Welcome Aboard!

Beth Gotwals, assistant professor of nursing and community health. Beth received her B.S.N. from Bloomsburg University and her M.S.N. from DeSales University. She has been a hospice manager and a home-care coordinator. Most recently she worked for LifeQuest Home Care and as an adjunct at Cedar Crest College.

Fernando César Rivera-Díaz, visiting instructor of Spanish, taking the place of Mildred Rivera-Martínez, who is on leave of absence. A native of Peru, Fernando speaks Spanish, English, and some French, and reads basic Quechua (the language of the Incas). Now working on a doctorate at Princeton University, he has a bachiller and a licenciado (teaching proficiency) in literature and linguistics from the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín in Arequipa, Peru, as well as a magister (master’s-level study) in Peruvian and Latin American literature from the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos in Lima. He’s writing a dissertation on El zorro de arriba y el zorro de abajo by the Peruvian novelist José María Arguedas (1911-69), a passionate defender of the Incas’ right to conserve their native language and culture. He also writes fiction.

Grace Ji-Sun Kim, assistant professor of theology, Moravian Theological Seminary. M.D. with honors and Ph.D. in systematic theology, University of Toronto. Her dissertation, The Grace of Sophia, has been published by Pilgrim Press. She is a referee for the peer-reviewed Journal of Religion and Popular Culture and serves on the steering committee for the Asian North American Religions, Cultures, and Society Group of the American Academy of Religion. Grace has been astudent missionary in India, a chaplain, a director of Christian education, and a director of youth ministry. She has just completed a six-year term on the committee on doctrine for the Presbyterian Church in Canada. Born in Korea, she came to Canada with her family at the age of 5.

May 11, 2004

Caps and Gowns:
Commencement schedule, speakers, etc.

Medal Work:
Moravian wins bronze medal for admissions publications from CASE.

Into the World:
Graduating children (and others) of Moravian faculty and staff.

Perfect Pitch:
Softball team goes to World Series of NCAA Division III.

Datebook:
Campus calendar.
Welcome Aboard!:
More new faculty and staff.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student accomplishments.