Love Moravian Style

Never one to be shy, Scott Severino '06 wanted to propose marriage to his college sweetheart, Tiffany Lisa '07, in a big way. Popping the question in June, when they vacationed together in Italy, would have been too predictable, he figured. Instead, "proposing at Moravian, where we met, just made sense," said Scott. "I wanted a big marquis, so hanging a banner on the soccer scoreboard near Jo Smith Hall, where Tiffany used to live, seemed perfect."

Scott enlisted Marsha Stiles, director of alumni relations, and his friend Pat Mancini '03 to help him execute his plan. Marsha suggested Allentown's Fast Signs for the banner. After checking with campus security and facilities about using the scoreboard, Marsha gave Scott the "all clear" signal, and Pat put up the banner.

On July 3, Scott suggested to Tiffany that they stop by campus on the way to the mall. "We arrived around 12:30, and were surprised to find the HUB open, with a tennis camp going on outside," he said. "We decided to walk around the quad to see where we used to live. As we walked toward the field, Tiffany noticed her name on the sign then read the rest of the banner."

On bended knee, Scott formally proposed, with the entire camp of tennis players cheering loudly from the other side of the quad. "We had some champagne and a small picnic right there. It was absolutely perfect." A July 2011 wedding is planned. Scott is a supervisor with Merrill Lynch in Hopewell, N.J. Tiffany teaches third grade in Flemington, N.J.

Ninth Annual Gus Rampone Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament

On September 18, the Omicron Gamma Omega (OGO) Alumni Association will honor an OGO brother and great man, Gus Rampone, through the ninth annual Gus Rampone Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. Proceeds will provide financial aid for three to five Moravian College students. The tournament is open to everyone—not just OGO brothers or Moravian alumni—so feel free to invite neighbors, friends, and co-workers to join your team. To have a registration form mailed to you, call Jackie Jones at 610 861-1339 or e-mail jjones@moravain.edu.

When: September 18, 2009 9:00 a.m. shotgun start
Where:
Bethlehem Municipal Golf Club, 400 Illicks Mill Road, Bethlehem, PA 18017; 610 865-7212
Format: Four-person scramble

Questions? Call Monk Morelli at 215 362-2525 or 267 218-2002 (cell), or e-mail him at tony@amindustriesinc.com. Include your phone number so Monk can call you back.

Meet the New Board Members

Nine alumni were elected to a first term on the Alumni Board May 30. The new board members are Jackie Collette '05, Alyson L. Remsing '03, Geoffrey M. Roche '08, Scott G. Shelbo '07,Mark Wiragh '87, Peter Chimera '88, Linda Shay Gardner '74, and Francis P. Ryan. All will serve on committees to support the new strategic plan. Read more about the new board members here.

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