A Publication of the
Volume I, Number 4 Summer 2005
Governor Heineman Issues Proclamation Declaring
Nebraska State College System Month in October
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman pro- conducting research that would assist us in
claimed the month of October as Nebraska this effort.”
State College System (NSCS) Month for the After months of research, a new brand
state. At the proclamation ceremony, the identity campaign was launched by the sys-
Governor encouraged students to visit the tem in February 2005. A collaborative plan
member institutions in the Nebraska State was developed for the system, along with
College System – Chadron, Peru, and Wayne three distinct plans for Chadron, Peru and
State Colleges – during this month. Wayne State Colleges.
Governor “The brand
Heineman stated identity cam-
in the proclama- paign will allow
tion, “I urge all us to collaborate
interested stu- to increase
dents and their awareness about
families to take
note of the
observance by Representatives from the system attended the Governor's
Proclamation Ceremony. They included: Carter "Cap" System. We have
Peterson, NSCS Trustee from Wayne; Micki Willis, Director incorporated a
ing and learning
of Admissions at Peru State College; Alex Greenwood, new logo and
Director of Marketing and Public Affairs at Peru State; Sheri tagline that bet-
Irwin, NSCS Public Relations Director; NSCS Chancellor ter represents
and Wayne State Stan Carpenter, and Governor Dave Heineman.
Colleges during our system and
this month to discover the quality and variety are currently
of educational programs offered at our state working on new initiatives with select target
In This Issue colleges and the affordability of earning an markets,” NSCS Director of Public Relations
education from these institutions.” Sheri Irwin said.
Park Named President ......2
Nebraska State College System Month is One of these initiatives is to bring new infor-
NSCS Tour.........................2 just part of a new brand identity campaign for mation to guidance counselors during the
the system. In 2004, the NSCS Board of Nebraska State College System Tour 2005, which
Chancellor's Message ........3 Trustees’ created an Enrollment and will kick off on September 8. Irwin and the com-
Students Move In ..............3 Marketing Committee to discuss the recom- mittee are also currently completing a series of
Chadron State College ......4 mendations of the LR 174 Higher Education recruitment DVDs that will debut this fall.
Task Force and determine ways to increase “By increasing the awareness of the
Peru State College .............5
enrollment, retention and graduation rates. Nebraska State College System, we increase
Wayne State College..........6
“In order to meet the recommendations of enrollment, retention and graduation rates.
Successful Alumni .............7 the LR 174 Task Force, the Nebraska State This will also benefit each college by assisting
Upcoming Events ..............8 College System needed a plan to lead us in a with alumni development, attracting new fac-
unified direction,” NSCS Chancellor Stan ulty and personnel, and fundraising,”
Carpenter said. “The first step though was Carpenter said.
SYSTEM OFFICE 2 SUMMER 2005
Park Named 10th President of Chadron State Tour To Deliver the
Hottest in Higher Ed
A new era began at MSU-Billings, she was dean of the College of Arts
The inaugural Nebraska State
Chadron State when Dr. Janie and Sciences at MSU-Billings for three years. She College System Tour 2005 kicks off in
Park began her duties the also was associate dean of the College of Science Omaha at Park Place Regency Inn,
new president in August. and Liberal Arts at the Florida Institute of September 8. With a five-city sched-
Park, who came from Technology at Melbourne for three years. ule, the tour is a system effort featur-
Montana, is the institution’s Park is the first woman to serve as CSC presi- ing Chadron, Peru and Wayne State
10th president. She succeeds dent. Interestingly, she is the second vice presi- Colleges.
Dr. Thomas Krepel, who left dent from the MSU-Billings to be hired for Guidance counselors statewide
Dr. Janie Park the position in June after Chadron State’s top position in recent years. Dr. were invited to join the system along
seven years. Samuel Rankin was academic vice president at the tour to hear updates from the col-
Park said under her leadership Chadron State the Billings institution, then known as Eastern leges, view fresh videos from the sys-
will continue to serve the students of western Montana College, for three years before begin- tem and win prizes that will make
Nebraska and the surrounding states with afford- ning a 12-year tenure as president at Chadron their mouth water. Other stops
able, high quality academic programs in a caring State in 1986. include Lincoln at Chase Suites,
and vital campus environment. She added, “I Norfolk at Divots Conference Center,
Park said Chadron State and MSU-Billings
Kearney at The Great Platte River
would also like to see Chadron State work in part- share many similarities and noted that like CSC,
Road Archway Monument and and
nership with the community of Chadron and the MSU-Billings started as a Normal School for
Scottsbluff at the Country Club.
greater region CSC serves to help solve the prob- teacher education. She looks forward to tackling
lems the communities are facing demographical- The counselors were invited via
the unique challenges facing Chadron State.
pizza-boxed invitations marked
ly and economically.” “One big challenge in serving the vast region “Delivering the HOTTEST in Higher
The new president has been provost and aca- CSC serves is the difficulty in providing access to Education.” NSCS Director of Public
demic vice chancellor and professor of biological higher education for placebound students,” she Relations Sheri Irwin said the positive
sciences at Montana State University-Billings since said. “Remote delivery methods, such as interac- response from counselors has been
1996. At MSU-Billings, she managed six colleges, tive television and online learning, are essential amazing.
the honors program and academic support servic- to serve such a vast region.” “They appreciated finding the
es. She was also responsible for a $20 million Park and her husband, Tom, have two adult unique invitation during their first
budget, academic assessment, and evaluations. children, Chris and Eric. They also have three week back at school and have taken
Before becoming the chief academic officer at grandchildren, Melanie, Ryan and Ashten. the time to express interest in the
tour. This is the first time our system
has offered a statewide tour, and we
NSCS Student Trustees Appointed by Governor have fun-filled breakfast and lunch-
eons planned,” Irwin said.
For more information or for guid-
Governor Dave Heineman appointed Carla marketing major at Peru State. He has been
Giger of Chadron; Heath Christiansen of Verdon, actively involved in PSC Student Senate as a sen- ance counselors to RSVP, please call
Sheri at (402) 471-2505 or email her
and Lucas Virgil of Weston as student representa- ator-at-large, secretary of the technology com-
tives on the Nebraska State College System Board mittee, and chair of the executive committee.
of Trustees. The students will serve on the board He has also been treasurer of Phi Beta Lambda,
during the 2005-06 academic year. member of the Nebraska Delta Chapter of Alpha
Carla Giger Chi, and a residence life mentor. He was also a
A Chadron State senior in the mentor for the youth entrepreneur program. He
fall, Giger is a justice and legal will be a senior this fall.
studies major with a minor in Lucas Virgil
political sciences. She has been the Virgil is majoring in political sci-
political science club secretary and ence with minors in history and
a member of the legal studies club. pre-law. He has been a resident
Giger has also been a supplemental instructor assistant in Neihardt Hall and
and peer tutor, and residence hall representative member of the hall council, stu-
on CSC Student Council. She is dent activities board, and Phi Beta Lambda.
currently an administrative assis- A junior at Wayne State this fall, Virgil helped
tant for the county attorney. found the group, Democracy Matters, on the
Heath Christiansen Wayne campus. The group later changed the
Christiansen is a computer man- name to Student Liberties Action Movement
agement information systems and (SLAM) and Virgil served as secretary.
SYSTEM OFFICE 3 SUMMER 2005
At the beginning of a nate and allocate services and resources stronger and better as a system than they
new academic year, col- among our colleges. The services range would be separately. Working together as a
lege campuses are won- from connecting with the Governor and system, we have many more resources,
derfully exciting places. Unicameral to coordinating audits to pro- ideas and, of course, opportunities.
The energy from the new viding support services and standards to Due to many new efforts – both at the
and returning students is developing a system-wide marketing plan colleges and through the System Office –
contagious. Personnel that will increase our enrollments, reten- prospective students and their parents,
who worked all summer tion and graduation rates. We provide current students, guidance counselors,
long brighten when the students begin to strength and unity in an effort to make librarians, and others are asking to know
move in. Unfortunately, here in the office sure our students and the state of Nebraska more about us – not just as a system alone,
in Lincoln, we have to experience this vic- are well served. but as three unique, quality colleges that
ariously through our colleagues. Let me Our overall mission is service and lead- work together and are known as the
assure you though that we have also been ership, and that is pretty straightforward. Nebraska State College System.
working diligently all summer to continue Our goal is to provide service to NSCS This energy and excitement within our
to strengthen our system. institutions – to assure that they sustain system wasn’t always as apparent as it is
Often what administration does and and improve the excellent teaching-learn- today. We are all working together –
how it contributes to the success of a sys- ing environments of Chadron, Peru and Chadron, Peru and Wayne State, along
tem is not well understood. Therefore, I Wayne State Colleges. with the System Office and Board of
wanted to explain the mission of the As system administrators, we do not Trustees – to strengthen our entire system,
System Office and highlight some of our serve our students directly. That is we do serve our students and benefit the state
recent efforts. not enroll students, collect tuition, teach of Nebraska.
Our office is responsible for the financial classes, or give grades. The colleges provide
viability of the system. We provide strate- teaching-learning-research services. Our
gic leadership to our colleges and coordi- purpose is to assure that our colleges are
Chadron, Peru and Wayne Students Move In for Fall Semester
Chadron State freshman Dolly Sayaloune of Alliance (left)
carries some of her belongings into Kent Hall on Thursday.
Ashley Castro of Belmont, (above left) and her
mother, Liz, receive assistance from Chadron State
Wayne State freshman Jacob Lausten employees Deena Kennell and Janet Hartman.
of Lincoln moves into Bowen Hall
with the help of WSC student 2005 Governor's Summit on
ambassador Kylie Hays of Plymouth. Workforce Development
Jeffrey Olson of Shenandoah, Iowa The Doubletree Hotel
(right), checks in to get his parking Omaha, Nebraska
pass from Les Stonebarger, director of
housing and security at Peru State.
To register, visit www.nebraskaworkforce.com
CHADRON STATE COLLEGE 4 SUMMER 2005
CSC Expands Distance Delivery Courses Care Program
Access to Chadron
State College aca-
ics, and psychology. Minors are available in the
same programs, as well as applied statistics, his-
demic programs has tory, and library information management. This fall medical appointments
been greatly Endorsements are available in library media are available for Chadron State
expanded for this specialist and math. students free of charge for the
fall. Sixteen pro- On the graduate level, Chadron State now has second year in a row. Ann
grams can now be master’s degrees available via distance learning in Dockweiler, CSC school nurse,
completed through mathematics and business administration. Taylor said a large number of students
the college’s distance said the latter program is designed for working on campus do not have insurance
delivery system. professionals who wish to earn an MBA. The or any way of paying for medical
Pat Hoffman, CSC dis- “Several of our courses needed to complete the degree will be expenses and as a result do not
tance learning coordinator, seek the medical attention they
demonstrates the college'sprograms can be available online in eight-week segments and are
completed any- not sequenced, so a student can begin the cours- need. The CSC clinic makes
system while displaying a where Internet con- es at any time during the program. health care possible for everyone.
real-time view of the nections are avail-
Scottsbluff classroom. Taylor noted that Chadron State is also offer- Four local physician assistants
able,” said Steve ing master’s degrees in elementary and second- and one nurse practitioner are
Taylor, assistant vice president of extended ary education entirely online with the excep- serving the students: Jim Allen,
campus programs. “This is a big help for many tion of two two-week courses that must be Heidi Wess, Mike Westerbuhr,
who are seeking a college degree, but are unable taken on campus during one summer. Mary Moody and Nicole Dodd.
to study on a campus.” In addition, Chadron State offers more than Dockweiler said the clinic, which
Undergraduate majors available entirely 30 courses in Scottsbluff this fall and 15 in opened Dec. 3, 2004, had great
through distance learning are general business, Alliance, North Platte and Sidney over its inter- success during the spring semes-
information resource management, mathemat- active television system. ter, averaging four to five
patients each day for a total of
390. The clinic began as a pilot
Research May Help Answer Questions at Hudson-Meng Site program sponsored by funding
Research a blizzard, was the culprit. from initiatives of Vision 2011,
conducted this the college’s strategic plan.
Dr. Mike Leite, CSC earth science professor,
summer by suggested to Balmat that she partner with him Clinic funding comes from an
Chadron State to take a look at the situation. During their increase in health fees from the
s t u d e n t research, they discovered some softball-sized $20 per semester for students
Jennifer limestone chunks buried beneath the surface. with seven or more credit hours,
Balmat might to $2.50 per credit hour that will
“They’re too big to have either been washed or
someday help be capped at $30. Patients are
blown here. It’s like they fell off of something,”
Jennifer Balmat and Dr. Mike answer the big responsible for extra expenses
Leite conducting research at the question sur- said Leite, who added that he is trying to keep an
Hudson-Meng Bonebed. open mind on all the hypotheses about how the for lab work and medications.
rounding the bison died. “We probably won’t solve everything
Hudson-Meng Bison Bonebed northwest of by ourselves, but maybe we can provide some
Crawford. What killed the buffalo? information that will be useful in the final analy-
The first investigator of the site, which is sis. If the sediment that we find on top of the
estimated to be nearly 10,000 years old, was bones is coarse and gravel-like, that probably
Dr. Larry Agenbroad in the early 1970s. Then means it was washed there by water. If it’s fine
an earth science professor at CSC, he believed it and silty, it probably means the wind blew it in.”
was Paleo-Indians who ran the bison off a cliff Balmat, who is assisted by her husband, Standing with CSC Nurse Ann
and butchered them. Dockweiler, at right, are, from
Joshua, received a $5,000 grant provided by Ray left, Sandy Roes, representing
About 20 years later, Dr. Larry Todd of Graham, a Rapid City resident who owns land Chadron Community Hospital,
Colorado State University and Dr. Dave in Sioux County where the Hudson-Meng site and physician assistants Heidi
Rapson of the University of Wyoming is located. Balmat said it’s too soon to make any Wess, Jim Allen, Nicole Dodd
conclusions, but hopes to wrap up her project and Mary Moody.
reopened the bonebed and speculated that a
natural catastrophe, such as lightening, fire or early this fall.
PERU STATE COLLEGE 5 SUMMER 2005
Peru State Announces Unprecedented
Full-Scholarship for Graduate Students
Nebraska State Ken Boxley Scholarship Pays for Full Tuition, Fees, and Books
College System Teachers wishing to enhance their education
with a masters degree now have an unprece-
“For a man of his great success and stature to
offer a hand of support to our students is a
The Nebraska State College dented opportunity at Peru State College in the noble and truly superlative act.”
System Board of Trustees formal- form of a full-tuition scholarship, thanks to the Applicants must submit a resume, letter of
ly thanked Wendy Alexander generosity of a Peru State alumnus. support from their current supervising princi-
from Peru State for her service as
student trustee. An education Ken Boxley of Beverly Hills, California, a pal, three letters of recommendation from col-
major from Johnson, Alexander prominent businessman and advocate of high- leagues attesting to the applicant’s current and
represented PSC students during er education, granted the state’s first college the future success as a classroom teacher, and a
the 2004-05 school year. scholarships with the instruction that the statement of professional goals and intention
awards go to professional educators seeking to of how the student will use this scholarship to
Board Chair Steve Lewis of increase their knowledge and skills. A limited achieve their goals. Those selected must
Lexington presented Alexander number of Ken Boxley scholarships will be remain in the program for the entire 15
with the certificate of apprecia-
awarded to students pursuing a master’s degree months or forfeit the scholarship.
tion during the summer board
in curriculum and instruction through the “Ken Boxley has many philanthropic inter-
meeting in Lincoln.
Representatives from Peru and graduate program at Peru State College. ests, primarily directed at the support of
Wayne were also honored. Selected students will receive full tuition, fees, teacher education. Ken says that ‘education is
and books during the 15-month program. the answer to many, if not most, of the prob-
Alexander worked at ESU #4 this “Mr. Boxley’s generosity and willingness to lems this nation faces today. And, the educa-
summer. This fall, she will stu-
support education and professional educators tion of teachers is most important.’ We are
dent teach in Auburn.
is inspirational,” said President Ben Johnson. exceedingly grateful for his generosity.”
Kennedy Accepts Internship with
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Jen Kennedy, a Peru State senior marketing our business,” Lombardo said.
management major, interned with Lamar Kennedy was a work-study student in the
Advertising in Omaha this summer. Lamar is Office of Marketing and Public Affairs for one
one of the top three outdoor advertising com- year and impressed the director, Alex
Board Chair Steve Lewis of Lexington panies in the United States.
presents former Peru State Student
Greenwood, with her work ethic. When she
Trustee Wendy Alexander of Johnson An Omaha native, Kennedy spent three expressed a desire to get some on-the-job
with a certificate of appreciation. months assisting with many aspects of adver- experience in the private sector, Greenwood
tising. Dan Lombardo, general sales manager, assisted her in getting the internship.
said they decided to have her work with each “This experience has given Jen a really good
of the departments, so she would gain experi- look into the private sector and the world of
ence in all areas. work. I am sure when she works in our office
“Jen went on business calls with account this year we will see examples of her experi-
executives, learned how outdoor advertising ence in action. She has a bright future,”
was presented to clients, helped update our Greenwood said.
new figures, and spent time with our lease Kennedy, who will graduate in May, plans
manager to experience the real estate end of to pursue a career in the advertising industry.
WAYNE STATE COLLEGE 6 SUMMER 2005
Wayne State Business Students Score Highly on National Exam Jill Pullen
Wayne State College’s Master of Business
Administration current year graduates averaged
tests the students knowledge of marketing, man-
agement, finance, managerial accounting and
in the top ten percent of MBA graduates across
the country taking the Educational Testing
strategic integration. Competition
“We are excited about the results of our stu-
Service (ETS) MBA Major Field Test. Business Jill Pullen of Fremont, a Wayne
dents on this outcomes-based exam,” said Dr.
programs from colleges and universities across State College senior majoring in
Jeryl Nelson, director of the Master of Business
the nation administer the exam to their graduat- elementary education with an early
Administration program. “We began using this
ing MBA students to assess their level of achieve- childhood endorsement, placed
test last year so we could compare our students
ment and competency and to assess the quality of first nationally in SkillsUSA compe-
against a national pool of students. The testing is tition in Kansas City this summer.
their MBA program. The comprehensive exam done to assess the quality of our program rela- She earned the gold medal in
tive to other MBA programs. It is clear from the Preschool Teaching Assistant com-
test results that Wayne State College’s MBA petition, where contestants were
graduates are capable of making significant con- evaluated on their ability to plan
tributions to the businesses that employ them.” and present appropriate activities
The department of Business and Economics is for children between the ages of
accredited by the International Assembly for three and five relating to a specific
Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). theme and demonstrate general
Program accreditation recognizes the achieve- knowledge of quality childcare.
ment of quality in the academic business pro- SkillsUSA (formerly VICA) is a
grams. It is one means of making certain gradu- national organization serving more
Dr. Bob Roller, chair of the IACBE Board of ates are well-equipped to join the business world. than a quarter-million high school
Commissioners (second from left) presents Dr. IACBE is especially interested in the outcomes and college students and profes-
Vaughn Benson, Dr. Bob McCue and Dr. Jeryl Nelson assessment of education that takes place annual- sional members who are enrolled in
of WSC the accreditation certificate this spring. ly within the academic business unit. training programs in technical,
skilled, and service occupations,
Ashley Weede Works as CWS Ambassador including health occupations.
Representatives of business, indus-
try, labor, and education judged
Wayne State College senior Ashley Weede of Weede, who has a double major in sports man- contests in 80 skill and leadership
Cherokee, Iowa was one of eight Nebraska col- agement and speech communication, will gradu- development areas.
lege and university students selected to be ate from Wayne State in Dec. 2006.
Earlier this year, Pullen and WSC
College World Series Ambassadors during the “I will finish my coursework over the next year, senior industrial management
series in June. They were chosen from nearly 50 and will then have an internship during the fall major Rachel Racine of Norfolk
applicants from across the state. semester of 2006-07,” she said. “I’m hoping to each won first place in statewide
The Ambassadors worked during the perhaps get one in the National Hockey League.” SkillsUSA competition. Racine won
College World Series with local officials, serv- Ambassadors are invited to reapply for next in Architectural Drafting, while
ice organizations that hosted the participating year’s College World Series, something that Pullen placed first in the Preschool
teams, and the NCAA. Ashley said she plans to do. “It didn’t take long at Teaching Assistant category.
“We had a variety of responsibilities,” said all to decide that!” she said. “One of the neatest
SkillsUSA sponsors at Wayne
Weede. “I worked in the VIP Club, where we things about the experience was the chance to get
State College are Dr. Daryl Wilcox,
helped sponsors and service organizations set up to know the other Ambassadors. One of them –
Mary Sebade and Jason Novotny.
each morning. I also helped staff the NCAA Info Audra Liebig from Chadron State – is now one of
Zone working with kids. They could get their my best friends, and I didn’t even know her
photo taken with a replica of the CWS trophy or before the College World Series!”
in their favorite team’s uniform.” She also worked
in the NCAA office during the tournament.
Each Ambassador was assigned to a team;
Ashley’s was Arizona State. “I helped them with
the team dinner, took them to an autograph ses-
sion, and led them on the field,” she said. “I was
there to help if there were questions or if any of
the players or their families needed something. It Ashley Weede (third from right) and seven other
was a great experience.” She is planning to visit College World Series Ambassadors were chosen from Jill Pullen
Arizona State during spring break in 2006. nearly 50 applicants.
SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI 7 SUMMER 2005
Wayne State Alumni
Peru State Alum Finds Success with Cirque du Soleil
Karen Gay believes that the experiences she After gradu-
Achievement Award had at Peru State set her on the right path to ating from
Ronald W. Hunter, an Omaha attor- succeed. Having worked the past seven years Peru State in
ney and a 1953 graduate of Wayne with internationally-known Cirque du Soleil, 1984, the
State, received the Alumni producers of some of the world’s most unique Papillion
Achievement Award presented by the and acclaimed live theatre productions, Gay native attended
Wayne State Foundation this spring.
said it was her college opportunities in all graduate
Hunter, who attended the University school and
aspects of theatre that prepared her for the
of Nebraska College of Law following worked at the-
world of theatre. atre companies
graduation from WSC, graduated first
in his law school class in 1955, serving Gay attributes her accomplishments to Peru in Omaha. She
as editor-in-chief of the Nebraska Law State professors, who had a philosophy of the- also formed
Review. Among the highlights of his atre practice called learning by doing. She said “Beyond the
law school years was when the her counterparts who went into theatre at uni- Pale” a band Karen Gay
Nebraska law school team, of which versities had to wait until their junior year in that featured
Hunter was a member, defeated heav- college to get to work backstage or audition. acoustic folk, Irish, Scottish, English and
ily-favored Georgetown University in American music with two theatre friends and
the finals of the National Moot Court “My freshman year I was doing props, stage produced an album in 1992.
Championship in New York City in management, lighting, some piece of every
In 1995, while touring nationally with 42nd
1953, denying Georgetown a third con- show,” she said. “The reason I have succeeded
Street, she was hired as company manager of
secutive national championship. That is because by doing that you learn all the the Starlight Express at the Las Vegas Hilton.
team was the only Nebraska team to pieces. I speak the language of everyone in the More than a year later, she moved to Cirque
win the national championship in the company. I can communicate and empathize. du Soleil.
last 50 years. Had I not had that ‘learning by doing’ plat-
Her new position brings her into an arena
Throughout his career, Hunter form it could have been so different. I close to her heart. Her role now is not opera-
served as a special agent in the absolutely attribute everything to that.” tions but opportunities. She now gets to give
Counter Intelligence Corps in the San
Gay, who graduated from Peru State in 1984 back to the community.
Francisco Bay area. He worked coun-
terespionage cases and became chief with her twin sister Diane (Coover) Emanuel, “Since its beginnings, Cirque has set aside
of control of top-secret clearance has been putting those skills to work as com- one percent of our gross revenue for social
investigations for about 100 agents in pany manager of the Cirque du Soleil hit circus programs in 17 developing countries.
northern California. He wrote a book Mystere at the Treasure Island resort in Las It’s about helping people, specifically youth-
about the American Communist Party, Vegas. In June, Gay began a new job with the at-risk, realize their potential.”
used to train agents and was given company as director of public, social and cul- Married to Stephen Gay, she has three step-
the Army Commendation Award. In tural affairs for its shows in Las Vegas and children, Don, 20, a marine serving in Africa;
1964, he started a law firm in Omaha. Orlando, as well as upcoming programming Stephen, 16 and Alexis, 14. They reside in
Hunter was elected president of in California. Boulder City, just outside of Las Vegas.
the Western Heritage Society in
Omaha in 1975. The society was
attempting to convert the abandoned
Union Station into a museum. Hunter
led the efforts to open the museum,
saving the depot from destruction. He
Alumnus Returns as Visiting Scholar
Dr. Ken Emonds, who received Chadron related to the environment.
was re-elected president of the muse-
State College’s Distinguished Alumni Award He has pioneered the use of electrodermal
um for nine terms.
and was the speaker at commencement in titration to create a safer, more efficient sys-
Hunter lives in Omaha. He has four May, will return to the campus as a visiting
sons and two daughters.
tem of allergy testing and treatment, and has
scholar Sept. 6-10. developed a new generation of deproteinized
Emonds, who hitchhiked from his home in allergy extracts for inhalants, foods, chemi-
Connecticut to enroll at CSC in 1966, is cals, viral and bacterial extracts and autoge-
founder and clinical director of the New nous vaccines.
England Center for Orthomolecular and While on campus, Dr. Emonds will speak to
Environmental Medicine at North Hampton, health professions, nutrition and psychology
N.H. He works with patients who are victims classes and renew acquaintances with several
of cancer, autoimmune diseases and illnesses long-time friends.
UPCOMING EVENTS 8 SPRING 2005
CHADRON STATE COLLEGE October 8 September 14 Moorhead, Oct. 1, 1 p.m.
August 22-September 16 Homecoming/Band Day, Student Services Blood Mobile, Homecoming/Hall of Fame
Who’s Imitating Whom? Parade 10 a.m., Lunch 12 p.m. Student Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Banquet, Frey Conference
Photography and Realism Art, Football vs Mesa State, Elliott Contact: Jennifer Brettmann at Suite, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Field, 1:30 p.m. (402) 872-2246 Alumni baseball Game,
Main Gallery, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 2, 1 p.m.
PERU STATE COLLEGE WAYNE STATE COLLEGE Contact: (402) 375-7209
weekdays August 27 September 12 October 9-11
Contact for tours by appoint- Bobcat Football vs Briar Cliff,
ment: (308) 432-6317 Constitution Day Program, WSC Theatre presents
Auburn Football Field, 6:30 p.m. Dr. Donald Hickey, Ley “Quills,” Ramsey Theatre
September 6-10 Contact: Coach Terry Clark at Theatre, 7 p.m.
Visiting Scholar Kenneth Oct. 9, 2 p.m. & Oct. 10-11,
(402) 872-2216 Contact: (402) 375-7208 7:30 p.m.
Emonds (see story page 4) August 28 September 14
September 8 Contact: (402) 375-7422
Koyko Drummers, Student Mary Pipher, Ph.D., author, October 25
Ted Koosier, U.S. Poet Laureate, Center, 11:00 a.m. Frey Conference Suite, 3:30
Memorial Hall Auditorium, “Meet Eleanor Roosevelt” fea-
Contact: Zoon Wood at and 7 p.m. turing Elena Dodd, Frey
7:30 p.m. (402) 872-2250 Presented by the President's
Contact: (308) 432-6316 Conference Suite, 7 p.m.
October 8 Council for Diversity Contact: (402) 375-7749
September 15-16 Homecoming Parade, Contact: (402) 375-7210
NSCS Board of Trustees’ October 27-28
Downtown Peru, 10:30 a.m. September 17 NSCS Board of Trustees’
Meeting Family/Band Day, all day
Contact: Sara LaBrie (402) Meeting
September 17 872-2313 across campus
Family Day, Football vs Fort November 15
Bobcat Football vs Ottawa Band Day Parade, 9:30 a.m. Choir, Wind Ensemble and
Hays State, Elliott Field, 1 p.m. Roving entertainment featuring
University Football Game, Symphonic Band Concert,
September 18 Oakbowl, 1 p.m. Dave Evans, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Ramsey Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland Duo and James For Alumni Homecoming Football Game vs. Panhandle Contact: (402) 375-7359
Umble Concert, Student Center Activities, contact Krystal Nolte State, 1 p.m. November 17
Ballroom, 1:30 p.m. at (402) 872-2395 Contact: (402) 375-7213 Plains Writers Festival,
Brunch from 11:30-1 p.m. September 13 September 30-October 1 Humanities Lounge, all day
Contact: (308) 432-6360 Women’s Volleyball vs. College Homecoming Contact: (402) 375-7395
October 6-9 of St. Mary, Al Wheeler Activity Outstanding Alumni Awards November 19-21
“Honk,” Theatre Department Center, 7 p.m. Banquet, Frey Conference WSC Theatre presents
Musical, Memorial Hall, 7:30 Suite, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. “Antigone” - Ramsey Theatre
Contact: Coach Bob Homecoming Parade, Oct. 1,
p.m. evening & 2 p.m. Sunday Eichelberger at (402) 872-2297 Nov. 19 & 21, 7:30 p.m. &
9:30 a.m. Nov. 20, 2 p.m.
Football Game vs. MSU Contact: (402) 375-7359
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