Newest Hall of Famers
|Education Hall of Fame, inducted April 26, 2003:
Sheldon McGuire '53; Kathi (Phillips) Fischer '74; Louise (Simpson)
Reimer '68 (recipient of Marilyn McNeish Award for Special Education);
Ron Burgess '58.
||Natural Science Hall of Fame, inducted April 5, 2003: Michael
Allen '74; Allan Lundeen '53; Karen (Ramsdale) Nonhof '75.
The six graduating seniors most representative of the
Southwestern spirit were voted by faculty and staff and announced at
the spring honors convocation. Masterbuilders for 2003 are (from front,
clockwise) Joe David Gilmore, Szeitho Wei Shen, , Kari Good, Emily
Bauer, and Seth Roach. Travis Hastings is not pictured.
Faculty & Staff Awards
Outstanding faculty and staff were recognized during
spring ceremonies. Recipients included (left to right) Rodney Worsham,
associate director of admission, Fassnacht Outstanding Administrator
Award; Mary (MJ) Jacobs, mail room supervisor, Fassnacht Outstanding
Staff Award;Michael Tessmer, associate professor of chemistry, Fassnacht
Outstanding Faculty Award; and Victoria White, professor of education
and director of teacher education, United Methodist Exemplary Teaching
Student Government Association members chose faculty
and staff as SGA Citation recipients. Craig Johnson, laptop support
technician, and James Schuppener, professor of choral music, received
these top student-voted awards.
Professional Studies Honors Outstanding Company, Faculty
Southwestern College Professional Studies honored affiliate
faculty and educational partners at its annual faculty banquet March
28 in Wichita. Honors presented included:
Educational Partnership Award: Cessna Aircraft Company (for promoting
employee participation in certification courses offered by Southwestern
and promoting Professional Studies to employees seeking to complete
their college degrees)
• Affiliate Faculty Member of the Year: George Fuller (for his
work in curriculum development for both the computer programming technology
and the computer operations technology programs)
Affiliate Faculty Newcomer of the Year: Melanie Owens (for her work
as a new faculty member in the human resource development program)
Blunt (left) and Dan Wyant represented Cessna in accepting the Educational
PS Students Win Scholarships
Lisa Tidwell (left) and Kelly Johnson are recipients of special scholarships
offered through the Southwestern College Professional Studies program.
Johnson, a May graduate with a major in computer operations technology,
received the $1,000 Ethel Fitton Annual Scholarship. Tidwell will
graduate in August with majors in computer operations technology
and manufacturing technology, and received a $500 Boeing Company
Charitable Trust Scholarship.
College Graduates of the First Winfield MBA Class
first group of students to complete master of business education
classes in Winfield were hooded at Commencement exercises May 10.
Shown at left are (l. to r.) professor Gary King, Ron Dilner, Darren
Park, Everett Livesay, Don Read, Margaret Robinson, Craig Duncan,
Mark Hanna, Sandra Chavez, Brandon Rhodes, Michael Grant, Deb Schmidt,
Kristen Pettey, Brian Dutton, professor Barbara Corvette, and Web
MBA classes also are now offered at the West Wichita
Professional Studies Center.