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contents Saint Vincent College quarterly Fall 2009 Volume 7, Issue 3

Archabbot and Chancellor Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B.


feature The Richness of Diversity Succeeding in a world that is increasingly diverse provides great challenges for students.

President H. James Towey

The quarterly managing editor David Safin Director of Multimedia and Marketing layout/design Apollo Design Group Inc. George Fetkovich Art Director contributing writers Jim Berger Julia Cavallo Dr. Paul Follansbee Kim Metzgar Donald A. Orlando Aliesha Pocratsky Theresa Schwab

13 Joe Reilly

Alumni News Coordinator Mary Ann Dunlap Secretary, Office of Alumni Relations photographs courtesy of Multimedia and Marketing Public Relations Office Sports Information Office Office of Alumni Relations Archabbey Public Relations Office Fineline Multimedia Rebecca Polaski Colleen Reilly

16 Great Minds Think Alike


Saint Vincent College subscribes to a policy of equal opportunity and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status or disability in any of its programs, admission or employment decisions.


Fourteen high school valedictorians choose Saint Vincent.

24 A Conversation with Herb Boyer

Saint Vincent Quarterly (United States Postal Service Publication Number USPS 5144-8000) is published by Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania for alumni, parents and friends. Third class postage paid at Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Postmaster: Send address changes to the Alumni Office, Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650-2690.

The College remembers an architect of the Summer Theatre.

School namesake visits campus with his family.

27 Engineering Challenges Dr. Paul Follansbee highlights new study

outlining the future of engineering.

34 Steelers Return to Launch Another Super Bowl Quest

A pictorial recap of training camp.

41 Alumni News


47 Honor Roll of Donors

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Fall 2009  

Embracing Diversity

Fall 2009  

Embracing Diversity