Victor Gillespie ’40 was inducted into the Southwestern
College Athletic Hall of Fame in December of 2002. Victor passed
away in 1999.
LaJeune (Dieterich) ’41 and the Rev. Dr. Dale Williams celebrated
their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11, 2002 at the Wesley
Village in Indianola, Iowa. LaJeune and Dale retired in 1999 after
serving 40 years in the active ministry.
Dan and Mary Ruth (McNeil) Boles ’42 ’42 celebrated
their 60th wedding anniversary with a family party in the Phoenix
area. Dan and Mary Ruth met on campus while students at Southwestern
Robert Owen ’44 was married Dec. 27, 2002 to Mary Ellen
Chamberlain at the First Parish Church of Groton.
John Swafford ’49 was inducted into the
Southwestern College Athletic Hall of Fame in December 2002. John
passed away in 1994.
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Bruce DeHaven ’70 was hired as special teams coach for the
Dallas Cowboys. DeHaven has spent the last three seasons doing
the same job for the San Francisco 49ers.
Richard Jespers ’70 retired from teaching in May 2002, after
27 years of service to the Lubbock (Texas) Independent School District.
When asked what’s he’s doing now he says, “Whatever
I wish! Actually, I’m so busy with my own life, (writing,
piano, hobbies, family), I don’t know how I ever found time
to work sixty hours a week!”
Janet (Blackford) Metzger ’71 was selected Teacher of the
Year for the Ankeny, Iowa, school district. Janet’s husband
Carl ’71 is city manager of Ankeny.
Sue (Kraus) Ferree ’73 has had two photographs published
in the newly-released book Forever Kansas! Sue and her husband,
Richard, live in McPherson, where she does freelance photography
work. The Ferrees’ eldest son is a Marshall scholar studying
John Hartzel ’73 has been awarded the Editor’s Choice
Award from the International Library of Poetry. His poem will be
published in the upcoming book Mythology of the Heart.
David A Miller ’76 was recently promoted to program supervisor
of the dual diagnosis treatment program at the St. Louis Psychiatric
Rehabilitation Center in St. Louis, Mo.
William and Sue Jean (Johnson) Brooks ’78 celebrated 50
years of married Nov. 2, 2002. Bill and Sue Jean have five children:
Barry ’76, Leslie, Terryl, Randy ’79 and Virgil, 15
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Sue Jean retired from
WSH&TC after 37½ years in 1998.
LaMar Burks ’79 is an instructor in art and physical education
at the Franklin Youth Academy. He serves as assistant football
coach at the Tulsa School for Science and Technology.
Harold Hull ’79 started a new business in October 2002,
Hull Machine Tools, Inc. He has sold metal cutting and forming
machinery for the past 10 years. Harold’s company sells new
and used machine tool and accessories in Oklahoma, Kansas, and
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Brian D. Anderson ’81, CSA with Sovereign Financial in Denton,
Texas, completed a comprehensive course on priority senior issues
in November 2002. This course is conducted by the Society of Certified
Senior Advisors, a national organization that has trained more
than 8,000 professionals in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Kenny Mossman ’81 has been promoted to assistant athletics
director/media relations at the University of Oklahoma. Mossman
directs all of the department’s publicity efforts and has
primary responsibility with the Sooner football program. In his
first year, he led promotional efforts for Roy Williams, winner
of the Jim Thorpe and Bronko Nagurski Awards, and Rocky Calmus,
winner of the Butkus Award. It marked the first time that players
from the same university won those awards in the same season. Kenny
and his wife, Matilda, have two sons, Scott (15) and Matt (11).333bbb
Tom Neely ’81 graduated May 18, 2002, with a master’s
degree in computer science/information systems from Marist College
in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. That same day in May, Tom’s wife, Pam
graduated with a Ph.D. in information science from State University
of New York—Albany. Tom will be teaching system analysis
and design as an adjunct faculty member at Rochester Institute
of Technology (RIT) This new position required a move for the Neely
family, which includes 14-year-old twins Linda and William.
Mike Kirkland ’82 has been named Southwestern’s athletic
director. Mike has served as the college’s sport information
director and women’s track and field coach since 1992. His
July 1, 2003.
Gail (Stanford) Palmer ’82 recently opened Palmer Interiors
in Winfield at 118 E. 9th along with her husband, Ron.
Doug Pfalzgraf ’82 of Pfalzgraf and Dierking Title Co.,
LLC, was presented the Business of the Year award by the Wellington
Chamber of Commerce.
Kay (Kingdon) Howie ’83 is teaching second grade at Windom
Elementary School in Little River KS. Kay and her husband, Fred,
have two children. Adrian attends Bethel College and Nicole attends
Elizabeth Ann (Betsy) Harden ’84 and Donald Lynn Barry were
married Sept. 28, 2002, at Club Bella Vita in Houston. Don is the
infrastructure manager for Kirby Corporation in Houston. Betsy
is employed by The Doll Hospital in Old Town Spring, where she
specializes in antique doll restoration and preservation.
Ed Kingsley ’84 is the head girls basketball coach, golf
coach, and cross country coach at Sedgwick (Kan.) High School.
Quentin Faust (Don Allgood) ’85 and Deb
Faust (Deb King) ’86 celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary Nov. 1, 2002. They reside
in Dallas with their 11-year-old daughter, Julia. Deb temporarily
located to Wichita where she appeared at the Mosley Street Melodrama
beginning in early February 2003. Quentin keeps busy as a corporate
attorney in the Dallas office of Arter & Hadden LLP. He had
articles featured on the covers of two national securities law
periodicals in November, and at the invitation of Jeff
spoke at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Business
Administration. Jeff is department chair at the college. He also
was quoted in a recent CFO magazine article.
Monty Lewis ’86 was inducted into the Southwestern College
Athletic Hall of Fame in December 2002. While at SC Monty played
on the football team that won three KCAC championships and went
on to compete in the semifinals of the NAIA championships in 1984.
Lewis later returned to his alma mater as head coach to lead the
Moundbuilders to three straight KCAC conference titles. His teams
were ranked nationally from 1996-2001. Lewis has accepted the position
as head football coach at Friends University.
Kevin Nicholas ’86 is in his second year with the Louisiana
State Department of Education’s Region I Education Service
Center’s TLTC where he is an educational technology facilitator.
The TLTC serves the schools of the five parishes of metropolitan
New Orleans, which includes more than half of the state’s
Greg Klug ’89 won the Eugene-Nike O.T. C. marathon in April
with a time of 2:19:17, qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Trials.
Greg is a youth minister and graduate student at Northwest Christian
College in Eugene, Ore.; he is studying for a Ph.D. in psychology.
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Paul McDonald ’91 has completed and published the first
in a series of e-books targeted at helping SAS programmers improve
their skills. Paul is CEO for SPIKEware, Inc.
Kevin Munson ’94 has joined Dr. Brad Holman at the Winfield
Family Optometry practice in Winfield.
Stephanie Gonzales ’96 and Sean Bracy were married Sept.
28, 2002, at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Wichita. Stephanie
is a pharmaceutical sales representative with Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. Sean is a case manager at COMCARE. They live in Wichita.
Michael Schaller ’96 recently joined the staff of Barbour
Title Co., in Winfield as an examiner. He will also be working
in Wellington at Rogers Abstract & Title Co., a division of
Tava Jo Ingram ’98 married SSG Chris Forster on Aug. 9,
2002, during the motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S.D. Tava is the
managing editor of the Apartment Blue Book in Colorado Springs.
Chris is a member of the US Army Special Forces Group. They live
in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Mary (Black)’99 and Elliott Loftis were married July 20,
2002 in Ponca City, Okla. Mary continues to teach fifth grade in
Colorado, and has started the master’s in reading program
at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Brent Byers ’99 is a Title I teacher in Arkansas City. Byers
works with kindergarten, first, and second grade students in math.
Rebecca (Becky) Ray ’99 and Scot Buchanan were married November
22, 2002. Rebecca is currently the stage manager for “Tony
and Tina’s Wedding” in Philadelphia, Penn. And often
works for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New
Jason Speegle ’99 and Amanda Smith of Wichita were married
June 1, 2002. In January 2003, Jason and Mandie moved to the Dominican
Republic, for 2 ½ years where they plan to serve as missionaries
on staff with Medical Ministry International. Once they have finished
language training, they will be opening two dental clinics with
friends. These clinics will be in Santo Domingo (the capital city)
and will be in areas of the city that will be accessible by those
who have the greatest need for dental care. In addition to the
four dentists on staff, dental students from a major university
in Santo Domingo will be assisting as part of their training. For
more information on the mission work, e-mail Jason and Mandie at
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D.J. Bell ’01 and Angie Busch ’02 were married Oct.
12, 2002 in Medicine Lodge, Kan.
Brandi Jo Bellinger ’01 and Justin Stockebrand were married
June 29, 2002 at Stanwood Friends Church, McLouth, Kan. The couple
lives in Wichita, where Brandi is a first-grade teacher at Enterprise
Tanner Lundy ’01 has been accepted into the graduate program
in environmental organization and advocacy at the Antioch New England
graduate school in Keene, N.H.
Ngan Nguyen ’01 has accepted a position with John Tyler
High School in Tyler, Texas. This is a non-teaching athletic training
position. Ngan will complete her master’s degree and graduate
from the University of Texas at Tyler in May.
Joel (Wilkinson) Hobbs ’01 has accepted a position with
OrthoRx, which is a durable medical equipment company in Lewisville,
Texas. Joey completed her master of education degree from Texas
A&M—Commerce University during December.
Amanda Lampe ’02 and Chris Reynolds were married Dec. 21,
2002 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Piqua, Kan. They are living
Mandy Strano ’02 is working for the Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries as a biologist in their marine fisheries
Erin Eis ’03, a senior athletic training student at Southwestern,
has been accepted into the physical therapy program at Wichita
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Caleb Grant born Oct. 29, 2002, to Vicki Loehrs ’94 of Tulsa.
A daughter born Oct. 23, 2002, to Paige and Tim Camp ’86.
Andrew “Drew” Haynes born Sept. 7, 2002, to Kelly
and Erin (Haynes) Middleton ’97.
Brittany Marie born Nov. 8, 2002, to David and Debra Teufel ’02.
Karlie Eliese born Sept. 19, 2002, to Jenifer (Wahlenmaier) and
Matt Biehler ’99 ’98.
A son born Dec. 11, 2002, to Wendy and Robert Law ’04.
Paige Caroline born Dec. 4, 2002, to Lance and Denise
(Rausch) Ray ’93.
Jacob Herbert born Dec. 20, 2002, to Dave and Darla (English)
Katharine Elizabeth born Dec. 20, 2002, to Micael and Doug
Isabella Rose Naomi born Dec. 30, 2002, to Michael and Dawn
Christopher Allan born Dec. 23, 2002, to Angela and Michael
Addison Nichole born Jan. 21, 2003, to Angela and Mike
Alexander Dean born Jan. 22, 2003, to Lynn and Jeff Mork ’94.
Kaden Lee Hass born Aug. 26, 2002, to Kyssa and Caleb
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Lila (Horton) Templin ’20 died Dec. 5, 2002 at the age
of 104. Lila spent 15 years in India doing mission work and teaching.
Back in the United States Lila taught homemaking skills for a number
of years at the School of Living near Suffern, NY. Survivors include
her son Lawrence ’44.
Lloyd M. Bertholf '21 died Jan. 20, 2003. See In
Dr. Willard J. Kiser ’26 died Jan.10, 2003.
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Dorothy (Davis) Miller ’29 died Dec. 3, 2002. A retired
educator and homemaker she was 95.
Minnie (Dombaugh) Patterson ’30 died Jan.27, 2003. A retired
Boeing Wichita employee, she was 95.
Thelma (Wycoff) Stanton ’31 died in November 2002 at Hays
Good Samaritan Center, Hays, Kan. A retired educator, she was 94.
Survivors include a son Steven ’71 and a daughter Marilyn
(Stanton) Davidson ’63.
Howard I. Hale ’35 died in October 2001. At the time of
his death Howard was living in San Pedro, Calif.
Maxine (Doty) Edmondson ’37 died Sept. 26, 2002, at Northwest
Medical Center in Springdale, Ark. Maxine was a registered dietician
for 18 years at the Springdale Hospital before retiring in 1978.
Lala (Tull) Phillipi ’38 died Nov. 14, 2002, at Midland
Hospice House in Topeka, Kan. A retired educator, Lala taught in
many school from 1953 until her retirement in 1984.
Ruth (Cole) Pollock ’38 died July 10, 2002. At the time
of her death she was living in Las Cruces, N.M. Survivors include
her husband, Morris.
Betty (Caffrey) Graham ’39 died Oct. 29, 2002.
J. A. “Jake” McDonald ’39 died Dec. 20, 2002.
He was a retired McDonald-Ate Motors Co. service manager and Les
Jacobs Motors sales representative. Survivors include his wife
Montra (Roberts) Bergdall ’41 died Nov. 5, 2002 at the University
of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Montra had a nursery school
in her home and from 1974 to 1983 led the children’s choir
at Grace United Methodist Church in Winfield. Survivors include
her husband of 60 years, Bill, a son Brenton ’66, and daughters
Beverly Johnson ’69 and Bonnie Unruh ’77.
Mary Elizabeth (Beeman) Storti ’41 died Sept. 15, 2002.
She was 85. Mary taught commerce at Burden High School for many
years. She is survived by her husband, Joe, son, Thomas; and daughter,
Susan; and by six sisters, Viola (Beeman) Musquiz ’40, Maxine
(Beeman) Snyder ’43, Margurite Jhele, June Whitson, Carol
(Beeman) Brummett ’50 and Leona (Beeman)
Wesley Homer Davis ’48, retired United Methodist Minister
died Jan.6, 2003 in Hutchinson. Survivors include his wife Jean.
Jeanette (Ryniker) Garton ’42 died Oct. 15, 2002. A homemaker
Jeanette was 81.
Margaret Hague ’43 died April 18, 2002. At the time of her
death she was living in California.
Georgene (Waite) Smith ’45 of Huntsville, Texas, died Nov.
John Vernsel ’50 died Oct. 25, 2002. Following their retirement,
John and Betty (Porter) ’51 had lived in Monroe, La.
Oscar Morton ’51 died Jan.1, 2003 in Udall, Kan. Survivors
include a brother Clyde ’56 and a sister Cora
(Morton) Mettling ’72.
Michael Hawkins ’52 died June 16, 2002. Michael was retired
from the University of Georgia after 30 years of teaching in the
college of education. Survivors include his wife Donita
Neila Poshek ’55 died Dec. 17, 2002. Dr. Poshek served as
dean of nursing at the University of Tulsa, Georgia College of
Medicine, and Boise State University.
Judith (Bell) Weldon ’58 died Nov. 17, 2002. Weldon was
a social worker for the Kansas Children’s Service League.
Survivors include her husband, Russell.
Sharon (Keich) Clark ’61 died Nov. 5, 2002 in Hutchinson,
Kan. A longtime Hutchinson resident she was a teacher. Survivors
include her husband, Marvin.
Hazel (Wamsley) Felker ’62 of Hesston, formerly of Rock,
died Dec. 21, 2002. A retired educator, she taught in rural schools
in Butler, Cowley, and Greenwood counties for nine years and in
Caldwell for 26 years.
Chrystal Kellogg ’62 died Jan.27, 2003. Chrystal was the
founder for developing programs and services for HIV patients,
and family planning clinic facilitator for U.S. Public Health Services.
Survivors include her husband, James Cowie, and a sister Constance
(Kellogg) Davis ’65.
Robert Vinette ’72 died Dec. 20, 2002.
A longtime resident of Howard, Kan., Robert was an accomplished
electrician and woodworker.
Survivors include his sisters Mary (Vinette) Elliott ’66 and Janet
Doris Ponds ’79 died Oct. 21, 2002 at Medicalodge East in
Arkansas City, Kan. After receiving her degree in sociology she
worked as a social worker at the Winfield State Hospital and Training
Center, and later was a social worker for juvenile homes in Arkansas
City. Survivors include her husband, Sylvester.
Nancy (Ninnine) Jones ’91 died Oct. 27, 2002. Survivors
include her daughter Kori (Jones) Hornback ’99, a sister,
Tracy (Juden) Adams ’86 and a brother Randy
Ricky Lee Skidmore ’00, Newton, Kan., died Jan.6, 2003.
At the time of his death Ricky worked as an engineer at Raytheon
Tara Patterson ’02 died Oct. 10, 2002, from injuries in
a car accident south of Winfield. While a student at SC she was
a two-time All-KCAC performer for the Lady Builders. Tara ranked
second all-time in career three-point field goal percentages (34.4%),
sixth in career three-point shots made (90), 10th in career free
throws made (186), second in career free throw percentage (76.5%),
fifth all-time in career assists (287), and ninth in career steals
(100). Tara’s overall varsity record at Southwestern was
58-33, a 64% winning percentage. She was voted the “Best
Defensive Player” by her teammates for three consecutives
years and was also named a captain on the 2001-2002 team. The Lady
Builder pre-season basketball tournament was re-named in Tara’s
honor during the fall.
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Gabe Adkins, recruiter/advisor
in professional studies, completed his master of science degree
with a major in human resource development from Pittsburg State
University in December
Frances “Fran” Neill Broadhurst died
Dec. 29, 2002 in Winfield. She had been Fran earned her B.A from
Park College in 1942; an M.A. in Christian education from McCormick
Theological Seminary in Chicago in 1953; and a M.A. in counseling
from the University of Kansas in 1968. In 1981 she was ordained
a minister in the Presbyterian Church. Fran served as Christian
educator in two congregations, as well as a teacher and administrator
at the College of Emporia and at Southwestern College. She also
spent time doing campus ministry at Western New Mexico University
in Silver City, N.M. An avid traveler, Fran journeyed to several
countries in Europe, Africa, and all over North America. In her
retirement Fran served the Cambridge Presbyterian Church. She was
an active part of the Winfield Community and surrounding area.
A co-founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, a member
of F.A.C.T. (Families Actively Communicating together) Board, and
a volunteer in the Winfield Public Schools. Fran was the first
administrator to receive, the Award for dedication to Students
given by the Student Government Association (SGA) of Southwestern
College. She is survived by many close friends, as well as scores
of adopted children and grandchildren.
Charles Cowdrey, former SC football coach was
inducted into the Southwestern College Athletic Hall of Fame in
Dec. of 2002.
Dennis Franchione, former Southwestern College
football coach, has been hired by Texas A & M. While at Southwestern
Franchione compiled a record of 14-4-2 in his two years as head
coach. He led the Moundbuilders to a share of the KCAC Championship
and to a victory in the Sunflower Bowl in the 1982 season.
Gleva Hanson former SC professor of speech, died
Jan. 20, 2003, at the age of 90. Following her retirement as professor
emeritus from Southwestern, Gleva taught for several years at Cowley
County Community College and Butler County Community College.
Laura N. (Ford ) Kempers, former associate professor
of voice at Southwestern, died Jan. 11, 2003, in Sarasota, Fla.
She was 91 During her time at SC Laura taught voice and the opera
Sam Waldschmidt, Arkansas City, who was director
of safety and security at Southwestern College, died Dec. 12, 2002.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Woodard ’90.
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Julia (Taylor, Werner) Abbott died Nov. 12, 2002. Survivors
include stepsons Stephen Abbott ’64 and Caleb
Ray E. Ankrom died Dec. 22, 2002 in Wichita.
Survivors include his wife, Mary, son Hal ’76 and
a daughter Renee
Michael Bertrand of North Richland Hills, Texas,
formerly of Wellington, died Dec. 8, 2002, in Richland Hills. Survivors
include his wife
Dana (Feaster) ’73.
Robert Blackburn died Jan. 5, 2003. Survivors include his wife,
Dorothy, daughters Barbara (Blackburn) Hays ’65, Elizabeth
(Blackburn) Highfill ’68 and Jonelle (Blackburn)
Frances “Fran” Neill Broadhurst (see
Tina Catlin died Nov. 29, 2002. A homemaker she is survived by
her husband Jim ’87.
James Connett died May 20, 2001. Survivors include his wife Ruth
Pearle E. Dial died Nov. 28, 2002 in Pueblo, Colo. Survivors include
her husband Bill ’49; two sons, Craig ’68 and Keith ’68;
and two daughters, Jolene (Dial) Davis ’69 and Jeanette
(Dial) Kuhns ’72.
Darrell Dombaugh died Dec. 19, 2002. A retired Internal Auditing
Department employee, he was 71.
George Fieser died Oct. 26, 2002. Survivors include his wife Dorothy
(Fink) ’34 and a daughter Lois (Fieser)
Lloyd Giesen died Dec. 30, 2002. Survivors include his wife Peggy
Michael J. Grana, a psychiatrist specializing in child and adolescent
psychiatry, died Jan. 19, 2003, at Sibley Memorial Hospital in
Washington D.C. Survivors include his wife Teresa (Covacevich)
Basil Johnson, retired United Methodist minister, died Jan. 15,
2003, at age 92. Survivors include his wife Ruth (Snyder) ’31;
son, Basil ’64; and daughters Christina
Ruth ’62 and
Julana (Johnson) Hefner ’61.
Eleanor Lockhart died Nov. 2, 2002. Survivors include a daughter
Molly Ahlerich ’97.
Phyllis E. Nichols died Nov. 23, 2002. Survivors include a son
Stanley ’02, and daughters Nianne
(Nichols) Mohlstrom ’59 and Sue (Nichols) Simmons.
Vivian E. Martin died Nov. 19, 2002. Survivors include her husband
Margaret Pearson died Nov. 22, 2002. A homemaker and retired licensed
practical nurse she is survived by a daughter Cyndee Unger ’93.
Marjorie Ratcliff, wife of Clay ’40, has passed away.
Edna Beard Sims died Dec. 12, 2002 at Hester Care Center in Hutchinson,
Kan.. Survivors include her husband Ward ’40.
Robert Skehan died Jan. 14, 2003. He was a retired salesman for
Crown Cork & Seal of Sugarland, Texas, and former Republic
Steel salesman. Survivors include his wife, Jane (Rinkel) ’58.
Margaret Van Arsdale, formerly of Wichita, died Oct. 10, 2002.
Survivors include sons Charles ’67, William ’68, and
Sally Wiechman died Nov. 5, 2002. Survivors include a daughter
Tracy Schmutzler ’93.
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Several students from the Leadership Southwestern program have
been notified of recent achievements:
Ashley Reist was chosen as the state representative for college
students for the Kansas Leadership Forum
Angie Wills wrote a grant for her senior leadership project (she
is doing a leadership development unit in her student teaching
classroom). The grant for $1,500 was accepted
Ashley Reist and Casey Abernethy were chosen for paid internships
through the Legacy Foundation to design and implement a youth philanthropy
Brian Holthus and Evan Pollock wrote and received a grant from
Legacy, a community foundation, for their elementary leadership
project at Irving Elementary School
Amanda Neideree was chosen for a paid internship at the Kansas
Non-Profit Association in Topeka for the summer of 2003
Steve Rankin, associate professor of religious studies and chair
of the philosophy and religious studies department, presented and
was a panelist on theological education in the United Methodist
Church for the 21st century at the Christmas conference of the
Society of John Wesley Fellows, Shakertown, Ky., on Dec. 14, 2002.
Rankin also has had an article published in the spring 2003 edition
of the Wesleyan Theological Journal titled "Christian Perfection
in the Church: A Wesleyan Missional Ecclesiology."
Jane Schlickau, associate professor of nursing, is author (with
Cheryl Hilgenberg of Millikin University) of an article titled “Building
Transcultural Knowledge Through Intercollegiate Collaboration” that
was published in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Vol. 13,
No. 3, July 2002. Schlickau also received the Transcultural Nursing
Society Graduate Award for her study, “Breastfeeding Among
Hispanic Women in a Midwestern City.” In October she presented
the results at the Annual Transcultural Nursing Society Meeting
Beth Sheppard, reference/automation librarian, read a paper titled “A
Scarlet Woman? John 4:7-42 and the Roman Reader” at the Society
of Biblical Literature Meeting held in Toronto, Canada, Nov. 23,
Rachel Wilder ’05 was runner-up at the Kansas Music Teachers
Association (KMTA) collegiate competitions held in November at
Wichita State University. Participants from several universities
and colleges across Kansas were represented, including the University
of Kansas, Kansas State University, and WSU. Wilder competed in
the freshman/sophomore division with 30 other pianists. Rachel
is the daughter of Michael and Joyce Anne Wilder, and is a sophomore
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