Cas Sowa, director
of international studies, attended the Pennsylvania Council
on International Education conference September 25-27 in Harrisburg.
Advisors for the gubernatorial campaigns of Mike Fisher and
Ed Rendell were featured speakers. Cas also stopped by the
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission to discuss obstacles
faced by international students who deal with federal and
state government offices.
Dana Dunn, professor
of psychology, organized the Assessment in Psychology conference
held September 27-29 in Atlanta, where Bob Brill,
professor of psychology, gave two presentations on course
assessment tools that he uses. Dana and two co-authors are
working on a book of the conference proceedings, called Measuring
Up: Assessment Challenges and Practices for Psychology,
to be published by the American Psychological Association
Three members of St. Luke’s
Hospital Commemorative School of Nursing at Moravian College
were honored by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association
at its convention October 4 in Harrisburg.
- Susan DeSanto-Madeya,
assistant professor of nursing, won the Pauline Thompson
Clinical Research Scholarship. Sue is working on her doctorate
in nursing science at Widener University, and her research
centers on quality-of-life issues for those with spinal
cord injuries and their families.
- Alma Miles, who retired
last year but is still a visiting professor at the School
of Nursing, received the Human Rights Award for her work
with the elderly in the Lehigh Valley.
- Jennifer Wagner ’03,
Riegels-ville, won the Pauline Thompson Scholarship.
the ancient Greeks, the god of medicine was Hermes, who had
wings on his heels. Following in his footsteps, the School
of Nursing entered the Celtic Classic 5K on September 26 with
a team called the Nightingales: Regina Lacombe
’03, Andover, Conn.; Jennifer Oakley
’04, Carbondale; Elise Alexander ’04,
Summit Hill; Jennifer Malloy ’05, Orwigsburg;
Erica Miller ’03, Tatamy; and Billy
Webster ’05, Bethlehem. “Our team did
just fine but didn’t win,” said Janet
John D. Rossi III
’97 (M.B.A.), assistant professor of accounting, attended
the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association,
August 14-17 in San Antonio, Texas. He was selected to be
part of a diversity initiative for accounting faculty.
Two items from John about his
students: Russell Wild, a CGS student working
toward certification in personal financial planning, has won
an award from the Certified Financial Planners board of examiners
for “The ABCs of Money,” which appeared in Modern
Maturity magazine. (Read it on line at www.modernmaturity.org.)
Michael Gilmartin ’03, an accounting
major from Catasauqua, has an internship for the semester
in the controller’s office of the Philadelphia Phillies.
’86, associate dean for academic affairs, attended a
workshop by the American Council on Education, September 30-October
1 in Hershey. It surveyed ACE’s role over 25 years in
advancing women’s leadership in higher education. Carol
was one of 25 women administrators selected to participate
and the only one from LVAIC.
In the business office, two changes
of title: Debra Williamson has been named
junior accountant and Eva Heisler business
Debbie, who has worked at Moravian
for 16 years, handles daily cash management, bank reconciliation,
and general ledger analysis, among other responsibilities.
Eva has at least as many responsibilities but is best known
as the person in charge of purchase orders.
instructor of sociology, soon will be an assistant professor,
having successfully defended her dissertation, a social history
of adult-child touch in the 20th-century United States, at
City University of New York. Jean holds a B.A. from Colorado
College and an M.T.S. from Harvard University.
Jewish chaplain and adjunct professor of Hebrew Bible for
the Seminary, and his wife, Robyn Weiss Frisch, welcomed a
son, Noah Michael, into the world September 17. Robyn is assistant
rabbi at a synagogue in Springhouse.
’88, ’00, assistant director and project manager
for facilities services, is crossing the river to join the
planning department of Lehigh University, where she can exercise
some of the skills from her third degree, a B.A. in architecture
from Kansas State University. She is the daughter of Mohamed
Bugaighis, professor emeritus of mathematics. She
joined the staff in 2000, and her last day at Moravian will
be Friday, October 18.
The Express-Times ran
a feature September 20 on business ethics, highlighting the
Moravian M.B.A. program. Santo Marabella,
associate professor and director of the program, was interviewed.
The Morning Call ran
a major takeout on the Metropolitan Church of Allentown, which
has a gay and lesbian congregation, on October 6. Steve
Gordy, professor of religion, and Otto Dreydoppel
Jr. ’74, director of Moravian studies and associate
professor of church history at the Seminary, were among those
interviewed for the feature.
New academic building finished. Dedication ceremony.
piano works by Jeremy Sawruk '03 to be performed
College of Bob
Bob Stinson has his moment of fame on Moravian's
figure in several campus activities.
biennial Moravian Music Conference to be held this
staff and student achievements.