Gaudeamus

Phyllis Walsh, community service coordinator, has been named one of three Women of the Year by the YWCA of Bethlehem. They will be feted at a dinner March 20 at the Radisson Hotel Bethlehem. Walsh learned of the honor January 28 when a group of YWCA reps showed up in her office with a bouquet of roses. Walsh has been a president of the Volunteer Center, a board member of Musikfest, a driver for Meals on Wheels, and an active member of Wesley Methodist Church. She manages the Learning Connection (TLC), a program that pairs Moravian students with at-risk schoolchildren.

HUB director Ann Claussen has been elected to the board of the Association of College Unions International, a 900-member organization founded in 1914.

Doris Schattschneider, professor of mathematics, has turned her article, “The many faces of symmetry in the work of M. C. Escher,” into a chapter of Symmetry 2000, edited by Istvan Hargittai and Torvard C. Laurent. The two-volume book, published by Portland Press, grew out of an interdisciplinary congress in Stockholm in September 2000, sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.

Dana S. Dunn, associate professor of psychology, was the external reviewer of curriculum changes for the psychology department at the College of Wooster in Ohio. He and William Graziano, professor of psychology at Texas A&M University, spent February 10-11 at the college assessing its program and facilities. They are reviewers for the American Psychological Association’s cooperative program with the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

That well-conditioned gent featured February 8 in the “Change of Heart” fitness series in the Morning Call was the Rev. William Falla, pastor of St. John’s United Church of Christ Mickleys in Whitehall, adjunct faculty member at Moravian Theological Seminary, and husband of College librarian Bonnie Jean Falla.

Lucy McCammon, assistant professor and chair of the sociology department, and 15 of her students were honored February 8 by the Lehigh County juvenile probation department and the IMPACT Project, for their work with young people under probation supervision. McCammon received a meritorious service award for launching a tutoring and mentoring program that has since been adopted by Lehigh-Carbon Community College and others.

Transition

Richmond Johnson, a founding member of the psychology department, died February 6 in Florida. In addition to teaching, he was dean of students for some years, and he founded the Biofeedback Society of the Lehigh Valley. According to Art Lyons: “He also was an accomplished artist and offered a number of January-term courses that focused on the psychological aspects of the creation of original art work.”

Feburary 26, 2002

Preaching to the Choir
Theologian Martin Marty to deliver the 2002 Weber Memorial Lectures in pastoral ministry.
A Musical Offering
Midwestern and Southeastern Historical Keyboard Societies to meet March 7-9 at Moravian.
The Guest Book
Photos of recent visitors to campus, including State Senator Lisa Boscola (speaking to School of Nursing forum) and Ambassador of the Czech Republic Martin Palous.
Gaudeamus
Faculty/staff honors, activities and achievements.
Datebook
Campus calendar of events.
Seen These Around?
Billboard and print ad campaign by PenTeleData spotlighting its relationship with Moravian.