Kelly Krieble ’86, assistant professor of physics,
attended the summer meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers, August
6-11 at the University of Utah. He went to workshops, chaired a paper session,
and served as the Central Pennsylvania section’s representative.
Btw, Kelly was
spotted recently in a B-101 T-shirt, which he won for correctly answering a question
in a Fleetwood Mac trivia contest at the rock group’s concert last year at First
Union Center in Philadelphia.
Not only did Carol Traupman- Carr ’86 complete arrangements
of “Loch Lomond” and “Greensleeves” for
the Mainstreet Brass, as reported in the August 23 InCommon; but she also transcribed
her favorite march, “Americans We,” by Henry Fillmore. (“You have to be a trumpet
player to really appreciate this one,” she says.)
In addition, she worked for the
first time with the Silver and Brass Trombone Quartet, creating an arrangement
Star.” The quartet was founded by Jon Conrad ’82, the College’s director of human
resources. Jon also plays trombone in the Allentown Municipal Band, led by Ron
artist-lecturer in music (tuba).
Dana Dunn, professor of psychology, went to the
American Psychological Association’s 113th annual meeting, August 18-21 in Washington,
D.C., where he was all over the place:
• He participated in two symposia, presenting
at “Developing the Craft of Student Writing” and “Educational Assessment in 2015.”
chair of the 2005 G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series, he introduced speakers Barbara
Fredrickson, University of Michigan, and William Buskist, Auburn University.
attended executive committee meetings of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
Art Lyons, professor of psychology, also attended the APA meeting
as a member of its governing body, the Council of Representatives. Among other
matters, the council discussed its ethics in regard to national security, especially
at the role psychologists play in interrogation of detainees.
field coordinator for the Department of Education, was a worker bee for the Pennsylvania
DOE in the spring. In addition to activities reported in the April 26 InCommon:
• She was on the state DOE’s Bureau
of Special Education Compliance monitoring team in the Pocono Mountain School District,
• She networked at the Instructional Support networking meeting, May 9 at
Intermediate Unit 20.
• She participated in the Higher Education Inclusive Practices
networking videoconference, May 19 in King of Prussia. The conference centered on
the Gaskin Settlement Agreement to build a network of expertise and commitment to
Sean Tallarico, director of campus safety, received an Impact
Award from Priscilla Payne Hurd, chair of the Board of
Trustees, over the summer.
What’s in a Name?
Trying to send an e-mail to Brynn Saltzer ’04, assistant director
of development? Brynn and Jon Buskirk ’03 were married August 6 at Blue Mountain
Ski Lodge, and she now goes by Brynn Ritchey Buskirk.
officer David Weber and his wife, Amy, welcomed
Samuel Bruce Weber on August 16, about a month earlier than expected. Dave says
the baseball movie The Natural was on the television in the labor suite, and Sam
emerged just as Roy Hobbs (Robert Redford) whacked the ball for a home run, sending
it into the stadium lights, which explode in showers of sparks. Proud Pop thinks
this may be an omen for Sam’s future career.