Defiance College

The Magazine

Fall 2009
The Right Fit

Cover of Fall 2009

The Right Fit
The more information Mark C. Gordon found about Defiance College, the more excited he became

Making Connections
President Gordon's inaugural address defines the role of Defiance College as a place of opportunity

Honorees Recognized at Homecomming
Four alumni are honored at the Celebrate DC dinner; four are inducted into the AVD Hall of Fame

Progress: The Transforming Difference
With your help, the largest campaign in College history is on the path to success

Tradition of More Than 80 Years
Handel's 'Messiah' may be billed as the 38th annual performance, but its history at DC is far greater

Active On and Off Campus
Chantille Millender embodies the Defiance College spirit by her numerous activities both on and off campus

A Change Wasn't Part of the Plan
A service trip to New Orleans changed Kyle Shong's life and career path forever

Welcome New Faculty to Campus
Eight new fulltime faculty bring extensive academic expertise to the DC community, from accounting to social work

Recognition: Faculty Scholarly Achievements
Workshops, conferences, research opportunities, publications, and presentations

Wild Ride: And Enjoying Every Bit of It
Rich Zvosec '83 has gone from hitting golf balls, to coaching, to author, with no plans of slowing down

Athletics: Update from the Field House
Updates on all of your favorite Fall sports teams

Partners for Adolescents with Autism
Defiance College and Defiance City Schools are teaming together to help those with autism

DC Alumni Class Notes

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