Connection Fall 2008
Connection Magazine for Georgia College Alumni and Friends
letter E vice. Letter from the President ssential to the Georgia College mission is its commitment to produce students who are instilled with a sense of leadership, integrity, civic responsibility, and community ser- In this issue of Connection, we highlight some of the many ways that Georgia College is educating is students for responsible citizenship. A leading example is our participation in the American Democracy Project (ADP). The ADP is a national initiative that seeks to create a greater intellectual understanding of and participation in the civic life of our nation. At Georgia College, this has involved engaging our students in voter registration efforts, candidate debates, public policy research, and forums with current and former members of Congress. In 2008, Georgia College became one of a handful of schools selected to participate in the Civic Agency Initiative, co-sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges & Universities and the Center for Democracy and Citizenship. The Civic Agency Initiative will provide support for our efforts to involve students in community-based projects focused on collaborative problem solving that stretches across partisan, economic, cultural, and other differences. By engaging our students in hands-on work with community partners, they will be better equipped to promote positive social changes. Just as the health of our democracy requires the active engagement of its citizens, so too for Georgia College, whose alumni and friends are essential to our continued success in educating talented students from across the state of Georgia and beyond. I appreciate your support and loyalty, and I hope you will enjoy this issue of Connection. Sincerely, CONNECTION Fall 2008, Vol. XVIII, No. 1 Copyright 2008. All rights reserved. Published by University Communications A Division of University Advancement President Dorothy Leland Vice President for External Relations and University Advancement Amy Amason Alumni Director Herbert Agnew, ’04 Editor Zach Kincaid Writers Judy Bailey, Bryan Jackson, Zach Kincaid, Al Weston Photography Tim Vacula, ’86 Design Jon Scott, ’83 Cover Photo Illustration Tim Vacula and Jon Scott Dorothy Leland Please send change of address and class notes to: University Advancement Campus Box 96 Milledgeville, GA 31061 email@example.com www.gcsu.edu table Table of Contents upfront UpFront Alice Friman and the Writers Series Alice Friman kicked off the literary calendar in August. She is author of eight collections of poetry, most recently The Book of the Rotten Daughter (BkMk Press, 2006) and Zoo (U of Arkansas Press, 1999). She is also winner of the Ezra Pound Poetry Award and the Sheila Margaret Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, The Georgia Review, Boulevard, The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Shenandoah. As Poet-in-Residence at Georgia College, students have both the opportunity to learn by taking her poetry class as well as hearing her read in larger settings like the Writers Series. Guests in the series include Scott Russell Sanders, ZZ Packer, and Michael Waters, among others. On Stage Foreign Films on Friday For several years, foreign films have lit up the screen in the Arts & Sciences Auditorium on Friday evenings. The purpose is not solely entertainment. Each film is introduced by a faculty member, and the evening closes with discussion. The result is exposure to both artistic expression and global perspectives. Here is a list from our fall line up. Kukusha (Finland) Mandabi (Senegal) Xala (Senegal) Persepolis (France) Faat Kine (Senegal) Moolaade (Senegal) The Lives of Others (Germany) The theatre season started with Eurydice, a magical, funny, and poignant off-Broadway hit The New York Times declared, "devastatingly lovely - and just plain devastating." Adapted by Sarah Ruhl, winner of the MacArthur “genius grant,” and based on the Orpheus myth, two young lovers are separated by the underworld. In November, Yours, Anne, will take the stage. It’s a powerful play with music based on Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl in which the themes of goodness overcoming oppression and discrimination still ring true. Look for The Rover, Baby with the Bathwater, The Lover, and other theatrical presentations in the spring. Platonos & Collard Greens Georgia College and the historic Douglass Theatre in downtown Macon presented Platanos & Collard Greens in early October. The play tells the story of overcoming cultural and racial prejudices, "a simplistic morality tale rendered in cheerful tones, a look at the refraction of racial prejudice from one minority group to another, and a primer in how best to curtail pernicious stereotype," according to The New York Times. The play was presented free of charge for the community. 4 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 The School of Education Receives a National Award Excuse Me... My Laundry Just Text-Messaged This is the likely response from students who live on campus. At the start of the fall semester Georgia College installed “high-tech” laundry machines that also are environmentally friendly. The new washers and dryers not only save water and energy but alert students via text messaging when the wash and dry cycles end. “Text messaging is the best way to communicate with our students,” says Cindy McClanahan, housing marketing coordinator. “That’s the way they all communicate now — all high tech, all instant information.” The high-efficiency washers use 77 percent less water than traditional top load washers, enough water to fill 7.9 million bottles of water. They are programmed to clean more clothes using less detergent and saving energy, enough to power 5,800 computers year round. This green effort is not an isolated one. Through the Georgia College Green Initiative, students and faculty are working on campus and in the community to clean rivers, conduct waste audits, explore alternate transportation, learn and instruct on ways to conserve energy, and collect recyclable waste from campus offices. Campus police are even getting in on the action with a newly formed bike patrol which is both environmentally friendly and fitting for the community persona of the university. Dean of Education Linda Irwin-Devitis and nine faculty members traveled to New York last March to receive the prestigious 2008 Wisniewski Award during the annual AERA (American Educational Research Association) conference. The award is presented each year by the Society of Professors of Education. Named after Richard Wisniewski who worked to elevate teacher education and improve its rigor and responsiveness to a changing school landscape, the award recognizes one institution that has made "singularly significant contributions to the theory and practice of teacher education." “The John H. Lounsbury School of Education is honored to receive this award for our Architects of Change Model of educator preparation,” Irwin-DeVitis says. “The hard work and dedication of so many faculty and teacher candidates at Georgia College shaped the program. We prepare students to address the achievement gap and the changing needs in the classroom. Our graduates are making a difference. A teacher who graduates from Georgia College is twice as likely as the average graduate to remain in teaching after five years, and 91 percent of our graduates are still teaching three to eight years after graduation.” Bobcat Soccer Hits the Radio This fall soccer took to the airwaves. Fans were able to listen on the campus radio station (88.9 FM) and through the web (www.gcsuradio.com). The broadcast schedule included all home games and many on the road. www.gcsuradio.com Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 5 upfront UpFront Welcome Jud Damon Jud Damon joins Georgia College as athletics director, filling the void left by Stan Aldridge, who retired last March. Damon, a Massachusetts native, comes to Georgia College by way of Savannah College of Art and Design, where he served as athletics director for the past eight seasons. His athletic background began in baseball, first as a student-athlete at the University of Pennsylvania, a career that earned him induction to the school’s athletic hall of fame. He spent time as front office personnel in minor league baseball and as a collegiate coach and athletics director at Trinity International University before his tenure in Savannah. "Jud has not only been a sound leader and administrator in college athletics, he's been a program builder," says Bruce Harshbarger, vice president for student affairs. "He led SCAD through a transition from non-scholarship to scholarship athletics, expanded their program offerings, and initiated significant fundraising and community service programs. During his time there, SCAD's athletic teams not only posted winning records in the Florida Sun Conference, they led the conference in academic achievement and AllAcademic honors. The personal values and skills he brings to Georgia College are an excellent match." Athletic Season Rewind (07-08) Baseball hit the playoffs as the No. 5 seed and came six outs away from making it into the Peach Belt Conference semifinals. They had their fifth-straight 30-win season. Men’s Basketball compiled a 20-9 record. They finished third in the Peach Belt Conference and were 102 at home. Women’s Basketball had a sub-par 13-15 record, the first campaign below .500 since 2002-03. Men’s Cross Country produced another successful season evidenced by the first Peach Belt Conference Men’s Coach of the Year honor for Joe Samprone. Women’s Cross Country could go down as one of the most successful in school history, highlighted by a school-best third place finish at the conference championships and some impressive times. Golf made its third trip to the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament in the last four seasons. They won their first region title in school history and finished fourth at the NCAA Division II finals. Men’s Tennis made its first-ever Peach Belt Conference title-game appearance. They finished with a No. 15 national rank by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association and a No. 4 place in the region. Women’s Tennis finished the season at 15-9 in 2008, a year they were ranked in the top20 for the entire season, finishing at No. 14 in the ITA Rankings. Women’s Soccer posted their undisputedly best season in the four-year history of the program in 2007, getting a program best 13 wins (13-5) and their best Peach Belt Conference record at 5-3. The Bobcats made it to the semifinal round of the conference tournament. Softball finished 4014, the third-most victories in school history and won their first Peach Belt Conference tournament title. Jud Damon with head coaching staff. 6 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 Lincoln Turns 200 The Lincoln Presidential Library selected Georgia College to host “Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America,” an exhibit that highlights Lincoln’s life and times in honor of his 200th birthday. The exhibit will be on display from Dec. 19 through Jan. 16 at the Old Governor’s Mansion. “This is the only exhibit of its type in the nation, and we are thrilled to be selected to host it as part of its tour across America,” says Jim Turner, director of the Old Governor’s Mansion. “It is particularly fitting that Milledgeville was chosen, as the city was Georgia’s capital during the Civil War, the most challenging time of Lincoln’s presidency.” “Abraham Lincoln: Self Made in America” examines his life chronologically from poor beginnings to ascension as president and tragic assassination. The exhibit also focuses on Lincoln’s self-education and self-improvement using his personal notes and comments to interweave compelling texts with quotes, photographs and maps. In addition, the exhibit incorporates numerous artifacts and reproductions, including a copy of his Gettysburg Address, his famous stove pipe hat, and Mary Lincoln’s music box. The Old Governor’s Mansion will supplement the Lincoln exhibit with artifacts from its own Civil War collection, including letters and other items from Gov. Joseph Brown, who served as Georgia’s chief executive during the war years. For more information visit www.gcsu.edu/mansion. Faculty Publications and Accomplishments Alicia Bembenek, assistant professor of psychology, contributed a chapter to Advances in the Psychology of Justice and Affect (IAP, 2007). Karen Berman, chair and associate professor of theatre, was inducted into the prestigious College of Fellows of the American Theatre at the Kennedy Center joining such luminaries as Edward Albee and Ming Cho Lee. Jeff Blick, associate professor of government and sociology, took part in the University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea program and has published the results of his Bahamian pre-Columbian archeological research in several international anthropology journals. Louis Bourne, associate professor of Spanish, translated Escurriduras de la soledad (Last Drops of Loneliness) by Rafael Bordao (Obsidiana Press, 2008). Ryan Brown, assistant professor of mathematics, is author of “Properties of a Hypothetical Exotic Complex Structure on CP3,” recently published in the journal Mathematica Bohemica (vol. 132). Rodica Cazacu, assistant professor of mathematics, is co-author of “Quasicontinuous Functions, Domains, and Extended Calculus,” recently published in the journal Applied General Topology (vol. 8). Chris Clark, assistant professor of economics, completed two research projects examining grade inflation in Georgia’s high schools. Martha Daugherty, professor of psychology, is author of “Relationships Among Private Speech and Creativity in Head Start Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 7 upfront UpFront and Low SES Preschool Children” (Gifted Child Quarterly, January 2008). She also contributed a chapter to Private Speech, Executive Functioning and the Development of Verbal Self Regulation (Cambridge UP, 2008). Sara Buck Doude, assistant professor of criminal justice, published an article in the Encyclopedia of Police Science about repeat offender programs. Hank Edmondson, professor of government and sociology, was named the co-director of an international conference on Flannery O’Connor at Pontifical University in Rome, Italy. He also has recently directed two Liberty Fund conferences this year on liberty, democracy, and constitution-making. Hedwig Fraunhofer, associate professor of French and German, is author of "Critical Theory and Poststructuralism-A False Antithesis?" in the forthcoming collection on the The Frankfurt School, Cambridge University Scholars. Lee Gillis, professor and chair of psychology, is co-author of "A Five-year Follow-up of a Nationwide Survey of Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Programs," published in the Journal of Experiential Education (August 2008). Richard Green, professor of music, recently had several original compositions commissioned, published and performed. Jude Hirsch, chair and professor of kinesiology, is author of Administrative Practices of Accredited Organizations (Association for Experiential Education Press), which recently was re-published as a new edition. Amy Kelley, assistant professor of mathematics, was selected as one of four professors nationwide to participate in the University of Nebraska IMMERSE program which involves intensive mathematics, mentoring, and research. Cheryl Kish, associate dean of the School of Health Sciences and director of the division of professional nursing, is author of Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review (C.V. Mosby Publishers), which recently was re-published as a new edition. Sang-Wook Lee, assistant professor of art, recently installed the solo exhibition, “Noodle Noodle” at Emory University’s Visual Arts Gallery. He also presented “Ramen Noodles 2008” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Jacksonville, Fla. Mike Martino, associate professor of exercise science, was recognized as Georgia Athletic Training Association’s “Sports Professional of the Year.” Karen McElmurray, assistant professor in creative writing, is author of a new novel titled The Motel of the Stars (Sarabande Press, Nov. 2008). Laura Newbern, assistant professor of English and creative writing, was awarded an Editor’s Prize for her work published in Best New Poets 2007. Doug Oetter, associate professor of history, geography, and philosophy, received a grant for a remote sensing project in Chile. Douglas O’Grady, assistant professor of music, recently had several original compositions commissioned, published and performed. Eustace Palmer, professor of English, speech, and journalism, is author of two new books: Knowledge Is More Than Mere Words: A Critical Introduction to Sierra Leonean Literature (Africa World Press, Jan. 2008) and Of War and Women, Oppression and Optimism (Africa World Press, May 2008). Mary Jane Phillips, assistant professor of psychology, is co-author of “The Process of Identity Development as the Parent of a Lesbian or Gay Male,” published in the Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling (2008). Bill Risch, assistant professor of history, geography, and philosophy, is author of a forthcoming book titled Island of Freedom: Lviv and the Disintegration of the Soviet Union, 1944-89 (Harvard University Press, 2008). Ben Scafidi, professor of economics, presented findings at the National Press Club last spring of his new study which gauges the cost of “family fragmentation,” both divorce and unwed childbearing, to U.S. taxpayers. Jeanne Sewell, assistant professor of nursing is author of a new edition of Infomatics and Nursing: Opportunities & Challenges (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publishers). Todd Shiver, interim chair and professor of music, contributed an article to Teaching Music Through Performance in Jazz (GIA, 2008). Charles Ubah, associate professor of government and sociology, has five articles on various aspects of corrections and prison reform accepted for publication by major international criminal justice journals. Deborah Vess, professor of history, geography, and philosophy, received the Boyer Award for her excellence in teaching, learning, and technology. Jennifer Wallach, assistant professor of history, geography, and philosophy, is author of Closer to the Truth than Any Fact: Memoir, Memory, and Jim Crow (UGA Press, July 2008). Veronica Womack, assistant professor of government and sociology, is author of Economic Development in the Black Belt Region (Mercer UP, 2008). She also was selected to the editorial board for Southern Rural Sociology. 8 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 cover Cover Story Painting the Canvas: Liberal Arts and Civic Engagement By Zach Kincaid “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free … it expects what never was and never will be.” –Thomas Jefferson S tudents at Georgia College are learning the importance of becoming actively involved with public policy issues and electoral politics at all levels. That’s part of the university’s commitment to an ideal of liberal arts education that reaches back to ancient Greece and the birth of democracy—an ideal that connects education with the skills needed for free inquiry and active citizenship. Centuries later, in our own country, Thomas Jefferson made a similar connection when he said, “If a nation expects to be ignorant and free..., it expects what never was and never will be.” “The purpose of a liberal arts education is the development of the person,” says Mike Digby, professor of political science and public administration. “Our role is to help the student become more informed, more analytical, more understanding, and more tolerant.” Digby points to rigorous academics and a supportive college experience as hallmarks of a good education, but he explains that there needs to be more. “If our intent is to develop a person who will be a good, informed, involved, and active citizen, than here needs to be involvement in the broader community in order to cultivate those habits of mind fully.” That’s why a cohort of faculty and students are delving deeper into the work of civic engagement, incorporating dynamic dialogue in the classroom with action in the public square. Tina Yarborough and Bill Fisher (Professors of Art) with students Katherine Graham, Cassie Sullivan, Cassie White-Fredette, Kelly Millsaps, Tony Ransom, Tennyson Mosher, and Sara Rincon at the Blackbridge Gallery. Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 9 cover Cover Story One central emphasis is a partnership with the American Democracy Project. As one of 16 universities - and the only one in Georgia - Georgia College is working with the Civic Agency Initiative that began this fall. Its goal is to prepare students to be “agents and architects of thriving communities,” and to be “committed and effective stewards of place.” What better time than a highly charged political season. Gregg Kaufman, coordinator of civic engagement projects at Georgia College, says that the fall season encouraged students to participate in the political process, and, even more, it provided a rich discussion about the core issues and challenges that face both the local and wider community. “Students experienced the community as a learning laboratory,” Kaufman says. “We hosted candidate and citizen forums, worked alongside health and social agencies, and coordinated surveys and research to encourage better involvement in the future.” It’s not anywhere that you find congressional candidates agreeing to a forum that is completely student organized - from the stage to the time allotments, from the moderation to the questions being asked. But Georgia College hosted John Barrow and John Stone of District 12 in late October, , sieving questions from various classes and developing the framework for the event. Students also hosted a Baldwin County forum which provided the experience of local politics at work. “Students truly felt like they became involved in democracy,” adds Kaufman. “It’s this type of learning that is both substantive and practical.” Related to the American Democracy Project, the Times Talks is a weekly series where faculty and staff host sixtyminute discussions with students about current New York Times articles, panning international and domestic topics. The structure includes both presentation and questions. Students sit in the round and work out a better understanding about the subject at hand, as they think it through with each other. “So, this civic engagement is not something we do because it's neat and interesting --even though it is,” says Digby. “It's necessary for our students to develop into truly educated persons.” Jerry Herbel agrees. He’s a professor of political science and says that, in fact, this is the very thing that students are excited about and why they’ve come to college - to not simply learn but to attribute that learning into something tangible, something that’s a change-agent. “The ‘educated’ have a particular responsibility for stewardship,” Herbel says, “and the tremendous thing is that students come to Georgia College wanting to expound on this. They want to be involved. They come here because they know this is a place where they can learn and experience ways to change the world. They want to change it, and we want to give them the tools to do it.” Georgia College is providing a frame. It’s the students, faculty and staff who are painting inside it with the vibrant colors of new ideas, fresh participation and a renewed excitement to engage their community. I What if students became engaged in an organized effort to respond to a social problem? What if professors harnessed ideas formulated in the classroom and found avenues to engage the surrounding community? What if a college graduated students who effectively balanced their interests with the promotion of the public good? 10 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 Times Talk The American Democracy Project at Georgia College delivers The New York Times to free racks throughout campus Monday through Friday. This enables students to be up-to-date with world affairs. In addition, every Wednesday faculty and student leaders facilitate a discussion about a noteworthy article or collection of stories in the Times that week. Our fall schedule included: Russian-Georgian Conflict Bill Risch, Assistant Professor of History, Geography, and Philosophy The Life of George Carlin Ginger Carter Miller, Professor of Mass Communication The Candidates and Taxes Ben Scafidi, Professor of Economics What the First Amendment Means To Me Students from Lambda Pi Eta (communication studies honor society) Environmental Justice Students from the Environmental Science Club Transforming the Global Economy Marketing Students Global Perspectives on the U.S. Election Students from the International Club Substance Abuse and University Culture Chris Lamphere, Campus Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Education Art of Democracy Bill Fisher, Chair and Associate Professor of Art Shannon Morris, Museum Curator Millennial Leadership John Bowen, Coordinator of Leadership Programs Presidential Election Analysis Jan Mabie, Professor of Government and Sociology Analysis: Election Oratory and Strategy Political Science & Rhetoric Students Simple Pleasures in Economic Hard Times Cynthia Alby, Associate Professor of Foundations and Secondary Education For information about the spring schedule visit www.gcsu.edu. Recent Events • Host to rallies for both candidates for U.S. Senate, Saxby Chambliss and Jim Martin. • National conventions, the vice presidential debate, the presidential debate, and election night coverage televised at Books & Brew, the coffee shop in the Library Atrium. • Constitution Week with Harry Boyte, author of The Citizen Solution and director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at the University of Minnesota. • Host to several candidate forum events including the Baldwin County Commission, Baldwin County School Board, and Congressional District 12. Students organized the events and tailored questions for the candidates. • Art of Democracy Exhibition “Executive Branch Suite II” featuring drawings by Bill Fisher, chair and associate professor of art. Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 11 feature Feature Story Cultivating a Legacy For Education The Life of Miss Myrtice Lynch By Judy Bailey E mily Myrtice Lynch was a genteel, Southern woman and a born schoolteacher. She spent her life teaching math across Georgia. And after her passing at the age of 97 in April 2007, the Georgia State College for Women alumna and retired schoolteacher paved the way for students to follow her lead with a $735,000 estate gift to Georgia College & State University to fund scholarships. Miss Lynch’s gift was a surprise to both Georgia College and her family. Her nephew discovered her generous gift to the university at the reading of her will. “She very quietly decided to leave a major part of her estate to future students at Georgia College & State University,” said nephew Larry Lynch, a Monticello lawyer who contacted Georgia College about his aunt’s gift. “Our family is very pleased with her decision to support students who want to further their education. She really loved that school.” Lynch described his aunt as “the matriarch of our family.” “She traveled the state to teach math, but her heart remained at home,” Lynch said. “This was her life, her heart was right here and the draw to our family home never left her. She was born here, came home when she retired, and died here.” The “Homeplace” is the Lynch family farm in rural Apollo in Putnam County. The lawns and majestic hardwoods lead visitors to the picturesque, two-story Southern-style home enlarged from a four-room structure by her parents in the early 1900s. Miss Lynch reserved the remainder of her estate for the upkeep of the Homeplace and gifts to Providence Baptist Church, Shady Dale United Methodist Church and Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. On the desk inside the family home is the scrapbook Miss Lynch kept during her stay at Family homestead of Miss Lynch 12 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 Georgia College Connection â€˘ Fall 2008 13 feature Feature Story GSCW. Letters, ribbons, stamps and other memorabilia line the pages and tell her story. Her parents, Robert Emmett Lynch and his wife, Emma Adra Lynch, farmed in the 1800s and 1900s, at one time supporting about 100 families on the farm. Larry Lynch’s son, Jim Lynch, carries on the family tradition and farms today in Jasper and Putnam Counties, Georgia. The chicken coop, red barn, privy, buggy house, corn crib and smokehouse still stand in pristine condition on the Lynch farm. A two-mule wagon stands ready under an overhang. And to the right of the home stands the log cabin that belonged to Emma Adra Lynch’s parents. General Sherman ate lunch in the log cabin in November 1864 during his March to the Sea. “We might have lost our family matriarch, but we still have our roots in our family homeplace,” Larry Lynch said. As the sixth of seven siblings, Miss Lynch attended a one-room schoolhouse and borrowed money to buy her first car. She moved north after receiving a bachelor’s degree in 1930 to complete a master’s degree at Columbia University in New York City. Her first teaching job was in rural Lincoln County, Georgia, where she received room and board in lieu of pay. She taught in Atlanta high schools, and during her teaching career, she earned a Ford Foundation Grant that allowed her to study how other teachers taught math in schools around the world. Miss Lynch served as the math coordinator for Atlanta City Schools. The Emily Myrtice Lynch Endowed Scholarship will give first consideration to graduates of public school systems in Jasper and Putnam counties who need Miss Lynch circa 1930. financial assistance to attend college. The endowment will fund students’ educations for years to come, said Amy Amason, Georgia College Vice President for External Relations and University Advancement. I 14 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 award 2008 Alumni Award Winners The Alumni Association honored the 2008 alumni award recipients at the annual Alumni Awards Banquet on April 4, 2008. The awards honor individuals for successful career achievements and service to the university. “We are very proud of these individuals and their remarkable careers. They have contributed to our community and our world in so many positive ways,” says Brenda Mason, chairwoman of the Alumni Awards Committee. “We are fortunate to have them as members of the Georgia College family.” The awards include: Alumni Heritage Award recipient Dr. Mary Ellen Perkins (left) with award presenters Dr. John H. Lounsbury former Dean of the School of Education and Dr. Linda IrwinDeVitis, current Dean of the John H. Lounsbury School of Education. Mr. Donald Rhodes (center), Alumni Service Award recipient poses with award presenters Mrs. Amy S. Amason, Vice President for External Relations and University Advancement and Mr. Herby Agnew, Director of Alumni Relations. Mary Ellen Perkins, ’29, is the recipient of the 2008 Alumnae Heritage Award. The Alumnae Heritage award is presented to an alumna who, in four or more decades, has lived a life that exemplifies the traditions and heritage of the university. Perkins received a Normal Diploma and a bachelor of science in education. She received a master’s in education from the University of Georgia in 1947 and completed her doctoral studies at the University of Minnesota in 1966. Donald E. Rhodes, ’88, has been presented the 2008 Alumni Service Award, given to graduates who have rendered the greatest service in recent years to both the university and the Alumni Association. Rhodes received a master of public administration from Georgia College. Rhodes has been involved with Georgia College ever since he graduated. He has taken on leadership roles within the Alumni Association and currently serves as its president. Mrs. Nancy C. Cobb (right), Alumni Award recipient is pictured with her award presenter, Dr. Faye Gilbert, former Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting School of Business. Recent Alumni Award recipient Mr. Matt Cardoza (right) with Dr. Bruce Harshbarger, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Nancy Cobb, ’91, is the recipient of 2008 Alumni Achievement Award, presented to graduates who have excelled in a particular professional field and attained prominence by having a positive effect on their profession at either the state, regional or national level. Cobb received a bachelor in business administration (accounting), as a non-traditional student, working and caring for a family of three children. William M. “Matt” Cardoza, ’00, has been awarded the 2008 Outstanding Recent Alumni Award, presented to alumni who have graduated within the past 10 years and have established notable recognition in their professional or business career, and who promise continued success. Cardoza received a bachelor of science in public administration in 1998 followed by a master’s of public administration. Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 15 Mrs. Betty Snyder (right) was presented with the Ethel Rae Mozo-Stewart Community Service Award by Alumni Board member Mr. Stephen M. Stewart. William Bone Golden Key Award recipient Mrs. Maxine Goldstein (right) is pictured with President Dorothy Leland. Betty Snyder, ’73, has been awarded the 2008 Ethel Rae Mozo-Stewart Alumni Community Service Award, which honors alumni with a history of service that resulted in visible improvements within their community. The award was established to honor an alumna from the Class of ’46. Snyder graduated with a bachelor of art in art. Maxine Goldstein has been awarded the 2008 William Bone Golden Key Award, presented from periodically and is reserved to honor friends of Georgia College who have rendered to be alumni or connected to the Alumni Association. This award was established to honor alumna William Thomas Bone of the Class of ’10. Goldstein has been an active supporter of the university’s educational mission and is currently a member of the Georgia College Foundation Board, serving on its fund raising committee. Recent Alumni Events The Alumni Association hosted a number of events this summer. Mike Augustine (right) was presented the Honorary Alumni Award by Alumni Association President Donald Rhodes. J. Michael “Mike” Augustine, Georgia College Director of Admissions, has been awarded the 2008 Honorary Alumnus Award, a distinctive honor reserved for non-graduates who have contributed outstanding service to the university by working with the Georgia College Alumni Association. Augustine, a graduate of the University of Georgia, has worked in the Office of Admissions since November 1991. During his tenure, Georgia has seen marked increases in freshman applicants, enrolled freshman, average SAT scores and HOPE scholars. In June, the 2008 Golden Slipper Pajama Party was held in Atlanta at the Westin Perimeter North hotel. In July, alumni joined future Georgia College students in Augusta at the Boll Weevil Cafe on the River Walk. The event was hosted by Sean Frantom, '01, Danielle Barfield Simms, '96, and Aerial Merritt Bullard, '05, who works as a Georgia College admissions officer. In August, alumni in the Washington D.C. area gathered in Alexandria at the home of Christopher Schepis ’71, ’83, and his wife Laura. 16 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 notes Class Notes We encourage you to submit news briefs about yourself - marriage, jobs, births, etc. Send your news to firstname.lastname@example.org. We publish Connection Magazine twice a year (fall and spring), and we’d be honored to include your information in our next printing. 60s Irene McVay, ’65, ’66, ’82, has retired as Professor Emerita of Psychology after 40 years of college teaching. She served as the Director of the Psychology Program at the University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Ala., for 19 years and taught for 27 years. She previously taught at Birmingham-Southern College and the University of West Georgia. She is planning to relocate to California to be closer to family. Edith Moore, ’63, has retired from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, Penn., where she was professor Emerita in English. Kim Hall Martin, ’82, has been promoted to president of WEtv. Mia Fatheree-Lane, ’05, has married Pierre R. Lane. The couple resides in Macon, Ga., where Mia is a Branch Manager at BB&T. Tamra Hellams, ’03, has been appointed Director of Student Support Services at Shawnee Community College. In her role as director, she supervises a federal grant and provides educational services to more than 160 eligible students. She is married to Aundrey Wright, a former assistant basketball coach at Georgia College. Their son, Austin, was born in June 2007. Roderick Hilton, ’01, ’02, has graduated from Capella University with a doctorate in educational leadership, K-12. He is currently a teacher and basketball coach. He is also the father of newborn Jordin Joy Hilton. Christie Johnston, ’07, and Daniel Clotfelter, ’06, were married on December, 15 2007 in Lilburn, Ga. The couple now resides in Conyers, Ga. Josh Kitchens, ’05, has joined the the Georgia College library staff as an archivist. Jessica Lucas, ’06, and Will Dennison, ’05, were recently married. Jessica graduated from Roosevelt University with a master of music in vocal performance and is an adjunct professor of music at Georgia College. Will teaches history and government at Baldwin High School. Chris Miller, ’06, is attending Barry School of Law in Orlando, Fla. He plans to practice family law. Harold Mock, ’06, has earned a master's degree in modern European history from the University of Virginia, Corcoran. His thesis is titled, "Godlessness and Error: Secularization and Domestic Politics in Late Imperial Austria." Kelli M. Needham, ’01, recently married and moved to Loganville, Ga. Her married name is Kelli Needham Mann. Joseph Richards, ’06, is working as a public affairs coordinator for the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah. He has also completed his first music album, I Deal Idealism (with Joey Cougar & the Starfish). Christopher R. Yarbrough, ’05, graduated from John Marshall Law School in May 2008. Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 90s Zabrina Cannady, ’97, is the new special education director for Houston County Schools in Warner Robins, Ga. She is also currently working on a doctorate. Elisa Ethridge Henderson, ’91, ’97, and her husband, Stephen, welcomed a new baby boy, Zachary Cayne, on Jan. 24, 2008. The Hendersons have two other children, Camden and Anna. Amanda J. Hudson, ’98, ’02, and her husband have announced the birth of their son, Hudson Gabriel Lucas, born Jan. 4, 2008. Beverly McFadden, ’98, married Donald J. King on Apr. 27, 2008. She also graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary with a master’s of divinity degree. James Daniel Perry, ’95, has joined the Office of News and Information at the University of Texas, Brownsville, as an informational writer. He also ran in the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. Mark Scott, ’99, has been appointed as principal of Northside High School in Warner Robins, Ga. Mark was formerly the principal at Oak Hill Middle School in Milledgeville, Ga., and has 11 years experience in education. 70s Diane Butkie (Bunk), ’77, has retired from teaching special education in Carroll County, Ga., after 30 years. Bob Puryear, ’76, has been named director of corporate contingencies and compliance for Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance. Puryear has been with the company for 33 years and holds an associate degree in claims designation. Previously he was district claims manager for west central districts. Don Thrasher, ’76, is the new minister of Christian education at the historic Washington Street United Methodist Church in Columbia, S.C. He is an ordained deacon in the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Alex Gregory, ’78. ’79, has become the first nonJapanese member of the Board of Directors of the YKK Corporation, which has its worldwide headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. The company is a major manufacturer of zippers and other sewn fasteners throughout the world, as well as commercial and residential building products. 00s Joffery A. Blair, ’02, ’04, has been named the director of admissions for the University of South Carolina, Beaufort. She previously worked as the senior associate director of admissions for Georgia College. April Brooks Bragg, ’00, and Terry Bragg, ’95, are parents of a newborn son, Andrew Calvin Bragg, on Aug. 13, 2008. Lisa Carroll, ’00, is an accountant with WESH/WKCF TV which is owned by Hearst Argyle Television, Inc. She married Jimmy Lynch Oct. 15, 2005. They reside with their two dogs, Sady & Brody in Clermont, Fla. Lauren Ellers, ’06, and Michael McLeroy, ’06, were recently married. The couple has moved to a new residence in Dallas, Ga. 80s Craig R. Amason, ’83, ’85, was recently married to Amy Nitsche. The happy couple exchanged vows on April 19, 2008, and currently reside in Milledgeville, Ga. Craig currently serves as the executive director of Andalusia, the historical homestead of author Flannery O’Connor, ’45. Lauren Leach, ’89, is working at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy as a grants administrator and backup media coordinator. 17 notes Class Notes In Memorium To report the death of a graduate of GN&IC, GSCW, WCG, GC, or GCSU, please send a copy of the obituary, if possible, or the graduate’s full name, date and place of residence at the time of death, along with your name and relationship to the deceased to the Office of Alumni Relations, Campus Box 96, Milledgeville, GA 31061. Mary B. Broadaway, ’43, of Port Wentworth, Ga., passed away Aug. 15, 2008, at the age of 87. Celia K. Deese Crawford, ’40, of Dublin, Ga., passed away on Apr. 25, 2008. She was 88. Sarah Stapleton Dillon, ’44, of Gainesville, Ga., died Feb. 10, 2008. Jean Miller Dolvin, ’43, of Greensboro, Ga., died Aug. 10, 2008, at age 84. Clove Patricia Arnau Forker, ’40, of Savannah, Ga., died on Jul. 6, 2008. Mildred Reeves Lockwood, ’44, of Fitzgerald, Ga., died Feb. 20, 2008, at age 84. 60s Sadye June Moore Corry, ’66, of Siloam, Ga., died Feb. 23, 2008, at age 61. Robert Edwin Davis Jr., ’69, of Libertyville, Ill. died Oct. 8, 2006. Davis served as the first male president of the Georgia College Alumni Association. Sadie Eileene Thompson LeRoy (Lene), ’64, of Cumming and Ailey, Ga., passed away on Apr. 1, 2008, at the age of 89. Susan B. Lewis, ’68, of Amory, Miss., passed away Mar. 2, 2008. Ms. Helen Kathryn Moss, ’66, of North Augusta, S.C., died Apr. 2, 2008, at 89. Edna M. Steger, ’67, of Macon, Ga., died Jul. 15, 2008, at the age of 90. Janie Ruth Johnson Stewart, ’64, of Warner Robins, Ga., died Apr. 6, 2008. 20s Zena G. Causey, ’27, of Vienna, Ga., died Mar. 1, 2008 at her residence. She was 99. Katharine McCracken Elder, ’29, of St. Simons Island, Ga., died Feb. 6, 2008. She was 99. 30s Rachel McMullen Hood Atkisson, ’38, of Milledgeville, Ga., died Feb. 14, 2008, at the age of 90. Mary R. Broome, ’39, passed away on Feb. 29, 2008. Elna Mae Capel, ’38, of Molena, Ga. died Mar. 6, 2008, at the age of 90. Alice Walker Coffin Gill, ’39, of Ellaville, Ga., died on May 21, 2008, at her home. She was 89. Alice was elected to fill her first husband's unexpired term as a State Senator when he died unexpectedly in 1951, becoming the second woman Senator ever to serve in the Georgia Legislature. Florence Phillips Griffin, ’39, of Atlanta, Ga., died in her home Aug. 11, 2008. She was 88. Kathryn Pennington, ’34, a longtime resident of Dekalb County, Ga., passed away on July 22, 2008. Mary S. Sewell, ’38, of Mt Dora, Fla., died Mar. 3, 2008. Frankie Calhoun Ware, ’39, of Soperton, Ga., died Apr. 11, 2008. Sara Frances Brittain Lowe, ’40, of Atlanta, Ga., died Mar. 17, 2008. She was 89. Nada Street McDowell, ’47, of Monticello, Ga., died at her home on June 6, 2008, at the age of 81. Virginia C. McLeod, ’48, of Pittsford, N.Y., passed away on May 2, 2008, at the age of 81. Mildred "Teany" Anderson Austin Watson, ’49, of Perry, Ga., passed away Dec. 30, 2007, at age 79. Louise Faver Watters, ’43, passed away on Feb. 19, 2008. 70s Lamar Eugene Brooks, ’72, of Driftwood, Tex., died Jul. 28, 2008, at the age of 70. Jerry Thomas Bush, ’70, of Milledgeville, Ga., passed away Apr. 14, 2008, at age 67. Emmett William Denerson ("Big D"), ’75, of Macon, Ga., passed away on Jul. 16, 2008, at the age of 76. Stephen Lamar Pope, ’78, of Macon, Ga., died Jul. 21, 2008, at age 61. 50’s Marilyn Meadows Brewer, ’59, of Lizella, Ga., died Aug. 10, 2008, at age 70. Wilmarose Nicholson Davis, ’52, of Irmo, S.C., died Jun. 13, 2008, at age 76. Dolores Johnson Hall, ’50, passed away at age 79. Marilyn McCrary Robbins, ’59, of West Columbia, Ga., passed away Jul. 6, 2008. Myrtle Lee Simmons Blakely Speake, ’50, of Clinton, S.C., passed away Jul. 3, 2008, at age 103. Helen Jane Foard Sweat, ’53, of Savannah, Ga., passed away on Jun. 23, 2008, at age 80. 80s James Frederick Brown, ’81, of Warner Robins, Ga., passed away on Apr. 2, 2008, at age 75. Jeff Golmitz, ’83, of Macon, Ga., died Jun. 1, 2008. He was 42. Roscoe "Sonny" Russell Roberts, ’80, of Warner Robins, Ga., passed away Mar. 20, 2008. He was 73. David E. Starr, ’82, of Macon, Ga., died on Apr. 15, 2008, at age 43. 40s Mildred Adams, ’47, of Butler, Ga., died Jul. 8, 2008 at age 96. Modenia Andrews, ’46, of Dekalb County, Ga., recently passed away at age 82. Betty Walker Bennett, ’45, of Fort Gaines, Ga., died on Mar. 20, 2008. 18 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 honor Honor Roll Fall Phonathon I Class of ‘56 celebrates their 50th anniversary. n September, we kicked off our annual Fall Phonathon for the Heritage Fund. The Heritage Fund provides critical support for student scholarships, student research, library resources and advanced technology. We have an outstanding group of callers including students from throughout the Southeast, as well as international students from Nigeria, Kenya, Jamaica, Romania, and China. There are so many exciting things happening on campus they would love to talk to you about, and they would enjoy hearing your memories and experiences at Georgia College. We hope you will be able to speak with one of our students; they are very eager to speak with you! Peabody Endowed Scholarship T he Peabody School goes back to the early days of Georgia College, known then as Georgia Normal and Industrial College when plans for a model school accompanied the college’s founding in 1899. The model school served as a preparatory school where student teachers would gain experience as they practiced their skills. The school became the Peabody School and it added grades in the years that followed. 1918 marked the year of its first senior class. The school was in session until after the 1970s but it transitioned from offering high school classes in 1956 with the completion of Baldwin High School. That year’s senior class celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006 and with the momentous occasion the class committed to an endowment in honor of the Peabody School and their past teachers. “It’s important for the Peabody legacy to continue,” says Mrs. Faye Johnson, a member of the 1956 class. “Establishing an endowed scholarship would ensure the legacy continues and most importantly would impact future generations of educators.” With that in mind, the endowment will be dedicated to students who are majoring in the field of education with a first preference to relatives of Peabody School attendees. “The plan is to continue raising funds for the scholarship to see it grow and benefit many students in the years ahead,” says Mrs. Johnson. To date over $12,000 has been raised towards the Peabody Endowed Scholarship. A committee of Peabody alumni was created to work alongside the staff of University Advancement. This committee includes Betty Pettigrew Smith (’56), Frances (Deedie) Binion Sibley (’50),Cecile Hattaway Parker (’56), Faye Teague Johnson (’56), Polly Farr Echols (’50). We are pleased to report that a commemorative marker has been established on the site of the Peabody School thanks to the generosity of Rick and Donna Williams at Williams Funeral Home. The marker stands next to what is today Georgia College’s library. Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 19 2007-2008 Foundation Trustees Executive Committee E. Alexander Gregory, Jr., '78, '79 Board Chair Marietta, GA Thomas W. Brown, Jr. Vice Chair Thomson, GA Amy S. Amason Vice President, External Relations and University Advancement, GCSU Executive Director, GCSU Foundation, Inc. Milledgeville, GA Genie Snyder Chamberlin, '82 Chair, Trustee Development Committee Athens, GA E. Max Crook Chair, Finance Committee Macon, GA J. David Dyer, Jr., '69 Board Treasurer Milledgeville, GA James B. Fleece Chair, Investment Committee Greensboro, GA Dorothy Leland President, GCSU Milledgeville, GA Robert A. Stevens, Sr. Chair, Real Property Committee Greensboro, GA Stanford G. Wilson, '77 Chair, Fundraising Committee Atlanta, GA William R. Jenkins Atlanta, GA Kenneth Marks Milledgeville, GA Jean Crittenden Morris, '50 Atlanta, GA Bobby E. Parham Milledgeville, GA Hugh Peterson, Jr. Atlanta, GA Carol G. Pryor, '39 ** Augusta, GA Donald Rhodes, '88 Warner Robins, GA Dudley Rowe Milledgeville, GA Christopher Schepis, '71, '83 Alexandria, VA Pete Shields Milledgeville, GA Ted Smith McIntyre, GA Anthony Tan Las Vegas, NV Charles K. Tarbutton Sandersville, GA Russell E. Walden Milledgeville, GA Jeff Wansley, '87 Atlanta, GA Jo Slade Wilbanks, '69 Macon, GA Artis Williamson, '91 Milledgeville, GA **Active Emeritus R. Randolph Puckett * Enman J. Sheppard Macon, GA Winston H. Sibley Milledgeville, GA Nathaniel Smith Milledgeville, GA John T. Williamson Milledgeville, GA William Zarkowsky * Members At Large Leah Blasingame, ‘03 Macon, Ga. Lynnette Cannon, ‘59 Tucker, Ga. *Eric Chambers, ‘08 President, Student Ambassador Team Milledgeville, GA Matthew Davis, ‘02, ‘04 Milledgeville, Ga. Christopher Gibson, ‘00, ‘03 Macon, Ga. *Ryan T. Greene, ‘09 President, Student Government Association Milledgeville, Ga. Wylly Harrison, ‘04 Athens, Ga. Barbara Worsham McAlister, ‘62 Palmetto, Ga. Thomas McCormack, ‘83 Athens, Ga. Brigitte Davis Moten, ‘89 Macon, Ga. Peggy Eubanks Salvesen, ‘60 Fort Myers, Fla. *Elyssa Sanner, ‘09 Representative, Student Ambassador Team Milledgeville, Ga. Danielle Barfield Simms, ‘96 Atlanta, Ga. *Betty Pettigrew Smith, ‘76, ‘78 Representative, Peabody School Milledgeville, Ga. Gail Webb Spivey, ‘92 Milledgeville, Ga. Patrice Reaves Terrell, ‘02, ‘05 Eatonton, Ga. Toney Tukes, ‘99 Stockbridge, Ga. *Stanford G. Wilson, '77 Chair, GCSU Foundation Board Atlanta, Ga. * Ex Officio Honorary Member Mrs. Hugh Peterson, Sr. * * Deceased 2007-2008 Alumni Board of Directors Executive Committee Donald Rhodes, ‘88 President Warner Robins, Ga. Artis Williamson, '91 President Elect Chair, Alumni Events Committee Milledgeville, Ga. Wendy Moore Bibb, ‘89 ‘96 Immediate Past President Chair, Nominating Committee Sandersville, Ga. Vacant Treasurer Chair, Finance & Facilities Committee Susan C. Stewart, ‘70 Chair, Outreach Committee Alpharetta, Ga. Dorothy Ann McKinley, ‘65 Chair, Alumni & Foundation Scholarship Committee Greensboro, Ga. Brenda Mason, ‘90 Chair, Alumni Awards Committee Milledgeville, Ga. Stephen M. Stewart, ‘77, ‘80 Sub-Chair, Alumni Events Committee Milledgeville, Ga. Joffrey Blair, ‘02, ‘04 Sub-Chair, Alumni Events Committee Milledgeville, Ga. Jean Crittenden Morris, ‘50 Reunion Liaison Atlanta, Ga. Members Beegee Clark Baugh, '50 Milledgeville, GA Jacqueline Becton Bell, '51 Dillard, GA Malcolm S. Burgess, Jr. Macon, GA Melanie B. Cook Atlanta, GA Mary Etna Bennett Dudley, '50 Thomson, GA Maxine S. Goldstein Milledgeville, GA Ellen S. Goodrich Milledgeville, GA Emeritus Members George S. Carpenter, Jr. Milledgeville, GA G. Lee Dickens Milledgeville, GA Rebecca Hearn Daughtry * Cecil M. Hodges, Jr. Sandersville, GA Mrs. J. L. Jennings * Donald C. Johnston * Frederick T. Main Milledgeville, GA 20 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 donors President’s Society Chappell Circle ($10,000 and above) The Chappell Circle honors the first president of what is now Georgia College & State University, J. Harris Chappell. Dr. Chappell served from 1891 to 1904. This circle of giving recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $10,000 or more to the GCSU Foundation within the fiscal year. Ted and Joni Smith Mr. and Mrs. Bahram Atefat BB&T Bank - Milledgeville Branch Dr. Leslie G. Callahan, Jr.* Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc., Augusta Mrs. Mary Etna B. Dudley Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, Inc. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Johnson* John S. & James L. Knight Foundation Dr. Martin Lammon and Ms. Libby Davis Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation, Inc. Miss Emily Myrtice Lynch Mr. and Mrs. Harold D. Mason, Sr. Oconee RESA Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Peterson, Jr. Mrs. Ila K. Pinyan Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Saladin Gregory and Jacqueline Sedor Mr. and Mrs. Robin Snell Sodexo Alliance, Inc. Mr. Anthony Tan Mr. Gordon M. Telford, Jr. and Ms. Kathryn Telford The Camille And Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. Toyota Scion of Milledgeville The Union-Recorder Vought Aircraft Industries Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Stanford G. Wilson Wright and Lynda Banks Mr. Rex and Mrs. Jean Crittenden Morris Mrs. Chandler M. Tagliabue Tri-County EMC University System of Georgia Foundation YKK Corporation of America 2008 Honor Roll of Donors The Georgia College & State University Foundation Giving Report lists the names of all alumni and friends who made gifts of $100 or more to the university through the Foundation and/or the Alumni Association during fiscal year 2008 (July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008). We are grateful for your support of Georgia College. Members of the President’s Society made gifts of $1,000 or more to GCSU during the 2008 fiscal year. Tammy Crow Beatty and James Beatty Mr. and Mrs. Clifford A. Bell Mr. Wendell Bowden Mrs. Kathryn R. Brabson Brasfield & Gorrie LLC The Brick Mr. and Mrs. Tad Brown Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Bruner Mrs. Mildred G. Bunting Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm S. Burgess, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burrell Dr. Dwight Call Cameron & Roberts Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. William T. Casey, Jr. Dr. Genie S. Chamberlin Mr. Hugh W. Cheek Cherokee Brick and Tile Company Cherokee Rose Resort, LLC. The Christman Company Citizens Bank of Washington County Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United, Inc., Milledgeville The Coca-Cola Foundation Matching Gifts Program Mrs. Patricia S. Cochran Dr. Mary Sue Coleman Collins Hill Touchdown Club, Inc. Mrs. Ruth H. Compton Ms. Melanie B. Cook Mrs. Melba G. Cooper Mr. and Mrs. E. Max Crook Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Curry Daktronics, Inc. Dr. Bobbye Jo W. Davidson Dr. Therry N. Deal Drs. Joe and Linda D. DeVitis Mrs. Sarah S. Dillon* Mrs. Joan R. Dorsett Drswaby.com Mrs. Charlee P. Duke Dunwody/Beeland Architects, Inc. Dyer Construction, Inc. Dynamic Innovation Group Eastside Commercial Bank Dr. and Mrs. George Echols Mrs. Jane A. Edmonds Dr. Marianne Edwards and Mr. Edward L. Sibilsky Eli Lilly and Company Exchange Bank Dr. and Mrs. John H. Ferguson Mrs. Patricia W. Flanders Mr. Gregory F. Force Mr. Philip J. Franklin Dr. Sandra Gangstead Gannett Foundation, Inc Mrs. Emily S. Garner Mr. Charles Garrison GCSU International Club Georgia Pan Rental Georgia Power Company Dr. Lee Gillis and Dr. Jude Hirsch Dr. Michael Gleason Mr. and Mrs. Jake Goldstein Mrs. Ellen Goodrich Drs. Anne V. and John B. Gormly Mr. and Mrs. E. Alex Gregory, Jr. Miss Jane M. Haddock Mrs. Cheryl W. Hammock Hands on Network, Inc. Dr. Robert Haney Harcon, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. John F. Harrington, Jr. Mrs. Roberta M. Hatcher Mr. Charles B. Hodges, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Hodges, Jr. Mr. William R. Jenkins Drs. Jo Ann and Kenneth Jones Dr. and Mrs. Paul A. Jones Dr. Martha L. and Mr. Robert L. Keber Kent Hyundai Mitsubishi Mrs. Linda K. Kerce Dr. Cheryl P. Kish Knowles Painting & General Construction Lambda Pi Chapter, Delta Zeta Mrs. Audrey M. Lewis Dr. and Mrs. Jim Lidstone Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lineberger Dr. and Mrs. John H. Lounsbury Dr. and Mrs. M. Robert Lowe Mrs. Naomi C. Lucas Madison-Poss & Associates, Inc. Magnolia State Bank Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Massey Mr. and Mrs. F. Gay McMichael Mrs. Josephine E. McRee Mid-South Lumber Co. Milledgeville Music Club, Inc. Mrs. Carmela Montes de Oca Mr. and Mrs. Larry Moore Miss Rebecca Mulligan Dr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Neligan, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Roger A. Noel Dr. Maidana K. Nunn Mr. Clifton M. Olmstead Mrs. Phillippa K. Paddison Mr. and Mrs. Ace Parker Jimmy and Phyllis Pitts Plywood & Door Manufacturers Corp. Dr. Carol Graham Pryor, M.D. Mr. Joseph B. Psalmonds, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gus Pursley, Jr. Mr. Donald E. Rhodes Mrs. Jean N. Ritchie Dudley and Jenny Rowe Mrs. Karen Rowell-Smith Mr. Richard Ryan Dr. Joe and Mrs. Patti Samprone Mr. K. Christopher Schepis Ms. Krista J. Seckinger Mr. Dilanka Seimon Ms. Hilda B. Shrum Mr. and Mrs. Quintus Sibley Skyline Forming, Inc. Mrs. Betty P. Smith Mr. Preston Snyder Southern Pan Services Co. State Farm Insurance Companies Mr. Stephen M. Stewart Dr. Susan C. Stewart Ms. Barbara J. Stickel Mrs. Rosemary S. Strickland Tap Office Furniture Co. Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Tarbutton Tayco Contractors, Inc. Mrs. Lorraine T. Taylor The Telegraph Thiele Kaolin Company Ms. Lucy L. Underwood United Forming, Inc. The UPS Foundation Ms. Mary E. Vaughn Mr. and Mrs. Russ Walden Mr. and Mrs. H. Jay Walker, III Wal-Mart Foundation Wal-Mart Milledgeville Mr. and Mrs. Sam Watson Welder’s Supply Mr. R. D. Wheeler Mrs. R. W. Wicker Ms. Jo S. Wilbanks Mr. and Mrs. John T. Williamson Mr. Bruce Wilson Miss Elizabeth Wilson* Windstream Communications Mrs. Betty A. Witman Mr. Edward W. Wolak Mrs. Rhonda P. Wood World Hi-Fi Video and Appliance Youth Service America Drs. Harold and Eugenia Zallen Beeson Circle ($2,500 to $4,999) The Parks Circle commemorates the second president of the university, Marvin McTyeire Parks. President Parks served from 1905 to 1926. This circle of giving recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $5,000 - $9,999 to the GCSU Foundation within the fiscal year. Anonymous Mrs. Beegee C. Baugh Dr. Louis P. Bucklin Burgess Pigment Company Campus Crest at Milledgeville, LLC Carpet Capital Running Club, Inc. Craig-Massee Real Estate Mr. and Mrs. David Dyer ExxonMobil Foundation Five Star Food Service Mr. and Mrs. James B. Fleece GEICO Corporation Mr. Dean Grant Mr. and Mrs. John A. Hackney Dr. Thomas Krilowicz Dr. Dorothy Leland Dr. Kenneth Marks and Mr. Steven C. Rogers Mrs. Kimberly H. Martin Richard & Martha H. McEwen Fund at Dade Community Murray Barnes, L.L.P. Dr. Dorothy Pinkston Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Roberts Dr. and Mrs. John E. Sallstrom United Way of Central Georgia Mr. and Mrs. Haynes Waters, III Dr. Elaine E. Whitaker University Club ($500 to $999) A-1 U Rent, Inc. AGL Resources Inc. Anonymous Atlanta Foam Fabricators, Inc. Attaway Waste Services Mr. Steve Barsby Mrs. Alice D. Bell Mrs. Emmie V. Berryman Bodyplex Fitness Ms. Linda Branch Mrs. Jane M. Brogdon Mr. Steve Brown Buffington’s Bug House Pest Control Mr. Joseph T. Cardwell Mr. John Carrick Mr. Ross Cheely Mr. Barry F. Collins Mrs. Meg Crowder Mr. Russell Crumbley Cuscowilla Golf Resort at Lake Oconee Cutlight Classics Mrs. Leah K. Defore DSSG Builders & Developers Dr. Ken Farr Dr. Barbara Funke G & S Gas Service, Inc. Mr. Ronnie Gainous Dr. Keith Garnto The Geo. D. Warthen Bank Mr. Richard Goodson, Jr. Mr. Alan Grant Mr. Phillip W. Hardin Ms. Lyn Harris Mrs. Georgia W. Harris Dr. Bruce Harshbarger Mr. Wallace Hill Mrs. Elizabeth S. Hines Mr. John F. Hoffner Dr. Leta M. Holder Mr. D. Eric Holmes Mr. Dennis O. Hopf Ms. Lori Howard Dr. Walter L. Isaac Johnson & Johnson, Inc. Mr. Cliff Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Johnson, Sr. Mrs. Mary P. Jones Mrs. Betty H. Jordan Mr. and Mrs. Les Kaines Mrs. Donna A. Kee Mrs. Diane Kirkwood Ms. Lynn Lavery Mrs. Billie W. Lawing Mr. Robert E. Lee Mrs. Wendy M. Leverett Lord, Aeck & Sargent, Inc. Dr. Christopher M. Lowery Macon Power Magnolia Park Mr. Carlton McDonald Parks Circle ($5,000 to $9,999) The Parks Circle commemorates the second president of the university, Marvin McTyeire Parks. President Parks served from 1905 to 1926. This circle of giving recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $5,000 - $9,999 to the GCSU Foundation within the fiscal year. Stan and Wanda Aldridge American Chemical Society Community Foundation of Central Georgia IMERYS Clays Inc. Mrs. Frances Y. Kuniansky Linger Longer Development Co. Mrs. and Mrs. Marty Litchfield Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. McMillan, III MidSouth Federal Credit Union Mrs. Marian M. Phillips Rheem Manufacturing, Milledgeville Wells Circle ($1,000 to $2,499) The Wells Circle observes the service of Guy Herbert Wells, the fourth president of this institution. Dr. Wells served from 1934 to 1953. This circle of giving recognizes those individuals and organizations that contribute $1,000 - $2,499 to the GCSU Foundation within the fiscal year. All Phase Electric Company Aluma Systems Mr. and Mrs. Craig Amason American Specialties Company Ms. A. Kay Anderson Anonymous Atlanta Alumni Club Mr. F. Camp Bacon, Jr. and Ms. Nancy Terrill Mrs. Sandra Smith Balchin BASF Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bass Ms. Emily Stevens Baumann *Deceased Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 21 Mr. Charles McElheny Mrs. Carol Meany Paul Messer Mrs. Frances I. Miller Mr. W. D. Millians Dr. L. Leotus Morrison Mr. Jim Moseley Dr. Wendy Mullen Murray State University Mr. James R. Myers, Jr. Oconee Regional Medical Center Mrs. Thomas B. Park Peabody Class of 1956 Ms. Staci S. Phillips Physical & Athletic Rehabilitation Center Mr. James D. Prim Mrs. Lazelle C. Reagan Ms. Nadirah Ross Mrs. Peggy E. Salvesen Mrs. Peggy G. Sammons Dr. Luis Samper Secure Health Plans of Georgia, LLC Sharon United Methodist Church Shell Oil Company Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Craig D. Smith Southside Tire and Brake Mr. and Mrs. Todd A. Staples Mr. M. John Steensland, III Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Stevens, Sr. SunTrust Bank Atlanta Foundation Mr. John M. Tabor The Women’s Care Center, PC Dr. Frank E. Thompson TNS TelecomNetwork Mr. Robert M. Trulock Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery T. Wansley Mr. Harvey E. Weimer Mrs. Cheryl F. Wheat Mrs. Cathy B. Williams Ms. Nan M. Williams WMVG-WKZR Dr. Dale Young Blue & Green Club ($250 to $499) Accent Fence, Inc. Dr. Gerald Adkins Mr. Antonin Aeck Dr. Donald Alexander, Jr. Mr. James Ammons Mrs. Stacey Anderson Andy W. Watson, Jr. & Associates. LLC. Anonymous Mrs. Lynda D. Anthony Mr. and Mrs. James M. Augustine Ms. Roxanna Austin Dr. Carol Bader Baldwin Body Shop Bank of America Foundation Ms. Julie Barber Mr. Keith E. Barlow Mrs. Beegee C. Baugh Mr. John P. Baum, III Mrs. Merle C. Bearden Beckham’s Used Cars Mr. William C. Beddingfield Dr. Richard N. Bialac Black Association of Nursing Students Mr. Jerry J. Bloodworth Mrs. Suzanne C. Brabson Mrs. Wynette S. Bralley Mr. T. D. Brannan Ms. Loretta Braxton Mr. Charles F. Bryant Mr. Mark Bryson Buckhead Financial, Inc. Mr. Randolph Bucklin Mr. Edward Budo Mr. Steve Burdette Mrs. Lenette O. Burrell Ms. Barbara Camp Ms. Jennifer R. Carter Mr. Michael M. Cavin Century Bank and Trust Ms. Jennifer B. Chandler Mr. Alvin Chapman Chris R. Sheridan & Co. Club Car, Inc. Mrs. Gwendolyn W. Collier Dr. Bud Cooper Brenda Groves Corbin Mr. Jim Crawford Mrs. Roberta A. Crittenden Mr. Micheal Cummings Ms. Beate Czogalla Dr. Ajantha W. Dahanayake Mr. Matthew S. Davis Dr. Melanie DeVore Dr. Michael Digby Ms. Nancy Dodd Don Blackburn & Associates, Inc. Mrs. Ann B. Doster Mrs. Judith S. Douglas Mr. Neil G. Dyer Mr. Charles H. Edgy Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund First National Bank of the South Fitness Plus Health Club L.L.C. Ms. Jan Flynn Fowler-Flemister Concrete, Inc. Frames & Things Dr. Andrea M. Garmon Mr. Greg Gaston Mr. Ben G. Gautier Dr. Bruce Gentry The Georgia Historical Society Dr. Faye W. Gilbert Mr. William Godwin Dr. Tanya Goette Mrs. Carol Goings Golf Cart City Ms. Maria Gordon Mr. James M. Grant, CPA, PC Mr. Thomas Greenstone Mr. David Groseclose Mrs. Anna H. Hall Mr. H. Eugene Hall Harbor Club Harmony Pet Resort Mr. Steven Harrell Mr. William G. Harrison Mr. Steven F. Hauser Ms. Christy T. Henry Mr. Craig Henry Ms. Leigh Hern Mr. Carlos Herrera Mr. Paul P. Higgs Dr. Jane Hinson Mrs. Glenda B. Hobbs Mr. C. N. Howard Mrs. Laraine P. Howard Hydro, Inc. Illinois Tool Works Foundation James R. & Charlotte J. Thorne Family Fund Ms. Nancy E. Jay Ms. Sharon L. Jones Mrs. Phyllis K. Kennedy Mr. Kenneth F. Kopesky Mrs. Constance B. Krueger Mr. Larry W. Lake Lakeside Petroleum Ms. Dana I. Leary Ms. Stephanie Lewis Little Fishing Creek Golf Course Mrs. Martha D. Lokey Dr. Jan E. Mabie Ms. Linda Mains Mrs. Georgia Darden Marsh Mr. Walter T. Martin Dr. William F. McDaniel Mrs. Dorothy Ann McKinley Mrs. Gay L. McTyre Medical Arts Pharmacy Dr. Chesley S. Mercado Dr. Richard Mercier and Mr. John Hebel Milledgeville Bone & Joint Specialist Milledgeville Kiwanis Club Mr. Jim Miller Mrs. Lisa N. Miller Mills Industrial Construction, Inc. Mrs. Gayla P. Miskell Dr. Nancy Mizelle Mr. Kevin Morice Mrs. Mildred P. O’Brien Mrs. Rebecca A. O’Brien Ms. Carol Ormond Dr. Anne Patterson Peach State Nursing Agency, LTD Dr. Greg Pepetone Pettigrew Accounting Service Ms. Suzanne Pittman Mr. Kerry Price Mrs. Cay Quattlebaum Mr. Edward J. Quinones Mrs. Judy M. Rader Mrs. Daisy H. Rickett Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC Roc’s Cork Shoppe Mrs. Sherri B. Rollins RTS Associates, LLC Mrs. Lindy Ruark Mr. Robert K. Salsman Mrs. Patricia Samprone Dr. Doreen Sams Dr. Rachel A. Schipper Sellers Electrical Contracting, Inc. Serenity Wellness Spa Mrs. Sara R. Sherberger Mrs. Lewissa D. Singleton Mr. Erick Siqueira Mrs. Christina V. Smith Mrs. Pauline Allen Smith Mr. Maurice M. Smith Mr. Steven Smith Mr. and Mrs. Lee A. Snelling Specialty Crane & Fabrication, Inc. Sportsprint Star and Crescent of Milledgeville Mrs. Martha Stevens Mrs. Virginia Y. Stone Mr. Michael E. Sullivan Mrs. Leolene M. Tate Mrs. Mary Thomas Ms. Beth Thompson Mrs. Joan G. Trundle Dr. Craig Turner Mr. Robert Turner U-Save Auto Rental Ms. Bethany Van Gotum Mrs. Lucy C. Van Stirum Mr. David Veal Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Wade Dr. Bill Wall Mrs. Betty F. Wallace Ms. Mary V. Warnell Mrs. Mildred B. West Mr. Fielding D. Whipple, Sr. and Dr. Harriet L. Whipple Mr. William S. Wilfong, Jr. Mrs. Delacey H. Wilkins Mrs. Blanche H. Williams Dr. Clarence Williams, Jr. Mildred Hagood Williams Mr. Jimmy E. Wilson Mr. Michael J. Wooden Mr. William Wraga Mrs. Jane C. Wyatt Dr. Tina Yarborough Century Club ($100 to $249) 4-H Club Leaders Fund Mr. Thomas M. Aaberg Mrs. Elizabeth H. Abbott Mr. Tommy Abernethy Ms. Bathsheba Abitz Ms. Debbie Adair Mr. Donald I. Adams Mr. John W. Adams Miss Clara Pauline Addy Mrs. Shirley W. Aderhold Mr. Todd Adolph Mr. Herbert A. Agnew, II Ms. Tiffany M. Agnew Mr. James R. Ahmann Mr. Juan A. Alcarria Mrs. Nancy A. Alford Mrs. Charlene G. Alker All Crane & Hoist Services, Inc. Allen & Allen Funeral Services, INC. Mrs. Cindy Allen Mr. George Allen Mr. James Allen Ms. Mary L. Allen Mrs. Susan C. Allen Mrs. Nina H. Alligood Ms. Sheree Allmon Ms. Wanda A. Ammons Mr. Dave Anderson Mrs. Melissa N. Anderson Ms. Ruth S. Anderson Mr. Timothy L. Anderson Mrs. Virginia N. Anderson Antebellum Inn Mrs. Barbara Johnson Appleby Mr. Harlan T. Archer Dr. J. J. Arias Dr. Thomas F. Armstrong Mrs. Mary C. Arnold Artistic Land Designs Mrs. Donna Attaway Mrs. Allison Aultman Ms. Juanita B. Avery Bader & Associates, Inc. Mr. James Bader Mr. Morris Bailey Mrs. Reba H. Bailey Mrs. Carol D. Baker Baldwin High School Fund Mr. Rafael A. Ballagas Mr. Jonathon P. Barbaree Mr. Joseph Barbaree Mrs. Joyce G. Barnes Ms. Toyia Barnes Mrs. Faye T. Barr Mr. Jack R. Barrett, Jr. Dr. Sheree S. Barron Mr. James T. Barrow Bass Boat House Ms. Shannon Bass Mr. Stephen C. Bateman Mr. Aaron Batson Mrs. Elizabeth P. Battles Dr. Nicholas A. Beadles, II Mrs. Cynthia C. Beal Mrs. Lisa A. Beall Mrs. Ethel K. Beck Mrs. Betty Beck Mr. Scottie Beckham Mrs. Tina Beckham-Fain Mr. Craig J. Beitler In Memoriam Gifts were made to GCSU in memory of the following individuals during the 2008 fiscal year. Dr. Rose Baugh Bacon Ms. Carmen D. Bass Dr. Steve Bell Mr. John P. Bruner Mrs. Weylene E. Bucklin Mrs. Lillian Call Mr. Jim Carpenter Ms. Carol Chaklos Mrs. Margaret N. Climer Witt and Terri Cole Mrs. Marie L. Cook Mr. Dennis M. Crosby Mrs. Natalie H. DeLettre Mrs. Margery W. Fitzsimmons Mrs. Mary D. Fleming Mrs. Betty B. Garrison Mrs. Righton B. Gordy Dr. Helen I. Greene Mrs. Sara M. Gregory Mrs. Dolores J. Hall Mrs. Sandra L. Harvell Mr. Dean Lail Miss Emily Myrtice Lynch Ms. Martha Lynch Mrs. Agnes G. Martin Ms. Lena Martin Mrs. Hazel M. McCamy Mrs. Virginia V. Merola Mrs. Joyce Millians Mrs. Patience R. Peterson Mrs. Dennise C. Prim Ms. Elizabeth A. Rihm Mr. Lewis P. Williams Mrs. Margaret H. Wilson 22 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 Ms. Mae C. Bell BellSouth Ms. Karen Belote Mrs. Harriet Benning The Bert Williams Show Ms. Rita Bettis Mrs. Sylvia M. Betts Mrs. Elaine D. Birdsong Ms. Karen Bisso Mr. Larry Bixler Mrs. Peggy S. Bixler Mrs. Ann F. Black Mr. Robert A. Black, Sr. Blackbird Coffee Mrs. Caren M. Blair Ms. Anne J. Blakely Mr. Bill Bland Dr. Shannon L. Blanton Mr. Thomas R. Blenk Mrs. Rose Marie Ussery Blizzard Mrs. Teresa Blizzard Mr. William Boatman Mrs. Vicki N. Bolton Mr. James Booth Mrs. Helen C. Boruff Mrs. Cherie L. Boston Mr. Dennis Botto Mr. Franklin Boulineau Mr. Mark Bowen Mrs. Sara B. Boyd Mrs. Helen L. Brackett Ms. Caroline Bradberry Ms. Willene Bradford Ms. Emily B. 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Carling Mrs. Katherine W. Carlyle Ms. Myrtice I. Carpenter Mrs. Alice H. Carr Mrs. Kim S. Carr Dr. Peter M. Carriere Mrs. Doris D. Carrigan Ms. Patricia A. Carson Mrs. Desiree Carter Ms. Joan Carter Dr. Ginger R. Carter-Miller Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Carty Mr. William J. Cassidy Mrs. Ginger Chaffinch Mrs. Miriam J. Chamberlain Mrs. Suzanne B. Chambliss Ms. Jane Chance Mrs. Angela Chandler Mr. Glenn Chandler *Deceased Ms. M. Katherine Chandler Charlie Wood Inc. Mr. Ronald Chipman Mr. James B. Christopher Ms. Sherri A. Christopher Mr. Vincent A. Ciampa Cicco’s Ice Cream Co., Inc. d/b/a Bruster’s Lawren Mr. Gene Clance Mrs. Carla L. Clark Mrs. Louise H. Clark Mrs. Craig F. Clary Mrs. Lynne Clemence Dr. Steve D. Clements, Jr. Mrs. Sallie A. Coke Mrs. Brenda J. Colbert Coldwell Banker Elite Ms. Susan S. Cole Ms. M. A. Collier Ms. Allene Collins Mr. B. John Collins, Jr. Ms. Beverly K. Collins Ms. Debra Collins Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Collins Mr. Stephen C. Collins Commercial Real Estate Settlements Ms. Rebecca D. Conover Mrs. LeeAnn M. Conway Mr. Edgar T. Cook, III Mr. James Cook Mrs. Jane D. Cooper Mrs. Susan S. Cooper Mr. James C. Coplin Mrs. Anna C. Corn Mrs. Gretchen W. Corum Mrs. Beverly W. Council Mr. J. F. Council Mrs. Sandra H. Couroux Covenant Presbyterian Church Mr. Hubert Cown Mr. Bryan Cox Mrs. Jane H. Cox Mr. William R. Craig Mrs. Billy S. Crawford Mrs. Kathryn W. Crawford Dr. Leslie W. Crawford Mrs. Florence E. Crooke Mr. John C. Crouse Mr. C. H. Crowe Mr. Donald L. Crowe Ms. Jeri Croyle Ms. Colleen Crupie Cullen Equipment Co. Ms. Flor Culpa-Bondal Mrs. Wanda Culpepper Mr. Thomas Curtis Ms. Cathy Dailey Dairy Queen Dr. Richard M. Daleski Ms. Sydney Dalman Mr. Randy Dalrymple Mrs. Lorraine H. Daniel Mrs. Myra M. Daniel Mr. and Mrs. William Danish Mr. James Dant Mr. David Dantzler Mrs. Dorothy S. Darby Ms. Beth Davis Mr. James T. Davis Mrs. Sandra S. Davis Ms. Virginia C. Davis Mr. John Davison Mrs. Dollean Daymude Mrs. Kathie F. Deen Dr. Robert Deimler Mrs. Gay P. Dellinger Ms. Debra Deskins Ms. Margaret M. DiCarlo Mrs. Kay D. Dickinson Mr. Roger A. Dickinson Mrs. Jill Diel Mr. Albert N. Difelice Mr. and Mrs. Skip DiFelice Mrs. Jacquelyn R. Dillard Mr. Robert F. Dillard Mrs. Sarah M. Dismuke Mrs. Pat Dixon DIY Equipment Rental Dr. Aggie B. Dockery Mr. Marvin L. Dodson Ms. Doris T. Donaldson Donaldson, Garrett & Associates, Inc. Mr. Dennis A. Doucet Mr. Charles B. Douglas Mrs. Neva L. Douglas Mrs. Mary D. Douglass Drouillard’s Karate Studio Mr. Robert B. Dructor Mrs. Bonnie M. Duckworth Ms. Richie D. Duckworth Ms. Angelyn A. Duke Ms. Deann M. Duke Mrs. Marion B. Duncan Ms. Eileen Dunk Mr. Gerald Dunkleman Mrs. Cynthia Dupree Mr. Thomas E. DuPree, Sr. Mr. Robert F. Durden Ms. Teresa Durkee Mrs. Rosemary Dyer Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Dykes Eady Insurance Repair Dr. Glenn C. Easterly Mrs. Linda R. Easterly Mr. David Ebrite Mrs. Frances D. Edge Mrs. Dana B. Edgens Dr. Lee C. Edwards Dr. Gertrude Ehrlich Mr. Kenneth F. Elder Mrs. Dorothy G. Ellis Mr. Joshua Ellis Mr. Robert A. Ellis Mrs. Janis A. Embry Ms. Kim Emmett Ms. May T. Engeman Equifax Inc. Ms. Kelly Erola Ms. Nancy Erwin Mr. Carl M. Eschenbach Mrs. Ainsley Eubanks Mrs. Marjorie W. Evans Mrs. Diane D. Ewing Executive Cleaning, Inc Mr. David E. Ezell Mr. Fabian L. Fain, Sr. Mrs. Tina B. Fain Mrs. Mary B. Farley Mrs. Emily C. Farmer Mr. Robert W. Farmer, III Mr. Mark D. Farr Dr. Roxanne L. Farrar Fastrac Ms. Laura Fault Mrs. Carol Feeney Mr. Dario Fenimore Ms. A. Faye Fennell Dr. Ronald Fietkau Mr. Glenn G. Fifarek Mrs. Bernadine K. Findley FireLine, Inc. First Baptist Church First Presbyterian Church Ms. Margaret E. Fischer Mr. Hartley W. Flanders Mr. Jeffrey A. Fleming Mr. N. Bond Fleming Mr. Bryan Fletcher Mrs. Rebecca S. Fletcher Mr. Michael J. Flinn Flo-Control, Inc. Mr. David Flohr Mr. David Florkowski Dr. Jennifer Flory Mr. Wilburn K. Flury Dr. Jerry W. Fly Mrs. Marguerite P. Folendore Mrs. Patricia R. Force Mr. Steven Forsyth Mrs. Tamlin B. Fortner Mr. Andrew Fouts Mrs. Cecilia M. Fowler Mr. John W. Fox Dr. Ralph H. France, III Freeport-McMoRan Ms. Angela Y. French Frontier Building Systems, Inc. Dr. Katherine M. Fuller Mr. Robert L. Fuller Mr. Mark Gainous Garbutt Construction Company Ms. Marie Garcia Mr. Milton F. Gardner Mrs. Nancy W. Gardner Mrs. Bertie M. Garrett Mrs. Ellamarie H. Garrett Mr. Frank L. Gaudry Mrs. Susan B. Gay GCSU Athletic Department GCSU Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Mr. Glenn F. George Mr. Christopher E. Gibson Ms. Wendy S. Giles In Honorarium Gifts were made to Georgia College in honor of the following individuals during the 2008 fiscal year. Mrs. Amy Amason Dr. Rose Baugh Bacon * Mrs. Elizabeth H. Bennett Ms. Rebecca S. Bevill Mr. Dennis Burleson Dr. Sarah E. Gordon Miss Deana G. Greene Dr. Helen I. Greene* Mr. E. Alexander Gregory, Jr. Ms. Louette C. Hardegree Mrs. Virgie S. Heffernan Dr. Jay Hodges Mrs. Barbara D. Houze Mr. William R. Jenkins Mrs. Beverly A. McWilliams Ms. Megan C. O’Neill Mrs. Barbara J. Palmer Dr. Mary E. Perkins Mrs. Kathleen L. Prussner Psychology Faculty Mr. James B. Russell Dr. Kenneth Saladin Dr. Craig D. Smith Mrs. Patsy S. Smith Ms. Lucy L. Underwood Mr. Eugene B. Veal Mrs. Louise C. Gillespie Mrs. Grace S. Girone Mrs. Margaret T. Glover Ms. Mary Goddard Ms. Nancy T. Goins Mr. Robert K. Goodman Ms. Sherion M. Goodson Mrs. Martha A. Gore Mr. Gerard Gould Mr. Alan C. Grant Mr. Dean H. Grant Mr. John W. Grant, Jr. Sen. John W. Grant, III Mrs. Charlotte H. Green Mrs. Coretta A. Green Mr. Kurt Greene Mrs. Teri Greene Mrs. Janice J. Greenway Mrs. Donna Gregory Mrs. Deanna S. Grice Mrs. Grace R. Griffin Mr. Joel H. Griffin Mrs. Jennifer L. Groover Mr. Charles M. Grubbs Dr. Angela J. Grube, Ph.D. Ms. Nancy Guess Dr. and Mr. Jean M. Guitton Dr. Edith I. Gunnels Mrs. Doris Gunter H.S. Wilson Construction Company, INC. Mrs. Kim M. Hakala Mr. J. Edward Hall Mr. Rigdon Hall Mrs. Nell F. Hambrick Mr. James Hamilton Mrs. Randi Hamner Mr. Donald P. Hankins Mrs. Kelly F. Hanretta Mr. Danny L. Harden Ms. Mallori L. Harden Mrs. Doris Hardie Dr. J. Denton Hardie Ms. W. L. Hardie Mrs. Beverly H. Hardin Mrs. Harriett W. Hargrove Ms. Karen S. Harper Ms. Amanda Harris Mrs. Carlene O. Harris Mr. Marvin Harris, Sr. Mr. Paul A. Harris Ms. Pamela Harrison Mr. Wylly R. Harrison Mrs. Judy L. Hastings Mr. Thomas L. Hatfield Mr. Michael Haupt Ms. Liz Havey Ms. Martha M. Hawkins Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 23 Matching Gift Companies Bank of America Foundation BellSouth Deloitte & Touche LLP DSM Chemicals North America, Inc. Eli Lilly and Company Equifax Inc. ExxonMobil Foundation Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund Freeport-McMoRan GE Foundation GEICO Corporation GlaxoSmithKline Foundation IBM Corporation Illinois Tool Works Foundation ING Foundation Johnson & Johnson, Inc. LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. Macy’s Foundation Martin Marietta Materials Medtronic, Inc. Merck & Co. Pfizer, Inc. Shell Oil Company Foundation State Farm Insurance Companies SunTrust Bank Atlanta Foundation The Black & Decker Corp. The Coca-Cola Foundation Matching Gifts Program The University Financing Foundation, Inc. The UPS Foundation Towers Perrin Wal-Mart Foundation Mrs. Patricia R. Hawkins Mrs. Gladys Marrie Lowder Haynes Mrs. Lillie A. Haywood Dr. Van B. Haywood Mr. Charles Head Ms. Gladys A. Heath Mr. James P. Heimpel Mrs. Alice D. Heldenfels Mrs. Louise K. Helton Dr. Mary S. Henderson Mrs. Susan Hendley Mr. Thomas B. Henstock Ms. Karen Herman Mr. Enrique Herrera Mr. Russell D. Herron Mrs. Deanna R. Hibbard Mrs. Kathryn K. Hicks Mr. William Hicks Ms. Teresa Higgins Mr. John W. Highsmith, Jr. Mrs. Angelyn H. Hightower Hilco Inc. Ms. Kathleen A. Hill Mr. W. Scott Hines Mr. Perry W. Hiott Dr. Jude Hirsch Hobbs Sporting Goods, INC. Mrs. Eulalia W. Hodge Ms. Ann J. Hodges Mrs. Linda Hodges Ms. Shirley H. Hodges Ms. Joy Hoge Mrs. Carol D. Holcomb Mrs. Mary L. Holland Ms. Melanie Holland Mr. Mark Hollar Ms. Elaine Hollis-Pritchard Mrs. Jonnie A. Holloway Ms. Patricia Hollowed Hooked On Dough, LLC.: Panera Bread Dr. Sara G. Hoover Mrs. Ann T. Hopper Dr. Maureen A. Horgan Horton Components Mrs. Elizabeth S. Hotchkiss Mr. Robert C. Householder Mrs. Barbara L. Howard Mr. Archie Howell, Sr. Mr. Craig Hoyt Mrs. Mary R. Hubbard Mr. John Hubert Mrs. Carolyn B. Huey Ms. Elaine Huff Mr. James B. Hughes Mrs. Mildred M. Hughes Mrs. Joy S. Humphrey Dr. Sarah H. Humphries Mrs. Janice H. Hunt Mr. James H. Hunter Ms. Eleanor A. Hurst Mrs. Deborah A. Hutcherson Mr. Gregory T. Hylick Mr. Randy W. Inboden Mrs. Helen H. Inman Ms. Janet Irvine Mrs. E. Wellborn Irwin Mr. George Ishee J. C. Grant Company Mrs. Amelia V. Jackson Mr. and Mrs. Richard Jackson Mr. David W. Jackson Mrs. Minta B. Jackson Mr. Richard B. Jackson Mrs. Robin C. Jackson Mr. Terry Jackson Mr. Terry C. Jackson Mr. Tom Jackson Mrs. Susie Jacobs Dr. Paul K. Jahr Mr. Raleigh B. James Mrs. Jewell R. Jarka Mrs. Amanda I. Jarriel Jason Ross Homes, Inc. Mr. David E. Jedneski Ms. Mayme S. Jenkins Mrs. Genelle Jennings Ms. Marjorie B. Jessup Mr. John H. Jiles John Manser Construction Mr. Hank Johns Mrs. Pamela E. Johns Ms. Tara M. Johns Mrs. Emily G. Johnson Mrs. Gwen Johnson Mrs. Marilyn Johnson Ms. Tammie M. Johnson Mr. James R. Johnston Mrs. Jean B. Jones Mrs. Juanita B. Jones Mrs. Kathryne A. Jones Mrs. Lynn P. Jones Dr. Martha J. Jones Dr. Sandra R. Jones Ms. Susan S. Jones Mrs. Sybil N. Jones Mrs. Vera H. Jones Mrs. Beth T. Jordan Mrs. Gladys Jordan Mrs. Janice B. Jordan Mrs. Mary M. Jordan Mr. Douglas J. Joris Mr. Ted Kallgren Mrs. Anne A. Kane Mr. Hal W. Kaplan Ms. Diane Karafotias Mr. Gregg Kaufman Mrs. Frances Webb Keaton Mr. Steve Keeble Mrs. Joyce Kenard Mrs. Sue Ellen B. Kensinger Ms. Phyllis A. Kent Mr. Steven I. Kidd Mr. William L. Kidd Mr. Kristofer L. Killian Ms. Felicia Kinard Mrs. Barbara T. King Dr. Donald A. King Ms. Sue S. King Martha Marian G. Kingery Mrs. Deborah L. Kinnard Mr. Robert A. Kinsey Mrs. Elizabeth Kistler Mr. Joseph M. Kitchens Ms. Mary D. Kitchens Mrs. Nancy R. Kitchens Dr. Karynne L. Kleine Klumb Lumber Company Mrs. Diane B. Knight Mrs. Joan G. Knighten Ms. Cindy Knox Mr. Robert S. Kovarovic KRA Inc. Mrs. Betty J. Kuhn Mr. Michael F. Kuppich Lake Sinclair Furniture Mrs. Polly Roberts Lamar Mr. David Lamb Ms. Mary Lynn E. Lambert Mr. Chris A. Lamphere Mrs. Mary J. Land Ms. Cynthia A. Landry, D.D.S. Dr. Betty Lane Mrs. Betty L. Langford Mr. W. Jerry Langston Mr. Benny Lanning Ms. Marie Lasseter Ms. Kathleen Laughlin Ms. Katherine A. Lawrence Mrs. Louise L. Lawrence Mrs. Mary R. Lee Mr. Robert R. Lemke Mr. Sean F. Lennon Mrs. Donna Q. Leoni Mr. Brian Leslie Dr. Beth C. Lessard Mr. Barry Lewis Mrs. Gloria W. Lewis Dr. Marian Lewis, Ph.D. Lieu’s Peking Restaurant, Inc. Mrs. Iris A. Lillard Mr. Marcus A. 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Mosely Mrs. Debbie Moss Mr. George G. Moss Mrs. Brigitte D. Moten Mrs. Helen P. Moynihan Mr. James W. Mozley, Jr. Mrs. Patsy D. Mozo Capt. Lesley E. Mufalli Mr. Paul Muldoon Mr. John Mullins Mr. William Mundy Ms. B. Ann Murphy Mr. Therrell Murphy, Jr. Ms. Carol Murrah Mrs. Lyndall H. Muschell Mr. Russel Neldon Mr. Kevin R. New Dr. Georgia A. Newman Mr. Mark S. Newman Mrs. Alice Newsome Mrs. Kathleen M. Newton Dr. David M. Nichols Mrs. Laura D. Nichols Ms. Rita P. Nicholson Dr. Steven Niergarth Mrs. Cheri Nix Mr. Douglas R. Noble Mrs. Joy Norman North Georgia Dermatology, P.C. Rev. Dewey L. Norton Ms. Donna Nottke Oak Road Dentistry Mr. Andrew M. O’Brien Oconee Medical Associates, LLC Mr. Ken Odum Ms. Lisa K. Oelke Dr. Doug R. Oetter Mr. Matt Oja Mrs. Anita G. Oliver Ms. Amy Olney Mr. Lewis P. O’Neal, Jr. Mrs. Mary Nell Smith O’Neal Mr. Greg Oothoudt Ms. Mary E. Osborn Mr. Thomas Osborne Mr. Charles Owens Mr. Ronnie Owens Ms. Dotty Pack Ms. Frances L. Padgett Mrs. Carol C. 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Powell Ms. Heather Pratt Mrs. Mary N. S. Pratt Mr. Lee E. Preston Ms. Tracy E. Preston Ms. Julie M. Prevette Ms. Mary A. Prosser Protective Financial Services Ms. Dorothy (Eve) Puckett Ms. Marianne Pugh Mr. Daniel Quigley Ms. Tracey Quillen Mr. Pablo Quintanilla Quizno’s Sub Mrs. Natalie K. Rafferty Ms. Karen Ragusa Mr. Mark Raines Dr. Merrie H. Ramp Ms. Lori L. Ramsey Ms. Ann Randazzo Mr. Don Ransom Mr. Mark J. Rawlings Mrs. Angela M. Redden Dr. Anne Reddick-Mitchum Mr. Jeffery Reeves Mrs. Nona W. Reeves Reflective Apparel Factory, Inc. Ms. Susan Relaford Mr. Curtis Reynolds 24 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 Mr. Dixon Reynolds COL Walter E. Reynolds Mr. John Rhodes Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Rice Dr. Rosalie Richards Mrs. Christine C. Ridley Mrs. Anne Rigney Mr. Thomas Rigney, Sr. Mrs. Patricia B. Riner Mr. Wister L. Ritchie, III Mr. Todd Roach Mr. Barry L. Robinson Ms. Katherine V. Robinson Mrs. Margaret E. Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Randy L. Robinson Mrs. Yavonne W. 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Though great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the report, should an entry be listed incorrectly, please advise the GCSU Office of University Advancement at (478) 445-1891. 30 Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 profile Kathryn Telford Chasing Passions, Following Dreams By Judy Bailey At the tender age of 19, Kathryn Telford realized the importance of giving. W hile attending education classes at Georgia College, the coed established an endowment to fund scholarships for deserving students in her home of Franklin County, Ga. With the encouragement of her father, Gordon Telford, Jr., Telford established the Kathryn Telford Scholarship with a $20,000 gift to the university. The first scholarship will be awarded in February 2009 to an incoming Fall 2009 freshman. The senior majoring in middle school education said giving back is the right thing to do. “I want to support this school that offers me an opportunity to excel,” she says. “I could not have asked for a better experience than I have had at Georgia College.” Attending classes on the Hope Scholarship, Telford says her educational costs have been minimal. “My dad had been saving money for years to send me to college, and I had all this money leftover,” she says. “I wanted to give other students a chance to get an education, chase their passions and follow their dreams. Telford is one of a kind, according to Georgia College Director of Development Elizabeth Hines. “This is fantastic,” Hines says. “Kathryn is truly an example and role model for the Georgia College family.” Telford is wise beyond her years. She believes in proactive, positive thinking. While attending classes, she also has given her time and energy to the university and the Milledgeville community as a member of Delta Zeta sorority working with children with auditory problems. She has fine-tuned her leadership skills and spread her positive energy to classmates, sorority sisters and friends. She also turned family tragedies into triumphs for herself and others. When Telford was a kindergartner, she lost her mother in a tragic automobile accident. And her older brother suffered life-altering injuries while Telford was in middle school. “I could have felt sorry for myself, but I chose to think and act positively,” she says. “My middle school teachers really helped me through the hard times. I want to become an example and role model for the students I plan to teach.” Telford admits she lacked focus on her studies in high school and was more interested in her friends than books. She credits the one-onone relationships with her professors and the encouragement of her teaching cohort for a successful experience at Georgia College. “I wouldn’t be the student I am if I had attended a larger university,” she says. “Georgia College is a perfect fit for me. And I’ve learned to balance my life.” Telford will graduate in May 2009 and plans to pursue a master’s degree out of state. But her heart will remain at Georgia College. Her goal is to encourage other students and families to support Georgia College for the next generations of students. “You don’t have to wait to give back, no matter what your capability,” she says. “Not everyone has the ability to give the way I did, but anyone can offer positive thoughts and energy. The more positive thoughts you have, the more positive things will happen.” Georgia College Connection • Fall 2008 31 University Advancement Campus Box 96 Milledgeville, Georgia 31061 CHANGE SERVICE REQUESTED Georgia College & State University, established in 1889, is Georgiaâ€™s Public Liberal Arts University. University System of Georgia.