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OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY, BOURBONNAIS, ILLINOIS Vol. 79, No. 4 Issue Two, 2012 www.olivet.edu Exceeding Expectations Credibility and passion beyond degree page s 10 –12 In this issue: new link to jobs and internships page 4 mark bishop ’93 abc 7 Meteorologist AND OLIVET PROFESSOR stamatis NAMED WOMEN’S basketball HEAD COACH page 7 where are they going? Class of 2012 page 8 18 onu alumni Class Notes, continued Pete ’01 and Katie (Sullivan) Bretzlaff ’01: A boy, Henry Sullivan Gustav, Feb. 12, 2011. Henry joined Emma Kate, 8 and James, 5. Pete teaches social studies at Kankakee Junior High School and is the varsity soccer coach for Kankakee High School. James, Emma and Henry Bretzlaff Katie recently completed her M.A. in art education from Ohio State University and teaches art, foundations and photography at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School. CORRECTION FROM ISSUE 1: Scott ’04 and Anne ( Wa d s w o r t h ) ’ 0 3 Whalen: A girl, Averie Hope, June 22, 2010. She joins big sister, Ellie, 2. Scott is the executive pastor at the Sterling First Church of The Whalen Family the Nazarene. Anne is taking a year off from teaching to be a stay-athome mom. They reside in Sterling, Ill. Ben ’04 and Stephanie (Quimby) ’04 Kumor: A boy, Luke Michael, born Feb. 12, 2011. He joins big brothers, Caleb, 5 and Nathaniel, 2. Ben is finishing up his medical residency Luke Kumor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, where Stephanie is the president of the House Officers Association Alliance. In July, they will be moving to Anchorage, Alaska, where they will be stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base. Erin (Ouwenga) ’05 and Nicholas Rogers: A boy, Samuel Alan, Feb. 7, 2011. He joins big sister, Kate. Erin is a stay-athome mom. Nicholas is in his third year of a gastroenterology fellowship at UT Southwestern. The family lives in Richardson, Texas. Samuel and Kate Rogers Marissa Lynn ’05 and Michael Coblentz ’99 were married March 19, 2011 in Kansas City, Mo. Michael and Marissa both work for Nazarene Theological S e m i n a r y, w h e r e Marissa is also a student. They reside in Marissa and Michael Kansas City, Mo. Coblentz Jennifer (Opperman) ’05 and Andrew Maynard ’05: A boy, Alexander Clark, Feb. 20, 2011. Andrew works on a team implementing electronic health records at SSM Health Care. Jennifer works in security at Vantage Credit Union. They reside in St. Louis, Mo. Alexander Maynard Denise Sullivan ’06 and Michael Caparula were married Dec. 18, 2010, in Chicago. Denise is a family and consumer science teacher at Hoopeston Area High School. They reside in Hoopeston, Ill. Michael and Denise Caparula Landon ’06 and Kara (Klinger) ’05 DeCrastos: A boy, Josiah Andrew, Oct. 7, 2010. Landon is the pastor of Fishers Point Community Church, a new church in Fishers, Ind. Kara works for Truth@ Work, also in Fishers, Ind. What’s Not to Love? Josiah DeCrastos Meagan Hainlen ’07 will graduate from Indiana University School of Medicine in May 2011 with a Doctorate of Medicine. In June, she will start her residency in Neurod evelopmental Meagan Hainlen Disabilities at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Rich Benjamin ’07 MOL, in just his fourth year as baseball coach at Judson University (Ill.), has become the winningest coach in school history. After spending three seasons as an assistant at Olivet, the Tennessee native moved north and has already built the Elgin school into a winner. The program made its first NAIA playoff appearance in 2008, then set the school record for wins in back-to-back seasons. This season, the team is on pace to win 40 games for the first time ever. A Charitable Gift Annuity offers so much! You can … … supplement your retirement income In Memoriam … receive an income tax deduction • 1950s … invest in the life-changing mission of Olivet Sylvia Adeline (Richardson) Jones ’50 passed away April 11, 2011, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Sylvia was born Oct. 26, 1928, in Irvine, Ken. She attended Olivet for one year where she became engaged to Richard M. Jones ’50. They were married June 27, 1950, in Ypsilanti, Mich. Sylvia was a committed and involved Christian, a loving and devoted wife, a gentle and kind mother and grandmother, and a loyal and caring friend. She resided in Ypsilanti, Mich., and was a member of Detroit First Church of the Nazarene. Shirley Ann (Strickler) Crabtree ’55 passed away March 20, 2011. She was the daughter of Dr. Dwight J. ’29 and Mrs. L. Esther (Newman) ’31 Strickler. Strickler Planetarium, on the campus of Olivet, was named after her father. She was married to Rev. Robert E. Crabtree ’56 for 55 years. Shirley taught public school at the elementary level for 27 years in the Kansas City, Grandview and Olathe school districts. She enjoyed golfing, skiing, hiking, horseback riding and traveling. Habib (Herb) George Abou Samra ’56 passed away Feb. 23, 2011, after a long illness. Herb was the son of the late Georges Habib Abou Samra and Laurice Mujais Hobeika, the father of Debbie Samra Sellers. Herb attended the American University of Beirut and graduated from Olivet Nazarene College with distinction and honors. He was an accomplished violinist at the age of 14. His love of classical music continued throughout his life. He taught elementary school after graduating and in later years, was finance and training director for employees in several General Motor dealerships in Illinois. Thomas C. Murray ’57 passed away Dec. 12, 2010, in Tempe, Ariz. He was born Dec. 22, 1935, to Rev. Charles and Mary Murray. Thomas Murray Tom excelled in football and track at Olivet, where he met and Send us your news and photographs. Please submit alumni news, less than one year old, in the format printed in this section. Be sure to include all information, including class year. Due to space constraints, not all pictures will be used, and content may be edited. News should be sent via email to TheOlivetian@olivet.edu, at www.olivet.edu or through the mail to The Olivetian, Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914. Pictures must be sent through email or uploaded online. For detailed Class Notes guidelines, visit www.olivet.edu and select “The Olivetian” from the Quick Links menu. w w w . o 815-939-5171 email: email@example.com phone: married Wilda L. Bennett ’57 on May 19, 1956. The couple moved to Xenia, Ohio. Tom worked as a machine operator for 42 years. He was a member of the Xenia Church of the Nazarene. Dr. Mary L. Shaffer, Nazarene educator and artist, passed away Nov. 22, 2010, one day before her 83rd birthday, in Meridian, Idaho. Dr. Shaffer served 49 years in higher education, having earned two master’s degrees and a docMary Shaffer torate in education from Indiana University. Fortytwo of those teaching years were in Nazarene colleges and universities. She taught art at Olivet from 1964–1971. While a professor at ONU, she worked tirelessly to improve the aesthetic appeal of the campus, which is still enjoyed today. Dr. Shaffer was awarded the President’s Merit Award at ONU in 1971. Dr. Shaffer taught at Northwest Nazarene University for 28 years, where she was named Faculty Emeritus in 1998. While at NNU, she assisted in the design of the Brandt Fine Arts and Convocation Center. There is a sculpture park named in her honor on the campus of NNU. Dr. Shaffer’s award-winning paintings were inspired by her world travels and the beauty of Idaho. Her painting “Watercolor of Sun Valley Idaho” was chosen to go to the moon in the Endeavor Space shuttle in 1992. Many of Dr. Shaffer’s paintings are displayed in the Frieson Art Galleries on the campus of NNU. • 1960s Lawrence “Larry” Spaulding ’66 passed away March 2, 2011. He was born Sept. 22, 1940, in Hartford City, Ind. He was married to Linda (Steckhan) ’69 for 43 years. He and Linda were very active at Indianapolis First Church of the Nazarene. l i v e t . e d u Request a FREE, personalized calculation of how a Charitable Gift Annuity could benefit you and Olivet. Contact us today to begin the conversation. Also, request our free guide, ONU Gift Annuities. Ronald P. Schwada ’68 passed away on April 16 of complications from Multiple Myeloma. He wa s born D e ce m be r 13, 1946, in Columbia, Mo., to Paul and Alta (Slabaugh) Schwada. He married Lynda Dunn on Ronald Schwada November 21, 1970, in Gary, Ind. Ron worked as the manager of office and staff services at Lane Electric Co-op until his retirement in 2009. • 1970s Paul L. Clack ’78 passed away Feb. 17, 2011. Born May 31, 1954, he was the son of former Wisconsin District Superintendent Robert J. Clack, Sr. After receiving his degree in psychology, he moved to San Diego, Calif. where he completed both his masPaul Clack ter’s degree and PhD. in psychology. Paul will be remembered by many as a courageous friend with a sharp wit and contagious smile who did not let a diving accident and life bound to a wheelchair slow him down. • 1980s Kathleen Marie (Doerner) Lunn ’84 passed away April 3, 2011, in her home. She had fought small cell lung cancer for four years. She was born May 7, 1961, to Ken and Marie Doerner. The family lived in Southern Indiana. She was married to Kevin Lunn ’85 in 1989. The couple had one daughter Margaret “Meg” Lunn. in this issue Issue 2 | 2012 The Olivetian 1 onu news ›› Corporate and Community initiative pairs job-seeking students with potential employers and internships. | page 4 18 onu sports 10 ›› Lauren Stamatis New head coach for women’s basketball. | page 7 alumni zone ›› Are you smarter than a freshman? | page 19 JO NE S FO TO Expolorer. Surgeon. NASA Engineer. CFO for the U.S. Army. Olivet professors are all this and more. Where are they going? The Class of 2012. AM Y (DUER R WAECHTER) SMITH ’ 10/’12 M.B.A . KYL IE MC GUIRE ’ 13 8 3 Drs. Fay and Walter Quanstrom provide Olivet’s first endowed chair. Among the first graduates in Olivet’s newest business program, Steve Morton ’12 EMBA is setting his sights on the next great challenge. w Alumni duo performs at New York’s Metropolitan Opera. w w . o l i v e t . e d u World traveler Wayne Lambert ’79 has donned many titles in his corporate career: vice president, senior vice president, general manager, president. c ov er photo by IM AG E G ROUP PHOTO G R A PHY S TEVE F OXAL L PHOTOGRAPH Y 14 hixson photograp hy 13 ISTOCKPHOTO.C OM /littleny p hotograp hy and design 15 snapshots IMAGE GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY For more on graduation and the Class of 2012, see pg. 8. kylie mcguire ’13 Friendly Fire Shara Southerland ’12 was caught off guard as her family unloaded several cans of silly string on her following the traditional undergraduate ceremony. Color Code Hosted by Men’s Residential Life, Paint War added a colorful new opportunity for class competition. SUBMITTED PHOTO Clefhangers In its second year of existence, Olivet’s show choir “Clefhangers” offers a new performance outlet for students, as well as invaluable experience for future high school music teachers. Slam Dunk kylie mcguire ’13 2 THE OLIVETIAN (USPS 407-880) (ISSN 0891-9712) Additional Design Matthew Moore ’96 Monique (Cartier) Perry ’03 Olivet Nazarene University Editor Heather (Quimby) Day ’02/ ’12 M.B.A. Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Gregg Chenoweth ’90, M.A., Ph.D. Photography Image Group Photography or as credited Contributing Writers Caleb Benoit ’06 Luke Olney ’10/’12 M.O.L. Laura Wasson Warfel Photography Coordinator Amy (Duerrwaechter) Smith ’10/ ’12 M.B.A. Designer Donnie Johnson Class Notes Editor Martha Thompson w w Vice President for Finance Dr. Douglas E. Perry ’68/ ’95 Litt.D., M.B.A. President Dr. John C. Bowling ’71/’72 M.A./ ’06 D.Div., Ed.D., D.Min. Editorial Consultant Rev. Gordon C. Wickersham ’47 w . Olivet’s Shine.FM Indianapolis (88.3 FM/WHZN) recently joined forces with Word artists Sidewalk Prophets and Heritage Christian School (Indianapolis) to “Slam Dunk Hunger.” The band played an acoustic set for the school, as well as an evening concert for the community, and nonperishable items were collected for a local food pantry. At lunchtime, Sidewalk Prophets and staff members of Shine.FM (blue shirts) squared off against the Heritage Teachers (white shirts) for a basketball game. Vice President for Graduate and Continuing Education Dr. Ryan Spittal ’99/’04 M.B.A., D.B.A. Vice President for Student Development Dr. Walter “Woody” Webb ’86/ ’89 M.A.R./’08 D.Div. The Olivetian is published quarterly by the Office of Marketing Communications under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Vice President for Institutional Advancement Dr. Brian Allen ’82/’05 Litt.D. Reproduction of material without written permission is strictly prohibited. o l i v e t . e d u Copyright © 2012 Olivet Nazarene University One University Avenue Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Editor The Olivetian Olivet Nazarene University One University Ave. Bourbonnais, IL 60914-2345 perspectives Issue 2 | 2012 The Olivetian 3 Big By John C. Bowling ’71/’72 M.A./’06 D.Div., Ed.D., D.Min. University president The Promise Olivet’s mission is lived out through the influence of professors D r. Bryant Cureton, the much respected president emeritus of Elmhust College, has written a fine book entitled The Doors of Learning: Reflections from a Presidency. One of the chapter headings is this: “The Big Promise of the Small College.”1 The first characteristic he notes is: “The small college has a high potentiality for close attention to students and quick response to their educational needs.”2 Dr. Cureton’s observation is often highlighted in my work on campus and with our graduates. Daily, I see the active involvement of faculty members responding to the needs of students. And, whenever I am at an alumni gathering, the conversations are always different and always the same. The dialogue goes something like this: “Hello, Dr. Bowling. It’s great to see you. How is everything at Olivet? Are you building anything new? Is professor ______ still there? He/she made a big impact on my life.” JONES FOTO And with that, the discussion turns as graduate after graduate reflects on the influence of a faculty member. These conversations remind me that the mission of the University and the enduring impact rests primarily with the faculty. The role and importance of faculty are highlighted in a wonderful way in this issue of The Olivetian. It was also noted last fall, and again this spring, with the announcement of Olivet’s first endowed chair. The practice of endowing a chair has a long and distinguished history in higher education. The purpose of endowed chairs is to provide added support and recognition to outstanding faculty who have distinguished themselves through teaching, scholarly activity and service. A “chair” is established through a financial gift that is set aside, permanently restricted and invested, in order to provide ongoing financial support for the work of a given faculty member, generally in a specific field of study. This year, we established The Reverend Dr. Fay Quanstrom Endowed Chair of Pastoral Ministry, through a generous gift from Drs. Fay and Walter Quanstrom. The purpose of this chair is to provide encouragement and support to faculty who are engaged in preparing both women and men to follow God’s call to ministry as both volunteers and professionals. Dr. Carl Leth, recipient of the Reverend Dr. Fay Quanstrom Endowed Chair of Pastoral Ministry, is equipping the next generation of Church leaders. Walter have taught at Olivet. The Quanstroms are wonderful, genuine people of faith and faithfulness, who have a keen interest in Christian higher education and in the preparation of young men and women for ministry. A couple months ago, the announcement was made that Dr. Carl Leth, dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministry, has been named the first recipient of the endowed chair. He will hold that position for the next three years. Dr. Leth is particularly well-suited for this honor. He is a fine scholar, an excellent teacher and an experienced pastor. How blessed we are at Olivet! Our faculty is a dedicated group of scholars and teachers who are also men and women of faith. They are the individuals who deliver on the big promise of a small college. amy (duerrwaechter) smith ’10/’12 M.B.A . Fay and Walter Quanstrom are both distinguished individuals. Dr. Fay Quanstrom is an ordained minister who served as pastor to several congregations. While living in England, she held the prestigious position of visiting minister at Methodist Central Hall, the mother church of Methodism, in the heart of London. Dr. Walter Quanstrom joined the Standard Oil Company in the 1970s. Standard Oil became Amoco and was then later purchased by BP (British Petroleum). Across the years, Dr. Quanstrom rose through the ranks to become a senior vice president of BP, one of the world’s largest companies. In addition to all of their professional accomplishments, both Fay and Drs. Fay and Wally Quanstrom: “At Olivet, you receive an education that is as good as anywhere, but you also get something more — something bigger than yourself.” 1. Bryant L. Cureton, The Doors of Learning: Reflections from a Presidency (Elmhurst, Illinois: Elmhurst College Press, 2008) p. 127 2. Ibid. p. 132. w w w . o l i v e t . e d u 4 onu news New alumni initiative pairs job-seeking students with potential employers and internships k Mark Bundy ’11 (center) has a full-time position with CSL Behring as a direct result O Olivet is launching a new cross-departmental strategy that will build and strengthen the University’s connections with business owners and successful alumni around the world. The ultimate goal of these relationships is twofold: 1) to assist ONU students in finding internships and job opportunities, and 2) to help meet the business needs of Olivet alumni and friends around the world, particularly in the recruitment of quality interns and employees. At the helm of this new initiative is Dr. Jeff Williamson ’84, who is uniquely qualified to bridge the gap between higher education and the corporate world. Over the years, he has held key leadership positions, such as the academic dean of Olivet’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies, professor of organizational leadership at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and director of admissions at Southern Nazarene University. As the new director of corporate and community engagement, Jeff will be collaborating with various Olivet departments and divisions, including academics, student development and institutional advancement. w w “The purpose is to more intentionally facilitate links between our students and alumni and friends of Olivet,” he explains. “This initiative will help students make employment connections during a time when the job market is challenging. It will also assist alumni and friends who are looking for high quality students with good character.” “It’s a win-win,” Jeff says. When he meets with a business owner or entrepreneur, Jeff simply asks, “What do you need from Olivet? How can we help you?” Just weeks into the launch of this initiative, Jeff is already amazed by the response. “Employers are eager to partner with our students. For example, I could already name specific people who have told me, ‘I could use a marketing intern right now.’” “The possibilities are endless,” he concludes. “There is definitely a need that Olivet can help fill.” w . o l i v e t . e d u of the internship he held there. Pictured with Olivet's new Director of Corporate and Community Engagement Jeff Williamson ’84 and CSL Behring Vice President/ General Manager Wally Casey. For more information about the Corporate and Community Engagement Initiative, or if your company would like to partner with Olivet in recruiting quality interns and employees, contact Jeff Williamson at 815-939-5292 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Dale builds churches. And hospitals. And banks. And very large student life centers. And through his gifts to Friends of Olivet, Dale is helping build the future. Together. The Olivet experience is made possible through the support of friends like Dale and his wife, Lynn. Your gifts enable Olivetians to make an impact in their homes, their businesses, their churches and their communities. Together, our reach spans the globe. Olivet Nazarene University. General Contractor Dale Piggush, his wife, Lynn ’77, and PSI, Inc. have been faithful supporters of Olivet since 1996. 8 1 5 - 9 3 9 - 5 1 7 1 | w w w. o l i v e t . e d u onu sports Tiger Bites 6 softball Second baseman Hannah Gardner ’14 is Olivet’s new home run queen. Gardner hit her 16th home run of the season in the Tigers’ 14-3 win over Grand View University (Iowa) on April 21, breaking the previous school record for home runs in a single season. Through her first 123 games in an Olivet uniform, the Frankfort, Ill., native has tallied 31 home runs and 151 RBIs. The Tigers advanced this season to the NAIA National Championship tournament for the third straight year. A M Y ( D U ERR WA E C HTER ) S M I TH ’ 1 0 / ’ 1 2 M . B . A . Gardner breaks HR record Home run queen Hannah Gardner baseball Reid reaches win No. 300 Baseball Head Coach Todd Reid earned career win no. 300 in the T i g e r s ’ 5 - 1 victory over Calumet College of St. Joseph (Ind.) on April 21. Reid, in his fifth season at Olivet, has led the Tigers to their 16th conRE I D secutive winning season and third straight season with at least 30 victories. The Freemont, Ohio, native spent 10 years at Eastern Nazarene College (Mass.) before coming to Bourbonnais. women’s soccer Hengesh signs with Red Stars Defender Brittany Hengesh ’11 has signed with the Chicago Red Stars of the Women’s Professional Soccer League Elite. A n a t i v e o f Canton, Mich., Hengesh is the first ONU women’s soccer player to sign a professional contract. The Red Stars kick off their season against FC H E N GE S H Indiana on May 20 in Naperville, Ill. men’s soccer women for the third straight season. From Trotwood, Ohio, Davis has broken conference and stadium records in her first year on campus. McDowell has led the men’s and women’s M C D O WEL L teams to titles at the CCAC Outdoor Championships in each of the last three seasons. Miller heads to L.A. D e f e n d e r Cor y Miller ’11, who played last season with the Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League, has MILLER signed to join the Los Angeles Blues, in the Pro Division of the United Soccer Leagues. Miller, who hails from Zionsville, Ind., is the first Olivet graduate to play professional soccer. basketball Porter surpasses No. 300 track and field W o m e n ’ s b a s ketball Head Coach Doug Porter picked up career win no. 300 in his final season at Olivet. Porter, who recently retired after 14 years coaching the Tigers, P O R TER reached the milestone on January 14 in a home win over the University of St. Francis (Ill.). He helped lead the Tigers to the NAIA national tournament in each of the last two seasons and finished with a 277-179 record at ONU. Tigers’ track racking up honors Sprinter Alexis Davis ’15 has been named the Co-MVP of the Chicagoland D AV I S Collegiate Athletic Conference ( CCAC ), and Head Coach Mike McDowell has won the league’s Coach of the Year Award for men and w w w . o l i v e t . e d u Last bites: Jose Villa ’10, who started 64 games for the Tigers over three seasons, has been named the boys soccer head coach at his alma m a t e r, C o m m u n i t y High School in West Chicago, Ill. VIL L A Peyton Thompson, a former volleyball standout at Indiana Wesleyan University, and Joshua Ayers ’11, who played professional soccer in Ecuador, are joining Olivet’s Department of Athletics as graduate assistant coaches. Ecuador native Sebastian Esquetini ’12 has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s (ITA) Senior Player of the Year in the East Region of the NAIA division. Esquetini was also named the CCAC Player of the Year and helped the Tigers to their 10th straight trip to the NAIA National Championships. AYER S ESQ U ETINI Issue 2 | 2012 F O R T HE L AT EST SCORES A N D S P O RT S N EW S, V IS IT W W W. OL IVET.EDU. The Olivetian 7 POWERING FORWARD Lauren Stamatis file By Caleb Benoit ’06 age: Just three weeks after her 29th birthday, Lauren Stamatis is at work in her office on the second floor of Birchard Gymnasium. By all appearances, not much has changed. She’s still a flight of stairs and a long corridor away from most of Olivet’s other head coaches, whose offices line a hallway of McHie Arena. She’s yet to call a timeout, make a substitution or give a postgame interview as the woman in charge of one of the NAIA’s top programs. But a new era is underway. Stamatis is Olivet’s new women’s basketball head coach, charged with taking over a team that has qualified for the NAIA national tournament two years in a row and become one of the highest scoring teams in all of college basketball. It’s not a job just anyone can do, but there was no question she was the perfect choice. “We love her youth and energy,” Olivet Director of Athletics Gary Newsome said. “It’s really refreshing because every time you talk to her, you see how enthused she is about basketball and about the girls. She’s going to be fun to watch and fun to be around.” Five years ago, Stamatis came to 29 hometown: Phoenix, Ariz. alma mater: University of Redlands (Calif.) notable: The Tigers women’s basketball team has qualified for the NAIA national tournament three times in Stamatis’ five years as an assistant coach. Sta m at i s , L au ren Olivet’s newest head coach keeping foot on the throttle did you know? Stamatis graduated from the University of Redlands, eighth on the school’s all‑time scoring list. Olivet from her hometown of Phoenix, Ariz., first serving as a graduate assistant, then as the University’s first full-time assistant coach in the women’s program. Now she’s taking over for Doug Porter, who retired from Olivet following his 14th season to pursue a career in financial investments. “I’m really excited for the opportunity,” Stamatis said. “I do have mixed emotions because [Porter] has mentored me for the last five years. I’m going to miss him and will be sad to see him go. I already told him I’d be calling him for advice.” That’s probably a good idea. In addition to the recent trips to the NAIA national tournament, the Tigers have led the nation in scoring in each of the last three seasons. In 2011– 12, they averaged more than 102 points per game. Olivet currently holds 18 national records, thanks to the highflying, up-tempo style of play implemented by Porter. Stamatis said she won’t change the Tigers’ full-throttle philosophy. Players are already preparing for the 2012–13 season with workouts three days a week and pickup games. Meanwhile, Stamatis is busy recruiting. She currently has 14 players on the roster, including two incoming freshmen and she’s looking to add four more. Before this position opened up, Lauren was hoping to find a head coaching gig — but she didn’t know where. Now she realizes she was at just the right place at just the right time. The transplant from the Southwest said Bourbonnais now feels like home, thanks to the quality of relationships she’s been able to build at Olivet. “Wherever you are,” she said, “I think relationships are the most important thing. And the people here are fantastic.” BAR A M Y ( D U ERR WA E C HTER ) S M I TH ’ 1 0 / ’ 1 2 M . B . A . raising the The Tigers women’s basketball team has led NAIA Division I in scoring in each of the last three seasons: OVERALL RECORD POINTS PER GAME NAIA RANK 2011–12* 27-5 102.9 2010–11 27-7 103.9 1st 2009–10 16-17 97.8 1st 1st *included a school-record 17-game winning streak w w w . o l i v e t . e d u feature story 8 Olivet issues 30,000th degree during 2012 Commencement T he Olivet community celebrated two Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D. ’85, director of the milestones during the 2012 Commencement Institute for Women’s Health Research and chief ceremonies: Diana Mora ’12 received of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology– the 30,000th diploma, and Fertility Preservation, Northwestern Carrie Tapp ’12 received the University, delivered the keynote address 20,000th bachelor’s degree. for the traditional undergraduate ceremony. A total of 1,368 students received University President John C. Bowling gave degrees, including 15 Honors Program the address for the graduate ceremony. graduates, seven graduates with 4.0 GPAs, and the first two cohorts of the Master of Business Administration – WOODRUFF Watch the 2012 Executive Track (EMBA) program. Commencement address! Oh, the places they’re going! Revs. Charles ’78 and Carla Sunberg, co-district superintendents of the Church of the Nazarene’s East Ohio District, honorary doctor of divinity degrees Emily Spunaugle ’12, Maggie Sloan Crawford Award for outstanding female graduate James Smit ’12, Robert M. Milner Award for outstanding male graduate LaMorris Crawford ’06/ ’12 MOL, Ralph E. Perry Award of Excellence Dr. Catherine Anstrom ’95 M.B.A., dietetics professor, Richard M. Jones Award for Teaching Excellence Dr. Kevin Lowery, theology professor, Samuel L. Mayhugh Award for Scholarly Excellence Robert Wennberg, adjunct education professor, in absentia, Willis E. Snowbarger Award for Teaching Excellence I M A G E G RO U P PHOTO G R A PHY; KY L I E M C G U I RE ’ 1 3 Special awards and recognition: Micah Gerhart ’12 Athletic training major EMILY WASKOW ’12 • Internship with Chicago Bears, traveling with the team and assisting sports medicine staff • Chicago, Ill. Lauren Blunier ’12 Marketing major • Project Manager/ Implementation Specialist • Epic Systems, a medical software company • Verona, Wis. Biochemistry major Jordan Cook ’12 • Graduate student in cancer research • Indiana University School of Medicine • Indianapolis, Ind. Engineering major • Archery design engineer, developing new lines of compound bows • Bear Archery (Trophy Ridge, Rocket Broadheads) • Evansville, Ind. Liz Abfall ’12 Religious studies major Angela Williams ’12 Kate McGill ’12 Social work major Dietetics major • Graduate courses and internship • Louisiana Tech University • Ruston, La. Marketing major • Internship with Bill Randolph, chief operating officer, and Jack Larson, founder • Mission Emanuel • Dominican Republic Zoology major, harpist, scuba diver • Six-week Divemaster internship; earn Divemaster and Dive Instructor certifications; work in dive shop • Cozumel, Mexico w w w • Working with refugees from Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, and many other nations • International Teams (missions organization) • Istanbul, Turkey Mitch Johnson ’12 Rachel Fisher ’12 Danae Zarbuck ’12 Social science education major . o l i v e t . Learn more about these 2012 grads at www.olivet.edu! e d u • English as a Second Language teacher • Cheonan City Schools (a few hours southwest of Seoul) • Cheonan, South Korea S U B M I TTE D PHOTO S • Logistics and implementation of services, camps and summer strategy for Student Impact ministry • Willow Creek Community Church • South Barrington, Ill. Issue 2 | 2012 ON thE Air The Olivetian 9 this is how i shine Student profile: Rebekah Harrison ’13 When did you start working at Shine.FM and what do you do there now? I started volunteering at Shine my freshman year. At first, I just helped out at events when I was needed. I eventually moved into the role of producer for the afternoon show three days a week. My sophomore year, I started working with the morning show as their producer. After a year of doing mornings (first as a producer, then as co-host), I moved back to afternoons. I now co-host the afternoon show weekdays on Shine.FM from 2–6 p.m. CST, host my own show on Sunday nights, and do a variety of production and office work. carl fletcher , director of broacast operations, shine.fm How has your experience at Shine augmented the education you receive in the classroom? by Luke Olney ’10/’12 MOL “We’re on the air in three … two … one.” Next fall, Olivet’s Department of Communication will take its brand of applied learning to the next level, introducing the all-new multimedia studies program. In addition to radio, this new curriculum includes print and online journalism, television and video production, film studies and broadcast journalism. “For example, some students might come with the intention of going into radio,” explains Carl Fletcher ’92/’99 M.B.A., director of broadcast operations for the Shine.FM network and assistant professor in the Department of Communication. “But through hands-on experiences, they might discover they are more interested in video and vice versa. This will give students a broader perspective in the multimedia field.” As with so many professions, the best way to learn is by experience. Radio is no different. rebekah harrison Working at Shine has given me a huge advantage. The studio is the best classroom I’ve ever had, and I’m able to work with some amazing professionals who have been doing this a lot longer than I have. Plus, how many other 21-year-olds are R a dio A lumni able to say that they’ve worked on-air at a Christian radio net• Eric Allen (Buchtenkirch) – Air1 Radio morning host work that reaches Chicagoland and Indianapolis? Because of • Jason Sharp – KTIS Minneapolis/ St. Paul, station manager my experience, I feel so much • Tiffany Thorpe – GMC (Gospel more prepared for the future. Partnership with Shine.FM Although the multimedia studies program begins in fall 2012, real world experiences are already happening for students every day at Olivet’s Shine.FM — one of the leading Christian radio networks in Chicagoland, northwest Indiana and Indianapolis. “There are a plethora of jobs available for students — producers, production assistants, phone callers, graphic designers, event planners and even talk show hosts,” says Carl. One such student, multimedia/radio broadcasting major Rebekah Harrison ’13, got involved at Shine.FM right away. She worked her way up very quickly, and became a co-host of the morning show by her sophomore year. “Rebekah just had it,” says Carl. “She sounded like a pro; no one would be able to tell she was a student.” Good news for Olivet’s multimedia students: There is always room for more student participation. “In the classes I teach, I’m always fishing for more students to get involved at Shine,” Carl says. “It’s a wonderful partnership.” Music Channel) - director, Production and Operations • Aaron Glass – WLKY Froggy 104.9, Louisville, Ky., program director, morning show host • Aaron Dicer – KWND, Springfield Mo., morning show host • Brent Anderson – New Life 97.5, Bend, Ore., morning announcer • Paul Goldsmith – Sacramento, Calif., Air1 program director • Billy Bernardoni – Medford, Ore., Talk Radio Network, producer • Erick Karl – Life 107.1, Des Moines, Iowa, morning show host w w w . o l i v e t . e d u How would you compare Olivet’s multimedia studies program with other schools? Unlike bigger schools, students at Olivet have the opportunity to jump into handson training in their respective field from the very beginning of their freshman year. It’s made a huge difference in my education! A M Y ( D U ERR WA E C HTER ) S M I TH ’ 1 0 / ’ 1 2 M . B . A . New Multimedia Studies program and Shine.FM provide valuable experience for broadcasting students 10 main feature story Exceeding Expectations Credibility and passion beyond degree By Luke Olney ’10/’12 MOL, Laura Wasson Warfel and Heather (Quimby) Day ’02/’12 EMBA F ollowing each name on a college’s faculty listing, one is sure to find any number of letter combinations: M.S., Ph.D., C.P.A., M.S.A, Ed.D., D.A., M.F.A. …. the list goes on and on. Olivet Nazarene University is no exception. The men and women who make up Olivet’s faculty hold advanced degrees and certifications from some of the most prestigious schools and organizations in the world. But their insight goes beyond the credentials embedded behind their names. Olivet professors teach with the passion and credibility they’ve gained as executives, musicians, artists, scientists, pastors, world travelers, engineers and a myriad of other professions. Their experiences are what truly set them apart. They are professors — but they are so much more. They consistently exceed all expectations. Growing up as one of the “singing Welches,” Prof. Kay Welch has been performing as long as she can remember. “When I was about seven, Dad sang a Mosie Lister tune called ‘How Long Has it Been?’ I learned it and sang it for him in our living room. He said, ‘Well, when do we hit the road?’” In addition to her work in Olivet’s Department of Music, Kay is currently completing her doctoral dissertation and recital series on the music of PROFE S S OR: Broadway composer John Bucchino. She performs every chance she gets — often with family friend and ONU Ar tist-in-Residence Ovid Young. In addition to her impr essive per formance résumé, which includes operas, musical theater, concerts, and recitals backed by a full orchestra, Kay loves to sing gospel music with her family at church. “It is the purest expression of my faith, and it is how I express my praise to God.” w w w nam e : . When Steve Butler began his career with the U.S. government in 1980, he had no idea what surprises would be in store for him. A young man from Indiana, he would go on to travel the world, ski in the Alps, climb Mt. Fuji and manage billion-dollar budgets. Working out of locations like Chicago, Korea, Germany and the Pentagon, his accomplishments include: • Manager of the U.S. Army’s $12.5 billion civilian payroll • CFO, Army’s Louisville District Corps of Engineers • CFO, MEPCOM (U.S. Military Entrance Processing Command) • Finance and accounting officer, Corps of Engineers • CFO for facilities operations, Smithsonian • Director, financial reporting for the Department of Defense with $1.7 trillion in assets • CFO, Natural Resources Conservation Service, $5 billion budget • CFO, Food Nutrition Service, $100 billion budget • Trainer for broadcast journalists Since joining the business department faculty in fall 2011, Steve has worked tirelessly to develop real-world business experience opportunities for students. “There is a lot of excitement about ONU recently becoming one of the 200 schools in the SAP University Alliance,” he says. “Companies are already calling us to see how we can help them. Locally, we’re further developing our relationship with CSL Behring, an international pharmaceutical company. This will open more internship and job possibilities for our students.” Steve is also helping Olivet students capitalize on the benefits of internships through the use of social media. “We recently started @onubiz on Twitter and ONUbiz on Facebook. This is a great way for us to connect with our students.” “Our goal,” he summarizes, “is to make sure Olivetians can stand on their own in the workplace.” S U B M I TTE D PHOTO Performing Artist Kay Welch ’95 Department of Music Government Executive E. Steven Butler Department of Business backg ro u n d : o l i v e t . e d u Issue 2 | 2012 Sports Historian Dr. Stephen Lowe ’88 Department of History and Political Science Herbert Warren Wind Award, given to one golf book each year. That award led to numerous other publishing opportunities, including feature articles in GOLF Magazine and Golf World. In summer 2004, a producer from the Golf Channel called to ask if Steve would contribute to a documentary on Walter Hagen and his role in the early history of the Ryder Cup. He was also invited by the USGA to be the supervisor of its Golf House Library in Far Hills, New Jersey — one of the finest golf research libraries in the world. “I considered the position for a few weeks. Ultimately, I decided to turn down the opportunity because I love university life and believe so strongly in the academic mission of Olivet.” Dr. Stephen Lowe is still amazed at the opportunities he’s gained from a childhood hobby. “As a youngster practicing golf in my backyard, it never occurred to me that one day I would be on television commenting on the history of the game.” Steve’s interest in sports history led him to write the critically acclaimed Sir Walter and Mr. Jones: Walter Hagen, Bobby Jones, and the Rise of American Golf [2000, Sleeping Bear Press]. Among its accolades, the book received the United States Golf Association’s Sign Language Interpreter Dr. Kent Olney Department of Behavioral Sciences Dr. Kent Olney grew up a middle child between two deaf siblings, inheriting the role of “interpreter” at a very young age. Carrying that knowledge into young adulthood, he received a master’s degree from Gallaudet Univer sity A M Y ( D U ERR WA E C HTER ) S M I TH ’ 1 0 / ’ 1 2 M . B . A . Joe Makarewicz ’07 Department of Engineering Performing in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Co-hosting the “Gospel Jubilee” musical variety show on TNN. Appearing at the Dove Awards. Touring across the U.S. Jerry Cohagan and his comedic partner Stephen Hicks were two of the most well known Christian performers in the business. “Seeing my name on posters and billboards in New York City was exciting,” Jerry recalls. After more than 20 wonderful years of performing, however, Stephen Hicks became terminally ill and could no longer work. Jerry turned to a solo career, signing on with a talent agency to do voice-overs and commercials. Jerry joined Olivet’s faculty in 2002. In addition to his responsibilities as professor and theatre director, he is currently studying the Meisner acting technique. One of 25 actors, directors and theatre professors in Larry Silverberg’s two-summer program, he will receive his certification at the end of this summer. “I share with our students from a wide array of my experiences,” Jerry says. “In the performing arts, students respect a teacher who has actually performed professionally.” backgro u n d : PROFE S S OR: Dr. Darcel Brady knows the value of education; it’s in her blood. At age 76, Darcel’s mother enrolled in college, proudly completing her bachelor’s degree by age 80. Yes, in the Brady family, education matters. Together with her parents and five sisters, Darcel grew up serving her community, Pembroke, Ill. — one of the poorest areas in the United States. In 1974, Darcel’s father, Rev. Hezekiah Brady, Jr., began an organization called the Center for Re-Creation and Family Training Organization (C.R.A.F.T., Inc.) to help the youth and families of Pembroke and Hopkins Park. Darcel became executive director of C.R.A.F.T. in 1990 and has been serving in that capacity ever since. C.R.A.F.T. works with students from sixth grade all the way through college, helping them understand the significance of education and a fruitful spiritual life. The foundation has provided more than $116,000 toward the educational expenses for postsecondary students in their program — most of whom are firstgeneration college students. “What I enjoy most is seeing the young people who come into the program as sixth graders and then persevere all the way through college,” says Dr. Brady. “One of the students from our first group is now a state trooper and serves on the C.R.A.F.T. board of directors,” she says. “Another young man just graduated from college this May. He had a rough time in school, but he persevered! I saw him the other day, gave him a huge hug and told him, ‘You don’t know how proud I am of you!’” — the world’s leading university for educating deaf students. For ten years, he served as pastor of a deaf congregation in Salem, Ore. He has also interpreted for many people and events, including: • a White House press conference • a wedding in the National Cathedral • three Oregon governors • nine-time Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis • NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White • Promise Keepers at Soldier Field (Chicago) and the RCA Dome (Indianapolis) • Billy Graham crusades and events w w w . o l i na m e : Child Advocate Dr. Darcel Brady School of Education v e t . e d u J O N E S F OTO Actor and Comedian Jerry Cohagan Department of Communication NASA Engineer “My wife, Heather [(Bachelor) Makarewicz ’07], dreamed of working for NASA,” says Joe Makarewicz, engineering professor. “When she decided to apply for an internship, I applied, too. I didn’t expect either of us to get in.” But they both did. Joe worked as a NASA intern for two more summers, and then as a contractor for a year. At NASA, he was under David Blake, the principal investigator for the Chemin instrument — a payload on the Mars Science Laboratory, Curiosity, which is now on its way to Mars. Joe developed an automated chemical vapor deposition (CVD) system for growing carbon nanotubes, still being used by NASA today. This summer, he is working as a contractor for a small NASA spin-off company, developing a similar CVD system. “Design and analysis are the most common types of problems for engineers,” he says. “I have my students propose and complete real-world design projects. This gives them experience in topics that are interesting to them.” The Olivetian 11 main feature story Exceeding expectations, continued backgrou nd: name: P ROF ESSOR: Global Educator Kristy Ingram ’01 Department of English and Modern Languages Surgeon Dr. Michael Pyle Department of Biological Sciences When he walks out of the classroom, Dr. Michael Pyle, biological sciences professor, walks into the world of health care on a local and global scale. As a practicing surgeon and a volunteer medical missionary, he knows firsthand what it will take for aspiring physicians and scientists to succeed. Dr. Pyle works a weekend shift once or twice a month at a hospital in Indianapolis. He also sees the patients of three other surgeons and is on call to handle urgent cases when needed. “I often take Olivet students on rounds with me and let them observe in surgery,” he says. “When students are with me, I find that things I’ve grown accustomed to have new life and jump out at me again.” He and his wife, Nancy, who is a nurse and adjunct professor in Olivet’s School of Nursing, served two two-year terms at a Nazarene mission hospital in Swaziland, Africa, and they continue to serve abroad on a regular basis. In May, Mike and Nancy took 14 Olivet students to work at a Nazarene mission hospital in Papua New Guinea — their fourth trip together and second with Olivet students. For two weeks, the group worked on a construction project at the hospital. After 11 of the students returned to the U.S. with Nancy, three stayed on with Mike for a more intensive medical experience. “I get to see their preconceptions about missions get deconstructed,” he says. “Then, I see in them the dawning of the good of this work and how they can be a part of it.” Dr. Pyle models what it means to be a lifelong student. “When you feel God leading you in a direction, learn as much as you can and experience as much as you can,” he says. “Being in the classroom and in private practice keeps me current,” he continues. “Education never stops.” Network Meteorologist Mark Bishop ’93 Department of Communication Talking about the weather is more than just a way to pass the time for Professor Mark Bishop. On weekends, he is an on-air meteorologist for WLS-T V Channel 7, the ABCowned television station in Chicago. Mark began his television career in 1994 with the CBS affiliate in Rockford, Ill., as a producer, reporter and weathercaster. In 1996, he moved to the ABC affiliate in Lincoln, Neb., where he received an Associated Press award for reporting. Cross-Cultural Minister Wilfredo Canales Department of English and Modern Languages Then in 1998, he transferred to the FOX affiliate in Omaha, Neb., before heading to Chicago to join Olivet’s faculty. A member of t he Amer ican Meteorological Society (AMS), Mark holds the AMS seal of approval for his television weather forecasting. In 2006, Mark received Olivet’s “Second Mile Award” as the professor most highly recommended by students. This recognition might have been due, at least in part, to the assistance he provides students in landing impressive internships in Chicago, Hollywood and Nashville. His students have interned with Emmy awardwinning Towers Productions, the Chicago Bears media department, ABC 7 Chicago, FOX Sports Net, Comcast Sports Network, CMT (Country Music Television) and many others. w w w . o Prof. Wilfredo Canales has served in more ministerial positions than one would think possible. From pastor, to district superintendent, to president of South American Theological Seminar y, he has followed God’s calling to places all over the world — including Peru, Ecuador, Argentina, Paraguay and Costa Rica. In addition to his current work as Spanish professor at Olivet, Wilfredo is leading the effort of training Hispanic l i v e t . e d u Cambodia and her people live in the heart of Kristy Ingram, English professor. Six years ago, sitting on the steps of Angkor Wat and listening to the chanting of monks in the distance, she realized she was answering God’s call. Kristy lived in Cambodia for two years, teaching English and academic writing to law students at the Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh. “I still remember when they delivered their own ‘I Have a Dream’ speeches to their classmates,” she says. Several of those students are now working as lawyers or with churches; serving with the UN Khmer Rouge Tribunal; and studying at universities in Japan, Korea and the U.S. “It is humbling to see the fruit of all their hard work producing positive results for the Cambodian people.” Today, Kristy is actively involved with the Khmer community in Chicago — teaching ESL classes to adults, and developing relationships with them and their families. “We gather for English lessons, but we also gather to celebrate family, tradition and hope.” Environmental Researcher Dr. Leo Finkenbinder Department of Biological Sciences Dr. Leo Finkenbinder began teaching at ONU in 2007 af ter 35 years at Sout he r n Nazar e ne University, where he developed an environmental studies program. He and his wife, Zana, also set up a biological field research station in Costa Rica — where Olivet students regularly have the opportunity to visit and conduct research. In his personal research, Leo has focused on the ecological analysis of the Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) since 1986. This highly endangered bird, a god of Mayan and Aztec cultures, is one of the most culturally significant modern animals. Through his studies, he has helped conserve and restore its habitat in Costa Rica. For his work in Oklahoma and Central America, Leo was the 2003 recipient of Oklahoma’s Lifetime Conservation Award. J O N E S F OTO 12 pastors on the Chicago Central District, as president of the Center of Pastoral Studies. “As I’ve gotten to know different countries firsthand, I’ve been able to feed off of the rich Latin American culture that is expressed in the Spanish language on this continent. When that experience is transferred to the classroom, the educational groundwork is enriched and facilitated.” Wilfredo is among more than three dozen current ONU faculty members — from various academic departments — who live out their call to ministry as pastors, evangelists, youth workers, children’s pastors and music ministers. feature story Issue 2 | 2012 Bridge to success Finish strong, finish together By Laura Wasson Warfel ▲ steve morton, director of operations, praxair, san francisco, california get my homework done. I had to make the time in my schedule.” Never one to run from a challenge, he says, “I loved it.” As a busy, working professional, Steve used every available block of time to do his homework — in his hotel room after a long day of meetings on the road, with a Wi-Fi connection at the airport or even on the airplane. “Sometimes on family trips, Diane drove,” he recalls. “My smartphone is a modem for my laptop, and I’d log in and do assignments.” Discipline trumps distractions During his 26 years with Praxair — a worldwide leader in the development of processes and technologies in the industrial gases industry — Steve has held several management positions. In his current role as director of operations for the company’s 10-state western region, he manages a staff of 275, including nine plant managers. He devotes about 50 percent of his time to visiting the plants, meeting with staff members, and investigating and resolving issues. Driven by his ambition to grow both professionally and personally, Steve decided to enroll in Olivet’s EMBA program in the summer of 2010. At the time, he, his wife, Diane, and their three sons were living in Valparaiso, Ind., a lengthy but drivable commute from Olivet. Just eight months into the program, however, he encountered a personal challenge. In early 2011, he accepted a new position with Praxair that required he relocate to the San Francisco area. “I decided I had to finish the EMBA program,” Steve says. “I asked myself, ‘How am I going to accomplish this?’ “As I told my cohort, the challenge of this program is self-discipline. Each week, I had to figure out what I had to do, or not do, to Steve chose Olivet’s EMBA program because of the University’s reputation for excellence and quality. He was also attracted by the online learning component and the 16-month track to a degree. “But the real highlights for me are the professors and students I met, and the friendships I’ve made,” he says. “Getting us together for our five weekend experiences was a brilliant idea, like a reunion every time.” In addition to the five on-campus weekend sessions, Steve and his classmates — including those from Valparaiso, Peoria, Chicago and Lansing, Mich. — narrowed the distance through phone conferencing, Skype, WebEx, email and message boards. “Our bantering with one another kept us sane! I learned as much from our daily interactions as I did from our books. Getting other perspectives was an asset to learning for me.” They also faced many difficulties together. “I moved. One family had a stillborn baby. Kidney stones, back surgery, deaths. Our support for one another grew stronger as our program went on. Someone was always there to pick us up when we got down.” E is for effort Completing the program and earning this degree are highlights of Steve’s professional and personal life. “God provided me with the energy and drive to do this. That’s more obvious to me now that I’ve finished the program.” And with his degree in hand, Steve continues to forge his way into the future. “My goal for the ten to twelve years I have left in my career with Praxair is to become a vice president. That is much more doable now because of my EMBA degree from Olivet.” Achieve your ambitions with Olivet Nazarene University’s Master of Business Administration – Executive Track graduate.olivet.edu 866-9-OLIVET w w w . o l i v e t . e d u H I X S O N PHOTO G R A PHY Executive MBA paves the way for personal and corporate achievement “Responding to problems is the biggest part of my workday,” says business executive Steve Morton ’12 EMBA. “I have my agenda set, but I have to deal with the problems as they come in.” That skill served Steve well as he and his 12-member cohort — the first to graduate from Olivet’s master of business administration, executive track (EMBA) program — navigated the joys and challenges of their 16-month educational adventure. The Olivetian 13 onu alumni Alumni than 500 families in Kankakee and Iroquois counties during 2011. in the News source: The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.) n President and CEO: Amy LaFine ’78, a graduate of Olivet’s bachelor of nursing program, was recently promoted to president and chief executive officer at Provena St. Mary’s Hospital, in Kankakee, Ill. After serving as interim for several months at the hospital, she officially began her new position in February 2012. n Teacher of the Year: The Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) has named Rod Bushey ’72 “2012 Teacher of the Year.” Michigan Youth Arts also selected him as one of 13 teachers to receive its 2012 Touchstone Award. Bushey, director of choirs at Howell High School (Howell, Mich.), has been teaching students about choral and vocal performance in the Howell public schools for the past 39 years. source: Livingston Daily Press Rod Bushey and Cindy (DaFoe) Bushey ’72 AMY LAFINE source: The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.) n District Superintendent: The Northwest Indiana District of the Church of the Nazarene has elected David Bartley ’92 as district superintendent. Since 2003, he has served as pastor of South Bend (Ind.) First Church of the Nazarene. He and his wife, Jolyne (Strait) Bartley ’94, are the parents of four children. source: Nazarene News, ncnnews.com (Howell, Mich.) n On stage, off Broadway: George Andrew Wolff ’93 stars with Larry Adams in “The Hunchback Variations,” a chamber opera based on the play by Mickle Maher. The production, which debuted in Chicago, dramatizes a hilarious and melancholy panel discussion between Quasimodo and Ludwig van Beethoven. n Volunteer of the Year: The Illinois Council of Orchestras recently honored 86-year-old Ken Bade ’49 as “Volunteer of the Year” for his 36 years of service as volunteer chairman of the Young Artists Piano Concerto Competition and for his volunteer work with the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra. source: The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.) n Executive Director: Harbor House, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, has named Rosa HernandezWarner ’05 as executive director. The emergency shelter provided services to more source: Chicago Tribune George andrew wolff, above left elisabeth m. abfall ’12 lauren a. blunier ’12 mitchell s. johnson ’12 n W inning Composer : Lyndell Leatherman ’75 is the winner of Foothills Chorale’s (Clemson, S.C.) 20th anniversary worldwide choral composition competition. Composers from 20 U.S. states and several other countries competed. The Chorale performed Lyndell’s winning piece, “We Are the Music Makers,” at the 2012 spring concert. source: American Choral Directors Association, choralnet.org n Missing Lincoln papers found: Because of the diligence and determination of Shaun Chandler Lighty ’01, important Abraham Lincoln documents are now part of our country’s National Archives collection. During his search of the United States Senate records, Lighty found the first page of one official copy and an entire second copy of Lincoln’s Second Annual Message, plus two dozen letters from Lincoln to the second and third sessions of the Thirty-seventh Congress. Chandler is currently the assistant editor of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln Project, dedicated to identifying, imaging, transcribing, annotating and publishing all documents written by or to Lincoln during his lifetime (1809–1865). source: Journal Review (Crawfordsville, Ind.) source: New Lenox Patch (New Lenox, Ill.) Erbes-Noah Harp Scholarship Friends of ONU Scholarship Source: The Metropolitan Opera, metoperafamily.org Post recently featured Dan Stinnett ’06 as the “Greatest Person of the Day.” At age 27, Stinnett has volunteered countless hours and funded a large portion of the operating budget for The Hub, a community center that provides a positive and safe environment where youth can spend their free time. Students featured in this issue are recipients of the following Olivet Foundation scholarships: Dr. Richard T. Lind Scholarship Stephen Gould ’84 and Bradley Garvin ’87 recently combined their vocal talents at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City, singing “Blood Brother Duet” from Wagner’s “Goetterdaemmerung.” In March and April, 2012, Brad sang “de Brétigny” in all performances of the Met’s production of “Manon” — including the April 7th Live in HD transmission in cinemas across the United States and around the world. During the current season, Stephen sang the role of Siegfried in the productions of Wagner’s “Götterdämmerung,” the final opera in Wagner’s cycle “Der Ring des Nibelungen,” and “Siegfried.” While at Olivet, both Brad and Stephen received Hale-Wilder Voice Scholarships, were voice students of Dr. George Dunbar and sang in Orpheus Choir. n Greatest Person of the Day: Huffington Your generosity makes “Education with a Christian Purpose” possible! Bessie Fern Mumbower Scholarship n Olivetians at the Met: n Conservation in the classroom: Lisa Riegel ’03 Better Day Scholarship Rachel E. Fisher ’12 takes every opportunity to teach her fifth grade students DAN STINNETT at Liberty Intermediate School, Bourbonnais, about caring for the Earth. Her dedication to these valuable lessons on conservation and environmental stewardship resulted in her being named the Kankakee County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Teacher of the Year for 2012. She and her husband, Mike, an electrical engineer, also operate a 400-acre family farm together near Bonfield, Ill. James t. smit ’12 jordan l. cook ’12 CaRRIE A. TAPP ’12 emily r. waskow ’12 danae l. zarbuck ’12 Indianapolis, Ind., Westside Church Scholarship Joysong Memorial Scholarship Dr. Gerald L. Decker Scholarship Dr. Richard T. Lind Scholarship MJM PHOTOGRAPHY, INC. source: The Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.) To establish a student scholarship, or to contribute to an existing Foundation scholarship, email the Office of Development at email@example.com or call 815-939-5171. w w w . o l i v e t . e d u SUBMITTED PHOTOS 14 Issue 2 | 2012 million. Soon, it was bought by Schneider Electric; Wayne has been with them ever since. Interestingly, the financial side of the job is not what excites him. “It motivates me to see people on my team achieve their goals,” says Wayne. “My strength is in visionsetting, leadership and supporting executive teams to succeed.” Alumni Spotlight Na me: Wayne Lambert ’79 Lo cat i o n : Dallas, Texas O c c upat i o n : Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Schneider Electric citizen of the world Relational. Global. Financial. The art of becoming a corporate success T Wayne touts the value of relationships in business. “Success only happens when people are fully engaged and respected by those in leadership. There is no winning alone.” By Luke Olney ’10/’12 MOL exas native Wayne Lambert ’79 leveraged his Olivet business education into an incredible global opportunity. His friends often joke, if you call Wayne at any given time, there’s no telling where in the world he’ll pick up the phone. global collaboration Wayne is the vice president of strategic alliances at Schneider Electric, a $20 billion company that operates in 130 countries. Based out of France, Schneider Electric helps companies manage their energy use and efficiency. By 2050, the demand for energy will have doubled, and the need for having a positive impact on the environment will be even greater. Over the years, Wayne has been responsible for distribution, marketing, research and development, and global sales. His current responsibilities include cross-company enterprise solutions with key partners, such as IBM and Cisco. “I provide leadership to strategic marketing and alignment. We work to build systems and processes that facilitate large conglomerate The Olivetian 15 companies to work together. And whenever you bring large companies together, there is a lot of room for conflict. It’s diplomatic work.” business start-ups Wayne’s lifetime of experience afforded him the opportunity to work for such a prominent worldwide corporation. He has been involved in three start-up companies, involving technology and financial services, and he helped build one company from zero to $140 million. “I learned a lot about all aspects of the company — building, selling, merging and acquisitions,” he says. In 1997, Wayne began working for an $80 million American-based company. After merging with another company, it eventually grew to $400 w w w . o l Photo by Steve Foxall, Steve Foxall Photography, Dallas, Texas i v e t . e d u Logging more than 2 million air miles in the last 12 years, Wayne has developed another useful strength: how to think in terms of various cultures. With highlights including private dinners at the ancient Egyptian pyramids and the Great Wall of China, Wayne’s work has taken him to 50 countries all over the world, including every continent except Antarctica. In 2002, Wayne and his family had an international experience unlike most. He and wife Charlotte (Bottles) ’79, together with their two children, Emery and Connelly, moved to Sweden for a three-year period. “Living in Europe was a wonderful way to get a global perspective of the world. It’s so much different than just being a tourist. You understand the difference in cultures in very real ways.” the time we spent within these walls Looking back over all his experiences, Wayne reflects, “It’s been an exciting ride!” And he credits much of his success to his time at Olivet. “Olivet was great for me as a person. It gave me a place to develop in a healthy, Christian environment.” True to his nature, relationships are one of the things he remembers most fondly. “I felt very connected with my professors and the administrators. It was not unusual to have one-onone opportunities with them on a consistent basis. I also made lifelong friends at Olivet. My wife and I spend every New Year’s with two other couples from Olivet, and have been doing so for 31 years. Those relationships are what set Olivet apart.” “From a business standpoint,” he adds, “it was a balanced and practical education that prepared me for some of the entrepreneurial aspects of my early career. We had real businessmen as professors who had real life experience in business.” Wayne has certainly put that education to good use, both in helping small companies “grow up” and in taking on the challenge of his current role. But Wayne will be the first to tell you he doesn’t know it all. “Real success comes from consistent growth and development, both in my career and in my personal life,” he says. “This continues to fuel my motivation year after year.” 16 onu alumni CLASS NOTES • 1950s Former Olivet professors John Hanson ’57, William Beaney and Bill Isaacs ’58, together with their wives Esther (Johnson) ’57, Mary (Ridall) ’81 and Ruth (Bunzel) ’57, celebrated 50 years of friendship, shortly before William’s passing in August 2011. William and John taught in the Department of Science; Bill taught history. Jonathan Isaacson ’97 has completed his Doctorate in education at Missouri Baptist University. His dissertation is titled “The Impact of Not Grading Homework on Achievement in Middle School Mathematics.” Jonathan is an administrator for the Hillsboro School District. He resides in Festus, Mo., with his wife, Kelly, and sons, Tyler and Drew. those times when the veil between us and eternity — between us and the Holy Spirit — seems thin and permeable and we sense the Spirit in a close Joseph Bentz and supernatural way. Dr. Bentz now teaches American literature at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California, where he lives with his wife and two children. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in American literature from Purdue University. A girl, Makenna Yvette, June 4, 2011. She joins big sisters Brooke, 6, and Krista, 4. Ryan is a design systems specialist. Sally is a stay-at-home mom after having taught science for several years. Makenna Wenzel They reside in Ladd, Ill. • Christopher Sovik ’90 has gradu- Mary Beaney, Bill Isaacs • 1980s Mark Montgomery ’81 has received his Financial Planner Certification after successfully completing Mark the rigorous requireMontgomery ments that include course work and a series of examinations. Mark is employed as a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, in Okemos, Mich. Joseph Bentz ’83, a former English professor at Olivet, has released a book titled Pieces of Heaven: Recognizing the Presence of God. The book seeks to heighten the reader’s awareness of adopted, March 8, 2012. He joins sister Nora Kate, 3. Melissa is a parttime physical therapist. Brian is an Titus Hyma athletic trainer and professor at Olivet. They reside in Bourbonnais, Ill. Ryan and Sally (Walter) Wenzel ’99: • 1990s Back row: John Hanson, Esther Hanson, Ruth Isaacs. Front row: William Beaney, Melissa (Leatherman) ’03 and Brian Hyma: A boy, Titus James, born and ated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies. He earned his M.S. degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University in 2011. He has been with the South Lyon Police Department in Michigan since November 1991. Addison Lynn, January 3, 2012. Amy is a teacher, and Stephen is a restaurant owner. They reside in Hot Springs, Ark. Samantha Lunger A girl, Finley Cate, December 20, 2011. She joins big sisters Haley, 6, and Harper, 3. Phil Finley Rexroth works for the federal government, and Erin is a photographer. They reside in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Addison Garrison Rachel (Lewandowski) ’03 and Nicholas Cunningham ’04: A boy, Micah Monroe, December 17, 2011. He joins siblings Kylee, 5, Elijah, 4, and Adleigh, 2. Rachel is a stay-at-home mom. Nicholas works in quality assurance at Applied Systems, University Park, Ill. They reside in Kankakee, Ill. Adopted a girl, Amelia Grace, June 8, 2011. Amelia was born in Hubei, China, October Amelia Hahn 24, 2009. She was welcomed home by sister Elizabeth, 7, and brother Evan, 5. Mark is an optometrist, and Michelle is a homeschooling mom. They live in Washington, Ill. Samantha Kay, April 23, 2011. Nate is a branch manager for ABC Supply, and Andrea is a stay-athome mom. They reside in Sun Prairie, Wis. Phil and Erin (Erwin) Rexroth ’03: 2000s Amy (Beckett) ’02 and Stephen G a r r i s o n : A girl, Michelle (Geurin) ’94 and Mark Hahn: Andrea (VanDerSteeg) ’03 and Nate Lunger: A girl, Adleigh, Kylee, Micah and Elijah Cunningham Bobby ’04 and Sarah (Lewis) ’01 Kemp: A girl, Olivia Adelae, May 30, 2011. She joins sister Sophia. Bobby is the student minOlivia Kemp istries pastor at Huntington Church of the Nazarene. Sarah is a caseworker for the Office of Child Support Enforcement in Huntington County. The Kemps moved to Huntington, Ind. in August 2011. Jessica (Costanzo) ’05 and Ken Bloom ’03: A boy, Jordan Thomas, June 9, 2011. He joins big brother Lukas, 3. Ken is a police officer in Richton Park, Ill., and Jessica is a stay-at-home mom. They reside in Monee, Ill. Stephen ’05 and Christine (Becker) ’05 Case: A boy, Harper Lewis, October 5, 2011. He joins big brothers Jack and Harper Case Baylor and big sister Charlotte. Stephen directs Olivet’s Strickler Planetarium and is pursuing a Ph.D. in the history and philosophy of science at the University of Notre Dame. Christine is a stay-at-home mom. They reside in Kankakee, Ill. Olivet Nazarene University 2011 ANNUAL REPORT ONLINE David Morris ’05 and Kati Dafoe ’05 were married March 31, 2012, at Westside Church of the Nazarene, Indianapolis, Ind. Kati is an event and project manager. David has Kati and David Dafoe served as the youth pastor at Castleton Church of the Nazarene for six years. In the fall, David and Kati will return to Olivet where David will serve as the resident director of Chapman Hall. Visit www.ONUAnnualReport.com for: Video greeting from Dr. John C. Bowling, University President Student and alumni videos The year in photos Honor roll of donors, and MORE! To request a printed version of the Annual Report, please contact the Office of Development. phone: e-mail: 815-939-5171 w w w . o firstname.lastname@example.org l i v e t . e d u Issue 2 | 2012 The Olivetian 17 S A V E T H E DA T E S ! Rodger ’05 and Erin (Rumbley) ’04 Doss: A boy, Desmond William, May 17, 2011. Rodger is a human resource specialist at Indiana Developmental Training Center. Erin is a Ph.D. student Desmond Doss at Purdue University. They reside in Lafayette, Ind. Upcoming For Olivet Alumni and Friends Keegan Gallaher ’05 and Alma Flores are engaged to be mar- ried July 14, 2012, at Houston First Church of the Nazarene, Houston, Texas. Alma is an elementary bilingual teacher, and Keegan is a laboratory technician Alma Flores and with Weatherford Keegan Gallaher Laboratories. training camp GOLF OUTING July 30, 2012 Kankakee Country Club Andrea (Hocker) ’06 and Bill Spray: A girl, Alexandrea Theo, February 15, 2012. Bill is a pharmacy technician at Joliet Oncology and a nursing student at Joliet Junior College. Alexandrea Andrea is a secSpray ond grade teacher in Braidwood. Andrea also recently completed her master’s in reading. They reside in Braidwood, Ill. Jennifer (Kundrat) ’07 and Michael Dennis: Twins, Avery and B a i l e y, A p r i l 17, 2011. Jennifer works in child care, and Michael is a stay-at-home dad. The family resides in Owosso, Mich. PA RT O F All proceeds benefit student scholarships! For more information or to register, contact Jeff Domagalski at 815-928-5455. PRIME TIME DAY September 25, 2012 Featuring: Dr. J.K. Warrick 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Centennial Chapel Michael and Jennifer Dennis with twins Avery and Bailey general superintendent, Church of the Nazarene Tiffany Dace ’09/’11 M.B.A. and Philip Ward were married October 9, 2011, in Douglass, Kan. Tiffany is employed by Chisholm Trail State Bank. Philip works for M & M Distribution. The couple resides in Park City, Kan. PLUS: Orpheus Choir, the Olivet Jazz Band and the Olivetians and The Talleys Tiffany and Philip Ward Homecoming 2012 • 2010s Matthew ’10/’13 M.A. and Amanda (Roach) Upshaw ’09/’12 M.A.: A boy, October 31–November 4, 2012 Benjamin Matthew, January 20, 2012. Matthew is a graduBenjamin ate assistant for the Upshaw Office of Admissions at Olivet Nazarene University and pursuing a senior pastorate position on the Olivet region. Amanda is the administrative assistant for the Department of Music at Olivet. They currently reside in Bourbonnais, Ill. Featuring the Gaither Vocal Band! REUNIONS: Classes of 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1967, 1962, plus Golden Grads (Anyone before 1962), Young Alumni (less than 5 years) and Orpheus Choir Alumni continued to next page w w w . o l i v e t . e d u onu alumni IN MEMORIAM • 1940s James Ray Shadowens, Sr. ’41 went to Heaven to be with his Lord and the love of his life, Dorothy, on Saturday, January 14, 2012. Ray and his twin sister, Mae, were born in Carterville, Ill., August 20, 1918. Ray James and Mae were the Shadowens, Sr. youngest of nine siblings. On September 5, 1940, Ray married the most wonderful woman in his life, Dorothy Lewis. Following graduation from Olivet, he was among the first class of graduates from Nazarene Theological Seminary. Ray was a devoted minister and pastor for more than 45 years. Phyllis M. (Jolliff) Bottles ’43 passed away February 8, 2012. Phyllis was born January 15, 1922, in Cooksville, Ill. While at Olivet, she sang in a trio with Grace Hodges Dillman and Veda Starr. She taught school for over 30 years in the Phyllis Bottles Bettendorf, Iowa area and was a lifelong member of the Church of the Nazarene. She was living in Grace Presbyterian Village, Dallas, Texas. She had been an active resident, serving on the newsletter committee and in the choir. • 1950s Carl L. Vastbinder ’51 passed away January 24, 2012. He was born November 8, 1926. He and Faye (Jarvis) were married for 56 years. They had two children who also attended Olivet. treasurer. He worked most of his life as an accountant for World Relief Corporation, Hostmark Hospitality Group, Lake Lawn Resort, and most recently as vice president of accounting and finance for CCB, Inc. (Consistent Computer Bargains). His family meant everything to him. They loved to camp, hike and attend ballgames together. for 20 years at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago in various positions, but most recently, as front office manager and tour guide. He loved traveling, his church family and the theater. He was a member of the Chicago First Church of the Nazarene. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War. Jamie Christine (Clark) Orr ’99 lost her two-year battle with breast cancer April 3, 2012. Jamie was born • 1960s October 11, 1977. She received a degree in psychology from Olivet. During her battle with cancer, she never asked “Why me?” but chose to think “Why Jamie Orr not me?” She was a fighter and never gave up. The hardest thing for her was not what the cancer was doing to her own body, but what it was doing to those she loved. She was an inspiration to many and loved by all who knew her. Marilyn Sue (Leary) Mund ’62 passed away January 25, 2012. The Gift of Insurance • 1970s — a surprisingly significant option! Jonathan Dean Welch ’73 passed away in his home in Santee, Calif., on March 17, 2012. He was born February 2, 1951, in Kankakee, Ill. Growing up, he was a resident of Bourbonnais, Manteno and Danville, Illinois. Jonathan Welch He met his wife Ilona (Cadle) ’73 at Olivet Nazarene College, and they were married in College Church of the Nazarene on June 2, 1973. They served as song evangelists in the Church of the Nazarene from 1975–1984 when Jonathan won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition, after which they moved to New York City. Jonathan enjoyed a successful operatic career that took him to all corners of the globe. He and his wife continued their ministry in song throughout their entire marriage of 38 years, singing at several General Assemblies for the Church of the Nazarene. They always held hands when they sang. You can do more for Olivet than you ever imagined through a gift of Life Insurance — consider donating a policy or naming Olivet as a beneficiary. Contact us for a no-obligation conversation. Phone: Email: Web: 815-939-5171 email@example.com olivetpgc.org • 1990s Carl Vastbinder Venice B. Robbins ’54 died February 14, 2012. She was born February 15, 1919, in Benton County, Ind. She and Forrest D. Robbins ’57 were married December 24, 1940. V e n i c e g r a d u ated from Olivet with Venice Robbins a degree in elementary education. She taught school in Indiana, and Bradley, Naperville, Danville, and Limestone in Illinois. She served faithfully alongside her husband, who was a minister in the Church of the Nazarene, where she filled the roles of pianist, Sunday school teacher, vacation Bible school coordinator/director and missionary president. Forrest was employed at Olivet as the custodial supervisor from 1974–1979. He preceded her in death. Kip Douglas Blair ’93 passed away January 20, 2012. Kip was born January 3, 1971, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Kip graduated from Olivet with a degree in accounting. It was there that he met the love of his life, Dawn Ellen Kip Blair Ludwig ’92, and they married March 20, 1993. Kip was a loving father to Nic, 12, and Abigail, 10. Kip was a member of Southern Lakes Evangelical Free Church, where he was an elder and the church Visit our Planned Giving Center (www.olivetpgc.org) for more information on gifts of Life Insurance and other planned gifts. There are many creative ways to establish your legacy with Olivet! Send us your news and photographs! Please submit alumni news, less than one year old, in the format printed in this section. Be sure to include all information, including class year. Due to space constraints, not all pictures will be used, and content may be edited. Joseph W. Bennington ’59 passed away February 25, 2012. Joseph was born December 22, 1930, in Washington, Pa. He married his beloved wife, Mary Ann, July 8, 1954. Joseph was a devoted husband and avid theater buff. He taught English in the Joliet school system for 32 years. After retiring, Joseph worked part time w w w . o l i v e t . e d News should be sent via email to TheOlivetian@olivet.edu, at www.olivet.edu or through the mail to The Olivetian, Olivet Nazarene University, One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, IL 60914. Pictures must be sent through email. For detailed Class Notes guidelines, visit www.olivet.edu. u KYLIE MCGUIRE ’13 18 alumni zone Issue 2 | 2012 ONU The Olivetian 19 , Class of 2034 TIGER S U B MIT T E D P H O T O S representative Anya Gerbig poses with her parents Wes ’01 and Jen (Litsey) ’02. . ONU mom Tammy Grainger is proud to pose with her favorite three Olivetians: Derek ’16, Malia ’15, and Ariel ’13. Olivetians show us their true colors! . Angel Jones . An ONU T-shirt ’09 wins the prize for the most daring display of Tiger pride, taken on a recent trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand. keeps Karen Nelson ’97 cool in the heat of the White Sands National Park in New Mexico. , Nursing student How do YOU show your colors? Meagan Olds ‘11 loved spending time with the “jungle kids” at a vacation Bible school in Misahuallí, Ecuador, alongside Youth World and Jungle Kids for Christ. Send us pictures of you or your family wearing ONU colors or apparel, or sporting your Tiger Pride in some other way, to TheOlivetian@olivet.edu for possible inclusion in a future issue of The Olivetian. When emailing, please use “Tiger Pride” as the subject and include a full description of the persons in the photo, including class years for Olivet alumni or students. Due to space constraints, not all submitted photos will be printed. 5 Are you smarter than a freshman? What is a major concern with respect to the gene pool within an endangered species? 4 You learned so much during your time at Olivet! But how much do you remember from your core classes? Which of the following is a correct representation of the quadratic equation? a. b. c. d. != != != != −! ± 4!" − ! ! 2! ! ± 4!" − ! ! 2! −! ± ! ! − 4!" 2! −! ± ! ! − 4!" −2! 2 3 b. Dominant traits repress recessive traits narrowing the gene pool. c. Ecosystems stability. d. A reduction in genetic diversity creates a stronger species. In the following sentence, what function is “there” serving? “Isn’t there a spell checker on your word processor?” a. Adverb b. Adjective c. Clause d. Expletive What architectural characteristics identify this column from Burke Administration Building as being of the Ionic order? Put these musical periods in their correct order, starting with the earliest: a. It is formed from a limestone material. a. Classical, Baroque, 20th Century, Romantic Stay Connected! b. Ornate details crown the top of the column. b. Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century c. The structure includes pairs of scrolling volutes. c. Romantic, Baroque, Classical, 20th Century www.facebook.com/olivetnazareneuniversity twitter.com/olivetnazareneu d. The column has a robust weight-bearing capacity. d. Baroque, Romantic, Classical, 20th Century ANSWERS: 1-c, 2-b, 3-c, 4-d, 5-a 1 T est y ou r memo r y w ith this q ui z . a. Successive reproduction within a reducing gene pool breeds more recessive traits. w w w . o l i v e t . e d u Periodicals Postage Paid at Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914, and additional mailing offices w w w . ol iv et .e du Scan this code or go to: www.olivet.edu/admissions/undergraduate, to find out your potential award. JONES FOTO jones foto 99 percent of our students receive some type of financial assistance, totaling more than $35 million annually.