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SEPTEM B E R Sept. 14: Alumni Women's Voll.eyball Game Olson Gym

Sept. 15,3 p.m.: Artist Series: Paul Tegels, PLU organist Mary Baker Russell Music Center

Sept.17, 7:30 p.m.: Artist Series: Matth ias Ziegler,flutist MBR

Sept. 29, 3 p.m.: Artist Series: Kathleen Vaught Farner and Kristin Reitz-Green, D u o Horns MBR

OCT O B E R Oct. 3-6: Homecom i ng 2002 Oct. 5: Alu m n i Swim Meet Oct. 6,4 p.m.: Richard D. Moe Organ Series: Ann Stephenson足 Moe, Guest Organist MBR

The Gentleman J u g g l e rs entertain at t h e Rasp berry Festival on c a m p us this s u m m er.

Oct. 8, 8 p.m.: Regency Concert Series: Camas Qui ntet MBR

Oct. 17-19,8 p.m.: University Theatre presents "Pippin" Eastvold Auditorium

Nov. 5, 8 p.m.: Regency Concert

Nov. 22, 8 p.m.: Artist Series:

Series: lyric Brass Qui ntet

Puget Sound Consort

MBR

MBR

Nov. 8, 8 p.m.: Jazz Series: University Jazz Ensemble and University Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Nov. 24,3 p.m.: R i c h a rd D. Moe guest orga n i st

MBR

MBR

Nov. 10, 3 p.m.: Student Series: Mary Baker Russe l l Scholars Recital MBR

D ECEMB E R

Oct. 1 0, 8 p.m.: Student Series: MENC Non-Concert Concert MBH

Oct. 20, 2 p.m.: University Theatre presents "Pippin" Eastvold Auditorium

Oct. 1 3, 3 p.m.: Artist Seri es: R i chard .Farner, piano and Svend Ronning '89, violin Fund-raiser for the James D. Holloway Scholarship Fund MBR

Oct. 15,8 p.m.: O rc hestra Series: University Symphony Orchestra Concert I MBR Oct. 1 6, 8 p.m.: Choral Series: Fall Choral Concert I Choir of the West, Universilty Chorale, University S i ngers and Men's Chorus MBR

Oct. 17, 8 p.m.: Chora l Series: Fall Choral Concert II

Oct. 20, 3 p.m.: Band Series: Un iversity W i nd Ensemble Concert I MBR

Oct. 22, 8 p.m.: Regency Concert Seri es: Regency String Qua rtet MBR

Nov. 1 6, 8 p.m.: Choral Series: Choral Union MBR

Organ S e ri es: Susan Ferre,

Dec. 3, 8 p.m.: Choral Series: Sounds of Christmas I Un iversity S i ngers and University Men's Chorus MBR

Oct. 25-26, 8 p.m.: University Theatre presents "Pippin"

Nov. 1 7, 3 p.m.: Band Seri es: University Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Concert II

Eastvold Auditorium

MBR

Sounds of Christmas I

Nov. 1 9, 8 p.m.: Orchestra Series: University Symphony Orchestra Concert II

Univers i ty Men's Chorus

Oct. 27, 2 p.m.: University Theatre presents "Pippin" Eastvold Auditorium

N OVEMB E R Nov. 2-3: Family Weekend

Choir of the West, University Chorale,University S i ngers and Men's Chorus

Vibrations: A Hardanger Qua rtet

MBR

Performance MB R

Nov. 3,3 p.m.: Nord i c

MBR

Nov. 20,8 p.m.: Student Series: Piano Ensemble Recital MBR

Nov. 21 , 8 p.m.: Student Series: Student Brass Recital

Dec. 4, 8 p.m.: Choral Series: University S i ngers and MBR

Dec. 6, 8 p.m.: Peace, love and Hope: A Christmas Celebration from the Campus of PLU Eastvold Auditorium

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Pacific Lutheran University Scene Spring 2002 Volume 33 Issue 1

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Cover story

10 years and still focused on the future 4

Here & Now

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Life of the Mind

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It's Playtime! G ra d revita lizes s c h o o l playgro u n d D a r i u s Alexa n d e r sits on the p l a yg ro u n d equipment he helped a c quire for a Tacoma e l e m e ntary s c hool.

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Good Vibrations C o n c ert fe atures N o rwe g i a n i nstr u m ents

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Hero in Paris Student honored for saving

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Leadership & Service

Alu mni B o a rd

PLU H all of Fame Ind u c tees

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Alumni News & Events

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Alumni Class Notes

man from drowning

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Attaway Lutes

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Perspective Eval uating the "W a r on Terror"

Ho mec o m i ng 2002

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ON THE COVER

PLU President Loren J. Anderson stands in front of the Rune Stones in Red Square.

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PLU President Loren J. Anderson and Reg ent Don Morken unveil a d rawing of the future Morken Center for Learning and Technology.

Center for Learning and Technology named for Morken family he state-of-the art Center fo r Learning and Technology will bear the n ame o f a fam i ly with a long history of suppo rting PLU. Construction began with a ground­ breaking for the first p h ase of the proj­ ect and a naming ceremony in M ay. The new home of the School of Business, the D epartment of Compute r Science and Computer Engineering and the Department of Mathematics is now known as The Morken Center for Learning and Technology. The name honors Don Morken '60 and his family, who for decades have been deeply i nvolved i n tbe PLU community as friends, volunteers, counselors and financia.l s upporters. "The new Cen ter for Learning and Technology will become a m ajor attrac­ tion for the best and b rightest students, but just as importantly, i t will help PLU continue to attract top-cali ber p ro fes­ sors who wish to teach i n an environ­ ment that facilitates learning at an advanced l evel, u ti lizing i n the p rocess the most advanced technology, " 4 PLU SCENE FALL 2002 > HERE & NOW

Morken said d u ring a groundbreaking luncheon i n M ay. M o rken is a member of the Board of Regents and currently serves as the chairman of the Investment Sub­ Committee. H e has p reviously served as chair of its Budget and F inance Commi ttee. He was awarded the PLU D istinguished Alumnus Award in 1 9 9 6 for h i s pro fessional disti nction i n t h e field o f i nvestment management and his outstanding dedicatio n and service to PLU, and is co-chair of The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran Universi ty: The Next Bold Step. Morken's father, Ed, served on the Board of Regents from 1 949 to 1 966. H i s aunt, R. Eline Kraable M o rken, was dIrector of the PLU School of Nursing fro m 1 9 5 3 to 1 967. H i s daugh ter, Sonya (Morken '00) Prata, is an M B A graduate, a n d his son-in-law, Anthony Prata, is a student. Both are continuing the Morken tradition o f involvement in and s uppOrt for PLU as m e mbers of Q Club. M orken and h i s wi fe, Wanda, have p rovided financial su pport for tbe gen­ eral operating b udget, the endowment, the Genesee Scholars h ips, the Morken Fami ly Endowed Scholarshi p and K PLU. They have encouraged others to

give through Q Club chal lenge gifts and have themselves participated in Q Club at i ts h ighest level. Tbey bave also provided fu nds to establish the first D istinguished Professorship at tbe uni­ versity and they co-endowed the Raphael Lemkin Prize for an annual s tudent essay competition abou t geno­ cide. They are members of PLU's H eritage Society and Lifetime G iving Society. In April 2000 the Morken fam ily made a com mi tment to p rovide lead funding for The Center for Learni ng and Technology. An in.itial gift is fu nd­ ing the planning and the first p hases of construction o f the building. Through past and future com mitments made to the university, the Morkens also will fund an endowment that will help ensure the future of the facility. The Morken Center will be located on lower campus west of Rieke Science Cen ter. To date more than $ 1 1.5 m i llion has been raised for construc­ tion of the $ 1 9 million faci l i ty.

Wang Center has new director and home on campus n administrator wi th a long history of academic service and international expertise will lead the Wang Ccnrcr for In ternational Programs at PLU. Janet E . Rasm ussen was appoi nted di rector o f the center for i ts inaugural year. The center was fund­ ed late last year through a $4 million gift from Peter Wang '60, and his wife G race. "Janl?t has a passion for inte rnational educa­ tion that will p rovide the Wang Center with a strong foundation and take PLU's international J a net Rasmussen p rograms to a new level," said PLU President Loren]. Anderson. "Sh e is deeply com m i tted to developing new i n ternational opportu-


n ities fo r both students and faculty." Rasmussen was a professor of No rwegian and Scand inavian Studies at PLU from 1977 to 1991, and during that time served as dean of Hu m an i ti es, chair of the Dep a rt men t of Languages and L i terature and c oordt n a to r of the Sca nd i n av i an Area Stud ies Program. S h e was named president of Hollins U n ivers ity in Roanoke, Va. in 1996. She p rovided initial planning for the Spring 2003 Wang Center sym posi um," Chi na in the 21st Cen t u ry : Prospects for Peace." The Wang Ce nter, which is nolV locat­ ed in Rosso House on PLU's upper ca m pus, w i l l support i n ternational study programs, provide more stu dy abroad oppor t u nitie s for students, co m ple te dynamic research in glob al stLIdies and offer regular pu bl ic educa­ tion a nd symposia. The center gOt another boost with a $455,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to enhance i n ternational education at PLU. Sp an i s h professor Tamara \X/illiams was n amed faculty director of the Teagle Project. Williams and po l i ti cal science professor Ann K ell ehe r are o n the Wang Cen ter's Board of D i re ctors. Visit www.plu.edu/encore,

fo r more o n

t h e Wang Center.

Encore! highlights a busy fall

by Drew Brown,

online editor

It's been an eventful summe r

at PLU, and Encore! readers saw eve r y thi ng from

M ay Commencement to Jazz Under the Stars in August, thanks to the summer pho t o alb u m (u'WW.plu.edu/em :ore/summerphotoal ­ bum.html). You can catch

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further university's quest for excellence n educational leader with a

deep appreciation for the val­ ues of academic excellence and s tude n t a ch i evem e n t is P LU's new provost. James L. Pence, most recently provost and d ean of the college at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., assumed the rol e of PLU's c hi ef academic officer in August. "We are fortunate to have Jim jo in t n g our le ad ersh ip team," PLU J a m e s Pe nce Presiden t Loren]. A n derson sa i d . " He unders tands that the faculty is the heart of the u n i ve rsi ty."

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Pepce is equally excited. "1 have ;td mi red PLU for i ts ability to position i tsel f as a university that remains gro u nd ed in the li beral arts while readling out [0 the wo rld to meet the needs of society," Pence s a i d. Pence is also impressed with the level and quality of participation in the u n i ­ vers i ty's long-range planning process, PLU 2010. He looks forward [0 work­ ing wi t h fa c ult}, mcmbers to s et aca­ demic p riorities aJld with fellow ad m i n­ istrators to plan for the future. Pence was at St. Olaf s ince 1996. H i s previous experience includes vice p resi­ dent tor academic a ffa i rs and dean o f t h e faculty a t Wartburg Co llege i n \Vavcrly, Iowa; associate vice president for academic and student affairs at the Un iversity o f Southern Colorado; te.n u re d member of the E nglish Department at the Un iversity of Southern Colorado and Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. H e s p e a k s a n d p u b l i s h es a r t i c l e s fre q u e n t l y o n Is s u e s relat i n g to h i g h e r e d uca­ tion a n d i s c h a i r m a n o f the

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A m e r i c an C o n fe r e n ce o f A c a de m i c D e ans, a n d a b o a r d m e m b e r o f t h e A s s o c i at i o n o f A m e ri c a n C o l l e ge s a n d U n i v e rs i ti es . H e e a r n e d h is d o ctorate i n E n g l i s h fro m t h e U n i ve rs i ty o f A ri z o n a, Tucson, and h i s m a s t e r's and ba chelor's d e g r e e s from C o l o ra d o State U n i ver s i ty . Pence and his w i fe, ja n e t, have twO daug hters : Katie, a g r a d u at e o f

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C o n co rd i a C o l l eg e i n M o o rh e a d , Minn., w h o will e n te r Luthe r Seminary in St. Paul , M inn. , in the fall, and Tory, who will be a sophomore art education m ajor at St. Olaf next year. Pence succeeds ProvOSt Pau l Mcnzel, who is retu rning [0 the faculty a ftcr eight years of d istinguished service.

PLU loses friend, philanthropist Jane Russell hen Jane T. Russell d ied o n May 10, she left a legacy at PLU that continues in the lives that were touched through her care and dedication. A former member of PLU's Board of Regents and the guiding force behind many projects on campus, Russell fought a courageous battle with cancer. The Mary Baker Russell Music Buildi ng named i n honor o f her 1110ther­ i n-law was one of the many projects jane Russell s p earhe aded. " Fo r Jane, i t was an abundant life s im ply filled wi th people," PLU President Loren Anderson said . "In so many ways she was the Good Shepherd person i­ J a n e T. Russell fied for all o f us, fo r our causes, fo r o u r com mLlI l ity and for our q uality o f life." Anderson presided over Russell's memorial service and spoke o n behalf of PLU, and the Choi r of the West sang. I n addition [0 her work at PLU, Russell and her h usband, Ge orge, s tart­ e d the Russell Fam i ly Foundation in 1994. The fou ndation awards gra n ts [0 organizations promoting fam i l}', com ­ m u n i ty a n d sustainab le e nvironments. They were also i nstrumental in found­ mg Tacoma's new I n ternational M useum o f Glass. The museum opened the doors o f its d i stinctive space i n ju ly. "Her i nterests and ph ilanthropy knew few bounds, and she was JUSt begin­ n ing." Anderson said. " She is greatly missed."

PLU will host 2002 Linus Pauling award honoring outstanding chemist LU will host the p restigious Pauling Award Sympos i u m and Banquet this fall to honor a chemist who has made contribu tions o f national a n d i n ternational sign i ficance. T h is year's recipient is Dr. John 1. B rauman, the j. G. jackson - C. j. Wood Professor of C hem istry at S tanford Un ivers i ty. H i s research is d i rected toward u n d e rs tand ing how molecules react and the factOrs that determ ine the rates and products of chemical reactions. The Pau ling Award M edal recognizes outstan d ing achieve mem in chemistry and is p resented annually by the Puget Sou n d , Oregon and Portland Sections of the American Chemical Society. The award is named i n honor of D r. Linus Pau li ng, a native of the Pacific Northwest who won [he 1954 Nobel Prize i n chemistry, because of the inspi­ ration of h is example. A public symposium and banquet in honor of B raum an will be h eld at PLU Nov. 8-9. The Pauling M e dal will be p resented to Brauman at the banquet. PLU Associate Professor Dean A . Waldow is t h e 2002 Award C hair, and Professor Craig B. Fryhle is 2002 Sympos ium Chair. To learn more go to www.chem.plu.edu/paulin�aUJard/

Court rules students may use state grants at private colleges Supreme the constitution­ a l i ty of the s tate's E ducational Opport u n i ty G rant p rogram, fi n d ing that i t is nOt i n violation o f state con­ stitutional requi rements fo r the separa­ tion of church and s tate. The decision permits h u n dreds of students to continue to use s tate financial aid to attend p r ivate, c h u rch­ related colleges, including PLU. he WashingtOn State Court upheld


The 6-3 ruling was issued inJune, resolving a 1995 lawsuit comending that universities with a church affi li.a­ tion should be ineligible to received state supp0r(. The court ruled that the EOG program was designed to men the critical needs of students, not to foster religion or religious worship. "There were two win ners," said Loren ]. Anderson, presidem of PLU. "High­ need, place bound students can co min­ ue their ed ucation at a college of their choice, and taxpayers can ensure an education fo r these studen ts without the huge expense of add ing capacity to the state university system." The EOG p rogram p rovides $2,500 annual grants to financially needy Stu­ dems who can only atte nd a college close to home because of work or fam i­ ly com m i tmems. PLU has 96 EOG reci p ients enrolled.

Campaign and annual

and un iversity relations. "We see i t as a reflection of the dedicated efforts, com­ mitment and gene rosity of our donors and volunteers and their belief i n this place and the vitality of our mission." The annual fund, which p rovides crit­ ical fin ancial support for the university, hit record levels last year, both i n money raised and t h e rate of alum ni participation. For the first time, more than 5,000 people con tributed to the fund that helps PLU meet day-to-day expenses. The percentage of alum ni who contributed jumped from 17 to 20 percent. Both milestones helped the annual fund reach a goal of $2.5 million. This year a special teleph one cam­ paign that targeted firs t-time donors resulted in more than SOO new donors to the annual fund . Lauralee Hagen, director of alumni and parent relations, says even small donations make a dif­ ference. "It's not how much you give, but that you give that is i m portant."

gi ving hit important

«He was my hero back then and he still is. I had a fear before I met him that 1 would

m ileston es LU's highly successful fund-rais­ ing drive, The Campaign for Pacific Lutheran University: The Next Bold Step, won a Circle of Excellence in Fund Raising award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The award, which honors superior fund-raising programs across the coun­ try, is based on a juried analysis of data PLU submits. This year nearly 1,000 universities were eligible, and only 47 of them won an award. This places PLU in the top 5 percent of the eligible univer­ sities and the top 2 percent of universi­ ties nationally. At the end of the fiscal year, May 3 1 , t h e campaign stood a t more than $ 102 mil lion-a new record and $30 million more than the successful Make a Lasting Diffe rence campaign that raised $72 mil lion. To tal fund-raising for the 200 1 -2002 fiscal year hit $24.5 million-the second best year i n PLU history and a 15 perce nt i ncrease over the p rior fiscal year total o f $ 2 1 . 4 m i l­ lion. "That's a remarkabl e ach ievement in light of a challenged economy and con­ cerns over world events," said David Aubrey, vice president fo r development

said Ryan '79, a faculty fel low at PLU who later became an academic partner and friend to Heyerdahl. Now i t's l ikely Ryan will fi nish Heyerdahl's last book - his final words on the Kon-Ti ki exped i tion, which the two had been working o n before Heyerdahl died April IS at age S7. By chance, Ryan saw Heyerdahl, an esteemed anth ropologist, archeologist and author, at the Royal Geographical Society in London a decade ago. Ryan pushed his way up to talk to h i m, and they chatted for half an hour. A couple years later, Ryan went to see Heyerdahl at his home on the Canary Islands, and discovered Heyerdahl needed someone to help h i m research. The pair became partners and friends, and Ryan contin­ ues to work for the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo.

be disappointed) but the more I got

to know him the more I

admired him. He was an extraordinary individual of great intelligence and high integrity.

Thor Heyerd a h l

Fam ed explor er Thor Hey erdahl l eft im pr ession on PLU ver si nce be read "Kon-Tiki" when he was a l ittle boy, Don Ryan dreamed of being l i ke the famed Norwegian adventurer Thor Heyerdahl, who in 1947 sailed more than 4,000 m iles from Peru to Polynesia on a balsa-wood raft. "I fol lowed his career my whole life,"

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"He was the one man I really wanted to meet in my life," Ryan said. "He was my hero b ack then and he still is. I had a fear before I met h i m that I would be disappointed, but the more I got to k now h i m the more I admired h i m . H e was a n extraordinary individual of great i ntelligence and h igh i ntegrity." Along wi th his many adventurers, his i n-depth research and h is many pub­ lished works, Heyerdahl also worked hard toward world peace and a clean envi ronment. PLU p resen ted Heyerdahl wi th a Pres ident's Medal for an extraord i nary lifetime of ach ievemenc in 1996,30 years after he received a PLU Distinguished Service Award. He spoke at commence menc in 1998 and was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane le tters. [ill HERE & NOW > PLU SCENE fAll 2002 7


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Eric N e l s o n , l eft, a n d Don Ryan have both a uthored books in t h e 'Idiot's Guide' series. Combi n i n g H awaiian s hirts with th eir doctoral c a p s s h ows the s e n s e o f humor n e e d e d in writing t h e books, w h i c h condense complicated subjects i n t o ea sy-to-follow formats.

Smart people know where to turn for help: to the Idiot's Guid.e

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f you're looking for a blow-by-blow account of the Roman conquest and rule or a concise wrap-up of the d ebate over creationism, you m ight wan t to consult an i d iot. O r rather, an I d iot's Guide. Two PLU faculty members h ave wri t­ ten popu lar books in "The Complete I d iot's G uide" series known for its prac­ tical, readable advice on compl icated topics. Don Ryan '79 and Eric Nelson '82 have fou r books between them, and each is at work on another. "We consider them textbooks for the lai ty," Nelson said. Ryan, a facu l ty fel low i n the Division of H umanities, h ad several Idiot's G u ide books, but realized there were none avai lable on archaeology, his spe­ cialty. He pro posed one to the publish­ er, Alp h a Books, and wrote the "The Comp lete I diot's G u ide to Lost C ivilizations." He fol lowed i t up wi th guides on b i b lical mysteries and ancient Egypt. H e's at work o n another book abou t the world of the Bible. Ryan suggested his colleague Eric

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Nelson, ass istant professor of classics, p ropose a book abou t the Roman Empire. Nelson did - and i t was pub­ lished in 2001. He is working on a book abou t Ancien t G reece and the Ancient Olympics, which is d u e to be published next summer, Just in time for people to brush u p before the 2004 Athens G ames.

Bright people might want to learn about a new subjedy but be overwhelmed by jargon­ filled academic journals or bored by a standard textbook. The Idioes Guide is a perfect alternative) the authors say. T h e s e r i e s p rese n ts t o p i c s i n an e asy- to- fo l l ow, s o m e w h a t lIg h t ­ h e ar t e d y e t info r m ative fo r m a t . Tear-o u t fact s h e e ts , g l o s s a r i e s , a h u m o ro u s t o u c h a n d o t h e r fe a t u re s m ake t h e b o o k s e a s y to co m p r e ­ h e n d , w i tho u t b e i ng s i m p l i s t i c .

"You can't d u m b i t down so i t's con­ d escendi ng," Ryan said . "But you have to be authori tative. You write l ike you're talking to an i n troductory course." They real ize there is some s kepticism in the academic com m unity about books wi th the word "idiot" i n the title, but both fee l strongly that they are educating a b road audience wi th thei r vol umes. Bright people might want to learn about a new subject, but be over­ whelmed by jargon-filled academic journ al s o r bored by a standard text­ book. The I d iot's G u ide is a perfect alternative, the authors say. Both PLU professors' books have been steady sellers, and they h ave brought acclaim from experts and elicited responses from readers around the worl d . Cri tics also praise them. KMT: A Modern Jou rnal o f Ancient Egypt, said Ryan's guide to Ancient Egypt was very e ffective. "It also estab­ l ishes au thor Don Ryan as the first great popularizer of Egyptology in the Twenty-fi rs t Centu ry," said a review. James]. Clauss, p rofessor of classics at the U nivers i ty of Washi ngton, called Nelson's guide, "a clear and engaging accou n t of ancient Rome." Both au thors say the success of the i r books - o n what a r e not generally con­ s idered popular topics - shows the i n terest and i n te l l igence of readers. " People have a h unger - they want to k now about the past, how it ties i n to the presen t," Nelson said. The writing style takes some getting used to - it's hard to synthesize so m uc h material i n to concise and humorous p ieces, they say - but both men have developed a methodology for p u tting the books together. Their books are available at all bookstores i nclud ing the PLU Bookstore. "I think it's i mportant for academics to try to raise the level of public d is­ course," Nelson said . "And there are many people out there who k now about PLU now, because of the author bios printe d on the books." By Katherine Ned/and

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Admissions publications bring new message to prospective students rospective PLU students now receive a bigger and brig hte r viewbook and redesigned admissions materials that follow a new theme of wbat they will find at PLU: Challenge Support Success The Admissions Office, along with University Co m munications, created the new publications over the last year. The first publication in the new era is the search mai ler, a small bookler given to prospective college students that allows them to request a viewbook. Published and senr out in early 2002, ind ications are tbat students a re respond ing well-requests for view­ books are up 60 percent from the previ­ ous year's m ailer.

The new viewbook was pri n ted this su mmer. It is much bigger than previ­ ous versiolls: 64 pages compared to 24. Rewri tten and redesigned, it follows a new color scheme, contains dozens of new photOgraphs and tells rhe personal success stories of students a.lld alum ni. "We're exc ited to put in the hands of prospective students a viewbook that contai ns a rich tapestry of ollr stll­ den ts' experiences with PLU," said Laura Polcyn '74 '79, vice president for Admissions and Enrollment Services. The new publications also take advan tage of PLU's expansive In ternct presence, linking students to several dozen PLU Web sites. The outreach conti nues this fall with a series of postcards, whic h closely focus on individual students from diverse backgrounds, and br:1I1d new publications for prospective interna­ tional and transfer studen ts. [§] b Drew 13roll'lI

Go to wwU!.plu.ed�t/l'ncore to tram more about PLU Ad missions. LIFE OF THE MIND > PLU SCENE FALL 2002 9


nds on the playground equipmnttht Elementary School. Alex ..... Farm, his employer. which paid

I playground.


PLU grad helps revitalize neighborhood school playground By Katherine Hedland )88 Photography by Chris Tumbusch

or three years, Darius Alexander '02 super­ vised children on the d i lapidated play­ gro u nd at Spanaway Elementary School. Because there were only a few swings and balls available, he spent m uch of the recess period trying (0 calm down ch ildren and teach them to share the sparse (Oys the school had to offer. " To be honest, they would argue and fight a lot," said Alexander, who was a teacher's aide and playground supervi­ sor while earn ing his degree in sociolo­ gy from PLU. People at school knew it was impor­ tam (0 p rovide the kids with good, safe equ i pment (0 play on, and he and teachers discussed several ways ro raise money, s uch as recycling cans. Then Alexander had a better idea - he would si mply ask som eone for the money. He wrote (0 State Farm Insurance, where he had com pleted an internship during the sum mer of2001 and was scheduled to start work after grad ua­ tion. Alexander expl ained the nced :md the fact that the financially strapped district hadn't been able to replace dilap idated equ ip mem when it was removed. He stressed the i mponance of

i nstilling pride among students for their school. To his surprise and students' elation, State Farm paid for brand new play­ ground equipment and more with a grant of nearly $28,000. Now, a large red and blue, steel and plastic p lay­ ground structure d raws all the c h i ldren around at recess. They climb, crawl, slide and hang from its bars. Children from the neigh borhood also use the playground after school and on week­ ends. The new equi pmem was i nstal led sho rtly before school recessed in June. Younger children also enjoy a large sandbox. And there's even a li ttle money leftover for something else (0 be added in the future. "Just being out h ere at recess was so different," Alexander said. "Th e kids play (Ogether and take turns. They (Ook pride i n it, they (Ook ownership. You don't really see any garbage out here any more. Before it was always a mess . " State Farm offered a grant in the interest of following i ts mOt(O of being a good ne igh bor. Alexander says the company is s incere in i ts effons . "They're real aboU[ waming to h e lp the community. " "We're glad t hat Darius brough t this idc;! (0 us," said Vicki Harper, a ScatI' Farm public affairs specialist. " The

playground gets used a lot, nO[ only by the student s bm the surrounding com­ m u n i ty. It fits right i n wi th our goal of helping communities." The Bethel School District paid for the concrete foundation and the spongy, black top under the equipment. Alexander, who grew up in Taco ma and attended nearby Thompson Elemen tary School, said it probably would've been years before the pla),­ ground was im proved without the grant. "r think we saved cans for about cwo months and gO[ abou t 94 cents," he said with a bugh. Spanaway Elemen tary is comprised of students from d iverse economic back­ grounds, Alexander said. He drew on his sociology backgro und to work closely with the children, many who have special needs. "You reall y have to teach kids how (0 care about each other before you can teach them (0 learn," he said. Alexander and his wife, Monica, recently bought a house i n Spanaway. He says he's enjoying h is job as a claims representative, but h e misses being at the school on a regular basis. "It was h ard leaving the kids after bei ng h ere three years," said the man stlIdenrs call " Mr. D or Mr. A. " "I'm proud [0 say i t's my schoo!." �

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Good Vibrations : .:.

U p c o m i n g c o n c e r t fe a t u re s g r a d ' s m u s i cal I n s t r u m e n t s .:.

by Drew Brown

hen a concert titled Nord i c Vibrations comes to PLU's Lagerquist Concerr Hall on Nov. 3, i t will be a tri u mphanr evenr for Lynn Berg '64. Berg won't play i n rhe srring quar­ rer, bur rhe perfo r mers will use h i s i nsuumenrs, which were mericulously crafred i n rhe Norwegian rradirion. Berg sraned mak i ng rraditional Hardanger fidd les a decade ago, afrer h i s daugh ter, Kari '90, brough r h i m a book from Norway abour what is wide­ ly called the cou nrry's national i nstru­ menr. I t i s s i m i lar co the violin, and each i s a hand m ad e work of art. It has fou r or five strings that rUIl underneath the fi ngerboard and a dd e c h o ing overconcs. Earl ier this year, Berg co mplete d con­ struction of an unusual Hardanger viola and cel lo. Berg won't come right o u t a nd say h i s i s rhe only H ardanger cello in existence, bur it looks like that i s the case. He saw one earlier this year at a museum i n Norway that was made in 1 860, but it lacked the understrings o r other characreristics of true H arda nger insfru m e n rs. The idea for building al l the instru­ menrs started when Linda Caspersen Andresen, exhibit com m i ttee co-chair at the Scandinavian Cu ltural Cenrer and a cellist, wanred co play the Nordic tunes. She mentioned co Berg t hat it would be easier co play them on a cello than co learn co play the fiddle. " For fun I thought r would make a Hardangcr cello and surp rise h e r," said Berg, who lives i n Eugene, O re., where he runs a violi n repair shop. " B u t r was so excited that I had co tell her. "Then the thought occurred co me that i f I had twO fiddles and a cello, [ only needed a viola co complete a

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quartet," Berg said. He learned abou t t h e viola-and then b u i l t i t . Berg a n d And resen fel t t h e insuu­ menrs had co be played. That's how Nordic Vib rations was born. Andresen, Tow Hanson 'OS, Karin and David Lober Code make up the quartet. In add i tion will be other violin ists, PLU assistanr professor Svend Rl1 m n i n g '89, Na talie Nesvig '79, )an (Olsen '92) UpshaJl , Andrea (Tronsct '78) Bryanr, with acco m panimcnt by Davi d Dah l '60, PLUs organ i s t emcritus. Along with creating the Ha rd a nge rs Berg also makes h i s own design of an alternatively shaped instrument cal led a "VioLynn," which Ronning will p la y ,

at the concert.

Berg looks forward co hearing the insrruments played i n Lagerquist on h i s first visit t o the acoustlc masterplece. "It i s truly exci ting co have a con­ cen where so many o f my i nstru­ menrs will be played," Berg said. Berg made his first Hardanger i n 1 9 93. I n 1 9 97, h e contributed a golden-hued Hardanger fi ddle to PLU's Scandi navian Cul tural Cente r. Berg became interested in stri ngs when Kari was 6 and began taking vio­ lin lessons. One of his Hardangers, earned a bro n ze medal ill J u n e at [he Landskappleiken competi tion in Vagi!, Norway. He was fi rst American to ever place in the co me s t . lID Tic/?ets for the concert' are available through the Scandinavian Cultural Center or cospmls01� the Cultural Arts Commission ofGig Harbur.

Visit www.plu. edujencore to learn m o re about Berg and the upcoming concen.

Lynn Berg '64 holds the H a rd a n g e r viola and cello h e built.


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6

es

a

hero

.. .... after

By Noreen Hobson len Olson

G l e n Olson '03, pictured by the River S e i n e in P a ris, r e c e ived the Medal of Val o r from the French govern足 m e n t for his he roic res c u e of a d rown i n g man.

'99

'03 i s not

went to take a closer look. He realized

" I r's coo l, bur most anyone would

i m p ressed by his own

thar the man, wearing boots and a trench

h ave done rhe same thing, " he said. " I

bravery. The French gov足

coat, was drown ing and, withour another

was just in the right p l ace at the righ t

ernment, on the other

thought, j u m ped into the chilly water.

time. "

hand, was so gratefu l that h e dived i n to a cold river

Olson had trouble locating the man as he disappeared under the water, b u t

The rrench govern men r believes rhat Olson's actions are qu ite noble. In

and saved a drown i n g man that it

h i s friends on the shore h a d a better

March, far removed from rhe banks of

bestowed irs Medal of Valor on the

van tage point and helped guide him in

the Seine, Olson unexpectedly received

American visi tor.

the dark. Olson asked passers by - i n

a package delivered overn ight from

The story began when Olson, an eco足

French - t o call police. When Olson

Paris. The weighty parcel contained the

nomics major and French minor from

fi nally reached the man he qu ickly

Medal o f Valor presented by France to

Iv1ontana, went to Paris last fa l l

p u lled h i m to the water's edge. A police

honor Olson's bravery thar winrer

t h rough a P L U study abroad program.

boat soon arrived and p u lled rhe two

n ight.

He grew fond of rhe p l ace and srayed

aboard.

on through Jan uary to spend rime with h is new friends rhere. Early Jan. 7, Olson and friends he

Parisian o fficers gave the rescuers warm brandy while the man, who was homeless and had j u m ped into the

Olson says it was a n ighr he'll never forget, b u r he also has great memories o f his mon t hs i n France. "The peop l e I lived with and around

mer while studying abroad were l ook足

river, was revived. He came to and was

were won derfu l , " Olson said. "Thc)'

ing across r h e River Seine toward

agitated with those surrounding h i m ,

were intelligent, cultured and fun to be

Notre Dame Cathedral and saw a m an

Olson said. That was h i s sole con tact

aroun d . "

in the water. Some wondered i f the

with the man he s:lVed.

man m ight: be swi m m ing, b u t Olson

But

suspened something was wrong and

awards .

ffil

he says he doesn't need rhanks o r

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1 0 YEARS AND STILL

FO CUS ED

A decade of service marks Loren Anders on's p residency

By Philip A. Nordquist ' 5 6

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ON THE FUTURE

oren I Anderson was raised in Rugby, N.D. He received his B.A. from Concordia College as a philoso­ ph)! major. He completed his graduate educa.­ tion at Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, focusing on commu­ nication theory and l-esearch.

tory In 1 984, he became executive director of the division for college and ttniversilJ! serv­ ices ofthe American Lutheran Church. He retllrned to Concordia in 1 988 as executive vice president with responsibilities forfimd development, communication, academic planning and general administration.

lVIost ofAnderson's career has been dedi­ cated to Luthen:m higher education. At Concordia College, he senlcd as assistant pro­ fessor of speech communication and director ofinstitutional l-esearch stal-ting in 1 972_ After serving as assi;-tant to the president from 1975 to 1 976, he became vice president for planning and development. At 3 1, he was the youngest vice president in Concordia his-

In 1 992 Anderson became PLU's 12th president.

L

Philip A. Nordquist '56 iilterviewed Anderson for Scene earlier thisyear. Nordquist graduated from Pacific Lutheran College and from the University of Washington where he l-eceived M.A. and Ph. D. degrees in history. He has taught histo-

at PLU since 1 963 and in 1 990 published the centennial history of PLU, "Educating For Service. "

ry

P h i l i p Nordquist: Can you say some­ thing about the nature and range of the professional res ponsibilities that you had prior co coming co PLU and bow yo ur undersranding of Lutheran higher education and you r educational background prepared you ro be a uni­ versity presiden t? Loren And erson: The evolu tion of my career began when I was an undergrad­ uate student at Concordia College_ I learned there about Lutheran h igh er

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1 0 YEARS AND STILL

FO CUS ED ON THE FUTURE

educacion. B u c I didn'c really realize how special i t is until [ took my first ceach ing posicion at Wayne State U niversity in Detro i t in the early '70s. The dramatic contrast becween a small, undergraduate, l iberal arts, Lutheran institution and a large, u rban, com­ m uter, Ph.D. grancing, research-orient­ ed u niversity began to p u t my Concordia experience in perspeccive. I t convinced m e o f the value o f being a Lutheran u niversi ty, of being a primari­ ly undergraduate insti tution, and how important it is to focus on teaching rather than research. That experience brought me back to Lutheran h igher education. Then, after I returned to

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Concordia as a faculty mem ber and ad m i nistrator, I too k a fai rly cradicional path chro ugh the rall ks-a pach chac even tually led me to PLU. Nordquist: Whac was you r perception o f PLU as you contemplated che posi­ tion in 1992 and after you arrived on the scene)

alumni magazllles fro m many schools and remember being i mpressed by Scene and the sense of energy and accivity thac seemed to surround PLU. [ also e ncountered people from PLU and found them to be u niversally optimistic and accive, che kind o f people who had a great deal of energy and a deep com­ m i tment to cheir un iversi ty.

Anderson: I had been i n Lucheran h igher educati o n for 20 years before I came to PLU and had always adm ired Pacific Lutheran. Loo king at PLU fro m a distance, I l o n g believed that i t was among che top insti tu tions both in the ALC and the ELCA. I regularly read

Nordqu ist: At your i nauguration you called on all those assemb led-and r suppose you m eant to i nclude all PLU graduates as wel l-to be the revol ution­ aries, the visio naries, che " s aga cre­ ators " o f tomorrow. What did you mean by chat?


A n d e rs on: Places l i ke PLU are wholly volumary emerprises. In our case i t all began 1 1 0 )/ears ago with five congrega­ tions and only 250 people who simply wem co work co create a ul1iversi cy. That spirit has con tin ued throughom our his tor)'. 50 universities such as PLU have been built, and are still carried forward, by this throng of believers-both visible and i nvisible-who contribute co the vision, C O the energy, and to the funding of the place. I t's in teresting co consider what moti­ vates people co serve in this way. I remem ber being imrigued by a publica­ tion called, "The Quest fo r a Viable 5nga," in which the author contended

that it is really the srory ohhe institu­ tion that motivates people. PLU's scory hasn't been easy and is as fascinating as any in Lutheran higher education-from the moose anders of the 1 890s, co the endowment d rive of the '20s, co the fi nancial crises of the '30s and the enrollment mel tdown during World War II. l:ven in the mid- 1 940s the question of PLU's fu ture was still on the table­ it's all of that biscory and drama that gives energy and spice to the PLU saga. Nordqu ist: When you arrived in 1 992, PLU had just com pleted a quite tri­ umphant centennial celebration that had appropriately focused on a wide

range of institutional and individual achievemems, but by 1 992 i t was clear that there were some serious enroll­ ment and financial problems that had to be addressed. How did the u niversity take on tbose tasks? And how difficult were the)'? A n d e rson: My direct encounter with PLU was a discovery of the rich ness of the institutional programs and mission and of the tre mendous h uman capaci­ cy. PLU, I judged i m mediately, was clearly an institution driven by those intangible qualities that made it a more vi tal, in teresti ng, and mu lti-di mension­ al enterprise than you could ever know

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10 YEARS AND STILL

FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE

A decade of p lanning for the futu re: PLU 2 000 and 20 1 0 Whrn PL

was go i n g through

J . A nd e rson

\\ as

un iversity. I k

asked

w

"nl1�(ed

a

1�lI.d�rsh i p cltang" 10 years ag', Presd�nr LMe n

give �peciuJ crnph.lSis ro long-range p l . m n i ng for rhe

[h� support ,If facuI ey, �taff and r�gcnts Wllll toget her,

over n 20-mon t h period , developed PLU 2000: Embracing tht' 2 1 st Cen nn}'. PLl1 2000 onrnbured

to

m:U1Y of the university's major acmmplish mcnrs

t h e pase sevl'raJ years i ncluding creari n g a sign i ft canrly

mor�

in

diverse sCUl.icnt

body and �tuJT, reaffirming du' Lut hernn hig her edllcation traditio n . tren gr h,- n ­ i n g tht' �ndll\\"Im'nr, 'Xl'a n l'i j ng tech no l ogy equipment lind

LJ!;e.

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led to a campus masrer plan t hat ha . shapt'd Iltlld-rmslllg dfon' and hel ped f rhe Mary I aker RUSSl'1I M usIC ("emer and

make possible the con rmer i on

50urh I I all and the rr\'i tailznnon ofX,l\"I\:r Hall. F u t ure plans mclude construc­ tion of the

lorken Cenrer for Lea m lng and Tl'r hno logy and rescornrion of

Eascyold Hall. flw go.us ee by (,LU 2000 provi ded

a

r1m�1! years PLU ha.-. been workmg

011

ext Level of Disrinctlon. Ce n tra l

ro

fo u nda.ljoll fo r [ hit dccadl' ah�a.d . 1 he pa.sr t he n�"t longo-range plan. PLU 20 1 0' The

rhls

new

report

darifYing rhc u niwr.s!ry

I

m i ssion .J.nd b u i l d ing an ('ven more dlSllnCTIVe academIC progra m .

TI1I.' planning began in 1 999 w i th an cxtcllsivc se ri es i nvolved

mml'

rhan

1 ,300 al u mni . PUClHS and

f tl.lwn meetings char

frie n d., 01 rhe universi ty. SUlci}'

( I11mi�\iol1s comprised of rl'pn:senraliw (;JC\.llty. Staff and sruden rs-, created and fOC\.lst'd

on

four mal

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r i [Ucncy. Budding

Community. Acade\11.k D lsrincrioll and Fiscal Srrategjc�, c.1,h charged with

prepa rm g backgwu nd papers. l eading discLJ!;sions. hol o i n g foru ms and prepnr­ i ng a final repo]'t.

Thl' co m m issi n re p

m...

ca l led

\ tit a.

n u m l:>e r l)f rccommenda.rions cndm-sing

the university's missi 111 " f educating for livc.� Jf rhoughtfu l inqui ry. service,

leadClship, and cnrc - for Pl'of Ie, for r ill'ir com m Lirutil".-�. an d for the eartb. Thost, mclude .. n hancing

J

l um by coml nu lIlg

to

distincaw and v l�i blll :lCademlC cul ture; i m provi ng cll n'icu­ incorporatc on·sire IC:lrning ex pcricn,·es. ethical pl:l"s pe

-

tives. service, :lnci Lurhcriln bUl lage; a nd su pporting two dIstinctive program .:l/'ea5:

i n ternational Cciuca.l ion and Ulld. -rgrad uace resl.'arch . scholarship and

creative work. Thmughour the summer rhe PLU 20 I 0

SIt1l1 I "ports r

dm.fr rhl: PLU 20 10: Th

writing [cam

hll-'i utilized the commi s-

exr Li'\,t"1 of Distinctiun plan . The

C;IIlIPUS C ltntnWliry will have thl: opporru nity

[ )

re po n d

and publ ication of the fJLU 20 1 0 fi nal p l a n is cxpened

"PL

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r

rhe d raft

III

tlw full

carl ' 200J.

's long-rang p l anning work under Pr�s.icicm Anderson's leaders h i p i s sig­

n i fie'lIlt." D:wi i Warren. president of th� Narional i\$snc iari o n of I ndcpl!ndent College' and Universities. cold cbe PLU Board elf R.cgem�.

10Th> reput.1 rIOIl thl!

c

m m unic} has bui lt, and the pro);,'tams md i n i ri.Hive

Icknrifi.:d for the next dC('1de al' l'!!Jllar.kablc. (lLU is a desrmarion m mution." v,. DrrU' Drou'n

fro m a distance. I still fee l the same way. There i s a great reservo i r of s trength thar has been b u i l t over gener­ ations. And it may be that that strength comes in part because the insti tu tion b as experienced u ps and downs over tbe years. As you r question suggests, we did face some visible challenges i n '92: e n ro l lment was down. budgets were not always balanced. B u t I th i n k the tru l y remarkable story is t h e way everyone from the Board of Regents to the facu l · t y a n d s taff s te pped u p a n d collective ly addressed the p roblems. I f there is one realization I had at the time, whether conscious or just insti nctive, i t was that PLU faced a set of cballenges that no one person could resolve and that it reall y needed to be a collective e ffo rt, beginning witb a b road understanding o f the challenges we were facing. We had many meetings during my fi rst year where we i nvited every memo ber of the campus com m u n i ty to par· tici pate. The results were amazing. We quickly got beyond pointi ng fingers and wen t to work on solu tions. There was a candor presen t that h as l o ng been par t of how PLU works best. Nordquist: D uring your first year as p resident the i nstitu tion was also deeply i nvolved in attem p ting to d raft a new m ission statement (the current one was then 3 0 years o l d) . What did the com m u n i ty learn from that experience, and was i t b e neficial to tbe university) Anderson: It is sometimes hard to bel ieve that cod-liver oil is beneficial because it doesn't taste very good when i t is going down. Some of the conversa­ tion about our mission statement in the spring of 1993 had a cod·liver oil quality to i t. I t was heated and some­ what d ivisive. It wasn't m uch fu n . On the other hand i t was very i mportant to have the cen tral institu tional issue being d iscussed openly and construc­ tively. I think tbe com m ission tbat worked on tbe mission statemen t came up with an exce l lent proposal. It looks even better to me now than i t did 1 0 continued o n page 35

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The Alumni Board Rebe c c a ( N auss

S a n d ra Krause-

' 74 ) Burad

Olson '89

San Francisco, C a l if.

Spanaway, Wash.

Paul Carlson '60 Mukilteo, Wash. Phyllis (Gra h n '55) Carroll Lakewood, Wash. Alvin Dungan '59 Eden Prairie, M i n n.

Nikki Martin '73 Mt. Angel, Ore. Usa Ottoson '87 Span away, Wash. Jeff Rippey '78 Portl a n d , Ore. Susan ( Hildebrand

'76) Stringer John Feldmann '82

Bellevue, Wash.

Seanle, Wash.

Chris Tye '91 Portland, Ore.

Michael Fu ller '94 Moorpark, Calif.

[back row, left to right] Darren H a m by '87,'92, Jeff Rippey '78, AI D u n g a n ' 59, P a u l Carlson '60, S a n d r a Kra use-Olson '89, D a v i d J o h nson '74, [middle] S u s a n ( H i l d e b r a n d ' 7 6 ) Strin g e r, D e n n i s Howard '64, Nikki M a rt i n '73, B e c ky (Nau ss '74) B u rad, Phyllis (Gra h n '55) Ca rroll, Lisa Onoson '87, [s eated] C l a rene (Osterli

' 56 ) J o h n son, Beverly ( Tranum '55) K n utzen, C h ri s Tye '91

PLU Alumni Board h elps bring Lut es tog eth er he Alumni Board assists the u niversi cy in friend raising and fu nd raising. I e is a working board consisting of 1 7 m e mbers, each member with a specific role as an offi­ cer, regem reprcsemative or comm i[[ee cha.ir. Add itional oppo [[un i ties for members h i p are available [Q alu m n i at large on 12 differem commi[[ees. This Strunure enables the board [Q include many al umni in the work of the association. One of the goals of the Alumni Board is [Q create and [Q improve the connec­ tions between PLU and its alumni. The Alumni Office and board are d evelop­ ing Con nections Groups in various arcas of the country [Q connen alums who l ive near each other. One such group, PLU Bay Area (PLU BA) exists in thc San Francisco Bay region. Alums there are orgal1 izing local evems and op portuni ties [Q connect with each other and [Q strengthen the PLU bond. PLUBA has also set up a listserv on the

Web i n order to easily stay in tOuch and share information. The Alumni Board and staff are happy to assist alums who want to create a local connection group in other areas. Please feel free to coman tbe alumni office at 253-535-74 1 5 or alumni@plu. edu [Q get in [Quch with a speClfic board member or a member of the staff The office can give you more information about the Alumni Board or serving on one of the board committees. Also, Alumni needs people [Q help plan PLU Connections events around the coumry. If you would like to be involved, p lease let us know by cal ling 253-535-74 1 5 or e-mailing alumni@>plu.edtt.

The followi ng areas are cu rrentl), available for leadership opportunities: Tacoma, Seattle, Portland, Spokane,

Darren Hamby '87,

'92

Salem, Eugene, Boise,

northern and

southern California, Mi.nneapolis, Anchorage, East Coast, Honolulu, Billings, Kalispell, Missoula, Denver

Lauralee H a g e n '75,

'78

Seattle, Wash.

Dire ctor, Alumni & Parent Relations

D e nnis Howard '64 Eagle River, Alaska Cia rene (Osterti '56 ) Johnson Lakewood, Wash.

Darren Kerbs '96 Associate Director, Alumni & Parent Relations David Aubrey

David Johnson '74 Orange, Calif.

Vic e President,

Development & University Relations

Beverly (Tranum

'55) Knutzen

Susan Carnine

Shelton, Wash.

ASPLU President

r - - - - - � - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

2002-2003 Alumni Board of Directors

Th� Alumni BO:1rd o f D i renors brings these c:t nd,dJ rcs to the A l u m n i r\SSOCl J.nOll for

C(Hlfir lllJ. rioll. Please vore (o r L l l reL' ('alldidarc�:

rwo response boxl's an.: providl.':d lor lWU rhe .s J ITI l! household. Da:1ch ollnd mail by Oerouer 1 , 2002 co: 0 ICC of Alwn ni and P<1f('nr Reb rions.,Nc svi£ Alumni C nrer, TacomJ) \'{l;-\ 98447, o r G l s r y u u r b • .l.l 1o r onlilll..' ar wII.JIIJ.p/u,t/lflImi.org. al u m n i In

0 0

Bellingham, Mt. Vernon, Everett, Tri-C ities, Yakima, Wenatchee,

ADVISORY

o U

Rev. P h i l i p Rue '68 Olympia, Wash. Or. Clayton Cowl '88 Rochester, Minn.

'J U

Mari IHoseth) Shouse

'96

Sumner, Wash.

and scvcml i mernational locations. lm

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Hall of Fame Class of 2002 Basketball teammates highlight 2002 H all

of Fame class

Han Kol lar '70 and Leroy S i n nes '70, basketball teammates i n the mid- 1 960s, are among those who will be ind ucted i mo tne Pacific Luth exan Un iversity Athletic I-tall o f Fame Friday, Oct. 4 during H omecom ing Weekend. Joining the basketball dllo are football player G reg Roh r '82, swim mer Karen Hanson Scott '92, women's basketball player Kelly Larson '89 and softball playe r Ho lly Alonzo '89. The Hall of Fame ind uction l u ncheon will begin at 1 1 a. m. in Chris Knutzen H a J j in the Un iversity Center. The pub­ lic is welcome to attend rhe event, though ticket prices have yet to be set. For i n formation, contact the PLU ath­ letic department at 253-535-7350. ALLAN KOLLAR (Bas/?ctball) 1 966-70)

Allan Kollar averaged double figures in scoring all four of his years at PLU, with a single-sea­ son best of 15.9 points per game as a sopho­ more. He finished h is career with 1 ,285 points in 99 games, an average of 1 2.9 points per game. At the conclusion of h is cal·eer, he ranked eignth on the carel'[ scoring list. He still holds the single-game records for consecutive free throws made ( 15) and for free throws in a game ( 1 6), both coming against Western Washington U n iversity on Dec. 2, 1 966. Not only was Kollar a solid scorer, he led the Lutes in rebounding each of nis final three seasons, twice averaging at lead J 1 rebounds per game. Kollar C\vice earned All-Northwest Conference fi rst team nonors dunng nis Pacific Lu tneran career. 20

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LEROY SINNES

KAREN HANSON SCOTT

(Basketball, 1 966-70)

(Swimming, 1 988-92)

Leroy S i n nes th ree times led PLU i n scori ng, averaging more [han 1 6 poims per game twice in his career. H i s best year came as a sen ior when he talLied 464 poims in 28 games, an average of 1 6.5 points per contest. Sin nes fini shed his fou r years with a total o f 1 ,307 poims, an average of 1 2.S point s p e r game. H e was t h e seventh p layer i n t n e stoned history of t h e Paci fic Lu theran men's basketball p rogram to exceed 1 ,000 points fo r nis career. Sin nes earned All-Northwest Con ference honors as a sophomore and again as a senior, matc hing his two h ignest scoring seasons.

Karen H anson Scott earned AII-Amcrica h o n­ ors an astounding 3 1 timcs i n her PLU swim­ ming career, cap p l llg her fou r years with a narional c nam p ionshi p i n tne 500-yard freestyle at the 1 992 NAIA meet. She showed her versati l i ty tnat same senior season by placing sec­ ond at nationals in the 200 backstroke and th i rd i n the 200 freestyle. I n all, s ne earned All-America honors 1 1 ti mes by placing i n the top six 111 individ ual events at nationals. The 500 freestyle was ner s pecialty as she p laced third twice and sixth once in addition to her narional title. Hanson Scott still holds

GREG ROHR (Football, 1978-81)

G reg Ro h r i s among the most domi­ nating dc·fen­ sive l i n emen ever to wear a PLU foo tball u n i form. In 1 980, h e earned fi rst team ali-confer­ en ce, all-district and Little AIl­ No rthwest honors as a junior when ne ne.lped lead the Lutes to their first NAIA national championship. He fi n­ is hed that season WIth 5 6 solo tackles, 10 quarterback sacks and two fu mble recoveries. Tne following yea r ne added fi rst team A l l-American to h i s l ist of accolades. He fi nished h i s senior YC'ar wi[h 76 tackles, six sacks, three fu mble recoveries and anchored a defense tnat gave u p on ly eignt points a gam e. Tnat team was undefeated an d ran ked No. 1 in tne nation before losing in tne national p layo ffs. I·or nis career, Ro n r compiled 1 90 [Otal tac k­ l es, 1 7 q uarterback sacks and six fu m­ ble recove u-ies.

....

LEROY SINNES

(Basketball, 1966-70)


five Pacific Lmheran individual swim­ ming records i ncludi ng the 100 freescyle (53.3 1), 200 freescyle ( 1 :53.74), 500 freescyle (5:0 18 1), 1 650 freescyle ( 1 7:35.80) and the 200 backstroke (2:06. 0 1 ) . In addition, she swam on 200 .mecUey and 400 freescyle relay teams that still hold Pacific Lucheran school records. KELLY LARSON

(Basketball, 1985-89) Kelly Larson is arguably the finest all­ around p layer in Pacific Lutheran women's bas­ ketball hiscory. At 5 feet, 1 0 inches, Lal:son could score, rebound and han­ dle the ball with precision. Larson's name is repeated throughout the PLU women's basketball record book. She fi nished her cat'eer wi th a then-record 1 ,545 poi nts. More than a dozen years later, Larson continues co rank No, 1 in career assists wi th 440 and first in career free throw percemage at .79 1 (32 1 of 406). She also ranks fou rt h with 1 90 career steals and nimh with 502 career rebounds. Three times in her career she had 1 1 assists in a gamc, ranking her first in that category. Larson earned first team a'll-conference h o nors twice and was a second team p ick twO more times. She never averaged less than 13.5 poims per game and had a s ingle-season best of 1 6.7 poims per comest as a ju nior.

Football, basketball games will be broadcast online f you have a compmer and an lmernet connection, you can hear PLU football and basketball games thcoughout the 2002-03 season. All PLU spons evems that are b road­ cast in the Tacoma area on KLAY 1 180

AlYl wi l l be Webcast through the PLU Web s i te. J ust go to www.plu.edu/ -lute­ cast and click o n the appropriate l i n k . The currem b roadcast sched ule includes all PLU football games plus a selected n umber of PLU men's and women's basketbal l games. Once the broadcast schedule is finalized, yo u can fi nd i t on the PLU athletics Web site at

Ulww.plu.edu/phed. [§]

PAC IFIC L Fl'H E R A N l i N I V EHSITY

KfI-ILETIC llALL OF FAl\lfi= MEMBERS 1990: M a rv H a rs h m a n , footb a l l a n d

p i o n e e r; E a r l L u e b k e r, spo rtswriter;

c o a c h; C l i Hord O l s o n , c o a c h ; M a rv

D avid Olson, a d m i n i strator; Tom

To m m e rvik, footb a l l a n d c o a c h;

W h a l e n , ba sketball; J o h n

R h o d a Yo u n g , athletic staH.

Z a m b e rl i n , football.

1991 : Chuck Curtis, b asketball; Roger

1997: Diane B a n ks o n , m u lti s p o rts;

Iverson, basketball; Jim Van Beek,

Ron B a rn a rd , swi m m i n g ; M a r k

basketball; D ianne J o h nson, cross

C l inton, fo otb a l l a n d g o lf; Tom

c o u ntry and tra c k & field; Earl Platt,

G i l m e r, footb a l l ; Kirsten O l s o n

football; Sig S i g u rdson, football.

W e e s , swim m i n g ; B l a i r Taylor, footb a l l ; 1 947 fo otb a l l t e a m .

1 992: Ron Billings, football, basketball and baseball; Don D'Andrea, football;

1 998: S o n y a B r a n dt, s o c c e r;

John Fromm, Track & field; Sterling

V a l e rie H i l d e n , c ross c o u ntry a n d

H a rshman, tra c k & field; Gene Lundgaard, basketball and coach.

tra c k & field; S c o tty Kessler, foot­ b a l l; S a ra OHi c e r, c o a c h; Phil S c h ot, tra c k & field; R a ndy

1 993: Hans Alb ertsson, b a s ketba l l

Shipley, tra c k & fi eld; S c on

a n d tra c k & field; Eliz a b eth G re en

Westering, footb a l l .

Finley, swi m m i n g ; G l e n H u Hm a n , fo otball, b a sketba l l a n d b a s e b a l l ;

1999: M i k e B e n s o n , c o a c h ; Kerri

H OLLY ALONZO

D avid J a mes, spo rtswriter; D ave

Butc h e r D a n i e l s , swi m m i n g ; Steve

(Softball, 1 987-/ 990)

Tra g e s e r, te n n i s; D r. Roy Virak,

I ri o n , fo otba l l and b a s e b a l l ; D avid

team d o ctor.

Holly Alonzo, then j ust a sophOlnore, com­ piled an o utstandi ng 0.47 earned run average in helpi ng lead PLU to the 1 988 NAJA national softball championship, the first of two won by the u n ive rsicy. S h e earned al l - co n ference and all-district honors that season as t h e Lutcs com­ piled an imp ressive 39-6 won-loss record. The following season, Alonzo earned second team All-America honors. Though not a prococype power pitcher, Alonzo finished that year with 1 63 stri keouts, then a universicy record. She concluded her career by helping the Lutes fin is h second at the NAIA nati on ­ al tournamenc. - by Nick Dawson

Peterson, crew a n d c o a c h; Rev. M i lton N esvig, m e rito rious

1 994: D o u g H e r l a n d , c rew a n d

serv i c e; Stacy Waterworth,

c o a c h; E l m e r Peterson, footb a l l ;

s o c c e r and softb a l l .

Kristy P u r d y Armenti n o , c ross c o u ntry and tra c k & field; H a rry

2000: R o s s B o i c e , footb a ll ; C a rolyn

M c L a u g h l i n , b a s ketb a l l ; La rry

Carlson-Accimus, tennis; AI

G re e n , footb a l l .

H ed m a n , b a s e b a l l ; H . M a rk S a lzman, c o a c h a n d a d m i n i strator;

1 995: G e o rg e And erson, fo otba ll;

S c ott Wakefi e l d , swi m m i n g .

Ta mi B e n n ett, swi m m i n g ; C u rt G a m m e l l , b a sketball; E r l i n g

2001 : R i c k J o h n s o n , footb a l l ;

J u rgensen, footb a l l ; E l d o n Kyl l o ,

We ndy J o h n s o n , w o m e n's

football; Steve R i d g way, footb a l l ,

s o c c er; J i m Kinils by, a d m i ni stra ­

M a rk S m ith, tra c k & f i e l d .

tor; M a r c u s LeMaster, m e n's swi m m i n g ; S h a ri R i d e r,

1996: Eva n s " R e d " C a rlson, foot­

wome n's s o c c er; C h ris Wolfe,

b a l l ; N i n a Larson, w o m e n 's s p o rts

wrestl i n g .

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Two women study a n d p a i nt in w h a t w a s know n as South H a l l in the 1 950s. It's now c a l l' e d H i n d e rlie H a l l .

Residential Life Reflections: The rules have changed, but the goal of supporting students is the same II alumni who h ave served as a residence kdl (dormiwry) leader while at P LU are invi ted w a special reunion during Hom eco m i n g 2002. If you were a sru足 den t counselor, s taff member or hall govern mem leader, join the gathering. I n preparation fo r the reu nion, here's a look back at j ust a few of the ways on足 campus living has changed over the years. D uring th e 1 894-95 school year it was decided that students could not attend 22

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dances. In Jan uary a scandal erupted after a p rank was carried out which was designed w lure a girl imo a boy's room where he was standing in only his unde rwear. This i ncident prompted the fo rmulation of the fi rst list of " rules " . 1.

Boys can 't go in gi rls' rooms and vice versa. 2. No l o afi n g in the k i tchen. 3. No loitering in the halls and stairwells.

Srudy hours have w be s pe n t i n your room 5 . No smoking by those under 17 and no smoking or chewing in the build ing.

Dorm life and the decor have c h anged greatly s i n c e t h e s e co-eds lived on c a m p u s in t h e e a r l y 1 900s.

4.

In 1897- 1898 all students were requi red to be p resen t at the daily devo足 tional exercises in the chapel unless

excused by the President. Average expenses per sruden t for a year were $84.5 0 . $25 for tui tion, $48 fo r board, $8 for room, $ 3 for medical fee and a $ . 5 0 library fee. Laundry, books, and p aper wou ld be extra expenses; hence, all studen ts were encou raged w bri ng as many of their own books from home


as

they thought might be of some use.

By the 1 950s the rules had expanded so as to cover nearly every aspecc o f a Pacific Lutheran. University student. For exam p Ie, this section of the Scudent Handbook o u tlined a scu­ de� t's expecced dress: 1.

S mdems are expected to bc c1can. an.d n.eatly attired. nare feet arc allowed on.ly in private areas o f one's living q uarters o r at rec rc ­ ation.al fun.ction.s wh('l"c bare feet are ap pro p ria te 2. P h ys i cal ed ucation, lounging, beach atti re, or the l i ke is not allowed within the d i n i n g hall. 3 . Specific standards of dress may be req UJred in certain area�, at individ­ ua[ events or in the c lassroom by the i nd ividual i nstructor or profes­ sor. (Prior to this ti me the dress code required women to wear dresses to class and only wear sportswear on Friday afternoon and Saturday. All s m dems were req u i red to dress up for S u nday dinner.) 4. Formal attire must be worn at Artist Series and other p ublic fu nc­ tions un less otherwise designated. .

In 1 9 72, restrictions on student l i fe loosened dramati c al ly: two dormitories became coed, gi rls dormi t o ries restric­ tive h o u rs gave way t o more freedom to '

In 2000, stude nts move d into the latest and greatest res i d e n c e hall - the a p artme n t su ites a t South H a l l .

the visitor to the room, the door must rema i n o pen, and a flag is p u t u p i n d i­ cating that a visitor i s o n the floor.

Students are expected to be clean and neatly attired. Bare feet are allowed only in private areas ofone )s living quarters or at recreational functions where bare feet are appropriate.

-1 9505 mle

For the first 60 years, PLC/PLU was administered ch iefly by fou r people, the president, t h e dean of smdents, the dean of women and the dean of men. The dean of women and the dean of men positions have always been closely concerned wi th " smdem l i fe " . While the dean of men pos ition changed fre­ quent ly, Lora Kreidler served as Dean of Women fro m 1 9 2 1 - 1 943 a n d Margaret \o/i ckstrom served from In t h e late '80s, this stu d e n t mod ernized his room with b u n k b e d s a n d stereo e q uipment.

come and go, and o p po s ite-sex visita­ tion was allowed t h ree t imes a week

times a year. S till, restric­ tions appl ied, for example: visitation hours are l i m ited, the h ost m ust escort

instead o f two

1 95 1 - 1 978.

the early 70's the dormito­ staffed by housemothers and scudent counselors. Jeremy Stringer, the fi rst director for Residential Life, build­ ing on �ln already strong on-campus housing system, brought about a Through

ries were

Tod a y, as a lways stude nts make their resid e n c e h a l l s t h e i r homes.

nu mber of changes that allowed for an even more student-developl11ent oriented approach to campus li vi ng. From then on, the dormitories lVere referred to as residence halls and continue to this day to be a " ho m e away from bome" for Ill ZlJ1Y PLU students. The '70s also brought both an increased i nterest and many more opportunities for students to self-gov­ ern. Dorm/Hall CounciJs comin ucd to flou rish in each hall, and an organi;ca­ tion k nown as Re s id e n ce Hall Council (RHC), now known as Res idence Hall Association (RHA)wZls fo r m e d . I n 2 000, t h e u nivers i ty welcomed yet a new era in campus l iving with the opening of Solltb Hall, apZlrtmen t-style u n i ts for both u p pe r c l ass and m arried students that repl aced Evergreen COLIn and Delta H all. lID ALUMN I' NEWS & EVENTS > PlU SCENE FAll 2002

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al Imni news & events U

B O M E C O M I

....

....

....

! GREATEST

BOME ONWTB�

FRIDAY. OCTOBER 4

R eunio n BrunLhl.'�

9:30- 1 1 :30 a.m., UJ1Iwrsiry Center ROTC Reunion B reakfast

R lInion Br u nc hcs fell - rhe classes of:

6:30-8 a . m . , Un iversity Center

1 95 7. 1 962, 1 96 7, 1 977.

nack to School Classes

Nursing Al u mn i BrlUlch

8 a.m.-3 p.m., various campus loca­

9;30 :1.m .-noon, Un lver.my

eotcr

tions

A l u m n i Swim Meet U nivers i ty Chapel

t o :1.m_. PLU pool

1 0:30- 1 1 a.m., Tr i n ity Lutheran Ch urch

Golden

Illb HrullI."h

1 0- 1 \ ;30 a. m., Cion

ea

I lous '

Ath letic H a l l of Fame Luncheon

Homecom i n g 2002: Come b a c k to your old home

I I a.m. - I p.m., Scan d i navian

Residendal LIfe Luncheol(

C u l tu ral Center

1 1 :30 n..m.- 1 p. m., Obon Aud itorium

Game/Alumni Tent

rai l Apple Fesrival:

Football

A Th r ee R i n g C i rcus

T�nl- 1 2:30 p.m.; gam� time is 1 :30 p.m.

lvl u s i c ! Food ' And More ! I r ' , a Three-Ring C i rcus and then' are lots of events for the \Vhole fam i l y.

PLU

(lId

Decade)

(Gradu;u es or tile Lasr

4:30 p.m . , P \\'l'rhollse R� ta U ril m & Ladies and gentleman, Lutes of all

o

ages, step right up and join us for a timeless adventure as we proudly present Homecoming 2002: The Greatest Home on Earth! Thrilling

Right R.i ng: UC Extravaganza 1 :30-4 p.m., Universi r.y Center Book signi ngs, Scandinavian cooking, al u m n i a u thors. campus tou rs.

Br'wery, 454 Ii M.1.1 I1 t\ve. •

Pu yallLl p

50th Anniversary D I n ner fOr the Cl.lSS of 1 951 (i p.m., U nivers ity Cl'.nrer

and amazing festivities are being planned for the classes of 1952, 1957,

o

1962, 1967, 1972, 1 977, 1982, 1 987, 1992, and 1 997. This year, we also extend a special invitation to anyone

Left R i ng: Heri tage Lecture: Livi ng O n Campus-A Rctrospecrive 2 : 30-3:30 p.m., Xavier Hall

Cl;u;s ReUnion EventS

7:30 p.m., Tacoma

OWltl'y

aIld Golf Club or

cbss s ol' 1 9 57. 1 96

Center R ing: C o nc e n on r lw Square 3 : 3 0 - 5 : 3 0

R'�i il-nri;[l L i fe alullmi.

YOli were a member of the residence hall staff or participated in dorm/

With J a z z Combo: C l i ff Colon

SUNDAY. OCTOBER 6

hall government, you are a special

' 0 I on s<lxophonc, Sommer

part of what makes Pacific Lutheran

Swcki n ger on vocals, Joe Doria on Hamm o nd B-3 organ and Brian Kirk on d rums.

aspects of residential life. Whether

University. For more information or to register, visit us online at

,

1 967. 1 972,

1 977, 1 9H2 , 1 987. 1 992 . 1 997 and

who was involved in the many

o

Pancake Rrenkj:itM 9:30 a.lll.. hrili Knutzen n ivl'l"siry Cente r

I lall,

IJlllfll'plualllmnw/"g or call us at 800ALUM·PLU.

H e re is this car's H m e m i ng s ch ed u l e:

Facu l ty H Ollse R e c e pt i on 4:3 0-6 p.ll1., PLU Fa cu l ry House Homecoming Gala

Residcntial Life k'lte Night Social 9 p.m., Fro m The Bayou, Garfield Street

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

RHA Songfesl

Resi dence H a l l Reu n i o n s

8 p.m .

9- 1 1 a . m . , all residcncc h a l l s

ison Aut.li.ror i u m

2 4 P L U SCENE FAll 2002 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS

In.llIgural C'\tlCcrr of the Richard D. Moe

THURSDAY. OCTOBER 3

Tacorn.

I I a.m., Mary Bak�r Russell Music Cl'nter

6:30 p . m . , Olson A u d i to ri u m

PLU l3usines lutefesr 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Vau l r. dOll'nrown

Homecorn.ing Worship

rgan Scrit·s 011

me Gorrmed and

M:u ' '''lIchs Organ Ann SI�\'enSl)n-M

4 p.m., Moll)' 13..1ket

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[ anisr

Russdl Mll�i Center


Legacy Lutes: Chi ldren of grads carry on the PLU tradition

son of Corbi n Ey l an d e r '74

son o f David '74 and Kari (S trandj ord) '78 Blan co

Scott Fikse, son of Janice (Ereth) Fikse '75

Amy Burgess,

al ways an ex c i t i n g tin,e, as than 1 , 000 new studencs are g re e t e d on cam pus. The Alumni and Parenc Relations O ffice welcom es these Legacy Lutes studems who are c h i ld re n of PLU .1 I u mn i. We re cogni z e t h ese incom ing hm i l i cs for all i s

more

their c o n t i n ued generational and are thrilled to have them

involved

Ryan Eylande,

Christophel' Blanco,

su pport ac t ive l y

wi rh their alma mater.

da u gh te r o f D e b ra (Rogovoy) '77

daughter o f E l i zabeth Fleshe r '79

and Randy B u rge ss

John Fouhy,

Nathan Burley, son of Mark '78 and C h arlene B u rle y d aug hte r of Elsie Wescott '96

d au g h t e r of Paul '84 and

(Carroll)

'82

da n g h ter of Mark '80 and C i ndy '80 C hestn ut

Debo rah

Emily Andrews,

daughter of Joel '76 A n d rews and Suzanne (Lindsay) '76 K na u s Nathan Bendickson, son of J a m es '70 and C i ndy (Jo h n son ) '72 Ben d i c k son Darcy Blair,

D on n y Blair

'75 and Randy

H a m i l tO n Edk Hansen,

Karen Claus

son of Karen ( H e n d rickson) '7 1 and

Rachael Cook,

d au gh tc r of Keirh Karen Cook

'78 a n d

Richard Hansen Kirsten Hansen,

Andrea Cox,

d aug h te r of Roxanne Cox

'80

da u gh tc r of VictOr '96 and Lori Hanscn Steven Harkness,

Kendall Eisenbacher,

Lela (Holbrook) '76 and

of C ym h i a (Lumsden) '75 and David Harkness

son

Erik Helleson,

Laurel Ekstrom,

d aug h t er

William Hamilton, son of S u sie (Gatch)

M ic h ael Eisen bac h e r

daugh t e r o f Bonnie (Cough l i n) '79 an d

TIlomas

son of Ar n i e '83 and Susan '85 G rab

da u gh r e r of janet (Carson) Clark '00

daughter of

and

Geo rge Colby Grab,

Kristie Clark,

d au g h te r of john '72 and

A n d re

Deepak George, son of Mary '95

Stephanie Chestnut,

Kevin Claus, Merissa Andre,

son of Craig Fo u h y 76 and K risti Weaver '82

Nicole Buzard,

(Kirtcrman)

Gretchen Flesher,

of Edward Ekstro m '84

son of Kim (Lil lcgard) '72 an d Jim

Hdleson

Aaron Hushagen,

Pen c i l U s I n September 1 4 Alumni Women's Volleyball G a me, PLU Campus September 21 Connections Tailgate at Chapman College, Orange Calif.

Ashley Jamieson,

November 9 Connections Tailgate at Menlo College, Atherton. Cal if.

Homecoming 2002, PLU ca mpus October 5 Alumni Swim Meet. PLU c a m pus

d a u gh e r

December 7 PLU Christmas Concert Rec eption and GOLD event. Portland. Ore.

Preside nt's Christmas Dinne r & Concert. PLU campus

PLU G O LD Event. Powerhouse Brewery. Puyal l up

Matthew Johnson, son o f D an iel '76

and D arcy (Berube) '78 J o h n son

Stephanie Johnson, da ugh te r o f J onat hon

December 15 PLU C�ristm8s Fesitval Celebration Seattle. January 27-February 2

son of Philip '80 and Tina Waldncr d au gh tc r

of Tee n a Knapp '88

d au g h te r of Kar i n (Bcrnhardscn) '79 and D ea n K rip paehne Hillary Krueger,

West Concert Tour, visiting Boise.

College. Spokane. Wash.

Denver. Billings, Kalispell. and

da u gh te r o f David '80

Missoula.

( Frosig) '80

Fall Family Weekend. PLU campu s

M ont

November 1 1-19 Bell ingham.

Mt Vernon. Everett

For more in formation:

an d Laurel

K ru ege r

Terry Lindberg,

February 9 Connections Event. Anchorag e

PLU To You: 1 00 Years of Basketball:

'99

Me redith Knapp,

Connections Ta ilgate at Whitworth

November 2-3

johnson

Tessa Krippaehne,

Connections Event & Choir of the

October 19

of D a v i d '78 and Ann (Ristuben) ' 8 1 J o h n s o n

Justin Kemp-WaJdner,

Concert and PLU G O LD event.

October 5

d augh te r of Dan '77 and Linda (Alexander) '77 Jamieson Marit Johnson,

Decembe r 1 4

October 4-6

,

son of James '70 and Debbie ( H erival ) '70 Hus hagen

www.p/u­

alumni. org or call 800 -A LU M - P LU .

daughter of

Lauri Lindberg '78

Erik Loraas, son o f Keit h '72

and Linda Loraas

Sarah Luckman,

dau ghte r of Sue '92 and David Luckman

ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS > PLU SCENE FAll 2002 25


al Amy Luebke,

d,aughter o f C:ynr h i a (Sovereign) '77 and Glen Luebke

Kirsten Lysen,

d augh tcr of Ken '78 and Kayc (Rel11ll1creid) '79 Lyscn

Andrew Mast, son of Jan

(G es ch wi n d) '73 and Ty

M as[

'85 a nd Bonnie

M eye r

Kimberly Michel, daugh [cr of D. Patrick '76 and Vicki ( H age n ) '76 M ichel

Kristofer Olsen, son of Gayle (Duggar) ' 74 and Andrew Olscn

Kathryn Olson,

daughter of Lynn (Nestby) '77 and Pau l Olson Jake Parker, son

daughter of Mark '77 and Elaine ( H amann) '78 Peterson David Poole,

Christy Roeber,

daughter ofJohn '74 and Kim Roeber

ofJJ Parker '77

Christopher Pearson,

son ofJanet (Gordon) ' 79 and Alan Pearson

'SO and Monique VaslVig

son ofJani s (Tobi<tson) '75 a n d Fra n k Washburn daughter of Linda (Loken) '72 and Steven \Vilcox M. Kellen Willis,

Laura Ruud,

d aughter of Robert '69 and Margarcr '72 Ruud Travis Savala, Brandon Snow, son of Stephen

'80

daughter of Michael '73 and Diane Willis Andrew Wilson,

son of S usan (Eckhardt) M i tchell Wilso n

Karl Albrecht '83

'76

and

Joel Winderling, and M a q!

Snow

Andrew Soderlund,

son of David Soderlund

son of Jo hn

Jacob Washburn,

Sara Wilcox,

daugh ter of James '75 and Sandra Rowland

son of

daughter of Christine (Erickson) '76 and Robert Ur<t[�l Joshua Vaswig,

son of Kathryn ( D rewes) '72 and D aniel Poole

Alissa Rowland,

Marissa Meyer,

daug h [c r of Mark

Kari Urata,

Kirsten Peterson,

'7 1 and Carol

Elizabeth Stuhlmiller,

daughter ofJeff S w h l milier 'S2

Katrina Swartz,

daugh ter of Jan (Metcalf) '72 and Kermit Swartz

son of Peter '67 and Cheryl Winderling Jenae Yandell,

d augh ter of Gail (McCracken) 'SO Yandell

a n d Gene

Randall Yoakum,

'S2 and San dy (Nelson) 'S2 Yoa kum

son of Randy

Lynette Young,

daughter of Kristinc Young '69 ffil

Pi ctu re Pe rfect D o yo u ever g et tog ether with a group of your PlU f r i e n ds to sh a r e a mea l , watch a game, attend a Ch ristm a s Festival Co n c e rt or take a vacation trip? H ave you had a c hance encounter with a PLU a lum d uring your travels? Your Alumni a nd Pa rent Relations

staff would love to share your stories and photos with fellow a lumni th rough S c e n e.

A surprise reunion 01 PLU alumni who hadn't seen each other since they graduated occ urred on April 6, 2002. at the Kunste Hotel in Nakoro. Kenya during a lutheran World Rel ie f Study Tour to learn about innovations to combat HIV/AIDS Pictured are Howard Christianson '56, David Wold '56, Vernita Bliesnor Christianson '58 and Elisabeth Omli Wold "57. 'Imaglne my surprise to see this PLU license plate cover when we arrived at Post Office Bay in the Galapagos Islands, May 22, 2002,·

wrote Dr. Faith Bueltmann Stem '55. 'Those PlU students/alums go everywhere!"

26 PLU SCENE FALL 2002 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS


A uth o r i ntro d u c e s c h i l d re n to s c i e n c e with i nteresti n g , c o l o rfu l b o o ks

tephen Kramer' s eyes were

ering the visual appeal of t o p i cs as wel l

to read and understand. The Black

opened ro how beautiful a book

a s their scien r i fic i nreres r . "

Hole C-; ang Website l i n ks were all cho­

can be when he s taned i n c l u d i n g p h o rograp hy i n h i s work. Kramer 76 began writi ng c h i l d ren ' s books when h e and h i s wi fe, C h ristine

Kramer has p u b l i s h e d eight p h o to­ i l l u s trated books s i nce

19 87 on

scien­

t i fic ropics such as caves, li ghrning and rornados. His newest book, " Hi dden

sen because of their kid-friendly con­ tenr and reading level. " K ramer said he has many great mem­ o ries o f h is science professors at PLU.

moved ro the Navajo I n d i an

Wo rlds," is ab out a Hawaiian scientist

"The field biology s taff - David

Reservation in northeast A r i zona. They

who takes remarkable p i c c u res o f tiny

Hansen, John Main and Richard

t a u g h t at a j unior high sc hool near

objects th rough his microsco pe.

McG i n n is - had the same i n rerests I

Canyon de C helly Nat i o n a l MOllUl11enr.

" H idden Worlds " has won many

did, and th ey i n s p i re d me with t h e i r

L ivi ng in a remote area gave Kramer the

awards, i n c l u d i n g the "John B u rroughs

love o f biolo gy. " De n n i s Marr i n , i.n par­

c hance ro seriously explore and spend

List o f Nature Books fo r Yo ung

ticu lar, had a b ig i m p act on his train­

t i m e w r i t i n g children ' s fiction and

Readers" award and reco gnition as a

ing as a biologist. He gu ided Kramer

(Beno

'76),

no n-ficrion. I t was n ' t u m i l movi ng off the reserva­ t i o n that Kramer had h i s first success

" Notable Book for C h i ldren " by the

thro u g h selecting a graduate school

A m e rican Li b rary Association.

an d encou raged h i m ro consider

M ixed in with Kramer's p horo books

w i t h the sale o f a c h i l d ren ' s science

is " The Dark Zone, " a thick b lack-and­

book ti ded " G erring Oxyge n . " Nine

white carroon book abou t the adven­

No rther n Arizona Unive rs i ry i n Flagstaff. " Living i n Flagstaff and doing

monrhs later, h is seco n d book, " How

tu reS o f a gro u p of scie nce-lovi ng k i ds

research in A rizona ope ned m)' eyes to

ro T h i n k Like a Sciemist," sold ro t he

cal led The Brack H o le Gang. Kramer

the wonders o f desert b iology, " Kramer

same com pany. Kramer then h i t a d ry

said his own c h i l d h ood i n s p i red h i m

said. " It was also the stare of a l i felong

s p e l l . " On e misconception people have

when writing t h i s book because the

imerest i n the Sou thwest, which p ro­

is that o n ce you sell yo u r first book i t

clubhouse, eq u i p m enr and fri e nds h i p s

vided the ideas fo r my books ab out

w i l l always be casy r o sell others," he

a r e thi ngs h e wo u ld have d reamed

lightning and srorm chasers. "

said. Five years after his second book was p u b l i s h ed, Kramer, who is now a fifth­

� Ajma.ni '02

fly Nisha

about as a fou r t h - or fifth-grader. A l o ng with the book, Kramer created a We bsi te b ased o n The B l ack

grade teac h e r near Vancouvcr, Wash.,

Hole Gang c haracters

s o l d h is th i rd book, " Avalan c h e , " ro a

gang. com).

com pany that requested he curn h i s

is ro give elemenrary school teachers a

(www. blackhole­

A complete list of Krame r's

The p u rpose of the Website

o riginal idea i n ro a p h orography boo k .

safe, productive spor co i n rroduce t h e i r

As a res u l t, h e starred wo r k i n g with var­

stude n rs t o scie nce o n the Web. " T h e

i o u s p h o rographers ro produce his

Web c a n be a fr ustrati ng p lace fo r e l e ­

books. " Wo r k i n g with p h oros made m e

men tary-aged students," s a i d Kramer,

t h i n k more carefully a b o u r a book's

" b ecause searches so o ften lead them

appearance," he said. " I began consid-

to s i tes t hat are coo d i ffi c u l t fo r them

books c a n be found on his Web site. The books a re avai l a ble through any bookstore. Steve Kramer

ALUMNI PROFILES > PLU SCENE FALL 2002

L1


Class Rep resentative positions available:

operated Valley Forge in Fife. He retired

Magdalyn (Baumgaertner) Akre d i e d on

1935, 1937, 1 939, 1 941 , 1 942, 1943, 1944, 1951. 1 952, 1960, 1 965, 1 978, 1981, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1 992, 1 993, 1995, 1 999

i n 1 98 1 . Fra n k also served i n the South

M ay 8. M a g d alyn e a rn ed a teaching

P a cific with the U.S. Navy (Seabeesl

c e rtificate from I owa State Teachers

d u ring World War I I . H e enjoyed

College a n d taught elementary school.

gardenin g a nd listening to m u s i c . Frank

She married her husband, Elvin, i n 1 933.

1 93 2

is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ella

In 1 937, they c a m e to PlU, where Elvin

Mae, and son, Dr_ Frank Spear '75.

was dean of men a n d taught m u s i c .

Class R e presentative - Paula ( H eyer)

At P L U , Magdalyn earned a b a c h elor's

B il l i n g s and Judy Perry

John Hopp d i e d on M a r c h

1 1 . Pastor

Hopp was o r d a i n e d in August 1 937 and served i n c h u rc h e s a c ross the U.S. H e

1948

retired in 1 978 but c o n ti n u e d to serve a s

Class R e presentative - Norene (Skilbred)

associ ate a n d i n t e r i m pastor for t h e

G ul h a u g e n

O r e g o n S y n o d of t h e ELCA. John was a s k i l l ed c a rpenter a n d enjoyed g a rd e n i n g . H e is s u rvived by h i s w i f e , Margaret

(Rorem) '37; three sons, Peter, Paul, a n d J a mes; two d a u ghters, Serena Moore '62 a n d Carol; f o u r g r a n d c h ildren; three sis­ ters, A d e l i n e Fackler, M a ry b e l l e Faux a n d

Florence Seifert ' 43 . H e was p r e c e d e d i n death b y h i s parents; brothers, Herbert

'35 a n d Max; and sister, Louise Brunner.

Class R e p resentative - Volly ( N orby) G ra n d e

District i n 1 968. Her many interests gy. M a g dalyn was preceded in death by

E l l e n s b u rg a n d the Shoreline district.

grea tog ra n dc hild r e n .

of Norvvay and PLU's S c andinavian

G rover; five gra n d c h i l d ren; a n d two

1 9 49

Evelyn (Taylor) Reid d i e d on J u n e 1 5. After PLU, Evelyn was a p r i m a ry sc hool teacher until her retirement. She enjoyed traveling a n d volunteering at First Presbyterian Church, where she

1950 Class R e prese ntative - Edna ( H a g l u n d ) Dorothy

Marjorie (Lane) Lean died on May 5 .

J ohn. S h e is survived by several n i e c es,

After PLU, Marjorie taught elementary

nephews a nd cou s in s .

school at Navy Base, Park Lodge a n d retired f r o m the Clover Park S c h o o l

Jail i n 200 1 . H e also taught an

Class Re p re senta tive - Phyllis Grahn Carroll

J o h n son

Delmonte; son, D a ni e l ; a n d o n e grandson,

1 945

1 952 of c a n c er. After PLU, Carol was a n elementary s c h o o l tea c h er. S h e taught in many p l a c e s around the country as

Class R e presentative - Isa bel ( H arstad)

h e r husband was in the U .S. Air Force.

Watness

In 1 975, she moved to the Lyons, Ore., area where she worked for Stayton Canning C o m p a ny until she retired. Carol was a member of the Mill City (Ore.) Presbyterian Church and volunteered at the local food bank

Championship team. He was i n ducted into the Ta coma-Pierce County S ports

began working part-time a s a pastor at

Zion Lutheran Church i n Spokane under i n g reinstatement i n the ElCA.

Victory Lutheran Church i n M i nn e a polis.

Class R e presentative - J a c k Oliver

Class R e prese ntative - Carol ( B onemillerj Geldaker a n d Helen (Jordanger) N o r d q u ist

and for Senior M e als. S h e i s su rvived by her husband of 46 years, B i ll; c h i ldren, Kurt and Karen; and four grandchildren.

H a l l of Fa m e in 1 97 1 , and the team was

have a fruit p a c k i ng shed in G e o rge, o r g a n i c fruit for orchard ists from Mt. Hood, Ore., to Oroville, Wash.

David Knutson 1 967 JoAnne Knutson Nelson writes books for

Class Representative - Angie

chil d re n and is the owner of SuperBooks in

(Nicholson) Magruder

Edmonds, Wash. She and her husband, Gary, have three sons and four grandchildren.

Elaine (Shusta) Ponton is studying f o r the priesthood i n t h e Episcopal C h u r c h

1959

at the D i o c ese of the R i o G ra n d e .

Class R e presentative - Alvin D u n g a n

1 968 1960

Class R e p resentative - M i c h a e l Ford

George Doebler has served i n pastoral care for 30 years - 1 3 years i n mental health and 1 7 years as d i rector of pas­ toral care a n d counseling -at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. The center has a

S3 million

endowment

to cl i n i c a l ly train c l ergy in health care

and spiritu ality.

i n d ucted into PLU's Athletic H a l l of Fame

1953 C l ass Representative - H e len­

1961

in 1 997. After PLU, Frank a n d his brother

J o a n n e ( E nger) O l s e n

C l a s s R e presentative - R o n L e r c h

28 PLU SCENE FAll 2002 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

Harold and Shirley (Boniger) Ostenson Wash., where they p a c k, exc l u s ively,

Carol lSleno) Hueller died o n Feb. 20

1946

a m e m b e r of PLU's 1 947 Pear Bowl

inmates of the jail. I n June 2001 he

P a s to r S h e l l e y B ria n-Wee a n d i s seek­

David Scherer is the visitation p a s t o r at

1958

by her husband of 46 years, Robert. She is

Frank Spear died on April 20. Frank was

Class Represe ntative - Ginny (Grahn)

H a u g e n a n d C i a rene (Osterii) J o h n s o n

C l a s s R e p resentative - D o n C o r n e l l a n d

survived by her daughter, A e b e c c a

Class Representative - Gerald Lider

tester. In M a r c h, he was h i r e d by the c o m m unity colleges of S p o k a n e to

recently was a member of Central Baptist

1940

1 947

a n g e r/self esteem c la s s and was a G ED

te a c h a d ult basic e d u c ation/GED to

District. S h e was an a c tive member of t h e

Cl a ss R e p rese ntative - L u e l l a Toso

Birkestol

Gerald Dinrich r e t i r e d from his j o b a s a c o rrections o H i c e r for S p o k a n e County

1 95 5

First Church of t h e Nazarene and most

Church. M a rjorie was preceded in death

Class R e p resentative - A n n a b e l l e

1964

1954 Class R e presentative - Iver H a u g e n

1957

preceded i n d e a th by h e r husband,

Class Rep resentative -Stan W il lis

" N o n a " to Zolt Siobhan, 3.

1 966

was a m e m b e r s i n c e 1 946. Evelyn was

1938

e l e m entary school in 1 997. S h e is

Class R e presentative - Kathy (Taylor)

C ultural Center.

Class Rep resentative - Luther Watness

Karen Dunn continues a s a substitute teacher after retiring from teaching

Edlund

1956 1 937

1963

h e r h u s b a n d . She i s survived by h e r son,

She wa s a n a c tive m e m be r of Christ Lutheran Church i n Lakewood, the Sons

1 936

master's degree in library science. She

retired from t h e Franklin Pierce School

Corinne (Fossa) Stuen died o n April 29. After PLU, Corinne m a rried Bertil B i l ldt '42, She taught school i n Anacortes,

'84. I n 1 983, Corrine married Marcus Stuen '43 and moved to the Tacoma a re a .

M anhias

degree in special education and a

i n c l u d e d tra v e l i ng, reading, and genealo­

She h a d three c h ildren, Li nnea Epste in '76, Brian B i l ldt '78, a n d Tamra Johnson

1 962 Class Representative - Dixie (Likkel)

Jim and Georgia (Stirn) Girvan both work at B o i s e State University. G e o rgia is the director o f the I d a h o Regional Alcohol a n d Drug Resource Center a n d Jim is t h e new d e an o f the C o l l e g e o f Health Sciences.

Jean (Waddell) Isakson died o n April 6. Jean was a tea c h e r a n d head of the health d e p a rtment at Sta d i u m H i g h


S c hool in Ta c o m a . S h e retired in 1 999

Tana Knudson is assistant professor of

they moved to Bellingham, Wash., in 1 989,

and spent time with h e r family a n d

mathematics a t Heritage College i n

Malia began teaching practical nursing at

a n assistant professor i n the s o c i a l work

friends, hiking, hunting, lishing and gar­

Toppenish, Wash. Her husba nd, D ave, is

Bellingham Technical College. She also vol­

d e p a rtment at the University of

dening. S h e is survived by her husband,

adjunct math instructor.

unteered as a nursing supervisor at the

Wisconsin, Oshkosh.

Kim

'69, and daughters, Krista a n d Sonja.

1969

related research i n her new position as

Firwood Camps and at Royal Family Kids

Bill lillie is a program mana ger at n-Link Corporation in Seattle.

Class Representative - Rose (Lanes) Steiner

Camp each summer. Malia is survived by her husband; daughter, Maluhia; sons,

1982

Kawika and Jonathan; and one grandson.

Class R e p resentative - P a u l Collard

1977

Steve Schumacher received a master of

,

Jennifer McDonald performed i n a vocal Rick Nelson h iked the Wonderland Trail

recital featuring a selection of m u s i c

a r o u n d Mt. R a i n i e r during the s u m m e r of

f r o m Norway, Sweden, a n d S c otland on

200 1 . He i s a s p e e c h a n d drama tea c h e r

J u ly 21 i n Van c ouver, Wash.

Class R e p resentative - Leigh Erie a n d J o a n (Nelson) Matti c h

a n i n t e r n a t P e a c e Lutheran C h u r c h in

at Eastmont J u n i o r H i g h S c h o o l i n Wenatchee, Wash.

Rev. Dr. Richard W. Rouse, Exec utive

1974

David Trombley d i e d on J a n . 25 of a c ute myelogenous leukemia.

Richard Lund a n d his wife, Katherine,

Conti n u i n g T h e o l o g i c a l Education at P L U ,

Jack Anderson received a master of divin­

have lived in Rice Lake, Wis., for six years.

was recently elected t o t h e Board of

ity degree from Luther Seminary in St. Paul,

He serves as senior pastor of Bethany

D i rectors at Wartburg Theolog i c a l

Minn., on May 26. He served as an intern at

Lutheran Church. T h ey have two sons,

S e m i n a ry a n d to a second term a s

Faith Lutheran Church in St. Paul. He plans

Trygve, 1 0, and Peter, 9. I n addition to his

P r e s i d e n t o f the S o c iety f o r t h e

to serve a congregation in Oregon.

1 975 Class R e p resentative - Ed Voie

1970 La C u r a n

Wendy (Wilcox) NeplUn received a master of s c i e n c e degree in nursing from State U niversity of New York, Stony

Ingrid (Knutzen) Gintz is a f i n a n c i a l

Brook, i n D e c ember 200 1 . S h e i s a family

c o n sultant at t h e Federal Way, Wash.,

nurse p r a ctitioner.

b r a n c h of Salomon Smith Barney. S h e recently p a s s e d her Certified Fin a n c i a l P l a n n i n g examination, e n a b l i n g her to provide c o m p rehensive planning servic­ es. I ng r i d has worked i n the fin a n c i a l services i n d ustry f o r 26 years a n d h a s b e e n a financial consultant f o r t h e past three years. Ingrid works a s a team with her husband, Ron '70, who is first vic e president of investments a t t h e Federal Way branch.

Adrian Kalil is training for the Games in Sydney (Australia) scheduled for November. He will Compete in five freestyle and backstroke swimming events. Adrian is but will represent San Oiego for this inter­ national forum. He i s looking forward to the weeklong competition that will be held at the Sydney International Aquatic Center,

Class Representative - Joseph Hustad Jr.

South-east Veterans Service Center in Washington, D . C .

his work, life, and the sport of swimming.

Inc., a private care m a n a g ement compa­ ny serving businesses a n d private fami­ lies i n Western Washington.

Lori Jo (Miller) Mclean i s a medical tech and m i c robiologist. S h e also helps with the family farm. Lori J o and her hus­

1983 Class Representative - David Olson

Pauf Crumbacher, o w n e r of Crumbacher Business Systems in Santa Fe, N.M., was

Eric Johnson was promoted to assistant

asked to take over the Xerox agent pro­

director at the Washington Public Ports

gram in April. H e has been an agent i n

Association.

S a n t a F e f o r eight years.

Tony De Alicante i s a lieutenant c o m ­ Dick Allen retired from his position as prin c i p a l at Olympia High School in J u ne.

m a n d e r and attorney i n t h e U . S . Navy. He is c urrently attending the Naval War College i n Newport, RI. He a n d his wife, Kathleen, have two c hildren, H a nnah, 5,

1979 Class R e p resentative - David and Teresa

a n d M a rcel, 1 .

( H ausken) S h a rkey

Elizabeth (Hewes) Zarone i s a physical

the site of the 2002 Olympics. Adrian is in Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. He still loves

Mary Lynn Pannen owns Sound Options,

b a n d, Dale, were married in June 2000.

Fred Davis became the manager of

involved with masters swimming in Oregon

his 22nd year as a staff anesthetist for

1971

pastoral ministry, Ric hard was elected to the Rice Lake City Council as a n alderman.

Adva n c e m e nt of Continuing E d u c a tion

Class R e p resentative Lois (We h m a n n )

Dresser, Wis., a n d i s awaiting a c a l l to a c o n g regation.

Class Representative - Dave Johnson

D i rector of C h u r c h Relations a n d

for M i n i st ry (SACEM)

divinity degree from Luther S e m i n a ry in St. Paul, M i n n . , on May 26. He served a s

educ ation instructor at SI. William of

Bonnie (Clare) Low received her master's degree i n edu c ation from Texas Tech University in August 2001 and her certification a s an orientation a n d mobili­

York Catholic S c hool in Stafford, Va. S h e is also a n assistant c o a c h f o r a U - I I gi rl's s o c c e r team.

ty s p e c ialist i n September 200 1 .

Dennis Magnuson is the new pastor at Light of the H i l l United Methodist C h u r c h i n P u y a l l u p , Wash.

Jacqueline (Romano) Vignal is married

1 976 Class R epresentative - G a ry Powell

Debra I Buege) Merriman is a major i n t h e U . S . A i r Force. S h e i s a certified registered nurse an esthetist. S h e has

Cathy (Corn) Dormaier and her h u s b and, De nny, moved to a beautiful home in the country a n d love the quiet and p e a c eful­ ness. Cathy recently completed her 3 1 st year in education. She was a tea c h e r for 22 years a n d has been the princ i p a l at Park Orchard Elementary School in Kent, Wash., for the last nine years. Cathy a n d D e n n y h a v e m a n y hobbies i n c l uding drag ra c i n g, gardening and relaxing i n the hot tub. D e n ny will complete his 30th year at Boeing i n November. Recently he has been a n AWACS air vehicle m a n ager.

1972

Rick Wells is the interim p r i n c i p a l at

1 973 Class Representative - Nikki M artin

c a re caseworker at Catholic Community S e rv i c e s for 13 years.

Shelton (Wash.) H i g h S c hool for the 2002-2003 school year. R i c k started at S h elton H i g h S c hool i n 1 997 a s the dean of students a n d was a p pointed v i c e prin­ c ip a l in 1998. PreviOUSly he was at South Kitsap H i g h Sc hool.

Glenn Preston is active on the Buchner

1980

1984

Class Representative - Phil Waldner

Class Representative - Mark Christofferson

1981

1985

Cindy (Kloth) Knotts lives in Fairfield, Conn.,

Class Representative - Janet (Olden) Regge

with her husband, Bert. and three children.

Masters swim team at Ft. Ric hardson, Alaska, as a swimmer and as part of the

SCOIly Kessler was named head football

coaching team. He holds several state

coach at Greenville College, an NCAA

records in his age group for distance

Division III school in Greenville, III., in April.

events. His wife, Janna (Cooley) '15, is also a swimmer. Glenn is a wholesale plumbing salesman for Familian Northwest

Class Representative - Pam (Weeks) Russell

served i n the Air Force for 18 years.

a n d has two sons. They live in Northeast Ta c o m a . J a c queline has been a foster

Fredi (Edna Giesler) Rector earned a Ph.D. in social wellare at the University of Washington in June. Her dissertation

Sharon Gilleland and Gary Gorham were married on Feb. 18, 2001. They are busy rais­ ing their four children in the Puyallup area.

Sam and Maggie (Knudtson) Tullie oWn a loan mortgage company in the Puyaflup/Tacoma area. They have two c h i l d ren, IJ. and Olivi a .

Malia (Meyer) Haglund died on May 9

is titled: "Early Head Start: Home Visiting

After PLU, Malia returned to Hawaii and

and Parenting Group Program Uptake ­

married Bill Haglund. She worked a s a

An implementation study." She will

1987

nurse in oncology/chemotherapy. When

continue to work o n Early H e a d Start

Class Representative - D a rren H a m by

ALUMNI CLASS NOTES > PLU SCENE FALL 2002 29


1989 Class Representative - usa ( Hussey) Ferraro

Keith Sippola is an Aid Association for

ried o n June 1 6, 2001 at First Lutheran

Teri Poff has a new position as principal at

U n ive rsity's A c c e l e rated Family Practice

Church in Tacoma. Gail is the marketing

Capital High School i n Olympia. She was

program. For her final year, G i n a was

manager at S p e n c e r Te c h nologies in

previously the director of tea ching and

chosen as the c hief resident for family

Seattle and David is a loan oHicer at

learning for the Bethel School D i strict.

G u a ra n ty Mortgage in Edmonds.

Lutherans/Lutheran Brotherhood (AAULB) fina n c i al associate i n Na pa,

Calif. H e recently earned membership i n th � Million Dollar Round Table, an international, i n d e p e n d e n t assoc iation of l e ad i n g life insurance prod u c e rs. Keith i s with the Vern Hanson Agency in Ro sevill e, Calif. This is the second time he has qualified for the M O RT.

Zoey Garnett and G ary D e ri n g were

1992

married on April 2 1 at C h a p e l H i l l

1995

Erik and Sarah (Broetje '94) Dahle

Presbyterian C h u r c h i n G i g H a rbor,

Shawn Seversen and M i c h a e l Fresolone

moved b a c k to the Tri -Cities area in 2001

Wash. They met at "Positive Christian

were married on Jan. 20, 2001 i n Seattle.

to work for Sa ra's parents at Broetje

Singles" at Chapel Hill. Zoey i s an emer­

Shawn is a human resource assistant at

O r c h a rds, the largest c ontiguous apple

g e n cy room a n d criti c a l c a re registered

Dynamics Research Corporation i n

o r c h a rd in the U.S. Sara is the g e n e ra l

n u rse. G a ry is a n electri c a l c ontractor.

And over, Mass.

m a n a g e r a n d Erik i s t h e a c c o u nting a n d systems m a n a g er. Their d a u g hter, R a c hel Marie, i s 3.

M issy Maxson is returning to school to pursue a master's degree in teaching. She plans to teach middle school history.

practice. She lives with her husband,

Travis '92, '94, i n Omaha, N e b .

Anne Margrethe Olsen and Trond Williksen li v e in Norway with their daughters, Kristina, 7, a n d I ngrid, 5. Anne

Jonathan Edmonds recently moved his

Margrethe is th e quality manager at

Lutheran Brotherhood practice to serve

Terra Seafood and Trond i s head of the

1 994

Esther Chon has a new position a s a

Class Representative - Dan Lysn e a n d

registered n u rse practitioner at

Catherine Overl a n d

Darrick Hartman w a s nominated f o r "Who's W h o i n America's Teachers" for the second time. H e is c urrently a n administrative intern with t h e Ta c o m a

c l ients and alumni in th e Puyallup and

Center of Fisheries a n d Aquaculture at

Ta coma areas.

KPMG Management Consulting.

S c hool District.

1 990

Lisa (Aune) Ofen l och began her new

Daniel Tye is a fina n c i a l a n a lyst at Lucas

Harborview M e d i c a l Center Urgent Care. S h e also continues to work i n the Virgi n i a M a s o n M e d i c a l Center emergency d e partment a s the registered n u rse residency e d u c ation coordinator.

1996 Class Representative - Steve a n d Kim ( N adon) Leifsen

Class Representative - Sean N e e ly and Angel Vahsholtz-Anderson

position a s d i re c tor of the Southern Services Administration in Fe bru ary. She moved to Portland, Ore., with her hus­

Jeremy Soltroff has served in the U.S. Air

b a n d and d a u g h te r, Abiga il. They are

Force for 1 6 years. H e is stationed in

excited to b e back in the P a c ific

New J e rsey. J e remy's cross training has

N orthwest.

Leigh Ann Evanson i s in K a m pala, Uganda, working with the Ameri c a n Red

Jim McKown is a m i d d l e school s p e c i a l

Cross o n a n international project relating

e d u c ation tea c h e r in H o n o l u l u .

to blood b a n ks and AIDS a n d HIV e d u c a ­ t i o n . The project includes presenting

Mike Hansen and Carol Yang were married on Sept. 1 , 2001 in Seattle. Mike is a senior soh­ ware engineer at Radio Frame Networks.

research findings to a n international confere n c e on AIDS in B a rc e l o n a . Lei g h Ann was recently featured i n a story i n G W M a gazine, G eorge Washington University's alumni p u b l i c ation, a bout Peace Corps volunteers. She served in Gabon, Africa, from 1 996-1 998. The article at

band, Kent, have a c c e pted a call to First Lutheran C h u r c h in P o u l sbo, Wash. They will share the assoc iate pastor position. They were previously in Albia, Iowa.

of Detroit Lakes, M i n n . Valerie is a tea c h e r a n d Christopher is vic e president a n d CFO for Barnie's CoHee a n d Tea, both in Orlando, Fla.

Alisa (Benson) Pinnel l and her husband, P a t, announce the birth of Kyle Edward, on May 1 0. Alisa i s a n international flight

global strategic sourcing at Vivendi

is the music director for YWAM.

Universal, the parent company of

Ben Moore and Mike Liefeld '96

wife, Heather (Kegley '97), purchased a

Universal Studios Music. H e and h i s

c o m pleted a 1 0 2- m i l e recreational

h o m e in Simi Valley, Calif.

bicycle ride as part of the American Lung Asso c i ation's annual Reach the

Peter Briggs and Tri c i a Rafanan were

B e a c h event. The trip, from B e averton to

married on April 20, i n R e d l a n d s, Calif.

P a c ific City, Ore., took n i n e h o u rs and 44 minutes.

Erika Larson received a master of arts

I nstitute of International Studies, in May. She also received a certificate i n non­ proliferation studies.

Man Bohlmann a n d Maile R e h b o c k were married o n April 26 in Seattle. M a tt i s a m a n a g i n g editor at Expe d i a . c o m and

Melanie (Wright) Ohi completed her d o c ­ toral degree at Vanderbilt University and is now a J a n e Coffin-Childs fellow at H a rvard Medical School i n the laboratory of D r. Tom Walz. She is working on deter­ mining the 3D structure of the spliceo­ some using cryo-electron microscopy.

1 997 Class Representative - Andrew a n d S t e p h a n i e ( M erl e ) Tomlinson

M a i l e is a n editor at Amazo n . c o m .

moved back to Washington with their two

Ryan Alexander received a master of

boys, Payton, 4, and Carter, 2. Bill has

Shannon Tilly graduated f r o m t h e

a c c epted a call as associate pastor at

University of Col orado M e d i c a l S c h ool

and family ministry from Luther Seminary

Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Marysville.

and b e g a n her residency i n obstetrics

in St. Paul, Minn., on May 26. He served as

a n d gynecology i n Salt Lake City i n J u n e.

an intern at St. And rew's Lutheran Church

Marcelle sold her lIat in Oslo and moved

to Ka i's house outside the city. She loves having a g a rden and a view of rolling

and Sean

Aron and Julie (Buckingham) Wans live

Callahan were

i n Veradale, Wash., where Aron teac hes

married on July

lihh grade i n the C entral Valley S c hool

28, 2002, in

District a n d J u lie is a n at-home mom a n d

Portland, Ore

h i l l s and a ski j u m p. They have spare

piano teac her. Their d a ughter, H a n n a h Le anne, was b o r n on J u ly 26, 2001 , a n d

Bradley Chatfield a n d Elizabeth P eyton

divinity degree with an emphasis in youth

in Mahtomedi, Minn. Ryan c urrently

Becky Hoddevik

cabin in the mountains of Montana.

G a i l Ingram a n d David Kinner were mar-

TIm O'Dell was promoted to director o f

M o ., where Gretchen tea c hes and Brian

Houston, Texas.

married on July 5 at her family's summer

199 1

cation at t h e University of Washington.

Ta c o m a They now live in Kansas City,

Continental Airlines. She is based in

B i l l and Sarah (Nelson) Walles have

Mark is a d octoral stu d e n t in music e d u ­

at O u r Savior L u t h e ra n Church in

attendant, fluent in J a panese, for

Marcelle Askew and Kai Fjelstad were

bedrooms and enjoy visitors.

Francis Cabrini S c hool in Lakewood, and

Gretchen Brueggemann and B ria n

with distinction, from the Monterey Calif.

Christopher Legler a n d Valerie Perdue were married in Christopher's hometown

Cross Cath o l i c Church in Ta c om a . E m i l i e is a n eleme ntary m u s i c tea cher at St.

d e g ree in international policy studies,

1993 Alison (Whitney) Shane and her hus­

Suzanne (Tiedt) Tye is the director of annu­ al giving at Mills College in Oakland, Calif.

www gwa.edu/-magazine/archive/2001_wi nter/docs!feature_country.html

Emi l i e Dietz a n d M a rk M o ntemayor were married on S e pt. 1, 200 1 , at H o ly

Greutman were married on July 22, 2001 ,

i n c l uded electronics a n d non-destructive testing and i n s p e c tion.

Arts in San R a f a e l, Ca li f.

Service Center for the U.S. General

s o n , C a l e b, is 3.

serves as director of high school min­ istries at St. And rew's and will be assigned to a region of the ELCA in October.

Amos Lyso received the master of arts d e g ree in youth a n d family m i n i stry from Luther Semin ary i n St. Paul, Minn., on May 26. Before entering Luther

were married on April 13 at the state Ca p itol in Oly mpia . Jack Peterson '93

Gina (Procopio) Remington is i n her

S e m i n a ry, Amos was a teacher at the

served as best man.

third year of residency i n Creighton

Seoul (South Korea) Fore i g n S c hool.

30 PLU SCENE FALL 2002 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES


Following graduation, he plans to return to work at the school. Mary Forslund and her husband, D rew, have three children, Nick, 13, Emma, 4, and Seth, 2. Mary is a registered nurse at Wausau (Wis.) Hospital and Drew is a net­ work specialist at Wausau-Mosinee Paper.

Tracey Sund accepted a new job as a lit­

1

second child was born in August Their first child, Abigail, will be 2 in November. Nathaniel is a financial adviser at N o rthwestern Mutual in Tacoma. Seth and Cammy (Hagler '97) Copeland

live in Yakima, Wash., with their two chil­ dren, Anastasia, 5, and James, 1. Seth received a doctor of optometry degree from Pacific University in May.

igation associate at Greenwald, Greenwald, Powers, Wi nsor, LLP. in Milford, Mass. Her primary area o f practice is civil litigation.

Cynlhia McClure bought a home i n Seattle's Wedgewood neighborhood i n February.

Joel MacDougall and Crystal Cla rity

Wendy Rygh received a master's degree in

were married on J u ne 22 at Callahan's Lodge in Ashla nd, Ore.

teaching from George Fox UniverSity in 2001.

1998

Class Representative - Shannon Herlo c ker and Nate Sears Daniel Shaw received a master of divini­

ty degree from Luther Semi nary in St. Paul, Minn., on May 26. He served as a n intern a t M a p l e Leaf Lutheran Church i n Seattle. H e plans t o serve at Zion Lutheran Church in Kent. Allyson (Weld) Tedrow has a new

position as a physical ed ucation teacher at John Brown Elementary S c hool in the Lakeland ( I d a ho) School District She is also a U-16 volleyball coach for the N orth I d a h o Lakes Club. Kathleen Jones has a new position as

the member service manager at the Sherwood Family Y MCA in Oregon. Previously, she was a stay-at-home mom. Kathleen and her husband, David, celebrated their 10th anniversary o n April l B. They have three children, Matthew, 6, Christian, 3, and Annie, 1 . They live in Newberg. passionforgod@iuno. com Kenneth Johns graduated tram P a lmer West C h i ro practic College on Dec. 7 . He o pened his own practice, Chiropractic Associ ates of Kitsap, in Silverdale, Wash. His wife, Kourtney (Goldsmith) '98 is an elementary school teacher.

Martin Mogk is teaching chemistry and

earth science at Mi llennium �igh School in Goodyear, Ariz. Kelley Minty is a reporter and anchor for

KOTI -TV, the NBC affiliate in Klamath Falls, Ore. Through her work she is the spokesperson for breast cancer awareness and diabetes prevention and works with the Klamath Falls Humane Society. Kelley was also a 2002 Olympic torchbearer. Alicia (Manley) lawver was named edi­

tor of The Pen insula Gateway, a weekly newspaper in Gig H a rbor, Wash. She and her husband, Nathaniel '98, bought a home in the North End of Tacoma. Their

two years in Cameroon, Africa, with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Ainslie Kopperud is working at the

University of Alaska, Anchorage, and pur­ suing a graduate degree in adull education.

Emily (lawrence) Cook is ,the member­ ship representative for the Tacoma­ Pierce Cou nty Chamber of Commerce in Tacoma. Her husband, Brandon, is a fire systems estimator.

;------ Whitney Martin

'01 and Jeremy Johnston '99

Amity Smetzler works at TRW as a

Department of Defense contractor, testing record ma nagement applic ations. She is located at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. The job includes traveling around the nation.

were married on July 21, 2001, in Portland, Ore. Amy Reed '01" Courtney Black '01, Kate Babbo '02,

2000

Class Representative - Ashley O rr

Michael Hjelkrem received a doctor of medicine degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md. He is cu rrently a resident in internal medicine at Brooke Army Hospital i n San Antonio, Texas.

Melissa Wood is an eighth-grade science teacher in the Pionee r School District in Shelton, Wash. She said she draws daily from her rich experiences in the PLU education department.

Phyllis Higgins is an executive assistant

a t Weyerhaeuser in Federal Way, Wash. Kaia Benson has begun working in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, as a program coordinator for the FSA Undergraduate Excha nge, administered by International Research Exchanges.

Suzanne Sampson was commissioned as

an ensign i n the U.S. Navy Reserve i n March. She is stationed i n Newport, R J Courtney Tomloh r received a master's

Robin (Nance) Shullis received a

master's degree in literacy from PLU i n August. S h e i s a curriculum a n d reading specialist at Park Orch ard Elementary School in Kent, Wash., and has begun graduate studies i n administration.

1999 lindsay Fowler and

Bret Hiles were married on Feb. 2. in the Northstar Ballroom in Portland, Ore. Katie (Tippen) HoH '99 was the matron of honor. The couple honeymooned on Maui and live i n North Tacoma. Lindsay is a Web/print content developer and Bret is a student at the University of Washington, Tacoma. lindsa y..hiles@msn com Chris Backman received a master's of education degree in school counseling from Seattle Pacific University in June. He is a counselor at Whitman Elementary School in Ta coma.

Kristi Shenel celebrated the two-year

an niversary of The Manhattan-Churchill (M ont.) Times, a weekly newspaper she started with her sister. Kristi runs the one-woman show as writer, photogra­ pher, designer and janitor. Katherine Briggs is an admin istrative assistant at Mission Aviation Fellowship in Redlands, Calif. She preyiously spent

degree in social work from the U niversity of Washington in J une. Man Rygg earned a masters of ed uca­ tion degree i n college student services administration with a minor in counseling from Oregon State U niversity in June. He a ccepted a position at OSU as Arnold Complex director and resident director of Halsell Hall, a new, "commun ity service l e a rning," theme hall.

200 1

Class Rep resentative - Linda (Hutson) Pyle and Keith Pranghofer Jenny Johnston is a registered nurse at

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center in Tacoma.

'97, and Eric Arena

'99

Josh Johnslon

were in the wedding party. Whitney works in the Sc hool of Science and Engineering and Jeremy is a law student, both at Seattle University. They live in Seattle.

Futu re Lutes 198 1 Cheryl Goldberg and her husband, Gregg, a n nounce the adoption of their daughter, Gabriela Isabel. She was born in Bogota. Columbia, on Feb. 3, 200 1 . Gabriela joins Adam, 7, and Tyler, 5.

1 982 Scon and Patricia ( B uethe '83) Ellerby

announce the birth of twill girls, Petra and Marit, who rule the roost with brother, Benjamin, 7.

1 984 Janna (Hamilton) Hudson and

her husband, Tom, announce the birth of Brianna Nicole on Dec. 2B. Tom is a U.S. Navy ca ptain and officer in c h a rge of the Branch Dental Clinic ill London, England.

Slacey Schadler is the director of youth

and family ministries at St J o hn's Lutheran Church in Phoenix, Md.

1 987 Todd and Sara (Foss) Carmichael

Pontus Agren is a portfolio-trading associate at the Frank Russell Company in Tacoma.

announce the birth of their son, Tarin, on April 1 2. He joins Davis, 2.

Sandi (French) Henley and her husband,

Brina Hobbs is a choir teacher a t

Convington Middle S c h o o l in Va n c o uver, Wash. She c o ntinues to sing in the Portla nd/Van c ouver area. Eric Rutherford is a Peace Corps volun­ teer serving i n Ukraine.

Greg, announce the birth of John Dan iel on April 23. He joins Kate, 5, and Aaron, 3. Sandi is taking time off from teaching English at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., to be home full-time. 1988

Keri Farthing has a new position teach­

Erin (Kirkpalrick) Randall and her

ing special education, math and lan­ guage arts at Aylen Junior H igh School i n the Puyallup School District.

husband, Keith, announce the birth of Jett Owen on June 1. Erin is a mortgage banker at Phoenix Savings Bank in Seattle.

ALUMNI CLASS NOTES > PLU S£ENE FALL 2002 31


Sharyl (Bennen) Rapavy a n d her

husband, Brian, announce the adoption of Marisa Hope "";;_I...JI_ Oia n from the Anhui Province of China on Ap ril 1 . M a risa was born May 22, 2001, a n d j o i n s big brothers, Taylor, 1 0 , and N a t h a n , 8 , Brian is a m e d i c a l sales representative for Synthes Spine and S haryl i s a stay-at­ home mom, They live i n P o u lsbo, Wash,

25, 200 1 . Steve is the v i c e president o f

and a c h e mistry minor from PLU, she

i s a teacher at Colegio Menor S a n

h u m a n resources a t U R M Stores, I n c .

attended the U n iversity of Hawaii at

Fra n c i s c o d e O u i t o a n d Pablo i s a veteri­

M a n o a , where she earned a master of

n a ri a n . They live in S a n g o l q u i, E c u a d o r,

s c i e n c e degree in physiology, Petrus is

1991 Maureen (Brown) and Sean '92 Peterson a nnoun c e the birth of Rory Tate on March 12, He jOins Tanner, 5. Maureen works part­ time as a therapist at Child and Family Guidance Center and Sean is the event coordinator at M ulticare in Tacoma.

studying for a master's degree i n c o m ·

Jason and Julia (Conley) Schafer

puter s c i e n c e at t h e University o f Pretoria.

a n n o u n c e the

..,;r:;,."..,... . ... . ---..., Kristen ( Harte) Sawin a n d her hus­ band, Van, announce the birth of

Susan (Kinoshita) Weber a n d h e r hus­ b a n d, Dougl as, announce the birth of Sydney Anne on Jan. 25.

birth o f their first c h ild, Christopher J a mes, o n Feb. 9.

Toby and Kirstan (Leatha '94)

Courtney on April 1 6 .

Tobin

1992

announce the

1990

Eva-Liisa IShi lamba) Kafidi a n d

Loren and Jennie (Acker '91 ) Camp announce the birth of Piper Elise on Feb, 7 , She joins Miles Payton, 2, Loren is a finan­

Annie Ofstun a n d h e r husband, Ron,

birth of Riley

a n n o u n c e the birth of Eric William on

Graham on

cial adviser with TIAA-CREF in Denver a n d

Petrus,

Jennie is a P h , D , c a n didate in American lit­

a n n o u n c e the

erature at the U niversity of Denver.

birth of their

K e n d a l l S c o tt, 2, Riley was b a ptized on

1':'II....,., . r-:IIII'"':::I!r::-. ::ll Julie (Cram) Plan and her h u s b a n d , Rob,

d a u g hter,

a n n o u n c e the

Ponheni

Helen (Marshall) Stemborski a n d her husband, Mick, announce the birth of th ei r son, Story G ray, on Feb. 26.

Sept. 4, 200 1 . He joins his broth er,

O ct. 7, 200 1 .

her h u s b a n d,

b i rth o f their

Pakalwa

first c hi l d ,

Twahafifwa, on Dec, 25, Eva-Liisa i s a n integrated natural s c i e n c e lecturer a t Dngw ediva Col lege o f Education i n

Katy (O'Connor) and Steve '89 Vitcovich

n orthe rn Namibia. After earning h e r

a n n o u n c e the birth of B e n l a m i n on J u n e

b a c h elor o f science degree in biol ogy

Charles

--:;..... ...... " Ch a r l i e " R o bert, on M a r c h 1 5 , J u lie i s staying home with C h a rlie and Rob c o n t i n u e s to

work f or PWC C o nsu l ti ng .

Michelle (Lechnyr) Henningsen and Oyvind Henningsen '90 a nnounce the birth of Emilie M a c kenzie on Apr il 6. She j o i n s Kristoffer Martin, 3.

Timothy and Traci (Wensel) Mitchell

M a r c h 7 at M o u ntain View Lutheran Church i n Edgewood, Wash., by Pastor

John Vaswig '80 and assisted by Todd Kelley '88. Riley's godfather is Kirstan's brother, Brandon Leatha, Kirstan stays at h o m e with her sons, a n d Toby is in sales a t Boise Cascade,

Gus G ustafson and his wife, Cathy, a n n o u n c e the birth

01

H u nter Pierce on

J u ne 7.

1 994 Heather (Carlson) Wheeler and her hus­ band, David, announce the birth of Jonathan Donald on April 5. He joi ns Hannah Ruth, 2. Heather graduated from family medicine residency in Spokane i n June 2001 and they moved to Bozeman, Mont. After taking a year off, Heather began work a t the Bozeman Clinic, a Christian family practice, over the summer.

announce the birth of t-.;J...;._...L_---' Re be c c a Katherine on April 26. Tim is the a c c ounting supervisor at Rreef Management and Trac i

Daniel and Karin (Wiitafa '95) Roney a n n o u n c e the birth of Brendan Cole on April 2 1 .

is a pharmacist at Swedish Medical Center in Seanle,

Gretchen (Woodall) Flores a n d h e r hus­ band, Tony, a n n o u n c e the birth of

Jennifer Hallman and her h u s b a n d , Derek, announce the birth of Sarah Marguerite on May 30.

Erik and Christy (Tuck) Peterson announce the birth of Joseph Martin on May 17. Christy i s a desktop publishing specialist a t The Math Learning Center and Erik is a q u a l ity engineer at Hewlett

Electric Candlestick $45,95

P a c k a rd i n Va n c ouver, Wash,

Ekelund "Mormorsduken" Table Runner $29,95

4 112 " Tomte with Goat $2 1 . 95

1 993

Straw Goats

Jenn ifer (Norman) Williamson a n d her

15" $9.95

h us b a n d , C h a r les, announce the birth of

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Samuel Edward o n May 4,

Joel and Sarah (Gutzman) Ertsgaard announce the birth of their son, Erik William, on May 28. Joel i s sen­ ior g r a p h i c designer at Seattle Pacific U ni versity, and Sarah is d irector o f a dult day health at Providence M o u nt St. V i n c ent i n West Seattle. They live i n the B a l l a rd neigh borhood

their d a u g h ter, P a i ge, on J a n . 24,

01

Seattle.

Jenny (M ichael) McGuire

Jenn ifer is the tra i n i n g coordinator at the University of M o ntana, and Charles is an a c c ountant.

a n d her husband,

Sarah (Sigler) Ponce a n d her h u s b a n d ,

Tom,

P a b l o, a n n o u n c e the birth of their d a u g h ­

a n n o u n c e the birth o f their son, Mason,

ter, K a m i l a Cruzanna, on M a r c h 2 1 . Sarah

on Sept. 8, 200 1 ,


1995

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Ted and Jennifer !Iverson) R i dda l

John Hopp died on M a rch

a n n o u n c e the

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1932

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2. Ted

II.

Gertrude Tingelslad died on J an. 14.

is a s p e c i a l e d u c a tion teacher i n the

1947

Kenai Peninsula (Alaska) School District.

Frank Spear died on April 20.

a nd Jennifer is a homemaker.

1948 Corinne (Fosso) Sluen died on April

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1996

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including city of residence and work. Feel free to use another

Julia (Nelson) Fulmer a n d her h u s b a n d ,

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Marjorie (Lane) Lean d i e d on

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Steven, a n n o u n c e t h e birth of S a r a h on M a r c h 1 6 . Julia i s the Internet s a l e s m a n a g e r a t C o l i e g e N ET, I n c . , i n P o rt l a n d , O r e .

Carol (Siena) Hueller d i e d on Feb. 20

Greg Melchert and his wife, Allison, a n n o u n c e the birth of Julia Kristie on

1953

May 23. S h e joins Jonah, 8, and

Magdalyn (Baumgaertner) Akre died

S a mantha, 4.

on May 8.

1968 Kami (Moeller) Hayes and her h u s b a n d ,

Jaan (Waddell) Isakson died on

Eric, a n n o u n c e the birth of M e l a i n a

A pri l

R a e A n n on F e b . 9. Kami is a tea c h e r i n the Longview S c h ool District, a n d E r i c i s

a

firefighter fo r t h e City o f Longview.

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1 976 Malia (Meyer) Haglund died on May 9.

1977

Cari (Tvedten) Wi l l i a ms and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of Kelsey Brynn

David Trombley d ie d on Jan. 25

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on June 4. Cari is a registered nurse.

Craig Forstrom died on A p ri l 10.

Job Inlonnallon

1997

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Kelly and Kasie (Scales) Prangholer

Earl Luebker, retired Tacoma News

announce the birth o f Kyla on M a r c h 26.

Tribune sportswriter, died on April

Kelly is a lead program m a n a g e r at

13. He retired in 1986 a fte r 37 years

M i c rosoft.

and was inducted into PLU's Athletic

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Kara (Workman) Klotz and her h u s b a n d, Timothy, a n n o u n c e the birth of tvvin g i rl s ,

Maurice Skones died on May 2. In

Taryn E l i s a b eth a n d A d r i a Lorraine a ll

1 964, Dr. Skanes came to PLU as

May 13.

chairman of the music department and director of the C h o i r

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degree at Montana State Unive rsity a n d received his doctorate from the

01 Arizona. At PLU,

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Skanes a chieved a national reputa­

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from Concordia College in Minnesota, completed his m aste r's

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c ontemporary music. In 1 983, h e left

2001 Krista (Marshall) Dearey a n d her hus­ band, Chad, announce th e b i rth

01 their

son, Josiah, on March 1 1 . Krista and

PLU to head choral ac ti viti es and graduate programs in conducting at

Northwestern C o l l ege in Roseville, M i n n . P L U a l u m, Le igh a Lemon '00, was i n the wedding. Krista is a homemaker, and Chad is president of Dearey M o rtgage a n d D e a rey Diversilied.

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27 years

and was a member of PLU's Rose Window S oc i ety. She is survived by her h u s band of 63 years, Ray; daugh­

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S e l e cti o n s fro m S a xifra g e , S p r i n g 2002 stu d e nt l ite ra ry m a g a z i n e A Mate---Without Company*

November

Desiree Westlund (Translated from the S p an i s h fo r Saxi frage) Alone, always alone,

I d r i n k my mate

The s t raw settled b e tween my lips Nove m b e r has re tu rned, all

unwelcome guest.

accompantes me Even as my e m p ty t h e rmos re m i nds me

I t is al ways wise co count the spoons

That truly I am alone

after November v i s i ts .

The spen t yerba floats atop t h e water And I dream o f my com panions s h aring t h e sweetest cookies in all the Ameri c as

This l igh t-fi ngered u n p l easant month, wi th n ig h ts t h a t leave m e wo ndering w h y I b o t h e red

I sigh,

to sleep i n the first p lace.

Hey, wanna d rink a mate?

The low-grade fever

S i t awh i l e and we ' l l chat

and scratchy t h roat t hat

Life is h ard

last for etern i ties o f s h o r t gray days,

And even my fan tasies can ' t save me fro m my soli tLlde

p u nc tllating

The mate is my o n ly companion and the s t raw i ts friend

restless n ightmare p l agued darkness. I ' d ask fo r a tons i l lecto my,

The water fi lls us with hope and we keep going, together

b u t i n s u rance wo u l d call it elective

my mate and I

surgery

with o u t co mpany

even if i t would preserve my san i ty. The inside of my head feels

'�Mate (Mah-tay) is similar to a very strong green tea and shared by

like a convocation o f ADD tigers

passing a hollowed gourd from person to person during small after­

complai n i ng in New Jersey accents

noon gatherings in Argentina and Uruguay.

about bad p e d i c u res. The idea hau n t s me i n the studio, at t h e co m p u te r, at d i n n e r with my friends, that I could m o re d i re c t ly i n fluence t h e h u man race for good by d r o p p i n g o u t of college and doing someth i n g real, like growing potatoes. T h i ngs don ' t get m u c h m o re real than p o tatoes. But that ' s Nove m b e r fo r yo u.

Journey of the Oblivious Believers Dan Russell We clasped o u r hands toge t h e r, danced and s p u n i n the ti meless ri tual o f o u r fo refathers cried o u t in o u r u rgen t need to t h e goddess of the sea co come, bend fate, bring destiny co our wi ll s h ed l ig h t on our path lend

us

m o re p ap e r l i fe again

We took o u r n i ckels and, bathed in the ethereal cu rren ts o f the ocean, Began to scratch i n eager antici pation

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10 YEARS AND STILL

FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE CON J ' i N U E O I R OM PACE 1 8

years ago because I think I understand PLU bener, and I u nderstand the con­ text,and the genesis of the statement. The continuing challenge for us is to express what it means to be a Lutheran university i n one or two sentences that are u nderstood by the b roader commu­ n i ty and adequate for L u th e rans who come from a wide range of theological perspectives. Given the breadth and rich­ ness of our Lu ther;]n trad i tion of educa­ tion, that is nOt easy. Yet it is slIch an i mportant convCl'sation that we repeat­ edly come back to it in many other con­ texts, and it is important that we do. N o rdquist: I ndeed, among the strengths the regenes, faculty and search co mmittee looked for in a new president in 1 99 2 were experience and sllccess i n development and long-range p l an n i ng. The process l eadi ng to a l o ng-ran ge p l an that u ltimately was called PLU 2000: Embracing th e 2 1 st Centu ry was launched in December of 1992-almost as soo n as you arrived-and received u nal approval in January 1995. What were i ts most important a,x ioms and i ni­ tiatives and how successful was it' A nd e rson: PLU 2000 is a remarkable story in part because in those years the u n iversity juggled an i m portant set of near-term issues whi le at the same time thinking i n bold terms about its long­ ra nge fmu re. That was a delicate bal­ ance to maintain and I t h i n k it is a trib­ ute to the com munity that b ot h were done wel l .

T h e p lan's uve foun dational axioms were the right ones: 1) i nvigorating the learning co mmun ity, 2) sustaining and u n di ng sustenance in our Lutheran heritage and tradition, 3) focusing on educating for lives of service, 4) com­ mining o u rselves to beco ming a more diverse co m m u n i ty, and 5) building fis­ cal i n tegrity.

tors, fo u n dations, candidares fo r posi­ tions-they all say that PLU 2000 is a very i m p ress ive report and that PLU is one of the few places they have seen rhat has developed a comprehensive long-range plan and actually i m ple­ mented it. Nordqu ist: A second plan called PLU

20 1 0: T h e Next Le vel o f Distinction is nearing completion. Can you p redict what its most i m portant e m phases will be and if any new directions will be charted ? Anderson: The key element of the 2 0 1 0 report will be the way it helps us focus on the fu ture of our academic programs: How do we strengthen our traditional academic cultu re? H ow do we advance the cause of i n ternational educarion? How do we work on student engagement in shaping their lea rn i ng experience? How do we continue to focus on et h i cs values and service? I expecr rhese will be the markers for whar we wan t to accomplish academi­ cally over the next 1 0 years. I believe they will also fo rm the foundation for a d ramatic breakth rough of our i nstitu­ tional re p u ta tion that wil l lead to a new, broad public recognition of what a truly remarkable and excellent place PLU has beco me. ,

Nord q u ist: \>:!hat have been the u niver­ sity'S most i mportant achievements i n fund-raising during the last decade and what still needs to be done' Anderson: The most i m portant achievement-one wi th long-term sig­ n i ficance fo r the future of the u niversi­ ty- has been members of the broad PLU constituency stepping up to s u p­ POrt o u r endowment. As a result, the endowment has increased over the past decade more than 5 00 percen t and planned, future gifts to the endowment have increased about 1 ,000 percent. The biggest challenge we face 111 the fund-raising area is what I call the revi­ talization of our schoolhouse, the maintenance and renovation o f our

We can all take great pride in looki n g back over 1 0 years a n d seeing the degree to which r h e u n iversity' s accom­ p l i s h me n ts f10w fro m PLU 2000. My basis fo r rhis j udgment is the coun tless people who come to visir us-acccredi-

campus fac i l iries Most of our campus was b uilt i n the '50s and '60s, so many of our buildings are now ready fo r revi­ talization. Among projects i n o u r cur­ ren t fu nd-raising cam paign are con­ struction of The Morken Cencer for .

Learn ing and Tec hnology and then the Easrvold renovation and expansion. B u t there is more on the horizon. The Hauge B uilding and the University Ce nter need work and many of o u r resi­ dence halls are o u t of date. So the capi­ tal appetite of o ur schoolhouse is going to be s i g n i ficant i n the coming years, and with the cOSts of construction such as they are, fu nding these projects will be a challenge. N o rd q u ist: PLU h as made some signif­ icant advances in in ternational educa­ tion in the last decade. The new Wang Center fo r I n ternational Programs wil l undou btedly accelerate that i nstitu­ tional e m �,hasis. How lInportant and ap propriate is it fo r PLU to be a major p layer among Lucheran and Northwest i nstitutions in i n ternat i o nal educarion and scho la rs h i p? Anderson :

The evolucion of PLU as an u niversity is a vcry i n teresting case srudy. So much of i t has happened without an orches trat­ ed plan. I nstead, by vi rtue of the faClllty that have been h i red, the p rogram interests that have been developed, and our location on the Paciuc Ri m, sud­ denly we' re recognized as among the leaders in i nternational education. Now, through the generosity of Peter and G race Wang, we have taken anoth­ er m ajor step. The excitement is that not only is our repu tarion for i n ternational education begi n n i ng co emerge, but we also und ou rselves co mpeti tively placed as one of JUSt a handful of undergraduate insti­ tu tions i n the country that have sign i fi­ cant, substan tive i nternational pro­ grams throughout the curriculum. The events of the last year have reinforced the i m portance of this focus. It is an essential pare of who we've become and where we need co go. i nt erna tio n ally focused

D i ve rsi ty i n all i rs complex­ been an i m portanc age nda i te m

Nordqu ist: ity has

fo r a l l educational i nsticutions i n rhe recen t pase. Whar slIccesses has PLU achieved in rhe laSt decade, and what still needs to be done)

Anderson: I n my fi rsc scare of the u ni­ versity address i n the fall of 1 9 9 2 , I sug­ gested that becoming a m o re d iverse i ns titu tion is a matcer of boch reality

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FOCUSED ON THE FUTURE

TRA VEL WITH PLU ALUMNI AND FRIENDS TO BEAUTIFUL AND HISTORIC GERMANY

and relevance. With the world con­ stan tly beco m i ng smaller and more d iverse it is clear that i f we are going to

IN THE FALL OF 2003

be a part of i t, relate to it, and h ave an e ffect on it we must ourselves be a

" Luther and Bach:

Celebrating

Our Reformation Heritage"

d iverse community. The challenge fo r us is how a com munity that comes out of a particular trad i tion becomes wel­ co m ing and e m b racing to other tradi­ tions without losing a sense of who we are. That's a tension we fee l today and will and must continue to fee l . And the fact is t h a t t h e nation's uni­ versity campuses are probably more diverse than any other communities in our coun try. Th e campus has beco m e the real melting p o t . H e re is where peo­ p le of different backgro u nds and tradi­ tions and beliefs are coming together in mutual respect and understand ing. It is one of the key roles h igher education is serving in our society, and I am pleased that PLU is playi ng a part.

Nordquist: You have been con n ected to Luth eran higher education fo r most of your ad ult life and you are now fi n­ ishing your first decade at PLU. You are the Cathedral in Worms, near the site of Luthe r's excommunication.

A Study Seminar featu ring: •

Visit M u n i c h , A u g s b u r g ,

also completing yo ur res ponsibilities as chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities with its

950

institu tional members.

Roth e n b e rg, E i s l e b e n , Ei s e n a c h ,

From those multi p le perspectives how

M e d i e v a l Festiva l i n Witte n b e rg

Erfu ft, Leipzig, Worms a n d

do you see the fu ture o f Lutheran high­

on O ct. 3 1

N u,re m b u rg

er education, and what are PLU's prospects fo r the next decade or two?

Le ctu res on B a c h a n d Luth e r by

G e rm a n s c h o l a rs

C o nti n u i n g Ed u c ati o n C r e d it a v a i l a b l e t h ro u g h L.E. N . S .

Anderson: The prospects fo r Luth eran h igher education have never been

C o n c e rts, c a stles, c at h e d ra l s, and m o n a steries

P L U A l u m n i To u r Le a d e rs Rev. D r. R i c k R o u s e a n d Rev. D r. K e n B a k k e n

brighter, particu larly at places such as PLU. Today, more than ever, our con­ viction that l i fe is a gi ft from God, that l i fe has purpose, that the h u man expe­ rience is transce n dent, an d that we are

Organized b y t h e ELCA Wittenberg C enter a n d spo nsored b y t h e PLU Office of Church Relations. For a free brochure, c a ll 253- 535-7423 or e-mail crel@plu. edu. You can also check out the events page of our web site at www.plu.edu/-crel.

u l t i mately created to be a positive fo rce in the world resonates with people from al l faith backgrounds, as well as those who come out o f no faith back­ gro u n d at all. The Lutheran perspective o n higher education also gives us a u n ique i nsight

PACI FIC l.!JIHERAN VNfVERSITY

into teaching and learning. Education, we believe, m ust i n clude both rational­ istic ways of understanding the world and faith-based frameworks for k now­ ing. Our campus response to the events

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of Sepr. 1 1 is an i n teresting example.

plish some of the academic changes cur­

for the en tire community. And as i t

First. we established a discussion cen ter

rently u nder discussion. The fo urth is to

turns o u t a beneficial one.

where we invited faculty who are experts

stabilize enrollm ent i n the

3,500

to

3,600

to help us understand i n tellectually

range. And the fifth is to continue to

what had happened. Second, we set up a

make p rogress on i n fras tructure issues,

think that when a u n iversity faced diffi­

counseling center for people who needed

reduc ing deferred main tenance, keeping

cult challenges it was up to leadership to

to address the experience in more per­

up with technology and growing the

fLX them. B u t leaders can never work

sonal terms. Third, we provided oppor­

endowment. In short, giving students

alone. \\1hen they do, the issues become

and faculty the reso u rces they need to do

leadershi p ' S problems and no one else's.

tu nities that day and the days fo llowing fo r wors h i p and reflec tion. Another u n i­ versity might have taken any one of these approaches. For a Lutheran un iver­ s ity it was natural to do all th ree.

So one needs to always trust i n the

thei r work well.

strengths and the fabric o f rhe i nstitu­ Nordqu ist: The evolution of the Board of Rege n ts is obviously central

Nordquist: What has given you the greatest satisfaction during your tenure

Anderson: I once wrongly tended to

to

our

tion and its people. I thin k PLU ' s history has verified that this is the right

10 years I

institu tional health right now. The board

approach. Over the past

is much stronger and as a consequence

learned that when in doubt, truSt the

the institu tion is much stronger.

process, trust people. B e a part of the

as president at PLU)

have

communi ty and work together for our

Anderson: I t is watching students grow

Anderson: I t is. That is a h uge sub plot

shared long-term well- being. So, we now

of PLU ' s growth and p rogress. Just one

have a governance system that spins and

and succeed. I've now been here long

measure of the leadership that the

sputters and sometimes doesn't always

enough that some stude nts I first met as

rege nts have demonstrated has been

move very fast, buc when the day is over,

high school sophomores ;m d j u n iors are

their wi lli ngness to step u p with contri­

i t acq u i ts itself very, very well.

now two or three years i n to their careers.

butions of over $30 million i n support of

Watching them discover their potential

our current

and claim their vocation is always the

campaign. A t the same time, the board

greatest satisfaction.

$ 100 million

fu nd-raising

Nordquist: It has turned out better than any of us could have predicted.

has a strong commitment to P LU ' s mis­

Another source of satisfaction is being

sion, a very good spirit about academic

Anderson: I believe that PLU is develop­

part of a co mmunity, a team that is con­

and fac u l ty matters, and a deep i nterest

ing a srronger sense of self-confidence and self-acceptance. The un iversity com­

tinually working to create opportu ni ties

and concern fo r students. Members also

fo r facul ty, staff and students to work

have a keen u nderstanding that the uni­

m unity has become more comfortab le

together. I t is truly fun to h ave had a

versity is not a corporation of the kind

with the new complexity that describes

hand in providing a new buil di ng, pro­

that many of them run, but rather i s a

both PLU and the challenges we face. At

viding

unique community that needs their spe­

the same time, there remains a tremen­

cial nunure and care.

dOllS sense that we h ave not yet arrived;

a

grant for a research project, hir­

ing J u s t the right person , contributing to the preparation of a Fulbright scholar, or being there and cheering when the

PLU is on a journey_ A greater sense of Nordquist: Strong boards, strong presi­

softball team goes 34-0. PLU is an

dents and strong faculty work together.

" o p ponun i ty" place and the preside n t ' S

If one is weakened the whole is weakened

j o b is t o h e l p create such opportunity. I t

significandy. We have to increasingly be

is a very rich experience.

able to be candid and work together to

Nordqu ist What arc the most impor­ tant tasks that still remain to be accom­ p lished?

the benefit of the entire institution. S t i l l,

20 10

process and moving fo rward with the academic i n i tiatives that result. Also, contin u i ng to work as a commun ity to funher clarify our statement of mission,

Nordquist: We are

1 1 0 years old.

But i n

many respects we are quite young. Anderson: Yes, but as I mentioned earl i­

it is a credit to you that you have been

er, I believe that PLU is about to enter an

able to fi nd the pol itical capital to con­

era of even greater maturity. We are

tinue with your work for the past

And erson: I think finishing the

excel.lence and service is always before us.

10

years and con tinue o n into t h e foresee­ able fu ture. The average tenure of college presidents is half the time of what you have al ready served.

poised to move beyond a deep seated ten­ dency to underestimate our achievements and, thereby, free ou rselves to better artic­ ulate our distinctive mission and to emb race the excellence of our p rogram.

As a final thought, I be lieve that one

Anderson: This i s a fo rgiving commu­

sign of this new maturity will be a reduced

our understanding of what it means to

n ity! Lutherans call it grace, every presi­

tendency to focus on the president. PLU

be Lutheran, and how we communicate

dent lives by ir.

has had such a tradi tion of strong presi­

that more effectively. More specifically, I h ave a l i ttle sheet of five goals that r carry with me. Goal n u mber one is to complete and imp le­ ment the

2010

plan. A second goal is to

finish the M o rken Cente r fo r Learning

Yo u mentioned the i mportance of can­ dor in addressing the challe nges and problems we face. The past

10

years have

rience has been defined in terms of them. I believe the real story line is not the presi­

been a real time of learning fo r me. I'm a

dent. The university - ollr people, our

much, much stronger proponent of

mission and our programs - :l[e finding

democracy than I was

10 years ago.

their own stature. They are the story. That is as it should and must be, and it is

and Tec h nology and the Eastvold restoration projects. A third is to accom-

dents that much of the institutio n ' s expe­

Nordquist: It was a learning experience

another very positive step for PLU. �

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I n ter-tribal violence contin ued ro pl;rgue Central Africa. And the Palestinians' catastrophic second i ntifa­ da effectively destroyed the Middle Eastern peace process. But Sept. 1 1 does not mark the end of " l i be ral convergence," either as an actual process, or as a com pass for American foreign policy. I t is not, as is sometimes suggested, a Western conceit ro claim that the good l i fe is best achieved through popu larl)1 account­ able government, the rule o f law, and­ social ly-regulated free markets. The conceit l ies i n assu ming that the West has some p ro p rietary rights over these ideas. In reali ty, the developing world has nO shortage of people willing to risk everything ro achieve democrac), and human rights in their countries. B u t the pathologies that th reaten world order - in ter-com m u nal violence, abject poverty, i l l iteracy, and M althusian pop­ ulation pressures - are endemic to those parts of the world where secu lar rationalism has not yet establ ished i tself. And so it remains the enlight­ ened self-interest of the existing wealthy democracies to promote and cu ltivate democracy and economic developmen t at every pracrical oppor­ tunity. I n the immediate aftermath of Sept. J I, the anti-ten-orist offensive necessar­ ily came to dominate Ame rican foreign policy. On l), a com mitted pacifist could deny that the U n i ted States was right ro prosecute a war agai n s t an enemy that had killed more Americans in a single day than at an)' time since the Battle of An tietam i n Sept. 1862. But over 80 nationalities were represented among the d ead in the World Trade Center. The war on terrorism is not America's fight alone. O rdinary Americans h ave p roven themselves well deserving of the out­ pouring of i nternational sympathy post-Sept. 1 1 . To the i r eternal credit, they have refused ro live under the "someth i ng wicked this way comes" paranoia hoped for b), al-Qaeda., and the terrorist attacks did not even have the antici pated lasting im pact on the American economy. Corporate fraud 38 Pl U SCENE FAll 2002 > PERSPECTIVE

may well have done more damage ro the srock market than Osama bin Lad en. The B ush ad m i nistration conducted the war agai nst the Taliban with effi­ ciency and reso l u tion, and also wi th serious efforts ro m i n i mize the no netheless inevitable civilian casual­ ties. The war's i n tended deterren t effect has been seen in the public denuncia­ tions of terrorism by states like Libya, Syria, and Somalia. And the deploy­ ment of anti-terrorist advisers in the P h i lippines and the fo rmer Soviet republic of Georgia is a logical exten­ sion of the adm i n istration's policies. Terrorism has lost what the novelist Tom \1(101fe called "radical ch ic," as IS shown by the I RA's recent apology for thirty years of civilian casualties, and the dryi ng u p of the o rganization's funding.

Ordinary Americans have proven themselves well deserving ofthe outpouring of international sympathy post­ Sept.

1 1.

To their eternal

credit, they have refused to live

under the "something wicked this way comes " paranoia hoped for by al-Qaeda. There have, of course, been the pre­ d i ctable objections that the U n i ted S tates has itself promoted terrorism i n the pas t (e.g. against the Soviets I n Afghan istan, and the Sandi n istas i n N icaragua), a n d that it is has enlisted oppress ive regimes (including reac­ tionary Islamic ones) in its pursuit of the Sept. 1 1 terrorists. But i nternation­ al poli tics is an arena in which moral consistenC)' is precl uded by power­ pol itical realities that can not be simply wished awa)'. Winston C h u rchill once confessed that "If H i tler i nvaded H ell I would at least make a favorable reference to the Devi l in

the House of Commons." Ulti mately, wars are ro be j udged by their resu lts. Followi ng the recent loya j i rga, terro rist cells have been dispersed and Afghanistan has i ts best p rospects in decades for i n ternal peace and stabil­ i ty. B u r the Afghan war was only the beginning of a campaign against terror­ ism that will depend less on direct mili­ tary engagement than on m ultilateral cooperati on. This will requ i re the long­ term mai n tenance of the new anti-ter­ rorist coal i tion. But that coalition is already u nder some strain. Key allies, such as Canada and Spain, are reluctant to extradite terrorist sus­ pects to the U n i ted States because of the persistence of the death penalty, the prospect of military tribunals, the fed­ eral violation of suspects' civil liberties, and the h ighly questionable legal status of Camp X-Ray in Guan tanamo. The coalition is also jeopardized by the Bush ad m ini stration's instincrive u n i lateralism. It has rejected the Kyoro Treaty and the International Crim inal Court, with the m i n i m u m of rationali­ zation. It has set conditions for fu ture negotiations over Palestine, and threat­ ened war agai nst Iraq, without consult­ ing other key players. And, i n con tra­ diction to its stated free trade i deology, tbe U n i ted States has protected its steel and l umber industries, and lavishly s ubsidized its domestic agriculture. As H arvard's Professor Joseph Nye has recen tly pointed out, the "war on terror" illus trates a paradox: in a world of complex in terdependence, Ameri ca may undermine its own in terests when it pursues those i nterests in ways that alienate actual and potential allies. When Ameri ca f1aunts its abilit), to compel, i t risks diminishing its ability to persuade. The existing and emerging democratic world will welcome the leadersh i p of the United States. Bur i t will reject a n d res ist American domma­ tion, and the el1suing divisions could seriously weaken the democratic wo rld in relation ro its enemies. [§J

Peter Grosvenor is an assist,1;lt professor in the Political Science Department at Pacific Luthaan University


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bJ' Peter Grosvenor h e e n d o f the Cold War triggered an energetic debate about the s tructure of i n ternational relations and a.bo ut the place of the U n i ted States with i n it. Over the course of the 90s a wave of democratization spread thro ugh the fo rmer Soviet U n i o n and its collapsed Eastern E u ropean empire; the South African apartheid regime fel l; the military ju nta disappeared from La.ti n American politics; and p ro­ democracy movements appeared in C h ina and across Asia. An American­ led i n te rnational coalition reversed the

1raqi invasion of Kuwait. H uman rights began (0 tru m p s tate sovereignty, as demonstrated by the NATO i n terven­ tion i n Kosovo, by Australia's venture i n to East Timor, and by the emergence o f an Internatio nal Crim i nal Court. Some observers p redicted a "liberal convergence" that offered the pros peer of a sustained "democratic peace," In this analysis, the p rotection and p romotion of democracy around the world was i n the i n terests of both the U n i ted States and the wo rld community as a whole.

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her Diverse and dynamic speakers fill Fall Lecture Series

The s c u l pture in honor of J i m Hol loway is entitled, "Exc e l l e n c e , " and d e picts his m a n y p a ssions.

Sculpture dedicated in memory ofJim Holloway scul p ru re in honor of the late jim H o lloway now stands out­ side the lvlary Baker Russell m usic b u i lding. The scu lpture, designed by Kathryn S parks, cu rator for visual arts at PLU, was ded ica ted in Ocrober. Kathryn and her husband, D ick, former director of c horal activi ties at PLU, were good friends witb Holloway and his wife, judy Carr. Sparks designed the piece i n H olloway'S memory based on artwork she did for the invitatjon to j i m and judy's weddi ng. Sparks b rings her close friends h i p and respect for his artistry to the tree-shaped sculpture. It depicts the l i fe o f a b ri lliant and caring teacher, an inspiring colleague, a trusted friend and a great and gifted servant. Beyond that, Sparks wanted her m e tal and glass scul pture on a brick base to show H o lloway'S many loves, which ranged from music and cooking to fam ily an d the Lord. Holloway, who was k illed May 17, 200 1 , was an assista n t ptofessor of music and un iversity organist.

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ompelling speakers on topics ranging fro m landmines to the Holocaust drew crowds to the 2002 Fall Lecture Series. Susannah H esche! of Dartmouth College opened the series with her pres­ emarion, "The Fail u re o f D ialogue: jewish-Ch ristian Relations from the jewish Poi n t of View." Her lecture was also the ann ual Raphael Lemkin lec­ ture, presemed annua lly on a topic relating to genocide, and the keynote address for an lllternational Holocaust conference held o n campus in late September. Gordon Lathrop, professor of liturgy at the Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia and former PLU cam­ pLlS pastor, presen ted the Lutheran Heri tage Lecture with his talk, "Do Not Harm the Trees: The Ritual Care of the Earth." Per Lonning, retired bishop o f Bergen, No rway and a m e m b e r o f the Norwegian Parliament, presen ted "Betvveen Fundamentalism and Relativism."

N An extraordinary wi tness to modern Chinese h isto ry, visiting pro fessor Sidney llittenberg presented "Whi ther China," d rawing on his experiences l iv­ ing in China fo r 35 years after the Revolution o f 1 949. Lectures o rganized as part of a series s ponsored by the Students of Peace wo rking group and the Wang Cente r for Imernational Programs also were included in the s eries. Panel p resema­ tions and d iscLlssions were held on "Iraq: The H uman Costs o f Sanctions" and " Landmi nes: The H u man CostS of War."

New students benefit socially, academically from program ew student o rien tation now lasts through january, rather than just the fi rst fo ur days of school. A new component, Quest, is a series o f programs running through fall and j-Term that complement the Firs t-Year Experience (see page 8) . Students atte n d keynote programs with discus-

Don B e l l, d e a n of t h e S c hool of Busin ess, t a l ks with a new stu d e n t and his mother as part of the reva mped orie ntation prog ram, Quest.


Morken Center construction starts with drilling 0,

the drilling rig on lower

cam pus that has been c h u rn­ i ng away fo r the past several weeks is not an atte mpt to e n h ance the endowment by striking oil. But i t could mean more money for the un ivers i ty nevertheless. The d r i l l i ng is pan of the first phase o f construction for the Morken Center fo r Learning and Tech no logy. Eighty, 300-foot deep vertical bores will form the wo rking e n d o f a ground-sou rce heating and coo l i ng system for the b u i l d i ng. The system and other en ergy efficien­ cy measures incl uded i n the design of the Mo rken Center will save the u n iver­ siry about $20,000 per year in u t i l i ty COStS alone. Maintenance COStS will also be lower. I n s tead o f using a chi ller to p rovide c h i l led water fo r air cond i t ioning and a boiler to p rovide hot water fo r heating, the system extracts h eat from the ground in the winter, to h eat the build­ ing, and sheds the b u i l d i ng'S h eat to [he ground i n the s u m m e r, to cool the b u i l din g. T i m i ng of co nstruction of the final p hase of the project, i ncluding the b u i l d i ng, depends on fu nd-rais i ng p rogress. To date more than $ 1 2 m i l­ l i o n h as been raised fo r co nStruction of the $ 1 9 m i l l i on fac i l i ty.

Norwegian art Dri l l i n g for a g eothermal h e ati ng a n d c o oling system is part of the first phase in the c o n struction of the M o rken C e nter for Le a rn i n g and Te c h n o logy.

and music subject of seminar

sions i n September, October, November

The program brings new students

and January dut h i gh l ight key aspects

together more regularly, which helps

o f PLU's m ission: i n q u iry, care, leader­

socially but also offe rs greater access to

s h i p and service. "The first fou r days students are on

fac u l ty and ad ministrative resources.

cam pus are im portant," said Kath leen

insight i n to student needs by i ncreasing

Farre l l, d i rector o f Student I nvolvement

their interaction with them. Organizers

and Leaders h i p , " b u t it i s not enough

of Quest and the Firs t-Year Experience

time to cover everything stude nts need

program will work toge ther to encour­

to k now."

age more partici pation and find ways to

Quest is i n tended to take orien tation a step fu rther by pre.senting i n forma­

orwegian teachers on cam pus for an annual semi nar i n

PLU's s u p port se rvices gain more

i ntegrate keynote programs and courses. The Student Life o ffice ho pes com­

tion when it is relevant. I t will assist

mon experi ences among the incoming

students i n their trans ition and help

class members will h e l p b u ild commu­

them ap preciate the s u p port and s p i r i t

nity with shared refe rences, discuss ions

o f the P L U com m u n i ty.

and mem o r ies.

October were treated to great music and art, as well as the trad i tional lectures. Following the theme "No rwegian Cul ture Today," the ann ual conference o f teachers o f Norwegian from the U.S. and Canada, included great per­ formances. Jon-Roar Bj0rkvold, a popu lar mLlsic professor and author from Norway, p resented a m u sical lectu re. "Music and

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co>ltinlled (rom jJdge 5

want to do i t again," she said. The club plans to i ntegrate service projects in the spri ng, such as making baby hats to be donated to mothers at the Crisis Pregnancy Cenrer i n Tacoma. Students wi l l also have the opportulllty ro knir alongside the e lderly i n n u rsing homes and ro donate thei r finished projects to the homeless, By C/JI-i.itina Fredericl< 'as

Lutes pay off their loans at a greater rate than national average

(Left to r i g ht) J e n n e H e u-We l l e r, A n d rea Hively and A m a n d a M c C a rty, a l l '04, knit in the U n iversity Center. The three formed a knitting a n d crocheting c l u b on c a m pus.

Cultu re: A Journey inro the C reative Powers of H uman C0I11111 u n ication," was the annual Hars tad i cc t u re , established i n memory o f PLU's foun de r, Bj u g Harstad. H is family created an endowmenr ro fund the lecture series and help carry out H arstad's wish that Scandinavian Americans not lose rouch with their ancestral culture a nd tradjtions. The j azz of Norwegian vocalist Solveig Slettabj e l l also charmed audiences at Lagerquist Concen H all. She is becoming increasi n gly popular wi th the release of her CD " Slow Motion Orchestra." Also, the arC\.vork o f acdaimed Norwegian landscape photographer Asle Svarverud was on display i n the Scand inavian Cultural Center. His exh ibit, "Norwegian Landscapes: I n tense, Secluded, M ajestic" i ncluded 35 mosrly b lack-and-white photo­ graphs of some of No rway's prerriest places. O ther presenters included Asmund Thork i ldsen, di rector o f D ram men M useUlll ; eva B rath o l lll , foreign corre­ spondent for Dagbladet, one of Norway's leading newspapers; and Audun Eckh o ff, d i rector of Bergen Art M useu m. The No rway Seminar is held on a d i f­ feren t North American cam pus every

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year. PLU's A u d u l1 Tove n , chair o f Scan d i navian Studies, organized this yea r's semina.r.

A new generation

discovers the joys of knitting and crocheting n i t t i n g and c ro ch e t i n g have become the new trendy activi ties for students' free time - for

both men a n d wo m e n . Jenne Heu-Weller, Andrea H ively and Amanda M c Carty , all '04, started the PLU K n irring and Croc heting C lub t h i s fall. The t h ree have been k n i rrjng or croch eting together for years and thought others m i gh t l i ke t o get i nt o i t. S t i ll, they were surprised to have 35 people at the first meeting. The goal is s i m p l y for people to have fun , learn to k n i t and do s om e th i n g p roductive and s tress-free. McCarty credits the i nrerest i n the club to the stress-relievi n g qual i ties of k n i r r i ng and crocheting. " It's a m i nd­ less act i vi ty that gives you something to do with your hands," she said. H ively said k nitting is addictive. "When you see something that you've created and you can wear it or you can give i t away, l t h i n k i t makes you

he U.S. Department of Ed u c a t i on announced that for the fL rst time i n a decade the national rate at which borrowers default on student loans rose in the 2000 fiscal year, to 5 . 9 percenr fro m 5 . 6 percen t. That's far from tbe case fo r PLU grad­ uates. The u n iversity'S loan defau lr rate drop ped ro record lows for 2000, ro o n ly 1 . 2 percenr. That's down over a full poinr from the previous year. What acco u n ts fo r thIS co unre r trend? What does i r say about PLU peo ple? "PLU graduates have co ns i sten tl y demonstrated that rhey are very responsible c i tizens-more than the graduates of most other u n ivers i ties," said Kay So l r i s , d i recto r o f fi nanc i a l ai d_ " Eve ry year our g ra d ua tes beat t h e national student loan default rate by several percentage poinrs, and 2000 was a pa rticu la r l y good one," she said. Soltis also credi ts the job her o ffice does ro counsel grad­ uating seniors on the reali ties of financial res ponsi b i l i ty o ut­ side the Lutedome.

Year 2000 Defa ult Stud e nt loans


PLU 20 10, univ ersity's long-rang e plan, n ears compl etion hroug h o u r che summer, a wric­ ing ceam was ch arged wic h . p rep a r i n g a planning docu menc char disri l l ed rhe work of rhe fo u r PLU 20 1 0 scudy commissions (Academic Disrinccion , C o m mun icy, Fiscal Srraregies and Idenciry & Consricuency). The end resulr will be r h e Ja n uary final reporr fo r PLU 20 10: T h e Nexr Level of Disrincrion.

Major c o p ic s in che final n:pon inclu de a framework fnr discincrion as a Lucheran u l l i w rs iry in rhe Pacific Norrhwesc; arricularion of PLU ' s vision and as p i r:u iol1s; a focus on s r uden cs ; che culrivacion of inrel lecfually vib ra n c, crearive and connecred fa c u l ry and s ca ff; and che undersranding of know1 ed ge and learning in carefu l ly selecred dimensions of irs academic program, parricularl y i nr e rn ar i o nal educarion and un dergra dua r e srudenr research and creacive p rojec c s .

((The PL U 201 0 plan is so important because students are encouraged to see!? their life dreams as they consider the larger issues of vocation. )) The 20 10 drafr re p o r r debu red a c Seprember's U n ive rs i ry Con ference.

fal l allowed fo r ad d i riona l d rafcs, o p p or cu nir ies for d epa r c m e n rs and divisions co review rhe documenc, a nd rwo cam p u s forums. The final drafc will be co mplered inJanuary an d p r ese nr ed ro rhe B o ard of Re ge n cs ar irs wincer m e ecin g. "The PLU 2 0 1 0 p l an is so i mp o r c an r because srud encs are enco u raged co seek c h e i r l i fe d reams as rhey consider che larger issues of vocacion," said Pacricia Roundy, direccor of a dv i sing, who was on a pan el re a cc i n g CO c h e plan, a c c h e fall conference. "This is a spe cial p l ac e because rhis k i n d of di a­ l ogue d oes n ' r h a p pen eve rywhe re ." Visic www.plu. edu/ -plu201 0/ co read more on rhe report. [§]

The

From Christmas to spring, Encor e !

will

b e th er e By Drew Brown, online editor

have been great res ponses the red igned S ce ne , and the ever- hangi ng Encore! In rhe last edirion, we incroduced our new formar fo r cene o nlin e , coo k }'Oll rhro u g h rhe firsr semesrer wi ch rhe This Week ar PLU page and rhe sea­ sonal Phoro A l b u m . And as usual, More Encore! will provid e links ro fu rr h e r i nfo rmarion in this edition of Scene. Keep those commencs and srory ideas coming co encnre@plu. edtt. Scene and Encore! are al ways looking to r srory ideas and your feedback has been s u per b . Here are some highlights of this There

to

edition:

KPLU headlines Mor e Encore ! I c's been a year si nce More Encorel debu ced. an d che sec cion

continues co grow. Gec

anicles you 've read

You may have no ri ced a new edi­ ti o n CO the Scene sec tio ns called " Life o f rhe M i nd , " chat focuses on the a cad e m i c pursuits of the fa c u l ­ ty and the studenrs ar PLU. Wirh rhis edirion of Scene fo c lls i ng s trongly on academics-che First Year Experience, Al re rnati ve Rome to Education an d Peace Scudies­ Encore ! will look at rhese programs and fu r th er expl ore PLU's academic pursuits beyo nd the class roo m . Who ac PLU is p ub l ish in g a nd wh at a re r h e y wriring about? What PLU programs are the hall marks of innovation? Th es e a r e some of the areas Encor e ! will ex plo re.

i n Scene: frorn

this editi on's cover scory, visit KPLU's Web site, and read ab out che u niversity's

Li f e o f th e Mind

links co

more o n line i n forrnacion frorn

p ri zed

rad io sca­

tion's l o cal i rn pa ct; learn rnore about PLU's involvernent in the SaJishan Housing Project; and fi nd o u t ways co contribute to PLU so you can rnake

next year's

Honor

Roll of Don o rs .

Encor e! ke eps you up to dat e Encore! continues to bring read­ are u pda ted freq u en dy every month, This Week at PLU and the Photo Alburn. Check back every other Wed n esda y ers two services that

to fi nd

a

new story on PLU, frorn

an evenr on campus to a PLU newsrnaker h a l fwa y around the world. Great events are happen­ ing at PLU-frorn Sankta Lucia i n December to Family Weekend in ea rl y March-and Encore! has the pictu res to prove it.

By Drew Brown

HERE & NOW > PLU SCENE WINTER 2002

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First-Year Experience helps new s tudents develop critical thinking skills ne of the things that makes PLU disti nctive i s the belief that a u niversity education must be about more tban develo ping a set of skills, says Douglas Lamoreaux, associate p rofessor o f education. " It's also abou t learning to t h i n k a n d learn ing h o w t o engage o u r critical capacities in service to the world," he said.

ics sllch as the consequences of poverty, drugs, gangs and war or an exploration o f dreaming and the development o f strategies t o interpret dreams a s a way of int roducing the use of i m ages i n writing. Students i n Tom Camp bell's writing seminar are spend i ng the semester thinking, tal k i ng and writing abou t o n e o f t h e m o s t sign ificant h uman rela­ tionships: fathers and sons. "In jour­ nals, letters, autobiograph ical n arra­ tives, descriptive essays and critical analysis we are exploring the dynamics of fathers and sons and related iss ues o f masculi nity and gender cons truc-

E n g l i s h professor Tom C a m p b e l l talks with stu d e nts a bout the relationships betw e e n fathers and sons as part of his First-Ye a r E x p e r i e n c e c ou r s e .

For PLU s tudents i t all begins with the f i rs t-Year Experience. Lamoreaux is d i rector o f the program that includes a writing seminar and an inquiry semi nar tbat are req u ired o f all first-year stu­ den ts. Smal l classes are designed to hel P studen ts make the transi tion to college. level academics. Taught by a wide variety o f faculty, the writing sem inars focus on writing as a way o f thinking, learning and o rgan izing ideas. "They help s tuden ts learn the s k i l ls necessary to be a better wri ter, i n q u i rer and critical thinker in college," Lamoreaux said. The sem inars focus on engaging ro p-

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PLU SCENE WINTER 2002 > LIFE OF THE MINO

tion," said Campbell, who i s professor nf English at PLU. The second set o f first-year sem inars, known as inquiry seminars, i ntroduce students to the methods and to pics of study within a particular academic dis­ ci pline. " I t's a taste of academics fro m t h e heart o f a d iscipline a n d a transi­ tion to the courses students wil l take in fu l fi l ling their core and major requ i re­ ments," Lamoreaux said. Students learn how critical ref1ection functions i n an academic field, they p ractice the skills of critical reading and effective commun ication, and they learn how to work in an academic group.

Acco rding to Lamoreaux, the new program that used to be k nown as the F reshman Experience is already evolv­ i ng. "It's l ikely that the F i rs t-Year Experience p rogram wi l l become more closely affi l i ated with Quest, tbe year­ long o rien tation program run by the office o f Student Life," h e said (see story page 4) . By Greg Brewis

International scholars debate complex questions about origins of the Holocaust istinguished scholars from around the world debated how different religions view Jews and whether their early teachings played a role in the H olocaust - at an i n ternational conference on campus i n late September. The conference, "Christian Teach ings About Jews: National Comparisons i n the Shadow o f the H olocaust," drew scholars from as far as G ermany, Poland and Israel . "This is the fi rst time that these peop le have all come together in the Pacific Northwest," said Robert Ericksen, PLU professor o f h is­ tory who organized the conference. Part of thei r plan was to determine which portions o f the Christian tradi­ tion - i f any - might b ave contri b u ted to the violence and the hatred o f the Holocaust, Ericksen said. Ericksen is an acclaimed authority on the Holocaust and has au thored seve tal books about the Protestant Ch urch and the Nazis. The conference incl uded panels on topics s uch as "Memories A bout Christian Atti tudes Toward Jews: S urvivors S peak," and "An ti-Semitism and the Vatican: A Postscripr." Dr. S usannah H eschel, who holds the Eli Black C hair i n Jewi s h Studies at Dartmouth College, gave the keynote address, "The Fai l u re of D i alogue:


Jewish-Christi :: m

is devel oping l o cal connections so

ti on al c on fl i c t to c o m m un i ty outreach,

Te ach i n gs from the

students can be more i nvolved i.n Iss ues

gi ve s us al l a se n se of connectedness."

Jewi s h Poi n t of View." Ericksen said the con­

B o b E r1 c ksen

of ho m e l e ss ness, pove rty an d d o mes t ic vio l en ce. Pa r ti c i pan ts i n the s e m i n ar s

Plans fo r the fu wre i nc l u d e c re ating curri c u l u m fo r Peace S tu d ies c o u rs es ,

l ish i ng a mi n o r, d eve l o p i n g i nd i­

ference will res u l t in the

have also en co u ra ge d others to

e s tab

p u b li s h in g of grou!ld­

sig n pe ti tions , and m o re than 1 00

vi dua li ze d m aj o rs around the p rogram

break i n g research on the

st uden ts, m any fo r the first ti me, have

and creating s e rvi ce -o ri en te d Pea ce

or igi ns of the Ho locausr.

written letters to their governm e nt

S tu dies . O rga ni z e rs a lso s e e i n creas i ng

r ep re s e nta t ives . " For many, this re al ly is the fir st step

and have se t up a Pea ce Stu dies at PLU

i n ci t i z e ns hi p , " said h i s tor y p ro fesso r

donation acc o u n r.

Pa pe rs fro m t he co n fe re nc e w i l l be p ub ­ l i shed next year in a dedicated vo l u m e o f t he G erman j ou r na l Ki r c h li c h e

Be th Kr aig, who is a key p ar tne r i n t h e

Z ei tgesch ic h te. 13)' Katherine Hedlllnd '88

Pe ace St u d i e s i n it i ati ve .

" B ri n g i ng

al u mn i i n volvement as a major fo cus

Visit (.{JtlJUJ. plu. edu/encore for m o re

abo u t Peace Stud ies at PLU. @]

these t h i n gs toge ther , fro m in te r n a-

13)' Drew llrown

Peace Studies classes begin as talk of war builds cross campus and the world, debate heated up this fa l l abour what should be d o ne ab o u t

p ro fess o r of business,

U.S. i nvade) i f we do, wh at' s the p roper w ay to d o i t) S o me que s tions are old, some are new, bur the new Peace Studies p rogram at PLU is wo rking

(Q

e d ucate people to be able to answer t h e m aiL PLU's Pe ac e Studies Working G roup arranged a teac h-in on Iraq, al o ng with panel di s c uss i o n s on t he human costs of landmi nes and an u p c o m i n g visit by

Lloyd Axworthy, Nobel Peace Pr i z e n o m i nee and fo rmer Ca n ad i an

Eli Berniker

S tu d ies c o urs es at P L U. This year, i n t ro d uc tory Peace Swdies sem i nars

(PS 1 0 1 ) are offered , as wel l as the Psyc h olo gy of Peace s e m i na r, taught by psy c h o lo gy p ro fess o r Chris Hansvick, one

0

f the p r ofes s ors

who helped

shape

i ts s c o pe goe s be yond national issues of w ar and t e rr o r i s m . One i m po r t an t ele­

Innovation

Quanti tative Nondesrrucrive Evaluation, and Proceedings of the

Dean Waldow,

223 confe rence paper reviewers from

associare professor of chemistry, had a

Patsy Maloney, associate

book review of

p ro fesso r of n ursing, p re sen te d

Introduction to

"Telehealth: Cost-effective,

S yn t hetic Pol ym ers ,

Creative Solution to Qual i ty Care" D

o p m e n t COllven tion i n

Indianapoli

,

C hemical E d ucat i o n .

Mathematics

professor Dane

dy

WI1

p u bl i s he d a

paper ti ded

"Regressio n Analyses on Bu ttrt'fly Ballot Dane Wu

Jessica Sklar, assistant professor of mathematics, had a pap er ti ded " B i no mial

Algeb ras" published i n

Communications i n Algebra.

Rachid Benkha1ti, professor of

Effect: A Statistical

mathematics, had a paper t i ded

Perspective of the

"Existence of Periodic Solutions

U.S. 2000 Elect ion " in l n ternational Jou rnal of Mathe mao cal Education in Science and Technology. Has arti­ cle on studies

M. Cam p be l l , pub-

lished in rhe May issue ofJ o u rnal of

Ind.

ree

2nd Edition, by Ian Dean Waldow

at the National Nursing S taff

gro u n d . " While not yet part of a maj o r

gram began before S e pr. 1 1 , 200 1 , and

Annual Review of Pro gress in

around t h e world.

means looking t o fi nd common

Pl a n n i ng fo r the Peace Studies pro­

Proceedings of the Twen ty- Eighth

the Te h n o l ogy and

Mechan i cs A nn ual Co n fe rence .

doesn't m e an there is n o conflicr. I t

h ave n ' t bee n l a bel e d as s uc h .

Bulletin, and others in the

Reviewer Award for

Denver, Colo. He was selected from

upon o p p ort un i ties fo r peacemaking

the criteria fo r Peace Swdies; th ey J US t

of Managem e n t Best

Research So ciety

the Aca d emy of Management in

and peace b u i ld i ng," Hansvick said. " I t

c o u rses al re ad y are o ffered that meet

ar ti cl es pub-

lished in Materials

2002 Soc i ety for Ex perime n r al

"In this s e m i nar, our goal is to fo cus

or minor, the semi nars o ffe r the usual

assista nt p rofess o l'

cwo

received the Academy

Management

Peace Swd ies at PLU.

class cred i ts. Hansvick adds that many

of ph ysi cs , had

Division at the annual meeting of

M i n ister of Fo rei g n Affa i rs .

Fall m a rked the first o fficial Peace

Richard Louie,

Eli

I raq . Will sanctions work? Should the

of kuctosls will also

for Some Neurral Functional Differential Equations" acce p ted by

Dynamic S ys r ems and Ap pl icatio n s.

appear in a 2002 iss u e of t h e Journal Advances and A p p licati o ns

In

Stat istic s.

ment is com m u nity service. The group

LIFE OF THE MINO

> PLU SCENE WINTER 2002 9


Markieta Marks '04 Heft), Thuong Do '02 (center) and Pastor Ron Y1gnec walk the path between The Indo, Chinese CulMal Center and the Tacoma Housing Authority oHlces at Sahshan

Former campus pastor and students minister to and learn from residents of housing proj ect By Noreen Hobson '99 Photography by Chris Tumb usch

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PlU SCENE WINTER 2002 > FEATURES


glu!-- .�&"

0"

S uzanne Fiske's

door reads "Amazing Lady Award," a rri b u te to her success and the way s he encou rages others. Fis,ke '99 is the dr ug e l i m i n ation pro­

where he was cam pus pascor from

Th uong Do '02 both work at the Family Self- S u fficiency Center w h i le

1 9 80- 1 98 5 .

PLU aims to send graduates i n to the

completing their degrees. They appreci­

world with knowledge and power.

ate having a ch ance to offer services to

Sal i s han, w h i c h he lovingly refers to as

fami lies - and co learn from them.

gram coordinator at the east Ta coma

"The University of Salishan" i n rends to

housing project known as S a l i s han. S h e

send peo ple with self-sufficiency o u t

provides the p l ace to carry what you've learned i n ro the world," Do said .

knows what life is l i ke fo r many of her

i n t o the world. " 1 t's t h e same mission,"

dienrs - the m o t h e r of three has l i ved

said Vignec, known througho u t

on the sueets and battled drug addic­

Sal i s h an as " Pastor Ron."

t i o n . Fiske knows Salis han and the pro­

" P LU p rovides education. Salis han

Her fa mi ly's Vietnamese heri tage and her b i l ingual ski lls and cultu ral un der­

Vignec received the President's Medal

standing are key elements i n the work

grams provided there can serve as a

from PLU this fal l fo r h i s co m m u n i ty

she docs. Salishan is home to many

stepping scone fo r others to get off we/­

service. In add i t i o n to p roviding food

Vietnamese, Cambodian and Russ ian

fare and out o f s u bsi-

i m m igrants who l ive

dized hous ing. She

alongside Americans of

encou rages people, in

all races, fai t h s and ages.

any si tuation, to go to

Marks and Do are a

col lege. " If r can do i t ,

great example of how

anybody can d o it."

PLU and Salisha.l1 -

Her relationship with

which is derived from a

Sal is han started when

m u l ti-tribe Native

she was a student at

American language and

PLU and accepted a

means people of many

work-study position in

col o rs coming together ­

the ad ministrative office.

connect people. Raised

She's now been there

worlds apart, they are

almost five years. Fiske is

partners in the office

JUSt one example of how PLU connects wich the neighborhood, the largest

Weddings, prayer services and community events are held at this gathering place at Salishan. II was bUilt with salvaged materials from the city of Ta coma, including copper from the original dome of Union Stanon.

fedcral lll)using project on the West

oast that is home to more

than 3,500 people in 850 homes. For Fiske, who majored in sociology focusing o n race relation s , S a l i s h an is a

.

{!I ' Fi s ke says. " I JUSt love it '0' ; t '/t ,\'

(f CINJI"IIUU

"

here, If I could live here) I wo u ld . "

p lace where s h e is welcomed and respected. It's also a p lace where she

who comp lement on e an.other in their work. Marks is a sociology major from Arkansas who

enjoys studying the h u man condition. Do is a psychol ogy major whose family emigrated from Viernam. She enjoys one-on-on.e ,in teraction. As Sali shan grows and ch anges in the coming years, PLU intends to p l ay an

can give back. She said residents and

and sh elter, Vignec has fos tered life­

employees do not j u s t see it as the

changi ng services i n the community.

"The PLU relationship might not have

b u i ldi ngs run. by the Tacoma Housing

From English-as-a-Second-Language

been h ighly visi ble, b u t it has been very

Authority.

classes to the mu lticu ltu ral gatherings

meaningful," said Nancy Vignec.

impo rtant role with the co m m u n i C)/,

"It's a communi C)'," Fiske says. "I J USt

held across the "campus," and a beauti­

A new program will strengthen that

love it here. I f ! could l ive here, ! wo uld."

fu l c o m m u n ity garden, the community

connection. Several students from the

is thriving and i mproving.

s pring Tri n idad and To bago study

For years, fo rmer PLU Pastor and fo u n.der of the EastsidejSalishan

"He h as never used a pathol ogy of

ab road program, which has an i m por­

Lutheran Mission Ron Vignec has m i n ­

poverty to solicit suppo rt," PLU

iste red t o t h at com m u n i ty. He is hel ped

President Loren J. Anderson said, " b u t

share a home i n Salishan next fal l . They

b)1 h is wife, Nancy, d irector of commu­

he has i nstead reb u i l t Salishan on com­

w i l l live and work in the com m u n i ty as

n i ty an d supp ortive service fo r the

m u n i ty assets, talents and gifts."

they conrinue their PLU stud ies, an

tant service-lear n i ng co mponent, will

Taco ma Housing Authority. Their

Vignec asks people to recognize rhe

example of the university's m i ssion of

ap proach has been to build o n the

i n d ividual gifts o f othets, creating hos­

educating fo r l i ves of service and care.

community'S strengths, rather than be

pitality and openness so everyo ne is

l i m i ted by weaknesses. Ron Vignec

embraced.

modeled the mission be fo u nded in 1 9 8 5 after his experiences at PLU,

Salis han draws many other PLU stu­ denrs as wel l. Markieta Marks '04 and

Those who have already made the connection know i t wi l l be rewarding. "I never knew what was missing u n t i l 1 came t o Sal ish an," Nancy s a i d .

FEATURES > PLU SCENE WINTER

2002 1 1


B Y

rin Jones had accom­ plished plenty before she even started at PLU. Raised in the Netherlands, s he had a bachelor's degree from Bryn M awr College, f1uency i n four lan­ guages and a tryout with the WN BA. Her experience includ­ ed two years substitute teaching and th ree years tcaching at a private school in Indiana. Bm she didn't have a teaching degree . as h i ngton. When or certification in \V she was looki n g [0 take that step, she fou n d PLU's Alternative Routes to Certification p rogram a perfect fi t. It p rovides a shorter rOllte for experienced people to beco me teachers. The pro­ gram is mostly hands on-more teach­ i ng, less coursework. "I couldn't afford schooling without a grant, and I d idn't wan t to Start fro m scratch," Jones said. She gOt a grant, and didn't m iss a beat in her educati on. Jones, like each teacher candidate in the program, spends a majority o f her time i n the classroom, working alo ng­ s i d e a trained men tor. She has been wo rking with seventh-grade teacher Justine Johnson at Tacoma's Jason Lee M iddle School. Jones said Johnson has been an excellent mentor, and their sim­ i lar teaching styles make fo r a seam less working relationship. "I'm not JUSt getting certification, bu t a wonderful learning experience," Jones said. She's one of 44 studen ts enrolled i n programs at PLU through a $2 m i l l ion grant awarded to a consortia of school

D r e w

B r o w

n

d istricts and higher education institu­ tions last year by the Professional Educator Standards Board. The board aims to fi nd new ways to recru it quali­ ty teachers, especially for SPOtS that are difficult to fill. PLU's School o f Ed ucation-as part of a partnership with five local school d i stricts and Green River Community College-hopes to help fil l that void. The program isn't simply a " fast track" to certification, bu t a differen t rome, designed fo r career changers who bring experience with them i nto their teacher preparanon. "Jr really opened the flood gates to people who wanted certification, but didn't want to start bac k at square one i n the classroom," said Lynn Beck, School o f Education dean. "A program that i s experience-based rather t h an course-based is quite unique."

The alternative routes are available to: Instructional aides or o ther para­ edu cators with associate's degrees seeking certification in s pecial education or English as a second language. Classified school s taff wi th college degrees seeking certification i n shortage areas such as math and science. Peo ple with baccalaureate degrees who are not em ployed in a school district Or who hold e mergency sub­ stitute ce.rtifi. cates. Jones is in Rome I I I , a program designed for individuals With bache­ lor's degrees. She was allowed to sub-

Erin J o n e s '03 sta n d s i n the h a l lway at J a s o n Lee Middle S c h o o l .

stitute teach and teach at a private school in I ndiana, but Washington has stricter req u i rements. Along with their i n-school experience, participants meet every Satu rday d u ring the semester to both learn new ski l ls and tal k about what t hey learned from their own classrooms. S tu d e n ts vary i n age and job experiences. "The program is very diverse," Jones said. "It all has given me a d i fferent per­ spective on education." Jones has also been pleased with the training given by PLU teachers. "We've learned a lot abou t mu lticul­ tu ral lcarni ng, special education, and what it's like to teach a variety o f students ." 1m

(Rig ht) Erin J o n e s says PLU's Alternative Routes to E d u c ation program provi d e d the e d u cation and experience she n e e d e d to earn her t e a c h i n g c e rtific ate.


Store manager Jeaneen Hamlett and Scandinavian Cultural Center Director Susan Young '92 pose in traditional Norwegian costumes donated to the SCC by Estelle Kelley '82 and her mother, Pat.

PLU NO RTHWEST Northwest offers distinctive gifts just down the street from campus

PLU

Originally located off campus to help

estled in a cozy space along the increasi ngly

with the revitalization o f Garfield

busy Garfield S treet busi足

Street, the store started sell i n g

ness district o ff campus is

Scandinavian gift store a few blocks

Prom the original, colorful

'79,

away, but when Gloria Pederson

to traditional Sca n d i navian Porsgrund

closed her shop, PLU Northwest

china, PLU Northwest and

branched our.

Backsplash pottery by Julie Ueland

Scandinavian G i ft Shop offe rs authen足 tic, quality gifts and home decor. All the Northwest items are made in the area, from Alaska to Monmna, and the Pottery by Julie Ueland '79 is a big seller at PLU Northwest and Scandinavian Gift Shop.

Scandinavian i tems are authentic. While the store has i ts l oyal customers, others have yet to d i scover i t. A branch of the PLU Bookstore, PLU Northwest opened its doors six years ago. " We l i ke being out here in the

14 PLU SCENE WINTER 2002 > FEATURES

Northwest goods. I t d i d n ' t \van t to compete with the longstanding Gloria's

a treasure of gifts and home i tems.

C0 111 -

' We have such

a

'42

strong

Scandinavian heritage it's fun to be able to offer people some of " -1 amlE> The store works closely with PLU's

m u n i ty," said Jeaneen Hamlett, store

Scan d i navian Cultural Center to o ffer

manager.

traditional items, and SCC members


recelY!:

a discoll n t :it me SLOre. Al umni

also <,axil

a

dl�collnr.

" W'l' have such

henrap:,

It'S

a

or a Swedi�h angel Advent GLntile (whu

srrong Sca. n d ina.vian

fu n co be ahle to offer

of rhat," H aml ett said The store offers books, cookmg SlIp­

names cause the angel'

e

and chum') . . A l u m n i call Irom

c(

tum

M:l.Ssad1 U.\erts,

people some

ll' 'as, al l O\cr," H .lmlen s;'Ii L

p l i es, (hnstm a..� ornaments (year­

h.111 d-painred rablcw;,\J"e. wil l al wJ} s bt>

rollll'd) figu ri nes by Montana's H l g Sk)'

on rhe

( arwrs. photogra.phs,

places, bowls and other :hsl1l's

-

d isti ncrively painted wich fish

III

and mOI\! There

arc

arrwork. candles

man\' one-of-a.­

k i n d l[emS, and orhers thar are monly

found

111

homes

COI11 -

with

from

th

s ·

wh

)

doc't

iC<!.JTI S can be people !-)LOP i n

bve ncar rhe

f t he Scandm. vlan

pccial -oruered . c(

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KPLU's award-winning news and jazz keep station at the top of the industry By Katherine Hedland ' 88

Photos by Chris Tumbusch

KPLU reporter Kenh Seinfeld works on a story at the newsroom in downtown Seattle. Ssmfeld won a nalional award lor his coverage of the Makah wh a l e hunt.

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Listen

up.

KPLU, the radio station discreerly housed in a corner of the Eastvold Audi eori um building, has grown inco a broadcast powerhouse, with a loyal and ex pand ing audi足 ence tuning i n worldwide over the In ternet for jazz and news only KPLU provides. Fo und at 88.5 FM or

plll.org,

IVlVli'. k

the station is the region's pre-e m i nent public

rad io system , p rovi d i ng National P u b l i c Rad io progra m mi ng, local news and real jazz and b l ues. "There's an audience for jazz worldwide," Program D i reccor Joey Cohn said. But i t takes a lot of work that listeners never see co provide the high-qual i ty music and news they hear. And the station is looking co the fu ture: d i gital radio, increasing high-tech nology equ ip menc an d ocher changes will again alter how KPLU operates. "Going back co when we really began co develop in 1 9 80, we've been at the fore足 Nick Morrison, the station's music director, searohes through the vast j8ZZ library.

fro n t ot' our industry," General Manager Martin Neeb said. "By any measure, we're one of the best jazz stations in the world - and one of the best NPR stations." Kerry Swanson '89, assistant manager for operations and public media who has spear足 headed development of the Internet arm of KPLU, says the station is looking ahead. "We're not just in the rad io business anymore. The Internet fo r us is beyond our

KPLU FACTS KPLU consistently ranks in

expectations. I n the fu ture, KPLU wi l l be more than j u st a radio station," he said.

the top 10 stations in the

"It used to seem the early days of radio were the most i nteresting, but this really is

mar ket, with an average audience of 333 ,000 peo-

one of the most exciting times i n radio. These are the pioneer days."

ple per week. The radio audience has nearly doubled in the last decade.

Station looks hard for melodious, rhythmic 'real jazz' \Xfith a unique dual format of news and jazz, the station appeals eo different

1 77,000 people listen to the station online every month, making it one of the highest rated Webcasts. Evide nce of its widespread

kinds of listeners. The station undereook a rather unorthodox research project fo r a public stati on: it su rveyed listeners to see what they want co hear. M anagers wanted

CO

fi n d ways

to capture the news listeners during jazz hours, an d get jazz fans to turn i n co the

appeal: KPLU receives donations from every state and eight foreign countries. The station has several translators that allow it to be heard throughout Wes te rn Washington, and even on the Oregon Coast.

talk portion. "All the other radio stations are one format: coun try, news, classical. . . " Neeb said.

Public radio stations are allowed wide r cov足 erage areas than commercia l stations.

" \Ve're the only station that has twO formats. That makes us special." The research has shown that jazz an d news draw m llch of the same audience. continued on next page

Listen to KPLU th roughout the s ate You can lind the station 88.5 FM throughout most of the Puget Sound area, or on one of these translators: - Bellingham, 88.7

Mt. Vernon, 91.1

-West Seattle/Shoreline, 88.1

. Centra lia/Chehalis/Aberdeen/Hoqu iam, 90.1

.Port Ange les 90.9

-Raymond/South Bend, 90.3

,

Longview/Kelso, 104.1

.Webstreams are available worldwide at www.kplu.org.

G e n e ral Manager Manul Neeb has been with the station since before it was affiliated with NPR or played only jazz.

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KPLU FACTS Among the awards the station has won are the Marconi Award of Excellence from the National Association of Broad casters. It was the first time a public radio station received the nationa l award. Other honors include Gavin Awards for the Top Jazz S1ation In the country four times. Program Director Joey Cohn has twice been named G avin's Jazz Radio Person of the Year, and the American Marketing Association named General Manager Martin Neeb to the Media Hall of Fame as the Radio Person of the Year. The news department won a national Edward R. Murrow journalism award for a documentary by reporter Keith Seinfefd on the controversial Makah Whale Hunt. The station consistently wins regional journal­ ism awards for its news coverage. KPlU started as a tiny station in 1 966 broadcast only to PlU and Parkland. The station expanded to more of Pierce County in 1 972 but really took off in 1 980, when it acquired a new tower allowing it to broad­ cast at 1 00,000 watts. Moving the transmit­ ter to Tiger Mou ntain outside Issaquah, Wash., in 1 989 expanded the coverage area even more. It became an NPR station in

1 983 and changed its format from classical to jazz the same year.

Katt hosts weekend jazz a n d b l u es shows from the studios on c a mpus. S h e 's also a regular jazz performer in Ta c o m a and Seattle.

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" I t has worked," M usic Direcror Nick Morrison said. "We have seen greater crossover fron1 news i n to jazz." KPLU has an i n ternational audience o f fans who rune in for the " real jazz" the station plays. The station's play list includes authentic, acoustic and improvisation­ al jazz. "Our

focus is for the jazz ro sound melodic," Cohn said.

A lot of work goes i nro selecting the music, and KPLU keeps the standard h i ts playing while being at the forefro nt of fi nding new talent. "We have a new music rota tion, so you'll hear a certain nu mber of new songs throughout the day," Morrison said. Morrison, sometimes with the help of Cohn and other hosts, goes through hun­ dreds of CDs. He estimates he receives 30-50 every week from artists and record companies, and he gives each at least a listen, hoping

to

hear distincrive music.

"Sometimes it doesn't take very long ro say, 'Th is doesn't work,'" he said. "\Ve're lucky ro get one really great CD a month. But sometimes we fi nd the gems." That was what h appened with Norah Jones. a jazz singer gai n i ng popularity on pop and rock stations. Morrison heard a track of hers on someone else's CD and \Vas impressed. "\1(1e were playing N orah Jones before her CD came out." lvlorrison said. The same was true for the up-and-coming Karrin Allyson. And several years ago. Bellamy Palilhorp covers business and labor for KPLU news .

Cohn suggested ro the owner of the popular Dimi triou's Jazz Alley in downtown Seattle that he bring a newcomer named Harry Connick Jr. to his cl ub. Today, Connick is a top-selling artist and an acror.

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JAZZ o

"I think we h ad a lot ro do with the growth of their aud iences," Cohn said. "\X'e were i nstrumemal in the success of many anists."

EED

The staff of KPLU compiled a .. Jazz Collection Starter Kit," with the 1 0 CDs that cover

News department offers in-depth perspective on issues

several areas (and eras) of jazz and serve as a sta rting point for

Tlie news departmem came imo i ts own i n the 1 990s and now has one of the

further exploration of the music.

largest reporting staffs of any NPR station. Its state-of-the-arr Northwest News

1 Kind of Blue - Miles Davis, Columbia

Center opened in dowmown Seattle last year. In public radio, a s taff of five in the news department is considered large, and KPLU has had a bigger news staff than that for years. The reporters cover regional news, p u uing rogether srories fo r the morning and afternoon news shows. KPLU also airs regular NPR programs l ike "All Thi ngs Considered" and "Car Talk." "\X!hen I s tarted here IS years ago, we had one fu ll-time reporter," said l'v\orning

One of the finest jazz groups ever assembled (including John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley and 8111 Evans) , and this Is their only recording. Time Out - Dave Brubeck Quartet, Columbia Includes the song "Take Five ," one of the most

popular jazz records ever made. " Pure Ella - Ella Fitzgerald, Decca/GRP

Edition host Dave Meyer sai d . Research also hel ped t h e news departmem determine what k i n d o f srories people wanted co hear. " I t showed us now much people really do wam local ne\vs," News Direcror Erin Hennessey said. " Their i n terests were very much i n l i ne with our coverage areas: education, the environment, health and science, law and justice, business and labor

Just Ella Rtzgerald and pianist Ellis Larkins. Pure indeed . Tum on the Heat - Fats Waller, RCA/Bluebird Solo plano recordings from one of the most gift足

ed and entertaining performers In Jazz. The Louis Armstrong Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings, Columbia

and the arts."

These recordings are available on several CDs

"They care about their communi ties and they want a radio station that cares

as

well and is keep ing tabs on it," she said. Hen nessey said KPLU focuses on issue-driven srories of regional i merest, i n addi足

released by Columbia Jazz Masterworks. Consistently delightful, absolutely essential. I), Soular Energy - The Ray Brown Trio with Gene Harris, Concord

tion to event-d riven news.

A great example of the jazz/blues piano tno

" \'(Ie have the abil ity ro explore srories in-depth, co look at the bigger issues," she said. " Because we have more time on air, our coverage has more in common with newspapers than with commercial radio."

sound. Harris Is one of tOOay's most popular

jazz

pianists. 7 The Bossa Nova Years - Stan Getz, Verve

News srories that migh t run 30-45 seconds on another station get twice that

A th ree-CO set of tne best of saxophonist Getz

and his exploration of Brazilian music.

m uch time on KPLU. And features can run several minutes. Listeners get the bene足 fi t of hearing NPR srories on the air, and KPLU sends stories co NPR. That means KPLU and its reporters receive a national audience - and that Northwest srories find their way i n to the homes and cars of people all over the coun try. "\Ve really take the broadcasts and our own scories seriously," Hennessey sai d . "Everyone i n t h i s newsroom i s just really co m m i tted ro news that provides context continued on next page

1#, Blues For Fred - Joe Pass, Pablo

SolO jazz guitar from the man many consider to be the master. Jazz versions of songs introduced by Fred Astaire in hiS flIms. The Complete Decca Recordings - Billie Holiday, Decca Lady In Autumn - Billie Holiday, Verve The Decca recordings are the best of Billie early In her career. The Verve record ings were made toward the end of her life, Both collections are

well worth your while.

" It's really sati sfying to do this

1 0. John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman, Impulse/MCA

One of the most romantic Jazz releases of all

kind of work, and we hope it

time. Mood music of a very high order.

translates into useful i nformation

" )11/11 would /Ike lo ordlll any of I/lllt>8 COs, YOU can C81I Ihe Public Radio MUSic Sourco HI t -800-75-MUS/C Part Of your purc/!!ls/J poce Wlll lJenefil KPW

and good storytelling for the

Volunteers answer phones at a fund drive .

listeners," -News Director Erin Hennessey

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KPLU ERSO ALIT ES Ever wonder about the people behind the voices you hear o n a ir? Here's a look at just a few of the personalities who make up KPLU. Additional infor­ mation on hosts can be found at www.kp/u.org.

Dave Meyer Morning Edition Host Age: 44 Years at KPLU: 1 5 Pa rt time host N e d Ne ltn e r works at a mixi n g boa rd.

Background: I worked for public radio station

KWSU while a t Washingcon State Uo iversity and helped build student rad io station KZUU and went

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i nt o commercial radio after college, anchoring the

and perspective. We don't just do who,

afternoon newscasts at \X1M RE i n Hoston. I was then news d i rector a t KEDO-AM/KLYK-FM i n Longview before

what, where," she said, quoting the quintessential journalism questions. "\\1e really get to spend more time on the why. "

retu rning to public radio i ll 1 98 7 as \Veekend Edition host at KPLU. I became Morning Edition H os t i n 1 988. Family: I h ave a wife and two very spoiled cats. Hobbies: I c o l lect science fiction novels and movie props. I love to read.

KPLU has formed partnerships with other n on-competing media for in­ depth projects. The station i s currently

Why do you like working at KPLU?

I e njoy the i n-depth coverage and creative freedom offered by public radio. 1 ' 111 proud of the q uality of o u r broadcast journalism. Although commercial radio can be more l ucrative in terms o f paychecks, money can ' t buy happiness.

working with KCTS Channel 9 on a long-term series exam i ning education

Paige Ha nsen

reform in Washington called "The

Afternoon "All Things Considered" Host/Reporter Age: 29 (really ! ! )

Learning Curve." In the past, KPLU

Years at KPLU: four

reporters worked with the Seattle

Background: I have been i nvolved i n news and radio

Times and public b roadcasting all a

since I was a s taff writer at the University of

civic journalism project on politics and

Northern Colorado M i rror i n Greeley, Colo. I was news d i reccor/producer and afternoon anchor at

growth, and last year put together a

KUMR, U niversity of M issouri-Rolla, Rol l a Mo., from

criminal justice series with The News Tribu ne of Tacoma and KCTS ca l led, ";\

D u ry To Protect," examining what

can be done to protect the commun i ty from da ngerous parolees. Such p rojects allow the station to

1 995- 1 998, when I joined KPLU. I'm i nvolved i n many cul­

tural a nd com m u n i ty orga nizations i n the Tacoma area. Family: Married t o Jeft� an environmental engineer in O lympia. Hobbies: Playi ng gui tar, piano, singi ng/songwriti ng, dance, theater and readi ng fic­

tion. ( I n my spare time I 've no need for non-fiction after a day of news ! ) Why d o you like working at KPLU? I

really enjoy the fu n and creative people I work with. I t ' s such a joy to be part of a

share resources and i n formation, to

team that i ncl udes the n utty m us i c fol k and the amazi ng news mi nds. I just love

promote each other and to reach larger

radio. I t's just pretty cool to know that people are tu n i ng you i n - i t' s almost like

and d i fferent audiences.

being a fri en d to people.

" It's really satisfying to do this kind of work, and we hope i t translates i nt o useful i n formation a n d good stol')'­ telling for the l isteners," Hen nessey said. continued on page 22

"It's such a joy to be part of a team that includes the nutty music folk and the amazing news minds. I just love radio. It's just pretty cool to know that people are tuning you in it's almost like being a friend to people," -Paige Hansen

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KPLU FACTS The Saturday and Sunday

Nick Morrison

night blues sessions are

Midday Jazz Host/Music Director

the No. 1 rated radio

Age: Dating m),self m ight have an affect on 111)'

program in the entire Seattle market for that

dating.

time slot About 3 million

Years at KPLU: 15

people tune in.

Interesting background: I worked at several commer­ cial radio stations in Seattle i nc l u d i n g KZAM, KISW, K EZX. I played i n some b l ues/R&B bands o n the Seattle b l u es c i rc u i t, mostly Pioneer Square and P i ke Place Market ba.rs and helped to fou n d and edi t The Rocket, a p u b l ication (now defunct) that chro n i cled aspects of the Northwest music scene. Family: I ' m si ngle, which I hope DOES have <1n affect on my dating. Hobbies: Book collecti ng. Stan d i n g around looking like I ' m abo u t to do some­ t h i ng i nt e resti ng.

KPLU has the 1 2th largest audience of an NPR station in the country, behind those in major cities like New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Resea rch shows 44 percent of the Morning Edition listeners stay with KPLU for jazz. And 60 percent of the midday jazz listeners stay on for "All Things Considered."

Why do you like working at KPLU? \\fe play great music. G reat music gives people joy. My job i s to help fi nd great m u s i c , so somebod y ' s joy is a d i rect res ult o f my job. Nifty, h u h ?

Katt Host of Sunday Side Up and N ightmoods; calendar & jazz hotline editor Age: No answer Years at KPLU: N i nc Background: I ' m a n actor and a s i nger wo rk i ng OLlt o f the Seattle area and a1110 ng other t h i ngs regularly pe rform at Tula's i n downtown Seattle. Family: My husb and, Mark, and I j ust married last year. Hobbies: Cooking, gardming, skipping rocks, beachcombi ng. Why do you like working at KPLU? K P LU is an easygoing place with caring people who love their chosen profess i o n . Mu sic makes us feel. Through my sh ow, I h o p e t o h e l p people connect on a more s p i ri tual level. I want l i s teners

to

e m b race the cal m i n a crazy world, to t h i n k of the

gentleness .

Dick Stein Midday Jazz host and production director Age: 5 7 Years a t KPlU: I 0 Backgrou n d : I haw DJ ' d at top-40, coun try and classical stat ions and hosted rad io p h o ne calk show five years o n KFQD, Anchorage, I was fo rmerly a freelance copywri ter/vo ice talent, c h i m n ey sweep and win dow washer and was the original voice of M i crosoft ' s American Heri tage Dictio nary a n d Dicti onary o f lvl us ical I n strumen ts. Family: Married t o C heryl DeGroot, natio nally known metal s m i th and jewelry designer.

Erin Henn essey, the news director, helps bring in-depth perspective to local, regional and national stones.

Hobbies: Read i ng, coo k i n g and m i d d le-li m i t and no-l i m i t poker. Why do you like working at KPlU? I love ;azz and love the chance to s hare 111)' favori te m usic wi th l i steners.

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Public radio requires public support In order ro do all this, the station depends on support from l i s teners. KPLU runs on a $4 m i llion annual b udget, with $3.5 m illion coming fro m the com m u n i ty. O f that, $2.3 m il lion came directly from l i s teners t h i s year, a n d $ 1 . 2 m i llion fro m u nderwri ting - support from corporate donors. Regular fund drives, i n which donors are u rged over the air to give during dedicated weeks, bring i n many of the dollars, and special events - l i ke the popular Jazz Cruises on Puget Sound - make u p the rest o f the budget. Thousands of people sail on the brunc h crui ses, now in their 1 2 th year, ro hear live m usic from performers l i k e G reta Matassa and Pearl Django.

Reporters plan ror the day's coverage during a meetmg at th e Northwest

News Center in SeatUe F rom left are

Bellamy Pallthorp, Paula Wissel, Jennifer

Nlessen a n d Enn Hennessey.

University and station support each other \Vhik PLU holds the license tor the radi o station and all KPLU s taff members are also u niversi ty e m p loyees, the station operates nearly independen dy. PLU s u p足 ports the station wi th i n frastructure, allowing i t ro operate without any daily over足 head, but the station is o therwise self-supporting. "The infrastructure is provided by the university, and that i s a great gift," Neeb said. Both entities have s igned an edirorial i n tegrity statement, so the station holds au thority over what i t broadcasts and how it portrays stories, without i n terference from the university. KPLU also has a com m i tment ro PLU students, and has e m ployed dozens over the years. The station has becom e home ro several PLU alums and has helped launch the broadcast careers o f many PLU graduates. Years ago, Cohn started an overnight shift for a student that continues roday. Assistant S tation Manager Swanson started work at KPLU as a student i n 1 985 and worked his way up the ranks over the years. He serves as adviser ro the student station KCCR/ K 1 03 , and has recru i ted talent fro m there to KPLU. O ther graduates who s tayed on at KPLU include evening jazz host Abe Beeson '93 and Craig Coovert '00, who m anages \X!eb resources. Other successfu l KPLU alums include Kevin Ebi '95, business editor at K I RO in Seattle; Dale Comer '02, who is an assistam producer for Jones Radio Ne[work, which produces the syndicated evening " Deli lah" show; Stephen Kilbreath '92, who is on the air at K U B E in Seattle; G reg Schiefcrstein '88, news director of Evening Post Television, KPAX-TV in M i ssoula, Mont.; and Adrienne \\filson '99, a Morning Edition host tor an NPR station in Wichita. David Christian '59 worked as chief engineer at PLU for more than 40 years before his recem retiremem and was instru足 memal in the fou nding and expansion of KPLU. The u niversi ty believes KPLU i s a h uge benefit. " We ' re proud that K PLU i s an in tegral part o f the un iversity," President Loren J Anderson said. " I t s howcases for the emire region our com mitment to quality, excellence and Ii felong education and our dedication to com m u nity service . " [ill

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88 . 5 FM


Parents Council helps alumni renew connection to PLU n the fal l of

1 972

we lVere PLU

s o p h o m o res, absorbed in donn liv­ ing ... having d a tcd fo r a year. . . a m b l i ng

coward o l l r eventual m aj o rs . . .

t h riving i . n col l ege l i fe. Th ere is n o way we could h ave i m agi ned ourselves now,

30

years later, ba.ck on campus, parents

of not one, but two PLU students, and official members of the u nivers i ty's Parems Cou ncil. (Old friends read i n g t h i s m a y have a hard time i m a gi n i n g t h is even now!) B u t, it's t r u e . \Ve mar­ ried, raised two terrific daughte rs who, each i n her own way, came to t h e deci­ sion to attend PLU, leading us to a

(Left to right) Terry '75 and M a rtha ( S i m pson '75) Te i g e n with d a u ghters R a c h e l '02 a n d Lara '05

renewed connection with our a l m a mater a n d our past, w h i le also vicarious l}' experi e n c i n g w h at the com m lin ity off ers to t h i s generation of studen ts. a

college educa­

tion rooted in the 2 1 st century. At the same ti m e , t h ey

a rc

fi nding on t h i s

campus t b e s a m e d e e p - se a ted con nec­ tion to people and pu rpose that goes far beyon d career p r e pa ration . O u r o l dest ,

Rachel '02,

December wi t h

a

i pating i n c h o i rs, theater, campus min­ istry and rel a ti o n s h i p s wi th faculty and fri ends t h at will last a

a

l i fetime. Lara

2002-2003

Terry

Spokane, Wash.

'05

sophom o re n u rs i n g major, lov­

i n g l i fe i n Pflueger, serving on the

'75

Vancouver, Wash.

Dan and S usan Berenrson,

Tom and Wendey Weathers,

Burlington, Wash.

Spanaway, Wash.

Will i am a nd A n n e Buck, chai rs,

Tim and Sue Wo l b re c h t,

Portland, are.

Redmond, Wash.

Randy and J e a n n e Castel l o,

To reach a Parents C o u n c i l member, call A l u m n i and Parent Relations a[

J a n and A n n H ockert,

2 5 3-535-74 1 5

Vancouver; IV,lsh.

Becki Greetan, and Mary Ellen (Ezell

'77)

G u lsrud, Spokane, Wash. Dan

('77)

or e-mail aiuHlni(fV plu. edu. [[)

Spring Family Weekend

Bremerton, Wash.

('76)

'75)

B i l l and Yvo n ne Van Nostr:l n ,

Alexandria, Va.

Peter

a n d M a n h a (Simpson

Teige n, Seattle, Wash.

Honolulu, Hawaii

gra d u �m s t h i s

degree i n m u s i c edu­

cat i o n , afrer fou r e n r i c h i n g years partic­

is now

B i l l and Rosemary Srewar[,

Tom and Kathryn Baerwald,

PLU has chan ged. O u r c h i l d re n are defi n itely expe rienc i ng

Parents Council

and Linda (Alexander

'77)

2003

Mark your calendars for this spring's family Weekend, Feb. 28-March 2.

d o rm council, wo rking several on-ca m­

Jami e s o n , Oma/�, Wash.

Family Weekend provides a special

pus jobs and fi n d i n g P L U to b e the

M a ry Lou Knudsen and J i m Berg, Eagle Rh'cr, Alal'ka

opportunity for you and your student to

right fi t. As we serve on the Parents Council, i t i s our p leasure t o work w i t h o t h e r par­

John

'68

and S h i rley (C raft

'69)

Oak ley,

Billings, Mont.

spend other

the weekend together meeting

PLU families and experiencing

university life.

Whether you are

ents and, when the opportu n i ty arises,

Paul and Lynn (Nestby

to do o u r best to a nswer t h e questions

POI"t Orchard, l'(Iash.

o f those con s i d e ring PLU fo r their son

Tom and Mary Renne,

o r daugh ter. Finding the right co l l ege

West Linn, are.

can be a d a u n t i n g task. For those fo r

Sharo n Schauss,

whom PLU is that place, we h o p e they

FircI"cst, Wash.

family, we Invite you to campus! For

cal1 fi nd t h e i r way here.

C h uc k and Linda S p iedel,

more infonnation, call 253-535-741 5.

By 1i'rry

'75 alld .v/,zrrha (Simpson '75) Teigen

'77)

Olson,

parents

of a first-year student or soon­

to-be graduate, or have a family

of

your own, as part of our extended

PW

Boise, Idaho

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Trainer Gary Nicholson worked with the pros but prefers the Lutes or Gary Nicholson, rhere have been a lor o f years and rhou­ sands o f rolls o f rape berween C hicago Cubs shortstop Ernie gank s a n d P L U s h orrsrop Chris Ullom. N icholson, PLU's longrime arhlecic rrai. ner, has been raping ankles and ser­ cil g bro ken bones--and reaching how to rape ankles and ser broken boncs­ since coming on board o n a parr-rime basis in 1 973. Arh leres, and rhe arhlerics program, are berrer for his involvemcm. " Few peop 1t:, in my ex perience, berrer exemplify rhe meaning of rrue servam," says Dr. Paul Hoserh, arhleric d i recror and dean of rhe School of Physical Educarion. Ironically, Nicholson never imended ro be an arhleric rrainer. G rowing u p in rhe small sourhern Idaho rown of Jerome, he dreamed of a career in med­ ical law. H e arrended College of Idaho (now Albertson College) in Caldwell as a pre-law major who also happened to be a cemer on rhe baskerball ream. "My second year rhere (rhe coaches)

b roughr in a b igger and berrer p layer," recalls Nicholson. In fan, rhar bigger

Nicholson pursued his new dream in graduare school ar Indiana Un ivers i ty,

and berrer player was a scoring wonder

rhen rhe only school in rhe country

named Tafr Jackson, who ser a school

o ffering a masrer's degree in arhleric

record by averaging 33 poims pcr

rrain ing. Ar Indiana he worked wi rh a

game. N icholson was lefr wirh a couple

Rose Bowl foorball ream, a top-ranked

o f oprions. Eirher learn how to handle

men's soccer ream, and a swi m m l l1g

rhe ball berrer as a forward, o r become

ream rhar i ncluded seven-rime Olympic

rhe ream's arhleric rrainer, which rhe

gold medal isr M ark S p i rz.

school d idn'r have. The larrer oprion was p resented only

Afrer graduarion, N icholson's con­ necrion wirh rhe C h icago Cubs paid off

because N icholson had been rak i ng

in a posiri o n wirh rbe ream's Class AAA

some med ical-relared classes as parr o f

m i n o r league ream in Tacoma. Nor

h i s e m phasis in medical law. H e decid­

only was rhe newly married 23-year-old

ed ro rake rhe firsr srep down rhe parh

responsible for rhe healrh and well­

rhar led h im r h rough major league

being of rhe Cu bs' top-level minor

baseball and evemually to PLU.

league players, he was pLaced in charge

D u ring rhe summer momhs berween

of all of C h icago's minor league rrain­

his fi nal two years ar College of Idaho,

ers and o f rhe Cubs' p layers ar wimer

N icholson hooked on as arhleric rrai n­

insrrucrional league i n Arizona. H e

e r for rhe Caldwell Cubs, a roo kie

became r h e assisram arhleric rrainer for

league ream

rhe Cubs rhree years larer. A year afrer

111

rhe Ch icago Cubs' sys­

rem . "The manager rhere said rhar if I srudied and was in teresred, I probab ly could advance in (professional) base­ ball (as an arhleric rrainer)," says N icholson. H is riming was perfen; pro baseball was jusr rhen p u rring a srronger e m phasis on arhleric rraining.

Tra i n e r G a ry Nicholson l e a d s Chris Linderm a n off the field aher the p l ayer suffered a c o n c ussion at the Homecoming g a m e .


from the program. Many of those graduates work in col lege or high school athletic departments. Devin Dice '89 works on the professional rodeo tour. One graduate who stayed close to home is Jen (Th ompson '98 '99) Thomas, now assistant athletic director and assistant athletic trai ner at PLU. S h e has been associated with Nicholson fo r ni ne years, fi rst as a stu­ dent, now as his assistant. " He helped foster m)' in terest in aci1letic training as a potential career," says Thomas. "I really en joyed the injury pre­ vention class that he was tcaching." That led to her working in the athletic trai ning room starring as a sophomore. Other than a brief time at Puyallup High School, Thomas hJS been a fix ture

N i c h o lson, talking with Lind erman, is on hand to d e a l with players' injuries.

at PLU. "We had one of the best pro­ granls in the conference in terms of

that, in 1 9 72 , he was the head tramer.

weeks in the Arizona desert fo r spring

being able to have hands-on experience

training, fol lowed by long mont hs in

and havc h i m help us," says Thomas.

and later fi rst baseman Ernie Banks (he

either Ch icago or Seattle, t h e n trips

"\Ve were allowed to actually experience

of the famous " I t's a great day EO play

back to Arizona fo r winter instruction­

doing thi ngs and figure it Out along the

twO" li ne), s luggi_ng th i rd baseman Ron

al baseball.

way, and Gary was there with guidance."

((Beyond the expected work of

Spo rts medicine c l i n i c in 1 9 73 , with

This was the_ C u bs team of sho rrsEOp

Santo, h i tter extraord i n aire and

OLlt­

fi elder B i l ly Williams and fe iscy manag­ e r Leo "The Lip" D u rocher. That s u m m e r of 1 9 73, Nicholson

athletic trainer and teachel"y

se rved as the ath letic trainer fo r the National League All-Star team, man­ aged by S p arky Anderson. Among the players he worked with were home run c h a m p ion Hank Aaron fro m Atlan ta, C i n cinn ati Reds legends J o h n ny Bench and Pete Rose, Ncw York Mets pitching ace Tom Seaver and San Francisco G i ants s l ugger Willie M c Covey. Nicholson eventually m oved back EO

Nicholson also started a weekly doctors evaluating student athletes J nd their i nj u ries. The doctors help at PLU football games Jnd at other

Gary is constantly lookingfor

championsh ip events as needed. The

ways to help ma/?e this place

M u eller, Dr. Dale H i rz, Dr. Art Owlin

better. No task is too small. » -Dr. Palll Hoselh Add in the long d ays on the road, including an 1 8 -day road trip with the

p rogram s tarred with Dr. Stan and Dr. Wouter Bausch. In the int er­ ve ning years, Dr. Steve Teeny and Dr. Peter Krumins have stepped i n . Hoscth says Nicholso n's r o l e goes well beyond his ti tle. "Beyond the expected work of arhletic trai ner and

the Pacific Northwcst as trai ner fo r the

Mari ners that he recalls ruefully, and

teacher, Gary is constantly looking fo r

fledgling Seattle M ariners, where he

Nicholson saw the need fo r a m o re sta­

ways to h e l p make this place better.

stayed until 1 9 8 2 . Wh ile with Seattle,

ble l i fe. "With the kids in school, you

No task is too smal l . My greatest fear

he served as the American League's ath­

jLlst weren't able to be i nvolved i n their

is that at some poine Gary will retire.

letic trai n e r fo r the 1 9 7 9 A l l - S tar game

activities," he says. Besides, " baseball was

His contri b ut ions, on many fro nts and

at the K i ngdome, earn i ng the d i stinc­

changing and go ing a d i rection I wasn't

fo r decades, have been i m m easurab le."

tion as the o n ly person EO se rve as head

enjoying with the high-priced players."

athletic trainer fo r both leagues i n the " m i d-summer classic."

When given a chance to become the ful l- t i m e trai ner at PLU, where he had

His l i fe in baseball gave Nicholson an

worked fro m 1 9 73 t h rough 1 9 8 2 dur­

opportunity EO meet baseball stars, twO

i n g the baseball off-season, Nicholson

p reside n ts (Ric hard Nixon and Gerald

ju mped at the oppo rtu nity.

Ford), and a s mattering of movie stars

In addition to doing the hands-on

While Ni cholson has given a lot to PLU, he appreciates what he gets in re tu rn. "In the college setting, you infl u ­ ence kids m o r e t h a n y o u do i n t h e pros. A l o t of these players wi l l come back and see yOll at alu m n i games or

such as Jonathan Wi neers, Dean Martin

work of an J.lhletic trai ner, Nicholson

H o meco ming, or they may phone o r

and Frank Si natra. For the fi rs t 10

started an a t hletic training specializa­

email wanting i n formation abo u t something," says Nic holson. " You

years of their marriage, however, Gary

tion. Though the specialization no

and his wife, Lau ra, lived in 23 d i ffe rent

longer exists, the victim of the squeeze

wo u l d not see that in profess ional

h o uses or apanments as they traveled

between National Athletic Trainers

sports. Part of you goes with the stu­

fro m one location EO another for Gary's

Association regulations and the

dent whcn they leave."

work. As the season started, there were

school's budget, S 1 stu dents graduated

III fl), Nirk D'/tI.'SOil

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Homecoming crapbook �l6f1) Guttorm '47 and Inger

Gregersen enjoy the Golden C l u b B r u n c h at the G o n y e a House with Evelyn �Johnson '39) Svendsen.

�Left) Cro o n i n g their smooth jazz

sounds at the A p p l e Festival are Cliff Colon ' 01 , Marcus Hurd a n d Sommer Stockinger '01 .

�BottQml Tra i n i n g him ea rly, Renee (Nubgaard '921 Zimmerman and

h u sband Eri c k brou g ht five-day-old Austin Cole Zimmerman ( p e r h a p s the Class of ' 2271 to Homecoming festivities.

(Top ) Catc hing up at the b ru n c h for t h e Class o f 1 957 a r e Bob Stuhlmiller '57 and his wife, Willy (Anderson '59). 2002 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS


(Left) PLU staff a nd fa c ulty p er足 forme d a skit known as "Rea lity Down Unde r, " durin g Ho m ec omin g's tra ditio nal Son g fest c omp etitio n.

(Left) Gary N ordma

rk '72 and his wife, Tree na, with A lu m ni m em b er D ennis Howard Bo ard '64 g et rea dy to ch ee r On th e lute fo O te a m. tba ll

(Left) Student Alu m ni Ass ociation me mb ers paint the ir bla c k an d gold at the Ho m eC Om in g footba ga me . ll

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(left) Enjoying a

c u p of coffee together at the Homecoming alum足 n i tent are c l assmates Wat Ball '56 a n d Dick DeJardine '57,

(Right) H e ritage Lecture speakers

and former directors of Residential Life: Jeremy Stri n g e r, J e ff Jord a n . lauralee Hagen '75. '78, R i c k Allen a nd Tom Huelsbeck.

(left) Student Alumni Asso c i ation members re ign i n Board of Regent C h a i r G a ry Severson at their Involve ment Fair tent.

28 PlU SCENE WINTER 2002 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS


I

(Bottom) Ro n lerch '61

Congratu

lates Distin guishe d Alu mnu s Ge ne leMay '62 , at the Home co min g Awa rds G ala . Lerch no m ina ted Le M ay.

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M any alu m ni too k a dv ' "' ' ''' '' antag e ''' h" ,'d" ",, ,," " te nt. ",

(B

otto m) Cla ss mates s h are stori es at the Tac o m a Co untry a n d Golf Clu b Re u nio n e vent.

(left) Amand a KO/

er '03 e nter­ tains (a nd thrills !) the crowd with fire jug glin g at the Ho me co min g Awards G ala .

ALU MNI NEW S & EVEN T S..;. >-,-=_ __ ...


t!:i

al

Alu m n i Recognition Award Nominations Awa rds �1rl:' gi \?u each year [ 0 a l u rn n i .

a n d past swdents a n d fri e n ds o f the

Student Alumni Association prepares for the future

un iversity. I nstill

WI thi n

swdents the idea that

their i nvolvement with the u n iversi­ ty can and should be a l i felong

friends a n d studen t s for ou[sra n d i n � ... a c h i evC'tllCnrs and years of service.

com m i tm e n t.

NOlll i n a riol1s nlllsr i nclude support i ng

Assist the O ffice of A l u m n i and

letters ,lOd be returned to the Off,ce of

Parent Relations and the A l u m n i

A l u m n i and Pare nt Rdations by Feb. 3,

Board i n servi ng t h e u niversity by:

2003. Here arc the cate gories:

l i n k i n g i ts past by celebratin g its

Distinguished Alumnus Award

heritage; I ts present by supporting

Through years of dedication and scrviCt\

its programs, and its future by

this a l u m n us has ach ieved professional

ens u ring i rs s tJbili ty.

o r vocJ.rinnal d i s ri n ction.

Elisabeth Pynn '03, a senior fro m Waln u t Creek Cal i f. , is the first execu­ tive d irector of this student organiza­

Outstanding Alumnus Award Awarded ro an a l u m n u s , b eyond

tion. The other members of the leader­ 15

years of graduation, who h � s excelled i n a

he S tudent A l u m n i Association

special area of l i fe.

started in the fall o f 200 1 when a

\ O I R M )�',IJ;\iU

grou p of seven studen ts began meeting wee k ly with Lauralee Hagen '75, '78, d i rector for A l u m n i and Parent

Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award Awarded to an a l u m n us, within

1 5 veats

of gra d uation, who has excelled in

� spc­

eial area of I i i". ](

Relations. Their goal was to create a new PLU student organization that would not o n ly ass ist the A l u m n i and Pare n t

ll lt :-,;( 1 ,\ 1 1 ('-; 1 1

A\\'ankd tll an a l u m n u s for ycars of d isti nguished

:-;L�I"\'iC(' to the u n i ve rs i ty.

YllU: N ( I \ l I " l . I

Awarded to an alull1 nus or fricnd o r' th e lIn iv�r�i[y w h o has u n iquely S(TVl�d t h e UI1 1\'('r�l ry. YllL'R

:-':t

� \l1.·'· LI.

Awarded to an alumnus who has clemnn ­ strated o u tstand i n g volunteer leaders h i p

i n gful ways. In s h o rt, they ho p e d

a te Ilew a lld betrn ways

[0

to

cre­

ra i s e loyal

Lutes, which has beco m e t h e i r slogan.

bers of the S ru de nt Alumni Association began

[0

recognize a l l the p o t enti a l ben­

e fi ts of engaging cu rrent sruden ts i n the work of the al u m n i office and the alum­

Assoc i a t i o n ( SA A) officially became a c a m p u s organization recognized by AS PLU last s p r i ng. Fifteen students

Team, an aggressive and dynamic set o f p la n s was developed, and at fal l orienta­

tion, the new Student A l u m n i

m e n t to the u n i vers i ty and tht' a l u m n i a s�oci:lrion.

'03 (Caldwe l l , I d a ho), Jil lian Oark '03

(Red d ing, Calif), Solveig B e rg '05 (Martinsdale, Mont). C harter mem­

b e rs who haw now graduated ll1 c l u de H e a the r Dewey '0 1 (Gresh a m , O re.), a nd N i c h o las Gorne '02 (Gi g Harbor, Wa sh.). Contact

saa,@piu. edu or 2 5 3 - 5 3 5 -74 1 3 .

Alumni College 2003 at Holden Village ark your call'l1dar for Pacific Lutheran University Al u 111 III College A u gus t 1 7-22, 2003. This year's coll ege , t aug h t by several PLU

Associ ation w a s i mroduced t o t h e emire

faculty and staff, will be held at Holden

student body.

Village, located i n t h e mountains near

The p u rpose of the PLU Stud el1t A l u m n i Assoc iation is to:

Chelan, Wash. All PLU alumni, parents, and friends are invited to corne for a fam­

Promote Pacific Lutheran

ily vacation or a personal retreat. Call

U niversity, as well as its i n teres ts

Alumni and Parent Relations at 800-

and goals, among future, curren t

30 PlU' SCENE WINTEB 2002 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS

(Kapa'a, H a wa i i), Lama Young 'OS

n i a ss ocia t i o n .

were named to the SAA Leaders h i p

str:Jted poten t i a l for a l i felong com m it­

(Westmin ster, Col o.), Li z Hood '04

'04 (Fi rcrest, Was h .), Amy Kostelecky

YOl R "�l ):\1 [ N t r

Brian C. Olson Student leadership Award

(Honolulu, Hawaii), Tim Vialpando '02

'05 ( Puyall u p , Wash.), Kristyn S m i thers

and/or servicc to t h e i r com m u n i ty.

Awarded to a student who has demon­

(Sand , M i n n . ) , A bby B uc k '03 (Portland, O re.), Patrick Marquardt '02

connect alu m n i and students in mean­

T h e r e s ult IV J S t h e S tu d e n t A l u m n i Alumni Service Award

(Portland, O re.), Amanda McCarty '04

m i n g efforts, but also wou ld work to

Exc i te m e n t grew as the ch a rrer mem­ Special Recognition Award

(Gresham, O re.), Erin McLaugh l i n '05 (Waverly, Iowa), SCOtt S tau ffer '05

(S a m m a m i s h , Wash . ) , Nova Sc ha u ss

Relations o ffice with their program­ Heritage Award

ship team include Doug Baxter '03

ALUM-PLU for reservations. ffil


Te a c h e r u s e s F u l b ri g ht to b ri n g S o uth Afri c a n ex p e ri e n c e h o m e

B a rnes talks with A l b i e S a c h s, f a m e d a n t i ­ a p a rt h e i d activist and j u s t i c e on South Afri ca's new co nstitut i o n a l c o u rt.

Me red ith B a rnes '97 sta nds in front of p e n g ui n s at the C a p e of Good H o p e , the so uthwest point on the African c o ntinent.

panaway Lake High School social

nous c u l t u res i n South Africa and thei r

s t u d i es and Engl i s h teac her

role i n c o m m u n i C)' l i fe. S r u dylng both

Barnes visited the Phoenix settlement in D u rban where Ga ndl1i lived a l d Robben

the s p i r it ual and material aspects o f

Island in Cape Town, where Mandela was

s rudying ab road doesn't end a fter col­

t h e society, she gai n e d u nders tand i n g

locked up for

lege. Her i n n'rest in c i vi l disobedience

o f t h e c o mplex relations h i ps between

highlight was meeting Albie Sachs, a jus­

took her all t h e way to the o t h e r s i d e of

the two.

tice o n South Africa's new constitutional

M e red i t h Barnes

'97

proves l h at

Uarnes inte racccd with S o u t h African

the world.

1 8 years. Another personal

court and a white anti-apartheid activist

anists, trad i t i o nal med ical practition­

who was permanen tly i njured in a car

Hays rec i p i e m to j o u rney to South

ers, edu cators and scient i s ts who work

bomb attack in

Africa lasl su mm er. Tbe p restigious

toward ra i s i n g t h e social value and

F u l b righ t-H a)'s S e m i n ars Abroad

status of i n d igenous k n owledge an d i ts

us a greater sense and apprec iation o f

Program p rovidcs s h o r t -term srudy and

i n tegra t i o n i n to modern s o c iety.

who w e are as A me ricans," Barnes said.

Barnes was selected as a F u l b right ­

" O u r society doesn't realize h ow

travel scmi nars fo r social sc iences and

1 988.

"The experi ence in S o u t h Africa gave

This term, she is i nterning fo r che

h u manities ed ucators. Barnes, along

m u c h we can learn fro m i n d igenous

with 1 5 teachers and p ro fessors fr om

cult ures," Barnes sai d . "I lea rned sever­

She has m a d e prese n tations to teachers

arou n d the U n i ted States, spent August

al s k i l l s 1 can use as a teacher."

about i n d i ge n o u s cultu res and created

Barnes also foc u sed on the h istory of

studying in South Africa, foc u s i n g p r i ­

\1(las h i ngto n Ed ucation Association.

curriculum o n South A frica fo r the

marily o n t h a t count ry's i n d igenous

passive res istance. South Africa was her

Educational Resources I nfo rmacion

tribes.

first c h o i ce fo r s r u d y, mai nly because

Cen ter (ERIC), che world's largest data­

o f her i nte rest in M ahatma Gan d h i and

base of e d ucation i n fo rmation. Barnes

"It was a d ream come true," Barnes sai d . "There's n o better way to ge t the sense o f Sou t h African c u l tu re, trad i­

_

Nelson M a n d e l a . Man d el a was j ai l e d

plans to teach ab out aparc heid, n o n ­

fo r

violen c resistance, and posc-apartheid

26

years for his resistance move­

t i o n a n d h i s tory than accually being

ments against apan h e i d , and Gan d h i

Somh Africa, when she recu rnS to che

there."

s p e n t m o re than

classroom i n January. ffil

Barnes learned u p close abo u t ind ige-

20

years fig h ti n g fo r

I n d ians in South Africa.

IlJ' f)rell' IirollJll

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alumni profiles Te en g ra d uate took the fast tra ck th roug h l aw sc h o o l

N a t h a n S c h l i c h e r '�O sta n d s i n the law oHice overlooking Seattle's Ell iott Bay. H e p l a n s to conti n u e p ra c tic i n g law pa rt-time w h i l e i n m e d i c a l s c h o o l a t the U n iversity of Washi ngton.

a ehan Schlicher '00 h a d a greae college experience ac PLU: He

"I .IUSI' s k i p ped fou r grades along che \va)'," h e said modesdy when explai ning

"I wen e co h igh school, rhe senior prom, PLU dances," he said. " I d i d all

enjoyed res i d ence h a l l l i fe i n

h i s a c c c le ra rcd aca.d e m ic course. " I 'd

chose chings so I didn'c lose any social

Scuen Hall, played i neramural spores,

carch u p co my class, rhen gel' a l iede

growch and developmene."

mel' his girl friend his frl'sil man year,

bic ahead. I do work hard, b u r rhings

accended Ho mecoming dances and

do come a lirde easier co me."

worked as a celemarkecer see k i ng dona­ cions from alumnI. He finished college - wich a d o uble major in biology and policicaI science

-

in only ch ree years. By chen, he was only 17, believed co be PLU's yo ungesc Now 19

He says his memory allows him

CO

-

an age when many college

age 14, bu I' he never really had any

remember e h ings, even i f he's only

problems. Clearly brigh I' and driven,

heard or seen ehem once or cwice. ThaI'

Schlicher is also personable, friendly,

makes learning - and receneion of chac knowledge - much s i mpler.

arriculace and funny. H e possesses

While he was seill in elemeneary school in S ilverda le , Wash . , Schlicher

grad u ace .

H e admics some people fo und him an odd i cy when he appeared ac college ac

wou l d walk u p ehe hill co Ridgecop

srudenes are jusc secdi ng on a major,

J u ntOI' High School for cerrain co u rses.

Schlicher has a law d eg ree from che

He graduared from Ceneral Kicsap

Universiry of Washing con, a job wich a

H igh School in 1 9 9 7

ma[Uriry beyond his years b u r doesn'r have any s uperior air abo u r h im .

" 1 always h ad fun wicb people who cried co make a poine of i I'," he said. While researching col leges, Schlicher was d rawn co PLU, where his mom,

downeown Seacde firm, a n d he's on his

a r age 14. " I I' always seemed n o rmal co me, b ur

way coward a medical degree. Schlicher

in rerros pecr, ic i s a licrle weird," he said

he could l ive on-campus and enjoy a

was che law school's youngesc grad uace

wtrh a s m ile.

rradicional college l i fe. Some colleges

and che fi rsc s[Udene ever co complcce

U n l i ke many orhers wirh h i s

his courses in cwo years rache r chan che

advanced learning c apab i l i r i es he

scandard ch ree-year course.

d i d n ' r s ki p hi g h school alcogel' her.

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Carol '75 earned h e r n ursing degree. He waneed a s maller school, and one where

place res rriccions on where )'ou nger

,

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Class Re presentative positions a v a i l a b l e: 1935, 1 937, 1 939, 194 1 , 1 9 42, 1 943, 1 944, 195 1 , 1 952, 1 960, 1 965, 1978, 1 981, 1 986, 1988, 1991, 1 992, 1993, 1 995, 1 999

1945 Class Represen tative - Anna belle Birkestol

1 946

1 936 Class Representative - Volly ( N o rby) Grande

1 93 7

firmation a n d Bethel teacher a n d Bible

school i n Tacoma for a few years then

study leader. H e r other ac tivities includ­

took a position as a school psychologist

ed JeHerson House c o m mittee, PLU Yule

for the m i l itary i n several foreign coun­

Boutique and S c a ndinavian Days. Nancy

tries. H e was preceded in d e a th by his

is s u rvived by her husband; daughters,

daug hter, Terry Ann.

Elizabeth and Ca rolyn; son, Patrick; a n d s e v e n grandchildren.

Class Representaltve - Isa bel ( H a rstad) Watness

1 947

Agnes ( M o h n ) Holman died J u l y 2 2 , 2001

Terry Mclean died J u l y 28. Terry taught

1955 Class Representative - P h y l l i s G ra h n

1958

Carroll

C l a s s Representative - Don C o rn e l l a n d

Class Representative - Gerald Lider

D a v i d Knutson

Eldon Davis died July 1 4. Aher PLU,

after a long illness. Agnes taught in the H i g h l i n e School District for 34 years. For

Tom Hoskins had his lifetime second

Eldon completed graduate studies in

the last 15 years o f her career, she spe­

hole-in-one g o l f shot on Sept. 11 in Sun

business m a n a g ement a t UCLA. H e had a

cialized in teaching visually h a n d i c apped

C i ty West, Ariz. Tom a n d his wife, Nancy

35-year c a reer with the U . S . Postal

ch ildren. Agnes is survived by her t h r e e

(Magnussen) '59, live in this retirement

Service in Albany and Salem, Ore. He

sons, Virgil, R a l ph, and Lloyd; e i g h t

community.

retired i n 1 989 a s assistant postmaster in

196 1

S a l e m and field supervisor of all post

Class Representative - Ron Lerch

g r a n d c h i l d r e n and s i s t e r Gladys M. Terry

'60

of Anchorage.

1 938

wife, Carole, moved to Sisters, Ore.,

Cl ass Representative - Norene (Skilbred)

where he was an a c tive community vol­

1 962

G ul h a u gen

unteer. His service i n c l u ded serving on

C l a s s Representative - Dixie (Likkel)

the board of the Sisters Rodeo

Matthias

1 949

Association, youth mentoring, and volun­

Class Representative - Luther Watness

in Old Main ( H a rstad Hall) at PLU. He graduated from high school and earned a bachelor of a rt s a n d professional degree

C l ass R e p resentative - Edna ( H aglund)

varsity basketball a n d baseball teams.

Dorothy

where h e served a s president of the c o n g regation. P a u l v o l u nteered ,n many ways including as a charter member a n d top recruiter f o r PLU's

Q C l u b , receiving

the 2000 President's Award. Paul is survived by h i s wife of 59 years, Nina

(Anderson) '41; sons Larry '67 and

1 952 Milton Hanson and his wife, H el e n ,

La rs on '33.

Johnson

B i l l ings and Judy Perry

Darrell; a n d 18 grandchildren.

1 964 Class R e p resentative - Kathy (Taylor)

Class Representatives - G i nny ( G ra hn)

Edlund

Haugen and Clarene (Osterli) Johnson

1 965 Norma Borgford i s serving as interim

Sandra Bowdish Kreis was installed as

a Lutllera n conti n u i ng care facility. They

pastor at Wilbur (Wash.) Lutheran

associate pastor at St. C h ristophe r's

previously lived in Colorado. Their son,

C h u rch. S h e is living i n the parsonage.

c h e m istry at St. Olaf College.

C o mmunity Church Aug. 4. Sandra, a pastor in the Eva ngelical Lutheran

Robert, is a n associate professor of

larry Eggan attended h i s 50th h i g h s c h o o l reunion in S p o k a n e on S e p t . 2 1 .

Church in America, will join with an Episcopal priest to Serve this Episcopal Mission. She i s the first pastor and St.

1953

The n e x t day he flew t o Boston to h e a r

Christo pher's i s the first pa rish in

Class Representative - Helen-Joanne

his s o n defend h i s P h . D . at M I T. H i s son

Southwest Washington to honor the

(Enger) Olsen

has had breakthrough results in cloning

" C a l l ed to Common Mission" agreement

mice a n d h a s two patents pending.

adopted by the ELCA and Episcopal

1954 Class Representative - Iver H a u g e n

ch urch bodies. She previously served in Wash ington churches in C o ncrete,

1 957

Puyallup, and Everett. Sandra and her

C l a s s R e p resentatives - Carol

M u rray Taylor d i e d Aug. 8. Aher PLC,

1 963 Class Representatives - Paula (Heyer)

live at th e Northfield Retirement Center,

1 940 Class Repre sentative - Luella Toso

ter, K a r n a ; stepsons, D a n, Rick, a n d

moved t o Northfield, M i n n . , in A p r i l . They

Bruce '92; three grandchildren, Emily '00, J enny and Isaac; a n d brother Edgar

survived b y his wife, s o n s , Keith '77,

1956

Paul w a s a teacher a n d principal a t the Parkland School. He was a lifelong

teering a t Habitat for H u m a n ity. E l d o n i s

Kevin '79, Kerry, Kyle, and Kelly; d a u g h ­

1 950

from P L C . He was also a member of the

member of Trinity Lutheran C h u rch,

oHices a c ross m i d - O regon. Eldon and his

1 948

Class Representative -S ta n W i l l i s

Paul Larson d i ed July 24. P a u l was born

1 959 Class Representative - Alvin D u n g a n

Joan (Engstrom) Kennedy d i e d July 1 8.

M urray earned a maste r's in e d u c a tion

Aher PLU, J o a n married Stephen

from the U n iversity of Puget Sound. He

Kennedy '52. She had a teaching career

I B otteOliller! Geldaker and Helen (Jordanger) Nordquist

a n d Joanna (Kreis) Jacobson '97.

and h i s wife, Vera, married in 1941 and

that included schools in Seattle, J a p a n

Merle Hanson was appointed foreman of

they moved to Allyn, Wasil., where he

and P o r t Angeles, w h e r e she retired

the 2002/2003 Fresno ( C a lif) Cou nty

beg a n t e a c h i n g . He flew B-29 airplanes

aher 25 years. In retirement, Joan served

G r a n d J u ry in April. He was a member of

d u ring WWII. Aher the war, he returned

as a court a p p o i nted s p e c i al advocate

the G r a n d Jury i n 2001/2002.

to teach in Fife, (Wash.) schools, where

for underage wards of the court. Joan

h e later served a s a prin c i p a l . He was

a n d Stephen j o u rneyed to Tanza n i a nine

husband, Roger, live in Olympia. They have two grown c h i l d ren, J a c o b Kreis

1966 Class Re presentative - Jack Oliver

1967 Class Representative - Angie

also assistant superintendent in the

times to work with the Lutheran

Nancy ( H alvorson) Doughty died J u l y 26.

Kennewick S c h o o l District and superin­

S e c o n d a ry School and the Lutheran

N a n c y married Judd Doughty '55 in 1955.

tendent of B u r l i n gton, Aberdeen a n d

H o s pital in the Arusha area, where she

S h e worked in the Registra r's OHice a t

Federal Way s c h o o l s , a l l in Washington.

specialized in the education of girls and

P L U lor 1 7 years, retiring in 1 997. N a n c y

He is survived by his wife, four children,

development of lib rary facilities. Joan is

w a s active in her church, Emmanuel

director of development at Tri nity

nine grandchildren, and two great-grand­

survived by her husband; sons Erik and

Lutheran, wllere she served as congre­

Lutheran College in I s s a q u a h , Wash., in

children.

Andrew; a n d d a u g hter Kerry.

gational president; Sunday School, can-

M a rch.

( N icholson) M a g r u d e r

Paul Hartman began a new position as

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1 968

Tammy Skubinna was promoled to pro­

Bruce Neswick, was recently appointed

Class Representative - Michael Ford

fessor at Oregon Siale University. She also continues as a 4-H extension agent and was the Oregon recipient of Ihe Meritorious Service Award from the National Associalion of EXlension 4-H Agenls.

Canon for Music a t St Philip's Episcopal Calhedral in Atlanta, Ga. I n the past few months, he has played an organ recital in Santa Fe and taught on the faculty of week-long workshops at St Olaf College, the American G uild of Organ ists' nalional convention in Philadelphia and at Westminster Choir College i n Princeton, N.J. He also conducted the Wilkes-Barre Course for 1 70 girl, boy and adult choris­ ters, sponsored by the Royal School of Church Music. I n Atlanta, his choristers performed Benjamin Britten's opera, " N oye's Fludde," in the fa ll.

Judy (Read) Jeffery retired from te ach ing

secondary math i n June. She plans to travel, q u i lt, and devote m o re time to choral and liturgical music. J udy and her husband, Argil, will split th eir time ' betwe en Anchorage and Grangeville, Idaho. 1969

Class Represe ntative - Rose (Lanes) Steiner 1 970

Class Representative - Lois (Wehmann) LaCuran 1 971

Class Rep resentative - Joseph Hustad Jr. Steven Wall is the president of Pierce College Puyallup and the president of the Pierce College D istrict. He was honored by his peers with the Earl Norman Leadership Award in July, This award honors a n outsta nding Washington com­ munity college administrator who, through visionary leadership and man­ agement skills, has made significant con­ tributions to education and commu nity. Steven has been at Pierce College since 1978.

1972

Class Representative - Pam (Weeks) Russell 1973

Class Represe ntative - N i kki Martin Doug Henning resigned after 11 years as

associale dean of graduate sludies at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas to a c cept a position as lecturer in psychology and counseling coordinator at European Nazarene College (EuNC) in Buesingen, Switzerland. H e will also assist in esta blishing an assessment and training program for missionaries from Europe and Asia. Doug's wife, Joyce, will be teaching English and ESL courses at EuNC. Julia Jackson Burton returned to the

Tacoma School District to substitute teach. She went to Africa a few years ago with a group of friends and has relurned for more visits. Julia has also been a missionary to Jamaica for 20 years. She plans 10 return at Christmas 10 supervise women's work.

1975

Class Representalive - Ed Voie Rebecca Larson, a pastor of Ihe ELCA in

C anada, was elected to a four-year appoinlment as executive director of the Division for Church i n Sociely of Ihe ELCA, effective Oct. 1 4. Since 1 994 she has served the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) as secretary for research and development, Department for World Service in Geneva, Swilzerland, and coordinated LWF's involvement in the Inlernational Campaign to Ban Landmines, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997.

1 976 Class Representalive - G a ry Powell Kari (Odegard) Nordgren recently started

By Arrangement, a redesign business. She is also a member of Inlerior Redesign Induslry Speciali sts. www.weredesign.com Leslie ( B rownell) Malek works for the

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She was recently promoted to work from Seattle for the headquarters in Washington, D . C .

Class Represenlative - Dave Johnson Rick and Valorie (Andersen) Wigen relo­

cated to the N o rthwest from Boston.

U.S. Army. H e i s taking a three-year leave of a bsence from his job at Weyerhaeuser to assume the position of de puty commanding gen eral and chief of staff of I Corps and Fort Lewis in Tacoma. His previous assignments include the commander of the 70th Regional Support Command and chief of statf of operations for the 124th Army Reserve Command. Before PLU, James received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Arkansas. H e i s also a graduate of the Army's Command and General Staff College and the Army War College.

1979 Class Representatives - D avid and Teresa (Hauskenl Sharkey

Steve and Jill (Gjertson '78) Brown cele­ brated their 251h wedding a nniversary i n J une, traveling i n Europe f o r three weeks. Sieve is i n his 27th year of teach­ ing biology at Air Academy High School i n Colorado Springs, Colo. Jill continues to enjoy teaching first grade a t Chipeta Eleme ntary School. Their daughter, Alayne, is a senior at PLU, and Iheir son, Todd, is a freshman at LUlher College.

Spaces," was recently published by Harper/Collins. In Ju ne, it a p peared o n the San Francisco Chronicl e's bestseller list for the Bay Area. A review by Amy Benfer calling it, "a family epic that has a muted e l egance," appeared in the New York Times on Sept. 29. The book follows a Montana ranching family from 1 9 1 6 Ihrough t h e Great Depression, and clos­ es in 1 946.

1 977

1 98 1

Class Re presentatives - Leigh Erie and Joan (Nelson) Mattich

Teresa (Smith) Akridge, her husband,

James Clymer moved back to the West

Coast after living in South Dakota, where h e worked for Wells Fargo Bank for the lasl 1 2 years. He accepted a new posi­ tion as vice president and portfolio strategist for the home equity division of Wa chavia National Bank i n Sacram ento, Calif. 1 978

director of pastoral care and e d u cation at North Shore University Hos pital in Manha sset, N Y I n March, North Shore was featured on the cover of Modern Maturity magazine a s the best metropoli­ tan hospital i n the U.S.

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1 984

Class R epresentative - Mark Christofferson Andrew Kyllo is a math and science

tea c h e r at Sumner (Wash.) High School. Lasl summ er, he participated in the 2002 Tea chers on Summer Assignmen t pro­ gram giving teac hers hands-on research and field study experience with forest products companies. Andrew's six-week job assignment with Weyerhaeuser allowed him 10 conduct research on vari­ ous alternatives for repl acing, reusing or recycling wax corrugated cardboard. H e plans to take his experience b a c k t o the classroom. Andrew lives i n Sumner with his wife and four children. Tom Layson is

the primary ne\:vs anchor a t News 1 2 New J ersey, a statewide 24hour cable news network. He lives i n Township, New Jersey with his wife of 19 years, Shari, and two sons, J.T., 1 1 , and Brus, 10.

1 980

Class Representative - Phil Waldner Russe ll Rowla nd's first novel, "In Open

Jon Overvold was a ppointed the first

1974

James Collins is a major ge neral i n the

1 983

Class Representative - David Olson

Rick, and their four children, Adam, 1 2, Diana, 10, Marie, 8, and William, 4, moved to Copenhagen, Denmark, where Rick is the Army attache. They were previously in Moscow, Russia, where Rick served at the emba ssy. Teresa is a homemaker. Robert Gohf is the new pastor at G race Lutheran Church i n Cashmere, Wash. He was previously at Shepherd of the Valley in Townsend, Mont., for 15 years.

1982

Class Re presentative - Paul Collard Paul Stumme-Diers was elected bishop

of the Greater Milwaukee (Wis ) Synod. He began his term on Aug. 21 and was installed Nov. 2.

1985

Class Re presentative - Ja net (Oldenl Regge Patricia Heath was ordained J a n . 1 3,

2002, in Denver She serves two church­ es i n I l linois: SI. John's Lutheran in Dorchester and Zio n Lutheran in Shipman. Christopher Bivins, illu strator, and Joni Sensei, author, received the H e n ry Bergh Children's Book Honor from the American Society for the Prevention 01 Cru elty to Animals for their book, "Bears Barg e I n," published i n 200 1 . ASPCA director of humane education, Dr Sheryl D i c kslein Pipe, Ph.D., noted, " N o t only are these books great fun, but they promote a h u m a n e eth i c of consideration for a i l liv­ ing things." Christo pher's oth er books inc lude, "The Perfect Tree" and "The Garbage Monster."

Linene Zimmerman is governor-elect of

the Northwestern region of Soroptimist International of the Americas. She will serve a two-year term before becoming governor for the 2004-2006 biennium. Linette will provide leadership and train­ ing to a bout 4,500 members in 1 1 5 clubs in a five-state area. Soroptimisl is a worldwide organization for women i n management worklf l g through servi ce projects to adva n c e human rights and the status of women.


Robert Ferguson was promoted to senior

of London for six months. In 1 99 1 , he

ed the University of Colorado, B o u l d e r,

regional account manager at Kraft Food

earned a law degree from the U n iversity

where he received a master of sc ience

uct knowledge, strict ethical cond uct

Ingredients and has relocated to DeKalb,

of Arizona. After law school, he moved to

d e g ree in civil engine ering.

a n d outstanding service to qualify.

I I I ., with h i s wife, Beth.

the Las Vegas area where he was a cor­ porate lawyer until he started his own

J 986 Donna (Harpe l ) Copeland d i e d J u n e 1 7 . D o n n a began h e r career as a therapist to "at risR" children at Good Samaritan Mental Health in Puyallup a n d continued as a program m a n a g e r at Behavioral H e a lth Resources of Olympia. S h e was

firm. Todd was a member of the Nevada B a r Association a n d Oregon Bar Association. H e is survived by his wife of 11 years, Deborah ( M a g g ie)' h i s son

Thrivent Fi n a n c i a l for Lutherans was

Erik Johnson and Miki Williamson were married June 22 in Portl a n d , Ore. Erik i s a t e a c h e r at David Douglas H i gh School

company four years ago. She deSigns

1 987. They recently adopted t h e i r d a ugh­

Norvv e gian flag p i n s .

husband a n d d a u g hter; parents, J a c k i e

Mary Eun and her h u s b a n d , John, moved

a n d Fritz H a r p e l ; s i s t e r D i a n e; brothers

to the Chicago area for Mary's job as a

Ron and Russell; and many nieces and

supply c h a i n manager for Weyerha euser.

nephews.

Atlanta. She writes and produces news­

Class Representatives - Sean Neely a n d

Joe Ha l l i s the new owner of Mill Creek Krista (Aronson) Bates has a c c e pted a

(Wash.) Foot

position as assistant p rinc ipal at Ferrucci

viously a t Seanle Foot

Junior High School in the Puya l l u p

Joe a n e n d e d pOdiatry s c h o o l i n t h e S a n

(Wash.) School D istrict. S h e previously

Fra n c i s c o a r e a f o r four years a n d stayed

husband, Jav '89, is a teacher a n d writer.

were married

a c quisition for the U . S . Navy's regional

dren, C o n n o r, 5 and Emma, 2.

Sept. 1 4 in

c o n tracting c e n ter in M a n ama, Bahrain.

Seanle. Julie

The office supports the operational

(Allen) Fenedick

Mark Haskins is a lieutenant c o l o n e l i n

U! I!..o!o.,; =--_ _ _ --J were in th e

t h e U . S . A i r Force. He is c o m m a n d i n g a

wedding pa rty. Fred a n d Becky met i n

fo rvva rd o p e rating location detachment

1985 w h e n they both lived in Ivy H a ll, b u t

on the island of Curacao, Netherlands, Antilles.

Diana Archiba ld's new book, "Domestici�l, I m p e rialism, a n d Emig ration in the Victorian Novel," was

Class R e p resentative - D a n'e n H a m by

I n d ependent S c h OOl District a n d Mic hael

1 993

M e m bers d e monstrate exceptional prod­

Jeff Miller and Stephanie Lund '96 were

u c t knowledge, strict ethical c o n duct

married Feb. 9 in S a l e m , Ore. Steve

URS D i a m o n d . He was recently trans­ ferred from Wilmington, Del., to D u blin, O h i o, to work on A s h l a n d S p e c ialty Chemical remediation projects.

is in sales.

a n d outstanding service to q u alify.

Owens '94, Sean Ward '95, Kate

Thrivent F i n a n c i a l for Lutherans was

Moehring '98, April Revnolds '95 and

formed from the J a n u a ry 2002 merger of

Jordan Iverson were in the wedding

Aid Association for Lutherans a n d

pa rty. Jord a n is the s o n of Ken '92 and

Lutheran Brotherhood.

Jennifer (Jackson '92) Iverson.

Robert R istow is a senior geologist with

Stephanie is a n environmental consult­

Dan Wiersma is a f i n a n c i a l associate at Thrivent Fina n c i a l for Lutherans in Gig Ha rbor, Wash. He recently earned mem­

ant and Jell is the vice-pri n c i p a l of Fern H i l l Elementary School. They live in Puya l l up, Wash.

bership in the Mil lion Dollar Round Table. M e m b e rs demonstrate exceptional prod­

Ann (Sperling) Neal is a registered

Jerry B u l l is involved in the theater

uct knowledge, strict ethical c o n d u c t

nurse in the U.S. Air Force. She is pursu­

s c e n e in Salem, Ore. H e h a s p e rformed

a n d outstanding s e r v i c e t o qu alify.

ing a master's degree in ER/critical c a re

on stage or on the piano for the " M usic

Thrivent Fina n c i a l for Lutherans was

at the University of M a ryland.

Man," " F i d d l e r on the Roof,"

formed from the J a n u a ry 2002 merger of

" Brigadoon," a n d " Joseph and the

Aid Association for Lutherans a n d

Amazing Tec h ni co l o r Dreamcoat." J e r ry

Lutheran B rotherhood.

Steve Marase and h i s partner, Tod d , cel­

also plays piano for the First Presbyterian Church Youth Chorale,

eight years with Aetna, most recently as

recently co-wrote a c h a n c el cantata for

a physician recl uiter, Steve left to pursue

Holy Week based on the hymn, "Were

h i s love of horticulture. He now m a n a g e s

You There," and performed with the choir on its recent tour of the Oregon Coast.

were married on J u n e 29 in Ta coma.

Del Shannon received his professional

John Wolfe '88 a n d Dave Parkhill '88

engineer license from the State of

were in the wedding party. Darin is a

Colorado in July. D e l works in Denver as

teacher a n d c o a c h at Curtis H i g h School

a civil engineer spec i a l izing in geotech­

a n d Jennifer is a teacher at Curtis J u n ior

nical engineering, the use of soil and

High School, both i n Unive rsity P l a c e,

rock as a b ui l d i n g material. He has

Wash.

designed earthen dams, bridge and

She is a P.E. teacher a n d coach.

1 99 1 Youlander Hilton i s the physical e d u c a ­ t i o n resource t e a c h e r at Watkins Elementary School in Newport News, Va. Last spring, she organized and coordinat­ ed a visit from 1 960 Olympic gold medal­

Melanie Kasting i s i n her fifth year of teaching math at Faith Lutheran J unior/Senior High School in Las Vegas. She has plans to adopt a retired racing greyhound.

schools i n the Newport News area.

Samuel Capps i s a fin a n c i a l associate a t James Burgess a n d his wife, Sandra, traveled to Europe i n the fall. With Sandra i n stage f o u r lymphoma, James retired early so they could travel.

b uilding foundations, retaining walls, and stabilization m easures for landslides for

Marla Hardman is i n her sixth year of teaching a t Umatilla (Ore.) H i g h School.

ist Lucinda Williams Adams to four

Darin Ringenbach and J e n nifer Rennie

1 988

pathologist in the San Antonio (Texas)

ship in the Million D o l l a r Round Ta ble.

ebrated 1 0 years together in M a y. After

Minter's E a r l i n g t o n Greenhouse.

Barbados. Kristina is a speech l a n g u age

Wash.

live in Tacoma.

sor of Englisll a t the University of

1 987

Kristina ,price a n d M i c h a e l Navarro were married June 2 1 , on the beach in

the Ham ptons and N e w Orleans. They

Ferraro

Massac husens Lowell.

First Lutheran C h u rch in Poulsbo, Wash. They moved from Iowa to Bremerton,

Spokane. He recently earned member­

lions of British citizens left for the New

tic woman. Diana is a n assistant profes­

Hole, Wyo.

sharing a call as associate pastors at

Christmas pa rty. They honeymooned i n

World, hearth and h o m e were phys i c a l l y

and und ermilled the i d e a l of the domes­

ski and suri bums. They live in Jackson

Thrivent Fin a n c i a l for Lutherans in

C l a s s Re presentative - Lisa ( H u ssey)

ways in which Victorians both promoted

band, Kent, are both pastors and are

Daren Skonord i s a f i n a n c i a l associate at

Press. During the 1 9th centu ry, as mil­

such demogra p h i c shifts affected the

Alison (Whitney) Shane and her hus­

after becoming reacquainted a t a

] 989

very outskirts. T h e book explores how

1 992 Lance Koudele and his wife, H e i d i , are

d i d n't start dating until 1 5 years later

p u blished by t h e University of Missouri

m o v e d from the h e a r t o f the empire to i t s

Clinic.

in the Bay area until he finished his

They live in Puyallup with their two chil­

Hedland '88 and

& Ankle

three-year surgical residency in 1 998.

Becky Roose '89

Eve rett Lee '87

Clinic. He was pre­

Eatonville (Wa s h . ) Middle School. He r

oHicer-in-charge and t h e director of

Gulf.

& Ankle

spent one year as assistant principal at

Richard Bauer i s serving as the d e p u �1

'88, Katherine

casts.

A n g e l Vahsholtz-Anderson

Fred Wier and

n e e d s of the U . S . 5th Fleet in the A ra b i a n

Lutheran Brotherhood.

Heidi Berger accepted a new position as

Tanya67@on/ine.no

ter, S a b ryee, 7. D o n n a is s u rvived by her

Aid Association for Lutherans and

international news producer a t CNN in

1 990

married to M i c h a e l C o p e l a n d on Aug 8,

formed from the J a n u a ry 2002 merger of

and Miki is also a tea c h e r.

Benjamin and daughter S h e l by.

Tanya Ross started an export/import

Members demonstrate exceptional prod­

Thrivent Fin a n c i a l f o r Lutherans in Seanle. He recently earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table. Members demonstrate exceptional prod­ u c t knowledge, strict ethical c o n du c t and outstanding service t o qualify.

Del Lofton is a financial associate at

Thrivent F i n a n c i a l for Lutherans was

projects throughout the Western U.S.

Thrivent Fi n a n c i a l for Lutherans in

formed from the J a nuary 2002 merger of

Todd Nelson died of leukemia June 6.

After earning his bachelor of arts degree

Ta c o m a . He r e c e ntly earned membership

Aid Association for Lutherans and

After PLU, Todd anended the University

i n communications from PLU, Del attend-

i n the M i l l i o n Dollar Round Ta ble.

Lutheran Brotherhood.

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Kevin Pieper has j o i n e d Women's Healtll

'55 offi c iated. Becky Thompson '95 was

graduated from the University 01

from th e UniverSity o f Washington i n

Care c l i n i c at the Willamette Valley ( O re.)

the maid of h o n o r and N i c k Fritz was the

Washington S c hool of Medicine in June.

June. S h e live s i s G e rm a n y.

Medical Center. Kevin s p e c ializes in

best m a n . Ben Dobyns '01 provided the

H e began his family practice residency

obstetrics a n d gyn e c o logy. H e earned his

music. The reception was a t the

at P o m o na ( C a l i f.] Valley C o m m unity

medical der]ree a n d c o m nleted a four­

Japanese P a g o d a a t Pt. Defiance Park.

Hospital. They live on c a m p u s at Fu l l e r.

year residency at the M e d i c a l College of

Many PLU a l u m s and staff attended the

Wisconsin in M i lwaukee.

joyous o c casion.

U n iverSity i n N a mpa, Idaho.

Jennifer H am low recently c o m p leted a master's degree in multicultural c o m m u ­

Peter Prest a n d Anne Maarit Kanala

n i cati o n at D e P a u l U niversity i n Chi cago.

were married on Aug. 1 7 i n Karleby,

S h e i s now the assistant program d e a n

Catherine Overland

Finland.

for the I n stitute for the International

Deborah Rakos and Eric Eriksen were

Paul and Deanna (Dahlke) Ojennus

Class R e p resentatives - D a n Lysne and

E d u cation o f Students, the study a b road

married J uly 21, 200 1 . Deborah is a sixth­ grade t e a c h e r i n the J ::neau (Alaska) S c hool District and Eric i s a n electrical engineer.

David Benson c o mpleted his resi d e n c y in family practice in O l y m p i a and moved to Okinawa, J a pan, with his wife, J e n ny, to practice medicine in the U.S. Navy.

Chris Coovert and Kristin Faubion '0 1

spent a year at P u r d ue University teach­

were married Nov. 1 7, 2001 at G l oria D e i

ing and doing rese a r c h . They are now

Lutheran C h u r c h in Tacoma. Craig

living i n Oma ha, N e b . , where P a u l i s an adjunct assistant professor i n the

Coovert '00 and Katrina (Johnson) Coovert '99 were i n the wedding. Chris i s

D ep a rt m e nt of Classical and Near­

i n his t h i r d year of tea C h i n g s o c i a l stud­

Eastern Studies at Creighton U n iversity.

ies, English and d e bate at G i g Harbor High S c hool and Kristin is a math and

David also completed the Officer

Owen Keefer a c c epted a position as

Indoctrination Course at Officer

assistant professor of c o m p uler s c i e n c e

I n d o c trination S choo l , Naval Education

at Bridgewater (Va.) Col l eg e . H e earned

s c i e n c e tea c h e r at Ford Middle S c hool i n

H e r l o c k e r and N a t e Sears

James Madison University, a master of

arts degree from PLU and a Ph.D. from

civilian profession.

George Mason Un ive rsity in Fairfax, Va. He was previously a c o m p uter consult­ ant and t e c h n i c ian.

M e d i c a l Center at D a llas i n September

Matthew and Rebecca (Snowdon '97) Chase live in Portland, Ore. Matthew is a

200 1 . S h e i s c u rrently a postdoctoral fel­

dentist in Silverton, and R e b e c c a is a

low at the National Cancer Institute in

s p e c i al e d u c ation tea c h e r.

Bethesda, Md.

a c countant a t Oregon Steel M i l l s i n Portland.

were married J u ly 22 i n Yakima, Wash. Ryan received a master of divinity

St. P a u l , Minn., o n May 26. He also c o n­

Class R e p resentatives - Andrew and

c l u d e d four years as high s ch o o l youth

Angela Grim es and Mark H e nry were

Stephanie ( M eriel Tomlinson

director at St. And rew's Lutheran C h u r c h

were married J u n e 23, 200 1 , i n Stava n g e r, Norway. Christopher a n d

i n Mahtomedi, M i n n . R y a n will be ordained this fall and h e a n d J enny will a c c ent a call i n Southern California. Jenny is a worShip d i re ctor.

Mari met while M a ri attended PLU as a

Kristin Bergh i s a tea c h e r at G i g H a rbor (Wash.) High S c hool. She was one of

18

a professor of e c o n o m i c s , both at Case

The Coyote men's and women's basket­

M o l e c ul a r G e netics, a n intensive three­

Western Reserve University in Cleveland,

ball media g u i d e along with the cover for

week workshop funded by the Pfizer

Ohio.

the baseball media guide recently

Foundation and c on d u c te d at the D o l a n

ho u rs 01 a dv a nc e d laboratory experimen­ exploration, leadership training, and

i n d e pendent projects. A highlight was an

earned first-place honors in a p u b l i c a ­

Andrew Wilson received a master o f divinity degree f r o m L u t h e r Semin ary in St. Paul, Minn., o n M a y 26. H e served as a n intern a t Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid Ci�/, S.D. Andrew is planning to attend graduate school.

informal question and a nswer period with C S H L president and Nobel Prize r e c i p i e nt James D . Watson.

Andrew Cochran wa s awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation

!A­ ... 36

Kevin J oh n s o n w e r e m a r r i e d on J u n e 7 at St.

Matt Torlin received the Alaska Airlines Above and Beyond Award for performing H e is a station supervisor for Alaska Airlines at the San Diego International Airport.

Michael James is working on a master of arts d e g ree i n c o nducting at Truman State University in Kirksville, M o .

Kaia Benson m o v e d t o Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, i n June. She i s the program manager for the FSA u n d e rgraduate pro­ gram at I REX. Her responsibilities i n c l u d e

t i o n s contest sponsored by the N A 'I A ­ S p orts Information D i rectors Asso c i ation.

Heidi Stout bought h e r first home in M a r c h . It i s in Portla nd's l O re,) Overlook neigh borhood. She writes a b o ut e c o n o m ­ i c deve l o p m e n t a n d real eS!<lte for T h e Busi ness J o u rn a l .

The basketball guide earned the top prize in the Combined Basketball Broc hure

1 999

category. It also p l a c ed fifth in the

Nikki (Schneider) Fisher finished n u m b e r

College S p orts I nformation Directors Association p u b l i c ations c o n test, w h i c h

o n e i n a c l ass of 3 0 2 students after h e r first y e a r of l a w s c h o o l a t N e w England

included NCAA I I , NCAA I I I , and NAIA

S c hool of taw in Boston. She m a d e the

schools. Mike was previously the spans

dean's list, i s a New England Sc holar and

information director at The Evergreen

was invited to join the l a w review. She i s

State College in Olympia.

a l s o a n intern at a n A i r Force J A G ofl i c e .

And rew and his wife, Adrienne, live in

Hanne Engelstad is the project coordina­ tor for C a m pu s for Peace (Universitat

Sara [Reibel) Locke re c e iv e d a master's

Regina, Saskatchewan.

i n 200 1 . H e c o m pleted his master's

Eva Frey and

nator for Walt D i s ney R e c o rd s Europe,

American universities.

Leadership Institute i n Human and

tation, scientist seminars, computer

M a drid where she i s a production coordi­

recruiting and preparing u n d e rgraduate

at Albertson College in Caldwell, Idaho.

(CSHL) The institute encompassed 100

C o l l e g e in S p a i n in 2000. S h e lives i n

students to study for one year at

director and sports information d i rector

renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

d e g ree in S p a n i S h through M i d d l e b u ry

Mike SaHord is the assistant athletic

1 993-94 s c h o o l yea r, Christopher i s in his

DNA Learning Center of the world

grade i n the N a v a l Reserves.

N o rw e g i a n transfer student d u r i n g the third year o f m e d i c a l s c hool a n d Mari is

edu c a to rs who parti cipated in the

Louis and Anne i s a l i n g uistics student. Matt was promoted to l i e utenant j u n i o r

degree with a n e m p hasis in youth and

1 995

o n the Houston (Texas) ship c h annel.

is in his last year in the master of divinity program at C o n c o rdia S e m i n ary in St.

the Heimlich maneuver on an employee.

Ryan Alexander and Jennifer Licht '00

family ministry from Luther S e m i n a ry in

Christopher Shepard and Mari Rege

married April 20 o n the WaShington University c a m p u s in St. Louis, Mo. Matt

Middle East.

1 997

married March 1 7, 2001, in Portland, Ore.

Matt Hoffman and Anne U l bright were

Shannon Finsand is th e general ledger

and m o l e c u l a r biology f r o m t h e

in private practice and Mark i s boatman

the director of bands at S u rprise Lake M i d d l e S c hool in M i lton, Wash.

Emily Davidson com pleted h e r master's

1 998 Class R e p resentatives - S h a n n o n

c o urse prepares students for duty in th e

Angela i s a marriage a n d family therapist

High S c hool i n the Tigard-Tualatin ( O re ) S c h o o l District. He previously served as

Tacoma.

a bachelor of science degree from

naval stafl field corresponding to their

University of Texas S o uthwestern

Brandon VanDyke a c c epted a position as d i re c to r o f instrumental m u s i c at Tualatin

received their d o c torates at the

1 996

Robyn Prueitt received a Ph.D. in c e l l

program at DePaul.

U n iversity o f C o l o rado in 200 1 . They

Jenny is also a family practice physician.

and Trai n i ng Center, Newport, R . 1 . This

K i rsten (Li ndqu i st) Lagomarsino i s pursu­ ing a n MBA through Northwest Nazarene

degree in business administration at the U n iversity o f Saskatc hewan i n 1 999.

M a rk's by the N a rrows

Erika (Olson l Mariani, i s com pleting her

Lutheran C h u r c h

master o f arts d e g ree in theology at

degree in education from PLU In August.

Oberta d e Catalunya) in Barc elona,

She is a special education teacher in the

Spain.

Puyallup School District.

i n Ta coma. Dr.

Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena,

Bethany Daugherty received a master's

Kara Strasser and Sean Scanlan were

Erv S evertson

Calif. H e r husband, Mark Mariani '98,

degree in library and information s c i e n c e

married on J uly 13 a t Thornewood Castle

PLU SCENE WINTER 2002 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES


in Lakewood, Wash. Kara is an analytical

famous deaf Americans, including a

Wendy Garrigues was calle d to New

chemist at Frontier G e o s c i e n c e s and

biography on Marlee Matlin, an

Orleans in J a n uary

2002 to

start a youth

S e a n i s a m e c h a n ic/welder at the

Academy Award w i n n i n g actress. As a

ministry at an Episcopal c h u r c h .

Western Washington Fair.

teacher, Ron was recognized by the

www. experiencejesus.org

2002

Washington State School 'Directors

Keith Pulley and Renee Rutledge were married A u g .

10

i n P o rt l a n d , Ore.

Association and he received the

1 999

PBS/KCTS G o l d e n Apple Award.

in the Federal Way School [)istrict. They live in Tacoma.

Suzanne Sampson received h e r commis­ sion as a naval oHicer aher completing

Class Representatives - Nicholas Gorne and Brian Riehs

D H i c e r Candidate Sc hool at Naval

Ja

';'ie Gabriel, '99, '00, moved b a c k to

Wasllington State aher b a c k p a c ki n g

2000

Aviation S c h ools Command, Naval Air

Kristin Shay was commissioned as a

Class R e p resentative - Ashley Orr

Station, Pensacola, Fla. Her training

s e c o n d lieutenant in the U.S. Army from

through E u rope w i t h Aimee Sieverkropp

'01 in the s u m m e r of

200 1 .

She is a sev­

Nicole Cunningham i s taking prerequi­

enth-grade teac h e r at Heatherwood

sites to pursue a career in physical ther­

M i d dle Sc hool i n Mill Creek, Wash.

apy.

Ron Podmore is a tea c h e r in the Federal

Brian O'Hanlon and J i l l Schnaser were

Way (Wash.) S c hool District. He recently

married July

published his second book, a novel titled,

Methodi st Church in Ta c o m a . Manhew

"A Sign To R e m e m ber." The story is

Phillips '01, Megan O'Hanlon '01, Kate

included special instruction i n n a v i g a ­

the ROTC program at PLU She complet­

t i o n , s h i p h a n d l i n g , engineering, n a v a l

e d her advanced camp a t Fort Lewis,

warfare a n d mana gement. Suzanne also

Wash., and her officer basic training

completed a demanding physical litness

c ourse at Fort B l iss, Texas.

program.

27

at Mason United

about a y o u n g man growing up in the

Hardin '00, Christopher Tavern '02, Aaron

Puyallup Valley who comes to realize

Jacobs '00, Margaret Holt '01, Louis

that he possesses the genes that will

Hobson '00 and' Noreen (McEntee)

Paula Kirby is the special events m a n a g ­ Kurt Eilmes has a new position a s s p o rts

er at The Baltimore (Md.) Z o o . S h e is in

editor at the LaJuntaTribune-Democrat

c harge of aI/ large-scale marketing

daily newspaper in La J u nta, Colo. Erin

events and also works with other depart­

(Tilney '00) Eilmes is executive director

ments o n smaller s c a l e fac ility rentals

of the Bee Vradenburg Foundation

a n d events.

Rebecca Summerer worked at Many

cause him to completely lose his vision.

Hobson '99 partici pated in the wedding

Jessica (Chairez) and Stephen '98 Young

Ron's first book chronicled the lives of

c e r e m o ny.

bought their first home in Orting, Wash.

G l a c i e r Hotel i n G l a c i e r National Park for the summ er, earning money f o r a trip to

Northwest & Scandinavian Gift Shop PLU

Europe. She IS also studying for the G R E

2001

and M C A T exams.

Class R e p resentatives - Linda ( H utson) Pyle and Keith Pranghofer

Rebecca Ehli and Rob Miller were mar­ ried Aug.

1 0. Alayna Post '02, Anna

Anna Hall i s the director of jun ior high

Edgar '02, Sarah Kohn '02, Chantel

ministry at Sam ma mish Presbyterian

Welch '02, Megan O'Brien '02, Kristal

Church in Redmond, Wash.

Graham '02 and Lisa Lindsay '01 were in the wedding party.

Jackie Walton moved to Romania. S h e will begin mission's work i n l o c a l orphan­

Jamelyn Keans is a Young Life intern i n

ages after language training.

S a n Jose, Calif.

Cynthia Ski bsrud and Ron P a i were mar­ ried Aug.

31, 200 1 . Kathy Smith '01 was

Jordan !Hartman a n d Crystal P o llock were married J u n e

22.

the m a i d of honor. Erin Connell '01 and PLU student Erin Burraston were brides­ maids.

Nicholas Lockey is attending t h e University of Victoria t o p u r s u e a master of arts degree.

Jennifer Hian and Aaron Jackson were married Aug.

9, in

Covington, Wash. They

Megan Salter-Sherrill is a n assistant

are living in C l e v e l a n d while Jen finishes

tea c h e r of English for the Board o f

her master's degree at Case Western

Educ ation i n Y a o , J a p a n .

Reserve University.

Emily ILawrence) Cook has a new posi­ tion a s director of marketing and sales at King Oscar Convention Cen ter. H e r h u s ­

Fea turing: •

"Sa

b a n d , B r a n d o n , i s an estimator for fire

1981

sprinkler systems.

Jan Ellertson a n d Diane Lewin

pia h" pottery by J ul ie

Ueland,

a

Future Lutes a n n o u n c e the birth of their son, Caden

Crystal Stoehr and Ben Cochran '02 were

PLU graduat

married June

7.

Crystal i s a teacher and

Big ky Carvers

coun selor for Upward Bound and Ben is

Por grnd

Ta c o m a .

a tea c h e r at Ford M i d d l e S c hool, both in

hina

Louis, on April 6 . H e j o i n s Kendra Bessmarie, 3 . J a n delivered C a d e n on the side of the freeway on the way to the hospital. J a n is a police officer for the City of Portland, Ore. She is currently the training a c a d e my coordinator for the

and many other Northwest a nd

Oregon Police Corps.

Sca n dinav ian gift

Jason Hulen and Michelle LibbV '03 were married Aug.

407 Garfield

t.

Tao rna, Wa. 98444 253- 535-8397

luteworltl.plu.ulu

1 7 . Jason works

at

O'Fahey S D S Motor Freight and Michelle wil/ graduate from PLU i n May.

1 984 Brian Laubach and his wife, Melissa, announce the birth of Grace Isabelle on Sept.

Rebekah Johnson and Timothy Hunt '00 were married i n August

2001.

Reb e k a h is

a registered n u rse at Madigan Army Medical Center and Timothy i s a teacher

20.

She joins H e l e n a Ann a n d

Caroline Eliza beth. T h e p r o u d grandpar­ ents are Robert and Svlvia (Stakkestad

'60) Minelstaedt and Chuck '50 and Ann (Thingvall '56) Laubach.

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37


17. H e joins C a l e b, 6; B raden, 4; and

1 986 David and Julie (Rains) Kangas a n n o u n c e the

N o a h , 2.

Beth INewbill) Percival and her hus­

birth o f Ella

band, R o b e rt, announce the birth o f their

Victori a o n May

s o n , R o d e r i c k, o n J u ne 25.

I I . S h e ioins

B r i a n n a , 4. J u l i e i s a tea ch e r at

1 992 Kristin IAasdal) Timenes a n d her

Charles Wright A c a d emy i n Ta c o m a .

h u sband, Adne,

1988

> P l ease fill out as m u c h i nformation b elow as possible, i n c l uding c ity of reside n c e and work. Feel free to use another

a n n o u n c e the

James left a n d

birth of their

h i s vvife,

son, Andreas, on

pie c e of paper for additional c o m m e nts. P h otos are welc ome,

Carolyn,

b ut o n ly o n e ( 1 ) p h oto w i l l b e used, a n d on a space available

a n n o u n c e the birth of their

basis. N otes w i ll be edited for c ontent. Deadline for the next

son, Michael

issue of Scene is Mon day, December 1 6, 2002.

Che-Wan, o n May 9. J a m e s is a n attorney with

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tions c oordinator at Aker Kvaerner i n Kristi a n s a n d , Norway.

1 993 Heidi Worthen Gamble and h e r

the federal govern ment a n d Carolyn i s a

YEAR(S)

PlU

March 21, 200 1 . H e joins J o h a n nes, 5, and D a n i e l . 3. Kristin i s the p u b l i c rela­

m u s i c teac h e r.

h u s b a n d , Jason,

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announce the

Greg Schielerstein

birth o f their first c hild, H a n n a h

a n d his wife.

Elizabeth, o n

Adriane,

O ct. 2 1 , 200 1 .

a nn o u n c e the crrvS T AtE

H e i d i a n d Jason

birth of G u nther

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are ord a i n e d

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H e l oins Hannah. 4, and A u g ust, 3. Greg i s the news d i rector at KPAX-TV ICBS) in

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Missoula, Mont. Adriane is a stay· at·

c l e rgy i n the Presbyterian C h u r c h I U SA). Jason is the pastor of Culver City ICalif.) Presbyterian Church a n d Heidi is a stay-at-home inom.

home mom. Greg's newsroom was J DBllTU

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r e c ently awarded Best Newscast and

band, JeH, a n n o u n c e the birth of their

Montana B r o a d c a sters Association.

s o n, B ri d g e r Ryan, on March 27. He

G reg a l s o serves o n the advisory board for the D e partment for C o m m u n i c ation,

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Eva n g e l i c a l Lutheran C h u r c h i n Ameri c a .

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OF MARRIAGE

joins Alexandria, 3. Karyn is a stay-at­ home m o m .

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Karyn (Swiackey) Gould a n d her hus­

Best Spot News Coverage from the

the birth o f t h e i r

SPOUSE'S OCCUPATION

Kelly ICysouw) Hargrave and her h u s ­ band, R u s s e l l , a n n o u n c e the birth of M i c h a e l l a on April 7. Kelly is a registered n u rse at Provid'ence St. Peter's H ospital in Olympia.

d a u g hter. Britt

Andrea (Campbell) and Aaron '97 McCarty

Kjersten, on J u n e 1 2. S h e j o i n s Erik Thomas, 2.

BII1Il

1989 Todd and Valerie IBacklund '90) Ellis

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a n n o u n c e the birth of C a d e B a c k l u n d on J u n e 1 9, 200 1 . H e joins Preston, 3.

a n n o u n c e the

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birth of Ellie

Grace o n J u n e 1 6. Andrea is a first-grade tea c h e r in the Camas IWash.) S c hool District a n d Aaron is a product m a n ager.

SIBL l NGS{Af:ES

John and Katie ISchmidt) Hurley

PromQliuns/Award

Kirk and Kristin IBelknap '94) Estes a n n o u n c e

a n n o u n c e the birth of Caroline on Aug. 7. John

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for S p e c ified

TITLE OF ,O SI TI ON/ COMPANY/ AWA RD/ OM" ASSUMED

J e a n n e on Sept. 25.

Technologies, I nc., and Katie is

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the b i rt h of H e i d i,

the manager of

te c h n i c a l sales

a stay-at-home mom.

1 998 Valerie IMallabon) Hopper a n d her h u s ­ band, Devon, a n n o u n c e t h e b i rt h of Sara

1991

Pauline on March 22.

Ryan Hamlin and Julie Henning '92 a n n o u n c e the birth of Tyl e r Ryan on July

38 PlU SCENE FAll 2002 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

Joe and Allison IRoth) Patterson


announce the birth of their daughter

Scene

Grace on July 1 1 .

1 999 Jared Miller and his wife, Kac.y,

N

announce the birth of their daug hter,

.[

Maggie Mae, on May 5. Jared and Kacey were married on Nov. 23, 2001 . They are bot

h teachers in the Nome (Alaska)

School District

deadline for

Class note submissions is:

December 16. 2002

-----:--...,., Tony Aha and h i s wife, Jolaine, announce the birth of their son,

Class Note Correction In the Summer 2002 S c e n e, on page 1 9, under " F a c u lty and

Reagen James,

Friends," Mike Campbell ' 7 1 was

on April 1 5. Tony

omitted a s a surviving family

i s an administra_ _ _ _ L::&i '-J tive manager in

the School of Education at PLU.

member i n the ac knowledgement of Mae G i l b ertson's death.

Visit

2001 Heidi (Keller! Massie and her husband, Levi, announce the birth of Emma on Aug. 3.

our

Web site at

www.plualumni.org

[§]

Teen graduate took the fast track through law school col1tiHIIed

n e x t fo u r years, fo llowed by

t h e m together.

a med i cal res idency - i t's

He enjoyed reac h i ng o u t t o the PLU c o m m u n i cy. " It's a dose-knit gro up - it's a fam i ly," he said.

"But I do fi n d tim e ro d o

After PLU, Schlicher went

stu dy," h e said . Most of his s pare time is s p e n t with h is

atmosphere of law sch o o l . It

girl friend, S ho n d a Hoyt '0 1,

took so me persuasion, but

a teacher i n the Au b u rn

h i s hard work and h igh

School D i s trict.

marks convinced adm inis­ trarors there that h e could

He hopes someday to work in an e merge n cy room

handle a fast track through

or have a fam i ly practice

law school. S c h l i c her i s an

and represent d octors in

ass ociate at J o h nson, Graffe,

malpractice cases at (he

Keay & Mon iz, a firm that

same time. Schlicher cau tions he's not

p ractice defense. He's been

an expert

wo rking there th ree years

\Vriring doesn't come as

and though h e spends 26

eas i ly to lLim as math a n d

h o u rs a week in class, a n d

science, he said.

John Hopp died on M a rch 1 1 .

university and received several

hou r s m o re studyi ng, h e

Outstanding Teacher awards. H e is

plans t o keep worki n g part­

s u rvived by his wife, Donna, three

time at the fi rm t h roughout

sons and eight grandchildren.

n't p lan to s peed u p.

on to the m o re competitive

advancement of s c h o larship at the

Agnes (Mohn) Holman died on July

one part of school he does­

something other than

1 931 1 937

h i s ed ucat i o n w i l l t a k e t h e

swdents can live o r gro u p

s p e c i alizes in medical mal­

emonum

med ical school, also at t h e U W . C o m p leting this part o f

all

everythi ng.

"And I can't d raw worth a darn."

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Il)' Katherine Hedland '88

22, 200 1 .

1 938

Olga Grahn d i e d July 1 0. Olga was

Paul Larson died on J u ly 24.

an active member of her c h u rch. In

1 939

her retirement years she volunteered

Donald Monson died on J u n e 3 .

for the Red Cross a t M a d i g a n (Ta c o m a ! Hospital, as c h u rch secre­

1 940

tary at Christ Lutheran Church in

Murray Taylor died on Aug. 8.

Lakewood, served on the Group

195 1

H ealth regional council, and with her

Wesley Nyland died on Feb. 26.

1 954

husband, Clarence, was a youth adviser. Olga was preceded i n death by her husband. She is survived by

Joan (Engstrom! Kennedy died on

her daug hters, Phyllis Carlson­

July 1 8.

Carroll '55 and Virginia Haugen '56;

Terry McLean d i e d on J u ly 28.

BAIBS

eight grandchildren and 1 3 great­

Qualify for RN licensure and earn Master

grandchildren.

1955

of Science in Nursing Degree in three years

Eldon Davis died on July 1 4. Richard Kibbey, retired PLU busi­

1 957 Nancy (Halvorson! Doughty d i e d on July 26.

ness professor, died Sept. 9 when his plane went down d u ring a flight h e was piloting. Richard held three

1 986

maste r's degrees i n economics and

Donna Copeland died on J u n e 17.

a rt history, a Ph. D . i n art history and a Ph.D. in systems theory. Before he

1 988 Todd Nelson died on J un e 6.

1 990

c a m e to PLU, Richard was c h a i rm a n

No prior nursing experience or nursing degree needed

For more information call 253-535-7672 or e-mail gradnurs@plu.edu

of an organization i n Maryland t h a t took a r t to t h e people, curator of the

Glenn Whitham died on Sept. 22.

Baltimore Museum of Art, curator for the Arts Coun c i l of Utah and

racul ty

with 3.0 GPA Requ ired

11 Fri nth

cattle rancher in Costa Rica. Richard is survived by his wife, Patricia

George Arbaugh, w h o held the

Kay; five children, Marc, Shand,

longest tenure of faculty service i n

Melissa, Rindi, a n d Anton; a n d five

the history o f PLU, d i e d Oct. 6 . H e

grandchildren.

c a m e to P L U in 1 959 a n d w a s in h i s 44th year of teaching with distinc­ tion. H e contributed greatly to the

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PA C I F I C

LUTH E R A N

U N I V E R S ITY

H O N O R RO LL O F D O N O RS 200 1 -2002

u p port for Pacific Lutheran U n iversity comes in many fo rms. O u r friends and a l u m n i s h a re t h e i r t i me, talent a n d fi nancial resources t o h e l p the u n iversity t h rive. This H o n o r Rol l o f Donors presents the names o f the people a n d g roups who have contributed t o P LU d u ri n g the past year. Listed a l p ha beti c a l l y a r e those who h ave made the success of PLU possi b l e th rough their g e n e rous donations. Th rou g h out the l ist a re p rofi les of a few of those w h o have i n spired PLU t h rough their contribution of time and resources. P LU recognizes a l l m e m be rs of the Lifetime Giving Society, the H e ritage Soci ety, the

Q C l u b, the

Matc h i n g Gift

Prog ram and the I n dependent Co l l eges of Wa s h i n gton, as well as a l l donors who made gifts between J u n e 1 , 200 1 a n d May 3 1 , 2002. All contributors are l i sted o n ce, in a l p h a betical order, with a key for the d ifferent g iving organiza tions.

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The Lifetime Giving Society recognizes an extraordinary group of donors who have given faithfully and consistently over time to sustain and support Pacific Lutheran University. Lifetime giving includes the total recorded 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 KPLU.

Heritage Society is a group of donors committed to secunng PlU's future by making provisions for the u niversity In thetr estate plans. The most common estate gift involves donating a portion of estate proceeds to PlU as part of a will By using current assets to establish a charitable trust or gift annuity. donors can receive an income stream

for the

remainder of their lives, with the remaining trust assets going to PLU upon their deaths.

With a minimum contribution of $300 annually (student giving levels begin at

$60 a year), one can

join this gathering of dedicated friends whose

Adams ('74)

mission is to provide assistance to deserving students as they prepare for lives of service through

a Pacific Lutheran University education.

Q Club is

the

"giving club" of PlU's annual fund. and the more than 2 .000 members provide the core of scholarship

support.

The Matching

Gift Program

recognizes companies

and foundations that have contributed to PLU by matching the gifts of their employees. This support is either designated to a particular fund identified by the employee or given to the unrestricted fund.

Designation is for individuals, companies and foundations who have contributed to PLU by making contributions through the Independent Colleges of Washington. ICW supports private higher education in washington by soliciting unrestricted

gifts from

many individuals, businesses and foundations.

40 PLU SCENE WINTER ZOOZ > H O N O R ROLL

EUgene and laura Aageson James (70) and Julie ( '70) Aageson John Aakre ('71) and Cynthia Michael ('82) LH Odven Aakre ('50) HQ Betty Aalbue Q Josef Aalbue ('66) Melissa Au,e ('88) Paul ('61 ) and Nita Aasen Grant and Ruth Bretheim ('8 1 ) Aaseng Abam Engineers. Ine l Donald and Toni Abbott Gerald (,78) and Bonnie Abbott Raymond (lnd Rosalie AbernNhy Marty and Na ncy Abish Diane Abodet'ly ( ' 02) Stanley and Lynne Abraham Absher Construction Company LQ Accenture Foundation, Inc. M Patrick ('85) and Carolyn 1'87) Animus Charl(ls and Barbara Ackerman Mari� Ackley Estate l Seiichi and Yoko Adac hi Eloise Adair Bert dnd C. ('8 t ) Adams An thony Sherman and Holly J, Daniel 1'67) and Ellen ('68) Adam s James and Jeanne Adams Marshall and Muriel Ad�'ms Richard and Maxine Adams Richard and Catherine ('57) Adam s Q

John and Mary Adix l Arlis Adolf ('71) LQ Advanced Biome.trics.lnc. L Jesse Grunblatt and Elsa Aegert'" ('80) Aglient Technologi., M Joseph and Mary (76) Agnew Mark and 5,1r.h ('901 Agsten Ah-Some Vendin� AHA Northwest Affiliate L Elizabeth Ahlstrom ('89) Q Fred Ahrendt Estate L LaWann.l Ahrt'ndr ('5 1 ) Q Aid Association For Lutherans LM Aid Association for Luther.ns Br ' 1 0850 Travis and Shirley ('7 1 ) Ai kin Q Airborne Freight Corp. I Gerald and Milry Ann Aker Cailyn Akers (02) Clarice Ak�rson H

Bader AI-Fraih (,02) Munther AI-Na"ar ('0 1 ) Alaska Synod, ELCA. Anchorage, Alaska L Mark (79) and Ing rid ('80) Albee Meleney Alben ('87) Rodney and Suzanne Albertson LH Albina Fuel L James Albrecht Raymond Alburger Alcoa Found(ltion LM Charles and Mary ('83) Alcock Gloria Alcordo George L Alden Trust l Jacob Alden ('99) and Erin Eddington-Alden ('00) Angelia Alexander Q Cathleen Alexander (,01 ) Paul and Anita Alexander Jimmie R. Alford LH Lionel ('801 and Ta mmy AI!ord Q Jean Alfsen Estate L William and Wilma Alkire Patrick ('92) and Janet Allan Q Allen Foundation for Music L Mark and Melanie (,87) Allen Beatrice Allen 8etsey Allen David 1'00) and Keleigh ('9 7) Allen Q Jud and Glenda (,62) Allen Harry ('76) and Susan ('92) Allen Marjorie Allen Matthew ('83) and Susannah Allen

Merrily Allen Q Rosa Allen ('89) William Allen ('70) Allenmore Medical Foundation LQ Ladd Allison (78) James and JeanneHe (,67) Allphin Allstate Foundation M Ivar Aim Trust l

Gunnar (75) and Undd Almgren Daniel and Anne Alsaker LHQ Robert ('89) and Juliana Alspaugh Peggy Alston ALTERA Corporation L Paul and Helen Alvestad Ellswonh and Nancy Alvord Q Marshall ('72) and Mary Jo Alworth Amazing Grdce Lutheran Church. Anchorage. Alaska Q Mark Amberson ('92)

William and Alice (,86) Amblad Andrew ('56) and Donna Ambuehl Michae! (,69) and Annette Amdal John ('60) and Joann Amend Q Laverne Amend ('56) Q Neal ('53) and Laverne ('56) Amend L Richard (78) and Marilee Amendola American Express Foundation LM American Guild of Organists Hawaii Chapter American Guild of Orga nis tsGreat Falls Chapter American Guild of OrganistsOlympic Penin�ula Chapter American Guild of Organi�tsYakima Valley Chapter American lutheran Church. Minneapolis, Minn. L American Seafoods Group American Sign & Indicator Corporation L Tacoma Section American Society of Civil Engineers Ameriteeh Library Services L John ('74) and Barbara Amidon Q David and Donna Arnoth Edward and Florenc£' Amundsen Esther Amundsen William and Kathryn Anacker Anacortes lutheran Church, Anacortes. Wash. L Arthur Andersen lLP Foundation LM David and Glenda Andersen David and Kimberly ('90) Andersen Marc Andersen ('88) Mark Andersen ('67) and Bonnie MacMaster Andersen ('66) Q The Anderson Foundation LI Timothy and Ann ('67) Anderson Mrs. Arthur R. Anderson L B, Eldon ('35) and Marjory Anderson LQ Barbara Anderson Q Bjorn Anderson (,02) Stephen and Borgny (,67) Anderson Brian ('72) and Kristy (72) Anderson Q Caroline Anderson (,40) Q Chades and Margaret Anderson LO (hades and lUra Anderson Charles Anderson l Charles and Helen Anderson Q

Conrad ('63) and Ann Anderson Q D<lvid l. Anderson ('67) David R, Anderson (,62) Q David ('73) and Gloria ('75) Anderson Q David ('81) and Catherine Anderson Q Deborah Anderson (,02) Dennis cmd Ruth Anderson H Don ('62) and Gail Anderson Don ('50) and Rita Anderson 0 Donald and Nancy Anderson Q Dorothy Anderson L Erika Anderson Faye Anderson HQ Fred and Paulette ('66) Anderson Q George Eric (,43) and Leona Anderson Gusta! ('48) and Dorothy ('46) Anderson LQ Harlan Anderson ('6 1 ) Q Hazel Anderson Estate L Helen Anderson ('38) Q Herman ('3 1 ) and Vivian Anderson LQ I rene Anderson H J, Douglas Anderson 1'69) Q Jean Anderson Jerry and Marjorie Anderson Jodene Anderson ('80) Q John �nd Colleen Anderson John and Dorothy Anderson L John 1'68) and Connie (,68) Anderson Q John ('58) and Myrna ('86) Anderson Q Judith Anderson ('73) H Juli V. and Thomas R. Anderson LQ Julie Anderson ('69) Q Karin Anderson (,99; HQ Roben Lewis and Kathleen Anderson ('83) Kathryn Anderson Q Kevin ('90) and Julie Anderson Jerry and Kimberly ('96) Anderson H Kurt Anderson and Debra Kristensen ("80) Q Torey Swanson (,99) and lisa Anderson ('99) Lois Anderson ('7 1 ) Loren J. and MaryAnn Anderson LHQ Lowell ('7 1 ) and JoMarie (72) Anderson L Mark ( ' 7 1 ) and Sandra (72) Anderson Mark and Kathryn ('75) Anderson Mervyn Anderson Michael and Andrea Anderson


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Michael Anderson ('881 Olav Andt!(('on Estate l

Paul Anderson ('921 Q Paul ("71) �1nd Janice Anderson Q Peter Anderson ('0 1 1 Richard Anderson l Richa rd and Bcubara

Andefson Robert and Alice Anderson Roberl ('S I ) and Geraldi ne Anden.on

RolJ\!rt (,6SI and Mary ('6S) Andt.� rso n H Roger and Kristi Anderson Ruth ('651 and Andy Anderson LHQ Signe Anderson

Stephen and Rita ('881

And.""n Q Paul and Synneva ('79) Anderson

Thomas and Kachryn Anderson L

Trina Anderson ('78) Vendela Anderson William and Virglnid ('9 1 ) Anderson Wally Anders.on

Janet AndNson· Be nj ami n ('921

Gary and Cheryl Anderton Paul ('841 and Deborah (,821 Andre Rodney clnd Laurit> Andreas Algot Andrea,;on Tru st L

Sus an Andresen ('991 Q Jan ie Andrew l Robert and Pamci.l

Andr.,.. LQ Gfpg and Marcia AndreYr.\

leonard AndreVls Q Pamela And rews ('761

RUlh Angell Marlin and Karla ('681 Angle Devin and Chli"ine ('941 Anglemyer David a nd David Ang stadt Amy Anklam ('02)

Ernest and KMen Ankrim L G, William Ferguson and .hlnaAnkrum Fe.yuson ('771 LeUTY and Anna ('55) Ankrum Q Leonirld� Annest Holme, and Florence ('82) Anrud

R. Steven and Paui(ia An<;tPlt Winston and Irene Antaldn Eric ('951 and Hallie ('951

Anthony Bruce and Sharon ('65) Anthony

Dominic and Janeen R. S.

('901 A nton�1I i Q Wesley ('58) dnd Catherine Apker

Steven ('74) and Suzanne Appelo Q Nathan Appleton ('011

John ('881 and Gayle (' 85 1 Arbaug h George and Donna Arbaugh LQ James (,85 ) and L indd ('8S)

George ('631 and Karen ('661 Arola LQ Donald ('62) and Ten a ('6S) Arstein Arthur Bauer & Associates. Inc. Craig ('9 1 ) and Courlney Arthur

ASARCO Foundation L Michael Ash ('02) Tyler and Kris tm .. ('93) Ashbridge

Tricia Ashby ('941 Ashford-McAloon-Rober ts

Insuranc e Q

Doris Ashleman (' 40 1 J. Stuart ('901 and Jenna ('891 Ashley

Jo Anne Ashl." ('871 Q Da ryl (,621 and Susan ('631 Ashpolp Maryanne A.hton ('021 Matthew Ashworth (,95) Paul Askla nd btate ('691 L Hugh As kre n ('651

Ardizzone

John and Ju l ie ('811

Armbru)rer

Alice Armstrong ('651 Elmer ('741 and Hazel

Armstrong

Jerold ('60) and Elaine Arms(rong l

Michdel and Kaylyn ('741 Ar mstrcng O 'wain Arnason ("50) Richard and Judy Arndt John \'361 and Olga ('37) Arne LQ Jim and lisa 1'85) Arn eson G, Micha�1 Arnold ('151 LQ Julian"" Arn, ('851 Neal ('58) and Joyce Arntson LHQ

&ker Lauriston and Luann ('8 1 ) Baker Q Malcolm and Lois Baker

Portland, Ore.

Stacy Augustine ('881 Q Jeremiah Aulwurm (02) John a nd Jane Aune Q

Brad Rul4nd and Sharron

Aune-Ruland ('85) Alfred E, Aus and Esther Westby Au> ('32) LQ Scolt (,82) and M ary Kay ('821 Au senhu s Q WIIII,na Ausherman ('601 Q Brill n Aust ('92) and Dorot hy Lesher Robert Aust ('581 HQ Francis and Su'\an ("68) Austin Autodes\c., Inc. L Automatic Data Processing Foundatio M

The Auuen Foundation L Avaya Communication M John Ax�l son (, 751 and Mary K••llng Wayne and Asta Axelson Dan dnd

all 1'841 Ayres

Erfh Al.lm a {,Oil

Donilld and Marion Baartl

Stephanie ('911 Bo.rtz-Bowman

Gregory dnd

Joa ona Babbitt ('9SI

Lorraine Babcock Raymond Babc ock (,591 Q Burton Bilek"",n ('491 Q Donald Backman

John ('60) and Karen

Backman Q Phil lip and Ruth ('69) Backup Q Alben and Constance

Ronald Bacon 1'591

Audrey Bahr ('561 Q Cindy B ahr ,Merino ('851 Q

Thomas ('851 and Julie ('9 1 )

Baler Fredrtc and Georgia ('59) Bail.y Q Mdlgar .. B.,lIey ('96) M.",,-FraoCe B.llley ('951 Xathl..,n eallli. ( '9 1 1 Robert 1'%/ "nd Christi"" Bain Bedtnc€' Baiudrd l<!anft� Baird ('501 H Charle< and Joan ('76) Sdlrtf LDwell ( 65) and Joann Baird Ri<hdrd dnd Lynn Oailer Wil l iam Bakamus (73) Q Sdker 1\ McKenzie L Eiben H, Boker II Trust L illm)'Til Bak., Estate L 8radl ey Bake r ('851 Q Bri.'n and ;"ri Lyn Baker 8ridg", Baker ('02)

Bllskin Robbins Q V.J. and Maxine Bassani Deborah Bassett

Randal and Gloria Baker Ryan Baker ('021 George and Sandra (,651

Joan Bateman ('B31 Q W.D, and Clarice ('651 Bates Colleen Buies ('6 S)

Baker Sherry Bake r ('8SI Q

Shannon Blltes (,95) William ('62) and Dee Ann

Daniel and Singhild ('621 Baker Steven and Sheryl Baker Harold and Martha ( '62 1

Bakke Orley and Joan ('60) Bakken

Ole ('501 and Diane Bakken Luke Balash ('001 Q Cynt h ia Bal dwin

Thayne and Edith Baldwin Gregory and Joan Baldwin David and Kristen ('82)

W.,ller ('561 and Carol (75)

Un iwrsi ty Q

Norman Raer John and Patricia Bagllen

H.m� and Doro thy AnE'ns Kalman and janice Anoia Jacquelin Armbruster

Norman and Sharon Base James Bash (761 Q

AT&T Foundation M John and Sharla ('901 Alley David Aubrey HQL Augustana Luth e ra n Churc h,

Bacon H Gregory Bacon ('841

Architectur I Woods. l nc.l

Ronald and Joanne ('621

Janice Baker

Ba ldwin Darice Ba le. ('891 Q Thom as ("75) ,1nd Kathryn

Aloough LQ Max (,661 and Isabelle ('691 Archer

Joseph and Maureen

Eldon a nd Mercedes Barton Q Jeff and Gratia ("90) Barto n

H)o<dis A'per Associaled Student Body of Pacific Lutheran

Karl ('8 SI and Julia

Arba ugh H

The Estate of Eiben H. Baker il L

Balistrieri

Ball Q Elsie Ball Terry Ball ('97) Lois Ball ard Shannon Ballard Jay (,951 and Erlynn ('831

B all inger Michael and Carolyn ('881 Balston

Calvin and Joanne Bamford Low..l1 ('77) dnd Janet ('61) Bdmlord

Robert and Ordelle (,S2) Bdmmert

Beverly Bancroft ('531 Q Margrethe Bang-Knudsen Richard and Betty Bangert Clifford and Leona Bangsund L David ('7 1 ) and lynne ('70)

Bang,und LHQ Erik ('991 and Amy ('99) Bangsund Q Bank of Amerka I

Bates Douglas (,891 and Roberta Batey Gregg Batinich and Cheryl Goldberg ('8 1 ) Q Kenneth an-d Nellie Batker

Mark (,7B) and Sidni (76)

Battle

Arthur and Sandra ('671 Bauer Q Darrol and Mar ilyn (,64) Bauer

Richard and Lois Bauer LO Annie Baughman

Jerald ('6 1 1 and Myra ('62)

Baughman LQ Peter (75) and Sharon

Rarbo LQ John and Jan Bare' Ronald Barensten H

8.lrgreen-Ellingson, Inc. L

Heather Barker ('001 Eric ('0 1 1 and Kirsten ('901

Barkman

Baumgartner Walter and Elizabeth Baur

Ann Baxter (,90) James and Carolyn Baxter William E. and Janice Nye

Baxter l

Ruth Bayer Estate L Bjorn and Jacquie Bayley

Sharon Baylor ('671

Gary a nd Audrey Baylous Q Jon Beake ('8 1 ) Q James ('69) and Palrica Beal Eric ('8 1 1 and Marie (,831 Bean LQ

Gary ('681 and Jane Beard

George ('64) and Andrea Beard Q

Dave and Ingrid ('66) Bea rd

David and Christine (,8S)

Steven (,821 and Teresa Barnes Q Katherine Barnett (9) H

Neal and Wordy ('811 Barnett Q Harlen �nd Norma Barney J. Thad and Joan Barnowe Q SCOII ('771 and Deborah

Bamum Q Richard Barnwell ('561 Kevin Jon Bar , ('78) Erik Borrett ('871 and Jill Barr.II-Jo.genson ('94) Gregory ('90) and Karen Blmeu-Wilt Janice Barsun (71) Mi cha el and Krist ine Bartanen 0 David and Gail ('611 Bartee Kevin ('97) and Marci (,98) Bar tholama. Q John \'801 and Donna Bartkowski Inez Barton Enate l

Bendixen H Irma Bendock ('4 1 1 Q

Kenneth and Dia na Benedick James ('69) and Terri Benes Larry ('79) and Erlene

Benevento Diane Bengston (72) Q Paul and Joyce Bengtson

Steven and lois Benham Q James and Janet Ben; Sharon Benic-Houchin ('S3; George Benj<lmin and Nan Herbert

Carl and Myra Bennett LHQ Gary and Nancy ('91)

8ennighof Bernice Benson

Bryan Benson ('92) Q Carrie Benson (,87) Clifton and Edith Benson Estate L Dale ('631 and Jolita

( Hylla ndl (,631 Benson LHQ

Erik (,90) and Jenn ifer (,9 1 1

Ben son 0 Michael ('69) and Mary ('7 t ) Benson H R. Gerald ('58) and Sharon Benson LHQ Rebecca Benson ('92) Q Virginia l. Benson LHO W. Bruce and Carol Benson Edward ('78) and Lois Bentley

Paul and Margaret ('761 Benton LQ

Ronald Benton ('78) and Kim Jensen Q

Be rent so n Duane ('51) and Joanne

Randy and Cheri Beatty

Beauchamp Paul and Janice Beauchene

Renee Beauchene ('02) Clara B eaul ie u ('8 1 1 Dan ('63) a nd Terre Anne Bechtel Q

Robert Grider and Dianne Bechtold ('721

Steve (,691 and Julie ('731

Carl Barnes Charleen Barne� George and Eleanor Barnes L

Michael and Catharine ("90)

Holly Beally ('89) Q Michael and Kathy ('8 I I

Barndt Q

Stephen and Jea ni ne

Bendickson Q 0, JLl rg is ('51) LHQ

Linda Beattie Inlow ('74)

Rarnard

Ronald ('781 and Lynda ('791

Mi c hae l ('781 and Karen ('78) Bena Jonet 8ender ('821 James ('701 and Cindy ('72)

Ster ling and Nadi ne Bentsen Larry and Evelyn ('7 1 ) Bentti

Be-ath Q

Lynn Beck Q Ruth Beck Douglas ('791 and Barbara Becker Q

James and Joan Barlow

Ben Bridge Jewelers I

Bennet( Tamara Bennett (79) Q Scott ('74) and Debra ('751

8easley Robert (,691 and linda

Cn arles and Linda (' 63 1

Company L David Clnd Linda ('85) BeM ilie r LH

David and Lois ('49) Bauman Howard and Jean Baum,)nn Thoma. ('681 and Tondy

Mitsubishi, Ltd. I Daniel Banken ('87) Q John and Susan ('671

Judy Barber

Bellingham Stevedori ng

Jo,eph Bennet ('0 1 )

KrySline Beard ('931 Jesse and Hollie ('02) Bearden

Banker Q Keilh Banks ('79) Iolln Bansemer ('89) George and Julee Barber Q Thomas and Ida ('621 Barber

LQ

Baugh man Jacqualin Baughn Gary and Sylvia BllUghn LHQ

LM The Bank ofTokyo­

Bank of America Foundalion

Paul M. Bellamy Foundation Verna Ralph and Mary Bellarts Dorothy Bellin ('71)

Kathleen Becker ('891

Becklund James and Cynthia ('90) Becktold

Darrell ('64) and Ruthanne Beddoe Jeffrey ('76) and Dayna (781 Bedingfield Q Scott and Kristi Kay ('84) Beebe Q

Thomas and Nola Beeler Marlene Begqin ('97) Harry Beggs ('661 Jeffrey ('921 and Jennifer

('92) Bohn Bruce and Heidi ('83)

Buehl ('5 1 ) and Verna

Berentson LQ

James ('581 and LaVonne 8erentson Q George Berg Estate L Brian Berg ('74) and Joyce Avery LHQ Brian Duane ('75) ilnd Jan Berg

David (,6t) and Patricia ('6 11 Berg LHQ Elizabeth Berg Estate l Helge Berg ('731 and Susan Wiliiam s Q Karl and Joan Berg Q lynn ('641 a nd Karen ('651 Berg

Marta Berg ( ,601 Orris and Susan Berg

Ri chard a nd Gayle ('721 8erg Q

Ronald Berg ( 'S91 LQ Tor and Susan ('88) Berg Arthur Berge L

Jennifer Berger (,94) M ic hael ('75) and Cindy

Berger Alan and Rosemary ('77) Berge r

Amira Bergersen ('a l l

Behrens Elizabeth 8ekemeier ('84 1 Q J ames Bekemeier ('88) Luther and lois (,821

Cl aric e Berggren Jeffrey Berghammer ('021 Paul ('8 I I and Tye Berghuis Q Karin Berglund ('99) Ral ph and Judilh Berglund Julie Bergman ('OO)

Bekemeier LHQ Verona Bekkedal

Morris and Dorothy Bergman

Behrends Ronald and Kathryn

Donald clnd Mae Bell Q Norman and Michel ('81) Bellamy

Howard and Gladys ('481 Bergum lQ Claudia Berguson

Alex Hoffner and Jennifer

Berk ('931

Jack and Inez Berkey Susan Ber! Ray bi n ('761 James and Linda ('69) Berman

Ludivina Bermudez (70)

Joseph and Barbara ('B51

Bernard Randy and Libby Berndt

Bruce and Kri stina ('63)

Berney Eli Bemiker Q David ('9S) and Chris t ie ('9SI BernkJa u Halvor

Donn Bernstein

David ('58) and Carolee ('591 Berntsen LHQ Henry and Ida ("3 1 ) Berntsen LQ Paul ('85) .l nd Jesse Berntsen Andrew Berntson ('01) Chrysann Berry ('02)

Janet Berry Robert a nd Karen Berry Thomas and June ('7 8)

8erry Q

Timothy and Taryn Berry Wayne and Janelle

('94)

Bersch Viggo and Da9mar ('29) Bertelsen Steve and Debra Bertholf Walton Benon (,57) and

Carole Booth HQ

Oliver ('6 1 ) and Emma Berven JeJn and Anne Marie ("88) Bessette Bethany Lutheran Church, Bainbridge Island, Wash. Bethany Lutheran Church, Gold Beach, Ore, Q Betha ny Lutheran Church, Spanaway, Wash.

Ross ('931 and Heidi ('95) Bethel Bethesda Lutheran Church, Eugene, Ore. LQ Bethesdd Lutheran Church,

Moun tlake Terrace Wash.

,

Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Kalispell. Mo nt. LQ Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Tacoma, Wash. LQ

Thomas Betterbed ('901 Patrick and Denise ('B6)

Bet ti ngE' r Wayne Bettinger ('5 1 ) and Jane Welch Jay ('88) and Amy L.N, (,881 Betts

David and Li n da (,64) Betz 0

Frank Edward ('53) and Birgitta Beutler

DeWayne and Mary Jean

('5 1 1 Bey

Knut and Merete Beyer­ Olsen

Ernest and Rebecca Bianco lQ

John and Jea n 8iberdorf Q

WilHam and Susan ('87) Bke Noa h and Patricia ('96) 8ickell Q

Joel Bieker ('02) Warren and Linda ('72) Bicker John ('681 and E, Sharlee ('68) Biermann

Gary ('68) and Mardel Bierwagen Q James ('S T ) and Susan Bies lindsey Biggar ('02) Richard Bilbrough LH

John Billdt (' 76) Donald (' 781 and Judith (,6 1 ) Biliings Q

Paula Billings ('631 Q Evangeline Billing,ley ('SOl Q Bob Bills ('591 LHQ Lin Binford L Charles and Barbara Bi ngham

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Estelle Kelley ('82) and Stephen Bollinger LO Ralph ('36) and Rosemary (,291 Bolstad Darrell Bomberger ('95) Le,ter Bona ('40) 0 Lou is and Lorraine (79) Bonaldi Andrew Bongleldt ('90) 0 Paul ('57) and Juliet Bongleld t O Paul and Judith Bonilaci George ('84) and Cynthia ('80) Bonney 0 Paul and Ellen Bonn ifield Brian ('90) and Ramona (,891 Bontemps The Book Club 01 Washington, Inc. Rita th ('571 Dana and Sherry Borchardt Deanna Borchardt ('02) Thomas and Rhoda ('67) Borche rd i n g Rev. Norma J. Borgford ('56) LHO Thomas and Emily Lou (,64) Borling Mary Born ('86) Charles Borquist 0 Robert and Joyce ('691

800

Olgl and Clarence Grahn

Estate planning builds legacies iving to PLU through estate planning is one way s upporters help university funds g row, Olga Grah n and her husba nd. Clarence, early leaders in

Q Club, truly set a trend as they established one of

the first charitable trusts at PLU in

1 977,

Their two daughters and numerous grandch i l d ren attended PLU. so they knew the importance of education and made provisions for the university in their estates, Clarence died in

1 985, and Olga

remained a dedicated donor to the un iversity until her

.-IIr-...,...

death in July, Gertrude Tingelstad

'39 is another shining example of

providing for PLU even after her death, An em ployee of the PLU library. Tingelstad came from a strong PLU family including her uncle, Oscar A, Tingelstad. who was the university president from

1 928 to 1 943, Two funds were

esta blished following her death - a scholarship and a loan fund - with gifts her estate left to PLU, James Bingham ('771 Biogen Inc. M , Rkhard Bird ('821 and Laurie Prince Ph ilip ('851 .nd Jean Birkeland H Annabelle Birke'tol ('45) LHO Grace Birkestol ('45) LHQ Gordon ('501 and Agnes ('501 Birklid MIChael (791 and Lori ('8 t l BIShop 0 Marlene Bi"�11 ('741 Gordon and Annette ('66) Bisset Sigurd,,, ('941 and Barbar. Bjamason Bruce ('72) dnd Jill ('71 1 Bjerke LO Herum and Anna lee Bjork Kevin and Jane ('90) Bj o rk 0 Craig Bjorklund ('671 0 Diane Bjorklu�d (751 John and Gwendolyn ('481 Bjork'tam O Ladd Biorn.by ('80) Hans and Vivi Bjornen M, Dean ('581 and Nancy ('60) Bjorn,en 0 David and Dorothy Bjorn�on Q John (,B91 and Celesta Bjorn,on 0 Julie BjornSlioon ('021 Carl Bjom'tal 1'83) and Dianne Wie5e�BjornstaJ Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Black LO Clar.nce A. and Mary F. Black Charitable Tru't 0 Leonard and Graciela Black

Mike and Margaret Blackard Jeffrey ('941 and Lora Blackburn Anne Blackwell ('961 Chari Blackwood ('511 Lynn Blackwood ('65) Carmen Blair ('801 George ('721 and Delphine Blair 0 John and Laura 1'821 Blal,dell Michele Blake ('741 Mitchell and Jonette ('851 Blakney 0 Alan and Sharolyn Blanchard Marian Blanchard ('691 Jerry and JoAnne Bland 0 Richard and Olive Blandau L Tara Blandlord ('021 David ('88) and Sidney Blank 0 Randall ('81) and Cynthia ('8 1 1 Blank Abigail Blankner ('941 Gustavo ('B21 .nd Nancy Blazek Heather Bled,oe ('0 I ) Larry and Sheila Bledsoe Craig Massie and Ann B lege n ('871 Clifford and Audrey ('53) Blegen John ('BOI and Nina ('8 1 1 Bley O J.R. and Marion Bloch Peggy Blocher Bonnie Block ('93) Heidi Ann Bloemker ('901 Cornelius and S, Dian ('6 1 ) Blom H Grace Blomqui't L Charles and Carolyn Bloom

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Dennis ('S8) and Connie Bioom Clayton and Sus.1n Bloomer Thomas and Susan ('00) B lo omfield Donald Blucher ('54) David ('6 1 1 and Judith Bluhm 0 Daniel Blum ('021 Parke (79) and Kristi Blundon HO BurlinglOn Northern Santa Fe Foundation LI Walter Bobko Karen Ann Boctor ('63) Debr. Bode ('771 Donald Young and Marcia Bodin ('75) Marguerite Bodrero Estate ('35) L Silas Luther Boe E'tate ('39) L Dwight (,47) and Eleanor Boe HQ

Kathryn Boe-Duncan ('52) Q Ken Plewa and Lynne Boeger ('821 The Boeing Company LMI Christie Bognar Randolph and Gail ('75) Bohannon 0 Charles and Karen (,63) Bohlke 0 Doris Bohman 0 Morris and Doris Bohman l Tim Bolding Alice Bolduan H Erwin and Alice Bolduan l Christopher Boley ('96) Doug and Emily ( '7 1 ) Boleyn Albert Bolinger Marvin ('581 and Beverlee BoUand LH

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Rich ard ('53) and Cynthia Bo rru d BernJrd and Liv Borson Vanda Bartell Estate l Bradley ('86) and Jennifer (,86) Bossio Gail Bossler (79) Stephen and Helen Botsford Kai Botlomley (,BOl O Robert ('84) and Belinda ('86) Bowden David ('88) and Diane ('871 Bowe Mark ('8 1 ) and Elizabeth ('8 1 1 Bowers Charles Bowles ('76) Greg and Janis ('90) Bowman Lyle and Geraldine ('80) Boyd Michael and Marcia Boyd Ray and Lee Boyd H Rodrick and Barbara ('681 Boyd HO James and Christine (75) Boyer Michael and leslie Boyer Joseph and Kjeri ('66) Boyle H

Hugh and lenore r41) Bozarth Marilyn Boze David and Sheila (,84) Boze BP Amoco Foundation M Halvor ('50) and Denise Braanadt Philip ('50) and Jeane (,541 Braafladt Walter ('51) and Jeanette 1'541 Braanadt H O James and Patricia Braaten George Bracher Estate L Charles and Colleen Bradford Delano Brudlord ('771 Craig and Shelley (,871 Bradley Havana Bradner Estate l Harold ('741 and Cheryl ('72) Bradshaw John Bradshaw ('87; Michael Brady ('0 1 1 Robert and Catherine ('99) Brady Q John and L ind a (731 Braithwaite Regina Braker ('78) George and Jackie Brammer l Mildred Brammer ('56) Otto and Goldia Brammer L Oscar Bran and Edith luther Gary and Linda ('65) Branae Q Carol Brandenburg�Smilh Georgia BrJndt Harvey and Kathleen Brandt Jeffrey ('94) and Britta ny ('94) Brandt Richard (,55) and Gail Brandt Stephen ('56) and Norma Brandt Ed ('641 and Angela Brannfors lHO Mark Srannlors ('97) Q Paul and leslie Brantner H

Janis Brasier ('74) Robert (,5 1 ) and Lois (,5 1 ) Brass Hjordis M. Bratsberg LH Harold and Elaine Brattland Janel Brattland ('99) Gordon and Mary Nell Braun Q Yvonne Braune ('60)

Corey Bray ('95) Don and Pamela BrllY Jan F, Brazzell and Wollg"ng Opitl LH Brian and Karen ('77) Bream Grace Bredeson John (onrild and Carla Breeden-Conrad ('82) Jownn Breiland Estate l Ellen Breiten ('69) Q Jan and Priscilla Brekke l Dorothy Brenchley (,951 Jonathan ('9 1 ) and Kari ('901 Brendefur John (,741 and Paulina Brengle Ingrid Brenneise ('64) Ruth Anne Brenneman ('l2) Myrtle Bresemann ( '4 1 ) H Mark "nd Tracey (,84) Breslich Michael and Pamela Breum Debb rit Brewer Craig and Susan ('78) Brewer Gregory and Cathy Brewis Q J. A, ('561 and Judy Bricker LO Christina Sridston ('77) John (lnd Ruth Briehl Q Susan R. Stiehl and Martin D. Wells LO Robert and Virginia f(3) Briesmeister John and Chery Ie ('74) Briggs linda Briggs Brigham Young University, Rexburg. Idaho Chidozie Bright James and Danielle Brink 0 Terry ('831 and Kerry Brink 0 Glen and Marcia ('B71 Briskin Arthur Broback (,521 0 Frank and Barbara

Brocker LQ Mark ('791 and Donna ('80) Brocker Q

Kim Brockman Robert and Rosalie Brodin Lloyd and Kathy (,701 Brodniak 0 Roger Brodniak ('97) 0 Alvin ('60) and June ('57) Broeckel O William ('71) and Edith ('7 1 ) Broeker Robert ('53) and Connie ('541 Brog LHO Richard and Patricia Bronk Brooklake Christian School Servants Orgilnization BSO Brooks Manufacturing Company I Richard and Henrietta ( '6 1 ) Brooks Joe ('76) and Marilyn Brooks H Kathrine Brooks ('881 Milo and Mary Brooks Timothy ('721 and Martha (741 Brook, Junior Parris Clnd VOndtl Broom-Parri, ('8 1 1 Stephen and Barbara Bros'iia Troy ('921 and Cheryl ('931 Brost Q Henrik and Robanna (83) Bro ste n Mich.el and Stacy ('90) Brouillette Claudia Rea Browers ('75) Brown & Haley l Terry ('65) and Dorothy ('65) Brown larry and Betty Brown Bob Brown and Kathleen Benton (73) 0 David and Sonja (75) Brown o Ellen Brown ('53) 0 Wayne and Gayle (,021 Brown 0 Jeff and Jan Brown Jeffrey Brown and Jenn ifer Meyer Brown ('911 LHO Boyd and Lisa ('841 Brown

lynette Brown ('01) tt and Michelle ('92)

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Norman and Carlene Brown Q Ray and Joyce Brown Richard and Carolyn Brown Richard Brown Russell Brown ( ,4 1 ) Samuel and Nathalie Brown l Timothy and Sh"rlene ('73) Brown Steven (76) and Jill ('781 Brown HQ Vincent Brown ('70) H Christopher and Jennifer Browning 0 Douglas and Betty ('83) Brownlee Robert and Colleen Brownrigg Alv'if' Bruce ('02) St� nley and Terryl Brue L Moritz Brueckner l Scott ('841 and Cathleen ('831 Bru es ke O George and Pamela Bru rn me r David Brunette ('84) Arthur Brunner H Chari., ('66) and Carol Brunner Q Loui, ('SOl and Glenna ('50) Brunner Petra Onella Brunner (,56) LQ Gil Bruntz David Brusco L Harald (,441 and Hele n ('431 Bruun Oscar ('76) and Meli'''' Bryan Irene Bryant ('02) Keith Bryanr Medna Bryant Neil (70) and Mary ('70) Bryant LHQ William and Lee Ann Bryant Julie Brye (77) A. Dea n and Marilyn Buchanan LH Brook B ucha na n ('00) 0 Dennis and Jan Buchanan lillian Buchanan Suzanne Buchanan Erhardt and Virginia Buchfinck l Virginia Buckfinck HO Buck & Gordon Attorneys M Florence Buck Marilyn Buck Wayne and Judy Buck L William and Anne Buck a John ('581 and Norma ('59) Buckner Budget Car and Truck Rental The Buflalo News Anne Bugge Chester Buhl Estate L Cuong Bui ('02) John and Lynne ('74) Bulger Ruby Bu lg er ('65) Mable Buli Estate ('23) L Oscar Buli Estate L Ken and Grace ('69) Bullard James and Joanne ('87) B u ll ion Robert and Emily Bumpous David and Cathy Bunch Michael ('84) and Lu-Lu Bundick 0 Thomas Bundy Estate l Rebecca Bur ad ('74) LHO Mary Burchak Estate l Maurice a n d M ildred Burchfield l Mildred Burchfield 0 John and EI,a ('8 1 ) Burk Dale and Barbara Burke Frank and Jennifer Burklund Carl and lorinda Burlingame Burlington (Wash.) lutheran Church LO C. Glenn Burnett ('86) Jay Burrington ('5 1 1 Richard and Do ralin Burrows Q Oick and Sabina Burton l Ed and Penny BurlOn Judith Burton ('7 1 ) Daniel (,8 51 and Joyce Busby Jim and Anita Busby l. Scott ('74) and Kathy ('7 1 ) Buser H Bradley ('88) and Tisha Busey


Thomas PS) acd Holly Buskirk 0 Gerald ('S3) and Darlene Buss HO John and luell.a Bu'itad l L('() and Signeo Bustad L luella Bustad HO Alva Butcher

Charles and Doris ('55) Butler Kenneth Carl Butler (76) Rodney and Tayah 1'97) Butler 0 Ho .. ard l. Byerly l Mark ('S2) and Joan Byl Q Robert and Ro,e ('771 Byland 0 lewIS ('76) and Sue Byrd Kenneth Byrne ('89) 0

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Rick and Barbara Cafferty David and Rebe<c it CCifferty eart dnd Diane Cafferty Gregory 06) and Melis.sa Cain Q Cynthia Caldwell 1'76) Karen Calf., ('S5) Jerry Moore and Barbara Calhoun-Moor. (69) Eric COOl and Virg;ni. {'971 Callis.on franklin (74) a n d Sara (73) Cal,beek H David (il meron ('63) and Louise Lindgren Allan an d Dorothy ('66; Cameron Matth ew Cameron ('021 I'IIdncy Cameron ('64) Cammarano BrOlherot;, Ine l , Craig Cammack ( 9 1 1 0 Earl and Iris ('55) Cammock LHO Decln ('87) and Gwendolyn Campbell Geo(ge and Dianna Campbell Glenn ('60) and Margery ('6 1 ) Campbell LHO Terry ('l2) and Ellen lee (,681 Campbell 0 Ross and Kristine Candoo �ristin Cannon ('01 ) Stephen and Jeanne Cannon Keith and Mdrlene Cdnton La lillian Cantrell Jim ('58) and Cri, ('61) Capelli lO Robert Jnd Cheryl (,a3) Capoocia Kendra Capolli ('A 1 ) loi> Capp, ('59) 0 Sam Capps ('931 0 Rod ney aoci Margaret Cardweoll Jeffrey Carey ('68) [l.,vid ('90) and Julie (,S9) Carlile Connie Carlisle ('SS) Victorld ClJrlsen ('88) Q A. Mark ('67) and Karen Carlson Alan 1'551 and lois Carlson 0 Albert Carlson H Ali. Carlson ('73) Andrew ('661 and Virginia Carl'ion Arthur CMlson Estdtt." L Dale and Jedn Carlson Q Oavid W. Carlson 0 David E. Carl.on ('86) 0 David (721 and Flavia (72) (,lrlson 0 Duane Carlson ('75) Ernest Carlson ('54) Evan J.V, Carl,on ('45) F. Paul dnd Judith Carlson Q George and Dorothy (,491 Carlson Hdrry ('49) and Violet Carlson H Herb and Lorrain Carlson Q Jdme'i Carlson (78) Janet C Carlson (, 461 LO Tom Cilrlson LO Joshua Carhon ('0 1 ) JunE' Carlson Q Kenneth ('63) ilnd Bernita Carlson KE"nnelh Randall ilnd Kathleen Carlson lewrs and Fern Carlson

laney ond Sheila ('64) ("rison Q Marian Carlson Marilyn Carlso n Mark ('64) and Nancy ('SO) Carlson Mary Carlson l Michael Carlson 1'83) Norman P I ) and Su,an ('74) Carlson Owen and Juanita Carlson Paul ('60i and Mary lou 1'59) Carlson lO Randall Carlson ('85) 0 Robert Carlson Ray ('64) and Maryalice Canson Rushton e86) and Anna Carlson Stephen Carlsun {'S31 and Stacy Waddell Carl,on ('83) 0 Ted (741 and Wendy Carlson Thomas (ar lson ('65) lHO Timothy (,S7) and Elizabeth ('S7I Carl,on Verne-r (arlson Estate L Thoodor. ('55) and Alzora ('57) Carl> trom HO Carlran and Associates lLC Virginia Culton Donald and Mary Carlyl e l Mark Cilrnt'se ('97) EI,ie Caroth ....' ('83) E. Wayne Carp and Paula Shields Q Jon and Toni Carpenter John and Lisa em Judith Carr (70) William Cd" ('571 Thomas. and JOdnne Carrata May Carrell (' 65) 0 Federico ('93) and Patricia Carreno Jeffrey Carro ll 1'021 Phyllis Grahn Carl,on·Carroll (,55) LHO Ral ph Ca"kadden ('62) H David ('SO) and Katharine ('SO) Carson Kdth(>rine Carson ('66) Michael Carson (76) HO Clmeron Carsten sen ('01) Rich,ord ('56) and Delore, ('56) Carstensen Barbara Carter (7 1 ) R. and Virginia Cart�r Herbefl ('58) and Martha Cartwright Janice Caruso (' 70) Davis ('65) and Pam Carvey lO Mkh.,el and Sandra Casberq Cascade Natural Gas Corporation I Paul and Beverly {,92) C-lscio Thomas and Anne ('63) (ase O Paul Jnd Kathryn (,SO) Casey Jame<, (75) and Frances Cash Coshme,e Valley Ban k l Dave and Patricia Casmier Robert and Eva Caspersen Oistein AndresE'n and l inda c.lSpersen-Andresen Lee and Susan ('72) C� sperso n Diane Cassidy CSO) Robert (74) and Patricia C."eeI 0 Randall and Jeann(' Castello Catalyst Cruiseos lO Doug'.' Cato Merlin and Dianne ('6 1 1 Cavender lola Cavio, I Cathy Cavne.. (791 Brian and Amy ('93) Cebull 0 Ernest {'SOl and Helma Cpmcntina Q Center EIKtri< In(, LO Center for Naturdl Medicine PC

Marietta Centko ('S�I 0 C@nual Lu(heran Churc h, Anchorage, Alaska lO Central lu theran Ch u rch , Belli ngham, Wash. lO Central lutheran Church. Eugen�. Ore. l Central lutheran Chur(h. Portland, Ore. LO Central Pacific Mortgage (pntral Wc,s,hington Uni ver'iity

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(£lnlUry 21 lund Realtors 0 CH2M Hill I William and Sharon Chadek Chalet in the- Woods Ch�1lker Putnam Collins & SCOtt Inc Q Ray dnd C h a rlo tte Chal ker Brent Chamberlain ('02) Gary and Janice C hamb erl a i n Champion International Corporation l Jay and SU53n Chan Pak Joe (7 1 ) and lilly Chan l Wilfrid Shu Nam ( 74) l Wing and Sophia Ch a o 0 Craig ('S5) and Kathy Chance 0 David ('69) and Marcia (7 1 ) Chance lO Nelda Chandler {,61 I Ralph and Ruth ('3S) Chaodler l Jeff and Sarah ('001 Ch.ndler O Judith Chanoy 1'69) Bijl ('64) and Teresa Chapman

James and Carol Chapma n David Cha ppe-u and Joan Chappell ('99) Charitable Girt Fu nd l David Jnd Priscilla ('0 I ) Charles Thomas and Janice Charles Brian ('87) and Chene-lie Chase Jim and Vicki ('90) Chase 0 Bradley ('931 ,'nu Elizabeth Chatfield Ronald (76) dnd Patrice 1'77) Chatterton Chem·Nuciear Systems. Inc... L John H.S. and Ming Yee 1'60) Chen Ben B, Ch<on ey Foundation, Tacoma. Wash. l Chloe Ch eng ('04) Stephen and laurl'l (721 Chentow

Mark ( ,S2) and A,h •• Che,nun La Jonathon Chesser ('01) William .and Karel Che�sum Eun Cheu ng ('9S1 Chevron Corporation L The C hev ro n Companips M Charles and Gayle Chew Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation L Joseph and KriSli Running ('S5) Chiar,wallolti Peter and Diane Chick Eun Jin Chong ('02) Choral Arts Northwest Ernest CM. Choy ('741 Christ Lutheran Church, lakewood Wa,h. lO Christ Lutherdn Church, Odessa, Wd, h. l Christ lutheran Church, Spokane, W•• h. lO Christ the King luthE'ran Church, Milton- Freewal('(, Ore. L Walter Christensen Estate ('2S) L David and Carolyn ('671 Christensen 0 lillian Chri".itensen ('62) Russ ('6 1 ) and (Iiludia Christensen 0 Don and Sandy ('14) Christensen Leroy and Darlene Cluistenson Carolyn Chri\tian Cory Christian ('00) David ('59) and Anita ('59) Christian LHO Don Christian ('SO) 0 Rhoda Christian (7 1 I lO B. Rooney ('57) and Est. ('60) Christiansen Q Carl ('73) and Kathy Christidnsen H Edwiud and Alene Christiansen Q Alwin and Kalma Christianson Howard ('56) and Vernita ('68) Christianson lO Joan C h r i stnclc h t ('84) Chauncey ('50) and Nellie ('461 Christofferson 0

Glen ('H I ) and Susan ('S I I Chris tofferson Q Mark ('84) and Nanette Chris tofferson Q Ken and Jani ce (,77) Christophersen Bruce Christopherson (70) Kenneth and Polly C h ri sto pherson l HQ Marie Ch ris tophers o n ('55) Christopherson-Boze

Insurance Services , Inc. Q Allen and Mary C h ronister Jo,eph Chu ('80) and Elizabeth Ma lung·Tai Chu (75) Eri n Ch u ng James and MyrncJ Church Mark and Carol Churchill Philip a nd Patricia Church ley David ('57) and Vivian Churness William Cichanski ('94) Q City of Tacoma Norton Clapp L Richard ('59) and Kathryn Ann ('561 Clare Ruth Clare ('l8) Roger (,66) and Deane Claridge l Christine Clark Chilrles and Dottie ('53) Clark Glenice Clark ('70) John and Anne Clark Christopher and Lori (79) Clark PiluJ Clark ('99) Petra W. A. Clark ('861 Rober{ H. ('44) and Barbara Xavier ('44) Clark lO Sherry Clark ('S9) Ken and Alice Clarke Sue CI.lrke ('71) Jo,e (,871 and Dori, (73) Cla udio John (72) and Karen Claus Q Wilbur and Ethel Claus 0 Orland Clausen Kenneth and Betty Johnson 1'66) Cl au ,on Me lis sa Cleary ('001 Alan (,SO) and Deborah Cleland Robert and Frances Clel a nd Michelle Clemence ('85) Tyler 1'91) and Erin Clements 0 Gregory and Debra ('74) Clerc Daniel and Wendy (,90) Cl erget Brian Cleven ('0 1 ) Ll oyd ('SO) and Phyllis ('54) Cleven 0 SCOtt and Molly ('S7) Click Deborah Cloutier ('S6) 0 William Jnd Dolores Cloyes Gordon Coate, ('54) HO Joseph and Margene Coa te s Warren (,7 1 ) and Leora Coates Joan Cobb Peary Coca-Cola Bottling Company of the Northwest I Hulda Co ca nowe r Estate L Kent and Bonnie Cochrane Ranee Coch rane ('0 1 ) Gary and Cilrol C ockrel l Harley and Kathryn Cockrum Q Gary and linda ('68) Cae Daniel Caen ('02) Ronald ('7 5 ) and Janice Coen Reagan Coffey ('all Robert ('6S) and Susan Coi ba Charlene Colburn (49) Kendall and Tammy ('81 I Colburn Q Mauhew ('01) and Betsy ('O l ) Cole Richllfd and Kristina ('96) Col eman Le,lie Co ll a r ('6S) 0 Ernest ('481 and Ruth ('5 1 ) Collard lHQ Paul Collard ('S2) H Collegiate licensing Company Patricia Collier Catherine Ann Collins (' 70) Q James Collin',; ('72) John (76) and Sylvia (77) Collins LQ Judy Collins (75)

Lauren and Margaret

Colman Carlo and lynda Colombo Boyd and Sandra ('93) Colt 0 David Coltom ('S3) HO Ronald ('61 I and Barbara ('61) Coltom H Columbia Banking SY5lem. Inc. Columbia Management Com pany Columbus Music Teachers Assoc ia r ion D.le Come r ('0 1 ) Commodities Plus Darnell 1'951 and Deborah ('93) Commodore 0 Bruce (76) and Marilyn (741 Com p ton Gilbert and Judith Comstock Concrete Technology Corporation L John and Nadine Condon W. Powell Cone L Ralph and Carmella ('S91 Connelly Conner Development Company I Kathi Ann Conner ('92) Q Consorti um/Advancement of Higher Ed uc ation L

Container Cor pora ti n of America, a Subsidiary of Jefferson Smurfit L Alejandra Contrerils ('02) Patricia Co nwa�' Tom and Caro lyn (,SS) Cook David (7 3) and 5haron Cook Brandon and Emily ('0 I ) Cook Eugene ('63) and Mary (,54) Cook 0 James (74) and Joan Cook 0 Ronald W. Cook ('861 LQ Kenyon and Abi gail ( '9 7) Cooke Wayne (,62) and Barbara Cooke John (,60) and Mary Cooley 0 Brett Cooper ('90) Bruce ('82) and Carol C oop er 0 Keith and Lynn Cooper Q Robert and Jean Cooper

George and Sarah Jean ('74) Cooper Ruth Severson Copenhagen lHO Tyle r Co plen ('66) Janet Copp ess (' 89) Irene Corbett (,29) David and Patricia ('78 ) Cor dier Davi(1 Corkrum (7S) 0 Kenneth ('67) and Dorothy Corliss David Jnd Alice ('62) Cornelius Donald and Maxine Cornell L Donald A. ('58) and JoAnn B. ('59) Co rn el l lO Jeffrey ('S6) and Maria Cornell Q Maxine Cornell Q Charlie Cornett ('75) Deborah Cornils ('73) H Jeffrey ('80) and Monica (,S3) Co rnish Andrew ('931 and Ali,on ('94) Corrigan 0 Anthony Cor te!,e Rodney Cory ('S 7 1 0 Tom and Mart. ('90) Cos tanzo William and Lois Castine Q George and Th�lma ('52) Castle Carol COlton Q Frank ('SO) and Barbara Co uch James and Charlene Coulson Stacy Coulson (,0 1 ) W. Douglas Cou nsell 1'6 9) and Lorelee Bauer Susan Covell Miriam Cowan ('66) Sally Cowan (73) Pattie Lee COWE-ll ( 7 1 ) Clayton ('8S) and Cammy Cowl 0 Brian and Cindy Cox David and Melissa ('00) Cox Ruth Cox Anna Coy (,86) 0

Richard ('S3) and lee,a Coyner Q James ('64) and Ann ('64) Crabtree Brian and Joyce ('74) Crain Q Ida K. Crane Q James ('76) and Tina Crary Bruce and Bess Crawford Brian Crawford ( ' 9 1 ) and Gwen GutO\'/ (,92) Charles and Dollie Crawford Kevin and Patricia (,8 1 ) Crawford Eric and Mary Jean Crecelius Robert and Hilloah Creigh 0 Robert and K.lthleen C(eso 0 Linda Cress H Melville and Karen l. Nickel ('6 1 ) Creusere Q Rousseau Richards and Kirnberly C rippen (,0 1 ) Stephen Crippen ('991 0 p, Mark Crisson (81) John (75) aod Kathy Crocker Q Karen Crombie (7 1 ) Edward and Marilyn Crosby 0 Carl dnd Katherine Crosier Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, Renton , Wash , Cross Of Christ lurheran C h ur ch. Bell evu e, Wa,h. lO Don dnd Annie Crothers Ronald and Vanessa C rowe David ('6 1 ) and B. C rowner Paul Crumbacher ('78) Beverly Crumbaugh (, 54 1 Bruce Cu dahy Josefa Culanag (73) Linda Cullinane (' S3) Charh:�',; E. Culpeper Foundation l Ginger Culver ('921 0 lowell and Anke (70) Culver Scott and Catherine ('85) Cummings CUNA Mutual Ufe Insurance Company l Helen Cunningham (,45)

Michael Cunning h a m ('90) and Laurie Brockmann Michael Cunningham and Marcia Snook

Nicole Cun ning h am ('00) Q Robert and Susan ('SS) Cunningham James and Sheryl Cu rl Charles (,591 and Antoinette Curtis Q Robert Curtis ('551 0 Randy C u rt iss (70) Elizabeth Cushman ('S91 Roland Cushman M argo Cu sin Wanda Cutler ('93) Marina Czekaj ('02)

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Antonio and Peggy O 'And rad e Don D' Andrea ('491 Robert (7S) and Ann D'Unger O Steve and Wanda Daehlin Ernest Dagefoerde Estate l Marga ret Oagefoerde Estate l Warren and Betty Daheim Q Alan and S. leann Dahl Q Carol Dahl ('62) 0 David 17S) and Pam Dahl 0 David P. Dahl ('60) lO Gdry ('84) a n d Tineke Dahl Norman ('6 1 ) and Patricia ('621 Dahl 0 Orin ('60; and Coralyn ('61) Dahl W.H. and Helen Dahlberg Gary and Ooralee Dahlke H

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c � K�nneth and Flo Dahlst�t Q Candace Dohlstrom ('821 Jonathan ('861 and Wanda Dahlstrom 0 Marcus Dahlstrom ('831 0 Christopher and Jolyn ('93) Dahlvig Michael Dailey ('02 ) Milfgaret Melvf"r Dakan ('38) LHO Douglas ('8 1 ) and Kristi (,8 1 1 DaleQberg Steven ('66) and Susan ('671 Dalgleish 0 Carl Dalk Estate l Ray and Deanna Dally lHQ Waite and Patty Dalrymple Q David and EI,ie (,6 1 1 Dameke William and Ulsuia Dames Cecil and Helen ('5 1 ) D,mmen LHO Mich.lt"-I Oamone ('02) The Danforth Foundation l David ('75) and Christina Dangerfield Gwen Oar'liels ('53) Kary and Barbara Daniels L Yvonne Daniels Peter G. and Helen E. Danielsen H Donald ('561 and Jean ('561 Danielson Donald and Jean (,6 1 ) Danielson Val and Alice Dclnielson l Danish Sisterhood Thyra Lodge # 1 9 Dale and Janice ('601 Dann Q Jerry and Gail ('84) Danner Michael Darcher and Joanne Lisosky Robert ('79) and Kimiko Dardis Q David .md linda Darling John Gower and Lisa Darling-Gower ('B7) Daryl ('60) and Gwendolyn ('6 1 1 Daugs Q Richard ('621 and Joan ('661 Davenport Harold and Chri'tin, ('89) Davey David Davidson and Katharine Reigstad ('761 0 David and David D;}Vid�on Harry ('83) and Wendy Davidson Doug and Kelly ('B8) Davidson Thomas and laVonne ('56) Davidson Earl and Anita Davie John and Kjirsten Davies Herschel and Patrida ('48) Davies RobE'rt .lnd Sharon Dcwies Davis Wright Tremaine I Brian ('89) and Andrea Davis Clara Davis HQ Eldon ('551 and Carole Davis H Fr� (77) and Elma Davis George ('411 and Mary ('4 1 1 Davis l Gerald and lyndal Davis J. Walter and Clara Dav;s L Mark Davis ('9 1 ) and Kristine Brown ('9 1 ) Q Mark 1'82) and Nancy (,8 1 1 Oav;s a Mary Davis ( ,4 1 ) HO Lee and Maxine ('42) Davis Thomas Pierson and Molly Davis ('75) Paula Davis 1'571 Bill and Nancy Oavi s L Stephanie Davis {'021 Virginia Davis Virginia Davis Pifer ('36) l Fran<:e<:a S. Dawson LQ Leland ('721 and Dobbie Dawson lHQ Ruth DaVison ('57) Monika Day ('88) John and lois De Boer Sander De Haan ('881 James De Jong ( ,841 Bruce (,B71 and LiSil ('88) Deal 0 E_ Fr� and Ann Deal LQ Jerry and Sharon Deal lawrence Deal ('91) and lisa Simonsen ('9 1 ) 0 Robf>'rt and Patricia l.E. ('78) Deal

John Dean H John and Mildr� �an L Ronnie and Diana De.nherage Gerald ('901 and Lois ('9 1 1 Debner Alicp Decker Clara Deckert ('651 Ro�or;. Clnd lueann ('93) Deckman Mic hael and Emily Dederer l Douglas and Mary Sue Deeks Alvin and Virginia ('73) Dees Gary Deeter ('891 Tony and Mary Deets Corrine Deetz ('71) lauren and Barbara (,62) Defreece Christian DeHart ('961 0 Dennis and linda DeHart John and Delores ('59) Deisher H Yvonne Deitz (,57) Richard ('571 and Corol DeJardine Sean Delaat ('94) 0 Doreen Delano ('63) Dennis and Paula ('75) DeLong Glorian Delorme ('62) Delta Air Lines Foundation lM John and Debbie DeLuca Kendall and Karen (,S21 Demaree Lee Demotica ('021 Howard Dempsey (,60) 0 Gail DeNatdle Roger and Barbara Dennis Jennifer Dennis ('90) Larry and Mardell ('591 Denni� a Scott ('83) and Katherine ('84) Dennis Steven DPPuydt dfld AnnetteOennis-OePuydt Daniel ('761 and Charlene Deremiah Cynthid Derning Miuge Deroche Jean€'tte Desimone ('83) Paul ('69) and Helen Dessen Mark DesVoigne- H Matthew D",Voigne ('961 H Darryl ('6 1 1 and JOdnn Dettmann La Robert and Jean (,481 �Valve Heather Dewey ('0 1 ) Q Fr�erick and Jean ('82) DeWitt Karen DeWitt Peter and Patricia Df'Wi tt The DextE'r Corporation Foundation L Richard and Carolyn ('641 Dexter H Thomas (75) and Denise (7 5 ) Dey Norma Deyton ('4 1 ) Diamond Pdfking. Inc. I Roberta Didnne ('691 Kimberly Diaz ('97) Michael and Barbara ('85) DiBlasi Jeffrey ('B8) and Laurel (,88) Dickason Q Duane Dickson ('891 Leeann Dickson (,951 David Dierckins (,901 Alan and Ardyth Dit."rcks L Andrew Diercks ('0 I ) Edwin Dierdorff ('88) Shannon Dierickx ('90) Carlisle Dietrich Estate l Craig and Kristine {'a2} Diez Digital Equipment Corporation L Maralee Digman ('75) Marion and Marion Dill Dale and Sharon ('691 Dillinger LH Joseph ('70) and Paula Di"on Q Teryl Dirks ('73) John ('651 and Nancy ('1161 Dirlam Q David and Frances ('85) Dittman Sylvia Kirkebo Dittmer ( ' 571 H Marshall ('0 1 ) and Virginia Ooak

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Hung and Siiri ('93) Doan Fiona Dobbins ('a l l Jerold and Jacqueline Dock LH Mark and Lois ('791 Docken Robert and Rosalie ('98) Docktor Q Thomas Dodd (741 and Gay Kramer-Dodd (76) James and Judith ('661 Dodds 0 George ('60) and Nancy Doebler Linda Doelle ('631 Madelon Dolan ('011 Patrick and Jytte Doles Gary and Joan Dolman Q Jami. Dombek ('72) Susan Dominy (70) Jerome Donahe ('601 LHQ Sharon Donahe ('611 L Jim and Seth ('871 Donahoe H Brian and lucinda Donald Patri<:k ('B3) and Patricia Donoviln Leon and Debbie ('80) Dorich Ted and Kathleen Dorn David (,771 and Wendy Dorothy Q Edwin ('501 and Edna ('50) Dorothy Q Karl and Amy Dorr Donna Dorsey Steven and Karen ('S31 Dostal L. Douglas ('711 and Helen ('721 Ooten Anita Dotson (,B7) larry and Holly Dotson Judd ('55) and Nancy ('57) Doughty HQ Ian and Penny Douglas Dennis and Elsa (, 621 Douglass Jeffrey ('931 and Kristen Douglass Mark ('8 1 1 and Teresa ('831 Dougla55 0 Mark Douglass ('9 1 1 and Betsy Branch Peter Douglass ('861 Q Ronald ('531 and Margaret ('521 Douglass LQ Dow Chemical Company Foundation M Peter and Ruth Dow Diana Dowling Gordon and Mildr� Dowling LQ Graydon and Colleen Jeanne ('551 Downing 0 David Pelton and Amy E, Drackert ('901 Philip and Laurie (,78) Drage Robert (,95) and Janet ('731 Draggoo Robert dnd Marjorie Drewes LQ Martin a n d S u s a n Dreyer Martha Driessn.lck Q Richard Driskell Harley and Patricia ('52) Drollinger Dryer Mortuary Q Robert and Virginia Dryver Cresencia Du Q Allison Duchow ('89) Q Martin J.H. Duenhoelter (,841 Gordon and Mildr� Dufseth LO The Duke Energy Foundation M Donna Duk)eth James Dumont (,a l l Elmore Duncan (,54) and Elizabeth Wassenaar H Rev, F. Alvin ('59) and Hildred L. (,60) Dungan LHQ Lucille Dunker L Leslie Dunlap ('851 Wallace 3nd Ga)e Dunlap Kenneth and Janette Dunmire Q DUnn Lumber I Kevin and Anita Dunn Henry and Karen ('63) Dunn James Dunn Greg and Monica ('82) Dunn Abel Dunning ('69) Arthur Duntsch Dupar Foundation I David and leanne Durham

William ('94) and Shannon Durick Lori Dutcher J Craig and Linda ('731 Dutton Michelle Duverney ('99) Q Christopher and Katherine rAvinell Susan Dwyer-Shick 8arbara Dykman ('621 Kevin Dykman ('83) John ('70) and Kelly Dykstra Q Naomi Dymond ('82i Henry Dyson ('56)

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Glenn ('76) ,nd 8ertha Eades Joanne Eager Karen Eason ('8 1 ) Franklin and lone ('69) Eastby Eastern Washington - Idaho Synod , ELCA, Spokane, Wash . L Steve and Sharon Eastham Frederick ('72) and Mary Lou ('74) Eastman LO Mark Eastman ("93) and Hollie Jantz Eastmi2n ('95) Eastside 4 Kids Q Neil ('58) and Janice ('59) Eastvold Q Victor ('70) and Karen Eaton Paul Ebcn5teiner (,02) leo <lnd Marian Eberle Joseph and Susan ('68) Echelberry Inez Eckblad Estate l Earl ('66) and Denise Ecklund LO Earl Eckstrom L The Ecology Center Eddie Bauer, lnc L Paul and Judith ('661 Eddy Peter and Deann ('82) Edgers Ruth Ediger ('881 Edison Lutheran C h urch, Bow, Wash, LO larry and Diane Edison a Carol Edlund ('56) Francis and Harriet Edlund Estate l Jennifer Edlund ('96) Q John ('6 1) and Virginia ('64) Edlund LHQ larry and Kathleen (,64) Edlund LQ Philip Edlund ('00) Q F. Ta lmage and Molly Edman LHO Jonathan ('891 and Nancy (,88) Edmonds HQ Kennelh ('64) and Barbara (,641 Edmond, Q Earl and Jean Edmunds Allison Edner ('96) Roger ('661 and Vera ('661 Edstrom Alfred and Betty Edwards Cynthia (76) and Terry ('76) Edwards LQ David ('831 and Laurada ('SO) Edwards David Edwards and Patricia Shuman Gayle Edwards ('751 Frank and Luella ('541 Edwards Q Mark and Marilyn Edw.]rds David and Patsy Effenberger Susan Egaas ('8 1 ) 0 Christopher and Barbara 1'93) Egan Duane and Sandy Egbers Mark ('76) and Lisa Egbert Q Edith Eger Kenneth and Joyce Egertson lawrence {'56) and Christine Eggan LQ Richard and Jeanette Egge Steve and Donna ('91 1 Egge Michae) and Lisa ('90) Egger Steven Eggerichs Mark and Christine Eggert Clairmont and Evelyn Egtvedt Charitable Trust l Evelyn Egtvedt LQ Myron Egtvedt Barbee Ehli ('69) Mark ('S61 and Kimberly Eibel James and Angie ('69) Eichholtz Q

W.larry ('59) and Janice Eichler LQ Christen Eidal ('7 1 ) and Laura De V�rna Eidal ('801 Ingeborg Eide Estate L Gordon and Ethel Eide L Kenneth and Mabel ('4 1 ) Eide Kathleen Eidson Joel Eilers ('96) John Clnd Gail Eilmes Kurt ('00) and Erin (,001 Eilmes Ivar (,5 1 l and Donna ('52) Eines Douglas and Shannon ('B I ) Eisert Q Evelyn Ek)und Estate ('361 L Bruce ('69) and Barbara ('69) Eklund 0 Michael Eklund-Grayum ('021 0 Abdullah EI-Kuwaiz ('73) ElCA Foundation - larry Neeb Fund L Jalmer ('56) and Marvyl (,58) Eldal Eldec Corporation, A Crane Company I Wallace ('48) and Charlotte Elefson H Eli Lilly & Company Foundation lM Iver ('55) and Camille ('591 Eliason LHQ Kevin ('89) and Kristin Eliason Q Leo (,62) and Barbara ('591 Eliason Q John Eliasson ('77) Secn (,8 2 1 and Patricia ('83) Ellerby Q Scott ('S31 and Amanda ('831 Ellertson Donald ('521 and Doril Eliertson Q Arthur ('6 1 ) and Katherine Ellickson HQ Esther Ellickson ('581 Margaret Ellickson ('59) John and Linda ('69) Ellingboe LO Byron and Inez Ellingson PClstor Richard and Leila Ellingson LH Diana Elliot Chalmers and Evelyn 1'4 1 1 Elliott Lee Elliott ('02) Betty Ellis 0 John Ellis Steven and Martha (771 Ellis Mary K, Ellis L Guy ('821 and Brenda ('83) Ellison LHQ Robert ('571 and Janyce ('57) Elm.r Q Rudolph ('391 and May E)mer Q Edward and Judith Elston Jeffrey ('851 and Lindsay ('931 Elston Q Scott ('88) and Michelle ('87) Elston Q James ('89) and Kathy ('90) Elwyn Douglas ('761 and Gretchen ('77) Ely Q Emanuel lutherlln Church , Ritzville, Wash_ LO Ralph and Elene (,431 Emerson Joyc� Emilson ('691 Q Emmanuel lutheran Church, Spokane, Wash. Emmanuel lutheran Church, Walla W.lla, Wash, LO Emmaus Lutheran Church , Eugene, Ore_ Q Gaylord ('66) and Ora A.L, Enbom Julius Eneboe ('521 Q Elizabeth Engelhardt J. Murray Gibson and Wendy Enger Gibson (751 Stephen and Maren (741 Engh 0, and Margaret ('52) England Christine Engstrom Philip and lorrCline Engstrom Robert and Karen (721 Enhelder Richard and Patricia Ennes Gregory Ennis ('97) H

Stephen and Ellie Ennis Q Arleen Ensign (,49) Laurence and Margaret ('56) Ensor Elizabeth Eploy ('88) Gary and Janet ( 7 1 ) EppelsheimE'r Adam Epperson ('021 Barbara Erbey David (77) Ericksen LQ David ('86) and Nancy ('871 Ericksen Q Donald ('88) and Sara ('881 Ericksen Q Henry and Jo Ericksen lQ John ('70) and Mllrita Ericksen Q Kenneth Ericksen ('61) Q Melissa Ericksen ('69) Gordon ('54) and Marion Erickson Cordelia Erickson Dawn Erickson ('95) Ken Bailey and Deborah Erickson ('S2) 0 Elmer Erickson (,42) Q Henry ('5 1 ) and Carol Erickson Gary and Joanne (701 Erickson John and Sharon Erickson Kiul Erickson ('0 1 ) Kenneth and Dorothy Erickson l PhylliS Erickson Q Richard and Jolene ('871 Erickson Jon ('521 and Amy ('5 1 ) Ericson lenore Ericson Wilbert ('49) and Irene Ericson Leigh ('771 and Janice ('771 Erie a Dilniel (,62) and Karen Erlander HQ Philip (,601 and �Iore, Erlander Ernst & Young lLP L Ernst and Young Foundo.'ltion LM Edward Wood and Amanda Ernst Wood ('901 Matth ew ('6 1 ) and Karen Ernst Richard (,68) and Gladys Erstad Albert and June ('65) Esche Berger and Elvira Espeland Loleta Espeseth 0 Melissa Espinosa ('90) Claud and Blanche Kilmer ('501 Ethen Jay Etheredge Donald ('59) and Linda ('59) Etzel H James and Mary Jean Eubanks Ma r}1 Myung Hi Eun ('8B) John ('99; and Michelle ('0 1 1 Eussen Frank Evancich ('421 EV.lngelical luth Ch of AmUniverSity Congregation PLU Evangelical lutheran Church of America, Chicago, III. Alexander and Anne Evans Bonita Evans Erik Evans ('B9) Robert and Joanne ('65) Evans Mary Evans ('76) 0 Michael ('80) and Cynthia ('80) Evans Gerald ('63) and Linda ('61 ) Evanson lHQ Glenn ('5 1 ) and Edith Evanson Q Leigh Ann Evanson ('92) Q Christine Evenson ('79) HarloVJ and Betty Evenson larry and Judith Evenson a Gloria Grove Everson ("5 1 ) l Mary Everson (,4B) a Porsche Everson ('99) Daniel and Paula (,75) Evjen Betty Ewart Patricia Livia Ewen ('78) Lois (Tollfeldt) ('48) and Donald Ewing LO David and Julie ('02) Ewing Marlowe and Alyce {,28} Ewy L


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Gerald ('50) and Grace Faaref\ lHQ Ron and Betty Faas John and Patricia Fackenthall Thomas and Julianne (,S8) Fagerstrom Q Gary and Mary Ann (' 70) Fahl Timothy Moe and linda Fahl9ren,Moe ('9 1 ) K. Donald and (onst,lOce Fair FairtMnks Lutht'ran Church. Fairbanks , Alaska LO James and Margaret ('92) Faison Faith Evangelical lutheran Church , Stockton, Calif, Faith LuthE-ran Church. North Bend, Ore. Fdith Lutheran ehUl'eh. Seattle, Wash. L Faith Lutheran Church. Shelton, Wash. 0 Sally Falcone ('84) Gary ('SO) and Manlee ('80) Falde O Bradley (79) and Marlena ('SO) Fdlk HO Mark ('84) and Kathy ('85) Falk 0 Philip ('50) and Roberta (,5 1 ) Falk Robe-r! ('79} and (onnie Fallsrrom Terry and Alice Falter Millison fambles F�lmily Of Christ Lutheran Ch 0 Robert and Cynthia Fankhduscr Mike and Rebecca ('79) Fann Farmers Insurance l Richard Farner and Kathleen Vdught-F.uner Steven ('69) and Mary Farnf"r Eugene and Margrethe ('61) Farn'!l.trom Q Brooke Farnsworth ('02) larry and Simdra Farnsworth Stephen Farr ('66) Kathleen Farrell 0 Rebecca Farrell ('0 1 ) Harry Farrington Peter and Sandra Farrow Dennis Fatland ('61) 0 G. Lenore Faulk ('86) Scott Faulkner ('91) Einar and Marion F.luske 0 Hdfold and Sue Faust 0 Julianne Fawcett Donald and Linda (75) Fay Louise Faye Q PriSCilla Featherstone James ('66) and K,'thy Feek H Hall ('92) and Sheri ('92) Feeney Stan and Oalene ('77) Fet'ro 0 John Feldmann 1'82) HO David (,6S) and Marilyn (70) Fenn O Ella Mae Fenn ('39) LO Thomas ('68) and Katherine Fenn John and Dorothy Fennt'r M.uy Fenner ('64) Fay Fcn,ke ('74) Boyd Ferguson Estate L Chris and Patricia Ferguson 0 Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation Robert (,53) and Mary Ferguson Todd ('84) and Florence ('84) Ferguson Leanne Fernald 1'66) 0 Sus3n Ferre John ('65) and Sonja Ferri 0 Michael ('8 1 ) and Mary Anne Ferri TImothy (79) and Teri Ferrin Janet Haley Fesq ('60) L

Robert and Rhondi ('73) Feuch t Kenneth and linda Fialkowski Dean-O and Nancy Fickert 0 Roland Barach and Decky Fiedler James Baker and Judy Field James and Parry ('68) Field Mary Fierke Fife Towil1g 0 Eunice Fife ('53) H Foundation tor Independent Higher Education I Alvin (,53) and Janet 1'56) Fink LO Martin Fink ('S l l William 1 ' 5 5 ) a n d Helen FInkle 0 Mary F,nley ('36) 0 Paul ('90) and Julie (,9 1 ) Finley Cyrena Fin negan ('02) Carol Finney 1'63) 0 Richard Flmeth ('75) and Claudia Riiff Finseth ('77) David Finstad (72) John ('70) and Katherine ('70) Finstuen HO Norma Finstuen Fir-Conway Lutheran Church, Mount Vernon, Wdsh. 0 Robert and Wanda Firman Cheryl Firoved ('02) First Evangelical lutheran Church, Bothell, Wash, L First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tacoma, Wash, 0 First Luth�ran Church of Richmond Beach, Seanle, Wash, L First lutheran Church. Kennewick, Wash. L First lutheran Church. Ketchikan, Alaska LO First Lutheran Church , Sioux Fall', S,D, Fi�her Broadca sting I n c l Fisher Communications Inc. I , 8etty Fisher 0 David ('49) and Irene (,49) Fisher LO Donna Fisher ('51) Grorge and Betty Fi�her l Jame5 and Joyce Fisher Michael and Karen ('87) Fisher Thomas and Laurel (,90) Fisher The 0, D. Fisher Charitable Foundation I Orville and Patri<i. ('76) Fisher , Scott ( 67) and Farah Lee ('69) Fisher Patri<:ia Fisk l Richard Fisk Estate (, 54) L Jeff and Kathleen Fite 0 Bette Fi tzgerald 0 Robert and Joanne ('73) Fitzgerald Br.andon ('96) and Tarren ('96) Fi. Oale ('77) and Elizabeth Fixsen Orning (, 55) and Wealthe. Fjelstad Claude and Marilyn Flagg Jacquelyn Flaherty 0 Larr y ('62) and Karen ('6 t) Flamoe O Kevin and Kristin ('93) Flandreau Paul Flaten (,65) Timothy ('86) aod Sara Flaten Q Dennis ('68) and Helen ('65) Flath Jame, ('69) and Gail (,70) Flatness Paul 1'63) and Kathleen Flatness Q Hester Anne Fl attum ('74) Benjamin and Elizabeth ('79) Flesher 0 M, Jo,ephine Fletcher ('4 1 ) Flett Dairy, Inc. L George and carlotta ('72) Flink HO Charles and Susan Flint Jerry an d Janet Flodin LO Michael Flodin (,S3) and Anne Hafer Joanne Flam ('7 1 )

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Florence O. Kilworth

Foundation L Joel Flores ('0 1 ) Un Axamethy Floyd (78) Fluor Foundation M Michael and Jean ('90) Flynn Mark (,86) and Charelle ('86) Foege William (,,7) and Paula ('60) Foege LO Bill Vlahos and lynn Foerster ('78) Robert and Helen Fogwell Mc1rta Fo'di Keith ('85) and Michele ('88) Folsom Mathilda, Kenneth, Clnd Phylaine Folson L Phylaine Folson HO Marvin and Sand r,l Fong Gary and Becky ('79) Fontaine Donald and Tami (,82) Forbes Michael and Jody Forbush Ford Motor Company Fund MI J. Christopher and Barbara ('S7) Ford Donald and Barbara Ford 0 lorene Ford Michael ('68) an d Mary ('68) Ford O Alf and Diane Forde Foremost Dairy Company L Forest Foundation l Norman Forness ('5 8) 0 Robert ('44) and Marjorie Forness 0 Paul Forsberg 0 Charles ('53) and Joyce Forsl dnd Allen Forsyth Karen Forsythe Priscilla Fortiner ('82) TheodOte Foshaug (74) David and Diann Fosli�n Foss Maritime M Agnes and Henry Foss Foundation l Emma Foss (,45) Henry Foss Estate l Julian Foss Estate l June and Julian Foss Foundation l Michael ('70) and Christine Foss 0 Howard ('68) and Adele Fosser Daniel ('S8) and Tracey Fosso a Donald ('57) and Margaret ('57) Fossa 0 Donald 1'6 1 ) and Carol Fossum Jeffrey and Ann ('88) Foster H Jeffrey and Dianne ('82) Foster 0 lustin Foster ('02) 0 5 , Scott ('90) and Morybeth ('88) Foster David ('88) and Ruth ('88) Foster-Koth a Foundation for I n ternational Services. l n e l Foundation Northwest l Steven and Kathleen ('96) Fountain Jeannette S. Fow ler Estate ('81) L Martha Fox Estate l Cari Ostenson and Sara Fox Frederick (,9 1 ) and Susan ('87) Frahm William and Anne Frame l Steven and Out; ('93) Francis Howard and Jean Franck Franco Fish Products, lnc. Frank Russell Company LM Franke To bey Jones Reitrement Estates Anthony Franke and Rita Schaps,Franke Barbara Franklin ('76) Pauline Franklin lO Rosa Lee Franklin ('74) Heidi Frankmoelle ('94) Robert ('96) and Lonna ('95) Frans john and Diana Fransen Gregory and Lori ('90) Fransen Mike and Jennifer Franza GI�nn and Helen Fr(lzier John and Julie ('89; Frazier

Perce ntage of Alum n i Who Contri bute 25

1 7.2%

Fred O. and Esther Muenscher l James ('7S) and Jane Fredricksen 0 Craig Fredrickson ('90) 0 Marvin Fredrickson ('64) 0 Stanley ('6 1 ) and Dennise ('64) Fredrick,on Vance and Elois Fredrickson Mark Lee ('56) and Rosemary ('60) Freed Whitney Freed 1'01) The Freeman Foundation L Paul and Diana ('80) Freem�m Irvin Freeman H Dietrich and Ci'therine Freiling James ('60) and Sandra ('59) Freisheim 0 Joseph and Kathryn Freitas Charle, (79) and Judy French 0 Ryan French ('98) Daniel and Susan French Robert and Karen Frerichs James and Shirley Fricke 0 Mi<hael 1'90) and Joan (,S9) Friel 0 Fdends of Independenr Schools and Bener Education l Richard and Diana ('8 1 1 Friesz Gary and Margaret Frisch Richard Fritsch Bradley ('69) and Kathleen Fritts R, Byard and Jeane ('52) Fritts Paul Fritts Arthur and Barbara Fritz John Fritz ('59) >From the Bayou 0 Duane ('78) and Becky Fromhart 0 Frontier Bank I Carl and Evelyn (,38) Frost LO , Dale and Karen ( 92) Fruehauf Willard and Kathy Fry Marian Frye Craig and Deanna Fr yhle Tom Fry.ell ('S 1 ) The Gottfried and Mary Fuchs Foundation L Robert and Dorothy Fuelleman Thomas ('78) dnd Su san Fuesler 0 Todd Fukumoto ('98) Steven and Darcie ('761 Fulkerson Oustyn Fuller ('98) Michael ('94) and Erin ('95) FuliN O Richard and Karen ('76) Fulmer Lillian Fulrhorp ('45) Meriel Fulrz James Funfar ('80) and Patricia Evoy LO Clarence Funk (70) and Gloria Funqk Roland ('6(;) and Annette Funk LO Richard and Diana (7 1 ) Fuqua

20.4%

23%

Philip ('75) and Leanne ('73) Furth Paul (,9 1 ) and Heidi ('91) Furth Winifred Fuson C. Christian and Aleta Fynboe O Carl l (,49) and Ingrid E, ('48) Fynboe LHO William Oltman and Karen Fynboe ('73) HO Gavin and Brenda ('9 1 ) Fysh

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Don ('55) and Alta ('55) Gaarder Olaf Gaastjon Estate L Helen Gabel Luther ('50) and Dolores ('5 1 ) Gabrielsen David (,61) and Linda Gaenicke Mark and Kristi ('91) Gaimster Alan and Ann Gaines Donald E, ('84) and Janet O. Gaines LO Grant and Susan Gaither 0 Fra nco and Leanne (,85) Galati Dwight ('721 and Margaret Galbraith Michdel and Cheryl 1 ' 76) Gale O Barbara Gallagher Elizabeth Gallagher ('73) John and Leanne ('87) Galla9her O Leo and Katherine Gallagher Trust LO Carolyn Gal laway H George and Carolyn Gallaway L Per Gollie ('6 1 ) 0 Kenneth ('59) and Barbara Gamb Gannett CommlJrlities Fund LM Donald ('5 1 ) and Augusta ( , 5 1 ) Gannon Josephine Garaba[Q ('74) Daniel Gord (,82) 0 Grant ('5 1 ) and Phylli, Gard O Kenley and Joan ('56) Gard 0 Roger and Lorene ('84) Gard Olov Gardebring Cecelia Gardlin (,45) 0 Eric Gardner (,9S) Robert and Millicent Gurdner Veeda Gargano-Ray Helen Garner James and Judy Garrett Patrick and Mary ('89) Garren Steven (,67) and Elizabeth Garrett William and Maureen ('77) Garrett 0 Lonnie and Virginia ('75) Garrison Rodney ('76) and Patsy Garrison Donald and Ellen 1'56) Garrity

Ruth Gaschk ('32) Lynn Gasner ('66) William (,98) and Nancy Gass O Clifford and Patricia Gastineau 8ill & Melinda Gates Foundation M James and Judith Gates l Jeffrey ('86) and Stacy Gates Jerry ('90) and Alyce ('90) Gatlin Frieda Gatzke ('58) 0 Clarence Gault and Mi ldred Berven Gault ('3 1 ) H Bryan ('76) and Dana Gaume O Charle, (,00) and Mary (,001 Gavigan Neil ('97) and 50njia ('97) Gavin 0 Mark and Cheryl 1'83) Gazdik William and Marlys Gazecki Q Joseph !'77) and Kim Gazes 0 Thoma') Gearhart ('86) Roger (71) and Martha Gebhard LQ William ('71) and Carlynn Gebhardt 0 John Butler and Terri Gedde Butler (77) 0 Peter 1'82) and Jana ('SO) Gedde 0 Arthur and Mary Sue ('89) Gee Nicole Geffrey ('011 Ralph Gehrke LHO Douglas and Christine ('65) Gehrman Cynthia Geiger 1'01) Frederick Geiger ('SO) Richard Earl clnd lorrain� Kneip Geiger l Richard and Betty Geiger H Charles ('5S) and Carol ('57) Geldaker LO Sharon Geldaker ('S4) 0 Gary and Kathy Gemar William and Mary ('621 Gcmbus Mary-Elizabeth Gendreau ('02) Gene Pank�y Motor Company Inc. 0 General Electric Fund LM General Mills Foundation L General Motors Found.Jtion M Rodolfo and Emelita Genetia Georgia-Pacific Corporation M Laurel Gerald ('68) David and Heather ('83) Gerecke Frida Tayet Gerla ('301 0 Kent Gerlach H Robert Gerloff H Keith Germain ('00) William and Norma Gernon Gary and Marguerite Gerontis David Gerry ('76) 0 Albert (,5 1 ) and Glady' Gerstmann HO Charles and Debbie Gerughty O Christopher Gervais ('87) Jo Ann Gervais ('73) Richard ('69) and Cherie Gesinger lO Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Portland , Ore. LO Shirley Gelzin Johanna Geving ('63) Warren ('491 and Gerry (,48) GhormleyLO Anne Ghosn ('88) George Ghosn 0 Gian Oecaro Inc AI Gibbs Bertha Gibson Estate l

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William and Rochelle ('9 1 ) Gid d i ngs LO John and Katie Glenapp Carol Gi eszle r t'68) Geoff ('0 1 ) and Lour. COO)

Gifford Grant and Donna Gilbert Bertha Gilbertson Estate l Gordon Gilbertson Q Jan Gilbertson ('651 0

John M. Gilbernon Trust l

Mary Gi lber hon 0 Ronaldt;ilbertson ('72) Robert ('50) and MUriel Giles Sandra Gill ('7 1 ) Scott (,891 a nd Christine 1'891 Gillette 0 Janet Gilliam Gary Gillis ('901 Thomas 1'581 and Linda ( '6 1 ) Gilm er 0 Arlhur and Virginia Gilmore Q Jacqueline Gilmore ('87) ROle lle Gilmore Thelma Gilmur ('42) Todd ('85) and Julie ('86) Giltner 0 Lee and Elizabeth Gingrich Lorin an d Mar ylou

Ginther LO Michael ('971 and Anne

Gintl O

Ronald L, 1'701 and Ingrid M, {'701 Gin tz L H O Lu.::ille- Giroux l James ('681 and Georg ia ('681 Girva n H David and Susan Gitch Michael Giuliani ('021 StC've a n d Shdron Giuliani MlCha'" Givens ('83) and Kelly Philip Givens 0 Gordon and El sie Gjel ten Glacier Fi sh Company Jeff ('73) and Joan ('741 Gladow Margaret Ann Glaser ('58) 0 Charle s and Frauke Gl aspy Frederick Gleason ('661 Marle n e Gleason Stephen and H il du r ('65 1 Gleason

Charles and Eleanor Gleiser Glendale lutheran Church. Seattle, Wash, L The Glenn Sound Company I nc Gretchen Glew ('40) Kathryn Eid� Glick ('551 LH R. Sara Glick

Gloria Dei lutheran Church. Coos Bay are, 0 , Gloria Dei Lu the ran Ch u rch. Olympia , Was h. 0 Gloria Dei Lut h('ran Church. Tdcoma, Wash. Q S herwood Glover ('631 Kim S ean g dnd Vaihoun Go Oon and Jennifer {'91 I Gochanour Ulrich and Karen ('62) Goebel

Georg e and Janet Goehren HO Brenl Goeres (741 Dennis an d Dennis Goett Sarah GO<Je" ('01 1 Calvin (,95) and Amy Goi ngs 0

Ken Taylor and Robin Gorne

John and Joan n (741 Gorrell Margit Go rton Tracy Gosselin ('89) Salena Goudreault {'991 Jeff Goulden ('95) Gov. John R, Rage" High School Stewart and Alice Govig LQ Grace Lutheran Church. Cashmere. Wash. L

Gary and Midge Gonter

Oaniel Lipkie LO Gilbert Goodwater Thomas and

Caro l ('691

Goodwin

Kevin and Kathleen {'8 1 1 Goranson Edn. Gorder L L. Keith ('831 and Oebra Gorder 0

Gordon Thom.as Honeywell

Etal P l LC L I n g elo Gordon Gary and Sharon ('851 Go rham Li nda Goring ('71 I Nicholas Gor ne ('021

Wenatchee. Wash. L

Ro nald and Lola ('541 Gracey Verna Mae Gr aci ano ('67)

Gradwoh l O Katherine Graff ('00) 0

Jane Grage

Arthur Graham ('SO)

UJ ure nce and Dahna

Graham 0 Pamela Graham Olga G rah n LHO

Margaret Gram ('83 ) Mark ('85) a nd Gi l l ian Gramba Ronald an d Jeannine Granberg

Jon (,921 and Lori Grande 0 Louise Grande (,571 Volly Grande ('361 0 Sara Grandstrand ('02) Sleven and Janet Grangt!'

Tana Grange ('021 Karl ('821 and Renae ('82) Gra n l un d 0 Barbara Jean Granquist ('75) o Do ugla s Granquist ('01 I Gene and Esther Gram LQ Wil liam and Shirley Grant Theresa Grant ('85) Th� George Davis Family L Ronald (,48) and Kay Gratias LO

Brent ('901 an d Mary Grauerholz Delbert and Shirley Grauerholz

Kendall (,831 dnd Sheryll Graven Q Lis. Graversen ('79) H Lu ana Jean Graves ('7 1 ) C"rl Gray (,86)

Community Foundation L

Dou glas and Katherin e

Greene H Fran ces Green leaf (,87)

'53 credits

the words on the back of an old Pacific

Greenwood Q Lorna Greer ('43) H Lyle and La rna ('43) Greer L Daniel ('56) and Norma ('54) Grefthen

Gutlorm (,47) and Inger Gregersen 0 Marianne Gregersen (,60) Frank and Jean ('641 Greif K ur t Grem m ert Steven a nd Joanne ('87) Grenlund Dan and Ellen ('531 Grewe Ronald ('69) and Meli ssa

Grewenow LHQ Arthur and Karin ('60) Grice Theresa Grieder ('85) Gail Grief ('86) Jack and Christine ('85) Grier Oonna Griffen ('861 Gordon ('73) and Debbie G ri ffi n Te rry Griffilh ('72) Lewis and Angela ('87) Griggs

Jame, and Beulah (,631 Grimberg Anne Gri m m ('0 1 ) Danyelle G rimmett ('021

Clarice Grimstvedt ('36) Ronald and Brith G ri n ne ll Dwight and Barbara

G r iswol d Richard Griswold ('551 0 110 Grobins Reijer and Barbara Ann ('59) Groenvel d C. Wi l lia m and lu Ann Groesch 0 Edward ('931 and Kathleen

Groh Karl A,E. ('631 and Sharon

Gronberg LO James and Oeborah ('75)

of PLU's first president, Bjug

G ronda h l G roning er & Co mp any, Inc. I John (75) a nd Jeanne Glonli

Ha rstad, Hance feels his l i fe has always been touched by

Oonald Gross ('651 H

the u n iversity's heritage,

Theodore Grotjohn ('57) H Daniel Gru dt (, 851 and Lois

Swenson-Grudt ('85) 0 Allan ('56) and Sharon

After graduating from PLU with a business degree,

Gubrud

Oennis ('62) and Shirley ('63)

Hance joined the m i l itary,

Gudal

earned a deg ree in

Michael and Leslie Guelker-

mechanical engineering and

Michael ('8 1 ) and Shelley Guidos J. Olaf Gulbransen Emte ('031 L Norene Gul ha uge n (,481 0 Ernest Gulsrud L

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then worked for many years in research at Chevron. To plan for the futu re, he and his

Carol and Vern '53 Hanc_

Ernest Gulsrud and Mary Tate-Gulsrud H

wife, Carol, opted for a frugal l i fe,

" I feel that I have been blessed," he said of his contributions to the un iversity, including many years as a

Q Club donor, " I wanted to do

something to further the building of character,"

Natalie Gulsrud Peler ('76) and Mary Ellen 1'77) Gulsrud Q Thomas Gumprecht ('7 1 ) and Bonnie Wilrak LQ Lorrajne Gundersen Q Mil dred Gunderson H

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Glenn Gustavson ('38) and Beverly Gustafson Q Michael and Joan Gustavson Frank and Rebecca Gutierrez Georgia Gutierrez ('02) Antonio and Teresa Gutierrez

Anna Gutzler (,971

Oavid ('7 1 ) and Ba rbara ('7 1 )

G u t zl er O Warren and Judith Guykema

0

('741 Greenwood LO Wi ll iam and Pam ela

Dennis and Kimberle (,87)

Cha racter," it said, A relative

Pearl Gustafson

David ('74) and Mclrgaret

Grogan HO

Lutheran College sign for g u iding h i s life. "Build for

Kennelh and Sonja ('891 Gunderson Q William G unkel ('75) Q Eric ('86) and Ki m ('87) Gunnerson Q Joanne Gunnerson ('54) Kathryn Gunnerson ('86) David ('82) and Jana Gunovich Q reresa G un saul s ('89) Janelle G un ter ('971 Garard ('67) and Carol Lec ('68) Gustaf",n Garth Gustafson ('0 1 )

Robert Greenlee ('86)

Yvonne Grissom ('80)

Graduate says g iving back builds cha racter ern Hance

The Greater Tacoma

Green ('7 4 1 Lawrence ('76) and Kim Green LHO Raymond ('5 1 ) and Luanne Green Jil linda G reene Bossen ('74) HO Bethany Greene ('99) Marvin and Maurine Gleen e William ('72) and Sharon ('72)

LeWIston, Idaho Q Grace Lut heran Ch u rch .

Nathan Wolfe ('001 and

Douglas Gonyea L A)ice Gonzales ('381 H Gi lberta and Maryfou Gonzales Andrei and Kristi ('921 Gon zal e� Alex (,9 1 ) and Danelle ('87) Gonzalez 0 Antonia Gon7.al ez Chelsea Goode ('0 I I Robert a Goodnow (75) and

Jean Graybeal ('751 Kevin G ray um and Suzanne Ekl u nd -Gray um Q

Grace Lutheran Church,

ELCA

P h i lip Goldenman ('69) Margaret Goldman Richard and Brenda Goldner Norman dnd Dorothy Go ld stei n Goldstone Lutheran Church, R udyard, Mo nt, Gordnn and Go rd o n Golliet Robert Gomulkiewicz ('83) and Andrea Lairson LQ

Oonald ('66) and Carol ('631 Gray 0 Kevin ('84) and Dawn Gray

Green W, Goebel and Kimberly

Church, Brady, Mont.

Golden WeSf Women of the

Donald Gray ('561 0

Grace Lutheran Church. Des Moines.Wash.L

Matthew Gradwohl {'941 0 Peter ('90) and Andrea

Golden West Lutheran

David and Kathryn Gray a

HJ. Heinz Company Foundation M

David (,6 1 ) and Joanne Haaland LO Jame, ('581 and Susan Haaland LO Dale {'89) and Jennifer Haarr 0 Henry and Cath erin e ('84) Haas

Virginia Ha as L Saul & Oayee G. Haas Foundation L Arthur ('42) and Beatrice Haavik O,Jay Haavik ('65) and Sharon Romm

Gary ('66) and Kathryn ('661 Habedank LH

OUa and Arleen Habedank H Colleen Hacker Q Pau l i ne H ac ker Robert and Joanne Hadland L Mary Jane Hilem ig Anne Hafer ('77) 0 Diane Hagedorn James Peterson and Gerry H ag edorn ('66) L HO Carl Hageman and Anne

Lucky ('581 0 Erven ('SO) and Loi s Ha gen Eva Hag en ('59) LO Frank ('69) and Amy Hagen Jacqueline Hagen H Lauraloe Hagen ('75) LO Norman ('43) and Jacqueline Hagen L Todd ('89) and Susan ('89) Hagen

Wallon ('5 1 1 and Jacqueline ('5 1 1 Hagen 0 Maria Hageness ('3B) LH T. alai ('31) and Sara h Hageness LQ Georgelte Hagerman Richard ('63) and Teresa Hagerty

Sandra Hagev i k ('621 0 In memory of Bert Hagg L Helen Hagg Melvin and Linda ('82) Hagge

Hal a nd Elin Ha ggl u nd 0

Vielor Hagl un d ('5 1 ) 0 Sylvia Hag man n ('86)

John and Anne Hagopian Kenneth ('87) and G lend a

Karen Hall ('0 1 ) Larry and Eleanor Hal l

Robe" (,81 I a nd rammy Hall Q Shane Hall ('021 Jeff and Suzanne ("S3) Hall C. Bert ('63) and Aast e H all ad ay larry and Elizabeth Haller St an le y and Mary ('631 Haller Thomas EgnC!\\' and Joan Halley ('821 Michael and Mary Kay Hallman LO Julius and Kathryn H almos Matthew and Carol ('90)

Halsey Jackie Halsted ('92)

Dean Haltiner ('86 i Fred and Karen (,62) Haltiner

Paul ('63) and Marilyn Ann ('651 Halvor 0 Mihan Halvorsen LQ Alfred and Alfred Halvorson

Elling and Barbara Halvorson LO Lynette Joy Halvorson ('7 1 ) Marian Halvorson ('68) Michael ('85) a nd Ki m berly Halvorson LQ Gale and Sharon Ha m Jerry nnd Barbara Hamada Theodore ('77) and Janice Hamann H Oarren Hamby ('871 0 Naubt:'rt and Betty Hamilton Clayton and Caroline Hamilton Deborah Hamilton ('02) Ian Hamilton (,98 ) Jack and Carol H amil ton Lewis Hamilton ('84) Jeff and Lorraine ('84) Ha mil ton Randall ('85) and Beth ('85) Ha m li n Waltf?r Hamman Est a te L Thomas Prior and linda Hammargren Prior ('73) Donna Hamm arg ren ('69) Palma H am ma rg ren ('28) Roy ('78) and Margaret (79) Ha m merl ing Q E. Dav id ('55) and Eunice Hammerstrom Q Mark and Amy ('941 Ha mmi ng h Ira Hammon H Brent ('86) an d Monica ('89) Hample 0 David a nd Barb Ha mry LQ K,W, Han ('621 L Vernell ('53) and Carol Hance LO Harriet Han d b erg Edna Han e be rg ('301 Dean and Sharon Haner Connie H aney ('81 I

Oonna Mae Haney ('62) J. Ray and Pauline Hanna Richard and Sylvia Hannula

Greg and Cassa ('96) Hanon Harold ('50) and Doris ('531 Hansen Arthur Hansen H Q Arthur and Je nn i e ('34) Hansen L Krohn and Carolee Hansen Chris a nd Theodora H an sen L Dale ('5 1 ) and Harriet Hansen H David and Frances Hansen L Oonald Hansen ('77) Dwayne ('93) and Patricia Hansen J, M ic h ael ('901 and Caro l

Hah n O

Charles ('501 and Carol H a h ner Benjamin ('98) a nd

Gary and Jennifer ('771 H all

M el i ssa

Haigh 0 Noweita Haisten L Steph en Ell zey and Susan Hajek ('771 Mrs. Frank Haley L Steve and Lisa Buck ('78) Haley Alan an d Constance ('7 1 )

Hall Q Alvin ('79) and Elsa Hall Anna Hall rOIl Betty Hall 1'971 Q Brian and Li esl Hall H Clifford ('561 and Priscilla Hall

Hcmsen

James ('78) a nd Constance Han'ien Shane and Jane ('921 Hansen Gary Clnd Kathleen Hansen

Kathleen Hansen ('021 John and Lai la Hansen Thomas and Melva ('60) Hansen

Richard Hansen (71) H Richard and Karen (71) Hansen LQ Robert and Gwen Hansen Robert and Betty Hansen Roger Hansen ('70) 0 Teresa Hansen ('84) Allan and Sharon Hanson


�--:> Campaign Prog ress 2002 fi scal year end: $ 1 02.2 million

Capital Projects: $ ' 5.6 million

Endowment $54.5 million

Margaret Heimsoth ('66) Ralph and Dolores (,46) Hein Timothy ('91) and Cynthia Hein Tracy Hein-Silva ('8 I I Derek ('791 and Cristina Heins Richard Heins ('561 and Gail Brodersen-Heins Heinz Family Foundation Rune Hejrskov ('0 1 ) Bradley and Elizabeth Heldele Raymond (72) and Janet Helgemoe H Douglas and Dinah (76) Helgeson Andrew ('54) and Marilyn Helling Kenneth and Ruth Helling Or. David and Constance Hollyer LQ Mark Helm ('85) Philip and Patricia ('0 1 ) Helmer Roy Helms ('66) Bill and Carol Helphinstine Richard and Helen Hemingway Matt ('63) and Agnes Hemming Mary Catherine Hemminger

(76) Be, nICe Hanson DavId ('69) and Sheila Hanson Daniel and Deborah ("89) Hanson Jason ('0 1 ) and Stacie ('0 1 ) Hanson James and Jill Hanson John ('62) and Thelma ('63) Hanson Rich and Karl ('82) Hanson Kermit and Jane Hanson Laur3 Hdn�on Marilyn Hanson Marjorie Ann Hanson ('62) Merle ('57) .nd Audry ('591 Hanson Q Ro�rr ( 7 1 1 and Peggy Hanson Rolph ('56) and Betsy Hanson Q Vernon (,76) .nd Susan ('78) Hanson H Va.usloi Har. ('931 Jerry 1'62) and Carolyn ('63) Haralson Q Alan (,8 ) ) and Kelhe (,821 Hc1rbin(l' Dean Hard ('631 James and EmmiIP Hardage Jdmes Hardest y ('021 Creighton .nd Shelley Hardin Ch.�eS nay Harding ('521 Q Russell al1l1 Kelly 1'961 Hargrave Don and Elo1!loe Hargrove Rune ('89) and J"nnifer H,ukestad Charles ('6 1 ) and Elizabeth Ha,kins Dan Harkins ('82) Jamie and Patricia ('93) Ha rkn s Robert and Myrna Harkson Q 5hilley Harman (,SO) Edward HJrr1l!c ( '62) Q Rodney and Terry Ann ('70) HMne Q Drane Harney Q Jean H.rn�y ('53) Harold A. Allen Co Real.ors Q Hdtold leMay Enrerprises LO Harry and Sondra 1'801 Haroldson lawrenc.e and Cecilia ('6 1 ) Harper Lynelle Harper James (72) and Mary Lou (,731 Harri Charles A,B, ('88) and Christ,ne L.B, 1'88) Harris Geoffrey and Katllr yn ('75) Harris Lois Harris ('591 HQ Maria Hdni� Bradley and Virginia ('00) Harris 8ryan and Carol ('85) Harrio,Qn

le'llie Harrison ('73) Ronald (,96) and Merry Harrison Davrd ('74) and M.,yAnn Harshman 0 Marv ('42) and Dorothy ('42) Harshman LO A. L. and Isabelle Harstad Carolyn Harstad Donald and Lois Harstad John and Joan ('B9) Harstad Jack Hart ('87) Karen Hart ('701 0 Larry and Brenda Harter Virginia Hartford Ardis Harth Cody and Sora ('95) Hartley 81u1.. ('88) and Karen ('88) Hartman Connye ('63) and Allen Hartman LO Darrick Hartman ('94) Unda Hartman ('67) Paul Hartman 1'67) L H Melvin Hartsook ('67) Arnold and Claire Hartvigsen EIe.Jnora Hartvigson Grant Hartvigson H Ken ('65) and Joyce ('65) Hartvigson, Jr, LHO KoJi Hartvlg;on ('93) H Dan and Lisa ('97) Hartwell Thomas and Diane ('72) Harvester

Lilly Harvill (' 5 7) DougJas ('99) and Deborah ('87) Hase Brian and Beth (79) Haskell H Stanley ('50) and Dons Hasl<ey Mark ('86) and Kristin ('88) Haskins Stanley and Utd Haskins Robert (72) and Kathleen ('89) Hasselblad Q Daniel Ha"enpflug ('61) Edward ( ,02) and Amy Hassertt Mary Ruth Hassett ('71) 0 Darrin ('89) and Mary ('90) Hll\chp.( Hatlen Foundation L David ('9 1 ) and Kari Hatlen 0 Jo el ('8 1 1 and Mary I'BO) Hatlen Marl< ('821 and Mary ('841 H.rlen Q R alp h ('52) and Doris ('5 1 ) Hatlen Q Roe ('651 and Beverly ( Thompson) ('66) Hatlen LHQ Miriam Harlevig ('70) John and Doris ('8 1 ) Hauf Ad. Haug Catherine Marl" Haug 1701 Brad I7B) and Susan Hauge Daniel (78) and Laurie ('78) Hauge Gudrun Hauqe

Joel (731 and Kathleen (72) Hauge Q Ki"t�n Hauge ('0 I ) Lawronce ('50) and Beverly Hauge HQ Ma"e Hauge ('281 Morris Haug. ('6 1 ) Paul and Sharl ....e Hauge Robert (,48) and Shirley H.uge Q Iver ('54) and Virginia ('56) Haugen Q Ralph ('48) and Marilyn Haugen Torval and Marilyn Haugen Q Nancy Haughee ('69) H Thomas Haukebo HQ George and Mdrgaret Lacy Hauser Q Chester tlnd Irene Hausken Q Chris Havel 1'90) Richard and Deborah Haveman Glorid Hawkins ('78) loran and Susan Haworth John and Bonnie Hawthorne Larry and Dorothy Hayden Rebecca Hayden ('0 1 1 Walter ('9 1 1 and Maggie Hayden Eric and Kami ('96) Hayes Philip and Sally Hayes L Tom ('86) and Sherrie ('851 Hayes 0 Kerry and Mallnd" ('9 1 ) Hayne Gwendolyn Haynes ('76) Julie Haynes (,92) George and Gail ('871 Hays Richard Clod Patricia Hays Lisa Hayward-England ('85) Logan 1'74) and Verna ('76) Hazen Stephen and Kristi H�arn Walter A. a nd Grace L Heath Charitable Trust l Thomas ('74) and Nancy Heavey HO Julie Ann Hebert William and Marilyn ('57) Hecht 0 Jim ('86) and Sharon Hecker Steven and Sandra He<ker Lise ('82) and Maynard Hedegaard LO Alfred and Mf'lverint' Hedeg..rd O Kevin and Kt"vln Hedgepeth Jim and Joan ('58) HE'dges Arthur ('591 and Lorel ... HE'dlund 0 Gerald ('53) and Eileen HE'dlund Alan ('67) and Cheryl HE'dman Q Neil (7 1 ) and NormaJean HE'dman Milton (,521 and Camille Hefty Q Sadie Heilm.n ('0 I ) Ty and Sande. (74) Heim

Paul and Mary Hemphill Q Jeanne Hemstock (74) Aaron Henderson ('02) Elizabeth Henderson Thomas and Marilyn ('82) Henderson Jack and Corinne Hendricks Perry and Peggy Hendricl<s L Annette Hendrickson James and Ruth ('42) Hendrickson Greg and Sandra 1'87) Henley Douglas (73) and Joyce Henning Douglas and Lois ('98) Henning Q Peter and Helen Henning Mark and Tracie ( '9 2) Henninger Kevin Henrickson ('01 ) Jamie Henry ('99) Ronald and Voncille Henry Thomas and Darilyn Henry Q John and Zandra Hensel lO Matthew ('87) and Tammy Hensel 0 Norman and Stefanie Henshaw Richard and Dorothy ('65) Hensley Joseph and lucy Hepler Lawrence and Myrna ('56) Heppe Q William ('70) and Cameron (,74) Herbert 0 Edward ('86) and Karen ('87) Herde David ('68) and Ann ('69) Herfindahl Q Scott ('831 and Teresa Herfindah l O Dorthy Herivel 0 William and Dormhy Herivel L Shannon Herlocker ('98 1 0 Gail Hermanson Manuel and Bertha Herrera And rew and Christina ('86) Herrick Thomas ('69) and Johnna Herstad Joseph ('96) and Christine HNtig The Hl:'rlZ Corporation I David Herum ('76) Kent ('85) and Lynnell ('85) Herzer Q Kendall Tong and Kathleen Herzog Tong ('88) Dr. and Mrs. John O. Herzog

LQ Karen Herzog (,92) 0 Jeannine Hess ("68) M a rgaret Hess (701 Dayna Hesse ('02) Donald and MaKine Hester Stacey Hesterly ('86) 0 Neal and Nancy Heston Gary and Susan Heuer Q Johanna Heussman Q John and Johanna Heussman l

Peter ('87) and Nancy 1'86) Heussman Q David Hewett (75) Paul ('77) and Sandra Hewett Sally Hewett I'SO) 0 Gret. Hewlett (,57) Hewlett-Packard Company LM Samuel HewSlon ('SO) 0 8arbara Heyel ('7 1 ) Karl and Colleem (Kelley) ('87) Heyer, lV L Ronald ('63) and Miriam ('64) Heyer LO R. and Dawn Heysell Jennifer Hiatt ('0 1 ) Heather Hibbert ('93) Gerald (,55) and Sharon ('86) Hickman Q Robin and Susan Hickok Clifton Hicks Estate L Brian and Brenda ('87; Hicks Charlotte Hicks Kenneth and Ginger Hicks Robert (73) and Susan Hicks H Paul ('78) and Cosette Hidy 0 Scott ('85) and Louise ('851 Higgins 0 Jeffrey Highland ('691 Holly Hightower ('00) Astrid Hildahl Q Earl and Astrid Hildahl L Richard ('65) and Connie ('65) Hildahl LH Roger ('62) and Joanne Hildahl LQ Loren ('6 1 ) and Camilla Hildebrand LO Steven ('77) and Christine (77) Hildebrand Blum and Valerie Hilden Blum ('88) Theodore ('82) and Lisa Hile O John and Christy ('6 9) Hilgers Q Jenifer Hill ('0 1 ) Kenneth and Joan Hill Peter and Shirley Hill Ramona Hill ('63) 0 Robe" Hill (,89) Steven and Sandra ('83) Hill Wayne ('6 1 ) and Deborah HiII LQ William Hill (76) Bruce ('57) and Yvonne Hilie H David ('58) and Unn... ('641 Hillesland 0 Donald Hillier ('89) Carolyn Hillis 1'57) David ('89) and Catherine ('88) Hillman 0 Wendell Hills Voulander Hilton (,9 1 ) Joe and Audrey Hinch LO Bettina Hi nderer ('90) Paul N,T, ('55) and Lois Hinderer Martha Hinderlie H Ray ('36) and Irene Hinderlie O Richard ('68) and Ann Hinderlle O L. Warren and Mary ('76) Hines Robert and Joanne (76) Hinkle 0 Lowell Hinrichs ('58) Esther Hinschberger Carol Hintze ('56) Steve and Cynthia Hintze George ('74) a nd Karin ('751 Hirchert Q Dale and Sharon Hir? LQ Terry and Judy Hjelkrem Sylvia Hjelmeland Phillip ('86) and Patrice Hjembo Kare and Yasuko Hjorteset Raymond ('621 and Carolyn Ho Ronald TW, Ho 1'58) Yvonne Hoak Thomas and Helen ('50) Hoban Heather Hochhalter ('00) Larry Hockenberry Thomas and Lyn Hodel Hoechst Celanese Foundation L Jeffrey Young ('93) and Kelly Hoeckelherg-Young ('93) Gary and Denise Hoefer

Brian ('89) and Ellaine Hoff Robert Hoff (74) Gordon ('58) and Lina ('57) Hoffenbacker AlfrE'd and Betty ('68) Hoffman Q David and linda Hoffman Donald and Mavis ('5 I ) Hoffman LO Patricia Hoffman ('02) Travis and Lorrie Hoffman Duane (76) and Susan Hoffmann 0 Paul and Jane Hoffmann Mark ('83) and Monette Hoffmeister Robert and Linda Hofstad Ann Hogberg 0 Stephen and Elizabeth Hogberg 0 Scott and Terri Hoge James and Georgia Hoghaug Howard Hogle and linda Forbes Paul and Vesta Hoglund LO Teresa Hoglund ('8 3) Q Theal ('49) and Anna (,47) Hoiland Q Nita Hoines ('63) Paul and Elaine Hokanson Hertha Hoke L Alan ('64) and Marion ('64) Hokenstad 0 Norman Hokenstad (,33) 0 La Von Holden ('67) 0 Michael and Sheila Holder H Holecek Appliance Service Richard and Cecilia ('77) Holinger Jack ('59) and Jacqueline (,62) Holl Gilbert Holland Q Robert (,80) and Karin ('80) Holland 0 D. ('6 1 ) and Audrey ('75) HoUingswonh Marnee Hollis ('77) James Holloway and Judith Carr (70) L Jeff and Suzanne Holloway Caleb Holmes ('02) Mary Ann Holmes ("71) Pau)a Holmes ('7 1 ) Richard ('69) and Karen Holmes 0 Byron ('65) and Una Holmgren Annene Holmsrrom ('86) Martha L, C. Hoi. E5ta.e L Karen Holt (781 Margaret Holt ('0 1 ) Matthew and Jean Holt Q Secelia Holte (,68) 0 Roger ('59) and Marilyn Holtey Thomas and Susan (,8 1 ) Holtzapple EVeren ('67) and Mary Jo Holum LO Marion Holum (, 55) Holy Spirit lutheran Church , Kirkland, Wash. Holy Trinity lutheran Church , Ephrata, Wash , L Holy Trinity lutheran Church. Port Angeles,

Wash, LQ Peter and Kari ('80l Home HomeStreet Bank I Robert and Beverly ('72) Homier Hone}'Weli Foundation l Valen and Sheila Honeywell Anna Hong-Run Trust l Stanley ('64) and Carol Hoobing Patrick Hooks Douglas Hoover (77) Jack ('56) and Marilyn ('57) Hoover lQ Cameron and Phyllis ('63) Hoover Thomas ('59) and D, Ann Hoover Q

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Hope Lutheran Chcrch, Enumclaw. W�h. Q Hope lUlh�ran Church. Tacoma, Wash. l Chris and SU:idn ('87) Hopen Ernest ('48) and Irene Hopp LQ Marilyn Hoppen (,B2) Gunnar Horgen and Sonja Johnson- Horgen Jonathan (77) and Jean Horner 0 Earl (,6') and Verna Horngren Q Daniel ('72) and Katherine (73) Horsfall LQ WarrE"n and Judy Horton Charles Ho,ack (75) Paul and Jeanne ('SO) H05eth LQ Grenn and Kristine ('84) Hoskins Q Tl10mas H01kin5 (,47) and Nancy lipscomb·Hoskins 1'59) Cody and Donna ('891 Hostick Ridge (7B) and Linda ('771 Hottle Q Michael and Kristin ("89) Houle Q Household tnrernational,lnc. M J. Thomas ('561 and Delphine ('57) Housholder Carol Olson Houston ( '73) l David and Denise Houston Janeanne Houston Douglas and Rachel (7B) Hovde Olav Hovden Estate L Kenneth and Inge Hover Mark and Turi Kri�li liv ('74) Hoversten Richard and Jean ('60) Hovet O Ronald ('62) and Lois Hovey Q Holly Hovey·Hennings C8B) Q Caroline Hovland l Curti' ('57) and Nola Hovland LHQ Ordena Hovland ('sBI HQ Patrice Hovland ('85) Alexander aJld Carrie ('78) Howdrd Dennl, ('64) and Linda ('65) Howard LHQ Robert ('631 and Marjorie Howard LH Stephen Howard ('BO) Douglas and M;Jrion Howe Henry Howe clnd Margaret Ogden-Howe ('651 HQ H. Mar< and Julie Anna (72) Howell LQ John and Janice 1'5B) Howell Kathleen Howell ('011 Sean Howell ('0 1 1 Q Willi�m (75) and Diana Howison Howard and Lou Juan Hubbard David and Kari ('B7) Hubbard Thomas and Patricia Hubbell Curtis HubE'r Q Tina Marie Huber ('89) Ralph and Ma,ilyn 170) Hubert BonaJd and Joanne Hud,burg Q Debra Hudson ('82) Laurence and Bonny Huestis LQ Vincent ('S3) and Ramonda ('93) Huff Anne H u ffman ('89) Q Glen ('53) and Tacy Huffman Q Joy Hurt ('94) Raleigh and Ardys ('48) Hughes James Hughes (7B) Robert Hughes ('BO) Alan dnd Sue Huibregtse Craig Huisengil ('74) Duone and Judith ('77) Hulbert linda Hulbert H Richard ('69) and Nancy (71) Huling O Matthew (,95) and Kristi ('95) Hulquist

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Norman ('731 and Carol Hulscher Robert Hulshouser (75) Stanley Hulsman Estate ('56) L Mary Ann Hult ('67) Donald and Barbara Hultgren Ken and Irene ('59) Hultgren LHQ Dana Humbe,t ('90) H Ronald and Dorothy Hume Camilla Humphrey ('50) Robert and Vickie Hundley Morris and Walda HungerfOld Claude Hunskor ('5 1 1 Q Jaml?s and Diane {'75) Hunt Milton and Kathryn Hunt Clem and Phylli. Hunter LH Philip ('84) and Linda ('84) Hunter Russell ('59) ,l nd Ruth ('59) Hunter H Conrad H. S. (72) and Dianne ('721 Hunziker LQ Vic and Evelyn Huppert Richard Hurd and Jean Lar50n (75) H Gladyce Hurlburt ('83) John (,B9) dnd Kathryn (,B9) Hurley Q William and Mary Hurley Richard ( ,93) and Mon ica ('94) Hurley HQ Dean ('56) and Lorraine ('56) Hu�t William and Edith Husby Ortho'S llnd lois Huseby David and Helen Huseth James (701 and Deborah ('70) Hushagen LHQ John Hushagen (73) and J,lnette Schurman (76) Q Jo,eph Hustad (71 ) Robert Husted ('64) Gordon and Jean Huston Walter and Nancy Huston Q Norman and Harriet Hutson Stephen and Shelley Hutson Delvin (,56) and Trudy Hutton H Betty and Bill Hyde LQ Beverly Hyde ('501 awl.. and Otis Hyde L Robert (70) and Judith ('64) Hyden Arthur and Gail Hyland

0

Locille lacuessa Q Melissa Ihanez ('BS) John and Hope (,57) Iblings IBM International Foondation lM IFQ Brokers, Inc. iGive.com Paul lme50n (,49) louis and Joan Imhof Todd Imhof ('86) and Heidi Nuss·lmhof ('8B) HQ Carl and Kristen ('B 1 ) ImhofF Immanuel Luthe..n Chur<h, Everson Wash. LQ , IMS Health M Independent Colleges of Wash'rIflton L Larry aod Mary Ingham CM,le, Ina.am Bequest L Jim and C.thy Ingrom Paul and Regi"" Ingram HQ Dolores Ins 1'68I H Inttal Fou.ndiUioo LM Eleanor Ipsen (,45) Galven and Delores Irby LQ Timothy ('93) and Jennife, ('92) Irwi n ll Gary and Elais 1'57) liildcson Linda I ..., <son (70) Lynn (,81) and Nancy Isaacwn Stephen ('76) and Kristine (,78) Isaacson Thomas dnd Linda ('76) Isaacson Q Judy Isaksen Kirk dnd Pamela (77) l",kson Q Kent Bruce (,66) and KarE;'n ISf'nt>E"rg Donald ('64) MId Mary Jane ('65) 15<On_ LQ

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Peter ( '90) and Kristi ('B6) Isensee 0 Philip I,en,oo ('69) and Martha Maier H Malt Iseri ('99) A.Ray Islam ITT Corporation LM Roger ('B3) and Cynthia ('B6) Iverson Q Roger ('59) and Marsha ('6 1 ) Iverson Q

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J. Duncan & Associates. P.S. Myrtle Jack Thomas ('76) and Kristen Jacka Q Dave and Brigitte ( 7 1 ) Jackman Brian 1'82) and Renee Jackson Gaylord and Carol Bichon ( 7 1 ) Jackson Emmer Let' Jackson ('75) Rebet:c,1 Jackson ('0 ' ) Ruth M.V, Jack,on ('42) C. Virginia Jacob, ('45) Q K.nneth and Stella ('2B) Jacobs l Carol Jacobsen Aaron Jacobs ('00) and Jennifer Jacobsen ('On Iris Jacobson ('40) HQ J. Reynold ('30) and Nordis nO) Jacobson L John ('60) and Karen ('65) Jacobson L Julie Jacobwn ('7 1 ) Kathryn Jacobson ('62) Lyle ('40) and V.lris ('40) Jacobson L Marilyn Jacobson (73) Orville ('62) and Donnalee Jacobson Q Russell ('57) and Margaret Jacobson Q Steven ('82) and Julie (,B5) Jacobson Q Thomas ('69) and Kathleen Jacobson lHQ Susan Jacobus ('67) Daniel Jaech ('65) HQ James ('54) and Constance ('56) Jaeger Q Jdnni(ke Jaeger ('04) Steven and Julie ('92) Jahns Alvin James Hans and Elizabeth 1'76) Jannasch The Eleanor and Henry Jansen Foundatjon I Raymond ('B5) and Scarlett Jansure 0 Norman and Edith JaquE-s John Jnd Marcia Jarrett H Alan dnd Vickie Jarvimaki JCPenn� Company Fund L Gary ('90) and Stacy ('B9) Jerfers Peter and Linda Jekel Eric Jellum ( 7 7) Cynthia Jenkins Gary ('681 and Betsy Jenkins Harvey and Michelle Jenkins John ('63) and Grace Jenkinson Q Edith Marie Jennestad L Ole Jennestdd Estate 1'061 L Edward and Karen Jennings Frank and Sandra ('60) Jennings LHQ Mark and Shirley Jennings ThorViald Jensen Estate L George Jensen Q Harold ilnd Chris Jensen Howard Jensen l Carl and Linda (77) Jensen Mark and Agne'i Jen\en Mildred Jensen L Robert and Jean Jensen LQ Solweig Jensen David Jerke ('03) Sandr. Jerke L Rebecca Jerstad Q Brian Jespersen ('921 Patrice JeV/son ('79) Q JFR Foundation LQ Nancy Joerns ('69) Walter dnd Ruth Johannes Estate L Jens and Kri51en ('90) Johan�on

Lavik Johanson W. Marvin and Delore� Johm Q Craig ilnd Marian Johnsen Einar Johnson Estate L James ('B7) and Lori ('B9) Johnson Leon ('58) and Patricia Johnson A . Glen Johnson ('59) Alal;e Johnson (,4 1 ) Alan Johnson ('60) Allen and Clarene ('56) Johnson LHQ Anton ('52) and Lyndall ('55) lohnson Q Arthur and Luella ('40) Johnson Q Beatha Johnson (73) Q Judge Bertil and Pearl Johnson l Ron and Bonita ('74) John50n Calvin (,5 1 ) and Alice Johnson Q Carl and Sue (73) Johnson Q Carl and lillian Johnson Cathryn M. Johnson E'tate L Christopher Johnson ('941 Clifford ('SOl and Caryl ('SOl Johnson Daniel ('76) and Darcy 1'7B) Johnson Q David ('69) and Patsy ('69) John,on LQ David Johnson and Kimber Bishop David (74) and Janice (77) Johnson Q David (74) and Marlys Johnson David ('67) and Debrah ('67) Johnson H David (7B) and Sandra ('76) Johnson Dean and Vickie Johnson Dean and laVonne John,on LQ Deborah Johnson Norman and Doris ('4B) Johnson E. Marvin ('50) and Virginia ('4B) Johnson Q Elma Johnson Q Eric ('83) and laura Johnson Evan Johnson ('99) France, Johnson ('55) LHQ Franklin ('66) and Joanne ('69) Johnson Glenn ('55) and Barbara Johnson Greg ('B2) and Kristin (,B4) Johnson Gregory and Nancy Johnson Q J. Arthur ( ,5B) and Joan Johnson James Johnson ('B5) and Jennifer Katz James Johnson and Kelda Jones ('90) James E. Johnson (,6 1 ) LQ Jane John,on ('6 1 ) L Jeffrey (76) and Katherine ('77) John,on LHQ Jeffrey (70) and Jackie Johnson Jerome ('85) and Jennifer Johnson Q Stephen and Joan (79) Johnson Joel ('B3) and Randi Johnson Q John ('29) and Elma Johnson l Jonathan Johnson ('99) Kennelh and Judil.h G. Sanford ('66) Johnson Kaaren Johnson ('79) H Kenneth ('66) and Alyce Johnson Kenneth ('65) and Terry Johnson Q L. LeRoy ('53) and Shirley ('53) Johnson Larry H.T. ('60) and Sally ('60) Johnson LarS ('6 1 ) and Judith ('6 1 ) Johnson LQ Lawrence and Delphine Johnson Q Lindsay Johmon (,9B) Unka Preus Johnson (,38) L lucille Johnson H

Michael Warren and Lynne Annette Johnson Maren Johnson ('94) Marguerite G. Johnson L Marian John,on ('46) Frank and Marlys Kay ('60) Johnson Marty Jnd Jeanne Johnson Meg Johmon Q Mildred Johnson Estate L Ronald and Mirajane ('70) Johnson Noreen Johnson Paige Johnson ('00) Norman and Palma Johnson Douglas and Pamela ('90) Johnson Paul Johnson (71 ) Q Philip and Nancy Johnson R. William ('57) and Wonda Johnson Q Richard E. (70) and Claudia John50n l Roy ('60) and Katherine Johnson HQ Ruth Johnson (,47) Q Selma Johnson (,49) Shirley Johnson ('53) Q Stuart and Patricia Johnson Glen and Susan ('67) Johnson Ta mara Johnson ('89) Theodore (,60) and Doreen ('63) Johnson LHQ Frank ('90) and Tracie ('90) Johnson Valerie Johnson ('89) Q Victor and Ann Johnson Barry Alan and Gretchen Johnsrud Q Rolfe and Margaret ('64) Johnstad Dana Hunter and Barbara Johnston ('70) Charles and Susan Johnston Gary Johnston ('BOI Ida Foss Johnston Estate L Margaret Johnston Howard and Maxine Johnston Richard and Sharon Johnston Charmian Jonadll ('61) l Robert and Andrea ('92) Jones Ann-Ellen Jones ('77) Mark and Elilabeth (,BB) Jones Elsie Jones Gerri Jones ('88) Herbert B. Jones Foundation L Jeanette Jones ('62) LeAnne Jones ('02) Q Loren and Lauren Rae Jones James and Mary Jones Nicholas (70) and Randi Jo Jones 0 PresIOn and Shirley ('53) Jones 0 Richard ('78) and Teresa (80) Jones Ruth Jones Luther and Dee Jonson Q Paul ('6B) and Desnee Joos Q Eric A. Jordahl ('5B) LQ Peter ('60) and Karen ('6 1 ) Jordahl LO Martin Jordal Estate L Edward and Fleda Jordan Paul ('56) and Frieda Jordan Q Dwayne ('52) and Diane Jorgensen 0 Erna Jorgensen l Stella Jorgensen Q John and Valbjorg Jorgensen Joseph S�mon & Sons John and Teresa Judd Lesley Juel ('02) Allan and Ellen Julll William Juneau (,66) Robert and Janet ('5B) Junell Dan and Jo Jung 0 Richard and GrcJce Jungkuntz LQ Erling ('39) "nd Judy ('39) Jurgensen LQ Heidi Jurges Phyllis Jurkovich ('50) Q

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Paul and Patricia Kaald Lane Kadel ('92) and Candace Schierman Richard Dreyer and Kristin Kaden Dreyer (,B2) Q Helena Kadota·Kidder ('53) Steven ('8 1 ) and Patty KageleQ Alvin Kageler ('54) Q Lynn Kahle (75) and Debra Eisert (75) Mike and Georgia ('72) Kahler Suzanne Kaiser David and Joan Kalberg Kristen Kalbrener ('78) Marjory Kallem Q Curtis ('58) and Jean Kalstad Kyle Kamakura ('92) Ronald and Carole lynne (73) Kaman Karen Kamerrer ('73) Marie Kaminski (,02) Charles dnd Clairese ('58) Kamps Arlene Kane ('64) David ('86) and Julie (,B6) Kangas David and Delores Kannas Theodore O.H. and Elizabeth Karl Estate L Lind B. Karlsen 1'5B) L Gregory ('67) and Carrol ('67) Karlsgodt Kingsl�y Greene and Karleen Karlson ('64) Alfred ('39) and Dori, Karlstad Gerhard ('39) and Irene Karlstad Frank ('55) and C.IOI ('53 ) Karwoski Q Beverly Kasper ('6B) Conrad Kasperson ('62) Q Carroll ('54) and Delores ( '52) Kastelle Meldnie Kasting ('93) Marilyn Katz (,57) Deborah Kaufman Jame, ('53) and Lee Kauth LQ A. Burley ('92) and Winona ('92) Kawasaki Q Judith Kaylor (72) Gordon and Alice Kayser LHQ Jame, and Patricia ('57) Keator Carolyn Keck ('621 W. M. Keck Foundation l David and Penny ('7B) Keegan Ronald (70) and Sherry Keeling William ('65) and Carolyn ('661 Kees Denton ('64) and Gail Kees H Kla us-Peter and Cynthia ('B3) Keese Kenneth ('5B) and Roberta ('5B) Kehle Q Albert Kehrer Estate L M.Jud ('86) and Sari ('B7) Keirn Donald ('54) and Betty ('53) Keith LO Ann Kelleher 0 Keith Weatherman and Suzanne Keller Weathermon (,93) Charles and Kathleen Keller Dale ('53) and Joan ('53) Keller LQ Darrel (74) and Kathleen (,70) Keller Jodee Keller Larry and Karen Keller Q Monica Keller ('B61 Robert ('55) and Belly ('5B) Keller LQ Steven Keller ('B6) Q Wayne Keller (,B2) Charles ('79) and Jenny Kelley D. Paul and Nancy Kelley Dolores Kelley ('B6) Elizabeth Kelley Estate L James and Lynn Kelley Richard and Linda Kelley L Evelyn Kelly Q Eugene and Margaret Kelly


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Mprilynn Kelly Judith Kelsey ('77) Michael ('83) and Joni KemmPf Rid,ard and Carol Kemp Ga ry and Stephanie Kemp Arthur ('59) and Vlvi.,n Kempr Bruce and Karle�n ('63) Kennedy L John and Julie ('63) Kennedy Kerry (74) and Beth ('74) Ken.edy l Sam and M. Kennedy Kent Gypsu"" Supply Inc. Kent lutheran Church, Kent. Wash. Q Richard Kent ('58) H Darren ('96) nd Carla Kerb, Q James (,5 1 ) and Patricia Kerns Q Solveig Kprn s ('55) Q Susan Kerns (,76) David ('76) and Kathleen (,77) Kerr Q ("rluian Kerr,,-Jespersen ('0 1 1 Cli�ton and Kathleen KE'nten Tyler and N.talie ('94) Kenlan lilur ence dnd DarIenI' Kerwin 0 Linda Keselburg Jekel 1'89)

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Keys"nk L Emily Key> 1'001 Cyru, khemalaap ('95) Hlmi�" Kib.

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Jeffrey and Mary ('80) Klaiber Kenneth and Lois KiarQui5t LHQ Paul KlilVano Robert ('69) and Byrn. ("70) KI.1Vano Q Ruth KI_vano ('7 1 ) Kirsten Kle in ( '95 ) Richa rd dnd Joanne ('63) Klein LQ Robert .md Cynthia (,76) �I",n Q Stephen Anthony ('83) and (olleE-n Klein Hf'rman and B rbara Kleiner Joseph and Gro Kleilsch Klett Family Trust l Gordon A. and Edna Mae Klett HQ Harold (,SO) and Ma,ianne ('51) Klett Joel ('74 1 and Borbar. Klett Q Gndy Klenke (,77) Gilbert 1'53) .iI1d Vlrglnr" Kleweno Malgaret Kleyn 1'74) William and Lev Kline Mori.ln Klingen smith HQ Ph1llp and Kath,yn ('86) Klln,worth Q John and May (,40)

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KJlnzmann Mary Lou Kli"h c.R. and Dolores ('531 Klotz

Kenneth Sylvester ('881 and Mary A nn Kluge Q Jerry Kluth H Marije-an Kluth LHO Calvin and Sdndra Knapp Jon and Dor!:en Knapp Geotg... and Blanch. Kneppo.> r David ('82) and Anit. (,82) Knlqht Q Jeffrey and Jeiln ('88) Koight RII� Knight ('09) Lee alld Judith Krught, Kent (7d) and Su",n K",,""I"Uch

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George Knofl

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G""rg.1<nudson ('7j) Theodore and Go,da ('57) Knud>Oll Katherine Knudson ('69) M.,k ( 70) alld Sue (,70)

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Kn ud.on H ulImen Knudtson (,5 t l 0 R;chMd dnd Shelley Knuth Evelyn Knllt .." Q Kenneth ('66) and carole J(oulSpn Randy 1'80) and Robin ('8 t ) Knutson Al beit and NOnn<J KnubO" Davirl ('SA) and Malilyn 1'59) Knutson LHQ lowell ('51' and Shirley Knut"", Q Maurice Jnd lillian Knuuon L Chn'5 Knutzen tl all"l l Knurl.n F••,"" LP Kent Knu\:l,pn and Kare:n lwed" M ....g."., Knut....n HO M.,k and PatriCIa Knutze" Q Mary Knullen L Richard ('55) ., nO a� rly ('55) knulZ\'n Ron ('sn nd Marilyn (nuUen l Ru� Knutren 1'32) Q Ruby ('32) and Elnl't 1'32) KnulZt!n L Douq� and 5ucanne ('79) Knouef1 Tim and Col""" Knllll"" 0 Vlelor (·16) .nd Marga.. , Knutzton L R,'I�h Bnd Karin ('741 Koal Debra Koch ('99)

Gary and Mavis Koch LHQ Kath�'ine Koch ('Ot) Mary Koch ('02) Wilberl ('52) and Jeanette ('46) Koch L Wilbt'rt 1'52) Koch HQ Jona,hen Kock (,02) Charlotte Koebel ('60) Crdig 1"83) and Alisa KO.5\ler Donn ('54) and Patricia ('56) Koessler Q Gary ('851 and Wendy 1"85) KoesslerQ n.vid and Betty Koetje Randal ('a3) and Deborah Koetje Curti. ('78) and Michele (,78) Kog.r Q Adolph ('52) ond Sylvia (,SO) Kohler Gerald ('69) and Debor h Kohler Gregory an d Jean Kohn Kayle Kolari ('02) Carol Kolasinski ('90) Ma,glet Kolb ('87) William ('63) and Gloria ('63) KolI LO Allan ('70) and Mary Kollar LQ Charles and Krista ('85) Kollin Peter and Janice (,59) Kolloen Allen and Iva Kolstad Dav id ('87) and Huong Koman<'Cky Kon Tiki Museum L C Wahpr and JOlm Konecki Lola Kooley Thoma, and Cheryl (,72) Koonsman Q Carl .md Setgl;o[ ("16) Koppen Jean Kopta (,50) Randy and JanE' Korb Clilford ('49) and Marie ('64) Korsmo L John Korsmo Construction.

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John ('84) and Lis. ('87l Kor'imo LO Mary Karsten Tom Kostic Guy ('90) and Jennifer ('901 Kovacs

Archie ('68i and Kay Kov.men l Mark and JoAnne Kowalski Kristine Krabbenhoft (79) Jt'fry Kracht a.,d J anice Jones Q C.lodd ('84) and Lisa Marie Kraft Beth Kraig Q Cynlhla Kraiger ('84) Q Richa,d ('591 and Naomi ('59) Kraiger Q Jon ('88) dnd Shelley ('88) Kral Hikta Kramer Estate L Mary Kramer 1'771 Q Pa ul �,rarner (79) Q Randall ( '92 ) and C arol ('86) Kramer R.be<c a Kramer ('87) Roret and Shirley Kramer H Scott ('89) and Penny Kramer 0 Stephen 1'76) and Chri.tine (76) Kramer Donald Krantz ('56) L Edwill ('59) and Mau r een ,'60) Krantz Q Keith ('8B) and Pamel a ('87) Kramn

A. WIIII.m and Ruth Volkert

Kriluke

Robert (79) and Mariah Kratzke Q The Krause Family l Brant and Mary Krause Linda Krilu-e (701 ThOmd� Olson and Sandra Krau<..oI'On ('89) HQ John Krauskopf and Lind.! Mallia Krau\lcop( E'ter Krebs Ken and Sherry Krebs Kurt Krebs ('851 SIInd .. Krebs ('82) Kreielsheimer Foundation L Keith and Melanie ('84) Kreiger Ga,y ('8 1 ) and Chll<llne ('85)

Roger and S and ra (,65) Kreis LQ R Howard (78) and Christine (,79) Kreps The Kresge Foundation L Jerry ('6 t l and Gwendolyn ( ,6 1 ) Kress Q Robert ('67) and Anasthasia Krieger William Krieger ('68) Q William and Michelle ('74) Krippaehne LHQ E, Lu ther ('52) and Charlotte ('59) Kroenk R. Elaine Kroger (,68) Q John and Jane ('60) Kroll Scot{ ('79; and Michele KronJund Bob and Kristi n ('90) Krueger Q David ('80) and La u rel ('80) Krueger 0 David ('99) and Dakota ('00) Krueger David a nd Elaine Krueger Mildred Krueger (,45) Ray and Nancy Kaye ('74) Krueger Jason and Sarah ('96) Kruger Jerry (74) and Margarel Krumwiede Dennis and Brenda Kruse Clarie Kuball ('6 1 ) Mark and Toni Kuciemba Myrna Kucklick ('56) Bonnie Kuec.henmeister B ern d ('701 and Karen KLJehn Q Von ('66) and Elizabeth Kuehn Rosalie Kuester (,40) Jim and Lind a Kuhlmann Bobby Doggett and Sarah Kulungowski ('72) Richard and Anne ('84) Ku nkle Jean Kunkle ('791 lorraine Kunz Craig ('90) and Karin ('91 ) Kupp Charles and Connie KlJrth David and Peggy Bi llma n ('89) Kurtz Manin ('S8) and Shawn Kur tzahn Norman and Lois Kutscha John and Gloria Kuula Glen and Marietta ('59) Kuykendall Charles and Ruthann Kvale Trygve and Judith K."alheim Olaf Kvamme ('46) Q TIlomas Kvamme ('82)

lloyd and Audrey Kvernvik Craig ('9 t ) and Stacy Kvinsland Howard ('38) and Eugenia 1'38) Kyinsland LQ Dr. Jon H. KYi nsland ('63) LH Jon ('63) and Mari Kvinsland Q Margaret Kvinsland (,40) Q Stener ('38) c1nd Margaret ('40) Kvi ns) n d L Stephen ('65) and judith ('66) Kvinsland Q Osmund Kvi thammer ('66) and A n ne-Use Berger Q Chester and Penny Kwiat Dennis Kyllo (76) Q Eldon (,48) and Helen ('SO) Kyllo LHQ

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Leland and Grace ('48) La Bar H John and Lois (70) La Curan Scott and Joa nne ('64) La Framenta Thea La Ville Estate ('09) L Sarah L..,se ('01) Karolyn Labes ('9 1 ) Q Paul ('55) and Janet ('591 Labe, LQ Kristopher and Rebecca ('96) Lachenmaier 0 Jeffrey Lackey (,97) Wayne ('78) and Vickie ('79) Lackman Nils and Lois Ladderud Kari Lade ('881 G unbjorg Lad stein ('6 t ) Nichole Laferriere ('02) Melissa Lagen ('02) The Lagerquist Family L George and Mary Lage rqui st 0 Thomas ('681 a nd Susan Laidlaw

Emily Laine ('0 I I Russell ilnd Linda 1'77) Lair Laird Norton Trust Company Deborah La ird ('86) Ma rilyn La key Clarence and Carolyn Laki n Heidi Lalley (,02) Albert and Ma rilyn ('54 ) Lamb L Dawnell Lamb LH Edythe Lamb Estate L Joh n ('86) and Da nelle ('86) Lamb Q

Marilyn Lamb ('54) Q David and Elizabe th (70) Lambert C Douglas La morea ux Q Steve and Melissa ('8 1 ) Lamoreaux Eda Lamos Louis Lamp Es tat e L Calvin Lampe (,89) and Lisa Norris-Lampe ('88) Fred and Mary Lou Land Genesta Landram ('O 1 ) Arthur and Julie ('661 Landskov Q Ric ond Rebecca (76) La ndvatter William and Arlene Landwehr George Lane Es ta te ('30) L Larry ('57) and Marilyn Lane Q R. James La ne (72) L David ('64) and Unda ('91) lang Harry Lang ('4 1 ) L Howard ('65) and Mary Lang Winifred Langdon Ronald and Hanna ('89) Lange Delilah Langer (,0 1 ) Birger and Dorothy Lango Dennis ('65) and Margaret Langston Philip ('63) and Carolyn Langston Judith Langstrom (,60) Eluise Lanning L Finn Lanoe and Cheryl Chesnut Lanoga Corporation 1I Steven La nsing (72) and Bonnie Valiton

Duane and Peggy Lansverk LQ Fred Lanzer L Cynthia Larrison ('76) Charles W. La rsen Estate L Christian Larsen ('74) Curtis and Mary Larsen Donald (781 and Janice LJrsen Q Eric Larsen rOO)

Pa ul Larson ded icated life to PLU and Q Club

P

a u l Larson

'38 e m bodied P L U . From h i s birth i n Harstad H a l l t o his

graduation in

1 938, until his death earlier this year. Larson

dedicated himself to the u n iversity,

Larson supported PLU in various ways. but he is most associated with

Q Club. He was invited to join the club as a charter member when it was founded in

1 972 and went on to serve as Q

C l u b director for

1 0 years until 2000, He

was a top recruiter and received the

2000

Presiden t's Award, Up until his death. Larson remained active with

Q C l u b. making phone calls

to churches and alumni. Shortly after his retirement Larson said. "I have been around PLU all my life and the university is important to me, After I retired.

I had the

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opportunity to help. especially in the contacts I have made throughout my l ife, I have enjoyed being able to help out,"

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1998

Erika Larsen (, 0 1 ) Germ ifnd K.aren Lilr�en Q Ivan ('62) ",nd Kristin\"' Larsen Jos�ph and Anne larsen Sumerlin Lat�n (,O 1 ) Rondld ('7 1 ) a n d Linda ('13) Larson Robt'rI ('60) and Joan ('6 1 ) ldfson Harry larson ("69) Bruce Larson ('92) �ln d Deborah Brown 0 Carl ('71) 311d Terry Larson LO Christine A. larson (,70) LQ Constance Larson (,7 l ) H Curtis ('8 1 ) and Cindy Larson Q Du()ne ilnd Sha ro n Larson Duane 1'751 and Kathy Larson Q Arthur {,47) and Lorraine ('47) Larson LO Edqar Larson ('33) HQ Edgar ('57) and Betty ('58) larson LHQ Emily Larson ('00) 0 E rnest ('57) and JoAn ('57) Ldrson George ('65) and Norma Larson Q Gerald (,64) and Marily n ('64) LalOfoon Howard ('63) and Cathy larson 0 J Kenneth Larson Joel Larson ('98) and Raissa Peters Q Anhur and Judy larson Kara Larson ('0 l ) larry ('67) and Karen Lar�on Q Lars and Georgia ('58) larson HQ leslie and T. Louis e Larson Lucille Larson Q Maoford ('6 1 ) and Gail ('60) Larso n Mdrga'�t Larson L Maria Larson ('51) HQ K�nneth and Marian larson Melvin Larson Micha�1 (,83) and B�co Larson Q Paul and Anne Larwn Paul (73) and Linda ('73) Lar!lon Q P,ul V. ('38) and Nina A. ('4 1 ) Larson LHQ Erik ('0 1 ) and Rebecca ('01) Larson Richard ('54) ,'nd Sharon Larson LO Robt'n E Larson ('481 HO

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2001

Robert Larson ('00) 0 Robert and JoAnn Larson 0 Roger and Lucille Larson L Roger (' 54 ) and Margie Larson 0 Roy (,SO) and Mari. ('5 1 ) Larson L Roy ('5 1 ) and Esther Larson S�lmer ('SO) and H�)en ('57) Larson LQ Thora Harmon Larson L Vernon and Kit Larson Joel (lnd Mdry Lasko Ronald and Claudia (,67) Latham lone lathrop Richard ('63) and Judy Latimer Sze Wah Johnny Lau Brieln ('84) and Mel issa Laubach 0

Charles ('60) and An n ('561 Laubach L Jd n ice l.lu kaitis Joson ('97) and Darcy Laukaitis 0 H�ndrik ('601 and Valda Laur o Verner and Nadine Ann ('62) Laursen Reginald ('66) and Jeri l yn Laurse n Ross 1'91) a nd Dana ('92) La urse n LO Kenneth ('88) and Rebecca ('90) Lavering James Law ('69) 0 Timothy and D�bra Law Ja n LaWall Terry and Dawn ('99) Lawrence Joshua ('97) ,1Od L isa ('97) Lawrence Karpn L.J\"upnce ('9 1 ) Steve ("77) a nd Dia ne Lawrence John ('89) and Carolyn Lawson Mardil Lawson David and Carolyn ('59) Layton PE-rlY and Joan Leach Q Vernon and Priscilla Leach Jerry (l n d Sarldt'".1 ('84) Leadbetter Jennifer Leaf 1'01 ) JamE'S and Sa.bara Leahey 0 Norman and Delores Leake Rkh.rd ('70) and Penny ('68) Lea ke James and Stephanie Jo (76) Leake J. David ('66) and Kathleen ('66) Leander 0

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Jack and Ma ri l yn ('53) Leatherma n Richard and Patrice LeBrun Paul Lecoq ('78) 0 Geoff Ledgerwood ('98) 0 Roy ('66) and Diane ('65) Ledgerwood Victor ('71) clnd Karen Ledoux The Glenn Lee Family L Bob Lee ('58) Elaine Lee L Karpn Lt'e (,S7) Mary Lee L Orlando and Myrtle Lee Estate L Robert and Dorothy Lee 0 Roberl and Patsy Lee Susan Lee ('81) William ('55) and Neva Leed o Krista Leeper Q Guy and Louise Leesman Estate L John ('49) and Virginia Leever Q

Paul Lefebvre and Carolyn 5ilnow ('72) Q Christopher ('9 1 ) and Valerie Legler Devin (,8 1 ) and Sherry ('81 1 Lehmann J. Hans and Thelma Lehmann L Sam and Alicia ('74) Lehrle Kalman ('72) and Helen Leichtman Leif Erickson Memorial Committet' L Donald and Ann ('62) Leighty 0 Steve and Paula Leitz 0 Jerry and Jo Ann Lejeune Michael ('94) and Ju l i" ('94) LeMaster William and Margaret LeMaster Dr. H. Eug�ne (,62} and Carla ('64) LeMay LO Norman (,67) and Vicki LeMay Q Gerald and Norma ('63) Lemke 0 Bill and Joanne ('72) Lemke Ralph Lemke ('77) Eric Lemni lZer ('77) Donna lemon Stephen Lemonds (72) Robin Lennemann John Lennon ('6 1 1 Q Wanda Lennon (72) Arturo and Hjordis ('49) Leon o Anna Leon-Guerrero

William ('69) and Lu Ann Leonard Mark and Kari ('92) Leppell a Robert Cook a nd Judith Leraas Cook ('65) Jeff Lerch ('89) Ronald ('6 1 1 ond Judy ('62) Lerch LQ Scott (,89) and Jennifer ('89) Lerch Jerrold and Lois ('S3) Lerum Q Arne and Ida Lervick L Roger and Linda Lervick Q Les Jardinieres Garden Club William (,6 3) and Deanne Lessley David and Patty Lester Ray ('5 5) and Janet ('58) Lester Q Robert (,80) and Kelly Lester Q Robert (,54) and Jeanette Lester Michele Letourneau ('8 1 ) A I and Rebecca Ann ('75) Letterer Matthias and C hery l ('91) Leu Coral Levang ('02) Randy Level Terrance and Jan ('90) Levense l ler Alvin and lillian Levorson Donna Lewis ('57) Q Robe rt and Elaine Lewis Glee Lewis ('62) William ('63) and Harriet Lewis Dorothy Leyden Brenda Lichtenwalter ('93J 0 Mercedes Lickfel t Steve and Carol ('87) Lidberg Alan Liddle Gerald ('47) and Mildred ( ,46) tider O Kirk ('82) and Carol ('82) Lide r O Jean Lidin ('62) 0 Gunnar and Ruth lie Norita Liebelt ('56) Q Paul and Norita ('56) Liebelt L M. Renee Lier

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Scott ('9J) and Kristine J.B. ('92) Moor Dale and Kyo ung Mo ore De n ni s and M a rg aret Mo ore Douglas Moore ('0 I ) Fred ('75) a n d Lar k (' 74 ) Moo re Q Ge rrit and Jean et te Moo re David and Linda ('73) Mo ore Marilyn Moore (,61} Ni c hol a s M oore a nd Kari n Swenson-Moore ('84) Peter ('74) and Jo Moore

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Matthew and Julye (,81) Neel Alisha Neff ('02) Paul ('69) and Doreen ('69)

money was to be sent to

Negstad Jeffery ("76) a nd Beverly (77) Neher Daniel and Lo ri ('89) Nehls Jerry ('63) and Barbara Nehring Patricia Neighbors ('87) Edward and Betty Jo Neils H Michael (7 1 ) and Cheryl (' 7 1 ) Neils Q Shirley Neils L S.acey Neils (,01) Mike and Teresa Neiman Michael and Jen ni fer ('68) Ne i swende r Thomas and Glorya Neitzel Gail Nelsen Q Tim Nelsen Q Harold and Sylvia Nelson

support a scholarship for

Estate L Gary ('62) and Joan n e ('58)

h l rley Aiken (Coleman

71 :78:96), a 28-year veteran professor of

n u rsing, called development d i rector Monica H u rley '94 the day after Aiken's husband died suddenly."Travis would not want flowers, but would want something good done in his name:' she told H urley."Let's talk about a scholarship." S h irley and Travis believed in planning for the future and discussed how they would want to be remembered. H u n d reds of friends, neighbors and fa mily were immediately notified that in lieu of flowers and gifts that

students of color studying n u rsing at PLU. Aiken, who got her B.A .. MAE. and M.5.N. degrees from PLU, is grateful fo r all the help provided by the development office. There have a l ready been enough

The Aiken Family, from left: Travis, Shirley ' 7 1 . '78, '96, Cry,tal '97 and Phillip.

contributions to the fund to support an endowed

Q Club scholarship i n

Travis' n a m e . "Having grad uated from PLU, I know h o w much scholarships help," Aiken said.

Serena Marie MoOl£> 1'621 Thomds and Mary Kay MOdte Todd ('871 a n d Laura Lee ('66) Moorhead

Rodney and Ma ria (,82) Mord Q

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William and Gudrun Morgan Willklm Morgan ('79)

Harris and Laraine ( ' 7 1 ) Moriguchi Q Stephen (,94) .nd J a nell e ('911 MorissettE" John MoritsU9u Christine Morken ('68) Cletu, Mo rken ('20) L Dona l d ('50) and Wanda Morken LHQ Elio. Morken ('29) Q

Ken Morken ('70) and Bennetta Shoop J a me s Morrell ('91; Q Daniel and Doreen ('90) Morris Donald Morris ('56) Jacquel i n e Morris ('59) James and Babbie Morri"O Matthew ('8 1 ) and Tamara Jo ('82) Morris H

Mildred Morris LH Richard and Dia n e ('75) Morrison Jan Morrison Jill Morrison ('85) William and Melissa Morrison

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Richard (,67) and Linda Morten sen Eleanor Morton ('02) Rach<'l Morlon (,02) S.ew.rI ('56) and Ka.hryn ('56) Morton

Robert .nd Glady. ,.,Iorlvedt

Estate L Nichola, Moseman ('02)

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Moylan Q Unod. Moyo ('88) Michael and LaurJ Mrachek Mu Phi Epsilon Ep'ilon Sigma Joan Scheel Mueller Q Ric ha rd aod Kalil/een Mueller LO Robert clOd Joan nE" Muellf>r LQ Russ.1I ('61) and Nancy Muell£>r H

Stanley and Julia ('741 Mueller L

James and Nica Muir R. Richard and Ka.hle.n ('73) Mu lder Mark ('93) and Amy Mulder Robert and Karen Mulder Q Boni.a Mulholland ('55) Q Cr .ig (,SO) and Janet Mull.r Pel., and Elizabe.h Muller Fr edr ick .nr! Peg<)y Munich linda ML1nson Da.,iel and Carleen ('61)

Murdock M.J, Murdock Charilable Trust L Emily Murer ('0 1 ) Lyndon Murk 170) H

Frank Murphy Trust l Murray Foundation L Helen Murray Estate L Lori Murray ('8 ' ) Mackenzie Murray L Paul and M ar tha ('881 Murray Belly Museus ('59) H Amy Mustain {'961 Michele Mustell

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S.an an d Brenda Mu.h Ed and lenore Myers L Gera ld and Mar .ha Myers Q J ames D. Myer, ('02) James l. Myers (,72) Ru.h Myers·Melchin<j in memory of PdStor Joseph Myers L lenore Myers H Regan Myers ('02) J.m� M elchi ng and Ru.h Myers·Melching ('59) H Do n ald ('64) and Nancy

Myhre

Janet Myhre ('54) Q Muryl M yh re L Rkhard ('58) a nd Marlene ('561 Myking LQ Magne ('93 ) and K ris ti n e ('95) M yrm o 0

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William and M.ugaret Nabers A, George and K a.hleen ('65) Na(e Mary Nadeau ('90) Q William ('50) and Elfie Ann Nad el l Michael and M a rt ha Nagata David and Heid i ('89) Nagel Elmer and Anabel ('87) Nagm(1

Miri Naidzin ('97) Q Joseph and Janice ('B7) Naka hara Nalco ChemICal Company M Nalley's Fine Foods L R. Clinton and Diane Names Q Scott and Evelyn Names LQ Thomds and Meg Nam(l's Matthew and Sarah Napier Dana Nasby 1'90) David aod Ru.h Ann Nasby Na tional ACddemy of Recording Arts and Sciences Inc National Student loan Program Edward Nau ('99) Q June Nau ('90) NCR Founda.ion LM Sylvia Neal ('48) Michael and Ja ne Ellen ('71)

Neary R. Ann Ned row ('73) B.:1rbd,a and M ani n Neeb LQ

Larry Neeb LHQ

Nelson Alma Nelson Audrey N el s on ('67) Q David and 8 everly ('64) Nelson C. lennard ('54) and Suzanne ('55) Nelson L Charles and Lois Nelson LQ David ('65) and Judi.h Nelson David (73) and Mic hele ('74) N e l s on Denny ('601 and Judi.h ('61) Nelson Q Diana Nels on Richard and Doris Nelson Drew ('81) ilnd Mari l yn Nelson LQ Bruce and Ellen ('50) Nelson Eric and MaryAn n Nelson Q Eric (,82) and Susan ('97) Nel,on Q George and Alma Nelson L Geral d and Meredith Nelson Q Glen 1'69) and Mary Nelson Q G rego ry ('941 and Jane. ('95) Nelson Jacob Nelson ('00) Julie Nelson ('92) Kirk ('78) and Patricia Nelson Q Lind say Nelson ('02) Linnea Nelson ('82) Mark Nelson (,86) Mclrlene Nel son ('65) Michael ('85) and Jane. Nelson Q Michael ('85) and Brill (,84)

Nelson Q Norita Nelson ('59) Norman Nelson ('601 Q Paul ( ' 7 1 ) and Darlene ('70) Nelson Q Peter (,82) and Gloria Nelson Q Richard Nelson ('69) Robert and Frances Nelson H Robert ( ,60) and Colleen Nel son Rober. L Nelson ('55) Q Rona l d C. Nelson ('74) Russell D_ Nelson Tru st L Steven Nel"'n ('76) and

Norma Aamodt-Nelson ('73) SU1(lnne Nelson ('55) Q Thomas Allen Nelson ('58) Q Vern itnd Virginia Nelson Wayne and Susan Nelson William and Gloria Nelson Daniel ('74) and Wendy ('75) Neptun Q Ka.hleen Nep.un ('82) Paul Nerge ('77) Lars Nerland Estate L Gordon and Borgh ild ('57) Ne set Arne ('72) and Rhonda ('73) Ness LQ Glenn Ness ('7 1 ) Jerome a n d Joan Ness Kim 1'83) and KrYSIn ('84)

Nesselquist Q Burton and Jean Nesset LH Thelma Nesset L David ('57) and Tracy Jane Nesvig Q Hazel Newig ('35) HQ Kirk ('74) and Mary ('75) Nesvig

Mark (' 7 1 ) and Jeanine Nesvig Mill ('35) and Hazel (' 3 S) Nesvig L Philip ('70) and N..alie ('791 Nesvig HQ Bruce Neswick ('78) Rober! (,6 1 ) and Olga Netlelblad John and Esther Neu L Richard and Mary Neuder S.even Neuder ('84) and

Elizabeth Foster Carol Nelffeld ('55) Q Harvey ('54) and Carol ('55) Neufeld L William Neuman Estate L Michael and El izabeth Neumann Jeffrey ('89) and Anila ('9 1 ) Neumeister Q Marvin and Carol ('63) Neveu Robert Newcomb Karina Newel l ('92) Q Richard ('67) i'nd Marg ie Newell LQ Verne Newhouse ('53) 0 Barbara Newlin ('SS) Ann Newman ('85) Corinne Newman ('70)

Doug las and Marie Newport The News Triblme L Robert New'on ('44) Q Thelma Newton L Ha To and Muoi Nguy Deborah Lee Nichola, ('77) Gordon and Robin ('851 Nichols W. Robert Nichols L Palll Pastor and An n Nicholson Bruce and Carol Nicholson L Ga ry and laura ('93i Nicholson Q William ('69) and Carland Nicholson Louis an d Alyson ('71) Nick

Herman Nickel Robert and Anne Nickoloff Don and Gloria Nicol Lori Nicol ('7S) Gorham and Robin Nicol John (,48) and Lorraine Nicolai Martha Niebauer Wendy Niebauer ('0 I i Q Ann Marie Nielsen {,57} Q Dale ('59) and Donna Nielsen Do nald and Judy Ni('lsen Donald and Carol Nielsen John and Ruth ('64) Nielsen larry Nielsen Deryl and Patricia Nielsen Jack and Roseanna (,55) Nielsen Tore (,56) and Bonita ('6 1 ) Nielsen Walter and Kitrhryn Nielsen Gu� Nieman Esta re L James Nieman (,78) and Joann Post Robert ('50) and Patricia Nieman L S.ella Nieman ('57) Q Charles Niemi ('63) Dale Nienow (79) and Rebecca B rown-Nie n ow Herbert {'47) and Patti ('48)

Nienstedt LQ David ('69) and Dori,

Nierman Q Douglas Nierman and Joan Stoupa

Douglas ('95) and Mari. (,95) N i erman Q Jim and loni ('OJ) Niesz Q Tali ia Niesz rO l l Eric ('86j and Julie Niewohner

Tom and Ruth Nighswander Q Kaori Niimura 1'02) Ni ke Ine M Gary Nikkari ('64) John ('73) and Linda Lee ('74) Ni l son

Sue Nilsson Estate L A. Ross and Leslie ('77) Nisbet 0 Nissho Iwai American Corp I Jean Nis.ad ('53) Robe" (' 5 3) and Jean (,53) Nistad L William and Jayme Nitz HO

Ronald ('74) and Lesli e Noborikawa Q Dr. James Nokleberg ('53) L James ('53) and Margaret Nok leberg Q David a nd Margaret Noles David Nol le r ('7 1 ) Ronald and Mary Noonan N orma Norby (' 48 i Q Jeanette Nordahl Rodney ('6 1 ) and Marie

Nordberg Robe" ('57) and Evelyn (,53)

Nordeen Q Layne ('76) and Rochelle Nordgren Asbjorn Nordheim Eric Nordholm Q Don and Charlolle (,54) Nordling Kenne.h ('68) and Ma ry Nordlund Darrell Nordmark (,66) Gary ("72) and Treena Nordmark Q E. Wallace and Jeanette

Nordness

Christopher Nordquist and

Paul Nordquist LQ Paul Nordquist ('92i Philip ('56) and Helen ('57) Nordquist LHQ Nord�trom LI Byron Nordstrom Duane ('SO) and Gloria Nordstrom Michael and Sandra ('9 1 ) Noreen Phyllis Noren Norman Archibald Foundation II

Brian Norman ('99\ Gloria Nornes Q Sherman and Gloria Nornes L Michael ('78) and Patricia ('64) Norris Mar.in ('42) and Jo Ann

NOrlh Q Northern Trust Company Charitable T M Curtis and Marion (,64) Northrop Roger Northway-Meyer ('70) Northwest Airlines, Inc. L Nort hwest Area Foundation L The Northwest District of the lutheran ChlJfch-Missouri Synod, Portland, Ore.

Northwest Marine Chemist, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance M Northwest Washington Synod, ELCA, Se""le, Wash, L Sharon Norton ('90) James and Sh eila Norton Norvec Corp Norwegian Information Service L

The Norwegian Reading Circle L. Pa ul and Cecilia ('92)

Norwood

Donald ('SO) and Naomi ('53) Nothstein LHQ David ('97) and Jane Nova Novartis Pharmitceuticals M Melvin ('59) and Colleen Novotney Q Kurt ('76) Clnd Deanna (76) Nowadnick George ('52) and PhylliS ('52i Nowadnick LQ Gary Noye r Q Dennis ('7 1 ) and Margaret ('71) Nugent

Douglas ('83) and Karen Nuge nt Bruce ('6 1 ) and Ann Nunes Q Ivan Nunez-Barreiro and Susan Nunez ('S6) Rosemary N un n ('68) Cliff Clnd Georg ie NlJpen L Georgetta Nupen H James ('6 1 ) and C arol ee ('61) Nyborg

Dale ('68) and Ruth Nybro Jillian Nyegaard (,02) Gregory (,88) and Karharine Nyhu s Q Lloyd (,45) and Marga re. Nyhus Q


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MIChael ( ' 5 71 and Beverly

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Makena Ogata ('0 1 1

Gerald and Marguerile ('641

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E l k \'80) and Cuol Olsen Eric 1'86) and lisa Olsen Q Andrew and Gayle ('74) Olsen

Jame, ('631 and Barbar.

Olsen K",I ('471 and Loi, Ann ('461 Ol'en LO Kei lh Ol'en le'ilie and (alai Olsen

LOti O l,en ('991 Richard Ol,en ('591 and Clintena Wells-·QI'Sen (,60) 0 Roberl (,6 ll and Kaye ('641 Olsen Wayne Ol sen ('57) Gr"9ory Baith and Mary Ol,on Baich ('651 0 Arden Ol,on (,741 0 Carol Ol,on 1'48) Cliff and Ella Ol,on L Daniel 1'841 .n d Cheryl Ol,on o.niel Ol,on ( ,641 Darryl Olson David ('831 and Jan Olso n 0 David and Arv i� Olson LO Dona Olson L Dorolhy Ol,on ('891 Rodney and E lea nor ("391 Olson E,ic ('88J and Kimberly ('891 O l ,on Eric Olson ('9 1 ) and Anne GlenrlPP E""rett and Charlolle Ol,on Gary Lee Olson ('661 George and Gerene Olson Helen·Joanne Olson (' 53 1 0

Jonice Olson ('901 Jean Olson John and Kalhryn Olson Jon 1'611 a nd Carol ('6)1 Ol>on LH Karen Olson ('77) Franklin and Karen ('90) Olson

Kyle and Kalhrine (731 Olson Kennelh ( '6 1 ) dnd Ro,elyn ('581 Olson Kenl ('791 and Barbara Olson Kevin Olson and Karen Bales-Ol,on (,80) 0

Knut Ol,on ('901 and Kim Morter Olson 1'881 LHO lind. N<,I,on O l son Ph.D. R.N. LO Mark ('841 and Mary 1'821 OI,on O Mary Ol,on (,8 1 1 L Michael Obun 1'921 0 Mildred A. Olson ('5 1 ) L Paul and Elizabelh Jill OI,an Q Randall ('841 and Barbara Ol,on Ruberl ('57) and Joyce Olson HO Robert ('591 and Carol Olson HO Roger I'S81 and Joy<o ('5 8 1 0150n Llrry and Susan ('68) Olson Todd and Roberta Ol,on loi� Olsrud Halvar ('7 1 1 and Alvrna ('731 alstead H Olympia Brewing Company L Olympic Home-care Produ(t� Company l Henry and Earlene Oman Gordon (,70) and Marsha ('701 0mdal leonard and MargarE't Omdal L

Richard and Julianne Omland

Fred and Donna Ophm Georgia Oppen Roland Op,ahl l'SlJ Oregon Synod, ELCA, Portland, are. L Orion laboratorief.a l A'hley Orr ('001 0 Norman and Mairie Orth HQ Vincent Ortiz (,76) and Jost,lphine Flores Orriz Evelyn Osborne Hoge, and Ja n el ('581 Ose Ralph and Annetle Osgood Frederic dnd Mary Oshiro Virgmia Osman (,42' Lia Ossiander {'Oll Pele, ('9Q1 and Wendy O�te-nson LQ Richard ('7 1 : and Lynn 1'711 O,lenson LO William ('611 and Patricia Ostenson l Mate ('961 and Kalhryn O')tli�-Olson Dale and J ana (,9 1 1 O'llund Geir Ostrem ('92) dod Katrin Maseidvag

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B.arry and Diane O�trom Dennis ('671 and Beverly {'671 Q'iotroot Takuya Otani ( 'O l ) John and Marda 1'871 Ott Dougla, ('67) and Kim ('681 Ot ten Q Carol Otterson ('881 Sally Otterson (,831 G.il and Mni, (771 0110 0 Neal ('82) a nd M. Otto fnes Onoson lisa Ollo,on ('S71 HQ Mark Ottoson 1'891 Tamard anum ('0 1 ) Wilbur and Indbel\e June

('631 01weU

Rick 1'761 and SaUy Ou hl 0 Our Redeemer luthflfiln Church. Hood River, Ore. Our Savior's tUlheran (hurch WELCA, CheSler, Mont. Our Savior's lutheran

Church, Everell, Wash. L Our Savior's lutheran Church, Sa le m, are. 0 Our SavIour's Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, Wash. 0 Our Saviours Lutheran Church. Bremertonj Wash. LO Our Savlouf'S LUlheran Church. Prineville. Ort'. a Outrigger Enterprises , l nc, M Catherine Overland 1'94) Q Merlyn ('63) and Joan (,631 Overland a paul Overvold (731 and Norene S mi th ('761 0 Ervin Owen ('381 Q Hichard and Judy Owen Ann Owens Helrni Owens Q David and Carol ('771 Owren leon.rd ('681 and Anne (741 Ox-mun Q Arthur and Aija Ozolin Q

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Pacific Coca-Cola Bottling Company L Pacific Image RlngE'rs As.sociation Pacifi<.. lutheran Univefsity Pacific Metal Company I Pacific Mutual Ufe InsurancE' Company M Pacific Northwesl Synod, LCA, Seallle, W.,h. l Pacific Nor th we.sl Transportation Services Inc. Pac,j fic.l Real Estate Center, Inc. Michael dnd linda Padden Jame, Paddl",ord ('8ll 0

KennE!th Karch and Erika Paduano-Karch ('861 La Verne and L1oyd(Dickl Pall LH Douglas and Kristin Page HO John and Anna Page lH Terry and Juli ('761 Page William Page (71) George Polich and Juli. Pahl (781 Derek .nd Koe. Pahlka Ten- nce and Gretchen ('821 Palmer Charles and Sara Palmquist Christophe, Pankey 1'761 Q Gene and Margaret Pankey Donald and Mary lynn (,Sll Pa n nen Hae Ryung Park (,02) Jim and ChriSleUe ('741 Parker Eslate of Dorothea ParKer Lance ('901 dnd leona ('87) Parkf'r Q Robert ('441 and Myrtle Parker LH Gyde and Sha,on ('731 Parker PaJker, Smith & FE.'€'k, Inc. I Thomds Parker Timolhy Parker ('891 and Trac.ey Martinson GE'Orge Parkerson ('82) 0 Paul and linda Parkin

Parkland Auto Cente, I n c Parkland Collision Center Q Thomas and Mary Ann P,lrkS Sean ('841 and Sandra ("841 Parnell Steven and Karen Parr Susan Parr ('63) LH William C. Parrish L Betly ParrOIl ('381 H Keilh ('66) and Wanda Parrott John and Joan 1'801 Parsons Amellia Parllow ('0 I )

Sharon Parton ('56)

Pasi Organ Builders, lnc. Andrew ("88) and Sandra

Paszkowski Allan and D on na Patchett

Kenneth Pale (,51) LO Daniel and Karen ('92) Patj� ns Q PJl1VO and Sari) Jean Patokoski Joseph ('98) a nd Allison ('99) Patterson Q Sleven and Peggy ('791 Paugh-leuzinger

J ames and Marcie ('81)

PaulO Laura Pauli ('00) laverne ('52) and Nancy PaulsE'n Clement and Stephanie H Paulson David ('72) and Diane ('721 Paulson Eric and Elna Paulson lO Gera ld ('571 and Carol Paulson Q Melvin Paulson ('60) David and Tammy ('S2) Pauly Frank Payn ('751 and Dena Tippets Otho <l nd B onni e Payne Thorn., Payne ('SlIand Alexia Eide-Payne (,87) LO PCMS Foundation Peace lutheran Church, Collax, Wash. a Peace Lutheran Church,

Puyallup, Wa,h. 0

Peace Luth era n Church,

Silvana, Wash. La Rodney Cassidy and Kathleen Peach-Cassidy (731 Curlis ('691 and Svea 1'701 Pearson David ('67) an d Nancy Pearson Erik ('781 and Susan ('77) Pear son Eugene and Barbam Pearson LQ Evelyn Pealson Arthur and liannE' ('63) Pearson Pease & Sons Inc lO M arvi n and Deloris ('42) Pease

David and JanE' Peck Nanelte Peckham 1'891 Ke nne th and Susan Pedde Donald ('491 and Laura Pedersen L Einar and E mm a May Pedersen a Emilie Pedersen ('41) H Laura Pedersen Q Madaline Pedersen Georg and Nina Pedefsen O.and Emilie ('41) Pedersen L Robert ('70) and Janice Pedersen Q Svend ('70) and Calhy Jo (701 Pedersen 0 Mark ( '8 1 1 and Robin ('821 Pederson Arne ('4 1 ) and Glo,ia ('411 Pederson lHQ Steve an d Denise rSO) Pederson John ('681 and Calhy ('69) Pederson LHO Le,lie 1'641 and Cheryl ('65) Pede, san Q Melissa Pederson ('92) John Chiatello and N ancy Pedal ('731 0

Addam C02) and Shannon PeeblE's Scoll ('721 and Nancy (' 73 1 Peebles a larry and Eileen ('65) Peeler Khai and Heidi ('89) Peirce Gene ('581 and Carol Peisker HQ Ralph and Ann Pe it sc h Melvin and lill ian Pekrul Helen Peli' ('761 Rena V. Pellegrini

Eslale ('291 L

PEMCO Foundation, Inc. MI Roben and Carolyn (721 Pe n dle Peninsula Lutheran Church, Gig Harbor, W�l sh . lQ Karen Penland Roger and Sonya ('87J P E'nner Marvin Pennington H Anlhony Pentikis 1'71) Caroline Perdue ('74) H Andrew and Melissa ('9 1 ) Perdue Janice Perfect red and J. DelRene 1'791 Perkins 81ayne Perlelh ( '6 1 ) and June Conway HO Dale ('781 and Belly Perry 0 David Perry 1'8 1 ) Eugene ('54) and S hirley Perry Glenn and Janice Perry John ('9 1 ) and Betsy Jo ('90) Perry Q Judilh Perry ' ('631 0 James and Mary ('77) Perry S. Peler and Loi, ('6l) Perry 0

Student sets standard by joining Q Club his freshman year

I

t's not every day that a current PLU student is also a donor to the un iversity, David Wolbrecht

'OS, an u ltimate Frisbee enthusiast and a

member of Choir of the West. is an exce ption,

Because of the fi n a n c i a l assistance he received, the Regent's Scholar

decided to give

$ 1 ,000 to Q Club, " I get s o much out of the college

experience," he said,"1 just wanted to help someone else," He has set a standard for h i mself that he hopes to continue as a donor for years to come,

Oavid Wolbrecht '05 with Anne Gintz, Director of Annual

FundlQ Club

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Todd Perry ('92) Douglas 1'7\) and Susan ('74) Pershall Wend�1I and Marllu ('60) �rson Q Gordon and Janelle (,57) Personiu5 Stanley Pesi, ('75) and Ruth Han usa lester and Evelyn Peter lHQ Al fred Peters 0 Clark .and Aurora P�(e rs Q D"/ida nd Deborah ('73) Ptcters D�nnis ('88) and Cha ndra ('88) PetNS James (70) and Stephani e ('79) Pete" O JE'ssic.a Peters ('�) Petersburg luthera n Church, Petersburg, Alaska 0 Tho mas dnd Diane ('68) Petersen Donald ('7 l ) and Colleen Pet ersen Mrs. Einer Petersen L Gail Petersen ('60) Harry ('SO) and Jerrilee Petersen John and Marilouise Petersen LQ Jon and Dorothy ('54) Pe ters�n Q Kevin (,79) and Jackl Petersen Q Mary Petersen H Ono el2) and Naomi ('73) Petersen Q DClvid Comfort and Julie Pet"rsen Comfort ('83) Arth u r and Carol Peterson LO BMbara A. Peterson, (Mrs.

Warren) l

Barbara Peter!.on Q

Bernice Peterson ('43) 0 Clayton and leona Peter�o" L Dale Peterson ('67) 0 DaVId ('58) and Lorraine ('58) Peterson Dolores Peterson ('SO)

Peterson-Ba llard 1'86)

Pat Kelley L Roy Petry Estate L Douglas Olson and Kristine Pettibone 1'76) R. and Ca rol ine Pettit Bert and Joyce Pettitt Kimberly Pezone l i. ('94) H. Pfaff Fred Ri chard s a nd Ba rba ra Pfaff-Richard, 1'68) Kristina Pfeil 1'88) 0 Pfilttr, Inc. M Merle Pflueger ('4 1 ) LH Paul ('471 and Viola Pflueger

L Rut h Pflugmacher ('32) Ronald Earl ('58) and Marlys Ann ('56) Pf,lmmer Nichol.s Phalli, ('99)

James and Reb.,<ca

Pharris

('73)

Gordon and Sarah ('72) Phel ps Ph ili p� EIE'<: tro nics Nort h America COIPO t io n M Ag n es P hi l lips ('38) C a rol Phllh ps (,57) Q Dean ('8 1 ) and SU la n ('8 1 ) Phil l i ps Q Jame, Phil li ps ('59) J�nn""r Phillip, (,9 1 ) 0 Karen H i ll e PhIll i ps ('55) LHQ Karma PhIllips ('8 7) Ralph and Li sa ('81) Phil l ips Phinney Ridge lutheran Church, Sea ttl e. Wash. L Phoenix HomE' Life Mutual Insurance M PhYSical Therapy Spec;"lty 5er. LLC

Anna Pickett Grego ry ('00) and Je50sica 1'01) Pickett A. Michael a nd Lillian PiercE' Dtt.3n and Linda Pierce!! Q Elizabeth Pierce ('89) Michael Fergu son and Susan Pihl Ferguson (,SO) Arne (79) and Molly Pihl Erik Bill and Louise ('SO)

Dwayne ('59) and Eleanor Pett-rson H Edwin and Edwin Peterson 0 Eric Peterson ('87) Brad iJnd Fr,lOcint' Pfoterson Gary ('65) .nd G lor ia ('65) Pett'r so n Gerald Pet erson ('55) Helen Peterson ('47) Ji l l Peterson ('68) Joel Peterson (,SO) and Lea Mathi eu John and Marti Peterson

Plhl LHO Martin and D�rlen. Pihl LO Walter a nd Jeanette ('87) Pil grim LQ Pine Properties lLC L Ri c hard and Deb, a Jo ('77) Pi n e Ra( ph and Marjorie PIne Patricia Pin kstaff (,43) 0 Pat and Ali5d (,93) Pinnel l Margaret Pischl Peter and Carol ('8 1 ) Pitman Guy and Susan ('80) Pittman Q S tanley and Patricia Pitts 0

layci Ptoterson ('01) Leo and Mary Peterson Ll!Ona P�terson Q lillian Peterson lHQ

Willi.dm and M. Jonelie Pleasance Paul Pie.. (,80) Gary (,64) and Ndncy Plews JdmE'5 Plourde and Susan Cutshall 0 Mike Plows 1'82) 0 PlU Nursing Alumni PLU Women's Club L Earl and lesli Plummer R. E ugen e ('55) and Jean ('55) Poc hel Q

Kristina Peterson f921 Laurence ('66) and Da rlene Peterson lawrence ('501 and Beth ( '50) Peter son Q

Marv and Shirley Peterson 0 Mic hael (,80) and Tacey Pe t erson Q Glen Colbur n and Nancy Peterson ('83) 0 O. E l mer (,49) and Myrt le

(,48) PetE'rson

Paul Pf2'tef\on ('65) Randall ('66) and Carla

Pett"rson

Richard (70) and Londa PO) Petcrs on Q Richard ('60) and Muriel ('73) Peterson

Robert and Robyn ('92) Peterson Rolf PE'terson Ron.lld Pete"on ('54)

Jean Poencet ('59) Greg and Diane ('85) Pohl Jennif.r Po hl ('00) H Bay ley and Joan Pohl Murray Cullan crnd Hele-n Pohlig (5) Q Helen Po hl i g ('lSI L Joseph Pohwat ('82) Raymond and EJizlIbeth Poi n set t Bernice Pokhow H Fred Pokhow L Mark a nd laura ('75) Polcyn LHO

Steven Peterson {,68}

Howard and Nancy ('60)

Susan Peterson ('71) Terrance f931 and Jonna Pel�rsoo Wesley I'B6) and Jennifer Peterson Wilililm ('84) and Miqnonne Peterson Will,am ('65) and Mary Pet erson Q Willis ('63) dnd Gail ( '62) Pete rs o n

lazarus (,51) and Martha Politakis O Political Economy Research Center Doug and Terl ('90) Pollard Wi ljo and Ann. ('66) Pollari Richard and Orianne Lee Pol ley Beverly Pollock ('l7) Juli.) Pomerenk (,83) 0

Randdl Ballard and Patrice

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PommerenkE:' Nora Pon de r Estate l Cl iffo rd and Marilyn ('82)

Ponnikas Q

E ndowment G rowt h

(in millions)

Ra(ph and Nancy Poole John and VII. Pope William 1'75) and Bo n nie Pope 0 Ro ber t Poplin Jerry Poppen ('64) 0 Port of Seattle David .::t n d Anna ('80) Porter Larry and Linda ('72) Porter Laura Possinger ('011

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Potter Q John and Maradee (73) Potter 0 Neil ('49) a nd Anita (,46) Potthoff

20

Aaron Potts ('82)

Bonnie Potts ('93) H arold and Janice (70) Poujade Bruce and Deborah ('78) Pou li n Brad Powell ('0 1 ) Monte dnd Diane ('86) Powell Gary D. Powell ('76) LH Gary (76) and Jane Powell 0 Ronald (,72) and Sh,rley

Powell

David and louise- Po\Vt.'lson Barbar. Powers ('76) Gregory and Heidi (78) P ram u k Keith Pranghofer ('01) 0 Kelly Pr.nghofer ('97) and Kasie Scale! Pranghofer ('97) Antho ny ('Ol) and Sonya

('O l ) Prata Q John dnd Janet (70) Pro.el Carl and Dalla, Anne ('64) Presley

Presser Foundation L layne (78) and Karin Prest Eileen Preston Glenn (76) and Jan na (75)

Preston Q Paul Pre u s 1 ' 3 3 ) 0 Price Waterhouse Foundc1tion M Brian ('55) and Jane Price HO Richard and Deanna 1'81)

Price

Gre.<J ory ('78) and Wendy PrI« Q Jatk and Patricia Price Janie Price ('02) Kristina Price ("92) Matthew Price 1'0 I ) Paul and Carolyn Prichard Janet Prichdrd H Roy and Faith Prigge Prince of Peace lutheran Church, Everett, Wash, 0 Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Seattle, Wash , L Prince of Peace lutheran

Church, Spokane, Wa,h, 0 Penny Prior WIlliam (77) and Patrice (78) Pritc hard 0 Wm. {,91) and Ka theri ne ('91)

Pritchard PrOclCC En t erp rises Donald and Harriene Probst Jeffrey ('63) and Ma rga ret ('65) Prob'tfield LO V irgin ia Prochnow ('57) LO Scott and Katherine ('85) Proctor Jerry ('63) and Elizabeth Protextor

lawrence ('76) and Pamela Proud

James a nd Debra (,86) Pruitt Edward and Barbara (78) Pr7<lInyski Puget 50und Ba n k L Puget Sound Energy LMI Melville and Sylvia ('62) Pugh HQ

Ma,ko Pulkkinen ('O i l Kristin Pulliam 1'72) Raymond (78) and Theresa Pulsifer Q Elmer and Eleanor Punohu Gary and Sue Purdy David and Karen Purs�

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Rebish Red Wing Shoe Store 0 Erik ('6 1 ) and Dora ('82) Redal

Torleif (,61) and Valborg Reddl Redeemer Lutheran Church, Tacoma, Wash. Q Joye Redfield ('SO)

Art and Dallas Redford Bonni e Rediske ('5 1 1 Lois Redlin Michael and Penny ('66) Redman Harvey and Linda Redmond Amelia Reed ('O l ) James and Joan Reed Janet Reed ('84) Justin Reed ('01) Lucille Reed ('69) Bruce and Patric i a Kay ('73) Reed Paul and Rach el ('78) Reeder Loyd and Vivian Reels l David (,82) and Vonnie Reep Florence Reep ('55) Anne Reep L

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Daemon ('97) and Kristin ('97) Repp O Research Corperation l Becky RettkolVski 0 G. Ronald ('53) and Carol

Reule Robert and Alice (75) Reu te r J o h n a n d Evelyn Reynolds J. B. Reynolds Foundat ion I Stephen Reynold s (,99) Richard ('57) and Janet ('58) Rhea Antoine Rhodes ('02) Dale and Dale Rhodes Stephen and Clarene Ricarte C. Robert ('9 1 ) and Kri sti ('9 1 ) Rice Carrie Rice ('98) David (,68) and Joan Rice Q lucian and Charlotte Rice L Marie Rice ('8 1 ) David (,85) and Marguerite Rich Da niel and Kel l y (,92) Richards laura Marie Richards (,41) 0

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Thomas Ross (,BO)

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Robert Running ('65)

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James and Constance John and Rosemary ('73) Scales Scandinavian Airlines

Wolliam Rudolph ('74)

Erik ('86) and Susan ('86)

Robert John Rislow (,B91

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William and Ann Riley Evangflline Rimbach ('52)

Robert and Katherine ('62)

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Clifford and Jille Rowe Q

Dave and Sue Sander Richard ('BO) and Susan ('80)

('6l) Riis Q

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Karol Jan Satrum (7 1 ) Q

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Mount Vernon, Wash. Q

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Mark ('75) and Martha Salzman

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Robert and Mary Rowland

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Clinton and Sandra Sanford

Jonathan Sanford ('00)

William and Kathleen ('83)

Alan and Barbara Rowe

Roessel David R09"lstad ('87) and Dougla, Ragelstad ('83)

Linda Salatiella ('66) Salem Lutheran Church,

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Rowe· Malare, (,92) James ('75) and Sandra

Suzanne Monnier

('54) Sakamoto

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Peter ('73) and Kathryn Sand vig 0

Eric an d Susan ('84) Sallee

Arthur dnd Jacqueline (,49)

Paul and Nancy ('66) Roesch

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Ann Rowberg ('701 H Donald (,75) and Debra (76)

Edward and Charlotte Rae Mark. Hicks and Kaaren Roe

GerryAnne and Roger Sahlin

Richard Rouse ('69) HQ

Elva Radley

Lawrence and Lillian Rady

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George Roundy

Richard and Elaine Rodning HQ

C. William and Enid Sagvold

James Sandhalm ('59)

Jonathan

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Katie WasenmiJl(Jr Saad ('98) Q

Amy Saathoff ('95) Robert ('92) and Kristin ('90)

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Thomas ('86) and Ju!ie SaathaffQ Ralph Sob r"" ('76)

E lmer (74) and

Elmer

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G raduate's passion lives on through i nternat ional schola rs hip

A

fter Nancy Meader 79 died i n November

2000, h e r parents

wan ted to ensure that her memory lived on, 50 they created the Nancy Meader International Scholarship, Shortly after she

graduated, Nancy earned a master's degree i n developmental psychology from the U n iversity of Manchester (England) as a Rotary Scholar, She was a manager of training at the U.S, Environmental Training Institute, a member of the Friends of the National Sym phony Orchestra and the National Presbyterian C h u rch in Was h i ngton, D.c, and she volunteered with Habitat for Human ity, Nancy's international ties and interests i n s p i red her parents, Bob and Delores Meader,"As time passed we realized that's how we would want to make a permanent remembrance to Nancy," Delores said, The Office of Development at PLU was invaluable i n connecting the family with the Wang Center as part of the scholarship and making the process simple. "We are quietly pleased, grateful," she said, Not only is the memorial a way to honor their daughter, the Meaders feel strongly about investing in the future, "I nvesting in young people is the best use of resou rces you can make," Bob Meader said.

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Frederick Scheel Estate ('30) L B�atric. L Scheele 1'58) LHO Gertrude M. Scheele l Randall ('72) and Trud, Scheele David ("70) clnd Katen

Scheels

Rich and Nancy 1'60)

Schdfel O James Scheibe ('83) AI and Ella Scheibne, L Judit � Ann Scheinuk 1'66) Willis �nd Jurine Schellbefg Gregory and Norma ('84) Schellberg David Scherer ('56) Milo ('58) and Mary Scherer Dan Scherf Michael Schick and Katherine Hanson James and linda S<hierenbeck John ('30) and Co, a ('3 1 ) Schierman Estate l C. Philip Schiller ('72) John and Aleen Schiller LHO Charle, Schilling ('84) and Laura Giddings Dale I'S7) and Katherine ('58) Schimke John Schindele ('5 1 ) Harold ,) n d K" " ('75) $chlachtenhaufen Q Eunice Schleichet l Richard Carl ( '6 1 ) and Carol

S<.hlenker

Dan and Susan ('78) Schle"ingE"r Nathaniel Schlicher (00) 0 William and Donna Schlitt HQ Theodore and Lynda 1'82) Schlosser Mil and Olive Schluter Cdsper Schmand ('72) Sherwin and Anita ('55)

Schm,dt Mil� ('85) and Pauld Jean

Schmidt Perry (78) and Carol Schmidt Randall ('80) " nd Kathryn (79) Schmidt Stacey Schmidt ('0 1 ) Torrance Schmidt ('92) and Elizabeth N'erman ('92) 0 Melana Schmike ('87)

Douglass and Sandra 5chmor Gerhard and Marilyn ('50) Schmutterer Dorothy Schnalble ('49) LHO Miludie Elaine Schnltible (' 5 6) 0 Jill Schnoser ('01) David ('91) and Nancy {,90) SchneoidE'r Paul Gotz and Patti Schmtgrund-Gotz ('70) Todd ('87) and Kim ('86) Schock-Rosenbach John Careon and Michelle Schoenberg ('80) Schoenfeld-Gardner Fou nddtion, Inc. LO David ('68) and ChrlStelle ('68) Schoening LO Ph iii p ('83) and Karla ('83) xhot O Richard and Christine ('74) Schrader louise Schreiber E.stalE" l Thomas Schroedel ('75) Garrett Schroeder ('0 I ) Jeffrey and Carol Schroeder Mark .nd Robin ('87) Sch rot!tl er W.F, and Alberta Schroeder Q Du�ne ('581 and Pauline ('55) Schryver Tho'a Schuchman ('69) Gerald and Olive Schuler J.nell. Schulte ('0 1 ) Bradford and Carolyn (74) SchultzQ Charle, ('89) and K i mberly ('89) Schultz 0 James ('76) and Diane Schultz Jeffery and Kora ('0 1 ) Schultz Jason and Laura ('96) Schultz Nancy Schultz ('7 1 ) 0 Mrs. H. O. Schumacher Bequest L Paul and Doris S<humache-r Nancy Schutz ('63) The Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving Daniel and Jane ('84) Schwabe Mike and Elaine ('76) �hwarlz Lois Schwartz Mauri(� and lois Schwartz L

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Roy ('58) and Thelma ('56) Schwarz LO Ryan and Cynthia Schwarz Warren and Nancy Sch'.'II'egel HMry and Alberta Schwengber l JO(1n Schwindt (' 56) l Barbara Schwisow ('6 1 ) H Scientific Supplies Company L Stanley Score ('33) 0 Olive Scorndienchi Scott &. Associates Inc Dana Gray Scott and Brenda Scott ('88) Byron and Virginia Scott htate L Bruce and Jody ('92) Scott Curti� and Julia i'l7) Scott Ryan Scott (,98) Susan Scott 1'89) Wanda Scott Frances Scrim Q C, Edgar and Nancy 5uivnf'r H Sea-Land Service Inc- 0 Se.first Bank and Foundation l Merlin and Murial Seal H Daniel and Dena Seaman Carl M, Searcy Jr, ('6 1 ) LO Sears-Roebuck Foundation l Dale ('70) and JoycP ('67) Sears 0 Elmer Mont.na Sears ('7 1 ) Kathleen Sears ('0 1 ) Ron a n d LiSd ('98) Sears 0 Nathan Sears ('98) 0 The Seattle Foundation L Seattle- Institute for Advanced Dental Education LlC Seattle Steam Company I Seattle n mes/SeattlE' Po.st­ Intelligencer L Michael and Candace Seavello 0 Donald Se.vy ('6S) Keith and Virginia 5eavy Jarl and Delores Sec herJensen SeclHity Pacific Bank Washington l Richard Seeger and Robin Koch ('821 LO Miles and Patricia S&?ley

Arts th rive under the generosity of Dick a nd M a rcia Moe

T

he m a n y donations of Dick and Marcia M o e can be heard throughout PLU, Thanks to a generous endowment, Richard D, Moe Concert Series

w i l l be presented o n the Fuchs Organ i n Lagerquist Hall every fal l . Richard 's sister-i n-law, A n n Stephanson-Moe, presented t h e

i naugural

concert of the series over Homecoming weekend, Dick is emeritus dean of the School of the Arts. Hi5 love for the arts is reflected in other ways as well, Forest Foundation Scholarships provided i n his name are given

Dick and

Mard. Moe

a n nu a l ly to students studying the arts, Many years ago, he donated money to the u niversity to create the Lila Moe Memorial Scholarship, named after his first wife, who died i n

1 977, It goes a n nually to a female ret u rn i n g student studying the

arts, The Eilstvold renovation is intri nsica lly tied to the Moes as well, They are co-chairs of the fund-raising committee and have made a generous donation toward remodeling,

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Gary and Valerie ('8S) Segermon David 174) and Cheryl Seibel Michael Seiber ('88) Q Bruce and Nicola ('83) Seiler Q Stephen and Nancy ('60) Seitz Selbu Lutheran Church Women, La Crosse, Wash. Richard Selle ('59) George ('77) and S.andra Sellers Clifford Sells ('59) and Linda Larson Q Dan ('64) and Judith ('64) Selmann Q Deborah Semer-CroU'ie Sempra Energy M Eriberto and Eva Senon Irvin and Shirley ('84) Sensei Q F. Thomas tl nd Wendy Sepic H Ivan Seppala (,55) Dennis Sepper and Nancy Connor LQ Dale and Constance Sen Leonard Sessa ('97) Richard ('7 1 ) and Esther ('70) Setbacken David and Patricia Setzke Gary and Cheryl Severson LHQ Richard (tnd Maryanne ('66) Severson Ralph and Ruth Severson L S. Erving ('55) and Nancy ('79) Severtson LHO Mary Sewright ( ,83) Carl and Carol Sexton Catherine Sexton (,36) L Daniel Shaftand (,61) 0 Audrie Shagren ('77) Armen ('8 1 ) and MarieClaude Shanafelt Jim and Julie ('831 Shanafelt Roger ('86) and Carolyn ('86) Shanafelt HO John Shannon ('67) LO Lee Shannon ('66) David (79) and Teresa ('79) Sharkey Q Diane Sharpe (77) Anna Sharpnack Estate L Barbara Sharts ('86) Q Charles and Beverly Sh(tw Christine Shaw ('S5) John and Jean Shaw Estate of Malcolm Shaw Marvin Shaw ('47) William and Thelma Shaw Q l.Jerald Sheffels (,54) L l.Jerald ('54) and Lois ('59) Sheffels Q Thomas and Virgie ('84) Sheldon Shell Oil Company Foundation l Paul Shelley ('92) and Diane Downie Michelle Shellhaas 1'0 1 ) Cynthia Shepherd ('85) Kennedy Sherles (,85) Jim and Kathy Sherman Ronald ('73) and Diane Sherman Timothy ('67) and Marcia ('67) Sherry 0 Kenneth and Elizabeth ('70) Sherwood Darrell and K"thy Shideler 0 Noel 5hillito Dennis and Janet ('95) Shimabukuro William and Bette Shinlkus Raynor and Jane Shimoda Satoshi Shimoji 1'00) Gary and Judi Shipler Margaret Shipley Estate L Randal ('74) and Iia Shipley H Rodney and Jackie Shipp Herbert and Natalie Shippen William and Kathleen Shiv;tz Raymond and Rebecca ('83) Shjerven Q Richard and Carole Shoop Bruce and Rand; ('73) Shore Q Thomas and Joyce ('64) Short Gary and Peggy ('76) Shortt Richard and Susan Shotwell John ('87) and Debbie ('87) Shoup

Andi Livingston Shouse LH Man Shouse ('96) Q Steven Jnd Cynthia Sue ('74) Shove Alvin and Cynthia (,82) Shuck Harriet Shull (,54) Chris ('82) and Cindy ('82) Shultz Q Jeffrey ('84) and Sheryl Shumake David ('80) and Patricia ('80) Siburg Q Bill and Krista ('95) Sickert­ Bush Stephen and Patricia ('90) Siebens Q Joseph "nd Linda ('80) Siebert Gail Sieckman (74) Steven Siefert ('83) Herbert ('53) and Lois Siefkes Orville ('54) and Margaret (,54) Siegele H Theodore (,57) and Marian Siek James (73) and Sherrie Siemens Bruce and Erin ('90) Sigman 0 Evonne Siguenza (,65) Richard and Martha Siler Neal ('78) and Theresa Silva Silverdale Lutheran Church , Silverdale, Wash. LQ Tony and Terry (72) Silvestrin Daniel ('72) and Sarah ('86) Simmons Q Donald ('67) and Barbara Simmons Q Jack ('76) and Susan ('78) Simmons Joshua Simmons ('0 1 ) Clyde and Mary A n n ('SO) Simmons Thomas Bennett and Kathleen Simonis-Bennett ('70) Harold Simons ('76) Ella Simonsen Dale ('8 1 ) and Jill ('80) Simonson James ('59) and Marcia ('58) Simonson HQ James Simonson ('97) Q John (,62) and Jeraldine ('64) Simonson Q Simpson Fund LM Simpson Investment Co I Phillip Simpson ('84) Richard and Yvonne Simpson Richard Simpson (,9 1 ) Q Jack ('58) and Janice Sinderson Q Melvin ('42) and Johnnie Sinex Richard and Jennifer ('86) Singer Richard and Jeanie ('9 1 ) Singler Ch<lrles and Jean Sinn Lonn Sipes ('95) Douglas ('79) and Diana Sire Larry ('7 1 ) and Joy Sirianni William Sisco and Jeanne Landdeck-Sisco (,691 0 Gerard ('73) and Mary 5iuta Angela Sivertson ('33) R. Dennis and Leslie Sizemore Jerry ('73) and Janine ('72) Skaga 0 Skaga Family in memory of Kdrsten Skaga L L. J. and Mary C Skaggs Foundation L Sharon Skar ('74) Sigurd (,50) and Marjorie ('SO) Skartland Michael and Carey (,92) Sketch ley Q David Madden and Diana Skibiel ('80) John ('90) and Angena ('91) Skibiel Q Marshall and Frances Skid more Skillman Foundation M Lawrence and Irene Skinner L Patricia Sklow David Skoch and Kristin Skoch-Qgard ('87) James Skofstad ('681 Jack and June Skog Q

James (,69) and Jill Skog Q James and Julia Skog Q Rudy and Karen Skonord Mr. and Mrs. Per Skoog L Don and Anne Skrede Tamelyn Skubinna (74) Q James Skurdall (,65) Skyn.vay Courier Brian ('9 1 ) and Paula ('891 Slater Charle, ('58) and Carol Slater James Slater Estate L James ('74) and M,1fY ('75) Sletten Q Matthew and Lisle ('89) Slichko Marvtn ('69) and Anne Slind Robert and Darci ('88) Slocum Q Jeff and Mary Ann ('66) Small Rolf Smeby Amity Smetzler ('99) Evalena Smick L Evalena Smick Q Mary Smidt ('74) Frances Smith Estate L Ann Smith Sehdev ('90) and Paul S, Sehdev L Smith Tractor & Equipment Company Q A,J.Smith Agnes Smith Estate ('321 L Andrew and Mary Smith Cathy Smith Chris Smith Colleen Smith ('93) David ('72) and Margaret Ann ('74) Smith David ('75) and Judy Smith Q Dennis 170) and Sharon ('7 1 ) Smith Diane Smith (72) Donna Smith Ely Smith ('70) 0 Francis and Myrna Smith Gary and Andra Smith Norman and Gayle ('89) Smith Q H. Wayne and Grace ('58) Smith Donald and Hannah ('87) Smith James Smith ('74) Jeff Smith, The Frugal Gourmet L Jennifer Smith (,01) Jennifer Smith (,92) Todd and Jennifer ('83) Smith Jerry ('79) and Nella Smith Joe (,6 1 ) and Judith Smith Roy and Johanna Smith James and Kathleen Smith Norm and Kristi ('90) Smith Madeleine Smith Marvin Smith (72) Matthew and Misty ('98) Smith Q Norman Smith Paul and Virginia Smith Q Kevan and Priscilla ('74) Smith Richard ('80) and Phyllis Smith Richard and Carolie ('7 1 ) Smith Richard and Elaine Smith Robert and Dorothy (A4) Smith L Roger ('90) and Paula Smith 0 Brad and Sheila ('86) Smith Stephen and Jane Smith Steven and Annie Smith Timothy ('87) and Ellen Smith Wilbur and Adetha Smith Q Carter Smithhart (,0 1 ) SmithKline Beecham Foundation M Charles and Etta ('48) Smithson L Etta Smithson (A8) HQ John and Marian Snee Q Marvin ('64) and Sharon ('64) Snell Kenneth Snider l Elbert and Kristine ('021 Snider Neal and Judy Snider Rebecca Snider ('76) Harold R Snodgrass, Ed, D, LH


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Summary of Contributions (FY 200 1 -2002) Total: $8,295,900 (cash received) Other Organization. ( $ 1 3 3,897) Other (including Government " Publk Grants. ($641,033)

I

Fund Raising Consortia (lCW) ($1 1 2,365) Religious

IOrganizations ($21 9,635)

Businesses}

CCHpOratlon. I

...rents ($454, 769/

Katherene Starr ('S7) Martha S tarr Amy S.arwalt ('01) Sid and Marguerite ('39) Staswick La Slate Farm Companies Foundation LM State Farm Insurance Companies L Dave ('671 and Lindy ('67) Slaub LO James and Diane Stauffer Q Matt and Michelle ('9 1 ) Stauffer Sarah Stauffer ('00) 0 Constance Stay ('55) ScOi. Stebbins (,87) Patrick A5. Steel ('75) James and Debbie Steele Q Thomas and Nancy ('951 S.eele O Paula S.eele ('93) The Steele-Reese Foundation L David (,571 and lorilie ('58) Steen lHO Terence Billingsley and Melanie S.een 1'851 Paul ('54) and Judith S.een 0 Scott and Karen ('82 ) Stegman 0 Eric Sleiger ('02) Ariadne Stein Ho Kelli Stein ('901 Lynn and Ariadne Stein L Raymond and Nancy Steinberg Del and Ro,e ('69) S.einer 0 Erick S.einman ('70) Genevieve Stelberg Estate L Craig ('88) and Ka.hryn ('87) Stell in g Bryan ('84) and Carolyn ('85) S.elling

Edward and J,1net ('90)

Sle mp le Mae S. Stemple Charitable Trust JdCk Grinnell and Michelle

Snoogr.,,·Grlnneli ('88) Ann� �. Snow Follnda[iofl Inc Willia m and K.lr�n ('79) Snuw Michael ('00) and Debra ('781 Snowden Michael and Gln,l. 5nowde n O Ivan S nyd l!f K.llh and Jody Snyder Alfred Ande,son a nd Leslie Snyder Ander son ('891 DJI� ("73) and Marg aret (73) Sodl'f1 0 Carol Sod.,gren 51:uU ('921 dnd JacquelVn 1'92) Soderlfng l Ray Soderiund ('57) 0 """r,,1n ('65) and Fran w,I."d L laurie Sofne ('!IS) 0 Pas. or ClarC'nce "no He'en Sol .nJ LQ Daniel and Ot>br. S<,lbelg 0 Ju,lnh Solber g 1'78) Wayn. Soll""g ('67) lohn ('7.!J and Carol Soldano Q

Ch.ster ('37) and Thelma ('37) SoU" O DdVid "nd Kay Soitis 0 Jer.my ('90) and Rhond a

Solrmff

Floyd and Gwen Solum 0

Thom,1' and linda ('84)

Snmmer Q AI..I. SOooLIY ('64) 0 Sony US round.tlon, Inc M Marga,," Sopkovich ('57) 8arb.lra So",nsen ('76) Ca"ol and Beverly Sorensen Oougt.\, and J an en e (721 Sol't'n!.en rOIl.sl and Coileen Soth 0 Diane Saucey ('87) leona,d anl.l Dori.s Souchek Kri>tln Soukkal. ('0 I ) D"vld Sou.h.rd ('SO) Kenneth .1nd Mary Southern Southwest Gas Foundation M Southwf!'§t£>rn Washington Synod, EtCA, T.com." Wasil L

James and Carla Southworth

Hap and Sigrid Sowell (,alg and Carolyn ('84) SpatIa Nancy S pag.n 1'94) 0 Shdnnon Sp,l/1, ('021 Thomas an d Nilncy Sp;lhr Spanaway lutheran Church, Spanaway, Was h . 0 CdTI and Jani<e (' 761 SpaRe Joh n and Gretchen ('63) Spangberg Ro""ld (741 and Unene (72) Spa racin o Davit! and Carolyn Sp.ukman Rocildrd and Ka.hryn ('83) Spa"', Jom", ('6 1 1 and Myrna spa"'s HQ Waner, and Adeline

SpJrllrog O

�.i th and Jenny Spa",,!) Regona ld Spaulding Stopl,.'n � .. I u(d,ng ('$91 TImothy ('871 and D.h•• S pa ulding Fr,,"k ( 75) and Susan Sp.a. LQ Erok Ikannf"" ('951 and Jennifer Spet:ht Brannfors ('94) 0 Walter and M. Marie Specht William and Oorl' Je.n ('5 1 1 Sp eer Carol Spers 1'88) Robert 1'95) and Amy ('97) Spencer Ro rt "nd Jane S pencer Paul an d Catherine ('78) Speral O Jeffrey ('72 ) an d Kath y Spere lHO Christopher Spi<er 0 Gary and Cheryl Spldahl Selh Spidahl ('96) SI"" ..n Spinney ('68) LeRoy ('52) and Corinne ('5 1 )

'

SpllLer HO

o.vl(l rnl.nd Elllabeth ('77) Spl inter Spokesn1Jn Review I Sarry (,82) and l,,,, Spomtlr O MithJPI Falk and Lynone �prague-fal k ('8 1 )

Scott and Ruth Sprai n Gale Spring.r (,821 Bruce and Twila ('59) Springer Gordon Spry (,01) louis ('581 and Marilyn Spry Ethel Squires l Seon ('88) and Sheri.h ('88) Squire> LHO St Andrew's Luthetan Church, Bellevue , Wash.LO

St. Luk@s An\e-riccln Lutheran Chur<h, Shelby, Mont.

St, Mark's Luther..n Church by the Narrow.., Tacoma, Wash.lO St Marks luth�ran Church , , 5pok.n�, Wash. 0 St, Matthew lutheran

Church, Beaverton. OrE'. L Robert ('861 and Sue-Ellen ('74) St. Pierre Walt�r and Walter Staba Alfred and Bet ti e Stacey

ThO.n.s ('89) and Shairy Stafford Kermi. ('77) dnd Deborah ('77) 5••hl Taylor Swhl 1'01) Dean Lueck and MI:,iam

5",hl., ('81) Harry an d M.lgit Sldkke\!ad

William and Astrid 51dncr, l:,I<Ot, L N";l ('601 and Wyam" SI.",I.oI LQ

Car"\Gn Stantllfer (,591 Gordo" Ildy and Deanna 1'67) Sfand,fQrU Michael ('91) and Tracy ('92) Standish John Stanfield ('741 Roy and Sylvia ('68) Sta nnll Alan ('60) and Sharon Kay 5tang O Michael ('82) and Ther ..... St angela nd Ch", and Susan Stangland Jean Stanley ('61) Pete and Janet SIan ley Thomas and Rebecca Stanley Bernard (76) and Nancy Stark Hazel Starkey Bill and Marg� �tarr

Steven Hiett and Kimberlee Slender ('87) Dan and Ri.a ('87) S.ene Sianley ('68) and Sharon ('68) Stenersen Q

Michael Stensen ('90) and Marjorie Stenson ('62) larry and Connie Stephens Terry Stephens Nancy S.ephenson ('72) Rebecca Stephenson 1'0 1 ) Ivan and Verna Stephenson Stcrling Savings Bank I Kurt and Faith ('55) Stern H laurel S.evahn ('80) David Stevely David Stevens Estate L Joanna S.evens ('8 1 ) Q John 1'63) and Ann Stevens a Mark ('86) and Darlene Stevens Q Otto a nd Shirley Stevens LHQ Patric ia Steven son DaVid ('86) and Sonja ('86) Steves Q Larry and Kathy Steveson Bill and Rosemary Stewart Raben and Edith ('82) Stewart James Stewart ('59) Q Janet Stewart (,BS) John and Therese ('86) Stewart Michael a nd Marsha ('6B) Ste\vart Q Eric (,951 and Rikka ('95) Stewa rt H Todd ('85) and Melinda Stewart WillIe ('69) dnd Faye .ewa" 0 Nick Stickle ('04) Hendrik and Joan 5tiggelbout 0 Brian Lee S.lIes ('78) Robert and Dian� Stillson Randolph ('63) and Christine Stime Joe and Roberta Stipcich lawrence and Barbara Stith Alan ('83) and Ka.hryn ('83) Stitt Robert Stivers LO Undsey S.ixrud ('88) Norris Stoa H Norris and Martha Stoa L

S.erling ('89) and U,a Stock Bryan I'B5) and Michelle 5.ockdale 0 Alan ('52) and Anna Marie Stoddard Deborah Stoehr 1'81) Kerri Stoehr ('921 Joy Stohr H William and Janet Slokesbary John and Eleanor ('62) SlOkle Stolz Computers, Ine L David (79) and ChriSly Stolz Mrs. Paul H. Stolz l Tom .1nd Diane Stone larinda Stone ('01)

Robert and Cheryl Ann ('76) Summcrcr Rebe<cu Summerer ('02) Jean Summers (,02) Lori S um mers ('79) Summit View Triwel Q Sunburst Lutheran Church , Sunburst, Mont. Q

Dale Storaasli ('57)

Kenneth (,SO) ilnd Ca the r i ne (,49) Stora.,li 0 lester ('491 and Carol ('47) Storaasl i a lill i e Stora it sli (' 38) Rainer Storb and Beverly Torok·S.orb Q lowell (,6 1 ) and Byrde 1'61) Slordahl Brian ('B9) and April Storie Michael ('75) and Kathleen Stork Q Rachel Stork ('02) Darlene Storkson ('62) Robert Van Howe and Michelle Storms-Van Howe ('78) Joe and Carol Stortini Donald ('94) and Kora S'OUI LO Leo and Florence (,40) Stout Joan S .ou. ('56) S.even ('94) and Sheily S t oval l Jesse and Gretchen (,88) 5traessle 0 Gerald and Unda 1'67) Strand Marilyn Strand Donald ('50) and Edilh (,5 5) Strand ness L Edi.h S tra ndness ('55) HO Eri k lee Strandne" ('8 1 ) 0 Milton and Mary Strasburg Geraldine Strege LH Adrienne Strehlow ('01) Iris Strehlow Dennis and Kathleen Stre mick Erik 5trenge (,78) Richard and Beverly Stri c kla nd 0 W. Jeremy and Susan ('76) Stringer Q Kenne.h 5troad lO C Gordon Strom ('561 0 Curtis ('981 and Sara ('96) Strom Q Jeffrey and Patriciil Strong Eileen Stubblefield ('75) Doris G, Stucke LHQ V ic tor Stueckle Q John Sluen ('68) Marcus ('43) and Corinne ('481 Stuen LO Mark Stu en ('701 0, John ('341 and Florence Slllen LO Paul ('76) and Karin (,8 1 ) Stuen 0 Thomas ('69) a nd Karen ('70) Stuen E. Robert ('57) and Willamae ('59) S.uhlmiller L Emil and Engelena Stuhlmiller Estate L Brran and Ann j'74) Stump Beverly Stump ('57) Louann Stump ('0 1 ) Ken and Mervina (,92) Sturgeon Carol-Wray Sturgill DOllilid and CCirol-Wray S.urgill L Michael Slurgill ('90) Steve and Cathy Sturtevant Caris!Oa Sturtz ('02) Dale and Marie Sturzenegger Philip and Susan ('76) Stutzman Suburban Realty, Inc. 0 Dean ('74) and Carol ('74) Suess LQ Elda Sulerud Su l l i van & Curti s Sean and Tasha 1'93) Sullivan Q

Tracey Sund ('97) 0 Art Sundby L Estate of Mrs_ Dagny Sundby Gerald 1'64) and Nancy Sundby 0 Edward and Mc)(y Sunde Monica Sung ('9 1 ) 0 S uperio r linen Service L Bruce and Shirley 1'57) Sutherland L H. Loyd and Lynne Sutherland L Kylee Su . herlin ('93) 0 Sriiln Sutphin ('01) Martin ('67) and Merrily (,681 Su tron Peter an d Marla ('82) Suver Cora Svare ('30) 0 Richard Svare ('50) H Evelyn Svendsen 1'39) lO Ola Svennes Daniel and Gail Swan Michael ('86) and Rebecca Swan

I

James Vebber and Charlotte Swan·Vebber 1'72) Frank ('5 1 1 and Mildred ('46) Swanberg Q Hazel Swanson EstatE' L Douglas ('87) and Amy ('88) Swanson Donald ('72) an d Wendy ('741 Swanson La Donna Swanson ('56) Q Byron and Doris Swanson Esther Swan son G.F. and Florence Swanson Isabel Swanson ('68) Mark 1'681 and Wendy ('71) Swanson LQ

Paul ('66) and Mary 1'67) Swanson Q Peter ('70) and Jean (,72) Swanson H Rober! ('54) and Annabelle Swanson Q Robert and Clara Swanson L Scot! ('88) and Lynn Swanson Thomas Swanson ('74) and Debbie Frisch SWilnson Alfred and Ovedia ('38) Swanstrom

Ovedia Swanstrom ('38) Q Marsha Swantz ('7 1 ) 0 Sandra Sweeney ('771 Barbara Swenson (73) Eunice Swenson ('56) Q Aaron and K ri stina ('97) Swenson Lavern ('72) and Anne ('72) Swenson Milrvin and Jean-M arie Swenson Q Michael ('73) and Nancy Swenson Or. Rodney and Mrs. Evelyn Swenson LO Mickey and Sara ('98) Swett 0 Joseph and Sherry Swickard Blaine and Harriet Swieso Anne Swinehart David and Mona Swinehart Rhoda Symon, (,9 1 1 Melvin and Margaret Syre Estate L Claris syr

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T & C Farms, Inc. TAB Northwest Amelia Tabet Robert ('B3) and JE"nnifer Tacey

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Geo rge ('42) and Edna Thorleifson Q James and Joyce ('73) Thorne Thomas and Marcia Tho r n i ley

Cindy Thorpe

Robert and Elizabeth ('9 1 ) Thorpe

Jennifer Thorpe ('02) Zachary Thorpe ('0 I ) David and Ruth ('75) Thorsel l Karen Thorson ('90) R Gary ('73) and Laury ('74) Thorson Kristianne Thorvaldsen (,O l ) Gregory ('88) a n d Heather Thorw. l d O Steven and Vi rgi n ia ('92) Thrasher Q

3 M FOlmdation LM G. Elaine Th�Jrston ('50) E....ere tt Thykeson L

Marion ('M) .nd Marlys ( '5 31 Tidwell 0 Randy and Jo.n ('82) Ti ede

Ron '70 and Ingrid '70 Gintz

Daniel (77) and Lynne Tiedem an

G intz fa mily m a kes campus com m u n ity strong hey are successful business people, but Ron

70 and I n g rid Gintz

70 are more often referred to as volunteers and philanthropists, The couple provides constant support to the PLU community and in their own Federal Way commun ity, where they have opened their

Dorothy Tiedema n ('S I ) LaVerne Tiedeman ('431 a William and Louise Tieman HO Danielle ('841 .nd Bradley (,83) Tilde n LO Earl ('S6) and Barbara Ti lly La Shannon Ti l l y ('94) 0 Times M i rror M Ti mexpo Foundalion Inc L Kristin Timm (,8 7) Robert ('57) and Anne Timm 0 Patrick O'Dell and Jean

home to troubled teens and exchange students, Now, they are arts supporters who envision the Gintz Family Theatre in the new Eastvold Auditorium, As primary donors, the family will see their vision become a real ity when the Eastvold remodel is complete, This will be the first time that a "black box" style theatre of this caliber will be avai lable to the program and a meaningful contribution to the future for students at the university,

Tindal l-O'Dell ('89) Gertrud e Ti ngel sta d ('39) L Jon and Marcia Tingelstad

Tiny 's Tire Q Brian ('SO) and Tr.ci ('8l) li ppl e LO Titus Will Fa milies Foundation LQI Doris and Leon Titus Eslate L Carl and Annalee (,O1 ) Tobey Alice Tobiason LH

Edwclrd and Mildred Tobiason

Fred ('58) and Dorothy

Tobiason LQ Marie Tobiason Estate l William Tatkitt ('0 1 1

Titcoma CIt'41ri ng House l

Tacoma Estate Planning Counci l Tacoma Golr Association TatOma Public 5<hool, L Tacoma RCljni(.'r� Community Fund L T.J(oma Urban league Jennifer Tada ('SOl O M .lfian Taege ('56) .. Edward and Robyn ('79) T.foYd 0 Na nc y Taft Reijun Takamuret 1'02) Andrew T.lob.re ('881 Brett ('961 .nd Wen dy ('96) Tal bert Jarrles and Susan ('8 1 ) Talbot Ray mond and Raymond

Tallman Aaron ('94) and Lori ('94)

Tang (almond Tanq Kwong-Tin and Pauline Tang O larry Tang a nd Jean lacy­ Ta ng Deborcsh Tannehill Targa Real E state Service'l, Inc. Steven Jnd Isa belle Tavares Michae.! and Shaw n Taver n Lenore Taylor ('4 1 ) L

Alexis Taylor ( ,0 1 ) L, E ldon and An n ('631 Taylor Edward and lillian Taylor

Je fl ('91 1 .nd Ta m i Taylor 0 KrMlne Tayl or linda TaylOl ('58) Martin ('S3) and Su",n ('82) Taylor

Michael and Su�an Taylor Peter and Kristine Taylor Ridge and lisa ('79) Taylor a Stanley a nd Shirley Mae (,45) Taylor Val and Susan Taylor

Terry and Sandra ('77) Taylor Q

Virgiol lJ Taylor l h e Tea g le Foundation, Inc. l Richard ('79) and Annette

Teboe Steven and Marjorie ( ,80) Ted ri c k Dave ond Cheryl Teilke 0 Donald Eugene Teigen (,59) Kent ('62) and Jeanine Tef(rony LO Tektronix, Inc. L Ronald and Eileen Te l lefson LHO

Ra"dy and Becky Tel ling Lee and A, A rd el le ('60) Te-manson

Btuce Tempel ('78) and 'a,.h Sh.mrlOn L.... Tempel ('771 0

Peter and Bal bt:tra Temple·

ursto 0

n Th John Templeton

Foundation L John ('60) and Cnrolyn Temphn HO PhyUb Templin ('59) 0 Su sa n Templin ('82) Helen Tengesdal Estate L Mark Tengesd.1 ('81) Ruthmarie- Ten nent ('43) William and Ethel Tennesen L Pat ri c k a n d lynn Tennican Herman Te-nzl er Estate l louis and June Ternstrom

William Teska Q Daryl. and Victoria ('75) Teske Tesoro We st Coast Compa ny I Sally Tetlow (,8 1 ) Gene and N adi n e (,62) Tetrault Don and Patricia Tewkesbury

Texdco Foundation lM

58 PlU SCENE WINTER 2002 > HONOR ROll

Theodore ('671 and Sylvia

The>iste Q Wayne (,76) and Nina ThE'rres John and Nanc y Jo (72)

Thiebe, a Arthur Thiel ('751 .lnd JUlid Akoury ThifJl Donilfd dnd Audrey Tho md' LO Evan Thomas ('0 I ) Gregory n,oma, ('0 I I and Mary Ingersoll James Deni"'" and Mildred Thoma� Jesse Thomas (71 ) Edward and MiII.nd. ('87) Thomas

Richard and Diane Thomas Da.... id Poner and lori Thon,pson Porter ('901

Ray ('5 1 1 and Phyl l i s ('SOl Tobiason LQ

James and Beth ('84) Tobin

Edward ('71) and Janice (72) Todd L

Kathryn Toepel ('74) Charles and Ann Tohlen And rew and Caroline Tolas Q

James Tolas ('85) Conrad and Cynthia ('87) Tollelson Johanne Marie Hansen L Marilyn Tollefson ('56) a Nicola Tollefson Otto ('55) and 8arbara ('55) Tollelson H Harvey ('44) and Anne ('44)

Tol lfe ld t Stanley and Evelyn Tolzmann

C.W, Thompson Andrew COW,UI and O'l(iC;ta

Andrew (,97) and Stephanie (,97) Tomlinson a Gerald and Mary Pat

Dick and Gloria Thompson Ooug l", Th ompso n ('97) 0

Tomlinson Inga Tommervik ('43)

Thom�n ('SO)

DUdne {'55} and Judith Thom pwn

Georgine Thompson Jason Thomp<on ('93) Jesse ('50) and Doris ('48) Thomp"", H John and Oui'!iflne Th ompx," Kathy Thompson Le<lie ('50) ond Ema Thompson H Levi and Violet Thompson Esta.. L Mary Helen Thompson 0 Neil ('62) and Ed i th Thompson Derek Thom',," ('93) 0

Mar.... in ('42) Tommervik Q Marvin ('42) and Ca(OI ('40) Tommervik L

Mar ....in a n d Li ss(J Tommervik Q

Michele Tomseth ('95) A. Lance ('74) and Oeb Tonn Sheri and Jeffrey Tonn LHQ Kirsten Tonning ('86) Per and BenyTonning Kenneth and Doni Topel L James and Nedra Torfin Matt Torfin ('9S) Don Immel and Tracianne

Tom and Connie

Torklep-Immel ('02) Ellen Torongo ('36) a Evelyn Tor.... end Estate L E. Si l . s ('47) and Alice ('4 8)

Thomsen LO TimothyThomsen ('81 )

SamlJel Torvend ('73) Q

Ralph and Jeri Thonstad

James and Nancy Thor�n

Donald and Kay Thoreson LH

Torvend HQ Knut Torvik ('86) and Michele Larsen ('87) Steve and Robyn ('85) Tosch i

Totem Ocean Trailer Express Inc QI

Tracy ('75) and Terry ('751 Totten L Audun Toven Loren Towe ('62) Earl and Carol Tower John and Kama Town Clark .nd Pamela ('7 1 )

Townsend 0 Stella Townsend ('64) DiWid Toy

Neil Tracht (,85) Jack and Judy Trammell Erik Trask ('0 1 ) Henry a nd Alma Tre ed e Estate l

Brian ra3) and Anne Trefry

Norman and Ann Tremaine Q

Bernard and Valorie ('92) Tresner

Andreas ('831 and Kari ['8 1 ) U dbye Karen Uehling Paul Ueunten ( , 76)

Karl and Phyllis Ufer Fam ily L

PhylliS Ufer 0 Sharon Ufer 0 Sleven ('68) and Valerie ('76) U ler O Walter and Jan Uhlenhoff

Kristine Uhlman ('74) H Valerie Ulberg ('4 1 ) Christy N. Ullel.nd, M.D. ('63) LHO Duane ('52! and Marilyn ('54) Ulleland Ha

li l l y Ulleland HO

Kenneth and Vicki Ullom

Alan and Sherrie Ulmer COlJftney Ulmer ('02) Frank and Nancie U nderwood

Rose Triana·Bowman ('02)

David and Elizabeth Tribby

Roy ('581 and Edith Tribe 0 Trinity Evangelical Lu t h eran Church, lewiston, Idaho l

Trinity Lutheran Church,

Enumci<lV1, Wash. L Trinity Lutheran Ch urch, Gresham. are. Trinity Lutheran Church, Lynwood. Wash. L Trinity Lutheran Church, Pullman, Wash. L Trinity Lutheran C h lJrc h, Reeland, Wash, 0 Trin i ty lu t he ran C hll rch ,

U n igard Insurance

Company M

Uniland In.... estment Inc Union Bank of Californiil I Union Pacific Foundation L United lutheran Church, Eugene, Ore.

Trinity Lutheran Semi n a ry,

United Way of King County L United Way of Pi erce Counly United Way of Snohomish County United Way ofTri�State Catherine Unseth ('70) Q Leroy ( '63) and Joanne ('63) Uppendah l Kevin (77) and Janice PS) Upton Frederic a nd Mcrjor ie

Dennis ('601 and Ardis ('621 Troedson

\\'illi.1m and Kathleen Urban a Ronald and Alina ('97)

Tacoma , Wash. LQ

Columbus. OH Karen Lee Tri p p ('59)

Susan Traselills ('74) Q William and Pamela ('a6) Trotter Q

Je(ln Trucco ('46) LQ William ('82) and Trudi (,85) Trueit David Trul son ('68) and Ca rla Trulson�Essenberg Robert and Ruth Tsu Ron and Anne ('92) Tubby Tucci & Sons, Inc. L Michael and Mary Jo ('8 1 ) Tucci Stephan ie Tuck ('96) Sta nley Tu el l Cec i l Tun gsvi k ('52) Alvin and Jean Tuohino Michael ('87) and Cindy Turco Gordon ('60) and Dana ('58) Turcot! Andy ('74) and Barbara Turner LQ

Eric Schuck ('93) a nd Calanthe Turner ('92) Christopher ('93) and Michele ('93) Turner Guthrie Turner ('89) La ura Turner Violet Turner (,68) Nicole Tumid ('0 I ) William ('66) and C.rol Tur nidge Jon Turnipseed ('87)

Theresa Turpin ('86) Suzanne Tushkov ('74) 0 Sam ('85) and Margaret ('85) Tuttle Q

Ronald ('74) and Vickie (74) Tuvey 0 Cliff and Ronni Tvedten LH Robert Tweedt H

Robert and Minnie Tweedt L

Ruth Tweeten (,82) Carl Tweiten a nd Wendy S l eeger Twin Harbors luthera n Church, Grayland, Wash. Manya Twi te ('02) Lucy Twum ('02) C hri stine Tye ('91) 0 Ste....en and Barbara {'an Tyl er Mrs. Theda l. Tyler L Vi ctori a Tyson (,0 2)

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U I C, lnc. L U S WEST Foundation L U.s. Bank LMI

Urban L

Urbanec Q

us Wesl Communications l Karlene Utter ('69) Wilfred Utzinger ('54) and Kim Parker LQ Samuel and Alice Uyeda

Tim Uyematsu ('93)

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Michael Andersen and Angela VahshollZAndersen ('90)

Arne ('9 1 ) and Ann Marie

('90) Valdez

Susan Valenti ('65)

Raquel Valenzuela ('98) 0 Henrik Valle Eslate L

Richard ('01 i and Mariel ('94) Valles George Misthos and Shan Val py-Mi s thos (79) Ste\'\i'art Schuele a nd

Katherine Van Aken ('88)

Robert and Vanda Va n A ken

Don a n d Annetta Viln Andel Edward and Inez Weir Van Antwerp LQ Don and Kris ('72) Van Auken Q Henry and Nova Va n Baalen L James V.n Beek ('59) LHO Mark ('92) .nd Carrie Van Seek 0 Neil and Susan Va n Bockel Hugo and lorett a VLln Daoren

Don.ld .nd Mary Anne ('88) Van Daornik Linda Van Dyk

Frank and Merry Van Dyn e

Thomas clnd Louise Ann Van Eaton John Van Gilder L

Viola Van Gilder, 0 James and Kari ('80) Van Gundy 0 Gary ('75) and Victoria ('75) Van Heuvelen Robert and Nancy Van Horne Judith Van Houten ('72) Mark Van Mouwerik ('B7)

Esther Van Noy

Peter and Shannon ('8 1 ) Van Oppe n 0

Dana Va n Schepen ('00) 0 Van Waters & Roge rs Foundation L


Robert and Pamela Van Wyck

A.uon Vance ('95) Q Vandeberg Johnson &

Gandara

Denni�. Va n den Bloomen ('76)

Charles ('7UI and K at h l een

( ' 7 1 ) Vanderpool

DavId Vanderwarker ('90) Pfter Vanderwarker {,87) Pe te r and la urie ('74) Varl erWeyst 0

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E nd owme n t Mic hat.'1 .md Helen VanStone Ste phe n and Wanda Elaine ('57) Va n Wo ude nberg Vdllan Associates, Inc. L Oliver and Carol ('56) Varnes o Vashon Lutheran (huren, V.shOn, Wash 0 Dagny Vaswig John ('Sal and Mon iq ue VdSwlg O �1i2.belh Vaugh.n Gen>"s Va ug h a n (,601 Dal� .n� �lldy Vaughan Lt Collrell Howard and Flot�nce \led.1 I LO Tom an d (1.1Odl•• ('661 Yedvlck 0 CraIg a nd Marianne ('82) V�e r Jl,hn " nn Marl.n ('841 Veld H Ch r i,' dnd Uetty (76) Vell l.s Marll"" Vellkamp ( '02 ) Venture Construction l Chricatian a n d Nicole Verbru9ghe Torry Ver go n ('02 I Beveriy Vergow� GTE Found.nion LM Brid n ('00) a nd A.I'O I ) Ver t rees Mi c hae l an d Ros€' ma r y Veseth

Enk. Ve'ltad ('99) Martha Vetter (,62 1 linmlfly Vi., lpand o ('03) 0 John and Elita""th (119) Vickery George ('631 and Ka,en ('67) Viqeland LO

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exercises and peak performance p r i n c i ­ ples she u s e s w i t h the team and a s a

consultant to corporations.

ath le tes : Righ t now! H e re's a concrete i llustration you can use to show yo u r g roup how t h i s p rocess works i n reality. Perhaps a play­

Here i s j u s t one of them:

er mi ssed a s h Ot on what clearly should have been a goa l - scori ng opportun i ty.

COLLEEN'S TEAM - B U I LD I N G

Of course that's disappoint ing. Of

EXERCISES

Num ber of Players Two teams of 6 to

1 0 p laye rs.

Space Large enough for

a s m al l - to

medium­

size softball fie l d .

Wrong-Way Wi ffle Ball

course the p laye r made an u pset t i n g

Objective

ack n ow le dg e i t and take re sp o nsi b il i ty

t h e game i s played backward. [ n each

i n to eve ryt h i ng the players do, i n clud­

"Doggone it, I blew it." B u t very q u ickly

once. The other team i s in the field.

mis take a n d so h e r first reaction i s to

To l a )/e r peak perform ance s t ra t egie s

i n g t ra i n i ng scssions and comp etit i ve games. As a sp ort psychol ogy c onsu l t ­

ant, I p r ov ide outl in es of p ri n c ip l es a n d

t ech n iq u c s to the p layer s as a group

fo r i t - So the fudge portion becomes,

the p l aye r has to analyze t h e reason fo r

the error and attempt to fix i t. [ n thi s case, she may sa)" "I have to keep my head down and k nee over the ball

The Game Most s o ftball rules apply, al though i n n i ng, everyone on the team bats Peo ple p i tc h to th e i r own team. You m u s t bat on yo u r nondominant s id e (that i s, le�ties bat righty a n d vice

versa). Batters run the opposite way, to

and then follow u p with the athlcres

t h i rd i n s tead o f first, and continue

i n divi dually.

a ro u nd t h e bases i n that d i rec t i o n . You

I advise players about a th r c e - p a rr

can accumlliate people on bases, that

a

refr m i ng p roces s th ey can use afte r

is, m o re

fai l i n g or m ak i ng errors, wh ich is

ti me.

termed the three Fs: Fudge, Fix and

player fi rst reacts w i t h , " O h , that's a b u m m c r ! " Or may b e s he says the word

opposing p l ayer alit. [ n

Fix: O ften, the firs t em o tiona ll y

based reaction is a n automatic

response, usually an ger , fr ustration, d i sappoin t m e n t or fear. But a player

ca n ' t let hers e l f get stuck in that e mo ­ t i onal p has e . The next step, w h i c h

re q u i res th ou g h t, p rac ti ce a H d efforr, i s

Col l e e n H a cker coaches from t h e s i delines at a n e x h i bition g a m e a t the Ta coma Dome.

((ffyo u )re demoralized, _you )re done.

If you sticlc with it)

[ailt-we can eventually breed success. " lo nger. That will h el p keep my s h o t low

t h i n k ing. The athlete learns

and on the goal frame." Then, the fi nal

as k her­

self: What was the error? What should I

s t e p is to foclls on the prese nt. Focus

have done? What can I do now? This is

on this play, this moment and th is par­

rational analys is.

ticular game res ponsi bili ty. Players

3.

can't perform when their

Focus: There arc only t h ree points

i n time for an d

a J1

athlete: past, present

future. Wherever you focu s , tha t's

where YOllr energy goes.

D oc s

it do any

good to fo cus in the past or in the fu t u re ? No. The fo clls must be in the h ere and now. So the fi nal s te p i s the

ev e ryo ne

on the t e a m wo uld

I'lm

to

that spot. The ball would then be fi e l d­

ed and touched b), everyone on the

t o p rogress fo rward to task-oriented to

ocher words, if

the ball is hit toward the t h i rd base,

[t never feels good to make an

so the fi rst thing the p la yer needs

to do is to ack nowledge it emotion ally. 2.

one player o n a base at a

fie l d i n g team before they try to get the

1 . Fudge: When there i s an e rror, the

" fl l dg e . "

than

f1y b a ll i s an o u t. 1\ gro u n d ball

must be touched by everyone on the

Focus.

e r ro r,

A

attention i s

team before the attempt to get the ru n ­ ner o u t . You may o n l y th row the ball w i t h YOllr nondo m i n a n t a r m . Ru n n ers may keep go i n g a ro u n d the bases u n til they are stopped a t o n e o r arc tagged

Ollt. You may rou n d the bases as many times as you can. The team that scores the

m os t

r u n s wins the game. A dj u s t

the n u m b e r of i n n i ngs p l a yed to the

i n terest o f you r players and the t i m e ava i l ab l e .

Lesson This game

is fraught

with fai l ure:

R u n n e rs fo rge t to run or they ru n the

focused o n the past o r t h e fu tu re. So

wrong way. Fielders forget to tou c h the

the p l ayer now focuses on h us t li ng

ball or they th row i t to the wrong base

back to the proper defensive po s i t i on

with the wrong arm.

to try to win the goal kick being sent by

goes on, players learn from th eir mis­

the k eep e r.

Wro n g - way Wiff1e ball is an exercise

B lI t as

the game

takes and they i m p rove. The lesson? I f you're demorali zed, you're done. [ f you

comb i n ation o f a fo cus or clle word to

that will have yo u r team dealing with

stick w i t h i t, fai l u re can eve n t u ally

bring the person back to the i m med iate

and learn i n g from fail u re w h i l e also

breed success. lID

p er fo rmanc e. The focus should b e on

h avi ng a lot of fu n .

t h i s play, t h is moment. [t's righ t-

The book is avai lable at major book­

n o w t h i n k i ng and awareness. That's

Equipment

stores, the PLU Bookstore or through

where maxi m u m con trol is for

Wiff1e bat, Wi ff1e ball, and fo u r bases.

Lu tewo rld at

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S p ring Family Weekend MARC H March-April

David Keyes Senior Exh ibit U n i v e rsity G a l l ery, I n g ra m H a l l M a rc h 4, 8 p.m.

R e g ency Concert Series: Camas Qu i ntet MBR M a rch 6, 8 p.m.

Ense m b l es from Cho i r of the West MBR March 6-8, 8 p.m.

The Mousetrap

g u ita rist M BR March 1 8, 8 p.m.

U n iversity Symphony Orchestra M ast e r p i e c e S e ries: C o n c e rt I I I MBR March 28-29

A l u m n i B o a rd Meeting MAV 3

Q C l u b B a n q uet

U niversity T h eatre Eastvold Auditorium March 9, 8 p.m.

Rev. Dr. Rick Rouse, Executive Director of Church Relations and Continuing

OFF C A M P U S EVE NTS January 27-February 2

C o n n e ctions Event a n d C h o i r of the West Concert To u r B o ise, Denver, B i l l ings, K a l ispell

C o n n ections Event Ancho ra g e

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Campus Voice:

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Lectures o n B a c h a n d Luth e r by G e rm a n s c h o l a rs

C o n c e rts, c a stles, c a t h e d r a l s , a n d m o n a st e r i e s

Visit M u n i c h , A u g s b u rg, R otth e n b e rg, E i s l e b e n , E i s e n a c h , Erfu rt, Leipzig, W o r m s a n d N u re m bu rg

C o n ti n u i n g Educati o n C re d i t a v a i l a b l e t h r o u g h L. E . N . S .

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Theatre Events:

Recital

Music Events:

MBR

www.plu.edu/-music/events. html

March 1 4- 1 5, 8 p.m.

University Event Cal endars:

The Mousetra p

www.plu.edu/-newsinfo!calendars.html

P l U A l u m n i Women's l u n c h e o n

www.plu.edu!campusvoice/

www.plu.edu/-coth/events.html

March 1 5

A Study Seminar featu ring:

February 9

li la M o e Memorial S c h o l a rship

Eastvold Auditorium

Educ ation, stands in front of the Cathedral In Worms, near the site o f Luther's excommunication.

and M isso ula, Mont.

University T h eatre

The Mousetra p

Our Reformation Heritage»

Eliza b eth B rown, facu lty

Eastvold Audito r i u m March 9 , 2 p.m.

"Luther and Bach: Celebrating

Alumni Event Calendar: www.plualumni.org

Organized by t h e E lCA Wittenberg C e n t e r a n d sponsored by t t 1 e PlU Offi c e of C h u r c h Relations. For a free brochure, c a l l 253-535-7423 or e - m a i l

crel@pILJ.edLJ. Y o u c a n a lso check out t h e events p a g e o f o u r w e b site at www.pILJ.edLJ/-crel.

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C atc h Th e m B e i n g G o o d : S o c c e r c o a c h , p rofe s s o r a n d m otivato r C o l l e e n H a c ke r offe rs ke

su c c ess i n new b o o k

Colleen H a c k e r, on t h e field at t h e World C u p, hel ped the U . S . Natio n a l Women's S o c c e r Te a m win with her team b u i l d i n g and psycholog i c a l exercises.

he Women's U.S. National

perfo r mance and team b u i l d i n g, helped

Soccer tea lL1 i s credited with re­

motivate and build confidence among

energizi ng wo men's soccer and rai s i n g i n cerest i n the game. And much of the cred it for the suc­

access ible and useful

for anyone.

"These are really p ri n c i p l es fo r S llC­

teamm ates. She offers tips for orhers in

cess in l i fe, " she said. "They rranscend

a new book, "Catch Them Being

sporr, rhey transcend gender. They are

Good , " written with head coach Tony

tec h n i ques that can be used i n coach­

cess of the team goes co PLU's Colleen

DiCicco and the assistance of wri ter

i ng, in yo u r fa m i ly l i fe, yo u r personal

Hacker, who has served as the team's

Ch arles Salzberg.

relati onsh ips and in the workplace."

sport psychology co nsu l tanc s i nc e

T h o u gh the book is ai med at learning

The book i n c ludes real-life scories o f

1 996. Hacker, ass i s tanc d e a n o f [he

co su ccessfully coach girls, Hacker ­

working wirh soccer greats i n cluding

School of Physical Education, pcofes­

who coached rhe Lutes

M i a Hamm and M ichelle Akers, and

SOl',

the w i n ningest women's soccer

co

five consecu­

tive n a tional championships and three

coach in NAtA his cory and an i n tern a­

titles and is now one of the assistanc

tionally recogn ized authority

coaches of tbe national ream - said it's

of peak

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APR I L

April 6, 8 p.m.

April 1 1 -1 2. 8 p.m.

April 1 5. 8 p.m.

Early and Baroque Concert:

Dance Ens e m b l e :

Reg e ncy Concert Series:

April-May

Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with

D a nce 2003

Reg e ncy String Quartet

Senior Exhibit

Univers ity Singers,

Eastvold Aud itorium

MBR

University G allery, I n gram H a l l

Faculty/Student Ba roque Orchestra and student s o loists

April 13. 3 p.m.

April 20, 8 p.m.

MBR

Richard D. Moe

Artist Series: Stavanger

Organ Recital Series

Cathedral Choir MBR

April 4, 8 ,p.m. Jazz Series: Unive rsity Jazz Ens e m b l e and Vocal J a zz

April 8. 8 p.m.

on the G ottfri ed

Ensemble

Re g e ncy Concert Series: Lyric

and Mary Fuchs Organ:

Sc andinavian C u ltural Ce nter,

Brass Quintet

Ro b e rta G ary, guest

U n iversity Center

MBR

organist

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A Remarka b le New Era: PLU 2 0 1 0

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Here & Now

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Life of the Mind

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Advan cing Democracy, Development and Peace: PLU l e a d ers a n d students tour N a m i b i a

Th ree children in Afg h a n ista n show brill i a n t smiles despite their to ugh c i r c umstanc es. See sto ry, p a g e 27.

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Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Leadership & Service Class representatives help

Alumni Class Notes

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The Arts

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Perspective

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Alumni News & Events

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Alumni Profiles

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Holden Vi l l a g e Retreat

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China Symposium will bring acclaimed speakers on broad topics his spring is a banner semester for speakers at PLU, with the ann llal S p ring Lec[llre Series already u nder way and the public symposium o n C h i n a set for April. Nawang Dorjce, d i rector of educa­ tion for Tibetan Children's Village in D h a rasmsala, I n d ia, kicked off the kcrure series i n February with "Tibetan C u l tu re and H istory: An I n s i der's Pcrspecrive . " Steven M i ntz, h istol,), professor at the U niversi t)! o f Houston, gave t h e Schnackenberg Lecrure for 2003: " Beyond Senti m e ntality: The History and F u t u re of America ' s F a m i lies and C h ildren. " D r. Carolyn Osie k , profes­ sor of New Testament s[lldies at

Fresh m a n Alex Monta n c es looks at a d i s p l ay c a l l e d "We are Ameri c a ! Asian a n d P a c if i c I s l a n d e r

Catholic Theological Union i n

A m e r i c a ns, Past a n d Present." It was the w o r k of 27 students i n Beth Kraig's J -Terrn c o urse A s i a n

Chicago, gave t h e spring Rel igious

A m e r i c a n History a n d C u lture. T h e c l ass broke i n t o s m a l l g r o u p s to c o n d u c t i n -d e pth research a n d

Studies Lecture, "Sex and F'ower: The B i ble o n Women a n d Men." Jeri Laber, founder of H u m a n Rights Watch, presented this year's Wom e n 's H istory Lecture. Lloyd Axworthy, the Canadian foreign m i n ister who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize i n 1 99 7 for his work on ban n i ng land m ines, will present, " H u man Secu rity: From the

rete l l p e r s o n a l histories t o c a pture a s e n s e of t h e s h ifti n g , v a r i e d n a t u r e of A s i a n P a c i f i c I s l a n d e r Ameri c a n s a n d their diverse i d e ntities.

Landmine Treacy to the Responsibi l i ty

and is hosted by the Wang Center fo r

to Protect" on March 1 9.

I n ternational programs.

In recognition of Earth Day April 24,

ference, providing multiple points of

a Vac u u m : Colleges and the Question of

view and aven ues for cross-cul[ll ral

U.S. Sustainab i l i cy." He chairs the Environmental S t u dies Program at Oberlin College

engagement," said Janet Rasm ussen, d i rector of the Wang Center. Speakers from C h i na, Japan, N orway

and is known for his pio­

and North America wi l l discuss eco­

neering work on environ­

nomic development, business and

mental l iteracy in higher

trade, health care, h u man rights, youth

education.

c u l ture and school reform, technology,

Also com i n g in April is

spiritual l i fe and the arts. Former U . S .

a major symposlum

Ambassador t o China, ]. S tapleton

exami n i n g C h i n a's place

Roy, is among those giving keynote

in the global co m m u n i cy

addresses.

and contemporary issues

This inaugural p u blic symposi u m for

related to C h inese cul­

PLU's Wang Center also fea[llres an

[lire, economy and soci-

" Ed u cating for Peace Day" to be held

ety. "China: Bridges fo r

on campus Wednesday, April 9, and a

a New Century" takes

p rogram o n contemporary C h inese

place Th ursday and

film with n o te d movie d i rector Wu

Friday, April 10 and 1 1 ,

Z i n i u on Saturday, April 1 2 .

at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Tacoma,

4 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > HERE & NOW

"This will be a vel')! stimu lating con­

David Orr will speak o n " Leadership i n

Visi t www.plu. edtt/encore/ for more o n

t h e C h i n a Sympos i u m .


$2 milli on grant to help students discover their place in the world

Foege, a member o f the PLU Board of Regents and an i n ternationally recog­ n ized expert in global health issues, adm i res Carter and his h u manitarian efforts. Carter calls

tor is Sheri Ton n , vice president for finance and operations. The grant, which will su pport a col­ labo rative campus e ffort on sustain­ ab ility with a water focus, runs

tudents will explore ways to

Foege one of the most

throughout 2003 . Among other

serve their c o m m u n ities and the

influential people i n h is

thi ngs, the grant will fund a o ne-week

world in meaningfu l ways

l i fe. Those words were

workshop for a broad gro u p of facul ty,

through a grant of nearly $2 m i l lion

repeated d u ring the

staff and students. Many enviro n men­

awarded to the u n ivers i ty fro m the

broadcast of a recent

tal studies fac ulty members will

L i l ly Endowment.

PBS documentary on

redesign thei r cou rses to include

Carter.

expanded study of water issues.

"The receipt o f this large grant wi l l

B i l l Foe g e

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greatly assist t h e u niversity i n reallzing the h ighest ideals for L u theran higher education," President Loren J. Anderson said . " \'Vc prepare o u r

I n 1 977, President Carter appointed Foege di rector o f the Centers for Disease Control. Carter

S [U ­

called on Foege's expertise once again

dents to think cri tically and be

in 1 986 when he named Foege execu­

engaged in socieey, and we hope th .is

tive di rector of the Carter Center, a

i ntellectual journey will be personally

n o nprofit p ublic policy center fou nded

transforming fo r them."

by Jimmy and Rosalyn Carrer to fight

The grant wi l l enrich the university'S c u rrent o fferings and provide major support for facu lty, students and staff.

disease, h u nger and poverty. "At the Carter Center, we have a motto (Bill) helped conceive," Carter

One o f the core tenets of PLU's mis­

wrote i n supporting Foege's nomina­

sion is to help students d iscover their

tion for the prestigious Lasker Award

calling or "vocation" and

to

fi nd ways

to llse their ta.lents to serve others, so this project is cal l ed " Exploring

for his advances in medicine. "The o n ly fai l u re is not to try.' " Foege led the effort to eradicate

Vocation at FLU." The u niversity was

small pox worldwide, and is now s peak­

one of only 39 i nsti tu tions to receive

i ng OUt against the national p l an for

fun ding from the Lilly Endowment for

mass vaccinations because of the threat

this p roject tiLis year

o f terrorism. Small pox vac c ines are

.

Li l l y Endowment, Inc. was estab­

u n ique in that they p rotect against dis­

lished in 1 9 3 7 by mem bers of the Lilly

ease u p to fou r days after exposure, he

fam i l y as a veh icle by which to pursue

said, so typical pre-emptive i m m u n iza­

their personal p h i l an thropic i nterests.

tion is not necessary. And given the risks of the vacci ne, he said i t's

Jimmy Carter and Bill Foege share dreams and accomplishments r. B i l l Foege '57 and fanner President J i m my Carrer always have h igh praise for each

more prudent to save it in case of an ou tbreak.

University will study water issues and develop plan

o ther. And both se.cm to have a way of

$40,000 grant from the Russell

deflecting adm i raciol1 and passing it

family Foundation wil l allow

on to others, seeking actio n ra ther

an i n-depth study of water-

than credit. But they also celebrate

related issues at PLU. By the end of the

each other's achievements.

year, PLU will develop a comprehe nsive

When Carter received one o f the world's greatest h o nors

-

plan for storm water and water conser­

t h e Nobel

Peace Prize - in December in Os lo

,

Norway, h is friend Foege was thelT. "It was not only wonderful to see his

vation

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campus.

"It's very i mportant for the university to look at water usc, which is becoming one o f the most i m portan t environ­

e fforts acknowledged and recognized,

mental issues around the cou n try and

b u t to hear the compe l ling s peech

world," said Chuck Bergman, project

he gave," Foege said. "His l i fe and

d i rector for the grant. Bergman is an

h is ho pes for the fu ture were in

English pro fessor and environmentali s t

that speech . "

(See Perspective, back page). Co-direc-

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Activist clubs work together to share goals and encourage action

S

To j o i n SAC, a club m ust be p ro a cti ve and get involved wi t h issues that serve the corum u n i ty. fly lindsey 1iullba '05 A'f�lSt nez-I's intern

t u de n ts from accivist clubs

across campus banded t oget h e r

last fal l

[0

form the S tu d e nt

Ac tivist C o a l i t i o n .

The club i ncludes rep re s e n t ati ve s fro m such clubs as the environmcntal orga n i zation G REAN, F e m i n ist

Northwest Lutheran Choir seeking voices for new alumni-led choir

Student Union and Advocates fo r

euane '75 and Karen

Social J u s tice. Anna

SAC i s a gro u p of l i ke-mi nded peo p le J

lor of energy and i nt e res t in the

same t h i ngs, Hassclblad said. "One o f the m.1 i n goa l s o f Sf\C is ed uca t i n g a n d critical t h i n k i n g, taking

a

p roactive

s tance and go i n g out and m ak i n g some n o i se , " she said.

Te a c h i n s , protests a n d Icccu res are -

the types of activities the club may par­ t ic i pa te i n .

" P:lrt of being a privi leged American who a t n; n ds

a

o rgan i z e and d i recc a new

group they have re cen tly c re ate d The ,

clubs are still j o i n ing. with

(MacC lellen '74) K u enz i w i l l

Hasselblad '()4, co -p rcs i d e n t of

Adv oc a te s fo r SociJ.1 J u stice, sJ.jd other

l i b eral arts school is

s e rv i ng other people and u s i n g your e d u ca t i o n , " Ha sse l b lad s a i d .

A not h e r go al of SAC is for d i ffe rent dubs to wo r k to ge th er so they know w h a t the other is doing. SAC will al s o

enable individ ual clubs to network o n campus and increase connections off-campus.

Northwest Lutheran Choir. The choir will consist of s i nge rs from th roughout Oregon, Was h i n gt o n ,

Idaho, Montana and Alaska, and has already rec rui ted s e ve ra l members of PLU's Choir of the West. They will come tOgether three times a year for rehearsals and concerts, performing everything fro m J. S. Bach to John Rutter. A typical re hearsal/con cert schedule

the s u mmer o f 200 1 a n d i ncl udes per­ formances recorded in some of Norway

and Sweden's most majestic cathedrals. Recordi ngs range from the mov i ng spi rituals " I'm G o nna S i ng til the Spi rit Moves i n My H eart," "G ive Me Jesus," and "Glory to the Newbo rn Ki ng," co Lutheran classics s u c h as " Beauti ful Savior" a n d " 0 Day F u l l of Grace." CD s

are ava i l ab le

at the PLU

Bookstore or through the o n l ln e book­ store at

lttteworld.plu.edu

will involve three n ights o f rehearsals (Wednesday t h ro u g h Friday) followed by two concerts (Satu rday even i n g and S u nday afte rnoo n ) . All s i n ge rs will be expecced co learn their parts on thelr own prior co re h e a rs a l s .

"We would love to add even m o re PLU alu m n i co the choir," Deuan e K uenzi said. Those imerested can send audio tapes with two selections co: Deuane Kuenzi, Messiah Lutheran C h u rch, 805

Ann Hasselblad '04

7 5 t h a n niversary co u r o f Scand i navia i n

Fou rth Sr. N.E. A uburn, Wash., 98002. Th e audition deadline is May l . Rehearsals and concerts are ten catively sched u led co start this fall.

Nationally recognized debate team prepares for alumni reunion

G

oing i nto second semester, PLU's debate team was ranked t h i rd in the coun try against

other schools t h a t compete

111

th e

National Parliamentary Debate Association. The team won several regional cour­ naments in the fall, and several out­ standing debaters consistencly win top honors. Among them are Kyle Mach '03 and Leah Sprain '03, who took fi rst place in a t o u rn a m e n t in Salt Lake C i ty

Latest Choir of the West CD chronicles 75th anniversary tour he lastest recording by the Choir of the West is available. "A

Mighty Fortress," was released III

December. It commemorates the

i n Jan uary, and C h i p o

Chi kara '04, who

won fou r first-place awards i n i ndivid­

ual speaking events at the same tourna­ ment. Adam H o l t '03 and f\ndrew Orr '03 were, with Mach, named o u tstand­ ing speakers. Throughou t the year, the squad has i nvited the p u b l i c to debates on t O p i c s of general i n terest.


The emire team is looking fo rward to

Family Enterprise Institute of PLU ' s

The evem, imended to celebrate the

School of Business in November.

past and p repare fo r the fu ture of forensics at PLU, will be

M ay 9

business; Alec's By The Sea of Ocean

Busi ness Awards sponsored by the

a re union in M ay with a l u m n i debaters.

Shores, new busi ness. "The j udges were imp ressed by the

Th e)1 were chosen fro m 27 finalists

and 1 0 .

and more than

175

nomi nations. Firms

richness of the sm ries and the strength of these fam i ly b u s i nesses," said

Cu rrem scudems w i l l debate the first

were ju dged on their inn ovative busi­

Catherine Pratt, associate dean

day, and alu m ni will debate the second.

ness strategies and practices, perform­

of PLU's School of Business and

ance, family and busi ness link s, co n t ri­

d i recmr of Fam i l y Enterprise

butions

Insti tu re.

A ba � quet and fu nd- raiser will be

Saturday night at c.I. S he nan iga n ' s

to

co m m u n i ty and i nd u st ry,

on the Tacoma waterfro nt. Cost i s

m ulci-generation fam i ly business

$50.

involvement and longeviry.

Proceeds wi l l h e l p send students

to national and i nternational co m p eti­ tions.

Also recognized at the workshop were three Wash i n g m n firms that went

\Vi nners we.re Harkness F u rn i t u re o f Tacoma a n d Preston Pre m i u m Wines

For more i n fo r mati on , con tact

of Pasco, small busi ness; \Vayne's

Amanda rel ler at felle1"ac@!pLII.edtt.

Wabash Center fu nds

on to win national awards last year. They are Fitterer's Inc., El lensb urg, sec­ ond runne r-up, s ma ll bu si ne ss ; The

Roofing, In c. of Sumner, medium busi­

Barte l l D r u g Com pany, Seatrle, second

n ess ; Alaska D i s tribu tors Company of

runner-up, large business; Cowles

Seatrle, l arge busilless; W.A. Botting

Publishing Com pany, S pokane, honor­

Company of Woodinville, heri tage

able mcmion, large business.

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religio ngra nt for faculty developme nt he

D ep artm e nt of Reli gion

is i n

the second year of a t\,vo-yea r,

$42,000 grant fro m the Wabash

Cenrer fo r Teach i n g and Lea rning i n

Theology and Re li g i on .

The gram's goal is to strengthen the

d e p a rt m e n t during a ti m e of

maj o r fac­

u l ty turnover and transi tion.

"The Wabash grant provides an oppor­

tu niry for faculty to meet and share their

teaching goals and s tr ateg i es , " s ai d Al i ci a Bat ten , assistant p ro fe ssor of religion. "It has been very belpfu l to discuss and learn from one another about COI11l11on ques­

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o Understanding of Islam grows but student says media coverage flawed B)' K,/.I)';J Ostrom '1J4

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n Sept. 1 0, 2 0 0 1 , one day before the terrorist attacks on New York C i ty, PLU religion

p rofessor Pau l I n gram del ivered the first of three lec t u res i n an adult educa­ tion class devoted to the study of the Islam religi o n . Fifty people were in attendance at the presentation held at Messiah Lutheran Ch urch in Auburn, \1;1ash. One 'Neck later, at the second install­ ment o f the lecture series, tbe sanctuary was fi l led with 400 people. I ngram's experience serves as a vivid i l l u s tration of the growing i n terest in I slam p ropelled by the events of 9/ 1 1 . \X'i t h i n a week of the terrorist attacks, he and other PLU facu l ty had organ­ ized discussions and teach-ins to answer studen ts' questions. Ingram, an expert i n Islam, observed that the vast majority of people who attended the lect u re wanted to make more sense of the p l u ralistic c ulture in which they live. He also though t most were o p t i m istic about cu rrent and future relati ons between Ch ristialls and },/I uslims, despite what he said was distorted cov­ erage of Muslims by the media. Furthermore, they asked good ques­ tions abou t what could be done and what has been done to account for the

M o h a mmed Amiri

'02 wors h i p s at the I s l a m i c Center of Ta c o m a .

curren t state of foreign relations. " Islamic extre m i s m is not a M usl. i m thing to do a t all," he said. "The Quran doesn't condone terrorism." He co mpared the acts of te.rrorism

Mohammed Amiri ' 0 2 , a M u s l i m w h o grew up in the U n i ted Arab E m i rates, is

that many M ushm women, like his sis­ ter, a doctor, are educated professionals.

fru s trated by the m isconceptions abo u t

The segregation of women and men

I s l a m that have festered i n r h e wake o f

at most I slamic mosques, he said, is so

with the conf1icts between the Catholics

9/ 1 1 . B u t h e said he can u nderstand

people will stay focused on prayer and

and Protestants i n Ireland and said,

where people are coming from if they

worship and not on each other. The

" M uslims are not the o n ly ones who use

only know the information presented

trad itional clothi ng women wear to

religion to j ustify violence."

by the media - information, h e said,

cover their bodies, with the excep tion

He also said that any religious faction bas the poten tial to become extreme and lead to violence.

8 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > LIFE OF THE MIND

that is mostly negative. Amiri said the media have focused on the oppression of lvl uslim women, but

of their hands and face, is designed to give them more respect. Amiri noted that this, too, was the


over time other cul tllres have changed,

at noon. He has also gone to Mecca d uring Ramadan, where he was one

doctrines. A m i ri p l an ned to move back

while Islam has remained the same.

of roughly twO m i llion other believers

co the U n i ted Arab Emirates after

case hiscorically i n other c u l t u res. B u t

Islam is the fastest-growi ng rel i gion i n the world. I ngram said the most

present. I t was a powerful experience to be

said he has been exposed co various

his December graduation. He wants co work i n a business-related occu patlon.

p ro m i nent reason for this trend i s that

united wi th Muslims and offer prayers

Islam, appeals to people experiencing

and wors h i p , he said. He recalled the

i nj ustice.

masses of people circling the Kaaba,

gro u p at PLU. Amiri attribu tes this to

There is no existing student Muslim

the structlll:C of wors h i p God com­

the relatively sm.all n u mber of practic­

ation theology" because of its rejection

manded Abraham and Ishmael to

ing Musli ms.

of racism, slavery and economic and

build.

I n some ways, Islam is the fi rst "li ber­

gender oppression. I ngram said such

While Amiri i s grou nded i n his fai t h

III spite of this, Am. i ri said i n the five years he has lived i n the U n i ted Srares,

social justice iss ues and the des i re to

he understands that each Individ ual

he has not had d i ffic u l ry practicing

defe n d and be an advocate for the per­

must look for something to anslVer h i s

his fairh. H e said, "If you believe

secuted are what provoke some to con­

or her questions.

vert to Islam and p ractice the fai th. For Amiri , Islam is far more than a

By taking studies i n h istory of religions, taught by I ngram, A m i ri

in somerhing, you can pracrice i t anywhere."

Reprintedfrom the Mooring Mast

rel igion. 130m to MusLim parents, Amiri said Islam defines his culture, trad i tions and beliefs. The benefits of fo llowing Islam are many, he said, and what he finds to be especially hel pful is how his religion answers all of his questions, provides structure in his l i fe and establishes guideli nes fo r how to live. "It teaches you how to deal with people in l i fe and in business, and how to treat your fam ily," Amiri said. A miri considers one of the main d i fferences between Islam and C h ristianity to be the regard o fJesus Christ. He explained that Islam respects a number of p rophets, one of whom i s Jesus. Muslims do not believe that Jesus was the Son of C,od, or that he was crucifi ed . W h a t M us l i m s do believe is outl ined i n the Five Pi llars, the set of beliefs that defines M us l i m thought and cul ture. The first is the declaration of faith stating that there is one God (Allah) and that M uhammad is his prophet. The second p i l lar calls for Mus lims to offer p rayers at five compulsory daily prayer times and Sawm, the fasting from dawn to dusk every day duri ng the month of Ramadan, is the third pillar. M usl i m s are also expected co con­ tri b u te to charity i n a ri tual called Zakat, as the fou rth Pillar. Final ly, all who can afford to make the p ilgri mage co Mecca (Hajj) d u ri n g t h e i r l i fetime are c o do s o . Mecca was the birthplace of M uhammad, the last of God's p rophets, in 6 1 0 A.D. and is i n p resent-day Saud i A rabia. On Fridays, A m i ri joins other local

M u sl i ms in congregational prayer at the Islamic Center of Tacoma mosque

LIFE OF THE MIND > PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 9


life of th mind

continued

M a x i n e Hong K i n g st o n

Acclaimed author Maxine Hong Kingston brings poetic gift to PLU cclaimed author Maxine Hong Ki ngston talked about her search for poetry and peace d uring a visit to PLU. Ki ngston is best known for her novel "The Woman \Varrior: Memoirs of a Gi rlhood Among Gh osts," which chronicles Chinese myths, family sto­ ries and events from her California childhood that have shaped her identi­ ty as a first generation Chi nese American. Kingsron finds herse lf creat­ ing her own srories by fi lling in the blanks her mo[her left. The book won the National Book Critics C i rcle Award and was named one of Time Magazine'S to p nonfiction books o f the 1 970s. Ki ngston, also wrote the award -winning novels "Ch ina Men" and "Tripmaster Monkey." PLU English professor Lisa Marclls is one of several professors who teach Kingsron in the classroom, and consid­ ers her "one of the most i mportant writ­ ers of the last three decades." While at PLU, Ki.ngsron discussed everything from Chinese-American cul­ ture to creative writing ro making peace. Kingston said she is excited by PLU's

Wang Center fo r I n ternational Programs, especially PLU's Peace Studies classes and the Peace Studies Working Group. " [ think it is absol ute­ ly wonderful," she said. "Learning abou t peace i n the classroom is the first step. I hope the process will create PLU students who will write the peace works of the fu ture." Kingston's latest work, "The Fifth Book of Peace," has taken an extraordi­ nary jou rney. Traced all the way back ro the late 1 980s, it all began with a rumor she heard regardi ng three lost books of peace i n China. She hoped ro track them down to " balance the dam­ age" done by Sun-Tzu's famous book "The Art of\Var." After years of research in China, she wrote her fictional book of peace, only to see i t destroyed in the 1 9 9 1 Oa kland Hi lls fi re. After that, she wrote an entirely new book-this time non-fic­ tion and personal-reflecting on her ideas on ending conflict and her CO I11ing to terms with the Vietnam War. Wriring an almost 800-page peace work of her own revealed changes about her future as a writer. "At that point, I wanted to be socially i rresponsible," she said with a smile. " [ wanted t o write as [ did a s a c h i ld, about my fecli ngs, my inside." To do that, Kingston turned to poetry.

The result was the rece ntly released "To Be the Poet," in which Kingston chronicles her attempts to adopt " the life of the poet," and i n later sections shares her poems. Kingston, who is also a creative writ­ ing professor at the University of California, Berkeley, wants to continue shaking up how college students are taught creative writing. Ki ngston does­ n't back away from her 1 970s statement that col.lege interfered with her creativi­ ty. "Creative writing is a seed , it mustn't be criticized right away," Ki ngston said. " College writing has to be abou t build­ ing a supportive com munity of writ­ ers." In her own Berkeley classroom, she takes time out for activities like meditation, which helps her students move from a "rational to an imagina­ tive state." At a campus reading and discussion, she encou raged all to participate i n her favorite fo rm, the shorr poem. Kingsron, PLU students and faculty shared their immediate responses, with everything from the i nspirational, ("Desire never says enough,") to the political, ("Inspections, Not WaL") "That is what I love ab out poetry, both the d iscovery and response are im mediate," Ki ngston said. "It is a gift." By Drew Brown


New nursing program offers fast track to a professional career

C

ol lege graduates looking fo r a career c ha nge are d i scoveri ng

. new o p p o r t u n i ties in hea l dl

care through a p rogram at Pacific Luth eran Un ivers i ty. The e n t r )!-level master o f science i n n ursi .ng p rogram w i l l enroll i t s first class i.n J u ne. By the end of the fo l low­ ing s u m m er, successfu l students w i l l be a b l e to take the RN li censing exa mi­ nation w h i l e completing coursework fo r a ma ster's degree. The fu l l program

G r a d u a te coordinator Emily Mize, l eft, talks with M a ria P e c c h i a '99 a b o ut the ne w entry level m a ster"s i n n u rs i n g program. P e c c h i a i s the first student to a p p ly.

takes 36 m o n ths. " I 've always loved science and been in terested in a career in nursi ng," said M aria Pecchia, who graduated from PLU in 1999 with a double ll1ajor in b i o logy a n d h i srory. "This program is the only one t h at will allow m(' to beco me an RN after 1 5 months and get back i n to the work fo rce while I

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p lete my master's degree. r could never affo rd to spend the three more years i n

positioned to fill a teac h i n g posicion i n

given i n her hometown and o f a vision

many o f the nation's n u rs i ng sc hools

of bringing peace through education.

where there is a critical sho rtage of i nstructo rs," she said. N u rses hold i ng a master's degree are also o ften wel l qual i fied to move i n to leaders h i p and management positions i n nursing, M ize sai d . F o r more i n formation caU 2 5 3 - 5 3 5 -

"The university and educational sys­ tem can do so much more for peace i n the world ." Mel saeter says. "We must learn more abo ut other people." She says students should u nderstand the experience of being a fo reigner in order to sympathize with ochers in a

8 2 6 4 , email gradnurs@plu. edu, or visit

similar si tuation, and to empathize with

wwwplu. edu/ -nurs

those from other cu ltures.

comp leted courses i ll. statistics, hu man

Visiting Norwegian

that Melsaeter has seen at PLU. She

anatomy and p hysi o logy, microbiology,

professor has much to

students make with one another, profes­

school that s i milar programs require." A p p l icants must hold a baccalaureate or h igher degree in any field and have

an d develo p m e nt a l psychology. The fi rst 1 5 months is a period of in tense, fu J I - t i m e coursework and clinical tra i n i n g i n preparation fo r the national exam for a registered n u rse's l i cense. f\ fter pass i n g the NCLEX-RN exam, students e n te r the 2 1 - m o n t h advanced practice portion of the p rogra m. These grad uate- level classes are o ffe red one day and one eve n i n g each week enabli ng students to also work part­ time as registered n u rses. " I t's an exciting new program that is good fo r our srudents and good for the nursing profession," said E m i ly M i ze, gradu ate coordinator i n the PLU School o f Nurs i ng. M ize estimates that an e ntry level RN can work half-time a n d carn $20,000 a year. "There are many job o p e n ings,

Hands-on practice is a key element

teach and learn at PLU housands of mdes fro m home i n Olso, Norway, Gerd Melsaeter i s sharing her knowledge with PLU

believes that the personal connections sors and especially patients, set the PLU nursing schoo l apart from the programs she has participated in No rway. The global trave l i ng professor, who has studied Asian and European programs,

students w h i le extending the un iversity'S

hopes to create a p rogram that allows

good reputation throughout the

students and professors to l ive and

Scand inavian com munity. Mel saeter, a vis i ti ng professor of nurs­ ing, came to PLU in the fal l o f 200 1 as

a

study in

series o f countries with

diverse cultures and methods. She sees opportu nities to i ncorporate many of

part of a sabbatical she earned as dean

the strengths of the PLU nu rsing pro­

of the fo u r cam puses of the Oslo nurs ­

gram on i n ternational levels.

i ng program. H e r experience was so

Terry Miller, dean of the

powerful [hat she continued her work i n

School of Nursing, said having

the 2002-03 acade mic year.

Melsaeter at PLU has been a great

She focuses on research a n d working with students i ll the.ir practicums as well

experience - both ill the educa­ tional and cultura] sensc.

as writing stories for Norwegian maga­

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zines and newspapers on the d i ffe rences

Norwegians o ffer a perspective on

in educating in the health care field. "The people here are good people," she

nationalized heal t h carc," he said. " I t's just been a great

with real job security and the o p portu­

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V l N E R works for social justice in Tacoma and around the nation By Katherine Hedland '88 Photography by Chris Tumbusch

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he adjusts the k n i t hat on a 2-year-old girl and helps a l it­ de boy navigate dOWI1 a step as c hildren clamor around her o n the playground in downtown Tacoma. When Karla Nelson decided co work for social Justice as a member o f the Lutheran Vol u n teer Corps, she didn't know that could mean s i mply com fo rt­ ing a toddler. But caring for these deli­ cate children - reading co them, taking them outside to p lay, mak i ng s u re the)1 get a home-cooked meal - i s i mportant work, and Nelson looks at the opportu­ nity as a blessing. " [ d idn't want a no rmal job, and I l i ked the idea of sustainable l iving," said Nelson, a 2002 graduate of GUStaVllS Adolphus College in St. Petcr, M inn. She i s one of six l11l"m bel'S of the Lutheran Vol unteer Corps based in Tacoma. She works at First Place fo r C hildren's down town clay care center. Many of the children there have great needs. A l l are f!'Om low-income fam i lies. Some have been neglected or abused . " Fo r some of these kids, we are their stable place," said Becky (Hucko '79) Fontai ne. " Fo r others, we are the p lace they get fed . " Fon taine is t h e executive dircccor o f F i rst Place for Chil d ren, which p rovides day care, parenting services and other resou rces to low-income children at six s i te.� in the Tacoma a rea, i ncluding PLU's East Campus. F i rst Place cares

for 232 children every day, rang1l1g i n age from fou r weeks c o five years. Fontaine wanted to become i nvolved with LVC because of the benefit to both her agency and rhe communiry. "The staff at rhe center downtown would say they don't k now what they'd d o wirhout Karla," Fontaine said. "She is really an i ntegral parr o f that center." This is just o ne example of how Lutheran Vol u nteer Corps i s reac h i ng out to the community. Many alumni IVork to make the program a success i n Tacoma. And so far, 1 6 PLU gtads have joined LVC in other cities. Vol u n teers com m i t to a year o f work­ ing for social Justice, living i n i n ten­ tio nal com m u n i ty and simpl ified l iv­ ing. In Taco ma, that means sharing a house with five people and living on a meager stipend. Thei r rent is su bsi­ dized by the agencies they give their time to. Vol unteers do not h ave to be Lutheran. " I t's a great service to the com munity in all area that's fighting to keep its head above water," said Lois Bekemeicr '82, one of the founding members of the local support commi tcee that brought LVC to Seactic and Tacoma in 1 995 and '96. Bekemeicr's husband, Luther, was vice president for develop­ ment fto m 1 976 to 1 992 and also serves on the local support com mitcee. "This is the best-kept secret in the Lu theran com m u n i ty," said Robert Hassclblad '72, who is o n the local


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D.C. "A lor ot you ng peo pl e who comc i n for a r�ar end lip goi ng inLO l he min ­ istry. 5 cial sero.1it:'e or !!ducalion," I\ekemt:icr S.1.ld. " f t's not just a Olle y.:ar

thmg, l t'

,'\

I l fe r i me of!>er\'ict'. " [ID

rorm..:r Cunplls Pasror j\ll.a.r tin \X'd l s

\\ as

the

m regral m bringing t h e p rog ra m

Pugl'r S Oll nd J.rea,

and others

\\

PLU con nClllOns help make the prograll1 a success. LVC a\.:;o

serves

com m u nities in

Bal n morc, Ch icago, lo.bl wauke(', \X is., tvl mncapoh

·-St. Paul., \'{'a....h i ngron.

ro

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For more information, go to www. lvchome.org or call 202-387-3222. Members of the local committee are also happy to make presentations in the community.

Kdtle Gilham '02. left, and Jill Muhm '01 BrB

serving with Lutheran Vol u nte er Corps fight

now Gilham IS In WisconSin, and MuhRl ls i n Washington D. C.

fEATURES > PLU SCENE SPRING 2003

15


W

� are on [h� thn:shold o f .l remarkable new na in rhl' h fe of Pacitic Lutheran Unlverslry.

After rh r.'c years of study and

Llli cu5slon,

spri ng wlll m.1rk t ill' compll'uoll l l f tht: m.'w long- range pla.n, "PL U 20 1 0: The Next L.ewl llr 0, ·wlCriun ." Semng forth our 11Ight'.� t hopes for rhe furure, as

chis docum�nr \\ ill s�I'v '

[he framework for S[rat�glC plan ni ng in

rhe years i m mt:diarcly

ahead.

The 20 J 0 rl'pllrt is furemost

I'LU's core i d en c i ry

as a

a

in rhe Pacific Northwest. Thal plat t orm

rl'af1irm.uion

Lmheran univcrslt}'

trom which the

lLicnrit}' IS

rhe

unlvcrstry Will

address the c hal l e n ges of the furure: pursuing

\l U I a.,' pirnril)1l '

1'0

bwld

a

more di�ti nctiv.:

academic program, cla.urung PLU\ umquL' cullure, fu l l \' engaging our

students ill

[he il!aming process, strengthening ( lir resl)U I'Ce base and more com plet ely rea.lil.1I1g our mission. TIlt' mtssion s t a rem e n t chat eml!rgl'd fro m

the PLU 1000 long-ran ge plan ning process caprurcd w\.'l l over r h e past 1 0 vears ollr Idcn­

my, �rrengrh

and pu rpose: ' PLU .sed<s tl)

em powl:r srudcnt5 for l ives of t hough tiul inquiry. sl:rvicl:. leadl:rship,

and carc

-

for

mhe!' peop l e for thei r colll lTIunt rics, and for .

rhe earth," Now rhe 10 I D planning proCCliS has clantled. realli rmed and elaborated on [hal mission statement and vision

h as set Oll[ .1

tor rhe futu re based 011 rh e best of our

past accomplishment.'i. Sum marized belo\\'. rhe five Lhaprers of t h e 1 0 1 0 report IJcnufy

speciiic p rograms and

tnlllatlws that arc intended

m

make rhe

u llIvcrsi t}, even Illort' d is tin cr i ve

as

it

carries o u t irs m I SSion TIlese advison' recnm menoa tions

rogt'�h cr With

a

IL';[ of

pOSSible acDon steps thar em 'rged from r1w plan n l l1g process -Jmou n r ro

J. vi sion

srarenwnr agai n s r whkh decision!> wi l l be

made 111 the comLng years. gwdmg ongoulg

anll ual p la n n i n g across che un iverSity and en gagmg

ch... ful l c�mrus

governance srrucrure

continued on next page

FEATURES > PW SCENE SPRING 2003

17


Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Mission and Vision:

Awakened to the World:

A Framework for Distinction

Empowered Students Discovering

The 2010 report fi rst explores how

population. We must straregicall), reach o u t co more potentiaL students i n

Meaning and Purpose

world. We must strengthen impo r ta n t

The second chapter of the report

the un iversity's m ission f10ws from

o u r c i cy, s tate, region, nation and ex.isting re c r u i t i ng networks and b u i ld

reaffirms that s tudents are at the heart

new ones. 'V{le must engage all members

of the u niversi cy's mission-our fi rs t

of the campus community i n recruit­

calls on the campus communicy to

commi tment is to serve, s u p port and

ment, s u p port and retention efforts.

recommit i ts e nergy and resources

empower students. Am o ng other

in pursuit of fiw action-orien ted

things, this chapter challenges the

and develop can,pus cocurricular p ro­

aspirations or ideals:

campus community to be foc used and

grams that offer students o pp ort u n i ­

intenti onal i n attracting, recruiting and

ties for d e e p c ngagemcn t with pcople,

retaining students who desire the dis­

c u l t u res, ideas and the envi ro n me n t.

tinctive educati on PLU offers.

We must fi nd ways to blur the bound­

the h is torical identic), of PLU i n its raphic and social context. It

geo

• c u l t i va t i n g

academic exce l len ce ,

• b u i ld i n g em •

enhancing global persp ec t i ve s ,

• s ee k i n g •

engaged comm u n i ty,

fiscal stre n gth, a n d

n u rturing a sense of l i fe as vocation

in

the fu llest se n s e .

Thi rd, we m ust do more co support

Articulating PLU's mission in a clear and compelling way is

an

i mpolTant

first step in am'acting students who are

aries between the classroom and the world and provide students wi th a rich array

of opp or tu n it.ies to inquire into

academicaLly strong, open co idea s a nd

the hu man condi tion and natural

p eopl e :m d wil l l n g co enter i nt o a

world as they lea rn to care for, lead

m u n i ty

C O I11-

characrerized by s cudy, dia­

and serve within i t.

logue , inquiry and exploration. Doing The chapter concludes with ref1ecrions

011

h ow o u r Lutheran her­

i tage and our Pacific Northwest loca­

this will requi re the continued develop­ describe the PLU e x pe r ie nce

co

p rospec­

tive s tu d e nt s and their fam ilies

so

our aspirations will be realized.

fu lly understand the rich array

of

PLU's p a s t acheivements, a s p i rati o n s

Committed to a Flourishing

ment and refi nement of how we

tion form the fou ndation u po n which

o p porru n i ties

Chapter 3

the)'

that await them here. It

Academic Culture

The third chapter of the 20 10 exam i n e s

re port

th e ne.cessity of sustaining a

vigorous and distinctive academic cul­

and plans for acrion are shaped by the

is

rich, i nclu s ive and un ique environ­

and affi rms our com m i tment co ensure

our g o a ls for students. It also identifies

ment for teach ing and learning that is

that s tudents thin k dee ply, act res pon­

the systems and resou rces we need co

a hall mark of Lutheran h igher educa-

s i b l y and live joyfu lly.

([on.

a

story that c e nte rs on our m ission

Secondly, we mllSt place a h igh priori­

S i m ilarly, our Pacific Rim and Pacific

ty on bu i ld i ng an even st ro nger adm is­

ture i n order CO achieve

our

vis i on

and

sustain an d nourish Our unique i n tel­ lec[Ual commu n i ty.

At the center of our campus cul ture,

Northwest location contributes to o ur

sions rec rui ting program in order to

and

e m e rging international focus, our eth­

ens ure a bright, talen ted, engaged and

furure, is a com mitment co the " l i fe of

nic roOtS

ethnically d iverse and balanced student

the mind." It is a com mitment co

and

our contemporary vision.

18 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > FEATURES

at the center of o u r vision for the


A RE MARKABLE

NEW E RA PLU 2 0 1 0 : THE NEXT LEVEL OF DISTINCTI O N

WRITING THE 2 0 1 0 REPORT

by Lynn Beck

A

s

t he

onsidef h ow

members

ht!gan to

writing team rn

discovered

f('pon,

cnlfr this

thac a

nUlnbl'r of

deep a n d endu ring themes cur rhe work lhat had been done

and

of the s tudy commissions.

\\,11

friend.."

meeti.n gs wirh al umni olnd cam p us conwrsarions.

across

m t

in

ill thr wm:k

These were

th ' themes char seemed to •.-a prure lhe

p ractice rigorous cri tical reaso n i ng

ping all learners co m ake sound eth ical

ideas

and em ploy creative imagi nacion as we

decisions J.boLlt how they will use t h e i r

marter most [ 0

exp l o re tile mea ning of life, address

k nowledge i n the wo rld.

They prOVided r he organ i7lng fra me­

novel challe n ges, grapple with p rob­

The academic chapter conclu des

valun and c m m i rmenrs

work for the

t hat

lhe PLU com m u n i ty.

report. to

lems, and live with in tegrity. This i s our

w i t h a series of observations and

c u l t u re . I t is d i s t i nctive co PLU in at

recommen dations on s pecific steps

least three important ways.

that might b e taken co build an even

rion

more robust academic c u l t u re. These

.m·

cultural roots co p rovide an education

i nclude developing a system fo r more

brollghr liS [0 rlu - pOint. A signifiGlnt

that expands possi b i l i ties for meaning­

e ffective decision mak ing; p roviding

aspect (If the 20 10 r('pon, lI1UoS. focused

fu l L i fe and wo rk. The report calls i t "an

su p port fo r the p rofessional and p e r­

o n arricularing, celebra ung, intensifying

e l i te education fo r all," meaning that

so nal develo pment of adrn inis tracors

we w i l l p rovide an education of the

and broaden ing the values [hal remain

and staff; and promoting t h e i n tegri ty,

h ighe s t q u a l i ty that welcomes and

:1l 1 he h eart of what thl' university is .lI1d

auconorny and respon s i b i l ity of fac u l ty

se rves everyone-fi rst-generation college

who are the ulti mate guardians and

d ocs.

s tudents, older adu lts, st udents with

d rivers o f the univers i ty's academic

disab iliti es, students from m i n o rity

c u l ture.

Firs t, we d raw from our re l igious and

who are h i g h l y creative, and others. A second mark o f distinction at PLU is our fo cus o n the whole person. \Ve p repare o u r students to meet the i ntel­ lectual, moral, p e rso n a l and sociJ.I chal­ lenges they i nevi tJ.bly face. Our CO Ill ­

Claiming the University's Distinction: Purposeful Learning, International Education, and Undergraduate Research and Creative Projects m

and is built soli dly on who we

It was a real pleasure [ 0

things thar h.IVI'

reflect on

mdde PLU grear

.md ro i magine how we will Il)ok iJ1 the a.� we

al"h i

e n higher

ve ev

levels

of disti ncti on .

Chapter 4

In

the

was

rhe ream thar

indeed. our distl nc­

n ow and on tbe h ard work thar has

fu ture

grou ps and underreprescnted cultures, exceptionally g i fted stude.nts, students

I t became apparent rhest' thrmes and.

a ny ways, the fo urth c ha pter is

20 1 0 report. J t high­

firuti

We believe thar che

[U rI's [ he intenril n

.

repon cap­

hope I dl ·a.tn�, a.t\d

ideas o f th l! tn:tnr wmderful people who

conrn bmcd we

haw

to

irs writing. We

know r.h:u

been mfomled and CIlCl'giZl-d,

personally and professiunal ly, by thl' convcrsati!'Ils, dcbarcs, ciebr.1rions, ;md

mitment is to h e l p each i n d ivid ual

at the heart of the

grow and mature, fi nd i ng a b alan c e

lights three areas that J.re cu rrently

rem in iscences thar Itave emer

between ind ivid ual i ty and gro u p

important cur ricu lar e m p h ases

our collective work. We emerge from tillS

res ponsibi l i ty, a n d encourJ.g ing a l l to

and w i l l li kely become even more

process challenged dml strl'tch,-d and

see themselves as i m portant cOll trib u ­

distinctive features o f o u r academic

inspired. \'(7,- h ope that "PLU 20 1 0: The

cors t o o u r commun ity.

program i n the next decade: p u r pose­

Next Level of DIsrt nCtlon" challenges.

Thi rdly, with i n our c u l t u re, k nowl­

fu l learning, international education,

edge is not s u ffici e n t as an end in itself,

unde rgrad uate research and creative

n o r is it merely a tool co serve self-i nter­

p rojects.

in�rires mlwrs as we

boldly tn! ve forward. J encourage you

to

read t1u� reports,

srudy comission work and

est. Our distinct ive PLU ed ucation i s value-saturated and focused o n equip-

tTerches,and

continued on next page

Ted from

uf t he for

the fu l l text

rcpul'!. Visit "'lI'u·.plu.t!du ,meor,,!

m ore

inflm13tion.

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The

A REMARI<ABLE

full text of the report

NEW ERA

"PLU 2010: The Next Level of

PLU 2 0 1 0 :

Distinction» will be availab l e online at

.plu.eduFplu2010

WWUJ

T H � N E X T L E IJ E L OF O I S T I N C T I O '�

PURPOSEFUL LEARNrnNG

mental u nderstanding o f k nowledge

The re port e ncourages the commun ity

and learning, so is i ts e m p hasis on the

the greatest and most realistic source of

to e x p and

responsibi l i ey that s tudents take for

revenue is re so u rce

posefu l learni ng." It i s our comm i t­

their own education and their ca p aci ty

report boldly calls u pon the campus

ment to recognizing that k n owled ge

for su bstantive,

and learn ing are an integral parr of

The report calls on the campus

our com mitment to " pur­

each ind ividual's personal

values and of

i ndependent thought.

and

research activiey. Concluding that reJ.llocation, the

co m m u n i ty to develop a m ultiple-year plan fo r real locating cu rrent resou rces

communiey to expand existing oppor­

ro s uPPOrt academic and o ther p ro­

tuni ties for undergraduate research

gram priorities. It also acknowledges

education is not about learning for

and creative projects for students,

the i mer-con nections among differen t

learning's sake. \Xle are doing what we

i n tensify student engagement in the

resource categories and reminds us that

the work

each does in the world. A PLU

do here on behalf of the planet and of

learning process, discover new ways

we must be wise stewards of time,

to promote i nvestigative learning,

energy, the physical plant, o ther

fLl[ u rc. That belief directly guides o u r

and regularly honor and ceiebrJ.te

material resou rces, and the tal ents

pe rce p ti o n s about what is important

student and faculty academic

of fac u l ty, staff and s tudents .

enough [0 learn and how we go about

accomplish m ents.

people

everywhere now and in the

In its essence, the

our academic work.

20 to report pro­

claims Pacific Lu theran

U nive rsity a

Chapter 5

unique place, a disti nctive academic

I NTERNATI ONAL EDUCATI ON

A Place of Purpose: Aligning Resources with Mission, Goals

comm u n i ty that p rovi des students a

Because knowledge and learning at PLU are purposefu l with

the u n ivers i ty

focused on benefiting the world and its i nh abitants, i t is hardly surprising that

and Priorities

values-based education that e ngages them in and with the world. I t

Chapter five of the 2010 report outl ines areas that will req u i re

emb races o u r past and t h e rich s p i ri w ­ a l tradition that gro u nds u s . I t boldly

paramo u n t among the 2 0 1 0 report's

increased i nvestments of money, time

faces the fu ture as i t chall enges the

recom m endations are specific goals

and energy i f w e are to achieve our

communiey to move aggress ively to

related to clarifying PLU's vision for

vision; identi fies sources of revenue

ensure that resources are available to

i nternational education and expanding

that could be available as we pursue

support our deepes t commi tments and

opportunities fo r i n ternational and

conr i nuing distinction; and suggests a

h ighest p ri o ri ti es . And it a ffirms as our

i ntercultural study. Blessed with a

strategic pathway J.nd decision-making

mission and purpose education for

recen t i n fusion of gifts and grants to

strucru re for analyzing

help us in this work-includ i ng a $4

orities and making choices.

m illion endowment gift from Peter '60 and G race Wang to establish

O ve r

and setting pri­

th e n e x t decade , sig n i fican t

l ives of though tful inquiry, care, leader­ ship

and service.

The 2 0 1 0 report is both a call to con­

investment s wil l need to be made if we

versation and action. To succeed i n

are to realize our long-range academic

ach ieving o u r goals, w e m u s t now

Programs-the u n iversity m ust now use

program p riorities; create and main­

develop a set of academic priorities and

these resou rces to craft bolder and

tain the best learning envi ron ments;

reasonable strategies for accomplishing

deeper opportuni ties fo r faculey, s taff

support faculty, scan- and studem

them. In the coming months, faCLI ley

The Wang Cenrer

for I nternational

and students to cross boundaries and

e m ployees; ident i fy and attract aca­

and adminis trative leadership will work

engage with persons, ideas, cultures

demically capable, d ive rse , open and

collaboratively to move ahead together

J.nd envi ron ments.

com m i t ted students; and maintain and

in creating the next level of d isti nc ti o n

i m p rove the u niversity'S fiscal health.

for Pacific Lurheran University.

UNDERG RADUATE RESEARCH AND CREATIVE PROJECTS

The report considers possible sources o f financial s u p port for ach i eving these

Just as i nternational education is an

goals including revenue from student

outgrowth o f the universiey's fu nda-

e n ro l l me n t,

20

PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > FEATURES

endowment fu nd raising,

Lynn Becl� is dean ofPLU's School of Education. Since 1999, she has been on the PLU 2010 Project Leadership Team, and she helped write the final report. rID


Assistant coaches

1

provide expertise, dedication and longevity uccessful athletic programs often have dedicated assistanr coaches who tend ro serve in less visible roles b u t are extremely i m porran t ro t h e athletes and the con r i n u i ty o f the program. PLU has many parr-time assistanr coaches who have fu ll-time positions away from campus and spend t h e i r late afte rnoons and weekends coachi ng. Here's a look at some of these dedicated coaches: Assistant c o a c hes, from left, Gary Carew, Phill S c ott a n d Tim Te m p l i n h e l p their t e a m s s u c c eed.

Assistant Track Coach Gary Carew.

Trinidad, Carew was coumry's 440-yeard the 1 976 Summer

Originally from

a

member of his relay team in

Olym pic Games i n Monrreal. D u ri n g C a rew's

17 years of coaching at PLU,

every school record in all sprinrs, h u r­ dles, and relays have been rewritten many t i m e s .

More

than 20 of these sru­

dem-athletes have been recognized as

All-Americans.

"Gary's contribution far

exceeds h i s exceptional background as a

a world class athlete and coach," said head coach

very effecti.ve

Brad

Moore.

" The relations h i ps that Coach Carew develops with his athletes are not only posi tive fo r the s primers but h ave

a.11

i n s p i rational i mpact on the e n t i re team

\ 1

of athletes and coaches." «

The relationships that Coach

Carew develops with his athletes are not only positive for the sprinters but have an inspira­ tional impact on the entire team of athletes and coaches. )) Assistant Track Coach Jerry

program. He has coached at PLU fo r

15

years with p r i m ary e m p h asis currently

the Norrhwesr. According t o Noren, " P h i l l i s and has been an extremely ded­

in the t h rowing events, decathlon and

icated servanr. His co m mi tm e n t ro the

h e p tath lon. Russell has p l ayed a major

team and PLU is remarkable. The play­

role in the developmenr o f PLU's track

ers not only respect h i m fo r the teach­

and fie l d program ro national p ro m i ­

ing he provides o n the field, but he

nence. Moore said, "J er ry's conrribu­

inspires those aro und him with his

tions, prim arily in the field events, have

posi tive narure and s p i ritual lcaders hip.

been tremendous and his excellent

Wichout Phill, PLU softball would not

recru i{ing h as been invaluable during

h ave ac h ieved the great success i t has

his tenure a t PLU."

enjoyed."

Assistant Track Coach Kevin Eager.

Assistant VoUeyball Coach Tim

Eager has been on the PLU coac h i ng

Templin. Te mplin has served seven

staff fo r n i ne years and works primarily

years

w i th the j u m p i n g events. PLU j u m pers

PLU . He is active in n umerous volley­

as

assistant volleyball coach at

have won five conference ti tles and tWO

ball camps and clin ics through o u t the

All-American honors d u r i n g Eager's

state. Te m p l in received

te nu rc. Eager, a PLU graduate with a

ate degree i n busi ness and a master's i n

degree in history, tcaches at Gig Harbor

teaching from PLU . H e teaches at

his undergrad u­

High School. Moore says, "Kevin is a

Kalles J u n ior High School in Puyal l u p .

true track and field enthusias t who

According t o Head Coach Kevin Aoki,

bri ngs enormous positive e n e rgy ro the

"Tim knows the game and has dedicated

program. He has a great deal of love

so much rime and energy to the volley­

and loyalty fo r PLU which began as a

ball program ae PLU. We have been

youngster growing up in the Parkland

successfu l because o f people like Tim."

area."

[§J

by Paul Hoserh, dean, School o(f1hysical Educarioll.

Assistant Softball Coach Phill Scott. Scott is in his n i n t h year as an assistant coach. He also coaches sum­

Russell. Russell brings more than 30

mer fas tpitch with Head Coach Rick

years of coach i n g experience to the PLU

Noren and conducts various clinics i n

Visit www. pll4.eduj-phcd fo r more on Lute sporrs

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Clas s representatives help connect classmates and encourage giving

( PLU to me? Ies

a

wonder­

ful school) and as a class representative) I have a super opportunity to help othersfind that outr)

bac k as ates , fro m as far ore t han 65 gradu repre20 02 , serve as das 1936 to as rec ent as mates. PLU with thei r clas entativ es link ing provide ado rs for PLU and ives are amb as ntat rese rep ss Cla nd ure the An nual Fu ing sup por t to ens rais ndfu l ntia e sse nual Fun d sity eac h yea r. An ds of the u n iver nee the t mee can ssary technol ogy such thi ngs a nece do llars sup port ulty exc epti ona l fac ent s cho lar hips , tud al vit ades, u pgr the ant re so urce s for retenri o n , imp ort and t men uit recr m ore. l ibrary and muc h

le tters the cou ntry writ e ves fro m aro u nd ati ent re rep ss Cla our­ for Sce ne a nd enc olicit Class Notes s elp , h ates m ss to cla ctronic to uch in the ele It's easy to stay in ng. givi ni m alu age fact , to take par t. In ve to live ne ar PLU ha n't do you SO a ge, fro m ir ow n cit ies far m n i eve nts in the alu ze ani org m any res en ta­ ving as a c lass rep interes ted in ser u're yo If pus. c am deweybn @plu.edu . er De wey '0 1 at tive cont act Hea th i n thi w hy they serve rep re entative tell as cl ee th r ere, H i mpo rta nt role .

Angie Nicholson Magruder '67 What is PLU

�� me? What was i t? Why

after s u c h a l o n g time, now living so far away on the East Coast. Luckily my parents Itve in Lakewood , Wash ., so I Ilave b een able to keep up with PLU over t h e

do I care, afte r Xl years' Why have I

years. p LU to me has always embodied

deCided to be a class representative?

honesty, charity and concern for others' both here and around the world.

I want

[0

share what it means to m e


I offered to be a class rep, to e n co u r­

age my classmates to get reacquainted with PLU and all it offe rs, as wel l

as

to

reco n necc wi th classmates, and get to

know those I d I d n ' t b e fore. The m o re I

find O U t abo u t PLU tod ay, t h � prouder

I arp that I too k on this role. Being a class rep has allowed me

[0

stay current with all that is ha pp e n i n g. You may n o t be aware

(as I was no t) ,

that

the Q Club an n ual 'ly h e l ps more than

1 , 1 00 studen ts and raises more

than S J A

million fo r sc ho lars h i ps! The Annual

hmd pro v i d es the backbone of day-to­

day financial sup port of the u niversity,

and the nu mber of those who give (nor t h e amount o f the gi ft) is o n e of the fac­ rors in the un.iversi ty's national ran k i ngs. PLU ro me? I t's a wo n derful school, and as a cl ass representative, I have a s u p e r opportunity to h e l p others fi nd that o u t .

Yo u r gi ft to PLU's A n n ual Fund isn't

Mark Christopherson '84 Why g iv e? P ut s i m ply, I give back to P LU

else the opportunity fo r an education . N i nety- t h ree percent of coday's students receive financial aid; most of this aid

comes fro m yo u r and my contributions to PLU i n th e form of gi fts to the

A n n ual Fund

r t ' s easy to k ee p Lures u pd at e d by going

investment in the fu ture of the u n iver­

on l i ne to

or

Q Club memberships.

Without our help, very few s(Udents are

We must continue to m ake PLU affo rd ­

that an ed ucati o n can make in some­

as al umni, and fu t u re Lutes will as well. ffil

o ne's l i fe.

((I guess thaes part ofan

Ashley Orr '00 When I graduated i n May

enduring question among

2000 I

knew r wanted to give back to PLU.

tude fo r all that PLU has given me is to

open a door for so m e b od y else, and

parti c i p ate as a class re p.

I became a member o f Q-Cl u b when r was a freshman living i n Foss Hall and

((My gift is more than just a

work i ng as a TelALute (student ca. l l e r) I

donation to PLU. It's an

rently in a graduate pr o g ra m i n

My gift is more t b an j u s t a d o n a t i o n. to PLU. I t's an i nves tment i n t h e l i fe o f

enco u raged everyone to g ive. I ' m cur ­ Sout hern California a n d a m remi nded

o f thc s tl' ugg l c fo r a private school edu­ cat i o n . While I budget evelY pen ny, I

cOl1tin ul:

to co n sid e r

m)' month l), Q

C l u b gift a n ec es si ty ; fo r s omeo n e else it tr uly is.

Lu tes a re eve r ywhe re . The other day I

a young Lute, wh ich i n t u r n strength­

spotted a PLU sticker on rhe b a ck of an

ens PLU as a n i nstitution a n d s ociety

S UV o n rhe 405 and a l t h o u gh

as a whole. The re(Urn we aU receive i s

s peed up, L.A. traffic k e p t me wonder­

tant that we all do our par r, whether

th c), were going. r gues s t h at's part of

i nc alcu lable. That's why i t ' s s o i mpor­

s hare this h o pe.

Generations have benefited by aU we do

PLU. Giving back to PLU wi l l help to

young Lute, JJ

toO

q u al i fi ed , and to s u p p Ort th e im pac t

One of t h e ways r can express my grati­

investment in the life ofa

before me by otber i n c re d i bl e a l u m n i and k n ow that yo u

able t o everyo ne w h o is academically

able to afford the cost of an education at

directly serve somtone who n e eds help.

1l'wwpltt.edu.

I ho p e to conrin ul: the l egacy set

s i ty, the co m m u n i ty and o u r society.

because I can h e l p p rovide someone

al ums b), re a d i n g Scene each 111 o n r h .

just a tax-d eductible d o n at ion ; i t i s an

I t ri e d

to

ing who that Lute was and where

it's a o ne- ti m e contri b u tion, an an n u al

an enduring question a m o n g al u m n i :

gi ft in t h e fo rm o f Q C l u b m e m bership

who is going where? Altho ugh I may

o r various other financial o pti ons that

n e ve r know who was o n

contri b u te to PLU' s A n nual Fund.

d ay,

I

the 405

that

am able to k ee p up with other

alumni: who is going where?Y)


H O L D EN VI L LAG E AU G U S T

Y

OU

are invited to join

other alumni, parents

of learning, beauty, fun and fellowship during PLU Week at Holden Village.

Holden Vil lage i s an ecumen ical

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ny youth under age

C h ristian fai th, science, t h e arts, a s we l l

ing the summer, five to eight teachers

social j ustice a n d global concerns

offer a range o f learni ng opportunities.

Lutheran University for a time

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ied. B i b l e studies and conversations o n as

and friends of Pacific

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1 8 . Each year d ur­

lead sess ions on such topics as theolo­ gy, p rayer, ethics, social j u s tice, the

Daily wo rs h i p sets the rhyth m of l i fe in

environment, L i tcrature, i n terpersonal

the Village. Craft classes, concerts,

and fa mily issues, global and mul ticul­

forums, special events and just pLain

tura.! issues, l i festyle and the economy.

fu n are part of each and every day at

Programs this year, cenrer aro und the

H o lden. Located in a beautifu l valley

theme " For the Heal i n g of the Earth."

o n the edge of G lac i e r Peak Wilderness

A porti o n o f the teaching staff d u ring

Area, Holden o ffers cou n tless opportu­

PLU's A l u m n i College week will be

n ities fo r scenic m o u n tain hiking and

members o f the university fac u l ty and

al pine lake fishing.

a l u m n i . They include Registrar Julia

Christian retreat center, rooted in the

Pomercnk

Lutheran trad i tion. Once the s i te of

Professor Rose McKenney (environ­

'83 (literature) and

one o f the largest copper mi nes i n the

men tal studies).

U nited States, Holden V i llage is nestled Remote and isolated, H olden Village

in the enchanted beauty of the Cascade M o u ntains near Lake Chelan. You can

is truly a place apart. Accomm odations

travel to Holden Villagc on.ly by a sce­

are comfortable but not elabo rate.

nic boat ride from the town of Chelan

More than 400 volunteers give their

or from Field's Poi n t Landing,

time to Holden each s u m m e r to create

1 5 mi les

u plake. r\ bus ride comp letes the jou r­

this un ique com m u n i ty o f renewal and

ney

chal lenge for thousands of guests

to

th e vil lage.

each year. So leave yo u r cell p h o n e, Holden Village is a perfect place fo r a

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Holden's core educational p rogram is

pager, fax m achine, co m p u ter, palm

r union of yo ur FLU friends, a fam ily

primarily adu l t i n nature, with p l e n ty

vacation or a personal " retreat." The

of opportu n i ties fo r c h i l d ren attending

LIS

activities at H o lden are many and var-

w i th families. A n adu l t must accompa-

Yo u'll be glad yo u did'

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pi lot, and digital cable behind and join fo r PLU Week at Holden Village.


T R AV E L Holden Village is located i n a remote

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Lake C helan. You can travel to Holden o n ly by a scenic boat ride fro m the

HOLDEN VILLAGE RATES

town o f C h elan or fro m Field's Po i n t La n�i ng, 1 5 m i les u p l ake. A bus ride

Adults

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$227

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$264

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$66

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completes the j o u rney to the village. You will receive a map to Lake Chelan

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along with a boat sched ule in your con­ fi rmation packer.

(per person. includes aU meals)

night

nights

MuiIUWJl ramay we /Or one Mdt o r IesI i 5950. famll nvo parwnb pi own cbddrat t 7 mel U2Idcrt ngle FM"!n, f.mil ly I'Ilh! lilt ftl' wMc r Iu6 I1 S6S4 (ParmI pl us own c:hi1dmt 7 and under) HalfWurk HlI1f' P1ay r.Ih: t rlfty pm-me ,,( normal rare. Writ'" ro ,uaff oordinAtlun (or awWablc ram. -

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according to size and makeup of the vil­ lage at the time. bmilies are typically h oused in one bunk/family rOOI11 . There are no private bathrooms avai lable.

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F A C J L l T J f. Facil ities include

a

l i brary, saunas,

bookstore, c raft area, pottery shop,

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museum, snack bar, post o ffice, Jacuzzi, pool hall and bowling alley. Holden Village is located i n a remote area of the Wenatchee National Foresr. There is

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deadline is May 1 . Please rerum the

(rib, l' re. )

ac('�ss van ) fir\[ floor room, can:r,-1 kcr hOll!'>I..'d

fo rm at right (d i rectly to Holden V i l lage with a copy to the alumni office) in clud ing a deposit of the price of the first n i gh t's lodgi n g fo r each per­ son in yo u r party. Payment may be made in cash , personal or traveler's checks only. Reserve only as m u ch time as you actually p l an to stay, as you will be ch arged fo r the fu l l amounr. [ID

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mnl news & A ents PLU Connection Events s you might expect. the mcrcu­ ry d ipped below freezing early February i n Colorado and Montana. However, the temperature inside at thc PLU Connection Events held in those states was warm. PLU alu m n i, parents, p rospective students and friends in Denver fo r a Connection Event just prior to the Choir of tbe �/es t Con ceiT a t Augustana Lutheran C h u rc h . It was the laSt stop of a six­ day, three-state tou r fo r the student enscmble. While the members of the Choir of tbe West headed back to Parkland to begi n the second semester of class, Laura Polcyn '75 , '79, vice president for adm issions and enrollmcm, and

Lauralcc Hagen '75, '78, d irector fo r alumni and parent relations, headed to Montana for events in Billi ngs, M issoula and Wh itefi s h . I n add ition to t h e opportu n i ty fo r those with ties to PLU to come togeth­ er for food and fellowship, l ively discus­ sion centered around PLU's long-range plan, PLU 20 1 0: The Next Level of Distinction.

PLU Alumni Women's Annual Luncheon Saturday, March 15 n March o f 2002, the luncheon once known as the PLCjPLU Women of '30s, '40s and '50s Luncheon, came of age ! The invitation

I

to the gathering was exte nded to all alumni women in the region. To mark this occas ion, we were fortu nate to have 1 9 79 PLU graduate and i n ternationally known artist Julie Ueland as our featured speaker. This year, Dr. Phyllis (Nybakke '6 1 ) Cavens, recipient o f t h e 2002 Alumni Service Award, was i nvited to be our speaker. Phyllis is a pediatrician and member of the Northwest Medical Team. Cavens has been with the team siJ1Ce i ts begin n ings in 1 9 79 and has traveled to Thailand, Eth iop ia, Somalia, Mexico , J amaica, Uzbek istan and Hond uras. Dr Cavens also served as one o f the doctors at the 1 994 Olympic Games i n Atlanta. �

I Pen c i l Us I n I (UPCOMI G

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Annual Women's Luncheon

Satu rday, March 1 5

Alumni Tennis Team Reunion Match

Saturday, March 1 5

Alumni Board Spring Meeting

March 2S-30

Alumni Baseball Game

Saturday, April 5

Parkland Area Adopt-A- Highway Project

Sunday, April 6

Q Club Banquet

Friday, May 2

Forensics Reunion

May 9- 1 0

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For more info rmation: www.plualumni. org o r c a I i SOO-ALU M - PLU.

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grateful

for your service to our cowl I ry and are proud to offer rOll our sup­ p rt. We \V()uld l i ke ro hare the news fy ur acrivlrie ' in the CIObs Narcs sect io n of Scene a nd, if you wish, pul: lish YO ll r e-mail addre so that orher might haw the opportunity to stay connected

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R u ra l c o n d iti o n s b ri n g g re a t rewa rds fo r g r a d vo l u nte e ri n g i n Afg h a n i sta n

C o ry H e i n s

'77 talks to an A fg h a n i c h i l d as p a rt of his v o l u nteer work f o r World C o n c e r n . A l l p h otos c o utesy of World C o n c e r n .

f you're one o f the n1. any

PLU

fri e n d s of Cory Heins '77, d o n ' t be

o ffe n ded i f you have n t h e a rd from '

h i m lat",l)'. He's been a bit hard to re ach, I rving in Afg h a n i s t a n and work­

suppl ies in the northeastern A fghan i

include b u i lding roads, re p a i ring

p rovince o f Takhar.

schools, b u i lding schools fro m scratch,

One of the first p rojects l1e coo rdi­ nated was the d i s tri b u ti on of 5,000 p a i rs o f boots a n d shoes to boys and

building bridges and constructing water systems for v i l l ages. "With over 5,200 local people work­

g i r ls between the ages o f 3 and 14. A t

ing on o u r p rojects, we are qu ite busy,"

a l re l i e f orga n ization that has hel ped

the time, Heins was the only westerner

Heins said.

t h e cou mr)' thac h as been torn by civi l

in rhe remotlc' district of C h ah Ab.

i n g for Wodd Concern, an i n rernation­

wa r a n d fa m i ne fo r 20 years. C o m m u n ication comes via barrery­

Heins reCll rned to A fghan istan last Nove mber, ove rs e e i ng p rojects that

Then there are the days d r i v i ng out to the s i tes. "I e's a bone rattling adve n tLl re,

"

Heins said, via e-mail. Th e roads are a

powered satel l i te p h one, from a da rk , qu iet, electri c i ty-free o ffi ce that d o u b L e s

d i s a s te r, and there are the i n t'vitable

as h i s h o m e .

cha llen ges of snow, ra i n a n d deep,

volu m i nous mud.

A fg h a n i s ta n hecame e v e n 1110re d a n ­

In northeastern Afghanistan, tra n s ­

gel'l) us fo r Aml'rican re l i e f urga n iza­ tions 1 11 UH'

mo n ths

portation is by d o nkey, Zl l1d there are n o

fo llmv111g

U.S. a n d i ts a l l ies

road s i g n s . Distribution is vcry detailed

fo ught the r u l i n g Tal i b a n governnwnr.

and time con s u m i ng. Compensation is

September I I , as t h e

Heins s tarted p a rt i c i p a t i n g i ll the

a comb i n a t. ion of whear, oil o r lentils.

A fg h a n rel i e f project i n December 200 I

There are no telephones, newspapers,

a n d J a n u ary 2002 as t. h e d i stri b u tion

ru n n i ng water, postal service, music

coord i n a co r, res p o n s i b l e fo r provi d i n g

or televi sion. I t's the 1110St remote

logistical s u pport a n d a s s i s t i n g i n the distri b u tion o f food a n d emergency

Heins h a s been w e l c o m e d by the Afg h a n p e o p l e .

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a 'umni

profile"

cOHtitJued

place Heins has ever been. Bur rhe people are grareful and loviag, d es p i re rhei r c i rcumstances. " Ir's rruly the Land of rhe Greering," Hei ns said. "Many people approached me in rhe sn·eers ro welcome me. I r is a l ways a h and s h ak e and a placing of rhe hand over rJle heart." Heins is fre­ q uently asked if he fears for his sa fe ry, and rhe answer is al ways "no."

Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame inducts university president

in the n u m ber of Rhodes Scholars hip

For the firsr year and half, he an d

o n ly public u n i ve rsity over [he past 15

h i s sibli ngs Kan u r, A n n and Bob, and parents, Walm a and Olav, l ived in Pat's Morel.

A lor h as ch anged i n t h e 53

Wefald has presided over the u niversi­ ry since 1 986, and his success recently garnered the " full-blooded Norwegian" i n ducrion into the Scandi navian­ American Hall of fame.

"I come from numble begin n i ngs," Wefald said. "Nobody's more su rprised Wefald s tru ggled through M i not H igh School an d was rold by an Eng lis h

teacher that he wasn't smart e n o u gh ro

M ars h al l , Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholarshi ps since 1 986.

While honored by t h e accolades that have come with KSU's success, nothing gives him more personal sati s faction than his i n duction i n ro the Scan d i n avian-American Hall o f Fame in OctOber. The besr parr is the Hall of Fame happens to be in M i nor. The Hall has i n ducred 5 5 i n d ividuals C harles Lindbergh, Buzz Aldrin and Walrer M o n d a l e . " I t's a long way from living in

make it in college. He sought a d i fferent

Pat 's Motel," Wefald said. "Goi n g

envi ronment after grad uation , bur want­

back to M i nor fo r this h o n o r was

ed ro remain close ro h is Scandinavian roors. Ignoring h is teacher's d iscour­

the u l ti mate thr i l l. [ID "

By Drew B raum

agement, Wefald left for whar was

"The Afghan people su rrounded me

wirh rheir world-renowned hospirali­ T h ey wouldn'r allow a

visiror to venrure o u r alone.

then Pacific Lutheran College. " PLU gave me a sense of con fi­ dence abou t my fu ture and an opportun ity to blossom," Wefald said. "l owe Pacific Lutheran a l or."

Unthin kable."

Wefald graduated cum laude and

Heins compares his feeli ngs abour people of A fghanisran ro rhat o f rhose

wen t on to earn a master's and a

ar PLU.

Ph.D, both i n h i s rory and political

" Wh ar srood our were rhe p e o pl e ar ,"

h e said.

science. He then rook a facu lty position

m

1 9 65 at G us tavus

Adolphus College i n M i n nesora. I n

He has also done relief work i n Nepal

1 9 7 1 , Wefald J u mped at the oppor­

and Vietnam, and worked on a develop­

tunity ro b e M i n n esora's

ment project in Bangladesh for World

Com missioner of Agricul tu re, a

Concern in 200 1 . His l11volveme.nr in in ternarional relief began in rhe early '90s, when h e hel ped build a school and 1 72 clean-warer wells in Cambodia.

Heins l ives in Edmonds, Was h ., and works as a real esrare broker when nor volunteering for World Concern. He cncourages everyone ro help in any way rhey can. "Even rhe smallesr effort can have a great effect on someone's l i fe. I

posi tion he held u n til 1 9 77. H is years at Southwesr Sratc U nivers i ty (Minn.) as p res id en t ( 1 977- 1 982), and as Chancellor of Minl1esota's

State U n i ve rsi ty system ( 1 982- 1 986) made him an ideal choice for presi­ dent of what was then a struggl ing Kansas Stare U niversity. During Wefald's ren ure, KSU has added more rhan 1 . 8 m i l lion square

know. I've been there." 8)1 Drew Brown

28 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > ALUMNI PROFILES

years ro rank among rhe tOp 10 of U.S. schools in win n i ng 91 Rh o d e s ,

since i t began i n 1 984, i ncluding

than me."

PLU and rhe friendships rhar I m ad e

in the nation among p u b lic u n i versities winners since 1 9 86, and KSU is the

Today, Wefald '59, is i n h i s 16th year

"

in 2002. KSU students are now second

on Wefald fi rst moved ro Minor,

as president of Kansas State Un iversity.

ty," Heins said.

about 1 3,000 i n 1 986 t o abo u t 23,000

N . D . as a teenager wi th his fam ily.

years s mce.

M a n y c h i l d re n fa c e d i ffi c u l t c i r c u m stan ces

and enrollment has i n c reased fro m

feet of new u n iversity b u i ld i ngs,

J o n Wefa ld

'59


Class Representative positions available: 1935, 1937, 1 939, 1941 , 1942, 1943, 1944, 1951, 1 952, 1960, 1 965, 1972, 1978, 1981,

I s s a q u a h, Wash., where h e helped to

1.947

1 953

Class Representative - G erald Li d e r

Class Representative - H e le n - J o a n n e ( E n g e r) O l s e n

1986, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995

Class R e p resentative - Volly (Norby)

Class Represe ntative -Stan Willis

1 954

years, in downtown Seattle. D o n i s sur­

Class R e p resentative - Iver H a u g e n

vived by his wife of 42 years, Louise; his

Arnold Towe d i e d O c t . 8. H e was a neu­

1.955

Class Representative - Norene (Skilbred)

c h i l d ren, S c ott, Christopher, a n d Katie;

roscientist. teac h e r, a n d res e a r c h e r d u r­ ing his 50-year c a reer at the U n ivers i ty o f Washington M e d i c a l S c h o o l . H e w a s a p i o n e e r in his field a n d the recipient of

Goldene ( Gerritz) Robinson died S e pt. 1 5. Goldene was a retired t e a c h e r from the Bethel S c hool Distri c t in S p a naway, Wash. She also received a maste r's degree from PLU. G o l d e n e was preceded i n death by h e r husband, Otto, a n d their son, Le e . She i s survived by h e r sons, Dwight a n d B i l l ; d a u g h te r, Lynne; six g r a n d c h i l d ren and fou r great-gra n d c h i l ­ dren.

1939 Wesley Gabrio died Aug. 21. After PLU, Wesley received a ma ster's degree from the U niversity o f M i c h i g a n in 1 946 and an M . D . from Washington U n iversity i n St. Louis, Mo., i n 1 950'. He served in the U . S . A r m y a s d e p uty c h i e f of obstetrics a n d gyn e c o l o gy. After ' h i s time i n t h e military, Wesley practiced m e d icine in Seattle for 50 yea rs, delivering a p proximately 7,000 babies. H e was past president of the Washington State Obstetri c a l Association. Wesley w a s p re c e d e d in death by his wife of more than 50 yea rs, Beverly. H e i s survived by his son, R o b e rt; d a ughter, J anet; a n d one grand­ d a u g h ter.

numerous grants, i n c l u d i n g o n e of the longest running grants in the history of the National I nstitutes of Health. His work focused on the nervous system, brain c i rc u i try, cerebral c o rtex and math­ emati c a l modeling. H e also played clas­ sical guita r and was a skilled boxer. Arnold is s u rvived by his wife, Laurie, a n d siste rs , Ruth (Towe) Johnson '47 and

Valborg (Towe) Aakre '49. Gusta! Anderson died Nov. 1 2. After PLU,

Carroll

1960 Philip Erlander relired from his position

Mary Estergreen Johnson is a volunteer at the Eva ngelical Theological S e m i n a ry in Osiijek, Croatia. She teaches English to s e m i n a ry students from Croatia a n d other countries of the former Yugoslavia, a s well a s f r o m B e l a rus, U k r a i ne, Romania,

a s pastor at Prince o f Peace Lutheran C h u rc h in Colorado Springs. H e served a s a pastor for 28 years. His previous calls i n c l u d e d Lutheran Church of the Cross i n Berkeley, Calif, and St. Philips Lutheran C h u rc h in Pacoima, Calif.

a n d B u lgaria. She also h a s opportunities to preach in student c h a p e l and i n c o n ­

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gregations. M a ry's permanent h o m e i s in

Class Represe ntative - Ron Lerch

Tacoma.

Chuck Larson died on Sept. 1 1 . After

1 95 6

PLU, C h uck went to the U niversity of Southern California, where he studied

before going to work in the trucking busi­

H a u ge n a n d Cia r e n e (Osterli) J o h n s o n

vertebrate biology and participated in a

ness. In 1 972 he bought his brother's blue­

research program aboard a vessel in

berry farm, where he continued to work

the Antarctic Ocean. H e later worked

until his death. H e was a member of the North American Blueberry Council a n d served as t h e c h a i r m a n of the Washington B l ueberry Commission.

1 95 7

for the Alaska Depa rtment of Fish and

C l a s s R e p resentative - Carol (Bottemiller) Geldaker and Helen (Jordanger) Nordquist

Dorothy (Nieman '46); four sons, Gerald '70, Donald, Richard '78, and David '81; one brother, A lb e rt; three sisters, Selma, Nina Larson '41 and Anna '47; n i n e grand­

Game before obtaining a t e ac h i n g d e g ree, retiring from t e a c hing i n 1 989. Chuck and h i s wife, Kay, also lived in Haifa, Israel, for a year and a h a lf, s e rv­

G ustaf is survived by his wife of 56 years,

ing the Baha'i Faith, i n c l u d i n g restoring

1 95 8 Class Representative - D o n Cornell a n d David Knutson

18 s ta i n e d glass windows in the Holy S h rine at the B a ha'i World Center. C h u c k is s u rvived by his wife, five c h i l ­ dren and 1 5 grandchildren.

children and five great-grandchildren.

Jorgine Shapira i s still working a s a legal

1 949

Carol Snyder died Nov. 1 2. After PLU,

intern. She i s also selling h o usehold products.

Island, in Buckley and for many years in

Class Representative - Edn a ( H ag lu nd )

Puyallup. She was a member of the

Dorothy

Puyallup First B aptist C h u r c h and sang in.

Roben ilischoff returned from N a i robi, Kenya, where h e taught English as a second language at the N a irobi Eva n g e l i c a l G raduate S c hool o f Theology

1940

a n d H o p e U n iversity from Sept. 23 to

Class R e prese ntative - Luella Toso

Nov. 8. The VISA mission was u n d e r the

1962 Class Representative - Leo Eliason a n d Dixie (Likkell Matthias

1 959 1 950

her parents and one brother. She is sur­

C l a s s R e prese ntative - P h y l l i s G ra h n

Class Represe ntative - G i nny ( G ra h n )

Carol taught school in Washington on Fox

vived by her brother, Robert Snyder.

a n d seven g ra n d c h i l d ren.

G ustaf taught in Spokane for three years

Class Re pre se nt ati ve - Luther Watness

the choir. C a rol was preceded i n death by

Nig htwatch, o n e night a week for 1 4

G ul h a u g e n

Grande

1 938

Provi d e n c e Point retirement c o m m u n i ty. He also trained students at O peration

1 948 1 936

a c quire the c a m pus and establish the

C l a s s R e prese ntative - A l v i n D u n g a n

Dorothy Cable died J u l y 2 2 . After PLU, D o rothy received a m aster's degree from Washington State University. She was a librarian and teacher, most recently at West Hills Christian School in Portland, Ore. D o rothy was preceded in death by h e r husband, J oh n . She i s survived by h e r daughte r, Joan '66; son, J o h n; f o u r grand­

1963 Class Representative - P a u l a ( H eyer) B i llings and J udy P erry

Gloria (Reinertson) Koll c o - a uthored two books p u b li s h e d by Pilgrim Press, " D a ug hters A r i s e ! A C h ri s t i a n Retreat Resource f o r G i rl s A p p r o a c h i n g W o m a n h o o d , " a n d " D a u g h ters A r i s e ! A J o u r n a l for G i rls A p p roa c h i n g

J o hnson

ausp ices of the Free Methodist C h u rc h .

1 945

1 952

Don Douglas d i e d Nov. 1. After PLU, D o n

g i rl s a n d their m o t h e rs o r m e ntors.

Class Representative - Annabelle

Margaret (Winters) England a n d her

earned a maste r's d e g r e e f r o m the

husband, Lee, continue to live o n their

U niversity of O re g o n and a P h . D . from the

G l o ria's h u s b a n d , Bill '63; d a u g hter, Karen '93; son, Rob '96 ; and d a u g h ter­ i n - l aw, Melissa (Davis) '98, make them

B i rkestol

c h i l d ren and two great-gra n d c h i l d ren.

Womanhood." T h e y a r e b a s e d o n h e r f i v e s u m m e rs presenting retreats for

farm in West Virg i n i a . They have sold all

U niversity of O kl a homa. H i s teaching

1946

their Ara b i a n horses a n d only have two

c a reer i n c l u d e d P e n nsylvania State

an a l l - P L U f a m i ly. G l o r i a a n d B i l l

dogs a n d three c a ts. M a rgaret h a d five­

U n iversity, Wartburg College, California

rece ntly c e l e b rated t h e i r 35th wedding

Class Representative - ,I s a be l ( H a rstad)

way bypass surgery i n February 2002 a n d

Lutheran University, the University of

a n n iversary and live on W h i d bey

Watness

is doing very well.

Washington a n d Trinity C o l lege in

I s l a nd, Wash.

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1 964 Class Representative - Kathy (Taylor) Edlund

Franklin and JoAnne (Hagen '69) Johnson moved to the O regon Coast

Mark and Sheri (Slein) Scholz live in

Adrian is a staft a n esthetist with Kaiser

Al bu q u erq u e, N.M., where Mark i s a

Foundation Hospitals in Portland, O re.

after Frank retired. Frank now sllpervises

f u n d -ra i sin g director at IFS and Sheri

.tudent teachers as a n adjunct professor

works for B IA.

at P a c ific University. H e i s also a wine

Stan Hoobing a n d his w i l e , C a r o l , moved

steward at a local establishment.

to Boise, I d aho, where h e is the interim

JoAnne retired from senior services in

pastor at Redeemer Lutl,eran C h u rc h .

Portland a n d is looking for part-time

1973 Class Representative - Nikki Martin

social work in the North Coast area.

Gary S u nd and D e n i c e I r i s h w e r e married S e pt. 28 in Sequ im, Wash. G ary i s a n attorney a n d D e n i c e i s a social worker. T h e c o u p l e honeymooned in New O rl e a n s a n d the Caribbean.

1967 Class Re presentative - Angie

Barry Slewart died Sept. 6. After PLU,

Class R e p resentative - J a c k Oliver

from the U niversity of Washington. H e taught for 31 years and was h o n o r e d as

Pal (Morrison) Syron i s back at Moscow (Idaho) High School w or ki n g with special education students, She was previ ousl y in Hawaii for 10 years.

Teacher o f the Year in 1 990. B a rry was preceded i n death by his parents and two sisters. H e i s s u rvived by h i s adopt­ ed son, Chris, one grandson, one brother and two sisters.

PLU, Betty began her tea C h i n g career in

d i rector of e d u c ation sales at Lesson

the Vashon I s l a n d (Wash.) S c hool

Lab, I n c .

Class Representative - Michael Ford

1969 Class Representative - Rose (Lanes) Steiner

District. She moved to the Bethel S c hool District, where s h e stayed for 30 years. Betty retired in 1 990 as assistant super­ intendent for elementary e d ucation. She

Class Representative - Dave J ohnson

spent h e r retirement years traveling with

Gene Sharratt retired from his position as

survived by her h u s ba n d, three c h ildren

her h u s b a n d of 44 years, Christ. S h e is superintendent of the North Central

and seven gra n d c hi l d ren.

Educ ational Service District in Wenatchee, Wash., l>Jhere he served for 1 1 years. After receiving a master's degree at PLU, he earned a do ctorate from Washington State U niversity. H e taught f o r n i n e years, a n d then became

1 968

Betty Vel l i a s d ied Oct. 8. After receiving a master's degree in educ ation from

1974 Barry received a master of arts degree

Class R e p resentative - G a ry Powell

John Oberg has a new position as

( N i cholson) Magruder

1966

1 976

a n elementary school principal, a n assis­ tant superintendent and superintendent. Gene a n d his wife, Carol. are building a home in Cle Elum, Wash.

S a l l i e Wenzen d i e d O c t. 1 5. S a l l ie carne to PLU after having five c h i l d re n . She received both her bachelor's and mas­ ter's degrees from PLU, taught in several c a pacities and c o n c ilided her career in the Bethel S c hool District i n Span away, Wash. She was a vollinteer at C a m p Leo J uvenile D i a betes camp and a member of Shepherd 0 1 the Hill Presbyterian Church. Sallie is survived by her husband of 47

Connie (Cook) Britt died Oct. 1 9 . Connie was a teacher at Bro okl a ke El em e n ta ry.

years, Dr. J o h n Wenzen; four sons and o n e dallghter; and seven g ra n d c hildren .

She co-developed the " Love and Honor"

Doug Anderson has a new position as manager and bookkeeper for the M c M i n nville (Ore.) Area Chamber of Commerce. H e previously owned Anderson Brothers Jewelers in M c M i nnville. H e has also worked as a

lassi Golf

MlIJ'k your cal ndar and Join rher supporters of PLU athletics in lhi fund raiser for our port teams! oon: Lunch I p.m.: Shotgun tart 6 p.m.: Dinner. :wards.

and Raffle

r - - -

o Yes, I'm interested!

s o c i a l worker 4 at the D e partment of Social and Health Services in

Sharon (Gransee) O'Brien died J u ly 29.

M a r i n County, Calif. Sharon i s s u rvived by two chtldren.

1970

Ric Swenson mo ved from Woodstock, Fine Art lile Enterprises. Ric's daughter,

Joan ( Nelson) Mattich

M u s e u m of A rt and David i s d i rector of

1971 Class Representative - Joseph Hustad J r,

Robert Shaw died Se pt. 26_ After PLU, Robert was a teacher and head of spe ci a l

Claudia Riiff Finseth's S c a ndinavian holi­ day-tradition story, " L u c i a , " was p u b ­ lished in the December issue of Cricket, the award-wi n n i n g literary magazine for

1975 Class Represe ntative - Ed Voie

Larraby, graduate d with a music degree from Bennington College last year

Joyce (Viele) Gregory d i e d April 26, 2002

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family and friends i n October. Ron is a trustee at the Long B e a c h (Calif.) human resources at COM Engineers

daughter, Donna; and son, Michael.

fony-Ucrgl.r{i)m•. net)

Class Representative - Leigh Erie and

Constructors I nc., i n Irvine, Calif.

Address:

or e·mail :

1977

c e lebrated their 25th anniversary with

LaCuran

Vt., to San Antonio, Texas, to manage

Bremerton, Wash.

David Schnur and Ronald Nelson '75

Class Representative - Lois (Wehmann)

ago. H e is s urvived by his wife, J anet;

l i l l O SE IOoth, Renton, IN" 98059

activities and their lives. Connie i s sur­

E l a i ne Cook '76; brothers, Steven '76, and Keith '76; and sister, Teri.

Lakewood, Wash., retiring several years

( Plt!:tsc m a i l to To ny Gerger

since 1997.

Ward Weaver was r e c e ntl y promoted to

education at Clover Park High School in

N.lll1e:

c h i l d ren's biggest fan in their s ports

principal at Shelton (Wash.) High SchooL H e was an assistant principal at Shelton

K e n d ra, Matthew and Caitlin; mother,

UJU ­

panaway. W

" O peration Teen Resp ec t." She was her

vived by her husband, Mark; c h i ldren,

1 98 1 , when she b e c a m e a court c l erk f o r

Th

abstin e n c e education program called

Rick Wells has a new position as interim

seasonal tax-preparer for 1 0 years.

Aher PLU, Sharon taught sc hool until

June 20, 2003

curriculum, which became the founda­

tion ·for a n at i o n a l l y recognized youth

Dennis Jaraczeski is a commercial loan

c h i l d ren. C l a u d i a has p u blished many articles and a book related to the cultur­ a l traditions of S c a n d inavia.

oHicer at B a nn e r B a n k i n Renton, Wash.

1978

He lives in Kent, Wash., with his wife,

Kirk Nelson is vice president of policy

Roxann, and d a ughter, J e ssica.

a n d faw at Owest, Washington, s i n c e 1 999.

Adrian Kalil represented the San Diego Swim M a sters a n d DSST a n d brought

Bruce Neswick, c a non for music at SI.

home seven top-ten finishes for the

Philip's Epi s c o p a l Cathedral in Atlanta,

U.S.A. at the Games in Sydney,

recently played hymn festivals for the

Australia, in N o v e m b e r. He earned a

Nashville chapter o f the American Guild

g o l d m e d a l in the men's 4 x 100 freestyle

of O rg a ni s ts and for Louisville

relay, setting a new I G LA/G a m e s record

Presbyterian Seminary, the latter in cele­

by over 30 s e c o n d s and a silver m e d a l in

bration of that institution's 1 50th anniver­

the men's 4 x 100 med ley relay. H e also

s a ry. For the Lou isvil l e event, Bruce

placed fou rth in the 200 freestyle a n d i n

wrote a hymn-anthem s etti n g of the

survived by her husband, Stephen '72, a

the 4 x 50 m e d l e y relay. T h e g a m e s were

Kentucky Harmony tune " B ray," with

network admin istrator at SERRV

held a t the Olym p i c c o m p l ex and i n c l u d ­

new words by Thomas Tro ege r. In mid­

International i n New Windsor, M d ,

ed 1 ,340 swi m m e rs from 25 c o u ntries.

O c tober, Bruce cond ucted a d i o c esan

from inflammatory breast canc er. She is

30 PLU SCENE SPRING 2002 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES


c horal festival in Houston, for which he wrote an anthem, "I Appeal to Yo u." Trina Anderson is looking for fellow nurs­

ing classmates Istill in n u rsing or not) who graduated in May, August or December of 1 978. She is also looking forward to a 25th reunion event. plun ur�e@Webtv.n et

1979 Class Representative - David and Teresa I H ausken) Sharkey Wayne Anthony taught English at Chengdu College of Education in China this fall as a participant in a teacher exchange program between Edmonds Commu nity College and Chengdu College of Edu cation.

where he started a private practice in hand, orthopaedic surg ery. He is also involved in men's ministry and enjoys his family and the outdoors. Mike and his wife, Joann e, h ave three children, Kirsten, 1 3, Shannon, 7, and J a cob, 6. Ron Anderson accepted a transfer with

Therapeutic Associates I n c., to Liberty Lake, Wash. As the re gional director, he heads tile new division. Ron and his wife, Becky IBab ington '81), now live in Li berty Lake, a suburb of Spokane, with their four c h i l d ren, Max, 1 3, Jake, 10, Sam, 5, and Bryn, 2. Sharon Friedrich has a new position as

senior associate attorney at McKinley & I rvin, PLLC. Her practice focuses on complex family law litigation. Sharon was previously at Hermes Law Firm in Everett, Wash.

1 980 Cfass Representative - Phil Waldner

Douglas Rogelstad and Theresa Mason

198 1

were married Aug. 30 in Portland, (lre. Douglas is the systems administrator and Theresa is i n c harge of scheduling home health nurses, both at Legacy Hospitals.

Marta ICronholm) Runnels and her hus­ band, R i c k, moved to Cincinnati i n 1 988. Rick is a 757 captain with Delta Airlines and Marta is a part-time public relations associate at St. U rsula Villa, where her daughters, Carlyn, 1 2, and Caylie, 9, attend school.

1984 Class Representative - Mark Ch ristofferson Steve lucky is a Lt. Col. i n the U.S. Air

Edna Giesler and Larry Staerkel were

married Nov. 9. Edna works at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh. Mike Kintner i s the new vice president

and loan officer of NCW Community Bank i n Wenatchee, Wash. He is a 1 997 gradu­ ate of Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, a 1 992 graduate of Northwest Intermediate Commercial Lending School, and holds a master's degree in International Management from the University of Denver.

Force. He was transferred from Offutt AFB in Omaha, Neb., where he served a s t h e executive assistant to the deputy commander, U . S. Strategic Command, and assigned to Malmstrom AFB i n Great Falls, Mont., where he lives with his wife, Cheryl l U ileland '83), and two daughters.

1985 Class Representative - Janet (Olden) Regge Steven Weston and his wife, Evelyn, are

1 982 Class Representative - Paul Collard

serving as c o - pastors at First Lutheran Church in Renville, Minn. They have three sons, Samuel, 9, Benjamin, 7, and Jonathan, 3.

1983 Class Repres entative - David Olson Stephanie INefson) Mantey has a new

position as a human resource represen­ tative a t Kyocera America, Inc. She was previously the human resource manager at AVX where she worked for 1 6 years. AVX, a subsidiary of Kyocera, c losed their Va n c o uver, Wash., location David and Wendy IVermeer) Houshofder

and their 13-year-old son, Lars, five in H u ntington Bea c h, Calif., where D avid is the new senior pastor a t G race Lutheran Church. www.gracehb.org

Herbert Becker is a pediatric ophthal­ mologist specializing in retjna surgery. His other work interests i n c l ude pediatric trauma, HIV, premature ba bies and tumors. Herbert and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of 4-year-old twins, Madison and Cros by. pedsretina@hotmail.com Seo" Higgins was recently assigned

commander of the U.S. Naval Station at Rota, Spain. He was previously the exec­ utive oflicer at the Naval base at Port Heuneme, Calif., for four years. Scott and his wife, Louise IM acDonald '85), are the parents of three sons and one daughter. Leanne IGalati) Davis accepted a posi­

Mike McNamara moved from Everett, Wash., back to Anchorage, Alaska,

ti o n as senior economist with Seattle Public Utilities in June. She is responsi-

ble for all financial planning for Seattle's drainage and wastewater utility. Leanne and her husband, Antonio, have two chil­ dren, Matias, 4, and Elena, 1 .

1 987 Class Re presentative - D a rren H a mby Dan lee died O ct. 2 1 . Dan received a

bachelor of arts degree in a c counting from St. Martins College in Olympia before coming to PLU and earning an MBA. He worked for Weyerhaeuser for 21 years, his last position as an engi neer­ ing project manager. His many interests i n c l uded fishing, sports, music and especia lly his family and friends. Dan is survived by his wife of 24 years, J anet, and two daughters, Mikkel and B renna. Brian Steves is

the band and orchestra d i rec­ tor at Kamiak High School in the Mukilteo IWash.) Sc hool District. In November, his 1 88 member marching band was one of 1 2 bands selected from more than 300 bands that completed the exhaustive application process to perform i n the Macy's Tha nksgiving Day Parade in New York City. The parade is televised and watched by more than 65 million people. Kamiak was the first Washington state band to partici pate in the parade. Brian has been at Kamiak since 1 993. Mark Miner died Oct. 9. Aher PLU, Mark worked in Tacoma and Seattle before returning to Philomath, O re" to join the family real estate appraisal business. I n 1998, he m oved t o Eugene, Ore., t o work a s a Web designer, returning to Corvallis i n 1999 as a Macintosh c o mputer con­ sultant and free· lance Web designer Mark served on the board of directors of the Maci ntosh Computer User Group; he also enjoyed swimming, surfing, triathlons and photog raphy. M a rk mar­ ried Katherine Vickers in J uly 200 1 . He is survived by his wife, and son, Kai.

1988 Vunus Vusoll is the senior lecturer i n the

computer science and IT department at the local university in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Aher PLU, he worked as a pro-

du ction sup ervisor at Hewlett-Packard in Malaysia for a short time. Yunus then returned to PLU where h e c o m pleted a master's degree. His previous position was as the IS security qual ity assurance manager at a bank in Malaysia. Shelley IJohnson) and Shawn '89 Langston moved to Sequim, Wash.,

where Shawn has a new position as prinCipal at Sequim High S c h ool and Shelley i s the director of special servic­ es. They have two daughters, Brittany, in ninth grade and Kelsey, in seventh grade.

1989 Class Representative - Lisa (H ussey) Ferraro Cullin (McBride) Contino and her hus­

band, Mark , moved to the East Bay area of California, where Mark is the market­ ing manager for TopCon Positioning Systems and Cullin is a neuroscience specialist for Bristol-Myers SqUibb.

1 990 Class Representative - Sean Neely and Angel Vahsholtz-Anderson

1 99 1 Shana IWeatherly) Osmer is a consultant

for Creative Memories, teaching scrap­ booking tec h niques and selling albums and supplies. Sco" Faulkner and Andrea Lenz were

married O c t. 26 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd i n Reno. Scott is the executive director of the Reno Chamber Orchestra. He was named one of the top 10 business leaders i n the state under the age of 40, by the Nevada Business Journal in the October issue. Andrea is a n associate professor of music at the U n iverSity of Nevada, Reno. Jeremy Desel was hon ored with four

Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sc iences in December. His investigative report, "Nyla bone," led to a national product recall. This year, Jeremy was also named "Texas Television Reporter of the Year" by the H o uston Press Club and honored with a Dallas Press Club "Katie" award. Jeremy lives in H ouston and is beginning his fihh year with KHOU -TV, a CBS affiliate.

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Angela Schaer a n d Timothy Kaufmann '90 were married Nov. 2 at M e a d owcreek

Melanie Herrell recently c h a n g ed her

wife, Jenny (Robinson) '95, was on the

last n a m e to S a i n t James. She complet­

sidelines to c h e e r l1im on at the end of

B o ise, I d aho, with their son, I s a a c, I .

G o l f Resort I n New M e a d ows, I d a ho.

ed her doctor of min istry degree in spiri­

the Hawaii race, which consists of a 2.4-

B r i a n i s a s o c i a l studies teacher at

Angela i s a n attorney at MoHatt, Thomas,

tual formation a t Azusa ICalif.) P a c ific

mile swim in the P a c ific O c ean, a 1 1 2-

Timberline H i g h S c hool.

B arrett, R o c k, Fields, Chtd., a n d Timothy

University.

m i l e b i k e ride a n d a 26.2 m i l e run. His

i s a s m a l l business owner.

t i m e was 1 0 hours, 14 minutes a n d 46 seco nds. Clark is a n environmental spe­

1 994 Class Representative - D a n Lysne a n d

1991 Karen lee and Glenn Young were

Catherine IOveriand) Hauck

married May 25 at Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

cia list lor the Nisq ually I nd i a n Tribe, a n d Jenny is a teac her. They l i v e in Olym p i a .

Ann Huber a n d D ave Taylor were m a r­

wedding. Karen i s a senior client servic­

skills after completing h e r ma ster's

es represe ntative at M a n a g ement

degree in August. They p l a n to return to

Research G r o u p i n Portland, Maine.

Scoll lester received a master's degree

Seattle.

i n business admin istration from the

in San Diego, where D ave i s a m e c h a n i ­ c a l d e s i g n engineer at S o l a r Turbines, Inc. a n d Ann i s periecting her surfing

cal edu cation at Hawkins M i d dle S c h ool

Brian Zuber

in the North Mason S c h ool D istrict i n

were m a rried

Shelton, Wash.

April 27 at Newcastle C o u n try Club.

Amy Brizee and Justin Bra d l ey

Heather Cheatham were in the wedding

were married

party. Stacey i s the charter seat coordi­

wife, Stephanie Page-lester '95, recently moved to Issaqu ah , Wash.

Ind octrination Course at the OHicer

Wash. She is also a s u bstitute teacher i n

three years.

(Wash.) Golf a n d

I n d o c trination School. Naval Education

Navy. He recently completed the OHicer

a t U p p e r Valley C o - o p Preschool for

Stacey Broderson and

a n d Tra i n i n g Center i n Newport, R . I .

David Benson i s a lieutenant in the U.S.

i n the M uki lteo IWash.) S c hool District.

t h e district. Previously s h e was a tea c h e r

p o l i c e oHicer a n d Valerie works at AT&T Wireless.

Janel (Broderson) McFeat '99, Kristi ( Benson) Repp '97, Joy (Zumbrunnen) Ross '96, Jill (Zumbrunnen) Humphrey '96, Ryan Brode rson '96, Amanda Cheatham and

Kelly Shepherd is a n assistant principal

C a s c a d e S chool B o a r d i n Leavenworth,

ma rried Nov. 9 in S eattl e. D avid i s a

Alan lee i s t e a C hi n g s c i e n c e and p hysi­

University of Phoenix last fall. H e a n d his

Teddy Rieke i s a new m e m b e r of the

David Quiggle a n d Valerie B u n g e were

1 995

Mary Marsh '91, David "Beek" Hanson '91, Karl Swenson '91, Renate DeWees Sorg '91, Ron Crump '91 , Kaaren IGoeller) Bloom '92, Bill Bloom '90, Abe Beeson '93, and Jim Hansen '90 attended the

ried Aug. 31 in M a rshall, M i n n . They live

Brian Walker and his wife, Sara, live in

Clark Halvorson competed i n t h e gruel­ ing I r o n m a n Triathlon World Championship i n Kailua-Kana, Hawaii, in

Aug. 24 in B end,

nator for the Seattle Seahawks a n d

Ore. Amy and

B r i a n is C O D of S i l v e r Cloud I n ns a n d

J ustin are com­

Hotels. They l i v e in K i r k l a n d , Wash.

mu nity justi c e

Octo ber. H e finished 278th out o f 1 ,455

oHicers for the

Brian Watson is artist in residence at

finishers, i n c l u d i n g professionals, Irom

Clear Creek Elementary School in

around the world. Only 1 ,600 triathletes

Silverdale, Wash. He teaches art to first­

of more than 50,000 hopefuls qualify lor

through sixth-grade students. He also

the world championship. Clark qua Iilied

c o ntinues his professional art c a reer a s

at the Ironman C a n a d a in August, where

a scu lptor a n d painter. www. collectivevi­

his d a u g hters, Emily and M a i a , were a bl e

1996

sions. com

t o c r o s s the finish l i n e w i t h him. Cla rk's

Class Representative - Steve a n d Kim

D e s c h utes County l O re.) J uvenile D epartment.

Erica (Wood) Row received a maste r's degree in music from M a n n e s College of M us i c in M a n h attan, N.Y., in May. S h e i s a u ditioning for a p prenticeships with regional opera companies and is planning to give a recital i n New York in the fall.

( Nadon) Leifsen

lisa ITreadwell) lawrence and her h u s ­

I n M emori um

1 97 1

Steven Cook and Rachel Jones were married Nov. 2. Heidi Stout '98, Lori G ri m berg, Jenny IChase') Myers '00, Erik larson '96, Brian Anderson '97, Kevin Myers '00, Stephen Schubert '95 & '96, Bruce Story '94, Jay Torgerson '00, Andy Grimbe rg '98, and Jeremy C o o k were i n

1 939

Cathy (HarzOQ) Pedersen died O c t 8,

t h e wedding party. Steven and Rachel

Wesley Gabno died Aug �1.

1 972

1938

1 970

Golden. IGerritz) Robinson died Sept 15.

Joseph Bushnell died Nov 9.

Carol Snyder di ed Nov. ,z. 1942

1948 Gusta' Anderson diad Nov.

Joyce IViele) Gregory dtad April 26, 2002

12.

1 95 9 Don Douglas di ad Nov 1 . D o rothy Cabla died July 22. 1 96 1

Chuck Larson diad Sept 1 1 .

1 963 Valene McCreedy died Oct. 20. Emn Marlow lIied In November, 1967 Bany Stewart died Sept &. 1 969

live i n Tacoma.

Misty (Banks) Smith is the new head girls'

1 997

School in Puyallup. She i s also a teacher

Class Rep resentative - Andrew and

and the girls' track and field coach.

Bethany Barham a n d Troy Nyholm were

Connie (Cookl Britt dle d Oct

19.

Hanna Peterson received a master's of

1 976

divinity degree from Fuller Theologi c a l

Betty ValDas diad Oct a

S emin a ry i n Pasadena, Calif., on J un e 1 5,

S allie Wenzen died Del

Herlocker

Stephanie (Merle) Tomlinson

1 974

Arnold Towe died Del 8.

1 998 Class Rep resentative - S h a n non

basketball coach at Emerald Ridge High

Raben Shaw died Sept 26.

Frank Evancich died Sept 25.

b a n d , J o s h , o w n Southern Crosse, a wine import/export brokerage c o m p a ny.

IS.

Patricia German died Nov. 21.

2002. She was ordained as a minister of

married June 15 at the United Methodist Church i n Redmond, Wash. Bethany is a research assistant at the U n i versity of Washington a n d Troy is a pilot.

word and sacrament in the Presbyterian C hu rc h, USA, on Dec. 1, at College Place

1 987

Michael H alter and Dana Robertson

Presbyterian C h u r c h i n Walla Walla,

were married April 6, 2002, in Redmond,

Dan Lee died Oct 2 1 .

Wash., a n d installed a s the new associ­

Wash. M i c h a e l is a n i n d e p e nd e nt con·

Mark Miner died Oct. 9,

ate pastor at Hollister ICalif.} First

sultant for the I d a ho D e partment of

Presbyterian Church on Dec. 8.

Water Resources and D ana i s working

1 990 Judith Squires died Dec. 3,

200 1 Kara Zander died Nov. 26.

on h e r master's degree in public aHairs.

Corie Roberts has a new position a s phys­ ical education teacher i n the Enumclaw (Wash.) School District. She was previ­ ously at S u m n e r (Wash.) High School.

Sharon IGransaal O' Brien died July 29

32 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

She i s also a public aHairs coordinator for the Lee Pesky Learning Center.

Bethany Daugherty a n d Jonathan Tilley were married in D e nmark Nov. 9.

Mark Brannlors was promoted to M i c rosoft systems a d m i n ist ra tor at Good

Jessica Ross and Dan Shaw were ma r­

S a m a ritan Hospital.

ried M a y 18 at Ohme Gardens in


Wenatchee, Wash. Natasha Morrisson

"Friends," "Will and Grace," and "The

'99 and Bethany Barham '98 were in the

American M u sic Awards."

wedding p arty. Jessi c a is a n envi ron­ mental c o o rdinator for the City o f Wenatc h e e and D a n w o r k s at Farwest I ro n Works.

Cathy Harper and Dan ShaHer were mar­ ried May 1 1 , 2002, i n Puyallup. Cathy is a senior auditor at Moss Adams LLP in Seattle a n d Dan is a controller.

1999 Class Representative - Ka rle n e M i les

Ann Cordts and Mark Woodard were married Nov_

Elizabeth Kinney received an LL.B. degree fro m the University of Victoria,

Fac ulty of Law. Victoria, British Columbia, in May 2002_

Marissa Ling and Bryan Vanderslice were married Sept. 8 in Las Vegas. A reception will follow in Honolulu. Marissa is a claims adjuster at State Farm I n s uran c e and Bryan i s a n o perations

m a n ag er.

2, in Auburn, Wash.

They

are stationed at New River Marine Air Station near J acksonville, N.C., where M a rk is a pilot for the U.S. Marines. They

> P l ease fill out as muc h information below as possi b l e,

recently bought a new house and plan to

inc luding city of residen c e and work. Feel free to use another

live there for three years.

pie c e of pap er, but p l ease limit your submission to l Oa words.

Collette Broady and Joshua Preiss were

a space available basis. Notes will be edited for eontent.

married M a r c h 1 6, 2002. i n M i n n e a p o lis.

Dead line for the next issue of Scene is Friday, March 28, 2002.

Photos are wel come, but only one photo will be used, and on

Lauren Woodside '00, Katrina (Schwartz) Erickson '00, Jacob Broady '01, and Stacey Schadler '01 p a rt i c i pated i n the ceremony. Col lette is a n intern pastor a t

NAME (LAST, FIRST.

MAIDEN)

PLU CLASS YEAAIS)

Resurrection Lutheran C h u r c h i n Franklin

Todd Hughes j o i n e d the tax division at

Park, I II., and Joshua i s a Ph.D. stu d e n t in

H u ghes P a n a g i o tu, P.S . , a Tac o m a -based

p h i lo s ophy.

SPOUSE

SPOUSES PlU CLASS YEARISl l f APPLICABLE

STRE E T A D D R E S S

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CITY STATE

ZIP

retirement plan admi nistration a n d CPA firm. H e will practice i n q u a lified retire­ ment plan research and plan design. Todd recently gradu ated from G o nzaga

A ng i e Lucas a nd Matt Hayes were mar­

Mandy Mai nard a n d Alex Englund were

C h u r c h . Camilla Fredrikson '99, Rachael (Radek) Urban '00, and Kristin Ross '00 we re bridesmaids. Erika (Bennett) Lucas '99 a nd Dave Urban '00 a l s o p a rt i c i pated

married J u n e 29 a t First Evangelical

i n t h e ceremony.

Law S c ho o l .

Lutheran Church i n Mt. Vernon, Wash. The w e d d i n g party i n c l uded Sommer

Everson '00 and Kelli Mainard '97. M a n dy i s a kind ergarten teacher in the S e d ro-Woolley (Wash.1 S c h o o l District and Alex works at Skagit Ford and S u b a r u in B u rlington.

Melissa Hofcomb and Jeff Priester '00 were married O ct. 19 in C o l bert, Wash.

YES ...J NO ..J

ried J uly 6 at Oregon City Eva n g e l i c a l

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EMAllJWEBSITE POST

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Heide Humiston a n d Justin Maschhoff were married J u l y 1 4 in Ta c o m a . H e i d e

JOB TI llE

EMPLOYER

WORK ADDRESS

CITY, STATE. liP

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is a teacher and J ustin is a b i o l o g i st a n d tec h n i c a l s p e c ialist at Forest C o n c e pts, LLC.

2000 Class Hepresentative -Ashley Orr

MOrrlage Ino engag munts. please}

Adam Shantz '00 was i n the wedding pa rty. M elissa i s a l i e utenant i n the U . S .

Jenelle (Durkee) Mazzoncini is a h a i r

A r m y and is w o r k i n g as a registered

designer at Caru h S a l o n

n u rs e at Tripier Army M ed i c a l C e nter.

husband, J oey, is a student a t the

J e H is a residential e l e ctronics systems

University of Washington S c h o o l o f

d esigner at D e s i g n Systems, Ltd. They

M e d i c i n e . T h e y live i n Seattle.

&

Spa and h e r

SPOUSE'S NAME IfIAST. MIOOLE. MAIOEN. LAST)

OATE/PLACE Of MARRIAGE

SPQUSE"S OCCUPATION

live in K a n e o h e, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu.

Corey Dunn received a master's degree i n mathematics from the University of

Keith Pulley a n d

Oregon in June_ He is now a Ph.D. stu­

R e n e e Rutledge

dent at the University of Oregon.

Birth

were married Aug. 10 i n Portland, Ore.

Rob Resendez

'00 a n d Scott Schuler '00 were in the wedding party. Keith received

a n M B A from Willamette University a n d is u n derem­

ployed a n d l o o k i n g for a job i n the Portland are a . R e n e e i s a student.

Shayna Cusack and Maca Hamilton

CHILO'S NAM£ (FIRST. MIOOLE.

LAs'n

BIRTH DATE

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were married July 1 9 in Vancouver, Wash. Betsy Ruud '00, Tharen Michael '00, Whitney Freed '01, Amy Friedrich '00, and Holly Peterson '01 w e re in the wed­ ding. Shayna is a fo urth -gr a d e teacher in

SIBLI NGS/AGES

Promol!ollS/Awards

the Kalama (Wash.) S c h o o l District and M a c o is the you th coordinator at Mt.

View High S c h o o l . They h o n eymooned in

NAME

C a n c u n , Mexico. TITLE Of POSITION/COMPANY/AWARD/ DATE ASSUMED

Nicholas Baeth c o mpleted his master of s c i e n c e d e g ree at the U niversity of

Angela O'Brien was promoted to page

N e b raska-Li n c o l n i n D e c ember 200 1 . He

d e p a rtment c o o rd inator for A u d i e n c e s

i s pursuing a Ph.D. in mathematics at

U n limited at U n iversal Studies. They

U N L and was the winner o f the U N L

c o o rdinate the a u d i e n c e for most sit­

E m e ritus Faculty Fellowship for t h e 2001 -

c o ms and award shows i n c luding

2002 s c h o o l year.

> MAIL TO: Offi c e of A l u m n i & Pa rent Relations, PLU, Ta coma, WA 98447-0003; FAX: 253-535-8555; E-MAIL: alumni@plu.edu;

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Katherine IPeloza) Baeth completed a

master's degree in music pertormance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln I U N L) in August. She is teaching private flute lessons and is the editorial assistant for the Journal of the American Musicological Society. Amy Schouten

and Kevin Green were married Sept. 28 i n Seanle. Rebecca Wells '01 , Ruth Ann Hagglund Rouse '99, and Yeilyn Serrano '99 were

in the wedding party. Kevin is a com­ poser Heather Hochhalter and Satoshi Shimoji

were married Aug. 17 at Robillswood House in Bellevue, Wash. Kathleen Pizzolatto '99

and Take Sato were in the wedding pa rty. Heather is a rehabilitation services aide at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle and Satoshi is a software engineer at Pioneer Te ch nologies in Olympia. Tim O ' N e i l l is

a

product manager for S a lton, Inc , a housewares company in Lake Forest, I I I . Their products include the G e orge Forem a n Grill and Looney Tunes and Scooby-Doo lice nsed prod­ ucts. Brandy t:Roy i s a registered n u rse in

surgical specia lties at Oregon Health and S cience Unive rsity i n Portland. Suzanne Sampson is a combat informa­

tion center and electronic warfare offi­ cer in the U.S. Navy. Nate Grygorcewicz has a new position teaching social studies in the S helton IWash.) Sc hool District. He previously taught in the Tumwater IWash.) School District.

2001 Class R e p resentative - Keith Prallghofer and Linda IHutson) Pyle Linda Dauer and Travis Irish were mar­ ried June 9, 200 1 . Linda is a health and art tea c her in the Copenhagen INY) School District and Travis is a staH ser­ geant in the U S. milita ry. ·JoAnne landis and D a niel Buhl were

married Aug. 31 in Tacoma. JoAnne is a teacher in the Federal Way IWash.) School District. Emily lentz and Kyle Grunenfelder were

married July 6 in Puyallup. Emily is a nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital, and Kyle is a teacher in the Bethel S c hool District. Kara Zander died Nov. 26 of c a rbon monoxide poisoning. Kara most recently worked at the Acad emic Book Center i n Portland, Ore., and looked forward to taking graduate courses to reach her goal to be an eleme ntary school coun­ selor. She is survived by her parents, Glen '71 and Cecilia ISatterthwait '73) Zander and two brothers, Joel and Jeremy.

Camilla Fjeldstad and Daryl Miller were married July 9 in Portage, Wis. Camilla is a translator and interpreter, and Daryl is a hot end technician.

Katrina Richardson and Scan Butler

were married March 23, 2002, in Winthrop, Wash. Katrina i s a registered nurse at Sa cred Heart Hospital and Scan i s a firelighter, both in Spokane, Wash. They recently bought their first home.

Jeffrey Priester and Melissa Holcomb

'99 were married O ct. 19 in Colbert, Wash. Adam Sha ntz '00 was in the wed­ ding pa rty. Jeffrey designs and installs electronic systems at Design Systems, Ltd., and Melissa is a registered nurse at Tripier Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

organist at St. John the Evangelist Church in West Chester, Ohio. St. John's is a Catholic parish 01 more than 2,400 families, a c hoir, and a beautilul pipe organ and piano. wwwstjohnwc.org Elisabeth Mclain and Michael Saulibio

were married April 26, 2002, at Point Deliance Lodge in Tacoma. Elisabeth works in Environmental Services at PLU, and Michael is a second lieutenant and nurse in the U.S. Army. Colleen lorenz

is serving in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps IJVC) as a program assistant at St. Joseph L...______.J Center/Bread & Roses Cale in Venice, Calif. The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is the oldest and largest Catholic lay volunteer program in the U.S. Jesuit Volunteers commit them­ selves for one year to the four tenets 01 the JVC: spirituality, simple living, com­ munity and social justice. Dahli langer is a Teen PRIDE advocate for family and chi ldren'S services in the P R I D E Program in Minneapolis. PRI D E helps women and teens get out o f pros­ titution through advocacy and support­ ive services. She rec ently purchased a condominium in downtown Minne apolis.

in sports medicine Irom Oregon State University and Tiffany IWi l i i ngham) Dirks '(II received a master's degree in edu cation from Western Oregon University, both in 2002. Tiffany is a special educ ation reading specialist a t Dayton Elementary Sc hool and Ryan is working on his Ph.D. in sports medicine at Oregon State University.

Angeles were married July 2 1 . Courtney i s a social worker a t the Washington State Department of Social and Heal th Services and Felix is a student.

Futu re Lutes 1984 Dawn IMcCalley) Darby and her hus­

band, Paul, announce the birth 01 Cessalie Margare t on Oct. 13. She joins Ashleigh, 7, William, 6, Philip, 4, and Haylee, 3.

1985 Rebecca ITorvend) Rainsberger and her

husband, Frank, announce the birth of their lirst child, Rex Torvend, o n Oct. 2 1 .

Tyler K a l b erg is an a c count coordinator

at JayRay, a comm u n i cations consulting agency, with oHices in Se attle and Tacoma.

34 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

1 987 David and Karen IDurham '90, '96) Harkness

announce the birth of Christina Rose on May 23, 2002. She joins Sarah Leanne, 5. David is a police oHicer for the City 01 Lake Forest Park IWash.), and Karen teaches private violin lessons. 1988 lisa I N orris) Lampe and Calvin lampe

announce the birth of Rory Arthur on Sept. 16. He joins Ethan, 3. Lisa is ta king a long maternity leave. She will return to work, part-time, as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court Calvin is a fihh-grade tea c he r at Englewood Elementary in S a lem. Mary Eun and her husband, John,

announce the birth of their daug hter, Danica Gracie, on Nov. 1 8. Mary is a sup­ ply chain manager for Weyerhaeuser Company in Nap erville, III. Cynde I Laur}

husband, Darren, announce the birth of their son, Tallin Kai, on Nov. 22. Tallin joins a brother, Kele Tamas, 1. Darren was recently hired at the Tacoma Fire 'Department as a firefighter and Cynde continues as the EMS coordi­ nalor at MultiCare Medical Center. Cynde also wrote the chapter on communicable diseases in the recently published text­ book, "Pediatric Core Curriculum." 1989 Kristin ICarlile) Houle announces the

birth o f her daug hter, Natalie Erin, on Aug. 31. She joins Madeleine, 2.

1986 Knut Torvik and Michele Larson

announce the bi rth 0 1 their first child, Cecilia, on May 1. They recently trans­ lerred to Hous ton where Knut works lor ConocoPhillips. Kathy IEbel) Perlot and her husband,

Mike, announce the birth of Justin Brandt o n Nov. 8. Kathy is a teacher at Ha nlord Middle School in Richland, Wash.

2002 Class Representative - N i cholas Gorne and Brian Riehs

photo. Joseph is a research scientist a t Micro En coder, I n c., in Kirkland, Wash. P a rthenia has leh her practice as a fam­ ily physician to be a stay-at-home mom.

Rivers and her

Ryan Dirks received a ma ster's degree

Courtney Manar-Garnett and Felix Joy Barber is serving with Literacy AmeriCorps. She teaches citizensh ip and English as a second language classes at the Chinese Information and Service Center in the International District 01 Seattle.

Michael Dailey has a new position as

Joseph Tobiason and his wife,

Parthenia, announce the birth of Evan Joseph on Dec. 8. Evan is two hours old in the

Paal Ryan and

his wile, Liz, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Angelo , �__":"'_�1L:II. on July 26. Paal is the head of the mechanical engineering department at lE. Inc., a mechanical and electrical consulting firm in iRenton, Wash. Beth Vorderstrasse and Eric P h i l l i ps

'87 announce the birth of Annika Margaret on Aug, 25, 200 1 . Beth and Eric both work at Washington State University.


1990

Heidi (Porter) Stenzel and h e r h u s b a n d ,

Jane ( Stewart) Bjork a nd her husband, Kevin, a n n o u n c e their adoption of Brody Christian, who was born i n R o m a n i a on Feb. 1 4, 200 1 . H e joins Ally J a ne, born in

Casey, announce the birth

01 Cade

transferred h i s fina n c i a l p l a n n i n g, prac­

Alexa n d e r on N o v , 7, H e i d i is a stay-at­ home mom and Casey works for M i c rosoft.

1994

B u lg a ria on M a y 7, 200 1 .

Larry Oeal and Lisa Simonsen announce Katy (O'Connor) and Steve '89 Vitcovich a n n ou n c e the birth of Benjamin Patrick on J une 2 5 , 200 1 . Katy i s

the v i c e president of h u m a n resources at U R M Stores, Inc., a n d Steve is the general manager of J . Curry and Associates both i n S p o ka n e, Wash.

the birth of Keith Robert on Sept. 19. He

Julie ( K rah) Nock a n d her h u s band, Brad, a n n o u n c e the birth o f D e a n Dale on J u ly 1 1 , J ulie stays home with D e a n t e a c h er, They live in LQuisville, C o l o ,

Mark Van Beek a n d h i s w i f e , Carrie,

01 Maxwell James in

March 2002. H e joins Shalyn, 8, and Kendra, 8.

a n n o u nc e the

2 1 , 2002.

birth of Kelson M a tthew on May 24. Tri na is on leave from the E n u m c l aw (Wash,) S ch o o l District and Perry is a sales representative for

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D e laney Theresa o n Aug,

a n d h i s wife,

23. She joins

Donnie, 1 6, and J o rdan, 1 4.

a n n o u n c e the

on O ct. 1 3. Greg also received the

award from the Auburn (Wash.) School

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husband, D avid, a n n o u n c e the birth of their first child, Emily Lynn, o n April 6, 2002. Kristen is a free­

birth o f Ellie

lance c opy editor/proofreader and stay­

1 6, Father's D a y, 2002. Andrea is a first­

grade teacher i n the Camas S chool District. She a l s o recently completed her master's degree in reading a n d literacy, Aaron is a product manager for Boise Distribution. They l i v e in Vanc ouver, Wash., where they pu rc h a s ed their first home.

at-home mom. The J a udons live in Ballston Spa, N.Y.

1 998 Chyl Helms and David Smart a n n o u nc e Aaron linerud

the b i r t h o f t h e i r son, A m o r u s o D a v i d , on

and his wife,

July 4, Chyl is a registered n u rs e at

Jenna,

Tobago Regional Hospital on the island

a n n o u n c e the

of Tobago, West I n d i e s , S h e is taking

birth of their

time off to b e home full·time,

son, Aidan H u n te r, o n Sept. 5 , Aaron works i n sales

Karen (Leikem) and Lance '99 Kenmore

at White Water Forest Products in Spokane, J e n n a is a n emergency room s o c i a l worker at Kootenai M e d i c a l

announce the

Center in C o e u r d 'Afene, Idaho. They

Kelly Hoeckelberg­ Young and

birth of their

son, Mason

Jeffrey Young a n n o u n c e the

C l a re n c e

1 995

Edward, o n J u n e 20,

Trent and Kimbe rly (Carl '97) Erickson announce the birth of Elyse " E l lie" J ea n , o n Aug. 1 6 .

2000

birth of Braden

Mike a n d Kristen (Buckley '96) lee a n n ou n c e

Jeffrey on July 9,

Heidi Worthen

Care Center.

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a n n o u n c e the

District. He is also the wre stlin g coach.

1 993

U n iversity of Washington D i abetes

Andrea (Campbell) and Aaron '97 McCarty

15, 2002. She joins M ar c u s Roy, 2. Brian

25-year P u rple Award from the

I

i n Chicago.

purchased a new home in September.

Sadie, on Aug, 1 3,

a n n o u n c e the birth of Margaret Greta

gy from Trinity I nternational University

also received the 2002 Teacher of the Year

Lisa (Gilman) Swanson and

t h e b i r t h of

,------, John Ralston

Greg Felton and his wife, Ann,

master's degree in counseling psycholo­

Brian and Justine (Kroehl '96) Peterson

Don, a n n o u n c e

enjoying her time away from the office,

199 1

Group in Seattle,

h e r h u s b a nd,

e s high s c h ool math, and Kimberly is

d a u ghter, Taylor

works for

Washington Mutual's Capital M a rkets

Nu-Ray Metals in Auburn.

Katrina, 4, and James, 2. Joseph teach­

birth o f t hei r

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h u s b a nd, Pe rry,

Tanya,

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a n urgent c a re

announce the birth of Karli J ea n on May

Nathan on Feb.

14. He joins

01 Kyle

a n d Brad is a middle s c hool history

the birth of Luke

David on Nov.

Curtis, on J u n e

son, J o rd a n

May 8, He joins

Trina (Ourham) Peters and her

birth of Joshua

ann oun c e the

Jessica, 2, Val

Ed, a n n o u n c e

a nnoun c e the

birth of the i r

Matthew on

1 992

her husband,

Kimberly (Labes) and Joseph '92 King

announce the

Val and Kristine (Johnson) Meyer birth

joins Bruce Lorence, 2 .

anno unce the birth

Jan I Hodenstad) Stemple and

Curt and Rachelle (Snowdon) Mulder

tice back to Tacoma,

Gamble and her

t h e birth of

husband, J a son,

Michaet Owen

------, John Allen and Sarah (Nicholson '01) Hires announce the birth of Nehemiah Philip on Nov, 9. J o h n

Susan (Weiss) Walker a nd her

announce the

Lee on A u g . 22. H e joins William Grant,

husband, Scott,

birth 01 Hannah

2. Kristen received her master's degree

Elizabeth on

i n e d u c ation from WaShington State

a s o c i a l worker for the State of

Oct. 21, 200 1 .

University i n D e c e m b e r 2002 and is a

Washington and Sarah tele-commutes

announce the birth of Julia Grace on

S e pt. 25.

Jill (Felgenhauer) Williamsofl and her husba nd, Dave, a n n o u n c e the birth of Mason Ray on Nov, 9.

.tt. I,

E d Grogan and his wife, Kathy, birth of QUllln on the island of

MauL In April 2002, they returned to the

adolescents as

tea c h e r in the Kennewi c k IWa s h , )

part-time for Youth for Christ foster care

S c hool D istrict. Mike is a reporter at t h e

and i s a stay-at- h o m e mom.

Tri·City H e r a l d .

a n n o u n c e the on Feb, 1 4, 2002,

A l l e n works with

1 996 Tonya ( Pasinetti) McGowan and husband, Ryan,

Steve and Jennifer (Pearson) Cooper

m a i n l a n d to raise Quinn near lamily and

announce the

a n n o u n c e the birth o f Adam J a m e s on

friends. They recently completed their

birth of Elli

Oct. 20. H e joins Ryan, 2,

home in Gig H arbor, Wash., a n d Ed

cene

NCJ:[ Jrl1dlim ..'

for eta

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March 28, 2003

Marie on M a r c h 1 9, 2002.

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perspe tive contmucd from the back cover

with Mexico may cut through dry deserts, but we cominue [0 fight over the water i n the rivers, the Rio Grande and the Colorado River, especially. That's what I discovered when I wrote my most recent book, "Red Delta: Fighting for Life at the End of the Colorado River." I began work on the book d u ri ng my recent Fulbright Sen ior Scholar Fellows h i p i n Mexico. W h i l e working on my project o n " H u mani ties and the Environment," I visited the Mexican delta of the Colorado River. Not many Americans even know that the Colorado River empties i n [O the head G u l f of Cal i fornia, between Sonora and Baja Cal i fornia. I ts last 1 00 m iles now through the deserts of Mexico [0 this i n l and sea. It's perhaps a measure o f how far removed our way o f l i fe has made us, that we k now so l ittle about the ac tual river. We h ave p l umbed i t and dam m ed

La Flor del Desie rto blooms into an exquisite sunset that sweeps over the delta and the specta c ular Cienega.

it, choked it and subdued it, so that i t i s no longer even a river. It i s si mply the largest p l u mbing system in the

expected to grow to 38 million by 2020.

world-the work not of nature bLlt of

From San D iego and Los Angeles, to

armies of engineers and l awyers.

Las Vegas or Phoenix, we have taken

i tsel f, as a river, was forgotten. Our control of the river was com­

a

p lete. No stlldies were done o f the

I n d eed, the o n ly two species on the

h uge gamble that we could build a soci­

Colorado River not in danger of extinc­

ety in the arid desert hugely dependent

Freshwater fish have an endangerment

tion are engineers and lawyers.

o n this one river. After ycars of

and extinction race, i n the U n i ted

It's perhaps a measure ofhow far removed our way oflife has made us) that we know so little about the actual river. We have plumbed it and dammed i� choked it and subdued i� so that it is no longer even a river.

effects on hab i tats or species.

Cal i fornia using mil lions of gallons

States, that rivals that of the tropical

more than i rs legal allotment, the

rainforests. Bur rhe worst devas tation

Depart m e n t of thc I n terior is e n forcing

was reserved for the river's delta in

a S upreme C o u rt ruling that the state

Mexico. We simply rurned our back on

take only its fai r share, even as the pop­

i r. Americans took the river's water.

u latio n there m u l t i pl ies. In the desert

The devastation of the river's delta we

southwest, we are already at our l im i ts

gave to Mexico. \l\1e took the wealth.

in water use, but continue to grow as i f

They got the enviro n m ental costs.

water were a l i mitless resource. \'(lhat we h ave done in the desert is not a model of the wise use o f water.

And i t was a spectacular delta. Aldo Leopold, the great father of m odern environmentalism, explored the delta

The river was subjected to the principle

before rhe dams went in u priver. He

o f " [Otal use. To b u i ld this desert socj­

described ir in an essay as "a wilderness

"

ety, we had to take for ourselves virtual­

of m i l k and honey." How rich wa.s this

ly every drop of the water in the

river delta? To get an idea, you musr

Colorado River. I t req u i red the building

imagine this. A mericans are fam iliar

It is simply the largest plumb­

of about 90 dams and diversions 011 the

with the Grand Canyon. It is a symbol

Colorado Riwr, a 50-year frenzy of dam

of o u r national greatness , a part of our

ing system in the world.

cons truction. Every drop of water in

national psyche. Few think, when they

the river is actually used u p to three

see the canyon, where all tbat d i rt went.

times by h u mans. In dry years, not a

The answer is: the delta in Mexico.

Some 23 million A mericans turn on their faucets and Ollt nows water fro m t h e Colorado River. That n umber is

36 PLU SCENE SPRING 2003 > PERSPECTIVE

si ngle drop reaches the sea. \'(!i l d l i fe always came lasr. The river

Wirhout the silt fro m the Colorado River, Palm Springs would be

a

resort


town on the shores of the G u l f of

250 species of bi rd s many of them

the fi rst time that wildlife val ues, fo r

Cahfornia.

e n da n ge red l i ke the Yuma clapper rai l .

example, are included in the l aws that

The delta is two million acres in size, as

big

as

the state of Connecticut. It

,

T h i s revival sudden ly became an object lesson fo r both Mexicans and

govern the management of the Colorado River.

was more spectacular than the Nile

Americans-all we need to do in the

and Gan ges deltas, to which i t was

delta is ptovide a modicum o f water,

object lesson in how we have not man­

compared. B u t because it was i n

and the ecosystems will return. This is

aged our water resources wisely. It is

Mex.ico, i t is a huge blind spot for

the story of " Red Delta": the u nexpect­

not simply a problem in the arid south­

An1cricans.

ed revival of the great ecosystems in the

west, w h e r e water is relatively scarce. It

The delta o f the Colorado River i s an

Unt i l recently.

delta and the b i national e fforts to

is true here i n the Paci fic Northwest, as

And that is the story of "Red Delta,"

study and protect them. It's a grass­

well, where water is abun dant. We have

the amazi n g and u tterly u nexpected

roots e ffort that has reached to the very

revival of ecosystems in the Mexican

highest levels of the governments of both Mexico and the U n i ted States.

dam med OLl r rivers, and in the p rocess en dan gere d o u r nar. ive saLmon.

delta of the Colorado River. As water resources te tu r n ed, because of b u reau­

The effort to sllstain this u n l i kely

Puget Sound may look pristine on a gleaming s u m mer day, b u t each day we

cratic m istakes by the United S tates or

recovery in the Mexican desert means

d u mp more than a billion gal lons o f

because of h uge El N i no floods, l i fe i n

finding a mod i c u m o f water to sllstajn

pol l u ted water into t h i s precious

t h e desert d e l ta re tu rn ed. One o f the

t h e ecosystems. That Pllts the delta i n

inland sea. It is becoming da11gero usly

most spectacular marshes in N o rth

t h e heart o f t h e water wars i n t h e arid

poll u ted. The k i J ler whales of Puget

A merica has grown u p in the rich

southwest. Efforts are u nder way to get

S o u n d , to r example, are giving us a d i re

desert soils just 35 m i les south o f the

an amendment to the \ 944 Water

warn i ng at the momen t. Accord i ng

Arizona border with Mexico. The

Treaty with Mexico that would desig­

tox.icologists, they are the most con­

to

Cienega de Santa C lara is a 50,000 acre

nate a certain small amount of water

taminated m ari n e manul1als i n the

marsh-- that's 3.5 times the size o f

for ecological pu rposes. M uch progress

wo rl d . Their n u m bers h ave been declin­

M an hattan Island. I t's home t o some

has been made, as the book shows. It is

i ng for abou t eight years. They live on salmon, l ike many hu mans. They

should be a warn ing to us. In PLU's Environmental Studies

Program, we have chosen to address the issues of wacer and water sustain­ ability di re rly. We have recently received a gram (see sto ry, page 5) from The Russell Family Fou ndation to work on a campus water sustainabil­ i ty project. f\S we cmer the U n i ted Nations' Year of Freshwater, we wi l l

work

to

make water a focus in our

Environmental Studies curri c u l u m and to make water sustainab i l i ty a go a l in cam pus operations. [ill

Charles Bergman is a p ro fess o r in the d epa rt me n t of

English. H i s book, is avai lable at major bookstores, the PLU Bookstore or through L u tewo rl d at lute­ UJorld.pltt.edu. See

1110re photos at Loc a l s i n M exico c a l l the e a red g r e b e " palO marij u a na," the m a rij u a n a bird, for its b r i l l i a n t red eyes.

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tilJuedfmlll insidefront cover

Apri l 24, 8 p.m.

Stu � ent S e ries:

May 9-10, 8 p.m.

" H a mlet"

student brass recital

Un iversity Theatre

MBR

E a stvold Auditorium

April 29, 8 p.m.

May 9, 8 p.m.

Choral S e ries: U nive rsity

J a zz S e ries: J az z S e ries:

Chorale H o m e c oming

University J a zz E n s e m b l e and

Concert

Vo c al J a zz E n s e m b l e

MBR

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April 30, 8 p.m.

May 10, 2 p.m.

Stu d e nt Series: Pia n o E n s e m b l e R e cital MBR MAY

" H a m let" Un ive rsity T h e atre E a stvold Au ditorium

What's

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For ticket information and

Music Events:

updated schedules, check

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out these online resources: Campus Voice: www.plu.edulcampusvoice

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Alumni Event Ca lendar:

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Ba nd Series: University W i n d May 1 -3, 8 p.m.

" H a m l et" U nive rsity Theatre E a stvold Audito ri u m

Ensemble's C h i l d ren's Concert Olson Au ditorium May 1 1 , 4 p . m .

Student Series: G uitar May 4 , 2 p.m.

" H a m l et" U nivers ity T h e atre E a stvold Aud itorium

Ensemble MBR May 13, 8 p.m.

Unive rsity Symphony O r c h estra May 1 , 8 p.m.

M aste rpiece Series: Concert IV

Choir of the West a n d

MBR

Unive rsity Symphony O r c h estra

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1 8-30, 2003

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May 14, 8 p.m.

MBR

Stu dent S e ries: String

May 2

MBR

K a l eidoscope Q C l u b B a n q u et O l son Auditori u m

May 1 5, 8 p.m.

Stud ent S e ries: Composers' May 4, 3 p.m.

Forum

Ric hard D . Moe O r g a n Recital

MBR

Series on the G ottfried a n d M a ry Fuchs Organ: C h a r l e s B rown, g uest organist M B R

May 23, 8 p.m.

Choral S e ries: Choral U nion $1 5 g eneral a d mission; $1 0 sen­

May 4 , 7:30 p.m.

ior citizens a n d stu d e nts; no

Stu dent Series: Solvvinden

passes

Flute Choir M B R

MBR

M a y 6 , 8 p.m.

M a y 25

Featuring: Barcelona & Art San Sebastian & Jazz

Choral Series: Unive rsity

Commenc ement

S i n gers Hom ecoming Concert

Olson Auditorium [ill

MBR May 8 , 8 p.m.

University Concert Band a n d University Men's Chorus MBR

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�ve Profe s s o r C h a rl e s B e rg m a n 's n ew b o o k " R e d D e lta : Fi g hting fo r Life at th e En d of t h e C o l o ra d o R iver" d eta i l s o n e of t h e wo r l d 's wate r wo rri es

(Left) The d e lta's fer1ile green l a g oons tell a story o f h o p e a n d recovery. (RighI) The flat-ta iled horned l i z a rd faces v a n i s h i n g deser1 h a bitats. B_y Charles Bergman

hen the ignated

U n i ted Nations 2003 as the

des­

I n rernational Year of Freshwater, it turned yet another spot­

light

on what most experts

believe will

be the most i m portal1t environmental and health

water.

issue

of the coming centu ry:

Though obsc u red by o u r current

geopo L i t ical

anxieties

over M us l i m tcr­

rori s m , the squandcri ng o f freshwater reSOlU'ces and the big gulp eth ics of

rich nations lurk i n the shadows as a

our relations wirh our nearest neigh­

growing source of tension and conf1i cr.

bors. The word " r ival" derives from the

Americans typically like to d is tance

Latin word riva, fo r river: rivals are

them selves fro m sllch global water wor­

people on opposite banks of a river,

Our

ries, i m ag i n i n g them in such faraway

fi ghting over water.

places as Eritrea or Eth iopia. \X'ater is a

with Mexico, fo r example, have been as

problem for dry and developing

much about water as they

nations, we think.

about land, as m u ch about d ividing the

We need co think again, \l\fater problems are not only righ t here with us at home, b u t they a ffect

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Does China threaten us? A new, m a rket-oriented C h i n a

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Former C a n a d i a n Foreign M i n ister Lloyd Axworthy t a l ks with students in a politi c a l s c i e n c e c l ass. The N o be l - prize n om i n e e spoke later to a p a c ked a u d i e n c e .

Former Canadian foreign minister addresses war and peace in campus visit o rmer Canadian Foreign M inister and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Lloyd Axworthy spoke individually with s tu d ents and before a packed house abou t h u man secu rity and the road co peace d u ring a campus VlSlt. Axworthy's lecture was tided, " H u man Secu rity: From the Landmine Treaty co the Responsibility to Protect," but with developments in the world, many of his comments were d i rected coward the war wi th I raq. He is well known for his i n novative ideas on foreign policy. He was nomi­ nated for the Nobel Prize for h i s leader­ ship on the O ttawa Treaty, a global accord banning anti-personnel land­ m i nes. He p ro moted a h u man security agenda that focused on h u manitarian crises around the world and worked ro achieve cooperation between govern­ mental agencies and non-governmen tal organizations. Axworthy was elected to the Canadian Parliament in 1979 and served in the

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Canadian government for over a q uar­ ter of a century. He was ll1s trumental 111 Canada' s s uccessful candidacy for membership on the U n i ted Nations Security Council and was the impetlls behind several major initiatives at the United Nations. H e is now head of the Liu Centre fo r Global Issues at the University of British Colu m bia, where he guides development of research, policies and partnerships aimed at solv­ ing pressing global issues, including hu man security.

Government grant helps expand International Core LU's growing I n ternational Core, also known as Core I I , w i l l expand i n t h e n e x t few years, thanks co a $ 1 73,000 grant fro m the U . s . Department of Ed ucation's i nternational education deve lopment p rogram. "PLU's International Core is one of a ki nd," said Ann Kelleher, who is a p co­ fessor o f poli tical science, chair of the I n ternational Core Committee and

p roject d i recco r for the grant. "With the grant, the p rogram can take the next major step." The grant will p rovide more cou rses: a fourth section of the first semester Au thority and Discovery course, and several second and third-year courses, i ncluding stud ies on val ue-based ethics. One o f the h ighlights is the add.ition of a hu man rights course taught by philos­ ophy p rofessor Paul Menzel. Also as part of the grant, all language cou rses will have internati.onal iss ues incorporated i nt o their c u rricu lum i n t h e fall. "The grant will also allow u s to broad­ en issues, look at the world beyond the U.S. and E u rope," Kellehcr said. I ncluded is a ncw course on China. With almost half i ts classes team­ taught by more than 25 faC Lt l t)' fro m diverse discipli nes, t h e I nternation al Core is growing rapidly. This year, 45 students graduated fro m Core H, and more than 85 fresh men were enrolled i n the second semester h istory dass. Goals d uring the grant period i nclude adding courses in narural sciences, com­ munication and education.

Nursing alumni association honors researcher with award

F

o r her outstanding accomplish­ ments i n n u rsing research and scholarship, Lori (Stanke) Loan '82 was honored wi th the 2002 Disti ngui s hed Nursing Alumni Award. Loan serves on the executive board o f di rec­ cors and as chief of n u rs­ i ng research at M adigan Army Medical Center. She oversees more than Lori Sta n ke 40 fu nded grants garner­ Lo a n '82 i ng nearly $8 million dollars co s upport nursing researc h . Her cu rrent work examines the associations between the s tructure of hospital nurse


staffing, patient turnover and indica­ tors of patient outcomes and safe ty. In 1 9 9 1 , Loan was named a Bristol­ Myers Squibb Foundation Scholar for her work aimed at improvin g respira­ tory care for sick and premature infanrs. Her studies detail ing lung inj u ry i n ventilated i n fants were recog­ nized by the Western Insti tute o f Nursing a n d the Army Medical Department. These organ izations hon­ ored Loan with the Carol A. Lindeman Award and the Major General Kenyon Joyce Award for outstanding research in 2002. I n her 20-year career as an Army civil­ ian, Loan has received the O rder of Military Medical Merit ( 1 999), a Com mander's Award for Civilian Service For Outstanding Leadership (2000), and the prestigious Meritorious C lvilian Service Medal from The Army Surgeon General (2000). Loan earned her Ph. D. in n u rsing and a master of science degree in n ursing from the University of Washington. She l ives i n Sumner, \\lash., with her hus­ band, Brad, and two daughters, Alia and Tana. She is a member of the PLU Nursing Alu mni Board of Directors. Nominations a re being accepted for this year's award. PLU n u rsing al umni who h ave made outstandi ng contribu­ tions to n u rsing practice, scholarship or service will be considered. Please s u b m i t the n o m i nee's name, gradua­ tion year, home or e-mail address and phone number, as wel l as a description of contrib u tions to nursing, to J i l l in da Bossen '74 at Bossen@CareWiselnc.com.

presentations and panel discussions on a wide range of topics. Associate D i rector o f Multicultu ral Affairs Eva Johnson '95 faci l i tated a roundtable discussion and helped plan the daylong sem i n ar. J udy M ladineo, director of the Women's Center, and students Natalie G u lsrud '03 and MatJibben '03 o f the Sexual Assault Prevent & Education Team, presented, "A Little Help From Your Friends ... B uilding Effective Peer Education Programs." Alina Urbanec '97, d i rector of Career Development, and student diversity advocate Fritz K ilcrease '03 presented, "We to the World: Helping Study Abroad Students Rein tegrate." Meg B i l l i ngs, David Gerry '76, '90 and C harry Bentson fro m I nternational Programs presented "Designing I n te r­ Insti tute Programs to Bring I n ternational Students to Campus. " Kathlyn Breazeale of the Religion Department and Deborah M lranda

from Engl i sh presented "Sweetgrass, Tobacco, Cedar and Sage: Integrating Indigenous Worldviews and Women and the Sacred."

More than 540 receive diplomas at May Commencement LU awarded more than 540 grad­ uate and undergraduate d egrees at Commencement M ay 25. About 900 students wiJl graduate this year i n ceremonies 111 May, August and December. The grad uates, thei r families and friends heard a compelling address by Sidney Ri ttenberg, visiting professor of C h i nese Studies. An extraordinary wi t­ ness to modern C h inese histo ry, Rittenberg is the author o f "The M an Continued on next page

Senior debaters second i n country; team ra nks fifth nationa l ly PLU'S S E N I O R D EBATE TEAM O F LEAH S P R A I N '03 AND KYLE MACH '03 placed second in the

South Puget Sound colleges discuss diversity at workshop on campus

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ore than 200 people fro m a dozen colleges i n the area came to a cliversity i nstitute on campus aimed at strengthening cam pus connections. The South i>uget Sound H igher Education D ivers i ty Partnership is made up o f representatives from col­ leges and universities i n the area. The i nstitute earlier this spring i s believed to be the only one l i ke i t in the Northwest, said Associate Provost Bill Teska. Several PLU facu lty, studen ts, s taff and adm i n istrators participated in

nation, and the forensics te am ra n ke d fifth ol/era l l, at the end of the season. Sprain and Mach com peted with 258 teams before losing a split decision in the finals of the National Parli amentary D e bate Association's annual competition i n Portland, O re. PLU finished 24th out of the 93 sc hools that participated In the national tourna ment, giving the team an overall ranking of fifth out of 396 schools I n the c o u ntry.

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Wuo Stayed Behind," based on h i s experiences l iving i n C h i na for 35 years after the Revolu tion of 1 949. He is now widely consu l ted on U.S.-C h i na rela­ tions. (See srory page 20)

Famities increase collection at Scandinavian Center wo local fam ilies with longtime ties ro PLU en riched the Scandinavian Cultu ral Cenrer's artifact collection wi th their recent donations. Arne '4 1 and G loria (Rummer) '41 Pederson h ave been s u pportive o f the SCC ever since the in itial fund raising. This time, their contribution i ncluded Norwegian pewter p lates, Nordic dolls, a wooden Viking ship rep l ica, N orwegian rosemaled bowls, planers and spoons, a man's Norwegian cos­ fUme and a buner churn and wooden mold. Arne taught at PLU for 33 years in the School of Educatio n and Gloria owned G loria's Scandinavian Gifts near campus for years. Janice Baxter said she is pleased [0 h ave her mother's and aun t's collec­ tions in a p lace where they will be appreciared. She and her husband, Bill, donated 132 Danish porcelain p lates. The Baxrers have been involved with PLU for many years; Bill previously D a n i s h plates donated by J a n i c e a n d B i l l Baxter e n h a n c e the S c a n d i navian Cultural C e n ter's c o l l e cti o n .

served o n the Q-Club board, and the family contri b u ted to building both Mary Baker Russell Music Center and Rieke Science Center. Their daughter, Ann Baxter '90, received her master's i n education from PLU. "Thanks ro the generosity of folks l i ke these, the collection conti nues ro grow, which enhances our ab ility to p rovide compre hensive Scandi navian exhibits that accurately depict the Scandinavian i m migration experience," said Susan Young '92, d irecror o f the SCC. The collection consists of s trictly donated i tems and contains abo u t 2,500 p ieces, worth $250,000.

Regents welcome four new members to board and thank retirees h ree members of the Board of Regents have retired, and fou r n e w members have joined the board. New Regents for the 2002·2005

Term are:

Dale Benson, '63, representing the ELCA. Benson has served on both the Alumni Board ('76 - '79) and Parents Council ('86-'93). Three of his four children are also PLU alu ms. Dale owns Benson Associates, an investmcnt

management firm in Portland, O re. H e and h i s wife, Jolita '63, h ave made significant contributions to the Cam paign for Pacific Lutheran Un iversity: The Next Bold Step. Richard Hildahl, '65, representing the ELCA. H ildahl is retired from Ernst & Young, where he spent h is career work­ ing in international pctroleum. He now has his own consulting company and travels the world on behalf of his busi­ ness. Hildahl is also a member of the \'I:!ang Center for I nte.rnational Pmgrams Advisory Board. He and his wife, Connie '65, live in Longbranch, Wash. David Greenwood, '74, at-large member. G reenwood i s the senior vice president/chief financial o fficer of Geron Corp, a b iotech firm that spe­ cializes in stem cell research. He earned h i s MBA from Harvard an d spent sev­ eral years as an investment banker wi th JP Morgan. He's been at Gero n si nce 1 99 5 . He and his wife, Margaret '74, l ive in M on te Sereno, Cal i f. , and have two c h il d ren. Peter Wang, '60, at-large me mber. A native of Taiwan, Wang earned a Ph.D. i n probability theory at Wayn e State U n iversity, where he began his teaching career. Later he held professors h i ps in math­ ematics and statistics at M ichigan S tate, Iowa and Stanford un iversities. He is


G rad enlightens group on economics in the 2 1st century

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From l e ft, p a rt of the PLU team in Tri n i d a d a n d To b a g o : K a t h i B re a z e a l e, O n ey C r a n d a l l , K a y M c D a d e , M a x i n e H e r b e rt H i l l , B a r b a r a Tem p l e-Th u rston. A l s o o n the t r i p , but n o t i n t h e p hoto a re J i l l Wh itm a n , J e ff C l a p p a n d L i s a M a rc u s . Ph oto c o u rtesy .I i l l Whitm a n .

regarded among the nation's cop researchers i n predicting and assessing security threats. Wang left teaching co establ is h scvcral i n ternational trade busi ness ven w res and also became a h ig h ly rcgarded entre p reneur and dcveloper of com p u ter-aided design and compute r assistcd engineering data handling systems. Most recenciy, he and his wifc, G race, establis hed The Wang Ccnccr for I n ternational Programs at PLU. They live i n Pebble Bcach, Calif, and have three grown chi ldren. Peter is also a mcmber of the Wang Center for I n ternational Programs Advisory Board.

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Retiring Regents are Becky Burad, who served seven years, Larry Neeb who s erved eight years and chai red the Busincss and Financc Committee, and Gerry Anne Sahlin, who served nine years.

Thriving Trinidad and Tobago program fosters understanding

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PLU faculty and s taff members were immersed in the cultu re o f Trinidad a n d Tobago a s they spent spring break visiting PLU's n i ne­ year-old study abroad program there. Lcd by Barbara Temp l c-Th urscon, dean o f H umani ties an d di reccor o f the Trinidad and Tobago program, the group researched material for courses wi th a global focus that offer experie n-

tial learn ing opportuni ties in t h e rich ly-diverse nation o f Trinidad and Tobago. D u ring the n ext two years the research they began will p rod uce educa­ tional connections between Caribbean culcures i n Tri ni dad and Tobago and m ulticultural neighborhoods around PLU, such as Salishan. The group learned abo u t Trinidad and Tobago's culture, religion, hiscory, trad i tions, economy and environment. They visi ted with religious leaders, gov­ ernment officials, educators, fol k h i s co­ rians, Carnival organizers, business leaders social service agencies environ­ mental activists and museum curacors. They expe rien ce d firsthand the H i nd u fcstival Phagwa o r Holi, spent an extraordinary evening wi th the M alick dance and dru m performers and attend­ ed a staged production o f " Echo i n the Bones." Team members included Jeff Clapp, assistant professor o f theater (he visited T&T i n January) ; Kath i Breazeale, assistam professor o f religio n O ney Crandall, d ireccor of the Ce nter fo r Public Service; M axine H erber c-Hi l l , d i rector of Coopcrative Ed ucation lmerns hips; Kay McDade, associ ate p ro fessor of sociology; and Jill Whi tman, professor o f geosciences. The tri p was funded by a th ree-year gram fro m the American Association of Colleges and Universities/ f u nd for the I m p rovement o f Pos t Secondary Education to explore liberal education and global citizens h i p . ,

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ore than 70 graduates and friends o f the School of Business gathered i n Sean Ie earlier this spring to hcar a fascinating lecture by Andy Tu rner '74, managing direccor o f the Frank Russell Compan}'. Turner, a former professor of finance spoke on "20 years After - Financial Economics in the 21 st Cemury. " Turner's comments focused on the current economic shift in the i n forma­ tion economy and the p re misc that it takes 2 0 years for the economy co accept a new paradigm. Turncr said the early '70s saw a s i milar s h i ft with the bi rrh o f Modern Portfo l io Theory, and he predicts thc next economic shift will be what he calls a "biocconomy. " Those in attendance also heard updates on the progress o f the n ew Morken Cente r for Learn ing and Technology, which wdl incorporate the School of Business, the Departmem of M athematics and Departmem of Compute r Science and Computer Engineering. For a copy o f Turner's lecture, con­ tact development officer Doug Page at

page@plu.edu.

Students earn prestigious grants for undergraduate and graduate research

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n-depth research and creative proj­ ects comin u e, with ambitious PLU scudems and graduates earning top s tudy grams. Four PLU graduates have won presti­ gious Fulbright Scholars h ips co study abroad, b ringing PLU's cotal to 60 since 1 975. This year's winners are Fredrick Kilcrease Natalie G u lsrud, Sarah Trask and Denise Thompson, all '03. Th e fil"sr three will go to G ermany, where Kilcrease will s tudy economics, G u lsrud will pursue environmental studies (par­ ticularly global warming) and Trask will do a teaching assistantship. Thompson will study geology at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. ,

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FOUR RETIRING FACULTY members w ith more than 1 30 years of service beween them were hon ored at May Commencement. They are:

William Becvar, professor of theater, hired

StudenJs a n d staff sta g e d a weeklong " c a m pout" v i g i l in Red S q u a re this s p r i n g . C l o c kwise from left:

in Aug ust 1 973.

Arthur Gee.

'05, S e a n B e n d i c kson '03, Sara Wol b r e c ht '02 and p e e r m i n istry c oo r d i n ator, B r o m l ey H e n n i n g s e n '03 a n d G l e n Olson '03. The wee k l o n g c a m p o ut was org a n ized to s h ow o p position to t h e

Alan Rice

professor of bio logy. hired in September

war i n I r a q a n d' provide opportunities for people to b e c o m e i n v o l v e d i n p e a c e efforts.

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Also, six ambitious research projects are under way by students who received Severtson/Forest Fou ndation grants. Severtson fellows for 2003-04 and thei r projects are: Gennah Wilde Stocks '05, "The Effect of M acernal Peri natal A n algesia on Newborn Sucking;" Aaron Bell '04, " Re p ression: Not JUSt a Negative Issue Anymore;" Erin B u rgess '04, "Community Forest M anagement, F uelwood Scarcity, and H ousehold M e al P reparation Choices: Evidence from Rural Nepal;" Aaron Den nis '04, "Zooarchaeology & Fijian C u l t u re H is tory;" All ison Gabou ry '04, "Voice Recognition by Adu l ts: U n conscious Processes;" Eric H essler '04, "Moto r S k i l l Conso l idation;" H eather Knous '04, "Toddlers' Comprehension of Partially Known Words." Last month, the 2002-2003 research fellows presented results of their year's worth of research. They are: Thu Nguyen'04, " M u sicology and Choreography i n a Communist Country: Political Suppression, Restriction and Dictation o f Music and Dance i n ViC'tnam;" Janice Moore and Nicole H e m p h i ll - H armon both '03, "Incarcerated M o thers and Thei r Children;" Amanda Hieber '03, "Salishan Community Assessment;"

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Kimberly Andre '03, " H is tory of NAMAS (Nami b i a Association of Norway);" Reginald Todd '03, "An I nvestigation o f Compl iance With Emergency Ve h icle Right-of-W/a),;" Jennifer Harsch '03, " Localizing Casual Processes in the Brain," and SCOtt Nguy '03, "Newbo rn Infant Preference for H igher-Pitched Voices." The upper-division social science research grants honor S. Ervi ng Servertson, emeritus p rofessor o f psy­ chology, and former vice president and dean o f student l i fe. They are fun ded 111 part by the Forest Foundation.

Trip to China creates new educational and religious connections odem day China is u ndergo­ ing an amazing transforma­ tion in many areas including polj tics, the econom)' and the rel igious landscape. C h urc h Relations D i rector Rick Rouse and PLU Regent Jon Vaswig '80 learned that firsthand when they traveled with a delegation to C h i J1 a i n November to deliver wheel­ chairs, provide med ical treatment for the needy, train local health care

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David Yagow, senior lecturer of religio n and former asso c i ­ ate provost, hired i n

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professionals and meet with religious and government o fficials. The trip was s ponsored by the Good Samaritan Hospital i n Puyallup, Wash., through i ts philanthropic foundation. It was the first mission fo r China Partners Network, a new service nct­ work that incl udes partners fro m the hospital, PLU, and Lutheran congrega­ tions in Western \Xiashington. China Parmers was formed i n fall 2002 to sup­ porr the work o f the Amity Foundation,


D i s a b l e d c h i l d r e n r e c e ived wh e e l c h a i rs as p a rt of t h e C h i n a P a rtners N e twork trip. ( P h oto co urtesy Rick Rouse.)

an independent, C h risr i an - based

social service organ izarion i n China. Lead ing rhe rrip was Dr. Donald M arl', rhe hospiral's chief medical offi­ cer. Oth r panici panrs included Don's wife, Barrie M orc, and hospiml rhera­ p i srs Sreve Shores and B retr Nidiner. Vasvvig is senior pascor ar Mou ntain View L urheran Church in Edgewood, Wash., and is p r esi d ent of rhe China Parrners Nerwork board. The firsr day i n S hanghai, rhey mer w i t h Chen Mei Lin, execu rive associ are general secretary of rhe C hina C h ri srian Council, rhe u m brella organ­ izarion rhar coordinares all Proresr,lnt churches in C h i na. They discllssed many of rhe c hanges ra k i n g place i n Ch ina. The church i s begi n n i n g c o rec­ ogn ize, for example, rhar ir should be i nvolved i n social m i ni sr ry programs ro help meer many n eeds. The Ami ty Found a t ion , which i s supporred by rhe ELCA Division for G lobal M ission, h as led rhe way wirh irs o rphanages, clinics, schools and l ir­ eracy programs, AIDS educarion and pove r ty eradicarion projecrs. The ream spent rhree days in Tan c h e n g , a city of one million locared in a poor, rural area where irs h e al t h care professionals d iagnosed and rrear­ ed d i sabled c h ildren who h ave chi ld­ hood di seases such as polio and cysric fib rosis. Morr and Rouse represenred Rorary Internar.ional ar a wheelc hair dedicarion ceremony and p res e n re d 80 wheelchairs c o A m i ry rhar were d isrrib­ u red co childre n and some adul rs wi r h special needs. The ream then spenr abour a week i n Nanj i ng, r h e c ap i ral o f rhe Jia ngs u Province-a growing and p ros p erou s ciry of six mi llion people. In Nanjing,

rhey parricipared in anocher wheelchair donarion ceremo ny, where rhey pre­ senred Amiry wirh an addirional 1 60 chairs. The med ical d el egar i o n spenr rime wo rk in g with disab l ed children and rraining healrh care workers in rhe laresr th e rapy tech n iques. They met with Ambroise Aiming Wang, vice president and dean o f U n i o n Semi nary ( r h e narional Protesranr sem i nary) and o ne of h i s professors. C h risri an i ty is exploding i n C h ina, and Wang said rhey are unable co rrain p asrors fas r enough. Because of l i m i red fac i l i ries an d fac u lry, the semi-

nary can admir only 40 new srudenrs o u r of more rhan 300 ap pl icanrs every year, so i r is looking to seminaries i n r h e USA for help i n training borh pro­ fessors and pascors. I n all, Rouse said they came away with a clearer sense of m ission and need for fu ture work that could be sponsored by the C h i na Parrners N e twork. They made i mporran t connections with A m i ty and discussed s pe c i fi c ways PLU students and facu lty could be involved in service-learning opporru­ ni ties, including a ]-rerm. [§]

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History professor helps keep local Native American language alive

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LU h isro ry p ro fesso r CoIl Thrush has always felr whar he calls rh e dee pes r sense of place" when ir co mes (0 rhe area where he grew up. Raised i n Auburn, Was h., near rhe Muckleshoor Indian Reservarion, he came inro comacr wirh rhe M uckle�hoor language - Lushoorseed in rhe names of local place and plam names derived fro m rhe language. Today, rhrough h is research and i n rhe classroom, Thrush is rrying ro p reserve rhe LushoQ [seed language and culru re. " Lushoorseed is very lyrical," Thrush said. The rh roaty sounds and clicks rhar make u p Lushoorseed would sound much srranger rhan fo reign lan­ guages such as Spanish o r French ro a Washingronian. Ar one ri me, Lushoo rseed dialects were s poken noah ro Bellingham and sourh ro roughly rhe Deschures River­ a region rhar i ncludes whar is roday rhe urba.n Tacoma-Searrle-Evcrerr corridor. Searr!e's Pioneer Square was on.ce a se rrle m e m, a village rhar was called, in rough rranslarion, " Lirr!e C rossing Over Place." Obviously, scrrlemems like rhis have d isappeared. Even 111 0rc d is­ rurbing is rhe loss o f many n arive dialecrs. "Tradirions are passed rhro u gh sro­ ries," Thrush said. " Losing an elder is l ike a lib rary b u rning down." I ronically, many rradirions and lan­ guages h ave been saved in rhe lasr cen­ rury by universiry p ro fessors l ike Thrush who have researched, recorded and p reserved Narive languages. Thrush also preserves Lushoorseed rhrough h is classes, where Narive Ame rican culrure is srudied. He srans by raking local places rhar seem famil­ iar, and addresses rhem by rheir Lushoorseed name. "My job is ro diso rie n t, rake so me"

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H i story Professor Coli Thrush is working to k e e p alive the a n cient Lushootse e d l a n g u a g e .

rhing fam i liar, and make i r u n fam il iar," Thrush said . T hey soon realize rhar rhese dialecrs are parr of rhe h isrory and culrure of rhe place rhey l ive O n e exa m p le i s down rowll Tacoma ar ea around where rhe M useum of G lass now srands: ir is known in Lushoorseecl roughly rranslared as " Winding River" and spelled as "p uyabp." Th rush is srill res e arc h in g and srudying rhe language. He finds doing so challengi.ng, nor as much because of rhe unique letters and accents, bur because there are very few narive speakers left. " Parr of learning language is con­ versation," Thrush said. "Ir is d i ffi­ culr when there is almost nobody ro ralk ro." Thrush has been aided in learn­ ing through tapes o f native s peak­ ers, and one m e m ber o f the Upper S kagi t Tribe elder, Vi H i lbert, who many credit fo r saving Lushoorseed. H ilberr reaches Lushoorseed ar rhe University of \'(!ashingron, has written eighr books and helped linguists "

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produce rwo Lushoorseed dictionaries. Srudenrs in Thrush's J-Term course, Environmen tal H isrory o f rhe U.S., mer H ilbert while visi ring rhe recenrly opened Squaxin Museum Lib rary and Research Cenrer in Shelron, Wash.

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Thrush has b ro u g h t local Native American tribe memb ers i n to the class­ room to supplement h is lectures and student researc h. His sruden ts also learn through vis i t i n g settleme nts, some that still exist and others that are long,gone. "StlIdenrs learn as much fro m absence a s they d o from p resence," T h rush said. "They ask really good questions about why settlements are gone, and look for what has been l e ft b e h i n d . They also realize there is a his­ tory here, and it can be regained."

fly Drew Brown

Summer program offers training in computer network security uch-needed tra i n i ng to com­ bat c o m pu te r hackers will be offered at PLU this sum mer. After a two-co u rs e program, students will h ave expertise in ne twork securit)l, which could h e l p them fi nd a job o r earn a raise. There are weaknesses in every com­ p u te r system, and experts say the hack­ er co m m u n i ty is continually tes t i ng tbose weaknesses. \Vh ile some of these attacks may just cause i nconveni ence, others re presen t se rious threats. "Our sociecy is so dependent on com­ p u ters i n general and the \:i;! orld Wide Web i n specifi c t h a t any attack on these systems could h ave a severe i m p act on our econOm)', o u r p rivacy, and our national securi cy," said Professor Ri c h ard S p i l l man, who is organizing the program. Spill man said new p rograms to com­ bat hackers are develop ing across the coun try, but there are none in Wash i ngton state. With large employers such as M icrosoft, Boeing, and Intel here, it's crucial

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salmon runs in the Nisqually River delta By Drew Brown

JEANETTE DORNER

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IS RESTO RING 3 1 ACRES OF PASTURE ON THE N ISQUALLY RIVER

DELTA, CONVERTING IT TO ITS PRISTINE STATE AS A SALT MARS H ESTUARY. IN T I M E, THE (TOP) JEANETTE DORNER '94, Salmon recovery program manager, and Florian Leischner, a salmon recovery and restoration biologist, survey the project area.

The green

vegetation to the right is part of the previously existing salt marsh estuary.

AREA WILL AGAlN P ROV1 DE S U BSTANTIAL BENEFITS TO SHORE B I RD S AND NATIVE FISH SPECIES, INCLUD I N G THREATENED SALM ON.

Dorner i s the salmon recovery p rogram manager for the Nisqually Indian Tribe. Her job is to restore and protect salmon habitat all along the Nisqually River corridor, fro m Mt. Rainier to Puget Sound. The work is supported by grams, pri ncipally fro m the federal government. "The river has been a tribal cul tu raL resou rce for thousands of years," Dorner said. "The tri be has success足 fully protected i ts legal right u nder treaty [0 fish in the Northwest. Now we are restoring this watershed to ensure that there will be salmon p lentifu l enough to fish today and i n fmu re generations." Dorner h as managed clean-up and natu ral vegetation restoration projects o n the banks of the Nisqually and its tribu taries . H e r biggest und ertaking has been the restoration of a portion o f the delta on tribal property, near the conf1uence o f the N isqually, Red Salmon Creek and the southern end o f Puget Sound. The land is adJdcen t to The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Nisqually Delta Refuge. Over the pas t cen c u ry, the overall area and quality of the natural wetlands at Nisqually has been compro足 mised by the construction o f a series of dikes designed to make the land sui table for farming by b locking the ebb and f10w of water. The non-native and u nnatu ral habi tats that resu lted from dike construction

12 PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 > FEATURES


have hurt juvenile salmon, migratory

Bryan, are both math professors at PLU.

birds and other species in the region.

"My professors had the knowledge to

Under Dorne r's supelvision, last August the tribe removed dikes sur­ rounding the project site and filled "bor­

help me pursue it fully." PLU now offers majors and minors in the subject. Dorner said she wa.� influenced by

row ditches" between the dikes and the

professors such as Jill Whitman, profes­

pa.� ture from which dirt was " borrowed"

sor of geosciences and chair of the

by farmers

to

build the dikes. Otherwise

the pasture was left unchanged. With the dikes removed, twice a day at

Environmental Studies Program, and Sheri "1'onn, professor of chemistry, now vice president of finance and operations.

high tide abom a foot of water covers

They encouraged Dorner to pursue the

the entire area. Sediment from the

next step in her jou rney-a Fulbright

tidewaters has covered the decaying pas­

Scholarship to India. Dorner's research

ture grasses and created a mud flat. I n

had her in Delhi doing a water quality

some places the mudflat w i l l build

study on the Yamuna River, the main

to the point where natural salt

tributary of the Ganges.

marsh vegetation will begin to grow,

In India rivers are holy, and ci tizens

eventually returning the land to a salt

take wilted garlands off statues, put

marsh estuary.

them i n the plastic bags and drop them

Juvenile salmon are already returning to the area to feed and become acclimat­ ed to their new life in saltwater before

in the river. Dorner thought she was educating citizens by telling them of the environmen tal hazards of plastic. She

embarking on their ocean journey. It is a

later learned that a man made his living

crucial link in restoring to successfu l

collecting and recycling those bags.

salmon runs. " I t's simple," Dorner said. "Humans

"It was a profound moment. I learned how important it is to fully understand

needed to get out of the way and let

a community before trying to make

nature take its course to restore the

changes to their way oflife," Dorner

habitat."

said.

Dorner and her team have staked out

Her relationship with the Nisqually

the mudflat and are watching the area

Tribe during graduate school led to a

closely during this, the first growing sea­

job offer after graduation in 1 999. She

son, to see what kind of vegetation will

immediately began working on their

replace the pasture grasses and how

estuary restoration project. Dorner now

much natural sediment will accumulate. Dorner has been interested in environ­

phase one, and nature takes decades to make changes.

the ul timate impact of this change," said Dorner, who is expecting her first child

the creek bed and planted trees and

in July. '' I'm doing this for my grandchil­

native shrubs on the shore. This, in turn

dren and fu ture generations." lID

more than 50 }'ears. "It was very exciting," Dorner said. "At that point, I was hooked." Her environmen tal roots go back fur­ ther. At PLU, she was a double major in

over the site.

" I t's exciting, but I realize I will have

unteers removed weeds and grass from

and give Roy its first salmon run in

reddish sediment deposited by seven months of tidal action

passed retirement age when we know

for Muck Creek in Roy, Wash. There vol­

allowed salmon to swim ups tream again

blackish, oxidizing pasture grasses under a thin layer of

regularly watches juvenile Chmook

salmon recovery began when she was in Washington. She established a council

from the restoration site shows

salmon use the estuary. But this is only

mental issues for years and her work in graduate school at the University of

A CROSS SECTION of earth

"HUMANS NEEDED TO GET OUT OF THE WAY AND LET NATURE TAKE ITS COURSE TO RESTORE THE HABITAT." -JEANETIE DORNER '94

earth sciences an d environmental stud­ ies. The latter didn ' t even exist then-she developed an independent major. "Interest in the environment really built up when I was in school," said Dorner, whose parents, Celine and

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2003

13


( Tvp) Dr. M. Ro), Schwf/rz 59, presiclmf OJOlill(/ Nlediw! Bo(/rd oJNcl/! York,

dsfuues i I-.It:("t;' (/lre with spcaka Pall/ I;,i, f/ tIIl'lnblT offhl' \\Yr/tlg «'mer bOlInI. (I<��hL) " IM, l1ad 10 kilo IV ('(/th oriJa more, ., Ambassnt/or Wl,mg YlIllxitlng, COIiJUifife grnl'Tff/ orthc People", Rt'f'IIMit o(L/Ji;/{/, folt! rhe tlffdif.'llrt.

Symposium builds bridges between By Katheri ne Hedland ' 8 8

T

Photography by Chris Tu mbusch

he theme of the Wa ng Center's

The inaugural \'Ihng sy m po s i u lll drew

mitment to educate global c i t izens and

maj o r China symposium was

700 peopl e from the Asia.n, business, aca­

building bridges, b u r founder

demic and other com m u n ities interested

community and regio n as a place where

Peter Wa ng 31so sees t ile miss ion as open­

i n the top-notch speakers and co m pelling

glo bal iSSUES a re studied and discussed ,"

ing gates and windows.

topics at the downtOwn Tacoma SheratO n .

PLU President Lo ren

" We open gates to your heart and win­ dows to

sec

outside," said Wa ng ' G O .

"Once y o u a r c w i l ling to o p e n your heart, once you arc w i l l i n g to see, then can the

work begin toward a more p e ace ful w o rld. "

I t represelHs ,m other maj o r s t e p i n the

peace b u i lders, and to o ffe r PLU to this

J.

An d e rs o n said.

Peter Wang was overwhelmed by the

development of l'LU as a globally-focused

response to [he sym posium from people

university that engages every student in

borh i nside and outside of PLU.

the task of understanding the diverse, wo nderfu l and sometimes difficu l t world

"This sym posium symb o liz es our com-

" [['S [he most gratifying experience o f my l i fe," said Wa ng, who with his wife, Grace, donated $4 mil lion to scan [he


FOCUS O N

Ililp) Wtlllg Cellter Director jfln({ Rrlsnmsst'll, with fruimls aboUl peace ejjorls.

center, lalks

lvl(lIyAI/Ii and Loml A ndersoli visit booths set up by Jflldenli for Etl"catillgfor Peace Day (NJ:�ht) r;"X Youtz. chairmall PLU'S Chinm Studies Deptlrtment, pit/Jed tbe dmlll for the dragoll dIlIICel:' tit tbe MIIICltm O/G/IISS.

cultures, opens door to the world \Xfa ng Center for I n tcrnarional Programs.

" I haY<: never

seen

so much energy fro m

tanr and gn:ar narions in the world."

He said rhe rwo cou n rries co mpl e m e n r

ci rizens ro rake rhe rime ro build b ri dges

rhar will ensu re a peaceful fu rure," he said.

o u r f:.culry, our sraff a n d o u r srudenrs . "

each o r her, b u r must have murual trusr

" We have never, ever been more closely

A goal of China: Bridges for a New

and unders ta nding to fi nd solurions ro

in rerrelated. "

Century was ro bring rogether p eople fro m d i fferent senors o f bor.h narions t o fi nd

probl em s rhat do exist.

Sid ney Rittenberg, PLU's visiring p ro fes­

"Of cou rse rhe U n i red Srares and China

sor of C h i nese srud ies, said he has known

simi l ari ties and wo r k rogcrher. Speakers say

are fac i n g some d i ffi cuJ rics

that is key ro healthy relationships.

wirh cwo d i fferen r civiJ i7..Jrions, cwo differ ­

wor k rogeth e r. Rir ren be rg ,

enr cultures - bur rhe relarions are guided

ored with the Wa ng Center's fi rs r Peace

" We need to know each orher. We need ro know each other more," said

Am bassado r Wang Yu nxiang, consulate

-

especially

by common in teresrs," he said.

Joh n H old en presiden r of rhe Na rional ,

general o f the People's Rep u b l ic o f C h i na,

Co m m i rree on U.S.-China Relarions, said

who is based i n San Francisco. " Bo th rhe

rhe rime is righ r fo r such explora ri o n .

Unired Srares and C h i n a are very impor-

"This i s

an

opporrune r i me fo r global

fo r decades that rhe cwo narions should

Builder

Award (see srory

81,

page

wa s hon­

20)

and

spoke at the sympos i u m . Whe n he fi rsr went to China nearl y 60

continued o n !lext page

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FOCU S O N

U S. - Chilla Relations, spoke opel/ing sessioll rlbollt the impor­ I{[llet of tbe )latioNs working rogcther. Commiltee 0 11

during the

(/,,/i) I'e/('{' '60 (Illd Gmce 1K0ng, third receilled a standing oUfltion at th(> opening SCJSiOll, A I fefl tire lacomrl IV!"yor Bill Bllfmm({ ({lid A m/Jrlssrldor U'0/1g [l",xirlllg, cons,,/ate gmem! of ,he aneL secondfrom righ I ,

Peoples Republic of China,

"When three people go somewhere to gether, there will be a teacher fo r me amon g them . " John Holden, presiden t of the National Commi ttee on U.S.-China Relations, quoting Confucius. He said i t was an appropriate saying for people at the seminar to remember.

years ago, he discovered

a

coun try with

importance. Participants also got to view

to peace with skills to solve conflicts.

rhe greatest population and history that

and discuss the work of acclaimed Chi nese

It began with a rededication of PLU's

was desperately in need o f capital and

film d i rector Wu Z i n i u and to see Tacoma's

peace pole, located on the south side of

expertise in science and technology. The

Dragon Boats o n the Thea Foss Waterway.

Morrvedr Lib rary. It was flrsr dedicated i n

U.S. had those thi ngs. "If we could bring rhem together, I though t it wo u l d be one of the best things that co uld happen , " Rirtenberg said. " I decided that's what I wan ted t o devote my l i fe to ." Rittenberg p leaded fo r peace, saying i t's not a luxu ry, but a prerequisite for fLl[ure

All the events brought together people

Wo rld Peace Prayer Society of Japan. The

mon I n terest.

PLU comm u n i ty then had the opportuni­

" Now the bridge has been lowered , " Wang said. "Now facul ty, students, leaders,

ilous world that has developed the weapons ro deStroy the Planet Earth," he said. ''The U.S. and China can play a major role i n securing peace for the world . " I n an effort t o advance knowledge and

poliricians and busi ness people can walk

various cou n tries. Simulations engaged students, staff and facul ty in acrively and

it, study it, understand it and appreciate it."

dynamically deal ing with conflict. Split

Campus kick off symposium with day dedicated to peace

ways o f transforming and transcending

i n to fou r groups, participants discovered

" Ed ucaring for Peace Day" p receded the

understanding, there were two packed

symposium with events for s rudents, facul­

days of semi nars on topics of cultural,

ty and staff on campus. The day was

eco nomic, societal and political

designed to better equ i p those commi tted

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ty to learn about d i fferent co u n tries at the student fair, where booths highlighted

across the bridge to another cultLl[e, look at

generatIons, "We must have peace. We l i ve i n a per­

1 9 97 a s a gift t o the u nivers ity from The

from different backgrounds with a com­

conflict in different situations. Reci pients of last year's Wa ng Center grants made presentations on their research, and this year's recip ients were named at rhe Presiden t's Reception. "It is truly a n i n ternational week on our campus," President Anderson said. Student win ners of the 2003-04 Wang


"Com p eti tion is hel p ful, mono p oly is not, "

PLU Visiting Professor of Chi nese Sid ney

Rittenberg, on the economy.

'83,

gra.nrs arc Rosanne Chrisrian, Chi nese

And reas Udbye

srudies; Aaron Kyle Den n is, anthropology

Tacoma; and Jennifer Kim and Chris ropher

and Germ an; Lindsay Smirh, Spanish and

Bush, Frank Russell Company.

global srudies; and Josi Tolman, French and

Wo rld Trade Cenrer

Mon terey, Cal if.; Xiaoli Ding, Inrernarional Markerplace, Woodinville, Wash. Bus iness Strategies, Joseph Borich,

Yourh Culrure and School Reform,

Wash i ngron Srare China Relarions

global srudies. The fol lowing fac u l ry were also awarded

Chen Xiangmi ng, Peking Univers i ry,

Council; Karen Su rrer, U . S .-China

grants: KeUy M.

Sranley Rosen, University of Sourhern

Business Counci l; Marrha Choe,

Cali fornia, Los Angeles.

Wash i ngron Srare Office ofli'ade and

Joederr, psychology; Perer

Grosve nor, polirical science; Cina Hames, h isrory; Paul ManFred i, lan guages and l irer­ arure; John Morirsugu, psychology; Barbara Temple-Thursron, English; Teru Toyokawa, psychology; and Will iam Yage r, business. Presenrarions of firsr-year granrs were made by Nova Schauss, Faces of Women; James Kozak, Beij ing "Themes of

Developmenr:" I mages of Chi na's Cap i ral;

Thu N guyen, The Polirics of Music i n Communisr Viernam; Kimberly Andre, The Na m i b ian Association of Norway; Amanda Kaler and

Jeannie Sur, The Asia

Pacific Environ mental Exchange: An

Opporru niry ro Wo rk for Social and

Ellviron menral Jusrice from rhe G round Up; Heidi Kyle, Theresiensradr: The Nazis' " Model" G h c rro and rhe "Wairing Room" for Auschwi rz; Leah Sprain, Srudy of Consumer Acrivism in Cenrral America; J u l i M iller, Crearing Digi ral Opporru niries in Africa; jenn i fe r Harsch, Undersranding

Religion and Spirirualiry: A Cross-Culrural Srudy Bcr.veen rhe USA and

Tanzania;

Cadee S m i r h, Children: The Innocenr Vicrims of War.

The symposi u m prescnred d isringu ished speakers on a nu mber of ropics of global [()

social issues.

D is r i nguished speake rs incl uded l'LU grad­ uares and fac u l ry, as well as visiring scholars and experrs from around rhe coun rry and worl d .

Maryland, Balri more Counry; David K.Y. Tang, Pres rol l , Cares and E l l is; J i m Pence, PLU provosr. An a m bi rious agenda of smaller sessions helped explain d i fFerenr aspecrs of China and i rs relarionship lYirh rhe U.S. To pics covered:

The Con text for Business Relations,

'76, '78, Baker

&

Mckenzie, H o n g Kong; Richard

].

E l l i ngs, Narional Bureau o f Asian Research and Paul Ta i, professor, Universiry of Derroir Me rcy. Develop ment Challenges, Priscilla A. Sr. Clair, economics, PLU; Gregory E. Guldin, an rhropology, PLU; Wi ng T. Woo, Un iversiry of Sourhern California, Davis. Trade Development Alliance of Greater SearrIe Study Mission, Hallock Beals,

Wesrern C u l r u ral Hisrory, Un iversiry of San Francisco; Paul I n gram, religion, Pl.U. China 1 0 1 , Tese Winrz Neighbo r, Wo rld

A1fairs Counci l .

Health Care Dr. Wi l l iam Foege, ' 57, B i l l and Melinda Gares Foundarion; Dr. M . Roy Schwarz. ' 5 9 , pres ident, China Medical Board of New Yo rk; Rev. John Vaswig '80

Higher Education Gordon Slerhaug '62,

Wi lkerson, Tacoma Ecomomic Developmen r Deparrment.

Pacific Rim Business Perspecrives, Haruo Horaguchi, Hosei Univcrsi ry, Tokyo; Ding Lu, Na t ional Uni versiry of S i ngapore,

J. Thad Barnowe, business, PLU. Chi na's Science and Technology Development in the 2 1 st Century, Xue L'1J1 , T�inghua Universi ty, Bejing; janer The Internet and E-Business, Chung Chan ' 8 5 , M i rrors Group, Taipai; Xiao­ Pin g Chen, Universiry of Washin gron;

Russell EM Pulse China Porrrait,

Whirehead, Ricci In sriwre for Chi nese­

G reg Yourz, C h i nese srudies, PLU; juli

for I n ternarional Economies and Andrea

Dwyer-Schick, pol i rical science, PLU.

Un iversiry of Washing ro n . Spiritual Life , Evelyn a n d James

and Dr. Donald Morr, China Parmers

Global Economy, Nicholas Lardy, In sri wre

Center fo r Human Righrs, and Susan

Contemporary Chi nese Cinema, Paul

Netwo rk.

S h i ng-Lee, PLU School of Bus iness; Sze

Human Rights, Lisa Srearns, Norwegian

of rhe am, PLU.

China Relarions Council, John W.

The Rise of China: Challenges ro rhe

Parrnering wim China on Behalf o f

Washi ngron; Richard Moe, emeri rus dean

Wells Fargo Bank; joseph Borich, Srare

Rasmussen, direcror, Wang Center.

Ri n i ker, Porr of Tacom a .

The Arts, He Chengzhou, Nanjing Un iversiry and Zhi Lin, Un ivcrsiry of

of California, San D iego; Yom i Braesrcr,

Busi ness Winsron Zee

Arts and Cu l tu re

Manfred i, PLU; Yingj i n Zhang, Universiry

Large group sessions were held o n rhe

fol l owing ropi es :

Economic Developmenr.

Century, Warren Cohen, Universiry of

Ladenburg, Pierce County Execurive,

Symposium H ighl igh [s i m porrance, from busi ness

China and rhe USA in me American

Rohen Grenley, I Dmicro, Tacoma; Karl Weaver, Newporr Technologies; Xue Lan, Tsi nghua Un iversi ty, Beijing. Civic and Environmental Investment, jimmy Chen, Cheno Marine, Tacoma; Lir Ng, busi ness leader and philanrhropisr,

Univers i ry of

Hong Kong; Robert Thomas, Wayne Srare Universiry; K.T. Tang, physics, PLU. llij

NiJha Ajmani

'02

contributed to this report


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Does China threaten us ? A

new, market-oriented China will soon share the world stage with U . S . * By Greg Guldin

W

hat i f Ch i na' military were patrol l i n g the skies and seas beyond Nea.h Bay and the

Florida Keys and irs co rpor.] [ io n s buying up American companies and resources and rak­ ing advantage of che:1p Am eri ca n labor? What if China kepr sending em issaries to lecrure Amcric:1n officials abour rhe short­ comi ngs o f rhe American sysrem: homclcss­ ness, unemployment, violence, racism and rhe way we disc;l[d our elderly? AJ though some Americans might welcome rhe Chi ne se pre-e mi ne nce, others among us would narurally resell[ the overbearing C h inese p resen ce--dominatio n even-in our l ivcs. Ell[ of course, this is-not yet-the global

reality. And it mighr never be. Bll[ imagin­ i ng such a revers a l mighr help us decide how wc'd l i ke the world to be structured­ and [() undersr:1nd how o t lle rs see the world.

Does Chi na Threaten U ? Some analysts have not tired of seei ng

China and the Chinese as a "threar" ro America and American in teresrs.

The racist "Yellow Peril" of rhe 1 9 th and early 20th centuries blended half a century ago with rhe " Red Menace" of comlllunism to create a fearful bogeyman that bedeviled Chinese-American relarions for decades. Then, wirh the collapse of rhe Sovier Union, some of these analysts have rushed in to warn us that China should be our new "number one enemy." For a decade and more we have rhus bccn hearing about "the C h i na Threat." In 1 992, Ross Munro of the Ccnter for Secu rity Stud ies wrore how China was a real menace to rhe United Stares, and others soon joined rhe chorus. China, we were told, was an econo m ic threat, a m i l i rary threar, a political adver­ sary. Its ro busr economy borh threarened our global econom ic sranding and bankrolled aggressive C h i nese milirary moves rhroughour Asia. George W. Bush picked up the rheme when he declared during rhe 2000 presidential campaign rhat China would no lo n ge r be co nsidered i n his ad min istration a strategic partner o f the

USA (as it had been for over a decade), but our compemor.

Economic Powerhouse Having emerged from rhe orchodox com­ munism of the Mao years, China embarked in the 1 980s on a policy of "marker soci'll­ ism" chat dismancled the economically stag­ nating co mmu nes and rerurned land ro individual households. This unleashed a wavc of prosperity thar washed over many rural communities and created a m i ni-boom in the co untryside, which, in rurn, provided the cash and rhe labor for a spurt i n local industries. From rhere it was an expanding circle of

glo bal competition. on rhe Chinese domestic marker - induced by China's entry into the World Trade Organiz<,tion - mcan rhat unemployment levels and a slew of bankrup r ­ cies of stare-owned businesses will co m i n uc co cloud China's otherwise rosy economic scenc. And large numbers of people out of work and, perhaps for the fi rst time in their lives, not supported by a robust social ben e fi t s system raises the specrer of social instab ility.

" Getting rich was " · us , declared China's g1 0 no foremost leader of th e time, Deng

economic growth, as coastal areas opened to foreign investment and new economic reforms opened the country to a.n explosion

)(jaoping, and year after year th e

of private sector expansion. "Getting rich was glorious," declared China's foremosr leader of the time, Deng Xiaopi ng, and year after year the Chinese economy grew.

Awakening Dragon ?

Now 20 years on, the world is witnessing one of hisrory's most susta.i ned economic expansions that h as lined hundreds of mil­ l ions of Chinese out of poverty. B e i n g the world's fasrest-growing economy fo r twO decades running, averaging a 9 percent annual growth rare, is no mean feat. B y lasr year, China led the world as a destination for foreign investment and had the world's seco nd-largest foreign currency reserve ar US$280 billion. Bur does China doing well economically make ir a threar to us? Unl i kely. For all irs rapid g rowth, China's share of world trade is only around 4 percent - about the same as Iraly's. And we should consider the grear benefits of China's growth: mil lions of con­ sumers in other countries are gaining from the low prices and high qu al iC)' of Chinese goods and businesses across the globe are profiting from supplying a vast new market. Especially when ocher economies are stutter­ ing, China's contribution to world market demand is vital. Some analysts see a slowdown in China's mid-range furure. The transi tion to a ful l marker econom y and the challenges o f

Chinese econom y grew.

Just using rhe image of t h e powerful d rag­ on awakening evokes a negative i m age in the Am er i ca n m i nd. Whereas dra gon s arC' posi­ tive and powerful symbob o f ru lers and the heavens in rhe Chinese cosm ol ogy, r()r Westerners dragons arc [0 be feared, loathed and slain.

But even if we d iscard this cliched negariv e symbol of rhe Chi nese, the qu e s t i o n remains: what is the role on the world stage tc)r an increasingly prosperous and sclr�contldent China) Chinese themselves, l i ke Americans, have a strong sense of parriotism a n d wam their country to be respected by other nations. They reacr strongly to perceived slighrs such as when their ell1 bass )' is b o m bed or their fighter p i lo rs shot down. T h e se aCTS -

committed by the U.S. - wen.: the cause for much dismay in China. The U.S. reacted, though, as if we were the wounded party when Chinese and others did not take a r fi rst blush our protestations of in nocence. Olle Chines ' .1IlalYSt bel ieves "China's rapidly increasi ng wealth and srrengrh have not been accepted by the West" and "thar is [he major fa cto r contributi ng to rhe belief that the continued Oil iiU,idl' bllcR (OllCr

FEATURES > PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 1 9


Dllrillg Ilis <'fIrly days in

Chlfw, Sit/fley Rittl'llberg, visiting profssor (Jf Cbinesďż˝ stlldies at P/,U, knew and supported Chairmall Mao Zedong. (Photo cOl/rlr.')' Sidnq Rittenberg.)

Bringing Chinese History

to

Professor Sidney Rittenberg honored for commitment to building peace By Drew Brown

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life:


" It

S

was always my goal to build bridges between p eo p le, " Rittenberg said. i dney Ri ttenberg never plan ned ro go ro Ch ina. But P LU's visiting pro­ fessor of Chi nese studies ended up

their English la nguage progtam. His work ended abruptly in 1 949 when

in the U . S . Since then he has taught, consulted, and (in 1 993) penned the story

Soviet leader Joseph Stali n accused him of

of h is years in Chi na, "The Man Who

living there fo r 35 years, becoming the

being a spy fo r the U . S . , fo rcing the

Stayed Behind" (with Amanda Bennett of The Wal l Street Journal ) .

only American thought ro personally

Chi nese government to send him to soli­

know every Chinese leader fro m Mao

tary confinement. Upon Stali n's death in

Zedong ro current President Jiang Zemin.

1 9 5 5 , Rittenberg was released.

Even after being wrongfully jailed by the

"With the billons of dollars of aid China

Ritten berg, w h o lives on Fox Island, was i n troduced to PLU by Ned Graham ' 8 5 , who along with being t h e youngest s o n o f

Chinese governmenr fo r 16 years,

needed (from the Soviets), my incarcera­

t h e Rev. B i l l y Graham also has worked to

Rittenberg remains dedicated to fostering

tion is not excusable, but u nderstandable,"

spread Christianity in China. After talk­

cooperation between China and the U . S .

Rittenberg said.

i ng with Chi nese Studies professor G reg

" J r was always m y goal r o b u i l d bridges

Eventually, both Mao and Zhou Enlai

Guldin, and visiting PLU's campus,

between people," Ritten berg said. " I never

made a n um ber of public apologies to

Rittenberg knew it was the right place ro

gave up on that idea, even through the

Ri ttenberg and made him a ranking

teach.

hardships."

member o f the Communist Party, giving

For all h is work, Ri ttenberg received the \X1ang Center for I n ternational Program's first Peacebu ilder Award at the China symposium.

" I fee l at home here because PLU is

him access to information rare, i f not

dedicated to education fo r service, not just

unprecedented, for an American.

education fo r education's sake or educa­

Rittenberg decided that the ti mes, and his new privileged position as a " h ero"

tion fo r a career," he said. "r feel at home at I'LU and enjoy im mensely my i n terac­

" S idney Ri ttenberg is a pioneer i n

who had been through severe trials and

tion with my students and the faculty and

building peace between China and the

had not turned against China, made it

other colleagues. "

United States and promoting relations

H e has taught courses i n C h inese

be[\veen our twO peo ples," said

anrhropology, history and ph i losophy

Ambassador Wang Yu nxiang, consulate

while at PLU. Rittenberg's most recen t

general of the Peopl e's Repu blic of China.

course, Chinese Culture and Thought,

" [ am i mmensely than kful ro Pacific

focllsed on many branches of ancienr

Lutheran University for this award and ro

Chinese phi losophy.

(Wang Center founders) Peter and Grace

"[ don't demand they remember a lot of

Wang who made it possible," Rittenberg

names and dates," Ri tten berg said of his

said. "[ will take it as an encou ragement

studenrs. " I h ave them write mostly

ro do more together with you in the

about what they thi nk, turning these

future . "

ph i losophies i n ro a sounding board . "

Ritten berg, 8 1 , who was also a speaker

Of great importance r o Rittenberg, who

at the symposium, has taught classes on

gave the Commencement Address in May,

China at PLU fo r five years. He bri ngs decades of experience in China, where he

favorable fo r him to re main . And most

worked as an i n terpreter, aid worker, pro­

simply put, he loved China and wanted ro

gram developer, busi ness co nsu l tant and

co n ti n ue bridging the gap between United

translaror of major texts.

States and Chinese cultures.

His jou rney began during Wo rld War I I , when h e was drafted a n d sent r o the Army

Rittenberg contin ued living in Ch ina, met his wife, Yu lin, married and started a

Far Eastern Language and Area School at

famil y. He worked with Chinese journal­

Stanford Un iversi ty, where h e studied

ists, training ed i rors, translarors, radio

Chinese. After the war, Rittenberg j o ined

announcers and others in Engl ish. H e also

the U n i ted Nations Relief and

rook part as a Chinese/English in terpreter

Reha bil itation Agency in Chi na, as a

in the trans lation of major texts, including

famine relief observer. He then became a neutral i n terpreter (for the th ree sides, U . S . Army, Nationalist and Communist) in one of the Tr uce Teams set up ro conciliate in the

the Selected Wo rks of Mao Zedong, and at times in terpreted fo r Chinese leaders in their talks with foreign visitors. Yet h e was fo rced ro weather another incarceration starting in 1 9 68, this for an

Chinese Civil War by President Truman's

astonishing 10 years, for actions and criti­

Special Envoy. Ritten berg's work helped

cisms agai nst the dictarorship and bureau­

develop his relations hip with the Chinese.

cracy d u ring the Cultural Revolution.

[n 1 946, Chi na's Co mmu n ist leadership invi ted h i m co remain ro help set up

He left China after his release, and h e a n d h is wife a n d fou r children resettled

is fi nding happ iness and encouraging oth­ ers ro do so. " College studenrs will have spirited, lively discussions about philoso­ phy, but when asked about happi ness, they're stumped," Rittenberg said. He has mainrained happi ness by conrin­ uing h is work to improve relations between the U . S . and China. Along with teachi ng, lectures and frequent trips back to China, he and Yu l i n have established Rittenberg & Associates, which consults i n dividuals, agencies and businesses who work with China. "The road to happiness leads through other people's heans," he said. "It doesn't matter how much you are able to accom­ pl ish. [r's the :mcmpt, trying to serve oth­ ers, that is important. I t's not the quantity, it's the quality. " ffil (Pictured ({bove) Rirtenberg talks Wif/;, from left Veam(/ HoyV3, Leah Rite '06 find Ben Rasmus '06.

FEATURES > PLU SCENE SUMMER

2003 21


S h a n n o n Hayes (with b a il' ) '04 a n d C o u rtney J o h nson '05 h e lped the wome n's b a sketb a l l t e a m become a s u c c ess a n d both w i l l be b a c k next s e a s o n .

Women's basketball team enjoys remarkable turnaround i nce PLU made a move to the National Collegiate Ath letic Association at the start of the 1 99 8-99 scbool year, few Lute athletic team s have e njoyed the success experi­ enced by the wom en's basketball team. A scant decade ago the Paci fic Lutheran women cagers finished with only two wins in 24 games. Seven sea­ sons ago PLU was 1 7-9, only the second winning record in the p revious 1 5 sea­ sons. At that poin t, Gil Rigell took over the p rogram, and the results have been unde niably remarkable. In h is first season, 1 997-98, Rigell ied the Lutes to a 2 1 -7 record and their mi­ tial Northwest Conference champi­ onship. The team lost in the fi rst round o f the National Association of in tercollegiate Athletics national tour­ nament, but the grou n dwork was clear­ ly in place for PLU's j u m p to NCAA D ivision JlI status. In the past five years the PLU wo men's basketball team has won rhe

22 PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 > ATIAWAY LUTES

Northwest Conference championsh i p ou tright t h ree times a n d shared i t once. I n fou r NCAA tournament appearances the Lutes have twice reached the Elite Eight, once the Sweet 1 6, and the other time lost in the sec­ ond round. Pacific Lutheran has com­ piled a 7-4 overall record in i ts four NCAA tournamenr appearances. ror a p rogram that 10 years ago s truggled to win a s i ngle game, the tu rnaround has been outstanding. Rige l l came to PLU in J 995 as a s tudent, after earn i n g his associate's degree at Green River College and coach ing basketball and tennis for sev­ eral years at Lakes High School. As a 3 2 -year-o l d , Rigell com­ piled a 9-0 s i ngles record while playing for the J 996 PLU men's tennis team. The next fall, he became an assistant coach for the wo men 's basketball program. One year later he took over as the head coach, and in each of the next six sea­ sons the Lutes won at least 20 games. The h ighlight was the 200 1 -02 team that won a school record 23 games b e fore losing in an El i te Eight game to

eventual national champion Wisconsin­ Stevens Poi nt. The six straight 20-win seasons is particularly noteworthy because nevn before in the h i story of rhe PLU women's basketball p rogram had any team enjoyed a 20-win season. RigeU has a 1 27-37 win- loss record, a .774 winning percentage. H e ranks among the national leaders in D ivision LII for winning percentage by a coach. His coach ing job this past season may have been his best, and the Lutes played their best basketball o f the season when i t mattered most. They advanced all the way to the Sweet 1 6. After fill ish i llg sec­ ond d u ring the Northwest Conference season, PLU beat Puget Sound at home and regular season cham pion \,(!h itworth in Spokane ro earn the con­ ference's automa,[ic berth in the nation­ a l tournament. Afrer a fi rs t round bye, the Lutes beat Gustavus Adolphus (Min n.), 68-54, at home, in the second round of the NCAA playoffs. The Lutes then traveled ro Wisconsin, where for the second straight year they were eliminated from the tour­ nament. This time, No. I-ranked Wisconsin-Eau Claire scored a llasket with 3.2 seconds left ro hold off the u n ranked Lures, 43-4 1 . "We had our chances. We had good looks throughout the game, the kind of shots that we've been making in recent games, but we d idn't put them down," said Rigell. "Bur they battled, roo. They were tough." Head c o a c h G i l

R i g e l l i s c redited with tu r n i n g the tea m around and h a s a .774 winning perc entage.


The p revious season, the Lutes lost thei r top three players in al l-con ference honorees Becky Franza '02, Jessica Iserman '02 and Jamie Keatts '02. The returnees rep rese nt only 3 1 p e rce nt of scoring and 35 percent of rebounding frQm the 200 1 -02 conference champi­ onship team. Rigell built the team around (WO vet­ eran p layers, 5-8 senior H ilary Berg '03 and 6-3 junior Courtney Joh nson '04. Berg was the team's "spiritual" leader who played each game with fierce deter­ m i nation. Johnson was a pivotal per­ former on oftense, leading the Lutes with 1 1 points per game, and on defense where she finished among the national leaders by averagi ng nearly 4.5 blocks per game. She received fi rst team AIl-Northwest Conference recognition. Sophomore S hannon Hayes 'OS, a returning starter, improved on offense and generally drew the assignment of stopping th e opponents' top scorer. Aundi Kustura 'OS recovered from a foot injury to average 7.7 points per game. Then there were the newcomers. M aUory Mann '06, a freshman from Co nway, Ark., replaced Franza at point guard and had a stellar fi rst season with averages of 5.6 points and 4,5 assists per contest. "Mallory'S poise and great court awareness played a key role for us making the national tour­ nament," Rige l l said. Freshman Kelly Tu rner '06 fi n ished second in the nation i n three-point shooting percentage (48 percent) and earned second team All-Northwest Confel'ence honors, and freshman Anna Sricklin '06 led the Lutes in sco ring i n several late-season games. Transfers Pam isaacson '06 and Sara Wilcox 'OS were key contributors off the bench. " G i l has done a good Job as coach of the wo men's basketball team," said PLU A thletic D i recto r Paul H osech. "To take a young team such a l o ng way in the national tournament is indica­ tive o f his coaching ability." The good news abo ut the 2002-03 PLU women's basketball team, besides a trip to the Sweet 16 and a 2 1 -8 final record , is that the team loses only o ne player, senior H i lary Berg. " I t's so darn tough getting out of our co nference," said Rigell, "that we like O ll r chances once we get OLlt. \X1e're right there, wc're k nocking on the door." B)' Nick Duw.\on

PLU's R i c h Vig orito, rig ht, is o n e of t h e wrestlers who will h ave to transfer s c h o o l s if they want to c o m p ete. PLU h a s eliminated its wrestl i n g program.

PLU puts pin on wrestling

annou ncement to team members. Hoseth pledged that the PLU athletic program but tries to help department "wi ll work with the current wrestlers to help them with their future athletes transfer plans," induding possible transfer to LU, one of o n ly five non-Division other institu tions with wrestling pro­ I fou r-year schools in the Pacific grams. Of 1 6 wrestlers listed on this Northwest and Canada to offer veal�s roster, none are seniors, and 1 3 of collegiate wrestling, has d ropped its hem competed. The top wrestler du ring wrestling program. the 2002-03 season was junior Josh The Lack of Division Rhoden '04, who won III and Northwest the Division I I I G reat PW WRESTUNG AU-AM ERICANS Conference wres tling (TOP 6 FINISH AT NATIONAL TOURNAMENT): Lakes Regional cham­ programs was a p ri­ pionshi p at 1 74 P a u l G i o v a n n i n i , 5th, 1 34 I b s . ( 1 98 1 ) mary facror in the deci­ pounds to earn a M i k e Agostini, 5th, 1 77 I bs. ( 1 982) sion. \Vith the demise berth at the national C h r i s Wolfe, 3rd, 1 42 I bs. ( 1 985) of the PLU tournament. I n five and 4th, 1 42 pounds ( 1 986) p rogram, Pacific years as a NCAA Jeff Li p p , 6th, 1 77 I bs. ( 1 985) Un iversity i n Forest Division I I I member, Adrian Rodri g u ez, 2nd, 1 26 1bs. ( 1 987) G rove, Ore., is the only PLU sent three B o b Fre u n d , 6th, 1 50 I bs. ( 1 988) remaining Division I I I wrestlers to narionals. J o h n Godinho, 6th, 1 34 I b s , ( 1 990) school in the Among the remain­ Bria n Peterson, 2nd, 1 50 I b s . ( 1 993) Northwest Con fe re nce , ing non-Division I and 1 st, 1 58 1 b s . ( 1 994) and in the Pacific Nate Button, 5th, 1 34 1bs. ( 1 994) w res tling programs i n Northwest region, with Quoe N g u y e n , 4th, 1 1 8 1 b s. ( 1 995) the Pacific Northwest a w res tling program. Tuan N g uy e n , 4th, 1 1 8 Ibs. ( 1 996) arc Simon fraser All other varsity spons a n d 3rd, 1 1 8 Ibs. ( 1 997) University, in J o h n Aiken, 2nd, 1 50 Ibs. ( 1 998) at PLU are affiliated Burnaby, B.C, J . J . H a n s o n , 3rd, 1 90 Ibs. ( 1 998) with rhe Northwest Central Washington Conference or are movUniversity in ing in that d irection. All have strong Ellensburg, Southern Oregon Uniwrsity regional and national connections. in Ashland, and Pacific Un iversi ty. "Our pn:ference is not to drop sports, "The athletes should be the No. 1 pri­ but Northwest Conference and ority and right now they don't feel like Division I I I wres tling in the Northwest thev are," said Aiken, a PLU All-Ame rica is essentially non-existent," Athletic wr:s tl er who coached the last five years. Director Paul Hoseth said. "This has nor "They are going to have to change been cas)' and certainly was not taken their goals and plans, and that's the ligh rly. Hoseth told head coach John important thing." (§] Aiken '98 i n /\pril, then made the llJ' Nick f)awson

ATTAWAY LUTES > PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 23


8l u m Alqft1.ai Rec:ogaitioa O utsta nding Alumnus Awa rd. Kees is di rector of the ELCA Youth

unteere d lor numerous organizations, most nota ble being presi d ent of the Washington

M inistries and Gathering. He has m a d e it

State Retired Teachers Association and

his life c a l l i n g to c h allenge the c h u r c h to

state d i rect or of AARP. H e works part time

m a ke you ng people full m e m b e rs of the

as a reverse mo rtgage specialist in a pro­

KENNETH *SKIP"

c h u rc h . His ministry is defi n e d by a d e e p

g ram that allows senior cittzens to a c c ess

HARTVI GSO N '65

s e n s e o f e m p athy f o r and interest i n youth

money from their home equity.

Because his life and a p p roach to work embody the

and their contribution to the c o m m u n ity of faith. As p a rt of that, he oversees the

D uring his academic career, Watness spearheaded several drives to seek state

_............ mission of PLU. Ken n eth

Luth eran youth gatherings. The ELCA c a r­

aid for summer programs a nd was an advo­

"Skip" Ha rtvigson '65 receives the

ries out the l a rgest gathering of youth in

cate for adult ed ucation who helped pro­

North America, bringing together 40,000

pose new c o m m u n ity c ol leges In the '60s.

Dlstt nguished Alumni Award.

youth a n d their spo nsors from 3,000 c ongre­

He created night p rograms tha t a l low a d ults

ing with Proctor & Gamble from 1 965-1 972

gations every three y e a rs to affirm young

to atten d classes while working - and are

a nd Connecticut Mutual We from 1 972-1 983.

people i n their faith.

still a model today.

He had a remarkable career in s(:I le s start­

He was a highly successful lutheran

A former pa rish pa stor, h e s e rved five

In 1 970, Watness helped develop the selt­

Brotherhood general agent for 1 9 years

c o n g regations i n M i n n esota and Cal ifornia

help h ousing program House My People,

until he retired in Decemb er. In the first five

more than 21 yea rs. At P LU , h e was a mem­

which has built hundreds at homes a n d

years after JOining lutheran Brotherhood in

b e r of the C h o i r of the West, a n d h e has

continues today a s Northwest H ousing

1 984, Ha rtv igson more than tripled his

had a strong rel ati onship with PlU's

Progra m. H e also was on the origlOal com­

agency's earnings_ His expertise made him a

C a m p u s M i n i stry for yea rs.

mittee seeking incorporation for Lakewood

sought-after s peaker a n d mentor, and he has shepherded the careers of numerous lutes

H e and his wife, Ca rolyn '66, live in P a rk Ridge, I I I . They have two c h ildren, Matthew,

sta rti ng In 1 97 1 . Lakewood a chieved

city­

hood i n 1 996.

oller the years. The val ues, miSSion, sense of

'93, a n d Amanda, a '92 g r a d u ate of

commitment a nd work ethic he instills have

Cal ifornia Luth eran U n ive rsity, and six

Lakewood . They halle four c hildren and five

helped those he manages reap suc cess .

g r a n d c h i ld ren.

grandc hildren_

Ha rtvigson has served hiS "beloved" uni­ versity in m a ny ways since hiS days a s sen­ ior class preSid ent. A valued volunteer, he is a member 01 the Board of Rege nts, sits on the School of B uslOess AdministratIOn Advisory Board and is a mem ber of the busi­

Outstanding Ah.llnnus Award

He and hIS wife, Julia, '52, live in

I

CALVIN WATNESS '50, '61 For his work in promoting

For his viSion ary work in

ness alumni club PLUS Business. He and his

e d u c ation and d e c a d es of

co mb m ing th e arts a n d tech­

wife, Joyce (H a avlk '65), have bee n leaders

s e rvi c e to students and the

nology, D ave Howell 'S9,

i n fund - raising campa igns, are Q C l u b

c o m m u n ity, Ca lvin Watn ess

Fellows a n d me m bers 0 1 t h e Heritage

'50 and '61 , rece ives a n O utsta nding

Society and LI fe ti me GivlOg Soc iety.

Alumnus Awa rd .

H artvigson and his wife share homes in

Watn ess started his c a reer as a tea c h e r

receives the 2003 Outsta nding Recent Alumnus Award. A founding em ployee of the h i g h ly suc cessful g a ming company

Seattle and MeXICO. They have two sons,

in the Kent a n d Clover Park s c hool districts.

Brett '92 and wife Jocelyn, and Koll '93, and

H e was d i rector of Ad ult E d u c ation a n d

pio neer in the ele ctronic p u b l i shi ng

five grandchildren.

S u m m e r S c h ool f o r Clover Pa rk, d e a n o f

i n d u stry. In the m i d -' SOs, h e envi­

extension services at F o rt Ste i l a c oom

sioned digita l publishing becoming a n

C o m m u n ity College ( n ow Pierce College)

Indispensable pa rt of re ad e rs' lives.

Outstanding

I

Wiza rds of the Coast, Howell was a

a n d after reti rement in 1 980 was di rector of

He c reated a powerful " reade r recom­

Adult Ed u c ation at Northwest Regional

m e nd e r ," a comp uter algorithm to help

BILL KEES '65

E d u c ation Lab. H e served as a d m i n istrative

people make book selections.

For h is ded ication to the

m a n a g e r for the Puya l l u p Tri b e of I n d i a n s

JUulnnus Award

luthera n Churc h and hiS advoc a cy for y ou t h, Bill

___ K e e s '65 receives a 2003

24 PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS

He founded AlexUt (Alexlit com), which

f r o m 1 982 t o 1 986. H e tried reti rement, and

p u blis hes books and short stories online

th ough h e enjoyed bowl ing a n d fis h i n g i n

and makes his reader recomme n d e r avail ­

Alaska, h e wanted to return t o work. H e vol-

a ble to eve ryone . The timely lau nc h of his


company preceded the d evelopment of

stu de nts g roup, encouraging th e m to p a rtic­

hand-held compute r " boo ks," a nd he

ipate in third world medicine. He has a l s o

g r a n d supporters of the u n iversity. They

invented a c o nverter to convert text of

s et up an I ntern et consulting partnership

were co-chairs of the PLU Pa rents COll n c i l

books into va rious formats used by the

with doctors in China, I n dia and the

and have been m e m b e rs o f t h e past two

ha nd-held d evices. H i s c o m p any is now

Philippines, in which they send him photos

c a m p aign com mittees. They c a n be seen

kn o wn as Seattle B o o k Compa ny. At

and desc ri pti ons of skin problems and he

c h e e ring at nea rly every football g a m e .

Wiza rds of the Coast, he was responsible

makes reco mmen dation s for their c a re .

for c a rd production and online c usto m e r s u pport, a n d ultimately served as d i rector

Becau se their children, D i a n a '92 a n d

He a n d h i s wife, Ul rike, live i n Puyallup, Wash. They have three d aughters.

interested in recruiti ng students a n d

Howell started in busine ss at age 1 7,

s h a r i n g t h e i r story with other pa rents

when he formed M a g n etic Media

and prospe ctive students.

M e r c h a nts i n 1 983, s e l l i n g computer

Rae g rew u p in Hawaii, and knowing how

diskettes to business i n his hometown of

far students travel and what c u ltural differ­

Wa lla Wal i a, Wa s h . S i n c e then, he has

ences they find here, they have always

started several oth e r c o m panies, authored

Fo r her longti m e d e d i c ation

severa l books, publish e d books and ga mes, and c reated m a ny c o m puter programs for Web sites.

-......,,,� ...

..

,.

to P LU, Helen No rdq u ist '57, receives the 2003 Heritage

Award .

Hawaii. They are true friends to the unive rsity and h a l l m a rk of PLU.

25 years of service In the Q Club office She

c a l l i g ra p h e r and has worked in the Seattle

made her work much more t h a n a job

theater s c e n e . Another goal is to write and

has been

p e rform his own works i n musical theater.

support for PLU and to th a n k those who

H o well lives in Tu kwila, Wash.

looked for ways to sup port stu dents from

epitomize the family atmosphere that is a

Nordq uist will retire in May with nearly

He is also a musician, g raphic designer,

S c ott '94 had such good experiences at PLU, Clark and Rae have been parti cula rly

of the Book P u b l ishing D ivision.

foun de d a yearly s c i e n c e fiction convention

th e i r children did, and they ha ve become

II

-

it

personal c rusade to encou ra ge

offer it. She knows donors by name and works hard to build relationsh ips with alum­

Aluft1.ru Service AwCU'd

I

The Brian C. Olson

ni and co n tr i b uto rs H e r willing and caring

Le ad ership Award is pre­

.

attitu de will b e missed a rou nd the offi ce, but her work will be long remembered by

sented to a student who has ....

.. demonstrated a commitment

__ _ _

DAN WIKLUND '70

the thousands of students who have been

to the u n iversity and the Alumni

For providing medical serv­

helped with Q Club S ch olars hi ps.

Association. By r e c o g n izing the importa n c e

ices to some of the neediest

Nordqu ist has served as a class repre­

i n the world, D r. D a n Wiklund,

se ntative and is a longti me m e m b e r of the

rec ipient has shown potential for lifelong

'70, re c e ives the Alumni

PLU Wo m en's Club, once known as the

service to the u n iversity. Senior Elisa beth

Service Award. Wikl u n d , a phys i c i a n at Puya l l u p

Fa culty Wives C l u b . She has been involved

Pynn '03 receives the 2003 Bria n C. O lson

with the a n n u a l Yule B outique since its

Le adership Awa r d .

Dermatology C l i n i c , s e rves on the board of

ince ption and works d i l ig e ntl y to ens ure the

Hea lth Te a ms I nte rn ational, based in Tu lsa,

annual eve nt. which benefits student schol­

Okla. The mission is to deliver medical and

arships, is a success.

dental care to ar eas including M o n g o li a ,

of c o n necti n g stude nts a n d alumni, the

She Is a member of the Luthera n Social

Pynn came

10 P L U f r o m Wa l n ut Creek,

Ca lif., and g r a d u ated in M ay with a degree in psychology. She hopes to use her educa­ tion as an industrial/o rganizati onal psychol­

Tibet and Cameroon. T h e t e a m pa rtners

SerVices Board a n d is active in Trinity

ogist or high sc hool couns elor. She has

with i n - c o u ntry pastors to deliver the

Lutheran Church .

been i n volved with ad missions eve nts and

Christian gospel to " u n r eached peo ple s,"

She and her husband, Phili p, '56, longtime

hosted stud ents for the Red Car pet pro­

often a n i mists i n nature. He d o n ates several

faculty member a nd c a mpus historian, live

months of his ti me each year to the o r g a n i ­

10 Tacoma. They have two sons, Chris and

hall govern ment, served as a resident

zation, often practicing u n d e r extreme a n d

Paul '92

assistant, and acted as a stu d e nt represen­

primitive con ditions. In seven years, volun­

gr am, has been a member of the residence

tative to the PLU Al umni Board .

teers have seen ove r 40,000 patients. He

Last year, P y n n served as t h e first execu­

l o b b i e s for better sanitation and knowle d g e

tive d i rector for the Student Alumni

about p u b l i c health in p o o r r u r a l a r e a s , hop­

As sociation, implementing prog rams and

ing to help prevent c o m mon maladi es such as worms, parasites, AIDS and m a l a r i a . W i k l a n d is also a clinical associate pro­ fessor at the University of Wa shington

events for the student body. Her personal For their commitm en t to rec ruiting stude nts and rais-

sense of commu nity and excitement for stu­

109 funds for PLU, Clark and

d e nts at PLU . " Pynn lives in Seattle, Wa sh.,

Medical S c h ool, where he was named UW

Rae Peters receive the 2003 __....-.. .

Te a c h e r of the Ye a r for Clinical Fa c u lty. He

Special Recognition Award

works with a Seattle a rea Ch risti an medical

goal for SAA has been to " i nvoke a strong

Neither of them attended PLU , but both

and is engaged to Jacob Himmelman '03. This award is n a med in memory of Brian C. Olson '83.

ALUMNI NEWS

& EVENTS > PLU SCENE SUMMER 2003 25


alumni np. Alumni Recognition

J om the Lutes at

Homecoming 2003

the Rainiers

Attaway!

Award N ominations

alling all G lad j arors, K n ights and Lures: Mark Ocr. 1 7- 1 9, 2003, on yo ur calendar and make plans to join us fo r Ho mecoming 2003: ATTAWAY ! I n add ition to reunions for the classes of 1953, 1958,

A\\J.rds arc givcn <:.ld, war r o alumni, fnl'n<i< and smd�n(s Ii.'r 1u t��anding acillewmem. and rcan of !Sel>;"". Nominations must include supp orting letters and be returned to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations by D ec, 3 1 , 2003. H,'n' arc rh� ;l[llllorifs: Distinguished Alumnus Award

Tllr ugh )'..ar� of d�d, :ar ion and scn�ce. rill :llllnl llu. ha. a� hl� � pll)fe�5ioO.lI

or v(l('.llional distinction

Outstanding Alumnus Award

A\\ ;uJcd to an a1umm.!s, b Yl.lnd 1 5 ) rs ( I f gradu.l tion. \\ Ito h J!o c! l( dlCld i n a ,p""a1 an'a of life \ 'lIR � '" INt.

Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award

Awarded to an alumnus. wirhin 1 5 years oi gradLJ.ltinn who has .n · d - l..d in .l lipr­ .."I .lrl'a uflill'. , PA Nt \ML..,t:.1

Heritage Award

Awarded to an alumnus for vears oi di.�ringuished serviCe" fll the �nt\'crsi

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1963, 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988,

njoy your Labor Day Weekend with fel low Lutes at a Tacoma Rai n iers ball game at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma. We invite you ro join us fo r a n ight o f baseball, food and fun Satu rday, Aug. 3 1, We have reserved t'he Upper Deck for use by PLU alu m ni, parenrs and friends that nighr. For just $ 15 per person, you receive VlP parking, entry i n to the park with special seating, an All American BBQ an d a baseball signed by a player. Come watch the Tacoma Rai n iers (Trip le-A Affiljate of the Seattle Mariners) take o n the S al t Lake Stingers. Call t he A l u m n i O ffice or go ro www.pluaiumni.org.

1993 and 1998, we are excited ro wel­ come all those who have been involved in the football p rogram for a s pecial re u n i o n celebrating 75 years of PLU football . Please watch for the Homeco m ing registration brochure th is summer outl i n i ng all the details o f t h e weekend's festivities. \Ve l o o k for­ ward to offering many of the pop ular events that have become a tradition du ring Homecoming Weekend and we hope to see many of you there ! Fri day, Oct. 17

Register fo r the Athletic Hall o f Fame Luncheon and learn first hand about the acco m p l i s h me n rs of several athletes who will be i n ducted. Football reunion

I Pen c i l Us I n I ( UPCOMING EVENTS'

Special Recognition Award

AWJ.N('d to an alumnus or fricnd ofth .. UIII\l'rMty who h.1.� umqud)' l\t!Ved the llnIWrslt)'. 'h, t'M.

tiNt

Service Award Awarded co an alumnus who has demon­ m ale I nur�r.tnding wlu nrt'cr ll-ad C!lhip .lnJ, t.r I> ICC ro [heIr community.

Alumni

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Brian C. Olson Student Leadership Award A" ard"d to a studmt who has demon­ str3tl'd pu[\'nrial for a lifdong commitm.m r rh" UI1IWtsilY .1nd Ihe :alumni 3S.�ocu.rion. " 111{ . 1 1\.IIS"£l

Tai lgate at Azusa Pacific U niversity

10 1 7-23 August 30 September 1 3

Twin Cities Connection Council Cookout Alumni College at Holden Village PLU Day at the Tacoma Rainiers

August

Tacoma Museum Madness

September 27

Tailgate at Unfield College

October

Alumni Board Meeting

October

Tailgate at Willamette University

4 4-5 October 1 7-1 9 November 1

Family Weekend

November 7-9

Parents Coundl

November 9

Homecoming Weekend

The Twin Cities Connection Council would like to i nvite all alumni, parents, students and friends from Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa to a Summer Cookout. This potluck even t will be on Sunday, Aug. For more information contact AI Dungan '59 at For more information:

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August

952-942-5282

1 0 from

www,plualumni, org or c a l l 800-AlUM-PLU .

3-7 p.m . .


attendees will take part in many activi­ ties, including a day of golf, a coo kout and a special reunion program.

ALUMNI BOARD NOMINATIONS

Saturday, Oct, 18

OFFICIAL BALLOT

Start out the day with a college work­ out ci)allenge, led by Susan Westering '80. Alumni will have the opportunity to attend the Heri tage Lecture, reun ion brunch es o r the Alumni Tent and tilC Lure Football game ar S p arks Stad i u m . There will also be an opportu nity to join a PLU tour of the ncw Tacoma M useum of GLass. \l{!hile rheir parents are arrc n d in g reunions, children of al u m n i can rake parr i n " L utcCamp" on campus. Finally, join LIS at the H omcco m i ng Gala, where we will honor the 2003 Alumni Award recipi­ ents, e nj oy a wonderful meal and be ente rrained by some of PLU's fi nest musical talent.

2003-2004 ALUMNI B OARD OF DIRECTORS The Alu m n i Board of Di rectors brings these new candidates to the Al u mni Association fo r con firmation. Please vote for three candidates; two resp onse boxes are provided for two alumni i n the same household. Detach and

mail

Relations, Nesvig Alumni Center, Tacoma, WA 98447, or casr your ballot online at wwwplualumni.org. D O

Richard Weathermon '50 Sum ner, Was h.

D O

Pamela (Weeks ' 72) Russell San Diego, Calif.

D O

Rowe '92 Tacoma, \l\!as h .

Sunday, Oct. 1 9

We wrap lip the fe s t i ve wee kend with a Pancake Feed, a special University Congregation worship service and an afternoon Wind E n se m b l e concert. []]

by J u ly 1 5 , 2003 to: Office of Alu mni and Parent

Karolyn Labes '91, Dr, S.... n (Weiss' Walker '91, Scott Flulkner '91, David Steams '91 , Marte "Moses" Ooulllass '91, tII.11a (Kim,pISt.,rna '92 gather al the weddInIi 01 S cott and Andrea FS IJlkner.

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Scott Etherton , Matt !lygIl 'OO, and Julie Jollnton '99 get together 81 Oregon StaIB Umversflv In Corvalhs. Scott, a lormsr re sident dllector 01 Foss and Pflueger, IS now assistant director 01 fe51denbal hie al OSU Matt graduated Irom OSU with I mas ter 's degreR In college slIldenl services I n 2002 and con­ lI nue s 10 serve 8S a resldern director Julie gradualed from OSU Wllh 8 m a s ­ ler's degr• • in educalion and college stud e nt services administration In June and also serves I S I reSident director.

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M u s i c p ro m ote r a n d c a n c e r s u rvivo r C a m e ro n C l a rk b ri n g s a rts to c h e m oth e r a py p at i e nts

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s a PLU srudene, Camero n Clark brought popular acts i ncluding Kenny G and the '80s band Toro to campus. In graduate school at the U nIvers i ty of Redlands, he booked J e rry Sei n feld for a comedy s how and Mario Cuomo for a lecture. And today, as a p ro fessional eve n t ptoducer, h e p u ts big-name acts like B.B. King, M arc Cohn, Ray Charles and Joan Baez on s tages in Bend, Ore., and among other things, just fin ished a run as p roducer of Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo Tunes concert series.

«Music is therapy. » B u t the most i m po rtant venue Clark '88 wanes to fil l is a chemotherapy room at a Bend cancer clin ic. After a grueling regimen o f chemotherapy halt­ ed his tes ticular cancer, Clark has an even greater appreciation for the arts and is compelled to share h i s joy. "Music is therapy," he said. He has launched Project Art Infusion, which h e will use to b ring art and m usic i n to the lives of cancer patien ts. Donations will pay for artwork for the walls of the chemotherapy room , per­ formers to play while patien ts are hav­ i n g chemo, a PA system to broadcast recorded music and comfo rtable chairs for family and friends to sit i n whi l e keepi ng patie n ts company. He also plans to connect patients with men tors who h ave been through treatment, to s up port them along the way. "The first tim e I walked i n to t h e (hemo room, I was shocked at how m uch i t fel t like a morgue," said Clark, who was diagnosed in February 2002 and experienced month s o f debili tating treatment. "I figure i f you're going to s i t a n d p oison people through a tube, s u r­ rou n d them with l i fe - give them a rea­ son to live." Clark seeks donations at the events h e p u ts o n and uses connections he's made

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Cameron Clark 'SS, says surviving c a n c e r made him a pprec iate life. He h o p e s to make the treatment process more pleasant by providing art and music to patients. Photo c o u rtesy Bend Bu l l etin.

to bring i n performers from around and o u tside of Bend. Clark's event planning began at P LU, where h e said ad ministrators including former Presidene William Rieke ' 5 3 and former Vice President for Studen t Life Erv Serverrson ' 5 5 encouraged the f1edgling e ntrepreneur. Grads from the '80s p robably remem-

ber the Romantics playing in Olson or the weekend dances featuring the Crazy Eights, all p roduced by Clark. "The opporrunities that were available to me were phenomenal," h e said. " I f you fuse those-the classroom learning with a l l the h ands-on extra cu rricular opportuni t ies-college can be a great l i fe learning experience."


After earning a master's degree at Redlands, he moved co Bend, where he

doctors don't expect a recu rrence o f the

everything is new agai n," he said. "Your

disease.

perspective is changed fo rever."

worked as ele memary school cou nselor

"I am cured," he said. "I use that word."

and a TV and radio broadcaster. In the

The exhausting regimen of eigh t-hour

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have in your l i fe. I'm

s u m m e rs, he worked on event p l anning

days of chemotherapy created side

and after a cou p le years was running

effects that h ave lasted long past his

looking for the beauey - that's where I

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last infusion. Clark's lung capaciey is

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d iminished, and is not back co fu l l

He's still dedicated co his production c o m pany, but this new ini tiative and his fam i ly have taken prio riey. "This is

going to spend my next days and weeks

" I t's really an honor to get co be

strength. H e can't p u t in t h e 60- or 80-

here," C l ark said. "There's so m uch

hour weeks he used co work.

great stuff waiting fo r us."

my calling, my service, now," said

said. " We get on these tracks of l i fe

C l ark, who married his wife, Amy, in a

where we get on this escalator going up

special ceremony in C u ba in September

and we don't get off long enough to be

and is now a father figure to her 4-year­

stunned by the everyday beauey."

old son, Zachary. " What's really impor­ tam is to let those you love know you love them and take their love i n

" I won't get back on it. I will absolutely take the time co enjoy thi ngs," he said. C l ark speaks frequently of beauey,

and give t o yo u r fam i l ies and yo ur

and says his cancer hel ped h i m redis­

com m u n iey."

cover i t.

Clark is in remission and says his

lID By Katheri'Je T-Ted/and '88

"And that has been a blessing," he

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m o re a b o ut Proj e ct Art I nfusion, e - m a i l cconcerts@aol.com o r c a l l 541 -389-0995. D o n ations may be ma i l e d to 208 S.E. Vine La n e , B e n d , O r e . , 97702.

"When one has a l i fe eve n t l i ke this,

PlU grad is named the World's Sma rtest Person WHO'S THE SMARTEST PERSON I N THE WORLD? A PLU grad, accordi n g c o t h e I n ternational High I Q Society. A fter scori n g 2 2 points o u t of 25 possi­ ble o n the socieey's online Test for Exceptional Intelligence, Andrew Nierman

'96

was named the World's Smartest Person. Designed so gifted i n d ividuals w i l l receive average scores, but o n l y geniuses will achieve h i g h scores, the t e s t was taken by more than 50,000 people from 60 coun tries. N ierman's score was i mpressive; he a nswered two of the most difficul t questions, which had yet to be answered correctly by anyone else. " I think there's a lit rle bit of a d i fference between being the world's smartest person and winning this conrest," N i erman said i n a Newhouse News Service sto ry. "The smartest person in the world probably wo u ld n ' t bother entering this contest. I j ust thought i t would be fu n."

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Nierm a n '96 now

holds the title of World's Smartest Person and was the featured speaker at the Q Club

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banq uet in May.

. Wonder how hard this test really is? H e re's one of the Questions that N i e r m a n a l o n e answered co rrectly.

bu ild h i s co n fidence, gradually pro­ gressing to the more challenging ones, and wrote original com p u ter programs to h e l p decode some of the questions. Find the answer o n S c e n e o n l i n e www.plu. edu/scene

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Class Re presentative positions available: 1 935, 1 937, 1939, 1941 , 1 942, 1943, 1944, 1951, 1952, 1960, 1965, 1 972, 1978, 1981, 1 986, 1 988, 1991, 1992, 1 993, 1 995

1 936

Class Re presentative - Volly (Norby) Grande 1938

Class Representative -Stan Willis 1 939

Gene ral Hospital, then worked at Roosevelt Memorial Hospital ( B remerton, Wash.) laboratory and the Bremerton Medical Laboratory. Etta married Myrton Keeler in 1952. He died aher the birth of their d a u g hter, Barbara. In 1 957, Etta married Charles Smithson, and they lived in South Kitsap County. I n 1989, they moved to Sequim, Wash., where Etta was active in their church, Dung eness Valley lutheran. She was also a n avid gardener and watercolor artist. Charles died in 1 996. She i s survived by her three children, Barbara, Paul '82, and Suzanne '83; and six grandchil dren.

Charlotte (Goplerud) larsen died Dec. 1 6.

Aher PLU, Cha rlotte ta ught at S h eridan Elementary School i n Ta coma. She and her husband, H aakon, married i n 1 944. They moved to West Seattle, where they raised their two sons. Charlotte was active i n her c h urch, where she played the piano and organ for more than 50 years. Her husband died in 1 999. Charlotte is survived by hel sons, Donald '78, and Rob ert, and four grand­ children.

1 949

Class Representative - Luther Watness 1 95 0

Class Representative - Edna (Haglund) Dorothy

May (Pellett) Klinzmann's husband,

John, died in December 200 1 . May lives i n a n assisted living-care center in Wray, Colo. She has one son, one daug hter, six grandch ildren and eight great-gran d c h il­ dren. Dne grandson teaches in France and another teac hes in Oregon. 1944 Charlotte (Swanson) Bumgardner died Feb.

5. She was a fihh-grade teacher in Beaverton, Ore., for 29 years. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Jesse '49. She is survived by a son, David, and sister, Lois (Swanson) Brass '51. 1 945

Class Representative - Annabelle Birkestol

Class Representative - Isabel (Harstad) Watness 1 947

Class Representative - Gerald Lider 1 948

Class Representative - Norene ( S kilbred) Gulhaugen Etta (Claussen) Smithson died Feb. 6. Aher PLU, Etta interned at Tacoma

John Reay is still teaching in the math

department at Western Washington Uni versity. He spoke o n "Anti-symmetry a nd 2-homothetic transformations," at the PLU math department's facu lty collo­ quium in April.

Housholder have three sons who are a l l ELCA pastors. David '83 i s at Grace Lutheran i n Huntington Beach, Calif., Michael i s at Lutheran Church of Hope in W. Des Moines, Iowa, and TImothy is at King of Kings Lutheran in Woodbury, Minn Norma Borgford is serving as interim

pastor at Wilbur (Wash.) Lutheran Church. She is enjoying the small town, rural atmosphere.

David Thorp died Dec. 23. Aher PlU,

David taught a rt and special education in the Clover Park Scho ol District, retiring in 1 982. He was also a member of Tri nity lutheran Church for more than 50 years. David's wife of 47 years, Barbara (Cerstensen '53) preceded him in death in 2000. They enjoyed traveling and spending time with their ch ildren and grandchildren, He was also preceded in death by his brother, Selmer "Bud" Thorp '48. David is survived by his daugh­ ter, Deanna Nowadnick '16 ( Kurt '76); son, David '81 (Christy Moen '80); four grandchildren; and sister, Thelma. 195-4

Class Representative - Iver Haugen

1955 Class Representative - Phyllis Grahn Carroll

as a disc jockey at KMO-AM radio and then moved to television, hosting, "These are Yours," a program for the Clover Park School District. He also taught English, drama and was the debate coach at Bethel High School and later helped turn KPLU-FM, a small campus radio station, into a 100,OOD-watt powerhouse. Judd was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Nancy (Halvorson '57). He is survived by his three children, Elizabeth, Carolyn, and Patrick, and S'even grandchildren. Duane Thompson is retired aher 43 years

of active ministry in the lutheran Church.

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Missionaries Assista nt program. Thelma preceded Arthur i n death in 1991. He is survived by his wife of 1 1 years, Vivian; one son and two daughters; 1 5 grand­ c h i l d ren and 16 great-gra ndchildren 1961

Class Representative - R o n Lerch Morris Hauge retired from active priest­

hood in the Episcopal Church in November. He was the rector of SI. Paul's Episcopal Church in Seattle from 1 994 to 2002.

Thomas and Delphine (Danielson)

1953

Judd Doughty died Dec. 15. Judd worked

1 946

1956

Class Representative - Gi nny (Grahn) Haugen and Cia rene (Osterli ) Johnson

Class Representative - Helen-Joanne (Enger) Olsen

1 940

Class Re presentative - Luella Toso Johnson

He and his wife, Judith, have returned to live in the Pacific Northwest.

1957

Class Representative - Carol (Bottemiller) Geldaker and Helen (Jordanger) Nordquist

1962

Class RepresHntative - Leo Eliason and Dixie (Likkel) Matthi a s Carl Foss died J a n . 1 1 . C a r l served i n the

U.S. Air Force and later worked i n the Washington State and Federal correc­ tional systems. He attended Fuller Seminary i n Pasadena and more recently received his or.din ation with the Assemblies of God. His earlier work i n t h e correctional system led h i m t o estab­ lish "One to One Ministries," a prison ministry he served as a chaplain. Carl is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carol, five children and 1 0 grandchildren. 1 963

1958

Class Representative - Don Cornell and David Knutson

Class Representative - Paula (Heyer) Billings and Judy Perry Jo Ann (Threewit) >La Bianco is a retired

Robert Rodin died Jan. 25. Aher PLU,

Robert attended seminary at Augusta College in Rockville, III. Aher seminary, he married his wife of 31 years, Anita. Robert served as pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove, Minn., SI. John Lutheran Church in Chehalis, Wash., SI. Mark Lutheran Churc h in Seattle, Gloria Dei Lutheran Ch urc h in Butte, Mont., and Zion Lutheran Church in Medford, Ore., retiring in 1 994. Robert is survived by his wife; sons, Rolf and Jon '86; daughter, Amy; brother, Dennis '58 and two grandchildren.

elementary principal. She would enjoy hearing from old friends. joannbigma­ ma@aol. com

1 964 Class Re presentative - Kathy (Taylor) Edlund Carafe Fredrickson is in her 24th year with Windermere Real Estate. Her edu­ cation degree has hefped her to c ontinue to learn new and challenging things in her career and to pass them along to her clients.

1959

Class Representative - Alvin Dungan Arthur Kempf died Jan. 1 6. Before PLU,

Arthur served i n the U.S. Navy i n World War II. He married Thelma (Salvage '63) and aher PLU, ta ught school in Tacoma. I n 1 964, he moved to S a c ramento, where he ta ught school and received a ifeacher of the Year award before retiring in 1983. He was involved in his ch urch, including teaching Sunday sc hool, assisting with home projects, and in the Mobile

John Anderson retired aher 34 years in

ministry, in which he often used both English and German. He and his wife, Marilyn, live in Camrose, Alberta, where John is serving as the interim university pastor, at Augustana University, until July 3 1 . 1 965 Stan Hoobing has been serving

Redeemer Lutheran Churc h i n Boise, Idaho, as interim pastor since October


2002. He and his wife, Carol, are making their home in the house where Stan grew up. Mary (Olson) Baich has a new position

as president of the Vesper Society.

1 966

have carbon monoxide (CO) detectors in their homes after the recent death of their daughter, Kara '02, to an accidental CO poi­ soning. This inexpensive warning device could have saved her life and the life of her friend. Glenn c ontinues as pastor a t St. John Lutheran Church in M cMinnville, Ore., and Cec works as an RN in the short stay unit of the local hospital.

1 972 Patricia (Morrison) Syron works with

Kris (Ekstrand) Molesworth has a new

special edu cation students at Moscow (Idaho) High School. She and her hus­ band, Leslie, live on 44 acres with their three large parrots and seven finches. Their first grandchild, Sophia Caputo, was born O c t. 1 4 .

position as executive director of the Museum of No rthwest Art in La Conner, Wash., the only museum devoted exclu­ sively to collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting contemporary art by Northwest artists. She i s the former director of N o rthwest Bookfest.

1 967

Kenneth Tetz died Jan. 6. After PLU,

Ken neth was a manager at Union Oil for two years. H e then worked at UniLever for 1 2 years, Reynolds Metals for four years and Weyerhaeuser for four years before buying Tetz Oil Company in Ilwaco, Wash., i n 1988, from his father, Kenn eth Sr. In 2002 he sold the company. Kenneth's interests included sports, hunting and investing. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Dee; sons, Gerald and Sc ott; and seven grandchildren.

Robert Hasselblad was elected to serve

as vice-president for the Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) national board. He serves as the Ta c o m a representative to the LVC board. H e and his wife, Kath l ee n (Burwash) '89, '94, have been involved with LVC since returning to Tacoma in 1998. Robert has been self-employed as a lumber broker for the past 28 years. H e is also a part-time writer, published i n poetry a n d fiction. H e a n d Kathleen have three grown children, Isaac, Sarah, and Anna who is a junior at PLU. Besides LVC, his interests include walking, read­ ing and art. 1 973

Koran "Karl" Kasperson died Jan. 22.

After PLU, Karl taught junior high for three years. In 1970 he became the owner of Bainbridge Island Lumber Company. He retired and sold the company in 1987 and became involved with the Bainbridge Island Historical Soc iety as vice president and docent. He also enjoyed golf, fishing and travel. Karl is survived by his wife of 36 years, Eva; two sons, Leif '94, and Kris; and one grandson.

1 968

Class Representative - Ni kki M a rtin Abdulfah Ibrahim EI-Kuwaiz was named,

by royal decree, Sau di ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Dennis Andersen is the co-author of

"Distant Corner: Seattle Architects and the Legacy of H. H . Rich ardson," an architectural history of Seattle, 1 8801 895. It was published by University of Washington Press.

1 975

1 977 Class Representative - Leigh Erie and Joan (Nelson) Mattich

Va ncouver, Wash., where John tea ches fifth grade. I n the fall, John earned certi­ fication from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, after c o mpleting a rigorous and comprehen­ sive yearlong program. The program included compl eting a portfolio and a series of exams covering a broad range of cu rricula and instruction. Jonathan Mohr was awarded a Ph.D. in

computing science by the Unive rsity of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is a pro­ fessor of computing science at Augustana University College in Camrose, Alberta. To m Brandt was named a partner for the

Pacific N o rthwest regional financial oHices of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. H e has been with Lutheran Brotherhood since 1990 and will manage Northwest Washington. Rebecca Thompson earned a master's

degree i n physical educ ation and dance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980. In 1 994, Rebec ca challenged the California State Board and earned a cer­ tificate o f physical therapist assistant. She went on to complete a d octorate in clinical psychology at John F. Kennedy University in 2000 and is now working in the ne uropsychology department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital-Fulton campus i n Orange County, Calif. She pre­ sented her research study, "Fibromyalgia and the High Risk Model of Threat Perception: A Personality Profile 01 Patients with Fibromyalgia," at the American Psyc hological Association convention in San Fra ncisco in 2000.

Class Representative - Michael Ford

1 969 Class Representative .. Rose (Lanes) Steiner 1970

Class Representative - Lois (Wehmann) LaCuran 1 97J

Class Representative - Joseph Hustad Jr. Nancy Schultz moved to Tacoma after 31 years in pediatric practice in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is ph YSician/pediatrician, working a t Mary Bridge Children's Hospital.

Glenn and Cecilia (Sanerthwait '13) Zander urge everyone to make sure they

the University of Maryland. Her husb and, Daniel, is a family physician in the U.S. Air Force. They have two sons, Nathan, 23, and Karl, 22.

Class Re presentative - Ed Vo ie John and Nancy (Beam) Palm live in

Class Representative - J a c k Oliver

Class Representative - Angie (Nicholson) M a g ruder

oHices of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Doug has been with AAL since 1990 and will manage So uthwest Washington and Oregon.

1 974

1 976

Class Representative - Dave Johnson

Class Representative - G a ry Powell

Kristin Ljndlan is a librarian a t the

Tom Gallagher moved back to Park Ci ty,

Univ ersity of Washington. She co­ authored "Advanced Serials Cataloging Workshop: Instructor Man ual," written in PowerPoint with an acc ompanying tra inee manual and published by the Library of Congress. The manual serves as the basis for a two-day workshop for catalogers i n the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Utah. He hopes to open a water filtration business with his sons.

1 978 John Gordon and Catherine B u rton were

married in Jul y 2002. His first wife, Muriel (Balch 'BO) died in 2000. John is

an engineer and manager at Ceramatec I nc" in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Catherine is a doctor. 1 979

Class Representative - David and Teresa (Hausken) Sharkey Timothy and Beth (Purdy) Kobernik live

i n the Kingdom of Bahrain, where Timothy is a physician in the U.S. Navy. They miss beautiful Washington State. Jim Steele is working full-time on a d o c torate in education at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore. H e is focus­ ing on adult and post-secondary educa­ tion. Jim previously worked i n human resource management. He and his wile, Debbie, live in Tualatin. Their dau ghter, Bethany '00, and son, Matt, live i n Seattle.

1980 Class Representative - Phil Waldner Oonna Kahre is a contracts manager,

responsible for contracts and programs, a t Honeywell International in Paris, Fra nce.

1981 Munro Cullum w a s named t h e chairman

of the Dep artment of Psychology at the UniverSity of Texas Southwestern Medical S c h ool i n Dallas in March. Munro and his wife, Heike (Wilhelm 'Bl), celebrated their 20th wedding anniver­ sary last summer.

1 982 Class R epresentative - Paul Collard

Winnifred (Mclean) McComas is retired from teaching and working with primary and preschool children in a church set­ ting.

Patricia (Speicher) leal i s coordinator of the Strategies i n Parenting Program for the Siskiyou Cou nty Health Department. She was employee of the month in September 200 1 . P atty and her husband, Ken, have five children, Sarah, Seattle Pac ific University '04; Nathan, Simpson College '06; David, high school '05; and twins, Anna and Mary, high school '06. Patty and Ken celebrated their 25th wed­ ding anniversary 9/1 1/2001 .

Doug Ruecker was named a partner for the Pacific Northwest regional financial

Kri st i (Riga l l ) Weaver is a counselor intern and graduate degree candidate at

Jon Zurfluh has a new position a s princi­

pal at Emerald International School in Shangh ai, China. The school opened in August 2002 to serve expatriates living and working i n Shanghai. Guy Ellison was named a partner for the

P a c ific Northwest regional fi nancial oHices of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Guy has been with Lutheran Brotherhood since 1 9B8 and will manage East King County (Wash.). His daughter, Claire, graduated from PLU in May.

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Candace Armstrong a nd Steve M u m m

fall, she had a PLU stud e nt teacher,

mated to plant manager and glo bal sup­

He is also the head boys' s o c c e r c oa c h at

we r e m a r r i e d in S p o kane, Wash., i n fall

Cammy Anderson '02, who now tea c hes

ply c hain lead er. I n this position, h e is

Puyallup High S chool. Sharon is a stay-at­

2002. Their c h i ldren, M u rphy, 1 3,

i n the Bethel S ch o o l D istrict

responsible f o r man ufacturing a n d d e l iv­

h o m e mom and active in M O P S IMothers

Amanda, 1 2, and Madison, 1 0, participat­

ering n u clear fuel and c o m ponents for

of Pre-Schoolers).

ed i n the wedding. Canda c e is presi dent

U.S., Asian, and European utilities. Jon

of the S p o ka n e Planning Commission and Steve i s a c h i e f o p e rating o H i c e r.

1 983 Class Representative - David Olson

David and Wendy IVermeer) Housholder and their son, Lars, moved to H u ntington Beach, Calif., where David is the new senior pastor at G ra c e Lutheran Church. Wendy is a homemaker.

Jens and Lesli� IWieland) Klaar own a small summer art g a l lery, H i g h Tide Arts," in Homer, Alaska. It features their art­ work as well as oth e r l o c a l and Alaskan artists. Their c h i l d ren, Erika, 1 3, and Bjorn, 9 are active i n Nordic skiing,

1 985 Class Representative - Janet !Olden) Regge

cia I otfices o f Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Knut, the youngest MP in the

Alan Rogstad is the executive d i r e c to r of

organization, has been with the company

M t Cross Lutheran Camp for Lutheran

s i n c e 1 990. H e oversees Thrivent

married Jan. 3 in Santa Rosa, Calif.

O utdoor Ministries of Northern Calif.

Fi nanc ial assoc iates in Western

M i c hael works for Advanced Fibre C o m m u n i cations.

Washington, Western Oregon, Hawaii and

Susan IAndrews) Spengler and her hus­ band, John, have two sons, Grant, 3, and

Rolf Agather lives in S u m n e r. Wash., with

Bennett, 2. The boys are learning to ski

his wife, Tamera, and c h i ldren, Brooke,

and c l i m b with mom and dad in the i n c h e m i stry at the U n iversity of Virginia

and doulaing. A doula is a person who

I U .Va . ) i n J a n uary. His work was i n the

Jon Price is the o p e rations manager at the Pat Moore Foundation in Santa Ana,

provides n o n - m e d i c a l s u p p o rt to women

field of biological mass spectrometry,

during labor a n d d e livery.

specializing in protein identification a n d peptide sequencing. His di ss e rta tio n was

Calif.

James Clay moved to Sandpoint, Idaho, as assistant professor of English at the

to work with Litehouse Custom Printing,

Inc., a s p e c ialty products c o m p a ny.

U.S. Air Force A c a d emy.

Phillip Lindley was elected to a two-year

Paul Menter was n a m e d director of

Council. He is also the utilities ana lyst

finance and a d m i n istrative services for

and p u bl i c information coordinator for

the City of Aspen IColo.) in August 2002.

the Maine Public Utilities C o m m ission.

H e and his wife, S a n d ra, and twin d a ugh­

six-a n d - a - ha lf-years, b u t h e finally

N u c lear Regulatory Commission. Rod and his wife, Lisa IWoods '82) are actively involved i n th e i r c o m m u n ity thro u g h

made

band, R i c k, announce the birth of Erik

Pharmaceuticals in Carlsbad, C a l if .,

Christian on Dec. Nilsen, 2.

20.

where he is a p p l yi n g the techniques that

He joins Jared

h e used at U.Va. f o r protein i d e ntification

have two boys, Kyle, 8, and Britt, 5.

Beth and Eric Utto-Galarneau moved from Lake Tahoe, Nev" to A b e rdeen, Wash., to co-pastor a t Amazing G ra c e Lutheran C h u r c h .

the medical director and radiation o n c o l­

o g i st a t the Mississippi C a n c e r Institute.

the Maryland S o c c e r Foundation.

He will b e j o i n i n g the largest o n c ology

group in Hawaii in June as the newest

dent of c o m m ercial l e n d i ng f o r Northrim Bank i n Anc horage.

and his wife, Jill, have two sons, Joshua,

7, a n d Tyler, 4.

1 988 Kathrine Brooks and Douglas Riley were Calif., with their three boys. Kathrine is a tea c he r a n d Douglas is a mortgage c o n ­

Lorraine IMercurio) Hamilton and

sultant

h e r husband,

1 989

built a new home in Olympia. They have two c hil­

Wash. Pam IMeyer) Johnson '90 was i n

American d i p lomatic history at t h e

t h e wedding party. Janelle is a n IT busi­

U n iversity of California, S a n t a Barbara.

ness analyst/project manager at Safeco

Kath l e e n is a project manager, wr iti ng and a d m i nistering grants for international programs. Her work has enabled h e r to travel several times to N a m ibia a n d South Afri c a . Kathleen and h e r husband,

Robert '72, have three g rown c hildren. lourth generation in Kathleen's family to

Ferraro

1 990 Class R e p resentative - S e a n Neely and Angel Vahsholtz-Anderson

tered nurse and Drew is a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Tinker Air

1 99 1 Michael Standish was promoted t o the rank of major in the U.S. Army. He is scheduled for a one-year oversees tour as

Marya Gingrey is the new director of

mi li tary liaison/instructor to the Saudi

diversity for the Puyallup S c hool District

Arabian army. H e also completed a master

She previously worked in h e r own law

o f science degree in environmental man­

oHice.

agement in April 2002. Michael and his wife, Tracy IBromley '921. live in Missouri.

Ann Smith Sehdev a n d h e r husband, Paul, returned to the P a c i f i c Northwest

Julie IBirdsell) Funfar was promoted to

from Baltimore, Md. They are both physi­

tra i n i n g coordinator for La Petite

c i a ns, Ann is at Legacy E manue l

H os p i ta l

Hospital. They are also in the process

a d opti n g a baby from Bombay, I n d i a .

01

Academy, Inc., in January. She oversees training for 1 1 3 schools in six western

states. La Petite A c a d emy is a pre­ school/child care c o m p a ny with 700 loca­ tions nationwide.

Matthew and Sharon IBales '91) White have two d a ughters, N o e l l e, I, and

dren, Alix, 1 2, and Ross, 1 0 . Lorraine is

England f o r three years. They a r e living i n Edmond, Okla., with their two children,

Force Base.

and Paul is at Providence St Vincent

Class R e p resentative - Lisa I H ussey)

Lisa IHarris) Gonzalez and h e r husband, Drew, have returned from living i n

Rachel, 7, and John, 4. Lisa is a regis­

D a ug hter, Anna, a j u n i o r at PLU, is the

board certified radiation o n c o log ist Scott

married in May 2002. They live i n Ventura,

JeH, recenlly

married on April 27, 2002, i n Silvana,

PLU in 1 994, she d i d d octoral studies i n

attend PLU.

members for Seneca Sport Association,

country. He was previously vice presi­

Janelle Tenneson and Dan Radford were

Insurance a n d D a n is a software applic a ­

and serving on the board of directors of

only 40 business financial advisers in the

back to Tacoma i n 1 998. After earning her master's degree in social sciences a t

tion develop er.

Scott Moon completed h i s sixth y e a r as

business finan c i a l advisor f o r Merrill

Kathleen IBurwash) Hasselblad moved

Community College's oHice of instruction.

director of soccer and executive board

Lynch in Anchorage. Merrill Lynch has

Greg now works for ISIS

Chelan County Public Utilities District in

c o a c h in g two s o c c e r teams, s e rv i n g as

Duane Dudley has a new position as

it!

Lisa-Britt ITonning) Davies and h e r hus­

Since 1 998, she has worked for Highline

director of the h u m a n resources man­ agement directorate lor the U . S . Coast

cells and i d e ntification of proteins regu­

Dave Parkhill is the safety analyst for the Wenatchee, Wash. He and his wife, Cari,

G u a rd. H e was previously with the

presented to the immune system by B

by mass s p e c trometry. term on the Hallowell l M a i n e ) City

Rod Nubgaard has a new positi o n as

on large-scale i d e n tification of peptides

lating mitosis i n Xenopus laevis. I t took

Class R epresentative - Mark

Aspen.

Gregory Barrett-Wilt completed his P h . D .

Rocky M o u ntains of Colora d o . Susan is b a l a n c i n g tea c h i n g part-time, mothering

Class Representative - Darren Hamby

ters, Alexandra a n d J o rd a n , 9, live i n

'88), live in Lakewood, Wash., with their l a, and Kinsey, 8.

two c hildren, Karsten,

Mellon Analytic a l Services in Tacoma.

1987

ChristoHerson

Alaska. Knut and his wife, Kim IMorter

1 1 , and Grant, 8. H e is working for Russell

Pam, is a tra i n e r at P a c c a r F i n a n c i a l .

1 984

Knut Olson was named managing partner for the P a c i l i c Northwest regional linan­

1 986

Lori I Davis) Davis Perry was reassigned LHM First Lease i n S a n dy, Utah. His wife,

and one girl, Payton, 9, Davis, 8, Riley, 6,

and Kayla, 4.

Michael Herzog and Kathy Gere '95 were

c o a c h i n g and ra c ing.

Allen Chery is the g en e r a l manager at

and his wife, Jennifer, have three boys

Warren Beymer b e c a me a partner at

the c hoir director at B l a c k Hills H i g h

Jon Ball is working for G e n e ra l Electric

Natalie, 3. Matthew is a social studies

Market Designs, Portland, Ore., in

S c hool and t h e district m u s i c c oordinator

i n their n u c l e a r fuels division in

teacher and assistant girls soccer coach

J a n u a ry. He recently traveled to B ra zil ,

f o r the Tumwater S c hool District In the

Wilmington, N.C. R e c ently h e was pro-

at Emerald Ridge High School in Puyallup.

Mexico, J a pan, Taiwan and Malaysia to

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conduct focus groups. His wife, Lori (Dorn '91),

is a stay-at­ home mom and preparing for a master's degree in education. They have two children, Joshua is in first grade and Elizabeth i s in preschool.

1 992 Kimberly Neu and Gene Wilson were

married Sept. 21 in Bull River, Mont. Kimberly is a n admi nistrative assistant and Gene is self-employed. They live in Henderson, Nev. Rebecca Benson is p u rsuing a master's

degree in professional ac counting a t Seattle University.

1 9 93 Melanie Kasting completed her fifth yea r

as a high school math teac her in Las Vegas, Nev. She also leads children's music at her church and is looking for­ ward to a mission trip to Honduras this summer. Brad Beck and Jennifer Abrams were married Oct. 5 in Kirkland, Wash. Brad i s t h e ma rketing manager a t Baseline, a graphic arts distributor. He is also com­ pleting a master of arts degree i n history at Western Wa"hington University. J e n n ifer is an assistant to the chief oper­ ating officer of S p a rling, an electrical engineering firm. They honeymooned in Mahini, French Polynesia, and make their home i n Seattle.

Theresa Campbell and Eric Everest were

married in the Sierra Nevada Mo untains i n June 2001 while Theresa was sta­ tioned in Lemore, Calif. Eric is now retired and Theresa is stationed at Naval Trai n i n g Center Great Lakes since January 2002. She i s the women's health clinic nurse a t USS Red Rover, recruit training c enter medical in-processing, and a forensic nurs e examiner for the Navy. Theresa is also pursuing her mas­ ter's degree in n u rsing.

1 994 Class Repres entative - Dan Lysne and Catherine (Overland) H a u c k

1 995 Kim Griffin Esperon received a promotion to licensed c li n i c a l social worker last August.

Shannon Bates plays saxophone and

flute in the San Diego band, Riboflavin'. The band is preparing to release their second C D . Shannon is also writing a novel while trying to publish a novella and short stories. She still plays soccer and is enjoying San Diego. Eric Stewart is compl eting his Ph.D. at the Univ ersity of Notre Dame and coach­ e s high s c hool socc er. His wife, Rikka (Petersen '95), is an admini strative assis­ tant for The H ealy Group. They are in the process of adopting a child.

1996 Class Representative - Steve and Kim (Nadon) Leifsen Shawna Rowe and Mike Haas were mar­ ried Aug. 10 in Olympia They live in Connecticut, where Shawna is an elemen­ tary music teacher. They will soon transfer to a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan.

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married July 20 in Pleasanton, Calif. Kelly Crithlield '96 was the best man, Phil Johannessen '97 was a groomsman, Steve Leifsen '96 sang, Kirstin (Lin dquist) Lagomarsino '98 attended the gift table, and campus pastors, Denni s Sepper and Nancy Connor, shared i n the service of Holy Communion. Christian is the pastor at Tri nity Lutheran Church in Pleasanton, and Ileen works in finance. Danforth Comins i s spending his second

season with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, in Ashland, playing the parts of Benvolio in "Romeo and J u liet," and a messenger and ,n the ensemble in "Antony and Cleopatra." In his first year h e played in the ensemble i n "Julius Caes ar," was an officer in "Id iot's Delight," and Alarbus, Second Goth and i n the ensemble i n "Titus Andronicus." Danforth received a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Illinois. Scott and Rebecca (Gilge '98) Benson

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2000. Their first child, Josiah, was born i n November 200 1 . They live in an o l d house in the Hilltop area of Tacoma and are members of Peace Lutheran Church. Tracey Sund accepted a new position as

assistant regional counsel with the Massachus etts Department of Social Services in the Worcester Legal OHice. Jeremie and Beth ISalzman) lipton

moved to Albuquerque, N.M. Jeremie was selected to the JAG Corp of the U.S. Ai r Force. He com pleted OHicer Tra ining School i n Alabama and was commis­ sioned in December. He is stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base. Beth continues to work as a veterinarian.

High School, was named 2003 Coach of the Year by the Ta coma News Tribune. The Emerald Ridge team, i n its third year of existence, went from 2-18 i n 2002 to 1 3- 1 1 in 2003. The team advanced to the West Central District tournament.

laura Anderson completed medical

school through the U.S. Navy a t the University of Hawaii. She is now in the Middle East serving as a surgeon for a field artillery regiment of the U.S. Marines. She can be reached at: LT Laura Anderson USN HG Btry 1 1 th Marine RAS UIC 39792 FPO AP 96426-9792 Silas Bowman is a ca ptain i n the U.S. Army, serving with the 3rd Infa ntry Division in Operation Iraqi Freedom. H e was deployed o n Feb. 1 2. His wife, Cynthia IAndrew '96), and two children, Andrew, 4, and Sarah, 2, await his return in Bamberg, G e rmany.

Jarrad Mock and Casey Hovis were mar­

ried Oct 18 in Tacoma. The wedding pa rty included Crystal lStoehr) Cochran

Daniel Horn i s a captain i n the U.S. A rmy. I n January, he was assigned to a three-year tour of duty in G e rmany, where he is on a NATO assignment with the Extended Air Defense Task Force in G iessen, serving a s the deta chment commander and logistics oHicer.

Carol Thielen and Paul Alexander were

ma rried Dec. 7 in Lac ey, Wash. Stacey Snowden '99 and Cathy Alexander '01 were bridesmaids. Aurora I Bray) Ta llacksen ' 98 also participated in

the wedding. Carol is an internal auditor for Fidelity National Financial, Inc., and Paul is an information technology manager for Mellinium Funding Group. They live in Vancouver, Wash. Katye Haroldson

and Chad Witt were m a rried Jan. 4 i n Santa Monica, Calif. Katye is a streaming media encoding specialist at Sample Digital and Chad is an account executive at Getty Images, both in Sa nta Monica.

1 999

Evan Thomas '01, Ben Cochran '02, Wai

Tim Petersen '98, and Chad Balcom '99.

Casey is the oHice manager for the Old Spag hetti Factory and J arrad i s the rental c a r divi sion manager for Parkland Chevrolet. They honeymooned in Kauai, Hawaii, and make their home i n Tacoma.

1 998

Bo Nielsen suc cessfully defended his

thesis, "Managing Knowledge i n International Strategic Alliances: Theory and Practice," at the Copenhagen Business School i n J a n uary and was awarded a Ph.D. in international eco­ nomics and management. He is a n assis­ tant professor of international business at the Copenhagen Business S c hool, Department of International Economics and M a n a gement. Irene Derting has a new position as com­

pliance analyst at Stanford University. Jacqueline Harmon joined four other women poets i n reading original piece.s composed i n honor of artist and S eattle resident Gwendolyn Knight in M a rch. The event was com missioned by the Ta coma Art Museum in association with Free Ya Mind.

marketing manager for two key global marketing systems for Mic rosoft. These systems span marketing lunctions to include prospecVlead manage ment, c a m paign management and events man­ agement in more than 75 countries. Neil joined M i c rosoft i n 1 999 as a frontline product manager on their Worldwide Events application, whicl1 at the time was an internal ap plication for sales and marketing events. Worldwide Events is part of the Microsoft marketing systems initiatives. Neil's wife, Bobbi IJunefl '98) is a newborn i n tensive c a re nurse at Ta coma General and Evergreen hospi­ tals. They live i n Snoqualmie, Wash.

ball coach a t Emerald Ridge IPuyallup)

were married Aug. 24 in Olympia. Jill works i n the North Thurston 1 0 lympia) School District and Leif works at Rainier P a c ific B a nk. Trieia Schmidt and Mike Berger were m a rried Aug. 24, 2002. Cheyanne Zhart '01 was in the wedding pa rty. Mike is an assistant basketball coach at PLU and Tri cia is a tea cher i n t h e Ta coma School District.

Gregg Kuhlmann and Julie Doering were

married March 1 in Jefferson City, Mo. Scan Rosendahl '00, and Andrew

married Nov. 1 6 in Bellingham, Wash. Kevin is a Web and graphic designer and Jaymie is a television produce r. They honeymooned i n Kauai, Hawaii, and make their home in Bellingham.

Forsehmiedt '01 were in the wedding pa rty. Tim Kelly '00 and Erik Wells '00 attended the wedding. 'Gregg is a mas­ ter's student at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and will begin medical school there i n the fall. Julie is an admin istrative manager and res earcher for ReSource Institute, an engin eering compa ny.

2000

Julie Bergman is a first lieutenant in the

Class Representative -Ashley Orr

U.S. Army. She was deployed to Kuwait in March and is serving a s a nurse.

Kevin lint and Ja ymie J o h n son were

Bianca luebeck graduated from the Michele McGinnis and John Shaver

were married June 29, 2002, a t California Lutheran University. Heidi IJohnson) Hian '99 and Karin Anderson '99 were in the bridal pa rty. Michele is a preschool teacher at H o p e Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh, Pa., and J o hn i s a United Methodist minister. Patrick and Michelle ISayler '98) Query

Mark Hjelmervik compl eted his second yea r of teaching choir and guitar at Cal averas High School i n San Andreas, Calif. He also leads worship and help s with the youth group at San Andreas Community Covenant Church.

live in Chicago, where Michelle is in the master's of o c c u pational therapy pro­ gram a t the University of Illinois, Chic ago, and Patrick i s in the Ph.D. pro­ gram in English at Loyola University.

Elizabeth Reynolds and G a ry Fassnacht were married Aug. 3 1 . Elizab eth works for the Clover Park School District in Tacoma, and Gary is a sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Karlene M i l e s is in her third of teaching. Last September she began her current position as the c h o i r director at Peninsula High Sc hool in Gig Harbor, Wash.

Christine Dunham is a senior teller at

Washington Mutual Bank.

married Aug. 3 in Spoka ne, Wash. Sarah i s a quality assurance analyst at Saleco

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Tharen Michael and Chris

U niversity of Mue nster, Germany in J u n e 2002. S h e teaches religion and math at a G e rman high school.

Dean Grisham passed the Critical Care Registered Nurse exam on J a n . 1 7 . He is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. Jenniler IRichards) Kerr works in the

operating room at Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro, Ore. She and her husband, Avery, recently bought their first house.

Brian Trenholm and Sarah Moeller were Misty IBanks) Smith, head girls' basket­

leil Hatlen and Jill Wilmovsky

Neil Crist has a new pOSition a s lead

Class Representative - Karlene Miles

Class Representative - Shannon Herlocker

Randall Thorn was promoted to plant operations superintendent at TransAlta Centra lia Ge neration o n O ct. 1. He was previously the engineering manage r.

'01, Cailyn Akers '02, Melissa lagen '02,

David Quiggle received the 2002

National Alco hol and To bacco Agent of the Year award from the National Liquor Law Enforc ement Association.

Insurance, and Brian is an operations coordinator at Weyerhaeuser.

Forrest Griek is a history teacher at Todd Beamer High School in Federal Way, Wash.

Inverso '01 were

married July 27, 2002 in Salem, Ore. Holly Peterson '01. Salena Goudreault '99, Shayna ICusack) Hamilton '00, Michele lannino '00, Kristen (Gurske) Kavon '00, Michael Mauss '02, Brian Fulker '02, Jonathan Carlson '01, Seon Sarrensen '01, and J a k e A l l a n '01 were in the wedding

pa rty.Tharen is teaching first grade at Oakbrook Elementary Sch ool in Lakewood. Chris is working a t St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma and applying to medical schools around the c o u n try. 2001

Class Representative - Keith Pranghofer and Linda IHutsonl Pyle Gabe Miller was deployed with the U.S.

M a rine Corps and i s serving in Kuwait. Prior to leaving for Kuwait, G a b e was promoted to non-commissioned oHicer. He is also training to become a comm er­ cial airline pilot. His wife, Julie IRenne)


Miller '01. is a department m a n a g e r at the Tacoma M a l l Nordstrom store.

'00. Heather Fox '0 1 . and Jenniler Johnson '01 were in anendance. Lynn is

C a r o l i n e Faith on

a retail manager.

Heather Young and Jerry Ladd '00 were married Sept. 15 i n Snohomish, Wash. Heather is a n agency fi e f d specialist at St at e Farm Insuran c e a n d Jerry is a

geologist.

I

Nov. 20. Elizabeth is a stay-at-h o m e

Mary Koch and Alan Davies '01 were married Jan. 3 in Olympia. Desiree Henderson '02, Carter Smithhart '01 a n d E rik Trask '01 were in the wedding pa rty.

mom a n d C h u c k

degrees at Colorado State University.

Brad P owe l l and Elizabeth Drobac were married May 25. Eric Ruthford '01 was the best man. Brad continues to study at St.

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Suzanne (Catlin) Schumitz and

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her husband.

Lisle (Tonnesen)

Robert.

Courtney Ulmer a n d J o s e p h D i R a d d o

Slichko and her

a n n o u n c e the

w e r e m a r r i e d A u g . 4 i n Issaquah. Wash.

husband.

Courtney is in the operations manage­

M a nhew.

ment-training program at G o rdon

a n n o u n c e the

H e joins B e n j am i n.

birth of Rozlyn

Suzanne is a stay-at-home mom and

Tru cking I n c .

Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. P h i l i p Palermo has a n e w position as a

Kelly Ringler and Joel Flores '02 were

reporter at The Puya l l U p H e ra l d .

married J u ly 27, 200 1 , in Puyallup. Kelly is

birth of Brian

Ethan Hulme a n d Amanda Holmberg

Insurance, a n d J o e l is a stu dent at

were married Dec. 28 in Cannon Beach

O c t. 1 . 8. a n d La u ren. 6. S c o n on

_ L...-'=__.....I J a n e on Feb. 1 .

Robert is a li e u te n ant colonel in the

S h e joins Lance Evan. 3 . Lisle i s a regis­

U.S. Army.

tered n u rse i n the women and newborn center a t Ta c oma General Hospital and Mathew is a human resource generalist

the office m a n a g e r at M c Ke n d ry Seanle U n iversity S c hool of Law.

a stay-at-home mom.

I n Poulsbo, Wash.

Sweden. danieffjungstrom@hotmail. com o r www. angeffire.com/wa/pungan

Callif., and Lise is

is t h e pastor at

M a ry a n d Alan are p u rsuing graduate Daniel Ljungstrom moved to Boras,

Harvest C h u r c h in La n c a ster.

at Boeing.

Nancy (Andrew) Clark a n d her husband. Bret, announce the birth of Emma Katherine on March 5. S h e j o i ns I a n . 3. N a n cy is the readers' advisory librarian

Oregon. They are now living in Flagstaff.

Arne Gard and his wife. Kristin.

Ariz.

for the A n c h o ra g e (Alaska] M u n i c i p a l Libraries.

a n n o u n c e the

Brook hunter Whelchel is employed by the Transportation Security

Kristal Sunon and S h awn G ra h a m were

birth of twin

Administration. a division of the U . S .

married J u n e 1 5 in Yakima. Wash. Kristal

girls. Sofia

1990

Department of Homeland Sec urity, as a

is a registered nurse in labor a n d deliv­

Kathleen and

Laura (Schubert) Baldwin a n d her

secu rity screener at Seanle Tacoma

ery at Providence Toppenish Hospital

International Airport. He previously

a n d Shawn is a merchan diser for Pepsi

worked i n the marketing d e p a rtment for

Cola B o nling C o m p a ny. They live in

the Oregon Zoo a n d as a biological sci­

Yakima.

o f S o p h i a M adeline on Nov.

Future Lute

8.

Brian and Lise (Hannon '90) Olsen a n no u n c e the birth of Christopher David

ence tech for the U . S . Geological S u rvey at the G o rge ( O re.).

husband. Emory, announce the birth

Marie Elise. on April 1 6. 2002.

on April 29. 2002. He joins ·Grace,

8, Joy.

Pam (Caird) Kramer and her husband. Tom. a n n o u n c e the birth of Andrew

7. and Faith. 5. Brian is the pastor at

Martin on F e b. 21. Pam is the adoptions

Kara Zander d i e d on Nov. 26 from a n a c c i d ental c a rbon monoxide poisoning c a used by a fireplace d a m p e r being closed before a pressed log was com­ p l etely burned out. At the time of her death she was living a n d working i n Portland. O re., and p l a n n i n g to a p ply to the G e o rg e Fox University g r a d u ate

[ 984 John and Michelle (Schinnerer '95) .Neeb a n n o u n c e the birth of J a c o b Christopher on F e b . 1 9 . He j o i n s Emma

Helen Quale died Feb. 7.

school program for elementary school

1985

c o unseling. Kara was interested in men­

Dave Rich and his wife. Meg. announce the birth of Caroline Grace on O c t . 19.

age and help them become healthy

She jo in s Thomas Edward. 3. They

adults. She is survived by her parents.

recently moved to Redmond. Wash., and

Glenn '71 a n d Cecilia ( S a nerth wa it) '73 Zander. a nd two brothers.

are happy to be back in the Northwest near grandparents. Dave is vice president

CharlQtte IGo plerud) La r se n

Corporation. a medical software company.

Manhew Bergeson a n d

a n d Brian R i e h s

his wife,

Jacob Risbecker has a new position as

M a r i c ris.

8 Ett! ( Claussen ) Smithson died Feu.

David Thorp died

D e c . 23 .

Judd Doughty died

Dec. 1 5.

Valling by. Sw e d e n .

birth of S h a n e

Arthur K em pf died Jan. 16.

Oct. 25.

p i a n o teacher at B r e t H a r t e U n i o n H i g h

1 987 David Rogelsta.d a n d h i s wife. Suzanne.

Ed u cati o na l Tr a i ni ng

Cenler.

l qt>7 Kenneth Tell di e d Jan. 6.

Koran "Karl" Kasperson died Jan. 22-

Brinany Anne. on March 7. David is a

1

pilot with United Airlines. He flies out of

Richard Hubert died Nov. 1 2-

198

consultant to tha n a ll on's Head Start

Carl Foss died Jan. 1 1 .

a n n ou n c e the birth of their first child.

San Francisco.

years a nd distinguished horself 8 S 8

1 ')(,

were married on A u g. 1 7 . The wedding

Marysville (Wash.) School District.

in Ihe School or Education. She earned her Ed.D. in ed ucati on from Colorado State College. She was a factllity member from 1964 through 1 990, �erved 8S coordin ator of th e eDUn­ saling and gUidance program for 1 3 programs. Gifted C o u n c i l and

Annalisa Beeler and Craig Brewster

Lynn Wa l l e r and Carl Frair were married May 17. Annalisa Bee l e r '01. P ia Dam

6.

19 � 1 'l�9

i s a special education teacher in the

was 8 l o ngti me facUlty memb er

d i ed Feb. 5.

a n n o u n c e the B r a n d e n on

baak cover.

Jane Williamson died March 10. She

Charlott8 (Swanson) Bumgardner

an IT project manager at B i l provningen in

party in c l u ded Lynn Waller '02. Annalisa

all'

1 94-'

\ 1 - .,

Class Rep resentative - N i c holas Gorne

S c hool in S a n Andreas, Calif.

died

Dec. 16.

and chief operating officer at cQue

Nicholas Gorne is a drama, c h o i r a n d

Cunis Huber, profess or emenlUs of philosophy, di e d Jan. 1 9. See story

q

taring at-risk children in order to encour­

2002

Facuh y and Pricnd,.

19

Louise, 2.

'0

! 'len Edith thd alQo di e d

March 9. 2002.

Elizabeth (Berentson) Slocum and her husband, Chu ck, announce the birth o f

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program m a n ag­ e r a t the Depa rtment of Social and Health Services in Olym pia.

Craig and Karin (Gilmer ' 9 1 ) Kupp

announce the birth of Katrina Grace on Jan. 8. She joins three brothers, Cooper, 9, Ketner, 6, and Kobe, 3. Craig is the director of sales at AEG O N Direct Marketing Services, a Quest business unit.

1 992 Alan and Karen (Benne«) Herr announce

the birth of Amelia Belle on May 25, 2002. Her sister, Frances Ruth, was born on May 24, 2000. They live in Norwich, England, where Alan is doing post doctoral work in plant genetics. Melinda (Wilson) Rumage and her hus­

band, Steve, announce the birth of Kara Jane on Jan. 22. She joins Sean, 5, and Seth, 3. Melinda is a n at-home mom and Steve is a scout executive with the Boy Scouts of America.

Cris and Michele (Dorn) Turner

a n nounce the birth of Brynn Nicole on Feb. 28. She joins Bailey, 3, and Kelsey, l. Cris is a school counselor at Peninsula High School in Gig Harbor, Wash., and Michele is a physical thera­ pist in Poulsbo, Wash.

1994

James Marron and his wife, Sarah,

announce the birth of Isaac James on March 5, 2002. He joins Hannah Rose, 3. J a mes is an attorney at Paul R. G a ry & Associates, PC, in Portland, are.

Karie (Post) Cato and her husband,

Aaron, announce the birth of their daugh­ ter, McKenna Jane, on Aug. 1 2, 2002. Scott and Becka (Wilson) Thompson

announce the birth of Olivia I ris on Sept. 1 6. She joins J a ck, 3, and Hen ry, 2. Scott is the regional finance manager for U P S Su pply Chain Solutions.

1996 .---..,.---., Farah ( Hussain) Peterson and her husband, Jeff, a n nounce the birth of Ga briel Glijrence on March 28, 2002.

1995 .-------., Kim Griffin Esperon and her husband, Stan, a n nounce the birth of their _:;;"'_....01. first child, Kaitlyn Juliana, on Feb. 1 4, 2002. Kim received her LCSW (licensed clinical social worker) in August 2002. Stan is also a social worker.

on Jan. 2. They moved to O kinawa, Japan where Greg tea ches English and P.E. at Kubasaki High School with the Department of Defense.

13. Marcia is a registered nurse and board certified medical surgery nurse a t Providence S t . Peter Hospital in Olympia. Daniel is a cable technician.

1997 Ma« and Kristina ( H ickok '98) D aheim

announce the birth of Micah Joseph on Aug. l . Matt is a n attorney in t h e ___ __.J Washington I.._ State A«orney Gen eral's office and Kristina is working on her master's degree in English literature a t Central Washington University. .-----:::=--."

Patty (Wales) Bickell and her husband,

Noah, announce the birth of Parker John on Dec. 1 5. Patty is a teacher for Gwinne« County (Ga.) Public S c hools.

Marcia (Olson)

Chad and Carolyn (Garrison '92) Barne«

Lane and her

announce the birth of Callie Lou on O c t. 4. She joins Carson, 6, and Cody, 3. Chad is i n pharmaceutical sales at GlaxoSmith Kline in O lympia.

husband, Daniel, announce the birth of Eric Richard on Nov.

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Eric Latimer and his wife, Emi ly,

announce the birth of Annie on Jan. 22. Anna (Nelson) Holter and her

1993

Kim (Carl) and Trent '95 Erickson

hlls band, Todd, announce the birth of Kaarin Grace on Aug. 1 7 . Anna is a stay-at-home mom a n d Todd is completing mil itary physician assistant school at Offutt Air Force Base.

1 998 Tom and Allison (Becker '00) Hedg epeth

announce the birth of Kathryn Alane on Aug. 27. Tom i s a data analyst for Sea West Wind Power.

2000 Christine (Axley) and Seth Albright '98 announce

Gregory OeJardin and his wife, Kelly,

announce the birth of Micah Jonathon

Sept. 6.

the birth of Camero n Christopher on

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Huber we r ' gre a t p h i losophy fa c u l ty accomp lished acadelll,

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PLU in 1 964 and retired i n 1 99 1 . H e d i ed J a n . 1 9 J u s t short of his 75 th b i rt h d ay. George came co the u n ive rsi t ) in 1 959 a n d taught u n til his death Ocr. 6, 200 I, j u s t s h o rt o f h i s Curt came

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