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hanks to many people who love Columbia College and can envision an exciting future to complement our proud history, there are wonderful things happening. As our cover photo hints, we are celebrating two incredible national honors. The first is senior Diana Lynde’s selection as the National Collegiate Honors Council Student of the Year in October. She was chosen for the top award from among 2000 students from the most prestigious honors programs in the United States. Even more remarkable is that this award has come to a Columbia College student two consecutive years! Last year, you may remember, Homa Hassan ’10 brought home the medal to complete her long list of undergraduate honors. This November, we learned that our own Dr. John Zubizarreta has been selected as the CASE and Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching U. S. Professor of the Year. The award name is a mouthful, but make no mistake, this honor is an eminent national award among colleges and universities, and a first for South Carolina. “Dr. Z.,” as we all know him, joins elite company representing the best in undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the United States. The award ceremony in Washington, D.C., was a thrilling recognition for him and for Columbia College on the national stage. His distinguished work as the director of the Honors Program urges into the spotlight our brightest students, of whom Diana Lynde ’11 and Homa Hassan ’10 are shining examples. We are so proud of them all. Closer to home wonderful things have been happening, too. The first thing that will catch your eye if you visit the College is the beautiful new landscaping that was made possible by a gift from Janice Suber McNair ’59 and Bob McNair. The design was developed to provide a variety of plants with rotating seasonal color and low maintenance demand. From the stately palm trees on the library mall to the lacey Japanese yews in front of Spears Center for the Arts to the silver artemesia along the green, hundreds of new plants welcome visitors to campus and lighten the hearts of those of us who are here day after day. The latest new development in the J. Drake Edens Library is the Collaborative Technologies Lab provided by a gift from the late Nell Williams Overton ’43. It consists of eight stations each of which has five chairs, a PC, a 37-inch screen and a switch, which allows the users to connect a laptop to the screen. This room is ideal for group work and group projects, and the room is also equipped with a SMARTBoard for instruction. This beautiful space has proven very popular with students and faculty alike. As you will see in this issue of Columns, the College now needs alumnae who love the College to step forward to transform Asbury Hall. In the years that have passed since the hall opened in 1965, the lives of college students have changed with increased demands for technology and collaborative learning. Unfortunately, Asbury has changed over those years, too, but not for the better! As it has aged, it has become harder to convince students that it offers them an adequate living and learning space. Fortunately, two dedicated alumnae, Ellen Claussen Davis ’72 and Nancy Cummings Humphries ’72, have volunteered to lead the way as we invite you to help Asbury Dress The Part!
Meet the U.S. Professor of the Year Dr. John Zubizarreta
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named Dr. John Zubizarreta, professor of English and director of honors and faculty development, as the Undergraduate Baccalaureate Colleges U. S. Professor of the Year. The award was presented at a special ceremony held in Washington, D.C., on November 18. This marks the first time that a South Carolina professor has been selected for this prestigious national honor. “What an extraordinary honor for Dr. Zubizarreta and Columbia College. This is an important first for our College and South Carolina. It is also the first time that both the U. S. Professor of the Year and the National Collegiate Honors Council Student of the Year have been selected in the same year at the same institution. This affirms what we have known all along, that the quality of academics at Columbia College is of the highest caliber, and our Honors Program is second to none,” said President Whitson. The U.S. Professors of the Year program salutes the most outstanding undergraduate instructors in the country—those who excel as teachers and influence the lives and careers of their students. It is recognized as one of the most prestigious awards honoring undergraduate teaching. “Dr. Z.,” as he is known to the campus community, has been a member of the Columbia College faculty for 22 years and has served as the director for the Honors Program for 19 years. He calls honors a “jewel” in his career, which has benefited from his long-term commitment and active involvement with the National Collegiate Honors Council. Zubizarreta describes Columbia College as the place where his teaching “blossomed.” He said, “It’s an environment that emphasizes collaborative learning and discussion-based teaching. It’s one of the great values of a women’s college, and that coincided with the kind of teacher that I wanted to be.” In life outside the classroom, Zubizarreta describes himself as an avid telemark skier and fisherman; an overly ambitious, aching runner; a former six time national champion in whitewater canoe competition; a moonstruck husband; and the adoring father of two girls. Zubizarreta was nominated for extraordinary dedication to undergraduate teaching and selected for his impact on and involvement with undergraduate students. The award criteria also cite the nominee’s scholarly approach to teaching and learning; contribution to undergraduate education in the institution, community and profession; and support from colleagues and current and former undergraduate students.
Since 1982, CASE and Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching have co-sponsored the program, which is structured to award national winners in four categories based on the Carnegie Foundation’s classification of higher education institutions: baccalaureate colleges; community colleges; doctoral and research universities; and master’s universities and colleges. Competition for the U.S. Professors of the Year takes place in several stages. Each candidate must first be selected from many qualified peers at his or her own institution and nominated for the award. Letters of support and endorsements from current and former students, colleagues and presidents or academic deans accompany the entries. From about 100 semifinalists, six finalists in each of the four categories, The Carnegie Foundation panel, which includes a student, a former U.S. Professor of the Year, and education association and campus representatives, selects the national winners. The national winners each receive a $5,000 cash award from The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. TIAACREF, one of America’s leading financial services organizations and higher education’s premier retirement system, is the principal sponsor for the awards ceremony. Phi Beta Kappa, an academic honor society, sponsors an evening Congressional reception.
Diana Lynde ’ll Chosen as National Collegiate Honors Student of the Year College Honors Program Brings Home Top Award Second Consecutive Year
olumbia College senior Diana Lynde, of Columbia, S.C., was chosen as The National Collegiate Honors Council Student of the Year. The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) award comes with a cash prize and special medallion, conferred at the 2010 annual national convention held in Kansas City, Missouri. Established in 1966, NCHC is the leading honors organization in higher education. The 1200 NCHC members represent honors programs and colleges in private and public, two- and four-year institutions, including international universities.This is the second consecutive year that a Columbia College honors student has received this prestigious award —last year Homa Hassan '10, also of Columbia, S.C., brought home the award. NCHC selects one student nationwide each year for this prestigious award. The nomination process is highly selective, and nominees represent the best and brightest students from honors programs and colleges across the United States. Each nominee is an exemplar of academic excellence; service to her or his institution and community; and leadership within local, regional, and national honors circles.
“I’m thrilled that the NCHC has recognized Diana’s amazing academic talents, her devotion to service, her commitment to honors education, and her extraordinary generosity of spirit. She represents the best qualities of our Honors Program as well as the values and high standards of the NCHC. She is an inspiring gem,” said Dr. John Zubizarreta, director of the Columbia College Honors Program. Lynde, a particularly distinguished Honors Program student is doublemajoring in communication and public affairs. She has made presentations on the power of reflective learning at the national convention of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, as well as on a variety of teaching and learning topics at two National Collegiate Honors Council conferences. Recently, she was chosen to attend DePauw University's The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics to present her submission "The Curious Case of the Conversational Absolutist." Lynde also won a prestigious South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) Collaborative Research Grant to conduct research in Germany on the topic of gender, philosophy, and the academic marketplace. She is a Columbia College Founders Scholar and recipient of the Savory Scholars Undergraduate Research Grant.
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Jane McIntyre has never had more energy than she has now. At a time in her life when most of her best friends are retired or thinking about it, Jane stepped up to lead United Way of Central Carolinas when the organization’s future was in serious jeopardy. “All my friends think I’m crazy…they don’t understand, but they know I’m happy.” The challenge Jane took on a year ago was one that any executive would think twice about, given the economic climate and a very public scandal that had deeply damaged the community’s trust in the Charlotte-region’s United Way. Donations were sharply down, and difficult changes were surely ahead for the nonprofit that relied on community partnerships to carry out its charitable mission. But none of this was enough to discourage Jane. “There is something freeing to be able to focus on finishing a career rather than building a career. She saw this as an opportunity for reinvention for the entire organization—to create a new, healthier culture in an old organization. “It’s not light duty,” she says—the community expected decisive action. In one year, no fewer than 21 strategic changes were made for the new reality of an operating budget that decreased from $10.4 million two years ago to under $6.4 million now. “We reduced staff from about 58 people (97 two years ago) to 44, and the board was restructured from 67 people to just 22. We needed our board to be more fully engaged than ever before because we were pursuing the reinvention of an entire organization, from the top down. And it was critical to rebuild trust among the staff, the community, our donors and all of our agency partners.” Nine months later, they generated $2.8 million more than the previous year, with over $16.6 million going back to the community. “It’s all about relationships,” Jane emphasizes. “Our strategy is year-round now rather than seasonal. I have a note on my desk with the words ‘Challenge…Responsibility… Investment…Flexibility…Team…Make a Difference’ and those are words that drive me.”
Between August and November of 2009 Jane made over 100 visits and presentations for UWCC, and her passion and sincerity are even stronger now than in those first months with the organization. “This is the perfect job at this time in my life. We came close to losing an important asset in our community, and for me, this is an incredible opportunity to make a difference for so many in need.” Earlier in her career, Jane had worked in health care, had served on her local school board, and had led a similar organizational turnaround as the CEO of the Charlotte YWCA. When this opportunity came along, “I had planned to work at YWCA no more than 10 years (one more year), because I believe that periodic changes in leadership are good. But I knew I wasn’t ready to retire. I love a challenge.” Three years ago she successfully recovered from open-heart surgery to repair a defective aortic valve. “Luckily I experienced full recovery, but it does take a while and puts some things in perspective…since then, I am just very thankful and ready for each new day!” Thinking back to her days at Columbia College, Jane says it was the only place she applied for college. She arrived in the spring after the 1964 fire and remembers, “everyone had to triple up in the residence halls, and we had six to a suite for a while.” For the past 33 years, the families of the original roommates have gathered annually for a big Labor Day weekend beach trip. The group includes Claire (Wilson) and Paul Yarborough and Linda Sue (Knight) and George Horres. “Now we have our grown children and grandchildren too, with about 30 people…it is a special time for each of us.”
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Alumnae Sisters, Asbury can wait no longer. She needs our help. “Many choices are available both in and out of state for quality single gender education. We know our faculty and our academic programs are stellar…. we also know that as a recruiting tool, the curb appeal of a dorm
sbury Hall was built on the Columbia College campus following the fire of ’64 that destroyed Old Main. The largest dorm on campus, it was built to accommodate a growing student body as President R. Wright Spears worked to rebuild a vibrant campus. For years it was a residence hall for juniors and seniors, and in 2000 Asbury Hall officially became housing for first-year students, with programs tailored to serve their needs and improve retention. By 2003, Columbia College was one of 12 institutions selected nationwide for “Foundations of Excellence in the First College Year,” providing the pattern for small private colleges across the country. Our first-year program is an innovative model for the nation, admired and copied for the way it helps students make a smooth transition from high school to college life. Unfortunately, this asset is now overshadowed by 45+ years of wear and tear, with spaces, furniture, flooring and bathroom fixtures that are antiquated and worn. Frankly, Asbury Hall is a tough sell for our recruiters. 6
has an impact not only on prospective students but on their families as well. And girlfriends, Asbury’s first impression needs work!” Ellen Claussen Davis ’72 and Nancy Cummings Humphries ’72 Alumnae Chairs for Help Asbury Dress The Part
From, “I can’t picture myself here,” to “I can’t wait to get here!” That’s our vision for the new Asbury Hall, a place where admissions counselors are proud to walk prospective students and their families through bright, modern living areas. We envision Asbury Hall as a center that enhances the academic and social experience for first-year students and makes them glad they chose to become part of the fabric of Columbia College’s legacy of leadership. Your support of the incredibly successful Imagine Campaign has allowed us to take important first steps. This year, students moving into Asbury Hall were excited to find their rooms with individual air controls, a huge comfort issue that was one of our most urgent priorities to resolve. But we still have a lot of work to do for Asbury Hall to become a recruiting asset rather than a threadbare hindrance. With your continued support and the leadership of alumnae chairs Ellen Claussen Davis ‘72 and Nancy Cummings Humphries ‘72, Asbury’s renovation will make a dramatic impact on the recruitment and retention of a strong student body.
The design concepts for Asbury Hall show preliminary ideas ranging from a redesigned reception area to common spaces equipped with the latest technology for collaborative learning. Our research included input from current students and residence hall advisors and staff to gain an understanding of their needs and preferences. The three lounges in Asbury Hall function as essential flexible spaces for student life. Club meetings, tutoring sessions, and social activities that support first-year success are just a few of the functions these improved spaces will accommodate.
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generous gift from philanthropists Robert McNair and Janice Suber McNair ’59 is the source of the dramatic landscape changes that have been taking place on the campus since July. The approved landscaping upgrades emphasize low maintenance plantings and native plants, and includes new irrigation in some areas. Perhaps the most dramatic changes are the plantings at College entrances and the addition of several tall Sabal palmettos, the state tree, to The Mall. The McNairs are residents of Houston, Texas, and have been following the progress thanks to the slide show featured on the Columbia College website. “This wonderful gift has created so much excitement in our campus community, and we can’t wait to welcome the McNairs back to campus to see the results firsthand,“ said President Whitson.
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The Medallion Awards The Medallion, Columbia College’s highest award, is presented annually to those individuals whom the College wishes to recognize for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service. The 2010 recipients, Marlena Redfern Lewis Myers ’64 of Summerville and Candy Yaghjian Waites of Columbia, were honored during the gala event held on November 4. The reception and banquet were held on campus in the Student Union, which was elegantly transformed for the evening festivities. A special exhibit of women’s fashion through the decades was featured, with samples from personal collections dating from the 1800s to the present. In attendance, Columbia College welcomed former Medallion recipients, alumnae, faculty emeriti, trustees, donors and friends of the College. In her remarks, President Caroline Whitson thanked all the guests for their generous support of the Imagine Campaign, which was successfully concluded in the spring. She also spotlighted the recent honors received by faculty and students; the beautiful new campus landscaping courtesy of a grant from Robert and Janice Suber McNair ‘59; and introduced the new initiative: “Help Asbury Dress The Part: A Campaign to Restore Asbury Hall.” The evening highlight was the presentation of Medallions.
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Myers is the first lady of Summerville, South Carolina, where she is a champion of child welfare and health care access for the working poor, and an active member of the Columbia College Alumnae Association. Myers’ deep connection with Columbia College developed over many years, first as a member of the class of 1964, though she withdrew her junior year to get married. At the urging of a former professor, she returned a few years later and completed her degree in 1980. Shortly after graduating, she joined the College staff, where she served in various staff roles for eighteen years until retiring in 2001 as the executive director of development. For several years, Myers also put her fundraising and people skills to work for political campaigns for candidates such as Les Tindal, Nick Theodore and Phil Lader. She has served on many nonprofit boards which currently include Welvista, a statewide health care access program for the working poor; The Ark, Summerville, an Alzheimer’s Family Support Service; Children in Crisis, Summerville, a child advocacy facility for abused and neglected children; and she is vice president of the Columbia College Alumnae Association. Her previous board service includes Killingsworth Home; Sculpture of the South public art initiative; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia; Family Service Center; Palmetto Project; and service as a past president of Women of the Church for Shandon United Methodist Church. Myers has received numerous awards and honors for her service, including The Bert Cicenia Award; Distinguished Service Award from Columbia College; establishment of the Marlena Redfern Myers Scholarship at Columbia College; and a Safe Haven Facility at Dorchester Children’s Center named in her honor in Summerville. She is married to The Honorable Berlin G. Myers, and has two adult children and five grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Waites is executive director of the S.C. Gubernatorial Appointments Project with the goal of increasing the number of women in senior level positions in South Carolina government. She has spent her entire career as an advocate for women finding their voices. Waites received her B.A. in English from Wheaton College, Norton, Mass., and her master’s in public administration from the University of South Carolina. As a senior at Wheaton College in 1965, her nationally publicized campus protest galvanized South Carolina’s elected officials so that in one year state law was changed allowing college students to vote by absentee ballot. This was the beginning of her political activism. Waites recently retired as director of community leadership programs at The Leadership Institute, Columbia College, after 14 years of service. She continues to teach a course at Columbia College on SC Women Impacting Public Policy. During the administration of Governor Jim Hodges, she served as the director of the Division of Children’s Services. In 1988, Waites was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives from Richland County and served for three terms. She was instrumental in the passage of legislation dealing with the reform of campaign finances and ethics policy. Prior to service in the House, she served on Richland County Council for 12 years beginning in 1976. Prior to 1976, no women had been elected to Council, and she served as first woman chair in 1984. She has served on countless local and state boards and commissions and presently serves on the Palmetto Richland Board, Palmetto Health Board and Capital Senior Center Board. Waites has received numerous awards including the 1998 Athena Award, Legislator of the Year 1992 by the S.C. Association of Counties and the Annual Legislative Award by Common Cause of S.C., in 1990 and 1991. She is also an artist specializing in pencil portraits. She has two adult daughters and four grandchildren.
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Columbia College welcomed the Class of 2014 to our campus with Fall Orientation.
September 6– October 17
The Goodall Gallery featured a group exhibition entitled, Points of Departure: A Printmaking Invitational, with eleven printmakers with various ties to South Carolina or who are currently based in the state: Sigmund Abeles, Sydney A. Cross, Barbara Duval, Claire K. Farrell, Phillip Garrett, Terry K. Hunter, Treelee MacAnn, Stephen Nevitt, Mary Robinson, Boyd Saunders, and Tom Seawell.
Faculty Recital:Woman’s Love and Life was presented in the Spears Music and Arts Recital Hall Featuring: Brittnee M. Siemon, D.M.A., MT-BC Doctor of Musical Arts, Music Therapist-Board Certified Adjunct Professor of Voice, Columbia College
The Ariail Alumnae Club meeting was held at Alumne Hall. Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 was the guest speaker.
The Cambridge American Stage Tour (CAST) presented William Shakespeare’s The Tempest in Cottingham Theatre. CAST is a group of 16 students from Cambridge University, England. They were touring colleges in the U.S. with their production of The Tempest.
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Argentine musicians, Eduardo Tami, flute; Alejandro Bordas, guitar; and Federico Perez, piano; were joined by a dance duo, Claudia Marciano and Antonio Saganias, in a performance of tangos, milongas, valses, and Candombes at the Spears Center for the Arts.
Columbia College hosted the SC ETV Documentary premiere of Forgotten Founder: The Story of Charles Pinckney. Forgotten Founder is a historical visualization of the biography of Charles Pinckney, whose life serves as the basis for much of where and how we live today. Through the use of original digital art work, period illustrations, historical documents, dramatic reenactments, and studio interviews this program wove a tapestry that tells the story of a true public servant whose contributions to the birth of our nation and state are matched by no other historical figure.
Rollinâ€™ down the Nantahala River! In efforts to jump start the new Recreational Activities and Intramural program at Columbia College, the Office of Student Activities took a group of students white water rafting down the Nantahala River in Byrson City, North Carolina. Students who participated: Azmeh Amer, Hanna Yoo, Deborah Broughton, Harriet Kelsey, Megan Miller, Anna Ruth Zubizarreta, Lindsey Miller, Miranda Thompkins, Caitlyn Stewart, Suzie Her, and Shelby Cleveland.
The Ludy Bowl 2010 was a much anticipated highlight of Columbia Collegeâ€™s Homecoming Weekend. The football game pitted the seniors and freshmen (Villians) against the juniors and sophomores (Heroes.)
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Dr. John Zubizarreta, Dr. Ute Wachsmann-Linnan, Dr. Lynne Noble and thirteen honors students attended the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Kansas City, Missouri. All were presenters at the conference. Students who participated: Amanda Belue, Keely Fagan, Rachel Shumpert, Katie Rose, Blair Little, Olivia Rose, Nicole Hill, Anna Ruth Zubizarreta, Diana Lynde, Rebecca Friday, Michelle Class, Jennifer Rose, Shelley Whipple.
The Alliance for Women at Columbia College hosted a statewide Summit on South Carolina Women. Business, political and community leaders from all counties around the state joined together in a collaborative process to prioritize the issues that can make a difference in the lives of South Carolina women, families and communities. Their work will be developed into comprehensive recommendations that will be shared with the incoming governor and the legislative womenâ€™s caucus to assist in framing an agenda to improve the status of women in South Carolina.
Boo-rific! Students enjoyed tons of little children Trick or Treating in the residence halls followed by a carnival full of game, food, activities, and prizes.
Senior Chapel, a special celebration for the Class of 2011.
Where Are They Now? Columns Catches Up With Retired Faculty
Dr. Robert Moore and Dr. Selden Smith t’s impossible to reminisce about the department of history and political science during the 1960s–1990s without the names of Dr. Robert Moore and Dr. Selden Smith coming to mind simultaneously. They both joined the faculty in 1960 and were kindred spirits who worked sideby-side over their many years together at Columbia College. Both fondly recall Smith’s words on the occasion of Moore’s retirement ceremony in 1999, “I often would shout across the hall to ask, ‘who is the author…?’ Or he would ask, ‘who is the student…?’” Laughing, Smith declared, “Bob and I, we have one decent memory between the two of us.” Among their shared accomplishments were many guest speakers and special lecture events, which welcomed the surrounding community to campus. After 50 years, they still remain close friends.
Dr. Robert Moore served twenty-three years as chair of
the department of history and political science and was the Charles Ezra Daniel Professor of History until his retirement in 1999. Moore is an avid traveler and has for many years organized a yearly group trip to Europe for 30 to 40 people. He and his wife, Meribeth Walton-Moore ’93, have led tours to Austria, Belgium, Britain, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Greece, Holland, New Zealand, and Nova Scotia to name some of the numerous places they have visited. This year, rather than traveling abroad they toured the Canadian Rockies, took an Alaskan cruise and visited their four children and their families, including four grandchildren. Although leading tours is time consuming, he also stays busy with home projects and he and Meribeth are active in a book club with ten other couples and enjoy the friendship of that group. Next year, Moore will not lead his usual tour group; he will be busy writing a new South Carolina history textbook for eighth graders. He recently signed with Clairmont Press in Atlanta to write the textbook, which is due in schools the year 2012. Meribeth will work closely with him on this project. Carol Vaughn ’71, who was one of his students, and has worked for Clairmont Press, suggested Moore when they were actively searching for a new writer. He and Meribeth are looking forward to the project. When asked what stands out most about Columbia College during his 39 years, Moore immediately says, “the collegiality.” He especially enjoyed the traditions of the faculty/staff coffee hour that kept everyone informed about campus activities and was a great social occasion. The less formal coffee sessions of eight or ten people were also good places to exchange ideas. Also important was the collegiality between faculty and students. “Columbia College was a good place to be.” Moore invites his former students and colleagues to e-mail him at email@example.com or write to him at 3517 Verner Street, Columbia, SC 29204.
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first joined the Columbia College faculty as a part-time professor in the department of history and political science. Shortly after his arrival, he became full-time and later served as chair of the department. He retired in 1997 after serving for 37 years. In the 1970s, Smith developed an interest in Holocaust studies that Seated, Dr. Selden Smith, Standing, Dr. Robert Moore has continued into his retirement. He has taught courses on the Holocaust, conducted workshops for teachers, and served on the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust and the South Carolina Jewish Historical Society. Today, he still helps organize the summer weeklong workshops conducted on the College campus that are held every July for teachers. Smith says, “Columbia College has been very kind to Holocaust studies.” He is very grateful to Dr. Caroline Whitson and Dr. Laurie Hopkins for allowing the workshops and the partnership with the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust to continue. The workshops provide South Carolina teachers the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of this important time in world history by meeting Holocaust survivors and historians. Smith believed that the College was strengthened by the activities of students and faculty members engaged in community affairs. Community and College dialogue and cooperation provided opportunities for the College and for its students. Interfaith dialogue was also a keen interest. He and his wife, Dorothy Gasque Smith ’61, have traveled in recent years to Italy, France, and the British Isles, and have taken a family cruise to the Caribbean. They have four children and eight grandchildren with whom they enjoy spending time. Smith was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2005, which has curtailed some of his activities, but he remains strongly engaged in daily events. He is still keenly interested in the state political scene, especially the 2010 gubernatorial campaigns. He also spends time keeping in touch with his classmates from Erskine College. A strong advocate for Columbia College, he believes no learning takes place until the student is engaged. When asked what he misses most about Columbia College Smith says, “ I miss the contact with the students and my colleagues.” Dr. Smith welcomes messages from his former students and colleagues and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 3023 Whitehall Road, Columbia, SC 29204, 803.782.9294.
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C l a ss N e w s Who doesn’t flip to Class News first when her new issue of Columns arrives? It’s the next best thing to calling your classmates personally for an update! Who got married…finished graduate school… landed a new job…retired…new grandbaby? Your classmates want to know! It’s easy to submit your news online here: www.columbiasc.edu/alumnae/submit_news.asp. Or send via snail mail to Alumnae Relations, 1301 Columbia College Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29203. This issue of Class News reflects news submitted between April 16, 2010, and September 20, 2010.
1959 Pollie Goodson Bristow had 41 pieces
of art featured in the exhibit, “The Perspectives of Pollie Bristow,” that was on display at the Florence Regional Arts Alliance Gallery 412 from September 2 through September 30.
1961 Liz Johnston Patterson was named
the first female president of the Rotary Club of Spartanburg since its inception in 1916. Liz, a 10-year member of the club, was nominated as president-elect last year and will serve in her new position until 2011.
1962 Bess Shuler Long was interviewed for the journal Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, an academic journal for imaging and geospatial information science and technology. The article was titled “From a Post Office Job Advertisement to Helping Shape US-Soviet Strategic Balance: One Perspective of the CIA Corona Program” and appeared in the July 2010 issue of the journal. Gail Bonnett Thomas and her husband Allen are very proud to announce that their granddaughter, Abigail Clemons (daughter of Sheri Thomas Clemons ’91), received a Celebration of Character Award in May 2010. This is Aiken’s Character First award given to promote positive character in the youth of Aiken. 1963 Emmalee Gaddy Robbins has written
a K-3 character education series titled All Aboard: The Lighthouse Learning Express, a series of ten storybooks and ten original compact discs with music by Dick Goodwin. The first book in the series was published in April 2009.
1964 Melinda McTeer Rhodes taught first grade for 43 years and retired in May 2008. Her husband, James R. Rhodes Jr., passed away March 24, 2010, after a two year battle with cancer. 1968 Dawn Schulin Linthicum is a member of the Abigail Wright Chamberlin Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) in Melbourne, Fla., and serves as treasurer. 1973 Vicki Tatum Scott was named the Indian
Land Rotary Club’s Teacher of the Month for April 2010. Vicki works with learning disabled students in kindergarten through third grade. She has been at Indian Land Elementary School for five years. Vicki
and her husband Glenn live in Charlotte. They have two sons, David and Gray, and a daughter, Sarah.
1974 Katherine Rudder Ligon is the president
and CEO of Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina. She is in charge of five retirement communities, one each in Columbia, Florence, Summerville, Clinton, and the newest, the Foothills, (near Greenville).
1977 Patricia Magaha Monteith is now principal of Byrnes Freshman Academy. She was hired by Spartanburg School District fivesix years ago as the transition facilitator, helping eighth grade students as they move into the freshman setting. Patricia was instrumental in setting up the concept of the Freshman Academy and served as its first assistant principal. 1982 Frances R. Gardner is a professor of art
1995 Sandra A. Rouse works at Voorhees College as an assistant professor and director of the freshman year experience program. In her spare time she teaches and choreographs for the Orangeburg Civic Ballet. 1997 Joyell Moak Brown and her husband
finalized the adoption of their daughter Eleanor Grace in June 2010. Eleanor has two brothers, Cooper, 3, and Lave, 2.
1999 Ashley E. Newton lives in Greenville and
works as the manager of community development for Bi-Lo and the Bi-Lo Charity Classic.
2000 Dyan P. Coker relocated to Charlotte, where she works for Masonite International Corporation as a global sourcing specialist for indirect materials and services. 2001 Gina Fayette Jones’ daughter, Gia Monique Jones, was a debutante in the Columbia Chapter Alumnae of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for the Delta Assembly 2010. Delta Assembly is a program that presents young ladies of character and scholarship to society through its Cotillion program. 2002 Amanda Potts Ruthven and her husband
Wyeth live in Alexandria, Va. Amanda is the program coordinator for the M.A. program in conflict resolution and art history at the University of South CarolinaLancaster, where she teaches a variety of foundations at Georgetown University. Wyeth is a senior director at Qorvis Communications, a public relations firm in studio courses, art history, art appreciation, and art Washington, D.C. education. Her work has been exhibited regionally and nationally and has been published in several journals and books. 2005 Veneshia W. Stribling was named the 20092010 Teacher of the Year at L.W. Conder Elementary 1983 Bootsie Harvie Wynne’s husband, William Arts Integrated Magnet School in Columbia. Roger “Dook” Wynne, passed away on July 15, 2010, after a remarkable year following his diagnosis of 2008 Karen M. Fiery teaches 11th grade English at brain cancer. Williston-Elko High School. She lives in Williston with her husband Fleetwood and their dog, Jethro Marshall. 1987 Kimi Barwick Daly teaches visual arts and drama at Fairfield Magnet School for Math, Science, 2009 Emily Ford Mack is the Teacher of the Year Fine Arts, and Performing Arts. She also teaches at Midlands Math and Business Academy, where she private lessons in art and voice, as well as a Pilates has completed her first year as a certified elementary Workout Class. She and her husband Mike have two school teacher. Prior to MMBA, she taught at Nia Child children ages 14 and 11, and live in Chapin. Development Center in Charleston and at V. V. Reid School in Columbia. Emily is married to Henry L. Mack 1990 Anna Young Laye helped to pass Hunter’s Sr. and the mother of three sons: Henry, Justin, and J’von. Henry is a freshman in college, Justin is a junior Law, with assistance from South Carolina Senator in high school, and J’von is in preschool. Vincent Sheheen. This allows parents of stillborn children to receive a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth for their child/ren. The law is named Graduate School for their oldest son, William Hunter Laye, born on 2004 Jamie Williams Curry is the new assistant March 29, 2001. Tammy M. Martin is the Founder/ principal at Waccamaw High School. Before going to CEO of Excellent Impressions Clerical Services Waccamaw, she was the curriculum coordinator for of Bennettsville (www.excellentimpressions.com), Georgetown County School District and taught eighth which provides administrative/clerical services grade social studies and sixth grade language arts to companies, small businesses, non-profit at Georgetown Middle School. She was the district’s organizations, and individuals. Teacher of the Year in 2004-2005.
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Belinda Deline ‘09, M.B.A., business administration, American Intercontinental University, April 2010
Estelle T. Morgan Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morrow The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Gunn Bente “GB” Olsen Susan Culclasure Parker ’58 Faye James Pender ’66 Julian H. Price Mr. and Mrs. Clary E. Rawl (Nancy Eldridge ’67) Maro Kouyoumjian Rogers ’56 Mr. and Mrs. Dixie Royal Jr. Betty Swann Royster Mr. and Mrs. Alan H. Shaw Dr. and Mrs. Albert C. “Skip” Tenny (Rebecca Long ’70) Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Vonnessen Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David Ware Pal Crenshaw Wrenn ’56 Mr. and Mrs. William M. Wright Patricia Smith Yates ’78 Mr. and Mrs. M. Yoshimasu
Edna Mills Bedenbaugh ’53 Carol Ann Flowers Green ’54
Sandra A. Rouse ‘95, Ph.D., curriculum and teaching with a higher education administration emphasis, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, May 2009 Holly E. Boyet ‘04, M.A., educational leadership, Grand Canyon University, July 2007 Maya K. Rookard-Hall ‘06, M.S., counseling psychology, Troy University, June 2010 Katherine A. “Katy” Bates ‘08, M.A.T., secondary education-social studies, The Citadel Graduate College, May 2010 Jessica J. Merten ‘08, M.S., industrial/ organizational psychology, St. Cloud State University, May, 2010
Dr. James Milton Ariail Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 Ava F. Austin Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 Helen Jeffords Barham (H) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. “Gene” Allen III (Clare Moss ’69) Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Baker (Edith Edens ’52) The Barham Family Donna Padgett Barth ’79 Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bode Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brooks (Jane Castles ’58) Shirley J. Butler Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) Eleanor McBee Cart ’77 Dorothy Rhinehart Caughman ’46 Mr. and Mrs. Cermette J. Clardy Jr. (Anne Maner ’62) Ferrell Gibbons Crowley ’49 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen G. Deller Thelma D. Dugosh Mr. and Mrs. William R. Dusenbury Martha H. Eastburn Mr. and Mrs. H. Parker Evatt Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler ’76 Joan R. Gleaton Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Roger M. Gramling Nadene J. Gregg John and Lunette Quackenbush Carol Stackhouse Hall ’74 Dr. and Mrs. George O. Hallman Mr. and Mrs. Phillip J. Hamrick Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Flynn T. Harrell (Anne Turner ’57) Mr. and Mrs. Bobby L. Huguley J. Todd Kincannon Dr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Lawson (Margaret Ariail ’48) Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Lee Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Long Joyce H. Lybrand Joyce Hart Mann ’57 Mr. and Mrs. W. Richard Mattox Mr. and Mrs. D. Laurence McIntosh Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. McLaurin Nancy B. Meeks
Iris Evans Cottingham Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 Dr. Thomas E. Cuttino Gina Warren Buzby ’83 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. (Emil Burns ’84) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Gary Daniels Sydney Glover Friddle ’61 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hill Sr. (Jewell Powell ’60)
Lennie Goldson Evett ’41 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Ludy Godbold Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 Dr. Philip E. Graef Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61
Caroline Dargan The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64)
Sara Guess Gramling ’47 Clarence Gramling
Soon you will see:
Cecil H. Bierley Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hill Sr. (Jewell Powell ’60) Lucinda Bethea Bostick ’35 Mary Lutie McLaurin Fletcher ’61 Mr. and Mrs. Clifton C. Goodwin III Betsy Shealy Humphries ’55 Virginia R. Lee Mr. and Mrs. Gregory H. Williams
Nancy Robinson Ruff Boyle Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler ’76 Stephanie McNulty Kelley Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 Amy S. Lanier Sara L. Nalley ’63
and you’ll know that with a simple click of your mouse you can communicate with Columbia College!
Faye Still Broadway ’64 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Patrecia Martin Burnett ’57 Robert F. Burnett Dr. William “Bill” W. Butler The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64)
Sarah Dawsey Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Joyce Hart Mann ’57 Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. (Emil Burns ’84) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Mr. and Mrs. George Cameron Todd Jr.
Jack V. Caughman Rae C. Hall Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56)
The Offices of Alumnae Relations and Advancement are excited about a new online tool coming soon for communicating with our alumnae and friends!
David E. Clamp Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56)
By becoming a member of C2Connect you will be able to:
Ellen Richardson Cole ’83 Bootsie Harvie Wynne ’83 Dorothy Condusta Dr. Caroline B. Whitson L. Arlen Cotter Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74) Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Joyce Hart Mann ’57 Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. (Emil Burns ’84) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Mary Ann Reeves Phillips ’56
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C l a ss N e w s Clelia Derrick Hendrix ’41 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Virginia Hudson Nancy M. Moody ’67 Elaine Ewing Jones ’48 Betty Jean Player Aston ’48 Debra Anne Meares Waller ’73 Elizabeth Ambrose Jones ’37 Rebecca Ricks Floyd ’74 Dan S. Judd The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Dr. Joann Kemp Ann White ’76 Dr. Emily King Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 Marion A. Knox Sr. The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Linda Lake Mary Ann Donnan Gilbert ’69 Betty Lind Ann White ’76 Sherry Redfern McDonald Margie L. Mitchell ’83 Hazel Myers Melia ’38 Loretta Myers Atkins ’65 Janie Farmer Myers ’37 Loretta Myers Atkins ’65 Kyra Hoffmeyer Nettles ’83 Bootsie Harvie Wynne ’83 Nell Williams Overton ’43 Becky Risher Jenkins ’59 Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Gunn Bente “GB” Olsen John C. Pritchett Thelma Rast ’45 Dr. Harris H. Parker Jr. Mary Green Ariail ’67 Melanie Spivey Broadwell ’91 Gina Warren Buzby ’83 Sydney Glover Friddle ’61 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 Elizabeth Fridy Hopkins ’73 Mr. and Mrs. Ladd G. Lumpkin Joyce Hart Mann ’57 Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. (Emil Burns ’84)
The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. McGregor (Betty Ulmer ’51) (Marlena Redfern ’64) Mary Ann Reeves Phillips ’56 Susan Unterseher Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler ’76 Ann White ’76 Amy S. Lanier Martha Susanne Parker ’89 Suzanne Ellen Valois ’70 Ann Gilchrist Whitmire ’55 Lynne Morris Sturtz ’67 The Honorable Grady L. Patterson Jr. Becky Bethea Williams ’72 Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon Jennifer Goodwin Carpenter ’04 (Judy Jones ’74) Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. Dr. Rhea Thomas “Tommie” Workman (Emil Burns ’84) Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. William R. “Dook” Wynne (Marlena Redfern ’64) Sallie Covington Chester ’83 Patsy Harris Pearson ’82 Mr. and Mrs. John R. Hendrix Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Selden K. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Warren R. Herndon Jr. (Dorothy Gasque ’61) Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hill Sr. (Jewell Powell ’60) Francis Rawl Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson T. Howell III Susan Culclasure Parker ’58 (Carole Dunaway ’75) Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 Lula Crouch Rhinehart ’58 Dorothy Rhinehart Caughman ’46 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Sarah Jane Jett Robinson ’56 Catherine “Casey” Sturkie ’05 The Class of 1956 Mr. and Mrs. William S. Vincent Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) MARRIAGES Mary Ann Reeves Phillips ’56 Angela Anne Elliott ’99 to Russell Clint Pal Crenshaw Wrenn ’56 Frazier, May 1, 2010 Elizabeth “Betty” Hills Rollins (H) April Michelle Reuis ’99 to Jim Shuman, Mary Green Ariail ’67 June 24, 2010 Nancy M. Moody ’67 Emily Renee Pinson ’02 to Travis Michael Dr. Henry B. Rollins Skipper, June 12, 2010 Lynne Morris Sturtz ’67 Hope Kathleen Hornsby ’03 to Charles Jacquelyn “Jackie” Suber ’61 Morgan Cole, June 5, 2010 Edward Young Roper Sr. Samantha Jane Kilgour ’03 to Jeffrey “Jeff” Dr. and Mrs. Selden K. Smith Hollack, May 29, 2010 (Dorothy Gasque ’61) Bridget Thornton Grigg ’04 to John William Agnes Shuler Shealy ’51 Boone, July 17, 2010 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. Millicent Sheree Cohen ’05 to Derien L. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Whaley, September 20, 2008 R.H. Smith The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. Jessica Leanne Branch ’06 to Brian Matthew Elliott, April 3, 2010 (Marlena Redfern ’64) Alexandria Elise “Alex” Fleming ’06 to Sally E. Snow Harry F. “Trey” Delage III, April 11, 2010 Lynne Morris Sturtz ’67 Mary Blue Spears (H) Dan S. Judd Consultant, Inc. Bertha Davis Taylor ’96 Barbara M. Mims
Lucynda Elizabeth Jackson ’06 to David Andrew Norris Jr., June 19, 2010 Maya K. Rookard ’06 to Quincy G. Hall, October 17, 2009
Karen Michelle Fiery ’08 to Fleetwood Daniel E. Turbeville Stokes, April 2, 2010 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. Katherine Elizabeth Harsey ’08 to Adam (Marlena Redfern ’64) Clayton Hoey, May 8, 2010 Pauline Merritt Ulmer ’30 Amber Lynne Hodges ’08 to Michael Turner, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. May 1, 2010 (Kathryn Verdery ’55)
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Codi Lee Orvin ’08 to Caleb Paul Rodgers, June 19, 2010 Kimberly Rachael Starling ’08 to Austin Benjamin Carnell, May 1, 2010 Staci Renee Hallas ’09 to Christopher Carl Wainwright, June 19, 2010 Leann Christine Hurt ’09 to Phillip Luther Hutto, March 27, 2010 Tamera Latisha Mack ’09 to Ross Taylor Rudolph, July 24, 2010 Deborah Anne Oswald ’09 to Aaron Scott Buller, April 2, 2010 Lindsey Danielle White ’09 to James Leon Beacham III, May 22, 2010
BIRTHS/Adoptions Anna Young Laye ’90, a son, Ryan Parker, October 27, 2008, and a son, Noah Alexander, November 28, 2002 Joyell Moak Brown ’97, a daughter, Eleanor Grace, September 27, 2009 (adopted June 2010) Sarah Patton Floyd ’99, a son, John Rhys Bedingfield, March 30, 2010 Tirza I. Leader ’00, a daughter, Zeva Lloyd, January 5, 2010 Stephanie Reagan Hudson ’01, a son, Raymond Eli, January 8, 2008, and a daughter, Hannah Reagan, May 13, 2010 Lauren Rabon Hunt ’01, a son, Caleb Michael, March 31, 2010 Ginger “April” Fields Gonzalez ’05, a son, Cesar Anthony, February 16, 2010
Helen Jeffords Barham (H) Columbia, S.C., August 1, 2010 Sarah Potts Bates ’61 Columbia, S.C., September 17, 2010 Edna Mills Bedenbaugh ’53 Lexington, S.C., July 23, 2010 Lucinda Bethea Bostick ’35 Sumter, S.C., April 29, 2010 Kelli Nichole Bullard ’08 Lexington, S.C., May 2, 2010 Phyllis Garrett Burnette ’59 Palm Coast, Fla., December 2, 2009 Mary Patrick Camp ’58 West Columbia, S.C., July 5, 2009 Kathleen Goolsby Clyburn ’41 Kershaw, S.C., June 12, 2010 Pamela Cade Craig ’95 Columbia, S.C., August 13, 2010
Alumnae Weekend! April 29-30, 2011
Classes having reunions end in 1 and 6
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C l a ss N e w s Lauralee Bryce Cunningham ’60 Florence, S.C., December 1, 2009 Lennie Goldson Evett ’41 Chapin, S.C., May 30, 2010 Betty Lou Brockington Fowler ’46 Bennettsville, S.C., March 31, 2010 Laura Elizabeth “Betty” Taylor Howard ’64 Greenville, S.C., August 31, 2010 Annie DuRant Ingram-Galloway ’33 Lynchburg, S.C., March 30, 2010 Elaine Ewing Jones ’48 Winnsboro, S.C., May 4, 2010 Eva Cynthia Lake Koethe ’70 Columbia, S.C., June 30, 2010
HONORARIUMS Helen Jeffords Barham (D) Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74) Marthalyn Barham Schimsa ’77 Robert T. “Bob” Barham Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74) Faye James Pender ’66 Dr. Michael C. Broome Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64)
Dorothy Currie Kolb ’40 Abbeville, S.C., June 25, 2010
Sallie Covington Chester ’83 Bootsie Harvie Wynne ’83
Mary Margaret “Peggy” Willis Lyles ’60 Tucker, Ga., September 3, 2010
Elizabeth Foster Clarke ’95 Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Foster
Elizabeth Nettles Medlin ’36 Columbia, S.C., June 8, 2010
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77
Ellen Anlafah Gasque Murrie ’59 Florence, S.C., August 17, 2010
Janet Alexander Cotter ’56 Margie L. Mitchell ’83
Thomasine Dabbs Muzekari ’83 Columbia, S.C., June 17, 2010
Guthrie Darr Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 Betsy Shealy Humphries ’55
Lois “Dodo” O’Neil ’39 Marietta, Ga., June 30, 2010 Nell Williams Overton ’43 Charlotte, N.C., August 2, 2010 Sara Virginia “Jenny” Inabinet Pierce ’47 Walterboro, S.C., August 14, 2010 Sarah Jane Jett Robinson ’56 Columbia, S.C., May 22, 2010 Margaret L. Tallevast ’83 Florence, S.C., December 23, 2009
Kim Fender Etters ’83 Bootsie Harvie Wynne ’83 Homa Hassan ’10 Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77
Mary Shaw Tiller ’44 Summerville, S.C., August 28, 2010 Ruth Raines Tillman ’49 Cheraw, S.C., August 7, 2010
Jane Jenkins Herlong ’78 Ariail Chapter Alumnae Club
Brittini Lauren Ward ’09 Irmo, S.C., May 5, 2010 Barbara “Babs” Oppenlander Welsh ’73 Edisto Island, S.C., June 9, 2010 Carolyn V. Whitesell ’72 Sierra Vista, Ariz., June 8, 2010 Faculty/Staff Dr. Joann Paulk Kemp Retired Faculty Member Columbia, S.C., April 21, 2010 J.L. “Dick” Shreve Retired Staff Member Columbia, S.C., September 14, 2010 Board Member Gary Lee Daniels Former BOT and BOV member Greer, S.C., May 28, 2010
As chair of the Men of Columbia College, I am happy to share that we are now 77 strong! Launched in 2009 as a part of the Imagine Campaign, the club has not only offered to our male graduates another way to get connected, it has provided an opportunity for men to show their appreciation for the women in their lives who have attended or have been connected to Columbia College and encouraged couples with loyalty to two alma maters to support Columbia College equally. We supported the Through These Gates walk at Alumnae Weekend in April and look forward to participating in other events in the future—so please join us. To learn more, please visit our website at www.columbiasc.edu/mocc or contact Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 at 803.786.3029 or email@example.com.
Edith Collins Hause ’56 Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74) Margie L. Mitchell ’83 J. Luke Hause Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74)
Pauline Merritt Ulmer ’30 Orangeburg, S.C., May 28, 2010
Men of Columbia C o ll e g e Upd a t e
Paul Yarborough Chair
Jewell Powell Hill ’60 Ariail Chapter Alumnae Club Marie Hill-Chapiesky (H) Ariail Chapter Alumnae Club Valerie KruegerHite ’07 Vicki Oliver Krueger ’05 Martha Smith Kneece ’55 Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) Marion A. “Lex” Knox Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Foster Hilary K. Krueger ’07 Vicki Oliver Krueger ’05 Joyce Hart Mann ’56 Ariail Chapter Alumnae Club Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. McGregor (Betty Ulmer ’51) Mr. and Mrs. James R. McGregor
Marlena Redfern Myers ’64 Margie L. Mitchell ’83
Dr. Rashmi Talwar M.N. and Janita Talwar
Dr. Sandra O’Neal Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64)
Alawee Gibson Tucker ’39 Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77
Margie Faucett Patterson ’49 Margie L. Mitchell ’83
Bonnie Bethea Weeks ’76 Marjorie H. Bethea
Reverend Charles G. Pfeiffer Mary Blackmon Richardson ’58
Dr. Caroline B. Whitson Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church
Dr. and Mrs. Selden K. Smith (Dorothy Gasque ’61) Dr. and Mrs. Charles Joyner (Jean Dusenbury ’62)
Mildred “Mitzi” Winesett ’70 Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Robert G. “Bob” Waites Ann White ’76
Rev. R. Wright Spears Mr. and Mrs. Gary M. Cannon (Judy Jones ’74) Dan S. Judd Consultant, Inc. Angela Deason Sumner ’83 Bootsie Harvie Wynne ’83
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Candy Waites The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64)
Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Yarborough (Claire Wilson ’67) Louise Springs Crews ’42 Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77
India Pierce Oeland
Rose Hamer Boyd Katie Mae Nance Tallevast
Susan Browning Pfaehle
Elizabeth McKewn Traxler
Blanche Oehland Chapman
Ila Lazar Josephine Moore
Eva Loggins Mellie McCormick Annie McCallum Mood Stella Evelyn Owing Florence Ninesteen Patton Ruby Pearson
Kathleen Moore Hill Elma Ingram Isadora Irwin Elizabeth Lee Beth Long Mary Lowelle Alice Mikell Owens Katherine Peeler
Sara Lucille Love Bernice Owens Bessie Page Irene Poove Marjorie Poulnot
Elizabeth Livingston Helen Lucas
Lois Green Floyd Maxine Langford Mary Leitner Pauline Peeler MacKay Marjorie Meyer Louise Montgomery Hattie Marion Moody Lucile Mozingo Marie Odom Eunice Pearman Pearl Player
Ethel Moore Adaline Padgett Morrison Dorothy Parrot Grace Pittman Margie M. Munnerlyn Sanders
Joyce Ingram Mary Miller
Where in the world...
Our alumnae are spread across the country and all over the world. Most keep in touch with the College through written and electronic communication, but we’ve lost track of a few! We’d love your help in finding them. Below you will find a listing of alumnae on whom the College does not have current contact information. Please take a minute to review the list and notify me if you have information on any of these folks. You may reach me by calling toll free 1.866.456.2527 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. As always, thank you for all that you do for our alma mater! Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 Executive Director of Alumnae Relations
Lois Moody Elise Ohlandt Vivian Pace Annie Sue Parnell Derry Patterson
Alice Latta Lucile Littlejohn Mabel Oswalt Marjorie Hayes Rast
Ellen Landolt Ester Leitner Coral Dennis Meadowes Evelyn Mitchum Esther Lee Moore Sara Nunnamaker Hazel Pendarvis
Elizabeth Ackerman Clara Looney Mamie Mims Mary Olivia Palmer
Martha Whitten Brandt Dorothy Laney Reba Lawrence Earline Moore Edith Wilhelmin Moye Evalyn Poliakoff
Florence Williams Allen Lucia Brabham Ruth Eva Cannon Helen Cook Ernestine Deloach Mary Margaret Love Glover Carolyn Mildred Hoover Ida Hutto Marguerite Lee Elizabeth Lucas Virginia Nesley Hilda M. Page Nell Farmer Shumate Amanda Smith Anne Odom Taylor
Eleanor Barnard Claudia E. Chandler Polly Fales Allie Mae Grayson Doris Virginia Hamm Lydie Miller Hanna Nan Hardin Virginia Hartin Agnes Davis Hayes Helen Gunter Holloday Eula Mae Hutto Mary C. Jeanes Helen King Josephine Latch Evelyn Lever
Susan Lumpkin A. Ulmer McKenzie Marguerite Mooney Mary Frances Oshields Virginia Peeples Cora Phillips Mary Ellen Rast Lenora Venters
Mamie Calhoun Freeland Margaret Inabinet Elma Lancaster Miriam Ledbetter Lou Ann Lewis Frances Love Betty McMillan Elizabeth Lenor Moore Mary Althea Moore Helen Isabelle Nestbury Julia Payne Azalee Edna Smith
Carrie Belle Lawrimore Nell McLeod Bessie McMeekin Frances Graham Travers Enid Waggett Walkup
Frewil Culler Fridy Mildred Mullikin Irma Nix
Annette Crawford Clarke Bobby Poston Lancaster Charles J. Locicero Frances Irene Nuite Lofton Georgia Mae Moorer Margaret Elise Moorer David Earle Peeler Jerry Lee Aiken Stevens
Dorothy Vernon Miller Beale Margaret Rucker Higgins Nomie Jean Lott Betty Carol Mixon Mamie Cornelia Pardue Betty Lindsay Pope Eva Marie Price Sara Turner Stokes
Mary Ann Link Theo Frances Pender
Viginia Blake Brockington Rosa Lee McDaniel Lambert
Mary Louise Norton Moore Marilyn Faye Parkman
Eleanor Langley Alvaree Newsome
Bernice Lewis Edna Kathryn Mims Peggy Mitchell Helen Parker Betty Wood Smith
Ann Murph Barry Jo Brownlee Lady Clarkson Green
Nan McMillan Awl Bink Hazel Bibby Shirley Harley Goodman Charlotte Owings Hollingsworth Helen Kinard Betty Lee Mary Magnolia Norton Romella Ann Pate Minnie Lee Preacher Carolyn Myers Walker
Genevieve Perry Kitty Plexico
Norma Hinson Davis Elva Price Hipwell Stanley W. Mechlin
Clementine Parnell Blume Ada Katherine Brigman Bozeman Joyce Lavender Daniel Estelle Layton Julia Bolt Newman Betty Rae Ott Gloria Ann Overstreet Phillips
Elizabeth Anne Brown Bennett Barbara Jean Lawrence Cole Mary Graham Garrison Sybil Jane Whetstone Gleaton Owen Riley Lee Susan Braly Miles Jacqueline Reeves Raliff James Graham Shaw
Sybil Melton Dethane Merriman
Betty Greene Collins Mary Lee Mims Marilyn Nell Owens Miriam Elizabet Perkins
Jane Fletcher Carson Joanne Folk Chambers Betty Manley Davis Hazel Nix Driggers Harriet Cope Hewitt Sallie Oxendine Eleanor Ann Poston Janice Rhame Georgia Edwards Rogers
Annie Stanfield Atwood Mary Haight Blalock Jervey Gramling Bradin Almytrie Hancock Shirley Mae Infinger Florence McElrath Warwick
Rose Marie McCurry Nancy Eloise Mullinix Peggy Louise Orr Mary Elizabeth Pendarvis Betty Banks Ramage Evalula Causey Rogers Bonnie Crosby Strickland Sook Nai Park Thomson
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Sue S. Clecker Ruth Taylor Grayson Betsy Kohler Judy Langston Mary Angell Lee Judy Kathryn Lyerly Katherine Eagerton Morgan Jane McLeod Parker Patricia Louise Player Linda Abercrombie Smoak Beverly Mitchell Thompson
Sue Hagood Buzhardt Camille Martin Dacus Deede Farrow Jaques Jo Anne Johnson Mabel Martin Love Laura Agnew Moore Carolina Boozer Roof
Sammie Leake Autry Dora Rizer Brand Jeanne Scott Elliott Julia Crocker Lloyd Donald Sandidge Miller Sheila McDonald Rhodes Irene Daniels Robinson Essie Spearman Rozich Linda Gail Patrick Smith Mary Pearce Wells
M. Joyce Compton Edith Calhoun Cottingham Clarence Felder Barbara Bradley Glover Mary Stewart Howell Rebie McLamore Lambert Sandra Weathers Miller Judy Lee Moody Carole Petit Sessons Lois Nevitte Clark Swink Jean Schoolfield Tower Emily Blanding Tranos Linda Williams Wease
Dorothy Haynes Buggel Ruth A. Carter Loretta Ann Morrill Irvin Barbara J. Leitha Elizabeth Norris Long Mary Gettys Patrick Diane H. Pendarvis Marion Madden Robinson Dianne Jenkins Seville Mary Lovering Martin Wilcox
Catherine Russell Lowell Janice C. Luska Ammie Lee McMenemin Mary Kay Pherigo Gail Jones Skipper
Kay Cannon Alford Linda Boroughs Altman
Sarah LaRay Godwin Mary Ellen Lawson Earle Wilder Paulding Kerry Kay Quinn Alicia Hickman Rivers
Judith Ann Alexander Harriet Murray Browny Joyce Lorraine Parker Gross Beverly Brackett Harrington Lorraine Burrows Hayen Carol Anne Pierce Hyatt Angela Patterson King Florence Farmer Lyell Stephanie DuRant Meadowcroft Marie Hammond Mitchell Diana Lynn Parks Garnett Selden Patton Susan Gelzer Ramage Mary Ward Straub Mary Patricia Prine Young
Reta Weber Allen Bobby Jean Bolling Currence Bettie Fort Edwards Judith Hower Illmensee Gwenda Rhodes L’Artigue Linda Hoyt McMahan Ann Wayne Mikell Nancy Louise Mims Rosemeri Moorer Kathleen L. Oliver Jacqueline Parrish Wanda Willis Pedersen Barbara Allen Perkins Roach Emilie Hildebrand Secrist Barbara Fields Sullivan
Lynn McNair Barnes Mary Toomey Black Ann Blackshire Shirley Jean Gilliam Ann Shull Hartzog Virginia C. Long Mildred Ann McQuage Catherine Cary Millford Mary Kathy Morris Judy Elizabeth Owens Harriett Stuckey Peek Maggie Diane Pettit Nanette Lucille Phillips Marjorie Claire Russell Ann Harley Skinner Susan Moore Sloan Kaye Rinehart Wilson
Jane Croxton Shirley Page DuBose Dorothy Jolly Hammond Camilla Andrews Humphries Margaret Priester Johnson Glenda Johnston Lucille McSween Sara Elizabeth Neil Patricia Ann Perrill Pamela Brown Thornton Esther McNab Wagenheim Margaret Wiggins Wallace Debbie Alsbrook Watson
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Columbia College Scholarships
Thank you to all who supported our 2008-2009 goals to provide financial support and to enable us to improve the academic profile of our students. The lists below represent scholarship activity at Columbia College. Endowed scholarship funds are designed to be permanent and perpetual and can be created with gifts totaling a minimum amount of $25,000 contributed in full at the outset or with an initial commitment that is added to over five years until the endowment level of $25,000 is attained. The principal of the fund is invested to produce income which is awarded by financial aid to a student(s). The principal remains untouched allowing the endowment to last into perpetuity. Annual scholarships can be established with a minimum gift of $1,000. Unlike an endowed scholarship described above, an annual scholarship is not a permanent fund and is awarded only as long as you (or others) choose to contribute to the fund. If you would like more information to set up or contribute to scholarships or have questions, please call the Office of Advancement at 803.786.3650.
Betty Livingston Bruner eChristianEd Fund Betty Livingston Bruner eChristianEd Endowed Scholarship Barbara Dennis Corley ’49 and Denise Corley Godowns ’73 Endowed Scholarship Ethel Jones McAlhaney ’48 Endowed Scholarship Elizabeth Clyburn Minus ’62 Endowed Scholarship
Annual Scholarships and Awards
Edyth B. Best and Margaret W. Hayllar Memorial Annual Scholarship Joseph B. Bethea Annual Scholarship The Jan K. Bonnette Annual Scholarship Breed International Student Fund Bernice Rebecca Buchanan Student Book Fund Patricia Way Causey Annual Scholarship Linda H. Collier Annual Scholarship Nancy Vaughn Coombs Annual Scholarship Margaret “Mickey” Rogers dePrater Annual Scholarship Saluda Van Metre Dunbar Annual Scholarship Evening College Alumnae Club Annual Scholarship First Citizens Scholarship X.J. Honeycutt Award Kyra Hoffmeyer Nettles Annual Scholarship Libby Patenaude Dance Fund Carol S. Vaughn Annual Scholarship Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Nan Wilson Memorial Annual Scholarship
Fully Funded Scholarships
Adair/Crocker Endowed Scholarship Fund Eloise Hightower Addison Endowed Scholarship Fund Lynn George Addy Endowed Scholarship Fund Aiken Endowed Scholarship Fund Alexander Endowed Scholarship Fund J. Barnwell and Mary Blair Allison Music Scholarship Maymie C. and Mattye Allison Endowed Scholarship Fund James Milton Ariail Endowed Scholarship Fund J.M. Ariail Endowed Scholarship Fund Joye Lynn Asbill Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Bailey‑Collins Endowed Scholarship Fund
Walter Fleetward Baker and the Worthe Rowland Baker Endowed Scholarship Fund Rai and Lucille Baillie Endowed Scholarship Fund Fannie Salisbury Banks Endowed Scholarship Fund Helen Jeffords Barham Scholarship Fund Robert T. Barham Endowed Scholarship Fund Kathryn Wise Baxley Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne Beebe Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Joseph Lay and Della Bellamy Bell Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne Lee Bennett Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Bethea‑Bostick Endowed Scholarship Fund Cecil H. Bierley Endowed Scholarship Fund Blackstone Endowed Scholarship Fund Blackwell‑Gray Endowed Scholarship Fund Sarah B. Blanton Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Jean W. Blount Endowed Scholarship Phyllis O. Bonanno Endowed Scholarship Fund Edna Lloyd Ott Bonnette Endowed Scholarship Fund Sara J. Pendarvis and Edmund T. and Ruth P. Borders Endowed Scholarship Fund Annette Henderson Brewer Endowed Scholarship Fund Reverend Donald and Patricia Britt ’65 Endowed Scholarship Fund Brooks Family Endowed Scholarship Fund Carol Fanning and Calvin H. Brown Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Adams Brown Endowed Scholarship Fund Patrecia Martin Burnett Endowed Scholarship Fund James L. Caldwell Endowed Scholarship Fund Reverend Julius F. Campbell Endowed Scholarship Fund MacLaura Canaday Endowed Scholarship Fund Thyra Gowdy Castles Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Dorothy Rhinehart Caughman Endowed Scholarship Fund Cauthen Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1922 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1933 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1934 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1935 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1936 Endowed Scholarship Fund
Class of 1938 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1939 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1940 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1941 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1942 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1943 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1945 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1946 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1947 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1948 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1949 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1950 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1951 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1952/Patricia Hilton Cook Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1953 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1954 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1955 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1956 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1957 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1988 Endowed Scholarship Fund Close Endowed Scholarship Fund Collins‑Hause‑Friesen Endowed Scholarship Fund Columbia College Alumnae Association Endowed Scholarship Fund Columbia College Endowed Scholarship Fund Janet Alexander Cotter Endowed Scholarship Fund Louise Springs Crews Endowed Scholarship Fund Crook‑Witt Music Endowed Scholarship Fund Etolia McDonald Culler Endowed Scholarship Fund Cunningham Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Thomas E. Cuttino Endowed Scholarship Fund Beverly Williams Daniel Endowed Scholarship Fund Zach C. Daniel Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne L. Darby and Susan Darby Pearce Endowed Scholarship Fund Guthrie Darr Endowed Scholarship Fund Davis‑York Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Demosthenes Endowed Scholarship Fund Cato‑John P. Derham Sr. and Loula McGougan Derham Endowed Scholarship Fund Tom and Mary Ann Moorhead Dunaway Endowed Scholarship Fund Mark Durlach Endowed Scholarship Fund Leroy S. Epps Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
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Lennie Evett Endowed Scholarship Fund Fair‑Wall Endowed Scholarship Fund Margaret Martin Fishburne Endowed Scholarship Fund Edith Gramling Fisher Endowed Scholarship Fund Lessie Tiller Fleming Endowed Scholarship Fund John R. Folsom Business Endowed Scholarship Fund Frances Woodle Fowler and Foster B. Fowler Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund Cornelia Rickenbacker Freeman Endowed Scholarship Fund Freeman Endowed Scholarship Fund for Seniors Robert E.L. Freeman Endowed Scholarship Fund Josephine Harvey Gelzer Endowed Scholarship Fund Annie Laurie Kennerly George Endowed Scholarship Fund Louella Gibson Endowed Scholarship Fund Gibson Religious Studies Endowed Scholarship Fund Robyn Gibson Endowed Scholarship Fund Smithie Gibson Endowed Scholarship Fund Betty Mull Gladden Endowed Scholarship Fund Ludy Godbold Endowed Scholarship Fund Leon S. Goodall Endowed Scholarship Fund Anna Goolsby Endowed Scholarship Fund Gowdy‑Friedlander Endowed Scholarship Fund Lenora Rhame Granade Endowed Scholarship Fund Elizabeth Stewart Gravely Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne Frierson Griffin Endowed Scholarship Fund Helen Grooms Endowed Scholarship Fund Arie Black Guess Endowed Scholarship Fund Melanie Gulledge Endowed Scholarship Fund Nellie Layton Gwinn Endowed Scholarship Fund D.J. Haigler Endowed Scholarship Fund Laura Verenes Hampton Endowed Scholarship Fund Hardee‑Hill Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne Turner Harrell Endowed Scholarship Fund T.J. and Fay Harrelson Endowed Scholarship Fund Harris Endowed Scholarship Fund Daisy Geiger Hawes Endowed Scholarship Fund
Sadie Stackhouse Hawkins Endowed Scholarship Fund Belva & M.S. Haynsworth Endowed Scholarship Fund W.M. Haynsworth Endowed Scholarship Fund Minnie Thompson Greene Hearon Endowed Scholarship Fund William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund Clelia Derrick Hendrix Endowed Scholarship Fund Mildred Kennerly Hendrix Endowed Scholarship Fund John A. and Jennie Cottingham Henry Endowed Scholarship Fund Lillie Edens Herndon Endowed Scholarship Fund Meta McJunkin Hewell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Robert Raymond and Jewell Powell Hill Endowed Scholarship Fund Holler Endowed Scholarship Fund Holler‑Hobbs Endowed Scholarship Fund Kay Holley Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Martha Danner Horne Endowed Scholarship Fund E.O. Hudson Sr. Endowed Scholarship Fund Charles L. Hunley Endowed Scholarship Fund Jill Fielder Huntley Endowed Scholarship Fund Elizabeth “Buffie” Cross Hutto Endowed Scholarship Fund Hannah Salley Ivey Endowed Scholarship Fund Barbara Ferry Johnson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Gussie Kennerly Johnson Endowed Scholarship Fund Jones‑DuRant‑Cannon Endowed Scholarship Fund Queen Elizabeth Jones Endowed Scholarship Fund Judd Endowed Scholarship Fund Elizabeth and Milton Kennedy Endowed Scholarship Fund Kennedy‑Hodges‑Hauenstein Endowed Scholarship Fund Joan Snowden Kennerty Endowed Scholarship Fund Lina Barr Kinard Endowed Scholarship Fund Kneece Endowed Scholarship Fund Gail Wright Knight Music Endowed Scholarship Fund Betty Jordan Knisley Endowed Scholarship Fund Charlotte Knox Endowed Scholarship Fund Juddie Chaplin Knox Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Lyles Aiken Knox Endowed Scholarship Fund Rachel Spivey Knox Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Lou Kramer Endowed Scholarship Fund Leah Johnson Lake Endowed Scholarship Fund Sarah Linda Lake Endowed Scholarship Fund Lawton‑Hodges Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Sibyl Causey Leggett Endowed Scholarship Fund Lewis‑Strachan Endowed Scholarship Fund Lisa Kennerly Livingston Endowed Scholarship Fund Elsie Hough Lopez Endowed Scholarship Fund Dorothy McColl Lupold Endowed Scholarship Fund
Fairy-tales created. Dreams answered. Grateful students share their thanks for scholarships
hat’s how Columbia College students describe the impact that scholarships have had on their lives. Over eighty-five percent of Columbia College’s students receive financial aid in the form of grants, loans or campus work-study. And for many of those students, scholarships supported by alumnae giving and friends of the College are a critical component that bridges a gap between family resources and traditional financial aid. Scholarships are often the deciding factor for students like Yolina Elenkova ’12 and Chelsea Rhodes ’12, academically gifted students who had several options in choosing a college. Yolina Elenkova ’12, an international honors student from Bulgaria, walked through the gates of Columbia College three years ago and was more than a little scared, nervous and Lucille Baillie, Retired Artist-in-Residence, and Yolina Elenkova ’12 curious about the challenges ahead of her. “It felt almost like a fairy tale… I had traveled to a foreign land with of scholarship donors, Chelsea said, “Thank you for big dreams.” Three years later, she is proud to say that making it possible for us to pursue our dreams, to find she is confident, independent and on her way to completing our Columbia College sisters and future bridesmaids, a communication major. Her Columbia College journey and to experience the stories that make Columbia has been culturally and academically rich with diverse College who she is. You may not have the opportunity experiences that she loves to share. to see just how much your contribution makes a “Columbia College gives me the courage and difference in the lives of students, but allow me and competence to excel in the classroom. I am not the scared the others here to be a testament to you today that you and inexperienced girl I used to be any more. I have the are still making the right decision in your support.” courage to speak up and to express my opinion, where I Two newly endowed scholarships offer a was actually quite timid before. I am not afraid of challenges glimpse into the reasons why alumnae and their and of taking risks,” she says. families choose to endow scholarships. Andante Yolina is thankful for donors who support students Pearson, daughter of Patsy Harris Boulware Pearson whom they have never met and who have helped her attend ’82, believes with her family that the establishment Columbia College with a full academic scholarship. Yolina of an endowed scholarship was the most logical made a promise to scholarship donors: “I promise that I’ll and appropriate way to honor their mother’s legacy make every one of you feel proud. I’ll make every penny because she loved education and Columbia College. that you have ever given me count by standing up to your Andante states, “This endowment will assist others expectations. I will always try to exemplify the Columbia with their preparation on life’s journey and we hope College values and to continue the mission of our founders that it will also elicit encouragement to give back.” wherever life takes me.” Another recent example of an endowed Another Columbia College honors student who is scholarship is the Barbara Dennis Corley ’49 and thankful for scholarships is Chelsea Rhodes ’12, an English Denise Corley Godowns ’73 Endowed Scholarship, major from Gaston, South Carolina. She also describes named for a mother and daughter who both graduated herself as timid and shy entering her college experience. from Columbia College. The first preference for Chelsea says that Columbia College has helped her awarding this scholarship, which will first be awarded step outside of her comfort zone and encouraged her to in 2011, will be given to children of ministers. The be involved in campus life. Chelsea states, “Columbia Corley family maintains a family tradition through College has given me the courage I need to step out, the scholarship support. commitment to continue to push my limits, the confidence I need to make a difference, and the competence to make sure I accomplish everything I want in life.” Article contributed by Krystle Remigio ’11, Chelsea shares Yolina’s sentiments when it comes to English major from Sanford, Florida. being grateful for scholarship support. In meeting a group w w w. c o l u m b i a s c . e d u
S c h o l a r s h i ps Susan Scott Lynch Endowed Scholarship Fund Virginia Gee Maddox Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Marilyn Beth Mahoney Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Lula Crider Matthews Endowed Scholarship Fund Addie and Van McAlister Endowed Scholarship Fund Margy Oppenlander McCall Endowed Scholarship Fund Nancy Jane McConnell Endowed Scholarship Fund McCravy‑Willson‑Patton Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Brenda Pugh McCutchen Endowed Scholarship Fund Margaret Murchison McDonald Endowed Scholarship Fund Aileen Gramling McGill Endowed Scholarship Fund Betty Ulmer McGregor ’51 and Sam Evans McGregor Endowed Scholarship Fund Isabel McCleary McKay Endowed Scholarship Fund McNair Scholars Program Hannah Campbell Meadors Endowed Scholarship Fund Jefferson Sullivan Meares Endowed Scholarship Fund Ruth Harrelson Meares Endowed Scholarship Fund Medlock Sunday School Class Endowed Scholarship Fund Donald and Nathalie Mercer Endowed Scholarship Fund Ruth Crary Miller Endowed Scholarship Fund Milliken Endowed Scholarship Fund Blanche A. and Ralph T. Mirse Endowed Scholarship Fund Emil Burns Mitchell and J. Joseph Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund Peter T. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund Rebecca P. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund Stephanie E. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship Fund Catherine Causey Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund Nancy F. Moore Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Colonel Roy C. and Mildred D. Moore Endowed Scholarship Fund Carol Hill Mundy Endowed Scholarship Fund John T. Mundy Endowed Scholarship Fund Jennifer Mungo Endowed Scholarship Fund Marlena Lewis Myers Endowed Scholarship Fund Birdie Suggs Naugher Endowed Scholarship Fund Sara Elizabeth Neeley Endowed Scholarship Fund Omicron Delta Kappa Endowed Scholarship Fund ‑ ODK Overton Endowed Scholarship in honor of John Pritchett Marie Vaughn Owings Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Laura Talbert Padgett Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Mamie Beebe Padgett Endowed Scholarship Fund Lanny S. Palmer Endowed Scholarship Fund Parker Endowed Scholarship Fund Martha Susanne Parker Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Alice Carter Parker Endowed Scholarship Fund Pattie Louise Parker/Richardine Parker Cushman Endowed Scholarship Fund Partners of the Americas Endowed Scholarship Fund Lennis Brown Pearcy Endowed Scholarship Fund Peele‑Ritter Endowed Scholarship Fund Peterson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Charles G. Pfeiffer Endowed Scholarship Fund Edna E. Powers Endowed Scholarship Fund Powers‑Lorick‑Abrams Endowed Scholarship Fund Purcell Endowed Scholarship Fund Quattlebaum Endowed Scholarship Fund Ira C. and Miriam N. Redfern Endowed Scholarship Fund Anne Kizer Reeves ’63 and Ruth Anne Reeves O’Cain ’94 Endowed Scholarship Fund Myrtle Spaugh Reeves Endowed Scholarship Fund Lula Crouch Rhinehart Endowed Scholarship Fund Dorothy Ann Rhodes Endowed Scholarship Fund Margarette Richards Endowed Scholarship Fund Holladay Johnston Richardson Endowed Scholarship Fund Rickenbacker‑Freeman Music Endowed Scholarship Fund Kathryn Ann Rivers Endowed Scholarship Fund Sabrina Robinson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Paul F. Rodesiler Endowed Scholarship Fund Rogers Endowed Scholarship Fund Henry B. Rollins Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Chandler Roper Endowed Scholarship Fund Rush Endowed Scholarship Fund Erma Kizer Rushton Endowed Scholarship Fund Nonie Hiott Rutledge Endowed Scholarship Fund Sansbury Endowed Scholarship Fund Jerold J. Savory Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research and Learning Adrian Daniel Schmitt Endowed Scholarship Fund Debra W. Scott Distinguished Educator Endowed Scholarship Fund D.L. Scurry Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Mayer Senn Endowed Scholarship Fund
Lynn Nevius Sessions Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Aracelis G. Shaw Endowed Scholarship Fund Agnes Shuler Shealy Endowed Scholarship Fund Ruth Bird Shearouse Endowed Scholarship Fund Hattie Hook Shull and Mabel Shull Gantt Endowed Scholarship Fund Felicia Sisk Endowed Scholarship Fund Hannah Whitall Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund Miriam King Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund R.H. Smith and Toni White Endowed Scholarship Fund Sarah Fore Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund Smith Sisters Endowed Scholarship Fund Thelma Witt Smith Endowed Scholarship Cary Kincaid Smith Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund Martha Meares Smith Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1977 ‑ R. Wright Spears Endowed Scholarship Fund E.C. Spivey Endowed Scholarship Fund Louise Wilson Springs Endowed Scholarship Fund William C. and Mary Teal Stackhouse Endowed Scholarship Fund Peter G. Steinhauser Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Charlotte Stevenson Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Isabel Ferguson Stone Endowed Scholarship Fund Elizabeth White Swenson Endowed Scholarship Fund James L. Tapp Memorial Endowment Thompson‑Paysinger Endowed Scholarship Fund Lorene McGuire Tilton Endowed Scholarship Fund Carl M. Tucker Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Martine Joyner Tuller Endowed Scholarship Fund J.M. Tull Foundation Endowed Honors Program Fund ‑ Leadership Opportunities J.M. Tull Foundation Honors Program Endowed Scholarship Fund Debi Turbeville Endowed Scholarship Fund Richard Ellis Veale Vocal Endowed Scholarship Fund Lucile Geddings Walker Endowed Scholarship Fund Marion Gravely Wallace Endowed Scholarship Fund Ellen Turmo Wall ’66 Endowed Scholarship Fund Ellen Stanley Watkins Endowed Scholarship Fund Mary Carolyn Tatum Watson Endowed Scholarship Fund Maude Kirkland Watts Endowed Scholarship Fund Carolyn James Weaver Endowed Scholarship Fund Bonnie Bethea Weeks Endowed Scholarship Fund
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Susan Wheeler Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund Amy Whitaker Endowed Scholarship Fund Virginia “Ginny” Williamson/Theodore Gray Offterdinger Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund E. Clyburn and Ruth Riddle Wilson Endowed Scholarship Fund Helen Addison Wingard Endowed Scholarship Fund Winn Endowed Scholarship Fund Yager Scholarship Fund Claire Wilson Yarborough ’67 Endowed Scholarship Fund Youmans‑Kaufman Endowed Scholarship Fund
General Support Ella Morris Coleman General Endowment Faith and Learning Legacy Fund Guy F. Lipscomb Endowed Fund Spears‑Brockwell‑Rowden Endowed Fund
Scholarships In Progress
Class of 1937 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1944 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1958 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1960 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1961 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1962 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1964 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1965 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1967 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1971 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1976 Endowed Scholarship Fund Class of 1997 Endowed Scholarship Fund Sarah Anne Creech Endowed Scholarship Fund Barbara B. Darden Endowed Scholarship Fund Elizabeth DuRant Endowed Scholarship Fund Ann M. Fleshman Endowed Scholarship Fund Gardner‑Adkins Endowed Scholarship Fund Hamm Endowed Scholarship Fund James M. and Barbara Evans Hayes Endowed Scholarship Fund Alice F. Hood Endowed Scholarship Fund Jackson Endowed Scholarship Fund Dess M. & J. Roy Jones Endowed Scholarship Fund Cherry Harvey Kelly Endowed Scholarship Fund Ann Cassels Laffitte Endowed Scholarship Fund Vermelle Brearley Long Endowed Scholarship Fund Harris Hartwell Parker Jr. Endowed Scholarship Fund Payne‑Creech Endowed Scholarship Fund Patsy Harris Boulware Pearson Endowed Scholarship Virginia Wharton Plyler Endowed Scholarship Fund Ed Shay Endowed Scholarship Fund Mildred Stansell Vaughn Endowed Scholarship Fund Theodore H. and Pegilie Price Walter Endowed Scholarship Fund
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Columbia College Donors
Individuals and organizations recognized in a Lifetime Giving Society have made gifts of $50,000 or more over their lifetime. Due to the loss of gift records during the 1964 fire, it is possible that we have omitted someone. If so, please call 1.866.456.2527 or e-mail email@example.com.
1854 Society $1 Million and Above
Estate of J. Barnwell and Mary Blair Allison BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Allen K. (D) and Johnnie Cordell Breed Mr. and Mrs. N. Everette Kneece (Martha Smith ’55) The Kresge Foundation Robert J. Maxwell Jr. (D) The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation Mr. (D) and Mrs. R. Roy Pearce Leonard L. Price South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Mr. (D) and Mrs. Carl M. Tucker Jr. (Alawee Gibson ’39) Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Inc.
Old Main Society $500,000-$999,999
Joe R. Blanchard Central Carolina Community Foundation Estate of Homozel Mickel Daniel Mr. (D) and Mrs. Robert E. L. Freeman (Cornelia Rickenbacker ’33) Annie Laurie Kennerly George ’33 Estate of Sarah Emma Ham Mr. and Mrs. Marion A. Knox Jr. Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Marion A. Knox Sr. National Science Foundation Estate of Juanita Neeley ’26 Dr. Cynthia W. Nord The J. E. Reeves Foundation Sodexo Management Services
Cornerstone Society $250,000-$499,999 AT&T Bank of America BellSouth Foundation Harriet Gray Blackwell ’18 (D) Mary Adams Brown (D) Barbara Knox Cobb Mr. (D) and Mrs. Rowan D. Crews Sr. (Louise Springs ’42) Harriott H. Faucette First Citizens Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Leon S. Goodall Jr. Nancy Cummings Humphries ’72
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Mr. (D) and Mrs. Thomas P. Knox Jr. Lipscomb Family Foundation Inc. Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Guy F. Lipscomb Jr. John T. Mundy (D) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Nell Williams Overton ’43 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Gerald C. Paysinger (Virginia Thompson ’39) Estate of Clara Street Redmond ’24 Mr. and Mrs. (D) Harold B. Risher (Margarett McNeill ’39) Mr. and Mrs. William Vandiver Jr. (Rita Eldridge ’64) Mr. and Mrs. Melvin K. Younts (Dollie Isgett ’51)
Legacy Society $100,000-$249,999
Belin Trust Fund Belk‑Hudson Group of Orangeburg William N. Bobo (D) Cary C. Boshamer Foundation Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brooks (Jane Castles ’58) Coca‑Cola Foundation Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company/UNUM Continental American Insurance Company Ginger L. Crocker ’73 Katherine Goodall Crosthwaite ’82 Mr. and Mrs. Tommy L. Davis (Ellen Claussen ’72) Mr. and Mrs. George C. Fant Jr. First Citizens Bank Estate of Catherine M. Fleming (D) Ford Foundation Estate of Mabel Shull Gantt ’38 David C. Goodall W. J. Greer (D) Dr. Ambrose G. Hampton Jr. (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. T.J. Harrelson Jr. William Randolph Hearst Foundation Inc. Jennie Cottingham Henry ’28 (D) Estate of Kay Holley Dr. Laurie B. Hopkins E.O. Hudson Jr. Dr. (D) and Mrs. (D) W. David Johnson The Knoll Foundation Charlotte Clack Knox Sibyl Causey Leggett ’50 (D) Albert D. McAlister Caroline McIntyre Meredith ’53 Estate of Ruth Crary Miller ’18
Estate of Ruth Emmala Miller ’72 Milliken and Company* Janie Farmer Myers ’37 (D) Mr. and Mrs. (D) William H. Orders Susan Darby Pearce ’86 Mr. and Mrs. Craig M. Phillips (Kay Price ’65) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Eugene B. Ross Jr. (Lucy Eaddy ’49) Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Sansbury Sr. (Shelby Davis ’64) SCANA Corporation* D.L. Scurry Foundation Miriam King Smith ’44 John Ben Snow Foundation Springs Close Foundation The State‑Record Foundation Estate of Foy Stevenson Sutton Construction Company Inc. Estate of Elizabeth White Swenson ’33 Estate of Paula Tabler Voridian/Carolina Eastman Chemical Company Wachovia Bank of South Carolina Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Wall (Ellen Turmo ’66) Dr. Caroline B. Whitson Mr. and Mrs. G. Larry Wilson Helen Addison Wingard ’35 (D) Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Yarborough (Claire Wilson ’67) Eva Davis York ’34 (D)
Heritage Society $50,000-$99,999
Bank of America Charitable Foundation Josephine B. Abney Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Anderson Jr. Baker and Baker Real Estate Developers Anne Beebe ’50 (D) Belk Foundation Sybil Shaffer Blackstone ’28 (D) E. T. Bowen (D) Branch Bank & Trust Estate of Elizabeth Mixon Brockington ’47 Brooks Brown III Betty L. Bruner (D) J. Robert Burnett (D) Cato Corporation Coca‑Cola Bottling Company Consolidated William B. Cockroft Forum for Free Enterprise Mr. and Mrs. William J. Colvin Jr. Mr. (D) and Mrs. L. Arlen Cotter (Janet Alexander ’56) Estate of Etolia McDonald Culler Richardine Parker Cushman ’29 (D) Daniel‑Mickel Foundation Mr. (D) and Mrs. Gary L. Daniels Sr. (Cameron Greer ’61) Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Thomas W. Dunaway Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Dunbar III (Jane Coker (H)) Fluor Daniel Inc. Foundation for the Carolinas Reverend and Mrs. Foster B. Fowler Jr. (Frances Woodle ’48) Nancy Hamm Gause ’87 Smithie Gibson ’45 Dr. Wil Lou Gray 1903 (D) Gregg‑Graniteville Foundation
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Mr. and Mrs. (D) H. Gardner Hendrix (Clelia Derrick ’41) Estate of Betty Weber Holz ’40 (D) Asbury L. Hudson Arthur L. Humphries (D) Institute for Educational Inquiry Janirve Foundation Mary Alice Jones ’45 Kaplan School Supply Corporation W. K. Kellogg Foundation Kraft Foods Inc. Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 Sheryl A. McAlister ’82 Dr. and Mrs. Lauchlan McKay (Dianne Smith ’74) Mildred Duvall Moore (D) National Bank of South Carolina The Nord Family Foundation Orders Distributing Company Inc. Palmetto Richland Medical Center Becky Rush Park ’45 (D) Fred H. Parker (D) Mary Alice Carter Parker ’45 (D) Sara J. Pendarvis ’37 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Keitt Purcell Mary Chandler Roper ’30 (D) Dr. Linda B. Salane Mr. and Mrs. E. Lea Salter (Ann Buckwalter ’55) South Carolina Bank and Trust South Carolina United Methodist Foundation Southern Mutual Church Insurance Company T. B. Stackhouse (D) Donald G. Stark Lalla Stevenson ’24 (D) Ida Crawford Stewart Mr. (D) and Mrs. E. Randolph Stone (Joanna Batson ’47) Kathryn Bruner Stone ’80 Dorothy Derrick Thomas ’35 (D) Mr. and Mrs. James N. Townsend (Jane George ’57) United Methodist Higher Education Foundation United Way of the Midlands Mr. R.H. Smith (D) and Reverend Toni L. White Elizabeth Wilson and Ruth Riddle Wilson ’16 (D)
R. Wright Spears Heritage Society
The R. Wright Spears Heritage Society recognizes individuals who support Columbia College with $25,000 or more through will provisions, trusts or assignment of assets. Please let the College know if your future planning allows for your membership in this society. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Adkins Jr. (Katherine “Kit” Gardner ’67) Dr. M. Donald Alexander Jr. Anonymous Mr. (D) and Mrs. Joe B. Asbill Mr. and Mrs. (D) Robert T. Barham (Helen Jeffords (H)) June Johnson Bradham ’68 Elizabeth Mixon Brockington ’47 (D) Mary Ann Spears Brockwell ’59 Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brooks (Jane Castles ’58) Dr. and Mrs. Michael C. Broome (Charlotte Stackhouse ’75) Reverend and Mrs. DeArmond E. Canaday Judy Jones Cannon ’74 Mr. (D) and Mrs. Jack V. Caughman (Dorothy Rhinehart ’46)
Donors Mr. (D) and Mrs. L. Arlen Cotter (Janet Alexander ’56) MaryAnn Smith Crews ’59 Ginger L. Crocker ’73 Dr. Beverly Williams Daniel ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Tommy L. Davis (Ellen Claussen ’72) Claire “Doadie” Evans ’68 Mr. and Mrs. George C. Fant Jr. Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler ’76 Nancy Hamm Gause ’87 Annie Laurie Kennerly George ’33 Brenda A. Greene (H) Arie Black Guess ’49 Carol Stackhouse Hall ’74 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Dr. and Mrs. James M. Hayes Jr. (Barbara Evans ’60) Lu Ann Godbold Haywood ’58 Mr. and Mrs. (D) H. Gardner Hendrix (Clelia Derrick ’41) Clifford E. Hill (D) Marie Locker Hill-Chapiesky (H) Dr. Laurie B. Hopkins Asbury L. Hudson Connie Kay Bannister Hughes ’60 Aliene Shields Humphries ’68 Jane Douglass Manning Hyatt ’65 Rose Emily Jackson ’81 Mary Alice Jones ’45 Mary Margaret Judd ’72 Marion A. Knox Sr. (D) Frances Herbert LaRoche ’62 Mr. (D) and Mrs. Stanley V. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Jon P. Liles (Jo Ann Rainey ’61) The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. David A. Long III (Vermelle Brearley ’59) Lina Mae Smith Loomis ’38 Dr. Annette Williams Lynn ’75 Sarah Blackstone Marut ’63 Mr. and Mrs. Jacob W. McAlhaney (Ethel Jones ’48) Albert D. McAlister Brenda Pugh McCutchen ’65 Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. McGregor (Betty Ulmer ’51) Dianne Smith McKay ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. McNair (Janice Suber ’59) Dr. Joseph S. Minus and Reverend Elizabeth C. Minus (Elizabeth Clyburn ’62) Dr. and Mrs. Peter T. Mitchell Reverend Diane A. Moseley ’67 Marlena Redfern Myers ’64 Sara L. Nalley ’63 Dr. Sandra Robertson O’Neal (H) Dr. (D) and Mrs. Harris H. Parker Jr. (Susan Culclasure ’58) Mary Leslie Hudson Parsons ’72 Liz Johnston Patterson ’61 Virginia Wharton Plyler ’35 (D) Adelyn Grant Price ’53 Patricia Marut Reagin Mr. (D) and Mrs. Eugene B. Ross Jr. (Lucy Eaddy ’49) Alice Anne Springs Scarborough ’49 (D) Priscilla “Cissie” Scoggin ’85 Drs. Steven J. (D) and Aracelis G. (D) Shaw Felicia Sisk ’48 Marilyn Hutto Smith ’61 Reverend R. Wright Spears
Ida Crawford Stewart Drs. Donald A. (D) and Rebecca Glover Swanson (Rebecca Glover ’57) Dorothy Derrick Thomas ’35 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Carl M. Tucker Jr. (Alawee Gibson ’39) Mr. Glenn Tucker Mr. (D) and Mrs. John Van Deusen (Linda Marie ’83) Mr. and Mrs. William Vandiver Jr. (Rita Eldridge ’64) Reverend and Mrs. Theodore H. Walter Caroline N. Watson ’82 Elizabeth Owen Westveer ’87 Kathy Wheale ’69 Claire Wilson Yarborough ’67
Founders Society The Founders Society includes those individuals who have established a testamentary gift of any size to benefit the College in the future.
Dr. and Mrs. Robert K. Ackerman (May Morgan ’57) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Adkins Jr. (Katherine “Kit” Gardner ’67) Dr. M. Donald Alexander Jr. Dorothy R. Allen ’01 J. Barnwell (D) and Mary Blair Allison (D) Anonymous Belva Haynsworth Ariail ’25 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Joe B. Asbill Annie Laurie Bell Atkinson ’34 Jan Oldham Ayers ’74 Laura Mabry Ballenger ’79 Mr. and Mrs. (D) Robert T. Barham (Helen Jeffords (H)) Edna Lloyd Ott Bonnette ’35 (D) Billie Ann Hardee Booth ’69 S. Wyman Boozer (D) Edmond T. Borders (D) Ruth Pendarvis Borders ’36 (D) Dr. James G. Bouknight Resel Gosnell Bourne ’69 June Johnson Bradham ’68 Annette Henderson Brewer (D) Joni Miller Brock ’78 Elizabeth Mixon Brockington ’47 (D) Mary Ann Spears Brockwell ’59 Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brooks (Jane Castles ’58) Dr. and Mrs. Michael C. Broome (Charlotte Stackhouse ’75) Carol Fanning Brown ’39 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) W. C. Buchanan Louise Rowland Burns ’69 Julius Campbell (D) Reverend and Mrs. DeArmond E. Canaday Mary Rollins Cann ’67 Judy Jones Cannon ’74 Reverend George R. Cannon (D) William J. Castine (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Jack V. Caughman (Dorothy Rhinehart ’46) Anne Maner Clardy ’62 Robert D. Coleman Jr. (D) Elizabeth McLaurin Cooke ’47 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. L. Arlen Cotter (Janet Alexander ’56) Tumpy Payne Creech ’56 MaryAnn Smith Crews ’59
Mr. (D) and Mrs. Rowan D. Crews Sr. (Louise Springs ’42) Ginger L. Crocker ’73 Pamelia Sale Cromer ’52 (D) Etolia McDonald Culler (D) Richardine Parker Cushman ’29 (D) Dr. Thomas E. Cuttino (D) Dr. Beverly Williams Daniel ’74 Homozel Mickel Daniel (D) Archie S. Dargan Mr. and Mrs. Tommy L. Davis (Ellen Claussen ’72) Sarah M. Dawsey (D) Margaret “Peggy” Zeigler Dodds (H) JoDee Douda ’93 Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Thomas W. Dunaway Jr. Annie Whetstone Dunivant ’30 (D) Elizabeth “Tootsie” DuRant ’50 Mr. and Mrs. William DuRant (Linda Jones ’68) James Gayley Edens (D) Dolores Russell Ellis ’87 (D) Iris Redfern Emery ’84 (D) Mr. and Mrs. Gene B. Epting Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Estes (Josie Whigham ’82) Claire “Doadie” Evans ’68 Ellen C. Fagan ’76 Mr. and Mrs. George C. Fant Jr. Kathleen Sellers Faulk ’25 (D) Kathleen Kelley Fish ’64 Reverend Robert E. Fisher (D) Betty M. Fitts ’45 Catherine M. Fleming (D) Dresden Smith Floyd ’85 Rebecca Ricks Floyd ’74 Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler ’76 Cornelia Rickenbacker Freeman ’33 Janice Rauton Gamble ’86 Mabel Shull Gantt ’38 (D) Dr. and Mrs. Darrell H. Garber Nancy Hamm Gause ’87 Annie Laurie Kennerly George ’33 Beverly Williamson Gibbons ’62 Natalie Robelot Gibson ’69 Rosa Ulsh Good ’54 Carol Ann Flowers Green ’54 Brenda A. Greene (H) Dr. Elizabeth Gressette ’70 Arie Black Guess ’49 Carol Stackhouse Hall ’74 Sarah Emma Ham (D) Joe Hardin (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. T.J. Harrelson Jr. Margaret “Weeta” Harris ’36 (D) Mary “Brucie” Cloaninger Harry ’62 Dr. Jill Hauenstein ’70 Mr. and Mrs. J. Luke Hause (Edith Collins ’56) Dr. and Mrs. James M. Hayes Jr. (Barbara Evans ’60) Lu Ann Godbold Haywood ’58 Mr. and Mrs. Gary Heeseman III (Elizabeth Tyson ’89) Mr. and Mrs. (D) H. Gardner Hendrix (Clelia Derrick ’41) Jennie Cottingham Henry ’28 (D) Ann Hatchett Herlong‑Bodman ’53 Jane Dawkins Hicklin ’72 Clifford E. Hill (D) Lula Hardee Hill ’35 (D) Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hill Sr. (Jewell Powell ’60) Marie Locker Hill-Chapiesky (H) John E. (D) and Annie Martha Spell Hills ’39
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Kay Holley (D) Betty Weber Holz ’40 (D) Evelyn Harden Hook ’43 (D) Sam S. Hook Sandra Hawk Hook ’90 Dr. Laurie B. Hopkins Asbury L. Hudson Connie Kay Bannister Hughes ’60 Aliene Shields Humphries ’68 Betsy Shealy Humphries ’55 Jane Douglass Manning Hyatt ’65 Patricia A. Jackson ’83 Rose Emily Jackson ’81 Mary Colclough Jeffords ’34 (D) Alison Moody Johnson ’87 Mary Alice Jones ’45 Mary Margaret Judd ’72 Mr. (D) and Mrs. Dan S. Judd Flora Kennedy ’65 Marion A. Knox Sr. (D) Newell “Mitzi” Smith Langdale ’41 (D) Frances Herbert LaRoche ’62 Mary Eloise Haigler Leake ’67 Margie Y. Leaman Wannelle Witt Lefkowitz ’70 Mr. (D) and Mrs. Stanley V. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Jon P. Liles (Jo Ann Rainey ’61) Frankie Fennell Limehouse ’62 The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. David A. Long III (Vermelle Brearley ’59) Lina Mae Smith Loomis ’38 Dr. Annette Williams Lynn ’75 Sarah Blackstone Marut ’63 Annette Hill Matthews ’55 Lula Crider Matthews ’27 (D) Robert J. Maxwell Jr. (D) Reverend (D) and Mrs. Harry R. Mays Mr. and Mrs. Jacob W. McAlhaney (Ethel Jones ’48) Albert D. McAlister Brenda Pugh McCutchen ’65 Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. McGregor (Betty Ulmer ’51) Dianne Smith McKay ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. McNair (Janice Suber ’59) Annette Brandenburg Meachum ’65 Hazel Myers Melia ’38 (D) Anne Nichols Miller ’86 Ruth Crary Miller ’18 (D) Ruth Emmala Miller ’72 (D) Dr. Joseph S. Minus and Reverend Elizabeth C. Minus (Elizabeth Clyburn ’62) Dr. (D) and Mrs. Ralph T. Mirse (Blanche A. Mirse (H)) Dr. and Mrs. Peter T. Mitchell Emily Stone Mitchell ’44 J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. Mildred Duvall Moore (D) Sarah Risher Moore ’39 (D) Dr. and Mrs. Ted R. Morton Jr. (Henrietta Rosson ’54) Reverend Diane A. Moseley ’67 Dr. Sara L. Mott John T. Mundy (D) Elizabeth Rickenbaker Myers ’38 (D) Marlena Redfern Myers ’64 Sara L. Nalley ’63 Marilynda M. Nease ’76 Juanita Neeley (D) Dr. Sandra Robertson O’Neal (H) Nell Williams Overton ’43 (D) Cornelia Whisenhunt Pannell ’60
Donors Dr. (D) and Mrs. Harris H. Parker Jr. (Susan Culclasure ’58) Mary Leslie Hudson Parsons ’72 Liz Johnston Patterson ’61 Virginia Thompson Paysinger ’39 (D) Susan Darby Pearce ’86 Rebecca Duffie Penland ’86 Ethel Cayce Pettigrew ’74 Jane Clifton Pfaffenberger ’64 Virginia Wharton Plyler ’35 (D) Adelyn Grant Price ’53 Gloria Grainger Quick ’69 Patricia Marut Reagin Clara Street Redmond ’24 (D) Gayle A. Reynolds ’84 Mr. and Mrs. Clarence T. Reynolds (Doris Rawl ’48) Frances F. Rhame ’45 Jerry and Mary Ann Rhodes (D) Mr. and Mrs. (D) Harold B. Risher (Margarett McNeill ’39) Dr. and Mrs. C. Ford Rivers Clara Marshall Rogers ’69 Maro Kouyoumjian Rogers ’56 Annie Roseborough (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Eugene B. Ross Jr. (Lucy Eaddy ’49) Mary Cobb Ruff ’70 (D) Cynthia English Rusher ’63 Dr. Jerold J. Savory (D) Alice Anne Springs Scarborough ’49 (D) Priscilla “Cissie” Scoggin ’85 Drs. Steven J. (D) and Aracelis G. (D) Shaw Agnes Shuler Shealy ’51 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. (D) Marshall A. Shearouse James H. Sikes Felicia Sisk ’48 Marilyn Hutto Smith ’61 Reverend R. Wright Spears Foy Stevenson (D) Lalla Stevenson ’24 (D) Ida Crawford Stewart Frances Cole Stokes ’60 Drs. Donald A. (D) and Rebecca Glover Swanson (Rebecca Glover ’57) Elizabeth White Swenson ’33 (D) Paula Tabler (D) Mitchell Hardee Taylor ’36 (D) Dorothy Derrick Thomas ’35 (D) Holcombe H. Thomas (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. Carl M. Tucker Jr. (Alawee Gibson ’39) Mr. Glenn Tucker Nell Turbeville ’36 (D) Mr. (D) and Mrs. John Van Deusen (Linda Marie ’83) Mr. and Mrs. William Vandiver Jr. (Rita Eldridge ’64) Dee Vaughan ’78 Robert G. Waites Lillian Fair Wall ’28 (D) Reverend and Mrs. Theodore H. Walter Virginia N. Wannamaker (D) Margaret Sowell Waters ’36 (D) Caroline N. Watson ’82 Carolyn James Weaver ’59 Ellen Corley Wecker ’73 Helen E. Weed (H) Joanne T. Wells ’56 Andrea Lee Jerome West ’84 Elizabeth Owen Westveer ’87 Kathy Wheale ’69 Patricia “Patsy” Cave Whitaker ’55
Reverend Toni L. White Joyce Amick Whitener ’61 Ann Gilchrist Whitmire ’55 Mildred “Mitzi” Winesett ’70 Jeanette Dobson Wood ’66 Christine Hamilton Wylie ’86 Claire Wilson Yarborough ’67 Eva Davis York ’34 (D) Dollie Isgett Younts ’51
Robert E. “Rob” Thompson Fred Turner Jr. Ephraim Ulmer Robert E. Valois ’03 Pope B. Walker Jack L. Wall Michael C. Watson J. Hubert Wood Jr. Roger “Dook” Wynne (D) Paul L. Yarborough
Men of Columbia College
Board of Trustees
Mark C. Arnold Jason Barrs John Bourne Cliff W. Bowers Jr. John H. Boyd Jr. Cholton “Reggie” Brasington Mike Broome Reed Bull James Cannon Jr. William E. Carson David W. Cox ’61 Jerry Frank Crews Marcus D. Crosswell Grady Culbertson John W. Derrick Jr. Bethel C. DuRant Charles T. Edmonds Jr. Jimmy Ellis ’03 Foster “ Barney “ Fowler Harry “Buddy” Freeman Joe Fulton G. Randall Grant Flynn T. Harrell Thomas E. Hayden H. Gardner Hendrix Robert “ Bob “ Hill Jeff T. Howell Thomas L. “Tommy” Hughston Charles F. Hyatt Keith A. Johansson Glenn W. Knox Tom B. LaRoche Rutledge Leland III Nathan C. Love Stephen Luck David Maness Edward M. Marut Jim McCabe Joseph T. McElveen Jr. Sam E. McGregor Benson C. McWhite J.C. Moore George Murphy Jr. Berlin G. Myers Sr. John Nims Eugene F. Palmer John Parks Clary E. Rawl Douglas A. Reeves Sr. LeGrand A. Rouse II Bill A. Shehan Franklin “ Oscar “ Smith Stan S. Smith Glenn D. Smoak Allen S. Snell Jr. John W. Sparrow R. Wright Spears Sam W. Stokes Edward A. Storey Norman H. Thomas
Quay W. Adams Jim B. Apple Charles P. Austin Lee C. Bines June Johnson Bradham ’68 Ellen Claussen Davis ’72 Jean Ellen Duke Nancy Cummings Humphries ’72 Marion “Lex” Knox Jr. Rebecca “Becky” Laffitte ’77 John H. Lumpkin Annette Williams Lynn ’75 James C. Meadors Leonard L. Price Jeff H. Selig Carol Rich Storey ’68 Mary Virginia Taylor Rita Eldridge Vandiver ’64 Marguerite Willis Larry Wilson Patricia “Pat” Stone Wood ’64 Claire Wilson Yarborough ’67
Board of Visitors Robert “ Bob “ K. Ackerman Mollie L. Bame ’00 Marcia Davis Benson Charlotte L. Berry Sharon W. Bryant Joe E. Burns Katherine Goodall Crosthwaite ’82 Elizabeth Gressette ’70 Delores D. Gulledge Becky Hines Hendrix ’68 Jack S. Hupp Cathy Jamieson‑Ogg Jon G. Keith Rita M. McKinney Margie L. Mitchell ’83 Marsha Steele Moore ’70 Lynn Stokes Murray ’83 Kay Price Phillips ’65 Elizabeth “Libby” Monts Rauch ’62 Clary E. Rawl Rebecca “Becky” Joyner Shirley ’84 Cary K. Smith Laurel Moxon Suggs Ellen Turmo Wall ’66 Toni L. White
Corporations (*Matching Gift Foundation)
Agape AT&T Matching Gifts Program* Bank of America* Bank of America Banks Construction Company BB&T/Boyle‑Vaughan Insurance BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
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Coca‑Cola Bottling Company Consolidated Contract Construction Inc. Crescent Strategies, LLC Dan S. Judd Consultant, Inc. R.G. Darby Rental Darby Development Engineering Design and Testing Corporation First Citizens Bank Friends of Juvenile Justice Goose Creek United Methodist Church Emory and Margaret Holroyd Family Foundation Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund Robert W. Hughes & Associates P.C. IBM Corporation* M.B. Kahn Construction Company Inc. Kyle and Company P.C. Low Country Speech Services Marsh & McLennan‑Matching Gift Program* Meadors Construction Corporation Medicine Mart Pharmacy of Lexington SC Microsoft Matching Gifts Program * Milliken and Company* Moore Orthopaedic Clinic PA Palmetto Health Palmetto Health Operating Room Staff Palmetto Paper Products, Inc. PalmettoPride Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program * Emory and Margaret Holroyd Family Foundation Raymond James Charitable Endowment Fund Richland Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees SCANA Corporation* Scott Law Firm, P.A. Shell Oil Company Foundation * Sincerely Yours Snelling Personnel Services Sodexo Management Services Southern Mutual Church Insurance Company Square D Foundation * State Farm Companies Foundation* Surfside Hamburger Joe’s Inc. Taylor Agency Insurance Taylors Music Volunteer Tree & Ministry Inc. Terminix Service Co., Inc. Bruce Terminix Co., Inc. Three Girls Enterprises Inc. Todd & Moore, Inc. Turner Padget Graham and Laney University of South Carolina School of Medicine University Specialty Clinics Voridian/Carolina Eastman Chemical Company
(*Matching Gift Foundation) The Mary Elizabeth Avinger Charitable Foundation AXA Foundation* BP Foundation * Bristol‑Myers Squibb Foundation* Brooks Family Foundation Central Carolina Community Foundation Community Foundation of Greater Greenville Delta Airlines Foundation* Duke Energy Foundation* Educational Foundation of SC Business Professional Women’s Club Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund
Donors First Citizens Foundation General Electric Foundation * Lipscomb Family Foundation Inc. Loews Foundation Matching Grants Program* McCutchen Family Foundation The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation The Nord Family Foundation The J. E. Reeves Foundation Harold B. Risher Foundation D.L. Scurry Foundation South Carolina United Methodist Foundation UnumProvident Corporation Foundation* Wells Fargo* Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Inc. G. Larry and Patricia Wilson Foundation
Agnes Burgess Owings Julia Paysinger Putnam Carolyn Carns Riley Lellan Jumper Smith
1943 Sara Avant Erexson Mozelle Adams Hankins Sara Gillespie Neeley Nell Williams Overton (D) Sophie Shuler Varn
Louise Cross Caison (D) Cornelia Rickenbacker Freeman Annie Laurie Kennerly George
Nancy Shirley Cary Emily Rush Davis Mildred Kennerly Hendrix Emily Stone Mitchell Georgie Whetsell Norris Beneva Black Ouzts Cuby Sellers Schuck Hilda Putnam Stapleton Edith Parker Vincent Martha Owings Washington
ALUMNAE DONORS 1933
Annie Laurie Bell Atkinson Maude Smoak Rice Eva Davis York (D)
1935 Lucinda Bethea Bostick (D)
1936 Edith Rhoad Boyd Augusta McDonald Ellsworth Jennie Finlayson Guyton
1937 Florence Manning Bethea
1938 Eva Davis Stewart Mary McLeod Tyler Jennie Hammond Wright
1939 Jackie Spann Hewitt Annie Martha Spell Hills Alawee Gibson Tucker
1940 Hazel Allen Adden Beth Smith Gilleland Margaret Gillespie Holroyd Elizabeth Simmons Pickerel Nellie Cross Stone Williams
1941 Marie Still Buist Betty Kellett Goewey Meredith Meng Ham Clelia Derrick Hendrix (D) Doris Felder Rogers Mary McIntyre Rogers
1942 Mary Derrick Accola Louise Springs Crews Faye Wolfe Fruit Emily Cribb Moise
Roselle Smith Byorick Iris Corbin Gary Cleo Ross Goodwin‑Jones Elizabeth Fitch Green Ruth S. Green June Kennedy Higgons Sallie Brailsford Kiser Rae Morris McDuffie Carleen Turbeville McGinn Marinelle Fridy Peery Thelma Rast Daisy Ritter Rippy Dorothy McLeod Stucke Dorothy Black Tindal Louise Dial Tucker Betty Steadman Watson
1946 Rose Connor Blackstone Idella Fallaw Bodie Dorothy Corbin Bonnette Edyce Jackson Brasington Martha Dennis Buddin Dorothy Rhinehart Caughman Mary Allen Cummings Mary Lou Nelson Evans Constance Wilson Fowke Evelyn Ackerman Fritz Louise Thomason Hodges Anne McLane Hough Anne Galloway Hubbard Sara Cauthen Lever Dot Ott Plummer Lily Stricker Richardson Miriam Ragan Simpson Marguerite Crosby Smith Edna McMillan Todd
1947 Kathryn Wise Baxley Rachel Creel Benton Barbara Tullis Bolt Alma White Braaten Juana Davis Gamble Jean Ward Haynsworth
Patricia Steadman Hill Billie Wannamaker Johnson Evelyn Guyton Johnson Ann Cassels Laffitte Grace Lybrand Dorothy Coleman Parler Hazel Gardner Puyet Martha Meares Smith Mary Catherine Merritt Smith Joanna Batson Stone Devon White Turner Lillian Williams Watson Carolyn R. White Jean Dawsey White Julia Moorer Williams
1948 Betty Jean Player Aston Frances Jenkins Atkinson Miriam McDonald Childress BettyRuth Ayer Crews Frances Woodle Fowler Louise Barber Fulmer Lois Watts‑Harper Vaught Dorothy “Dot” Gilmore Holder Elaine Ewing Jones (D) Sarah Harvin Keels Emily McKenzie King (D) Estelle Ohlandt Lassiter Margaret Ariail Lawson Ethel Jones McAlhaney Lieze Connor McDaniel Mazine Myers Mixon Mary Frances Dukes Pendarvis Sara Bruner Psillos Doris Rawl Reynolds Betty Inman Sanders Alma Easterling Savedge Ila “Jolly” Scott Felicia Sisk Mabel Shealy Trexler JuAnne Kennedy Weeks
1949 Miriam Best Altman Anna Shuler Bynum Betty Barnes Clegg‑Taylor Virginia Prince Clemons Barbara Dennis Corley Foye Jones Covington Ferrell Gibbons Crowley Annette Bodie Crumley Bess Brown Duke Rose Varn Dukes Elizabeth Weaver Gosnell Eugenia Crosby Hiers Nelle Rast Inabinet Roberta Simmons Josey Joan Snowden Kennerty Anne Gibson Lavender Elizabeth Danner McLeod Helen Creager Muhlbach Marjorie “Margie” Faucett Patterson Alice Anne Springs Scarborough (D) Elizabeth Koon Timmerman Frances Wilhelm Weant Mae Carolyn Bishop Weathers Jane Evans Wilson
1950 Nancy Miller Bartlett
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Jeanette Edwards Coward Edwina “Wina” Garrett Crane Mary Dee Tyler Cribb Elizabeth “Tootsie” DuRant Mary Freeman Ferrell Sara McCall Goza Janette Furman Hamilton Willise Still Keel Lorraine Burke Marchione Alice Edens Newman Juanita Fallaw Nicholson Mary “Molly” Cooley Raines Lura Manning Richardson Mary Beth Moore Sjoberg Anita Huntley Swygert Mary Risher Tatum Carolyn Moody Thomas Betty Ann Brown Truesdale Kathryn Rast Williams Anita B. Wright
1951 Mary David Allen Sara Cook Andrews E. Louise Turner Atherton Elizabeth Hunley Barrett Sarah Wise Benbow Annette Derrick Dorothy Rast Epps Anne Smith Gattis Lindy Griffith Hutchison Carolyn “Sissie” Snow McAlister Betty Ulmer McGregor Agnes Heriot Montgomery Jane McIntyre Neely Anne Horton Pendleton Agnes Shuler Shealy (D) Sylvia Best Sykes Stella Wallace Betty Kearse Wells Bernice Goodwin Williamson Dollie Isgett Younts
1952 Edith Edens Baker Mary Polk Bryant Rose McCutchen Landrum Jean Black Langston Hannah Stogner Leutz Suzanne Rhem Mason Trudie Hipp Nichols Ruby E. Nolan Shirley Wells Teaster
1953 Betty Youmans Greene Loubie Whitaker Harrington Anne Barrington Hynds Elizabeth Haigler Keisler Barbara Loadholt Mirmow Susan Reaves Mitchell Lanny Sullivan Palmer Adelyn Grant Price Anne Ackerman Rogers Betty Sheriff Sutton Mary Carolyn Tatum Watson
1954 Laura Harrison Adams Anne Brown Dawkins Betty Frierson Dawkins Margaret Smith DuBose
Donors Rosa Ulsh Good Carol Flowers Green Sue Hammond Hance Jeannette Blakeley Hatzenbuhler Charlotte Brashier Knight Gloria Pearson Lynn Woodley Shingler McEachern Mary Louise Smith Morgan Henrietta Rosson Morton Betty Jones Moyer Charlotte Finklea Munn Betsy Peavy Murdock Barbara Best Shelley Margaret “Meg” Williamson Waugh
1955 Mary Speaks Audet Louise Collins Ballew Jane Herlong Blume Helen Banks Bruner Anne Spears Caldwell Kathryn Verdery Cannon Drucie Connelly Eaddy Jerolyn Dennis Fanning Peggy Hall Hughes Betsy Shealy Humphries Joan Marsh Jowers Martha Smith Kneece Frances Davis Knowles Elaine Horton Littlejohn Geraldine Halford Palmer Hattie Mae Best Polk Sarah Blakely Skenes Sylvia Felder Smith Patricia “Patsy” Cave Whitaker Ann Gilchrist Whitmire Pauline “Polly” Jackson Williams
1956 Judith Wilder Allen Joan Ramsey Bailey Mary Alice Floyd Cox Nancy Reece Beach Sara J. Breeden Brenda Byrd Janet Alexander Cotter Tumpy Payne Creech Clarice Rodgers Davis Betty Tune Davison Helen Hall Fridy Patricia Cooper Gentry Libby Evans Green Carolyn Bayne Hamby Edith Collins Hause Judith Banks Holford Mary Lou Patrick Hord Ann Utsey Howard Rae McIntyre Hunter Mary Ann Lewis Johnson Mary Frances Vause Kennedy Novyce Carter King Mary Floyd Lindley Joyce Hart Mann Betty “Bet” Jones Martin Katherine Hicklin McClam Katherine Alexander Mims Mary Ann Reeves Phillips Dixie Jordan Potts Betsy Ann Rae Mary Brabham Rivers Maro Kouyoumjian Rogers Grace Wingard Shumpert
Juanita Strickland Sparrow Nell DuBose Sprott Loretta Darr Stephenson Mary Stanford Tewell Janet Byrd Thigpen Helen Millender Whetstone Hamlin McBee Withington Joan Byrd Woolard Pal Crenshaw Wrenn Joan Vaughan Young
1957 May Morgan Ackerman Betty Rose Billings Aiken Norma Silliman Andrews Shirley Hilton Baird Betty Jane Young Brown Henrietta Meachum Cannon Peggy Felder Carr Carolyn Eleazer Clamp Sarah Carrigan DuBose Betty A. Floyd Carroll Bennett Godwin Anne Turner Harrell Harriet Lancaster Hutto Mary Lou Dickey Johnston Anne Harrelson Kelly Barbara Brown Lyerly Ruth Hills Mallard Minnie Miller McMillan Jeri Baker Phillips Carolyn Threatt Plyler Anne Hawkins Sercer Winifred Hanna Spears Shirley Stallings Steiss Rebecca Glover Swanson Barbara Courtney Thomas Jane George Townsend Nancy Chastain West Es’Dorn Harvey Westbrook Gladys Ruff Wood Carole Leigh Kafer Zimmerman
1958 Annette Crouch Beale Sandra Ezell Bridges Jane Castles Brooks Carolyn DuBose Buffkin Anne Neill Caughman Campbell Betty Anne Cribbs Elizabeth Holman Davis Ann Gasque Depta Patsy Powell Farr Corinne “Dolly” Durham Friday Donna Dantzler Fuller Ruth Nealy Garrison Elizabeth Poole Godfrey Betty Lane Cherry Gramling Mary Reeves Green Jo Carolyn Hammond Evelyn Crutchfield Hane Mary Hodges Hayden Lu Ann Godbold Haywood Varena Fulmer Henry Marion Orcutt Hubbard Amy Timbes Jenkins Jackie Ulmer Martin Anne Brewer Mattox Nancy Perrow McDuffie Amelia Campbell McGaha Katherine “Kitty” Brasington McIntosh Mary Lowe Morris
Jo Anne Nichols Susan Culclasure Parker Jewel Connelly Pearcy Ann Morton Pitt Dorothy Glover Prior Barbara Bair Proctor Mary Ward Rentz Sybil Robinson Rhodes Mary Blackmon Richardson Patricia White Rouse Helen McDaniel Rozendale Betty Harrop Salmond Margaret Bigelow Smith Geraldine Murray Spivey Lenora Albright Vasoti Frances Wannamaker Martha Jo Barnes Wilson Ann Kay Hilton Wohlgemuth
1959 Julia Gaddy Alsbrooks Jennifer E. Atkinson Virginia Cottingham Baucom June Price Breland Nancy Goodwin Breland Mary Ann Spears Brockwell Peggy Holland Bryson Frances Thomas Butt Jill Colbert Caviness Shelby Martin Crawley MaryAnn Smith Crews Karen Newton Daniels Judy Jenkins Durham Julia Helen Garris Sarah Calhoun Gillespie Betty Davis Griffith Llewellyn Hiott Hames Glenda Swygert Hughes Anna Paxton Hull Donna Davis Hurst June Boykin Jackson Becky Risher Jenkins Marlene DeLoach Lamar Betty Lewis Lathem Marilyn Hardwick Long Vermelle Brearley Long Janice Suber McNair Rae Bundrick Miles Maxine Harley Mizell Marilyn “Elaine” Hucks Moulton Elaine Funchess Myers Ina Whetstone Porter Lucy Lorick Powers Edith M. Smoak Shelby Watford Smoak Florence Martin Waibel Carolyn James Weaver Ann Dalton Winchester Margaret Best Woods
1960 Harriet Reeves Baughman Carol Ballentine Black Eddie Boatwright BettyJo Marsh Carson Cecilia Anderson Caton Jean King Corbett Mary Lee Dallery Lucinda Edwards Daniels Janet Shuler Delk Delores Buddin Derrick Claudia Cooper DuBose
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Mary Watson Duffie Martha Davis Ellerbe DeAnn Teaster Evans Dian Shaylor Hammett Jacquelyn Moore Harrop Barbara Evans Hayes Jewell Powell Hill Connie Kay Bannister Hughes Sara Phillips Hughes Barbara Cope Inglett Martha Ann Hardwick Johnson Virginia Shives Johnson Emily Dinkins Kannon Jean Andrews Kling Janet Jaeger Kuhlmann Marjorie Herbert Lucas Peggy Willis Lyles (D) Janice Kay Martin Margaret Ann Atkinson May June Tanner McCracken Martha Ashley McWhite Patsy Garrison Nutt Cornelia Whisenhunt Pannell Betty Ann Turner Schroeder Sarah Gardner Shaw Arlene Foster Shuler Frances Cole Stokes Mary Frances Cunningham Thomas Elinor Page Thompson Sadie Brunson Thompson Nancy Harvard Webb
1961 Coby Alexander Bowers Elizabeth Brannon Virginia Kizer Brown Diane Crowder Cavin Elizabeth Wallace Cone David W. Cox Sarah Ann Woodard Crenshaw Peggy Jones Crosby Cameron Greer Daniels Anne Langley Darby Penn Henderson Dean Esther Houck Dufford Mary Lutie McLaurin Fletcher Sydney Glover Friddle Lucy Crumpton Gordon June Duffie Griffeth Ann Hardy Herring Suzy Bruner Holloway Mac Reta McLeod Kennedy Sara Rast Lineberger Mary Hewitt Marshall Susan Hiatt Maybin Nancy Coker McFaddin Caroline Simmons McLain Eva Ann Orr McLean‑Kendrick Ann Bourne Melton Cara Baer Murphy Ann Miller Parler Selina Harmon Parsons Liz Johnston Patterson Marjorie Hendricks Preiss Elizabeth Larisey Rothrock Sarah Pace Shirley Diann Hammond Sieling Dorothy Gasque Smith Marilyn Hutto Smith
Donors Sandra Boykin Smith Barbara Moore Turner Jacquelyn Boyles Walker Judy Haselwood Wells Joyce Amick Whitener LeGette “Le” Stubbs Whitney Gailya Knowlton Wilson Margie Coleman Yarbrough Frances Hester Yon
1962 Ruth J. Barrow Judy Kittles Bigby Mary Stuart Bobo Becky Lineberger Buie Hope McLeod Cappelmann Anne Maner Clardy Carole Judy Clardy Betsy Stockman Cureton Pollyanna Smith Davis Angeline Brown Dorrell Barbara Jennings Douglas Claire Eadon
Madeline McMasters Sawyer Emilyann Bennett Skews Sally Kennedy Slocum Ann Ardrey Spencer Gail Bonnett Thomas Jean Medlen Timbes Jean Breeden Usher Elaine Tidwell Whatley Joan Ellsworth Whitten Emma Inman Williamson
Judith Dunston Epps Eva Harmon Ezzell Faye Hartley Fetzer Beverly Williamson Gibbons Catherine Bruce Gleaton Mary Anne McLean Hughston Gayle Long Jackson Patricia Cantey Johnson Jean Dusenbury Joyner Tootsie Dennis Kline Frances Herbert LaRoche Judith Schreiner Lee Nancy Lewis Lee Emilie Kelley Lesesne Bess Shuler Long Frances Holland Lucas Betsy Ward Lunney Suzanne Allen Meetze Elizabeth Clyburn Minus Margaret “Meg” Ward Pace Kay Martin Payne Carolyn Carter Powers Rebecca “Becky” Baker Pugh
FA C U LTY / S TAFF NOTE S COMMUNICATION AND THEATRE Sara Nalley ’63 presented a session on acting pedagogy at the national convention of the National Communication Association in San Francisco in November.
DANCE Wrenn Cook ’04 (M.Ed.) recently presented a paper entitled “Toward a Critical Pedagogy: Interrogating our Responsibilities in Teacher Preparation.” at the National Dance Education Organization’s annual conference in Temple, Ariz. She provided training sessions for the National Honor Society for Dance Arts, a program she has developed and coordinated. She “unveiled” the postsecondary expansion of the NHSDA, which Columbia College piloted last spring.
EDUCATION Dr. Sandra Ayers ’70 presented her research on the place of play in the Early Childhood Curriculum at the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS) annual conference on November 3-8 in Tunis, Tunisia. Dr. Christopher Burkett ’02 (M.Ed.) and Dr. Loren Ryan ’93, along with Cathy Miller ’08 and Angie White, presented their findings on the importance of integrating technology and technology specialists in the classroom at the annual South Carolina Association of Teacher Educators conference. Dr. James Lane has co-written an article with Dr. Candace Thompson of UNCWilmington entitled, “Engaging Student Diversity Through a Critical Multicultural Framework: A Study of a Social Justice Learning Community.”
Dr. Loren Ryan ’93 was recently trained to be a facilitator in the Darkness to Light Program. This is a curriculum to train teachers to recognize and respond to sexual abuse.
ENGLISH Dr. John Zubizarreta just completed his term as president of the National Collegiate Honors Council. At the recent NCHC convention held in Kansas City, he was recognized as a selected member of the inaugural class of NCHC Fellows.
MUSIC Dr. Randolph Love composed and performed a fanfare for the South Carolina Students Honoring Valor service held at Columbia’s First Baptist Church on September 27. Love is a contributor to the Grove Dictionary of American Music. Among the musicians about whose work he is writing are Fats Domino, Chubby Checker, Hank Ballard, and the Jordanaires.
Police Department Chief Howard Cook received the 2010 President’s Award for Extraordinary Service and Dedication from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers Association in September.
Frances James Ackerman Jane Cullum Anderson Catherine Fleming Beadles Sharon Gault Benston Katherine Greiner Brabham Elaine Taylor Brantley Carolyn Ridgeway Brown Rosalyn Amick Carson Caroline “Carol” Donnan Curry Allison Cooper Dillard Elizabeth Drennan Gordon Mildred Robinson Gunter Jean Gasque Hilton Bonnie Egleston Holstein Tommie Crouch Howey Patsy Hinnant Irby Marian LeGette Josey Mary Price Beckman Kapp Nancy Osteen Kay Rolann Cleveland Lee Linda Shaw Lupold Sarah Blackstone Marut Annette Bishop McAlister Carolyn King Mendenhall Betty Shuler Moses Sara L. Nalley Gail Barnes Nichols Joanne Ashley Phillips Edna Zobel Ratcliff Anne Kizer Reeves LaRose Reaves Richardson Katherine Childers Rowland Cynthia English Rusher Catherine Rigby Sanford Connie Peagler Shuler Miriam “Mimi” Fellers Werntz Willa Lynn Wrenn Margaret O’Cain Zeller
Marianne Willard Albrecht Forrest Potts Allen Judith Avant Antley Libby Judy Atwell Katherine Campbell Battle Janice Thompson Bethea Patricia Meng Bouknight Sissi Williamson Broaddus Faye Still Broadway (D) Patsy McCutcheon Brown Bettis Wolfe Bryant Barbara Ann Mishoe Case Mary Carole Smith Caughman Marilyn J. Charlotte Doris Pate Cox Beverley Brigham Curran Martie Hardin Curran Jackie Davis Roberta Lindler Ferrell Kathleen Kelley Fish
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Patricia Simons Fleming Brenda Toney Freeman Pamelia Woods Goldman Mary Nelle Watford Gore Linda Morgan Gremillion Josephine Matheny Griffith Mary Jim Wilkes Gunter Mary Coker Ham Tracy McDill Hamrick Edna Lewis Hite Darby Moore Holley Gail Dooley Howell Martha Freeman Hunter Nell Brasington Huntley Denise Barwick Innes Ann Beck Kizer Sarah Sloan Kreutziger Elizabeth “Lib” Calhoun Lovvorn Roberta Neil Mabry Nancy Herlong McAloney Pat Jackson McDonald Marlena Redfern Myers Anna Wade Hubbard Nolan Elizabeth Garner O’Neal Jane Clifton Pfaffenberger Miriam Acosta Phipps Rachel Dobson Price Melinda McTeer Rhodes Wilmer Chandler Richardson Judy Moseley Rougeau Harriet Chandler Sample Shelby Davis Sansbury Sylvia Slagle Shoemaker Celeste Cross Singletary Ann Terry Smith Linda Sue Neal Smith Marilyn Worley Smith Charlotte Potter Stone Fred Turner Jr. Rita Eldridge Vandiver Susan Owings Way Karen Cribb West Carolyn Moss Wolfe Louise Speake Wood Patricia “Pat” Stone Wood
1965 Ann McClendon Altman Loretta Myers Atkins Phyllis Loadholt Babb Marie Fabrick Bainbridge Margaret Kizer Boineau Mary Sanders Bowers Anna Lybrand Boyle Nancy Jones Bradley Patricia “Trisha” Shelley Britt Joyce Brown Tickle Annette Sigmon Burton Linda Collins Bush Evelyn E. Caldwell Rhetta Davis Calhoun Janice Hitner Calvert Mary Helen Henricksen Campbell Jane McWhirter Canady Betsy Cave Carroll Mary Littlefield Ciccarello Lynda Pugh Counts Missy Cromer Jacquelyn Johnson Dadin Brenda McLees DeFoor Allene Hallman DuBose Allianne Turner Duvall
Donors Fair McLeod Edmunds Kathryn McQueen Eichelberger Amy Perras Eisele Joan Walter Goddard Peggy Huggins Gunnells Nancy Keisler Harmon Vivian Murray Hendrix Rendy Johnston Howle Jane Douglass Manning Hyatt Jane Smith Johnson Mary Coleman Johnson Flora Kennedy Sylvia Zeagler Klett Lynn Scanlan Lawton Jane Mellette Lester Janet Caldwell Lewis Nan Mauldin Manson Martha Jean Basden Marshall Nancy Ayer Maxwell Jackie McGee McClain Brenda Pugh McCutchen Annette Brandenburg Meachum Cathy Long Mixon Mary Epps Monroe Mary Elizabeth Epps Newman Robin Clark Nicholson Barbara Buddin Parker Martha Moye Dickinson Peel Kay Price Phillips Donnaleen Nettles Plunkett Jeannette Richardson Price June Agan Prince Elizabeth McCoy Ridgeway Keren Moore Riegel Jan Lewis Ross Patricia “Patty” Dawkins Russell Jane Brock Sentelle Betty S. Shealy Evelyn Ellis Smith Harriet Smoak Katharine Munford Snavely Jane Mabry Spann Linda Durham Starin Glenda Goodson Tisdale Linda Raines Walker Margaret McLeod Ward Meta Rast Wasson Patricia Younger Weaver Patricia McCoy West Sandra Rinehart Whitener
1966 Ann Green Ailstock Judith Steedly Bartholomew Marcia Hite Bonds Virginia L. Brooker Nancy Felder Bull Eugenie G. Comer Patricia Cook Craine Dorothy McCarley Crowther Judith Freeman Davis Jane H. Dawson Sarah McDonald Derrick Rebecca Motes Dougherty Susan Wamer Edmonds Patricia Myers Felder Judith Black Foster Janet Richards Garrett John Grimaldi Martha Jo McDaniel Guthrie Mary Funderburk Harley Selina Hopkins Hathaway
Frances Moore Horton Anne Willis Hudson Frances McCallum Kritzer Carroll Kay Luck Carole Hope Magann Janice Luksha Martinson Susan Lyles McLane Gayle Rivers McRoy Bonita “Bonnie” Brewer Mullis Frances Knight Patrick Jane McClimon Pittman Carolyn May Pugh Jo Carol Padgett Pulliam Peggy McElveen Robinson Carolyn Tuten Ross Margaret Waters Rowland Patricia Hemby Schroyer Marjorie Pregnall Simmons Ann Riley Stone Penny Missroon Thompson Rebecca Wimberly Turberville Nancy Campbell Vick Nancy L. Vosburgh Ellen Turmo Wall Jeanette Dobson Wood Anda Bell Woodward
1967 Katherine “Kit” Gardner Adkins Mary G. Ariail Annie Coleman Bates Rose Pendarvis Bell Donna Erben Blackburn Judy Montgomery Brennan Judith Baker Brigman Linda Culp Brown Willa McKee Burdette Cynthia Livingston Burdick Judy Hoyt Chavis Johna Williams Cochran Nancy Richardson Compton Ann Corbett Julie Morgan Culbertson Eugenia McArver Davis Margaret Rogers Deprater Jane Garrick Dyke Louisa Rice Goebel Sandra Blackwell Goza Evelyn Paulling Gully Carole Linder Hall Pat Rand Hargrett Bonnie Lawrence Harper Linda Sue Knight Horres Jacqueline “Jackie” Tumbleston Kohn Mary Eloise Haigler Leake Marsha Lominack Lee Katherine “Kathy” Graham Leland Sherry Koll Levy Jane Lewis Kathy Riley Lowder Barbara Wamer Massey Hazel Knobeloch Matheny Karen Raines McGehee Carol Beaty McQueen Nancy M. Moody Sherrill Siegmund Norton Sandra Cooper Owen Paula McCall Parker Joan Brogdon Potter Nancy Eldridge Rawl Ginger Sims Risher Anne Walton Rivers
Janelle Laney Rivers Cheryl Wright Russell Alice J. Sauls Judy Murph Smith Barbara Harris Sorkin Donna Lawrence Stone Lynne Morris Sturtz Kathryn Hemphill Tilghman Mary Wade Haselden Ward Sarah Parler Watkins Claire Wilson Yarborough Judy Young
1968 Jane Agan Sara McKerley Barrett Dixie Lee Beckwith Nicole Benton Boland June Johnson Bradham Bonnie Poorman Bragdon Judy McEachern Bull Nita Williams Busbee Nanci Perras Case Nancy Lockwood Chalmers Toni Carpenter Childers Karen Herbert Clark Ruth Anne McCarter Collins Harriet Coleman Cox Lynn Wiehrs Cromer Lucy Shuler Cunningham Norma Marsha Davis Mary Ginny DuBose Linda Jones DuRant Zilphy Hunsucker DuRant Helene Rowe Ellis LaLine Smith Gibson Suzanne Stackhouse Grant Susan Harrill Greer Carole Hinnant Gunter Lib Ann Merritt Harrison Becky Hines Hendrix Glenda Knight Keyes Angela Katsos Kiehling Kathryn Smith King Dawn Schulin Linthicum Jane London McIntyre Annie Lee Mobley‑Redd Cynthia Farr Muldrow Barbara Livingston Nourie Janice Rhodes Pearce Sherri Jones Rivers Judith Ann McCormack Rowell Irene Baker Seel Gwendolyn Croom Shealy Margaret Caldwell Smith Cynthia Lominick Snell Carol Rich Storey Hazel Littlejohn Talton C. Ann Taylor Leslye Hoffman Terrell Laney Goldsmith Thompson Sylvia Weathers Tomberlin Barbara Watson Trudy Porterfield Wohlford
1969 Clare Moss Allen Ann Collum Asbell Beth Dickert Beach Beth Taylor Beals Mary Harvley Berry Jan Jones Borg
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Resel Gosnell Bourne Anne Vanderford Bowen Sandra Whitesides Brannen Irene Scarborough Brinkley Rieppe Clark Brooks Joyce Thompson Bumgarner Judith Diane Burgess Jerolyn Long Carroll Mary Spurrier Carroll Ginger Montague Carter Elizabeth Daniels Chappell Jere Ragsdale Coker Jeanne Fogle Cook Louise Hawes DeLoach LaDell Williams Dixon Donna Gregory Dowling Anne Reese Doyle Myra Mullen Eskew Mary Ben Clyburn Faust Nancye G. Formo Dianne Holland Galloway Nancy Snyder Gardner Natalie Robelot Gibson Mary Ann Donnan Gilbert Susan “Sue” Harris Grady Karen McDonald Greer Patricia Phillips Grunsky Elaine Aiken Hackett Brenda Hooker Hood Jeannie Sprouse Jeter Margaret Platt Jordan Barbara Jo Burroughs Lackey Ann Sheriff Martin Frankie Chinnis McLean Jayne Corder Moore Bonnie Dillard Morris Anna Chewning Page Judy McCain Pennell Gloria Grainger Quick Betty Hudson Reagan Candy Rogers Reynolds Clara Marshall Rogers Kay Kasting Rohde Elizabeth McConnell Rushing Lynn Mathias Shealy Cynthia Perry Smith Vonnie Lawrimore Smith Carolyn Holliday Sweatt Mary Thornal Thomas Kathleen Bowman Thompson June Rodgers Todd Dee Quackenbush Walsh Kathy Wheale
1970 Clara E. Addis Jane Todd Bell Janet Horner Brown Mary Spearman Bryan Patricia Brumbach Clary Judy Johnson Clifton Anne Bouknight Collins Georgianna Foxworth Connell Pamela Porter Crabtree Edna Harrison Crews Donna Nichols Culclasure Carolyn Gault Dallara Juanita M. English Stephanie Caldwell Fanger Elaine Kirby Ferraro
Donors Virginia “Ginger” Wilson Flanagin Elizabeth “Betsy” Frowein Folks Louise Brogdon Galloway Elizabeth Gressette Janice Mathis Griffin Ann Dunaway Herbert Frances Shelley Hill Joanna K. Keels Wannelle Witt Lefkowitz Nieves Kohl Lehmann Rosa Motes Marinak Patricia Shirley Bair Nancy Wall Mischker Marsha Steele Moore Suzanne Gaskins Muldrow Margaret “Peggy” Stafford Parker Susanne Bodie Rhoden Frances L. Roper Katherine Rhodes Smith Cheryl Huggins Strickland Rebecca Bishop Sutusky Lee Elf Taylor Rebecca Long Tenny Claudia Lightsey Ware Mary Montgomery Wates Sandra Barrett Welch Mitzi Winesett Kathleen Sampson Wise
1971 Brenda Belangia Barry Chandler London Boyd Lynn Moore Brewer Jean Ingram Brodie Brenda Stewart Bryant Gail Ruff Buchanan Elizabeth Blackwell Cloutier Cathy Craig Condon Linda Altman Dennis Deborah C. Etheredge Judy Cheek Ethridge Susan Gardner Farrar Martha Byrd Hamrick Jane Taylor Freeman
Jean Harvin Donna Hill Hendrix Charlene Northcutt Herring Susan Adams Howard Ann Limehouse Irvin Phyllis Land Mays Lynn Grimsley McElveen Catherine “Cathy” Whitaker Neeley Kay Allison Norris Nancy Patrick Pursley Mary Plyler Riner Jo Marshall Roper Jane Coffey Sandel Cathleen E. Shields Betty Anne Griffin Sloan Sandra M. Steele Lisa Haile Svetlik Mildred Suber Tyler Carol S. Vaughn Patricia “Trisha” Warne E. Lynn Weatherford Martha L. White
1972 Cookie Baker Adams JoAnn Taylor Brunson Lyne E. Bunch Janice Lineberger Carter Sandra Yarborough Connors Ellen Claussen Davis Jane Sheriff Davis Jeannie Jay Deering Charlotte Hall Fowler Marie Parry Freeman Lou Ann Gee Mary Ann Chaney Harris Josephine Hope Hewitt Deborah DuRant Hicks Sandra Williamson Hinson Jodie Huggins Hodge Kathy Tyson Horton Nancy Cummings Humphries Bette Jamison Inglett Nancy Craig Inman
Mary Margaret Judd Ruth D. Layne (D) Carolyn Snidow Leonard Emma Jeanne Regan McKenzie Joann Reynolds McKie Kathryn Turnage McKinney Deborah Howe Metts Lynn Fletcher Miles Carol Devine Miller Mary Leslie Hudson Parsons Anne Wannamaker Pate Sharon Plaxico Peery Robin Hoerner Porter Mary West Rambow Carol Hydrick Riley Ginger Pusser Rogers Marilyn Hendrix Shedlock Joyce Jones Smith Gayle Spears Sarah Legare Stuhr Juanita Wilkes Summers Melanie Moore Tanner Patricia Foster Thompson Margaret Herring Todd Barbara Bellows Ulmer Christine Edens Wiggers Karen Johnson Williams
1973 Karen A. Atkison Pam Inabinet Bailey Terrie Kilgore Ball Kathie Bozard Dianne Nash Barnes Elizabeth “Beth” Ripley Bryant Karen Farver Carter Jocelyn A. Clarkson Nancy Vaughn Coombs Nancy Sherrill Coster Tish Charlton Crumpler Sally Anthony Davis Sarah Ann Finch Mary Ann Brunson Foy Jan S. Gillespie Denise Corley Godowns
Lipscomb Family Presents Painting Honoring the wishes of the late Guy Fleming Lipscomb Jr. (1917-2009), his family has presented “The Gift Bearer,” an original painting by Lipscomb, to the College. With the family’s permission, the painting was featured on the 2008 Christmas card sent to Columbia College donors and alumnae. It was the second time the College was honored to feature the distinguished artist’s work on a holiday greeting. Lipscomb is remembered as a modern Renaissance man, whose long life encompassed a legacy of family devotion, athletics, science, business acumen, community service, and a passion for teaching and supporting the arts and education. Lipscomb was a cherished friend and benefactor and his generosity brought important opportunities to the College.
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Linda Wood Hoffmeyer Elizabeth Fridy Hopkins Becky Willingham Hulion Meredith V. Hyman Delores Lee Jordan Claire Mullen Kinney Carolyn Wienges Laffitte Sydnor Rosalie Laffitte Katherine Adams Lawson Rachel B. Lever Anita Hart Maness Donna Smythe May Sally Newell McLellan Penny Merritt Merriman Ellen Easterby Monahan Cherry Sprott Muldrow Sally Alexander Palmer Betty Roper Piper Kathy Aughtry Randall Edna Staubes Roberds Denise Elmore Schweizer Candy Crane Shuler Kaye Strother Beverly Wilson Sumner Edyce Brasington Turner Debra Anne Meares Waller Mary Allen Watson Susan Cone Wheeler Harriett Jones Wylie Rebecca Peeples Young
1974 Donna Wofford Askins Missy Wootten Aslund Ann Smyrl Avant Jan Oldham Ayers Jean Fletcher Aylor Gail Padgett Brewer Elizabeth Gibson Brockington Judy Jones Cannon Peggy Pinson Carver Sparkle Donnelly Cooper Dorothy Traylor Couch Beverly Williams Daniel Patricia Kay Deaton Jeannie Lister Dobson Toni Arnette Estes Rebecca Ricks Floyd Ruth Harrill Griffin Carol Stackhouse Hall Patsy R. Hammett Katrina Brown Harrison Ellen Dobson Henson Vicki Vassy Holler Ann Pridgen Howell Barbara Lollis Kirby Katherine Rudder Ligon Neva Nance Loftis Toni Berry Mace Barbara Baker Maxwell Jenny McCulloch Penelope May Nobles Alice L. Paysinger Ethel Cayce Pettigrew Carol Carpenter Sharpe Mary Ruth Allender Sizer Patti Ruff Smyer Mary Capitola King Sutherland Jennifer Johnson Todd Judith Ballard Waggoner Debbie Luther Watson
Donors Betsy Bearden Worthington Cathy Lindsey Zaniewski
1975 Margaret F. Altman G. Dawn Anderson Susan Bass Libby Dean Brissey Charlotte Stackhouse Broome Elinor Wylie Clarkson Wendy Wideman Corbitt Jerry Deloach Nancy “Lynn” Cockfield Susan Fisher England Maureen Smith Hamilton Debra Stewart Hester Andrea “Andi” Blakeney Hill Carole Dunaway Howell Suzanne Parfitt Johnson Paula Gilmore Kendrick Barbara Cato Knight Annette Williams Lynn Betty Erwin McDonald Suzanne Head Merrell Becky Mitchell Dorothy Blount Moore Georgia A. Perrin Rebecca A. Pruitt Mary Lou Guthrie Sawyer Gayle Johnson Wierzbicki Marcia Iseman Woodward
1976 Sara Calas Arrants Lynne Best Atkinson Mary Lou Moss Beasley Suzanne Berry Burriss Lucile Washington Coleman Gessner Snowden Dunn Ellen C. Fagan Vivia Lawton Fowler Jacqueline Scott Graham Ena Adi Hammami Melissa A. Hawkins Chris Cooper Holloway Mary Jay Holman Penny Phillips Kemp Dale Brogdon Lidikay Teresa Hubbell Mayes Kathy Watson McElveen Karen Griffin Mill Darcella White Pindar Victoria Eisele Premo Ginny Fulmer Sapp Rita Heape Smith Patricia Cheatham Vassy Mary Nicholson Walker Ann White Marsha Patterson Whittington
1977 Patrice Patterson Abernethy N. Kay Ayers‑Garren Kathy Corley Brown Ann Dickey Campbell Anne Humbert Carriel Susan Gibbons Dew Jean Ellen Duke Martha Craft Essig Linda Truesdale Girndt Martha R. Griffin
Karen Kelley Hall Patti Taylor Hinson Ann Davis Hunt Virginia Douglass Jones Rebecca Laffitte Patty May Long Judith Thompson Maloney Sally Stanton McCarter Kathy Rabb McKinney Jill Horton McMillan Elizabeth A. Phibbs Kathie Mahaffey Planton Jo Tindall Ringer Marthalyn Barham Schimsa C. Sue Hogan Tysinger Bonnie Bethea Weeks Lois Haight Zigrang
1978 Ann Kneece Amick Cecilia Psillos Atkinson Linda Lees Bettis Joni Miller Brock Nancy Truere Bryan Sara Phifer Burnside Elizabeth Shull Busbee Cheryl Caton Cook Betsy Adams Cooper Elizabeth Anne Hagood Craver Betsie Neely Forsythe Martha Tiller Foster Donna Pannal Glen Jane Jenkins Herlong Leeann Barber Lewis Cathy Hoefer McCabe Susan Council Montague Lisbeth “Beth” Light Moore Susan Wheeler Parker Virginia Kirby Schoonover Denise Andrews Shepard Cindi Henderson Smith Betsy Banner States Tina Poucher Stokes Dee Vaughan
1979 Susan Eubanks Anthony Donna Padgett Barth Sarah Shaw Benson Karen Rast Blackwell Theresa Jones Brantley Dorothy Pate Bridgers Helen Barrineau George Cathy House Mary E. Langley Thelma George Lockhart Lisa Jackson Mayes Shirley D. Mills Susan Mitchell Mary Rabon Rowell Claire Flowers Shell Gina McGrath Wagoner Mary Beth Watson Manheim Sandra L. Williams
1980 Margaret Robertson Ariail Kathleen Cohen Brand Donna Morris Brown Vivian Perry Clower Lou Ann Wilkes Coleman Pam Winchester Ellenberg
Rosemary E. Galt Lynn Dabney Hammond Kay Wright Harris Charlene Crouch Herlong Emma Lewis Jenkins Pamela Thompson Kloot Mary Jane Long Melinda Moody McGhee Norma Fisher McLean Susan Hodges Scott Jennifer Adcock Shingler Amelia Jacobs Smith Renee’ Sullivan Snelgrove Elizabeth Lawson Thompson Carolyn Rexrode Walters Beverly Owen Weymouth Mary Lynne Wiggs Catherine Buddin Williams Sherri Hunter Woodward
1981 Frances Whitley Amburn Myra O. Barton Tanya Garris Beshears Moo Gordon Brockington Sarah Eaddy Burbach Margaret Snowden Chandler Laurie L. David Kim Allen DuRant Malinda “Cay” Bates Heath Stephanie E. Holler Margery Jonte Mahoney Valerie Ellis Mobley Mrs. Kim Land Nims Harriet O’Neal Pauling Sally Harman Plowden Carole Lipsey Rothstein Denise Morris Seay Suzanne Addison Sheahan Beth Floyd Szostak Joyce Bley Thompson Amy Horton Van Doorn Julie Call Waugh
1982 Jane Foy Abbott Felecia Guinyard Busby Jan K. Butler Ann F. Cadle Connie Scott Cawthorne Euretha Scott Cooper Katherine Goodall Crosthwaite Susan Ellis Crout Josie Whigham Estes Cynthia Harris Gibbs Donna Ellington Gramling Barbara Anne Hiers Mickey Huffmond Mary Parson Hugee Victoria Justice Terri McCarrell Keaney Joan Warstler Kruger Nancy Lee Foster Kyre Donna Bishop Pace Suzanne G. Perry Linda Ashford Smith Jean Dunn White
1983 Patricia Lynn Sims Alexander Paulette Lowe Blake Gina Warren Buzby
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Sallie Covington Chester Elizabeth “Beth” Johnson Connelly Carol M. David Gail Rice Deal Deannie Watson Durant Deborah Brooks Durden Janet Pullen Farrell Rhonda Kleckley Gilliam Barbara Edwards Hudgens Barbara Miley Jaco Pamela Lowrimore Jenkins Patricia Koon Martin Kelley Stavrou McMillan Kimberly Love Meyer Margie L. Mitchell Lynn Stokes Murray Susan Kellett Nasim Amanda Clark Rainwater Cynthia Troxel Stall Angela Deason Sumner Donna Morris Watson Claire Goodman Watts Bootsie Harvie Wynne Tina Floyd Yates
1984 Avis Weathers Anderson Donnell Hornsby Boyd Melanie Holt Brannon Kellie Jo Brown Sara Hewitt Brown Tracy Sarratt Brown Martha Harris White Lynne Stewart Dillard Joy Thomas Dressler Stephanie Bouknight Eaddy Fran Thackston Glaze Valerie C. Goodwin Susan Newton Graebe Kimberly Campbell Hamilton Cathy Cobb Hanzlik Robin Johnson Jordan Annie Palmer Kelley Linda McKenzie Lamb Daphne Sutton Mahon Jean Anderson Mintz Emil Burns Mitchell Rebecca “Becky” Joyner Shirley Virginia “Chris” Simmons Mary Catherine Oates Stuckey Ruth Jarrett Taylor Mary Easterling Turbeville Marie Rawl Waldrop Andrea Lee Jerome West Terri Eaddy Wheeler Carol Bowman Wyndham
1985 Marcia Rushworth Beazley Gayle Mason Canaday Tricy McKay Cushner Addie Rutherford Fanning Carey Lee Hudson Leona Love Hydrick Donna Douglass Johns Elizabeth “Beth” Carter Johnson Kathy Salmond Key Lila W. Lancaster N. Lewis Lapointe
Donors Tracie J. Leonhardt Susan Hunter Lifchez Pamela Jordan Line Suzanne Bryant Lott Judy Kayton Lucas Patricia Miller Macaruso Kimberly Dunbar Rhett Ann Wessinger Satterwhite Tracee Stewart Simpson Sally Jo Smith Cathy Dunaway Thrift Denise Henry White Sherry Russell Williams
1986 Adreanne Atkinson‑Simms Susan Pruett Backman Amanda Johnson Boland Brenda Cauthen Burns Jane Hawkins Cauthen Sherry Harvey Crain Robin Green Delaney Janice Kelley Kahaly Susan Williams Kiser Alisa Kelsey Knox
Melanie E. Mullikin Melanie Swann Parker Sharon Waldron Rawl Sandra Joyce McDonald Wrenn
Teresa Stubbs McCurry Laura Jennings Mincher Rebecca Duffie Penland Alyson Duffie Price Susan L. Rabon Jacklyn Soule Smith Sandra Cobb Williams
1987 Kendall Epps Alexander Kristina McCall Blizzard Michele Poulton Fitz Lisa M. Buzzelli Jennie Chaplin Jacqueline Wilson Cohens Dolores Russell Ellis (D) Anna Dolan Foster Lisa Furr Clara Price Gestwick Virginia Cannon LaFitte Tina Farr Lindler Rose E. Mallard Susan “LeeAura” Updegraff Marcum Stacy Coleman Marcus Julia Smith McLeod
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Tammy Crolley Achziger Sara Salley Ardis Lynn Ullom Ballentine Martha P. Brown Marie Frye Lisa Sijon Hamberis Carolyn Ginn Juricek Julie Arseneau King Laura Benson Kuykendall Kay Woods Lewis Mary “Becca” Sutton Long Stephanie Sullivan Olsen Tammy Needham Peterson Janine Starkey Roberts Susan Steele Rodewoldt Elizabeth Schulken Karen Bull Shuler Trina Crews Tant Linda Wade Wells
1989 Kelly Hutchinson Berick Janet Chapman Bowen Michelle Faulkner Brown Kimberly Oakley Case Catharine Redd Chandler Amy Knierim Cline Valerie K. Flemming Robin Walsh Salonich Cynthia Tucker Hawks Susan Schmidt LeGrand Dawn “Denise” Pierce Ling Catherine Sandifer Matawaran Hazel Johnson Onunkwo Sue Jordan Phelps Michelle T. Rice Cheryl E. Stevenson Veronica Samaras Sutton Shirley Washington Williams Rachael Wilson Cranshaw
An active recitalist and composer, Weinberg’s works include “Celebration Fanfare” for wind ensemble, and compositions for dance. His “Salsa Suite” for flute and piano has been performed in international festivals in Peru, New Zealand, and Germany and is published by ALRY Publications.
1992 Tamala “Tami” Selke Bradham Ginger Smith Carter Angela Geiger Davis Honoria Lang Futrell Elizabeth Dovell Gilbert Julieanne LeJeune Humowitz Patricia Jumper Jeffcoat Victoria Poling Johnson Jennifer Rose Kellahan Mia Smith Kreimeier Susan Rheutan McDuffie Lea D. McQueen Holly Louthian Moore Michelle Cook Pittenger Janis Murray Powers Phyllis Brooks Pugh Katherine Carmichael Schafer Julie Ann Shelton Vanessa F. Taylor Tracy C. Wactor
Tandra Hatfield Alderman Sheila Post Bantz Emily Benton Black Tara Surratt Bobb Nancy Maples Cordova Margaret Anne Price Creech Claudette Steadman Cunnold Sheila Inabinet Davis Rebecca Robbins Derrick Cheryl L. Etheridge Elizabeth Hammond Joyner Susan LaRoche Kearns Janie Randall Kossak Alice Taylor Martin Stephanie Kennedy O’Cain Suzanne Hunter Precht Krista R. Ross Julie Milhouse Smith Shawn M. Stanton‑Carr
Heidi A. Beckwith Dawn Nalley Brooks Jennifer Bishop Cameron Sheila Wilson Crabtree Clair A. Craver Ann Russell Darr Charlotte Singleton Delavalle Jennifer Dunn Fluke Teri Wangler Grieb Kay Gustafson Hensley Kimberly Y. Honeycutt Pamela Barnes Miller Kimberly S. Montgomery‑Greene Jane Bishop Nevitt Mary Ann Schooler Owens Barbara Brand Poole Katherine J. Price Loren Twitty Ryan Emily Felkel Temples Meribeth Black Walton‑Moore Christina Cape Westbrook
Dr. Alan Weinberg, professor of music, traveled to Germany in July for the premier of his new work for Baroque and Blue. With generous support by the U.S. Consulate in Leipzig, Germany, Weinberg attended the premiere of his work, titled “Americana,” on July 17 at Schloss Neschwitz, Lausitzer Musiksommer and July 18 at Schloss Colditz. Weinberg says of the new work, “The main idea is that it reflects an essentially American melting pot of styles—anything from salsa to Appalachian folk music, or bolero to bluegrass to popular music. I think that’s what I would be aiming for in my new piece(s). And I think that coming to Germany would help carry on the important work of promoting international understanding and peace.”
Melanie Spivey Broadwell Dixie Culler Brown Kristel Whitley Causby Elizabeth Lovvorn Cornelius Tracy T. Folk Ann Riley Harmon English McGee Holland Malissa Bright Johnson Cynthia West Kennington Lara DuCom Kolb Lisa Kennerly Livingston Jannas Bennett Matthews Catherine Copeland Nordeen Jennifer Allen Patterson Gina Caskey Pendergrass Deborah Davis Renner Laura Wagnon Rivers Nancy Seay Sellers Mary “Misse” Routten Simpson Rebecca Williams Smith Kelly Smith Still Danielle Saunders Walsh
Kathryn Kaiser Allen Beth Bell Creech Kaki Burris Bowen
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Sophia R. Best Sudie Moore Clem Marie Cunningham
Donors Stephanie Eisenback Dabbs Holly Furr Adamson Marie V. Hightower Tiffany Leigh Sprinkle Hornsby Wendy Cook Keaton Carla Grant Kilpatrick Sonya Barrineau Monts Carla Lewis Moore Jennifer M. Morgan Ruth Anne Reeves O’Cain Amy E. Stoudemire Holly Rush Threatt Lindsey Dodson White Catherine Parrish Pickett Dawn Cook Zajk
1995 Elizabeth Harville Adams Enreicka Thompson Alston Mykea Foxworth Atkinson Heather Freeman Blackmon Tinna Hatcher Brashear Lita W. Brown Leah Chandler Campbell Elizabeth Foster Clarke J. Marie Duckett-Green Michelle L. Harter Deree Moody Long Jennifer Bryson O’Neal Lorraine Hicks Paxton Sandra A. Rouse Acacia Bamberg Salatti Mary Addis Shivar Deanna Parks Shuler Jametta Hodges Stewart Tara Williams White Rebecca Evans Willis Alissa A. Wise
1996 Zelma A. Bush Gretchen Morris Crosswell Jennifer Millsaps Feid Angela Nesbit Harris Cathryn “Beth” Ruff Jaeger Cara Caughman Lindler Bonnee Meacham Majzun Jennifer Handley McMillan Susannah Gaines Mount Emi Ohta Gloria J. Robinson Deborah Simpson‑Enlow Deanna Galiano Smith Sall A. Spires Amy R. Stapleton Andrea Ruelle Stark Anita McBride Tobiere Nina Mixon Vaughan Patricia Bush Williams
1997 Manisha Johnson Arceneaux Margaret Trimble Bjornsen Amanda Lipscomb Brewington Rebecca “Becky” L. Ellington Amy L. Garrett Tessa Simpson Gonyea Erin Medlock Goodwin Jennifer Grooms Helms Amy R. Murray Mary Richardson How Cynthia Knotts Katko
Regina D. Lemmon Amy Snyder Lott Iris Floyd Norris Traci Litwin Peters Carrie Scott Ramella Kimberly Atkins Rhoad Caroline Spigner Ropp Elaine Lengle Sandberg Rachel Rutherford Scurry Carrie Westlund Vereen Lauren Riley Welch Sarah Hayllar Wendell Christina D. Williams
1998 Jacqueline Keane Adams Brandy Snyder Brennan Katherine Milhous Byrnes Nicole Nelder Clark Amy Aubert Fling Jessica Worthy Gaines Gina Morganelli Haig Jutta W. Harrison Debbie Kneece Johnson Kelly Helfer Kissiah Joyce Rainey Koon Lori M. Mumpower Ana C. Oliver Elizabeth “Lisa” Suber Pappas Virginia “Ginny” A. Ricker Jenny Andersen Spearen Shemaine LeVasseur Thronton Angel Colburn Tindal Shirley Cohen Vazquez Ricki Hillis Walker Bethany Wilmore
1999 Hayley Driggers Bowers Monica E. Cagle Sarah H. Cross April Kelley Getz Jamila Harrington Hudley Iesha R. Jefferson Shauntae McLamore Johnson Jennifer Davis Lockhart Wanda Herndon Mahon Amy Usher Masincupp Jodi Jones McFarland Mamie Scott Pack Cassandra Henry Richardson Sarah Creech Robinson Sara E. Snell Keisha Dicks Ware Lindsay H. Gillespie
2000 Georgia Wilkie Anderson Suzanne Robinson Archer‑Brooks Mollie L. Bame Allison King Barnes Heather Hoesly Cook Andrea C. Drake Laurel Kennerly Eddins Akilah S. Glover Priscilla Cunningham Green Amber Berry Heape Joy Padgett Hiers Amy Roof Hoffman Heather “Crissie” Miller Kirby Brandon “Brandie” Davis Love
Virginia Startsman Elizabeth Barnes Myers Shannon Campbell Parsons Cheri Reynolds Ramsey Isabel Nicolau Still Brenda Hodge Wider
2001 Keisa Brooks‑Bacote Melissa B. Cunningham Jenny Henry Johansson Sheryl Beavers Lassiter Jenna R. Micklash Hilary Price Morgan Carlee McCartha Myers Jennifer Patterson McClary Jana Davis Porter Valeria A. Prince Renee “Beth” Singletary Melissa S. Tinsley Marlena Gordon Walker Kelley Boatwright Watson
2002 Christopher J. Burkett Brenda Curry Davis Cassidy Bailey Duggins Rachel Steppling Elger Margaret M. Griffith Jennifer Spivey Harris Lynn Hazel Terese Mayer Heaney Caimie D. Jensen Heather Black Long Crystal Loynes K. Amanda Potts Ruthven Julia Flemons Sampson Rachel C. Senn Amanda Leach Shell
2003 Leslie A. Bloss Kirby Byrd Boyce Samantha Singleton Bright Qwanetra R. Butler Emily Bennett Donaldson Jimmy Ellis Catherine M. Harm Josephine Robbins Jennings Tiffany D. Knowlin Hayley S. Lawrence Christin Teal Mack Debra L. Musgrave Shelby Cole Ritter Amanda Rogers Yenicek Harriet Smith Young
2004 Nichole P. Breton Sheryl M. Brown Allison Conley Byxbe Jennifer Goodwin Carpenter Nan Binnarr Carter Cassandra Cogburn Sarah A. Ford Tracy Jonte Kellahan Lauren Roy King Matlean Thomas Knotts Siyana I. Kukularova Charlene Floyd McDonald Laurie A. Mozley
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Erin Orren Phalen Wendy H. Platt Tomeka L. Pressley Rochelle M. Rombalski Rebecca Reynolds Santos Melinda M. Williams
2005 Alexis Murdock Bingham Joye Shields Coleman Lindsey Tiemeyer Davis Jacquelyn Johnson Regina Knight Vicki Oliver Krueger Stephanie D. King Amanda Anderson Mattson Rebecca Ann Kleinbach Melanie E. Neil Karen Engle Pan Sherry Rogers Rampey Caitlin A. Rylander Carol A. Shaffer Cordelia K. Wilson Margaret L. Zeigler
2006 Anna C. Amberg Allison McCormick Barrs Frances M. Bowden Shawanda L. Cobb Alexandria E. Fleming J. Claire Fowler Michelle Skinner Makarski Christina D. McCormick Katherine Taylor Melodee Woolsey Thompson Jennifer Pineau Tyree
2007 Kimberly J. Bailey Kimberly K. Bowers J. Winn Dadds Amber R. Davis Jo Ann Dieckmann Batina M. Feaster Magen “Nikki” Gillis Valerie Krueger Hite Michelle R. Killian Hilary K. Krueger Constance M. McLaughlin‑Drakeford Ellen Wooten Phillips Lavennia “Peaches” Goins Roberts Fatima A. Zeidan Diana Tarpanova Zink
2008 Amanda Dunn Bowers Sidra F. Brown Katherine “Katie” Damon Courtney M. Eason Danielle R. Gillard Katherine “Katie” E. Harsey Shelby L. Hoffman Alexandrina A. Koykova Chelsea E. Lee Amy L. Long Kristi L. Lord Angela K. Maselli Meagan M. McLaurin
Donors Catherine M. Miller Gwennette L. Morant Erin Watkins Rader Tamera L. Mack Anne “Caroline” Salter Heather M. Siegfried Sandra Hall Slowinski Amy L. Sugibayashi Amber L. Hodges Ray E. Williams
Kristen N. Juarez Emily F. Mack Jai‑Shirel W. Marshall Alisha M. May Carla Choate Norton Coley N. Ray Shaurnetta J. Russell Raphael Works Scott Tammy A. Wakefield‑Stewart Jack L. Wall
Claudia Herfurth Mary E. Hutto Clarice McGinnis Lathem Ossie Hamlett Martin Sandra Robertson O’Neal Linda McCord Schmidt Diane Coward Senn Helen E. Weed
Jennifer R. Adams Lauren I. Bach Jessica L. Baldwin Lateshia D. Beachum Margaret “Sherrod” Bridgers Quinn L. Brown Nikita M. Burks Cheryl M. Cockrell Marina R. Emory Sarah E. Haller
Lauren M. Causey Evelyn Finley Jennifer McGriff Jessica G. Sellers Krystal D. Toole
Jacqueline Keane Adams ’98 Teresa “Tessie” A. Andonaegui Suzanne Robinson Archer‑Brooks Lauren I. Bach ’09 Dr. Julia P. Baker Lynette Belcher Dale Bickley Alexis Murdock Bingham ’05 Pamela G. Bond Mr. James Bradley Jr. LaNae R. Briggs Martha A. Brim Dr. Mike Broome Rosemary E. Broughton Susanne J. Brown Dr. Tamara L. Burk Sandra J. Burke Dr. Christopher J. Burkett ’02 Nikita M. Burks ’09 Hope Bursac Kristen Busbee Jacqueline S. Campbell Mary E. Carlisle Bryant Carlos Deedra Clinton Howard M. Cook Harry T. Cooper Jr. Kathleen B. Coskrey Dr. Rowan D. Crews Jr. Gretchen Morris Crosswell ’96 Claude Crumlin Julia M. Cunningham Marie Cunningham ’94 Melissa B. Cunningham ’01 Lowell B. Cupps Kim Edwards Mary Edwards Dr. Mona R. El Shazly John “Randy” Epting Dr. Elaine Kirby Ferraro ’70 Dr. Joyce W. Fields Susan K. Gerdes Thelma Graham Virginia J. Green Brenda A. Greene (H) Thomas Hainey Dr. Christine H. Hait Tamatha M. Hancock Stranata D. Hargrove Michelle L. Harter ’95 Julie R. Hawkins Thad A. Henry Gabyann K. Hickman Joye G. Hipp Sarah L. Hood Dr. Laurie B. Hopkins Becky Willingham Hulion ’73 Mary E. Hutto (H) Dr. Charles M. Israel Wayne K. Jamison Rebecca R. Johnston John D. Jones
Faculty and Staff
HONORARY Helen Jeffords Barham (D) Cile Hunter Blanchard Brenda A. Greene
Salute to 90th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage
Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, was celebrated on August 26 on The Mall. To honor the courageous demonstrations held daily in front of the White House and in major cities during the Women’s Suffrage Movement, participants were dressed in white and some wore suffragette banners typical of the period. Leaders of C4, a communication majors club, read from important suffragette speeches, including those by Victoria Woodhull, Sojourner Truth, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. At the behest of Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) in 1971 the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.” The 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote, was the culmination of a massive, peaceful civil rights movement by women. The movement had its formal beginnings in 1848 at the world’s first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York.
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Dr. Sharon L. Jones Deanie J. Kane Stephanie McNulty Kelley Julie Arseneau King ’88 Joshua S. Kiper Dr. Richard C. Krejci Hilary K. Krueger Dr. Ned S. Laff Lin C. Lake Dr. James C. Lane Amy S. Lanier Clarice McGinnis Lathem (H) Dr. Doris G. Layton Sandy Leach Dr. Randy Lee Jackie L. Leverett Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91 Fiona Lofton Kyle B. Love Dr. Randolph D. Love Ray A. Lyerly Christin Teal Mack ’03 Paul G. Mandeville Consuelo Marmolejo Sophia Marmolejo Alice Taylor Martin ’90 Dr. Heather Matthusen Anna McClinton Dr. R. Tandy McConnell Jr. Linda McDougal Constance McLaughlin‑Drakeford ’07 Dr. Nieves A. McNulty David P. Medeiros Edward K. Meeks III Catherine M. Miller ’08 Germaine Montgomery James R. Morrison III Laurie A. Mozley ’04 Rebecca B. Munnerlyn Dr. Jason B. Munsell Jeremy Myers John L. Myers Sara L. Nalley ’63 Stephen R. Nevitt Amber D. Nix Dr. Lynne Noble Ana C. Oliver ’98 Dr. Sandra Robertson O’Neal (H) Dr. Adrienne M. Oxley Barbara Buddin Parker ’65 Barbara E. Parks Erin Payseur Tony A. Pickett Donna C. Quick Donna S. Raines Helen Rapoport J.D. Neil Ray Virginia “Ginny” A. Ricker ’98 Holly M. Riggs Lavennia “Peaches” Goins Roberts ’07 Dr. Hyman S. Rubin III Dr. Loren Twitty Ryan ’93 Dr. Linda B. Salane Carmen Salaz Dr. Howard P. Sanders Pete N. Saville Nicolette Saxon Dr. Madeleine J. Schep Dr. Roger P. Schmidt Patti G. Scurry Jessica G. Sellers ’10 Dr. Edward Sharkey Jr.
Donors Heather O’Neal Shelton Jeff Shelton Nick Shrader Julie Milhouse Smith ’90 Dr. Scott A. Smith Teresa Smith Brian Solomon Jamie Sopko Dr. James E. Spell II Dr. Leigh Ann Spell Dr. Mary L. Steppling Dr. Helen Tate Dr. Diane L. Thompson Dr. Karen C. Thompson Donna S. Turner Dr. Nancy L. Tuten Jane P. Tuttle Carol S. Vaughn ’71 Juan Venerable Dr. Ute Wachsmann‑Linnan Candy Y. Waites Mary E. Wall Jeffrey L. Washington Helen E. Weed (H) Dr. Alan Weinberg Brett M. Welsh Katie Welsh Dr. Tracy N. West Beth Westbury Dr. Ronald G. White Sylvia J. White Dr. Caroline B. Whitson Mildred “Mitzi” Winesett ’70 Marcy Jo Yonkey‑Clayton Mary Ann Young Richard Young Dr. John Zubizarreta
Friends of the College
June M. Alexander Anonymous Ariail Chapter Alumnae Club Mrs. C.C. Ariail H.B. Armstrong Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. Auld Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Michael D. Bailey Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Baldwin G. Reid Banks Mr. and Mrs. (D) Robert T. Barham (Helen Jeffords (H)) Lynn Tollison Barnette Keller H. Barron Mr. and Mrs. Jason Barrs (Allison McCormick ’06) Eileen J. Barry Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Bedell III Mr. and Mrs. William L. Belvin Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David A. Bendt Dr. and Mrs. Neal R. Berte Marjorie H. Bethea Reverend Paul A. Betsill Kevin M. Black Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Blizzard (Kristina McCall ’87) Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bode Jr. Annette H. Boette Suzanne E. Boodle Mary O. Bostick Leila Boulware Mr. and Mrs. John Bourne (Resel Gosnell ’69)
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff W. Bowers Jr. (Mary Sanders ’65) Mr. and Mrs. John H. Boyd Jr. (Chandler London ’71) Mr. and Mrs. Cholton “Reggie” Brasington Mr. and Mrs. Keith Brewington Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Brigman (Judith Baker ’67) Mr. and Mrs. Edward B. Brim Myra C. Bristol Mr. and Mrs. Furman Brodie (Jean Ingram ’71) James E. Brogdon Mr. and Mrs. John J. Brooks (Jane Castles ’58) Mr. and Mrs. B. Reed Bull Jr. (Nancy Felder ’66) Robert F. Burnett Mary Butler Shirley J. Butler Dr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Bynoe Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bynum Jr. (Anna Shuler ’49) Mr. and Mrs. David Campbell Cherry L. Canaday Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cannon Jr. (Kathryn Verdery ’55) Mr. and Mrs. Jody L. Caron Margaret D. Carroll Dr. and Mrs. William E. Carson (BettyJo Marsh ’60) Mr. and Mrs. Clinton A. Carter (Nan Binnarr ’04) Jerry Carter Central Florida Alumnae Club Charleston Alumnae Club Mr. and Mrs. C. Douglas Chavous Kay Kittrell Chitty Barbara Knox Cobb Celeste G. Cobb Columbia College Student Activities Columbia College Afternoon Club Columbia College Evening Club Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Commander Sr. Trahern Cook Reverend and Mrs. Baylis Corley (Barbara Dennis ’49) Mr. (D) and Mrs. L. Arlen Cotter (Janet Alexander ’56) Mr. and Mrs. John S. Creech (Tumpy Payne ’56) Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Mack Creech Dr. and Mrs. Jerry F. Crews Jr. (MaryAnn Smith ’59) Dr. and Mrs. Charles R. Croghan Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Cross Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus D. Crosswell (Gretchen Morris ’96) Colonel and Mrs. H. Grady Culbertson III (Julie Morgan ’67) John W. Culclasure Mr. and Mrs. Otis S. Culclasure Dr. and Mrs. Talley F. Culclasure Mr. and Mrs. Talley F. Culclasure Mr. and Mrs. E.R. Culp Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. Cummings (Mary Allen ’46) Barbara B. Darden Reverend Edward L. Davidson Dr. Craig W. Davis Dr. and Mrs. Kirkland W. Davis Sandra S. Delapp
(D)Deceased (H) Honorary Mr. and Mrs. William R. Delk (Janet Shuler ’60) Christine M. Demosthenes Lydia H. Howard Mr. Bryan Derrick Mr. and Mrs. Jefferson T. Howell III (Ms. Renee “Beth” Singletary ’01) (Carole Dunaway ’75) Mr. and Mrs. John W. Derrick Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Myron H. Hudgens (Delores Buddin ’60) (Barbara Edwards ’83) Mr. and Mrs. Hartwell C. Dew Asbury L. Hudson (Susan Gibbons ’77) The Honorable and Mrs. Thomas L. Anne Dickert Hughston Jr. (Mary Anne McLean ’62) Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Dorn Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bucky Huiet Mr. and Mrs. John Dunbar Mr. and Dr. Charles F. Hyatt Mr. and Mrs. Bethel C. DuRant (Jane Douglass Manning ’65) (Deannie Watson ’83) Thomas W. Irick Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Edens Jr. Christopher G. Isgett Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Edmonds Jr. Mr. and Mrs. J. Rhett Jackson Jr. (Susan Wamer ’66) Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Jenkins Joe Eichorn (Becky Risher ’59) Mr. and Mrs. Timothy F. Enlow Mr. and Mrs. Keith A. Johansson Rebecca A. Epting (Jenny Henry ’01) Mr. and Mrs. H. Parker Evatt Christopher M. Johnson Jeralyn K. Fallaw Mr. and Mrs. Bob Johnson Harriott H. Faucette Mr. and Mrs. C. Robert Jones Jr. Mr. Bruce Filler and Dr. Lilly S. Filler Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Jones John R. Folsom Mr. and Mrs. A. Hoyt Kelley Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Foster Harriet Kelsey Elaine Fowler Esq. Dr. and Mrs. William P. Kennedy Reverend and Mrs. Foster B. Fowler Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert King (Frances Woodle ’48) Kacey King‑McRae M. Sue Frazier Sally Kitchens Mr. and Mrs. Harry N. Freeman III Dr. and Mrs. Glenn W. Knox (Alisa Kelsey ’86) (Jane Taylor ’71) Marion A. Knox Sr. (D) Joe Fulton Susan W. Koch Mr. Kenneth E. Gaines and Mr. and Mrs. Troy H. Lamb Jr. Ms. Barbara J. Anderson (Linda McKenzie ’84) Ann Parker Gallop Mr. and Mrs. Gregory A. Lapointe Susan K. Glymph (N. Celeste Lewis ’85) Mr. and Mrs. Clifton C. Goodwin III Mr. and Mrs. Tom B. LaRoche Clarence Gramling (Frances Herbert ’62) Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Roger M. Gramling Virginia R. Lee Mr. and Mrs. G. Randall Grant Mr. and Mrs. Rutledge B. Leland III (Suzanne Stackhouse ’68) (Katherine Graham ’67) Peggy H. Gregory Horace H. Leysath Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Gregory Mr. and Mrs. Robert Licata Mr. and Mrs. Gerald R. Griffin Washington Street United Methodist Church/ Mr. and Mrs. Frank V. Grobusky Charles Pfeiffer Circle Mr. Van S. Gulledge and Kathryn W. Liverman Dr. Delores D. Gulledge Jerry C. Livingston Rae C. Hall Mr. and Mrs. Nathan C. Love Dr. and Mrs. George O. Hallman (Brandon “Brandie” Davis ’00) Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Hames Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Ladd G. Lumpkin (Llewellyn Hiott ’59) Margaret Lynch Marsha M. Harper Mary A. Mack Isaac Mr. and Mrs. Flynn T. Harrell (Anne Turner ’57) Madge G. Major Leslie W. Harrison Mr. and Mrs. Rick Majzun Trey Harter (Bonnee Meacham ’96) Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Hayden Mary N. Mandanis (Mary Hodges ’58) Mr. and Mrs. Philip D. Maness (Anita Hart ’73) Dr. Carlanna L. Hendrick Mr. and Mrs. Horace D. Mann III Mr. and Mrs. (D) H. Gardner Hendrix Debra K. Martin (Clelia Derrick ’41) Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Marut Walter C. Henry (Sarah Blackstone ’63) Dr. James H. Herlong Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mattox (Anne Brewer ’58) Nancy S. Hester Mr. and Mrs. Jacob W. McAlhaney Carol W. Hicks (Ethel Jones ’48) Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Hill Sr. Patricia C. McAlister (Jewell Powell ’60) Mr. and Mrs. James W. McCabe Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hollenbaugh (Cathy Hoefer ’78) Sherry B. Hooper Brianna McCluskey Mr. and Mrs. Lewis S. Horton The Honorable and Mrs. Joseph T. (Frances Moore ’66) McElveen Jr. (Kathy Watson ’76) John Hostetler Mr. and Mrs. James R. McGregor
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Donors Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. McGregor (Betty Ulmer ’51) Mr. and Mrs. Dewitte G. McIntyre (Jane London ’68) Mr. and Mrs. Tom McLean Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. McNair (Janice Suber ’59) Mr. and Mrs. Benson C. McWhite (Martha Ashley ’60) Mr. and Mrs. Chase A. McWilliam Bishop Marshall L. Meadors Jr. Nancy A. Means Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence J. Miller Jr. Barbara M. Mims Dr. Joseph S. Minus and Reverend Elizabeth C. Minus (Elizabeth Clyburn ’62) Mr. and Mrs. Edward V. Mirmow Jr. (Barbara Loadholt ’53) Mr. and Mrs. J. Joseph Mitchell Jr. (Emil Burns ’84) Dr. and Mrs. Peter T. Mitchell Dr. and Mrs. Reid H. Montgomery Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Moore (Marsha Steele ’70) Mr. and Mrs. James C. Moore III (Carla Lewis ’94) Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Moore (Meribeth Black ’93) Mr. and Mrs. Danny Moran Mr. and Mrs. George Murphy Jr. (Rebecca Kleinbach ’05) The Honorable and Mrs. Berlin G. Myers Sr. (Marlena Redfern ’64) Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Myers Dr. and Mrs. Jimmy Nasim (Susan Kellett ’83) Ann H. Nelson Mr. and Mrs. John Nims (Kim Land ’81) Gunn Bente “GB” Olsen Mr. William H. Orders Cassandra M. Padgett Dr. (D) and Mrs. Harris H. Parker Jr. (Susan Culclasure ’58) Mr. and Mrs. John Parks Mr. and Mrs. Glen Parsons (Selina Harmon ’61) Mr. and Mrs. Van H. Pate (Anne Wannamaker ’72) Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Patrick Jr. Dwight F. Patterson III Reverend and Mrs. Charles G. Pfeiffer Mr. and Mrs. Sam O. Piper (Betha Roper ’73) Anne C. Pittard Mr. and Mrs. Marion G. Pittman (Jane McClimon ’66) Mr. and Mrs. James M. Potts (Dixie Jordan ’56) Mr. and Mrs. Christopher A. Powell Karl H. Powers Mr. and Mrs. Dalton S. Prickett Dr. and Mrs. J. William Pugh (Carolyn May ’66) Mr. and Mrs. John V. Pugh (Rebecca “Becky” Baker ’62) Mr. and Mrs. William T. Putnam Dr. and Mrs. Robert S. Randall III (Kathy Aughtry ’73) Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Reeves Sr. (Anne Kizer ’63) Dr. and Mrs. George B. Richardson Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Richardson Romie T. Rikard Katrina S. Riley Harold B. Risher Aleth Ritter
Mr. (D) and Mrs. James C. Ritter Sr. John Ritter Mr. and Mrs. Claude L. Robinson Andrew Robson Mr. and Mrs. LeGrand A. Rouse II (Patricia White ’58) Mr. and Mrs. Alexander W. Ruthven (K. Amanda Potts ’02) Mr. and Mrs. John Salatti (Acacia Bamberg ’95) Mr. and Mrs. Flaminio Sanchez Mr. and Mrs. David M. Sanda Mr. and Mrs. R. Wade Sanders Jr. Carolyn Sawyer Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Scoggins Mr. and Mrs. Carl Scott Dr. Louise T. Scott Mr. and Mrs. James Selby John C. Sellers Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thurmond Grady Sharpe Sr. Joseph W. Shinn Mr. and Mrs. Steve Slater Mr. and Ms. Richard J. Slattery (Jenny McCulloch ’74) Nancy D. Slocum Mr. and Mrs. Billy R. Smith Sr. (Marilyn Hutto ’61) Dr. and Mrs. Jack M. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Smith II Dr. and Mrs. Selden K. Smith (Dorothy Gasque ’61) Mr. and Mrs. Selden K. Smith Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Sidney T. Smith Dr. and Mrs. W. Stanley S. Smith Jr. (Ann Terry ’64) Mr. and Mrs. Glenn D. Smoak (Shelby Watford ’59) Ltc. and Mrs. Allen S. Snell Jr. (Cynthia Lominick ’68) South Carolina Public Health Association Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Spann Mr. and Mrs. John W. Sparrow (Juanita Strickland ’56) Reverend R. Wright Spears Mr. and Mrs. Mathew S. Springs Shirley W. Springs Ida Crawford Stewart Mr. and Mrs. John S. Stith Mr. and Mrs. Sam W. Stokes (Frances Cole ’60) Dr. Roger Strickland Mr. and Mrs. J. Pat Sullivan Jr. Davie R. Surrett C. Alden Sweatman Jr. Dr. Rashmi Talwar Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Taylor Jr. Dr. Hildy J. Teegan Reverend and Mrs. T. Reginald Thackston Barbara W. Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Norman H. Thomas (Barbara Courtney ’57) Stacey Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Thompson (Mildred Missroon ’66) Mr. and Mrs. George Cameron Todd Jr. Jean M. Trice Mr. and Mrs. Ephraim Ulmer (Barbara Bellows ’72) United Way of the Midlands Margaret “Meg” Utsey Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Utsey (Margaret Wannamaker ’75)
Mr. and Mrs. Claude R. Vaughn Jr. Claude R. Vaughn Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Delton A. Vereen (Carrie Westlund ’97) Robert G. Waites Mr. and Mrs. Pope B. Walker (Mary Nicholson ’76) Dr. John T. Watson Dr. and Mrs. Michael C. Watson (Mary Carolyn Tatum ’53) Bruce T. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Gregory H. Williams Frank C. Wilson Sr. Kennetha Wilson Mr. and Mrs. Wayne K. Wilson Mr. and Mrs. J. Hubert Wood Jr. (Patricia Stone ’64) Princa M. Wright Marguerite R. Wyche Mr. (D) and Mrs. Roger “Dook” Wynne (Bootsie Harvie ’83) Mr. and Mrs. Johnny F. R. Young Mr. and Mrs. Melvin K. Younts (Dollie Isgett ’51)
South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities
South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities provides support to its member colleges. Gifts and grants from corporations, foundations, and individuals are distributed to member colleges by a formula method and by specific designations to particular institutions. Alwinell Foundation David W. Ames The Arkwright Foundation Vicki B. Arthur AT&T Atlantic Coast Life Insurance Company Bank of America Matching Gifts The Bank of South Carolina The Barnet Foundation Henry E. Barton Jr. Henri Etta Baskins William C. Beatty Jr. Charlotte J. Berry M. Malissa Burnette
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Byrd Family Trust C3Conferencing The Campbell Consulting Group Gary M. and Judy J. Cannon Susan W. and Jack A. Clifton Joan Sasser Coker Columbia International University Russell D. Cook Dargen Foundation Diamond Hill Plywood Company The Dickson Foundation Trip DuBard Eastman Chemical Company’s Educational Aid Program Elliott Davis LLC James B. Epting First Citizens Bank Sara B. Fisher Elizabeth A. Fleming Elaine T. Freeman GMK Associates Inc. Foundation Walter R. Griffin John V. Griffith Hartsville Oil Mill Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd P.A. Jon D. Holmes Mr. and Mrs. Randy Horn Jairy C. Hunter Jr. Ingram Innovations Inc. J. Thomas Johnson The Jolley Foundation William H. Jones Colleen Perry Keith Russell C. King Jr. Kohler Company J. Wayne and Tonya P. Landrith Hugh C. Lane Jr. Michael G. LeFever Joab M. and Ruth O. Lesesne Jr. R. Laine Ligon Sr. John F. Lomax Malloy Foundation Earl L. Mayo Jr. Kathleen C. McKinney McNair Law Firm B.C. Moore Foundation NBSC Norfolk Southern Foundation Phifer/Johnson Foundation Post and Courier Foundation John C. Ramsey Walter P. Rawl & Sons Inc. Philip N. Render Luns C. Richardson
Since its founding in 1854 by the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Columbia College has continued to build upon the spiritual values that inspired its birth. At the heart of Columbia College is a commitment to providing educational opportunities that develop students’ capacity for critical thought and expression, lifelong learning, acceptance of personal responsibility, and commitment to service and social justice. United Methodists from the South Carolina Conference have demonstrated an abiding interest in Columbia College. This year, Columbia College received over $390,000 from the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church to assist in underwriting student scholarships.
D ONOR S Ann K. Robinson Randall T. or Martha G. Ruble Charlie E. Sanders Jr. C.F. Sauer Company Sealevel Systems Incorporated Cleveland L. Sellers Jr. Edward M. Shannon III Minor M. Shaw Walter D. Shealy David E. Shi Showa Denko Carbon Inc. Smith Development Company A. O. Smith Foundation Southeastern Freight Lines Inc. The Spinx Company David J. Spittal Ronald O. Swinson Jr. David H. Swinton Timken Company Charitable Trust Henry N. Tisdale Andrew W. and Brenda S. Torrence Philip L. Van Every Foundation Vulcan Materials Company Claude M. Walker Jr. Evans P. Whitaker Tricia Wharton Whitener John B. Wilson Robert L. Wyatt Mitchell M. Zais
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Michelle Burgess’11 REC EIVES S AVORY AWAR D Michelle Burgess ’11, Honors student and an English major certifying to teach from Andrews, S.C., is this year’s recipient of the Savory Award. Michelle is the current Senior Class President. Two common themes throughout the nominations that Michelle received were her willingness to help others succeed, especially firstyear students and her unfailing love of her alma mater, Columbia College. Burgess says, “It is an immense honor to be the recipient of such a prestigious award. I’m still speechless that my peers thought me deserving of such an honor. However, I will say that I know in my heart that Columbia College has given me the very best education and preparation to become a socially conscious and productive member of society that I could have ever asked for.” The Savory Award is given each fall in memory of Dr. Jerold “Jerry” Savory, a long-time faculty member and academic leader at Columbia College, greatly admired by students, faculty and staff. Dr. Savory was recognized during his 26 years at the College for his commitment to personal and academic excellence, ethical leadership, spiritual values, and the well-being
of the Columbia College community. This award seeks to honor the Columbia College senior woman who most exemplifies the ideals that guided Dr. Savory’s life. It is a particular honor as it has been the tradition since 1993 for the class doll to be dressed to represent the recipient of the Savory Award.
Colu m b i a C olle g e W e lco m es Ne w C h aplai n a nd D i rect o r o f C h urc h Relat i o ns Reverend Roy M. Mitchell
Reverend Roy M. Mitchell, chaplain and director of church relations, assumed his duties at the College on July 1. Mitchell comes to Columbia from the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church, where he most recently served as the lead pastor at Lewisburg United Methodist Church. He also has wide experience in youth and young adult ministries. Mitchell’s duties as chaplain will include conducting the weekly chapel services, and providing pastoral care to faculty, staff, and students. In addition to providing pastoral care, the Chaplain works with student groups, faculty and staff to develop and implement a variety of opportunities for spiritual growth. Programs strive to be creative, diverse and ecumenical, including study experiences, interfaith dialogues, retreats, mission projects, and special conferences.
In his role as director of church relations, he serves as a bridge between Columbia College and the South Carolina Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He promotes support and understanding of the work of United Methodist higher education—specifically the work of Columbia College—through preaching, teaching, and visiting United Methodist Churches throughout South Carolina. Mitchell received his masters of divinity degree and masters of theological studies from Methodist Theological School, Delaware, Ohio, and his bachelors of art in psychology and child/family studies from The University of Tennessee. He is an ordained Full Elder of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. He is joined in Columbia by his wife Melissa and their two children.
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