Gaudeamus

The Department of Foreign Languages hosted a workshop on “Foreign Language Teaching with Technology,” September 26-27 at the College. It was sponsored by LVAIC and Houghton Mifflin Co., in partnership with the International Association for Language Learning Technology and the American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

The workshop showcased the new technology facilities of the Priscilla Payne Hurd Academic Complex. (All the participants complimented Moravian and CIT on our wonderful facilities!) Participants included associate professors Joanne Dangelmajer-McKeown, Carmen Ferrero-Pino, and Mildred Rivera-Martínez; assistant professor Nilsa Lasso-von Lang; visiting professors Mirta Pimentel and Margaret Snyder; visiting instructor Dawn Walck; and adjunct instructor Janet Hanninen. Mildred was organizer and liaison.

Librarians Rita Berk and Dorothy Glew, with librarians from Lehigh and DeSales Universities, organized a one-day workshop on “Information Literacy Across the Curriculum,” October 13 at the College. It was sponsored by LVAIC and the Pennsylvania Library Association. More than 70 academic librarians from southeastern Pennsylvania attended. Curt Keim, dean of academic affairs, gave the introductory talk.

Pamela Adamshick, assistant professor of nursing, has been certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a clinical specialist in psychiatric and mental-health nursing.

Joel Wingard, professor of English, participated in a panel with writing program administrators from West Chester University and Neumann College on the state of writing program administration in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region, at the English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities, October 23 at West Chester University. They discussed writing-across-the-curriculum courses and staffing issues for cross-disciplinary writing courses.

Barbara Bedics, who has been in charge of the student mailroom for many years and has 31 years of service at the College overall, has been named interim mailroom supervisor.

Not content with their Moravian courses, music students Jessica Setley ’04, Mohnton, Laura Strattan ’04, Jonestown, Tracy Smith ’04, Alburtis, and Heather Longden ’05, Bloomfield, New Jersey, also play in the Lehigh University Orchestra, where InCommon spied them during the October 25 all-Berlioz concert. Jess and Heather are violins, Laura second clarinet, Tracy flute and piccolo.

Over winter break, the orchestra will tour Brazil.


2003 Alumni Award recipients

Carol Mooney Kemp ’80, Benigna Education Award.

Judith Share Yaphe ’66, Comenius Award.

Ivan Backer ’49, Haupert Humanitarian Award.

Michelle Litzenberger Trent ’93, Emerging Leader Award.

April Major ’93, Young Alumni Achievement Award.

The Class of 1937, which has 38 living members, was cited for the highest participation in class giving, and the Class of 1948 gave the largest class gift.

And the association has created two honorary alums: Mayo Lanning, associate professor emeritus of economics and business, and trustee Fred Reinhard.

November 11, 2003

My Friend Flicka:
Opera singer Frederica von Stade replaces opera singer Dawn Upshaw for the Great Artist series. (Upshaw has a throat infection.)

Hit the Books!:
Connie Unger steers the Keystone State Reading Association annual meeting.
Stars in Their Eyes:
Three local children sing "Morning Star" at Vespers.
Trash Talk:
More recycling efforts on campus.
Signature Event:
Moravian Theological Seminary and Marywood University to hold signing ceremony for new joint degree programs.
Datebook:
Campus calendar.
See the World:
Events of International Education Week on campus.
Gaudeamus:
Faculty/staff/student accomplishments.
Top Brass:
Moravian band performs at area band festival.