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Greg Brewls

Drew Brown Drew Brown, Katherine Hedland 'BB,


Noreen Hobson '99 and Greg Brewis

Wind Ensemble Series: Concert II

Carolyn Reed Barril!

Chris Tumbusch

Drew Brown and Kevin F reitas '02

Artist Series: Lila Moe Memorial

3 p.m. Ticket proceeds to benefit the Lila Moe Memorial Scholarsh ip fund, which as­ sists women returning to college in the arts . Concert·

Nick Dawson

Loren J. Anderson, President

Paul T. Menzel, Provost David G. Aubrey, Vice President, Development and University Relations

Laura J. Polcyn '74, '79, Vice President, Admissions and Enrollment Services

September 30

Gottfried & Mary fuchs Organ Se­ ries: James D. Holloway Memorial Concert·

.3 p.m.

October 12-14*

November 20

Homecoming 200 1

Un iversity Symphony Orchestra

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Masterpiece Series: Concert II

November 11

Not'ember 27

Proud PLU Parent Day

Regency Concert Series: Camas

November' 12


September 23

Joni Niesz


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Pa rent's Council

December 4

Q Club Reception and Christmas

December S

festival Concert, Eastvold

Choral Series: Sounds of Christmas II

President's Christmas Dinner and

Student Series: Composer's forum


Free, no tickets Decembe/'12

Jazz Series: University Jazz

Octobe/' 9

Regency Concert Series: Lyric

December 13

Brass Qu intet

Jazz Series: University Vocal Jazz


Lutheran College Fairs

Piano Recital

Octobe,' 14 Choir of the West Reunion Concert,

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Erlend Tveite Lecture Series

Student Preview

Scandinavian Cultural Center

December 13, 14, 15

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Evening Shows

Xavier Hall Rededication


October 14-16 Board of Regents fall meeting


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Career Fair


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Living in Art: Paul Porter Remembered

Jazz Series: University Jazz

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On a warm, sunny first day of June in Boise, Idaho, 1 28 friends, colleogues ond family members of the late Brian C . Olson '83, teed off at Ban Bury Golf Club to honor his memory, and to roise money for both the Mountain States Tumor Institute [MSTI) and a trust fund established for Brian's sons, Daniel, 9, and Benjamin, 5 . Supported by many locol companies, the tou rnament raised $29,000 for MSTI education and screening for colorectal cancer and $5,700 for the trust fund . The fund-raiser included a silent auction ond lu nch ond was covered in the local media by Boise NBC affiliate KTYB. Olson's family was g rateful for the efforts. "B rian was an awesome ind ivid uol . He was truly loved," said his mother, Clarene Johnson ' 5 6 . "Brion had 0 servant's heart, and cared about people. This is a wonderful thing his friends hove done to honor that." Bob Olson '57, B rian's father, also attended the event. Bob said he was overwhe l m ed by the response of the com m u nity. "It was very touching to see how many people came out to honor Brian and raise money for this g reat cause," he said . "We knew how m uch he enjoyed the com­ munity, but the outpouring of emotion and su pport from his friends and co-workers wos so special. We know they really loved and miss him too."

l u s h , dynamic sou nd, the group show­ cased the skills of some of the leading women jazz artists in the Pacific North­ west. Num bers incl uded blistering bl ues, prog ressive and mainstream jazz, bebop stondords, swing , Latin and fu n k g rooves.

OPENING N IGHT: The Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra kicks off Jazz Under the Stars.

After each concert, Keck Observa­ tory was open for a public stargazing. Com plimentary star charts were distrib­ u ted at each performance. The observa­ tory on lower campus hos a 16-inch reflecting telescope and' five 8-inch tele­ scopes used to track and photograph asteroids for research . The free concerts, sponsored by Starbucks Coffee, KPLU, the m usic de­ partment and S u m mer Sessions, were held in the amphitheater outside the Mary Baker Russel l Music Building . David Joyner, PW's director of jazz stu'd­ ies, emceed most of the concerts. Perfor­ monces incl uded tenor sax Chuck Stentz (with David Joyner, Wayne Bliss, Maria Joyner), the Ryan Taylor Trio, Bil l Ramsay, FWM (Wayne Bil l a n d Frank Seeberger) and Jay Thomas.

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Family and friends af Brian Olson at the first annual tournament

Among those on the golf tou rnament organizing committee along with Brian's mother and father were his brothers David Olson '83, Knut Olson '90, as wel l as Mary (Boyd '8 1 ) Olson ond Todd Kraft '84 . Golfers included Robert Pedersen 70 and C h ris Jones 76. The second annual Brian C . Olson Memorial Golf Classic is sched u led for J u n e 7, 2002, in Boise, Idaho. Brian died of colon cancer on Nov. 2 8 , 2000, at age 3 9 . He was an avid sup porter of PLU and the Alumni Board, including serving as its president, since 1 99 1 . For information about colorectal cancer, visit calare ctal . htm

Stargazing and ian mingle at PLU Pacific Lutheran U niversity invited the public to hear g reat m u sic at its outdoor amphitheater, then view the stars at its state-of-the-art W.M. Keck Observatory. The Jazz Under the Stars program kicked off the first of six concerts in mid­ J u ly with a performance by the Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra. Featuring high inten sity jazz, tig ht harmonies and a

PLU has announced the speakers for this yeor's Fall Lecture Series. "We have a u niq ue g roup this year," said Paul Menzel, Provost. "They are all very sought-after speakers." Tuesday, Sept. 2 5 , Robert N. Bellah wil l present, "The Vocation of a C h ristian University in a Globalized World ." The event is this year's Heather Koller Memo­ rial Lecture, and wil l be held at C h ris Kn utzen Hall at 7:30 p . m . Bellah, emi­ nent professor of sociology emeritus at the University of California-Berkeley, is the author of "Habits of the Heart: Indi­ vidualism and Com mitment in American life" and "The Good Society." Bellah is also the recipient of the National Hu­ manities Medal in 2000. As a part of the 200 1 National Con fer­ ence on Religion and Science, John Pol king horne will present "Cosmology: Mind and Pu rpose Be­ hind the University" on Tuesday, Oct. 4 . Pol king horne, a profes­ Lecture Series sor of mathematical physics and cosmologist at the University of Cambridge, is the author of "The Quan tum World" and "Reason and Real­ ity." Also the author of "The Faith of a Physicist," Polkinghorne has had a longstanding intellectual interest in the relation ship of science and theology. The 200 1 Conference on Religion & Science wil l be conducted in interactive


distance video with Princeton Theologi­ cal Semin ary. Polkinghorne's 4 p . m. tal k a t t h e Col umbia Conference Center is free to all with a PLU ID or any student ID. For others the afternoon conference fee is $ 1 0. The teleconference seg ment, an oddress by theologion Wen tzel van Huyssteen , emanates from Princeton at 2 p.m . This year's Raphael Lemkin Lecture wil l be given by Mah mood Mamdani 7 : 3 0 p . m . , Thu rsday, Oct. 1 8, at the Scandinavian Cultural Center. Mamdani is the author of a noted recent book on genocide in E � st/Central Africo, "When Victims Become Kil lers." The endowed Raphael Lem kin Lecture is given annuol ly at PLU on some historical or contempo­ rary dimension of genocide. Kath leen Woodward wil l present, "The Faces of Shame," 7:3 0 p . m . Tues­ day, Oct. 30, in the Nordquist Lecture Hall, Xavier Hal l . Dr. Woodward is di­ rector of the Walter Simpson Center for the H u manities and professor of E n g l i sh at the University of Washington-Seattle. She is the author of n u m erous books, including "Aging and Its Discontents: F reud and Other Fictions" and the forth­ coming "Circulating Anger and Other Feelings." Roger Fouts will present, "Chim pon­ zee Gestural Language: I m plication s for Dorwinian Realities ond Cartesian Delu­ sions," 7 : 3 0 p . m . Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Scandinavian Culturol Center. Fouts is professor of psychology and director of the Chimpanzee and H u man Commu nication Institute at Central Washington University. He has been a part of Project Washoe since 1 967. His book, "Next of Kin , " was named one of The 1 00 Best Books of 1 997 by both the Los Angeles Times and Pu blisher's Weekly.



PLU a nnounces promotions, faculty appointments This sum mer, PLU announced promotions and new faculty appointments for the 200 1 -2002 academic year. Accord ing to Paul Menzel , provost, there were 1 7 ten u re track appointments: 1 2 are women, and three of those women are in academic fields usually lacking fe­ male candidates. "We're pleased with the increasing gender diversity," Menzel said "Our n u m bers are very good, com pared to other schools. We're also happy about the different training and experiences the new faculty wil l bring to PLU ." The new faculty appointments are as follows in the Division of H u manities: Claudia Berg uson, visiting instructor of Norwegian; Kathlyn A. B reazeale, assis­ tant professor of religion; Janet Besserer Hol mgren, visiting assistant professor of German; Maria J . Lig htner, visiting in­ structor of Spanish; Pau l Manfredi, In­ structor of Chinese; Deborah A. Miranda, Assistant Professor of Eng lish; Solveig C. Robinson, visiting assistant professor of Eng lish; Marit Trelstad, as­ sistant professor of religion; Helen T. Wil liams-Ginsberg, visiting assistant pro­ fessor of Frenc h .

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While the fall edition of Encore! (www. plu .ed u/encore) is arriving in early Septem ber, don't forget to check back periodically over the fal l . We' re now updating the page periodica l ly to keep current on PLU events. One cer­ tain update is in October, when we will provide news and photos from this year's Homecom ing celebration a nd Xavier Hall rededicotion_ If you haven't been to the Encore ! before, here's what we offe r - Web-only ar­ ticles, links to various PlU Web sites and information that supplements the articles in Scene. Fol lowing is some of what you will find in the Fall edition of Encore !:

Imagine seeing African doctors doing everything from giving baby inocula­ tions to treating car occident victim s to rem oving Guinea worms. Tom Poulson ' 80, a long with photog rapher Mike Urban, visited Africa for one month as a part of his investigative series for the Seattl e Post-Intelligencer: "Dispensing Hope: Bill Gates' G lobal Health Care Gamble." Link to Encore! to experi­ ence, Poulson's adventures through text, photos, and audio clips. Throug hout the fall, we wil l be u pdat­ ing Encore ! to reflect the news and events surrounding the reopening of Xavier Hall . Currently, you can see pictures, inside and out, of renovated Xavier Hall, and read information about The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran University : The Next Bold Step. In October, hig h lights and pho­ tos from the Homecoming weekend rededication will be posted . Read text from Phillip Nordquist's Heritage lec­ ture, see what the new smart classrooms and learning spaces look like, and read whot several people­ including students, faculty and PLU President loren J. Anderson-have to say about a revitalized Xavier Hal l . Where can I find contact information for faculty and students? Where can I find recent PlU coverage in the me­ dia? Is there historical information about PlU on l i ne? These are a few of many questions PLU students, parents and alumni have asked . E ncore ! looks at everyth ing from the basics to some compelling sites the experienced PLU web su rfer may have missed .

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New fac u l ty appointments i n the Division of Natural Sciences are: Charles Anderson, professor of chemis­ try; Grayson L. Capp, visiting professor of Chemistry; Donald E. Lacky, visiting assistant professor of mathematics; Jes­ sica K. Sklar, assistant professor of math­ ematics; Matthew J. Smith, assistant professor 01 biology; Jeffrey L. Stuart, associate professor of mathematics; Ying Tang, assistant professor of computer sCience. New faculty appointments in the Division of Social Sciences are: Veeda Gargano-Ray, visiting assistant professor of anth ropology; Kelly Goedert, assistant professor of psychology; Michelle Ceynar Rosell, assistant professor of psy­ chology; Priscilla Anne SI. Clair, assis­ tant professor of economics. The School of Business adds Su rjit S. Chhabra as visiting assistant professor of business and Fern Zabriskie, who received the appointment as Zulauf Dis­ tinguished Visiting Professor of Business. The School of Education appoints Matthew Barritt as assistant professor of education and Mardean Francis as vi sit­ ing assistant professor of education. The School of N u rsing appointed Marilyn Newcomer C u l p, Martha A. Driessnack and Bernadine K . Flynn as assistant professors of nursin g . Emily B. Mize was hired as clinical assistant pro­ fessor and recru i tment, admission, and progression coordinator for the g rad uate program of n u rsin g . The School of Nurs­ ing is also welcoming Gerd Melsaeter, dean of the Oslo College of N ursing, Norway, as their visiting international scholar. This year, PLU welcomes three visit­ ing international scholars from China: Lirong Pang, professor of Chinese lan­ g u age; Xuehong Tang as administrator and lecturer for international programs; and Chenguang Chang as an associate professor in foreig n languages. Also added to the fac u l ty this year is C h ris D. Ferg u son as dean of in'forma­ tion resources. There were also prom otions, effec­ tive in September 200 1 . Promotiofls to associate professor were : Raydell Bradley, mus ic; Joanne Li sosky, com m u nications; Lisa Marcus, English; and Steve Starkovich, physics Promotions to professor were: Edward .Inch, com m unications; Jon Nordby, phi­ losophy; David Seal, English; Deborah Tanneh i l l , physical education; and Bar­ bara Temple-Thurston, Eng lish.

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PLU students wil l study topics ranging from mothers in prison to youth suicide with grants through the S. Erving Severtson/Forest Foundation Research Fellowship Awards. Four research projects were funded for the first year of the progra m . Each student will receive $ 2 , 000 p l u s $500 for travel and other expen ses. Selection was based on the thor­ oughness of the proposal, abi lity to com­ plete the research, significance of research , certainty of publication and other factors . All research wil l be com­ pleted by May 2 00 2 . The recipients, their topics and fac­ ulty mentors: Eric Steiger, The Ideological Connec­ tions Between Radical Pacifists and Tradi­ tional Peace Church Members As Forged During Resistance to WWII Selective Ser­ vice Drafts, Beth Kraig, history.

Katie E. tuther, Parenting in Prison: I ncarcerated Women and Their Ch il­ dren, Joan na Hig g i n son, sociology. Daniel le Cook, An Investigation of Toddlers' Word Com prehension: A Par­ tial Knowledge Perspective, Wendelyn Shore, psychology. Berit Olsen, Youth Suicide: The Roles of Burden to Family, Individual/Repro­ d uctive Potential and Reproductive Po­ tential of Family Members, R. Michael Brown, psychology. A $500,000 grant from the Forest Foundation in su pport of the Campaign for Pacific Lutheran U n iversity created the Severtson awards, as wel l as a scholarship program for students in the School of the Arts in honor of Richard D. Moe, emeritus dean of the School of the Arts Severtson grad uated from Pacific Lutheran College in 1 95 5 . He was a longtime psychology professor and vice president and dean for student life from 1 987 u n til he retired in 1 999 .

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presented his paper, "On BuddhistReligion professor Christian Dialogue With the Natural Sciences," at the Haddon Conference Center at the Claremont School of Theology. Ingram focused his discussion on the Buddhist-Ch ristian conceptual dialogue in the natu­ ral sciences. Five new counselors have been hired in the Admissions Office-all are recent PLU graduates. During their first few months on the job, they have been learning a new perspective about all the work that goes on behind the scenes. If you would l ike to put a face with a name and see which territories each of our new counselors will be cov­ ering, please visit the Adm issions Web site www. You are also invited to stop by and visit any of the new counselors. The new counselors are: Lisa Dahlgren '0 1 from Soldotna, Alaska, who played basketball for PLU and was a communications major with a minor in busi ness; Stacy Coul son '0 1 from Florence, Colo., a sociology major with a minor in art history who also worked in the library and the archives; JooHee Berglund ' 0 1 of Battleground, Was h . , who majored in political science and English writing; Mokena Ogata ' 0 1 of Hawaii, a business administration major with a concentration in finance and Brian O'Hanlon '00 of Puyallup, a political science major with music and history minors.


The cam pus com munity is energized as the PLU 2010 : The Next Level of Distinc­ tion long-range plan ning process ad­ vances on sched u l e . Now in the final year of planning, the campus conversa­ tion shifts to Academic Distinction and Fiscal Strategies. The PLU 2 0 1 0 spring forums hosted by Identity/Constituency and Com m u n ity Commissions were a tremendous suc­ cess. Students, faculty, and staff had three opportunities to respond to back­ ground papers and related q uestions in facilitated dialogues surrounding four topics: Beyond the Lutedome; Lives of Service, Leadership and Care; Welcom­ ing a Diversity of Persons and Ideas; and Fostering Cam pus Con nections. Fi nal commission reports were drafted over the summer and are available on l ine. The F i scal Strategies and Academic Distinction Com m i ssions have com posed study papers and will engage the cam­ pus in dialog throughout the fal l . After­ noon sessions of the Facu l ty Fall Conference are dedicated to the notion of disti nctiveness and the commission wil l report their findings at a special meeting of the faculty September 28. "The i ssue of academic distinction has al ready provoked lots of talk, l ively analyses of strengths and challenges, and much effort to frame the things that make PLU's academic program unique," said Lyn n Beck, who is dean of the School of Education and member of the PLU 2 0 1 0 writing team. "This year I sus­ pect we'll focu s on going beyond who we are now to imagi ning who we want to be in the next decade." Following the Academic Distinction events the Fiscal Strateg ies Com mission will host conversations su rrounding u ni­ versity resources and also begin con­ structing the next long-range financial plan for the u niversity "The past year has provided a ter­ rific chance for the cam pus to engage in thoug h tful conversation s about who we are and who we're becoming," said Beck. "This year prom ises more of the same. To read background papers, final reports and to learn more about the PLU 2010: The Next Level of Distinction long­ range planning ,process visit:

PLU athletic director and Dean of the School of Physical Education WaS named the Division III West Region athletic d irector of the year for the 2000-0 1 school year. Hoseth, who has been athletic direc­ tor for five years, received the honor at the recent National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hoseth was one of 25 AD's honored.

PLU alum recently had her book, "At Home Afloat· Women on the Waters of the Pacific Northwest," co-published by the University of Calgary Press and the University of Idaho Press. Considering accounts written by Northwest Coast marine tourists between 1 861 and 1 990, Pagh examines the ways gender influences the roles women play at sea, the spaces they occupy on boats and the language they use to describe their experi­ ences, their natural surroundings, and their contact with native people. The text serves to make fresh and relevant links between scholarship in diverse areas of inquiry, such as Western Canadian and American history, femin ist geogra­ phy, post-colonial theary, and women and environments. Pagh will be reading from her book at the University of Seattle Nov. 2 .

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campus features New Diversity Center strengthens PLU's commitment to multiculturalism and an inclusive campus ncluding srudents, staff and faculty fro m different racial, ethnic, social and religious backgrounds is a cornersrone of PLU's mis­ sion. But some minoriry srudents have been wanting a place they can call their own. The D iversity Cen ter opened o n the lower level of the Unive rsity Cente r this fall. Ie replaces the tiny office in the Student Leadership and I nvolvement o ffice that the Mu l ticultural Resource Center used ro occu py. \Vi th some departments changing loca­ tions, s pace opened next door ro the coffee shop, allowing expansion. The new center is designed ro enhance PLU's commitment ro having a welcoming, inclusive cam­ pus. "It shows PLU's commitment to diversity and PLU's mission and dedication ro multicultur­ alis m," said Eva Frey '95, associate director for multicultural affairs. "We want to provide a sense of owners h i p. I f you are a student i n an underreprese nt e d group, we need to create an envi­ ronment that is welcoming and inclusive to you." Students believe having a dedicated diversiry center will help draw and keep students of color. It has long been a goal [0 have a larger, more perma­ nent home. "If you want ro attract students to a place, you can't JUSt show them an office," said LeAnne Jones, ASPLU's diversiry director.

The center allows more room for the i ncreas­ ingly diverse groups on campus ro meer. Organized groups now include: the Korean Club, Hawaii Club, Asian Pacific Islander Club, B . L.A.C.K.@ PLU, Puentes for Latino students, Harmony for support­ ers of gay and lesbian students, the Feminist Student Union, the D iversiry Coali tion, Norwegian and other international srudent groups and social activists. In addition, the university'S fo ur diversiry ad­ vocates-students chosen ro provide leadership support and resources to studen ts-wi ll h ave more room to work. "It will provide a specific, dedicated space for collaboration and cooperation with other campus organizations," Frey said. The Diversity Center i n tends to work closely with other groups like the Women's Center and I nternational Programs. The u n iversity seeks to cultivate an inclusive environment that teaches people to see differences as opportunities to expand their cultural horizons, accept diverse perspectives as a ref1ection of the complexity of our world and recognize the un iver­ sal i ty of diversi ty. That includes people of d i fferent ages, physical ability and sexual orientation. Many new programs and events were held last year, and the opening of the D iversiry Center prom­ ises more exciting and i n formational activities this year as well.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY: Eva Frey direc:tor for multicultural affairs.





PLU-Namibia connection still strong -after 15 years BY




rom a small, desert-covered country i n southern A frica comes o n e of t h e more inf1uential groups o f PLU graduates. Early this summe r Edwin Tj iramba '93, director of i nstitutional development and Louisa Mupetami '92 , director for the Center for En trepreneurial Leadersh i p (both at the Polytech nic of Namibia, Windhoek), returned [0 Washington. They had two main reasons to return: to tell their i nspira­ tional s tories to the Lutheran chu rches that sponsored them, and to continue learni ng how to bring educational development ro their universi ty. The Namib ian Student Project at Pacific Lutheran Universiry was born in 1986, after two

INSPIRATIONAL RETURN: Edwin Tjiramba '93 and Louisa Mupetami '92 during their recent return to the Northwest.

Lutheran bishops from Namibia-a country of 1.7 m i llion people northwest of South Africa with a 50 percent Lutheran population-requested support to educate young Namibian native leaders. Opportunities did not exist for black Namibians to receive a baccalaureate degree in their country. At the time, Namibia remained un­ der the i llegal rule of South Africa-and the oppressi o n of the apartheid movemenr. In August 1 986, Ron Tellefson, who had served as u n iversity pastor for 10 years, was on a sabbati­ cal. He asked President William Rieke how he could serve the u niversity during this three-month period. "President Rieke asked me if! could raise $50,000 [0 bring a student from Namibia to PLU." Tellefson said. "And I believed we could do that." With the support of PLU, Tellefson set our to raise the money. Over thre e months, more than $335,000 was pledged from 55 congregations of Region 1 (Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho & Alaska) of the ELCA. This financial support ulti­ mately enabled eight Namibians to attend Pacific Lutheran Univers i ty. Tellefson was soon after i n­ vited to become a development director for PLU. The PLU/Namibia program blossomed from there. "You never know what impact a program will have. You start with an idea and h ope for the best," Tellefson said. "As we can see now, it worked out wonderfully."

It has been a decade s ince the first N:lmibian student first graduated from PLC. :ll1d the success of the students, in addition to Tjiramba and Mupetami, speaks fo r i tself: The fi rs t student, Kuuva Kongeli '91 is head of Namib ia's forensic lab, investigating homicides and other crimes; Kauna (Ben) Shingenge '9 1 was re­ cently appoi nted first secretary of the Namibian delegation to the United Nations i n New York; Eva­ Liisa ( Kafidi '92) Shilamba is a mother and is now working i n the area of health care instruction in Namibia; Penda Naanda '92 works fo r office of the foreign ministry in Windhoek; Lahp lvIbango '94 is a special reporter for Namibian B roadcasting Corporation, travelLiJ1g extensively with Nami bia's president; Thomas Shikongo '95, the latest Namibian to finish at PLU, is an educator and school principal in Northern Nami bia. Although TeIlefson is retired from PLU (he heads E nrichment Minis tries with his wi fe, Eileen), he hopes that more Namibia. n students can come. He envisions a pwgram where students would spend their first twO years at Highline Community College (the Des l'vloines, Wash . school has a Namibian program), and their last two at PLU. "It has been great working with these people" Tellefson said. "To s e these students learn, and bring their skills back to Namibia, is truly inspi ra­ tional."

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Revitalized Xavier poised to open its doors flY D R E W



o meco ming 200 1 will be highlighted by the rededication of Xavier Hall, a celebra­ tion that concludes a $5 million effort that began in September 2000. The renovation is the fi rst of three capi cal projects ro be com pleted as part o f The CampaignIor Pacific Lutheran University: The Next Bold Step. Future projects include the reno­ vation of Eastvold Auditoriu m and the new Center for Learning and Technology. The phn wasn't merely to re model Xavier-the main o bjective was ro give Social Science faculty and s tud ents improved facilities and the very latest in supportive technologies. The belief was a con­ tempo rary tcachi ng-learning space wou ld o p timi ze collabo rative learning. You wo uld be hard-pressed ro find anyone more excited about this goal than David H uelsbcck. dean of �ocial sciences. "We can't wait ro move back in," Hue lsbeck said. ''It will make both teaching and learning a lot c:tsier." H uelsbeck is most excited about the new archeology and anthropology lab. "We now have more than just s pace," Huelsbeck said. We have place ro wor k with archeo­ logical samples, a place for the collection of field notes, a place to srore and display materials and a separate area co keep our rools."

Along with the new lab, Xavier now has semi­ nar rooms for srnall classes, a room fo r larger classes and conferences, renovated bay windows, new collaborative learning spaces, two "smart" classrooms that allow fo r computer i n teraction and satellite downli nks, a map room, th ree faculty of­ fice wings and 38 refu rbis hed faculty offices. Formerly the university library, Xavier Hall was built in 1 937. With the Xavier Hall project complete, PLU looks ro celebrate this acco mplis hmenr and honor the genero us suppOrt of donors that made the revi­ talization possible. The Homeco m i ng weekend celebration will begin in Xavier Hall at 2 p.m., Fri­ d ay, Ocr. 1 2 , with the annual Heritage LectLlre. This year's lecrure will be given by PLU professor and un iversity hisrori an, Philip Nordquist '56. After a lead gift and challenge by Bob G omul kiewicz '83, friends and family of Nordquist raised money ro renovate the old "reading room" of the o riginal library b uild ing and dedicate it in honor of his many years of service. The lecture will take pLace in the Philip A. Nordquist Lecture Hall. The dedication of Xavier Hall will begin in worsf'\ip at University Congregation, II a.m. Sun­ day, Ocrober 14 in Lagerquist Hall of the Mary Baker Russell Music Center. The service will pro­ ceed o utside of Xavier Hall.

S T E P I N S I D E : T h e Philip Nordquist Lecture H o l l in the renovoted Xovier Hall

There will a p icnic luncheon (reservations can be made th rough the alumni office) and rours throughout the buildi ng. The classrooms wi l l be active for the rours, meaning representatives will be in each roo m demonstrating the equipmenr. "Inside and o u r , the buil ding is better," H uelsbeck said. " Everyo ne's getting out o f the renovated Xavier Hall the best of the old, and the best of the new."




Building a holiday traditlon: Yule Boutique turns 30 BY


H E DLA N D '88

Thiny years ago, they were the wives o f faculty members selLing goodies on card tables in the Uni­ versity Center. Today they make u p the PLU Women's Club and run a professiol1al, successful Yule Boutique that has g'nerated hundreds of thousands of d o llars for schol:trships for PLU stu­ dents. "\,\/1" s tarred o ur with a table in the CK," aid A n n Miller '86, recently retired associate d i rector of the Health Cenrer and a former president of the organization. But after Gloria Pederson '42 saw a flea market at the Universi ty o f Puget Sound, she decided PLU should step up its efforts. " '" r

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CONTINUING TRADITION: Longtime organizers of the annual Yule Boutique, Alice Govig, (lEFT] and Gloria Pederson '42, pose in their a u thentic Scandinavian outfits.

"I Just wanted ro do something better than UPS," Pederson said with a laugh. They did-and kept on doing it. The 30rh an­ nual Yule Bout ique will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p . m . Saturday, Nov. 1 7, i n Olson Auditorium. A $3 do­ nation is suggested, but PLU students are ad mi tted free. The first official Yule Boutique was neld i n 1 97 1 i n Memo rial G y m with booths fro m 2 2 o rga­ nizati ons and homemade lefse and other Scandinavian treats fo r saIe. Now, more than 1 00 carefully selected vendors sell their handcrafted items at Olson. Peo ple fondly recall the early Yule Boutiques, the personal feel and ho memade food. Tighter heal th regulations and increasing :ttten­ dance forced some changes over the years, like having Dining Services prepare the refresh ments rather than having volLLnreers b ring them in from huge at-home baking parties. \Xiith change came even greater success. As the bou tique raised more money, Miller proposed es­ tablishing an endowmcnt to make sure the scholarships were always available. Since then, the endowment for student scholarships has grown to a market value of $280,000. "I think ir's something we can build up and keep going forever," said Lynette Cubbage, who is i n charge of contracting with vendors for the an­ nual sale. The founders of the group have changed with the times, adopting a more modern name and reaching out to other wo men in the PLU commu­ n i ty.

"[n the 'old days,' it was SOrt of expected that you join if yo ur h usband w:ts a facu lty member," said current President Alice Govig. Every year, the members o f the club would vote on whether to have another bo utique the next year. Eventually they voted to continue the boutique unless anyone brought up the vote again. Th at's a relief to those shoppe rs who make rhe Yule Boutique a regular pre-holiday srop. This year, there will be new vendors, along with old fa­ vorites. Bronn Journey will play the harp, and other musicians wi ll pe rform. While there is still a Scan­ di navian sIan t ro the boutique-noted by the authen tic cos tumes some organizers wear-the boutique o ffers all k i nds of specialty i tems, from stai ned glass and woodwork, to Ch ristmas orna­ mentS and homemade soap. "There are several groups who meet up at the Yule B outique," said Anita Christian '59, the long­ time chairwoman of the boutique. "It's a tradition." There's a strong conti ngen t of supporters that make the Yule Boutique a su ccess. "[ th i n k we've all held every office," said Helen Nordquist '57, another longtime organizer who works for PLU Develo p ment. "After you do i t as long as we have, you Just k now things will fal l inro place," C ubbage said. "Each person does their own thing and it works."


Real world practice: PLU professor Greg Guldin takes anthropology international BY




The day after M ay finals, G reg Guldin was doing the same as most PLU p rofesso rs-grading papers. The only difference was that Guldin was grad ing his on a plane to Beijing, ready to put his teach ing of app lied anth ropo logy i nto p ractice. H e is often hi red as an anthropological consultant. Guldi n's newest project has h i m working for the Ch i nese M i n istry of F inance. He was h i red by the mi nistry as its i nternational consultant (with a team o f four C h i nese consul tants) to i nvestigate why the anti-poverty funds are not effectively get­ ting to the households of China. "This is what applied anthropology is al l about," Guldin said. "Taking academic knowledge, seeing how it is useful, and applying it to help make l ives better." Gul d i n, who has been at PLU since 1979, has been an i ntegral force in developing the subject of anthropology. H e hel ped professor Laura Klein establish an anthro pology dq.Jarnnent i n the early '80s. Then abour 10 years ago, Guldin starred working as an applied anthropologist-a profession that turns academic anthropology inED real-world practice. The most recent result is a class called A p pl ied Anthropology, which specifically explores the uses of the anthropological app roach in im­ p roving human conditions. "What we do here is at the heart of PLU's mis­ sion, to educate for lives of service," he s aid. G ul d in's own Jewish tradition of " living and work­ i n g to make the world a betrer place" makes the p rogram and phi losophy at PLU a perfect fit. One way Guldin is making the world betrer has been his consultation fo r the Washington Stare

"I take the material I teach in I ntroduction to Anthropology, and make it accessible to ou tsiders," Guldin said. "A lot of it involves the same things I teach my students: observe, listen, interview, and research." More i m portant than consulting is the teach­

CONSULTING CHINA: PLU Professor Greg Guldin (MIDDLE} in front of the famous Shaolin Temple in North Central China, along with other consultants and (FIRST 01'; l: ' j a representative of the Chinese Ministry of Finance.

School Directors Association. For five years, Guldin has worked with the association on multicultural education, organizing training work­ shops, improving test scores among eth nic groups, helping lessen the negative i mpact of poverty on learning, a.nd solidifyi ng policy on state/church separation issues in the classroom. Guldin also has been involved with the envi­ ronmentally and socially susrainabll' dl'velopment division of the Wo rld Bank in China. When the World Bank needs to assess tbe impact of a pro­ posed project on people's lives, or cultural conflicts arise within a company that requests assistance, G u ldin is brought in. H e also uses these same con­ cepts at home- G uldin recently worked with rural \,,(/ash i ngton state police deparrrnents in how they handle si tuations, especially wi th migrant workers from Mexico and Southeast Asia.

i ng. One of the fu ndamental reasons he is at PLU is it's a university where he can help give students skills needed to ap ply learning to the world outside the classroom. "Parents should be concerned with wh ether their children are learning to write, collaborate and think independently and analytically," Guldin said. "That is more i mportant than the major." Guldin also believes that si nce doing his ap­ plied work, his teaching has i mp roved significantly. "If you emphasize skills in context, the skills will last," Guldin said. His wealth of experience proves how and why applied anthropology is so essential. Along with teaching and consulting, he i s also a writer. His latest book, "What's a Peasant to Do? Village Bccoming Town i n Southern Chi na" was published in December. G uldin's experience has not onl y given him great opportunities, but the ability to bring the global community into the classroom. "I appreciate a school like PLU that allows a teacher to have a ful l commitment to students while being able to consu lt and wrire," Guldin said. "It's great having the opportunity to bring my ex­ periences back i nto the classroom."

Award, program mark new era in Norwegian education BY





LU professor Audull Toven received a p resrigious award fro m the King of Norway the same day friends of the Norwegian American communi ty were in troduced to an innova­ tive international program taking shape at PLU. Knut Vollebek, No rway's ambassador to the U.S. and former minister offoreign affairs, presented Toven, associate p rofessor of Norwegian, with the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit o n behalf of King Harald. Toven now holds the title Knight of the First Class. The award was presented at a special evenr sponsored by the World Trade Center Tacoma. The ambassador recognized Toven fo r intro­ d ucing an entire generation of students to Norwegian culture and politics. "He is a person who has conrribu ted tremen­ dously to Pacific Lutheran Universi ty and Norway," Vollebek said. "He is one of the most dedicated goodwi l l ambassadors for Norway on the West Coast. The Norwegian authoriries are very grareful fo r all the work Professo r Toven has done." "I am deeply honored," said Toven, who has tirelessly worked to expand the Scandinavian Stud­ ies program at PLU and helped fo und the Scandinavian Cultural Center on campus. H e was born i n Norway and j oined the PLU faculty in 1 967.

PLU President Loren ]. Anderson praised Town's years of service to PLU and to Norway. "Flashes of brill iance and moments of grearness are within the reach of each of us, b u t a sustained com­ mitment like his is remarkable," Anderson said. Celebrating the 1 00rh anniversary of the Nobel Prize, the :unbassador spoke of the importance of, and Norway's commi tment to, ac hieving world peace. Anderson sai d PLU's respecr fo r the Norwe­ gian philosophy of peace and philanth ropy is one of the factors driving the p roposed p rogram fo r the s tu dy of rhe Scandinavian approach to democracy and development. The ambassador spoke at an event in Seatrle rhat resu lted in donations and pledges totaling $ 300,000 over the n ext five years to fu nd ir. The new PLU p rogram will be commi tted to study of rhe Scandinavian ap proach to global peace, democracy and development. Through the program, scheduled to begin in the 200 1 -2002 school year, PLU will partner with Hedmark Col­ lege i n No rway and the Un iversity of Namibia (Africa). The program will give students and faculty from all th ree institutions opportunities through study-abroad p rograms and other channels [() work with and st udy in ternational develop ment in all three nations.

"Our dream is that sometime in the next cen­ tury, we might offer you a candidate for the Nobel Prize as a result of this initiative," Anderson said. The events were made possible with the help of two PLU al ums who are also Norwegian. Kim Nesselquist, '83 is vice consul in Seattle, and Andreas Udbye '83 i s the new d i rector of the World Trade een tel' Tacoma.

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with Knut Vollebek, Norway's ambassador to the U.S., and PLU President Loren J. Anderson at the ceremony honoring Toven.

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"I've been [0 [00 many meetings," Foege says, without re­ sentment, but rather with pu rpose. " \Ve sometimes ;]re satisfied with meetings. We need action." Foege, a member of the PLU Board of Regents, h;]s known this feeling many times before, starting four dec;]des ago with questions over his p roposals to eradicate smallpox by cont;]in­ ing the outbreaks. " I found myself frequen tly set up for debate abo ut whether this was poss ible. I remember thinking in the '60s that this is a terrible waste of time-[O be debating whether this c;]n be done when we could be out doing it." Foege and his colle;]gues employed his containment tech­ niques in I ndia, leading [0 the declJ.r;] tions th;]t smal lpox was gone-the first contagious disease elimi n;]ted by deliberate public health J.ction. Foege, 67, has been [a rcing action ;]nd forming partner­ ships on crucial p ubLic health issues for years. After the successful smallpox containment, h e went on [0 lead the Cen­ ters fo r D isease COntrol. While there, he forced drug companies to warn that aspirin may cause the sometimes deadly Reye Syndrome, reacted quickly [0 alert women to the dangers of [Oxic s hock syndrome and saw the firs t caseS o f a frigh tening new contagious disease in the early '80s: AIDS.

H e has also been executive d i rec[Or of the Carter Center-a nonprofit public pol icy center founded by Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter, established [0 fight disease, hunger and poverty. H e also works as a facu lty member at t h e School o f Public H ealth at Emory Un iversity in Atlanta. Now, when h e planned [0 be approaching retirement, Foege is entrenched in what he predicts will be the most im­ portant advance ever in global public heal th. As a senior adviser to the Bill & Meli nda Gates Fo undation, he is on the fron t l i nes of the most i ntense battle for global health ever un­ dertaken. With the fo un dation's commi tment, Foege says resources-and money-are available l ike never before. "There has nor been anything l i ke this in my lifetime," Foege said with a broad smile. "A hund red years from now when people look back they'll say the turn of the century was really the beginning of equity in global health, and the t\vo people responsible for that are Bill and Melinda Gates." Tho ugh some initially questioned the motivation behind Gates and h is o ft-maligned M icrosoft, Foege says the commit­ ment is unprecedented. "They've energized this field and pricked the conscience of government. I had no idea their personal commitment would go beyond the resources. They don't j ust write checks. They're personally involved. This is what they talk about at home now." One of the other thi ngs Bill and Melinda Gates h ave d o ne is encou rage others to give-and to research. "It has given hope to the whole field. I see people working at a level I've never seen before."

From PLU to t he CDC , public health became Foege's mission

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EARLY PROTECTION: Seven-week-old twin boys receive the oral polio vaccine at a clinic in Nigeria .

As an un dergrad at PLU, Foege didn't plan h is fu ture. But h e knew early on he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his hero , Albert Schweitzer, the German p hilosopher, doctor and h umanitarian who did g roundbrc.aking health work in Africa. Foege, who stands 6-feet-7-inches with o u t being the least b i t intimidating, is recognized worldwide as an expert, but he gen u inely doesn't seem to l i ke to talk about h i mself, his moti­ vation o r his successes. H e does so only to spotlight the important health issues facing the world, to get others to take notice. And his conversation is pepp ered with the names-and he p rovides the correct spellings-of those who have h elped and i nsp ired him along the way. None of this happens because of one person, he emphasizes, and he credits PLU fo r much of h is s uccess. "I t's sucb a nice p lace to get an education. People who go there do not appreciate how good it really is," Foege said. " I went to UW, to Harvard, and it took me a while to rc;]lize some of the best teachers I b ad were at PLU." W h i le in medical school at the University of Washington, h e worked with Rei Ravenholt, a former epidemiologist fo r the Seattle/King County H ealth Department, who nudged him toward public health.



Wi l l i a m Foege '5 7 h e l ps lead Th e Gates Fo u n d at i o n's fi g h t fo r eq u ity i n g l o ba l p u b l ic h ea l t h .

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problems caused by con­

don'r rake my PLU educa­

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raminated water, mostly the

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awful G u i nea worm, which

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Paulson h o p e s his work

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medical adviser, says he h as

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evidence Paulson's work was

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gave $750 mil lion to create a

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people who were reall)' suf­

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Hopkins Universi r}'. He

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gave his mentor an award.

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MEASURING UP: A village health care worker with the Carter Center's Global 2000 program uses a makeshift yardstick to measure height, which determines medicine dosage.

Foege firsr wen t to I ndia as a Peace Corps physician in

"This was h istoric,"

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abou t this," Paulson said.

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Pau lson credits his science and writing professors at

eradicarion of small pox in which he determined it was pos­

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PLU with giving h i m the

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fo undarion for his career.

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rhe state o f health there.

and con tain ment p l an that h ad haired an ou tbreak in Nigeria a few years earl ier. Even tually the program became so massive,

"It was an eye-opener for it changed mc. I came back

pox cases. It worked, and Foege earned the trust of the glo bal

realizing we have nothing co

health com m u n i ty.

complain abour. The people

celebrate because it seemed thar was a sign of surprise that this co u ld be done," he said.

Advances curb some diseases, but millions remain at risk or die worldwide When Foege first s t arted in the field 40 years ago, the po­ l i o vacci ne was relatively new, and millions of c h i ldren were dying from rhe measles. Today polio has been nearly wiped our, and meas l es deaths have dropped from three million to one m i l l ion, thanks to vaccines. And now, the hepar itis B vaccine, given to chi ldren, is helping prevent liver cancer in them as ad ults in poor coun­ rries where ir has been a killer. Foege predicrs a vaccine for rhe hu man papi lloma virus will soon be given to girls i n develop-

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i ng counrries CO ward off cervical cancer, a common cause of death for women witho u t access


regular gy­

necological care and pap smears. Field studies are being done on a malaria vaccine in The Gambia, and a tu berculosis vacci ne is in the works. Three AIDS vacci nes also are being

Economists encou rage helping developing nations as a way to ensu re

priority. In 20 years, 5 8 m i llion people have been infected, and 22

global eco nomic heal th, and j o u rnal­

m i l lion have died, with 95 percen t of

ists are making the pi ight o f the poor

new i n fections in developing coun­

nate that he got i n to public health

and i n firm known worldwide.


when not as many people were in ter­

"The cools and the resources are changing the i n terest," Foege said. I t's hard to say what the biggest

In many African vil lages, up to a

physicians and medical missi onaries

u rban areas of Botswana, 4 4 percent

of tomorrow.

tested in Thailand, the U .S . and Af-

health threat is, and it depends o n

o f pregnant women h ave the disease,

what factors are used t o make the

which is often passed o n to their

different than when I started. I just

determi nation . Some wil l look at the


h ave to be envious o f students going

venting river b lindness with s i m p l e

n u mber of people affected, others the

annual doses, a n d p o o r fami lies are

n u m b e r of deaths. One ohhe things

learning co treat their water co pre­ ven t the horrifi c G u inea worm.

"If the virus is passed on, that

Foege and the fou ndatio n consider is

i t's not, that child is going to be an

they see what's possible want ro be a

how preven table the diseases are.

o rphan."

parr of it," he said. " M y mentors didn't give me much hope that

needlessly each year, often of prevenr­

things would change much in my

able diseases, and it's the G ates

lifeti me_ They thought it was impor­ tan t to make changes fo r future generations."

in poor c o u ntries do not get any vac­ cines


He's already seen m uch progress,

protect them fro m infectious

and the 2 1 " Centu ry will be a turning

disease. This is not acceptable, and

point i n worldwide health.

the Bill and Melinda Gates Fou nda­ tion is commirred


"I've been going to I ndia now for

righting this

40 years, and you can see the

wrong," said D r. Go rdon Perkin, di­

change," he said. "One o f the nicest

rec(Or of the Global Heal th Program

things is you walk down the streets

at the fo undation.

of New Delhi and see nobody on the

The fou n dation formed in 1 994

street u nder the age of 25 with the

with a $22 billion commitment from

scars fro m smallpox o n their faces."

B i l l and Melinda Gates, targeting

While he takes joy in that, he is

half the proceeds to education, the

still a witness to incredible pain,

other half to global heal th.

which has made him more apprecia­

I n May, Meli nda Gates presented

tive of the good rhings in l i fe .

a $ 1 million award to a gro u p i n

"The real world involves know­

Bangladesh t h a t p o p u larized a treat­

ing how bad and how good things

ment for diarrhea that is saving

can be," Foege said. " I f you don't en­

m i l l ions of children fro m dying o f

joy the blessings you have, it takes

t h e common ailment. Their p rocess of oral rehydrati o n gives patien ts the righ t levels of salt and sugar-and

the joy away from helping others find theirs. But you have to enjoy them

A HEALING H A N D : Gen. Yukubu G'o won, a former Nigerian h e a d of state, visits villagers. He now works to improve water quality to reduce disease.

with your eyes wide open, against the

keeps them alive. So impressed was Foege doesn ' t l i ke to pin down one

matched t h e award. The fo llowing

illness, but says the priorities are tu­

crisis has been, the stigma of this

keep working. The pace and constant

m o n th , the fo u ndation gave $ 1 00

berc u l osis, AI DS, malaria, and

k i l l er prevents fam i lies from saying

travel are difficult. But he's never fel t

million to the Gl obal Fund for AIDS

vaccine-preventable diseases. Three

its name aloud. Even at fu nerals,

q u ite ready to retire. He s p l its h i s

and H ea l th to find i n n ovative ways

million children die each year from

when everyon e knows the cause of

t i m e between Atlanta a n d h is h o me

to p revent the disease.

i l lnesses a simple shot could prevent.

death, the mother says it was TB or

o n Vashon Island, Was h . , with his

see a wo rld free of i n fectious disease and particularly a world where health



wife, Paula, traveling with him when she can. They have three sons, David,

Foege remembers visiting with a

M i c h ael and Robert, and one grand­

peopk don't get the same health

AIDS unit knowing every patient he

"I have tried to retire several


care, and poor countries don't have

tended wo uld soon die. Foege asked

ti mes, but I keep getting pu lled back

Poverty is the greatest risk for disease

access to simple items that could

him, how do you maintain yo ur men­

into things . "

keep them wel l .

tal health in face of such s u ffering?

l i o eradication one o f i ts primary goals. Since then, $500 m i l l i o n has been raised by Rotary alone to fight the crippl ing disease. An anonymous donor gave $ 1 00 H o pkins University. Ted Tu rner do­ nated $1 bill ion to the U n i ted Nati ons. Politicians are tal k i ng abo ut glo­ bal health, fro m former President J immy Carter, who can provide access to heads of state, to African Gen. Yakubu Gowon, who is fighting for better water and helping curb politi­ cal co rruption in N igeria.

"The poverty gap is t h e real

"He loo ked at me for so long

son, M ax.

He ho pes t o have more time to write about his adve n t u res "before I

q uestion," Foege said. "The impact o f

that I regretted ask i ng the q u estion.

poverty on one's life i s truly a diffe r­

Sudden ly, with tears, in fro n t of his

tinue to help and to draw more

ent journey fo r millions and m i l l io n s

coworkers, he said, 'I am one of fo u r

people into the field.

o f people." Foege says he has rarely been



anyone.' That's how powerfu l the

H e knew how to protect hims el f, and

stigma is."

he knew he and his fam ily, even when

While scientists search for cure

his son was as you ng as 3, wo uld

and treatme nt, Foege says simply

thrive .

making condoms available would

"Bur if you held me to the i n­

come of a villager, I couldn't," he said. "I cou ldn't afford fuel to boil

significantly slow transmission.

grace," he said. Still, he believes a vaccine against AIDS is feasable.

contagious nature makes it a high

that we don't know each other." The Gares Foundation will go a l o n g way in h e l p i ng toward that end, he says. "I'm just h ap py that I lived long enough to see this."

"There are o n ly a few condoms a

nerring aro und t h e bed."

AIDS has caused such mass de­

that large. I wo uld l i k e i t to get so b ig

year per man i n Africa, which is a dis­

my water, screens fo r the windows o r

AIDS in developing coun­ tries a high priority

fo rget them." And he wants to con­

"The world of global health isn't

sons. M y three brothers died o f AI D S . I have never been able

sick, even among so m uch disease.

struction, and i ts fatal and u '" L


regardless o f where one lives," Perkin

million to study malaria atJohns

% .. =

The real difference between sick­


doctor who every day came to the

1 985, Rotary I n ternational made po­

" 01

world would allow that," he said.

p n eumon ia. They can't afford

Foege isn't sure how long he'll

ness and health is often mo ney. Poor

The Gates Fou ndation i s n ' t the


"It just makes no sense that the

Still, as cri p p l i ng as the AIDS

is a u n iversal righ t avail able to all

only o rgan izati on co take no tice. fn

z =

blackness, confronting the disparity. "

the Bangladeshi government, i t

"The fo u n dation would l ike to


into the field today. There's q u i te a crop of alrruistic students who when

"Some 30 million children living

... 01 ...

"Global p ublic health is so much

child is go ing co die," Foege said. "If

Foundation's missi o n co change that.

z .. u WI

ested in ir. He's now encou raging the

t h i rd of the residents are i n fected. I n

Still, millions s uffer and die


Foege considers h imsel f fo rtu­

nca. The new drug Mectizan is pre­

-' ... <

Educating the doctors and missionaries of tomorrow

"I keep saying I bel ieve we've reached the tipping point o n AI DS," Foege said. "I t h i n k one can think in terms of solving the p roblem."



eadership and service


Alu� board president committed to educa

for lives of service

dedication to serving others is at the h eart of a PLU education. It seems

the San Francisco AIDS Fou ndation. and friends put on a h o l iday pa rty

accept and have been i m mersed i n


"I do think a l o t o f i t h a s to d o with how yo u were r ai s ed," said Becky B u rad '74, p res i d e nt o f the PLU a l u m n i bo a rd "I know my par­ ents set a great ex amp le with their involvement i n c h u rc h and commu­

s pons i b i l i ty to others," Burad said. "Al l I know is that I wi ll continue to set an example fo r them by staying

Mike Fuller '94 Moorpark, Calif


friends." B u rad a l s o fe e l s her PLU expe ri­ ence set her on the road to beco m i n g a n active vol u n teer.

Darren Hamby '87, '92, Seattle, Wash Den n is Howard, '64, Eag le River, Alaska

I d o and why." Whenever she

can, B u ra d invites o t h ers to s h are

Clarene (Osterlie '56) Johnson, Lakewood, Wash

thesc ex p e ri en c es to s h ow them what

David E. Johnson, '74, Orange, Calif

a s i gnificant and reward i n g part of

Beverly (Tranum) Knutzen '55, Shelton, Wash

l i fe volu nteering can be.

"I fel t empowered by t h e u n iversity's c o m m i tment t o educat­

for lives of se rvice," sa id Burad, is also on the Board of Regents. " PLU tra i n s stude n ts not J US t fo r a career b u t fo r a career t h a t i nc lu des a s en s e of res p o n s i b i l ity to others." B u rad i s a S a n Francisco CPA ing


an d p a rtner in the co n s u l t i n g COIll­

Whe n i t gets right down to it, Burad volunteers more for selfish reasons than for noble ones. "I fi n d vol u n teering personally rewa rding," she said.

"I get great sat­

i s faction fro m the app reciation that others express fo r the work

I do fo r

them." B u rad's "day job" is vcry tech­ nical and o ften the s k i l l s i n volved are

p a ny Bri dgeway L L C. , provi d i ng p a rt- t i m e and l l1terim c h i e f fi n a n c i a l

officer expertise fo r clients.

also an extraordinarily active vol u n teer. B u rad s erve s o n t he board of her church, where s h e is a l so S h e is

treas u rer, teac h es l e a d e rs h i p , and is a reader. S h e volun teers i n n u rs i n g

not fu lly app reciated by c l i e n t s . W h e n s h e takes t hose �aJ11€ s k i ll s t o a n on pro fi t,

they are appreciated ten­

fold. "When am

I vol u n teer I know that I

really making


d i fference for

with resi dents , and pl ays t h e p i a n o a t

"I also I am to have a

other people" B u rad said. learn how p r i vi l eged

h o mes, p roviding o n e- o n -on e visits

board mcm ber par-

everyone doesn't have a sense of re­

John Feldmann '82, Seattle, Wash

involved and b e i ng very vocal abo u t

n i ty activities with neigh bors and

mon th , and as a

AI Dungan '59, Eden Prairie, Minn

"I've thought a lot abo u t why


k i tc he n i n San Fra n c i s c o o n ce a

Phyllis (Grahn) Carroll '55, Lakewood, Wash

fo r c h i l d ren in a low-income neigh­

t h e trad i ti o n .

homes. S h e v o l u n teers at a s o u p

Capt. Paul Carlson '60, Mukilteo, Wash.

D u ring the C h ristmas season, she

such a natu ral part of l i fe when yo u

m o n t h l y c h u rc h s e rvices i n t h e

Rebecca (Nauss) Burad '74, Regent, San Francisco, Calif, Board President

ticipates in fu nd raising activities fo r

h O l11 e , foo d , a ca r- a L l of the thi ngs

arc m o re fo rtunate so o ften ta ke fo r gra n te d. It's a new and powerfu l p e rs p ect i ve from which to rediscover [he fact that we are not t h a t we who

here on this earth alone, and we h ave an ob l i ga t io n to h e l p others."

Sandra Krause-Olson ' 89, Spanaway, Wash Nikki Marlin '73, Mt. Angel, Ore. Jeff Rippey '78, Regent, Portland, Ore. Becky Burad


Susan (Hildebrand) Stringer '76, Bellevue, Wash

B u rad s a i d t h a t her message


a l u m s is to remember what a wo n­ derfu l p l ace PLU is to get an e d u c at i o n ,

and their time and talents can be used to help keep that co m­ m i tment alive. " FLU needs your time, yo u r resou rces and yo u r financial s u p p o r t i f it's going to contin ue to p rovide the education that has helped make you successfu l . " B u rad knows t h a t P L U h a s h a d a pos itive i n fl ucnce on her l i fe, both

e ducatio nall y and s p iri t u a l ly. "It has hel ped develop my desire for a well­ rounded l i fe, a s uc ce s s fu l career and deep des i re to se rve o t hers." she said. "You know,

I bet that's m u ch more

Christine Tye '9 1 , Solem, Oregon



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Development and University Relations

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Alumni and Parent Relations

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Administrative Assistant,

Alumni and Parent Relations

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Alumni and Parent Relations

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endy Johnson '92 and Shari Rider '92, who helped lead Pacific Lmheran to three NAIA women's soccer national championships in a four-year period, highlight a list of s ix ind who will be inducted into the P3.cific Lut heran U n iversity Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, October 12. Joining the soccer standou ts are long-time administrator Jim Kittilsby '60, wres­ tler Chri s Wo lfe '87, football player Rick Johnson '70 and swimmer Marcus LeMaster '9 1 . The Hall o f Fame i nduction luncheon w i l l begin at 1 1 a.m. in PLU's C hris Knutzen H all, Un iversity Cente r. The public is welcome to attend the event, though ticket prices have yet to be set. For informa.­ tion, contact the Pacific Lmheran athletic department 3. t 253 -535-7350. WENDY JOHNSON '92


ATHLETE, 1 988-91

ATHLETE, 1 988-9 1

Using her o u tstanding skills and speed, Wendy Joh nson tormented op­ posing defenses d u ring a stellar fou r-year career at PLU. She ranks fi rst in career assists with 50, t h i rd in goals with 63 and third in points with 1 76. During the four years Johnson played for­ ward for the Lutes, they \\'on NAIA national champiom hips in 1 988, 1 989 and 1 99 L and fin­ ished as n3.tional r u n ner-lip i n 1 990. The Lmes won their first national women's soccer crown in 1 988, with Johnson tallying 14 goals and 13 assists to fi nish as the team's second leading scorer. Johnson compiled 1 6 goals and 12 assists to help the Lutes to thcir second consecutive national title in 1989. She was the nationa l tourn3.ment MVP, the I n t e rcollegiate Soccer Association of America (ISM) O ffensive Player o f the Year and a first team All-American as a sophomore. In 1 990, ]ohnson had her best statistical year with 52 points on 1 8 (Toals and 1 6 assists the latter number tying her for ' irst on the PLU single-season l ist. That season, she was again named to the national all-tournament team and to the fi rst team A lI-f\merican List. Dur· ing her senior season,Jo hnson scored 15 goals and nine assists as the Lutes regained the natio nal title. For her wo rk, Johnson earned national a.ll-tou rna­ ment and A l l-America recognition. Besides the many national honors, Johnson received n umerous al l-conference and all-region honors during her PLU soccer career.


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skillful midficlder, Rider wrote her name through­ out the PLU career records list. She ranks fifth in points with 1 1 4, fi fth in goals with 45, and eighth in assists with 24. Rider earned all-conference and al l-district honors fo ur straight years and had her best statistical seasons as a junior and senior, re­ ceivi ng fi rst team All-America recognition both seasons. I n 19 90, she earned Intercollegiate Soccer Association o f America (ISM) Offensive Player of the Year honors after scoring a career-high 42 points on 17 goals and eigh t assists. In 1 9 9 1 , Ride r compiled 36 points on 16 goals and fo ur assists. Rider also ranked among the top five in the team's "defensive leader" category all of her fo u r years at PLU. D u ring that span, Rider hel ped the Lutes comp ile an asrounding 8 1-9-7 overall record.

SHARI RIDER '92 ATHLETE, 1 98 8 - 9 1

Shari Rider p layed a cru­ cial role in establishing PLU as the best NAIA women's soccer program in the late '80s and early '90s. Rider combined great athleticism with an i nnate understanding o f t h e game t o h e l p guide the L u tes to fou r con­ secu tive NAIA championship matches, with PLU taking crowns in 1 9 88, 1 989 and 1 99 1 . Rider was named to the all-tou rnament team each of those fo ur years, and was the national tournament's Most Valuable Player in both 1990 and 1 9 9 1 . A

M a rcus LeMaster is argu­ ably the greatest male freestyle swimmer in PLU hisrory. Ten years after competing fo r the Lutes, LeMaster sti l l holds school records in the 50-, 100-, 200 and 500 freestyle races. LeMaster set the 50-yard freestyle record of 2 1 .46 in 19 90, and holds three of the 10 fa srest ti mes in PLU history in the event. LeMaster has PLU's 10 fastest times in the 1 00-yard freestyle, including rhe school record of 46.50 ser in 19 90. He has the top four times in the 200-yard freestyle and holds the record of 1 :42. 1 4, also set in 19 90. LeMaster set the 500-yard freestyle school record of 4:39.62 in 1 9 9 1 . LeMaster won the 50, 100 and 200-yard freestyle ti tles at the 1 9 90 confer­ ence meet and was a two-time conference champion in each eve nt. LeM aster finished second in the 200-yard freestyle and fo urth in the 100-yard freestyle at the 1990 national meet. He was a five­ time All-American in his PLU swimming career. RICK JOHNSON '70 ATHLETE, 1 967-69

Rick Johnson comb ined size (he was 6'4" and 265 pounds), strength and speed to become a domi­ nant offensive and defensive lineman for the Pacific Lu theran Knights d u ring the late '60s. Johnson received numerous accolades fo r his efforts during the 1968 and 1969 seasons. A th ree­ year starter and letter winner, Johnson earned all-conference first team honors and Un ited Press I n ternational (UPl) All-Coast second team recogni­ tion in both 1968 and 1 9 69. In addition, Joh nson was an Associated Press (AP) honorable mention All-American twice as a col legian. Johnson received nu merous other awards, including Northwest Con­ fe rence O ffensive Lineman of the Year in 1 969. The team established (what were then) school records for rushing yards in a game and total o ffense in a season-due in large part to Jo hnson'S line p l ay. The Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League eventually d rafted Johnson, who came to PLU football as a walk on.

CHRIS WOLFE '87 ATHLETE, 1 983-86, COACH, 1 988-95

Chris Wolfe earned All­ America honors in wrestung twice in th ree national meet appearances d uring his athletic career. Wolfe, who wrestled at 1 42 pounds, placed third in the 1 985 national meet and fourth at nationals the following season. H is 44-7 record i n 1 986 ranks him second o n Pacific Lutheran's all-time single­ season victory list, and third on the s ingle-season winning percentage list (.863). That same year, Wolfe recorded nine pi ns, tying him for seventh fo r most in a season by a PLU wrestler. He was named Pacific Lutheran Un iversity'S "Ou tstanding Wres­ tler" fo llowing the 1986 season. Despite competing fo r only three years, Wolfe ranks fifth in career vic­ wries with 103, and his average of 34.3 wins per season puts him fi rst on that list. Following his career on the mat, Wol fe made the transi tion to PLU assistant coach and eventually to head coach. He directed the PLU program from 1 988 until 1 995, and coached the only individual national champion in the school's history. JIM KITTILSBY '60 ADMINI STRATOR, 1 97086

Jim Kitti lsby had an u nde­ niably huge im pact on Pacific Lutheran University athletics. He left behind 1 1 years o f professional base­ ball administration to return to his alma matcr i n 1 970 a s spons information director, assistant athletic d i recror and head baseball coach. The face of PLU athletics changed in those 1 6 years, including Kittilsby's significan t role i n changing the school's nick name from Knights to Lutes, and h is manage­ ment of the athletic program's p ri m ary fund-raising arm, Lute C l ub. Among the most popular and eagerly anticipated o f Kittilsby's projects were the annual "Old Time Prices Night" promotion at basketball games, and the All-Spo rts Banquet featuring the humorous PLUTO (PLU Traumatic Occurrences) Awards. Kittilsby worked hard to return PLU football and men's basketball to the radio, and he also handled radio play-by-play du ties for Lute baseball from 19 83-85. He served as game director for NAIA national football champi­ onship games in 1 980 and 1983 and managed girls high school state basketball tou rnaments from 1 9 75-85. As spo rts information director, Ki ttilsby won three "best in nation" awards for his recruiting books and media gu ides. He was named PLU Dis­ ringuishcd Alumnus in Spo rts i n 19 80 and was named by the Tacoma News Tri bune as Puget Sound Arhletic Administrator o f the Year in 1 978.




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Scandinavian travel log

Memories of this summer's unforgettable trip MAY 29: A gro up of 2 1 PLU alumni, parents, and

friends rendezvous at Sea-Tac ai rport. We come from Minnesota, Californ ia, Colorado, Oregon and Was hi ngton. MAY 3 0 : We've arrived in Oslo, Norway tired but

excited for our Scandinavian adventure. MAY 3 1 : Our group went on a guided [Our o f city sights such as Frogner Park, and Homenkollen Ski Jump. At the Royal Palace, we tried to catch a glimpse of Queen El izabeth who was visiting King Harald and Queen Sonja, Choir of the West sang that night at the Margaretakyrke. Enjoyed visiting with Norwegian PLU alumni and parents at a re­ ception following the concen,

J U N E 9- 1 2 : Our final days were spent in


5 ' Another great city tour that i ncluded time in Bergen's Hanseatic Quarters, the Fish Market and the beautiful home of composer Edward Grieg. That even ing we attended the " Fana Folklore" show where we were treated to traditional food, music, dancing and colo rful costumes.

J UN E 6 The entire PLU

After en joying on

entourage boarded the evening of traditional Norwegian celebra­ White Lady for a boat tour tion, we stop for a through the beautifu l group photo. Bergen Fjord. That evening we all attended the Choir of the West concert at the Mariakirken. You m ight be surprised t hat we are still at­ tending each concert. Actual ly, that surprised us too, but in fact, we were disappoin ted that we had to miss the last concert i n Sweden i n or­ der [0 catch Our ferry to Finland. Each concert was in a place more beautiful than the last and though the concert program was the same, each concert was l ike a new experi­ ence.

galher near the Gustav Vigeland's "Cycle of Life" fountain at Frogner Park in 0510, Norway.

Larry Edlund, Bill and Donna Schlitt and Kathy Edlund at the Homenkollen Ski Jump.

MaryAnn, Moren ond President Loren Anderson on a guided tour of Trondheim, Norway.

1 : We spent a day of s hopping o n Karl Johan s Gate, visiting the Akershus Fortress, the Harbor and tbe Viking and Kon Tiki Museums.

J U N E 7: Trave l ed to Stockholm. Free time for shopping and exploration before meeting the choir fo r dinner in Old Town.

J U N E 2 The group spent a fab ulous day on the

J U N E 8 Guided

train from Oslo to Trondheim. Enjoyed the spec­ tacular scenery and the opportu n i ty to visit with the wonderful PLU student members of the Choir of the West. PLUs Pr�siden t Loren, wife MaryAnn and daughter l'vlalTn Anderson joined us for the trip and for a celebration din ner, once we arrived in Trondheim,

sightseeing to ur that in­ cluded the Royal Place, Old Town, the Vasa Ship Museum, and City Hall, where the Nobel Prize festivi ties take p lace. In the afternoon we trave led to Uppsala, Sweden where we sho pped, toured and attend the concert in the magnificent Uppsala Cathe­ dral.




3 : We went on a gu ided sightseeing tour all aro und beau tiful Trondheill1. The h ighligh t of the day w a s heaflng our choir sing in tbe N idaros Ca­ thedral. A beautiful evening of extraordinary sigh ts and sounds,

J U N E 4: Travel to Bergen. After a bit o f free time for s hopping or a ride up Mount Floyen on the funicular, we enjo)'ed dinner to g e the r a t our hotel. Jon Wefald, '59, president of Kansas State Univer­ si ty, who J US t happened to be staying in the same hotel and saw one of our signs in the lobby, dropped i n for coffee. It really is a small world! Choir of the West member Britta Hobbs '0 1 , en joys time with her mom Marcia during the train ride from 0510 to Trondheim.

Two of PLU's most re<:ent graduates, Sara Wolbrecht '01 and Maija Durr ' 0 1 toke time from visiting with alumni and friends following one of their concerts. Fellow choir member, Gavin Jensen ' 0 1 is seen in the background.

Larry and Kathy Edlund '64 are selected from the crowd to join the dancing at the "Fana Folklore" show.

Helsinki, Fin land. We boarded an overnight Vi­ king Line Ferry and sailed through the amazing archipelagos to Helsinki. While i n Helsinki, we visited the Temppeliaukio (Rock) Ch urch, the Sibelius Me­ morial, Senate Carol '57 and Chuck ' 5 8 Geldaker can't decide if they like the view or the ice cream in Stockholm better.

Square and the Lutheran Cathedral, the bustling Market Square, Hvitrask, And, of course, no trip would be complete without going to Stockman's-Fin land's largest department srore. One n ight we even enjoyed a lovely reception with Finnish PLU Alums.

JUNE 1 3 : After a very long day and night of travel, we arrived home safe and sound. Although everyo ne went back to various careers, families, and other obligations, we were gratefu l to h ave had this opportu n i ty to travel a part of the world together and to share our mu­ tual affection for Pacific Lutheran U niversi ty. Zeynep Aydin ' 9 8 and Hans Albertssan '65 learn that they are both PLU graduates while attending the Choir of the West concert in Uppsala, Sweden.

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations hopes to organize more travel opportu­ nities i n the fu ture. If you are l l1 terested in grou p travel and haven't already sent your feedback to us, we enco ur­ age you to comp lete the return reply card found i n the last issue of Scene or check out our Web site at www.plualumni. org, and tell us what you think.

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Choir ofthe West Reunion

WAS H I NGTO N , D.C. On June 1 6, Lutes gathered in WashingtOn, D.C., fo r an East Coast

Homecoming 2001 will include a celebration of the

PLU Con nections Event.

75th year legacy of the Choir of the West. All former

The event began with an after­

members of this great ensemble are encouraged to

hours tOur at the National B u i lding Mu s e u m . B u i l t in

come home Oct. 1 2- 1 4. If you have not received infor­

1 8 87 to house the Pension Bureau, this marvel of engineering Jnd architectural des ign went o n to house

mation regarding this reunion, please contact us so that we can add you to our mailing list. The Choir of

several government agencies before becoming a museum in 1985. The t O u r ended in the pension

the West schedule of events is included in the Home­

c o m m i ssioner's s u i te whe re PLU alumni, parents and friends were addressed b y PLU President Loren Anderson and U.S. Co n gress m an Rick Lars e n . Larsen, a fresh man congressman re pr e se n t ing the 2".1 D is t r i c t of

the State of Washi ng to n, and his w i fe Tiia Karlen, are bo th 1 987 PLU graduates. The evening ended with a rece p ti o n at Nick and S tep hs restaurant.

com ing schedule shown on this page. To register, Suzanne Simmelink '72 of Gaithersburg, Md. and Norman Forness '58 of Gettysburg, Pa., visit with PLU Professors Peter Grosvenor and Solveig C. Robinson during recent East Coast PLU Connection event.

complete the Homecoming Registration Form that comes by mail ( 1980-200 1 grads must register online or call the Alumni office for a registration brochure) or by logging on to the Alumni Web site and register­ ing online. I f you have questions, please give us a cal.L

Proud Parent News

We are expecting a large crowd and a fabulous week­ end, so don't be left our-sign up coday!

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is proud to annou nce thar twO grear evenrs are being planned for PLU Parents and Family members this year. More i n formation will be sem to you, but if you don't hear from us, p l e a se con tact us! We hope co see you at one or borh of these great events ! Proud PLU Parent Day

Samrday, Nov. 1 0 1 1 a.m.-Tailgare Parry Curt '98, Sara (Zak '96), and Carlie Strom travel from

1 :30 p.m.-PLU-UPS Football Game

Woodbridge, VA. to the PLU Connections event in Washington DC

Family Weekend


1 9 86 Class Reunion Brunches -

Choir o f t h e West Reunion

U n iversity Center


9 : 3 0 a . m . - 1 2 :00 Noon •

R.O.T.C. Al umni Breakfast 6 : 3 0-8 a . m . ; U n iverSity Center

Athletic Hall of Fame 1 1 a . m . - University Center

Homecoming Apple Festival 1 : 3 0 - 5 p . m . ; U n iversity Center

Heritage Lecture and Recep­

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Java, Jobs and Jazz

A l u m n i Men and Women's Swim Mee[

October 1 3

A l u m n i Wo men's Volleyball Game

Golden Club Brunch

T h i s year's third a n n ua l a l u m n i

1 0 - i 1 :30 a . m . The Gonyea

career event known a s Java, Jobs

October 14

X avier Rededication Evem


and Jazz is sure to be a big hit. If

October 1 4

C h o i r o f [h e Wes( Reu n i o n C o ncen

Alumni Swim Meet

you are an alum living in the area (whether you plan to partici­

October 27

1 0 a . m . - PLU Pool

Choir of the West Reunion Luncheon

Noon - Olson Aud itorium

pate in the Homecoming activities

Lute r e n t at [he PLU-Willametre football game in Salem

November 1 0

Proud PLU Paren t Day

pla n n ing to come for Homecom­

November 1 0

A l u m n i M e n ' s Baske[ball To u r namen t

or not) OR if you are an alum

C h risnnas Fesrival Celebration in Ponland

5 :00 p . m .

Tent: 1 2 : 3 0 ; Game time:

th is very i m porta nt a l u m n i event.

December 2

Q C l u b Reception and Chri s t mas Festival Cel·

Choir of the West Reunion

1 : 30 p . m .


1 947 Pear Bowl Footba ll

4 - 6 p . m . - Mary Baker Russell Music Center

Team Reunion 5 : 3 0 p . m . Recepti on; 6 : 3 0 p . m .

Faculty House Reception

D i n ner - U n iversity Center

5:00 - 6:30 p . m . - Faculty House

Class of 1 9 5 1 Reunion

All Alumni Homecoming


Your wisdom, i n si g h t, and ex­ perience are req uested by your soon-ta-be fellow a l u m s . You can make a big im pact on a c urrent day, October 1 2 from 3 : 3 0 to 5 p . m . and spend time talking with students about your PLU experi­ ence, your career path and l i fe i n

6 : 3 0 p . m . - Olson Auditori u m

Reunion Events

genera l .

Choir of the West Reunion

The Classes of 1 95 6 , 1 96 1 ,

Late Night Social 9 : 3 0- 1 1 :00 p . m . - From The

Homecoming Dance 9 p . m . - Tacoma Landmark


Please sign u p t o participate!

1 9 66, 1 9 7 1 , 1 9 76, 1 9 8 1 ,

Yo u can reg ister for this eve nt on

1 9 86, 1 99 1 and 1 996 and

your Homecoming Registration

members of the Choir of the West

form when it arrives by mail

will meet at the Tacoma Country

hopping on the A l u m n i Web sile

and Golf C l u b beg i n n i ng at 7 : 3 0

and completing your Homecom­


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giving us a cal l .

Choir of the West Reunion

1 2 noo n ; Mary Baker

Reunion Brunches 9 : 3 0 - 1 1 :30 a . m 1 956, 1 96 1 , 1 97 1 and

Homecoming Worship 1 1 a . m . , Mary Baker Russell

Music Center Rededication of Xavier Hall Noon dedication; 1 2 : 3 0 p . m . l u n c h a n d tours - Xavier Hall

ebration in Eas[vold December 8

P res i den t' s Christmas D i n n e r and Christmas

Fes tiv a l Cel e bra ti o n December 9

C hris tmas Festival Concert in Seattle

PLU student. Come home on Fri­

6 p . m . - U n iversity Center

Ocrober 1 3

December 1

Russell Music Center

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8 a.m.


October 1 2 - 1 4

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PLU Gold Event after [he PLU-Linfield foocball game in McMinnville

Mary Baker Russell Music Center

1 980·200 1 grads will not reo ceive Homecoming registration material in the mail. Instead you will receive a postcard encourag­ ing you to go online to preview the sch edule & register. *

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8 p . m . - Olson Auditorium

Friday, March I - S u nday, March 3


RHA Songfest

75·YEAR LEGACY: C h o i r of the West celebration will include looking back at the first choir, directed by Joseph Edwards in 1 927.

Fall events esp eciall for Q!


Sattlrda)I, September 2 2

Lute Footba ll v s . Whitworth 1 p.m. Sparks Stadium

Use your compli mentary Athletic Pass and come cheer the Lutes onto victory. Look for the Q C l u b table inside the gate to receive a cou­ pon for a free or popcorn. Bring the entire fa m i ly! Saturda)', November 3

A night of dinner and Musical Theater 6 p.m. University Center CK East

E n joy PLU's student Musical Theater g roup a s they present their Fa l l performance. Meet a t C K East to enjoy a catered di nner followed by the performance at 8 p . m . $ 1 5 .00 Stmda)I, December 2, 200 I

Q Club Christmas Festival Celebration Concert I Reception Ea stvold Auditorium


a l u m n i class notes


Class reunions will be heldfor 1 951, 1 956, 1 961, 1 966, 1 9 71, 1 9 76, 1 981, 1 98 6, 1 991, and 1 996 during Homecoming 2001, October 1 2·14. Ifyou would like to serve on your class reunion committee or would like information about your reunion please contact your reunion class representative(s).

1 932 Grace (Holte) Olson died on J o n . 2 6 . Grace wa s married to Emil Olson i n 1 93 3 . They hod three chil­ dren. She enj oyed many acti vities

a n d loved rea d i n g . She was on ac­ compli shed p i a n i st and played the chapel pipe orga n while at PLU. She was a member of First Evangel ical Lutheran C h u rch i n Mo u n t Vernon and vo l u nteered her sew i n g skills to the c h u rch q u i lting c i rcle. She also vol u n teered nearly 1 4 ,000 hours m a k i ng baby q u i lts and embroidered p i l l owcases far the hospital g u i l d . She w a s preceded i n death b y h e r husband; and survived b y her daughter, Arlene; sons, Ernie and Peter; eight grandchildren and five

great-gra ndchildren.

1 94 1 Hazel (Roti) Johnson died on May 3. She taught in the Tacoma School Di strict far 2 7 years. She a l so at­ tended Multno m o h B i ble School, sang in the choir and ta u g ht the Women's Bible Guild a t F i rst Presby­ terian C h urch in Tacoma_ She is survived by her husband of 5 8

years, Carl; two sans, Paul and Lloyd; two grandchi ldren, four great grandchildren; and her brother, Lloyd Roti '35.

19 2 Alice (Ford) Pflueger Tingstrom d ied on May 25 after bottling can­ cer. She taught school for n i n e years i n Tacoma before marrying Dr. Jesse P. Pflueger '37, in 1 948. They moved to Ephra ta , Wash., where they lived until 1 97 9 , when they reti red to Grayla n d , Wa s h . Following Jesse's d e a t h i n 1 98 2 , A l ice married Harald Tingstrom i n 1 9 84 a n d moved t o Taco m a . After Harold's death in 1 994, Alice moved near h e r d a u g h ters in Moses Lake a n d Spokane, Wash. A l ice was a member of the E p h rata School Boord and an ovid gardener. She also en joyed sewing q u i lts for Lutheran World Relief, enterta i n i ng friends a n d travel ing. She is survived by her daughters, Priscilla (Keva n )

S m i th a nd Noami (Jon) Lung stram; and six grandchildren.

1 947 Karl a n d Lois (Robertson '46) Olsen celebrated their 5 5 'h wedding a n n iversary on Aug. 1 7 .

h i s 37 years of practice, he served on several h os pital boards in Tacoma, including a term a s presi­ dent of staff at the former Doctor's Hosp it a l . Ernie was a longtime mem­

ber of Trinity Lutheran C h u rc h i n Parkla n d . He is survi ved b y h i s w i fe of 48 years, C h o rlolle; daughter, Pa ulo; sons, P h i l i p a n d Tim; a n d two grandc h i l dren .

1 952 Dolores (Johnson) Lobeda died on April 1 3 . Her many interests i n ­ cluded the fam i ly beach place on Fox Island, volunteering at Evergreen Elementary in Uni vers ity Place,

Was h . , i nvolvement in her church and i m proving her abil ity to speak Swed i s h with a group of friends. She i s survived by her husband, Ken­ neth '50; daughters, Lynn Swanson and Lei'.. n n Peterso n ; and five g rand­ c h i ldren.

1 954 Gloria Keller re t ire d from nursing in 1 99 5 . She has

Vig Edwards '54, Delora Johnson Olivers '54 and Charky Brandt Nordling '54.

1 956 Jeanelle Howe reti red after 44 years i n t h e med ical technology field i n September 2000. She was most recently at Cedar Medical Lab, a s so­ ciated with M uli i c o re, i n Tacoma.

1 95 7 Yvonne Deitz tutDfs high school students and gives v i o l i n lessons w h i l e en joying her retirement.

1 95 8 Louis Spry was i n d ucted into Ihe Amateur Baseball U m p i res Associa­ tion Hall of Fame i n Nashvil le, Tenn . , an J o n . 6 . He was o n t h e NCAA notional office staff for 32 years before retiring in 1 99 9 . He began his wa rk with college baseba l l i n 1 96 7 as med i a coardinator f o r the College Warld Series (CWA). Fro m 1 972-79, he was the staff a d m i n is­ trator in charge of the CWA for the NCAA and s i nce 1 9 8 1 has been the official scarer. He also served as a Division I reg ional to urnament man­ ager s i nce 1 99 2 , the position that put him in charge of umpires.

Belly (Toepke) Keller was named

1 950 Calvin a n d Julie (Johnson '52) Watness c e leb ra ted their golden wed d i n g a n n i versary on Nov. 1 8 . They spent February and March i n Indio, Calif. They a l so visited PLU roommates, Ed "Speed" KenwDrthy ' 5 1 , in Tucson, A r i z . ; and Pete ' 5 0 a n d Beth (Gottwa ld '50) Peterson in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

1 95 1 Ernest Randolph died on June 2 0 . Before attending P L U , E r n i e served i n the South Pacific during WWII. After graduating from PLU, he attended the U n iversity of Wa s h i n gton School of Medicine, graduating in 1 95 6 , a n d served w i t h t h e U . S . P u b l i c Health Service i n Norfolk, Va . When he returned to Washington, he en­ tered private practice a t the Parkland Clinic and Span away offices. D u ri ng

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Glario still stays in contac t with Lu

Teacher of the Year for the Spokane,

Wa s h . , area, shortly before her retirement. Betty and her h u s band, Bob ' 5 5 , moved to Gig Harbor, Wa s h . , following h i s reti re­ ment after serving th ree terms as bi shop of the Eastern Wa s h i ngton-Idaho ELCA Synod. They are enjoying being clo se r to their children and grandchildren, and having time to travel together. Recent trips include Af ri ca, China, and


1 959 A I a n d Hildred (Hansen '60) Dungan moved to Eden Pra i rie, M i n n . , where H i l d red was trans­ ferred to the Lutheran Brotherhood home office.

1 962 Chris Halvorson re tired from h i s career as a urologist i n 1 99 5 . After PLU, he attended the U n i vers i ty of Wash i ngton where he received h i s medical degree a n d t h e U n iversity o f Oklahoma where he served h i s resi­ dency in urology. Chris was a l so a flight surgeon with the U . S . Navy. Christie Miller has a new grand­ child, Jackson Paul Scott, born on May 2 6 to Jeff ' 9 3 and Brill '95 (Miller) Scoll. Margie (Quick) Stensen retired I 1 years as a poroedu cator a t C o l l i n s H i g h School i n t h e White R iver School Di strict in Buckley, Wa s h . after

1 966 Linda Salatiello se r ves an the board of d i rectars of the New Hampshire Council of C h u rches, representi ng the ELCA-NES. Her h usband, To m, i s serving h i s fifth term i n the New Hampshire House of Representatives. In May, their son, Chri stopher, gradu­

ated with honors from Clark U n i ver­ si ty, Warchester, Moss . , with a degree in p h i losophy.

1 968 Steven Ufer, a chemi stry teacher and department chair at Was h i ngton High School i n Taco ma, was honored J u n e 2 6 with the Northwestern Re­ gional H i g h School Chemistry Teach­ ing Award from the American C h e m i cal Society.

Steve Wright reti r ed from h i s posi­ tion as associate superintendent of the Hack i n son School Di strict i n Balileground, Wash . , i n J u n e . H e beg a n h i s career i n 1 96 8 , teac hing seventh and eighth grade a t Hockinson M i d d l e School. Cheryl (Remley) Mogensen and her h u sband, Ronald, recently moved to Manch ester, Was h . They are seek­ i ng i ntentional s i m p l icity in their lives. During the summer, they joi ned the Peace Lutheran Gospel Choir on a mission trip to Alaska aboard the sh i p, The Christian, to bring the gas­

pel through word and song to v i l­ lages along the coast. Dennis Flath and his wife, Helen, are proud grandparents to four grandchi ldren, Nicholas, 1 0, Marissa, 4, Erika, 3, and Michael, I .

1 969 Paul Dessen retired in July 2000

after 3 1 years of teaching. He contin­ ues to coach and volun teer in the schools and h i s c h u rch c o m m u n i ty.

Ronald C. Johnson d i ed on April 2 9 . ANer PLU Ronald went to Brooks Army Medical Center in Son Antonio, Texas. He served h i s fa m i ly practice residency in Galveston, Texas and then went i n to private fa m i l y practice in Puya l l u p . Ron contri buted to h i s community and suppo rted Helping Hand House i n Puya l l u p . He was a member of I m m a n uel Lutheran Ch urch in Puya llup. He is survived by h i s wife, Susan (Richards) ' 6 8 ; daugh­ ter, Sosho; and sons, Samuel and Sore n .

1 970 Julie (Taylor) Aageson hos a new pos ition as coordinator of Lutheran resource centers far the Evangelical Lutheran C h urch in America. She works wi th the Department for Sy n­ odical Relations a n d the Division for

Congregational M i n i stri es i n Chi­ cago to help support the work of 7 1 Lutheran resource centers across the ELCA. Julie and her h u sband, Jim ' 7 0 , l i ve i n Moorhead, M i n n . , where Jim is a professor of rel i g i o n at Concordia Col lege-Moorhead.

C i ty. Their younger d a u g h ter, An nelise, is a sophomore at PLU. Mark and Gerd-Inger welcome visits fram PLU a l u m n i w h o are traveling thraugh or living i n the Ta i pei area.

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After PLU, Ivy Schwartz earned a master of science degree in educa­

I n Apri l , Pallie Cowell was ap­ p o i n ted U niv ersi ty Distinguished

tion and taught high school for four years. She then went to d e n t a l school

Teaching Scholar for her innovative teaching and research projects a t Colorado State U niversi ty. Pattie i s

professor a n d chai rwoman of the Eng l i s h department, and has been at CSU si nce 1 97 7 . She has served as c h a i rwoman of the Women's Studies program, acting assistant dea n of the Graduate School and acting associ­ ate dean of the Coll ege of l i beral Arts. As part of the Scholars pro­ gram, Pattie is work i n g with the Of­ fice for Service-Learni n g and Vo l unteer Programs to coordinate teams of students who will experi­ ence real-world l i terary endeavors i n the com m u n i ty.

Donald Monta is the director of the B u reau of Legal Affairs, F a m i ly Inde­ pendence Agency for the State of Michiga n . The agency has 1 2 ,000 employees. Michael Neils was elected Bishop of the Gra nd Canyon Synod of the ELCA i n J u n e . He and his wife, Cheryl (Frydenlund) ' 7 1 , live in Phoenix w i th their two children, Mary and Matthew.

Marcia Anderson is th e head of museum collections and chief curator far the Minnesota H i storical Society, Min nesota's oldest i n stitution and one of the largest state h i storical societies in the country. I t operates at 1 8 s i tes throug hout the state. The collection includes 1 . 4 m i l l i o n ar­ chaeological items; 2 5 0,000 arti­ facts; 5 5 0,000 books; 2 5 0 , 000 photographs; 3 7,000 maps; 5 , 5 00 painti ngs, p r i n ts, and drawings; 3 8 ,000 c u b i c feet of manuscripts; and 4 5 , 000 cubic feet of govern­ mental records. She is also the cura­ tor of th e American I ndian a n d Arts

& CraNs material culture collections. Marcia received the Lifetime Achievement Award fram the Min ne­ sota C rofts Council and was a con­ tribuling author to "Min nesota 1 900: Art a n d life on the U pper Missis­ s i p p i , 1 8 90- 1 9 1 5 , " ( 1 994) . The book i nc l uded the essay, "Art for Li fe's Sake: The H a ndicraft Guild of M i nneapoli s . " In 1 99 4 , Marci a re­ ceived th e Decorative Arts Society's Charles F. Montgomery Award for the most outstanding first major publi­ cation by a schol a r in the field of

American decorative arts.

1 972 James a n d Linda (Gray) PUlller's oldest daughter, Krista, g ra duated with honors in English writing from Northwestern U n iversity in J u n e . T h e i r youngest daughter, Moi-Brill, i s a freshman at the U n iversity o f Washington.

Gerd-Inger (Gigi Gregersen) and Mark '75 McDougall m oved to Ta ipei, Taiwan to work a t the Ta ipei American Schoo l . Mark i s the el­ ementary pri n c i pa l and Gerd-Inger teaches high school. They have been working i n international schools for 20 years, i ncluding N i geria, Saudi Arabia, Italy, a n d Indo nesi a . Their older daughter, Heather Liv '97, worked as a social worker for two yeors a n d then as a n adm i ss io ns cou nselor at PLU for two years. She is now pursuing her moster's degree at Columbia University in New Yo r k

a nd specialized in prosthodontics. She has been on the dental school faculty at the U n iversity of Texas Health Science Center in San Anto­ nio for 1 7 years.

Doug Robinson was u n a n i mously a p p o i n ted district court j udge by Whitman County (Wa s h . ) c o m m i s­ sioners in January. He previously serve d as a superior court defense ollorney and as judge of the Colfax M u n ic ipal Court. After PLU, Doug ollended low school at Gonzaga University, and then served five years in the Judge Advocate General Of­

fice of the Air Force.

1 975 M i m i (Mogck) Tiderman earned certification as a n early adolescence generalist, and become one of only 66 teachers in Was h i ngton State to gain notional board certification. She lives ill Port Angeles with her husband, Bill, and two sons, Bret and Danny.

Larry Walsh compl e ted h i s school a d m i n i strator certification a nd is employed a s an assistant principal at Hoquiam (Wa s h . ) High School. H i s w i fe, Ga i l , i s a self-employed jour­ nal ist and public relations spec i a l i st, and recently p u b l i shed her first novel.

1 976 Steven Dornfeld ha s a new posi­ tion as pastor a t Trinity Lutheran

C hurch i n Bonners F e rry, Idaho. He moved to Bonners Ferry on Oct. I , 2000, after serving 1 5 yea r s as

pastor of Goad Shepherd Lutheran C h u rch in Casper, Wyo . Katherine (Johnson) Mattingly received the D i s ney American Teacher Award for the year 2000. She was one of 3 3 rec i p i ents i n the U.S. Belly Lott recen tly celebrated 2 5 years of serv i ce as a state worker, which has included the State lib ra ry, Department o f Licensing, Deportment of Tra n spo r tati on , Gambling Com­ mission and the Deportment of Labor where she is currently a worker's compensation c l a i m manager. She l ives i n Tumwa ter, Wa s h . , with her san, J a mes, 1 7 . I n 2000, they en­ joyed the opportu n i ty to travel to E ng land and Irel a nd . She en joys ski i ng, bow l i n g , h i k i n g and Mari ners baseba l l . She recently began study­ ing Span ish .

1 97 7 Martha (Miller) Ward now leads the Wel l s Forgo Corporate Munici pal Trust area. Steve Ward '76 contin­ ues to teach fourth grade at Breck School. Their son, N ick, is a fresh­ man at Swarthmore Col lege in Penn­ sylvania, and their daugh ter, Joanna, celebrates gelling her d river's l i ­ cense. Cindy Klellke traveled to Moldova with Northwest Medical Team Inter­ national for two weeks in May. The team set up a fa m i l y practice c l i n ic i n

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Paul Olsen accepted a call as pas� tar�develaper at Tree of Life Lutheran C h urch in the Provo/Orem area of Uta h , a mission congregation of the ElCA. He previously worked in i n� terim postoral m i n istry in the Rocky Mounta i n Synod for six years.

1 978 Bruce Neswick recently played organ recitals i n Los A n geles, Akron, Ohio (at Trinity Lutheran C h u rch), Madison, Wis., and Roanoke, Va. I n March, he w a s t h e guest organist for a service celebrating the closer com� munian of the Lutheran Episcopal churches held a t Trin ity Cathedral in Columbia, S . c . In addition, he con­ d ucted the recent a n n u a l Boy Choir Festival at SI. Paul's Cathedral in B u ffa l o , N .Y., a s well as two March performa nces o f Britten's chancel opera, " N oye's Fluke," a t Washi ng­ ton Ca thedral, where Bruce serves a s the a s sistant org a n i st-choirmaster of the Girl Chori sters. The Girl Choris­ ters recently released thei r second CD on the Pro Organa lobel, a n d B r u c e has hod several o r g a n and choral works recently publi shed by Paracalete and Selah presses. Bruce i s now at the Cathedral of SI. P h i l i p i n Atlanta, Ga .

1 980 Robert Rodgers, sen ior executive officer at SI. James Hea l t hcare in B u tte, Mont., advanced to fellow status in the American Col lege of Healthcare Executives, o n i n te r n a­ tional professional soci ety represent­ i ng nearly 3 0 , 000 health care executives. To obta i n fellow status, affiliates m u st demonstrate their edu­ cation, experience and leadership i n t h e healthcare field over a period o f years. Only 3 , 000 healthcare execu­ tives in the country have earned the desi g n a tion.

Scott Herfindahl was pramated to senior vice president o f sales and marketing for the Serta Mattress C o m pany. Scott l i ves in F a i rfield, C a l i f , with his wife, Teresa, and thei r daughter, Lauren, 5 .

Gary Wilson '80, '84, has a new position as princi pal at Loch burn Middle School i n the C lover Pork School Dis trict i n Lakewood, Was h . Gary has been i n the C l over Park School D i strict for many years and has served as principal a t Pork Lodge, Oakwood, T i l l i c u m , Heort­ wood and Parkway elementary schools.

1 984 John Neeb and h i s wife, Michelle, an nounce the b i rth of E m m a Lou ise, on April 2 6 .

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Michael Ronning i s t h e pastor o f S t . luke lutheran C h urch i n W i l l i n gboro, N .J . His wife, C h ri sty, i s a l i t urg ical dance teacher. Their daughter, Morit is 2.

Debra (Eastman) Hudson com­ pleted a moster's degree in early c h i ldhood special education at PLU i n 1 9 9 8 . She is in the precess of applying to a university with a doc­ torate program in educational psy­ chology.

Eric Rizer announces the b i rth o f h i s daughter, Rebekah N a i r n , o n S e p t . 2 3 , 2000.

Linda (Erickson) Hagge and her h u sband, Mel , a n nounce their adop­ tion of Max L i n d e n , fram Tombov, Russia. He was born on Oct. 1 6, 1 99 9 , and j o i ned the Hogge family i ncluding Mark, 1 0, and Laurel, 4, on J u n e 1 4 .


Randy Olson and h i s wife, Barbara, announce the birth of David, o n Dec. 20. H e j o i n s An­ gelo, 2. The fa mily now lives in Bend, Ore., and is e n j oy­ ing the exploration of their new sur­ rou n d i n g s .

19 3 Joanna Robinson Neuberger i s the pastoral counselor i n residence for the Southwestern Washington Synod of the ELCA. She gives coun­ sel and spiritual direction to i ndividu­ als, couples, and fa m i l ies o u t of her office at United Lutheran C h urch i n Tacom a .

LeAnne (Williamson) Kolb and her h u sband, Todd, announce the b i rth of Katherine Groce, on Jon. 2 9 . She joi n s Cora l i n e Renee, 3 .

ment. She also become active in the American Cancer Soci ety Relay for life a n d the Susan B. Kamen Race for the C u re. Connie is survived by her husband of 1 2 years, Mark '88;

1 987

two chi ldren, Bryce and Morissa; her parents, Iver '55 and' Camille '59 (Emerson) Eliason; brother, Kevin

Monica (Hruschka) Harcken and her h usband, Christian, announce the birth of Elena Elisabeth, on J o n . 2 9 . S h e joins Moren, 4 and Bett i n a , 2 . Mon ico i s a homemaker.

Eliason '89; Mark's parents, Marlen (faculty) and Ann '86 (Larson) Miller; and Mark's brother, Brent Miller '90.

Crystal (Woods) Tully and her husband, Mork, a n n ounce the b i rth of Andrea Katharine, on Nov� 1 1 . She j o i n s Brendan, 7 and Ronan, 4 . Crystal i s a stay-at-home m o m and Mark works in praperty i n vestment.

Todd Kinkel, his wife, K i m , and their four c h i l d re n , Kailon, 1 2, Mokena, 9, Hoyden, 7, and Reid, 4 , a r e movi ng t o Haymorket, V a . Tod d is a U . S . Secret Service [USSS) agent and was transferred to Washington D . C . He will be there for the next seven years working a t the USSS headquarters a n d o n a permanent USSS protection deta i l . toddk inke/@msn. cam

Carrie Benson i s the executive ad­ m i n i strator and office manager at Benson Associ ates, llC, in Portland, Ore. S h e was previously o n invest­ ment l i a i son and m u tual fund trader at US Bonk from 1 9 9 2 - 1 997. Corrie is also work ing o n a master's degree in organizational management that w i l l be completed i n May 2002 .

Sandra (Ruch) Holohan is a pedi­ atric nurse practitioner at Brandy­ wine Pediatrics i n W i l m i ngton, Del. She a n d h e r husband, Stephen, have

Carol (Zjtzewitz) Lidberg has won on eight-month bottle with breast cancer that i ncluded chemotherapy and radiation treatments. Her current good health i s proof positive that early detection is critical to fighting this disease. She has been supported by her husband of two years, Steve, a research analyst at Pacific Crest Securities. Steve and Coral live in Portland, Ore., where Coral i s a sales consultant for !ford Gra p h i c s .

three children, J u l io , 7, Scott, 6 , and John, 3 .

John Scheibe began a new position a s c h i ef i nformation officer at The Staubach Company in A p ri l . He l i ves

1 985 Maria (Schweizer) Duffus and her h u sband, Joseph, a n nounce the bi rth of Adam, on April 1 8 . He j o i n s Daniel, 4 . Connie (Eliason '85, '88) Miller died on June 4 after a s i x-week battle with leukemia. C o n n i e grew up in Parkland and graduated from Washington H i g h School. After PlU, she began a 1 6-yeat career in edu­ ca tion, as a sixth grade teacher, i n the Puyal l u p School D i strict. S h e returned t o P L U i n 1 98 8 to com plete a moster's deg ree i n a dm i n i stration. Most recently, she served as the principal o f F i rgrove E l ementary. Connie was d ia g nosed with breast cancer in 1 999 but remained active

Kris Geldaker d i e d suddenly o n March 2 0 o f on aortic d i ssection . H e i s survived b y h i s wife o f 1 7 years, Sharon (Hansen '84), and daugh­ ters, Katie Hope, 1 4 and Marta Groce, I I . They conti n u e to reside in Ketchikan, Alaska, where Kris was vice president of Cruise L i n e Agen­ cies of Alaska and they are members of First Lutheran Church . Memories of Kris ore being collected for h i s daughters a t AKGeldaker@ao/.cam.

in the com m u n i ty, her c h u rc h , and as o n administrator throughout her treat­

in Plano, Texas, with h i s wife, C h r i s , and son, Matthew, 4.

1 986 David a n d Kendra ( R u u d ) Mills have two children, Dallas, 6 and Holey, 3. David is a lead tech writer at Mi crosoft.

Richard a n d Ashlyn (Flanders) Arnold moved bock to Tacoma after R i c h completed a master's of divi n i ty degree at Multnomah Bible Seminary in Portland, Ore. R i ch i s now the manager of messaging and collabo­ ration for I l i u m i net in lacey.

Erika Paduano-Karch opened a counsel i n g service i n Raymond, Was h . , i n November. She is a certi­ fied marriage and fa m i l y thera p i st and a c l i nical member of the Ameri­ can Association of Marriage and F a m i l y Therapists.

Rita (Picinich) Stene and her hus­ band, Don, announce the birth of Doni Olivia, o n June 7.

Ickes ' 9 6 found calling and a 2000-year old mummy in the land of the Pharaohs -



a r l Ickes '96 may be j ust begi n n i n g h is career as an Egyptologist, b u t he can already say h e's discovered a 2000-year-old m u m my. While studyi ng at the Ameri­ can University in Cairo fro m August to December o f last year, Ickes toured the site of a Roman-era cemetery in Hawara. As he walked along with H awara's director of antiq u ities, he no­ ticed


p ie ce of cloth protruding from the sandy ground.

"I played with the cloth j ust a little b i t, and then the d irec­ HE





M U M MY SA N D . "


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tor came and shook the clot h," Ickes said. "And there was a mummy right under the sand," Ickes has been i n terested i n archeology s ince chi ldhood, and after completing an associate's degree at Pierce College­ Puyal l u p in 1 9 93, he came to PLU to study h istOry and anth ropology. While at PLU, Ickes met anthropology professor

David Huelsbeck, who served as a mentor.

After PLU, Ickes went on to do graduate work i n anthro ­ p ol ogy a t Wes t e rn Washington Univers i ty, earning h i s master's ..

d eg re e in 1999. Next fal l , he will begin a Ph.D. program in


EgyptOlogy at Brown University.

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Ickes has participated i n excavations at

n u m ber of s i tes


the Great Pyramids al Giza,

riod of Egyptian h istory, beginning in approximately 3 1 00

in the Un.ited States and abroad, cove ring a variety of periods.

B.C. Specifically, he is fascinated by the Amarna Period-the

l n J u l y 2000, h e was i n terviewed for a popular BBC program

era of the Pharaoh Akenaten and his wife Neferriti, probab le

titled "Meet You r Ancestors" while excavating Roman ruins in

paren ts ofTu t ankhamen. Regard less o f where graduate school takes him, Ickes

sparked h i s i maginati o n , ever s ince he fi rst learned abo ut King

p lans to spend more time in Egypt in the future. "Ideally, I

Tur in the late '70s.

would combine university teac h i ng with seasonal excava tion work," he said.



Ickes would l ike to focus h i s studies on the dynastic pe­ a

the English town o f S i lchester. But Egypt i s the region that ha s


Karl Ickes '96 sits astride a camel Egypt.


1 988 Steve and Lisa (Grass '89) McCuliough,annau nce the bi rth of A n n a , a n J a n . 1 4 . She joins E l l ie, 6, Aaron, 4, and E m i ly, 2. Lisa is h e l p­ ing to develop a new MOPS IMoth­ ers of Preschoolers) program in the Republ ic/Curlew [Wa s h . ) area a n d is home-schooling t h e chi ldre n . Steve finished h i s program for a d m i n istra­ tion certification and accepted a j ob a s principal i n the C u rlew School District. Darrell and Amy (Lillie) Besel a n nounce the bi rth of Roslynn Gerene, a n Feb. 2 0 . She j o i n s Marlee Jay, 4 . B o t h of the g i rls were home births. Dorrell and Amy also celebrated their 1 3 '" wedding a n n i­ versary in J u n e . Amy is a c l i n i ca l supervisor a n d has been with Greater Lakes Mental Heolthcore in Olympia, serving the chronica l ly mentally i l l , for 1 0 years Greg ('88) and Jen nifer (Ander­ son '90) Hermsmeyer a n n o u n ce the birth of Nathan William, on March 6 . He joins Katherine G roce , 4. Greg is a major in the USAF. In J u ly, they moved to Newport, R . I . , where Greg attends the Naval War C o l l ege. He was previously at the A i r Mob i l i ty Warfare Center in Fort Dix, N .J . , where they moved after l iving in Europe for five years. Jenni­ fer is a homemaker. Debbie Mcleod was named execu­ tive vice president and reta i l banking executive for Cascade Bonk i n Everett, Wash. Before j o i n i n g Cas­ cade Bonk, she was a regional vice presid e nt and manager at Bonk of America.

Paul and Ann (Garrity) Tracey a n nounCe the b irth of their daugh ter, F io n a Rose, on Morch 1 5 . Edwin DierdorH graduated with a n assoc iate's degree i n i n formation technology, tec h n ical support and received a certificate of achievement as a m icrocom puter specialist from Bellevue Com m u n i ty College i n 2000. Karen (Auestad) Keenan and h e r husband, Eric, a n nou nce the b i rth of Jenn Christine, on Feb. 1 3 . She joins B e th any, 2 . Marty Murray i s t h e sale proprietor of Murray Medical-Leg a l . A RN a n d BSN, she i s notionally certilied as a CPHQ ICertilied Prolessional i n Healthcare Q u a l i ty) a n d LNCC ILe­ gal Nurse Consultant, Certified ) . She works as a legal n u rse consultant for attorneys and risk management con­ sultant to hospitals a nd phys i c i a n offices.

1 989 Beth Vorderstrasse rec e ived a P h . D . in toxicology from Oregon State U n iversity in J u n e 2000. Beth has a post-doctoral assi stants h i p i n the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences a nd Eric works for the I n sti­ tute of B i ological Chemi stry, both at Was h i ngton State U n ivers i ty. They live in P u l l m a n . Bart Tilly and h i s wife, Careen, have moved back to We natchee, Was h . , with their three native Cali­ fornia sons. W i th both of their fami­ l ies i n Wenatchee, they cred it the lure of free b a by s i tti n g . They were previously i n the Los A ng e l es area for 1 2 years. Bart is building th e Pacific Northwest practice for CollabNet w h i le Coreen is a full time mother. They look forward to rek i n­ d l i n g their Washington fri endsh i p s . Darin a n d Shannon (Roberts) Dollemore a n nounce the b i rth 01 Shayla Lee, on March 1 3 . She j o i n s Shelby, 3 . Maria (Knapton) Oehling a n d her husband, Eric, recently adopted Neika Dominic, born on March 5 . Brandi (Larson) Waters and her husband, Eric. a n nounce the b irt h of G race Anne, on June 1 2 . S h e joins Emily Gerard, 3. B ra n d i i s a home­ maker. She worked for the Wo s h i ng-

ton State Deportment of Corrections until the b i rth of E m ily i n 1 99 8 . Eric is a l ieutenant firefighter and emer­ gency medical tec h n i c i a n . Brendan and Kelly (Mickelsen '89, '9 1 ) Rorem a n nounce the birth of Annelise Kristine, an Feb. 7 . She j o i n s Kathryn, 5, a n d A l i son, 3 . Brendan has a new position as d i rec­ tor of busi ness a n d technology devel­ opment at Western Wireless Corporation in Bellevue.

1 990 Steve and Kim (Berg) Maxwell a n nounce the b i rth of tw ins, Nathan and Brynno, on Aug. 29. Kimberly (Labes) and Joseph '92 King announce the birth of James Jo­ seph, on Jon. 30. He joins Katrina, 2 . Dave Berg a n d h i s wife, Step h a n ie, annou nce the birth of Hol ey, on March 28. She joins N icholas, 2 . Dove also h a s a new job a s d irector of on-o i r promotion for E! Entertain­

ment TV in Los Angeles. He was previously the senior wri ter-p roducer at Cartoon Netv;ork in Atlanta for five years. John Hatley h a s a new pos i tion as a loan officer at F i rst Horizon Home Loo ns in Lynnwood, Was h . He was previously a t Ameriquest Mortgage Company for five years. He and h i s wife, Fra nci ne, recently bought a new home in Marysville, Wa s h . jh o tley@fhhlc . c o m Nikki Poppen-Eagan spent the fall se m es te r i n Florence, Italy teaching two courses: Intercultural Co mmun i­ cotions a n d Florence the City, for 60 Washington State C o m m u n i ty Col­ lege students. Her husband, Scott Eagan '95, and son, Rowan, ac­ compa n ied her on the trip. Scott recently had h i s lirst book, "Pulpit to Poem, Grandfather to Grandso n . " published. Kim (Mangold '90, '94) Townley and her husband, Bryan , a n nounce the b i rth of H a n n a h Renee, on April 7.

Robert Vogelsang accepted a promotion with Washi ngton Mutual

Kristi Gorud and Ken Woldol were married o n Dec. 30 at First Lutheran C h urch in Seattle. Kristi is a regis­ tered nurse and Ken is a student i n the landscape architecture program at Wa shi ngton State U n iversity.

Jan (Korver) Wolsleben a n d her husband, Bill, a n n o u nce the b i rth of Fionno Ruth, o n Dec. 6 . J o n ended her s ix-year term of service i n the U S . Army Mi l i tory Police Corps in J u ly 2000 .

John and Angie (Miller '9 1 ) Skibiel o n nou nce the b i rth of 01 ivia Rose, on April 6. She joins Madison Ashley, 5 , and Donielle Marie, 3 . John co nt i nu es t o practice denti stry

Kaylea (Kersten) Gardner teaches at Tri l l i u m F a m ily Services in a th era­ peutic school for emotionally dis­ turbed g i rls a nd boys. She l ives i n Portland, Ore . , with her husba nd, Dav i d .

i n the Mill Creek, Was h . , area and

en joys having PLU alumni and Lute football friends as patients. js ki . aski@Ver izo n . n e t (photo) Michael Welk and some colleagues from Key Asset Management started a Tacoma office for the Seattle based Laird Norton F i na ncial Group. They will provide trust and i nvestment management services for high net worth individuals in the South Puget Sound area . Michael was at Key Asset Management for 1 0 yeors. Karen (Atkin) Vaver received a moster's d e g ree in education from the U n iversity of Washington on June 8 . She i s a teac h e r i n the U niversity Place IWa s h . ) School District.

1 99 1 Sieg and Kelly Johnson a n nounce the birth of ",vins, Annol iese Grace and Sven Eric, on Nov. 1 7 . They join S i r i , 5 and Gunnar, 2 . Scoll and Julie (Vraspir) Sager a n nounce the b i rth of Made l i ne N icole, on Nov. 5. S h e joins Nathaniel Douglas, 4 . Julie teaches Kindermusik classes for young chil­ dren, port time aut of their home_ The rest of the time she is a full-time

mother. Scott i s the regional man­ ager of Western Montano for Enter­ prise Rent-A-Car. Tiffany (Heidt) HuHine and her husband, Cory, a re in the Master's in n u rsing program a t the U n iversity of Southern Maine. They will graduate in May 2003 a s fa m i ly nurse practi­ tioners. Eric Olson and his wife, A n ne, have one child, Mari Ruth, I . Eric works

Business Banking and moved to th e Seattle office. On April ) , he be­

at Nordstrom.

came a vice president a n d certified cash manager i n Treasury Manage­ ment Services. He and his wife, Teresa, live i n Snohomish, Was h . They were previously i n Portland, Ore.

partment coordinator at Hope Va ll ey

College in Derbyshire, England, where he has been teaching for one­ a n d-a-half years. He is also studying toward a n MSc i n Multimedia Educa­ tion at Sheffield H allam University.

Tom and Karen ( E rickson '9 1 ) Taylor a n nounce the bi rth of Alec Thomas, on Ap r i l 9.

Tara Shadduck '91 is the a n tique print d i rector a t Davidson Galleries i n Pioneer Square, Seattle. Her h u s­ band, Steve Wangen '90, is a naturopathic doctor in Bothell, Wash.

Teresa (Hebert) Gallaher and her husband, Chad, announce the birth 01 A le xa n d ra , an Feb. 1 9, 2000. Teresa i s a mortgage broker at Reside ntial Mortgage Con­ cepts in Seattle and Chad i s a credit m a n ager.

Gina (Grass '9 1 , '96) and Kevin '90 Weberg a n nounce the b i rth 01 Trevor Po tri ck , on May I 8 . He jOi ns

Joy (Nickel) Gehlen and her hus­ band, Steven, a n nounce the birth of Julia Marie, o n April 2 9 . S h e j o i n s David, 4 . April Overstreet has a new posi­ tion as assistant professor of Spanish at Willomette U n iversity in Solem. Ore. She was previously i n Massa­ chusetts.

John Hatley is a loon officer at First Horizon Home Loans i n Lynnwood, Was h . He lives in Marysville with his wife, Francine, and three sons, John, 1 0, J a m es, 8 , a n d David, 4.

www. firsthorizonusa. com/jack hatley

Holly Thorpe a n d Derek Sontz were married on May 26 at Six Cane Farm, owned by Derek's si ster, in Da rnestown, Md. Hally and Derek met at the Lazy Lizard Hostel in Moab, Utah where they were bath travel i n g . Hally is a social worker in the Head Start program in the Loudoun County Pu bl ic School system

and Derek teaches C i sco networking.

They live at Six Cone Form.

Eric Knutsen was promoted to de­

Laurel, 2 .

1 992 Jordi Yokers was working i n Swit­ zerland until June. She now lives i n the Pacific Northwest. She received a master's of divi n i ty degree from Lutheran School of Theology at C h i­ cago in June 2000 . Carmen Hauck received a master's of education degree with certifica­ tion to teach high school biology in May. S h e plans to stay in the Missoula, Monl., area and i s work­ ing as a tutor for the school d i strict. Stephen Kilbreath a n d Amy Meyer were married on Dec. 1 6 at U n iversity Presbyterian C h u rch in Seattle. Step hen now works for the Ackerley Group as mor n i n g shaw co-hast at KUBE-FM.

Susie (Graybeal) Burns a n d her husband, Marc, a n nounce the birth of Amanda, on Aug. 2 1 , 2000 . Susie is the marketing programs m a n a g e r at C i sco Syste ms. Timmothy Stephan and h i s wife, Jenn ifer, a nn ounce the birth 01 A n n i ka, on May 2 4 . I n August, Timmothy beg a n a new position as o n agent with State Farm I n surance i n Anchorage. Brian Aust a nd his wife, a n nounce the b i rth of E l iot, on May 5. Brian is a n attorney at Guyton Law Office i n S t . Paul, M i n n . B i l l '90 and Kaaren (Goeller) Bloom a n nounce the birth of Ava, on March 2 9 . B i l l and Sheri (Noah) Feeney announce the birth of Emma Lee, a n

May 2 4 . She joins Claire, 3 , a n d Isaac, 2 . B i l l i s a production underwriter for P h i ladel­ phia I n s u rance Company in Seattle and Sheri i s a homemaker.

1 993 Krista Busenius a n d Gregg Bea­ vers wer e married on June 24, 2000 a t SI. Paul's Episcopal C h u rch i n Wa lnu t Creek, Calif. Kelly (Hoeckleburg '93) Young and Jayne (McNutt '93) Leighty rea d the lesso n s . Krista is the senior loan adviser for Western Bank in Tacoma and Gregg is the reg ional vice presi­ dent for auditing with Key Bank i n Tacom a . They live i n Puya l l u p . Cheryl Brost is the n e w g i rls' head soccer coach at S h eldon H i g h School i n Eugene, Ore. Wendy Kritsky is a physical thera­ pist for strake patients at Rehab Hos­ p i ta l i n Pittsburgh, Pen n . William Kiser, capta i n i n the U . S . Navy, assumed command o f the Naval Hospital in Guam lost F e bru­ a ry. Before PLU, W i l l i a m earned a bachelor of science degree from A b i lene C h ristian U n iversity in 1 975 and a medical doctorate from the U n iversity of South Florida College of Med i c i n e in 1 97 8 .

A m y Nance Cebull a nd her husband, Brian, a n nounce the birth of Dana Louise. on April 27. Hengmo McCall i s serving i n the U . S . Army a t the V i iseck Health Clinic a t Vi lseck-Grafenwoehr Military Com­

m u n i ty i n Germa ny. She has been o n active duty for o n e year. Brian and Erika (Evans) Flallum a n nounce the birth of Ally N icole, o n M a y 2 2 . S h e joins J a red Tyler, 3 . B r i a n is the senior d i rector of youth programs at the Mel Karum YMCA i n Puya l l u p , a n d Erika i s a d i stribution channel analyst at Western Wireless Corporation in Bellevue. Kari Anderson is the new executive d i rector for the American Heart Asso­ ciation i n Tac om a . Catherine (Johnson) Mulhall graduated from Catholic U n ive rs ity's Master of Soc i a l Work program with honors in May. S h e i s a psychothera­ p i st affi l i ated with the Sante Group i n Si lver Spring, Md. Brad and Molly (Tvedt) Uhlen hoH adopted Sophia Grace, 3, and Elisabeth Annaliese, 2, i n J a n u a ry. They join Madison, 9, and Aloina, 2. Brad is em ployed at Hewlett Packard a nd Molly stays busy at home with the girls.

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(Miller '95) Scoll a n nounce the b i rth of Jackson Paul, on May 2 6 . Jackson was baptized on J u ne 1 7 at Mountain View Lutheran Church i n Tacoma. Pastor John Vaswig '80 officiated. His Godparents a re Toby '93 and Kirstan (Leatha '94) Tobin and Mark '88 and Lari (Scott '90) Schmidt.

1 994 Gina (Procopio) Remington gradu­ ated from Creighton U n iversity School of Me d i c i n e in May. She is i n the accelerated family prac ti c e resi­ dency program at Creighton U n ive r­ sity. She looks forward to completing her residency in tv;a yeors. Allison (Svingen) Connor and her husband, Sea n , a n nounce the bi rth of E m m a , on March 6. She joins Jackson, 3 A l l i son is a freelance graphic designer. Anjanelle (Knapp) Steer and her husband, Zach, a re the new owners of the Sheep Mou nta i n Lodge i n Palmer, Alask a . The lodge h a s 1 0 guest cabins a n d offers h ik i n g a n d wildl ife v i e w i n g Magg i e spends time doing natural h i s to ry i nt er pre ta ­ ti o n . Jimmy Grierson g raduated from the U n i versity of Wash i ngton School of Med icine i n J u n e . He is working at the Southwest Wa shi ngton Medi­ cal Center in Vancouver. Cathy Farmer received a n MBA from the U n iversity of Notre Dame i n 1 999. S h e recently accepted the pos ition of d i rector of p l a n n i n g a n d a nalysis i n t h e pulp, paper a n d pack­ aging division at Weyerhaeuser. Mike and Erin ( Koster '95) Fuller announce the birth of Zachary Austin, on May 7. Kurt and Stacia (Gaston) Wa llitner a n nounce the b i rth of Ca rson Scott, on April 1 2 . He joins Keegan Jon, 2 . Kurt i s a graphic designer a t Deloitte & Touche LLP in Seattle and Stacia awns back2back design studio i n Part Orchard. Robert Church is attending the U n iversity of Arizona Medical School in Tucson, where he lives with his wife, Jana, a pharmacist.

1 995 Scott Eagan recently h a d his first book, "Pulpit to Poem, Grandfather to Grandson," publishe d . Chris a n d Melanie (Phair) Egan a n nounce the birth of Madi­ son Mabel Ann, o n Nov. 6. Mel a n i e i s a teacher at H illtop Elementary School i n Puyallup and

is a sports reporter, producer and anchor a t Northwest Cable News in Seattle.

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Brell Stevenson and his wife, E l i za­ beth, a n nounce the birth of Ash ley Marie, on April 1 4 .



Bethany Graham a nd Chri stopher Laws were married a n May 2 9 i n Seeley Lake, Mont. Michelle (Osborn '95) Neeb was a brides­ rnaid. They moved to San Francisco where Bethany is a j u d i C i a l law clerk for Judge James Brown i n g in the N i n th Circu i t Court of A p peals, a nd C hris toph e r is a rep re se nt a t i ve for

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Pyramid Brewing. Next year, they plan to rnove to Portland, Ore_,

where Bethany will be working as a l i tigation associate at the law firm of Perkins Coie.

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Erin Deegan is a short-term m i ssion coordinator at Operation Mobi l i za­ tion, on i n ternational, nan-denomina­ tional, C h ristian mission organiza t i o n . She serves i n the USA office i n Atla n ta, G a .

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alumni class notes

. S h epard '89 wins Intel award for innovative math program BY



alancing a checkbook. Figuring sales

sents basic concepts abo u t money, personal

essential for navigating the modern

finance, the wo rking world and the way math

world-b u t if you're a high school student and

and econo mic concepts apply to life in gen­

don't know the ropes, wbo do you turn to fo r



Over the fo ur h igh school years-in math­

At Puyal lup'S Emerald Ridge H igh School it's math teacher Tracie S hepard '89.

"J ust before Ch ristmas, in my t h i rd year

e m atics classes from pre-algebra through p re-calculus-students take a day o r two our o f each g uarrer to study one of the 20 u n i ts

teaching trig, I overheard my students saying

S hepa rd developed. The topics become Illore

that they did n't know how to figmc a 30 per­

com plex as students progress, from how to

cent discount," S h e p ard said. "They were

buy a car a nd how to calculate credit card in­

taking items to the cash register to see what

terest to how to b u y your first house or invest

the cost would be.

in I RAs and stocks.

"I was astounded. H e re they were, success­

" T h e students work i n groups o f four, b u t

fully learning trigonometry, b u t they didn't

each student i s individually acco untable,"

know how to do the math fo r leaving a tip or

S hepard said. " It's not like sOllle group work

paying sales tax . "

where one student can carry the others. Each

The revelation p rompted Shepard to create

student must do his o r her own parr. They

an i n novative math program that teaches h igh

then come together ro evaluate and complete

school students about econom ics and per­

the group projecr."

sonal finance. Last s p ring the p rogram, "Questions About M oney & Personal Fi nance? Tracie Shepard '89 in her classroom

The Questions About M o ney program pre­

tax. B uying a car. All are life-sk ills

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trip wit h her husband and three children. "We're going to Disneyland."

Heather Overman died on J u n e 5 of gaslric co ncer. Healher gradualed from PLU wilh degrees i n pre-law and hi slory bul decided to slarl her own busi ness, Lawn ladies, i nslead of going 10 law school. She was also Ihe assislanl coach for women's faslpitch at H i g h l i n e Commun ily College. I n 1 99 9 she a p p l i ed a n d w a s accepled f o r a j o b a s a firefighler in the Tacoma Fire Deparl­ menl. She was aSSigned to fire sla­ lion No. 1 5 where she worked 10 become a ful l-fledged firefighler,

compleling her probalion on Morch 1 , despile her i l lness. Healher is survived by her mol her and falher, a s isler, a slepbralher a n d a slepsisler.

Esther Chon received a mosier o f n u r s i n g deg ree i n Ihe fa m il y nurse praclitioners program a t the U n i ver­ s i ly of Washinglon in Ju ne. She ac­ cepled a pori-lime leaching posi tion wilh Norlh Seo�le Commun ily Col­ lege a s a c l i n ical fac u l ly i n slruclor. ESlher conlinues 10 work in Ihe emer­ gency deparlmenl as a regislered n u rse.

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Sco" Jensen ond Jill Jonke '99 were married on J u ly 7. They l ive in Arizona where Scott is a financial a nalyst. Rodney Von Andel and Mindy Fra n k l i n were married o n J u ly 7. They mel in Milwaukee, Wis., where Rodney i s a residenl phys i c i a n 01 SI. Michael Hospital and Mindy i s a social worker 01 Evangelical C h i ld a n d Family Agency. Mi ndy is from longview, Texas. Brion Pochert and Mory Zylstra '98 a n nounce Ihe b i r l h of Meghan Groce, on March 26. She j o i n s Gavin, 3 . Brion i s a p o l i c e officer i n Kennewick, Wash.

1 996 AnneMarie Sorenson and Yael Sanlos were married o n July 2 2 , 2000 i n Tegucigalpa, Hond uras. AnneMarie is o n ESl teacher and m i granl home visilor for Ihe Ellensburg (Wa s h . ) School Disirici

Edmond Hrivnak and his w i fe,

and Yoel i s o n i n terpreler. They mourn Ihe loss o f Iheir first c h i l d , S o r e n Yoe l , w h o died o n J o n . 4.

J e n n i fer, relurned 10 Ihe Norlhwesl a fler l i v i ng in Mississippi for more

I n Februory, Rod N a s h and h i s wife, M indy, bought a home in Ihe H ililop

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neighborhood of Tacoma, where Rod i s Ihe area direclor for Young life.

Margoret (Core) Ryon and her husband, Ryan, a n nounce Ihe bi rlh of Nathan Thomas, on April 1 1.

Ben Vohl and his wife, ssa, announce Ihe birlh of Eliol Benjamin, on April 2. He joins Sydney Paige, 2 . Jenna Edlund is a producl-markel­ ing manager al lnlel i n Parsippany, NJ. Michelle Ri"er a n d Jeffrey C h urch were married on Sepl. 30, 2000 0 1 lord of l i fe lulheran Church i n Kennewick, Wash. Michelle i s a credil analysl 01 F i rsl Bonk of Ari­ zona in Scottsdale a n d J effrey i s a projeci manager 01 BOC Edwards i n Phoe n i x . Erin Willioms and J o n Conine were married on Sepl. 3, 2000 in Olym­ pia. E r i n works for Ihe C i ly o f Olym­ pia and Jon works 01 Maslerly Corp. Seth Spidahl was recenlly hired as on assislanl coach on the U niversily o f Was h i n g ton men's soccer slaff. Afler Ptu, Selh played Ihree seasons wilh Ihe Sealile Sea Dogs, helping Ihe leam win Ihe Conli nenlal lndaor Soccer league litle in 1 997. For Ihe pasl Iwo years, he has been coach­ ing d i reclor for F. e . United, a boys premier c l u b leam in Tacoma and o n assistant soccer coach 0 1 t h e U n iver­ sily of Pugel Sound. John Gumprecht gradualed wilh a juris doclorale from Sealtle U n iversily School of low in May. Chris Freudenreich is on audil manager 01 Ihe notional office of Dela ille & Touche i n Willon, Conn . He i s also in Iheir two-yeor monage­ menl developmenl program working with Ihe firm's leaders 10 develop new busi ness processes for Ihe a u d i t deparlmenl.

Ihan Iwo yeors. J e n n i fer Iransferred

McC hord Air Force Bose in Tacoma. They are bolh laking a break from emergency n u rsing and looking for somelhing new 10 do.

Gregory DeJardin and Kelly Fredrickson were married on May 1 2, 2000. Rod Nosh '96, Ryon McDonald '95, a n d Trocy DeJardin McDonald '92 were i n I h e wed d i n g . Greg a n d K e l l y are living i n Ta coma's Hilliop neig h bor­ hood, where Greg is o n Upward Bound inslruclor. Julie Nordstrom gradualed from Idaho Stole U n iversily on May 1 9 . She received a mosier's degree i n occupolional lherapy a n d a mosier's degree in early childhood speCial ed ucalion. Rebecca (Bjork) Hillman i s a si nger/voice leacher. She lives in lake Foresl Pork, Was h . , with her h u s band, C h ris, and son, Quinn, 1 . 'Daniel Sparrell ond Lisa McDaniel '91 were married o n May 1 2 , on Ihe long Beach [Wa s h . ) pen­ insula. Stacey (Heller '90), Weeks, Amy Bockelmon '93, and Bret Bockelman '90 were in Ihe wedding. The ceremony was per­ formed by John Hanby '92. Donny and l i sa live i n Sealile with Iheir two dogs and two cols. Karlynn Swanson gradualed wilh a mosler's degree i n physical therapy from Ihe College of SI. Calherine, M i n neapolis, on May 1 9 . She works in Ihe physical lherapy deparlmenl 01 legacy Emanuel Has­ pilal in Portland, Ore. Erik Ryan and Turi Wid steen were married on Sept. 30, 2000 al lhe Chapel 01 Mounlo i n View lUlheran C h u rch i n Edgewood, Wash. The bride i s Ihe doughier of Kristi (Hildahl '7 1 ) and Jim '69 Widsteen . Lisa Erickson '9S, Amy

SaothoH '95, Jennifer (MocDougal '95) Fulfs, Karl Ryan '0 1 , Erik Wid steen ' 0 1 , Kari Nelson '96, and Joelle Berry '00 were i n Ihe wedd i n g . Turi and Erik are bOlh praduci managers 01 Microsafl. After a honeymoon i n K a u a i , they have seilled inlo Iheir new home in Bellevue.

1 997 Young Kim and Palricia Sanders were married on Feb. 23 in Tacoma . Young is on a d m i n i slralive supervisor a t Vo l ley Med icol C e n ler a n d Palricia i s a regislered nurse.

George Owings i s a sen ior devel­ oper 0 1 Aeg i s Group, I n c . , a soft­ ware consulling firm. He scuba dives frequenlly wilh his fia ncee. Ryon Alexander and J e n n i fer lichl were married on July 2 2 , 2000 01 F i rsl Presbylerian C h u rch in Yak i m a , Wash. Jennifer ollended P l U a nd gradualed from SI. Olaf College, M i n n . , wilh a degree i n music educa­ lion. Ryan i s allend i n g lUlher Semi­ nary in SI. Pa ul, M i n n . , and works in youth min islry 01 SI. Andrews lulheran C h urc h .

Patrick Butler assumed direclors h i p o f I h e evening newscosls 0 1 KlN C h a n n e l 7, on ABC affi l i ate, in Tyler, Texas, on April 1 .

Aoron Stewart and Jenny Gotter '99 were married on April 1 5 , 2000 i n Beaverlon, Ore. Ross Stewart '98, Tad Monroe '97, Chris Reinmuth '98, Rod Nosh '96, Greg Dejardin '96, Ryon Alexander '97, April (Kludt '99) Williams, Erin Alexander '99, Leslie Hampton '99, a n d Jennifer (Smith '99) Henning were in Ihe wedding. Aoron is a youlh paslor 01

U n iversily Place Presbylerian Church i n Tacoma a nd Jenny is a corporale Irainer 01 World Vision in Federal Way.

Amy (Cram) Gillespie a n d her h u sb a n d , Palrick, a nnounce Ihe bi rlh of Iheir doughier, Shannon, on March 20.

Devro Sigle­ Hermosilla has a new position as a n associate 0 1 Ihe low firm of Paine, Hamblen, Coffin, Brooke & Mil ler llP, in Spokane, Wash. S h e received her J . D . fram Sealile U n iversily, where she was on Ihe Dean's lisl, and a member of Ihe Commercial low Lea g u e of America, and Ihe Execu­ tive C o m m i ttee of the Allernative D i spule Resolulion Board. During low school, Devro was a Rule 9 Public Defender I n lern 0 1 Kameron e. Cayce & Assaciales in Renton, Wash . , and o n inlern 01 Paine, Hamblen during Ihe s u m mer of 2000. Before low school, Devra was a personnel specialisl a t Boe i n g . AI Pa ine, Hambl en, Devra will empha­ size civil liligalion a n d fa m i ly low. Noelle Dennis and C h rislopher Nelson were married o n May 5 in Sealile. Susan Wagener '97 and Angela Jocobson '98 were in Ihe weddi n g . Noelle is a Ira i n i n g cansu llanl with Onyx Sofl­ wore a n d C h rislopher is Ihe assislanl 10 Ihe presidenl, Pacific division, 0 1 B M C West Corporalion. Keleigh Burkholder and Dovid Allen '0 1 were married on Ocl. 7 , 2000, 0 1 Tri n i ly lUlheran Church i n Pa rkla n d . P L U Cam pus M i n i sler, Nancy Connor, officialed . Susannah Barber '96, Christine Bumpous '00, Heother Sewell '00, Sarah Allen '0 1 (David's sis­ ler), Andrew Grimberg '99, Keith Folsom '85 a n d Nathan Berg '01 were i n Ihe wed d i n g . Keleigh works i n Ihe developmenl office and David i s Ihe nelwork manager in Ihe com­ puling a n d lelecomm u n icalions de­ porlmenl, bOlh a t PlU.


Janet Broyles and Destry Johnson were married J u ne 30, 2000 a t Pilgrim Lutheran C h u rch i n Puya l l u p . J a n et is a regi stered n u rse in Puya l l u p and Destry i s on engi­ neer at Boei n g .

1 998 Chyl Helms i s a registered n u r s e for the Tobago Reg i o n a l Health Author­ ity in Tri n idad a nd Tobago in the West Indies. Matt Torfin recently moved bock to Was h i ngton after working in E u rope for the international arg a n i zation, "Up with People," as on event man­ ager. Wendy Kennedy is living in Was h . , D . C . a nd studyi ng i n terior des i g n . Signe Baumann is a research assis­ tant far a stoff scientist, in the field of oceanography and fish ecology, at the Pri nce W i l l i a m Sound Science Center i n Cordova, Alaska . Wendy Henderson and George Nuxoll were married on Sept. 30, 2000 at St. George Byzantine Cathol i c C h urch - O u r Lady of Per­ petual Help S h ri n e in Kennewick, Was h . Wendy works part-time at S t . J o s e p h Catholic School i n Kennewick and George works at U n ited West­ ern Technologi es, in Pasco. Eric Moody i s in the P h . D . experi­ mental soc ial psychology program at the U n iversity of Denver, Colo. He was previously a psychology re­ searcher at the Notional Jewish Med ical and Research Center i n Denver. Stacie Pinkney a n nou nces the b i rth of her daughter, Tori C a l k i n s , on April 6 . Kelle Nelson-Bunkers a n d her husband, Shown, a n nou nce the birth of their son, Tristen, on Jon. 1 7 . Kelle i s pursuing a master of divin ity de­ gree at Luther Sem inary. They live i n Woodbury, M i n n . Heidi Stout b e g a n warking at t h e Partland B usiness Journal i n February as a health core and real estate reporter. Mike James completed his second yea r of teaching bond a t Totem Jun­ ior High School i n Federal Way, Wa s h .

1 999 Jennifer Johnson i s teaching En­ gl ish as a second lang uage to ch il­ dren and adu lts at on E n g l i s h F i rst school in Malang, East Java, Indone­ sia. Andrew Ecklund w a s promoted to first l i eutenant in the U . S . Army. He also earned h i s ranger tab, expert i n fa ntryman's badge and served as I n fantry R i fle Platoon leader and Mortar Platoon leader. He is cur­ rently stationed in Schwe i n furt, Ger­ many for three years.


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Tammy (Byers) Kirby and her hus­ band, Kyle, a n nou nce the b i rth of their son, Kian, on Dec. 6 . To mmy i s a second grade teacher in the Monson (Wa s h . ) School Di strict. S h e teaches reading a nd writing i n Span­ ish. Kyle i s a firefig hter. Debra Potocny is a sales represen­ tative at Roy Arndt Optical Suppl ies i n Partland, Ore. Kristy Halverson has a new posi­ tion as a reparter for The Northwest Florida Doily News. She was previ­ ously a reparter for The Puya l l u p Herold. Erika Ben nett a nd Benja m i n Lucas were married on J u n e 2 3 . Erika is a computer teacher at Santo Teresita School and B e n j a m i n i s a web devel­ oper, both in Los Angeles. Lesley Pettigrew returned to the u . S . after l iving i n Japan for 1 0 years. She lives i n La Jolla, C a l i f , w i t h h e r husband, Ta kata, a n d their daughter, Elen. Lesley i s a full-time mom a n d Takata is a biolog i st a t the Scripps Research I n stitute. Sara Reibel and Aaron Locke were married on Sept. 2. Sora is a special education teacher i n the Puya llup School District a n d Aaron is a soft­ ware suppart speci a l ist. 'Dan Claridge is wark ing i n sales and marketing at Thompson River Lumber i n Thompson Falls, Mont. Trevin Carlson was promoted to seniar flight i nstructar at Wings Aloft at Boeing F i eld i n Seattle. He a l so flies far KOMO News d u r i n g the morn i ng Traffic Watch broadcast. Jennifer (Smith) Henning a n d her husband, Chris, are l i v i ng in Winter Pork, Flo. 'Elsa Carlisle completed her first year in the moster's prog ram a t the School of Mo rine Affairs a t the U n i­ versity of Was h i ngto n . Melissa Zook a n d Thomas Boyer were morri.,d on June 20 i n Seattle. Melissa is a reg istered nurse at Overlake Hospital i n Bellevue a n d T h o m a s is on emergency room physi­ cian. Jonathan Kullnat i s attend i n g Or­ egon Health Sciences U n iversity i n Portland. Katrina Johnson and Craig Coovert '00 were married on J u ly 2 1 at St. Patrick's Church in Tacoma. Chris Coovert '97, Christian Anderson '98, David Sutherland '0 1 , Micah Shea '98, and Jennifer Whitlock '99 were in the wedd i n g . C r a i g is t h e web developer at KPLU and Katrina is a S p a n i s h teacher at Bellarm i ne Preparatory School in Tacoma.

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Jenny Roraback works at ZymaGenetics in Seattle doing l a bo­ ratory researc h . In May, she traveled with Katie Mininger '00 to Barcelona, S p a i n , to v i s i t Tiano Harper '00 who is living there.

Jessica Allen and Greg Pickett '00 were m a rried on Feb. 24 in Sedona, Ariz. Greg received a Ro­ tary scholars h i p and they moved to Ecuador far seven months where Greg is studying and Jessica is teaching. When they return they plan to live i n the Tacoma area where Greg will work at Alaska A i rl i nes and Jessica will teach a t a high school.

Gwendolyn Paillette, serving with the Peace Corps, arrived i n Benin, West Africa, i n September 2000. After completing her tra i n i ng, she moved to the v i l lage, Athieme, where she i s working with i n fant mal nutri­ tion, AIDS education and programs for HIV positive individuals. Gwendolyn also works with a "women in development" program that provides scholars h i p s to g i rls so they can complete high school. She loves living i n Athieme and getting m o i l from home. Wai M a n a n d Cecily Chan an­ nounce the b i rth of N icole, on Dec. 2. Wai Man i s a manager a t ltd . , i n Hong Kong.

on May 1 8 .

Connie (Eliason) Miller

Amelia (Holmquist) Wright d i ed

' 8 5 , ' 8 8 , d ied on June 4 .

June 5 .

d ied on May 2 5 .

Don Kreick died


March 1 9 .

Wendell Lile died on April 5 . Ernest Randolph d i ed on J u ne 20. Dolores (Johnson) Lobeda died on April 1 3 .

Jack Proud d i ed on March 29. Ronald Johnson died on April 2 9 . Ronald Turley d i e d on A p r i l 1 1 . Henry Nyirenda d i ed in April. He was chosen by PlU's A l u m n i A"otia­ tion to be honored during the PlU 1 990 Centen nial celebration where 1 00 persons were recognized lor their achievements, leaders h i p, and i nvolvement in their commun ities. Aller receiving a Bachelor's of Busi­ ness Ad m i n i stration degree from PlU, Henry was a consultant to the gov­ ernment 01 Botswana ond wos re­ sponsible for all aspects of the b u i l d i n g of the city of Jwaneng, Botswana i nclud i ng h i g hways, streets, homes, busi nesses, agencies, bonks, churches, a n d com m u n i ty centers. He was also a former Tanza­ nian governmental official and re­ ceived the PlU Disti n g u ished Service Award i n 1 98 4 .

Leah Arnold and Kev i n Wilson were married on May 22. Leah i s a nurse at St. Joseph's Med ical S u rgi­ cal Center i n Tacoma and Kev i n is a sergeant in the U . S . Army. They l ive in Lakewood.



Alice (Ford) Pflueger Tingstrom

Suzanne Sampson is in the U . S . Naval Reserves. S h e l ives i n Seffner, Flo .


Kri. Geldaker d i ed on March


May 3 .

Audra Buckley is teaching fourth grade at on i nternational Christian school i n Suriname, South America, far the 200 1 -2002 school year.

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Grace ( H olte) Olson d i ed on J a n .

Heather Overman died on

Sarah Groesch a n d Jeff Chandler were married on April 2 1 at C hapel H i l l Presbyterian C h u rch i n G i g Har­ bor, Wash. Karin Berglund '99, Katie Yocum '00, a nd Mark Groesch '03 were i n the wed d i n g . S a r a h and J e f f honeymooned on Kau a i . They l ive i n Van couver, Wa s h . , where Jeff is a mecha n i ca l engi neer.


Teralyn Colbert is the di rector o f youth m i n i stries at K i n g of Glary Lutheran C h u rch i n Founta i n Volley, Calif

Jen nifer Hiatt is i n the moster's program far anesthesiology at Case Western Reserve U n iversity in Cleve­ land, O h i o .

Hazel (Roti) Johnson d i ed on

C rystal Landers a nd P h i l i p Burman were married on Dec. 3 0 . P h i l i p and Crystal met i n South Africa where C rystal was working a t his si ster's safari company, Mafige n i . They continue to live and work at Mafigeni as photographic safari gu ides. They have a l so started their own bus iness breed i n g Nyala a n te­ lope.


Annalee Nelson a n d Carl Tobey were married on J u n e 3 0 .

on June 1 1 .

Kari Nyman and Jay Chennault were married on Dec. 1 7 i n Tacoma . Tad Monroe '97 officiated . Stacy Catterall '97, C h ris Catterall '97, and Paul Baurichter '00 were in the wed d i n g . The couple honey­ mooned in Cabo Son Lucas, Mexico.


Erik Mortensen went to Europe over the s u m mer.

Lorraine (Thoren) Forsberg died

Brian Vertrees accepted a position as a h i g h technology project man­ ager at Market Trends Research i n Seattle.


Kristin Olson is a second grade teacher at Kent-Pra i ri e Elementary School i n the A r l i n gton (Was h . ) School D i strict.

Dr. Patsy Hegstad d i ed o n April 1 9 _ S h e w a s on active volu nteer at PlU's Women's Center and a n adjunct facu l ty member. She is survived by her husband, Toby and daughter, Mario. Kelmer Roe died on May 1 8 . Kelmer was the lourth c h i l d born to lngeborg and Nels Nelson-Roe in C a n ton, S.D .. on Aug. 3 1 , 1 900. He went to luther College in Decorah, Iowa, where he played clarinet in the college bond a nd symphony orchestra and was on the debate tea m . Kelmer graduated with honors i n 1 9 25 a n d then went t o luther Seminary in St. Paul, M i n n . , before pursu i n g a master's degree in h istory at Princeton. Kelmer married Hannah Quien i n 1 93 0 . He taught history and religion a t luther College before moving to G i g Harbor, Was h . , in 1 93 3 where h e was pastor t o the lutheran C h urch_ Kelmar and Ha�nah then moved to Bethel lutheran C h u rch i n Sacramento, Calil., where they stayed lor 1 4 years before Kelmer accepted a professorsh i p in Greek and religion at PlU. Kelmer retired from PlU in 1 968 but they continued to l ive in Parkland a n d remained active at Tri n i ty Lutheran C h urch and PlU until 1 997. Kelmer a n d H o n n a h were married for 69 years when Hannah d i ed i n 1 999. Kelmer i s survived b y h i s fwo chi ldren, Naomi and David, five grandchi ldren and five great­ grandchi ldren_

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never grow weary of the n a m ral beauty i n which the un iversity campus rests. We work among wwe ring firs, ancient fo rests, and expansive lawns marked by di verse fo li age. Not long ago, after taking a wa lk around the cam p u s , a fri e n d of m i n e suggested dut facu l ty and stud ents must be easily d istracted in class by what she called "this e nchanted garden." The night o f her visit we sat in rhe amphi theall:r oll Cside of the Mary Baker Russell Music Center and l i s tened to a j azz combo welcome the 11100n and distant stars against the azu re field of the wes tern sky. Such is our gar­ den. Yet s nakes seem to appear in most gardens: SOllle benign, ot hers qui(e deadly. w i l l be d i ffic u l t


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walk across (he campus-to me­

ander from the Russe [ [ amphi t h eater toward Eastvo[d-wi t h o u t remembering the sight ofJ i m Holl oway's body covered b y a police carp. As a p ro­ fes s o r o f Eu ropean religious h i s tory, I k n ow that some Chr istians consider the practice o f honoring martyrs and saints an u n fortunate development within C h ri s t i a n i ty, a practice best set aside by a fai th more reasonable i f not bib lical. So, w i t h i n a few ho urs of J i m's deat h , 1 was surprised to see a n

Dr. James Holloway, sealed before one of the many organs h e played d u ring his brilliant

ca reer.

ever-ex panding ci rcle o f b u rn i n g candles, HalVe rs, messages, a.nd crosses marking rhe place of h i s death. A " m a rtyr's c i rcle" so to speak, s u rro u n ded by people kneeL ing, s i n ging, p rayi ng, whisperi ng, and each other i n this time o f peril. Indeed, who could h ave i m agined on the m o rn i n g o f May 1 7, as No rwegian srud ents sang r h e i r national anthem that we would end the day weeping as hun d r'ds of us sang ' Beau t i fu l Savior' outside

Ison AuditO r i u m ?

Eadiet' in the wee k , J i m and I mer t o discuss the prep a rations h e was making fo r wors h .i p at the Sou thwestern WashingtOn Synod Assemb[y. J i m \vas never a t a lo s s fo r words-enchan ting, scho[­ arly, deliriously fu nny words. At one poi n t, he told a rerrib[y bawdy stOry and then, as I was s t i l l l a u g h i n g, began to expo u n d on the ' <Lx i o m a tic prin­ ci ples and fundamen­ tal srrategies' t h at mUSt be observed i n the celebration o f any p u b l i c ritual. Wirh s u ch a p p arent ease, he

could tell a joke and then del iver a serious COIll­ mentary o n just abour anyth i ng. For instance, he

Yes , h is fam i ly-so dear to many at the u n iver­ s i ty-mourns r h e death of a beloved spouse and

was not happy wi tll the choice o f a whi te gospel

fa tber. The ch urches of the Northwe:t have lost a

h y m n selected fo r s i nging a( the assembly. " Sa m ,

v i s i o nary musician and m e n tor. H i s d iverse. array of

t h i s o l d hound d o g of a hymn can b e played l i ke

friends w i l l no longer heal" h i s rerrib[), fu n ny jo kes

r h i s , " he laughed as he ba nged o u t an aggressive

p l ucked from the pathos of southern l i fe. B u t we i n

marc h i n g re n d i ti o n of the t u n c . " O r," he contin ued

t h i s u n iversity have lost th<u rarest o f creatures: a

mild ly, "we can rransform i t i n to a lyrical

elegy l i ke

this," h i s fingers g l i d i n g slowly over the keys, elon­ gating rhe rhythm i n to a soph istic ated art song. You sec, one rhyt hm, one rru t h, or 'one way' was never suffi c i e n t fo r J i mmy Da[e. In deed, h e k n ew


wel l t h e claus trophobia of fu n d amental­

i s m that s ur ro u nded his early l i fe i n the S o u t h , a

colleague in whom thl! deep resonance o f fai rh and learning was heard i n keys both major and m i n o r. At un iversity chapel on M ay 1 8 , the day after J i m ' s death, we thousands sang an old song which seemed, suddenly, fre sh ly, new: "Time, [ i ke an cver­ rol l i n g stream /soon bears us a [ [ away;! we ny, fo r­ gotten, as a d ream dies ar the opening day."

constriction left behind- he w i l l i n gly confessed­

Perhaps the old hymn s peak a terr ible truth: Ollr

by beco m i n g a scholar and a Luthera n . Perhaps this

J i m my has been carried away fro m us, never to be

i s why ir i s s o d i ffi c u l t to t h i n k of his rl!a[ absence

seen or heard aga i n . Yl!t " o n e trll t h " will not do, at

when what we long fo r is his enchant ing and com­

l e a s t fo r J i m . Perhaps the second trll th, spoken by

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in the news Student-run survey helps create new connections Current PLU students are hel ping the u n iversity develop its relationship with alu m n i . A random su rvey of PLU a l u m n i , developed and implemented b y mem­ bers of the PLU student club of the American Marketing Association, was conducted th is fal l to learn more about the relationship between PLU and its graduates. "The AMA is a group of students who are i n terested i n marketi ng, adver· tising, com munity service and netwarking, while having fu n doing it, " said C helsea Goode '02, cl u b president. "We have a vested i n terest in doing the survey, as we will all soon be a l u m n i ou rselves, " Goode said . " 1 hope that our analysis will help PLU nurture its rela­ lions with graduates and will resull in i m proved services and new connections for everyone . " Of the 26,000 PLU a l u m n i of record, 5 , 000 were asked to complete the survey. The marketin g students will com pi l e survey responses, prepare a database and then write a formal report on their find i ngs. The project will be completed early next year. The research is designed to deter­ m i n e the effectiveness of alumni com m u nication methods, to assess satis­ faction with alu m n i programming, to identi fy what factors affect a l u m n i dona­ tion patterns, and to determine factors that i n fluence al u m n i commitment to the university. The students are conducting the re­ search for University Communications, the Office of the President and the Of­ fice of Al u m n i and Parent Relations. "Th is project will g ive us new in­ sig hts i nto the overall relationship between alumni and the university," said Lauralee Hagen '75, d i rector 01 Alu m n i a n d Pare n t Relations. "It will b e key i n helping u s develope action plans, and conti n u i n g to develop the bond between PLU and the i r alumn i . "

Paul Porter remembered through art exh ibit

This is one piece i n the lorge collection of Paul Porter's artwork.

At a special exhibit this fall , the U n iver­ sity Gallery honored the life and art of the late Paul Porter, PLU's longtime g raphic designer and publications d irec­ tor. Porter, who d ied of cancer in 1 999, left beh ind a legacy of artwork, created for PLU projects and his own personal expressions. "Living i n Art: Paul Porter Remem­ bered" was an especially mean i ngful show to many people who worked with

ond appreciated Porter's keen eye and g reat talent. The exhibit included black ond wh i te prints, artwork from programs he designed for choi r concerts, as well as posters and newsletters he created for u n iversity departments and events. Kathryn Sparks, cu rator of visual resources for the Art Department, said the p ieces she hung were only a small part of Porter's extensive collection . "It was just so amazing going through all these things Paul had done and choosing wh ich to hang," she said . "Th i s was a really special show. It's one that I'd l i ke to keep u p al l the time."


South Hall proiect wins architectural honors PLU's newest residence hall i s more than just a great place to l ive on cam pus. South Hall is an orchitectural award win­ ner. The un iversity broke the mold when it created this building, the first new resi­ dential faci lity on the PLU campus in nearly 35 years. South Hall was selected to appear in the 200 1 American School & U niversity Magazine Architectural Portfolio, "the ultimate tribute to educational design excellence . " The hall was selected as an Outstanding Building from a breadth of subm itted bui lding projects from around the cou ntry. Landscape Architect magazine also featured a large spread on South Hall in Vol . 1 7, No. 6 . The article, "Out With the Old- I n With the New," shows a timeline of photos from the demol ition of Delta and Evergreen Court to the beauti­ fully finished new home for students. The magazine spoke d irectly to the smart use of sidewalks, lawns and a variety 01 trees. South Hall accom modates up to 2 3 0 students, i ncluding married students i n t h e one-bedroom lofts. T h e other configu­ rations allow u p-to five studen ts to share in each apartment-style unit.

New pictorial history of PLU debuts in Archives Pacific lutheran U niversity has a n ew way to look i nto the past. A pictorial history of PLU was created by Dan ielle Koenig '02 with con tent provided by Kerstin Ringdahl ' 8 2 , un iversity archivist. Another PLU alum, Gavin Jensen '0 1 , design ed the layout. I mages for the U n iversity Ti meline were chosen from the more than 500, 000 images preserved i n the u n i­ versity archives- the selected pictu res provide a creative, colorful and i nforma­ tive g l i m pse at PLU, from as early as 1 89 0 to present day. See treasures of PLU's h istory i n cluding Louis Armstrong's 1 966 visit for the Homecoming concert, g round breakings for campus build ings and even a program from the original ded ication of the schoo l . H istorical con tent was selected from the many pri mary sou rces in the archives and from PLU's two published h i stories, including "Educating for Service" by cam pus h i storian and history professor Philip A. Nordquist '56. The Timeline will be continually updated. People can


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We received some great feedback about our October update of Encore ! updating events from Homecoming , especially the "Photo Album" from the weekend (stil l avai lable at Archives photo of Harstad Hall, circa 1 894.

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Global issues dominate Fall Lecture Series Disti n g u ished speakers at this year's PLU Fall Lecture Series d i scussed issues rang­ i ng from the massacre in Rwanda to the search for God in science and the un­ usual bond between ch im ps and people.


Not sure how to get the latest informa­ tion about what's going on at PLU? Every Tuesday, Encore! will l i n k you to that week's most i nteresting PlU story: On-campus events, a faculty member being honored, alumni achievement, thealer production, art exhibit, sport­ ing event, academic presentation, concert or speech - the possibilities are endless! We will also g ive you l inks to sites that provide PlU people with Ihe latest cam pus news. S E PTEMBER


PlU, along with most of the country, reacted swiftly and compassionately to the attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C . . Find out details and read responses by faculty, and how their words and information helped the PLU community. MATH AND BUTTERFUES

Sir John Polkinghorne gives his lecture, "Cosmology: Mind and Purpose Behind the Universe."

"Th is was an outstand i ng l in eup of amazing speakers, " Provost Paul Menzel sai d . "The variety of backgraunds, per­ spectives and topics created a compel ling series that had something to teach everyone . " Dr. Robert Bellah, e m i nent professor of sociology emeritu s from the U n iversity of Californ ia-Berkeley and the recipient of the 2000 National H u maniti es Medal, started the series with his lecture about the role of a Christian u n iversi ty i n a global ized world . He touched on the societal reactions to the Sept. 1 1 terror­ i st attacks and the responsibil ity of individuals and society as a whol e . S i r John Polkinghorne, a renowned scientist and an Anglican priest, delved i nto issues beh i n d rel igion and science. His lecture was part of the 200 1 Confer­ ence on Relig ion and Science, held jointly via video by PLU and Princeton Theological Sem i n ary. Pol king horne, author of several books, also spoke at chapel and met with faculty and students d u ri n g his campus visit. Dr. Mahmood Mamdani, a native of Uganda and professor of anthropology Continued on page 4

Math professor Mei Zhu specializes i n mathematical biology - a field that i nvolves using math to help solve bio­ logical problems. Over Ihe summer, she supervised two of her students in ambitious research projects to develop mathematical formulas to determi n e h o w cells form patterns o n butterfly wings and how bacteria can cause problem preg nancies. The final pa­ pers, "Cell Pattern Formation in the Development of Butterfly Wings" by Ted Buzzelli '02, and "Mathematical Modeling of the Behavior of Baclerial I nfection of the C horioam nionic Mem­ brane" by Emily Yates '02 , both under the supervision of Zhu, can be found o n Encore! n


What d o PlU students fi nd on their teachers' Web sites? In this edition, we wil l profile some of the most i nteresting information professors and depart­ ments have provided students on the Web . After you've read Ihi s i ssue's Computer Science/Com puler Engi­ neering department feature, see what professor Richard Spillman has to offer his students online: lesson plans, quiz. zes, class descriptions, and mysterious e ncrypted code his students had to deCipher.

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and pol itical science at Colum bia U n i­ versity, detailed h i s theories a bout the Rwa ndan massacre of one m i l l i o n Tutsi by the Hutu. Author of a controversial , book, "When Victi m s Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism a n d the Genocide in Rwa nda," he presented his theory that a kind of colo n i a l apartheid i n Rwanda led to postcolonial racial hatred and ulti mately, mass violence that took one m i l l i o n lives. That cou nters the more preva lent view that the genocide was orch estrated by e l i tes who used propa­ ganda and political ma neuvering to recruit ordi nary Hutus into violence. Dr. Kathleen Woodward, d i rector of the Walter S i m pson Center for the Hu­ m a n i ties a n d professor of Eng lish at the U n iversity of Was h i ngton-Seattle, spoke o n "The Faces of Shame." She is the a u thor of n u merous books, including "Ag i n g a n d Its Discontents: Freud and Other Fiction" a n d the forthcom i n g "Cir­ culating Anger and Other Feel ings." D r. Roger Fouts, professor of psy­ chology and d i rector of the C h i m panzee a n d H u m a n Com m u n ication I nstitute at Central Was h i n g ton Un iversity, pre­ sented his research a bout i nteraction between c h i m ps and h u mans. His book, " Next of K i n , " was named one of The 1 00 Best Books of 1 997 by both the Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly. A l i neup of equa l ly i m pressive speakers w i l l be a n n mmced for the S p r i n g Lecture Series.

PLU ranks sixth in latest u . s. News "America's Best Colleges"

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Pacific Lutheran Un iversity is the sixth best ma ster's u n iversity in the west, ac­ cord i n g to U . S . News and World Report's 2002 gu idebook "America's Best Colleges . " P L U wa s eva l uated a long with 572 other u n iversities that provide a full range of u ndergraduate and selective master's level prog ra m s . The rankings are based o n several factors, including academic reputation, class size and g raduation a n d retention rates. "We're proud to be recog n ized for our academ i c d i sti nction , " Provost Paul Menzel sa id . "More than half our classes have fewer than 2 0 students. This is just one ind icator of how PLU va l­ ues close i n teraction between students and facu lty." A large ful l-ti me faculty provides PLU with a student-faculty ratio of 1 3- 1 . PLU is a lso among the best on the magazine's list of " Best Values," which rates the a m o u n t of debt students have after g raduation. S ixty-two percent of PLU's students receive g rants based on need. PW rema i ns the only N orthwest uni­ versity to be l isted i n a l l of the U . S . News best col lege su rveys si nce they began i n 1 983 . The rankings are avail­ able i n the magazine, and at www. usnews . com.

LuteWorld launches with great success LuteWorld - PLU's official o n l i ne store (Iuteworld.plu. edu) opened for business on Aug. 1 and has been off to 0 quick sta rt. The goal of the fi rst two m onths was to help students get their books for their cou rses - and get 5 percent of the student body to use LuteWorld d u ring the process. The response was even better than a n ticipated : one in 1 0 PLU students boug ht their books onl ine this fa l l .

" I t was spectacular, " said Mark Mulder '93 , director of auxil i a ry ser­ vices. The studen ts loved the conven ience, and the bookstore staff real ly rose to the occasion to m a ke this happe n . " One of the u n ique features for students is LuteWorld's Qu ickSearc h . Students c a n log i n u s i n g their PLU I D a n d password, and t h e i r cou rse informa­ tion a n d textbook i nformation is i m m ed iately displayed . "That's really conven ient-we are one of only a handful of schoo l s i n the nation to offer this," says Angela Zurcher, Bookstore Di rector. LuteWorld is owned a n d operated by PLU, and all of the store's proceeds benefit the campus. Many customers cited this as a g reat benefit to shopping o n l i ne -direct support of PLU a n d conve­ n ie n t service. There a re many ways to purchase items from LuteWorld, and some of the 1 2 spec ialty sections include g raduation g i fts & supplies, music from PLU, Scandi­ navian g i fts, the Lutes Tea m Store, A l u m n i/Family Center and a " U n iq uely PLU" section showcasing PLU musicians, a u thors, a n d a rtists.


GREG YOUTZ, professor of m usic, is the reci pient of

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ASCAPLU$ Standard Award . The award, made by the American Soci­ ety of Composers, Authors and Publishers, is granted by an i ndependent panel and based upon the u nique prestige value of each writers catalog of origina l compositions and the recent performances of those works. PAM GEORGE, instructor, and PATSY MALONEY, associate profes­ sor in the School of N u rsing, presented concurrent sessions at N u rse Odyssey: The National Conference on Professional N ursing Education and Development. LYNN OKIT , c l i n ical assistant professor, and SUSAl.'l OYAMA , graduate student, presented posters. KAREN 0L50N, retiree from Ihe PLU l ibrary, received first place from the Pacific Northwest Writers Association for "The Path Be­ tween . " Her novel was among 1,400 entries in a variety of categories from across the U.S. and abroad. More information i s available at http://www.pnwa. org


SHANNoN LEDESMA-JONES and DANA MYERS, Counseling and Testing, both passed the Washi ngton State Licensing Exam and are now licensed psychologists. Luckily for PLU, they both are still hard at work in PLU's Counse l i ng and Testing Office.






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PLU m usic professor R ichard Na nce a n d the P L U Choral U n ion (wh ich he d irects) have been i nvited to perform h i s Mass for a New M i l len n i u m at the 8'h World Harp Congress i n Geneva i n 2 002 . The work, scored for oboe, harp, percussion, orgar;l a n d m ixed chorus, was premiered by the Choir of the West on May 1 3 ,


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PLU's PROJECT IMPACT meets this audacious goal! Teachers from Pacific Lutheran University have long been recognized for their distinguished competence in service to America's youth. In the face o f a n unprecedented teacher sh ortage, t h e School o f Education builds on this strong tradition in announcing PROJECT IMPACT-an ini tiative designed to recruit, develop, and support an even greater number of educators who will have an impact on the lives and learning of ch ildren and young adults.


T,he composition of Mass was the focus of Na nce's sobbatical d u ring the 1 999-2000 school year. The C redo of the Mass was a preexisti ng work that Nance wrote for the Lakes High School Concert Choir, which was ,first per­ formed in 1 996. He decided to write a concert m ass that would be b u i lt around the Credo. The result was h is largest work to date . T h e World Harp Cong ress is a pri­ vate nonprofit organization, fou nded in 1 98 1 as a n outg rowth of the I n terna­ tional Harp Weeks, held in the Netherlands for 2 0 years. Past con­ g resses have been held in various locations a round' the world, the two most recent being Tacoma in 1 996, a n d Prague, Czech Republic, i n 1 999. Con­ certs, workshops and sem i nars concerning all aspects of harp musicol­ ogy and performa nce a re offered at these trien n ia l eight-day m usic festivals. "Th i s was truly a pleasa nt surprise," said Na nce, when asked about h i s reac­ tion to the i nvitation . " I t is always g ratifying to be recog n i zed for what you do, but dou bly so when the recog n i tion is from a g roup of i nternational, profes­ sional m usicia n s . " " n e c h o i r is recog n i zed a s one o f the na tion 's finest com m u n ity choruses , " Nance said " Perfo r m i n g at this type d i n ternational event is a I'o g ical next step for the C horal U n ion . "

The Master o f Arts with Residency Certification Program is designed fo r individ uals who have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited un iverslty. Program Features:

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hen mathematician Mei Zhu first took

So Ya tes decided to track how those bacteria

a course that applied formulas to

move, and when it poses a risk. She developed

biology, she was immedia tely fasci­

a model that traces how bacteria c ross the

nated. Many of the difficult biological terms were

chorioamnionic membrane and eventually get i n to

new to Zhu, whose first lan guage was Chinese.

the amniotic fluid, causing fetal problems. In her

" I stayed up late learning all the words," the PLU

model she studied how bacterial infection causes

math professor sa id. " I was just totally, totally in

membrane inflammation and how inflammation

love with the subject."

triggers the i mmune system t o fight bacteria. She

Zhu went on to specialize in the fa irly new field of mathematical biol ogy, and now she's instilling simila r passion in her students, two of whom

also studied the importance of treating infection with antibiotics. "We're trying to understand the spatial pattern

produced ambitious research projects over the

of how bacteria grow in the membrane and the

sum mer. Both students won summer research

cri tical conditions of bacteria causing premature

awards gran ts fro m the Division of Natural

labor," Zhu said.

Sciences M.J. Murdock College Science Research Progra m. Zhu had already done research modeling how cells fo rm to create patterns in bu tterfly wings fro m

Zhu was gratified by her students' enthusiastic research, and she hopes to expand it even more to have their papers published. "I just fel t really happy to see them enjoying it so

a view of how groups of ceLls in teract with one

much," said Zhu, who has been on the fa culty for

another. Ted Buzzelli '02, became interested in how

three years.

those cells i n teract with each other individually.

She continues her own research as well, simulat­

Under Zhu's supervision, he developed a computer

ing skin cancer cell fo rmation and looking a t other

model that simulates how these cells in teract to

cell patterns that one day could answer questions

fo rm parallel rows in butterfly wings observed in

like why a zebra has stripes or a leopard has spots.

nature. Emily Ya tes '02, a biology major and math min or, was in terested in tracking how bacteria can cause problems in pregnan cy. One-third of all premature labors are caused by infection, and there has been no change in that numb er in the last 30

Mathematical biology started ga ining attention in the '80s.

Dr. Mei Zhu, center, worked with Ted Buuelli '02 and Emily Yates '02 on ambitious mathematical biology research projects.

" Even when I came out of graduate school in 1 994 and I would go to job in terviews, people did not know what it was," Zhu said. She likes being part of a wide open field -

years, despite medical advances. Detecting bacteria

biology is such a large discipline that there are

has been d i fficult, and it's usually too late to

coun tless ways to apply mathematical models to

prevent problems once bacteria is fo und in the

biological problems.

" I t's good fo r a school like this, because you can find good problems that undergradua tes can work on," she said. • READ THE PAPERS BY ZHU AND HER STUDENTS AT WWW. PLU. EOu/ENCORE

amniotic fl uid.

On the cutting edge: PLU Computer Science & Computer Engineering students gain encryption skills


here was only one rule for the final exam

CSCE made the rare choice to maintain profes­

in Richard Spillma n's Computer Science

sional accreditation for its I3S program. PLU is the

490 class, Computer Securi ty-wear your

only private university in the state of Washington

T-shirt. Working in teams, and wearing offic ial

accredited. Last fa ll, the Computer Science Accredi­

class shirts, students were given encrypted informa­

tation Comm ission of the Computing Sciences

t ion that when decoded, would send them on their

Accreditation Board visited PLU for their four-year

next campus m iss ion. To pass their final exam,

review and the response was agajn positive.

students had to break all the codes. Students were learning an essential in modern technological education-the security of our

tion, how we teach and wh at we teach," Spillman

information. Spillman's students, like many others

said. "It also helps srudents when they go look for a

in Computer Science & Computer Engineering

job, to have the backing of an accredited program."

(CSCE) department courses, are learn how computers can be compromised-and protected. " It's importa n t fo r students to understand

Richard Spillman and h i s dog, Jolie

"It signals to students that we're in the main­ stream-that we keep up with the latest i n forma­

The Center for Learning and Technology (CLT ) , which h a s come t o the fo refront of un ivers i ty


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plannil1g, will build an even stronger CSCE

encryption system weaknesses," Spillman said. "Part

department. Spillman is one of the departme nt's

of the 'war on terrorism' has to involve defending

p rofessors now stationed in Rieke, while others are

against cyberterrorists." PLU CSCE is one of the

in the math and co mputer science bu ilding. "\Then

few Computer Science departments in the area to

the CLT is complete, CSCE will have aLl its fa culty

emphasize in its curriculum understanding the

under the same roof, as well as state-of-the-art

most contemporary computer security issues.

technology in offices, labs and classrooms.

The depa rtment is taking responsibility fo r

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"It will obviously have a major impact on how

maintain ing its own standards for excellence in all

we grow, and how we teach," Spill man sa id. "I t's

areas of computer technology. Star ting in 1 9 89,

going to be great."

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Standing at the threshold: President Anderson's thoughts on Xavier Hall There was no shortage of ce lebration d u ring construction. There were groundbreakings, cornerstone layings and dedications. Many of these celebra tions were very m uch like our celebration here tod ay. Con struction workers bea m ed with

David Seal discusses dream images with his freshman class.

pride, the president a n d other dignita ries spoke, friends who helped fu n d the project were tha nked, the Choir of tI�e Wes t sang. Thanks went to God for wa tching over o u r fledgling campus. Yes , i t took some time b u t-as all good Norwe­ gians would-they b uilt the new b u ilding well, they b u i l t it to last, and it served our college and un iversity well i n several incarnations. Firs t known sim ply as Pacific Lu theran College Libra ry, the b u ilding i n i tially housed o u r small collection of books a n d a few classrooms. As other campus b u ildings were built, classrooms even tually gave way to the expa n d i n g library, growing under the President Anderson gives his speech at the Xavier rededication

d i rection of J. U. Xavier, campus libraria n . With t h e dedication of t h e Robert A . L. Mortvedt Library i n the late 1 960s, the old l i brary

"Dreams" and The Freshman Experience


wan t their i maginations engaged and trained," said English professor David Seal, summing up what he wants his

fres hman students to get fro m his writing course called " D reams." "Reason a n d fa ith a re complemented by active


was ren amed i n honor of J.u. Xavier and was


remodeled to house classrooms and fa culty offices

imaginations ," Seal said. " I t's good that first-year

of the D ivision of Social Sciences. Another celebra­

students begin to understand that, and begin by

tion. More speeches. More tha nks. More singing.

seeing the power of the i m agina tion in their own

A n d another tribute to those who had the vision to


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(, --- oday we stand together at a threshold . vVe can look fo rward and back. At once we a re at a time of begi n n i n g when vITe c a n see ahead to the many possi bilities for teaching and learning i n this marvelous building, now a s good as new. And w e c a n look b a c k with t r u e a d m i ration t o the visionaries who, over 60 years ago, b u i l t a st ructure that would endure. I t was a real s truggle i n the early 1 930s to find the fu nds needed to build a much needed library on campus. More than abundant wealth, our predecessors had abundant fa ith that this b u i ld i n g wo uld be b u i l t . So m u c h fa itb, in fact, that they b u i l t the new l i b ra ry i n stages. It was al most as if a l i ttle m o re mo ney came in a n d another wall went up. I t wasn't until the l a tc 1 9405 that the proj ec t w a s compteted.

first build. Since then, until last yea r, Xavier Hall has served

" D reams" is a Freshman Wri ting Seminar-one of three courses required a s part of The Fres hman

us well. A building at the heart of the campus

Experience, a program that prepares students fo r

housing m a ny of the depa rtments that are a t the

l i fe in college and beyond.

heart o f o u r curriculum. But time did not stand

The Freshman Experience classes focus o n a

stil!. A n d with new resolve our friends and support­

variety of questions: How can you get off to the

ers have made possible the restoration of Xavier

best start in college? How do we cope with the

Hall fo r fut u re genera tions as part of the c u rrent

emotional and physical realities of life? How can

Campa ign for Pacifi c Lutheran University: The

you learn to best balance a professional life based

Next Bold Step.

o n a l ife time of service? The m a i n question asked in

So now, standing at a threshold, we can look to

Seal's class is: What do dreams and i m ages mean,

the fu t u re and see that this latest version of Xavier

and how can I use them to power my creative and

Hall will help us take that next bold step. Continu­

i n tellectual i magination?

ing to serve faculty and students i n the Social

" I like a lively cl ass, one that moves i n to unex­

Sciences, Xavier Hall is now a gracious and

pected areas a t times, because that keeps the

co n temporary teachin g-learning space that will

students i n terested and intrigued," Seal said.

opt imize collaborative lea rning while e m bracing new technologies."

The key to PLU's program is to prepare stu dents for the fo ur-yea r journey that will l�ave them learning and thinking crit ica lly, serving as act ive participa n ts in the com m u n i ty, traveling a b road to stu dy, putting their ski]]s to practical use in i n ternships, and summing up their learning in senior Capstone projects. I n Crit ical Conversation seminars, students

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elevision screens that usually remain black drew groups of stunned students and staff Sept. 1 1 as the campus tried to cope with

and comprehend the worst act of terrorism in American history. The administration recognized immediately th a t though t h e a c ts occ urred on the other side of the country, students and staff would be greatly af­ fected. The offices of Campus Ministry and Counseling and Testing provided refuge and help for students

who were i n fear and pa in. Student Life and Resi ­ dential Life reached o u t t o those who needed assistance and helped students contact fam ily members and friends, especially those with connec­ tions on the East Coast. The Office of International Programs i m medi­ ately made con tact with each i n ternational student a t PLU and every one who is studying abroad to ensure their safety. Three students from the United Arab Emirates chose to return to their home coun­ try, while all other students on campus and abroad chose to continue their studies as planned. On campus, classes-wh ich began just a day before the attacks-took a different tone in many ways, as professors fo u nd ways to i n tegrate current events into their c u rriculum and students grasped

Students and faculty participate in a moment of silence on a Friday gathering after the September



for understanding of all that occurred. I n the following days, an ASPLU teach- i n drew h undreds to the Chris Knutzen Hall to hear five professors share their though ts-professionally and personally-to the attacks and America's reaction to it. The Yo ung Democrats and the Advocates fo r Social Justice sponsored a fo rum to encourage un­ derstanding of Isla m . " T h i s h a s caused people to p a y attention to issues that they haven't even had on their radar screens befo re," said Ann Kelleher, a political sci­ ence professor who is an expert in Mideast relations. Kelleher chose to teach a J -Term course on ter­ rorism for freshmen in the I n ternationa'l Core program. She o ffered the course once years ago, b u t i t wasn't o n t h e schedule u ntil a fter t h e recent ter­ rorist attacks. Now the curriculum will include the recent even ts, as well as terrorism that has struck other countries throughout histo ry. Kelleher is o n e of several professors who have been i n terviewed, spoken at campus or community events or written commentaries in the wake of the Sept. 1 1 events. Presiden t Loren

1. Anderson and Provost Paul

Menzel encou raged all faculty and students to open their minds to the views and beliefs of Muslims and those of Mideast descent-in order to foster the understanding on campus that is needed through­ out the world i n order to ach ieve peace.



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embers of the PLU commun ity joined

condone killing. ''I'm

with local Muslims last month to

afraid to kill a bird; how

deb u n k myths and stereotypes about

they kill a human, I don't

Islam and its people at The Cross-Cultural Isla mic Teach-In, sponsored by Yo ung Democrats of Washington and Advocates for Social Justice. " I think we have a responsibility to t ry, as

know." When Muslims co mmit acts that are not i n accordance with Islam,

educa ted students, to not b uy i n to stereotypes, and

he said, it is not a short­

to educate others so people don't get hurt;' said

com ing o f their religion,

Beth Hughes, co-president o f Yo ung Democrats.

but of the h u man being.

Hisham Farajallah, a volunteer for the Sheikh Abdull Idriss mosque in Seattle, s tressed that

Farajallah clarified some confusion about the

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education can overcome misunderstandings and

term "jihad," which has

lead to peace.

been widely defined as a "holy war;' even though

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"Without communicat ion we are not going to go anywhere;' he said. Lara Price, co-president o f Yo ung Democrats,

misconceptions abo ut women's roles i n Islam. According to Farajallah, the sexes have equal rights

expressed concern that broadcast news has n o t

but d i fferent roles. He said the mother is the most

given an accurate or complete picture of t h e Islamic

important person in a Muslim ma n's life.

faith o r its followers. "We need to realize there is a lot of diversity within the Islamic world," she said. Farajallah agreed "the media has not been kind to Islam" since the Sept. 1 1 attacks.

Farajallah outlined the five pillars of Islam: declaration of faith, prayer five times a day, once i n a lifetime i f physically and financially able,

Contrary to some reports, Muslims support freedom, he said. "We came by choice, and we

Islamic mon th o f Ramadan. The Arab ic word

became c i tizens by cho ice;' said Farajallah, who has

"Islam" means complete submission and obedi­

l ived i n Washington for 16 years and is an engineer

ence to Allah.

When asked what he thought led the terrorists to act as they did, Farajallah said Islam does not

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pilgrimage to the first mosque in Mecca at least mandatory almsgiving and fasting during the

for The Boeing Co. "1 am here because of freedom:'


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Students, faculty and administrators


Alex Miya moto '02 and Jodi Maeda '02 perform a traditional hula at the Hawaii Club luau.


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looking a t colleges, s h e entered the characteristics she wanted into co m ­ puter searches: a small school, strong academics, close enough that she could return to her Hawa i i home but fa r enough away that she co uld be independent. " I wanted to expand my horizons," said Maeda, a senior. " P LU j us t kept coming up." She was impressed by the adm issions counselor she met at h e r h igh school, and she chose to be­ come a Lute. Maeda, a Japanese American, feels like she belongs o n the Parkland


campus, which strives to include stu­ dents of d i fferent racial, ethnic and


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religious backgrounds, as well as





nontraditional age students, s tudents


w ith disabilities and sexual minori­





"This is something that's been a



part of our soul a nd cha racter from


the start," P LU President Loren J .






Anderson s a i d . "A Lutheran un iver­ sity understands that each anJ every person is important and precious. None of the fa lse walls that can be


built ,l ro und gender, race, sexual ori­


entation or ethnic background have


any place here." Opening PLU's doors to students who bring d i ffe rent perspectives and experie nces enric hes the u n iversity com m un ity. And that reflects the


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spirit i n which the univers ity was fo unded more than a centur y ago. "Think about the community we can build here i f we a l l live out the simp le commitment that each person is precious," the president said. " T h ink about the com m u n i t y we can

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b u ild i f we accept the idea that 'pre­ cious ' incl u des d i ffe rence, fo r it is the one d i fferent from me whose fres h per s pecti ves a n d uni q ue experience

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can truly st -retch my envelope and help m e grow." Travis Anderson, an A frican­ American student leader

a pplauds

the u n iversity for cul tiva ting that cli­ mate, b u t he and others yearn to see a n even more d iverse population.

Michael Mall icote '02 and Roxanne Badillo '02, take part in the Diversity Town Meeting in October. Another town meeting will be held in the spring. "I chose Pa cific Lutheran because

sociate provost. " Each of our h isto­

i t has a good busi ness school, a good

ries are d i fferent, so collectively we

m u s ic depa rt ment and a small size,"

can be reflective of the society in

said Anderson '03. " I t's a great school,

which we live."

but there is a lack of d i versity." Students say having more people

PLU has not set any spec ific goals regarding enrollment of minorities,

from underrepresented groups will

President Anderson said, except this:

make everyone feel more included.

" Keep working."

" Yo u look a n d you don't see any­

PLU ranks No. 2 among Lutheran

one who is really like you," said

colleges in the number of American

Roxanne Ba d illo '02, a H ispanic stu­

m i nority students and is first in the

dent from Bellingham, Was h . , who

number of i n ternational students.

serves as ASPLU's diversity d irector.

Still, adm inistrators acknowledge the

" It

demographics could b e i mproved­

needs to be a place of inclusive­

ness, and it's ge tting there." Maeda '02 is willing to help people understand, but as a Japanese

to everyone's benefit. To that end, t h e u n iversity h a s focused o n attracting a diverse pop u lation of students and

A merican from H awaii, she has had

employees by supporting student

uncomfortable moments.

groups and programs, creating a task

"When I fi rst came here, people

force to explore the climate on cam­

asked me i f I lived in a grass h ut;' she

pus a n d looking critically a t its own

said. S h e has explained repeatedly

m IssIon.

that she is from Hawaii, but not H a ­ waiian. Knowing that a d iverse inclusive

The n u m bers of minority students have gone up. Students classified as "mul ti-ethnic" n u mber 45 1 this year,

campus is a gift, admi nistrators and

making up 1 3 . 2 percent of the stu­

faculty intend to foster a climate that

dent body, up from 8 percent i n

encourages students from d i ffe rent

Asian-Americans are the largest

backgro unds to embrace PLU.

group, followed by A fri can-Ameri­

"By having a d i verse campus, PLU can be powerful," said B i l l Teska , as-


cans, H ispanics, Native Americans and those who iden tify t h emselves as



Jacqueline Harmon '98 performs part of her one-woman show "Blackbird Singing," at PLU. The show celebrates the legacy of African-American divas and their contribution to opera music. Most m inority students say they

multi-racial, a category the university began tracking in

1 999.

D iversity is

also enha nced by students of differ­ ent fa i ths, students with disabilit ies, older students a n d sexual m i norit ies. In a dd i t ion, there are 1 95 interna­ tional s t udents enrolled this year, coming mostly fro m Scandinavia and Asia. By contrast, m i norities make up more than 22 percent of the popula­ tion in Pierce Coun ty, about 26 per­ cent in Parkland, more than 3 0 percent of Tacoma a n d 18 percent of the state , according to the 2000 Cen­ sus. Wo rk to enroll a n d retain more mino rity stu dents should co ntinue at a fast pace, said Beth Kraig, a history professor and member o f the Univer­ sity Diversity Comm ittee. The uni­

versity can't sim ply be pleased with prog ress. "The posit ives should never be taken a s a sign thnt we've come fa r

e noug h ," Kraig said. " I t should be seen as a sign that we can do this."

Minority students want a sense of ownership D arius Alexander '02 and his

English professor and co-adviser to

crim i nation but s a y s o m e PLU stu­

H armony. I n the "robust tradition of

d e n ts - a nd teachers - could b e more

academic freedom a nd the Lutheran

sensitive. Students don't want to be

tradition of open inquiry," he en­

singled out in class to speak from a

courages people to open their minds

presumably d i fferen t point of view

to see sexual minorities a s more than

simply because of their race. They

sexual beings a nd to start conversa­

wan t to b e seen and heard on cam­


pus, b u t they don't wa nt to b e made i n to token minorities for photos or

about gay rights a re taking place on camp uses across the country as

" I f there are racist people, they're under the table, because they know

heard. "Like with any oppressed m i ­ nority group, if they d o n ' t speak up,

son, who is taking a semester off to

it's about silence and invisibil ity:'

focus on his m usic. "I just think

Campbell said.

th ey're u n i nformed. People j us t need to lea rn." Alexa nder h a s had several classes where he is the only person of color. "I think I've opened my m ind to a

atmosphere and recommend ways to foster an inclusive a n d a ffirming

Religion professor Samuel Torvend ' 7 3 says one of the core val ­ ues of a Lutheran educa tion is recog­ nizing that a diverse comm un i ty is a

" From the Lutheran in tellectual

no place at a Lu theran u n iversity for d iscrimina tion." The un iversity a ims to recruit fa c­

H e also organized a step show on

ulty a n d staff from d i fferen t back­

campus, feat uring the rhythmic

grounds while appreciating those

dancing a n d stomping made popula r

with long service to PLU and the

in the black com m u n i ty, to bring

church. P rovost Paul Menzel i s

people fro m the community to PLU.

thrilled with the hiring of Deborah professor who brings a wea lth of

tures a n d introduce them to PLU.

knowledge and important perspec­

Cl ubs now include the Korean Club,

tive to campus. And President Ander­

Hawa i i Club, Asian Pacific Islander

son said the u n iversity has been

Club, B.L.A.C.K. @PLU, Puentes for

successful i n crea ting a much more

Latino studen ts, H a rmony fo r gay

diverse staff. a n d staff from a wide variety of back­

the Diversity Coal i tion, Norwegian

grounds to give richness a n d texture

and other i n ternational student

and l i felikeness to the place," Presi­

groups a n d social a ctivists. Programs

dent Anderson said.

mult iculturalism and giving students a campus home of their own.

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" I t's importa nt to welcome faculty

porters, the Fem i n i s t Student Union,

last fal l , went a long way i n showing

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M i ra nd a , a Native American English

nized groups to spotlight their c u l ­

the universi ty's co mmitment to

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a b o u t preparing fo r college and ac­

lower level of the University Center


d i fferen t departments to improve

h i mself or herself," he said. "There's

versity Center, which opened o n the


conversa t ions between faculty a n d

schools a n d talking to youngsters

The establishment of the new Di­


a diverse faculty and working with

campus, giving speeches a t m iddle

talking to each other.


The university created a Co m m is­

focusing on a lternate perspectives or

perspective, nobody has to j ustify

ga p b e tween groups a n d get people


sexual m inorit ies is specifically pro­

dents to take two diversity courses

to B . L . A . C . K .@PLU volunteer off­

run throughout the year to bridge the


hibited in university policies. sion on Campus Climate to assess the

a n d difference in others.

a n d lesb i a n students and their sup­


mony in the ea rly '90s. Students have

ing understanding by requiring stu­

cross-cultural perspectives, pursuing


learned to speak out, the ca mp us a p ­

staff a n d students, and harassment of

have taken a strong stand on increas­


fesso r Beth Kraig helped form H a r­

pears more accepting o f openly gay

The fa c u l t y and administration


Campbell said much progress has

I 've helped some other people open their minds," Alexander said.


been made since he a n d h istory p ro­

lot of other cultures, a n d hopefully

gift, a n d that we honor the d ignity

Students a re forming more orga­

sexual m i norities make their voices

it's not accepted," said Travis Ander­

friends want to reach out to the PLU

cepting people of all backgrounds.

Campbell said conversations


com m u n ity a n d beyond. They a n d o t h e r motivated students w h o belong

istic, it's hu rtful, said Tom Campbell,

haven't experienced any overt d is ­

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Sexual minorities gaining wider acceptance

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For some, it's not race, but sexual orientation that makes them feel d is­ enfra nchised. For gay a n d lesbian students a n d facul ty, being recog­ nized a s a mino rity is an important step. Anytime someone is reduced to a stereotype based on one character-

LeAnn Jones '02 actively promotes diversity on campus through her involvement in many organizations. Last year, she was the ASPLU diversity director.


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assess the current climate and come

com m u n i ty marked by care, mutual

u p with ways to improve i t .

respect a n d an a b i l i ty to engage i n c i v i l d iscourse. Pres ident Anderson formed the

" P LU students, faculty and staff agree that this is a remarkable com­ m u n i ty whose potential is n o t yet

commission a fter a n t i - gay graffi t i was

reflected i n our reali ty," the commis­

spray p a i n ted on the a d m i n istra t ion

sion concluded. "They share a vision

b u i l d i n g last fal l . The u n iversity con­

of a comm u n ity grou nded i n both

demned the act, reiterat i n g i ts belief

fa i th a n d reason and yearn fo r these

that all people are welcome and wor­

ideals to be lived more i ntentionally

thy. Many students also were out­

through stronger connections with

raged, which got people talking about

each other and visible support for

the i m portance of a d iverse, open­

i n clusion and d iversity."

m i nded campus. The u n iversity

The commission reco mmended

pol icy states that PLU " holds as basic

more clearly articulating the

the i n tegrity and well being of every

u niversity's m i ssion, revising new

person in the comm u n i ty. I t is com­

student orientation programs, revis-

m i t ted to provid. i ng a n educa tional environment that is fair, consistent, caring, a n d supportive of i n tellectual a n d personal growth." "What we're trying to model is what the Lutheran Church wo uld hav"C u s do," Presi dent Anderson said, "that i s encou rage conversation a n d d iscussion a b o u t gender identifica­ tion and sexual identity." O thers support PLU's ongoing efforts. " I think it i s so s t rong of those people who do say they're gay," said Badillo, the A S P LU d iversity d i rector. " I t is d i ffic ult for a lot of us minori­ ties to see the sexual m i norities hav­


Members of the Hawaii Club prepare traditional Hawaiian food at the annual luau.


more concordant a t m osphere on T H I N G TO C H A L L E N G E YO U , I F Y O U

campus," the president said. "Now it is up to all of us to accept their chal­


lenge." T U N I T I ES FO R L EA D E RS H I P, I F Y O U

Many who have a l ready taken that chal lenge a re excited about the d i rec­


tion PLU is headed. C H A N G E AND Y O U C A N S E E T H AT

" It's been a really good year in terms of people taking a stand," said


LeAn n Jones '02, who was ASPLU's YOU .

i n g to deal with that d i scr i m i nation."

d iversity d i rector last year and i s ac­ - LEANN J O N ES

tive i n m a ny issues on campus.


" There have been really solid pro­ grams this year i n getting the mes­ sage of diversity out. Everyon e's kind o f stepping it up a l i t tle bit." Jones, who attended a Lutheran h igh school i n Portland, Ore., and graduated with only 28 people, knew what i t was like to b e i n the racial m i n o r i ty. But she was still surpr ised when she a rrived to find that most of the 80- 1 00 A frican American stu­

Eva Frey '95 is the associate director multicultural affairs. She has worked to strengthen on-campus student clubs and programming and helped win approval for the new Diversity Center.

dents she h a d been told a ttend PLU were older students who don't live on campus. "I d i d n't have anyone to really connect with," she said. "There are you fit."

students of color to take a chance a t

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The Comm ission on Campus Cli­ mate also had i n - depth conversations with students, faculty a n d staff to

PLU. " I f you want to be lackadaisical

goal. A few African American stu­

a nd just fit it, this i s n' t the place for

dents d i d not re turn to PLU for sec­

you. But if you want somet h i ng to

ond semester last year. Kraig said she

challenge you, if you want a great

u rges a mbivalen t or d i s i llusioned

fa culty a nd opportu n i ties for leader­

students to s tay, to make a d i fference.


Jones said she has seen the com­ m i t ment, a n d she tells prospective

through graduation is an i mportant

Projects aim to improve climate, keep students


some t i mes you j u s t don't feel l ike Retainjng m i n o ri ty students

Jenny Montances '03, center, president of the Asian Pocific Islanders Club, helped organize the group's Spam Carving Contest this fa l l .

" I tell them, the only way it's going to cha nge is i f you are he re," Kraig

ship, i f yoll wa n t a place t ha t will grow and change and you can see

ing the crit ical conversa tion courses

that growth, then PLU's the place for

and coord inating student religious


activities more i nten tionally and ef­

Co n t i n u i n g to foster the environ­


ment that creates growth and en­

President Anderson said work

courages inclu siveness will bene fi t

started i m mediately to clarify the

the whole PLU comm u n i ty.

u n iversi ty's m i ssion, to increase stu­ dent u ndersta n d i ng of t h e nature of

"We're called to prepare people to fu nction in a world t h a t is increas­


Lu theran u n iversi ty, to restructure

i ngly diverse, and that means we

student activities a n d encou rage con­

need to expose students to tha t,"

versa ti ons. Among other things, the

President Anderson said "Our cam­

Provost's O ffice i s reviewing the aca­

pus world needs to b e a d iverse place

demic advising program and Student

in order to carry out its e d u cational

Life i s working to promote greater


i n teraction among student groups.

of that."

" } a m gratefu l fo r the work tha t the Com mission o n Campus Climate has done to define a course toward a

Melanie Melendrez '0 1 performs a one-woman acting scene at the Hispanic Night dinner sponsored by the Diversity Center.


think we do a pretty good j ob


leadership and service For Parents Council members, PLU is truly a family affair 2001 -2002 PARENTS COU NCIL They attend all of the PLU activities held in their hometown, Spokane. At recruiting, a l u m n i or fu nd ra ising events, they answer questions and relay their and Natalie's experiences a t P LU. When recruiters from PLU come to the high school where Peter teaches science, he meets with students who have shown an i n terest and gives them his insider's perspec­ tive. "On the Parents Council we are able to support other parents a n d offer the u n iversity advice o n how things might be improved from a parent's perspect ive," Peter said. " Mary Ellen and I can also bring the


"We have disc overed that the Parents Co u ncil really does make a difference," Peter said. " I n the past we

p eopl e

yo u talk to would

k n ow

you meant PLU. There are more

true. Natalie is experiencing the same a t mosph ere, the same co mbinat ion of chall enge and support that we

G lllsruds and fri ends o f G lllsruds with


PLU connection than you can

co u n t .

"I graduated feeling fuJly prepared fo r the world of nurs i ng," said Mary Ellen, a registered nurs e i n IV therapy

Now serving as volun teer me mbers of the PLU Parents Cou D cil , Peter '76 and Mary Ellen ( Ezell '77) G u l s rud are part of a clan that is Lute to the core. Among them is da ugh ler Natalie,


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now studying fo r a credential as a legal nurse. "My education has never

t b e 1 940s a n d later a fou n der o f

let me down and I am proud that

" P LU has been a perfect fit for my fa m i ly fo r ge neration s," Peter said. "Maybe it's our Scandi navi a n

sity. I n every case the u n iversity has followed u p." The Gulsrud fa mily m akes i t a point to visit campus about twice a year. " Homecoming has become a real fa mily tradition fo r us," M a ry Ellen said. "We a t tend the game, stop

shirts for our boys. They love com i n g to campus."

fath er, Ernest, was a PLC regent i n California Lutheran University.

requested changes in health care

bookstore t o pick up P LU hats and

prestigious Udall Scholarship for her work i n env i ro n m ental policy. Peter's

on campus and Mary Ellen has

by A fterglow, and stop by the


who was recen tly awarded the

have raised concerns about l ighting

information provided by the u n iver­


Natalie will feel the sa me." The

It seems that sons Phi lip, 1 2 , and David, 1 0 , are getting an early taste of "Gulsrud University." Look for them in the classes of ' I O and ' 1 2 .

Gulsruds say that is the reason why they are staying involved at PLU as volunteers.

heritage, I don't kn ow. B u t I d o know that at PLU we have just fit right in."

separate ways to college. A fter a visit


Randy and Jeanne Castello Honolulu, Hawaii Jan and Ann Hackert Va ncouver, Wash. Becky and Donald Greetan Bremerton, Wash. Peter '76 and Mary Ellen

D a n and Linda Jamieson Omak, Wash. Jim Berg and Ma rylou Knudsen Eagle River, Alaska John '68 and Shirley '69 Oakley Billings, Mont. Paul and Lynn '77 Olson Port Orchard, Wash. To m and Mary Renne West Linn, Ore. Sharon Schauss Fircrest, Wash. Chuck and Linda Spiedcl Boise, Idaho Paul and Cynthia Stabbert Tacoma, Wash. Bill and Rosemary Stewart Spokane, Wash. Glen and Karen Takenouchi Lihue, Hawaii Terry '75 and Martha '75 Teigen Seattle, Wash. Bill and Yvonne Van Nostran Vancouver, \-Vash. Tom and Wendey Weathers Spanaway, Wash.

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Sponsored by the O ffi c e of Al u m n i a n d Parent Re l ations, the P LU Parents

school she was attending was the

C o u n c i l is c o m prised of parents o r fa m i l ie s of fu l l -ti me u n d ergra d uate

"I was a m azed. There was a real

Portland, Ore.

Redmond, Wash.

to see Peter a t PI .U, Mary Ellen

wrong cho ice. She soon transferred.

Burlington, Wa sh. Bill and Anne Buck ( chairs)

Tim and Sue \"'olbrecht

Peter an d Mary Ellen were high school sweethearts who went their

Dan and Susan Berentsen

( Ezen '77) Gulsrud

PLU Parents Council fo r three years.

U n iversiry" probably half the

Alexandria, Va.

Spokane, Wash.

The Gulsruds have served on the

you refe rr ed to it as "Gulsrud

To m and Kathryn Baerwald

PLU to the council and that is apprecia te."


Seattle, Wash.

perspective of a long a ffiliation with something the o ther members

Peter and Mary Ellen Gulsrud

Paul and Carol Abodeely

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stude n ts at PLU. Their o bj ec tive is to generate a n d m a i n t a i n the goodwi l l a n d su pport o f pare nt s of the u n iversiry. M e mbers se rve as a ve h i c l e to

s t ro n g sense of support and caring

i n form other parents about a l l aspects of t h e u n iversity, strive to prom ote the

fo r each other at PLU. I t just fel t

we l fare a n d advancement of t h e u n iversity, and to encou rage parti ci pation in

right," M a ry Ellen said. "A nd it's still

PLU activities. Activities i n c l u d e servi ng as hosts i n resi d e n ce h a l ls a n d hosting q u esti on/answer session fo r pare n ts d u ri ng o r i e n tatio n , p h o n i ng new pare nts to the u n iversity in the paren t-to-pare n t ca l l i ng progra m , a n d servi ng as reso u rce pers o n s i n l oc a l c o m m u n ities.

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A century of hoops history at PLU B Y



ovember 1 6, the start of the 200 1 -02 P LU men's basketball season, ma rked the be­ ginning of the second century of Pacific Luthera n University basketball. The school played its first basketball game in November of 1 90 1 , according to evidence uncov­ ered by D r. Phi lip Nordquist '56-PLU h istory pro­ fessor, the university's h istorian and great basketball player in h is own right ( with 1 , 1 39 career p o i n ts, he ranks No. 1 6 on the all-time PLU scoring list) . Nordquist presented his findings at the annual Heri tage Lec t ure as part of the Homecoming 200 1 celebration. According to Nordquist, Pacific Lutheran Uni­ versity had a national scoring leader, and it was nei­ ther of the Pacific Lutheran court legends, Chuck Curtis '59 O f Tom vVhalen '66. You would have learned about a member of the Sioux I ndian tribe dubbed "The Court Ivlagician" for his savvy with a basketball. And you would have learned about the 1 0 greatest years of PLU basketball. Following a re some of the highlights from PLU's first century of hoops:

The Early Yea rs The players could not have known, but when Pacific Lutheran Academy played the Tacoma Y MCA i n the school's first basketball game, it would start a sport tbat would continue more than a century later. PLA lost that game to the Tacoma 'Y', 3 3 - 1 0, with the promise i n the student newspa­ per, The Hu rricane, that "it wiLl be a difterent story" when the teams played in Parkland. The result was the same, however, P LA losing, 27- 1 8 . T h e team's first victory came some months later i n March, a 1 5 - 1 2 triumph over a team from the University of Washington. A week later, PLA de­ feated the Tacoma YMCA, 1 6-9. The win was her­ alded w i th a six-verse poem in The H u rricane. The 1 906 team won the regional championship, beating all comers, including the University of \'Vashington. Clarence Webster, a Native American from Kapowsin, was the star of that team. Other basketball standou ts in those early years included Tony Brottem and Theander Harstad, who would go on to play major league baseball.


Interest in basketball at Pacific Lutheran in the 1 920s was p rimarily for the women's team, not the men's. Polly Langlow, a scoring machine from Long Beach, Calif. , was mostly responsible for the inter­ est i n the Pacific Lutheran College "Ma idens." The 1 925 PLC women's team o u tscored i ts opponents, 240- 1 37, with Langlow acco u n ting for more than half the points. In a 47-4 win over American Lake, for instance, she poured i n 33 points. I n 1 926, the PLC "Dianas" compiled a 1 0- 3 record t h a t year, and Langlow scored 2 7 0 of the team's 43 1 points. A campaign was staged to ill form the country about Langlow, and to declare her as the national scoring leader. The advent of the College Fema le Athletic Asso­ ciation, which believed that women would be dam­ aged by too much exercise, put intercollegiate athletics for women pretty much on hold u ntil the '60s. HARSHMAN AND LUN DGAARD

The 1 95 5 -64 teams, says Nordquist, accom­ plished a " level of achievement not reached since." During that 1 0-year period, Pacific Lu theran won nine of 1 0 con ference championships a nd seven times made the trip to Kansas City for the NA IA national tournament. Three of those teams were coached by Marv H a rshman ' 4 1 , who ranks second only to the legendary Cliff Olson in winning per­ centage among Pacific Lutheran men's basketball coaches. " H a rsh" is himself a legend, having a 236- 1 1 6 record i n 1 3 seasons a t the helm. H a rshman, who would later go on to coach at "Vashington State and \"iashington and win more than 600 games as a col­ lege coach, is a member of the College Basketball Hall of Fame. H arshman's 1 956-57 team rolled i n to the na­ tional semifinals with only one loss in 30 games. They were within nine seconds of moving i n to the title game when Ten nessee State's D ick Barnett, who would go on to a long NBA career, hit a long j umper to give his team a 7 1 -70 victory. Harshman's next Pacific Lutheran team, his last, lost 92- 9 1 to Georgetown (Kentucky) in the second round at na tionals.

Coach Marv Harshman and the sta rters from the 1 951 PLC team.

The next year, Harsh was replaced by Gene Lundgaard ' 5 1 . D u ring a spectacular fou r-yea r playing career ti'om 1 947- 5 1 , he scored J ,456 points, a number that still ranks No. 8 on the all­ time Pacific Lutheran scoring list. in his first year as coacb, Lundgaard took the team aU the way to the NAIA title game, where they lost a 97 -87 decision to Tennessee A&I. \Alhen he retired in 1 975 a fter 1 7 years o f coaching, Lundgaard had accumulated 270 victories and a .6 1 7 winning percentage. The first Pacific Lutheran team to earn a trip to n a tionals, incidentally, was the 1 95 1 team coached by H a rshman. The team's star player was Lundgaard.

The I.I Big Three" The stars of Harshman's final three teams and Lundgaa rd's first squad were Chuck Curtis '59, Roger Iverson '59 and Jim Van Beek '60. This trio starred together from 1 955-59, leading the Lutherans to a 1 06-20 record and na tional p romi­ nence. Curtis established scoring and rebounding records that remain today. Curtis scored 2, 1 73 points and hauled down 1 ,470 rebounds in 1 1 0 ga mes, and in 1 997 was inducted i n to the NAIA Hall of Fame. Iverson, a guard, is second i n caree r scoring with 1 ,820 poin ts and in 1 97 1 was selected to the NAIA AlI-Time National Tou rnament Team. A year later, he was inducted i n to the NAIA Hall of Fame. Van Beek, a forward, finished his career with 1 ,207 points, at the time j oining his two teammates as three of only five Pacific Lutheran players to score more than 1 ,000 career points. Twice he earned national all-tournament team honors.

9 1 7-669 PLU starts its second century of men's basketball with a cumulative 9 1 7 -669 record . Among the re­ markable achievements of the first century were 25 consecutive win n i ng seasons from 1 948-72 and six consecutive Evergreen Conference championships from 1 955-60. Bruce Haroldson began this, his last season, with a 236-236 overall record. Those 236 wins match him, exactly, with Marv H a rshman for No. 2 on the Pacific Lutheran career coaching victories list.

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Alumni and Parent Relations Fa]] FamilyAlbum Delta Rho Gammas In 1 929, President Tingelstad gave permission to name the Day Roo m G i rls ( the women who d i d n o t live o n campus but comm uted to PLU) t h e Delta Rho Ga mmas, i f they d idn't refer to them­ selves as soro r i ty g i rls. Ida H i nderlie was the first president. Ruth Gaus ch and M ildred Gault have been good abo ut gett i n g this group togeth er fo r l u nch once each m o n t h . Pictured here a re a few of the orig i nal PLU Delta Rho Gammas: A ngela, M i ldred, Ruth, Louise, Ruth and Ida.

Alohal L u tes gather together all across A m erica! Angela

Jantz '00, Tim H o '96 and Julie '99 got together to share tradi­


tio nal Hawa ii a n appetizers known as


"p upus" at the Royal Hawa i i an Hotel on

Cal i fornia a l u m n i , parents and friends t u rned o u t

the beach o f Waikiki.

i n great n u mbers to cheer fo r the P LU fo otball team at the P LU-Azuza Pacific football game


September. These Lutes were hosted by A l u m n i Boa.rd members Dave Johnson ' 7 4 a n d Al D u ngan

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(who was in town vis i t i n g frol11 M i n n eapo­

l i s ) . Dave a nd AI , put up a tent and welcomed fellow Lutes by handing out Angelo Severtsen, Mildred (Berven) Goult '3 1 , Ruth Phlumoker, Louise (Miller) Kvomme '34, Ruth Gousch, ond Ida (Hi nderlie) Berntsen '3 1 A

Go Lutes! signs that game, but

and p ins! P LU may have lost

made NCAA-Ill playoffs fo r the fo u r th consecutive year. AI Dungon '59 ond Mike Benson '69

Former Lute footbo ll greot, Albert Jockson I I I '94

Fall Fun! A n n ie ( Newton) Thompson


Linda Trendier

'90, Sue '90

Ann ( Garrison) Brydson

gathered a t the home of Rod


and Stacy ( B rya n )


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k i n s with the "kids", o r so they s a i d . Do you see any " kids" i n th is picture? Rod, Stocy, Annie, Linda ond SueAnn pose with their pumpkins! A

Scott Dunmire '89 helps ot the

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Proud Parent Day Several h u ndred parents gathered on Saturday, November to celebrate Proud Parent

Day at


PLU. Coach Frosty Westeri n g

parents a n d students had the opportun ity to h e a r from Parents Council Co - Ch a i r Bill B u ck, ASPLU President Tim Vialpando '02 and kicked off the d a y w i t h a LUTE Welcome! Later, P L U

PLU President Loren Anderson. Following breakfast, and a mad On the left side of the toble ore Roy Dewey (who olong with his wife EliJ:abeth seoted ocross the tobie, ore proud porents of Heother '0 1 ), Po rents Council members Mary ond Tom Renne (proud porents of Julie ' 0 1 ond Mark 'OS) and Patents Council co-choir Bill Buck (who along with his wife Anne ore the proud parents af Andrew '01 and Abby '03). �

dash to the PLU Bookstore, the crowd o f L u tes j o ined other P LU a l u m n i , parents, students a n d friends

at Sparks

Stadium i n

Puyallup fo r t he football contest between P LU and cross- town rivals UPS. Man y parents came fo r the weeke nd a nd by Sunday eveni ng had also attended Un ivers ity Congregation, the Parents

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to welco ming the

fa m ily members of ours stu­

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Homecoming 2001 S crapbook Faculty/Staff Songfest Skit Homecoming Songfest has been a tradition at PLU for nearly 5 0 years. I n keeping with the theme of Homecoming, "All The World's A Stage", the members of the Residence Hall Council titled Songfest "As You Like I t." Residence halls were paired together and asked to prepare a production that matched a favorite Broadway Musical to a genre of music. This year's "shows" included: "The Phan tom of the '80's," " The Sound of La tin Music; " "Western Side Story," and "South Side Pacific." For the fifth year running, the facu l ty and staff skit wowed the large and enth usiastic crowd in Olson Auditorium. Their skit, "To Be O r Not To Be," featured 37 members of the faculty, staff and administration, led by President Loren and MaryAnn Anderson . up" at Sangfest 2001 ...

From the faculty/ staH skit "To Be Or Not To Be" �

Xavier Hall On Friday, Philip Nordquist '56, long time PLU professor and campus historian, gave the Heritage Lecture. He presen ted vintage P LU pictures and classic PLU stories about 1 00 years of basketbal l at P LU. On Sunday, October 1 4 fol lowing a special Homecoming and dedicatory worship service at Un iversity Congregation, the newly restored Xavier Hall was dedica ted.

University Pastor Dennis Sepper presides at Homecoming Worship. '"

coach Frosty Westering in action on the sidelines . ...

Dr. Philip Nordquist presents 1 00 Years of Basketball in the Philip Nordquist Lecture Hall of Xavier Hall. �

Monica (Ricarte) , 94 Hurley (middle) poses with the father­ daughter team of Leo Eliason '62 and Darcy Eliason Wilcox '86. �

Lutes Win ! Frosty's Lutes took the Lewis and Clark Pioneers to task and came out victorious 42- 1 7. Before the game and again at ha'lftime, alumni, back for the big game, enjoyed apples, cookies, cider and the fun of rcncwing friendsh ips under the Alumni Tent. D u ring halftime, fans were introduced to the 200 1 Hall of Fame I nductees: Wendy Johnson '92, Shari Rider '92, Marcus LeMaster '92 and Rick Johnson '70.

State Legislator Mike Carrell '67 and Washington State Senator Rosa Franklin '74 enjoy their time on campus with students. �

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Hal Ferris, Lorig Associates L.L.C. , presents the key to the building to Dr. David Huelsbeck, Dean of Social Sciences. Dr. Loren Anderson a nd Jack Cornwell, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership, Inc. share the stage . ...

More than seventy alumni vol unteered to "come home" on Friday, October 1 2 to participate in the Homecoming a lumni career fa i r known as Java, Jobs and Jazz. This group of loyal Lutes spoke with students about their PLU experi­ ence, their career path and their current world of work. Those alums participating enjoyed visiting with each other almost as much as they did ta lking with curren t students.

Past Alumni Board President, Leigh Erie '77. Leigh is partner in a law oHice in Tacoma.


Choir of the West Reunion Concert !

mass choir in "Beautiful Savior./I

A crowd of 1 ,300 people packed into Eastvold Auditorium, while a n overflow crowd watched and listened via closed circuit television from Xavier 20 1 , as nearly 500 members o f the past and present Choir of the West presented the Choir of the West Reu nion Concert. The concert included numbers by each of the three eras of the Choir of t he West ( J oseph Edwards/Gunnar Malmin, Maurice Skones, a n d Richard Sparks). Final ly, the combin ed choir which i ncluded members of the 200 1 - 2002 Choir of the West, began the closing segment of the concert with "Almighty Fortress" directed by Dr. Richard Sparks. Dr. Sparks then passed the baton to Dr. Kathryn ( Lehmann ' 7 5 ) Olson for the final number-she was recently named the fifth d i rector of the PLU Choir of the West

Olaf Malmin '62, son of Gunnar Malmin, demonstrates his pleasure in directing the Edwards/Malmin choir. ....

All Alumni

combined choir described the cancert as a "mountain top experience." .&.

Homecoming Gala

Alumni Service Award recipient Darcy Jahnsan '78, '82 is cangratulated by President Loren Andersan. .&.

The new format of this year's Homecoming Gala was a h uge success! On Friday, October 1 2, Olson Auditorium was filled with alumni from all ages who were t reated to a bea utiful setting, a wonder足 ful meal, and terrific musical entertainment provided by PLU students Nicholas Gorne '02, Brandon Whitley '02, Lynn Fransen '0 1 , Erin

Claresse, Nicholas , Erin, Brandon and Lynn sing "Madrigals". ....

Harlan '02, and Claresse Lemieux '02. PLU alumnae Julie ( Frye '96) Johnson, sopra no, and professors Ka thryn Habedank '66, haJ-psichord, and Svend Ron ning '89, violin, wowed the crowd with their musical talents. Alumni Award recipients Larry Neeb, Clarene Johnson '56 ( mother of award recipient Brian Olson ' 8 3 ) , Darcy Johnson '78, Neil Kel leher '92, Maureen Hoban '60 and Mark Knudson ' 70 inspired us all as they accepted their honors.

Class Reunions Several reunio n classes held special activities on campus Saturday morning of Homecoming Weekend. Members of the Golden Club, which consists of all graduates before 1 952, were invited by President Loren and MaryAnn Anderson to their home, the Gonyea House. At noon on Saturday, the Choir of the West gathered in Olson Auditorium for a special reunion luncheon. Dr. Paul Benson '67 gave a p resentation on the 75-year h istory of Choir o f the West. Two members of the first Choir of the West, Eliot Morken '29 and Lelah Southworth '29 along with several other early members o f the choir participated. On Satu rday evening, members of all reunion classes and members of the Choir o f the \"lest, met at the Tacom a Cou ntry and Golf Club.

S h irley Knutson and Gene '5 1 and Marian ' 5 1 Lundgaard stop reminiscing just long enough to pose for this picture . .&.

PLU staff member Brian and Liesl Hall visit with PLU alums Linda '61 and Gerry Evanson '63 during the reunion event at the beautiful Tacama Country and Golf Club. ....

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1 939 Peter Bury died o n July 1 3 . After ottend i n g PLU, Peter was ordoined through Groce Brethren S e m i n a ry in Winona Lake, I n d . , ond served i n the m i n i stry for aver 50 years. I n addi lion t o b e i n g a pastor, h i s m i n i slry o l so i nc l uded organ i z i n g i n terdenominationol c h u rch and youth comps, h i s rodio broadcast, "The Chapel Hour," and television

progrom, "S h ori n g with You . " He is survived by h i s wife, Helen. He was a devoted father to two d a u g hte r s , Lyla and Darlene; a n d three sans, James, Robert ond D a n i e l .

1 940 CR: Luella Toso Johnson May (Pellett) Klinzmann l ives i n Wroy, Colo., two mi les from t h e care center where her h u s ban d , John, hos lived for two ye or s . Luella Toso Johnson ond her husbond, Arthur, recently celebroted 60 years of marriage with 1 8 relatives and friends on a c r u i se to Alaska a board the Norweg ion Sky. Luella will also be seen i n " R ase Red , " a Stephen K i n g movie that will be shown on A BC -TV i n February 2002. Th e movie was filmed ot Thornewood Castle (Tacomo). Pioneer Square (Seattle). and S a n d Point [Seattle) Luella olso rece ntl y

received the Va l ia n t Women award from the Lakewood, Wa s h . , c h o p te r

o f Church Women United, a worldwide organization. The oword recogn i zes dedication to servi n g

God's people.

1 94 1 Harry Lang d i ed on August 2 1 of l u n g d i seose. W h i l e o tte ndi n g PLC, Harry played o n Ihe only Pacific Lutheron basketboll team to beat the University of Wash i ngton. He served in the U . S . Army Air corps during World Wor II. After the war he

groduoted from PLC a n d began te ach i n g ond coac h i n g in the Clover Park School District where he stayed

PCNSA. Eleven West Coost cities hove men's choruses that sing i n the Scondinavian t rad i t i o n .

1 956 CR: Clarene (Osterli) Johnson and Ginny (Grahn) Haugen Joanne (Poencet) Rinn retired from her jab os a school psychologist i n

as its president. He was olso a member of many com m u n i ty org a n i zations and served as vice pres i de nt of the Lakewood R ec rea t i onal A s so c i a t i on, p re s iden t of t he Lokewood Kiwanis Club,


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chai rmon of the department of Sociol ond Health Services Pierce/Kitsap Child Abuse Ad v i sory Committee, ond school liaison officer to th e Juvenile Court. Horry was nomed A d m i n istrator of the Year by the

Embo ssy.

1 958 CR: Don Cornell and David Knutson Josie Shapira enjoys stomp art and rosem a i l i n g designs from her molher's birth place. S h e is olso l eo rni ng ather art forms from Norwoy ond Israel . Thomas Reeves retired in Moy from the Un iversity of Wisconsin-Parkside after teaching h istory for 40 years.

His la tes t book, "America 's Bishop: The Life a n d Times of Fu llon J. Sheen , " was p u blished i n September.

Thomas and h i s wife, Kathleen (Garrison) '59, live in Fronksville, Wis.

1 959 CR: Alvill D Uflga ll Alvin Dungan was recently a p po i n ted to the PLU A l u m n i Board os c h a i r of Alumni Prog roms­ Educational.

1 960 Hildred (Hansen) Dungan is the new d i rector of Best Practices ot Lutheran Brotherhood in Minneopolis.

Administrotion Honor owardee. Horry wos preceded in deoth by h i s wife o f 4 5 years, Irene (McComb) '49 . He is survived by h i s brother·in­ law, B i l l Griffi n ; n i ece, Mary Lynn ford '69; ond n e ph e w, Tim Romstead.

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1 96 1 CR: Ron Lerch Daniel Benson owns D a n i e l Benson and Assoc iates , 0 tra ff i c , parking, and tronsit e n g i neer i n g f i r m i n Fullerton and Oceonside, Calif. H i s wife, Marilyn, is 0 pastorol counselor. They have two doughters;

Julie Britsch '91 is on associole pastor i n Victarville, Colif., and E l izabeth is a Christian counselor i n So n D i eg o.

Walter Braafladt was selected to be the ossislont d i rector of the a nnua l Pacific Coost Narwegion Si ngers Association [PCNSA) chair concert held i n Eugene, Ore. Walter troins the Socrome nto cho p ter of the

1 962 CR: Leo Eliaso" Walter (Tone) Suter d ie d on J u ly 1 8 at the age of 6 2 . Af ter atte n d i n g PLU, Tone was 0 techn i cian in 0 photo lab in Tacoma. He was a l i felong member of Trinity Lutheron C hurch in Porkland where he po rti c i poted i n proye r breokfasts, men's group and served as 0

volunteer at the Red Cross Senior Meal site at Tri n i ty.

Clay tan Kirking left Parsons School of Design after five ond holf years, to assume the position of d i rector of the

Clarence "Butch" l ives i n R ich ey, Mont . . w i t h h i s wife, Pixie, ond three daughters, Brook, 2 5 , Ton i , 2 1 , a n d Keri, 1 9 . Butch teach e s K· l 0 physicol education and is t h e K· 1 2 counselor I n the R i c h ey P u b l i c School Dislrict. He has coached g irls basketboll for the past n i n e years. Four of the last five yeors

Estote Project for Artists with AIDS,

teaching career i n Flaxville ond

elected B ishop of the Northwest

complete her bochelor's degree ( ' 6 3 ) and obto i n a groduote endorsemenl ['67) in secondary long uage arts.

resource d i rector at the American

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a n Alliance for the Arts project in New York City.

ond James troveled t o Hong K o n g to visit their san, Bruce, ond h i s family i n October. Bruce i s the h u m a n

1 97 1 CR: Joseph HustadJr,

Margoret obtained her instructor certification from Northern Mantono College i n Hovre and began her Coscade, Mon t . , in 1 9 3 9 . She then

Clover Park Education Associotion, was the PTA G ol d e n Acorn oword winner ond the Wash i ng ton Secondary School Athletic

Ma rgaret (Hollis) Sherburne d i ed on J u ly 5 in Scobey, Mont. , at the age of 82. Befare ottend i ng PLU.

2000. S h e a n d h e r husband, James, sp en d winter and spring i n San Diego, and summer and fa l l in Gleneden Beach, Ore . All five of thei r ch i ldren are doing well. Joa n n e

until he retired. After he retired, h e w o s elected t o t h e Clover Park School Board and eventuo l ly served

1 963 CR: Paula (Heyer) Billings and Judy Perry

moved to Was h i ngto n state i n 1 942 to work i n civil service. Several years later, w h i le teachi n g in fife and then Puyallup, Margaret come to PLU to

She ta u g h t English composition, creative writing, poetry, speech and

college preporatory composition at R og e rs H ig h School i n Puya l l u p . She was also the yearbook adviser and helped develop Rampoges, a student creative Vlriting book. Margaret

moved to Humboldt, N e b . , with her second h usband i n 1 975, where she

was a substi tute teacher, c ooc h o f the debote team and spent time writing and p u b l i s h i n g her poetry. She authored ond performed "Trilogy of Great Women of Isroel," three mona-dromos about little known women of the Old Testament. I n

1 989, Margaret rep re se n ted Nebroska in the Ms. Senior America Pogeont i n Atlantic C i ty, where she won the Ms. Congeniality Aword. Additionol ly, her interpretive writing a n d performing of Nebraska outhor, Mari Sandoz, put her i nto the

Nebrosko H u m a n i ties Council's catolog from 1 994-9 8 . Following Ihe death of her second husband, Margarel m oved back to her home town of Scobey where she conti n u ed her octive l i festyle with closses for th e nursing home, writing poetry ond singing in the Scobey Lutheron

Church choir. She i s s u rv i ved by two children, Charles Hol l i s ond Marnee Hollis ' 77, and m o n y relatives.

Howard Larson hos retired after 3 2 years with Delto Airlines. H e a n d h i s wife, Cathy, are living i n Los Vegas with numerous cats.

1 970 C R Lois ( Weh mo n n ) LoCuran Mary (Arneson) Bryant started R i m rock Academy, the first charter

William "Chris" Boerger was Was h i n gto n Synod of the ELCA i n J une, a n d h i s installation service wos held November 1 o t Salem Lutheron Church i n Mount Vernon, Wosh. After PlU, Chris went to C h r i s t Sem i n o r y·S e m i n ex in S I . Lou i s . He

has served two congregations. Terry Knapton is the ch ief operating officer of Colvi lle Tribal Enterprise Co rpo ro tion (CTEC) i n Coulee D a m , Was h . He w o s recently appoi nted by Governor Gory Locke to partici pate in the Washi ngton Competitiveness Council. The council

is being formed to help make Wa s h i ngt on Stote the notion's leader i n busi ness development. Terry hos served in a range of positions i ncluding executive d irector for the Colville Confederoted Tribes, executive d i rector of the Loke Roosevelt Forum in Coulee Dam, ch i e f finoncial officer of CTEC and is

currently the chief operating officer o f CTEe. Terry also worked eight years as a comm e rcio l ba n k e r.

His fother, Irvin, preceded him i n death. He i s survived b y h i s mother, Ruth; sister, Linda Rudolph; and

brothers, Glenn and N e i l . Karen fynboe w a s appoi nted p r i nc i p o l ot Shermon Elementary School i n the Tacomo School District i n August. She is also a Corporote Delegates Co-Chair of the PLU

Compoign Steering Commi ttee. Her dough ier, Andrea Howe, wi l l graduote from PLU i n December with a degree i n mathematics. Sandra (Haugen) Glover is i n the vocal performonce /pedogogy doctoral program a t the U niversity of

sive ca tolog of courses is offered to students of a l l age groups including

Oregon Progress Boord.

preporatory, with privote lessons and ensembles, and a community choir. Joining Sondro o re Deuane '75

served i n Asia ond E u rope. He was a h i g h l y decorated veteran of World

Wor II and wos honorably d i scharged i n 1 963 ofter 20 yeors of meritorious service. After atte n d i ng PLU, he ta ught school i n t h e Tacoma a n d O rti ng school d istricts. H e olso vo l untee r ed i n the H i l l top (Tacoma) area, was a member of the West End Kiwanis Club, the National Geographic Society and the Masons. He is survived b y two sons, Edward and Leon; daughter, Kittrell; ond twa



1 977 CR: Leigh Erie and Joan (Nelson) Mattich Keith and Diane (Lund '75) Davis took their d a ught er Anika, to beg i n closses o t S t . Olaf College i n N ort hfi e l d , M i n n . Keith continues to be the only doctor ond county coroner in Shoshone County, Idaho, ond i s a nationol medicol delegote

to the American Concer SOCiety for the Rocky Moun to i n division based in Denver. D i a n e volunteers as a church secretary for New Hope Lutheran C h u rc h ( E LCA) in Shoshone, I do h o . Alice Brobst­ Walsh is the recipient of the M i c h i ga n H i storicol Center Foundation's 200 1

Larry Overman d ied o n J u ly 1 5 . He was an avid reader, collector of o n t i q ues and a n e mpl oyee o f th e Wash ing ton State E mployme n t Security Department for 3 3 yeo(s.

con t i n ues to proctice low ond serves on the board s of Oregon State

Edward Horne died on July 2 1 at the oge of 87. He wos ord o i ned to preoch the g os p e l in 1 94 2 and a rg a n i zed the Mt. Tabor Bo pt i st C h u rch i n Tacoma, later j o i n i n g St. Poul Boptist C h urch . I n 1 94 3 , he was d ro ft ed in th e U . S. Army ond

they won the tournament while posting 0 record of 5 4·0. He was voted Co oc h of Ih e Year for 1 999·

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Washington. I n September, she opened a new conservotory of music on the compus of Highline Com m u nity Coll eg e . A co m p rehe n.

U n iversity, the Oregon Museum of Science ond Industry, ond the

tournoment. For the past two years,

CR: Nikki Martin

school for the Bend LoPine School

D istrict, i n Bend, Ore., in September. Her husband, Neil Bryant, reti red from the Oregon Stote Senote,

they have ployed in the State C

infoncy i n Kindermusik to college

and Karen '74 (McClellan) Kuenzi, d i rectors of choral activities. The conservatory w i l l serve the com m u n i ty with concerts from noted ortists as well as f req u en l c l i n ics, festivols, a n d student ond faculty recitols.

Norma Aamodt-Nelson and h e r h u sbond, Steve 76 have moved to Muki lteo, Wash. Norma is M i n i s ter of Music ot Trinity ELCA i n Lynnwood, Was h . , a n d continues part-time acquisitions for Augsburg Fortress. Steve i s on interim postor for NW Wosh ington synod in Ferndale, Wash. Their doughter Ro c ho e l s i ng s wi th t h e S eo ttle C h i l d r e n ' s Ch o ru s .

Odyssey Award for i n novo1ive teoching of Michigon h istory. Recipients ore chosen for th ei r

depth of k n ow l edg e and he l p i ng others learn about Mich igan h i s ta r y. Alice is on elementa ry school teacher at Paddock E l ementory School in Milan, Mic h .

1 980 CR: Drew Nelson John and Shirley (Cole) Swanson moved bock to the Northwest oller 1 0 years in Son Diego. The U . S . Navy transferred John t o t h e Chapel at the Bongor Naval Submorine Base. Sh irley brought her controller position with a Poway, Col i f . , pension a d m i n i stra t io n company with h e r ond created a solellite office in their home to handle the business. They hove four children: John, 20, a j u nior at Oregon State University; Erik, 1 7, a seni or ond Kristin, 1 4 a f res h mo n ot Boin bridge ( Wo s h . ) H i g h Schoo l . Moren, 1 1 , is i n the

sevenlh grade. They look forward to enjoying the wonderful Washington weather a g o i n .

1 98 1 CR: Drew Nelson Armen Shanafelt i s the head of the basic reseorch g roup at the Roche D i a gno st i c s I n di a n o polis compus. He wos previously at Boyer Biotechnol­ ogy in Be rke l e y, Calif. In odd it ion to his researc h , he is also i nvolved i n

the evoluotion o f new tech nologies and the development of b u si ne s s opport u n i ties in nan·tradilianal areas of d iagnostics. Armen and his wife, Marie-Cloude, celebrated their 1 2,h wedding a n n iversory in October.




They have two chi ldren: Isabelle, 9 , ploys volleyba l l and has a passion for acting; a n d Alex, 4 , enjoys gymnastics and dancing.

Gail (Whitney) Furniss recently

moved bock to the SeoNle area oher a 20-year absence. She is a claims specialist with The Doctors Compa ny.

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Birmingham in En g la n d with her


moster's d eg ree i n tea c h i ng English as a foreign or second l a nguage. Her d i ssertation research project was publi shed in the " E ngl ish La nguage Teacher Education a nd Develop­ ment" journal. C h ristine and her husband, Tetsua, l ive in Mi namata , Japan, w i t h their children, Sarah, 9 , and Joshua, 5 . They a r e active members of the tiny Mi nam ata Lutheran C h urc h . C h ristine teaches h i g h school EFL and adult classes. She also vol u n teers to teach the c h i ldren at Mina mota Lutheran Pre­ school.

Kevin Morrow and hi s wife, De Anno, announce the birth of Joiden Morrow an Aug. 28. She joins Ken, 1 I , Mariko, 1 0 and K i m i ko, 9 .

1 986 CR: Brian Dohe

CR: David Oison Mike Larson h a s become the d i rector for a new state-cha rtered commercial bonk in Lakewood, Wash. Washington Com merce Bonk w i l l cater to small busi nesses a n d will be open aher capita l i zation i s completed.

1 984 CR: Mark A. Christofferson JeH Baccetti a n d h i s wife, Zeebo, announce the b i rth of Koilyn, on Aug . 2 1 She joins Jacob, 4. Eric Rizer and Rebekah N a i rn were married on Sept. 23, 2000. They a n nounce the b i rth of their daughter, Madison, on Sept. 1 2 , 2 00 1 .

Ed and Karen (Foster '87) Herde a n nounce the birth of Nathan Edward Foster Herde, o n April 2 7 . He j o i n s Eric, 9 , a n d E m i ly, 6 . J o n Rodin and h i s wife, Down, a n nounce the birth of Benj a m i n Hen ry, on Aug . 4 . He j o i n s S a r a h E l i zobeth, 1 . Pamela Kleweno is purs u i ng a moster's i n busi ness a d m i n i stration degree with on i n ternational busi ness/entrepreneurship e m p hasis at Seolile U n iversi ty.

CR: Janet (Olden) Regge Joseph Kerns completed h i s mo s te r 's o f education leaders h i p degree at North ern Arizona U n iversity in 2000. He teaches high school geography a n d art and coaches wrestling a nd track for Duncan (Ari z . ) U n i fied Schools . I n addi tion t o teaching, Joseph is a l so the mayor of Dunca n . He married h i s w i fe, R a n i , i n 1 9 96. R a n i i s currently work i n g on her doctorate i n nursing a t the U n iversity of Arizona. S h e previously t a u g h t n u r s i n g a t Eastern Arizona College. Joseph and Rani

Brian HoH is a network administra­ tor at Busi ness I n teriors Northwest i n

Washington State flog for a recent article; and he was aga i n recog· n i zed by HOW magazi n e for h i s u n ique w i t and desig n . Terry i s vice­ president of the Sealile chapter of the American Insti tute of Graphic Arts (AlGA). on executive board member of Sealile LINK, on arts prog ra m for h i g h school students and was on the advisory c a m m i llee for a notional AlGA program for at risk youth.

Scott and Susan (Koenig '86) Menzel moved from Chicago to Portland, Ore. Scali is now the manager of integrated planning at Household Cred i t Card Services.

1 98 7 CR: Darren Hamby Tim and Elizabeth (Borders) Carlson a n nounce the birth of Kevi n , on March 3 1 . Christine (Johnson) Kuramoto graduated from the U n iversity of

commissioned a re-design of the

Gregory Schieferstein was elected to a si x-year term on the advisory commillee for the Eva ngelical Lutheran Church of America's Deportment of C o m m u n ication. He is the news d i rector of Evening Post Television, KPAX-TV, Missoula; Mt. KPAX-TV recently won "Best

Burke Mullins is the president of Remedy I n telligent Staffi ng . He decided to purchase the two fu l l service franchise offices i n Tacoma and Olympia after working i n downtown Sealile for n i ne years, first for Ernst & You n g LLP, and then as a financial m a nager of West Coast operations for Tasca Marketing, a Fortune 1 00 o i l company. Burke and h i s wife of eight years, K i rsten, and their son, Isaac, 4 , l ive in Snoqualmie R idge. Todd and Lisa Dean-Erlander a n nounce the b i rth of twins, Noah

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Terry Marks of Terry Marks Des i g n was recently recog n i zed b y a n u m ber of notional publ ications. Industry-lead i ng Co m m u n i c a tion Arts Magazine cited Terry as on outstanding speaker for a recent

Mary (Moser) Blair and her

Ca m eron , 3 .

Marianne (Morley) Meese a nd her husband, Tom , a n nounce the bi rth of Anno Catheri ne, on Sept. 1 3 . She joins E m m a , 2.

CR: Lisa (Hussey) Fet'raro

design conference; HOW magazine profiled his creative short film and comic projects; Th e Utne Reader

the birth of Keiran on March 3. He joins Caitlin, 1 3, Tri sta n , 6, and

Jody (Bennett) Moen and her h usband, Michael, a n nounce the bi rth of Ka i ley Marie, on Jon. 24, 2 00 1 . She joins h e r brothers, Con nor, 4 , and Colton, 2. Jody conti nues to work port time as on elementary school counselor a n d M i c h a e l i s a general contractor.

(Lundring) Squires

Matt Ihle and Paula Lindquist­ Ihle '87 a n noun ce the birth of Groce A n no, on Sept. 6 . She ioins Lu k e , 7. husband, Christopher, announce

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1 988 CR: K" istina Pfeil and Sherith

Newscast" and " Best Spot News Coverage" in the state fram the Montano Broadcaster's Association. Greg and his wife Adriane have two chi ldren, H a n n a h , 3, and August, 2 .

Tukwila, Wash. He and his wife, Elloine, have a daughter, Co ri ss a , 6 .

Whitney Keyes-Whiton was promoted to senior public relations m a nager for M icrosoft Corporation's corporate public relations tea m . Hatch and Kimberly McAllister a n nounce the birth of Declan Hatch, on April 1 1 . Sonja (Riis) Gunderson a n d her husband, Ken, a n nounce the birth of Kayla, on May 26. Sonja i s a computer programmer at Boeing i n Sealile. Brian and Jennifer (Laraby '9 1 ) Jacobson a n nounce the b i rth of Holey Christine, on J u ly 2 0 .

1 990 CR: A ngela Vahsholtz-Anderson and Sean Neely Erik Lorenz is the procurement manager at Allegro Networks in Son Jose, C a l i f.

Philip and Benjamin Noble, on J u ly 7. They join Peter, 3 .

Paul and Julie (Stenersen '9 1 ) Finley a n nounce the birth o f COrler Stenersen, on J u n e 6 . He joins Megan, 3 . Shannon (Munger) Diericlut a n d her h usband, D e a n , a n nounce the b i rth of Morgan Lee on Nov. 9 . She joins Drew, 5 . Michael and Olivia (Gerth) Wright a n nounce the b i rth of their daughter, Jordon Liu, on June 22. Jerry and Lois (Johnson '9 1 ) Debner a n nounce the b i rth o f Lauren Rachel, o n Aug . 27. She j o i n s GarreN, 4 .

1 99 1 CR: Roxie Giddings Heidi Rynearson a nd Mike Va ndyke were m a rr i ed on Dec. 9, 2000 i n Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Heidi is the form manager at Boulder Creek Academy and Mike i s a firefighter.

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ason Edwards '84, '89 has achieved two of his d reams. One was to teach-which he currently does at Puyallup's Stahl Junior High School. The other was to climb the summit o f the 29,028 foot Mt. Everest-a d rea m h e has achieved fou r times, spending 1 4 months of h is life on the mountain. Edwards began d reaming of Everest in j unior high school, when he first came to learn about and admire Luther ( " Lute") Jerstad '58, a member o f the first American team to summit Everest. He read National Geographic and the book " Banner in the Sky," by James Ramsey Ullman. Edwards also admired Chris Chandler '70, who summited i n 1 976 and died of a cerebral and pulmonary edema in 1 985, trying to climb Mt. Kanchenjunga. Edwards was inspired by the two display cases of Jerstad and Chandler in Mortvedt Libra ry. At 1 7, Edwards was guiding people up moun tains around the world. After graduation, he began i n tense trips as a climber and a guide. After getting his second PLU degree, he stepped into the role of Everest climber. Between his J 99 1 a nd 1 994 summits, he was a substitute teacher. Edwards tu rned h is attention to teaching full- time in 1 994. He ultimately felt that he needed to put equal time and effort into both climbing and teachi ng. "It turns from avocation to a vocation, at least for me, " Edwards said "1 need things to look forward to, and I need things to share with my students." He journals his experiences and regularly reports back to his students at Stahl through the Stahl Vleb site. One of h is ninth graders recently told him, " I want to climb M t . Everest." Whether it is taking other climbers up Everest through his company, Mountain Experience or sharing knowledge and adventure with h is students, Edwards tries to inspi re others. " Dreams can be attained," Edwards said. "By turning

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d reams into goals, and then 'plugging away at them' over time, someday they will l ikely come true like they have for me." He believes that PLU creates people who go out into the world to capture those dreams-inspired by professors, the campus or even library displays. Edwards, whose next adven­ ture is an expedition in Antarctica this winter, believes the dreams that P LU alums have achieved "really speak to the spirit of the u niversity." With three alumni who have reached Everest's summit, i t can be called a remarkable spirit. Edwards plans to donate a third display to the col lection, inspiring the next generation of Lutes.


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Brenda (Bishop) Fysh is a Christian record ing artist/ lyricist, who performs l ive in the Seattle area. Two songs from the a l b u m "Here's My H ea rl" have received a i rplay on KCMS-l OS . 3 FM, a third song, "Child to Hol d , " i s featured on C r i sto

M i n i st r ies' SO� Ann iversary video. www.refugemusic .com

Erika Hermanson and Patrick Banasky were m a rried on Aug. 1 8 i n Seattle. Erika i s a marketing manager with ReolNetworks and Patrick i s seniar fina nce manager at AT&T Wireless Services. The couple lives i n the Wa l l i ngford neigh bor­ hood of Seattle.

Greg and Judy (Slater ' 89) Oehling a n nou nce the birth of N oa h

David, on Dec. 6, 2000. He io i n s Jackson, 2 .

1 992 Jeff Crecelius and Teresa Swartz were married on April 1 8 i n Maui, Hawa i i Jeff is the aquatic supervisor at the Seq u i m (Wash . ) Aquatic Recreation Center a nd Teresa is a p hys ical t h erapis t a ss i s ta n l . Annette Snyder and Jose Bourget were married on May 1 9 i n Hillsboro, Ore. Annette i s t h e student adviser to the Un ited Arab E m i rates Embassy in Was h i ngton, D . C . Jose i s t h e stoff development spec i a l i s t for the Peace Corps.

Lone Kadel and h i s wife, C a n d i , a n nounce the b i rth o f Tote J a mes, o n June 3 0 . He i a i n s Priyo, 1 Mark and Karen (Graham '94) Bain an n o u nce the b i rth of K i mberly N i cole on April 2. She j o i n s Koylo C h risti ne, 2 . Michael and Heidi (Flothmeier) Konen a n n o u n c e the birfh of N i c holas William, on Aug . 6 . He ioins Abigail J oy, 4, and Hannah Grace, 2 . Stephanie Bullard-Beares and her husband , Kevin, recently moved to Me rc e r Island, Was h . , so that Kevin could take a iob at Micrasoft. Step h a n i e completed her moster's degree at the U n iversity o f Portland in May and i s a sixth-grade moth and rocketry teacher at Pine Lake Middle School i n Issa q u a h , Was h . Andrea (Zieber) Jones and her h u sband, Robert, a n nounce the birth of J u l i o Ann, on June 21 . Andrea is a bil i n g ual teacher i n

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Lisa (Langsdorf) Rybloam and her h us b a nd, Brian '93 recently m oved to Solem, Oregon. Brion is with C F P, I n c . a nd Lisa is a port-ti m e Scandinavian tour guide w i t h R i c k Steves' E u rope Through the Bock Doar. Their son, Jacob, is 1 year-old. KClren (Berndt) Swensoll and her husband, John, announce the b i rth of Kelsey A n n on April 2 8 . Cindy (Specht) DClpku5 and her husband, Moll,

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enforcement consulting and tra i n i ng through her home-based business.

CR: Kari Anderson Wendy Kritsky and Pete Wilton were married on June I S in Grove City, Penn. Wendy is a physical

therapist for stroke patients at the Un iversity of

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Center Rehabilitation Hospital and Pete i s a tec h nical writer. Kristen (Swanson) Paschall and her husband, Matt, announce the birth of Ryan James, on May S . Brad a n d Karen (Graham) Dennis have two sons, Jonathon Maxwel l , 2 , a n d Stephen Richard, 4 . Jeff Yaung fi n i s h ed h i s family medicine re si de ncy i n June and started a family m edi c i n e practice i n Gladstone, Ore . , o n J u ly 1 . Kelly Hoeckelberg-Young was promoted to h u m a n resource manager at the Portland, Ore . , branch of the Federal Reserve Bonk of Son Franci sco on July 1 Tim and Jennifer ( Dykstra '92) Irwin a n nounce the b i rlh of Craig Michael, on June 1 6 . He i a l n s Andrew James, 1 Eric Schuck and Cally Turner '92 a n nounce the birth of Zoe Rebekka on May 2. She ioins her brother, Skyler, 2. Eric recently left Narth Dakota State University to accept a pos i tio n as assistant professor in the Department of Ag r i c ul tu ra l and Resource Economics at Co lara do State University in For t C o l l i n s . Heather Giakovmis Stewart is a self-employed counselor in Everett, Wash. Cris and Michele (Darn) Turner a n nounce the bi rth of Kelsey Michele, on J u ly 2 2 . She iains Bai ley, 2 . C r i s i s a counselor and the head wrestling coach at Peninsula H i g h School i n G i g Harbor, Wash. Michele i s a physical thera p i st at Martha and Mary Health Services i n Poulsbo.

Tray Niemeyer and h i s wife, Christy, announce the birth of their son, Lance, on Nov. 7, 2000. Tray is on assistant manager at Les Schwab i n Aberdeen, Was h .

1 994 CR: Dan Lysne and Catherine Overland Michael and Erin (KOSier) Fuller announce the birth of Z a c h ary Austin, on May 7 . (photo) Kristi (Coats) Hartman a n d h e r husband, B ra d, celebrated their first ann iversary on Sept. I . They live on a

hou seboat on Lake Wash i ngton in Sealile. Kristi has a new position a s a senior marine claims representative for Zurich/Formers Insura nce Com pa­ nies. She was previously in Zurich's legal offices. She works next door to their houseboat aboard her classic Chris Croft. Brad is a crewmember aboard the Victoria C l i p per vessels.

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announce the birth

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of El i la h Matthew, on lan. 1 1 , 2 00 1 . Cindy is the yo uth

Siri Quigley is a tten d i ng Willamette U n iversity College of Low i n Solem, Ore.

m i n i ster a t Calvary Lutheran C h urch in Grants Pass, Ore.

Trisha King-Stargel m a rried Dove Stargel in April 1 99 8 . S h e retired from the Kent (Was h . ) Pol ice Deportment in September to devote time to her fwa stepda u g hlers, H e i d i , 6, and Matilyn, 3 . She a lso be ga n dactarate studies in edu cational leaders h i p at Seattle Pacific University and contin ues low

Lori Grasland began a new iob as a quality engineer at Adobe Systems Engineering in Homburg, Germany last May.

Christina (DeAustria) Branson i s tea c h i n g k i ndergarten spec i a l education i n Bakersfield, Calif. Melissa (Griffith) Meyer is i n the second year of her MBA progra m . H e r h u sband, Lane Meyer '96, en tered the Un iversity of Wa s h i ngton Dental School i n September. Shane Velez and his wife, Lauren, were m a rried on Aug. 1 1 in Tacoma. Shone i s a n elementary physical education teacher at Los J u n tos E lementary School i n Martinez, Calif., and La u re n is a human resource manager. The couple honeymooned in F i j i and Hawa i i .

Jennifer (Carhart-Rupp) Sugden a n d her husband, Eric, celebrated their fifth wedd ing a n niversary. They were ma rried on August 3 1 , 1 996 at Flyi ng 'M' R a n c h . J e n n i fer is i n her fourth year of medical school at the Notional College of Naturopathic Med i c i n e . E r i c i s a m a nager at The Gop i n Gresh a m , Ore . , and on elementary education studenl.

1 996 CR: Steve and Kim (Nadon) Leifien Kimberly Mooneyham and Jerry Anderson were married on May 2 6 at S I . Andrews Luthe ran C h u rch i n

Stillwater, Mi n n . K i m be r ly i s a m a rketing speci a l ist at Lutheran Brotherhood I n suronce Company in M i n neapolis and Jerry is a computer program proiect m a nager for Judge Consulting . John Gumprecht graduated from the Seattle U n ivers i ty School of Low in May. He took the bar exam i n J uly. Kara (Holland) Hurst has a new pos ition as exhi bits and education a d m i n istrator a t the Fronk Lloyd Wright designed Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville, Okla. Kara i s responSible for exhibits and collections m a n ag e m e n t .

Amy Wigstram is the new di rector of perform i n g arts at the Sun Vol ley (Idaho) Center. She was previously the production assistant for the Seattle Opera . Her respo n s i b i l ities i nclude the Twi l i g h t Concert Series, the Sun Volley C h a m ber Series, dance performances a n d educa­ tional outreach programs to local schools Robin Gillispie I S in the a n t h ropol­ ogy and archaeology moster's degree program a t Eastern New Mexico U n iversity. Graham Johnson is a reporter in the Colchester, VI., bureau of WPTZ­ TV, Plattsburgh, NY. H e rec e ntly

received a $ 1 000 environ mental and science reporting fellows h i p , recognizing excelle.nce i n environ· mental reporting, from the Radio a n d Television News Di rectors Founda­ tion. Kendra Thomlinson is the m a rketing and sales m a nager a t C l i c k ! Network i n Tacoma. Yun (E llie) Jiang a nd Jeff M i l ler were m a rried on J u n e 30 at the Was h i n gton Pork Arboretum . Maren Erickson and Ti m othy Engh were m a rried on J u l y 6, a t St. Luke Lulheran Church i n Spokane.

Rebecca ( Snawdon) Chose '97, Cathy Morttil o '96, Margaret (Care) Ryan '96, Anna Gutzler '97, Brooke (Daehlin) Ells '98 and Tim Erkkson '00 were i n the wedding ceremony. Moren i s a physical therapist at Beverly Health and Rehabili tation Center in Spokane a n d Tim is a student at Ea$tern Was h i ngton U n iversity i n Cheney.

1 997 CR: Andrew and Stephanie (Merk) Tomlinson Sonja (Gall) Pancoast received a mo ster's of divinity degr ee from Princeton Theological Sem i n a ry i n May. S h e i s now t h e pastor of St. Borthalamew Lutheran Ch urch i n Trenton, N .J . Beth Salzman and Jeremie Lipton were married on June 2 at SI. Aloysius C h u rc h in Spokane, Wash. Jennifer Kleven '97 and Ben Hunt '96 were in the wedding ceremony. Beth recently received a D oc tor of Veterinary Med i c i ne degr ee from Tufts Un iversity and Jeremie rec ently graduated fram Northeastern University School of Low. Beth i s working a t a m i xed animal

veterinary practice a n d Jeremie i s work ing for Harnecker, Cow l i n g , Hassen & Heisling, LLP. T h e y I ', ve i n Grants Pass, Ore. IHeather McDougal began the Moster of Soc i a l Work program at Columbia U n iversity i n New York C i ty in September. She was previously on adm issions counselor at PLU. Terrill Parrish is a mechanic at Parks Tra nsportation I n c . , in Springdale, Uta h . He i n vites classmates to come down and visit i n the sun.

Kelly Coughlan-Mainard completed a m o ster's degree i n

educational psychology a t t h e U n iversity o f Washington i n August. Kelly has th ree d a u g h ters; Jessica, 20, graduated from Evergreen State College i n June; Sarah, 1 9, is a senior at PLU; and Samantha, 8, is carrying on a fa m i ly tra d i tion a s a home-schooled fourth grader. Kimberly Jacobs recently boug ht a new house in the Spanaway area. Scott Kolbet is now a pastoral assista n t for St. John Fisher C hurch i n Portland, Ore.

1 998 CR: Shannon Herlocker and Nate Sears Jennifer Thompson and Peter Thomas were married on Dec. 1 6, 2000 in Vancouver, Was h . Jennifer is on assistant ath letic tra i ner at PLU and Peter is a purchaser at Morning Sun, Inc. M a tt Wade i s managing the outdoor c l i m b i ng a n d skiing progroms for Cornell University. Signe Baumann is a reseorch assistant a t Prince W i l l i a m Sound Science Center i n Cordova, Alaska. Allison (Gray) Grassi i s the owner of Tazzina Cafe, a new coffeehouse in Lak ewood, Wash .

Mike Masters and Annette Mueller '96 a n nounce the bi rth of Mackenzie E l i zabet h , on A u g . 3 .

1 999 CR: Karlene Miles a1Jd Julie Johnston Ahna (Lietke) Strand received a moster's degree in hea lth-core ad m i n istration from the U n iversity of M i n nesota in May. She is now senior planning a n a lyst with the Hennepin County Community Health

Christina Graham backpacked solo for six weeks lost summer on the Colorodo Tra i l , 0 470-m ile tra i l through the Colorado wi lderness connecting Denver and Durango. The trek, a fundraiser for a Phoenix oreo domestic violence shelter, rai sed more than $ 3 , 700. Christina is i n the P h . D . program in cli nical psychology at Arizona State University. Jill (Thampsan) Graham is on accountant at Wa sh i n g ton Mutual Bonk. Melissa Halcamb was promoted to 1 " l ieutenant in the U . S . Army. She eorned a degree in n u rs i ng from PLU and is a recovery room n u rse 01 Tripier Medical Center on the island of O a h u , Hawa i i . Tyl er Kechely a n d Danielle Keefer were married on August 24, I n Puya l l u p . Scott Sailer '99,

Brice Johnson '00, Robbie Larson '00, Chad Balcom '99, Jess Nelson ' 0 1 , Rob Shipp '00, Aaron Barker '99, Melanie Is a m an '00, Ronda (Forehand) Barker '00, Mindy Jackson '00 and Erin Azama ' 0 1 were i n the wedd i n g . Tyler i s a biologist at Washington Shell Fish and Danielle i s a Dental Assista n t .

Jacob Alden and Erin Eddington '00 were married on July 2 8 in Battleground, Wash. Jacob is a personal banker at US Bank in Lakewood and Erin is a regi stered n urse at the U n iversity of Washi ngton Medical C e n te r in Seattle. They ho n eymoon ed in Spain and the Canary Islands and now live in Burien, Wash.

Julie Jahnston is a graduate student i n College Student Services Admi n istration at Oregon State U n iversity in Corva l l i s , O re . , where she is a l so Resident Director at Pol i ng Hal l . You can e-ma i l her a t : Julie Johns

2000 CR: Ashley Orr Mary Beth Leeper i s beg i n n i ng a th re e­ year assignment for the Mennonite Central Committee. She will work for PRONATS, a

c h i ldren's program in S a nto Cruz, Bolivia .

Mary Simpson, Aubrey Seffernick, Lynn (Bratlie) Simpson '7 1 , Kathy Simpson '04 and Ashley Seffernick '02 are participating i n the Alaska AIDS Vaccine R ide, a SOO m i le bicycle trek from Fairbanks to Anchorage, benefi ting reseorch to find o n AIDS vacc i n e . Tog ethe r they will raise more than $ 1 3 , 000. Sara Bleything Cohrs and her husband, Kenneth, announce the birth of Kenneth (Tre) John Cohrs, I I I ,

Jonathan Strand, is in the graduate program i n physics at the U n iversity of Minnesota.

on Aug. 3 0 . S o r a is on assistant processor at C o r i n t h i a n Martgage in M i ssion, K a n . , and Kenneth, is a m a nager.

Sara (Reibel) Locke began the urban learners moster's program i n education a t PLU i n June.

P h i l i p Edlund accepted a position in Columbia Bank's two-year management training program.

John Aardappel m a rried Lauriene Allen '02 on July 2 8 at Fart Lewis, Wa s h . La uriene is a student at PLU, a n d i ntends to finish her degree a nd receive a comm ission as 2 nd l ieuten a n t i n the U . S . Army in May.

Keely Rohweder and Trevor Semon were married o n March 2 4 i n M i l l Creek, Wash. Holly Hightower '00 was the maid of honor.

Deportment. Her husband,

Megan Smith is studying for her moster's degree i n tea c h i n g adolescent education at State Un iversity of New York, Cortla n d .

Louanne Decker has a new position as assistant pr i ncipa l at MI. Boker Middle Sc hoo l i n the Auburn (Wash.) School District.




Laura ( Ritchie) and Geaff

Giffard l i v e i n L o s Angeles. Louro i s

a P h . D . s tudent in t h e h i story department at the Un iversity of C a l i fornia, Los Angeles. Geoff i s on i nvestment a110Iyst at TBG F i n a n ciol.

ceremony. N i cole is the research coordinatar lor the School of Soc iol Work at the Un iversity of Washi ng­ ton and Greg is a computer


Sept. 9 , 2000. Kevin Eilmes '84, Nathan Appleton '99, Dustin Pruett

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participated in the wedd i n g ceremony. K u r t a n d Erin live i n Colorado Springs, Colo. He i s a journ a l i st at The Gazelle and she is e m ployed at EI Pomar Foundati o n . Nicole Hoyes a n d Greg Harder

were married on Aug. 1 1 at Trinity lutheran Church in Taco m a . Emily (Montgomery) Shall Katherine Graff Snyder

Masuccia were married on April 2 1 at SI. Anthony'S Church i n Renton, Was h . Jenny i s a photographer for Yuen lui in Seallie.

Jen Whitlock

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practice educational low i n W� h i ngton state.

'!J39 1941 Harry Lang died on August 2 1 .

'962 Walter (Tone) Suter died on J u ly

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died on July 5 . R o n Koharski died i n August.

'970 Edward Horne died on July 2 1 .

J97J Larry Overman died on July 1 5 .

J993 Nathan Shouse '93, '96, died on h is 30' birthday, Sept. 1 7, 1 9 7 1 , of leukemia.

He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and worked for Boeing more than two years before receiving his moster's degree in education. He taught moth and coached, most recently at Lokeridge Junior High i n the Sumner School District. Nathan e n j oyed athletics, the outdoors and being w i th friends and family. Married July 23, 2000, to Mari Hoseth '96, h e was diagnosed

would l i ke to make every year a reu n ion for at least one

language i n the Ukraine. He began h i s 27-manth term in September. Orthodox Theological Sem i n a ry, C restwood, N . Y. in September. He i s studying for t h e Orthodox Chr istian priesthood.

Sarah Nicholson and John Allen

Aimee Sieverkropp is a research


tec h n ician at the Fred Hutch i n son Cancer Research Center in Seallie.

'00 were married on June 2 2

a t O u r Saviour lutheran C h urch i n Tacoma. PLU grads i n the wedding were Jena ( F ox) Hippe '99, Jenny

campus orga n i za tion. In 2002, one possi ble a ffin ity reu n ion is past members o f the Res idential Life Staff a n d Residence Hall Co u n ci l . I f you have ever served the u niversity as a member o f the residence h a l l (dorm itory) s taff a nd/or

with leukemia while on their honeymoon in Hawa i i . Nathan's faith i n God's love thraugh Jesus is a comfort to all who know and love h i m . In addition to his wife, he is survived by his parents, Dick a n d Kathy Shouse; brother Moll ' 9 7 and s i ster Sarah; grandparents Bill a n d Lois labeda a n d Howard Shouse; in-laws P a u l (PlU athletic d i rector) and Jeanne ' 80 Hoseth, Karl Hoseth, '94, '96 and n i ece Annika. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer SOCi ety, leukemia and lymphoma Society, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center or a lutheran congregation of your choosing.

fA U1TI AND fR I E. DS Gudrun Ronning died on J u ne


at the age of 96. Gudrun graduated from St. Olaf College with a Bachelor 01 Arts degree i n music (voice) a n d mathematics. She was the principal at Mound High School in Minnesota, song professionally and continued to study voice when she met and married her husband. Harold, in 1 93 4 . From 1 940- 1 9 5 3 , they were on the faculty at Ple . W h i l e at PlC, Gudrun taught voice and her children were bor n . After PlU, they moved to California where Gudru n


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Peter Bury died on July 1 3 .

weeke n d events, was the reu nion o f the Choir o f the West. 'vVe

He is teaching E nglish as a foreign

CR: Linda Hutson and Keith Pranghofer


Homeco m i n g 2 0 0 t was fa bulous. O n e of the h ig h l ights of the

Eric Ruthford is in the Peace Corps.

Brad Powell en tered St. Vla d i m ir's

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Jenny Vigoreaux and Dean

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were married 0 1 Parkland's Trinity lutheran Churc h on J u n e 1 6 . N i kki i s allen ding t h e New England School of Low i n Boston on a fu l l tuition merit scho l a r s h i p . She hopes to

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Kurt Eilmes and Erin


Lindsay Daehlin i s the program

the birth of J u stice Ryan, on July 26.

(Crabtree '99)

Danielle Hodge

Feliciano '96, Jenny (Ripley)

programmer at Saleco I n surance. stoff at Cuernovaco Cenler for Intercultural Dialogue on Develop­ ment i n Cuernovaca, Morelas,

Luke and Amy


taught sixth grade u n t i l she retired i n 1 970. Gudrun was preceded i n death by her husband in 1 974, a n d i s su rvived b y h e r chi ldren a n d grandchildren. Oscar Edward Morken died on

July 7 at the age of 99. He was the lost surviving sibling of seven first-generation i m m i gran t si sters and brothers. Oscar was a Moster B u i lder 01 homes, a board member at Good Samaritan Hospital. and Tacoma lutheran Society. and a 5 4.year member of Tri nity lutheran Ch urch in Parkland. He was also a charter member of Tri nity Toastmasters with the honor 01 having a district award named for h i m . He was preceded in death by h i s w i fe, Helen; his porents; and six brothers and s isters. H e is su rvived by his son, Ken '70; si ster- i n low. Eliot Morken '29; four n i eces, including Sylvia Morken '62, Morken

and Chris Morken'68; nephews, Ed Morken '53, Don Morken '60 , and Alan Morken '63. and several grandnieces and nephews.
















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Looking to make a little pin money, Byron '69 and Gail ( Morseth) '69 Bitar l ined up some vendors, threw together a homemade catalog and started a mail order cookware business out of their basement. That was 20 years ago. Today their company, A Cook's Wares, carries a comprehensive collection of the finest gourmet cookware, cutlery, pans, appliances, ba keware, porcelains, u tensils and ingredients. They have a carefully maintained mailing list of more than 1 00,000 active customers and new prospects. Their 'Neb site, cookswares. com, serves a worldwide clientele and features detailed product information, articles, recipes and secure Internet ordering. When they started the company, Byron Bitar was beginning what wou.ld become a 27-year career as professor of philosophy at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pa. Gail Bitar was a full- time mom. "We were just looking to make some extra money each month. We had no experience in mail order, no experience in business at all;' she said. "We settled on selling cookware because we had a newfound interested in gourmet cooking and Byron just loved the tools involved."

With a $5,000 family loan they contacted vendors and began buying products they l iked. "Byron has a real knack for knowing what a good product is. We bough t nice, useful, h igh quality tools and then developed a small catalog. We wrote descriptions and Byron did line drawings of the i tems," Gail said. Their first advertisemen t was a one-inch d isplay ad in Gourmet Magazine announcing their catalog. They continued to advertise i n Cook's Illustrated, Bon Appetit and Food & Wine Magazine. Seven years ago they opened a storefront and warehouse in Beaver Falls, where they employ a staff of 1 2 . They have been on the Web for two years. " I t's been a lot of hard work," Gail said, looking back on 20 years in the mail order business. "Byron has had three jobs-if you count being a good father, his teaching career, and our business." For the Bitars, the real secret to their success is their belief in the necessity to treat both customers and employees with respect. "We t reat people the way we would like to be t reated," she said. ''I'm surprised when I hear that not all companies are run that way."

The PLU Alumni Association urges alumni, friends and students to submit names of persons to be considered for awards recognizing their contribu­ tions to society or the university.

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Alumni Colle ge at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival July, 2002 Experience t h e magic of three plays by William Shakespeare: "As You Like It," " Macbeth," a n d "The Winter's Tale" on a group trip to the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Travel to Ashland, Ore. on our popular excursion with other PLU alumni, parents, and friends. Along with the group will be PLU faculty members who will lead the group in lively and thought-provoking discussions about the performances. We will provide opportunities to visit local attractions throughout the weekend. This reasonably priced trip includes transportation to and from P LU, three nights lodging, three theatre performances with a backstage tour, and d i nner with the group. Options for meeting the group in Ashland are available. Space is limited-reserve your spot today or call for a brochure. We hope you will be able to join us for this educational and thrilling adventure!

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The Lifetime Giving Society recognizes an extraordinary group of donors who have given faithfu l ly and consistently over time to sustain and support Pacific Lutheran University, Lifetime giving includes the total r�corded gifts and current pledges of cash, securities, real estate, and appreciated property, and includes the charitable value of irrevocable planned gifts, These totals do not include revocable deferred gifts or gifts to K P LU, H = H ERlTAG E SOClETY

Heritage Society members have remembered P LU in their estate planning through a type o f deferred gift, bequest, charitable trust, revocable trust, charitable gift annuity, l i fe insurance, pooled income fun d agreement, or a gift of residence or farm with retained l ife estate, Membership is not based on the amount of the deferred gift. These contributions are very important to Pacific Lutheran University's long­ term fut ure, with gifts ranging from $5,000 or less to $5 million and more, Q=Q CLU B

With a minimum contribution of $300 annually (student giving levels begin a t $60 a year), one can join this gathering of dedicated friends whose mission is to provide assistance to deserving students as they prepare for lives of service through a Pacific Lutheran University education, Q Club is t he "giving club" of PLU's annual fund, and the more than 2 ,000 members provide the core of scholarship support. M = MATC H I N G GIFT PROGRAM

The Matching Gift Program recognizes Compa­ nies and Foundations who have contributed to PLU by matching the gifts of their employees. This support is either designated to a particular fund identified by the empl oyee or given to the unrestricted fund. I = I N DEPEN DENT COLLEG ES O F WAS H I NGTON

Designation is for individuals, companies and foundations who have contributed to PLU by making contributions through the lndependent Colleges of Wash ington , ICW supports private higher education i n Wash i ngton by soliciting unrestricted gifts from many individuals, businesses and foundations.



James ('70) and Julie ('70) Aageson Q John Aakre ('7 1 ) and Cynthia Michael ('82) LHO Odven ('50) and Maxine Aakre Q Betty Aalbue Q Paul ('6 1 ) and Nita Aasen Grant and Ruth Brethe i m ('8 1 ) Aaseng Abam Engineers, Inc. L Gerald ('78) and Bonnie Abbott Absher Construction Company LQ Patrick ('85) and Carolyn ('87) Accimus Marie Ackley Estate L Eloise Adair Bert Adams ('89) J . Daniel ('67) and Ellen ('68) Adams James and Jeanne Adams Jennifer Adams ('0 1 ) Q Jo-Ann Adams ('83) Mark ('9 1) and Hayley (' 9 1 ) Adams Roberta Adams ('96) Tim and Kristine ('86) Adams Deanne Addy ('87) John and Mary Adix L Arlis Adolf ('7 1 ) LQ Advanced Biometrics , Inc. Agilent Technologies M Barbara Ahna Fred Ahrendt Estate L LaWanna Ahrendt ( ' 5 1 ) Q Aid Association for Lutherans Branch # 1 0 1 1 6 Aid Association for Lutherans LM Joe and Carol Aiken Travis and Shi rley ('71) Aikin Q Airborne Freight Corporation I Gerald and Mary Ann Aker Clarice Akerson H Carmen Alarcon-Caine Alaska Synod , ELCA L Mark ('79) and Ingrid ('80) Albee Albers & Company, Inc. I Meleney Albert ('87) Bruce and Delores ('93) Alberts Rodney and Suzanne Albertson tH James Albrecht Alcoa Foundation L Charles and Mary ('83) Alcock Gloria Alcordo George I. Alden Trust L G regory and Katherine Alderete Angelia Alexander Q Cathleen Alexander ('0 1 ) Daniel ('98) a n d Holly Alexander Darius and Maggie Alexander Paul and Anita Alexander Thomas Alexander ('79) Q Jimmie R. Alford LH Lionel ('80) and Ta mmy Alford Q Jean Alfsen Estate L William and Wilma Alkire Patrick ('92) and Janet Allan Q Charlene ('78) and Jay Allen Charles and Cynthia ('74) Allen David ('00) and Keleigh ('97) Allen Q Hal Allen Marjorie Allen Merrily Allen Q Ruth Ann ('89) and A Russ Allen William Allen ('70) William and Ruth Allen Allen Foundation for Music L Allenmore Medical Foundation LQ Ladd Allison ('78) James and Jeannette ('67) Allphin G a ry and Judy Allsup JeHrey Aim ('85)

Ivar Aim Trust L Luis and Mary Almonte Daniel and Anne Alsaker LHQ Irene Alskog ALTERA Corporation L El lsworth and Nancy Alvord Q Marshall ('72) and Mary Jo Alworth Alan and Mari Alyea Alyeska Pipeline Service Company M Amazing Grace Lutheran Church, Anchorage, AK Q William and Alice ('86) Amblad John ('60) and Joann Amend Q Laverne Amend ('56) Q Neal ('53) and LaVerne ('56) Amend L Richard Amendola ('78) American Express Foundation LM American Lutheran Church L American Sign & Indicator Corporation L Ameritech Library Services L Edward and Florence Amundsen Anacortes Lutheran Church, Anacortes, WA L David and Ki mberly ('90) Andersen Mark Andersen ('67) and Bonnie MacMaster Andersen ('66) Q Andersen Consulting Foundation/ Arthur Andersen LLP Foundation LM The Anderson Foundation LI Alan ('85) and Marilyn ('85) Anderson Arnold and Caroline ('40) Anderson Q Mrs. Arthur R. Anderson L B. Eldon ('35) and Marj ory Anderson LQ Barbara Anderson Q Brian ('72) and Kristy ('72) Anderson Q Bruce and Aimee Anderson Cathy Anderson Q Charles and Helen Anderson Q Charles and Lura Anderson Charles and Margaret Anderson LQ Charles and Nancy Anderson Conrad ('63) and Ann Anderson David Anderson ('62) Q David Anderson ('67) David ('81) and Catherine Anderson Q David ('73) and G loria ('75) Anderson Q Dennis and Ruth Anderson H Don ('50) and Rita Anderson Q Donald and Nancy Anderson Q Dorothy Anderson L Eugene and Grace Anderson Faye Anderson HQ Fred and Paulette ('66) Anderson Q Frederick Anderson (,8 1 ) Gustaf ('48) a n d Dorothy ('46) Anderson LQ Harlan Anderson ('61) Hazel Anderson Estate L Helen Anderson (' 38) Q Herma n ('3 1 ) and Vivian Anderson LQ J. Douglas Anderson ('69) Q Jodene Anderson ('80) Q John and Colleen Anderson John ('68) and Connie ('68) Anderson Q John and Dorothy Anderson L John ('58) and Myrna ('86) Anderson Q Joseph Anderson ('97) Q Judith Anderson ('73) H J u l i V a n d Thomas R. Anderson LQ Julie Anderson ('69) Karin K. Anderson ('99) HQ Kathryn Anderson Q

Kirsten Anderson (,01) Kurt Anderson and Debra Kristensen ('80) Q Laura Anderson ('97) Loren J. and MaryAnn Anderson LHQ Lowell and Donna Anderson Lowell ('7 1 ) and JoMarie ('72) Anderson L Marcia Gail Anderson ('71) Mark and Kathryn ('75) Anderson Mark ('7 1 ) and Sandra ('72) Anderson Olav Anderson Estate L , Paul Anderson ( 92) Q Paul ('7 1 ) and Janice Anderson Q Richard Anderson L Richard and Barbara Anderson Robert and Katherine Anderson Robert ('65) and Mary ('65) Anderson H Robert and Theresa Anderson Roger and Suzanne Anderson Ruth ('65) and Andy Anderson LQ Sonja Anderson ('99) Stephen and Rita ('88) Anderson Q Synneva ('79) Anderson Thomas and Kathryn Anderson L Timothy and Ann ('67) Anderson Timothy and Susan Anderson Trina Anderson ('78) William and Virginia (' 9 1 ) Anderson Katherine Andre ('71) Q Paul ('84) and Deborah ('84) Andre Algot Andreasson Trust L Steve and Beth ('79) And res Susan Andresen ('99) Q Janie And rew L Robert and Pamela Andrew LQ Glenn Andrews H Greg and Marcy Andrews Leonard Andrews Q Tove Ellen Andvik ('67) Ruth Angell Martin and Karla ('68) Angle Devin and Christine ('94) Anglemyer Don and J ea nne ('76) Anglin Ernest and Karen Ankrim Larry and Anna ('55) Ankrum Q Anne E. Snow Foundation Inc. Leonidas Annest , Holmes and Florence ( 82) Anrud Iris Anspach Bruce and Sharon ('65) Anthony Eric ('95) and Hallie ('95) Anthony Dom inic and Janeen R.S. ('90) Antonelli Q Paula Aplin ('85) Steven ('74) and Suzanne Appelo Q Corless Apperson Steele Nathan Appleton ('01) Aqua Care , I nc. George and Donna Arbaugh LQ James ('85) and Linda ('85) Arbaugh H Karl ('85) and J u l ia Arbaugh Q Max ('66) and Isabelle ('69) Archer Norman Archibald Foundation LI Architectural Woods, Inc. L Joseph and Maureen Ardizzone Hans and Dorothy Ariens Kalman and Janice Ariola , Julie ( 8 1 ) and John Armbruster Alice Armstrong ('65) Douglas and Coralyn ('72) Armstrong E l mer Armstrong ('74) Jerry ('60) and Elaine Armstrong L Lea Jane Armstrong ('74) Michael and Kaylyn ('74) Armstrong Q Raymond and Susan Armstrong Swain Arnason ('50)

Clarence and Shirley ('54) Arndt John ('36) and Olga ('37) Arne LQ Gerhard and Olga Arney Glenn Arney ('59) G. Michael Arnold ('75) LQ Neal ('58) and Joyce Arntson LHQ George ('63) and Karen ('66) Arola LQ Donald ('62) and Tena ('65) Arste in E l ise Arter ('93) Arthur Bauer & Associates, Inc. Gerald and Evelyn Arusell ASARCO Foundation L Ash Grove Cement Company I Tyler and Kristan ('93) Ashbridge Ashford-McAloon-Roberts Insurance Q Doris Ashleman ('40) Eli and Dorothy Ashley Jo Anne Ashley ('87) Q Paul Askland ('69) Estate L Hjordis Asper Associated Student Body of PLU Q AT& T Foundation M Attachmate M John a·nd Shari a ('90) Atley David G. Aubrey LHQ Stacy Augustine ('88) Karen Aumick Q John and Jane Aune Q Alfred E. Aus and Esther Westby Aus ('32) LQ Williena Ausher m a n ('60) Q Brian Aust ('92) and Dorothy Lesher Robert Aust ('58) HQ Jodi Austin ('85) Autodesk, Inc. L Automatic Data Processing Foundation M The Autzen Foundation L AviaBusi nessiAmerica, Inc. AXA Foundation M John Axelson ('75) and Mary Keating Wayne and Asta Axelson Sarah Axley ('00)

- -4 Donald and Marion Baartz Brian Babbitt ('92) Joanna Babbitt ('95) Raymond Babcock ('59) Q Ruth Babcock ('80) Burton Backman ('49) Q John ('60) and Karen Backman Q Phillip and Ruth ('69) Backup Q Albert and Constance Bacon H Thomas and Jane Baffney Daniel and Marie Bagwell Audrey Bahr ('56) Q Cindy Bahr-Merino ('85) Q Gregory Baich and M a ry Olson Baich ('65) Q Thomas ('85) and J u lie ('91) Baier Dale and Pamela ('B7) B a iley Fredric and Georgia ('59) B a iley Q Margaret Bailey ('96) Marie-France Bailey ('95) Roland Bailey ('83) Beatrice Bainard George and Judith ('62) Baird Jeanne Baird ('50) H William Bakamus ('73) Q Almyra Baker Estate L Bradley ('85) a n d Sherry ('85) Baker Q Brian and Jeri Lyn Baker The Estate of Elbert H. Baker II L Janice Baker Lauriston and Luann ('8 1 ) Baker Q Malcolm and Lois Baker Mildred Baker Ronald and Joanne (, 62) Baker

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Phil Waldner, President of Fife Towing, one of a growing number of Q Club Business donors.

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Q-Business connects PLU to business community resident of Fife Towing and dedicated alum Phil Waldner ( BBA '80; MAE '95) helped form Q Business, a subcomm i t tee of the Q Club Board com m itted to attracting more business donors to the Q Club, " Most of the businesses benefit d i re ctl y from having PLU in our region," Waldner says, "If they don't have a PLU graduate working for them, then it's a good bet that one of their associates, vendors or s li Ppli e rs does," Waldner sees the Q Club, with its foclls on student scholarships, as a natural place for business owners to d irect their support. "The graduates o f PLU are not only the future bus i n e ss people in our comm u n ity, they're also the teachers in our schools, the nurses in our hospitals and the volu ntee rs who serve on the boards and committees," Waldner said, " ] can' t think of a better way for business owners to support both educational opportunity and the future of their own communities,"




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Daniel and Singhild ('62) Baker Ole ('50) and Diane Bakken Orley and Joan ('60) Bakken Roger ('6 1 ) and Margaret ('63) Ba kk en Luke Balash ('00) Q Jamie ('00) and Anthony Balducci Rick McGrath and Darice Bal es McGrath ('89) Elsie Ball James ('54) and Florence ('66) B a l l Richard ('62) and Mary Ann Bal lew Q B i l l Balzarini L Robert and Ordelle ('52) Bammert Beverly Bancroft ('53) Q Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Bangert Erik ('99) and Amy ('99) Bangsund Q Clifford and Leona Bangsund L David ('71 ) and Lynne ('70) Bangsund LHQ Bank of America Q Bank of America Foundation M Daniel Banken ('B7) Q John and Susan ('67) Banker George and Julee Barber Q Joy Barber ('00) Charles and Linda ('63) Barbo LQ Jeffrey Bare ('98) Q Ronald I. Barensten H Steve Bargelt Bargreen-E l l i ngson, I nc. L Brian ('69) and Sally ('69) Barker Stephen and Jeanine Barndt Q George and Eleanor Barnes L Steven ('82) and feresa Barnes Q Katherine Barnett ('79) H J. Thad and Joan Barnowe Q Scott ('77) and Deborah Barnum Q Gregory ('90) and Karen Ba rrett-Wilt Michael and Kristine 'Barta.nen Q David and Gail ('61) Bartee

George Bartell Kevin ('97) and Marci ('98) Bartholomae Q John ('80) and Donna Bartkowski Christopher and Marli ('BB) Bartne" Eldon and Mercedes Barton Jeff and Gratia ('90) Barton Inez Barton Estate L James Bash ('76) Q William and Donna Bash Anita Basich Baskin Robbins Q Charles Bates Colleen Bates ('65) Martha Bates Douglas ('89) and Roberta Batey Gregg Batinich and Cheryl Goldberg (, 8 1 ) Q Kenneth and Nellie Batker Alexander Bauer ('98) Q Arthur and Sandra ('67) Bauer Q Richard and Lois Bauer LQ Jerald ('6 1 ) and Myra ('62) Baughman Q Gary and Sylvia Baughn LHQ David and Lois ('49) Bauman Howard and Jean Baumann Jennifer Baumgarten ('0 1 ) Gerald a n d Mary Baumunk Ann Baxter ('90) William E . and Janice Nye Baxter L Leonardo Bayani ('99) R uth Bayer Estate L Sharon Baylor ('67) Gary and Audrey Baylous Q Gerald ('58) and Mary Ann ('60) Bayne Jon Beake ('8 1 ) Q Daniel ('76) and Gaelyn ('75) Beal Robert Bea l l and Nancy Ki ngstonBeall ('69) Eric ('8 1 ) and Marie ('83) Bean LQ Gary ('68) and Jane Beard George ('64) and Andrea Beard Q Krystine Beard ('93) Q

Rebecca Beard ('00) Q David and Christine ('BS) Beasley Christine Beatty ('90) Q Holly Beatty ('89) Q Michael and Kathy ('Sl) Beauchamp Paul and Janice Beauchene Dan ('63) and Terre Anne Bechtel Q Dianne Bechtold ('72) and Robert Grider Lynn Beck Q R. W. Beck , Inc. I Sarah Beck Mark and Judith Becker John ('70) and JoAnn ('68) Beckman Jeffrey ('76) and Dayna ('7B) Bedingfield Q Kristi Kay ('S4) and Scott Beebe Q Marlene Beggin ('97) Harry Beggs ('66) Jeffrey ('92) and Jennifer (, 92) Behn Ronald and Kathryn Sehrens Elizabeth Bekemeier ('84) Q James Bekemeler ('B8) Q Luther and Lois ('B2) Bekemeier LHQ Verona Bekkedal Donald and Mae Bell Q Karen Bell Michelle Bell ('03) Q Paul M. Bellamy Foundation LQ Mary Bellarts and Verna Ralph David and Linda ('85) BeMiller LHQ Ben Bridge Jewelers I James ('70) and Cindy ('72) Bendickson Q o. Jurgis Bendikas ('5 1 ) LHQ Catharine Kirby Bend ixen ('90) H Irma Bendock ('41 ) Q James ('69) and Terri Benes Diane Bengston ('72) Q Luther Bengston ('43) Rose Benham

Steven and Lois Benham Q James and Janet Beni George Benj a m i n a n d Nan Herbert Stanley ('79) and Janet Bennatts Carl and Myra Bennen LHQ Scott ('74) and Debra ('75) Bennighof Bryan Benson (, 92) Q C lifton and Edith Benson Estate L Dale ('63) and Jolita (Hylland) ('63) Benson LHQ Erik ('90) and Jennifer (, 9 1 ) Benson Q Mike ('69) and Mary ('71) Benson HQ Paul ('67) and Pam Benson Gerald ('58) and Sharon Benson LHQ Rebecca Benson ('92) Q Virg i n i a L. Benson LHQ J. Thomas and Charry ('98) Benston Edward ('78) and Lois Bentley Paul and Megan ('76) Benton LQ Ronald Benton ('78) and Kim Jensen Q Paul (,52) and Marion Bentson Ray and Virginia Bentson Larry and Evelyn ('7 1 ) Bentti Gary Benzel ('78) Duane ( ' 5 1 ) and Joanne Berentson LQ James ('58) and LaVonne Berentson Q Brian A. Berg ('74) and Joyce Avery LHQ Brian Duane ('75) and Jan Berg David ('6 1 ) and Patricia ('6 1 ) Berg LHQ Elizabeth Berg Estate L George Berg Estate L Helge Berg ('73) and Susan Wiliiams Q Karl and Joan Berg Q Lee Berg and Ellen Lakey Berg ('8 1 ) Q Lynn ('64) and Karen ('65) Berg Marta Berg ('60) Richard and Gayle ('72) Berg Q Ronald Berg ('59) LQ Arthur Berge L Erling and Gu llaug Berge Jennifer Berger ('94) Michael ('75) and C i n d y Berger Clarice Berggren Paul ('Bl) and Tye Berghuis Q JooHee Berglund ('01) Mr. and Mrs. Morris H . Bergman Howard and G l adys ('48) Bergum LQ Jennifer Berk ('93) and Alex Hoffner Jack and Inez Berkey Joseph and Barbara (, B5) Bernard Gary ('74) and Nancy Berner Q Bruce and Kristina ('63) Berney Eli Berniker Q Michal Berniker Christian Berntsen ('85) David ('58) and Ca rolee ('59) Berntsen LHQ Henry and Ida ('3 1 ) Berntsen LQ Paul ('85) a nd Jesse Berntsen Rodney ('60) and Jo Ann ('62) Berntsen Thomas and June ('78) Berry Q Viggo and Dagmar ('29) Bertelsen Walton F. Berton ('57) and Carole A. Booth HQ Oliver ('6 1 ) and Emma Berven Sandra Besel ('85) Jean and Anne Marie ('88) Bessette Robert and Ann Best Bethany Lutheran Church, Bainbfidge Island, WA Bethany Lutheran Church, Gold Beach , OR Q Bethany Lutheran Church , Spanaway, WA Bethesda Lutheran Church , Eugene, OR LQ Bethesda Lutheran Church , Mountlake Terrace, WA Bethlehem Lutheran Church , Kalispell , MT LQ Bethlehem Lutheran Church , Tacoma , WA LQ Carl Betten Patrick and Denise ('86) Bettinger Dennis and Bonnie (,62) Betts David and Linda ('64) Betz Frank Edward ('53) and B irgitta Beutler Marlo Bevis (, BS) DeWayne and Mary Jean ( ' 5 1 ) Bey Ernest and Rebecca Bianco Q John and Jean B iberdorf Q William and Susan ('B7) Bice Patricia ('96) and Noah Bickell Q G a ry ('68) and Mardel Bierwagen Q Oliver and Ruth Biggers 'Richard Bilbrough Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation M

John B i l ldt ('76) Donald ('78) and Judith ('6 1 ) B i l l ings Q Paula B i l l ings ('63) Q Evangeline B i l l i ngsley ('50) Q Bob Bills ('59) HQ Patricia B i nder Steven and Dena Kay ('74) Bindewald Lin Binford L James ('77) and Lori ('78) Bingham Walter ('72) a n d Eunice ('7 1 ) B i nz Philip ('85) and Jean Birkeland Annabelle B irkestol ('45) LHQ Grace Birkestol ('45) LHQ Gordon ('50) and Agnes ('50) Birklid Lisa Birnel ('99) Q Michael ('79) and Lori (, 8 1 ) Bishop Q Marlene Bissell ('74) Byron ('69) and G a i l ('69) Bitar Lynne Biteman Bruce ('72) and Jill ('71) Bjerke LQ Kevin and Jane ('90) Bjork Q Craig Bjorklund (,67) Q John and Gwendolyn ('48) Bjorkstam Q Hans and Vivi Bjornen M . Dean ('58) and Nancy ('60) Bjornsen Q Lennie and Pamela ('84) Bjornsen David and Dorothy Bjornson Q John ('89) and Celesta Bjornson Q Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Black LQ Leonard and Graciela Black c.A. & M.F. Black Charitable Trust Q Jeffrey ('94) and Lora Blackburn Chari Blackwood ('5 1 ) Doane ('49) and Al ice ('5 1 ) B la i r George ('72) and De lph ine Blair Q John and Laura ('82) B la isdell Michele Blake ('74) Mitchell and Janette ('85) Blakney Q Alan and Sharolyn Blanchard Jerry and JoAnne Bland Q Richard and Olive Bla ndau L David ('88) and Sidney Blank Q Randall ('B 1 ) and Cynthia ('8 1 ) Blank Abigail Blankner ('94) Lindsey B ledsoe (,02) Clifford and Audrey ('53) Blegen Jason and Heidi ('94) Bleimeyer John ('80) and N i na ('8 1 ) Bley Q Bruce ('B6) and Peggy ('92) Blocher Bonnie Block ('93) Shawn ('97) and Michelle Blocker Heidi Ann Bloemker ('90) Cornelius and Dian ('6 1 ) Blom H Grace Blomqu ist LQ Charles and Carolyn Bloom Dennis ('88) and Connie Bloom Clayton and Susan Bloomer Jennifer B loomer ('98) Q Donald Blucher ('54) David (,61 ) and Judith Bluhm Q Parke ('79) and Kristi B lundon Q William ('65) and Katherine Blythe Q Ernest Bobko ('65) Walter Bobko Daniel ('83) and Debra ('77) Bode Marguerite Bodrero ('35) Estate L Marlene Bodwell Dwight ('47) and Eleanor Boe HQ S i l as Luther Boe ('39) Estate L Kathryn Boe-Duncan ('52) The Boeing Company LMI Julianne Bogaty ('95) Jill Bognar (,0 1 ) Randolph and Gail ('75) Bohannon Q Charles and Karen ('63) Bohlke Q Doris Bohman Q Morris and Doris Bohman L Alice Bolduan H Erwin and Alice Bolduan L Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boley Christopher Boley ('96) Doug and E m ily ('71) Boleyn M a rvin ('5B) and Beverlee Bolland LHQ Daniel Bolong a n d Rachel Smersh ('83) Ralph ('36) and Rosemary (,29) Bolstad Darrell Bomberger ('95) Charles and Marilyn Bomgren Bon Marche/Federated Department Stores I Lester Bona ('40) Q And rew Bongfeldt ('90) Q Paul and Judith Bonifaci George ('84) and Cynthia ('SO) Bon ney Q Book Club of Washington Inc Melvin and Dorothy Boone H Susanne Boone ('98) Thomas and Rhoda ('67) Borcherding Rev. Norma J . Borgford ('56) LHQ Mary Born ('86) Charles Borquist Q




Robert and Joyce ('69) Borrud Vanda Bartell Estate L Donald ('S6) and Patricia LeAn n Bosch Andrew ('70) and Sharon ('70) Bostrom K a i Bottomley ('SO) Q Norma Bourne Nichol Boutin (, 0 1 ) Ramona Bouzard Robert ('S4) and Belinda ('S6) Bowden David ('SS) and Diane (, S7) Sowe James ('Sl) and Laura Bowen Mark ('S l ) and Elizabeth ('8 1 ) Bowers Darrell and Judy Bowie Charles Bowles ('76) Greg and Janis ('90) Bowman Donald and Sherrill Boyd Rod and Barbara ('68) Boyd HQ Suzanne Boyd ('00) Violet Boyer Marilyn Boze B P Amoco Foundation M Philip ('50) and Jeane ('54) Braafladt Walter (, 5 1 ) and Jeanette ('54) Braafladt HQ Jean Brace (, 62) George Bracher Estate L Craig and Shelley ('S7) Bradley Q Havana Bradner Estate L Robert and Catherine ('99) Brady Q Regina Braker ('7S) George and Jackie Brammer L M i ldred Brammer ('56) Otto and Goldia Brammer L Suzanne Brammer (, S2) Oscar Bran and Edith Luther Gary and Linda ('65) Branae Q Albert and Alva Branam Candice Brandenburg ('97) Dwaine Brandt ('57) and Rachel Kriefall-Brandt H arvey and Kathleen Brandt Thomas ('7S) and Anne ('76) Brandt E d ('64) and Angela Brannfors LHQ Erik Brannfors ('95) and Jenn ifer Specht Brannfors ('94) Q Mark Brannfors ('97) Q Paul and Leslie Brantner H Janis Brasier ('74) Q Patrick and Barbara Braswell Hjordis M. Bratsberg LH Harold and Elaine Brattland Janel Brattland ('99) Gordon and Mary Nell Braun Q Don and Pamela Bray Jan F. Brazzell and Wolfgang Opitz LH Jorunn Breiland Estate L El len Breiten ('69) Q E l friede Bremer Dorothy Brenchley ('95) Ingrid Brenneise ('64) Ruth Anne Brenneman ('72) Myrtle Bresemann ('4 1 ) H Tamara ('97) and Jeremy Brester Laura B rewer ('02) Q Gregory and Cathy Brewis Marie Brice ('92) J A ('56) and Judy Bricker LQ John and Ruth Briehl Q Susan R. Briehl and Martin D. Wells LQ James and Danielle Brink Q Terry ('S3) and Kerry Brink Q Caron Briski ('00) James and Gail Brisson Julie Brisson Arthur Broback ('52) Q Clifford ('76) and Joan Brock Frank and Barbara Brocker LQ Mark ('79) and Donna ('SO) Brocker Q George Brockway ('36) Lloyd and Kathy ('70) Brodniak Q Roger Brodniak ('97) Q Alvin ('60) and June ('57) Broeckel Q Gary ('79) and Cynthia ('79) Brog Robert ('53) and Connie ('54) Brag LHQ Alan ('6 1 ) and Elaine ('62) Brooks LQ Kathrine Brooks ('SS) Q Richard and Henrietta ('6 1 ) Brooks Steven ('9S) and Laura Brooks Timothy ('72) and Martha ('74) Brooks Brooks Manufacturing Company I Steve and Barbara Brossia Troy ('92) and Cheryl ('93) Brost Q Henrik and Robanna ('S3) Brosten Willard and Dagrun Brotherston Stacy ('90) and Michael Brou i l lette Q Claudia Rea Browers ('7S) Bob Brown and Kathleen Benton ('73) Q Cha rles Brown David and Sonja ('75) Brown Q Mr. and Mrs. Don F. Brown

Ellen Brown ('53) Q James and Barbara ('59) Brown James and Cynthia ('73) Brown Jeffrey B rown and Jennifer Meyer Brown (,9 1 ) LHQ Boyd and Lisa ('S4) Brown Lynette ('0 1 ) and Leon Brown Norman and Carlene B rovin Q Robert and Randi Brown Ronald ('76) and Gretchen ('77) Brown Q Russell Brown ('4 1 ) Samuel a n d Nathalie B rown L Steven ('76) and J i l l ('7S) B rown HQ Vincent R. Brown ('70) H Brown & Haley L Christopher and Jennifer Browning Q Stanley and Terryl Brue L Moritz Brueckner L Scott ('84) and Cathleen ('S3) Brueske Q Nelson and Marjorie (, 42) Brumfield Arthur Brunner H Charles ('66) and Carol Brunner Q Petra Onella Brunner ('56) LQ Esther Brunner Louis (, SO) and Glenna ('50) Brunner Janice Brunson Eric Brunsvold Q G i l Bruntz Q David Brusco L Joyce Brusin Harald ('44) and Helen ('43) Bruun Oscar ('76) and Melissa Bryan Janet Bryant Keith Bryant Lisa Bryant ('9S) Mark ( , S5) and Karla Bryant Q Neil ('70) and Mary ('70) Bryant LHQ Juli e Brye ('77) A Dean and Marilyn Buchanan LH Brook Buchanan ('00) Q Erha rdt and Virginia Buchfinck L Virginia Buchfinck HQ Alfred Buck ( , S5) Q Florence Buck Wayne and Judy Buck L Robert a n d Cindy Buckell John (, S8) and Norma ('59) Buckner The Buffalo News Judith Buford ('87) Chester Buhl Estate L Oscar Buli Estate L Mable Buli ('23) Estate L James and Joanne ('87) B u l l ion Thomas Bundy Estate L Rebecca Rurad ('74) LHQ Beatrice Burau Mary B u rchak Estate L Earlene B u rcham ('60) Q Brian ('71) and Susan ('69) Burchfield Mau rice and M i ldred Burchfield L M i l d red Burchfield Q William and Diane Burke Aimee Burkenbine ('04) B urlington Lutheran Church , Burlington , WA LQ Burl ington Northern Santa Fe Foundation L M I C. Glenn Burnett ('S6) Henry and Mary Burns Richard and Dora l i n B u rrows Q Larry Burt and Linda McConnellBurt ('72) Dick and Sabina Burton L Ed and Penny Burton Judith B u rton ('7 1 ) Hilary Burtt ('93) Daniel ('85) and Joyce Busby Scott ('74) and Kathy ('7 1 ) Buser H Bradley ('SS) and Tisha Busey Thomas ('7S) and Holly Buskirk Q Gerald (, S3) and Darlene Buss HQ Suzanne ('73) and Douglas Bussey John and Luella Bustad L John ('69) and Janet ('69) Bustad Leo and Signe B ustad L Luella Bustad HQ B usy Bee Florist and Gifts Charles and Doris ('55) Butler James and Ann Butler Tayah ('97) and Rodney Butler Q Jack and Lowell Anne Butson Howard L Byerly L Mark (, S2) and Joan Byl Q Rose ('77) and Robert Byland Q Kenneth Byrne ( , S9) Q

Guil lermo ('S7) and Sally Calle Q David Cameron ('63) and Louise Lindgren Cammarano Brothers, Inc. L Craig Cammock (, 9 1 ) Q Earl and Iris ('55) Cammack LHQ James and Debra ('95) Campbell Glenn ('60) and Margery ('6 1 ) Campbell HQ Gordon Campbell ('75) John and Lori Campbell Terry ('72) and E l len Lee ('68) Campbell Q Wendy Campbell William Campbell ('7 1 ) G i na Canada ('98) Claude ('62) and Deanna ('62) Canfield Stephen and Jeanne Cannon Shelly Cano ('9S) Keith and Marlene Canton LQ J . Craig and Ginger Cantrell Denise Capella G. James ('58) and Carlene (' 61) Capelli Q Lois Capps ('59) Q Sam Capps ('93) Q James and Anne Carden James and Sandra Lu ('59) Carlile Carl and Helen Carlsen Victoria Carlsen ('88) Q A . Mark ('67) and Karen Carlson Alan (, 5S) and Lois Carlson Q Amy Carlson ('94) Arthur Carlson Estate L Britt Carlson ('96) Dale and Jean Carlson Q David Carlson ('S6) Q David ('72) and Flavia ('72) Carlson Q Evan J V Carlson ('45) F Paul and Judith Carlson Q George and Dorothy ('49) Carlson Harry ('49) and Violet Carlson H Herb and Lorrain Carlson Q James Carlson ('7S) Janet C. Carlson ('46) L Tom Carlson LQ Jon ('77) and Donna Carlson Q Julie Carlson ('77) June Carlson L Lewis and Fern Carlson Loney and Sheila ('64) Carlson Q Lucinda Carlson ('SO) Mary Carlson L Paul ('60) and Mary Lou ('59) Carlson LQ Robert Carlson Rushton ('S6) and Anna Carlson Stanley and Gwen Carlson Stephen Carlson ('83) and Stacy Waddell Carlson ('S3) Q Ted ('74) and Wendy Carlson Thomas Carlson ('65) LHQ Verner Carlson Estate L Theodore ('55) and Alzora ('57) Carlstrom Q Donald and Mary Carlyle L Robert ('64) and J u d y Carmichael Mark Carnese ('97) David Carney ('92) Bruce and Helen ('69) Carpenter Cecelia Carpenter ('66) Hoyt Carr (, S l ) judith Carr ('70) Q William Carr ('57) Thomas and Joanne Carrato May Carrell ('65) Q Phyllis Grahn Carlson-Carroll ('55) LHQ

Cindy Carroll David ('SO) and Katharine (, SO) Carson Michael P. Carson ('76) and Ronald Steigerwalt HQ Richard ('56) and Delores ('56) Carstensen J o h n Carton a n d M ichelle Schoenberg ('SO) Davis ('65) and Pam Carvey LQ Cascade Natural Gas Corporation I Paul and Beverly ('92) Cascio Thomas and Anne ('63) Case Q P a u l a n d Kathryn ('80) Casey Cashmere Valley Bank L Daniel (, 99) and Heather ('98) Casmier Dave and Patricia Casmier Q Linda Caspersen-And resen Diane Cassidy (, SO) Rodney Cassidy and Kathleen Peach-Cassidy ('73) Sandra Cassinerio ('a 1 ) Robert ('74) and Patricia Casteel Q Toni Castrey ('93) Catalyst Cruises LQ Erma Catlin Norma Catron Robert ('79) and Lisa ('8 1 ) Ca u l k i ns Q Sheila Cavan Marry Cavelti Merlin and Dianne ('6 1 ) Cavender Dennis Caviezel ('71) Brian and Amy ('93) Cebull Q Edith Cedarquist Bernard and Robbyn ('84) Celestin Ernest ('50) and Helma Cementina Q Center Electric Inc. LQ M arietta Centko ('88) Q Central Lutheran Church , Anchorage, A K LQ Central Lutheran Church , Belli ngham , WA LQ Central Lutheran Church, Eugene , OR L Central Lutheran Church , Portland , O R LQ CH2M Hill I Daniel Chadburn (,82) Will iam and Sharon Chadek Chalet in the Woods Ray and Charlotte Chalker Chalker Putnam Collins & Scott Q Douglas Chamberlain ( , 87) and Lori Cornell ('85) Champion International Corporation LM Jay and Susan Chan Mr. Pak Joe ('71) and Mrs. Pak Joe Chan L Wing and Sophia Chan Q Craig ('85) and Kathy Chance Q David ('69) and Marcia ( ' 7 1 ) Chance LQ Jocetta Chance Thomas and Lisa Chance Nelda Chandler (, 61) Ralph and Ruth ('38) Chandler Estate L Sarah ('00) and Jeff Chandler Q B i l l ('64) and Teresa Chapman John and Mary Chapman I Brian ('87) and Chenelle Chase J i m and Vicki ('90) Chase Q

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Tom and Joanne ('B2) Chase Bradley Chatfield ('93) Lee and Barbara (, 57) Cheek Q John H.5. and M i ng Yee ('60) Chen Virg inia Cheney Ben B. Cheney Foundation , Tacoma , WA L Cherryda l e Teachers Social Fund John and Linda Cheshier Mark ('82) and Asha Chesnutt LQ Bruce and Rebecca Chesterman Chevron Corporation LM Charles and Gayle Chew Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation L Joseph and Kristi Running ('85) Chiaravallotti Alan and Carol ('77) Chilcoat Melvin Chinn ('7 1 ) Robin Chinn ('90) Christ Lutheran Church , Ferndale , WA Christ Lutheran Church , Lakewood , WA LQ Christ Lutheran Church , Odessa, WA LQ Christ Lutheran Church , Spokane , WA LQ Christ the King Lutheran Church , Mi lton -Freewater, OR L David and Carolyn ('67) Christensen Richard and Dawn Christensen Russ ('6 1 ) and Claudia Christensen Q Walter Christensen (,28) Estate L Cory Christian ('00) David ('59) and Anita ('59) Christian LHQ Don Christian ('50) Q Olga Christian ('50) Rhoda Christian ('7 1 ) LQ Robert Christian B Radney ('57) and Esta ('60) Christia nsen Q Carl ('73) a n d Kathy Christiansen H Edward and Alene Christiansen Q Tage and Marit Christiansen Howard ('56) and Vernita ('68) Christianson Q J . K . and Jeanene Christianson Chauncey ('50) and Nellie ('46) Christofferson Q Glen ('81) a n d Susan (, 8 1 ) Christofferson Q Mark ('84) and N anette Christofferson Q Ken and Janice ('77) Christophersen Kenneth and Polly Christopherson LHQ Christopherson-Boze Insurance Services, Inc. Q Joseph Chu ('80) and E l izabeth Ma John Church ('00) David ('57) and Vivian Churness Claude and Lori (, S7) Ciancio Carolyn Cichanski ('00) W i l l i a m Cichanski ('94) Q Citigroup Foundation Teresa and Joseph Cia bats Norton Clapp L Jeffrey ('85) and Lorrai n e ('88) Clare Roger ('66) and Deane Claridge L Anella Clark ('53) John and Anne Clark Patricia Clark ('62)

Petra WA Clark ('S6) Robert H. ('44) and Barbara Xavier ('44) Clark LQ Ken and Alice Clarke Ken and Michael Ann ('67) Clarke Robert ('7S) and Barbara ('S l) Clarke Sue Clarke ('7 1 ) John ('72) and Karen Claus Q Wilbur and Ethel Claus Q Kenneth and Betty Johnson ('66) Clauson Michelle Clemence ('85) Greg and Debra ('74) Clerc Lloyd ('50) and Phyllis ('54) Cleven Q Scott and Molly ('87) Click Michael and E . Corinne ('74) Cline W i l l i a m a n d Dolores Cloyes CNA Foundation M Michael and Janet (, SO) Coard Gordon Coates ('54) Q Joseph and Margene Coates Warren ('7 1 ) and Leola Coates Coca-Cola E nterprises I Hulda Cocanower Estate L Scott and Heather ('97) Cochran Tom and Aria Cock Harley and Kathryn Cockrum Q Daryl and Beverly Cody Gary and Linda ('68) Coe Daniel Coen Ronald ('75) and Janice Coen William and Karen Coffey Reagan Coffey (, 0 1 ) Vern Cohrs ('80) Charlene Colburn ('49) Q Kendall and Tammy ( ,8 1 ) Colburn Q James and Kath ryn Cole Rebecca Cole-Lane (, 75) Richard and Kristina ('96) Coleman leslie Collar ('68) Q Ernest ('48) and Ruth ('5 1 ) Collard LHQ Paul Collard (, 82) H Catherine Ann Collins ('70) Q James Collins ('72) John ('76) and Sylvia ('77) Collins LQ Judy Collins ('75) Carlo and Lynda Colombo Boyd and Sandra ('93) Colt Q David Coltom ('83) LHQ Nancy Coltom L Ronald ('6 1 ) and Barbara ('6 1 ) Coltom H Larry and Candy Comer Darnell ('95) and Deborah ('93) Commodore Q G i l bert and Judith Comstock Concrete Technology Corporation L Brad and Angela ('83) Condreay W. Powell Cone L Conexant System , Inc. M Ralph and Carmella ('89) Connelly Kathi Ann Conner ('92) Q Conner Development Company I Nancy Connery ('70) ConsortiUm/Advancement of Higher Education L Container Corporatin of America, a Subsidiary of Jefferson Smurfit L Stephen Conway ('84) Eugene ('63) and Mary (,S4) Cook Q

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Jesse and Patricia Crisostomo Karen Crombie ('7 1 ) Evan and H e l e n Cropp Edward and Marilyn Crosby Q Cross Of Christ Lutheran Church , Bellevue, WA LQ Lisa Crowder ('95) Ronald and Vanessa Crowe David (, 6 1 ) and B. Crowner Paul Crumbacher ('78) Crumbacher Business Systems Robert ('50) and Beverly ('54) Crumbaugh J, Peter and Sara Crumpacker Bruce Cudahy Q Pauline Cudmore , C. Munro ( 8 1 ) and Heike ('8 1 ) Cullum Charles E , Culpeper Foundation L Barb Culver Ginger Culver (, 92) Q Lowell and Anke ('70) Culver Mr, and Mrs , Russell Culver CUNA Mutual Life Insurance Company L Mike and Gelda Cundari Helen Cunningham ('45) Michael Cunningham and Marcia Snook Q Nicole Cunningham ('00) Q Jane Curl ('81) Q Charles ('59) and Antoinette Curtis Q Robert L. Curtis (,55) HQ Robert ('90) and Victoria ('90) Curtis H Wanda Cutler ('93) Dave and Bonnie Cypher Mark Cypher ('00) Q Marina Czekaj ('02)

• Don D'Andrea ('49) Q , Michael ( 80) and A l a i na D'Unger Robert ('78) and Ann D'Unger Q Steve and Wanda Daehlin Margaret Dagefoerde Estate L Ernest Dagefoerde Estate L Warren and Betty Daheim Q Alan and S, Leann Dahl Q Carol Dahl ('62) Q Craig ('76) and Lynn Dahl Q David p, Dahl ('60) LQ David ('78) and Pam Dahl Q Erika Dahl ('00) and Joshua Thornes Kevin ('89) and Sonja ('90) Dahl Kristen Dahl ('8 1 ) Norman ('61 ) a n d Patricia ('62) Da h l Orin ('60) and Coralyn ('6 1 ) Dahl Na ncy Dahlberg ('86) Kenneth and Flo Dahlstedt Q Jonathan ('86) and Wanda Dahlstrom Q Christopher and Jolyn ('93) Dahlvig Margaret Melver Dakan ('38) LQ Douglas ('8 1 ) and Kristi (,8 1 ) Dalenberg

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f you stop by the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations on any Tuesday morning , yo u are likely to find Clarene Johnson '56 and Bev Knutsen '55 strategizing, lending a hand to a staff m e m b er, or talking on the phone to an alum. Johnson and Knutsen are dedicated members of the Alumni Board, and are continually working on new ways to get alums involved with PLU. This spring, the Alumni Board will unveil a new program that wil provide new opport unities for members of the PLU family to get more involved in the life of the universi ty. I f you are lookin g for a way to give back to P LU, call 1 -800-A LUM-PLU. You migh t t hink about making that call on a Tuesday morning-CIa rene and Bev would love to hear from you !

Steven ('66) and Susan ('67) Dalgleish Q Carl Dalk Estate L Ray and Deanna Dally LHQ Waite and Patty Dalrymple Q Steven and Ki mberly ('8 1 ) Dalthorp David and Elsie ('61) Damcke Ray Damis Cecil and Helen (,5 1 ) Dammen LHQ The Danforth Foundation L David ('75) and Christina Dangerfield Boonchai Dangrungroj ('99) Allen and Susan Daniels Kary and Barbara Daniels Donald and Jean ('6 1 ) Danielson Val and Alice Danielson L Danish Sisterhood Thyra Lodge # 1 9 Dale a n d Janice ('60) D a n n Q Jerry and Gail ('84) Danner Robert ('79) and Ki miko Dardis Q J, Peter and Ann Darling W i l l i am and Connie ('80) Daugherty Daryl ('60) and Gwendolyn (, 6 1 ) Daugs Q J. Paul and Lawanda ('63) Dauphin Richard ('62) and Joan ('66) Davenport Harold and Christina ('89) Davey Mr, and Mrs, David A, Davidson Harry ('83) and Wendy Davidson Earl and Anita Davie Lisa·Britt ('89) and Rick Davies Robert a nd Sharon D avie s B i l l and Nancy Davis L Brian ('89) and Andrea Davis Charles and Nancy Davis Clara Davis HQ Damien and Carol Davis David ('78) and Sandra Davis George ('4 1 ) and Mary ('4 1 ) Davis L J, Walter and Clara Davis L Kevin Davis (,77) Mark (,82) and Nancy (,81) Davis Q Mary Davis ('4 1 ) Q Michael ('92) and Darlene Davis Virgin ia Davis Virginia Davis-Johnson ('36) L Davis Wright Tremaine I Charles ('70) and Cheryl ('70) Davison Frances S, Dawson LQ Leland ('72) and Debbie Dawson LHQ Ruth Dawson ('57) Lynne ('9 1 ) and Mike De La Cruz Anthony and Patricia de Sam Lazaro Bruce ('87) and Lisa ('88) Deal Q E, Fred and Ann Deal LQ Jerry and Sharon Deal Lawrence Deal ('91) and Lisa Simonsen ('9 1 ) Q John and Mildred Dea n LH Ronnie and Diana Deatherage Carrol and Shirley Debower Alice Decker Clara Deckert ('65) Ross and Lueann ('93) Deckman Michael and E m i ly Dederer L Barbara DeFreece ('62) Christian DeHart ('96) Q Dennis and Linda DeHart Yvonne Deitz (, 57) Richard ('57) and Carol DeJardine Sean Delaat ('94) Q Frank and J u lie ('67) Delis Robert and Pamela DeLong Delta Air Lines Foundation L Kendall and Karen (,82) Demaree David ('89) and Jodi DeMots Q Howard Dempsey ('60) Q Ja nette Dempsey ('92) and Thomas Sampson Bradley ('93) and Karen ('94) Dennis Jennifer Dennis ('90) Scott ('83) and Katherine ('84) Dennis Denny Park Lutheran Church , Seattle, WA Q Alisa DeSa rt ('90) Jonathan and Sylvia Deskin Paul and Diane De5 100ver Paul ('69) and Helen Dessen Chuck and Heidi ('90) DeSteunder Mark DesVoigne H William and Janet Detering Darryl ('6 1 ) and Joann Dettmann LQ Robert and Jean ('48) DeValve DeVoe Man ion Q Heather Dewey (,01) Q Richard and Carolyn ('64) Dexter H The Dexter Corporation Foundation L Thomas ('75) and Denise ('75) Dey Norma Deyton (,4 1 ) Josef Diamond

Maren Diamond ('87) Lewis and Clara Mae Dibble Theodore and Janet Dibble E la ine Dick ('62) Jeffrey ('88) and Laurel ('88) Dickason Q Leeann Dickson ('95) Tim and Eva Dickson Stephen and Barbara ('67) Didis Q Alan and Ardyth Diercks Edwin Dierdorff ('88) Liane Dierich Judy Dierickx·Likkel ('63) Carl isle Dietrich Estate L Digital Equipment Corporation L Dale and Sharon ('69) Dillinger LH Lloyd Dill ingham ('62) Donald and Nadine Dillon Joseph ('70) and Paula Dillon Q Roger and Chris Di nelt Walter D i ngfield ('50) Daren and Sharon Di rkse John ('65) and Nancy ('66) Dirlam Q David and Frances ('85) Dittman Sylvia Kirkebo Dittmer ('57) H Marshall (,01) and Virginia Doak Hung and Siiri ('93) Doan Dale and C indy Doane Richard ('75) and Jeanette Dobson Jerold and Jacqueline Dock LH Rosa l ie ('98) and Robert Docktor Q Thomas Dodd ('74) and Gay Kramer·Dodd ('76) James and Judith ('66) Dodds Q Bamford and Lois Dodge George ('60) and Nancy Doebler Linda Doelle ('63) Brian ('86) and Lori Dohe Gary and Joan Dolman Q Susan Dominy ('70) Jerome Donahe ('60) LHQ Sharon Donahe ('61) L Beth ('87) and Jim Donahoe H Patrick ('83) and Patricia Donovan Darlene Dornath ('52) David ('77) and Wendy Dorothy Q Edwin ('50) and Edna ('50) Dorothy Q L, Douglas ('71) and Helen ('72) Doten Anita Dotson ('87) Carolyn Doughty Judd ('55) and Nancy ('57) Doughty HQ Dennis and Elsa ( ,62) Douglass Mark ('8 1 ) and Teresa ('83) Douglass Q Peter Douglass ('86) Q Ronald ('53) and Margaret ('52) Douglass LQ Dow Chemical Company Foundation M Gordon and Mildred Dowling Q Gary ('69) and Patricia Downing Graydon and Colleen Jeanne (, 55) Downing Q Downtown Wilkes-Barre Touchdown Club Caren Doyle ('85) Amy E , Drackert ('90) and David Pelton Scott ('81) and Diantha Draeger Q Earl and Paulette Dragt Dan and Pat D rake Kenneth and Karin Drew Denn is ('7 1 ) a nd Rebecca ('87) Drewes Robert and Marjorie Drewes LQ Esther Drinkwine Richard Driskell Robert and Deborah Drugge Dryer Mortuary Q Cresencia Du Q Allison Duchow ('89) Q David ('89) and Jane ('89) Duea Gordon and Mildred D u fseth LQ Paul ('72) and Linda ('83) Dugger Bob and Penny Duke Duke Energy Foundation M Donna Dukleth Stephen and Mary ('90) Dulaney Jim and Gretchen (,84) Dumestre J , Duncan & Associates, p.s. Rev, F. Alvin ('59) and Hildred L. ('60) Dungan LHQ Lucille Dunker L Leslie Dunlap ('85) Wallace and Gale D u n la p Kenneth and Janette D u n mire Q Henry and Karen ('63) Dunn laurie Dunn ('00) Dunn Lumber I Dupar Foundation I Gary Dupuy and Astrid Maurer Travis and Janet ('55) Duran David and Leanne Durham Michael and Bonita Durick J , Craig and Linda ('73) Dutton Michelle Duverney ('99) Q Christopher and Katherine Dwinel l

Ruth Dyasuk (,0 1 ) Douglas and Becky Lynne ('83) Dyer Barbara Dykman ('62) John ('70) and Kelly Dykstra Q

Glenn ('76) and Bertha Eades Ron and Karen Eardley Donald Early ('00) Karen Eason ('81) Franklin and lone ('69) Eastby Eastern Washingto n · Idaho Synod, ELCA L Frederick ('72) and Mary Lou ('74) Eastman LQ Mark Eastman ('93) and Hollie Jantz Eastman ('95) Q Eastside 4 Kids Q Neil ('58) and Janice ('59) Eastvold Q Victor ('70) and Karen Eaton Kathy ('86) Ebel Marian Eberle Joseph and Susan ('69) Echelberry Inez. Eckblad Estate L Earl ('66) and Denise Ecklund LQ Earl Eckstrom L Eddie Bauer, Inc. L Judith Eddy ('66) Larry and Diane Edison Q Edison Lutheran Ch u r ch, Bow, WA LQ Francis and Harriet Edlund Estate L Jennifer Edlund ('96) Q John ('61 ) and Virgi n ia ('64) Edlund LHQ Larry and Kathleen ('64) Edlund LQ , Ph i l i p Edlund ( 00) Q F. Talmage and Molly Edman LHQ Jon ('89) and Nancy ('88) Edmonds HQ Kenneth ('64) and Barbara ('64) Edmonds Q Earl and Jean Edmunds Alfred and Betty Edwards David ('83) and La urada ('80) Edwards Gayle Edwards ('75) Paul Edwards ('74) Cynthia ('76) and Terry ('76) Edwards LQ Susan Egaas ('81) Q Mark ('76) and Lisa Egbert Q Lawrence ('56) and Christine Eggan LQ Carie Eggert ('00) Mark and Christine Eggert Helen Eggimann Claire (,57) and H i lkka Egtvedt Clairmont and Evelyn Egtvedt Charitable Trust L Evelyn Egtvedt LQ Richard Ehl i nger ('65) and Irina Volkova Q Mark ('86) and Kimberly E i bel Karen Eichelsdoerfer James and Angie ('69) Eichholtz W. Larry ('59) and J a n ice E ichle r LQ Christen Eidal ('7 1 ) and Laura De Verna Eidal ('80) Q Gordon and Ethel Eide L Ingeborg Eide E state L Olav and Jan Eimstad Q Douglas and Shannon ('8 1 ) E isert Q Greg and Stacey E isert Barbara ('88) and Jo n athon Eisner David Ekberg ('66) Alex Carl (' 5 1 ) and Arlene Ekle Bruce ('69) and Barbara ('69) Eklund Q Evelyn Eklund ('36) Estate L Michael Ek l u nd·Grayu m (,0 1 ) Q Mary Ekstrand ('64) Abdullah EI·Kuwaiz ('73) ELCA·University Congregation PLU, Tacoma , WA Jalmer ('56) and Marvyl ('58) Eldal E I dee Corporation I Eleanor and Henry Jansen Foundation I Wallace ('48) and Charlotte Elefson E li Li lly & Company Foundation M Iver ('55) and Camille ('59) Eliason LHQ Kevin ('89) and Kristin El iason Q Leo (,62) and Barbara ('59) Eliason Q Donald ('52) and Doril Ellertson Q Arthur ('6 1 ) an d Katherine E l l ickson HQ Margaret E l l ickson ('59) John and Linda ('69) E l l ingboe LQ Byron and Inez El l ingson Pastor Richard and Lei la E l l ingson LH




Q-�lub: making a PLU education possible

Maiia Ourr '0 1 performs at the Q Club banquet

he "Thank you , thank yo u, thank yo u" refrain can be heard every year as s tu­ dents res pond to Q C l u b fo r the scholarships they receive. For some stu dems, it is t h e generosity of Q Club donors that makes it possible fo r them to gradu­ ate from PLU, Q Club is dedicated to keeping PLU access i b l e and continuing su pport for annual giving, Members are o ffered i nvitations to special PLU events, so [hey can wimess and experience their giving at work with students on campus, Josiane Tolman '04 credits Q Club for allowing her to come to

PLU, "When my financial aid award arrived, I cou ldn't believe i t. I was going to gCt to go ! Thc Q Club scholarship made the difference," she said, " I am a bener person fo r attending PLU, "

Richard ('60) and Helen ('56) E l l i ngson Chalmers and Evelyn ('41) Elliott Joseph and Lois E lliott Judith Elliott ('77) Betty E l l is Q John Ellis Mary K . Ellis L Steven and Martha ('77) Ellis Guy ('82) and Brenda ('83) Ellison HQ Lawrence and Ruth E l l ison Robert ('57) and Janyce ('57) Elmer Q Rudolph ('39) and May Elmer Q Donald a r,d Frances Elmore Jeffrey Elston ('85) Q Douglas ('76) and Gretchen ('77) Ely Q Emanuel Lutheran Church , Ritzville, WA LQ Ralph and Elene ('43) E merson Joyce E m ilson ('69) Q Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Spokane, WA Emmanuel Lutheran Church , Walla Walla , WA LQ Emmaus Lutheran Church , Eugene, OR Q Jerry and Geraldine Enders J u l ius E n eboe ( , 52) Q Cyndee Engen ('94) Stephen and M a ren ('74) Engh Lee and Margaret ('52) England Timothy ('89) a n d Lisa ('90) Engman Chris and Elisabeth ('85) Engstrom P h i l i p and Lorraine Engstrom C. E . and Dianne Enkerud Gregory M . Ennis ('97) H Stephen and Ellie Ennis Q Arleen Ensign ('49) Laurence and Margaret ('56) Ensor Enterprises International , Inc. Gary and Janet ('7 1 ) Eppelsheimer David Ericksen ('77) LQ David ('86) and Nancy ('87) Ericksen Q Donald ('88) and Sara ('88) Ericksen Q Henry and Jo Ericksen Q John ('70) and Marita Ericksen Q Kenneth ('6 1 ) and Donna Ericksen Q Carl 80b Erickson ('50) and Marilyn Martinson Erickson ('60) L Danielle Erickson ('95) Dawn E r ickson ('95) Deborah Erickson ('82) and Ken 8ailey Q Elmer Erickson (,42) Q Gordon ('54) and Marion Erickson Gary and Joanne ('70) Erickson John and Sharon Erickson Lola Erickson Marilyn Erickson ('60) H Phyl l i s Erickson Q Richard and Jolene ('87) Erickson Jon ('52) and Amy ('51) Ericson Wilbert ('49) and Irene Ericson Leigh ('77) and Janice ('77) Erie Q Paul ( '6 1 ) and Joybelle Eriks Daniel ('62) and Karen Erlander Q Philip ('60) and Delores Erlander Ernst & Young LLP L Ernst and Young Foundation LM Edward Wood and Amanda Ernst Wopd ('90) Richard ('68) and Gladys Erstad Albert and June ('65) Esche Albert and Roberta Espelund

Loleta Espeseth Q Melissa Espinosa ('90) Esterline Technologies I Michael and Toni Estes Claud and Blanche Kilmer ('50) Ethen Donald (, 59) and Linda ('59) Etzel H Vicki Eustice ('70) Frank Ev,3 ncich (, 42) Evangelical Lutheran Church In America L Bonita Evans Erik Evans ('89) Joseph ('72) and Caroltne Evans Mary Evans ('76) Q Michael ('80) and Cynthia ('80) Evans Gerry ('63) and Linda (, 6 1 ) Evanson LHQ Glenn ('51) and Edith Evanson Q Jeffrey ('96) and Melissa ('97) Evenson Q Larry and Judith Evenson Q Louise Evenson Eventyr Investments Mary Everson ('48) Q Donald and Lois ('48) Ewing Q Marlowe and Alyce ('28) Ewy Estate L Expeditors International I Exxon Education Foundation L J o h n and Audrey Eyler Q

Gerald ('50) and Grace Faaren LHQ Julianne ('88) and Thomas Fagerstrom Q Chad ('97) and Traci ('96) Fahnla nder Fairbanks Lutheran Church , Fairbanks, AK LQ James and Margaret ('92) Faison Faith Lutheran Church , Shelton , WA Q Faith Lutheran Church , Lacey, WA Faith Lutheran Church , North Bend, OR Faith Lutheran Church , Seattle, WA L Anna Faker ('92) Gary ('80) and Marilee ('80) Falde Q Bradley ('79) and Marlena ('80) Falk HQ P h i l i p ('50) and Roberta ('5 1 ) Falk Harold ('51) and Miriam Fal lstrom Family O f Christ Lutheran Church , Vancouver, WA Q Wanda Fanning Farmers Insurance L Richard Farner and Kathleen Vaught-Farner Eugene and Margrethe ('6 1 ) Farnstrom Larry and Sandra Farnsworth Kathleen Farrell Carol Farver ('76) Dennis Fatland (, 6 1 ) Q E i n a r and Marion Fauske Q Harold and Sue Faust Q Julianne Fawcett Louise Faye Q Charles and Bonnie ('63) Fedde James ('66) and Kathy Feek H Stan and Dalene ('77) Feero Q John s . Feldmann ('82) HQ , J i l l Felgenhauer ( 9 1 ) Q Lyle and Donna Feller Q Paula Fendler ('62) Q

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Daniel ('90) and Julie ('90) Flahiff Joseph and Laceta Flammang Paul Flaten ('65) Timothy ('86) and Sara Flaten Q Dennis ('68) and Helen ('65) Flath James ('69) and Gail ('70) Flatness Pa ul ('63) and Kathleen Flatness Q Hester Anne Flattum ('74) Kara Fleha rty Q Harry and Sue Fleming Larry ('65) and Barbara Fleming Lawrence and Sheila Fleming Benjamin and Elizabeth ('79) Flesher Q Flett Dairy, Inc. L George and Carlotta ('72) Flink HQ Jerry and Janet Flodin LQ Michael Flodin ('83) and Anne Hafer Amy Flom Joanne Flom ('71 ) Jon a n d Shannon Flora Melanie Florian ('04) Staci Flowers ('96) Lin Axamethy Floyd ('78) William (, 57) and Paula ('60) Foege LQ Mathilda , Kenneth , and Phylaine Folson LHQ Jack ('55) and Maecel Foote Donald and Tami ('82) Forbes Donald and Barbara Ford Q J. Christopher and Barbara ('87) Ford Michael ('68) and Mary ('68) Ford Q Solomon and Kathleen ('67) Ford Ford Motor Company Fund I Alf and Diane Forde Foremost Dairy Company L Forest Foundation L Timothy (, 62) and Susan Forester Q Norman Forness ('58) Q Robert ('44) and Marjorie Forness Q Donald ('59) and L. Forsman Fort James Foundation M Priscilla Fortiner ('82) David and Diann Foslien Agnes and Henry Foss Foundation L Henry Foss Estate L June and J u l i a n Foss Foundation L Michael ('70) and Christine Foss Q Foss Maritime I Howard ('68) and Adele Fosser Donald ('57) and Margaret ('57) Fosso Q Ann ('88) and Jeffrey Foster H Jeffrey and Dianne ('82) Foster Q S. Scott ('90) and Marybeth ('88) Foster Foster & Company, PS I David ('88) and Ruth ('88) Foster-Koth Q Kathleen ('96) and Steven Fountain Bradley and Linda Fowler Jeannette S. Fowler ('8 1 ) Estate L Kenneth and Michia Fox Martha Fox Estate L Scott and Janis Gail ('73) Fox Will iam and Anne Frame L Steven and Outi ('93) Francis Frank Russell Company LM Anthony Franke and Rita Schaps-Franke Pauline Fra n k l i n LQ Heidi Frankmoelle ('94) Robert ('96) and Lonna ('95) Frans

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Don ('55) and Alta ('55) Gaarder Olaf G aastjon Estate L Glenn and Sharon Gaboury Luther ('50) and Dolores ('51) Gabrielsen David ( , 6 1 ) and Linda Gaenicke Jennifer G a i l band ('95) Alan and Ann Gaines Donald ('84) and Janet Gai nes Q Grant and Susan Gaither Q Michael and Cheryl ('76) Gale Q Sonja G a l l Pancoast ('97) John and Leanne ('87) Gallagher Q Leo Gallagher Q Michael Gallagher ('98) George and Carolyn Gallaway LH Per Gallie (, 6 1 ) Q Kenneth ('59) and Barbara Gamb Jason and Heidi ('93) Gamble M . Kathryn Gamer Gannett Communities Fund M Donald ('51) and Augusta ('5 1 ) Gannon Roger and Christina ('84) Gano Jeffrey ('85) and Lisa ( , 87) Ganung Daniel Gard ('82) Q Grant ('5 1 ) and Phyllis Gard Q Kenley and Joan ('56) Gard Q Cecelia Gardlin ('45) Q Robert and M i l l icent Gardner Eric and Jaimie G arrett James and Judy Garrett Patrick and Mary ('89) Garrett William and Maureen ('77) Garrett Q Frank Garrido Floyd and Martha Garrigues Virginia ('75) and Lonnie Garrison Donald and Ellen ('56) Garrity Alan Garvey ('85) Ruth Gaschk ('32) Bob and Defawn Gaskell William ('98) and Nancy Gass Q Sieglinde Gassman James and Judith Gates LQ Jeffrey ('86) and Stacy Gates David and Carol ('84) Gatewood Frieda Gatzke ('58) Q Paul ('79) and Nancy G auche Clarence and M i ldred ('3 1 ) Gault H Bryan ('76) and Dana Gaume Q Charles ('00) and Mary ('00) Gavigan Neil ('97) and Sonjia (, 97) Gavin Q William and Marlys Gazecki Q

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1 995, P LU's Division of Natural Sciences has received fu nding from the

M,J. Murdock College Science Research Program. The Tr ust contin ues to provide research equipment and summer salaries for fa culty and student researchers from all departments in the Natural Sciences. PLU's Office of Development has raised

$332,400 in gifts and pledges, and the Trust has made a partial award of $ 1 30,000, To secure additional fu nding, PLU must

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$267,600 by 2002. An


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Alayne Brown '03 with chemistry professor Dr_ Stacia Rink, working with radiolabeled DNA

The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation L Kimberly Green ('74) and W. Goebel Laurie Green Lawrence ('76) and Kim Green LHQ Raymond ('5 1 ) and Luanne G reen Bethany Greene ('99) Karleen Karlson ('64) and Kingsley Greene William ('72) and Sharon ('72) Greene H J i l linda R. Greene Bossen ('74) HQ David ('74) and Margaret ('74) Greenwood LQ Will iam and Pamela Greenwood Q Lorna Greer ('43) H Lyle and Lorna ('43) Greer L Guttorm ('47) and Inger Gregersen Q Marianne Gregersen ('60) Dan and Ellen ('53) Grewe Ronald ('69) and Melissa Grewenow LHQ Theresa Grieder ('85) Gail Grief ('86) Jack and Christine ('85) Grier Donald and Elaine Griffith Paul Grigsby ('86) James and Beulah ('63) Grimberg Celine Grimes Clarice Gri mstvedt ('36) Jack Grinnell and Michelle Snodgrass-Grinnell ('88) Richard Griswold ('55) Q C. William and Lu Ann Groesch Q Edward ('93) and Kathleen Grogan HQ Dennis and Kimberle ('87) Groh Karl A.E. Gronberg ('63) Q Larry Gross and Lynn , Bandy-Gross ( 82) Q Theodore Grotjohn ('57) H Daniel Grudt ('85) and Lois Swenson-Grudt ('85) Q Mark and Lisa ('93) Gsellman GTE Foundation LM Betty Guard ('83) Allan ('56) and Sharon Gubrud Susan G ubsch (, 84) Dennis ('62) and Shirley ('63) Gudal J. Olaf Gul bransen ('03) Estate L Norene Gul haugen ('48) Q G u l l Harbor Mercantile, Inc. G u l l Industries, Inc. I Ernest Gulsrud LH Muriel Gulsrud Estate L Peter ('76) and Mary Ellen ('77) Gulsrud Q Thomas Gum precht ('71) and Bonnie Witrak LQ

Holly Gunby ('88) Lorraine Gundersen Q Mildred Gunderson H Ken and 50nja ('89) Gunderson Q William Gunkel ('75) Q Eric ('86) and Kim ('87) Gunnerson Joanne Gun nerson ('54) Kathryn Gunnerson ('86) David ('82) and Jana Gunovich Q Teresa Gunsauls ('89) Janelle Gunter ('97) David ('85) and Karen ('88) Gustafson Glenn ('38) and Beverly Gustavson Q Lydia Gutierrez David ('7 1 ) and Barbara ('71) Gutzler Q

George and Florence ('42) Haakons David ('61) and Joanne Haaland LQ James ('58) and Susan Haaland LQ Dale ('89) and Jennifer Haarr Q Saul & Dayee G. Haas Foundation L Virginia Haas LH Gary ('66) and Kathryn ('66) Habedank L Otto and Arleen Habedank H Colleen Hacker Q Robert and Joanne Hadland L Rhonda Haeffele ('91 ) Q Mary Jane Haemig Anne Hafer ('77) Q Carl and Janice Kay ('61) Hafner Sonja Hagander and Jonathan Gusdal Carl Hageman and Anne Lucky ('58) Q Albert and Venette Hagen Andrea Hagen ('64) Erven ('50) and Lois Hagen Eva Hagen ('59) LQ Jacqueline Hagen H Lauralee Hagen ('75) LQ Norman ('43) and Jackie Hagen L Walton ('Sl) and Jacqueline ('51) Hagen Q Maria Hageness ('38) LH T. Olai ('3 1) and Sarah Hageness LQ Georgette Hagerman Richard ('63) and Constance Hagerty

Sandra Hagevik ('62) In memory of Bert Hagg L Melvin and Linda ('82) Hagge Hal and Elin Hagglund Q Richard ('50) and M u riel ('49) Haglund Victor Haglund ('51) Q Charles ('50) and Carol Hahner Benjamin Haigh ('98) Q Noweita Haisten LH Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hale Paul and Arline Hales Hales Passage Scandinavian Mrs. Frank Haley L Kath ryn Haley Steve and Lisa Buck ('78) Haley Alan and Constance ('71 ) Hall Q Betty Hall ('97) Q Brian and Liesl Hall HQ Clifford ('56) and Priscilla Hall Gary and Jennifer (, 77) Hall Robert ('8 1 ) and Tammy Hall Q c . Bert ('63) and Aaste Halladay Stanley and Mary ('63) Haller Anne H a l ley ('80) and Sarkis KelArtinian Thomas Egnew and Joan Halley ('82) Michael and Mary Kay Hallman LQ Carol ('90) and Matthew Halsey Fred and Karen ('62) Haltiner Joel and Cathy Ha lverson Paul ('63) and Marilyn Ann ('65) Halvor Q Milton Halvorsen LQ Chris ('62) and Janet Halvorson E l l in g and Barbara Halvorson LQ Marian Halvorson ('68) Michael ('85) and Kimberly Halvorson LQ Lloyd and Barbara Ham Janlyn Hamada ('00) Theodore ('77) and Janice Hamann H Darren Hamby ('87) Q I a n H a m i lton ('98) Michael and Donna Hamilton Q Randy ('85) and Beth (, B5) Hamlin Richard ('84) and Lynn Hamlin Clifford and Kathy Hamlow Q William Hamm Walter Hamman Estate L Donna Hammargren ('69) Palma H a m m a rgren (, 28) Roy ('78) and Margaret ('79) Hammerling E. David ('55) and Eunice Hammerstrom Q Mark and Amy ('94) Hammingh Brent ('86) and Monica ('89) Hample Q Frederick and Clarene Hample W. Spencer and Frances Hampton

David and Barb Hamry LQ K.W. Han ('62) L Vernell ('53) and Carol Hance LQ Jerilyn ('94) and Marc Hander Edna Han eberg ('30) Brian Haner ('89) Connie H aney (, 81) J . Pat ('88) and Tracy Hanley J . Ray and Pauline Hanna James and Gerry Hannigan Arthur and Jennie ('34) Hansen L Arthur H. Hansen HQ Bradley and Annie Hansen Chris and Theodora Hansen L Dale ('5 1) and Harriet Hansen H David and Frances Hansen L Gary and Kathleen Hansen Harold (,SO) and Doris ('53) Hansen J. Michael Hansen ('90) James ('78) and Constance Hansen Johanne Marie Hansen and Nels Marcus Hansen L John and La i l a Hansen Lawrence and Josephine Hansen Mitzi Hansen ('93) Richard Hansen ('71) H Richard and Karen ('71) Hansen LQ Robert and Gwen Hansen Roger Hansen ('70) Q Teresa Hansen ('84) Todd and Donita Hansen Sharon Hansen Geldaker ('84) Q Allen and Sharon Hanson Brad and Lill ian Hanson David ('69) and Sheila Hanson Daniel and Deborah ('89) Hanson Elizabeth Hanson and Robert Mazzoli Garland and Kathryn Hanson Gary ('67) and Susan Hanson LQ George and Nicki Hanson James and Jill Hanson John ('62) and Thelma ('63) Hanson Larry ('71 ) and Lynda ('72) Hanson Marilyn Hanson Q Marjorie Ann Ha nson ('62) Merle (,57) and Audry ('59) Hanson Q Myron and Sharon Hanson Rolph ('56) and Betsy Hanson Q Vernon ('76) and Susan ('78) Hanson H Jerry ('62) and Carolyn ('63) Haralson Q Harbor Wholesale Grocery Charles Ray Harding ('52) Q Ray Harding ('50) Thelma H arfst Kelly ('96) and Russell Hargrave Charles ('6 1 ) and Elizabeth Harkins Jamie and Patricia ('93) Harkness Robert and Myrna Ha rkson Q Shirley Harman ('SO) Edward Harmic ('62) Q Jacqueline Harmon ('98) Q Michael and Leslie ('76) Harmon Rodney and Terry Ann ('70) Harne Q Diane Harney Q Harold A Allen Company Realtors Q Harold LeMay Enterprises LQ Harry and Sandra ('80) Haroldson O.B. and Junette Haroldson William and Carolyn Haroldson Lawrence and Cecilia ('61) Harper Kelly Harr ('00) Q James ('72) and Mary Lou ('73) Harri Shirley Harrigan ('69) Charles ('88) and Christine ('88) Harris Q Lois Harris ('59) HQ Richard ('74) and Ann ('74) Harris Bryan and Carol ('85) Harrison Harold ('88) and Sharon ('96) Harrison H Robert and Becky ('74) Harrison John and Olivia Harrold David ('74) and MaryAnn Harshman Q Marv (, 42) and Dorothy (, 42) H a rshman LQ R. Michael Harshman ('67) Q Donald and Lois Harstad Jesse ('79) and Sumie ('79) Hart Karen Hart ('70) Q M i riam Hart ('69) Ardis Harth F. Joseph Harthorne Allen and Connye ('63) Hartman LQ Blaise ('88) and Karen ('88) Hartman Darrick Hartman (, 94) Paul Hartman ('67) LH Grant Hartvigson H Ken ('65) and Joyce ('65) Hartvigston, Jr. LHQ Koll H artvigson ('93) H Terry and Nelia Harvey Ray and Gayle Harvie

Lilly Harvill ('57) B . Chrisse Harwanko Douglas ('99) and Deborah ('87) Hase Brian and Beth ('79) Haskell H Stanley and Uta Haskins Kent and Kelly ('97) Hassebrock Robert ('72) and Kathleen ('89) Hasselblad Q Mary Ruth Hassett ('71) Q Charles ('80) and Mickey Hatcher David ('9 1) and Kari Hatlen Q Mark ('82) and Mary ('84) Hatlen Q Ralph ('52) and Doris ('51) Hatlen Q Roe ('65) and Beverly (Thompson) ('66) Hatlen LHQ Carl ('50) and Patricia Hatley Wayne and Susan Hatley Doris Hauf ('8 1 ) Ada Haug Catherine Marie Haug (, 70) Peter Haug Daniel ('78) and Laurie ('78) Hauge Gudrun Hauge Joel ('73) and Kathleen ('72) Hauge Q Lawrence ('50) and Beverly Hauge Q Marie Hauge ('28) Morris Hauge ( , 6 1 ) P a u l and Paula Hauge Robert ('48) and Shirley Hauge Q Iver (, 54) and Virginia ('56) Haugen Q Torval and Marilyn Haugen Q Thomas Haukebo HQ Herman and Ruth Hauschildt George and Margaret Lacy Hauser Q Chester and Irene Hausken Q Robert ('74) and Carol Hawes Kawko HayaShi ('87) Eric and Kami ('96) Hayes Philip and Sally Hayes L Tom ( , 86) and Sherrie ('85) Hayes Q Julie Haynes ('92) Leonard and Sydney Hays Richard and Patricia Hays Alma Hayward Benjamin Hayward Scott and Elizabeth Hayward William and Norma Hayward Jan ('79) H azelton Logan ('74) and Verna ('76) Hazen Walter A. and Grace L. Heath Charitable Trust L Thomas ('74) and Nancy Heavey Q Julie Ann Hebert Karen Hebert ('98) William and Marilyn ('57) Hecht Q J i m ('86) and Sharon Hecker Lise ('82) and Maynard Hedegaard LQ Brandy Hedger ('01) Arthur ('59) and Lorelee Hedlund Dorothy Hedlund Gerald ('53) and Ei leen Hedlund Alan ('67) and Cheryl Hedman Q David and Lois Hedman Camille Hefty L Milton ( , 52) and Camille Hefty Q Larry Hegstad Orie Hegtvedt Q M r. and Mrs. Harold Hei berg Vicki Heigel Ty and Sandra ('74) Heim Margaret Heimsoth ('66) Ralph and Dolores ('46) Hein Timothy ('91) and Cynthia Hein Derek ('79) and Cristina Heins Bradley and Elizabeth Heldele Andrew ('54) and M a rilyn Helling Kenneth and Ruth Helling Dr. David and Constance Hellyer LQ Mark Helm ('85) Mary Catherine Hemminger ('76) Paul and Mary Hemphill Q Jeanne Hemstock ('74) John and Jacquelyn Henderson Norman Henderson Thomas and Marilyn ('82) Henderson Perry and Peggy Hendricks L Gary and Pamela Hendrickson James and Ruth ('42) Hendrickson Greg and Sandra ('87) Henley Stephen Henn ('86) Douglas ('73) and Joyce Henning Douglas and Lois ('98) Henning Q Nora Henning Mark and Tracie ('92) Henni nger Ronald and Voncille Henry Thomas and Darilyn Henry Q John and Zandra Hensel LQ John and Catherine Henson Joseph Gerald and Lucy Hepler Lawrence and Myrna ('56) Heppe Q William ('70) and Cameron ('74) Herbert Q


Edward ('86) and Karen ('87) Herde Scott ('83) and Teresa Herfindahl Q Dorothy Herivel Q William and Dorothy Herivel L Shannon Herlbcker ('98) Q M i lton ('69) and Janet Herman Don and Holly Hermansen Rolf and Anne Hermansen Erika Hermanson ('91) Gail Hermanson Mark Hermon ('77) Gregory ('88) and Jenn ifer ('90) Hermsmeyer Rodney and Marcia Herr Michael Herren ('85) Manuel and Bertha Herrera Andrew and Christina ('86) Herrick Joseph ('96) and Christine Hertig Kent ('85) and Lynnell ('85) Herzer Q Daniel Herzog ('95) Dr. and Mrs. John O. Herzog LQ Karen Herzog (,92) Q Margaret Herzog L Michael Herzog ('87) Q Jeannine Hess ('68) Margaret Hess ('70) Donald and Maxine Hester Sarah Hester ('66) Stacey Hesterly ('86) Q Oline Hetle Gary and Susan Heuer Q Johanna Heussman Q John and Johanna Heussman L Peter ('87) and Nancy ('86) Heussman Q Paul ('77) and Sandra Hewett Sally Hewett ('80) Q Wayne and Norine Hewett Greta Hewlett ('57) Hewlett-Packard Company LM John Hewston ('50) Barbara Heyel ('7 1 ) Mary Colleen ('87) a n d Karl Heyer Ronald ('63) and Miriam ('64) Heyer LQ Bobby and Jane (, 8 1 ) Hickman Gerald ('55) and Sharon ('86) Hickman Q Brian and Brenda (,87) Hicks Clifton H icks Estate L Jeanette H icks (, 0 1 ) Kenneth and Ginger Hicks Robert ('73) and Susan H icks H Paul H idy ('78) Q Diana Higgins (, 01) Edward and Diana Higgins Phyllis Higgins ('00) Lillian Highfill ('46) Jeffrey Highland ('69) High lands West Dental Holly H i g htower ('00) Q Astrid Hildahl Q Earl and Astrid Hildahl L Richard ('65) and Connie ('65) Hi ldahl LH Roger ('62) and Joanne H i ldahl LQ Loren ('6 1 ) and Camilla Hil debrand LQ Theodore ('82) and Lisa Hile Q John and Christy ('69) H i lgers Q Donald H i l l ('78) James Hill ('83) Lisa ('94) and Matthew Hill

Peter and Shirley H i l l Ramona H i l l ('63) Q Robert H i l l ('89) Steven and Sandra ('83) Hill Wayne ('6 1 ) and Deborah H i ll LQ William H i l l ('76) H i l l Meat Company Bruce ('57) and Yvonne H i lle H Olen and Frances H i lliard Carolyn H i llis ('57) Daniel ('80) and Jeanne ('8 1 ) Hillman David ('89) and Catherine ('88) H il l m a n Q You lander Hi lton (, 9 1 ) J o e and Audrey H inch Q Paul N.T. ('55) and Lois Hi nderer Ma rtha Hinderlie H Ray ('36) and Irene H i nderlie Q Robert and Joanne ('76) H i nkle Q Esther H inschberger Scott and Michele H inschberger Carol H i ntze ('56) Dale and Sharon H i rz LQ Sylvia Hjelmeland Gretchen H Jelt ('00) Judith Hoban Thomas and Helen ('60) Hoban Heather Hochhalter ('00) Q Stanley and Shirley Hodes Hoechst Celanese Foundation LM Jeffrey Young ('93) and Kelly Hoeckel berg-Young ('93) Brian ('89) and E l laine Hoff Robert Hoff ('74) Gordon ('58) and Lina ('57) Hoffenbacker Alfred and Betty ('68) Hoffman Q Donald and Mavis ( ' 5 1 ) Hoffman LQ Susan ('81) and Christopher Hoffman Travis and Lorrie Hoffm an Duane ('76) and Susan Hoffmann Q Mark ('83) and Mon ette Hoffmeister Mark and Dianna ('84) Hofmann Robert and Linda Hofstad Gene Lynn and Evelyn Hogan-Lynn ('86) Stephen and E l i zabeth Hogberg Q Bart and Leanore Hogeberg Paul and Vesta Hoglund LQ Teresa Hoglund ('83) Erin Hoiland ('88) Theol ('49) and Anna ('47) Hoiland Q Nita Hoines ('63) Paul and Elaine Hokanson Reuben ('95) and Heather ('98) Hokanson Q Hertha Hoke L J u l i u s and Alice ('55) Hokenson Alan ('64) and Marion ('64) Hokenstad Q Stephen and Sandra ('85) Holahan Mildred Holbein Melissa Holcomb ('99) LaVon Holden (, 67) Q Michael and Sheila Holder H Jack ('59) and Jacqueline ('62) Holl G i lbert Holland Q Robert ('80) and Karin ('80) Holland Q

Brian Holler ('98) John Holl iday ('74) Marnee Hollis ('77) Melvin and Anne Hollister James Holloway and Judith Carr ('70) L Agnes Holman ('37) Paula Holmes ('71) Richard ('69) and Karen Holmes Q Byron ('65) and Una Holmgren Paul ('60) and Ruth Holmquist Peter Holmquist and Amy Jo Mattheis Holmquist ('89) Q Martha L C. Holt Estate L Matthew and Jean Holt Q Secelia Holte ('68) Roger ('59) and Marilyn Holtey Stephen Holtgeerts ('79) Q John Holton Thomas and Susan (, 8 1 ) Holtzapple Everett ('67) and Mary Jo Holum LQ Marion Holum ('55) Holy Trin i ty Lutheran Church , Ephrata , WA L Holy Trinity Lutheran Church , Port Angeles, WA LQ Peter and Kari ('80) Home HomeStreet Bank I Robert and Beverly ('72) Homier Victor and Loraine Honda Honeywell Foundation L Honeywell International Foundation I Anna Hong-R utt Trust L Stanley ('64) and Carol Hoobing Jack ('56) and Marilyn ('57) Hoover LQ Thomas ('59) and D. Ann Hoover Q Hope Lutheran Church , Enumclaw, WA Q Hope Lutheran Church , Tacoma L Chris and Susan ('87) Hopen Ernest ('48) and Irene Hopp LQ Gunnar Horgen and Sonja Johnson-Horgen Layton and Marian Horner Earl ('67) and Veina Horngren Q Daniel ('72) and Katherine ('73) Horsfa l l LQ Karl Hoseth ('94) and Alison Wigstrom-Hoseth ('93) Q Paul and Jeanne ('80) Hoseth LQ Thomas Hoskins ('47) and Nancy Lipscomb-Hoskins ('59) Ridge ('78) and Linda ('77) Hottle Q Houghton Mifflin Company I Kristin ('89) and Michael Houle Q Carol Olson Houston ('72) L Douglas and Rachel ('78) Hovde Olav Hovden Estate L Kenneth and Inge Hover Mark and Turi Kristi Liv ('74) Hoversten Richard and Jean ('60) Hovet Q Ronald ('62) and Lois Hovey Q Holly Hovey-Hennings ('88) Q Caroline Hovland L Curtis ('57) and Nola Hovland LHQ Ordetta Hovland ('58) HQ Patrice Hovland ('85) Alexander and Carrie ('78) Howard

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Christina Howard ('97) Dennis ('64) and Linda ('65) Howard LHQ Randall ('91) and Cris Howard Q Robert ('63) and Marjorie Howard LHQ Henry Howe and Margaret Ogden-Howe ('65) Q Leonard ('60) and Jeanette (, 56) Howe H. Marc and Julie Anna ('72) Howell LQ John and Janice ('58) Howell Sean Howell ('0 1) Q William ('75) and Diana Howison Peter and Margaret ( , 92) Hoyer Jennifer Hubbard Geller ('88) Thomas and Patricia Hubbell Ann Huber ('94) Curtis E. H u ber Q Ralph and Marilyn ('70) H u bert Ronald and Joanne Hudiburg Q Debra Hudson ('82) William and Carol ('52) Hueller Laurence and Bonny Huestis LQ Vincent ('83) and Ramonda ('93) Huff Anne Huffman ('89) Q Glen ('53) and Tacy H u ffman Q Russell and Christine ('74) H uffstetter Joy H uft ('94) Kae Huggins Bobbi Hughes ('00) Raleigh and Ardys ('48) Hug hes Alan and Sue Hui bregtse Judith ('77) and Duane H u l bert Linda H u lbert H Richard ('69) and Nancy ('72) Huling Q Mark and Jean H u lme Matthew ('95) and Kristi ('95) H u l q u ist Norman ('73) and Carol Hulscher Robert Hulshouser ('75) Stanley Hulsman ('56) Estate L Mary Ann Hult ('67) Ken and Irene ('59) Hultgren LHQ Paul and Diane H u ltgren Peter Humberd ('01) Dana L H u mbert ('90) H Ronald and Dorothy Hume Camilla Humphrey ('50) Morris and Walda Hungerford Claude Hunskor ('51) Q Anne Hunt and William Lieder Bernard and Jeanne Hunt James and Diane ('75) Hunt M i lton and Kathryn Hunt Samuel and Charlene Hunt Clem and Phyllis H u nter LH Philip ('84) and Linda ('84) Hunter Russell ('59) and Ruth ('59) Hunter H Conrad ('72) and Dianne ('72) H u nziker LQ John ('89) and Kathryn ( ,89) Hurley Q Richard ('93) and Monica ('94) Hurley HQ William and Edith Husby Q Orthos and Lois H useby David and Helen Huseth James ('70) and Deborah ('70) Hushagen LHQ John Hushagen ('73) and Janette Schurman ('76) Q Joseph Hustad ('7 1 ) Kenneth ('70) a n d Judith ('7 1 ) Hustad Hustad Funeral Home Robert H usted ('64) Charles and Sharon H u ster Gordon and Jean Huston Walter Huston Q Linda H u tson ('0 1 ) Q Daniel and Amy H utton Arthur H uycke ('78) Beverly Hyde ('50) Charles and Otis Hyde L Otis Hyde Q Betty and Bill Hyde LQ Franklin and Sara ('00) Hyke

Lucille lacuessa Q Richard and Shirley ('48) Ibey I B M International Foundation LM Image Source I n c Heidi Imhof Louis and Joan Imhof Todd L. Imhof ('86) H Carl and Kristen ('81) Im hoff Immanuel Lutheran Church , Everson , WA LQ Independent Colleges of Washington L ING Foundation I J i m and Cathy Ingram Q Paul and Regina Ingram HQ Charles Ingram Bequest L Inland Northwest Bank I Intel Foundation LM I nterstate Distributor Company I

Galven and Delores Irby LQ Timothy ('93) and Jenn ifer ('92) Irwin Q Gary and Elois ('57) Isaacson Linda Isaacson ('70) Lynn ('82) and Nancy Isaacson Stephen ('76) and Kristine ('78) Isaacson Thomas and Linda ('76) Isaacson Q Steven and E l a i ne (, 8 1 ) Isaak Judy Isaksen Kirk and Pamela ('77) Isakson Q Don ('64) and Mary Jane ('65) Isensee LQ Peter ('90) and Kristi ('86) Isensee Q Philip Isensee ('69) and Martha Maier H Matt Iseri ('99) In Corporation LM Dakota Iverson ('00) Dena Iverson Roger ('83) and Cynthia ('86) Iverson Q Roger ('59) and Marsha ('6 1 ) Iverson Q Scott ('75) and Amy Iverson

Myrtle Jack Thomas ('76) and Kristen Jacka Q Emmer Lee Jackson ('75) Q Gaylord and Carol Bichon ('7 1 ) Jackson Ruth M.V. Jackson ('42) C. V i rg i n i a Jacobs ('45) Q Frank ('87) and Kerry Jacobs Kenneth and Stella (, 28) Jacobs L Michael ('76) and Cindy Jacobsen Ann Jacobson Brian ('89) and Jennifer (, 9 1 ) Jacobson Q Iris Jacobson ('40) H Q J . Reynold ('30) a n d Nordis ('30) Jacobson L John ('60) and Karen ('65) Jacobson L Kathryn Jacobson ('62) Lyle ('40) and Iris ('40) Jacobson L Marilyn Jacobson ('73) Nordis Jacobson ('30) H Orville (, 62) and Donnalee Jacobson Q Russell ('57) and Margaret Jacobson Q Steven ('82) and J u l i e ('85) Jacobson Q Tom ('69) and Kathleen Jacobson LHQ W. Kenneth and Macushla Jacot Daniel Jaech ('65) H Q James ('54) and Constance ('56) Jaeger Q Steven and Julie (,92) Jahns Hans and E lizabeth ('76) Jannasch Raymond ('85) and Scarlett Jansure Q Edith Jaques John and Marcia Jarrett H KPenney Company Fund L Francis and L i n Jeffery Peter Jekel and Linda KeselburgJekel ('89) Teri Jelinek ('75) Eric Jellum ('77) Lloyd and Inez Jellum Cynthia Jenkins John ('63) and Grace Jenki nson Q Helen Jenner Edith Marie Jennestad L Ole Jen nestad ('06) Estate L Ben ('89) and K itty Jennings Frank and Sandra ('60) Jennings LHQ Alvin and Agnes H . L. ('66) Jensen Carol Jensen ('90) Howard Jensen LH J. Byron Jensen ('6 1 ) Mark Jensen M i ldred Jensen L Robert and Jean Jensen LQ Solweig Jensen Thorwald Jensen Estate L David Jerke Q Sandra Jerke LQ Rebecca Jerstad Q J. Stephen Jeske ('75) M i lton ('58) and Bonnie Jeter Q Steven Jett ('01) Patrice Jewson ('79) JFR Foundation LQ Yun Jiang ('96) Walter and Ruth Johannes Estate L John and Lavik Joha nson W. Marvin and Delores Johns Q Mark and Deborah JohrlSen A. Glen Johnson ('59) Alalie Johnson ('41) Alan Johnson ('60) Alexis and Loraine Johnson Allan ('62) and Nancy Johnson Allen and Cia rene ('56) Joh nson LHQ

Andrew Johnson ('87) Q Anton ('52) and Lynd a l l ('55) Johnson Q Arthur and Luella ('40) Johnson Q Ba rry a nd Mary Johnson Beatha Johnson ('73) Q Judge Bertil and Pea r l Johnson L Brian Johnson ( ' 7 1 ) Q Bruce and Maxine Johnson Calvin ('5 1 ) and Alice Johnson Q Carl and L i l l ian Johnson Carl and Sue ('73) Johnson Q Clifford (,50) and Caryl ('50) Johnson Cody Johnson ('00) Daniel ('76) and Darcy ('78) Johnson Q David and Barbara Johnson David ('74) and Janice ('77) Johnson Q David Johnson and Katheryn Carfrae ('83) David (, 69) and Patsy ('69) Johnson LQ David ('78) and Sandra ('76) Johnson Dean and LaVonne Johnson LQ Dorothy Johnson Douglas and Pamela ('90) Johnson E. Marvin ('50) and Virginia (, 48) Johnson Q Einar Johnson Estate L Elma Johnson H Q E r i c a n d Gayle Johnson Frances Johnson ('55) LQ Frank and Mar lys Kay ('60) Johnson Frank ('90) and Tracie ('90) Johnson Franklin ('66) and Joanne ('69) Johnson Fred and Crystal Johnson Glenn ('55) and Barbara Johnson Gregory and Nancy Johnson Q H. E. Sherry Johnson Helen Johnson J. Arthur ('58) and Joan Johnson James E. Johnson ('61 ) LQ James Johnson ('85) and Jennifer Katz James Johnson and Karla Jones ('90) Jane Johnson (, 61) L Jeffrey ('76) and Katherine (, 77) Johnson LHQ Jennifer Johnson ('00) Jerome ('85) and Jennifer Johnson Q Jerry ('68) and J u l ie ('72) Johnson Q Joel (, 83) and Randi Johnson Q John (,29) and Elma Johnson L Karen Johnson Karl and Penny Johnson Karl ('83) ahd Toni Johnson Kenneth ('66) and Alyce Johnson Kenneth ('65) and Terry Johnson Q L. Leroy ('53) and Shirley ('53) Johnson Q Lars ('6 1 ) and Judith ('61) Johnson LQ Laura Johnson ('98) Q Lawrence and Delphine Johnson Q Lawrence Johnson ('85) Leon ('58) and Patricia Johnson Lindsay Johnson ('98) Linka Preus Johnson ('38) LHQ Lucille M. Johnson H Marguerite G. Johnson L Marian Johnson ('46) Meg Johnson Q Mildred Johnson Estate L Noreen Johnson Norman and Doris ('48) Johnson Paige Johnson ('00) Q Palma Johnson Paul Johnson ('71) Q Philip and Nancy Johnson R. William ('57) and Wonda Johnson Q Richard E. ('70) and Claudia Johnson L Robert and Carol Johnson Roderick Johnson ('76) Ronald and Mirajane ('70) Johnson Roy ('60) and Katherine Johnson HQ Ruth Johnson ('47) Q Selma Johnson ('49) Sophie Johnson Stephen and Joan ('79) Johnson Stuart and Patricia Johnson Theodore ('60) and Doreen ('63) Johnson LHQ Valerie Johnson ('89) Q Ba rry Alan and Gretchen Johnsrud Q Rolfe and Margaret ('64) Johnstad Charles and Susan Johnston Ida Foss Johnston Estate L Gary and Katrina Johnston Bruce and Nancy Johnston Richard and Sharon Johnston

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The 2001 TelALute Team

Lane Kadel ('92) and Candace Schierman Kristin Kaden Dreyer ('82) and Richard Dreyer Q Helena Kadota-Kidder ('53) Steven (,81) and Patty Kagele Alvin Kageler ('54) Q Lynn Kahle ('75) and Debra Eisert ('75) Veron ica ('00) a nd Jason ('99) Kaipainen Edward and Erma Kaiser Marjory Kallem Q Darrin Kaneshiro ('88) David ('86) and Julie ('86) Kangas Louise Kaplan Pearl Kaplan ('40) Theodore O . H . and E l izabeth Karl Estate L Lind B. Karlsen ('58) LQ Gregory (,67) and Carrol (,67) Karlsgodt Alfred ('39) and Doris Karlstad Anne ('44) Karola Frank ('55) and Carol ('53) Karwoski LQ

Conrad Kasperson ('62) Q Carroll ('54) and Delores ('52) Kastelle Marilyn Katz ('57) Rudolph and Majorie Kauhanen Dr. James ('53) and Mrs. James Kauth LQ A. Burley (,92) and Winona ('92) Kawasa ki Q Nobi and Sharon Lea Kawasaki Q Judith Kaylor ('72) Gordon and Alice Kayser LHQ Dana Keaton ('74) James and Patricia ('57) Keator Christopher ('78) and Nancy Keay Q w. M. Keck Foundation L Andrew and Beverly ('87) Kee Michael ('87) and Georgina Keene Denton ('64) and Gail Kees H Klaus-Peter and Cynthia ('83) Keese Kenneth ('58) and Roberta ('58) Kehle Q Albert Kehrer Estate L George and Connie Keiter Donald ('54) and Betty ('53) Keith LQ Ann Kelleher Q Ruth Ann Kelleher Dale ('53) and Joan ('53) Keller LQ Monica Keller ('86) Robert ('55) and Betty ('58) Keller LQ Steven Keller ('86) Q Walter E and Gloria ('54) Keller Dolores Kelley ('86) E l izabeth Kelley Estate L Pat Kelley L Richard and Linda Kelley L Thomas and Brenda Kelley Brenda Kelley-Layton ('88) Brad and Kristen ('86) Kelln Lisa Kellogg ('0 1 ) Evelyn Kelly Q Merilynn Kelly Kelly Foundation of Washington I Michael ('83) and Joni Kemmer Richard and Carol Kemp August Kempf (,64) H Clarence and Carol Jean ('53) Kenagy Scott ('00) and Rosemary Kendall Q Lance ('99) and Karen ('98) Kenmore B ruce and Karleen ('63) Kennedy L John and Julie ('63) Kennedy Kerry ('74) and Beth ('74) Kennedy L Robert Kennedy ('77) Q Bruce ('B3) and Dawn ('83) Kent Richard S. Kent ('58) H Kent Lutheran Church , Kent, WA Q 'Tim and Karen Keopple Darren ('96) and Carla Kerbs Q James ('5 1 ) and Patricia Kerns Q Solveig Kerns ('55) Q David ('76) and Kathleen ('77) Kerr Q Tyler and Natalie (,94) Kersten Q Laurence and Darlene Kerwin Q David ('70) and Mary Kesler Peter and Patricia Ke-sling Margo Anne (,64) and Richard ('76) Kessel Q

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Key Peninsula Lutheran Church, Lakebay, WA KeyBank L Katherine Kidd ('7 1 ) H Thomas ('70) and Brenda Kidd C. Michael Kido ('70) Q Jack and Beverlene Kiekel Paul ('83) and Sharilee Kiffe Bruce and Sandra Kilander Jack ('73) and Maxine ('73) Ki lcrease Q Winifred Kildahl Karen Kilen L Kenneth Kilen ('73) and Francine Miltenberger Q David and Janice Kilgore David and Patricia Killen Q Deborah K i l lough ('79) Erna Ki lpatrick H Florence B. Kilworth Foundation LI Wi l l iam W. Kilworth Charitable Foundation LI Alan and Helen Kimmel Q Erik and Christine Kindem Kari Kindem ('8 1 ) and Thomas Swidler Q Kevin Kindschuh ('78) Andrew ('72) and Larraine King H Barbara King ('94) Clarence and Rosemary King L Greg King ('98) Joseph ('92) and Kimberly ('91) King Robert H u nter and Marita King Hunter ('86) Sharon King ('68) and Bruce Wiley Steven King ('78) Q Thomas and Suzanne King John and Bea ('85) Kingery Kenneth Kinonen (,82) Michael ('8 1 ) and Tamara ('81) Kintner Susan Kintner ('76) and John Reiser Paula Kirby ('0 1 ) Sylvia Kirkebo Tadina Kirkendall ('98) John and Ann Kirkman Q Douglas ('79) and Elizabeth ( 79) Ki rkpatrick Q Erin Ki rkpatrick ('88) and Keith Randall William and Susan K i rschner Dean and Karen ('88) Kisler Robert ('79) and Michiko Kissinger Q Linda Kittelson ('73) James ('60) and Liv Anne ('60) Kittilsby LQ Kim Kittilsby ('84) 'Timothy ('84) and Lisa ('84) Kittilsby LQ Lars Kittleson L Christine Kjenner ('85) Einar and Ellen Kjesbu Erica Kjesbu ('96) Erik and Marcia Kjesbu Jeffrey and Mary ('80) Klaiber Kenneth and Lois Klarquist LHQ Robert ('69) and Byrna ('70) Klavano Q Ruth Klavano ('71) Donald and Anna Marie Klein Kirsten Klein ('95) Richard and Joanne f63) Klein LQ Robert and Cynthia ('76) Klein Q Herman and Barbara Kleiner Joseph and Gro Kleitsch Klett Family Trust LH Joel ('74) and Barbara Klett Q Cindy Klettke ('77) G i l bert ('53) and Virginia Kleweno Margaret Kleyn ('74) William and Lev Kline Marian F. Klingensmith HQ Philip and Kathryn ('86) Klintworth Q F. Dudley and Donna Klopfer Jean·Marie Klover ('7 1 ) M a ry A n n Kluge a n d Kenneth Sylvester ('88) Q Jerry and Ruth (,48) Kluth H Marijean Kluth HQ Marilyn Knapp ('54) Terrence Knapton ('7 1 ) Randi and Suzanne ('76) Knaus Bill and Carol Knebes Claire Knight ('66) David ('82) and Anita ('82) Knight Q Knight Vale & G regory Elizabeth Knightly ('59) Q Kent ('74) and Susan Knobelauch George Knoff L Gary and Penny Knowlton Q Stephen ('76) and Karen D.w. Knox Winona Knudsen ('54) L Larry ('8 1 ) and Mary ('81) Knudsen Q Nancy Knudsen Q George Knudson ('73) Mark ('70) and Sue ('70) Knudson LHQ Mel and Melba Knudson H

Theodore and Gerda ('57) Knudson Carmen Knudtson ('5 1 ) Q G. Michael ('8 1 ) and Debra (,8 1 ) Knudtzon Evelyn Kn utsen Q Kenneth Knutsen ('66) David ('58) and Marilyn ('59) Knutson LHQ Lowell ('5 1 ) and Shirley Knutson Q Maurice and Lillian Knutson L Randy ('80) and Robin ('8 1 ) Knutson Chris Knutzen Estate L Douglas and Suzanne ('79) Knutzen Ruby ('32) and Einer ('32) Knutzen L Gerald and D i nah (,69) Knutzen Q Mary Knutzen L Margaret Knutzen HQ Mark and Patricia Knutzen Q Richard ('55) and Beverly ('55) Knutzen Q Ron ('57) and Marilyn Knutzen L Ruby Knutzen ('32) Q Tim and Coleen Knutzen Q Victor ('36) and Margaret Knutzen L Ralph and Karin ('74) Koal Gary and Mavis Koch LHQ Katherine Koch ('01) Wilbert ('52) and Jeanette (,46) Koch LHQ Charlotte Koebel ('60) Thomas ('8 1 ) and Beth Koehler Bonnie Koenig ('85) Craig ('83) and Alisa Koessler Donn ('54) and Patricia ('56) Koessler Q Gary ('85) and Wendy ('85) Koessler Q Bernice and Charles Koester L David and Betty Koetje Curtis ('78) and Michele ('78) Koger Q Gerald ('69) and Deborah Kohler Todd and LeAnne ('86) Kolb Margret Kolb ('87) William ('63) and Gloria ('63) Koll LQ Allan ('70) and Mary Kollar LQ Charles and Krista ('85) Kol l i n K o n T i k i Museum L Lola Kooley Karen Koon Thomas and Cheryl ('72) Koonsman Q Carl and Bergliot ('36) Koppen Randy and Jane Korb Stephen and Rebecca Korenek Clifford ('49) and Marie ('64) Korsmo LQ John ('49) and Edna Korsmo Q John Korsmo Construction Inc. , John ('84) and Lisa ('87) Korsmo LQ Mary Karsten Jeffrey and Tisa ('85) Kosbab Ralph Koster ('54) Archie ('68) and Kay Kovanen L Neila ('66) and Richard Kozel Kristine Krabbenhoft ('79) Jerry Kracht and Janice Jones Q Frederick and Tara ('84) Kraf C. Todd ('84) and Lisa Marie Kraft Beth Kraig and Suzanne Klinger Q Cynthia Kraiger ('84) Q Richard ('59) and Naomi ('59) Kraiger HQ H i lda Kramer Estate L Mary Kramer ('77) Q Paul Kramer ('(9) Q Rebecca Kramer ('87) Robert and Shirley Kramer H Scott ('89) and Penny Kramer Q Stephen ('76) and Christine ('76) Kramer Timothy Kramer ('8 1 ) Vanessa (,00) a n d Mark Kramis Alvin and Rosemary Krantz H Donald Krantz ('56) L Edwin ('59) and Mau reen ('60) Krant' Q Robert ('79) and Marian Kratzke Q Bessie Krause The Krause Family L Sandra Krause-Olson ('89) and Thomas Olson Q Konstantinos ('65) and Constance ('67) Kravas Q Abraham and Ester Krebs Kurt Krebs ('85) Roland and Barbara Krebs Kreielsheimer Foundation L Roger and Sandra ('65) Kreis Q The Kresge Foundation L Jerry ('61) and Gwendolyn ('61) Kress Q Robert ('67) and Anasthasia Krieger William and Michelle ('74) Kri ppaehne LHQ Scott (,8 1 ) and Anne ('B l ) Kristensen

Wendy Kritsky ('93) Q George Kriz and Carolyn Anderson-Kriz ('59) E . Luther ('52) and Charlotte ('59) Kroenk R Elaine Kroger ('68) Q John and Jane ('60) Kroll Walter and Carol Kruckeberg Bob and Kristin ('90) Krueger Q David ('80) and Laurel ('80) Krueger Q Jennifer Krueger (,98) Jason and Sarah ('96) Kruger Jerry ('74) and Margaret Krumwiede Jerry Aisleman and Lisa Krupp (,87) Dennis and Brenda Kruse Jonathan Kruse ('76) Richard Krussow ('54) Mark and Toni Kuciemba Myrna Kucklick ('56) Bonnie Kuechenmeister Bernd ('70) and Karen Kuehn Q Von ('66) and El izabeth Kuehn Rosalie Kuester (,40) Q J i m and Linda Kuhlmann W. R. and Valerie Kuhn Brian Kuklish ('01) John Kulhanek and Carla Ben nett ('77) Derek Kuniyoshi ('00) Katherine Kunkel ('97) Jean Kunkle ('79) Lorra i n e Kunz Craig ('90) and Ka rin ('9 1 ) Kupp Lois Kutscha John and Gloria Kuula Glen and Marietta ('59) Kuykendall Charles and Ruthann Kvale Lee ('76) and Diana Kvalheim Reuben David Kvamme ('59) Craig ('9 1 ) and Stacy Kvinsland Howard ('38) and Eugenia ('38) Kvinsland LQ Joan Kvinsland L Dr. Jon H. Kvinsland ('63) LHQ Margaret Kvinsland ('40) Q Stener ('38) and Margaret ('40) Kvinsland L Stephen ('65) and Judith ('66) Kvinsland Q Osmund Kvithammer ('66) and Anne-Lise Berger Q Chester and Penny Kwiat Dennis Kyllo ('76) Q Eldon ('48) and Helen Ramstad ('50) Kyllo LHQ

L.H.C. Incorporated L Leland and Grace ('48) La Bar H Dana La Curan Scott and Joanne ('64) La Framenta Thea La Ville ('09) Estate L Karolyn Labes ('9 1 ) Q Paul ('55) and Janet ('59) Labes LQ Labor Ready I Rebecca ('96) and Kristopher Lachenmaier Q Edward Lacina ('97) Karen Lacko ('(2) Nils and Lois Ladderud G u n bjorg Ladstein ('6 1 ) Deena Lager ('97) The Lagerquist Family LQ Danetta Laguna (,97) Brett ('94) and Heather Laidlaw Laird Norton Trust Company Steven Lakey ('92) Timothy Lamas ('78) Albert and Marilyn ('54) Lamb LQ Dawnell Lamb LH Edythe Lamb Estate L Isabelle Lamb John ('86) and Danelle ('86) Lamb Q C. Douglas Lamoreaux Q Melissa (,8 1 ) and Steve Lamoreaux Eda Lamos Louis Lamp Estate L Calvin Lampe ('89) and Lisa Norris-Lampe ('88) Richard and Susan Lampe Amber ( ' O O) and Robert Landis Violet Landon ('61) Arthur and Julie ('66) Landskov Q George Lane ('30) Estate L Larry (,57) and Marilyn Lane Q R. James Lane ('72) L Sarah Lane ('01) Dan�l and Pannee Lang Dirk Lang ('93) Harry Lang ('4 1 ) LHQ Howard ('65) and Mary Lang Erik ('9 1 ) and Kristine ('9 1 ) Lange Ronald and Hanna ('89) Lange J i l l Lange Peterson ('68) Andrea Langeland ('89) Elizabeth Langeland ('85)


P h i l i p ('63) and Carolyn Langston Shawn ('89) and Shel ley ('88) Langston Q Eloise Lanning L Lanoga Corporation II Duane and Pe,9 gy Lansverk LQ Marvin D ('80) and Kay E . ('8 1 ) Lansverk Fred Lanzer L Eugene and Margaret Lapin Bjorn E i nar Larsen ('94) Charles W. Larsen Estate L Christian Larsen ('74) Donald ('78) and Janice Larsen Q Eric Larsen ('90) Gorm and Karen Larsen Q Holly Larsen ('00) John ('82) and Patricia Larsen Q Sherry Larsen Arthur ('47) and Lorraine ( , 47) Larson LQ Bruce Larson (, 92) and Deborah Brown Q Carl ('71 ) and Terry Larson LQ Christine A Larson ('70) LQ Constance M. Larson ('7 1 ) H Curtis ('8 1 ) and Cindy Larson Q Duane ('75) and Kathy Larson Duane and Sharon Larson Edgar ('57) and Betty ('58) Larson L H Q E d g a r R. Larson ( ' 3 3 ) H Q E m i l y Larson ('00) Q Ernest ('57) and JoAn (, 57) Larson George ('65) and Norma Larson Q Gerald ('64) and Marilyn ( , 64) Larson Howard ('63) and Cathy Larson Q J. Kenneth Larson James ('64) and linda Larson Jerry (,87) and Jana Larson Joel larson ('98) and Raissa Peters Q Kristen Larson and Jeffrey Newcomer larry ('67) and Karen Larson Q Lars and Georgia ('58) Larson H Q Leslie a n d 1 . Louise Larson Lucille Larson Q Margaret Larson L Maria Larson (' 5 1 ) Q Michael ('83) and Beco Larson Q Paul and Anne Larson Paul ('73) and Linda ('73) Larson Q Paul V ('38) and Nina A. ('41) Larson LHQ Richard ('54) and Sharon Larson LQ Robert D . Larson ('00) Q Robert E. Larson ('48) Q Robert and JoAnn Larson Q Roger and Lucille Larson L Roger ('54) and Margie Larson Q Ronald ('7 1 ) and Linda ('73) Larson Roy ('50) and Maria ('51) Larson L Selmer ('50) and Helen ('57) Larson Q Thora Harmon Larson L Timothy ('85) and Karma Larson Larson's Glass Company, Inc. Kristin Latham ('98) Sze Wah Johnny Lau Brian ('84) and Mel issa Laubach Q Charles ('60) and Ann ('56) Laubach L Janice Laukaitis Jason Laukaitis ('97) Q Hendrik ('60) and Valda Laur Q Reg i n ald ('66) and Jerilyn Laursen Ross ( , 92) and Dana ('92) Laursen Q Mabel Lavagnino James Law ('69) Q Joshua ('97) and Lisa ('97) Lawrence Q Steve ('77) and Diane lawrence John ('89) and Carolyn Lawson Robert and Shirley Layng David and Carolyn ('59) Layton Bich-Lien Le ('90) H Leon and Ingrid Le Blanc Leonard and Joan Leach Q James and Barbara Leahey Q Norman and Delores Leake Richard ('70) and Penny ('68) Leake J. David ('66) and Kathleen ('66) Leander Q Larry and Karin ('66) Leander H William and Barbara (, 84) Lear Jack and Marilyn ('53) Leatherman Richard and Patrice LeBrun Ronald and Celia Lechnyr Thomas and Roberta LeCompte Paul Lecoq ('78) Q Geoff Ledgerwood ('98) Q Bob Lee ('58) Elaine Lee The Glenn Lee Family L Helen Lee Insu ('59) and Chong Lee Q John and E l i zabeth ('74) Lee Karen Lee ('B7) Mary Lee L Orlando and Myrtle Lee Estate L

Mark Lee and Piper Peterson Lee ('85) Q Robert and Dorothy Lee Q Solveig Lee ('58) Q Terrell and Dorothy Lee William ('55) and Neva Leed Q Mary Leeper ('00) Guy and Louise Leesma n Estate L John ('49) and Virginia Leever Q Paul Lefebvre and Carolyn Silflow ('72) Q Marjorie Lefleur James Left ('88) Christopher Legler ( , 9 1 ) Devin ('81) a n d Sherry ('81 ) Lehmann J . Hans and Thelma Lehmann L Thelma Lehmann Kalman ('72) and Helen Leichtman Leil Erickson Memorial Committee L Donald and Ann ( , 62) Leighty Q Paula and Steve Leitz Q Marcus LeMaster ('91) and Diane Davison William and Margaret LeMaster H . Eugene ('62) and Carla ('64) LeMay Q Gerald and Norma ('63) Lemke Q B i l l and Joanne ('72) Lemke David ('82) and Janie ('84) Lemley Eric Lemnitzer ('77) Q Marie Lennen John Lennon (, 6 1 ) Q E m i ly Lentz ('01) Rodney and Lynn Lentz Arturo and Hjordis ('49) Leon Q Anna Leon·Guerrero Richard and Yvonne Leone Kathryn LePard ('74) and Dale Schroeder Mark and Kari ('92) Leppell Q Grace Leque-Brown ('48) and Robert Brown Ronald ('6 1 ) and Judy ('62) Lerch LQ Jerrold and Lois ('83) Lerum Arne and Ida Lervick L Roger and Linda Lervick Q J. Skay Lessley ('95) Q William ('63) and Deanne Lessley David and Patty Lester Ray ('55) and Janet ('58) Lester Q Robert ('54) and Jeanette Lester Robert ('80) and Kelly Lester Q Scott Lester ('95) and Stephanie Page-Lester ('95) Q Paul ('77) and Sylvia Leung Q Donna Lewis ('57) Q E l a i ne Lewis Fred Lewis John ('83) and Carissa ('87) Lewis Patricia Lewis Ruby Lewis Stuart Lewis ('93) Norman and Laurie Lewter Dorothy Leyden Brenda Lichtenwalter (,93) Q Mercedes Lickfelt Alan Liddle Gerald ('47) and Mi ldred ('46) lider Q Kirk (,82) and Carol (,82) Lider Q Jean Lidin ('62) Q Norita Liebelt ('56) Q Paul and Norita ('56) liebelt L M. Renee lier Q J i l lene Liet>;au ('00) David and Joy ('74) Liezen Carole lightell Robert and Maxine lillie LH Prakash ('78) and Nandini Limaye Q Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Limbaugh John ( , 52) and Marion ('53) Liming LQ James Lincoln and Karen Wehsels H Elmer and Ruby Lindahl L Karla Li ndberg ('83) Lauri Lindberg ('78) Richard and Susan Lee ('67) lindberg W H . and Isabel Lindberg Trusts LQ John Lindbo ('86) and Monica Ravanello Q Theodore ('77) and Patrice Linde John and Mary Lindeblad Q David and Gayle ('67) Lindeblom Q W Michael Lindel ('80) and J , Meredith Tucker- Lindel Q Leroy and Marie ('87) Lindemeier Brenda Linder H i l d red Linder Estate L Kenneth Lindholm Kristin Lindlan ('74) Lisa Lindsay ('01) Joanne M. Li ndstrand ('84) H Hans ('7 1 ) and Ann ('71) Lindstrom Q Per Axel lindstrom ('77) Stanley and U l l a Li ndwood Trent ('88) and Siauw Ling Q Donald and Liz linkem Dennis and Nancy lintvedt

Stacie Lintvedt ('0 1 ) Monet lion ('90) Q Joanne lisosky and Michael Darcher Michael Little ('68) Q 8ruce Littman L Tina Lively Walter and Montel ('69) Livingston Q Kandice ('84) and Jorge Llera Q Mary llewellyn ('66) Q Kenneth Lo ( , 9 1 ) H Gary and Carrie Lobdell Donna Locher John and Sandra ('74) Lockhart Mark and Kristin ('96) Lodmill Garth and Rose Lol Ben and Patricia Loftin Del ('91) and Kristy ('90) Lofton LQ Robin and Sonja ('59) Loftus Gerald ('63) and Judy Lohn Ken (, 62) and Joyce (, 62) Lohre IRichard ('59) and Anita H i l lesland (' 59) Londgren LQ Anne Long ('86) HQ Eva Long ('71) and William Jetson Q Helen Long Estate L John and Sara Long Robert and Aileen Long Robert and Susan Long LQ Ty and Anne ('86) Long L Long Painting Company L Benjamin Longcor ('01) Harold YS. Loo W i l l iam Looney ('80) Sara Lopez ('83) Keith ('72) and Linda Loraas Gregory ('71) and Christine ('71) Lord Russell and Denece Lord Q Norman and Helen Lorentzsen LHQ Thomas ('67) and Marge Lorentzsen Q Erik Lorenz ('90) Q Gerald ('65) and Janet ('66) Lorenz Q Joan Lorenz ('66) L Penny Lorenz Robert ('68) and Caren ('68) Lorenz Q Laurie ('92) 'los Owen ('79) and Mary Ann ('74) Loshbough Betty Lott ('76) Sharon Louie ('95) Richard Lovely (, 89) Henry and Rose Low Daniel ('86) and Paula Lowe Margaret Lowe LQ Thomas ('63) and Mary Jo ('64) Lowe Q William and Carolyn Lowrey Valborg Brod a h l Lowther L The Henry Luce Foundation , Inc. L Jean Luce ('85) Christian Lucky ('89) Q David ('88) and Andrea ('91) Lucky Q Donna Lucky Q Stephen ('84) and Cheryl ('83) Lucky Q Lois K. Ludwig ('44) H Mark Ludwig ('76) and Marjorie Pitz Luther and Carol Luedtke Timothy ('85) and Kim Luiten Duane and Susan Lund L Philip and Karyn ('80) Lund Ronald Lund Bruce ('66) and Carol ('63) Lundberg Q Roger Lundblad (,6 1 ) Q Darrell and Joanne Lundby Gregory ('74) and Linda ('73) Lundeen Gene ('5 1 ) and Marian ( ' 5 1 ) Lundgaard Q Cheryl and Gary Lundgren Q Robert Lundgren ('56) Q Charles and Rosalie Lundin Olive Lundmark L. Karsten (' 64) and K i rsten ('64) Lundring Q Mary Anne Lundstrom ('63) William ('70) and Susan Lundstrom Gary and Lisbeth Lusk Q Lutheran Brotherhood LM Lutheran Brotherhood , Great NW Agency L Lutheran Brotherhood , Tacoma Area 8ranch #8279 LQ Lutheran Church of Christ the King, Tacoma , WA Q Lutheran Church of the Master, Pasco, WA Q Lutheran Community Foundation Bridget Luthi Paul and Maia ('86) Luvaas Q Robert ('71) and Judy Lycksell Q Viki Lycksell ('77) and Richard Lamirande Nell Weaver Lyford ('75) Bob and Andrea ('77) Lynch

Alice and Gordon Kayser

Challe nge gifts InspIre gIVIng


hanks to the fores ight o f two couples from Oregon, the Annual Fund received a substantial boost last year. Dale


and Jolita ( Hylland


Benson, and

fr iends o f P LU G o rdon and Alice Kayser, each made

$ 1 0,000

challenge g i fts to the un iversity, The

"challenge" was to match dollar- for- d o l l a r any new George Lynch ('70) Grace Lynch Karen Lynch ('58) Stephen Lynch ('88) Virginia Lynch ('83) Gerald and Karen Lynn Virginia Lyon ('71 ) Constance Lyon Trust L Charlene Lysne Q Eldon and Irma Lyso

Annual Gift funds to the u n iversity between April a n d May

30, 200 1 .


The Bensons especially wanted

to spur giving a m o n g their fe llow Lute Oregonians, directing their challenge to donors from the Beaver State , T h e dual chall enge resulted i n


in new

Annual Fund g i fts over the two-month period. Through the generosity of the Kaysers and the Bensons, many a l u m n i and friends of Pacific Lutheran University were i nsp ired to contribute, ''It was sort o f a natural thing to do, PLU has

John and Louise Maakestad LQ Kurt ('80) and Robin M. Farrar Maass Q John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation M Kari Macauley ('00) Rick and Samantha ('96) MacDonald MacDonald - Will Foundation Q John Mace ('78) Denny L.E. and Diane ('56) MacGougan Jay and Michele Maci ntyre Sean Macintyre ('9 1 ) Mitch a n d Kimberly ('9 1 ) Mackenroth Q Linda Macki ntosh ('84) Lois Madden ('38) Ralph and Susan Madison Stephen and 8arbara Madison Kent and Christine Madsen Ralph and Kathryn ('50) Madsen Q David ('69) and Penelope ('69) Magelssen L Dennis Magnuson ('71) and Lynn McGrath Oliver ('54) and Marie ('56) Magnuson Q Sean Magoun ('94) Leonard and Cynthia Mahoney Thomas ('76) and Janette ('76) Mahoney Q Donald and Sylvia Maier J i m and Elizabeth Maier Thomas Major (, 0 1 ) Drs. Lawrence a n d Laura Majovski LHQ Linda Makela ('70) Ann Adele Mal lon-Knapton Jon ('64) and Jean ('64) Malmin Q Kenneth Malmin ('74) Harold ('5 1 ) and Carolyn ('5 1 ) M a i nes Q Richard and Patsy Maloney Peter Maloret and Kathleen Rowe-Maloret ('92) David Malvin Q Douglas ( , 57) and Carol ('57) Mandt Mark (,82) and Jill Mandt

always meant a lot to us, " Dale said, "This gift was an incentive for others to give,"

Brendan ('83) and Diann Mangan Q Jason Mangold ('92) and Karen Lai rd Mangold Charles ('69) and Joan ('69) Mann Susan Mann HQ Dorothy Mansell Q FlOrence March Joe and Eva Marchinek Estate L Harold and Inge Marcus Q Warren and Alice ('38) Margrath Christian Marien ('96) R. Dan ('65) and Christine ('65) Marken Q Gary and Amy ('89) Marko Frank ('58) and Lola Marks Q John and Charlene ('68) Marks Jeff and Karen ('83) Markwith Q Johanna ('72) and Clarence Marquardt David and Mary Marquardt Q Marlaine Mars ('76) Donald Marsee and J i l l Whitman Q Carolyn Marsh ('74) Peter and Susan ('86) Marsh Marsh & M c Lennan Companies Inc M Marsh USA, Inc. I Lar�j and Stacia ('85) Marshall Q Shanna Marshall ('94) Carrie ('89) and Travis Martens Q Susan and Doc Martensen Q Marti's Interior Design John ('63) and Frieda ('64) Marti l l a Carolyn Martin Bill and Charlene Martin Christina Martin ('83) Dennis and Gloria Martin Q Kaj ('99) and Janell ('99) Martin Nikki Martin ('73) Q Robert and Diane ('63) Martin Stephen ('78) and Deborah ('77) Martin Whitney Martin ( ,0 1 )

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James (' 81 ) and Karen ('82) Martin-Schramm Mark Martineau ('92) Q Arthur Martinez I I I ('90) L Ronald and Marilyn Martinson LHQ Stacey Martinson ('98) Delores Ann Marvonek ('55) Q Asta Marx Marzano's Q Sandra Marzolf ('74) H Jeanette Mason ('90) Earl and Sandra ('60) Mason Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company L Muriel Masseh ('71) Lafayette and Audine Massingill Q Peter ('9 1 ) and Felicia Masten Margaret Mathews H Thomas and Julie ('79) Mathews Lance and Naomi ('49) Mathisen Q John and Linda Mathre A. M. and Sophia ('13) Matsen Estate L Eldred and Carol Matson LQ Jon Matson ('88) and Mary Neal Matson Q Charles W.H. Matthaei Lynn Matthews ('72) Q Arthur and Betty Matthias Q Craig Matthias ('76) James D. ('94) and Mari A. ('94) Matthias Paul ('68) and Dixie Lee ('62) Matthias Q Peter ('78) and Joan ('77) Mattich LHQ Mary Mattie Matthew Mattila ('76) and Rebecca Van Steenllvyk Katherine Mattingly ('76) Q Inez Mattison Trust L Rosalie Mattsen ('89) Douglas ('83) and Sharon ('84) Mattson Robert (' 63)and Carol ('64) Mattson L Jerome and Elaine Matz Peter and Harriet Mauritsen H Thomas and Karol Mauss Robert and Mary ('82) Maxwell Kurt Mayer's Wanderlust Travel LQ Kurtis and Pamela Mayer Richard (,02) and Donna Mayer Steven ('87) and Shannon (, 87) Mayer Juan Mayo Richard and Janet Mayo Charles ('62) and Sandra ('83) Mays H Edward and Nancy McAleer Randy and Mary McAllister Michael and Natalie ('86) McAvoy Mark Contino and Cul l i n McBride Contino ('89)

hanks to the generosity of Chuck ( '60) and Ann (Thingvall '56) Laubach, endowments to support both faculty and student research in the natural sciences have been established for long-time friend and retired PLU chemistry professor, Dr. Fred Tobiason '58. Earni ngs from the Dr. Fred L Tobiason Endow­ ment for Faculty/Student Science Research will provide stipends for PLU faculty and undergradu­ ate students involved in natural science research. Dr. Tobiason ta ught at PLU from 1 966 until he began phased retirement in 1 992_ He has continued serving the un iversity by teaching classes part-time and conducting research. Gift proceeds also established the Charles and Ann Laubach Family Endowment for Faculty/ Student Science Research. For most of his career, Chuck was a chemist at the Puget Sound Navall Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash., and Ann has been managing the family b usiness, 13ri-Lor Enterprises. This significant gift from the Laubachs helped PLU meet the initial requirements o f a challenge grant from the M . J. Murdock, Charitable Trust. An additional $267,600 for endowment to support faculty/student science research must be raised by March 2002 i n order for the university to receive the finaJ grant installment from the Trust. Kathleen McCallum ('95) Q Malcolm and Diane ('64) McCa l l u m Q Jennifer McCann ('98) Warren ('70) and Susan McCasland Frank and Ursula McCauley Cecil McCla ry Q Douglas McClary ('63) Steve and Connie McClary William and Jacqueline (,81) McCloud Cynthia McClure ('98) Q Edward McClure ('77) Mi ldred McCol l Estate L Boyce and Winnie ('74) McComas Robert and Kathryn McConaughey Patricia McCormack Ben A. ('54) and Annie ('55) McCracken LH Benjamin ('78) and Ellen ('86) McCracken Q Wyatt and Lisa ('91) McCrea D. Brent McCullough Q Melvin McCutchan ('4 1 ) Katherine McDade Alonze and Frances McDaniel Edith McDaniel ('42) Thomas and Marva McDevitt Q Brandon ('92) and Tracey McDonald James and Michelle McDonald Jennifer ('73) and James McDonald John and Lenore ('96) McDonald Susan McDonald Q Norman and Constance McDonell Leslie McDonnell ('50) Heather McDougall ('97) Q Mark ('75) and Gerd-Inger ('72) McDougall Q Robert and Doris ('57) McDougall T. Michael ('6B) and Lucinda McDowell Anita McDugle (, 9 1 ) I da McEachern Trust L Marjorie McElhose Ken ('84) and Laura McElroy Anita McEntyre ('82) Guy ('73) and Laura McFadden Charles ('92) and Michelle ('92) McFarland Shelvy McGehee Greg and Kathy McGhan Geraldine McGill ('59) Q Carol McGinley ('71) James and Marilyn ('60) McGinnis Michele McG i nnis ('99) Richard ('63) and Z i n a McGinnis Q Amy McGlinchy (,02) Q Joseph and Joan McGlinchy Joseph and Sharon ('89) McGoogan McGraw-Hili Foundation, Inc. M Chris and Eleanor ('78) McGuire Darrell and Leone McGuire

Wilbur and E lizabeth Mc Guire George McGuire Shelley and Michael McGuire Q Frances McKamey ('82) Blaine ('50) and Ellen May ('52) McKanna Q Douglas ('79) and Liane McKanna Q Scott (,82) and Heidi ('83) McKay Q Gary McKechnie ('97) Q W. Jim and Lucy McKee Erin McKenna H Tamara McKenney ('63) Brent McKinney ('87) Q Wallace and Joan McKinney LQ Marsha McLean ('91) Peter and Betty ('57) McLellan Q Bruce and Joyce McLeod Mamie McLeod Estate L Raymond ('75) and Susan McMaster Carroll McMasters Nadine McMillan ('42) Michael ('68) and Nancy ('70) McMullen Q Carol McNally Cyrus ('64) and Carol McNeely John and Melanie Mcquaig Mcquaig Jubilee Fund Bryan McRae ('93) B. Archie and Doris McVay Patrick and Patricia McVay Ann Meacham ('75) Q Michael Meacham Joseph and Barbara ('76) Mead Q Judy Meade ('74) Michele Meconi ('94) Medina Foundation L Ronald and Laverna Medrud Q Medtronic Foundation M Allen ('73) a nd Sharon ('75) Meeds Gordon ('52) and Lena Meeske Steve and Ann ('79) Mehl Ann Marie Mehlum ('75) HQ A I and Georgia Meier LQ Charles and Carla ('97) Meier Q Robert (,5 1 ) and Louise ('52) Meineke Alma Meisnest Estate L Francis and E. Melary Michael ('67) and Nancy Melary Q Duane ('59) and Joan ('59) Melcher HQ Melanie Melendrez (,01) Nicole Melius ('01) Alice Mel ling ('83) Phyllis Melton Ronald ('68) and Carol ('68) Melver Q Jason Mendiola ('00) Michael ('79) and Ruth Mendoza Mentor Graphics Corporation L Annemarie Menzel L Paul Menzel and Susan Blank LHQ

Scott ('86) and Susan ('86) Menzel Jerrold ('64) and Karen Merchant L Merck Company Foundation George and M. Suzanne Merriam Barth ('87) and Carmen Merrill Patricia Merri l l Sandra Merrill ('85) Merri l l Lynch & Co. Foundation , Inc. LM Merrill Lynch-Pierce-Fenner & Smith, Inc. L Charles Merrill Trust L Betty Merz ('39) Dennis ('7 1 ) and Signe ('7 1 ) Merz Q Ed and Nancy Lee ('69) Merzenich Q Ca m i l l e Mesmer ('00) Messiah Lutheran Church, Auburn, WA Q Cindy Messler ('00) Jack (' 5 1 ) and Norma Metcalf Q Joan Metcalf ('59) Jolene Metcalf ('78) Q Alvin ('76) and Joan Metz Kate Metzger ('98) Steve and J u lie ('89) Meulemans Danny and Suzanne Meyer David ('7 1 ) and Marianne (,6 1 ) Meyer Eugene and Susie Meyer Hermina Meyer ('54) LHQ Joseph and Ruth Meyer Marlene Meyer ('55) Thelma Meyer L Ruth Michaelson Walter and Mildred Mickelsen L Mae Lynn Mickelson ('69) Jami Mickey (,01) Microsoft Corporation LM John ('58) and Mary Milbrath H David and Debra ('75) Miles Gerald and Eileen ('69) Miles Q Stanley and Dorothy Miles Donald Milholland ('72) Military Order of the Purple Heart L Millennium Digital Media Andrew and Mary ('76) M i ller Ann O . M iller Q Bernard M i l ler L Bernice Miller Brent ('90) and Natalie ('91) Miller Brian D. Miller Q 8rian K. M i ller ('99) Bruce ('85) and Christine Miller Bruce and Marie Miller Catherine Miller ('88) Donald Miller ('58) Donald and Janet ('82) M i l ler Eric M i l ler ('84) Eric ('76) and Kathleen ('76) M i ller Gary a n d Rebecca M iller George ('68) and Reta Miller Glen and Delma Miller Inge Miller Jorel and Carol Miller Joyce Miller Kenneth Miller ('64) and Rhoda Pappajohn ('65) Q Lanea Miller ('01) Lyle and Sonja Miller Q Mark Miller ('88) Q Marlen and Ann ('86) Miller HQ Paul and Sherril ('67) Miller Raymond and Christie ('65) M i l ler Ronald ('65) and Jean ('65) Miller LQ Scott ('92) and Birgit ('94) Miller Q Terry and Julie Miller Q Steven and Janel ('84) Mil liren James ('49) and Marge Mills LH Elva Milson Q Morris and Martha Milsten Max ('96) and Monica ('96) Milton Gary M inetti ('67) and Alene Klein ('75) Q Carmen Minor Q Steven Mintz David ('78) and Mari ('79) Misterek LHQ George Misthos and Shan ValpyMisthos ('79) Dwight and Lois ('63) Mitchell Q Flossie Mitchell Gary Mitchell ('80) LQ Michael Mitchell ('83) Arnold and Mina ('55) Mittelstaedt Q Jannae Mitton Joan Mitton (,67) Q Lyle Miyamura ('84) Susan Mkrtichian Q Mobil Foundation, Inc. M Ronald Moblo ('70) Patricia Mocabee ('69) Jarrad Mock ('99) Q Dennis Modahl ('58) Anne ('88) and R.O. Modarelli Q Richard Modl i n ('88) and J i lene Nicholson Modlin ('90) Q Richard and Marcia Moe LHQ Timothy Moe and Linda Fahlgren-Moe ('9 1 )

Craig and Grace Moeller Henry and Elsie Moellering Trust L Allen ('55) and J u lia ('58) Moen Michael and Jody ('88) Moen Ray and Faye ('66) Moffitt Randall ('82) a n d Joan Mogen Martin ('98) and Sarah Mogk Q Kathy Mohn L Dr. Armin and Beverly ('59) Mohr LHQ Ronald and Vi rgin ia Mohr Q Jeff Peterson and Judy ('83) Mohr Peterson Raymond a n d Thelma ('50) Moline Kirsten ('89) and Daryl Molskness Q Merle Molter Q Erling and Susan ('68) Molver Q Duane and Kirsten Monick Juanita Monin ('80) Katharine Monroe LHQ Marcia Monroe ('85) William and Beverly Monroe Q Monsanto Company M Forest ('96) and Katie ('96) Monsen Jeffrey ('78) and Diane ('77) Monsen LQ Melvin and Olga Monsen Robert Monsen ('67) L Donald ('39) and Marie ('36) Monson Q Scott ('85) and Julie ('85) Monson Q Donald Manta ('71) Montana Synod, ELCA L Peter Monteferrante ('76) Andres Montes and Susan Montes-Mattern ('87) Montgomery Street Foundation L John ('67) and Melody ('69) Moody HQ Kimberly Mooneyham ('96) H Scott ('91) and Kristine J.8. ('92) Moor Fred ('75) and Lark ('74) Moore Marianne Moore ('53) Marilyn Moore ('61) Nicholas Moore and Karin Swenson·Moore ('84) Robert Moore ('62) Serena Marie Moore ('62) Robert and Shirley Morasch Maria ('82) and Rodney Mord Q David ('86) and Twila Morgan Harry and Vivian Morgan L Murray and Rosa Morgan J. P. Morgan & Company Incorporated LM Holly Morgenthaler ('00) Harris and Laraine ('71) Moriguchi Q Stephen ('94) and Janelle ('9 1 ) Morissette Donald ('60) and Wanda Morken LHQ Cletus Morken (,20) L E liot Morken (, 29) Q Ken Morken ('70) and Bennetta Shoop Q Lynn Morley ('74) James Morrell ('9 1 ) Q Daniel and Doreen ('90) Morris Q Jacqueline Morris ('59) James and Babbie Morris Matthew ('8 1 ) and Tammy ('82) Morris H M ildred Morris L Peter ('78) and Alana ('79) Morris Q Mabel Morrison Warren ('84) and Nancy ('85) Morrow Q Richard ('67) and Linda Mortensen Robert and Gladys Mortvedt Estate L Melvyn and Donna ('63) Mosher Donald and Beret ('90) Matt LHQ Frederick and Barbara ('82) Motteler LQ Mount Cross Lutheran Church, Tacoma, WA Q Mountain View Funeral Home and Memorial Park L Mountain View lutheran Church, Puyallup, WA LQ David ('84) and Jodi Moylan Q Joan Scheele Mueller Q Richard and Kathleen Mueller LQ Robert and Joanne Mueller LQ Ronald Mueller Russ ('61) and Nancy Mueller H Stanley and Julia ('74) Mueller L Fred O. and Esther Muenscher L Howard and Marie ('69) Mu ir Mark ('93) and Amy Mulder Robert and Karen Mulder Q Dave and Naomi ('59) Mulhern Bonita Mulholland ('55) Q Gordon and Karalee ('69) Mul key Paris M u l len ('98) Cathy Munson ('00) Richard and Nancy Munson Daniel and Carleen ('61) M u rdock M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust L




Lyndon K. Murk ('70) H R i k M uroya Q Frank Murphy Trust L M u rray Foundation L Mr. Edward ('70) and Mrs. Edward Mu rray Helen M u rray Estate L Kenneth ('75) and Kelley M u rray Q Mackenzie Mu rray L Betty C. Museus ('S9) H Georgene Muxen ('74) Gerald and Martha Myers Q James Myers ('72) Ruth Myers-Melching ('S9) in memory of Pastor Joseph Myers ('68) L Lenore Myers H Ed and Lenore Myers L Ruth Myers-Melching ('S9) H Janet Myhre ('S4) Q Muryl Myhre L Richard ('S8) and Marlene ( , S6) Myking Q Gun nulf Myrbo Magne ('93) and Kristine ( , 9S) Myr mo Q


N C Machinery Company I A. George and Kathleen ('6S) Nace Gary and Mary ('90) Nadeau Q William ('60) and Elfie Ann Nadell Janelle Nagel ('00) Pamela Nagel ('70) M i ri Najdzin ( , 97) Q Joseph and Janice ('87) Nakahara Nal ley's Fine Foods LI R. Clinton and Diane Names Q Scott and Evelyn Names LQ Richard and Patty ('98) Nance Robert and Pen n i Nance Nance Petroleum Corporation M Dana Nasby ('90) David and Ruth Ann Nasby Edward Nau ('99) Q June Nau ('90) William and Karen Nay NCR 'Foundation LM Sylvia Neal ('48) Michael and Jane Ellen ('7 1 ) Neary Barbara and Martin Neeb LQ Larry Neeb LHQ Duke and Billie ('90) Needham Paul ('69) and Doreen ('69) Negstad Jerry ('63) and Barbara Nehring Edward and Betty Jo Neils H Shirley Neils L Scott ('82) and Priscilla ('78) Neils L Mike and Teresa Neiman Thomas Neitzel Gail Nelsen Q Gary and Karen Nelsen Janice Nelsen ('83) Audrey Nelson ('67) Q Bruce and Ellen ('SO) Nelson C. Lennard ('S4) and Suzanne ('SS) Nelson LQ Charles and Lois Nelson LQ Daniel ('76) and Debra ('76) Nelson Darron and Sue Nelson Q David and Beverly ('64) Nelson David ('73) and Michele ('74) Nelson Denny ('60) and Judith ( , 6 1 ) Nelson Q Drew ('8 1 ) and Marilyn Nelson LQ Ed and Judith Nelson Q Eric and MaryAnn Nelson Q Eric ('82) and Susan ('97) Nelson Q Gary ('62) and Joanne ('S8) Nelson George and Alma Nelson L Glen ('69) and Mary Nelson Q Harold and Sylvia Nelson Estate L Jennifer Nelson ('93) Joan Nelson Kati Nelson ('00) Kim Nelson Kirk ('78) and Patricia Nelson Q Kurt Nelson ('86) Lloyd ('42) and M i l d red Nelson Mark Nelson ('76) Q Michael ('8S) and Britt ('84) Nelson Q Michael (, 8S) and Janet Nelson Q Norita Nelson (, S9) Norman Nelson ('60) Q Paul ('7 1 ) and Darlene ('70) Nelson Q Peter ('82) and Gloria Nelson Robert Nelson ( , SS) Q Robert ('60) and Colleen Nelson , Jr. H Russell D. Nelson Trust L Tho mas Allen Nelson ( , S8) Q Toni Nelson Vern and Virginia Nelson

Wayne and Susan Nelson William and Gloria Nelson Daniel ('74) and Wendy ('7S) Neptun Kathleen Neptun ( , 82) Lars Nerland Estate L Borghild ( , S7) and Gordon Neset Arne ('72) and Rhonda ('73) Ness LQ Glenn Ness ('7 1 ) Kaare a n d Sigrunn Ness Q Kari Ness ( , 8S) Jan ice Nesse Kim ('83) and Krystn ('84) Nesselquist Q Burton and Jean Nesset LH Thelma Nesset L David ('S7) and Tracy Jane Nesvig Q Hazel Nesvig ('3S) HQ Kirk ('74) and Mary ('7S) Nesvig Mark ('7 1 ) and Jeanine Nesvig M i l t ('3S) and Hazel ('3S) Nesvig L P h i l i p ('70) and Natalie ('79) Nesvig Q John and Esther Neu L Richard and Mary Neuder Steven Neuder ('84) and El izabeth Foster Carol Neufeld ( , SS) HQ D. Brian ('80) and Kristin ('84) Neufeld Harvey ( , 54) and Carol ('SS) Neufeld L Will iam Neuman Estate L Glenn ('74) and Patricia Neumann Jeffrey ('89) and Anila ( , 9 1 ) Neumeister Q Marvin and Carol ('63) Neveu Karina Newel l ('92) Q Richard ('67) and Margie Newell LQ Verne Newhouse ('53) Q Clifford and Hazel Newman The N ews Tribune LI David and Eileen ('80) Newton Robert ('44) and Anne ('46) Newton Q Thelma Newton L Gordon and Robin ('85) Nichols W. Robert Nichols L Gary and Laura ('93) Nicholson Q Sarah Nicholson ('01) William ('69) and Carland Nicholson John ('48) and Lorraine Nicolai Michael and M artha Niebauer Wendy Niebauer ('01) Q A n n Marie Nielsen ( , 57) Q Dale ('59) and Donna Nielsen Deryl and Patricia Nielsen Ingrid Nielsen ('81) Jack and Roseanna ('SS) Nielsen Tore ('S6) and Bonita ('6 1 ) Nielsen Walter and Kathryn Nielsen Allen Nieman ('94) Gus Nieman Estate L Robert ('SO) and Patricia Nieman L Stella Nieman ('57) Q Charles Niemi ('63) Dale Nienow ('79) and Rebecca Brown-Nienow Herbert ('47) and Patti ('48) Nienstedt LQ David ('69) and Doris Nierman Q Douglas ( , 9S) and Marit ('9S) Nierman Q J i m and Joni ('03) Niesz Q Tom and Ruth Nighswander Q Gary Nik kari ( , 64) Sue N i lsson Estate L Nippon Suisa n ( U . S.A.) , Inc. I A. Ross and Leslie ('77) Nisbet Q Nissho Iwai American Corp I Jean Nistad ('S3) H Robert ('S3) and Jean ('S3) Nistad L Anne Niswonger ('98) William and Jayme Nitz HQ Brian and Susan Nixon Ronald ('74) and Leslie Noborikawa Q Dr. James Nokleberg ('S3) LHQ Ronald and M a ry Noonan Norma Norby ('48) Q Robert (, S7) and Evelyn ('S3) Nordeen Q Eric Nordholm Q Dale ('76) and Karen ('77) Nordin Christopher Nordquist and Paul Nordquist LQ P h i l i p ('S6) and Helen (, 57) Nordquist LHQ Nordstrom LI Ben and Lora ('94) Nordstrom Duane ('SO) and Gloria Nordstrom Robert ('72) and Joan Nordstrom Q Tom Nordvik ('94) Phyll is Noren Harold and Marilyn Norman Jennifer ('93) and Charles Norman Williamson I I I Gloria Nornes Q Sherman and Gloria Nornes L Mindy Norris ('00)

Nortel Networks M Martin ( ,42) and Jo Ann North Q Richard and Kathleen ('86) North Northern Life Insurance Company I Northern Trust Company Charitable Trust M Roger Northway-Meyer ('70) Northwest Airlines, Inc. L Northwest Area Foundation L Northwest Washington Synod , E LCA L Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance M James and Sheila Norton Norweg ian Information Service L Norweg ian Reading Cireie L. Paul and Cecilia (, 92) Norwood Donald ('SO) and Naomi ('S3) Nothstein L H Q David ('97) and J a n e Nova Melvin and Linda ('7 1 ) Novak Melvin ('S9) and Colleen Novotney Q George ('S2) and Phyllis ('S2) Nowadnick LQ Gary and Marilyn Noyer Q Dennis ('71 ) and Margaret ('7 1 ) Nugent Bruce ('61) and Ann Nunes Q Ivan Nu nez-Barreiro and Susan Nunez ('86) Rosemary N u n n ('68) Georgetta Nupen H James ('61) and Carolee ( , 6 1 ) Nyborg Dale ('68) and Ruth Nybro Eric and Peggy ('76) Nye Allan Nyegaard Lloyd ('4S) and Margaret Nyhus HQ Linda and Richard Nyland Q Betty Nylander ('68) Q David Nyman ('73)

Michael ('57) and Beverly ('59) O'Brien Q Sharon O'Brien ('69) Kevin O'Connell ('74) Q Grace O'Connor James and Janet O'Connor Patrick O'Dell and Jean TindallO'Dell ('89) Timothy ('96) and Heather ('98) O'Dell Edna O'Donnell Erin O'Hagan ('98) Q Kathleen O ' H a n lon Larry and Elfrieda O'Hara Scott O'Hara ('83) Sharon O'Hara John and M argaret O'Neal Lynette O'Neill ('98) John ('68) and Shi rley ('69) Oakley LH Douglas and Deborah Oakman Q Allen and Linda Ochsner John ('53) and Jeris ('60) Ockfen Q Ellis and Patricia Odberg LHQ Eric ('92) and M a l i a ad berg Q Richard and Carmen ('6 1 ) Ode Q Emily Odegard Frederick and E l izabeth ('76) Odsen Q David and Jan ('97) Oertel Lisa Of en loch ('92) Q Dona Offner Q Donald ('S4) and M. Kathleen ('54) Ogard Q Erik ('88) and Diane ('88) Ogard H Q Laura Ogard Wesley and Sharon Ogata Wade Ogg ('82) Richard and Patricia ('73) Ogle I I Oh ('86) Jeffrey ('78) and Beverly Ojala Ray and Erma Ojennus Barbara Okeson ('87) Q Leif ('75) and Pichin Oksenvaag Q Robert ('56) and Carolyn Olafson Zenon Olbertz ('7 1 ) and Molly Stuen ('72) Q M i ldred Olden ('56) Q Janice Oldenburg Heath and Shelby ('96) O linger J . Troy and Heidi ('90) Ol ivadoti Howard and Delora ('54) Ol ivers Andrew and Gayle ('74) Olsen Brent ('66) and Reba Olsen B ruce ('83) and Pamela ('83) Olsen Q David and Gladys ('57) Olsen Q Eric ('80) and Carol Olsen Eric ('86) and Lisa Olsen Q Glen and Martha ('77) Olsen James ('63) and Barbara Olsen Jerrold Olsen ('88) Karl ('47) and Lois ('46) Olsen Q Leslie and Carol Olsen R . Brad ('74) and Joyce ('73) Olsen R i chard and Diane ('81) Olsen

Richard Olsen ('S9) and Cli ntena Wells-Olsen ('60) Q Stanley ('73) and Sally Olsen H Wayne Olsen (,S7) 80nnie Olsgaard Arden Olson ('74) Q Brian C. ('83) Olson L Cliff and Ella Olson L Daniel ('84) and Cheryl Olson David and Arvis Olson LQ David Olson ( , S2) Dona Olson L Donald and Shirley Olson Dorothy Olson ('89) Herman and Opal Olson John and Kathryn Olson Jon ('62) and Carol ('63) Olson LH Keith Olson ('0 I) Kenneth ('61) and Roselyn ('S8) Olson Kevin Olson and Karen Bates足 Olson ('80) Q Knut Olson ('90) and Kim Morter Olson ('88) LHQ Kristin Olson ('01) Kyle and Kathrine ('73) Olson Larry and Susan ('68) Olson Linda Nelson Olson Ph.D. R.N. LQ Mark ('84) and Mary ('82) Olson Q Martin and Gloria Olson Mel Olson Michael Olson ( , 92) Q M i ldred A. Olson ('S1) L Paul and E l izabeth J i l l Olson Q Paul and Lynn ('77) Olson Peter ('7S) and Pamela ('75) Olson Randall ('84) and Barbara Olson Randall and Elizabeth Olson Richard and Patricia Olson Robert ('S9) and Carol Olson Q Rodney and Eleanor ('39) Olson Roger ('S8) and Joyce ('S8) Olson Teresa Olson Olympia Brewing Company L Olympic Homecare Products Company L Gordon ('70) and Marsha ('70) Omdal Leonard and Ma rgaret Omdal L Richard and Julianne Omland Carlton and Anna Opel Cl ifford Opheim ('37) Fred and Donna Ophus Georgia Oppen Oregon Synod , ELCA L Orion Laboratories L Ashley Orr ('00) Q Norman and Maizie Orth H Diana Ortiz ('98) Vincent ('76) and Josep hine Ortiz Roger and Janet ('S8) Ose H Frederic and Mary Oshiro Virginia Osman ('42) Alan Ostenson ('72) Patricia Ostenson Q Peter ('90) and Wendy Ostenson Q Richard ('7 1 ) and Lynn ('7 1 ) Ostenson LQ Thomas and Constance Ostenson William ('6 1 ) and Patricia Ostenson L David and Ann Osterberg Doris Osterli Marc Ostlie-Olson (, 9S) Dale and Jana ('91) Ostlund Geir Ostrem ('92) and Katrin Maseidvag

Douglas ('67) and Kim ('68) Otten Q Ca rol Otterson ('88) Sally Otterson ('83) Gail and Janis ('77) Otto Q Lisa Ottoson ('87) HQ Rick ('76) and Sally Ouhl Q O u r Redeemer Lutheran Church , Hood River, OR O u r Savior'S Lutheran Church , Everett, WA L O u r Savior's Lutheran Church , Salem , OR Q Our Saviour'S Lutheran Church , Aberdeen , WA Q Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Bremerton , WA LQ Our Saviour'S Lutheran Church , Prineville, OR Q O u r Saviour'S Lutheran Church , Stanwood WA , Outrigger E nterprises, Inc. M Catherine Overland ('94) Q Merlyn ('63) and Joan ('63) Overland Q Paul Overvold ('73) and Norene Smith ( , 76) Q Ervin Owen ('38) Q Richard and Judy Owen Helmi Owens Q David and Carol ('77) Owren Leonard ('68) and Anne ('74) Ozmun Q Arthur and Aija Ozo l i n Q

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J u n ior Parris and Vonda BroomParris ('81) William C. Parrish L Betty Parrott ('38) H George Parsons ('76) Roger and Margaret Pascho Allan and Donna Patchett Q Kenneth Pate ('52) LQ Daniel and Karen ( , 92) Patjens Q John and Carol Patterson Joseph ('98) and Allison ('99) Patterson Q J i m and Marcie ('8 1 ) Paul Q Kenneth and Louise Paul Laura Pauli ('00) Clement and Stephanie H Paulson Eric and Elna Paulson LQ Gerald ('57) and Carol Paulson Q Robert ('65) and Marjorie ('66) Paulson Margaret Pawlowksi Gary ('76) and Michelle ('79) Payne Thomas Payne ('87) and Alexia Eide-Payne ('87) LQ Peace Lutheran Church , Colfax, WA Q Peace Lutheran Church, Edgewood , WA Q Peace Lutheran Church , Silvana , WA LQ Arthur and Lianne ('63) Pearson David (, 67) and Nancy Pearson Q E r i k ('78) and Susan ('77) Pearson Eugene and Barbara Pearson LQ Ernie Peary Marvin and Deloris ('42) Pease HQ Pease & Sons Inc. Q G i nger Peck Robert and Susan ('74) Peck W. Ralph and J u l i e Peck Kenneth and Susan Pedde Einar and Emma May Pedersen Q Emilie Pedersen ('4 1 ) H Georg and N i n a Pedersen Laura Pedersen Q Nicole Pedersen ('99) O. M. and Emilie ('41) Pedersen L Robert ('70) and Janice Pedersen Q Svend ('70) and Cathy Jo ('70) Pedersen Q Sverre and Grace Pedersen Arne ('41) and Gloria ('42) Pederson LHQ Diana Pederson ('86) LH John ('68) and Cathy ('69) Pederson LHQ Leslie ('64) and Cheryl ('65) Pederson Q Nancy Pedot ('73) and John Chiatello Q Scott ('72) and Nancy ('73) Peebles Q Larry and Eileen ('65) Peeler Gene ('58) and Carol Peisker H Q Helen Pelis ('76) Rena V. Pellegrini ( , 29) Estate L PEMCO Foundation M I Robert and Carolyn ('72) Pendle Pendleton Woolen M i l ls I Penford Corporation I Peninsula Lutheran Church , G i g Harbor, W A L Q Roger and Sonya ('87) Penner Marvin J. Pennington H Lyle and Lorrie Penrod Robert and Vicki Pentecost Scott David ('90) and Kim Pepin

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Pat and Alisa ('93) Pinnell Ryan Pinney ('01) Dean ('86) and Carey ('86) Pinto Katherine Piper ('75) Margaret Pischl Kim Pisha ('95) Susan ('80) and Guy Pittman 0 Jerry and Carol ('68) Pittmon Stanley and Patricia Pitts 0 Edmund and Carol Plaehn Robert and Julie ('92) Platt William and M. Jonelle Pleasance Ken Plewa and Lynne Boeger ('82) Gary Plews ('64) James Plourde and Susan Cutshall 0 M i ke Plows ('82) 0 Lorraine Plum R. Eugene ('55) and Jean ('55) Poche I 0 Jennifer Pohl ('00) H Helen M. Pohlig ('75) LO Raymond and Margaret Poindexter Bernice Polchow H Mark and Laura ('75) Polcyn LHO Howard and Nancy ('60) Polen 0 Paul ('48) and sona Polillo H Lazarus ( ' 5 1 ) and Martha Politakis 0 Wiljo and Anna ('66) Pollari Alison Polwarth Julia Pomerenk ('83) 0 Edward and Verna Pommerenke Nora Ponder L Clifford a n d Marilyn ('82) Ponnikas 0 Martin and Joyce ('74) Poole Ralph and Nancy Poole Edward ('76) and Elizabeth YeeLee ('76) Poon John and Ulla Pope William Pope ('75) 0 R. S. Poplin Douglas and Nikki Poppen Jerry Poppen ('64) 0 Chris Porter ('95) David and Anna ('80) Porter Janet Porter Portsmouth Trinity Lutheran Church , Portland, OR Melanie Poss ('77) Krys Postma ('0 1 ) Clarence a n d Helen Potampa Potlatch Foundation II M Gregory ('70) and Susan Potter 0 John and Maradee ('73) Potter 0 Neil ( , 49) and Anita ('46) Potthoff Aaron Potts ('82) Bruce and Deborah ('78) Poulin Gary D. Powell ('76) LHO Michael and Aumpai Powell Monte and Diane ('86) Powell Randi Powell Ronald ('72) and Shirley Powell David and Louise Powelson Barbara Powers ('76) John and Roberta Prange Keith Pranghofer ( ,0 1 ) 0 Kelly Pranghofer ('97) and Kasie Scales Pranghofer ('97) Anthony (,01) and Sonya ( ,0 1 ) Prata 0 Dallas Anne ('64) and Carl Presley Presser Foundation L Erik Prestegaard ('76) Glenn ('76) and Janna ('75) Preston 0 John Prettyman ('00) Paul Preus ('33) 0 Brian ('55) and Jane Price HO Gregory ('78) and Wendy Price 0 Richard and Deanna ('82) Price Price Waterhouse Foundation M Janet Prichard H Prince of Peace Lutheran Church , Everett, WA 0 Prince of Peace Lutheran Church , Seattle, WA L Prince of Peace Lutheran Church , Spokane, WA 0 Principal Financial Group Foundation I Thomas Prior and Linda Hammargren Prior ('73) Wayne ('9 1 ) and Katherine ('91 ) Pritchard William ('77) and Patrice ('78) Pritchard 0 Jeffrey ('63) and Ma rgaret ('65) Probst field LO Virginia Prochnow ( ,57) LO Edward and Barbara ('78) Przasnyski Stephaney Puchalski ('00) Puget Sound Bank L Puget Sound Energy LMI Sylvia (Morken) ('62) and Mel Pugh HO Philip and Ingrid ('73) Pugh Kristin Pulliam ('72) Raymond ('78) and Theresa Pulsifer 0 Melanie Pursel ('01) Agnes Purvis 0 Julie Purvis ('B9) 0 Stanley and Cecilia Purvis 0

Janet Putnam ('73) Lois Putnam James ('72) and Linda ('72) Puttler Ann Pyfer ('4 1 )

Helen Ouale ('3 1 ) 0 David Oualheim ('72) Oual ity Food Centers, Inc. I sieu and Muoi Ouan John Ouarles ('76) H Jeffery ('00) and Jennifer ('98) Ouatrini Jan Ouello H Carol Ann Ouigg ('58) LO S i r i Ouigley ('95) Timothy ('67) and Letitia ('67) Ouigley 0 Richard ('70) and Susan ('70) Ouinn L A. Rashid and W. Anjum Ouraishi

The Rabel Family Advised Fund I Ginnette Rabon ('94) , Joyce Rabourn ( SO) Kenneth and Susan Radek Anthony Rademaker ('89) Janet N. Radford H David ('65) and Lynne ('65) Radke Kirsten Rae ('92) Gerald and Cheryl Rafftery 0 Rainier Oncology Professional serv Frank and Rebecca ('85) Rainsberger Richard and Karen ('62) Raisler 0 Raleigh , Schwarz, and Powell L John Ralston ('90) Antonio and Judith Ramaglia 0 Rufino and Judy ('68) Ramos Edward Ramsdale Estate L Heidi Ramseth ('98) Mark and Carol Ramseth 0 Effie Ramstad Estate L Marvin ('38) and Della Mae Ramstad Wi lliam ('49) and Betty Ramstad LHO Judy Ramstead (,62) 0 Delbert and Agnes ('82) Rand Alvin and Mary Randall 0 Mark and Susan Randall Ernest ( , 51) and Charlotte ('SO) Randolph Jeremy and Joan ('77) Randolph Dave Raney ('99) 0 Melanie ('01) and Timothy Ransom Scott ('84) and Elizabeth Ransom 0 William ('69) and Lois Ranta 0 Michael and Judith Rash H Edward and Cathryn Rasmuson L Elmer E. Rasmuson Trust L E l mer and Mary Louise Rasmuson L Guy and Jeanne Rasmussen L. Fraser ('66) and F. Lynn ('68) Rasm ussen 0 Margaret L. Rasmussen L Douglas Raubacher ('78) Irvin and M i ldred Rauch M a rsha Ray ('69) William ('59) and Diana Ray H William and Rebecca ('79) Raymond Lawrence and Mary Raynes Raytheon Company M William R. and Doris T. Rea LHO Darlene Read (,54) William and Elvira ('55) Reardon 0 John ('56) and Betty Ann Reay HO Ronald and Barbara ('82) Rebish Edna Rector ('81) Red Wing Shoe Store 0 Redeemer Lutheran Church, Tacoma, WA A rt and D a l las Redford Bonnie Rediske ('51) Lois Redlin Michael and Penny ('66) Redman Amelia Reed ( ,01) Norman and Vivian Reed Roger ('78) and Avelina Reed Paul and Rachel ('78) Reeder Loyd and Vivian Reels L Anne Reep L David ('82) and Vonnie Reep 0 Florence Reep ('55) Raymond ('57) and Donna Reep Roger ('6 1) and Lea Rae Reep LO G a i l Rees ('78) Richard and Kristina ('9 1 ) Rees Donald Reese ('53) and Keva Monson H Cody ('77) and Elizabeth Reeves

John and P. Gayle ('76) Reeves Melissa Regan ( , 01) Micheal and Debra Sue ('76) Regele Martin and Janet ('85) Regge 0 Reichhold Foundation L Evelyn Reid ('37) Patrick Reid ('96) and Prece Fountain-Reid ('97) Scott and Andrea ('90) Reid Kenneth ('82) and Vera Reidy 0 Janet Reierson ('56) 0 Katharine Reigstad ('76) 0 Paul and Marjorie Reigstad 0 Catherine Reilly ('75) 0 Donald ('52) and Janet ('55) Reiman L Janet Reiman ('55) HO Mark ('79) and Lori Reiman LO Simon Reinbold L Eugene ('89) and Michelle Reindel 0 Tracy ('77) and Barbara ('75) Reiner L Gary and Christy ('79) Reinking Leon and Donna ('78) Reisberg 0 William ('50) and Elaine Reiss Evelyn Reita n John and Dorothy Reitan Nina Reiten ('82) Robert ('44) and Doris Reitz 0 ReliaStar Financial Corporation I Marlene Reller ('56) Robert and Jeanette Remole Renaissance Madison Hotel I Joseph and Sandra ('67) Renati Michelle Renaud Diana ('8 1 ) and Thomas Renn Paul and Adelle Rennord Daemon ('97) and Kristin ('97) Repp 0 Research Corporation L Becky Rettkowski 0 G. Ronald ('53) and Carol Reule Robert and Alice ('75) Reuter J. B. Reynolds Foundation I John and Evelyn Reynolds C. Robert ('91) and Kristi ('91) Rice David ('68) and Joan Rice 0 Lucian and Charlotte Rice L Malcolm Rice ('75) David ('85) and Marguerite Rich Daniel and Kelly ('92) Richards Jack and Joneen Richards Laura Marie Richards ('41) 0 A. Cullen ('72) and Debbie Richardson 0 Christina ('90) and Geoffrey Richardson John and Sharon ('62) Richardson Tanya Anne Richardson ('94) Jack and Carol Riches Richland Lutheran Church, Richland, WA 0 Paul Richter ('72) Theodore and Linda ('68) Ricketts Allan Riddle ('65) James ('72) and Lynne ('72) Ridgeway Kipp Riebe James and Karen Riede Riedel & Company, Inc M Elwood ('56) and LaVon Rieke HO Emma Rieke L Marcus ('86) and Paula ('88) Rieke Robert and Gladys Rieke LO William ('53) and Joanne ('54) Rieke LHO David ('66) and Cheryl ('71) Ries 0 Michael and Stacy ('88) Riffle Kenneth ('62) and Marcia Riggers 0 Lawrence and Marguerite Riiff Kenneth ('59) and Audrey ('62) Riis 0 Bruce ('76) and Peggie Riley Evangeline Rimbach ('52) Kersti n E. Ringdahl ('82) HO Julie Ringnalda ('B7) Carolyn Ringo ('77) James Rink ('85) David and Cheryl Rinn Steven ('85) and Kristine ('86) Rinn James and Shirley Rippey L Jeff Ri ppey ('78) LHO Kathryn R i ppey L Stanley a n d Eleanor ('41) Rippon Patti Lee Risdal ('76) 0 Brian Riseland ('92) and Janett Garcia-Riseland Robert ('67) and Carol Rism i l l er Robert John Ristow ('89) Erik ('86) and Susan ('86) Ristuben HO David and Betty ('69) Ritchie 0 Ian Ritchie ('85) and Marcia Rose足 Ritchie ('84) Gerald ('6 1 ) and Maureen ('6 1 ) Ritter 0 Glenn ('90) and Lisa Ritter Thomas ('92) and Susan Ritzert Jon ('78) and Karen ('78) Rivenburg H Armand Riveness LO Charles Roach

Helen Roalkvam ('51) Richard and E. Jane Robb Roy ('89) and Tina ('90) Robbings David and Karen ('73) Robbins 0 Deborah Robbins ('77) Edward and Judy ('70) Robbins Steven Robbins ('9 1 ) 0 Allison and Bill Roberts 0 Judy Roberts ('76) Robert ('7 1 ) and Ann Roberts 0 Rumohr Roberts (' 48) Scott Roberts ('89) Tara Roberts ('00) Gary and Debra ('77) Robertson Kenneth and Patti Robertson Michael Robinett and J i l l M i l lerRobinett ('76) Alan ('84) and Gail ('82) Robinson Kenneth ('57) and Sandra ('56) Robinson 0 Roland and Melissa Robinson Thomas ('50) and Gladys ('49) Robinson Joanna Robinson Neuberger ('83) and Tim Neuberger Heribert Rochel ('0 1 ) and Micheline Rochel-Sures Randall ('78) and Marjie ('8 1 ) Rochester Rockefeller Foundation LM Karen Rod ('97) Janet Rodd ( ,02) Monte and Rose Roden 0 Curtis ('83) and Carol ('86) Rodin 0 Richard and Elaine Rodning HO Wayne and Flavia Rodside Lawrence and L i l l ian Rody David Roe ('54) Edward and Charlotte Roe Mark Hicks and Kaaren Roe (,82) 0 John ('74) and Kim Roeber Ronald and Ingrid (, 64) Roed Arthur and Jacqueline (,49) Roessel Douglas Rogelstad ('83) Wallace ('55) and Marion ('55) Rogelstad William (,82) and Janet Rogers H Barry and Carole Ann Rogge H Ronald and Phyllis ( ,62) Rogness Gary ('77) and Suzanne Rohde Rajnish Rohila ('92) Douglas Rohner Jeff and Lynnette Rohr Oscar and Doris Rolander LH Dennis ('52) and Mary Roley 0 Mars Rolfson L Margaret Rolland Gil bert and Georgine ('86) Roller HO Roman Meal Company L Bruce and Marjorie Rommel Dennis Peter ('76) and Linda Ronberg Linda Ronholt ('85) Arvid and Constance Ronning Jeannine Ronning Svend Ronning ('89) 0 Jenny Roraback ('00) 0 Sarah ('98) and Chad ('99) Roraback 0 Julie Rorabaugh ('00) J.Brendan ('89) and Kelly ('89) Rorem 0 Linda Rosales ('78) Jack and Ann Rose Daniel ('56) and Marilyn Rose 0 Donald ('93) and Laurie ('95) Rose Sterling and Marjorie Rose LH Leland ('56) and Greta ('57) Roseberg 0 John Rosenberg and Nancy Faaren ('76) 0 Moshe Rosenfeld and Susan Kaetz 0 Steven ('88) and Lori Roser 0 Armin ('SO) and Carolyn ('57) Rosin 0 Edward ('SO) and Ma rgaret ( '5 1 ) Rosin 0 Lawrence ('58) and Marit Ross 0 Robert ('54) and Suzie ('56) Ross 0 Thomas Ross ('80) Gary and Laura ('77) Rothenberger 0 Jerald and Judelle Rothi 0 Paul ('83) and JoAnn ( ,9 1 ) Rothi 0 Danny Rotter-Thomassen Michael ('99) and Ruth Ann ('99) Rouse Richard Rouse ('69) HO Ryan Rouse ('99) Ann Rowberg ('70) H Donald ('75) and Debra ('76) Rowberg 0 Clifford and Jille Rowe 0 Shawn a Rowe ('96) Darlene Rowland James ('75) and Sandra Rowland HO Robert and Mary Rowla nd Clayton E. and Joan G . Royce L Joan G. Royce HO Lois Ruck ('63)

Terry and Marianne ('80) Rudd H a rold Ruddick ('53) H Brian Rudenick ('68) Robert ('74) and Yvonne Rudisi ll William Rudolph ('74) Melville and Dorothy Rue H P h i l i p ('68) and Mary Rue 0 Douglas ('74) and Lisa ('74) Ruecker H Steve and Melinda ('92) Rumage Junet Runbeck ('35) Dolan and Barbara ('61 ) Rundquist Eric ('80) and Stephanie ('79) Running Marilyn Running Richard Running ('65) Robert Running ('65) John and Candice ('9 1 ) Rushton Alan and Pamela ('72) Russell LHO Eric and Marcee Russell George and Jane Russell LO James and Carol (' 55) Russell James and Gerrie Russell L Martha Russell ('76) Mary Baker Russell L Richard and Diane ('71) Russell Shannon and Robyn Russell Brian Ruud ('90) and Caryn Cammock Ruud ('90) 0 Janet Ruud ('70) 0 Kenneth ('62) and Barbara ('65) Ruud Marian Ruud Robert ('69) and Margaret ('72) Ruud Kenneth ('87) and Rebecca ('86) Ryals 0 Michael and Ann ('88) Ryan M. Sterling and Inga Rygg LHO David ('84) and Maureen Ryniec

Jonathon Saad ('96) and Katie Wasen m i l ler Saad ('98) 0 William ('SO) and Dorothy Saas Amy Saathoff ('95) 0 Evelyn Saathoff ('65) Robert ('92) and Kristin ('90) Saathoff 0 Thomas ('86) and Julie Saathoff 0 Ralph sabroe ('76) Mr. Elmer ('74) and Mrs. Elmer G. Sackman, Jr. 0 Paul ('80) and Margaret ('78) Sackmann 0 Paul ('85) and Leslie D. Sackschewsky Glenda Sadler ('64) sAFECO Corporation LMI Safeway Inc. I Renee Safford ('97) Scott ('9 1 ) and Julie ('9 1 ) Sager C. William and Enid sagvold Walter ('50) and Phylis Sahli GerryAnne and Roger Sahlin LO Sahlin Foundation I Kimo and Dorellen Saiki Ichiro Ben and Marianne ('54) Saka moto Linda Salatiello ('66) Salem Lutheran Church, Mount Vernon, WA O Eric and Susan ('84 ) Sallee Jody and Nicole Salokar Linda Salter-Sommer ('84) and Thomas Sommer 0 Kenneth ('68) and Ruth Sammons 0 Paul Sampson and Sandra Sanford ('69) H. Wilton and Marsha ('68) Samuelson 0 Ida Samuelson Estate L Harold ('57) and Arlene ('57) Sandberg Myron ('65) and Marva Sandberg 0 Kirk ('72) and Janet ('72) Sandburg 0 Einar and Pearl Sande Bryan ('65) and Jeanne ('66) sandeno L Richard ('80) and Susan ('80) Sander Bernie ('75) and Kathy Sanders 0 Helen Marie Sanders ('37) Robert Sanders ('65) Michael Sandhorst ('72) Henry and Catherine Sandstrom Peter ('73) and Kathryn Sandvig 0 William and Kathleen ('83) Sanford Donald and Mary Anne sangesand Harry ('59) and Corinne sannerud 0 Alvin and Donna Sasaki David and Becky ('83) Sather Karol Jan satrum ('71) 0 Randy ('74) and Alice ('74) Satrum 0 Anna Sattler



David Sauer ('81) Douglas ('79) and Vickie Saugen l Webster Saugen Alvin and Joyce Saul Robert and Katherine ('62) Saunders Everett ('53) aod Ardyth ('53) Savage Wayne P. ('67) and Sheryl A. Saverud l HO Elizabeth ('98) and Ryan Sawyer 0 Gail Sawyer Thomas ('58) and Georganne Sawyer 0 Thomas and Corinne Sawyers Janet Sayers ('58) SBC Foundation M James and Constance Scafturon John and Rosemary ('73) Scales H Sarah Scales (,01) Scandinavian Airlines System , Inc. l J i m ('83) and Gretchen Schacht Charles Schaefer ('8 1 ) and Kathryn Rowberg ('80) Martin ('61) and 8arbara ('6 1 ) Schaefer H Martin ('91) and Kimberly ( , 91) Schaeferle Del ('50) and Afton ('50) Schafer lO Eldon and Joann ('79) Schafer lO Albert and Ruth ('63) Schaffler 0 Paul and Kathy ('82) Schaller louis and Merry Schatz l Delmer and Grace ('65) Schauer Alfred 5<hedler ('50) Frederick Scheel ('30) Estate l Beatrice l. Scheele ('58) lHO Gertrude M . Scheele l David ('70) and Karen Scheels Rich and Nancy ('60) Scheffel 0 James Scheibe ('83) AI and Ella Scheibner l Brett and Sherri Scheidel Jack and Meriyln Scheidel Judith Ann Scheinuk ('66) Dan Scherf Michael Schick and Katherine Hanson John ('30) and Cora ('3 1 ) Schierman Estate l John and Aleen Schiller lHO Dale ('57) and Katherine ('58) Schimke Gerald ('55) and Grace Schimke lan i Schindele Stephen Schindele ('80) Harold and Kari ('75) Schlachtenhaufen Eunice Schleiche r l Nathaniel Schlicher ('00) 0 Peter and Carol ('75) Schlicher William and Donna Schl itt HO Theodore and lynda ('82) Schlosser Casper Schmand ('72) H Paul and Judi ( , 84) Schmidt Miles ('85) and Paula Jean Schmidt Perry ('78) and Carol Schmidt Randall ('80) and Kathryn ('79) Schmidt Sherwin and Anita ('55) Schmidt Schmidtke & Bacon PllC , Dorothy Schnaible ('49) lHO Roger and Linda Schnaser Amy Schneider ('0 1) David ('91) and Nancy ('90) Schneider David J . Schnur ('74) H Schoenfeld-Gardner Foundation , Inc. lO David ('68) and Christel Ie ('68) Schoening lO Mark ('72) and Sheri ('72) Scholz 0 Philip ('83) and Karla ('83) Schot 0 Richard and Christine ('74) Schrader louise Schreiber Estate l Paul ('93) and linda ('92) Schroeder Noel and Janice Schuler Scott Schuler ('00) Bradford and Carolyn ('74) Schultz 0 Charles ('89) and Kimberly ('89) Schultz 0 James ('76) and Diane Schultz James and Emily ('88) Schultz Jeffery Schultz 0 laura ('96) and Jason Schultz Nancy Schultz ('71) 0 Nellie Schultz Reginald and Margaret SchultzAkerson Dane Schul tz-Andersen ('01 ) Alfred and Esther ('57) Schulz Mrs. H . o. Schumacher Bequest l laura Schumacher ('97) Paul and Doris Schumacher Peter Schurch ('82) and Barbara B u h ler Phil l i p ('66) and lynn Schuur William and M Schwanke lois Schwartz

Maurice and lois Schwartz l Roy ('58) and Thelma ('56) Schwarz lO Harry and Alberta Schwengber l 8arbara Schw i sow ('61) H Scientific Supplies Company l Robert and Ada Scofield Stanley Score ('33) 0 Beverly Scott Dana Gray Scott and Brenda Scott ('88) Bruce and Jody ('92) Scott Byron and Virginia Scott Estate l Julia ('77) Scott Edwin and Rose ('58) Scott Gordon and Eleanor ('73) Scott Joann Scott Julia ('77) and Curtis Scott Ryan Scott ('98) 0 Susan Scott ('89) 0 Wanda Scott Frances Scrim 0 Ed and Nancy Scrivner H Sea-land Service Inc. 0 Seafirst Bank and Foundation l Merlin and Mu rial Seal H Daniel and Dena Seaman Earl and Patricia Seaman Carl M. Searcy Jr. ('61) lO Dale ('70) and Joyce ('67) Sears 0 lisa ('98) and Ron Sears 0 Nathan Sears ('98) 0 Sears-Roebuck foundation l The Seattle foundation l Seattle Rotary Service Foundation I Seattle Steam Company I Seattle TimesfSeattle PostIntell igencer l Michael and Candace Seavello 0 Keith and Virginia Seavy Jarl and Delores Secher-Jensen Security Pacific Bank Washington l Richard Seeger and Robin Koch ('82) lO David Seibel ('74) Bruce and Nicola ('83) Sei ler 0 Stephen and Nancy ('60) Seitz 0 Selbu lutheran Church Women , laCrosse, WA Arne and Gayle Selbyg Alvin and Borghild Selid Mark Selid ('69) Selid & Company PC George ('77) and Sandra Sellers Wilber and Cecilia Sellman Clifford Sells ('59) and linda larson 0 Dan ('64) and Judith ('64) Selmann 0 Jane Selvig Sempra Energy M Stephen ('87) and Karin ('94) Senna Irvin and Shirley ('84) Sensei 0 Thom and Wendy Sepic H Ivan M. Seppala ('55) H Dennis Sepper and Nancy Connor lO leonard Sessa ('97) Phil and Frankie Sessions David and Patricia Setzke Martin and Barbara Seversen Gary and Cheryl Severson lHO Richard and Maryanne ('66) Severson Ronald and Monvilla Severtsen S. Erving ('55) and Nancy ('79) Severtson l HO Catherine Sexton ('36) l Dick and Janice lynn ('62) Shabro Daniel Shafland ('61) 0 Audrie Shag ren ('77) Corey Shamley ('00) Armen ('8 1 ) and Marie-Claude Shanafelt Roger Shanafelt ('86) and Carolyn Martin Shanafelt ('86) HO John Shannon ('67) lO larry and Rosemary Shannon lee Shannon ('66) Sha re-It-Now Foundation David ('79) and Teresa ('79) Sharkey 0 Anna Sharpnack Estate l Barbara 5harts ('86) 0 Charles and Beverly Shaw Christine Shaw ('85) Daniel Shaw (, 02) John and Jean Shaw Marvin Shaw ('47) 0 William and Thelma Shaw 0 Jason and Ann (,8 1 ) Shdo Marc Sheehan ('98) James ('72) and Beth Sheets L Jerald 5heffels ('54) lO Shell Oil Company Foundation l Paul Shelley ('92) and Diane Downie Edward and linda Shelton Marga ret Sherburne ('63) Kennedy Sherles ('85) J i m and Kathy Sherman Robert and Rita Sherrer Timothy ('67) and Marcia ('67) Sherry 0 Gladys Shervey

Darrell and Kathy Shideler 0 Jerry Shields ('78) Noel S hi l l ito Brandon Shimizu ('98) Keith and leila Shimizu Satoshi Shimoji ('00) 0 Randal ('74) and lIa Shipley H O Margaret Shipley Estate l Rodney and Jackie Shipp William and Kathleen Shivitz Rebecca ('83) and Raymond Shjerven 0 lawrence ('57) and Karen Shoberg Randi ('73) and Bruce Shore 0 Roy and Margery Short Thomas and Joyce ('64) Short Howard and Andi Livingston Shouse lH Mari ('96) and Nathan ('93) Shouse 0 Steven and Cynthia Sue ('74) Shove Kathleen Shrader Cory Harriet Shull ('54) Chris ( , 82) and Cindy ('82) Shultz 0 David (, 80) and Patricia ('80) Siburg 0 Stephen and Patricia ('90) Siebens 0 Steven Siefert ('83) Doug Siefkes (,82) Orville ('54) and Margaret ('54) Siegele H Aimee Sieverkropp ('01) Erin ('90) and Bruce Sigman 0 Evonne Siguenza ('65) Tracy Hein-Silva ('8 1 ) and Carlos Silva Maria and Conrad Silvani Silver Family Foundation S i lverdale lutheran Church , Silverdale , WA lO Daniel ('72) and Sarah ('86) Simmons 0 Don and I rene Simmons 0 Donald ('67) and Barbara Simmons 0 Mary Ann ('80) and Clyde Simmons Michael Simmons ('00) Stuart and Sandra ('85) Simmons Violet Simmons ('96) Kathleen Simonis-Bennett ('70) and Thomas Bennett Harold Simons ('76) Dale ('8 1 ) and J i l l ('80) Simonson James Simonson ('97) Q James ('59) and Marcia ('58) Simonson HO John ('62) and Jeraldine ('64) Simonson 0 Richard Simpson ('9 1 ) 0 Shawn Simpson ('93) Traci Simpson Simpson Fund lMI Jack ('58) and Janice Sinderson 0 John Sindzinski and Stefanie Felix Richard and Jennifer ('86) Singer Richard and Jeanie ('91) Singler lonn Sipes ('95) larry ('7 1 ) and Joy Sirianni William Sisco and Jeanne landdeck-Sisco ('69) 0 William ('62) a n d Susan Sissel Angela Sivertson ('33) R. Dennis and 'leslie Sizemore Skaga Family in memory of Karsten Skaga l Jerry ('73) and Janine ('72) Skaga 0 Carl and Marian Skagg l. J. and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation l Michael and Carey ('92) Sketchley 0 John ('90) and Angena ('91) Skibiel O Skillman Foundation M Christon ('76) and Deborah ('77) Skinner 0 lawrence and Irene Skinner l Kristin Skoch-OgaJd ('87) and David Skoch James Skofstad ('68) Jack and June Skog 0 James and Ju l ia Skog 0 Mr. and Mrs. Per Skoog l Ta melyn Skubinna ('74) 0 Arthur and Marion Skurdall James Skurdall ('65) Mike Slama James Slater Estate l James ('74) and Mary ('75) S letten 0 Matthew and lisle ('89) 5 1 ichko Marvin ('69) and Anne S l i nd John and Carol Sloan Charles and E l izabeth ('88) Slocum 0 Robert and Darci ('88) Slocum 0 J. Mark ('4 1 ) and lorena Martha ('40) Slover Jeff and Mary Ann ('66) Small Amity Smetzler ('99) Evalena Smick lO Vilnis Smidrovskis and Zigrida Smidrovska

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Alums stren gthen annual fund

w Mary Smidt ('74) Ted and Beverly Smig lewski Agnes Smith ('32) Estate l Alfhild Smith Amanda Smith ('00) Andrew and Mary Smith Barbara Smith Brad and Sheila ('86) Smith Carlos ('78) and Janet Smith Chris Smith Colleen Smith ('93) David ('75) and Judy Smith 0 David ('72) and Margaret Ann ('74) Smith Dennis ('70) and Sharon ('7 1 ) Smith Ely Smith ('70) 0 Frances Smith Estate l Francis and Myrna Smith H . Wayne and Grace ('58) Smith James Francis ('78) and Elizabeth Smith Janet May Smith ('44) Janis Smith ('77) 0 Jeff Smith , The Frugal Gourmet l Jennifer ('83) and Todd Smith Jerry ('79) and Nella Smith Joe ('61 ) and Judith Smith John and Joyce Smith Kevan and Priscilla ('74) Smith Madeleine Smith Misty ('98) and Matthew (, 00) Smith 0 Norman Smith Norman and Gayle ('89) Smith 0 Paul and Virginia Smith 0 Richard and Carolie ('71) Smith 0 Richard ('80) and Phyllis Smith Robert and Dawn Smith Robert and Do rothy ('44) Smith l Roger ('90) and Paula Smith 0 Roy and Johanna Smith Solveig Smith Stephen and Jane Smith Timothy ('87) and E llen Smith Wilbur and Adetha Smith 0 Ann E. Smith Sehdev ('90) and Paul s . Sehdev l Smith Tractor & Equipment Company 0 James and Denise S mithers Patricia Sm ithers Charles and Etta ('48) Smithson l Etta Smithson ('48) HO Joan ('78) and Paul Smock John and Marian Snee 0 Elmer and Shirley Snell Marvin ('64) and Sharon ('64) Snell Kenneth Snider l Rebecca Snider ('76) Harold R. Snodgrass, Ed, D. lH William and Karen ('79) Snow Michael ('00) and Debra ('78) Snowden Michael and Gloria Snowden 0 Ivan Snyder Keith and Jody Snyder Max and Sara Snyder Robert ('40) and Helen ('43) Snyder Dale ('73) and Margaret ('73) Soden 0 Wayne and Janis ('71) Soderlind Harry Soete Tamara ('96) and Mike Sohl Marvin ('65) and Fran Soiland l Jeffrey Soine l laurie Soine ('88) 0 Pastor Clarence and Helen Solberg lO Daniel and Debra Solberg 0 John ('72) and Carol Soldano Q Chester ('37) and Thelma ('37) Solie 0 David and Kay Soltis Q leslie and Kathy ('82) Soltis

hile David Johnson '74 has been a university administrator at Cal i fornia State Polytechn ic Institute in Pomona ( Calif. ) for 1 9 years, he has remained true to his alma mater. Johnson is the newest member of the Alumni Board of Directors and has been his class representative since 1 997, Strengthening the annual fund is the n umber one goal for Johnson and his fellow class represen­ tatives in the year ahead, Contributions to the annual fund help PLU meet day-to-day operating expenses, It gives PLU the ability to: Attract and retain top-notch students through a strong scholarship program_ Attract and retain nationally distinguished faculty, Purchase and upgrade learning resources_ Fund student activities that promote leadership skills, personal growth and teamwork, VVhen you r class representative contacts you, be sure to do your part! Every gift to the annual fund makes a significant difference,

floyd and Gwen Solum Q c. George ('73) and Karen Son ray Alexia Sontag ('64) 0 Margaret Sopkovich ('57) Barbara Sorensen ('76) Shelley Sorgenfrei ('00) Patricia Sorum Alejandro and Rita Sosa Forrest and Colleen 50th Q Diane Soucey ('87) leonard and Doris Souchek South Coast Cluster Oregon Synod ElCA, North 8end , OR Southwestern Washington Synod, ElCA l James and Carla Southworth Sigrid Sowell Randy ('71) and Charlotte ('70) Spada Nancy Spagat ('94) 0 Spanaway lutheran Church , Spanaway, WA 0 Carl and Janice ('76) Spane John and Gretchen ('63) Spangberg Ronald ('74) and Li nette ('72) Sparacino Gail Sparks James ('61 ) and Myrna Sparks HO Kathryn ('83) and Richard Sparks 0 John Sparling ('86) Warren and Adeline Sparling 0 Stephen Spaulding ('89) Timothy ('87) and Debra Spaulding Frank ('75) and Susan Spear lQ Walter and M. Marie Specht Heather Speigle ('01) Carol Speirs ('88) Amy ('97) and Robert ('95) Spencer Robert and Jane Spencer Theodore and Dawn Spencer Guy and Sally Sperb Jeffrey ('72) and Kathy Spere lHQ Russell and Donna Spere Christopher Spicer 0 Gary and Cheryl Spidahl Jennifer Spiedel ('01) leRoy (,52) and Corinne ('5 1 ) Spitzer H O T h e Spokesman-Review I Barry ('82) and lisa Spomer Q lynette Sprague-Falk (, 8 1 ) and Michael Falk Scott and Ruth Sprain Twila ('59) and Bruce Springer Wilbur and Catherine Springer louis ('58) and Marilyn Spry Ethel Squi res l Scott ('88) and Sherith ('88) lHQ




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Eric ('95) and Rikka ('95) Stewart H Todd ('85) and Melinda Stewart Willie ('69) and Faye Stewart Q Annette Stewart-Fulton ('00) and Timothy Fulton Q Hendrik and Joan Stiggelbout Q Randolph ('63) and Christine Stime Robert Stivers LQ Norris and Martha Stoa LH Sterling ('89) and Lisa Stock Bryan ('85) and Michelle Stockdale Q Alan ('52) and Anna Marie Stoddard Kerri Stoehr ('92) Joy Stohr H William and Sandra Stoken Kevin Stokesbary ('00) William and Janet Stokesbary Alma Stolee ('37) H Mrs. Paul H. Stolz L Stolz Computers, Inc. Annette Stone Tom and Diane Stone Melissa Stone (,02) Roger and Susan Stone Q Dale Storaasli ('57) Q Kenneth ('50) and Catherine ('49) Storaasli Q Lester ('49) and Carol ('47) Storaasli Q Olaf and Lila Storaasli Kjetil Storaker ('01) Rainer Storb and Beverly Torok­ Storb Q Michael ('75) and Kathleen Stork Q Donald ('94) and Kara Stout Q Florence ('40) and Leo Stout Stephen ('69) and Barbara Stout Gerald and Linda ('67) Strand Q Donald ('50) and Edith ('55) Str andness LHQ , Erik Lee Strandness ( 8 1 ) Q Sharon Straub Wesley ('90) and El izabeth Strauss Geraldine Strege LH , Adrienne Strehlow ( 0 1 ) Q Charles and Mary Louise ('7 1) Strehlow Herb and Deb Streuli Richard and Beverly Strickland Q W. Jeremy and Susan ('76) Stringer Q Peggy Stringfellow ('52) Q Kenneth Stroad LQ c . Gordon Strom ('56) Q Curtis ('98) and Sara ('96) Strom Q Peter ('80) and Ellen ('BO) Strom Q Paul and Deborah ('83) Stromberg Jelirey and Patricia Strong Margaret Stuart ('01) Doris G. Stucke LHQ Victor Stueckle Q Eric Stuen ('00) , Marcus ('43) and Corinne ( 48) Stuen LQ Mark Stuen ('70) O. John ('34) and Florence Stuen LQ Paul ('76) and Karin ('81) Stuen Q Thomas ('69) and Karen ('70) Stuen E . Robert ('57) and Willamae ('59) Stu h l m i l ler L Emil and Engelena Stuhlmiller Estate L DOn and Lois ('69) Sturdivant

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Edward and Lavonne ('49) Sturgeon Carol-Wray Sturgill Donald and Carol-Wray Sturgill L Michael Sturgill ('90) Steve and Cathy Sturtevant Philip and Susan ('76) Stutzman Suburban Realty, Inc. Q Robert and Anitra Sudderth Dean ('74) and Carol ('74) Suess LQ Elda Sulerud Julie Summerer ('01) Summit Family Summit View Travel Q Richard and Irene Sund Tracey Sund ('97) Q Gerald ('64) and Nancy Sundby Q Edward and Mary Sunde Henra Sundt L Monica Sung ('91) Q Superior Linen Service L Bruce and Shirley ('57) Sutherland L Donald and Nancy Sutherland H. Loyd and Lynne Sutherland L Martin ('67) and Merrily ('68) Sutton Marla ('82) Suver Cora Svare ('30) Q Richard Svare ('50) H Evelyn Svendsen ('39) LQ Frank ('5 1 ) and Mildred ('46) Swanberg Q Byron and Doris Swanson Christopher ('84) and Bonnie ('83) Swanson Donald and Carolyn ('61) Swanson Donald ('72) and Wendy ('74) Swanson LQ Donna Swanson ('56) Q Esther Swanson Hazel Swanson Estate L Isabel Swanson ('68) Jon and Patti Swanson Mark ('68) and Wendy ('7 1 ) Swanson LQ Paul ('66) and Mary (, 67) Swanson Q Peter ('70) and Jean ('72) Swanson H Robert ('54) and Annabelle Swanson Q Robert and Clara Swanson L Thomas Swanson ('74,) and Debbie Frisch Swanson Alfred and Ovedia ('38) Swanstrom Q Marsha Swantz ('71) Q John and Nancy Sweeney Harriet Sweiso Aaron and Kristina ('97) Swenson Carl Swenson ('66) Eunice Swenson ('56) Q Lavern ('72) and Anne ('72) Swenson Marvin and Jean-Marie Swenson Q Dr. Rodney and Mrs. Evelyn Swenson LQ Sara ('98) and Mickey Swett Q Joseph and Sherry Swickard William and Marcia Swift Anne Swinehart David and Mona Swinehart Walter and Sonja ('97) Sylvanus Rhoda Symons ('9 1 ) Melvin a n d Margaret Syre Estate L Jeni lee Szymanski

Amelia Tabet Robert ('83) and Jennifer Tacey Tacoma Clearing House L Tacoma Rainiers Community Fund L Jennifer Tada ('80) Q Marian Taege ('56) Reijun Takamura ('02) B rett ('96) and Wendy ('96) Talbert Doug and Aurora ('98) Tallacksen Q Kirk ('83) and Teresa ('83) Talley Mr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Tallman Steve Talt and Marjorie SwansonTalt ('74) Kwong-Tin and Pauline Tang Q Deborah Tannehi l l Jennifer Tartaglia ('01) Robert ('61) and Grace ('59) Tauring , Erin Tavern ( 0 1 ) Michael a n d Shawn Tavern Adrienne Taylor Jeff ('91) and Tami Taylor Q Julia Taylor ('81) Q Kristine Taylor L. Eldon and Ann ('63) Taylor Lenore Taylor ('41) L Linda Taylor ('58) Murray ('40) and Vera Taylor Q

Peter Taylor Ridge and Lisa ('79) Taylor Robert Taylor ('98) Shirley Mae Taylor ('45) Terry and Sandra ('77) Taylor Q Thomas ('90) and Karen ('91) Taylor Val and Susan Taylor Daniel (' 7 1 ) and Doris ('7 1 ) Tchobanoli Mark and Sue Teeple Dave and Cheryl Teifke Q Terry ('75) and Martha ('75) Teigen Kent ('62) and Jeanine TeKrony LQ Tektronix Foundation M Tektronix, Inc. L Ronald and E i leen Tellefson LHQ Randy and Becky Telling Lee and A Ardelle ('60) Temanson Michael and Judith Tembreull Lee Tempel ('77) Q John ('66) and Carolyn Templin HQ Phyllis Tem plin ('59) Q Helen Tengesdal Estate L Ruthmarie Tennent ('43) William and Ethel Tennesen L Herman Tenzler Estate L Kristin ('99) and Richard Terrell William Teska Q Daryle and Victoria ('75) Teske Gene and Nadine ('62) Tetrault Texaco Foundation LM Theodore ('67) and Sylvia Theiste Q Wayne ('76) and Nina Therres Antonia Therriault John and Nancy Jo ('72) Thiebes Q Brian ('74) and Susan Thomas Q Donald and Audrey Thomas LQ Jesse Thomas ('71) Raymond ('76) and Geraldine Thomas Q Richard and Juness ('40) Thomas Charlotte Thompson ('70) Dick and Gloria Thompson Douglas Thompson ('97) Q Duane Thompson ('55) Ernest ('54) and Mildred Thompson Fern Thompson Georgine Thompson Jason Thom pson ('93) Q Jesse ('50) and Doris ('48) Thompson H Kenneth Thompson Lance Thompson ('99) Leslie ('50) and Erna Thompson H Levi and Violet Thompson Estate L Mary Helen Thompson Q Neil ('62,) and Edith Thompson Ronald and Carol ('67) Thompson Scott and J u l ie Thompson Thomas and Lorraine Thompson L Lori Thompson Porter ('90) and David Porter Derek Thomsen ('93) Q Tom and Connie Thomsen LQ Timothy Thomsen ('81) James and Nancy Thoren Donald and Kay Thoreson LHQ Merlin ('65) and Agnes Thoreson George ('42) and Edna Thorleifson Q James and Joyce ('73) Thorne William Thorne ('86) and Charli Turner Thorne , Zachary Thorpe ( 0 1 ) David and Ruth ('75) Thorsell Loren Thorson ('62) Gregory ('88) and Heather Thorwald Q Steven and Virginia ('92) Thrasher Q 3 M Foundation LM Esther Thune H G. Elaine Thurston ('SO) Everett Thykeson L Marion ('64) and Marlys ('53) Tidwell Q Randy and Joan (, 82) Tiede LaVerne Tiedeman ('43) Q Carol Tiegs ('64) H Will and Louise Tieman HQ Bradley ('83) and Danielle ('84) Tilden Q Earl ('56) and Barbara T i l ly LQ Shannon Tilly ('94) Q Times Mirror M Timexpo Foundation Inc L Kristin Timm ('87) Robert ('57) and Anne Timm Q Steven Timm ('74) Q Gertrude Tingelstad ('39) LHQ Tiny's Tire Q Brian ('80) and Traci ( ,82) Tipple LQ Doris and Leon Titus Estate L Marilee Titus Titus Will Families Foundation LQI Alice T. Tobiason H

Fred ('58) and Dorothy Tobiason Q Marie Tobiason Estate L , Ray ( 5 1 ) and Phyllis ('50) Tobiason LQ Roland ('53) and Noreen ('67) Tobiason Q Edward ('71) and Janice ('72) Todd L M i k e ('85) and Kerri ('85) Todd 8ert and M i ldred ('52) Toepel August and Wilma Tokarczyk Andrew and Caroline Tolas Q Brian and Linda ('93) Tollefson E . Duane ('52) and Donna Tollefson Marilyn Tollefson ('56) Q Nicola Tollefson Otto ('55) and 8arbara ('55) Tollefson H Harvey ('44) and Anne ('44) Tollfeldt Nicole Tomlin ('01) Andrew ('97) and Stephanie ('97) Tomlinson Q Gerald and Mary Pat Tom linson Marvin ('42) and Carol ('40) Tommervik LQ Marvin and Lissa Tommervik Q A. Lance ('74) and Deb Tonn Sheri and Jeffrey Tonn LHQ Kenneth and Doni Topel L , Justin ('91) and Annelise ( 91) Torgerson Q Ellen Torongo ('36) Q Thomas and Donna (, 8 1 ) Torrens Suzan Torres E. Silas ('47) and Alice ('48) Torvend HQ Evelyn Torvend Estate L Samuel Torvend ('73) Q Knut Torvik ('86) and Michele Larsen (, 87) Robyn ('85) and Steve Toschi Tracy ('75) and Terry ('75) Totten L Audun Toven Earl and Carol Tower John Town ('93) and Christine Price Town ('95) Town & Country Markets Inc. I Bryan and Kimberli ('90) Townley Clark and Pamela ('7 1 ) Townsend LQ John ('84) and Catherine ('92) Townsend Stella Townsend ('64) Susan ('73) and Scott Toyoda Judith Tozzer Neil Tracht ('85) Kevin Tracy Roberta Tracy ('02) Jack and Judy Trammell Grant and Lila Trask Lila Trask Cindy Traynor Michael and Sharon Treadwell Henry and Alma Treede Estate L Norman and Ann Tremaine Q Bernard and Valorie (, 92) Tresner David and E l i zabeth Tribby Roy ('58) and Edith Tribe Q Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church , Lewiston, 1 0 L Trinity Lutheran Church, Enu mclaw, WA L Trinity Lutheran Church, Freeland, WA Q Trinity Lutheran Church , Gresham, OR Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynwood, WA 'l Trinity Lutheran Church, Pullman, W A L Trinity Lutheran Church, Tacoma , WA LQ Glenn and Stephanie Tripp Vincent and Anne ('89) Troccoli Janet Trompeter-Schlieman ('69) Susan Troselius ('74) Q William and Pamela ('86) Trotter Q Philip and Barbara ('68) Troyer Richard ('77) and Linda Troyer Jean Trucco ('46) Q John and Karen Truebenbach William ('82) and Trudi ('85) Trueit Ron and Anne ('92) Tubby Michael and Mary Jo ('81) Tucci Tucci & Sons, Inc. L Stephanie Tuck ('96) Willian and Louise ('57) Tucker Cecil Tungsvik ('52) Elizabeth Tunnell ('94) Q Robert and Joy ('71) Tupack Q Michael ('87) and Cindy Turco William and Jennie Turnbull Cristopher ('93) and Michele ('93) Turner Violet Turner ('68) William ('66) and Carol Turnidge Suzanne Tushkov ('74) Walter Tushkov ('73) Ronald ('74) and Vickie ('74) Tuvey Q Clili and Ronni Tvedten LH TVI Inc. I ,



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Angela Vahsholtz-Andersen ('90) and Michael Andersen Susan Valenti ('65) Raquel Valenzuela ('98) Q Valero Energy Corporation M Henrik Valle Estate L Valley Farm & Pet Center Carole Vammen Robert and Vanda Van Aken Edward and Inez Weir Van Antwerp LQ Kris Van Auken ('72) Q Henry and Nova Van Baalen L Q James V a n Beek ('59) L H Q H u g o and Loretta V a n Dooren Mary Anne ('88) and Donald Van Doornik Harlan and Irma Van Dyke Laurie Van Dyke Viola Gilder Q James and Kari ('80) Van Gundy Q Gary ('75) and Victoria ('75) Van Heuvelen Robert and Nancy Van Horne Judith Van Houten ('72) Esther Van Noy Shannon ( , 81) and Peter Van Oppen Q Harmon Van Slyke (, 40) Va n Waters & Rogers Foundation LI Dennis Vanden Bloomen (76) David and Kathy Vanderford David Vanderwarker ('90) Q Peter Vanderwarker ('B7) Peter and Laurie ('74) VanderWeyst Q Dana VanSchepen ('00) Q Stephen and Wanda Elaine VanWouden berg (, 57) Gabriel VanWyhe ('00) George and Ann Vargas Varian Associates , Inc. L O liver and Carol ('56) Varnes Q Vashon Lutheran Church , Vashon , WA Q Dagny Vaswig John ('80) and Monique Vaswig Q E l izabeth Vaughan Genyss Vaughan ('60) Charles and Deva Vaught Odd and Turid Vedeld Q Lt Col (ret) Howard and Florence Vedell LQ

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Frank ('6 1) and Janet ( , 62) Waterworth Q Calvin ('50) and Julia ('52) Watness HQ Eric ('70) and Carolanne Watness Luther ('49) and Isabel ( , 46) Watness LHQ Harold and Carole Watrous Q William and Emmy Lou ( , 42) Watson Q Lucinda Watters ('93) Q Wilton and Rose Waverly Q Laurence ('68) and Darlene Weatherly Richard Weathermon ('50) Doc and Luci lle Weathers Trusl L Marie M. Webb LHQ E n id Webber (,49) H Gordon and Lillie Weber Jason Weber ('0 1) Susan ('9 1 ) and Douglas Weber Q Lawrence and Carol ('61) Weberg Paul and Barbara ('77) Webster Martin Wedeberg Estate L Ralph and Karen ('87) Weekly Frederic Weeth and Carola Hogan Jon ('59) and Ruth Ann Wefald Q George and Verda Wehmann LQ Ronald ('73) and Maggie Wehmann David ('82) and Lori ('82) Wehmhoefer Q Patrick ('91) and Polly Weichel William Weinerth ('61) Margit Weingarten Weir'S Inc. Q David ('67) and Christine ('67) Weiseth Charles and Janice Weiss William ('73) and Chere Weiss Rosella Wekell Trust L WELCA-Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Chester, MT Nils Welin ('97) Q Michael ('90) and Lisette ('93) Welk Kevin ('95) and Anna Wells Q Robyn Wells ('90) Wells Fargo Foundation LM H. Alfred and Nora (, 45) Weltzin Lila Wendlandt L Donald and Wanda ('79) Wentworth Q Tasha Werkhoven Sulliva n ('93) and Sean S u l l ivan Q Dwayne and Sharon ('88) Werner Glenn ('53) and Wendy Werner Q William and Gwendolyn ('63) Werner Jeffery West John and Christine West Nancy West Nichole West ( , 02) Q Roy and J A K . West West Coast Entertainment Marketing West Coast GrocerylS uper Valu , Inc. L Roger Westberg ('58) LQ Frosty and Donna Weste ring Q Western Washington Fair Association LQ Westinghouse Foundation L Westinghouse Hanford Company L Elizabeth Weston ('84) and William Weston I I I Q Steven ('85) and Evelyn J . P. Weston Carolyn Westover John M. Weswig ('68) and Janis Bradford ('68) HQ Craig and Glynis Wetzel Annette Weyerhaeuser Q c. Davis and Annette Weyerhaeuser L William and Gail Weyerhaeuser L Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation L M Robert a n d Janice Whaley Theron (, 6 1 ) and Gail ('62) Wheeler Lewis and Jeanne ('69) Wheelock BrookHunter Whelchel ('01) Mark Whitaker Dorothy White Elmer and Nikoline White Estate L Eugene White ('79) J i l l White (, 91) Lisa White ('89) Vicci White ('79) Virgil ('65) and Marsha ('68) White Elizabeth Whitehead ('99) Alan and Junell Whitford Hildegard Whiting Anne Whitley Q Judy ('84) and Grant Whitley Tony ('76) and Ann ('76) Whitley H John and Judith Whitmer Q Ronald and Mary Whitney Robert ('83) and Angie Whitton David Wick ('73) Q Donald ('49) and Virginia ('49) Wick LQ Douglas ( , 8 1 ) and Julie (, 82) Wick

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t was nearly Chris tmas when M ichael Arnold '7S decided to give his gift to PLU. And what a Christ足 mas present it was ! Received in December, Arnold gave the largest online gift to dare. Arnold, a School of Business alum, has bee n a giving for over 20 years as a Q Club donor, but chis year's online gift of $2,400 cercainly sets him apart. PLU began accepcing online donations a year ago wich che first pledge o f $ l OO. No macter the amount, every gifr helps make PLU rhe universi ry experience it i s , from facilicies [0 programs, profes足 sors [ 0 scholars h i ps . Don'c forgec tbac Chriscmas is jusc around cbe corner! You can make you r online gift by visi cing tIItiltil.

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I'm excited and a little nervous. I'm not sure where I 'll be going yet, but I have a pretty good idea of what I'm looking for in a fo ur­ year college. I don't want to go to a big college where the student-to -teacher ratio is high . . .I like having someone I can go talk to who knows what's going on and who knows who I am. vVhatever school I go to has to have a strong education program. You see, I want one of the most under-appreciated jobs in the world: I want to be a teacher. Even if I can j ust to uch one student, j u st one person, and help him or her find a dream and achieve it, well, then, i t wiJI be all worth it. I've already visited one of the schools I'm look­ ing at-Pacific Lutheran University-and even met with the football coach.

October 2000 I feel like our house is becoming College Cen­ tral. Everywhere I turn I run into reminders-col­ lege brochures, financial aid forms, drafts of my resume and scholarship forms. In most cases the applications have to be in be­ fore December. That will be here before we know it! I t's kind of scary because the choice I have to make ultimately will be with me for the next four or five years. There is a lot riding on this one. November 2000 The pressure is starting to get to me a little. I'm dealing with homework, sports, my job, and-oh, yeah-findil1g a college. I'm trying to meet with the college representa­ tives from my top schools. Recently, I talked with PLU during their visit to my high school. Their rep­ resen tative did give me some good inside informa­ tion on the application essay. She told me the same thing my mom has for years: less is more. Another thing I learned is that with the financial aid and scholarships they are generally able to offer stu­ dents, the actual out-of-pocket cost for tuition is about the same as for public schools. That was good news for my parents and me. I've also been on the phone a lot with colleges. PLU has called m ultiple times. I like being wanted!

February 200 1 The hard work is done . . . all my applications are in. By now I think I know everything by heart-I can tell you what college my parents went to and when, the year they graduated and with what de-

gree-you name it!, I know it! I've written about how I spend my summers, academic experi­ ences that significantly influ­ enced my life, who I am, special circumstances on why I should be selected, and favorite activities. I applied to Central Wash ­ ington University, Western Wash ington University, Eastern Wash ington University, Pacific Lutheran University, and Uni­ versity of Puget Sound. This has got to be the worst: just waiting.

May 200 1 PLU is where it's gonna be! They've got the most to offer: a great campus, a great program, lots of options, and everyone I've talked to has been ex­ tremely nice. They actually care about who I am and what I want to do. I t's going to be my home for the next four years. I'm really looking for­ ward to it.

June 200 1 June 1 8, I was officially en­ rolled as a college freshman at the fine institution of Pacific Lutheran University. Now that my college planning days are over, I'll tell you what I learned : Keep your options open. Apply to more than one or two colleges, and apply to both p ublic and private schools. This will give you a better idea of which school "wants" you the most. Present yourself to those colleges the best you can. Don't play to them-j ust be yourself. Work hard the en tire four years of high school.

I wish I had. Good grades and a good GPA trans­ late into more financial aid dollars from the col­ lege. A good GPA also helps you earn scholarships. There are so many scholarships out there. I was

dumbfounded at just the ones our school brought in.

Get involved in conununity service. Many scholarships ask about community service in the applications; the colleges like to see it, and it's a good way for you to help out and learn about yourself. I challenge all of you to go au t and do­ nate a few hours of your time each week or every other week to help a cause that yo u believe in. Start saving money for college now.

I 'm excited about the next four years of my life, and I believe that I made the right choices. I know I picked the right college. It's time now to prepare for the rest of my life. FOR A MORE DETAILED ACCOUNT OF CHRIS'S EXPERIENCES. GO TO www. PLU.EDU/ENCORE.

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Drew Brown, Katherine Hedland ' 8 8 ,

April 28

Noreen Hobson '99 and Greg Brewis

Lila Moe Memorial Concert: Svend

Danish Tivoli, for Scandinavian

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Ca rolyn Reed Barritt

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March 20

Regency Concert Series: Lyric Brass Quintet March 25

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A $ 2 . 5 m i llion gift from longtime PLU supporter Arthur H. Hansen bri ngs the total raised for the Center for Lea rning and Technology to $ 1 0 m i llion. Art Hansen and h i s late wife, Jennie Lee Hansen '34, played a key role for years as hosts for admissions, a l u m n i and other events at their home. Jennie served on the a l u m n i board a n d they both offered leadership to the Make a lasti ng D i fference Campaig n . Students enjoy the opportunities provided through the Jennie l. Hansen E ndowed Scholar­ ship and the Jennie lee Hansen Recita l Hall in the Mary Baker Russell Music Center. "The un iversity is g rateful for the H ansens' generosity and Art's conti nued service as a mem ber of the current cam­ paign steering comm ittee," President loren J. Anderson said. The Center for learning a n d Tech nol­ ogy, projected to cost $ 1 9 m i 'llion, will bring together the School of Business and the departments of mathematics, com puter science and com puter eng i­ neer i n g . The ClT a lso will house a vari­ ety of campus offices, i ncluding the dean of the D ivision of Natural Sci­ ences, the Center for Executive Develop­ ment a n d the Tacoma-Pierce County Mathematics, Engi neering & Science Achievement Program (MESA) . Construc­ tion could sta rt late this year. Along with streamli ning the day-to­ day operations of these critical depart­ m ents, the state-of-the-art facil ity will a l low more integration between depa rt­ ments, faculty and students. "The new complex will advance the use and study of tech nology to the fore­ front and stimulate synergy among the departments a t a time when all of u s i n education a re looking to break down d isciplinary bou ndaries, " President Anderson said.


A $686,000 g rant will broaden and streng then PlU's Chi nese Stud ies u nder­ g raduate program and enrich studies i n local elementa ry a n d high schools. "We've very excited about this, " said Greg You tz, chairman of the Chi­ nese Stud ies prog ra m . "It will increase the size and promi nence of Chinese studies on campus, and it will, in a re­ ally dramatic way, take our emth usiasm and expertise into the com m u n ity." On campus, the fou r-year grant from the Freeman Fou ndation Underg raduate Asian Studies F u n d i ng I n itiative will: Support the hiring of a part-time Ch inese language i nstructor. Fund faculty activities in semester abroad travel and course develop­ ment. Pay for campus lectures, perfor­ mances a n d C h inese cultural g roup visits . I ncrease the size a nd q u a lity of li­ brary holdings i n Chinese studies. o




I n addition, the Freeman Fou ndation Gra nt will enrich C h i n ese studies oppor­ tunities in South Puget Sound primary and secondary schools i ncludi n g :


T h e establishment of a " C h i n a Insti­ tute at PlU" that will bring together PlU faculty and local teachers for lectures, read ings and d iscussions. A series of presentations by PlU faculty in local K- 1 2 classrooms on various Chino-related topics such a s call igraphy and art, language and literature, m usic and thea tre, and Chinese festiva ls a n d traditions.

Youtz said the timing of the gra n t award - so close t o t h e $ 4 m i l l ion gift for international programs from Peter and Groce Wong-will enha nce global studies in on important way. "The 2 1 " Century will be enor­ mously affected by Chino," Yout.z said "It is our mission to help make the emerg i ng prominence of Chino o n the g lobal scene much m ore evident." PlU's i n terd iscipl inary Chi nese Stud­ ies Program is desig ned to provide stu­ dents i nterested i n C h i n a a broad fou ndation in C h i nese language, cu lture and h istory, and on opportun ity to focus on the rel igious-philosophical world view a nd the economic structure of Chino. PlU is com m i tted to providing i nter­ national studies opportun ities for stu­ dents and offers majors in Chinese Studies and Sca ndi navian Studies . The un iversity also offers o n i nnovative Inter­ national Core of classes, which provide an i n terd i scip l i nary a pproach structured a round a theme of g lobal stud ies.

Sta rting this academic year, PlU is a host i nstitution for the Army Reserve Of­ ficers Tra i n ing Corps, rather than a satel­ lite program of Seattle University. "It's better for the student and the schoo l , " said Lt. Col. Mark Brown, pro­ fessor i n the new Military Science de­ portment. With its autonomy, PlU tokes home the awards its cadets win, and g radu­ ates have better career opportunities because they're ra n ked independently by PlU .

Lt. Col. Mark Brown leads the new Military Science Department, created when PLU became a ROTC host institution.

Brown, who was stationed at Fort lewis and previously ta ught i n the ROTC program at Berkeley, sa id the transition a n d i ntegration with the school have been smooth . Cadets must meet the stan­ dards of both the Army and the u n iver­ sity. He says the program is a benefit to the u n iversity beca use the population tends to be more eth n ically d iverse, and full scholars h i ps and monthly stipends a l low many people to attend PlU who


could not otherwise offord it. Those on scholarsh i p m ust serve at least four years after graduation to cover their education costs. Brown is conscious of the contro­ versy that becoming a host i nstitution created . A debate preceded the close faculty vote to approve the progra m . Many faculty opposed creati ng a m i li­ tary unit and obiect to the m i l itary's "don't ask don't tel l" policy on homo­ sexua ls. Gays and lesbians are ban ned from military service, u nless they refrai n from d i sclosing their sexual orientatio n . P l U has a non-discri m i nation pol icy a n d a g o a l o f inclusiveness for sexual m i nori­ ties. " I thought there would be some hard feelings, but I think Sept. 1 1 wormed a lot of hearts, " Brown said. "I th ink people are more appreciative of the role the Department of Defense ploys i n our stabil ity. I t's mode the program more real, more human . " Beth Kraig, chair o f the h istory de­ portment a nd a member of the ROTC advisory committee, says her concerns remai n . PlU added a clause i n the uni­ versity catalog stating that the military science department is i n conflict with the u niversity's non-d i scrimination policy. "We've done what we can at the i nstitutiona l level to say this is a d iscri m i­ natory prog ram, but we ca n 't eliminate that d i scri m i nation," Kraig said . Brown said he bel ieves working with the adVisory com mittee and taking port in campus d iscussions have eased ten­ sions. "The ethos of the un iversity end the Army's focus on values a re very closely m i rrored, " he sai d . " I don't th i n k a lot of people o n the outside see that . "

rnational t Kyle Mach '03 and Adam Holt '04 won the I nternational Debate Education Asso­ ciation tou rnament in Balvanyos, Roma­ nia, i n January. Adjunct professor J u l i o Patriche, w h o is Roma n ian, w a s their coac h . Mach has emerged a s one of the top notional debate students. He has earned a speaker award at every tour­ nament this year, including the presti­ gious Top Speaker Award at li nfield's Hop Mahaffey tournament i n November. Holt attended debate camp last summer a t Willamette U n iversity. The competi tion, with teams from 1 2 countries, followed the parl iamentary debate format, which i nvolves two two­ person teams, one representing govern­ ment, one opposition. There are six rou nds of preliminary competition before the el i m i nation rounds. Mach said it took a while to adjust to the d i fferent format, but he a n d Holt hod it down after the first few rounds. "One of the reasons we went there was to show our d i fferent debate styles," Mach said. Part of I DEA's m ission is to promote i ntercultural a n d i n ternational debate i n a n effort t o educate high school a n d college students and t o engage i n demo­ cratic d i scourse. The topics used at the tournament dealt with i ssues such as eastern European cou ntries ioining the contituted on page 6

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Well, it's officia l - E ncore ! , the Web supplement to Scene, is a year o l d . We're celebrating with a fresh format, stream l i ni ng our g ra phical content to make it easier for all computers. Now everyone with Web access can down­ load the Encore! page in mere sec­ onds. Readers have done a fantastic job giving our staff ideas for stories, or j ust telling us what they're u p to. Keep those e-mails coming to enco e@p/ .ed , and enjoy the latest editio n .

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I f big news l ike the contribution o f $ 4 m i llion for T h e Wang Center for Inter­ national Programs isn't new to you, it's probably because you read about the donation i n th e "Th is Week at PlU" section of Encore ! . Feel free to bookmark the page Vencare/th;sweekatplu.htm� and return every Wed nesday. Each time readers will be treated to a new story that has the campus buzzing. From the Wang donation, to School of Educa­ tion g ra nts, to a PLU professor's visit to the World Trade Center d i saster site : to the PlU women's basketbal l team s great success, E ncore! readers have been kept up to date. The spring issue also has o n ever-growing archive of our past stories of the week, and con­ nections to all the PlU news sources: KPLU, The Most, the Athletic Depart­ ment, News & Information Services Campus Voice, as well as l i nks to u ­ doted arts and events calendars.

One page wasn't enough to sum up what Q Club has meant to the success of PLU . After reading the Scene story on Q Club, Encore! readers can now see the photos -of the people that mode it possible, as well a s the ban­ quets and special events that have mode a mark over the years. E ncore! also has l i n ks to u pdated i n formation for this upcoming May's Q Club ban­ quet, and readers can find out how to "join the club, " or make a donation, through the Q Club Web site . The Wong Center isn't the beg i n n i n g of PLU International Program s . P l U h a s been a leader i n both encourag ing international students to come to PLU a n d making studying abroad a reality for PLU students. Find out more about PLU's Center for International Pro­ grams, PLU's international clubs and organizations, as well as the Ameri­ can Cu ltural Exchange Language I n sti­ tute, where students and other PLU community members come to m eet and learn more about our visiting i n terna­ tional students. And from this issue's Perspective page J-Term abroad photo contest, readers will be able to view more of the ama.zing entries we re­ ceived.

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$4 million gift funds The Wan g Center for International Pro g rams B Y







Peter and G race Wang estab­

mote mutual und e rs tandi ng among

tional Programs at PLU to prepare

nations and peoples.

students to be leaders in the global economy and to b e advocates for world peace. "PLU h as held a special place i n my life," said Peter Wang ' 6 0 . "The

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"At PLU we bave long recognized t h e importance of giving students the

h aven ' t fo rgotten that my ed u ca­

opportunity to expand their under­

tional career began there. This is

standing of h u mani ty's global condi­

our way of saying thanks."

tion," Anderson said. "The Wang Center will build on that commit­

to establish through the Wang Cen­

ment, enabling us to educate a new

ter a program focused on inves t i ga ­

gen eratio n of global leaders who will

tive learning and research in world

be fully prepared ro understand and,

peace through global understand-

indeed, shape the global economy

C u b a , the economy in Italy a n d

I n stitute of I n tern ational Ed u cation

th e ecol ogy of A u stra l i a . A n d PLU

ternati o n a l E d u cati o n , a p p roxi­

in its most recen t s u rvey.

boasts 5 2 Fu l b righ t Scholars in the

With stu dy a b road o p portu n i ­

last 25 years who went overseas

stu d e n ts stu d i e d i n other n ations

ties fro m Ta nza n i a t o Tri n i d a d a n d

after gra d u a tio n , fa r more than com parable i n sti t u ti o n s .

l ast year. PLU sta n d s apart , with 3 6

To bago a n d a core c u rri c u l u m

percent o f i t s grads h av i ng stu d i ed

stress i ng a global perspective, PLU

a b road i n fac u l ty- d i rected pro­

is c o m m i tted to p rovi d i n g stu d e n ts

gra ms, u n ivers i ty exch a n ges a n d

with an i n ternati o n a l e d ucati o n .

other p rograms .

" I n t h e whole rea l m o f i n tern a­

Th e u n iversity a l so offers a n u n u s u a l I n ternati o n a l Core o f cl asses, w h i c h provides an i n terd is­ ci p l i n a ry a p p roach stru ctu red

tional ed ucation , what has h a p ­

a ro u n d a theme of gl obal stu d i es .

t i o n a l core cu rri cu l u m of c o u rses,

p e n e d a t P L U is re markabl e , " said

Also ava i l a b l e are majors in Scan­

and we h ave o n e of the o l d est i n ter­

Teska. "We are among a n e l ite

d i navian S t u d ies and C h i n ese

d i sci p l i nary, g l o b a l stu d i es p ro­

gro u p o f lead i n g com prehen sive

Stud i es .

"We offe r a u n i q u e i n terna­

gra m s in t h e U SA , " said B i l l Teska,

u n ivers i ti e s that grad u ate a su bsta n ­

P LU 's associ ate p rovost. " Fo r de­

t i a l percen tage of stu d e n ts with i n ­

our stu d e nts to be global c i tize n s , "

cades, our fa cu l ty have been com­

tern ati o n a l experi e n ce . "

Teska sai d . " We a r e givi ng o u r stu ­

S h orter study a b road p rograms

" I t i s critical to be p re p ari ng

d e nts the too l s they need to navi­

s o l i d perspectives i n g l o ba l l eam i n g .

have a l so grown d ra matica l l y. Six

gate t h rough a n i nc re asingly

I n s o m e ways t h i s h as c o m e natu­

years ago, t h e re were a cou ple of

i n ter-co n n ected worl d . "

ral ly; i t's a part of o u r heritage . "

i n ternat i o n a l p rograms offered d u r­

A m o n g com para b l e i n stitu­ z

of dis tinction.

stu d i e d abroad, accord i n g to the

m i tted to p rovi d i ng for our stude nts '" a:

PLU's a l r eady strong programs i n

i n ternational education to new levels

the New York-based I n stitute of I n ­ mately 3 pe rce n t of U . S. c o l l ege " P LU HAS H E LD A S P E C I A L P L A C E I N MY

University Presidem Loren ].

Anderson said t h e gift will p ro p el

scholarsh i p when I attended. I

Their d ream and vision has been

A ccord i ng to s u rveys c o n d u cted by

ing-a p rogr a m that will h e l p pro­

lished The Wang Cemer for Interna­

i ng J -Te rm, the J a n u a ry sessio n i n

I n ternat i o n a l stu d e n ts a l so m a ke u p 5 percent of PLU's stu­

tions, P LU is ra n ked seve nth fo r t h e

between semesters. Th is year there

d e n t p o p u l at i o n , c o m p ared with a

perce n tage of grad uates who have

were 1 8 progra ms, sen d i ng stu d e n ts

3 percent average at American u n i ­

to stu d y co m m u n ity d eve l o p m e n t i n

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and envi ro nment. This new genera­

at Wayne State Universi ty, where he

tion of leaders will first and foremost

began h i s teachmg career. Later he

be ambassadors and advocates for a

held p rofessors hips i n mathematics

peaceful and peace-filled world."

and statistics at Michigan State, Iowa

The Wang Center, the first

and Stanford u n iversities. In 1 970, he

named academic center at PLU, will

began a 14-year teaching career in

be fu lly operational fo r the 2002-03

mathematics and national security

academic year. I t will:

affairs at Naval Post Graduate School

Support, coordinate and work to strengthen the u n iversi ty's rich array of internationally focused academic programs and courses.

Organize and focus the u niversity's nationally ranked study ab road programs so that more PLU sponsored o pportuni­ ties will b e offered and more stu­ dents participate.

B ecome a dynamic research in­ stitu te that will support faculty and bring together students and faculty . fo r the exploration of global issues, both historical and contemporary.

Offe r a public education effort that will include regular sympo­ sia and fo rums on campus as well as reports and p ub lications that share, broadly, new insigh ts and findings. Peter, 64, and G race, 63, are

first-generation Americans who are natives of Taiwan and China. They live i n Pebble Beach, Calif., and have three grown children. Peter Wang graduated from PLU with degrees i.n math and physics. He earned a PhD. in probabil i ty theory

EDUCATING A NEW GENERATION: Peter and Grace Wa ng meet with PlU's international education studonts.

i n Monterey, Calif. H e spent much of his academic career teaching half­

vote herself to raising a family and

time and conducting research the

serving as a comm unity vol unteer

a college professor. Living modestly,

other half on projects sponsored by

and philanthropist.

you can only spend so much money.

the defense department to develop

She plays a key role i n the Wang

on was to live o u r lives in the style o f

That enables you to use you r wealth

technological threat fo recasting

fam i ly's highly successful real estate

to make a diffe rence in the world.

methodology used by national secu­

acquisition and management imer­

That is how we were ab le to estab l ish

rity and intelligence research ana­

ests, serving as investment manager

the Wang Center and re:ll i;,e o u r


for a l arge portfolio of real estate,


Wang is tegarded as among the

primarily multifamily complexes.

nation's top researchers i n the use of

"Making money isn't every­

m athematical models and probabil­

thing," Peter Wang said. "One of the

i ty theories for p redicting and assess­

things that Grace aDd I decided early

i ng security threats. I n 1986, he left teaching to es­ tab lish several i n ternational trade business ventures. \Vang also became a h ighly regarded entrepreneur and developer of computer-aided design and compu ter assisted engineering data handling systems. He was the first elected board member represent­ ing academ i a of the national and world com puter graphics associa­ tions. Grace Wang earned her Ph.D. in chemistry, also from Wayne State Universi ty, and was a college profes­


$4 million gift to Pacific Lutheran Universiry to create the \Vang Center for International Programs will give university fac ulty, students and staff a b igger window on the rest of the world. Peter

sor early in her career. She later

\Vang's generoLls gift to his alma mater-one of the largest ever made to

stepped out of the classroom to de-

PLU-is his way of paying a dividend on an i nvestment the un iversity made in him 44 years ago. That's when PLU gave Wang a full scholarship to attend the un iver­ sity. In 1 95 7, university adminis trators took a chance on \Vang, a newly arrived Chinese immi grant with l i m i ted English skills. He didn't let them down. \Vang says his professors recognized his academic potential, encour­ aged him in his studies and gave him hope . Since graduating from P L U i n 1 9 60 , Wang, w h o majored in math and p hysics, has succeeded. notably in a n u mber of diverse, challenging areas. He earned a doctOrate in probab i l i ty theory, became a university p rofessor and developed probability theOly-based threat fo recasting methods for the Defense Department. When Wang left academia in the 1 980s, he started i nternational trading com panies and successfully invested in real estate. Wang's gift will estab lish an endowment allowing the university to significamly strengthen i ts i nternational education p rogram and provide more opportunities for students to study abroad. When the \Vang Center opens next year, it will host public forums and sponsor research on inter­ national issues. Although the center's i n itial focus will p robably be on China and the Pacific Rim, other important areas of the world sllch as the M iddle East could eventually be added..

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Wang's gift i s also timely. Too many A mericans have been oblivious to the concerns and deadly passions that drive the rest of the world. B u t the A CELEBRATION: Peter Wang and President Anderson congratulate Katie Berkedal '03, who spoke at the announcement ceremony. Seated are MaryAnn Anderson and Grace Wang.

events of Sept. 1 1 and their aftennath show that Americans must come out of their shells and develop a deeper understanding o f the forces-both be­

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nign and threatening-swirling beyond our borders. The Wang Center will help deepen that understanding both within the university and beyond the campus in the larger community.

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E u ropean U n ion, U . S . i m perialism or i nternational responses to terro r i s m . I n its f i n a l r o u n d , t h e PLU tea m de­ l'lated a Romanian tea m , a rgu i n g for the opposition on the topic of "Globa l i s m is a masq uerade for cultural i m peria l ism . " " I t was i n terestin g , " Mach said. "It h i g h l i g hted the d i fferent ways we see a nd i n terpret th i n g s in the world . "

" I want to make s u re I'm as good a s I can b e , " Hansen sa i d . " I ' m becom i ng

a better teacher just by going through the p rocess." The School of Education , pa rtnered with severa l a rea school d i stricts, a lso won a substantial gra n t from the Profes­ sional Ed ucator Standards Board to offer a lternative routes for teochers to become certified. The g rant will provide support � --------1 for 29 nontraditional te ach e r candidates sponsored by partner d i stricts to enroll in � i n n ovative p rogra m s at PLU . li It wi l l allow people with degrees i n � t: other fields or those with other school 8 experience to become certi fied teachers 5 by ta king n ig h t and weekend cou rses at t PLU . The g ra n t pa i rs teacher cand idates with mentors and provides fund ing h e l p for students seeking t o teach in a reas where there are shortages, l i ke math a n d science, a n d i n locations where teachers are ha rder to h i re . The g rant will provide help with tuition, stipends Kyle Mach '03 {lEFT} and Adam Holt '04 for st ud ent teachers and mentors.

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Two new g ra nts w i l l help PLU faculty prepare teachers to become nationally recog n ized expert educators and help add ress the teacher shortage. The School of Ed ucation at Pacific Lutheran U n ivers ity won a grant from the Wa shington I n itiative to support Na­ tional Board Certi fied Teachers. Ad minis­ tered through the Office of the Superintendent P u b l ic Instruction and fu n ded by the Gates Foundation, Wash­

i n g ton Mutual and the Stewart Founda­ tion, the g rant provides $46,000 for pla n n i n g starting i n January, fallowed up by a $ 1 84,000 i mplementation grant for the next academic year. "I t h i n k th i s is going to have a greater i m pact on teaching than a ny­ thing else that's come throug h , " said Sue Yer i a n , assista n t professor of education at PLU and p roject manager for the grant. Acco rd i n g to Lyn n Bec k, dean of the School of Ed ucation, the department has been working to find ways to prepare g rad uates a head of time for the national certificatio n . Teachers m ust go through a

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"We want out students and our con­ cepts and our p reparation to work to­ ward that, " Beck said of the Washi ngton I n i tiative grant. "Th is is a wonderful op­ portu nity for u s . " T h e Na tional' Board sta rted i n 1 987 as a way to estab'lish nationa l, teachi ng sta ndards a n d recog n ize educators who exce l l ed . The progra m stresses be i n g reflective a n d thoug htfu l , urg i n g teachers to look at lessons in d i fferent ways. Long before the grant, the School of Ed ucation so ught out nationally certified teachers i n the area for advice i n trying

to a l ig n p rogram s with certification goals in m i n d . " T h e people we're work i n g with are the best teachers i n the state , " Yerian sa i d . "Our stude n ts get the benefit of their expertise. We g a i n a tremendous amount from th i s . " Vic H a n sen '96, w h o teaches fou rth g rade at Brookdale Elementary School i n Spanaway, is applying for certifica­ tio n .





d The PLU yea rbook, Saga, will conclude its run i n the c u rrent for m . At the Decem­ ber meeti ng of the Med ia Board the de­ cision was made to end Saga completely or to convert it to another format that better su its the wants and needs of the students. A survey is being conducted to get more i n fo r m a ti on from the u n iversity com m u n ity. It certa i n ly m a rks the end of an era - this wi l l be the first time i n years that P LU will be wit h o ut a yea rbook .

PLU's Phi losophy Department was represented at t h e 53,d Annual Northwest Con ference on Phi losophy, held in Pullman, October 1 2- 1 3 . presented a paper entitled "Com ing Together, Rema ining Apart: Merleau-Ponty's Reversibility of Flesh a nd Coalition Politics. " presented " After Nietzsche: Possibilities for Moral Reconstruction . " And J , a ph i l o sop h y major, presented

"Aristotle's Argument for Slavery Undermines Itself." Two members of the Geosciences Department attended the recent a n n ual meeting of the Geological Society of America in Bosto n . presented a paper titled "Self-S im ilarity, Repetition and Emphasis on Li nks-A Fractal-Based Model for Undergraduate Cu rricu l u m . presented a paper titled " Lea r n i ng by Discovery in Oceanography. " Whitman also was elected president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers this fa l l . She as­ su med her position at the annual meeting of NAGT, held in conju nction with the annual meeting i n Boston, Nov. 3-8 . H

, associate professor of com mun ications, received the first place award in the open category of the Broadcast Education

Associotion Research Division paper competition. The paper i s a port of Lisosky's research i n "Port of the Solution: Media and Violence Curriculum in Seattle Publ ic Schools." The award recog nition comes with a cash prize and an invitation to present her research during BEA's annual convention i n Las Vegas. The award money wi l l be pre­ sented in Apri l . , history professor, presented a paper at the American Historical Association's a n n ual meeting held i n San Francisco, J a n . 3-6, 2002. His paper was entitled "The Senti mentalization of Adoption: When, Why, How?" , ePLU di rector and assistant professor of busi ness, del ivered a one-day short caurse on "Excellence in Su pply Chain Management" at U n iversity af Maryland on Ja nuary 2 2 . The course was one in the professional development series in E lectronic Products and Systems organ i zed by Un iversity of Maryland's CALCE Elec­ t ran i c Products and Systems Center. Dr. Lee also presented his research paper "Captu ring the Benefits of Disru ptive I n novation in E-Busi ness Su pply Chain Manage­ ment" ot the Internationol Conference on Supply Cha i n Management and I nformation Systems in the Internet Age (SCMIS 200 1 ) on Dec. 1 7- 1 9 i n Hong Kong . During the conference, he a lso visited Hong Kong Productivity Council, Hang Kong Polytechnic

University, and City Un iverSity of Hong Kong . d i stinction that sets PLU apart as the 'first ra n k ' u n ivers ity our fou nders envi­ sioned . " A s a campus com m u n i ty, t h e plan­ ning journey reaches its destination this spring. The F i scal Strateg ies Comm is­ sian will host forums respond i ng to the work of each commission, and the writ­ ing tea m , Paul Menzel, provost, Lyn n Beck, dean o f the School af Educati o n , a n d Patricia K i l len wi l l d raft the PLU

T h e statistics presented i n the De­ cember issue of The Mast show Saga's production costs have been r u n n i ng h igher than budget. The Med ia Board subsidizes a bout two-th i rds of that money, but the yearbook m u s t reco u p more t h a n $ 1 0,000 i n sales revenue. With o n ly 11 5 0 orders p !laced so far this year, and a h istory of m i ssing sales goals, the budget could not be m e t . A l l media i n itially share operating casts. "Saga i s not an isolated issue, " Med ia Board adviser Rick Eastman told The Mast. Every sales dollar not earned by the yearbook must come from some­

where else in student media, such as the student radio and television stations, the literary magazine or The Mast. At last spring's meeti ng of the board, Saga was encouraged to re­ search proposals over the summer and present an action plan for the publ icati o n 's recovery at the December meetin g . No resol ution was reached . The Mast reparted that severa l proposa l s were pulled together, but t h e board was apprehen sive moving forward without more research i n to non-traditional year­ book ventu res. Some of the options that have been suggested lor a year-in-review publica­ tion include a smaller, fulkolor item or a

CD-ROM. The next step w,ill be to decide what the best format will be and who will be in charge of its comp i l ati o n . The PLU Med ia Board consists of student representatives from campus me­ dia, ASPLU, media advisors and u n i ver­ sity staff.




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Th e p u b l ic phase of the PLU 2 0 1 0 long ra nge planning p rocess is near com ple­ tion as the Academic Distinction a n d

NAICU President David Warren

Fiscal Strateg ies Comm issions prepare their final reports. Conversations regard i n g academ ic distinctian are at the center of the current 2 0 1 0 pla n n i ng process. "What has emerged is a set of broadly shared themes, emphases, and v al ue s that will i n form curric u l a r a nd structural decisions a i m ed at making PLU more disti nctive , " said Patricia Kil len, professor of rel igion. "The c h a llenge we face is to move b eyo n d quality a nd even

beyond excellence to true d i stinction;

"Angels in America" is just one of the shows that is part of PLU Theatre's 200 1 -2002 season. This year's line-up will delve primarily into issues of diversity. Read more about it at

20 1 0 long-range plan . T h i s January, a m idst the work o f the PLU 2 0 1 0 p roc ess , the cam pus com mu­ n i ty was fortunate to hear from David Warren, pr e s id ent of the National Asso­ ciation of I ndependent Col leges and U n iversities. Warren shared h i s exper­ tise with a ca m p u s add ress titled, "The New Reality and H igher Educatio n . " "The g reat col l eges d o two things very wel l - they are a n i mated by g reat teachers and they are organ ized around the education of the whole person , " Wa rren sa id. " It str ikes m e that P L U has all the material i n place . "

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NO BARRIERS: JeaneHe Pilgrim (CENTER) with South African students.

hen retired professo r Dr. Walter l-'ilgrim and his wife, Jeanette, left o u th Africa in June after a semester of teaching at a seminary, thei.r students bestowed gifts on them . One is a replica of the humble straw h uts l ived in by many villagers in the area. "I thank God for what I have," it reads. The l-'ilgri ms' five months ofliving, teaching and worship ing with Luth eran Zulus in ru ral South Africa made them grateful for what they have-and what they gained-from their time serv­ ing this poor part o f the world. "These are people who l i terally have no money," Jeanette said as she traced the carved out­ li nes on a wooden box offered to her by a student. "And they wanted to give us gifts." "It's the human relations h i ps that make things worthwhile," Walter Pilgrim said. Pilgri m, who also taught in Namibia while o n sabbatical from PLU several years ago, wanted to continue reaching out i n his retirement. South Af­ rica also has a large Lmheran population-a result o f years o f missionary work in the country. Pilgri m was put in touch with Umph ull1ulo Lutheran Seminary in Mapumulo, Somh Africa-located about two hours fro m D u rban. There they found warm, open students hungry fo r knowledge and strong in faith. They are becom­ ing African Ch ristians, rather than m issionary Christians, Walter said. "They have their own pastors, their own bish­ ops. They're trying to put Jesus in an African

context. They're wo rking hard to translate it into their own culture." Much of their ministry focuses on the ques­ tion: What kind ofJesus speaks to poor? "It is a Jesus who i s a libe rator of the poor, who takes the side o f the oppressed," Walter said. Pilgrim taught courses in the New Testament and the Gospel of John, and Jeanette, who has a master's degree in music and is a longtime ch urch musician, gave church music lessons. When she arrived, she fo und twO p ianos in such disrepair they could not be played. "But the chapel was an acoustical dream and the singing was unbelievable," she said. Villagers sang Lutheran hymns a capella with harmonies like she has never heard, reading hym­ nals that con tained only lyrics and no notes to fo llow. "You'd be amazed," Jeanette said. "The greatest gift the villagers have to offer is their singing." Wh ile there, the Pilgrims lived i n a modest home o n the semi nary campus where they often went without water, and still knew they were living in l uxury compared to villagers, who deal daily with poverty, violence and i.l lness. "We decided we were goi ng to live with them and not p u t any barriers between us," Jeanette said. "We fell in love with the people. It was so hard to leave. " But the Pilgri ms saw up close the dangers and obstacles much of South Africa faces. The cholera and AIDS ep idemics rage, the stinging results o f years of Apartheid remain, and with t h e whites still controlling the land and the marketplace, blacks struggle to find work. Wh i le they see a b righter fu ture ahead for the country as whole, they know the pastors who will come out of the sem inary face a difficult journey. "They will be spending their l ives burying people and taking care o f people and worrying about these orphans," Jeanette said . "I sec these students a s pastors w h o w i l l b e caregivers because of t h e p roblems," Walter said. "But they're well trained and they will be the hope o f this cou ntry."

HUMAN RELAT IONSHIPS: Dr. Walter Pilgrim (FRONT ROW, THIRD FROM RIGHT) says he learned a lot from the faculty at Umphumulo Lutheran Seminary in South Africo, where he taught for a semester.

LEADERS IN FAITH: Noncy Connor (left) and Dennis Sepper (right) welcome to the PLU campus Mork Hanson, new churchwide Bishop of the £lCA.

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s the d i rectors of Campus Ministry, Nancy Connor and Dennis Sepper, the h usband and wife who have offered their talents to dle PLU community as pastors for the last seven years, must take on many roles-spiritually and ad­ ministratively. But they even tually want to be re­ mem bered for their pastoral care. "We want our legacy to be that 'th ey're J USt darn good pastors,'" Sepper says. The programming schedule of a Campus Min­ istry ebbs and flows. Each year unique personali­ ties, needs and wants have to be met specifically. The principles of Lutheran higher education guide Sepper and Connor as they create services to meet those needs. "We operate so that if Nancy and I left tomor­ row, thi ngs would continue on the same path," The pastors, who have no plans to leave PLU, o ffer personal qualities and passions that could not easily be replaced. From mi nistering th rough crises, to the countless weddings they have pe rformed, their p resence at PLU has nurtured the path that Campus M i n istry currently walks. Previously pas­ tors at separate Lutheran congregations, they enjoy the freedom of univers ity l i fe that allows them to try new th ings. Connor is enthusiastic about the "resources for music, s peakers and perspectives" you can find within the community. It is those diverse perspectives that can b ring about challenges and growth. Even when it seems most difficult, they insist o n holding together the diversity of religious expression on campus. Connor tells the community, "there's a place fo r your voice." Sepper stresses the importance of teaching students that con troversial subjects can be strengthen ing to growing faith. "Dialogue helps you solidify you r own views." Both see a great deal of h op e in what the next few years will bring to Campus Ministry at PLU. Techno logy will likely be a part of the fu ture o f the department, with Web site updates and plans for online prayer chains and daily devotiomls. It may also p lay a role in the Eastvold and Tower Chapel restoration in the years ahead. "We're looking forward to the opportunity to help shape what that very special p lace on campus will be l ike," Sepper said.

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shares parenting o f M i randa,

p u t down on paper, tales to tel l .

with her ex-h usband.

I t was d u ri n g the quiet of her babies'

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There has been a renaissance o f Native Ameri­

s l u m b e r that s h e discovered that her medium was

can writers s i nce the '70s, she s ays, but women h ave

poetry, and that the stories s h e fe l t compeJled to

only made their mark in the l as t several years. She believes wo men writers, while focus ing o n the h is­

s h are were her own. "My first love was fiction, but I was writing d u ring nap time and d i d n ' t have time to wri te a whole s tory," said M i randa, an assistant professor

tory and the past, also have a tendency to be more celebrarional, h u manistic and compassio nate. " I t's m u c h more hopefu l," she said. "It doesn't

o f English at PLU. "I started focusing o n diffcrent

s to p loo k i ng at the h i s w ry and the i nj ustices, b u t

chunks, and that's how I became a poet."

it's more cons tructive . "

Some o f those works are inclu ded i n " I ndian Cartography," M i randa's coll ection that won the

She h a s d e a l t w i t h many o f t h e p roblems com­ monly associated with Native Americans: poverty,

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fam i ly dys fu nction, abuse, alcohol, loss o f c u l t u re.

Award. As M i randa p u rsued her writi ng, she also

B u t s h e wan ts to end the " i ntergenerational dys­

d rew strength from reaching out to other Native

function," and reaching o u t with her writing is one

Amcricans t h rough what are often common

step. "I've had experiences that I ' m capable o f writ­

expcrlences. "My l i fe has been an embodiment o f separa­ tion, d ivision, reconciliation, and loss. I am Indian:

I am mixed blood: I am I ndian," she writes i n her

ing ab o u t that will empower other wo men," she said. Her own words are often p ai n fu l : poems de­ p i cting a 7-year-old girl's molestation by her

i n troduction. M i randa, whose late mother was white and

mother's boyfriend, a 1 3-year-old having her long

whose fathe r's fam i l y comes fro m the Esselen and

b l ack hair set on fi re by a school mate who called

C h u mash, both small Cal i fornia tribes, has become

h e r, "Squaw," a wife and mother still trying to

a powerful voice among Native American and

make sense of it all. But they are also hopefu l , as i n t h i s excer p t

wo men wri rers. After teaching pan-rime at PLU while she was p u rs u i n g her docrorate in English at the Un iversity o f \XTas h i ngton, she was h i re d as an assistant pro­ fessor i n the fal l . She speci a l i zes i n women's l i terature, Narive American and ethnic l i terature and creative writi ng. Sbe l ives i.n Tacoma and

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When one of M i randa's sisters brought her book to wo rk, she called later to say that readers were overcome wit.h emotion a t reading what they saw as own s tories . " I w a s able to s e e that this d o e s p romote heal­ ing, " M i randa said. "And that was a real magical lTIOn1ent fo r m.e."


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hen graduation day at PLU comes,

Restaurants l ike �vl arzano, From the Bayou

students scatter to points near and far.

and Tuscany, neighbors on the street, keep a fai r

Some j o i n the Peace Co rps, land jobs

s u pply o f a l u m n i emp loyed a s wel l . Kevin Roy,

in Ncll' York C i ty or are fo u n d just o ff Park Ave nue

owner of From the Bayo u is always p leased to h ave


good emp loyees to h i re from the u n iversi ty. He has

The Garfield S treet neighborhood, j u s t beyond

employed abo u t a half a dozen graduates in the

the shadow of Harstad Hall, has been an i n tegral

res ta u ra n t's fo u r-year history. Marzano's story i s

parr o f PLU fo r many decades. The merchants o n

si m i lar with b o t h s tudents a n d a l u m n i wo rking

t h e s treet provi de a variety of services necessary to


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One o f the newest additions is Garfield Street DVD, owned and operated by Don Jacobson '0 1 . After wo rk i n g a t a n i ndependent fi l m rental store, he saw a fu t u re i n an enterprise he enjoys.


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Choosing a locati on, J acobson reali zed that t h is neighborhood was in need of the service h e could p rovide. "There are no other video sto res near PLU." The week he was contem plating setting-up s h o p a sign pop ped-u p in the Garfield Street w i n dow and


For Sarah C u n n ingham '00, her job at Tuscany

the restaurants, every shop can co u n t Lutes among

the choice was clear. H i s DVD rental and sales store was born. And how's the new b u s iness d o i ng? " Pretty good so far. \Ve' re paying our b i l ls," Jacobson said. Sales and rentals are even better than he expected, which a llows him to b r i ng i n more DVD's without going i n to the red .

see fa mi l i a r faces. "There are a lot of people I

CORNERING THE MARKET: Don Jacobson '0 1 , saw a need for a rental store and opened Garfield Street DVD - a block from campus. "I know a lot o f people aro u nd here and I want to hang aro u nd with people I l i ke," Jacobson ex­ pressed w h i le sitting i n fro n t of the large TV at the counter o f the store. Lu tes who spend time on the street echo his sentiment. J u s t across the stree t, PLU Northwest hosts a variety of events and provides items fro m Scand inavia, the Northwest a n d P L U . S o m e a l u m n i sell t h e i r a r t , i n c l u d i n g J u l i e Ueland '79, w h o re­ t u rned to the neighborhood in order to sign and create works fo r shoppers at an open house j u s t before Ch ristmas.

wo u l d n ' t see if I d i d n ' t wark here," she s a i d , "and leaving this l i ttle nest is really hard." At the Northern Pacific Co ffee Company, fo r­ merly an audio rental store, at the corner o f C Street, tables and posters replace the boxes that used


sit at the store's perimeter. The s hop wel­

comes people to the PLU thoroughfare and keeps inviting them back, even after graduation. S tephen M i nor, the shop's owner, has e m p l oyed many PLU graduates, b u t is pleased that NPCC maintains a loyal fan base w i t h i n the c o m m u n i ty. He notices that alums who s tay i n the area have made only a s l i g h t change-getting thei r regular morning co ffee on their way to work, i n s tead of on the i r way to class .

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Doing a lot witl1. a "Q": PLU Q Club serves school for 30 years Karin Anderson '99

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30 years ago , t wo n e w ly h i red fund-raisers sat down with t h e i r boss to come u p w i t h a new twi s t on annual giving at PLU. David Berntsen '58 and Edgar L arso n '57 j o i ned C layto n Peterson, vice p res i d e n t for d e vel op me n t, in re­ t h i n k i n g fund raisi n g as " fr i e nd " raising and as a result established " Q Club" (a name with surprising origins). " Clay to n Peterso n was among the first u n i ve rs i ty deve l opm e n t pro­ fessionals to understand that our work is a l o t more t h a n j u S t as ki ng

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fo r money," Berntsen said. " H e knew

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that a strategy

that rewarded donors by involvi ng them in the l i fe of the u n i versity in a p e rsonal, m e ani n gfu l way was t he path to s uccess." A t first Q Club focused on rais­ ing " u n testricted" g i fts - g i ft s that were not designated fo r any specifi c

Lau ra Polcyn '75, '79

EARLY DEVELOPMENT: In 1 97 1 Il TO Rj David Berntsen, Edgar Larson, and Clayton Peterson review drawings of the proposed 60-foot Anderson Clock Tower outside the University Center that was erected later that year. The tower was the gift of Herman '3 1 and Vivian Anderson. Today Berntsen and 'Larson continue to serve as develop­ ment oHicers for the university.

p urpose. b u t rather w e n t t o s u p p o r t the u n ivers i ty's g re a te s t

need tn any

given year. "So we decided to lnvite

them all to a ban q ue t once a year where we could

tell them abou t the u n i ver sity, show o ff t h e best of o u r s t ude nts, a n d facu l ty and have them m e e t th e p re s i den t. We called it a gatheri ng o f dedicated fr ien d s ," B ern tse n s aid . Tn its first year, 1 972, the Q C l u b goal was to re c r u i t 100 members. "We ac h i ev e d that goal a n d raised $5 1,000," Berntsen said. " I t g re w each yea.r from then on. The second year we rai s e d

$ 67,000. As time \Vent on we eventually set $ 1 m i l l i o n as o u r goal and we re ached that i n 1 9 9 1 . Then we we n t for 1 ,000 m e m b e rs , then 1,500." Today the group has almost 2,000 members and raises more than $ 1 .3 m i l l i o n a year. Over the years the Q C l u b con­ cept

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money that comes to the group sup­

s r ud e n t sch o lars h ips. Th e b anq u e t has evolved too. It now in­ cludes members of the u n ivers i ty 's L i fe ti m e Givi n g Society and H e r i tage Society. There are nine g iving levels with a minimum c o n tri b ut i o n fo r mem­ bership o f $25 per month ($300 per por ts

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there are members who h ave g i ve n $ 1 00,000 or more to the Q Club endowment. So how did the name "Q Club" o ri g in ate ? At first Berntsen would only laugh. " Ed, Cl ayt o n and I were lo o k i ng for so m e t h ing that would look good on a lapel p in , " Berntsen said. " We wamed it to be a sign of distinction for members to wear the pins i n the cOl11l11 uniC)' and h ave others ask what it

represented. So we choose a "Q" i t looked go o d . " T h e y also thought t h a t t h e " Q " wou ld lo ok go od on certificates that wo u l d stand out o n a member busi­ ness p e rs o n 's wall o r on the desk i n a fac ulty member's office. They thought mayb e a student or parent would see it and ask about the group o f p e o p le that is tr yi ng co h el p PLU. "Then we had to fi gure out what t he "Q" s h o u ld stand for. We ll , 'qual­ b eca u se

ity' o f course," Berntsen sa i d. " S u rely we had a group that would be trying co mai n ta in the academic and sp i ri ­ tual quality of the un iversity with our gi ft s . "Yes, you can do a lot wi t h a 'Q.' And t he word quality j u s t had a good ring to i t. "

Neal Arntson '58

spring c l as s re p rese n t ati ve l e tters will be ar r ivi ng soo n ! This is a great time to join Q C l ub . For a minimum contribution of $25 per month, your gifts to the Q Club p rovide scholars h i p aid to approxi­ mately

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Leaming to settle; Sertl;ng to learn. I LV ta/?e- com muni!;), \ WI a week, PLU sopho­ more James Leh man '04 take� his s tudies down the road fro m campus to Parkland's James Sales Elementary School. There, he and his "Little Buddy," fifth-grader Spiri tWind One Road, read, talk and Lehman helps Spiri tWind with his homework . " It's fun having him around to help," said Spiri tWind. "PLU's done a gteat job setting u p this p ro gram, " said Lehman. "I t's been a great experience working with Spi ritWind. I've learned a lot abour myself, how i t's rewarding to work with kids." Lehman is JUSt one o f dozens of students serving i n the After School Enrichment Program and the America Reads tutoring p rogram. And those programs represent just a fraction of the ways PLU reaches out to the people who make their homes in the university's back yard. An im­ portant part of PLU's mission is edu­ cating for lives of service, and many students, faculty and s taff p u t that into action every day by finding ways to serve their university and their community. PLU students caD participate in either program as a part of their Work-Study e.mployment or as vol­ unteers. ASEP, created in 1983 by PLU education professor emeritus Helmi Owens, matches PLU students with elementa.ty school students. Also known as the " Big Buddy/Little Buddy" program, it gives children a chance to work one-on-one with a PLU mentor. America Reads trains students to go into the classroom to teach first­

th rough third-graders reading skills.

" I t's amazing to see how the PLU students get as much o u t of their service work as the chi ldren they are helping," said Sigrun Freeman, who coordinates programs for the PLU Center for Public Service. "Students end up loving the kids they work with and realizing they can make a difference. They get hooked."

Center for Public Service leads the way Established in 1 993, the Center for Public Service became a natural bridge between PLU and East Cam­ pus, which houses programs offering s ervices ranging from health clinics for babies to continuing education for senior citizens. "We've developed i n to a real link between PLU and the communi ty," said Oney Crandall, director o f the Center for Public Senlice. "Develop­ ing the Center has really allowed us to connect students, staff and faculty with opportun ities to meet needs o n many different levels." East Campus, the former Parkland Elementary School at the corner of Pacific Avenue and 1 2 1 " Street South, houses a coalition o f i ndependent and PLU-run service programs. Three are run directly by PLU: The Marriage and Family Therapy Center, the Wellness Center and Second Wind, which provides continuing education for seniors. The remain ing space is rented co or­ ganizations l i ke the Franklin Pierce School District's Head Start program for low-income p reschoolers. "PLU does a lot more than JUSt rent out space," said Crandall. "East Campus is one of PLU's ways of reach­ ing out to the local community." In addition to its links with East Campus, the Center for Public Ser-

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to he:. nt. "Sigrun, as well as the people she works with, are catalysts to service in the Parkland/Spanaway community," Mach said. "What they do has a sig­ nificant impact."

olunteers grow through giving Crandall believes service, espe­ cially when it is accompanied by de­ liberate, thoughtful ref1ection (often called "service-learning"), creates an immense change in students-espe­ cially in their understanding of, and connection with, the world around them. And s tudents themselves are the best recru iters. Colleen Lorenz '02 and Jenny Peck '04 find opportuni­ ties for those who want to help. They head PLU's student-run Volunteer Center. "The PLU student body is very b usy," said Peck, who is also a resi­ dent assistant. "I t's our job to show them how reward i ng and easy volu n­ teering is." After two years with a Youth Ministry band, Peck came back to continued on. page 12

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for service during courses desig ned to g ive students real-life experience with those they ca n help. Several J-Term courses look a t societal needs both locally a nd abroad. On the first day of JoDee Keller and Gary H iam's Janua ry on the H i l l c l a s s th is winter, students were given bus fa re, and s i m ple d i rection s : see you at Associated M i n i stries in the H i l ltop D istrict of Tacoma in a couple o f hours.



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her job as a way to put her commit­ ment to service learning into prac­ tice. Lorenz and Peck are the perfect mix-both one part attentive listener, one part enthusias tic leader. " I t's been very exci ting to see more and more s tudents, as well as faculty, ge[[ing involved, " Lorenz said. "They are seeing the connection to the community, and the fact they do whact we've done-learn thro ugh work." The Vol unteer Center works as both a resource and leadership o ffice. With more than 100 agencies on file, the Volunteer Center provides infor­ mation about specific volunteer op­ pormnities for smdents, facu lty, and scaff The Center also organizes com­ munity service projects thro ughout the year, including the annual East Campus Christmas Party, which dis-

and played with kids at F i rst Place for C h ildren. Students got many chances to reflect on Keller's theme of service through jour­ nal entries, readings a nd guest spea kers. The end result was an experience Iha t helped students better understand their world - a nd the i r role i n it. It's not sup­ posed to be a sad experience, l i ke m a ny expect in the beg i n n i n g . "Students f i n d t h e experience to be both fun and exhaustin g , " Keller said of her J-Term class. "The goal with this class i s that they have an experience that touches them, and g ives them a n u nder­ sta n d i ng of what it means to make service a part of your l i fe . " Farther away, sociology professor Kay McDade is a lso helping dispel myths in her J-Term 2002 class, Sociology in J a m aica, where students went to the country and learn how race, ethn icity, gender and social class i m pact people's l ives. They visited "squatter" c o m m u n ities and ghettos and l ived with Jama ican fa m i l ies dea l i ng with economic and fam­ ily challenges. McDade d id n ' t focus her students just on poverty, but o n the Jamaican society as a whole. Students came to appreciate reggae and Rastafarianism; exa m i n ed social institutions, l i ke the government, the econ omy, schools and c h u rches; vis­ ited m useum s and m o n uments; a n d meet Jamaican " h igg lers" who fi l l the streets selling fruits, vegeta bles, and other lo­ cally m ade products. "Students come to understand the complications of poverty beyond the negative stereotypes," McDade said . "Poverty happens to hard-working, good citizens. "

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during "Talk Time," held at the Family Investment Center in Tacoma's Sali.han neighborhood.

tributes gifts to abou t 1 40 children from low-income families. "This is the only present many of these children will have," Freeman said at the most recent party. "Many of these families can't afford Christmas." The Volunteer Center also runs the Vol unteer Fair, held in early Sep­ tember, which brings between 3 0 and 50 agencies to campus to recrui t stu­ dents. Into the Streets, held laIer that same month, sends students into the community to work for a day. H un­ ger and Homelessness week, held in mid-November, provides educational awareness of poverty issues through forums and other campus activities. Early this month, the Center spon­ sored Service in Action week. The week of various service activities cul­ m inated i n ARROW day, a carnival­ like event that raises money for one

specific local agency. This year, t h e Children's M useum of Tacoma ben­ efited. "\Ve're trying to show s tudents that there are a lot of rewarding vol­ unteer opportunities all year long that don't take a huge time commit­ ment," Peck said. "Everyone is work­ ing together to get the message out that community service is an i mpor­ tant and rewarding activi ty," Peck said. C randall said volunteers get as much-or more-out of giving their time as the recipients of their help. "Service is a part of PLU's way of thinking, and i t's rewarding to see so many of PLU's people serving the community," Crandall said. "It's a profound way to bener understand others, and to bener u nderstand you rself. "

Alums fmd politICS is the way to serve evin Wimsett ' 9 6 grew up in the Parkland/Spanaway area, then stayed local and went to PLU. G iven that, he finds his cu rrent position representing the Parkland/ Spanaway area as District 3 Pierce County Councilman a perfect j ob. " It's the neatest thing to directly represent the place I grew up-to see the problems and work toward solu­ tions," \Vimsett said. His i n terest i n poli tics blos­ somed when he was at PLU and started volunteering for local poli ti­ cal campaigns. "I recommend volunteering for campaigns-not just people in h is­ tory or poli tical science, but anyone in any major," Wimsett said. "It gives you a great sense of the challenges in the community. I've lived around this area for a long time, but I learned a lot of new things by work­ ing in local politics." Classmate Calvin Goings '95 helped persuade Wimsett not to wait to pursue his i n terest in politics . While still at PLU, Wimsett ran for and was elected fire commissioner, a posi tion G oings held from the age of 18 until 1 9 9 7, when h e became Washington's youngest state senator. Goings received one of PLU's O ut­ standing Alumnus Awards in 2000. After graduating, Wimsett worked as a high school history teacher until he was elected to the Pierce County Council in 2000. Wimserr works beside G oings, who now is the District 2 County Coun­ ci lman. He also volunteers with the Spanaway Lions Club, the C h amber of Commerce and his church.


"I learned from my parents that the community you grow up in gives you so much, that you have a respon­ sibility to give back," Wimserr said. "There seemed to be this same expec­ tation of service at PLU-from friends like Calvin ro the administra­ tion to my teachers. They made you understand [he rewards of commu­ nity service." When asked about his favorite professors at PLU, Wimsett is reluc­ tant to narrow it down. He cites teachers like Wallace Spencer in po­ l itical science and Beth Kraig in history fo r not only teaching h i m facts, but also helping inspire his interaction with the university and the comm unity. " I t was great being around them. They really encouraged stu­ dents to take the skills they learned, and go o u t and help people in the community, " Wimsett said. "You J US t felt their passion." He now finds that same rela­ tionship with PLU President Loren Anderson, with whom he works on community issues. "Dr. Anderson, as well as PLU, don't j us t emphasize community service with what they say, but they back it up with what they do."

ALUM LEADERSHIP: Catvin Goings '95 (FAR LEFT} and Kevin Wimsett '96 (FAA RIGHT] a re PLU alums serving their community as Pierce County Councilmen; pictured with fellow Council members Harold Moss (LEFT MIDDLE) and Pat O'Mal ley.

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ne year after com piling a 26- 1 0 record and winning their 1 5 t h Northwest Conference championship in the past 16 seasons, the 2002 Lutes hope to add to the outstanding tradition synonymous with Pacific Lutheran softball . T h e Lutes g o into t h i s season with e i g h t posi­ tion starters returning from the 200 1 team that lost i n the regional champ ionship game by one run in extra i n nings. Many of the returning players for the Lutes have posted nu mbers that are amo ng the best in the conference, region and nation, as well as in PLU histo ry. In add ition to the traditio nally difficult North­ wes t Conference schedule, the Lutes will be traveling to the Los Angeles area over Sp ring Break to take o n opponents Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental. These games against West Region opponents, in addition to the conference results, are importan t in determining possible berths i n the national playoffs. In three previous years as a NCAA Division fII member, the Lutes have been a national tou rnament qualifier, twice reac hing the regional titie game. Another ex­ citing aspect of the upcoming season is that all but three schools are being played on the Lutes' home field.

Senior Melissa Korb is a three-time fll"s t team all-conference p i tcher and has also earned all-re­ gion and All-America honors in previous years. Korb, who holds the school record wi th an average of 9.9 s trikeouts per game, ended the 200 1 season with a 1 0-4 record, 1 .63 ERA, and 109 strikeouts in 94 i nn ings. Her career numbers are astounding with a 48-8 record, 1 .02 E RA and 9 . 3 strikeouts per game. Offensively, Korb has hit over .300 each of her three previous seasons, including a .324 average with two home runs and 24 RBI last year. Sopho­ more Jewel Koury had an outstanding freshman season with an 8-4 record and 2.25 ERA. Offen­ sively, she hit .39 I with 20 runs, 36 hi ts, three home runs and 22 RBI to earn second team All-America honors. Korb and Koury will be taki ng the bulk o f t h e p i tching load for the 2002 season. Sophomore Sara Shideler m ay see some action o n the mound this year as well.

The catcher position has a good mix of experi­ ence and youth ful talent. Shannon Fritzke had a solid junior year, h i tting .397 with six: home runs and 30 RBI . S he earned first team all-conference and all-region honors for the third consecu tive sea­ son. In 2000, she was named the NCAA Division III Catcher o f the Year and firs t team All-American after h i tting .5 10. Sophomore Resa Lee will spend more time behind the plate in the u pcoming season and will add another powerful bat to the l i neup. Adding excellent depth at this position are fresh­ men Mary Jo Marquardt, Claire Barr and Stacie Wyman.

The left sid.e of the infield will be filled by jun­ iors Jenny Ferries and Alicia Guerrero. Ferries earned 200 1 NWC firs t team all-conference honors after h i tting .339 with fou r homers and 32 RBI, and she will start at shortstop for the third s traight year. Guerrero, one of the qu ickest players in the

ON THE MOUND: PLU softball catcher Shannon Fritzke '02 and pitcher Melissa Korb '02

conference, showed continued improvement at third base last year after moving over fro m second base. G u errero h ad a .3 1 6 batting average, 32 runs and seven stolen bases last year, and could exceed those n umbers this season. Shideler will try to top last year's fielding percentage of . 9 8 9 and her offen­ sive contribution of . 287. She should s h ow imp roved power numbers i n 2002. Add ing more

[Jut these factors together, add in new assistant coach Carli Rasmussen, a former Pacific Lutheran all-conference ou tfi elder, and the ingredients seem to be in place for continued PLU softball excel­ lence.

depth to first base and added power at the plate is freshman Kristin Petersen. Freshman Andrea Wells will most l i k ely hold down the second base position with her strong fielding skills and speed both on the field and o n the bases.

Last season's starting centerfielder, McKenna Dotson, will be missed, but she was the only 200 1 starter who graduated. The Lutes return wi th a pair of starters in the ou tfield. Senior Irene Bryant, one of the team captains along with Fritzke and Ferris, hopes to retllrn to the form that earned her firs t team all-conference honors in 2000. Sophomore Kelsey Palaniuk gears up for her second season wi th the Lutes after a promising freshman year in which she hit .307 with eight doubles and also p layed solid defense. Senior Jacy James is another candidate for a starting ou tfield position, and she has proven her ability at the plate primarily as a designated player and pinch hi tter. Return ing to the team, but a newcomer to the ou tfield, is sopho­ more Renee Clark. Clark made the move from infield and wil l compete for playing time in the outfield as well as continuing to lise her speed as a p inch runner. Among the talented newcomers with a shot at a starring spot are freshmen Jackie Nuechterlein, Ally Mrachek and Claire Barr. Nuech terlein has shown great speed and a strong arm during pre-season. M rachek who also played this fall for the PLU volleyball team has excelLent speed, whi le Barr joi_ned the team i n January after transferring from College of the Siskiyous.

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cheduled [0 meet on t h e P L U campus i n September, t h e Alumni Board moved i ts fall meeting [0 Jan. 1 9-20, due [0 the tragic events of September 1 1 . Board President, Becky (Nauss) B u rad '74 began the winter meeting of the board by expressing her appreciation for the members of the A l u m n i Board and Alumni and Parent Relations s taff. She reflected on the reasons the meeting was moved from September [0 January and emphasized the importance of board mem bers' relationships [0 one an­ other and [0 Pacific Lutheran University. I t was Becky's first meeting as p resident. She brings 12 years of Alumni Board experience, and cur­ rently serves as a member of the PLU Board of Regents. In addi tion, three new m em bers were welcomed: Al D ungan '59, Minneapolis, Minn.; Dave Johnson '74, Orange, Calif.; and Christine Tye ' 9 1 ; Portland, Ore. Several new co mmittees have been formed and have begun their work on behalf of the alumni of PLU. The Volunteer Committee chaired by Clarene (Osterli) Johnson '56, and the Alumni Programs/Education co mmittee chai red by Al Dungan '5 9 have recently held their inaugural meetings. Board members heard a preliminary report on the fi ndings of an Alumni S urvey that was conducted by the PLU student chapter of the Ame rican Marketing Association on behalf of the Alu m n i Office, the Devel­ opment O ffice, the President's Office and University Commu nications. This fal l 5 ,000 randomly chosen alumni were mailed a s urvey designed to determine how well PLU nurtures its relationships with alumni. I n addition, a summary of t h e results of a "travel opportunity" su rvey, rhat is permanently posted o n the alu m n i Web site (, was shared. The results of both su rveys will be p u blished in the not [00 distant fu ture. Because the board met on Saturday and Sunday, they had the p rivilege of participating with University Congregation. The spring meeting of the Alumni Board will be held April 1 9-20 on the PLU campus.

res his fall, the Football Lu tes found themselves once again involved in the NCAA-II I National Championship To nament. The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations [Ook the opportunity [0 gather alumni, parents and friends at pre-game functions in both Spokane and in Fargo, N.D. The trip to Fargo de­ veloped when i t was learned we would again be matched in the second round of the tournament with the St. John Johnnies from Collegeville, Minn. Winter storms forced the organizers [0 look for alternatives to the Johnnies home field and booked the FargoDome. As would be the "l uck of the Lutes" the executive d i rector of the Fargo Dome is PLU alum, Paul Johnson '76. Paul and his staff were instrumental in hosting the game and our pre-game b runch attended by approxi mately 1 25 Lute fans.

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t ar acific Lutheran University alumni, parents, and friends, are invited ro attend PLU Alumni College 2002, at the renowned O regon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Traveling with the group to lead group discussions wiLl be PLU faculty member Philip Nordquist '56, and ac­ tor Matt Orme '86. The group will leave on F riday morning, J uly 19, and travel in style on a deluxe coach bus, fully­ equipped with air conditioning and televisions. Once in, participants will enjoy staying at the comfortable Windmill Inns of America. Each room is standard with a k i tchen, as well as use of the swi mming pool, ftmess room, tennis courts, complimentary guest bicycles, and a courtesy s h u ttle directly ro the Oregon Shakespeare Plaza. Experience the magic of three plays by William Shakespeare: "As You Like I t," "Macbeth," and "The Winter's Tale," with the opportu n i ty ro add a per­ fo rmance of the current Broadway h i t, "Noises Off." Also participate in a backstage to ur, taking a peek at what happens behind the scenes. The group will return to PLU the afternoon of Monday, J u ly 22. Linl.ited seats-call the Alumni O ffice at 800ALUM-PLU fo r a registration brochu re today!

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UtJd�r cdch )'car is listed th(.ll group's official Class Rl! or Representatives (CR). lftherc isn�t a n,�m(' underyour gradltdtion year; 11MiIL a good ell., call 1 -800-;\f.UM-PLU or e-mail alm" ni0pli<.edu.

that means there im 'I a designated CR. 1fyou would like to represent your class, or knolV somCUllt'

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Other cI.wes with CWs ,, " e:

1935 jlme! I(u"beck, 1936 \Iolly (Nm-by)

1956 Ciar",,' (Oskrli) jolmsv" an d (;in 11Y (Grahn) Haugen, 1961

Gra nde, 1938 Stan \Fillis, 1940 Lll ella Toso johnsvn, 1946 Isabel (Harstad) Watnes.<, 1947 Gerald Lid..-, 1949 Luther Wathness, 1 953 Ron I.erch, 1966jack Oliver, 1969 Rose (Lanes) Std"er, 1972 P"" ,e/" (Wech) Russell, 1 979 David and Teresa (Hausk.en) Sharkey

volunteering, crafts, traveling a n d h e r grandch ildren. S h e w a s a Shirley (Hecht) Glassen d i ed on

Aug. 3 . During Wo rld War I I , Shirley ta ught at the American School in the Panama Canal Zone, where she met and married her husband, C o l . Chester Glassen. T h ey lived i n New Canaan, Cann . , and Overjise, Belg i u m . After her husband passed

member of Zion Lutheran C hurch , t h e Meri dian Garden Club and H i g h l i n e Reti red Teachers. Delores is survived by her husband of 45 years, Spencer; san, Erik; da ughter, 'S I, ; and twa

Robert Crumbaugh died on Dec.

and Paul; th ree grandchildren; and

1 8 . Befare PLU, Robert served in the Navy d u ring Warld War II aboard

herself to charitable works. In 1 99 3 ,

the USS Massachusetts. After PLU, he began h i s teach i n g career at

C R : NORENE ISKllBREDLI GULHAUGEN Wesley Hillman d i ed on Dec. 1 7 .

After one year at PLU, Wes valu nteered to serve in the Navy i n 1 9 44 a n d earned battle stars far cambat in the Phili ppi nes and O k i nawa d u ring World War II. He was hon orably d i sch arged i n 1 9 46 and returned to PLU to earn a bachelors deg ree in education i n

Quilcene (Wash . ) and Arlingtan (Wash.) High Schools. He also warked as a teacher and a d m i n istra­ tor at Everett (Wash . ) High Schaal

brather, Roger Bakken '6 1 . He

was preceded i n death by h i s son, Greg . La i s resides in Pullm an, Wash.


a n d Everett Cam m u n i ty Callege before retiring from a 3 8-year career

Irene (Nilsen) Hultgren died on

in educati o n . I n retirement, Rabert

Tacoma General and Mary Bridge

founded the EvCC Retiree Associa­ tian and enjoyed serving as president far many years. Robert is

Hospitals for 2 0 years. While she was at Mary Bridge, she n u rsed a

s u rvived by his wife of 50 years, Beverly (Enger) ' 5 4; two

Nov. 1 5 . Irene warked as a n u rse at

bay wha hod been badly i n j u red. On her day aff, a substitute nurse i ntroduced herself and the patient

da ughters, Jan and Sue; and four

said, "No! You're not my n u rse!"

grandchildren .

After several assurances that she was, h e said, "No, I want the n u rse wha warks far God ." Irene's husband, Ken, established the Irene at PLU . She is survived by her husband; daughters, Gretchen Houck and Rebecca Ness; sons, Cha rles,


1 95 5 . Wes was a teacher far 3 6 years, a member a f Toastmaster's Internati a n a l , and en joyed golfi ng,

Carl Lennard "Len" Nelson d i ed

his master's degree fram Washington

Matthew and Ken J r. ; and e i g h t

writing poetry and sing i ng i n his c h u rch c h o i r. He i s su rvived by h i s

State Un iversity. H e began teaching a t Clover Park H i g h Schaal and then

Allen Wahl reti red i n J u n e from

wife Lorra i n e; two s o n s , Gory and Daniel 'SO; th ree daughters, V i k k i , D e b b i e a n d K a r i n ; a n d seven grandchildren.

transferred to Lakes H i g h School after it opened. He was alsa a golf coa c h . When Len retired he began working at PLU, contri b u t i n g to the

Narway Evangel icol Luthera n C h u rch i n Wind Lake, Wis. He served six parishes over 3 8 years. Allen and h i s w i fe, Gretchen, moved to

math deportment and cam m u n ity. He is su rvived by his wife of 45 years,

Mad i so n where h e i s serving o n i n terim m i n istry i n Janesville, W i s .

Suzonne (Skubinna

They have faur grandc h i l d ren.

an Dec. 1 9 . After PLU, Len received


daughter, Teri Gunsouls 'S9, '9S; Donald "Gene" Strand ness died

o n Jan. 7 . After PLU, Gene received his doctorate degree in 1 95 4 fram


Duane Thompson and Judit h Miner

were married an June 2 at Our

his research in peripheral vascular d isease and the use af noninvasive

Savior's Lutheran C h u rch i n Camdentan, Ma. D u a n e i s a retired

diagnostic techn iques. Gene

ELCA pastor, serving as i n terim

received many awards i nc l u d i n g an Honorary Doctarate degree from Lund Un iversity in Sweden, and the D i stinguished A l u m n i award from

pastar at Christ Lutheran Church in Stover, Mo. J u dith is reti red from IBM.

time he enjoyed tennis, reading and spen d i n g time with his family. He CR: CAROL (BOnEMILLERI GELDAKER AND HELEN UORDANGERI NORDQUIST

a n d many medical associations.

Spencer Aust died on Oct. 1 6 .

Robert Hoglund died on Oct. 1 0 .

Befare caming to PLU, Robert commanded o n a m b u l a nce u n i t in E u rape d u ring World War I I . After PLU, he was a teacher a n d adm i n i strator for the Franklin Pi erce School D i strict and retired after 30 years of service. He was also very active in com m u n i ty service and assistance to family and friends.

After PLU, Spencer served in the Army as a cryptographer. After the Army, he lived i n the San Francisco Bay area and worked in automobile sales and other busi ness e n terprises. Spencer enjoyed flying his own Bonanza ai rplane and was on avid sparts cor enthusiast. He was also an active member of Menlo Pork Presbyterian C h u rch where he served as deocan and was a ded icated member of the Chancel C h o i r. Spencer was preceded in death by h i s parents and is survived by his si ster, Renee.

Robert enj ayed carpen try, gardeni n g a n d sport fis h i n g . H e was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church i n Tacoma . Robert i s survived by his wife, Irene; daug hters, Ingrid and Kathryn; a n d san, Robert. Delores (Wallen) Wivag d i ed an July 27. Delores retired i n 1 989 after 3 0 years of teaching in the Seattle

and Highline school districts. In retirement, she en joyed garde n i n g ,

What's Best For Yo u , " "Utilization Revi ew, A-H ow-To-Guide," and "Strategic Human Resource CR KATHY ITAYlORI EDLUND

Plan n i n g . " Rick and h i s wife, Claudio, w i l l finish a book this year

Robert Meade d ied on Oct. 2 1 .

about total compensation.

Robert worked 35 years far the federal govern ment at the Strategic Wea pons Facility i n Ban gor, Wash . , a n d the Naval U n dersea Worfore

player, most recently a t Treasure Volley (Ore.) C a m m u n i ty College where he coached for eight years. When ather coaches began a s k i n g for a few caaching pointers, D e n n i s decided to g a t h e r i deas from coaching lectures that he attended during his coac h i n g days ta create

1 CR: LEO ElIASON AND DIXtE MAnHAIS Kent TeKrony reti red

after 32 years of fly i n g w i t h Western/Delta A i rli nes. He cam m u ted for 1 0 years to Del ta's Salt Lake City base where he retired flying the Baeing 767. Kent is living in San Carlas, Calif.


E n g ineering Center in Keyport,


' 7 1 , ' 77 , has a new positian as president af Jericho National Galf Club i n New Hape, Po. He and his w i fe, Linda

Lesley; two daug hters, We ndy and Pi per; and twa grandc h i l dren. Jomes Taylor died on Nov. 1 6 . Jim

was a teacher in the Puya llup Schaal District for 33 yeor,. He came to PLU i n 1 99 8 to teach fresh m a n English as a n adj unct faculty member. Jim loved l i terature and poetry and was a published paet. H i s community i n valvement i n cluded playing drums with lacal bonds, working with Migrant Min istries and helpi n g at the Puyallup Faod Bon k . He was also a member of the Puyallup Un ited Methodist Church .

James Berentson retired after 39

years in the m i n istry. He was most


'73), announce the birth

of their grandson, Jardon Abraham, an May 1 0 . Sheryl Nelson retired from 3 0 years of teaching i n J u n e 200 1 . S h e

w a s at Beacon School i n Montesana, Wa s h . , the last 26 years. Kenneth Doggett is the vice

president af news-ta lk and sparts progra m m i n g at Citadel C a m m u n ico­ tions Carporation in Bend, Ore . , where h e pragrams 3 3 radio stations nationally. Kenneth and his wife,

CR: PEGGY OGDEN-HOWE Fred Eaton retired from h i s position

as CEO a t Bannack Regional Medical Center i n Pocatello, Idaho. H e was i n hospital a d m i n i stration far 35 years. He and his wife, Karen, live in Greenbank, Was h .


Karen, l i ve on a golf course near Bend and enjoy fish i n g , h i k i n g and biki n g .

1 CR NtKKt MARTIN Abdullah EI-Kuwaiz received the 2 0 0 1 Lifetime Achievement Award

fram the Arab Bankers Assaciatian of Narth America (ABANA) . T h i s award i s ABA NA's h ighest honor and is conferred a n n ually upan business a n d finance leaders whose outstanding achievements have

Gail worked as a legislative assistant to the late Senator Milton Yo ung i n Wosh i n g tan D . e . S h e then returned to North Dakata to beg i n her study

made i m portant contributions to the Arab warld and to US-Arab busi ness

of cansultotive and depth psych ol­

Development Bo nk i n Jeddoh, Saudi Arabia.

ogy, ea r n i ng a moster's degree from the University of Narth Dakota ( U N D) and a P h . D . fram the Field i ng Insti tute, Santa BarbarQ, C a l i f . She practiced psychalogy in Narth Dakota far 2 0 yeors, ta u g h t a t U N D , a n d ran i t s counseling center for several years. At the time of her death she was an adjunct prafessor at the UND School of Medicine. Ga i l cantin ued her studies i n J u ngian psychology a t the e . G . Jung Zurich. She faunded the Touch of Earth Educational' Prog ra m , cam b i n i ng psychology, l i f e , and t h e a r t s . S h e kept active as a singer, pian ist, and bassoonist e n d was the lyricist for several musicals, i n cluding "Dakota Dream" and "The E m p i re Builder." Gail also had an interest i n t h e psychalogy o f pilats and the i r tra i n ing and was active i n the formation of the P i lot Training Program at the John D . Odegard School o f Aerospace Sciences at U N D . Gail was preceded in death by her moth er, Pearl Gilseth Roen; her brother, Dr. William Roen; and her san, Roen Hape Radiant Peorsan. She is s u rvived by her father, Leland Raen, a n d two

and finance. Abdullah is currently the executive d i rector of Islamic

1 C R : DAVE JOHNSON Virginia (Shove) Lewis received a

2 00 1 Nursi n g Excellence Award far clin ical care from Nu rseWeek magazine. Virg i n i a is a n u rse pract itia ner in the Diabetes Care Center at the Un iversity of Wos h i ngtan Medicol Center i n Seattle. Leo Keenan has a new position as

completed his a d m i n i strative


internship and coached faotball, basketball and the boys and g i rl s track teams. Tom Heavey was ca'lled to active

Rick Johnson recently completed

the sixth e d i tion of h i s book,

recently the seniar pastor at Our

"Flexible Benefits, A-How-To-Guide . "

Saviour's Lutheran church in

He is a l s o president a n d founder a f

F i rst published i n 1 98 6 by the Internatianal Foundation of E m ployee


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duty i n the U . S . Coast Guard


A USCG reservist for 1 8 years, Tom is the seniar yeoman in a joint Navy­


(USCG) after the events of Sept. 1 1 .

Coast Guard harbor defense cammand u n i t . I n late Novem ber, Tom was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal far his

Pamela (Fry) Strong and her




Richard Hagerty currently serves

on the board of the Modesta (Cal if.) Salvation Army, on t h e National Advisory Board of the Solvation


athletic di rector at Eatonville (Wash.) H i g h Schoo l . He was previously at F i fe (Wash .) H i g h School were he

t,he U n iversity af Dubuque, Iowa.


Army a n d on the Board a f D i rectors for Overseas Council I n ternati o n a l .

Bremerton, Wash., where he served for 1 2 years.

Ronold Larson

leadership and work prepa ring and campleting the call ta active d u ty of h i s reserve unit.

John Stewart has a new pasi t i o n as

vice president for academic affairs at



Wa s h . H e is s u rvived by his wife,

I n stitutes i n Houston, New York, and

was a member of the Central Pork Ten n i s Club, Bellevue Athletic Club,

g randch i ldren .

O n tario, Ore . , area. H e is an experienced basketba l l coach and

the clinics.

both PLU and the UW. In h i s lei sure

'SS, and Sandra; and nine

Dennis Ross recently offered free

coaches of youth programs in the C R : PHYLLIS GRAHN CARROLL


three other books: "Flexible Benefits,

Gail Roen d ied on J u ly 6. After PLU,

teachers, pa rents, and volunteer

c h a irman of the Vascul a r Deportment at the UW. He was alsa known ,for

d a u g h ters, Tracy Stierle 'S2, Jill

FEMA board.


coaching clinics to school coaches,

vascular surgeon a n d served as

Gene is su rvived by his wife, Edith (Olund ' 5 5 ) i san, Erik lS I ;

grandc h i l d re n .

sans, Drew 'SI and Kurt 'S6, '95; six grandchildren and three great­

the U niversity of Wa s h i n gton (UW), where he also d i d h i s med ical residency. H e was a well-known

Benefit Plans, this book conti n ues to be a best seller. He has also written

H u l tgren Scholars h i p N u rsing Fund

1 94 8 a n d a master's degree i n


Medical Missions P h i l i ppines a n d cha i rman of t h e Sta n i s laus Cou nty

H i g h l i ne, Seattle, Ritzville and Monroe. He was a n active member of Peace Lutheran Church in Monroe,


Canaan in 1 97 8 , where she devated

Paul, To m , and Mark, s i x grandchil­ dren and three g reat-grandchildren.

Harold was a teac her for 34 years i n Washington state schools at

and the Monrae Lion's C l u b . Harold i s su rvived by his wife of 42 years, Lois (Erekvam) ' 5 S ; sons, David

Sandra Bohman

away, Shi rley returned ta New

she returned t o the Northwest and settled i n U niversity Place. She i s survived b y h e r four sans, R i chard,

Harold Bakken d i ed on A u g . 1 9 .

Helen-Joanne (Enger) Olsen,

youngest son, Andrew, moved from their hobby form into town ( B i l l i ngs, Mon t . ) . Andrew then left for college in the fall and Pamela is ta king two classes at her church's B i ble institute.

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Terry Teigen began his new

Kent Olson participated i n the

position as Pastor a t Admiral U n i ted Churc h of Christ in West Seattle i n

search and rescue effort after the

December. He w a s previously at Normandy Pork (Wash . ) U n i ted Ch urch of Chri st. H i s wife, Martha (Simpson '75), is a teacher/ spec i a l i st for the H i g h l i n e School District in B u rien, Was h .

collapse of the World Trade Towers in New York C i ty. He and h i s dog, Thunder, are vol u n teers for the Puget Sound FEMA tea m . Kent is a forensic therapist at Western State Hospita l . He a n d h i s w i fe, Barb, live i n lakewood, Was h .

Virginia Witt Abbott a n d her

Dar<y (Berube) Johnson is a

husband, Albert, have moved bock to the Northwest with their two c h i ldren, Ani kka a n d Tu ri. They look forward to rec on necti ng with old

p r i n c i pal at EverTrust Asset Management, a new subsi diar y of

friends a n d associates.

Mike Stork i s a first-grade teacher at Artondale Elementary School in Gig Harbor, Was h . He was chosen for the summer 200 I research tri p aboard the NOAA ship, Townsend Cromwe l l . With eight other scienti sts, he soi led for seven days from Honolulu to the swordfish grounds off the coast of Kana, Hawa i i . They studied the m i g ratory hab its of b i llfish . Mike's daughter, Rachel, will graduate from PlU i n May with a degree in education.

EverTrust F i nancial Group i n Seattle.




Glen Dunham and h i s w i fe, Gloria, an nounce the adoption of Selena Keziah, 6, and Daniel Kaleb, 4, i n August. They join Kari, 1 8, Erik, 1 6, Isok, 1 3 , and Joshua, 1 0. Glen is a reseorch scientist at Pacific Northwest Notional laboratory in Richland, Was h . Gloria i s a mental health counselar for the deaf.

Tom Hansen i s th e reg i onal d i rector for Alaska Young life.

Christina (Remington) Gordon C R GARY POWElL

Rick and Valorie (Andersen) Wigen relocated to the South Shore area of Massachusetts. They are enjoying their time exploring New England. R i c k is the merchandising manager for Tweeter, I n c.

Janet (Olson) Paetel joined Benton (Wash.) PUD as the manager of

died an Oct. 1 6 . After PlU, C h ristina earned a moster's degree in secondary a d m i n i stration from Western Was h i n gton U n iversity i n Bel l i n g h a m . She married Ma rtin Gordon i n 1 9 8 3 , and they settled i n Mount Vernon, Wash., where she tau gh t school. She e nj oyed gardening and reading and was a member of Volley Friends Church. Christina i s survived by her h u sband;

accounting in September. She was

dau ghte r, Meaga n ; a n d son, Jeremy.

p rev i ou sl y the f i n a n ce manager for the City of Kennewick, Wash . , for 1 7 years. Jonet ond her doughter, Bri ttony, 1 0, l ive in Kennewick.

Jackilyn Kemmish has owned and

Craig Fouhy was promoted in

o p erated on adult fa m i ly home for

the pasl 2 - 1 /2 years. She previously worked i n su rgery, including open­ heart surgery, for th ree years.

September to m a i n sports onchor and sports d i rector at ABC-TV i n Phoen i x . He w o s p rev io usly the morn i n g news a nch or . His son, John, is ap plying t o P l U f o r fal l 2002. J o h n

Sandra Walker Warde is a

is a scholar athlete finalist f o r the

Base i n Cope Cod, Moss . , in

Western Washington Notional Football Foundation a w a rd . H e i s

l ieutenont colonel in the U . S . Air Force. She assumed com m a n d of the 253,d Combat Communications


Mark Tengesdal is assista n t

Judy Carlson Hulbert recently directed a ploy at

First lutheran C h u rch in Tacomo. Judy also wrote the ploy.

Ellen Worlund h as been a c l i n ical pha rmacy spec i a l i st i n the pediatrics and newborn intensive core unit at Hennepin Cou nty Med ical Center in M i n neapolis fo r five years. She earned board certification from the Board of Pharm a c eu t i c al Specialties i n the areas of pharmaco-therapy and nutrition support pharmacy. .. ...

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Cory Heins joined World Con cern 's relief project in Afg h a n i sta n i n

December. H e was th e Afg han d i stribution coord i nator, responsible far prov i d i n g logistical support and assisting i n the d i stribution of food and emergency supplies i n the northeastern provinces of Ta khar and Badaks h a n . One of the first projects he coord i na ted was the d istri bution of 5,000 pa irs of children's boots

professor o f fi nance a t Texas Woman's University i n Denton.

B ret Burkholder a n d h i s wife a nnounce their adoption of Emma li, on Aug. 1 5 . She was born in C h i n o on August 30, 2000. Emma j o i n s san Ryan, I I .


Linda (Tingelstad-Carlson) Davis was asked to help develop and form on art commission for the C i ty of Blai ne, M i n n . She is also instrumen­ tal in organizing a suburban city art commission where all smaller cities around the Minneapol is/St. Paul metra region can shore ideas and i nformatio n . Recently her art was featured on the front page of the newspoper, Blai ne/Spring lake Park life. lindo's art hangs in private collections i n California, Colorado, Florida, Hawa i i , New Mexico, M i n nesota and New Zealand.

and shoes to boys a n d girls between


the ages of 3 a n d 1 4 . Cory's

Kenneth Colburn d ied on Oct. 1 3 .

and development began when he traveled to Cam bod ia in the ea rly '90s. Over eight years, he funded and participated in the construction of 1 72 wel ls, providing clean drinking water to thousands of Cambod i a n fam i lies. He also recently completed building a six­ room elementary school in the Cambodian province of Svay R i e n g .

Kenneth worked as an i ndependent commercial real estate agent. He was a l so o n ovid cyclist, mounta i n­ eer, ski er, fisherman, golfer, runner, pi lot a n d scuba d iver. He was on active member of h i s com m u n i ty, serving as a school boord member for the Fife (Wa s h . ) School District since November 1 999, and on the city parks and recreation advisory board since November 1 994. He is

involvement with in ter n atio n al relief

United Airli nes in Son Francisco.

Steve and Shannon (Ryan) Mayer annou nce the b i rth of Holey CR: MARK A. C H R I STOFFERSON

Linda (Salter) Sommer and her h u sband, Tom, an nounce the b i rth of Tina Rachael, on J u ly 2 .

Sylvia Olson and Jeff lorra i n e were married on Oct. 5 a t P h i nney Ridge lutheran C h u rch i n Seattle. Susan (Olson) Henning '89, Kathy Upton '85, Linda (Salter) Sommer '84, and Ann (Baughman) Amble '83 were i n volved in the wedd i n g ceremony. Sylvia m e t Jeff at their 20,h h i g h school reu n ion and moved bock to Seattle after 1 3 years in the los Angeles area. Sylvia is a teacher i n the Muki lteo School Di strict a n d Jeff works in constructio n .

Rya n , on J o n . 1 1 , 200 1 . S h e joins Jordyn, 2. Steve is assistant professor of chemistry at S u squehanna Un iversity i n Sel i n sgrove, Po.

Lisa (Olson) Riley and her husband, Robert, have moved from Cha rlotte, N . C . , to Randolph, N .J . lisa i s still employed by the ocean

Kevin and Sonja (Fossum '90) Dahl a n nounce their adoption of Jessica Rene. She was born on J u ly 1 2 . Jessica j o i n s Eric, 4 . Kevin is a j u n ior high teacher and coach in the Puya llup School Di strict and Sonja is a regi stered n u rse i n the F a m i ly B i rth Center a t Good Samaritan Hospital i n Puyallup.

ca rrier, Maersk Sealand, and works in the yield management depo r tm e nt.

Runnoe Connally went on his fourth loy c h u rch mission trip i n November. H e helped to rebuild orphanage fac i l i ties i n Santiago, Chile.


David and Kristin (Ford '92) Martinson

Karstin (Weik) Kliewer and her husband, Matt, annou nce the b i rth of Kayna Helene, on Aug. 2 2 . Karstin i s a teacher and Matt is a mach i n ist at Boe i n g .

a n n o u n c e the bi rth

of lily Ka t h r i n , on June I I . David i s the manager at Axiom

Electronics and Kristin i s tak i n g a

Jennifer (Crill) Fox a n d her C R : JANET IOLDEN) REGGE

Kathleen Martin works a t the Broadway Center far the Perfo r m i n g A r t s i n a d d i t i o n t o teac h i ng far Tacoma P u b l i c Schools. She is also i n a writers group at the Barnes a n d Noble Bookstore, h o p i n g t o get her book about Saudi Arabia publ ished. Her other i n terests include the Sons of the Desert (Way out West) in Seattle. Kathleen's great-u ncle Bob McGowan was a former d i rector of the grou p .

Jeff '85, ' 9 2 and Lindsay (Nicol '92) Elston a nnounce the birth of their son, Gard, on May 26, 1 999.

Kevin Morrow a n d h i s wife, DeAnna, annou nce the birth of

Jaiden, on Aug . 2 8 . She joins Kenny, 1 1 , Mariko, 1 0, and Kimi ko, 9 .

Jennifer (Shoup) McFall a n d her husband, Chris, a n no unce the birth of Kelsey E l i zabeth, on Oct. 6 . She joins Katherine Grace, 3. Jenn ifer is a fourth g rad e teacher in the Marysville (Wash.) School District.

husband, Colin, have three children. The godparents are Tim '91 and

Kelley '92 (Reed) Borsheim, Mike Lindaas '90, '00, and David LeWa rre '91 . Jim and Lori (Massuco '89) Johnson moved to Spoka ne i n February 200 I , where J i m i s the lead pastor at St. luke's lutheran C h u rc h . Their fourth c h i ld, A n nika Helene, was born i n July. She joins luke, 6, Peter, 4, and Micah, 2. lari stays busy at home with the kids.

Kimberly (Anderson) LoBorde

year off from teach i n g .

Kim (Fischer) Andersen a nd her h usband, Dove, an nounce the b i rth of lauren Marie, on J u ly 3 0 .

Liza Vemo-Straume and her h usbond, Arvid, a n n o u nce the birth of Elli K i rsten, o n Sept. 7 . S h e j o i n s Ander� 7, and I n g r i d , 5 .

Peter Ostenson and h i s wife, Wendy, an nounce the birth of

Audrey Willa, on March 1 7, 200 I

Nov. 5. He j o i n s Haleigh, 4, and Alex I . K i m berly i s a teacher in the Renton (Wash . ) School Di strict.


Pete Vanderwarker accepted a position as a corporate attorney for Sprint Commun ications at their world headquarters in Overland Park, Kan.


Angela (Clites) Considine and he r

annou nces the birth of Nathan, an

husbond, Michael, a n nounce the b i rth of twi n g i rls, Cassidy Mary and N icole Ma ry, on O c t. 5.

Elizabeth (Jacobson) Kammers a n d her husband, Todd, onnaunce the birth of Katelyn, on Dec. 20. She joins Todd, 3 .


Carrie (Cowles) Dougan and her

Lori (Hilliker) Coulson a n d her h u sband, Michael, announce the b i rth of their son, Aidan, on Nov. 1 4 .

h u sband, Mike, announce the b i rth of Emma Marie, on Oct. 8. She j o i n s Sora Ann, 4, and Katie lyn n , I .


Michael Swan and h i s wife,



of lake Tahoe. David is a pilot for

Group at Otis Air National Guard

first i n h i s closs a nd t h e faatbo l l team capta i n at Bothell (Wash . ) H i g h Schoo l .


survived by h i s w i fe, Karen, and two daughters, Alicia and Jessica.

Rebecca, a n nounce the b i rth of their son, Noa h , on Aug. 1 6 . Michael i s on obstetric i a n & gynecolog ist and Rebecco i s a pediatri c i a n .

Jann (Barber) McCann received a 200 1 N u r s ing Excellence Award for teac h i n g from NurseWeek

magazine. Jann is a critical care

stoff nurse for Franciscan H ea l th System at St. C lore Hospital i n

Tacoma. S h e also teaches i n the hospital's advanced cardiac l i fe­ suppart classes, and is a mentor a n d l i a ison for t h e hospital's regional education deportment.

Karen (Kelly) Green d i ed on Oct. 30. Karen wos a n u rse in i n tensive core neonotal pediatrics a t St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma for 1 5 years a n d i n 1 99 8 she received her moster's degree. Karen is survived by her three sons, Scott C h r i s toph ers on, Den n i s Green Jr.,

and Patrick Green.

Jeff Cornell i s i n h i s I O,h year of

teaching i n Saudi Arabia for the Saudi Aramco Schools. He and h i s wife, Moria, have two children , Alex, 1 0, and Tes s, 8 . When school is out they all enjoy camping in the desert.

Lynnette Shaw ond Brion Hy nd e n were ma rried on Dec. 29 at Peace lutheran C hurch in Puya l l u p . lynnette is a supervisor a n d Brian is a program manager, both at the Was h i n gton State Department of Health Services in Ellensburg, Wash.

Corrie i s a fourth-grade teacher i n the Meridian School D i strict a n d M i ke i s a sales representative a t Diehl Ford, both i n Bel l i ngham, Wash.

Gisella Jai Tuttle a n d her portner, Glorianna, moved to Moses lake, Wash., where Gisella is a veterinarian at Braadway A n i mal H osp i ta l .

Barbara (Benevento) Eisner a n d h e r h u sband, Jonathon, a n nounce the b i rth of Everett Daniel, on Oct. 25.

Gabriele (Griffin ) Lewis is a treatment coordinator at Gateways for Youth a n d Fa m i l ies in Tacoma. Her husband, John ny, is a chemical dependency professional.

Yunus Yusoff i s vice president of credit management at Affin B o n k

Berhad i n K u a l a lumpur, Ma l a ys i a .


Jody Foslien a nd Troy Kunkel were married o n May I I , 200 I a t P h i n ney Ridge lutheran C h urch i n Seattle.

Stefanie Storholt rec e i ved a moster's degree in l i teracy education from PLU i n August. She i s a fi rst­

grade teacher in t he Fife (Wash . ) School District.

Alan Rogstad i s the executive d i rectar of lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center i n Bel l ingham, Wash.

Lori (Rasmussen) Nehls and her husband, Daniel, a n nounce the b i rth of Brody Doniel, on Sept. 2 .

Eirik (Nilsen) Fausa has a new


David Rogelstad a n d Suzanne Monnier were

married on Aug . 20, on the sh ores

position as senior vice president of worldwide underwriting at GARD Services, Inc . , i n Norway. GARD is the largest marine i nsurance

company in the world.


Kuuva Kongeli was i ncorrectly repor ted in the fall 2 00 1 edi t io n of Scene to be the head of Namibia Forensic lob. She i s currently a

control forenSic analyst, a nd

supervisor of the biology section .

David "Beek" Hanson and h i s partner, Chad, celebrated their wedding on Aug. 4, at Central

lutheran C h u rch in Seattle.

Dave and Chelle (Killian '92) Stearns moved to Scotland where Chelle is i n the systematic theology P h . D . program at St. Andrew's U n iversity. Dove is l ea rning to ploy t he bagpipes. d/sm/s@holmai/.com

Jill Felgenhauer and Dove Will iamson were married on June 23 at First Pre sbyteri an C h u rch i n Spokane, Was h . J i l l is a speech la nguage pathologist in the R ichland (Wash . ) School District and Dove is a nuclear chemical operator at Hanford.

Eric Cultum i s the new principal a t Kellogg Marsh Elementary School i n Marysville, Wa s h . He was previously at Anasazi Elementary School in S cotts da l e , Ariz.

Meredith (Markusen) Mateer and her husband, Kevi n , a n nounce the b i rth of Faith E l i zabeth, on Aug . 2 6 . Meredith is a homemaker and Kevin i s a U . S . Army cha pla in.

Jennifer Meyer B rown a n d her h usband, Jeff, annou nce t h e b i rth of Soren, on Sept . 2 0 . He joins two si sters, Makenna, 4, and Rachel, 2 .

Suzanne (Hougham) Martin and her h u sbond, Ti m o thy, a n n ounce the birth of Joshua Karl, on Jon. 5 , 2 00 1 . His brother, Nicholas Scott, i s 5.

Bryan and Minta (Norton '88) Wulf a n nounce the b i rth of Tripper, on J u ly 6. He j o i n s PJ, 20, Gordy, 1 8, a n d Carling, 1 5 .


llick and Marla (Swanson '89) Evans onnounce their adoption of Samuel, 1 0, and Park er, 4 , i n 'March 200 I . They have eight c h ildren. Rick i s a psychiatry specia lty manager at Wyeth Lob s . Robert and Kristi (Stevens) Rice a n nounce the b i rth 01 N i c holas, on Aug 1 8 . He joins Alex, 2. Rob i s a second year physical therapy student at Eastern Was h i ngton U niversity and Kristi is a ped iatrician i n Spokane.

Karen (Deveney) Fruehauf and her husba nd, Dale, a n n o u nce the b i rth of their son, Joseph, a n June 21.

Laurie (Brooks) Los a n nounces the birth of her so n , Brion, o n Aug. 1 7 . Kote Roew·Maloret a n d her husband, Peter, adopted their son, Tristan, o n Aug. 24, 1 999, when he was only 1 2-haurs old. Kate is the d i rector of client services at Ferry County Community Services in R e p u b l i c, Wash. Beth Nierman has a new position as a physical therapist at Cashmere [Wash.) Physical Therapy. S h e completed her p h y s i c a l therapy degree at the University of Washington in 1 99 4 . Randy Kramer i s t h e n e w pri ncipal a t Tenino (Wa s h . ) Middle School. He was previously the vice-principal at E l m o (Wash .) High Schoo l .

Michael Isensee a n d Jana Schofield were married o n June 1 6 at Holden V i l lage, Chelan, Wash. J a na i s the college a n d youth adult ministry pastor a t Mount Carmel Lutheran Church in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Michael will pursue org a n i c forming or work on environmental issues. Michelle Jockson and Luke Ham mons were married on Aug. 4 in Chelan, Was h . Michelle is a teacher in the Mukilteo [Wa s h . ) S c h o o l District and Luke works a t U n i ted Porcel Service. Kimberly (Catlin) Redmon and her husband, Terry, a n nou nce the b i rth of Noelle Frances, on Dec. 5 . She joins Hayley, H a n n a h , and Malia.

CR KARl ANDERSON Jeff and Susan (Haniger '96) Fritz announce the birth of E m m a Rose. a n A u g . 2 3 . S h e j o i n s Jacob Alexander, 3. Jeff i s a territory representative for Wyeth Ayerst Laboratories, a pho rmaceutical company, and Susa n i s a home­ ma ker. Nicole (Fernald) Hatch and her husband, Kurt, have returned for a second year 01 teac h i ng at o n international school i n S h a n g h a i , Chino. Kari (Walker) McCauley served s i x years i n t h e U . S . Navy N u rse Corps as o n officer and labor and delivery nurse. She was stationed i n Puerto R i co and Pensacola, Flo . . She was released from active duty in 1 999. Kari and her husband, Brandon, were married in 1 9 9 8 . After l i v i n g i n Jacksonville, F la . , they now live a n W h i dbey Island. Maria (Palacios) Iglesias a n d her husband, John, announce the b i rth of their daughter, Tri n i ty Marie, on April 1 0, 200 I . Maria q u i t her job at Weyerhaeuser to become a full time mom and homema ker. Dan and Jennifer (Kreger) Nickel a n nounce the bi rth of Morgoret "Maggie" Jane, on Oct. 29. Don received a masters of environ mental science degree from the U n iversity 01 Washington in September 2000. He

is a n environmental engi neer a t The Watershed Company in K i rkland, Wash.

Masahiro Mori is a part-time student at Kobe (Ja pan) YMCA language school.

Todd and Kimberli (Nicholas '97) Sandberg moved to Spokane in J u n e . Todd accepted on a t h letic tra i n i ng position a t Whitworth College and K i m berl i is work i n g at Sacred Heart Hospita l in the C I C U . Mark Mulder and his wife, Amy, a n nounce the b i rth 01 Jana Renae, on Nov. 1 5. Stacie (Catterall) Krabill and her h u sband, Robert, a n nounce the b i rth of Anna Olivia, an Oct. 29. She joins E l lie, 4 . Jennifer (Graham) Hampton a n d her husband, David, a nnounce the b i rth o f Ethan Thomas, on J u n e 2 2 . J e n n i fer resigned her portfolio m a nagement position at Atlanta Capita l to be a stay-a t-home mom. Joni (Roback) Pfeiffer and her hu sband, Jason, a n no u nce the birth of their san, Coden James, an Feb. 6, 2 00 1 . The fa m i ly recently moved to M i n nes.ota where Jason is a n attorney with Robins, Kaplan, M i l l e r & C i resi . J a n i e n j o y s s t a y i n g home with Code, pla n n i ng their new home a n d being bock near her fam i ly.

1 C R : DAN LYSNE AND CATHERINE OVERLAND Robin Phillips and Brian Wh ite were married an Aug. 2 5 , i n Bellevue, Wash. Rob i n i s a tec h n i cal writer a t IDX, a healthcore systems company and Brian is a network systems consultant. Vern and Shelly (Lowney) Mills announce the b i rth of Alex Christi a n , on July 9 . He j o i n s Jacob Bryan, 1 . Vern is a special education teacher, athletic director and footbal l coach i n the Clover Pork School D i strict i n Tacoma. Shelly i s a stay·at-home mom. Kiersten (Kelpman) Bonica and her husband, Mihai, spent five weeks lost s u m m e r in Romania v i s i t i n g M i h a i ' s fa m i ly and leading a construction team from their church, life Center, i n Tacoma. The team helped build Agape Christian Education Center, Roma n i a , a tra i ning center for pastors. I n September, Kiersten and M i h a i storted Bountiful Blessi ng s Elder Core, a n adult family home. They live i n Gig Ho rbor, Was h . Matthew Mihelich is the new pri ncipal at Lyman Elementary School in Sed ro-Woolley, Was h . He received h i s moster's degree and pri n c i pa l credentials from Western Washington U n iversity in December 2000 . Petteri and Mia (Seppanen '93) Maki a n nounce the birth of Joel, on Aug. 1 . Pe�eri was pro moted to manag i ng d i rector at Computer Associates F i n land a n April I , 200 1 . Cheryl Graf received a 200 1 Nurs i ng Excellence Award lor commun ity service from NurseWeek mag a z i n e . Cheryl is a n u rse practitioner a n d the c l i n ical d irector 01 the sexual assault n u rse examiner pragram at Harrison Memorial Hospital in Bremerton, Wash. Louann Sears·Bean received the 200 1 N u rs i ng Excellence Aword for leadership fram N u rse Week magazine. Louann i s the d i rector of reg istration services a n d patient support services at Harrison Memorial Hospital i n Bremerton, Wash.

David Patterson has a new position os personal tra i ner a t the Frank Russell Co., in Tacom a . He assists associates i n their quest for fitness. David is also the owner a n d lead tra iner of Personal Tra i n ing Syste m s , where he trains local athletes. David a l so does p u b l i c speaking o n fitness and health. Krista Kubicek and her husband, Todd, announce the b i rth of Paige A l l i so n , on Aug. 4. Chris Albrecht recently founded h i s own o n l i n e movie maga Z i n e . www. Benjamin and Kimberly (Liefeld '93) Moore a n nounce the birth o f Emily, on Nov. 1 2 . Aaron ('94, '98) and Rachel (Firman '95) Hubler a n nounce the b i rth 01 Cassandra Rose, a n Sept. 4.

1 CR: ERIN (KOSTER) FULLER AND MARIT (RASMUSSENI NI ERMAN Krista Anderson a n d Andrew Dirkman were married on Aug. 1 9, 2000 in Issaq u a h , Wa s h . Kim Griffin Esperon '94, Stefa nie Mattie Heinen '95, and Heidi McGuire Bethel '9S were i n the wed d i n g . Krista received a mo ster's degree in biological sciences from the U niversity of Alabama, B i rm i ng h a m , in December 2000, and i s o n acco u n t manager at Roche Diagnostics. And rew i s a MBA student. Julianne Pagel and An tan Bagaty were married on May 6 at F i rst Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bothell, Wash. After PLU, J u l i a n n e earned a master's of science degree i n tec h n ical c o m m u n ication from Rensselaer Polytech n i c I n stitute i n Troy, N . Y. She i s a community l i a ison for the Seattle School District a n d Anton is a di rector 01 a n i mation for Tooned In, Inc.


In 1 898, attempting to eliminate the debt plaguing the university, PLU's first president Bjug Harstad and Otis Larson left for Alaska to search for gold. They spent one and a. half years living in tents in sub:rero weather, dragging 3,000 pounds of gear by sleigh a n d traveling in a handmade boat through lakes and streams looking for gold to help secure PLU's future. However, no gold was found. The only legacy of the Alaska trip is a rack of moose horns given to President Harstad by a Dr. Lee of La Crosse, Wis., who shot the moose near the Klondike R iver. The moose horns have a spread of over 5 feet with 14 points. After many years in the university archives, the horns now hang above the fireplace in the Nesvig Alumni Center. We invite you to stop by and see this amazing piece of PLU history.

M . S . P. E . with a sports admi nistration specialization from Seattle Pacific U n iversity, both in J u n e .

A n n (Gullickson) Weese a n d her h u s band, Roger, a n nounce the b i rth of the i r da ughter, Rebecca Lyn n , o n Dec. 1 6 .

CR: STEVE AND KIM (NADONI LEIFSEN Andrew Nierman and Tishangela G i esbrecht were married on July 1 at Lakeside Gordens i n Portla n d , Ore. Doug '95 and Morit (Rasmussen '95) Nierman, Beth Nierman '92 and Tory Schmidt '92, Taj '96 and Andreo (Smedes '96) Giesbrecht, Jon 0150n '96, a n d Matt Chase '96 were in the wedd i n g . The bride and groom honeymooned i n Hawaii and are living i n Ann Arbor, Mich. Andrew also recently wan $25 ,000 from TapCoder Collegiate C h a l lenge, a com puter progra m m i ng competition, in J u n e . The competition was open to college students i n the U . S . a n d Canada. Kelly :Davis a n d his w i fe, Nancy, a n nounce the b i rth of Patricia (Patty) Irene, o n Nov. 1 0 .

Kellie Schacher and Darren McCa rty were married a n June 30 i n Salem, Ore. Kel l i e i s the drama d i rector and teacher at Centen n i a l H i g h School i n Gresham, Ore., a n d Darren i s t h e stores supervi sor a t Horizon A i r l i n es. T h e y have purchased a home in Gres h a m .

Associated Counsel for the Accused in Seattle. She received her law

Trive. He began 0 new pos ition as CIO of Lea r n i n g Lab i n J a n u a ry. He previously worked as a freelance musician and web progra mmer in New York City.

Skyler Cobb and Kim Patman were m arried on J u n e 30 in Baise, Idaho. Skyler is a real estate consultant a n d K i m i s o n accountant. Tamara (Karman) Finch eorned a notional teacher certification i n 200 1 . S h e is a fifih-grade teacher i n C h a pel H i l l , N . C Carol Tobian h a s a new pos ition i n p u b l i c affa irs a n d as the I . S . O . advocate a t TransEnergie U . S . Ltd . , a n electric merc h a n t transmission developer located in the U _ S . and Austra l i a . Gregory Freitag a n d Lo urie O'Neill were married i n October. Gregory w i l l receive his med ical doctorate from U n i ted States U n i formed Services U n iversity i n May. He w i l l also b e promoted t o lieutenant in the U . S . Navy.

Andrew and Jennie (Lee) Hershey a n n ounce the birth of Alyssa May, on July 5 . J e n n i e received a master's degree i n education from the U n iversity of Was h i ngton and Andrew received a

E l l ison i n Federal Way, Was h . Anne is the associate d i rector for the Annual F u n d a n d Q C l u b at PLU. They l ive i n Ta coma.

Tracey Sund received her low degree from the New E n g l a n d School of Law i n May 200 1 . S h e graduated cum laude a n d also received the school's service award. In J uly, she passed the Massachusetts ba r exam and was sworn in as on

Kim (Lindekugel) Carty a n d her husband, Matt, purchased t h e i r first home i n June. They l ive in Forest Grave, Ore.

Nathan Aune moved back to Denmork to be with h i s f i a n cee,


Diane Sklow is an attorney for the

degree from Seattle U n iversity School o f Low i n May 1 999.

Melanie Wright and Ryoma Ohi were married on July 2 8 in Spokane. Mela n i e i s a postdoctoral reseorch fellow at Harvard Med ical Schoo l . Ryoma i s a research fellow. Ellie Yun Jiang and Jeff M i l ler were married on J u n e 30 at the Wash i ngton State Pork Arboretu m . Ellie i s a ma rketing analyst for Boeing Commerc i a l Airpla nes and Jeff i s a pilot for Northwest Airlines. Brett and Wendy (Howard) Talbert announce the b i rt h of Jessamyn Joan, on Nov. 20. Colin Arnold is in the Master's i n Education degree pragram a t Portland State [Ore.) U niversity. He is also a teaching assistant i n the Beaverton School D i strict. Col i n and his wife, Ellen, celebrated their first year of marriage i n August.

7 CR: ANDREW AND STEPHANIE (MERLEI TOMLINSON Brian Carion was assigned to the USS Corl Vinson CVN-70, homeported in Bremerton, Was h . He is the critical care n u rse for 5000 officers and e n l i sted m e n . His two­ year duty began i n November. Michael Gintz and A n n e Novotney, were married on Nov. 2 5 , 2000 a t Morine View Presbyterian C h u rch i n Ta coma. Ryan Alexander '98, Jason Laukaitis '97, a nd Monica (Ricarte) Hurley '94, '99, were i n the wedding ceremony. Michael i s a CPA at Bran tley, Janson, Yost, and

attorney in J a n uary. Tracey is now a law clerk for the Mossachusetts Probate and Family Court.

Susan (Jacot) Butler received her regi stered n u rse license i n July and is working as a regi stered nurse i n orthoped ics a t Commun ity Hospital of the Monterey (Ca l i f. ) Peni n s u l a . Her h u s b a n d , Bryce, is working on h i s master's degree at the Naval Postgraduate School. Cherie Noble and Mary Niemela '98 opened their new busi ness, Independent Specialty N u rses (lSN). i n J u ne. I S N , a nursing agency that provides healthcare staff to Western Was h i ngton hospitals, is in Auburn, Wash. Tamara (Spencer) Brester received a M . S . degree in curriculum instruction from Portland (Ore.) State U n iversity in J u n e . She is a third­ grade teacher i n the West Linn/ Wilsonville, Ore . , orea. Heidi Hamilton and Michael Wasem were married an Sept. 15 at Lake Q u i n a u l t (Wa s h . ) lodge. Heather N. (Harris '98) Comer was the maid of honor. Heidi is a tec h n i c a l support manager and Michael is a p u b l i c relations account manager. The couple honeymooned in Cancun, Mexico.

Sarah Werner and Timothy Bostelle were married o n April 1 6 , 200 1 at the Tacoma Mun i c i pal B u i l d i n g . They also had a ceremony a n d recept i o n o n Aug. 1 8 at Bostwick's i n McKenna, Wash. Sarah i s a prafessiona l/tech n icol adviser at Pierce College in Puyallup. S h e i s c u rrently i n t h e Master's i n Soc i a l Work pragram at the U niversity of Washington, Tacom a . Timothy is a compute r support a n a lyst.

Phillip Johannessen completed a M . P.T degree in Eastern Washington U n iversity physical therapy program. He i s work i n g i n Spokane a t a skil led nurs i ng facility_ Heide Helgeson and Mark Cassidy were married an Oct. 6 a t Ballard First lutheran C h u rc h in Seattle. Anna Marie Harris '97 was a bridesmaid a n d Nancy Connor, PlU campus pastor, officiated. Heide is a project manager at Accenture and Mark is a commodity manager at PACCAR. Karen Rod and Scott Hanseth were m a rried on Aug_ 1 1 in S i lvana, Was h . Koren i s a first-grade teacher i n the Stanwood (Wash . ) School D i strict and Scott works for Hug hes

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alumni Brett Wallen received a doctorote of dental surgery degree from the U n iversity of the Pacific School of Dentistry in So n Francisco on J u n e 1 7, 200 1 . He is n o w i n t h e Advanced C l i n ical Experience program at University of the Pacific's U n ion C i ty Dental Care Center.

Jasan and Shari (Sinnes '96) Carrell announce the bi rth of Jacob Dea n , on Oct. 26. Joson is a moth , teacher and coach and Shari is a fifth grade teacher, both in the Bethel School District i n Spanaway.

Tuan Nguyen and Sarah Ofner '99 were recently married . They l ive

Jason Laukaitis and Darcy Sh rives were married on May 1 9 in West L i n n , Ore . Michael Gintz '96, Morten Evensen '98, and Sarah Brookshire '99 were in the wedding. Joson is a corporate paraleg a l for Venture Low Graup and Sarah i s th e manager of corporate sales a t the So rrento Hotel in Seattle.

in Portland, Ore . , where Sara h is a�end i n g dental school at Oregon Health Sciences Un iversity and Tuan i s a staffing consultant at Mentor Graphics.

Aaron Lafferty has a new position as weekend supervising producer at WOOD-TV i n Grand R a pids, Mich . He was previously at KGW·TV i n Portland, Ore.

Carolyn Benard is in her second year as a supervisor for on AmeriCorps team after completing a year of service as a member. She served as a coordinator for a senior nutrition program at a local Community Action Council i n 1 9992000. She now coordinates 2 1 , 1 8· to-25·year·alds. Her responsibilities include recru iting, training, and mentoring the members, b u i l d i ng and mainta i n i n g partners h i ps with local soc i o l service agencies, and helping to coordinate com m u n i ty service projects.


Erika Thompson and Christian Anderson were married on Sept. 1 , i n Newberg, Ore . Erika i s the network supervisor a t Union boy i n Kent, Wash . , and C h ristian i s a tech n i cal analyst.

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Torre were married on Aug. 1 8 , in Son Anton i o . Lewissa Swanson '98, Kate Moehring '98, and Stephanie Lund '94 participated in the wedd i n g . Sarah i s a student at the Lutheran School of Theology at C h icago a n d is curren tly serving as on i n tern a t the Son Antonio Peace Center and Spirit of life Lutheran wors h i p i n g commun ity.

Mary Niemela and Cherie Noble '97 opened their new busi ness, Independent Specialty N u rses PSNj, i n J u n e . I N S, a n u rs i ng agency that provides health core stoff to Western Washington hospitols, is in Auburn, Wash.

Christina Sarrensen accepted a teaching position in the Kalispell (Mont.) School Distrid and moved to Whitefish in Aug ust. living 1 5 minutes from the top of B i g Mounta i n S k i Resort, h e r first order o f business was to buy a season pass. Christina welcomes friends to come visit.

Matt Torfin was recently promoted to manager of a i r fre i g h t at Alaska A i r l i nes in Anchorage.

Kaia Benson works at the International Research Exchanges Boord i n Washington, D . C . S h e administers programs that bring scholars and professionals, fram the former Soviet regions, to the U n ited States to conduct researc h . Previously s h e was on E n g l i sh teacher with the U . S . Peace Corps i n the Republic o f Uzbekistan for two years.

related to the company he worked for in Seattle and now lives i n Nashville, Ten n .


Genevieve Shook and Ben McGrann '01 were married on J u ly 1 4, in McKenna, Wash. Christine Faldet '99, Heather Magoan '99, and Elissa Dornan '95 were in the wedding ceremony. Genevieve is a registered nurse at Madigan Army Medical Center. Ben graduated i n December with a degree i n busi ness and finance. They live in McKen n a .

Aaron and Amy (Pardini) Sonnichsen are l i v i n g in Asia where Aaron i s teaching h i g h school and Amy is tea c h i n g E n g l i sh as a second language port time and working in on orphanage. n,is i s a two-year commitment.

Jody Burfoot and Mark Stewart were married on Aug. 4 in Port Angeles, Wa sh . Eve Otten '99 and Melissa Ross '99 were in the wedding ceremony. Jady and Mark are small busi ness developers for PLB Enterprises, Inc. They live i n Seattle.

Cindy Boller is the program manager a t Was h i ngton Women's Em ployment i n Kent, Wash .


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Kimberly and Daniel Paterno a n n o u nce the bi rth of Jhenavyeve, on J u ly 2 3 . Kim is the Safe School Zone specialist for Safe Streets, Tacoma, and Don is a child a n d family therapist for Greater Lakes Mental Health i n Lakewood.

Maciejewski were married on July 2 8 i n Tualati n , Ore. Melissa is on advertising account coord inatar for TMP Worldwide and C hristopher is on engineer for DKS Associates, both in Portland, Ore.

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Nikki Schneider and Garrett F i sher were married on June 1 6 at Trinity Lutheran C h u rch in Tacoma. Cori Kenney '99 was the maid of h o n or. N i k k i is atten d i n g low school i n Boston a n d Garrett is a second lieutenant in the U . S . Air Force. Natosha (Vantramp) Morrisson works for KYMA, the NBC affiliate in Yuma, Ariz. She anchors the 6:00 p.m. and 1 0:00 p.m. newscasts, i s a reporter in her spore time and continues to pursue a career i n enterta inment. Her husband, Todd, i s a firefigh ter. They celebrated their ane·year anniversary i n October.

Matthew and Heather ( B ryant) Nelson live in Olym p i a . Heather i s a graduate student and Matthew is on engi neer at Siemens.

Dove Lester was a gra p h i c/web

Kelle Rose i s i n the Moster's i n Social Work degree pragram a t St. Louis (Mo.) University. She is focusing on community development and international social work.

Heidi Johnson and Zachary Hiott were married on Aug. 1 8 in Big Lake, Wash. Leif Johnson '02,

Kyann (Johnson) Dejong '95, Melanie Norris, Andrew Finstuen '99, David Krueger '99, Natty Gregorcewiz '99, Crystal Eide, and Peter Finstuen '98 partici· pated in the wedding ceremony. Heidi is a teacher at Worner Aven ue Elementary School in Los Angeles and Zachary i s a field service eng i n eer at Applied Biasystems.

Jennifer Wilson is o n account executive at Titan Systems Corpora· tian in Son D i eg o .

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Michele Hulbert a n d Michael Pedee were married on June 1 6 a t U n ited Lutheran Church i n Tacoma . Michele is the children, youth and family d irector at United Lutheran Church.

Nicole Pedersen was pramated to assistant account executive at the Susan Magrino Agency i n New York C ity. S h e is doing branding and publicity for Frederic Fekka i , Ha rper's Bazaar magazine, La u ro Mercier Cosmetics and Avon Solon Spa. She lives with Marjie Sackett '00 on the Upper West Side of Ma nhatta n . Erik Denmark is a procurement agent a t Boeing i n Auburn, Wash. Brooke Mattox began working for the Washi ngton Education Association in March 200 1 . She works in the commun ications deportment at their headquarters in Federal Way, Was h .

Sarah Stouffer received a M .A. degree from the Un iversity of Chicago in J u n e . Onora Lien i s i n her second year of the P h . D . program in the Department of SOCiology at Johns Hopkins University. She is working as a graduate reseorch assistant with the Center for Civilian Biadefense Studies in the School of Public Health a t Johns Hopkins and is a member of a research team conducti ng fieldwork in New Yark C i ty. The project is docu menting the ongoing volunteer participation i n the emergency response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks. The research w i l l aid in developing policy guidelines for emergency responders in the public health and medical communities. Onoro has started training as a disaster relief volunteer with the American Red Cross.


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hen Essence magazin e went looking for incredible college women, they found students from Yale, Stanford, Julliard-and PLU. One of the magazine'S 10 Incredible College Women is Judy Ann Loveless-Morris '01, who was recognized for her ef­ forts to better the lives of others. Judges chose 1 0 women from hundreds of applications who most embodied the spiri t of academic excellence, community involvement and personal growth She was featured in Essence's November issue after being chosen from hundreds of applications. "It was such a blessing for me," said Loveless-Morris. "I got to be considered incredible." She applied at the urging of others-including her PLU p rofessors-but she didn't hear anything by the time the win­ ners were to be announced. Then her dad mentioned that a "telemarketer" had called his house looking for her claiming she had won something. She called back, finally getting past the recorded message and was told the next day she would be featured in the magazine and receive a fre e trip to New York City. "It has been a lifelong dream of mine to go to New York," Loveless-Morris said. There, the winners were " treated like queens," taken on a shopping spree and p hoto shoot and introduced to celebrities like singer Alicia Keys. Loveless-Morris went to Pierce College, and she and her husband had a son, Malachai, now 3, while students there.

She transferred to PLU and completed her degree in sociology. As a married and working mother, she didn't fi t the role of a traditional PLU student. But Loveless-Morris believes she found a place at PLU. "My professors made me fee l like I belonged," she said. "They encouraged me and set aside time for me." While at PLU, Loveless-Morris worked full-time and vol­ unteered, on top of raising Malachai and excelling in school. As an intern at the Tacoma Public Healrh Department, she was instrumental in starting a Community Room that offers services ranging from immunizations to English as a second language classes. She saw the need, enlisted the help of others and found a way to fill it. Loveless-Morris, now single, works at the Aub urn (Wash.) Headstart program as a family support specialist, providing resources and training for parents of children in the low-in­ come preschool program. She plans to p u t her degree and training to good use in ways that benefit society. "I h ave always been for community empowerment and social j ustice," she said. Being recognized for that was rewarding, she said, but most i mportan t was that i t reinforced her belief that people should always take a chance and reach for what they want. "Some people wonder why I got picked, and I'm comfort­ able with that because I wonder why I got picked toO," she said. "I rca[,[y enco urage people to go out for anything, because I never in a million years thought I'd get this."


Gretchen Voge spent the last year working a t the Notionol l nstitutes of Health in Rockvi lle, Md . She is now a student at the Un iversity of Maryland School of Med i c i n e .

Therese (A Hholter) Notion a n d her h u s b a n d , Richard, a n no u n ce the b i rth of their first child, Joshua, on Oct. 2 5 . Therese is a regi stered n u rse at St. Joseph Medical Center i n Tacom a . Kerri Nelson a n d Aaron Gentile '98 were married on Aug. 4, 2000. ,Danielle Hodge '00, Mary Beth teeper '00, Nikki (Mathie u) Gray '94, Alyssa Eguchi '00, Nicole Cunningham '00, Laura Lucas '00, Gavin Brem '99, Chad Balcom '99, and Chris Hippe '98 were in the wedd i n g ceremony. Kerri and Aaron are teachers i n the F i fe [Was h . ) School D i strict. Sherry (Dow) Huff is a psychasa­ cial rehab i litation spec i a l i s t . She provides in-home services for two cou nties in Northern I d a h o . Sh erry i s also working o n her master's degree in co m m u n i ty and family couns e l i n g at t h e U n iversity o f Idaho. Brian Vertrees and Brianne McQuaig ' 0 1 were married on July 1 4 a t Red To i l Canyon Form in Leavenworth, Wash. Holly Peterson '0 1 , Sumerlin Larsen '0 I , Corey Shamley '00, Mike Roberts '99, Tyler Imig '0 1 , a n d Curt Gavigan '00 were i n the weddi n g ceremony. Brion i s a project manager a t Market Trends, I n c . , a nd Brionne is on account coordinator a t The Domai n Group. Corey Dunn i s a mat hematics graduate student a n d teaching a s s i s ta n t at the Un ivers ity of Oregon . He recently received the Don K i mble F i rst Yeor Teach i n g Award for his enthusiasm a n d dedication in teac h in g lower-division malhemotics courses. Gregg Kuhlmann will beg in Ihe M . S . degree program in biomedical science at Kirksville (Misso uri) College of Osteapalhic Med icine in J u ne.

Kristin Ludwig will complete Ihe Masler of Arts i n Pasloral Siudies program a t Seattle University in J u n e . S h e is also a chaplain i n lern 0 1 SI. Joseph Medical Center Menial Heal th Unit in Tacoma.

Erin Dressel '0 I provided Ihe music. Rebecca and Erik are dolo an alysIs at the Washington State Office of F i nancial Management i n Olym p i a . Sarah Allen and Aaron Caprye '00 were married on June 2 at Puget Sound C h r i s t i a n Cenler in Tacoma. Matt Allen '83 offici ated Ihe ceremony. Mike Hoye '8S, Kaj Martin '99, Scott Sailer '99, David Allen '00, Chad Johnson '00, Tara Roberts '00, Stacy Croft '00, C hristina Mooney '02, Renata Browne '02 and Leah Orcutt '03 porlicipoted in the wedd i ng ceremony. Aaron i s a moth teacher a t Emerald Ridge H i g h School in Puya l l u p and Sarah is a staffi n g consu l t a n t for Express Perso nnel Services i n Tacoma . They live in Parkland.

Shirley (Hecht) Glassen died on Aug. 3 .

Spence Aust d i e d o n O c t . 1 6. Linka (Deberry) Johnson d i ed on J o n 3 , 200 2 .




Rebecca Sanders and Erik Larson were ma rried on Aug. l B 0 1 Little Church o n the Pra i r i e i n Lakewood, Wash. Jennifer McRae '01 was the maid of honor. Rebecca Stephenson '0 1 , Lesley Wilcox '0 1 , Amy Berrenberg '0 1 , and

Harold Bakken died on Aug. 1 9 . Milton Jeter died on Nov. 3 0 .

Fredrick Sutter died on Dec. 2 1 .

Mikkel Thompson died on J o n . 1 4, 2 0 0 2 . Archie Sherrell d ied on Oct. B . Marsha Ostruske died o n Oct. 3 .

Wesley Hillman d ied on Dec. 1 7.

Irene (Nilsen) Hultgren d i e d o n Nov. 1 5 .

Howard Larson died on June 1 5 .

Theodora (Gulhaugen) Mebust died i n January, 2 0 0 2 .

Christina (Remington) Gordon died on Ocl. 1 6. Kenneth Colburn died on Ocl.

13. Delores (Wallen) Wivag died on July 27.

Jerald Phillips d i e d on S e p l . 2 1 .

Robert Haglund died o n Oct. 1 0 .

Robert Meade died on Oct. 2 1 .

Robert Crumbaugh died on Dec.

James Taylor d i ed on Nov. 1 6

Donald Eugene Strand ness died on Jon. 7, 2002 .

Gary Hanson d i ed on J u l y 7 .

Greg Thomas i s a teacher at the Truman Center, formerly Truman Alternative High School, i n Federal Way, Was h . The Truman Center is one of 1 6 Gates Foundalion Achiever schools. Greg has a hislory and social studies endorsement but as a generalist he i s a l l owed to leach a l l h i g h school s u b jects. www.bigp iclure. org


Thomas McCrum d i ed o n Sept. 21.

Karen (Kelly) Green died on Ocl. 30.

Gail Roen died on J u l y 6.

Carl Lennard "Len" Nelson died on Dec. 1 9.

Josephine Hould died on March 31.

Jewel (Kelly) Olsen d ied i n December.

Katharine Monroe. faculty emeritus, died on Ocl. 4 .

Louis Schatz died on Sepl. 2 2 .

Ron Sterland d i ed on Dec. 2 4 .

Amanda Stocking is the m u s i c d i rector f o r b o n d , choir a n d general music for the Mossyrock (Wa s h . ) School District.

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Tauni Sperb and bik Samuelson were married on Ju)y 1 4. Fiona Dobbins '0 1 , Sadie Heilman '0 1 , Chris Duppenthaler '0 1 , and Jason Hanson '01 were in the wed d i n g ceremony. To u n i i s a regi stered n u rse 01 Oakland C h i ldren's H o s p i ta l and Erik i s a graduate studenl at Pacific Lutheran Theolog ical S e m i nary i n Berkeley. They live i n Berkeley, C a l i f.

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in the news Eastvold renovation, ClT come to forefront of campa ign planning The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran U n i­ versity achieved a major m ilestone i n March with the announcement o f a $ 1 m il l ion capstone/com pleting grant from the M .J . M u rdock C haritable Trust for the Center for Lea r n i n g and Technology. The M u rdock grant w i l l s u p port con­ struction of new dassrooms, laboratories and offices for the Department of Com­ puter Science and Computer E n g i neer­ ing in the C Ll The award is a nother incen tive in the campaign, as the grant is conti ngent on PLU raising the bala nce of the funds to complete construction. To date $ 1 1 .5 m i l lion of the projected $ 1 9 m i llion C LT goal has been raised . The overa l l campaign now sta n ds at more than $98 m i l lion i n com m i tments. I n other fu nd-raising news, g reat strides continue to be made i n plan n i ng for the renovation of Eastvold Audito­ r i u m . The Eastvold Restoration a n d Ex­ pansion Leadersh i p Com m i ttee -chai red by Dea n E meritus Dick and Marcia Moe and Kurt a n d Pam Mayer - has met sev­ eral times to establish n a m ing and com­ m emorative opportunities and to begi n developing t h e case for support for each of the Eastvold project components. At the last meeting, two fam i l ies on the com m ittee, the Moes and Ron 70 and Ingrid (Knutzen 70) Gintz, stepped for­ ward with leadership g ifts to move the project forward . A separate campus de­ s i g n planning com m i ttee has begun working with Lorig and Associates on the p roject. As the new home for the Division of the H u m a n ities, a retooled Eastvold w i l l reaffirm t h e central role o f t h e h u m a n i­ ties in PLU's m i ssion. An exciting addi­ tion w i l l be The Gintz F a m i ly Theater, a black box theater with movable chairs a n d l i g hting i n which the theater depa rt­ ment can stage small performances, re­ hearsals and classes. The expanded Eastvold w i l l also feature a refu rbished and e n larged Tower C hapel, and pro­ vide u pdated broadcast faci l'ities for KPLU-FM 8 8 . 5 . David Aubrey, vice president for de­ velopment and u n iversity relations, ha i led recent campaign progress, say­ i n g , "We celebrate these generous g i fts, but it i s also the g i fts of a l l donors that have brought us ever closer to reaching our goa l s for The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran U n iversity."

PlU makes special tribute to the Ben B. Cheney Foundation Earlier this year, the u n iversity paid a spec ial tribute to a local institution that has been a longtime, steadfast pa rtner and supporter of PLU . In March, students and faculty gath­ ered for the a nnual Ben B . Cheney Foun­ dation Scholars Luncheon to recogn i ze and thank the foundation and i ts Execu­ tive Director, past PLU President Dr. Will­ iam 0. Rieke '53 for h elp i ng to provide the best possible educational and per­ sonal g rowth experience for PLU stu­ dents .


S i nce 1 976, t h e fou ndation has con­ tributed nearly $ 1 m i l l ion to provide merit scholarships for 1 34 students and a lso to su pply funding for capital p rojects, including the revita l ization of Xavier. Its su pport of PLU's m i ssion to educote for l ives of service is invaluable.

Provost Paul Menzel heads back to the classroom After eight years as the un iversity's chief

academic officer, Provost Paul Menzel will leave his a d m i n istrative duties and return to the classroo m . Teaching h a s always been a priority for Menzel, a ph i losophy professor who has tau g h t one course a yea r during h i s term as provost. He is eager to devote h i m self ful l-time to working with students aga i n . During Menzel 's tenure, the un iversity has expanded i nterna­ tional educational

opportun i ties and con ti nu a lly u p­ graded technology. He set priorities for faculty and curricu­ lum and played in Paul Menzel central role in estab l i sh i ng PLU as one of the Associated New American Colleges dedicated to the integration of l iberal a rts and professional programs. "We appreciate Paul's service to the u n iversity a n d the faculty a n d his com­ m itment to providing the highest q u a l ity of education , " said PLU President Loren J. Anderso n . "Students w i l l benefit from having h i m in the classroom more, but the e n ti re u n iversity w i l l m iss h is leader­ ship." Menzel, w h o joined t h e faculty i n 1 97 1 , w a s dean of t h e Division of Hu­ man ities and c h a i r of the ph i losophy de­ pa rtment before becom ing provost i n 1 99 4 . H e specializes i n social p h i l oso­ phy and ethics and has become an i n ter­ nationa l ly known expert in the field of health care eth ics and ph i losophy of health economics. He has written two books on the subject, including "Strong Med icine: The Ethical Rationing of Health Care . "

PlU gains exposure in The Chronicle of Higher Education PLU made a splash in on i m porta nt story in The C h ronicle of H i g her Education this spri n g . T h e C h ronicle featured i mages from g raduate Charlotte Gogstad's e-portfolio in a March 8 story about how g rads are using m ultimedia options i nstead of a standard resume. Gogstad '0 1 devel­ oped her CD-ROM whi l e she was a se­ n ior. It conta i n s examples of her stude n t work, details about h e r studies and even video testimonials from her former em­ ployers. She said i n the article that her e-portfolio h e l ped her land a job with a British teleco m m u n ications compa ny.


Student iournalists spark movement to remember reporter The PLU student cha pter of the Society of Professional Jou rnal ists developed a mea n i ngful, evoca tive tribute to slain Wa l l Street Jou rnal reporter Da niel Pea rl that drew national attentio n . "Ou r students were s o shaken by Pearl's m u rder they wanted to do some­ th ing to show solidarity," said Joa n n e Lisosky, a jou r n a l ism professor. They wore off-white or pearl-colored ribbons a ttached with pearl-headed pins on cam­ pus this week. When asked why, they said, "For Daniel Pea r l . Not only sol­ d iers are dyi ng for our freedom s . " T h e national S PJ was s o im pressed with the PLU cha pter's efforts, it sent out a press release across the country. Sto­ ries were published in newspapers across the state and country and on Na­ t i o na l Public Radio and CBS Radio. The national chapter called on its members and others to fin d ways to honor the l ife and service of Daniel Pearl and other m u rdered journal ists, including public ways that serve as a rem i nder of the es­ sential role that journ a l i sts play i n America and around the world . S PJ President AI Cross, political re­ porter and col u m n ist for The (Louisvi lle) Courier-Journal, said the PLU students' actions add mea n i ng to the words that h e and others have found inadequate in expressing their g rief and outrage about Pearl's m u rder.

Faculty, students research Nordic approach to democracy PLU's i n n ovative prog ra m to work with u n iversities i n Norway and N a m i bia to study the Nordic a pproach to peace and democracy has a l ready spurred research and travel opportu n i ties for faculty and students. A semester-long class at Hedmark College i s being developed, a n d plans are u nderway for a course on PLU's ca m p u s as wel l . At every level, the pro­ g ra m w i l l e n ha nce u n dersta n d i n g of cul­ tural di fferences, politics and h u m a n rights issues b y focusing on t h e relation­ s h i p between a cou ntry's societal prac­ tices and its a pproach to world issues of democracy and development. The first of the faculty-student re­ search tea ms a re eng a g ed in study sur­ rounding the No rd ic a pproach. Jennifer Hasty, assista n t professor of anth ropol­ ogy, and Ruth Rondema '03, an anthro­ pology student, a re conducting work i n Namibia th i s sum mer. Ann Kelleher, pro­ fessor of pol i tical science, and Scandina­ vian Studies student K i m berly Andre '03 Conti"sud 0" p".�e 4




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There are p le n ty of events at PLU this sum mer, and Encore ! will be there to tell you about the m . Read May's com­ mencement address and learn about sum mer fruit festivals, Alumni events and much more! Don't fo rge t to visit the "More Encore ! " section ( htm/ to receive more detailed i n formation about the peo p le and news fou n d i n this edition o f Scene . Readers have d o n e a fantastic j o b i n g i vi n g o u r staff ideas for stories, o r j u st telling us w h a t they're up to. Keep those e-ma ils com ing to encore@plu. edu. We've received a lot of great tips for our "Th is Week at PLU" page, and hope the comments keep com i n g _ Tha n ks for reading, a n d enjoy the latest edition of Encorel SUMMER PHOTO ALBUM

As the sum mer u nfolds, so do the events on campus. We' l l update this periodically over the summer with i m­ ages from events like commencement, the fruit festivals, Jazz U nder the Stars and other exciting campus events. THIS WEll< AT PW

Week to week, the stories keep com­ i n g . In the last few months, "Th is Week at P lU" readers have read up­ dates on PlU 's No. 1 -ranked fast pi tch softball team - and Mel i ssa Kor b 's six no-hillers this season - as well stories about successful alumni. Feel free to bookmark

thisweekalplu.hlml and return every

Wednesday. The summer i ssue also has an everijrowing archive of post stories of the week, and connections to all the PlU news sources: KPlU, The Mast, the Athletic Department, News

and Information Services, Campus Voice, as well a s links to u p date d arts and events calendars_ THE WANG CENTER

Find out how students and PlU com mu­ nity members responded to Wang Center Pl a nni ng Team's recommenda­ tions a n d what ideas they have for the direction the center should take_ A questionnaire about the Wang Center for International Programs provided im por tan t answers _


In J une, read about the selection of the

center's i nterim d irector, who will lead the center's i nternational activities, help find a full-time d i rector and coor­ d inate this year's symposium.

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are studying the work of non profit orga­ n izations in Norway with a group that works with agencies i n N a m i bia . Sam Amoo from the U n iversity of , N a m i b i a and Inger Haug of Hedmark

College visited PLU th i s spring to speak to the university com m u nity a bout the ex­ citing joint venture. The partnersh i p be­ tween the three col leges w i l l " h e l p students at l ikemi nded u n iversities be­ come citizens of the worl d , " Provost P a u l Menzel sa id. Partnering with the two d ivergent u n iversities was a natural for PLU . N a m i b ia and Norway both have large

Lutheran populations and make protect­ ing human rights a priority. So for, the prog ra m has generated more than $ 300,000 in comm itm ents, mostly from the Norweg i a n com m u n ity i n Seattle.

Influential Choir of the West Director Maurice Skones dies Former Choir of the West Di rector Mau rice Skones, who was cred ited with b r i n g i ng na­ tiona ll attention to PlU 's choral pro­ gram, d ied May 2, in Tucson , A ri z .

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m a n of the m u sic department a n d d i rector of the Choir of the West. During his 1 8-year ten u re, he achieved a notional reputation for the choir, was i n stru menta l i n the fivefo'id 'i ncrease in m usic ma jors and encour­ aged e m phasis on contemporary music.

W h i le at PLU, h e developed a new type of choral sound, which departed i n some ways from the Lutheran choral tra­ d ition of em phasis on sectional u n i ty. I n its p lace h e created a "heterogeneous" choral formation i n which the choir is organ ized not by sections but by quar­ ,tets. A native of Monta no, h e g raduated from C o ncord i a College in Min nesota,

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doctorate from t h e U n iversity o f Arizona . Skones left PLU in 1 98 3 to head chora l activities a nd g rad uate p rograms in con­ ducti ng at the U n iversity of Arizo n a . Memorials can be m ode to t h e Dr. Mau rice and Patricio Skones Vocal Mu­ sic E ndowment Schola rship Fund at PLU. A memorial service will be held on the PLU campus in late August. For spe­ cifics, email deuane@earfhlin k . nef

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20 1 0 Academic Distinction Commission envisions possi bili ties that might be re­ flected in the experiences of two mythi­ cal PLU students: Allison Tredwel l' '09 is from Fargo, N . D . , m a joring in sociology with a mi­ nor i n C h i nese Studies. As a j u n ior, she spent the fa l l semester at lhongshan U n iversity i n Guangzho (Canton), where she stud i ed C h i nese a nd interned with

the World Bonk. Already published, Allison's sen ior ca p s ton e project focuses u 0( ...

on research conducted with Professor Greg G u l d i n on the u se of education as

an i nstru ment for red u c i ng poverty and inequal ity. A l l ison has a p pl ied for a F u lbright Scholarsh i p in an effort to re­ turn to C h i no and study health and social welfare systems . Her long-range career goal is to work for the U n ited Notions in H u m a n Rights. Jorge Ra m i rez ' l O is a j u n ior from Tucson , Ariz . He is a com p uter science and econom ics double major concen trat­ ing in the study of ethics i nvolved with the i nteg ration tech nology i n u n derdevel­ oped notions. Jorge spent the spring

semester i n Tri nidad and Tobago at the U niversity of the West conducti ng re­ search to better understa nd how the Cari bbean culture and society have been influenced by tech nology i n the 2 1 " Centu ry. U pon his retu rn to PLU, Jorge plans work i n the Center for Learn­ ing and Tech nology with Professor Ken Blaha developing softwa re systems for a g roup of agencies that deliver services to residents i n Tacoma's H illtop a rea .

Those student vignettes i l lustrate the Academic Disti nction Com m ission's rec­ ommendations that a PLU education fo­ cus on the u n iversity's i nternational study and u n dergrad uate reseorch opportu n i­ ties and more i ntentiona l ly i ncorpora te the Lutheran h eritage with issues of eth­ ics and service/experiential lea r n i n g . "The jou rney toward d i stinctiveness is a n ongoing one. In many wonderful ways, PLU is a l ready d istin c ti ve , " the comm ission says in its report as part of the PLU 2 0 1 0 long-term p l a n n i n g . "We cannot, however, rest on o u r wel l-ea rned l a u rels; the h igher ed ucation landscape prom ises to be dynamic and potentially u ncerta i n aver the next decade or more . "




Study examines students' tech nological proficiency As part of its ongoing commitment to en­

suring technological competence, the Instructional Resources Comm ittee i s studyi ng how well prepa red students are for the i ncreasingly hig ".tech workforce. The com m ittee is com p i l ing resu l ts of a su rvey taken in the spring . The th rust is to get a better u ndersta n d i ng of what technological background students have i n itially and how well prepa red they are by the time t hey g rad u a te . The primary question the commi ttee a i m s 10 a n swer is, "Did students l ea rn ?" "PLU is wo rk i n g hard to be success­ ful and have students be tec h nolog i c a l ly l iterate," said Ch ris Hansvick, professor of psychology and I R Comm ittee mem­ ber. Students in the PLU closs of 2006 a re a part of a new generation of lea r n­ ers. Trad i tio n a l -<J ge freshmen have

g rown up i n the digita l age and will move i n to a wo rkfo rce with a h ig h level of tech nical expectations waiting for them, Ha nsvick said. Many s,tudents en­ ter the u n iversity with adva nced tech n o­ logical s k i l l s, but others have gaps i n t h e i r computer backg rounds. Through this study and various u n ivers ity i n itia­ tives, PLU will bridge any gaps and g raduate every student with technologi­ cal proficiency, said Dean of I n formation Resources Chris Fe r g u so n . These re­ sources w i l l supplement an a lready strong PLU education . "Technology can e n h a nce ed uca·

tio n , " Ferguson sa i d . "It ca n deepen the teachi ng-lea r n i ng experience . "

her close friendsh i p a nd respect for his artistry to the tree-shaped scul pture. It

PLU h a s a l ready token the i n i tiative with the use of eCou rse, the o n l i n e class

depicts the l i fe of a b r i l l iant and co ring teacher, on i n spiring col league, a trusted friend and a g reat a nd g ifted serva nt. Beyo nd that, Spa rks wants her meta l scu l pture on a brick base t o show Hol loway's many loves, which ra nged from m usic and cooking to fa m i ly a n d t h e lord . A sc h o larshi p fund created i n Holloway's memory has g rown t o more than $ 1 00,000, and the first schola rsh i p i n h i s name w a s awarded last month .

supplement on which professors post educational materia l s and students ex­ cha nge i nformation . PLU has also sig­ n i fican tly increased a rch ives and cu rrent i n formation available at I n formation Re­ sou rce and m a i nta i n s skilled and dedi· cated faculty and staff to prOVide the most u p-to-date opportunities to stu­


Former debaters wanted to participate in reu nion PLU has a strong h i story of successfu l intercolleg iate forensics com petition, most recently its 2002 C h a m pionsh i p at the I nterna tional Debate Education As· sociation Tou rnament i n Romania. Now there are p l a n s to recog n ize the a l u m n i who made this prog ram the success it i s today. PLU w i l l host its first Forensics Re· union in the spring of 2003. This event is for a l l those associated with or inter· ested in PLU forensics. This will be a n opportu n i ty for graduates t o re f lec t o n the i r experiences w i th forensics and sup­ port future endeavors. Org a n izers are com p i l i ng a data base of a l u m n i who partici pated in foren sics and pla n n i ng for the reu n ion. "The time has come to weave to· gether o u r history as one of the oldest nationally com petitive forensics pro· grams i n the country," said Amanda Feller, visiting assistant professor of

communication and co-d i rector of the program . "The t,ime has com e to honor one another, to celebrate success and to renew friendships of th is longsta n d i n g prog ram " Today, participants attend an aver· age of 1 5 tournaments a year, including th ree national tournaments and one in· ternational tou rnament. For the 2 00 1 · 2002 academic year, PLU is ran �ed 9,h out of 3 5 0 programs in the country i n

the Notional Par'liamentary Debate As· sociati o n . The squad hosts three tou r n a m ents a yea r : a fa l l warm-up tournament, the Theodore O . H . Karl To u rnament (the la rgest h ig h school to urna ment i n the reg ion) and the Betsy Karl Tournament for college progra m s . Roug h ly 1 5 core members a n d 1 5 stu d e n ts from courses such a s Argumen. tation and Public Speaking com p r i se the curren t squ a d . Edward Inch, chair of Com m u nication and Theatre Depart· ment, is a lso a co·di rector. If you would l i ke to receive i n forma· tion on this event or lend a hand, send a n email titled "Reunion" to Amanda Feller at

Moving tribute to Jim Holloway wil l go up near music building One year after the tragic death of PlU assistant p rofessor of music James Hol loway, a memorial is being crafted to be p l a ced later this yea r near the Mary Baker Russe l l Music H a l l , where the beloved teacher created beautiful

music and inspired countless students. Kathryn Sparks, PLU 's curator of vi· sual resou rces, designed the p i ece of a rtwork that will be dedicated to Hol loway's legacy. I n s p i red by the i nvi­ tations she desig ned for Hol loway's wedding to J udy Carr, Spa rks brings


PLU selected for initiative to ensure g lobal citizenship PLU has been selected to partici pate i n a new i n itiative - Li beral Ed ucation and Global C itizensh i p : The Arts of Democ· racy - a curric u l u m and facu lty development project sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and U ni vers i ties and supported by the Fund

for the Improvement of Posl Secondary Education of the U . S . Depa rtment of Edu· cation . PLU was one o f only 1 0 schools cho­ sen from a pool of very com petitive a p p l icants to partici pate i n this national i n itiative. Appl ica nts had to demon strate a com m i tment to expa nding the i nvesti­ gation of global knowledge with i n the ma jor, spurring greater civic engage·

ment and social responsibility and promotin g i n students and facu l ty a deeper u ndersta n d i n g of, debate about, and the practice of democracy. "The th ree·yea r project will suppo rt 'fa c u l ty tea m s as they work to develop cu rricu la, pa rticula rly as related to the u n iversity's i nternational study semesters such as the one in Tri n idad , " said PLU Provost Paul Menze l . "Team members will participate i n a four-day faculty i n sti· tute, an o n l i ne global sem i na r and for u m s at reg ional and national m eet· ings." T h e core team from IPLU i ncl udes: Barbara Tem p l e-Th u rston, team leader and dean of h u m a n ities, who i s a spe­ cial ist i n

African a n d Caribbean l i t· erature; Lisa Marcus, En­ glish; Kath ryn Breazea le, rel i­ gion; Jill W h itman, geo­ sciences; Jeffrey Clapp,

theater; and lone Cra ndall,

Barbara Temple-Th urston

d i rectar of the Center for P u b l ic Service. U pdates and information about th e project can be fou n d at www. aacu­ edu. org.

Donors create sma l l scholarships to pay big dividends Several years ago, Don 4 9 '50 and G i n i '50 Wick decided to do someth ing '


special to honor their fa m i ly, their a l m a maier a n d to help students com plete a col lege education . They decided to cre­ ate an endowed scholarsh ip, cal led the Wick F a m i ly Endowed Schola rship, as way to provide financial suppo rt for oth·


ers a n d to leave a fa m i ly legacy at PLU . Today, their sc holarship has g rown

p l a n s, i s a perfect way to honor or memo­ r i a l ize the l i fe of a loved one, or, l i ke the

in value and contri butes several scholar­

Wicks, to show g ratitude a n d encourage

s h ips each year to deservi n g students.

l i fetime lea r n i n g . Once the fund has

"We know how d i fficult it i s for so many

reached a certa i n amo unt, the i nvestm ent

fa m il ies to afford a college education so

earn i n g s are used to provide sc holarsh ips

we fel t th i s was an i m porta n t th i n g for us

based on criteria establis hed by the do­

to do," Gini Wick sa i d . "And each year,


we receive wonderfu l, moving letters

PLU PEOPLE DEBORAH MIRANDA, assistant professor of English, recently had her poetry and essays i ncluded in several anthologies. Her work can be found in "The Dirt i s Red Here: Contemporary No­ tive California Poetry ond Art, " edited by Malcol m Margoli n ,

Hey Day Books, J u n e 2 0 0 2 ; "Th is Bridge We Call H o m e : 2 0 Yea rs After This Bridge Called My Back: edited b y Gloria Anzaldua and AnaLouise Keating, forward by Cherrie Morago, S u mmer 200 2 .

At PLU, more t h a n 90 percent of stu­

from the students expressing their t h a n ks

dents receive financial a i d , with the

and th e d i fference the schola rs h i p has

average award being $ 1 5 , 000.

A n article w i l l appear i n the women's studies journal Fron­ tiers this summer. The same article is also incl uded i n a critical anthology, "Toward a Native American Wo men's Studies: Criti­ cal/Creotive Representations," edited by Ines Hernandez-Avi la , F a l l 2002 .

made i n their a b i l i ty to attend college. It's j ust wonderfu l ! " Estab l i s h i n g a scholarship, either during one's l i fe or through one's estate


Miranda also delivered Iwo papers at the SW/TX Regional American Popular Culture Association Conference in Albuq uer­ que, N.M., in Februa ry, and read her poetry on KUOW­ Seattle, last month. CHUCK BERGMAN (English) attended the Steering Committee meeting of Second Nature; a group organizing a nelwork of West Coast colleges and un iversities focused on the greening of college campuses. The nelwork includes Stanford, UC Berkeley, University of Oregon, and Lewis and Clark. PlU has been in­ vi ted be one of the un iversities on the nelwork's Steering Comm ittee. He also presented a paper at the Annual Conven­ tion of the Modern language Association in December i n New Orleans_ The paper's title was: "Wild lives: Narrative, Subjec­ tivity, and the Poss i b i l i ty of Biography in Wild Anima l s . " Bergman also presented a slide lecture a t t h e University o f Wis­ consin Whitewater called "Writing the lives of Enda ngered Animals . " SUSAN

M AN N, d i rector of H u m a n Resources, was an invited

participant at the Oxford Round Ta ble on Civil Rights held at Oxford University in England in March. She made a presenta­ tion titled "Sexual Orientation: Creating Institutional Inclus iveness. " have won prestigious Fulbright scholarsh i ps . WHn'NEY DOLMAN '01 of Olympia, Wash . , won a teac h i ng fellows hip i n Germa ny. B E lU T OLSEN '02 of Seattle will study in Norway, and UA OSSIANDHR '02 of Ch ugiak, Alaska, will study in Germa ny. They bring the total number of PlU Fulbright scholars to 56, sign ificantly more than


School of Education Dean Lynn Beck, speaking to students from Naches Trail Elementary School

education at 'I'm Going to College Day'

other comparable un iversities. The Fulbright award is the U . S . government's premier scholarship program, created after the end af Wo rld War II to foster mutual understanding among na­ tions.

Sixth-g raders went to college for a day

c h i l d received a backpack fil led with

THE PLU ARCHlVES LED BY KBRSTI N RINGDAHL, together with 1 3 other arch ives i n the Pacific Northwest,

PLU inspires sixth-graders to continue their

last month when PLU hosted 1 3 5 stu­

school suppl ies and a T-s h i r t. Students

d e n ts from the Bethel School D istrict. The

get an official letter of one-day a d m i t­

fifth a n n u a l " I ' m Going to College Day"

tance to PLU and are encou raged to

gave the students, m a n y from low-in­

th ink a b out ways to prepare a n d save

come fa m i l ies, an u p-close look at

for college.

college l ife a n d reassured them that any­ one can make i t to college - even i f they don't th i n k they can afford it. "Regard less of what your social or economic sta n d i n g is, you can go to

Also atten di n g were the P ro m i se been selected by the Bethel Educa tional t i n u e to do well in sc haol, they are g u aranteed a $500 scholarsh i p when they g raduate. "We a re co m m i tted to h e l p i n g our ing col lege can be, as well as helping

brings a bout 1 00 students from a d i ffer­

them find ways to fund t h e i r post-second­

ent Bethel elementa ry school ta campus

ary education , " said Beth el School

every year. This year, stu dents from

Su perintendent To m Seigel. "PLU is offer­

Naches Tra il Elementa ry sat in on a

ing a wonderful opportu n i ty to these

class prepared spec ially for them , ate i n

sixth g raders . "

students and toured the campus. Each

Nor thwest Studies, Pacific Lutheran U n iversity, Seattle Munici­ pal Archives, University of Was h i ngton, Wa shington State Archives, Wa shington State University, Western Washington University and Wh ilworth College.

students f i n d out firsth a n d j u st how excit­

to offer such a prog ra m . The u n iversity

t h e university's d i n i ng hall w i th college

pating institutions are: Un iversity of Idaho, Montana H i storical Soci ety, Un iversity of Montana, Oregon Historical Society, Or­ egon State University, University of Oregon, Center for Pacific

Scholars h i p Tea m . I f those students con­

Soltis s a i d . "There a re lots of resources P L U is t h e only un iversity i n t h e state

ing aids for their rich collections, forming a searchable database m a i ntained at Washington State Un ivers ity. The Northwest Digital Archives will enable PlU students and faculty to access primary source materials that document the pol itical, cultural, and natural histary of the region. Partici­

Scholars, ta lented students who have

colleg e , " F i na n c i a l Aid D i rector Kay out there to h e l p . "

received a $350,000 grant from the National Endawment for the Human ities to form the Intern et-accessible Northwest Digital Archives. Participating institutions will produce electronic find­


200 1 FAC U LT Y R E T I R E E S Assistant Professor of Business; began a t PlU o n Sept. 1 , 1 980. Bachelor of Arts, Un iversity of Oklahoma, 1 967; J . D . , Un iversity of Puget; Sound School of Law, 1 97 8 . BARBARA AHNA,

Professor o f Education; began at PlU o n Sept. 1 , 1 970_ Bachelor of Arts, PLU, 1 9 62; Master's of Education, Western Washington University, 1 9 69; E d . D , U niversity of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1 9 75 .

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DIXIE MATTHIAS, Ad ju nct Professor of Biology; began at PlU on Sept. 1 1 , 1 9 75. Bachelor of Science, Pacific lutheran University, 1 9 62; Master of Science, Un iversity of Wa shington, 1 965 DONALO �NTWORTH, Professor of Economics; began at PlU on Sept. 1 , 1 972. Bachelor of Science, U n iversity af Min nesota, 1 965; Master of Arts, Un iversity of Min ne­ sota, 1 9 70; Master of Arts, Un iversity of I l linois, 1 9 7 1 ; P h _ D . , Un iversity of Minnesota, 1 9 72

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sends an extraordinary number of sociology gradu­ ates to some of the most pres tigious graduate schools in the country-many with l ucrative scholarships. The breadth of student s uccess in the last few years is even more imp ressive because the program has just five facu l ty members and a li ttle more than 20 swdents. "The p restige of the programs the students have been accepted to has been quite remarkable," said Dick Jobst, who has bee n a sociology professor at PLU s ince 1 967. PLU's sociology majors get plenty of real-world experience, along wi th guidance from their profes­ sors. Katie Luther '02 will join the Ph.D. program at the Univers i ty of California Riverside. She received a Dean's Fellowship. Her most rewarding opporw­ n i ty at PLU came with her recent collaboration with professo r Joanna H igginson. They received an S. Erving Severtson/Forest Foundation Research Fel­ lowship Award to research how i ncarcerated women parent. To research, they spent time at the Wash ington Corrections Center for Women i n Pu rdy, Wash. LeAnne Jones '02 won a full scholarship and an $ 1 1,000 stipend to focus on nonpro fi t manage­ ment and community development at the U niversity o f Delaware. Kristian Wiles '02 is considering o ffers fto m Delaware and Syracuse, and also a Dean's Fellow­ ship o ffer from UC Riverside. Wiles, who developed his senior thesis on homosexuality, and the five­ stage p rocess of the "coming out," presented h is

findings at the recent Pacific So­ ciological Association Conference in Vancouver, B.C. Jones, Luther and o ther PLU students and fac­ ulty participated i n the conference with paper presenta­ tions and discussions. I t was just one of many op­ port u n i ties they have had to grow as sociologists over fou r years and one thing that sets PLU apart. Swdents have already given con­ ference presentations and done fieldwork before graduation-an activity LL1any sociology students don't have until graduate school. " O ur goal is to give them concrete skills where they will be­ SMALL DEPARTMENT, BIG SUCCESS: (BACK ROW LEFT TO RIGHn Sociology profes­ sors Dick Jobst, Joanna Higginson, Kay McDade and Anna leon-Guerrero; come true sociologists," Jobst (BOTTOM ROW): grads Katie Luther, Kristian Wiles and leAnne Jones. said. Onora Lien '00 is another Swdents credi t their professors fo r their success story. Not only is she currently wo rking on success. her Ph.D at Johns Hopkins, but she has vast field "They teach as a unit, they all are willing to experience. \,(/i thin a week of Sept. 1 1 , she was help s tudents to succeed," Jones said. "They also asked to join a four-person rapid response research team for the Center for C ivilian Biodefense Strate­ gies. They went to New York C i ty to document the volunteer effo rts, p ublic reaction and response to the World Trade Center attacks. H igginson is i m pressed with the caliber of students. "They have all had exceptional initiative-they k new what they wanted, were focused and goal­ oriented in making i t happen," she said.

know good research, and the people at these schools know who our p tofessors are." Wiles credits his facu l ty mentors for his success. "Their knowledge and support have provided me with endless opportunities," Wiles said.

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u ring his first week at PLU, away from . his SaO-person Idaho hometown, M. Roy Schwarz '59 saw a professor writing free­ form on the chalkboard and speaking enthusiasti­ cally about zoology, a subject Schwarz didn'r even know existed. He found another professor teaching h istory without notes, personaUy engaging his stu­ dents. "PLU really changed my life," said Schwarz, this year's commencement speaker. While at PLU, he wasn't s u re that his grades were good enough, or that he would be able to ex­ cel in medical school, b u t Schwarz was compelled by medicine. H e wanted to practice and teach it, and a professor told him he could achieve any­ thi ng. So he did. After earning his degree at PLU, Schwarz went on to earn his M . D . from the University of Wash­ ington School of Medicine. He is now president of the China Medical Board of New Yo rk, a p rivate foundation established to p romote h igh gual i ty, Western medicine in China and elsewhere i n the world. The board has programs in C hina, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Mongo l ia and Nepal. Schwarz holds p rofessorshi ps at the universities of Wash-

i ngton, California/ San D iego, and llli­ noi5. Dr. Schwarz initiated and is founding director the WAMI (\Xfas h­ i ngton, Alaska, t>./lonrana and Idaho) Program at the Uni­ versity of Washing­ ton, wh ich p rovides medical education M. Roy Schwarz to three states that have no medical school. During his May 26 commencemen t address, "China: The Dragon Awakes," Schwarz referred to Chi nese proverbs and spoke about his knowledge as a scholar, his commitment as a physician and his caring as a person. It was a lesson for the 5 75 gmduates about the relationship between China and the U.S. and how much there is to be learned. " Ch i na today is not the China of tomorrow or next week. China is going thro ugh monumental change," he said.

Schwarz was named an outstanding alumnus in 1 969, a distinguished alumnus in 1 979 and re­ ceived an honorary doctorate of hu mane letters at commencement fo r his con tribu tions to global health. He returns to PLU frequently, and the uni­ versi ty remains an important part of his life. He describes his experiences and longstanding PLU relationships as "precious memories and p recious people." He has stayed involved with many al umni activities and served on the Board o f Regents. "The values and things that PLU stands for are the val­ ues that I've decided to stand for." Schwarz says i t's important to give credit to the people who have shaped his life, and he never forgets people he has seen give of themselves. I n that vein, Schwarz dedicated h i s address t o close friends from PLU who passed away this year: Phyllis Babcock '56, Ellen Garrity '56 and Eugene Strand ness '50 -people he says "enriched my life immensely." GO TO WWW. PW.EDU/ENCORE




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he Wang Center for I n ternational Programs-a truly disti nctive international education p rogram -will be in place at PLU this fall. At a spring town meeting attended by donors Drs. Peter '60 and G race Wang, the Wang Center Planning Team laid the groundwork for startup of the center. The Wangs donated $4 million to estab­ lish the program to p romote global u nderstanding and peace. The team recommended creating an adminis­ trative structure for the \X1ang Center. "It will serve as an all-campus hub fo r i n ternational activities and info rmation exchange at PLU," said planning team member Tamara \Vi l liams. The Wang Cen ter will be both an academic support unit and a coor­ dinating body fo r i n ternational activities. Also at the meeting, Ann Kelleher, another p lanning team mem ber, p resented a history of PLU's role in in ternational education. She said PLU has done an amazing amount without an organiz­ ing structure, and can do even more with the Wang Center. "There is a synergy that will come from a cen­ ter that has centralized administration without centralized decision making," Kelleher said. "We are convinced that if we keep doing what we've done il1 the past, it will be done the right way." The university will select an interim director by early summer to lead the search for an executive d i rector, raise funds, o rganize the Spring 2003 Symp osium and coordinate the u n iversi ty's i nter­ national activities. By June 2003, an executive director will assume leadership of the Wang Center. The p lanning team also recommended the working title for the April 2003 symposium of "China in the 2 1 s t Century: Prospects for Peace." It will h ave both an academic and cultural slant, fea­ turing both national and international sp eakers who give a global perspective to C h inese issues. The team also i m plemented a three-part grant program, which b egan last month, to further i n ter­ nationalize curriculum, encourage new i n itiatives and foster student involvement. The first recipients were announced last month. At least four awards o f up to $2,500 will be made to faculty for individual or collaborative p rojects that enhance international education at PLU, and at least two awards of up to $5,000 will be made to faculty for individual o r collabo rative p rojects in the area of Peace Studies. Ten PLU stu-

Drs. Peter '60 and Grace Wang at the spring town meeting.

dents will receive awards of up to $ 1,000 fo r aca­ demic activities with an i nternational focus. A Web site (www.plu. edu/-wangctr) will help continue conversations about how the Wang Cen­ ter should develop. The site includes comments, questions and suggestions from the campus com­ munity. "The direction Wang Center planning takes involves eveq'one at PLU, faculty, students and staff," said planning team co-chair Carlton Benson, assistant p ro fessor of h istory. "We h op e that our recommendations will give the center direction and b ring the campus community into the next s tage of the conversation." Associate Provost Bill Teska also co-chairs the committee. Other members are Gina Hames, his­ tory and global s tu dies; Kelleher, poli tical science and International Core; Richard Louie, physics, global studies; Gunnulf Myrbo, Scandinavian Stud­ ies, Judith Ramaglia, School of Bus iness, lEC; and Williams, Languages and L i terature and The Americas. GO TO





Looking back' at her career both as a history p rofes­

spired by that, the group has its own m ission: "to

sor and student, Beth Kra ig remembers time periods

c u l tivate g raduates who are aware, responsible, and

that h i story teachers often g lossed over - the time

actively engaged in the affa i rs of the worl d . "

"In hi story classes, this has been considered a

The Peace Studies g roup hopes to create an i n ter­ d i sc i p l i na ry program com m i tted to u nderstanding the

void , " Kra i g said. "What we were m i ssing from this

ori gins of confl icts that create violence and in toler­

period was someth i n g that we may c a l l 'peace.' We

a nce and dedicated to the strateg ies and visions of

wa nt to find out what happened d u ring peace times."

movements seeking susta i nable j u stice and peace.

More than a dozen PLU faculty (led by psychol­ ogy professor Chris Hansvick and K ra i gl have

The first big step in this program is a sem i n a r i n Peace Stud ies that w i l l b e offered next fa l l a s a four­

proposed the creation of a Peace Stud ies program at

credit independent studies semi nar, where students

PLU. These fac ulty m e m bers make up the Peace Stud­

will be working under the framework o f " Peace and

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Conflict I n the Last Century."

I n t h e works s i n ce s p r i n g 20 0 1 , t h e group takes

The first stu d e n t g ra n ts for i n ternatio n a l study were an­ nounced last m o nth . The win ners, in clud i n g student, major ( i f applicable), project and g ra n t amount: Heidi Kyle, hi story, for i n terviews and arc h ival

resea rch at the National Holocaust Museum in Wa sh­ ington D . C . , $ 1 , 00 0 . Amanda Kaler, English, for research on t h e Basel

Convention and susta i nable fish i n g practices in the P h i l­ ip pi nes, $ 7 5 0 . Kimberly Croft, Chin ese studies, for resea rc h o n

C h i n ese b u reaucratic reg u l ation of fisheries, fleets, and aquacultu re, $ 75 0 . Jeannie Sur, global studies, to u s e her Korean

lang uage s k i l l s to asse m b l e tra i n i n g m a terials for envi­ ro n m ental g roups and workshops at Seo u l U n iversity, $750. Rosa McLeod and Jennifer Redding, both leaders

of the student g ro u p Students for J ustice Coa l ition, to attend a co n ference, "The Power of Nonviolence," in New York C i ty, $ 1 , 2 5 0 . They w i l l also share their expe­ riences with PLU students in Peace Studies sem i n a rs . Jennifer Harsch, psychology, to complete re­

search in Ta n za n ia for a cross-c u l tural study of concepts

"We all see ourselves as students of peace in th is

seriously PLU's m i ssion to educate for l ives of service,

proces s," Hansvick. said . "This program is of the

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of religion and spiritual ity, $ 5 0 0 . Bryson Adams, Spanish, to study Spanish lan­ g uage and c u l tu re i n C uzco, Peru, $ 1 , 00 0 .

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between wars.

Wang Center awards grants

James Kozak, Chinese studies, t o prod uce a

video exploring u rban iden tities i n Be i j ing, S h a n g h a i , a n d H o n g K o n g , $ 1 , 000. Ju liann Mill er, communications, to assist Profes­

sor J oa n n e Lisosky in the production of a video about U N ESCO's Com mu nity Multimedia Centres i n Africa, $65 0 . Nova Schauss and Alexa Folsom-Hill, t o orga­

n i ze an art exh ibit that e m p h asizes international reproductive health and safety, $ 3 5 0 . T h u Huynh Nguyen, political science, t o travel to

Vietnam to study the i m pact of state policy on contem po­ rary Vietnamese m u sic and da nce, $ 1 ,000. Kimberly Andre, Scandinavian Studies, to travel

to Norway to research and write a h i story of the N a m i b ia Associa tion of Norway (NAMAS), $ 1 ,000. Leah Sprain, to research fa ir trade coffee coopera­

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endall Blair '05 creates databases fo r science faculty members, can discuss the crisis i n the M i ddle East with authority and knows how to navigate the Internet with ease. But this bright, articulate 1 9year-old PLU freshman has no knowl edge of John Hi nckley'S 198 1 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. And she had never heard that three others also were hit by b ullets. "I didn't know he'd been shot," Blair said. " I think I knew there was some kind of attempt, b u r I thought they missed." David Wolbrecht '05 , a Regents Scholar, remembers something abo ut the Berlin Wall fal l ing down. "I remember there was a big wall and a lot of people cheering then I went and played with Legos," he said.


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Blair wasn't even born when Reagan was shot, so of course she doesn't remember. Wolbrecht, also 1 9, was only 7 when the wall crumbled in 1 989. These are examples of the gen­ eration gap that exists between today's students entering college at the traditional age of 18 and their elders. Wo lbrech t and Blair agreed to discuss the generational differences to help understand how what we know because of how old we are af­ fects how we relate to other generations. The i n he rent age di.fference be­ tween professors and students o r parents and children creates a gen­ eration gap in and of itself B u r the i nc rease i n available i nformation, the pace of technological change and the stimuli young people are exposed to has resulted i n cultural differences like never before. PLU Provost Paul Menzel said it's crucial for faculty to be aware of the knowledge their students bring with them to college, and for stu­ dents to see aU that the older generation has to offer. " I t takes a certain amo unt of generosity from all generations to get to that leveJ of understanding," Menzel said. Professor To m McBride of Beloit College in Wisco nsin develops a list every year to give faculty an idea of the mindset o f incoming fresh men. "One of the things we have to be aware of is that facu l ty get older ev­ ' ery year so the stu dents seem to be getting younger," he said. There has been a "hardening of references," meaning thi ngs that are cui turally significant to a professor in his or her 40s have virtually no significance to an 1 8-year-old and can't be easily used as examples, McBride said. For instance, today's 18-year­ olds were born after the 1 980-8 1 hostage crisis in I ran and were tod­ dlers when the Space Shuttle exploded in 1 986. Compact discs were invented before they were born, and they have never used a record player-or even a cassette player, let aJone an eight­ track. A mouse h as never been just a rodent to them. Many experts in generational theory refer to those born from 19 82 on as the "Mil lennial Generation."

They made up the Class of 2000. Those in the previous generation, born from 1 9 6 1 to 1 9 8 1 , are s till called "G eneration X" by some or the 1 3rh Generation. Before that, of course, are the Baby Boomers. PLU Campus Pastor Den nis Sepper became interested i n genera­ tional theory several years ago and has done extensive research into how the gap affects relatio nships between college students and their elders. "Each generation has some com­ mon experiences that define how they react to things," he said. "It bonds that generation. I'm bonded to other Boomers because of the assassi­ nation ofJFK and because I stayed up until 2 in the morning watching Neil Armstrong walk on the moon." Eric Nelson '82, professor of classics at PLU, has been faculty de­ velopment director fo r the Freshman Experience Program and is a strong advocate fo r integrating technology into the classroom. He concedes his comments occasionally fly by s tu­ dents who don't relate. "Oftentimes when we're commu­ nicating with someone or lecturing, we do so i n terms o f shared knowl­ edge as a reference point, even i f i t's a reference to a 'Seinfeld,' episode," he said. "That kind of shared knowledge is harder to come by."

Generation �oes from the Dewey Deci mal System to the World Wide Web The rapid shift in technology has presented Some obstacles, as chil­ dren are becoming experts on compurers earl ier and earlier i n life and older people are trying to catch up. Where students in the '80s spent hours in the l ibrary searching through card catalogs and poring over stacks o f books before returning to their room to compose a paper o n a typewriter, today's students are more likely to be fo und sipping a latte i n a coffee shop while browsing the Web on a laptop comp uter. "A card catalog)" Blair asked, straining to remember the relic relied upo n by so many before her. "Wow, that was a long time ago-first or sec­ ond grade-and then it switched to computers. I remember the switch though. That was a big deal."








Sepper says that proves h is thesis that the changes in the last two de­ cades are monumental. "I really think there is a major culwral shift going on, and tech nol­ ogy has accelerated that," Sepper said. "It is as big as the shift from the oral to the written word when G u tenberg invented type. It's some­ thing that only happens every 500 to 600 years." Wol b recht laughed when asked i f h e ever used a typewriter. "Way back, when I was 5 o r something to play with, b u t that was a one-time thi ng," he said. And m usic? He's never seen an eight-track player. "My parents h ave a record player," he said. "I don't think I've ever listened to it though." Provost Paul Menzel cautions against mak i ng too m uch of the so­ called generation gap. "Generational di fferences can easily be overblown," he said. "They can't be ignored, but there's some­ thing inh erently trendy about tal k ing about the generation gap. It doesn't make that big a difference-the fun­ damental components of a good piece of writing are the same in 2002 with a co mputer as they were in 1 9 82 with a Selectric or in '62 with a man uJ.1 or in 1 8 62." B u t how swdents go about re­ searching and co mmunicating is vastly different. "One of the biggest changes is the number of ways to co mmuni­ cate-with cell p hones, voice mail, email, they expect you to learn about their communication and respond right away. People will get back to us in a much s horter period of time than they did 30 years ago," M enzel said. And research is emirely different thJ.n in years past. . "I always go to the computer first," Blair said. "Then magazines and articles, J.nd then I go to books

as kind of a last-minute resort." Blair, a biology major, says she can fin d almost all the scientific re­ search s he needs online. But she understands how the computer age can be baffling to older people. " I used a computer in first grade. I'm not afraid to mess around with it," she said. Technology has grown by such h uge leaps and bounds i n t h e last decade s o I can see why i t would b e hard for people who haven't grown up with it. My parents and my grandparents are not really willing to explore very much. They're afraid they'll break something if they do." But the swdents are keenly aware that some see using tech nol­ ogy as the easy way to d o thi ngs. "We don't have to do anything to get ahold of someone across the country," \Volbrecht said. "I think we expect things instantaneously." "I know a lot o f older genera­ tions think we're lazy," Blair said. "It may not take us quite as long to get things done, but it's hig her quality. Maybe we have a little more free time." On the other Side of the argu­ ment: "We're almost lazier because we have the technology," Wolbrecht said. Continued 01' page 10

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Tech noloeica1 advances resu lt in cha nees in teachine and l earnin� All this change has necessitated reforms in how professors design courses, how admi nistrators plan events and how students respond to activities. College students these days are accustomed to TV, video and compute r enhancements with flashy graphics and multiple images. Also, they prefer to be participants, rather than observers. "The)' think in collage," Sepper said. "We've got to provide that kind o f stimulus." Sepper supplements sermons with i mages projected on screens, and uses PowerPoint prese.ntations fo r youth gatherings. "Just sitting and watching is a very Boomer thing to do," he said. " I n a classroom, that can be a chal­ lenge to a professo r used to standing in fron t of a classroom and giving a 40-min ute lecture. Sepper says most professors are making the transition, poi nt i ng out campu s historian Phil Nordquist'S Heri tage lecture last fall. Nordq uist '56 traced the h istory of the basket­ ball program at PLU using huge i mages displa),ed through compute r to a screen towering above h i m i n the new h igh-tech lecture hall named for Nordquist. Nelson, the classics professor, h as been at the forefront of the push to integrate more technology in coursework, and he says the faculty worked hard to keep up with ad­ vances. has

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"There have been big changes in a short pe riod," Nelson said. "We used to have complaints fro m stu­ dents who were required ro get an e-mail acco u n t. Now we get com­ plaints from students when facu lty don't use e-mail and POSt things on the Web." Faculty members have had to catch up technologically, then learn how to best fit what they know into their curricula. They want to su pple­ ment and improve upon their syllabi and lesson plans, not JUSt add on ex­ tra work, Nelson said. And they have to be prepared to help students navigate the techno­ logical sea as well. "Students come with a wide vari­ ety of tech no logical skills," Nelson said. "They may know how to surf the Web, but they don't really know what it is. They know how to search for something o n Netscape, but they don't know about the e.lectronic re­ sources at the library." Also, students now have access to seem ingly endless information that doesn't go through any filter. Rather than consulting a World Book Encyclopedia like previous stu­ dents, they search on the Internet and find a wealth of i nformation­ but it can't all be taken as presented. Colleges must teach students to be more critical of the i n formation they find, to confirm sou rces and chal­ lenge some of what they read. B lair said it's important to learn to look c r i t i cally at online informa­ tion. "Anybody can put anything on the Web," she said. " It's impo rtant to know how to pick out what's reli­ able." She and Wolbrecht said they ap­ preciate al l their older p rofessors have to teach, but they sometime commun icate better with those who sincerely try to relate to them. Blair says most professors try hard to keep u p-to-date, noting that one of her science profs even fou n d a way [() integrate pop star Brimey Spears into a lecture about mol­ ecules. At the same time, Menzel says students can't write o ff a professor with a white beard or gray hair-and he doesn't think they do. "I think we have a remarkable number of older faculty who are greatly appreciated," he said. "I think it's a little more difficult fo r some older facu lty to comm unicate and relate to younger students, but not that much. Humor isn't l i mited to culture, nor is hearing one's stories or caring about someone." By Kathe,-ine Hed/and

Beloit College creates frame of reference for students and facu lty


ach year, Beloit Col l ege in Wisco nsin assembles the M i ndset List, a com pila­ tion of items that i n d icate the viewpo i n t and frame of reference of enteri ng

students. The vast maj o rity o f first year students i n 2 0 0 1 -2002 are about 1 8 , havi ng been born i n 1 9 8 3 . Since B e l o i t started d i stri b uting the l ist to o t h e r c o l l eges and the p u b l i c , i t h a s become widely c i rculated. I t ' s not m e a n t to b e scien tific, b u t t o give an idea of students' fram e of reference. "What the l i st says to me year after year is how much this partic ular genera­ tion has been enjoying a really good time," sa id Professor To m McBride, who oversees com pilation of the l ist. "The '90 s were rea l l y a time of peace and pros­ perity. Th is is a generation that fo r the most part has l ived with no cold war o r recess i o n .

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of a generation that has grown up with CNN, home computers, A I DS awareness, 'Just say no' and the Bush pol itical dynasty . " One o f t h e most stri king t h i ngs to McB ride i s how o l d e r people view the l ist. " Old h i p pies are becom i n g old fogies and they're not rea lly l i k i ng the idea," he said with a laugh. Here are som e of the t h i ngs i ncluded on the M i ndset l ists for 1 8 -year-olds the past three years: The Kennedy tragedy was a plane crash, not an assassinatio n . They have no clue what the Beach Boys were tal king about w h e n they sang about a 409, and the Little Deuce Cou pe. They o n l y know Madonna singing "American Pie." They neither know who B i lly Joe was, nor wo nder what he was d o i n g o n the Tala hatchee Bridge. They have never used a bottle

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I B M Selectrics are anti q ues. They feel more danger from having sex and being in schoo l , than from poss i b l e n u clear war. Record i n g TV programs on VCRs became legal the year they were born . There has a lways been Diet Coke. They never heard anyo n e say, " Book 'em, D a n o , " "Good n ight, J o h n -boy," or " Kiss my grits , " in prime t i m e . Artificial hearts have always been ticking. The Social Secu rity system has al ways been o n the bri n k They have never experienced a real recession. Boeing has not bu i l t the 727 since they were bo rn. They don't re mem ber JanetJackson when she was cute and c h u bby. They have a lways had access to emai l . Tyle n o l has always been i m possible fo r c h i l dren or adu lts to open . Vol kswagen beetles have always had engi nes i n the front. Ron H oward and Rob Rei ner have always been balding older fi l m d i rectors. They have probably never used carbon paper and do not know what cc a n d bcc m e a n . Major newspapers have always been pri n ted i n color. They are the first generation to prefer ta n n i ng i n d oors. Most of them know someone who was born with the help o f a test tube.

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Regent's Sch olarships change lives with full tuition packages BY




any students come out of h igh school with the focus, drive and abiliry to change the world. They come from any walk of !.ife and study i n any aca­ demic discipline. Every year, among h u ndreds of talented students at PLU, there are 12 of the best and the b rightest on campus. They are PLU Regent's Scholars. "The Regent'S Scholar p rogram began in 1 9 93 to offer a hi ghly visible reward and recogn ition for the best of the high caliber students entering PLU," said David Gu novich ' 82 '95, PLU's d i rector of admissions. "The p rogram also serves as a rec ruiting too l to help attract to p students to the university." Each yeJr three freshmen stu­ denrs arc named Regent'S Scholars and receive a ful l tuition scholarship that is renewable for u p to fo u r years. To be eligible students, must have a high school GPA of3.8 or h igher and a combined score of at least 1250 on the SAT (or 28 o n the ACT). Finalists must also imervicw before a faculty panel a nd demons trate leadership, service and academic ability. The PLU Regent'S Scholars hips literally change lives. ''It's hard even now fo r me to describe how m uch the Regent's Scholarsh i p meant to me," said Jana Dee (Steiner '98) Strasbu rg, one of the flrst Regent's Scho lars. "[ just

within a millimeter. Such measure­ ments enable her research team to undertake sophis ticated tests of gravitatio nal physics in the solar sys­ tem. The program is the only con­ tinuing l egacy o f the manned moon landings-Apollo astronauts placed the reflectors S trasburg is shooting at on the moon. "I still come back to PLU to visit my engineering and physics p rofes­ sors and to give someth ing back by meeting with students and giving tal ks o n campus," Strasburg said. "Now the support goes both ways." Another Regent'S Scholar and future scientist, Lia Ossiander '02 graduated last month magna cum laude with honors in chemistry and German. While at PLU she was an All-American cross country runner and an outdoo r recreation guide. In April Ossiander was one of three PLU students to receive a prestigious Fu lbright Scholarship. She will study pollution travel in the Baltic Sca for a year at the Universiry of Rostock in Germany as a chemical oceanogra­ pher. "There is absolutely no doubt about it. I am going to help save the world," Ossiander said. "I'm going to pull o n all of my past experience and use my science to help human i ry un­ derstand the im pact that we are having on our planet. We are going

love PLU and I know I wou ld have never been able to attend there with­ out it. I credit PLU and the Regent'S Sch olars h i p for setting me on the path to a special career in science." Strasburg earned her under­ graduate degree in physics and electrical engineering and is now a graduate student in physics at the University of Washi ngton. She is at work o n h e r thesis project, flring la­ ser beams at ref1ectors on the s urface of the moon to measure the distance between thc Earth and the moon to

to save our oceans and the planet from global warming caused by greenhouse gasses. "And yo u know what? I wo uldn't be in this position now withou t the Regen t's Scholarshi p. Because I was given so much support fo r fou r years, I am graduating with out having to wo rry about paying back student loans. I can do what I want and go where I want and I'm going to take full advantage of i t," she said. Ossiander, who is from Ch ugiak, Alaska, said that when she was first applying to college she had no idea which of her nine top schools she wo uld choose. "My decision to come to PLU su rprised me. But when I vis­ i ted campus and met the great people h ere and then when I was of­ fered a Regent's Scho lars hip I knew i t was the righ t place for me," s h e said. " Regent'S Scholars are people who come to PLU with special talents and abilities," David G unovich said. "And PLU is a special place that chal­ lenges them to succeed. The co mbinat.ion results in top-notch students who have unlimited oppor­ tunities after graduation."

Lia Ossiander '02

Among other academic accomplishments, Lia Ossiander '02 is an All-American cross country runner.

BOARD OF REGENTS 2001 -2002 /1JIU.l/ .JI'f't X.lllli. J rlLd{IOH, Ut'!'h·'t']/tmg 1 9 99-2002 TERM 1 9 9 6 M r. Neal L. Arntson,

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1 99 6 Mr. Richard L . ( D ick) Bauer, B o i s e , I d a h o , ELCA

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1 9 93 M rs . L i n d a M. Eva n s o n , Ste i l acoo m ,

ELCA 1 998 Ms. Kath eri n e J o h n s o n , S h orel i n e ,

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At- Large, ' 7 7 1 99 3 M r. J a mes H ushage n , Tacoma, Wash . ,

2 0 0 1 Ms. M i c h e l l e Y. Long, San Ra m o n ,

ELCA, '70 1 9 9 5 Mr. Kurtis K. Mayer, Taco m a , Was h . , At- Large

Calif., At-Large, '84 1 9 9 5 M r. Gary Severs o n , Kirkl a n d , Wash . ,

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At- Large 1 9 95 Rev. Rebecca Lucky S hjerve n , Gig Harbor, Wash . , ELCA , '83

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2000-2003 TERM 1 99 7 Dr. Cynthia Edwards, U n i versity Place , Wash . , ELCA, '76 1 99 8 Dr. Wi l l ia m Foege, Atlanta, Ga_, At-Large, '59 1 9 9 7 M r. Roe H a t l e n , A p p l e Valley, M i n n . , At-Large, ' 6 5 2000 M rs . A n n e Long, Bel levu e , Wash . , ELCA, ' 8 6 1 9 9 5 Rev. D r . Larry N e e b, Fe n to n , M o . , At-Large 2 0 0 0 M rs . Karen P h i l l i p s , Mercer I s l a n d , Wash . , ELCA , ' 5 5 1 9 9 7 M r. Martin P i h l , Ketc h i k a n , Alaska, E LCA 1 99 4 M rs . Gerry A n n e Sahl i n , Bow, Wa s h . , ELCA 1 99 7 Mr. J i m Stauffer, M i sso u l a , M o n t . , ELCA 1 99 7 M rs . S u s a n Stringer, B e l l evue, Was h . , Alumni, '76 2 0 0 0 B is h o p Marrin W e l l s , S p o k a n e , Wash . , ELCA

2001 -2004 TERM 1 99 5 Mr. D a n i e l L. Alsa ker, Spokane, Wash . , E LCA 1 9 9 6 M s . Becky Burad, San Fra n c i sco, Calif. , A l u m n i , '74 2 0 0 1 Mr. Robert G o m u l k i ewicz, Red m o n d , Wa sh . , At-Large, ' 8 3 2 0 0 0 M s . Roberta G oo d n ow, Bel l e v u e ,

Dr. Loren J . And erson, Taco ma, Was h . ,


ADVISO�Y ELCA Bishop W i l l i a m C. Boerger, Seattle, Wash , ELCA, ' 7 1 B i s h o p Ro n a l d Marti nso n , A n c h o rage, Alaska, ELCA M r. Arne S e l byg, C h i cago,

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pair o f Pacific Lu theran graduates and the son of one of the school's most well-known and successful coaches have joined the school's coaching staff. John Yorke ' 9 1 has been selected to replace Joe Waters as men's soccer h ead coach. Jerrod Fleury '96 has been named women's soccer head coach, replacing Sue Waters. And in men's basketball, PLU reached back i nto its past in order to move into the fu ture . Dave Harshman, an assistant coach for twO seasons fro m 1 9 72-74 and the son of Lute coaching legend and Basketball Hall of Fame member M arv Harshman, was named head coach. He replaces Bruce Haroldson, who retired after 19 seasons at the u niversity. DAVE HARSHMAN, MEN 'S BASKETBALL

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" We are very pleased to have Dave Harshman join our staff," said PLU athletic director Dr. Paul Hoseth. "Successfu l Division III coaches must be excellent teachers. Dave has been teaching basket­ ball skills to various ages of young people for many years. We believe he has the experience, ski lls and enthusiasm to be successfu l at PLU." Since 1 9 94, Harshman has run " Hoops With Harsh," providing instruction and p l ayer develop­ ment to individuals and groups. In addition, si nce 1 989 he has worked as a college and h igh school basketball color analyst for Fox Sports Northwest based in Bellevue. He also served as color analyst on Seattle S u personics radio broadcasts from 1 994-96. Harshman last coached in the college basket­ ball ranks at \Vashington State Universi ty, where he was an assistant for two seasons from 1 9 87-89. Prior to that, he was the associate head coach at Lamar University during the 1986-87 season. He also held assistant coaching positions at Iowa State University from 1 976-77, at University of Nebraska from 1 9 77-78 and at Michigan State University fro m 1 978-8 1 , including the Spartans' 1 979 na­ tional championship season. Harshman was head basketball coach from 1 974-76 at Spokane Falls College. I n addition to his college experience, Harshman was an assistant coach o f the NBA's Se­ attle Supersonics during the 1 983-84 season and the head coach and general manager o f the Conti­ nental Basketball Association's Wisconsin Flyers during the 1 982-83 campaign. Hars hman earned his bachelor's degree fro m Washington State University in 1 970. Dave Harshman's father, Marv, coached at Pa­ cific Lutheran from 1 945-58, compiling a 236- 1 1 6 record. H e later went o n to coaching success at Wash ington S tate U n iversity and the University of Was h i ngto n. JOHN YORKE '9 1 , MEN 'S SOCCER

Since 1 9 93, Yorke has been a social studies teacher and boys varsity soccer coach at Auburn High School, where he earned South Puget Sound League Coach of the Year ho nors in 2000 and 200 1 . He also served as the girls varsity head coach at Au­ burn High School from 19 9 8-200 1 . Prior to that, Yorke was the Green River Communi ty College women's soccer coach from 1 9 9 1-95. He is cur­ rently on the coaching staff for area club team FC Uni ted. Yorke p l ayed two years of college soccer at Green River Community College before playing a year each at PLU and Belhaven (Miss.) College. He



Jerrod Fleury '96, Dove Harshman and John Yorke ' 9 1 .

returned to PLU and earned his bachelor's degree in business admi11istration. JERROD FLEURY '96, WOMEN 'S SOCCER

Fleury is an eighth-grade health and physical education teacher in the Federal Way School D is­ trict. He served as women's soccer head coach at Cen tral Washington Universi ty in 1 998 and 1 9 99, leading h is 1998 team to the Pacific West Confer­ ence championship with a 1 2-6- 1 record. Heury started his coaching career at Tacoma Community College, where he was the men's soccer head coach from 1 9 9 1 -93. He became the women's coach at TCC in 1996 and 1 9 97, finishing with a 36-1 -3 overall record and leading both teams to league

and state championships. Fleury also coached boys and girls high school soccer in several area schools. Fleury earned his bachelor's degree in physical education at P LU, and is scheduled to fi nish work on a master's in athletic administration from Cen­ tral Washington later this year. "The field of candidates for both (soccer coaching) positions was outstandi ng. We are pleased to h ave both John and J errod join our coaching staff," said Hoseth. "I am confident that these men will give excellent leadership to their programs and will help to provide an outstanding collegiate experience for their athletes."


The PLU men's crew team rowed a career-best time to win the national championship in the men's varsity lightweight 4 with coxswain compe­ tition at the Dad Vail Regatta last month. A total of 31 boats fro m NCAA Division II and III, along with Division I club teams, competed. PLU rowed 6:33.6 in the championship final, finishing ahead of University of San Diego, 6:35.8, and St. Tho­ mas University (Minn.), 6:3 9 . 1 . The Pacific Lutheran boat members are Brian Grant, B rian Paulson, Bjorn Larsen and Cameron M cVay with Elisa Kurchowsky serving as coxswain. SOFTBALL

The team clinched a spot as the No. 1 seed in the college world series, fi nishing the national tournament i n fourth place. The team i mp roved its regular season record to 34-0 and tied an NCAA mark for consecu tive victories. M el i ssa Korb, who came into her senior season with PLU career records for strikeouts, strikeouts per seven innings and win ning percentage, has added to those marks. Korb had 68 career wins, 677 career strikeouts and 3 1 career shutouts going into the national tournament. When it comes to strikeouts, no o n e in PLU history compares to

Korb, who has 5 9 6 in her career, an average of9.9 per seven innings pitched. This season she pitched six no-hi tters. WOME N'S BASKETBAll

For the second time in the past fo ur years, Pa­ cific Lutheran saw its season come to an end in the "El i te Eight" o f the NCAA Division III women's basketball championship tournament. The Lutes dropped a 64-47 decision to host Wisconsin­ Stevens Point in the NCAA Division III women's basketball champ ionship playoffs. Senior ceorer Jessica Iserman, playing her final game in an out­ standing career, led Pacific Lutheran with 1 4 points and eight rebounds. Iserman earned all-con­ ference honors for the second straight year, joining senior point guard Becky Franza '02, a three-time honoree, on the team. With a 23-4 record in 200 1 0 2 ( a school record . 85 2 winning percentage), the Pacific Lutheran women's basketball program h as now won at least 20 games i n five straight seasons. Prior to that, no team in the h istory o f PLU women's basketball had won more than 18 games in a year. Head coach Gil Rigell has had an out­ standing run in those five years, leading the Lutes to a cumulative 106-29 record (.785 winning per­ centage) and to four Northwest Conference titles.


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Annual Alumni Women's Spring Luncheon a success


here was great enthusiasm for i nviting all PLU alumni women [0 the Annual Alumni \'Vo men's Spring Luncheon. For 5 0 years, the event has been p u t on fo r women of the '30s [0 the '50s. Internationally known anist Julie Ueland '79, was the feacured speaker at the March 2 3 1un­ cheon, sponsored by tbe Special Events Comm i[[ee of the Alumni Board. After a delightful lu ncheon and delicious desserts, julie ref1ected on some of the biggest events that h ave occurred in the life­ times of the women in attendance, the changing roles of women, and her personal jou rney as a work­ ing wife and mother, starving anist, and successful businesswoman. We invite all PLU alu mni women [0 mark you r calendar now for the 2003 luncheon set fo r Saturday, March 1 5 .

Alumni Director, Lauralee Hagen ' 75, ' 78 (CENTER) celebrates PLU women with two past alumni board presidents, Esther Ellickson '58 and Carol Geldaker '57 . ....

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Homecoming 2002 Oct. 4-6 brings PLU Live: Lutes In together Residential Life, other alumni Volunteer Endeavors


n 2002, the Choir of the West celebrated i ts 75'h anniversary by being the first o fficial "alumni affinity reunion" [0 be held during the Homecomtng festivities. I t was an i ncredible week­ end fo r everyone involved. This year's affinity reunion will i nclude all past mem bers of the Resi­ dential Life S taff and Hall Councils. With this in mind, we have chosen the "The Greatest HOME on Earth " as the theme for Homecoming 2002. This year we pay special tribute [0 mem bers of the classes of 1 95 2 , 1 957, 1 962, 1967, 1 9 72, 1 977, 1 982, 1 987, 1992, 1 997 and all Residential Life S taff and Council" alumni. But remember, Home­ coming 2002 is for everyone! We look forward to offering many of the popular events that have be­ come a tradition during Homecoming Weekend and we hope to see you on campus Oct. 4-6. Here's a look at the schedule: FRI DAY, OCT. 4

You can attend a regularly scheduled class, reg­ ister for the Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon [0 hear firsthand about the accompl ishments of the PLU graduates being ind ucted i nto the Athletic Hall of

Fame and attend the Annual Heri tage Lecture. Fi­ nally, join us at the Homeco ming Gala, where we wil l honor the 2002 Alumni Award recip ients, enjoy a wonderfu l meal and be entertained by some of PLU's finest musicians. SATU R DAY, OCT. 5

Class reu nion brunches, an alumni service p roject, the G o lden Club Brunch at the Gonyea House, the Alumni Tent and the Lute football game at Sparks Stadium and the Class Reunion/Residen­ tial Life Affi n i ty Reunion event at the Tacoma Country and Golf Club are j ust a few of the activi­ ties p lanned for Saturday. S U N DAY, OCT. 6

Univers i ty Congregation will certainly be one of the h igh lights of the weekend. We encourage you [0 end your Homecoming \'x/eekend by joining the PLU community for this very special worship ser­ Vlce. * Residential Life Affinity Reunion information is being sent directly to past residential life staffand hall council members. Ifyou have not received information by the end ofjune, please contact us.

PLU Night at the Tacoma Rainiers Aug. 1 7 oin us for a night of baseball, food and fu n at Ball Night Satu rday, Aug. 1 7, at Cheney Stadium i n Tacoma. We have reserved the upper deck fo r PLU alumni, parents and friends [0 watch the 200 1 Pacific Coast League Champion Tacoma Rainiers (Triple-A Affiliate of the Seattle Mariners) take on the Salt Lake Sting-


ers. For jus t $ 1 7 per persoll, you receive VIP park­ ing, entry i n to the park with special seating, an All-American BBQ-and a free baseball. Buy your tickets online at or give us a call.


he Voluneeer Commi teee of ehe Alumni Board inviees you co become a participane in PLU LIVE. (PLU Luees In Volunteer En­ deavors). Over the next Few mond'ls you wiLL learn a variety of different ways co gee involved in volun-' teer efforts on behalf of PLU. Some of these opportunities will be on campus, while others may be in the local community or far from campus. Imagine an Adope-a-H ighway project in yo ur com­ munity sponsored by PLU alumni and friends. Could you see yourself organizing that project? G ive u s a call and tell us you are intereseed! Picture 40 Lutes meeting in Mexico to build a Habieat fo r Hu manity House. Sound good to you? D rop LIS an e-mail and express your i nterest! Would you like co Pain t Tacoma/Pierce Coun ey Beaueifu l this sum­ mer o n behalf of PLU? Sign up 1l 0 W by calling or going online at www.plualumni. org.

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Homecoming 2002 Alumni Reco gnition Awards Distinguished Alumnus Award For his o u tstanding work as a professor and author in the field of chemis try, Dr. H . Eugene LeMay Jr. '62 receives the 2002-2003 Distinguished Alumnus Award. After receiving a bachelor of science degree in chemistry fro m PLU i n 1 962, LeMay received a master of science degree in 1 964 from the University of Illinois and Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry i n 1 966. LeMay has served as a chemistry p rofessor at the University of Nevada, Reno, since 1 966. H is numerous teaching awards include the 2000 Carnegie Foundation/CASE N evada Pro fessor of the Year, the 2000 Senior Scholar Mentor Award fo r the College of Arts and Sciences and the 1 997 Nevada Regents Teaching Award. He co-authored " C hemistry: The Central Sci­ ence," the most widely used chemistry textbook in the country, "Quanti tative Inorganic Analysis" and "Chemistry: The Study of Matter." Dr. LeMay is the faculty adviser to InterVarsity Campus ministry. He and his wife, Carla (Hansen) '64, are also active in their church, where he serves as chairman of the board. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.

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Larson serves as presi­ dent o f Wartb u rg Theological Seminary in D ub uque, Iowa, and p ro­ fessor of systematic theology. Previously, he was assistant p rofessor and associate p rofessor of systematic theology at Lutheran Theological Seminary at G ettys burg, Pa., and h as served as a pastor. He also serves as the Lutheran co-chai r on the Lutheran-Episcopal Coordinating Commi ttee, which oversees implementation of the agreements made by the twO churches i n "Called to Common Mission." H is many published works include the books "Times of the Trinity" and " From Word and Sacra­ ment: Renewed Vision fo r a Diaconal M i nistry" and collaboration on "The Historical Dictionary of Lutheranism." Larson and his wife, Kathy, live in Dubuque, Iowa.

Outstanding Recent Alumnus Awards Julia Rehwinkel '98 receives a 2002-2003 Out­ standing Recent Alumnus Award for her work with the United States Agency fo r In ternational Develop­ ment (USAID) as a project manager fo r the H IV/ AIDS awareness program. Rehwinkel joined the Peace Corps in February 1 999. When USAID began its H IV/AIDS p revention p rogram in B ritish G uyana, it asked the Peace Corps to send a volunteer to help - the Corps chose Rehwinkel. She served 1 1 mon ths as the HIV/AIDS Yo uth Project coordinator. After the Peace Corps, she stayed with USAID in G uyana and is now the HIV/AIDS project man­ ager, credited for the success of the p rogram. She immerses herself in the G uyanese culture, traveling t h roughout G uyana and rep resenting the USAID p rogram at G uyanese meetings and events. Rehwinkel has been able to fulfill a sense of adventure as well as professional goals. She has lived i n rustic co nditions, suffered from several of the endemic health problems as natives and been stifled by post-election strife, b u t she continues to treasure her experiences in Guyana. She will attend Johns Hopkins University i n t h e fall t o pursue a master's degree i n international health policy and management, with emphasis on infectious diseases.

Connor Trineer '92 receives an Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award fo r his wo rk in the theater and entertainment industry. Trineer received a Bachel o r of fine arts degree in theater from PLU in 1 9 9 2 and a master of fine arts degree i n acting and directing from the Univer­ sity of Missouri in Kansas C i ty. Trineer has appeared in pop ular television shows including "One Life to Live," "Touched by an An­ gel," and " ER." This past

year, Trineer achieved national name recognition fo r his s tarring role as Charles "Tri p " Tucker III i n t h e new S tar Trek series, " En te rprise. " He has also perfo rmed on stage in Boston, New York City, Los Angeles and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Trineer lives in the Los Angeles area, where he is active in the Circle X Theater Company. PLU professor of theater, William Becvar, calls Trineer "one of the theatre's 'best and b rightest.'" Becvar fi rst encounte red Trineer in a film history class when the actor was a freshman. His assess­ ment of Connor's PLU and p ro fessional career holds high praise: "He was a pure joy with whom to work and still, after 29 years at PLU, is one of my very favorite actors."

Heritage Award For 70 years o f faithful support and service to his alma mater, Herman (Bud) Anderson '31 receives the 2002-2003 Heri­ tage Award. Anderson has mai n tained the tradi­ tion o f phi lanthropy estab l ished during the Depression years by his father, past PLU Regen t H. E. Anderson. Anderson served on the PLU Alumni Board from 1 960 to 1 963 and on the Board of Regents from 1 962 to 1 967. H e is a mem­ ber of the Campaign Steering Committee for The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran University. H e also serves as a member of the Center for Learning and Technology leadership committee. Anderson is most associated with the Ander­ son Clock Tower that stands in front of the University Center. It was dedicated in honor of his parents in 1 9 7 1 and remains a campus landmark. More recen tly, he established the H. E. and Vivian Anderson wing in the newly revitalized Xavier Hall. H e and his wife, Vivian, have been partners in their support and enth usiasm fo r PLU. They live in Tacoma.

Special Recognition Award Arthur Hansen receives the 2002-2003 Spe­ cial Recognition Award for his longtime support of Pacific Lutheran Uni­ versity. Hansen and his be­ loved late wife , Jen nie (Lee) '34, lived in Hono­ lulu, where he started AH Hansen Ltd., a wholesale meat distribut­ ing company, in 1 952. A fter the sale o f the com­ pany and Arthur's retirement, the Hansens moved to Seattle. They have been strong supporters of PLU since the early 1 960s. They actively recruited students on b ehalf of PLU and opened their home to prospec­ tive students and alumni. They established the Jennie Lee Hansen Endowed Scholarship, affi rm­ ing their belief in an education that p romotes C h ristian values. I n October 1 997, Hansen enthusiastically sup­ ported the Campus Computer Network upgrade with a gift. I n June 1 998, the Jennie Lee Hansen Recital Hall in the M ary Baker Russell M usic Cen-


ter was dedicated, Hansen is a member of the Cam­ paign Steering Committee for The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran Universiey and supported PLU thro ugh his pace-setting gift to the Center for Learning :rnd Technology, He lives in Seattle,

A life of service­ Jan Shabro

Alumni Service Award For her ou tstanding volun teer service as a pe­ diatrician and member of Northwest Medical Teams, Phyllis


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receives the 2002-2003 Alumni Service Award, In 1 9 79, Cavens Jo ined the first grou p that Northwest M edi­ cal Teams sent to Thailand to treat Cam­ bodian refugees who were victims of the "killing fields," S ince that time, she has been to Ethiopia, Somalia, Mexico, J amaica, Uzbekistan, and Honduras, where she has served as a pediatri­ Clan, I n 1 9 85, Cavens went to Ibnat, Ethiopia, the s i te of a refugee camp high i n the mountains, Chol­ era, a disease that k i lls 70 percent of patients, struck the camp a few days after her team arrived, With the medical team on si te, the epidemic sub­ sided in a week, after 600 people were treated,

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The list of p laces Cavens has traveled and in­ ternational crises that she has served in are extensive and can be found in the book, "Being a Pediatrician," wri tten by h er husband, Travis Cavens, M . D . Phyllis and h e r husband, who have two grown children, live in Longview, Wash,

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Brian C. Ol son Leadership Awa rd

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The B rian C. Olson Leadership Award is p re­ sented to a current student who has demonstrated a commitment to the universiey and the Alumni Association. By recognizi ng the imporcance of connecting students and alumni, the recipient has shown poten tial for life­ long service to the u niversity. Senior Tim Vialpando receives the 2002-2003 Brian C. Olson Leadership Award, Vialpando is pursu­ ing a double major in secondary English lan­ guage arcs and English writing, Vialpando served as ASPLU President fo r the 200 1 -2002 school year and h as been a speaker at many campus events in­ cluding Admissions Open Hou ses, Convocation, and Family Weekend, He also was p resident of Foss Hall, a s tudent intern in the Residential Life Office and ASPLU programs director. He has served both the PLU Board of Regents and Alumni Board as a student representative. Vialpando, from Wes tminster, Colo" attends PLU on academic and Q Club scholarships, He is one of seven charter members of the Student Alumni Association, The group will be a valuable resource to the Alumni Association in years to come.

This award is named in memory ofBrian C Olson an avid PLU supporter and Alumni Board president who died of cancer in 2000 at age 39, '83,

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long with Kevin Wimsett ' 9 6 and Calvin Goi ngs '96who were featured in the last edition of Scene, "Lives of Service,"-Jan Shabro ' 64, '88 serves on the Pierce County Coun­ ciL She was first elected in 1 9 94, "When I was at PLU, li ttle did I i magine I wou ld be entering the political scene," S habro said. "My public service in this job has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my l i fe." Shab ro got both of her degrees-a B.A. and M,A. in education-from PLU. Prior to being elected to the council, Jan worked fo r the Washing­ ton State House of Representatives and the Office of rhe Secretary of State, was a public school teacher and an ins tructor for the Boeing Company. Because of term lim its, Shabro leaves at the end of this term, She will seek a seat in the Was h­ i ngton State Legis latu re, She has been a Pierce Couney resident for more than 35 years.

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2003 -04 Alumni Award Nominations The PLU Al u m n i Association e n courages a l u m n i , fri e n d s a n d students t o s u b m i t n a m e s o f persons to b e consid ered fo r awards recognizing t h e i r co n t r i b u t i o ns to the u n i versity o r t h e i r co m m u n i ty.


Ou tstand i n g Al u m n us Award

Outsta n d i n g Recent Al u m n u s

Al u m n u s Award

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alumni class no es Under each year is listed that group 's official Class Representative or Representatives (CR). If there isn't a name underyo££r graduatIOn-)'car, that means there isn)t a desig�Jtlted en. if)'Olt would like to represent)IOU1' class) or k�IOUJ someone I(Jho might make a good CR, call 1-800-ALUM-PLU or e-mail Other classes with CRs are: 1 938 Volly (No.-b),) Grande and Sian Willis, 1940 Lmlla Toso johnson, 1946 1sabel (Harstad) IVatncss, 1947

Gemld Lider,

1948 Norene

(Skilbred) (;,,{haugen,

Haugen and Clarene (Osterli) johnson, 1962 Leo Eliason, 1963 Paula (He)'er) Billingsly andjdy Perry, 1966jack Oliver, 1968 Michael Ford, 1975 Ed \1oie, and 1 978 David Dahl.

19S5 Phyllis

Gml", Carroll,

1956 Gilln)' (Grahn)

Cltm Representative pOSitions available: 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1 943, 1944, 1 945, 1951, 1952, 1 960, 1967, 1992

1 927 Dorothy (Fowler) Filts died on March 1 . Dorothy graduoted from h i g h school ot t h e age of 1 6 a n d was i n the first graduot i n g class of Paci fi c Lutheran College at the age of 1 8 . Her first teaching i a b was in a one-roam, rural schoolhouse in Montana. She a l so ta ught in Spanaway, Vaughn, Benston and Tacoma. For the last 20 years of her career, Darathy taught kindergarten at Park Avenue Elementary School i n Taco m a . After she retired, she c a n t i nued to tutor students u n t i l ,iust a few years ago. She was preceded i n death by her husband of 5 2 years, James U i mmy). Dorothy i s survived by three daughters, Marga, Marianne, and J e a n n e ; a n d eight grandchildren.

1 939 l.e!'lnard Axel Anderson died on Feb. 25. After PLU, Lennard taught music i n the Tacoma schools for 1 0 years before going i n to private teach i n g . He was the staff p i a n ist for several years at KVI Radio and hod a d a i ly program, gave many recitals a n d performed with the Tacoma Philhormon ic, where he served a s official pio n i st. Lennard i s survived by h i s wife, Jea n ; daughter, Vernice; grandda ug hter, Kari Lade '88 and two stepc h i l d ren, Nara and Drew. Remembrances in his name may be made to PLU, P i a n o Department.

1 949 C R : LUTHER WATNESS Wilbert Eri<son's book, "The World War II Experiences of Lt. i .g . W.M. Ericson," was p u b l ished last year. A copy i s in the PLU l i bra ry. He and h i s wife, Irene, traveled to J a pan in the spri n g . This was their seventh visit si nce Wilbert retired i n 1 98 8 . They celebrated Easter with their daughter, Dr. Joan E r icson, a n d her fa m i ly i n Tokyo.



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D o n D'Andrea d ied an March 2 2 . Don played center a n PlU's 1 94 7 Pear Bawl Ch a m p i o n s h i p football tea m _ I n 1 992, he was i n ducted into the PLU Athletic H a l l of Fame bath a s a footba l l player and a s a member of the 1 94 7 team. Don was also named to the Assacioted Press, little All-American Team in 1 947, and drafted by the Las Angeles Rams. He was a graduate of the School of Education and retired fram a career in education in 1 979. Dan was preceded i n death by h is wife of 50 years, Betty. He i s survived by h is daughter, Larie (D'Andrea) Jacobson .

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D i strict from 1 95 1 to 1 96 5 . Alter

p a i n t i n g , computers and maunta i n-

and retired as a warden in 1 99 8 .

PLU, Bud earned a master's degree in physical education from Colum-

eering, rea c h i n g the s u m m i t of Mt.

From March 1 99 8 until Jonuary

R a i n ier six times. Dole was preceded i n death b y h i s parents, Bill ' 1 0 and Alma '09; s ister, Sylvia; ond brother, Orville (Bud) '38. He is

rections bureau of the Pi erce County Sheriff's Departm ent.

b i a U n i versity, He i s survived b y h i s wife, Pat; daughter, Coria; san, Rob; and two grandchildren.

Edward Rosin died in January. Alter PLU, Ed married h i s wife, M a rgaret. They l ived in Ya k i m a , Was h . , where E d was 0 teacher, counselor and vice principal in the West Valley School D i strict. They then moved to Bellevue, Wash., where E d was an assistant p r i n c i p a l at Newport High School until h i s retirement i n 1 980. After retirement, E d and Margaret moved to Kelso, Wash. Wherever E d l ived, he was a n active member of his church, w h i c h included serving a s Sunday School super i n tendent, an church counc i l , and as a choir member. After reti rement he also served a s a lay m i n istry associate. Ed i s survived by h i s wife of 5 1 years, Margaret; four chi ldren and four grandc h i l d ren.

1 95 1 John Szabo died a n Sept. 2 8 . He was a teacher in the Prescott (Ariz.) School District far 25 years. He also served four years as a f i r s t sergeant in the Cambot E n g i neers u n i t of the U . S . Army during World War I I . John was preceded i n death by his wife, Norma. He i s survived by h i s three sons a n d eight grandchildren. John Anders Wo'id died on Dec. 2 1 . During World War I I , he served in the Merc h a n t Mari nes and the U . S . Army. After the war, he graduated from PLU and later became a lass control manager far Reliance Insurance in Partla n d , Ore., ret i r i n g i n 1 98 9 . His wife, Darathy, twa daughters and five grandchildren s u rvive h i m .

1 953 C R H ELEN-JOANNE [ENGERI OLSEN leRoy Johnson d i ed an March 4 . Alter PLU, LeRoy ta ught school in Olympia, Wa s h . a nd i n Augsburg, Germany for the U . S . Army dependent chi ldren. LeRoy -reti red a s an elementary school principal from the Clover Park School District in 1 98 4 . Alter retiring he came to PLU, where h e was a supervisar for student teachers i n the School of Education. LeRoy en ioyed fish i ng , c a m p i n g and trave l i ng . He is su rvived by h i s wife, Shirley (Molter) '53; four c h i l d ren, C h r is, Cathy, Kar,la, a n d Ken; a n d grandda u g h ter, Hanna h .

1 954 C R : IVER HAUGEN Jerry Varner d i ed a n March 2 9 .


Jerry worked at The News Tribune

Carl "Bud" Hatley d i ed. a n Feb. 8 . Bud coached football and track and later became the athletic d i rector at Federal Way (Wa s h . , H igh School from 1 965 u n t i l he retired in 1 9 8 2 . I n 1 98 8 , he was ind ucted i nto t h e Washi ngton State Secondary School Athletic Adm i n istrators Association H a l l of Fame. W h i l e at Federal Way, h e was i n strumental i n such proiects as the can slructian of Federal Way Memorial Stod i u m , the expa n s i o n of the school d i strict from a single h i g h school to mul tiple h ig h schools, and the i m plementation of Title IX for g i rl s sparts. Before Federal Way, B u d was a teacher and coach and later the athletic d i rector i n the Fife School

and retired alter 3 3 years. Jerry loved to play golf, throw harseshoes, and watch baseball. He i s su rvived by his wife of 1 8 years, Lois, several s a n s a n d daugh ters, i ncluding Deann (Jay '82) Edgers, and 20 grandchildren.

survived by h i s brother, Lester '49.

CR: CAROL (SOTIEMILLERI GELDAKER AND HELEN �ORDANGERI NORDQUIST Dale Storaasli d ied on March 1 6 . Alter PLU, Dale w a s a teacher i n t h e Fran k l i n Pierce School District where he rem a i ned until h i s retirement, except far one year of teachin g i n Spa i n . H i s i n terests i ncluded o i l

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Mi kkel i s su rvived b y h i s mother, Mary Helen, and si ster, Turi '74. H i s father, farmer pastor of Trinity Lutheran C h u rch in Tacoma, Erling Thompson, preceded him i n death.

Glen Si ngleton died o n J a n . 2 . After PLU, Glen taught a t Eatonville


After grad uating from PLU, Mikkel

Josie Shapira is in a legal and psychiatric inter n s h i p progra m .

1 959 CR: ALVIN DUNGAN Sister Frieda Gatzke i s retired but continues to work with seniors as a peer counselar in Victaria B . C .

1 96 1 CR: RON LERCH Sam Gange i s play i ng Senior Olympic basketball for Saddlebraoke (Ariz.) 65. They recently won a gold medal at the Tucson Senior Olympics and he i s having 0 great time playi ng baSKetball again.

1 964 C R KATHY ITAYLORI EDLUND Roy Carlson became a pharmacist for the Stil laguamish I n d i a n tribe i n Arl i ngton, Wash . , after h e retired from Providence Medical Center i n Seattle. Roy lives on Camona I s l a n d .

1 965 C R : PEGGY OGDEN-HOWE Pegg,y Ogden-Howe was cal.led to serve a s associate pastor at Advent Lutheran C h urch in Arlington, Texas. S h e olso serves as synod ecumenical representative.

1 967 Greg Karlsgodt accepted a call to be the executive d i rector of Kag udus Renewal M i n istry i n January. 'He was previously the pastor of Imma nuel Lutheran Church in Missou l a , Mont., far 1 0 years. Kagudus i s a retreat m i n istry founded and d i rected by Olaf Magis ' S I until his death i n 2000. Greg's wife, Carrol (Kirby '67), reti red fram n u rs i n g i n t h e fall of 2000 a n d now provides computer expertise for Kagudus. S<OIt a n d Farah (Peters '69) Fisher received a g ra n t from the U . S . State Department to bring 30 students ,from the former Soviet U n i on to C a l i fa r n i a State Un iversity, Dominguez Hills, for a one week workshop an how to mentar techno!agy skills.

1 969 CR ROSE (LANESI STEINER new coreer i n the real estate prafess i a n with his wife, Judy. They are working at Keller W i l l i a m s in Gig H a rbor, Wash. George was previ-

Mikkel Thompson d i ed an J a n . 1 4 . spent a year studying a t the Un iversity of H a m burg, Germa ny. He then returned to the U _ S . , where he obtai ned a master's degree i n mus icalogy from t h e U n iversity o f Iowa; a master's degree in theology from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn.; a n d a doctar of m i n i s try degree fram S a n Anselmo Theological Sem i nary. He has served as pastar to cang regatians in Washington a n d I d a h o .

1 97 1 C R : JOSEPH HUSTAD JR Chu<k Clarke was chosen to head Seattle Public Util ities by Seattle Mayor Greg N ickels. Chuck has been the d i rector of the reg i o n a l office o f t h e federal Environmental Protection Agency as well as the Washi ngton State Department of Ecology. He i a i ned farmer Seattle Mayor Paul Schell's a d m i nistration i n July 2000 a s deputy mayor for issues a nd proiects dea l i ng with util ities, tronsportation and environment. He has also served a s d i rectar of the

children, 1 3 grandchi ldren ond one g reat-gra ndch i ld survive h i m .

1 977 CR LEIGH ERIE AND JOAN I N E lSON) MATTICH Debra (Horst) Bode recently moved to Corvallis, Ore., to be near family. She is worki ng in the laboratory at The Corvallis C l i n i c .


Clayton Kirking is chief of art i n farmotion resources at the main research branch of the New York Public Libra ry. He i s the admin istrator and manager for all services of art and arch itecture collections.

Daniel Anderson is now the pastor of odult mini stries ot Prince of Peace cutheran Church in Burnsville, M i n n . H i s wife, Lisa, is practicing med i c i ne with A l l i n a Medical Graup in St. Pa u l . Their d a u g h ter, Alexis, 5 , is looking farward to k i ndergorten i n

1 972 CR: PAM IWEEKS) RUSSELL Mike Warner was awarded the 200 1 Mast Valuable Fund Drive Warker Aword from th-e U n iversity of Oreg an Athletic Department. He raised $ 1 . 7 m i l l i o n . Terry (Monson) Silvestrin has a new position a s advanced registered n u rse practitioner (ARNP) at Tacoma Women's Spec i a l i sts. Terry was recently certified a s 0 Menopause C l i n i c i a n , and i s one of only n i ne such c l i n i c i a n s in the state of Washi ngta n .

1 973 CR: NIKKI MARTIN Crystal S<huh and Steven Satterwhite were married o n Nov. 3 in M i a m i , F l a . Crystal recently celebrated 20-years with WPLG-TV, Miami, where she is the engineering su pervisor. Steven is a phataiournalist and music i a n .


34 years. He began h i s career with

Be<ky (Wulf) Harrison i s working in home health as a physical therapist. Her husband, Bob, i s a p i lot for Conti nental Airlines and t h e i r oldest san, Michael, is ottend i ng Wes t

ficer. I n 1 972, he iai ned the Federal Bureau o f Prisons a s a case manoger

and then in the Tacoma schools for 3 0 years. H i s wife, Kathy, h i s four

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.

a u s l y i n t h e field of corrections for t h e State o f Was h i n gton, in 1 969, a s an adult probation and parole af-

1 976 CR: GARY POWELL Jon 'La<key has a new CD, "lch Liebe Dich - An Evening of German Lieder," released by Water's Edge Records a n d recorded a t National Public Radio i n Washington, D . C . J a n , a concert tenar, w a s accom panied by p i a n i s t and Fulbright Scholar, James Jelasic. The CD features the music of Beethoven, Brahms, Grieg, Marx, Schubert, a n d S c h u m a n n . Jan has appeared thraug haut the U . S . a nd Canada i n sola recitals and a s guest artist. www.

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Point. They live i n R u ra l Retreat, Va ., and i nvite their friends to come visit the Blue Ridge Mounta i n s .

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1 980 C R : DREW N ELSON Tom Hansen moved to Alaska in June 2000 to assume the new pasition of reg ional d i rectar for Young life Alaska.

1 98 1 CR DREW NELSON S<olt Cummins left his legal career a n d the corporate rat race to stoy home and take care of the c h i l d ren in Seattle, Was h . www. pscaflcummins . com Janet (Hagen) Dahle and her h usba nd, Rolf, annaunce thei r adoption of C h a rlotte N icole, 2 . S h e iains Dan ielle, 7.

1 982 CR: PAUL COLLARD Guy and Brenda '83 Ellison are Lutheran Brotherhood representatives. They recently earned members h i p in !lB's fraternal benefit society's Executive C l u b and live in Issaquah, Wosh. ....


More th an just brains: PLU grad strikes balance while winning a few bucks BY



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Susan (Pomeroy) Wittenberg i s the recipient o f the 2002 Paralegal of the Yea r Award sponsored by the Notional Federation of Paralegal Assoc i ations and Lexis/Nexis Dacument Solutions. She received the award for her work a t the Fred Hutchi nson Ca ncer Research Center in Seattle. The award ceremony was i n May at the notional convention in I n d i a n a po l i s .

1 983 CR: DAVID OLSON Karen Weathermon and her husband, Pa u l , announce the bi rth of Peter Richard, on Sept. 1 4 . Ko re n is the associate di rectar of general education at Washington State U n iversity in P u l l m a n . Matthew Johnson accepted a position as a human resources monogement spec ial ist for the U . S . Army in Hei delberg, Germany. H i s tour will end in October 2006. He would I'ove to hear fram college friends and he welcomes vi sitars travel i ng through Eurape. Cheryl (Ensor) Capoocia and her husband, Robert, adopted two c h i ldren in August 200 1 . Jessica Sara, 6, and Torrey Ruth, 5 , join Domi n ic, 8 , Isaiah, 5 , and Totiana, 5 . I n September, Cheryl and Robert boug h t a bigger house in Lakeside, C a l i f . They own and operate LoserQ u ic k and have recently moved the busi ness to a larger fa c i l i ty. Judy (Enloe) Dubois died on Sept. 1 9 . After receiving her BSN and MSN a t PLU, Judy spent the m a jority of her career i n both nursing education and a d m i n i stration, mai nly at St. Peter's Hospital and Group Health in Olympia, Wa s h . Her h u s band, louis, three c h i ldren and her parents s u rvive her.

ndy Nie rman '96 is more than JUSt the "computer nerd" that his computer science degree might lead people to be­ lieve. At PLU, he was an honored tennis p layer and strong student-athlete. While in the Ph.D. program at the University of Michigan, he has succeeded i n competitive TopCoder comp uter program ming competitions, played at the national Ulti mate Frisbee competition and boxes for the university. The TopCoder competition meant accom­ p lishing what 7,000 other participants could not. Twenty-five thousand dollars accompanied the prestige Nierman earned in the finals of the pro­ gram ming event. The tournament involves solving three programming p roblems of varying difficulty and finding problems with other contestants' sub­ missions. For the best score, problems must be solved quickly and, of course, correctly. His win­ nings were well-spent. "I paid off some bills, went to Hawaii for my honeymoon i n J uly, and invested the rest." Nierman can trace h is ancestry back to Ben­ jam i n Franklin. "Benjamin Franklin did both (reading and writing), and I will probably do nei­ ther, " said N ierman, responding to Franklin's quote. " B u t I still have hope that I won't be forgot­ ten the instant that I am dead. I imagine my mark will be of less national importance, and more on a personal level with those that I interact with. I see teaching as a great way to make this positive differ-

1 984 CR: MARK C H RISTOFFERSON Paul Martin has lived in H u m boldt County, Calil., s i nce 1 9 8 9 . He a nd h i s wife, Marcel l o , have two c h i ldren, C o l i n , 7 , and Cote, 4 . Pau l i s a photographer and owns a photography busi ness. Pamela Bridgeman is the president and founder of Quiet Stream M inistries, a m i n i stry of reconciliation, focusing o n s p i ritual and emotional heali ng far C h ri s t i a n m i n isters and leaders.

1 985 C R: JANET (OLDENI REGGE Tim Rundquist recently published h i s second novel, "50,000 Watts o f Jazz from Fargo . " T h i s book, along with his first novel, "How Heavy Is the Mounta i n , " are ava i lable at Amazon .com and the PLU Bookstore (Iule world.p/u . edu) . Christopher Bivins, i l l ustrator o f the recent book, "Bears Barge I n , " i s one of three f i n a l i sts i n its category fo r the 200 1 Henry Bergh C h ildren's Book Award. The author o f the book i s Jani SenseI.

Patrice Carlson is self-employed a s a scientific i l l ustrator i n Seattle. She was previously a hig h school art teacher for nine years. Michael and Lisa (Hollister) Hirohata a n n o u nce the b i rth of Kev i n Koi noo, o n March 27, 2 00 1 . He j o i ned Tyler Makaa, 8 . Elise Lindborg and her partner, Kelli Henderson, recently launched, promotional products to help busi nesses grow. Elise also runs www. c iggyb u m and ww w.gaysm okeo l. Kel l i celebrated seven years a s production m a nager for the Seattle Times. El ise a n d Kelli celebrated their a n n i versary on March 2 3 .

Ian Ritchie i s the d i strict archaeolog i st a nd Marcia Rose-Ritchie '84 is the recreation plan ner, both for the Douglas Ranger Dis trict, T h u nder Basin Notional Grassland, i n Dauglas, Wyo. Both Ion and Marcia received notional awards for excellence f o r their, "Exemplary p u b l i c archaeology and h istoric preservation efforts associated with R a i nbow's End Resart and Darr Homestead." R a i n bow's End Resort and Dorr Homestead are build i n g s that were laG:ated o n private ranches. They were acquired by the Farest Service in recent land exchanges. Marcia and Ion are coard i no t i n g efforts to obla i n the funds to fully renovate the b u i l d i n g s .

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1 986 CR BRIAN DOHE Michael Swan and h i s wife, Rebecca, a n nounce the b i rth of Noah, on Aug. 1 6 . Deborah Allison d i ed o n Jon 1 2 as a result of complications from asthma. She was employed as a surgery tec h n i c i a n at Gro u p Health. Her twa sons, her parents and her fiancee survive Debara h . Barbara ( D e nhoed) Kwekel and her h u s band, Tim, onnounce the bi rth of Jacob Timothy, on Sept. 8 . He joins Nick, 1 1 , Hannah, 8 , E m ily, 6 , a n d Andrew, 3 .

1 987 C R : DARREN HAMBY Jennifer (Crill) Fox and her h u sband, Col i n , annou nce the birth of Miriam (Mirn) Anne, on N ov. 2 4 . She joins Malcolm, 3 , and Holden, 1 . Jennifer works po rt-time as a

ence i n many people's lives." His M ichigan path may lead him into other classrooms in the fu ture. Teaching is a pri mary reason for earning his doctorate, maybe even re­ turning to the Northwest, "to work at a small college that emphasizes teach ing-so PLU would be a great place to be." The Yakima native took part i n many PLU ac­ tivities, "learning to p rogram comp uters, playing tennis and in tramurals, p laying violin in the sym­ p hony, and participating i n various religious groups and activities," he recalls. "My exceptional memories revolve mainly around spirituality and growing in my faith. I was probably most affected by the strong community of Ch ristians (studen ts, coaches and facul ty) at the u niversity." While the challenges for this multi-talen ted, multi-tasking alum continue, Nierman rises to the occasIOn. "I think the biggest challenge is actually bal­ ancing all of the activities that I participate in," N ierman said. "Pulling an 'all-nighter' to study for an exam is not a good idea right before a tennis match." At Mich igan it's Ulti mate Frisbee and boxing schedules that he maintains alongside sch oolwork. He may seem to over-co mmit, but perhaps his suc­ cess demonstrates what being wel l rounded is all about.

physical therapist for rehab patients i n their homes in Seattle.

Anne Lien began her new job at Accenture in Oslo, Norway, in October. She i s a service manager. Lisa Ottoson was promoted to assist a n t v i c e president a t Federal Home Loon Bank in Seattle, where she also is Ihe di rector of product development. S h e has been a t Federal Home Loon far six months. Lisa con t i n ues to lead h e r Tacoma firm, TecHotch, a n d comm utes on the Sounder to Seattle, fo u r days a week.

Sue Nixon was named president and CEO o f T h e Leon hard t G r o u p , a Seattle-based brand strategy and design fi r m . Some of t h e i r clients have i ncluded Microsoft, Wa s h i ngton Mutual, Nordstrom and the Experi· ence Music Praject. Runnoe "Sparks" Connally was named "Man of the Year," by the Southwest Dis trict of the C h ristian and Missionary A l l iance C h u rc h , far his wark in orphanages in Santiago, C h i le. Sparks has been on four wark teams since 1 998 as seen on www. visionFarchile. org, and i s plonn i n g a fi fth trip in September.

1 988 C R : KRISTINA PFEIL AND SHERITH ILUNDRINGI SQUIRES Antonette (Vernon) and Doug '91 Wood annou nce the birth of their son, Ian Murray, on Sept. 3 0 . Antonette i s still doing consulting work at Paint B Solutions Group i n Seattle, where she i s a sen ior assaciDoug i s a program rnonoger. Greg Nyhus a n d h i s wife, Katharine, announce the birth of David Gregory, on Nov. 8 .

Christine Winkel Grienauer and her husband, M i ke, an nounce the birth of Jackson Robert, on Jan. 1 0 . They live in the Seattle area.

1 989 CR: LISA (HU SS EY) FERRARO Heidi (Lemke) Peirce and her h u sbond, Khai, a n nounce the birth of Creston Newel l, on March 2 , 2 00 1 . He j o i n s Reilley, 7 , and Lydia, 3 . Heidi is a stay-at-home mom and Khai i s a teacher at Truman Middle

School in Tacoma. The fa m i ly attends Clover Creek B i b l e Fellowship, where Heidi i s involved in women's m i n istry.

Lisa (Hussey) Ferraro and her hus band, Joe, a n nounce the birth of their son, Ryan, o n Oct. 5. H e j o i n s Tyler, 4 . Lisa i s the d i rector o f m o j a r gifts a t N.orwolk Commun ity College Foundation i n Norwalk, Conn. Kelly Cornellier a n d Robert Leber were married on J u l y 1 4 , 200 1 at First U n i ted Methodist C h u rch i n Olympia, Wa sh. Kelly warks for the State of Wash i ng ton and Robert for J B . H u n t . They live in Locey. Patricia (Smith) Lisoskie received the Presidential Award far excellence i n moth and science teach i ng. S h e i s a teacher and mentar coardinotor i n the Tumwater (Wa s h . ) School District.

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1 990 CR SEAN NEELY AND ANGEL VAHSH OLTZ·ANDERSON Sally (Nelson) Dominguez, inspired b y the cover story i n t h e lost issue of Scene about the $4 million gift for the Wong Center, said: "It was good to heor of the recent g i ft. graduated from PLU a s a Spani sh/ Global studies major. I also studied abroad far two semesters . . . m y experiences o n those programs changed m y l i fe . S ince I graduated, I have

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been working among the Mazahua Indians i n Mexico. My Mexican husband and I have started our own program called the Mexican I n dig­ enous U n iversity Center (www. We primarily work with high school and u n iversity stu­ dents. During J-Term, we were also blessed to have a wonderful PlU student with us receiving credit for an independent study class- fresh­ man John lee Warfa l k . Traveling is a wonderful way to learn and I a m g l a d that P l U continues t o p u t a special emphasis on i n ternational education and that we were able to give John lee that opportunity in Mexico. "

Rachel (Daack) Bark a n d her h u s­ band, lon, announce the b i rth of Emma, on March 1 4 , 200 1 . She joins A i d a n , 4. Rachel left her posi­ tion as o n i nsurance agent to be a full t i me mom .

Michele Tappe was promoted to assis'a n t d i rectar far student develop­ ment at Portland (Ore. ) State Univer­ sity in August 2002. She completed her first marath on in September and ron the Boston Marathon i n Apri l . Michele a n d her h u sband, Daryl, live i n Portland with their son, Isaiah. Kimberly Gross started her own public relations firm, KG Communi­ cations, i n June 2000 a fter four years a t a firm in Bellevue, Was h . K G C o m m u n ications specializes i n ma rketing commun ications consult­ i n g, graphic design and public rela­ tions. www.


Erick and Cara (Cossairt) Swenson a n no u nce the birth of R i ley James, on Jon. 4 . He joins his brother, Tristan, 4 .

Wendy ( Kirkpatrick) Doman a n d her h u sband, Patrick, announce the bi rth of R i ley Patrick, o n Aug. 2 3 . He joins his sister, Bailee, 3 .

JeH and Margriet (Carlson '92) Current announce the birth of Jacob Neil, on Oct. 1 5 . He joins Evon, 2 . Jeff become a financial adviser with Waddell & Reed i n January. Margriet has token a year off fram teach i ng English as a Second language to be at home with the boys. They live i n Spokane.

1 992 Bobbi (Adams) Blankenship and her husband, li ndy, announce the birth of l i n dsey Ann, on Dec. 1 5 . Bobbi become a certified chemical dependency prafessianal in October, a n d works as a chem ical depen­ dency coun selor a t Green H i l l Train­ ing School in Chehalis, Was h .

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Jennifer Hogue d ied on Sept. 9. After graduating from PlU, Jenn ifer remained in Tacoma and served i n aquatics a t t h e Boys a n d Gi rls Club before accepting a position a s Direc­ tor o f Aquatics at the lakewood YMCA. Most recently she was the senior program d i rectar at the Briggs Community YMCA in Olym pia. Jenni­ fer is survived by her parents, Jim a n d Biff; sisters, lynne, Dee Anne, Heidi and Wendee; and brother, Craig.

Blake and Larissa (Ulberg '9 1 ) Belknap an nounce the b i rth o f their daughter, Kennedy Jane, on Jon. 6, 200 1 .

Kerri (Derning) Radford and her husband, Neil, a n nounce the birth of Sarah N icole, on Oct. 25. She joins Jessica lyn n, 1 8 months. Kerri, Neil and their fa m i ly recently moved to Hono l u l u , where Neil is stationed at Pearl Harbor. He is the operations officer on the USS Fletcher.

lane Kadel recently joined the own­ ers of Resou rce Management Associ­ ates, Inc. IRMA] in Oregon, a s on owner and vice president. RMA provides contract services i n the areas of professional engineering, road design, construction manage­ ment/inspection , forestry, and trade services. lone has eight years of management and customer service experience in auto and wood prod­ ucts ind ustries and two years of power plant m a rketing experience.

Lesley (Smith) Niemi and her hus­ band, Richard, announce the birth of their daughter, MacKenzie Ad dison, on Jon. 7, 200 1 . She joins Jonathon, 4 . lesley continues to teach elemen­ tary music for the South Kitsap School District i n 010110, Was h .

Elizabeth (Loomis) Glabe a n d her husband, Scott, announce the birth of Natalie louise, on Dec. 2 4 . She joins Noah Sco�, 2 .

Michelle Jackson a n d luke Hammons were married on Aug . 4 at the lake Chelan Boot Club i n Monson, Wash. Michelle is a teacher and coach at Kamiak High School i n the Mukilteo School District and luke works for UPS. They honey­ mooned i n Ta h i t i .

Kara Quello and h e r husband, Brody, an nounce the birth of Kaydn E l i zabeth, on Sept. 9. Kara has a private voice studio in her home and also teaches choir part-ti me a t a private school. Brady is on attorney.

Jane Lin is in her fourth year of work­ ing for the Seattle Sea hawks in Kirkland, Wash. Originally h ired a s a graphic design con­ sultant, Jane converted drawings and updated the entire playbook. I n her current role, s h e is on assistant to the coac h i n g stoff i n various projects. Jane cont i n ues her music m i n istry at U n iversity Presbyterian C h urch i n Seattle, s i nging solos a n d d i recting the children's choir. In th is photo, Jane was singing the Notional An­ them at a Seahawks game. Recently, Jane took leisure trips to France and Costa Rico .

Marcy (Stromme) and JeH '91 Wood announce the birth of their daughter, Morgan, on Jon. 3 .


Susan Halvor graduated from -Pa­ cific lutheran Theologicol Seminary i n 2000. After graduation she was called as associate pastor to Joy Lutheran C h u rch i n Eagle River, Alaska, where she serves with Mar­ tin Eldred


Erich Schmidt served three years a s a lieutenant in t h e U . S. Navy after he graduated from the U n iversity of Washington with a degree i n den­ tistry. After the Navy, he purchased an established dental practice in San Diego. Erich spends time sea kayaking and has built on al l-wood kayak. Hilary Bur" was accepted to the urban teacher education pragram at Western Washington University in Bel l i ng h a m , Wash.

Wendy Kritsky and Peter Wilton were married on June 1 5, 2 00 1 . Wendy i s a physico I therapist at UPMC Rehabilitation Hospital in Pittsburgh, Po . , and Peter is a tec h n i ­ c a l support specialist at Vacolloct. Jim Grossnickle accepted a posi­ tion at the U n iversity of Was h i ng ton's Redmond Plasma Physics lob and is conti n u i ng to work on a project funded by the federal government.

He was awarded a doctorate in plasma physics/fusion and a master's degree in aeronautics and astronautics, both from the U n iversity of Wosh ingta n .


Kirstin Jensen has a new position as head softball coach and i n structor a t H i g h l i n e Commun ity College in Des Moines, Wash. Lora (Whitmore) Nordstrom and her husband, Ben, moved to Illinois where Ben i s the new d i rectar of a l u m n i programs at Wheaton Col­ lege. lara contin ues as on accou n t executive, developing new business i n the Ch icago area, for Bensussen, Deutsch & Associates. Jim and Mari (Yokers) Manhias announce the birth of Jedrek A n d rew, on Dec. 8 . He joins one sister, Sidra, 4.

Leah Borg and J a mes Jacobs were married on Aug. 2 5 , 200 1 at Peninsula lutheran C h u rch i n Gig Ha rbor, Wash . leah is a fi­ nancial analyst at Multicare in Tacoma and James is a driver for Pennzail-Quaker State. They ho ney­ mooned in Alaska and l ive in Port Orchard, Wosh.

Mai Yang and her husband, Ger, an­ nounce the birth of Tia E l i zabeth, on Aug. 8 . She joins Yah-Tsheng Amadeus, 7, a n d Maylea Heaven, 3. Mai is a social worker at the Department of Social and Health Services i n Spokane. Ger is a dac­ taral student.

Ryan and Lies I (Floor) Brown annou nce the birth of Collin Michael, o n Aug. 1 4 . Ryan is a sales repre­ sentative for Tharca, a corrugated box manufacturer i n Auburn, Wash. liesl has l eft her job a t Anderson Chamberlin, Costca's i n-house bro­ ker, to stay home with Coll i n .

Gino Casello a n d h i s wife, Shawna, announce the birth of their daug hter, Gabriella, on Oct. 2 3 . Gino is a partner at NW Investments in G i g Harbor, Wash.

Janel (Nygren) Brock and her husband, Troy, an nounce the birth of Austin Carl, on March 6. He joins Ethan, 4 , and Andrew, 2.

Aaron and Rachel -......, ...-(Firman '95) Hubler an nounce the birth of Cassandra Rose, on Sept. 4 .


Daniel Manson and h i s wife, Marianne, a n nounce the b i rth of Adeline Joy, on Nov. 4. Daniel is a nurse anesthetist at Boyne-Jones Army Community Hospital at Fort Polk, la . He recently graduated from the U . S . Army graduate program i n anesthesia nursing a n d passed the certification exam for nurse anesthe­ tists. Daniel was also recog n i zed as the d i stingui shed honor graduate of his closs.

Doug and Marit (Rasmussen) Nierman announce the birth of Gwyneth Margaretta, on June 6, 200 1 . Marit i s a teacher in the Wenatchee (Wa s h . ] School District a n d Doug is a stay-ot-hame dod.

Aaron Vance has a new position at America Online/Time Worner ( AOl/ TW), U . S . , as the new senior man­ ager. He will be forming and running a new i nternational marketing analy­ sis team, w h i c h will require trave l i ng to AOl/TW's 1 2 international part­ ners. Aaron will also assist in defin­ ing and implementing all the ma rketi ng reports a n d analysis needs and requirements.


Kristin Picard and Sid ney Nicholson were married on Sept. 2 9 . Kristin i s a financial coord i n a tar for Hurst C h iropractic a n d Sidney works for the State of Washington.

Kevin Marousek joined the Peace Corps. I n J u ne, he began a th ree­ month training program that will be followed by a two-year commitment to serve i n Kazakhstan, the ninth largest country (geographically) in the world. Kevin is scheduled to live in Almaty, the country's former capi­ tol and lorgest c i ty, located near C h i n o . He will be teaching English. Christina Miethner has a new posi­ tion as senior a d m i n istrative officer for the pension deportment slaff of Ihe Swedish National Social Insur­ ance Boord.

David and Jill (Zumbrunnen) Humphrey announce the birth of Natalie Ann, on Aug. 1 8 . She joins older sister, R iley lynn, 2. David com­ pleted a moster's degree in education i n March 2000. He i s a teacher in the Paradise School District i n Modesto, Calif.

Kristin Mark was promoted to host her own show at KISS 1 06 . 1 FM rad i o i n Seattle. Known on-ai r a s "Kristin t h e Island Girl," s h e can b e heard weekdays from 1 0 a . m . t o 3 p . m . She previously worked in vari­ ous promotion/marketing and on-air positions at KISS. Vicky (Young) Schauer is i n Ihe moster's degree in education pro­ gram at PlU. She was previously a substitute teacher in the Peni nsula School District.

Brandon fix was the recipient of a 200 1 R i sing Star Award from the

Busi ness leaders of the Year pro­ gram. He is the president and CEO of Donation Depot in Tacoma, help­ ing non-profit agencies use the I nternet a s a fund-ra ising tool. Bran­ don i s also choir of the South Sound chapter of Washington Software Allia nce and works with Tec hnology Consorti u m .

Joel Barne" a n d Heidy Peterson were married on Aug. 1 8, 200 1 at Westminste r Presbyterian C h urc h . Joel i s employed b y Was h i ngton Mutual Bonk and Heidi is a biologist far Seattle Public Uti l i ties.


Keith Dussell is tra i n i ng far the 2002 goy games in Sydney, Austra­

l i a . He will be throwi ng the discus i n track a n d field .

Brandon Hardenbrook and Sonja Anderson were married an July 2 8 i n Spokane, Wash . David Godtlibsen '97, Ryan Chand lee '97, a n d Robin Ober '00 were i n t h e wed d i ng party. PlU Postar Nancy Conner officiated. Brandon is a phar­ maceutical sales representative for Johnson & Joh nso n . He was previ­ ously a captain in the U . S . Army. Sonja received a moster's deg ree i n h i story from N e w Mexico State U n i­ versi ty. She is now attending low school a t the U n iversity of Washing­ to n . They honeymooned in Maui, Hawa i i .

Karyn D' Addio received h e r Doctor of Osteopathic Med icine deg ree, specializing in a nesthesiology, on June 2 . She has a one-year i n tern· s h i p in largo, Flo., before begi n ning a three-year residency at SUNY i n Brooklyn, N .Y.


Elisabeth (Burkhalter) Rosson and her husband, Marc, announce the birth o f Luke Maxwell, on July 3 I , 200 1 .

Harold (John) Burkholder re­ ceived this commission os a naval officer after completing Officer Can­ d i date School at Naval Aviation Schools Command, Naval Air Sta­ tion, Pensacola, Fla. H i s extensive tra i n i n g included navigotion, ship handling, engineering, novol war­ fare, management, and leadership a s well a s a demanding doily physi­ cal fitness pragra m .

Kara (Workman) Klotz h a s a new position as media specialist at Saint Martin's College in Olympia. She was previously a t The C h ronicle in Centra l i a , Wash.

Brooke (Daehlin) Ells has a new position as pragram d i rectar at Flat­ head lutheran B i ble Camp i n Ka l i spell, Mont. Brooke and her h u sband, Aaron '97, live i n nearby lakeside.

Heidi Richardson and Gustavo Topete were married on Sept. 2 at lake Meridian in Kent, Wash . Heidi works at I KEA a n d Gu stavo works at los Margaritas. They live i n Auburn, Wash. Erin Sanesi and Timothy Cachell were married on July 1 4, 2 00 1 . Erin i s a human resources representative for Starbucks Coffee and Timothy is a production manager for Gage Industries. They honeymooned in Puerto Va llarta, Mexico, and make their home i n Sherwood, Ore. Raquel Fleming was accepted to New York University's School of Communications i n the fall of 200 1 .


Alice (Pell) Langehennig has re­ corded two CDs, "Quiet Praise," a collection of meditative hymns and "J ubilant Praise," a collection of jazz blues hymn arrangements. Alice is also the music d i rector at F i rst U nited Methodist Church i n Herefard, Texas.

Eric Allert and Jenny Villarin '01 were married on Aug. 1 8 i n Folsom, Calif. Jenny is a nurse and Eric is the d i rector of youth and family m i n i stry at Gloria Dei lutheran C h u rch i n Olympia, Wash. David Krueger and Dakota Iverson '00 were married on Aug . 4 in Sammamish,

Wash . Dakota teaches second grade in the Lake Was h i ngton School District and David works in corporate real estate far S h urgard Starage in Seattle. They live in Issaquah, Was h .

Ashley Li"le is a diagnostic medical sanagrapher at the U n iversity of Califarnia, Davis, Medical Center. Melissa Dreyer completed graduate school in Atlanta, Ga., in September. She moved to Boston in October and is a freelance writer i n the advertis­ ing i n d ustry.


Emily Keys is a social service spe­ cialist for the State of Oregon De­ partment of Human Services and C h i l d Welfare Mary Beth Leeper began a Ih ree­ year Mennanile Central Committee assignment in Santo Cruz, Bolivia, where she will work with PRONATS, a children's program. Mary Beth previously served with Habitat for H u man ity i n Ti j ua na, Mexico. She is a member of Messiah lutheran Church i n Auburn, Wash. Jay Torgerson and Chenoah Klinefelter were married in Mount Vernon, Wa s h . , and now l ive i n Beaverton, Ore., where J o y is on investment representative a t Edward Jones and Chenoah is a home vi sitar.

Kacie Bane has been the sale graphic designer and prepress man­ ager at Eagle Printing Graphic De­ sign far the lost year in Richland, Wash. She was recently accepted to


the Master of Science in Des i g n graduate program at Arizona State U niversity and w i l l move to Phoen i x t o beg i n classes i n t h e fa l l .

Luke Balash is doing well in the frozen north as a teacher i n the health deportment at North Pale (Alaska) H i g h School .

Erik Wells is pursu i ng a doctor of c h i ropractic degree at Cleveland C h i ropractic College in K a n sa s City, Mo. Katherine Graff graduated from the U n i versity of Was h i ngton, Se­ attle, with a ma ster's degree in social work i n June 200 1 . She i s a social worker at Northwest You t h Services. Nathan Wolfe i s the owner of Trica Contracting in B u r l i ngton, Wash. Katherine and Nathan ore building their first home i n Mount Vernon.

200 1 CR ltND A (HUTSONI PYLE AND KEITH PRANGHOFER Betsy Kellenbeck and MaHhew Cole were married an July 1 4, 200 1 in Gresham, Ore. Betsy i s a financial adviser assistant a t A m e r i c a n Express F i nancial Services and Matthew is a bond teacher i n the Bel l i ng ha m (Wa s h . ) School Dis­ tricl. Linda Hutson and David Pyle '98 were married on Dec. 2 8 at Westwood Baptist C h u rch i n Oly m p i a . Jennifer McRae '0 1 , Heather Dewey '01 , Ryan Enbom '98, Dave Urban '98, Alex Sasser '98, a n d Carrie Loe '01 were in t h e wedding party. lute musicians performing at the wed d i ng incl uded: Emily Murer '02, Annie Mastrodonato '02, Justene JeanoHe '00, Ashley Wilson '0 1 , and John Wells '02. linda and Dove honeymooned i n Maui a n d are now l iving in Scottsdale, A r i z . , where Dove is on i n tern j u n ior high pastor a n d i s at­ tend i n g Phoenix Semi nary a n d linda will teach orchestra.

Michelle Pleny and John Eussen '00 were morried a n Feb. 2 at SI. James Catholic C h u rch i n Va ncouver, Was h . Amy (Crabtree '99) Gearhard, Anneliese Platzer '01 , Sara Wolbrecht '0 1 , Maiia Durr '0 1 , Rayno Spies '0 1 , Jarrad Mock '99, and Christian Foreman '00 were in the wedding party. Leah Orcutt '03 played the v i o l i n and Michael Dailey '03 played the org a n . Former and current members of the Choir of the West also per­ formed . Michelle and John honey­ mooned in the Cari bbean and are now living in Ya kima, Wa s h . , where Michelle works in c l i en t relations and John i s o n account executive, both at Quest Members h i p Services. Stacie lintvedt and Jason Hanson were married an Sept. 2 9 at Peace lutheran Church in Colfax, Was h . Katherine Koch '0 1 , Emily Lentz '0 1 , Erik Samuelson '0 1 , and Chris Duppenthaler '01 were i n t h e wedd i n g party. They live in SI. louis where Stacie i s studying for a master's degree in soc ial work at Was h i n g ton University and Jason is a production edi tor for Elsevier Sci­ ence P u b l i s h i ng Company. Courtney Woodard and Brian Black were married on J u ly 29, 200 1 at F i rst U n i ted Methodi st C h urch i n Tacoma. Whitney (Martin '0 1 ) Johnston a n d Ashley Call '02 were in the wedd i n g . Gretchen Hielt '02 was the voca l i s t. Cou rtney i s a f i n a n c i a l consultant at F i nancial Consulting Solutions Group I n c . in Redmond, Was h . , and Brian is a studenl. Jennifer Honigs a nd Thomas H i l l Jr. were married an Aug. 1 1 at Hanna h 's Gorden I n n in Spokane, Wash. Katie Weidmann '01 was in the ceremony. Rob Rydberg '02, Alayne Brown '02, Chris Ode '00, Don Early '0 1 , Anne Kalunian '02, Katie Olson '03, Alissa Olin '02, Kellie Windenburg '02 and Cindy Gei­ ger '01 were guests. Jenn ifer i s o n e l i g i b i l ity clerk a t West Corporation/ Delta Dental and Thomas is a n assis­ tant manager at Blockbu ster. They ore living in Spokane. Whitney Martin and Jeremy Johnston '99 were m a rried on July 2 1 , 200 1 i n Portland, Ore. Amy Reed '0 1 , Courtney Black '0 1 , Kate Babbo '02, Josh Johnston '97, a nd Eric Arena '99 were i n t h e wed d i n g ceremony. W h i tney works in the School of Science and E n g i neering and Jeremy i s a law student, both at Seattle U n i versity. They l ive in Seallie. (photo/ema i l )

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Margarethe (Bischof) Carson died i n August 200 1 . 19 4 9 Dan D'Andrea died on March 2 2 .

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1950 Carl "Bud" Hatley d ied on Feb . 8 . Edward Rosin d i e d i n Janu ary. 1951 John Szabo died an Sept. 2 8 . John Anders Wold d i e d an Dec. 2l. 1953 lester LeRoy (lee) Johnson died on March 4.

1956 Ellen (Henry) Garrity died on J o n . 13. 1957 Dale Storaasli d ied on Morch 1 6. J97° Mikkel Thompson died on Jan. 1 4. 1974 Gary Smith died in March. J97 6 Glen Singleton died on Jon. 2 . 1983 Judy ( Enloe) Dubois died an Sept. 1 9. 1986 Deborah Allison died on J o n . 1 2 .

faculty and friends Lynn Stein died on Morch 20 D r. Stein was CI member of PLU's School

of Educallon laculty from 1 96 1 through 1 9 8 1 . His wife, Ariodne, two daughters, s i x g randchildten. and 1 2 great-grandchildren survive him.

Mae Gilbertson d ied o n March 9 . Moe is survived b y h e r husband, PlU faculty emeritus, Gordon; son, Jan '65; daughters, Sally Cowan '73 and Rosemary Campbell '70; and seven grandch ildren, including Reed Campbell '96. Florence Vedell d i ed on March 1 5 . Florence was aelive in the PlU Women's C l ub from 1 967 to 1 99 1 , w h i le her husband, Howard, was on stoff a t P l U .

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