Defiance College

The Magazine

Winter 2008 Magazine
Winter 2008
Campaign For the Future

Award: DC Honors Eight
Five Alumni Award winners are honored and four alumni are inducted into the Hall of Fame during Homecoming

Excitement: Homecoming 2008 a Sucess
Take a look back on how this year's Homecoming truly did Defy the Ordinary

Future is an Exciting Time at DC
The largest capital campaign in DC history is underway and generating excitement for the future

Welcome to the Academic Community
Defiance College introduces four new faculty members

Exceeding the Social Work Standard
Professor Lori Robison takes her social work students out of the classroom making them 'real world' ready

360° From Nursing to Nursing
Dr. Sue Wajert's career has taken many unexpected turns, and the latest has brought her back to her roots

History: It is Not Just About the Past
Dr. Don Buerk makes history relevant to today's students and discovers his passions in the present

Recognition: Faculty Scholarly Achievements
Honors, awards, certifications, conference presentations, and publications

Symposium Brings in Pioneering Researcher
The 2009 McMaster School Symposium welcomes forest canopy researcher Dr. Margaret Lowman

Helping to Overcome Struggles
McMaster School Student Jennifer Creighton finds the value in helping people in crisis

Opportunity is All it Took to Change a Life
A passion for birds and education led Kaitlin Studer to take advantage of DC's McMaster School program

A Force on the National Day of Helping
The Defiance College community gathers in Columbus for the second annual Make A Difference Day event

Carrier of the Olympic Torch
DC alumna Bonnie Bundy Bobbitt '69 is honored to take part in the only U.S. leg of the Olympic Torch Relay

Athletics Update From the Field House
Men's and women's basketball previews, plus standout fall sports performers

DC Alumni Class Notes

Honor Roll of Donors 2007-2008

Lincoln: Celebrating a Great President
DC and the city of Defiance honor Abraham Lincoln with a year-long celebration

Editorial Board & Staff

Kathy Punches '96
Editor, Director of Public Relations & Marketing

Rev. David Plant '73
Director of Alumni and Parent Relations

Michele Tinker
Director of Annual Giving

Debbie Richard '02 '04
Assistant Director of Marketing

Ryan Imbrock
Creative Design Manager