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"The Laramie Proje ct" Un ive rsity Theatre P rodu ction Eastvold Auditorium Oct. 1 4, 8 p.m.

Fall C horal Conc e rt I I Lag e rq u ist Concert Hall Oct. 15, 3 p.m.

Un ive rsity Sym phony Orch estra I nvrtational Concert Lagerquist C o n ce rt Hall Oct. 15, 8 p.m.

"The Laramie Project" University Theatre P roduction Eastvold Audito rium Oct. 1 6, 2 p.m.

J a ke Bergevin performs at a J a u Under tile Stars event on campus in J U l y. Photo by Andy Sprain '05.

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Scu l pture and Pai nting Steve So b e c k and Scott Davies Univers ity G al l e ry

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N PR StoryCorps, presented by KPLU Seattle Center

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J u lia Brown and Barbara Baird, g u e st organists Lagerquist C o n c e rt Hall Oct. 1 8, 8 p.m.

University Symphony O rc h e stra with g u est pianist Andreas Kl ein Lagerq uist C o n c e rt Hall Oct. 21 , 8 p.m.

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Paul Te gels, university organist Lagerquist C o n c e rt Hall

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Sept. 20, 8 p.m.

Regency Jazz Ensemble Lagerquist Concert Hall

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Here & Now

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Life of the Mind Leaves g r a nt a d m i n istrators new perspec tive

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On the Hill A l u m s in C o n g ress Lois Capps and Rick La rsen make their voi ces heard in the other Wa shington

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That's a Wrap Student film makers get to see their own m ovies on the big s c reen

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Attaway Lutes

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Alumni Profiles

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Leadership & Service

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The imp ort a n t work to o u tfit the c a m pus with the l a test t e c h n o l o gy is a l l u nde rgro u n d.

Summer upgrades keep campus on the high-tech front line he information superhighway cut through the middle of cam­ pus this summer, in the form of a 5 -foot-deep trench from Morrvedt Library to lower cam pus and the new Mo rken Center fo r Learn ing and Technology. I t was the most cons picuous of the many summer p rojects o n campus, which was called by many "The Big Dig." It included i nscallation of n i ne 4-inch conduits that will soon hold fiber optic and telecommunications cables. A manda M iller, project coord i­ nator for bcilities M anagement, said the project was needed to get the Morken Center co nnccted with the rest of the campus, but planners uscd the opportu nity to u pgrade the entire COI11munication infrastructure. By m id-August, the ditch was filled in and disrupted landscaping was restored. The project, which was paid for with construction funds for the Morken Center , w as completed before students returned to campus in t he fall.

The Morken Center i tself remains o n schedu le for an early opening i n spring semester of 2006. For a list of ongoing campus projects, go to the Facilities M anagement Web site at www.plu.edu/ Jama/projects. for an ongoing look at the construction of the Morken Center, visit UJww.pht. edu/webcams.

Wang Center welcomes new director with broad international experience h istory professor with broad experience in i nternational edu­ cation is the new execurive director of the Wang Center for International Programs. Neal Sobania, formed}' director o f I n ternational Ed ucation and a mem­ ber of the h istory facul­ ty at Hope College in Holland, M ich., s tarted in August. He replaced Janet Rasmussen, who is p u rsuing semi nary studies i n peace building. Sobania also was appointed

to the h istory faculty. " We look to Neal to help the un ivers i ty achieve our vision of educating for a JUSt> heal thy> sustainable and peaceful world," ProVOSt James Pence said. Throughout his 24 years at Hope College, Sobania hel ped position the college as a major player in the field of international education. An African spe­ cialist whose teaching and research areas include both histo ry and culture, he has researched and written articles and books, curated exhibitions and filmed docu mentaries. H e b ri ngs h is experiences, especinlly those in EthIOpia and Keny:t, i nto h is classes i n history> anthropology and art h istory. One of his major accomplishments at H ope College was to increase the number of science students studying abroad. He also ini tiated cam puswide workshops to orient faculty and stu­ dents to the responsibili ties and risks of studying in other countries.

Pastor and alum chosen to head development division he Rev. S tephen Co rnils '66, a pastor with extensive experience in management and stewardsh ip, was named vice president for Development and Universit}' Relations. "Steve is a distinguished PLU graduate who shares a deep com­ m i tment to the universi­ cy's mission," PLU President Loren J. Anderson said. "He has remarkable leadershi p and com m u nication skills and brings exten­ sive experience within and beyond the congregational setti ng." CorniJs joins PLU as the university moves forward with a campaign to reno­ vate the h istoric Easrvold H all into the new home for the D ivision of Hu manities and a stunning venue for music and theater events, and embarks

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Wajiha Mahboob, Arnie Miller, Chenda Minn, Lam Nguyen, Ian Ric Pulido,

Minneapolis for 18 years, serving as

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Leave time gives administrators new perspective

From left, Aub rey Cea rl ey, J ulia C o h n a n d M i c h a e l a Metros w o r k on r e c o rding t h e i r sto ries at t h e KPLU studios in Se attl e . Photo by M a tt D u rh a m , West S eattle Hera l d .

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could learn a lot about how to live your l i fe from a fourth­ grader. KPLU Program D i rector Joey Cohn spent three months helping students at Seattle's Schmitz Park Ele mentary School write and talk abou t their pas­ sions. He was granted an admi nis trative p rofessional development leave to help two classes at his daughte r'S school p ro­ duce a CD. From i nsects to electric gu i tars, each child on "Student Stories" describes what he or she is passionate about and why. One student sings a lovely version of "Good Night My Someone," from "The M usic Man," while another recites a poem, "My Robot." Students talk with enthusias m and often h u mor abou t why they l ike swi mmi ng, baseball or read i ng. Their unadulterated JOY at making a basket or p layi ng with a pet is uplifting. Cohn he lped the students write their stories, then recorded them at KPLU's studios in downtown Seattle, working with them o n thei r delivery. H e sold the CDs as a fund-raise r for the school, bri nging i n nearly $1,500.

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" 'Student Stories' was a great experi­ ence for me because I got to hear 47 kids express the mselves," Co h n said. "It was the first time most of them heard thei r voices recorded. To see the.ir expressions when they first heard them­ selves was very entertaining." Cohn said the time off to work at the school his daughter,Julia, attends and the opportunity to i nspire students were invaluable. Equally important was what he learned from the students, teachers and parent vo lu nteers i nvolved in the p roJect. "I learned that I really enjoy working with k ids," Cohn said. "I observed how teachers manage thei r classrooms and how they i n teract with stude nts. I saw that because there was a mu tual respect between the teachers and the students,

it resulted in very few disciplinary p rob­ lems. I learned that positive rei nforce­ ment with children is m uch more effec­ tive than negative feedback. These are all lessons that apply to my work at KPLU." Cohn is just o ne of the ad ministrators granted a p rofessio nal develop ment leave. PLU offers up to four leaves per year to longtime employees to complete p rojects that benefit them personally and p rofessionally. H u man Resources D i rector Teri P h i llips said the adm inistrative leaves are part of PLU's commitment to l i fe­ long learni ng. To be eligible fo r a leave, which can be up to th ree months, administrators must have been employed by the univer­ sity for at least seven years, have a spe­ cific plan for their time away and com­ p lete a summary of what was accom­ p lished. They earn 90 percent of their salary while o n leave. "It's a p henomenal opportunicy," said Alina Urbanec, who as associate director of H u man Resources was granted a leave in 2000-01 to study women's issues and Spanish in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and


Cuba. (The unive rsiry does not cover travel costs.) A diversiry trainer on cam­ pus, Urbanec made connections with educational and social justice groups, includ i ng the i nstitute that PLU stu­ dencs attend for Spanis h i m mersion programs d u ringJ-Term. During her leave, Urbanec realized she wamed ro work more closely with scu­ dems and evemually moved co a new position as directo r of Studem Employmem and Career Developmem. She also starred wo rking with s tudems returning from study away p rograms after confronting her own difficulty re-entering l i fe back on campus. "It gave me an op portunity co be fa r enough away from my life [0 really take a look at i t," she said. jennifer Wamboldt, environmemal health and safery manager, traveled co universities across the country co research emergency planning fro m October through December 2003. S he wcnt to colleges ranging from Washington State Universiry ro Georgecown Universiry in Was hi ngton, D.C. She developed a detailed action plan fo r PLU to addrcss em ergency and environmen tal safery issues. "It's an awesome benefi t for people co have," she said. "I thi n k it's incredi ble that we get that opportuniry. It gives you a break from the Illonocony of the day-to-day and allows you to see things with di fferem pers pectives." Cohn's p roject allowed many at Schmitz Park Elemen tary the chance to see things in a d i fferent ligh t. "Every once in a while a vcry unique opportunity comes along fo r students co participate in something extraordi­ nary," Sc hmitz Park Principal Rich Mellish said. " 'Student Stories' has been one such opportu niry. This CD provides an insight i n co the passions of a grou p o f tru ly wonderful studen ts. I wou l d l ike co give a special thanks co joey Cohn and KPLU for making this opporcunity possible. The generous donation of time and resources wil l make a lasting im pression on t h e lives of our students." �

IJJ' Katherme Hedland Hansen '88

Christian Meyer.

profe or of mathe­ matics, re�ciVl'd the 2005 Award for Distinguished College or U niversity Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of Amcrica, Pacific Northwest Section. Susan Mann,

associate director of the Wang Center, and Chuck Bergman, profes­ sor of English, spoke C O 100 u ni­ versiry leaders from Australia a t a con ference in june about inrerna­ tional programs. Bellamy Pailthorp,

business and labor reporrer at 88.5 KPLU, was one of 10 journal­ ists in the country named a 2005-2006 Knigh t-Bageh o t Fellow. She will spend a year studying at Columbia U niversity in New York City. The fellowship is considered the most comprehensive business jou rnalism fellowship in the cou ntry. Patricia Wooster,

harp instructor, per­ formed the world pre miere of Kevin Kaska's "Concerrino fo r H arp and Concert Band" with the Tacoma Concert Band at the Pantages Theater in Tacoma last November. She also coo rdinated the fu nd-raising effort for commission­ ing the piece.

Jeffrey BeU­ Hanson,

associate professor of m usic, complcted the first stage of a recording project with the National Radio Orchestra of B ulgaria during the past year. Two works by composer and jazz pianist jack Reilly were recorded, "Concertino for jazz Piano Trio and Orchestra" and " Elegy." Richard Nance,

professor of c horal stud ies, published a choral piece titled "BaneI' My Hearr, Three-Personed God." The text is one of the h o ly sonnets by Joh n Donne. The piece was commissioned by the Coral Gables Congregational Churc h in Fe. Lauderdale, Fla. In addition, two of Nance's works, "Psalm 36" and "Set Me as a Seal" were featured at the American Choral Directors Association National Convention. Suzanne Crawford,

religion professor, edited, and submi tted 20 enrries to, "American Indian Religious Trad itions: An En cycloped i a." The three-volume encyclopedia i s comprised o f essays written b y nearly 100 leading scholars, many who are of Native descent. The volu mes chal­ lenge stereorypical notions of Native religions, and take a holistic look at spiri tuality and cul ture. Reflecting th is, the chap ters address issues that place religious life in its political, social and culture con texr.

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ALUMS IN CONGRESS LOIS CAPPS AND RICK LARSEN MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD IN THE OTHER WASHINGTON BY TOM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Lois Capps '59 is a registered nurse committed ro

im proving p ublic health who was thrust inro politics after the sudden death of her h usband. The 67-year-old lawmaker from S ama Barbara, Calif., ran ro f i l l the seat held by her late h us­ band, Wal ter. Rick Larsen '87 started his poli tical career much earlier in l ife as a Snohomish Counry (Was h.) Council man and was elecred to Congress at age 35 in 2000. A third­ term congressman from Norrhwest \l(/ash ingron, he's already well known in the U.S. House of Represenratives for his effective, easygoing sryle. Capps and Larsen are the only PLU alu mni currenrly serving in Congress. Several PLU alums have been elected to local and state governmental bodies, and Jack Metcalf '51, was Larsen's pred­ ecessor. Metcalf served six years in Congress after 24 years in the state Legisla[Ure. Their backgrounds and approaches differ, bur Capps and Larsen have simi­ larities. They're both Democrats caught

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up i n t h e struggles o f their minoriry parry. And they both have strong voices, refusing to back down from what they feel is righ r. Capps, the daughter of a Lutheran m inister who was married to a religion professor for 37 years, calls the $2.6 tril­ lion federal budget recenrly drawn up by the House Budget Com m i ttee an "im mo ral documem." Ask her why, and she won't mince words. "I think it's im moral because of the way it robs from the next generation," said the feisry, fou rth-term Democrat who has garnered great p raise from col­ leagues for her com mitment to social issues. "It makes them pay for tax cuts that will go to the wealthiest among us, and i t also will cut up r o $20 billion from the Medicaid health care p rogram over the next 10 years. M edicaid helps peo­ ple who can't afford to pay for their health care - and these funding cutbacks could eventually force m any sen­ ior citizens right out of their nursing h o m es, by depriving them of the money they need to pay for such care."

S i m ilarly, Larsen didn't hesitate when he had to make a crucial decision on the floor of the House. Although he was caugh t u p in a fie.rce re-elecrion batrle - and although his sprawling 2nd Districr contains U.S. m ilitary installations at both W h idbey Island and Everett - he concluded that it would be a mistake ro invade Iraq. So he p u t h is career on the line - and he voted agai nst the Ocr. II, 2002, resO­ lution that authorized the u.s. President ro bring down Saddam Hussein. (Capps also voted against the resolution.) Ask Larsen what i t was like ro pur his neck in a p o l itical noose by voting against a powerful chief executive only a year after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and he poims out that he actually received "very litrle criticism" for voting his conscience in 2002. "I voted against that resolution because I was convinced the Unired Stares shouldn't take a 'go ir alone' approach in Iraq," Larsen said in a recent interview on Cap i ro l Hil l. »

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FIGHTING TO PROTECT 'MOST VULNERABLE"

For Capps, who spent two decades as a hard-working p u blic school n u rse i n central Cal ifornia, the road to the U.S. House of Representatives began on a bru tally painful afternoon at Was h i ngton's Dulles In ternational Ai rport. It was there that her beloved h u sband - former Democratic Congressman Walter H. Capps - s u ffered a fatal heart attack in October of 1997. Only 13 months before his sudden death, the longti me reLigion and phi los­ ophy professor at the U niversity of California, Santa Barbara, had surprised the political pundits by winning the congressional seat in the state's 23rd D istrict. Until the. Capps u pset, the Republicans had maintained an i ron grip on this moderate-to-conservative district for nearly 50 years. Sud den ly, Lois Capps was faced with a difficult choice. Should she retire into peaceful obscu rity - or should she fight to keep her deceased husband's h ard­ won congressional seat in the ranks of the struggl ing Democratic Party? "1 prayed a lot and I struggled a lot,"

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she said, "and I fin ally decided that the best th ing I could do was to try and serve my country by running for Walter's seat." I n M arch 1998, Capps narrowly won a s pecial election and headed to the nation's capital. Si.nce then, she's been re-elected fou r times, and most political observers believe she'll be able to remain in office as long as she wishes. "The last few years have certainly been difficult at ti mes," she said with a weary sigh. She also lost her daughter Lisa to illness in 2000. "But [ really do think I'm a hopeful person, ill spite o f every­ thing, and I beueve that with the h ard rimes comes the faith you need to keep on living - and to keep on doing your best to serve others." Since entering Congress seven years ago, the end lessly energetic Capps (she's also an accomplished violinist with a master's degree in theology from Yale) has fought ha.rd to improve health care and education, as a member of both the Budget and Ene rgy/Commerce com mit­ tees. In rece nt months, she's also spent a lot of time trying to fend off what she sees as "a growing th reat" to the "safety net" provided by Social Security.

During nearly a decade of fighting for "the vulnerable and the powerless" on Capitol Hill, Capps has drawn s u p port from some powerful allies, such as for­ mer House M inority Leader Richard Gephardt, who described her as "a woman of characrer, imegrity and won­ derful cirizenshi p." Former President Bill Cli nton recendy ech oed that senti ment, while relling an app laud ing CalifornIa audience: "I've never known a better human being than this woman, ever!" Capps, who p resented the PLU Commencement address and was awarded an honorary doctorate i n 2001, said her n u rsing education challenged her "to the limit." S he attended PLU i n rhe earlier days o f the program, when students trained ar a hospital i n Portland, Ore. "Well, rhat program was p retty tough, let me tell you," Capps said. "It was so demanding and c h al lenging. [ can remember crying myself to sleep at n ight more than once from s heer exhaustion." I.n spite of the hards hips, however, Capps says she's grareful for the early les­ sons she learned abollt facing challenges. She said nursing school can p rovide "the


perfecr background" for service-mi nded srudcnr s who might someday decide ro run for political office. "I talk to nursing organizations all the ti me, and I always tell them: 'Look, the skills you need ro be a good nurse are the same skills you need ro be an effective me�ber of the House of Representatives,'" she said. "The caring, the decision-making skills and the teamwork required for good nursing - these are precisel)1 the things you need most, in order to do a good job on Capirol Hill. Every time I talk ro a group of nurses, I wind up urging them ro run for the u.s. Congress!" KEE PING HIS SENSE OF HUMOR

For Larsen, who jokes that he was admitted ro PLU in spite of the fact that he's a lifelong Methodist, serving in Congress is "a huge responsibi lity, but that doesn't mean you have to leave your sense of hUlllor at the door." Ask h i m how he manages ro remain calm during the daily political "crisis" on Capitol Hill, and he'll tell you wi th a straight face: "Nothing ro it - I'm Norwegian!" Larsen and his fellow House Democrats lost the 2002 vote on invad­ ing Iraq (the final tally was 296-133 in favor of the invasion,), bu t he says recenr events there have triggered "increasing doubts" about the wisdom of the inva­ sion strategy. "I do th ink the public in general is growing more and more skeptical about our ch ances for success in Iraq," he said. "We need ro support our soldiers rhere, obviously, but we also need ro push rhis adminisrration more in order ro esrablish some milesrones rhat will let us measure success - such as rhe successful recon­ struction of rhe infrastructure and rhe developmenr of an effective government - rhat will define the point at which we can bring our folks h o me." CHASING THAT 'LAST MEATBALl:

Spend an hour or tWO in Larsen's office in Washi ngron, D.C., and you'll quickly discover thar this PLU political science studem - unlike so me of his Capirol Hill colleagues - is easygoing and not bur­ dened with a jumbo-sized ego. 1 think the key ro being effective in Congress is knowing how ro get along wirh rhe people around you," Larsen said, after f lopping down on a bartered-look­ ing sofa. "

"Take jobs, for instance. In the Pacific Northwesr, everybody knows rhar better transportation means more jobs." That's why he sought a posirion on the Transporrarion and lnfrastrucrure Committee, ro fight for federal funds for trJnsporration in Was h ingron, including more dollars for the i mpor tanr ferry sysrem . "We're talking about $ 5 mil lion annu­ ally for rhe ferries,and thar should be veq' helpful for the economy," Larsen said. "And that rransporration bill is a great example of how you can help your district by learning how ro get along with your colleagues on a congressional committee." Why is Rick Larsen so good at "schmoozing" h i s way ro maximum dol­ lars for his congressional districr? "Well, I was one of eight kids in our family," he said with a delighted chuckle, "and one of the first things you learn i n that situation is that you better speak up and go after what you wam at the din­ ner table. If there's a meatball left on that plate, you better go after it!" Born and raised as the son of a utility company worker in Arlington, Wash . , Larsen arrived on the PLU campus in the fall of 1983 - and soon discovered that he had a passion for the "fascinating complexity" that could be found in both economics and political science. After deciding to major in political sci­ ence, the high-flying Larsen was dis­ mayed ro find h imself enro lled in a required microeconomics course taugh t b y Marlen M iller. "That was the roughest class I ever rook," Larsen said. "I spent two hours a night on that one class, alone! It nearly killed me, but in the end I gOt an A- . .. and 1 learned some amazing stuff about

the power of economic markets on poli­ tics, and vice versa. "The great thing about going ro PLU was the way the professors required you to think for yourself - and Dr. M iller was an absolure genius at that." After graduating and then earning a master's degree in public administration from the University of Minnesota, Larsen thought he was headed roward a career in business. But he wound up running for and winning a seat on the Snohomish Coumy Council in 1997. Three years later, at 35, he defeated a strong Republican candidate in J rae' ro replace Republican Metcalf in legendary Senaror Henry "Scoop" Jackson's ho me district. According ro some of his col leagues and political associarcs, Larsen has a "natural instinct" for politics, and a relaxed, "down-ro-earth" personality thar serves him well. "With Rick Larsen, what you sec is what )'Oll get," said Bob Anderson, a for­ mer mayor of Everett. "He's a very gen­ uine guy, and he's also very bright." Adds former Washington State Transportation Commission Chair Connie Niva: " He's young, he's smarr and he's gutsy. His district is very com­ pli cated, and he's a perfect march for it, because he's very bright, bllt he's also very rough. Thar vote he rook on Iraq that was extremely djfficult for him, but he made the vote, and I think the mili­ tary folks in his district really did respect him for it." Larsen said h is agenda includes help­ ing "the workers, fanners and military folks" who make up the heart of his widely variegared district. "The Second District runs all the way up to the Canadian border," he said, "and we have everything from the fish­ ing indusrry to the aerospace i ndustry ro raspberry producers and military fami­ lies and even a huge aluminum smelter at Ferndale that employs 500 people. "I t'S my job ro figure our how ro try and satisfy all these different needs and aspirations - and thar's why I'm glad I grew up with seven brothers and sisters. When you come frol11 a large family like that, you learn a thing or two about the importance of speaking up for what you want . . . and also aboU[ rhe vital impor­ tance of compromise." ffil Tom Nt/gent is a free/ance IIJI7ter in Washington, D.C

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A lot of college studen ts dream

subjects. The scudenrs say they told stories their generation can relate to. Isakson said

of being filmmakers,

the topics aren't surprising given how stu­

A.group of would-be d i rectors. actors and

dents are at a poi nt i n thei r lives when they

screenwriters got the chance to debut their

question what they want to do and wha t

work on the big screen last spring.

their fu tures hold.

Kirk Isakson's Advanced Video

Isakson used the Blue Mouse screening

Prod uction class started \Vi th original scripts and ended with a showing of three short films developed by students at the Blue Mouse Theater in Tacoma. 'To put it in a real movie house, and on

wouldn't have thought of," M cVay said. Coughl i n enjoyed working as an edi m r a n d coordinating with t h e di recmr.

"I l i ke to be behind the camera," said

the fu ll screen was pretty i mpressive,"

Coughlin, who hopes to make documen­

Isakson said.

taries for a nonprofit orga nization and

The students were th ril led with the opportu n i ty.

"We were really given a lot o f freed0111,"

spem the summer working with AIDS orphans in Afri ca. McVay is i nvolved in Un iversity Theatre,

said Jara Savol '()6, who served as director

so he acted in one fi lm and di recred his

of photography on one short and editor on

own. His 2 1 -minute fi l m derails a scudent.

another. " I t was fu n to do someth ing that

Josh, struggling to balance work, relation­

was completely our own."

The coursc starred with l4 students. "I was pretty blunt and up front with

ships and school. When things begin m unravel, he gets a message from an odd fig­ ure in h i s television set. Josh begins to

them," Isakson said. "I told them it will

qucstion h i s sanity umil the figure'S mes­

requ i re sacrifice. It wi l l requ i re you to give

sages becomes ti'ighteningly accurate.

up a social l i fe. It will require dedication and commitment."

"I wamed to do a short before the class," McVay said. "I accually got my idea ti'om

Four students dropped out.

watching cartoons and saw one with an evil

But the remaining 1 0 had the passion to

TV talking to people. The story rook a d i f­

complete their original movies and put ill grueling hours i n the process - from hold­

i n g auditions to scouring locations to edit­ ing fi lm.

" I don ' t know i f I would say i t was fUll all

the time bccause we worked really hard, bur i t was worthwh ile," said Megan C oug h l i n '06. also an edi tor.

All students came to class with an origi­

nal script, thcn three wcre chosen by the group to be made. They learned fi lmmaking takes more than just a camera and a great idea. They had to deal with the logistics of people's schedules, bad wcather and fi nding ways to

ferent approach once 1 started writing it." H e says the course reinforced h i s passion for fi lmmaki ng.

"There's a whole new world of wan na-be fi lmmakers on the campus," Isakson said. McVay and others have made other fi lms on their own, and a group of recent grads are maki ng movies with Dead Gentlemen Prod uctions, which started when they were students at PLU.

"PLU for a sm a l l school acrually has the

technology rhat a lor of larger schools don't," Isakson said. "i\s long as we have students with imaginarions and as long as we have students who want ro share that imagination, fi l m making will never die."

Fallert '05, Dan Hould '06, Cai rlyn I n Neufer's film, two buddies sit at a bus

stop and people watch. The main character stereotypes the people he encou nters there,

tell him he's

a

cynic.

" Limbo" is about people in the early 20s poker, characters are i ntroduced in o r a musician - and what they actually are

doing - working retail and telemarketing.

vision," said Savol, whose dream job would

The main character narrates about the last

be to make documentaries about nature,

n ight he sees these friends and in a tragic

"Jaro came up with a lot of good ideas I

rour the video faci lities.

Stoskopf '08, and Ann Sweeney '05.

voiceover as what they want to be - a writer

his film better.

who invited him to come to campus to

worked on fi l ms were Kyle Duba '06, Adam

ration.

McVay said having an ed i tor eyes made

one of the younger students called Isakson,

"Limbo" by Tony Downs '06. Others who

stllck in "the rut of l i fe." Over a game of

science and education.

proCt'ss. More th an 1 00 people attended

the screcn i ng in tvlay. A couple weeks l<lter,

T h e other films produced b y t h e class are

McVay's " We I n terrupt This Program. "

"As an editor. you work for the d i rector.

answered questions about the filmmaking

"George & Darryl" by Britt Neufer '06 and

to make their lives better. H i s friend tries to

You want to get the pictures that are his

screen ing, ar which the PLU group

free reign. "

while random people wal ked i n to scenes.

They said they benefited from the collabo­

volunteer who was not in the class, i nvited studen ts from area high schools to the

"This is what I wam to do," said M cVay

sa)' i ng they arc lazy, un happy and unwilling

before. Savol was an editor on Marc

ou treach. Jennifer Eddy '06, a student

'06. " I t was really good cxperience to have

get the shot they needed in a public place Many took on roles they never held

as an opportunity for comm u n i ty

tu rn , some are forced to re-evalute thei r lives. The stories att' dark, including some

harsh l a n gu age and a d d ress i ng d i ffi cult

Far left. top: The crew coordinates a s c e n e from " G eorge & Da rryl" fi lmed at the Parkland Park and Ride. Far left: Writer and director M a n M c Vay '06, c hecks his sho t while film in g a s c e n e from " W e Interrupt T h i s Program." This page:

left. director Brin Neufer '06 films a s c e n e .

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THEN AND NOW: The lider fami ly's legacy started in 1 942 when Gerry '47 and M i lly (H anson) lider met at Pacific Lutheran College, He accompanied

her aBhe participated i n the May Day celebration as an attendant. After

59

years, their love for

each other and the university that brought them together remains strong,

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N I S H A

F

l i pping through tbei r nearly pre t.:rved s rap­ bl

A J M A N I

W A D E

' 0 2

k pages, Gerry and M il ly Li der la ugh J '

rhey talk about the fWil l i me t hey met and their

r i me toget her . l PLU .

1 'b ir SLOry blgin.'i i n 1 942 when ( ;erry '47 and M i ll)' ( l lanso n ) came ro w har w.u. then Paci nc Lutheran ol l t gl: and mcr at a d ri n k i ng Fou n ta i n . :

Stroll i ng through cam p u , Gerry a n d M i l ly rememher l ht:i r firsl dare (0 I he roo (ball Banquet [he year" ac

-

"me ey nr of

rdi ng [0 M i l ly, - m a ny wal k. around rhe

P.trkland art'<l and visir ' LO rhl: i n famou kidung po. [ , wh 're wu plc. W<:n l l

�teaJ ki. se',

1 he I.ider�. who l ive in Bel levue, Wa 11

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have n \N

bCl:n m :l rricd '59 YI:.lrs .l11d rhei r Jove for [lLU has heen pa sed down through t he genera t i o n . A l l t h ree or r heir chi l d rc.'o - and lIw of their gra n dch i l d n:n. w i t h mo rl: s r i l l LO come - haw anended P LU .

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Four of Mark

'68

and Wendy (Lider) Swanson's eight ch i l d ren have attended PLU, includ i ng, top right Nate Swanson

who are numbers

24

and

" O u r fa m i l y is

25

'00

and twins Col i n

'09,

left, a n d Carl

'09,

of t h e i r combined fa m i l i es to attend the u n i versity.

b lessed , "

M i l ly s a i d .

Legacy, trad ition, heritage

Narc's parents, Wendy (Lider) and Mark

" We're very prideful and honored t h a t o ur

Coun tless legacy fa m i l ies share a love fo r

Sw,lIlson 'Gil of Redmond, Wash . , said PLU's spirit of service, strong aC<1Clcmic.� , Ch risrian

c h i l d re n and gra n d c h i l d ren chose to gradu­

PLU's trad i t ions and m ission, and rheir

ate fro m our a.lma mater. And we're p leased

PLU experiences also create deep con nec­

in fl uence ,)!lei Norwegian background always

about the education they've received. "

tions wi th i n thei r fam i l ies.

s tood o u t.

T h e Lider fam i ly is j u s t o n e of the m a n y

Ask anyone in the Lider h m i l y what rhey

Legacy L ur e families t h a t connect the histo­

Jove about PLU and rhey' l i provide s i m i l :u

ry and the future of the un ivers i ty, k e epi n g

ge nerations i n rouch w i t h t h e PLU and prov i d i n g vol u n teer and fi n a ncial support. La ura lee H agen

'75 '78, d i recto r of

A.i u m n i a n d Parent Relations, said PLU's legacy fa m i l ies choose PLU for more rea­ sons rhan rrad i t i o n . "That's part of it, b u t it's m o re than that," Hagen said.

" Paren ts

k n ow t hat PLU

helped develop thei r values and provided a holistic education, and they want the same fo r the i r c h i l d re n . Fo rtuna tely, S tu ­ dents wa nt t o have those s a m e experiences . " T h i s yea r,

P LU h a s more t h a n

260

"The heart of PLU 1ll,1(ic an i m pression

on me," Mark said.

responses - legacy, rrad ition a n d heritage.

Coming fro m a Ellll i ly where fou r o f tbe

B u t, you' l l also hear about the ourstJnd i ng

eight c h i l d re n have gone to PLU, Nate said

education they received, the p ro fessors who

he i s gbd to see others from h i s generation

guided them and the l ife long Friends they

wa n t i ng to ,mend . "This is rea l ly a proud

made.

trad i tion in our fam i ly," he said.

" I gOt a good backgro u n d acad em ical ly,

For the Swansons, the heri tage extends to

musica l ly, athlerically a n d s p i r i tually, " said

Ma rk's fa m i l y, many of whom also went to -

i n c lud i ng h i s parents, rh ree brorhers

Gerry, a reti red j u n i o r h igh school princi­

PLU

pal. "And friendships that have held for 60

and some their wives and c h i l d re n . " O u r k i d s a p p reciate I' I .U fro m both

years." Wh i l e none of the Lider gra n dchi l d ren arc requi red to go ro l' LU, their parents Jnd

grandpa rents arc h a p py when it's a good fir.

" Everyone i n my fa m i ly was vcry sup­

sides," said We ndy, who left PLU after a year to pursue a degree not offered by rhe u n ivcrsi ry. " J r's part of rhe stOry. There's a lot of heritage . "

retu r n i n g l egacy s t u d e n t s a n d a b o u t 90

porrive of me go i n g to P LU , " said Nate

i ncom i n g

Swanson '00, who was the first gr'lll d c h i i d

PLU fresh men this fal l a n d are num bers

of Gerr)' a n d M i l l y

and 25 of rhe Swanson a n d Lider fa m i l y

students

(see

list

page

27)

who had ,] parent attend PLU. Other exa m­

to

J t t c n d the u n iversi ty.

p les of Leg'lCY Lutes i n cl u d e m u l t i ple

" I saw rhar rhey had pro fess ional careers

s i b l i n gs who a t t e n d o r fa m i l i es w h o

and were happy. It seemed l i ke a good s tep­

become ieg')cy t h rough marriage.

Y tJ

U

and

ping s tOne for l i fe . "

a o u r c h i l d re n

a n d g r a n d c h i l d re n c h o s e t o g ra d u ate from o u r a l m a mater. And we' re p l eased a bo ut the ed u cati o n they've received . " - M i l ly Lide 1 6 PLU SCENE FAll 2005 > FEATURES

Na te's twi n brothers, Carl a n d Col i n , are

24

combined t o atrcnd t h e u ni ve rs i ry.

Ano ther o f Mark and Wendy's sons , bef

Swa nson '05, said he enjoyed bei ng a s ru­ dent at the same time as other members of h is fam i ly. I n add i tion to spen d i ng fou r years o n cam pus w i t h h i s cous i n , Brita Lider '05, Laef and his brother, N a tc, were at PLU fo r a semester tOgether. " I t was n ice to have a n older brother to


Kirk

'82

and Carol (Boose

'82)

Lider

went to PLU's

Homeco m i n g d a nce together i n

1 98 1 .

s o p h o m o re year at PLU

" l was my b ig g est d ream a l l my l ife to come to PLU,

1 0, to o k a y a r off after h i g h school to earn t h e $ 500 tu itio n and, s a stud nt, provided i ro n i n g and ba bysitti ng services to professors.

sa i d

M i l l y,

II

who w as o r p h a n e d at a g e

hel p me our w h i l e J was he rc , " Lacf s;l i d .

" H e rook me u nder h is w i n g. "

Changing with the times Le ga c y fa m i l ies watch PLU changi ng r h w u gh rhe ge llera t ions. For I n s rance, w h e n G e r r y and Milly were s ru dc n r s , danc­ ing was co nsidered a s i n . B u r r hc ir children wenr ro weckly da nces, p ro t c,ted curfew and srarred l i v i n g i n co-cel halls. Their gra n dc h i l d ren h a ve evcn more f'recc! o lll. Ir w a s a huge accom p l ishmclll for Milly j usr ro gcr ro PLU . Or p h 'l I l cd ar age 1 0, she roo k a ye a r o Cf a fte r h igh sch o o l to e1l'n rhe $ 500 rui rion and, as a sluckll l, provided ironing a.nd babysirring services lO professors. "It was my b i gge sr d ream all my l i fe ro come to PLU, " she s a id . In addirion to wo r kj ng, M i l l y p layed b,lS­ kerball and parrici pared ill r h e May Day celebrarion as an a r rend a n l . S h e a r rc l ld e d P L U for o n e year before conr i n u i ng ar Evcrcrr Gen eral Hospital School of Nurs i ng i n rhe N u rs in g Cadet Core. Milly returned to PLU and worked as

for [\'10 YC'HS wh ile Ge rry, who had lefr rhe school to serve in r h e Navy during Wo r ld Wa r II, fin ished h is li be ra l a rrs d eg ree . Though he was away from PLU for rhree years during rhe war - arrending Dickinson Srare 'I eacht'rs C o l l ege i n Dickinson, N . D., wirh 14 of h i s c1assmares as parr of rhe Navy V- 1 2 program, go ing ro m idship­ man's school i n Ch icago, a nd serving i n bo th rhe Med i rerranean and the Pacific Gerry fel r close to rh e u nive rs i ty. He con­ rinued to ger suppOrt from rhe facu lty and especially remembers h i s fl rsr C hrisrmas away, when he received a greering card signed by p ro fesso rs l i ke Joh n Xavier, Cliff O l s o n , Ole SruCIl, Lora Kriedler, Jesse Pfl ueger and Philip Hauge. While ar PLU, Gerry, whose s is rer Norma ( Longbortom '43) Lidtr also am: nded, sang in rhe Choir of rhe Wesr and various quar­ rers, pl a yed barirone in rhe PLU band, and was class p res i d e n r his jun ior and se n ior years. He re mem b e rs pl ayi n g baskerball games ar ParkJand Elemenrary and pracrica nurse

ing foorball on rhe pebbles of whar is now Red Square. He was also a member o f rh e rrack ream. When Gerry an d M i l l y w e n r to PLU. Old Main, now l<Jlown as H a rs tad Hall, housed al l rhe s r ud e n rs. " In our day rhere was a wooden wall - and rhe men l ived on one

side

and

rhe women on r h e o r h e r, "

M i l l y said ."Ir was ra r h e r­ cozy." T h ey saw c h a n ges w h e n rheir son, Eric Lider '75, moved on campus and into a n ewl y co-ed floor i nTingclsrad Hall. This was a big change from j u s r years ear­ l ier when Wendy and Mark were srudenrs. Women had an I I p.m. c u r few, a n d mem­ bers of rhe opposire sex were only al lowed i n rh e lobby. Sr r ic r c:r rules also i ncluded req u i red chapel and d resses for gi rls. M ark said e\ren music was conr roversial w h i l e he was a srudcnr, wirh rock ' 11' rol l evolving on campus. By r he rime his

younger b rorh e r K i rk »

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P L U athletics played an i ntegral role for father E r i c Lider ' 7 5, h i s d a u g h te r, Brita L i d e r

'as

a n d h i s nephew, Laef Swanson

'as,

At r i g h t : E r i c a n d B rita

com pete d u ri n g their c o l l ege years.

'82

students enjoyed

Nate and his brother Laef a l so studied

daugh ter's May grad uation reminded h i m

weekly dances, As Alpine h a l l president,

abroad - with Laef traveling ro Jama ica o n

o f h o w h i s career in ed ucation started.

K i rk was in cha rge o f fi n d i n g three or fo u r

a J-Te r m t r i p and Natc goi ng r o S terl i ng

He

hou rs of m u s i c for t h e m . " Every Friday or

Un ivers i ty i n Scotland fo r a semester.

Beckman w i th s pa r k i n g his imerest in edu­

Lider

was at

PLU,

"It opened my eyes to the rest of the

Saturday night there was a dance in a d i f­ fcre llt dorm," he said. K i rk and his w i fe, Carol (Boose

'82)

l . ider of Bel lcvue, who haven't had any kids Jrtcnd

PLU

cred i ts

p m fcssur Katherine Iverson

ca tion . "She prc>enred the whole elemen­

world and how i t fu nctions," Nate said

tary ed thing with such s p i r i t, " he said. "I

"That was probably my best expetience

thought ' 1 wa nt to do this.' "

through

PLU . "

Eric fol lowed in his father's footsteps and is

I n addition t o studying abroad, Nate c i tes

yet, mct their sophom ore year

now a tetired elementary physical education

- in a PLU va n, h e l p i n g new students gct to

PLU's science program as inHuenriaL He

teacher who sti l l coaches high school track

ca mpus fo r oricntation.

graduated i n tVhy fro m The College o f St.

and cross co u n try in Lake Oswego, Ore.

"\1V'c grew u p abo u t a m i l e ap art and never knew each [)(hLT," Kirk s a i d .

Professors, travel have strong in fluence Stro n g aca dem ics and

the chance fo r

le a rn i ng outside the classroom are a b ig d raw fo r many It'gacy fa mil ies. All the

Carherine i n M i n neapolis, M i n n . , with a maste r's

of physical

thera py,

and

was

i m p ressed with how well h is science classes at

PLU carried over ro physica l therapy. "PLU p l'eparcd me for my fu ture stud­

a

dation. He d i dn't usc I,is b i o logy major i n any of h i s j o bs, b u t said t h e problem solv­ ing and people s k i l l s he learned at have co n t r i b u ted to his success.

M a rk, a l l emergency room physician a t Hosp i ta l

Med i cal

Center i n

experi ences such as studyi ng a b road fo r

Kitkland, Wash., said h is b i o l ogy p rofessor

influencing t h e m .

Harold l .eraas i n fluenced his decision to go to mcdical schoo l . " H e made m e take the chance and gave me

in

strong fou n­

wa nted my career to go. " Evergreen

A s stude nts, K i r k a n d C a r o l traveled to

M a n u factu r i n g Co.

Iaco ma, said PLU pmvided

ies," he said. "It gOt me to focus on where 1

Liders cred i t specific p ro r('ssors and other

brad, Egypt and Jordan for a n I n terim

K i rk, a sales/coJ1[tact a d m i n i s traror at ( ; cnnal Plastics

PLU

"The school pro d u ces kids who are s u c­ cessfu l , " Mark said. " l owe PLU a Jot for al. 1 that I 've done."

Spo rts create confidence, lasting friendships

( n ow called J-Te rm) B i blical archaeology

the d i rection of which schools

apply to," he

A t h l etics play an i ntegral role fo r many

class. With the i n fo rm ation fresh in their

said. " Leracls had a knack for clI1d reputation

fa m i l ies thmu ghout the gen erations - and

m i nds from a lectu re/sl ide show the n i g h t

fo r gctting students i n to med ical school."

they carry the p ride and dedicarion with

before, the cl ass tou red many B i b l ical sites.

to

Eric said being back o n ca m p u s for h is

J/ PLU pr pare me for my futu re U I 5, I g o m e s o n where I wa nte d my ca reer to g o. " to Sw nson ' 00 18

PLU SCENE FALL 2005 > FEATURES

them after- col l ege. Tha t's obvious w i t h the Liders, who near­ ly a l l pa rticipated in some spOrt and cherish their lerrers and Lute spo rts memorab i l i a . B o t h Gerry a n d Eric ra n track. Eric, who has had one of h is th ree c h i ld ten go to


PLU , said it was his t i m e on the team and

the p ro fe s s o rs he had t h a t made h i m rhe

coach he is today. "The character a nd how

wome n's soccer team, said she also learned a

h i s tea m m a tes. "Th ey're fam i ly because you

l o t abou t hersel f by p laying sports at PLU.

see them every day," said

Lad,

A socio logy major, B r i ta is now wo rking on

m o t h e r,

and

you comp�te i n t he s fJ o r r is more i m portant

a maste r's degree in teaching a t Lewis &

du n w i n n i n g or l os i n g , " h e SJi d .

Clark C o l l ege i n Po rtland, Ore., and ho pes

He a t t r i h u l c s h i s a n i tude t o t h e way

to become a special education teacher.

sporr,s arc run at rLU a n d the classes h e

She said she came to PLU to play soccer ­ and because her fa m i l y always talked so

Frosty \X/cste ri ng .

<.

Frosty was one of those

highly of the u n i v ersi ry. " B rita wanted to do the

,soccer

thing," said Eric. "A nd ) J US t

loved my small college athletics."

people h e did n't ev�n COJch. As a r Eo and

for h e r because o f what it did fo r Eric,"

track guy. he changed me."

Anne added.

I l is

w i fe ,

Anne,

co m p J ri ng

agrees,

") thought

rLU wou l d

be a good choice

someti mes a chal lenge. "J r's

their com m u n i ty. " H is roots a n d h i s char­

learn how to do that, how to priori tize and

is was shapeJ here and h e's transferred t h a t

awesom e

to

be successfu l i n more than o ne area. "

His daugh ter, Bri ta, w h o was on the

to

b a tt le w i t h . "

b ud d ies.

i n c l u d i n g some

who are also

coaches. " I t's k i nd o f fu n becausc P L .U is o u r bond," he said. " , ometi l11e� we're com­ peting agai ns t each other,

bUl there's

Brita and h e r cous i n , Nate,

sti l l

attri bute Lhei r

friendships to t h e c ha rac te r isti cs of the peo­

a t t racts

a lot o f really good peo p l c , wh ich ma kes i t

easier to make and keep friends," Natc s a i d . No

matter

what lh::ir ex perimce, all the

Liders agree on one (hi ng. · j ·he fi·icndships d1ey

H e r co u s i n Laef agreed it was rewa rd ing to do well both i n class and o n the soccer

t o s o m a n y peop le."

"They're t h ey olles you go

ple who attend t he u n iversit y. " PLU

Brita said balancing soccer and school was

\Xfeste rill g 's i nsp i r�l t i o n to Eric's i n fl uence i n acter came from I'LL , " she said. "Who he

g ra n d fat h e r

h o pes to p u rs u e a career i n e d u ca t i o n .

t h a t fricnJship tbat was made here . "

guys who i m mediately maJc an i m p res­

sion," h ic said. " H e mJde an im pact on

who l i ke h is

Eric s t i ll keeps i n [Ouch w i t h h is track

too k from reti red A t h l etic D i rector Paul

Hose t h and former head football coach

u n cle, c o u s i n

made have lasted anJ will comilluc

to

r h rive.

"After all these years our bcsl fr i e n d s

;H<,

field . H e a p p recia rcd the ca maraderie w i t h

s ti l l rLU chssmates," M i l l y said. rID

Seven siblings

again, Hahn is now an intern pastor in

The Krebs family knows PLU well - with

all seven of KeIth and Kathy Krebs' chil·

Flagstaff, ATlz. Her father is a pastor in Sun City, Ariz.

dren having attended the university.

Ranging from footbal l and basketbal l to

the nursing program and l iberal a rts, the

children - Sandra Krebs '82, Kurt K r ebs '85, Karla Brock

(Krebs '86) Krebs '90,

Houk, Erik Krebs

Stephanie

Gomsrud and Rachel (Krebs

( K rebs

'97)

'89, '92)

Foster - all

had different reasons for choosing PLU.

F

a m i l y ties can

be f o u n d

throughout PLU and across the years. Here a re j ust a few exa m ples of the types

of legacies created by PLU.

Stephanie said that while her siblings influenced her decision to go to the uni­ versity, it wasn't the only factor. HI was

number six In the family, so I got 10 know

the un iversity well, " she said . H it's a well ­ rounded school with a lot of good things to offer. "

Adam Nichols 05, right. decided to attend PLU of the Impact rhe foorbilll program had on his brother. Matt '07. '

because

Football brethren Like father, l i ke daughter

Brotherly love With three sets of brothers playing last

The

Rev. John

'68 and '96) Hahn,

Cockram

Brothers Adam 'OS and Matt '01 Nichols

hiS

spring, the PLU men's lacrosse team didn't

daughter, Kacey (Cockram

lack chemistry.

the only known set of father and daughter

Attackers

Kepa

' OS

and

'08 '06 and

Josu

Zubi2arreta, utilityman Wes Telyea

'09 and midfielders '09 Rose all say they

defender John Telyea David

'06

and Kevin

love having each other as teammates. HWe get more time hanging out, and we

U n iversity

Congregation

presidents

are to

Being president played an

important

role in Hahn's time at PLU and in her career

In the ministry. " It was one of my best

was

kind of a

can return to our roots of playing sports

renaissance for me . I fell in love with the

together, " said Kepa Zubizarreta. He and

church."

his brother, Josu, have played other sports together since they were kids. Kevin Rose said he came to PLU because

of his brother. " H e's the guy I a lways look

played footba l l under legendary former head coach F rosty Westering. While the two weren't on the field at the same time - Man graduated Just one year

serve at PLU.

decisions," she said. " It

are just one of the 48 sets of brothers who

Hahn. who checked out a number of

small liberal arts colleges before deoding

before Adam a rrived - the way the pro­ gram is run stands out to both of them. "You leal/e here with so much more than j ust footba l l , " Adam said . "You learn how to be a better person. " Adam, who played footbal l for a few years in high school before switching to baseball, said his brother guided him with

on PLU. said that while her father influ­

positive encouragement and helped him

enced her decision, he was not the main

prepare to be able to play on PLU's team.

to and I 'm the guy he always looks to,"

reason she came to the university. "My dad

He added that hiS brother's experience

Kevin said. "Just to have that encourage­

didn't pressure me a t all," she said . "When

with football is definitely the reason he

ment is awesome. " •

8y Trista Winnie, The Mast

I came to PLU, It j ust felt like home. "

FollOWing in her father's footsteps once

chose to attend PLU. "I saw the impact that the program had on his life," he said.

FEATURES > PLU SCENE FALL 2OD5 19


This year's

COLLEEN HACKER

inductees are:

A N D P RO F E S S O R

in the School of Physical

RO W I N G

as a professor i n the School of

The rowing careers of Paulette Bergh '80 and Ruth Babcock '80 are nearly i dentical. Bergh trans­ felTed to PLU after her freshman year and joined Babcock on the crew team. In the next three years thev were members of the Senior

4 s uad that qualified for the national championships each sea­ son, placing sixth in 1 978 and fifth in 1980. They also won a bronze medal in the varsity pai r at the national champions hips as seniors. Babcock was a four-year letter winner, and Bergh lettered three times, was a team captain and received the team's Most Inspirational Award her senior year. They continued their rowing careers after graduating from PLU, and in 1 983, along with Pam Knapp l3lack '84, won the Senior 4 at both the U.S. Nationals and the Canadian Henley. Bergh and Babcock also finished second i n the pair's races at the U.S. Nationals an d Canadian Henley that same year missing the title in the Canadian Henley by two 100th's of a sec­ ond. They won the pair's race at the U.S. Master's Nationals in 1 985, and Bergh was a member of the E l i te 4 squad that won the Canadian Henley t i tle i n 1987. Bergh was an assistant coach at Western Washington Un iversi ty for five years ( 1 988-93) and was on the board of d irectors of the U.S. Rowing Association for four years ( 1 994-97) .

BABCOCK '80 AND PAULETIE BERGH 'SO

20

PLU SCENE FAlL 2005 > ATIAWAY lUTES

Colleen Hacker, assistant dean

RUTH BABCOCK AND PAULE'ITE B E RGH

. RUTH

SOCCER COAC H

E d ucation, joined PLU in 1 979 Physical Education and head women's field hockey coach. Two years later, then PLU Athletic Director David Olsoll decided to d rop field hockey and add women's soccer. Although Hacker had not played or coached the sport before, she became the head coach of the new team. The rest, as the saying goes, is history. In a I S-year span that ended with the 1995 season, Hacker's teams compiled a 233-59- 1 8 win­ loss record, won the Northwest Conference ti de 10 times, won

five straight NAIA District I and

NAJA West Region crowns, and played for the NAJA national championsh ip five consecu tive years. The Lutes won the national tide in 1 988, 1 989 and 199 1 and finished as runner-up i n 1 990 and 1992. Hacker's win total remains to this day the NAIA record, and her .781 winning percentage is cur­ rently sixth in the NAJA annals. She was named the conference Coach of the Year five times, the NAJA District 1 Coach of the Year seven limes, Ni\lA/NSCAA West Region Coach of the Year four times and NAIA/NSCAA National Coach of the Year three tunes. She joined the coaching staff of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team in 1 996 and is the teall1's sport psychologist.


CI It

L

KUM S

Q�l

RTERMAN

1 l:. R1.I.:

AKE PALM

B RIAN PETERSON

L\ A

\'(f R E

K L T 1� A L L

T Li N G

I M ivl l N G The 1 971 I'LU 'CaJ bOllk say:;

CJl'ol Quartaman Kllrnm�rle '8 �

was a

four-time NAIA 1\11-

SWll1tll1 l 1lg. 1 989 �ea­

I\menclIIl I n \I'(lll1l'Il'"

1 986 thro ugh

III the

she

SOliS

I'WllLS

swam

28 dl lT�rcnt

al r he nlll1()nal mCl't

IllOS( poss I b l e

and

rhe rop SIX 27

( lIlles.

natIOnal mel'£. vard 011

bJ.cksrrnke

the

l1ntshl'd U1 Al thc 1 986

he won thl! 2 00(I

th ree IIUClOl1al

de and

swam

Ch.1 l1lplOn rebr

rcams. ' he

WO Il u

rOl.t! of 25 Norrh\\'c " [

Conference t i rl es . wlll n l llg

vldua 1 (hUm plOl1slu ps

in

indi­

fi'lll" dl f­

fl.· rem I'VCllrs and rdav ti des I II

cwn rs. PLU WO I I the ri tle .1t thc conference mect all fou r rCJ.r:>. d i d not lose a dual mect III rhos.· fOllr sea..'ions, and fil1 l!>hc I sl.'cC:1I1d. filu nh. firth and fi w d l ffert'nr

rl';1m

{hml . I" speniv ·l�·. "tanding!>

at

rhe

In

(he

leam

nanonJJ

l11eer.

KUlll lm:r1e wa!> a co-wi n n " r of the SeltHlr Arh h :re Award

Ul

1 9 86.

Brian Peter""on '94

II>

PLU's only

ll the l<LS l fou r years has been M I . na5k�tball at "LU," Ik W:L'; l h� Mn [ Va J uabll1 Playcr for rhl' LUll' and it ti r r­ tealll A l I - NllrrhwI15[ Conlcrenc�

wres l l i ng. H e

pll'k i ll hiS JUnior .:l.J1d scnlor

c1:lSsi ficali(lll I i.' also comrcted

rha t Ake Palm '72

"

I

sea-

ons, 1 k hdpl:d the l.lICe!> \\IU} th e conf'nmcc tl tlc Ifl 1 9 70 1-1.: I' �cvenrh all-rime 1 11 S lring Will! J ,48 1 l

i n t'. Thl' highlight

of hiS career m.1Y h:lVl' been it g.l m.· ;'Iga.m�t till.' UllIversl t}' uf P u g� [

ound oll l'eb. 26 1 9 72.

hy ll d sh(l[ 94. 1 percent lrom the fi el d a sc hoo l record lhat srood fl r 18 wars_ I ll' led the lcam In sconng average h i S l lS [ lWO s�ons and was t h e cop r bo u n de r three when h� ned a scil()ol rl'cod

makmg

1 6 fie ld goaJs

a

,

NAtA n:Hi nal -halllpion and [wn- [ i me NAIA All-American i n won

rh.> 1 5S-pOlUld

tide in 1 9 94 afu�r fill lshing seC'­ ond ar

in

rhl'

1 99] NAtA

I II

the

1 5 0 pound

.u i I lal

Chamriollshi p:. i n 1 992 :u 1 42

poun 1:;,

Hc

f.1s h I Ollt'd a 43-5 record i l l

1 994 , allll a H9G w l I1 n i n g perce nr­ age, which I� lh

.

hl'sr slI1 g 1e-sca.­ 11 PLU wrestler.

s(ln p '1'CL'IHa.gl' by

H.Js va-tory lmal LS [ h l rd all t i m!', hi� -arCl' r IOlal llf I 1 4 VKto1'1 .�. 1-11.' \\';'IS named an NAIA All­ Ametlca Seb ll.lr-t\rhll'te ill L 993 .1Ild 1 994 . and was .1 CO-\\ 1 11 lie.. of

.1.� I S

PLU's Man

Awa.rd

I II

r the Yl'aJ' i n Spons

1 994.

sO'JIght years. P:l l m was also a secolld as

[cam

a l I 'co n fl'rcncc pIck

a frcshm.I11

and recclvl'd

honomblc Ill Cll l rOIl ;tl!- co n tcrcJlcc recogll lr ion h i s sophomore sea�ol1.

ATTAWAY LUrES > PlU SCENE FAll 2005 21


attaway lutes cOHl"inued

which i nc l u ded the creati on of the Lute

each event receive fi rs t team A I I­

Club Advisory Board and the setting of

America hon ors. Haakenson is the fi rst

s h o rr-term goals. Those goals include

men's o u tdoor track and field All­

i ncreas i n g the n u m b e r of members

American fo r PLU s i n ce 2002.

from the c u rrent 280 to 700 by the end o f tvl ay 2007, and i n c reas i n g the fu nd­

H<L1 kenson recorded a throw of 1 80-4 (54.98 meters) on his final atte m p t in

rai s i n g from the $ 1 00,000 raised last

the prel i m i naries. The m ark qualified

year to $25 0,000 by May 2007. The c u r­

him fo r the fi nal and h e ld up fo r his

re n t president of L u te Club is K n u t

seventh place fi n i s h .

O l s o n '90, a managing partn e r for Thrivent Fi nanc ial fo r Lutherans i n

were held in Wave rly, Iowa. The others

Tacoma. Lute Club Preside nt Knut O l son '90 and rne rn b e r Torn Renne. Photo c o u rtesy J i rn Van Beek '59.

Lute Club reaches out for more members and funds to support athletics

H e was o n e o f fou r Lutes t o comp ete at the national cha m p i o n s h i ps, which

"Athl etics were a b i g pan of my expe­ rience at PLU, and I ' m glad

CO

be in a

were E r i k Jensen 'OS, who placed 14th i n t h e decat h lo n, J o n Payne ' O S , w h o

position where I can help to e n s u re the

competed i n the 400 h u rdles b u t d i d

legacy of excellence re mains strong,"

n o r q u al i fy fo r the fi nal, a n d M egan

Olson said. "Because the u n ivers i ty is

Woc h n i c k '07, who was e n tered in the

c o m m i tted to tbar goal as we l l , I was

wo men's hammer throw and also did

more than happy co take on this leader­

not qu ali fy fo r the final.

s h i p ro le." P lanning fo r the renovarion and/or

Wochnick p revi ously earned I n door All-America honors when s h e p laced sixth i n the "wight t h row at the i n d o o r

he Lute C l u b has, fo r many

construction of new facil iries fo r athlet­

years, h e lped athletics at PLU

ics and recreation bas been under way

national champ ionsh i ps . H e r bid fo r a

th rive. Now, with a reorganiza-

fo r about a year as part of the campus­

second All-America honor was dera iled

tion of the cl ub, a new athletic di rector

wide master plan. Topics of d i scussion

when she accid e n tally step ped on a nail

and the p tospect of b u i l d i n g new fac i l i­

have i n clu ded the renovation o f Olson

before the c o m peti t i o n .

ties in the near fu w re, the Lu te C l u b

A u d i tori u m , the fu ture o f Memo rial

w i l l li kely p lay a larger role in fu n d rais­

Gymnas i u m , the cond ition of the swim­

Two 111 en's tenn i s p l ayers, Matt Lari more '06 and Ricky B u tenko '06,

ing to help keep the teams competi tive

m i ng pool b u i l.ding and field s pace.

also received All-Americ a h o n o rs. They

in the Northlvest Co n ference and

Pres i d e n c Loren A n derson said a p l a n

were named to the I n cercollegiate

to en hance athletic facili ties will be part

Te n ni s Association D i vision III All­

NCAA D ivision I ll. The Lute C l u b raises mo ney to hel p COVCl"

COStS of o perati n g t h e athletic

of the next comp rehen sive fu n d - r,l i s i n g

America Team. Both were selected as

campaign.

doubles p l ayers.

[ill

p rogram through events l i ke rhe Lure Club GolfTo u rn a l11 ent held every June. The money helps pay for p u rchase a n d mai ntenance o f equ i p m e nt and to h e l p with o u t-of-region travel . "We're b u i lding a fo und ation u pon which we can reali/.e an active organiza­

Lutes bring home All-America honors in track and tennis

r i o n , wo rking first on a k i n d of a nnual

an Haakenson '05 made the

fu nd fo r Lu te C l u b " said J i m Van Beek

most of his last o p p o rtu n i ty

'59, a m e mber of the PLU Athletic Hall

at the 2005 NCAA DiVIsion I I I

o f Fame. Van Beck also i s a membe.r o f

National Track a n d F i e l d

the develo p ment staff and helps coord i­

Champ i o n s h i p s .

nate. Lu te Club activi ties with the

Haa kenson met t h e q u a l i fy i n g stan­

Ath letic Department. "Even tua l ly we're

dard in the hammer t h row his sop ho­

going

more and j u nior seasons, b u r he was

to

be i nvolved i n fu nd-raising fo r

b u i l d i ngs, faci l i ties a n d endowments.

not selected fo r the natio nal meet i n

But basically we want to be an organiza­

2003, and a n i nj u ry prevented h i m

tion where you can get i n formation,

fWl1l c o m peting last year.

where you can sh ow you r s u p p O rt,

He aga i n p rovisionally q u al i fied fo r

where )'O ll can be i n volved as a vo l u n ­

the national meet this past sp ring and

reer lVi th t h e. ath l e r i c program."

was awarded a berth. Haakenson earned

Withi n the pasr school year the Lute Club u n derwent a rCLlrga n i zation ,

22

PLU SCENE FALL 2005 > ATTAWAY LUTES

All -America hon ors by p l aci n g seve nth i n the ewIl t . The top e i gh t placers i n

Ta coma H a l l of Fa me i n c l u d e s a slew of PLU athl etes In what was bill ed as the largest s p o rts banquet in the hi story of Pi erc e Co unty, the Taco ma- Pi erce County S ports Hall of Fame inducte d many outsta n d ing athletes - i nc i ll ding 28 with ties to P LU - in M ay. You can read

about each of t he in ductees at www,plu,edu/scene/issue/2005/fa/l! sec tions/attaway-Iutes.html.


haw panici pared

011

r h c A l u l 1 1 l 1 i Goard,

on com mirtees, donarcd alie riOIl i tems

[0

rhe Sru d c n r Alu l11ni I\ssoci:lri o n , vol u l l ­ rcered ar rhe Wallg C c mc r, givcn fi ll:ln­ cial su p p o rt ro Q Club, vol l l ll tt'cred ;15 a member of rhe

Sca nd in avi a n

Cemer, raught

<l

C l i l r ur:ll

cooklllg class, ,Krell

menror fo r stu d en rs and w i l l soon o n rhe Board o f Regel1[s role

as

:IS

:IS :I

se rve

part o f my

Alwnni Hoard pres idmL

I am so l u cky, :l nd I W:l l1t

to

s h a r e rhis

wirh yo u l Pa rricipate sOll'll'h ow, a n d in s o m e way. By provi d i ng r i m e , prayer, fu nds and spread i n g rhe :lWan' l l l'SS of

PLU to po r e n r ia l s tu d c n r s you tou a rc part i c iparing i ll L h l' Ieg:lc}' o r- t l w l I n i vl'l"­ siry and a re h e l p i n g it

m o m e n rs in the

discover the difference you can make for PLU i lliam B u tler Years o nce

sJ.i d , "Ed ucari o n is rror rhe fi l l i rr g of a pai l , buc rhe l i gh t i n g of a fi re. " T h a t is h o w I fe lt as 1 grad u a ted

24/7

of o u r d a i l y lives

heans o p e n to new i d e as, ncw chal­

Sail Diego, Calo!

tions.

Michelle Cheney '85

Susan (Hil debrand) Stri nger '76

Big Fork, Moru

1 [- 1 were a t thar pod i u m , 1 wo u ld h ave c h i med in w i r h my sh are of o p r i ­ m i s m a n d real i s m , b ut I w o u l d h ave mosr fe rve n tl y s u ggested rhat everyone in rhe room b e l i eve in rhe power i n s i d e w

500 e n r h usiastic, en ergized and p ro u d

i t's eas i e r said t h a n d o ne. We all wane

s tu dc n r s graduate fro m t h i s b e l oved

to believe rhar we do t h i s , but

and co nremporary learn i n g estab l i s h ­

err d o f r i l e wce k, w h e n we add u p the

menL

h o u rs com m i t red to work arrd sleep

act on h i s o r her convicrions. Ye s . . at

the

and all the orher o b l i gar i o n s , c u rrs i dl'r

C o m m e n ce m e n r sh ared messages of

[ile r i lTle :l l i o cari o n fo r givi ng ba c k . Is

h o p e fo r

ir 1 percell t, 3 perccm? Whar s h o u l d i r

i s m in the o p po rtu n i ties and c h a l le n g­ i n g dec i s i o n s t h a t w i l l prcsc' n t them­

be? What d o you w:J.llr i r to be? Wri rer S US:l1l J e ffe rs said, " K nowing

Clayton Cowl '88

Roc hester,

M i nn.

Carol (Teslow) Dahl '62 P ullman,

Dayna (Hesse) Hall '02

Kirkland, Wash.

Don Isensee '64

KlamDth Falls, O re Clarene (Oslerli) Johnson '56

Lakewood, Wash. David Johnson '74 Vi ce Proslde nt Orange, CallI.

Jon Kvinsland '63

Gig

Ha rbor, WaSh.

rhat we can make a d i fference in t h i s

Mari (Hoselh) Lysne '96

co c o m c . 1 cou l d n ' t h e l p b u t wo n d e r

wo rld is a great moriva[Or. How can we

Sumner, WaSil

w h :lt each w i l d :lnd p re c io u s I i fe had i n

k n o w rhis and nor be i nvolved?" I r 's a

Dale Nienow '79

s w re fo l lowing t h e h o o p l a arrd the cel­

grear qu estion [0 ponder.

In a world where

a

two-yeJ.r-old cell

me to give back in d i ffe re n t ways a n d

p h o rre i s consi d e red a n c i c ll [ tech no lo­

i n varied capac i r i e s and fo r thar,

gy, the concept o f l i fe l o n g l e a rn i n g

p r ivil eged. I t h:ls b e e n my e x p e r i e nce

spe�ks t o us more t h a n .:vc1'. \Xl h e re

rhar my giving [0 PLU has rerurned ten­

ch arrge is the n o r m and trad i ri o n o fren

fo ld [0

fi nds i r self c o m p e r i n g fo r

and spiri tual strengrh. Over rhe ye :l rs I

a

few mere

Dick Weathermon 'SO Sumner.

wash .

j] ,

'

Lauralee Hagen '75, '78 Director

Erik Melver ASSIs tant

'96

011 actor

Ann Johnson '82

Admi nIStrative Assistant Heather Dewey '01 Director

Ann ua l G i vm g /Q Club Jacob Himmelman '03

A�sl stil n t

Di rec tor

Stephen Cornils '66

President & U niversity R elation s

Vice

oevelupment

Bell evue, Wash.

My i rrvo l vemen t w i th PLU enables

l11e

Beilevu8, Wash

Wash .

sel ves ro each gr:lci u:ltc over the years

eb ratory rece p t i o n s o f the d ay.

Pam (Weeks) Russell '72

lenges and new, yet u n k nowrr, s o l u ­

fe l t in May w h e n w i m s s i n g m o re rharr

POSt 9 - 1 1 world and of real­

John Carr '87 West Linn, Ore.

them selves a n d chal l e n ge each person

a

'S7

ir is i m perative to keep o u r m i n ds and

from PLU back in rhe day, and how 1

T h ose w h o s poke a t the p o d i u m a t

ffil Ii} 1.ls" Otto"lin

p r o sp e r

/\/ltnmi 130drd pn'5ident

Lisa Ottoson ' 87 , president of the A l u m n i Board, en courages people to stay involved with PLU and b e c o m e Lutes for Life. Photo by Andy S p rain ' 05 .

Get involved and

ro

I

fee l

in saris f:l c r i o n , r-e l l owship

Lisa Ottoson '87 Presldunt

RS CJ Kipper '06

Jeff Rippey '78

Stude nt Aluml1i Association Execu llva Director

Carmen Rowe '92

ASPLU

Spanaway, Wash. Portla nd, Ore.

Willie Painter '06 pr�sldent

Ta coma

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a l u m ni news & eve nts C'hild of God, you h ave been commissioned by the Holy

Spi ri t and by this congregation to proclaim the nl i ghty deeds o f God and serve the world i n Jesus' name .

W

i t h those words, The University Congregation sends off graduares each

December and M ay during a rraditional roweling ceremony. Graduates receive a servanr

rowel bearing that quotation. Following the example of

Jesus who washed the disciples' fel.:t and commanded them

[0

love as he had loved

them, these young men and women leave PLU to make their mark on the world seek­ ing to make it a more j ust and h u mane pla(e. The University Congregation

has been helping studenrs do that for

50 years.

Homecoming _005 will celehrate the "iOth anniversary of The University Congregation.

Since its inception in \ 95 5 ,

Univ 'J

ity Congregation has been a welcoming community

for all students. Today, not only Lutherans bur also �tudents of many denominations gather �ch Sunday morning in UCong.

as

LagerquiM Concert Hall fur worship.

it is a�fec rion atcly called, provides Bible study. service opportunities on and

ofT campus and fel lowsh i p events. Tv.·ice p it: who (ome

to

the Peace l.utheran

year, studenrs prepare a d inner for the peo­

,oml11unity Center in Tacoma. And evcry

September, two fu l l busloads of freshmen and transfer students head off to h i ke on Mr. Rainier

to

keep a tradition that d�) [es b,tLk many years. The trip not only acquaints stu­

dents with one of the gems of the PaC i fiC Northwest but also all ows them the time

to

get to know classmates. The

University Congregation

is also a rrai n i ng ground for future leaders in the c hurch

and in soLiety.

Tilt, piCIIITl'S

IlIlIIlbl'r

011

of Llites

tllese

who

page.. aye just wert'

t1

samp ling of the

llnd tlre a vital part of The

Ulliversity COllgrl'gfllioll cn/ll mllni�)'. We invite

ni 11'''0 cnl/,·d { Jeo ng join

/IS

IIff allllfl­ tiJ{'il' rhurch home while {It PL U to

ill crt,·hratillg 50 yetl1�· 0/ worship. millistry lind

serllire tlur;'lg Homt'coming

wukmd.

UNIVERSITY PASTORS THROUGIi THE YEARS

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I

I

1.

Members o f the U c ong band Deliverance perform a t a service.

2.

Former University Pastors James Beckman and Gordon Lathrop celebrate Holy Communion.

3.

The school year starts with the annual hike and worship o n Mt. Rainier.

4.

The Leap of Faith D a n c ers perform at Chapel.

5.

University Congregation takes part in commenc ement every year.

6.

Chandra ( H anlin

7.

Unive rsity Cong regation c hoir

'881

Peters, far right, and others sing in the c hoir.

in 1958.

1 980-85

1 985-86

1 986-93

1 986-94

1 994- 1 995

1 995-present

Ron Pie rre Vign e c

Ste p h en Rie ke

M a rtin We l l s

Dan Erlander

Joa nna Ro bins o n

Nancy J . C on no r

( i ntern)

Sus a n Brie h l

D o n Cl i nton

De nnis S epper

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PACIFIC LUT H E R A N U N IVERSITY P R E S E NTS

'Lu tes Roc k !

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 Classes Without QuiZZes

8 a .m .

-

2:20 p.m.

Homecom ing Chapel 10:30 a . m ., Trin i ty Lutheran Church Golf Scramble

2-5 p m , Sparks Sta d i u m

Campus Tour

4 p.m., Clock Tower

Homeco m ing 2005

is packed with

Powderpuff Cham pionsh i p

4 p. m., Foss

to this year's class reunions of 1955,

Field

1 960, 1 965. 1 970. 1 975. 1 980. 1985, 1990,

Homecoming BBQ

1 995, 2000, and 2005 we w i l l have

5 p. m., Fo s s Fi e l d

the affinity reu nion of Un iversity Congregation, which is celebrating

Book S i g n i n g

its 50th yea r.

5- 7 p . m., Foss

A 50th r e u n i o n s p e c i a l p a c k a g e price is being offered to th e Class of 1 955. For $40 per person, g o l d e n grads can atte n d t h e 50th r e u n i o n p arty, a n n ivers a ry d i n 颅 n e r and H o m e c o m i n g g a l a .

50th Reunion Party

F o r m o r e i nformation o r to reg ister. visit us o n l i n e at www.p/ua/umni.org. C a l l 800- ALUM-PLU o r 253-535-741 5 to requ est a registration b r o c h u re.

Fie ld

7:30 p. m ., Eliason home

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 Into The Streets Commun ity Service M ee t at 9:30 a .m., Red Square Coffee 9-9:45 a. m., Eastvold Lobby Nursing Alumni Reception

I

I

9:30 a.m., U C He ritage lecture 1 0 a. m.,

Eastvold

Invitational Cross Cou ntry Meet

10 a .m., golf course Reunion Receptions

1 1 a.m.

-

noon, M emoria l Gym

Campus To ur

1 1 a _ m Clock Tow er .,

Homecoming Celebration luncheon

N oon,

26

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2:30 p . m . , From the B ayou, Puya l l u p Alumni Tent

1 路4 p . m .

activities and celebrations. In addition

Zero (2005) Reunion

Olson

Homeco ming Game

3:30 p.m., S p a rks Sta d i u m Musical Interlude

4-6 p . m . Lagerq u ist 50th Anniversary D i n ner

6:30 p.m., Ta c o m a C l u b Homecoming Gala

7:30 p.m., Museum of Gl ass

SUN DAY, OCTOBER 9 Golden Club breakfast

9:30 a.m , M B R Waffle B reakfast

7-1 1 a . m . , U C Campus Tou r

9:30 a.m., Clock Tower Homecoming Worsh i p

1 1 a.m , Lagerq uist University Cong regation lunch

1 2:30 p . m . Hymn Sing

2-3 p . m., L a g e rq uist


Legacy Lutes keep traditions going strong

Jorgen G i l bertson, A n d y ' 7 7 and Katha leen

Tierney lindblad, Ra ndy '79 Lindblad and Tara

(J a c k son '741 G i l bertson

(Oto n i c a r '79) N o rdstrom

C o l l i n Guil dner, Charlie '83 and Debbie ( M a i e r

Monika Mai er, D o nn '83 and Karin M a i e r

' 8 2 ) G u i l dner

th�ough generations

lisa McCle llan, Rob ert '86 M c C l ellan (d) a n d

Le a n n a ( K a e l i n '86 ) Sti d h a m

Taylor Hacker, Fra nkie Ha cker

ach year the university welcomes a gro u p of s m d e ms known as "Legacy Lmes" - s m dems whose p a re nts h ave graduated from or attend­ ed PLU (See cover story, page

14.)

The

Darren Hansen, Ric hard and Karen ( H e n drickson

Brian McFadden, G uy '73 and Laura M c Fadden

'71 1 H a nsen

Angela Melvard, Scott a n d K a rin ( Gwynne '77)

R a c h e l Hatlen, M a rk '82 a n d Mary (Zitzewitz '84 1

M e l v a rd

Hatlen

lauren Meyer, Michael '79 and M e l i n d a ( D e n ny

fo llowing list reflects inco m i n g Legacy

Jenn ifer Hebner, Kim ( M c K i b b e n '981 Hebner

Lutes registered as of July 2005.

Sarah Herried, William a n d Erin Her ried

'80) Meyer M i randa M i l ler, D a n i e l '69 Miller and Debbie

Miranda

Ol ivia H i l l i us, G i n nette '94 Rabon Nolan Adams, B e rt and Caro lyn (Liming '81 1

Jennifer Hottle, Ridge '78 and Linda (Anderson

Adams

'77) H ottle

Zachary Alger, Mark a n d D a wn '95 A l g e r

Nathan H U l i ngs, D a l e a n d Kathy ( B ayne '82)

Patrick Anderson, C h a rles and J a net (Sire)

A n d e rson

Madison Mosley, Thomas Mosley a n d Kaye

Kuam

Hulings

lauren Na nce, R i c h ard a n d Patricia '98

Courtnie Hurlow, Todd a n d Stacie ( S u h re '851

libby Arneson-Walk, M a rk Arneson and D a n a

' 7 3 Wa l k

Johanna Moore, D a v i d ' 7 2 and Mirth (Anderson

'721 M oore

Nance

H u rlow

Bonnie Nelson, G l e n ' 6 9 a n d M a ry Nelson

John lafrati, John l a frati

*

Anthony Arola, K e n t a n d Astrid ( Rog ers '90) Arola Jordan Bahr, B ryon '96 a n d K restin '85 B a h r Garrett Brammer, Russell and S u z a n n e (Westl a n d

' 8 2 ) B rammer Cl are Brauer-Rieke, D a vid '78 and G retc hen '78

Rachel N e l s o n , Steven '76 Nelson a n d Norma '73

Sarah Jamieson, D a n '77 and L i n d a (Alex a n d e r

Aa modt-Nelson

'77) J a m i e son

Lars-Erik Nesvig, J o n a t h a n '67 a n d M o rrene

Andrew lashua, D avid '81 and S a r a h

Nesvig

(Frederickson '81 ) Lashua Briana lerew, Elvin and Teresa '91 Lerew

Brau e r-Rieke Brennan Brown, M i c h a e l a n d Kellie B rown Kelsey Carr, Carole ( S c h r amel '71 1 C a r r

*

Matthew Christian , J eff and D e b o rah (Johnsen

'761 Ch ristian

I Penc i l Us I n I

Dane Christoffe rson, Glen '81 and Susan ( R o r em

' 8 1 ) Christofferson Tina Coleman, Edward and Ch ristine C o l e m a n N e i l Colombini, D a vid ' 7 7 and Karol J a n e ( K J

UPCOMING EVENTS September 10

...

, . . • .

,

, . . • . . .

, . . . ,Tailg ate at California Luth eran

. , . . . . . , . . " , . . , . . . . ' . . ' , PLU G old � Mix a nd M i ng l e Event

J o h n s o n ' 7 7 ) Colombini

September 15

Bradley C o x , J a c k and Roxanne '80 Cox

September 1 7- 18 . . . . . . ' . . . . , , . . , . .

Adrianne Cryer, D a niel and H e i d i (Kn utzen '80)

Cryer Grace Cummings, Craig '80 and Deborah (Fox '80)

Cummings Erika Dornfeld, Steve ' 7 6 and Holly D o rnfeld Krista Dunham, Keith and Wendy (Williams '99)

"

September 24 October 1

November

"

"

"

"

"

"

"

. . . . , . . . Alumni Board Fa ll Meeting

.Tailg ate at Unverslty of

. , ' . . , . . . , " ' . . , . , ,Tailgate at Linfield

October 7-9

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Wisconsin-River Fa lls

Coll e{le, M c Minnvil l e, O re.

, . . . . H omec omi ng Weekend

' , ..., ' , . ..',., . "

. . . . . , ' . F am ily Weekend

, , . , , , , . . . , , , . . . . , , . . . . . . , . . . . . P arents Counci l Fall Meeti ng

Dunham

November 6 ,

Rachel Edwards, D o u g l a s a n d Ca rolyn Edwa rds

December 2 , . . . . . , . , , , . , .Christmas Concert a nd Reception

Chelsey E l l i ott, H o llis a n d Rosie '07 E l l i ott Trista Fenske, Fay ( B ur nett '741 Fenske Victor Fonta ine, G a ry and B e c ky Ann ( H u c ko '79)

Fonta i n e

University

(p ortland, O re, )

. . President's Ch ri stmas D i n n e r and Concert (Seattl e)

December 3

.,..

December 4 December 10

. . • . . .

.

. . . " ' . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cam pus Christmas Cono ert

. . , . . . . . . . Preside nt's Christmas Dinner and Concert ( C a m pus)

Amos Fre i heit, David ' 8 7 a n d Julie Freiheit S a r a h Gauc he, Paul '79 and N a ncy Lee G a u c h e

Fo r more Information:

www.plualumni. org or call 800-ALUM- PLU .

Jevan Gee, R o n G e e and Kitti '85 W h e e l e r

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27


C a re e r m ove p a i d off fo r p rofessi o n a l p o k e r p l a y e r p l aying," h e s a i d . " I made a few t r i p s ro Vegas after I tu rned 21 and did we l l . " When things d i d n ' t work o u r i n h i s position as h igh school social srudies teac her i n Olym p i a, Was h . , he moved i n

1995 ro Las Vegas, where h e studied h i s rory at the graduate p rogram at the U nivers i ty of Nevada Las Vegas and p layed poker at The M i rage. "My n'i p s down I d id wel l, and I was c u ri o u s ro see if thac was just a f1uke," h e said. I t wasn'c. He's recognized as a pro. He wroce a chapter i n poker great Doyle B r unson's book "Su per System 11: A Cou rse i n Power Po ker " and wri tes a regu l a r co l u m n i n Card Player magazi nl' (U'wUJ.ca,"dplayer.co,/?,l/poker_maga.­

z.il'le/writen/vicUJ/nm1'lc/Marl?_Gregorich). He has been

a

com men tator fo r to urna­

ments on rox S porcs. His

biggest win was $ 1 30 ,000 at an

eve n t in the World Series of Poker. He's had n u m erOLiS o ther w i n s between $ 1 0,000 and S 1 00,OOO, he said .

G rego rich plays the popu lar Texas Hold ' E m , b u t he's most renowned fo r Omaha H i gh-Low. In boch ga mes, p lay­ e rs try to make the besc hands wit h their own cards and a set of com mon cards. He says games have beco me more A poker table serves a s the office for Mark G rego rich '92, who s u p p orts his family a s a profess i o n a l p o k e r player i n Las Ve gas. Photo by BJ N e m eth . hen Mark G regorich's ceach­

G regorich srarred playing poker when

ing job fell victim to budge t

h e was a ceenagl'r fo r fu n and a l i erle

cu ts, h e moved t o Las Vegas

mo ney, way b..:fore i t

and gambled on a new career in po ker. Ten years later, G regorich '92 is wel l known i n poker c i rcles a n d m a kes a good livi ng as a pro fessional player. "I try to creat i c as a job because duc keeps me responsi ble, and i t's what I rely on fo r my i ncome, b u t I love play­ i ng," he sai d .

che c u l t u ral

p l ay and I n ternet po ker. And many peo­ ple are hopmg to strike i t rich at a cab l e wi ch l i ctle experience. "As long as you have enough fo r the buy-in, you can pl ay," he said. "But i f

p h enol11<?non that televised CD u rna­

you d o n ' t k n o w w h a t yo u' re doi ng,

m('11 ts !1Jve made it today.

you're going to lose."

"As I gOt o lder, my friends and I k e p c

G regorich descri bes h i m s e l f as a solid, d i s c i p l ined pl ayer who doesn't get worked up over the h i ghs a n d lows o f the game. " I have a reputation for being really consisten t," h e said. "When I p u t my

He plays abouc 30 h o u rs p e r week usu ally ac the l u xurious I3el lagio hotcI but when he's playing

W :1 S

crowded with che advent of celevised

a

tourn:1ment,

that C:1n q u i c kly go u p to 60 or 70

m o n ey i n to a POt, people te nd to t h i n k I have a really good h a n d . I d o n ' t h :lVc

a

re p u cacion as someone w h o th rows his

h o u rs. H e travels to some tou rnamencs

money aro u nd . " G regorich acknowledges that gam­

bur re l ies on his daily games fo r mosc of

b l i n g can b e a "mon ster" fo r some peo­

his i ncome.

ple and he has seen the downfa l l of too

2 8 P L U SCENE FALL 2005 > ALUMNI NEWS

& EVENTS


many. H e says ic cakes a cercain cem­

chi ngs don't go you r way. The game can

peramenc, along wich s k i l l and l uck, co

be real con s u m i ng if you allow it to be."

win an even c On che World Poker Tour. While h is dream of p ro fes sional poker has been a su ccess, he says i t's n o t easy,

m as cer che game enough co live off i t.

H e's seen plency of players cryi ng to

He s u p ports h i s wi fe, M ary, a scay-ac­

win mo ney back by p lacing more and

and he advises agai nst people c h oosing

home mom to their yo u ng c h i ldre n

b iggl:r bets, o n ly to gec far ther i n to the

cas i nos over college. A l cho ugh his

Mary and i1cnny and h i s scepson

hole.

degrees don't necessarily help h i m in

Thomas. ' " I ' m nut

"If I ' m i n a to urnamenc and I win a

h i s p resenc career, he s ays he's glad to

key pot or lose a key POt, it gets p retty

have an education and an other o p ti o n

ga m b l i ng," he s a i d . " I ' m lucky I d o n ' c

i ntense then," he sai d . " Normally I

i f he deci des he's done with poker.

have any i s s u e s wich thac. Some people

don't get toO up or down. You know

l i k e co p lay d i ce and slocs, and chat's an

you're go i n g co h ave some losing days."

a

ga m bler j us c for che sake o f

expen sive habic. "You h:lVe to h ave self-con cro!' You have a lot o f frus t rating days when

G regorich has p l ayed w i th some of the top-ranked players often seen o n

"I don't recommend it fo r k ids because i t's k i nd o f a dead-end. I've seen people go broke. Not toO m an y people have been able co do what I d i d . " lm By Katherine Heel/and Hansen '88

che televised games, a n d h e hopes to

S c i e nti s re c e ives h i g h h o n o r fo r d e c a d e s of wo rk n the m i d - '60s, Tyl e r Copl en's s c i ­

C o p l e n credits his ex p e r i e n c e at

interaction between rivers and l a ke s

entific cu riosity a n d the skills

PLU ( a n d in p a rtic u l a r, his work with

a n d g r o u n d water, or the c o nta m i n a ­

d ev e l o p e d i n a one -on-one g l ass­

Olsen a n d physics p rofe s sor Ol af

ti o n o f ( a n d r e m e d i ati o n ) of g r o u n d waters.

b l owing c l a s s with chemistry pro-

J o r d a h l) fo r what he has b e e n able to

fessor Ro b e rt Olsen got him i n a little

do. "Th e e d u cation i n v a ri o u s l a b o r a ­

tro u b l e . N a m e ly, it e n a b l e d h i m to

tory s c i e n c es was exc e pti o n a l," h e

the a m o u nts of c a r b o n a n d oxyge n

l e a rn how to use gl ass c o n d e n sers -

s a i d . "Stu d e nts w e r e ta ught a n d

isoto p e s of c a l ci u m c a r b o nate rock a t

a n esse nti a l s k i l l for the disti l l ation of

e n c o u r a g e d how t o w o r k with both

D evils Ho le, a s u b a q u eous c a v e r n i n

spirits.

their h a n d s a n d th e i r b ra i ns."

south-c entral Neva d a . By stu dying

When Coplen '66 set up h i s new­

An d those same hands that e n a b l e d

Hi s r e c e nt work with the a n a lysis of

the isoto p e s found within th ese w a l l s, C o p l e n was a b l e to d o c u m e nt natural

fou n d ho bby in h i s o n - c a m p u s room,

h i m to b u i l d a d i sti l l e ry h e l p e d h i m

n e e d l ess to s a y, some fo u n d the

d eve l o p state- of-th e - a rt l a b o r atory

patte rns of c l i mate change thro u g h

pra cti c e objecti o n a b l e . Soon the re­

c a p a b i lities before scientific m a n u ­

t h e l a st 500,000 yea rs. lm

after, h e found h i m s elf living in his c a r

fa cturers c ou l d p rod u c e them ­

fo r a s h o rt tim e .

n a m e ly, the a utomation of isoto pe­

Tha t d i d n't d a m p e n C o p l e n's s p i rits - h e c o nti n u e d his stu d i e s at PLU a n d

rati o m a s s spectro m eters. It is this, and the l a rg e body of

e a r n e d a d e gree in physics, with a

work i n Cople n's 30-y e a r history

m i n o r in c h e m istry. An d it d id n't h a m ­

at the U S G S, for which he wa s

p e r h i s long-term prospects eith e r, a s

honore d .

C o p l e n w a s r e c e ntly a w a r d e d the h i g h e st h o n o r from th e U . S .

I n short, C o p l e n stu d i e s isoto p e s - atoms that

D e p a rtment o f the I nterior, the

make u p c h e m i c a l ele­

D i sti n g u i s h e d S e rvice Awa r d .

m e nts. As C o p l e n

C o p l e n e ntered t h e U n iversity of

d e scribes i t , whereas

C h i c a go's Ph . D . program in the g e o­

hyd rogen i s present in

phys i c a l d e p a rtment. "I d i d n't know a

all wate r, the isotope

r o c k from a n yth in g," he re c a l l e d . " But

Hyd ro g e n - 2 (a c o m p o ­

they to l d m e , 'if you u n d e rstand

n e nt o f t h a t a t o m c a l l e d

phys i c s, th e n we c a n te a c h you a bout

d e ute rium) varies by a f a c ­

geology : "

t o r o f t w o i n wate r a ro u n d t h e

Th at h a s c ertainly p rove d t r u e , A few y e a rs after rec eiving his Ph . D . i n

worl d . Th is m e a n s a s c i e ntist c a n m e a s u re the a m o u nt of d e uteri­

1 970, he l a n d e d a j o b with t h e U . S .

u m in wate r and know w h e re it c a m e

G e o l o g i c a l S u rvey - a position h e

from .

d e s c r i b e s as a n i d e a l j o b of a c a d e m i a

By Steve Hansen

Th e tec h n i q u e a l lows him t o b e a b l e

i n t h e f e d e r a l g ov e r n m e nt - a n d h e's

t o atta c k n u m e r o u s e nvironmental

b e e n there ever s i n c e .

problems, s u c h a s u n d e rsta n d i n g the

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1958

Class R e presentative positions avail a bl e :

1 00 years as p a rt of the university's cen­

ma ste r's d e g ree i n a d m i n istration, he

1 935, 1937, 1 938, 1 939, 1941 , 1 942, 1 943, 1 941l, 1 946, 1 949, 1951, 1 952. 1 954,

tennial celebration. S u rvivors i n c l u d e his

moved to the Bethel D i strict DHice a n d

d a u g hter, Erica Ann Christensen, a n d

served as a d m i n istrative assistant to the

1 959,1 960, 1 964, 1 965, 1 966, 1967, 1 968, 1 972, 1 973, 1978, 1981 , 1 988, 1 991

two g r a n d c h i l d ren.

s u p erintendent f o r many years until his retirement. D u a n e was also a member of

1 96 1

1 945

B e a utiful Savior Lutheran C h u rc h f o r 27

Class Representative - Ron Lerch

1 928

Class Representative - Annabelle

Jerdis Oliver d i e d March 29. As a dedi­

B i rkestol

cated lirst-grade teacher i n the Puyallup S c h ool D i strict lor 32 years, s h e was award e d the G o l d e n Acorn Award for teaching exc e l l e n c e . S h e served h e r

1 947 Class Re presentative - Gerald Lider

c o m m u n ity thro u g h several organiza­ tions, i n c l u d i n g Root

&

Bloom G a rd e n

C l u b, Puyallup Altrusa a n d the M c M il l i n G r a n g e , w h e r e she was a liletime m e m ­ ber. J erdis was preceded i n d e a t h by her husband of 5 2 years, Orno, a n d is sur­

vived by her son, J e rry Oliver; her daugh­ ters, Anitra Sudderth and Maxine Herbert-Hill; six grandchildren, including Oliver Sudderth '95 a n d Mike Herbert­

Hill '01; and five great gran dchildren.

Class Representative - Norene (Skilbred) G ulhaugen

Class Representative - Volly ( N orby) Grande

1940 Class R e p resentative - Luella Toso J o hnson

S h a ro n , for 35 years until her death in 1 992. His lile was centered on his fam ily,

1 962

which i n c l u d e d his son Mark; his d a u g h ­

Class Representative - Leo Eliason and

t e r J a n i s W o o d a n d her h u s b a n d , D a n;

Dixie (Likkel) Matthias

a n d two gra n d c h i ldren.

1963 Class Repre sentative - P a u l a IH eyer)

Class Representative - Naomi I R oe)

Arne Pederson died May 23. H e earned th r ee d eg r ee s from PLC and was a pro­ lessor i n the School of E d u c ation Irom 1 956-1989. He supervised student teach­ p l a c e m e n t a n d was active i n S c a n d i n av i a n Area Stu d i e s a n d t h e S c a n d inavian Cultural Center. H e served i n the Philippines during World War II

Morris Kimbrough died M a y 1 4 after a long ba ttl e wilh c a n cer. He worked for

Marianne IPfeiffer) Sakamoto died April 7 after a 1 0-year struggle with breast c a n cer A c c ord i n g to her lami ly, she lived her lile to the lullest a n d loved her friends a n d family very m u c h . She is sur­ vived by h e r husband of 24 years, I . Ben Sakamoto; son John Somm; d a u g hter

Erika Somm '91 and her h u s b a n d, Peter Davis, and two g ra n d c h i ldren.

a n d was active i n Tri n i ty Lutheran Church a n d the Sons of Norway. H e a n d h i s w i l e 01 64 years, 'Gloria (Rummer '42)

1 955

ran G l o rias S c a n d inavian Gifts n e a r

Class R e p rese ntative - Phyl lis I G ra h n )

c a m p u s for many years. I n a d d it i o n t o

Pejsa

A u g . 1 8, 2004. At P L C , she sang w i t h the Choir o f the West a n d was a leatured voi c e i n the c h o i r's q u a rtet, which toured the West Coast and B ritish Columbia. Perform a n c e s helped k e e p PLC linancial­

Iy a f l o a t during the De pression years.

After graduation, she began her teaching career in Randle, Wash. She then moved to Toutle Lake, Wash., where she met her husband 01 58 ye a rs , J. Mark '41, a fellow teacher. She ultimately moved to the Seattle s c hool district i n 1 946 and got a j o b teaching there. S h e taught almost

Robert '66 a n d Cheryl, R ev. David '75 a n d Kare n ILansverk '79) and Rev. Mark '81 and Robin IYost '82), a n d 1 4 g r a n d c hildren, many o f whom are PLU alums.

her master of education degree from the

brated their 50th

scouting den mother, an active PTA mem­ ber, a Democratic Party volunleer, a Sunday school t e a c h er, a member of both

the Conkling Park M a ri n a in

Calvary and Summit United Melhodists

Idaho on Aug 22,

and FISH Food Bank. She was preceded in

churches, the Grenley Orthopedic Guild,

2004. They were j o i n e d by 55 family mem­

dealh by her husband of 59 years,

bers a n d friends who participated in a

�Iarence, and her infant son, J a c k. She is survived by her sons, James IJudy) and Dennis, and two grandchildren.

Duane Berentson received the S k a g i t

1 956 Class Representative - G i nny I G ra h n )

named its innovative library/resource

Award, which h o nors t h o s e who exem­

H a u g e n and Cia rene ( O sterl i ) J o hnson

S u nday s c h o o l , d i r e c t i n g choirs, f o u n d i n g

bachelor of education degree from PLU, she spent many years teaching second

wedding

Cou nty B a r Association's Li berty B e l l plify the ideals o f c o m m u n i ty service and

1 964

University of Puget Sound in 1 972. She

1 973, Olympic Hills Elementary S c hool

the U.S. Constitution. Duane served 1 8

Barbara, a n d h i s son Eric.

served her community in many ways - as a

every grade a n d wh en she retired in

c h u r c h e s i n many ways, t e a c h i n g

S u rvivors i n c l u d e his wife of 40 yea rs,

Bonnie, cele·

cruise up the St. J o e River.

center i n h e r h o n o r. M a e d i e served h e r

and was a b l e to visit many countries.

and his wife,

anniversary at

1 50

195 1

many media, such as wood, sta i n e d g l a s s a n d p a i n t i n g . H e l o v e d to travel

grade. She then transferred to the develop­

Philip Wigen

and M a rylyn,

Class R epresentative - E d n a I H a g l u n d ) Doro thy

a l o n g shoreman. M a rry was talented in

ing special education program and earned

and their wives, Leslie '64 a n d Cheryl

( Ta y l or '65), James '67

Pacific Northwest B e l l a n d Bargreen­ Ellingson, but enjoyed most his career as

Edith Skog died April 19. After earning a

G l oria, he is survived by his f i v e sons

Lorena "Maedie" (Poland) Slover d i e d

Billings and Judy P e rry

Nothstein and Carol l S chuler) K a rwo s ki

1. 954

1 949

ers, served as the d i re c tor 01 teacher

1936

years. He was married to his wife,

1953

1 948

Class Representative - Don Cornell

Marion "Frank" Tid we l l died April 22 after battling lym phoma. H e j o i n e d the U . S . A i r Force i n 1 954 a n d s p e n t 30 years traveling the world, i n c l u d i n g a tour i n

years i n the WaShington Legislature rep·

1 957

Vietnam. H e flew t h e KC97, K C 1 35 a n d

a c h u r c h library, a n d j o i n i n g the L a d i e s

resenting the 40th District. I n 1 982, the

Class Representative - Marilyn Katz

the RF4, a c hieving the r a n k of Brigadier

Aid S o c i e ty. S h e l o v e d the outdoors a n d

State Tra nsportation C o m m ission

w a s a n a v i d skier.

a p p o i nted h i m secretary o f transporta­ tion, a position h e held until his retire·

1 94 1

ment i n 1 996.

General. After retiring from the A i r Force

William Foege received the first Thomas Francis J r. M ed a l i n Global Public H ealth from the University of M i c h i g a n for his role in eradicating smallpox. The award,

in 1 984, he worked for Boeing for six years, three o f which were i n S a u d i A r a b i a . H e is survived b y h i s wife o f 50

'53); daughters Sandra '19 and Nancy '96; son Doug and his wife, Laura; and two g r and d a u ghters.

years, Marlys (Larsen

Neil J. Hoff d i e d J u n e 1 8 . H e served i n the A rmy, participating i n the Italian Campaign during World War I I . He earned his law degree Irom the University of Washington and practiced 'law in Tacoma for more than 50 years. H e w a s a professor 0 1 business l a w at PLU

1 952

which carries a $50,000 prize, honors and

Duane Lobeda died in May. After gradu­ ating from PLC, he served in the U.S. Army in Germany for two years. He then

vaccine-preventable disease. I n 1 96 1 ,

began h i s career a s a tea c he r and bus

at the University of Washington, p i o ­

driver at Elk Plain E l e m en t a ry S c h o o l in

n eered the targeted containment a n d

for two years a n d served in the state

Washington's Bethel S c h o o l District. He

v a c c i n ation m o d e l t h a t has b e c o m e the

1 967

Legislature Irom 1 953-57. H e was n a m e d

later b e c a m e vice principal at Bethel

standard of c a re for c o ntro l l i n g out­

Claudia ILuke) lalham retired after 22

o n e of PLU's 1 00 outsta n d i n g a l u m n i i n

J unior H i g h School. After earning his

breaks of emerging disease.

years of tea c h i n g in the Kent IWash.)

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supports sustained eHorts to combat Bill, a n aHiliate professor o f e p i d e m i o l o gy

Sianley Hoobing is interim pastor at Zion Lutheran Church i n La G ra n d e , Ore.


S c h o o l D i strict Starting in 1 967, she

was a n a c tive member of Eastern

taught n i n e years and then took a long

Washington Music E d u c ators

leave to raise her two c h i ldren, teach

Association, a s well as other profes­

parenting skills at Green River

sional music organizations. H e was pre­

Commu nity College a n d get a ma ster's degree from Lesley U n ive rsity. She went

ceded i n d eath by his sister, Dana Jean Walk '73. Surviving him are his wife of

b a c k to the Kent district to tea c h kinder­

27 years, A l i c i a, a n d his d a u g h ter, Emily.

g a rten for 1 1 years. C l a u d i a will be join­ i n g her h � s b a n d, Ron, who h a s b e e n practicing retirement f o r two years.

1 9 77

periorming c h a rt reviews a n d serving on

C l a s s Representatives - Leigh Erie a n d J o a n ( N e l s o n ] Mattich

Class Represe ntative - David a n d Teresa

William McPherson d i e d Feb. 8. H e was

1 980

a c e rtified p u b l i c a c c o u ntant and

Class Represe ntative - Phil Wa l d n er

1.969

worked with 'I n d i a n Housing thro u g h o u t t h e U n i t e d States f o r many years. H e

Steiner

was also a volunteer firefi ghter f o r the

1981

Midland (Wa s h . ) Fire D epartment a n d

D a n Strelow h a s j o i n e d Eaton Va nce

c o o perative area parish o f seven c h urch­ e s with a staH of three pastors. They live in Cottonwood, Minn.

M a n a g em e n t as a vice president a n d co­

Kristi (Stangland) Williams is a n a d m i n ­

Summit, Wash.

h e a d of the Liability-Based Solutions

istrative assistant at Central O r e g o n

LaCuran

1 974

1 97 1

Class Representative - D a v e Johnson

Class Representative - J o s e p h Hustad

1 975 Class Representative - Ed Voie

Mary Ruth (Coleman) Hassett is the divi­ sion c h a i r of n u rs i n g a n d health services

both E LCA pastors, who serve a new

f i r e c o m m i ssioner f o r District 9 i n

Class Representative - Lois (We h m a n n )

J r.

Class Representatives - J a n et ( O l d e n ) R e g g e a n d Carolyn Ste l l i n g

Steven Weston a n d his w i f e , Evelyn, are

Class Represe n tative - Rose (Lanes)

1 970

b a n d , M i cha el, live i n Milwaukie, Ore.

1 985

1 9 79 ( H a usken) S h a rkey

1 973

several committees. S h e a n d h e r hus­

Gay (Thompson) Mitchell received a

at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston,

master's degree in art therapy from

I da h o . She was at Fort Hays State in

Marylhurst University in J u ne. S h e

K a n s a s for 22 years, serving a s chair,

retired from t e a c h i n g a f e w years a g o

interim c h a i r a n d a c ti n g d e a n of the

a n d p l a ns t o lead a rt therapy projects

G ro u p , which provides customized

Home H e a lth a n d H o s p i c e . She i s b a c k in

investment m a n a gement solutions for

the workforce aher 1 3 years at home

institutions seeking to va l u e, hedge and

with her c h i l d ren, Robbie, 1 7, Kari, 1 5,

fund their future l i a bilities. Eaton Va n c e i s

a n d J u liana, 1 1 . On J u n e 8, she a n d h e r

a Boston-based f i r m , which m a n a g ed

h u s b a n d , R o bert, c e l ebrated their 20th

a p p roximately $99 b i l l i o n in assets.

a n n iversary.

1 982

1 986

Class Representative - Paul C o l l a rd

Class Representative - Sta c ey (Kindre d ) Hesterly

1 983 Shelly (Burns) Mullin i s the new admi nis­

Class Representative - Dave Olson

trator at Ta coma G eneral Hospital. She is

nursing program. She also served on the

s u c h as d eveloping c o m m u n ity m u ra l s

Kansas State Board of N u rsing, has had

with n e e d y c hildren. She a n d her h u s ­

Mike Wiebe g r a d uated from a doctoral

n u m erous p a pers and one chapter book

band, Chuck ' 74, h a v e established a

program i n worship studies through

pu b l i s h ed, h a d 1 3 grants funded a n d has

fund to assist aspiri n g first-generation

Robert Web ber's I nstitute of Worship

worked o n two funded projects s h e s u b ­

c o l l e g e a p p l i cants. Chuck recently

Studies in Orange Park, Fla. Last s u m m er,

m i t t e d o r co-su bmitted. H a v i n g received

retired and the two p l a n to travel exten­

h e traveled to P a p ua New G u i nea to

responsible for the c li n i c a l a n d opera­ tional activities of the hospital, directing the delivery o f c are to customers and providing admin istrative leadership to department, program a n d c l i n i c d i rectors.

her m aster's degree in psychiatric/com­

sively. They would like conta c t with

tea c h a ma ster-level c o u rse entitled

m u n ity mental health nursing from U C LA

old friends and can be rea c h ed at

"The H e a l i n g Presence of Christ in

1 987

in 1 974, she went on to earn h e r P h . D . i n

charles.mitchel/@comcast.net.

Communion" to national pastors a n d lay

Class Representative - D a rren H a m by

l e a d ers. H e a n d his wife, J u lie, are

nursing with a n emphasis on nursing e d u c ational a d m i nistration from the U niversity o f Texas in 1 990.

Eileen (Rue) Reichert is a pediatric n u rs e practitioner in surgical services at

L 976 Class R e p resentative - G a ry Powell

Tim Stark died May 2 1 aher suHering

C h i l d ren's H o spital a n d Regional M e d i c a l

from exposure while hiking n e a r Camp

Center i n Seattle. She i s also a PALS

M uir on Mount R a i n ier. H e took great joy

Tra i n i n g Center coordinator. Her hus­

a n d pride in flying C - 1 4 1 s for the U . S . Air

expecti n g their first child i n O c to b e r.

1 988

1 98-1

Class Representative - Brenda Ray

Class Representative - M a rk

John Wolfe i s the new dep uty executive

ChristoHerson

director of the Port of Ta c o m a . H e had been Port of Olympia executive director

David Chun

s i n c e 2003.

b a n d , Bruce '76, i s a photo l a b m a n a g e r

Force during a 20-year career, w h i c h

married H e i d i

for Color O n e . T h e i r son, Aaron '04, has

i n c luded service in Vietnam, G r a n a d a

O g a w a M a rc h 2 0

a p prenticed with J o h n B r o m b a u g h i n

a n d I r a q . H e retired i n 1 992 a s a

at the Rio A l l

1 989

p i p e o r g a n b u i l d i n g . Yo u n g e r son Andrew

reservist with the rank of l i e u tenant

Suites and

Class Representative - Lisa ( H ussy) Ferraro

pursues a n automotive technology

c o l o n e l . I n 1 985, he began a career with

C a s i n o in L a s

c a re e r.

U n ited Airlines, flying D C- l Os, 727s, 747s,

V e g a s . PLU

757s, 767s and 777s. He was also the

a l u m n i in atten­

1 972

d e d i c ated s c outmaster of Trou p 32 for

d a n c e were best

many years. S u rviving him are his wife

man Andrew Takamiya, c o u s i n Todd Fukumoto '98, a n d Kevin Aoki, w h o was David's roommate

John Walk d i e d April 23 in S p o k a n e aher a seven-month b a ttle with c a n c er. He b e g a n his high s chool choral directi n g c a r e e r in Libby, M o n t . , i n 1 974. I n 1 978, he earned his m a ster of arts d e gree i n m u s i c f r o m Washington State Unive rsity. He was hired in 1 98 1 as the choral direc­ tor at Gonzaga Prep i n Spoka ne, a posi­ t i o n h e h e l d until his death. D u ri n g his

o f 36 years, N a ncy, and his sons, Marshall a n d Ian.

in Pflueger Hall. David is a fihh-grade

Tom Joselyn i s managing librarian at the Kirkland (Wash.) Libra ry. H e i s responsi­ b l e for the operation o f the libra ry, i n c l u d i n g scheduling, b u i l d i n g a n d facility issues.

tea c h e r at lolani S c hool i n H o nolulu, where his d a u g h ter, D a kota, i s in the

Lisle (Tonnesenj Slichko i s a registered nurse in the Women a n d Newborn Center at Tac o m a General Hospital. She a n d her husband, Matthew, live i n Puyallup with t h e i r children, La n c e Evan, 5, and Rozlyn Ta n, 2.

s e c o n d grade. H e i d i works for Cerid i a n .

1 990

Anyone visiting H a w a i i s h o u l d g i v e h i m

Class Representatives - Sean Neely a n d

a call.

A n g e l a Vahsholtz-Andersen

c a re e r, he received many awards a t l o c a l , state a n d regional c o mpetitions

B rett Rogers i s the director of the

Jazelle ( B udlong) Savin i s a n a cute c a re

1 99 1

and festivals with his c ho i rs from Libby

statewide network o f Small Business

supervisor of the family birth center at

Greg Oehling was promoted to m a n a g er aher six years at Husky Term i n a l a n d

a n d G onza g a . John also d i rected the

Development Centers hosted by

Leg a c y Meridian Park Hospital i n

Spokane area men's barbers h o p chorus,

Washington State University. The

Tualatin, O r e . , a 28-bed u n i t t h a t does

Stevedoring, I nc ., i n Tac o m a . H e loves

a n d taught c l a sses at Gonzaga

S B D C provides n o - c h a rg e confidential

a ro u n d 1 20 deliveries per month. S h e

the thriving business of international

University a n d Whitworth College. H e

c o unseling and low-cost tra i n i n g to

provides in-service c l asses on n e w

a l s o played both p i a n o a n d b a s s at

c u rrent a n d prospective business

e q u i pment, procedures a n d hospital

s h i p p i n g . H e a n d h i s wife, Judy (Slater '89), live in West Seattle with their two

Prince o f Peace Lutheran C h u r c h , and

owners.

forms. H e r responsibi lities also i n c l u d e

sons, J a c kson, 6, and Noah, 4. J u dy i s an

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assignment editor at KCPO-TV a n d is

new treatment of post-operative pain

Arizona Reprodu ctive M e d i c i n e

completing a c e rtilicate in public rela­

modality and advanced l a p a roscopic

S p e c ialists.

tions at the University o f Washington.

hernia repair.

Michael Standish completed the U.S.

Ed Grogan was named one of South

M.B.A. from the Un iversity of Phoenix in

Army Command and Genera l Staff

Sou nd's 40 under Forty by The Business

May. She is vice president of human

Kristin Latham completed a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology at Oregon State Unive rsity. This fall she begins teaChing biology a t Willamene University

Nancy (Keene) Steele received her

College in Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on

Examiner. The newspaper selected 40

resources at Seanle Fi n a n c i a l Group in

June 17. H e is an operations officer with

young leaders in the c o m m u nity for

Seanle.

the first Corps at Fort Lewis, Wash.

recognition. Ed has more than 13 years of experience in the fin a n c i a l p l a n n i n g field

John Golden i s the new head basketball coach at Walla Walla (Wash ) H i g h

a n d founded Summit Financial Group, which is h e a d q u artered i n G i g H a r bor,

in Salem, Ore. She c a n be reached at

lathamk@onid_orst.edu. Joy Russell married Greg Fulling A u g . 28, 2004, at the Lake Limerick Country Club.

1 996

She i s a registered nurse at Olympic

Class Representative - Mari ( H oseth)

physical therapist and owner of Total

Physicians i n S h e l ton, Wash. Greg is a

Wash.

Lys ne and Jennifer Ric hes

H ealth Physical Therapy in Shelton.

last season. H e joined the basketball

Mark Mulder was named one of the

Sherrie (Link) Hoffman was ordained as

Sara Portzel married Johan Van

coaching staff in 1996 a s the sophomore

South Sound's 4 0 U n d e r Forty b y The

S c h ool. He w a s a n assistant b a s e b a l l c o a c h a t the s c h o o l from 1 9 9 2 until this

head c o a c h.

Business Examiner. The newspaper selected 40 young l e a ders i n the commu­ nity for recognition. Mulder i s director of

John Welch is the superintendent of H i g h l i ne (Wash ) P u blic Schools, a school district of 1 7,500 stud e n ts.

Auxiliary Services at P LU a n d has been at the forefront of the university's out­ reach into the Parkl a n d c o m m u n ity.

1 992

Class Representative - D a n Lysne and

Andrews

Catherine (Overl a n d ) H a u c k

TImothy Mitchell is the senior ac count­ ant for the Ald erwood Mall in Lynnwood, Wash. H e and his wife, Traci (Wensel), live in Snohomish, Wash.

Church in America at Zion Lutheran Church in Ba ker, W.Va , on May 28. She received her M a ster of Divinity degree at the Lutheran The o l o g i c a l S e m i nary at Genysburg, Penn., and has a c c e pted a c a l l to the Mason-Jackson Shared Lutheran Mini stry, a five-church parish in western West Virginia.

1 994

Class R e presentative - D a rcy ( Patee)

a minister in the Evangelical Lutheran

Seth Spidahl married Kristine Brundage July 1 7 in Federal Way, Wash. Seth is a men's assistant soccer coach at the University of Washington, where Kristine

Northwest Christian College, a s m a i l lib­

recently graduated. They live in Tacoma.

eral arts college in Eugene, Ore. As the

tion efforts, j u d i c i a l affairs, c o m m u nity

s p e c i alizing in commercial a c c o unts. His

center, athletics, intra murals, and leader­

wife, Sheri (Noah), works part time a s a

s h i p a n d c h a racter development pro­

f i n a n c i a l a nalyst for Providence Hea lth

grams.

kids, Claire, 7, Issac, 6, and Emma, 4.

Nancy Bolland died May 10. Throughout

Red Cross, Laulach Literary Society,

in October 2004 to the role of credit prod­ ucts senior manager at Bank of America. She m a n a g e s a team of commercial l e n ders around the Pacific/Southwest

County Diversion a n d CASA programs.

region, focusing on government, health­

She also served a s a lector a n d altar guild member at St. Luke's Memorial

care and institutional clients. She lives in

Episcopal Church in Tacoma. Surviving

Sammamish, Wash.

Melinda (Wilson) Rumage a n d h e r hus­

Amy's dad,

G e rmany with their p u p py, Machi. Tuan works for

mony, and her sisters, Abby Wig strom-Carlson

'99

Novartis

and

Alison Wigstrom-Hoseth '93, were bridesmaids. Amy is the exec utive

director of the Tacoma Symphony a n d J o s e p h works for Washington State Parks. Amy was recently named one of The Business Examiner's 40 U n d e r Forty, which recognizes young leaders in the community.

Phamaceuticals in Switze rland and S a rah is a d entist in the Army, having re cently received her doctor of dental medicine degree from Oregon H ealth a n d Science University. Tadd and Chari one I Martin) foote trav­ eled the world this year with some fellow Lutes. They made it all the way from Amsterdam to Africa and are now enjoy­ ing the big adventure of parenthood with

Class R e presentatives - Andrew and

the birth of their son, Warren, in May.

director for administration a t Eastern

Ste phanie (Merle) Tomlinson

Ta d d i s a 3-D a n i m a tor and Charlone is a psychotherapist. They live in Seanle.

Kentucky University. Douglas Thompson is a research associ­

the executive director of C a m p D -AT- KA,

Rikka (Petersen) Stewart graduated from

a traditional boys sleep-away c a m p on

the University o f Notre Dame with a P h . D

the shores of S e b a g o Lake, and Melinda

in theology o n M a y 1 5 . She w a s promot­

serves a s " c a m p mom" during the sum­

ed to director of operations of her com­

7,

pa ny, The Healy Group, I n c . , in January.

Seth, 5, and Kara, 2.

Nguyen are living it u p in

Corey Bray i s the assistant athletics

band, Steve, moved to Maine. Steve is

m e r. They have three c h i l d re n - Sean,

(DIner '99)

at Ta coma Lawn Tennis Club.

1997

her are her d a u g h ter, Sarah Bolland, a n d h e r s o n , Philip Bolland.

Tuan and Sarah

formed the cere­

Bush and Stephanie P a g e-Lester

H i g h School, the

na rrowly missed q u a l ifying for the

Wigstrom, per­

Kerri ( H a rten) Schroeder was promoted

Bellarmine Pa rents' Club, Annie Wright

5 at M c Minnville

Tualatin Wind Ensemble placed third and

Sonnen April 23

1 995

for organizations such a s The American

Parents' Association a n d the Pierce

High S c h ool for three years. At this year's Pac-9 Band Festival, held on April

Pastor Dean

Class Representatives - Krista Sickert­

her life, she was a dedicated volunteer

of bands and orchestra at Tualatin ( O re.)

married Joseph

System Regional Services. They live i n N o rt h Lakewood (Wash.) with t h e i r three

Francisco O p e ra. J o h a n is a n a n i m a l behaviorist.

Amy Wig strom

residence life, student a c tivities, reten­ service, campus m i nistries, the career

of S a n Francisco in 2004 a n d is a c o m m u ­ n i c ation coordinator with the S a n

Oregon State Band Contest.

c hief student affairs officer, he oversees

I nsurance Agency i n Mt. Vernon, Wash.,

profit administration from the University

Brandon VanDyke has been the director

Michael fuller i s d e a n o f students a t

Bill feeney is an owner of Wycoff

Oldenbarneveld Jan. 22 i n Alameda, Calif. S h e received her ma ster's degree in non­

She lives in South Bend, Ind.

ate at Trubion Pharmaceuticals in Seanle.

Brandon Hardenbrook completed a master of pu blic a d m inistration degree a t Seanle University. H e is the d e puty director of the P a c ific Northwest Economic Region, a statutory nonprofit

1 993 Class Representative - Kristina (Kurie) Dolan and J e n nifer (Kreger) Nickel

Susan ISandlin) VanBeuge was rece ntly

1 999 Class Re presentative - Kari e n e Miles

Stacey Johnston

organization that focuses on cross-bor­

married Corey

d e r issues that affect the e c o n o my, envi­

Foley Jan. 1 5 at

ronment and safety of five U.S. states

Blessed

and three Canadian provinces. H e a n d

S a c rament

h i s wife, Sonja, live i n Seanle.

Rachel Spada married Jesse Hofheimer Feb. 19 a t the Grand Willow Inn in Mount Vernon, Wash. Rachel is the daugh ter of Randy

'71

a n d Cha rlone IOlberg

'70)

Spada. R a c hel is a teacher in the Anacortes (Wash.) Sc hool District, a n d J e s s e works in t h e finan c e department for the C i ty of A n a c ortes, after serving four years i n the U.S. Na vy.

Catholic Church

a p pointed to the department of surgery

in Sconsdale,

fa culty at the University of Nevada

Ariz. Stacey is a

1998

School of M e d i c i ne. She's doing

clinical embryol­

Class R e presentative - S h a n n o n

Free l a n d , Wash. Her sister, Jessica

research in breast c a n c e r treatment,

ogist with

( H erlocker) Stewart

Johnson '03, served as her m a i d of

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Jenniler Johnson married Joel Zovar Ja n. 2 at Augustine's Episcopal Church in


Be c ca I E h i i '02) Miller served as brides· maids. Rebecca Wells, laura (Cobb) Bangerter '03 and Breea ( DeSloover) Merrig '04 also took part. lisa is pursuing a master of science degree in exercise and sport science a t Oregon State University. D a n, a captain in th e U . S . Army, is serving a year in Mosul, I ra q .

dance included, Randy Webster, Christy IAmondson) Webster, Paul Marquardt 'OJ, Aaron Lunday '03, Justin Lunday '04, lindsey Robinson '04, Lindsay H i ll '05 a n d Kris Slenen '05. They live in Seattle,

S n o q u a l m ie

2002

2003

Ridge G o l f C l u b .

Class Representatives - N i c h olas Gorne

Class Representative - Elisabeth Pynn

a n d Brian Riehs

Himmelman

honor, a n d

Nebraska-li n c o l n i n May a n d has

bridesmaids

a c c epted a tenure track f a c ulty position

included Christine Bumpous '00 and Holly Swisher '99. They live i n N ash vi l l e , Te n n ., whe re J e n n i f e r is p u r su i ng h e r do c to ra te i n an th r o p olo g y

at Central Missouri State University.

Kevin Stokesbary mar­ ried Kelly Morrison Oct. 1 6, 2004, at

at Vanderbilt U niversity a n d J o e l is a n

Atten d a nts

archaeologist, illustrator and student i n graphic design at Watkins College of Art and Design.

Justin Johnson m a rried Kelly Kearsley '01 J une 5, 2004, in Portland, Ore. They moved

back to Tacoma after three years in Bend, Ore. Justin is a prod­ uct manager for Engineered Software and is starting his M.B.A. work this fall. Kelly is a r e port er for the Tacoma News Tri bu n e .

i n c l uded Mike

luinstra '97, James Stensel '97, Jeremy VonBargen '98, Steve lim '97 and Andrew Baffney '98. Kevin is a f i n a n c i a l consultant with M ass Mutual Fin a n c i a l Group in down­

Wash., and also works for a property management c o m p a ny in Kirkland, Wash.

They li ve i n I ssa q u a h .

Gretchen (Voge) Manhews and her hus­ band, Marc, graduated from medical school and are residents at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Gretchen is in pediatrics a n d M a rc is i n fa mily

Michael Forbes graduated from b a s i c

coach at Mount Vernon IWash.) High

c o m b a t training at Fort K n o x , Ky.

S c hool a n d teaches physical edu cation c l a sses.

laura Hunter is the new assistant direc·

Jennifer Jennings mar ri e d Brandon Schneider May 14 at Zio n lutheran Church in loveland, Colo. She is a certi­ fied nurse's aid in labor and d elivery and a nursing student. Brandon is a nursing student and an emergency department technician. Jennifer Makenas graduated i n May from the U n i versity of New Mexico with

a master 0 1 s c i e n c e in mathematics.

medicine.

Eve Onen mar­ Megan Swanson mar­

Seattle.

ried Matt Brown

16 at Bethlehem

Texas, J u n e 25, 2004. She

lutheran C h u rc h

is a

in Renton, Wash. Cyrena

h e a d softball

at Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital, a criti c a l a c cess hos pi ta l i n the most remote area of Alaska ( a c c essible only

coach and

He is a financial specialist. The summer issue of Scene incorrectly announced the birth of ason. Matt.

2001 a n d Linda ( H utson) Pyl e

for native Eskimos. O n a d a i ly basis.

where s h e is a c l i n i c a l researc h coordi­

bou. She lives in Ba rrow. Alaska.

nator at Provi d e n c e Cancer Center a n d h e is a m e c h a n i c a l engin eer.

lisa lindsay

Periorm a n c e Health Technology in S a l e m , Ore.

married D a n Welsh o n J u n e 1 9, 2004, at S t . Patrick's C h u r c h i n Ta c o m a .

Nicholas Baeth earned his Ph.D. in mathematics at the U n iv e rs i ty of

Megan O'Brien

'02 and

on May 9. She lives in New York City.

2004 Class Representative - Tammy lynn Schaps

Amy Kostelecky i s the marketing and guest services coordinator for the SuperMall in Auburn, Wash.

1 99 2 N a n c v Bolland d i e d M a y 1 0.

Lorenl " M a e dl e "

Vanessa Krenz on Apr l f 20.

Aug. 18, 2004.

(Poland) Slover on

I 4 I

-

19

Labeda '" May.

Mari.nne (Pfeiffer)

S ak amoto on

Apnl 7

I Morns Knnbrough on May 1 4,

I

..

Edith Skog on Apnl 19.

Marion "Frank" Tldweli on Ap n l

I �

John Wa lk on Apnf 23 1 <)

William McPherson on Feb I �

Tim Starfl on May 21

8.

20U \

1 .lcu\r\'

Nell J Hoff on June 18. 2005, Duane

Brianne Vertrees is exe cutive director of the nonprofit North Central Home Builders Association. She coordinates the 420-member association's four yearly events, recruits new members and helps keep members up to date with the indus­ try's lobbying in Olympia. She and her husband, Brian '00, live in Wenatchee, Wash.

C l a ss Representative - Ashley Orr

Andrea White is a software engineer at

leischen Moore received a master of arts degree in vocal periormance, with a spe­

Jard" Oliver on M arc h 29.

1 ':14 1

Tessa c a n e n c o unter polar bears or cari­

2000

Aaron Binger married Becky Franza '02 Nov. 20. 2004, at a sunset ceremony on the beach in Poipu, Hawaii. Aaron is a YMCA director in Tacoma and Becky teaches English at Rogers High School in Pu ya llu p.

I n Memoriam I' 2

Class Representatives - Keith Pranghofer

Desirae (Marvin) Burkley a n d her hus­ band, Joseph '04, live i n Portland, Ore.,

Robert Peebles married Sarah MacArthur Oct. 17, 2004, at Riverside Community Center in Cashmere, Wash. Justin Gavin '97 was an anendant. They live in Wenatchee, Wash., where Robert is a financial consultant with DA Davidson and Sarah is an investment assistant at Piper J a ff ra y.

Finnegan was a bridesmaid. PlU alumni in atten-

English teac her.

by airplane) which h a n d les ev erythin g from major tra uma to school physicals

Puyallup.

cialty in musical theatre, from New York

Julie Feltmann married Joshua Dennis 'OJ April

of Arlington,

Tessa (Onow) Gilbert is a case manager

tor of annlJal giving at PlU. She lives in

University'S Steinhardt School of Education

ried Jay Blanton April 1 6 in

Sonja (Anderson) Hardenbrook graduated from the University of Washington School of law and passed the Washington State bar exam in 2004. She works as a public defender for Snohomish (Wash.) C ounty.

Princess Tours and Josh is a help desk te c h n i c i a n for Corbis.

Benji Sonnichsen i s the new football

town Seattle. Kelly is a rea l estate agent with Executive R e a l Estate in Bellevue,

where Julie is a senior a c c ountant for

22.

Arne Pederson died M ay 23. He ea rn e d three degrees from PlC and was a professor in the School of Education from 1956-1989. H e super­ vised student teachers, served as the director of teacher pfacement and was active in Scandinavian Area Studies and the Scandinavian Cuftural Center. He served in World War II and wa s a c tive in Trin i ty luth e ran Church and the Sons of Norway. He a n d h i s wife of 64 years, Gloria (Rummer '42) ran Gloria's Scandinavian Gifts. In a d ditI O n to Gloria, he is s u rvi ved by h i s five s on s and thell wives, leslie '64 and Cheryl (Tayl o r '65), James ' 67 and Marylyn, Robert '66 a n d Cheryl. Rev. David '75 and Ka re n (Lansverfl '79) a nd Rev. Marfl '81 a n d Robin (Yost '821, a n d 1 4 gr a nd c hifdre n , many of whom are PLU alums.

cousin

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33


1990

Jennie Vanderpool married M i c a h Vander V e e n D e c . 23, 2004, at Faith

teacher a n d

Thomas Howard

Reformed C h u r c h i n Lynden, Wash. They

and his wife,

live i n D e l Rio, Texas, where M i c a h i s a

H e ather is a n assistant director of admis­

tri c i a n . T h e y l i v e

sion.

in S e attle.

Laura, a n n o u n c e

pilot in the U . S . Air Force.

A l u m n i a n d Parent Rel ations, and

Luke is a n e l e c ­

the birth of t h e i r son, Henrik

Emily (Blake) McKee and h e r

Valerie Landwehr married Andrew

Thomas, on

husband,

Kinman J a n . 1 4 i n Astoria, Ore. Valerie is

February 1 2.

Rayman,

an i�ventory c o ntrol s u p e rvisor a t J o-Ann

Both are flying

Fabrics and Crafts.

M D-80s for Ameri c a n Airlines, but L a u r a is taking a year off.

200 Class Representative - M i c h ael Steele

Allisen McFarland married M i c h a e l Ellis Jan. 8 a t First United Methodist C h u rc h in

Linda works part-time at the Sammamish

2004. H e joins

holds a b a c h elor's d egree i n m e c h a n i c a l

Elyse M a ureen,

e n gi n eering tech nology a n d i s a mainte­

2 . Kristi i s a

nance s u pervisor with Conagra Foods in

triage n u rse at N o rthwest O B - GY N in

Quincy, Wash.

Northwest o p e rations for presentation

h u s b a n d , Ken,

David, on Dec. 8,

B e h avioral H e a lt h c a re i n Puya l l u p . He

M a e on May 2 3 . S h e joins s i s t e r E m ily, 5 .

services a t The Audio Visual C o m p a ny,

son, Nathan

Spokane.

overseeing Wa s h i n g to n a n d Oregon.

Covington, Wash., a n d a r e involved at their c h urch, C o rn e rstone UMC.

a n n o u n c e the

8, Lori's birthday.

Nancy IHanson) Thorson and h e r welcomed their

M e d i c a l Center at La c k l a n d Air Force

second son, Leif

Base i n S a n Antonio, Texas. Lori graduat­

M a gnus, o n Feb.

ed from the physi c i a n assistant program

27. Nancy is a

at University of Nebraska M e d i c a l

s o c i a l worker

Center in D e c e m b e r 2004 with h i g h

for Big Brothers

distinction a n d w e n t b a c k t o work l a s t

a n d Allison Marie, 8. K e n neth is presi­

h u s b a n d , S c otl,

Big S i s ters a n d Erik i s a Lutheran pastor

dent/chief executive offi c e r of Westlake

a n n o u n c e the

in B i l lings, Mont

S en i o r Living, Inc. They five i n Va u g h n,

birth of Holly

Wash.

Elizabeth o n S h e j o i n s big

1 989

sister J ulia, who's almost 3. They live i n S a n J u a n Capistrano, C alif.

1 992 Michelle (Jackson) Hammons and her

M a r c h 23. They

husband, Luke, a n n o u n c e the birth o f

live i n

t h e i r son, M a s o n R o bert, on May 7.

Lakewood,

H e j o i ns b i g brother J a ckson Thomas,

Wash.

who is almost 2. M i chelle i s a S p a n i s h

Jennifer (Johnson) Higgins and her h u s ­

Joanna IKreis) Jacobson a o d

b a n d , Andy, a n n o u n c e the birth of A i l e y

h e r h u sb a n d,

Karine on A p r i l 8. T h e y l i v e in Mukilteo,

Randy,

Wash.

a n n o u n c e the

the owner of Salero Group LLC in Boise, I d aho, a n d Kim is a n a c c ountant

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Kreis of O lympia. J oa n n a is a minister of C h u r c h i n Salem, Ore. Randy is a soft­ ware e n g i n e e r with G a rm a n .

h u s b a n d , Alan,

Aaron a n d Andrea (Campbell '96) McCarty

w e l c o m e d their d a u g h ter, G ra c e May, on S e p t

a n n o u n c e the

j o i n s brother

birth of their son,

Aaron, 14. Kirstin

Easton, o n J a n .

i s a music t e a c h e r in the B e l l i n g h a m

2 6 . H e j o i n s Ellie,

(Wash ) S c hool District

3. Aaron is a ter­ ritory m a n a g e r for NorWesCo a n d

1 996

A n d re a w i l l job share h e r first grade

Erik a n d Heather Liv (McDougall '97) Melver

teaching position i n the C a m a s (Wash.) S c hool District s o she can stay home part time with their kids.

a n n o u n c e the birth o f their first

For more informalion, contact Ed- Larson or Doug Page devdopmen l@plu.edu ·

grandparents are Roger and Sandra (Bowdish '65)

10, 2004. S h e

I. (ro In wfi'w..pfll r,/"

:!. (Iii k tUI ' lHf,kc " 1J11/1/,f!,JltIfJl",J lifo

2004. Adalynn's

youth a n d family at H oly Cross Lutheran

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Acau ,! co m r !Cfe

Jean on Nov. 6,

their son Kadin on May 1 7, 2003. Skyler is

www.plu.edu/giftplanning

e s ane

1 997

1 995

birth o f Adalynn

Patrick, on

all yo u r

s u m m er.

Skyfer Cobb a n d his wife, Kim, welcomed

first c h i l d , J o h n

·cr_ [0

second year of residency in periodontics at Wilford Hall

M a r c h 1 5. H e joins Tyler J a mes, 1 0,

D e c . 3 1 , 2004.

Andy i s in his

h u sb a n d , Erik,

Susan (Weiss) Walker and h e r

announce the birth of Reagan A n d rew on

S a l ly, a n n o u n c e

birth of Luke Andrew on April

1 993

Kenneth Lund a n d his wife, Ellen,

t h e birth of t h e i r

live in Prosser, Wash.

Andy and Lori (Gustafson) Dreyer

March 1 9, 2004. H e joins sister Vivien, 4 .

and h i s wife,

wine maker at Covey R u n Winery. They

Adventure G u i d e s program. They live i n

Erika Somm a n d her h u sband, Peter

Brien Flannigan

a p a rt n e r at Envision Marketing LLC a n d Rayman i s a

Family Y M CA org a nizing activities for

Davis, welcomed their son, A i d a n , on

1 981

23, 2004. Emily is

fathers a n d their c h i l d ren in the

199 1

Futu re Lutes

birth of their son, J a cob, on Dec.

Jaymes i s regional v i c e p r e s i d e n t of

Kristi (Gorud) Waldal and h e r welcomed their

Wenatchee, Wa s h . S h e is a c h i l d a n d f a m i l y thera p i s t a t G o o d S a m a ritan

a n n o u n c e the

Jaymes and Linda (Hollandsworth) Toycen a n n o u n c e the birth of R a c h e l

c h ild, Anika Liv,

JeH a n d Shannon (Robinson '98) Thompson a n n o u n c e the birth of their

on May 5. S h e

twin sons, G un n a r Newman a n d Anders

was b o r n in their

Nils, on April 20. The boys j o i n their sis­

home, a c o u p l e

ters, Shayenn, 4, a n d Skyleigh, 2. They

o f b l o c ks from

live in Kalispell, Mont, where J eff a n d

PLU. Erik i s the assistant director of pro­

Shannon are b o t h teac hers a n d

grams and services in PLU's O ff i c e of

coaches.


1 998 Bryan and Anne (Karlsgodt '99) Schaeffer announce the birth of their twin dau ghters

Andrew, on Jan. 5. Cra i g is the online services coordinator at KPLU, and Katrina is a stay-at-home mom and part­ time nanny. They live in north Ta com a.

J a n . J 1. Bryan is a graphic design er, and

Kiersten Anne and M eg h a n Brynn on

Shaun and Lena (Tibbelin '99) Buhre wel­ c o m ed their

Anne i s a registered n u rse. They live in

d a u ghter, H a iley

Seattle.

Elisabet, on Oct.

1999

ioins brother

1 , 2004. She

Chad and Sarah (Abbey '98, '991 Roraback welcomed th e i r son, Charlie, o n J uly 1 2, 2004.

Mattias, 2. Lena lelt h e r position a s a sports reporter for the King County J o u rn a l in February to stay at home with the c h i ldren. S h a u n works for Russell M e llon in Tacoma.

Pete a n d Heather (Rossi McLean birth of their son ,

h u s b a n d, Sutton,

on May 27, 2004.

birth of Luc as

al manager at tea ching special e d u c ation at Bellevue's Interlake H i g h S c hool for six years. They live i n R e nton, Wash.

Jared Miller and his wife, Kacey, announce the birth of their d a u g hte r Kellie Alivia on March 5. She i oin s her big sister, Maggie Mae, 3.

Jude Winter on

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Jay on May 14. They both work at Western Peterbilt, I n c . , in Fife, Wash. - Gloria with AP

imaging and S u tton as a service writer.

Courtney (Woodard) Black and h e r husband, Brian, announce the birth of their son, Baylor Jonathan, on

May 1 5. Courtney does part-time c o nsult­

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ing from home and Brian works in bank­ ing. They r e c e nlly moved from Bellevue,

Gavin and Patty ( Mi lto n '�Ol Brem welcomed

P h otos are w e l c o m e , but o n l y o n e p h oto wi l l be used, and o n a s p a c e ava i l a b l e b a s i s . Notes wi l l be e d ited for c o ntent.

a n n o u n c e the

Pete is a region­ Arrow E l e c tronics, Heather has been

p i e c e of p a p e r, b u t p l e a s e l i mit y o u r s u b m i s s i o n t o l Oa words_

P h otos m u st b e pri nts o r h i g h q u a l ity j p e g s . P l e a s e , no

Gloria (Binkley) Moore a n d her

Zachary David,

i n c l u d i n g c ity of re s i d e n c e a n d w o r k . Feel free to use a n oth e r

r e p r o d u ctions or c o p i e s from oth er p u b l i c ati o n s .

200 1

a n n o u n c e the

> P l e a s e fill o ut as m u c h informati o n b e l ow as poss i b l e ,

Wash., to Ta c o m a .

Marriage (no engagements. pi use)

2002 Jasen and Tara ( M i l l et '00 1 Bennie

Aug. 1 1 , 2004 He i o ins Noelle Ruth, 2. Gavin i s a n U pwa rd

a n n o u n c e the

Bound program

birth of Ka el

d i r e c to r and Patty i s a stay-at-home

C h a rles on Jan.

mom. They live i n Tacoma.

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O a kley Betsy Olsen, Steve '79 and N a n c y ( Lee '78) Olsen

Amanda Sageser, Scot '93 and Cheryl S a g e s e r

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P a u l son Bradley Pederson, Rob ert '66 and Cheryl

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GeoHrey Smock, Cameron '85 a n d Lisa '85 Smock

Benjamin Perry, Dale '78 a n d Betty Perry

Michael Snow, Ste p h e n '80 a n d M a ry Snow

Peter Peterson, Jonathan and Ruth (Olsen '73) Pete rson

Joseph Sternard, Mark and S a l ly '77 Ste rnard Sara Stevenson, R u ssel a n d Pamela Stevenson

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De spective conti>",cdj7-Unl back cover

Un fo rt u na tely, we see t h i s scenario p l ayed out in co nfli c ts ac ro s s t h e glob e ,

co m m u n i ­ ties and our own ho useholds. Tdevision talk show hosts seem particularly glee­ fu l if they can n u dge peopk i n to spite­ fu l battle with others on t h e i r program. And n e wsc a s ts are often fil led with sto­ ries of cou rtroom drama where the fam­ il ies of vi c tims r a n t a n d rave, calling fo r the perpetrator of a pa rti cu lar crime to s u ffe r as they have suffered. To follow th is road, however, one seldom discov­ ers healing, reconcil iation, peace or new life. Desmond Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and retired arch bish o p of South Africa, h as written a n i ntrigu ing book, "No Fu ture Without Fo rgivene ss ." I n i t, h e tells the powe r ful story o f th e Truth and Reco n c i l iation C o m m issio n c reated by then President Nelson Mandela in an attempt to deal no!' to mention in o u r own

The

pro c e d u re wa s s i m ple

but The p e rpe t raro rs of viole n ce were forced ro listen ro the excru ci a ti n g stories of their victims, ., u bjec ted ro the truth and consequence o f their ac tio ns . Then in many cases, i n c o n s u l ta ti o n with th e vic ti m, t he co mm issio n i ssue d p ardo ns i n an at te m pt to bring about hea l i ng fo r all p a rti es. Tu tu revealed a bold spi ri t ual i ty that ackn owledges the ho rro rs peo plc can inflict upon one another while also recogn izi n g the power o f fo rgive n ess a n d rec on ci l iat i o n . By choosi n g rhe road less traveled, South ,\fri ca e m e rgcd as a n ation re u n i ted and lT l lclVed i.r1 hope fo r its fu ture. pa i n fu l.

Forgiveness is being able to let go of remembered hurt and pain,

w i t h the wo u n d s left by Apartheid. Mandela, the fi rs t fre e ly elected p resi­

looking toward

wh ite South the fal l of A p a rth e i d , ha.d h i mself been a vi c t i m , i m p r i son ed and tOlTured . He k n ew t h at the country could p l u nge inro civil war p i tting blacks aga i n s t whites unless a way was fo u n d to seek hea l i n g a n d reco nc il iati o n . President Ma.ndela appointed Desmond. Tutu ro lead the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, whose task wa.s to b r ing to geth er the victims o f A p a rth e id a n d those who had com m i t­ ted c ri m e s agai n st others - crimes of rape, rolT u re, m u rder a n d the destruc­

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the past. Forgiveness is recognizing that we are not in control.

-Rev. Rick Rouse Many in o u r wor l d choose the more common path and choose to l ive with unresolved anger, guilt or shame. As a pastOr, 1 have counseled with in dividu­ als w h ose lives h ave been devastated, p u t on h o ld or seem to be leading down

a p a th o f se lf-des tru c t i o n .

I remember with an SO-year- ol d woman tol d me that she had been raped

m e et i n g

She me that her parents refused to bef ieve her, op ti ng fo r denial, and for years it was the " fam i l y secret." As a consequence, she lived with guilt and shame fo r nearly 70 ye a rs and never allowed any man to touch her or get close to her. Now in a retirement ho me , s h e finally fo u n d some peace and hea l i n g t h roug h p rayer an d co un se l ing. C ou rageo usl y, she has o pe ned the doo r to fo rgiveness and reconci l i atio n , real i z i n g t hat it is never too late. Wi th all that said, what is forg iven ess? Forgiveness means we are able to look beyond t h e act and see the other person as a child o f God.. Fo rg i ve n ess i s b e i n g able to let go of rem e m be red h u r t and pai n , looki n g toward t h e future, rather t h an dwel l i ng on the past. Forgiveness i s reco gnizi ng that we are not in con­ trol. I t i s l e tt in g go an d let ti n g God take c harg e of our lives and rel a r i o n ­ shi ps. The road to fo rgiveness a ls o req u i res that we both ac k now l ed ge our own need fo r pardon a n d em. b race for o u rse lves the fu l l ness of God's gi ft of grace offered to us and t o all people. What are rhe consequences i f we do not or ca n no t fo rgive others and seek heal i ng fo r o ur lives? M an y do ctors a nd ps ychia t ris t s tell us that u nresolved anger or guilt often results in illnesses such as c l i n i cal depress io n , h eart arrack, and even cancer. National s tudies have been done by the Templcton Foundation, Stanford M e d i cal School and others that collaborate this claim and more amazi ngly provide evidence of the h eali n g that can occu r when one discovers the p ower of fo rgiveness to b r i n g abo u t renewed hope and new l i fe. A good exam pie of tl1 is is the paralytic who is healed by Jesus in b o dy and i n s p i r it when h e hears t h e wo rds: " Yo ur sins arc forgi ven . " (Mark 2 : 1 - 12) The New Testament offers a vis ion for the h ea l i n g and transfo rmation of the world.. I n d eed , the church as the col lec­ tive people o f God is called to be an agent o f h ea l i n g and reconciliation fo r all peo p l e . In an age of cy n i cism , p rej u­ dice, h a tred a n d fear, w e c a n b e healers i n t h e world ... not with b i tterness, b ut with hope. � by an u n cl e as a yo ung girl of 12.

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continued

Oct. 28, 8 p.m.

Nov. 29, 8 p.m.

U nive rsity J a zz Ensemble

C a m a s Quintet

K P LU 88.5 Chr istm a s

Chris Knutzen H a l l

La g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l

J a m Live B r o a d c a st

NOVEMBER

Nov. 30, 8 p.m.

November-December

C h r i s Kn utzen H a l l

Dec. 8, noon

L a g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l I nstrumental and Vo c a l J azz E n s e m b l e s Winter S e n ior Exh i bition

Nov. 30, 8 p.m.

Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

U n iversity Theatre P r o d u ction

" B i rt h d a y P a rty"

P i a n o M u sic From N o rway Trygve Tra e d al, g u est p i a n i st L a g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l

Nov. 4-6 F a m i ly Weekend

Nov. 5, 7 p.m. " Edvard G ri e g a n d N o rway's Stru g g l e for I n d e p e n d e n c e " W i l l i a m H a lverson S c a n d i n a v i a n C u lt u r a l Center

Nov. 6, 3 p.m. M a ry Baker R u s s e l l M u s i c S c h o l ars R e c ital La g e rq u i st C o n c ert H a l l

Nov. 1 0, 5:30 p.m. KPLU Art of J a zz S e attle Art M u s e u m

Nov. 1 1 , 8 p.m. Choral U' n i o n L a g e r q u ist Co n c e rt H a l l

KPLU Art of J azz Se attle Art M u s e u m

U n iversity G a l l ery

Grieg and, His S u c c essors:

Dec. 8 , 5:30 p.m.

Ea stv o l d Au d itorium

DECEMBER

D ec. 1 . 8 p.m. " B i rth d a y P a rty" Unive rsity Th eatre P ro d u ction Ea stvo ld A u d ito r i u m

Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. S a n kta L u c i a Fest La g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l

Dec. 2 , 8 p.m. " B i rthday Party" University Theatre Pro d u ct i o n Eastvold Auditorium

Dec. 3, 8 p,m. " B irthday P a rty" U n iversity The atre Pro d u ction Ea stvo l d Al:Jditori u m

Dec. 8, 8 p.m. String K a l e i d o s c o p e Lagerquist Conc ert H a l l

Dec. 1 4, 7 p.m. An n u a l N o rw e g i a n Christmas S e rv i c e S c a n d i n av i a n Cu ltura l Center

Dec. 16 S e attl e ' s B e st J a zz at Winte riest S po n sored by K P L U

Dec. 1 7, 8 p.m. Choral U nion L a g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l

Dec. 1 8, 6:30 p.m. A n n u a l N ordic C h ristmas Fest S c a n d i n a v i a n C u ltural Center

P l U IN Y O U R N E I G H B O R H O O D

Sept. 10 Ta i l g ate Party a t C a l ifornia Luth e r a n

D e c . 4, 2 p.m.

U n iversity

" B irthday Party"

T h o u s a n d O a ks, C a l if.

U n iversity T h e atre P r o d u ction Eastvo l d Au d itori u m

Nov. 1 3, 3 p.m.

Sept. 24 Ta i l g ate Party at U n iversity of

David P. D a h l, g u e st o rg a n ist

D e c . 4 , 4 p.m.

Wisconsin-River Falls

La g e rq u i st C o n c e rt H a l l

What Child I s This? A C h ristmas C e l e bratio n

River F a l ls , Wis .

fro m t h e C a m p u s of PLU

Nov. 1 5, 8 p.m.

Olson Auditorium

U nive rs ity Sym p hony O r c h e stra

Oct. 1 Ta i l g ate P a rty at Linfield

with Svend R e n n i n g , v i o l i n ist

Dec. 4, 8 p.m.

Lagerqu ist C o n c e rt H a l l

Stilvv i n d e n Flute Choir and G u it a r Ensemble L a g e rq u ist C o n c ert H a l l

Nov. 20, 3 p.m.

M c M i n n vi l l e, Ore.

Dec. 2, 8 p.m. W h at Child I s This? A C h ristm a s C e l e bration

U n ive rs ity Wind Ensemble and Concert B a n d

Dec, 5 , 8 p.m.

from the C a m pus of PLU

L a g e rq u ist C o n c e rt H a l l

Composers' Fo rum

St. M a ry ' s Cath o l i c Church, P o rtl a n d

L a g e r q u ist Conc ert H a l l

Nov. 22, 8 p.m.

Dec. 3 , 8 p.m.

Piano Ensemble R e c ital

Dec. 6 , 8 p.m.

L a g e rq u ist Concert H a l l

What C h i l d I s This? A C h ristmas Cele bration

S o u n d s of C h ristmas

from the C a m p u s of PLU

L a g e rq u i st C o n c e rt H a l l

First Presbyte rian C h u r c h , S e a ttle

N ov. 29, 1 :30 p.m. E n ri c h m e nt S e r i e s : S a m u e l A d l e r,

Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

visiting c o m p o s e r

Keybo a rd SttJ d ents' R e c it a l

L a g erqu ist C o n c e rt H a l l

L a g e r q u i st C o n c e rt H a l l

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p .Jrspe ctive Th e h eal i n g power of forgiveness

R i c k Rouse, executive d i rector of C h u r c h Relations, says fo rgiving those who c a u s e hurt c a n h e l p p e o p l e recover and h e a l .

By Rick Rouse The following i s a n excerpt from "Fire of Grace: The Healing Power ofForgilic;u:ss, " by Rick Rouse, executilie director of Church Relations at PLU. He writes about his rela­ tionship with arsonist Paul Keller; who destroJ1ed Trinity Lutheran Church in Lynnwood, Wash., where Rouse was pastor. Rouse liisited Keller in Jail, and he and his congregation learned the power of forgilieness.

hen faced wi th difficulties, disappointments and chal­ lenges, we have an alterna­ tive to remai ning in the ashes of defeat,

bitterness and despair. With faith and courage, one can rise up co new l i fe. It is my hope that hearing about how our congregation recovered may inspire hope and healing not just for i ndividu­ als, but also for our contemporary soci­ ety and for religious commun ities. Even as our nation grows more politically divided, our religious co mmunities arc also unraveling as we struggle wi th dif­ ferem visions of faith, values and morality. Resentment grows i n [he chasms between our differences. Yet God's grace reveals a different vision for how we are to live cogether i n rela­ tionsh i ps where we arc less l. ikely [0

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JANUAPY

Jan. 28, 4 p.m.

Feb. 3 , 8 p.m.

H i g h S c h o o l Honor Choir

O p era Wo rks h o p

January 1 -31

Final C o n c ert

Rav e l ' s Te nfant e t l e s S o rti l e g e s "

Jazz in J a n u a ry

L a g e r q u i st C o n c e rt H a l l

Eastvold Audito r i u m

Exp e r i e n c e M u s i c Proj ect

F E B R U A RY

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Jan. 7, 5 p.m.

Feb. 1 -Feb. 1 0

Rave l ' s "L:e nfant et l e s S o rt i l e g e s "

Northwest H i g h S c hool Honor Band Concert

M i c h a e l Stasinos, paintings

Eastvold Auditorium

Lagerqu ist C o n c e rt H a l l

University G a l l e ry

J a n . 9-Feb. 1 0

Feb. 2, 8

M i c h a e l Sta s i n os, paintings

U n iversity Sym phony O r c h e stra

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H o m e c o m i n g C o n c e rt,

S e attle Asian Art Museum

Sponsored by KPLU O pera Work s h o p

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Early and B a ro q u e

Ca rolyn Hoover, g u e st p i a n i st

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Patrina Pellett '06 will do research at the N a ti on al Institutes of H e a lth thanks to a m aj or s c holarship.

Science major wins National Institutes of Health scholarship LU sen ior Patrina Pellett, of Sitka, Alaska, was one of 12 out­ stand ing young scien tists to receive a s ignificant National I nsti tutes of Health scholarship. The NIH Undergraduate Sc holars h i p for Ind ividu als from Disadvantaged Backgrounds p rovides fu nding to S tu­ dents com m i tted to careers i n biomed­ ical, behavioral or social science heal th­ related researc h. The sch olarship awards up to $20,000 per academ ic year for tuition and educational and l iving expenses. Each rec i p i ent also part ic i pates i n a lO-week paid summer laboratory 4 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > HERE & NOW

research II1ternship. I\ftcr graduatio n, recipien ts continue their raid research training at NIH in Bethesda, Md., work­ ing one year for each year of scholar­ ship support. Pellett '06, who is majoring 111 b iology and chemistry, graduates in May and will do her i nternsh ip this summer, con tinuing i nto the worl< program next fall. "The facil ities there are amazing," said Pellett, who is thinking about researching signal transduction, which stud ies cells, at NIH and plans to be a chemist. "The idea of getting to work at a place where you have every resou rce at you r fi ngertips is in cred ible." PLU professor of chemistry Craig Fryhle will work with Pellett as a facul ey memor a nd advisor in the scholars h i p p ro gram .

Federal grant will allow Women's Center to start new programs nearly $200,000 federal grant will allow PLU to c reate compre­ hensive education and train ing programs ai med at p reventi ng violence agai nst women. "\Ve're creating a project that empow­ ers o u r whole comm u n i ty to be more i nvolved," said Bobbi H ughes, director of the Women's Center. " It's no more of a problem here than anywhere else, but at the same time, it's a n issue that isn't usually talked about o r very visible." The two-year grant c reates two new part-time positions to coordinate advo­ cacy and training program s , i ncludi ng a Men Against Violence program. It will


more formally connect the camp us with com m u n i ty agencies such as the YMCA and the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County.

Graduation will move to Tacoma Dome to allow greater attendance al low fo r a much larger audi­ encc at the grand spring com­ mencement ceremony, PLU will move grad u ation [ 0 the Tacoma Dome starting in M ay 2006. The traditions of this i m ponant m i les[One in the lives of PLU graduates and t he university will co n tinue in the new ven lle. "\'(/c're working very hard to preserve thc elemcnt s of the ceremony that make PLU com mencement so special [0 our grad ua tes and their fa rn il ies," Registrar Kristin Plaehn said. "This move will make commcnccment much more accessible and comfortable for everyone who looks forward to rhis important d ay. " The move means tickets will nor be required, and gradua tes can in vire as many fam i ly and fricnds as they want [0 celebrate their accomplishmt'ms in perso n. I n the past, each grad uate received a smal l nu mber of tickets. The dome will acco mmodate an audi ence of 6,000, more than twice what Olson AuditOrium can sear. I t is easily accessi­ ble to people with disabil i ties. With more tban 600 students ea rning graduate and undergraduate degrees in the past few May ceremon ies and evcr­ growing classes, gradu ation has sim ply ou tgrown Olson Aud itorium. POI' many years, Olson h as been filled to capacity well befo re the ceremony starts, sen d i n g many famil ies a n d friends t o twO over­ flow locations airing the ceremony on closed circu it TV. Eve n those have ru n out of seats. o

Having more space also will allow August graduates [0 choose to partici­ pate in either the trad itional May cere­ mony or December commencement, which will continue [0 be held on cam­ pus. There will no longer be a need for a separate su mmer ceremony. Com mencement will continue [0 include trad i tions such as vocal per­ formances, the facu lty process ion, Univers i ty banners and the Universi ty Mace. Also, the universi ty will expand the opport u n i ties fo r grad uares and their famil ies to enjoy campus on com­ mencement wee kend, including the worship service and brunch before the ceremony.

Challenge Program gets

$40,000

grant to help

students succeed grant frol11 the Ed ucation Assistance Foundation will help fu nd PLU's Challenge Program, which gives students who show academic $40,000

promise a chance to attend college. T h e C hallenge Program serves up to 30 stu dents per year who are condi­ tional ly admi tted to the u n iversity and who show poten tial fo r academic s uc­ cess b u t are not cu rrenrl), qual ified. Students are granted admission to che university on cond ition of their suc­ cessful completion of both the summer and fall components of the program. The Su mmer Challenge is an i n cense, six-week, live-in program with a heavy academic load, suppOrt and anivieies designed to develop a sense of commu­ nity and participation i n the life of the u niversity. Chal lenge students com­ plete seven or n i ne credits offered by fac ulty experienced in working with students of concern. Supplemen tal instruction, individ u al tutori ng, and mentoring are provided by peer coach­ es who live in the residence h all with rhe Challenge s tudents. The Fall Challenge is an intermediate step between the h ighly structured sum­ l11l:r com ponent and the regular work­ load stu del1ts wil l experience beginning i n the spring of their freshman year.

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Students c a rry bann ers as they take part in the P i erce County A I D S Walk. PLU teams raised $3,000.

Students raise money for hurricane relief and AIDS p rograms ealizing they can make a differ足 ence, studems worked this fall [0 raise money for victims of H urricane Katrina and for AIDS relief. The Associated Studems of Pacific Lutheran Un iversity raised more than $6,000 for h u rricane relief, which was matched by anonymous donors. Donations will be split between the American Red Cross and the Evangelical Lutheran Ch urch i n America's disaster relief fund. The un iversity also welcomed twO Stu足 dems who were displaced from colleges that were damaged by the hurricane. In September, more than 250 PLU students, facu l ty and staff [Oak part in the Pierce Cou n ty AIDS Walk .

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"There was a lot of energy and a lot of PLU pride," said Erik H usa '07, who works in the development department of the Pierce Cou nty AIDS Foundation and was a walk coordina[Or. H usa and ASPLU president Willie Pai n ter '06, along with other student leaders on campus, recrui ted walkers. The PLU teams raised more than $3 ,000 [0 fund p rograms and services for those affected by H IV/AIDS.

The walk cOl!1cided with other AIDS awareness events on campus, including G lobal AIDS Week, with activities designed [0 encou rage action against th e AIDS epidemic.

Audiences treated to outstanding writers and artists cclaimed performers and speak足 ers visi ted PLU this fall, cover足 ing [Op ics ranging from gender eq u i ty [0 the arts. Among them were in rernationally known pian ist Andreas Klein, who was all artist in residence for a week. He rehearsed and performed the Ravel G Major concerto with the University Symphony Orchestra, offered a maste r class for studenrs and local


piano teachers and spoke about h is vocational path .

g

V i r i n i a Val ian , a nationally known expert i n ge nder e q u i ty, d iscussed the reasons behind wo me n's lack of p rogress in many profess ions at "Why So Slow? The Advancement o f Women in Math, Science, Business and Acad e m ia." Claudia Stevens, a lead ing perform­ ance artist, p laywright and composer, as well as a t h i n ker and s peaker about the Holocaust, presen ted "An Even i n g with Madame

F" d ep i cting

the p e r­

fo rmance of music in Nazi concen tra­ tion cam ps. Ch arles K i m ball, an expert in world re l i gio ns, lecrured about when religion becomes evil. Ande 50mb)" a

native Saami, and

Pia nist Andreas Klein rehe arses with the University Symphony Orchestra. Klein was artist in resi d e n c e for a week.

the

m u si cal trio Vajas shared their c u l r u re

now l iv i n g in the Arctic cli mate of

which S o m by i s a member, also per­

at two Scan d i navian even ts. Som by,

northern Sca ndi navia. He addressed

fo rmed.

p rofessor of law at the U n iversity of

cul tural rights, rights to land and

Tr0111s0, Norwa)', talked abo u t the c ur­

water, and new i nstitutions. The

several readings by acclaimed writers,

rent legal s i tuation fo r 50,000 Saa111i

Norwegian m usical trio Vaj as, of

incl u d i ng essayist Peter Bacho. [ill

The English d e partment also hosted

P R O FE S S O R S E. WAYN E CARP A N D E R I C N E L S O N a p p e a re d i n histori c a l television d o c u m e n taries e a r l i e r this semest e r. C a rp, the B e nson Family C h a i r in Histo ry, a p p e a re d in a s e g ­ m e nt of the P B S series " H i story D ete ctives." An expert in the h i story of a d o ption, he was p a rt of the s e g m ent " H o m e for U n wed Mothers. " The e p i s o d e d eta i l s t h e story of a wo m a n trying t o fi n d h e r b i rth p a rents a n d t h e h o m e w h e r e s h e w a s born. H o m e s for u nwed moth­ ers were a nati o n a l tre n d from the b e g i n n i n g o f the 20th c e ntury u ntil the 1 970s, w h e n they fell from use. Classics profe ssor Eric N e l s o n was fe a ­ t u r e d i n th e d o c u m e nt a ry " Ro m e : En g i n e e ri n g a n E m p i r e " o n the History C h a n n e l . " T h e p ro g ra m c h ro n i c l e d t h e h i story of the R o m a n E m p ire from the r e i g n of C a e s a r in 44 B . C . to its fall a r o u n d 537 A.D. a n d d eta i l s the rem a rka b l e works of a rc h ite c ­ t u r e a n d t e c h n o l o g y d u ring that time.

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M o rke n C e nte r wil l p re p a re fo r c a re e rs c o m b i n i n g s c i e n c e a n d b u s i n ess

Jae-Jin L e e ' 0 7 i n wha t w i l l be the c o m p uter science a n d c o m p uter engi ne ering l a b o ra tory o n the second floor of t h e Morken Center. o l laboration between busi ness

"Work i ng toge t h e r in the M o rken

passion fo r working wi th people and

and computer science fac u l cy

Cenrer should e n a blc us co provide new

swi tched majors. H e graduated with a

and s tu de n cs in the Mo rken

o p po rtu n i t ies fo r studen ts," h e said.

b u s i ness degree and

.en ter has the potential to b roaden the

" B u s i ncss majors m ight take dectivcs

a

m i nor i n com p u t­

er scien ce. H i s experie nces as an u n der­

experi ences and e n hance the career

in i n formation technolog)' or database

prospects o f t h ose studying there. A n d

mai n te nance o r even a minor in

t h e s uccess of s o m e recent graduates

p u ter science that will e n ha nce their

School o f Law at Yesh iva Un iversity i n

and curre n t s t u d e n ts p o i n ts the way.

tech n i cal expertise.

New Yor k C i ty.

"Trade school grads might be h .i red for their ex pertise

as

network

e n gi n ee rs .

com­

grad uare sparked an int e resr in law, and he is now in his fi rst year ar Cardozo

"When I'm practicing corpo rate law,

"Com p u te r science maj o rs m i g h t b roaden their und erst;l I 1 d i n g o f and

i t's i nevitable that I ' l l have cases that

I n five o r 10 years t h e y will still be n e t ­

com petence in managerial issues and

i nvolve borh busi ness methods and

w o r k engin eers," s a i d J i m Clapper, dean

expand thei r career options by studying

computer hardware and sofrware sys­

o f tbe School of B u s i n ess. "In 10 years

busi ness," Blaha said.

tems," he said.

the PLU grad uate wi th a major in com­

And s (Udcnts also will have gained a

p u te r science and a minor in busi ness

broader view and preparation by st udy­

wi ll be r u n n i ng the network engineering

i n g the lib eral arts.

gro u p and could we ll have moved i n co u p per management." Clapper says the M o rken Cenrer could faci I i tate the pre paration for a Ii feti me o f success. Ken Bl aha, chairman of com­

u nderstanding both in m anagement

The potential that Clapper and B laha describe is clearly evi dent in the work of some recene graduates and c u rrent dents. B radlcy Thon n ey

"My b u s i ness and co m p u ter science backgro u n d will give me a de prh of

S(U­

and in how com p u ter systems wo rk, making me a better arrorney." Eri k Voss '05 also began as a co m p u t­ er science major and switched ro busi­

'04 began

h is und er­

n ess with a compu ter science m i nor. In

pute r science and com pu ter engi neer­

graduate career at PLU majoring in

Jan u ary he will begin wo r k i n g for a

Ing, agrees.

co m p u ter science but soon discovered a

medical eq u i p ment s u p ply com pany,

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selling a compu cer-based onhopedic device and wo rking as a n operacing room cech nician, hel ping su rgeons run che e q u i p m em. '' I'm exciced [0 combine my business

educanon wich my k n owledge o f com­ p u cers. I 'l l have a career chac will allow ' me [0 prove my fu ll abili cies," Voss said.

RcligLon profe

Cu rrendy scudyi ng fo r a major In C0111 -

wns

p mer science and a minor in b u si n ess, Jae-Jin Lec

'07

201

named [he

Schick rellow i n

c lass

Religion and Public

j u s c fo r che experience and I really l i ked i c," Lee said. "Com pu cer science and

$ 1 0,000 fellowsh i ps a.re awarded

COll1pmer science and mach are !efc

to

b rain, all verbal. Ic's cool how differem chey are . "

fa i eh

to

projects related

fa.wley work ing on

b ra i n, calcu lacing. B u s i n es s i s righc

and public life. To rvend wi l l

research and wrice a book

rhe

011

ori­

gi n s of Lu rheran re ponses [0 pover­

CTm learning that to be success­

fae uJry SlI PP()I"C some an'as f rhe Office

SlIpport services,

serv i es,

or the

Provo

l1·auon.

ty a n d h u nger.

As chair of rhl: Norwegian Loren Anderson, alon g wi rh Kim

essdquisr '8 ,

fo rmer vire Srates

orwegian 311d

Norway's mor her, �I'

irs protes or

the

\X'a" h i n g e

n,

D . C. , Sepe. J 8.

w i l l publish ..

uestiol1s or

Utilities

D ecember iSSlie of the Scandinavian

for the 2 ls[

Jou rnal of L iterary Rese31'ch.

a guidc [

"The S i nger of

Wind and Rain : FIVe

Mosc peop le don'c u n d e rscand chac,"

Pal es t i n ian Lyrics"

b e said.

busi ness, p rovidi n g new appl icacions in Sched u led fo r occu pancy j n Janu ary, che Morken Cenrer will be che h o m e fo r che School of B u s i n ess, chc Deparmwm of Machemacics, and che DepartJllenr of

Kingdom premiere

at a

concert

The concert

in London i ll November. wa" .

k i l led by an Is rae l i hul ldozer

better train

he

teX t is

de igned as a u pplementary text or graduate sl ud cJ1[s in ness

e

co n

mics, bu�i­

ndm i n i s u'ation and pu hl l

adm i n i so·a c io

n

.

s he

Assistam pi fessor of anrhn pology Jennifer Hasty pubhshl'd 'Thl' Pre'

and Poh ri al

u t cmc in G han,

Ju ly. The bllok looks at the

"

in

pranice

of jOUI'l1a.l i sl11 and new 'mAk ing at privacely owned and St01tc-OpCIIlll!d

daily newspapers in Ghana.

PalCSlJ mall h o u s e. The piec£' prc-

111Iercd I I I he

.s. last s pri ng.

Professor of geosriences Duncan Foley, assisrant professor or geo­

Chris Ferguson

l

was naIlled associate

A so locaced chere w i l l be chc l o c al

provost fo r

chaprer of a scace p rogram, M E SA,

which works CO s U p p O r t crad icionally u n der re presemed s w denrs in achievi ng and conrribu cing cheir fu l l p O lcnrial in

b u i ld i ng wi l l be held in M ay. []]

as

protested the demolirion o f a

COll1 p u n:r Science and Com p u rer

A fo rmal ded icacion ceremony for che

in meIllor), of

R,,'lc hel Corri c rhe 23-yea.r-old Americ311 peace ac rivi t wh o was

EI1"i ncning.

machemacics, engineering and science.

nr

entury."

made its U n i red

Lee p l ans ro cominue co fo cus o n

wireless necwork cec hnologies.

of public u o h t irs.

Professor of

m l I s ic Greg Youtz's

wich i c che o p p o n u n icics are u n l i m i ced.

swd ies ac PLU and in g rad u a c e school.

M31lagem

marLagers in rhe area

jo b as a p rogrammer. I f ! p u c b u s i ness

Then h e hopes co escablish h is own

fessor

Wnltl' " P u b li c

Knsnll Lavran sda.ttcr" in rhe

co gec a

boch COll1pU ce r science and b u s i ness

pi

B lLSi ncss

David E. McNabb

armrive Authority

''I'm leal'll i n g chac co be s u ccessful I s k i l ls

Prill -ess

orweg inn Em bas. y i n

and Amhentici t), i n Sigrid Un dseL's

'07

wn

Marthn, to cl1L' Ki n g and his si eers at

Claudia Berguson

me1r. �fI put business with it the

med

of the King of

statue

skills to get a job

as a program­

president of the Unired

and member or N/\ f', pra '

a b ro n z e I

and exccuuw

E

di rcnoI' ofN '\\-, nJ Wal re r � londail'.

Scandi navian sLUd­

need more chan j usc che

nd general adminis­

t"

AmcI; can Foundatilln, I'LU Presldl'I1 l

ful I need more than just the

opportunities are unlimited. JaeJin Lee

area- I n add i tion ,

LI1 r h at

he w il l provide l eadel hip i n academ­

Li fe by the Lu t h e r J nstitll(e in Washingron, D .C. The

busi ness are q u i ce d i ffe rem s u bj ecrs.

leadership IC'

Edgar an d 'Iargaret

expecrs similar success.

"I decided co cake a b u s i ness

sor

Samu el Torvend

l'nvironmenta l srudlcs along wi t h s[Udenr Ben Kort l ever, prc'icnted on geologi­

scie nces and

Rose McKenney,

Academic and

c.al lOpics a t rhe ( ,cologiea l

In fOI1l1ation

of i\m�rica. ann ual meering in

Services in August.

October,

'oci�ty

Ferguson , who was

dean of I n formati 0 11 Services. wi l l

and Technology

CO I H Il1Ut' to

provide

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STUDENTS L£ARN THE VALUE OF SERVICE AS THEY LIVE IN A M ULTI CULTURAL COMMUNITY

A LEX M O NTA N C E S '06 spen t h i s first t h ree years a t

the food b a n k and vol u n teers a t Salishan's co m m u n i ty gar­

PLU co m m u t i n g from h i s parents' h o m e in South Tacoma.

den, where res i d e n ts can grow crops.

Searc h i n g for somet h i ng different h i s s e n i o r year, he c hose to

"You don't JUSt come in and c h a n ge t h i ngs," h e sa id . " Yo u

live i n a nearby com m u n i ty he k n ew l i tde abo u t .

J us t assist where you can . "

Mon tances an d tWO other PLU studen ts, Ruth B e n n e t t '06

T h e program, which is i n i ts th i rd year, was s tarted b y profes­

and Whi ttaker H arpel '07, are li ving and volu n teering i n

sor of E nglish Barbara Temple-ThurstOn as an opport u n i ty

S;-d i s h :lll , a Tacoma H o u s i n g A u t h o ri ty c o m m u n i ty i n

for stude n ts com i n g back fro m Tri n idad and Tobago

Sou theas t Tacoma.

to

con­

t i n u e living in a m u l tic ulrural s e t t i n g. This year, fo r the first

O ri g i n a l l y b u i l t i n 1 943 as h o usi ng fo r war workers, Sal i s h an

t i m e , a class is b e i n g o ffe red as parr of program: Com m u n i ty

tOday consists o f 900 u n i ts that ho use low- i ncome a n d i m m i ­

S t u dy of Sal i sh a n . W h i l e o n ly th ree of t h e s t u de n ts l ive i n

grant fam i l ies, many who have lived there 20 ro 25 years.

the h o use, t h e re are 1 2 s t u d e n ts taking the course, which is taug h t by professor of a n t h ro pology Elizabeth Brusco and

M o n tances, a n a n th ro p o logy m ajor and sociology m i n o r, sJ.id

associate professo r of soc i a l work JoDee Keller.

l iv i n g in Salishan made him realize how m u c h service means ro h i m . H e vol u nt e e rs with a Cambod i a n dance group.

"It's a tre m e n dous o p portu n i ty fo r s t u d e n ts l iv i n g in the house ro serve as a l i n k be cwee n PLU a n d t h e co m m u n i ty,"

"The kids are l ike my l i trle b ro t h e rs and sis ters," he said.

B rusco said. "And it gets people

"That's what's really i m portan t aboLl C livi n g h e re. I t d e fi n i tely changes anyo ne who comes here."

additio n , s tu d e n ts p l a n fo u r d i n ne r talks t h roughou t t h e

fo ur h o u rs of co m m u n i ty sL:rvice per week, rangi ng fro m vol­

semester where com m u n i ty members, i n c l u d i n g c urrcnt or

u n tee r i n g at a So u rheast Asian food bank ro [U rori n g math at

fo rmer Salishan resi d e n ts , speak about r h e i r ex p eriences.

a local m i d d le schoo l . They agree the service does n't J U S t ben­

H os ted ac the stud e n ts' h o u se , the ralks are o pc n

efi t th e com m u n i ty, but t h e mselves as we l l.

N I S H A A ] M i\ N I W A D F.

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co

che

co m m u n i ty.

Harpel tu rors math at McIlvaigh M i d d le School, h e l ps o u t at

B Y

un derstand t h at there is

The course also has a co m m u n i ty sCJ'Vice rcq u i re m e n t . I n

In exc h ange fo r t h e i r h o u s i ng, each studen t comple tes at least

S TO RY

co

al l this m u l ticul r u ralism i n the com m u n i ty. "

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I N

feel like doing more than just getting a job. I want to do something meaningful." -ALEX M ONTANCES '06

"The cou rse is really a mazi ng," said Ron Vignec, fo rmer PLU campus pas[O r and founder o f the Eastside/Salishan Lutheran Mission. " I t's i m porranr because i t ripples through the com m u n i ty." Vignec and his wife, Nancy, special projects officer fo r the Tacoma Housing Authority, have fostered many self-sufficien­ cy efforts fo r the residenrs of Salishan, i ncluding drug elimi­ nation programs, the communiC)l garden, English as a Second Language classes and mu lticu ltural gatherings. Vignec says he doesn't look at the s rudenrs living in the house as just s rudenrs - rhey are part of the com m u n i ry. Ben nett, H arpel and Mon rances say living in the neighborhood al lows them [0 ap p ly what they learn i n class [0 thei r experiences in S alishan. It is d i fferenr than living on campus, and they see firsthand issues such as poverty, racial divide and crime. "Ie's sort of like coming [0 the real world here," said Harpel, an anthropology and history major who also lived 1[1 the house last spring and throughout the sum mer. "Everyone h as [0 work [0 get through the day. I f they don't work, they don't live." Although there is evidence of d rugs and gangs, the studems said they don't see a lot of crime. " It's still p resen r: it's JUSt !l ot as big as people chink it is," Harp ' I sa i d . "Most residents en joy Living in the Salishan area and think that what other people think about it is a linle inaccu rate." The s ru denrs believe that eno rts such as the Cambodian dance group that Montances volu mcers for are helping make improvemen rs by p rovid .i ng after-school acrivities fl)r kids. And while they said they see a lot of racial tension among the adults, it's not p revalent among the children. Montances said the dance group combines many ethnicities including Cambodians, Caucasians and Vietnamese. He enjoys learning abou t Cambodian c u l r u re - and com par­ ing it to his own Filipino background. "The music is so d iffer­ ent fro m the Fili p i no fol k danci ng I used [ 0 do," he said. " I app reciate it a lot more now that I've been helping the kids dance [0 it." Monrances and Bennett both volunreer at adult Engl ish as a Second Language classes in the co m m u n i C)l, where they see d i fferenr cultures working together to learn English. Bennett, 12

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a biology and h is[Ory major, said the classes provide Immi­ grants with an opporrunity [0 connect with the cou n try. " I m m igrants feel displaced," she said, noting that nor all residents o f Salishan are i m m igrants. "They a re stri p ped from everything co m fortable." She can see how those in the ESL clas�cs feel being around a language and culture di fferent from their own. " I t's sort of displac i ng fo r us too," she said. "Service is a good opportuni­ ty [0 con nect wi th people you wou ldn't normally know." Changes are in store for the cOllllll u n i ty. The Tacom a Housing Authority, with help frolll a grant from the U.S. Departllle nt of HOllsing and Urban Development and other sources, is building new homes fo r Salishan residents. That Illeans people have to move out while the houses are f1al t.ened and new o nes go up in their place. The resu lt will be m ore than 1 ,200 new homes, o ffering affordable rental and home owne.rship, and new com m u n i ty facilities. The students arc watching the p rocess begin aro u nd them, wi th people moving out of the houses on their street. Their own house is likely [0 be demolished after the spnng semester. As fo r the fu ture of the program, Brusco and Keller hope to turn it into something simi lar [0 a semester-long in terna­ tional p rogram - giving students a cross-cu l tu ral experience com plemented by courses at PLU. Keller said everyone involved in wi th program has learned a lot - i ncluding herself. "I t's been reward ing to see the trans­ formation with the students," she said. "You can't live here and not change i n some way." Some of the students say their time at Salishan has changed their p lans after graduation. H arpel either wants [0 join AmeriCorps or work in the educa­ tion field - and learn how it relates to multicu l tu ralism and d i fferen t ethnicities. Montances, who was planning to do contract a rchaeology in p reparation for graduate school, is now chin king about put­ ting i t off and con tinuing to do volu nteer wo rk, perhaps with Peace Corps or AmeriCorps. "I feel l i ke doing more than j ust getting a job," he said. "I wan t [0 do something meani ngful." �


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D U RlNG R I C K ALLEN'S T E N U RE <It

dut PLU has been i nextri c a b ly l i n ked

B u i l d i n g, across the street, i s t h e

PLU rro m 1 9 73 to 1 985, Ill' made a

swanky w h i te-tab lecloth Pacific (� rill

CO

protTuse

and the Cou rtyard M arriott, t h e first

\\Io rth loo k i n g at Taco ma's recem

['0

h i s w i fe: If he ever l e ft h i s

job a s deaJl o f S t u d e l l t L i fe , h e'd

ile£ler

IIlork in down town Taco ma.

It

IV;1S ;1

made

;1 l

p l e d ge that many p e o p l e

t h at t i m e, when t h e s t retch o f

Tacoma b e t we e n Taco m a Ave n u e S o u t h

and the T h e a Foss Wat e rway was r i d d le d with h o m e l ess n e s s and c ri me , b u i l d i n g s were vacant a n d i n d i s repair and the

n e a rb y

waterfro n t was an

e n vi ro n men ta .l d isaster. I t was a place

few peo p l e were wi l l i n g to touch. Some 20 years l a te r, as p resi d e n t of U n i te d Way o f Pierce C o u n ty. A l l e n tells the story fro m h i s offi ce o n the fou rth noor o f t h c Spraguc B u i l d i ng, a splendidly renovated 1 8 90s-cra landmark. The UWPC o rfi ces sit ri g h t at the j u n ct i o n

of 1 5 th Street a n d

Pacific Ave n ue - i n t h e h e a r t o f the

hotel b u i l t i n the dOlvll tOwn Tacoma s i nce the S h eratOn barely s u rvived the

s u c cesses, par t i c u la rl y t hrough the eyes

of a few PLU graduates t h at h ave been a

m id-'80s.

p a rt of i t .

Taco ma C o nvent i o n and. Tradl' Center

Tacoma spans abo u t 15 ye a rs ,

The gleam i ng gl as s - a nd - s t e e l (:;1"(.'ater

loo m s n earby, co n s u m i n g an e m i l'(.' c i ty

b l o c k . S o u n d Tran s i t ' s s u ccessful

Tac o ma L i n k l i g h t-rail z i �)s th ro u g h

The rece n t h istory o f down town begi n n i ng aro u n d 1990. It is t h e story

o f a wel l - t i med connucncc of

investillent fro m t he �) u b l i c , private and

t h l' area toward t h e Theater D i s trict co

n o n p ro fit sectors.

of Was h i ng ro n - Tacoma cam p us to the

parents," s a i d Lyle Quas i m ' 7 3 , c h i e f o f

small b u n c hes, not

south, w h e n : s t u de n ts congregate i n e xac tl y bl e n d i ng i n

W . Lad e n b u rg. "Tf t h i s p r oj e c t fai l e d ,

w i t h t h e s u i ts a n d muscu lll-gocrs who

y o u wou l d n ' t have b e e n able c o fi n d

the north, com i n g from the Un iver s i ty

roam abo u t Pacific l\venue c h oosing between the many p laces to

g ra b a

" Every success story h as a h u n d re d staff fo r Piece C o u n ty b:ecutive J o h n

a n yo n e who even l ived i n the ZIP code . "

b i te.

And n i g h ttim e shows wh at is p e r h ap s

t h e Ill O S t s u r p rising t h i n g of all: On

A

any g ive n eve n i ng, people are Ollt o n

s a m e down town Tacoma i l l w h i c h h e

t h e s t reets, d o i n g the t h i n gs t h a t

promised his wife h e ' d n e v e r work.

peo p l e do i n a t h rivin g

u ll dersratement. From Allen's wi ndow, sportS

a

wa l k i n g trai l , a m u s e u m a n d

The hislOric

The history For those who gra d u ated fro m PLU a

descri ption of downtown Tacoma

16

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along Pacific Avenue have been

n

Cllll d o m i l l i u lll s

with 1110re on the way.

b u i l d ing s

renovated to house new reta Il sho resta u r a t s .

even j u s t

-

professionals the bve and work downtown.

of severell new condominium developments ill recent years.

urban area.

s p a rk l i ng new restaurants and

On t h e other side of t h e S p ragu e

The Blue Olive resta u ran t ( 1 7 1 5 Dod:. SL) caters to urban The long-neglected Thea Foss Waterv-Jay has been the site

That the area has c h anged i s a n a c l e a ne d- u p Thea ross Waterway

the c i ty fo r 1110re than 1 1 5 years, it is

few years ago, s u c h a

wou l d be a l m OS t u n l l1uginable. G iven

o

p s, businesses and

Since 1 997, the artful span 0 1 the State Route 509 Bridge has become a Tacoma icon. Sound

Tra n si t's Tacoma

link m ove s passengers across

downtown, from the Tacoma Dome to the Theater District. An nbstract trnin

e n gine called

"Locomotive Mon\.Jment�

i s l o c a t e d <.it the corner of South 14th and A streets


I ndeed, there is no sho rtage of peo ple

that h ave had a valuable i m pact on the rebi rth of Tacoma. A n d one needs to look no fanher than the swanky new con d o m i n iu m s and remodeled lofts with i n a stone's throw of Paci fic Ave n u e to se ďż˝ that p eo p l e are defini tely livi ng i n the ZfP code.

S i m i larly, there is n o one s i ngle m o m e n t when Tacoma's resu rgence o fficially tOok root. M o re l i k el y, it was a perfect storm of feder.1l, local and p r iv a te dol lars - and forward-th i n k i n g c itizens

to enable the revitalization of

-

a neglected and b e re ft regio n o f Taco ma. " People i n Tacoma started to shift from a s i e ge menta Ii ty to see t h i ngs i n a total l y d i fferen t way," said Quasi m . "And when the)1 did that, they were a bl e

to b u ild off even very small successes." tvla n y believe one of the first small su ccesses was when t h e cit)' pu rc ha s e d

U n ion Station and re novated i t i n to the l obby of a new federal co u rthouse. The s tati o n , o n ce a th rivi ng term i n us to the

Northern Pacific Railroad, had fallen i nto such a state of disrepair, the ci ty paid o n ly $ 1 fo r i t. A bou t t h e same time, the state was

see k i n g a new place to h ouse the Was h i ngron State H istory M u se u m .

Pierce Coun ty's legislators convinced the s t a te

co

m ove i t from Tacoma's

Stad i u m d is t ri c t

co

The present Fast-forward 15 years. The fru its of this effo rt are evident everyw h e re. Early 1 900-era land marks l i ke the Harmon B u i ld i ng and the A l bers M i l l have been

re fu rbished and are sma rc-Ioo k i ng lofes, apartmen ts, s h o p s and restau rants. The Tacoma Al-t M u s e u m and the Museum

of Glass have recently opened in beautiful new exh i b i tion spaces. H l n just 1 5 years, the m iddle of

downtown shifted sou th," said Marc Crisson '8 1 , director of Tacoma Ut i l i t ie s . And given that, the next question is, as

Crisson put i t: " How do you work around some of the co m m u n ity issues as you move fo rward )) Those c o m m u n i t)1 issues fo cus largely o n housing - namely, mak i ng space available for those who now want to li ve there (and su bsequently mak i ng the downtown core a m o re dell,¡c, t h us safer, area) and en s u ri ng those people have access to goods and services i n

t h e i r i m mediate area. "I've had ftve d i ffe rent d eve l o per s asking abo u t o u r park ing lot," said

A l l en , ges tu r i ng outside h is wind ow.

"Twenty-fo u r to 36 months ago,

T h i s is c e rt ai nly true along the Thea Foss Waterway, i n c l u d i n g along the east side. This is land that remai ns zoned fo r i n du strial use, but many see it as the n e x t best place to bu ild in the downtown area. All this speaks p recisely to what people see in the area - if people rea l ly want to bu ild even b er e , there must be some real

poten tial. These are issues the Tacoma City Council is wei g h i n g, namely how to balance the needs o f residC'nts (and those b u ilding homes fo r them) and those who h ave longti me i n d ustrial use in the corridor. AftC'r all) said

Crisson, "you can 't move the Port o f Taco III a. " S i m ilarly, j u st as the needs of those who have util i zed the port ol'er the years, the needs o f tbose l ower- i ncome residents who live in dOll'llWWn must also b e considered. A co mmon fa iling o f u rban a reas tbat redevelop tOO q u i ckly is that such growth can push aside the lower-wage i n d ivi d u a ls [ h at nude the area home. Tacoma has come toO far, too su ccessfully, to al low t h i s crack in the armor. H\'Vhen you d o n 't have growth, you

no body was ask i n g abo u t i t. That tel ls

have a p roblem. B u t when yo u do have

you that

growth, you have a whole d i fferent set

a

l o t of people are d reaming

abo u t what [downtown Ta coma] can

of problems," said Crisson . "A l l in all,

look l ike."

this is a b ette r problem to h:1ve."

Âť

dOlVllCown, adj acent

to U n ion Station - ;}lld to secure state d o l lars to refu rbish the b u i l d i ng. Tacoma's most prominent ci tizens, tOO, were getting i n to the act. A gro u p o f farsi g h ted Tacoma b u s iness leaders, i n c l u d i n g Ceorge Russell of Russell I nves tment Gro u p and Bill P h i li p o f Columbia Bank, started t o eye undel'Llsed pro perties on the other side o f Paci fic Ave n ue w i t h the hopes mak i n g the property available fo r the poss i b l e expansion o f the U niversi ty of Was h i ngtOn. At the same ti me, Tacoma had leaders with b i g ideas and the gumption to try and i m plement them. Eventually, they b:1cked the downtown location of the U\:V-Taco ma and a convention c e n ter. The c i ty bought con taminated property along the Thea foss Wate rway on the cheap, know i n g that the c i ty could c lean i t u p

long before the federal

gove rn me n t or p rivate business wo uld.

T h e businC'ss co m m u n i ty bought i n to the plans.

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2005 1 7


Part of a circle To solve this p roblem, Allen says cities h:1Ve [0 look [0 the nonprofit sec[Ors for help. Wi tho ut it, an effective revit::dization campaign will show its cracks, maybe even fail. "You need [0 look at econo mic development and h u man services as pa rts of a circle," said Allen. "One begins where the other ends. \Vhe rever there is the weakest link, that is where cracks will fo rm." To i l lustrate bis point, he speaks of the Rescue Mission and Nativity House, two essen tial service providers for the area's most desti tute. The two nonprofits were once located just across the street from Allen's b uilding, where the Cou rtyard Marriott and the conven tion cen ter are today. It became c lear, Allen said, that if these new developments were going to displace the facilities that care fo r those in greatest need, then their replacements must not only be improved, but they need to be located nearby. The logic is simple: if the Nativity House and Rescue Mission were moved, for example, [0 south Tacoma, then the population they served would never be able to use those services, and they wou ld be back on the streets. And that wou ld make places like the Cou rtyard Marrioer and the conven tion cen ter - not to men tion simply living downtown - less attractive. So there had to be a balance. The Nativity H o use, now located on South Jefferson Avenue a few blocks from i ts previous space, has a new state-of-the-art facility, serving abo ut three times the people it had once served. "It did exacdy what i t was supposed to do," said Allen. "It helped the people that it was supposed to, and I t helped clean up downtown." Simi larly, [he need to address affordable housing issues i n down town wi l l b e something that Alien, through U n i ted Way Pierce County, will continue to focus on. 1 8 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > FEATU RES

"The more you do this, the greater the source of community strength," Allen said. PLU President Loren J . Anderson said having a vibrant downtown core strengthens PLU as we ll. "With Tacoma's renewal, the city offers studen ts, staff and facu l ty a range of cultural, b usiness and social

opportuni ties," he said. "At the same time, PLU p rovides the cicy and i ts residents with a place [0 get a great ed ucation, enjoy scholarly and arts events on campus - and most impo rtan tly - the u niversity sends well­ trai ned leaders i n to the co mmunity to continue the social and economic p rogress." [§J

The Washington State History Museum

10

ari on

-

Opened at i rs cu rre n t

i n 1 996, th

m us urn

celeb rared a milestone

chis past

Apri l by WI'Jc m i n g irs m i l l ionth vi itor. Tbe m us u rn , previoll Iy

I cated near rad i u m H i gh Sc h Ill i m i c riP gracefu l curv s nea.rby

f

I.

nion Station and featu res

n umerous i n terpretive exh i bi t .

M SEU M D ISTRI CT Just north of South 21 st Street on

Pacific Avenue is what many who recall Tacoma's less glamorous days would be surprised to find there: a tourist attraction. And not one, but three. The so-called Museum District consists of the Washington State History Museum and the Tacoma Art

trave l i n g exh i b i r i ns a n d the Great: I iall

(/I'UI II'.

f \'\Ia h i ngt n H i c;ro r y .

rvsbs.org

Tacoma Art Museum been

-

I;xi

TAM has

renee Stnct? rhe mid 1 930s, and h<l!; m oved all over the c ity sin -c tht'n . The sleek new s p ace was !ohorr Ii tt'd for several arch i tectural h n o rs \ hen i t 01 cned i n 2003. Locar�d ju r north in

of rhe other

twO

m LC cwns on

Pacific Aven ue. ir fearml's American , Emopcan and Asian an, including works by nota.bles sucl, <l!; Edward Hopper and Jacob Lawrence.'. II'W IiI. tacomdartmuscum. org

Museum, both on Pacific Avenue, and

The Museum of Glass

the Museum of Glass. The Chihuly

2002, 1111> M useum of Glass fi atures

Bridge of Gl ass spans Interstate 705,

an a.ngled 90-foor su1.i n less-sree.l

connecting the history and glass museums.

The duee m llse u m ho -r tens of thou 'ands of visitor each year. H 're's a look at the th ree m lL�eum thac are an e sennaJ componc.m of the chang i n g face fTac 111 3..

-

O pened i n

one [ha.t has redefined rhe Tc coma

skyltnc. Inside, there is l J .OOO­ square- feer or ga l l ery pace rhal

displays the work of some o f rhe wo r ld ' s besr glass a n i t5, i nc l ud i ng

a "hor shop" where visiro rs can

warch glass blow rs ply Chell' trade. l/'UJ1/J.

I1IltSCI.f,tl/ojglass. org


project and t h e

of Easrvold

revi talization

Hall.

"Garfield S n'cer will be a gatewa)'

ro rhc Easrvold projecr wi l l l iven r h is place even morc," she said . She ho pes to see t h e u n ivc rs i ry' s fiscal strengrhcll l n g continue as it wo rks toward the goal of bei n g less depcndcnt on ruition for operating cosrs. And while th e fu ture will inevi tably bri ng more chan ges at PLU, Edwards said core values wi l l preserve a n d shape rhose changes, "The one rh i ng thar will not change is our mission ro educate fo r lives of service." lm

universi ty, and

rhe

BOARD OF REG ENTS Cynth i a Edwards '76, chair of the Board of Regents, is p l e a sed with the progress s h e h a s seen at PLU d u ring her te n u re and pred i c ts a bright future for the university.

Board chair impressed

with PLU's commitment hen D r. C yn t hia Edwards was first asked ro j o i n

PLU's

Board of Regen cs, she d i d n ' t

rhe board's

fu ncrion.

" B m I fe lt rea l ly c l ose to the u n iversi­ ty beca u s e of the personal mentoring I received here," said Ed wards

'76, w h o

i n b i o l o gy a n d met her h u sband, TelT)! ' 77 , ar PLU. "I k n ew the u n iv e r s i ty and fel t good

earned h e r d egree

about r h i s place. I t's been an honor to be i nvolved i n

a more i n ri mate way." Edwards, a fam i ly pr;]cririoner with MultiCare, beca m e a regent i n 1 9 8 7 and h a s seen the u n ive rs i ry make grear s t r i d e s since t h e m . Now in her fi nal year of service, she is servi ng her second year as c h a i r o f the board. " I t 's wo nde rfu l to be in volved in a p l ace thar is an i nves tment i n fu t u re and is

i m p re.ssed

wi r h President Lo ren Anderson's leader­ s h i p and vision. "He carries o u t the mi ssion in his per­

to mission

know m u c h abo u t

She has been c o n s is t en t l y

commi tted

to

our sreward s h i p

fo r o u r w h o l e wo rld," s h e sai d . Her fe llow board mem bers a re highly com m i tted and talented, s h �

sa id. " T h ey give their time, thei r ta l e nt s and rheir energy and they're always asking what els(' rhey can do," Edward s said.

is m o re wirh each passing year r h an r h e p rev iou s o ne, wh i c h is i n fectious." During her te n u re o n the board, Edwards has seen PLU rake grear strides

Dr. William

glo bal educarion. She has watc hed as

M ary Baker

Belluvue, Wash

Foege.

C e n te r fo r Learning and Tec h n o logy grew fro m total c o m m i r m e n t and for­ ward

Knut Ol son.

Robort Gomulkiewic�,

LakeWood, Wash

Redmond, Wash chair

, vice

Roberta Goodnow,

Med ina, Wash . M onte S ere no .

Cali!.

Roe Hatlen,

Bisllop Richard Dmland. Great Falls,

MonL

Usa D" 050n, Spa n away, Wash. Karen Phillips,

Mercer Island, Was h . Martin Pihl,

Apple Valley, Minn.

KetchIkan,

Richard Hildahl,

Carol Quigg,

longbranch,

record-breaking

Fonton.

Vashon Island, Wash

David G reenwood,

Rus s e l l M u si c B u i l d i n g and the Mo rken

Nee b, Mo K im Nesselquisl Kenmore, Wash Rev, Dr. larry

OJ. Cynthia Edwards. Tacoma. chair

i n capi tal projects, deve l o p m e n t and

D ona l d Morken,

Seattle, Wash

sonal l i fe," s he said. "I t h i n k he

rhinking. PLU completed a

R ev.

Dale B enson, Ponland. Ore Bruce Bjerke,

excited

Rieke Science Center,

Kathleen McCallum Sachse, Coeur d'Alelle, Idaho

Lureo AndeJson.

Tac oma , Wash.

Wash.

Bishop Robert Holstad,

Spokane,

Alaska

Was h.

JeHrey Rippey,

fu n d - rai s i ng cam paign l as t year that

Tacoma, Wash.

Portland, Ore.

s i g n i ficantly lIlcreased its end owment

James Hushagen,

Jim StauHer,

and paid fo r several capital projecrs. Edwards, who earned her med ical d egree from Washington St. Lou is, i s pleased with

U nivers i ty PLU's

in

i ncreased focus o n acade m i c d istinc­ tio n , s tu d e n t-faculty research and i n ter­ national programs. The seen

the creation

u n ivers i ty

has

o f rhe Wang Center,

and has reached o u t

in

i ts comm itmenc

to d iversi ty. She loo ks fo rward to the u n iversity's expan d i n g ro le i n the co m m u n i ty w i r h the Garfield S t reet redeve l o p m e n t

Tacoma, secretary

Missoula, Mont.

Kathleen Jacobson,

Susan Stringer,

Bend, Ore.

Bellevue, Was h .

Darcy Johnson,

Eileen Tellefson,

H a rbo r, Wash.

Mercer Island, Wash.

Gig

Katherine Johnson,

Andrew Turner,

Seattle, Was h .

Seattle, Wash.

Estel l e Kelley,

Peler Wang,

Port l a n d , O r e

Pebble B e a c h, Calif.

Rev. Michael Keys,

Bishop Martin Wells,

Anchorage, Alaska

S po k a n e . , Wash.

Anne Long,

Rev. Andrew Yee,

Bel levue, Wash.

B e l l i ng h am, Wash.

Michelle Long, Caslro Valley, Calif.

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attaway lutes

Starters fo r the 1 955 b a s k e tb a l l team rec reated the p h oto 50 ye a rs l a te r. From leh, N i c k K e l d e r m a n '57, P h i l N ordquist '56, J a c k Hoover '56, AI G u brud '56, J a c k

S i n d e rson ' 5 8 a n d c o a c h M a rv H a rs h m a n ' 4 2 g athe red on c a m p u s .

)50s basketball stars relive the heyday with a reunion irh only one retu rni ng starter, Pacific Lu theran College'S 1 954-55 basketball team wasn't predicted to have a good year. But, against all odds, the team ended up playing [he second most successful season in PLC h istory up to thar time - and became known as a "Cinderella team." Celebrating the team's 50th anniversary, the five stancrs - Al Gubrud '56, Jack Hoover '56, Nick Kelderman '57, Phil Nordquist '56 and Jack Si nderson '58 and their coach, M arv Harshman '42, reu nited in Olson Auditori u m in Augusr to reminisce aboU[ rhe old basketball days .. "They were whar you wou[d call a 'we' lea m," <;aid Harshman, who coached ar PLU lor 13 years, including foorball, bas20 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > ATIAWAY LUTES

kcrbaJl and basebalL "Everybody was very much a part of i t. No one tried to do rheir own rh ing; ir was a ream effort." "We j usr ran togerher and made rhe play," added Kelderman. 'There were no real srars. Marv gave us grear direcrion and we followed it." That arrirude is whar ried rhe team for rhe championship riele thar year and even rhough rhey lost rhe final game to ger to nariona[s - it served as rhe launch­ ll1g pad for rhe besc series of baskerball teams 111 PLU h istory from 1955-1 964. The players remember rhe exci rement of rhe crowds filling rhe srands i n Memoria[ Gym and band playing "When rhe Saints Go Marching [ n" as rhey enrered the C O U rt. "[r gOt us fired up," Hoover said. The rcam won another championshi p i n 1 95 6 at�d rhen went three srraighr

years, 1 957, 1 958 and 1 959, wirhour [os­ ing a game in league play an d took four rrips to narionals. "The success was much grearer than anyone anticipared," said Nordquisr, who recired from teaching h istory ar PLU i n May. " [ rhink we played exceedi ngly well as a ream and rhar's why we won." B ur, for Nordquisr, ir isn'r rhe ream's wins rhar i mpress him mosr, bur rarher how rhe players' success cominued in life - a resrament to rhe ideals of PLU. The ream includes four Ph. D.s, five college professors, twO Lurheran pastors, one universicy ad minisrraror, rhree h igh school reachers and one of rhe rhree first Americans [0 climb Me. Everest. "Whar srrikes me now is how well everyone turned out academically and professionally," Nordquisr said. I3)J Nisha Ajllldlli Wade '02


Hacker's coaching success lands her in

NAIA Hall of Fame he most successfu l women's socce r coach in the history of the N a t i o nal Association of

I mercnl l egiatc A t h l e t i c s was inducted

i mo rhe NAtA Ha ll of Fam e in November. Col leen H acker was i n ducted d u ri n g

rhe o p e n i n g b a n q u c r o f rhe NAJA

Wo men's Soccer Na r i o na l

C h a m p i o n s h i p s i n Olar he, Kan . Hacker had coached fi e l d h o c k e y

S l ll ce arr ivi n g ar PLU in 1 9 79 b u r became rhe head soccer coach rwo years l a ll: r when PLU d ro p p e d rhar s po r r and

made socc e r a va rs i r y s p orr. S h e had

never p l ayed or c o a ch ed s occer She s t aye d wirh rhe ream fo r

be fo re , 15 years,

d u r i n g wh ich rhe Lu res com p i l e d a 2335 9- 1 8 w i n -loss-ri

reco rd , won

rhe

Nor chwesr Confere n ce ti tle 10 ti mes, cla i m ed five s r ra i g h r

f\JA D i s tr ic r 1

a n d NAIA We s t Region crowns, and

p l ayed fo r rhe NAIf\ n a r i o n al c hamp i ­

C o l l e n H a c k er

won rhe n ;] rio l1<11 title i n 1 988, 1 989

Year five ri mes, rhe NAJA D i s tr i c r 1

o n s h i p five consecu tive yea rs . T h e Lures a n d 199 1 , a n d fi n i s h ed as the r u n n er­ u p i n 1 9 90 and 1 9 92.

H e r wi ll

COLaI

remains to r h is day r h e

NAtA record, and her .78 1 w i n n i n g per­

cem;lge i s c u rrc n t ly sixth all-rime. She

was named the conference C o ach of r h e

C o ach of rhe Year seven r i m es, i s

r i me

a

Hacker j oi n e d rhe co ac h i ng s ta ff of r h e U , S .

fo u r­

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NAJA/NSCAA We.sr Region Co ac h

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as rh e ream's sport psyc h ologi s t, She

of the Year a n d fo u r ri mes was named rhe NAJA/NSCAA N a r io n al Coach of

is also an ass i s t a n t dean in the Sc hool

the Year. She was i n d u cred i n ro rhe

of Ph)/sical Educa r i o n . [ill

PLU A rh l e ri c Hall o f Fame this year.

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UnlVershy paSTOrs shared memoroes 81 1h& UniverSity Cong regallOn Reunion Lunch From left Nancy Conn or 1199�

ptesent), John Larsgaard '44 1 1 958,69), DenniS Sepper 1 1995-p'�sonI1. Ron Tellefson 11977-88). Ron V'gnec 11980 85), Marlin Wells 1 1 986-93), Susal1 allehl 1 1986 93), Dun Ellen der '62 1 1 988-94). Joanna Robinson ( 1 994-951. Don CHnlon 1 1 994-95 1

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A l u m n i Recogn iti on Award Nomi nations Awards a re given each year c o a l U I11 n i ,

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stud ems fo r outsta n d i n g

a c h i l'vCl11 Cl1CS and years o f service.

Nominations must include supporting letters and be returned to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations by Feb. 1 , 2006. Here a re rhe categories: Distinguished Alumnus Award

Through years of dedicarion and service, this a l u m n u s has a c h i eved professional or v()GHi()n�1 d isci nctioTl.

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found old friends through the online community. Users are able co c h a n ge con tact i n form ation and mal' choose whether co make it pub lic. Users also can choose a u n iq ue per­ manenr e-mail address ending i n @alunmi@plu.edu. When a n alum uses h is or her new permanenr e-mail address, PLU's communitl' fo rwards all mail di recdl' co their regular accounr. It's a convenient way for alumni co show thei l' Lute Pride and has even been used on business cards. Other features in cl ude a career-men­ toring cen re r that allows al u m n i to make themselves available as experts in a chosen field. I t is an online version of LuteLin k , which tries co connect alulll­ ni to s tudems looking for career advice or information. A ye llow pages section is also avail­ able, allowi ng Lutes to find alumni­ owned busi nesses and services. You can join the growing number of registered al umni today by going co www. plttdumniorg and clicking on the "New User" b utcon u nder Join the Click.

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More people than ever using alumni online community ince its debut i n J ull' 2003, the online com m u n i cy has grown steadill', and now registe rs abo u t 50 new members every monrh. There are more than 3,500 alumni regisrered and using rhe services. The Office of Alumni and Parenr Relations hopes co register 1 00 users per monrh by May. Access co the com m u n i cy requi res a vali dation n u m ber, which can be found above your name on the label of this Scene. It is also avai lable by conracting the al umni office via email at alumni­ community (dlplu. edu.

The online commun ity has many free featu res, including a database with 33,000 al u m n i n a mes. M �my users have

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Denver alumni spend

and rhe Lurecasr rca m , rhose garhered

Homecoming together

Honolulu

bal l game being played hal fway across

Boise, I d a h o

rhe cou mry.

l u m ni from r h e Denver ;uea c e l e b rared h o m e co m i ng [Oge ther and even ane n d ed rhe ga me, virtually - ar a Connecrion COt lncil evem. A l l De nver-area Lu res wirh an e­ mai l a d d ress o n file received an invi ra­ rion [0 arrend a "Homesray i n g " parry and barbecue ar r h e home of Jessica

'00

Easr Coasr

were able [0 l i s ren [0 rhe PL U - U PS foor­

by 'Homestaying'

and G re g

Denver

wonders of modern Web rech no logy

Picken. Thanks ro r h e

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Twi n C i r ies, M i n n .

Con necrion Cou ncils are b e i n g fo rmed across rhe cou mry. lfyou are

B i l l i ngs, Kal i s p e l l o r Missou la,

imeresred i n beco m i n g a

Bend, Euge n e, Salem o r

member of a

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ream in o ne o f r h e areas l i sred b e l ow, pl ease comacr rhe O ffice of Alumni and

Searrie o r Tacoma

Parenr Relarions:

Evererr or Me. Vernon, \Vas h .

A ncho rage

Spokane,

Los Angeles or San Francisco

Members 01 the class 01 1957, Irom left, Donna (Miller) Lewis, Marilyn (Hefty) Kall, Carolyn (Hoogner) Hillis, Lorraine (Schmick) Beard.mphl, Jan Wigen, and Helen fJordanger) Nordquist, rece ntly gathered in Seanls 10 celebrate their 70th birthdays. Friends since their fresh­

Yak ima, Wenarchee o r

Tri-C i ries,

Wash. �

While driving through the Setesdal Valley in southern Norway Sandra fKjerslad '67) Bauer and a friend

man year at PLU, they have made a tradition of celebrat­

stopped at a linle white churCh in the town o f Valle. To

ing birthdays every

their amazement, they found a large stone monument

10 years with

trips to the Oregon

Coast. Hawaii and Whibey Island.

Mom.

dedicated to PLU founder Bjug Harstad. His epitaph read, "The word alone, faith alone, grace alone."

PLU friends recently gathered i n Billings, Mont. for the

liia Karlen '87, wile of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen '87, acclaimed choreographer Willy Tsao '77 and MaryAnn

(Slenehjem) Degn '76. Front row, from lelt are Ed Haymaker '75, Kalhy Roney 75, Slacy Kiyasu '75, Janice Hamley, Jill

Anderson met with other alumni at a reception honoring

wedding of the Sara Degn, daughter 01 Mike '76 and Jill

Degn, back row J i m Yockim 75, Mike Degn, and Greg Hamley '75 . Not pictured but also attending was SCOII Slenehjem '82.

Tsao alter his Kennedy Center dobut

in

October. Tsao is

the founder of three influential ChInese modern dance companies_

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PLU crew star takes his love of rowing all the way to world championships LU crew standout Bjorn Larsen '03 had competed at many levels, but gerring co the world championships i n J apan ];]5C su mmer puc him in a whole new echelon. "You're racing guys who had raced i n t h e Olympics," Larsen said. "There were good crews all around . It was fun co l i ne up next to guys that you had seen in racing videos and always chought were fast. And now, you're close co che same speed." Rowing lighcweight men's double sculls, he and his ceammate, Mike Altman, placed fourth in che B final for a lOch place finish overall in che 2005 FISA World Rowing Champions hips. Geccing co that point cook a lor of hard work and dedication. Larsen, who grew up in Lake Stevens, Wash., discov­ ered rowing by following his besc friend and freshman year rool11mate Jed Stoken '04 to a crew i n ten�sc meeting. He started out on thc novice tcam, joining the men's varsity ceam his sophomore year. With a core group of rowns scicking around all fou r years, che ceam began winning competitions - placing first in the men's ughcweigh .r 4+ ac the Paciflc Coast Rowing Championships and first in the petite final in the open 4+ ac the Pacific-tO Rowing Championships Larsen's junior year. The nexc year, Larsen's team won thc gold medal in the lightweight men's 4+ race at the 2002 Dad Vail Regacta. "\X/e were all focused on the same goal," said Larsen, who was varsity cap­ tain his senior year. "It was a great end­ ing for our careers." Even though his PLU crew career was endi ng, Larsen knew he wanted to keep rowing and ;tttended a l ighcweight sum­ mer camp in 2002 at the Pen n Athletic Club, where he gained confidence before returning to PLU in the fall to fi nish h is degrees. Buying a si ngle scull, Larsen, who earned degrees in math and Norwegian and a coach ing m i nor, spent the year practicing, coac h i ng the men's novice team and helping out with the men's and women's varsity teams. After graduation, Larsen headed back

co the East coast. "I drove to Penn sylvania without a plan," he said. "I had my boat on cop of my truck and my truck full of about t h ree q uarters of what I owned." Camping OUt on a friend's floor, Larsen spent that summer back at the Pen n Athletic Club summer camp. While there, Larsen and his teammates com­ peted at the U.S. Nationals, winn i ng five gold medals and one si lver medal. "It was a very excicing summer because we were going pretty fast compared to other pre-elites," Larsen said. (Elites are those who are i n che upper levels of rowing.) That fall, Larsen joi ned the Penn Athletic Club and concentrated 011 get­ ting even faster and stronger. " It's :t lot more intense," he said. "You're rowing a lot more miles chan you ever had be fore." He placed first in boch 2004 and 2005 at the Main Line Slide Erg Competition on the rowing machine and finished sev­ enth at the C.RAS.H.-B. Wo rld Indoor Rowing Championsh ips in 2004 and fo urth in 2005. Finally, after missing the U.S. national team for men's s i ngle sculls in 2004, Larsen qual ified with Altman in 2005. After spending the summer training at the Princeron Train i ng Center they headed for the world championshl ps. Larsen, who is hoping to return to the world championships next year and is training for the 2008 Olympics, credits his success a s a rower to his teammates, both at the Penn Athletic Club and at PLU, and his supportive family and girl friend. Larsen, who is J. pension ad ministrator at Electronic Data Syscems in Cherry Hill, N.J., enjoys the intensity of the sport and the camaraderie wi th his teammates. "When you have guys around to keep you excited, it's a lot of fu n." He added that the crew teams at PLU, both men's and women's, were like fami­ ly - hanging out boch on and off the water. "Everyone was good fr iends," Larsen said. "We had fun and, in the end, thar's what YOLl want to do."

Larsen started his crew c a reer a t PLU.

((You )re racing gu�'Ys that had raced in the Olympics. There were good crews all around. It was fun to line up next to guys who you had seen in racing videos and always thought were fast. And now) you )re close to the same speed. " - Bjorn Larsen )03

By Nisha A; mani Wade '02

ALUMNI PROFILES > PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 29


The common g ood G r a d u ate h e l p s i n d i vi d u a ls

ale N i e n ow learned about how people with d i ffe ren t bac k 足 gro u n d s and goals can learn co

H e is executive d i rector fo r the C e n te r fo r Ethica l Leaders h i p i n Seattle, where he h e l p s co m m u n i ties d ivided by d i ffer足

a n d c o m m u n ities d ef i n e th e i r

l ive cogether when he was a grad uate

e n ces come cogether to create a s hared

st udent and hall d i reccor a t PLU, hel p 足

fu ture.

va l u e s a n d future

i ng a d iverse g r o u p of s t u d e n ts get along and fi nd their s i m ilarities. "! got co s t retch and I learned so

their com m u n i ties and d i scove ring that

much abo u t how co create healthy

a l i fe of meaning is m o re i m portant

learning com mun ities," said Nienow

than a l i fe of material accu m u lation, "

who earned his master's in edu cation i n

N i enow said. " I n higher ed u ca t i o n , I was

1 979 and serves on the A l u m n i Board .

work i n g with stude n ts who planne d co

After wo rking fo r more than a

go O u t in the world and do these grea t

decade i n student l i fe at U n iversity of

thi ngs. Eventual l}' I j u s t knew I wanted

Southern Cal i fo rn i a and Seattle

co do that coo."

U n ive rsity, Nienow's quest fo r social

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" T here's something that j us t takes hold when you see people e ngaged i n

The non p rofit Center fo r E t hical

j us tice p u l led h i m i n to co m m u n i ty

Leaders h i p helps ind ividu als, co m mu n i 足

service.

ties and orga n i z:1.tions defi n e t h e i r core


continu.ed values, then p u t those val u e s to work in service to " t h e c o m m o n good, " which

Th e Center also p rovides trai n i n g and

h e l p all c h i l d re n succeed in school.

c o ns u l ting fo r b u s i nesses, governmen t

And in New Mexico, Nie now said

the' ce n te r descri bes as a more j u s t,

His panics and Native Americans are

and n o n p rofi t organizations, and ocher

i n c l u s ive and s u s tainable society.

finally fi nding t h e i r s i m i l arities and

agencies. Many ti mes, fi n d i ng t h e i r val­

O n e fo cus is o n creat i n g w h at t h e

wo rking together after 400 years of liv­

ues means re alizing that more t h an one

c e n t e r cal ls "gracious sp ace," wh ich cre­

ing side by s i d e . Both co mmu n i t ies

ideal can ex ist.

ates opportu n i ties for deeper l is tening

h ave worked to i n c l u d e t h e i r langu age

and u nderstan d i ng, welcomes diversity

and c u l tu re i n t h e cu rricu l u m of the

nesses can be both p rofitable and good

and e ncou rages the creative poten tial of

s c h o o l they built tOgether to make the

stewards of earth ; it need n o t be a

d isagree m e n t or d iverse views .

h i s tO ry and traditions of each more

choice between making money and p ro­

O ne of the cen ter's goals is to u n der­ stand that leade rsh i p doesn't reside j u s t i n t h e typical u p -and-co m i n g comm u ­ nity leaders o r execu tives, b u t t h a t every member of a co m m u n i ty has the capac­ i ty to effect change by aligning actions with va lues. In 2002, the W.W. Kellogg

For ins tance, Nie now bcli.::ves busi­

meani ngful fo r t h e yo u t h and fu t u re

tecti ng the enviro n m e n t . And commu­

gene rations, N i enow said.

n ities can e m b race their traditions while being open to those from other

"They're weavi ng tOgether a whole d i f­

c u l t u res.

fe rent way of working together," he said.

"We need to t h i n k in new ways how to

Nienow said the Center takes care when go ing i n to commu n i ties, es pecial­

i n tegrate i m po rtant conce p ts," he said.

ly those stung by racial or ethnic di vi­

"A lot of the fu t u re depends OntO hold­

siveness, to s h ow respect and earn t h e i r

ing onto twO t r u t h s at t h e same time,

F o u ndatio n chose the Center fo r

trust. Ce n re r s taff members don't g o i n

rather t han ado p t i n g a si ngle tru t h to

E th ical Leaders h i p to h e l p create and

a s ex perts who w i l l t e l l resid ents what

conq u e r p e o p l e . We're tak i n g smal l

ma nage Kel logg Lea d e rsh i p fo r

s teps, b u t t h i s is powerful work that can

to do, but rat her ask them to s h are

C o m m u n i ty C h ange. The Kellogg

c h ange t h e wo rld." [ID

t h e i r stories, val u e their inp u t and help

Fo u n d ation has fo r more than five decades been at the fo refro n t of leader­ s h i p develo p m e n t programs narionally. The i n n ovative KLCe: p rogr'l lTI fo cuses

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on co m m u n i ties ra t h e r than i ndivid u­ als, seeking to d eve lop the leadership

we l l into the fu t u re. Last s u m m e r N i e now gOt to visit e i g h t KLCC com m u n ities, which i nc l u d e a small African American com­ m u n i ty in Mich igan, an i m m igran t co m m u n ity in Boston, a coal min ing co m m u n i ty i n A p palachia, a Latino American co m m u n ity in Bel l i n gham, Was h . N i e now describes it as the most

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a l umni c l ass notes Class Representative positions available:

aher graduating from PLC. From 1 958 to

Bethlehem Lutheran and was a volunteer

1 935, 1937, 1 938, 1 939, 1941 , 1 942, 1 943,

1974, she taught kindergarten and third

o n the P i e r c e County Long Term Care

a n d fisherman. J i m founded the S o uth

1944,1 946, 1 949, 1951 , 1 952,1954,1959,

grade on Vashon Island and in Olympia,

Ombudsman program.

East Athletic Association, presided over

1 960, 1 963, 1 965, 1 966, 1967, 1 972, 1 973,

Wash, S h e enjoyed singing, gardening,

1978, 1 991

fishing and baking and was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in

1 936 Class R e presentative - Volly ( N orbyl G ra n d e

1 938

II 1

Howard a n d Eugellia (Spellcer! Kvinsland c e lebrated their 65th wedding anniversary June 12 with a reception at the Silverdale Lutheran Church and a fam­

ily dinner hosted by their family. They were married June 15, 1 940, i n Longview, Wash. Until his retirement in 1 974, Howard was an administrator in the Central Kitsap School District, where Eugenia was a pri­ mary school teacher until her retirement in 1 972. Their children are Jon Kvinsland

Olympia for 40 years. Geraldine is survived by her daughters, I n g rid Fortunato, Linda Stenberg a n d Kristen Carr; six grandchil­ dren; and three great-grandchildren.

1 948 Class Representative - N o re n e (Skilbredl Gulhaugen

1949 Luther Watness died A ug . 1 5. Before coming to PLC, he joined the Navy to become an airman, mechanic and gun­ ner. Aher graduation, he attended the Luther Theological Seminary in SI. Paul,

Little L e a g u e c o a c h a n d an avid hunter

the a n n u a l Va l h a l l a Fishing D e rby,

1 953 Class Repres entatives - Naomi ( R o e l Nothstein a n d C a r o l Karwoski

1 954 John Osburn was identified as one of the best lawyers in Portland. Ore., i n The Portland Business J o u rnal's " B est of the Bar." H e was named co-winner i n the category of government law,

formed a n d m a n a g ed several investment g r o u ps, a n d was active in the D e m o c ratic Pa rty. H e i s survived by four of his sons, Ken, Steve, Dave a n d M i ke, a n d four g r a n d c h i l d re n .

1 96 1 C l a s s R e presentative - Ron Lerch

1 962 Class Representatives - Leo Eliason a n d

1955 Class R ep rese nta tiv e - Phyllis I G ra h n l Pejsa

Dixie ( L i k k e l l Matthias

1968 Class R epresentative - Michael M c K e a n

and Nancy (Kvinsland '661 Roesch. They

d e g ree. Luther went on to serve parishes

Peter Luvaas died Aug. 12. A he r gra dua t­ ing from PLC, he served two years in the U.S. Army. He spent his career in the

also have six grandchildren a n d seven

for 33 years in D ee r Park, Wash.;

insuran c e i n d ustry, working for Liberty

great-gra ndchildren.

Portl a nd, Ore., Seattle; O k i nawa, J apan;

M utual a n d retiring from Sayer and

a n d Mountain Home, Idaho. H e retired

Toso/Mission Insurance. He lived i n Los

1 940

from the Army c ha p l a i n c y having

Angeles for the l a s t 22 years. His favorite

Class R e p resentative - Luella Toso

attained the rank of lieutenant colonel.

hobby was golf, but h e also enjoyed ten­

h e r master of arts d e g re e i n a d m i nistra­

H e i s survived by his wife of 58 years,

nis, bowling, crossword puzzles. and

tion a n d c u rr i c u l u m from G o nlaga

Johnson

1 94 2 Ole Hansen d i e d A u g . 1 7. H e was ordained by the O p e n B i b l e Standard

M inn., e a r n i n g a master of divinity

Isabel ( Ha rstad '46); his seven children, E r i c '70 , Kathleen '71, Rolf, David, Philip, Elizabeth a n d Andrea '86; 1 0 g r a n d c h i l ­ dren; a n d two great-gra n d children.

1 969 Class Representative - Rose (La n e s ) Steiner

Kristine Young d i e d J uly 25. S h e earned

b�ainteasers. H e is survived by his sons,

University. S h e retired from tne Bethel

Peter J r., M ark a n d Matthew; d a u ghters,

S c hool District aher 30 ye ars a s an e l e ­

Cynthia S e l lers a n d Lisa Turner; and five

mentary s c hool teach er. S h e enjoyed

gra n d c h i l d re n .

d a n c i ng, m u sic, quilting, friends a n d her true g i h of painting. Kristin was a devot­

C h u rc h i n 1 954. H i s first pastoral call was

1 950

1956

e d m e m b e r o f Peace Lutheran Church in

to the Country C h a p e l in the M i d land,

Class Representative - E d n a ( H a g l u nd )

Class R e p resentative - G i nny ( G rahn)

c h urch council. She was also a member

Dorothy

Haugen a n d Clarene ( O sterii) Johnson

of the R e d Hat S o c iety. S h e is survrved

i s survived by his wife, Evelyn; sons G ary

1 95 1

No rita (Millerl Liebell married D u g a l d

and G o rdy; d a u g ht e r J ea n n e Glazebrook;

E. larrainne (Larry) Cummings Mann

Stewart M a y 1 4 at Christ Lutheran

died July 1 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., aher a long illness. She is survived

Church in Lakewood, Wash. Atte n d i n g t h e w e d d i n g w e r e h e r c h i ldren. Stephen

by her daughters, Elilabeth, Sue and Vickie; her sister, Marion (Cummings '53)

Liebe l t '82 and Cynthia (Liebelt '841 Naka. Norita is the widow of Paul Liebelt,

Liming a n d h e r husband John Liming '52; n i e c e s Anne Kristine Felbath '76 and Carolyn Beth Adams ' 8 1 , a n d M a rion's

former PLU math and computer science

Wash., area, and h e later b e c a m e the pioneer pastor of Bethany Open Bible C h u r c h i n Tacoma. H e retired in 1995. Ole

six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchil­ dren.

Ruth ( S i mon s 0111 Hendrickson died March 1 3. At 1 9, she began h e r teaching career in Parkland. S h e a n d h e r h u s b a nd raised their family in University P l a c e , w h e r e she t a u g ht fourth grade for 1 6 years. S h e e n j o y e d golf, travel, nature,

by her mother, M a rc i a Anderson; fiance

professor. D ug a ld is a retired petroleum distributor.

a n d J o hn's g r a n d c h i l d ren, c u rrent PLU students Carolyn a n d Nolan Adams.

Raymond Magnuson d i e d J uly 1 4. H e served i n the Army and w a s a credit

g a rd e n i n g , the Olympic Mountains, g o u r­ met cooking, the arts, reading a n d h e r

James Kerns d i e d July 19. H e served in

m a n a g e r, most recently for ORIX Leasing. H e i s survived by his wife, Mary (Biery)

family. S h e i s survived by h e r h u sband of

the U.S. Army, primarily in J a pan, where

54 years, J im ; d a u g hters Karen B u rns,

he married h i s first wife, the late Chiyo

Carol G i bson, R e b e c c a H a m m o n d and

Kerns, with whom he had three c h i l dren,

Diane Golle hon, sons Brian a n d Dave,

J a n et, H a rold a n d M i c h e l . J i m taught

a n d f o u r g r a n d c h ildren.

Janis '78; and six g r a n d c h i l d r e n .

'56, d a u g hters, Karen M a gnuson and

s c hool a n d c o a ched for 14 years in

1 945 Class R e presentative - A n n a b e l l e Birkestol

Pierce County and King County. He received h i s ma ster's d e g re e from Western Washington U n iversity i n 1968. I n 1 972, h e started a 20-year career with the State of Washington as a c a s ework­

1947 Class R e prese ntative - G erald Lider

Geraldine (Olson) Stenberg d i e d July 8. She married Roger Stenberg '49 shortly

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Puyallup, where s h e served on the

er for the D e p artment of S o c i a l a n d H ealth S e rvices. I n 1 977, he married his

Stephen Parent; d a u g h ter, Lynette Young; a n d grandson, Bry c e .

1 970 Class R e p re s e ntative - Lois (Wehmannl

LaCuran

Roger Hansen was appointed district de puty to the grand master of M a sons in Alaska a n d i s the Alaska representative to Masons in Wa s h i ngton. He reti re d in June from the M u nicipa lity o f Anchorage E n g i n eering D e partment aher almost 31 years.

1971 Class Re presentative - Joseph Hustad J r.

1 957 Class R e prese ntative - M a rilyn K a tz

958

Thomas Gumprecht had an essay pub· l i s h e d i n the Seattle Post-Intellig e n c e r J u l y 25 entitled " A S u rg e o n's V i e w of the Ameri c a n Ethic." Tom is a surgeon in

Class R e presentative - Don Cornell

otolaryngology.

wife o f 28 years, Patricia. J i m was a c tive in the Y M CA I n d i a n G u i d es, Cub Scouts,

James Sandholm died Aug. 6. H e was

David Halstead was promoted Irom

c o a c h i n g s c hool sports and youth a n d

with the Tacoma Fire D e partment for

d i rector of h u m a n resources to assistant

adul t recreation te am s . H e was a c tive in

more than 30 years. H e was a pilot, a

s u p e rintendent

PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

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Centennial School


District in Portland, Ore. He was also

Michele's business is c u rrently head­

elected president 01 the O regon School

aHiliate; K D N G-TV, an i n d e p e ndent; and

Program a t Antio c h U ni ve r sity - Seattle.

quanered i n College Park, Md. Surviving

NonhWest Cable News. Ray has served

H i s locus was on l ea d e rship a n d organi­

01

Personnel Association. H e is in his lifth

her are Bruce; her son Ray, 16; and her

as the president and general manager

year in the Cente nnial district after 30

brother Gary Raymond '69. Bruce con­

K N B C-TV in Los Angeles a n d exe cutive

years in Washington sc hools.

tinues to run M i c h e l e's business a s well

w ith McCaw Ce ll u l ar/AT &T wireless, he

vice president of sales lor all of NB C's

now serves as vice president of linance

as maintain his lull-time job as market­

owned a n d operated stations.

a n d business development for start-up

ing m a n a g e r lor the Association

Paul Armin Reitz died J ul y 23. He

Clinical Research Prolessionals in

received a doctorate i n music Irom the University

01 Washi ngton

01

and served a s

Alexandria, Va.

Telecom Transpon Man agement i n

Lianne Halvorson died from comp l i c a ti on s

01 dia betes

music director a n d organist l o r B a llard

Sept. 26. She graduated with a

degree i n elementary education and

First Lutheran a n d SI. J o seph's and St.

Bruce Bessler died May 1 5. He earned

taught lor many years in Montana. She

Alphonsus parishes in Seattle. He taught

h i s m aster's degree i n g u i d a n c e c o u n ­

was known for her energy, creativity and

at the St. Alphonsus School, County Day

seling a n d taught l o r live years at

love of children. Lianne's faith in God

a n d Kenney High School prior to being

Concrete a n d Dmak (Wash.) High

eased her burden during her illness. She

disa bled i n 2000. While at St. Alphonsus,

S c h o ols. He staned working lor

is survived by her mother, Alice, and sib­

01

he oversaw the design and installation

S a leway in high school and worked his way up, managing stores in Alaska and

the Fritz- R i c h a rd organ.

lings Gfen '70, Lynene

'71, Holly (Seifert )

'13, Gina and Kirby, who attended PLU .

Chelan, Wash. In 1 98 1 , B r u c e m ar ried Cheryl (Jon es) Adams. He was active in

1972

N o nh s h ore Bible Church, was a mem­

Johanna (Schwich) Marquardt was

ber

hired a s the new program coordinator lor the A u d u bon Society's Barn B e a c h

01 Family

Cheryl; his d a u g hter A n d rea (Scan)

1 985 to 2002, J od y taught biology in

Lackie; three g ra n d c h ildren; parents,

Emporia, Kan., where she was named her school distric t's Master Teacher a n d Kansas State So ft ba ll C o a c h of t h e Year in 200 1 . She was the Kansas re ci pi e nt

01

the Outstanding Biology Tea c her Award

01

Lions and lau n d e r

(Lee) Phillips

Clark Mclean anended the seventh World Symposium on Choral M u s i c i n

0 1 line

Class R e p resentatives - Leigh Erie and

lyst at the U niversity of New Mexico in A l b u q u e rque.

Biology

Grace and Derwood Bessler; brother

Kevin '78; twin brother Brian '74 and his

wile B i l l ie (Vernon '78); and his sister, Renee Keogh.

Stephen Chestnut. superinte n d e nt 01 the

1982

Moses Lake (Wash.) S c hool District, has

Kathy Torvik received her master's degree

been elected pres id ent

01 the

Washington Association o f School Administrators for 2005-2006.

an educational cross-cultural a n therapy practicum and Spanish immersion. She is c urrently seeking work i n her field.

live days in

Wenatchee, Wash.

Katmandu, Nepal, after a

Art Thiel, recently named S eattle'S

] 973

lavorite columnist in an Evening

Michael Willis left Kennedy H i g h School

Magazine poll, is heard every Friday on

college c o u n seling at

KPLU. He talks spans with KPLU news

reponer Steve Krueger.

2004. D aughter Katie is a s e n i o r a t the

a n d s o n J are n is a

Tracy Tonen is the new president 01

level. She plans a return trip i n the spring

01 2006. Su sa n is registered

nurse in the

intensive c a re unit at Capital Medical Center in Olympia and lives with her fami­

list

It is one

01 warehouses in the U nited States. 01 the largest privately held

steel compani es i n Southern California.

linda (Stone) Menler retired this year

ly i n Centralia, Wash.

Paul Collard received the Thomas Cross Service Award from the Washington OHicials Association for the 2005-2006 school year. This award is the most rec­ ognized honor an o Hi c i a l in any span receives and recognizes individuals who exemplify the ultimate service to the asso­

ciation. Paul lives in Kirkland and has ref­ ereed high school football for 18 years, i n c lu d in g three state c hampionship

games and college lootball for t he past five years. His daughter, Erika, is a student at Ponland State University and his son,

1 979

D a n , is a junior at Mt. Si High School.

Class R epresentative - David a n d Teresa

1 976

Eatonville, Glenoma and R a ndle, Wash.

Himalayas and a stay at the Mount

distributor, which has made the Top 1 00

College in Washington.

after more than 30 y ea r s of tea c h ing

hike deep

through the

Totten Tubes, a steel tubing and pipe

Ireshman at Green River Community

kinderganen through third grade in

nearly two-week

Everest base camp, 1 8,200 feet above sea

Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma. His son

Kellen graduated Irom PLU in December

in Ponland, Ore., in 2003. Last summer she

Susan (Wark) Amondson spe nt

after 14 years as associate dean. H e is

in an therapy from Marylhurst UniverSity was in Arequipa, Peru, lor five wee ks lor

1 975

01 Arizona

1981 Class Representatives - D e a n a n d Susan

Joan (Nelson) Mattich

Class Representative - E d Voie

University

S c hool in Redmond, Wash.

choral ensembles. He is a systems ana­

Teachers i n 2002. She a n d h e r h u s b a n d ,

01

t h e board o f trustees o f T h e B e a r Creek

Kyoto, J apan, hearing a number

1 977

the R e v . C l a r e n c e (Mick), l i v e in East

now the d i rector

Seattle. H e also serves a s president o f

galling a n d lishing. S u rviving him are

Reserve i n Leavenwonh, Wash. From

Irom the National Association

0 1 the

Fest. His ho bbies included gardening,

zational culture. After a 20 -year career

1 983

( H a usken) S h a rkey

Class Representative - G a ry Powell

Class Representative - Dave Olson

Teddy Breeze

1 974 Class Representative - Dave J ohnson

Robert Moluf i s a data architect lor

was the

Medtronic, I nc., the world's la rgest man­

women's l i g ht­

ufacturer

01

medical devices. H e is

weight wi n ne r

developing the global data model for the

a n d the overall

Michele

company's customer relationship man­

women's c h a m ­

(Raymond)

agement initiative.

p i o n a t the 2005

Popko di ed April Carol (Peterson)

In Silver Spring,

Boyer was one

01 c a n cer.

of 39 teac hers

After graduation

who received

from PLU in both

Tea c h er Award

drama, she went to work lor Vista Voluteers a s a legal aide representing the poor in th e San Francisco B a y area. Bruce, i n Las Vegas, where she was the editor 0 1 the business section

01 the

Las

Vegas S u n . Her interest in the legal aspects

01

Bodybuilding C h ampionships, wi n n i ng the coveted Exc alibur Sword. She staned

training a n d c ompeting at age 47. She lives in Spokane.

the 2004 D i sn ey

journalism and

She met and ma rried her h u s b and,

David Campbell died in his beloved Mae

lor creativity in

Hong Song, T h a i l a n d , o n July 1 5 from

tea c h ing. S h e

complications brought on by cancer a n d

parks a n d trails and athletic programs "too numerous to count."

traveled t o

t h e eHects of c h emotherapy.

1 984 Class R e presentative - Mark

C h ristoHerson

Brian Laubach is the co-principal at Lakes High Sch ool in Lakewood, Wash. He has been a tea c h e r o r assistant prin­ c i pal at Lakes since 1 993.

Anaheim, Calif., and Orlando, F l a . , to receive the award and panicipate in extended prolessional development.

1 980

1 985

Class R epresentative - Phil Wal d n e r

Class Representatives - Janet (Dl den) Regge a n d Carolyn Stelling

recycling led her to stan her

own publishing business, Raymond

Pierce County Parks and Recreation Depanment, after 21 years of managing

Empire Classic

29 at her home

Md.,

Jan Wolcon retired as director of the

Ray Heacox is the new president and

01 three Seattle-area

Communications, which repons o n both

general m a n ag e r

national and international recycling laws.

television stations: K I N G -TV, the N B C

Kurt Maass gra d ua t e d i n J une with a master of arts in whole systems design

Jean (Ladderud) Coy and her lamily

Irom the Organization Systems Renewal

returned from a year i n Carlisle, Penn ..

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where J e an's h u s b a n d R o b studied at the

Ross Warner has b e e n a p pointed to the

Helen (Marshall) Stemborski i s a

Larry Erickson is the academic quality

Army War College. While there, Rob was

board of d i rectors of G e neral Steel

promoted to colonel. They enjoyed sight­

Holdings, Inc .. a leading manufacturer of high quality hot-rolled s h e ets primarily for use in tractors, agricultural vehicles

children's case manager at Stillwater Therapeutic Services in Kalispell, Mont.

improvement coordinator at Metropolitan State University in SI. Paul, Minn. I n this

seeing and life on an army post for a year. They are now back to civilian life in Renton, Wash.

and o th e r specialty vehicles. Ross has 13 years i n m a n a ge m e nt, tra i n i n g a n d con­

Roberta Holl m arried Stephen M a d eyski in Octoo e r 2004. She received her master

s u lting experi e n c e both in China and the U n ited States.

Gary G i l l i s married Allison Ahearn J u ly 9 in the Abbey C h a p e l at Mount Holyoke i n South H a d ley, M a s s . G a ry i s an assistant professor of bio logy at M o u nt Holyoke,

ty's Academic Duality Improvement Program and provides support i n i m ple­ menting and managing the ADIP activities.

and Allison is the associate editor of

of s c i e n c e in n u r s i n g d e g ree i n May 2003 intensive c a re unit at U n iversity of New

Nancy (Shryockl Holl is director of client services at Moeller Design & Development.

Mexico C h i l d ren's H o s p ital

She was recently recognized for 1 5 years

a n d is a registered n u rse in the newborn

n ewly created position, he provides lead­ ership for and coordination of the u n iversi­

Hartford M a g a z i n e a n d o f Legends

Scol Sageser is m a n a g i n g director at

Magazine, p u b li c ations of M a rketing

Investors Capital Corporation i n Poulsbo,

Resource Consu ltants.

Wash. H e became a c h a rtered f i n a n c i a l engineer in N o v e m b e r 2004.

of service.

1 99 2

1988

Class R e presentative - D a rcy ( P ateel

Slefan DamSlrom is a product m a n a g e r

Class R e presentative - Stacey (Kindred I

An drews

at M i c rosoft in R e d m o n d , Wash.

Hesterly

Class Representative - Brenda Ray

Neil Kelleher received the 2004 Sleven Dardis was in the first class of 19

1989

Rachel (Daack) Bark moved to Florida and bought a home. She assists at her

outset of their independent research careers. Fifty-eight researchers were honored in a c ere m o n y presided over by

Sam Cook was the assistant upper school principal at Brent International School Manila in the Philippines during the past year. I n A ugu s t, he moved into his first principal position at Brent International School in Pa s i g City, Manila. The school h a s 1 80 s tu de nts

John H. Marburger I I I , s c i e n c e advisor to

from k i n d ergarten through eighth grade.

children's school, loves the sunny life of

the president a n d directo r of the White

The school's Web site i s wI'vw.brent·

Florida and would love to hear from any

House Office of S c i e n c e and Technology

manila. edu.ph.

1 986

people who earned degrees as clinical doctors of a c u p u ncture and Oriental med­ i c i n e in the U n ited States. He received his

Presidential Early Career Award for

Class Representative - Lisa (H ussy) Ferraro

degree from the Oregon College of

Oriental Medicine in Portland, are.

1987 Class R e p resentative - D a rren Hamby

o l d c l a ssmates.

S c ientists and E n g i n eers, the nation's

h i g hest honor for p r o f e s s ional s at the

Policy. Neil has established a first-class research program i n proteomics, the

Bonnie Block

study of the full set of proteins encoded

married Frank

by an org a nism's D NA.

Their potential knows no limit. Their tuition does.

Howarth I I I M a rc h 27, 2004, in Portland, O re.

Leigh Ann Evanson i s director of Chemonic I nternational. She continues to

Alumni i n anen­

work i n international h e alth, foc using on

d a n c e were

H I V/A I D S . H e r rec e n t promotion is to h e a d a u n i t that provides U . S , based sup­ p o rt for a health project in M a d a g a s c ar.

Heidi Sch i l l i ng , Jodi (Lewison) Swigart, Sean Wallace and D a n Lewis. B o n n i e works as a hospital pharmacist,

Monica Reisch recently relocated to San Antonio, Texas, where she works at Harcourt Assessment as a senior financial analyst supporting their operations group. Janae Hodge e a rn e d her master's in edu­ cation from Western Washington U n iversity in A u g ust. I n September, she began her 1 4th year teaching S p a n i s h . She lives in B e l l i n g ham, W a s h . , where she teaches at Sehome High School.

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34 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > ALU MNI CLASS NOTES

Catherine (Overlandl H a u c k

Jenniler (Oyer) Dielrich i s a fellow in the division of pediatric a n d a d ol e s c e nt gynecology at the University of Louisville S c h ool of M e d i c i n e in Louisville, Ky. Her husband, Craig, IS a medical researcher.

David Benson a n d his wife, J e nny, moved b a c k to Mount Vernon, Wash., from O kinawa, J a p a n . David i s a fa mily O a k Ha rbor, Wash. J e n ny i s a family

ried Manhew

phys i c i a n at North Cascades Family

Williams April 2

M e d i c ine in Mount Vernon.

in Se a n l e. Daniel Erlander '62 was

Ind epe nd e n t 529 Pion

the officiant, and other pa rtici ·

you.

on the \Veb ,It

1 994 Class Representative - Da n Lysne and

phys i c i a n at the U . S . Naval Hospital in

Karen Koll mar­

to assure a tlrst-c1ass educa t i o n fo r your c h i ld o r grandcbiJJ-anJ a lot less worry

and Frank i s an a r c h itect.

pants in the wedding includ­ ed Bill and

Gforia (Reinertson) Koll '63, Rob Kall '96, Melissa (Davis '98) Ko lI, Kathy (KolI '71 ) Bangsund, Chris Koll '76, a n d Anna McLeod '05. Karen and M a nhew live in London, England, where Karen earned a

Slacia Gaslon i s the ol·v ner of bac k2back design studio, a full-service graphic stu­ dio located in Gig Harbor, Wash. Through a new pannership with Trinity Media, the company has added Web d e s i g n a n d vi deo production t o i t s portfolio of c r e ­ a t i v e serv i c e s . Conta c t S t a c i a at back2back@centurvtel.net or g o to www.back2backdesign.com

Tala McCormick works for Pran &

master's degree in English literature from

Whitn ey's Bellevue operations,

King's College London.

Pulsedyne, a United Tec h nologies com-


a n d c o m m u n i c a tions efforts that corre­

Ce l i a Kohler, Lewissa Swanson '98. and Sarah Roemer '98. Sarah is an ac c o u n t

spond with the development of new

ma nager in e m p l oyer benefits at Parker

p r o d u cts based 011 pulse detonation

Smith a n d Feek. Edwin is a n e l e c trical

pany. He is responsible for the marketing

t e c h n ology. Tofa earned his MBA in mar­

engineer at Sparling in S e a nle. They live

keting a l o n g with two graduate certifi­

i n Kirkland. Wash.

c a tes. Tofa previously worked for Sa feworks, an international m a n u factur­

j

e r o s u s p e n d ed scaffolding.

1 998 Class Representative - Shannon ( H eriockerJ Stewart

1995 Class Representatives - Krista S i c k e rt ­ B ush and Step h a n i e Page-Lester

Sarah Graham has been a ppointed to a tenure track position as assistant profes­ sor in Monmouth Colleg e's music d e p a rt­ ment. She will also serve a s the c o l l e ge's

U n iversity of Notre Dame i n May with a

director of choral ac tivities.

P h . D in theology. H i s wife, Rikka

( Petersen)' was promoted to director of Group, I n c . , in J a n u a ry.

Sarah Straks graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary i n Pasadena, Calif .. with a master of divinity degree and a master of science degree in marriage and

Marit and Doug Nierman and t h e i r

family therapy. She lives in Bluffton, Ohio.

daugh ter, Gwyneth, have m o v e d to Walla Walla, Wash., w h e r e Marit is a middle school literacy coach and D o u g i s an e n ologist lor a l o c a l winery.

Garren is a P.E. teacher and head bas­ ketball coach at Lakes High S c h o o l in Lakewood, and Betsy is a math t e a c h e r

Matt lseri rece ived his MBA from Seattle U n i v e rsity on J u n e 1 2. H e is a process

Rachel Peitsch received a master's degree in international business law from the Unive rsity of Sydn ey, Australia, i n

and b a s k e t b a l l c o a c h a t L i n c o l n H i g h School in Ta c o m a .

manag e r at Washington Mutual in

Marjie Sackett is the director of s p e c i a l

Seanle.

events at S t . Ma ry's Academy in

Andrew Finstuen has been working on his P h D . in American history at Boston College. Rec ently, he won a dissertation

Eric Stewart graduated from the

operations for her c o m p a ny, The H e a ly

residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

fellowship for his project, "Hearts of Darkness: Americ a n Protestants and the

Portland, Ore. She i s res p o n s i b l e for the most significant annual school fund-rais­ ers. H e r previous experience includes development duties at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Doctrine of Original Sin, 1 94 5 -1 965" through the Louisvi l l e Institute. H e was

Tim Lax graduated from the Oregon

also the featured speaker at Boston

H e alth and S c i e n c es Uni versity M e d i c a l

Coll ege's Boisi Center for Religion and

S c h o o l i n J u n e . He is a pediatric resident

American Public Life, an organization run

at M i a m i C h i l dren'S H o s p ital in Miam i.

by Alan Wolfe, the notable sociologist of religion. At the talk, Science and Theology News interviewed Andrew and subse­ q u ently pu blished online "Original Sin" Helps Americans to Cope With Crisis."

Therese (Affholterj Nation i s a certified rehabilitation registered nurse at St. J o s e p h Medical Center in Tacoma.

Cory Christian

2000

married Heather

Class Representative - Ashley Orr

Marie Gardner July 1 6 in Darby,

November 2004. A 2002 graduate o f t h e

Mark Briggs graduated in J u n e from t h e

University o f Oregon School o f Law and a

Sarah (RoremJ Hammersborg i s in the

University of C i n c i n nati w i t h a d o c t o r o f

member of the Washin gton State B a r

master's of divinity program at North Park Theolo g i c a l Seminary in C h i c a g o.

pharmacy degree. H e is a pharmac ist

Association, she i s n o w a c o n tracts advi­

with Walgreens i n the C i n c i n n ati area.

sor for an e n g i n eering firm in Sydney.

1 996

1 9 99

C l a s s Represe ntative - Mari iH osethl

Class R e p resentative - Karlene M i l e s

bicycling crash at an organized weekly race at Portland I O re . l lnternational

teach at the American I n te r n a t i o n al

Roa dway, a professi o n a l c a r racetrack.

School for two years. C o n c u rrently, Cisco

H e died doing what he deeply loved. H e

i s p u rsuing a master of e d u c a tion degree

w a s a l a b o ratory ana lyst f o r t h e c i ty of

online to teach physics. Watch their jour­

Portland. Charley is survived by his wife,

ney at

walkeradventures.blogspo/.com.

Candice (Ulam 'OOJ and his ba by daugh­ ter Anna; sister Margaret Griffith; his par­

Kevin Marousek is clerking for the O range County (Calif.) District Anorney.

1 9 97 Class R e p resentatives - Andrew and Stephanie ( M e ri e l To mli nson

ents, D a n a and Judith Christensen; and h i s grandparents, Arthur and L o u i s e Christensen a n d Jim and J e n n y Wells.

Peter Collins is the new athletic director

a teacher in the math department.

Wash. Amy

and purchasing their first home.

Friedrich, Shayna (Cusack) Hamilton, Jake Fournier, Nate Swanson, Jorguen Senon '02, Ryan

200 1 Class Representatives - Keith

Pelphrey '02. Brian Ruud '90, Caryn (CammockJ Ruud '90 and Kendra (RuudJ

Pranghofer and Linda ( H utsonJ Pyle

Miller '87 were in the wedding pari'/.

Heather (SpeigleJ Hutchinson m a rried

Many more Lutes were i n anend a n c e.

Keith Hutchinson on May 29. The wed-

I n M emorialn March

11

1969

O l e Hansen o n Aug. 1 7.

Kristine Marie Young on J uly 25.

1 9-17

1 9 74 M i c h el e (Raymond) Popka on April

Semin a ry and was the recipient of The

194'1

29.

Robert Goodlin Prize i n May.

Luther Watness on Aug. 1 5

B r u c e Bessler on May 1 5.

Angela O'Brien is a s p e c i a l events m a n ­

U n iversity. H e came from New Mexico

ager W i t h A u d i e n c e s Unlimited i n

Higiliands University, where h e trans­

Universal C i ty, Calif.

program into a

sport sciences d e p a rtment.

ing forward to moving to the D a l l a s area

Gerafdine (Olsoni Stenberg on July 8.

Troy Ehlke received a master of theology

ketb a l l c o a c h at Southern Oregon

ing as a n instructor in the exercise and

Airport in September. The couple is look­

in B e l levue,

1 96 -

Lynn Kennedy is the new women's bas­

Rocky M o u n t a i n Athletic Conference

Lutheran C h u r c h

William Blythe o n May 5.

d e g ree from P r i n c eton Theological

West Division c h a m pion, while a l s o serv­

position of station manager for Alaska

1 Cf-U

tion at the high school and district level.

II

Airlines at Dalla s/Fort Worth International

Rulh (Simonsonl Hendrickson on

woman the district has hired for that posi­

formed a NCAA Division

7, 2004, at Grace

Miller '01 A u g .

c o a c h i n g boys and g irls' soccer at the

for the North Kitsap School District and North Kltsap High School. She is the lirst

Price '01, Ka rl Satrum '01 and Cahti Unseth. Cory was also promoted to the

at Rogers H i g h School in Puyallup after school for six years. He also continues as

Trish Of son was named athletic directo r

ed Patrick Miller

ried G arrett

Betsy Ruud mar­

Charfes Christensen d i e d July 1 2 in a Christian "Cisco" Wafker and h i s wife,

wedding includ­

, '02, Matthew

Lysne and Jennifer R i c h es

H a nnah, moved to Cyprus in August to

Mont. Lutes anending the

Tyler Kechely and his wife, D a n i e lle,

1 95 1

1976

E . Larraine (La rryJ Cummings Mann

Lianne Halvorson o n Sept. 26.

on July 1 .

1 9 99

James Kerns on July 19.

Charles Christensen on Jufy

1955

2002

12.

Peter Luvaas o n Aug. 1 2.

Kristin Shay Paulson on July 1 0.

taken over marketing and p u b l i c relations

1 956

2003

for all Vafley Bank branches in the area.

Raymond M a g n u so n on July 14.

Andrew Morgan on June

moved to H e l e n a , Mont., where he has

1 9 59 Sarah Hefdefe m a rried Edwin Bactad

Karin Berglund graduated from the

May 14 at the Women's Unive rsity Club in

U n i v e rsity of Wisconsin M e d i c a l School

Seanle. Lutes in anenda n c e i n c luded

in May 2004. She is doing her pediatric

22.

J a m e s S a n d h o l m o n Aug. 6.

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35


d i n g party

ter that provides transitional housing for

was m a i d of honor. Other Lutes in the

Capella hosts an a n n u a l Fort Worden

included Melissa Regan, Marian Burkhalter and

lamilies in San Francisco.

wedding par.ty were Scan Shipp, Brant

Children's Choir Festival for a weekend

Watrous, Christie (Novak) Heany '04, Co l i n Dunn '04 and PLU student J i l l Rolf

each spring.

Emily Ellis. They live i n Bellevue, Wa sh., where

Sarah (McDougall) Smeller is a teacher in Puya l l u p, where s h e lives with her h u s b a n d Mart, who is a music educator i n Lakewood, Wash.

'06. J eremy i s a senior retail c o nsultant for FedEx K i n k o s in Puya l l u p . Kristen i s w o r k i n g on h e r m a s t e r of e d u c ation degree at the University o f Washington Ta c o m a .

Heather works a s a m a rketing manager f o r The A n n u i ty

Man Vancil was a c c e pted into the

Source, I n c . , a n d Keith is a massage

Ameri c a n Film Inslitute's g r a d u at e pro­

therapist at a c h i ro p ra c ti c office.

gram in screenwriting. He moved to Los

( Mesmer '00), who works through a temp agency.

received a master of divinity degree from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. H e is assigned to St. Mic hael's Orthodox Christian C h u r c h in Pueblo, Colo.

Kim Johnson married Travis Rothlisberger June " in Manson, Wash. Included in the wedd i n g party

o p e ra , "Ari a d n e auf Naxos." The o p e ra was performed at the U n i o n Aven u e

Marina Czekaj married Kjetil Storaker '03 in Bamble,

2003

Telemark,

Himmelman

Class R e p resentative - Elisabeth Pynn

Norway, o n J uly

2002

3, 2004. Kjetil's father, the Rev.

Class R e p resentatives - N i c h o l a s Gorne a n d Brian Riehs

Kjell Storaker, officiated. They honeymooned in Central Euro pe and held a reception in Tacoma

Kristin Shay Paulson died July 1 0 in a fall while hiking in the Franklin Mountains

for stateside family and friends on J uly 24, 2004. M a ri n a is a p r o d u ct manager at

near EI Paso, Texas, with her husband

the regional office o f Allstate I nsurance

Brian Paulson. Kristin joined the Army

Company in Bothell, Wash., where they

aher participating in the ROTC program at

b o ught their first home, and KJ works at

PLU and graduating m a g n a cum laude.

M i c rosoh.

Andrew Morgan d i e d J u n e 22, i n N e w York C i ty, alter a cycling a c cident. He was well rounded, with a PLU degree in business administration and a minor in jazz studies. While he was a student, he was a radio O J at KPLU. At the time of his death. h e was a m a n a g e r at B l u e R i b b o n M a r k e t i n N e w York. He traveled to most of the continental United States, western and eastern Europe, Central Asia, Mexico and South Ameri c a . He

once cycled f ro m S e a rtle to Austin,

were Leslie

(Johnson '04) Jaynes, Katie Sears, Tricia Degan, Michelle (Axley) Johnson and Chad Johnson.

sional o p e ra performance playing the p a rt of Brighella i n the R i c h a rd Strauss

O p e ra Theatre i n S t . Louis, M o .

Ange l e s in July with his wife, Camille

Brad Powell was ordained to the holy priesthood May 2 1 . On the same day, he

Joe Michels c o m pleted his first profes­

Texas, making many friends along the way. Andy was a n a c c o mpl i sh ed musi­

Jeremy Roll married Kristen Luddy '03 May ' ,

Jennie Bow married Forrest Griek '00 A u g .

2004, at Puya l l u p

1 4, 2004, at the

literature. He i s survived by his parents,

Eric Ruthlord earned a master o f s c i e n c e

Foursquare

Beecher House

Clayton a n d Cynthia Morgan; his sister,

d e g ree in p u b l i c policy a n d m a n a gement

Church. Marc Heany served as

in Peshastin,

Li llian, a n d his brother, Elliot.

Wash. Alumni in

the administration director a n d vice pres­

best man, a n d

the wedding

ident of R a p h a e l H o use, a homeless shel-

Ruth Swanson

par.ty included

from Carnegie Mellon U n iversity. He is

Heidi Ruud, Stacy Marshall, Ryan Reed, Aaron Kaipainen '99, Lance Thompson '99, Mike Houston '00, Aaron Miller '00, Michelle (Hanson) Miller '03 and Joseph Griek '05. J enni e is the g e ne ral manager

c i a n , cook, athlete, artist a nd a lover of

Paul Marquardt married Amber Mazeika Aug. 6 i n Pleasant Grove, Utah. Paul i s a graduate student in entomology at

Purdue, where Amber is finishing her bachelor'S degree in English.

Marc Kostic a n d Adele Anderson were married at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Po rt l and, O re.

at From the Bayou Restaurant in Parkland. Forrest is a history teacher at Todd Beamer High School.

Janice Kueffler married Nate Wiggins '01 April 9 at Sumner U n ited Methodist C h u r c h . The wedding par.ty included J ust i n LUn!, Rob White, Lisa Rehberger '00, Doug Moore '01, Jordan Mooring '01, Erik Mortensen '01, Patrick O'Neili '01. Andy Sears '01, Jamie (Winchell) Mooring '03, Lori (Hahn) George '04, a n d Heidi Lyman '04. J a n i c e i s a business development associate at Northwest Kinetics, a pharmaceuti c a l research c o m p a ny i n Tacoma, a n d Nate i s a b r a n c h m a n a g e r for Enterprise i n

Adele's cousin, the late Nicole Cunningham '00, was a n honorary brides­ maid. Ryan "Gus" Tootell '04 was a groomsman and Kelly (Shan ) Mullin served a s a candle lighter a n d scripture

reader. Alumni in artendance included Tim and Molly (Baugh) Rothlisberger Molly Banks, Sean Kennedy, Kristyn Smithers,

Jessica Locken, Gillian Hanson, a n d Rindi (Couts) Hartman. P L U physical e d u ­ c a t i o n professor D e b o rah Ta nnehill w a s also there. Marc works for B a n a n a Republic a n d A d e l e is a tea c her in the Tahoma S c hool District. They live in Maple Valley, Wash.

Auburn, Wash. They are b u i l d i n g a h o use

in Bonney Lake, Wash.

Stephanie Charbonneau runs Capella

36 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

Ryan Greco mar­ ried Kristin Hovekoner '02 J u ne

1

at the

Choirs Camp, a n aher-sc h o o l c h o ral pro­

S a n Fabiano

gram for c h i l d re n in kindergarten through

Estate i n

1 2th grade. The program provides exten­

Monteroni

sive vocal a n d theory instruction. In a d d i ­

d' Arbia in the

tion to m a i n-stage c o n c e rts e a c h year,

Tuscan foothills


of Italy. They live in North Bend/Coos

Missouri in Columbia. She was all­

Bay, Ore., where Ryan i s a forester with

American in softball l a s t spring at P L U .

the Oregon Department of Forestry a n d Kristin is a monitoring specialist with the Coos Watershed Association.

Andrea Wells received an N C A A post­ graduate scholarship.

Anna-Lena Thomas married David

Jackie Nuechterlein married Adam

R o m anowski M a r c h 18 in Stockholm, Sweden. H e r roommate, Janne Undheim, a n d classmate S i ri Rokke were i n atten­

Epperson '02

d a n c e . A n n a - Le n a is a c o m m u n i c a tions

J u l y 23 in

specialist with WorldDoc, I n c ., and David

Spokane, Wash.

i s an IT manager. They live in Las Vegas.

Lutes i n the wedding party

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2004

incl uded Rob White '02, Jared Moody '05,

Class Representative - Ta mmy Lynn

Kelsey Briggs '05, Katie Dickman '05,

Photos are w e l c om e , but o n ly o n e p h oto w i l l b e used, and on

Amy Zimmerman '05 a n d c u rrent students Nolan Soete and Aaron Fulmer. Jackie is

a s p a c e ava i l a b l e basis. Notes will b e e d ited fo r c o ntent.

Schaps

Bridget Roth m a r r i e d Joshua Baeth A u g . 1 3 a t Cedar S p ri n g s Pavi l i o n in Port Orchard, Wash. She is a writer and

a student a t the Gene J u a rez Acad emy, and Adam is a manager a t Wells Fargo Financial i n Olympia. They live in Ta coma.

designer with Ta coma Commu nity College a n d Joshua works a t I c o n Materials, s i t e develo p m e nt contractors.

Futu re Lute

Elaine Lee received a tUiti o n scholarship

1986

to attend Yale U niversity. The s � h o l a rship

Kathleen (Burk) North and her

covers full tuition plus a n a n n u a l living stipend of $26,000. She is p u r s u i n g a d o c ­

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husband, Rick,

torate degree in m o l e c u l a r cell biology.

announce the arrival of Kelly Lian. Kelly was

Lindsey Olson

born in

married J u stin

Hunan, China, on

N a p l l i Bay on Lutes in atten­ Lindsey's par­ ents, Dave '78 a n d Dawn (Civretla '17)

Olson, g r a n d p a rent Russel Olson '82, and friends Promise Warren '04, a n d Lindsey

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Sept. 6, 2003, and

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Changsha,

Roth June 26 i n

adopted on Nov. 7, 2004. She and big brother Erik, 8, pro­ vide mUlual amusement. Kathleen a n d

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R i c k are owners o f G o o d News Christian Bookstores in Tacoma and Gig Ha rbor, Wash.

Yales '05. Lindsey is a g r a d u a te student in biostatistics at the Unive rsity of

Doug Schlepp

California, B e rkeley. J u stin i s a student a t

Milrlla\Je ino engagements. pie so}

and his wife,

Ca lifornia S t a t e University, East Bay.

Susan,

They live in Alameda, Calif.

a n n o u n c e the

SPOUSE'S

NAME IRAST. MtDDlE. MAIDEN, LAST)

birth of Mya Lynne on Feb.

2005

DATE/PlACE

24. She joined

C l a s s R e presentalive - M i c h e a l Steele

OF MARRIAGE

SPOUSE'S OCCUPATiON

sister Geneva Lynne, 5. Doug is

Lyndsey Miller

a civil e n g i n eer

married John

working for R H 2

Yates J u n e 25 in

Engineering Inc. S u s a n is a full-time

Colville, Wash.

mother and works part-time in the vin­

PLU students

tage jewelry business. They live in

and a l u m n i in

Sammamish, Wash.

Binh

CHILO'S NAME IfIRST. M IDDlE. LASTI

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attendance included J e ss i c a Erickson, bridesmaid, Brandi Paul, Britanee Judd, Sara

SI BliNGS/AGE S

1987 Karstin (Weik)

Stewart, Jeanine Dryver. Laura

Kliewer a n d her

(Schroeder) Hendricks '04, and Ryan Hendricks 'OJ

Promol ons/Awarils

husband, M a tt, a n n o u n c e the birth of t h e i r

Scotl Stauffer married Sara Stores at

NAME

son, M a rek Lee,

Peace LUlheran C h u rc h in Portland, Ore.

on J u n e 7. He

They live in Portland, where S c o tt is a

joins Kayna, 4,

disability ben efits processor at S t a n d a rd

a n d Maximus, 2.

I n surance Comp any.

Karstin is a stay­ at-home Illom and a s u b s titute tea c he r

Mary J o Marquardt is a graduale student

M a t t works a t B o e i n g . They live i n

in paleoanthropology at the U n iversity of

Federal Way, Wash.

TITlE

OF POSITION/COMPANY/AWARDI DATE ASSUMED

> MAIL TO: O ffi c e of Alumni & Parent Relations, PLU, Tac oma. WA 98447-0003; FAX: 253-535-8555; E-MAIL: a/umni@p/u.edu; Internet: wwwp/ua/umni.org. Please l i m it to 100 words.

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37


1988

social worker with Auamere Health

Tim a n d V i v i an ( H i l l ) Wallace a n nounce the birth of d a u ghter Erin on June 1 3. They live in S a n Bruno, C a l if.

1 990

Services. They live in Spa naway, Wash.

1 994

1992

husband, Brian,

4. They live i n S n oqualmie, Wash.

birth of twin

birth of Abby

Jeff, welcomod d a u g hter Lucy M a rie on J uly 1 4, 2003. She joined big sister Emma,

5.

Grace on April

S h e joins Emily R a c hel, 2. They live in the Puya l l u p, where Am,! is a fourth-grade

a n n o u n c e the b i rt h of their first c h i l d ,

his wife,

Andreas on

June 22. He

Jeff Douglass

N i cole on May 4

Sara (Ha lvorson) a n d Zach '98 Montgomery

and his wife,

in Atlanta,

a n n o u n c e the

Kristen,

Georgia.

a n no u n c e the

1 993

� ..., ... . -

joins Madison, 9, D a nielle, 7, and Olivia, 4.

birth of C a d e n c e

birth of Olivia Ann on Sept. 1.

a n n o u n c e the birth of their

Lori (Hilliker) Coulson and her husband, Michael, announce the birth of triplets, son Br ady

G e o rge Arthur and Emma Elizabeth, on April 26. They

Adobe Systems, Inc., in Seanle,

Daniel and Monica (Keller '86) Voltz

and Karen i s a f re e l a n c e gra ph ic d e s ig n ­

a n n o u n c e the

er/photo g r a pher and a fitness instructor

birth of d a ughter

at the YMCA.

D a n i e l owns a n d manages a

wel comed their

a stay-at-home

Jill (Felgenhauer) Williamson and D ave, a n n o u n c e H a n n a h J o on M a rc h 1 2. She joins Mason, 2.

Jill is a speech­ language pathologist i n the R i c h l a n d (Wash.) School District, and Dave is a nuclear chemical operator for Fluor Hanford. They live in Pasco, Wash. Lori Messenger and her husband, Scan

Josh and Lisa ITreadwel l ) Lawrence a nn ou nc e the birth of their -=_.-'-'.- d a u g h te r, Addison Kaylee, on May 1 2. They live in Royal City, Wash. Travis and Lisa I Balwin '98) Hale a n n o u n c e

Sylvia (Wesche) Beer and her

Conoco g a s sta­ tion a n d convenience store i n Chewelah,

d a u g h te r Macy

announce the

Coast office of Snow Tours, where she

on M a y 30.

birth of S u mm er

organizes ski vacations to Europe for

Anne on Feb. 26. S ylvi a is a pa rt­

groups and individuals.

John and Candace (Haberlin) Wright announce the birth of B e njam i n Daniel o n A u g ust 23. H e j oin s Jessica, 2. John is

Pharmaceuticals and a stay-home-mom.

an engineer with Hewlen P a ckard, a n d

Th ey live i n Seanle.

son f o r

Travis is a devel­ opment manag­

er with OPUS Northwest. They live i n S umn e r, Wa sh .

Benckiser

Kevin Mackey and his wife,

they live in Van c ouver, Wash.

Lisa announce

Stella (Pilostomos) Baily and h e r husband, Paul, announce the birth of Benjamin Elijah, on April 27, 2004. He joined Joseph Michael, 2. Stella is a real estate consultant with K el l er Williams Realty in Everen, Wash. They live in Lake Stevens, Wash.

Jones, welcomed daughter Freya Messenger Jones, on Nov. 1 2, 2003. Lori is a smokejumper with the U.S. Forest Service. They live in Missoula, Mont.

01

the birth

husband, C l i ff,

Wash., and Monica m a n a ges the West

her husband, t h e b i r t h of

They live i n Orting, Wash.

1 995

time clinical liai­

1 99 ]

Ta coma General Hospital, a n d Zach is a n a c c o u n t executive f o r Federal Express.

Svea on Aug. 23.

husband, Dan,

mom, and Dan i s a Web developer at Safeco Insurance. They live in Seanle.

M a r c h 28. Keith

is a manager at

Radford and her

25, 2004. She is

Lyla Raine on

Mexico. They live in Albuquerque.

Jonelle (Tenneson)

S h e joins sister Ava, 2. S a ra is a nurse at

birth of d a ughter

phYS i c i a n at the U n iversity of New

Aidan C h a rles, 3.

D aniel, on Sept.

announce the

join their sister, Allison M a rie, 3. J eff i s a

and C o u rt n ey Faith. They join big brother

first child, J a c o b

Keith a n d Karen (Faust) Thygerson

twins, E l i j a h

M i c hael, a n d d a u ghters Lindsay Grace

1 997

Mitchaleen,

announce the birth of Caden

Robert a n d Benja m i n Philip, on M a r c h 1 7. They join Curtis i s a family therapist.

Ken Lanyon a n d

Anders S u m mer, on May 2 4 . T h e y l i v e i n t h e Ballard neighborhood of Seanle.

sons, Bradley

J o rd a n , 3. They live i n Spokane, where

Kristina Peterson a n d Ian '93 McA l l ister John a n d Angie (Miller 'Ol) Skibiel

a n n o u n c e the

announce the

Jody (Buck) Peterson a n d her husband,

teac her. _ ....--,

Curtis a n d Rachelle (Snowdon) Mulder

Amy (Jollif) Murphy a n d her

the birth of

1 996

Lindsey Dawn,

Kami (Moeller) Hayes and her husband, Eric, announce the

birth of Ainsley Grace on Sept. 23, 2004. She joined big sister M el a i n a RaeAnn, 3. Kami is a literacy specialist for the Longview (Wash.! S c ho o l District. and Eric is a firefighter for the City 01 Longview.

on Aug. 2. She

joins Erin, 4, and

Kirsten, 1. Kevin

is senior program manager for Microsoft­ Windows Media Di vi si o n in Redmond, Wash. The live i n Kirkland, Wash.

1 998 Wendy (Wesema nn) Rygh a n d her husband, Mark, announce the birth of Adam Todd on March 1 5. H e j oi ns M ega n , 5. They live in K eize r, Ore.

Tamara (Bushek) Sohl and her

Rebecca ( Latner) Talbon

Jennifer (Graham) Hampton and her husband, Dave, announce the birth of

and her hus­

Devin William on

M i c hael, on Aug.

band, Bryan,

Aug.

announce the

Ethan, 4, and

birth of Ryan

M a d eleine, 2.

neer at Techrizon, a n d M i ke i s p a rt

William on May

They live in

owner of S o h l Paint & D ecorating. They

birth

25. R e b e c c a i s a

Atlanta.

live near Lallvtoll, Okla.

son, Colby Tod d ,

38 PL U SCENE WINTER 2005 > ALUMNI CLASS NDTES

5.

husband, Mike,

announce the birth of th ei r first child, son J a d en

15. Tamara i s

He joins

a

software engi­

Jason and J i l l IStearns) Sommerset a n no u n c e the

01

their


on J u n e 29. J a s o n is a program manager

Kalein a n i i s a tennis pro a t Harbor

at Inlospace, and Jill is an ultrasound

Square Athletic Club, a n d D a n i e l is a

technologist, who is c u rrently enjoying

sourcing manager with Washington

staying home with Colby.

Mutual. They live in Edmonds, Wash.

Allyson (Weld)

Jon a n d Emily

Tedrow and her

(Credelle '01) Will iams

h u sband, Arik, announce the

announce the

birth of Isabella

birth of their

Mae on

son, Evan Reed,

Mother's Day,

on May 3 1 . Jon

May B. Allyson

is a product

graduated from

m a n a g e r at

the University of I d a ho, earning honors

Microsoft, a n d

with a master's degree in educational

Emily i s a senior associate in investment

a d m i n istration in May

operations at Quellos Group. They live in

2004.

She is a

t e a c h e r in the Lakeland School Di strict,

Lynnwood, Wash., and their website is

and Arik is a sales engin eer. They live in

www. babywifliams.com.

Rathdrum, I d a ho.

2002 Dave and linda

Kristal (Sutton) Graham and h e r

(Hutson '01) Pyle announce the

husband,

birth of d a u ghter

Shawn,

Abby on April,

announce the

29. After Dave

birth of son

graduated from

Carter Dean on

Phoenix

Aug. B. Kristal is

Seminary i n

a s c h ool nurse

May, they moved t o Olympia, Wash., where Linda is starting her second c a reer as a stay-at-home mom.

FO R ALL YOUR OFFI CIAL LUTE STUFF!

at Harrah Elementary School o n the Yakama I n d i a n Reservation a n d a part-time l a bo r a n d delivery n u rse. Shawn is a route s a l e s ­

Heidi

m a n for P e p s i - C o l a in Y a k i m a , Wash.

(Splittgerberl Zuniga wel­

Aubrey (Black)

c o m e d a son,

Schulz and her

And rew, July 9.

husband, M a rk,

She is working

announce the

on h e r Ph.D. in

birth of their

educ ational technology at the University

first child,

of Northern Colorado and lives in Fort

Sebastien Mark,

Collins, Colo.

o n Feb. l B. They live in Colorado

1 999

S p ri n g s , Colo.,

lindee

where A u b rey is a n Army officer.

(Glandon) and Mark '97 Bly

Renee (Ross)

a n n o u n c e the

Watson and her

birth of Wyatt

husband, Kyle,

George on Aug.

announce the

1 5. He joins

birth of their son,

Nolan Patrick, 2.

Keegan Hardie, on Nov. 9, 2004. They live in

Heather (Magoon) Thibeau and h e r husba nd, M a tthew, a n n o u n c e the birth of their daughter, Delaney Kathryn, on March 23. Heather

Auburn, Wash.

2003 Emily Murer a n d Michael Newman '04 announce the

is a registered nurse in recovery and

birth of son

M a tthew is a senior project manager for

Gabriel J a m e s

a major m e c h a n i c a l contractor. They live in Snoqualmie, Wash.

2001 Kaleinani (Kowalski) Detjen and her

P LU N O RT H W E S T & S C A N D I NAVIA N G I FT S H O P

Newman on

YOUR LOCAL SCANDI NAVIAN &

May 19. Emily is

NORTHWEST DESTINATION FOR

a graduate stu­

UNIQUE GIFTS

dent i n music therapy, a n d Mic hael is a graduate student in special

h u s b a n d , Daniel, announce the b irth of

education, both at Radford University.

their son, Porter K a n i ela, on J u n e 1 .

They live in Christiansburg, Va.

In the rTllddlB of historic Garfield Street 407 Garfield Sf Tacoma,WA 98444 Tel; 253· 535·8397

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39


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS

Lutheran University

Pacific

H O N O R

cou l d not cont i n u e to do the i m portant

work of ed ucat i n g st udents for l ives of serv i ce without the g e ne rous

�RJt1

s u p port of thousands of i n d ividua ls, orga n izations a n d co m pa n i es . This ess e nt i a l s u p port ensu res that st ud ents h ave n eeded sc hola rs h i ps, facu lty

OF DONORS

have fi rst-rate faci l ities and PLU has the reso u rces for both day-to-day act i v ities and for the futu re .

Here we g ratef u l l y recog n ize eve ry dono r who has made a g i ft to PLU i n the last fisca l yea r. We a l so prof i l e a few of those who have supported P L U 's m i ssion . A l l contrib utors a re l i sted once, i n a l p h a betica l o rd e r. I n itials be h i n d the i r name d e note if t h ey a re mem b e rs of

Q

C l u b,

the Lifet i m e G iv i n g Society, the H e rita g e Society, the M atch i n g G ift Prog ra m or g ive to the I n d e p e n d e nt Co l l eges of Was h i ngton, which i n turn supports PLU .

A

Llfeume Giving Society The lIfellme Grvon9 So<.ietV 'ecoqnlz<!S � n

','"''' 1'10) -04 Jul,. 1701

.. .. vao'dinarv g'oup of dono" who haw gNe1

fallhfuliV

and �lly over lu"e 10 sustJIln al'ld

wJ>P<1rt PacifIC lutheran UnMrvtv

Ineludes thl!' tnlal lecorded gilts ..lid curren l pledges

01 cas". seturllil!5. tNl est411> and dpptetldted property, ana Includes I�e ci1atJl4ble "dlue of

,rrevO<iIbI" planned 'lim

Thilse tOlals do

�'.geson ('SO) lHO Josef AillJu� ('66) E,I\ ('1.4) ""'. Hdrol� 4.,,1.00 MoUV Ailrtl!n Abam Engr""e", Int }. G<1.1d ('7BI oiJ1d 60""'. Abbott Odvoo A.lk..

lIIo:1lme glvrlll)

nm

'ndude revocabll' delerred grf1s or gifts 10 KPlU,

Paul .lIn<1 carol Aboduly

and lyPne: ,Abraham Phylll" Abf'�luIm\Qn ( 53) Q

�'ilnlcy

Heritage SOCiety �e",ag" Soaety .. .. g'oup of dono� committed

Ab$.tlef" Con:sllUI;Uon Company

L

Accffllure Foundaticm. '"�

10 securing PlU's fUlure by making provISIOns lor

OM

Ace INA

the utllve,slIV In Ihel/ eslat.. plans The most

common ",late gift In"olves donating a poruon 01

By USing trun 0' gilt annUity. donorl" can receive an 1t\(ome ,.ream tnr Ih. �mdl"iJer of Ih,m trves, WIUI Ih e remalnlll!J I.ust d"eL' 90rng 10 PlU upon theJr deal'" l'>tate p,oceedl. Lo PLU as part of

a

will

cuttent asselS 10 Mlablish a cha"'dble

o Clob W,th a minimum conlrlbulion Mud"nl Illvlng levols begIn al lain IhlS galherlng

01 5300 annually �60 .. yea,), one (an

of dediuted fnench whose

miSSion l'i to provide clUIstance to deservrng

student> as they prepare for IIVl'S of servICe

Ihrollgh a PaCIfIC lutheran UntVe,SlIy !!'duullon

lritrah ("90) and Mttrk AIJ$I.t(l Q

Q

Club 15 Ihe "g"',"g club" 01 PLU's annu al lund, and Ih" mo,,, 1114n 2,000 membe� prOVide Ihe core 01

1dI0la'ship �upport

Matchlllg Gift PrDgTIIID The MaldlJ"9 Gift Prog'am rewg"iles companIes and toundations thaI have <ontrlbuled 10 PlU bV

matrhlny the gifts of Ihel, employee<. Thl, support

is ellh pr deslgnaled IQ a "",U(ula. fund Idenl,fi!!'d

b� Ihe employ"" o. given to Ihe untes1 ritted fund

Independent Colleges of Washington O�19n ..tlon .. for Ind,vlduals. companl'" and foundat,on, who ""V" conlJibuled 10 PLU by

Ihe Independenl lew suppolU p....ate

mak ing (ontllbullon, Ih,ough Colleges of Wa,htrlgton

nigher edU(al on ,n WM�lIngton by '011"110'1

unrestrICtl'd gIlts " Clm many ,ndtvlduals , bUS1nesse1

and foundatlom,

Founddlion ... MilTi Adc;II!'V LH [Jo�e <t"d Gel'lf Adair Bm<><' Ad.om r021 Deb,. Add"" ('841 Q JIIlITle<J and Jeanne Adams fbchdfd and MoIIxllllt Adan\l John an'; Mary A(1nr LO Ali " Adolf ('711 LO Alh/an<ed 8Io,,,etlta. Ifl( L AdYeot L1Jthl!tolH Olurch., Snoho",I,1 WA 0 Ktmbe,ley and Rlch.1td A<eby 0 Ag i len, Te<hnoktgles OM AgnP'i ¥ld He-nry fi»\ FoullCf.ltlon L fred Ah,,,,-ndt l� lr,t W.mnol Ahreodl ('SJ) lO

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Stanley Akerson ..... AJ.a,,,'ung PtctUfl!' ll,C

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Eldon nde",," ['35) to !.Ub.U 4 An� lQ 8rian ('79) ..nd Patriud AndefSOft

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John ('60) and J Oilnn Amend Q

laverne Amend ("56) LHQ Ne.' Amend (,53) l Americ an EXPl bS FQUncLiti Ofl l Amerl(jan H rt Au,oclaUol1 North�st Affrhlllr L n Chtm:h. Arrrrn<ao �uth Mmn eapoll1. MN l Tl1p Jl..ltlellUn«a"dln�viC}J1 foundation L Alntr!r;un Slgl1 & 1f)4jlUlor COlP l Amt!llted, Uhr.ary �tvj(E'.i L Hatry Arnei ;trTd Ji'lot"1 Reiman ('55) lohn (' 74) and 811fb.ui Amroon 0

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Mark And�rSe!n ('67) dnd Bonnit MacMl1s�er

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Brady M.!rr9.!IIt: t 6rahm ('70)

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1r1� ('55) and Earl C..nnrnock lH

Su�an ('9'l) and R oge r

CamlJ.,tnt'III O D . Wayn� (.,9) atJd Jdnke r.:amp�e l l

('60) I m d M.rg�ry ('61) Ca mp lJel J I HQ Jonette ('8 1 ) and Bruce

Glenn

Campbell Terry

('72) and El len lee ('68)

Campbell Thomas Campbell HI/oko Cannon G. J.lmes

('SS) and Carlene

1'6 I) C.pelit LQ

DanOlellr ('94) and S I eve Cappe IIro

('63) Q lOIS Capps ('59) Q SalT! Capps ('93) Q Gerald Capps

Philip ('B1) and M<,u.g.uet

CClrb.lugh

Julie ('89) a nd Dd\lid ('90) C" r tile Victoria ('88) dnd Dave Carlw.n Q

Alan ('55) and lois Cdr/son Q

Albert

Carlson H

And'ew ('66) and Virgimd Carlson Arthur Carlson l

Dale and Jean C arl�on 0

Ddvid Ca ,.lso n 0 Df'nnis and Barbara Carlson Ca,lwn

B\lthngtan, VIA L

8ullington NOrthf'm Satlta Fe

foundallon U Of',.mn. aufn,·\ Keentf " 9S) o Mld Sab.nw Burton l I\�nnelh 8us o/IInd Mdty lane Onnal) O.mlll'l rS!)) at'ld JoyO.! 8"" bV

42

('87)

Cdrl son l

Evan JV Ca r l son ('45) Harold and Marian Carlson Harry

('49) and Violet Carlso n

H Herb ,lnd

lorrain Carl�on lO

James ('78) and SU\<1n Carlo;on Jarnes (' 78) dnd let:' Carl so n Janet Carbon ('46) lHO Jolm C4fhon lO Joseph Carlson ('OS) Q

LQ

.. nd P�ul

Robert ('7A) and P.1tnc.lI:t <"stoel O Morna Co""lIo \'OS) 0 Celllll)'\( CttII.St"$ l ku� lean ('66) and It. Will iam CitH,n Q

Robe" ('79) .nd u.. " 81) Crlulk.ITl'I Q Ollln"e " 61) ana Merlin �ender

Celrbr�tJon luJht"ttJn

Church,

East Weoalttle-e, WA Q RQbbyn ("S4) arrd S ....\J rd Crff'nln Ernesl C'SO} dfllJ Helm') ('; 1 )

Cemf:ntll'\a 0

Center" Elt'C1rif loe.. lO Moifl�lUl Ct!-nlko ('88} Q CefH ra l l..U1heran Chur<1'\ Aru::hnragf.'. AK LO Cot"nllo l u..t"er,n O1urch. Beilm9h,,1l'I, WA lQ C�r\lr61 Luthet'an o,unh, �ugen�. OR L

Cen" a l ltJl�'dJ' Clurch, 'olt land, OR tQ

amA H,lI I

O.;ll1iel crntdbum ('82)

Douglas. Owtnbl!!ff..", C'8n and Lori Cornell "S'i} Jame\ �nd Eliot Chamber t. Chatrp10n Intern(l1ional Corp. L Diane ('81) .,,,d Rogf'! C"'amusco Q -.1 I.,. ('tIl ."" Ully C�"" l WJlh d ('74) �nd Mdgqll! C1'-oJn LO WIng oind �pll,� Chao Q Ct.t.l.y (,SS� Jlnd K thv Ch.t1�e Q Oa'ol,d t'M) arid MdrCla t'71) Chanr"t! l 'ihlltOO Chiln� ('OU ,.I<rey ('Sl) and �oni,. ('83) Clwndlf.. r

Manlyn Carl�on Mary Carl\On l

Wl'to.d4!l I l'Ilid

Q Stephen ('83) a,"O 5ta<y ('83)

PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

Cll flSoOn o

$6,20 1 ,256

Foundanons $2,849, 743

Parents $4 1 5,388

TOTAL:

D'�n� Cassitfv rOO)

Jul ie Carlson ('77) le\'w11 an d Fern Carlson

CilIlo;.on lQ S,",pila (" GAl i;l nd LOnt'y Cart�on

S386,727 ----�

Giu:y

�.�I(I.., �.:tndter ('61) RuIn O\o>ndl., r18) l �u .nd lYl10fTftC 01411(11 r T.mothy (70) and N.""V (7') Chantlll!'

�n .,nd Ju ani t a Carlson 0 P�ul ('GO) �lnd M ary lou ('59)

Alumni

Reh910us orgaruzaooDs

lQ

!.4ndr" C,4UIt1etIO (0101'

FOUPdation �(1( l

Crl" 9 Cammo ck ('9 1 ) lO

E l izabeth (' 87) and Timothy

Borkh.ll�r

Ro"alci S'eI9�rwall tHO Rldtd,d ('56) .nd �Io .... ('56)

Cammarano Bro(h�rs Inc l

Ncmcy Cameron (,64�

$2 1 9, 2 1 6

Carson M><"..I c..'>OO r741 .,,,,

CamIlle & Hent" O,eyfu:i

loui)f!l Ul"\dgren

funo" "I'd I.c:nraine Buntain

Burhfl()ton Luthefan Chuf(h,

( JOI tQ �"Iph ('62) and Joy<� i'6l) CArr Wilham Can ("51) fhoma1o at'\d Joanne (�(r.to May CAIP-II ('tiS) Q 8 G. e"rroil LHQ PalfKt .jod �Wt Cirroll Ralph C:,,,hddM> 1'6£1 H Oavld I'�) and Kam.",," ('90)

Tefe\a ("q1) .nd Pa ul c:.}C'y Jam� r7S) ilnd Fr .f'Kof't (.uh UihfM'fe- Valley Ba.nk L Robert .nd Eva C.upl:!:n.tl Stndn ('72) dod l&' G.npeI'iOn

Cdlsbn'k H

Da\l',d C.meron f61) .:'Inti

ThomoH Bundy l

M, Idre<l BUfChlicid L �ilnef1e Burford K.nt and LJru1� 8U� u Mar 8u,gl (.,�) 0 K.l ly lu. k (�) S. Sc:ott ( CJ3) df"Id Mf'fiko

( sal Ana j()tln ('an Cttrf

IC.dlhryn ('SOJ

I

Dorot hy ('49) an d Geor<,;le

Mautl('C! 8ur(.h'�ld L

,

Frank lin ('74) and Sdro ('73)

B i rgit c.al dW1!1I

0ic.. 1 lui, 1.

Pebe<u 8u,'" ('/4I LHO M�ry R.ulchak l Bn::m ('] 1) snd SULlO ('69) B"'(�I,.ld 0

Q

ludlt" carr

Patritl.:l .a nd WlIIltHT Ctlldv,el l

Peter dnd Pimt!t.. Ccllne

Other (mcludmg government and public gramsl

Shleld, O

A,nflif(.Jr,y I. c.nc-ade Natural GM (orpol.llon J Beverl", f92) .1nd P.a...1 (MOO AnN! ('611 ,nd Th"",., C"",

M

Otller organnanons $ 2 1 5,223 --------.,

Cam1)(IJael

CQfU�� dYld .and �ndy C"lll'I Oavti ('65) and Parr101;''la (aN"V Cdden<e Desi gn S ystems, Inc..

Summary of Contributions

CAlfl.)t em Co Foundation L. JIm and Sus.ao tamt!V t. W"Y"f! carp and Pauld Ufo

lucl1<t Bustad lH Ra:ph .'Jflod Kclthl('('n

Jt-f'l..,lft'J

Mthut 6rul1".J lH ch.rIes ('bO) .nd ta""

T d f74) and Wendy Ca.l"", lhomd\ Cd,I)()r) ('65) lti erf'W'-r and Vfff1t>f Yr*�n LH Thl!odor'� ('SS) .nd All.or. (">n CArlstrom L1iQ Otmdld ..nd Matty Cdrfy'll" L tjavld ('10) ilnd 80nnu!'

'ud,th

Chooev " 6'1) al..flche Ch,.ng Oit)O� ('69) And AM;t\drd ChepmIJII

Cllarnv USAeom, I.LC Ch.lrl" Me-frlll TnDt l ThornAS ind Janie. Ctl&'lei Cnartf1. E CuIP"l'�f I'ound.uion l

5cott " .62) ant1 'fanry CIIII�tston Vic" I ('90) ;)nd [,,1'1 ChM\'" Q

Wlrlllie Chd.!t1! Bradlt'� ('93) an d fllnbe1h ChatfIeld

,Allison Chaumell ('95) Jun ('92) and Jeanfll� Ched Q l..lwrence and �ryl Oleek Qw!m-.Nuclear Syuem$, Inc L

laurel ( 12) and Stcph n Chentow Mark ('82) .nd Asha Chesnutt

LO Ch�r onTe,l(dco Corpor ..tion LQM Chev,o'1 Fr��h M<'X

CiayJe Cht'W

thdtle1. ,lnd

lop and SuUtn Chiado ct'IloiIng Chjng��uo Foundation

for I nt£'r nc'ltiol1i1 1 S<'h ola rly

Exc.h l

Carol (77) i:"d Alan Ch i kol1!l

Chilrles and Judith Chinn Mftlvl n C hi n n ('71) Helen and <hun Myung Choi lUll j,o Choog {'02) Chmt Epboopal Church, Tacomd, WA Chri st luthe'an Church,

f..rn.d.4I�, WA Chrlst lulh�ran Clurch, u.k{! wood, WA l h,...1. lulheran (hurrh, Ode..., WA l Ql,ist l.uther n Chur(h ,

WA lQ ChriH The King lutheran Spokane,

Chmdt MlhoiH=reewat er, OR L L i l l I.. ," Chmlensen

('62)

Au" ('{j 1 ) and Claudi.l ChriUenseo 0

5.lndy ( 14

a,ld Dun

(hristensf'n

Walter Chrinensen Est dW {'28i

LH

Cory Qvi'W<ln ('�O)

0 O"JVld (,S9) olnd An Ita ('59) Chmtit1n lHO

Don Ch" ...u,JO ('SO) 0 Rhoda Chrtstla n ('71) LO

Burdette ,'S7) and E.st" (,00)

Chrklla",en Q

Carl ('13) nd Kilthy Ch,istiJno;en H EttwHd c and

Q

Ale ne Chr btl"'l\en

AlWIn and

1("lm.. ChI"I-,li,.mgn

lil>W.,d 1'56) .nd Vomit. ('681 OufstliJf\SO" LO 'oh" ,nd (.amI,. Chml,anson PouJ ('64) and Jan 1 chf1\tm.lW JO.Jh O'lri�ln.tdlt ('84) C tlaulKey Chri\loffcJ$on ('50) Q

Mar"- ('SA)

an d N,metlft

Chns�Qtfe.. son 0

Ktl'\ Ctod PhVlb,s Chrkloptlenon LHO Chnstophenoll·Soze In$\.lt4tKe

ServIces. Inc.

0

111mb 411L1 MY"\it (hUrCh Patricia and Phihp Church!!".,. o ..vid ('57) .nd Vlvldn

Wdlldm (Jth.n�t ('94) Q OGNA Foundattqn OM

W't�I,.�, M�tthlng

('JJIt PrOO',lm QM The CIT Group fOlll'ldat ion, In' OM Norton Clapp l

Richard ('59) �nd l<1itlhf�fI Ann ('561 a.re Rogtl ('66) and Ot'oIfU..'

C.la"d9� l

Dontlld rOO) .nd Jean a•.,k

00"" ('5)) .rrd Chorl .. aark GIf!nK:1! CI.Uk ('70) peu. Clan (186) 00....' ('044) ...d 8.rlw•• ('44\ CI rk LQ �cnald and MollY Jo Oa,1I. Sherry Clo•• ('89) IIlk" Cia'. and alII ey.. Sue CI.;lrk� ('11) .j)� RONltd Lee ktnn"h ('14� ./lind ldulll!' ('14) a.ry O

'OSLO (87) oWld Oaudio

Orland

Dam: Pl.I

Clau�etl

MMgaret OavC!'Y l

W'II�m (I.wv), I

Mtt.hl!lIt Cltlllcnte ( 8S)

Glendo ('57) and Roben Clemon).

Deb,.. ('741 .nd G,09O'Y Cll"t( L layd ('SO) ond Phyll� ('54) Ch:!Vf!f1 0

Debor.h ('8G) ."d Paul Cloutier Q

B1 [ dena {'B6) dod Da.Jl d COdte

0

Gordon Coatei ('54) l HQ JO\eph ()nd Ma. gene Coates HuJda CQ(cH'Iower E\tale l H

Bd(ba(.) C()(h t an Ken' and Bonnie Co<hrane Ron.ald (' 7�) and J."lt(> COt'" 0

Harve\, and Jinti Coffm"n

Slt:ve Cotllt dnd Jat kie Ciolll Tammy (' 8 1 1 and Kend4ll

Colburn Q Oougl0\ ana 5cmya Col em an

Etlt'rfl .lrld DornI.tJ Coleman Kristina ('96) and RIChard Coleman Gene Coh" I

Chm nr\"I

O'19�ldr

$1 5,71 6,953

Oo... ,n P ,� SchoOl O+\ulr t COintwrde Labo�atoftr' l

leslie Coll ar ('68) Q Ernest ('48) an d RIJth ('5 1 ) Colldrd lHQ

pJ:ul Co!l,ard ('82) l�

Cathenne Ann Collins ('70) Q Dilna (0111111. Jam ColUn� ('72) Q John ('76) and S�vla (' 17) Col 1m' lO O.-.""n Colllns-VitatH t'9S) and

Phillip Vitale Q Ddvld Coltom ('83) LH Nancy CoI'om (,8'i) L ROfUlid (,61) dod Barb.Jl a ('61) "'Itorn H

Pe ggy Coltrin ,'87) 0

Columbta BankIng System. Inc.

I Llrry Com!'!f Juli� Peterlen-Comfort ('S3) and Davif,J Comfort Commullity Foundat ion of

New JC!rsE"V

Fauudallcn of .'or1h ell,,11al W.;uhingtiQn 0 thle", ('76) and David

CommYl,i ty

Complon Q

(�ncre

e

Te-rh�09 Y

Co,porOltJon l

W PO'M'Ji Cone L 10 Ma �Qn Coney

csrmelta ('89) and Rolph

Connelly

Kathi Ann Conner ('92) Q William Conner I Conne, Homei Company I

Dan and Hel!!! n Conroy Co,,�o rtiu lrVJdva ncem�nl Of Hlqh� , Ed l


KEY COnUll'lef Carp at AmennJ,

i:I

SulJ).ldi.llr;" of J..,ffe<1OI1 tj,murfn L (ullin f89) and Mal" (Ofluno

o EloJinl" Cook ('76) 0 .n .nd M�'y ( �I �UIl.n. r • C!)ftk 0 JarM1 (4) .. " d 'OoilA' (oolt 0 Rond ld Cock , So, lQ Cool:I6 Iry" De"gn tlf Tdt.dm.oil Joh n ("&0) and Mary Cool.,. 0 eruc� Sll a"d C�rol Coope r o Kt;':lth .md L'IlIn CQOIt3"1t Q Sarah JI".]n ('14) ,md Ge<ofQe CQoper O k'i(tln ('O t ) "n,d Chrhlopt'W--' ("97) Coo\le,.t 0 Auth ..,td Ln C:Dpenlla!)�n lMO 1\'1.r Coplen (" 6�J 0 lane' CoPI>M\ (189) WI'; .100 hl.d .. urb, dgfl Patriaa t' t8) 4nd David Cordle1" Po,o. Cor'nnn (76) () J(rnp.elh ('S]) ilnd Ocmully CarliSi. Don�ld " 58' und JQAnn ('$91 C"'o"1I LQ Donald (orn.11 L

j\!ttruy ,".as) Q,nd M"1fIG Cerne-II

o M.. )(ln� Cornell LO PilU' MId f.loy Comel�n L COHlet'\tnflt- Advuon.. IrK

Ch,;u"Ut:" CCl'nlEltt (75) Q Jube ('93) and Jeffrey Com'�ld Ctbor" h Corm'i (?lJ li a.,h (71) •.,d Phil """'�h Cl Corpot6hon Fe, PublK

Braadt.nlJn9 L

Andrt!w COmglul (''91) 0

c.ost(C WI IOIr.al� CorporatIon

QM WIHld"l .lind Loh Co\Hne Q Thelmd ('52) and Ge:Ofgll! Cosllt' 0 Am."ria " O' j ,")tId thm:t1pl'1er (ote VI""I..-n Cotten u.vef'Of! COlte1 J.!me1 arod C\1 ..ulene toult.CIn wph ('57) �nd Glorld i.OIJIIlVt!r M,rwf11 ecw." ('66) Sally Cowan ("7J) dd)lton ('8.8) <!ll'ld c.:.mmy Cow, Q Sar:ilh !'B6) a,,(i CJi.rI em Anna Coy l"fI6) 0 D•.,,� Coy I"!IU) UrK.� ("'38) and Milgd.tlen t Coyer David Coy.or '"95) 0 Jan ',·) ('6<11 .lind �\nn 4'64) Crabtree lay Crdig nJ7} and Mary S.hoo� I Ida C'''r'le l

lame'S (la) find D!dnna Crary Drld" er.wf.rrl r�' ) .nd GWt"n Gutow,Ctaw1lJrc!

{'92) LO

t1ll1odh rmd R.rt Crf't.gl'l 0

Rob(!lrt ilIld iI(,.fltll!tt)1 Cri"5D LO Li"dn (J�� HQ I(.UI11 l_ NI �' ''tll' dnd M...IYI� Crl101.ere 8i'1rtmr,a ;and JeUtr CI(l<\."" aelh Cropp." ("OS) Q Chtmil1fO (,�,ft

TnomoJ� ��nd T.anl(1 Oonin I E�WiUd IIno Mar i l YN Crmb'y 0 G,Otthrn CrrnqroYe ('Qq CrQU of d"C\t lutheran Qiurth. 8el leV'ut:'. WA l 'Atlndld tlnd Vdn� Crowl!

•.wI Crumbiod,.. 1'7�) L,""l Cubbioq� 0 M.m(ipi " tl6) tJnd �yl...i. ('Ei6) C.ullom ( Munro

('SHunt! fi'elke ('81.

Cullum

A"I&� ('/0) o1i\d Lm,wll (!JI ....N CUNA. Mutui'll ln«.Lrl1f\(� Group Charildble- FottndUUOO. ,nc. l 10011 ..oa Ctrol OmIt" 8niU) ('8S) al'ld Afdyl f86) ("fll. O Robon /'90) "rod V.. ",,,, 1"'1{)

ClJfCJ1. L

Rober\ rS!,»� dJ\d Vera Curt� Q

Ell nbeJo " 81J) ,:Hl d Jack

Cu�nrrut"

Gteg and Mbrg�rel CtJshmllJl

CU!.itQm IntefiofS (W h" (101) 0 CV Englnf'l;"hng. 1M.

W.,nda

D MafQ�lIel Dilye:h.1erde L H Eft'lo�t Oagetoerde Est, LH Warnm .an-d Betly Daheim Q ArvId Oa I C.,ol Dahl ("62) HO O......id ('78) and Pclnl (l�hl 0

O....,d a.hl ('6ij) LO

('89) ao(1 SonIa ('IIJO) 0.111 0 Ngrman ('61) ..nd PJtri(.,ia ('62) Keuin

0. 1 1 0

Totf f" ('S3) and Brad Dah l E- Jolln ('Cj7) omJ Lon OahllJerg l >1"0() D.hlbe'9 1"86) W ..I <&nd Hehm Oahlberg J.n.' ("S I ) .� Rail 0.111. 0 OAvid �nd P"9m' O.ill. l lhllUSotr (iary 11 nd Oofl}le� Dahr�e- H M JJWtr�t O..klll1 (']8) lHO Oouglas ('8 ll dnd K,isti (,8t) Dal�nb�('9

'tuwen ( '66) and Su�,) n r57) Odtgiei,h Q

C.� Dalk L

Rav .and Pt>anilis o.. tly LHQ

OJ,,,. Ddlryrn�l. ("gS)

Elsie ('6 1 ) ilr1t1 Oduirj Damdu� Wllli.,n ,md Ur�la Dames HE"fco n ('S1) dr\d �ri l D ammfl''1 lHO Anton� iUld Flt9qy 0' Andrade­ Thp Da"forth Ptlundill1c;m L ChI istJt\a Ditufel\ ('OOl Mi(f1.;.ae1 .-.nd P"ny Daniel .. I Pt'ter .iln d HQlen Danltlum LH Ahct!' Da"clson L Jca,1 ('61) olIld Donald D anle ! wn rl Dllnlf'!l�n (�)

Val Da"lelSOft L

OIiIlUVl SI'\f'fhQQci Thyr.a Lodge 1 19 huUc('t ('Sn) dod OJ)J� Oann LO Gail ('84) illl d JerfY Danner [)lIv.!f' ('84) and Paw Darby RObl!f1 (179) and K i m l ito Ddrdi, o US4 Darlil19;'G oyvpr (8/ ) and J atln 40 ./1rMUftI I'! and Claile OOJ�tllf

Connll. ('30) . rld William OauglWrw Ruth ('56) iltHi Wdlii'lfll DauQOeny O�uytlllYt'ef Norwa'( Embla lQdqe .l 00;)''11 ('60) and Ciw�r'ldolyn ("nl) D�ug, 0 Lilwttnda ('61) and J , Paul Dauptlln Q

(hmtina ('89) and Hdrold OB"'�� L�e.tnn ('87) and Rubert Odvicb.pn

EMI And Anf1:8 [Mv!tI l

lH." Stltl ('89) Ilfll1 �u D.lVies Ruben god ShMOI"\ DdVit'$ 0\\'''" J"d Oil!'nTse OavlgoQf\ Ba.rbaf"i't Oa'lls

Carole- O.vi.. H dar", D.;tvl� LJ.I O.dvld ('78) and \ili ldr. Ol!t\,llS fred ('71) .lnd E l tne Davis Gearge D(t"'I� (·41 ) L G�n,rd "nu lyndal Dd\li � 1.. P.�ts L H Keith rn) ilf1ri Di ane (7S) Davis Q

)C t!tly ('96) dAd Nancy Da�u. Marti; ("82) ind t..Idl'l<'� ('6' ) O.VI� 0 Ma.y Oelv\! LHQ MolI� DilvI5 ('7S) ilnd Thomas P.t"r�rl Paul" O ilV1$ ('57) Oavi5 W,ighl Trerruun e I FrarH:-eoi D"w�n LO Lt!llJnd ( '1}) ilnd Ot!b. btt�

DaMOn LHO Ruth DJ'NWn ('57l Ch.9rles- .t nd Uarne Day O�tJr.a·lee Dav ('91') C) rr�"k ('84) und Ikuko Day

�owa,d D�

Sa/icier bt'" Hilan ('1$8) lamE" Oc Jong ('SAl Owld .. .!tl'ld 5hafor, do LllvUq.t B r ll'� ('87) "'10 U'.Ia ('88) Deal a E. Fred lind Ann De al I " Jerrv .nd ShafQO Deal UWt cf'M't!: Oe.d{ (,9 1 ' G"d I I'Sd Somam"" r9t1 0 IOhn Of!an LH

MlIdrf!d Dun l

Peggy And�rson-Oei'lfdbttf

("97) and (hOi Dealdorff G",.ld '"'IO),lnd Loo. ("91) �bn.. AUc:e Decker (lara; O�dtcll ('55) Mlmftt and ErWly Dud@l"el l Virginia ('13} ami Alvin O� Barbara (,61) ,and Lluren D<F� DenM11' and Undd. OeHart O@Jore, ('59) dnd fohn De,me r "

Rich.a.rd ('57) ,II,U (.)wl D�JoIIl j;ftn("

bavld dod Guol Dt!loog o Ih. At, Lille'l Foun�;"ton LOM j('arl!f1 ('82) an� Kenc1all

�nllflb! HOWArd Oempsl;"y ('60) 0 laoof'lte Demps� {''9n and f'ttQlnll$ �"",p'jO" t;I Sc=o1t ilnd J�l1nnle OenbtJ S(ou ('Sl) aod t<.thf.Jlne ('84) [)for-nls. () D��rg".,t�d Sd'tal..n.n,p' I. raul (,,69) �nd Helen OOSt'n M�r'" OesVOfgl'� H Maul w Dp�VolgJlt' f'96} H D.allvl ('61) ..tid Joann D�ttJYJano LQ Jf"o1n ('48) d,ld Robel't o.wbl� IiIMther Dtly..e� fOl, Q

CarQjyn �"64) ano Rlch:.)rd

Df:.ct:r H

Oe)lt� COtporolt()n founcta-tlon L

De<yl(ln ,·41 ) Edw.aut "ntl Arj.enl! Dlilm"m� LdUrel ('88) .ilm' JetftfY ('88) N�rrn ..

Dlck.u.on Q

l�t!"11" Chck\OI1 ('9�) Alan and A,dytn D� s l dKJrtg .nd R�'" Olel"(:k� fdwl" DI.,dQrtf ("�) 0 Jody Oo";cI<, tJkk.1 ("61) c.rU�r� OletrKh U1 D, and t1f"!dl D199� Olg,(AJ Equipm nt COlporl'ulon L

O�gmliln ,15i) M ,fCIl ,IOU M�riOI1 0,11 Shaton ('fi9) and Dal e Djlltnger U! j"'.ph I" 10) .nd '.UI. CIII"" Roget Mtl thris OU''If;Ut Teryl Did" (73) Syl.l. 01"",.., I"S7) H OennlS .",d Otobble Db, 0 Oobbli Movntal" hell!' Foil"'; Tro,( L )tUft and Jl./tJlIl1 Oou,ltrtskv Jerold and ldtUUetloe OM LH M0'Y � Doldd L ThOtf\", Dodd �'741 a"d G�y Kr<Jmel' Dodd ('76) Juddh ("6,6) ..nri �me:J. Dodd� o G�gl! ('bOl <'Inti "ill",,,. Molralfl'

Mrc.hae4 t'68) sri d lanel ('66)

OO UlJ las ( 8 1) and Tc..rol""i d ('8J)

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Professor s gift helps theater students hone their craft even after retirement Theater professor WIlliam Becvar taught asplIlDg

hlJrch, North

WA L

FaUh Luthet"'11 Chut(h,

Shelton. WA Q Gary t'SO) ilfld MdrilelJ! ('80) Faille t) Bradley ('79) and M.tfl�ll.t ('80) F�lk lH Bry4ln ('7�) .net Mar1i f.lk Otamlt!' f.llk ('91) Lynette Spra9�lk ('81) .tld M h.lt!1 Fillk

actors at PLU for more than 30 years. But even

Multi' ('50) and Ro�rta ("51)

when he retired ill 2003, he knew that his Job of

R..Jph und Sandy F.JI�enberg H,,-rc)4d ('S1 ) ., n d Mlrr ant

prepanng students fOT a career in theater wasn't

fuushed. And. with rus recent gift to PLU, that IS even more the case. During his years at PLU, It always bothered him that his students never had access to a script li brary - a stand-alone collection of theater scripts that aspiring actors could peruse. So. bade in the '80s when two rooms in Memorial Gym were clcquired by the Theatre Department, he made sure one of them was converted to hoUse nothing but scripts - and be ava ilable 24-hours accessibility,

50

a

day for theater majors. "I wanted qUICk

students can walk right in, sit down, grab a

script and start re ading." Moreover, he began a campaign to make sure the library was populated with current scripts. l ike H

Angels in America" or " Proof" - not merely the old classics

from masters George Bernard Shaw or Arthur M iller. With the Eastvold revitalization campaign beginning in

Faile

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Ilnd (onniC' d

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Oonnlt'. (163) an d CI1arlti feddr Janles ('66) and Ka thy Feek LHQ Oalene

('1" JntJ )t.1tl Feero ()

John Fold"",n" ('82) LflQ

l i brary wi ll be moved to fastvold, part of Becvar's S50,OOO

Luther Fendl�r l

lCathefiM Fendt.t l

('68) ilnd M.ullyn ('IO)

gift. Mo reover, he plans to donate his personal script library -

David

valued at S8, 000-S 1 0,000 - when the structure is finally built.

flit! Mae F en n (')Ij) l ThOrlliJS ('68) ...nd Katherine

he said. What does this mean for PLU students? According to Becvar, the answer is easy. "When students have the chance to read the day's scnpts - what's current fight now - they are so much more sophisticated i n their craft. " he said. "They are better prepared. because they know exactly what's going on outside PLU. "

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('13) and Robert FeuLhl

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"I have purchased Just about every play that has come out. "

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('18) 11Ild laur1� ('78) liauge

�o"",'

J091\ ('� and ll'm kedge� Arthur ('59) and Loft!IPil Heell """ Q G�tiJld ('53) MId EI I I!Cf l

Br.Jdlrv and Elli':abelh H� ldb le

GtollllU H � tllJig�n L-H Keonol"th ('65) .Ild b:)yt"t" ('S5) Ifatty.gson UoIQ �o l i Hanvlg",n (113) Ii �udl. HMWood ('Sg) Beth ('79) and Rnan Ha!JjkrH H �(I\'hl ('8S} ana M.ut. ('86) H"","� Gary '�1) 4l1d J�rtrljh!1 'iasterud 1C"lhleen ('aq) dnd Robe: ('11) 11.. , � 11J1.u David " 9 I � and Katl H�lhm 0 loe! rS I) .nd M,lIy (,80) 11",11"n ",.,k 1'82) ,11<1 M.,y ('84) H.,len to Rolph ('S2) ,InU _,, ("II) )Isllen 0 �O. I'65) an� B.. ." y ('66) ' 011.0 1II0 Hath"n h)undoll l "" L Wal, Hall.,. I'D;) 0 W.yJlfJ aod 'il.l�a.n Hdllev Dltwrtl1lo ('94) wnd J\�h Ha llO O Reubofld ('80) and OQfi.ald lial,ei)en ()on� ('81 � tu,d Johu Huut

Odnu.:1

,..ud

Verone H Bin�"

Hartvrgsoo l

Ada Uaug

Hedegaard LQ

Bl.andy H dg�r ('0 I)

Broot'fleF'l Helm l--l Er�l �tek�,;men

1 10<14 �.r1m.., 1 01) M( etltW Hdtttn3n H Paul �.nman ('67) Ltl .. . UTVt9wr1 H Arwln f· B'ott (92) ""d 10)(.'1'"

CaI�I". Mar-I! Haug

U�I!I ('82) and Mil

Jullf!l Ann kebert Marllvn ('S7) and WIlliam H"'hI � Stevt'n 3"d Sand,.. HM:luor

J1et�mot!! H

ittHgcwn Andre-wv (' 54) -IJnd Marilyn JM n iIInt:l Rulll

ti@l Il n g

Kenneth and Auth H�lIln9 DdVId Ulf(I Con'lAflUl! H.e J tyl;: l lO Denny ('61) lind SIJ.wn �Iel"oth o Ehl';)beth ('gO) and Dale Ha'i Q RiCh�fd tind He£e:n He(l'lingway Jeaf111" Hem'-to<

(74)

Eil14bl!! t� I--telldcf1On tOl'S tiend SSO('l Moirllyn ('82) and Tl1cm.Qs Hl!!1ldt"I$CIt1 Perry 8£1d �g9Y H�fldrick, l Jdnl� f-kfKln<�SOO Ll�i'I Hendr.... x <Inri Mlchall'1 Pctll!'rSbn Sand.a ('87) and Grt'9 H e n l ey Lal, \'981 .,\ <1 Doug"" HehmnQ Q Tlill:l@ ("92) .lind Mililk Hp.-()n,"�r

the Henry luc.e Fouru.f3�lon. I.K. L

dy H�'Y ('OS) 0 N�d1el!l!- HE"nry ('OSl Q lohn and Z"ndra Hemel LHQ MdUhew ('81) an" 'tummy Ju

He11\el

�tllf.mle Henlhaw Dorothy ('65) dod f\.khd4'd 'rf�mJ�y 10m ('91) "fld 'Sarah H�pl(" Myrna ('56) and lawrence t1ep(Il'. Q

Herbert B _ Jon es fOU' ldlltlOn l

Anlla Helbig

Fdwa rr1 ('86) iI1ld KarC'n ('87) HerclE'

Dor othy He,j'tlel LO G.all Herrntimon

ChriUI� ('86) 3fld Andrew Hernt. k

n,omas ('69) �nc1 Johof'til Hl!ntau Myroh and Greta Hertel

The Her'lz Corp(uBtiofl I JQhn and Colleffi Her1 9 LQ Jean Hesla-Kopta (�50) Jeolntltl'te Hess ('68) Mar9ilr�t He'5:'J (7'0) Leult. ifl'l(l OchrtJ Heul:' Safah He\tifl ('66) Stoct!y lie!i.ll."r iy

('86)

Gary and SU$8n Hpue( 0

Joh.1t1.n4 tl�us'Sm.tn l

JQh" Hetnsman L

Peter ('8" .al"ld N.-nt)' ('86) Hevs�mi'f t1 0

�atty Hewett (/80) Q

Hh'liell -�iltkard Company

Foundatlgn L

Sdlmu.el Hews-ton ('>OJ 0 Bart.>.ara Heyet (7 1 ) Milly (o U,·'.?:n ('81) l ind K.;ul li<ye< L W. RQndld ('61) ilf\d Mil idOl

('641 Heyer lO Jdnt! ('81} dlld Bobby Hidcm..n

Sh••o� ('85) dnd (ierold ('55) Hldr.mdfl Q

RreOOd ('R7) atwj 8rlan Klck\

46 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

Robert ('71) and S",... Hi,.., H OltiOI'l Hjrks bta\1! L ljl�;} Hto� Paul Hitty ('78) .lnd Cmeth!' OrQssfer Q

Phylll, H".I9m, ('00)

HJ�"'."� 1'69) AmId Hll(fiilhl l J.H,.y

" u,' lllld.hl l

Aicl,.nJ ('6sl "nd CQ"n ,e ('651

tflfd;hl LH ROD"' ('&ll .nd la.nne Hlldahl l

Lore{, {'6 1} 1100 Ca/nIIlSi

Hildebrand L

USII ('81) ltnd H..", Hl ldcbralldt

Christy {'SIl) ."0 Jann HH� Q JoM "nd In,1 lilll Maunew and StJlanne ('74J H,II

INAynr fbH JIlt! Dl"�Qf.t\ Hln ,0 W,I!r .un HjU �761 • finite j'571 a:n.tJ 'V\.fa. nne l1tlh�' H O.\/W ('58\ dod lJrinoe. 1'&4) Hdlei'and 0 C.,olyo H I li" ('51) Ji"r'Omt'l til1lt,, 1

Dal\loj!l fSQ) .nd JeBf:.M1!' ClUj Htlll11011

David tl89J lind Cd tl\l!- l l rre " 88.) Hi llma" Q

EI""belh ('0.> and Idrob ('�J)

IjlfT\lttelntlltn Q

JI)e oiInd Audrey Hmch lQ P�ul N T ('SS) lind Loi, t1'I"derer MArth.. Hlnd�lI. H Ray ('36) tind Ir�ne- t11f\derhp. Q Catofln. H,,,,,, ('OS) 0 MdlV ,'/6) olnd l. Warren lilnes Jane Oie'Yene)'�Hinkle .i;lMd Mike .... Iflkk Jt'anne (76) and R'.obert Hmkle LO

ESlher HtnWlberqer

wol >llnW! " 50)

George ('74) and il(ari" ('15) Hnthml 0 Calc "nrJ Sh.trJ:'r1\ Hll'7 L.O S;yl�1l.1I Hlelmeliilll'1d �on.ld TW Ho ('!>Ill tirh:Hl C'50) anl1 Thal"fl,li Haban Judith Hob.," Oel�ft and '5h�i l� Habbt. "'$n Hoc..... ('OS! 0 ThOfT\a\ and JarJVn t10del kathenhll!' .arid Stever'! Hodgt' Hoe(fJ1."t Celafle5e founaation l Mary ."d L�rtard Hoeh Jl'<iln Hotl Goukm �'S81 .mI Unot ('S?) j.Joffenbilckf'r BtlUY ('68) lind Aliffi'd liot1man o Ma,", ('51) ""d oMoiW HolltnAn L() Wilham dnd Jaof!- HQtfmilJl () PdLJI ....nu 11.:1111'1 Hoftmiioo Robe" and Lmti,a Hahtad UIIH�i . nd alil'VIl HOI)dfl 'hm �9 ('04l How!lrd Hogle JfM1 l..itld4

;:or�

Polul .nd Vt:ll.a HogrUtld to Theol ('49) and Anna Nn

HOllilnd O

N,.. f1"I"" ('�ll Henl. Holu! L Roy "oICe "Ahce " Ss) ,md Jutlm Hokmsoo

M(lry Ann Holmes ('7 1 )

T(a�is liubef (01)

Richard eEr9) and Karen

t-/o lmH Q Amy Jo M(ltltlei� t"lolmquin ('89) dl1U peter Hulmqillll 0 ralll ('<6'0) and R�l1h HolOTqlJl�t The HolCI�us t Ed:U(� H ionlt

Rnnald

Ma",V ('a7) a nd B, Ch.,I.. Holl

�"05by Q Lrwrl!m.lI. l,Ind Sonny � �lb.

Pdul" l10lrrlft (' 1 1 ,

Foun�' ion L

o

tv1arth.l L.e, Holt E�laT e LH �(t.":I I,J Hl'}hc ('68) 0

Susan ('81) and Thomas HOItMlf.lpl�

Mary Jo

M,mhew r!!S} ilud

tioly T"nlt� lutheran Ch\lfm

HomeSue-e-t 84Jl'1k I

B�erly ('72) aJld Robt!!t1 Homier

Honl!�1 1 Ft:illrni,lulon LJ...1 Anna Hong Alln Tru", L

Hoop' WiU, Har,;h

c-..,Ia ('82) and Todd Hoover J� ('56) and Mardy" ('57) HOO\iE:r Q I(jmbeflv (77) "rid t(enn6lh '-10011(" Hope j l,lhel\ln Ch\/rc;h, ,..camol, WA l

S.u�" ('81) Jnd Chm HQ�n Em�t ('48) ilnd Ifend Hopp LO "'anlyrl Hoppen ('82) (iUl1nd:r H Ot 9tm <lind So",. Johnson HOfgen

LeaOl\e (,96) and Roy HO'J'!e

Jon.uhJI1 (" n dnd J�.lf l HOfl'lP.r

D.rren 1'90, and jclme�

I1cHning Q Ht=ldl ('98) Ilnd 'Stujln HOmUf\9 o Oani�1 ('72) and K.iJthem'H! t'?3, Horshll L Judy a"d Warren ttarton Sue ("56l ;a.nd RelY tionQl1 o..tl., Ho.. ,W 1'75) J�ilnne ('QO) dnd P�llJ H�th

lQ

lllOH\os.S t-josk,lns (147) ilno N�oty lJPscomh-Hcskini­ ('59) �lol<J. na> and lind. ('771 HOllIe 0

Cl1afles and Annabe lle

Houglvm

Krj,tlrt ('89) .md Mkluret kouJe

o

W�ndy ("Ql) o1nd f\alph HOI.6l!r

o Carol (73' Bnd Arthur Houston L Da'IIip <loG Def'n.c l1ou�ton )0.1 Hou;ton ('00) RoiKbel (,7tl) and O()�qlJ;!ls HQ_vde

011.,; Hovde"

ElState L�

ennelh oiIod In'll!' HOwer lledn ( 60� l,j l1d Ridw i tl Huv@{ Q Caroline l�o...land L Curti\ ('i'1) ifnd Nola H(J\Iiand !flO Orden.. Havl.md ('58) LJ..IQ Palrke H ",'and ('8S� Oenflfs ('64) and l mda (,6.5) Howard U"O

Roben ("63) and Marjorie­ How.lrd H

B�lderwn

Holhngl\"lOnh

ruch.rd HDI!CNWtv AobPrt Holto\\l.iJY ('7.4)

How.ud Ffdnk and Bonnle ('93) Howarth

and Henry Howe HO

JlJti� Anna (72� i3nd H. MiHe H�w II lQ s...on Hoy,.11 (,021 L

Oeborat1 �Iowell,

Wl tllam ('75) ln i d {)Ydna

H� IhI5Cn

HSBC M

'" Y \'98) ."d >am Hubba,d Howard a nd ltlu Juan Hubmld

Ka,; ('87J and Oilvid Hubbaro ThorN» nd P,tHid�. Hu b�1I CUrbs Huhf>, L

Pamela (77) and Kirk l�aJc.son

Q

lCr.nt Brute 4'66) ",,d !Caren lit:nbll'9

Poodl4 ('64) .od M.'Y Jane ('6"5l I�II!"�� LQ

K r lsti ('86) and Pate' ('90)

1,,,,,, Cj

M Iclldtl be-Mee ('92) flfi Jdr'l_ s<;llOlield P-h�liP I�cnsefl ('6�) dnd Mjtlha M')'er H tTT Indu�U tes, iiI .:. LM Gr� and '�Hol l\le""el1

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tilJling Q

Krrll! ('95)

Hu1flU'$l

Bemlud tiUIsd'w!f ('96) NOfllWl 171) and C,,,"' Hubcl'wr

Roben H'ulshouser ('75)

Std,l ley Hu tSIT).i,Io ('516) lH

("591 Ui KlI!!n tiultgnm LH� f\Qger and JOdnn� H\lltsrr8l1fJ 0.',"", Hurnliett r'K>1 H (J.ud. >I""",., ('51 ) 0 Anne !iunl and William ....ed�r bal141e P5) -ind J..UI'l� !tunt fj"iant Hunt ('97) Clem(' lll .nd Ph)llli5 Hunte' l.H Gerd� ,"U} .1Od Kel111 Huotfrr 1..."< 1I"lrql<"

o JOt'lI\ ('76) iCld Pamela ('77) Hunter L(l.ura Huntflr f03) 0 Ruuell {'59) and RUlh ('59) �unte, H CQ.T1� H S'. (7]) .lnrJ Di.dnnc 1'12) IM ... ket lO Oavil;l and Naomi Hurd R Icl'i.Ard l�l.ud H Ci lady<:e tiul(bun ('S3) Klllilhfyn (.��) ,jnd JOht l C'SY. t l ll,le-y q MonIca 10S4I .nu Rid .. ", 1'93) I lu,ley lHQ

M�fln Hurt ('1l41

Jj.nl�� ,'/0) "n(1 D�l1(1I{th {,71, liu..hagen LkQ '0"," �"'h.g.n (73) '''� 1aflE' te "idlurm131't ('76, Q Jo«ph "u.LuI ("Ill HlJltad fun-ere) Home Robert Husted (' 4) Gonion .od Jean Ihlnon lisa Hurtan 1'93) Nedt and LInda Huston Poln,md1'1 Mld Ham" Hut"oo Dt!l\r,,, ('Sri) ti,�d rrudy tivuan H A(ltlul HI.ly1.'1e " 781 Chari", flyd.. 1 Otn tfydfl L WIIII.m onol BolIV liyde ,0

W an.d ArlBr�e HO\l1!I.)nLi

If'OflMd ('60) autl Jun�ne 1'50) Haw. M.rlJ .., r.t Ogd�' HQWt'" ('65 )

o ('&1) .nd Audrey ("75)

CO R:d-mQ(KIa I'�l' lInd Vincent 1'8)1 Hull Anne HuffrndI1 ('S9) 0 Cilen ('5) iilnd T�(y Hr..rH.nol'l

Eph.dID, WA l

H{l1y Tnn"v L lrthersl1 Churrh,

�"�tyt [ 7'5') •."d Nell Hold.!" MI{h��f and 5hel1a HorQcr LH .-. ,I"d lOol.n tfllift!:(& Dale {(84) �nd Md"Y HQIlar'\d �'Ibofl Holiond Q

1.1",,,, ('23) Ont' R.""I ('/.) HoU.md 0 Robtlrt ('SO) a,r:d t(,alirl ("SO) Holl ....d Q 5topt'<lf1 Hnli.nd !'�) no Kjtn�flV' S�ylcs 0 T,lf\l l10UttJdY ('94} lmd D.,rn

o O�b{. (O.�bvl H"d'Q" ('82\ �.n(\OLM tl",dllponl Tom Huelsbi�rk l Q GtJldOl1 "'1)&1 .lnd lOI,f's.9)

Por Angelti, WA l

Holum LQ

M.u�o rlotum ('55)

Thomas ('90) and Lauro

LaVO" Holcl�n ('1i7) 0

and Joanne Hudlburg

1.0 AllII:n i)nd SusAn HUlbr(lQtk lu(j,th PTI lind Dunne Hulbert LimJot HUIl¥n H R.ichard ('69) i'tnd Nancv ('72)

Everett ('67) and

lind MiJlIOII ('G4) Hokemiad Q Oilwl l l--'olbI IJoJ;. AI." , ('64)

Mar llyn (70) and Rdtph Huben

I

J . 8. Rt!!�nolds Fcunddtttlrr I Myrtl. JIKk inal'11ii'\ (,76) d od Krios;ten Jacka lO 8rlglUe ('71) <Ind Oave JiKkmitn AMen ('0 1 ) .,Id Jerml'er ('0 1 1 J4tk�fl

'\irel 8ichbn Ji!lcit:wn ('11) and

G"lIlonI J \On Duane ,md Christy Jacir:lOn Emmer Lre Jxk!Of� ( '15) Q Robert" l.)Chon Rog.r '.xt"", ('70\ Q JOVittil ('om and John �ob frank ('81) drd i(l!rry I ..calx Klmntlh Jot obs LH lPilh ("94} and James Jacob.. slBn. 1ocol>< 1'28) CH 1m Jotobwn ('40) LHQ J . Revnold Jo<oh>o" (']0) L 'o�n ('60) and �.'en ('6$) J.,lc:.ob'$.On lO 'oi l. ('8S) .nd St..... ('82) Jcu:obt.On O

JuJrf!. l.)(otJwu ('J ,)

tc;athryn J ��u;ot»o n (C6JI lVI "toti<on ('40) l}I Marilyn J Jll;;obson ('73) Nottlh J.Kllb�(lfi (' :'to) L Orvillfl' ('6)) and n�nnafee�c:lcotn.on Q Rd.,dy and iCathy JacobJnn Ru�1I ('57) ;md M.u9ar�t la<omoJ1 0 Thom.ls (1i9� .md Kathleen tli4..Clbs on Lt-iO SUSilfl Ja<:UOu'i {�7)

Ddniel J.n�<:h ('6�J HQ Jlmu'''i ('54) and COn�l.ln(e ('56) ldeget Elizabfl'l h ('76) ,and lism

JarmaSi;'"

Rdymol,d ('85) t!. ld Sec'lett

'an�Ir� Q

tdl1h OJl1d Norman J.Jq LlH Jnhn end Motl lqil Janett lH J'yRay

JCPenney

Company f UflrJ L

Peter 4litl Jult! Ant1 J�ff5 Tefl Jehnek ('751 0

lU<: IU. l«t:lC!.su 0

linpe r"S7� ar-,d John

Lloyd dl1Q H-l! lhm Je:1I1J1ll

113M Intt!rn.l!lon.l1 Foun<L1lion

Gary ('68) and Be1\y J{"nlrlns John ('63) dnd Gf.Gte

IFa Bn:)kI!J�. 1"(. IGtYt' CQfll

H$" Jennt' r

W1!ndy Ikerd (�)

U...('d!Qfl Todd ('86) ...d H..do ('88)

Ole Jen"�nad

Reld.,t dnd ei'tQr

Edw.rd oit'ld K.:iUln Jc.llnlngl

Ib"n9"

L

JCI1" il,",OIl Q

Imhof ...

p.",ol. ('S2) .od 'd".rd Io<h Indt!pl!nUt"n t Callt'qf'l t:)j

WdShingtott l Paul and R.eg in.a Inqf oltl! LJ.fQ 01",., Ing,"" ehquOit HI Wilham iIIInd )eann!!! Ir'lnfs DoIOf�' ,n",' (,68) H mll�1 Cnr':Hudtjo-n l 'filt."1 f'oLmd.itJo�1

lM

l'It:f:l"!ilil� Oi:!l.tribl ltO ( Co.

Edith Jt'll ne-starl L ('00) L Sandra ('60) and Frank Je.nnin9' LHO Agnei H,L " tift) lind Alvin

Jen�en How..tro Jtm51!'n LH J Byroll Jemen

('611

K.enlll!th ,srtd Anrw JI!I1SI.!n

l1ndfl. ('77) .ancl Catl JenSEO 0 MI�'� Jen'\en L

Rbbcrt and

'til n Jt'rlsen

1.0

'Susan Jcm�l!'� t

lhof"lAral(J hYu!-n E�t.au.· Loti

G.al\/(!n and VIl91n1a Jrhy lQ J(!'"",Uef (,�l' �nd Timolh.., ('''l) IrWIn 0 UOI� ( 57J and G4ry l,ajKRlfl Linda �76) And Thorn,,"

Robert ()l1n Evelyn JCI1son 5j111dr", J�k L a ' u H 0lJ\d fdWa.r( l Jerorfle Reb«c..J. 1l!11Lld Q P.ltk'e ('79) �nd DWigh t

lynn 1'82) aO(i Nancy kaaooo

JFR Fotmdation LO Aiduu'O .and GUlie'lOf! Jobst 0

IYfK10n 0

U;tj"� " 8 n of"d Str",..n lwak hid", I�.akoien

J�wson Q

N.an{y Jo�ms ('69)


KEY 10hn\oI1 PAmfl, ('qQl 4Ind �tJCJIa<i

�alma �nd Normoin

l: rl

Evelyn Jonamon

John o

J()h n D. & CII61ht1 ine. T.

MacAJlhur FOUndatiOn l

Jo h n M <iilbemor, FoundatiQt\ L

l W MUfvln ,nd Oelor�s Jon", o erd'U Jnd MI'lrIcUl Johnu'n Alan Johnson (' 60) Andrea John$oOn rOS) Q Anlhol\y Jrtd K'�lj Jo hrlif/n Anton ("5]1 .,ld \'<'do>l I ('SS) lohnwn 0 Barbarit J oh mo n

Jof,n Templfiofl fotmdatJon

l

Heath., Johnson ('73) Q

Be rllf Johnson L Bon;-a ('74) 'I1nd Ron Johnson Bruce and Ten! Johnan c.alvin ('51) and Ah{t: Jennion Q Cdrl an d I llIilln JohnWI1 (arl ClOO B�tty Johnson ClUhryn loh f)'f on L tld,erle ('Sf)) and Allen ,emnio n LHQ (I;tfo,d 1'50) ,,114 utyl ('50) JohnliOn

Odnlel (76) and Dar-t ('18J

lolmson Q

David ('67) tlno OCbfdh ('67) JohniOn ...

D.wid ('78) dnd Sandra

('76)

J hm,ou

Clarene Johnson' s volunteer time proves twice as nice, thanks to

oa••d ('69) oM Pd"Y ("69) lohnion l �vld ( ' 4) and Marlys JoMmon D Yld (' 74) and Unin · n 1) JoI1nson Q Dean dn d laVonne 'ot1l\100 LQ Deborah latl"son

Thrivent

Delphin ... (71) and L.l'INternCe

John�n Q Oino lohnson ('OS) Q

E, MLtrvlt"I ('50) and VirgInia

It has been a while smce Clarene 1ohnson '56 graduated from what was then called PLe, but her connecuons to her alma mater - and the friends she made there - are as strong as ever. �II was the best four years of my life," she sald. "It was good to all 01 uS.H

('48) J o h nso" 0

tliLdbeth Johnson ('OS) Q

Eif pa Johmon LO Ethttl Johrnnn H Fr"n(t� John1On ('55) LH ftoln klln ('6 6) md J oa n ne: ('69) Johnson GI�� Johnson Glenn Johmon ('55)

Grrq ('82) and Krlnnt ('84)

Johnson 's connections stay strong. She is a longtime

Q Club

the Alumni office WIth a half·dozen other volu nteers to assemble buttons, stuff envelopes or engage In tasks that " Nothing fancy, " said Johnson, "We j ust do things that need to get done. "

the campus community. Moreover, because Johnson is

a

service benefits PLU twice. For every 25 hours that she gIves to PLU, Thrivent makes an extra monetary gift to PLU each

It's a great example of how every l ittle bit counts.

Joy ",nd Gorden m nSOn

rt

Joy ('60) olnd Robe Johown Q Karl ('83) anQ Toni Johruon I(antn Johnson ('80) H Ke-nne'th ("65) and fmry JonMon Q Kenneth Johmon (' 10 0 ICttlt ,,"d Pa L..lrrv

mela Johnson

fen JohO$On IrI T. ('60, and Sally ('60)

Johl1son

lIrS ("61l and ludlth ('61 ) LaVfmne and �r'\I'n lohmon

member of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, her volunteer

year.

John John�n ('29) l Jooa1h.1O Jol1O\on ('ft9)

Johll)on l.Q

It's also a great time to visit with friends and connect with

..,,,""'" HQ IItJth J,,"",on (" 7) Q

Cynth\� (' B3) and Kllllu!I-Pe-ter

Sohn. Joh""," ('49) SUe' (' III and CAt I lohmon 0 S\fian Johnson ('68) ftleodore ('GO) .nd M Doreen ('6l) Iohn,o/\ UiQ val(\r� Johmon {'89J 0 Johnson & lohnson M (inA, '.oOnSQn Estc)1.� L Howald .)"d M4l11ne JOhllflon kid 'ohnuon LH II" ('94) .nd Greg JOh",too IWrt.. ('00) ;HId Cynt hl. Johmlon RKhard oind Sharon lohn�lon RUlh JOhrl\tOf\ ('80) a"d Ott.ld

A I;lert K eh

$(oU Johnson ('11.l1 Q

Wriqht ChdrrJUan lOf'dall ('6 1) L Jeane-Ue Jonl!'\ ('62) ".uj�1 ('B n and R(Wj lonni 0 Ka\hl&en JonfK l...Anne JCI� (02) 0 RO"clld and llndJ Jane.. Ruth Jon.. ("83) 0 So"y ("08) .nd Thnma. Jon.. Q 911t� ("S3� ilfld P,H1on J� Q Palll i 68) .nc1 O��nee JOO\ Q E,k JonJ.oltl (·5�1 LQ �.. ('60) .114 Ka,'" ('61) Jo<dahl LQ MoII ni" o(d.. ' &WU LH Pdlul ('561 aod fri�d,J JO(ci.tu

l

LQ DwI1)'"� ('52) af'\d Diane

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Betty Kf'itfl ('5) L OQIl.ll d Keith ("'54) l Ann Kf'JIE"her 0 Ch.trflh an d Kathleen K�n (!r O.le ('53) and loan (''-31 eUer

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Kevin and

the Alumni office would otherwise have to pay for.

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John\Or, lQ

member, for one . As well, every Wednesday, she arrives at

P�I"" and Nancy rohman

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Jo<l ("83) and Ran4t ('8011

There are also smal ler, but no less important ways in which

Pc.. 11 Jo',m.on L

Jam£'\ johnson

Regents, David is class representative for h Is graduating year the Brian C. Olson Memorial Scholarship.

Q

Johnson Q J. ('sa) ind loan JO�lIl'Wn

and Brian, who passed away In 2000, i s honored through

are her three sons - Knut '90, Brian '83 and David '83 - all of whom attended . Knut, in fact, sits on the PLU Board of

Joh""", (' I I) Q

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S h e h a s plenty o f connections t o PLU, not t h e least o f which

paul (·16) olnd JeHlel John� PA,1l

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King StevtJl King (7B) Q Suzanne 1\/ Thomas King

Va lda ('73) and Gundar King

> PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 47


H O N O R R O LL O F D O N O R S

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rn t.eon�"d Anna Leon GUPHef"O tlnd Bnan Sulhvan

k�(1 ('91) .,,(1 M�I t..f'llJuell Q Roo.rt "d tot" Ltp''''''' Ron.ld ('6t) .oo Jody ("62) le",!l 1t) Le:\t'�1 ond ("'ntlit' U'foss Lois ('83) and Jerrold �rurU

L Roger .tr1d Undo! Le,vkk lO MArgod,e, Lesh� (�O) WI/ll�,n ('63� and Qtolnnr

0

It'\lmm

Donna lewi'l ,'57) 0

Uiln.. ",.d Robrn LI"W1\ lE'wt'l ('62) Mt!gAn �i'S (,OJ) SaUlh ('9.) and Mith.1ltl �w" Glee

W.llIJm ('63) .(td ,tame.t l,..,o" s

v l.�den

Doroth

5rl!ndl1 LJdltd1\uht'f (,93) 0 M'rnd.... lick(elt

SUN. lidoog Scott ('93) .�d L.L,"' I'9�1 1,�(Jldo. £ri( ('751 ..nd AI\nro J..id er (je<.lri ,' 47) and M,ld,ecj " 46) Lolar I') Kirk ('81) end ca'ol ('82) lldrn o J�art Lid," ('61) l Gunl'\olr lind Ruth Ua L Plluf liebell l °"''91., (7Q) and Ingnd U.t>erg Q Elizabeth Anne Uen (76) Joy ('14� amI D4IV1d lluen Corol. l lg/ltpll l �ef'ltjn U.nd

Robe" �nd MaXine Ullr� LH lJlty EndoYIfM'" 11\( l John ('52) �nd Mal1011 ('S3) lim ing to Chll1 YU6n lin (05) 0

T, lDCkhart .('69)

LO(kheeJt Ma rt i n Corporation M

RichArd a nd H�len LOOm,U

Garth �l1d Rose lot Patrkiol loftin

Mar\l," ('40) and Nilr)(y ,'4'5)

lQftne1�

Del rq 1) and Krll t rne ('90)

Lofton LO

50nja Loft\.15 ('591 Anthuny and Kll hlee-n logu(

Kf'n ('61) iJnd Jtrtc� (,62) loh,.c

l6mbJl di

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Carol ('B7) .tnd

BncJl"l and Calotyn LlKke Juiie Locke ("O�) 0 Jamf"'ii t'761 a nd Lori Lockert

..rd (' 59) .,ld An'l. ('59) R,d

U!��lt!y

e,ly le'le<

Kenn-e-Ih lo ('9 1) H LOti ('82) and 8rlldley lOiln

Doug l<:15 Lond9re n C'Sg)

FI:�y ('�S) nd lane. ('58l le-ne, o Robf-tt ('54) and J�ql!tlt �obe" ('80) ond

o

MafY Llewellyn (,66) Q

Ma,k ('81, Clnd SU�oJn

I�• •.,.,

Or.,n anu Stltb..r.. Ll:!udlollu\f'"

Q

Datfl!1I and EM'�e! Lokken J"1llUi L.Okken " 55)

Ame It!riiclt l

lbrion Palll lolr 50u ('38) LH

Robfor t Larson

Kr istin ltn dlan

M"rla Suver-lrf�\l11! ('82) .and D�\lld l F�le , MaO" lehmann l ThelmA lfJU".lIIM l Kalman

And Isabel

Tt'Uit L.

led9.""""d

londgr("J1 l Q Anne Long ( 86) lJiO Helerl Lortg L

John and Sa,.,) Lon g Q MlcJwlle long " 84 ) 0 R obert al1d Su�n long l

TV Lu

1I 1

l.orlg Painting Compa-ny l

HI!dI1 'I longoltl e fO l ) DIna l.offlJen�Glim" ('92) f.nnd ('93) .nd G.ofl loomis William looney ('SO) Nancy lbpez

K(�lth ('Ill and unoa Loraai Russel! and Denect" lOld 0 H e n lor(>:JlIz.len lH Norman lQrcntz� n lH nlOnlM C'6n ,,,"1d Mo.lI9f! re.ntzse-n l Er..k lOrenz ('90) Q Gefdld ,'&5) atld Janet ('66)

Lore-rll lQ

Jo.:I n lor�z

('66) L

RQhert ('6&) and Co1tftl't (,68)

LOrenz.

nd P.jtwlll I c,lm r t..' Ullt: ('92) .ir\(! J�reJ\ly los Setty LOll (6) 0 An naHw ('90) and larno'!. louer o 10 hn

li:luir.e Schrei ber hl"'t... L Silllkka U)uk ola

Juhf!' Anderson Lo"t ('S6) and G,Ogory Love ('83)

loovela nd Wt Supply 111(

Rober .md Ci,rlniue lovlien Oan�1 ('86) Jnd Po",I.. LDwt! EItC. lO\-\I� ('98) a

Mtlrgdrtt lo� l


-

MONICA LlGHTELL

Scholarship keeps Monica

�che"l! (' 87) d n d DJvid lowe Tlloma.. (,63) and Mary )0 ('64} l('lwe Q

Kathleen ("88) and B rent

low<!r

Lightell's spirit alive

Normiln a n d DebOld lnwery'

V.lJborg Lowth er l Danl I Luby AI'thect ('9 ) and David ('88) l",, 'y Q

H.rold ('51) dod Camlyn 1'�1I Maln� Ketti 'I ine Mdl clO_Y ('001 Oa....Jd Md''ftn O Oouq!tI'l ('57) .nd Carol ('57) Mandl 8rendan ('fU) """ D�"" Mllilgtln O JaS"an MangOld ('�2) .t.Ind te6fe1\ uud MangQld CNd", ('69) rind loon ('691

When Monica Lightell first set toot on PLU's

Anne W(lty ('S8) and Carl

campus, she knew It was the place for her,

Donnil Lu r\y Q

Mann Q �uwn Mann Ilnd c.harl£)

Loili ludwig ('44) LH

V1(kl l'69) and Btla" M'mni)l; Moitd M.mwH LQ Jl,ldi l"&2J and F'r.t'� M.;lnthw KfmHl'lh . nd Mrtry Mtl1'Wdllng

She and her mom, Carole, looked at many schools, but Monica just didn't like the feel of them. Carole read about an open house at PLU , and they decided to check it out . They had never been on campus before, · We got

10

the car to leave and she said, 'I have to go

here,'" Carole said. "It was instantaneous. PLU gave her a chance and she just bloomed . The fit was like hand to glove. It was unbelievable, " Mon ica died tragica l ly Feb, 25, 200 1 , when a deck colla psed at an off-campus party. And though she never got to complete her freshmen year. her mother is making sure others have the chance to experience a l l that PLU has to offer through the Monica Sara Ughtell Memorial Scholarship,

Mage-moln LQ

Ste�ht.'f' ('84) dlld Ch('ryl ('83) UKky Q Mlfl.6t ,'52} and RIChard Lud�mc," Ma rk Lut1W1Q (' 16) .afld Marjone Pitz

W illi a m ('S6} .lRd Jan in'

keeping her spirit a l ive," Carole said. H it's her legacy, That's what keeps me going " Carole still aches for her fun-lov i ng daughter, who before college paddled the length of the Panama Canal, played volleyball and threw javelin, was a lifelong Girl Scout and enjoyed travel i ng the world . At PLU, Monica excelled In class, joined the PLU crew team, volu nteered and took u p snowboarding .

retired Army nurse who now works part-time as a nurse at Steilacoom H igh School, where MOnica graduated in 2000. "Those eight months were the happiest in her life." Carole keeps in touch with many of Monica's PLU friends and others at the u n iversity,

LUf'bkc

L n(}(t'"OCt- Mdl'th

JIIlfun ('03) and Jm;hIJa t' 03)

Jil l Luel1br L Girr�H lue �9e.n ("OS) Q

N"'''LY lurn fl!!hEr /179) and �ter fIsher Bruce ('60) an d Carol ('63) Lundo.rg Q

Rog�r Lundblad ('60 H EIf'dIlOr Lundcrgal1 Gf'Ot: (,Sl) and M<lt l<HI ('S1) londga,fr to R(1;ber1 Lundg r n (,56) LH Choltle\ o.nd RQsalie l nd i n Robf'rt and Hl!ather lundquist L Kcln.tpn r60ij .and K irsten ('64) Lundrinq Q Lulh(-I �tnorial O lu r ch.

Taeorn.. WA L

LuthC!tan BrOlhNhood l

lutm-fao Brotherhood Tacoma Area Branch t8n9 l lUlher�n OI\.IrI:h In America, Seattlfl, WA l Thp. luther.rl C hurch Of The G ood Shepherd, Olympia, WA L

Lutheran Chu rch of thEe' Mtbter, Pasta, WA Q lutheran Commu n i ty Foundation LO Nell We \I'(,r lyford ('75) A nd rea (77) iJnd Bob lynch Gra e lynch

Kare.n lynch ('SS) VirgIn i a lynch ('S3) J\f(Iilh lynn Karen inc� Ge-rald ly n n Comt..mte lyon nust lH Ken ('78) and K�ye ('79) lysen

Marl ('96) dnd Oani(>1 ('94) L�lne 0 Steven and Sherrie Lytle

M

" I had a wonderful fee l i n g about the place the first time I

went there, and it continues today. H

John <1fld Loube Maakestad LO Kurt ('80) �nd Robin M. f�ra r Madss O Robert and Gail Macauley Oi.:a.n� and Ron ald MacDonal d Jay and

donatloll 10 lIghleli MemOrial Scholarship. viSIt WINW.pIU,f!dul-deve/makp-a­ glft/ or ca l l 253·535-71n

To m<lke a

the MonICa Sara

Maf'110 Sl��n (77) aud Safilh M.tph.

M.uathon Oil 'oundilljort, Inc.

George Lynth ('70)

�She had so many opportunities there, " said Carole, a

Claud.". ('60) dnd I<KePM

Ludw"i4'j

Gary and LIsbeth Lusk 0

"It's very rewardmg for me to know there's something

�rgnu." HO

Mkh Ie Madntyre

Doug and Dorothy MacKenZIe

(arol Mi3(Klnnor' Shana Macleod ('92) and Michilel DeArmond

Mary'vFederated be pt Stores t Pa U I(l6 and David Madill Kathryn ('50) and Ralph Madsen 0

Ken Madsen Mae S. �Icmple Charitdbl('

Trust S I'JUrie Mael Glbelyou ('79) 0

Da ....id ('69) •.md Pene:(lpe ('69)

M agelssft'n l

Olivet (,54) ilnU Mane ("56) Mllgn u s on 0

Roy ('92) .nd Elo.."".11 ('92)

M

Chall� W.H. an d Helpn Matthdci L Erik Ma tthe ....s .. ('04) Q Kristine ('OS) and Ken MattheWJ Q Robt·{t ('721 d n d Jane Ma lt hews H Ar thur and Betty Matth ias 0 0I�f' lee ('62) and Pdul ('6B)

Matth. IS LQ Petp, ('/8) olnd Joan ('77) Mattieh LHO Mary Mattie Amy (' 3) and S cott Mattinqly

Kafhil!'rine dttingly ('76) Q Inez M�l json l EldJn'" ('65) and Kenneth MijU'ion Robert ('63) and Ca rol lep.

M*,4.h�tti

� and hit Ml'lui1t.w LH Harold nd Ingr M.m:Uf () KiJreo ("91> and lohn Mare! Athle (' ol8) .nd Warren

DaVId anri M.,'f Mlt'quarcit l

('64) Mattson L Glad)l\ ('44) a;nd John Matzen 1 ('90) and Mate Mauer foqene and Pat rici a Milun I.fsa ('ag) afld Erik Ma u r� Q Pe ter and Harn·et Mauritsen LH HaN Maurnnn a" d Iri" . ZIJukQv.t-Mauritzen l K", ( /l) . nd u..hy MaWt'linn("v M�l isu ('89) and Peter Maxson Mary ('82) and Robprt

Greq6,y .lnd �"eny M4Jf1n

larry .tIrjd Karen May

Man;,roath

M.ul:;luenle

CctSeY f�lndJtIO"

K�r

LOM Rldwrd dnd Jane ManAnl

Roneld Clnc; VK1cf Marum

R. O�n " 65) a nd Ctlm1 1ru' '"65")

Mtltk�) O Amy ('S9} and Gary M.uko (holden-'! (-I)tJ) and IQhr MMks Fnm" ('58) ..d Lol. M,"" Q

AI.JC.mdtil ('98)

�hd BOyd ('88)

Ma rler

CiltOl1'1 Mill'" ('74) Ellen M�nh

Maxwell

Oen iSC!' MoilI)'

M.uU1 • � If'no;(tt c.omp.ntt1. In( QM Ed"h. ",."ha ll ( /8) �h.f1'\" ('94) iJOd Tt.vl\ M.r�hall Cld,k and R�hPl Marten "'Ollv "'.r1... ('OS, Q c..nI� ('89) and fralll!. Mdnt!ru Q

Mart'" (,ql) ."d CIndy

May Departrncr)t SltHt"!o Company Found OM Kurti� and "-dJl1t!ld May er LO Shcmnon ('$7) and Steven ('S7) Mayeor Frank ('74) ."d Usa M�yhew H

Cha dh ('62) and Sa ndr a ('S3) Mays H

Rob(!rt (' �) and Ing;) ('54) McAdams

Oeamla Me. Den non ('66)

Mdr l.l!men Q

Patrick a nd LOrldine Me

Carolyn and Harold M<I,tin

Dt!r1f\1s e,," Glnr.,) Manln 0

('63) Jfld Robl'rl Marl,," ECJlth M3n in ('54) 0 Mh.;hapl ..Ild Pdhic:i.. Mar1jn Nell (71) .nd Jt',," Mdt I n 0,,,,,,,

Nlkk. "'.rtln (731 Q

No,ma Manln

Dougall Sean McGreevey dnd Karl"n McG rft"vt>y Q ThomB� and Nancy M<lIraith [harlrs Mr K inr'Y ('76) afld J an G.alJolgtH�·r 0 Sara ('61) and Dana McRae Brown

�h.lWfl MartIn

Wilham and Huh:ne MolI1ln A M,a..'�o MllnlMz A tth� r M... rt.nu ('90, l MoIIy,l len ('<J61 and A.b."

RSMy <lnd Mary McAIIi\ter James McArthur

Man-mel

Noltajle ('86) and Mkhil�1 McAvoy Dl.8ne ('64) and Malcolm

M.:illin·SC:hr.mm

Douglas McClary ('63)

MrCaUu m 0

Jilmel ('SU aud Kilre,' fall

DaVid ('90) .nd Krhl,n ('92) Mdf1in\On

P.aul t'lnd Sh4fon Martln\on lIonald and Mafityu Marttmon lHQ 0.10'''' Ann M�"on , ('S5l 0 Asta MdlJ;

Manano', O

L..atltytt lh� dnd Audtnt"

McDonel l 0 0 1i :, (,,57) a n d Robert

M.alhay Jhlle ('�) and Thorn., IMII1.ws Q MaXine Malhi.S

MKhael .and Rhflflda MaH'ut'u ��OI!'II ,'49) 'U1li LAnre:

Laura and lawrence M<ljo'iSki LHQ Edward and Mari lyn Maki R olan d M Ian (,69) Barb':H<.1 dnd Charl(>S

Sophi, ( '

Msthlwn O

lH

M Mat�n

Eldr«t .lnd C.rot Mdtmn l

Joo ("88) 40d Mary Mot\Of1 0 M.dUhtw Mottlon ('881 0 Marc Malsunll)la ('04) C fredeflck _'trod DIanne Milul1Jei

McQ

Mildred McColl L 8�.n (�S4) olnd A n ni e ('55) M cCra c k en LH

Naarah McDonald·Kelley ('03) Norman and Cons lance

Mas�nglll Q

"'.,0., Mil\;! ('041 M.lodff ('14) ""d H•• b

13) and

SOO n an d Kathie McClimans Q K aren ('92) .nd Nathan M( l;rt Q Jdcquelme('81 ) and Wi l li am

Brmj.ilmin ('7B) and EII('n ('66) Mc C racken 0 D';vid dnd Unda McCreery Ru�sell McCulley 0 Edith McDaniel ('42) Susan McD o na ld Q

Sondra M...oII 1'74) H 5.lndra ('6n� and E.ill M"" oo MiJ'U Mutual Life los Co L �,nirl MoJSl�h ('n ) ioy<l M .. '�

Cynthia MahC'l ney Sheron Mal�f ('91) KeIth and B on n ie Mame

Malmbotg Jon (' 64) and If:<ln ('64) Mal mi n 0

KEY L H Q

McDougall Mark ('75) and Gerd-Inger ('72) McDoogaU LO S lacy ('93) and JarTl{'') ('90)

McDougdll

A ni t a McOu9� ('91)

Ida McEachern Trust l Ken ('84) and laura McE l roy Q Anita McE ntyre ('82) G uy ('73) and la u ra McFadden Jc-ssi<.'t McFarland ('02) Joyce McFarland Gc.rald inl!

McGi l l (''59) Q

Erin McGlflnis (-gO) Q

> PLU SCENE WINTER 2005

49


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS

Matlfyn ('GO) ilI1d James McGinm.

�oth.lrd C'&J) 'od lin. McGlnnk lO

Arvoci4 McGt.itt Darrell and lrrmr Mt�ulf. £Jedoor ('/8) Iittd (ntis MtGuire'

Shetley .and Mld\.t@' M(.GtJlr� f,.nct"� Md(..-ney ('82! elaIne ('ISO) .md �1I@r1 Md'f

nl)M< anoo O OOugtJt' ('79) .nd Udnl' Mc.Ki'lnna Q

...ry ("J7) ood Peggy M, 0<11"1. Q Erin MdCenn a Ii T;;,mau MtKI!I',"ey (J6l) Aoben .nd �h."'" M,Klm Wa.II"t.� J-nd JOM! McKinney' M

LO r)Ttrv (0

'in MtL1IJ�ril'rl l'05) loti 10 ('82) and Dale M<.I.ean Bvtty ('S1) ...oct Pet� Md ellilo

o �ebt!« • •nd Timothy Md. .r lldn Or� and lOyw Mcleod Mamie- Mcl«ld blatt L..... kaymot1d (75) and Sll'i'"n Mcf.1a'lt�r

urrOIl MC'Md5U!n L.

Robe''' ..as} t..!rtd Mei4u!e McMid\&el

I.n M<Mllian ('58)

No,"n" M<Mm.h 1'42)

Brenda

("94) iW'ld Michael

Betty M q (' 39) Dcnni .. (71 ) a n d Signe ('7 1 )

Connie Meyer ('73)

Cr'1I19 dnd GriK�: Moe.lleo,

Auburn. WA O Joan Metcalf ('59)

Jolen� Metcalf ('78) 0 Metropol1tcl" lifp Foundation M

Alvin ('76) and W, Metz Julie ('8l) dnd David Metzg.-.r

Hermina Meyer ('54) lHO M ark Meyer ('13) 0 M<lrlene MC!yer ('55) 0 N, Christ ian Meyer Paul Meyer

Thelma Meyer l

Phyllis ('98) and Jim Mt'yt',hoff

o

CyrU\ ('64) and "'rol MCNee l y

L.lwrente ol'nti

Mlldrt!d

�Nenhl\ey

fohn and Bonnl" McP�rt1dnd fr,Jr'l(e'fi McPhfmm " 74) Q John uod (olwt'r') M"PtUU\bM M�.tnie. end J(lhr\ M(Quaio Pfilti,k ..nd In!!w MQw�t!'rlRY P.i1rid!. iwd P"lIl�a't MtV(,1¥ Ann Mf'(lch..m t'75) Q Batbolra (1]6) Mtd Joseph M.. d LO Mory ('90) ond S.... M••d 0 Robert and Oo(ore$ N'eader L Mtodu'\o) Found.tJan l MldUonlt Found.tlon M Gordon ('52) and l.e!'nol MeeO;I! 'I' {i19l �nd Stt:Ve ehl Ann Mane Mehtum ('15' HO Jolw" And Emel Mehlum l

Albert and G�tgia Meie. 10 Robert ('$1) •• ld Low.. I' 2 )

Waller Mick.elsen l Microsoft Corporation lOM

Joh n Middaugh ('82) 0

Eugene a" d Penelope Midl(){k

Ted Mielke John ('58) and Mary Milbrath H

Debra ('75) and D avi d Mites

Stan ley a nd Dorothy Mi te.. Miles Sand & Gravel Co l

Donald ('n) and Debra Milholland 0 Heart l Arnie Mill r ('05) 0

Ann ('86) and Marie" Mil ler

G••gory ('96) dnd ACI,,,,,, Mei(hei1:

RuLlI Myen , etdu "9 " �91 oll1d 'ltmt'\ Melct1u''1Q l. h Faye- and P.urltk MeIIlJ( NICol. Mell", ('O Il 0 Ah.. Ml!llItl9 r81) Mary ,.th (,84) aN) Ron Mellmer ulk

("96) dnd Ho.nhe, ('!J7)

Melver Q

Mlwet ('19) and Rlith

Mentor

l

Anne",.,;..: MtF\U'I � Paul Menzel :md SUISa;, Blank

1.110 5,""" ('86)

.r-d

Seo" 1'8&)

Brian Miller 0

MOr'lUli LIl Synod, (LCA L MOfltgomefY Stre.et.

Christie ('65) and Ray mond Mi l ler

Donald Miller ('58)

('64) .and Karen

M�ch.mt l

Cmd, Soh' MHino ("85) .nd Thoma" M er'no 0 G(r()(ge j(ld M Suurlt'le M mam

e.tth ("87) Ind C,j'm� MM.II

;PaMiea Merrill �f!iII lynch a C()lflp.i''Y FoLndotIQn LOM Merrill lynch PII�'rce F.n ner L Marg'elt"c1 Ju ('6i) and 6ene MtrWln

Mon�en l

.. ('7 1 ) Ooooltl M om FoundblLon l

'.fill

('6/) ",d M.)o,"! ('69)

Inge Miller

Moody HQ Kn5\'Fle J S, ('g2) and Sccn

Jerry and linda Miller John and Joyce M i l le , 0

A"lolncm� MOOt t" ('98)

Glen and Del m a Miller

Jon ('93) and Tami Mil ler Jon ('70) and ('70)

Solvclg

Mill�r O

Kvie ('95) and 'ul l!' M i l ler 0 lyle dnd Sonja M He, 0

Mark ('88) and Mic.hette MIller

Q Mary Miller Maxine Mi ller Paul M il l e r 0

Ronald ('6S) clOd Jean ('65) Miller lQ

SheHlI ('67) and �aul Miller 0

Terry c:nd Julie Miller 0 Todd Miller (,79) Yun (' 96) and Jeff Miller 0 JamP$ ('49) and Margaret Mills LH

Mark ('S3)

and J i l l Milne

Morns and Martha Milnen 0 Jean Milton Gary Minelli ('67) .lnd Alene

Klein ('75) lO

Jess and Deb bie Mininger

Joyce Mminger ('98) Carmen Minor 0 Steven Mintz David ('77) and Ma ri ('79) Misterek lHO

Shan Valpy-Mislhos ('79) dl1 d George Mislhos 0

Charlene ('82) and JeHrey Mitchell

M"",01 Jelcord

M..... Monro<> ( 8S)

WIIII.1nI .tnd 8t1\1l!tly Mon'Q� 0

Roben �Ion"'n ('67) L

Miller

Chenda Minn (,OS) 0

MendOla JUAnitA

MentC)f Graphia Corporation

Moline'

Mpr!p Mol ler Q S....".. ('6!) ,00 (,ling Mol•• , Q (ie.t .tld Man"'.n JalYle-l Monaniln ('65) Mar,re Mon.lh.m Money\ h:� I Juanilll MCnln ('80) Kclth411fle MOt'lroe LH

8ernard Miller lH 8rent {'90) and Natal;': (9 1 )

Mrlrtloonf" Q

Melmor Q

LHO

L... Mot), C'O I ) RcnalU .md V1ryinw Mohl Thelma ('SOl and Raymond

Ashley Mill.. (,OS) 0

HO

Patricia M i l l e r ('99)

OU4na ('59) ilnd Joon (' iSJ

Mohi�nhoff

Monsanto Company M fQrntine Moruen C'(7) L Jolf,t)' ('ISl and O..n� "TI)

Pam Miller

Alma Me-lsnen L

o

K.thY MoIm l Beyerly ('59) .md Armin Mohr

Me-pnf"ite

Ann rsal BmJ Jomf!1

MOEn

000014 ;u>d i<alhryn O<m JQdy " 88) lin" MIChael Mmm r.� ('66) dod Roy M<>ff1tt Martin r�) and Sarah Mogk

Mildred Mickelsen l

MUltiUY Order of tht: Purple

MrN.bb

MoeUltrfng Tru, l

Jae;k ( 77) and Mari lynn

Aak.re (71) lH

Barbara Millar Nancy ('58) and Pressly Millen

Gafel MtfoLJlly

lienr� MQeU�frng and Ebip

Mon 1'55) and lu lia ('58)

Robin fl,h?yers ('96) Cynthia Michael ('82) and John

McMulfnl1 Q

TrHot," ('9l) aod ChnS"tophfi

MC>d.,.Jli lQ

Jennifer Metzler ('OS) 0

Mesuah Lu t h e ra n Church,

McMdh.ul

MI.11401 1'68) an d '1.nry ('10)

Anne ('88) Ilnd Rnbe-M. Ric:hiUd Modlin ('88) and Jilene Nithobon ModI", ('90) 0 E11;'., Mod".."",\!. ,'661 OU._'f' 'sa) .nd Kef) ('sa) �, o luh. Moe 1'84) 0 '.)s' MOl' 1'99) lind" Fahfgn!n MGf' (,91) .I"d rlmothy Moe RI(t\a,d and M.arr.l. M� lHO

Merl O

Gary Mitchell ('80) lH

Malcolm and Janet Mitchell Mich-*J Mitchell ('83) Mine (''is) and Arnold Mittelstaedt 0

Joan M i tto n ('67) 0 Solra Miura ('03) 0

Susan Miura Susan Mkrtichian 0 MlS Te<.hnologies llC l Mary Moberly ('88) Patricia Mocabee ('69) Df'nni� Modahl ('58)

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8i11bara {'69) .md Jerry Aopn Ol!nm!t .ud Mal garlll Moore. Oon �� Jllh� Moore Fred ('75) and lAo.. ('74) Moo'" o F,O<! /011""", ('00) K4rl11 � ....ten.son MOO(e ('SA) and /lImo)", Moore 0 M.,ianrw! Moot� ('�]) Marilyn /oI1oor. 1'61) 0 RIchard and M,ulh Moofl� "obt-I'I M!>Of� ('&2l 5�t"na M;:,rle Moore (162) Tfri tnd JOt Moor<e Q Vlwian ('68) C10d (iary Mf)Or MtlIt. I'82) end Rod"ey Morn o Andre. Nlorgdn ('02) DavId \'86) lind 1;0,,1. Mo<gan Harry MOrgan l \llVLin MOf9i1n l M "Mn Mo, gan (79) Morgan Guar.lnw Trun

(omp,wy of NrN 'Y04\ l

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('1" .net �arm

MorigtKhI Q

ChriSlln� Motken ('68) (l'M Mork.., ('20) l

Couple's love for Lute athletics helps build a new generation of leaders Neither Jill Luebker nor her husband, Earl, attended PLU - m tact. no one III her family has. But PLU, and in particular the athletic program. have been mstrumental ill the!! lives . So much so, lbe couple created an endowment to help support PLU's student-athletes. Earl, who passed away about four years ago. was a reporter

for the Tacoma News Tribune for nearly 37 years -1 5 of those covering PLU sports. H is work made him a

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inductee to the PLU Athletics Hall of Fame, not to mention a member of the Tacoma-Pierce County Sports Hall of Fame. J i l l was already a PLU sports fan - her father would take her to many events as a chi ld, and her affection for the PLU athletics only grew through the years, The two, along with theIr daughter. Anne Luebker Leatherman - herself a Lute fan - attended many sporting events . The J i l l and Earl Luebker Endowment for Intercollegiate Athletics is also a perfect match for Lute athletes. Whereas NCAA rules do not allow gifts to go toward tuition of specific athletes, they do benefit the athletic programs as a whole - helping pay travel, recruiting, equipment and other tools necessary to ensure teams sustain a competitive advantage over their rivals, Moreover, the endowment,

Do"ald ('60) ""d W.nda

along with similar gifts to Lute Club, provides for the

tho l Mark"" ('291 0

academically and socially,

Mocken I.HQ Edwrn Morken l

Ronald and Clo1nerir\C! Morlan lyn" Mprlw-y (741 0 J"",t'S MOfRii ('91l 0

('81) dnd Tamar. 10 ('82) MQrris U1 Mildred Mortl\ I...H �tdnle)' M�ms lJi hll '-4orrilOn ('8S> IUt.n.:t MQIfISOIi ,'as) 0 Suzannp and Robert �Off on Nancy ("as) ond Won.n 1'84) MJttMW

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M",1\ael Mone' (,84) .nd joell

Tt.n1lnell KlmbeMy Mon" Ol",n ('88) ",nd I(nut OlsoO" ('90) lHQ

development of tomorrow's leaders athletically,

So what was it about PLU athletics that made such an impression on the Luebkers? " PLU sports were

jus't

different, " Jill said " Everything was jus't so positive. " And with this gift supporting current and future Lute athletic programs, it looks as though things will remain so for years to come.


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(,71) �nd Marcid Obt!tg

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Jean nndall O'Dell ('Sq) and Patrick O'Dell

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Mark Otioson ('89) Wilhalll "net lmda Ottum Q

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> PLU SCENE WINTER 2005

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M y1'on and Robin Patt@fiOu

J_ph 1'961 and �arien� ('961

Severtsons' lifelong devotion to PLU turns toward Eastvold revitalization Erv and Nancy Severtson have bUllt much 01 therr lives around PLU, and now they are working to bnng new life to the histone Eastvold Hall. " PLU is our passion. It's been our life in many ways, " Erv said

"We have spent most of our adult lives here. "

Severtson '55 so valued his experience as a student that he was determ i ned to teach and could think of no better place than PLU to do that. He jOined the psychology faculty in 1 966 and retired as vice president for Student Life in 1 999. He and Nancy met on a 1 95 7 study trip to Europe led by former h istory professor Walter Schnackenberg when Erv was a student at Luther Seminary and she was an undergrad at the u niversity of Mich igan. Nancy q uickly shared his passion for PLU. She earned a master's

In

education from PLU in 1 979 and taught fifth

grade in the Puya l l u p School District for 20 years. She has been a longtime member of the PLU Women's Club and Yule Boutique volunteer. They follow PLU sports, attend music events, and both serve on the Eastvold leadership Committee, which is raising money for the revital ization of the histOric b u i l d i ng . Plans ca l l for a refurbished auditorium, state-of-the-art fac i l ities, a renewed chapel. and the relocation and consolidation of the Division of Humanities in fastvold,

Erv was on the planning committee for the 50th reunion of the Class ot 1 955, which pledged to raise $50,000 for a seminar room In Eastvold, which was built wh ile he was a student. " It was a center for the arts and worship, " he said, "In the 1 950s it was probably the fi nest space in the region, but 50 years have passed, and It's time for It to have new life. It needs to be revitalized so it meets the needs of campus and the community for the next 50 years. "

Paull

Mit'�Iy" Pilul$OO Cd"t>ef Ana Mae Paul10n l uk- PatAlron l Gerald ('�) and Carol Pauh<m

Q

T�mmy ('82) dnd o.wld Pauly P;1)(tOt' Q ThomC!lj, P<lynf' ('87) and AIe.xiD E ldt! Pal""> ('a71 LQ P ace Lu\heran Church., Co lfax, Mark <l nd Otdn

WA Q Luttwr an Ctlurctl. Puy.U\,P, WA Q Peace- Lutheran Chl�f"Ch. SWoIanil, W LQ All PC-d1lQn Curtis ('69) and Svca ('70)

Peace

Pearson

Luge-nf!' dnd Barbara Pearson LQ Lianne ('63) and Arthur PIi>:.trson Hhfuld dnd Arm PebbIH Vin<�n' (75) and M .i1rtiil

P�(( hI6

Kenneth and Susa n �d@ Einar Ind Elnm6 Ma�' PedcfSen Q Ent llit. P�e rS� t ('4 1 ) LH Uri'

Pe(JB-rteIl 1.O

tollnd and Georg P�flne:n

0, Pedersen LH Svend ('70) and CJthy 10 (' '0) Peder..en Sverre and GraLe Pedersen A, nc Pederson ( 41) lHO Oiana Pederson ('86) LH Glotl.. Ped..rsOll ('42) lHO John ('68) and Cathy ('69) Pederslul LHO L.II'e ('641 and Cho'Yl f65 1 Pedl" �n Q

Scott ('I1) and Nanc,), ('11) Peebles 0 fjJtJ�n ('6S) ",n d larry PE'eler Heidi ('89) and Khdi Peirce Gt!m' ,'Sa) lind Caml Pei ..ker H PhyWs {'55) and Don....ld Pejsd

LHQ MeMn .vnd Lillian Pekrol Rerw Pt!Ufg r in i ('29) l Su1arl Peil GO'i� ('96)

P£MCO Found.lltioH. roc. OMr

Jiunts. a JiJ"et Pe ,� O Ethel Yoakum Pend� LO peninsula Luth�ra" Church. Gig Hamor, WA LO K.Hen Pl.'fJlIlt�d Soo)la ('87) .and Roger Penner

Mdrvln Penning ton H

Todd ("60) ond Tyger ('6 11 P n$on 0 .. le�n Marvin ( 7'9) and Ka 'h �tallt Cifohne Pe rdue (74) 11 Meh�)a (,9 1 ) and Andtl!w Pe,du� MariO I'Uld Donn.} P'M4!.t Jeannene (' 19) ,nd Ted Perkin� Scott a nd Ruth Perk ins 81ayne Per�th ('61) and June Conway HQ Kio nnf'th Pernrle ('98) Albert Ptc"f1'Y ('65) L Itlt'fY JO ('90) a" d Jo f1 ('91) Perry to Dale ('18) end 8totty PC'ny Q David Perry ('81) Eugene ('54) fwd S h ir l ey P('orry Glenn ,.md Jank� Perry

ludl th Perry ('. 31 Q Lo,� f 67.) and S. Peter Perry HQ Ma ry ('nl .nd JJ me1 Per ry Manlu ('60) and Wendell P['non Q Janelle ('57) and Gordon Personius

Stanley Pe"I'\ ('15) and Rl.llh

Hanusa

lester and &elyn Petel LHQ Alfred ?<oters Q Chandra ('88) iJ:ld Dennl,) rs8)

Peters

Duane ('74) dnd Carolyn ('75) Peters�n Eincr PeterSton lH Harry ('50) and JeftileE" Petersen John dnd Mdriloui\e Petenell lQ

52

PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

evlll ('79) end Inl PetrfWfI

Q

Kjlrsten ('92) �d PretM!n Petrn.en

l OOln" at1d Cyn,hi. P('1rrw-t1 Q

Mary

Petersen lJ I

Roger and SO!!'f fW PfollUU:" �rj ('19' dnd Orol PeterwnI(illdem

Arn,.. 4nd PI'()c� Pt-terson Arthur iUld (amI PetefWn L Bdrbdrd Pl!'ha'SOn lO I ..m lce. Petefson ,'.3) 0 DAle Po,..""" ,'671 Q Ddnt'lie ('86l and Peter f86) Pelenon O(lvtd dnd WI" Pete'tson Davin Pete-n,on (ISS) David Peutrs.on ('74' OwoV". ('591 .nd EIHOOf

Pe:u!'uon H t:Jed1'lor Peterson L

Gerald Petenon ('!)S)

Cieri ('9&) 31MJ Jack PetPrwn

Hanna P'ctenM ('97) Hfh'n P tet"$Qll ('41) jj't'l Pelencm "8()) dnd Led M4II lhl@u O '"dy ('831 and ,_" POIeogfl t{euh .nt.I' CJlrhUnr pc.tt"twn laUrenct" ('66) ,and Oi)riene PereBl)n

L;ow,,,,,. ('50) and �.'h 1";0) P(!'t'f'\On LO Leona Peferwn LO L l ltjit", PelN\On U.IQ

Deon ('86) and C,iJr"Y ('86l

PlI1lo Q

Pioneer R�io & Sporn, Inc. John ('!to) And 8lt1l1ic(: Plpf'r PIPL"f, J",'1rdV Inc, OM

Kim ('9S) _net K4fo\lln Pkk.. ( 011

Auclrey PltcMoro

Carta .md R�x PIU*dI!tr!r

Jl\1l:1el Plourde and 5�,:u1 Cv"hall Q Mlk. !'jOM ('81) Q Pt.U Book store

PW WOI'll f!f\'S Club l R, Eugene r�51 and Jean ('SS I Potht!1 Q Jean Poeocel (,59) lerlOill!1" Pohl ('00) oJlld en ntellf.' GObe-11 � Hrlen Pohlig (7S) lQ Bernite! Polmow lH

ldur� ('1'" sod M ..rlr

POkyJI

LHQ Nancy ('6Q) �rtd HOWoiJrd Polf!rl Q ViCki ('87) Jnd Ene Polh.-'lmus Rern!pfd Poliurll L&lllrll) ,·S U and MIl"ha Pollia itA!'> LQ BC!\ltul� ('71) .tn d l.atry P.,'kK� hA lioil Pgme�nk " 83) 0 NUh l Po"dcr lH Marllv" ('S1} and Clifford POIlnik s Q W illiam t 7S} .)nd Bnonl� PoJ!e Q Donna Pop��e I�nlf("r 1' '96) .and Chfluopt r

('71) l-rnd.1 P('IerSQn ('63)

('9)) Pl'!'p. Q Doygtas and NAkk I Poppen

Peter'l\�n Md'''' ,Jnd Shlrll.'")' I'c:!l&!!non 0

Arn.. ('SO) .nd

l"Wf'1I PetrtlC'l

Mo•• r m ond U.,n. ('181

Mllr,! Peterwo

UAllfY Petet50n f8}) lind GI"n Colbum 0 N(ln.., PClenon ('75') lind Millry W..., rOlf' '''" (')$1 D. Elmer ('.... 9) llnd M>,rtJ� j'481 Pe'(Ior�rt Polt .,,,11 k/lren Pete-non R ltJ,.,d (' )01 .md l",,'* ( 10) Peter�on Q !tobyn ('9," and f\obt-:n. Pe,��o" Rolf .md Ann Pet�non S'ev�n �terlQn

V 'Olbl Pe:UUk>n WllUen Peterwn l

Wilham t841 and Migoonrw

PeuH'>On Willwm ('65) olnd Mary PC!u�f'ltOn Q

Wllh. ('6JI a nd G.II rl>1I

Ptlel1Cn

PIpet' Pelerson lee ('85) and M�rk ltoe Q �r"ld P"Ir �UI" l

�ity !'Ptty E5tDht ltl K"" in.l �I<I( (,88) Q pfllli: r Inc:, M

Morl. Plweg.. ('.1) lH PalJl ('47) and VioJa Pffueger l

u.m Ph.n (,05) Q Dllllron and Nancy PhaV Wilha", and Dorothy Philip ",b..Il¥ PtlllliJM. o..n ('81) .nd Su",n raIl

PhlUips 0 l;Jmet PtlllhJ)1o l '.nnll., P\,'lhp' r,11 Q

k'carf'n Ptulhp\ ('55) lHQ

U..

rBII .nd R.'ph Phillip' Q 1lW>�ew Ph,lhln Phl"n�y f:fJdg� Lut�t'M1 thUl'm, 5edU le, WA L Cann ?idant ('961 A Mh�l lIod lUhoiln flff'rce Deem and linda P'ert� LQ

Oevin Ple,ce ('OJ) Feme a"d Clad Piffle JOM ('95) ..nd Mldtlltll PINt� P'fn:l" Commercial liank smo,on ('791 ..,d PJul p"",,,.,1

V1r9lnU' O.wi� Pifer (']6) l

LDuIIo«' r:;O) and E allf PIt,1

I.i"lQ

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('87) and W�h�,

PIlgrim

Debt. (77) ....d Rl.cha.d Pine Ralph imd M�rlUfle P"ItO P.'Hlp. Pln�'11I1! ('41) Q Steven (,81) and Ann C'B\) Pinning

,.they I'oppro (,01) J..-,y PO/OP"n

( 641 Q Davi d Porte. Q

Chri'J Pont'r ('SIS)

Untfa (On) and LArry ponu POfUdnd Gmeral Elt'(tnc Co OM

[)olJgl'l� and llod&t PtXT c.'irl!gCry ('10) and Si..Il.tln Potter Q Molrad�p (' 73) an d JQhn f'oUf!f Q

Aa.ron Pons {'51) Bonoit! PotU (,9)) K ellvand Ca rmen pg\U 0 Pdtncia Path Oeborah ('78) ood Sruce Pouli n

Dlarl� ('86) alld Monte Pow.U Go", ('761 and Ion 1'0",.11 LHO He.di ('lel an d G�ory PI'Dmuk K.s.e SQlef Pr.;tf19ho fJ!'r ( ''ll) and J(�lIv Pt.tlyho-ttr ('97) K:eith Pranghofe< ('01) Q

So n ya ('0 1 ) and Anthony (,04) Pl oit a L

Jarw;o.t ( 70) ilnd ,ohn Pra xel f:llu�th and P� t('r Preil Fru/'1fe:50 "od M.Va Pr ent Itf!o 00111,," AUM ('64) Cll"ld Cart rfe5ley Thl! PU'1:se-r F-OOr"t.1dUon L fIIef"11 Pre-«on Kt'Vtn ('85) .. nd Khiot� ('85) Prib1bky 0 Snan ('55) and ne PtKr HO D�ilnna ('82) a.nd Richard Prl(� Ciregcwy ('78) olfld Wendy PtKA Q

Chnlffinf' Pnce TO\\'u ('9S) and John TO\... " ('9) 1at� Prit'�rd H CO'dlil! ('flo)} .Iud Gt'loild Priddy Q RI(;harrl ilnd Karl Prj�t Pnnte of Peacs Luther.u, ChurCh, Everen, WA Q Prin< e of Pta� Luth fOn,lfl Churrh, Seatw WA L Wl lli;)nl ('77) .tnd P�Utce (78) PritfhcUd Q Sand,. ('7J) dnd W illIAm Pnvpt t JcH(� ('63) and Mlrg:uf:t

('6S) Pro!» IIOW LQ

Vlrginlil Pro<.hnow (",SI) LQ Katherine ('85) .and S<ott

Pronor Mellssd Proctor

('021

GeQUrev nd Carolyn Prl)rth l Profllul(Jl lal

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,<'ku"IoQ Ser\lice�

Publi( ato.:.dc.4HtU19 'd L Pl.,Iget 'So\Jnd BanI( L


M A R G U E R I T E CAS EY F O U N DATI O N

KEY Energy LO M SylVia ('61) and M e lville Pugh HQ A"n� PuiYe- r EhT1t}f dAd lIe,15nor Punnhu Gary an d Sue Purdy StAnley and Ceallot Purvts lO J.net PutnoiJm ( " JI Lois and Paul Pu tn tl fTI Craig Puny ('86) Arm Pyler ('41) 0 Crai9 ..l id Smdn Pynn Puge l Sound

Marguerite Casey Foundation supports Washington Achievers ViSIting campus and meetmg students who were !\elped by a grant (rom the M;ugllente Casey

"The commitment of the un iversity and the focus the students had on preparing for their futures was Incredibly inspiring," said

Pelt!f Quam ('fiG) PhyU., aM John Quanbedc. John Qua rles ('76) H ash" (73) and Sh(!:l agh lyle Taylor ('84) Mlctl.,e l QUdlS()(' ('84) �nd Lori lahbild't ('84) l �elen QuaUo

Janice ay QueUo lH Peter kind Sharon Qu el lo en,ol Ann Quigg ('Sai l 5u I O\ligley ("95) TImothy (IS7) and lc1 i, /a

('51}

of programs and

Jo�eph and Kirsten Quin., Richa rd ('70) and SU\3nn PO) QU In n L

Mafita Quiroz ('a'S) Q Q\'IIest C"mmvnl(ati�a l

The foundation

R

gave S SO,OOO to " Pipeline for Learners - Understood," a program through the Diversity Center to attract, retain and support Washington Achievers at PLU. The Washington Achievers provides grants to help students from schools with low­ Income and minority student populations attend college,

k, lne l

R. W B

The Rabtl Folmily Advised Fund I

Leigh Rtlbel Joyc:e RabouOl ('SO)

Cynth,ll ('69) dnd Richa rd

H

Jt:lnet Radford

college in the state.

D""v� ('6$) and Lynne ( '65)

jonelle ('90) dnd 0 111'1 J\adfQr � Radkf!

Regents and is a member of foundation's board of directors, brought the idea to the foundation,

fa mille5, strengthening their voice and helping them organ ize their commu nitie5, " he said , Hit was a great fit, and the results are very gratifymg , · Diversity o f ethnic ity, age, income and religion

Rainl�r P,k i lit Fauni1o.1tion I Rl"b«c:a ("85) (]nd Frank R..,nsbenJp.,,Karen (,62) dnd Rrchard Raro;!er Judltb and Antonio Rama9trd

o

PtlUla Ramos ('01)

fdw",rd Ran ud.tI� L H lynda Ramst")' ('78) Marvin (' J8) .Jnd D('lla Mae Ram s tad

Pl'Iiljp ('6 1 ) aod N, lynne

IS

a priority

at PLU. and the Washington Achievers program gives a broad range of students the chance for a college education. The Pipeline program strengthens that, recruiting students and providing support once at PLU.

Ramstad

R....t.>(j LHO

EHtC' Rams-tad [stitte 1 H ('12') .md

J u dy Ramstead

Milton MOrey Q

nd Mury Randall Q

Robert R&'!nkln

Melantf ('0 I) and Timothy

foundation. Casey Family Programs is an operating foundation created by Un ited Parcel Service founder J i m casey to provide programs to benefit struggling families and youth in order to achieve a more just and equitable society for a l l. "The foundation 's mission

IS

to make sure all famlfie5 have a

chance to influence soci ety, and we believe education is the path to that . " Walker said ''To see PLU students workmg for change was very I mpressive, The un iversity has made the commitment to continue the project, and that really strengthens why it made sense for us to make this investment in the university, "

P,ctuled: Chantel L Walker and Gary Stlvorso� ,

Sharyl ( ' 88) and Brian Rilpav'l Bu.tn und Wendy ftdse M j(ha �1 dod J udi

Ro�h H

Ron al d Rasmus ('99) and

Fra'lt.esccl lane Rasm u 'i 0

£dward

and Cathryn RJJV11U5on

l

E! mer R':'sln\i\.Cn L

MtitV lO4,lIJe Ra�mu:K)n l Guy and J l.'dnr\ e R4ISJf1\tSSfffi J!tnet Ra$rt1u't sen 0 l Fr.\kl ('66) and f, lynn ('68) Ra�ml)$1efl Q Mdrgdrt!t R,Um u'))(:'n LH

Win Ra5f11�f!l1 lH

Mn-tsha Ray ('6�) Arlnw tt Raygo r ( "78) Lawrencf' .nd MalY R.ynes Stanley ('91 ) dnd Leslee Rayno o William ilnd Oori<; Re-!iI lHO

Ehllta ('55) and Williom

Reolrdon

Jo h n ('56) and Btmy Arm Rcay LHO 8arh.o11o (' 82) and Rondld

Rebl\.h

weill. Reed ('69) Q Patlldll lh�pd Rik.hcl ('18) .""d PdlJl R,rdt'r L.oyct Reef� L ViVl.ion flre(, L Anrlil!' R� l O.tvld ('8"1 .md Vonnie R�l!p 1.Nita.: Rt!'@p t i t Ted RHp l Rogor R••p ('61) \ Gall ('78) and Sthftl fte$ Donolld Ante! (''53) dOd eVd

Go" RIHI. ('881

k.en"eth ('&2) .tI\d Marna R Lggen 0

Claudia R iif f Fimeth ('77) and

Richard finseth n' S) Kt!nnNh ("59) and Aud,e'V ('62) R ii . Q

Pdf'1'el_ ('1"11 " Rli�e

Charif')

Q JoIU'1t't ('8$) Oll'ul M J1m Rrgg Q Roy ('84) and "".,go.. , 1'84)

!:)elttln. ('92) .and Willia m R i n k Ouv,d IJrld O1eryl Rill"

Jllmel dhd it,.,I.,.)' R.p�'f l Jl!fffl.'Y ( 7 8) dntt MeliSSIl

lo<eph R.lchttnb.,h ('041

B'Llu!' ('16) and E-iJffn ('1')

R;ppey LHO

(Hl'1try)

I [.,..Iy. ReId (,)1) l Kpnnelh ('8l'l ttnd Vef"8 ReIdy Q MdfjOfle Re'9stoKi L. PItW Rf-'guad l loedll ('64) and tic)(" ReI! Sanem. R.,".y 1'16) Q DM.1d R..m,n I'�I LH Mal. ('79) dnd LOll Reiman l Mol' �t'l Reinbold l 'S!mon �lnbohJ L rr.cy ('m and BJ,twJ ('751

A rmdJl(j R1Vtln

LO

Charle,. Roach H�le1 Roatkv.rn ('Sol) Tho� Roulk\lam Rld141m 6Jld H!ia Robb Roy ('891 .nd T,,,,, (,901

1741 .n� [)c,othy R.lnhi)J(n

Robhing�

Am�ha (to 11 �ud JOhn-Derek

( 98) A"oite

Rt-Ilz

('�2) ,md LAverne Rei I �otwn nd Jeaoctk Aemulr Diana (,8 1 ) ..nd rhOmif<f R�I'I TI1()f1'WS and Mary "enn, Q 0....".", 1'97) .nd K""on ('97) Otto

R."" O

Reit'arth earPQJition I. a",ky Rwko"""" 0 C, RD",,'d ,'Sl) •.., j <:.,bl Rwlo 0 John and E��IY'l ReyF1ol� �teplH.! n 4MU OafC-nt ""Clr", C. Robert ('91) dnd 1(�I!!ott 1'«)1) Dayid ('68� ."d JUdl1 Rioa Q LUtliln And ChilriOltt! RK.r L Mclfie Alce- ('81 )

Kelly ('1)2) "nd D.n,el Richards l aura Mdt•• �Ichantl ,'41) Q

A. ClJlien (72) tlr'ld Oebfol (licJldrdw:.rl Qv"tlna (901 .rod GoolI,.,.­

,..,k. �obbl", ('OSl O Ivdv PO) dlKJ Edwdrd Robbin$­ )(.ar�n ('11) and Davtd Robblm o John ('13} and ltJ(1lte ('74) Robt rts

Mlc.haet ('66) and Ma'u�"ne ( '6b) RobrrU

S<oll �nbt'ru ('891 rtw Robertw)O ('84) Q O,ff Ro,,"ruon (,051 0 Jon RntJrfl'i and f(!rn Zabri�k ie Charlil!'S ('18) .md SloMn Rob i nson 0 Julia ('84) and S teven Rollin"'" 0 K'.""lh ('S71 ••d 5.>ndoJ ('56) R,Q�inson tHO Und..wcoy RQblmon rCl4) Willwm ",nd BrJrtn.e' Rohlman I Pdlt Ro(he Maqic ('81) and Randall ,. 18) R.oc.hest� r

J,i(qu�III''It! Ro<k The RQ('\:efeIiCt Founda l ion

lOM VelJ\ ('52) ilod 61n Rot ksCad o J4n! Roder ( 96) Undu Rodlr, ('78) Q

Rldhilrd .nd Couuan(,e RKh.tnbon Sharon ('62) itnd John

rtIOwld)QO

Elv� Rodley

T�nYD ('94) 4nd lorhJ.. 1 RlthllrC'kon Ri(llland LuIMron Church,

FH�rd and flillfl4" RodpinO H ll1hCln dnd lJwrt'nt� Rody

DaVid Roe ('54) l \ 'i:ird and Ct\;t(lottl' Roe Ed.. Ka.u�n flOE ('82) Ind Mark H K lt.s Q JQhn ( 74) ;)'ld Kin, Roeber Robctt ('72) and J ..n Roegner lori aorl Allen Rbt"h l Dou9 l.in ('83) ;)nd TheJMot

'A1(hl.md, Wit

Doh"d RKhmond Owighl lllnd Gen. Richter

Paul R"hl.r ('77)

LInda ('68) 'oct Th<!odore Rld.eUr,

Soar on end ntOfUal "Ickey 0

""e" ('all and Cool RI�" I)

Rogel\tad

Chusum,' ('97) C1nd Trd Rtdqf' Ur�1 ('<)1) and Nick ftldg"","y

Kathryn Rlp� I Pi;Tttl lee Risd.fl (' 76) Q Erik ("86) iJnd 5, n ('86) Ri� ubt:ft H .. Q Bf!tty r69) and Davd Ri t ch, Gerald ('61) and Maureen ('6') R iner LQ Glt'''" ('90) and II 'Mi Ril1er Jon ('181 and I(a"," t18) Rivenburg H P�huan t'68) and c.tIlU Yu Ro

Reine( l

Atnun (,M) and M�rialn

httngt!'llne Ri m bac.h ('$2) !:)oris RJme lH

lCer\tln Rit')qdahl ( 82) HO JaMes fUnk ('8S)

Rfg,�

Rei(f1(> t

C. Mkt'tael

Riley I

Wlllldm �l1d Ann Ril�y I

I'tl<.hardson

Rans "'

The Marguerite Casey Foundation is a private, independent

Willrdrtl ("53) an d Joa'lneo (',4) Rieke LH O

Brra" Reed ('77)

RI{�

WIlliam ('49) ilnd Bctty Ann

A,yln

R�d1TJdn Hiiuvt''I Mid Uuda Redrr'l(lf1t.t

John anU DUfOlhv Rellan

J and Ll"one RaffMy

o

" Marguerite's mission Is so clearly focused on low-income

Penl'l� ('66) .md MIChael

H.mld

RanfO<tJ

PLU has more Washington Achievers than any i ndependent

Gary Severson, who served 1 6 years on PLU Board of

II

!..Ilem, OR

R.idlhold Found.1110n

Qwel foondllilon l

L H o

Joye Ro<Illold 1'80) Berlnlt! Rrdl\kr {,51}

P Gayle (7{j) .tnt! John Rf!�

Qulqlev O K dthl eeo Oui'liola ,'n)

foundation.

Redeerne-rwthc:r.trt Olurth,

Monc;otl l.JoiO

Wal ker, di rector evaluation for the

To<lo,l ('61) dnd V.lbqrq Ro<I.\ Rtod�e-f I,uthercln CI,urth, f'lrtt t, WA Q

Alch"rd .Jld

Q

Foundation was ChanteI L. Walker's reward,

Enk ('6\) "nd Dot. ('82) Redol

Walla(� ('SS) .lnd M ar lon (,55)

ROC)�b;tad William ('82) and Janet Roger'S

Stl"'Ven Rlcfq....<t)' ('16) ¥.IPP Rlltbr arid" Ript ('01) 0 £lvJ\)oo Rlek.t:: ('56) anu L.aVo,l Orl�Aleke- tiO tfff1'l'\J.n Ilnd Emma RIeke I MM\.lA ('86) 11M P;lld.. ('88) Rlek �ober oiInrt GIJ.dY' Ril'b LQ

H

Barry and (tHole!: Ar\fI Rogge H G.ary ('11) and ) lJ7tlnne Rohde M.arcia ('01) a nd Arthur Rohh.

J.Kob Roh r ('02) Davi d and Ma rcetl.. Rohrt"r

Of,Ur _rd Oofl'\ Mae Rtlla fl�( lH Gh!. fmi, (,52) and Mary Roley Q

> PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 53


HONOR ROLL OF DONORS

SEAN HOWELL '02 Mn,k and Juor Rnlf Man Rolf\On l Verna Rolfson l Georgln� C'86) dniJ Gllbrtt

P.ameW t'12) dntJ Ala n RU�$�II

ll<O

Rollfo lJotO S/l.lfmoo Aollo ('110) 0

l.ltM, Aalal! ('04) TroV and S4J1Bn Rolph

tt..ndy ('741 M<I Ali" (,14) �trum Q '41r1(]4 rOl) .nd Tiff'OHly

Jam6 Rl.IIo\ell l .tane Rus�U L rtf Rus�eH lH

Shannoo .,Id Robyn Ru»t'll

Thr RO'5'tP.JI Fa 11'1 Found.allon

8,lI b�rd .a11d 0 �OfY'l

L RUMU Investmen t Group LQM

HOnldn

And Ru�so (, aS) Q

Melf' CQmpan� l Racht!' Rami" .. Mdf,Of i and 8ru� ttommi*1 liI� ( S6) .,Id ColIl:!en ROOiQ lolUl'�nu (d.d (harlan,. Homo lanet Tagge Ront\e;b�tq ('1S} .nd RUSSfll1 ROOnf'bi"rg Nehy) {'6ll ind N.da Ronning S'oIend Rorlnlt'K) r89. 0 ROben and AJK'� Rooney 0 'oan Aoot

(h.d 1'<)9) ond s.t<.h I�SI Roritb�k 0

I Snmd.U) r8gJ ,;Jod kelly r's'u t\are" , 0 Geor41d �tnd [H.l..beth Rosdat\1 Kurt and Mphs� RoW<1hl [)an'el (,!:IM ...ud M,lIl1yn "meLO ludl'fh Afln ROse {'nl a nd Mo,v O.y O (elip RtXe ('991 lymlJ:.tlC RO$e ('Ill) and la\\lre"c e WllI M.uiatl. Rose lH SoI..,6 RO-i"

lull RusSO

Dondld Rus,la:d

1(4,en "82� and ftfw. rd Q

RI�tledQe

(..t.ryn Ca mmoc.k HULl\! ('�)

and Brian Rvud ('90) 0

'�t Ruud (70) 0 north ('62) Ilnd Barbdra

('65) R unf l

Robfon C'69) �nd

�" !lttoven (,88) 4nd ltu-. fito,� Q Am1Jo 1'501 .f!d Car.l¥n ('Sn ""'In 0 ICV ('961 ond Scan ('.,.) Ros. I<d.lhll"fll AO'..� I

IAwfet'l(e ('58) and Martt Ro$,S

Q Hobe,I rS41 .nd Swl. ('56)

RM\ Q Them. ( 80) �nd L.oui� Ron. M.rfln .,od M.w-y RO\t L..w,a ('11) dJ1d Gary Ro·hlt;J1WQef 0 Poul ('8l} lIl"Ili J"Ann ffJt) RQth l O W,lh.m ,,",.I Sus.&n Ro,tlwe-II D.wny ftOltef rhorTla'S� Ri Mfd RouY' ('69) .ud D.t:lh l�\lVI� HQ Ann Rowbe'9 (701 Ii DoIlolI<l ('751 .nd Oebno I7fi) RQ'fJherq ,ArijoJ �'61) iI!II nd 1M.. , Rowe CI, lIo,d dnd "II R"",' Q Thoma" RCM'I! j 89) UlmC10 r /5) iLlfld Sandra Rowland LQ

ROUcI t "nd Mary AQWland

I(aren ('96) and lefty Flow.ey ROyil' N(H-w�J.lm Cnn1ulClte Geon""" l Claytun RO'y(.t' lH

Joan MO)lre LHQ

Mluy M.ug..lfltt ( 11) ,nd Mlcka...1 Ru...uk 0 I afld G." Rubk. Lan ('63) Ind Bvron Rudr 0 M.Jnan� ('SO) ..net rt.tHy

ftudd

Harold R"ddJ.. n31 11

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Ruedcet lHQ Don �nd Elol'W Running Holm ctod �fll"'" Almnifl9 H� n Running Pn,tn("•• RW'lnlr'i(j "oylOofld �uO"n'09 �Ic:twd 1'6S) ..nd 51 ,nt Aun, Ing 0 Bennl1 f?1) and Carmen Auny,n 0 StPp�et'1 ('Ra) and u�. ('90) Ru�hin9

(Mini.... ('91, and John Rlb�tUlI G('IOf'ge �d Olon RU\woti lO Gf'rr1C llou..U l

54

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Eli:nbelh ("1}5) Ilnd Ryan

�awy'" tl Gad anti Tl'OIlloll S"�VVef ThOf1W, ('S8) atld Geclgam.e Sawyer Q

1<11\11",1:1 ('Q2t .md Oclvid s.wy.".Dawl rlq 0 �k�rrl a.nd 1..0(\ Sdytl! s:BC rO\,lndtlllQt\ M Com-l ance ..rid 1aml!'� ).(.afluron

Rotem�ry ('n) MIn )Ohn Sulh

kaod.navtdl1 AI,1tn6 S�tf"fT'I l Kdfln ('83) lind Jetl $tanlan 0 Daren ('88) itf1d Rabert �h.d t (h.1,le\ 'SchilefH' ('81) and Kath,y" RO'U'\Ib£/g raa)

Ryen O 109(1 Fiyg g lit

M. �lPt llng K)'99

B,ute Ri,ltoOt'!n

LH

MoIflLl1 f61J and Bd"rp�� ('6l) Sc:ha�fe-r H DoIb"" ('SO) .00 Alton (,46)

A gift for a friend makes a

lasting impression After dlScovenng that Ius fnend wouldn't have been able altend PLU Wlthout a Q Club scholarship, Sean Howell '02 deCIded to donate to he fund. At that time, Howell was still three years away from graduation Now, Howell, who owns an Al lstate Insurance agency in Renton, Wash., IS still a 0 Club member - and has named PLU as one of the beneficiaries on his life insurance policy. "I knew I wanted to make a larger gift because PlU was a

special place tor me, N said Howell. " B ut, 1 can't Just give a bunch of money today, This contribute . ..

IS

the best way 1 can

xhafer L.O

s

Ro,," I H lel,nd " 561 .n<1 G,.t. ('57) Rost'betrg Q

rrod PO and s..<an

Margaret

,'12) R llud Anll (' ) und MId\.1cf "Vel" Paal Nl9) aHd ElizabE'lh fty.m t i\a ('1)2) olnd ( n ('':jil' Ryhlooln Glenn ('75) and ffil"(� ( ' 18) Ryde, Q . l",IN r « 0) a.nd alla-be th

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RO-u...d, MO"he AOS�tl(eld and �U\an

Ruth

)one' ('82) .rld Donald (l1li)

Santer

Oouglcu ('79) and Vidde

'

Ruth ( 6.l) ""d Albe" Scholl", o

Kathy (,821 MId P-iul Sc.hdller

rTlldrl dt,,1 Donna Saitge-r 0 Wilham Saa, ('50) SABMlllel L

rom ... sm'PlI'04) I) Ouisll.r1 Sch:d(rn rag) wuJ �"J. 8ot.ldeo ('90) LCiUf'5 �h�12 L

K alhlUn ('95') and Bti(1n

M<,"I S<hAtz l

Barbara Soldo Paul and StephnnW Sadl er SA-fEeD Cor PO'dtlou LM S,JfewdY tor t Harnld S .II)�r Stott ("9 1l lind JUII� ('9 1 ) S<lqef WiIII1eor ( '50) .md Phyli'lo sdhh C R er 11 GerI"lA""� Sahlin l Sdtllin Fo.undahon I

OracE." ('65) and Delmer !lch"lK'1 �Qderit. " 87) anti NslXV r81\ Sc:haun Q f'onalc1 aod Piltrk ia Sct}aUllf �IQv. �"'" (,04) Q O.vld St.hsul ('84) All"'" _,., ('SOl FU!dqtk. 5rhl."tl btdte- (30) 8l'an;.ce Sc:tt.eoe ll!! t<58l LHO Gr>rtrutfe Sd1HI� l Oa'y,d ('1"0) dnlj K�ren 5t"�b N.nty C'6Q} dnLl AMt XheUeJ Q lamC!$ xhelbl" ('811

IrhuQ B..-n 4iol k.:Jmoto

[ A Sdlf'"lbne-r LH

S."J("h5. 0

K,)th lp�n ('91) and Peter Sack o

P.uJ ('&!.) aNl Lest•• D. Sa<k\(Ocwsky

MlIn ,Jnlte

"mota ('54)

Linda ("6-6) .-nd Thom\u Sal iltie4 10

hltlt1 h S.3IR

Beverly Saling (,�)

nd f redcl1ck M4f\l1all 0 I� (tell r 'S� ) and Joh n salh .. r Wayne SamarzK h

mmarr!l\h Hi l I5 Lutheran Chu,-ch. R:Mimond, WA Kent\l! th (' 6 B) and Ruth

Sammons 0 Marshd (' &8) dnd H. Wilton Samuelwn Q

Ida Samuel'.ion Estate LH

Jafllt t! ('71) and louis S.Jn Marco

H.uold ('�n and Arlene ('57) Sftntlberg 0 Klrn�h ('91) and Todd ("93) Sandb�r 9 Myt(.ln ( ' 65) and Marva

Si'lndber g fincH I:Ind Pea.1 Sande>

f' ..ryan

{'GS} "md Jeanne (,66)

Sande l Andre' Sander ('OS) 0 .;tvc .an d S U(' Sander Cbth(!t{flj Stl nders (,OS) Q Robert Sander., ('65)

Dorothy S.,KfI.H,d L S"ndril Jerk and As'W�,.)te'\ 0 Henr y and c.tl,.,lne Sandstrom

(irn t on .md Sandra

Sdrlford

Kalhleen ('83) and Willidm 5..1nford L Harry (' 59) and Connnt! 5.(wlnelud 0 Kiri nsgaard ('�) 0

E mily (' 74) d od CLtlStopher Sasnett

M�hael ('69) an d Sman ('10)

PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

S.Ihe l

EUs ScheIbner LH Jucflth Ann Sct"!einl41( ,(i 6) MIIQ �''iA) .md M..Iry Xhl!rl!!

DJ.me ( 91 , and Matt Scheutfe'eMi(holf'! Stho ilnd (n,he't11\1" HoIl'lwu lotm Sdl,erm ..n [,tono ('JO) (1n(;t Cora kh.erm.. " ('J1) LH Aleen Sc..hlllt.!' L H C rt,ohp I<hd"', ( 7l) Johtl Sthll!6 L�I I'dul (7]) and Deb,. (71) '5I.hi/l"t (hei' C'S 'Srhllll OW, ,Jod Ww. Glddu'Igt Gif!rald ('5» snrt fj[dC. Sc.h mke L KlIIlrr ('7) 'flU Harold SChI�htf':nh"lJhm Q turu(P 5chlf" rfl�( LH Ricl1arri t·Jj 1 I lind rol St.hl�nkt:'

SY�n ( 78) Dod Cim �(hl�Irn;Jt!f

N�llhanl:Pf 5<hllchet ('CIt) Q Jenrlliet Sdlile-s: ('OS) 0

nn. S<:.hllu tiC) 01.'11(1 .",d Mil SdtJlJt� MlldrlMl S(flm.dt ('69)

L

Rebe<ro �mmo1l " 05) Q lrudy xnn.c 1f11b(-lg H DurOthy 'Xhnalble ("ali) LHO Fred Sc..hn.,bJt" U1 M�urh" fl.nt" Sdmalbtco (,�6' o Pelt' and Paullffie Smocl.:: M r-hel lt' \rho"nce"l rmU ,It d Johfl urton Sdroenteld·GardJlf!f f-ound.ttQn Inc LO

Da,\'ld " b8l and (h",ldtc:! ('68' Schaenjrtg to ArNnf1,l Srhomfller r015) 0 Them'" Schr�..l ('7',)

Howell decided to deSignate 49 percent of his policy to the university, making the current value for PlU S323,OOO. ThiS value will continue to grow over time. Part of Howell's decision was based on the importance of a global education. " People haVing an international education IS really Important. " said Howe l l, who spent

a

semester in Ta nzania his junior year " PLU is making that happen ..

As for the future, Howell plans to donate in other ways as well. " PLU has continued to make Itself better, · he said , "They can't get everyth ing done that they hope to without donors,"


Jeff'-e� oIiIOO 'Coirol �h,oeder W Al.>n I'B3/ .",1 D•• , • ('82) Schroedtl'r W.f and �Iberta SU1roed� OUdm� ('�"S) dod Palliinc (;55)

Rog. .. ('861 and ""Olyn ('861

Skil99� Fovndatinn. U . &

Jeremy ('90) and Rhonda

JlI.,n /'&7� ann O1ery! S�annQn

('01) c."" "92) end Ml.h...t

Floyd and Gwen Solum Q Joseph Sonllffi and Amy

Shana ftlt H

LO let!: SllClllflQIl (,66)

M�h,lln SthOtXtmbrock

JO\ie S hapita ('58) David (79) and Te res a ('79)

ca,olyn ,'74) .nd B...dford

Ann. Sharnnack Estate l H

5ctuyVef

..oy �huenlOg

Sha rkC'y LQ

SchulU 0 Ch" les ('"8';)) and Kimberly ('89) Schlliu 0 N.n,v �hul" n I) 0 Su�a" I1nd AId" Schultz: E,rlwr (,57) .nd Alire<! SchuL< PJU! .nd Coni SctlUrrl.mer PIAn H.O Schum.Khcr fl.1!"Q � Nuncy Schutz: (69) Phllirp ('66) ",111 l�'lf1 �.u, rhe S<hwab Fund h:lf Charitable G",irlg Eldln� pfi) 11",1 Mlk� s.c:two'.aru. loli knwtlr'u l Mauuce Scnwart.r L. lit Sctl"w.art1 Q M, Roy ('58) .nrl rhtl",. C'Siij Sd1w6lfZ. lO

l-4.r,..,. ilfiO "1bt:lll:l. Sc�llgblE" l

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She'll

011 Company Foundation

LM

OOrothy �ht"1tOlJ l C>", h;a Shenhecd ('851 t'leratol"l Sedttle- Hou-I & 1o .... ' erJ. 1 Ronald ('73) and Diane

Sh�fmfln

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Bffmdi; rA) tU� D� !»con

'00>' ('92) IJld Bruce Sr:-at1 JUOI11'1 5<:ott ('7B) hllI� rnr 8"Ni (urt,tj Scon I(..!.f ef\ ('9" alld COnK 'kelu Ro� ( 501 oM Edwin ScOtt Wanda S<ou

Jerl� ( 95) and Dennis

St"timllbukuro

R ichard �nd Christine �hlr1&e

Randa l ('74) cllld lid Shipley HO MarljJar-et Sh i pley En,)t� Ui

Waller ShjeUo

C [d�"t lind NdnCy Scrivner '" )el:lf/.\t foundiiltlQf1 Murial SeJI I-I

p.anieJ and Dena Seama n

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Se'g�rm.:!n

M.."""' s..,to., I'S81 0

Nicola {'Sl) and Brute: Stetl!!..

Ph'�IfI) St'lm

Setbu U.. ith erall ctllJrc.h Women .. l.dCt�, WA MinI!'\: ('71) �lnd Yang HI ')elf S�IIt:!'n t-Alnml.K1tOl"I C o. l a.org. ('77) .find S.;II ndn

�II.. ,

Gordon and Fr, JntM S�,,}gren Jon,Uh an OM) �nd Karen ShOft

Joyce ('&4) and Thomd'i Short John ('87) and Debbie ('87)

u

Sho p

And; olnd Haward ShoU$e LHO ChrIS ('S2) ...nd Cindy ('82.1 Shuit2 Q

Jeffre y Shumake ("84) and Shet)1 Bombardier+ Shu mak.e David ('80) a nd Pa tri cia ('80) Slbufg Q

Fr�en<:.k G.A . .a U� I J(1net Slckert K rtlt a ( '9 '1) and Bill Sjckt'rt BUSh 0 Undar ('80) and Jos�ph Siebert Go,l SIO<k md n ('74) StE:�n Sletert t·83)

Herbert (153) iilnd L04s Siefkes

O rVille ('54) and Murgaret ('54) Siegel� H 81u<e Sigman Q M i.l SH un paa

Carolvn S lItiow ('71) and Paul l.efebvre Q Silverdale lutherdn (J,,�rdl, Silverdale, WA l

Anne and li) mt!!. SimlJa

Oonald ('61) dnd 8arbetra Srm rnom O

Sarah ( '86) Clnd D.miel (72) Sim mons 0 Hal uld Sirnons

(76)

LflAQr"1 1.0

SlfuOnwn ��6 rS9) and Marcict ('58)

�lmiln " O

Simply CoHee Inc.

Dan \'64) .n. JUdlrh ('64)

Si mon son HO

B r i Q n anri Tonld Simpson

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tva,..

("S'1) and 'm S,1!'flp8lot

MarjOrie ('67) and larry H

Dt!nnn. Sftpper and Nanc), Connor LQ

IOttI1 and Lola Setidl1r,d RIChard ('7 1 1 ""d hlh., 1'701 �e1h4,ken Chetyl �\I�n LI-I Gary Sevenon LHQ "rl'ill"*- St!:�"on

Milftfn

('75) and Jih-l

fW,tpl'l "S1!1tf!n.on � t1

EIYI"9 ('5'l ,.nd N.no:y 1'791 k""ruon L�Q

Steve Seward I

Mary Sewr>gM ('113) I!IU�urtlt� �j(tOti ,,16) L.. larry SMilter Audf I@ tn) !lnd Glen SMGren AlfYlf'fl ('St) ahd Ma•••-Cldudl!' Sholnaft dt

Simps on Th

Simpson fund l

Lebron ('93) and Linda Sims Jack ('58)

o

and Janice Sinderson

Melvi n ('42) and J9h nnle Sinex JenOtrer ('86) and Singer

Richard

Je cll\ie ('91) a nd Singler

R id·lliuO

Leroy ("'0) and Sandra ('70) 5inllei lonn Sipes ('9S) Siuqyou Surgn::ftl Asscciates

Wdlldli'l ('62) and StfS,an Si'j5CI Ge(" d ni (' /J) and Mary Siuta

Aflgela Sivertson l'33 ) Haze l Skaga l Jerry (73) lind Jimine f7l) �kag. lQ

Sketchll!"Y Q lulm (-go) .nd AlI1Jen. I'911 Slibiel Q Tl1� S,kjlfmAn F(luooallt1f, OM Ire'1t' ,)Jnnn-er l LI\I"� Skinner l P S,il:lnnt""r P�I and Per 'Skoog 1 T.m.'y� �obinn" ('14) 0 )Mn� Slater L H Richatd Slal1.a ('&9) and M4�iJW' A1kln�()n Q O,.b••,M.,le Slemp 1'05) 0 lame$ (74) ilnd MalY' ('7S)

�1t!u81 0 U,:i*l "89) 4tl"ld M.. lth�W �h(:hko

' )

Joe-tlfO Sl.:: aga ('0 I )

50111011

Wlgwom ('96)

C. Geor ge (' 7�) I!lnO Karen $onroiSY AI �ia 'Sontag ('64) 0

Ma rgaret Sopkovich ('57) 8 Ulie Sorun.en

Laurie So.re mt:n Dorothy SOf1;dahl Forresl a nd Colleen Soth

0

Sound Options, Inc

50uthwesle rn Washlnglon Iynod, E l CA L Sigrid and Help 'Sowell

R a ndy ('71) and Ola-rlotte ('70) Spad.. Spa nollw ay wtheran C urrh, Span(lway, WA Q

Marvin ( 6 9 cmd Anne ,Inld

Ja(l.ice ('76) and Carl 'Spitne (i'e-ldle" ('63) and John

'cHrey and )ielene Slocum

Diitvid and Sally Spangler I

0o"" t8ll) and Ro�,"" 5ro("'� o ..... r ('41) J�m., S lo

lorena M.=tf"tha S'O\l�t ('4.0)

�." Sm.1I (79)

Amuy SmelLl,t

CdrI Smick l

('99)

�.ala,..a SmIck lQ Mllry $m,dt (741

.119""" !mrlll ('ll) L

Cdl'l� �ilh ('05) 0 Carlos ,'18) .aod Jd,let Smi,,,

urol

Brandenburg .5,.'i,ti (,SO)

."d wk. Smith Q CarOIIE" ('1 1 ) �ncl Richit rd Srrli l\1 .(tm!i Smllh

Davlrl (1721 and M4fgtu:et ('74) Smtih

Dal. ('8 1 ) and 1111 I SO)

Judnll ;tntl John 'Stllmrtn

Clltford Selll ("g) and Und"

)heft�l... LO

Louis �heHel s L L'JIdta Sheffet� L

DeniJlE' !,inerT)' {'OS} Q

Stilnley xor� ('ll) Q

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Robert and Rita Sherrer l

J""n Schwind. ('5&) l

lQ

Barbilrc1 S!wru. ('86) Q

Chri1"l inE' Shaw r8S)

Mat)' C. L FriJlKe'l Skeete

State ot wa�h'ngto,. L

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Ely Smith POI Q Frll",i� ;trill f'iI)'Uhl Smlt.h G.tyfe: ('89) aod Norman Smld, Q Gr,jllle. f56) �"r1 t1 W.yne

Smith

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l.rry (';9l .nd Noll. �lT1it� Kaarln MAr). 5.mid1 .tnd Veil Smith

�ri�i". Sfnll h '-'OS) 0 Mdnlv Smttn

Patridd ftm.lh l PJlul and

Vlrgjnla Smllh 0

Ritfl..l, d 1m! O ..U'n� s"" ,h Roberta and Mark Smith

1'096." ('f}Q) I:tnd P.au 16 irnilh Q

Sheila 1'80) and Srad 5nollh 0 SteplH:n lind Jane SmIth

S\J.SlIn and Delln Smith r-r"' n , ,e\ 5n1l1h E1:U11e lH Ann 'mlI" S.hdr.v I'90) and r.du[ 'iehd'ev � �'I"yn smrlhan ('OJ) 0 Owtft., SfTHtll\cn u-l m. Sm IhlOll ('48) LI1 Jelm and Mafli"n �11t"c LO l(ff1nr.� Snider t Rebeaa Sni&tt" ('76) And Willi..,., Fuller

Snodgrass loti J(dh!!rt t79) and WUl"ldnl Sr"'tOVlt HtIlDld .dod Ctlrol

Q

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OI;}I� ('t3) ..,..d Margaret (7l) Soden 0

l 5odotJ"n� 1'57) Th.r.... Saltol. (,Ol) Marvll1 ('65) .and fr�o So lland l Jdmt'� Soil"le '011 Solne ('SfI) laurjl!! 5ojo� ('"88) 0

Ron�ld r6'I .dlld I.nke SQint 50Jlt7 Corp of Am!!!! 1C4 1

Oaten«! and Ht:le n So(b�rg L Ouall� .nd K4Ir.-n Solbjorg JUdlUl SoIbt" 9 1'78) 10}1n ('72) .nd c..,.1 Solda"" Q T�.'ma 50lle ('�1) 0 l(ay ,nd O",d 101... 0

$pdn';Jberg

('12)

ROntlld (' 74) al1d L i nett e Sparacinu j.mes. ('6 1 ) ;;tnd Myrna Sparks LHQ

Robert ('59) and S haro n ('59) Sparling

Warren iUld Adeli� Sp:u'li ng Q

Regina ld Spau! d l ng Ste phen Spau ld ing ('89) Q Timo1 y ('87) and Debra

Spau lding

FrM� ('75) and SUScln Spear LO

Ronilld ( 76 ) .and Ju lia Spt!<k Doris Jean ('Sl) Iham

anit

5peef carol Speirs ('8S) Megan 'Spencer ('77) Roben ('"9S) and Amy ('97) Spen<e-I

Th�odble and O",,'m Spencer Wariacl! Spc nct'!

Onhll!!Jine ('18) "",,d Paul 5peroll o Jeffrey ( '72) -:3n d Kath� �I'e LHO Gary oiind

ryl Spiddhl LcRt.'y ('S�) and Coflnn� ('S1 ) �pitzer L HO

!Wll d..1 ('74) and Lnwe-I ('72) Spit�r O (77) a"d Marc Spohr

Krist!

The ftpok�'m..n Review I Bdrry ('821 and Lisa Spomer Q Spf &gue High School SCent a nd Ruth Sprain L t\·.. ila (' S9) and 6t"\1r:e Springe.r Wilbur ar.d Calhe.rlMt! Spr!l1g�r Louis ('58) ilnd Maillyn Spty Ethel Squir *!5 L

Sher" h ('88) and Sco

SqUlft� LH

tt ('88)

5ot. AIldl""C'w "s Lutheran OIlJr(�, SI!!-I i4!!vue,. WA lC) St.. Mark lLllneran Church, Spok ane, WA 0 SI. Mar ' lutheran '''vrtfl bY' the NarroW'l:, Tacoma, WA

s

LQ

St. M atthew Lu theran Chulch,

El�O\.lertol\ O R l

5t Polo I L.ulJ'ieran Church, M luoul.a, MT 0

Robert f8G} and SUl!-Ei len ('74) 51 Pierre Dolly and R ch i ard Stahl I-ttodthf!:r Stal�y (75) 0

Le<ah ('93) and A1Hn Sta,duhar

Ha.n � and MiI(g:t St.kke�l.Dd Ast r id � tall cer LH Nel l ('60) :md

LO

wyo ma Sur;ndtll

Todd Slandal ('85) Q Sta ndard all Co � Sohio l Alan ('fjO) .,1d Shi:fOn Kay

D••• ('67) dnd I Indy ('67) S"\cJub L

JUtM1. 6nd O,a� St.uffe, q 5.",h SId"II., (,00) Jdfte.,. "'rid '(vonne ShlVe. (on"'",,, �'dy ('5� Chr"lle 5tearn1 Jal od �... d ('051 0 Davfd It..,Ie 1'911 0 N ..... (,.5) and Them.. �•••,. o St�II!Ie--Mee!.e FQunQation L DaVId ('57) Md lOIIIl, ('\8) SI@lm lHQ Paul ('�4) 0100 Judil"" Sleet"! 0 WUh;uTl a.nrl J.t!:f1rrift.:f f96) Stegll!rru1n !(aren

(fill and ScottStogrrwn Q

Anadf\e" Stelo LHQ

lynn $min Ut RO!e ('6iJ) qod Del S1etne. 0 W,Ulilfn oI;l�d t-hulty �1I!'ineJ" Genevieve Stelbe'9 Es'Jt.1H Br�'an ('84) r)Od Carcly" ('85)

K EY l H Q M

Mi(hael ('98) and Jana ('98)

Strasburg 0 Clyde Clnd lois Siraus� Amber ('99) and Wesley S1t�am 0 Geraldine Strege lH Streull Sales, Inc Ri chard and 8everly Strickland

o

Susan ("76) dnd W. Jeremy St n ng er Q

Hank'l Stroad l

Kenne.th StlOad l Dehorllh ('83) and Paul

StrQmberg 0

Su'lhng

J_n01 ('1j()1 .nU EdWard

k; rlulnd and Gary Strombo

SHml pte.

S","'oy (

651 and 5h ..on ('68) S.etlenrrn 0

Walter and E l izabeth Stl"omseth

MkhJel ('901 .nn ",.,,<><;.

Carl S�r�ng ('03) Margaret StUdrt ('95)

Larry and (onf1le S�epht'r'lS

Br ian Stubbs ('01)

('62) Stenson

fi}&en Stubblefield ('75)

T�� and N.anty �llef:hens.

Do,� Stucke lHO Vi.t:t or Stueckte 0 CofI01)1I!! 5tut"O ('48) l

IlJdft lind Vema "Stephifosotl Ntlnq SU!.pht'nWfl �'72}

R.� Ilenhe"'ol> 1'01) 0 Faith ('55) Itnd KUTt Stem H Laurel St 4!'Yahn (.80) M.,g�,.t S."",ly ('68) Q Ool\li(1 Sle� l.H JOMPld Stevens: ('8U 0 Krista 11."''''

Mar

Mar(U\ Shlen ('43) LO

O. JonI'! {"!4) and F lorence Stuen lO Paul (,76) and Karin ('81) Stue" 0 E. Robert ('S7) and Willamae

1'92) Q 0a,1. .10

('59) 5tuhlmrllef L

( 87) .nd �1�etU O

Emil c'lnd EngeJfIIlld Stuhlmiller

L Jay Stuller ('73) and Susan

QUo iJnd ShIrley S t4!!.....os . LJ:j

Pdm dl'lU Gary Slevens a"eU SlIWeoson C'9S) dnd (i,,,,br,'h Edwalck GmII� Sr....."''' ('771 0 Brian Sieves ('S&) 51ewaNhhip F-cundati an l Bin and RO'\efnil)' Stlt'Wat l Dogetd and NOnta

Slew.art

Sutton

Paul ('82) and ldlJrie (·82)

St ummt'- D iers. Karl and NICO � 5 t um o 0

Ann (7 4) and Brtan Stump

Be....'tv Stump ("57) l(),.. ( '69) Clnd Don St urdivant o

('56)

J dmn It"",." ('Sq) LO lI',kk. I'9S) and Ellt ('95) 'Stcw"rtLH Sl1ermon ('98) "nd Rau I'�) SI<W6f\ 0 Sylvid SlCMr.art Todd \,85) and Mel,nda SCCl'J'l.!(t williI!!' (469) dod fdye Stewart 0 Al\n@ttl!!' Ste ....'an.·fullO'"' ('OG) M'ld TImolt-.y Ful l Qn

Gloria �nd JOII!!' SU'e.('I

Mervina ("92) and Ken Sturgeon Cc'lrol·Wray Sturgill

Donal d Sturgill L Susan ('"J6) and Philip Stuuman

KriSton StyCket ('90) Robert and Anitrd Sudderth Ol ,Lne Su en o ('71) 0

Oean ('74) and Carol ("74) SVt'$� L

EldCl Sulerud Zheng Sun ('0'5) 0

)Qan and Heodnk Shggl!lbout

Su .nbUl'St lutheran Church, Sunburst, MT 0

�en Stili

Dagny

I nC]er Stigeru

LO

Rob'" 5,111.0" (05) 0 iIo"dnloh ('6)) >nd (I1m1"''' Stlm! "Sl irrett..J.oI'\r\i8i'\. In� Lawr.ncc .nd Birba'. 5011 h AI." I'Bll ond Kathl)'l' ('83) Stilt Mtlrtha- 5Wi!J lH Norrl1 StOii lJ-i Jutia Stockdale ('89) 0 Alan ("5l) ..nd At\!1.1 Mill it!! Stoddard DebOrah St.,.h, (,B') kl!u I Slot!hr ('92) Q loy Slohr H

Stephtm S u nd borg 1 Gerald

,III

Sundby L

o

('64) and Nancy Sundby

Sundby 1'78) Bri.:!n and Patricia Sunderland Monica Sung ('9 1 ) and William Wu O

SIJ05et A\110 Co., Inc.

Superior linen Service L Harold dnd lynne SLJtht'd.:J"d L SlIit ll!)l (!lii7) and Bruce Sutherland L

Karde Sutkus ("96)

Cora S...are ('30) 0

K . Tim ('59) and Hanna Sveen Evelyn Svendsen ('39) LO Sheridan Svendsen l

Polul Slolz. l

T,f{.;rny 11Q"" 1'02) Slt!\tl! ('72) Wld Kart SIQne-r Q

Ola Svennf!s Danfef and Gail Swan MichClel ('86) and Rebecca

S,olz Compuli!rt Inc::. L.

Swan Q

.s tan g 0 Chm it",d �lJ��n Stangl and

(atht;"fine- Stotaas!! (,4IJ) Q

��, f49) and (0(01 ('47)

Ca oly n

Bernafd Shirk. ('71)) Nan,v �tal""k Hale) Starkey a,II �nd Marg� Slan

.aa<i! l Lila �nd Olaf S(o ...

Clala Swanson lH

ThOma� ,1IOd Ae-becQ St.anl�V Q

l�ah ('87) ami WIJtlam

Stan MarglJl!"ri te Staswick ('39) L

Sid Slaswi(k

l

State Farm Com panies

Foundation lQM Slate Farm lrnurtlnot Companll!! U

r

('6 1)

and Donald Swanson Q

StofB.a�1

unle 510'.aMh ('38) Dianne- and OAv,lj 510(1:1), Shirley StOrM Lave-me ('57) �nd He-Ion S,ough D.... ld 1'941 11J\d �.'. StoUt l Gtel.th�n faa) and Jesse "'itr4'e1Sl Q M,,'tlyrt strd.lld I)onoJd '''a"dnts> 1'�Dl lH Edllh llrandn"" I� tHO

Donald ('72) ilnd Wendy (' 74)

Swanson LQ

w s

an on ('56) Isobel Swanson ('68)

Donne1 S

0

Kerry ('89) and Uw (,90)

Swanson Q Lisa Anderson-Swdnson ('99) and Torey S...;anson (,99)

Milrk ('68) and Wendy ('7 1 ) Swanson LO

Norma Swanson

> PLU SCENE WINTER 2005

55


Palll ('66) and MalY ('67) Swanson Q

Pelb ('70 and Jt>an ('71) SWcln<jon H Rotx-rl Swaoson lH Robert ('504 ) and A nndbelh· SWMlso n 0 Scott ('SS) and lyn n

o

SWo1�"

Wa'tne and Di a nn e Sw.mson

Hazel Swanson ESlfne L-H

Ovtodtt) Swan!.lrom ('3 8) Q Mlfrsha SWlIn lz (' 1 1 ) Q Mal/dnM Swee-ney

Bru(� dnd Evangeline S\'l�nlOO Courthtnd and Bonnffl Swemon

tunl(r SWl."n�on (,56) l larry ('11) and 'iu}dml

Swens:on

iAvet'n ('72) and Anne ('71)

5w

son

Marv;n and Jean·Marie Swemon Q

Michael ('n) and Nanq' SWf!nKl n

Paul SWt n�on ('84) and Marcella Ely Rodney and I:.velyn Sw enson LO

Hp.rriet and B lai ne Swie�o Anne

5wuliI,,:'w r

SOil,.... ('91) and W�lter Sylvanus Ma,!;�� ret Syre l

Ch.lflt a ble GlW ng Q

Tacnma Fir'S Golf Center

a

PLU and turned into a llfetlme

hobby.

T!Jcorna Golf Ai�.a1JOn

TrJ(om.. PUblic; S<.hool1 L

T.t(oma Rainlers: Community

Fund l

Jenf,ift:r TJ da ('SO) Robyn ('79) and Edward

'56 said . " I was appreciative of the m usic training I got at PLU

-

it has really lasted a l l my life . "

Now, as a retired math professor from Western Washington University, there Is rarely a night Reay is not performing or practidng music. With 30 to 40 years of directing church cho i r s under his belt, Reay also, among other th ings, sings in the Whatcom Chorale, plays bassoon in the Whatcom SymphonY and plays the clarinet In several groups, Reay, who started donating to PLU in 1 964 with his wife, Betty Ann, said the pu rpose of an education is to get you excited about different thi ngs In l ife, " It's supposed to open doors and show you what's out there," he said. "That's certa i n ly what happened to me with the Choir of the West, H Reay and his wife have been Q Club members for as long as they can remember, have designated a gjft to PLU In their will and contribute to variOus PLU campaigns.

It-nora ('63) and Roy R.J.

Aaron ('94) and lo r I ('94) Tang K'WOllO'-TIn and Pau lin e Tang Q larry Tang and Jean lacy-Tang Deborah TcJnnehili Mary Tat(.>·GubIud H

Rob",n ('6 ) .and GrcJ({' ,'59) T(lu.ing

Ann ('94) a nd O.tvid Taylor Ann Taylor ('63) Don Tdylor and Sd'Iona u

Kdthreen

leff ('9:1) 4Ind Tolmi Tilylar Q Jo�cr ('13) and Chris T.lyt o r Q KristinI:!' Taytel

lenore T.1ylor ('41) l linda ('58) and Dean Taylor l.ii a (' 7 9) and Ridg e Taylo r Q Paula ('87) and Kevin Taylor

Pt'\e.r a nd j(o... rine T aylor SlIndra- ('n) and Terry TaylOf 0 Shirley Mae ('45) and Sta n ley Tay lor

TI'-omas, ('�) and Kdrrn ('91) Taylor

The Tt'aql e Fo un da tio n In(Otporated

l

Aimard (79) and Annette

flt' boo

Dave and Cheryl T�ifk e 0

Terry

('7') ) and Martha (' IS)

Ronald .nd Mary Th� I wUIly ( 'SSl ""d Tlmo'...,

Harvey (' 44) and Anne (,44)

MlchoJel and l<athellnt.

rh�ene� Donald and Audrey ThoMd1 LO

Tollefson H

CW Thompwll

ThomP\On

TollI.'d,

>leph4H1ie- ('97) d nd AlldrUW

Dick

Dale ('681 lind Jiflet

('91) lomhO'iOn 0

urol TommMVlk ('40) l

Tf'wj"'P'O" and Grona Thompson

DOLlgl,u Thon_JnOn

('91) 0

Tornme.rv,1( l

Quane ,'SS) and JUUlth

lnga TOfnlTl erlilk ('43)

K a ri TommeNI" ("79)

Thl')n'lp�on 0

MaN'tn and Usw Tommel'ViJ l MarVi n Tom m�lk ('42) l 5\.15"'" :and DorUlld n�)

Eme!ll ('�) and MIIr1n�d Thf)rn!'SO" Jdson Thompson

('93:) Q

luse- (':lO) ana OQ,i� ("49)

To,mflarvik

ThornP\fl" H

16l1e ('SO) and E,Ad

Thompson t1 Ltv_ jnd Vlnle! nlonlJ"O" U� ubby ('Ol) .nd UiJ<'n. Thompson 0

Um 1hQIUP\Oo Poner ,'90) and David Pnr111!f D�k ('93) and Jttnnlt�1 Thom"itfl LQ �el'm"lh ..ud )t 1hl-y" Thorm.e-o 0 Thoma" IJtld Connl,. Thom�n W Ju l i.n,�m"'n ('9S) Ralpt1 and lei i ThoJl\tad Ollonla ill1d kay ThorMan L.H Geof� ( 42) Clnd &In...

JQ�«" ( 13) and �tlmf'S ThOfT1e Emllv ('01 ) ond Z""","ry ('01) Th<l"", (if �(,t'Y ('8$) ,l" d �h'.1h4"r 1l,OfWiJd 0 Virgin,. (tg2) 'Utd Ste.VNI Th'4\fw, O

1 8elln It� Cre.un 3M Foundolilon L

1'hn'ieot fmilooal tor llltht!l"'rb lQM Thrivent Ffnanc lal lor l,.utht:'.i1ru pij(lhc. NCHlh�l!u. "t-yiQr1 l

TMfI"-,(Ont Flnilnt.hll West P!�f(e: County t.t1apter

I.Q

Th,n.-enf Grvlng Plu� P,oyr"m LOM

Claue Thue L E141n�

£Idf thuma,l ( 50) .nd

Waldo Thurnon 0

E"""," ThytcO<Of1 L Man and linn Tlbbelln ncaR Tille Co Marly. rodwell (3) 0 TI.ttran .rut JoI-O" rl""" U ,oon ('82) And R.ndy n..k loultit'l and WIIII.m Tlerh.)n

Int. l

LHO Peg9Y

and Brildtord

Telyea

Peter and Barbara Temple�

Eclll l'S6) and Rdruara Tdly L ShaM"n Tdly 1'94) Q

John ('66) and Carolyn Templin H Phyllis Te.Il1f1l in ('59) Q

Mark Ten9esdal (,81) Halt" Tengesdal ES1ate lH Et hel TI:!"lOe�n

t.11

('Bl)

L

Wltl/dm Tennc. ...en l

T�� Tranhoh Ho,h�'.in ('94) and Grei}Ory Hoch.HeIM Alma Tleede lH Henry Tf� L.H Ann .md Norman nt'm." I1� i<. riSl in Tremo u ll!! t ('991 Row TriArui Borrwn ('02) O.wid and E1ilabe-th lt1bby Roy ('58) and Edith Tribe lQ Trinity L.utheran Church, EnlJrfl( ldVl, WA lQ TnrlUy luthr ran Ch\l,rh, frpf'4�md. WA Q

Trinity Lulh�'an Chur(h.

(0 l lutheran Church,

LrrM510n, Tnnlty

, WA

l

WA 1.0

lee ('59' tmd R ona ld nlpp 1)ennil (,60) and Ar(f,s ('62)

Karen

TIOt:choo

I i..a ('96) and Michael Tromblcy Q

Pamela ('81) and Wllhilrn

Troller 0 Rkhsrd ('77) lino linda TroyN Je,an Tweeo ('46) l Trud, ('8�1 and William ('82) Trueit O

Tr ul10fl ( 6 8� and Carla Tlulvln�fssenbrr9 Klr1te" Trul� ('OI)

Davi�

Oqf \ TI Un L

Leon ntlJ'i l

TltlJi Will 'amilift found.iltioo I

(4rol T""'oo

l Audun Tov&n CAr()I an d Earl To"..'t'r Town & Cou ntry Marken IrK I P"lJ1 la (''11) and (l..". k Towr �end lHO Lindd ('92) and Jayme1 ('92) To�(e,... Neil ('8.!t) :tJ'td li n da Tracht 0 DiJ'Ik! \79) and Sh4ron Totte n

Tac:;Oma,

H

1'9,)

ken and KJthtV" TobIas

Thurston 0

lfl( lJ

Tracy 175) and r.try ('75)

Trinity l...iJUle....ln Church,

Tippl. LO

n Tel lefse n

TOM,"" HO

!idm.L.I1"1 fOlvend (73) 0 E�tat. lH Rob)',! ('SS) omd Stevt TOKhI Totem �r"ri( (0 Tott!m OUt." Tr4def hp..-ess

Evelyn T(JNend

P1 lllm an, WA L

Ge,1l1Jde Tingel\10d ('39)

Ronald and E, I

T()j!}IYson Q

Edwarr1 and Ju y Torgerson E.I n TorUfltjO ("36) 0 l . �II.' ('47) and AI". ('48)

Trinity luther..n Ct'lltth,

u l '''I 1'83) 0.".,11. ('SA) "PO B..

nny'< T't. Q

Ke-nneth and Doni Topt.'l l

Mollt Tortin ('98) 0 Anneh'lP ('9" and 1t,n.lln ('ql)

L.ynnwo

I<Aren Tilbury

lI"a" ('SO) ilI,d Tr')(l

She" and Jeffrey "of ltl lHO K '�I�j TOCJtrll ('OS) Q

Tmgl!�

rlf"�pd f:.ouncUtio" Int.. L Robert (''51) .net Arlne r,mm 0

Tektronix,

0

q,.rlol,. Thom""", nOI Chm ophef .rld DtI'nl�

Kent ('62) and Jeo1ln i nE" T�Ku)ny l

PlU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

Tolleis:on

Edilh TollrllCln l H afold TaU...f<ion l M �H( and 8arbah1 Torefmn M arl lytl Tolle:hon ('5 Q NlfOla Tollef'lon OUe) ('S�) and Ba rbara r55)

lhlt11'ld()1'1

Teknon Corporation

Teigen

Rt<k

(1)4) Arm and O\trJl�:s Tohh·n Andrf"W dnd Caro lyn Tot as 0 E. uuan@ ('521 and oonll,)

Tilden l

lara Teigen ('OS) 0

T. Dewey and DelareJ T� igen

Toepel ('74) �lnd

Minor

Katherin(" Toft

Tho'!t!lhoq 0

Tam £ngint"ering Corp l

Tektroub Foundation lM

56

Kathryn

V.H�lnlll l"hotngton

Tolfo ya 0

"I came in having only sung in a c h u rch choir, " Reay

Todd LO

ThOmp\QO

The- T. RO'Ne Price Program for

f.ilcoma Clear-inq H ous e l

Chair of the West

Tobin

Edward ('71) clnd Janlu'! (,12)

Noll ('61) .nd Ed,th

Tac oma Art Museum

John Reay's love of musLC started as a member of

Wilham ('93 ) and Kird.do ('94)

Mary Ht!I.n lhQmP\OI'l

G reat music experience leads to long relationship with PLU

H UN'" lenl:iet' L Pale- .;)nd M.-rtll!- ltopley Ct••g Jff1(j J.. n� T"t'yelif"t TOlfacQ Foundation L TI!7.oKQ I"� Educa110(la' 4 Corponu" DonatlUM L Tht<t)dol1t ('b71 ilnd Syh'hl lheinco O I\rt�Ul Th,.' ('1Sl .nd JoI.. Akoury Thl.1 p.amela dnd Jeflu.'!)!

Ah(e Tob'a�on U1 Fred ('58) and Dorothy lnhllKOn

Milrle 'lohlilf,Qh LH

Hay ('S I ) ond PhI'lio l'sOl

Tobti'lJOn LO

TIm .."d Mdrianne Tobl.sOl\

Florraine ."d W.llii"" TrVgs\Ud luai

& 5(0). In(. l

n Tufkft

lOUJse ('57) ,,md Wll l lll

St anley Tuell Oli5e Tukey

Mark �nd Mdrllyn Tull\!

Caeil tungS'o'ik

('5])

Kent T,lohlno ('SO) an.d V.I fie Kemp

Midl ilel ( ' 87 ) .lnd Cindy Turco


·

F A C U LTY / S TA F F C A M PA I G N

, uordoo ('60) oInd Doln. ('SS)

TIUtolt Andrew ('14) aod Barbtea •. Tum.., l c.al.mthe TU��I ('92) dnd Eric SCtluc: k ('9)) Lowr(lncp and ..�W� Turner

Seeing students' needs firsthand spurs staff to give

.tol

WilHi1ffi ('bbl .nd

For an office that deals WIth students so often, makmg a donation to tile scholarship fund only made sense "I see it every day in front of me," said Lissa Hendri x, a counselor in the Student ServIces office , "There are so many good kids that deserve to be here and deserve the help, " Among other things, Student Services works with students on financial aid, b i l l i ng statements and registration.

Tt."md9p J·.IIfIHe U� lu,u Ilam.1 ('nl Ahd Oi."" ('74) Tun �;m (85) .00 Morgare. ('8�) Tu tie 0 Ronald ('74) an d VIQ,e ('14) Tuvoy O Gi fford �Nd "onl1l T.. � ttfl Ui K. ,,," Tweed ('6S) Nhnnle weed t lM R ben Twee-d L H TWin Otle$ C'.gn(rr t A'i'ioc;iall,J('1 TWIn Huf'bot'i l1Jtl'lerM1 Church, Gr"yfand. W

Because ot their close connection wIth the students, Hendrix Bonney Atwood, counselor; Sue Dra ke, d i rector; Debbie Mundy, senior office assistant; Marci Pecchia, counselor; and

Tye

8.irb ilf" ("8"11 and Slnt.':n Tylr-s

1)

C. F'an� Tyler Lit

Tl1ed.oJ Tytur LH Obt-r flJH� I

Pa ty Sunderland, senior office assistant and enrollment specialist - gave to Q C lub through the annual faculty/staff campaign last year.

u . C. 11l1 l

u

said , "One of the ways to help is to give to the scho larship

"We're all dedicated to this school and the k ids, H added Atwood, Atwood, Drake, Pecchia and Sunderland have seen the needs of students not only through their work, but also through their own children, many of whom have attended or are attending PLU.

U.S. B.-.nk I i<.tm C'8t) and AndIeol.5 (/83) UtJbye Jon �nd KarElI} Ut!hliug

Phylhs uter

lQ St..non utl"f Q Stt",e" ('68' dnd Valrrlt1 (,/6) u(cr Q Krl}line ('14) and Ns- Uhl m.H , 11 ,1.,,_ Ulb.rq ( ' 4 1 )

C),I lilY Ullddl>" ('63) LHQ Outln,"" ('52) and Mafilyn rS4)

" It's our way of giving back to the un iversity, " Drake said, doing this. H

UnK)f1 Pa,ifie found;ltion L Uohr.d wthl!.ran Olu,th Euqenp, OR UrHled SupplV Co l UnHttI W4'( 01 KIng C.OU11t� LQ Unltt.-d Way of PIerce CQon�v Univtr1Jty PitJ(P School DI!i1n(1

v

An�,Jf"l.o ,,90) tlrtd Mitholk!l Vsmholtz- t\ndenen

Artn Melfio ('90) cln/1 Ar'nt! (,91) V,ld., () R'qu", Val.nzllol.

1'9�) Q

Hentlll Valle l

Oon ..OO

nnf!tta Van odel EdwMO and Ih"'..1 Wl'lr V.m Antwerp lQ I(risti� ('12) and Oon Van ukeo 0 Henry and Novd. VolD 811ol1t!!l L

Lissa Hendrix,

Peccliia,

V..no.'tn Awou.,.),. 1m

James V.n B�lr: ('59) utO

M,ttlr. ('9.l) Ilnd

Bflmda WotJlrI11J'

r�yn \/tn

OckJNjI vdlwlg John ('SOl III nd Moni(rul! V.nwig Q Gony" '1,.ugllon ('601 Q DW;t \l... Jght Flor�nc.e Vedell L HqWilld Vede!! LQ MMI. I� "84) MwJ lolln Vr:IU H

K..tdn ('8 U nd Patrie: WAlk(!f Mari and Sc.ott Wlllk(>� Q Ronald c!Od rfl'n Wdlke, RONlld W.,'" ('�) Su.s.." ('91 ) Itnd Oalolill WaJ CIlII and C.ar� Wall L

I

raundo1110rl lQrv, Ellk", Ve"lud '99) Tiro,".y V.aJp.indo ('02) Q Jdmit' (,al) 8nd SW-tiolntJ

krit.tllul Wull (198) Kyl. Wallat.

('OS) Q

nmolhy ('88) .alld I/lvlau (881

W.IIM

Vlckrt!y

Ann VtldhUl\lt)'

Vll-lon \olutlafl5 Int

OM

4l1hJHn (10 I) .and Edward

Joif\rt ('61)

Willvm Edw.rd ('1;2) snd su.an ('65 )

Wal1t'n,

W,lOgsmo Q

('n) Vo..

Harb.va f'(71) 4nri Oenl'l� Wtfrd

('761 .,,,d Martl1d ('11' Wa.d LHQ

c...uoJ dJ'td rho","" Volqt Lynn and .su� VOigt � J.r'le « .l) and RngP.f Von

StJ!Yen

RQbm Warq.l(� i ('at)

OottnhoU

GIant Von Walter lhme ('841 dod Uaflf! VQ� 04'!nlct" ('92) and fdwol,d VO\� Richdrd Vrotnfet ('81) Diane " 14) dnd J.1nll'$ VJba

w

Mldwt"l Wam .., ('I ) 0 Phyil" Warnet'

5h�IOfl A.s.. WoM fU!J ( '65) Stanley Waf'Otrt ('64) MlChol� W:mlHl .and lynm� AnnE'ue JohllSOo Hddl ("91) .Ind MI(twd Wasem Anne W.nhburn (77) Wdih1n01on MULU.I

Foond.ltton LOMl

W M Kt..'Ck foundatIon l Dorothy Wddfj K"nneth ('14� and lull... Ann

WiKl,mgtOrl N.1turJI G..'h Cgmpany

Wd>g Wd.b.n.h Center fol'" Teac.hif"l9 ., Leoilfllnq III nlltUloUY & Reli910n l Oillnna WMhlt.'1 ('SS) (il:Org'"' "nd Arlf'tle Wlldr LH ert'Sta! ('92) IoInd Todd Wadzig Q Darn. WoiIIqt'l

Cli fton! W yurr ('16) ..nd

t.

WMlM.yIOI'l St,l. Auto

Oealen SefVl<.es.. I".

WonhingCon Sldtl! HI\to,ic..1 Society SULaI1Ilt! WiY..1 !�r

('9 I} and Andrew i'odolsk ( 92) W"I", to W'ne K,mbo'dy ('931 and John Wal-et�trditt r fUnk ('£ I ) and J.n.' ('62) Wal.rwarth

Kunbefly Burlis- 0

W;1tkl/1� ProauclJ

lou•• Wdgnel rf,4J LQ.

Mar"'"" ('10) .nd >10"''''1 f

M,mey Witgt1rf Pl!trt ('88) ilrld luU. WoJf.;Inet' 0 Wdqner 1)P1oIif'IOCJ'"�nt. IIIe:. EleaOOl .nd Jerry WMltl Al l II ('59) OInd c..rf'ttt-utn W..hl Arthur .JOd Carol W.]hlers K.lhl Il ('17) _ Rlchaul Wilhlq\J!S\

kirk

Eldinl! Waller j'60} .nd OougfLl'" S�jhm Cl.!'.f\(' ('til) o1nd

Mully Wdll!.I"'S

Vogrl

van Doorn,*.

Rebe<r.a W."� r�l Q J.anftlP (,OJ) and Man: Walst.on (.ha� ( '83) .Jind NIIIO"li lynn {'fI4l WallWO"" 0

Zat. ('94) d(ld Willianl W..lt!!"' Gayl. WaiT rJ6l 0 Vlvi,." ('4') .tld UWIO W"lz Q Peter ('60) and Grace W.Ulg lO �t4:phe:n W.ngen ('90) and Tar a Shaddu�" ('91) p.:aul ('$3) "nd 8lfdell

Slep�n Vitali,,, ('82) I<Q

Wdg

Walkef 0

Wallpce Q Mleh.t@:1 W.,lIer Pel(,r and Mtu)lu Wdlh�,'ldl �dh ('91) dnd WlTJtitm ('91)

GpurQ ('61) ,wd 'I<.urf' ( 61) "'gel.lld LO 611dl Vlk (�18' Tryqv"" nrl CIfoo V,k LO Gch .. ld and 10010 Vlnt�nt A,..hur and O-f-flY Vingerlld U1 Gil :,., .. VII .... ,'51) .tOri Gerh Zunmetn Ian LO "oy V r " ("5�) l

Ct.'9 ('8J1 .."d "" 1'831

lula V..n Gilder l Karl ('80) ..lid Jarnl!1 VdU Gun dy lO

(,76) and Robin ('78)

JRmes

... k O

AM" ('88) olIld Donald

ihomo11i Wollr:� ('61) 0 Scott W.k II I� ('76) Q 'i'''�n f�) and l. Mlkf' Wa.i!.t!fn"I"I () Edward Will�endeJ ('86 ) PMtrick .nd l eanne W.:I!ayk rvan itnd NJilh t W dldn er 0 K'-\hryn ('�} and Ch"i� ('90) Wdltlt llfl ICrhti". ('IH) ,.f\d �hris WaJhof AI",loI Ann Wo1lk lohn Walk ('72)

I-teleo Valtll.}

Carol ('S6') ilOO Oliver Varnft 0

Vot!.l!er

Bn;4(1 Uyf'dA ('89)

to right Bonney Atwood, Marci Pany Sonde/land, Suo Drake dnd Debbie Mu ndy

�nnh V.ndt:'i , 8100meu (']b)

Ot.uh�s POl l,Iftd KoJ1hl�e" (71) V....dorP<>OI lJIune ('7.) tlnd Petei' V"ndcrWcyU 0 Man;la V.nd�k.e Mlc.hdrl and Heir" Van.)hme WAnft.- E"jn� (lS7) o1f"1\1 StrphlPn VanWot,dHlbmq

T",ooc. ('ISl and ... .,. ('801

LBrr� pod Denise Unl<,lmdn UPS founddtiol1, Ifl(.. OMI O1"�'ti and M.,ulj.t1 ·t Upshaw L KeVin (l' n nd Jdnk� ('18) Uplon fr�rtdt Utb.sn L MarjOfle Urban L. 1t't l .and Rell Urb.iln William and f(alhl en UrbaN 0 wllf� Utzinge, ('54) and Kim Parlr.er LO

Irom left

Vandebefg 6 John)on

Untudrd 'nsur.t'lffe' Comp,ny M UnKJo Bank t;)f Calilotnl. 1

t... !I \i!rJni! Urrt.cth f'7o) Q

staff pictured

Oppen Q W"tfrl At flOijfl,\ Foundation L W"'rnm and A, V"n Ze"(> ft.,llCfI ' If\d VJr'ldil Vdndkt!Jl 5u'ian VanR4t1KJP ('93)

KEY L H Q IrI

AI"

Lor. (,�I) dnd T•..., o< rgl) Votot!<, I""" 1'68) and RotylTKlnd

UII.I.nd LHO

H...ld U11_I.n� LH

183

Student Services

Sh.annon ('St) .nd PeteI'" VBn

lilly Uliol.n<l LH �flUlnll UUen

" It'S really a worthwhile cause. More people should be

0

V�ilon

atht�en ('81) and Ion UeJ aoo Pot,d t'16) 41\U Sabbfto UeunlM

fund."

('78) lnd Robert Van Howe

rutin V,• .lO N.mtr"n ('OJ) bther Van NO';

Vrntum Con'\tmdjon

U 5 8antOf'J) FoundatIon lM

·We're an office that is here to help the students, " Drake

MI(.he.Jle Stormt-VolA Huwt!

Geolge ilnd Ann Vargd!o

Uuru.n · T)d'9I) Q

SUzanne ('94) end Daniel ('94)

and five other employees ot the Student Services office -

lud.flh V.,n HOUle" ('721

Waln5(.Ott O �'asj .md Jill Wdit­ Moly"t'�

David t'�8) .lind M.UVollt>t!

Wak� lQ

-Eric nO) c1 d c.arolanoe W"lrU�${ h:dbe! W.}lI� ('46) lHO Juhoill ('�) and ylvin ('SO) W"tol!1.\ HO

lutber Watne\-'\, ('49} tHO

HUOh and Robert... Watsol1 P""ul Wn n n7l 0 Jt!fl .Jnd Corol W"ym..tck Q lallrf'1'K." ('1)8) and Dalleoe We hert.,. O fbeNlro We,lthd'mc.u1 ('SO, Doc Wl"'.dl h et$ Tr�t and LucHl .. WNdlers t L..e ll;lnd W' !iJWT ( 6 1 ) Watd ('76) ..lid 8�th Wd\lel Cynth i p WeaV'C" '8�n�u ('65)

>

PLU SCENE WINTER 2005

57


MId WilltPor Benne t DiaM ( 60) .nd Wilhdm W�bb Doni!ld aoo BarbMa. Webb Mane Yhub U10

Alitn and hUleU Whttford

H

r ('96) I(df'1!11 ('GS) and Hatld-" W�r Susan ('91) lLl"d Ooogr.n Webt:r o SU'I.,t ('95) ;md Greg Wt!be1 Carol ('6n ijnd Lawrem;:e Don We

Wt.::b t![y

Barbara (on) and P�I,d Wehst�r Brute Webiotet Mt'lrt in Wedeberg l

IClfl ( 59) and Ruth Ann Wt!t.dtJ o

Gl;!orge Wehman" lQ Ro o,.ld

(' 1.3) M>d Maggi

Wehm�nn

Weimer WfN PtOpert �

make sure others get the college educatiOn they could nol afford wUI help students tram PuyaHup,

and W

Scolt

Burton ("5.1) md Jill Wei" Ke\lin ('95) 6nd Anna Welli Q Marlill W 1Is..and Susan Briehl

M B ut I know well how Important education is in anyone's

Inc. l

Roger ("58) and Eva Westbf>rg

lO

Wf!">tCoa�t

Western RO'!iemalers

Puyallup area. including Rotary, E lks and the Mt, Rainier Boy the Sun City Prides. a group of over 400 reti rees who have assumed responsib i l ity for Sun City's grounds maintenance. Sonia Grove came to America In

1 946 from

Assor..:icltlon

W�t('rn Washington Fair A'!isoci.ltion l WlMtin9hnu� Foundation l

o

We")t,nghouse Hanf rd

OpE"rations l Elizabeth W�ton

('as) and

ll�a ("86)

Q

and Srandt Westover

John Weswiq ("68) and 1clfli�

ana lyst,

John Wetherlnqton

f r ("68) lHQ

B rad o d

("92) and

Ka' ....f"rinl!' Schulu

said , "I hope our legacy w i l l be that we've made l ife easier for recipients of

this

scholarshIp, "

PLU President Loren J, Anderson said the university appreciates the Groves' generosity, MThe Groves are people of remarkable vIsion and generosity. and this scholarship program will assist strong students who have financial need,· Anderson said, The Groves, who have no children, are leaving the other half of their estate to Sun Health Foundation, which operates the community in which they live.

58 PLU SCENE WINTER 2005 >

fiMrY Wkh 1'691 L

Wiechmann hm Wledf:!mdn nUl and P"'ul. SM. ,'8l)

WE't herin9ton

RI(;h�fd ('1')) and Marie

WlnHt!I LQ I R,...tuud WHjlf'n 1 ,.•.IOe' Wlll�n (';7) 0 l�' 1'S8l tttKi Ros�,"ary W'9t:n l

PI,ihp ('�Ij) �nd Bonnie Wigefl

LH O.."ul:l ud J I'IflW Wiggin' ReId Wiqq!m ('01) 01'''1 iiOd GIUdy) W19\t10lll Q ONn and Hr/pn Y,/joftrom HQ Abby Wigurom Colrkon ('I}9J and Dan l..1 Carlson ('98) Sal!! f'l71 .nd 1m WI II .. I. Dot" (' 10) SilO Ultlke Wll(lond WIlby, llllhi" ." Chlurh, Wllbur, WA O Wilcox Folmlly f••m �tole I WII«). f.lrrn�. Inc LQI kt!'ff"f ..nd u,ul J..t.n� Wil d! Wynn ('9') .,Kt DdVld Wildeman WIIt,let' (j)m,u

'�n COfnlNlny

I

lynn Wh at Iconife r wtwelef ('00) JOdi Wh IN ('B5) .nd BI ad M prrill 0 JI!!lnn� . (169) a nd lewis Wheehx lt

Do rothy Whit e Eug�"e Whilt" 4'79) Janna Whi t '" ('OS) Q

Ool'lal(l Wiltfo!!' l

Mary ,,,, U se ('b4) lQ tJ. Nal11 arid W(Jlter

Wim"iett [}ean dnd Rohf'f1a Windham

Mabel ('(9)

and August Wing

LH

Sal ly Winkel

Robert ('SB) and

John

and Kim Wi nnie

('52) and Sh.,try P I ) Wio,fe'l H Karen Winter ('00) DOvgLl'!i ('85) afld TiUl"l.}riiI

Gordon

Wrnten Q

and Carolyn (,51)

Wlnters Q

Da rt <lnd Penny Winton L DavId and Madelme Wltc EiIOllne Wise lyth,.. ('68) an� Frank Waw. 0 Timo thy ('85) and W'Uln ('85' Whe Q

David iJOd Be-dlric Wishart l Frank (' 52) .md GlOria ('66) Witt

VirIJmi4 Witt Abbott ('75) and Albc:rt Ab

tt

Edwald and Oelo.re'1 Wittmer Robert Wo<ttn.o. dnd Glenn... A'!ihlf>Y

Forrr'!it ('52)

.md VI�yl"W

Wohlhueter

BrUte and

N.,.ncy

WOJc. ierhctw!.h I

Sigrid Wojtanowir,:

Olri\1irw Wolbre<hl

('92)

"'t e O ! ) clnd J.tI!.on B('ndickson ('02) Timothy and SU5an Wolbre<ht Bethany Wofbrecht· Dunn ('98) and RObert Ou"n Q David ('50) and UI beth ('S7) Wol.) LHO D."" d dOO C..,therinc Wold K4refl Wold ('81) Q

Paul ("&J) and Caro lyn

("62)

P""I W,ldfl(k 1'11)

Elizabeth Wo l f ('74) Olrt\ ine ( r/4) .Jnrl John

fhlllbeth Willard

Jean ('�6) and Robert

lames and 'f\Ioon� Wtldt)h

John WIIJ�lm L

Wilham W ICllwouh Chlrlt6lblL' .. FQt.lndalJnn l

and

Mdtthi'l'll Doppke

Sclr" Welbr

Wold 0

Woll�

Wol t e

Wllllom\. Kodgc-t lithd P.melol Williams

('I'}() a n d Nathan ('00) WDlle 0 ('S7) and Carolyn Wolf� Helen M arga ret Wolff ('Gl) Q Gary ('73) and Mary Wolfgeher Th£.l Wollenberg FoundatIon I Mart,U'!i ('98) and Sa ra Womack DoulJlas ('74) and Betty Wong Jame"i an d Cindy Wong Barbard Wood ('41) 0

WIIII.tI"n rS 1 � .."d Ltv"'rn"

George Wood ('71)

ROW'lr Wilt Imen 0

Judith and

V�glnla Wllllam� L

Whalen

.and £1...lne Wikon 2411" ('61) dnd Mary Belh Wd)Orl Wil�n CanWtKlion Compar)y L Jane Wilwn-SClloen ('96) W�f1� (,9.1} aod Pk!tel Wilton o Wilham

Vicky W mter.. HQ

We�.haelJser 11.C. Davis. l

LOM

Rlct"lird aod Liza Wilson

Jr;:." htyfl W'egmclO

G.:ny 'Nllha(n1 ('84) dod 'Sh..uon

foundation

(77)

Frl:l.l1Cltt! Wilson

Geofq.e wdn'ln How.lItcl lind Oonitw Wflso.rl lHO jf!'dnetl� .md Cdlt Wl h.prl k'nl Wll,on ('O�) Q l,oIl ("'tU) .ilnd Doug Wll\on Malt WII�oo l

Robt>rt ('51)

('8J) M ic hael WelL4llI ('OOl Mary and Raben We-Iller Annette Weyer....aIlPt.l«!r lQ C. C.vis Weyt'rhaeule' l WllI1am OInd Gail WcyerhacusN lQ Weyerh�el,l�r Camp<Ut'/ WC"j ,ha�ie" CompalW Thom,u ('66) and Lloell

Dougla\ Wllwn

Wiegand fUqfl"",:� .mcl .11hlt WI�"l..,n

LO

She retired from McChord AIr Force Base as a budget

"This country has been exceed ingly generous to me, · she

Q

Westermann

Wil ham Weston III 0

war-torn Poland .

lynda WI<:.km,,"

WI"IIe'f

W�t <'OJ�t Gror:e.rylSuper Valu

many years, He was active i n many civic organizations in the

Scouts Council of America, He is one of the origi nators of

dnd Roherta Wi(kldndi('lJ �tew"" fSOI aod S\;lotnne ('15) Wk"lln 0 Rey WICklund

Gtrn�l " W'l!:In'" L

We-s t (Oent Door

E numdaw. managed a savings and loan i n Puyallup for

Norbert, son of the late Carl and Myrtina Grove of

WI(k LO

Huwifrd ,lnd Ann W,,1o;

f"tle. ('4 t) .1([0(1 Ruben

Oi'!itrrbutlon llC

HO'!ipitality Ctrrporation I Fro)ty and Donna W('5terrng Sc.ott ('82) a n d Susan ('SO) We'> terin g Q Robert and Debbie

life. "

Whitton

O,.,d W" k (73) Cj [)(,n.aILJ ('491 and Vlrglnt" ('49}

WJenm. HQ

Q

M Oue to lack of funds, college was not a possI bility. " he saId,

Rob ... ('8l) .qd Angl.

Pt1J9� W4l�:f1In.I "152) 0

PaiD'! We:1Cntt ('04)

Wrst Coa'!it

Wll,>on lHO

PclllllilJ Wilson HQ

Dan ("90� �Ind Erik .. "�2'

'ilenn ( 5l ) and Wendy Werne-r

and C rol1" WU�n DQf101d ("14) and .Kirn ('76)

5alty r68} and l»rrv WII'!ion

('82) dnd Debaral

Ndncy Welsch

VIi"",,,,,,,,, q

Aldn .tld 80bhi Wilson

Oavld

OO\.lgla!i

Brth ('7':1) And Wltlldm

Beverly Wern�f ('S3)

Norbert Grove grew up during the depth of the Depression ,

Ro,.., I1J .nd" M..,y Whltory •

judith iUId Ross Willison

W.n<!y WI l low ('82) Clleryl Wilpqne ('62J

Steve fjnd Sue Wt'Httte:r

LO Ruswll .,nd ConniE' �Is 0 Wellio Fargo Bdn)!: L �lIs r.ryo Fo...rdatrO lQM Robyn We'll, McOonnel1 ('90) Q

program for deserving and needy students from the area they used to call home,

''SO) .mol Oebmah ,'82) Whltmdn 0

JntlO ."d Jvdith Whitmer lQ

Mdrg.lf�t WickStrom l.H Jeunn., Wldn'\in ( 57) CMntyh ("70) "d Al."

("69J

their significant estate to PLU to establish a scholarship

Norben and SOnia G rove of Sun City, Ariz" will leave half of

M...r�l' O

Randan

Sert aud Cynthl3 Wt-Ic:h

("72) � ora Wolnln ('45) Vlrglnl., ('58) .nd Walter Wendrslld Lil.a Wt!ll dhmdt l WandA ("79) dtld OC(1�ld

Sumner and Enumclaw mgh schools attend PLU

Whl11p"

WI Whitman Dnd Don-ald

Richard

Welt,

to

An,.. Wh i t ley 0 Judy ('84) ond O,.nl W�i'ley TOllY ('7M "'rrd Ann "16)

fred .and Molnh Wti..Jn ' Willi"," .,"d JUcfilh Weiss AOieU.:l W� ell Trwt l WRCA·O\;r �iou'" wme-ran ChlJrth ChC!"S er, MT Ann-Marie

A generous bequest from a couple who want

o

Rt'be«. Wo<k ( OSl O

Amanda Weh\ ('on 0

PLU scholarships

St�4tr1 Mid SUldnnt' Whitham

WhlllDn Q

Uudll Welbe' ("97) 0 MarJorre W�id ('Ol) E.L. Wff"gand Foonddl lon l Clifford ('60;) alld r Kaye ('62)

Couple's generosity will provide

Nlkohne White Ui Sc;011 and Al lt,on ('94) Whilr U"II" wt"lt EiMIt" lM

Ihomil\ �nd RUlh Webb H Enid Wtbtte ('49)

Nanty Wfl,t�

'ohm,on

Haytb:n ,'71) dnrl Onnltll WIIII.U1\i Q

Jocquelyn

" 84) and Bluee

Wllhar m

Kri�tI"-lI WIIl I,lm" ('86) Nanty W.II,anu " 6n 0 """,," ('1111 and R M" """

W,lI!ilmi O

8,Mn I'm .ncI E11l�bolh (7�1 Willi, baleo and Donna WlniS H ('nl .n� An" 1'731 Willi' lO J S"nl.y Wlllis ('J8I l0 M E I I..b.1h W.II" ('431 0 I h.I",. Wmk r41l1 LO

Katht'rinc Robelt

Fred Wood Q

Helen and Charles Wood

Mar(y ('91) Wood

Rich.. udWood and

Jeffrey ('90)

S .,.h 1i.. Wood Q Thomas ('()3) and Ca ro l Wood I1l EI�f\ �d James Woo da rd Jaml.':"i and O. Woodard


LaUfP" Wooc;hlcje. ('00)

Ihl,l..,

Wytth M

RrllO ,nri Ja","'

('bS) .nd J.unod

Woodward

WOOdwOnl"l and Campilt'ly. 11k

11

Od••d ('GS) """ Sholl.". Wy\ko

(0 I,mo rill) .nd J M.,k

x

Woolsey

World Reach Inc;

W.lt.,. W",I.y ('�O)

Dau9la, ('7';) Bnd lpa Won"

Katrina C'89l ind StC!'Ven ('SI)

X fW foU'1d.utiOn OM )(1110;( l

W'1I!'Cjq11

Cra'9 Wflghl ('8'3) and RUI"

r.n<"'" Wnyh' ('82) HQ

Dorothy ..nd PILlVd Wngtl\

("9O) .nd MKhael ('90) WOQh. 0 Wllght �lm5tad ... Compan" I D.o. Wu Paul ('11) and �iml><'r1y W..... H IttH � Wut m J h l.

Oltyl

TJ"ttooodore W\lJwh'rhcn L

Yciden 0 Ocl ....td Ya g w LH Scan "lOd Barbara Yale Lyndspy Yat�.s. ('05) 0 CI.udl.tl Ye,am.af'l ('901 Mmg Vee ('bO) and klhn Bridget

o

mnse

Olen

Jane -.'1 ('04)

lirnnieHn n lInrtll and l.-nn Zmlmenmn OIIilM ('81) .nd Danlll:!. ZlITlmf'rm.nn Q

Zign lUthctan Olufrt'!. OavenpOt"t. WA l

(·SO) .nu J""""u. ('78) Zaichkm P••,I wi ( ' 40 ) GI nn ('71) .,,,1 Cecil. (7J) Zand@i Q Win ston 2ee ('76) aod Peggy Chan ('77) LQ Suzan Zeiger JOIeph 1'69) _ 00""" ZeI.uI1 Y Gerald Zl_ ('68) Q John ..nd Cynth'" Zlf!ober MH'hael ('SO) and ROlli �e Zlt:. glcr O Elizabeth ('82) and Ben ('83)

Younq Q

Wil... , " (,67) and t;._ Young H

Ii Q M

Zlmmer..(j.\,m')ut·Fr<1SGi;l Plnner,hl" 0 Jay ('501 lind 8m. ('48)

0,1

VaJe" � .and Ghm Young

L

Zielke 0

Ja.,. <ind EII"en YruuJ Q Yuki" *nd Kiymt u Yumibe

�obeJ1. YOUng L Suwn C'92) itnd Senl"",l" H. S.

KEY

Gcegory YoutJ ilnd 8edcy

l

y

Silt -,nd Mdu.etou Wright

(II:vin ('� and RablnYlviJakel' Aa",daU YUdkum L �andall ('8ll eno Sand,.. (112) Yoak.um L.Q 8"""t! 4lng VIC1OfI<il Yoder Q Ctt 'l l Yuruth �obeft 1'68) and ,...., ('68) Yost lQ AAtoine1le Young l a..... YounG fall 0 (,.an Yc>ung l G«>og;ann Yoong ('69) f. "'H,.". """fig (" l) .n l Kelly Hoe<: ftb�1l Voung ('91) Kathryn Yo"ng l �n .'1d 'hrth Voung WUe' ('8�n and J.aV Young 0 Lori Young ('O;) 0

Z.on LUlntfi1n O1urc.t\ �en', WfI.. !.Q

be u... Lutheran Olurth, N.wbe,g. OR LQ ZtQo Lytnf>fao Churrh. Orr;nn CJ t�, O� L ZIOn Lu hefon Church, Prairie V,II"9", 1<5 L c.. Oal... tlmJ IMnn� ZtiJI.�

Zoa, llltt1eran ChOf(h COnby, OR 10.110, loll., (90) J.I",e look ('00) Q

(J�ric" Zorn6

Yvonne Zuba! i k ('67) Ch&triM Zuber ('62)

fmille ('S1) and Dwight

Zulauf

lHQ

Angela ('04)

and (harl('s

Zurcher 0 James ('87)

Womefl.

and Trina

Zurfluh

Q

('49) and Susie Zurfluh 0 S�lrley Zurfluh 0 NOfll1 d Zylitn! ('65) Robert

K

YO U R G I F T TO P LU Yo u may be' �ble ro d o u ble, O t

of many corporate giving

l i n k ro the Match ing Gifrs

even rr i p le , r h e a m o u n t o f yo u r

i n i tiatives borh ro ext�nJ the

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gifr r o I'Kific I ,u theran

reach of corporate giving and ro

Univusity a t no add i r ional

encou rage employees ro be

for Lutherans are eligible fo r

COSt ro yo u ,

acrively i n volved in s u pporting

addi tional marching rhrough

Many corporations march rhe

rhei r com m u n i r ies.

the GivingPlus progra m .

gifrs rhe i r employees give ro

To see if you r employer has

n o n profir and charirable

match i ng gifr program, go ro

You c a n find a n o n l ine

organizarions, These march i ng

www. p !tt. edtt/develmatching­

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programs have been made parr

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De parrmem o f Labor has idemified regisrered nursing as rhe rop ocCuparion i n rerms o f job growrh rhrough rhe year 20 1 2. In May, rhe Narional Comm ission on Nursing Workforce fo r Lon g-Term Care repolTed rhar rhere are nearly 1 00,000 vacam n u rsing posiriolls in long-rerm care facili ries o n any given day, and rhe an nual nu rsc rurnover rare exceeds 50 percent. The sho rrage is cosring lo ng­ rerm care fac i l i ries alone an esrimared $4 billion a year i n recruirmem and rrai ning expenses. An undersranding of rhe sho rrage req u i res some analysis of where n u rse� choose 1'0 work and how long rhey remain in nursing posi rions. Rural areas have had berrer re�ulrs wirh crearing rheir own nursing programs, ad m ining a local popu larion who is more l i kely ro sray a rural area. Howcver, rhis changes wirh m ajor rec ru i ri n g e fforrs by berrer­ resourced urban areas, pro m i s ing berre r salaries, benefirs and relocarion incenrives. The sho rrage also has been exacerbared by some crearive solurions co downsizing n ursing sraffs in rhe lare '80s and early '90s. Many nurses work parr-rime and have beco me accusromed co f1exibil ity in scheduling, unk nown in p revious decades. Conrinuiry of care beco mes harder as rhe n umber of parc­ ri me nurses exceeds rhose who p rovide care on a more consisre n r basis. Depending on who addresses rhe issue, rhe roor cause fo r rhe n u rs ing sho rrage has been iden rified as work environmenral issues, inadequare salaries, lack of s ign i ficanr career advancemenr and rhe aging demograp hics of rhe nursing workforce. r n rhe March-Ap ril 2005 issue of Nurs ing Econom ic$, Perer Buerhaus and colleagues fo und rhar more rhan 75 pcrcell[ of RNs believe rhe n u rsing shorrage presencs a major p roblem fo r rhe qual i ty o f rheir work l i fe, rhe Cj ua l i ty of parie nr care and rhe amou n l' of ri me nurses can spend wirh parienrs. Looking forward, almosr aJ l surveyed n u rses see rhe sho rtage in the fu ture as a caraJyst for increasing stress on nurses (98%), lowering parient care quality (93%)

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solve the problem unless the nurses are better educated) ethically based) service-orient­ ed leaders) advocating more for the public)s safety and health) than for personal employment security. ») - Terry Miller and causing nurses ro leave the profe�sion (93%). Some starisricians claim rhar ir is impossible for cxisring n u rsing programs to expand in order ro adequatl'iy address rhe nursing shortage. The mosr prevalen r solution fo r "fixing" the n u rsing sho rtage has been driven by mulrj p le i meresrs i ncludi ng: rhose e m ployi ng nu rses, insriru tiol1s wanting to gel' inm the business o f producing n u rses; and educational p rograms rhar educate n urses. In orher words the solurion has been mosrly defi ned in rerms o f expanding rhe pipeline of new grad uares. Public awareness of the n u rsing sbo l'rage h ;l.S d riven increase� i n e n rollmcl1(s more rhan anyth i ng. T h e PLU School o f Nursing studenr body

has grown by 47 percenr ar rhe undergraduate level and by more rhan 200 percenr at the graduate level si nce 2002. Those inquiring abou t our P L U programs in nursing exceed 4 0 0 per monch , u p from less rhan 1 00 six years ago. Swdenrs and rheir significan r orhers have res ponded ro m arketing efforrs, such as rhe Joh nson and Joh nson ad cam p aign rhat sh owcased the porenrial for nursing graduares in terms o f salary, employabi l i ty, service, job securiry and inrernarional travel, as well as rhe chance ro make a d i fference i n the l ives of oth ers. Whereas we look to c l in ical agencies to pLace Ollr nurs i ng graduares, rhe employers look ro us to produce graduates in s u fficienr numbers to fill rheir posi tions. S i m ilarly, appl icants anticipate ad mission and success, regardless of capacity and demands fo r excel lence. Regardless of one's perspective, n u rsing sho rtages are serious and affecr everyone across rhe co unrry in more ways rhan rhe direct reci pienr o f nursing care recognizes. Unforrunarely, the sho rrage can serve as an i m perus fo r solurions that do nor serve eirher the public's best i n teresr or nursing as a h i ghly des irable profession i n the fu ture. The nu rsing shorrage colors expecrations and drives many o f rhe changes occurring i n health care, as wel l as rhe programs educaring n u rses. Whar is certain is thar someone at some price will fi l l rhe nursing vacancies - o r r h e presenr sysrem will i mplode. PLU's School of Nursing conrin ues ro be com mi rred to producing excellent n urses who are p ro fessionally orien ted, focused o n lives o f service and personally accoun rable fo r i m p roving health care. The PLU School o f N u rsing has worked very 'hard 1'0 establish a cul rure of excel lence in n u rsing educarion such thar PLU nurs ing graduares, nu rsing fac u l ty and nursing s taff represent a professional val ue system and level o f co m m i tmenr far beyond the usuaL I]] Terry Miller is dean ofthe PLU Sch o ol ofNursing.


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Te r ry Mill er, dean of PLU's Sc hool of N u rsing, says better educated nurses and more fa c u lty must b e IJ art of the solution to the nation's nurs i n g shorta g e .

By Terry Miller n m any ways, it i s the best o f times for the nation's nursing schools. In the midst o f a nu rsin g s ho r tag e , the number and quality of applicants to n u rsing programs cominue to rise, the l'O les and salaries for n u rs i n g graduates have never been berter, clin ical agency support i s more collaborative, and the media b li tz addressing the Ilu rsing shortage has not ended. At the same time, t h e re is a downside, The com petitive demand fo r quali t), clinical placements of n u rsing students make ir d i fficult for any program to expand offerings or increase

e n rol lments. Understand ing both the i nherent o pportunity and the growing challe nge presented by t he n u rsing shortage is crucial for the fu rure of health care. Having more nurses will not solve the problem unless the n u rses are b e t ter educated, eth ically based, service­ oriented 1c. 1.de r s advocat i n g more for the public's safety and h e a l t h , than fo r personal employment security. Any lo ng-term solu tion will req u i rc that those e n tering n u rsing are bctter equipped, w i l l stay in p ractice l onger and that a greater nu mber will choose to work fu ll-time. Also , any real

solution will require the recrui tme n t a n d development o f more Ph.D. n u rs i ng facu lry who are both effective teachers and clinicians. It is i m portant to firs t define the U . S . n u rsing shorrage. Nursing i s the largest faction of the hea l th care workforce. According to recent projections from the U.S. Bu reau o f- Labor (http://www. bfs.gov/emp/emptabf21 .htm) statistics p u bl ished i n the February 2004 Monthly Labor Review, more than one million new.and re placement n u rses wil l be needed by 20 1 2. The U.S, conti"ued 011 p"ge 62

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The idea of having a swing dance club ac PLU occurred co David Poole when he was a fresh man cak i ng a dance class. Poole, now a senior and co-p residenc o f rhe club, said he helped plan a few swing dance evencs during h i s sophomore year. However, che concepc fizzled ou c. Maryann e Wirkkanen, a junior and co-presidenc, helped revive che club lasc year when Poole was scudying abroad. Lasc fall, Wirkkanen and Poole sec up

a rable ar che I nvolve menc Fai r and fou nd 1 23 i nceresced scudencs. The Swi ng Club meecs o nce a week in che evening, in The Cave or Chris K nuczen Hall. Lessons are caughc du r­ ing che firsc hour, and chen members are free co dance uncil closll1g. "Ir's somech i ng you can do any day of rhe week," said A my !:leard, a j u n io r. ''I'm amazed ac che people wil l i ng co give c i me co ceach and che supporc we give each ocher."


Christopher Gerdes, a seni o r and vice presidem of Swing Club, sets u p the sOll nd equipmenr and helps teach les­ sons with Wirkkanen. He said he enjoys seeing the progress studems make. " People COme in shy, bur l eave self­ co n fiden t," said Gerdes. f�)' Roxa');,e

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energy, commitment and yo u r own val­ ues to fo reign affairs work - and you can make a difference." Barr said PLU's i mernational pro­ grams make s rude n rs better prepared fo r today's world - and make the uni­ versity a great place co look for anyo ne imerested in diplomatic service. "Even before the i mernatio nal focus, PLU was p reparing people," she said. "I think the S tate Departmem considers i tself co be a p l ace for the best and the brightest. And I consider the education I go t at PLU to be o u tstanding."

Campus master plan facility and grounds priorities under review Alumna encourages career discovery in diplomatic service haring her experiences in the fo r­ e ign se rvice, U.S. Ambassador co Namibia Joyce Barr '76 spem a d ay o n cam p u s i n November tal k i ng co students - and enco u raging them co look i n to careers i n the di plomatic serv­ Ice. "The world is a much sma ll e r p l a ce than i t llsed to be," she said. " I f you really wanr to change the world o r i f you really want certain o urco mes, then you need to be i nvolved." Barr, along with National Security Affairs Fel low J o nathan Moore, spoke to a gro up of s tudents i mc rested in the global AIDS epidemic, focusing on the Uni ted States' role in combating AIDS i n Namibia.

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the begi n n i ng o f the discussion o f where PLU w i l l b e head i n g with fac i l i ­ ties a n d grou nds i n t h e n e x r 10 c o 20 years," said S h e r i Ton n, vice president for finance and operations and chai r o f t h e plan n i ng g ro up . "Right now, many thi ngs a r e possible. We are at the poim where we need to figure o u t not o nly what we want, but what we need and what we can afford," Ton n said. Possi ble candidates fo r furure devel­ opment i nclude more studen t-centered space in the VC, i m p rovemenrs to resi­ dence halls, u pgrades to classrooms and other acade m i c space and possibl.c replacemem of ou tdated academic b uildings. Athletic and fitness facilities are ano ther area of study. Under considera­ tion are new or refu rb ished spaces for i n tercollegiate athletic practice and competi tio n, club spo rts, in rram urals, fimess activities, ou rdoor recreation and spontaneous activities . T h e u pdate o f the master p la n was authori zed by [he Board of Regents i n 2004. I t has been u nder the d i rection o f

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a s reering commirree including repre­ sCl1 [arives fro m academics, operarions, sru denc life, residencial l l fe, develop­ menc, alumni, arhlerics a nd sru den cs. The board will receive a proposed mas­ rer plan ar rheir M ay 2006 meering.

First-year students 'Explore I ' vocation, identity and purpose he January Term Explore ! rern:ar o ffe red fi rsr-year sruden cs rhe opporrun iry ro ger off campus and explore rheir vocar ion , identiry and p mpose. The event was o ne o f rbe many acrivi­ tics s u p p orted by a $2 m i llion Lilly E ndowlllcnc granr rhar was awarded ro PLU i n 2002 rhar resul red in rhe cre­ arion of The Wi ld H o p e Project. Irs main goal is [0 have srudencs ask and

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answer rhe q uesrion "\V'har wil l you do wirh your one wild and precious life)" D uring rhe 28-hour rerrear, srudenrs parcicipared in small groups wirh facul­ ty and srudenc leaders, lisrened to panel speakers and contribured ro fireside chars, said Eva Joh nson, d irector o f srudenr involvement and leaders h i p . "We're looking a r nor j u s r r h e aca­ demic, b u r rhe psychosocial," Johnson said. "Parr o f ed ucarion is helpi ng peo­ ple un derstand what ro do with their lives. I t's not JUSt a diploma and a job. PLU is berrer edllcari ng citizens fo r the 2 1 s t cen tu ry." First-year students aren't the only o nes who leave feel i ng b�[[er connected ro rhe camp us and their peers. M ichelle de Beauchamp '07, who attended last year's retreat and retu rned as a studenc leader this year, said j-Term Explore ! creates a dialogue for t h e self. "When yo u take a leadership role and

ask srudencs quesrions, you're always learning abou r yourself and growing," de Beauchamp said. J-Term Explore! is a collaborative effort wirh the First Year Experience program and Student Life, according ro Johnson. This i s the second year PLU has organized rhe retreat. Both years it rook place ar Cispus Learning Cenrer i n Randle, Wash., during tWO weekends in January. by Roxanne Cooke '07

Student club invests donor's creal money' in the stock market he Student I nvesrmenr Fund began in 1 982, when Mary Lund Davis don�l [ed 525,000 ro PLU exp ressly for rhe p u rpose o f al lowing stud ents ro i nvesr ir in the srock mar­ ker. By any measure, the donation has been a great success. In the fo llowing 23 years, the fu nd h as grown to $ 1 02 ,000. Hal fway through the 2005-06 academic year, the fund h as swollen ro $ 1 1 8,000. SlF has grown in more ways than one. According ro SIF p residenr Kristina Martin 'OS, rhe srudent-run c l u b has n early 40 membe rs, 30 of whom regu­ larl)! contri b u re in thei r weekly M onday evening meetings. Some are not even business majors . "We spend a 10[ of rime passing along whar we've learned, teaching younger students whar to look fo r," said M anin. "Thar's whar \\le \van t.)) Nine elected S I F board members, along wi th club members, research and debate the merits o f pote n ti al srock trades. When they reach agreement, they make the trade. That the fu nd invests real money i s n o t l o s t o n t h e students. " I t i s real mooey," said Jason Kel ley '06, who is an economic adviser co the fu nd. "Still, we call it risk-free learning." That learning has real-world impact. "I haven't been co an i n terview where they haven't asked abo u r rll.: fu nd," said Kelley, who has begun his job search i n anticipation for l i fe after PLU. "That's all they want co talk abou t." �


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M orken Center Dedicati on Yo u ' r e i n v i t e d to j o i n u s f o r t h e d e d i c ation of the M o rken Center f o r Lea rn i n g a n d Te c h n o l o gy. P l e ase save t h e d ate: M a y 5, 2006. T h e event b e g i n s at 1 0:30 a . m . with a n a l l - c a m p u s c o n v o c ation, fe atu r i n g a n a d d re ss b y R o b e rt B . R e i c h . A t n o o n is t h e d e d i c ation, f o l l owed by a n o p e n h o u s e a n d to u rs of the M o rken Ce nte r. T h e stu n n i n g new f a c i l ity is the h o m e of the S c h o o l of B u sine ss, D e p a rtment of M athemati cs, D e partm e nt o f Com puter S c i e n c e a n d Com puter E n g i n eering, and M ESA, the l o c a l c h a pter of a state p r o g r a m t h a t w o r k s to

2006

s u p p o rt traditi o n a lly u n d e rr e p re sented stud ents in m ath e m atics, e n g i n e e r i n g and s c i e n c e a c h i ev e m ent.

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ALL CAM P U S C O N V O CATI O N

'The Truth A b o ut G l o b a lization" A ddress by Robert B. Reich, Former U S. Secretary of Labor, Professor o f Public Po/icy a t U C. Berke/ey.

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' Stu dent-math letes' star i n commu nity outreach a n d self d iscovery

Stud e n t-math lete La u r a Thompsen '06 c o a c h e d sixth - g r a d e stude nts in p r e p a ra ti on for the M a th Olym p i a d .

n a takeoff on the familiar "s rudent­ athletes," PLU "studene-mathletes" are vis i t i n g local public schools co h e l p teachers and parenrs b u ild a sense o f com m u n i ty i n mathematics educa­ tion and co

help

teach kids that math

can be fu n and reward i ng.

The Mathlete Coac h i n g Program is a league of math clubs featuring PLU s t u ­ dents helping h igh schooll, midd le school and upper el e m e n tary school teachers prepare youth for thc Wash i ngcon State M athematics Council Math Olympiad held each May. Last year PLU had six studcl1(s i n three classrooms In three different school districts. The p ro g ra m w as S o sllccessful that this year 20 studel1(s may partici pate. It J.1l began when a high school p rinci- . pal asked PLU fo r help. Of the approxi­ marel y 1 3 0 j u n i o r s in his school taking a math placcmcll t test each year, less 8 PLU SCENE SPRING 2006 > LIFE OF THE M I N D

the book "Radical Equations" by Robert

and h igh school levels in the rural Sou th and the nation's lllner cl,ties. "Moses' poine is that p roficicncy in sci­ ence and math are keys co successfu l citi­ zenship. For him, teac hing algebra th ro u g h co m m u n ity- b u ilding is the gateway co a col lege education no matter

Moses, who developed an innovative

what field you wanc co go i n co," said

initiative co teach math l iteracy co poor and minority students at the middle

Bryan Dorner, professor of mathematics. Eve m ua l l y we h i t on what is now t h e mathlete program," Dorner said. " Having a close connection with the schools a n d an opportu nity for our Stu­ denes to volunteer fo r an activity that is supplemental co their regular course­ work is a nat u ral for PLU because of our commitment to community service. "The p rogram benefits youth and the schools and it gives PLU stlldents the experience of service-learning - setting the theme of going Out and exploring yo ur vocation, what you really wan t co do with you r l i fe," Dorner said.

than a dozen were qualifYing for anything other than remedial math in college. A discussion group was starred that included school teachers, p ri n c i pals,

ad m i n istrators J.nd PLU education and math fac u l ty. They fo u n d i n s p i ration

La ura T h o m p s e n c o n f e rs with M e a d ows E l e m e n ta ry S c h o o l tea c h e r M a ry H o l m b e r g .

in

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Sixth - g rade teacher Mary H o l mberg, of M e ad ows Ele m e n ta ry School i n t he North T h u rston (Was h.) School D istrict, sent three mathle te-coached teams to the Math O l y m p i ad .

In a year-end ::!ssessment of her stu­ dents' math skills, the only students who ex ce eded grade level were the ones who participated in the mathlete p rogram. " M a t h l e tes

gi ve my s t ude nts positive

role models," H o l m berg said.

"Closer in age to my sixth graders, the college students are 'cooler' than par­ ents and teac hers. I he a r d one of my students call t h e m ' math gods.' As a res u lt, the attention students receive fro m the l11 a th letes is extr::! special. Student self-worth grows and i n s tead of be in g mach phobic they beco m e math e m powered ," she said.

(These kids are learning that mathematics will open doors and expand horizons in ways you 'd never expect. -Bryan Dorner »

PLU sen ior Laura Th o m p se n coached in H o l m be rg's c la ss last year. "We all know of the kind of s u p po rt and recognition t h at students receive fo r their acc o m p l i s h m e n ts on the play­ ing field and in many social setti ngs. But h ow often are students pub l i cl y

rewarded for doing well academically?" T ho mpsen asked. " No t o ften." ''I'm here to tel l these bright sixth gr ad e r s that I'm a math major goi n g to co ll e ge on an academic sc h o l a r s h i p and without it I could never afford college. While they k now they like math and are good a t it, fo r the first time t hey see it has big rewards. They begin to under­ sta nd that colleges will pay them to do wel l academ ically. " I 've learned a l ot from the students, too. It is such a reward to watch them work , and work, and work and th en suddenly grasp a concept. Their eyes li ght up with excitement ! In college, ex pecta t i o n s are high an d small accom­ pli s h m e n ts are not o ften openly cele­ brated," Thom psen said. "The sixth gr aders rem i nd us to th row o u rselves a l i ttle party when we finally und erstand some th i ng." Dorner believes Tho mpsen and other

PLU students are rol e models and m en­ tors who are goi ng a long way toward dispelling the i m age ingr ain ed in socie­ ty that m at hema tics is too d i ffi c ul t, not relevant to daily l i fe, and only p rac ti ced by dorks with pocket protectors. "These kids are l e ar nin g that mathe­ matics wil,l open doors and expand hori z ons in ways you'd never expect," Dorner said. M at h l ete coachi ng is coordinated by th e local ch apter of a state program, M ESA, tbat works to suppOrt tradition­ ally u n d errepre s en te d students in

He may have reti re d fr(ll11 the

ch i evi ng and co ntr i b uti ng to thei r fu l l po ten tial i n mathem atics, e ngin ee r i n g and science. Last momh [he Department of Mathematics and MESA joined the School o f Bus iness and the Depanmenr of Com p u te[ Science and Com pu ter E ngin ee r i ng as residents of th e Morken Cen ter fo r Learning and Technology. The dedi ca tio n of the Morken C e n te r will b e held on May 5 , in cl udi ng a keynote address by Ro be rt B. Reic h, fo r­ mer secretary of l abor. lm a

Ii]' Greg lJrclI'is

p rofessor of religion at PLU for 45 ye ars . He retired in

h i story faculty last spring , bur Phil Nordquist '56

wasn'[ gone fo r l o ng. Duri n g the months s i nce h is r eti re m e nt , Nordqu ist contin ued h i s work i n the archives, researching the h i s t o ry of the Lutheran C h u rch in the Northwest. That work is now being p e rfo rm ed in an official c apa c i ty. The Board of Rege n t s receml }' n am ed Nordquist to a post most t h ou ght h e held all al o n g : u n iversi­ ty h i s to ri a n . Nordq uist will be wo rking c l o sely with Kris Ri n gda h l , u n iversi t}' archivist.

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Fa culty Excellence Awards were awarded al December co m me nc e­ ment to re c og n i ze faculty i n five areas: te ach in g, advising, m en to r ing , research and service. The Facu l ty Excellence Award in Te ach i n g wa� award e d to Jessica Sklar, assistant p rofes so r o f mathematics. The Faculty Excellence Award in Advising went to Keith Cooper, ass oc iate pl'O­

fessor of phi losophy. Patsy Malone, associate p rofes s o r of n u rsi ng , received the PaCld ty Excellence Awar d in �'I c ntoring. Two K.T. Ta ng Fa cu l ty

Excellence Awards in Research were awarded, one to Chung-Shing Lee,

Religion Stewart D.

p rofessor of business and one to of histor}'. The fi rs t Fac u l ty Excellence Awa rd i n Selvice was awarded to Paul

Govig died

Menzel, professor of p h i losophy. The

Professor

Robert Ericksen '67, pro fe s s o r

Emeritus of

unex­

pectedly last spring,

just six weeks before h i s manuscript " Ronald Fangen: C h u rc h and Culture i n Norway , " wem to publica­

reci pients of these awards we re nomi­ nated and selected by thei r peers. Four students were selected to serve as interns in the Washington State

tion. It chronicles the l i fe of a

Legis lature 'S 2006

rem a rk ab le No rwe gian fig u re who

Kelly Fahl '06, majo ri ng in econom­

has been com pared to T S . Eliot and Francois Mallriac. The book is now

Briahna Taylor '06, majoring i n

available in the PLU Bookstore and

Engl ish

as an e-book from Amazon.com.

poli tical science majors Stefanie

session. Tlwy arC

ics and environmen tal st udies;

a n d po l i ti cal

science; and

Govig was an ordained Lu theran

Freatman '07 a nd Elizabeth Lamb­

pastor, a Fulbright scholar a n d

Ferro '06.

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9


F Ie : H u m a n R i g hts a n d D eve l o p m e nt i n N a m i b i a Studellt.i exa mil7cd the way the Namibian

people are working to C7"(({tc a tmdition Iif' h!!lIlaN rights as parr ofgovernmcilt l'l"({oice. So, i r you've been read i ng rhe orher blogs, yo u ' l l r ead a lo r abour Kalarura, rhe pover­ [y-srrickcn, mosdy black rcsidenrial area i n/ncar Windh oek. I had a loc o f rhe same reacr ions as ochers - embarrassmenc ac how well dressed we were, fee l i ng awkward

abouc Llk i n g pictures and j us c [he gen eral fe el i n g chac we are intruding on people's

livcs. B u c so many of dlC!l1 were friendly, and cal led ouc ro us as we d rove by, rha r I

fe l c a l i u t e bener. The [Own reminded me of some Thai vil lages I saw a couple years ago, only

much, much bigger. One e n cou ragi n g ching . we

heard was how differenc Kararura was

Editor's Note: The journal entries ore presetJted as posred. They

have been edited onlv when necessary for clariey.

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PLU SCENE SPRING 2006 > FEAT U R E

ren years ago, and how much i r has

realizing che work he purs i n co his job, rhe

i m proved over chese pasr cen years.

decisions he h as co make and all char he

The M i n iscry of Educarion was very i n cer­ es cing. I ca n no c

re m em ber a

rime i n rece n c

h iscory when I have fel c so hu mbled rhac someone was gi vi ng us h is rime. Simply

Creati ng

obal leaders

has already done fo r h is co u n r ry made me feel very honored rhar he gave us so m uch of h is rime. Like orhers, his speech :1bour how badl y Namibia needs ceachers made me b riefl y reco nsider going i n co Elemen ra r y Ed, b u c I know chac scayi ng w i ch G lobal Srud ies and

At PLU IV.lve long recognized the Importance of giving students he opportunity to ex pand th Ir under :a nd­ ing of il u m a n ! y s gl o b a l cond Ion.

Today, rhe lecrure on che

·Our study-away programs and The

was very i n rerescing. The

Wang Center Ilulld on that commitment, eoab II 9 us \0 educate new ge nera­ Ion 0 global l e a ders who Will be fully prepared to understand and. i nd eed. shape the glob o l econom and environ­ m n Th new gene ration of leaders Will first and foremost be a mbassado rs a n d advocates for a pe ceful and peace-filled world :

- PW

sldenr Loren J. Anderson

A n rhropo logy

is rhe correcr rome fo r me.

Truth and Reconci l iacion Cou nci l in Sourh Africa prof talked a bo ur how chis bishop, along wi rh orhers, wanced people involved wich aparcheid co confess anych ing rhey had done chat was wrong i n order co b ri n g abour fo rgiveness 3.l1d heal­ i ng for rhe counrry as a whole. The p ro b­

lem was, chose who con fe ss e d were general­

Iy a) nor che leaders, and b) were nude i n ro scapegoars. Basica l l y, everyonE' said rhey


didn'r know, and/or ir was nor rheir faulL Realizing rhat rhis is human narure, ir makes me wanr r o examine the areas in my l i fe and society where I roo may be shifring blame ro oth ers when I, myselC could be making a difference, or at leasr a srand , lso loved today's performance poets some of the poems were hearr-wrenchi ng, I wish I could wri re so wel l . I

a

Submined by C a rolyn Benbow . Thurs" 0 1 /1 2/2006

PHOTO: Believe

it or not, this became a common sight on

our drive through the park, Never thought I'd say that about a giraffe!

T R TIC J o u rn e y to th e E n d of th e Ea rth Students explored the Anmrctic Peninsula in the context o/studying natural hi,'tory, the environment and cOIISt:/'vatio n issues,

We are in the Drake Passage, on our way back ro Ushuaia after out amazing Anrarcric adventure, Mosr of us are now rea l izing rhat this parr of our austral travels

are com i ng ro an end , Although leaving the ship on Tuesday morn ing will undoubted ly be bittersweet, we are excited ro embark on new experiences in Patago n ia, These last few days we have enjoyed icebergs calvi ng with th un derous roars, close encoun rers wirh M i nke whales, Chi nsrrap penguins with their downy chicks, and join ing the crew in a lypical Argentinean barbecue on the deck of the ship, Ou r days in the Antarctic have been even bener than we could have i magined, Daily lectu res by the guides and our i n reracrions with the crew have been essential i n framing our adventures in learning, We are processing our experiences through reRecrion, writi ng, and conversation, Even as we contemplate rhe meaning of these powerful experiences, we know we are being ch a n ged by them,

Spending rime i n nature, especially in such an i nt i mare way, we feel a srronger connec­ tion with our surroundings and have come ro un derstand that rhere is a big world out there for us to explore, The world evolves beyond ou r own problems and there are bigger issues than what we tend to concenrrate on in ou r everyday Jives, Enjoying the peace and har­ mony in such all untouchc:d place has affected us :111 in dif­ ferent ways, \Y./e will take the memories of the Antarctic landscape and creatures with us to cherish fo rever, Whenever we feel the hustk and bustle of our b usy lives, we ca n use our imagi nations to transport ourselves back here ro flnJ that natural bea ut y and peace agJin, Submined b y Jinnie Hanson, Kristin Liverman, and Saruh Salis b u ry on behalf of our group, • Man" 01/1 6/2006

Photo:

Three nesting Gentoo penguins allow Tifanie

Krebs a close view on the continent of Antarctica,

FEATURE > PLU SCENE SPRING 2006

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CONTIN ENTS

ON

uously try know

to llIC.

I j usr gi ve rhem

best (I don' t s pea k Chi nese,

been [lying

B u s i n ess a n d U r b a n C u lture i n C h i n a age with

11101'1'

and " more tea

cOlltemporr/l'y sites o/urban

tlctivitil's, incllldillg mweums,

to

in

learn more as we go a lo n g ,

I 've now l ea rn ed how

Stue/mts compal'cd crearioJlSfrom China :< gold­

other

.speak

Chi nese) . Luckily I know that one! B u r I ' ve

I .

en

to

hlank looks anJ tell them the one phrase I

(/I'( gal/eries

venuesfol' current arristic e,\jJressio;7.

and

[0

say " I l ove rea"

please" and

" j' m J a pa nese " .

It's pretty funny when you know people

are deba t ing ahour your e t h n ic ity w h i l e

yo u ' re stand i n g t i g h r th e re .

a 2 hour fl ight from B e i j i n g. I t was rain i ng

super hard when we landed, so we ' re s t i l l a l l so aking wcr. T h e rai n has d ied down

though, but we JUSt s top p e d at the ma rket n ea rby ro buy some u m b rel l as. It ' s rea l l y

c

i ry. �!e

J U S t wen t to a m euke r near o u r hotel and

prices are so l o w l We even g o r massages i n COS[

$10

for a n hour.

be w r i ci ng more as rhe advenru re cont i n ­

there's no need for the warm clothes we bo u g ht in Beij i n g now.

ues! I pro m i se l Stay tuned ttlr lll ore!

Submitted by Cindy Kaya • Thurs., 01/1 2/2006 PHOTO: Tile wonderfull Great Wall outside of Beijing.

e1

whole section of

the C re a t Wa l l . Th e

\ ' iew

was beautifu l and the climb was p rerry to ugh. Some of t h e sta i rs werc very steep. I a l so had ro

lISe

th e bathroom about

h,ttf way up b u r l u ck i l y

therc was a hath room tOwards the rop. I t was defIn irel y an experience i n itself j ust

using that bathroom. ] wou l d n ' t recommend itl

i o n ) Media in the \\:/o rld course

to

see it all " l i p c l os e and

ro wi tness fo re i gn films

being subtitled by v a r io u s m u l t i L i n gu a l em p l oyee s .

b u t we also got ro see a l i vc rad io show al o n g with a fcw film s tu d i os , Wirh SBS bro ad cast ing ro Aust ra l ia in

approx. 68 l a ng ua ges a l o n g with

[0

o rld ' s mosr

w

a

p l ace

( es p ecd ly since we d o n ' t have such a t hi n g

Stue/ents explored how A ustralian media -

in the US) .

fiLm,

An yways, after a l l was said and done, we

TV,

mdio, Internet

-

ill tbe Ullited Strltes,

differfrom those

were a l l srand i ng in t h e SBS lobby when

Today was a vcrI' i n te res t i n g dayl After wak i n g l i p b ri gh t and early, we all headed

More PlU students

ud -a ay

l.. , Iy �I c among the top I ' lJ 10 mast r' degree univerSities In the

students eng aged In Internatronal study. Over 0 perc nt of PLU students study

the stOre cletks was an adventure, Many o f

a broad TIlO n a tional study a broad ercent

PlU SCENE SPRING 2006 > FEATURES

( Robert Wells, professor of com m u n ica­ r

all fel t very p rivi l eged to rour such

I nt e r n a ti o n a l M e d i a

t h e m th i n k that ] a m from here, a n d comi n-

12

S i nce [ h elV e personally done a bit o f

l i ngu istically diverse radio network, we

Un. ed States for percenta ge of

We a lso met a lot o f i n re rest i ng peo ple while we were i n B ei j i ng . Just talking

rea c hed our destination most of us wcrc

SBS ra d io being the

Beij i ng was very fun . ] ex p er i e nced so m uch there. My most memorable pan was c l i m b i ng up

mile

certainly i m p ressed.

persona l . " We not only gor

item, I 've bee n s h opp i n g a 1m h e re in

Beij i ng wh ich o nl y

a

walk) was q u i te exhausting, hu r a fter we

China. It's JUSt roo t e m p t i n g when r h e

we were l eav ing B eij i ng th i s m o rn i n g ir

stick. [ g u ess

p u hlic broadcaster. " The advcll[ure t h e n� (a hus ride, a [ ra i n ride a nd abour

@ P L U ) , i r was fClseinaring

Wel l now that [ know my password, I wi l l

[0

"Australia's m u l ticultura l ,U1J lll u i t i l i ngual

b o u g h t some DVDs along with sume other

warm hcr co m p a red ro Bei j i ng. When

was snowi ng and sta r r i n g

Service) wh ich is ty p i ca l l y k nown as

research on r h e S I3S (dunks r o Rob 's

S h ang h a i seems l i ke a very b u s y

We JUSt 8 1Tived i n S h a n g ha i [ O n ig h t a fter

o ff to rhe SBS (rhe Speci al Broadcas t i ng

averag e IS 3

all o f a sudden we hear a l o ud " fa n - l i ke "

s o u n d . T HE N , after l o o k i ng ours ide, w e real ize (or may b e i t was J U S t m e ) th at i t

was DUMPING RA [ N an d THUN DER­ STO RJvlING I I I Wel l , needless to say, ar

this p o i n t , I sure wished I had gone w i t h

my o rig i n al i nsti ncts a n d broughr m y p o n ­ c h o , pams and close- toed shoes, :) S i l l y me to th i n k ] wo uld haw been able to walk

a roun d in a tank rop, shorrs and fl i p flops fo r the e nti re

momh =1

T h an kfu l l y

t ho u gh , some of us were l uc ky e no ug h to


helve brough c u m b re l l as. So in short, we

rams. These food scops were mai nl y used

con s of che b uildings. There were many

ce

by workers who d id noc have cime or che

diffe renc s tyles of bricks and various patterns

rt a i n l y were n ' c ex p eccing chis " casce o f

h o m e " d u ri ng ch i s c r i p . 0 wel l . . . . as lo ng

means co make their own meals. Sel lers

used when b u i ldi ng che ci cies. Plascer used co

as ic cle'Hs up fo r rhe plan ned (Bondi

wo u ld have h uge j ugs of fo od c ha c could

cover che real s cr ucrure of che bui l d i ngs , buc

and IVf Jn ly) BC3Ch/snorke J i n g cri p cl1ac

be eacen srand i n g up.

now you can see che underbody of most.

us girls have p e nc i l ed i n fo r ch is weeke nd. On

n

more po s ir ive noce, rhis wearher

could be co my advamage b/c I ' l l be

$200 richer

(

si nce I WON T go

o n che Sydney br i dgewa l k wirh chese

We were able co see rhe scruccure of anciem

Two days before we we lH co Pompe i i,

aparcmenrs, houses in which mulri ple fa mi­

we vis iced rhe Archeological m use um in

l ies would l ive, or small rooms co uld be

Na p les. Thac i s whne many m osaics , scul p­

renred out. There were also h uge houses

c ures , a nd cools fcom Pomp ei i

w

co n d i c ions :) 1\,0 worries (as che A ussies wou ld

arc

housed .

I was mosc i m pressed by rhe mosaics. The

i rh m u l ci ple rooms and mosaics srill

i n tacc. The range of classes was i n reres ri ng ,

i n tri cacy and deca i l is sci ll i mpress i ve . This

s i nce Lau ren and I read an arri cl e concern­

i s o n e of che coolesc m u seu m s I have ever

i ng rhe eco n o mics of slavery in a ncienr

gone co. The scu l pru res were also awesome,

Iraly. A p raccice rhac did no c occur i n

as wel l as rhe

Submitted b y Jenny Zarelli � Mon , 01/16/2006 Ph% : As I vialked along the Circular Quay near the

American sl avery was manum ission: b uying

Su bmitted by Jessica

Sydney Opera House, I paused to listen to tile didgeri·

money in order ro be free. S i n ce s l avery

say) . . . we' l i

make che besc of ic a l l - I More

up d'llcS latn . . . . G ' day a l l !

doo. It is a hauntingly beautiful sound.

yo ur freed o m . Slaves would work and save was nO[ ec hn ical ly based in an ciem l e a ly, a

A

Iraly is c1ur, wh i le American slav es d i d

trib u ted to a research/service projert armnged

req u i red l i nk ski ll , s laves in ancienr lealy usua lly sp ec ialized in d i ff(' renr crafts and skills,

changed from human drawn

a u tho ri ty. There

watchtowers to wireless phones,

N EUM

ROCK MY SOCKS�! l o walk in ci cies (\.vo

is sp ecula cion

rhac i r was someri mes berter co

natioll state.

be

a

sla ve dlar a poor person,

s i nce you were given food and shelrer from yo u r boss/owner.

scary, consid e ring che volcano char

scon c:s co nnecri ng che crosswa.l ks, s i nce

h a v e small w h i ce scones scaccered amo ng

Po mpeii and Hncula n e u m , b u r I w i l l j usc

che larger dark ones thac acced as n ighr

focus in on a fe w r h i ngs.

lighcs.

The Makah wel c omed

wic h thei r

CLlS­

COIll­

and incroduccions. Friday morn i ng we

ar

WCI'C

in vi r l' d

rhe Sen io r

CelHcr. W i ch i n our I� rsr 21\ ho u r s

cion,

on rhe reserva­

Wt' I11(,C

more t h a n

50 m e m be rs o f the

I was su rpri sed mosr of all by rhe p risc i ne

in case you were

b i l l io n p iccu res of Pomp e i i a nd

exrended convCl'sacions

Herculaneum, mainly of the difTerenr skele-

many o f dH:m.

Ch risc-time fasc food r('sca u-

us

wich a c l a m ch owder d i n ll LT i n rh e

cond icion of che co u n ceI' rops of whar

were ba si ca l ly

the

in Washington stale.

co brunch

ofcen . The s creers also

fl ooding hap pened

011

m u n i ty h a l l followed by welcome s p eeches

Inccrs('ccions in Pompeii often had scepp i ng

T here is so m u ch rhac co u l d be said abouc

The IVlakah Nation is located

co mary hospi cal i r y on Th u rs d a y �vc n i n g

chousand years old is awe - i nspiri ng a nd des troyed chem is s c i l l acr i v e and nearby.

by the Makah Culture and Research emfer. Northwest p o rtio II ofthe 06m1pic Pm/JlSula

even r i si ng co posi ri o n s of

carts to automobiles, from

HE Rem.

Students studied Makah culture and mn­

m und ane p hys ical j o bs char

tlnd social adjwtmmt as peopLe

E Ie

M a k a h C u ltu re, P a st a n d P r e s e nt

fe rence becween slavery in America and

Student.< studied tec/moLogictll

P O M P E I I and

was

abandonned due to Malaria

nor born or caken i n co s l ave ry. Anocher d if­

from ci ty-stll tes to a

year old d ice.

Lee � Tues., 01 12412006 Ph% : Greek ruins, preserved because the area

free s lave had che same scams of someone

E c o n o m i c a n d E n v i r o n m e n tal C h a n g e i n Ita ly

2,000

o ndering , I cook a b o u r

w

a

M a kJh Tl'ibe and had

with

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ON

The Mabh Cultur:\1 and Research Cemn has

a rranged

:\

p rogra m of activities that will keep

us busy l ea rn i n g about rraditio nal MClkah Cu l ture in contemporary Makah society. Saturday was

a

p retty typical i f somewhat

i nvi ted to o u r g u idc', beau tifu l home where she a n d her [a m i ly put o n a beauti­

C u lt u r a l a n d E n v i ro n m e nta l H i story of the A n d e s Sit/dents explored the histolY, mLlltre,

ful fashion s how. Now, this

history.

lr is now the 1 7 th o f Jan u a ry and a Searrle

" l i ght " d ay. In the mo r n i n g we h i ked to Ca p e

l i ke wea ther here in S ucre , Bolivia. I ca l c u­

(inema! United Sr,l(es, gu id ed by aJl i nrerpre­

before it is ti m e: for us ro return ro t h e

Fla l lc ty, the norrhwesternnlost tip of the con­

lated that we have about

1 3 or s o

d ays

baskets and 'lboU[ ediblc p l 'lnts . Ar the Cape

fact thar I do m i ss some t h i ngs. For exam­

and watched sea l ions fis h i n g, w h i lc an eagle

and some American food. But

soared ovnhcad. Ciu:ck out the p h otOS thar Rob will POSt later to sec wbat I meall.

much of a rus h , b u t I do acknowledge the

ple, 1 rea l l y m iss m y fa m i l y, m y boyfriend,

I

am having

a

gli m pse

a grea t ti me ou t here. O n Satu rday, I was :\hle ro get

of what i wanted ro do w i th part of my

fish ing gea r. After th'll we lea.rned how to

you know that I am headed to fas h i o n

ga th e r and procc.::;s O live sh el l s , used i n neck­

school befo re Grad uale school. We were

laces a nd

ro

("corare a va riety of objects. Then

i nstru em r sha red me Makah stOry that

"We refer to o urs

wirh Ol i ve s he l ls . \X!hi le do in g that our

cxpbins wh y frogs make so much Iloise d u r­

foc used uni v e r s l

ing part of the year and are so qu iet at other

th

times. Then i t was back to Dorm

7 fo r d i n ner,

discussion, and "take it easy" time. To moHow wc w i l l hike out to OLetlC, o n the ocean coast. Ozette w:\s

:\

M a b h vil l age . A

small parr of t he v i lbge was dcsuoyed by

a m u dsl ide about

400

years ago, pres e rv i n g

wooden �nd baske rry :\rrifacrs. The Mal<ah

MlI!;cum d is p b ys :\rti[,cts from the excava­

tion at 07.ette, ill ustrating r b e Ivbkal1 way of

l i fe 4 ccntu ries ago. 1t is one of the besr small museums an yw here and arrracts visirors from all over the world. The wearher forec:\, t for tomorrow is for rai n and wind so we will get :\ fa

t of wh :\ t the M:\bh had ro deal wirh,

_

h a rt

If you 100

at til

r

that it took :\ bo l lt 2 months full l l m e

location

lIy

ra avaif ble . t P L U

Time to go so 1 ' m n o t l a te fo r the next

aVailable tl rough off-c mpus study and . As 1:1 result, som

will expand hOlr hori­ pe ­

nances and int mat/onal i n t e rnship s ..

Tribal artwork from the Makah Nation. It

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FEATURES

th

Wo g Center for InternatIOnal

Progra

am

kind of the person that

of restricred on whar we can and can't do

nco, students dl co.., r the rich leamino

-Neal SObanl8 Ex cutlve Dtrectar of

PHOTO:

kllow how 1 fee l about the p l a ce yet, but it

to go and rh i ngs to do here, but we a re k i nd

, Dunllg the month-long J-Term exp n-

Submitted by Professor David Huelsbeck

symbolizes Thunderbird bringing a wiJale to the Makah.

Sucre is a fa i r l y quiet city. I don't really

for me ro do. 1 guess rhere are some places

a broad.

C\'C Ill o n our sched u l e. • Sun., 0 1 1 1 5/2006

we a I"e going ro do ir or what it i s we arc go i n g ro make, but 1 a m very excited.

n eeds ro live i n a pl ace where there is much

a b o ut wh n they c o nSider study,"

erne er nd year-Ie 9 stU dy- a way e

i n g next week or so. J don't really know how

i s bc:\lItifu l . 1

t under rod u t e s hmk

01 lh se stud "

a

learn how to do some of that kind of we3V­

bout

zons oven furth er by partlcipatlllg in

living on the open coast.

c re:lrc

m:\ke thi ngs even more in te re s tin g, we as

they are not th e rypical

th Ir confidence gro

lO

a cI:\ss are going to have the opportu nity to

- N m l bia, Tnnidad and Tobago, Chllla n d BoliVia

b e honesr. There were

thousands of thlT:\ds and

I i l O the tudy-away

opportu r.lti s 1hot

ting the opportu n i ty to watch some of the women weave tapestries.

medium sized p i ece . And to

0lI1 of what P LU i

nd

m ad e rh i n gs even more ln teresting was ger­

rools ro use. We were toLd

b IIY t

t o AS U R, wh i c h is

what looked l i ke to be

university

G lobally focu

w e wcnt

a weav in g co-o p . Thcre we re some incredible p ieces there frol11 al l over Bolivia. Wh a t

w

fu ture. For those who actually know me,

everyone got to make a key-chain decorated

Native A mer i ca n rri bes a n d create modern

designs with them. I already have some of

lr was k i nd of i mi m idating

1n rhe afternoon, we learned about the tech-

110101:,,), involved in making traditional hal ibut

I was in awe ! I wam to take traditional clorhi ngs and weavings and pieces fto m

Earlier that da)',

states. J don't real l y k n ow if I a m in that

we enjoyed rhe b reath ta ki ng nJtura.i beauty

fash ions. That i s e xa e rl y what I wan t to do!

my own d es igns at the 1110111c n t .

rive s peci a li s t frol11 rhe rribe. A l o ng the way

we learned abour harvesting ced.u· ba rk for

no ordi­

o f i n d ige n o us weav i n gs and modern day

and

enlliroJ/l/ll'llt o/tbe Andes, featuring pre-Inca,

111m, c% liiaL a1/d modern AlldMII

W'1S

nary fas h i o n show, this was a collaboration

fo r safety reaso ns.

I guess 1 am

m i ss i ng my

Searrle and Tu kwila because I co u l d JUSt

rake a bus to a n yw he re and be able to do o r

see som e th i n g. Wel l , thar is a l l fo r now. Soon I w i l l have my Quechlla, S pa n i s h , and Da nce lessons b efo re we have a lecrure on rhe c u rre n t

po l i r i c a l s i tuation of Bolivia. U n r i / then,

chau! m:J Submitted by Kendra Jeffrey . Tues , 0 1 / 1 712006

PHOTO: LLamas, llamas everywhere.


B Y GR E G B R E W I S

Asia exc u rsion includes building relations with existing and new partner col leges and universities in China President Loren Anderson's interview on S i c h u a n Television in Che ngdu.

ew opporrunities for study-away in China have resulted from a visit there last fall by a delegation from PLU. The new initiatives include expanded course offerings at Sichuan University in Chengdu, new possibili ties for graduates to teach Engl ish at Yangzhou Polytechnic College and a new personnel exchange program between PLU al1d Sichuan Television, based in Chengdu. For more than 2 1 , years srudenrs from PLU have stud.ied langu:lge, culture and business at Sichuan University. Now SU and PLU are working to increase the number of students in that p rogram and to make the courses more challenging by adding co mmunity service opportunities for students in Chinese hospitals and m iddle schools, and a stud), tour to Ti.bet. "\\1e have agreed to work with profes­ sors and ad ministrators at Sichuan University [0 bring more rigorous course­ work to thc p rograms therc, making them more appropriate for North American students," said PLU President Loren ). Anderson who led the delegation. "\X1e arc also expanding our faculty exchange program and will be working [0 idenrifY more faculty there who might come to PLU for a semester to teach," he said. Lacer this spri ng Greg YOUtz, the p rogram director for the C hengdu-based p rogram, and other PLU faculty will trav­ el to Chengdu to conduct a workshop for SU faculty who teach PLU students. Also new in the Sichuan p rogranl is a host-family experience for students. One o r two times each semester PLU students will be able to spend time in the home of a Sichuan faculty or staff member, have a

meal and acquire a deeper sense of what everyday life is li.ke in China. New o p portunities for PLU students to study at the h ighly regarded Sichuan Conservatory of M usic are also under discussion. On another leg of the trip, Neal Sobania, execurive director of the Wang Center, and Wang Center founders Peter Wang '60, a PLU regem, and G race Wang visited Yangzhou Polytechnic College. They s i g n ed an agreemem that will p rovide recent PLU graduates the opportunity to teach English as a second language at the col lege for a semester or a year. They also plan to explore other p rograms of mutual benefit to the two Ul1lversltles. These new teaching opportun ities, known as \:\lan g Center Teaching Fellowships, be ga n in February. Peter Wa ng, through his \\fang Foundation, has been a ceI1 lral figure internationally in opening doors in China for PLU and other u nivers i ties, and in advocating for increasing the enrollment of American studel1[s studying in China. Wang has also been urging the Chinese governmen t to increase its fu n di n g for education, especially among the rural poor of China. PLU has also developed a new partner­ ship with Sichuan Television that came as a direct result of a visit last year to PLU by a Sich uan delegation that was arranged by Peter Wang. The station and PLU have agreed to develop a [WO­ way internsh ip exchange for hculty and docu mentary writers and p roducers. - While in China, university rcpresenta­ tivl::s traveled to Nanjing to participate in [he 20th anniversary celebration of the

Amity Foundation. This independent, vol­ untary organization was created by C hinese Ch ristians to p romote education, health, social welfare and rural develop­ ment in C hina. Loren and MaryAnn Ande.rson and Neal Sobania participated in sessions i n clud i n g those regardi ng suc­ cessful Amity projecrs in education and health. Stops for visits with alumni and friends in Taiwan, Hong Kong and other Asian locales were also pan of the group's i ti n erary. "Our recent engagements in ChiJ]a have left us in a un ique position to enhance our study-away opportunities there," Anderson said. "As one of only (wO schools in the Northwest to offe.r a Chinese studie.s major, with our long relationship with Sichuan Universi ry, and with our new friends in Ya.ngzilou and at Sich uan Television, PLU has arrived at center stage i n a critical area of the world." � Beijing Summer Service and learning Program TH E SUMMER S E RVIC E A ND LEARNING PROJ ECT In B eij i ng offers a unique immersion experien ce In Ch ine se culture and la ng uage for American undergr adu ates. Swde nts are paire d with un de rgrad uates from China's leading TSing h t.la University to Offer c onversa ­ tional English [Amer i c an un de r g r duates) and applied c o m p u ter knowled ye [ Ch inese under­ gradu ates) t o rural a reas . There is no need for prior Chinese language knowl edge . Each Americ an s�udenL will be lea rned lip with a Chinese stu de nt throughout tile entire stay. Ap plications, resum es an d letters received by Ap r il 1 will be given pr io rity. Contact S usan Mann, di re ctor of study away, at mannsm@plu. edu.

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I N T R O D U C T I O N

B Y

K R I S T I

C L O U G H

' 0 7

OPEN I NG E DOME -

There is a tra nsformation occu ring on ca mpus as students are more often looking outward, beyon d parochial concerns, to engage the world both l oca lly and g l obal ly. r--

ack

in

1 967 when he was PLU's registrar, Chuck wa s aware thar the cam p u s, even t h e n affec­

Nelson

Nelson, who

rec e n

tly retired,

proudly notes that PLU's

i n fluence now extends around the globe, m a k i n g the

tio nately k n own as the " L u te Dome," w i t h its historic

u n iversity a growing exporter

b rick b u i l d i ngs and majestic evergreen trees, was an

i n formation, educati o n , knowledge and c u l t u re.

environment in wh ich s t u d e n ts cou ld eas i ly live, s tudy and learn w i t h o u t ever leaving the gro u nds. One among many fac u lty and ad m i n istrators who were

and

i m porter of i d eas,

The PLU c u r r i c u l u m , too, has become i ncreasi ngly intern ational in its focus, as fac u l ty across camp u s weave

globa.! content i nt o their cou rses and s tu d y-away becomes

determined to en hance global education on cam p u s , Nelson

m o re common, coord i nated by the \Vang Cen te r fo r

envisioned fu tu re PLU s t u d e n ts h av i n g opport u n i ties ro

I n ternational Progra ms.

the o u ts i de world. And so, regisn-ar, he traveled to SC1 I1 d inavia

to uch - and be tOu ched - by d u r i n g h i s many years

as

occas i o n ally fo r recru i t i n g p u rposes_ "There is n o t h i n g better than personal contan," Nelson said of establis h i ng relationsh i ps wi th peopk' i n other nations. "You just can't beat i t . " Over t h e years, Nelson, w h o later became PLU's i n ternational admissions d irector, has h e l ped thousands of i n ternational stu­ dents, many of Scandi n avian descent, come to the U.S. to study

at PLU. Those connections In

2005, Nelson

have o n ly strengthened over time.

received Norway's S t. Olaf M edal, an

h on o r that recognized h i s work i n

the

p romotion o f relations

"\'(1e are still YOLlng, i nternationally speaki ng," Nelson said, "but our fingers reach Out

all

over t h e worl d . "

I\s w e w i l l s e e i n the stories t o fol low, cu rrenr P L U students, a l u m n i and fac u l ty conti n ue to fo l low the i n terna tional

paths that the u n ivers i ty began to tread nearly 40 years ago.

From an on-campus stud en t team wo rking

to

heighten

awareness aboLl t p ressing social issu es, to i nternational

s tudents who escaped poverty and war in Cen tral America and I\frica

[()

the Lute Dome i s whose i nhab itants are tak i n g

study at PLU, i t i s clear that

an i n c rea s i n g l y d y n a m i c p lac e

i n i tia tive , thinking globally, ac t i n g locally and

mak i n g a

d i ffe rence.

between the U.S. and No rway.

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OPEN I N G I DOME CONT.

BELOW LEFT: Samantha Thompson jumps

• BELOW RIG HT: Taking a break from her

willingly into the Tanzanian culture during a

studies, Samantha Thompson acquaints

visit there.

herself with Tanzania's native peoples.

But one p lace that Thompson, 2 1 , doesn't l i ke CO stand alone is i n her fight to i n creas e global awareness and social ju s­ tice, issues she hopes will inspire other PLU students to join her. Thompson developed an i nterest i n

Sama ntha Thompson ca l ls on students to join her fight for gl obal awareness and soci a l j ustice B Y

B R EA N N E

C O ATS

'08

l t h ou g h she scands only five feet tall , PLU senior 'amantlla Thompson '06 - known as Samm co class­ mJ. l C S , fr i e n d s and family - stands out. a presence at the Pierce Couney AIDS volunteers. S he's an i n tellectual force i n her classcs, and an asset at the Wang Cente r for ' I n l c rn a l ional Programs w h er e she works. And she's also played active roles as a United Nations intern and as a student J.dvo ate for PLU study ab ro a d programs,

Thompsoll is

Foundation where sh e

1 8 PlU SCENE SPRING 2006 > FEATURES

world affairs when s h e traveled to U ganda when she was 1 4. While there she qu ickly learned that, i n her words, " not everyone loves Americans ." She also learned to ask ques­ tions of tbose whose societies she visited. When the time came for her co choose a col lege, she wanted to attend a school that wo uld al low her co study and travel co p l ace s o u tside of the United States. For Thompson, PLU was an ide al fi t. H aving traveled significantly before arriving at PLU, Thom pson was already more culturally aware than many her age, especially regarcLng i nternational issues. But she insists she has a lot co learn from others, both locally and globally. " I don't want co put my pos i tion as superior co my peers

because 1 have studied abroad," she said . "I stay away from feeling more enligh tened. I'm at PLU co learn."


BELOW: James Kozak found the opportunities

for international studies were greater at PLU.

Thom pson has taken advamage of t h e many opportuni ties offered by PLU co cxplore other c u l t u res. For e xamp le, she enrolle d i n the I mernational Core and h as focused primarily o n i mernational s t u d i es and deve l o p i n g coumries. She is on track co graduate in May with a dou ble maj o r in h istory and politic al sci ence.

where she serve s as a scudenc advocate fo r scudy abroad p ro­

grams in deve l o p i n g coun tries. Th ro u gh the Wang Cemer, T h o m pson traveled to Geneva in 2004 to work as a U n i ted Nations i nt e r n . Whi l e at PLU, she also h as vis i ted Tanza n i a a n d in J -Term 2006 s h e stud ied in Chi na. "It really makes you take i nventory of yo ur l i fe," Thompson sa id of travel i n g abroad. Fo r instance, i n Africa Thom pson observed that Americans l i k e to have t h i ngs happen quickly. Bur not so i n Africa. T h ompson said she now tries co balance her habits of b e i n g a task-orien ted A m e rican by kee p i n g in mind a Kiswahi l i say­ i ng s h e learned in A frica, which is " h araka haraka haina bara­ ka." Translated, i t means " i f you h u rry thro u gh l i fe, yo u'll h eed n o blessi ngs or enjoyment." After grad uatio n, Thompson said she sees herself working both globally and i n the U n i tcd States.

said . "There's a lot of work

CO

be do ne, and I'm

not opposed co getting down an d ge tting d irty."

Army veteran builds col l ege study-away experiences i nto a l i fetime of cultural im mers ion B E N

G I LL E S P I E

m i l itary c o m m i tme nt,

Kozak wamed co

do two t h i n g s: travel more and go co coll ege. Sorti ng t h rough

s c hools , h e said i t became evi d e n t that the o pp ortuniti es fo r

structured i nt e rnational studies were greater at PLU.

many PLU p rograms designed fo r c u l tu ral explorati on. As well as taki n g i mensive courses in

amhropo l o gy and

global studi e s , Kozak partici p ated in num erous s tudy abroa.d p rograms. H e spem h i s sophomore year i n Thai land.

While travel i ng, Kozak said he focused on learning the fundamemal struc ture of languages in the cou mries he visited, not o n perfection. "T d i dn ' t try co learn the lang u age co become fluen t," h e said. "I j us t figured t h a t learn-

to pair wi t h global

was going to all these places and seeing all these new things, but the Army doesn't do a very good job at helping you digest all of that. I discovered how important having an education was.

scudies fo r a dou­

- JAMES KOZAK '03

ing the language is part of learn i n g about the c u l t u re." After retu rn ing fro m Thailand, KOZ.lk tu rned h i s

" I want to bounce all over the globe th e rest o f my l i fe,"

BY

After fu lfi l l i n g his

Soon after enro l l i n g, Kozak cook advancage of some of the

Thompson also devotes time and energy co the Wang Cemer,

T hom pson

that. I d iscovered how i m portant having an education was."

attention co C h i n ese s cudies, w h ich

he decided

ble major. He thell set cou rse

I

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e fore c o m i n g to P L U i n th e s p ring o f 2000, Wash ington state native

James Kozak '03 se rved a demandi n g fo u r-year to ur o f d u ty i n t h e Army, which took h i m co Thailand, Korea and the M i ddle East. "To a 1 9 -year-old who has never been out of ehe c o u n rry," Kozak said, "the M id d l e East i s exotic." B u t even though th e m i l i tary in tro­

d u ced h i m to these fo r e i g n la.nds, Kozak soon fou n d that h e was u nable to apprecia t e the d i ffe ren t c u l tu res as m u c h as he wo uld have l iked. " I was going to all these places and see­ i n g all th ese new t h i ngs , " said Kozak, n ow

28, " b u t

the Army doesn't do a very

good job at helping YOll digest all of

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O PE N I N G T IT D O M E CONT.

BELOW: PLU students Jessica Holden and Jennifer Henrichsen (second and third from left) with Albanian seminar participants and Nansenskolen project director, Steinar Bryn, (center) at the base of the

1 994 Winter Olympic

ski jump in Lillehammer, Norway.

fo r Beiji ng, where h e spenc a s u mmer and fal l . . As Kozak ref1ecced u p o n h i s u ndergradu­ ace career, he realized chac he did n o t s pe n d m u c h c i me i n Parkland.

"I was o ff-cam p u s fo r half my cime while ac PLU," he said, For h i s senior capstone p rojecc, Kozak lIsed a Wang Cencer gram and a G il man scholars h i p to make a short video abo u t u rban living i n Ch ina. T h e film was shown d uring che PLU-hosted C h i na symposium in s p ring 2003. After graduacing, he received a J;reeman Fou ndation grant to create a promocional film for PLUs C h i nese Studies Program. Kozak is now fu l fi l ling a two-year service co m m i tment to Teach fo r America, a n a tional service program fo r recent college grad u a tes, as a m iddle-school spe­ cial educarion reacher i n Baron Rouge., La.

Communication major reflects on her semester in Norway, engrossed in peace studies and global conflict resolution BY

J E N N

H E N R I C H S E N

'07

n i ti ally, r was apprehensive abo ut the idea of spending a semesrer abroad. Bur

I soon learned afrer arriving in Norway

r.hat r was more prepared rhan I'd imag­

ined. Al rhough I didn'r know Norwegian, and ] had previously taken o n ly one poliri­ cal scie,nce class, i t was comforring to real­ ize thar PLU had provided me. wirh a solid fo undacion: an open mind and

J.

desire for peace,

Through my co u rse work ar PLU, I had developed an i n teresr i n

Afrer al l , rhe rwo echnic groups have been in conflicr fo r

dialogue as a means t o resolving confhct. T h i s inn'rest led ro

mallY years. Strict

my d iscovery of Sceinar Bryn's work at rhe Nansen Academy

securiry check­

(Nanscnskolen) in Li llehammer, Norway. Nansc.n is a n organi­

poinrs, se.gregared

zacion chac assiscs people worldwide livil1g in war zones or con­

schools and differ­

flicr areas to work toward democracy, reconciliation and peace

e n r religions have

through rhe p rocess of dialogue. After a flurry of c.-mail

only served to

exchanges i n May 2005, I was rewarded wirh an enriching

increase cultural

internship in No rway working with Steinar B ryn at Nansen.

separacions.

I n Fall 2005, 1 participated i n a 1 0-day sem i nar that i ncl uded six

At

A l banians and six Serbians from Kosovo. A t a m i n i m u m, I

top i c of media was

expecred verbal sparring between che A l ban ians and Serbians.

i n t roduced in the

011('

point, rhe

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BELOW: Shelley Johnson helped inform students about the importance of becoming global citizens.

context of Kosovo's fu ture. Bmh groups sugge�ted the fo rma­

B efore coming to PLU in 2003

tiol'l of a media network that would d isse m i nate accurate

said she wasn't particu larly attuned to i nternational or

i n formation about the conf1ict; i nfo rmation no rmally twis ted

global issues.

by mainstream news media..

as

a fre shman, Joh nso n

"I wasn't i nvolved i n leaders h i p in h igh school," Johnson said.

I suggested that group members m i g h t respond to i naccurate

"If it wasn't for PLU, I probably wo uldn't be exposed to the

or b i ased coverage by wri t i n g letter� to the editor or op-ed

importance of global awareness."

p i eces to their local newspapers. My s u gges tion was based on the reason i n g that even if such submissions weren't pub­ l is h ed, the strong l i ke l i hood existed that these p i eces wou l d be read by someone, and c o u l d create space fo r c h ange i n readers' m i nds. B u t after suggesting this, I realized the poten­ tial danger fo r anyone who took such a p u b l i c stance again s t t h e conf1ict. However, o n e Al banian participant i m mediately suggested that letters co u l d be signed "from a m u l ti-eth n i c gro u p . " Doing so m ig h t have even greater i m pact t h a n letters fro m i ndivi d uals.

When Joh nson was elected an ASPLU senator fo r the '04-'05 academ i c year, her interest i n world events and issues was sparked. Johnson explained that her i nspiration stemmed mostly from fo rmer ASPLU president Joel Zylstra's '05 desirc to establ is h a campus global awareness team. "I noticed a weakness in myself," Johnson said. "The idea of a global awareness team opened my cyes to b i gger global issues." I n the s p ring o f 2005, a gro u p was established to help i n form students abo u t the i mportance of becoming global ci tizens. At the heart of this new team was former rel igious relations d i rector and

PLU p layed an i m portant rol e in the dialogue seminar even

Johnson's prede-

though the campus is thousands of mi les away. Through

cessor, Dan

i ts partners h i p with H e dmark Univers i ty Col lege, its c lose

Donohoue '05.

relationsh i p to Steinar Bryn, and the creation of C l i ff Rowe's peace J o urnalisl11 course, PLU h e l p ed es tab l ish greater con nections and u nderstanding among representatives of long-warring factions from the B a lkans.

"There isn't an

I want to be a voice for

ASPLU position ded icated to global awareness, so the

those who don't have one. My goal is not j ust for my

These experiences at PLU and i n No rway have u nderscored

need fo r action

time at PLU. This is what I want to do in my life.

remarks made recently by 2005 Nobel Peace Prize winner

was great,"

M o h amed E1Baradei , d i rector of the International Atomic

Donohoue said.

Energy Agency.

"The hardest part

"War delays solu tions," said E1 Baradei, noting that dialogue and agrecl11cnt are the answers. To work toward solutions that beneftt al l , "we need to p u t o u r d i fferences aside."

- SHELLEY JOHNSON '07

o f motivating Stu­ dents to take own­ ers h i p o f global

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ASPLU rel i g ious relations d i rector brings global awareness and action through campus programs and events BY KRISTI CLOUGH '07

hel l ey Johnson '07 said she's receiv­ i ng much more than a strong l iberal arts education at PLU. As ASPLU's religious relations director, the 20-year­ old j u n i o r fro m Tualatin, Ore., has dis­ covered her enthus iasm for b r i nging global awareness to campus. "It's something I'm really passionate about," Joh nson said. "I really wanted to be i nvolved i n rai s i n g global awareness, evcn if I wasn't in a leaders h i p position."

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BELOW:

OPEN I N G U DOME CO NT awareness issues is getting the word oue. Posters J ust don't wot'k anymore, so we needed [ 0 figure out alternative ways get s[udems excited abou t this stuff."

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The team's success has continued this academic year in the fo rm of another AIDS awareness campaign. This event, organ­ ized by Joh nson in Oc[Ober 2005, involved ab out 350 Stu­ dents and facu lty across cam p us wearing bright orange T­ sh irts with the word "orphan" written across the front. In p roportio nal tcrms, each "orphan" on campus that day represented roughly 1 00,000 children in sub-Saharan Africa, at least one-third of whom have been orphaned as a resu l t of the AI [)S vi rus. According [0 the United Nations, some 34 million c hi l d re n i n the region [Oday are orphans. That num­ ber is p ro j e ct ed to rise to more than 40 million by 2010. By drawing attemi.on to s u c h issues through campus programs and events, Johnson hopes to inspire those who have u nder­ informed views about the i m po r tan ce of global education. "There are s o many great o p p o rtu nities at PLU," Johnson sai d . " Gu t I th i n k sometimes all we're given clouds our vision of others i n greater need ." For J o h n s on , however, the vi s i o n is deal". She wants to build a fo undation c h a t will help PLU's global awareness team last \ve1 1 i o to the fut urc.

As Joh nson has become more aware of global isslles, her

having arrived at PLU

his education to make a difference in Belize.

By the end of the '04-'05 school year, the tcam, which consist­ ed of only a handful of students i ncluding Joh nson, had suc­ cessfully sponsored a benefit concert for the Indonesian tsunami relief fund, as well as an AIDS awareness campaign called "Lives at Stake."

"Awareness is the first s t e p ; act i o n ::; a rc the second step," Johnson said. "Taking [he ncxt seep is the u!rimate goal."

Luis Choc,

despite endless challenges, intends to use

passion fo r activism h as developed into more than JUSt a sho rt-term i n terese. A fter she completes a business degree at PLU, Johnson p lans to work in Africa with a non-profit out­ reach organization. "I wane to be a voice for th ose who don't h ave one," Joh nson said. " My goal is not j u s t for my time at PLU. This is what I want to do in my life."

I nternational stude nts enrich campus cultura l d iversity and p rovide new perspectives o n g l obal issues B Y

K R I STEN

M A RT E N S E N

'09

either Luis Choc '06, a native of BeJize, nor Abraham Out Jok '08 of Sudan, had easy Jou rneys to PLU. Both over­ came significant barriers to achieve their common q uests: acquiring the knowledge and skiLls that will help them make a difference back home.

Luis Choc: A voice for his peo ple

Luis C hoc, 29, grew up in a small village i n western Belize, a Central American nation of roughly 273,000 on the Cari bbean coase. Choc and his parl'll ts, alon g with his seven siblings, worked on a farm, growing corn, beans and riel'. Because of economic and educational disadvantages, he arrended school only up to sixth grade. The living conditions in CllOC'S village were primitive: contam­ inated water, no electricity and in;ldcquate medical s u pplies. \Vhen Peace Corps workers came to his village, they taught h i m English, which opened h is eycs to the existcnce of culm res outside h is own. At 14, Choc contracted malaria, which he


BELOW: Abraham

Dut 10k, right, constantly

stays informed on Sudanese issues and actively tries to make a change there.

him

to

join them. But Jok, apprehensive about leaving

h is coun try, d id nO[ come to the United Statt's until December 2000. After arriving in Washi ngton state, Jok lived with foster fam i lies and attended Ingraham High School in Seatele. When he began th inking about college, he considered state schools, primarily because of the daunting COSts of private institutions. Nonetheless, a friend encouraged him to tour PLU. " I caDle here and was just loving i t because of the people and their attitudes," said Jok, now 2 1 . "J ust passing through Red Square, people act like they know you." After visiting one c1ass,Jok decided PLU was the place for him. He is currenrly fu lfilli.ng general un iversity req uire­ ments, and is i n terested in pursuing a major in poli tical scinow says was a

see a lot of things that are wrong that need to be fixed, but I see only one way that it can be fixed, and that is through education. I

- ABRAHAM DUT JOK

ence or another social science.

l i fe-a l tering event.

"My i n terest in political science comes from what I've been

He knew then

through," he said, adding that his long-term goal is to

that something

Sudan to work with the Sudanese governmem in

return

SO lll. C

to

capaci ty.

had to cha nge.

"I see a lot of chi ngs that are wrong that need to be fixed," he

''If I don't do

said of Sudan's politics, "buc I see only one way thar i t can be

somet h i ng abo u t

fixed, and chat is through education."

t h i s , " C h oc said

Jok said h e also wo uld love to teach Sudanese children someday.

h e thought to

He bel ieves educated and informed youth are crucial

h i mself at the

quali ty.

time, " nothing i s go ing t o happen." Ch oc, after sever­ al fai l ed arrem pts, o b tained a

srudent visa, which he used to arrend other col leges in \Vas h i n gton scate. He is now comp leti ng a second bachelor's

to

cultu ral

''There is no society without youth involve ment," he said. PLU is fo rtunate to have students like Abraham DucJok and L u is Choc, who enrich the co mmunity'S cultural d iversity and provide different perspectives on global issues.

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CONTR I B U TO R S

degree, th i s one fro m PLU, in poli tical science. "I know I'm co ming h e re fo r a reason," said Choc, "and that is to get a better education. My primary i n ten tion is to go back h o me to work in the gove rnment to represent my people." Choc hopes to attend law school, perhaps in the U n i ted

Opening the Lute Dome A TALENTED G R O U P OF STUDENT JOURNALISTS Kristi Clough '07, Brea nne Coats '08, Roxanne Cooke '07, Ben G i llespie '07, Jenn Henrichsen '07 and Kristen

S cates. He says h e wants to be a voice for h is fellow citizens,

Martensen '09

making their needs and desires known to the Belizean

package of stories and several of the featured photographs.

government.

All are com munication majors, and all are members of

-

collaborated to produce this extra ordinary

MediaLab, a new PLU student-faculty research project Abraham DutJok: Improvement through education

comprised of nearly two dozen caref u l ly selected students who engage in pre-professional journa lism endeavors, both

In the early '90s and in the midst of Sudan's civil war, Abraham

on-campus and off. In addition to Scene magaz ine, PLU

D U [ Jok, called Out by h is fi'iends, became separated fro m his

MediaLab students also produce material for The N ews

fami ly. He was jLlSt 6 years old. Jok, whose mother and brother were k i l led during the war, also lost crack of his father and cwo sisters, none ()f whom he would find uncit years later. He was forced to rely on friends as he moved between refugee camps i n Sudan and Kenya. \\ihm his friends left Africa for the Un ited States, they urged

Tribune in Ta coma, the Pen insula Gateway in Gig Harbor and other local media outlets. Please expect to see the bylines of these rising stars in future editions of Scene. - Robert Marshall Wells, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication and MediaLab faculty advisor


Although she is legally blind, first-y ear stu d e n t N a tal ie M c C a rthy h a s b e e n rowi n g on the wome n's c rew te a m .

ntc.ring her first year at Pacific Lutheran University, Natalie M cCuthy d idn't th ink participating in intercollegiate ath letics was an option. Although she h ad been a member of the track team at Steilacoom High School - competing in the 1 00-alld200-meter dash and long j u m p M cCarthy didn't thi n k her ability level was high enough for PLU. "In h igh school I was on the track team and enjoyed being on a tcam, but didn't think I was qu ite what the track team here at PLU was looking for," she said. "Someone suggested that if I l i ked sPOrtS I sho uld try crew. So I decided to check it OUE." There was o ne wri n k le, however. M cCarthy is legally blind. After she struggled with vision and stomach problems, balance issues and severe headaches for "a long amo u nt of time," McCarthy's parents finally con足 vinced her to see a doctor. She under足 went su rgery the very next day. 24

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The doCtor fo und an astrocytoma, a type of brain tumor. Removing the tumor caused damage CO the o ptic nerve because of a loss o f blood f1ow. McCarthy was 10 years old at the ti me. She can tell the d i fference between l igh t and dark, and see motion. Some colors also stand O U E. PLU head coach Tone Lawver '95 said the initial step was making the boats,

CCOne Of the tools we used early on was to have herfeel a person actually rowing on an (erg' and then break down the rowing stroke into its basic component sequencing JJ - Tone Lawver

oars and other equi pment comply with the Americans with Disabi lities Act. "Adaptive rowing has been aro und for awhi le," he said. "It actually got i ts start from a PLU alum, Doug Herland ('94) . The princi pals for Natalie were to devel足 op a system by which she could assimi足 late as quickly and easily as possible with the other rowers." The first step was teaching her the proper rowing tech nique. " One of the tools we used early o n was t o h ave her feel a person aCtually rowing on an 'erg' (a rowing machine) and then b reak down the rowing stroke into i ts basic component sequencing," said La\,vver. "We worked with her co develop a rhythm," added assistant coach M egan Carns '97. Next, each of the oars and boats she would be using was labeled with a Braille labeler. "This wou ld enable her to qu ickly check co identify what boat she was in and what seat. It also allowed her to determine what position


the b l ade was i n," Lawver said. "It too k a while at first to really get it down and then stay i n sync with the

Year in 1995, was selected

Cross Cou nt ry Coach of the Year in

Disrrict 1 Coach of the Year nine

1 988 a.nd 1 990. He coached a two - t i m e IA n a t i o n a l c.hamp ion and 35 NAIA

o ther rowers," McCarthy said. " B u t

NCAA Division 1II First Team All­

after a w h i l e i t comes, w h e n yo u start to

0[

really pay attention to yo u r s u rro u n d ­

Americans.

i n gs .a.n d start t o l is ten t o o t h e r people.

the NAlA

and was honored as the NAJA Women's

times and was voted a5 the Northwest Conference Coach of the Year seven rimes. Heather Kreier will serve as the i nte r­ i m head cross cOllntry coach. Krc i e r is

Moore also was the head men's and c rack

as

and field coach at PLU

c u rrently serving as the head track a n d field coach an d a s a visi r i ng i n s t ructor

And i t helps when there's someone who

wo men's

can make s u re you ' re aligned and make

from 1 9 80-2004. The Lu tes cap tured

in the School o f Physical Education. She

s u re you're on-target at first. Once you

10 men's and 1 8 wo m e n ' s c o n ference

was Moore's assistan t

s t art ou t well i t c l i cks."

ti ti e s , n i n e d istrict and twO re gi o n al

coach fo r the past twO seasons.

cha m p i o n s h i p s duri n g h i s tenure.

Track and cross

cros s

country

A search is under way to permanemly

Moore was n amed the NAlA regional

fill the combi ned cross couIle r)' and

men's and wo men's track Coach of the

track and field hea d coach position.

[ill

country coach hangs up the spikes rad Moore, who se rved as the head men's and wome n 's cross country coach at Pacific Lu theran fo r 2S years. will step down fro m that position. He re mains at PLU as a fu l l - t i m e facu l ty member ill the School of Physical Education. During Moore's tenure, PLU ' s w o m e n 's crOss coun try team WO L l the NAIA naTional championship ill 1 9 88. His teams won 13 wo men's a n d 1 1 men's Northwest Conference champi­ o n s hi p s and one AJAW (Associa tion of I n tercollegiate Athletics fo r Women) regi onal tide. He was named the c.onfer­ ence Coach of thc Year seven ti mcs, the district Coach o f the Year ninl' ti mes.

a n d c o u nti n g fo r th e p o o l g uy J I M J O H N S O N R E C E NTLY estim ated that he h a s c o a c h e d in 500 o r so m e ets in h i s 28-ye a r t e n ure as the PLU h e a d swi m m ing c o a c h . A few y e a rs ago he figured out that he w a s c l ose to a c h i e v i n g his 300th d u a l m e et victory. J o h n s o n a c h i eved that m i l esto n e in No ve m b e r when h i s m e n's a n d wo m e n 's te a m s both d e feated P a c if i c in a N o rthwest C o n f e r e n c e d u a l m e et. At the e n d o f t h i s s e a s o n , h i s c a r e e r d u a l m e et wi n - l o s s r e c o rd sta n d s a t 306-237. J o h n son i s the w i n n i n g est c o a c h i n c o n f e r e n c e h i sto ry and has b e e n n a m e d t h e c o nfe r e n c e c o a c h of t h e yea r fo u r times. H e h a s c o a c h e d 6ll N A I A A I l ­ A m e ri c a n s a n d 3 5 N A I A A c a d e m i c A l l - A m e ri c a n s . " I t's n o t q u ite th e s a m e as i n footb a l l o r b a sketb a l l , " J o h n s o n s a i d . " I t m e a n s I've b e e n a ro u n d a l o n g ti m e . " J o h n son s a i d one of the b i g g est wins i n h i s c a r e e r w a s t h e m e n's t e a m vi ctory over P u g et S o u n d a c o u p l e of y e a rs a g o . "There a re m e ets, there are b i g m e ets, a n d then there i s U P S," h e s a i d .

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Global initiatives reach beyond students he Al u m n i and Parent Relations office has announ ced a tri p fo r alumni, parents an d fri en d :; t h a t parallels the 2007 Choir of t h e West and Uni ve rsity Sym phony O rc h es t ra p e rform a n ce rou r of H l i nga ry, Ro mania and B u l ga r i a . T h e d ates are sub ject to c h a n ge , b u t will fa ll between t h �' last week o f iv!ay and the second wcek of J u ne 2007. A s i m i l a r rour rook Lutes to No rway i n 2 0 0 I and was a fa n t a s ti c ex p e ri c n c e fo r all t h ose I n vo l ved . We invite you ro joi n liS as we e m b race rhe universi ty's global initiatives and (I·avel to Central Europe. For mo re

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Students and recent alumni partner on career mentoring event

Touring and teaching

o ge t h e r the Student Alumni Associarion (SAA) and PLU GOLD (G raduates of the Last De ca de ) w i l l s p o ns or the third annual Tables fo r Eight career brunch on Sunday, April 2. This i s an opportu nity for alumni [() s h a re I ll forll 1 at i o n abou t the working world wi t h se n io rs sra.rtin g the job h u n t and o ther Lutes i nterested in discussing this topic. To p ar r i ci p ate

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English in China jennifer Newman '00 sh,1res her experiences on a service holida)) in China.

afternoon, while pondering to spend the summer berween graduation from PLU and the start of graduate sch oo l , I i mp u l­ sively decided to join a gro u p of American volunteers teac hi ng English in China. Although I'd worked as a tutor an d cam p co u n se l o r, I 'd never taken any education cl asses , and I had no idea ho'.v to say evcn " hello" in C h i nese . But, as neither formal teaching experience nor Chi n e s e f1ue n ey was requ i red, it sounded like an excellent ad ve ntu r e. The trip b egan with five days touring Ln and around S h an g h a i , i ncluding sto ps in several s mall towns of more t h a n a million. We toured silk, pearl, and carpet factories, s trolled through gardens where ponds teemed with koi and lotus blossoms, and si pped steam­ i n g glasses of fragrant green tea. During these first few days, I fel t as i f I had stepped i n to a postcard - every­ thing was i n te nse l y beautiful, a contin­ uous feast for all the sen ses. Still, cwo days of to u r i n g is plen ty, and I was eage r to r:ach the school and meet the k i d s I d be wo rktng With for t h e n e x t two weeks. �lly exci rement was shorr lived. After dumping my bags at the dorm and poking at a q uestionable cafeteria l U ll c h , I stood watching the h ustle and bustle of fellow volunteers meeting the Chinese teachers an d decorati n g their ne

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classrooms.

Blinking fiercely, I slipped on a p ai r of sunglasses t o hide rhe tears that sud­ denly threatened to spill over. What had I been thinking? I wasn't a teacher - I'd majored i n writ i ng and political science - and yet here I was, loaded with crayons and picture books, a day


Service holiday opportunity to tour and teach I n China

Jennifer Newman traveled t o C h i n a last year with PLU a d m i n i strator R i c k Seeg er, who is again this year leading a three-week service holiday in C h i n a . The program, Global Language Vi l l a ges in C h i n a , is a n offering of Concordia College, Moorh ead, Minn. G roups of 12 to 16 Americans of all ages spend three weeks in J u ly touring and tea c h ing at a dozen private sc hools a c ross China. The program offers a combination of tours of cu lturally important sites a round 8eii,ing or S h a n g h a i a n d an intense two-week summer-camp l i k e service experience with Chinese s c h ool teach ers and stude nts. Memb ers of the PLU community who are interested in the prog ram should contact Seeg er by phone at 253-8533986 or by e-mail at seegerra@comcast. net.

J e n n ifer Newm an's third-grade c l assroom i n S h a n g h i f i l l e d with shouts of "Te a c h e r ! Tea c h e r ! " away from beco m i ng the i n s trucror o f

ent, however, was that I'd have to recall

1 6 th i rd-graders. Knowing they'd see

my own experience of being IO years old

This mutual learning co n ti n ued on m y visits i n to town, where Chi nese teenagers

through me ins tantly, I we n t to bed that

and base my teac h i n g on thar.

eager for a chance to practice their

eve n i ng praying the next

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weeks

would pass q U i c k ly.

To their extreme delight, with each

English would often engage u s i n conver­

English vocabulary lesson I 'd ask thel11

sation, and roadside venders would smil­

to teach me the C h i nese equivalent and

i ngly attempt to entice me to buy theil'

I opened my classroom door and found a

b u m ble l11y way t h rough, after w h i c h

freshly cut fru i ts and local snacks.

gro u p of kids bouncing around i n match­

they'd burst i nto p r o u d app lause. In

ing orange shi rts. As soon as they saw me

this way, I h o ped to s h ow t h e m that

in which I'd fel t irritatingly excluded

they b u rst i n to

des p ite our respective positions as

from the culrurc, I felt that the people we

The next day, my arLxiery vanished when

a

chorus of "Teacher!

Teacher!" and sprang towards me.

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learned that this was

the first time many of my students had encountered a native English speaker, let alone an American. » -Jennifer Newman I soon learned that th is was the fi rst

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Charlie Hoffman in the basement of his North Ta coma home, where he c reated a computer language that is poised to revolutionize the a ccounting industry.

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BY STEVE HANSEN


Setting a new global standard in accounting practices harl i e H o ffman g rJ.d uated from

scenario o f the d ata such as "ac tual" o r

Uni ted Stares, the Se cu ri ty a n d

PLU with a business d e gr ee i n

"b u d ge ted" and how t h e data relates ro

Exchange Com miss i o n h as begu n

1 9 8 2 and returned a decade

other p i eces of fi nanc ial data.

larcr to earn h i s

MBA.

D u ri n g thJ. t

Huffm an is c u rrent l y d i rector o f

ti me, h e ventured fo rward o n a rel ative ­

i n novative s o l u t i o n s a t U B marrix, i n

ly co nve nt ional career p at h .

K i rk l and , Was h. T h e com pany h e l ped

He worked fo r a n i mernar i on al

develop rhe

accou nting and co n s u l t i ng fi rm i n Anchorage . H e rerurned r o Ta c o m a to

med i um-s ize b u s i nesses, he fo u n d h i m­ self back i n to p u b li c

acco u n t i n g as

an

information s )l st e m s cons u lta n t . J. m aj or

s h i ft i n 1 9 98 when he de vel op ed - l i ter ­ a ll y in th e bas el1ll'm of his house i n

"Up u n ti l seven years ago , I had

H o ffm an ' 8 2 ,

'92.

career,

"

J.

fa i r­

s ai d

" Now, I am s t i l l doing

fi n ancial repo rti n g type work, but the

work has more to do with fig u r i ng out how to creare a standard way c o m p u ters

can 'talk' with fin a nci a l S rarements an d

other busi ness repo n s. "

H o ffman, who has no fo rmal t r a i n i n g

in IT, sa w rhe need fo r a gl o bal s ta n d a rd

fo r exc h ang i n g fi nancial i n formation, so he s tarred work on a n Exten s i b l e

B u sin es s Rep o r Ling Language

(XBRL).

I t 's now backed by over 400 o rga n iz a­ ti o n s . i n c l ud in g a l l the

a c c ou n ti n g fi rm s.

XBRL i s base d on

Big

Fou r p u b l i c

XML, a L:l.l1guage

a b ou r

com pute r ap pli c ari o ns

s i mply pre se nri ng a \Veb page in a

a way ro descr i b e

what XBRL

can

global s tandard." Thar i t has raken a wh il e fo r t h e H o ffman. In fac t , t h at's the way i r

s h o u ld be. "Fi nancial repo rt ing s l w u l d be hard t o change

-

you have r o have

" Over the pasr se ve ral years I h ave

sen t i n g i n formatiun. b u t they a re not s o

ga i n ed

good at exchanging the i n formation so

se rvative n a t u re of ePAs. An account i ng

ir

Gl.n

be consulTled by another a ppl i c a­

a

lor of a p p re ci a r i o n fo r t he

COI1-

pro fe ss i o n fil l e d with people l i ke m e would nor be

a

good t h i ng, " h e sa id .

" B u t every no\\' a n d then, i t is good fo r s o m c on e to

bar code on every piece of information in a financial

quo.

I sec

ir

as

c h al. l enge

rhe starus

my j o b to change thi ngs.

It i s fu n fo r me, but I d ri ve my bosses a

l i n l e crazy fro m ri me to ri me."

And

to do thar, it has raken a l or of

statement. ))

vision, pers i s rence - a.nd a few s u rpri s­

- Charlie Hoffman

career parh.

I f you

are

ing twisrs and rums al o n g Hoffm an's "Ir amazes l11 e thar one perSOll can

l o o ki ng fo r the nume rical

value of " ca sh and cash equivalenrs," fo r e x am p l e , rhe only way to get rhe

i n formation is to rhumb th ro ug h the

have s u c h a p ro fo u nd i m pact, l i te r al l y around rhe worl d , " he sai d . " I t is pretry c o o l d u t all this s t arted i n rhe basement i n , of all p l a c es , Taco m a ,

documem until you fi n d i t. And i f you

by a PLU g ra duate , who one d ay

want to check the calculations in the

s ta n d i n g aro u nd the fro n t d es k at

report, Hoffm an muses, p l a n

Stuell H al l wi t h some fri e n d s , co ntem­

to

ge t our

yo ur l a-key and green eye sh ades and

IVas

p l ating ch an gi n g o u r maj ors because we

were al l struggl i n g wi r h i n te r m e d iate

ex pe n s i ve, error p rone and ti me

acco u n t i n g. I can st i ll remember t h a t as

c o n s u ll1 I J1 g .

v ivi d l y as i f i t were ye s t erd.ay.

X BRL in

C or p o ra ri o n (I--D I C)

e n ab l e

t he i r system of collecting

"I am glad I s r u ck it out. Who wou ld have rho u gh t rhat acco u n t i n g could be so m uch fLl n ?"

fi nancia l i n formarion fo r banks. They

Even though he hates rhe analogy, Hoffm an uses rhe standard b ar code

s tan dard , " said H o ffman. " I t is rh e

srabil ity," said Hoffman.

I n s u r a n cc

browser, l i k e HTML.

X B R L.

u si n g

"Ir is no t thar i t is go i n g ro be a global

pro c ess i n g p rogra ms l i ke M ic ros oft

U Bmatrix h el pe d the Federal Depos i r

e x c h a ngi n g i nfo rm a t ion , rather rhan

to sub m i r fi nancial data

cial srarement s are produced in word­

go to work. This man u a l process is

fo r cre at i ng orher l a ng uag es. Both a re al l

the current s i tuation l i ke

" It is like putting a little

cx ch ange of i n fo r m a ti o n between ac c o u nt i n g and b u si n es s sofrware.

ly typical a c c o u n t i n g

Hc d es c ri b es

rhis: tvlore rhan 85 percent of all fi nan­

tion witholIt re - keyi ng rh e i n fo rmati o n .

Taco m a - a n e w met h od fo r th e

pi l o t

s tan dard. r o take hold does n' r s ur p ri s e

Word. Su c h documents are great for pre­

Then ever y rh i n g c h a n ged.

H o ffm:Itl's career p at h [Ook

and h e l ps

workplace.

work fo r a local p u b lic accou ming fi rm. Afrer a fel\' s t i n t s as C FO at s eve ra l

XBRL sran dard

org a n i 7.arions make use of XBRL i n rhe

a

projecr, enco u ragi ng p u b l ic cu mpan i es

project t hey w i l l save as

do fo r

fi nancial re porti n g. " I r i s l i k e p u r r i ng a l i ttle bar code on every piece of i n for­ m ation i n a fI n a nc ial statement." As a res u l t , c o m pa ni e s can s h a re i n formation and i n s tantan eously understand the value and the cu rrency

1 0 years,

m a ke

$26

m il l i o n over

dara ava i lable i n two

CHARLIE HOFFMAN Will BE SP EAKING AT

days rather than 60 days an d reduce the

PlU in the public events room in the

number of errors b y 1 8 ,000 per fi l i n g

Morken Center for le a rning and Technology,

period. T h e D u t c h govern m e n t al so uses s ave

the srandard, and projects ir will $350 million

u s i ng

XBRL.

Accord i ng to Hoffman, srock ex c h ange s in New Ze a land , Japan,

of the data, whar e m i ty the data is for,

C h i na,

the period ro which the data re l atcs , rhe

already i mpl e ment e d

Jermany and South Korea h ave

X BRL.

Monday, April 3, from 6-7 p.m. The event, part of PlU's MBA Executive lead erShip S e ries, is free. For more information, contact the Sch ool of Business 7330

at

253-535--

or plusbus@plll.edu.

Here i n the

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s continued his past fal l , V i rgi nia (McFadden) French '40

down as

step ped

head o rg a n i st at Good

S h e p he rd Lu theran C h mch i n East Tacoma. The 86-year

old

PLC gra d u a t e

held the position fo r 50 years.

p layin g the p i a no ea rly a ge, a n d when she was 8 old, her mother too k her u p i n to

Fre n c h had beeJl fw m an years

the organ loft of their c h u rc h , where she cou l d watch the c h urch organ ist

play. By age 10, s h e was

p l ayi n g the Su nday school. S he to o k s o m e pi a n o classes d u ri ng her t i m e at PLC and, u pon re c e ivi ng her (cac h i n g certifi cate, spent a yea r teac hin g e lem e n t a r y edllcation near Ya k i m a , Was h . Ul t i m at e ly, she wo u n d u p back in Tacoma, where s h e g re w U [J , a nd a t Good Shepherd, w h e re s h e found h e rsel f servi ng a s t h e c h o i r direc­ tor. "Yo u know h ow th i n gs go: I s at down at the organ one day, and they said 'why didn't you tell us you played the o rgan )' " And the rest is SO years of h istory. She served double-duty as organist and choir director for a wh i l e , but she soon focused o n what she l oved. "I t hou gh t keys fo r her

Organist cherishes

5 0 years of service to her church

abo u t bei n g a co ncert o rganist, b u c I a church o rganis t," she said. "I really e njoy be i n g able t o sic down and p lay - to really be able to p u t m y fee l i n gs i nto a bymn." Over the years, s he's been a regular at Su nday mo rl1lng services, weddi ngs, funerals and ocher events ac c he c h u rc h . T he weddings were particularly poignant. " I 've played fo r a person's wedding, and chen I've been able to play for their children's wedding," s h e sai d . She has also p l ayed for five di fferent pasto rs, each with their own preferences of musical styles. "Not a one of the five k i cked ITle o u t," s h e said wich a laugh. Most of all, French looks back on her c i m e as noth i ng m o re than serving a congregation of w h i c h s he was an i n cegra l m e m b e r. " I was doing some­ ching for my c h u rc h , " she said. " [ felt like I was JUSC d o i ng m y duty." And h ow is sh e enjoyin g retirement? Exactly as one m i g h t expect fro m some­ one who has ducifully served ber church fo r S O consecutive years. "I've already su b s c i ( U ce d fo r tbe new orga ni s t on c e , " she said . " � D} Steve [-jansen p re fe r b ei n g

M a rk yo u r c a l e n d a r a n d join oth e r s u p p o rters of PLU Ath l eti cs Registration: 1 1 a . m. Box Lunch: noon

Shotgun Start-Scramble: 1 p.m.

A wards Dinner: 6 p.m.

YES, I'm interested ! P l e a s e s e n d registrati o n form to: NAME: ADDRESS: CITY.

STATE

ZIP:

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Q Cl u b : Qua l ity ed u c ati on b e g i n s with you Academic Excellence

"I

know that when

I

grad uate, my

PLU degree w i l l be wo rth every penny because of o u r re p u tation fo r providin g q ual i ty educati on. Because of g i fts co

Q

C l u b , we can h i re r ice best faculty, keep class siz 'S small and perso nal, keep tec h n ologically u p - co-date and m u c h m o re. M y professors k now my name. They notice i f I did well on a paper or poo rly on a test - a class of 13 s tudenrs lets them pay attentio n ! " Campus Life " PLU has more than 60 c l u bs and orga nizations that provide opp ortu ni­ ties co grow outside o f the classroom. PLU lets me go byaking on Puget Sound with Outdoor Rec, get p ub l i s h ed in 'Sa;-( iti'age' ( o u r literary magazi ne), and cheer fo r m)' friends at their i n r ra­ m u ral Frisbee games. Getting i n volved

allows

me co connect with people r

might not h ave met in class or in the dorms, and b u i l d lasting frie ndsh i ps." Area of Greatest Need "Everything on campus is aided by donations from al u m n i, parents and friends. When I walk across campus at n ight, r feel safe knowing that we have Campus Safety o fficers patro l l i ng, as M a gg i e Morgan '07 knows that Q C l u b gifts h e l p keep c l ass sizes small a n d c l asses perso n a l .

well as emergency phones and security cameras - fu n d i n g that comes fro m

Q

Quality education has

Maggie M o rgan '07, an English maj o r

annual giving. When I need add i tional

o f Q Club. Each year,

fro m Lakebay, \X/a sh., explai ns how your

research mate rials, J know that I'll be

s u p port fo r student scholars h lps, aca­

able co find them in the library. When I

always been the m ission hund reds of PLU alum n i ,

demic excel lence, ca mpus l i fe and the

look t h rough my options o f where J

parents a n d friends

area of greatest need will affect her l i fe

want to scudy abroad (Australia or

p ledge their financial

as a s t u d enr eve ryday.

Africa?),

s u p p o r t to PLU by mak i ng a gift to Q C l u b t h a t h e l p s guaran ree t h at deserv­ ing s t u d e n ts have acc

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co qua l i ty edu­

cati o n , p ri marily th rough financial aid. B u i l d i ng on th e strong trad i tion of Q C l u b , d o n o rs now have the ab i l i ty to

Student Scholarships "Wi t h o u t the financial aid package r received from PLU, r c o u ld not have come here. College is expensive no mat­

s u p p ort all aspects of a PLU education.

co make it affo rdable fo r students and t h e i r fam i l ies. M ost of the best friends I

remai n,; the top p r i o r i ty fo r

have mJdc at PLU wo ul d not be 'h ere i f

Club,

know that I have these oppor­

support. B)'

letting the un iversity decide where to put yo u r donation to work,

you are you." rm

investing in m)' future. Tha n k

8)' Maggie Murgm, '07 <lml N""thcr Dc//,()' 'Of

ter where you go, but PLU works hard

S u p p o r t fo r student scholars h i p s

Q

I

t u n i ties because of alumni

b u t b y ch oosi ng one of fo ur des igna­

i t \\,cren't fo r sch olars h i ps . M y Q Club

tions, you have the o p p o r c u n i ty to s u s ­

sch olars h i p came from very ge n e rous

t a i n the same p rograms t h at m a d e PLU

donors Jnd made it poss i b l e fo r me co

s p ec ial to yo u.

attend my d ream school."

Heather Dewey is dCl!clop ;nent dil-ector for tlnnua./ giliinglQ Club. "'lorc mfonlh1.­ tion about gilling to Q Club is {/IJaiiabLe online at vvww.plu.ed u/devc or by call· ing the Office o(DcFelopment at 253·5357177 or to/!:frcc at 800-826-0035.

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Class Representative pOSitions available:

In 1 940, she married Carl Koppen, who

publishes local history books, i n c l u d i n g

where she was involved i n every aspect

1 932. 1 935, 1937, 1 938, 1 939, 1941, 1 942, 1943,-1 944, 1 946, 1 949, 1 950, 1 951 , 1 952, 1 954, 1 960, 1963, 1 965, 1 966, 1967, 1 972, 1973, 1 978, 1 991

d i e d J u ly 5. Bergliot is survived by her

Carol's b o o k , " T h e I l l ustrated H i story o f

of parish m i nistry. She is survived by a

d a u g hters, Audrey a n d M a ry; six grand­

the B e t h e l S c h o o l District," p u blished i n

sister a n d several n i e c es a n d nephews,

c hi l d ren a n d 1 0 great- g ra n d c h i l d ren_

200 1 . He has a l s o published his own fam­

i n c l uding Maribeth IAnderson) Payne '73.

Esther Westby Aus d i e d O c 1. 1 6. A reg e nt

was a teacher and principal i n B e l l evue,

Class Representative - G i nny I G ra h n ) H a u g e n a n d C l a r e n e ( O sterli) J o hnson

ily history.

Rudolph Elmer died M a r c h 1 9, 2005. He a n d a fou n d i n g m e m b e r of Q C l u b , s h e

Wash. I n 1 95 1 , h e joined H a n d crest, I n c . ,

was awarded a n h o n o ra ry d o c torate.

as a s a l e s m a n a n d i n 1 964 h e merged

She was on the board of Better Hornes

H a n d crest with the Seattle Lighthouse

Class R e p resentative - Rose I L a nes) Steiner

James Olander retired J a n . 14, 2005, from Kaiser Permanente in San D i e g o after 35

a n d G a rd e n s a n d was pre s i d e n t of the

for the Blind, becoming the executive

Soroptimist Club o f P o r t l a n d , Ore., a n d a

director for the Lighthouse. H e was

m e m b e r of Eastern Star. S h e a l s o served

instrumental i n the substantial growth of

William Foege received the 2005 World

D e p a rtment. O n O c t. 1 6, 2004, h e married

the P o r t l a n d PTA a n d was a d e l e g ate for

the Lighthouse d u ri n g his 40 years of

Citizen Award from The World Affairs

his wife Ann.

the R e p u b l i c a n Party i n Santa Barbara,

leadership. He leaves h i s wife, May; his

Calif. She a n d her husband of 68 years,

d a u g hter a n d son-in-law, Mimi a n d J ere

Alfred, owned several c o rporations,

M u rray; and gra n d c h i l d ren, Chelsea a n d

i n c l u d i n g O r e g o n Typewriter and

Kelly M i c h a el.

R e c o rd i n g C o m p a ny; Oregon Audio­ Video; T h e Aus Buildi n(J Ian office b u i l d ­ i n g in d o w n t o w n P o r t l a n d ) and a shop­ ping m a l l i n Salem, Ore. Their love of travel took them around the world.

i n death. S u rviving her are her son Alfred B u rton Aus; d a ughters Jan Johnstun '64 a n d Judi Allen '64; 13 grandc hildren a n d 37 great-g r a n d c hildren.

employee i n t h e Hospital M e d i c a l R e cord

C o u n c i l 0 1 Seattle i n recognition o f his c o m m itment to internationalism through

Rick Rouse taught at the Lutheran

his work i n the public health fi eld. Bil l's

University i n G ermany last fall a s h e

contributions extend from his l e a d i n g

completed 11 y e a r s of s e r v i c e a s e x e c u ­

r o l e i n e r a d i c a t i n g small pox a n d e n c o ur­

t i v e director of c h urch relations at P L U .

a g i n g c h i l dhood i m m unizati o n s to his

I n J a n u a ry h e b e g a n a new call as sen­

work at the Centers for D i s e a se Control

ior pastor of Prince of Peace Lutheran

J o h nson

a n d the Carter Center. The award also

C h u r c h i n Phoenix, Ariz.

honors his most recent work o n the board of the Bill a n d M e l i n d a Gates Class R e presentative - A n n a b e l l e B i rkestol

F o u n dation, seeking to reduce a n d even­

Class R e presentative - Lois IWe h m a n n )

tually eliminate ineqU ities i n health care

LaCuran

around the world. He i s a m e m b e r of the

I '

Class R e presentative - Gerald Lider

Ruth Newburg Gaschk died Nov. 1 0. After g ra d uating from PLC, she b e c a m e a

PLU B o a rd of Regents and i s professor

Marjorie Miko d i e d Oct. 31 in G i g Harbor,

e m e ritus at Emory University. Bill

Wash. She graduated from Tacoma

received a n honorary doctorate o f

G eneral N u rs i n g School i n 1 945 and

h u m a n e letters f r o m PLU i n 2000.

enjoyed a long nursing career in several local h o s pitals. She retired from the

teach er, raised a family and led a full,

Class Representative - N o re n e ( S k i l b red)

active life. H e r c h urch, family and friends

Gulhaugen

Pierce Cou nty Health D e p a rtment. An Class R e p resentative - Don Cornell

were very i m po rt a n t to her. Preceded in

dren a n d fo u r great-g r a n d c h i l d ren.

most important to her. She enjoyed

Lucy Tippie died N o v . 1 2. She b e g a n her public school career teaching at the

Class Representative - Todd Penson

bedSide of patients. She then b e c a rn e involved i n t h e development and teaching

studying the B ible, following c u rrent events, reading, sewing, g a rd e n i n g a n d serving others. S u rviving her a r e h e r

Tacoma I n d i a n Hospital, working at the

Junet Runbeck d i e d Sept. 20. A h i g h ly

active c h u rch m e m ber, Marjorie's Christian faith, family a n d friends were

death by her husband R a n ny, Ruth i s sur­ vived by h e r three c h i ldren, six grandchil­

years of service a s a n I n pa t i e nt coder a n d

Class Representative - Lu ella Toso

Alfred, a great g r a n d d a u g hter, a n d her s o n - i n - law, Alma J o h n stun, preceded her

Class Representative - Marilyn Katz

Class R e p resentative - R o n Lerch

c h i ldren, G o rdon K i n g , J oy Suzanne Iverson a n d D a n i e l D u n c a n ; six grand­

respected e d u c ator, she taught in h e r

0 1 the special e d u c ation curri c u l u m in

birthplace, Preston, Wash., at G e i ge r

Tacorna Public Schools. Lucy ended her

S c hool in Ta c o rn a a n d at P LU 1 1 952-621.

c a reer at Li n c o l n H i g h S c h o ol a n d in her

Class R e p resentative - Leo Eliason and

She was an educator i n Eth i o p i a , M e x i c o

retirement years continued teaching in

Dixie ILikkel) M atth i a s

a n d the P h i l i ppines. She e a r n e d a d e g re e

the tutorial program for Children I n Need.

Class R e p resentative - J os e p h Hustad

from Stanford University a n d her doctor­

H e r faith a n d her c h urch were very

J r.

ate from the U n iversity of Colorado.

i m portant to her, as was her husband

Among her many awards for professional

George, who preceded her in death. They

a n d v o l u n teer e n d eavors are the

sang i n the c h o i r, and Lucy taught Sunday

National L a u b a c h Literacy Action Award

school for 25 years. Surviving her are her

and PLU's Distinguished Alumnus Award

three d a u g h ters, J ea n Tippie, Georgia

in 1 996. After retirement. J unet volun­

Kohout a n d Laura Tippie; four grandchil­

teered with a d u lt literacy programs a n d

dren a n d seven great-grandchildren.

spent many years l e a d i n g B i b l e studies

c h i ldren; two step-gra n d c h i l d ren; a n d six g rea t -g ra ndc h i l d reno

Class R e p resentative - F r a n k J ohnson

Loren Johnson d i e d M ay 2, 2005. He Class Representative - Michael M c K e a n

served in the U . S . Arrny from 1 967 to 1 969. His most recent job was at Green

Marian Halvorson d i e d O c t. 1 7 . T h e

H i l l S c hool i n Chehalis, Wash. H e h a d a

A u g ustana Lutheran C h u rc h commis­

passion for gardening, fishing, golfing,

sioned her as a missionary in 1 946. For 30

hunting, traveling a n d entertaining. H e is s u rvived by his wife, Kyra Kessler, and

es. She i s survived by her niece, Britta

I �

years, she worked on a d u lt literacy pro­

Class Representatives - Naomi I Roe)

R u n b e c k, whom she h e l ped raise, n i e c e

grams i n 20 African cou ntries, u n d e r the

his c h i ldren, Noel Johnson and Katie

Nothstein a n d Carol K a rvvoski

a u s p i c e s of the Lutheran Church, the

J ohnson B a n g .

and teac h i n g adult S u n d ay school c l ass­

J a n et. nep hews R i c h a rd a n d T . G rant.

National Christian C o u n c i l , World

and sister-in-law Doris.

Literacy and Christian Literature Ilater Class R e presentative - Phyllis I G r a h n )

Intermedia). I n 1 972, PLU awarded her an

Pejsa

honorary doctorate for her l o n g years of h u m a nitarian service overseas.

Gayle Duggar Dlsen d i e d O c t. 2 after a

G ra n d e

Carol Neufeld married Orvi lle Hewes

Thro u g h o ut her retireill ent, M a ri a n con­

l o n g battle with c a n c er. After graduating

Stout J a n .

t i n u e d her work in literacy on vari o u s

from PLU, she returned to Alaska, where

Bergliot (Vogan) Koppen d i e d Nov. 1 .

C h u rc h in Lakewood, Wash. Carol retired

internati o n a l boards, a s w e l l a s l o c a l ly i n

she met and married Andrew Olsen. In

After gradu atll1g from PLC, she had a

from the Steilacoom High S c hool l i b r a ry

her c o m m u n ity, M o u n t Vernon, Wa sh.

1 98 1 , they settled in Seattle and have

career as an elementary school teac her.

in 2004. Orville is a retired e d u c ator who

She was very active i n her c h urch,

b e e n a c tive members in their commu nity

Class R e p resentative - Volly (Norby)

34 PLU SCENE SPRING 2006 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

8, 2005,

at Christ Lutheran

C l a s s R e p resentative - Dave J ohnson


ever since. She loved reading, studying

tor of m a n a gement for the Joint Staff, as

accountant. A member o f the Mountaineers

cer at Penwest P h a rmaceuticals Co. in

language, traveling, cooking and atte n d ­

commanding general of the Army Field

of Tacoma, she climbed the six major

D a n bury, Conn.

i n g t h e v a r i o u s activities of h e r three

Artillery Center a n d a s director of opera­

peaks of Washington and a number of

children. Gayle always found time to

tions, readiness and mobilization for the

peaks in Montana. She was also active in

serve at school, her church and in her

service's Office o f the Deputy Chief of

the National Ski Patrol and was the ski

board of directors for General Steel

commun ity. Surviving her are her hus­

Staff for O p e rations and Plans.

patrol director at Mount Rainier National

Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of

band, Andy, and h e r children, Beri. '02,

Park. Charlotte love to sail with her hus­

hot-rolled steel sheets primarily for use in

Kristofer, a n d Tori.

band, Philip, and daug hter, Julie, who sur­

tractors, agricultural vehicles and other

Pre ntis Johns o n was i n d ucted into the

vive her. They were members of both the

specialty vehicles. H e has 1 3 years of

Brian Berg was

U.S. Corporate Athletics Association

Tacoma and Anacortes (Wash.) yacht

experience in management, training and

recently elected

( U SCAA) Hall of Fame. A 27-year Boeing

dubs. An active member of her church, her

consulting in China and the U n ited States.

c h a i r of the I E E E

employee, he has been team captain and

faith was very important to her.

Consultants'

coordinator of the Boeing track team i n

Network of

the Puget Sound a r e a f o r m o r e t h a n a

Ann Goos is one of four new officers o n

Silicon Valley,

dozen years. He has participated in a

t h e Washington N e w s Council, a n inde­

an organization

variety of corporate competition events,

pendent forum for media fairness_ She is

that connects

including sprints, long-distance runs,

a director o f development for the

computer consultants with high tech

relays and field events. Prentis also is an

Washington Agriculture

engineering l obs. Brian has been a com­

assistant track coach at Tod d Beamer

Education Foundation. She is also vice

puter consultant since 1 979 a n d special­

Edwin Dierdorff sings tenor in the

H i g h School i n Federal Way, Wash., a n d

president of SchoolKidsComefirsl.com

izes i n computer storage devices, i n c l u d ­

Northwest Sound B arbershop Chorus,

is o n the board of the USCAA.

and a board member of Schools First

which won the coveted 2005 Evergreen

Ross War n er has been appointed to the

He is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese and i s a n expert o n both

&

American and Chinese business practices.

Class Representative - Brenda Ray Scott

Forestry

ing C D -R O M and D V D . M u c h of his work

District Chorus Championship and will

relates to patents and intellectual prop­

Brian Billdt owns LifespaFitness, a

erty, and he has worked a s a n expert

J a karta, Indonesia, based Fitness Center

witness in a number of l e g a l cases. His

Company with approximately 1 0 l o c a ­

whole family loves live theater. His d a u ghters, Elizabeth, 16, and Natalie, 1 1 , are involved in theater programs a nd his

compete as representatives at the 2006 Class Represe ntative - P a u l Collard

international convention in Indianapolis.

tions, m a i n l y i n h o t e l facilities throughout

Tim Drewes com pleted the restoration

Ed Chun i s a n agent at the Farmers

the Jakarta area. He is also the distribu­

of PLU's 1 890 Kilgen organ, which was

Insurance Financial Services Agency he

tor in Indonesia for LifeFitness Exercise

wife, Joyce, has co-produced many of

formerly in the basement of the

recently opened in Medford, Ore. He

Equipment. a company co-founded by

local high school plays. Their annual trip

University Center and is now in the

q u a lified for Top p e r C l u b i n his first year

Brian's friend Augie Nieto, who suffers

from their home in Saratoga, Calif., to the

chapel o f Trinity Lutheran Church. Both

from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

the university and the church use the

of eligibility as a n agent. His wife Susie '90 works for PacificSource Health Plans

Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland,

(ALSI. also known a s Lou Gehrig's

Ore., is a highlight for them. Brian also

organ for services, lessons, practice a nd

a s a marketing service representative.

Disease. Brian actively s u p ports

maintains a n e-mail listserv that creates

perfo r m a n c e . A picture and history

They have two children, Brandon, 8, a n d

Muscular Dystrophy Association's ALS

of the instrument can be found at

Madeline, 4.

a virtual community for the Class of 1 974.

research program. Brian's sister, Linnea

As most of his 634 fellow class a l u m n i

httP/lhome.attJlet!-tubamirLImlpark­

(Bifldt '76) Epstein, and his son, PLU stu­

a re not y e t a part of t h i s online

land.hlml.

dent Ryan Billdt, attended on Brian's

c o m m u n ity, B rian invites e-mail a t

behalf Augie's Lifetime Achievement

bberg@bswd. com f o r those w h o would

Award dinner, which ben efited ALS

like to join.

research.

Class Re presentative - Helen Pohlig

Jim Hatch died Oct. 1 7 . Before attending PLU, he served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Ft. Lewis in Tacoma. He went o n to work for the Seattle/King County Boys and Girls Clubs, where he b e c a m e d i rector of operations. After 10 years i n Seottle, Jim served 1 6 years a s executive d i rector of the Boys and G i rl s Clubs in Tac o m a and Pierce C o u n ty, and seven years as asso­

Class Representative - Lisa ( H ussy) Ferraro Class Representative - Dave Olson

Kathy (Solie) Atwood was promoted i n

Class Representatives - Sean Neely and

August t o captain at t h e Everett (Wash.)

Angela Vahsh oltL-Andersen

Class Representative - David and

Police Department. the first woman i n the

Teresa (Hausken) Sharkey

position. She lives in M arysville.

Debbie Trahon O'Neal is the author of a

Kirk Parce i s vice president/commercial

America's global treasury services group

new children's book, "A is for Angel: A

loan offi cer at the Bon ney Lake, Wash.,

i n Portland, Ore. He is a certified treasury

Christmas Alphabet a n d Activity Book,"

branch o f Kitsap Bank.

professional (CTP) and lives in Beaverton,

which tells the story of the na tivity

Ore., with his wife and two daughters.

throug h the a l p h abet and provides instructions for several c raft projects. She is a best-selling author o f more than 50 books for children a n d families.

Class Representative - M a rk

Julie Thompson bought a newly renovat­ ed condo in Federal Way, WaSh., in

Chris tofferson

November. She is a collection representa­ tive for the I nternal Revenue Service in

ciate and executive director with Cam pfire U.S.A. in Snohomish (Wash.) County. Continually dedicated to service,

Robert Vogelsang is a vice president and treasury management officer with B a n k of

Class Representatives - J a n et (Olden) Class Representative - Phil Waldner

Seattle.

Regge and C a rolyn Stelling

he volunteered decades of his life's work to Kiwanis, United Way, Rotary a n d a

Ruth Babcock was inducted into the

Frederick Frahm h a s b e e n at St. Paul's

variety of civic arganizations, boards

PLU Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 7.

Episcopal Church, a congregation of

a n d c h a rities whose mission is to h e l p

Ruth, with rowing partner Paulette

c h i l d re n . Surviving Jim a r e his c h i ldren,

8ergh, won the bronze medal in the

Nata s h a a n d K u rt, and daughter-in-law,

va rsity pair national finals as seniors in

Nicole (Fernald '93).

1 980. She also competed i n O p e n 4 and Senior 4 at nationals, twi c e finishing i n t h e top s i x . Bergh was a l s o i n d u c t e d into

Class R e p resentative - Gary Powell

the hall of fame on the same day.

Class Representative � Stacey (Kindred) Hesterly

1 ,400 members in Bellingham, Wash.,

since 1 998. He directs the music program, that i n c l u d es an adult choir, a

Class Representative - Darren Ha mby

children's choir, a bell choir, a youth orchestra and a praise band. An accom­ plished composer, Frederick has com­

Jennifer (Bauer) Hipp was one of

pleted hymn arrangements that will be included i n the new Lutheran Hymnal.

89 Southern Baptist mission­

Jon Funfar was promoted to media serv­

Class Representatives - Leigh Erie and

Class Repres entative - Dean and Susan

aries appointed

ices manager for the City of Enumclaw,

Joan (Nelson) Mattich

(Lee) Phillips

by the

Wash., in December. H e manages ECTV,

International

government a c c ess television in

Michael Maples i s the new director o f

Charlotte Stern died July 29 after a

the D efense Intellig ence Agen cy. A

two-year battle with breast cancer. She

major g e n e ral in the United States Army,

worked at the Boeing Company and the

Jennifer (Price) Good has been promot­

recently elected president of the

he has served as vice director and d i rec-

City of Puyallup, where she was a n

ed to president and chief operating offi-

Enu mclaw Rotary Club for 2006-07.

Mission Board on Nov. 1 5 in Huntsville, Ala.

Enumclaw, the city's Web site, IT and telecommunications. Jon was also

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35


Scott M c M i l l a n is the chair of the board

'96, Mike

of directors of Col mac Coil o f Colville,

Monsen '96 and

Sarah Shouse earned a master's degree

Class Representative - M a ri I H oseth)

in read ing/literacy and moved b a c k to

Lysne and J e n nifer (Riches) Stegeman

Tacoma. where she is a physical educa­

Wash. He joined the c o m p a ny i n 1 996

Matt Kluh '89.

a n d was promoted to president in

Pastor Dave

2002.

Monsen '68 offi­

Kay von Gohren

Elementary S c h o o l in the Franklin P i e rce

ciated a n d for­

married John

S c h o o l District. She lives at Annie Wright

tion a n d reading teacher at James Sales

'92 April

mer PLU m u sic

M i le s

Class Representative - D a rcy I Patee)

professor David

23, 2005, i n

Andrews

Dahl played the

Tacoma. Tasha

organ. Amy is a

Woodward

Class R e p resentative - Kristin a ( K u rle)

manager for N o rthwest J a nitorial and

was a brides­ maid and

'92 served a s best man. Jen Thoraldson '90 and Bonn i e (Wassail) Potts '93

Serena (Dwyer) and Aaron Johnson '97

Ca�erine IOverland) H a u c k

read scri pture. They live in Ta coma,

Katrina hit last August. They lost their

She lives in Renton, Wash. Amy Nel so n ma rried Pete Jackson July 9

Class R e p resentatives - Krista S i c kert­

at Trin i ty Lutlleran Ch urch in Tacoma. The

Bush and Stephanie Page-Lester

reception was held a t Tacoma's Museum Bethany Graham is a n associate in the

of G l a ss. PLU a l umni i n the wedding p arty or in attendance included Bryon McRae

Bend, Ore., law oHice of Schwabe,

'93, Tricia Buti '92, Duke Jackson '90, Barbara Jackson '05, Dean and Susan (lee) Phillips '81, Nicki Harris-Monsen

Williamson

& Wyatt.

She received her

law degree from the Un iversity o f Montana i n 2000.

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Lh,tn 250 privale

colleges and univcr, itie. \ i n cluding PLU

where Kay is a secretary at Rainier

home, automobiles and all personal belong­

View Christian Church a n d John i s

ings. Aaron is in the U.S. Army and as been

a teach er.

relocated to Colorado. Serena is caring for their two small children. Their PLU friends

Colin Arnold is a lull-time physical

encourage others ,vishing to contribute to

edu cation specialist for the Be averton

the Aaron and Serena Johnson Donation

(Ore.) S c h o o l D istrict. In 2004 he earned

Fund to do so at any Wells Fargo Bank.

his master o f education d e g ree a n d his teaching l i c e n se with two grad uate

Kaj a n d Janell (Wagenblast) Marlin

c e rtificates

worked between Sept 21 and D e c . 2 with

Kelly Davis lives i n Columbia, SC,

Pentecostal Church of God a t t h r e e B i b l e

where h e started a new position in

c o l l e g e s in I n d ia , w h e r e t h e y trained

September as a Web reporter for The

leaders for campus ministry and evangel­

State newspa per. H e previously worked

ism. Kaj is an associate pastor a n d J a nell

a s a reporter for the Anderson (S.C.)

is an a d m i n i s trative assistant at P u g et

I n dependent-Mail. His wife, Nancy, also

S o u n d Christian Center in Tacoma.

works for The State a s editor of the news p a p e r's safety reporting team. S a r a Strom owns Sara Strorn

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$50,000

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P hotography. She photographs weddings in the Northwest, a s well as i n Tucson, Arizona,

www. SaraStrom.com

Tuition

$25,000

Class Representatives - And rew a n d Stephanie ( M e r l e ) Tom l i n son

$20,000

Doris A. Grage i s the C h i n a Program

Assistant for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. In May 2005

Pierce County Sheriff's D e p a rtment a n d

n

millilian

rille \\rtIlch mJl'llie m6f. 01

in a nthropology with a focus on internati o n a l development from the George Washington Univers i ty. She and

Arcn John s on has left his job with the

$10,000 inJumt!d IllIIIWl I 6'lI. twli It:u. [1,," ",tul'tUl1.on 1I111;1110n

Class R e p resentative - Ashley Orr

she graduated with a Master's degree

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were living in Biloxi, Miss., when Hurricane

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Class Representative - Karlene M i l es

Class Representative - D a n Lysne a n d

aide a t B ellevue Sports Medicine Clinic.

$30.000

is also a M a ry Kay bea uty consultant.

M i chael Konen

M a r l a H a r d m a n i s a physical therapy

$40,000

for high school boarding students. Sarah

'97

Pete owns a home b ui l d i n g business.

D o l a n a n d J e n n i fe r (Kreger) Nickel

OIT�ring lui tion �.lVings

School, where she is a resident advisor

her husband, Thongphanh D uangboudda, make their home in Washington, D C.

i s enrolled in the Grad uate School o f

Bridget P e a rson graduated Irom Seattle

Agriculture at t h e University of

U niversity in May 2004 with a master's

Washington. H e a n d his wife, Annnelise

degree in teaching. In August, she start­

(Game), live in Sammamish, Wash.

ed teaching broadcast journalism, speech and theater at Spring Branch

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Kitty Gibbs owns Kitty G i b b s M a rketing

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Mark Hjelmervik, Brian Riehs '02, and

Sarah Graham has been appointed to a

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Eric lowe i s director of technology f o r

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is sixth- and seventh-grade language arts teacher at Lincoln Middle School.

Tara Nelson is an executive secreta ry for

the Colorado state court admin istrator's oliice in D e nver. S h e lives Spri ngs.

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1) 1 Class Representatives - Keith Pra ngholer a n d Linda ( H u tson) Pyle


Deann Merkel

College a n d serves as the director of

Wash. Alumni in

as a bridesmaid.

married Brian

worship at Olym p i c View B a ptist C h u r c h

the wedding

Holliday Oct. 1 5

in University P l a ce, Wash.

a t Zion Lutheran

party included

Chad Johnson '00, Mark Renne,

Amber (Hahn)

Dave LaSalata,

landis '99, Janice

Kent Bailey, and Ryan Lehmann

IKueHler)

'04 were

Church in

Benji Sonnichsen i s the new football

Tacoma. Julie

coach at Mount Vernon IWash.1 High

ISchroedel '02) Ewing, Krista IThronson)

Sc hool. While at PLU, he played defensive

Francis, Melanie Pursel, and Kristin Becklund '02 were bridesmaids. lutes i n

JeH Carroll is a strength and conditioning

Wiggins '02, Autumn Bryan '03 and Cheresa Peterson 'OJ. Lori is a

assistant for the Seattle Seahawks. He

registered nurse in the N I C U at Seattle

attendance i n c luded Bria n's siste rs,

lives in Redmond, Wash.

Children's Hospital

back on a nalional championship team.

&

Regional M e d i c a l

groomsmen.

libby Lamb married J o h n Voigt on August 21 at The Resort at the Mountain i n Welches, Ore.

Center. They l i v e i n I s s a q u a h, Wash.

Danelle IHolliday) Mathews '93 a n d Tara Holliday '94. The reception was at the Tacoma Yacht Club. As Seahawk season ticket h o l ders, they took in their first game a s a married couple the day before

d eparting on their honeymoon. Oeann is an account manager for the Student Loan Finance Association in Seattle, and Brian works for Cingular Wireless National Business Services, i n Bothell, Wash.

Dubbs '00 S e pt. 3 in Ephrata, Wash., at Holy Trinity Lutheran Ch urch. The we d ­ '

Carmen Un!i i s a first-year teacher at

Himme l man

Sierra Heights E l e m entary Sc hool in

Kelly Gaspar married Mike Path Aug. 20

as a c h i l d .

Renton, Wash., the school she attended

at St. Andrews Episcopal C h u r c h in Lake Chelan, Wash. She works in the PLU reg­ istrar's oHice as a graduation evaluator. Her mOlher, Patri c i a G a s p ar, is a c l i n i c a l

Aimee Sieverkropp married Matthew

d i n g party included Jamie IGabriel

Class Representative - Elisabeth Pynn

99,

'00) Farman, Brita Willis '01, Betsie Sieverkropp and Em i lee Sieverkropp '06. In atte n d a n c e were Susan Andresen '99 and Melanie Doty '99, '03. Aimee will fin­

assistant professor o f nursing at P L U . M i k e w o r k s f o r Path I nvestigations.

Linderman '05 J u ly 3 a t Snoqualmie Falls, Wash. PLU a l u m n i i n the wedding party included Ashleigh Houlton '05 as maid of honor, a n d Michelle

lAx ley '00) Johnson

i n cluded Dena Pederson and Tammy

Yerke. After honeymooning in Greece, they settled in Seattle. Paige received a in Bellevue in 2005 a n d Bryan is a sys­

Jean '52; their chi ld r en, Carol, Susan, Esther Westby Aus o n O c t. 1 6 Ruth Newburg Gaschk o n Nov. 1 0 June! R u n b e c k on Sept. 20

tems engineer at Areva.

J une 26, 2004, at Trinity Lutheran

Bergliot IVog a n ) Koppen on Nov.

PLU.

Herler of

T he wed­

Kingman, Ariz.,

ding party

Bible Fellows hip

Nyegaard '02 and Nathan Bendickson '06. Under the directi o n 01 Karlene Miles '99, current and alumni members

01 PLU's

Choir o f the West performed "Beautiful Savior," among other pieces. The Rev. Tim Wolbrecht preached, while the Rev. Mark Brocker assisted . Jason and Sara live in Wal n ut Creek, Calif., where Sara i s fulfill­ ing the internShip for her master o f divinity d e g ree through Pacilic Lutheran Theological Seminary a t Sa i nt Manhew Lutheran Church, where Jason s e rves as associate director of worship and music.

a decade in semi-retirement Gordon

Lucy Tippie o n Nov. 1 2

was a computer consultant, develop­

Marian H alvorson o n Oct. 1 7

Wash., on Aug. 27. Chris Hippe

'98 officiated and Lutes i n the w e d d i n g pa rty i n c l uded Michael Chan '05, Melissa Hill, TiHany Robinson, Ericka

lynch, Christie INovakl Heany, Kimberfy Andre '03, Rhianna ICasler '031 Bedient, Jenniler IShaw '03) Harris, Brian Riehs

Milwaukie Lutheran Church. The Kaysers have been l ong-tim e sup­ porters of PLU. Their many contribu­

Loren J o h nson on May 2

tions include the establishment of an Gayle D u g g a r Olsen on Oct. 2

dent i n PLU's entry level master of s c i ­ e n c e in n u rsing program and works f o r Mary B r i d g e Child ren's H o s pital. Patric k

endowed scholarship program that has enable d the education of hun­ dreds of PLU students.

Jim H a tc h on O c t. 1 7

C. Douglas Lamoreaux, PLU professor of education, died December 31 afte r

Frank Walker on Aug. 1 6

'02, Aaron Gentil '98, and c u rrent PLU stude nt, Erik Helleson. Kirsten i s a stu­

ing and refi ning mathematical com­ puter programs. H e and his wile, Alice, were active members of

M a rjorie Miko o n Oct. 31

i n Spa naway,

Bendickson, Tarah Demant '01, Micah

Steinhilb '00, Sarah Bendickson, Sean Bendickson '04, Kat Kempe '03, Jill

ha(1 a long and distinguished career

at Clover Creek

included Steve Wolbrecht '99, David Wolbrecht 'OS, Aaron

84. Gordon graduated from Montana

in mechanical engineering. For nearly

Kirsten Hel leson married Patrick

Church near

his home in Milwaukie, Ore. He was State College in Bozeman i n 1 940 and

R u d o l ph Elmer on M a r c h 1 9

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Organ in PLU's Lager q uist Hall; and

Phillip Gordon Kayser died Oct. 20 at

Class Represe ntative - Tammy Lynn S c h a ps

J udy, and Paul, who built the Fritts their grandchildren.

development engineer at M i c rosoft.

Bendickson '02

Max, a n n o u n c e the arrival of J a i m e Le, who was born O c t. 3, 2003, and adopted

May 28 at the M c Menamins Edgefield in

e s a d m i nistration at the University o f

married Jason

Janet 10lson) White a n d her h u s b a n d ,

O regon. Lutes attending the couple

teaching certificate from City University

Sara Wolbrecht

Fu ure lute

Heather Johnson m a r r i e d Chris

Paige VanderhoH married Bryan Arnold

ish her master's degree in health servic­ Washington i n J u n e . Matt i s a software

C l ass Representative - M i c h e a l Steele

fighting a courageous battle against c a n c er. Doug was born i n 1 946 in

Charlotte Stern on J ul y 29

Syracuse, N.Y., earning a B A in German and English in 1 969 from

Kevin Sack on Oct. 22

Linfield College, where he also

works for NewSong C h u r c h and p l a n s 10

earned his maste r's degree in 1978. H e earned Ph.D.s in Educational

anend school.

:':!."'li!'ll:ll&1'llll': Cory Holcomb

Byard Fritts died Nov. 4. H e was a

Policy and Teacher Edu cation a t the

brilliant musician, performer, c o n d u c ­

U n iversity o f Oregon in 1993. He

married C rystal

tor and composer. A member of the

joined the PLU faculty in 1 994. Doug

Class Representatives - N i cholas Gorne

Mahoney May 21,

PLC/PLU music fa culty between 1949

developed the PLU Master of Arts in

and Brian Riehs

2005, in an out­

and 1 966, he taught piano and organ

education with initial certification

door ceremony

periormance, music composition and

program, where hundreds of gradu­

Kelly Kinnaman married Cameron Pru itt

and reception at

theory, and conducted the Concert

ates are now teaching in o u r area

July 16 at Kil'North Memorial Chapel at

an aunt and

Chorus. Byard served 34 years as

a n d beyond. Remembrances may be

the University o f P u g e t S o u n d i n Tac o m a .

uncle's home in

organist at First United Methodist

made to the C. Douglas Lamoreaux

Kelly, d a ughter o f PLU a l u m n a Jean

Bend, Ore. Cory is a developer/p rogrammer

Church in Tacoma and continued as

Scholarship, PLU OHice of

IJonasson '86) Kinnaman, works al

for ThinLogic, . I n c . Crystal works for the

organist at Central Lutheran from

Development. Find a reflection on

Edison Elementary S c h o o l 111 Tacoma.

Bank of the Cascades. They live in Bend.

1 987 to two weeks prior to his death.

D o u g Lamoreaux by Ian Mcfeat '00

He is survived by his wife of 57 y ears ,

at

C a m e ron, who has a degree in s o n g ­ writing from B e rk l e e College of Music I n

Lori Hahn married Steven G eorge July 1 6

Boston , attends Ta coma Community

a t Apple Tree G o l f Course i n Yakima,

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neer, as w e l l a s

the loc a l electric utility, Benton P U D .

a m i ssion c h u r c h pastor. H e i s a l s o

T h e y l i v e i n Kennewick, Wash.

studying f o r his doctorate in information m a n agement. They live in B remerton,

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Ostlund and her

a n n o u n c e the

husband, D a l e,

birth of their first

announce the

c hi l d , Cole

birth of J e s s i c a

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July 26, his

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spousr

Jana (Town)

his wife Katie

Wees and her

husband, Joel,

resigned from A m g e n two years ago to stay at home with the c hi l d ren. They live in Snohomish, Wash.

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Brianna, 1 1 ,

Peters a n d her

husband, P erry,

McCall, 9, Patrick, 7, a n d J i " , 2. J aeLin is their s e c ­

a n n o u n c e the

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birth of Andrew Ryan on April 2 1 ,

in Olympia.

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comed I a n Christo pher o n J u n e 8, 2004. They live i n Everett, Wash.

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Amy Urac kert

a n d David Pelton CHIL.C·S NAM� IRRST. MIDDLE. LAST)

BIRT"DAIE IMIIlIYI GENDER MALE J IlMAL� .J

welcomed luke Michael A u relius on Oct. 7. He

SIBLINGS/AGES

joins his sister, lirzah, 2.

PromollQIl /Awnrds

home mom and Perry is a s a l es repre­ sentative at Nu-Ray Metals i n Auburn, Wash.

H i lary (Burtt ) Eldridge a n d h e r

husband, B e n , a n n o u n c e the birth of their

) •0 Skrinde wei·

DAfflJ'

3. Trina

stay-at­

Michael, wel­

J a c kson, 4. They live i n S e a ttle.

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d a u ghter, Meredith Allison, on Nov. 1 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Hilary will b e taking the rest of the year off from h e r job t e a c h i n g m u s i c w i t h C h i c a g o P u b l i c S c hools to t a k e c a re of Meredith. Debra (Papacek) Kafentzis and

her husband, M a rk, announce the birth of Giovanni Andreus on J u ly 25. Debra is a health te a c h e r in

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David Hatien and his wife, Kari,

Puya l l u p a n d Mark is a representative

announce the birth of J a c k A l a n on June

for Edward Jones Investment.

23. H e joins Kate, 4, a n d Sarah, 2. They mLE or POSITIO N/COMPANWAWAflDI OATE ASSUMED

live in Seattle, where D avid is a vice president a t Homestreet Bank.

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Chamberlain Shannon ( D uff) Horn and her h u s b a nd,

and her hus­

Russe" , announce the birth of d a u g hter

band, Rick

Mikaela on March

31, 2005.

She joins

B ri a n n a , 6, a n d N a d ia, 9. S h a n n o n is

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Adrienne

Parris, a n n o u n c e L_ _ _"'_ _ -' the birth of their


first c h i l d , Mason R a n dall, on O c t 1 0 .

A d r i e n n e i s in her 1 0 th y e a r o f teaching

welcomed their son, Kayden S c ott, on Aug. 31 , 2004. He j o i n s sister Kyla, 3

Spanish at M a riner H i g h S c hool i n M u k ilteo, Wash. They l i v e i n Lynnwood.

•..ma

J osh a n d Erin (Mortensen) Wyrick

a n n ounce the

Kara ( Hecker) Diny and h e r

birth o f their

husband, Mike,

daug hter Ella Noelle on July

welcomed P a ig e Elizabeth on Oct

1 4. Josh is a senior fin a n c i a l a n a lyst for

9, 2003. Kara is a

Verisign and Erin i s a first-gr a d e teacher.

field supervisor

They live in Olympia

for City University's master of education guid­ ance and counseling program. S h e i s

Erik Bangsund

also a substitute c o u n s e l o r for t h e

and Amy (Leslie)

V a n c o u v e r (Wash.) S c h ool District

Bangsund

announce the birth o f Luke David on August

Man Avery and

-'-_ ___ 1 6 .

11is wife, Diana, announce the birth of J ustin

L i n a Korsmo

Brian on Sept

Johnson and her

2 1 in Silver

h u sband, D e a n, a n n o u n c e the

Spring, M d . They live in Germantown, Md., where Matt teaches high school

birth o f Leif

geometry, coaches varsity baseball, and

J aydon o n O c t 1 6 . L i n a i s the

referees college basketball. D i a n a is a

L..lI . founder a n d

_ _

1 998 g r a d uate of the University of

director of Seattle J a z z D a n c e Company

M a n izales in C olombia.

a n d a full-time mom. D e a n i s an electri­ Alexis (Vasquez)

cian for Veca Electric.

Meissmer and

h e r husband, Chris!Opher,

Chris and

a n n o u n c e the

Cherslin

-02)

birth of Graydon

(Johnson

Andrew on May

Aageson

1 0, 2005. Alexis

a n n o u n c e the birth of their

is a n assistant

son, R e i d e r, on

vice president at the Bank of New York

Sept 14. They live in Sammamish, Wash.

a n d a m a n a g e r of the Internatio n a l M a rket A c c ess a n d Analysis Group. Christopher m a n a g es the business devel­

Curt and Mollie (Chapman) Gavigan are

opment group at Fran c e Telecom North

the proud new parents of Brady Brown Gavigan, born in September. They live in

America. They live i n Brooklyn, N . Y.

Tumwater, Wash. Aare Valvas a n d

his wife, Carrie, -.

announce the birth o f their son, M a rek, on May 1 9, 2005. Aare is a n account execu­ tive for the Cobalt Group and Carrie is a recreational therapist for the Puget Sound VA.

Sarabelh (Schwartz) Buns

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a nd her h u s ­ b a n d , Steve, announce the birth of Travis

.�

James on June 29. Sarabeth i s a

stay-at-home mom a n d private m u s i c teac h e r. Steve is a construction s u p e r i n ­ t e n d e n t for Q u a d r a n t H o m e s . T h e y l i v e in

Kelly a n d Kasie (Scales) Pranghofer

Spanaway, Wash.

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S c ott Peterson " E a rth , Wind, Fire, Water" Ceramic Teapot series

Chnsty Pelland " Vani ty"

Digital print on canvas

Christy Pelland â&#x20AC;˘ Raw Frisco"

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Tove Hansen " Pierce Transit fleet Decals"

Vinyl

Scott Peterson " Industrial lemonade No . 2"

Ceramic Pitcher

Tove Hansen 路Cruse We dding Package"

Digital

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ews continued from p,lge 29

& event,

mer in China were welcoming and rheir curiosity was full of respect. Though they wen' anxious ro hear us speak English and ro learn about the United Srares, rhey were equally intent rhat we should learn ro appreciate China. By rhe end of our three weeks, my rri p ro China had c hanged from so merhing I'd fig ure d 1V0 uld be a onc-rime experi­ ence, ro work I could e �s ily see myself doing fu ll-rime in rhe fu ture. Besides rhe o pportu n i ty ro play

reacher to an adorable gro u p of k ids, I'd gorren ro see C h i na - albeit a very s mall p iece of ir - from rhe i ns ide our. G ranted, nor all of rhis d i scovery had been deligh rfu l : the nearly 1 00 percent humidiry h ad me wish ing I could h old c lass in rhe swi mming pool, and seeing anorher reacher ear a part of a ch icken I didn'r k now could be eaten lefr me on a d ier of PB&J fo r rhe resr of rhe cri p. Yer the hear and culi n ary advenru res were well worth rhe overall experience.

Through teaching I gai ned a new app reciarion for rhe abi liry ro be flexi­ ble and rhink on my feer, I learned rhar smiling would more rhan make up for not k nowing C hi n ese, and I ensured rhat I'd be starring grad school wirh " Do you k now rhe Muffin Man?" sruck in my head . Perhaps mosr imporranrly, I'd ex pe rie n ced a coun try unlike any other I'd p rev iously visired and come a bir fu rther on my way co understanding our worl d . I can'r wair ro do ir again. ffil

ap pro p riare comperi tive opportuniries p roviding supporr for all sruden t-arh­ leres in rhei r efforr to reach rhe h ighesr levels of arhlerics performance, i nclud­ i ng opporwni ties for parriciparion in narional championships. Finally, Division III arhletics encour­ ages rhe development of sporrsmanship and posirive social atrirudes. Coaches and players rreat each orher wirh respecr, an d adm i nistrators work ro fos­ rer a positive comp e tiri ve environmeJlt. PLU athletics cominue to create an a tm o sphe re to promote school spirit by p rovid i ng exciting athletic ew n ts For srudents and the com m u n i ty.

with operaring an i ntercol legiate arhler­ ics p rogram wi l l placc more emphasis on external fLlnding sou rces and addi­ tional fu nd raising ro provide the level of support necessary ro compere ar rhe regional and narional level . Continued eval uarion is necC,, \ sary ro determine wherher we are atrempring to do roo much with rhe l i mired amount of dedicared resources. Arc we spread too th i n ? Arc wc ge nu in e ly provi d i n g the same qua.l i ry experience to each stu­ dent-athlete? In add ition ro h uman and financial resources, another major focus is rhe i m p rovement of all athletic fac i l iries and fields. This wi l l be a primary focal point over the next several years. As wirh many Division I I I institutions, ar PLU arhleric Faciliries are m l i l ri-pu rpose faci liries. I m p rovemcnt to t h ese faci li ties \vi l l be a benefir to r h e sruden t body at-large and rhe overall educational experience for all studenrs. Discussions are ongoing fo r crear ing major c hanges to th e currcnt arhlcric/recrcarional facilities and fie lds. This is rruly an ex citi ng and signifi ­ cant t i m e III defi n ing r h e fu ture of PLU arh lerics. Our coaches and sraff have worked hard ro esrabl ish rhe fou ndation for con tinued success. I look forward to wo rking with them and o u r srudents to p rovide rhe leadership fo r fur t h e r growth and creating cxcel lenr oppo rtu­ n i ties for a quality student-ath lete experience. ffil

continuedfrom back cover There arc four add i tional guiding princi pies of rhe Division I I I p h iloso­ p hy. Firsr, arhlerics is celeb rated as an ime­ gral parr of PLU's mission and cul rure. The h ighesr priori ty is placed on rhe overall qualiry of rhe educational experi­ ence of our srudent-athletes. Division III arhlerics offers srudent-arhletes rhe o p porru n i ry to become well-ro u nded indi iduals who successfully i n tegrare ath lerics and academics. Srudent-arh­ letes a re ful ly part of the student body a n d the y experience the full range of college E fe. Second, we have a commitment to broad-based p rogramm ing, p roviding e qui table athletic opportuni ries for both genders, giving equal e mp hasi s ro men's and women's sports. D ivision I II i nsriru tions musr sponsor ar least five s ports for men and five for women. There are minimum contcsr require­ ments for all Sport s and m i ni m u m par­ ricipant req u i re mems fo r i nd iVidual sporrs. Prese n tl y, PLU sponsors 20 i ntercollegiare programs, 10 for men a n d 10 for women. We encourage p ar­ ricipation by m ax im i z ing the n u m ber and vanery of athletics opporruni ties available to s ru dents. Third, rhe srudent-athlete's experience is of paramount concern. PLU seeks to esrablish and maintain an environmem in which a student-athlere's acrivities are conducred as an i ntegral parr of h is or her cd ucarional experie n c e. The goal is to provide all reams wirh adeq uare facil ities, comperent coaching and 42

PLU SCENE SPRING 2006 > PERSPECTIVE

The future of PLU athletics

These clearly defined guidi n g princi­ p les p rovide a basis for all decisions relared ro rhe fu rure of PLU a th lerics. As we conrinuc to assess and eva luare o u r idemi ty a n d vision for i nrercollegiate ath letics, we arc drrc rmi ned ro p rovide an atmosp here fo r success. Bu ild ing on PLU 20 1 0 a n d rhe mis­ sion of the u niversi ty, we a r e i n the p rocess of developing a s trategic pl a n co guid e our decisions 111 the n cxt t h rec to five years. Expeccations will be clearly defined. Mcasurable real isric goals will be established and a comin ued tradi tion of acad emic and ath letic excellence will p revail. The p r imary challenge i s provid i ng the resources ro all coaches to be success fu l . These resourccs, both human a n d finan­ cial, will be im perative for fu tu re suc­ cess. The increasing costs associated

Laurie

at PLU.

Turner is director ofathletics


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April 29, 3 p.m.

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perspective E n h a n c i n g P LU's statu s a s a p re m i e r N CAA D ivi s i o n I I I i n stituti o n

La u ri e Turner, d i rector of athl etics, sees PLU's transition to Division I I I athletics a s a n opportu n ity to better support the u n iversity's student-athletes.

B)! Laurie Turner The rnosr norable and sign i fi canr

n m y firsr year ar Pacific L u rheran

ru red rhree and sofrball rwo. O u r sru­

U n iversiry, J have come ro a p p reci­

denr-arhleres are reg u larly rared among

change was in rhe area of fi n ancial aid.

are whar a special place r h is is. I know we have a u n i q u e opporrun i ry ro

rhe besr in acad emic performance as

U n d e r rhe new narional associarion,

well.

s r u denr-arhleres wo u l d no longer be

Transition to NCAA Division III

arhleric abi liry. C o m p e r i ng ar a q u a l i ry

work rogerher ro build u p on o u r pasr su ccesses by assessing, eval uaring and crearing a vision fo r rhe fu r u re of i n rer­ collegiare arhlerics. We have had a proud rrad i ri o n of

able ro receive financial aid based on I n 1997, we s u p p orre d

a

s h i fr in rhe

academic Division

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i n srirurion rhar

Norrhwesr Conference narional affi l i a­

cares e q u a l ly fo r i rs acad e m ics and

rion fro m rhe NAJA ro NCAA Division

arh lerics is rhe p u resr exam pIe o f being

arh l eric and academ i c success ar PLU.

Ill.

Our 20 men's and wo men's i n rercolle­

ar rhe NAJA level, rhe u n i vers i ry

o f playing a sporr because you wane ro, because you love i r, ins read of

Leaving behind years of su ccess

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giare reams - more rhan 500 srlldenr­

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arh leres - regularly c o m pere ar rhe con­

fosrer e q u i ry, sporrsmans h i p and gen­

because yo u have ro, i s borh reward i n g

fe rence, regional and narional levels.

uine concern fo r rhe srudene-arhlere.

and mean i n gfu l .

The foorball ream has won fo u r

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narional ri rles, women's soccer h a s cap-

change in p h i losophy.

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Lifting the ceremonial shovels at the groundb reaking for the new PLU bookstore were Terry Lee of the Pierce Cou nty Council; Elizabeth Joh nson of the G a rfield Business Assoc i a tion; President Loren Anderson; Pastor N a ncy Connor; and Hal Ferris of Lorig Associates, PLU's development partner on the bookstore pro j ect.

Garfield Co mmons groundbreaking marks first step in area revival he ceremonial shovelfu l of dirt lifted by PLU and Lorig

Asso c ia t e s m arked o n e of the fi rst visiblc stcps i n a

planned ren ai s ­

sance of the Garfield S treet area. Gro u n d was o ffi c i al l y brokcn on Garfield C o mmons, a retail center that will

ho us e

the new PLU b ooks tore, on

March 15. Slated fo r completion t h i s

Decem ber, the b u i lding w i l l be located at the corner o f Garfield S treet and Pa6 fic Avenuc. By moving the bookstore o ff-cam pus, foot tra ffi c should I n c rease on G a rfi el d Stn:et, with students wal king from cam-

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p us to G ar fie l d Commons and s h o p ­ pe rs mov i ng fro m Garfield Commons towards campus. The b u i l d i n g is pa r t of

fo r campus, as wel l

as

c o m m u n i ry p ro­

gramm lll g.

a p lan to reinvigorate a rea busi nesses

Renowned writer and

provide opportuni ties fo r fu rt h e r eco­

environmentalist visits

with i n c re ased pe d e st r i a n traffic a n d n o m i c deve l op m e n t of the area.

The PLU books tore will be t h e anchor ten a n t of the b u i l din g occ u p y i ng 1 5 ,000 s q u a re feet of the 32,000-square­

for Earth Week crry Tempe s t

,

Williams spoke

foot comp lex. " I t w i l l have

as a

foundatio n of servin g

the campus and students, bLIt it will

al so now serve th e comJll u n i ty

,"

sai d

Mark M u lder '93, '00, d i rector of auxi l­ iary services and a leader of PLU's i nv o l ve men t in the greater revitalization o f G a r fi el d Street.

The new store, which has yet t o be named, will featurc a com m u n i ry room

part o f PLU's

Earth Week celebration to a p ack e d house in Lagerq uist Concert H al l Te m p es t Williams i s o n e o f the most p owe r fu l voices i n tlle country on envi­ ro n mcntal issues and the neccssiry of civic engagcment. D u r i n g the d ay, she

held a forum with the campus commu-


n i ry co discuss vocation and the envi­ ron ment and met with students fro m environmental studies, women's studies and English. Student Rachel Esbjornsen penned the letter i nviting Tem pest Wi lliams co PLU, A fan s ince h igh school, E�bjornsen said Te mpest Williams' writing advocates for the protection of wild areas and encou rages people co d iscuss their views abou t nature. "The way she advocates is through an open d ialogue, i nviting people to come (0 a conversation about nature and how we view i t," Esbjornsen said. A native of Salt Lake C i ty and a Mormon environmenta list, Tempest Williams is passionate about matters of spirit and fai th, women and the envi­ ronment and social respons i b i l i ty. She is best known for her book, " Re fuge: An Unnatural H.isCOl'Y of Family and Place," in which she explored the rela­ tionship between cancer in people and the degradation of nature.

Princess Martha Louise

Pri n c ess M a rtha Louise of Norway

l ive emenainment and special c h ll ­ dren's programl11ing were also part of the event. A favorite booth of the fes tival demonstrated how co make " lefse," the trad i tional Scandinavian flat b read.

Service-learning trip takes student volunteers to New Orleans

W

hen H urricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast i n August 2005, thr world was

stunned by the devastation. Over spring break, 1 6 students and four staff members ju mped i nto the recov­ ery effort, spending their vacation vol­ u n teering at local non-profit organiza­ tions in New O rleans. The Campus M i nis try-sponsored trip sent the group to St. Bernard's Parish, one of the areas hardest hit by the h u rricane, gutting houses and cleaning up trash and debris. E mergency Communities, a grassroots organiza­ tion, housed the group at i rs tent c i ty E mergencies Com m u n i ties' main operation, thr Made with Love Cafe and Grill, provides hot meals to volun­ teers and victims th ree times a day, seven days a week. In addition to help­ i ng serve meals and sorting food dona­ tions, the group was able to sit down daily and talk with h urricane victi ms. " Each meal we could sit down with local residents and actually talk to them and hear their stories," said Joel Zy,lstra 'OS, program coordinator for Student I nvolvement and Leadersh i p and t h e tri p's organizer.

of Norway visits during heritage festival rincess M artha Lo uise of Norway visited PLU as pan of a national speaki ng and p romotional tou r for her c h i l d re n 's book "Why Kings and Queens Don ' t Wear Crowns." The pri ncess spoke in Lagerquist Concen Hall abo u t growi ng up as royalty i n coday's world and why she wrote her bestselling children's book. Followlng her remarks, she greeted fes­ tival-goers and signed books i n the uc. Her book centers on events in 1 905, when Norway's union with Sweden was peacefully dissolved and Norway need­ ed co find a new royal fam i ly. The tale begins there and is based on the child­ hood of her grandfather, King Olav V. Ljttle Prince Olav wams ro play just l i ke the other c h i ld ren, but every time he leaves the palace something bad hap­ pens co the crown on his head, and the king and queen are not am used. The pri ncess' visi t was parr of the annual Norwegian Heritage Festival, which featured booths offering Norwegian products such as sweaters, jewelry and Hardanger fiddles. Fresh ly baked Norwegian cookies and pastries,

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The interaction was one of the most powerful parts o f the trip, he said. The trip focused on service learning, and Zylstra said the group concen trated on the value of the experience, not merely volu nteering their time and energy. When they returned, the group held a forum to share their experiences, hoping to connect others to the reality of the d isaster.

b u dget featured the largest cur to edu足 cation in 26 years. "(Federal student aid) is under attack in Washington, D.C. , today. Why? lJecause nobody's fighting back at the local level," M urray said. "This bill means every one of you will pay more."

President Loren Anderson opened the event with brief remarks, followed by student Kimberly Kreitel. Kreitel, a jun足 ior from Yelm, said without federal stu足 dent aid she would not have been able to attend PLU. In a national political atmosphere steeped in talk of values,

Senator Murray rallies campus on student-aid issue .S. Sen. Patry M urray, D-Wash., addressed the campus in February at a "Rally for Student Aid," implo ring students to mobilize on the issue o f federal student aid. At the time o f her speech, the Deficit Reduction Act had j ust passed Congress, eli minating over $1 2 billion i n federal student aid for this year, and President Bush had unveiled his budget for 2007. According to M urray, his 6

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S e n . Patty M u rray, D-Wash., visited c a m p us in Febru a ry to a l e rt students to the i m p e n d i n g c uts to federal student aid f u ndi n g u n d e r the most recent b u dget.


M u rray said the p ri nc ip l e that "every per­ son, n o matter where they sit, should have'access to educa tion" is also an i mpor ta nt val u e . " D o n ' t s i t back and say 'Gos h , I wish this wasn' t h ap p en i n g ,' " M u rray said. " Say ' \X'hat can I do?' "

Commencement moved to Tacoma Dome

T

h e commencement ceremony

took p l ace a t rhe Taco ma Dome fo r the first time this May, a

more spacious and spectator-fri e nd ly

ven u e that e i i ln t n ated the need fo r

t ic ke t s.

B i l l Forge ' 57, an i ntcrnationally

recognized global health expert, gave

Derice G rass '06, boch p h i l osophy and

Students graduating i n August could

the commence m c n t address. He is a n

econ o m i c majors, gave reflections of

choose

advisor t o the B i l l & Melinda Gates

th ei r PLU education.

or December cerelll o n ies.

Fo u n datio n , former d i rector o f the

The Dome can accomodatc an a u d i ­

to

participate in either the May

The change o f venue did not di s ru pt

Centers fo r Disease Control and

ence of 6,000, more than twice what

commence m e n t trad itions, which

Preve n t ion, and t h e Carter Center,

Olson Audi torium can seat, and

i ncluded performances by the

and a member of the PLU Board of

al lowed g radu ate s to invite al l their

University Sy m p h ony Orchestra and

Rege n ts . (See "Perspective," back

friends and fami ly to p artici pate .

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cover.)

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s i o n , un iversity banners and the Llluver­

for a se p arate s u m me r ceremony.

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Students gathered for d i s c ussion of the controversy in the l o u n g e of H o n g I nte rnati o n a l H a l l .

rotesrs and riors i n Euro pe and

to cal l on fac u l ty experts fro m several

rhe M i d d l e Easr were sparked

discipli nes."

earlier t h is year by Danish ncws-

The facu lty panel i ncluded Perer

paper ediroriai carroons rhar i m p l i cd

Grosvenor and Ann Kelleher of poli tical

Islam wlerates violenr exrre m ism. H a l f

science, Mark Jensen of French, C l i ff Rowe

comm u nity atrended the fi rsr conversa足 rion and broughr pe rspecrives (har stu足 d e n rs otherwise wo uld nor have heard. " O ften the classroom becomes an overly san i tized setring and we fai l w

a world away, t h e con troversy became

of communication, and Berguson and

realize rhat many of rhe wpics we dis足

the latest lesson learned as parr of

Troy SwrfJell o f Scand i n avian studies.

cuss are crirically i mportanr w many

PLU's trad i tion o f inquiry beyond rhe classroom. Hosted by (he Scandi navian Studies Program, two round- table discussions o f

Several mcm bcrs o f Tacoma's Islamic Islam expert Paul I n g ram, emiritus professor of religion, a nd h i s wife, R e g i n a .

people," Swrfjell said. " I n d i scussing rhe Dan ish carroons we h ad au thenric conracr wi t h people who fee l very strongly abo u r rhe issue. As a result,

t h e cartoon conrroversy and the chang足

s t u d e n ts wcre very i n rercsted i n and

ing demograp h ics of Scandinavia drew

very engaged with mem bers o f t h e

more rhan 1 00 studenrs and comm u n i ty

local mosq u e . "

members ro Hong Inrernational Hall. "The d i scussions were a n i mporrant way to share with rhe com m u n ity some of the challen ges faced by conremporary Scan d i n avia," said C l audia Berguson,

Students a l s o learned r h a r m a n y o f r h e i r p reconce ptions abour Scan d i navia are wrong. "M any times conversarions abo u r Scan d i n avia a r e abo u t hcritage a n d

assistanr p rofessor o f Norwegian and

about ancesrry. B u r r h i s cvenr s h owcd

Scand i navian srudies. "And h o l d i n g rhe

Scan d i navia in a more problematic l i g h t

discussion ourside o f c l ass gave us the

a n d I r h i n k that's a good correcrive,"

o p portu n i ty ro reach more studenrs and

StorfJell said.

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According to Storfj e l l , the transfor­ mation o f Scandi navian nations into m u l ticu l tural societies over the past

30

years has resulted in i n ternal ethnic ten­ sion. It was in that context that the Danish Jyll ands-Posten newspaper

CO I11 -

m i ssioned the cartoons and printed

i n terpre t t h i ngs, they want ro be able ro

explore new i n terests and exami n e core

explore ideas and they wan t ro interact

values i n the context of these wider

with students and facu l ty they might

conversations," Berguson said.

never enco u n ter otherwise.

"Both informal d i scussions such as

" Participating in these sessions and

the Dan ish caricature-con troversy

hearing other points of view in an o pen

ro und table and more fo rmal ones such

d ialogue breeds rolerance," Inch said. "I

as the recen t \Vang Center symposium

them. The paper takes a strong anti­

become more rolerant of people who

on Norway's approach to democracy

i m m igrant, an ti-Muslim stance and i ts

d isagree with me because I understand

a n d development have a lasting i n f1u­

cu ltura l ed i tor is well known for his

the alternative. I l i ke that. This is what

ence," she said.

view that Muslims are attempting to

we do we l l at PLU. I fi n d it very rich."

take over Denmark, Storfj e l l said. " for the fi rs t t i me, mllch of the world

These i mportan t conversations o u t­

"As a result, I've seen heightened Stu­ dent interest in Scandi n avian studies

side of c l ass also h ave a l asting e ffect on

and in the comp lex ways that

was seeing that Scandi navian societies

choices students make in their cou rse

Scandinavia is engaged in the world

are not perfect and that they have their

of scudy and career objectives.

today." lm

own issues and challenges to deal with,"

By Greg Brewis

"Students have an opportunity to

he said. "And i t was certa i n ly an in ter­ esting experience fo r me profess ionally to have a discussion o n a Scandi navian cu ltura l topic and have standing room on ly." The Danish cartoon fo rum was the latest i n a l i tany of extracurricular con­ versations that have characterized cam­ p u s l i te for decades. There have been d i scussions of war and peace i n Vietnam, the Balkans, A fghanis tan and I raq. There have been conversations stemming from conf1icts over sexual o rientation and poli tics. There was even a discllssion of Princess Diana consp i ra­ cy theories. According ro Ed I n c h , dean of the School of Arts and Coml11 un ication, these ro u n d -table discussions are the best opportu n i ty fo r students to take w h at they have learned in class - all the skills they h ave developed i n public speaki ng and decision making - and p u t them to usc u nderstand i n g real­ world problems. "These conversations give students a chance to in tegrate a l l they have learned and f1ex their i n tel lectual lll uscles a l i t­ tle bit," I nch said. Inch sees the extracu rricular disclls­ sions as part o f the fo u ndation o f Luth eran h igher education: t h e com­ m u n i ty is u n iquely chal lenged to debate and understand issues with an extern a l fo cus a n d w i t h i n d ividual responsi b i l i ty to i n tegrate i n ro the world with com­ m i tment and caring stewards h i p. "The commi tment to mean i ngful dia­ logue of this kind is part o f PLU's cul­ ture. Students attend t hese discussions not because there is a requirement they have ro meet. They attend nOt because

Three prominent a Graves

Award

fellows h i ps have

in

been awarded to

the H u m a n ities.

Robert Marshall

The

Wells, assistant pro­

$8,200 award

will fun d Barten's

fessor of journalism

planned sabbatical

ilnd media srudies.

next school year, during which she p lans to travel to France to study

The American Press I ns titute Min ority Journalism Educator

French Bibl ical i n terpretation d u r­

Fellows h i p sent Wel l s to the insti­

i ng World War I I .

t u te's headquarters near

Batten, a n assistant professor o f

Wash i ngton, D.C., i n April for a

religion, will s t u d y Andre Trocme, a

sem inar exami n i n g changes i n

protestan t pastor i n a French village

media consu mption habits.

called Le Cham bon sur Lignon dur­ ing Wo rld War II. Trocme u rged his congregation to give shelter to Jews

Th is sum mer We lls will participate i .n the Radi o-Television News D i rectors fou ndation's S u mmer

during the war, and helped some o f

2006

them escape t o Switzerland.

Fellowship. This p roject p l ilces col­

The prestigious Graves Award i s

Educator in the Newsroom

lege j o u rnalism educators i n local

presented each year t o college and

television and rad i o station news­

u niversity professors across the

rooms around the cou n try for fou r

nation who demonstrate u n us ual

weeks d u r i n g t h e s u mmer.

skill and enth us iasm as teachers. It

Wel ls was also selected for the

2006

s u p p orts projects that will enhance

S u m mer

their ability i n the classroom.

Canadian Studies Institu te

Four other PLU facul ty h ave

I n ternational

Fellows h i p . Sponsored by the Pacific

received Graves Awards: Patricia

Northwest Canadian Studies

O'Connell Killen, religion ( 1 99 1 ),

Consortium and the Canadian

Beth Kraig, h i s tory ( 1 993), Lisa

Consulate General i n Seattle, this

Marcus, English ( 1 997) and Jim

fel l ows h i p i s designed to demon­

Albrecht, Engl i s h ( 1 999).

strate and strengthen the economic, c u l tural and political bonds between the Un i ted States and Canada.

t h ere is a grade associated wi th i t . They attend because they want ro be able ro

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BY AMY COCKERHAM

PHOTOS BY JEFFREY H I G H

Partnership helps local K- 1 2 district

'Grow Your Own Teachers' J U ST SOUTH O F S EATTLE in H i g h l i n e School District, t h e student body repre­ sents

8 1 nat.ionali tie, and 70 d i ffe rent

languages. It is a district of i m m igrants, struggl ing to establish a toehold in a new c u lture . Many have fled terrifying e t h n i c or political conflicts in far-flu n g parts of the world and are liv­ ing at poverty level - or worse. Reaching them requires a cre­ ative approach.

dents t o stay in s c h o o l and remain o n t h e road t o full partic­ i pation in U . S . society. "The kids iden ti fy because they see people of their own color, and th at's the whole idea," said Paula Leitz, associate dean of PLU's School of Education. Leitz coordinates the "Grow Your Own Teachers" program o n behalf o f PLU with the help of colleagues Beth Crippen and Tony Aho, '99. The program begins in J u ne each year and features classroom instruction at PLU through the s ummer and i n to the fal l semester. Students in t h e teacher-training program stlll strug­

A new partnersh i p berween PLU, the school district and

gling with English or other basic skills s u p p l ement their PLU

H i gh l i ne Co m m u n i ty Col lege is h e l p i n g b ridge the gap.

cou rsework with classes at High l i ne Co m m u n i ty College.

The " G row You r Own Teachers" program identifies adults i n

In Septem ber, the " G row Yo u r Own " students enter an

t h e Highl ine com m u n i ty who held professio nal degrees i n

u npaid, one-year i nternsh i p and take classes o n Saturdays

their native coll n tries and helps t h e m navigate t h e complex

t h rough the fa ll term. From January through the end of the

maze o f state bu reaucracy and c u l t u ral nuance to become

school year, students continue their internsh i ps at middle

state-certified teachers.

and h i gh schools i n Highline School Disn-ict.

The hope is that foreign-born adults who nave faced the same

The students are officially Lutes, and will hold a PLU

challenges as many of their s tudents will motivate the S tu -

degree upon com pletion o f the program. Students pay

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' Grow Your Own Teachers' continued PLU tuition, though they each receive a $5,000 sc holars hip from the state of Washington.

a very big barrier. Costs (to take the tests) are a barrier, too, but we knew that going in."

School district staff oversee student work d uring the i ntern­ ship p hase of the program.

Sitting around a table i n a wood-paneled conference room at district headquarters in April, the students lamented a $ 1 65 charge for this, a $35 licensing fee for that. The un paid i ntern­ ships mean all of the students hold jobs outside the program. Several face the additional b u rden of su pporting their fami­ lies at the same time.

Carol G regory and Mauricio Ayon are district staffers on Highline's Community Engagement Team. They supervise the "G row You r Own" students' internships. "O u r commu nity demographics have been changing dramat­ ically over the last 10 years," G regory explained. "Our super­ intendent at the time believed that if we didn't get to know our community and work with them, it would be much more difficult to reach the acade mic levels that we were hoping for for our kids." Planning for the p togram began i n the spri ng of 2004. The first group of "G row You r Own" students - fou r total - began classes at PLU in June 2005. By June of this year, three of the fou r, Somalia-born Mahamud 1 man, Kimani Mbuthia of Kenya and Ti moa Mageo of American Samoa, will be certified teachers.

Challenges aside, the "G row Your Own" team interviewed dozens of pros pective students throughout the spri ng. "Word is out now," Leitz said. After interviewing several, Leitz said the personal histories of these teacher-hopefuls are some of the most compelling she's ever heard. 1man, a Somal i who came to the U.S. on a lottery visa nine years ago, witnessed the indiscriminate killing of hapless civilians and lost his h o me, savi.ngs and personal belongings in a bloody civil war. He became a U.S. citizen in December.

Around the same time, the next crop of "G row You r Own" students will be starting classes at PLU.

Since arriving in the United Scates, he has become all. avid writer, creating hundreds of essays on various subjects to help hone his English and process the confusion and depression he felt after seeing his home destroyed.

The students must overcome significant h u rdles to complete the program. State-mandated tests must be translated by the students to their native languages to ensure fu ll comprehen­ sion of the questions. Then they translate the answers back to English.

All. essay ti tled " Why I Choose to Pursue a Career in Teaching" explained that issues of color Ill. schools, includi ng the gap between teacher and student-body demographics and the dis­ proportionate way students of color are disciplined in the schools, inspire h i m to teach and to bond with his students.

" It's been much more difficult for them to pass the basic ski lls test because all of these tests are timed," G regory said. "Consequently, they have to take it more times. That became

"I

personally love teaching and enjoy interacting with students, reading thei.r essays and teaming from their honesty and sincer­ ity," he wrote. "They inspire me and I hope to i nspire them." lm


osh Kakar, assis tam professor of computer

D u r i n g the wee k, Carpenter and h i s

Wh en he was eight years old, Carpen ter's i n tel l igence was tested by

m o m l ive abou t a b lock fro l11 ca mpus.

science and computer

the U n iversity o f Was h ington'S Early

O n Friday a ft e rnoon s, the two drive ro

engi neeri.ng, emered his

Enrrance program. I t showed he was at

Lyn nwood to spend the weekend wi th

I n trod uction to

the i n rel lecrual level of a h i g h school

h i s father, you nger b rother and his

Engineeri ng class on

j u n ior in six out of 10 academic sub­

eigh th- and ni n t h -grade friends.

the first day of the fal l

jects, so he e n tered Ch rysalis H i g h

semester t o fi n d 1 3 -

School a t age n i n e .

i ng him grounded and making sure he

" I don't want to seem l ike I'm

h as a social l i fe with kids his own age.

year-old And rew Carpenter si ni ng i n the frO Il[ row, ready ro begin class. Kakar h ad been fo rewarned about Carpenrer's arrival, b u t s t i l l wondered how he wo u l d fit in. He soon di scovered his concern s were u n fo u nded. "Right fro m the begi n n i ng, h e blend­ ed i n well and partici pated fu l ly," said Kakar. " I t h e l ped the class accept h i m as an equal." Carpe nter, who t u rn ed 14 last December, is c u rre n tly the yo u ngest

Carpenter credits h i s mom with keep­

bragging all the time by say­

On the weeke nds, he p lays Link Leaguc basebal l, has fri ends sleep over a.t1d has even worked as a referee at Hoys and

ing I'm 1 4 and in col lege. I

G i rls Club basketball games.

don't want people to th ink I'm

that he has a c h i l d hood," Trace y

''I 've worked really h a rd to make s u re Carpenter said. " I t's j u s t as i m portant

a snotty l ittle brat. I just want

as challenging h i m il1tellecrually."

to make friends."-Andrew Carpenter

the rigor of college coursework, often

At PLU, Carpenter q u ickly d iscovered s tudyi ng u n t i l m i dnight because of the vast amount of information covered.

fu l l - time studenr at PLU. While most

After graduation, he was acce pted at

e ig h th graders' as p i rations go no fa r­

the seven coll eges h e applied to, i n clud­

He maint a i n s an active social l i fe on

ther t h an gettin g their driver's l i cense ,

i n g Boise Statc University, Purdue

cam pus as we ll, i n c l u d i ng being ASPLU's off-camp u s senator, wri t i ng

Carpenter has al ready charted h i s path

U n iversity and the I l l i n ois I n sti tute of

ro a career in aeronautical engi neeri n g,

Tech nology. H e chose ro attend PLU

fo r The Mast, participating in intramu­

desig n i n g planes for Boeing or NASA.

because he was fam i l i ar wi th the cam­

ral football and p layi n g Xbox with

The kid is a gen i u s-but h u m b l e.

p u s , and i t was close to h i s fam i ly' S

friends in Ti nglesrad H al l .

"I don't wa nt ro seem l i k e I'm brag­

h o me i n Lynnwood, Wash .

ging all the time by saying I'm 14 and i n

" H e s h o u l d b e in eigh th gr:lde, b u t

Kakar said Carpenrer i s almos t a d i f­

I

col l e ge , " Carp enter said. " I d o n ' t wan t

j u s t can't see h i m fu ncrio n i n g and being

people r o th i n k I'm a snotty l i ttle brat. I

happy abo ut it," said h i s mom, Tracey

ju st want to make fri e nd s. "

Carp e n ter.

fe ren t person, both physically and emo­ tional ly, after one year at PLU. " He's growi ng u p real fast," Kakar said. " I t h i n k he'll be successfu l . "

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Pe rha ps one o f r.he mosr com p e l l i n g o p in ­ ions on rhe combinarion of acad e m ic a reas

comes fro m a m a n whose priv<lre- i ndusrry suc­ cess a l lowed h i m ro make r he nam i n g cOl1lri­ b u rion

(0

(he b u i ld i ng. Don Morken '60

founded an invesrmenr rIrm i n Bellevue,

1 8.)

called Genesee Invesrmenrs. (See page

" I can rell you rhar from a co ncep rual poinr

of view, pu r r i n g [hose rhree depanmenrs

ro gcr h e r mal,es all [he sense i n rhe world,"

Morken said. " I kn ow fro m my own Krual

b us i ness exp e ri e n ce rhar rhose arc rhe d isc i ­ pl i n es thar are n eeded rad ay in rhe business

world . . . Part o f rhe aca­ demic restrucruring is lO creare programs rhar can wind u p i m p rov i n g each of rhe disciplines."

DeSigned to sustain

G re e n S p a c e

forward l ea rn i n g

C O N T I N U E D

e nvi ron me n t .

M o rke n a.! so be li eves

rime in a rechn o logy­

s r ro ngly in [he un i ve rs i l}" s role as a leader in green buil d i n g pracric

The office o f

floor, I run inro duee or rou r srudenr and we

char abour wha rever i( is r h e y're il1lLres(ed i n , "

h e said.

Across (he d isci p li n es - and rega rdl ess o f

( h e p r i o r locarion o f r h e i r offices - B l a ha's

Tacoma/Somh Puger

b u ild i n g he lp propagate

Math, Engineering,

green b u i lding [h rougholll

Science Ach ievemenr,

rhe region.

wirh srudcnrs, J USt saying hi and as ki ng how

rhey're d o i ng , " said D i a n e MacDonald, who is

The

and Environ mel1lal Design

' We

ciare professor of malhemarics. "lr's mu ch more

likely rhar I wi ll see smdems ourside my normal

office hours." Swarr is also raki n g advantage o f rhe proximi­

w i s h we had m o re business experience,'

said S he ri To nn, PLU's vice presideru of

finance and o pe ra tio n s . "The business majors

sai d 'We w ish we had m ore com pUler sci­

e n ce. '

We hope rhis will help bring rhcm ( oge t h e r. " Comp u re r science and compUler en gi nee r­

l)' lO fellow facul l}' m e m bers . In A pri l , Swarr

i n g, and marhemarics were accustomed ro

and Bruce F i n n ie, as;;ociare professor of finance

sharing close qua ners in t heir old b u i ld i n g

in rhe School of Busincss, me r in Fin nic's rhird­

near rhe rennis couns on r he exrreme sourh

floor ofrICC lO a pp l y rheir combined expenise ro

end o f campus. Bur rhe i n cl u sion of rhe

The (wo are

work in

g on a research p rojec r

aimed ar closing a l oop h o le [har al lows

ro

B u i l d i ng

"Whar we heard when we r al ked ro alums

was n o accidem.

a( M icrosof( - co mp u re r sci e n r is rs - wa s,

"The mosr impo rra nr aspecr is thar rhe space

r en

Council as par! of its Leaders h i p in Energy

School o f Business.

is srudcl1l-friendly," echoed Jeffrey Smar r, asso­

being evalua red by d1e U.S.

The comb inarion of rhese academic areas

associare p rofessor and associa re dean o f rhe

a complex problem.

The Morken Cenrer is

gram, is also i.n rhe new Morken Ce n r c r.

"I've personally had way more i n rcracrion

and

achieved in h is na mesak e

Sound MESA, or

a srar e K- 1 2 pro­

col l eagu es agree.

s,

h o pes rhe high srandards

School of Busi ness has c h a n ge d rhi ngs suh­

u n i ve rsi

(l .EED)

program.

ry kepr LEED srandards in mind

r h rougholl( rhe b u il d i n g process, and several "

i n fl uelllial voices on campus, srarring wirh PresidelH Loren Anderso n , 10nn and Di rec ( o r

of Facili ries Ma n agc m c n r Dave Kohler,

ens ured (har r h e building was in keeping wirh PLU's CO I1 U11 i r me m

w

care for the ea rr h.

" Qui re fra nkly, we wo uld have a hard rime

reco n c i l in g any other way of bui ld i n g wi m our p ri nc iples , " Anderson said. "When ir can be done - and I'm here ro say ir can be done cHi­ cie n r ly a nd cosr-e ffec r iv ely - i r should be done."

'rhe LEED program fearu res five l eve ls of

ce n i rI ca r i on : cerrified, bronze, s i lver, gold and

sraruially. "Wirh busi ness i r's very n ice because we

pla r i n u m . The cerrifica rion sysrem i.s ba.sed on

reach a suppon course fo r busi ness," said

poillls available in six evaluarion arcas: susrain­

responsibility ror cnviron memai remediarion by

Blaha, rhe compUler science and com purer

able sires; warcr efficiency; energy and

decl a ri ng ba nk ru p r cy. The research was borne of

engineering professor. "We now run illlo

indusrrial hard-rock m i ning companies

skirr

a rmosp here ; m a reri a .!s an d res o u rces ; i n doo r

ro F i n n i e , and (heir collaborarion began over a

busine�s f..cu l ry on a da i ly basis and can talk

e n vi ro n l11e n ra l

abo u r whar (hei r needs a re fo r (he suppOrt

design process.

year ago, before (he

course."

a common il1 leres( in risk assess mem , acco rd i n g (wO

shared co mmon quar­

rers. Bur being ro ge r her in r he same building

has made rhe work rhar m u ch e as i e r.

Collaboration by design

The b u i ld i ng, ar j u s r over 53 ,000 s qu a re feer,

has u n ired rhe th ree academic areas for me fim

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Kyle Ciolli, a so p ho m o re in f i n n ic's

B us i n ess -'35 - I nvesrmcnrs course, a pp reci ­

a re s r h e i m p rove d access to h i s professors.

"Ir's nice having all rhe p ro fes sors cenrraJly locared i n o ne b u i l di ng , " Ciolli said. "Ir's easy

ro

be in coman and ralk

need ro."

w

rhem i f you

qu aJ i l)';

and i n novarion and

The bu il d i n g is expecred ro main a go ld­

level LEED cenificarion, m aki ng ir by far rhe

mosr earrh- fr i e n d l y building o n ca mp us . l r has set a new srandard fo r environmental aware­ ness in d esi g n and construction at PLU; rhe Eas(vold H a l l e x p a ns io n projecr and r he new KPLU b u i l d i n g are barh being d es i g n ed

w

m e e r rhe requiremcnrs for s imilar ce n i fica r io n .


The exceptional nature of the building is obvious the minute you walk in the door. Natural light Roods ai ry, open spaces.

He described PLU's wotk on the Morken Center as a "unique

Clean, m i n imalist lines s i m u l taneously suggest

case" of co mmirred

a modern space dedicated ro technology and

ind ividuals wotking

i n novation while refetencing PLU's

roget her ro realize an

Scandi navian heritage. Native species in the

ambitious goal.

landsGlping underscore a sense of place specif­ ic ro the Pacific Northwest. To Yancy Wright, project engineer at Sellen

"Starring at the rop with Sheri To nn all the way through with

Construction, one noticeable feature o f the

Dave Ko h ler and

bui lding is the sme l l : It doesn'r have one.

(Grounds M a i n tenance

"I

don't know if you've noticed, but (the

Morken CClHer) doesn'r feel or smell l i ke a new building," Wright rold a rour group gamered i n t h e atrium shorrly afrer m e building opened. "We rook a lot of time and efforr through­

Specialist) Ken Cote if it weren't fo r these people, it wou ld n't have happened," he said. Wright said the most significant environ­ mental achicvell)clH in the Motken Center is

of the new technology. -]onn is quick to point out, though, that b u i lding green doesn'r just feci good. It also saves mo ney. "During the whole process of rhis building

out the construction process ro ensure that.

the use of a heat pump that is 100 percent

And then ro prove it, we brought somebody

free of hydroch l o ro Ruorocarbons, or H CFCs.

I was acutely aware of the cost of operating rhe b u i l d i ng," she said . "I wamed ro mini­

in and they tested for fo rmaldehyde, they tesr­

H CFCs are a key i ngtedient in Freon, once

ed for volatile otgan ic compou nds, they rested

regatded as the gold standard in coo l i ng sys­

mize the long-tetm COSts. If thar mcalH

fo r particu lates in the air, they tested fo r all

tems and refrigera tors, which has since been

spending more u p from, okay. It's important

these things ro prove it was i ndeed a clean

proven ro de pl ete the earrh's ozone. \'ifhen

ro look at fitst-cost versus operaring cos t."

and healrhy indoor ait quali ry." Wright spent months at PLU d u ring the construction of the Morken Centet, oversee­ i n g the b u i l d i ng process ro ensure that the

construction began, PLU's vendor had n't yet engin eered i rs first 1 00-petcent HCFC-free hear pump. To nn made the call ro wait fo r the new

To nn estimates the building's geothermal heat pump system will pay fo t itself within th ree to seven years. " Knowing what we know abo u t energy cOStS coming up, it's

h igh environmen tal standards eStab lished on

technology rathet than install a heat pump

more l ikely ro be around th ree yeats,"

paper were carried our on the ground. He is

rhat required Freon.

she said.

perhaps o ne of the most enthusiastic boosters

"Dave Ko h ler and I said ' How can we do

of the building, and a st<lunch advocate of

this and live with ourselves?' " To n n recaJled

PLU.

of (he decision to walr out the engineering

The buildi ng is heated and cooled through a system of 83 geothermal pumps, located 300 feet u n derground. It is a closed loop that uses water from u n d ergro u nd wells ro altcr the temperature within the b u i l d i n g depending on the season. The temperature of groundwatet remains a cons tam 52 ro 54 degrees Fahrenheit, so concen ttated heat energy from the watet can be used to warm rhe building in the winter. In the summer, when air tempera­ ture is much warmet than rhe underground temperatute, rhe water cools the building. The system uses less energy than traditional heating and cooling systems and is lower maintenance. That p leases Kohler for bOLh perso nal and

professio nal reaso ns. Growing up in a large

family in the hearr of Pen nsylvania steel co un­ tty, Kohler sa.id his environmental ethos is old­ school. "I was raised with the notion that i t's best ro make rhings laSt," he sajd . But be also appreciates the fact that u n l ike several of the other large buildi ngs on campus, he won't have

ro

spend thousands of dollars

and lots of rime preparing

a

chillet unit

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e

n

Spa ce

C O N T I N U E D

The roofing is J US t one of many ways i n

"Yo u're looking a t buildings with a 1 00-year l i fespan. I view (the COSt of LEED stan dards)

as

really amortizing over the 1 00-year l i fespan." A prime example is the buildi ng's stain less

which the buil d i ng has exceeded the dreams o f planners, donors, faculry and sta ff, and o f course, students. "One student gave me a grear quote,"

fo r cooling i n the summer and deco mmis­

steel roof ti.les. Unlike high-maintenance

sioning it in the winter.

blacktOp

"College ca mp uses and government build­ ' ings are where it makes the most sense to

the building due to absorption of heat energy,

al ways fcl t l i ke I was receiving a 1 00-thou­

the stain less steel riles are "heat neutral" - and

sand-dollar education, bur now I feel l i ke I 'm

b u i ld to LEED standards," To n n said.

virtually indestructible.

in a faci l i ry that matches that.'

ro ofs

that create " heat islands" over

It's a fa m i ly affa i r F

Blaha recalled. " I t was so meth in g l i ke 'I

" [§J

"The fin a n c i a l p a rt just h a ppens when you really believe i n something." -Don Morken

Morken's a u n t, R. Eline Kraabel Morken,

Dwight Zulauf and the work the rwo did

have insisted that it's the enti re Morken

was d i rectOr o f the Department of Nursing

tOgether on p re se n t - val ue concepts as the

bn i ly for which the new Morken Center

(later to become tbe School of Nursing) From

foundation of h is career. After receiving his

1 9 53 to 19 66. H is older brother, Ed Mor ken

M BA fi'om Columbia Universiry, Morken

'53, received a busi ness degree at P l .U and

rcrurned ro Seattle to work in the municipal

m i l lion conrriblltion ro The Campaign for

went on to run the family farm back in

bond busi ness and used the li ttle-known con­

Pacific Llltheran Universiry: The Next Bold

Genesee. H is younger sister, Betty Sue

ceprs to l a unch h is fltSt company.

Step back in 2000, making them the first ro

(Morken '69) Ritchie, received a bachelor's in

stand b e h i n d the planned Center fo r Learning

n u rsing here. Morken's daugh te r, Sonya

was never

and -rech nology.

(Morken ' 0 1 ) Prata received her M BA a r PLU

told President Loren Anderson that he didn't

tom the outset, Don and Wa nda Morken

for Lea rning and Tech nology is named. The Morkens stq) !Jcd fOlw'trd with an $8

Having the bui lding named afrer h i mself a

priorit)" Morken sajd. I n facr, he

and her husband, Anthony Prata '06, JUSt

want his name on rbe building, but Anderson

Motken '60 fel r rheir com m i t ment was

compleeed his bachelor's degree in business

insisted.

i mporram symbolically.

this spring.

As a member o f the Board o f Regents, Don

"The srock marker had been down and

" I said, 'If you want to pur the Morken

Beyond that, there are "a whole bu nch of

people weren't feelin g as wdrhy as rhey had

relatives" - cousins, nieces and nephews

heen," Morken said. "We weren't going ro

according to Morken, who have attended

start the bui lding unless we had the money."

PLU.

Morken said the circumstances provided a

-

Two nep hews, Don Sroue '94 and Darren

name on it, it's not J US t me, it's the Morken fam i ly,' " Morken said. "I think rhe word ' humbli ng' is appropri­ are" to describe how i t feels to have rhe build­ i ng bear the fa m i ly name, Morken said. 'Tm

good o p porruniry to demo nstrate h is dedica­

Ritchie, '04, as well as his daugh ter, Sonya.

honored that the un iversiry wanted to have

tion to the universiry.

now work for Morken at h is fi rm, Gcnesee

o u r name attached.

"The re's nothing exotic about ir." \4orken said of h is suppOrt for the ptoject. "The

Investments. Morken said he learned skills at PlU that

fmancial parr JUSt happens when you really

served him well i n the busi ness world. In par­

believe in something."

ticular, he cred i ts fo r me r busi ness-school dean

Mo rken's low-key perspecrive on his role in the realization of the b u i l ding is customary.

"I didn't give the money or do the work because I wan ted my name permanently arrached to something." The Morkens' sel f-efFacing modesry does n o t srretch far enough to concea.! the great admiration for them fel t throughout the

He is known fo r being modesr, and credits

PLU com m u n iry and the high esteem in

h is upbringing ill tiny Cenesee, Idaho, fo r

w h ich th ey are held, in particular by

keeping h i m gro unded.

Anderson.

"My parents were very unassuming people,"

"Don and Wa nda Morken are great friends

Morken said. " I n terms of Genesee sociery

of the un iversiry and they

they were probably at the very tip rop, but

ies," Anderson said. "They will never say so

they were very h u mble themselves - j usr good

themselves, but I know, and I'm sure thc),

peo p le."

know ful l -well , that their generosiry has trans­

Morken's father, Ed Morken, was on the Gcnesee school board for 23 years. He went

are

great visionar­

formed PLU. "And we all know that the Morken Center

on to serve as a PLU regent fo r 1 6 years. But

w i l l result i n

that's J USt the begi n n i n g of the Morken family

thousands of students in the decades to

con nection to PLU.

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a

transformarion in the l ives of


Stri n g e r fa m i ly's ti es ru n d e e p hen the PLU A l u m n i Board

PLU's long-tenn c o m m i t m e n c c o global

adjourned from i ts meet i n g

education," she said.

this past A p r i l , i t ushered i n a n e r a more t h a n

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One could say s i m i la r thi ngs aboL![

years i n t h e mak­

Su san ' s long-term co m m i tment co PLU,

ing: I t was co be the last m ee ting Susan ( H i J debrand

'76)

even as she ends h e r official d u ties on

Strin gn wo u l d be on

both the Al u m n i Board and t h e Board

the board.

of Regents. She soU plans to remain

Al though no one has been cou n t i n g , s he's pretty su re her ten LIre - al mo s t

i n volved, pa rtic u l arly wh e n i t comes co

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hosting and recru i ti n g prospective S t u ­

yea r s - makes her the board's long cs t­

den ts. "There is no better education

serv i n g mem ber. And when you couple

than PLU," she s ai d .

that with the fact that she JUSt com­

Still,

after 1 7

years, i t begs t h e ques­

pleted a ni ne-year stint on PLU's Board

tion: How does she plan to spend all

of Regents, no m atte r who is counting,

that extra time?

Stri nger has been an i n t egr al part of

"I hope my h usband lets me attend

PLU's growth in recem years.

his Parencs Council meetings," she

This only touches on the i m p ac t that she, :ll1 d the r es t o f the fam il y, has made on PLU. S u san received h e r mas­

ch uckl ed .

ter's in educ a tion whil e serving as h e a d

2006-2007

resident in Hong H all , and soon there­

years. Susan p o i n ts to Pres i d e n t Loren

after worked fo r the u n i v ersi ty as

Anderson's

transfer and ad ult coll ege - en try coord i ­

key m i leposr , as well as Peter

natO r. She met her husb and, Jeremy

G race Wan g's $4 m illion g i fr to creare

Srringer, at PLU, when he

the Wang Center fo r I n ternational

was

d i re c co r

of res iden r i al li t-e. J e remy, toO, re mains involved i n PLU's growth - h e was j us t named chair of t h c Parents C o u n c i l , even a s he serves in Seattlc Unive rsi ty's s c h o o l of e ducati o n as chair of [he depalTment o f pro fessional s t u dies and

di recror of the s tudent development ad m i n ist ra tion program. " l c i s a great oppo lT u n i ty ro give back ro PLU, p ar­ t i c u larly in an area where I have some expertise," he said.

Evidently, these residential-life roots

20 1 0

long range plan as a

'60

and

Programs.

�(It is just one more example of PLU s long-term

commitment

"When I was a head resident, we held i n rerpersonal commun icarion work­ sh ops," S u san r ec all ed . " We'd gath e r 1 5 srude n ts from campus, and then we'd take them away for the weekend. O u r

assistant i n Foss Hall. Courtney had

measure fo r success was based o n

the u nus u al hono r of being a )-Te rm

whether t h e imcrnational st udents h ad

rc side.nt assistant as a firs t- year stu­

raughr the American studems 'Row,

dcm. She's been q u i te i nvolved herself

Row Yo u r Boat' in C h i nese." H ow s mall programs l i ke chat have

studies dou ble major, member of the

blossomed in rhe fo llowing ),ears is cvi­

lacrosse t e am and the Student Alumni

denced - and n u rt u red - by the Wa ngs'

Assoc iati o n , a n d Tel-A-Lu re ream lead.

gift . Susan doesn't have to look far to

I n deed, involvement a t PLU is a fa mily

sec how that gr ow th has come fu l l c i r­

a ffa i r.

cle: Cou rtney will be spending the a

u n i q u e per­

Wilt & An n Feider White Bear lake, Minn,

Dan & Cindy '81 Kennedy UniversitY Place, Wash.

t h rec daughters, C o u r cney , currently

long ties to PLU affo rd

Dan & Susan Berentson B urlington. Wash .

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attends PLU, servi n g as a resident

s pec tive of the ch anges through our rhe

Jeremy Stringer, c hair B ellevue, Wash,

Gail Hashagen Sammamish, Wash .

s tudents fro m Hong Kong and 1 5 U . S .

Parricularly fo r Susan, these decades­

Pa re nts

to global education. ))

run dee p . The S t ri ngers' youngest of

- she's a global s tudies and Chi nese

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Susan, J e remy and Courtney Stringer at an event honoring reti r i n g rege nts.

upcoming fall semester studying w i th many other PLU student · in

Ann Lomax '82 Puyallup, Wash . Scon & Kathie McClimans B remerton, Wash . Mike '79 & Melinda '80 Meyer Renton, Wash. Rob & Jackie Ogan Salem, are . Jack & Jan Praxel '70 Spokane, Wash. Stewart & Suzi Whitham Tacoma, Wash. Bruce & Nancy Wojciechowski Lake Oswego, are . Bruce & Vicki Yoder Port Orchard, Wash

hengd u ,

C h i na. " I t i s JUSt o n e more example o f

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(Top) JUnior Nikki Johnson was named 2006 Northwest Conference Player of the Year

(leh) ChampI onshIp games brought strong support from enthusIastic fans


sh ared a common goal," senior wing Sticklin said. 'Tach individual p u t the team firsr." As fo r Rigel!, who JUSt completed h is ninth year as head coach of the women's basketball team, the bond he s hared with this win n i n g squad will not soon be rorgotten. "This is a team I felt like I was going ro coach fo rever and we were never going ro srop being rogether," Rigell said. " Everyth ing was juSt 'wow, " h e said. "I had the best seat i n the ho use." Several Lutes were recognized fo r their outstanding individual seasons, including Rigell, who was selected for Coach of the Year honors in both the West Regio n and the Northwest Conference. Jun ior N i kk i Jo hnson was named Northwest Conference Player o f the Year. Seniors Kell), Turner and Mallory Mann and j un io r Kezia Long were named to all-conference teams. Jo hnson and Turner were a·lso s ingled our for AIl-West Region honors by the Web site D3hoops.com. As a whole, the team had a school­ record winning percen tage of .857. "This is one of the fu nnest seasons I've ever had as a coach. Not because we wem the fu rthest b u t because we had fu n," Rigell added. Even though the Lu tes wamed ro play in the Final Four, the team will remem­ ber a shared sense o f camaraderie and u n i ty more than anyth ing else, Stick lin said. "We got along so well and everyone undersrood c h e i r roles," Turner agreed. "We definitely had a memorable and fu lfi l ling seaso n . " An11J.

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LJ)' Tyler Ochsner '07

Lute record setters hree recently graduated student-clth­ letes have left an indelible mark on the PLU "'ecord books. The Tuome n s basketball and fastpitch soft­ ball teams have had httgel] sltccessftd seasons over the pastfewyears, largely behind the efforts afthree key pla)len: baslwtball players Kell]l Turner and Ma1lmy Mann, and soft­ ball 's Gretchen Rucclcer. '

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KEllY TURNER

Turner ranks No. 1 i n six season-best and career-besc categories and sics among the rop 10 in two other season

categories and fou r more career-besc cace­ gories in basketball. Her six No. 1 call ies i nclude chree-point field goals made in a season (67) and over che course o f her career (2 18) , three­ point field goal percentage fo r a season (47.4) and career (42.7) and free throw percentage for a season (89.4) and career (86.7). Turner's chree-po int prowess earned her che top spOt in the s ingle-season three-point fie ld goal cacegory this year. The scandou c performance came on che heels of three straighc years o f landing in PLU's si ngle-season ro p 1 0 in thac category. She holds chree o f ch e rop 10 single-season records fo r percen tage of three-point field goals made, i ncluding the school record of 47.4 percent dur­ ing her sophomore season. In a game against George Fox in January, she made eight three poimers, serri ng a sin­ gle-game school record. Turner set the s ingle-season free throw percen tage record last year and nearly bettered that mark this seaso n. She is among the rop 10 in poinr s for a season and career, career fiel d goals made, free throws made in a season and career, and career assists. Turner was named ro the Northwest Con ference all-conference team all fou r years a n d was a first team selection this season.

Another un usual stat is a testimony to her powerfu l bar: Ruecker is also PLU's career leader in the n u mber of times she h as been i n tentionally walked, and l ast year set an NCAA- Division III sea­ son record with 1 0 intentional walks Ruecker has been selected as the N\VC's Player of t h e Year elle past twO seasons. S h e has made the all-con ference first team t hree times and h as bee.n an all-region pick during each of her three years at PLU. Last year, she was named a second team All-American by the National Fasrpitch Coaches Association and an Academjc AlI­ American by ESPN T h e Mag a z i n e the past two years.

Lute Club Golf Tournament June 26 ntries are stiLI being accepted fo r the Lute Club Gol fTournamem, scheduled for Friday, June 26, at the Oakbrook Golf and C o u n try Club i n Lakewo od, Wash . T h e COSt is S 150 p e r player, which includes l u n c h and d i n n e r. The deadline for en tries is J une 1 7. More i n formation and a registration fo rm are available on the PLU athletics Web site at www.plu.edu/iuhleticsj. ffil U P D A T E

MAllORY MANN

Mann played side-by-side with Turner as point guard, and is arop the record book in all three assist cacegories. She had 16 assists against George Fox in January, set the single-season record this year with 1 7 1 , and is ellC career leader with 477. She has five of the top 12 single-game ass ist ma rks . During her career, Mann was twice named to all-co n ference teams. S h e was a s ec o n d team pick this season. G R ETCHEN R U E CKER

O n the softball field, Ruecker estab­ lished five s ingle-season records in 2004 - batting average (.524), runs batted in (62), extra base h i ts (29), total bases ( 1 1 7) and slugging percentage (.992).

New men's basketball coach As this Issue of Scene was going to press, the search for a new men's basketball coach wrapped up with the announcement that Steve Dickerson, former assistant coach, will replace Dave Harshman a s head coach. Harshman announced i n March his deCision

to resi gn. Dickerson has been PLU's assistant coach for rhe last three seasons, and was selected from

a

pool of nearly 75 applicants

after a nationwide search Dickerson has been working as interim head coach since Harshman's resignation. " It's very humbling that I was chasen to lead

this program," Dickerson said. "'t just means

that I can sti ck With these guys and hopefully tum

this program aroufld, which hasn'l hap ­

pened in a long time. I am boldly predlcnng

that we'll start winning as sOQn as next year,'· Harshman coached at PLU fo r four seasons. For more information about Dickerson, visit the PLU athletics Web site at

www.p/u.edU/arhleticS/.

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�u m n i n ews & eve nts

ALUMNI DISTING U I S HED ALUMNUS AWAR D

Robe ... Kl'eigel' ' 6 7 For his renowned contributions t o the field of toxicology, Robert Krieger '67 receives the D Istinguished Alumnus Awar d. Krieger is a Cooperative ExtenSIon toxi ­ cologist in the D epartment of Entomology at the University of Ca lifornia-Riverside . H e also dire cts the Personal Chemical Exposure Program he established at UCR His research focuses on the development and use of advanced ana lytical methods to identify the movement of pestiCide residues from the environment to children and adults, H ,s work has been extremely impor­ tant in furthering the und erstanding of human exposure to pestiCIdes. After receiVing his bachelor's of sCience degree from PLU, Kreiger earned his doc­ torate trom Cornell University. He is active i n several professional societies and has authored more than 350 pubhshed papers, book c h a pters and a bstracts, and edited the comprehenSive H a ndbook of PesticIde TOXIcology, issued in 2001 . In 2005, he received the Society of Toxicology Public Communications Award and the International Award for Research In Agrochemicals, the most prestigious award given by the Agrochemical Division of the American Chemical Society H e and his wife, Anasthesia, live i n Riverside and have four c hildren.

ber from District 5. She c urrently serves as the chair of the counc fl's Public Safety and H uman Services Committee and sits on numerous other council committees and var­ IOUS outside boards. Gelman also served tor eight years as the Pierce County Assessor­ Tre asurer. While serving as a councilmember from Pierce County's District 3 ( 1 983- 1 992)' Gelman became well known for her work in fighting pornography and bringing new industry to Pierce County, a l l minating the solid waste incinerator a nd promoting recy­ cling For five yea rs, she produced and directed the Pierce County public alfairs pro­ gram 'Pierce County Speaks.' Recently Gelman has been instrumental in making positive changes within the commu­ nity near PLU. She led a task force that worked to add amenltles to a state·funded safety improvement project on Pacific Avanue. Workmg with state lagislatols, funding for landscaping, pedestrian l ighting and curbs along a five-mile stretcl') of Pacific Avenue was provided by a $3.2-million grant. as well as Pierce County, Pierce Transit, pri­ vate business owners and PLU Gelman also helped create the Garfield Street Activity Center Task Force, a group charged with developing a design for the ren­ ovation of Garfield Street The cornerstone of this renovation will be a new 32,OOO-square­ foot building on the corner of Garfield Street and Pacific Avenue. H alf of the building wi ll be the new PLU bookstore, providing a greater university presence in the community. Gelman lives in Tacoma with her husband, Herbert, and has four children.

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS AWARD

Bal'bara Gebn an ' 7 9 For her extensive record o f service a s a

OUTSTAN DING ALUM NUS AWARD

Lea Jboznstl'ong

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citizen leader and elected official. Barbara Gelman receives the

Fo r her great success as a community

DIstingUIshed Alumnus Award

and bUSiness leader, Lea Armstrong '74

Gelman is a Pierce County councilmem-

receives the Outstanding Alumnus Award.


Armstron g, a first- g e neration Korean­ Amencan, has been amply recognized by state a n d local governme nts, as well as by private i n d u stry, for h e r a c c om p l ishments and a c um e n . I n 1 994, she began Armstrong Unlserve, Inc . , which provides In-home personal care services for ad ults who are elderly, disa bled or seriously inju red . The majority o f her clients have been low-income eld erly on MedicaId or other public ly funded programs. The busi­ ness, whIch has grown to 1 1 branches located In SIX Western Washington c o u n­

ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD

tenniat, she coll aborated with several facul­

faill e s Hashagen ' 7 0

ty members In coll ecting recorded inter­

For h i s long hIStory o f service t o PLU, James Hushagen '70 receives the 2006 Alurnni Service Award. Hushagen has been an atto rney with Eisenhower & Ca rlson

to

Ta coma for 25

years H e served on the board of Good Sam aritan Hospital. and continues to serve organizations with Lutheran ties, incl uding Thrivent Fin ancial for Lutherans; Lutheran

ties, has approxImately 1 .800 employees

Summer Music Academy & Festival; as vice

serving 2,000 people.

president of Southwestern Washington

Throughout her many years of service,

Amenca; Bnd as an attorney for Holden

advance many social and c haritable COn­

Village, a Ch rtsttan retreat ce nter. During his years as a PLU student,

ous governing boards and educatJonal

Husha gen was Phillip Nordquist's tea c h ing

institutions and has received many awards

assistant. senior c l ass president and chair

for her hard work and social conscience .

of the H u nger Symposium, an event that

She lives In Tacoma and has two sons.

brought speakers to campus to highlight the plight of the hungry in the world. As an alumn us, H ushagen has maintained

OUTSTANDING RECENT ALUMN U S

h is strong commitment to PLU . H e has been

G ..aham

on the Board of Regents SlOce 1 993 and

Johnson ' 9 6

For hIS award-winning work i n television news, Graham J o h nson '96 receives the 2006 O utstanding Aecent Alumnus Award. Johnson jOined KIRO-TV, a CBS teleVI­ sIon affiliate In Seattle, as a reporter in 2005 He c a m e to KIRO from WPTZ-TV in Burlington, Vl, where his environmental and investigative reporting led to an

was on th e Alumni Board lor 11 years. serv­ ing as president dUring PLU's centennial. He has served on many committees, including the most recent presidential search com­ mittee. H e is currently on the Eastvold Restoration Committee WIth his wife, Debbie � Herive l ·72). He and his Wife !tve in Ta coma and have two sons, Morgan and Aaron.

expose of Canadian puppy mills. He received many honors for this work, inc lud­ ing a regional Edward R . M u rrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors

ICe.-sti .. Ringdahl ' 8 2 Kerst!n Ringdahl '82 receIves the 2006

He also had experience as an anchor at

Heritage Awa rd. For more than 40 years. Ringdahl has

and as a writer for Northwest Cable

been a valuable resource to the PLU com­

News.

munIty. Ringdahl has worked In vanous

Throughout his career, Johnson has

capaCIties

to

been recognized by peers and viewers for

and has served as the university a rc h IVist since 1 987 Her work h a s involved meticu­

posItion to bring attention to issues of

lously collecting, describIng. preserving and

social and environmental jUstice while

providing acc ess to the permanent records

maintaining high ethloal standards and a

created by the university's departments a nd

sense of compassion rarely seen in the

offices . In thIS role she has demonstrated

cymcal news business.

highly specialized knowledge of university

Ing Johnson's tenure at PLU. As a student.

many uO /versity events.

SPECI AL RECOG N ITION AWARD

Hart and Pcun Maye.. For their many years of support of PLU, Kurt and Pam Mayer receIve the 2006 Special Recogmtlon Award. As the first person of the Jewish faIth to serve on PLU's Board of Regents ( 1 9952005). Kurt was instrumental in the develop­ ment of the University's Holoca ust Studies Prog ram, which deals with the two malar C h ristian reltgions' responSibility tn the Holoc aust. Through hIS tnvolvement with the Raph ael lemkin Awards, he has been imp ortant I n encouraging regular atten ­ dance among t h e Jewish commu nity 9t this annual event Pam has worked for more than 20 years as a volunteer, supporting PLU arts and building the School of Fine Arts board. Both Leadership Committee since 1 999. Pam serves as co-chair with emeritus School of the Arts dean Richard M o e ers for PLU in the community. Their commit­ ment to P lU's mIssion extends beyond their countless volunteer h o u rs

they even

brought a student from G e rmany to Parkland and paid for her education . They live in Tacoma and have two children .

Ringdahl has a particular interest In c o l­ lecting material relating to the P a c ific

ognized lor his integrity, confidence, and the

Northwest immigration experience, and

ability to get the job done right and on time.

under her direction, a special collection

'95, In Seattle.

role In Fac u lty House leadership, served on many committees and regularly attends

resources .

he worked at KP LU -FM, where he was rec­

He lives with hIS wife, Melanie Coulson

Cultural Center and an advisor to the lucia Bride Festival. She has also played a vital

the PLU library over the years,

his integ rity as a journalist He has used hIS

These qualities were already eVIdent dur­

her part-time position She has been an enthusiastic supporter of the Sca ndinavian

The Mayers are enthusiastic cheerlead ­ For decades of dedicated servIce t o P LU,

the Soc iety o f Environmental Journalists . WPTZ-TV and K O B I-TV in Medford,Ore .•

H er tireless efforts to promote PLU and to prese rve its history have gone far beyond

have been members of the E astvold

HER ITAGE AWARD

Foundation and a national first place award for small-market broadcast reporting from

Sca ndinavia.

Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in

Armstrong has continuously sought to cerns. She h as been appo inted to numer­

views of 282 men and women who immi­ grated to the Pacific Northwest from

about this phenomenon has grown in the PLU archives. In celebratton of PlU's cen-

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c ure P rfeet

Tasha Dckfen 'OIl designed

and sewed five outfits for the New York Fashion Academy located in Seattle. The show

was April 8 with over 400 viewers and buyers from lead

The online communiC)! also provides access co a full database of over 33,000 alumni worldwide, making it even easier co stay in couch with classmates and net­ work professionally. Nearly 4,000 alums are now registered and taking advantage of the free direccory on a regular basis. The alumni Web site was recently redesigned to make it easier to access from PLU's home page and provide more information abour the programs and services available to PLU alumni. "The online community was available on earlier versions of the si te, bur it now takes front and center as one of the easi­ est ways for alumni to stay connected co PLU and the alumni office," said Erik Melver '96, assistant director of pro­ grams and services in the alumni office. One of the most obvious changes to the site is the list of contents in the navi­ gation bar on the left hand side of the screen. Headings in this area lin k to the

M i d d le Row: Janelle

'OIl, Lisa

Christofferson,

Kelly (Harbert) Goodsell '00, Ruth Magelssen Swanson

'00;

'OIl,

and Erin

Front Row: Kara

Larson '01, Abbie Larson,

Tasha Ockfen 'OIl and JooHee Berglund '01.

'

74, 'n met

ASSOCiation of Student J u d i c i a l Advisors held

in

m i d · February in Clearwater Beach, Ra

M i c h e l e i s the

assistant dean of students at Portland State University, while David is d i rector o f j u d i c i a l affairs at C a l Poly Pomona, in Southern California.

24 PLU SCENE SUMMER 2006 > ALUMNI NEWS & EVENTS

ormer ASPLU president Willie Painter '06 is now engaged i n the job search process, and using his stams as a PLU grad in a subrle b u r noriceable way. Painter has a pennanent PLU e-mail address - a benefit available co all alumni - and is using it as he sends out resumes. The free permancnr PLU e-mai l add ress is j ust one fearure of the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations' online community at wWlvplualumni.org. All registered users of the online com­ munity have the option co create an e mail address with the domain " @altmz· ;Ii.pitt. edu. "

Nagel

at the c o n f e re n c e for the

in touch

included several fellow Lutes. Back Row: Mariah (Toft) 'OIl;

Lutes Michele Toppe '90 and

many ways to stay

fashion companies. Models

Tackett 'OIl, Jennifer Bauer

David Johnson

Alumni office offers


M

ark your calendars now for Homecoming 2006: Lutes a t Play. We will re m i n i sce about the many ways we

p l ay at PLU-.nhletics, music and student l i fe - a n d then we will play all weekend long October 6-8 with special events, activities and re u nio ns . I n add ition to t h i s year's class

a

reunions ( 1 956, 1 96 L , 1 966, 1 97 [ , 1976, 1 98 [ , L 986, 1 99 1 , 1 996 and

200 L ) t h ere w i l l be a special ffi n ity reunion fo r fo rmer members of C h ildren's Theatre.

T

hi s is a sampling o f the weekend's activities ,lI1d cvt:nt . Plea � watch fo r regi. trati(m materials t his slimmer. For m o rc information or 10 r�gistt' r. vi it UJ. online a t IVlVw.plualumni.org, o r cal l 800-AlUM-PL .

SATURDAY. OCTOBER 7 (colIll/lllt'd) .:. SOtl, Annivl'r aT)' Din ner for the lass of 1 956 .:. PLU (.OLD at I hc Blue Oln." .:. I lomecom ing Gala J.t t he Tacoma l\lu cum of Gla.'

F R IDAY, OCTOBER 6 .:. Classes Without Quizzes .:. Homecoming Ch a pe l .:. Athletic H a l l of Fame l.un(heon -:. Children's Theatre Reunion

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8 .:. G Iden IUb Brunch

.:. " I nto t h e S t reets" Campus Co m m u n i t), Service Projec t .:. HOlllccom i ng Reu n ions .:. A l u m n i Award Brunch

.:. Waffle Br�kt45t

.:. Homeco m i n g Foo t b a l l Game

.;. H omecoming

PLU versus \Vh itworth

Worship

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

online community, eve n ts , vol u n teer

I

oppormni ties, past A l u m n i Award reci pi­ ents, a Class Notes l i n k i n Scene magazine) a n d

(for publi cation a programs and

ALUM NI BOARD NOMINATI ONS O F FICIAL BALLOT

serv ices l ist. The ('events" l i n k h e l ps alumni s tay con n ected to campus by ident ifYing opportun ities to meet with other alums.

2006-2007 ALUMNI BOARD OF DI RECTORS

The Year-at-a-G la nce calendar p ro vid es access to the

most c u rre n t information al on g with registra­

on u pcoming events, tion i n formation.

The "volunteer" head ing h igh lights

serv­

ice opportunities. Here, visitors can access i n formation on the A l u m n i Board, Parem Counci l , PLU G raduates

of the Last

Decade (GOLD), PLU Lutes in Vol u n teer Endeavors

candidates are nominated fo r the 2006-2007 A l u m n i Board of Directors. Please vote for two candidates - two re s p ons e boxes are provided if tWO alu mni l ive in the same household.

The fo l lowing

Detach r h is fo rm and mail befo re Aug. 1 , 2006, to the Office of A l u m n i a n d Parent Rel atio ns , Nesvig A l u m n i Cemer, Pac i fic Lutheran University, Tac oma, WA 98447. You can also cast your ballot online at wWIII.plualumni.org.

(UVE) and the Student Alumni

Association, among orheJ"s. The new site wLlI p rove usefu l as a l u m n i

plan t o attend events su rrou n d i ng home­ coming in October. There wi l l be pages

0 0

LaWanna A hre n d t, '5 1

0 0

Tim

Vialpando, '0 1

on the site dedicated to l isting the sched­ ule of events d u ring the weekend

of Oct.

6-8 and registration i n formation fo r

Write-in candidatc(s)

homecoming activities. A l u m n i are encouraged

to visit the new

site ofte n . It will be refreshed wi th new eVents, programs

and services weekly. [ill

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Lutheran values realized at Seattle's Compass Center hen the 6.8-magnitude Nisqually earthq uake struck the Puget Sound region on February 28, 200 1 , Seatde's historic Pioneer Square was among the hardest hit. Several of the district's brick facades crumbled u nder the temblor, and many more b u i ldings were deemed unil1 habit­ able. One of those was the Com pass Center, a homeless shelter with histori-

cally Lutheran roots dating back to the 1 920s. The earthquake struck Wednesday. By Friday, the Compass Cen ter was red­ tagged - decermined u nsafe by public safety officials. "In hindsight," said Cindy Jackson ' 7 1 , Compass Center develo p men t directOr and daughter of Kenneth Johnson, longtime dean o f PLU's school o f edu-

cation, "it might have been the best thing that ever happened us." In the years since, the Compass Center has u ndergone a $ 1 6.5 m i llion, fo ur-year rebuilding effort at i ts o rigi­ nal Pioneer Square location. The refur­ bished (and earthquake safe) down­ tOwn facility reopened in June of 2005, one of 14 Com pass Center facilities i n King County. The new facility enabled


describe Urness, who was one of [wo

c ha p l ai ns on rhe Compass Cenrer sraff fo r nearly

20 years. Urness, who d ied

jusr days afrer being d i agnosed wirh a re rminal i l lness rhis Apri l , was a srrik­ i ng man in h is 80s. He was - and cer­ rainly will remain - rhe face of rhe cen­ rer. He was recognized in Pioneer Square as someone who was always willing [0 scop and char, [0 pass our change co rhose who needed ir, [0 visir hospirals and jai ls when cliems fo und rhemselves rhere and, naru rally, co refe r a new indi­ vidual co rhe many services rhe Com pass Cenrer offers.

Urness continued

to wal k

rhe sneers of Pioneer Squa re , dispensing

rhese small dis plays of COll1lxl$sion, even days p r i o r co h i s passing. Urness leaves a long legacy at rhe cen­ rer, b u i l t largely on his unique a b i l i ry of fi nding common gro u n d fo r rhose who

Cindy J ackson '71 and Michael Halvorson '85 rhe ce n rer [0 d o u b l e in si ze, incl u d i n g

23 n e w si ngle-occupancy aparnnems named afrer rhe cemer's fo unders, Or[O and Alva Karlscrom. The hygiene ce n rer saw u pgrades and i ncreased capaciry and rhe re m p ora ry housing was

i m p roved co allow c l iems rhe d igniry of rheir own personal space. The Co mpass Cemer's e ffo rrs are

7S fu ll-rime 1 ,000 yearly vollLn reers (wi r h a $3.8 m i l l i o n made possible by rhe

e m ployees and app rox ima rely

are ho meless and rhose who are not. He was fo nd of paraphrasing Morher

By ((Lutheran tradition) ))

Theresa, saying rhat ir was his job to

Halvorson means that the

each orhee"

Compass Center has no

sh ape of a fully staffed hygiene cenrer,

agenda) other than providing

h eal rh counseli ng, financial counseling,

needed services for the homeless.

The center also supplies rhe simple

I r s h o u l d n ' r be a s u rprise rhar rh ese, and o rhe r, PLU grad ua re s have fo u n d

ger "r he rich and rhe poor to know Compass Cemer services come i n rhe subsrance abuse counseling, menral meals and shorr- and long- re rm housing. things rhar are so co mmon they are o ften fo rgo rren - an address thar home­ less men and women can use co receive

ann ual budger). Three i megral players

rhemselves i nvo l ved h e r e . "The

are PLU a l u m s - Jackson, board presi­

Compass Cen re r s erves in r h e c lassic

can cash a check. Indeed, rhe center has

dem M i chael Halvorson

Lurheran rrad irion: provide services

700 bank accounrs ar rheir headquarters.

chaplain Ny e r Urness

firs r ," said Halvorson who, afrer work­

'85 and lare '52. Sofrware

mail, fo r ins rance, or a place where r h ey

These

are

rhe lirrIe dignities everyone,

and co m m u nicarions execurive Roger

ing fo r M i c rosofr fo r nearly a decade,

regard less of rheir personal

Shan afelr '86 also joined rhe board

re ru

deserves.

in

2006.

r n ed co ge r his doc [Orare in h i s co ry

from rhe Universiry of Washing [On an d

is now an assisram professor ar PLU. B y "Lurheran rradi rion," H alvorson

journey,

The C o m p ass Cenrer is funded through many d i ffe rent channels,

i ncluding ciry and federal grants. Bur

means rhar rhe Compass Cemer has no

much of irs s u p p orr - borh i n rerms of

agenda, orher rhan providing needed

money and vo l u n teers - comes fwm

services for rhe homeless. Obvious ly,

rhe region's Lu rheran c h u rches. Borh

rhe u l r i m are goal i s ro fi nd permanem

Halvorson and Jackson see rhat as rhe

housing fo r each o f SearrIe's es ri mared

essential fo undarion of everything t h e

8,000 homeless m e n and wo men. B u r

cenre r does

as anyone w h o h a s dealr wirh rhe issue

cess. "The Compass Cenrer i s a [0 01 fo r

-

and the reason fo r its suc­

knows, ir is m uch more comp lex rhan

c h u rches to be able [0 re la re to the

rhar; memal healrh and su bsrance

world as ir really is," said Halvorson.

abuse issues play a large role, as do race

Jackson concu rred. "A healthy com­

and ge n d er . Forry percenr of Compass

m u n i ry rakes care o f i ts most vulnera­

Cemer cliems are vererans. So r he

b l e people," she said. " I d o n ' r rhink

Compass Cenrer si mpl y aims co provide

rhere is anyone who can say wirh cer­

comforr - n o srr i n gs arrached. Jackson

tai n ty 'I won't someday need this

calls i r "a min isr ry o f presence."

p lace:

"

[§]

Thar p h rase could also be lIsed [0

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a lumni profiles comillited

'Commander Salamander' wins science award avid Wake '58 thought he wo uld become a lawyer when he fi rst arrived at PLU. But by the t l me he graduated with a bachelor's in biology, he realized that zoology was his true love. Now a researcher at the Un iversity of California- Berk ley, Wake's fervent in ter­ est in plant ,ln d ani mal diversity endur s, and has earned him the nick­ name " ommander Salamander." \Vake, who earned a doctorate in biology a t t h e Univers ity o f Southern Cal i fornia after leaving PLU, has spent m uch of his career studying amphibious crea­ t u res, and in particular, the steady decline of species around the world. I n recognition of this work, h e recently received the p restigious Joseph Leidy Award from the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. M uch of Wake's career has unfolded a UC Berkeley, where he arrived in the late '60s after a few years o f teaching at the University of Chicago. Wake has si nce been a fixture at Berkeley. He cur-

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ren t ly sponsors graduate students and continues to add to a prolifi c body of researc h. He has published more than 300 papers du ring his career. Wake enjoys gardening and spending time with h is family. But he says the concept o f slowing down is diffic u l t for h i m to embrace. "I can't even consider retirement because I love what I'm doing," \Vake said. "Work is my hobby." B)' fngrid Stege1l1odler '07

Nadonal society fetes chemistry alum obert Krieger '67 came ro PLU in January 1 9 63 wi t h two primary goals in mind. "I wanted to play foot­ ball," said Krieger. " I wanted to get a n education, too." Back then, Krieger'S career plans were to graduate fro m PLU and find a job somewhere teaching bio logy and coach­ i ng football. B u t those plans changed

when a PLU adminis trator suggested Krieger consider graduate school. Krieger took the suggestion to heart. H e graduated fro m PLU cum laude in 1 96 7 with a bachelor's degree i n chemistry. H e then attended Cornell University, where h e studied entomolo­ gy and, i n 1 970, earned his doctorate. For the last 12 years, Krieger h as taught entomology at the University of California-Riverside, where he studies the e ffects of agricul tural pesticides i n people, ani mals and plants. H i s research recently earned h i m honors at the American Chemical Society'S 229th National Meeting in San Diego. ''I'm more of an educator than any­ thing else," Krieger said. He lives in Riverside, Calif., wi th his wife of20 years, Ana. He h as th ree daugh ters and a son. Krieger praises PLU and said he has not had better i nstructors anyv/here. "I had a very good experience," Krieger said. "I am always looking for PLU students to join the graduate p ro­ gram here." BJ' ",1cbel Yotmg '06

Maples heads Defense Intelligence Agency t. Gen. Michael Maples '77 says his father taught him that every person has the power to make a difference. " Do your best and you'll always be satisfied," Maples said, reflecting on his father's ph ilosophy. It has served him well during his 35 years in the U.S. Army. I n Novembe r 2005, Maples was appointed director of the Defense Intelligence Agency near Washington, D.C., where he oversees global intelli­ gence for the Defense Department. Maples' mili tary service also has included time as a commander in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert StOrm, on the Balkan Peninsula and in Europe duri ng the Cold War. Despite such a demanding career, Maples said the most important part of


h is life has always been family, including his \;Vife, Lynne, and their three daugh ters. A history buff, Maples is studying his family's genealogy. Recently, he traced his wife's fam ily rootS back to Norway. "It's fascinating research to understand how the family moved," Maples said. Concact with fellow PLU alumni is dif­ ficult because of the distance. But Maples said he still holds PLU in high regard. "I'm proud of PLU, what it brings to the nation and what students will do." By Ingrid Stegemoeller '07

MLKBallet brings dance to Tacoma's Hilltop fter grad uating from PLU, Alexa Folso m-Hill '04, Kate Monthy '04, Amy Kostelecky-Roe '04 and Nicole Steele '04, began collaborat­ ing on a new children's ballet school in Taco ma's Hilltop neighborhood. The partners attribute their enterprise to PLU's emphasis on community serVIce. "It's from PLU that we realized we could do this," said Folsom-H ill. PLU's focus on serving others gave them confidence that they can make a difference, Monchy added. "I saw the world as approachable," said Monthy. M LKBaUet, a not-for-profit organiza­ tion in tended to make the arts more accessible fo r children ages fo u r and older, expects to begin operations by January 2007. Developmen t of the pro­ gram, which will be free for all partici­ pants, draws on each alum na's strengths. Folsom- H ill, in charge of co mmunity involvement efforts, said she and her partners divided tasks by asking two questions: " '\Vhat are you good at?' And, ' h ow can we use what you are good at in our project?' " Monthy, a professional dancer, serves as M LKBal iet's artistic director. Steele handles the business side. Kostelecky­ Roe directs fund raising. In preparation for the opening of MLKBallet, the quartet recently launched a campaign called "Sponsor the Dancer."

Each $50 donation will provide one child with instruction, a uniform, lessons, the chance to take parr in a public perform­ ance and more. Donations can be made to: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, c/o ML KBaUet, P.O. Box 1 9 95, Tacoma, WA, 9840 l . By Morgan Root '09

Savalli tackles the big picture in Spokane news hen Carla Savalli '86

wastes no time singling out communication professor Cliff Rowe as a major influence. " He stressed in tern­ ships," she said. "I had a differem interns hip each summer, and the last one landed me a fu ll-time reporting job at the Tacoma News Tri bune."

Over the years, Savalli worked at sev­ eral newspapers, ultimately re[LIming to her native Spokane, Wash., in 1 9 92. Starting at the copy desk at the Spokesm an-Review, Savalli " p este re d " her way into the night assistal1t city edi­ tor position, ulti mately rising to the number three slot on the editorial lad­ der this January. As senior editor for local news, Savalli jokes that she still doesn't have a job description. But her mandate is clear: tackle the "big picture issues" that face Spokane and the Inl a.lld Northwest. "My job is to make SLlre our values get into the paper each day," she said. "I loved my ti111e at PLU," SavaUi recalled. "It was global in its philosophy, and still small enough to give me the attention I needed. It says a lot about the ed Llcation I received that I never felt the need to go and get a higher degree." � H)' S/(,/'(' Hansen

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m ote Class R e p resentative positions available:

Association, the Clover Park E d u c ation

Peace Lutheran Church i n Tac o m a a n d

i n Bend, Ore. Their son, Jeff '87, a n d his

1 935, 1 937, 1 944, ; 946, 1960, 1 963, 1978, 1991.

Association, Tacoma Phi D e lta K a p p a,

L a k e r i d g e Lutheran Dhurch in S e attle.

wife, Lisbet (Nichols '89), live i n

House My People, Lakewood Tomorrow,

H e was preceded i n death by his wife,

Lakewood Commu nity 8enter

Emily, whom h e m a rried i n 1 958.

Association, ConeXion-Ministry to

S u rviving h i m a r e h i s d a u ghters, Ann

Portland with his wife, Elizabeth, a n d

M i litary People and several retirement

M arie, C h e ryl a n d Kristin a n d five grand­

their family.

organizations. H e was also a d m i n istra­

c h i l d ren.

1 938, 1 939, 1941. 1942, 1943, 1949, 1 950, 1951, 1 952, 1 954, 1 964, 1 965, 1 967, 1 972, 1 973, 1 999

1 936 Class Representative - Volly ( N orby] G ra n d e

1 940 Class Representative - Luella Toso J o hnson

1941 Ann Pyler d i e d J a n . 1 . S h e spent most o f h e r c a reer w o r k i n g, at a doctor's o H i c e i n Puyal l u p, Wash. A f o u n d i n g m e m b e r o f B eta S i g m a Phi i n Puyallup, she served a s its first president, held all oHices and c h a i re d all events d u ri n g her 60 years with t h e orga nization. She was a n active m e m b e r o f t h e Altrusa Club of Puya l l u p for 4 7 y e a r s , a n d i n itiated the c lub's " R e c y c l i n g Project," whi c h provided funds f o r c o m m unity s c h o l a rships. She also spearheaded the c l ub's highway c l e a n u p project on the Orting H i g hway. In 2003, s h e received the G ladys Brewster O utstanding Altrusan Award, a n honor traditionally given to a n u n s u n g h e r o . Ann was most r e c ently a White Hat m e m b e r of the Western Washington Fair S ch o l arship Foundation. Surviving her are her two brothers and their wives, her n i e c e s and n e p h ews and a large c o m m u ­ n i t y o f fri e nds.

L 945

tive m a n a g e r of the P uy a l l u p Trib e of a n d Puyal l u p C h a mbers o f C o m m e rce,

Class Representative - Leo Eliason a n d

Class Representative - Phyl lis I G r a h n )

the N a tive Ameri c a n Lutheran M i nistry,

D ixie ( L i k k e l ) Matthias

Pejsa

the N o r m a n n a M a l e Chorus a n d Christ Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Wash. In 2003, C a l received a n Outsta n d i n g A l u m n u s Award f r o m PLU. H e was also a m o n g 1 00 a l u m n i who were chosen to b e representative of all PLU alumni i n 1990. H e i s s u rvived b y his wife, Julie

IJohnson '521. s o n s Terry ( M el a n i el.

Craig ( D ebra) a n d Keith ( N i c o l e:); daugh­ ter Kristi (Craig); a n d six g r a n d c h i l d ren.

1951 Ivar Eines d i ed Oec. 23. IH e met h i s wife of 55 years, Donna (Hanson '52), i n Norwegian c l a ss at P L C . Aher g r a d u a ­ tion, h e s e r v e d i n the N a v y d u ri n g the K o r e a n War a n d c o n ti n u ed i n t h e Naval Reserve for the next 22 years, retiring with t h e rank of lieutenant c o m m a n d er i n 1973. H e worked i n t h e fin a n c i a l fi e l d h i s entire c a r e e r. H e was with Tex a c o l o r 1 8 years, s e rved as president o f Tel l u s Financial a n d retired at a g e 65 from Safeco Credit. f1is pride i n his Norwegian heritage was evidenced in his memb er­ ship i n the Sons of N o rway, the N o rwegi a n S e a m e n a n d War Veterans Ass o c iation and the N o rwegian Commercial C l u b . H e i s s u rvived by his wife, D on n a ; d a u g hter, Trina E i n e s

B i rkestol

N o r s e n and son, E r i c ; a n d g r a n d c h i ldren,

Class Represenl8tive - G e r a l d Li der

1 948

Andrew a n d Erika Norsen.

1952 Esther (Bolland) Raines d i e d J a n . 1 4. S h e m a rried h e r h i g h s c h o o l sweetheart,

1 956

horses, dogs a n d the outdoo rs, a n d was

H a u g e n a n d C l a r e n e (Osterli) J o h n s o n

passionate a b o u t his position as a n e l e ­

1 957

by his wife, Fre d a l i n e , a n d his c h i l d ren,

mentary s c h o o l prin c i p a l . H e i s s u rvived Class Representative - Marilyn IHehy) Katz

1 964

c a t i o n o f a building n a m e d f o r him at the

Kathy (Taylor) Edlund d i e d M a r c h 23

U niversity o f Washington i n Seattle. Th e

aher a l o n g battle with c a n c e r. S h e grew

b u i l d i n g is th e new ,home for the d epart­

u p next d o o r to PLC and spent many

ments o f g e nome s c i e n c e s and bioengi­

days on the c a m pu s before becoming a

n eering. President J i mmy Carter a n d B i l l

student. At PLU, s h e was involved in sev­

G a te s t o o k part i n t h e c eremony. William

eral o r g a nizations, i n c l u d i n g Choir o f the

was form e rly a director of t h e Carter

West. She went on to earn a Master of

Center i n Atlanta, a s well a s a director o f

Arts d e g r e e i n e d u cation and a t e a c h i n g

the f e d e r a l Centers for D i s e a s e Control

certilicate f r o m PLU a n d taught for 3 6

a n d Prevention. H e now i s a senior fel­

years in the Ta c o m a S c h ool District. S h e

low with the Gates Foundation, which

was greatly a d m i r e d a n d was a r o l e

contributed $50 m i l l i o n toward the build­

m o d e l lor m a n y . A h e r retirement, Kathy

i n g , a n d a n aHiliate professor i n the UW

ta u g h t part time a t PLU from 2000-2004.

S c h ool of Public H e a lth a n d C o m m u n ity

She was a c tive in a l u mni programs at

M e d i c i n e . William i s a member o f the

PLU, serving a s class representative

PLU Board of Regents Isee back cover).

from 1 995-2002. A m e m b e r of the Q e l u b

1 958

served a s its president i n 2003-2004. She

Board of D i r e c tors s i n c e 1 997, she Class Representative - D o n Cornell Lavern Weber was n a m e d C o m m u n ity L e g e n d f o r 2006 by the O r e g o n Coast Council for the Arts board o f directors.

h e r h u s b a n d of 36 years, Larry, a n d her

Hatfie l d M a ri n e S c i e n c e Center

Kimberly a n d M a tthew A woman of deep

1959

faith, she served a s president of

Class Representative - Todd Penson

1 969. Aher initially t e a c h i n g eleme nta ry school, he spent the rest of h i s profes­ sional c a re e r i n a d u lt e d ucation. H e established a d u l t learning programs a t McChord A i r Force Base, Fort Lewis Army Base and M c N e i l I s l a nd Penitentiary. In 1 964, he was instrumental i n establishing Clover Park C o m m u n ity College, which b e c a m e Fort Steilacoom

Women's Aglow in Southern N ew J e rsey j a i l min ister at the M a ri o n County Correctional F a c il i ty i n S a l e m , Ore. In 1 997, she received the M a ri o n C o unty D e p a rtment of Corrections Volunteer of the Year Award. She i s survived by Carl, h e r c h i l d re n a n d six g r a n d c hildren.

Lutheran C h u r c h i n P a rk l a n d s i n c e s h e

on April l . I n 200 1 , Lavern retired aher serving 24 years a s the director of the

1 950

cation from Arizona State U niversity i n

talents a n d gihs i n promoting PLU. She was also a n a c tive m e mber o f Trinity was five y e a r s o l d . Kathy i s survived by

raised four c h i l d re n : M e la n i e, Carlos,

from PLU i n 1 96 1 a n d a d o c torate i n edu­

received the Q C l u b Service Award in 2005 for giving g e n e rously o f her time,

H e was honored at a s p e c i a l banquet

Carl R a i n es, in 1 953 and together they

and spent over 10 years a s a volunteer

G erald, Paul, M i c h ael a n d R e n e e .

William Foege was honored at the d ed i ­

Class Representative - Norene (Skilbred)

a Master o f Arts d egree i n e d u cation

1963 Michael Healy d i e d Nov 23. He loved

Class Representative - G i n ny I G r a h n )

G ul h a u g e n

Calvin Watness d i e d J an. 1 9. H e earned

1 962

1 955

I nd i a ns, a n d b e l o n g e d to the Lakewood

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

1 947

Portland, Ore., where JeH practices

m e d i c i n e . S o n Michael '91 also lives i n

c h i l d ren, Jenna '96 a n d Philip '00.

1965 Merlin Thoreson d i e d Feb 1 5. He served i n the Air Force before working i n the P i e rc e County OHice o f Equal Opportun ity a n d then f o r the City of

1961

Ta c o m a . H e also golfed, worked i n his

Class R e p resentative - R o n Lerch

g a rd e n, traveled extensive ly, played the stoc k market and c o o k e d for his fami ly.

Gwen (Cydrus) Oaugs is a hospice nurse

Th o r was most proud of h i s fa mily, which

i n Ta coma. S h e c o m pleted the Parish

i n c l u d e s his wife of 63 years, Agnes

Nurse Program a t PLU last year a n d now

( " S q u e a k " ); his e i g h t d a ughters a n d o n e

serves a s a parish nurse at A g n u s D e i

son; 1 5 g r a n d c hildren; a n d six great­

Lutheran C h u r c h in G i g Harbor. H e r hus­

g r a n d c hildren.

1 953

band, Daryl '60, retired a s a Lutheran

Class R e p resentatives - N a o m i I R o e )

pastor aher n e a rly 35 years i n the min­

Nothstein a n d Carol l S c h u ler) Karwoski

1 9G6

istry. They rece ntly built their retirement

Class Represe ntative - Frank Johnson

home in Gig H a rb o r

1967

Community C o l l e g e a n d ultimately Pierce

1 954

College. C a l retired in 1 980, but continued

Gordon Coates d ie d Nov. 14. Aher gradu­

David B l u h m retired several y e a r s a g o

Paul Olsen has a new position a s a sen­

to be extremely active i n many c a p a c i ­

ation from PLC, h e received m aster's

a s a v i c e p r e s i d e n t of Jeld-Wen

i o r c o nsultant at Datatel, aher 30 years

ties. H e h e l d leadership positions i n t h e

d e g r e e s from Wartburg a n d C o n c o rd i a

Corporation i n Klam ath Falls, O r e . H e and

a s a c o l l e g e registrar H e travels the

Washington Continuing Edu cation

s e m i n a ries. H e served a s pastor at

his wife, J u dy, built their retirement home

United States a n d Canada helping col-

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1971

1 974

Class Representative - Joseph Hustad J r.

C l a ss Representative - Dave Johnson

systems. P a u l

David Christopherson won fi rst place in

hopes to see her PLU nursing friends at

a l s o continues

David Johnson has started a m a p of

his age group in a l l lour of the locations

members of the Class of 1 974 at

their 30th reunion this ye ar!

to direct the

that m a k e u p the Minnesota S k i n ny Ski

wwwJrappr. com/plu!974and e n c o u r­

c h u r c h choir at

R a c es, a cross-country event held in

ages members of the c l a s s to visit the

Linda (Harkness) Saarela, program coor­

O u r Savior's

J a nu a ry a n d February. That earned him

site, put a pin in their h o m e location. a n d

d i nator and business ma nagement and

Luther"n C h u rc h in Salem, Ore., and is

a free trip to Iceland to compete i n a n

marketing instructor, received the

the president of the East Salem Rotary

i n c l u d e their photo. C o n t a c t him a t lute­

international r a c e on April 9. In J a n u a ry,

Club.

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1 974 1istserv - it's confidential and spam-free!

College District on Nov. 5. A reception

Linda Ernst d i e d Feb. 3. She taught at

testants i n a 35-kilometer race, he a g a i n

Ann I B alerod) Stump was a national

address, "Together Everyone Achieves

Fawcen Elementary School in Ta coma

w o n f i r s t in h i s age g r o u p , a s h e has

nominee tor "Excellence in Clinical

More: outlining her belief th at "team" is

for 24 years. She served her c h u rc h and

d o n e many years. O n Feb. 1 2, in

Nursing" for Nu rseWeek magazine in

necessary i n business as well as life.

enjoyed playing the piano there a n d at

Wiscons in's Birkebein er, America's

O c tober. She is a tull-time registered

She lives in Puyallup, Wash.

lege administra­ tors correctly

ment n u rse at Swedish Hospital in

install their new

Seanle. Their two children, Milo a n d Morgan, anend college. Na ncy says she

Distinguished Faculty Award from Pierce and dinner were followed by Linda's

try race at Mora, M i n n ., with 2,000 con­

home. Her family remembers her a s a

largest ski race with 9,000 skiers, he also

nurse i n a Presbyterian Hospital intensive

very kind a n d generous woman. She is

placed first i n his age group in the 50-

c a re unit in Dallas. She and her h u s band,

Lorraine Mulholland has been an institu­

survived by her h u sb a n d, Robert; three

kilometer race. He has twi c e b e e n

Brian, live i n M c K i nney. Texas.

tional counselor a t Western State

sons, Mike ILuAnnl. Dan IValerie) and

national champion in h i s age g r o u p .

Steve IAnn); and eight g r a n d c hildren.

W h i l e at PLU, D a v i d was a m e m b e r o f

Larry Droll d i e d D e c . 1 8. After graduation

years. She .Iives in Steilacoom with her

the university's c h a m pionship ski tea m .

tram PLU, he received his ma ster's

1 968

Hospital in Steilacoom, Wash., for 25

degree from Eastern Washington

Class Rep resentative - M i c h a el M c Kean

Richard Ostenson d i e d D e c . 24. H e grew

U n iversity. He worked for the WaShington

&

h u sb a n d, Dan. who retired trom the Internal Revenue Service. They have five c h i l d ren, the oldest of whom, Danny '76, is also a PLU grad uate.

up i n the PLU c o m m u n i ty, where his

State S c hool tor the D e a t

Mike Deal is the new mayor of Puyal l u p,

father, Burton, taught There he met h i s

director ot personnel until h e retired in

Wash. He previously served as a

wife o f 3 4 years, Lynn Geschwind, a n d

2000. He loved to travel, fish. golt a n d

1977

Puya l l u p counc ilman for 16 years.

together t h e y anended medical s c h o o l a t

restore old c a rs. H e is survived by h i s

Class Representatives - Leigh Erie and

t h e University of Washington. D i c k was

wite of 35 years, N a d ine; h i s children.

Joan IN elson) Manich

the staff oncologist a n d then chief of

Dina, Anna and Emil; a n d his grandson

medicine at the American Lake VA

Kelton.

Carol (Greer) Moser was a p pointed b y

1975

Washington State Tra nsportation

1969 Class R e p resentative - Rose ILanes) Steiner

Medical Center in Lakewood, Wash., until he entered private practice in

Richard Holmes retired i n 1 999 a s a c a ptain i n t h e N a vy after 28 total a c tive and reserve years. Last Septemb er, he retired a s a cap­ tain from Delta Air Lines after a 35-year flying c a reer He lives in San Diego with his wife, Karen, and his d a u g hter, H aley, 10. H e i s enjoying his retirement, golfing with Haley, g a rd e n i n g a n d cooking. R i c h

on cology in Puyallup, Wash , in 1 990. He was also actively involved in hospital a d m i nistration a n d planning a n d c a n c e r research. H e worked f o r 10 years toward the building of the C a n c e r Center at Good Samaritan H ospital in Puyallup a n d w a s instrumental i n its development and completion. He i s remembered a s a man of deep faith and wisdom. H e loved boat­ ing, fis hing, traveling and the company of friends. He is s u rvived by Lynn; his chil­ dren, C a ri ISara Fox) and J a son; and g r a n d so n Efrem Fox-Ostenson.

1 973

and is a n active m e m b e r o f the S a n

Maxine (Wallender) Kilcrease will be the new chiet a d m i n i strator at Heartland Area Education Agen cy, effective July 1.

1 970

Gov. Chris Gregoire to serve on t h e C l a s s R e p resentative - Helen Pohlig

Commission. She had previously served

Kari (Isaacson) Schlachtenhaulen is th e

a s c h a i r of the Regional Transportation

on the Richland IWash.) City Council and new vice president of corporate affairs tor Ovations, United Health Group, in Minnetonka, Minn. Kari a n d her husband. H a rry, moved to Edina. Minn., in J uly 2005 after Harry retired tram the parish min­ istry. H e h a d served most recently at H op e Lutheran Chu rch in Dea rborn. M i c h . and recently t a u g h t a class in Christian ethics at Luther S e m i n a ry in Saint Paul, Minn. They live near their son Joel and his family, which i n c l u d es t o u r

also shows his c a rs at J ag u a r shows D i e g o J ag u a r Club.

B l i n d as

children, ages 2 . 5 , 6 a n d 8.

Planning Orga nization for the past six years.

Debra Bode died Feb. 1 1 . After PLU. she anended the Tacoma General Hospital S c ho o l

01 M e d i c a l

Technology. She later

worked as a licensed medical technolo­ gist for Group Hea lth in Olympia, Wash., until s h e moved to Corvallis, Ore., i n 2001 to work for The Corvallis Clinic. An accom plished d o l l ma ker, Debbie also enjoyed b e a c h es, books, movies. jazz and the piano. She also loved to travel and do volunteer work. She had a deep

1 976 Class Representative - Gary Powell

She will oversee 700 full-and part-time

faith, as well. She is survived by her son Marty and her d a u g hter Katie, as well as other family members and many friends.

Class Representatlve - Lois IWe h m a n n )

staff members who provide e d u c ational

LaCuran

services and programs for 1 26,000 stu­

John Hunter and Pamela S. Hanson Hunter '77 are now living i n Forks, Wash.,

dents a n d 12,000 educators throughout

where J o h n is te ach ing science at Forks

1979

central Iowa.

High School and P a m e l a i s the pastor a t

Class Representative - David and Teresa

Prince o f Peace Lutheran Church. Their

( H a u sken) Sharkey

b o t h t h e Atlantic and P a c i f i c theaters

Doug Robinson has been the district

elder child, Sarah Elizabeth, will graduate

a n d was present i n Tokyo Bay for the

court judge for Whitman County, Wash.,

Phi Beta Kappa from M u h l enberg College

signing of the peace treaty with J a p a n .

1980

since 200 1 .

i n A l l e n town, Penn .• this year. Their son,

Class Representative - Phil Wa ldner

design division o f G e o r g e G. S h a r p , I n c . ,

Stan Price w a s n a m e d t h e Snohomish

Naval Architec ts, and later with the Navy

County (Wash ) Artist 01 the Year, in

a n d a thespian like his father.

IHydrographic Office in Washington, D.C.,

recognition of his exemplary dedication to

Nancy (Pennington) Zaneski is in her

as a navigation specialist i n the maritime

his profession and leadership in arts edu­

30th year of nursing. S h e spent three

s e c u rity branch. He maintained a lifelong

cation. His exhi bit, "Turning Poi nt:' took

years on active duty i n the U . S . N a vy

interest in maritime a n d naval history. H e

place March 16 through April 20 at the

N u rse Corps and was honorably dis­

Class Representative - Dean a n d S u s a n

worked with the Do uglas Fir Plywood

Monte Cristo Hotel in Everen, Wash., and

c h arged as a lieutenant Prior to her c u r­

(Lee) Phillips

Association in marketing and special

featured more than 40 of his works. An

rent position as a certified school n u rse

promotions for many years before

Arts Council news release described the

i n the Mukilteo (Wash.) School District,

becoming a professor o f business man­

show as "a historical journey from hot

she worked for the Pierce Co unty Health

moted to full professor at Luther College

agement at Green River Commu nity

glass to cold and b a c k to warm Ifused)

District and Northwest Hospital. Nancy

in Decorah, Iowa.

College i n Auburn, Wash., a position he

glass. Stan's latest work combines

enjoys hiking a n d bicycling, a n d has rid­

t y sinc e 1 993, he is the a uthor, co-author,

William Dickson d i e d Dec. 8. D u ring WWI I, he served a s a N a vy lieutenant i n

After t h e war, he was w i t h t h e m a r i n e

N a than, is a j u n i o r at Forks High School

Phil Earfey is the new assistant footba l l c o a c h a t Syra cuse U n iversity i n Syracuse, N e w York.

1981

James Martin-Schramm has been pro­

A member of the f a c u l ­

held for 27 years. He is survived by his

nontraditional glass painting with fused

den in the Seanle-to-Portland bicycle

and editor of three books in the field at

wife of 52 years, H e len; his son, William

glass, invoking images at a 'turning

event three times with her son. Her h us ­

Christian ethics. His research has been

( R ebecca); a n d six g r a n d c h i l d ren.

point'"

b a n d, R o bert, is a n emergency depart-

supported b y grants tram the Pew

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31


Charitable Trusts,

State o f Iowa. Don retired from the Air

on March 23 and are waiting for the day

Community Church in Aurora, Colo. H e is

the Evangelical

Forc e and is now a M D - 1 1 pilot for FedEx.

they c a n l e g a l ly m a r ry i n Washington

also a founding member of The I n terfaith

Lutheran Church

Their d a u g hter, Emily, 21, graduated from

state. They launched a new Web site a n d

Group of Aurora, c h airperson of the

in America and

the University of N e braska in May. Th e i r

a l i n e o f products d e d i c ated to helping

Ecumenical M i n istries Board and modera­

the Luther

son, Kyle, 1 9, attends Western

the ones they love fight c a n c e r.

tor of the Metropolitan Denver Association

I nstitute in

Washington U n iversity i n B e ll i n g h a m .

Washington, D.C. During the Clinton administration, he served as a member of

Class Representative - Stacey ( K i ndred)

Class Representative - Dave O l s o n

H esterly

Erik Moen is a physical therapist at

Tony DeAlicante r e c e ntly c o m p l e t e d a

Carla Sava l l i is the senior editor for l o c a l

Wash. A member of several professional

Development. H e recently completed a six­

1 0-month tour in G u antanamo Bay, Cuba,

year term on the board of the ELCA's

n e w s at The Spokesman -Review i n

as the d e puty staff j ud g e advocate for

Division for Church in Society, serving the

Spokane. S h e w a s formerly t h e newspa­

the j o i nt task force that is i n charge o f

last two years as board chair.

p e r's city editor, responsible for its l o c a l

the detention a n d interrogation of the

d a i ly n e w s covera g e . She now has t h e

detainees. H e received the Defense

a d d e d responsibilities for l o c a l business

Meritorious Service Medal i n 2005.

a n d features reporters and editors.

Jeanne (Scheibe) Hillman is

United Methodist Church.

1983

the Population and Consumption Taskforce of the President's Council on Sustainable

of the Rocky Mountain Conference of the

1 986

Weyerhaeuser C o m p a ny's new v i c e pres­

Kirkland Physical Therapy i n Kirkland, organizations, including the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). USA Cycling and the National Strength a n d Conditioning Association, Erik i s a nationally recognized expert on bicycling b i o m e c h a n i cs, perform a n c e a n d i n j u ry i n tervention a n d prevention.

1 984

Kathy McConnell earned a Master of

Weyerh aeuser s i n c e 1 984.

Class R e p resentative - M a rk

Education degree in creative arts in learn­

C h ristofferson

1 990

ing at Lesley University in the spring of

Class R e p resentatives - S e a n Neely a n d

1982

1 985

2005. A first-grade tea c h e r in the Camas

Angela Vahsholtz-Andersen

ident, c o rporate controller and chief a c c ounting officer. S h e has b e e n a t

Class Represe ntative - Paul I: o l l a rd

(Wash ) School District, Kathy lives in

Class R e p resentatives - J a net (Olden)

Portland, Ore .• a n d continues to show her

Regge a n d Carolyn (Ploch arsky) Stelling

mixed m e d i a art i n l o c a l small events.

Alaska to l i v e in Iowa. K a r e n works with

Elise lindborg a n d her partner, Kelli

Karyn Ungebritsen) Gomez received her

the FBI and i s the victim s p e c i a l i st for the

Henderson, cele brated 15 years together

doctorate in e d u c ation, spe cializing in

Don a n d Karen (Pitt-Hart) Gale l e h

Curric u l u m and instruction, from Texas

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1987

1991 Scott Foss has a c c epted a position with the Bureau of Land M a n a gement in S a l t Lake City aher 1 4 years w i t h t h e N a t i o n a l Park Service. H e is the reg i o n a l paleon­ tologist for Utah, Nevada, Oregon a n d Washington. Tammy (TenEyck) Whitlock lives with her husband, C h u c k, a n d their five c h i l d ren

Class Representative - D a rren H a m by

on the farm where she grew u p i n S a ndy,

Jerry Larson has been elected to the

1 0, Cori, 9, B e c ca, 7, Zack, 5 a n d Autumn.

board of directors for the Western

3 . I n J a n u a ry she coached Cassie's and

Washington Fair Association. H e 's the

Co ri's team in the Oregon Lego League

Ore. She enjoys homeschooling Cassie,

president of Larson G l a ss Co. in Puyallup,

Robotics c o m petition. C h u c k i s a teacher

Wash.

a n d network a d m inistrator.

1988

1 992

Class R e p rese ntative - B re n d a Ray S c ott

C l a s s R e p resentative - D a rcy (Pattee) Andrews

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Timothy Schoenheit i s v i c e president of marketing at C a s c a d e Coil D ra p e ry in

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Greg Jones has been promoted from vice president and commercial loan offi c e r to senior v i c e president and credit a d minis­

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Meg (McNabb) Heppner and her hus­

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Karen Herzog M c C l i ntock Aug.

R e c e nt Graduate by the I liff S c hool of

1 4. 2004, i n Coos

Theology in D e nver. H e graduated from

Bay, Ore., at St.

Iliff with a Master o f Divinity d e g ree in

M o n i ca's

2002 a n d is pastor of Mountain View

Catholic C h u rc h .


Karen is an assistant district attorney i n

Esther Chon has been accepted into the

'01, Juli e's sister; bridesmaids Angela

the Coos Cou nty Courlhouse. Nathan is

University of Washington School of Public

'00, Benjamin Harris '98, and B re e Osgood '02. N u m e rous Choir of the West

Health and Community Medicine. In the

Jantz Gill '00, Lindsay Nelson Hanculak '02, a n d li ndsay Tozier '06, J u lie's cousin.

fall, she will begin work on a master's

Julie i s the resident director in PLU's

former PLU professor Richard Sparks.

Cindy B us l e r is the director of the

degree in health administration. She lives

Tingelstad Hall.

Patrick and Lynn are graduate te a c h i n g

Huntington Learning Center in Lakewood,

in Seanle, where she is an advanced regis·

Wash. She lives in Roy, Wash.

tered nurse practitioner in the Ha rborview

Kirsten Sundberg lunstrum has authored

i n FlagstaH.

also an attorney.

Medical Center emergency room.

Susan Swanson is a bookkeeper a t Wells

a l u m n i also sang in the choir, directed by

assistants at N O rlhern Arizona University her lirst book, "This Life She's Chosen," a collection of shOrl stories p u blished by

Oebra Koch was ordained into the min­

M e d i n a N u rsery i n Medina, Wash., and

1996

Chronicle Books i n 2005. She lives in

istry in the Evangelical Lutheran C h u r c h

the newsletter editor of the Bellevue

Class Representative - Mari ( H oseth)

South Bend, Ind" where she teaches

i n America on J a nuary 2 2 a t Trinity

English at Saint Ma ry's College and

Lutheran Church in Fresno, C a l i f .

Botanical Society. She lives i n Kirkl a n d , Wash.

Jane lin is a coaching assis­ tant for the Seattle Sea hawks, where she has worked for eight seasons. She was vvth the team at Super Bowl XL, the team's first trip to the national championship game in rts 30year history. In her job, Jane works closely wrth the coaches and is involved in various projects, such as materials used in play­ books and sideline game plans. When she is not consumed vvth football, she sings, plays tennis and takes dance cl asses.

1 9 93 Class Representative - Kristina ( K u rie) Dolan a n d J e n n ifer (Kreger) N i c k e l

Rusty Frisch is t h e new f o o t b a l l defen­ sive coordinator a t MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan.

Lysne and Jennifer (Riches) Stegeman

Corinne Kenney married Kevin H a rlley

1997 Class Rep resentatives - Andrew and Stephanie ( M e rie) To mlinson

Keith Dussell was promoted to su pervi­ sor in Airport Services Tec h n i c a l Publications at A l a s k a Airlines on Jan. 1 , after nearly two years with the c o m p a ny. With his PLU roommate, Tim Brennan, Keith also co-wrote a screenpl ay, "Sec rets of State," which placed in the top 10 out of over 1 ,200 submissions to the Creative Screenwriting M agazine's "Access, Acclaim, Achievement" con­ test. The logline and synopsis have now been sent to more than 300 agents, pro· ducers and studio executives. The script was written almost com pletely over the

1994

'00, Brandon Vrosh

I n Memoriam with the students. Her colleagues

1932 Eric Hauke on Jan. 28

remember her as one of the most like­ able people you would ever meet. She

1941 Ann Pyfer on Jan. 1

is survived by her husband, David and father, Robert Gibson.

1 950 Cal Watness on Jan. 19

Emest Kiesow died Feb. 2. He worked

1 95 1 Ivar Ei nes o n Dec. 23

for PW's Physical Plant In the 1 960s and 70s. He was a floor-covering spe­

Aron Johnson has left his job with the Pierce County Sheriff's D e parlment a n d is enrolled in t h e Graduate S c h o o l of Washington. He and his wife, Annel iese IGorne), live in Sammamish, Wash.

Class R e p resentative - S h a n non ( H e rlocker) Stewarl

University of Washington. In her new posi­

Antonio Aguirre and his parlner, James Ducker, had a commitment ceremony Dec. 8 in Cabo San Lucas , Mexico after five

Kurt Wallitner is the f a c i l ities m a n a g e r at

years of dating. Besides working in the real

Lighthouse C hristian School i n Gig

estate title indu stry, Antonio is building an online business in custom designed lapel Tacoma with their two greyhound dogs.

29, 2005, in Salt Lake City, Utah. They are the new orchestra li brarians with the Utah

Karl Lerum is

Symphony and Opera in Salt Lake City

Seattle Pacific University's new

Marla Brady became the newest member

head coach of

of the Kitsap Credit Union board i n May

men's and

2005. She is an executive at H arrison

women's tra c k

Med i c a l Center in Bremerlon, Wash.

a n d field. He ...

was a four-time

All-American from 1 995-98 a t PLU.

Class Representatives - Krista Sickerl­ Bush a n d Stephanie Page-Lester

1 999 Julie Johnston

Deborah Allen is a t e a c h e r-librarian for

married Marc u s

k i n d e rgarlen through eighth grade stu­

B u l o w von

dents at Pioneer School District nOrlh of

Oenn ewitz July

S h e lton, Wash. She is also a district rep­

23 at First

resentative to t h e board of the South

Presbyterian

Sound Reading Foundation.

Church in Corvallis, Ore. All

Amber (Workman) Curnow opened her

of Julie's attendants are PLU a l u mni:

own law firm i n Seattle on March 1 .

matron of honor Jenny Johnston S u llivan

member of Trinity lutheran Church in Parkland, Ernie selved on the church Committee, taught Sunday school for

1 963 Mike Healy on Nov. 23

20 years and managed Trinity lutheran

J 965 Merlin Thoreson on Feb. 1 5

woodworking, camping, reading and

Cemetety. He enjoyed gardening,

are his three children, Stephen,

1970 William Di ckso n on Dec. 8 J 97 1 Richard Ostenson o n Dec. 24

Suzanne ITom) Wicklin and Lowell, who is the chief engineer for KPLU on campus; and his granddaughter, Megan Wicklin. Dorothy Olson died Feb. 13. She

1 974 Larry Droll on D e c . 1 8

served as a Harstad housemother

1 977 Debra (Horst) Bode on Feb. 25

taff and

baseball. His wife of 62 years, Hazel, preceded him in death. Surviving him

1 967 linda Ernst on Feb. 3

pins. James is in the Air Force. They live in

1 995

cialist for Pacific Floor Covering, as

council and Property Management

ate athletics director for major gifts a t the

El izabeth Cusato married Clovis Lark July

(Schneider) Fisher '00 was her maid of honor. Brian '(12 and Jamie (Gabriel '99)

1954 Gordon Coates on Nov. 1 4

Jennifer (Smith) Cohen is the new associ·

Harbor, Wash.

ed Ma tthe w Phillips

parents' farm in Waitsburg, Wash. Nikki

Connecticut. Keith lives i n Kent, Wash.

1 998

tion, she will plan, implement and evaluate

Mont. PLU alumni in the wedding includ­

Oct. 9 in an outdoor ceremony on her

well as for PW, retiring in 1m. A

phone during 100 hours of conversation and collaboration between Seanle a n d

Catherine (Overland) H a u c k

the dep arlment's major gifts programs.

Patrick Ryan married lynn Rebecca Fransen '02 J u n e 1 1 , 2005, in S h el by,

1 95 2 Esther ( Bollan d) Raines o n J a n . 1 4 Nyer Urness o n April 7

ArC hitecture at the University of Class Representative - Dan Lysne and

I ndiana University.

Fa=lty

from 19fH to '71. She is the mother of Jon Olson '62, former PW admissions director and fonmer PW regent. Fran Budde died March 9. Joining PW

Mary Helen Thompson died on Feb.

in 1 992, she held a number of positions

24. She graduated from Oberlin

in the libraty. Her most recent position

College Conservatory of Music with a

was that of acquisitions and cata­

degree in piano and organ in 1940.

loging specialisl She retired in August

She married the Rev. Erling Thompson

2005 after 13 years of dedicated serv­

in 1943 and moved to Parkland in 1 954

ice to her deparlment and the univer­

when Erling received the call to Trinity

sity. Fran exhibited an amazing wealth

Lutheran Church. M a ry served as

of interests in everything from exten­

Trinity's organist and also taught

sive travel throughout the world, to

organ at PLU in the 1970s. She is sur­

yachting on Puget Sound, to profes­

vived by her daughter, Turi (Thompson

sional-level tennis through the Unitad

'74) Hoversten, son-in-law Mark, and

States Te nnis Association. She is sur­

grandchildren Knut and liv.

vived by her husband of 39 years,

Gloria levens died Feb. 2. She served

son-in-law, Sean McDade.

Ronald, and her daughter, Marie, and PW as head cashier in the business office since

2000.

Her warmth and

President E m eritus William O. Rieke

positive spirit reflected her love of

died April 22. Please see 'Here &

working at the university, especially

Now' on page

6.

ALUMNI CLASS NOTES > PlU SCENE SUMMER 2006

33


Farman were

assistant to Rabi Eder at C o n g regation

also there with

Kol Ami, the only Reform temple in West

their d a u ghter

H o llywood, Calif. Her h u sband, Matt '01,

B ry n n a . Cori

i s a graduate student at the Ameri c a n

tea c hes s c i e n c e

F i l m I nstitute.

at Centralia (Wash.) M i d dle S c hool a n d is finishing a master's degree i n of m o l e c u · lar biology f r o m Central Washington University. Kevin works a s a bla ster. They live i n Adna, Wash.

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P h otos a re w e l c o m e , b ut o n l y o n e p h oto will be used, and on

Year" for College Park Elementary S c hool i n Costa Mesa, Calif.

Keith Prangho!er competed with seven Forest M a rketing S u m m it i n Winston· Salem, N.C., Feb. 9·1 1 . The s u m m it i s a 36·hour marathon where the most bril· liant M BA and undergraduate minds

a s p a c e a v a i l a b l e basis. Notes will b e e d ited for c o ntent.

Trevi n Carlson

P h otos m u st b e p ri nts or h i g h q u a lity j p e g s , P l e a se, no

married Melinda

Deadline for the next issue of Scene is June

Class Representatives - Keith Pranghofer

o f h i s M B A c l a s smates in the Wake

Allison Loftis was named "Teac h e r of the

Elmore O ct. 1 5 i n

r e p r o d u cti o n s or c o p i es from oth er p u b l i c ations,

2001

work to solve one huge question con· cerning c u rrent, c utting·edge c h a l l e n g es f a c i n g a g l o b a l , in d u stry·leading s p o nsor.

Beaverton, O re.

20, 2006.

Scott Maynard

PLU alumni

m a rried Kellene

involved in the PLU CLASS YEARIS)

NAME ILAST, FIRST. MAIDEN)

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Leone on Dec. 10

wed d i n g were

at the Hilton in

Lei! '99 a n d

Vancouver,

E m i l y (Carlson '00) Lunoe, attendants; SPOUSE'S PlU CLASS YEARIS) IF APPUCABlF

SPOUSE

Wash. The wed·

Andrew Crouse '00, anenda nt; Adam '01

ding p a nty

Lord·Sundstrom a n d Sarah '00 Lord· IS THIS A NEW ADDRESS? YES 0 NO Cl

STREET ADDRESS

Sundstrom, c a n d l e lig hter; David '72 a n d Flavia (Flaherty '72) Carlson, Trevin's par· ents; Julie (Carlson '81) Knox and Carl

CITYsrATE

Knox, readers; and Mike Sc h litt '98 and

ZIP

Janel (Greenlaw '98) Schlitt, wedding

E·MAIlJW[BSITE POST ON THE ALUMNI E·MAll DIRECTORY

PHONE NUMBER

YES

cJ NO ,.J

planners. Trevin is a pilot for Clay Lacy Aviation in Seanle. Melinda i s a software s a les consu ltant at M i c rosoft in Bellevue, Wash.

Job Inlommtlon J O B TITlE

WORK AD DR ES S

David Warren was named Orange C o unty

CITY, STATE,

Prior to h i s return to central Florida, he

WORK

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M rri U" Ino eng

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III

(Fla ) P u b l i c S c h o o l s Te a c h e r of the Year. ZIP

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spent several years working or volun· teering with youth i n Mexico a n d Alaska. He a n d h i s wife, N i chole, live with their

i n c luded

M. Casey Maynard 'OJ. Alumni attendees i n c luded Katie (Pfister 'OJ) Maynard,

Chuck Woodard III '01, Steve Yahns '01, Jonathan Carlson '01, Jake Allen, Tyler

Shillito '01, Desirae ( Marvitz) Burkley '01,

Joe Burkley '04 a n d Chris Pitzer 'OJ. S cott is a systems a d m i n i strator for Christensen Shipyards, Ltd., and Kellene i s a retail sales order lead and traffic coordinator for N a utilus, 'Inc .. i n Vanc·ouver. They own a house in Ridgefield, Wash. Debra Millhollin was promoted to f i n a n · c i a l a s s i s t a n t w i t h the C i t y o f Camas

(Wash.) on J a n , I .

three c h i l d ren i n O rl a n d o , where David

Louise Winden

te a c h e s seventh grade a l g e bra at

nlS. please)

and Steinar

Nygaard '00 were

Lakeview Middle School.

married Sepl

2 0 00

SPDUSE'S NAME IFIRST. MIDOLE, MAIOEN. LAST)

Class Representative - Ashley O rr DATE/ PLAC£ or MARRIAGE

SPOUSE'S OCC UPATION

s o c i a l worker with the Department of S o c i a l a n d Health Services/Division of

CHILO'S NAME IFIRST, MIDDLE. LAST)

BIRTHDATE I�VO!YI G EN D E R MALE .J FEMALE !:J

SIBLINGS/AGES

Pronrollons/Aw Ids

> MAIL TO: O H i c e of A l u m n i & Parent Relations, PLU, Ta c o m a , WA 98447-0003; FAX: 253-535·8555; E·MAIL: aJumni@pJu. edu; Internet: www.pJuaJumni. org. Please l i mit to 1 00 words.

Veronica Nordqvisl, Susanne Nordqvis\'

Carina Lawrence married N i c h o l a s

Veronica Eriksson. Louise and Steinar live in

S c hoen April 9 , 2005, at S t . J a m e s

Oslo, N o rway, where Louise is an account·

Cathedral i n Seattfe. She is a student at

ant and Steinar is a proiect manager.

Hege Kim Kjoniksen and former student

G a ry Manuel Aveda Institute a n d N i c h o l a s i s a registered nurse.

torate i n Ameri c a n history at the U niversity of California, Los Angeles, in

PLU SCENE SUMMER 2006 > ALUMNI CLASS NOTES

2002 Class Representatives - N i c holas Gorne and Brian Riehs Dionne Tarter is representing O lympia

bought a house in Newberg, O re., in the

in the Mrs. Washington Pageant i n

spring of 2005 and are enjoying life b a c k

M o s e s Lake, Wash. i n J u n e . As a volun·

i n the Pacific N O l1hwest. Geoff is a f i n a n ·

teer at the South Sound Reading

c i a l a c c o untant for G . E . S e c u rity i n

Foun dation, s h e c h o se literacy a s her

Tualatin, O re.

platform for the local pageant. D i o n n e is the assistant controller for The O lympian

Camille (Mesmer) Vancil is the executive

34

'92,

Karolina Regius '93, Hans Christian Biome

She earned her m aster's degree in s o c i a l

J a n u a ry. She and her husband, Geoff '01, TiTlE OF POSITION/COM PANY/AWARD/ DATE ASSUMED

alumni in the wedding panty included Edvind Nygaard

work from Walla W a l l a College i n 200 1 .

Laura (Ritchie) Gifford finished her doc· NAME

Sweden. PLU

'99, Karl Phifip Lund '99, Even Ueland '99, Per Hemmingsson '01, Mattias Lantz '01, Daniel Deogun '00, Claes Eriksson '01,

C h i l d ren a n d Family Services in Ta coma.

Birth

church in

Julie Si a u ghter 'm arried Jesse M a c key on April 24, 2004, in Tacoma. S h e is a

3 at

Surahammar

newspa per.


2003

a n n o u n c e the

Class Re pr e s en tati ve - Elisabeth Pynn

birth of their

Himmelman

d a u g hter, Emma Faith, o n Oct. 25. B ro ther Evan, 3,

Justine Colombo married Mark

loves his baby

Hammond Aug.

sister. Joe i s a

29, 2004. Lutes in

research man­ ager at Micro

the wedding i n cluded Joe

E n c o d e r, I n c ., in Kirkland, Wash.

Michels '02, Kirstin Vorhes

P a rthenia is a stay-at-home mom.

Kathy (Ebel)

'02 a n d Siri Flesher '03. Justine is work­

ing o n her master's degree i n s o c i a l work

Perlot a nd her

a t Eastern Washington Univ e rsi ty's

hu sba nd, Mike,

Everett campus a n d is a case manager

a n n o u nce the

for Snohomish County Human Services.

arrival of Shay

Mark received his Master of Arts degree

Kristine. Shay

in policy stu dies from the Unive rsi ty of

was born on July

Washington in June 2005 and is a meas­

8, 2004, in HengF en g , China, and ado pted

urement and evaluations s p e c i a l ist a t the

on N ov. 8, 2005. She joins big brothers

UW School of Medicine. They live in

Justin, Taylor and Chris.

Everett with their fantastic dog, Ewok.

Amanda Kaler works in B razil with La Caravana Arcoiris par la Paz, a trave ling theater and environmental learning cen­ ter devoted to sustainable living and cir­ c us arts. La Carav a n a has signed a 1 2-

1988 Mark Mi ller and his wife, Chelle ( M i chelle), announce the birth o f Karsten Leonard on N ov. 4. He j oi ns B ryce, 1 2, and Marissa, 1 0. Mark is an IT d i rector at Weyerhaeuser in Federal Way, Wash.,

month c o ntract with Brazil'S Ministry of

after leaving the technOlogy-consulti n g

Culture to provide workshops and per­

firm, Interlink, w h i c h purchased h i s for­

forman ces for Brazil's underserved p o p u ­ lations i n r u r a l a n d u r b a n a r e a s . A m a n d a joined L a Caravana in M a rch.

me r firm, Equari u s .

1 989 Amy (Lindliel)

Reid Wiggins works at Eastside

Marko and her

Commercial Bank in Bellevue Wash.,

husband, G a ry,

as a senior credit analyst.

welcomed Megan Inez on

20 -4 Class Representative - Tammy Lynn Schaps

April 1 4, 2005.

NPR News

She joins twin

Including KPLU ' s

stay-at-h om e mother in Kent, Wash.

Class Re pre s en tative - M i c h e a l S tee le

Beth

Erin VanStone is a family c o m m u n i cation

and her hus­

Clark Fork, I d a h o .

band, Eric

Phil l i ps 'R7, we l­

Arnel Blancas is t h e new executive

comed Katrina

d i rec t or of the Grays H a rbor (Wash.) Col lege Foundation, a n o n - p rofit organi­ zation that raises money and administers sc hola r shi p s directed to Grays H a rbor Cou nty. H e i s also t h e re s o u rc e develop­ ment director for G H C .

Corrine P h i l l i p s o n Sept. 2 0 , 2004. S h e j oi n s A n n i k a

Margaret Phillips, 4. B eth i s a res e a rc h assistant professor i n pharmaceutical sciences at WaShington State University. Eric is a chemist f o r an environmental

Svea Erickson i s attending the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, O re.

testing company in Mos cow, I d a ho . They

live in Pullman, Wash.

Kristin

Chairman of the Washington College

(Baldwin) Maland '93

Republican Fed er atio n . H e also works i n Seattle a t D i s c o very Institute, a think

a n n o unce the

tank that is the leading proponent of

2006

Class Representative - Jenna Steffens o n

utu re Lutes 1 986 Joe Tobiason and his wife, Parthenia,

and All that Jazz

Midday Jazz weekdays from 9

-

3

Hear KPLU ' s Worl d-Class Jazz 24 hours a day on HD Rad io and at

.Jazz24.org

www

School 01 Jazz-Volume 2 CD

ava i la ble now - more I n fo at www

.kplu.org

birth of Ian

States, a s

assistant t o i t s president.

•••

KPLU

Michael and

Patrick Bell is serving a s West Vice

U n i t ed

weekdays from 4 to 9

Vorderstrasse

s p e c i alist a t Elk Mountain Academy in

intelligent design in the

Morning Edition

sisters Madison and M o rgan, 5. Amy is a

2005

Michael on Nov. 3. He joins h i s sister Lauren, 7.

1 990 Marsh Cochran and h i s wile,

Elizabeth, wel­ comed S ea n S utherl a nd

o n Mav 1 1 ,

• �. ••

.

.

mu ·

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Celebrating 40 Years of serving the community

2004.

ALUMNI CLASS NOTES > PLU SCENE SUMMER 2006

35


Jan (Hokenstad)

Trina (Durham)

24. K ev i n

Stemple a nd her

Peters and her

teacher and

Beth (Salzman)

husband, Ed,

husband, Perry,

coach at

Lipton

welcomed

announce the

Decatur High

a n n o u n c e the

Manhew J o si a h

birth of Ryan

birth of Elyse

on May 5 , 2005.

Andrew o n April

He joins brother

2 1 , 2005. H e

School in Federal Way, Wash. Monique

is a

Jeremie and

Marie on Sept. 20. She joins Ian

Luke, 4. Jan and Ed write that the boys

j O i n s Kelson, 3. Trina is a stay-at-home

IS

coulo become fourth-generation Lutes l

m o m a n d P e rry i s a sales representative

Group in Ta c o m a . They live in Edgewood,

where J eremie i s with the Air Force's

They live in Redmond, Wash.

at N u -Ray Metals i n Aubu rn, Wash.

Wash.

J udge Advocate General's Corps. Beth is

1993

1 .996

Pierre and

a m a n a g e r at Russell Investment

Patrick, 2. They live in Wi c hita , Kan.,

a veterinarian and is pursuing a m a ster's degree in p u b l i c health from the

JoAnn (Warren

Kristin (Koss) Flandreau and her hus­

Shawna (Rowe)

'89) Kirby wel­

band, Kevin, a n n o u n c e the birth of their

Haas and her

U n iversity of Washington.

comed lily Olivia

daug hter Sydney on Oct. 1 1 . S h e j o i n s

h u s band, Mike,

Karen (Rod)

on J u ly 20, 2005.

M e g a n, 3. Kristin i s a g r o u p m a n a g e r at

welcomed Aidan

Hanseth and her

She joins J a c k

M i c rosoft. They live in Bellevue, Wash.

Alan on J une 23,

husband, S c an,

2005. They live

a n n o u n c e the

Patrick, 9 , a n d

Max Denton, 5 . Pierre is a n e w elemen­

Heidi (Worthen)

tary school v i c e p r i n c i p a l i n the Lodi

Gamble and her

Base 1 n Oki nawa, J a p a n , where Shawna

( C alif ) Unified School District, splining

h u s b a nd, Jason,

is a m usic teacher with the D e p a rtment

2 1 . Karen is a first grade tea c h e r in the

his time between Needham Elementary

a n n o u n c e the

o f Defense Dependents S c hools.

Stanwood (Wash.) S c hool District. They

and Borchardt Elementary. He earned his

b i rt h of

a d m i nistrator's credential and a Master

Madeleine

of Education degree from U niversity of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., in 2005. JoAnn works part time as a copy editor at The Record, a Stockton newspaper,

Annene on Nov.

birth o f Cra i g

o n Kadena Air

S c an on D e c .

live i n Mount Vernon, Wash. Cari (Tvedten) Williams and her hus· band. Brian, announce the birth of

1998

18. She l oi n s Hannah, 4. Heidi and Jason

Alexander J ames on March 30. He joins

are Presbyterian ministers serving in Los Angeles.

sister Kelsey, 4. They live in Snoqualmie,

Shannon (Reed

Was h .

'95) Boldt a nnoun c e the birth of son Keegan on June

Brian and

and serves on the board of Tiger Aquatics, a year-round youth c o mpetitive

Kelly

Laura Kolosseus

swim team at U O P.

Hoeckelberg­

Schultz and h er

Young and

h u s b a nd, Jason,

Loren a n d Jennie (Acker '91) Camp

1 2, 2005. He

Jeffrey Young

a n nounce the

a n n o u n c e the birth of J osie Jean on O c t.

j oins Cassia, 3.

a n n o u n c e the

birth of Camille

1 0. She joins Miles Payton, 5, Piper Elise,

birth of Keiya

Beth o n D e c . 2.

3, a nd Manie J o, 2. Loren is a financial

Brian anends m e d i c a l school. He has

Hoec kelberg­

She j o i n s sister

finished two years and will start his

They are living in Kansas City, Mo. while

adviser at G oodwin Financial Services in

Young on O c tober 3 . She j o i n s brother

Sierra, 2. Laura i s a donor relations m a n ­

Fort Collins, Colo. They live in Planeville,

clinical rotations in August after tak i n g

Braden, 3.

a g er at the Fra n c i s c a n F o u n d a t i o n a n d

t h e b o a r d examination. S h a n n o n is

Colo.

1994

1 99 1

Wendy (Kirkpatrick) Doman and her

Greg and Janet

,. -

r

(Huss '95) Nelson

k

J a s o n is t h e director of youth ministries

keeping very busy at home with the

at E d m o n d s United Methodist C h u rc h .

c h i l dren.

They l i v e i n Lynnwood, Wash. Bethany

1 997

Wolbrecht-Dunn

a n n o u n c e the

Destry a n d

and her hus­

birth of their

Janet (Broyles)

band, Rob, wei·

son, And rew

Johnson

corned their

M i c h ael, on J a n .

a n no u n c e the

d a u ghter Ca meron

a n nounce the

: �I.

birth of La c i

6. G r e g i s a financial planner with

birth of Julie

McKenna on

Shelgren Financial Group and Janet is a special education teacher in the Clover

Rae on Nov. 24,

husband, Patr.ick,

S e pt. 7. She joins big sister Bailee, 7, and big brother, Riley, 4. Wendy is a stay-at-home mother and

Park School District. They live in University Place, Wash.

a n independent representative for

Thanksgiving Day. Destry i s an engineer at Boeing and Janet is a registered nurse at Good

Samaritan Hospital in Puy a l l up, Wash.

Elizabeth on M a y 20, 2005. S h e joins brother Grayson

Thomas, 2. C a meron's g o d p a rents are

Katherine (Graff '00) and Nate '00 Wolfe.

Bethany continues to work in the finance department for the city of Shoreline,

Sensa ria Natural Bodycare products,

Anjanene

based in Shelton, Wash.

(Knapp) Steer

Stacey

and her hus­

(Broderson)

Wash., where her department director, Debbie Tarry '84, is also a PLU alumna.

1 992

band, Z a c k, wel­

Zuber and her

Jennifer Hallman and her husband, D erek

comed their son,

h u s b a nd, Brian,

Luhn, welcomed their second child, Ella

C layton Elias, on

wel c omed their

Michelle H a l l m a n Luhn, on March 7, 2005.

M a rc h 14, 2005.

first c hild,

announce the birth of their third child,

J o rdan

Annora Rose Mary, on April 1 4, 2005. She

She joins big sister Sarah, 4. Jennifer

He joins G l e n n , 3. They own the Sheep

cares for the girls at home and keeps very

M o untain Lodge in Palmer, Alaska.

J o n athon, on M a r c h 25, 2005. Stacey is a

joins Abigail, 5, and Nathaniel "Eddie"

stay-at-home m o m a n d Brian is the chief

J r., 3. Nathe is a project manager in

Leona (Nugen)

operating officer for the Silver C loud I n n s

Tacoma, while Alicia is a part-time

Wood and her

and Hotels. T h e y live in Kirkland, Wash.

editor at The News Tribune and does

busy with all their a c tivities. Derek is the director of testing for M i c rosoft's Media

--

Center operating system.

Iii; \. .

Stephen

.

announce the

birth of Be njamin Scon on Jan. 21 at Overtake

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Kilbreath and his wife, Amy,

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'IJlA �,

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•-

welcomed twins

Amy (Rowley)

Cole and M a c y

Roth a n d her

on March 3 , 2005. Leona is

an executive producer at KTVK-3TV in Phoenix, Ariz.

grandmother is

announce the birth of twins, Alessandra

36

Monique Pecchia '92

Lee and Andrew James Olson on Aug.

PLU SCENE SUMMER 2006 > CLASS NOTES

• , ·I, � . J;, � · "· ..

Kevin Olson and

Kilbreath.

other freelance work. They live in

husband, Brad,

Hospital in Bellevue, Wash_ Benjamin's

Janice (Haavik '65)

Nathe and Alicia (Manley) lawver

.

husband, J ason, welcomed G avin

North Ta c o m a .

1 999

......

Sam and Hilary

'00)

Robert o n Oct.

( Petersen

1 5, 2004. Amy

Lester

is a stay-at­

a n nounce the

home mom and Jason is a cardiology

fellow in th e Army. They live in San Antonio, Texas.

birth of d a u g h ­ ter S e r e n a on

Nov. 28.


Lesley (Hampton) Roddick and her

Rose, on D e c .

6.

2000 Sarah ( Karst) Couder a n d h e r

c a re unit a t C h i l d ren's Hospital Oakland, Calif. They live i n B e rkeley.

Diana (Swanson) Baker and h e r husband, Jack,

husband, Eddy,

h u s b a nd, Steve,

a n n o u n c e the

a n n o u n c e the

Krista (Marshall) Dearey announces the

b i rth of their first

binh of their son

binh of daughter Ellianna on Se pt. 26.

child, Betsy

Landon Quinn

She joins Josiah,

on Aug.

live in Dover, Fla.

Previously an interna­

tion�1 account manager f o r brokerage

joins sister Kaylee Shaye,

firm Anderson Chamberlin I n c ., Lesley is

Pan O r c h a rd, Wash.

4.

17.

He

Corporate in Issaquah, Wa sh. They live

3, and

announce the

Issac, 1 . They

b i nh of Christopher

They live in

J a c kson on Oct.

•••r--........ . . .. Chris '91 and

c a ring f o r Betsy at home. Eddy works in the e - c o m m e rc e division a t Costco

2002

tered nurse i n the pediatric intensive

�-� --

25. They live in Milton, Wash.

Kristin (Faubion '01) Coovert

2001

in Sammamish, Wa s h.

Erik a n d Tauni (Sperb)

an nounce the

Shane a n d

Samuelson

c h i ld, Rylan Alan

Aaron and Erika (Perkins)

a n n o u n c e the

on Sept. 1 0 .

Swenson

G r a c e on Aug.

13.

the b i n h of t h e i r d a u g h te r

They live in

binh of Emma

a n n o u n c e the

Dayna (IHesse) Hall a n n o u n c e

binh of their first

Danelle Janae

Firc rest, Wash.

on O c t . 5. S h a n e

Erik complet­

is a software engineer at XKL in

birth of Aid a n

ed hiS Master of Divi nity d e g ree i n May

Camilla (Fjeldstad) Miller and her h u s ­

Redmond, Wash. After more than two

Carter on March

2005 a n d is now completing a Master of

band, D a ryl, announce t h e binh of

years working a s a research t e c h n i c i a n

9 in Dover, Del.,

Ans degree

Aud rey Kristin on Oct. 1 1 . She joins

at Fred H u t c h i n s o n C a n c e r Research

where Aaron is

Lutheran Th eological S e m i n a ry in

Adriana, 2. Camilla is a P a m p e red Chef

Center, Dayna i s now a stay-at-home

Berkel ey, Calif. Ta uni works as a regis-

consultant. They live i n Tumwater, Wash.

mother. They live in Kirkland, Wash.

stationed with the Air Force.

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continued from back cover

e The second slum had been assisted in the past

A B O U T

T H E

A U T H O R

William H. Foege

five months by SEWA, the SelfEmployed Women's Association

peaking earlier this year at the

started by ];"fa Bhatt

dedication of The \Villiam H.

and now managed b), Miari Chatterjee. They have their own bank

cal le d B i l l Foege one of the

with 250,000 women

h is l i fe, other ti1:tn his father, "who have shaped who I am." Also speak i n g a t t h e dedication, Bill

new women a month.

Foege with p roviding early guidance

In the past women

health team at the B i l l and Melinda

amounts ofcash as rats would eat it or hus­ bands wOldd steal it. The bank ailoilis them a place to Pllt the

had to queue up early in the morn ing at a sta nd pipe some distance from the slum. The !lIater would run from 6 a. m. to 8 a. m. Those in line at 8 a. m. were out ofluckfor an other da.? The slum dwellers said the problems tended to cascade. If children did the task they could not get to school. If the mother went she missed the best time to buy vegetables that she would later sell in her commu niI)'. No one suggested that the hus­ band might stand in line. The lack of toilets meant that women were forced to go to neighboring areas before dawn or after dark to go to the bathroom in a vacant lot, along the road, or on the rail­ road track. A case of diarrhea was a·n almost

money knowing it is safe. The boanl ofthe bank is made up of women elected by others in their category. The categories include rag pickers who scour the dumps each da)', incense stick. makers, flo wer or vegetable lJen ­ dors, etc. We met with the board fo r lunch and 1 asked the naive question of whether

they would consider lending money to a

man? They translated their long ,md vigor­ ous discussion into

single sentence. "Arlen

hal/e too many temptations and can 't be trusted with money. " We were met at the second slum by

,1/1

even

larger and more elabo rate greeting pa/'ty T7Jis second slum had been similar to the first 01le onlyfive months ago and the transition was remarl?able. Each hOltS!' hcr.c/ running watel; a flush toilet and electl1city .. the entire commu­

Gates c redited

fo r the development of the global Gates Foundation. Foege is an epidemi ologist who is wide­ ly recognized

as

a leader i n the success­

fu l cam pa.ign to eradicate smallpox i n the 1 9 705.

H e graduated from PLU i n

1 9 5 7 a n d received an honorary degree

i n 2000.

He is clll'renriy a me mber PLU Board of Regents. He spoke at PLU's COl11l11encemem in May. of the

H e h:ts championed man)' issues, b u t

child s urv ival and developme nt, i njury p reve nr i ve medicine and public health leaders h i p are o f special i nterest, particularly in

p revention, popubtion,

the developing world. Foege i s a stro ng proponent

o f disease eradication and

control and has taken an active role in

the eradication of G ui nea worm dis­ ease, polio and me as les and the e l i m i ­ nation of river blindness. B y writing and lecruring extensively, he h a s

suc­ ceeded i n broad e n i n g public awareness

niI)' was involved and it changed ellelything.

of these issues and b ri nging them co

Spiro Agnew /lias w1'Ong. 1f)'01l hal/e seen

tional health policies.

impossible situatio n for the women and greatly feared. It made dignil)' impomble.

men in

vide loans to a tholtsa·;�d

could notfind a secure

The slum had no r'unning water so people

[WO

depositors, and they pro­

place to hide their small

un willing to spend ellen one night in that life.

Foege B u i lding at the U n iversity of Wash ing con, President J i m my Caner

one slum you h'll'en 't seen them ail. In the midst of very diffiettlt living condi­

This slilm commlmity //las experiencing a

tions, what possesses people to show such hos­

miracle. Agdin we sat ill a· crowded mo m.

pitality ? We toured their quarters and then

The chief enginecrfor the pl'o;ect stood be,l 11l­

crowded into a room in the home of a

ing as olle II/oman explained that she had

the forefro nt of domestic and in terna­

Foege was direccor o f the Cente rs for Disease C o ntrol and Prevention. He was executive d i rector of the Task Force fo r C h i ld Survival and

se rved as the

woman who was the primary health care

litJed in

gil/afar the commu niI)'. We heard about the

etlcl)' day she had gone to find /lJatel� This

He remains active ar

difficulties of living and at the same time

was thefirst nOlHUin} day in 20_vears that

as Emeritus Presiden tial Distingu i s h e d

lallghter and good humor permeated our

water had come tofind hel"

can versation. How do they maintain such a sense orjoy ?

38

PLU SCENE SUMMER 2006 > PERSP ECTIVE

the community Fir 20)'ears and

executive d i rector of the Carrel' Center.

Emory U niversity

Professor of International Health and as a senior fel low at the

Keep a jou rn;ll ! �

B ill and

M e l i n d a Gates Fou ndati o n .


continued

from ;nsidc front COtler

July 1 3. 7 p .m.

August 10. 5 p.m.

September 1 4. 5 p.m.

J azz U n d e r t h e Stars

K P LU Art of J a zz

KPLU Art of J azz

Di'na B l a d e

Tom Varner Trio

C a ro l yn Graye's "Denise Levertov Proje ct"

M 6 R A m p h ith eater

Seattle Asian Art M u s e u m

Se attle Asian Art M u s e u m

July 1 9. 1 1 :30 a.m.

August 1 0. 7 p.m.

September 1 5. 4 p.m.

R a s pb erry Fruit Festival

J azz Under the Stars

N S C I Division Summer 2006 Undergrad uate

Steel drum band

Jazz S e n ators

Rese a r c h Program Poster

The I s l a n d ers

M B R Amp hitheater

& Presentation Session

August 16. 1 1 :30 a.m.

a n d Rieke S c i e n c e Center Foyer

Red S q u a re

Rieke S c i e n c e Center Lera as Lecture Hall Blueb erry Fruit Festival

July 20. 7 p.m. J a zz U n d e r the Stars

A c a p p e l l a g ro u p The Coats

Bill Rams ay B i g B a n d

Red Sq uare

M B R Amp hitheater

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August 1 7. 7 p.m.

S p o n s ored by K P LU

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July 27. 7 p.m.

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Eric Verl m d e Trio M B R Amphitheater

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It's a b o ut ti m e

W i l l i a m Foege '57 be lieves keeping a j o u r n a l i s o n e of the most important ways we can record

our

everyday events, feel i n g s a n d impressions.

By William H. Foege '57 t is a recurrent theme at reu n ions.

one of the great helps in keeping past

Peo ple ask, "Where d id the time

events straight, recall i n g places visited,

notes re i n fo rced the val ue of kee p i ng a

go?" As Malcolm forbes o n ce

the exact words o f wisdom uttered by

jou rnal. I will share some parts.

observed, " U nless you are serving it

c h i l d re n and grandchild ren and espe­

there is never enough time." Time

cially the emotions of a sight, eve n t or

management cou rses teach the obvi­

d iscussion. I keep a daily j o u rnal of

o us. We can ' t manage time. \Ve can

events but on occasion I write the

o n ly manage o u r use o f time. Two

equ ivalent of an essay. I did that recent­

t h ings I have noticed over the decades

ly when a friend was arrested for steal­

abom my use o f time: F i rst, the days d i sap pear anyway b u t

ing and I wrote an essay

to

re mind

myself to avoi d cynicism . . . to trust peo­

they seem t o disap pear faster fo r lack

p le u nt i l they d isappoint ra ther than to

o f a plan. There is somet h i ng satisfying

m istrust everyone until they are worthy

about p lan n i ng efficient use of the day.

o f frie.nds h i p . That caused me to look

Second, m uc h of the day d isappears

at past j ou rnal e n tries and I realized I

fo rever un less you keep a j o u rnal. I t is

had a l ready lost some fee l ings of a visit

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