Defiance College

The Magazine

Spring 2011
The World As Our Classroom

Cover of Spring 2011

Opportunity: The World As Our Classroom
Classroom knowledge gets put to the test very quickly at Defiance College

Speaking of: Unique Learning Experiences
DC Alumni share (in their own words) some of their most memorable academic events

Imagine: An Initiative to Transform Defiance College
What if every student had an opportunity for an international travel experience or could walk into a campus classroom and have an international experience brought to them through the capabilities of today's technology, learning directly from scholars and business leaders in other countries

Legacy: Decades of Support for Defiance
Gordon and Katharine Dix leave their mark on Defiance College with ongoing support of the tennis facilities

Going Solar: A Much-Needed Partnership
DC faculty and students forge a relationship with a small community in Belize to help address its needs

Increasing Income
Ken Hahn has followed DC sports for nearly 50 years and creates a Charitable Gift Annuity

Open to All: A Welcoming Place For Students
President Mark Gordon and wife, Anne, are proving that their home is the College's home

Let's Collaborate
A Defiance Hall classroom has been transformed into a lab that is both functional and comfortable

A Difference: DC Community Comes Together
Defiance College partners with the community to help bring about positive change

Excitement: Homecoming 2010 A Success
Take a look back on how this year's Homecoming truly did Defy the Ordinary

Recognition: Faculty and Staff Achievements
Promotions, awards, presentations, invitations, and seminars

Welcome: To the DC Community
Dr. Barbara R. Schirmer has been appointed provost/academic dean and will begin duties in July

In Memory: Of DC's Former "First Lady"
Ruth Ludwig played an important role as wife and partner to President Emeritus Marvin Ludwig

Meaningful: Discovery and Planning
Project 701, tied to the McMaster School, allows students the opportunity to be involved at higher levels of service

Construction Has Begun on the New Athletic Center
Construction of the new complex will catapult DC's athletic facilities to a new level

Athletics: Update on Your Yellow Jackets
New sports coming, winter season highlights, 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