Bob Brill, associate professor of psychology, accompanied 12 students
who presented their research projects at the 20th LVAIC Undergraduate Psychology
Conference, April 30 at Cedar Crest College. Bob moderated a session on gender
and social cognition. Student participants were: Jessica Barkhausen ’07, Lindsay
Bartlett ’07, Wesley Bush ’06,
Jenna Coxe ’06, Laura DeValdenebro ’06, Pamela
Fitzgerald ’07, Christina Fleck ’07,
Eric Kratz ’07, Gerald McGlinn ’06, Colleen
Minnich ’07, Laura Sahlender ’07, and
Amber Wilson ’07.
John D. Rossi III ’97 (M.B.A.), assistant professor of accounting,
attended the 2005 Southeast regional meeting of the American Accounting Association,
April 21-23 in Charlotte, North Carolina. He presented a paper called “A Real-World
Application of Investment Theory.” He then attended the Ohio regional meeting of
the association, April 28-30 in Columbus, Ohio, to present a paper on “Revenue Recognition
Six brave souls volunteered to be facilitators at Moravian’s first
LeaderShape Institute, May 9-13 at Mount Bethel Conference Center in Tuscarora. There
they assisted two LeaderShape professionals to provide support for 65 student participants.
These are their names; let them never be forgot: John Black, assistant professor
of English; Warren Hilton, director of the Career Center; Wayne
chaplain; Kelly Krieble, assistant professor of physics; Joanne
professor of French; and Penni Zimmerman, Alumni House.
Gary Olson, professor of
political science and chair of the department, wrote an op-ed piece for the
Morning Call on the role of the liberal arts college. It ran Sunday, May 15, the
day after Commencement. And Shalahudin Kafrawi, assistant professor of philosophy
and religion, published an explanation of the outrage in the Islamic world over
that a Q’ran had been debased in the prison at Guantánamo Bay. It ran May 20.
Alumni Association has awarded its Medallion of Merit to Connie Stirling
a hardworking supporter of the College in money, time, and dedication. Connie has
been a member of the Alumni Association’s board since 1994. A resident of the Chicago
area, she also is involved with the Chicago Art Institute, Children’s Hospital, and
The list of promoted faculty in the May 17 issue of InCommon omitted Deborah
Appler, who is now an associate professor at the Seminary.
Errare Humanum Est
Clarke Chapman, professor
of religion, is in the second year of a two-year phased retirement and will
retire at the end of the 2005-06 academic year.
Ronald Demkee, artist-lecturer
in music, conducts the Allentown Band, not the Allentown Municipal Band. P.S.
Nice picture of Ron on the May 22 local front of the Morning Call, conducting the
side-by-side concert of the Allentown Symphony and local high school musicians.
The dissertation of Barbara
professor of music and director of the music education program, received a complimentary
review in the current Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education.
It was described as “a substantive addition to research pertaining to the student-teaching
Barbara’s piano fingers are in good shape, too. She accompanied Nora
Suggs, artist lecturer in music (flute), at the April 28 Arts Ovation celebration
in Allentown. The next evening, she performed on the student/faculty composers
concert, playing a two-piano work by a student with Debra Torok, artist-lecturer
in music (piano), and a vocal work by Larry Lipkis, professor of music, with Yvonne
Robinson, artist-lecturer in music (voice).
Barbara also attended the Pennsylvania
Music Educators Association conference, April 28-May 1 in Hershey. So did Hilde
Binford, assistant professor of music; Paula Zerkle,
associate professor of music and chair of the department; and Neil
Wetzel, director of jazz studies. All
the juniors in music education helped set up, take down, and person the Moravian
booth. They were Keith LaBar, Nathaniel Kirby, Andy
Drago, Crystal Mannara, Candy
Geary, Christa Speck, the Jennifers Hoose, Davenport,
and Kahl, and Jessica
photos of faculty/staff offspring and of Erin Kratzer, cheerleading coach
who earned her M.Ed.
for Morris Bader, professor of chemistry emeritus, and notice of memorial
sets many records this season.
list of faculty/staff offspring.