Class of 1956

Phil Krombolz ’84 (L-R), Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, Elizabeth Blake ’12, and Gordon E. Wright ’56.

October 16, 2013

Five Alumni Help Support Community Counseling Center

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An informal network of alumni who give generously of their time and talent is a vital resource for Daemion Counseling Center, Berwyn, Pa., says Margaret O. “Marti” Magee, executive director, whose daughter is Emily O. Magee ’10.   The center charges clients based on what they can afford and funds its services through foundation grants and private [...]

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May 26, 2011

Medical Pioneer Gerald Bodey ’56 Played Role in Battle Against Cancer

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By Kate Helm In the 1960s, Gerald P. Bodey ’56 almost became a medical missionary. At that time the draft was still in place for doctors, so his physician friend, Charles Mengel ’53, suggested Bodey fulfill his draft requirements by applying for a position as a clinical associate in the leukemia service at the National [...]

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February 5, 2009

‘America and Its People Deserve the Best’

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Evan Hineman ’56 honored for lifetime excellence in intelligence community If anyone knows how quickly America’s security needs can change, it’s Evan Hineman ’56. With over 50 years of intelligence experience, Hineman was honored with the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) Lifetime Achievement Award. “It is a very humbling experience,” says Hineman, a private [...]

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November 6, 2008

The Graduates Will Perform Christmas Vespers Concert Dec. 13

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Annual event features seasonal carols and anthems Lafayette’s The Graduates choir will present its annual candlelight Christmas Vespers concert of favorite seasonal carols and anthems 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in Colton Chapel. Jennifer Kelly, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, will be featured guest soprano soloist. The Christmas Vespers concerts were [...]

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October 16, 2008

Reaching Beyond Borders

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Rashid Abdu ’56 travels abroad to share experience as Muslim Arab in U.S. through Citizens Dialogue ProgramRashid Abdu ’56 traveled to the U.S. embassies in Algeria, Oman, and Yemen to discuss his experience as a Muslim Arab American through the Citizens Dialogue Program. Abdu, emeritus director of surgical education at Ohio’s St. Elizabeth Health Center, [...]

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October 13, 2008

Business Success Provides Time to Serve For Greer Arthur ’56

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He’s founded and sold two maritime container businesses in past dozen years Fresh off the sale of his company, Trans Ocean Distribution (TOD), Greer Arthur ’56 is devoting time to the World Presidents’ Organization, the San Francisco Opera, and other nonprofits. He’s also working with his sons on several real estate development projects. TOD transported [...]

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May 5, 2008

The Golden Touch

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Successes of Bryan Satterlee ’56 lead Harvard Business School to take notice By Dan Edelen When people at IBM, then in its mainframe computer heyday, discovered that Bryan Satterlee ’56 wanted to leave the company after ten years, they thought he’d lost his mind. “For three months, IBM had a psychiatrist interview me to see [...]

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September 18, 2007

Phi Delt Alumni Plan Homecoming Reunion

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At least 15 brothers will tailgate, watch football game, and dine afterward Phi Delta Theta alumni from the classes of 1955-58 are getting together at Homecoming. Norig “Skip” Ellison ’57 and Donald L. Mitchell ’56 have helped organize the event. Fifteen alumni, as well as spouses, plan to attend. The reunion will begin at 10 [...]