Defiance College

The Magazine

Spring 2010
Creating a Distinctive Defiance Model for Undergraduate Education

Cover of Spring 2010

Dream: The Time for Action is Now
Defiance College's Wellness & Fitness Center/Field House project -- $3,500,000 -- becoming a reality

Dynamic Duo Spark Drive for Field House
Dick "Coach" Small and Randy Buchman are playing vital roles in DC's drive for a new Field House

Distinctive Model of Undergrad Education
A closer look at what makes the Defiance College education model distinctively different

Transcend the Traditional Experience
DC Undergraduate students find themselves conducting research alongside their professors

Valuable Learning Experiences
Off-campus internships provide students with skills, perspectives, and contacts that enhance their market value

Watch Out: Digital Criminals Beware of DC
Thanks to the digital forensics major, Defiance College graduates can fight criminals in a whole new way

Win-Win For Campus and Community
The new Partnership for Jobs program will benefit DC students and community-based nonprofits

Networking Alumni Meet with Students
ASK (Alumni Student Konnections) offers alumni an informal opportunity to have lunch with students

DC Alum in the NFL
Don Martindale '84 was recently named the defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos

Together From Freshmen to Forever
Bruce and Betty Angell fondly recall Defiance College and have included DC in their estate plan

New Athletic Director Announced
Jenni Morrison removes interim title and begins her new full-time role in the summer of 2010

Nominated Within Their Field of Study
The new Rising Stars program announces the first six students to be recognized

McMaster Symposium
Two outstanding keynote speakers anchor the annual event

Advisory Boards for More Majors
President Gordon helps students make more connections while they are still in college

Mentors Make a Lasting Impression
Dr. David Gormsen '74 and Ashton Judis '10 discuss how DC professors shaped their life's path

Legacy: Schauffler Alumna Honored
Fannie Millward '47 was recognized recently with the 2009 Schauffler Legacy Award

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

Dedication to Defiance College
Five Board of Trustee members were recently recognized for more than 25 years of individual service to DC

Athletics: Update from the Field House
Records broken, tournament berths, awards, and more

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