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I Digitized by tine Internet Archive in 2015 littps: arcliive.org details 1986elmselms 1 Table of Contents Fall 10 Winter 38 Spring 96 Summer 138 ' 86 Elmhurst College 190 Prospect Street Elmhurst, Illinois 60126 ; Volume LXVI A new beginning, fresh . , . Orientation . . . Classes start . . . Clean white pages . . . Campus life . . . First year in a series of four , . . The foundation to four stories of untapped knowledge . . . The air is brisk . . . The mind is alert . . . The leaves are in full color . , . An unshaped structure. Twister enables Loreii Kyes, Jill Yelsky and Tracy Heller- mann to become better acquainted. ml ' mm Michele Dupre and Maria Sabin lead a spirited cheer at the Orientation pep rally. Opening the football game with the Star Spangled Banner is Miki Nishiniura, Sandy Nelmes and Michele Waltemalh. Bob Sanfilippo, alias Waldo, and Chris Ralliff, alias Billy ,ldol, celebrate Halloween al ihe |Orchesis sponsored dance. Lynda Dybala and Kurt Pazdra lead the E.G. community in the founder ' s Day celebration. Leaves fall . . . Trees are bare . . . Highlighted pages . . . Midnight oil . . . Typewriter keys . . . Ten page papers . . . Tested learning . . . End of semester . . . Holiday season . . . The structure takes shape adding walls of knowledge. ntration overtakes I? Austin during their ![ against Juniata. The cherry blossom . trees bloom using Hammerschmidi Chapel as a backdrop. Laura lovino and Terry Kir- chner carouse in ihe Madrigal spirit. The Deicke Center opens its doors to the nursing majors. The Science center provides a learning atmosphere for both teachers and students. Melting snow . . . Robins sing . . . Awakened love . . . New courses . . . Second half . . . Windows open and imagination flows . . . Background noises . . . Bicycles and frisbees . . . Vivid colors, splashes of fashion . . . Tying loose ends . . . Finishing touches . . . Yet the ceiling to one level is merely the floor to beginning another. Vince Campagna delights in his meal in the cafeteria. Old Main sllll slaiids after restoration. spring day allows lime alone ' fore classes. Assistant Dean of Students, Janet Laver, whispers the secret to a successful Pep Rally to the E.G. Bluejay. Students enjoy the fall day studying in Kranz Forum. 10 11 In the Beginning . Before the orientation program was scheduled to begin, the new students day started early with packing up the car. The day they had prepared for had come — they were off to college. Upon their arrival, there were many smiling faces of orientation leaders willing to make this transition as smooth as possible. There was so much to do — unpacking had to be done — meetings had to be at- tended — and friends had to be met. Elmhurst College opened its arms to welcome its new students with a convocation. New students and their family were greeted by trustees, ad- ministrators, faculty, and staff. This was just the start of a four day program. The time arrived for the student to say good-bye to the family. The meetings were over for the day, it was time for fun and games. A barbe- que, dancing, twister, and a boat ride on Lake Michigan were a few of the scheduled events. The students took this time to meet their fellow students, to explore the campus, and to relax and prepare themselves for the next three days. The following days were filled with placement tests, advisor meetings, student group meetings, and class scheduling. By now the new students were feeling confident and secure in their new home. Orientation ended on a note of good-luck, it was time for classes to start. The orientation process laid a foundation on which the students ' following years were built upon. The years go by fast and they pass from orientation to graduation. — Karen Ruesch Sharon Shipinski helps direct Kale PioUer to ihe slide presen- tation in the Science Center. Freshmen wait patiently before registering for their first college semester. Terri Caccia assists Krisla Sorensen in the Orientation check-in. 12 Rose DeFlorio Irics lo in- terest Jodi Albert and Chris Murphy in joining Squires. 13 Suited and ready to go, the football team takes the field. The Heat Is On . . . S --: ill i -l The cheerleading squad ex- presses their feelings about the Jays. Steve Flanagan and Regina Stella reign over the festivities of Homecoming. Sam DeAngelo and Dave Gross munch after their Homecoming performance. 14 The tailgaling parly pro- vides an opportuiiily lo reacquainl llienisclves with old and new friends. (inside left) In his traditional Homecoming attire. Dean Cun- ningham looks over his speech. (outside right) E.G. Pom Pons perform during halftirtie to the song " Sussudio. " As midterms snuck up on students. Homecoming arrived with the traditional E.G. spirit. The week long celebration in- cluded scenes from Fantastics, a mesmerizing hypnotist named Diana Barrar, a performance by the Jazz Band, a rained-in pep rally and a Friday night dance featuring Geneva. Prior to the pep rally, the judging of the Homecoming floats took place. Niehbur Hall captured first place while Squires were a close second. The cafeteria served shrimp as people anxiously awaited the start of the pep rally. Dean Gunningham led the crowd in the E.G. Fight Song. The pro- gram progressed and the time had come to announce the Homecoming court. The Freshmen representatives were Ellen Leahy and Jim Vainisi, the Sophomore representatives were Laura lovino and Sean McGinnis, and the Junior representatives were Lynda Dybala and Mike Wagner. The reigning King and Queen of the 1985 Homecoming were Steve Flanagan and Regina Stella. The week culminated in E.G. ' s 38-21 victory over Gar- thage Gollege. During the game, students and alumni en- joyed the ongoing tailgating party and then made their way to the dinner dance. 15 Dancing wildly, Chris Ratliff and Joan Sundberg move to ihe sounds of Elite Entertainment. Enjoying each other ' s com- pany. Rich Vincent and John Leahy reminisce. As the fans enjoyed Elmhurst College ' s victory over Carthage College, the final preparations were being finished in the banquet hall of the Hamilton Hotel. A record setting crowd of over six hundred attended the dinner dance. The evening began with students and alumni meeting for cocktails. A dinner of cream of basil soup, salad, chicken marco polo and a delectable amaretto cheesecake was served. The program, including the Alumni Merit Awards, followed the dinner. Elite Entertainment and the college Jazz Band supplied the music for the dance. The couples danced on the crowded fioor until one A.M. when the evening concluded. — Lynda Dybala Christ Floros On llie saxophone. Pa in Kib- bons helps entertain the crowd with " The Heat is On. " Party All The Time . . Lynda Dybala and President Frick present the Outstanding Alumni Award to Reverend Bob Kasper. 17 N L Marion Clay challenges Father Doherty to defend his faith in light of the disaster. The production of " Angels Fall " introduced the Artist in Residence program to the Mill Theater. The entire production was an actor ' s workshop for the cast members, conducted by professional actor and acting teacher, Kevin Doolan. Doolan had appeared in one hundred and thirty stage productions during his career, as well as numerous film roles in both commercial and industrial productions. As a part of the Artist in Residence program, Doolan also presented a workshop entitled " A Survival Course for Actors, " which discussed methods for actors to market their skills. The cast of five students and Doolan portrayed a group of people stranded in an old mission in the New Mexico desert after a nuclear accident. Each character had to come to grips with his or her past in the light of possibly not having a future. The script provided an ex- cellent opportunity to explore the depths of ensemble acting and proved to be a real growth ex- perience for all involved. The conflict between what Don Tabaha wants to do and what he knows he should do over- whelms him. £ Unable lo continue their travels, the stranded couples share something of themselves. ANGELS FALL by Lanford Wilson CAST OF CHARACTERS Don Tabaha Nick Anselmo Vita Harris Carol Johnstone Niles Harris Daniel T. Miller Marion Clay Lee A. Bale Salvatore (Zappy) Zappala Mark Mavetz Father William Doherty Kevin M. Doolan Director, Paul R. Zeissler Challenge Accepted Football Entering into the 1985 football campaign, the E.G. Bluejays adopted the motto " Accept the Challenge " to be the hallmark of their season. These words of inspiration aided the team members to surpass their predicted fourth place finish in conference play en route to a 7-2 record which qualified the Jays for second place in the conference standings. The season opener pitted the Jays against an im- proved Illinois Benedictine team. The Bluejays were able to overcome a case of the first game jit- ters as they rallied to defeat the Eagles 24-17. The home opener matched E.G. against North Park. An overall defensive effort, including a climactic fourth quarter goal line stand, helped the Jays to preserve a 13-6 victory. Following this game, E.G. played its most emotional football game of the season against Garroll Gollege. Losing 28-7 in the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Jays ' offense exploded with a twenty-eight point performance to pull out a 35-28 win. Perhaps a bit drained by their last feat, Wheaton Gollege dominated the Bluejays by a score of 49- 25. In the following week ' s contest, the Jays were able to hold off a stubborn Illinois Wesleyan team in Normal, as the Jays captured a 23-20 decision. Returning home for Homecoming, the Jays faced Garthage Gollege. A powerful offensive display aid- ed in defeating the Redmen 38-21. Travelling down to Decatur, to confront the Big Blue of Miilikin, the Jays played their most dominating game of the year as a total team effort enabled the Bluejays to upset Miilikin 20-17. Journeying back to Langhorst Field for the final home game, the Jays used a steady offense and a tight defense to surpass their arch rivals from North Gentral by a score of 19-7. The final game of the season pitted the Jays against nationally ranked Augustana Gollege. With a victory, the Bluejays would have tied the Vikings for a first place position in conference play. Any hopes of a conference title were erased as the Vikings com- pletely dominated E.G. en route to a 35-0 victory. Through following their motto, a number of Jays received post-season honors. The Bluejays placed Bob Sanfilippo as a First Team All-Gonference performer. Named to the Second Team were Jim Dooley, Mark Klutcharch. Jim Runavich and Ghris Stevens. Coach Hoffman checks the field before sending in his offensive hne. It ' s " Four-Four-Four " fourth quarter and Mike Calacci and Steve Akins want their team to " Out Hit! Out Hustle! V V V ■ V V Bob Sanfilippo narrowly escapes ihe defender ' s grasp in a sprint for the end zone. Also, a host of Bluejay players received Honorable Men- tion Awards in the conference rankings. Lastly Sanfilippo was named as a selection to the Third Team Pizza Hut All-American Squad. The E.G. Jays indeed had a memorable and rewarding season as they were able to " Accept the Challenge " that was laid before them. — Steve Flanagan Worn out after a hard fought defeat, Steve f ' lanagan returns to the Inrker room. % © %L 1$ ,■--1 n ' rt fTZ -0 E.G. defenders nail their Carthage opponent. Bottom Row: Stevens, Norris, Dooley, M. Burkley. Campbell, Weinberg. Smith, Vainisi, Rice. Fosnot, Second Row: Zafiratos, Gilmartin, Goehl, Topczewski. Huber. Hoffman. Woleske, Yaccino, Staley, Aikens, Third Row: Woywod. DeRango. Dannewitz, Vershaw, Melzgar. Clausen. Bageanis. Laudont, Gunnum, Canning, Mitchell, Chioda. Fou rth Row: Hollenbeck, Rink. Maltby. Holder. Martineck. Sanfilippo. Calacci. Guderley. C. Burkley. Fifth Row: Akins. Sullivan. Cox. P. Maniscalo, Booth. Campagna, Klulcharch, Bucciarelli. Baugh, Wagner. Sixth Row: Rogers, Beach, Cook. Brown. Hardy. Kerr. G. Maniscalo, Schwind, Moran. Top Row: VanHorn, Honsik. Runavich, Watzlawick. Flanagan, Bolt, SchulLz. VanLanduyl. 21 Champions Again I M Volleyball It started on August 18th, 1985, When fourteen young volleyball players arrived; At the new gym, all readily prepared. To start a brand new season — if we dared. We all met at the gym, it was about eight. Coach Walton was waiting, no one was late! We were all introduced — it was kind of fun — Then Walton started talking and the joking was done. Coach explained the program, everything we ' d have to do — Offense, defense and other plays — but condition ing too! We would have to sprint and run, mile after mile. We all frowned and groaned but Coach just gave us a smile. Two weeks of triples were on the road ahead. By September 1st, we were all half dead; Until a brand new face appeared at the door. Little Jaye Flood who wanted us to run even more! Coach introduced us to Jaye, because she was new. We looked down at her and said hi — she ' s only five feet two. Then Coach said get running and you better be quick! Three seniors, ten sophomores and a freshman from Reddick!! The season started slowly for this selected few. Some of the starters, but a number of others too, Were plagued with injuries, some kind of queer — A knee, a pelvis, a heart — was the end really near? When school began, practice was then moved t o four. Triples were over, but when we walked thru the gym door; The two hours ahead always dragged on forever, Coach Walton and Jaye worked us harder than ever! We looked forward to games. So we could finally put our skills to use. Our opponents didn ' t like seeing us though. We always gave them lots of abuse. North Central and Wheaton, just to name a few; Were some of the teams we left black and blue — But then there were also some games that weren ' t as much fun. We were all wondering when those games would be done. The season also offered some trips out of state. But the one to Colorado was for what we couldn ' t wait. We arrived in the Springs, it was so nice; But Coach Walton wouldn ' t let us go skiing, or skate on the ice. We also went to the Air Force Academy, And that ' s where we placed our bets. Not on who would win the game, But who could pick up the cutest Cadets! We returned home from the trip, And the season went by pretty fast. We won Conference and then moved on to the Regionals — At last!!! Emotions run high for NataHe Ganser, Lori Farrey and Carmi Frankovich after winning the national title. Sue Birdsey and Melanie Hollander synchronize their defense to block a Juniata shot. We met Calvin, and beat them in three. Our next opponent was the dreaded IBC. That match was a lot of fun — We beat them three games to one. We then found out Final Four would be in our gym — And all our fans were hoping we could win. Juniata was the first team we met. That was a match they were soon willing to forget! We also ended up beating them in three — And now the finals was what everyone waited to see. A whole season of practice was all we could remember — And now it all boiled down to the 14th of December. Laverne was the opponent on the other side of the net. A team thus far we had never yet met. But after the match was over and the dust had cleared. We had beaten Laverne in three, the one thing they had feared. Coach Walton then went up and accepted our trophy, second to none, Elmh urst College was again number one. We couldn ' t have done it, though. Without all of the support and hope; Without our parents, friends and fans. We wouldn ' t have been able to cope. Then there ' s Coach Walton and Jaye, Who spend lots of time with us everyday; Without all of your work and dedication. On December 14th, we would have started Christmas vacation. So thanks to everyone, whose faith Throughout the season didn ' t stop; Thanks to you, Elmhurst College ended up on top!! — Therese Dorigan The 1985 NCAA Division III Volleyball Champions. Therese Dorigan serves her way to a place on the First Team, All-Conference. Unfulfilled Hopes j H Women s Tennis The tennis team " had a disappointing fourth place finish in the conference tour- nament, " said Coach Hanke. " I unders- tand the mishap in number two doubles could not be helped, and more or less it sealed our destiny. " Because of the mishap. North Park edged out E.G. to capture sole possession of third place. The weather did not cooperate throughout the season, so that when the team played, it was the exception and not the rule. Despite this lack of practice, Hanke said, " I was pleased with our season considering the difficult schedule. Nine wins and six losses is a very creditable record. " " I was especially pleased with number one singles Karin Fox (12-6), number two singles Lisa Pienionte (13-5), number three singles Kathy Kozurek (11-7) and Deb Johnson ' s 15-3 record at number four singles. " Coach Hanke was impressed with the play of first year players Deb Faber and Sally Misiora. He felt they improved each week and had high hopes for them next year. — Debbie Johnson i f Shari Hoffman exhibits good form as stie drives home her firsl Number two singles player, Lisa Piemonte, begins the wind up for a big play. Karin Fox, the team ' s Most Valuable Player, sets for a return from the baseline. Bottom Row: Karin Fox, Debbie Johnson, Deb Faber, Top Row: Al Hanke, Lisa Piemonte, Sally Misiora, Kathy Kozurek. Youn g But Talented Cross Country Tammy Chidesler practices daily lo improve her time. ' ■■ ■■ Illl Lee Daniels lends his experience lo the younger harriers. The cross country team competed this year with an inexperienced squad. Although the team had only one senior, it still had bright trioments. At the Loyola Invitational, Elmhurst battled some of the top Division I and II teams. Mike Berg placed in the top fifty in the men ' s division as did Chris Nielsen in the women ' s contest. Senior Lou Caffero came off injured reserve and joined the team at the Judson Invitational, where the men ' s team finish- ed fifth. In the women ' s division, Vilma Wood completed the course in fourth place while Cindy Schmeckpeper cap- tured seventh. Finally, in the last meet for the expir- ing Chicago Metro Conference, the squad placed every runner in the top thirty, with Niel sen placing thirteenth and Wood run- ning fifteenth. The woinen finished fourth in the conference. The men ' s team competed in the CCIW, the toughest Division III con- ference in the country. Berg was again the top runner for the Bluejays as he ran to capture twenty-sixth place. Mike Clock, Caffero and Lee Daniels also toured the course in less than thirty minutes. Both squads wound up their seasons at the Regional Championship at Credit Island, Iowa. The women finished twelfth in the team standings, led by Wood and Nielsen with Fran DeFrancesco, Tammy Chidester, and Cathy Hyland close behind. The men finished in sixteenth place, with Berg in the lead. Every E.C. harrier broke thirty tninutes on the course. Mike Berg was the men ' s MVP while Chris Nielsen won that title among the women. Mark Bukovsky. Jim Snyder and Vilma Wood earned Most Improved. Bottom Row: Vilma Wood. Mall Mimlilz, Tammy Chidester, Bob Bythell, Mike Berg, Lee Daniels, Top Row: Lou Caffero. Chr Nielsen, Jim Snyder, Mark Bukovsky, Mike Clock. Pele Jelinek. Smiles light freshmen faces at a campus dance. Freshmen Freshman year was the lime to let high school friends pass into the shadows of the past and let new ones take their place. It really bothered me at first, but it was for the best. I quickly learned things about E.G. Some I liked; others bemused me; others made me think, " What a crazy place! " ; while still others upset me. I was impressed by professors like Fodor, Hatmaker, Thoma and others who took time to help or just talk. Did they know how much they were ap- preciated by us freshmen? Many times I was perplexed as to how we freshmen were supposed to fit in at Elmhurst. I wanted to belong and be one of the group, but I soon discovered that it worked much better when I didn ' t TRY to fit, but just let it happen. The memories are there: running out in the middle of the night, cold, dressed for sleep, to " Rack Out " games in the Mall; the long bus rides with the Choir when " Out to Lunch " became a coveted title; encounters with all the other people confronting the ever-popular " All Nighter. " And perhaps the greatest lesson learned as freshmen: not to waste all the op- portunities to get involved and to interact that were out there just waiting for us. — Camille Geisler Audra Palumtjo t etrays some nervousness al the opening Orientation program. Blushing pom pon girls. Matt Burkley and Tim Holder, make a rare appearance at the Hallo- ween ball. Kirsten Abend Stephanie Barber Shari Berg Chuck Canfield Tammy Chidesler Norman Crawford Brian Dunn Susan Dunne Deborah Faber Robert Ferrigan Indus Gagnon Camille Geisler Sharon Goddard Heather Guigle Liz Hamblin Laura Hascek Robert Hatch Joanne Horwath Leah Ivey Heather Jarosh Freshmen save a buck on ad- mission to the Halloween party with weak costumes. Brigitte O ' Neill and Francie Habash practice group think in Mr. Proctor ' s class. 28 Arnold Glass follows a com- plicated mathematical theory. Dr. Robert counsels Ryan Seamans on his freshman schedule. 29 Dr. Swallow explains heats of reaction and enthlapy to the freshmen physics students. Math Department chair, Dr. Mason, ponders a computer program sheet in his office . A Faculty for All Seasons . . Mrs. Lu Aiello Mrs. Carol Akey Dr. Raymond Albert Mrs. Mary Albrecht Ms. Susan Bachman Mr. Alex Barclay Dr. William Barclay Dr. James Barry Mr. Ken Bartels Mrs. Ruth Behle Dr. James Berry Mrs. Bonnie Biagioli Dr. Kenneth Bidle Mr. Neal Blum Mr. Tom Boese Mr. Lawrence Borgione Mrs. Jeannine Boylan Dr. Kenneth Brehob Fr. Thomas Bristow Mrs. Judy Brockway Dr. Walter Burdick Dr. Lester Callvedl Mrs. Judi Christman Dr. Robert Clark 30 lelow) Dr. Trenholme answers psychological question asked y Lisa Hines. (far below) Dr. Noll emphasizes a poini lo sleepy students in an eight o ' clock general psych class. Elementary Statistics professor, Mr. Failon, checks the answer to problem 34 in his book. Mrs. Karnstedt and Mrs. Killmer discuss the paperwork in the Nursing Department. . A Faculty for All Seasons . Mrs. Nikki Clark Mrs. Diane Clavadetscher Mrs. Ann Coltrane Mrs. Jeannette Conniff Mrs. Roberta Coyne Ms. Cynthia Crissman Dr. Stephen Crocco Dr. James Cunningham Dr. Michael Cunningham Mr. James Day Mrs. Pat Delaney Mr. Michael Dessimoz Mr. Joseph Eburno Ms. Marilyn Ehrlich Mrs. Jeanette Eils Mr. Keith Failon Dr. Thomas Fauquet Dr. Michael Feldman Dr. Janice Fodor Dr. Brenda Forster Mrs. Jane Foulser Ms. Kay Fox Mr. James Francis Mr. Richard Franks I 31 Mr. Weber steps back lo gain some perspective on a student ' s art project. t The Art Department offered courses in both studio art and art history. The studios provided space for drawing, painting, photography, print- making, sculpture, art education, art history, critiques, discussion and advising. Courses in these areas, plus those in art history, provided the art student with a broad background in basic skills and creative sensitivity. Beyond a core of basic requirements, the stu- dent was free to write his her own program of individual study which could include various In- terim offerings such as a Travel-Study course to Spain and France. Department graduates worked in many fields: theater and costume design, illustration, advertising, printing, televi- sion, teaching, marketing, and art therapy. In 1986, the Department graduated its largest number of majors in many years. It also began work on a color darkroom facility which would make it one of the few art departments in the area to offer a color photography program. In addition, plans were begun to create a com- puter graphic animation art major when the new computer technology building was completed. — Mr. Richard Paulsen Seniors proudly display the results of four years of training during the Student Art Show. Beginning art students pracli( portraiture with live models. 32 Mr. Krueger cocks an allenlive ear as one of his organ students attempts a dirficult passage. The faculty of the Department of Music was devoted to sei ' ing students contemplating careers in the music field and students wishing to participate in music performance organiza- tions. The performing organizations at Elmhurst College included the College Choir, Choral Union, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Symphony Orchestra and chamber ensembles. From the Music Department, students pursued careers in music education, private instruction, church music, and music-related business careers such as publishing, management, sales and recording. — Dr. Paul Westermeyer (top) In Dr. Westermeyer ' s course on church music, Bruce Cuscaden has found that it ' s better to volunteer an answer than wait to be called on. Dr. Gorsic plants the seeds of an idea with his students in a lesson on zygote development. J B 1 o 1 o y Biology, the science of life, sought to give students an appreciation for the nature and role of earth ' s various life-forms, including plants, animals, and microorganisms. All aspects of living organisms from the level of the gene (DNA) to that of ecosystems were examined in classroom, laboratory and field settings. — Dr. Frank Mitlermeyer Dr. Berry encourages a student to contribute to the class discussion. Jennifer Wilson considers the information in Dr. Meseth ' s biology class. In the midst of a lecture, Dr. Meseth pauses to greet a late arrival to class. 34 Dr. Ophardi itirows some light on basic molecular siruclure. The Chemistry Department, with a wide variety of modern equipment, emphasized high quality teaching and research. Continually up- dating its facilities, the department offered a curriculum so that students could pursue careers in education, graduate and professional schools, business and industry, and government. — Dr. Robert Glogovsky (lop) In the lab, it ' s a good idea 10 read the directions very thoroughly. After explaining a point in Management Accounting, Mrs. Sampsell reviews for the up- Watching a marketing presen- tation by his students. Dr. Madoch hstens for the under- standing of basic concepts. B u s 1 n e s s Grasping the fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Jeff Maltby examines his book dur- ing a lecture. 36 The Center for Business and Economics (CBE) administered the academic programs in Business Administration and Economics. It offered core courses designed to provide students with a broad base of knowledge as well as more specialized courses enabling students to develop their interest and professional competence. The Center also provided a diversity of op- portunity for business executives and institutional administrators to interact with students through internship programs, personal appearances in classes, seminars, field trips and in- dependent study. In addition, the Center, in cooperation with other departments of the college, provided basic knowledge of administration and economics for majors of other disciplines through a variety of interdepartmental programs. The program of study in the Center for Business and Economics sought to provide a broad education preparing the student for responsible citizenship and leadership roles in business and society. This implied the development of basic knowledge and skills that were widely transferable and that were applicable throughout a lifetime. In addition to mastery of the theoretical foundations of business, students were expected to develop skills in communication, the understanding of people and the ability to work with them effectively. Students also were ex- pected to develop competency in critical analysis, ability to concentrate on the job at hand and the ability and desire to continue learning both on and off the job. Emphasis was placed on developing within the student the means to form sound value judgments and to demonstrate social responsibility. — Dr. Joseph Heiney Hospital administralion raises a management question that Mr. Jacobs attempts to answer. E c o n o m 1 c s Mr. E ton displays the prin ciples of demand pull inflation. 37 39 Chef Jeff Spinoff flourishes a tray of cookies ready for one of the College ' s receptions. It Ain ' t Mom ' s Cooking For many students, college meant the first long-term separation from the warm familiarity of family, hearth and home. One then experienced abnormal hours, drinking binges, stimulating classes and even- tually the Dreaded Cafeteria. To some the food appeared quite edible and resembled something better than Mom ' s Cooking, but for the majority of students, no one ' s cooking tasted like Mom ' s. Visions of medium rare roast beef, steaming fresh cut green beans, a tossed salad topped with croutons, creamy mashed potatoes with a thick lumpy beef gravy and for dessert, warm peach cobbler, could still be tasted at home. And now reality hits. BANG! The crashing of trays could be heard as one approached the cafeteria line. As the line meandered slowly, people asked inquisitively, " What is that? " The help, led by ' Jeff the Chef, ' happily scooped up the mystery meat, the RDA vegetables swimming in a yellow substance and instant potatoes, with pockets of sawdust-like clumps. All of this is placed on white plates. Many passed up this fine cuisine and ordered a double cheeseburger. Others skipped right to the ice cream. Another option existed — pass up the prepared meal and order a delicious Domino ' s pizza. Yum! Although the cafeteria food wasn ' t the greatest, the staff often overcompensated by their large smiles. But I would rather see Mom smiling over a hot stove anytime! Lunch buddies chow down on fast food, cafeteria-style. Fortunately for these diners, neatness does not count. 40 " Let ' s let Jodie try il. " " She won ' t like il, she hales (center left) Tammy Chidesler Mary Ann Cardoni and the new everything. " " Hey, she Mkes presses on through the line in Vali-Dine system speed up the it! " search of a hearty meal. dinner line. Charter members of the Clean- (center right) All of the ham in The cafeteria had better satisfy ' late-Club await their just the cafeteria is not found on a this customer — or else, lessens. plate. 41 Super Bowl XX: Champions at Last! Monsters of the Midway . . . Papa Bear . . . Sweetness . . . The Black ' n ' Blues Brothers ... A Punk Rock QB . . . Danimal . . . Woof, Woof, Woof! . . . The Fridge. The cast of characters exhibited an ex- traordinary year for Chicago fans. From the Bears opening game comeback against Tampa Bay to back-to-back playoff shutouts (an NFL first!) to the Super Bowl XX championship, the Bears were spec- tacular fun. The cast of characters included William Perry, nick-named the Refrigerator due to his 307-pound frame, a first round draft choice from Clemson. The defensive coordinator. Buddy Ryan, saw him as an overweight and disappointing rookie. The American people saw him block for a touchdown, bull for a score on his own against the 49ers and go in motion to catch a TD pass. His ultimate move was his attempt to hoist Walter .Payton in his huge arms and carry him over the goal line despite the rule that forbids such tactics. Jim McMahon, the perpetually injured quarterback, held his team ' s offense together. He proved this against the Vikings when he entered the game late due to an earlier game injury and scored three TD passes for a comeback 33-24 victory. That game saw quite a few head butts after scoring. His defiance of authority cost him a $5,000 penal- ty for advertising " Adidas " on a headband and later " Rozelle " in protest. Walter Payton remained the leading ground gainer of all time and logged a record nine straight 100-yard running games this season. It warmed America ' s hearts to see him in the Super Bowl at last. Mike Ditka, hand chosen by George Halas, coached the Bears with passion. His outbursts on the sideline, his manner of dress and his frankness with the media found him making headlines as regularly as his players. The top rated defensive team shut out Dallas and Atlanta during the regular season. They held six straight opponents to under 100 yards rushing. The linebackers — Mike (Samurai) Singletary, Otis Wilson and Wilber Marshall — formed the best trio in the game. The defen- sive line, anchored by Dan Hampton and Richard Dent, terrorized op- ponents every weekend when the Bears lined up in Coach Ryan ' s complex ' 46 ' defense. Their bark equaled their bite and woof, woof, woof became the defense ' s trademark. The Bears played tough regardless of salary squabbles that cost them last year ' s All-Pro strong (above) Paylon on lop of " the Fridge " and the world, (center) Mike Ditka: Once a Bear, always a Bear, (left) Superflake McMahon flaunU his latest headband. safety, Todd Bell, and the starting right linebacker, Al Harris. The Bears thrashed and mauled opponents week after week. They ventured to San Francisco to play the 49ers, the Super Bowl champs who shut them out in last season ' s playoffs, and crushed them. A Dallas showdown humiliated the Cowboys, 44-0, the worst defeat in the history of the Dallas franchise. Then came the only defeat of the season. On Monday night football with millions of fans watching, the Bears lost to the Miami Dolphins, 38-24. After that game, the Bear defense held opponents to 13 consecutive touchdownless quarters. The Bears ended their regular season play 15-1. They advanced to the playoffs and shut out the N.Y. Giants, 21-0. They then whipped the L.A. Rams, 24-0, to take the National Conference championship. Twenty-three different Bears scored touchdowns this year and the most outlandish statistic was that ten of them were playing defense. The Super Bowl Shuffle, an outrageous brag and stomp recording for charity, came out and told of the Bear ' s goal. Other teams thought it was egotistical but the Bears let everyone know what was on their minds. It was hard to believe a Chicago sports team had advanced to a championship game. Chicago really had done it. The Bears faced the New England Patriots for Super Bowl XX in the Louisiana Super- dome. The Bears did the Super Bowl Stumble en route to their 46-10 i victory. They fumbled the ball, gave the Patriots a quick field goal, fell behind and Chicago hearts began to tremble. But all the Bears had to do was get the ball back and score. They scored again and again and 1 again. They went on to win by the biggest margin of victory in Super Bowl history. The Super Bowl slaughter found Chicago fans ready to party. Fans took over the city. Streets and bars overflowed with people. The city of ! Chicago was a winner. To congratulate the Super Bowl champions a ticker tape parade was held on Monday. Half a million fans packed the streets and climbed trees, roofs and the Picasso statue to better their glimpse of the buses carrying the team and the much coveted Vince Lombardi trophy. The parade began at Jackson and LaSaUe and end- ed at Daley Plaza, temporarily named Bear Plaza. The crowd, the -25° wind chill weather, and the wait for the parade to start were worth the memories the Bears gave us in the 1985-1986 season. 42 Laurie LaMonlagna works her way out of the human knot. Leadership Conference The annual January Leadership Conference was established to get student leaders from every student organization recognized by the Campus Life Council, including fraternities, sororities, honor societies, and clubs, an opportunity to develop their leadership skills and share their experiences with others on campus. The leader of the 1986 Conference was Dr. Arnie Bacigalupo, a group development and communications skills specialist, who alter- nately lectured, joked, encouraged and mediated lively discussions among the participants. Under his guidance, we discussed problem- solving, brainstorming and conflict management; we practiced the trust fall and primal scream; we learned the value of hugging a tree. — Joanne Kohlhaas (above) The Leadership Con- ference coordinator Dr. Bacigalupo stresses the impor- tance of conflict management. (above right) Founder ' s Day united many student organiza- tions in celebration of the school ' s heritage. Lorrie Kelling clears the elec- tric fence with an assist from her teammates. 1 44 Co-chairman, Christ Floros presides over the weekly CLC meeting. Campus Life Council The Campus Life Council kicked off the year with several heated discussions. Topics ranged from consideration of the college budget to asbestos in the library. Also discussed was the tenure policy, admis- sions and retention, residence life policies, and the new computer center. For the tenth consecutive year, CLC planned and executed the campus Leadership Conference. Representatives from all campus organizations gathered to exchange ideas and learn leadership skills. — Christ Floros Lynda Dybala tottom Row: Shelly Kuzak, Christ Floros, Kristen Clark, Terry Chechakli, Barbara demri. Middle Row: Brian De Filippo, Joanne Kohlhaas, Mark Perkins, Adriana Barriga, eff Tosello, Top Row; Dr. Tracy, Dr. Barry, John Smetana, Terry Kirchner, Dr. Madoch, (r. Cross. Bottom Row: Tom George, Mrs. Scanlon, Karin Fox, Jill Yetsky, Barbara Potemri, Karen McLaughlin, Tom Floros, Brian DeFilippo, Middle Row: Dr. Fodor, Dr. Madoch, Jack Wengrosky, Christ Floros, Lynda Dybala, Dean Cunningham, Top Row: Amy Deardorff, Cheryl Jenkover, Terry Chechakli, Tanya Rand. Cheryl Jenkover entertains a Tiotion concerning the Union Board budget. ZLC members, Terry Kirchner nd Joanne Kohlhaas, discuss he issues with Anne Paxton. Leader editor, Laurie Mounel, phones out for pizza during another exhausting layout session. Union Board The Union Board was composed of the student and facul- ty chairpersons of such committees as Athletic Life, Black Affairs, Cultural Life, Recreational Life, Campus Ministry and Social Life; also three media committees comprised of the Elms (yearbook), the Leader (newspaper) and WRSE- FM radio. The Board was set up to provide the E. C. com- munity with a well-balanced program of events, both social and educational, for all students to enjoy. Among the traditional events sponsored by the commit- tees were the largest Homecoming dinner dance in College history, the Campus Ministry retreat, the trips to profes- sional sporting events and theater productions, and the in- tramural athletic program. Union Board, as a whole, spon- sored two blood drives, and a performance by the world famous jazz artist. Woody Herman and his Thundering Herd. — Lynda Dybala (above) Jazz legend Voody Herman dazzles the Thursday evening concert-goers. (above right) As Rev. Helt looks on, Janet Laver summarizes the discussion in a marathon reorganization meeting. Bottom Row: Bruce Hill, Sue ErrichieUo, Tim Rhodes, Debbie Nelson, Lynda Dybala, Rev. Helt. Top Row: Laura lovino, Ch . Seilberlich, Christ Floros, Janet Laver, Larry Espinoza. (below center) Al a WRSE spon- sored dance, Nick Slavropoulos provides the music. (below) D.J. Christ Floros spins a classic Chicago tune on the late night show. WRSE WRSE had a year of ups and downs. We started out the fall term by going off the air for a term while technical changes were being made to boost the station ' s power from ten watts to one hun- dred watts. In January, we went on the air at an increased wattage and listener requests reached new highs. However, technical and book- keeping problems resulted in our wattage decrease temporarily, back to ten watts. We had a first ever dance concert which bopped the Cafe like it ' s never been bopped before. We pulled in two hundred people from the college and community of Elmhurst. One of our biggest pushes this term was playing local music, especially college bands. We gave away a lot of tickets to hear bands playing at clubs in the area. — Marcia Schmid Botlonn Kow: Paul U Keitly, Nick Stavropoulos, Terri Crammich, Mark Knoebl. Middle Row: Anita Lande, Miki Nishimura, Peter DeFrancisco, Pete Snyder, Tim Moberiy, Terry Chechakli. Top Row: Marcia Schmid, Mike Pace, T anya Rand, Christ Floros, Angelo Spyratos, Sean Sheridan, Brian Murphy, Kim Shepherd, Renee Bremberg, Bruce Hill. In the broadcast studio, Michaelene Galus interviews Lisa DeFily on the status of the women ' s basketball team. Rec Life The Recreational Life Committee provid- ed a wide variety of off campus and non- traditional sporting activities for students from skiing or roller skating to watching the Bears or the Cubs. Recreational Life also sponsored trips to Great America and to the Ice Capades, along with many other ac- tivities which provided social and recrea- tional outlets for students to get away from the books or the campus for awhile and just relax and have a good time with friends. -Karen Papiernik 48 I Athletic Life I The intramural program started the year off with the ail-American favorite sport — football. Inspired by the 1 Chicago Bears, men and women slogged through the very muddy mall in pursuit of the elusive touchdown. As fall winds swept through the campus, the activities moved indoors. A night of fun and games was planned for November. Despite the stormy weather, the November Nighter started with a bang. Students jumped, hopped, and skipped the night away. Term 11 brought volleyball and basketball to the Physical Education Center. Eight teams battled ferociously for six weeks to be number one. As winter raged. Athletic Life moved to the Union building ' s Game Room for an eight-ball tournament. The snow melted. Winter months turned to Spring and the fun returned outside. Softball was the name of the game as ten teams raced toward victory. — Christ Floros Lynda Dybala As teammates look on, Jim Ridge slams a line drive past third base. (center) In the magic portion of the November Nighter, Christ Floros practices the old straw- through-the-bailoon trick. The offensive huddle plots strategy in the intramural championship game. 49 Cartoonist Ron Springer sket- ches another " Lomhurst " strip. Filling copy is jusl one task fulfilled by ' 86 Editor Sue Letnicky. Leader The Leader, the College newspaper, published weekly by the students of EC, provided an outlet for their photographic, artistic, and literary talents. The Leader received first place awards for excellence from the American Scholastic Press Association and the Associated Collegiate Press and held a membership in the Illinois College Press Association. During the year, the Leader covered important campus-oriented issues such as South African investments, possible asbestos in the library, and the demoli- tion of the oldest structure on campus, Melanchthon House. — Sue Letnicky Wendy Chiaramonte proofs ar- ticles before they go to press. Bottom Row: Carrie Chlysla, Lee Bale, Ron Springer, Barbara Baker. Second Row: Lynda Dybala, Laurie Mounet. Third Row: Wendy Chiaramonte, Annette Rylatt, Sue Porter, Kris Knepper, Heather Guigle, Sue Letnicky. Top Row: Dr. Crocco, Marki Baran, Paul Yoh, Anne Fisher. Mark Baran and Annette Rylall collaborate on Sunday night layout work. Leader editor ' 85, Laurie Mounet shows a staff member how to paste articles into the layout. 50 Elms Editor, Chris Seiberlich, captures a pictorial history of Elmhunt CoUese 1986. Pi Elms The Elms, the College yearbook, started off the year by choosing the theme, " Building A Future. " This theme was used throughout the book along with over one thousand pictures. The main purpose was to create a pictorial history and to the best of the staffs ability, this primary goal was accomplished. — Chris Seiberlich Adviser and editor consult over the layout for theater pages. In a late-night session, Chris assists Doug Lesky in cropping pictures. 51 (center) Acclaimed poet, Nikki Giovanni stirs lier audience with stories of growing up Black in America. (below) The Chicago Metro- j politan Brass Quintet generates i some laughs as well as flne I Cultural Life Cultural Life provided students with pro- grams of a great diversity. From lectures by Nikki Giovanni and Jayne Lybrand, to excur- sions to see A Chorus Line and Cats, to perfor- mances by dance and mime troupes, this com- mittee produced a variety of programming with an emphfisis on cultural awareness and enlightenment. The committee broadened cam- pus exposure to the arts by offering Chicago Symphony and Lyric Opera tickets, having art exhibits displayed monthly in the Union, and sponsoring a medieval Madrigal Dinner. — Laura lovino (above) Laura lovino. Chair- person for 1985, introduces Jayne Lybrand. (far above) Wind Mime tunes up with 1986 Chairperson, Cheryl Webster. Renowned expert in interper- sonal communications, Jayne Lybrand, demonstrates the power of body language. Modern dance gets a lift from " Dansalion. " 52 Singer Jim Hawley garners quite a fan club by ihe lime he finishes his second performance. Social Life The Social Life Committee kicked off its semester activities with an outstanding come- dian, David Naster. In October, the committee planned Homecoming at the Hamihon Hotel in Itasca; four hundred students participated. Also in October, Diana Barar bedazzled students with hypnosis. November brought singers Barry Drake and Jim Hawley. Term II started off with comedienne Kate Kasten and spring brought singers Dennis Warner and Jack Henderson. Festival of Fools Greek Week occurred in April and culminated with a dinner dance at the Alta Villa Banquet Hall. In May, Jim Hawley return- ed for an encore performance. As always. Social Life sponsored films every other Sunday in the Union. Among the films shown: Witness, Beverly Hills Cop and Footloose. — Lynda Dybala (above) Comedian, David Nasler, leaches Danny to ride a motorcycle — varoom! (above left) Social Life Chairperson, Dale Pazdra, gears up for a Sunday night flick. Christ Floros and Lynda iDybala, 1985 Chairperson, jiavor the fruits of her labor at ihe successful Homecoming pinner dance. Folk musician, Barry Drake, enchants the crowd with his down-home style. 53 (below) With " Set Them Free " as its slogan, the Committee rallies mgainst apartheid. (far below) Reverend Helt ad- dresses the issues at a hearing on divestment. H Campus Ministry The Campus Ministry Committee kicked off its year with a fall retreat to Tower Hill Camp in Sawyer, Michigan. The theme of the retreat was " Beyond Career, " exploring our understanding of our life as a vocation. Throughout the year. Campus Ministry sponsored chapel services in addition to special Thanksgiving and Christmas services and early in Term II, Campus Ministry took an excursion to the Chicagoland Leadership Prayer Breakfast. Campus Ministry also focused its attentions on active witness to the continued existence of the apartheid political system in South Africa. The efforts included sponsoring a lecture by civil rights leader, Reverend Leon Sullivan, who authored the Sullivan Principles for foreign businesses operating in South Africa. Student Christian Fellowship, sponsored by Campus Ministry, gathered weekly in the Union for discussions on a variety of issues in- cluding fear, prayer, temptation and love. In addition to these lively discussions, seasoned veterans were produced in Bible Trivia, Bible Charades, Scruples and Trivial Pursuit. Ambitions were not limited to only the campus, but excursions to the Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant concerts took place as well. The Intervarsity Christian Fellowship was an international student organization dedicated to facilitating a closer fellowship among the followers of Christ. The E. C. chapter held weekly Bible studies as well as a number of other activities, including a Christian MTV-type video and pizza night. — Tim Rhodes Bev Charlier Paul Yoh At the Activity Fair, Tim Rhodes publicizes the many Campus Ministry activities. Bottom Row: Alyce Litz, Geanine AlUmero. Top Row: Paul Yoh, Nor ma Ritchey. 54 THF- i.l MI U mST COLLI ( l DRCHLSIS DANCE TROUPL 1 PROLiDLYPRESEmS WALK DOWN BROADWAY Orchesis •IE A raw The Orchesis Dance Troupe began rehearsals early in September to prepare for their performance, " Take a Walk Down Broadway, " in April. The Troupe spon- sored several fundraisers including cloisonne jewelry sales, candy sales and a campus Halloween dance co-sponsored by the Interfraternity Council. Enough funds were raised to rent an auditorium and costumes for a fabulous Spring performance. Included in the show were dances from famous musicals such as Cats, Chorus Line, Dream Girls, 42nd Street, Hair, West Side Story and The Wiz. — Cheryl Jenkover loltom Row: Maria Conlos, Cheryl Jenkover, Lorrie Kelling. Top Row: Kirsten Abend, lelanie Soughan, Elise Hurley, Tanya Rand. (above left) President Cheryl Jenkover and Prcsident-Elecl Lorrie Kelling congratulate each other on a show-stopping production. (above) At the Orchesis IFC dance, Laurie Austin and Steve Flanagan practice some prize- winning role reversal. 55 (below left) With fourth down and inches, Tina Passaglia holds her breath and waits for the play. (below) Jan Engvall has found a friend and fellow fan. Cheerleaders The Elmhurst College Cheer- leading squad kicked off a year of spirit and enthusiasm by hosting the Meet-the-Teams Pep Rally during Orientation. We shivered through the cold of fall football and traveled many miles on the road to support the basketball team both on and off campus. After the basketball season, we conducted clinics and tryouts to select the new squad. — Tina Passaglia (above) The cheerleading squad executes a perfect mount at the opening pep rally. (above right) Adina Marcheschi and Victor E. Bluejay share a " high five. " The Bluejay gets his own Homecoming boutonniere from Tina. Bottom Row: Mary Carney, Nancy Maniaci. Top Row: Tim j Passaglia, Mary Ann DiMaggio, Dopnna Hanson. 56 Pom Pon Squad Bottom Row: Lisa Schagunn, Kris Burud, Melanie Soughan, Kirslen Abend. Second Row: Nikki Melropulos, Laurie LaMontagna, Joanne Horwalh. Third Row: Jamie Pnis, Regina Milkowski. Top Row: Sandy Nelmes. Pom Pon, a combination of dance and precision movement was performed by the twelve- member squad at every home foot- ball and basketball game. The women choreographed their own routines to such songs as " O Sheila, " " And We Danced, " and " Sussudio. " The highlight of the season was the Pom ' s annual Kick-a-thon fundraiser. Through- out the year, the Pom Pon Squad added color, smiles and en- thusiasm to the half-time entertainment. — Melanie Soughan na Runavich, cheering lys is a family affair. 57 Commencentienl exercises at Elmhurst College ... College Band The history of the E. C. Community Band dates back to the " Glory Days " in the 1920 ' s when Mr. John Minema conducted the eighty-five member all-male group and presented concerts in Orchestra Hall, home of the Chicago Symphony. During the 1985-1986 season, the E. C. band hosted the College of St. Benedict and St. John ' s University Wind Ensemble from Minnesota, in a combined concert. We also commission- ed an arrangement of the Purcell Trumpet Sonata for E. C. trumpet teacher, Mr. Jeff Hickey. Student composer, Bryce Bachman, conducted the debut of a band work he wrote called " Overture Allegro. " Mr. Frank Bretz of our Euphonium section, guest con- ducted the great march " The Vanished Ar- my " by Kenneth J. Alford. — Richard Piagentini . . . adding its own " pomp and circumstance " to the occasion. 58 A brassy IrotTibone nearly eclipses Dave Gross in a solo performance. Jazz Band The Jazz Band was one of the most active and most traveled groups at E. C. The band toured Europe for two weeks over Spring Break, visiting London, Paris, Switzerland, Austria and Germany and playing concerts at each stop. The money for this trip was earned by the band, which played gigs twice a month during the year. The band played in the Union each semester and at Stooges, a bar in Elmhurst, in December. — Sam DeAngelo Forensics The 1985-86 Forensics team had an outstanding year. Our season culminated in March when E.G. finished fifth as a team at the Rock Valley ; ! tournament, where twenty-five schools competed. We competed as a team in five tournaments during the season. Forensics competition consisted of: public address events (informative and per- suasive speaking), interpretive events (prose and poetry), and acting events (duet acting and reader ' s theater). 4b. The Old Paisin The Meaning cf Life 4b. Jill Yetsky, Tom George, Carl Puccio, Kalherine Bus, Carol Johnstone, Lee Bale. Donna Clay scores a poini for her side as Mike Monaco plans his rebuttal. toth hoping for a win, Eugene icornaienchi and Kerry Trylek wail the judge ' s decision. Debate The revitalized Elmhurst College Debate team, a nationally recognized member of the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA), competed in four tournaments in 1986. By the last tournament of the season, Loyola ' s " Cool Breeze, " the team took third place overall, with Kerry Trytek winning an award for second best speaker. — Eugene Scornaienchi Bottom Row: Ms. Palton, Mary Molioy, Mark Perkins, Donna Clay. Top Row: Mike Monaco, Wayne Anderson, Angelo Spyratos, Eugene Scornaienchi, Kerry Trytek. (above, right) The entire debate team gets involved in training for tournaments. 61 The Elmhurst College Choir, a choral performance group co sisting of approximately forty students, performed many qual concerts during the course of the year. Along with local chur concerts and chapel services, the choir took two tours: to St. Loi in the fall for three days and to Boston and Montreal in the spri for ten days. Besides giving the choir a chance to share its musw the tours gave us the opportunity to meet new people and see new places. Along with keeping contact with alumni, the choir helped introduce Elmhurst College to potential students. — Nick Stavropoulos Bollom Row: N. Sudo, L. Hamblin, L. Nicolosi, A. Deardorff, C. Hansen. Second Row: T Willis, 1. Gagnon, D. Anzalone, C. Geisler, J. Johnson, A. Fisher. Third Row: N. Stavropoulos, P. DeFrancisco, E. Emde, M. Waltemath, F. Jaeger, B. Green, S. Popovic. Top Row: M. Nishimura, D. Orlyk. J. Cobum, S. Nelmes, D. Bossert, J. Green, C. Tracy, P. Weslermeyer. Sean Sheridan promotes a little Christmas cheer among the Madrigal singers. 62 Oulside Boston ' s Faneuil Hall, Dr. Weslermeyer ' s choir gives an impromplu concert. (below center) A golhic-slyle cathedral hosts one performance. The tour lakes the choir past one sceni view after another, including; Niap-a Falls. (below center) Pete DeFran- cisco plays the handbells in another element of the choir ' s program. t the choir banquet, Jim •reen and John Lassow play 3me current tunes. On the road, Angelo Spyratos snatches forty winks whenever the opportunity presents itself. Spirits run high at the choir s end-of-season celebration. 63 ASPA The student chapter of the National American Society of Personnel Administrators was a small club consisting of business majors, mostly with a Human Resources or Management emphasis. ASPA informed interested students of current human resource prac- tices and explored career possibilities. Every month, each national ASPA member received " The Personnel Administrator " and other literature pertaining to human resources, from the national organization. In the first semester, ASPA invited several experienced personnel practitioners to speak, one of whom was Mr. Durward Wildman, Vice President of Personnel at Hinsdale Hospital. The spring semester ' s ac- tivities consisted of the members assembling a resume book and sending it to major companies. Being members of ASPA gave us excellent opportunities to become acquainted with human resource organizations. — Sandra Clay Mr. David Jacobs, Mike Pelers, Frank Matusik, Sandra Clay. Imprints This was the fifth year for this Elmhurst campus publication. It was a compendium of some of the finest writing and artwork accomplished by Elmhurst students. " We were overwhelmed with material this year, " stated Lee Bale, one of the senior editors. " There is so much talent on this campus, now we just have to find more editors. We have the reverse case of too many Indians and not enough Chiefs! " The magazine also published the winners of the Karl H. Carlson Wrifing Contest. — Lee Bale (lop lell) Pina Millermeyer ASPA for Kathleen Drury, Lee Bale. outlines llie goals Cindy Turek and Laura lovino. (bottom left) Imprints editor, Lee Bale, proofs the Table of Contents before going to press. (cenler) The Math and Compuler Science Club inlroduces Naoko Sudo lo more than just the practical •pplicalions of computers. I Math C.S. Club Mr. John Jeffrey, Tony Kowalczyk, Craig Blue, D«vid Cielow, Peler Yuan, Mike Serry, Dr. Jon Johnson, Naoko Sudo. The Mathematics and Computer Science Club sponsored a computer portrait project in the fall. Our other activities included student speakers and attending the Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area Annual Student Sym- posium. The advisors were Mr. John Jeffrey and Dr. Jon L. Johnson. — Dr. Jon L. Johnson ECN jotlom Row: Kathie Sanlarelli, loria Reilley, Sherri Slelia. op Row: Cheryl CeithamI, Dr. enore Wineberg. (cenler) Children like those at the E. C. Preschool, represent the focus of the Early Childhood Network. The Early Childhood Net work Club became a recognized organization on campus this year, although this club had been in existence for several years. The purpose of the organization: to increase communication among those interested and involved in the care and education of the young child, to offer an opportunity to explore and discuss the needs and con- cerns of those interested in the field and to affiliate with the National Association and the Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children. Our agenda for the year included: Speaker Bernice Weissbourd, " From a Parent ' s Perspective " ; participation with the DuPage Regional Unit of the Chicago Association for the Education of Young Children; Career Outlooks from Trilby Porter, a kindergarten teacher at Edison School who discussed her program. — Dr. Lenore Wineberg Club members tabulate ballo i in spring oflker elections. B E Club The Business and Economics Club completed another successful year of aiding students in becoming more aware of the business world and its activities. Some of the activities that the club sponsored this year were Career Fair ' 86 and Dress for Success. The club was able to support its activities through many fundraisers such as the Thanksgiving Turkey Raffle and the end of the year brief case sale. Faculty adviser to the club was Dr. Thoma. His support and guidance helped the club to achieve its many goals. — Roxanne Grandt Bottom Row: Helen Kapas, Adrian Hausermann, unidentified, Scott Butler. Middle Row: Michelle Tunk, Jack Lawson, Kathy Diehl, Carol Allen, Roxanne Crandt, Georgia Ciatras, Nancy Clark, Dr. Thoma, Laura lovino, Denise Ciatras. Top Row: Jim Ridge, Joe Grable. At a regular meeting, Michelle Tunk and Kathy Diehl entertain a motion from one of the members. CLUB % WELCOME " Scott Butler and Jim Ridge pro mote one of the club ' s man)(j successful programs. ' " 66 Norm Crawford controls the in- ' itniments recording a student reciul in Irion Hall. The Music Business Association consisted of students interested in the music industry. This year they attended the national conven- tions of the National Association of Music Merchandisers and the Music Industry Educators Association, as well as attending regional workshops hosted by NARAS, which hosts the annual Grammy awards. Student Recording Services, a student-run organization af- filiated with the MBA, recorded live musical events on campus and operated the recording studio. — Dave Boesert Bottom Row: John Lussow. Middle Row: Donna Anzalone, Indus Cagnon. Top Row: David Bossert, Jr., Tim Hays. At the Spring Concert of the ElmhursI Col- lege Community Band, Dave Bossert oversees the professional-quality recording for the MBA. 67 Dedication and Determination I There were twenty-eight clubs and organizations, fourteen honoraries, nine fraternities sororities and twelve athletic teams active this year. For a college whose enrollment was a little over four thousand full-time and part-time students, this was quite a feat. These groups did not hold only an occasional meeting here or there. A meeting may have taken only an hour of a person ' s time. Instead they held fundraisers, took excursions, sponsored dances, organized Greek Week, initiated new members and won championships. Many of these organizations did a combination of these activities. This type of dedication needed determination on the members ' parts to make their organization special. All the organizations had an adviser, but it was the individual members that comprised the whole. Sure, occa- sionally there was a member who did not care, but it was the interested members who really shaped their club. Bill Malpede, along with the Jazz Band, entertains the crowd for a halftime performance. I (top left) Another fundraiser for 1 the B E Club finds Carol Allen I and Roxanne Grandt selling 1 raffle tickets. i (top right) Pyramid-building Angelo Spyralos and Jill Yetsk ; forges ahead regardless of the dress in the medieval attit ; spectators ' taunts. necessary for the Madrigi dinner. The choir conlribules another fine performance al the Bac- calaureate service. The song, " Freddie My Love, " finds Marty on the edge of her seat at the Orientation Show. (center left) Union Board members collect admission in the chapel to see Woody Her- man The Thundering Herd. The M. and C.S. Club sponsors a talk on the angle water comes out of a teapot. Rob Ferrigan, a T.K.E. member, sells raffle tickets for a mini-stereo, an I.F.C. fundraiser. (center right) Pom Pon girls practice their routine in the gym before a basketball game. I i 69 Henry and Mortimer harrass poor Matt and then kidnap him. Silvery cascades of glitter, dream dust, accompanied the fall musical production of " The Fantasticks. " Curtains of mauve, lilac, dusty rose and silvery blue draped a minimal set of poles, ramps and platforms. Enthusiastic Homecoming audiences were first greeted by the Mute. Throughout the musical this gamin figure introduced props and situations, providing the magical link between the audience and the actors on stage. Two fathers conspired from the time their children were born to make them fall in love and marry. Their brilliant scheme was to keep the two apart, forbidding them to see each other, knowing the young yearn for that which is forbidden. Their scheme both suc- ceeded and went awry in a touching, comic and ironic manner. — Lee Bale THE rANTA$TICr$ (above left) The Mute unveils The Fantasticks. (at)ove) Love blooms for Luisa and Matt over their fathers wall. 70 Hucklebee and Bellomy hatch plans to bring their children together. THE FANTASTICKS words by Tom Jones music by Harvey Schmidt THE CAST The Narrator (El Gallo) David Lollar The Girl (Luisa) Marta Phillips The Boy (Matt) Mark Mavetz The Boy ' s Father (Hucklebee) Dan Miller The Girl ' s Father (Bellomy) Erick Emde The Actor (Henry) Tom George The Man Who Dies (Mortimer) Barbara Potemri The Mute Catherine Rusch Director, Alan W. Weiger By TO i JCNCS MUSIC ny CICECTEC Cy ALAN Mf. H ' EieCI} GCTCCCC 17. IS. 19. 24. 2J. 26 »:€0 r M MILL TUCATCC • 253 WALTCC ST. Bottom Row: David LoUar. Middle Row: Erick Emde, Dan Miller. Top Row: Marta Phillips, Barbara Potemri, Tom George, Mark Mavetz. 71 This year, due to many disappointing occurrences (injuries and in- eligibility), Elmhurst fell to a 7-19 season. Each year had proven to be better and better for Coach Caruso. The team had lost five of their top players, but in their places new talent was discovered. Tom Newton, a transfer from Illinois Wesleyan, gave size to a rather small E.C. team. Troy Nelson and Dennis Hansen, both starters, each poured in twenty or more points per game. Paul O ' Reilly, Duke Chew, Pat Donahue and Kurt Fenton demonstrated their skills as four of the better guards in the CCIW Conference. With all this good ability, both on offense and defense, how did Elmhurst land in seventh place in their conference? Being one of the members of the team, I saw the pain and suffering. Some how the players were not able to pull all this talent together. Over the twenty- six games played, eighteen different starting line-ups were used. No one could pinpoint where the problem was coming from. Although there were many ugly periods of the season, there were some encouraging moments. Elmhurst beat North Central who was seventh ranked nationally, 62-61. The big revenge did not come until the last two games of the year. Against Carroll College, the Bluejays won an impressive victory over the team that embarrassed them at home, 83-72. The victory against Augustana was the way Elmhurst wanted to end the season. The team played as a team. For the first time, Elmhurst scored over one hundred points; the score was 108-94. — Clarence Simmons Troy Nelson lifts the ball with finesse over Augie defender. During an inlrasquad scrimmage, Clarence Simmons glides Bottom Row: Paul O ' Reilly, Duke Chew, Pat Donahue, Middle Row: John Bongiorno. John Dabrowski, Albert Sharp, past Tom Volkman. Mike Caruso, Louie Bageanis, Kurt Fenton. Mike Gilmartin, Top Row: Paul Hoel, Troy Nelson, Tom Volkman, Clarence Simmons, Don Zito, Dennis Hansen. Sure Shots Scored Women ' s Basketball A missed shot finds players scrambling for the ball. f 1 loltom Row: Karen Kinsella, Lisa DeFily, Lisa Bednarke, Karen Douds, Debra Novgrod, Top Row: Sha orgue, Shelly Simler, Francie Habash, Molly Rulh. The women ' s basketball team had an excellent season. The Lady Bluejays proved that hard work certainly pays off by ending the season with a 24-3 record, 9-3 in the conference. In the final year of the Chicago Metro Conference, the Jays were Con- ference champions and placed third in NCAA Divi- sion III. With only eight team members, the team had to work closely together to prove that we were a quality team. The running joke was that we did not even have enough people to scrimmage against ourselves, but we did prove that " good things come in small packages. " Lisa DeFily, Karen Kinsella and Sharon Forgue, all seniors, ended the season with All-Conference and Area honors. — Karen Douds After the foul, Sharon Forgue shoots revenge. 73 Coaching Milestone Wrestling The wrestling team was a young team led by experienced coaching. The talented team consisted mostly of freshmen and two juniors, and was cap- tained by seniors Tom Blechschmidt (22-10) and Steve " Beaver " Balmes (18-5). The team, although never wrestling with a full line-up, finished with a 7-9 dual meet record. The Jay grapplers also placed third in the Tiger Invitational and the Monon Bell Classic Team Tourna- ment. They finished up the season by placing fourth in the CCIW. The team ' s performance moved Coach Hanke ' s overall record to 207-147-7, making him the sixth most winning coach in Division III competition. At the end of the wrestling season Coach Hanke was named to the Illinois Wrestling Associa- tion Hall of Fame. — Chuck Canfield Bottom Row: Tim Lyons, Al Slepanek, Chuck Canfield, Charlie Jacob, Top Row: Steve Balmes, Tom Blechschmidt, Bill Guderley, Tony Kowalczyk, Al Hanke. Imhursl ' s Jazz Festival draws udenl performers from all ver the midwest. (center) The E. C. Jazz Band reveals its secret to success: " Think Jazz. " Since 1967 Elmhurst College has hosted the Mid-West College Jazz Festival with great success. The 1986 version was no exception to that rule. Bands, combos and vocalists came from all over Illinois and adjoitiing states to compete against each other. Each group was judged by our guest artists, among whom was Bobby Shue, returning to the Festival for the second time. The Festival offered an event that was a rare combina- tion of stimulating entertainment and educational enrichment. — Donna Clay student competitors put their heart and soul into the performances. Outstanding solo performances highlight the ihree-day event. 77 Sophomores A moment of reflection catches Melanie Hollander as she awaits her turn on the court during the NCAA finals. Decisions, decisions and even more decisions. Sophomore year was the time when it became necessary to make quite a few deci- sions. It was the time when I decided whether to spend more time partying or cracking the books at the library instead. By the end of the year, general distributive requirements had almost been com- pleted and advisers began to pressure me to choose a major — in what direction would this fine education lead me? And as to this education, who was going to continue paying for it? Did it mean giving up all the extra-curricular activities in order to hunt down a (real) job and actually work? Around mid-year, groups of close friends began to settle in and I was then able to relax and be myself more each day. Choosing morals and attitudes about life was a difficult procedure, but that was what college was all about — growing as a person, individually and with society. Every decision I made now would help later. When I look back at my sophomore year here, I will think about all the decisions I made that will affect my life. — Tanya Rand Keith Spale puts on a show for the crowd at the Greek games. 78 I 81 1 (below) Dr. Gan- choff assists his students with com- puter exercises. (far below) Students 1 j to Dr. Thoma ' s explani j of diminishing return j microeconomics. A Faculty for All Seasons . . . Mrs. Lola French Mr. Lawrence Fricke Mrs. Joan Gager Dr. John Ganchoff Mr. Mike Ganea Mr. Wayne Gehrke Mrs. Dolores Ciblin Dr. Robert Glogovsky Mr. Charlie Goehl Dr. Donna Goetz Dr. Marjorie Goodban Dr. Joseph Gorsic Mrs. Patricia Granahan Mrs. Linda Grissette Mrs. Arline Haenisch Mr. Al Hanke Mrs. Paulette Halmaker Mr. Timothy Hays 82 llow) Dr. Slimmer and ' ■s. Albrecht carry the joto of the 1986 nursing |ss to Deicke after the ining ceremony. (left) Dr. Barclay and his dog, Mat- thew, pay attention to a lecture on Britiah literature. (far below) A group of pro- spective students receive a tour through the Science Center given by Dr. Ophardt. , A Faculty for All Seasons . Dr. Joseph Heiney Rev. John Helt Mr. David Hess Mr. Bruce Hill Mrs. Marion Hogenboom Mrs. Phyllis lovino Mr. David Jacobs Mr. John Jeffrey Mrs. Jean Johnson Mrs. Annette Johnston Mrs. Denise Jones Ms. Jeanne Jones Ms. Sandra Jorgensen Mrs. Mary Jung Dr. Harcharan Kalsi Mrs. Jean Karnstedt Ms. Catherine Key Mrs. Arlene Killmer In a Friday aflernoon clas | even the instructor. Dr. Fai | quet, runs a little low oi energy. I And who could forget? The year 1985-1986 was one of great change in the Education Department. Dr. Elmer Jacobs retired in June of 1985 after a decade of service. Dr. Ray- mond Albert took his place as Chairperson. This was the Year of Educational Reform since the Reform package of 169 items was passed by the Illinois State Legislature in June 1985. (Did Dr. Jacobs know something prior to retirement?) The new legislation had immediate im- pact upon admi ssions into education and coursework. Some measures of change were the new Department of Education testing of basic skills prior to admission into student teaching, the elevation of cumulative grade point average to 2.5, and the minimum ten week student teaching assignment. The rise in requirements did not discourage students however. The department saw the greatest increase in growth for a decade. Department members Dr. Wineberg, Dr. Hoover, Dr. Feldman, Ms. Heidinger and others witnessed a growth in class sizes and a renewed in- terest in education. The growth in education seemed to be in both quality and quantity. But the best news seemed to be the improving job market. Many of our graduates had contracts for teaching prior to the day of graduation. The time capsule in which we record 1985-1986 should read two words for the Education Department — pivotal year. — Dr. Raymond Albert Dr. Albert, in his first year as chairperson, relates his plans for changes in the department. (center left) Laura Travagllo marks the site of all the hard work that led to her diploma. IT The Illinois Nurses ' Association has said, " Health care today is changing. Today, we need someone who can help us manage our health care needs in the hospital, the home, the HMO, the school, the workplace, in long term care and in the community. Today we need a provider who can teach us how to stay physically and men- tally healthy, and how to prevent illness and disease. Today, we need access to specialty practitioners who can provide expert health care for individuals and their families. Today, more than ever, we need an advocate who can deliver quality, cost-effective care throughout all the stages of our lives. TODAY, WE NEED A NURSE. " This is the nurse we tried to educate at E.C. ' s Deicke Center for Nursing Education. At the nurses ' pinning ceremony, graduates are launched on the road to suc- cessful careers. Dr. Barclay and his creative writing class spend an after- noon with the poetry of Dylan Thomas. Dr. Fodor stresses the impor- tance of basic writing skills. During a class pocir reading. Mr. Swords ()ays close attention to style and interpretation. Good writers. Responsive readers. Above all, careful thinkers. These were the goals of the English Department. They determined its program and measured its pleasure when graduates demonstrated their mastery of them. In 1986, the Department ' s curriculum included training in writing and in the appreciation of analysis of English and American Literature, with additional emphasis on the literature of Europe and the non-Western world. It looked forward to increased involvement in a coming year with other acaderriic areas in achieving its goals through a cooperative venture — Writing Across the Curriculum — to the end of even better writers and even more responsive readers and critical thinkers. — Mr. Robert Swords (center) The overhead permits Dr. Caso lo explain an upcom- ing term paper. (Above) Dr. Lerud returns I , papers to anxious students, i 86 Dr. Callvedl greets liis class, " Gulen lag! " Foreign languages were corning back. After years of neglect, Americans were beginning once again to take up the study of languages. The slate university system reinstituted a foreign language entrance re- quirement for all students. At KImhurst College, there were still no language requirements for all students; but for a school of its size, it had an unusually high number of majors in French, German and Spanish. An increasing number of students also chose to minor in one of the languages offered, most often preparing themselves for the many career opportunities in international business. In the lower levels instructors stressed the development of the use of language for communication. Students were taught to carry on conversa- tions about everyday life. At the upper levels, the foreign language pro- grams stressed the need for getting to know the history and culture of the foreign language area. Students frequently took trips abroad, studied at a foreign university or participated in an internship in another country. — Dr. Wallace Lagerwey Thompson gives an lialed interprelalion of a gn literature selection. (above right) Eric Vanasek Chairman of the Foreign follows in his book as Dr. Languages Department, Dr. Caltvedl conjugates verbs in Lagerwey. instructs a class. Elementary German. Psychology o c y (riglu) Ms. Key appreciates lier sludenls " eiilliusiasm during a class session. (far riglil) Being temporarily handicapped, Jill Canlwell re- mains dry with tlie guidaTice of Karen Douds. The Department of Psychology recognized and strove to meet the individual student ' s needs by encouraging a broad and systematic inquiry about one ' s self and others. The faculty worked to provide students ample opportunity to learn as individuals, to have close contact with their teachers and to develop their own orientation to behavior and human experience based upon the principles of psychology. Sociology, the scientific study of society, con- tributed to both the liberal and career education of the student. By fostering an awareness of the impact of social forces on individuals, it in- creased opportunities for freedom and respon- sibility. By providing systematic and verifiable knowledge about how societies are built and how theory works, it contributed to a variety of satisfying and fruitful careers. The background and interests of the sociology faculty reflected the diversity of con- tent, perspective and method within sociology itself. Thus students had the opportunity to choose from a variety of courses, topica travel-study, independent study and field work courses. They also experienced the pure and applied, the scientific and humanistic aspects of a multiiaceted discipline. — Dr. James Smith (center) Communicating Robert Hatch listens while through pictures. Dr. Goelz Dr. Smith conducts a class diagrams her point. outside. Dr. M. Cunningham restates the outcome in Experimental Psychology. Speech Members of the College were saddened by the retirement of Dr. Low at the end of 1985- 1986. Dr. Low, an Emeritus Professor, served the College for thirty-three years as a distinguished faculty member and as Depart- ment Chair. The major goal of the Speech Communica- tions Department was excellence in teaching. The objectives were to provide experiences that provide skills, develop more knowledge and help sustain high cultural standards. In the treatment of individuals with speech, language and hearing problems, the Department recognized the importance of treating the whole individual rather than just the problem. — Dr. Marjorie Goodban !op) Open discussions allow judenls to lislen and to speak iheir Inlerpersonal Com- lunications class. (center) Mr. Zeissler makes the rounds and observes each group ' s interaction. (Bottom) Wrapping up a Group Discussion class, Mr. Proctor ends on a high note. (center) In the Mill Theater, Mr. Weiger s class strug- gles through a test. (Bottom) Kim Moving points out a funny aspect in Speech Communications. 89 Teddy Roosevelt coaxes Dr. Einstein into taking a trip to the Panama Canal. The Mill rocked wilh uproarious laughter for performances of this comedy classic. Two old ladies innocently populated their cellar with the bodies of lonely old men who came to their home as boarders. The plot thickened as their long lost nephew arrived with his creepy sidekick Dr. Einstein. Paul Zeissler, instructor in Speech Communications, played " the dead body, " and had the dubious honor of spending one entire production in the coffin-like window seat into which he had been stuffed. Some errant individual had left the window open above it, blocking his escape. The production proved to be as much fun for the cast and crew as it was for the au- dience. In spite of the prolonged illness of the director, an experienced cast with the help of a well organized production schedule, pulled off another coup for the Mill theater. — Lee Bale (top left) Officer O ' Hara unwil- lingly discovers a telling bit of evidence. (Above) While Teddy confesses i to the murders, Lt. Rooneyiij keeps a body count. [ ' 92 AunI Marllia annoys Mortimer with yet another crazy slory. ARSENIC AND OLD LACE by Joseph Kesselring CAST OF CHARACTERS Abby Brewster Lisa Baggolt The Reverend Dr. Harper Tom George Teddy Brewster Dan Miller Officer Brophy Brian DeFilippo Officer Klein Loren Kyes Martha Brewster Nancy Neven Elaine Harper Katherine K. Bus Mortimer Brewster Mark Mavetz Mr. Gibbs Paul Cecchin Jonathan Brewster R. David Lollar Dr. Einstein Carl Puccio Officer O ' Hara Tom George Lieutenant Rooney Sean Sheridan Mr. Witherspoon Philip Money Director, Alan W. Weiger ARSENIC OLD LACE (above right) Officer O ' Hara confuses the good guys with the bad guys. 93 John Coburn and the band, LeRoy, entertain the Greek Week crowds in the mall. 94 FOF Greek Week ! | Niebuhr Hall ' s local fralernily, II Tappa Kegga, joins in the Creek games. (center left) I.F.C. Bottom Row: Jim Daly, Sean McCinnis. Top Row: Ed Libby, Dave Lollar, Scott Pederson. (bottom) The egg-toss is not a game for the faint of heart. (below) Sue Errichiello and Rose DeFlorio have finished iheir meals and wait for the FOF dance to begin. FOF Greek Week Part! Prosek loses ihe egg toss and wears the egg to prove it. (center left) While inspecting the proof sheet, Robin Taylor and Judy Wilczewski relive the Alpha Phi formal. (center right) What did Kurt Pazdra do to deserve such ar- dent affection? (bottom) Helen Kapas rejoice! as her team climbs to victory. Bottom Row: Kristen Clart, Heather Jarosh, Sandy Pulikowski, Trilby Davis, Deanna Martens. Middle Row: Carolen Kmieoik, Lisa Shields, Debbie Gruber, Lisa Frenzel, Laurie LaMontagna, Judy Wilczewski, Regina Milkowski, Conni Dulles, Karyn Wajda, Kim Maher, Diane O ' Malley. Top Row: Laura Healy, Janet VanKampen, Julie Johnsen, Chri Tmka, Lisa Kugler, Helen Kapas, Lisa DeFily, Traci Hettermann, Jana Aiello, Sally Misiora. Alpha Phi Sorority was an enthusiastic group of collegiate women who strove for the highest ideals of sisterly love, womanhood and scholarship. Nationally founded in 1872, the tradition of excellence was carried on at Elmhurst College through the Zeta Xi chapter, founded in 1980. While we were a social sorority, the organization also had a strong scholarship program and supported its philanthropy — the Heart Association — through fundraising sales of baked goods and lollipops. In Alpha Phi, there were many opportunitites to develop leadership skills. All sisters participated in both a Rush committee and an organizational committee. We participated in a number of programs during the year, including visiting the Alpha Phi chapter at Eastern Illinois University, involvement in Greek Week activities, and organizing mixers within the sorority. Alpha Phi was the proud recipient of the 1986 Organization of the Year Award sponsored by the Campus Life Council. The award recognized the ability of an organization to contribute to E.C. and the Elmhurst community, participation in extracurricular activities, and scholarship. — Kristen Clark Mimlitz |i ii - |i ■ 96 Sigma Kappa sisters support the Greeks by performing in the ATO Lip Sync Contest. (center left) This entry captures third place in the Homecoming float competition. (center right) Patty Schneeweiss, Sue Browning and Patti Ewald make the most of the sun, the music and the Greek Week fun. For 1985-1986, the Zeta Iota chapter of Sigma Kappa concentrated on serving family, campus, and community through a wide variety of pro- jects. In the fall. Mom ' s Weekend brought Sigma Kappa mothers to cam- pus for brunch and a football game; an orientation week dance and a road rally enlivened campus life. Spring semester found the sisters donating time to a Week of Giving — visiting nursing homes, raking leaves for the shutins, etc. — and honoring Sigma Kappa ' s heritage at a Founder ' s Day celebration attended by Sigma Kappa ' s national presi- dent. Sigma Kappa also raised funds to support its philanthropies, especially research into the cause and treatment Alzheimer ' s disease. Throughout the year, the sisters of Sigma Kappa pursued the ideals of leadership, scholarship, charity and sisterhood. Bottom Row: Claudine Klimek, Linda Mascari, Tina Passaglia, Dana Bordean, Shawn Krueger. Second Row: Lisa Piemonle, Palli Ewald, Chns Hansen, Kalhy Kozurek, Krisla Sorensen, Nancy Maniaci, Donna Runavich, Rosaleen O ' Connor. Third Row: Pally Schneeweiss, Sue Browning, Edie Vilallo. Fourth Row: Kalie Cram, Marilyn Eck, Carrie Chlysta, Denise Renn, Connie Hayden, Sue Lessner. Joy Brouwers, Kim Endres, Debbie Mular, Kim Gladwin, Maria Sabin. Top Row: Renee Shumilo, Barb Baker, Patty Ryan, Michaelene Galus, Pam Porto, Rhonda Joseph, Janel Mayer, Michele Dupre, Anne Paylon. Kim Gladwin declares the Greek Games open. ATO members congratulate their friends at commencement. The Theta Mu Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega was the largest fraternity on cam- pus with forty-one active members and over one hundred alumni. ATO brought a wide range of open campus social activities for everyone to enjoy, including the Annual Lip Sync Contest and Hotel Continental " College Fest. " ATO was also a charitable organiza- tion, sponsoring a raffle for the American Heart Association and a continuous con- tribution to the March of Dimes. We emphasized that college is a place to learn but also a place to sociaUze. — Dan Krauss ATO The Annual ATO Lip Sync Contest attracts a wide variety of acts. (center left) Greek games, bright sunshine and beautiful balloons bring a smile to Col- leen Duda. (top right) Ginny Tromp, Colleen Duda and Edie Vitallo catch the Spring Fever that draws everyone outside. (center right) Little Sisters Mary Carney, Kim Gladwin and Sherry Bradbury idle away an afternoon at an ATO Softball game. (bottom) Bottom Row: Ellen Leahy. Top Row: Julie Tuman, Mary Carney, Karen Douds, Colleen Duda, Sherry Bradbury, Joanne Miskiewicz, Althea Olson. Alpha Tau Omega Little Sisters were an affiliate of the ATO Fraternity while still retaining their own identity. The Lit- tle Sisters were oriented toward social service in the Elmhurst community. As a group we provided social opportunities and friendships which were open to all girls at Elmhurst College. We held firm the doctrine of love and respect. — Julie Tuman ATO Little Sisters 99 TKE exemplified their ideals — love, charity, and esteem — first by hosting social events which encouraged campus unity; sec- ond, by involving themselves in community charity events such as the annual TKE Blood Drive and visiu to Bensonville Home Socie- ty; and third, by holding leadership retreats which encouraged per- sonal development and feelings of self- worth. The three principles of TKE brotherhood were united at the an- nual TKE Red Carnation Ball, where the hard work, efforts, and achievements were celebrated by all. Each member of Tau Kappa Epsilon accepted the challenge, and together we strove to be the best we could be. — Sean McGinnis Brian DeFilippo (above) At the Homecoming tailgate party, Brian DeFilippo and Little Sister Joanne Kohlhaas taste test a hot dog with the worits. (right) Bottom Row: Jeff Tosello, Brian DeFilippo, Phil Money, Rob Ferrigan, David Volbrechl. Top Row: Larry Newton, Pete DeFrancisco, Sean McGinnis, Scott Peder- son, David LoUar, John Sievers. Jeff Tosello and Sean McGinnis prepare for the start of the (center) Larry Newton raises three-legged race. funds with a " jelly bean raffle. " 100 TKE TKE Little Sisters serve up a welcome change from cafeteria fare at their spaghetti nieht. (below) Cheryl Jenkover and Shelly Kuzak make quite an en- trance at the IFC Orchesis Halloween Dance. (bottom) Bottom Row: Gina Or- solini, Doris Wedemann, Melanie Soughan, Maria Con- tos, Tanya Rand, Heather Cuigle. Top Row: Nancy Fodor, Cheryl Jenkover, Shari Berg, Francie Habash, Lisa Splitt, Saundra Heasel, Kristen Franks. (center left) Melanie Soughan cuddles a Homecoming bou- quet from an admirer. Bright red jackets and red and gray ribbon pins worn by TKE Little Sisters and pledges caught eyes around campus. The TKE Little Sisters, an auxiliary organization designed to support and work with the TKE Fraternity, was made up of approximately twenty women. We helped with and participated in most TKE ac- tivities, including pledging activities, community service projects and social events. Love, charity, and esteem, the three essential elements of TKE, kept the Little Sisters together. By serving these goals, we made the year a worthwhile and enjoyable experience for ourselves and others. — Ann Stadelman TKE Little Sisters (bollom) David Lewis, Jo Lisa Johnson. Robert Hatch, Jimmy Smith, Sean Johnson. (below) Adviser David Lewis and Sean Johnson gladly return Alpha Phi Alpha to the Greek games. Alpha Phi Alpha was chartered at Elmhurst College in the mid- 1970 ' s as the 452nd undergraduate chapter in the national organiza- tion. The Mu Mu chapter has been an active part of the community and the area. Alpha Phi Alpha was involved with Greek Council and did outreach programs for high school students, e.g., teen pregnancy, career, and value workshops. Also, Alpha Phi Alpha began a minority scholarship fund. — Sean Johnson Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, the oldest Greek-letter organization in America established by Black college women, was reactivated on the Elmhurst campus in February, to promote scholastic attainment, social and cultural achievement, service to the community, and unity and friendship among college women. The undergraduate chapter, Omicron Alpha, was chartered on April 20, 1986, as a metropolitan western suburban chapter that in- cluded: Elmhurst, Aurora, Illinois Benedictine, North Central, Rosary, Wheaton, and Concordia colleges. — Jo Lisa Johnson 102 Two Greeks join EC community AKA Iquire beauties, Regina Slella nd Lynda Dybala, receive con- ;ratulations on their election to lomecoming court. Becky Hubble, Donna Zernone. Top Row: Franco Millunzi, Sharon Goddard, Linda Carava, Mark Perkins, Donna Clay, Lou Giambrone. (bottom left) Bottom Row: Sue Errichiello, Sandy Nelmes, Darren Smith, Regina Stella. Becky Hubble, Donna Zernone, Top Row: Franco Millunzi, Sharon Goddard, Linda Carava, Mark Perkins, Donna Clay, Lou Giambrone. (bottom right) Squires say, " The Heat Is On, Bluejays — Roast Those Redmen! " The Fellowship of Squires, a co-ed social service group oriented toward children, had a great year planning and participating in the an- nual E.G. Pre-school Christmas Party and visiting LaRabida Children ' s Hospital. Watching the pre-schoolers play in the sandbox the Squires built for them proved to be very rewarding. Rush and pledge, back rubs, pizza parties, Greek Town outings, F.O.F. Greek Week Candlelight Bowl, and formal — held June 6 at Harvey ' s Prime Rib in Westmont — were the year ' s social highlights. The new actives worked hard on plans to make next year an even better one for the Squires. — Regina Stella Sky-High Season IHHjil H Track I H The track team hoTiored seventeen letter winners this year. Lou Caffero was the lone four-year winner for the Jays. Tom Newton captured the conference high jump championship with a jump of six feet eight inches. The men finished eighth in the CCIW meet and the women placed fifth in the Chicago Metro Conference. The team was coached by Al Ackerinan, Matt Mimlitz. and Bob Bythell. — Dave Hess Mike Clock: Going . Going ... Gone! 104 Augie Defeated Men ' s Tennis Nearly caughl off-guard, Langeler hustles to return a pass ng shot down the line. Kurt Fenton anticipates his opponent ' s next serve. The Bluejay netters used experience to guide them to a second place finish in the CCIW. With five returning players from the 1985 season, the Jay tennis teatri had their best showing in over ten years. The highlight of the season was a 5-4 vic- tory over rival Augustana, the first in thirty-two years. The Jays finished the season 7-1 in the CCIW and 15-8 overall. They wound up the season ranked eleventh in the midwest. Individually, Kurt Fenton played first singles, Tom Wolff second singles, Mitch Langeler third singles, Steve Leary fourth singles. Bill Most fifth singles, and Ron Beecroft sixth singles. The doubles teams consisted of Fenton-Wolff at first doubles, Langeler-Beecroft at second doubles and Most-Leary at third doubles. — Kurt Fenton Bill Most hopes for an ace during a heated match. Tom Wolff, Ron Beecroft, Bill Most, Sean McGinnis, Kurt Fenton, Mitch Langeler, Larry Espinoza. 105 Caught 2nd Pl ace I H Baseball Coached by Charlie Goehl, the Jays finished the season with a fine 25-16 record, placing se- cond in the conference ' s Northern Division and third in the conference tournament. The team honored twenty letter winners, including four- year winners, Jim Veverka and John Komaromy. Ray HoUenbeck, Mike Gargano, Jeff Laschinski and Rob Carmichael were all named to the All-Conference team. Darrell Johnson checks the runner at second. Pitcher Steve Kossack winds up for a fast ball. Tension mounts as an E.G. batter braces to drive home the winning run. While the third baseman chases a wild throw, Darrell Johnson charges for home. America ' s favorite pastime: 14- ' it Mike Calacci cannot quite elude the Carthage tag. 106 Conference Champs Softball In its last year of existence, the Chicago Metro Conference title went to the Eimhurst College Jays. Working hard, they defeated North Central, the number one seeded team to win the conference tournament. Eimhurst posted a perfect 3-0 record en route to the championship, finishing with a 7-1 record in their conference. Kathy Kozurek was named most valuable player in the tourna- ment. She was outstanding, being ten for twelve at the plate and flawless in center field. Lisa Harmon did an impressive job on the mound for the Lady Jays. She pitched all twenty-one innings, limiting the opposition to only six runs over three games. Kozurek, Harmon and Molly Ruth (shortstop) were named to the All- Tournament First Team. Sharon Forgue (third base) and Francie Habash (catcher) were Honorable Mention selections. Others who played very well were Barbara Potemri (second base), Renee Bremberg (first base), and Nancy Tuhy (right field). " It was a total team effort all season, " said Coach Walton. " Everybody contributed. " — Barbara Potemri Fans take themselves out to the ballgame tlom Row: Nancy Blallner, Michelle Koehler, Renee Bremberg, Barbara Potemri, Francie Habash, Cheryl Krol, Regena Zimmer, Top Row: Terry Fults, Molly Ruth, Lisa Harmon, ithy Kozurek. Sharon Forgue, Francine Malleris, Terry Grammich. Nancy Tuhy, Karen Hill. Bill Walton. 107 Juniors I was over the hump, but I wasn ' t quite there. Being a junior meant seriously thinking about what was going to happen after graduation — that may even have been a little scary. Friend- ships began to solidify in the junior year. Classwork became more difficult because I took all the 100 and 200 level classes and all that was left were the 300 and 400 level classes. I was given the noble rank of Upperclassman which meant I could apply for membership to the honor societies; then the lowly underclassmen longingly looked up to me. Juniorship may have meant the presidency or chairpersonship of a committee or organization that one had been a part of since freshman year. The best part about being a junior was look- ing forward to being a senior, and there was nothing better than that. — Sue Letnicky (above) Juniors Mike Wagner and Lynda Dybala win the Homecoming vole lo represent their class. Right hand yellow puts Traci Hetlermann in an upward position. 109 Business Finance students con- quer bond values with Mrs. Hogenboom ' s assistance. Mr. Romba, Mrs. Willis and Mr. Franks pose for a photo at the Delta Mu Delta induction. (inside right) Schick Hall Direc- tor, Jaye Flood, lets it be known that she is qualified to play in- tramural Softball. (below) Katie Hoffman cheers on her dad, head football coach, Bruce Hoffman, during the fall pep rally. Ms. Cheryl Leoni Dr. Theodore Lerud Mr. David Lewis Dr. Armin Limper Dr. Eugene Losey Dr. Terry Madoch Mrs. Joann Maniaci Mrs. Marianne McKeague Mrs. Jacky Merrill Dr. Earl Meseth Mr. Matthew Mimlitz Dr. Frank Mittermeyer , . . A Faculty for All Seasons . . . Mrs. Sheila Montgomery Ms. Vicki Munn Mrs. Barbara Newton Dr. Katherine Noll Ms. Debra Novgrod Mrs. Kim Oliva Mrs. Nancy Orcutt Mrs. Nancy Paslemock Mrs. Pat Patterson Ms. Marcie Patton Mr. Richard Paulsen Dr. Helen Pigage Mr. Trevor Pinch Ms. Mary Post Dr. Andrew Prinz Mrs. Marilyn Rabens Mrs. Mary Revane Dr. Paul Ries 113 Dedication and Determination II Many advantages were reaped by students who chose to attend E.G. The student: faculty ratio was 16:1 and small classes benefitted all. However, the interaction between students and teachers did not end in the classroom. Teachers across the country taught classes but at E.G. teachers became involved with students. All the teachers advised students on their academic courses and some of these teachers went beyond this commitment. They made themselves available to work with students after classes, ad- vise clubs and organizations, coach teams and attend other school related activities. These extra ac- tivities demonstrated the dedication possessed by the faculty at Elmhurst Gollege. SOCIOLOGY Dr. Brenda Forster Catherine Key Dr. James Smith PHILOSOPHY Dr. Robert Glark Dr. Sidney Gross BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS Lawrence Garroll James Dauer Robert Eaton Richard Franks Dr. Joseph Heiney Lynn Heinrichs Marion Hogenboom David Jacobs Dr. Terry Madoch Ronald Romba Martha Sampsell Dominic Scudiero Dr. George Thoma Leslie Ward HISTORY Neal Blum Dr. Walter Burdick Mr. Blum, a recent teaching award recipient, continues to enlighten and challenge his students. 114 (below) Nursing Instructor, Ms. Lytle receives a small token of her class ' appreciation. FOREIGN LANGUAGES GEOGRAPHY POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION Dr. Lester Caltvedt Dr. Kenneth Brehob Dr. David Lindberg Dr. Raymond Albert Paulette Hatmaker Dr. Paul Ries Marcie Patton Dr. Michael Feldman Dr. Wallace Lagerwey Dr. Karl Robert NURSING Maryann Heidinger Dr. Earl Thompson Robert Rouse Mary Albrecht Dr. Norman Hoover MUSIC MATHEMATICS Kim Figliulo Dr. Lenore Wineberg Douglas Beach Keith Failon Patricia Hatz THEOLOGY Timothy Hays John Jeffrey Kathleen Lademann Dr. Stephen Crocco Dr. T. Howard Krueger Dr. Jon Johnson Jean Lytle Dr. Ronald Goetz Michael Rogers Dr. Donald Mason Vicki Munn Dr. Armin Limper Dr. Paul Westermeyer Dr. William Muellner Lynne O ' Donnell PSYCHOLOGY ENGLISH Dr. Jack Uretsky Bernadette Pohlmann Dr. Michael Cunningham Dr. William Barclay PHYSICAL EDUCATION Marvell Riley Dr. Donna Goetz Dr. Kenneth Bidle Allen Ackerman Kathleen Scanlon Dr. Jack Holbrook Patricia Clark Michael Caruso Dr. Lynda Slimmer Dr. Katherine Noll Dr. Theodore Lerud Charles Goehl Marilyn Spikes Dr. Jean Tracy Barbara Swords M. Eileen Hackman BIOLOGY Dr. Irene Trenholme Robert Swords Alvin Hanke Dr. James Berry SPEECH COMMUNICATION URBAN STUDIES Bruce Hoffman Dr. Joseph Gorsic Dr. Marjorie Goodban Dr. Andrew Prinz Debra Novgrod Dr. Earl Meseth John Gow CHEMISTRY William Walton Dr. Frank Mittermeyer Dr. Donald Low Dr. John Ganchoff ART Dr. Helen Pigage Nancy Orcutt Dr. Robert Glogovsky Sandra Jorgensen PHYSICS Dr. Brenda Skarin Dr. Eugene Losey Richard Paulsen loan-Mihail Ganea Alan Weiger Dr. Charles Ophardt John Weber Dr. Earl Swallow Paul Zeissler (left) . . . and Dr. Thoma of the Center for Business and Economics on receiving the student-nominated Excellence in Teaching Award. (above) As Dean Cunningham looks on. Dr. Robert is in- ducted into Omicron Delta Kappa. 115 Urban Studies o 1 1 t 1 c a 1 S c 1 e n (left) Dr. Prinz commands the attention of his state and local government class. (center) Striking a familiar pose. Dr. Lindberg ques- tions his class. (below) At the Forum on South Africa, Ms. Patton voices the views of the Political Science Department. From the beginning in 1969, the Urban Studies program defined " urban " in a broader context, really more " metropolitan, " seeing the interdependence of city and suburbs. The pro- gram of the ' 80 ' s continued to be relevant through classes in which students acquired basic theoretical knowledge, field trips where they gained practical experience, and study visits to other cities and countries giving students the opportunity to compare and con- trast various settings. — Dr. Andrew Prinz Political knowledge and understanding were essential in this interdependent and volatile world. Every aspect of life was affected by policies of government and the competing claims of interests and ideologies. Therefore, the goals of the Department of Political Science were as follows: 1. The liberal education of citizens in politics so that they would be effective and responsible members of local, national and world communities. 2. The clarification of concepts and the growth of knowledge through teaching and scholarship. 3. Preparation of students who were entering graduate education as the threshold for careers in the public realm as attorneys, judges, public managers, policy analysts, journaUsts and other vocations. A new course in international political economy expanded and deepened the field of International Relations. In January, 1986, an Interim Course on national security and nuclear weapons was taught and well received. Pro- fessor Patton formed and coached the Debate team. — Dr. David Lindberg The Urban Studies program sponsors two trips, this one to Montreal and Quebec. 116 Geography and Environmental Planning The Department of Geography and En- vironmental Planning emphasized the study of the interactions of our political, economic, and cultural activities with our physical and spatial environment through a range of regional, topical and techniques-skills courses which linked the social and natural sciences. The History Department at Elmhurst was dedicated to making the study of history fun, interesting and valuable. Serving both a core of majors and those students satisfying a personal passion in the study of history, the Department offered a variety of courses from Ancient Greece and Rome to the most contemporary periods in U.S. and European History. Students could take almost any course in the Department without a prerequisite or background in the field. The Department faculty was especially interested in fostering the development of critical thinking, analysis, and a historical perspec- tive in students as well as a knowledge of course content. In addition to the period courses we offered, there were also those of a topical character such as The Nature of Revolution, The Role of Great Per- sonalities, and a seminar on the Vietnam War. History is the study of the most interesting aspects of life. — Dr. Walter Burdick (above) For Dr. Burdick, teaching history involves cons- tant questioning and critical analysis. H 1 s t o r y (lop) Geography instructor, Dr. Brehob, illustrates his point. Dr. Brehob ' s geomorphology course requires intense concentration. 117 Philosophy A Business and Ethics class gets a lesson from Dr. Clark and his friend. King Kong. What is truth? What is real? What is justice? Does God exist? Am I free? The word philosophy means the love of wisdom, and ever since philosophy began in ancient Greece these questions had been raised by philosophers and all other persons. The Philosophy Department offered a variety of courses which fulfilled the Humanities requirement. Such a requirement was impor- tant because a mark of a liberally educated person was to be able to think rationally about those questions which had been and continued to be the fundamental questions which human beings cisk. The depart- ment also offered the Logic course as one of the ways in which a stu- dent could fulfill part of the Language and Thought requirement. In recent years, the department added two other courses to its cur- riculum. Ethics and Organizational Management and Ethical Aspects of Health Care, which would relate more directly to students ' voca- tional interests. Most students did not really know what philosophy was about until they took the course to fulfill the college requirement. Sometimes students said, " If I had known philosophy was going to be this in- teresting, I would have taken it sooner! " — Dr. Robert Clark Christianity has exercised a profound influence upon western civilization. One cannot be liberally educated in the west without some disciplined knowledge of what Christianity is and how it has con- tributed to the formation of culture as well as it has been shaped by it. The Department of Theology and Religion offered its courses as an in- tegral part of every student ' s liberal education. The members of the department had in common an interest in reflecting upon the Bible as the criterion of Christian thinking. In light of this common interest, there were many ways to approach Christiani- ty — through a study of the church ' s book, through a study of the church ' s teachings, through a study of the church ' s behavior, through a study of the church ' s history and through a study of the church ' s in- teraction with other religious traditions. Every course considered both what Christianity is and how it stands in relation to one or another aspect of human culture. — Dr. Armin Limper (center) Dr. Crocco interprets Old Testament writing for an early morning class. (center) From a characteristic pose. Dr. Gross asks, " Why not? " Beefore class. Dr. Limper, Theology Department Chair, exchanges some cor- dial words with his students. Physics The academic year was an exciting one in the Physics Department. On campus, the efforts of alumna Mary V. Frohne sparked renewed stu- dent interest and enthusiasm at the Accelerator Lab, culminating in our Cockroft-Walton ac- celerator being returned to operation. Our elec- tron microscopy facilities were also greatly enhanced by the gift of a Hitachi Transmission Electron Microscope. Off campus, we were happy to be bringing our Fermilab hyperon beta decay experiment to a very successful close. — Dr. Earl Swallow The Department offered a strong major in Math and in Computer Science which prepared the student for graduate level pro- grams or for a career in teaching or induOry. We cooperated with the Education Department to provide courses in the teaching of math at the secondary level. A joint major in conjunction with the Business Department in Management Sciences was also offered. Students were often employed in teaching and research on all levels and in working with physical, biological, social and behavioral scientists, as well as economists, business analysts, and computer scientists. — Dr. Donald Mason (above) Ken Hartman demon- strates the operation of a tesla coil. (top) Freshmen physics finds Mr. Canea diagramm- ing the solution to a formula. In basic algeura, Johnson reviews night ' s homework. D.. last (center) Mr. Jeffrey weighs the advantages of different program languages. Dr. Muellner makes a point during a lesson on bit configuration. M a t h C o m P S c 1 119 The racquelball courts would be used twenly-four hours a day for classes and recreation, if only they were kept open. The Physical Education Department endeavored to pro- vide a rationale for the physiological foundation for healthful living, an understanding for this foundation and the implica- tions of it for enjoying a full life. The Department taught sports skills that promote lifetime participation in these ac- tivities as well as other forms of exercise intended to condi- tion the body during the college years and thereafter for a satisfying and successful lifestyle. — Ms. Eileen Hackman (above left) John Liz .adro bench presses his limit in a dai- ly workout. Mr. Walton coaches Anne Kax- ton to strengthen her forehand shot. Coach Hoffman leads the Blue- jay football team to a very respectable 7-2 record for the season. (below) Under the direction of Coach Walton, E. C. women ' s volleyball captures the NCAA Divi- sion III national title again. The Athletic Department, which coordinates the varsity sports teams, had reason to crow as the season drew to a close. Nearly all the teams closed with winning records and the women ' s teams, in volleyball, basketball and softbali, each brought home championship trophies to grace the shelves of the Physical Education Center. Athletic Director, Mr. Acker- man, watches the introduction of the Conference champion Softball team. The llhnois Wrestling Associa- tion inducts Coach Hanke into its Hall of Fame. In her last year at Elmhurst, Coach Novgrod brings her basketball team through to a Conference championship. A t h 1 e t 1 c s 121 The pinning ceremony culminates four years of hard work for Karen Papiernik. As parents strain for a glimpse of their son or daughter, faculty members fill in the few remain- ing seals. 122 I I 123 ■ t i I f I I 1 I 1 [ I IIUIHIIIIIH jJJ I I M Owned by Rupert Murdoch, the Sun Times is headquartered above the Chicago River. 1 f t M n f I i ■ ]TTTrr ' ' ' ' ' lliJ P.O.E.T.S. basemenl bar, ont of the many eslablishments or ] Rush Street, offers drinking i and dancing. I The Shedd Aquarium houses marine hfe for all of Chicago lo see. 124 The Planetarium and Meig ' s Field reside loo close to Lake Michigan for some Chicagoans. A picturesque view of Chicago standing tail is captured. Soldier Field rings with cheers (center) Mayor Harold for the Super Bowl Champions, Washington shakes hands the Chicago Bears. before entering a McCormick Place exhibition. Chicago, the third largest city in the country, permitted Elmhurst College students to obtain not only a liberal arts education but a worldly education as well. To college students this could have taken on a couple of very different meanings. The first could have been described as a learning atmosphere. The politics of the city were con- stantly colorful with Mayor Harold Washington, Edward Vrdolyak and Jane Bryne in constant battle. The Art In- stitute, the Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum and the Biograph Theater provided a cultural stomping ground for any day, but especially rainy days. To some, a playground would have described Chicago ' s influence over the far west suburbs. The ever-popular Rush Street buzzed with non-stop activity daily and sport arenas were abundant. Soldier Field, Wrigley Field and Comiskey Park all shed history on this marvelous town and provided one with worthwhile entertainment. To still others, Chicago presented a shopper ' s haven. The Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place and n umerous bouti- ques provided some of the best shopping. If a credit amount was unlimited, one could practically have charged oneself to death wtih all the buys. Whether playground or backyard, Chicago was anything one wanted it to be. For one to receive an education was tremendous but to live was much more exciting. The Prudential Building elec- trifies U.S.A. at Taste of Chicago. Common Goals I The Spring Honors Convocation took place in May to acknowledge individual and group achievement at the college. President Ivan Frick presided over the cerennony that recognized honor societies and honoraries, team and group achievement, general in- dividual achievement, individual scholastic achievement and excellence in teaching awards. Both students and faculty participated in this celebration accompanied by the choir. Sigma Theta Tau, the only national honor society for nursing and the second largest in- dividued member nursing organization in the world, bestowed the honor of membership on baccalaureate nursing students, graduate nurs- ing students and community nursing leaders who demonstrated superior scholarly achievements. Sigma Theta Tau acknowledged as its pur- poses: to recognize superior scholarship, to foster high professional standards, to encourage creative work, to strengthen commitment to the ideeds and purpose of nursing, and to recognize the development of leadership. The twenty members of Alpha Mu Gam- ma, the foreign language honorary, were in- itiated to help recognize achievement, en- courage a continuing interest in foreign languages, Hterature, and civilizations, and foster a sympathetic understanding of other peoples. The International Club ' s twenty-five members gathered to explore a common in- terest in other cultures and in travel and study abroad. Because the goals of Alpha Mu Gamma and the International Club were similar, both organizations jointly sponsored several ac- tivities, including a visit to the International Shopping Center in Westmont, the presentation of the foreign film, " El Norte, " a panel discus- sion by Elmhurst College Alumni on jobs re- quiring a foreign language, and fundraising through the sale of UNICEF cards and an Inter- national Bake Sale. In order to promote interest in and further the objectives of the biological sciences, the Beta Beta Beta Biology Honorary was founded in 1922 at Oklahoma City University. The Elmhurst College Chapter was established in 1965. This year, nine members were in- ducted into the society. In 1976, EUmhurst College chartered its chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, a premedicine honor society, to encourage and recognize excellence in premedical scholarship, to stimulate an appreciation for the study of medicine, to promote cooperation between students and educators in developing a program of premedical education, and to use its knowledge for the benefit of health organiza- tions, charities and the community. Eight new members were inducted into AEA in the spring. Theta Alpha Phi Honorary started off its 1985-1986 sefison by inviting all interested students to its meetings, which caused an in- crease in interest and numbers. In October, we held a 0A i Alumni Reception after the open- ing night of " The Fantasticks " which united graduates of the Mill with current students. Theta Alpha Phi also sponsored the successful " The Best of the Mill 11 " orientation show, and an all-campus candy sale as a fundraiser, as well as sponsoring the Elmhurst College Speech Team at the Land of Lincoln Tournament. During Festival of Fools Greek Week, Theta Alpha Phi sponsored a " Dance at the Mill, " a four hour dance bash featuring our own record mixer D.J. Katherine Bus and pulsating lighting by Carol Johnstone. Our initiation ceremony was held at the theater on April sixth. New inductees were: Lisa Baggott, Lee Bale, Katherine Bus, Karin Davit, Thomas George, Carol Johnstone, David Lollar, Barbara Potemri, Catherine Rusch and Sean Sheridan. A 0A i tradition " Theater Evening " was held in May. We viewed slides and discussed the shows we as students would enjoy doing. 126 Honoraries Dr. Thoma acknowledges his receipt of the Excellence in Teaching Award. (above and Iwlow) Paula Brabec initiates new members into the Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honorary. (left) Sigma TheU Tau (right) Alpha Mu Gamma — Bottom Row: Karen Alfred, Annette Rylatt. Top Row: Dr. Thompson, Rosanna Klepper, Bob Sniegowski, Ellen Karstens, Paul Yoh. (right) Alpha Epsilon Delta — Bottom Row: Linda Hall, Paul Yoh, Jodi Albert. Top Row: Colleen Reichel, Brian Murphy, Michele Wagenaar, Mike Serry, Lilly Kosikas, Kurt Pazdra, Brenda Fann. (left) Beta Beta Beta — Bottom Row: Michele Wagenaar, Margot Slefanson, Lilly Kosikas, Colleen Reichel. Top Row: Bnan Murphy, Paul Yoh, Wendy Fabian, unidentified, Linda Hall, unidentified. (left) Theta Alpha Phi — Bottom Row: Barbara Potemri, Carol Johnstone. Top Row: Lee Bale, Karin Davit, Mr. Weiger, Tom George, Jill Yelsky, Katherine Bus. Honoraries 127 I Common Goals II Omicron Delta Kappa, the leadership and scholarship honor society, had a stated pur- pose to recognize and encourage exemplary character and superior quality in scholarship and leadership. Nineteen students and three faculty members were initiated into the society in the spring based on character and specified eligibility in the five major phases of campus life, namely: scholarship; athletics; social, ser- vice and religious activities and campus govern- ment, journalism, speech and the mass media; and creative and performing arts. Founded in Elmhurst College as a local music honorary in 1981, Lambda Sigma Psi promoted a high level of academic achievement in music courses, encouraged participation and attendance at Elmhurst College music events, recognized outstanding academic achievement and excellence in music performance at Elmhurst College, and made available to members an opportunity for professional development. Pi Gamma Mu, the social sciences honorary, was founded to recognize students majoring in the social sciences (political science, history, urban studies, sociology and psychology) who maintained a 3.0 GPA. Our activities included some fundraising drives as well as lectures, debates, mock trials and films. The Elmhurst College Geographical Society, an educational organization which provided settings where students with a co j mon interest in geography could come togeth j, learn, and socialize, sponsored field trips j various locations of interest in the Chicago an [ including trips to historic windmills, the India [i Dunes, and the collection of geodes in Keoki], Iowa. Every other week there was also a film |- lecture presentation in a current topic |f geographical interest. Often the trips ajl presentations had a multidisciplinary approsji that included interests such as history, • vironmental planning and geology. j Gamma Theta Upsilon, the geograpjr honor society, had no new inductees during li; year. j Donna Clay breaks for pizza al the Pi Gamma Mu Debate Team picnic. (below) After the induction ceremonies, Lamba Sigma Psi members and Omicron Delta Kappa members feast on the spreads. (left) Omicron Delta Kappa — Bottom Row: Joy Brouwers, Shaheen Chamran, Debbie Johnson, Joanne Kohlhaas, Lisa DeFily, Sue Letnicky, Karola Schoppe, Regina Stella. Middle Row: Michelle Tunk, Debbie Nelson, Fran Marshiano, Shelly Kuzak, Sharon Forgue, Chris Seiberlich. Top Row: Dr. Robert, Mr. Weiger, Mr. Walton, JefT Laschinski, Kurt Pazdra, Paul Yoh. (right) Lambda Sigma Psi — Bottom Row: Bill Malpede, Indus Gagnon. Top Row: Mr. Rogers, Ms. Weber, Linda Gray, Mr. Garofalo, Doug Oriyk, Linda Johnston, Amy Fishback. (left) Pi Gamma Mu — Bottom Row: Kerry Trytek. Middle Row: Eileen O ' Hara, Mark Perkins. Top Row: Dr. Lindberg, Harvey Schmidt. (left) Geographical Society — Steve Damoiaris, Dr. Brehob, Mark Venard, Sharon Forgue. Honoraries 129 [ I Common Goals III The Psychology Club consisted of people-orienled individuals interested in the field of psychology. One of the major events of the year was a bake sale fundraiser for a chari- ty: the treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa, an in- curable eye disease that leads to blindness. Besides raising funds, the Club distributed li terature and information about the disease to those who contributed. Two of the off-campus events sponsored by the Psychology Club were a visit to the Peace Museum and a trip with Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the International Club to an ethnic restaurant. Many of the Psychology Club members were also members of the Psi Chi Na- tional Honor Society. The Psi Chi Honor Society recognized students with a declared major or minor in psychology who maintained a minimum of a B average in their psychology courses and graduated in the upper thirty-five percent of their class. Many of the Psi Chi members were also active in the Psychology Club. Delta Mu Delta, the Honor Society for Business Administration majors, recognized as its purposes: to promote higher scholarship in training for business and to reward the scholastic achievement of those individuals who completed at least half of the work required for the major and also attained a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better. The society participated in two events during the calendar year — the annual fall reunion with DePaul University and North Park College and the annual spring induction ceremony. On Sunday, May 4, 1986, Elmhurst College ' s Lambda Chapter of Delta Mu Delta inducted thirty-seven members into the society, including Dr. John Bohnert who was inducted as an honorary member for 1986. The Society of Physics Students, the on- ly physics society designed explicitly for students, opened membership, through col- legiate chapters, to anyone interested in physics. The Elmhurst College chapter acted as a service organization for the physics depart- ment and helped to popularize physics will general collegiate public. Within the Society of Physics Studc Sigma Psi Sigma, a nationally recogr honor society, elected members on the bas outstanding academic achievement. As 1986, there were over five hundred twenty-five chapters of Sigma Psi Sigmt campuses across the country. Sigma Tau Delta, the national En honor society, is comprised of undergrad students ranking in the highest thirty-five cent of their class in general scholarship, w B average in English, and having complete least three semesters of college. Phi Kappa Phi was founded at the Uni sity of Maine in 1897 to emphasize scholar in the thought of college and unive students, and to stimulate mental achievem by the prize of membership. The Elmhurst lege Chapter, established in 1977, was opti all students, with membership based prim on scholarship. Mike ! erry perks Tom Floros ' and Phil Money ' s curiosities in ihe Physics Club. 130 Honoraries Steve Flanagan toasts a new AMA member. (below) Dr. Swallow conducls a Physics Club meeting during pro- tected hour. (atiove and below) Psi Chi members and inductees await the indu lion ceremony. (left) Psi Chi — Karen Woll, Dr. Goetz, Norma Ritchey, Bob Sniegowski, Karia Nordlie, unidenlifled, Madelyn Frenelte, Karin Fox, Elise Hurley, Linda Marotla, Gloria Reilley, Dr. Trenholme, Dr. Cunningham, Pete Snyder, Marguerite Boracchia. (right) Delta Mu Delta — Bottom Row: Lee Bale, Victoria Wheetley, unidentified. Top Row: Marvin Otten, unidentifled, Jeff Laschinski. n (left) Physics Club — Bottom Row: unidentified, Tony Kowalczyk. Middle Row: Mr. Ganea, Dave Gielow, Craig Blue, Dr. Swallow, Mike Serry. Top Row: Rob Horton, Chuck Blue. (right) Sigma Tau DelU — Bottom Row: Leslie Nikolich, Carl Puccio, Top Row: GaiJ Anstett, Kathy Drury, Mary McCarthy, Laura Lamberti. (right) Sigma Tau Delta — Bottom Row: Leslie Nikolich, Carl Puccio. Top Row: Gail Anstett, Kathy Drury, Mary McCarthy, Laura Lamberti. Honoraries 131 Jazz Band director, Doug Beach, greets guest artist. Woody Herman, before the concert. Mr. Scudiero and Dr. Gow relate to attorney Jean Allard s address at commencement. . A Faculty for All Seasons . Mrs. Marvell Riley Dr. Karl Robert Mrs. Lea Ann Rogala Mr. Robert Rouse Dr. Rudolf Schade Mrs. Suzane Schouten Mr. Dominic Scudiero Ms. Kathryn Siebel Dr. Brenda Skarin Dr. Lynda Slimmer Dr. James Smith Mrs. Bonnie Spacko Mrs. Hilda Speckman Mr. Lee Slaley Mrs. Joyce Stevens Mr. Robert Swords Dr. George Thoma Dr. Earl Thompson 132 Dr. Robert lectures on land faults In Pliysieal Landscapes. Dr. Glogovsky aids a student slumped by a dilTirull assignment. A Faculty for All Seasons . . . Mrs. Faithe Timrner Dr. Irene Trenholnie Mrs. Marianne Wacliholz Mrs. Bonnie Wagner Mr. Leslie Ward Mr. Merlin Warren Ms. Kaye Weideman Mr. Alan Weiger Dr. Paul Westermeyer Mrs. Joanne Whetter Mr. James Williams Mrs. Helen Willis 133 President Ivan Frick con- gratulates the Women ' s Softball team on its Conference championship. In the 1985-1986 academic year. Dr. Frick presided over a thriving college com- munity. He began the year by announcing a healthy stability in enrollment, continued the year by supporting traditional college events, and concluded by accepting a million dollar grant from the State of Illinois to buUd a new computer technology center. (far above) At the Baccalaureate ser- vice. Dr. Avery Post ' s address cap- tures Dr. Frick ' s attention. (above) Dr. Frick presents awards to outstanding scholar athletes. Dr. Frick confers a honorary degree upon Dr. Avery Post. Lifting their voices in song. Deb Griffin and Dr. Frick join in the Baccalaureate worship. Board of Trustees Chairman, Milton F. Darr, Jr., graciously acknowledges the College ' s recognition of his distinguished service. Trustee, Edward Goltz, speaks his mind at the forum on divest- ment from South Africa. Each quarter the Board of Trustees gathered from across the country to debate, discuss and determine the future of the Col- lege. They faced difficult issues including tuition increases, investments in South Africa, asbestos on campus, and the alloca- tion of the million doUar Build Illinois grant. Uotlom Kow: Goudyloch • " Giddy Uyer, Joy Kasm, Milton . Uarr, Jr., Ur. Oeorge H. L.angeler, F rank C. Kathje, Ur. Ivan E. Frick, Middle Row: William Boyd, Dorothy Powers, Ralph Lundgren, Rev. Alan Campbell, Patricia Bergstrom, John Kelly, Dr. Paul N. DeBruine, Top Row: Rev. Edward Goltz, Thomas Dabovich, Thomas Price, Lloyd Palmer, Judge William Bauer, Rev. William Kosheiva, Abner Ganet, Charles Schmidt. Board members deliberate the fate of the college at a quarterly meeting. T r u s t e e s 135 Dean of the College A d m 1 s s 1 o n s a n d 1 n a n c • 1 a 1 1 d At the Founder ' s Day Convoca- tion, Deans Bohnerl and Cun- ningham join in singing the opening hymn. (far right) Dr. Bohnert welcomes students and parents to the induction ceremony for the business honorary. In his first official term as Dean of the College, Dr. Bohnert found his time consumed by his varied responsibilities: presiding over the faculty meetings, overseeing the academic advising pro- cess and representing the administration at the many ceremonial College events. After a decline in the number of new students the previous fall, the Admissions Office entered the 1985-86 recruiting season with planned strategies aimed at reversing the negative trend. Through a combination of activities and hard work, the Admissions Office was successful in at- taining its goals, increasing the numbers of new freshmen by about ten percent and the new transfers by about eight percent. — Mr. Matthew Mimlitz The Office of Financial Aid administered a broad variety of federal, state, private and institu- tional sources of financial assistance, including scholarships, grants, loans and student employ- ment opportunities which were award ed to over sixty f)ercent of the students enrolled full time and to many part-time students. The major objectives of the Financial Aid Office were to supply students with thorough, timely in- formation about assistance, to provide aid to those who could not afford otherwise and to utilize resources fairly and effectively. ..f — Mr. Gary Rold (above left) Student hosts per- form a vital service for the Ad- missions Office: making pro- spective students feel at home. (center) Dr. Heiney counsels one of his advisees prior to registration. Admissions counselor. Matt Mimlitz, explains the advan- tages of Elmhurst College. Registration and Records The Office of Registration and Records, located on first floor, Lehmann Hall, provided a variety of services to students which related to pursuing academic goals. Through our office, students registered for classes each term and changed their class schedules for the term. The office also sent grade reports to each student at the end of each term and maintained the academic record of all students at the college. — Mr. Larry Borgione The Business Office played a vital role in the life of the institution, seeing that the flow of funds to and from all the different constituencies was ac- counted for, and that records were maintained properly. Business Office staff members: (top left) Sheila Montgomery, (top right) Lois Elliott, (bottom left) Bonnie Spacko, (bottom right) Denise Jones. (far above) Registration staff collects the necessary tuition fees. (far right) In a last ditch effort to put together a schedule, students check the posted list of closed courses. Manning the phone lines, Janice Ryan promptly transfers people to the proper extension. Taking lime out between classes, students gather around the fireplace to catch up on the daily news. The College Union Building was the hub of student life on campus. By design and in practice, the CUB served as a family room away from home for most students and a number of faculty and staff. It was the place to pick up your mail, grab a bite to eat, play some pool, listen to a concert, buy your books or a candy bar to get you through the after- noon — the place to meet friends and make friends. The information desk, mailroom and cafeteria staffs became comfortable familiar faces. And on a cold, snowy afternoon, the fireplace was the most popular spot around. (center left) Steve Brockway has great enthusiasm for his work in the mailroom. (center) Giving directions to students, Faithe Timiner keeps the Union Desk running smoothly. An E.G. student purchases an expensive textbook from Follett ' s bookstore. (center right) Browsing in the bookstore, Nick Anselmo checks up on newly released books. At a Jazz Band performance at Stooges, Joe Caliguro and Jaye Flood value some free lime off campus. (center left) Phyllis lovino ex- plains an important Union Board procedure to Laura lovino. It has been stated that education ' s purpose is to experiment, connect, set and reset aims. Certainly these are opportunities in life that most successful achievers take. Why not learn them in the safest laboratory — college. The Dean of Students staff was dedicated to creating rich oppor- tunities through co-curricular activities, health awareness, athletic competition, residence hall living, career planning, personal counseling and assistance with academic issues. At Elmhurst, ex- perience was provided through clubs and activities, internships, part-time jobs, athletics, performing arts, leadership training, and personal assessment to benefit from the knowledge of others and solve real problems in that once-in-a-lifetime riskfree setting — college. Our staff joined the rest of the College community in spon- soring an environment that helped students meet the purpose of education. — Dr. James Cunningham Bottom Row: Joyce Stevens, Cheryl Leoni, John Woleske, Joe Caliguro, Janet Laver, Janice Fodor. Top Row: Lee Slaley, James Barry, Al Ackerman, Jaye Flood, Tom Boese, Larry Espinoza, Jim Cunningham. (center right) At the Senior par- ty. Dean Cunningham, Dr. Barry and Coach Ackerman discuss the achievements of the Class. D e a n o f S t u d Janet Laver appears before CLC to answer any questions concerning the Union Board budget. 139 I D e V e 1 o P m e n t P u b 1 1 c R e 1 a t i o n s I In April, the Development OITice sponsors a lecture by John Callaway, host of a popular news In- | terview program on PBS. Most of Elmhurst College ' s relationships with its external constituencies were handled through these offices, including responsibilities for: Development, Alumni and Parent Rela- tions, Church Relations, Government Relations, Public Relations and Sports Information. Inter- nal constituency roles also existed with Trustees, faculty, staff and students. The tasks were many and frequently overlap- ping, but the underlying goals of making friends, raising dollars and enhancing the image of Elmhurst College wherever possible keyed each and every effort. It was a big job, but we knew that when we undertook it! — Ken Bartels Alumni, faculty and staff receive the Elmhurst College Magazine, published quarterly by the Public Relations Department. 140 At the annual June Benefit, local dignitaries, faculty, staff and other friends of the college share an evening of dining and dancing. To give the Science Center a facelift, it takes teamwork: one paints trim . . . Mr. Scull, Central Printing Director, sets up the copier to run a batch of letterhead stationery. The staffs of the Physical Plant and the Cen- tral Printing Office worked behind the scenes all year to keep the institution ' s wheels in mo- tion. Physical Plant tended to the cosmetic touches as well as the internal structures of the buildings and grounds. Meanwhile, the Central Printing Office maintained the all-important paper lines of communication. (center left) The sound of la wn mowers becomes a welcome sign of summer approaching. Monitoring and servicing the printing equipment is an endless job. . . . while his partner fills in the A. C. Buehler Library, which was open for stu- dent use eighty-seven hours a week, contained over 1 70,000 volumes. Through the Library ' s par- ticipation in the statewide LCS computer network, E.G. students had access to another fourteen million books and several thousand journals in other libraries around the state. Computers played a big part in today ' s librfuies and our campus library was no exception. Catalog- ing, circulation and detailed bibliographic searching were all computerized operations. The newest thing in the library? — specifJly printed labels inside most books which permitted the use of a light pen linked to the computer for faster and more accurate check-out. During August, the en- tire library staff spent nearly two weeks matching approximately 125,000 books and their labels. In addition to the hardware and the hi-tech, the library iJso provided " user-friendly " librarians to help simplify the sometimes complicated process of library reseeu-ch. — Mrs. Carol Barry The card catalog assists th | student in his research on tl I Kennedys. j j Francie Habash kicks back ir the media center to take notes on a video. The library quietness offers an ideal sludy environment. Pen and paper come in handy while doing research in the library. w o r 1 d N e w s The bleak theme of terrorism dominated the press throughout the year. A car bomb explod- ed in a residential section of Christian East Beirut. A Palestinian terrorist injured 38 by tossing a grenade into a cafe. The murder of wheelchair bound Leon Klinghaffer occurred aboard the ill-fated Achille Lauro. These stories prompted a tremendous increase in airport security and a decline in the number of Americans traveling overseas. Aid to drought victims in Ethiopia and other African nations was on the minds of many citizens. Fundraising efforts by celebrities con- tinued and was expanded to include the hungry in America through such programs as the se- cond Farm Aid concert and the Hands Across America chain. In the winter, the nation mourned the loss of seven American astronauts who gave their lives aboard the space shuttle Challenger when it ex- ploded shortly after takeoff. NASA ' s program underwent close scrutiny as a result of this and several other lesser incidents during the year. The Soviet Union experienced the largest nuclear accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. The effects were felt in nearby countries as farmland and livestock were con- taminated by the fallout. Russia was severely criticized by world governments for delaying news of the accident. Making demands: Members of the Amal militia seize TWA Flight 847 in Beirut. The Statue of Liberty celebrates her hundredth birthday. President Reagan maintains his teflon image during a question and answer session with the press. Apartheid in South Africa stirs controversy on college campuses across the countr ; on whether or not to divest college dollars. 144 Corazon Aquino snares Filipino control from Ferdinand Marcos. Sandinista soldiers move contra casualties. A Grim Forecast Iew AIDS cases and fatalities will increase more than tenfold in the next five years with no cure by then. Diagnosed AIDS Cases Deaths From AIDS REPORTED AT YEAR END, IN THOUSANDS The Challenger explodes, killing 6 astronauts and teacher Christa McAuliffe. 1981 1986 1991 •PROJECTIONS. SOURCE: U S PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL BILL MANKE— NEWSWEEK Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) frightens the nation. Dynamic adversary: Moscow ' s leader, Mikhail Gorbachev Just shy of Dallas, a Delta L-101 1 crashes in a thunderstorm and burns in civil aviation ' s worst year ever. 145 Miami Vice topped the charts with its combination of high action drama, contem- porary music and sleek visuals. The show also became a trend-setter in the fashion in- dustry. The television industry boomed with the family situation comedy, among them The Cosby Show, Family Ties, and Growing Pains. Love Boat, long a favorite show for many and the butt of endless jokes, an- nounced that this would be its last season at sea. On a serious note, " An Early Frost, " a dramatic story about the heartbreaking ef- fects of the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), took Emmy honors as the best drama special of the year. The Academy Award nominees for the season were: Best Picture: 1. The Color Purple 2. Kiss of the Spiderwoman 3. Out of Africa 4. Prizzi ' s Honor 5. Witness Best Actor: 1 . Harrison Ford 2. James Garner 3. WiUiam Hurt 4. Jack Nicholson 5. Jon Voight Best Actress: 1. Anne Bancroft 2. Whoopi Goldberg 3. Jessica Lange 4. Geraldine Page 5. Meryl Streep One could hardly turn on the radio without hearing Phil Collins or Lionel Rit- chie singing a new hit song. Madonna made the news by marrying Sean Penn, one of the group of young Hollywood stars known as the Brat Pack. Sting broke away from his group, the Police, to record his ground breaking Dream of the Blue Turtle album. Gopher goes to Washington D.C Moonlighting: Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd James Gamer warms up to Sally Field in Murphy ' s Romance. CONTKH AID 148 Point . . . Counterpoint 4 ri M i j ' ' ' J ! I ' j { » , ■ It ' ' i ■ f i I i 1 I la if Miij Jot thitsv tisi ' inns m, (below) First floor, Schick Hall throws a wild sauna party — towels and bathing suits only. Residence Residence halls provided four walls for j shelter for each college student, bul| everybody had a chance to make it more i than just a place to throw their stuff. Friends j could be made easily by knocking on| neighbors ' doors. Enemies could be madej easily by disobeying quiet hours. Some people created a home by drilling! holes in their walls and hanging their pic-j tures and posters. Others preferred leaving! the walls naked so as not to destroy anything ' during a crammed party. (center, right) The Niebuhr Hawaiian Night gets grounded during " Shout! " (above) Down to his last pair of shorts. Bill Guderley faces the fact that it ' s laundry lime. 150 Parties were allowed in the halls as long as there were no kegs, no open doors, and no minors. These rules were enforced only if you got caught by an alert R.A. Niebuhr Hall especially liked to party, so twice during the year they sponsored dances in the Union for the entire campus, both a big success. Schick Hall also was known for some unusual parties, including a Sauna Party which demanded a towel or bathing suit attire. By the way, studying and sleeping oc- curred in the halls occasionally. lide and out, Niebuhr Hall frked Homecoming Week. 151 Preparing for the big moment, future graduates put on the fmishing touches. Nursing students and teachers socialize after the Sigma Theta Tau induction ceremony. RA Kurt Pazdra munches on a hoi dog at the Schick Hall barbeque. (above right) Harvey Schmidt breathes after playing Softball at the Pi Gamma Mu outing. Student leader, Brian DeFilippo, steals a potato chip from Lynda Dybala ' s plate. 152 A group of students and staff play electronic darts while listening to the Jazz Band at a local bar. Team captain, Don Lenart, discusses an intramural Softball game with teammate Jim Ridge. Senior year occurred so quickly. Just the other day, I was deciding on where to go to col- lege, what to major in and what to be when I grew up. Relief overtook me when I realized it was almost time to graduate. Before graduation became a reality, there were so many things that had to be done. The first chore was to complete a resume. Resume writing was not a simple task, but rather a monumental challenge. Workshops for resume writing never seemed to end. Concentration was not only on content and job experience but also on the importance of the right kind of paper. The year seemed full of last things: the last play I watched, the last volleyball game I saw, the last U.B. meeting I attended, the last time to register. Senior pictures had to be taken. Nostalgia often sprang up. I often found myself saying, " I remember when . . . " After receiving the resume back from the typesetter, I had to decide what to do with it. Some people mailed them to companies, others gave them to on-campus recruiters and still others just stared at them. Facing up to what one would do in the future made a lot of people anxious, myself included. Other options besides going to work loomed at me — graduate school (but no money), become a wife (but no husband), fail a class (my parents would kill me), or jump off a building (too messy). Being a sensible person, job hunting seemed the next step. The dreaded interview often was disasterous. A run in the stocking, a crooked tie or a spot on the jacket plagued the hopeful job candidate. If luck or the right skills ran in the proper direc- tion, a second call back was granted. Expecta- tions rose, the job was hopefully secured, but everything depended on whether graduation occurred. I graduated. — Chris Seiberlich Sue Birdsey takes a break while waiting for the serve at a volleyball match. 153 Carolyn Cartwright Simon Calalano Good friends, Kris Karson and Laura Toren, remember the fun limes. Sheila Chanlos Beverly Charlier Tarek Chechakii John Chicles Teresa Chmura Todd Clark (insi de left) Marlis Schmidt pauses from note taking to con- centrate on the lecture. (outside right) Hugh Maslerson becomes " the McDonald Man " at the Orchesis Halloween dance. Sandra Clay Marcia Cooper Adrian Cordoba Bruce Cuscaden 155 Kathy Dalaskey Brian DeFilippo Lisa DeFily Rosemarie DeRorio Cecilia DeFranco Kathleen Drury (outside left) Mr. Ward ' s Marketing Research class enables students to work together to solve problems. (inside right) Renee Maas looks over her notes during Roles of Great PersonaUties. David Duginski Connie Dulles Michele Dupre Pat Durkin Mark Endicott Jan Engvall Lisa Erickson Suzanne Errichiello 156 Amy Fishback Stephen Flanagan Christ Floros Sharon Forgue Ginger Fry Sandy Fuesz Tony Ciannlnl Georgia Glatras (inside left) Seniors go crazy at their early graduation party sponsored by the Dean of Students Office. (outside right) Sean Sheridan slates his opinion on divestment at the open forum concerning E.C. ' s in- vestments in South Africa. Mary Terese Greco Deborah Griffin Deborah Gruber Leslie Gruber Mark Guzman Catherine Haggard Linda Hall 157 (inside right) Jim Runavich scrapes the caked mud off his cleats so he can regain some traction. (outside left) A proud graduate displays her hard earned diploma. Dennis Hansen Laura Healy Richard Hennessy Lisa Hindel Lisa Hitzeman Heidi Horn Richard Horn Lisa Horvat Gail Jage Eileen Jasica Debbie Jessen Deborah Johnson Karol Johnson Linda Johnston 158 Robert Kapoun Kristine Karson Ellen Karstens Lorri Keegan Lome Kelling Terry Kirchner John Klose Mark Kiulcharch Linda Kodl Joanne Kohlhaas John Komaromy Kathy Kozurek Kristen Clark, Fran Marshiano, Matt Mimlilz and Kurt Pazdra ham it up at a lecture on body language. 159 John Novak JiU O ' HaUoren Craig Ostling Pam Paganis Karen Papiemik David Paul Chris Hansen and Michele Waltemath live it up at the Homecoming tailgate. (inside right) Mitch Langeler strikes a pose for the camera. Carol Paulsen Michael Peters Shelley Swaim enjoys herself at the volleyball banquet held following the team ' s national victory. Daniel Piemonte Amy Pierovich Mary Pontikes Pam Porter 162 I Janet Mayer and Terry Kir- chner read other Senior grafflti before scribbling their own. Graduation practice started early Saturday morning. We filled out forms, found our proper seating and learned how to put on our robes. We waited anxiously for practice to end and for the fun to start. The fun began at nine. The Senior party enticed many people, although, only graduating seniors and faculty were invited. Decorated in black and white, the cafeteria displayed a new image and served a beverage not normally sold — beer and wine. A local D.J. provided the music for the party attenders to dance or just to listen. Crackers, vegetables and fruits allowed something to munch on after working up a sweat. The annu£il champagne toast was delivered at midnight and the crowd dispersed soon after to continue partying or to await commencement. Kurt Pazdra serenades Lisa DeFily in the final dance of the evening. (top right) Senior happiness is evident on the eve of 1986 grads toast to the future. commencement. Senior (above) Schick Hall Director Jaye Flood coaxes a smile out of Dinkmeyer Hall Director John Woleske. (center left) Sharon Forgue and Don Lenart get caught by the camera, (center) Talia Zillig and Laura Healy drink their fill. Georgia Giatras attempts to recruit Hugh Masterson and Loren Kyes into a dance. Bruce Hill and Al Ackerman prepare the bubbly for the mid- night toast. 167 Debbie Fitzgerald, nursing graduate and R.O.T.C. member, is sworn into the arm- ed services. (bottom left) Elmhurst College nursing pins were specially designed by former faculty and s-tudents. (below) Director of Nursing, Mrs. Lytle, pins one of her graduates. mr ™ Pinned As the only male member of the } 1986 class. Matt Lindquist proudly accepts his pin. 168 On an unusually warm June morning, just before the baccalaureate service, nursing graduates gathered in the Chapel with faculty and friends for the pinning ceremony and laying-on-of-hands. As students received the specially-designed pins, the Director of Nursing and her instructors welcomed the class into the nursing profession. After reciting the nurses ' oath, class members departed the Chapel with a rose and small Bible to commemorate the annointing of their hands in dedication to service. Shelly Kuzak glows with the pride of accomplishment on her graduation day. 169 On a chilly, sun-streaked June first afternoon, commencement exercises begin. Mike Lowhorn graduates from Reverend Helt pronounces a Elmhurst College as his uncle final blessing on the graduates had before him. attending the Baccalaureate Service. 170 For many students, graduation marks an accomplishment for the whole family. The nursing pins had all been distributed, the day remained warm and sunny and the next ceremony was scheduled to begin at eleven o ' clock. The Baccalaureate, a nondenominational service, invited all graduates to partake in the ceremony which was held in Hammerschmidt Chapel. The future graduates were joined by the faculty and administration, the choir and their family and friends. Dr. Avery Post, President of the United Church of Christ, delivered a sermon, " On Having It All. " This appropriate theme hit not only the graduates but all those who heard it. The graduates had strived for four years to get it all and the future was waiting for them to try. (above) Simon Catalano, Regina Stella, Sue Errichiello and Don Lenart bask in the warmth of their friendship and success. (top right) This is a day for acknowledging the camaraderie of shared experiences. Mr. Milton Darr, Dr. Avery Post, Ms. Jean Allard and President Ivan Frick gather together before lining up for the processional. 171 Everyone rises for the opening invocation. (center left) Tassels turned and diplomas in hand, graduates meet on the Chapel steps for the Alma Mater, (below) Presi- dent Frick warmly greets each graduate as she accepts her diploma. Finally, for all graduates the day had arrived. At three o ' clock, eight hundred and twenty-one graduates would meet in the College Mall to receive their coveted diplomas. The graduates began assembling in their proper o rder at two thirty. The temperature had dropped drastically from the morning and graduation caps needed to be secured with bobby pins. The Proces- sional began at the appointed hour. " Pomp and Circumstance " played over and over as the candidates for the Bachelor Degree and the facul- ty made their way to their seats. The exercises began after all the participants were in the ap- propriate places. Ms. Jean AUard, a partner at Sonenschein Carlin Nath and Rosenthal, delivered the commencement address. Her in- sights were listened to by anxious graduates. The Reverend Helt presented an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree to Dr. Avery Post, President of the United Church of Christ. The Baccalaureate Degrees were distributed next. Each student ' s name was called and the actual diploma handed out. The ceremony came to a close and the graduates proceeded to the Chapel stairs. After all the graduates were assembled, the tradition of singing the Alma Mater was continued. (center right) Do the glasses hide thoughts of a sunny future? (above) Lots of happy in- dividuals make up a very lively throng. INDEX Aa Abend. Kirsten 28, 55, 57, 69 A. C. Buehler Ubrary 142-143 Ackerman, AlUn 121, 134, 139, 167 Admissions Financial Aid Office 136 Aiello, Jana 96 AUllo, Lu 30 Aikens, John 21, 35 Altey, Carol 30 Akins, Stephen 20-2 1, 26 Albert, Jodi 13, 58, 127 Bale, Lee 18, 50, 60, 64, 115 127, 131, 154 Balmes, Steven 74, 98 Balsewich, Sally 154 Baran, Mark 50, 154 Barber, Stephanie 28 Barclay, Alex 30 Barclay, Dr. WiUiam 30, 83, 86 Barriga, Adriana 45 Barry, Dr. James 30, 45, 139 BarteU, Ken 30 Baseball 106 Basketball, Men ' s 72 Basketball, Women ' s 73 Baugh, Jordan 2 1 Bawel, Brandon 94 Bayers, Lisa 150, 154 Beach, Douglas 59, 132 Beach, Michael 21, 150 Bednarke, Lisa 73, 108, 150 Behle, Ruth 30 Albert, Dr. Raymond 30, 84 Albrecht, Mary 30, 83 Alfred, Karen 127 Allen, Carol 66, 68, 154, 163 Allen, Scott 116, 161 Alpha Epsilon Delu 127 Alpha Kappa Alpha 102 Alpha Mu Gamma 127 Alpha Phi 96 Alpha Phi Alpha 102 Alpha Tau Omega 98-99 Ailamero, Geanine 54, 110 Altieri, Laurette 1 43 Am. Society of Personnel Ad- ministrators 64 Anderson, Wayne 61, 151 Angels Fall 18-19 Anselmo, Nicholas 18. 138 Ansletl. Gail 131 Anzalone, Donna 62, 67 Arsenic Old Lace 92-93 Art Department 32 Athletic Department 121 Athletic Life 49 Augustyn, Michael 80 Austin, Laurel 5, 23, 55, 121, 180 Bb Bachman, Susan 30 Bachner, Christine 1 54 Bageanis, Louie 21, 72 Baillie, Christopher 141, 182 Baker, Barbara 50, 97 74 Berg, Michael 25, 104 Berg, Shari 28, 101 Berry, Dr. James 30, 34 Beta Beta BeU 127 Biagioli, Bonnie 30 BidU, Dr. Kenneth 30 Biology Department 34 Birdsey, Susan 22-23, 153-154 Blattner, Nancy 107 Blechschmidl, Thomas 74-75, 98, 134 Bleeden, Jean 150, 154 Blue, Chuck 131 Blue, Craig 65, 131 Blum, eal 30, 114. Board of Trustees 135 Boese, Thomas 30, 139 Bohnert, Dr. John 136 Bone, Jennifer 154 Bongiorno, John 72 Booth, Steven 2 1 Boracchia, Marguerite 1 3 1 Borgione, Lawrence 30 Bosserl, David 62, 67-68 Bott, Joel 21 Bouckaert, Tammy 89, 150 Bowman, Joyce 154 Boylan, Jeannine 30 Brabeck, Paula 127 Bradbury, Sherry 23, 99, 165-166 Brehob, Dr. Kenneth 30, 1 1 7, 129 Bremberg, Renee 47, 107 Bristoui, Fr. Thomas 30 Brockway, Judy 30 Brockway, Steven 138 Brouwers, Joy 97, 129 Brown, Greg ory 21 Browning, Susan 97 Bucciarelli, Randy 2 1 Bukovsky, Mark 25, 104 Burdick, Dr. Waller 30, 117 Burk, Cynthia 153 Burkhalter, Douglas 26 Burkley, Charles 21, 154 Burkley, Mathew 21, 27 Burud, Kristin 57, 69, 97 Bus, Katherine 60, 69, 127, 182 Business Economics Club 66 Business Office 137 Butler, Scott 66 Bythell, Bob 25, 104 Cc Caccia, Teresa 13, 56, 108 Caffero, Louis 25, 41, 104 Calacci, Michael 20-21, 80, 106 Calhoun, Patricia 154 Caliguro, Joseph 139 89, Cahvedt, Dr. Lester 30, 87 Campagna, Vince 6. 21 Campbell. Steve 2 1 Campus Life Council 45 Campus Ministry 54 Canfield, Chuck 28, 74-75, 98, 180 Canning, Larry 21, 151 Cantwell, Jill 80,88, 110 Caputo, Mark 110 Carava, Linda 103 Cardoni, Mary 4 1 Carlson, Bahne 136 Carmichael, Robert 41 Carney, Mary 56, 99 Cartwright, Carolyn 1 55 Caruso, Michael 72 Caso, Dr. Arthur 86 Catalano, Simon 155, 157, 171 CeithamI, Cheryl 65 Center for Business Economics 36-37 Chamran, Shaheen 129 Chantos, Sheila 155 Charlier, Beverly 155 Chechakli, Tarek 45, 47, 94, 151 153, 155, 167 Cheerleaders 56 Chemistry Department 35 Chew, Duke 3, 28, 72 Chiaramonle, Wendy 50, 80 Chidester, Tammy 25, 28, 41, 104. 150 Chioda, Gary 21 Chioles, John 155 Chlysta, Carrie 50, 97, 150 Chmura, Teresa 155 Choir 62-63 Christman, Judi 30 Ciner, Gregory 32 Clark, Gerald 68 Clark, Kristen 44-45, 96, 159 Clark, Nancy 66 Clark, Mkki3l Clark, Dr. Robert 30, 118 Clark, Todd 155 Clausen, Ronald 21. 40. 137, 151 Clavadetscher, Diane 3 1 Clay, Donna 61, 103, 129 Clay, Sandra 64, 155 Clear, Timothy 98 Clock, Michael 25, 104 Closing 180-184 Cobum, John 62, 69, 94, 151 College Band 58 Coltrane, Ann 3 1 Conniff, Jeannelte 3 1 Contos, Maria 55, 69, 101, 151 Cook, Jon 21 Cooper, Marcia 155 Cordoba, Adrian 59, 77, 127, 155 Cox, Brian 80, 89, 98-99 Cox, Timothy 21 Coyne, Roberta 31 Crawford, Norman 28, 58, 67, 99, 151, 180 Crissman, Cynthia 3 1 Crocco, Dr. Stephen 3 1, 50, 1 18 Cross Country 25 Cultural Life 52 Cunningham, Dr. James 15, 31, 45, 115, 136, 139 Cunningham, Dr. Michael 31, 88, 98, 131 Cunningham, Sheila 151 Cuscaden, Bruce 33. 155 Dd Dabrowski, John 72, 104, 151 Dabrowski, Susan 110 Dalaskey, Kalherine 156 Dalesandro, V. Dave 3 Daly, James 94-95, 98 Damolaris, Sleven 129 Daniels, Lee 25, 104 Dannewilz, Douglas 21 Davis, Trilby 96 Davil, Karin 127 Day, James 3 1 DeAngelo, Salvalore 14, 59, 77 DeFilippo, Brian 3, 45, 92, 94 100, 152, 156, 167, 173, 180 ' DeFily, Lisa 47, 69, 73, 94, 96 129, 154, 156, 166-167, 173 DeFlorio, Roseniarie 13, 95 156-157 DeFrancisco, Peter 47, 62-63 69 79-80,94,100,136,181 DeFranco, Cecilia 156 DeRango, Chris 21 Dean of Students Office 139 Dean of the College Office 1 36 Deardorff, Amy 45, 62 Debate Team 61 Delanej, Pal 3 1 Delta Mu Delta 131 Dessimoz, Claudine 151 Dessimoz, Michael 3 1 Dessimoz, Michele 151 Development and Public Rela- tions Office 1 40 DiMaggio, Mary Ann 40, 56 Diehl, Kathleen 66 Dominguez, Luis 137 Donaghey, E. J. 103 Donahue, Patrick 72 Dooley, James 21, 150 Dorigan, Therese 23, 41, 121, 134 Douds, Karen 73, 80, 88, 99, 110, 151, 183 Draves, Arthur 86 Drury, Kathleen 64, 131, 156 Duda, Colleen 99, 110, 183 Duginski, David 156 Dulles, Connie 96, 116, 156 Dunn, Brian 17, 28 Dunne, Susan 28 Dupre, Michele 2, 56, 97, 99, 151, 156 Durkin, Patrick 156 Dybala, Lynda 5, 17, 45-46, 50, 53, 103, 109-110, 126, 151-152 Ee Early Childh(M d Network 65 Eaton. Roherl 37 Eliiinui. Joseph 3 1 Education Department 84 Ehrlich, Marilyn 31 Eils, Jeanette 3 1 Elliott, Lois 137 Elmore, William 156 Elms, The 51 Emde, Erick 62-63, 69, 71, 98 Endicott, Mark 156 English Department 86 Engvall, Jan 56, 156 Erickson, Lisa 85, 156 Errichiello, Suzanne 46, 63, 95, 103, 150, 156. 171, 180 Espinoza, Laurence 4r6, 105, 139 Ewald, Patricia 97 Ff Faber, Deborah 24, 28 Fabian, Wendy 127 Faculty 30-31, 82-83, 112-113, 132-133 Faihjn, Keith 3 1 FaHlO-11 Fanara, James 98 Fann, Brenda 127 Fantasticks, The 70-7 1 Farrey, Lorelta 3, 21 Eauqnet, Dr. Thomas 3 1 , 84 Feltiimin, Dr. Michael 2 Fell, Jodie 41 Fenlon, Kurt 72, 105 Ferrigan, Robert 28, 69, 94, 100, 151 Festival of F(m Is Week 94-95 Fishback, Amy 129, 157 Fisher, Anne 50, 62 Fitzgerald, Delxirah 85, 168 Flanagan, Stephen 14, 21, 55, 103, 131, 150, 157, 16.5-166 Flood, Jaye 112, 139, 151, 153, 167 Floros, Christ 44-47, 49, 53, 69, 131, 154, 157, 167, 173 Floros, Thanasi 45, 130 Floto, Debbie 1 10 Fodor, Dr. Janice 3 1 , 45, 86, 1 39 Fodor, Nancy 101, 150 Football 20 21 Foreign Languages Depart- ment 87 Forensics 60 Forgue, Sharon 73, 107, 129, 157, 167 Forster, Dr. Brenda 3 1 Fosnot, Michael 21 FouLser, Jane 3 1 Fox, Karin 24, 45, 80, 131 Fox, Kay 31 Francis, James 3 1 Frankovich, Carmela 22-23, 104, 151 Franks, Kristen 80, 101, 151 Franks, Richard 31,112-113 Fredericksen, David 110 French, Lola 82 Frenette. Madelyn 131 Frenzel, Lisa 96, 1 5 1 Freshmen 26-29 Frick, Dr. Ivan 17, 114, 121, 134-135, 171-172 Fricke, Laurence 82 Fry, Ginger 1 57 Fuesz, Sandra 157 Fults, Terry 107 Gg Gager, Joan 82 Gagnon, Indus 28, 62-63, 67, 94, 129, 151 Galus, Michaelene 47, 97 Gamma Theta Upsilon 129 Ganchoff, Dr. John 82, 131 Ganea, loan-Mihail 82, 119, 131 Ganser, Natalie 22, 39, 41 Gardner, Daniel 1 10 Gargano, Michael 41 Garofalo, Chns 1 29 Gaston, Bernard 150 Gehrke, Wayne 82 Geisler, Camille 28, 62-63, 69 Geographical Society 129 Geography and Environmen- tal Planning Department 117 George, Thomas 45, 60, 70-71, 92-93, 127, 136 Giambrone, Louis 103 Giannini, Anthony 157 Giatras, Denise 66 Gialras, Georgia 66, 157, 163, 167 Gihlin. Dolores 82 Gielow, David 65, 131 Gill, John 26 Gitmanin, Michael 21,72 Gladwin. Kimberly 97. 99 Glass. Arnold 29 Clogovsky, Dr. Robert 82, 133 Gmazel, Carl ] 23 Goddard. Sharon 28. 103. 150 Goehl, Charles 21, 82 Goetz, Dr. Donna 82. 88. 1 31 Gonzalez. Sylvia 150 Goodban, Dr. Marjorie 82 Gorsic, Dr. Joseph 34. 82 Com . John 132 Grabill. Joan 150 Grable. Joseph 66, 80 Graduation Day 168-173 Graham. Joni 26. 150 Grammich. Theresa 47, 107 175 Granahan, Palricia 82 Grandl, Roxanne 66, 68 Gram, Kalie 97 Gray, Linda 58, 129 Greaves, Michelle 39, 41 104 151 Greco, Mary 1 57 Creek Week 94-95 Green, Jim 62-63 Green, Michael 32, 80, 98 Green, Rebecca 62 Griffin, Deborah 129, 134, 157 170 Crisselte, Linda 82 Gross, David 14, 59, 77 Gross, Dr. Sidney 45, 1 18 Grolhjan, Ann 99, 1 10 Gruber, Deborah 96, 157 Gruber, Leslie 157 Guderley, Roberta 1 10 Guderley, William 21, 74, 98 150, 182 Guigle, Heather 16, 28, 50, 101 151 Gunn, Norma 85 Harmon, Lisa 107 Hartman, Kenneth 119 Hascek, Laura 28 Hatch, Robert 28, 41, 88-89, 102, 120 Gunnum, Daniel 21, 40, 95, 151 Guzman, Mark 157 Hh Habash, Francie 28, 73, 101, 142, 151 Haenisch, Arline 82 Haggard, Catherine 157 Hall, Linda 127, 157 Hamblin, Mary 28, 62, 69 Hammerle, Timothy 98 Hammerii, Lisa 150 Hanke, Alvin 24, 74, 82, 121 Hansen, Christina 62, 69, 97, 162 Hansen, Dennis 72, 158 Hansen, Leesa 123 Hanson, Donna 56 Hardy, Joel 21 107, Hatmaker, Paulette 82 WoXz, Patricia 85 Hausermann, Adrian 66, 80 Hayde n, Connie 97 Hays, Timothy 33, 67, 82 Haze, Mark 41 Healy, Laura 94, 96, 158, 167 Healy, Lisa 94 Heasel, Saundra 101 Heidinger, Maryann 84 Heiney, Dr. Joseph 83, 136 Hell, Rev. John 38, 46, 54, 83, 170 Hennessy, Richard 1 58 Herrera, Anthony 1 50 Hess, David 83 Hettermann, Traci 2, 41, 96, 109, 182 HiU, Bruce 46-47, 83, 113, 167, 182 HiU, Karen 107 Hindel, Lisa 158 Hindi, Dima 80, 150 Hines, Lisa 31, 150 History Department 1 1 7 Hilzeman, Lisa 158 Hoeger, Erik 98, 166, 171 Hoel, Paul 41, 72, 86 Hoffman, Bruce 20-21, 112, 121 Hoffman, Sharon 24 Hogenboom, Marion 83, 112 Holder, Tim 21, 27 Hollander, Melanie 22, 78, 121, 183 Hollenbeck, Ray 21, 41 Homecoming 14-17 Honors Convocation 1 26 Honsik, Victor 2 1 Horak, Paul 98 Horn, Heidi 158 Horn, Richard 158 Horton, Robert 131 Horval, Lisa 158 Horwath, Joanne 28, 57, 69 Houghteling, Mark 150 Moving, Kimberly 89 Howard, Vincent 80 Hubble, Rebecca 103 Huber, Bob 21 Hurley, Elsie 55, 131 Hyland, Catherine 35 li Imprints 64 International Club 127 Intervarsity Christian Fellowship 54 lovino, Laura 6, 38, 46, 49, 52, 64, 66, 80-81, 139 lovino, Phyllis 83, 139 Ivey, Leah 28 Jj Jackson, Paul 40, 94-95, 151. 181 Jacob, Charles 74 Jacobs, David 37, 64, 83 Jaeger, Frances 62 Jage, Gail 158 Jarosh, Heather 28, 96 Jasica, Eileen 158 Jazz Band 59 Jazz Fest 76-77 Jeffrey, John 65, 83, 119 Jelinek, Peter 25, 104 Jenkover, Cheryl 45, 55, 101 Jessen, Debbie 158 Johnsen, Julie 96, 150 Johnson, Darrell 41, 106 Johnson, Deborah 24, 158 Johnson, Jean 83 Johnson, Jo Lisa 62-63, 69, 102, 150 Johnson, Dr. Jon 65, 119 Johnson, Sean 41, 91, 102, 151, 181 Johnson, Tina 64 Johnston, Annette 83 Johnston, Linda 129, 158 Johnstone, Carol 19, 60, 127 Jones, Denise 83, 137 Jones, Jeanne 83 Jones, Lisa 28 Jorgensen, Sandra 83, 131 Joseph, Rhonda 97 Jozefiak, Joseph 3, 1 16, 164, 166 Jung, Mary 83 Juniors 108-111 Kk Kalsi, Dr. Harcharan 83 Kamper, Robert 80 Kapas, Helen 66,91,96 Kapoun, Robert 159 Kamstedt, Jean 31, 83 Karson, Krisline 155, 159 Karstens, Ellen 127, 159 Keefer, Michael 91, 98 Keegan, Lorri 159 Keehan, David 98 Kelling, Mary 44, 55, 159 Keman, Diane 115 Kerr, Robert 21 Keske, Martin 141 Key, Catherine 83, 88 Kibbons, Pamela 1 7, 59 Kief, Gram 98, 166, 171 Killmer, Arlene 3 1 , 83 Kinsella, Karen 73 Kirchner, Terry 6, 45, 128, 159 161, 166 Klalt, Melvin 112, 129 Klepper, Rosanna 127 Klimek, Claudine 97 Klose, John 159 Klulcharch, Mark 21, 159 Kmiecik, Carolene 96 Knepper, Kristin 27-28, 50, 131 151 Knoebel, Mark 47 KodI, Linda 159 Koehler, Michelle 107-108, 151 Koenen, Marcia 112 Kohlhaas, Joanne 45, 100, 129, 154, 159, 167 Koiuvek, Karen 26 Komaromy, John 151, 159 Kosikas, Lilly 127 Kossack, Steven 106 Kowalczyk, Tony 65, 74, 131 Kozurek, Kathleen 24, 97, 107 159-160 Kramer, Dylan 29 Krauss, Daniel 94, 98-99 Krawczak, Lynelte 160 Kretschmer, Paul 98, 160 Krol, Cheryl 107 Kron, Theresa 160 Krueger, Shawn 97, 150 Krueger, Dr. T. Howard 33 Kubiniec, Midge 112 Kuebler, Elizabeth 1 1 2 Kugler, Lisa 96 Kupczak, Christopher 99 Kuzak, Shelly 6, 45, 101, 129, 152, 169 Kwoiek, Kimberly 80 Kyes, Loren 2, 92, 167 127 LI LaMontagna, Laurie 44, 57, 69. 96, 160 Lagerwey, Dr. Wallace 87, 1 12 Lambda Sigma Psi 1 29 Lesky, Douglas 4, 29, 5 1 Lessner, Susan 97, 150 Letnicky, Susan 50, 129 Lewis, David 102, 112 Libby, Edward 95, 98-99, 138, 151, 180 Limper, Dr. Armin 112, 118 Lmdberg, Dr. David 1 14, 1 16, 129 | Lindquist, Matthew 115, 168 Litz, Alyce 54 Lizj adro, John 1 20 Ullar, R. David 4, 71, 92, 95, 100 Lombardi, Christy 81 Lombardi, Glenn 98-99 Loomis, Barbara 160 Losey, Dr. Eugene 35, 112 Lowborn, Michael 160, 170 Lussow, John 63, 67 Lyons, Timothy 74 Lytlejean 115, 168-169 Mm Maas, Renee 156, 160 Maday, David 160 Madoch, Dr. Terry 36, 45, 1 12 Lamberti, Laura 1 10, 131 Lande, Anita 47, 1 10, 151 Langeler, Mitchell 105, 162 Larson, Kim 160 Laschinski, Jeffrey 129, 131 Laudont, Timothy 21 Laver. Janet 10, 44, 46, 51, 1 12 139 Lawson, John 66 Leader, The 50 Leadership Conference 44 Leahy, Ellen 29, 99, 150 Leahy, John 16, 98 Lenaru Donald 153, 160 167 171,180 Leoni, Cheryl 1 12, 139, 150 Lerud. Dr. Theodore 86, 1 12 Magerkurth, Kathleen 99, 151, 160, 166 Maher, KimbeHy 57, 96 Maintenance 141 Malleris, Francine 27, 29, 107 151 Malpede, William 68, 129 Maltby, Jeffrey 21, 36 Mancino, Joseph 98 Maniaci.Joann 112, 137 Maniaci, Nancy 29, 56, 97, 150 183 Maniscalo, Guy 21, 150, 160 Maniscalo, Phillip 21 Mansk, Sharon 141 Manzie, Pearl 29 Marcheschi, Adina 56 Mark, Bobby 110 Marotla, Linda 131 Marshiano, Frances 129, 159, 160 Martel, Chris 160 Martens, Deanna 96, 110 Martineck, James 2 1 Marusarz, Denise 116, 161 Mascari, Linda 97 Mason, Dr. Donald 30 Mason, Emily 1 50 Mast, Deana 161 Masterson, Hugh 98, 155, 161, 167 Math Computer Science Club 65 Math Computer Science Department 119 Matias, Nanci 161 Matusik, Frank 64, 161 Mavetz, Mark 18-19, 70-71, 89, 92-93, 161 Mayer, Janet 97, 161, 166 Mazurek, Michael 161 McCarthy, Mary 131 McConnaughay, Michelle 29 McCrackan, James 111 McGee, Carol 110 McGinnis, Sean 3, 81, 94-95, 100 McHatten, Sharon 151, 161 McKeague, Marianne 112 McLaughlin, Karen 45 Meier, Steve 29 MerriU, Jacky 2 Mersch, Linda 161 Meselh, Dr. Earl3i, 112 Metropulos, Nicolette 26, 29, 57 69, 150, 183 Metzgar, Richard 2 1 Milkert, Jeffrey 11,98 Mileu ski,Jeff M Milkowski, Regina 57, 69, 96, 150 Miller, Daniel 18-19, 71, 92 Miller, Jason 17, 26, 68, 77, 151 Millunzi, Franco 103 MimlUz, Matthew 25, 104, 112, 136, 159 Misiora, Sally 24, 96, 108, 151 Miskiewicz, Joanne 99 Miszewski, Stephanie 39, 80 Mitchell, Thomas 2 1 Mittermeyer, Dr. Frank 112 Moberly, Timothy 47 Molinaro, Patricia 161 Mollenhauer, Carole 138, 150 Molloy, Mary 61 Monaco, Michael 61 Money, Philip 100, 130 Montgomery, Sheila 113, 137 Moran, Walter 2 1 Morici, Mary 81 Most, William 41, 105 Motarjemi, Roya 29, 150 Mounet, Lauren 46, 50, 160-161 Muellner, Dr. William 119 Munn, Vicki 113 Murphy, Chris 13 Music Business Association 67 Music Department 33 Nn Nelmes, Sandra 2, 57, 62-63, 68, 79, 103 Nelson, Deborah 46, 129, 166 Nelson, Troy 4, 72, 150 Newlon, Barbara 113 Newton, Helen 150 Newton, Larry 94, 100 Newton, Thomas 104 Nicolosi, LisaMarie 62 Nielsen, Christine 25 Niermann, Christopher 91, 98 Nikolich, Leslie 131 Nishimura, Miki 2, 47, 62-63, 120, 151, 180 Noble, Paul 81 Noga, Joanne 4, 161, 173 Noll, Dr. KathenneSl, 113 Nordlie, Karia 131 Norgaard, Elaine 161 Norris, Kevin 2 1 Norkaitis, Christine 89 Norling, Kelly 115 Novak, John 33, 59, 68, 162 Novgrod,Debra73, 113, 121 Nursing Department 85 Oo 178 O ' Connell, Charles 166 O ' Connor, Rosaleen 97 O ' Halloren, Jill 162 O ' Hara, Eileen 129 O ' Malley, Diane 96 O ' Neill, Brigitte28, 151 O ' Reilly, Paul 47, 72 Oliva, Kim 113 Olson, Althea 99 Omicron Delta Kappa 129 Opening 2-9 Ophardl, Dr. Charles 35, 83 Orchesis 55 Orcutt, Nancy 1 1 3 Orientation 12-13 Orlyk, Douglas 62, 129 Orsolini, Gina94, 101 Ostis, Rita 1 15 Oslling, Craig 162 Otten, Marvin 131 Owens, Melanie 111 Pp Pace, Michael 47, 81 Paganis, Pamela 162 Pals, Linda 104 Palumbo, Audra 27, 29 Papiemik, Karen 122, 162 Parille, Robert 98 Parrillo, Vicki 1 70 Passaglia, Tina 56, 97, 150 Pasternock, Nancy 113 Pallerson, Pat 113 Palton, Marcie 61, 1 13, 1 16 Paul, David 26, 162 Paulsen, Carol 162 Paulsen, Richard 113 Paxton, Anne 45, 97, 120, 173 182 Pazdra, Dale 29, 53 Pazdra, Kurt 5, 127, 129, 151- 152, 159, 166, 173 Pechous, Steven 1 73 Pederson, Scoll 95, 100-101 Perkins, Mark 26, 45, 61, 103, 129, 151, 153 Peters, Michael 64, 154, 162 Peterson, Shannon 27, 29 Petrungaro, Christopher 41 Pfeifer, Margaret 150 Phi Kappa Phi 131 Phillips, Marta 70-71 Philosophy Department 118 Physical Education Depart- ment 120 Physics Department 119 Piagentini, Richard 58, 133 Piemonte, Daniel 162 Piemonte, Lisa 24, 97 Pierovich, Amy 162 Pigage, Dr. Helen 113 Pi Gamma Mu 129 Pinch, Trevor 113 Piotler, Katharine 12 Pohlmann, Bernadette 152 Political Science Department 116 Pom Pon Squad 57 Pontikes, M ary 162 Popovic, Svetlana 62-63, 69 Porter, Pamela 162 Porter, Susan 50 Porto, Pamela 97 Post, Mary 113 Polemri, Barbara 45, 70-71, 81, 89, 107, 127, 151 Poulos, Peter 163-164 President ' s Office 134 Prinz, Dr. Am reu) 113, 115-116 Proctor, Russell 28, 89 Prosek, Pamela 68, 91 Prus, Jamie 57, 69 Psi Chi 131 Psychology Club 131 Psychology Department 88 Puccio, Carl 60, 92-93, 131 Pulikowski, Sandy 29, 96 Qq Quinlan, Beau 98 Quinlan, Kevin 98 Rr Rabens, Marilyn 113 Ranahan, Joan 163 Rand, Tanya 45, 47, 55, 81, 101 150 Ralliff, Christopher 5, 16, 95, 151, 181 Rayhill, Mark 150 Recreational Life 48 Registration Records Office 137 Reichel, Colleen 81, 127 ReUley, Gloria 65, 111, 131 Reinert, Julie 58 Renn, Denise81, 97 Revane, Mary 113 Reynolds, Debbie 127 Rhodes, Timothy 46, 54, 1 1 1, 126 Rice, Reginald 21, 104 Ryan, Patricia 97, 163 Rylatt, Annette 50, 127 Ss Sabin, Maria 2, 97 Sampsell, Martha 36 Sanfllippo, Robert 5, 21, 150 Santarelli, Kathie 65 Sardo, Anthony 81 Saviano, Gina 116, 161 Ridge, James 16, 49, 66, 81, 153 Ries, Dr. Paul m Riess, Stacy 29 Rigopoulos, Theo 163 Riley, Marvell 132 Rink, Patrick 21 Ritchey, Norma 54, 131 Rotx rt, Dr. Karl 29, 115, 128- 129, 132-133 Roberts, Murray 163 Rocio, Kevin 98 Rodriguez, Brenda 163 Roesch, Lynda 110, 183 Rogala, Lea Ann 132 Rogers, Jeffrey 21 Rogers, Laura 163 Rogers, Michael 129 Roman, Elizabeth 163 Romano, John 98-99 Romba, Ronald 112 Rouse, Robert 132 Rowell, Charles 150, 163 Ruesch, Karen 111, 151 Runavich, Donna 57, 97, 99 Runavich, James 21, 150, 158, 163 Rusch, Catherine 63, 69-71 Ruth, Molly 73, 107 Ryan, Janice 138, 151 Scalzitti, Sam 1 63 Scanlon, Kathleen 45, 169 Schade, Dr. Rudolf 132 Schagunn, Lisa 57, 69 Schloss, Raymond 111 Schmeckpeper, Cynthia 163 Schmid, Marcia 47, 79, 81, 150 Schmidt, Harvey 152 Schmidt, Marlis 155 Schneeweiss, Patricia 81, 97-99, 138 Schoppe, Karola 129 Schouten, Suzane 132 Schullz, Jon21 Schwind, Edward 21, 150 Scigousky, George 75, 98, 111, 138 Sciorlino, Laura 151, 163 Scomaienchi, Eugene 61 Scudicro, Dominic 36, 132 Scull, Jack 141 Seamans, Ryan 29, 151 See, Craig 98 Seiberlich, Christine 46, 51, 116, 129, 151, 163, 167 Sejnosl, SherylBl, 150 Senior Party 166-167 Seniors 152-165 Sen7, Fardad 65, 127, 130-131 Settecase, James 167 Sharp, Albert 3, 72 Shepherd, Kimberly 29, 47 Sheridan, Sean 47, 62, 92, 151, 157, 164, 167 Shields, Lisa 94, 96 Shipinski, Sharon 12, 58-59, 77, 81 Shumilo, Renee 97, 150, 164 Siebel, Kathryn 132 Sievers, John 100 Sigma Kappa 97 Sigma Psi Sigma 131 Sigma Tau Delta 131 Sigma Theta Tau 127 SImler, Michele 73, 151, 180 Simmons, Clarence 3, 28, 72, 90, 181 Skaer, Deborah 164 Skarin, Dr. Brenda 132 Skelly, Jeanelle 164 Slimmer, Dr. Lynda 83, 85, 115, 132 Sloan, Sieve 150 Smetana, John 45 Smith, Darren 40, 103 Smith, Dr. James 88, 132 Smith, Jimmy 21, 41, 102, 151 Smith, Karia 4, 164 Smith, Stuart 81 Sniegowski, Robert 127, 131, 164 Snyder, Christine 47 Snyder, James 25, 104 Snyder, Peter 47, 131 Social Life 53 Society of Physics Students 131 Sociology Department 88 SoabaU 107 Sophomores 78-81 Sorensen, Krisla 12, 97 Soughan, Melanie 55, 57, 69, 81, 101, 151 Spacko, Bonnie 132, 137 Spale, Keith 33, 78 Speckman, Hilda 132 Speda le, Joe 98-99 Speech Department 89 Spiroff, Jeffrey 40 Splitt, Lisa 101 Spring 90-91 Springer, Ronald 50, 182 Spyratos, Angelo 47, 61-63, 68-69 Squires 103 Staley,Lee2 , 132, 139, 151 Stanciel, Kenneth 111 Stavropoulos, Nicholas 47, 62, 68 Steben, Karen 151, 164, 180 Stefanson, Margot 127 Steinberg, Ginnie 164 Stella, Regina 14, 103, 116, 128- Tt 115 Tablis, Conn 49, 180 Talley, Tommye 164 Tau Kappa Epsilon 100-101 Taylor, Robin 96 Technical Services 141 Tennis, Men ' s 105 Tennis, Women ' s 24 Theology Department 1 18 Theta Alpha Phi 127 Thonux, Dr. George 66, 82 127, 132 Thomas, Carrol 89, 1 1 1 Thompson, Dr. Earl 87, 127, 132 Timmer, Faithe 133, 138 To, Heu-Linh 164 Tonli, Marc 129 Topczewski, Scott 21 Toren, Laura 155, 165 Torres, Elpidio 141 Tosello, Jeffrey 8, 45, 94, 100 Track 104 Tracy, Cynthia 29, 62-63, 68 101, 150 Tracy, Dr. Jean 45 Travaglio, Laura 85 Trefonas, Jennine 165 Trenholme, Dr. Irene 31, 131, 133 Tmka, Christine 96, 150 Trofimuk, Anthony 165 Tromp, Virginia 99 Trytek, Kerry 61, 116, 129, 163 Tuhy, Nancy 107, 150 Tuman, Julie 99 Tunk, Michelle 66, 128-129 Turek, Cynthia 64 Uu Union, The 138 Union Board 46 Urban Studies Department 116 129, 157, 164, 171 Stella, Sherri 65, 116 Stepanek, Alan 74, 98, 1 1 1, 150 Stevens, Christopher 2 1 Stevens, Joyce 132, 139 Straub, Mark 98 Student Christian Fellowship 54 Sudo, Naoko 29, 62-63, 65, 150 Sullivan, Daniel 21, 150 Summer 122-123 Sundberg, Joan 16 Swaim, Rachelle 23, 121, 162 164 Swallow, Dr. Earl 30, 131 Swanson, David 29 Swanson, Nancy 85 Swartz, Carol 123 Swords, Robert 86, 132 Vv Vaia, Dean 165 Vainisi, James 21 VanHom, Casey 21 VanKampen, Janet 81, 96 VanLanduyt, Allan 21, 40, 95, 151 Vanasek, Eric 81, 87 Varela, Ana 151 Venard, Mark 129, 151 Venere, Thomas 153, 165 Vershaw, Chris 21, 41 Veverka, James 41 VincenU Richard 16, 98 Vitallo, Edith 97, 99, 151 VogU, Patricia 94 Volbrecht, David 29, 100 Volkman, Thomas 72 Volleyball 22 23 Ww Wachhotz, Marianne 133 Wagenaar, Michele 127 Wagner, Bonnie 133 Wagner, Michael 11,21, 109 Wait, Steve 99 Wajda, Karyn 96 Walsh, Charles 98 Walsh, Robert 11,94, 98 Waltemath, Michele 2, 62-63, 69, 150, 162, 165, 182 Walton, William 107, 120-121 129, 166 Ward, Leslie 133 Ware, James 98, 165 Warren, Merlin 133 Watzlawick, Joseph 2 1 Weber, Joan 129 Weber, John 32 Webster, Cheryl 52, 79, 81, 150 Wedemann, Doris 101, 165 Weideman, Kaye 133 Weiger, Alan 89, 127, 129, 133 Weinberg, Michael 21, 40 Wendt, Christopher 59, 77 Wengrosky, Jack 45, 58, 77, 81 Westermeyer, Dr. Paul 62-63, 133 Wheetley, Victoria 131 Whetler, Joanne 133 Wilczewski, Judith 96 Wilfong, Rick 151 Wille, Carolyn 165 Williams, James 133 Williamson, Vincent 41, 104, 136 Willis, Helen 112, 133 Willis, JusUne 62-63, 69 Wills, David 116 Wilson, Jennifer 34, 90 Wincek, Gale 165 Windu Michael 98 Wineberg, Dr. Lenore 65, 133 Winfield, James 62 Winter 38-39 Woleske, John 21, 133, 139, 167 Wolff, Thomas 98 Woll, Karen 131, 165 Wood, Vilma25, 104 Woywod, George 21, 40 Wrestling 74-75 WRSE47 Wyer, Michael 165 Yy Yaccino, Frank 2 1 Yeary, Mary 165 Yetsky, Jill 2, 45, 60, 68, 89, 1 1 1. 127, 136 Yoh, Paul 50, 54, 87, 127-129, 165 Yoshilani, Izumi 82 Yuan, Peter 65 Zz Zafiratos, Carol 2 1 Zeissler, Paul 89, 133 Zemone, Donna 103 Zeumer, Vance 29 Ziehnski, Gary 81 Zielinski, Jeanelle 1 33 Zillig, Talia 167 Zimmer, Regena 107 Zito, Donald 72 Zivkovic, Susanne 150 179 Ed Libby ' s impersonation is " Risky Business " during the Lip Sync contest. Caps, tassels and gowns . . . Diplomas in hand . . . Fall course schedules . . . Suitcases packed . . . Last farewells . . . Wishes of luck . . . Summer jobs . . . Ambitious careers . . . Some levels complete . . . Others to conquer. Miki Nishimura and Norm Crawford set out to have a good time at the choir banquet. 180 (lop left) Chris Baillie sneaks into the Senior Party to join Michele Wahemath and Anne Paxlon (below) Bill Guderley wears his slide on his sleeve during an intramural Softball game. College 182 (bottom left) Competing against each other, Bruce Hill and Traci Hettermann wail for the next call during a heated Twister match. In an attempt to relieve stress, Ron Springer and Katherine Bus take in a performance by entertainer Jim Hawley. I am relieved the experience is over! I forgot how much lime and effort it takes to produce a quality yearbook when only a few people work on it. The person who deserves a lot of credit is my friend and ad- viser, Janet Laver. Janet learned more about a yearbook than she ever bargained for when she took the job as Assistant Dean of Students. She was the only person, besides myself, who never tossed in the towel. Although there were many times we wanted to cry, I know some day we will be able to laugh at this whole experience. When I started this project I wanted people to get involved. A lot of people contributed to this book by writing copy for their organizations, classes and departments. It was often a struggle to get that information but they did a good job and I appreciated their help. I hope the next editor, Doug Lesky, continues to get more students involved with the yearbook. I also appreciated all the support my friends gave me, not to mention the abuse I took. I am still taking abuse because the book took so long to complete, but the only reward is that I know the book is damn good! Chris Seiberlich Editor-in-Chief 184

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