
influence beyond the classroom. In the preliminary 
discussion of the general planting problem, the writer sug- 
gested that it might be possible to work out such a plan of 
plant arrangement as that of the systematic section of the 
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, though on a much smaller and 
simpler scale . . ." 

Scanniello seems to have found the perfect job for someone 
who— for as long as he can remember— has had a fondness for 
growing things: a vegetable garden in quadrants in the backyard 



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"The Rusarian," Steve Scaniello '78 trims a rosebush in the Cranford Rose Garden, part of New York City's Brooklyn Botanic Garden 



Fortunately, the feel of thorns 
and the smell of fertilizer have not 
diminished his love of roses. 



of his boyhood home in River Edge, New Jersey; his grand- 
parents' open garden, known to the seven Scanniello kids as 
"the farm"; seeds he sold when elementary school age; the forget- 
me-nots that grew by the pond at Kreiderheim; the beefsteak 
begonia and cactus plants purchased from the LVC Auxiliary to 
brighten up his freshman dorm. 

But the perfect job didn't simply come to Scanniello when he 
graduated from Lebanon Valley College. In fact, a career in his 
field didn't seem so bright for the biology major. At first he took 
odd jobs where he could find them. For a time he was an ap- 
prentice in an art department and did part-time work as a 
photographer. He also studied photography part-time at the 
Manhattan School of Visual Arts, contemplating the possibility of 
a career in nature photography. Nothing really satisfied him, so 
when given the opportunity to take a job for Meadox Chemicals, 
he took it. "Out of desperation," he says. At last he had a biology- 
related position. Suturing sections of human umbilical cords 
together to be used as prosthetic lower leg artery replacements. 

A year later, when he learned through an educator of a staff 
opening at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, he didn't let the 
memory of his dad's warning to stay out of Brooklyn stand in his 
way. He interviewed for the position on his 26th birthday and 



was hired the following week. He worked first as an instructor in 
the children's greenhouses, where hundreds of city children 
learn about plants by planting. Then he became a traveling in- 
structor, teaching three classes per day in hospitals and institu- 
tions to children who couldn't come to classes at the Children's 
Center. 

"It was a depressing experience," he says. "But it was a fulfill- 
ing experience. Children who wouldn't communicate with 
anyone . . . became your friend by the end of the program." 

He left the children with a living plant and, in many cases, 
new reasons for hope. 



For Stephen Scanniello, the 
future looks rosey. 



Today, Scanniello is using a variety of other ways to educate 
and inspire with roses. He stars in a 45-minute video, "For the 
Love of Roses: A Year in the Life of a Rosarian", released last 
November and sold through seed catalogs and video stores. He's 
working on the publication of a book. About roses, of course. He 
has become an apprentice judge for The American Rose Society. 
And he's working with the Lebanon Vallev College alumni office 
on an alumni weekend program centered around the theme 
"Everything's Coming Up Roses." 

It's too tempting to not say it. For Stephen Scanniello, the 
future looks rosey. 



The Valley 5 



// 



The Tailor" 



by Kathleen Y. Thach 

Mention the Class of '27, and the first name to pop into 
mind may well be Sammy "the Tailor" Clark. Active in 
the Alumni Association for more years than most peo- 
ple can remember, a class agent and community leader, Sammy 
has been invaluable to Lebanon Valley College. 

One may wonder why he is so persistent in his efforts to build 
up the Alumni Scholarship Fund, for example, or to get his 
classmates to support the college in financial and service areas. 
But when the account of his student days at LVC is told, the 
wonderment ceases. 

Sammy remembers coming to the Valley as a "poor, lonely 
Jewish boy" in an Evangelical United Brethren environment. But 
before his first year was over, he earned the respect and love of 
students and staff . 

Initially, because the food wasn't kosher, Sammy never ate in 
the college dining rooms. Then, to his amazement, the cook ap- 
proached him about the matter one day and offered to drive to 
Harrisburg to procure the food and cooking utensils required to 
prepare his food. "Just give me a list," he instructed. 



Have a hearty belly laugh daily 
even if it is against yourself ... let 
the complaining for others, enjoy 
every second of the day 



"I went to my room and thought about what this man was 
willing to do just for me," Sammy says as he remembers the in- 
cident. The next day he went back to the kitchen and told the 
cook that he had decided he could make some compromises 
himself. He would simply eat what he could from the menu 
shared by all students. Eating in the dining room helped 
eliminate some of his feelings of aloneness. But he still faced 
financial problems. 

Having had experience working for a Lebanon tailor, Sammy 
decided to offer to press clothes for students, for a small charge, 
and he would use the money to help pay for his education. All 
was going well with his dorm room pressing business until a 
fellow student turned him in to college authorities for using the 
college's electricity to make a profit. 

Called before a faculty member Sammy now refers to fondly as 
"the prosecutor," Sammy pleaded his cause. 

"What uses more electricity?" he asked. "My iron or the irons 
the students use to press their own clothes." 

"How much do you charge for suits? the Prosecutor asked. 

"Fifty cents," the Tailor replied. 

The Prosecutor paused only briefly, then responded, "I'll bring 
you three tomorrow." 

And the case was closed . 



Sammy "The Tailor" 
Clark '27 keeps up with 
the latest adventures of 
world-traveling class- 
mates and continues his 
efforts to build up the 
Alumni Scholarship 
Fund. 




But pressing pants didn't always bring inenough money to pay 
for his college expenses. At one point when he just could not pay 
his weekly bill, he went to the bursar to inform him Sammy 
Clark would have to drop out of college. 

The bursar listened empathetically and declared the debt to be 
a grant. 

Today, Sammy keeps in contact with fellow members of the 
Class of '27. He keeps informed on the latest adventures of such 
world travelers as Madeline Mark Colman, Roy Mouer, Myra 
Sheaffer White, Bernetha Strickler Wright and others. He sor- 
rows with those in ill health and those who — like Sammy— have 
lost a mate. And through it all, he encourages everyone to "have 
Faith . Obey doctor's orders . . ." 

"Have a hearty belly laugh daily, even if it is against yourself . . . 
let the complaining for others, enjoy every second of the day." 

And he practices what he preaches. A typical day finds him 
rising early to attend a prayer service and have breakfast with 
friends. He also spends a few hours doing volunteer work as a 
treasurer in the office of the Lebanon County Historical Society, 
and he attends committee meetings at his synagogue. 

Sammy proves his own philosophy: "Getting physically old 
does not mean that you must get mentally or psychologically 
old." 



The Valley 6 



From Africa to Annville 



by Edna J. Carmean 

Born in Sierra Leone, West Africa (the year uncertain), "Lennv 
the Leopard" was given to LVC in 1922 by Dr. William N. 
Martin '18 when he returned from a mission in Africa. Since ar- 
riving on campus, Lenny has become famous for his "travels." 

A biology major at LVC, William Martin had served as 
assistant to the department head, Dr. Samuel H. 
Derickson. It was Dr. Derickson who persuaded him to 
go to the mission field in Sierra Leone, West Africa. He went 
there in 1919 and staved for seven years. He had two special pro- 
jects: one, to research the fears and superstitions of the native 
people, and two, to establish science training at Albert Academy, 
the mission school of the United Brethren Church in Freetown. 
(Since the church merger in 1968, Albert Academv has continued 
under the sponsorship of the United Methodist Church.) 

Once in Africa, Martin soon gained the confidence of the 
natives and thev accompanied him for manv miles on trips to 
visit tribes in the interior. In 1922, thev turned to him for help in 
a crisis. Their lives were in danger. Leopards had been seen. In 
one village, leopards had taken all the dogs and now the people 
were afraid for the lives of their children and old people. 

An experienced hunter in his Pennsylvania boyhood, Martin 
met the challenge. He loaded his rifle, a Marlin 38-55, and 
started up the trail. The entire staff and student body of the 
Academv, about a hundred people, followed him— but at a 
respectful distance. Martin walked slowly, warily, rifle at the 
ready. The leopard suddenly appeared on the trail ahead of him 
and charged. Martin shot through his open mouth. The bullet 
knocked off half of the left killer fang and emerged from the back 
of his neck. The animal fell dead and the audience surged 
forward . 

The Creole hunters wanted to sacrifice the carcass, nose to tail, 
to appease the Old Chief, who they believed had returned as a 
leopard. The Academy boys protested the sacrifice and thev 
settled for a barbeque and the first Leopard Prayer Meeting. The 
animal weighed at least 150 pounds. In his stomach was found: 
one quart of Anteater scales, four hoofs of a Duiker (a small 
antelope), and a dog collar with a little bell attached. One mother 
cried when seeing the collar and said, "The leopard caught him 
at my front door step." 



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Natives pose for Martin's Camera. 



Who's Got Lenny? 



The following "cat tales" were submitted by two alumni 
who were willing to come clean about "thefts of the 
leopard" now that the Statute of Limitations has long since 
passed. 

. . . from David J. Padley '68 

"I read your article on Lenny the Leopard in the recent 
edition of The Valley with great interest. It reminded me of 
one of Lenny's great adventures twenty years ago during 
the school year of 1965/1966. I was living in the infamous, 
and now long gone, Penway Apartments on Main Street 
with my two roommates, Bill Hohenshelt and Jim Duke, 
when Lenny escaped from his glass cage in the science 
building and began his travels. 

Lenny was gone for several months during which he 
sent letters to the college paper telling of his travels. Sud- 
denly, one evening he appeared at our apartment and ask- 
ed our help in returning to his cage. He said that he had a 
wonderful time but he missed all his friends at LVC. Of 
course we agreed, so Bill, Jim, and I helped Lenny return 
to his cage. 

Lenny promised not to tell anyone who helped him 
return to his cage that night and to the best of my 
knowledge he kept that promise all these years. Since the 
"Statute of Limitation" has now long passed, the truth can 
now be told. I will be anxious to hear of other adventures 
of my good friend Lenny." 

. . . from Allen J. Koppenhaver '53 

In any case, it began with Dr. Struble's American Lit 
class. We were reading Poe's "The Black Cat" in which a 
man, one of Poe's "driven" people, is tormented by a black 
cat which he eventually, in a drunken rage, hangs by the 
neck on a tree outside his house. Well, that night we had a 
thick fog settle that was still there the next morning when 
I got up to go over to work in the kitchen for breakfast. We 
still had North Hall, the women's dorm and dining hall 
downstairs. The campus had a large inner circle walkway 
from the Men's Dorm to North to the Conservatory to the 
Ad Bldg, and the usual lamp posts all around. On this 
particular morning there was a dead cat hanging on each 
of the posts, and those of us walking saw them one by one 
through the fog on the way to breakfast. I should hasten to 
say that the cats were "borrowed" from the Bio Lab where 
they were kept in formaldehyde for dissection, so no one 
lost a cat that night. 

The piece de resistance, however, was Lenny. He had 
also been borrowed and placed on the top step of the 
porch of North Hall so that as we came to breakfast in the 
fog, half awake, we'd start up the steps and there was Len- 
ny looking as if he were ready to pounce. The perpetrators 
had moved him back just far enough so that you couldn't 
see the wooden stand. Needless to say, we were quite 
awake for breakfast that particular morning. Does anyone 
want to admit to the deed now that the statute of limita- 
tions is past?" 

Just who was in on this cat caper? 

As recently as the early 80's, Lenny was spirited from 
the College Center at 1:00 a.m. for a ride in a Dodge Dart 
(doors open). He was missing a few weeks, but eventually 
returned. Rumor has it that this kidnapping included 
students, administrators and faculty. 



The Valley 7 



To David M. Frye, managing editor of THE QUAD 

Leopard! Leopard! travelin' light 
'Cross the campus in the night 
What immortal hands would try 
To steal thy fearful symmetry? 

From what dim and dusty lair 
Do your eyes, now glassy, stare? 
On what wings did you escape? 
Who would dare to seize thy gape? 

And what shoulders, or what dart, 
Could come in stealth, and then depart? 
And why thy place so empty leave? 
Oh Lenny! Many sorely grieve. 

What's the difference? What's to gain? 
Lenny, please come home again. 
What, in Annville? What dread group 
Helped you, Lenny, fly the coop? 

When the stars throw down their spears 
And LVC is drenched in tears 
Will they smile, their work to see, 
Culprits one or two or three? 

Leopard! Leopard! travelin' light 
'Cross the campus in the night 
What immortal hands would try 
To steal thy fearful symmetry? 

By A. Nonymous, 

With apologies to William Blake 



Because women were considered weak and inferior beings, the 
natives believed that all leopards were male. Martin killed five 
leopards in all and Number Three was undeniably a female, so 
that superstition was laid to rest. After the five beasts were 
destroyed, no more leopards were seen. The community was 
safe, dogs re-appeared, and William Martin was hailed as a 
savior. He had truly delivered the natives from evil. 

It is not clear when the LVC leopard acquired the name 
"Lenny". Martin referred to him as "Number One." Because of 
admiration for his mentor, Dr. Derickson, Martin made a gift of 
Number One to the College. Having taken a course in taxidermy 
before going to Africa, Martin knew just how to proceed. He 
took careful measurements of the animal from head to toe before 
skinning it. Then he shipped the hide and the measurements to 
Annville. It was mounted in Williamsport by Fred Beck of the 
Pennsylvania Game Commission. 

Dr. Derickson was delighted with the gift. As a result, he 
wrote an article for The Evangel entitled, "Saving Souls with a 
High Power Rifle." 

The biology department maintained the Tyrone Biological 
Museum under the skylight in the middle of the third floor in 
the Administration Building, and Lenny became the centerpiece 
of the exhibit. Generations of LVC students saw him standing 
there. 

One morning in the Spring of 1939, there was a large vacant 
spot in the museum. Lenny was gone. There was great conster- 
nation within the biology faculty and the administration. Presi- 
dent Clyde A. Lynch was incensed at the effrontery of the 
thieves. The next evening, special precautions were taken. Hans, 
the night watchman, was posted outside the museum door, 
where he sat all night. In the morning, early-rising students were 
gleeful at the sight of a big-horned sheep's head (also from the 
campus museum) perched on the peak of the heating plant roof. 




The President's anger over the "kidnappings" was expressed 
forcefully and he was rewarded by a series of post cards from 
Lenny coming from different points in the state. Cards were also 
sent to the Lebanon Daily News and the affair became a matter 
of community amusement. 

Lenny finally reappeared. He was discovered one dark night 
on the steps of the Lebanon Post Office at the corner of Eighth 
and Chestnut Streets. It was reported that a startled patrolman 
drew his gun as he approached the menacing object and held the 
animal at bay for a split second before the realization hit home. 



The biology department main- 
tained the Tyrone Biological 
Museum under the skylight in the 
middle of the third floor in the 
Administration Building, and 
Lenny became the centerpiece of 
the exhibit. 



No one has ever confessed publicly to this caper, but a few facts 
came to us through the grapevine. The watchman outside the 
museum door was too much of a challenge to ignore. It is said 
that a small group of daring "cat burglars" climbed stealthily to 
the roof of the Ad Building. They held one hardy volunteer by 
the heels and dangled him through the skylight into the 
museum. There he snatched what was within his grasp, the big- 
horned sheep head. It was then child's play to mount it on the 
roof of the heating plant. 

The students marked the end of the episode when Phi Lambda 
Sigma (Philo) held a "poverty dance" (Remember the Depres- 
sion?) celebrating "Tabby's" return to campus. 

There were at least two more kidnappings of Lenny in subse- 
quent years, but none achieved the drama of the original. As a 
souvenir, he was heavy and hard to conceal. He always came 
back none the worse for his travels. 

Dr. Martin, who returned to Sierra Leone in 1985, said, "I 
staved in a modern eight-storv hotel built where I shot leopards in 
the 1920's, and we flew over the interior where we had research- 
ed on foot trails." 

Lenny now stands defiantly in the Snack Bar of the College 
Center in a handsome glass cage, a gift from the Palmyra Rotary 
Club. 

One may fancy that he also dreams of those wild and free 
days in the jungle. 



The Valley 8 



Alumni News 



See London in '89 

English professor Phil Billings is already 
taking names for a two-week trip to London 
in January 1989. The visit will include 
Westminster Abbey and other tourist attrac- 
tions, three one-day trips to nearby places in- 
cluding Cambridge and plenty of theater. The 
cost of the trip will be available in September 
1988; a discounted price will be offered to 
those who register early. For details, call Pro- 
fessor Phil Billings at (717) 867-4428. 

Chorale's Spring Schedule 
Announced 

LVC's Alumni Chorale, under the direction 
of Dr. Pierce Getz, professor music, will pre- 
sent the following spring concerts: April 16, 
8 p.m., Oxon Hill United Methodist Church, 
Oxon Hill, MD; April 17, 10:30 a.m. (pre- 
Service concert), National Cathedral, 
Washington, DC; May 8, 4 p.m., 
Evangelical School of Theology, Myerstown, 
PA; May 14, 7:30 p.m., St. John's United 
Church of Christ, Sinking Spring, PA; May 
15, 7:30 p.m., Camp Hill Presbyterian 
Church, Camp Hill, PA. 

The concerts will feature a premier work bv 
Thomas A. Lanese, LVC associate professor 
emeritus of strings, conducting and theory 
Entitled "Te Deum," the work was written in 
memory of friends and is dedicated to the 
Chorale. 

Further information is available by writing 
The Alumni Chorale of LVC, Box 1000, 
Mund College Center, Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege, Annville, PA 17003. 



Around the World with LVC 

Current records show that LVC alumni are 
living in 21 foreign countries including Japan, 
Australia, Canada, Switzerland, the Philip- 
pines, England, Netherlands, Guatamala, 
Liberia, Arabia, West Germany, British Col- 
umbia, Kenya, France, Denmark, Venezuela, 
Aruba, New Zealand, Tanzania, Spain and 
Puerto Rico. 

Favorable Report on 
Recent Grads 

Dave Evans, career planning and place- 
ment office, reported some impressive 
statistics on the Class of 1987 as of November 
25, 1987: of those eligible, 84.5 percent were 
employed and 14.9 percent were in advanced 
study for a 99.4 percent placement rate. 

Two Grads Write Definitive 
Account of 1913 Murder 
Trial 

A 1913 Atlanta murder case which involved 
racial tension, anti-Semitism and a rebirth of 
the Ku Klux Klan was the subject of a new 
book "The Silent and the Damned," co- 
authored by Robert Seitz Frey and wife, 
Nancy Thompson-Frey, '77 that was released 
in January. 

The book is a definitive account of the 
April 27, 1913 murder of 13-vear-old Mary 
Phagan who was found in the basement of 
the National Pencil Factory in Atlanta. The 
girl had been assaulted, then strangled to 



Congratulations to our 1987 Hall of Fame Inductees 




(From left to right): Albert J. Sincavage, accepting the award for classmate Frank P. Boran 35; Elizabeth (Betsy) Bollinger, 
for her late husband O. Pass Bollinger '28; Joseph J. Shemeta, for classmate Nicholas Bova Jr. '52; Bruce R. Decker '69; 
Kristofer L. Linde '73; Dixie L. Drvbread 75; and Lawrence E. Priester 76 



death. Three days later, Leo Frank, 
superintendent of the pencil factory where 
Mary Phagan worked, was arrested for her 
murder. 

NBC aired a special mini-series "The 
Murder of Mary Phagan" on January 24 and 
26 which starred Jack Lemmon. 

Frank's trial took place in an atmosphere of 
anti-Semitism and racial tension. He was 
convicted and sentenced to death on the 
testimony of a black janitor, who himself was 
a suspect of the crime. After Georgia Gover- 
nor John Slaton commuted Frank's death 
sentence in 1915, a lynch mob abducted Frank 
from his jail cell and hung him from the 
branch of a tree. 

After the lynching came the rebirth of the 
Ku Klux Klan and the formation of te Anti- 
Defamation League of B'Nai B'Rith. A 
witness finally came forth in 1982 and gave 
new evidence on the murder that he had 
withheld for almost 70 years. Four years later, 
Frank was formally exonerated of the crime 
by the Georgia State Board of Pardons and 
Paroles. 

The tense atmosphere that surrounded ths 
event is vividly recalled in the Frey's account. 
Also, 36 pages of rare photographs and a 
foreword by USA Today editorial director 
John Seigenthaler are included. The book is 
distributed to the trade by National Book Net- 
work. For further information, please contact 
Charles Lean at Madison Books at (301) 
459-5308. 




In January, alumni visited campus for the annual 
meeting of the Alumni Ambassadors. Greg Stanson, 
dean of enrollment management explained the coming 
year's goals and how the ambassadors will assist the ad- 
missions efforts. 



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Alumni News Continued 



Coming Home To LVC 



In 1987 manv graduates returned to the 
Lebanon Valley for reunions with friends 
made during their college years. For some, it 
was an on-campus reunion during Alumni 
Weekend or Homecoming. For others— like 
the "Consery Class of 1947"— it was an off- 
campus reunion. 



The Conservatory ('47) 
Reunion 

August 1987 Lancaster, PA 
Reported bv organizers Harold and Evelyn 
Spitler Wild and Paul and Sara Schott Fidler. 
"It seems altogether fitting and proper to 
recognize here the 'Conserv' Seniors who 
have exhibited so fine a feeling of unity, with 
plenty of originality, superb enthusiasm, and 
a vim and vigor admired bv all. Besides be- 
ing adequate performers in the 'Conserv,' 
they had numerous 'get-togethers,' most 
outstanding of which was their four-day trip 
to New York City." 

-The Quittapahilla 1948 

That feeling of unity and togetherness has 
prevailed and intensified through the forty 
vears since our graduation. And it has 
resulted in many reunions, particularly in re- 
cent years. The most recent reunion took 
place last August. Classmembers and their 
spouses met in Lancaster's First United 
Methodist Church where they renewed 
friendships and shared reminiscences before 
going through a vigorous choir rehearsal 
directed by Paul Fisher. The rehearsal was in 
preparation for their part in the worship ser- 
vice to be held the next day. 

The music provided by the class during the 
Sunday morning worship service at First 
United Methodist Church included a solo bv 
J. Ross Albert, worship responses and two 
anthems. But the most meaningful and emo- 
tional aspect of the two-dav reunion was the 
singing of the benediction always used by the 
LVC Glee Club, "The Lord Bless You" and 
Keep You" by Peter Lutkin. 

A banquet at the new Willow Valley Con- 
ference Center south of Lancaster was another 
feature of the reunion. The program included 
a mind-bending trivia quiz (administered bv 
Harold Wild) on the extra-curricular activities 
of classmembers during their senior year, an 
inspirational talk by John Rauch, husband of 
Betty June Gingrich Rauch, and a time of 
silence in memory of deceased classmembers 
Kenneth Fidler, Mildred Emerick Humphrey 
and J. Richard Phillips. 



Attending the reunion were: J. Ross Albert, 
Kate Albert Heckard, Betty Jean Butt Fiorello, 
Carl Derr, Helen Dickel Sandrock, Gladys 
Flinchbaugh Slenker, Betty June Gingrich 
Rauch, Richard Immler, Nancv Johns 
Nevins, Barbara Kolb Beittel, Wayne L. 
Mowrey, Marian Schade Stauffer, Arlene 
Schlosser Keller and Franklin Unger. 

Elementary Education 

Homecoming '87 
Blair Music Center 

The elementary education department has 
been holding alumni open houses since 1964. 
June Herr, associate professor emerita, has 
been the coordinator of these get-togethers 
and continues to correspond with each 
graduate. This year 35 graduates from New 
Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania attended 
the Homecoming Open House and another 
54 (from Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, 
Colorado, Florida, Rhode Island, and 
Georgia) sent letters and cards expressing 
regrets in not being able to attend and thanks 
to June Herr for her faithful correspondence 
through the years. Manv graduates credit 
LVC and June Herr for success and satisfac- 
tion in their careers. 



Math Department Reunion 

Homecoming '87 at Hearsey's 

More than eighty people attended the math 
department open house at the home of Pro- 
fessor Bryan Hearsev following the 
Homecoming game between Susquehanna 
and LVC. Included were approximately forty 
graduates of the department and six mem- 
bers of the mathematical sciences faculty. 

A similar event is planned for next year. 




June Herr, (seated right), elementary education associate professor emerita, visits with a 
former student, Margaret Weinert Kramer '63, in Kramer's Yardley, PA home. Mrs. Kramer is 
active in the Philadelphia Branch of the LVC Auxiliary. 



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Campus Update 



Lois Lehrman Grass 
Receives 1988 Founders Day 
Award 




Dr. William J. McGill, Acting President, congratulates 
Lois Lehrman Grass, the recipient of the 1988 Founders 
Day Award presented during the annual service held to 
celebrate the founding ot LVC in 1866. The College will 
celebrate its 125th Anniversary in 1991. 




Dr Bernard C. Watson (left), president i 
based William Penn Foundation, was guest speaker tor 
Founders Dav His address focused on the importance of 
individual voluntary efforts and private philanthropy in 
America. Here, Watson is being interviewed by WLBR 
radio of Lebanon. 

1988's Founders Day award was presented 
to Lois Lehrman Grass, a generous benefac- 
tress and tireless volunteer in Harrisburg, PA, 
at a celebration on campus Tuesday, February 
23. 

Speaker at the annual celebration was 
L>. Bernard C. Watson, president and CEO of 
the William Penn Foundation, Philadelphia, 
PA. 

Grass is well-known in the Harrisburg 
community for her personal dedication to 
volunteer work. She has sacrificed countless 
hours to assist a multitude of Harrisburg-area 
organizations, from health-care institutions to 
groups that promote the arts. 



In the aftermath of floodwaters that 
devastated Harrisburg in 1972 and left many 
elderly persons helpless, Grass helped con- 
ceive the "Jewish Meals on Wheels" cam- 
paign to provide senior citizens with food 
meeting Jewish dietary laws. The program 
was such a success that it has been made a 
permanent service of the United Jewish 
Federation. 

One of Grass' best-known gifts to the com- 
munity, the Rose Herman Lehrman Arts 
Center of Harrisburg Area Community Col- 
lege, is named for her mother, Rose 
Lehrman. 

Her generous donations also provided for 
construction of the N.C.J.W. Research In- 
stitute at Hebrew University's School of 
Education; a Clinical Research Wing for the 
Hadassah Hospital Institute of Onocology in 
Jerusalem; and a clubhouse for discharged 
mentally retarded patients on behalf of Har- 
risburg 's Aurora Club. 

Grass currently serves as chairperson of 
the Greater Harrisburg Foundation and 
Metroarts' Sky Theatre project and is a board 
member of Allied Arts. 

Among the other organizations she has 
served are the Hamilton Health Center, 
Neighborhood Day Care Center, Dauphin 
County Mental Health/Mental Retardation of- 
fice, Jewish Community Center, Ohev 
Sholom Reform Temple and the Tri-County 
Council on Alcoholism. 

She studied at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn 
Mawr, and is a 1949 graduate of The Ethel 
Walker School, Connecticut. She has four 
children, Roger, Martin, Linda Grass Shapiro 
and Elizabeth Grass Weese, and six 
grand-children. 



Sports Center Opened 
February 19 

The Edward H. Arnold Sports Center, 
under construction since April, 1987, opened 
February 19 for students and college staff. 

The Center will primarily be used for 
recreational and intramural purposes for the 
student body as well as intercollegiate 
volleyball competition. 

The main section of the building contains 
interchangeable basketball, volleyball and ten- 
nis courts surrounded by a 200-meter track. It 
also will house offices, a second-floor obser- 
vation deck and a concession stand. Most of 
the college's intercollegiate teams will con- 
tinue to use the Lynch Gymnasium. 

A feature story on the facility will run in 
the upcoming Fall issue of The Valley. 




Three LVC studenLs immediately took advantage of the 
new 200-meter indoor track in the Arnold Sports Center 
arena The interior includes space for basketball, tennis 
and volleyball. 





****** 



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Former LVC president Arthur L Peterson returned to campus to take the first lap in the new pool during the brief opening 
ceremony held for students and college employees. 



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LVC in Top Ten Percent 

LVC ranked 82 of 1200 of the nation's liberal 
arts colleges producing graduates who earn 
the doctoral degree. The rankings were 
released recently in a study by Todd C. Han- 
son of Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, 
VA. 

"Over the long term, the fact that a relative- 
ly large proportion of a college's graduates 
receive the doctoral degree suggests that the 
college has established a mutually reinforcing 
pattern of standards, expectations and 
achievement bevond the ordinary," he 
explained. 

The studv focused on the time periods 
1920-80 and 1970-80. 

LVC joined several PA colleges including 
Swarthmore (4), Franklin and Marshall (44), 
Allegheny (72) and Bucknell and Muhlen- 
burg(tiedfor97). 

Unusual Quartet Founded 
at LVC 

The Quartet/Die Posaunen, the first trom- 
bone quartet-in-residence at an American col- 
lege or university, gave its premier perfor- 
mance on Monday, February 15 in Lutz Hall 
of the Blair Music Center on campus. 

"With the exception of the 1930's and 1940's 
Big Band sound made famous by Tommy 
Dorsey and Glenn Miller, the trombone in 
modern times is more or less identified as an 
accompanying instrument by the general au- 
dience," said James A. Erdman, II, LVC ad- 
junct instructor in music and founder of 
Quartet/Die Posaunen. 

"Audiences coming to hear us will find 
many pleasant surprises," he added. 

Along with Erdman, members of Quartet/ 
Die Posaunen are: Ronald J. Garman, tenor 
and alto trombone, who attended LVC; 
Robert H. Hearson, tenor trombone, and 
LVC's director of bands and assistant pro- 
fessor of music and music education; and 
Stephen E. Sniffer, bass trombonist, a self- 
emploved musician in South Central Penn- 
sylvania and former LVC student. 

All four gentlemen are members of the In- 
ternational Trombone Association. 

Concert information is available by calling 
the LVC Music Department (717) 867-6275. 

O'Donnell Recognition 
Dinner 

Approximately 45 colleagues, current and 
former students gathered the evening of 
LVC's Homecoming to honor Dr. Agnes 
O'Donnell on the occasion of her retirement 
from the full-time faculty. 

Alumni representing all three decades dur- 
ing which she taught renewed acquaintances 
and reminisced with their former teacher and 
friend during a reception and dinner. 

During the brief after-dinner program, Dr. 
O'Donnell heard excerpts of tribute from her 
former students and a mini-poetry reading 



by English professors Arthur Ford and Philip 
Billings. Dr. Ford recounted Dr. O'Donnell's 
career in her beloved heroic couplets, while 
Dr. Billings recited a Blues-inspired tribute in 
"cowardly quartets." 

The program ended with comments by Dr. 
O'Donnell, who described the changes she 
has observed in the students and the campus 
during the past 26 years. She closed her 
remarks bv thanking all those who helped 
establish the O'Donnell Literature Scholar- 
ship Fund, adding that she sees "this 
scholarship not as a personal tribute but as a 
bridge from past students to future students." 

The $100 award will go to a deserving 
English major each year. 

Contributions to the O'Donnell Literature 
Scholarship Fund sent to the Office of Ad- 
vancement Lebanon Valley College, PA 17003. 
Checks should be made payable to "Lebanon 
Vallev College" and carrv the designation 
"O'Donnell Literature Scholarship Fund." 

Compact Discs Bring Fresh 
Sound To Campus 

After consultation with the Music Depart- 
ment this past summer, the library decided to 
discontinue expanding the traditional album 
(33 V3) collection and to begin acquiring com- 
pact disc recordings for faculty, administra- 
tion and staff use. 

Several factors played an important role in 
this decision. The library's listening equip- 
ment was obsolete and wearing out; space in 
the album collection was becoming critically 
short; and sound quality of music on com- 
pact discs is unquestionably higher in quality 
than that of albums. 

Fifteen classical music compact discs were 
purchased along with two new compact disc 
players. Response, thus far, has been strong, 
circulation has been heavy and feedback 
from students, faculty and administration 
has been positive. 

Chemistry Department 
Receives NSF Grant 

A 526,000 grant from the College Science 
Instrumentation Program of the National 
Science Foundation (NSF-CSIP) will enable 
LVC to train its students in the new and 
rapidly advancing areas of recombinant DNA 
research and gene cloning. 

The NSF-CSIP grant is the second to be 
awarded to LVC this year. The Chemistry 
Department received a $23-thousand grant in 
May, 1987, to support the acquisition of a gas 
chromatograph/mass spectrometer for use in 
analytical and organic chemistry laboratories. 

The grant was awarded to LVC as the result 
of a proposal submitted by Dr. Sidney 
Pollack, associate professor of biology, and Dr. 
Owen A. Moe, Jr., professor of chemistry, en- 
titled "Ultracentrifuge and Electrophoresis 
Equipment For Undergraduate Instruction In 
Genetics, Molecular Biology And 
Biochemistry." 



The proposal outlined a project to develop a 
new senior-level laboratory course in 
molecular biology, and to strengthen existing 
laboratory courses in biochemistry and 
genetics. The funds granted by NSF-CSIP 
will be applied to the purchase of a 
preparative ultracentrifuge, a microcen- 
trifuge, a biological hazards hood and equip- 
ment for electrophoresis. 

The acquisition of this state-of-the-art in- 
strumentation will allow science students at 
LVC to carry out new and sophisticated ex- 
periments dealing with the preparation, 
purification and analysis of recombinant 
DNA, and to develop new experiments in the 
areas of protein and lipid chemistry. 

LVC is one of 40 small, private liberal arts 
colleges nationwide that received two or more 
instrumentation grants from NSF-CSIP in 
1987. 

Apartheid Addressed 
On Campus By Native 
South African 

"If a ladder falls, the man at the top will 
hurt more than the man at the bottom. The 
blacks will be hurt with sanctions, but the 
white ruling minority is at the top." 

And with that, Jennifer Davis, a white 
economist who fled her native South Africa 
in 1966, called for more sanctions from the 
United States government during her 
"Challenge To Apartheid" address in 
November at LVC, sponsored by the Student 
Council. 

An expert on political and economic 
developments in South Africa, U.S. policy 
and investment, Davis has worked to inter- 
pret the liberation struggle to the American 
people and expose the shortcomings of 
United States policy. 

"We've tested the theory that if there is 
economic growth in South Africa, apartheid 
will fade away. We told you it doesn't work. 
Now we want to try something else," said 
Davis. 

"Under this system, if your skin is black 
you cannot vote, choose your work or where 
you live," continued Davis. 

Davis also cited American television for not 
reporting the continued torture under the 
white minority rule. She also charged that 
the Reagan administration should enact full 
sanctions against her country instead of the 
current policy of "constructive engagement." 

"When people are being tortured under an 
unjust rule, they need and want immediate 
change," said Davis. "Patience is easier when 
you are removed from the situation." 

Davis has travelled widely in the front line 
states of South Africa, including Angola, 
Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. She 
also has provided expert testimony before 
Committees of Congress, state and municipal 
legislatures and the United Nations. In addi- 
tion, Davis has presented extensive research 
documents for international forums in 
Europe, Africa and Latin America. 



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Concert Choir Tour 
Underway 

The Concert Choir began it's fifty-second 
annual tour with a pre-tour concert at the 
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Wilkes- 
Barre, PA, on Sunday, February 21. This 
year's tour dates include 13 East Coast per- 
formances at stops from Pennsylvania to 
Florida. 

The 1988 Concert Choir itinerary included: 

Saturday, February 27 

New Bethel Baptist Church 

1739 "S" Street N.W. 

Washington, D.C. 

Sunday, February 28 

River Road Church 

Richmond, VA 

Monday, February 29 

First United Methodist Church 

117 South Academy Street 

Cary, NC 

Wednesday, March 2 

Trinity Baptist Church 

Apopke, FL 

Thursday, March 3 

St. Thomas' Episcopal Church 

1200 Snell Isle Blvd. N.E. 

St. Petersburg, FL 

Saturday, March 5 

First UMC 

W. 12th St. N. Cen. Ave. 

Tifton, GA 

Sunday, March 6 

Pine Forest UMC 

400 Woods Ave. 

Dublin, GA 

Monday, March 7 

Christ UMC 

410 N. Holden St. 

Greensboro, NC 

Tuesday, March 8 

Fort Hill UMC 

106 Oak Ridge Blvd. 

Lynchburg, VA 

Sunday, March 13 

Lebanon Valley College 

Lutz Hall, Blair Center 

Annville, PA 



Computer System Up 
And Running 

The $225,000 awarded LVC as a result of 
the Whitaker Foundation grant has allowed 
the College to substantially improve its com- 
puting resources. 

The purchase of a DEC VAX-8200 gives 
students the opportunity to use a "state-of- 
the-art" operating system. They are now able 
to experiment freely with over 200 operating 
system commands, something which was not 



possible when administrative and academic 
users shared one machine. Four dial-in 
modems are being used by off-campus day 
students, faculty and continuing education 
students who have microcomputers either at 
home or in their offices. Also, an electronic 
mail and phone package allows students and 
faculty to communicate virtually 24 hours a 
day. 

The new technology also gives students the 
available memory and disk space to write 
larger programs and data files. Students ex- 
periment with inter-program communica- 
tion, subprocesses, and directory structures. 
An on-line help facility includes detailed 
references for all operating system com- 
mands. One of the most frequently talked- 
about benefits is the increased speed that 
students have available when developing and 
debugging programs. A future project in- 
cludes a dial-in bulletin board to be im- 
plemented and maintained bv LVC students 
tor the community. 

The addition of Zenith PC's to the college's 
computing labs allows students to com- 
municate and share data with the VAX. 
Thanks to Dr. Mike Fry, assistant professor of 
mathematical sciences, who wrote a utility to 
transfer data between the \AX and IBM's and 
compatibles, uploading and downloading 
data is fairly painless. A student with a PC at 
home or in the dorm may work on 
assignments there, then transmit the assign- 
ment via phone line to the main system 
where the professor may examine and res- 
pond via electronic mail. The rudiments are 
in place, and the students are eager to build a 
fully integrated, networked campus. 



Students Study Vietnam in 
First-Ever Course 

Last semester, 40 students enrolled in a 
course entitled "Special Problem: The Viet- 
nam Experience." This course, taught for the 
first time at LVC, explored the traumatic ef- 
fects of a war that was, and still is today, both 
controversial and highly debated in our socie- 
ty and government. 

Dr. Eugene Brown, associate professor of 
political science and Vietnam veteran, com- 
mented recently on the students' interest. 

"I have to remind myself that these stu- 
dents were babies when this war occurred," 
said Brown. "Students today are probably 
more open-minded than the generation that 
lived with the war." 

Brown split the class into two segments. 
The first half of the semester was devoted to 
studying the historical context including how 
the U.S. became involved, the controversy it 
caused in the U.S. and the domestic pressure 
which forced the U.S. to withdraw from the 
conflict. 

The second half of the course discussed the 
effect the war continues to have on our coun- 
try and those who dodged the draft. 



"I have never seen this kind of 
enthusiastic student response to an 
academic course in all my fourteen 
years of teaching." 
— Dr. Eugene Brown, associate 
professor of political science. 



"I didn't have an understanding of what 
the Vietnam veteran went through and that 
was a major reason I enrolled in the class," 
said Nikolaz Rael, a sophomore from 
Clayton, New Jersey. 

The class also had the opportunity to hear 
guest speakers including Ann Thompson, 
now employed at Lebanon's Veterans Ad- 
ministration Hospital who served as an Ar- 
my nurse; Lew Cooke, LVC athletic equip- 
ment manager and a combat infantryman; 
counselors from Harrisburg's Veterans 
Center; and Donald Bailey, Pennsylvania 
State Auditor General and Vietnam veteran. 

Students also were required to interview 
someone who went through the Vietnam 
experience. 

"I interviewed a Vietnam war widow who 
lost her husband five weeks before his 
discharge," said Melissa Huffman, a senior 
English philosophy major from Lebanon, PA. 

"She, like her husband, was very patriotic, 
and despite her loss, she remains so today. 
However, following the death of her husband, 
she went through a year of bitterness and 
directed her anger toward the world and 
God. To this day, she cannot watch anything 
related to the war, but now maintains a very 
strong faith in God. For me, the personal in- 
terview put a human face on what was 
presented by written word in our textbooks." 

Spirit of Berlin at LVC 

Berlin's 750th anniversary as a city was 
celebrated in September with displays, films 
and a speaker. 

The highlight of the nine-day program, 
coordinated by Dr. James Scott, professor of 
German, and students from Teutonia Vallis, 
LVC's German Club, was a presentation given 
bv Dr. Rado Pribic, associate professor of Ger- 
man at Lafayette College, entitled, "25 Years 
Of The Berlin Wall." 

"It is appropriate to focus on Berlin as it 
celebrates 750 years of existence because 
Berlin is more than just a city," said Scott. 
"Berlin is the keystone of great power in- 
terests in Europe. The city and its Wall have 
become a symbol of the world we live in." 

As part of the celebration, a full scale 
model of a section of the Berlin Wall was con- 
structed and displayed outside the Mund 
College Center, print information illustrating 
the history of the city was displayed in the 
Mund lobby, and films from the German 
Reich as well as from contemporary East and 
West Germany were shown. 



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LDI Holds Successful 
Seminars 

Supervisors, managers and small-business 
owners learned to be more effective leaders 
this past fall through seminars offered by 
LVC's Leadership Development Institute 
(LDI). 

"Leaders are people who can get people to 
accomplish tasks and be happy," said Barb 
Denison, director of the Leadership Develop- 
ment Institute. "The Institute's whole 
philosophy is to educate people for life and 
leadership." 

Six one-day seminars from September to 
November dealt with helping participants im- 
prove their interpersonal and productivity, 
such as leadership survival skills, interper- 
sonal communication skills, motivating 
others, influencing other's behavior, improv- 
ing group skills and creative problem solving 
and decision making. 

In the spring semester, LVC's Leadership 
Development Institute will offer eight one-dav 
workshops: "Leadership Survival Skills" 
(March 1); "Motivating Others" (March 8); 
"Improving Your Written, Spoken and 
Nonverbal Communication (March 22); "In- 
fluencing Others" (April 5); "Managing Con- 
flict and Stress in Your Business and Personal 
Lives" (April 19); "Improving Your Group 
Skills" (May 3); "Understanding Yourself and 
Your Personality" (May 17); and "Creative 
Problem Solving and Decision Making" (Mav 
31). 

The workshops are designed to help par- 
ticipants develop their own critical leadership 
style and learn practical techniques to imple- 
ment changes and achieve goals as a leader in 
business, industry, ser\'ice or voluntary 
organizations, government or private 
agencies. 

YSI Program Continues To 
Expand: Scholarship 
Implemented In This Year's 
jram 



Progi 



The Youth Scholars Institute will enter its 
14th year this summer with six new pro- 
grams and a $1,000 scholarship applicable to 
LVC for eligible students who have par- 
ticipated in YSI and wish to enroll at the Col- 
lege in the 1988 fall semester. 

To be eligible for the scholarship, the par- 
ticipating students must be recommended by 
their appropriate high school faculty member. 
The scholarships are not automatic since the 
student must demonstrate promise through 
successful participation in the summer pro- 
gram. Minimum qualifications are the same 
as those for the leadership program, namelv, 
ranking in the top 40% of the high school 
graduating class; demonstrated academic 
leadership; and combined SAT scores of 1,000 
or higher. Any student who is offered a YSI 
merit scholarship may still compete for a 



leadership award or any other scholarship. 
However, only one award will be given. 

Additional programs to be added to the 
program include: Management: Business 
Law; Political Science: The Model Senate; 
Sociology and Social Service; Spanish; 
Psychobiology; and Sound Recording 
Technology. These new programs bring the 
total course offering to 22 subjects. 

YSI is a unique program that was estab- 
lished in 1975 by the Chemistry Department 
as a means of exposing promising voung 
people to chemistry as a potential career. YSI 
continued to grow over the vears and now en- 
compasses several academic disciplines. Dr. 
Dale Erskine, assistant professor of biologv, 
became director of the Institute in 1984 and is 
responsible for coordinating the academic and 
social activities. In 1987, YSI attracted 240 
high school students interested in the 
sciences, mathematics and computer sciences 
and humanities and music. 

Participants spend one week on campus 
receiving intense training in an area of their 
choosing. They work closely with highly 
qualified faculty and undergraduate student 
assistants in each field and interact with the 
faculty outside of the classroom or laboratory. 
The interaction with current students can be 
an invaluable experience. Among past 
assistants are an NSF-Fulbright Fellowship 
winner, three current medical students, an 
NSF Predoctoral Fellow at Memorial-Sloan 
Kettering Cancer Research Center, and 
graduate students at MIT, Johns Hopkins, 
Cornell and the University of Virginia. 

Coke VP Discusses 
Marketing 

by Rob Andrew, The Quad 

YVillem Westerman, Vice-President of Inter- 
national Marketing for the Coca-Cola Cor- 
poration, discussed marketing Coke around 
the world in the Little Theater on Tuesday, 
February 16. 

Westerman lectured on the diverse 
management structures and techniques used 
to market a single "non-essential" product 
consistently in one hundred and fifty-five dif- 
ferent countries. Westerman, who works out 
of Atlanta, Georgia, began his career with 
Coke in 1951 in England as a route salesman. 

Coke, a nine billion dollar company 
holding forty percent of the soft drink market 
and employing 25,000 people, relies heavily 
on advertising to sell its products. Westerman 
concluded by showing several different ver- 
sions of popular commercials as they were 
adapted to be shown in different countries. 

This lecture is part of The Springer Lecture 
Series which is underwritten by Fred J. 
Springer and the IBM Corporation. 
Springer's daughter graduated from Lebanon 
Valley College in 1987. 



Appointments 



Dr. Susan Lisa Atkinson, assistant pro- 
fessor of education. Atkinson received a B.S. 
and an M.Ed, in special education from 
Shippensburg University and an D. Ed. in 
elementary education/early childhood from 
Temple University. 

Mary Jean Bishop, director of alumni ser- 
vices and parents programs. Bishop received 
a B.A. in political science and English in 1984 
from Lebanon Valley College. She is currently 
completing an M.A. in English at Millersville 
University. 

David Calvario, director of student ac- 
tivities. Calvario received a B.S. in criminal 
justice in 1982 and an M.S. in counseling in 
1986 from Shippensburg University. Calvario 
is a member of the American College Person- 
nel Association . 

Dr. Michael Day, associate professor of 
physics. Day received a B.S. in physics in 1969 
from the University of Idaho, an M.A. in 
1975 and a Ph.D. in 1977 in philosophy. He 
also earned an M.S. in 1978 and a Ph.D. in 
1983 in physics from the University of 
Nebraska. 

Phylis Campbell Dryden, assistant pro- 
fessor of English. Dryden received a B.A. in 
English in 1976 from Atlanta Union College, 
South Lancaster, Massachusetts, and an 
M.A. in English in 1985 from State Universi- 
ty of New York at Albany. Currently, she is 
working toward a D.A. in English from 
SUNY. 

Eileen Frankland, instructor of sociology 
and social service. Previously, Frankland was 
director of student activities. She received a 
B.A. in social welfare/religious studies from 
Penn State and the M.S.W. in social work 
from Barry University. 

Dawn T. Greene, publications specialist. 
Green received a B.A. degree in journalism 
in 1986 from Bloomsburg University 

Beatrice Guenther, instructor in French. 
Guenther received a B.A. in French and 
English from the University of Toronto and is 
expecting to receive a Ph.D. in comparative 
literature from Princeton University this com- 
ing fall. 

Matthew A. Hugg, director of development. 
Hugg received B.S. in science from Juniata 
College. Previously, Hugg was district ex- 
ecutive for the Southern New Jersey Council 
of the Boy Scouts of America, Vineland, NJ. 

Dr. Leon Markowicz, was appointed pro- 
fessor of leadership studies. Previously, he 
was professor of English. Markowicz 
graduated from Duquesne University in 1964 
and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the 
University of Pennsylvania. 

Michelle Penner, assistant professor of 
mathematics. Penner received a B.A. in 
mathematics in 1981 from the State Universi- 
ty of New York at Potsdam, NY, and an M.S. 



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in mathematics in 1985 from Oklahoma State 
University, Stillwater, OK. 

Dr. Victoria Ukachukwu, assistant pro- 
fessor of chemistry. Ukachukwu received a 
B.S. in degree in chemistry in 1975 from the 
University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Ph.D. in 
chemistry in 1984 from Georgia Institute of 
Technology. 

Jacqueline Vivelo, English instructor. 
Vivelo received a B.A. in 1965 and an M.A. 
in English in 1970 from the University of 
Tennessee. 

Victor R. Zack, Jr., vice president for In- 
stitutional Advancement. During his twentv- 
eight years in higher education administra- 
tion, Zack served Allegheny College as dean 
of admissions and vice president for develop- 
ment and as vice president for Institutional 
Advancement at Widener University. He is a 
member of six professional regional and na- 
tional educational organizations and has 
published articles and essays relating to his 
areas of expertise. A scientist by training, 
Zack earned a B.S. and M.S. in zoology from 
the University of Pittsburgh. 

Promotions 

Dr. Sharon Clark, as chairperson of the 
Management Department. 

William Fairlamb, from associate professor 
to professor of music. 

Janet Lyons, from counselor to assistant 
dean of admissions. 

Dr. Owen Moe, Jr., from associate pro- 
fessor to professor of chemistry. 



Gifts That Keep 
On Giving 

As D7C strives to maintain its enviable 
position in higher education, gift and grant 
income is essential both for the current 
program and for the future well-being of 
the institution. 

The current program is supported large- 
ly by student tuition and the Annual Fund 
for Lebanon Valley College. It is worth 
noting that presently the yearly tuition of 
$7,950 covers only about 80% of the actual 
cost to educate each student. (Room, board 
and fees of $3,450 are not included in this 
assessment.) 

Future generations of young men and 
women who will elect to study in our col- 
legiate community must be considered to- 
day, as well. In recent months a number of 
alumni and friends have responded to this 
challenge in a variety of ways. LVC is 
strengthened measurably by these 
considerations. 

Each of the following examples reflects 
the donor's most opportune means of 
making a gift to Lebanon Valley College. 
From among the many choices for a 
charitable gift, our alumni and friends 
selected that method of supporting our in- 
stitution which would have the greatest 
educational impact without eroding 
needed personal resources. There are other 
means, also, for originating charitable con- 
tributions and we hope the generosity 
shown by these several different examples 
will prompt more of our constituents to 
consider a "Gift that Keeps on Giving." 

A meaningful bequest by the late 
George E. Hollenbaugh of Middletown has 
created the Mae Reider Hollenbaugh 
Presidential Leadership Scholarships in 
Chemistry and Biology. Each award was 
established with a principal sum in excess 
of $50,000. 

The estate of Kathryn B. Engle '33 of 
Hummelstown provided an endowed fund 
of more than $30,000 with the income to 
be utilized as needed. 

Miss Beulah Harvey established a very 
generous endowed scholarship in memory 
of her sister, Rebecca S. Harvey, to 
recognize a deserving senior student who 
requires financial assistance to complete his 
or her education . 

The Honorable John Walter '53 and 
Mrs. Patricia Lutz Walter '57 became 
members of the Honors Society when they 
named Lebanon Valley College the bene- 
ficiary of a significant life insurance policy; 
the proceeds are to be used where they 



will be most advantageous to the 
institution. 

A gift from Mrs. Esther Hughes 
Kelchner '25 endowed a discretionary 
fund for the Vice President and Dean of 
the Faculty; this income will support in 
perpetuity those meaningful programs 
and projects for students and faculty which 
are considered essential but which were 
unbudgeted. 

Two book funds have been endowed by 
Dr. Elizabeth K. Weisburger '44, President 
of the Board of Trustees, as follows: 

Lottie J. Snavely Book Fund in English 
and Communications; Marion Snavely 
Ellenberger Book Fund in History. 

Mrs. Virginia C. Miller, mother of an 
alumna, became a member of our Honors 
Society when she named LVC in her will to 
receive a sizable bequest to endow the 
Reverend Joseph H. Miller Scholarship. 
This income will be awarded a student 
with an interest in sacred music. 

A Unitrust Agreement with Dr. and 
Mrs. Allan W. Mund brought a large prin- 
cipal sum to the College which will pro- 
vide quarterly payments to the donors dur- 
ing their lifetimes. When the agreement 
matures, Lebanon Valley College will 
utilize the principal investment to further 
underwrite the Allan W. Mund, Jr. 
Scholarship. Also participating in the gift 
were Dr. and Mrs. Richard G. Mund and 
Mr. and Mrs. Brian R. Mund. This 
scholarship will be one of the largest in the 
College's endowment. 

The several commitments mentioned 
here total more than $533,000 for the 
future well-being of Lebanon Valley Col- 
lege. Additional alumni and friends also 
are providing for the institution through a 
host of methods. The 125th Anniversary 
Campaign is contributing further en- 
dowments to the College's investment port- 
folio. These successes are noteworthy and 
we are grateful to the many individuals 
who have expressed in a tangible way their 
belief in the future of Lebanon Valley 
College. 

Information regarding charitable plan- 
ned giving, including a number of oppor- 
tunities for tax advantages, can be obtained 
by writing Victor R. Zack, Jr., Vice Presi- 
dent for Institutional Advancement at 
Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA 
17003 or by phoning the Office of Develop- 
ment (717) 867-6222. 



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Faculty Profile 



Markowicz Accepts 
New Position 

After 17 years in the English department, 
Dr. Leon E. Markowicz has accepted a new 
challenge— he is the first and only full-time 
professor of leadership studies at LVC. 

"The leadership appointment is an oppor- 
tunity to grow personally, develop profes- 
sionally, and contribute both to the campus 
and the community" said Markowicz. "I see 
leadership studies as a way to draw all the 
disciplines on campus together and to con- 
nect LVC to the 'outside world.' " 

The leadership position involves teaching 
the general education leadership requirement 
and working closely with the Presidential 
Leadership Award recipients (students who 
have been awarded S5,000 a year based on 
leadership achievement, academic achieve- 
ment, and an on-campus interview). 

Markowicz is one of several professors 
teaching: "LC 100: Theories and Applications 
of the Leadership Process." This course, man- 
datory for all entering students, focuses on 
the concepts and theories of leaders and 
followers, the interaction between leaders and 
followers, the ethics and values of leadership, 
and communication. 

Markowicz is also one of several professors 
teaching "LC 350: Advanced Leadership 
Studies"— a mandatory course for all 
Presidential Leadership Award recipients. 
Lastly, these students must take "LC 400: 
Leadership Internship," which is supervised 
by Markowicz. 

What has changed for the former professor 
of "Management Communications?" 

His syllabus certainly hasn't changed 
much. With the exception of a few new 
texts— Thomas Gordon's Leader Effectiveness 
Training, Barbara Kellerman's Political 
Leadership, and Richard Solomon's Ethics— 
his leadership courses still include The New 
York Times and Shakespeare. Students must 
also bring a calendar to all classes. 

"I still use the same techniques and 
philosophy. Students in my leadership classes 
write regularly, participate daily, and give 
videotaped oral presentations," Markowicz 
said. "I strive to teach students to teach 
themselves." 

Although his goal is the same, the subject 
matter he covers isn't. "I need to become 
familiar with new areas such as sociology 
and psychology and to connect literature and 
communications with Leadership Studies." 
"This is a challenge that I find very 
stimulating." 

"I want to make this the best course a stu- 
dent takes at LVC," added Markowicz. "I 
hope each student grows as an individual 
and as a member of society." 



Dr. Michael Asken, adjunct associate pro- 
fessor of psychology, an article "Role of 
Psychologist Is Gaining In Sports," published 
in the October 11, 1987, edition of the Sunday 
Patriot News, Harrisburg, PA. 

Dr. Jim Broussard, chairman of history 
and political science, was reappointed for 
another yearly term as executive director of 
the Society for Historians of the Early 
American Republic in Philadelphia. 

Dr. Sharon Clark, assistant professor and 
acting chair of management, conducted two 
workshops on strategic management for the 
Lebanon County Mental Health/Mental 
Retardation Advisory Board in October. 

Dr. Richard Cornelius, chairman and pro- 
fessor of chemistry, published a paper in 
September in Inorganic Chemistry entitled, 
"Phosphate-Mediated Electron Transfer Dur- 
ing the Reduction of Cobalt (III) Complexes 
bv Titanium (III)." 

In October, Cornelius gave a presentation 
"Computers In Eduation: The Second 
Decade, Why? How?," at the Harrisburg Area 
Community College. 

Dr. George Curfman, professor of music 
education, was appointed by the president of 
the Pennsylvania Music Educators Associa- 
tion to represent Pennsylvania on the Eastern 
Division of MENC's Society of Music Teacher 
Education. This group is responsible for 
studying college/university curricula leading 
toward teacher certification. 

Curfman's other PMEA responsibility is to 
serve on the Pennsylvania Department of 
Education Advisory Committee for Planning 
for Arts in Education. 

Dr. Barbara Denison, assistant professor of 
sociology and director of the leadership 
development institute, spoke to the American 
Business Women's Association in September. 
Denison stressed the importance of leader- 
ship effectiveness for today's career women. 

Dr. Dale Erskine, assistant professor of 
biology, was one of 22 professors from 
around the country invited to present a paper 
at the annual meeting of the American In- 
stitute of Biological Sciences held at Ohio 
State University in August. 

The program was sponsored by the Na- 
tional Science Foundation, an independent 
agency of the Federal Government responsi- 
ble for supporting science and engineering 
education at all levels. Erskine's paper "Im- 
provement Of Undergraduate Laboratory Ex- 
periences In Animal Physiology" includes 
discussion on increased computer use in 
animal physiology laboratory experiments. 

Dr. Arthur Ford, chairman and professor 
of English, recently published "Word Process- 
ing In The Continuing Education Composi- 
tion Class" in Computer-Assisted Composi- 
tion Journal. 



Ford also recently completed teaching a 
course to high school English teachers called 
"Composition Theory and Computers." The 
course reviewed the latest research in com- 
position theory and examined the relation- 
ship between the fluidity of word processing 
and the process approach to the teaching of 
writing. 

In September, Ford published an article 
"The Rose Garden Of The World: Near East 
Imagery In The Poetry Of Walt Whitman" in 
the Walt Whitman Review. The article is part 
of a larger project Ford is currently working 
on which examines the use of near east im- 
agery in nineteenth-century American 
poetry. 

Dr. Pierce Getz, professor of music, per- 
formed an organ recital at Zion Lutheran 
Church, Harrisburg, in October. The recital 
was a part of the church's celebration com- 
memorating its 200th anniversary. 

In September, Getz participated in an E. 
Power Biggs Memorial Organ Recital at First 
United Church of Christ, Reading, PA. 

Dr. Klement Hambourg, associate pro- 
fessor of music, was in distinguished com- 
pany in October when he performed with the 
Reading Symphony Orchestra at their open- 
ing Gala concert. 

The "spectacular" featured an array of in- 
ternationally recognized soloists, including 
violinists Franco Gulli, Aaron Rosand and 
Charles Rex, violist Victor de Pasquale, and 
pianist Susan Starr. 

Dr. Robert Lau, chairman and professor of 
music, presented two organ dedicatory 
recitals in September. He performed at the 
Hanoverdale Church of the Brethren and at 
Zion's Lutheran Church, Grantville, PA. 

Gail Sanderson, assistant professor of ac- 
counting, attended a seminar on current 
issues and practices in governmental account- 
ing and auditing in July. The seminar was 
held at the Hershey Lodge and Convention 
Center, Hershey, PA, and was sponsored by 
the PA Institute of Certified Public 
Accountants. 

Glenn Woods, associate professor of 
English and former advisor of the Quit- 
tapahilla, was notified in July that the 1986 
edition of the yearbook was awarded an 
honor rating of First Class by the National 
Critical Service of the National Scholastic 
Press Association at the University of 
Minnesota. 

The book scored high ratings for graphics, 
photography and copyrighting, achieving 
4,170 points out of a possible 5,000. Editor-in- 
chief was Drew Williams '87. 



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LVC Sports 

Churan Finishes Second in 
MAC Field Hockey Scoring 

Diane Churan, Reading, PA, finished 
second in scoring in the Middle Atlantic 
Conference with 2.3 points per game. 
Churan scored 15 goals in 13 games as 
LVC's women finished 12-6 overall. LVC 
finished the season with a 2-1 loss to 
Millersville in the finals of the ECAC Mid- 
dle Atlantic Region Tournament. 

Shetter and Vandergrift 
Receive Honors 

Senior midfielder Glenda Shetter, 
Chambersburg, PA, was named to the 1987 
Middle Atlantic Conference Fall All-Academic 
Team and to the National All-America Field 
Hockey Division III 1st Team. Junior sweeper 
Bryna Vandergrift, Mt. Joy, PA, was named 
to the National All-America Field Hockey 
Division III Honorable' Mention Team. The 
MAC sports information directors select fall, 
winter, and spring All-Academic teams each 
academic year. The National Ail-American 
Field Hockey team is selected by the College 
Field Hockey Coaches Association and is 
sponsored by Penn Monto. 

Football Team Finishes 2-8 

LVC lost to Delaware Valley 15-0 in the 
season's final game. The Flying Dutchmen 
football future looks very bright with the 
return of 70 players, including 46 freshmen. 
Most of the freshmen played in the JV foot- 
ball program which completed a 3-1 season 
with an impressive 45-0 win over Wilkes 
College. 

Soccer Program 
Turning Around 

The soccer season ended with a hardfought 
2-0 loss to nationally ranked Moravian Col- 
lege. The brightest point during the season 
occurred when LVC beat Shephard College, 
snapping a 78 game losing streak. LVC scored 
twice as many goals as last year and played 
stronger defensively, allowing 31 fewer goals. 

Women's Volleyball 
Finishes 1st Intercollegiate 
Season 

The women's volleyball team finished their 
first intercollegiate season with a 7-10 record. 
LVC lost their last tri-match to Susquehanna 
and Western Maryland by identical 3-0 
scores. The individual game scores versus 
Susquehanna were 9-15, 8-15, and 5-15 and 
Western Maryland 13-15, 7-15, 3-15. 




1st Team All-American Glenda shetter in LVC vs. 
Millersville Universitv in the ECAC Championship Game 
Millersville won the match, 2-1. 



Men's Cross Country Team 
Sweeps Tri-meet 

The men's cross country team finished 
their season with a tri-meet sweep over 
Westminster College (22-35) and Washington 
College (15-45). The men competed in the 
MAC championship on November 7, finish- 
ing 17th out of 23 teams. John Galvin, of 
Milford, PA, finished in 63rd place to lead 
LVC. 

Women's Cross Country 
Ends With Win 

The women's cross country team defeated 
Westminster College 16-45 by sweeping the 
top four spots. Junior Cindy Sladek, of 
Philadelphia, PA, finished first in a time of 
20:23. Following Cindy were junior Sue 
Yingst, Annville, PA, 21:15; sophomore Joann 
Giannettino, Purdys, NY, 21:25; and 
freshman Maryann Lucykandish, Phillips- 
burg, NJ, 21:26. The women competed in the 
MAC championship on November 7, finish- 
ing 9th out of 16 teams. Yingst finished in 
22nd place to lead LVC. 



Wrestling Team Wins Two 
In Tournament 

LVC defeated Baptist Bible (28-15) and 
Gallaudet (32-24) to earn their first two vic- 
tories of the season in the Lebanon Valley 
Dual Meet Tournament. In the win over Bap- 
tist Bible, LVC was led by John Wargins' pin 
in the 167 pound match. In the Gallaudet 
meet, Ben Deardorff, Newburg, PA, and 
John Wargins, Englishtown, NJ, both pinned 
opponents in their matches. The wrestling 
team, 2-10 overall, finished eighth of ten 
teams. 

Women's Basketball 
"Rebuilds" in 1988 

With the loss of four starters from last year, 
the women's basketball team is in the middle 
of a rebuilding year. LVC is led by freshman 
forward Carla Myers, East Hampton, CT, 
sophomore center Lisa Biehl, Hamburg, PA, 
and junior guard Theresa Leach, Bedford, 
PA. The three players lead the 4-15 women's 
team in scoring. Myers leads the women with 
13 ppg., Leach follows with 11 ppg., and 
Biehl 10 ppg. 

Hostetler Scores 1000th 
Career Point 

Senior Don Hostetler, Camp Hill, PA, 
scored his 1000th career point at Johns 
Hopkins University on Saturday, December 
12. Hostetler, a management major, became 
the 16th player in the history of men's basket- 
ball at LVC to reach this career milestone. 
With four games remaining in the regular 
season, Don currently ranks eighth with 1146 
points. The men's team is 7-14 overall and 3-7 
in the southwest division. 




Don Hostetler shoots a foul shot in game versus Johns 
Hopkins (Hostetler scored his 1000th career point dur- 
ing this game). 



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Classnotes 



/ ^ n Hilda Longenecker recently was 

sL J quoted by the Lebanon Daily News 
in an article concerning the tradition of 
religious camp meetings. 

MO Mae Fauth is currently traveling 
J v3 abroad on a tour of Southeast Asia. 



/OP" Bruce M. Metzger, Princeton Theo- 

J J logical School seminarian, was 
elected to membership in the American 
Philosophical Society, a Society founded by 
Benjamin Franklin that consists of over six- 
hundred persons of varied disciplines and 
professions; he also has completed his New 
Testament Trilogy by publishing The Canon 
of the New Testament. 

MQ Lloyd E. Beamesderfer is serving 
^ 3/ as chaplain of Country Meadows, 
an assisted living facility for the elderly in 
Hershey, PA. 

Robert W. Long suffered a stroke in January 
1987, but recovered in time to join a group 
tour of Spain and Portugal in May and June. 

/ /t n June E. Hollinger Meek and her 
TT ^> husband recently returned from a 
tour of the Far East, including Taiwan, Hong 
Kong, and China. 

Richard F. Seiverling of Hershey, PA helped 
organize the Fifth Annual Golden Boots 
Award Dinner last August that posthumously 
honored the 1920-1930's cowboy film star 
Tom Mix. Seiverling originated and serves as 
the general chairperson of the Annual Na- 
tional Tom Mix Festival, most recently held 
last September in Pennsylvania's Clearfield 
County. 

A/1 /| Dorothy Landis Gray recently 
TT TI presented a three-session opera 
seminar in Maryland and will teach a course 
in English diction for voice majors at the 
Catholic University of America in 
Washington, D.C. 

Bruce C. Souders, professor of humanities 
and college historian at Shenandoah College 
and Conservatory, received the 1987 Shenan- 
doah Valley Writer's Award for Literary Ex- 
cellence last May. Having finished his third 
and final year as the president of the Poetry 
Society of Virginia, Souders is preparing an 
anthology of the poetry of his late friend, Dr. 
Link, for Cherokee Press. 



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Patricia B. Souders retired after 21 
years of teaching second grade for 
the Senseny Road Elementary School in Win- 
chester, VA. 



Actuarial Science: 

A Special Program at LVC 

"An actuary is a business professional 
who uses mathematical skills to define, 
analyze and solve financial and social 
problems." This quote, from the Society of 
Actuaries/Casualty Actuarial Society 
booklet The Actuarial Profession, 
highlights two key functions of the ac- 
tuary. An actuary is a businessperson, 
usually a member of a management team, 
who uses mathematical training and ex- 
perience to solve problems. 

Professional status within the actuarial 
profession is attained through completion 
of a series of rigorous examinations ad- 
ministered by the Society of Actuaries and 
the Casualty Actuarial Society. Some of 
these exams may be completed while the 
student is in college, but most are com- 
pleted through self-study after 
employment. 

LVC has one of the premier actuarial 
science programs in the United States. The 
opportunities provided by this outstanding 
program are increasingly being recognized 
by high school guidance counselors, 
mathematics teachers and students. 

A special feature of the LVC actuarial 
science program is its existence within the 
liberal arts environment of College. The 
combination of mathematics and business 
makes the actuarial profession an exciting 
opportunity for mathematically talented 
students. 

Among the graduates of LVCs actuarial 
science program are the Chief Actuary of 
the State of Delaware, the President of 
Prudential /Sony in Japan, the President of 
Actex, the leading actuarial publishing 
house, and two partners in the Harrisburg 
pension consulting firm Conrad M. Siegel, 
Inc. Other graduates of LVC are employed 
in Philadelphia, Hartford, New York City, 
Washington, Chicago, Baltimore, and other 
locations in the East and Midwest. 



The following LVC alumni passed 
actuarial exams taken in May 1987. 
Congratulations! 
Joint Society of Actuaries and Casualty 
Actuarial Society Exams: 

Course 100 (Parti): 
Thomas X. Cowhey '86 

(PMF Philadelphia) 

Course 110 (Part 2): 
Michael J. Gillespie '86 

(Union Fidelity Trevose, PA) 
Susan T. Olinger '87 

(GIECO Washington, DC) 



Course 120 (Applied Statistics): 
James A. Bryant '86 

(MONY New York) 

Course 130 (Operations Research): 
James A. Bryant '86 
(MONY New York) 
David M. Campbell '87(Hartford Life) 

Society of Actuaries Exams: 

Course 140 (Theory of Interest): 
Theresa A. Rachuba '86 
(A&A, Baltimore, MD) 

Course 141 (EA1A) 
Frank Rhodes '83 (Conrad M. Siegel) 

Course 150 (Actuarial Mathematics) 
Julie K. Claeys '81 

(TPF&C Philadelphia) 
Theresa A. Rachuba '86 

(A&A Baltimore) 
Frank S. Rhodes '83 

(Conrad M. Siegel, Harrisburg) 

Courses 151, 160, 162, 165: 
Andrea J. Davino '81 

(Johnson & Higgins, Princeton NJ) 

Course 162: 
Scott Inners '83 

(Union Fidelity, Trevose PA) 

Part 6 Daryl L. Boltz '82 

(Monarch Life Springfield MA) 
Mark A. Lenz '73 
Cheryl D. Green '84 

(Allstate, Chicago) 
GlennA.Hafer'82 

(TPF&C, Philadelphia) 
Part 10 Brian C. Trust '83 

(USF&G Baltimore) 
Dung A. Phan'80 

(CIGNA Hartford CT) 
Vaughn W. Robbins '84 

(Hartford Life Hartford CT). 

Casualty Actuarial Society Exams: 

Part 4 Terry D. Gusler '84 

(Nationwide, Columbus, OH) 
Part 6 Karen Fuller Ayres '82 

(USIG, Morristown, NJ) 

Our apologies for the late news on the 
achievements of the above alumni. The 
most recent exam results (November) will 
appear in next issue. 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION 

Special Recognition: 

With the completion of the above ex- 
ams, Andrea Davino has earned the 
designation of Associate of the Society of 
Actuaries (ASA). 

Special Recognition: 

With the completion of the above ex- 
am, Brian Trust has earned the designa- 
tion of Fellow of the Society of Actuaries 
(FSA). 



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f A S~ Marion Himmelberger White's 
TC O company, White's Harley-Davidson 
Sales, Inc., recently received the Bar and 
Shield of Excellence Award from Harley- 
Davidson, Inc. for being the best all-around 
Harley-Davidson dealer in her district. 

/ /| n J. Ross Albert retired on September 

TX / 1, 1987 from his position as pro- 
fessor and chairperson of the department of 
music at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, 
NC. 

Paul G. Fisher retired from teaching music at 
Millersville Universitv and from conducting 
the Lancaster Pops Orchestra, an organiza- 
tion he helped found in 1982. 

f /I Q John H. Light will be retiring in 
rtO 1988 from 29 years of teaching 
mathematics at Dickinson College. 

/ £■ f\ Jack Snavely, professor of music, 

C? \J recently published an article en- 
titled "Sabbaticals in London" in the Interna- 
tional Clarinet Society Journal. 



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Dawn H. Albert retired in July, 
1986, as assistant professor for the 

department of nursing education at Atlantic 

Christian College in Wilson, NC. 

Pierce Getz has been appointed director of 
music as organist and adult choir director at 
the Market Square Presbyterian Church, 
Harrisburg, PA, a position he recently held at 
the Annville United Methodist Church. Getz 
continues as a professor of music at LVC 
where he teaches organ and directs the Con- 
cert Choir and the Alumni Chorale. 

Richard Kline and his wife, Barbara Metz- 

ger Kline, recently retired from teaching 
music in the Hempfield School District. 

/ P" ^ Ruth A. Daugherty is one of 15 
J ^ persons from around the country 
honored recently by United Methodist Com- 
munications. Daughterty completed eight 
years of "distinguished service" with the 
Commission on Communication, the 
organization's governing body. 

Josef G. Parker is world history teacher in the 
alternative education program for high- 
achieving students at Ridgewood High 
School in New Port Richey, FL. 

/ g f~ Shirley Warfel Knade is director of 
J O the Family Planning Center at 
Williamsport Hospital. She also is a member 
of the Williamsport Board of Directors, the 
Community Concert Association, the 
Williamsport Civic Choir, the Williamsport 
Music Club, the American Association of 
University Women, and the Junior Advisory 
Board . 



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Emma Elizabeth Herr has been a 
teacher at the Warwick School 
District in Pennsylvania for 29 years, has 
taught at the Grace Lutheran Church in Lan- 
caster County for 31 years, has been the 
President of the Warwick Education Associa- 
tion for two years, and plays clarinet with 
various organizations. 

Richard G. Stone, assistant professor of 
business at Franklin and Marshall College 
since 1983, and a former chairperson of the 
department of business administration at 
LVC, has been named chairperson of the 
department of business at Elizabethtown 
College. 

' C Q William J. Cowfer has been Elected 

J O Executive Presbyter of Florida, 
Presbyterian Church; as such, he is in charge 
of administration and pastoral services for all 
Presbyterian churches in Northwest Florida. 

Carroll E. Ditzler of Lebanon will be serving 
a one year term on the Dental Health and 
Health Planning Committee of the Penn- 
sylvania Dental Association. 

Michael Hottenstein recently completed a 
six-month sabbatical, during which he travel- 
ed throughout the United States visiting 
manufacturing companies venturing into 
computer-aided manufacturing technologies. 






Ned D. Heindel, H.S. Bunn Pro- 
fessor at Lehigh University in Penn- 
sylvania, has been re-elected director of the 
American Chemical Society, Region III. 



Linda Shirley Huber teaches K-8 music part- 
time at St. Vincent's Catholic School in 
Hanover, PA. 

Karl E. Moyer is professor of music at 
Millersville University, director of music at 
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in 
Lancaster, and a music critic for the Lancaster 
Newspaper. He gave an organ recital at his 
church in July, 1987, performed the closing 
recital for a conference and festival marking 
the birth anniversaries of German baroque 
composers Samuel Scheidt and Dietrich Bux- 
tehude in November, and performed at the 
Elizabeth Church of the Brethren and at 
Longwood Gardens. 

I C^C\ Philip Feather, a member of the Bar 

O \J Association, was involved with the 
Lebanon County Committee on the Bicenten- 
nial Commemoration of the Constitution of 
the United States. 

/ S~ "| Kenneth C. Hayes recently gave 

O JL lecture-presentations in Penn- 
sylvania school districts on "How to Teach 
Opera in High Schools of the USA." 

Robert Hurst chairs the department of 
psychology at Millersville University. 



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Rowland W. Barnes recently was 
sworn in as associate magistrate for 
Fulton County, GA. 



Robert Habig, after 21 years of service to the 
Duke Universitv Medical Center, was hired 
as the director of Clinical Application at In- 
strumentation Laboratory in Lexington, MA; 
also, December 31 marked the end of his first 
year as president of the American Association 
for Clinical Chemistry. 

David Harris gave several academic presenta- 
tions over the past several months dealing 
with journalism; also, his article "Silkville — 
Fourierism on the Frontier" was just 
published. 

June Ellen Lawrence is now professor of nur- 
sing at Northeast Louisiana University in 
Monroe, LA. 



'63 



Barbara Bailes received her Cer- 
tified Public Manager certificate 
from Rutgers University and the New Jersey 
Department of Personnel; she works for the 
New Jersey Department of Labor, Division of 
Vocational Rehabilitation. 

Judith Newton Brown was consecreated a 
Diaconal Minister in the United Methodist 
Church at the Virginia Annual Conference in 
June, 1987; she and her husband, Bill, are the 
first Diaconal couple in the Virginia 
Conference. 

Ralph Lehman, who left the public schools 
two years ago to become a freelance com- 
poser and arranger, recently served as the 
composer-in-residence at the 1987 summer 
Lancaster County Music Camp held at 
Elizabethtown College. One of his original 
compositions premiered at the end of the 
camp in a public concert. 

David W. Pierce, chaplain at Perry Point 
Veteran's Administration Medical Center, is 
the recipient of the Maryland State Gover- 
nor's Citation for Outstanding Services. 

/ S~ /t Sydnae M. Steinhart was ap- 
O TT pointed last September as the new 
reference/catalog librarian for Bowdoin Col- 
lege in Brunswick, ME. 



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Thomas B. Crisman has been 
named Senior Programmer at IBM 
East Fishkill, assigned to design a new pro- 
duction control system. 



Dorothy Hudson Robson played piano for 
recent performances of Oklahoma (tor which 
she also was the music director) and An 
Evening of Gershwin in Rochester, VT. 

Audrey Wahler Smith teaches kindergarten 
at Cranburv School in Cranbury, NJ. 



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f SL£L Betty Kathryn Detweiler Pickett 
O O Melchor retired after 21 years of 
teaching, the last 19 of which were spent in 
the Hershev Middle School. 

Rodney Shearer, a former chaplain at LVC, 
served as an Old Testament Scholar at the 
Mount Lebanon Campmeeting last summer. 

Daniel L. Williams, after 17 years of com- 
pany service, has been elected executive vice 
president and treasurer of Sales Corporation 
of America. 

/ /2 Q Dennis Bashore is the present sales 

O O support manager for Digital Equip- 
ment Corporation in Dallas, TX. 

Jay A. Mengel, current operations branch 
chief at Andrews AFB in Washington, D.C., 
has been promoted to lieutenant colonel. 

James R. Newcomer has been named direc- 
tor of pupil personnel services in the Quaker- 
town Community School District in Bucks 
Count v. 

/ /^ f\ Robert Unger is the vouth sports 



director for the YMCA in Decatur, 



GA. 



/ ^f\ George E. Zeiders Jr. has been ap- 
/ \J pointed district superintendent, 
Wilksboro District, Central Pennsylvania 
Conference, United Methodist Church. 

/ ^"| Linda Ammlung McAlpin is a 

/ JL private piano instructor and a 
member of the Lansdowne Symphony Or- 
chestra and Rose Vallev Orchestra. 

Susan D. Stone is the Manager of the 
Rehoboth Beach Office for the Delaware Na- 
tional Bank. 

t ^O Scott L. Aungst, a self-trained chef, 
/ £* won a national award for his 
specialty soup— Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato 
Soup. 

Richard Fowler, currently a music instructor 
in the Central Dauphin School District, Har- 
risburg, PA, will be serving as choir director 
for the Ambassadors of Music who will tour 
in China during the summer of '88. 

Judith Holt Gibney was recently named cor- 
porate secretary for Investment Value Ser- 
vices, Inc., a property evaluations business; 
she currently works out of her home via her 
home computer. 

Frank Rupp Sourbeer was elected president 
of Wilsbach Distributors, Inc. 

/^O Richard Brunner was recently pro- 
/ v3 moted to cottage supervisor at the 
Laysville Youth Development Center/ DP W. 

Stephen Cram, a pianist for the 296th Army 
Band, received the fourth award of the Army 
Achievement Medal in Japan. 



Jack Hubley was selected last August as the 
new host for WGAL-TV's "Call of the Out- 
doors"; the Sunday noon program is both the 
longest running show in the nation still re- 
taining its original sponsor and the second 
oldest outdoor show still broadcast in the 
United States. Hubley is an editor for Penn- 
sylvania Wildlife and Outdoor Digest and an 
outdoor columnist for the Lancaster Daily 
News. He also is an avid hunter and fisher- 
man, a licensed falconer, a member of many 
outdoor organizations and a photographer of 
nesting birds. 

Phil Rowland finished his sixth year as 
director of music ministries at Central 
Presbyterian Church and conducts the St. 
Louis County Community Chorus. 

Richard McCarren is now the general 
manager of the Vulcan Rivet and Bolt Cor- 
poration in Birmingham, Alabama. 

Stephen Wagner received an invitation to try 
out for the Philadelphia Eagles but missed the 
tryouts when his car broke down. 

/ ^/J Patricia J. McLaughlin, research 
/ a assistant to Dr. Ian S. Zagon at Her- 
shey Medical Center, has received her share 
of a patent for a method she helped develop 
to produce chemical agents that mav slow or 
stop the growth of cancerous tumor growth. 

Gail M. Girtch Westerhold is a substitute 
school nurse for the Dover School District in 
York County, PA. 

Melanie A. Wilson received her doctorate in 
psychology from Hahneman University. She 
plans to work at Bryn Mawr Hospital's Youth 
and Family Center as a psychologist in addi- 
tion to maintaining her own private practice. 

/ff P Thomas C. Dilworth has been pro- 
/ C/ moted to vice president and com- 
mercial loan officer in Commonwealth Na- 
tional Bank's Cumberland Valley Region. 

Howard P. Scott is in his ninth year of 
teaching in the All Saint's High School and is 
appearing in The Mystery of Edwin Drood at 
Toby's Dinner Theater in Columbia. 

Holly Whittle was named the host and data 
base interfaces documentation manager in the 
technical writing department at SAS In- 
stitute, Inc., a software research and develop- 
ment firm in North Carolina. 



'76 



David S. Ambler is an account 
manager at Union Carbide Corpor- 
ation's Eastern Region Credit Office in 
Moorestown, NJ. He, also, is working with 
Don Brogan Realtors. His accomplishments 
were recently noted in Who's Wlio in Finance 
and Industry. 

Timothy L. Reese is the manager of the new 
25,000-seat assembly center and arena at the 
University of Tennessee in Knoxville. 



f WJ TJ Robert Seitz Frey and Nancy 
/ / Thompson-Frey published a non- 
fiction book entitled The Silent and the 
Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and 
the Lynching of Leo Frank which was re- 
leased in January to coincide with NBC's 
mini-series "The Murder of Mary Phagan." 
Since the release, Nancy appeared locally in a 
news interview on WGAL-TV, Lancaster, and 
Bob appeared nationally in an interview on 
NBC's Today Show. In addition, the Frey's 
celebrated the birth of a son, Jeremiah Daniel, 
on September 30, 1986. 

Captain John J. Harvey was designated a 
naval aviator and received the "Wings of 
Gold" last summer; his training included 
basic engineering studies and extensive air- 
craft navigational experience. 

/ ^Q Rick Coleman is a sales represen- 

/ O tative for Steiner Studios, Annville, 
PA. 

f ^Q Barbara Jones Denison has ac- 

/ V cepted the position of executive 

secretary of the Association for the Sociology 

of Religion, an international academic society. 

Pamela Frantz Emery, a veteran french horn- 
ist for the Lancaster Symphony, is also a 
member of the Brassworks quintet; the group 
recently placed among the finalists in the 
Rafael Mendez Brass Quintet Competition in 
Baltimore, MD 

Anne Elizabeth Fluck recently received her 
master's degree from LaSalle University. 

Collins Mikesell is a computer analyst at 
Phillips-Van Heusen Corp., NJ; he actively 
performs vocal recitals and has sung with the 
First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, the New 
York City Opera Associate Chorus, and the 
New Jersey State Opera Chorus for produc- 
tions of Mefistofeles and Otello. 

Diane Carroll Pugh is a hospital services 
specialist with the American Red Cross. 

/ Q f\ Michael Kohler was guest soloist 

O \J for a benefit concert held at First 
United Methodist Church, Palmyra, in 
November. Proceeds of the concert went 
toward a school renovation project in Belize, 
Central America. 

Anne E. Opfer works at the Harford Com- 
munity College and is a writing program in- 
structor for the Army. Additionally, she is an 
APG player, a member of a Rehoboth Welsh 
Choir, a Sunday school teacher, and a score- 
keeper for staff softball games. 

Kate G. Felix, having completed the master 
of nursing degree with a major in nursing 
administration at the University of 
Washington, is now the nurse coordinator for 
a 19-bed unit at Straub Clinic & Hospital in 
Honolulu, HI. 



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Peter Gower is the trade manager in Latin 
America for the Pennsylvania State Bureau of 
International Commerce. On a recent stint, 
Peter escorted Latin American businessper- 
sons through Hershey Foods. The visitors 
met hosts and presenters— aE LVC graduates: 
Christine Walborn '74, S. Douglas Demuth 
'77, and Martin L. Gluntz '53. 

Charles R. Mershon, M.D., has started a 
new family practice partnership, Cornerstone 
Family Health Associates, in Lititz. 

Sarah Strickland Mershon is the office 
manager for her husband's family practice. 

Scott D. Snyder has been assigned to the staff 
of the Tripler Army Medical Center in 
Honolulu, HI after having completed his 
Emergency Medicine Residency at Madigan 
Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. 

/ Q •"■ Stephen R. Angeli received his 

O JL doctorate in polymer chemistry at 
Penn State University in December 1986. He 
works as a product development scientist 
with General Electric Plastics Group. 

David Lee Godshall is the officer processing 
supervisor for the Navy Recruiting District, 
Harrisburg, PA. Additionally, he plays tenor 
sax in the new Buzz Jones Band and co- 
principal clarinet in the Harrisburg Concert 
Band. 

Daniel W. Koon is an assistant professor of 
physics at St. Lawrence University in New 
York; recently, he completed his doctoral 
thesis in experimental solid-state physics at 
the University of Rochester. 

Brian Edward McSweeney received his 
master's degree in computer science from 
Johns Hopkins University and works as a 
programmer analyst for the Defense 
Department. 

Barbara Cooper Patterson is the band direc- 
tor and music instructor at the John Carroll 
School in Maryland; her award-winning 
marching band has performed for President 
Reagan and performed in London's New 
Year's Day Parade. 

James G. Miserere serves as systems soft- 
ware manager of the nationwide digital 
systems of Mercedes-Benz of North America 
Data Center. 

Mary E. Roberts is the program supervisor 
for Project Bridge House at the Methodist 
Home for Children in Philadelphia; the pro- 
ject is designed to aid homeless mothers aged 
18-21, and is the only service of its kind in 
the state. (Any inquiries may be directed to 
Mary at (215) 627-0399. 

Jill A. Shaffer, Miss Pennsylvania 1981, is 
now the assistant director of merchandising 
and marketing for Uni-Marts, Inc., a conve- 



nience store chain based in State College, PA; 
her hobbies include pageant judging, runn- 
ing, and aerobics. 

Darlene J. Sitler, a french horn player for the 
Wellsville, New York Performing Arts Or- 
chestra and the Bent Brass Classical Ensem- 
ble, has received the "Excellence in Teaching" 
Award and a $400 grant from the Northern 
Potter Children's School in Ulysses where she 
teaches music. 

Kimberly A. Wright was promoted to assis- 
tant vice president in the international depart- 
ment of Meridian Bank's Lancaster office. 

/ Q ^ Jonathan Raymond Birbeck recent- 
O *■ ly received his juris doctorate from 
Dickinson Law School. At Dickinson he was 
senior staff member of the Appellate Moot 
Court Board. 

Karen McHennry Gluntz is the director of 
development at the Pennsylvania State 
University Capitol College in Harrisburg. 

W. Philip Holzman has been certified as a 
lay professional leader bv the Lutheran 
Church of America; he serves as director of 
music and Christian education for St. John's 
Lutheran Church in Reading, PA. 

Kathleen Baum Keough recently received her 
juris doctorate from Dickinson Law School. 

Kimberly Haunton McSweeney is a vocal 
music teacher in Prince Georges County, MD. 

Onno Robert Prinsen is a field sales 
representative in the Allentown area for The 
Hershey Chocolate Company. 

/QO Claude William Deitzler Jr. is a 
O sj certified management accountant 
and is employed by Armstrong World In- 
dustries, Inc. as a staff auditor. 

Rajan Kanitkar received a bachelor's degree 
in computer & systems engineering from 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is a com- 
puter programmer with IBM Corporation in 
Owego, NY. 

Stephen J. Kipp is pursuing a master's 
degree in science education at Georgia 
Southern College. 

Thomas Myers has been named an associate 
of the Society of Actuaries and continues as a 
senior actuarial associate with Prudential Pro- 
perty and Casualty Insurance Company in 
Holmdel, NJ. 

Richard Saltzer is a senior treasury analyst 
for Deutsche Bank in New York, NY. 

Bradley A. Shatinsky was promoted to the 
rank of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper 
and is currently stationed at PSP Mansfield 
Station in Mansfield, PA. 



Brian Trust has been elected assistant actuary 
of the United States Fidelity & Guaranty Life 
Company (USF&G). Prior to joining USF&G, 
he was an actuarial assistant with Aetna Life 
and Casualty in Hartford, CT. Trust is a 
fellow of the Society of Actuaries and is a 
member of the American Academy of 
Actuaries. 

Barbara Horning Weaver received her master 
of arts degree from LaSalle University in 
May, 1987. She is a senior case worker for the 
Lancaster County Children /Youth Agency. 

/ Q A Mary Jean Bishop is LVCs new 
O ^ director of alumni services and 
parent's programs. She also is completing 
work for her master's degree in English 
literature at Millersville University. 

Catherine Conner works as an actuarial 
analyst at Alexander and Alexander, Inc. in 
Baltimore, MD. 

John A. Dayton recently was promoted to 
first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was 
awarded the Expert Infantry Badge. He is 
stationed in Boeblingen, West Germany 
Michelle Smith Dayton is the family child 
care program manager for the Boeblinger- 
Sindelfingen Military Community in Boebl- 
ingen, West Germany. 

Carol Denison received her reading specialist 
certificate and is now teaching 8th grade at 
the James H. Rowland Intermediate School, 
Harrisburg. 

Laura M. Augustin Kipp teaches first grade 
at Ballard School in Glynn County, GA. 

Cynthia L. Nolt began a two-year Mennonite 
Central Committee assignment in 
Washington, DC, where she will be working 
with the MCC U.S. Washington Office as a 
legislative research assistant. 

Nancy Scheid is currently the coordinator for 
Project Canopies for the Child Abuse Net- 
work News, a publication of CARECO, Inc. 

' Q C Kitty Yorty Thach resigned as 
O C? LVCs director of alumni services 
and parent's programs to transfer with her 
husband to Greensboro, NC. She is looking 
for another position in institutional advance- 
ment. Best of luck, Kitty! 

f Q SI Jeffrey A. Beatty is a staff field 



Inc. 



engineer/systems support for AMP, 



Melody L. Chadwick is an accountant for the 
Commonwealth Communications Services in 
Harrisburg, PA. 

Blaik J. Westhoff was appointed associate 
pastor at Community United Methodist 
Church in Dayton, OH. For his achievement 
as a Junior Seminarian, Blaik was the reci- 
pient of the Lubrizol Award last May. 



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Marriages 



1972 

Becky Diane Huber to Frank S. Davidowski 

on June 27, 1987. 

1976 

Braxton O. Brittain to Mary Pat Ward on 

June 20, 1987. 

1978 

Jeanette Mae Noll to Michael S. Gruberkjn 
August 8, 1987. 
1979 

Clara Walton to Brian Welch on July 15, 1986. 
John J. Uhl to LuAnn Marie Kohler on 
November 21, 1987 
1980 

John Boag to Jennifer Hall in summer 1987. 
Nancy E. Gyger to Raymond K. Bruner on 
June 20, 1987. 
1981 

Joseph R. Gebhard to Diane Lehr on August 
22, 1987. 

Mark A. Tibbitts to Erika C. Fairlamb '80 
on November 14, 1987. 
1983 

Rajan and Jvoti Kanitkar on August 15, 1986. 
Robert E. Lemke to Carol Cammarata on Oc- 
tober 10, 1987. 

Tina Marie Liek to Rev. William K. Rockwell 
on May 30, 1987. 
1984 

James C. Budd to Wendy L. Kahn '85 on 
May 18, 1985. 

David P. Gehret to Patricia A. Creasy '86 on 
August 22, 1987. 

Laurie Anne O'Brien to Kurt D. Musselman 
on July 18, 1987. 

Fred Siebecker, III to Susan Fay Fink on 
November 28, 1987. 

M. Frederick Wagner to Bethanie Susan 
Russell on August 22, 1987. 
Michele E. Gawel to Nicholas Verratti '85 on 
June 27, 1987. 

Lisa M. Meyer to Lee Price on October 17, 
1987. 

Michele M. Midlick to Russell D. Laucks 
'87 on August 8, 1987. 
1985 

Gregory P. Buck to Cynthia I. Eckert on 
April 19, 1986. 

Robert A. DiRico to Wendy Sue Carter on 
July 18, 1987. 
1986 

Kathryn L. Bell to Timothy P. Robison on 
August 1, 1987. 

Cora A. Bretz to John W. Shenk on May 16, 
1987. 

Audrey Beth Edris to William S. Geissel on 
August 29, 1987. 

Leslye S. Paillex to Lt. Michael Di Lullo on 
July 5, 1987. 

1987 

Kathy Kaiss to James Davis on March 28, 

1987. 

Betsy E. Martin to William Harry Bruaw. 

Marguerite Salam to M. Anthony Kapolka, 

IH on August 1, 1987. 

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Births 



1963 

To Nancy Bishop and Barry Bishop, a 

daughter, Amy Jo, on August 8, 1987. 

1971 

To Barbara Asplund Burgess and David A. 
Burgess, a daughter, Kara Leigh, on April 17, 
1987. 
1973 

To Kathie Aston Bisking and Mr. Bisking, a 
daughter, Lindsay Ann, in January, 1987. 
1974 

To Maureen Lewis Buckfelder and John J. 
Buckfelder, III '73, a daughter, Diana 
Michelle, on July 24, 1987. 
To Kimberly Shetron Chestnut and Claude 
E. Chestnut, a daughter, Amanda Teal, on 
June 8, 1985. 
1976 

To Wendy Sost Hawes and Wayne A. Hawes 
'77, a second son, Kyle Allen, on September 
28, 1987. 
1977 

To Nancy Thompson Frey and Robert S. 
Frey, a son, Jeremiah Daniel, on September 
30, 1986. 

To Carey Deimer Kendall and Barry S. Ken- 
dall, a son, David Barry, on February 2, 1986. 
To Lori Wright Lutter and Timothy A. Lutter, 
a daughter, Michelle Marie, on October 15, 
1987. 

To Susan Reisinger and Gene W. Reisinger, a 
son, Hans Dean, on April 6, 1987. 
1979 

To Suzanne Caldwell Riehl and Jeffrey S. 
Reihl '83, a daughter, Emily Elizabeth, on 
June 16, 1987. 
1981 

To Deborah Reimer Fullam and Walter F. 
Fullam '80, a son, Christopher Francis, on 
August 24, 1987. 

To Christina Ann Therrien Roehl and James 
S. Roehl, a son, David Stirling, on May 14, 
1986. 
1982 

To Valerie Lanik Angeli and Stephen R. 
Angeli '81, a daughter, Nicole Francis , on 
November 26, 1986. 

To Tavebeh B. Hogan and Robert P. Hogan, a 
daughter, Carolyn, on January 28, 1987. 
1983 

To Victoria King Holzman and W. Philip 
Holzman '82, a daughter, Allison Nicole, on 
May 7, 1987. 

To Suzanne Marie Sofranko Schaeffer and 
Lee A. Schaeffer, a son, Jarrod Lee, on 
December 3, 1986. 
1984 

To Jill Trostle Wenrich and George Wenrich, 
II a daughter, Christa Elise, on May 27, 1987. 
1985 

To Wendy Kahn Budd and James Budd '84, 
a daughter, Nicole Christine, on July 21, 1986. 



Memoriam 



1913 

Edith Lehman Arndt Bartlett, on August 11, 

1987. 

1917 

Ruth Huber Aishe, on April 20, 1987. 

1918 

Ada Beidler Bull, on August 17, 1987, The 

Homestead, Willow Grove, PA. 

1919 

Kathryn Gingrich Richard, on November 19, 

1986. 

1922 

Effie M. Hibbs, on July 22, 1987, Spring 

House Estates, PA. 

1924 

Kathrine Balsbaugh Lackey, on May 7, 1987. 

El wood C. Stabley, on November 12, 1987. 

1925 

Israel B. Earley, on November 4, 1987, 

Palmyra, PA. 

1926 

A. Esther Shenk on October 17, 1987, Derry 

Township, PA. 

Sara Wieder Rizzo, on February 4, 1987. 

Dr. Herbert B. Zechman, on June 30, 1987. 

1928 

Dr. J. Bruce Behney, on August 18, 1987, at 

Otterbein Home in Davton, OH. 

Henry A. Kohler, on May 15, 1987, in Quin- 

cy, PA. 

1930 

Louise Boughter Bennett, on August 24, 

1987, at Farhney Keedy Memorial Home, 

Hvattsville, MD. 

1933 

William Barnes, on July 14, 1987. 

Miriam Silvius Briggman 

J. Edward Hiller, on August 19, 1987. 

1934 

Miriam Book Decker 
Raymond B. Johnson 
Dorothy Ely Thomas 
1936 

Robert J. Sausser, on October 16, 1987. 
1937 

John A. Bollman, on August 27, 1987, New 
Smyrna Beach, FL. 
1941 

Fred E. Bosnyak, on January 3, 1986, in Mid- 
dletown, PA. 
1948 

Sara Zellers Russell, on April 25, 1986, Lan- 
caster, PA. 
1949 

William T. Conway, on August 30, 1987, Her- 
shey, PA. 
Charles K. Greenawalt 

1970 

Michael R. Burns, on August 21, 1987, in St. 

Louis, MO. 



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One of Our Nation's Best 

According to an article entitled "Get- 
ting High On Study" in the October 26, 
1987 issue of U.S. News & World 
Report, Lebanon Valley College ranks 
among the 125 best liberal arts colleges 
in the country. 

The article, based on a survey con- 
ducted with college presidents, stated, 
"the 125 schools making up this 
category in the U.S. News survey offer 
small classes with lots of individual at- 
tention, a first-rate faculty committed to 
teaching undergraduates, plus an 
unswerving belief that courses in the 
arts, sciences and humanities best 
prepare students for life— and work." 



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