The guys of MainStreet Brass Quintet liked
the first arrangements done for them by Carol Traupman-Carr ’86,
associate dean of academic affairs and former chair of
the Music Department.
So they asked her to do two more. The first, Palestrina’s
hymn “The Strife Is O’er,” is for a planned
CD of Easter music. The second is Carol’s own take
on “The Wassail Song,” which she has subtitled “Too
Much Wass-Ale.” In it, an inebriated horn player tries
to join a group of carolers, but he keeps offering the wrong
carol: first “Jingle Bells,” then “Deck
the Halls,” then the “Wassail Song” but
at the wrong time. Bryan Hay ’86,
and the quintet’s trombone player, says he can’t
get through the carol without cracking up.
director of campus safety, reminds us that “one
of our own is still doing his job for us”: Ahmez
Glenarden, Maryland, a member of the U.S. Army Reserve
who was called up last spring to serve in Iraq. “He
is hoping to get home in November and start back to school
the spring term,” Sean says. (Assuming he isn’t
swallowed by “mission creep.”) His e-mail:
The auditors who checked Moravian’s
books at the end of August were both alumnae: Linda
who graduated with her daughter Teresa ’97 (now
a veterinarian); and Stephanie Szymanski ’01.
Dangelmajer-McKeown, associate professor of
French, gave a paper, “Forming and Modeling Energized
the 76th annual international conference of the American
Association of Teachers of French, July 4-7 in Martinique.
She used the College’s secondary certification
process for foreign-language teachers as her exemplar.
Chris Hayes of the admissions
office was the host for a meeting of minority admissions
20. His colleagues came from Lebanon Valley, Lycoming,
Elizabethtown, and Juniata Colleges, Wilkes and DeSales
Lisa Fischler, assistant
professor of political science, attended a conference on “Knowledge,
Pedagogy, and Citzenship in China,” sponsored by
the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences,
and the Humanities at Cambridge
University in England, August 11-13.
While she was
picking up the Moravian College Alumni Association’s
second-year-in-a-row award for best on-line newsletter,
Kristen Orgera, assistant director
of alumni relations, gave a talk
on “The On-line Newsletter: Taking It to
the Next Level” for
the clients of Harris Internet Services, web
host for the alumni newsletter. Its conference
10-13 in San
Kelly Krieble ’86,
assistant professor of physics, spoke September 4 at Lehigh
his other alma mater.
(Kelly’s doctorate is from Lehigh.) In “Magnetic
Materials Research Using Mossbauer Spectroscopy
and the Magneto-Optical Kerr Effect,” a
title he describes as “malliteration,” he
discussed Moravian’s undergraduate research
program in magnetic materials, which has been
the raw material of
several honors projects.
Amy Endler ’93, who has been
the coaching intern for women’s basketball, has been
named head coach for field hockey and assistant coach for
Amy played basketball and field hockey for
Moravian while she majored in political science. At Roselle
Park High School
in New Jersey, she developed successful hockey
and basketball programs, including a conference-championship
team. She is a member of the Blue and Grey
Club executive committee and was installed in the Athletics
Hall of Fame
last week. She also holds an M.A. from Montclair
When the Morning Call wanted
some human interest for its August 13 story about Moravian’s
new parking policies, Christie Jacobsen ’00,
web manager, was pressed into service to show how the
hanging tag attaches
to the rear-view mirror.
Hans Wuerth, professor emeritus
of German, wrote a valedictory letter to the Morning
Call (August 14) outlining all he
has to be thankful for.
Advance for Nurses, a biweekly
magazine with half a dozen regional editions, published
an article on Moravian
nursing program with St. Luke’s Hospital in its
September 1 issue.
Chris Hayes, minority recruiter
in the Admissions Office, and Karen Britt, assistant
dean of continuing and graduate
studies, were interviewed for an extended takeout
on diversity in area colleges by Jenna Portnoy in the
August 17 Express-Times.
A Death in the Family
Reverend Earl Shay ’41, ’44
(M.Div.), a longtime adjunct member of the Seminary faculty,
August 21. He was 84. In addition to his education at
Moravian, he had
an advanced divinity degree from Mount Airy Theological
Seminary and an Ed.D. from Indiana University. Memorial
may be made to Grace Memorial Church in Center
Valley, where he had been pastor.