Joel Wingard, professor
of English, attended the annual meeting of the Council
of Writing Program Administrators, July 15-18 at the University
of Delaware. As a member of the WPA Network for Media Action,
he will help draft news releases on anti-plagiarism efforts
Dorothy Glew, coordinator
of information literacy, Reeves Library, attended the annual
Workshop on Instruction in Library Use, June 14-16 at the
University of Victoria, British Columbia. It surveyed best
practices in pedagogy, student learning, assessment, and
implementation of information literacy programs.
John Black, incoming faculty
member in English, defended his dissertation at the University
of North Carolina in early July and is an official Ph.D.,
which also makes him an assistant professor. Ditto for
Lisa Cave, incoming faculty in economics and business,
who defended her dissertation in economics at the University
of Kentucky. Lisa will be teaching many of the courses
on the policy side of the new program in environmental
Joel Nathan Rosen, new assistant
professor of sociology, has published “Self-Concept
and the Discussion of Youth Sport: A Critique” in
the June Journal of Mundane Behavior.
Jennifer Creamer, director
of international studies, who had to put a bunch of minuscule
corrections into her dissertation, did so and now also
is an official Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.
Glen Stoudt ’73, ’77
(M.Div.) joined Moravian Theological Seminary in July as
assistant professor of pastoral theology. He also has a
D.Min. from McCormick Theological Seminary. Glen has spent
most of his career as a pastor in Canada.
Brynn Saltzer ’04
is the new assistant director for annual giving in the
Development Office. As Paul Acampora,
director of development, wrote: “Brynn graduated
magna cum laude from one of the finest small liberal arts
colleges in the nation.” Brynn succeeds Penni
Zimmerman, now assistant director of alumni relations.
She will oversee phonathon and direct-mail programs and
has a special interest in increasing young alumni participation,
since she is one of those young alums.
James Johnson will not return
for a second year as visiting assistant professor of history.
He cites family and health reasons.
Dawn Walck, a longtime adjunct
in Spanish, has been hired away by another college.
Susan De Santo-Madeya, associate
professor of nursing, has left the School of Nursing to
join the nursing faculty of the University of Massachusetts
Marilyn Ramsey, assistant
director of admissions, left in July to get ready to go
back to school. She is studying for a master’s degree
in psychology at Villanova University.
In mid-July, Lane Wilder,
director of foundation relations in the Development Office,
welcomed Jin Yi, a very young lady from Korea, into her
family. The other members are Cliff Kussmaul,
Lane’s spouse, who has taught computer science at
Moravian and is now at Muhlenberg College, and their son
The development staff was of two minds about
it. “We have been in denial,” said Paul
Acampora. “The corollary to Jin Yi’s
arrival is Lane’s departure to become a full-time
Christine Rander ’89,
assistant director of career development, and her husband,
Erik, became parents for the third time July 24 when Jeffrey
Daniel joined sisters Megan and Sarah.
Carol Traupman-Carr ’86,
associate dean for academic affairs, and her husband, David
Carr, welcomed Allison Rose in a hurry
on August 5. Carol went to the hospital at 2:00 a.m., and
Allison showed up at 4:00 a.m. Her big brother is Andrew,
In-Chi Chow Rivera, executive
secretary for the Office of Student Affairs, and her husband,
Peter Rivera, have a new son, Victor Chiang Rivera,
born August 3. He already has a big sister, Sophia. While
In-Chi is on maternity leave, her sub is Deb Tallarico.
Ann Stehney, vice president
for planning and research, married Phil Heyman, a lawyer
from New Jersey, in a quiet ceremony August 2.
the Road to Recovery
Sandy Fluck, education,
and Jean Kim, Seminary, each broke an
ankle over the summer and are hobbling with the aid of
Diane Radycki, director
of Payne Gallery, has made amazing progress since being
hit by a police car in South Bethlehem in May.
Sean Tallarico, director
of campus safety, won a president’s award from Northeast
Colleges and Universities Security Association, the professional
organization for campus cops in this area. This year, the
award was renamed for the late Michael Callahan of Bentley
College, who was president of NECUSA for only a month when
he died unexpectedly in 1998. Sean took over his term and
then was elected to a second term. He introduced the new
name for the award at NECUSA’s summer meeting and
then was mightily surprised to be recalled to the stage
to receive it.
helps students register to vote.
atop Comenius, he surveys campus.
Of three Olympic hopefuls from the College, two
were just shy of qualifying for Athens and the
third had a middling day with the javelin.
damp Moravians run a relay for the Red Cross.
corrections to July issue.
bumper crop of longevity, topped by Bettie Smolansky
with 40 years at Moravian.