Valedictorian Meghan Philp Receives Oreon E. Scott Award
Valedictorian Meghan L. Philp of New Martinsville, W.Va., completed her college career with top honors during Bethany College's 2012 Commencement ceremony on May 12. Dr. Darin E. Fields, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, presented Philp with the College's Oreon E. Scott Award, given annually to the senior graduating with the highest academic standing.
Baccalaureate, Commencement Ceremonies Available Online
The Bethany College 2012 Commencement Weekend Ceremonies are available for viewing online at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/bethanywvadmin.portal#. (Click the On Demand Tab)
Aaron Anslow Named Faculty Athletics Representative
Aaron Anslow, assistant professor of art, has been named Faculty Athletics Representative for Bethany College. He will represent Bethany at FAR meetings of the PAC, ECAC, and NCAA.
William Allen, Eugene Miller tabbed Trustee Emeritus at Bethany College
Rev. Dr. William Allen ('62) and Dr. Eugene Miller ('47) were designated as Trustee Emeritus at the Bethany College Board of Trustees meeting on Friday.
Bethany Board of Trustees Elects New Members
Joyce Pollack Jefferson '77, Gayle Connelly Manchin H '07, Bill Strickland H '09, and Rev. Thaddeus Allen '92 were elected to the Bethany College Board of Trustees during its meeting on Friday.
Bethany Board of Trustees Elects Officers
The Bethany College Board of Trustees elected officers at its meeting Friday:
Gregory B. Jordan ('81), Chair
Robert McCann ('80), Vice Chair
John Mullen ('69), Treasurer
Janet Long ('78), Secretary
Robert Paysen Designated Professor-Emeritus
Dr. Robert Paysen, The Goulding-Woolery Professor in Chemistry and Chair of the Department of Physical Science, has been designated Professor of Chemistry-Emeritus at Bethany College. The distinction was awarded by the Board of Trustees at its meeting Friday. He was also recognized with a Board resolution at a luncheon Friday.
Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced
Promotion in Rank -
Dr. Mark Affeltranger to Associate Professor
Dr. Katrina Cooper to Associate Professor
Dr. Steven Carelli to Associate Professor
Dr. David Rudari to Associate Professor
Dr. Marc Sable to Associate Professor
Dr. Amanda Stewart to Associate Professor
Dr. Virgil Thompson to Associate Professor.
Dr. Steven Carelli
Dr. Katrina Cooper
Dr. Amanda Stewart
Dr. Virgil Thompson.
Old Main Journal Switches to Summer Schedule
The Old Main Journal will switch from a weekly to monthly publication schedule for the summer. The next Old Main Journal will be released on June 15 with the second summer issue scheduled for July 20. The Old Main Journal will resume its regular weekly publication on August 24.
Bethany Alum to be Awarded Gold Medal
Robert J. McCann '80, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, has been announced as the gold medal recipient by the American Irish Historical Society for 2012.
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San Francisco Alumni Event
You are cordially invited to attend an Alumni & Friends event with President Scott D. Miller, hosted by Ken Bado ’77, at the Meadow Club on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 6:00-8:00 p.m. www.meadowclub.com
For information on the location and to RSVP, please contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 304-829-7299 or via email at email@example.com.
San Diego Alumni Event
You are cordially invited to attend an Alumni & Friends event with President Scott D. Miller, hosted by Rick ‘76 and Mary (Dennington) ‘77 Clancy, at the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter (Altitude Sky Lounge), Friday, June 8, 2012, 6-8 p.m. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sangl-san-diego-marriott-gaslamp-quarter/
Save the Date!
Save the date and plan to join President Scott D. Miller at an Alumni & Friends event in the New York City area on Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Details to follow in future issues of the Old Main Journal.
Summer OCICU Online Courses Available
Through Bethany College’s partnership with the Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities, affordable online courses during the summer are available for students and alumni thru Bethany College. Each course with OCICU costs just $725 and registration for the course is directly through Bethany College.
Summer Session I runs April 30 - June 24. Summer Session II runs July 2 - August 26. A complete listing of available courses and link to register online can be found here: www.bethanywv.edu/academics/lifelong-learning-at-bethany/ocicu-summer-courses/
For more information contact Stephanie Kappel in the Office of Records and Retention or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Bethany College’s Class of 1977!
The organizing of your 35-year reunion has begun. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in details about this Homecoming reunion or join the Facebook group “Bethany College Class of 1977: 35th Class Reunion.”