Charlotte Rappe Zales, associate professor of education,
attended the American Educational Research Association
meeting, April 12-16 in San Diego, where she presented
a paper, “Bioinformatics
Initiative for High School Women,” for the Division of Learning
and Instruction. It described the outcomes of a five-week
summer program in bioinformatics that she conducted with
Sister Susan Cronin of Immaculata
John D. Rossi III ’97 (M.B.A.), assistant professor of accounting,
attended the American Accounting Association’s Southeast regional
meeting, April 1-3 in Lexington, Kentucky; its Northeast regional meeting,
April 29-May 1, Albany, New York; and its Ohio regional meeting, May
6-8 in Akron. At the Southeast meeting, he gave a research paper called “A
Study of SAB-101 Revenue Recognition Rules.” At the Northeast meeting,
his paper was “An Examination of Alternative Financial Reporting
Methods.” And at the Ohio meeting, he gave a presentation called “A
Real-World Application of Investment Theory.”
One of John’s students, Kristen Cianfichi ’05, Warrington,
won first place in the student manuscript competition of the Pennsylvania
Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This year’s topic was “Being
the Best in Business,” and the judges were members of the Pennsylvania
CPA Journal editorial board. When the news came, Kristen was on the road
with the Moravian softball team, traveling to the NCAA Division III championships.
Clarke Chapman, professor of religion, has published “ ‘I
Recognize Religion . . .’: Terrorism and Pastoral Theology,” in
the spring issue of Quarterly Review: A Journal for Theological Resources
in Ministry. “The attacks of 9/11 demonstrate the potential dark side of
religion,” he says, “yet the various analyses of religious
terrorism remain on the surface level of ethics and public
believes a religious reformation is needed, after the model
offered by the activist pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
Janet Sipple, professor and dean of nursing, finds herself
at St. Luke’s Hospital almost non-stop these days. That’s
because Marcia Cook Love, the curriculum coordinator of the (two-year)
diploma program at the hospital, has been deployed to Iraq.
In other nursing news, Britta Jacobson ’05, Sister Bay, Wisconsin;
Jennifer Malloy ’05, Orwigsburg; Lauren
Rozzelle ’06, Basking
Ridge, New Jersey; and Alison Snyder ’05, Bethlehem, spent May
term at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba, Queensland,
Australia. Maryellen Dye, assistant professor of nursing, was their faculty
Diane White Husic will become professor of biology and
chair of the Biology Department. A biochemist by training,
Diane has taught chemistry
and biochemistry st East Stroudsburg University since 1988
and chaired the chemistry department since 2002. Her B.S.
is from Northern Michigan
University and her Ph.D. from Michigan State University.
Diane is an advocate of women’s athletics and has published articles
in this field as well as science. |
William Kleintop joins the Division of Continuing and Graduate
Studies as associate dean for business and management programs, starting
July 1. Bill is a Muhlenberg grad with an M.P.A. in local government
administration from Penn State and a Ph.D. in business administration
from Temple University. He taught at Seton Hall University in its Graduate
Department of Public and Healthcare Administration until 2001 and continues
to teach in its online Master of Healthcare Administration program. He
is currently an independent consultant in technology and management.
John Rossi, assistant professor of accounting, and Diane
professor of art history and director of Payne Gallery, have received
tenure. Diane Husic (above) was granted tenure as part of her faculty
Just as Commencement commenced, Limarie León,
administrative assistant for the School of Nursing, exchanged rings
with Daniel Bernhard.
They honeymooned on a cruise to the Bahamas.
Assistant football coach Jeffrey Pukszyn ’98 and assistant softball
coach Erin Kelly tied the knot May 29.
A Belated Baby
The eagle eye of InCommon occasionally closes, and it
certainly did with regard to Keri Neidig’s baby. Keri, an assistant director
of financial aid, and her husband, Eric, brought forth Luke
Matthew Neidig on January 24. “He’s such a happy little guy!” Keri
A Death in the
We extend condolences to Eva Heisler, the business office assistant
with whom most faculty interact, on the death of her husband, Don, on
May 11. Eva suggests that memorial contributions be made to the American
Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
springs a surprise lunch on Marge Holland
for her 25th anniversary as server in
the Laros Room.
Liebhaber's house burns down, but the
whole family is safe.
Degrees of Separation
Bill Kleintop, new assistant dean for CGS, comes from a cadet branch of
the Moravian Kleintops.
Impact awards are given to faculty and
news of Moravian faculty/staff graduates.
of campus events.
staff and student accomplishments.