University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH)

 - Class of 1988

Page 1 of 296


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1988 Edition, Cover

Page 6, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 7, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 6 - 7

Page 10, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 11, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 10 - 11

Page 14, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 15, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 14 - 15

Page 8, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 9, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 8 - 9
Page 12, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 13, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 12 - 13
Page 16, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collectionPage 17, 1988 Edition, University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection
Pages 16 - 17

Text from Pages 1 - 296 of the 1988 volume:

A BLEND 75 YEARS TEL-BOCH • 1988 L CONTENTS Student Life 8 Academics 40 Organizations 56 Sports 80 Greeks 124 Residence Halls 156 History Mini-Magazine 176 City and Trends 188 Seniors 200 Dennis McDaniels ' ?} ■ Chi Omega sorority sisters Lori Scheu, Cindy Zirnicki, and Debbie Knatt greet the rushes with song outside their house during rush week. Holly Shanafelt along with Zippy share the same feeling about the Zips basketball squad. R eflee ting Through The Years The printing of the 1987-88 Tel-Buch marks the 75th volume of its publication. While the volumes are not sequential due to lack of printing during the World Wars, the Tel-Buch still remains the major source of historical value for the University. Throughout this time frame students, faculty, and administrators, have seen the growth, and development of the University through the pages of the Tel-Buch. This 75th volume is no exception. The 1987-88 school year will certainly be noted in future volumes as a historical year due to several important additions on the campus. A University dream was finally fulfilled in November as the University acquired the Polsky department store building, thus “spanning the tracks” stretching the University into downtown Akron. Another major development also occurred in November as Buchtel Avenue was closed, traffic re-routed, and plans made to turn the once-busy street into a mall-like area, creating a real campus look for the urban University. Other projects include the grand opening of Ocasek Natatorium, the renovation of Memorial Hall, the addition to the School of Law, the approval of a new Polymer Science building, and the unveiling of nameplates designating the University’s new boundaries. The University of Akron is without a doubt growing; however, development and advancement have traditionally been major goals of the administration. Striving to achieve the best environment, tools, and knowledge is exactly what the University is all about. Members of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority gather at their house to greet rushees during rush week. The main walkway that stretches from Memorial Hall to Auburn Science Center may soon become a thing of the past when Buchtel Mall opens. a blend of tradition and trend Michael Parks Dennis McDaniels Raising Our Standards The University is following the trends of other schools by moving into the big leagues. The push is on for a nationally acclaimed sports program as the University achieved Division I status earlier this year. The University is attracting national attention with games covered on cable television station ESPN, by threatening top ranked teams like the Pitt Panthers, and with the winning tradition for the soccer team. Achieving Division I status is a positive point for Akron by shedding new light on the campus. The advancement is sure to attract more students, fans, and publicity. Besides the push for our sports program, the University’s academic departments are also striving for higher status. The University already has a first-class polymer science program, but the move is on for bigger and better education. Effective in July ’88 the University will establish the world’s first college devoted to polymer science and research. The University has also engaged in an exchange program with British law professors from The Polytechic in Wolverhampton, England bringing a unique educational experience to Akron students. A group of Chinese executives has even traveled to the University to tour the information management lab used to teach office administration. The executives, from Hebei province, came to compare the technology of ours to theirs. Akron has also purchased a great deal of equipment and educational tools to improve the quality of education so the student can gain real “hands-on” experience. Overall, the goals of Akron are on the move to higher standards of learning. a blend of tradition and trend Kevin King and Kelly Battles were named Mr. and Ms. Black United Students at the BUS Ball held in Gardner Student Center. Right guard, Shawn Fagan helps to raise the Zip’s motivation before going out onto the field. tv mm wiHjittpE s i i fi. Ti I PtA ' Tf.R TOUIS rouns FOULS aw 1 i Y i | V 1 Colorfully spirited students join thousands of fans at the Rubber Bowl for the annual Acme-Zip game. The Zip’s basketball team made its debut this season at the Richfield Coliseum. The Zips challenged the Pitt Panthers, ranked third in the nation, to a close game, but lost 67- 63. Bob Wilkey Delta Sigma Pi members Dave Shrader and Brian Brumbaugh lead the rest of the business fraternity’s team to victory in the Bed Race Compitition. 6 Opening Fans flocked to the Rubber Bowl for the 34th Annual Acme-Zip game. This year the Zips faced the Golden Flashes of Kent, but lost the contest. Gaining national attention involves not only the administration, but the students also play a large part in the process. Through student organizations, greeks, and faculty cooperation, the struggle to improve campus enthusiasm is growing into an increasing pride in the University. Over 190 student organizations are available to students in professional, departmental, honorary, and social sectors. The Activities Fair, sponsored by the Office of Student Development in September, exposed students to the different organizations and encouraged them to become involved. A student can participate in student body politics with Associated Student Government, play tuba in the 200- piece Marching Band, coordinate events in the University Program Board, or go down the slopes with the Ski-Club. The possibilities are endless. Students are also banding together to bring pride back to the University. The S.P.O.R.T.S. committee sponsored numerous events at the Rubber Bowl, JAR and Lee Jackson field to attract the students to the games to cheer on their favorite Zips. Blood drive competitions were held between Akron and neighboring Kent State LTniversity. The students also banded together in a cohesive group to work on some important issues. The housing issue surfaced this year as students, along with the University, got together to try to tackle the difficulties of poor housing. A student commission was established and housing fairs were held for the students and by the students. The student body participated in the election of officers so they could receive representation on the campus. Students are offered a variety of events to keep them from the hustle and bustle of classes. •I i a blend of traditions and trend Dennis McDaniels An -Akron ’studeilt, " takes sO’ni time- ■ out to-.eateh up on some extra , studying outsider.Gardner ' Studept ; • ■ i ;• ;,: • ' ' Center: : . These. Akron studetits find ; some free, time to practice - their " v juggling, outside Carroll Hall: .8 Student Life:Pivider : ' ' V ; ' ■ ’ ' ' r ' I College is a time for growth and development. A time to learn and explore new things and better prepare oneself to compete in our society. Although academics is a major part of this process, student life is a vital aspect that cannot be ignored. The Akron campus offers students a wide variety of activities to supplement their study time. Gardner Student Center Concerts were also held in JAR Arena for the first time this past year with shows by Stevie Ray Vaughn, George Thorogood and the Deleware Destroyers. The university also offers students events of an intellectual nature. The Hood Meyerson lectureship a hull of activity, ... ■ • throughbut: th e ' year. ■.■.■ •; ■ ' ■ Students can -enjoy a ' ■. : ' recently i l e.leas(‘d movie in .play d- ghme Of ; pool .With.. ; ■ ' . ' ' friends ' ih the Gameroo.m. ; ' y y The ' studept cen ' tef .also . : ■ hosts numerous special ,■ • events, such:n ' s the l- PFi . : ' ’ sponsored dsiS Comedy ' . j ' Series, as Well as, ' ' .concerts p in the Hilltop by groups ' . such as the Dead Milkmen of Free In ter pri ,sehr ought.- j •• •:. :v .former chief .0.$. • ' A , .- representati ve to the- i -. United Nations, Jeatie , y - Kirkpatrick,: to ; • • .• , Camphs in ' Idtey.y - y Tr .G O--.- h ' . ' October. Arthtu • ' Sc ' h l esi nge r an d,. Arth ur Gold berg Focusing Were ' also among , this years . . ' prestigious speakers , ' The choices are : •endless, hut ' ' .yy- ; : yyy , yy ■ y ' ’. ' -y ' • regardless of the . ■ . . . , . - r . activity, student life ' ■ ' . ■ v is ' where students create : the ' . (y-• . • . • . ■ fond me r ndriey that vyill be ' . cherished for the fost pf- C ' y y ' . their lives. . Student ' liife Divider 9 Housing renovations are quickly becoming a popular sight as landlords are reacting to student and university demands Safety hazards such as broken glass are for safe living conditions. common in off-campus housing units. " Yes, the condition of my house is much better than some of the other houses I’ve seen. It took awhile to find it, but it was worth the time.” -Kelly Kepas sophomore 10 Student Lif With the passage of a new city ordinance, scenes like this should be a thing of the past as landlords must meet strict regulations before leasing units. Unfortunately it took the tragic death of senior Mike Albaugh in May 1987, to garner the attention of the University, city, and student leaders in regards to importance of safeguarding homes. Albaugh died in his third floor room during a kitchen fire. Crack-Down On Campus Housing Off-campus housing targeted for improvements The classic view of a college student is one of a person juggling work a nd school while residing in a ramshackled residence. Along with the apartment or house comes the landlord who, if you’re lucky, is around when needed and not just when rent is due. Sadly this is not a classic, but a stark reality to many students who must daily face living in unsafe conditions. All this ended tragically for UA senior Michael Albaugh on May 14, 1987. He died in his 3rd floor room, a few short days before graduation, when he was unable to escape the smoke and flames that engulfed his home. Michael’s death didn’t simply disappear into a meaningless statistic; it became a motivator to other students living in off campus housing. 1987 became a year of reform in the area of housing. For the first time the university hosted a housing fair for students. The show informed students of their and the renter’s rights. Campus police officer s offered tips on securing and safeguarding their homes. The City Council of Akron approved an inspection plan for student-oriented housing. The $500,000 plan calls and provides for initial inspections, annual reinspections, and the relaxing of zoning laws to encourage development of housing. “I can’t think of anything more important than having our students live in safe housing,” stated an enthusiastic Robert Dubik, associate provost and dean of student services. The new program will consist of a rigid inspection of approximately 1100 housing units. Two inspectors will be assigned from the City Health Dept. The City will foot the bill for the project for the first two years and according to Jerry Egan- a city planner in the D.O.P.U.D.- a self sustaining fee will take over after that. The program hopes to build a stronger relation between landlords and tenants and tear down the stereotypes that tend to plague new programs of this kind. John Cavalier of University Rentals supports the program and thinks any problems will be “minor”. Cavalier controls 135 units and is planning renovations and new constructions in the area. He hopes that the inspections will help both landlords and students. - James A. Piedad Off-Campus Housing 11 " Vf really mouei ourselves after anyone, we have our own style . -Harry Sivec, Pelican ' s guitarist Senior music major and guitarist, Kevin Miller, and part-time bass instructor Jeff Bremer enjoy an impromptu jazz jamming session at Schwanies, a local bar which encourages university musicians. Life 12 Student Strutting their stuff, the Pelicans, Danny Vec (bass guitarist), Jeff Harmon (drums), and Bob Baracz (lead vocals), helped residents of Gallucci Hall get their Halloween weekend rolling with an outdoor classical rock concert. Members of Power Drive, Clyde Hensley (lead guitar), Darren Whitford (bass), Scott Gorczynski (drums), and Dave Zuder (rhythum guitar keyboards) are just one of the Akron bands trying to make it big. y§P r ,i m •- i y m k ft 7-lr . The Circuit Student bands gain local and national attention Appearing with Joan Jett and Michael J. Fox in 1987 summer rock-n-roll movie “The Light of Day,” four University of Akron students felt it would provide the opportunity to promote their band. They were right! Harry Sivec, Bob Baracz, Denny Vec, and Jeff Harmon make up the classic rock new wave band, the Pelicans. “Doing the movie was a lot of fun, even though we didn’t have a major role,” claims Harry Sivec, lead guitarist and a sophomore psychology major, “There was an ad in the paper wanting a local Cleveland based band to do a few scenes in the movie, so Bob sent a demo tape and a group photo, we auditioned, and got the part.” Playing around their hometown of North Ridgeville, the band has the affection of a devoted group of fans. Production of an eight song studio and taking fifth place in a national college band contest, has led to increased air play of the Pelican’s originals on local Akron radio. The classical rock and new wave music style of the Pelicans seems to be a popular combination, but what about some other style of Music? Heavy Metal fans will be pleased to know that not every band has turned Top 40 or New Wave. There are still a few die hard metal heads around. One group of students, known as Power Drive, is making an impression as one of this areas hottest new bands. Members of the band Clyde Hensley, Darren Whitford, Scott Gorczynski, and Dave Zuder can be seen playing at local bars and the Annual Katherine Place bash. Not all bands are of the rock-n- roll persuasion, so for those of you who enjoy a little more mellow music Schwanies has the answer. Every Tuesday night, the pub hosts a jazz jamming session. Students, usually music majors, are given the opportunity to display their talents and practice their craft in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. “This is practically the only local place where jazz musicians, particularly students can come to and play impromptu sessions as we do,” states Jeff Bremer, a bass player and part- time instructor at the University. Other students, like Chris Hanning, are part of the house rhythm section and play on a more permanent basis. Chris is a graduate student finishing his M.A. in education and percussion. UA Bands 13 I think the natatorium is a perfect addition because of the need for a large facility for teaching and serving the students’ recreational needs. -Don Bowles, University Administrator Dean Hunt presides over the ground breaking ceremony for the renovation of the School of Law. Senior, Chip Seifert, and sophomore Thom Krutkiewicz compete in the intramural racquetball tournament. 14 Student Life Olympic-style diving boards and platforms are just one feature of the new Ocasek Natatorium. This is an Artist’s rendering of the building to house the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering. Construction is scheduled to begin in late 1988. M aking room Everyone needs room to grow and so does The University of Akron. New additions being added to the University include a natatorium, a skyscraping polymer science building, and an expansion of the McDowell Law Center. The Ocasak Natatorium, named after retired state senator Oliver Ocasak, was opened January 19. Located next to Spicer Hall on Carroll Street, the new building includes a 50-meter pool, nine racquetball courts, two weight rooms, locker rooms, offices, and one classroom. “We’ve always needed a facility that was larger than the pool in Memorial Hall,” said Donald Bowles, Vice President of Planning. The new pool can be divided into three sections by two moveable bulkheads. to “This allows for three classes to go on at once,” Bowles said. The racquetball courts and pool are free and open to students at specific times. A second addition being added to our campus is a polymer science skyscraper. The construction for the project is stated to begin in late 1989 or 1990. “It’s going to be a world class center,” said Frank Kel ly, director of the Institute of Polymer Science. The skyscraper will be 12 stories high with reflecting glass. “The building’s design will have both the symbolism of its own importance, as well as a 21st century look,” said Kelly. The building will house large laboratories for more advanced research and testing of polymer products. “The entire project should take 18 months to complete from the grow original starting date,” Kelly said. Another area that’s growing is the McDowell Law Center. The center has lacked adequate space for law students for years. The American Bar Association expressed its concern in a letter in July 1987 about the lack of space. Three phases of construction and renovation of the center, to correct the problem, have begun. The first phase will add space to the law library and student study areas. The second phase will he a connection of the law center to West Hall. West Hall will be renovated and assigned to the School of Law. The last phase will be the transfer of the Department of Communicative Disorders to the Polsky’s building in July 1990. - Jennifer King Making Room To Crow 15 ining The Campus UA begins renovation of Buchtel Avenue and the Polskys’ building The acquisition of the Polsky b uilding and the construction of the Buchtel Mall are two developments which are bringing major changes to the University in the next few years. The Polsky building, a former department store, was acquired in November as a gift from the Prudential Insurance Company of America. University and Prudential officials announced the gift and transferrred the property’s title during a reception held Thursday, Nov. 5, 1987, in the Polsky building to which some 600 campus, community, and business leaders were invited. “Spanning the tracks”—the term popularly used to describe the University’s expansion across the railroad tracks running between the existing campus and the downtown retail and office area—has been a primary goal of the University. In addition to continuing education, which will be given 47,000 square feet, other academic units planned for relocation to the Polsky building include urban studies, business technology and public service technology. Also being considered are some administrative departments such as the registrar, financial aids, and other services now housed in Spicer Hall, purchasing, human resources, a satellite computer lab, and a satellite bookstore. The second development, the Buchtel Mall is described by Braun and Steidl Architects, Inc., project designer, as a parklike pedestrian area with sufficient open space for emergency and service vehicle access. The mall will replace the closed section of Buchtel Avenue that runs through the center of the University. Construction and landscaping on Scheduled for completeion in the fall of of 1989, the Buchtel Mall will make a true campus for the University of Akron. the five-acre site, slated to begin in June 1988, will be in two phases. The first involves the area beginning near Spicer Street west to the intersection of Brown Union Streets and from there west to Sumner Street. The estimated cost for this phase is $800,000. The second phase to begin in summer 1989 and be completed the following, fall, will involve improvements in the area from Sumner Street to Grant Street, including work on Sumner, Center, and College Streets. Those three streets will end at the mall in cul-de-sacs designed for passenger drop-off and pick-up. The cost of this phase is estimated at $400,000. The two-phase construction plan will allow construction vehicles access to the planned sites of the polymer science building between the planned mall area and Center Street and the McDowell Law Center on Grant Street. The new mall is scheduled for completion in October 1989. By this date, Buchtel Avenue will be stripped to the original brick for a more traditional look. A national sculpture to be placed at various locations on the mall. ROBE GUZZETTA SISLER - McFAWN POLYMER SCIENCE BUILOING AYER AUBURN SCIENCE COMPUTER CENTER SIMMONS THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON • BUCHTEL IV 16 Student Life j. Photos: David Shoenfelt I S i : i 1 1 f1 ‘ if 1 !; 4 4 ! 1 m if A i i ' 1 l " The estimated cost for Buchtel Mall is $2.1 million. - Randy Richardson director of facilities planning and construction ITSON BULGER BIERCE LIBRARY RITCHIE CROUSE KOLBE LEIGH ZOOK HEALTH PHYS. ED. BUILDING BUCHTEL CARROLL GARDNER STUDENT CENTER HRADN S’J.HDl " Although I knew I wanted to be a dance major, the department’s curriculum gave me a specific direction. ” -Ann-Marie Halbisien, Senior 18 Freshman Melissa Wilson performs alone on stage during a fall performance of the company. Student Life toe Benes orps De Ballet Repertoiry Dance Company reflects new emphasis The Repertoiry Dance Company was founded at the University in 1975 under the name Experimental Dance Ensemble. The entire company is made up of students who use the Company’s performance as a way to test and develop their skills learned in class. The Company’s original name, Experimental Dance Ensemble, was changed in 1986 to reflect the recent changes in the dance department. Margaret Carlson- Brahm, head of the department of dance, explains, “The name “Experimental Dance Ensemble” suggests a new wave or avante garde style of dance, and that’s what many people expected from an Ensemble performance.” However this expectation was in direct conflict with the department’s new emphasis on classical ballet techniques. “We needed a name that suggested a variety of styles,” adds Brahm, “and that name, “Repertoiry Dance Company” best described the purpose of the Company. Ann-Marie Halbisien and Kim Adkins, both seniors plan to use the experience gained from classes and several performances to teach after graduation. The grand ballet “Les Sylphicles,” staged by assistant professor of dance Jerry Burr, featured students at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. A trio performs at one of this season’s Repertoiry Dance Company’s performances. Joe Benes Repertoiry Dance Company 19 Joe Benes " Working at the Del Burrito does limit my study time, but it helps me pay for college and gives me a bit of spending money. -Kathy Kosinski, Senior, The Bookstore must be busy again. Junior Michelle Jordan is shelving more books. At the Ticketron, junior Donna Naswadi keeps busy explaining concert schedules to curious customers. 20 Student Life Senior Monica Nathan works the Altieri’s Zipizza is an appetizing place to theater’s concession stand in the Gardner work, and sophomore Dennis Vec seems to Student Center appeasing hungry movie- be happy with his job there. goers. The Working Student Working for a Living to Make the Grade As tuition steadily rises and financial aid continues to be cut from the federal budget, many students find they must turn to the workplace to fund their education. Be it a position within the campus community or one off- campus, students are caught balancing their study time in order to balance their budgets. Charmaine Streharsky is a prime example of the dedication necessary to be a working student. Working an average of 50 hours a week, Charmaine is the assistant director of research services in sponsored programs at the University. Charmaine began working for financial reasons and as a means of gaining experience. To accomodate her work schedule, she must take night classes and will be graduating with a 3.75 G.P.A. If this was not enough to occupy her time, Charmaine is also the mother of two, both honor students at the University. “The secret is to do more than one thing at a time, which includes reading in the bathtub,” Charmaine says. “I enjoy my job so it’s not like punishment,” she adds. The majority of students, however, do not have the extra burden of family responsibilities to contend with. Jeff Ackerson, a senior chemistry major, gears himself towards extra curricular activities, which many employers consider a plus when hiring. Jeff also works at Barnes and Noble Computer as a sales representative. “The money I make is what I live on. I began working to meet expenses and to support my skiing,” Jeff says. An avid skier, Jeff is currently the team captain of the Akron Ski Team. With meets every weekend and a 5 day regional competition, study time is very scarce. Fortunately, he is able to complete his lab assignments on the computers at work, where he puts in 20 hours a week. Carrying a 3.0 G.P.A., Jeff feels, “My grades aren’t the best but there is a sacrifice for everything you do. It all depends on what you are willing to sacrifice.” Jeff is also a member of the Chemistry Club and tutors students in chemistry. Students At Work 21 Photos: Oenms McDaniels " Celebrating Black History Month gives black students the chance to delve into our heritage and study the past as well as discuss our future . -Kevin King, Senior t i •i I i I Moving to the beat, many students like the center couple Laura Harrison and Dirk Alan, celebrated the Black History Month with a dance in the Chuckery. Sophomore Darryle Duncan mixes the beat through the evening at the “Until Unity Dance”. 22 Student Life Junior Dominic Murray models the latest clothing trends at a fashion show in the Hilltop. Rapping at “A tribute to Black Music,” Alan Wade uses his fast talking talents to capture the audience’s attention. ents Discover Heritage Black students unite to remember the past and to shape the future National Black History Month is celebrated every February, and according to Janet Johnson, a business major, “the month gives students an opportunity to explore their true characteristics.” Black History Month was marked at the University with a series of events. The observance began Feb. 1 with an opening ceremony in the Summit Lounge of Gardner Student Center. Several persons were in attendance to hear Dr. Wallace T. Williams, dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, deliver the keynote address, “Black History as a Basic for Value Classification.” Another major speaker, Dr. Mark O.C. Anikpo, a Fulbright scholar from Africa, discussed “Issues in African Development” on Feb. 11 during a special forum held in the Gardner Student Center. Aside from the free talks by Williams and Anikpo, several other events of interest were attended by members of the University and community. One of the more popular events was the fashion show sponsored by Black United Students. With other events, black culture took the center stage. A “Tribute to Black Music” and Soul Food Theme Meal sponsored by the University’s Black Cultural Center were held to promote interest in the heritage of black Americans. Some events, like the general assembly meeting on “The State of Black America” and the “Until Unity Dance” had themes of equal rights. Black History Month 23 Photos: Dennis McDaniels Two Plays Allow Students to Display Theatrical Talent ng Performers Each year, the University Theatre presents a variety of plays ranging from comedy to drama. Although the various casts are made up of students, the audience can usually expect professional- quality performances. Some of the highlights from the 1987-88 season include: “Where has Tommy Flowers Gone?” Described as an “outrageous comedy”, the play was directed by University faculty member, Lyle Dye, Jr. Set in the late 60’s , it told the story of Tommy Flowers, a hippie wandering New York City, through a series of flashbacks to his childhood in the 50’s. “Juno and the Paycock,” directed by Howard Slaughter, a theatre arts professor, combined elements of comedy and drama to portray the effects on the Boyle family of the 1922 civil war in Ireland. The play deftly combined the comedy of Irish character with the tragedy of war. “The Jazzer,” directed by senior theater student, Valerie Bayless, is a basically a love triangle set during World War II. Most of the action occurred in a bar where the main characters are singers. The play was enhanced by several musical numbers as well. Joxer (Homer Farr) and Captain Jack Boyle (David Hadinger) spin another tale in the fall production of “Juno and the Paycock.” Charlie Flemming, otherwise known as “The Jazzer,” (played by Gerard Jude Neary) serenades his lover Vivian Ross in senior Valerie Bayless’ thesis production of “The Jazzer.” 24 Student Life -it; k . ' -if ' V Alone again. Tommy Flowers, as played by senior Michael Stadvek, mourns the loss ol his friends in the production of “Where Has Tommy Flowers Gone?” Vivian Ross, played by Maria Corell, entertains local bar patrons in the wartorn 1940’s in “The Jazzer.” " Deaf people are not dumb, we have goals just like everyone else .. . ’ ■ Amy Marks 26 Student Life The Ballet Center has become Amy Marks’ home away from home. .World Of Silence Amy Marks’ dancing has message for nonhearing by Mary Beth Hanna In her silent world, Amy Marks, a gifted ballerina, moves eloquently across the stage doing what she loves most - communicating with her audience. Yet Amy’s expres¬ siveness conveys a message far greater than that of other dancers. What Amy wants her audience to understand is that, “deaf people are not dumb, we have goals and dreams just like everyone else . . . look at me, I can dance!” Yes she can. The winner of many competi¬ tions, the 20-year-old dance major at The University of Akron, is the leader of “The Performing Hands,” a duo put together to inform hear¬ ing people about the world of the nonhearing. Using dance, sign language, re¬ corded music and dialogue from various plays, “The Performing Hands” entertains and educates lo¬ cal audiences throughout North¬ eastern Ohio. Assisting Amy is her best friend of 12 years, Steve Le- land. The son of deaf parents, Steve, who is hearing, is an inter¬ preting major at Akron U. For Steve, relating to the nonhearing is normal and at times preferable. “Hearing impaired individuals are for the most part more open and honest,” he says. “They don’t hold anything back.” Amy must rely on the vibrations from music, precise counting and visual cues to guide her. Counting is her greatest resource, since when other dancers are also on stage, Amy is unable to feel vibrations of the music. Performing an average of 25 times per year, “The Performing Hands” takes its message to civic, public and school groups. “Everything we do in our performances is done to show the beauty and expressiveness of sign language,” Steve says. “You can communicate with the nonhearing, it’s not difficult.” Often, Amy and Steve perform for various deaf groups. “The hearing impaired do not have all the entertainment available to them that others do,” Steve says. “We try to give them something they can appreciate even more than hearing people.” Demonstrating to the deaf that they are capable of anything is a responsibility Amy takes seriously. “When I perform, or compete, I do so for the entire hearing impaired population. It’s a way for me to be an advocate for the nonhearing.” In the past four years, Amy has been an advocate at the International Creative Arts Festival in Chicago. In 1987, Amy won first place in the talent competition and also received a “Best of Show” award for her drama and dance performances. She was also recognized for her poetry entries. All her life, Amy’s willingness has led her to attain goals many would think unlikely. She has adjusted well to the college setting with the support of her parents and the assistance of Akron U’s Office of Handicapped Services. Today, Amy and Steve do just about everything together. They go to the movies and Steve signs the dialogue for Amy. He also suffers endless shopping sprees and keeps her with an unlimited supply of Reese peanut butter cups and french fries. Rehearsing several hours each day, Amy perfects her talent. Her hard work paid off in 1987 when she won first place in a talent competition in Chicago. Amy and her dance partner, Steve Leland, have been best friends for 12 years. They work together to inform hearing people about the world of the deaf. Amy Marks 27 Photos: Bob Wilkey ting The Campaign Trail Students participate in supporting local and campus politics Political activism, once a thing of the past on college campuses, is resurfacing across the country and here at the University. Akron students are expressing this interest in a variety of ways, from joining political clubs to actively campaigning for political candidates. The University has responded to the needs of the students by adding a certification program in applied politics. The program is for students of any major with a desire to apply the theories and practices of political science to real life. Courses are offered in such subjects as campaign management and finance. A scholarship program has been established by the Ray Bliss Foundation for students seeking this certification. Ray Bliss was a longtime Akron politician who served as Republican National Committee chairman and also as a member of the University of Akron Board of Trustees. He believed that once students realized how much fun politics could be, they would become more involved. To this end, the Institute sponsored the 1988 Leadership Roundtable, at which the Ohio representatives of all the presidential candidates discussed politics and the Ohio primary. An outgrowth of the Institute is the Politics Club. Co¬ founded by senior political science major Bob Paduchik, the club has thirty members, and serves as a focus for discussion of political activity on and off campus. It is open to students of all majors and political orientations. Paduchik has been involved in several campaigns, most recently Summit County Prosecutor Lynn Dr. Green, associate professor of political science, encourages his students to get involved in area campaigns. Slaby’s congressional campaign. Paduchik sees volunteer work as a good way to make valuable contacts and get experience. Internships and other job opportunities in political campaigns or administrations are another benefit, but to get these, says Paduchik, “You have to show initiative, you have to show that you’re willing to work hard to accomplish something.” Hard work paid off for Joel Bailey, who graduated from Akron in 1986 with a master’s degree in political science. He is now communications director for Congressman Tom Sawyer, but started off as an education major volunteering on John Glenn’s 1984 presidential campaign. “It doesn’t matter what degree you get. I encourage students of all majors to get involved in politics,” said Bailey. According to Bailey, Akron students show a lot of interest in politics, but Paul Weirtz, another Akron graduate working on Sawyers’s staff, sees it differently. “I don’t feel college students are involved enough,” said Weirtz. “All political decisions affect us, and students need to know more in order to have an impact.” •I 28 Student Life Duane Kinney " A distinct difference exists between people active in politics and those that are not. The active participants make a difference. ' Not because they wished it, but because they willed it.” Robert Paduchik, Viet-President A SC i i i i i ! i I I i 29 ding A Labor Of Love Habitat for Humanity gives hope to the homeless Getting up early on a Saturday morning in order to scrape paint and put up dry wall, is not a thought most students would relish. But for members of Habitat for Humanity, volunteering to help the homeless is as much a labor of love as a lifting of the spirit. Habitat is an international Christian Housing ministry which renovates and builds homes for needy people, for people less fortunate than themselves. Although the University of Akron does not yet have a campus chapter, Dr. Henry Cone, associate professor of education and President of the Akron Affiliate of Habitat, is hoping to found one in the near future. “As of yet, the only campus chapter is at Baylor University in Texas, but I know of a number of students here who are interested in being a part of our program. About a dozen students from the University are involved in the Akron Affiliate, and they help out on a regular basis,” Cone says. One such student is Ray Herbst, a senior majoring in secondary education. Coordinating a group of high school volunteers, Ray and his group do everything from scraping paint to hauling debris and putting up drywall. Ray sacrifices his Saturdays to ensure that the house at 698 Wall St. was ready for Brian Oakes and his family to move into by late spring. “Habitat is a worthwhile program, and I like the feeling I get from knowing I helped someone and made a difference,” says Ray. Officially approved as an affiliate in March 1987, the Akron chapter has already purchased five houses. With the help of some University students and local volunteers, one family was able to move into their house on Silvan Avenue at Thanksgiving 1987, and two more families will be able to move into their houses in late spring. The recent purchase of two more houses on Madison Avenue means more work will need to be done, but it also means that two more Akron area families will soon have a place to live. Saturday is a rest day, and leisure time is especially important to college students, but the difference that a few hours of volunteer work could make just might be worth the sacrifice. Learning the techniques of carpentry and applying them to this partially built staircase is Mike Rohr. The house that love built, located at 698 Wall Street, will soon be the home of the Brian Oakes family. The house is one of five in which Habitat for Humanity is lending a helping hand. 30 Student Life Dave Baker, a retired builder, volunteers his time faithfully to help a needy family. A student works on rebuilding a door frame. M We are a Christian housing ministry, and we are open to all of good will who are interested in helping needy people find and build safe, affordable housing. ■Dr. Henry Cone Dennis McDaniels 31 habitat For Humanit ' l ! " Our Stan Hywet performances usually attract about 200 dinner guests. Many of the patrons are ones who have attended Madrigal Christmas feasts in the past and have made them a part of their Christmas celebration. -Bill Me Dade, Madrigal Singer 32 Student Life According to Dr. Edward Maclary, director of the choral program, the 45 voices of the University Chorus are a great start to a great choral program. Each year around Christmas time, the Madrigal Singers, dress up in Elizabethan garb and perform old English carols at feasts held in the Crystal Dining Room. MTS W Madrigal singers Sings Festively blend music, costumes for lavish feast The room was filled with the sounds of Old English and Gaelic carols emanating from men and women dressed in brightly colored and lavishly adorned Elizabethan garb. The royal-like arrival of the boars head neatly holding an apple accompanied by a flaming English pudding was warmly greeted by an awestruck group of dinner guests. This scene could easily be mistaken for a production of Camelot. In actual fact, this is only a portion of the sights, sounds, and smells you’ll encounter when you treat yourself to the annual Madrigal Singers’ Christmas feast and concert. Each year, the Madrigal Singers, a group of approximately 25 music majors and graduates, hold Christmas dinner concerts at Gallucci Hall and at Stan Hywet Hall. This year, the Madrigal Singers gave their first Christmas dinner concert Dec. 1, 1987, in the Crystal Dining Room. Approximately 40 people attended opening night. While the singers were entertaining, waiters and waitresses were serving dinner, saving the boar’s head and English pudding for last. The dinner and concert was a continual two and one-half hour visual fantasy. The Crystal Light Dining Room was the site of performances held December first and third. Later performances were held at Stan Hywet Hall, with an average nightly attendance of 200-250 people. This is the third year the Singers have performed there. The Madrigal Singers is just one part of the choral program here at the University. The 60 members of The Concert Choir, the 45 members of the University Chorus, combined with the 20 members of the Madrigal Singers yield a total of approximately 120 members of the Choral program. Voice majors, Cecily Patrick and Jacqueline Ware look on as piano major David Aberth sings a hymn of thanksgiving for the Madrigal feast. At the Crystal Dining Room, husband and wife team of Roger and Lisa Pontbriand helped entertain approximately 40 dinner guests with their festive singing and dancing. Madrigal Singers 33 Photos: Dennis McDaniels We re Off To See The Wizard ' There s No Place Like Homecoming’ Homecoming 1987 took on a Hollywood twist this year as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz traded-in her pet dog Toto for the companionship of our very own Zippy. Centered around the theme “There’s No Place Like Home,” the festivities commenced in show biz style. The would-be kings and queens began the celebration with their avid campaigning. The candidates busied themselves with shaking hands, smiling, and handing out fliers. Elsewhere, residence halls were being decorated, and Greeks were busy adorning their facades for a banner contest. While various organizations were busy creating floats for the Spirit Parade, individuals and teams of students, faculty, and alumni were preparing for the third annual Scavenger Hunt, and also a Fun Run and 5K Run. The Spirit Parade began the major festivities with performances by five local marching bands, as well as the University’s. King and queen nominees and guests participated along with local television personalities Dick Goddard, Jan Jones, and Michael Stanley. The pep rally centered around a bonfire as Coach Gerry Faust gave an encouraging talk to the cheering fans. Coors Light Comedy Commandos too k center stage later in the evening at Robertson Dining Hall. Again, spirit-filled students cheered on as comedians Mary Wong and Joe Ferrentino performed. The following evening brought the Homecoming Dance dubbed, “A Night at the Civic,” in accordance with the fact that it was held at the Akron Civic Theater. The evening climaxed with the crowning of the King and Queen. Diane Sudia took honors as Queen, and Bobby Jackson was crowned King. The week came to an end on the rainy turf of the Rubber Bowl, as the Zips defeated Eastern Illinois 24-10. — James Piedad Kathleen McGirty and her personal banana were chauffered through the Homecoming parade as representatives of the University Program Board. Enjoying the warmth of the bonfire on a chilly Homecoming night, students wait for the pep rally to begin. GO BANANAS WITH UNIVERSITY PROGRAM BOARD 34 Student Life Homecoming I Laura Shelly, dressed as Dorothy along with Bob Pacanovsky and Dave McPeck show their school spirit in the Homecoming parade. Diane Sudia and Bobby Jackson were crowned queen and king at the homecoming dance. " Being selected as the Homecoming queen has been one of the highlights of my college years. -Diane Sudia, senior 35 Zippy helps a father and son pick out a mum for the lady of the family. ping It In The Family Special day no longer just for parents Formerly set aside to thank only moms and dads, this year’s Parents’ Day also invitied spouses and siblings to experience campus life with their favorite students. At 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, families began checking-in at the Gardner Student Center. A day-long schedule of activities including a reception, campus tours, and residence hall open houses awaited. After sampling the services of Robertson Dining Hall, the families cheered on the football team, as the Zips played Delaware State at the Rubber Bowl. Those persevering through the 52-26 defeat and cold rain, were treated to a Fifth Quarter Party. This addition to the schedule of events treated families to hors d- oeuvres and some “after-the-game fun.” Akron’s coaches and members of the student services staff chatted with guests, as Roland Paolucci and the University’s Jazz Combo performed. The highlight of the day, as well as the conclusion of festivities, was the Surfin’ U of A Dance held in Robertson. Music of the ’50’s and ’60’s provided by Sue Simon of WHK-FM set the mood, as students, parents, and families danced the night away. 36 Student Life " This year’s Parents’ Day was great. It was truly an event for the entire family to enjoy . yf -Sauni Becknell, senior Waiting to meet the football team, Lisa Kaine and her family enjoy hors d’oeuvres at the Fifth Quarter Party at the University Club. A sparse crowd of Parents’ Day guests watch as the Zips lose to Delaware State 52- 26. Parents’ Day 37 " The roads better be beautiful if the 19-year-olds can’t drink. -Joe Nemer, Owner of the Sun Grill Even though the area bars offer other forms of entertainment, drinking is still the main attraction. A bouncer stands guard at the entrance to the Townhouse. Campus bars are being more stringent when checking student i.d.s. Photos: Mike Parks 38 Student Life An intense game of fooseball provides another form of recreation for these students. reation Without A Drink Law tests students ' creativity and desire for alcohol Picture a group of students throwing a party in their apartment. Music screams from a hundred-foot stereo, and an organic mixture of beer and chips laminates the floor. Suddenly, there is a knock at the door, and before anyone is able to react, the place is swarming with men in blue (not the Smurfs). The students are arrested and sentenced to prison. Sound far-fetched? Maybe not. As a result of a new law passed by the Ohio legislature, the minimum drinking age for all types of alcohol has been raised to 21. The purpose of the law is to reduce alcohol-related automobile accidents among 18-20 year olds. In the opinion of many people, however, raising the minimum drinking age may not accomplish this goal. “Those people who are affected by the law and still drink will most likely find ways of obtaining alcohol even though it is illegal,” says Scot Stover, a freshman honors student. The truth of the matter is that underaged students can acquire alcohol from a number of sources (older friends, relatives, etc.). But, what about the law-abiding student who doesn’t drink—the same person who always wears his seat belt and never runs a yellow light? What are his options? The University, though how unknown it may be, offers numerous activities for just such a student. A resident hall student may attend campus dances, comedy shows, and special dorm sporting competitions. But you don’t need to live in the resident halls to cash-in on University entertainment. There are inter-collegiate and intramural sports for the school athlete, contests for the performer, and discount movies for the dreamer in all of us. Away from the University, one may find excitement at one of the many social gatherings in or near the City of Akron. So, join a club; see a play. All it takes is a little creativity and some motivation, and any dull event can be transformed into an enjoyable experience. - Frank Colarik New Drinking Law 39 An Akron student takes advantage of the sun’s rays in order to catch up on some reading outside Gardner Student Center. Graduate student Lien-chung Hsu performs an experiment on a monomer in the Polymer Science lab. ■ 40 Academics Divider ' 1 Throughout its long history, no aspect of The University of Akron has experienced such dynamic growth as the area of academics. Originally focusing on a philosophy, science and classical curriculum, Akron currently offers 225 majors within its nine colleges. offers a similar program where students learn first¬ hand in a lab setting and spend time in area hospitals assisting the staff. For students who are ACADEMICS Accredited since 1914, the University has also been reaccredited as a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting institution, an illustration of its high academic standards. In addition to general coursework, the university offers students other opportunities to learn in their field of study. The College of Education has established a program of clinical and field-based experiences where students are placed in an educational setting and apply the principles learned in the classroom to individual cases. The College of Nursing having problems getting through their regular classes, the university offers tutoring in almost all areas of study. When graduation finally draws near, the Career Planning and Placement Office offers seminars on job interviewing and resume writing to help in getting that desired job. Focusing on our educational goals Branch Campus Expands 42 Few students know that the University has two campuses - one in Akron and another in Orrville. Wayne College, the University’s branch campus located 35 miles to the southwest, boasts an enrollment of 1,158. Since it opened its doors in 1972, Wayne College has grown steadily. That growth has necessitated the construction of a new gymnasium which will permit the college to add needed classroom space in the form of a Physical Education building. Ground-breaking for the $1.5 million gym occurred on Oct. 12, 1987. The 25,000 square foot, two-story facility will house classrooms, a basketball court, bleachers, locker rooms, offices, physiology lab, racquetball courts and a Nautilus room. Construction is expected to take nine months as the building will open this fall. Classes offered at Wayne are general studies that lead to either completion of an associate degree or advancement to the main campus in Akron. Nancy Gerhart has taken advantage of Wayne’s two year degree in office administration. Nancy explained that she was a part of an advisory committee of students who hoped to improve Wayne College, but none of their suggestions were ever addressed. “I get sick of the cement walls and lunch out of a vending machine, but I’ve saved myself a lot of money.” The monetary advantage also attracted sophomore biology major, Anne Cook. She feels her study habits are better since she lives at home. ‘‘At Wayne, my grades are higher than most of my friends who have to deal with the distractions of living on campus.” Academics Western Culture exams are what students Kurt Stauffer, Daneka Newcomer, and Ernie Wilson would like to forget. English Composition 111 instructor Mrs. Olex leads her class in a discussion. Leigh Woog studies for a Western Culture exam, one of the general courses offered at Wayne College. Wayne College sophomore Melinda Miller takes a break from studying. There are 1,158 students at the branch campus. I$i§§ ;£v 4mM wM m -fern 7 1 i ' Wl Students Choose C T College 17. mm 0m m M 0 d 0 , fflSftw wf A n WWW. mw ' it More than four million students take credit classes at America’s community colleges, representing 41 percent of all undergraduate students and 55 percent of all first-time freshmen in the U.S. Of those students, nearly 5,000 are enrolled in the University’s Community and Technical College. In February, the College joined 1,200 other community, technical, and junior colleges to observe National Community College Month. “More and more Americans are choosing community colleges,” says Dr. James P. Long, dean of UA’s college. Akron’s college offers more than 30 two-year programs in occupational fields as electronics, commercial art, criminal justice, and culinary arts. The College also offers four-year, bachelor’s degree programs in electronic technology and mechanical technology. The role of community colleges has expanded in the past 50 years to keep pace with the nation’s changing employment needs. The number of community colleges has grown from 553 in 1937 to 1,223 in 1988. Akron’s college began in 1964 with seven degree programs. Long says that the College’s day and evening classes attract a cross- section of the community. Students include women returning to school after raising their families, recent high school graduates, retired adults, people preparing for a career change, and a significant percentage of minorities. The College reaches beyond UA’s campus, too. For employers and employees looking to upgrade job skills special classes are available. Academics Line cook Peter Bohn fries up dish in the Crystal Room kitchen. Chris Pofok serves customers in the Crystal Room located in Gallucci Hall. 46 Academics Lien-chung Hsu, a graduate student studies a monomer. Greg Biedenger, a graduate student, cleans the beakers. Gary Jailanella measures chemicals that go into making a polymer. ' Polymer departments merge New College A Reality The University is home to the world’s first college devoted exclusively to polymer education and research. The Board of Trustees approved in December 1987 a proposal that calls for the establishment of a College of Polymer Engineering by July 1, 1988. Creation of the college combines the polymer science and polymer engineering departments and their respective research operations—the Institute of Polymer Science and the Polymer Engineering Center—into one administrative unit. The two areas have been separated since their founding. “The move is designed to strengthen our visibility as a world class polymer institution,” says Dr. Frank Marini, vice president and provost. “It’s also logical for us to establish a polymer college because both polymer units have similar goals and work together on research. Combining them will provide students with broader educational and experimental background, improve administrative efficiency and enhance the environment for collaborative research and for funding and activity in polymers.” One of the first universities to offer polymer-related courses—in 1907—the University later became the first U.S. school to establish a Ph.D. program in polymer chemistry in 1956. Since then, a polymer science department (1964), a polymer engineering center (1982) and a polymer engineering department (1984), have been added. - Jenny Black ■ Polymer Science 47 lt r:rrJ7f C .. rf ». fii rhhhidJ i?iji=rs7i jndrlnn: rrrnrj):: -Ciid TD! ‘ ' r • V —f ' ' fTEill ir rlrS? nite rJ rhTtmqd ndLuiul!; 1 Qri ' ri jji ' fi-tl Lik i 4 I liifUilimr. l r;irWr«pfi rrq .. tjnrir ftpSpSHg state ;bdst rn rirttstt .!.»• ( • ■» | lirdn ' jfifiVL jT-TTr- ' n ' T ' -t- : ■ ft i j • r ’ - -W- -- » r ISHislV 1 . » - M , .7. J w— iStlSIiilhlTr flpi dtuUjtirtTj iJjjSiMjtjrjK Trained students bridge hearing gap for the deaf Interpreting Through Signs When truck drivers at the Akron Beacon Journal went out on strike in 1974, deaf persons suddenly found themselves deprived of their prime, if not only, source o f reliable local news. Karen Turner helped solve their problem, and at the same time, began an early-morning habit that’s lasted 14 years. Turner, coordinator of the Community and Technical College’s associate degree program in interpreting for the deaf, answered WAKC-TV 23’s request to “sign” each day’s top news stories during the newspaper strike. Enthusiastic viewer response- demonstrated by hundreds of signatures on petitions-prompted the station, and Turner, to continue “Newsign” even after the strike ended, and it still airs each weekday at 8:25 a.m. As coordinator of the college’s program, Turner knows that trained interpreters can bridge the communication gap between hearing and hearing-impaired persons. “Besides about 40 students working toward our associate of applied science degree in interpreting, we see many nonmajors taking introductory classes in American Sign Language,” says Turner. “They’re learning communication skills that will help them in nursing, social work, law, and so many other career fields.” Akron once had the nation’s largest hearing-impaired population, mainly because deaf workers found jobs in the local defense and rubber factories during World War I and II. Unable to communicate effectively and thereby lacking a way to make their needs known, the deaf and hearing- impaired were largely ignored. Now, interpreters trained through the Community and Technical College’s programs are making mainstream programs and services possible. rd ' tefc bhht jfr: ii .... Z TZ mmmM STWsSiHfrr il »««• if -4 4 a • I ' -a 1 1 • uxiir:)tnr-7i;|L; ; 7 •Ji- ' V : f ' 773:: ih H : : ‘Tifi:jr4TXn7T ' nisti T a a • • - • X irnririwktrjrb i Tt -tit rr, ' ?! V:c;r ' r,Tinj ; ;q: ifjtfniiiKfjjHk prAjd :;::, ' ::?;: »?« »! S TSfc Video tapes are frequently used to critique signing skills. Tina Ringdon practices before the camera and monitor. Elizabeth Dickey, a student in the Community and Technical College’s associative degree program in interpreting for the 1 ill 1 f Si. El Elizabeth Dickey and Rebecca Coontz observe. Akron once had the nation’s largest deaf population. Elizabeth Beldon, the first full-time, deaf faculty member at The University of Akron, explains why to students. rr.thr.i) sm rtrlritRi Wi ilil SSSi;.1 ja. ' dni ,,.ru trir k } ! i •• mm » i — • » “ -»■ ft rrir- ' Ur ' ; ‘HUitH faux:; i tsliiffi! Uli ' m I m .,. M lte trrfr-’Un fiiitHu ..-..tit!;: ' •V;- ' y r ±l wjiiCTfa .• r Wl H V. ' vV %• " r ;, ... ' y,:: Student focuses on physics NASA Grant Aids Research “I decided since no one else was trying it, I would,” said John Alexander, a physics graduate student working on his masters degree. This kind of determination and motivation is what has focused national attention on John and on the University’s physics department. John designed and built the first scanning-tunneling microscope in Ohio and the third in the United States. The scanning-tunneling microscope is a device that can photograph individual atoms in compounds such as graphite and gold. By using the microscope, vibrations in the compounds can be measured. After hearing about John’s work, NASA funded the project, which had initially been fund ed by the physics department. NASA also purchased equipment for the lab, including a computer and several freezing and storage tanks. In his work, John faced many roadblocks. First, since this type of microscope is a new invention, John didn’t have a plan to follow. He had to read many articles and makes his own design. His design was praised by NASA for its originality. Beginning in Sept. 1986, John’s work required much patience. He got his first photograph in March, 1987. Graduating in May, 1988. John is looking to continue his education as well as some job opportunities. pm$m MM The drop-in math table is the busiest one in Carroll Hall. Helping sophomore Wes Pratt with his calculus homework is senior Eric Hammond. The writing lab offers students the opportunity to receive help from their peers. Junior tutor Terry Logan assists freshman nursing major Nelodee Fraelich face MUM in the math lab. Sophomore Vicki Stevens explains chemistry to junior Dora Clark. “Calculate the potential of a Ag Ag + , Ag 2 S, PbS electrode.” Sound easy enough? If not, you are not alone. Most students encounter a subject or two during their college careers that they are not prepared for. For this reason, the University offers a tutoring program at no charge to the student. Located on the second floor in Carroll Hall, the tutoring program offers students help in most 100 and 200 level courses, as well as, reading, writing, and math labs. This would not be possible though, if it were not for the students willing to give of their time and talent. John Schindler is one such student. A junior chemistry major, John tutors 3-4 days a week. Originally in College of Education, Schindler was required to do field work in the tutoring center and remained after switching majors. “I enjoy tutoring. You learn how to express difficult concepts and you really learn what you’ve learned,” he says. More than a 1,000 students take advantage of this free service each semester, but considering the size of the University, this is a small percentage. “A lot of students don’t like being tutored because they think it shows a weakness,” feels Del Roso. Schindler agrees and adds, “Many students don’t know we are here.” Kathleen McIntyre is out to change that. The coordinator of tutorial programs for the past 11 years, Kathleen visits various classes on campus informing students of the resources available at the tutor center, and as she sees it, “It is the smart student who uses the resources.” -Scott Hahlen Independant Study Get ready for the long haul. Being a writer, a good writer, isn’t easy. It requires certain characteristics, such as talent and a thick skin, as well as certain conditions, such as free time and an encouraging environment. But all the encouragement, talent and brillance in the world won’t make up for a lack of self-discipline and dedication. “It’s important to write every day. It’s like anything else---if you don’t do it for awhile you get rusty,” says David Giffles, senior with a double major in English and communications. “I feel well prepared,” said Giffels. “The University’s program gave me the structure and help I needed to start writing seriously.” Giffles has taken the two undergraduate fiction writing classes offered by the English department and has had four semesters of independent study. “I found my independent studies in¬ valuable,” said Giffels. “My adviser and I would go over my stories word for word. It really helped me to get a good perspective on my stories.” Senior David Giffels is majoring in English and communications. Each morning at five, he devotes three hours to writing. Sophomore Electrical Engineering student Mark McLain experiences late night, last-minute writing for English 112 . Dave Ewers 54 Academics Row One: Dr. Melvin Farris, vice¬ chairperson; Benjamin G. Ammons, chairperson; George E. Wilson, Jane L. Quine. Row Two: Eugene D. Graham, David L. Headley, senior vice-chair; John S. Steinhauer, Dr. Charles E. Taylor, Richard W. Hinig, Dr. William V. Muse, University president. The 1987-88 Board of Trustees passed several programs and examined issues that promote growth and improvements at the Akron campus. The plans for construction of the Polymer Science building and Law School addition were both approved. “Spanning the Tracks” became possible by the aqcuisition of the Polsky department store and parking deck. Buchtel Avenue was closed as construction for Buchtel Mall was approved and construction began in early 1988. The trustees also endorsed institutional priorities focusing on academic and research excellence. The Board approved contracts and budgets necessary to support institutional directions, such as academic excellence, increased research activity, improved minority recruitment and retention. In early April, the Board also approved the Early Retirement Incentive Plan (ERIP) in order to allow up to 150 faculty members to retire early. In addition, plans for a faculty union were also discussed. Choosing The Future Writers Board of Trustees 55 Members of University Program Board prepare banana splits at the Activities Fair in September. . Akron majorette Mindy McQuaide stands ready for her next manuever. McQuaide is a mem¬ ber of the 200-piece Akron March¬ ing Band. 56 Organization Divider Meeting new people and making friends is an important part of the college experience. With more than 190 student organizations , Akron students can pursue a wide range of interests. Students can enjoy hobbies and interests as well as display their talents through Various departments throughout the University sponsor major-related organizations for students to enhance their education Field trips, guest speakers (MiANIZVTKJNS involvement with groups like the Alpine Ski Team and the University Theatre Guild, where student presentations are performed throughout the year. The Associated Student Government enables students to participate in the political aspect of the student body, whereas the University Program Board offers involvement in the planning of major events and activities on campus. and other on-campus functions give students the chance to interact with people having the same interests as well as learning more about their field of study and career opportunities. Other groups such as the International Business Club and Black United Students offer a diverse blend of cultural interests. As potential employers place more emphasis on a graduates extracurricular activities, participation in campus organizations will not only prove rewarding to the student but also crucial in their job search upon graduation. Participating In The College Experience Organization Divider 57 • 9 HELLENIC CLUB ROW 1: Demosflenes Synodinos, John Thanapoulos(Advisor), Niki Christodoulou, Minas Konstantinopoulos, Dimitris Demos, Antony Zambelis(President), Photios Tsapakidis, Stella Saih(Treasurer), Gregory Neolleous(Vice President), Mike Roussos. ROW 2: Kostas Theocharopoulos, Dinos Koutowkis, Christakis Christodoulou, Lakis Katsonouris, Pantelis Konstantinopoulos, Demetrios Koutrodinos, Michael Detoralus, Angelo Koutoukis, George Horattas. Hellenic Club members gather around their roasted lamb and begin to carve the meat to hungry onlookers. reek Way of Life Lamb roast generates enthusiam for Greeks The Hellenic Club was founded at the University 15 years ago. According to its adviser, Dr. John Thanopoulos, the club has two major purposes. One is to “increase awareness in the community on matters of ‘greekness’ and to keep their cultural identity alive in the American melting pot.” The other purpose is to help students from Greece and gradually initiate them into the American way of life. Thanopoulos gives primary credit to the success of the Hellenic Club to the organization’s president, Antonis Zambelis, a graduate student at the University. “He has excellent managerial skills and helps to provide a cohesiveness to the group.” Of course, the Hellenic Club supports many festive occasions, such as their annual Lamb Roast. According to Zambelis, the parties “keep the organization’s momentum going to do the rest.” The annual Lamb Roast was originated by the Hellenic Club’s founder and former adviser, the late Bill Mavrides. The first few Lamb Roasts were held at Mavrides’ house. The event is now held at AHEPA park, attracting about 300 University students and people from the community. The festivities have grown to include seven lambs, gyros, and live music. The proceeds from the Lamb Roast and other Hellenic Club-sponsored events go to the Mavrides Scholarship Fund, given to deserving students of Greek descent. i 58 Organizations A member of the Hellenic Club roasts one of three lambs for their annual Lamb Roast. Each lamb takes over three hours to prepare. TURKISH-AMERICAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION ROW 1: Fikret Gurgen, Hasan Kaya Erkek (Vice-President), Esra Uzunhasan (President), Julia Lijeron, Melinda Martinez, Daphne Stiner. ROW 2: Musa Kesebir, John Kelley (Secretary), Emren Karakullcu, Hasan Aker, Reza Hajjafar, Cemil Okten, Marzban Kermani, Mukerreu Cakmali (Advisor). DELTA PHI ALPHA GERMAN CLUB ROW 1: Kriemhilde Livingston (Advisor), Jay Cox (President), Patti Henline (Secretary Treasurer), Mark Saylor, Devin Dearth, David Wienke. ROW 2: Martha Harley, Angie Reiman, Ray Romestant, Chris Barr, David Nelson, Alan Strecker, Vickie Shaar, Jennifer Yoder. r - .. . A ’ INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CLUB ROW 1: Kimberly Reodica (President), Laurie Martin (Secretary), Michael Rohal, Kurt Morgan. ROW 2: John Thanopoulos (Advisor), Don Dibble (Vice-President), Alan Strecker, Dennis Padnessa, Sean Hsu (Treasurer), Ed Gustely. j Group Photos: Dave Shoenfelt BLACK UNITED , STUDENTS ROW 1: Michael Lemon, Pamela Cathy, Darla Kay Taylor, Lathardus Goggins (Vice- President), Angerlique Strong (President), Terri Rogers. ROW ( Anita Weaver, Kelly Glanel, Tanya Rogers, Angelique Berry, Tonya Kirkland. ROW 3: Kevin King, Andre’ Weir, Leanne Morgan, Rodney Board, David Roberts, Dominic Murray. I’-. " V; .. i Hellenic Club 59 ROTC BATTALION t- s ROW 1: Howard Campbell (BN- XO), Timothy Garlak, Richard Teolis Jr. (BNCO), Mike Raines, Tom Frascone (BCO), Richard Howe (HHC CO.). ROW 2: Dave Bevacquea (BNS-3), Dave Dolan, Steve Fetterman (BNS-1), Mike Micrau (Ranger Co), Tony Rinella, Brooke Crawford (BNS-1). ROW 3: Tim Bergman, Paul Boak, Mike Caprez (BN-CSM), Pat Daugherty (BNS-4), Bob Chance, Dave Stokes (BN-5) SILVER WINGS if ROW 1: John K. LaBounty (Vice Commander), Andrew J Rasch (Commander), Patric Regan (Region G Commander). ROW 2: Scott Heldreth (Administration), Craig Mone (G Vice Commander), Jeffery Tucker (Operation Officer). . „ ASSOCIATION OF THE ' P A U.S. ARMY ROW 1: Tracy Hadden .C ' »- (Communications), Brooke Crawford (President), Jill E. Tromp (Vice President), Dorothy Kregel (Secretary). ROW 2: Dave Stokes, Terry Martin, Agostino Micozzi (Supply), Marsha Good. ROW 3: Tony Rinella, Emilio L. Lombardi, Jeff Leslie, Jeff Meadows. MATH CLUB Dr. George L Szoke (Faculty Advisor), Remesh Santhanakrishnan (President) Margie Fernandez (Vice President). Photos: Dave Shoenfelt Two ROTC cadets ready the lines for descending into a ravine. Organizations An ROTC Ranger prepares to throw a handgrenade during a practice combat drill. ROTC RANGERS ROW 1: Marsha Good, Jean Simonis, Linda Korhely, William Graham (S-l), Angelina Lombardo (2nd Squad Leader), Dale Smith. ROW 2: Michael Mierau (CO), Anthony Rinella (XO), Agostino Micozzi (1st Squad Leader), Joseph Maier, Thomas Frascone, Timothy Smith, R.A. Teolis Jr., Michael Wood (ISG). ROW 3: David Bevacqua (S-3), Derrell Gary, James Kopko (1st Squad Leader), Albert Whatmough, Brooke Crawford, Edward Kroszkewicz (S-4). I Accept the ROTC Rangers Challenge test their skills. Ranger Challenge competition provides tough mental and physical challenges for cadets. The event is a three-day, intercollegiate competition ip the following events: The Army Physical Readiness Test (which is comprised of push-ups, sit- ups, and a two mile run), an Orienteering course, a One Rope Bridge, the assembly of M-16 and M-60 weapons, qualification on the M-16 Rifle, a hand grenade throw, a night patrol, and a 10 kilometer road march with full gear. The winner of the Ohio Ranger Challenge competition goes on to represent Ohio in a Regional meet at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. The Regional winner proceeds to the national meet. In 1988, the competition was held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Akron finished ninth, however, this finish was not indicative of the team’s performance which included numerous personal bests including a second place finish in the Rope Bridge event. The nine members of the 1988 Ranger Challenge Team underwent intense training consisting of 30 hours a week of hard work and sweat. ROTC Rangers 61 ALPINE SKI TEAM 00 tt 3 ROW 1: Chris Kermizis, (Women’s Team Captain), Mark Rybka(President), Brenda Brokaw(Treasurer), Jeff Ackerson(Men’s Team Captain), Tracy Seese(Secretary). ROW 2: Johnny Rocco, Douglas S. Bracken, Jamie Anthony, Steve Mehmed, Joan Shaffer, Don Miles, Phil Rundo, Chris Moore, John Bush. One of the Alpine Ski Members found it difficult to keep her balance on a rough course in sub-zero temperatures. Alpine Skier Henry King rounds the slalom gates during a race held at Boston Mills. The men’s team finished fourth in Ohio. 5 o n the Slopes Ski Team hosts Division Finals Every weekend in January and February, twenty-five University of Akron Alpine Ski Team members head for the slopes to race against such schools as Ohio State, Cleveland State and Bowling Green. The ski team is part of the Midwest Collegiate Recreational Ski Council. This years Women’s A Team placed first in the Ohio division. The men placed fourth out of nine teams. Both teams qualified for regionals held in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The teams didn’t fair well, despite an outstanding season. In October, the team attended a conference held in Milwaukee. Conference rules and regulations were explained and tips given. Annually, the team holds a raffle, selling tickets to buy equipment. Over the summer, the team trains, as a group, using grass skis. In October, formal training begins, and, as soon as the snow falls, the season starts. “Everyone on the team supports each other to do their best,” said senior Brenda Brokaw. 62 Organizations Tracy Seese has no difficulty maneuvering the slalom gates at Boston Mills,a tough course. J 5 4 ’■■m -a jj JHk ' t jpfT COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB ROW 1: James Blakeman, Bill Christman. ROW 2: Andi Lopeman, William Rooks, Patricia Damschroder(Vice President), Mary Ann Kienapple(Secretary), David Branenstein(Treasurer), Corrie Bakula. ROW 3: Howard Lymor(President), Jeff Miracle, Darrell Ulm, Rito Dilorio,John Randolph. ROW 4: Dave Griffiths, Bill Gibson, Bob Pankuch, Dan Hellriegel. I I Out of the starting gate and onto one of her many victories, Brenda Broka finished as the second top women’s skier. BLACK COMPUTER SCIENCE ASSEMBLY Vt ROW 1: Lisa Rudolph(Treasurer), Eric Moorer(President). ROW 2: Cecilia Maldonado, Crystal Montgomery, Barbara Parker, Vicki Fletcher, Sharon Gardener. INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERS ROW 1: Bob Leidig, Mike Wrobel, Michele Allenbach, Jon Sprague, Julie Manson, Paul Wittibschlager. ROW 2: Dave Huff, Elaine Ciocca, James Niemann, Yvette Wallrath. ROW 3: Jeff Conrad, John Schwendeman, Mark Enot, Jon Towslee, Robert Stoolmiller, Tom Fortuna, Mike Chatelain, Dave Yurick, Brett White, Jeff Henderson, Dr. Nathan Ida. Group Photos Dave Shoenfelt I.E.E.E. COMPUTER SOCIETY CL-,. ROW 1: Mike Wrobel, Paul Wittibschlager, Mark Enot, Dr. James Grover!Advisor). ROW 2: Jeff Conrad, Mike Chatelain, -John Schwendeman, James Nieman. n c Alpine Ski Team 63 ‘ , £ 3 - a AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS ROW 1: D.Kaiser, D.Testa, R.Scavuzzo, K.McGuire, K.Gulling, J. Jaus, R.Pritt, J.Bellassai, C. Richard. ROW 2: J.Conley, Dr. Lam, J.Malinzak, M.Mroczynski, G.Lipczynski, T.Kittinger, M.Burgan, A.Geerich, K. Grosswiller, D.Deem, M.Cressman. ROW 3: R.Webel, E.Butler, R.Borton, T.Fuller, P.Walsh, S.Dilling, M.Musci, D. Montgomery, S.Gilbert, M.House, J.Buvalic, C.Lee, T.Winn, A.Fahrner, N.Georgiadis. ROW 4: S.Milovancev, J.Kubiak, T.Brown, S.Twinling, G.Smith, C. Siskovich, J.Sankovic, D.Domin, D. Kelly, J.Meeks, S.Dudek, C.Perry. MIDAMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS -£« ba ROW 1: Jim Langar, Kevin Underwood (President), Nick Russell (Vice-President), Marcia Caldwell (Secretary), Arlene Baxter. ROW 2: Dr. Max S. Willis (Advisor), Phil Lovalenti, Jim Sparrow, Trish Markel, Edward Aufuldish, Lisa Mueller, Kathy Keenan, Ramli Mat. NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS Kevin Weaver (Treasurer), Patricia Malone, Jeanine Avery, Anthony Spring (Secretary), Dennis McClenic Tanya Watson. fa f ( TAU ALPHA PI ROW 1: John Edgerton (Advisor), Thomas Culp (Treasurer). ROW 2: James Danko (Secretary), Dave Miller, Dan Smith, Nolan Cartner (President), Glen Springer, Kevin Byckovski (Vice-President). 64 Organizations Group photos: Dave Shoentelt An engineering student drops an egg container from the Sumner St. bridge. TAU BETA PI ROW 1: N. Bhakuni, A. Giersch, T. Kittinger, C. Myers, D. Deem, D. Welly (Vice-President), B. Connolly (Treasurer). ROW 2: C. Christodoulou, S. Dilling, E. Perl, M. Wrobel, L. Mueller, D. Neelay, J. Schwendeman, J. Henderson, J. Niemann, A. Edmondon, K. Ardalan (President). ROW 3: D. Kaiser, J. Hurd, M. Cressman, N. Francis (Secretary), D. Kotecki, J. Waters, D. Channels, B. Kriz, P. Wittibschlager, M. Drowns This student may not have been allowed to throw paper planes in high school but, engineers use it as a part of their learning experience. ngineers at Play Textbooks traded for onhands experience National Engineers’ Week gave faculty and students from the College of Engineering a break from academics to allow them to demonstrate the knowledge they have gained. According to Raymond Davis, one of the participants, “It’s really great for students to have an opportunity to enjoy what they have learned through hard work by applying it to these contests... it helps assure them they made the right career choice.’’ The week started with the Poor Man’s Telephone Contest where students were challenged to design and build phones using basic materials. With luck, the contraptions would transmit audible voice signals, and the farthest reaching signal would be the winner. In addition was the Egg Drop Competition. Here, students created and tested the design and shock absorption of egg containers by dropping them from various heights without breaking the egg. Not all entries were successful and the Auburn Science Center lobby was covered with shells and yolk. The winning egg and co ntainer, though, stayed intact after a fall of more than 20 feet. The week concluded with the Paper Airplane Contest in Memorial Gym. Planes were differentiated by odd markings and constructed with different aerodynamic designs. Some of the inventions were not very successful, but the idea was to have fun even if your plane would have made the Wright brothers turn over in their graves or your telephone worked no better than two cans attached by a string. Engineering faculty review the egg drop competition result. Engineers’ Week 65 Cinging Sweet Music Gospel Choir combines music and praise Formed in 1975 by a group of students who just wanted to sing, the Gospel Choir is a group of students who sing for the purpose of spiritual unity. There are about 75 students in the choir, a majority of them female. Many of the members have prior experience in church choirs. Two campus concerts are the major events the choir performs each year. These are held in the spring and in the fall at John S. Knight Auditorium. Also, each year the choir tries to perform at one other college. This year it’s performed at Wright State University . The majority of the performances are at churches in Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Youngtown, and Warren. In 1988, the choir gave a scholarship to a member whose grade were exceptional. GOSPEL CHOIR ROW 1: Vikki Pruitt, Rochelle Brown, Renee Rawlings(Secretary), Alisa Powell, Terri Hopkins, Roslyn Smith, Leta Slater (President), Michael Lemon. ROW 2: Dr. Bob Deitchman(Advisor), Alicia Pippens, Aquanita Price, Yolanda Johnson, Jennifer Long, Diane Ferguson, Monica Taylor, Denise Terrell, Jovita James, Sundra Rumph. ROW 3: Kenneth Paramore(Treasurer), Nathan Keith, Dolphis Sloan(Vice President). JLt j JLJjJ ■hi i j Jjff ' J -m HSlmM in Ita jtl ft Mi ■ ¥ f w ; ■y At the opening of this year’s spring concert, the Reverend Kenny Paramore gives a short sermon. The Gospel Choir combines entertainment and spiritual meaning in their songs. At this year’s spring concert, the members performed under the direction of Zenar Delk. 66 Organizations ALPHA OMEGA r ROW 1: Toby Hazlett(Vice President Treasurer), Norman Lee Pearson(Secretary). ROW 2: William Kollar, Maik Ray(President), Dale Witenhafer, Dennis Garber. KAPPA OMICRON PHI ROW 1: Dianna Phillips(Secretary), Nancy Mego(President), Susan Smith(Vice President). ROW 2: Pat Cardwell(Treasurer), Lisa Hendershot, Lisa Peltz, Dr. Lucy Terry(Advisor). s c DELTA NU ALPHA ROW 1: Leigh Cromleigh, Judy Rachel. ROW 2: Debra Richards, C.J. Zawacki, Charles Fox, Ray Sferra, Barbara Nagel. ETA KAPPA NU Row 1: Jennifer Beck, Edward Perl(Treasurer), Michele Allenbach. ROW 2: Kevin McAnerney, Yvette Wallrath(President), John Riddel Jeff Henderson, James Neimann. Gospel Choir 67 r ‘Jr-i-. ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS ROW 1: Kevin Murray(President), Michelle Chodnicki. ROW 2: Craig Miller(Vice President), Steven Nickhow(Treasurer), James Zadiraka. AMERICAN PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY CONTROL SOCIETY i J Anne Gallagher, Del Bodner(Vice President), Glenn Meister(President), Paul Callitsis(Treasurer), Cindy Lichi(Secretary). ROW 2: John Hebert(Advisor), Stephan Kremer, William Drotos, Christopher Houser, James Novakovich, Samir Shah, Mark Zarlino. MINORITY BUSINESS STUDENTS ASSOCIATION ROW 1: Anita Weaver, Kellie Coleman, Terri Rogers. ROW 2: Angelique Strong, Tanya Rogers. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION ROW 1: Shelley Burrier(Secretary), Robert Gonci(Vice President), John Davide(President), Todd Mason(Treasurer). ROW 2: Jennifer Fox, Jamie Taylor, Charles Edwards, Lisa McKenzie, Kristen Perry, Kristen Raymond, Steven Nickison, Phil Huff. A fire burns in the background while two Fire Protection Society members contemplate their line of attack. 68 Organizations Group Photos: Dave Shoenfelt Bob Prunesti videotapes his fellow members as they extinguish a fire. The Fire Protection Society uses tapes in the classroom for further instruction. Jpire Protection Fighting fires to save lives Formed in 1981, the Fire Protection Society was created to advance the field of fire protection in the community. A registered student organization, the society has 70 members. The projects and activities of the club are related to the Associate degree courses in Fire Protection. The members learn how to handle hazardous materials on the job. In December, they held a search and rescue exercise for members. Turning an old building into an inferno with non-toxic smoke and mannequin “victims”, the students practiced locating and saving a victim, while also treating them for fisrt aid. The society also has a video team that films different fire prevention systems and scenes of handling hazardous FIRE PROTECTION ' SOCIETY ROW 1: Sandy Gills, Debra Nicholas, John Brown, James Dugger. ROW 2: David Hoover, ’ v ' V ' 7 ’ Jim Perkovich, Chris Caracciolo, Bob Prunesti(Vice President), Holly Hoffman. ROW 3: Ted Elder, Bruce Kerns(President), Steve Saska, Gary Hinkle. Society materials for use in the classroom. These videotapes are filmed during field trips. Field trips have included such places as the Recycle Energy Plant and the Pakard Plant, which makes hazardous materials. The group provided fire trucks to participate in the Homecoming Parade for the first time this past fall. An annual graduation dinner and a spring picnic keeps the members active socially. Overwhelmed by smoke, Bob Prunesti bravely sprays a steady force of water onto the fire. Fire Protection Society 69 PI SIGMA EPSILON , ■ ’ ' 9 f ROW 1: C. Van Loan, G. Allinger, B. Casterline, K. Casper, B. Schmid, M. Keyser. ROW 2: B. Plesich, M. Carter, K. Contenza (Secretary), M. Aguirre(President), D. Pupo, J. Adam, R. Pickens, S. Hausch, P. Nagy. ROW 3: B. Easterling, J. Winkler, J. Miller, V. Jefferson, L. Lynch, G. Cope, J. Palisin, L. Galait, S. Bagwell, L. DeFrancesco, K. Reodica, G. Elrod. ROW 4: M. Rohal, J. Alex, P. Greening A. DiGiacobbe, D. Horning, R. Gonci, L. Matulin, J. Putt, L. Andrassy, A. Voros, J. Floto, E. Navratil. Delta Sigma Pi’s team of Dave Schrader, Tammy Renard, Rick Miller, and Brian Brumbraugh make that final effort to victory. Spuds Mackenzie autographs a poster for one of his many Akron U. fans. Budweiser also donated T-shirts and banners for the race. B d racing for MDA PSE takes pride in community services Organized by Pi Sigma Epsilon, the bed race was an event held to raise money for the Muscular Distrophy Association. Funds were raised through entry fees and T-shirt sales. The organizations participating in the event were PSE itself, Delta Sigma Pi, Altieri’s, Bizzars, the Townhouse, Barnes and Nobles, and WKDD. Each group built a bed and raced down Brown St. by Spicer Hall. The winning team, Delta Sigma Pi, received five waterbeds from Akron Mattress and Waterbed. After expenses, approximately $675 went to the MDA. Some functions of PSE, a marketing fraternity, are career nights and round tables. But, more important are activities, such as a Don’t Drink and Drive campaign held at the University Club for high school students, or the memorial fund raised for former member Michael Albaugh who died in a house fire last year. This money was donated to the Children’s Hospital Burn Unit. Another item of pride for PSE members is their performance at the National Convention for PSE chapters held in Atlanta. Akron’s chapter took fourth place, which is the best they have ever done. 70 Organizations At the line up, Altieri’s team discusses their strategy for the race. A defeated Townhouse team gets moral support from Spuds while they catch their breath. ' t pry: i BETA GAMMA SIGMA ROW 1: Amy Bick, Tricia Friberg, Dione Bailey. ROW 2: Ken Mast, Bernard Winick, Orville Keister, Michael Shaw, Donna March. BETA ALPHA PSI ROW 1: Debi Ondrik, Abby Zion, Craig Thomas (Vice-President), Dona Bowman (President), John Adzema, Linda Simko. ROW 2: Jerry McFadden (Treasurer), Tina Baer, Dan Craft, Frank Krempasky, Carolyn Stone, Carolyn Toth. I ASIJ ft fw ■r A c-v DELTA SIGMA PI ROW 1: Michelle Beckner, Gladys Gonzalez, Brian Brumbaugh (President), Nikki Scheideger (Secretary), William Drotos, Teresa Ryan, Scott Salamon. ROW 2: John Bucalo, Greg Garman, Lisa Koprowski, Tammy Renard, Sherri Detling, Cheryl Rossmann, Michelle Dawson. ROW 3: Scott Backus, Jeff Travers, Karl Lorentz, Mark Stroh, Robert Liggett, Lori Spraitzer. Group photos: Dave Shoenfelt ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATION ROW 1: Vicki CoDispoti, Debi Ondrik, Linda Simko (Secretary), Pamela Dodig, Carolyn Toth (President), Karen Fisciak (Vice- President), Rick Chapes, Robert Liggett. ROW 2: Dan Craft, Ramy Rizkana, Craig Thomas, Abby Zion, Jim Vallen, Dona Bowman, Frank Krempasky, Carolyn Stone, Jennifer Ryan. ROW 3: Jerry McFadden, John Adzema, Dennis Paonessa, Scott Salamon, Andrei Dordea, Tina Baer, Marc Dusini, Dave Supelak. Organizations 71 NATIONAL RESIDENCE HALL HONORARY ROW 1: Jodie Reisner(President), Chris Luoni(Vice President), Mary Tobias(Secretary). ROW 2: Tom Faessel(Advisor), Dawn Edwards, Allen Ackelson, Brian K. Johnson, Sauni Becknell, Terri Monastra. RESIDENCE HALL COUNCIL ROW 1: Albito Lopez(President), Jan Mayers(Vice President), Marl Gerrek(Secretary), Joe Andrews(Treasurer). ROW 2: Tom Faessel(Advisor), Barb McClellan(Rec Events), Pete Russel(E and S), Dennis Lopez(Communications), Tracey Thompson(Foods). li, ( j RESIDENCE HALL PROGRAM BOARD ROW 1: Dawn Edwards(President), Mary Tobias(Vice President), Tom Faessel(Advisor), Jackie Brannan(Secretary), Michelle Gill(Treasurer). ROW 2: Paula Schillo, Kathy Contenza, Susan Stefonsky, Bobbi Borac, Mark Ridel, Eileen Galloway. ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA ROW 1: Karen Krah(Treasurer), Michele Snyder(President), Jennifer Nuspl(Secretary), Barbara Ploplis(Vice President). ROW 2: Jennifer Bolanz, John Schwendeman, Swee-Kheng Teh. 1 Photos: Dave Shoenfelt The percussion section shows that they are the backbone of the marching band. 72 Organizations TAU BETA SIGMA ROW 1: Lori Spraitzer, Debbie Powell, Vicki Dorrel, Linda Kalikin (President), Shelly Gohn(Vice President) Terri H. Knox, Donna Whalen. ROW 2: Dee Dee Hecht, Sue Woods, Jill Kasper, Lisa Tarbis, Brigette Herr, Vickie Thomas, Lisa Lambert, Leigh Miller, Leslie Cain, Lynn Schneider. ROW 3: Sharon Gullatta, Susan Tucceri, Jackie Freeland, Barb Fuller, Crystal Hiles, Dawn Whalen , Mindy McQuaide, Marian Rohn, Karen Ashby, Christine DiCarlo. c 5 KJ f f Jj Bfla--- ' -:, .j| if - A Pride KAPPA KAPPA PSI ns ROW 1: Mike Simmons, Harland Stebbins, Christian Shively(Vice President), Timothy Fuller(President), Richard Garratt, Scott Hoff. ROW 2: Todd Miller, Joel Gavin, William Green, Keith Bolin , Mark Johnson, Bryan Kinsey. ROW 3: Ted Reed, John Delagrange, Brian Benedum, Rick Tawney, Todd Bloom, Steve Fioritto, Chris Markoch. The University of Akron Marching Band The 180-member University Marching Band, “Ohio’s Pride,” completed a successful 1987 season under the direction of Michael Golemo and with the assistance of Robert Jorgensen, the new director of bands. “Ohio’s Pride” continued the big sound, high energy, sharp knee lift style they are noted for. During Homecoming week, the band led the parade and performed with the 70-member alumni band at the game featuring Akron vs. Nichols State. The band appeared in hallloween costumes beginning a trend. As always “Script Zips” was an Akron crowd pleaser. The band also participated in the Wollybear Parade in Vermillion, Ohio, the Midpark High School band show, and in the Holmes County 25th Anniversary Parade where it was selected “Best Overall Entry” from more than 300 groups. With the continued support of Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi (the honorary band sorority and fraternity) “Ohio’s Pride” strives to be the best band in the land. Shelly Gohn contributes to the show as the marching band participates in the annual Woolybear Festival. The marching band performs for the Temple fans at Veterans Stadium in Philidelpha. Marching Band 73 A graduate student takes a moment to smile during the dinner. The evening provides a chance for grad students of all majors to get together for a night free from studying. Graduate Student Government Susan Secrest(Editor of Newsletter), Jackie Gissinger(Activities Chairman), David Bisbee(President). §ocial interaction Grad government provides an evening of fun It’s true-books, studying, papers, and research are all more common for the graduate student. Social time is even more limited than when you’re an undergraduate. Yet there is an organization designed to not only meet the needs of the graduate student, but also fill those gaps of free time, however few and far between they may be. One such event is the Graduate Student Government Dinner Dance. The third annual event was held on April 15, 1988. Designed to facilitate interaction between students of different disiplines and to provide an evening of enjoyment for all, the dinner dance has always proven to popular among the graduate students on campus. This year’s events was held at the University Club. Students enjoyed a large buffet style dinnner before dancing to the tunes of D.J. Nick Talveski. Talveski spun favorites until midnight as the grad students danced under the the brightly colored lighting which swept across the dance floor. 74 Organizations A Graduate couple dances to music provided by D.J. Nick Talveski at the Graduate Student Dinner Dance. ASSOCIATED STUDENT GOVERNMENT £„ .. j . ROW 1: Jennifer Bolanz, Andrew Milligan(Senate Chair), Traci Ballard(President), Bobby Jackson, Mara McCullough(Chief Justice), Kevin Casper. ROW 2: Mary Bouch, Michelle Long, Argery Giavasis, Kurt Young, Ed Hetrick, Alisaa Labut, John Gatsios, Heather Sigrist(Vice Senate Chair), Regina Hall, Donna Heinz, Nancy Zickes. ROW 3: Roni Rosenberger, Chris Zabel, Craig Leslie, Mark CLute, Ted Trowbridge. EVENING STUDENT COUNCIL Lois Gould(Treasurer), Janet Ward(President), Leigh Cromleigh(Vice President), Carol Adams(Secretary). SENIOR CLASS BOARD ROW 1: John Adams(Treasurer), Sherron Dotson, Stephan Kremer(President). ROW 2: Jill Schlabig, Dawn Edwards, Andrea Downey, Ed Beohmerle, Michele Bizjak, Jim Vallen, Kathleen McGirty, Michelle Snyder, Dona Bowman. ... Z :: - € Group photos: Dave Schoenfelt MORTAR BOARD ROW 1: Diane Sudia(Treasurer), Kim Geith(President), Su Smith(Vice President). ROW 2: Ellen Linz, Pamela Dodig, Cheri Knauss, Dona Bowman, Kriemhilde Livingston(Advisor). Graduate Student Government 75 BIOLOGY CLUB c ; ROW 1: Melita Marcial (Secretary), Sheri Janish (President), Penny Donovan. ROW 2: Laura Wall, Joanna Mollard (Treasurer), Dr. Martha Kory (Advisor), Eric Knipple (Vice- President), James Zury, Harry Menegay, Pantelis Konstantinopoulos, Antoinette Pragalos. FUTURE PHYSICIANS CLUB Hi ' ROW 1: Linda Camp (President), C Terri Nisly (Vice-President), Mark Scheatzle (Secretary), Sheila c 4 Pfendler (Treasurer). ROW 2: Harry Mengay, Cheryl Burns, Rhonda Hercher, Andrea Walker. i i j SOCIETY OF PHYSICS STUDENTS j. r ROW 1: Toaua Popescu, Robert Michael (Secretary), Jim Michael (President), David Fredley (Vice- President), Xiaodi Qz. ROW 2: Jeffrey Yao, Rex Ramsier, Bill Stressman, John Pacanovsky, Michael Rosich, Thomas Burky, Germano Iannacchione. I m POLYMER SCIENCE STUDENT ORGANIZATION ROW 1: Crittenden Ohlemacher, Clarence Sequira (President), Jody Boring (Secretary), Gary Hamed (Advisor). ROW 2: Tom Lynch, Mark Anater, John Baldwin (Vice- President), Paul Mackey (Treasurer), Mike Brunstedt. I i 76 Organizations Group Photos: Dave Shoenfelt Tom Wojcinski demonstrates the freezing capability of liquid nitrogen by shattering a frozen carnation. t Members of the Chemistry Club show off for high school students with “A different kind of magic”. ywaJfcrl I, CHEMISTRY CLUB ROW 1: Dr. Henry Kusta (Advisor), Lou Wojcinski, Sharie Janow (Secretary), Carolyn Greene (Vice-President). ROW 2: Ed Shockey (Treasurer), Paul Zwick, Ron Wilfer. hemical ingenuity Chem Club puts on magic show On April 13,1988, the Chemistry Club held its annual chemistry show for local high school students. The program, “A Different Kind of Magic”, was designed to introduce the students to the University’s science programs. The program, held in Knight Auditorium, included more than 30 exhibits, each performed by a University student. Some of the highlights were the making of nylon rope by Paul Zwick and liquid nitrogen demonstrations by Tom Wojcinski complete with a banana hammer that crushed frozen carnations. The show was opened by Mary Lack and Becky Vasiloff, who demonstrated how to turn white wine into red wine. The show was closed with a tour of the Knight Chemical Lab. The Chemistry Club has 47 members, including chemistry, biology, and pre- med majors. Under Dr. Kyska’s advisory, the Chemistry Club observes National Chemical Day, holds an annual plant sale, and hosts demonstrations at local high schools. Chemistry Club 77 THEATRE GUILD ROW 1: Christine Myers. ROW 2: David Redmond, Jenny Janis, Julia Hasl, Kelly Repas, Craig Erickson. ROW 3:Kevin Head, Cathy Janusko, Susan Stout, Meg Havansky. All eyes are on Kelly Wright as she sings her solo in “Godspell”. Heather Loughney, Georges Nolen, and Mark Laskowski also accompany Kelly. A comic parable about money is told in this scene of “Godspell” as the cast portrays an automatic bank telling machine. Talented acting Theatre Guild gains performs class act Last October the highly spirited Theatre Guild put on their production of “Godspell” in Kolbe Hall. The cast enjoyed performing their version of this 60’s-70’s musical comedy on the Gospels. The Theatre Guild usually puts on two major productions a year. They have also made it a tradition to perform “A Christmas Carol” at nearby high schools as a holiday treat. Other activities that the club members participated in this year include holding a make-up booth at Halloween, dancing with the marching band at homecoming as Wizard of Oz characters, and selling balloons for publicity at the May Day street fair while several members performed a skit in front of the booth. The club, under the advisement of Paul Daum, is completely student organized. Members deal with all of the directing, stage designing, lighting, costume designing, make-up applicating, and acting of the productions. Many of the organizations thirty-two members are theater majors, but this is not a prerequisite. The only requirement is a genuine interest in the theater. Christ figure, Jared Plasterer, looks to heaven for sympathy. 78 Organizations The cast gathers around Buddy James as he narrates the scene of the Garden of Gethsemane and the betrayal. PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA ROW 1: Lana Lessem, Kathleen McGirty(Secretary). ROW 2: Kathi McHugh(Treasurer), Kelly Robinstine(President), Susan Wargo, Jennifer King. STUDENT TOASTMASTERS ROW 1: Abby Zion, Jim Vallen, Ramy Rizkana(President), Karen Fisciak. ROW 2: Linda Simko, Dave Supelak, Debi Ondrik, Tina Baer (Secretary), Dona Bowman, Carolyn Stone, Carolyn Toth. ROW 3: Bob Liggett, Steve Watts(Vice President), Jerry McFadden, Rick Chapes, Scott Salamon. ■ i , P| THE BUCHTELITE ROW 1: Satinder Randhawa, Diane Pitz, Tawnie Taylor, Lisa Neal, Mary Jo Semenik, Sharon Stevens, Mike Popovich. ROW 2: Missy Berry(Editor), Scott Smith, Rich Brickman, Dawn Gula, Keith Campbell, Valeria Jefferson, Barb McClellan, Karen Craig, Percy Johnson, Lisa Stolicny, Mike Musci, Polly Reiheld, Mike Russell, Jill Schlabig. ROW 3: Lisa Kohut, Mike Adolph, Mike Speaker, Mike Perkins, Frank Casamento, Luann Jordan, Bobby Dinkins, Tandra Ealy. UNIVERSITY PROGRAM BOARD ROW 1: Leslie Crislip, Kathleen McGirty(President), Alison Green, Carol DeVore(Secretary). ROW 2: Michael Dunn(Treasurer), John Zoyunis, Judy Kawamoto, Cindi Grispin, Schylar Meadows, Chuck Exrand. Theatre Guild 79 _ • ,-4j- - }Z±jrj)-, ;| ‘ .-I- ■■ ■. ' ■. things , freshman.ftdlHaCk Benny ' rtaddqx holds dif tight to keep: the •; V . ball, from- Delaware: §tate. .defenders: Senior Ken Cullifer blocks ' pittsbu rgh V Bobby ' Marti n from . f„ • ' ■ , 1 • ' taking, ' a shot., 80 Sports Divider 5 -O 2 Perhaps the best tradition at any university is the athletic department, and Akron is no exception. Ever since its conception the university has always tried to provide numerous athletic outlets for its’ students. This year the focus has been on the major sports, as Gerry Faust and Bob Huggins helped emphasize the need for advancement, ' •. . •. • i .7» ‘ » • ■..: .• • ■ t . J ‘ ■ ' ' ' ■ „ , ' ■ I, 1 ■ r ' - . ' - ,7 •. y . : " - • , . Over the years the goal as the •University topk one framing and schedules fontbali team rs JyOC ■ ' . ' already accepting: 1 • ' 1 • that challenge ae OU they face Templfe and Auburn in their • fall schedule. .. It .remaine true that all our sports v ate LmpFPving,. try i ng to ■ be best V • they .can be:.. .. athletic zips ||f A.- •. : . A ■ A • AAA AA A-;v ' . • ■ Sports Divider81 . , . ’ -j ' ■ •• ' MB Team Falls Short Of Goal Although the 1987-88 basketball team did not receive an NCAA tournament bid, the Zips did post a 21-7 record, for the third consecutive season with 20 or more wins. The Zips were young with nine new players, six of whom were freshmen. Junior guard Eric McLaughlin, junior forward Shawn Roberts, and center Ken Cullifer, the Zips only senior, were the returing starters. The team’s inexperience showed early as it lost five of the first 12 games. Their fist loss came against the Western Illinois Leathernecks, 77-23 in the McDonald’s Zip Classic Championship game. The defeat ended the Zips’ 26- game homecourt win streak. The Big East visits the North Coast. At the Pittsburgh game, Junior Todd Robertson battles for control of a jump shot. Men’s Basketball 83 The loss was followed with an impressive come-from-behind win over Robert Morris. McLaughlin was the high scorer with 29, while freshman forward Albert Jones pulled down five rebounds. Inconsistent play contributed to a 92-74 loss against a weak Kent State team. Shawn Roberts had game highs in both rebounds, five, and points, 14. Despite the pathetic performance against Kent State, the Zips looked impressive in a 67-64 loss to the third-ranked Pittsburgh Panthers. The game, played at the Richfield Coliseum, drew a crowd of 11,635. Two victories at home against Bethune-Cookman, 85- 51, and North Carolina A T, 63- 57, lifted the Zips’ record to 6-3. Roberts was the high scorer in both games, with 18 and 21 respectively. The Zips then went on the road to face tough Cleveland State. The Vikings pulled out an 80-73 victory, despite 25 points from McLaughlin. The Zips won eight of their next 10 games, including an 86- 61 victory over Youngstown State on the road. Shawn Roberts pulled down a season high 13 rebounds. McLaughlin was again high-scorer with 27. After a home court thrashing of Otterbein College, 109-54, the Zips went on the road for victories over Northern Illinois, 75-68, and Chicago State, 61-56. Returning home, the Zips won two against Kenyon and then Brooklyn College. Ken Cullifer had career highs in both points, 17, and rebounds, 12, against Brooklyn College. Facing the revenge-seeking North Carolina A T Aggies, (smarting from an early season 63-57 loss to the Zips), Akron entered the game with a 13-5 record, the best among NCAA I Independents. Though the Zips lost 92-70, 511 point guard McLaughlin became the 21st player in Akron’s 87-year basketball history, to reach the 1,000 point mark. He scored 20 in the loss. Floyd Johnson had the 84 Sports Passing off, Kevin Brown moves the ball across court. The Pittsburgh game was the first for Brown. Reaching high, Floyd Johnson scores against Ohio University. Johnson was a leading scorer for the Zips during the season. Men’s Basketball 85 game’s most rebounds with eight. McLaughlin scored a career- high 38 points in a 90-59 pounding of Youngstown State in Akron. The victory began a seven game win streak that raised the Zips’ record to 19-6. In the 75-58 defeat of Chicago State, McLaughlin suffered a sprained right hand. Despite the injury, he scored 14 points in the streak ending loss to Western Illinois, 76-71. Shawn Roberts was high scorer with 21. With a 19-7 record, Akron needed a win to keep its NIT playoff hopes alive. The Zips defeated Morehead State 90-67 in the last regular season game in Rhodes Arena. Cullifer and Chris Kelley played their last games as Zips. Cullifer finished with 10 points, including three slam dunks. Five players scored in double figures in the game. In addiiton to Cullifer, McLaughlin had 12, junior Floyd Johnson scored 13, Roberts chipped in with 10, and freshman Anthony Buford was the game’s high-scorer with 18. In the last game of the regular season, the Zips traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan for a 79-74 victory over Western Michigan. Akron trailed 65-60 with 6:07 left, but took the lead for good on a jumper by Shawn Roberts with seconds remaining. Akron ended it’s first season as a Division I independent with a 21-7 record. Freshman Iliya McGee (15) defends against Cleveland State’s Herb Dixon. Albert Jones (24) led the Zips’ with six rebounds against Cleveland. 86 Sports Scanning the action, Shawn Roberts looks down court. At Cleveland State, Eric McLaughlin moves upcourt. Although McLaughlin scored 25, the Zips lost 80-73. Men’s Basketball 87 Photos: Dennis McDaniels Up and over, Eric McLaughlin goes high for a basket. McLaughlin finished with 38 points against Youngstown State. Standing tall, Scott Paterson stretches above the net to grab the ball. He grabbed nine rebounds in the 109-54 victory over Otterbein. Men’s Basketball 89 Forward Chris Kelley was a letterman in basketball, baseball, and football for the Akron Zips. He also played tight end for the Cleveland Browns during the three game strike in 1987. " As always, we’ll take one game at a time but, our players will understand the importance of each and every game.” -Bob Huggins Head Coach After setting up the play, Anthony Buford starts the offensive attack against Pittsburgh. 90 Sports. Applauding the referees, Bob Huggins shows his enthusiam for the foul call against Wright State. Senior Ken Cullifer looks for a pass the Pittsburgh game. This game, billed as one of the biggest of the season, was held at the Richfield Coliseum in front of a crowd of 11,365. in Zips OPP AKRON Ashland 52 69 at Rice 67 74 at Western Illinois 77 73 Robert Morris 61 74 Ohio University 69 76 at Kent State 92 74 Pittsburgh 67 63 Bethune Cookman 51 85 North Carolina A T 57 63 at Cleveland State 80 73 at Youngstown State 61 80 at Middle Tennessee 82 78 Middle Tennessee 72 76 Otterbein 54 109 at Northern Illinois 68 75 at Chicago State 56 61 Kenyon 53 75 Brooklyn College 57 96 at N. Carolina A T 92 70 Youngstown State 59 90 at Wright State 81 88 at Brooklyn College 70 97 Florida International 58 103 Wright State 82 (OT) 89 Chicago State 58 78 at Western Illinois 76 71 Morehead State 67 90 at Western Michigan 74 79 21-7 Akron junior Floyd Johnson puts in the ball in for two points. Johnson had eleven steals in the Pittsburgh game. Men’s Basketball 91 m mu » .» i i Booters Fail To Qualify After a second place finish nationally in 1986, the 1987 Zip soccer team, with a 12- 6-3 record, failed to qualify for the NCAA playoffs for the first time in four years. Akron began their season at home by tying Vermont, 0-0, and defeating Syracuse, 2-1 in the Budweiser Holiday Classic. The Zips then beat Northern Kentucky, 5-1 before a home crowd of more than 2,000. A stalemate with South Carolina and victories over Miami, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Ohio Wesleyan improved the Zips’ record to a 4-0-2, an impressive start to what looked to be an outstanding season. (continued) Protecting the ball, Curt Elchuk tries to pass to a less pressured teammate. Elchuk a transfer from Eastern Illinois University, was a skilled addition to Akron’s lineup. Soccer 93 Socc Strong defense canno inconsis At Miami, senior Pat Nash scored two of the Zips three goals. Freshman Sean Fouts scored the first goal of his collegiate career in the second half. Midfielder Grahame Evison and forward Kenny Pryor both scored their first goals of the season in the win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Zips took to the road at the end of September and dropped two matches to Indiana and Evansville, being shut out by both teams, 1-0. These losses coming after three wins were characteristic of the the team’s season long Dr. Jekyll-Mr. Hyde pattern of play. Coach Steve Parker in talking about the two losses said, “We had no consistency. The kids did some great stuff for part of the games and some dismal things at other times. It’s like coaching two different teams.” The Zips rebounded with a 1-0 victory at Marquette, a game which saw the return, from back surgery, of sophomore forward Neil Turnbull. Turnbull assisted on senior Sean Docking’s first- half goal. In two more road matches at the Rutgers’ Metropolitan Life Classic, Akron was blanked by both Princetn, 2-0, and Rutgers, 0-0 in overtime. The team’s record fell to 7- 4-3 and it was becoming evident that scoring goals was its biggest problem. It was a very disappointing season for us. Our goal right now is to get more of a commitment from everybody. We want the players to believe in themselves again.” - Steve Parker, Head Coach Parker was perplexed: “We were creating opportunities, although that doesn’t matter if you can’t score. You can’t win if you don’t score!” At Bowling Green, the Zips did score—four times—in beating the Falcons with a shutout. Letterman David Wells collides with a Syracuse player. Wells was high scorer for the season, with six goals. 94 Sports Fighting for control, midfielder Pat Nash dribbles the ball downfield. The game against Syracuse at the Rubber Bowl ended in a 2-1 victory for the Zips. Forward Kory Sensky handles the ball to move outside of a William and Mary defender. In this final game, of Akron won 1-0. Soccer 95 Soccer . . Senior Matt Smith scored his first goals (two) of the season. In an exciting late-game surge, Mike Thompson, David Wells, and Matt Smith each scored as Akron beat Cincinnati, 3-1. The Zips’ next trip took them to Florida to play Tampa, and Florida International University. The Zips lost to Tampa, 1-0, and beat Florida International, 3-1. Sophomore Mike Thompson, and brothers Laci and Miki Jalics each scored a goal. In a tough contest with Wooster, the Zips won 4-1, in a game that was closer than the score would indicate. At the South Carolina Metropolitan Life Classic, Akron’s chances for the NCAA Tournament were lost when they lost 1-0 to Boston University. The team rebounded for a 1-0 victory over William and Mary, to finish the season. “Obviously we are disappointed that we didn’t receive a bid,” said Parker, “At the same time, we feel the (playoff) selections were justified.” In season highlights, David Wells had the highest individual scoring honors with 6 goals. Goalie David Zupko recorded 76 saves on the season. He prevented all but 13 of the opponents goals from finding the net. The teams defense maintained it’s strength throughout the entire season. In December, Matt Smith, a senior defender, became Akron’s sixth consecutive player to be named to compete in the Merril Lynch Senior Bowl Classic in Anaheim, California. He was among the nation’s top 36 seniors to participate in the Classic. Midfielder Grahame Evison fights for the ball with a South Carolina player. The game ended in a 0-0 tie in front of a home crowd of 1,066. 96 Sports On the sideline. Senior Pat Nash discusses the action on the field with teammate Tommy O’Rourke. O’Rourke was sidelined during the season due to major knee surgery. Goalie David Zupko takes a running start for a drop kick. Zupko allowed only 13 goals to pass him by throughout the season. Zips Saccen OPP AKRON Vermont 0 (OT) 0 Syracuse 1 2 Northern Kentucky 1 5 South Carolina 0 (OT) 0 Miami (Ohio) 0 3 Wisconsin-Milwaukee 0 2 Ohio Wesleyan 1 2 Indiana 1 0 Evansville 1 0 Marquette 0 1 Penn State 1 0 Michigan State 0 1 Princeton 2 0 Rutgers 0 (OT) 0 Bowling Green 0 4 Cincinnati 1 3 Tampa 1 0 Florida International 1 3 Wooster 1 4 Boston University 1 0 William Mary 0 1 12-6-3 Front: Tommy O’Rourke, Matt Smith, David Zupko, John Johnson, Pat Nash, Mike Nash. Row 2: Kenny Pryor, Laci Jalics, David Wells, Michael Thompson, Roderick Scott, Johnny Walker, Gus Crichlow, Curt Elchuk, Miki Jalics. Back: Jennifer Romantic, (trainer), Dr. Tom Nash (Ass’t. Coach), Kory Sensky, Cormack McEvoy, Shaun Docking, Neil Turnbull, Andy Lonneman, Sean Fouts, Peter Mapp, Mark Callen, Grahame Evison, Simon Spelling (Ass’t. Coach), Steve Parker (Head Coach). Soccer 97 John Ashley Out In The Cold Faust, Zips’ High Expectations Are Dashed In 4-7 Season Looking back on this past football season, the University, in its first season in the NCAA IA, could have easily finished with a 6-5 winning record instead of the disappointing 4-7 mark. The first two games of the season, against Western Michigan and Kent State were both lost by less than a touchdown. In the third game, the Zips bounced back Head Coach Gerry Faust states his point to a referee. Faust, in his second year of coaching the Zips set out to build a better team in 1987 . Sports 99 M Football Youthful mistakes put Zips in slump to beat Eastern Michigan 17-16 in the Rubber Bowl. With a 1-2 record, the Zips approached the biggest game of the year against Temple University. In the nationally televised contest on cable’s ESPN, the Zips held the high scoring Owls to 23 points. But unfortunately the Zips only manage managed to score three. After an easy 24-10 victory over Eastern Illinois the Zips lost their next three games. The defense fell apart and collectively allowed Oregon State, Delaware State and Louisville to score 125 points and rush for 1657 yard in respective defeats of 42-26, 52- 26, and 31-10. After the slump, the Zips came back to beat Nicholls State, 23-17, and Northern Illinois, 27-21. Youngstown State was the last opponent of the season. The Penguins beat the Zips in a come-from-behind 10-6 victory. After a 4-7 season, Head Coach Gerry Faust is looking to the future. “We’re awfully young,” said Faust, “and we made youthful mistakes which can be corrected.” The one link missing from the Zip football program this year was experience. This past season should give them something to build upon to improve their record in years to come. ;■ 4 tSf ' iiUC " ' v : I’m real proud of our young kids. They are getting better each week. What more can you ask of them. I’ll tell you this, they don’t quit. Despite our record our kids are winners! Gerry Faust Head Coach Preparing to throw, Sophomore quarterback Andy Kubick shows his good field vision. Kubick completed 131 of 313 passes for 1,675 yards in 1987 season play. Dennis McDaniels 100 Sports r Reaching up to grab the pass, Milt Kimbrough collects six points for Akron. The Zips lost the game against Delaware State however, 52-26. Accepting his award for Honorable Mention All-American Player, Robert Lyons smiles proudly. Head Football coach Gerry Faust and Athletic Director Jim Dennison were also present for the award presentation. Football 101 Football . . . Following his blockers, John Motton splits the defense in a win against Nicholls State. 102 Sports Fighting to bring down the ball carrier, Mike Rahach (93), Scott Brown (92), and Jim Carroll (87) show Akron’s defensive strength against Youngstown State. Zips OPP AKRON Western Michigan 24 19 Kent State 27 23 Eastern Michigan 16 17 Temple 23 3 Eastern Illinois 10 24 Oregon State 42 26 Delaware State 52 26 Louisville 31 10 Nicholls State 17 23 Northern Illinois 21 27 Youngstown State 10 6 4-7 First and goal. The Akron offensive line prepares to cross the goal line through Delaware State’s defense. Akron was defeated by Delaware 52-26 at the Rubber Bowl. Football 103 Michael Parks Road Trip Take Toll Lady Zips end season at 12-15 The 1987-88 women’s basketball team, under the guidance of Head Coach John Street, faced its toughest schedule ever. In November, the Lady Zips began their season on the road where they lost two games, 70-62 to Arkansas and 59-57 to Mississippi Valley State. Senior Pam Arnold was the leading scorer in the two games with a total of 40 points. Akron continued on the road in the Wake Forest Tournament in Illinois. The Lady Zips were runners-up with a 70-60 win over William Mary before losing to Wake Forest 84-56. Senior guard Diane Hollish contributed 29 points, nine assists, and two steals while Pam Arnold contributed 20 points and 17 rebounds. Both earned a spot on the All- Tournament Team. In the next game, at West Virginia, Akron lost 84-70. “If we expect to win, we have to shoot the ball better”, said Street. “To continue to get better, we need to minimize our turnovers, convert on the other team’s mistakes, and put the ball in the hole!” Akron continued travelling and lost to Georgia Southern, 85-61 and Western Carolina, 74- 63. The Lady Zips returned to JAR arena to play Chicago State and Bowling Green. Decisions were split with a 65-35 victory over CSU and a 80-78 defeat from the Falcons. A 65-61 victory over Ohio University raised the team’s record to 3-7. Freshman Stacey Burrier puts the ball in for two points as two Canisius defenders watch. Akron beat Canisius 80- 41. 104 Sports Lady Zips OPP AKRON Arkansas 70 62 Mississippi 59 57 William Mary 60 70 Wake Forest 84 56 at West Virginia 84 70 Georgia Southern 85 61 West Carolina 74 63 Chicago State 35 65 Bowling Green 80 78 at Ohio University 61 65 at Oral Roberts 79 65 at Youngstown State 74 63 at Butler 77 71 at Evansville 73 60 Eastern Michigan 57 79 Cleveland State 50 57 at Kent State 72 76 Charleston 57 75 Wisconsin-Green Bay 38 53 Youngstown State 78 57 at Wisc.-Green Bay 61 58 Ashland 48 65 at Toledo 73 62 at St. Francis 60 72 Canisius 41 80 Robert Morris 59 65 at Wright State 69 64 12-15 Charging ahead of Cleveland State’s Debra Taylor, Tammi Smith (42) moves the ball up court. Front Row: Angie Harris, Diane Hollish, Pam Arnold, Kathy Collins, Andrea Beans. Row 2: Jill Eicher, Leigh Ann Riddle, Stephanie Smith, Julie Douglas, Tammi Smith, Shelly Brown. Back Row: Student Coach Scott Hogue, Head Coach John Street, Assistant Coach Loralee Bolinger, Kelly Lethbridge, Nancy Sexton, Kerry Mossburg, Stacey Burrier, Jozette Allen, Manager George Carson, Assistant Coach Bill Cooperrider, Graduate Assistant Meg Hanshaw. Women’s Basketball 105 John Ashley Michael Parks On the road in January, Akron lost to Oral Roberts, 79-65, and Youngtown State 74-63. Two more losses, to Butler, 77-71, and Evansville, 73-60, finished the trip. Back in JAR arena, Akron beat Eastern Michigan 79-57. With 18 points against the Hurons, senior Pam Arnold surpassed UA’s all-time leading scoring record of 1,288 points. Akron went on to defeat Cleveland State, 57-50. A victory over Kent State, 76-72, put the Lady Zips on a winning streak. Junior forward Ka thy Collins turned in her best performance of the season with 33 points and 19 rebounds. Victories over Charleston, 75- 57, Wisconsin, 53-38, and Ashland, 65-48, and a loss to Younstown State 78-57 put Akron at 9-12. Senior Pam Arnold continued to rewrite the record book, breaking UA’s all- time leading rebounding mark of 847 rebounds. On the road again, Akron lost to Wisconsin-Green Bay, 61-58 and to Toledo, 73-62, before bouncing back to defeat St. Francis, 72-60, Canicius, 80-41, and Robert Morris, 65-59. The Lady Zips ended their season losing to Wright State, 69-64, finishing their season at 12-15. In season highlights, Senior Pam Arnold became Akron’s only player ever, man or woman to hold the all-time scoring 1,544 points, and rebounding record 916. Senior Diane Hollish finished in the third spot among all-time scorers with 1,195 points. A solid block against CSU’s Debra Roof shows Tammi Smith’s defensive moves. V r P he Cutting Edge is about excitement. The excitement of something so near to happening that it can be felt. The exilaration of competition. Of struggle. Of sweat. Of pain. Of victory or defeat. It’s all part of the excitement of Akron sports. Some athletics at the University, while not bringing in thousands of dollars of revenue, maintain the spirit of competition and the drive to succeed that influences many of the student body. The articles inside reflect this spirit, determination, and change taking place —the Cutting Edge affecting Zip sports. Roderick Scott keeps a close watch on the ball before heading it down field. A CAMPUS-WIDE SPORTS GUIDE Stand-In For Pros Playing professional football is what many people only dream about, but for Akron senior Chris Kelly, it became reality this past year. At the beginning of the NFL season, when it looked as if America’s Sunday afternoons would be disrupted by the players strike, Chris was contacted by the Cleveland Browns to play on its replacement team. Chris had been drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers. His release from Pittsburgh, however, enabled him to play sooner for the Browns. The non-union replacements faced a lot of resentment throughout the league from the striking players, but it was not as severe in Cleveland first the were chanting a few things, but then they didn’t bother coming around.” explains Kelly, a law enforcement- sociology and business major. Chris played three games as a tight end. A memorable experience in itself, Chris made it even more so by catching a pass for an extra point against the New England Patriots. Ironically, Chris has been signed to play for the Patriots during the 1988-89 season. A letterman on Akron’s football, baseball and basketball teams, Chris left in May after graduation for a two-week summer camp. er Or For Worse, Supporting The Zips! Akron Athletes 108 Sports Cutting Edge Athletics Reap Rewards Of 1A St For the past year, the goal of the University of Akron’s athletic and adn been to upgrade the sports programs from Division 1AA tfpTthe NCAA’s vision. During the -88 school year that was accomplished with the acceptance of Zip football and softball teams, the last teams to make the change. The transition to the 1AA standing will bring with it advantages that the University did not have in the lower division. National exposure is of the greatest benefit to the athletic programs and the school. Big name teams such as Florida State and Auburn will be added to Akron’s schedules in the upcoming years and the possibility of additional coverage on cable television are both results of the national exposure. Financially, NCAA governing the percentage of a school’s budget that can be allocated to athletics will be raised at the University to the higher Division 1 level. The number of scholarships permitted for the football program will also be raised from 65 to 95 in installments over the next few years. The women’s teams were accepted into the North Star Conference this year but the men’s teams have yet to locate a league and played independently this year, which is a major obstacle for the athletic department to overcome. “With the right resources (more scholarships and a reasonable budget), the transition will be easier. It’s been a tough first year, as expected, but we’ve got an excellent chance to do well,” explained Athletic Director Jim Dennison. -Scott Halen ' . pfc; . ' :..... . — I i ■ Volleyball The University of Akron’s withdrawal from the Ohio Valley Conference posed a rigorous challenge for second year Head Coach Deanne Sommer and the youthful Eaay Zip spikers. Faced Avith an Independent usion I schedule that " Included eleven new opponents, the ladies in blue and gold took to the court in early September in the first of 38 contests that yielded a 16-22 record. Not all that impressive - but let’s be fair - the “set¬ up” for the ’88 campaign has without question, been placed where the opposition will find it difficult to return. That quite frankly, is the significance of 1987. Youth grows into experience - experience provides opportunity - opportunity creates success. When the 1988 season concludes in late November, look to the Zips of ’87 to have been the catalyst for what will be accomplished. In retrospect, seniors Amy Benya and Nancy Noeth did an admirable job of leading the Zips into the “fast lane” in 1987. For their leadership and court play the Zip Captains share the MvP award. On the Offensive side of the net, Benya turned in the Best Offense Performance while classmate Noeth received the Best Defensive Award. Junior hitter Teresa Treadway nailed down the Most Improved Award while former high school teammate Carol Claridge was tapped for Best Newcomer to the squad. Nine veteran Zips will put on the blue and gold in 1988 under recently announced Head Coach, Bill Cooperrider. The Lady Zips bid farewell to two- year Head Coach and former Zip standout Deanne Sommer. Gone are four-year letterwinners Benya and Noeth who have logged many hours on the Zip court. Their parting words to their teammates on Senior Day, November 21, 1987, were “most of all be flexible to change.” How true as the Lady Zips of ’88 change coaches and conferences. Good advice as Akron heads for the “North Star”. 109 Cross Country Both the men’s and womens’ cross country teams showed great effort and accomplishment during the 1987 season. Overall, the men’s record was 35-49, while the women’s was 37-17. Despite injuries and other setbacks, the drive to cross the finish line was not altered. The awards for the 1987 men’s cross country team went to Dave Dobos, MVP and John Porter, Most Improved. The honors should be shared however by all that raced for the Zips in ’87 because as usual, a team of very talented determined young men fought together to find the finish line. For the women’s team, the 1987 co-most valuable runners are Dawn Smith and Cheryl Baumgartner. The most improved runner award goes to Mindy Bragg. At the Midland Alliance Conference, Akron captured the title. Those running in the future will have a challenging path. Runners for the teams have set a high precedent for those who want to run for the Zips. Front Row Beth Crowley, Dawn Smith, Kelly Long, Rhonda Lewis, Mindy Bragg, Kathy Ritchie 2nd Row Sally Marquinez (Asst. Coach), A1 Campbell (Head Coach), Angie Isco, Cheryl Baumgartner, Paula Good, Michelle Didich, Linda Funberg (Trainer) Football’s Faust and Basketball’s Bob act in the new advertisement to promote the University’s athletics. Front Row Steve Renner, Dave Dobos, Chris Groubert, Don Takitch, John Martel, Joe Andrea (Trainer) 2nd Row A1 Campbell, Sally Marquinez, Tim Mallo, Pat Wehrlin, Mike Smith, Matt Kolesar, Fernando Rodriguez Cutting Edge Thank You For Your Support The scene opens with the now-familar shot of two farmers sitting on a quaint porch. But although the folksy pair bear a resemblance to Frank Bartles and Ed Jaymes of wine cooler fame, this time it’s someone else thanking the viewers for their support. University football coach Gerry Faust and basketball coach Bob Huggins are the good-natured stars of the new television commercial. The spot made it’s debut on the season football opener against Western Michigan University on WBNX-TV 55. Part of an extensive marketing campaign to promote Akron athletics and increase ticket sales, the commercial was produced in-house by the University and aired throughout the Zips’ football and basketball seasons. Athletic Director Jim Dennison first approached the two coaches about doing the commercial, and got an enthusiastic response from both. But before the cameras could roll, Dennison says, important details had to be worked out. “First we needed the perfect porch, which we found, after much searching, in Mogadore,” he says. “Then, since it was raining the morning of the shot, we had to set up a large tent to keep the equipment and crew dry. The curious neighborhood and local traffic were great about cooperating during the taping, although a jet passing overhead did ruin one of the best takes. Adds Dennison, “Even though they’d never done anything like this before, the two coaches were real troopers. Gerry learned his lines within minutes, and Bob played the straight role perfectly.” An Akron receiver runs downfield to score in the chilling November Quarterback Andy Kubik calls the Offensive Coordinator in the press box for the next play. Magazine 111 Zippy: Our Kangaroo For All Seasons Listening intently, Zippy spends time with a young fan in JAR arena. Clowning around with Youngstown State’s penguin mascot. Zippy greets his fans. Number one and alright. Zippy joins McDonald’s Mac Tonight character for a pose at the Rubber Bowl. Flocked by officials, Zippy awaits the decision on who is the number one Zip fan. Sports Drug testing issue hits home Crack Down To Begin Within the past two years, drug abuse by student-athletes has gained much attention because of the death of University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias. In cooperation with Akron City Hospital, the University has developed a comprehensive drug education and testing program for the more than 400 student-athletes. “We’ve worked hard to develop a program that combines both voluntary and reasonable suspicion testing provisions with an educational program,” explained Athletic Director Jim Dennison. The program will cost approximately $3000 to run. Dennison said the the University’s student athletes will be asked to volunteer for confidential, random testing for such substances as steroids, alcohol and marijuana. However, if reasonable suspicion of drug use exists, testing of any student athlete may be done. He added, “Our principle motivation for drug testing, aside from a concern for the general health of student-athletes, is that drug abusers are not physically fit for the rigors of intercollegiate sports and, therefore, pose a risk of serious injury to themsleves and others in the course of practice and competition. Moreover, drug abuse undermines the integrity of the University’s sports programs.” Men’s And Women’s Track Show Even Consistency The Men’s and Women’s ’88 Track seasons proved to be ironical carbon copies as both teams posted identical 8-8 records under Head Coach A1 Campbell. The men’s Most Valuable Player Award was shared this year by high hurdler PJ Wright and 400m sprinter Dave Grassie. Discus thrower Ron Karam was named the squad’s Most Improved Player, while the Freshman Award was given to Pat Wehrlin who doubles as a 1600m runner as well as a 400m intermediate hurdler. The women’s Most Valuable Player award was also shared by two recipients. Receiving this year’s honors were 1500m and 3000m runner Kelly Long and hurdler Andrea Beaas. Beaas runs hurdles as well as the 400m intermediate hurdles. This year’s Most Improved team member was Cheryl Baumgartner, a 5000m runner. Finally, the women’s Freshman Award was presented to Kelli Shingary who throws discus and shot put. Both teams are optimistic to next year’s season, hoping to improve on this year’s record. Keeping in pace with the competition, this Akron hurdler egdes out the Oberlin College participant. A women’s track sprinter does a few warm ups before the meet begins. Zips Men’s And Women’s Tennis Improving It was a year of firsts for thevarsity Women’s Tennis team First time coach Dave Bard and assistant coach Rocco Cona saw the team win 19 of their 26 matches. After 24 matches, compiling 17 wins, including their first win ever over a school in the MAC conference, their season came to a close by co mpeting against teams in their new Northstar Conference. They came home with two strong wins over Depaul and the University of Illinois. Senior Laura Ferretti broke two school records this season. She has the most doubles wins in a single season, 16, and the record for singles in a career, 54. Carrie Carncross won 21 single matches in one season, thus allowing her to clinch the MVP award. The season had its standouts, but as captain April Rapp said, “It was the whole team together with the new coaches that made the season such a success.” The Men’s Tennis team played its way to its first ever 30 win season, under head coach Dave Bard and assistant coach Rocco Cona. Greg Prevette, voted MVP, attributed the good season to the depth the team had and effort that went into every game. On their trek to 28 consecutive victories they met some formidable opponents. They overcame the number one team in the Northstar Conference, Northern Illinois University, and old OVC rival Eastern Kentucky. They were victorious over the two toughest teams in the Eastern Collegiate Conference, Bucknell and Townsen State. The men’s season and outlook for the next season are summed up by sophomore Bernard Frost who says that “the year’s results proved to many that Akron’s tennis program is becoming formidable, and we are looking to national ranking within the near future.” An Akron Tennis team player prepares to return the opposing team’s serve. Bending to reach the ball, this team member gets the ball before losing match point. Zips 7e t U Achieving the thrill of victory and the challenging competition Enjoying Intramurals Overweight, out of shape, or low in self-esteem? Not the characteristics of the typical athlete, especially on the college level. But with the presence of Intramural Sports on our campus, even the most non-physically fit can participate in athletic events and feel the excitement of competition. The Intramural Sports program is designed to offer a variety of competitive sports opportunities at various levels of skill. The Intramural Sports program offers activities ranging from those with intercollegiate counterparts, such as softball and basketball, to those that may be a little less common, like Innertube Waterpolo and Blind Bogey Golf. Yet that’s the whole idea behind the Intramural Sports program: fun derived from walking the thin line between reality and insanity. Before being surrounded by defense, this intramural participant hands the ball off to her teammate. Athletes Honored For Their Success And Talent Four former Zip standouts were selected to the All-Time Ohio Valley Conference Player squads. Those athletes representing Akron were Joe Jackubick, Marcel Boyce, Mike Birkbeck, and Mike Clark. The Zips join a rather impressive list of OVC athletes including Phil Sims, Jim Youngblood, Wally Chambers, and Jack Perconti. Joe Jacubick played Zip basketball from 1981-84 and is the OVC’s All-Time leading scorer averaging 23.9 points per game. Jacubick established 25 school records at Akron and was named the 83-84 OVC Player of the Year. Another basketball player, Marcel Boyce was also recognized. Only playing two seasons at Akron, Boyce was instrumental in helping the Zips win their first ever OVC championship and berth into the NCAA tournament. He was named OVC Player of the Year in 1986, and was recently drafted by the Phoenix Suns in the six round of the NBA draft. Mike Birkbeck played baseball for the Zips from 1980-83. Birkbeck was Akron’s first baseball All- American and was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers where he played during the 1987 and 1988 seasons. Finally, Mike Clark played football from 1984- 86. He is Akron’s only three-time first team All- OVC plyer and was given AP First Team All- American honors. Mike Clark, tailback for the Zips, was a three time first team All-OVC player. An Olympic Tradition Calgary 1988 Seoul Beginning on February 29 amd running 16 days, the 15th Winter Olympics were held in Calgary, Canada. As in every Olympic games held since the times of the greeks, heros emerged. Unorthodox heroes like Eddie Edwards, Britain’s lone ski jumper who’s goal “was to survive” were crowd pleasers. The showdown bet between Canad’s Brian Olyser and US’s Brian Boitano in the men’s figure-skating competition, and East Germany’s Katrina Witt upset US skater Debbie Thomas in the women’s drive attracted crowds. Unlikely slalom champion Alberto Tomba and Swiss Priniro Zwilbrigger who won 5 medals races past all other competition. Yet, American hopefuls didn’t fair well. Finishing with only six medals, compared to the Soviets, the American athletes faced a lot of criticism and questions. As Debi Thomas fell from 1st to 3rd place in a final event. And skater Dan Jansen slipped and fell down on his way to a world record, while the hockey team finished 7th. Yet, speed skater Bonnie Blair and Brian Boitano lifted American spirits. As Jamican bobsleder Freddie Powell said, “ So many memories, so many friends”, shows the Olympic spirit was on display again. Marcel Boyce was named OVC Player of the Year in 1986. The Cutting Edge 115 Red Hot Despite disappointing injuries , Lady Zips’ softball make a strong showing in ’88 The 1988 Zips were faced with an obstacle course far greater than any race ever run by a Zip team. First was the departure of Most Valuable pitcher Michele Cyr in December. Then came the loss of outfielder Shelly Harper who could not bounce back from an untimely car accident—the roster now tallied 15. Next came a blow to the face of co-captain Jody Blose, her second broken nose in two years, one week prior to the Zips “Victory Tour.” Blose returned to the lineup on opening day. Infielder Gina Pellitiere was forced into a month’s vacation from softball with a severe case of bronchitis—and now there were 14. Thirty games into the season injuries to third basemen Kim Kepnes and infielder Beth Billion in the same game dropped the Zip roster to a mere dozen. A diamond shift, a determined attitude, and of course, the Lady Zip tradition must must go on. So the “Dirty Dozen” took to the road, bruises, broken bones, and all to register 47 victories. The Lady Zips were red hot in ’88 as the diamond nine rewrote the Akron record book cover-to- cover. No less than 38 Zip records fell as the 1988 squad set 14 single game records, 20 team records and four Career marks. The Zip’s trip .to the West was a learning experience and a confidence builder as the Akron team walked off the field with a 3-4 performance against some of the best collegiate teams. The spring swing to Florida was a good indication of the the shape of things-to-come. Akron boarded the plane home sporting a 9-3 record—the third best Division I record of the five week Rebel Spring games program. Akron’s record in tournament play was indeed impressive. The Zips took second place honors at the Buckeye Invitational at Ohio State, placing three Zips on the tourney team— Akron pitcher Teresa Parker winds up for her pitch. Parker tossed eight standouts holding Zip oposition to a meager .167 batting average. 116 Zips OPPONENT SCORE Drexel 3-2 W Michigan State 2-0 W Eastern Illinois 2-4 L Depaul 3-1 W Iowa 3-2 W Southwest Missouri 0-2 L Drake 3-1 W Massachusetts 5-3 W Rutgers 3-0 w Rider 9-2 w Bowling Green 1-3 L Bowling Green 0-5 L Kent State 0-3 L Western Michigan 0-1 L Western Michigan 5-1 W California (PA) 4-0 w California (PA) 5-3 w Wright State 12-2 w Wright State 11-0 w Dayton 14-0 w Dayton 3-0 w Robert Morris 26-1 w Robert Morris 18-4 w Youngstown State 8-0 w Youngstown State 4-0 w Ashland 8-3 w Ashland 6-2 w Ohio University 2-0 w Ohio University 2-0 w Ohio Northern 3-2 w Ohio Northern 7-0 w Toledo 1-7 L Toledo 1-0 w Kent State 1-9 L Kent State 0-1 L Kent State 4-7 L Co-captain Jody Blose makes a close tag out at the bsae. Dennis McDaniels Coach Joey Arietta looks to the field as she scrutinizes the opposing taem. Softball 117 Red Hot, continued pitcher, Teresa Parker, outfielder, Tracy Firth, and catcher, Kathleen Jordan. The 1988 award winners were dominated by the Lady Zips junior class. The MVP award was shared by outfielder Tracy Firth, and catcher Kathleen Jordan. Junior, Teresa Parker and sophomore, Amy Madrin combined for 33 of the Zips 47 victories to share share the Most Valuable Pitcher Award for the ’88 campaign. Parker posted a 0.93 ERA and a 16-07 record on the year. Likewise Madrin recorded a 17-7 win mark with a 1.56 ERA, nailing 107 strikeouts. Junior, Kim Fausnight repeats as the Co-Offensice Player of the Year, sharing the title with freshman, Shawn Betz. Fausnight led the squad with runs scored (51) and triples (7). She also knocked in 34 Lady Zips while cranking eight game¬ winning hits for a .340 average. Betz grabs the Batting Title with an awesome .364 average in addition to the Offesnive Award and the Freshman Player of the Year Award. Betz led the Zips with RBI’s (47) and homeruns ( 8 ). The 1988 Defensive Player of the Year went to the diminutive Lady Zip second basemen, Janet Hefferman. Hefferman handled the ball 264 times committing only 5 mistakes for a .981 fielding percentage. The Most Improved Player of the Year was awarded to infielder turned-outfielder, junior, Karen Marshall. When you asses the Lady Zip “Victory Tour” you have got to give credit to the heart-and-soul of a young team, maligned by injuries, mother nature, and a grueling Division I schedule. The results, as usual, victory after victory—47 of them in 66 attempts. In retrospect you cannot forget and neither will the Lady Zip’s opponents that believe-it-or-not the 1989 roster reads like the ’88 list—yes, the 1988 Lady Zips are all back in uniform for the ’89 season—and they are “for real.” An Akron outfielder attempts to make contact with the ball despite the glaring sun. The team had an overall fielding oercentage of .956. 118 mm As the Eagles runner rounds third base, all attention shifts to home plate to see if the runner was tagged out. Softball 119 Disappointing Year Formula for success is dampened by a tough schedule and youthful team For the first time in eight seasons, the baseball team did not play in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). Therefore the team had to focus on an at-large bid for any hope of an NCAA playoffs. To make matters worse Akron was challenged to their toughest season ever as they faced teams like Jacksonville, Ohio State and Kent State. Akron’s baseball team took to the field for the beginning of their 1988 season on April 4 for a double-header against Toledo. The team fared with a 28-31 season record under veteran Head Coach David Fross and Assistant Coach Jeff Luca. Perhaps one of the teams problems this year was the lack of experienced players. Only 13 lettermen returned to this year’s squad while 24 new faces joined the 37 member team. The team also suffered a loss of team speed. Three of the top four base stealers were lost from last year’s team. Three team captains led the Zip’s through their 1988 season. Senior Dave Cappuzzello (11) who plays third base, shortstop, and pitcher; Steve Sada (5) is another senior who plays the outfield positions. Doubling as a second baseman and left-fielder is the third team captain, junior Sean Carmichael (15). Not only was Carmichael the team captain, but he was also given the MVP award by the Touchdown Club, and he was awarded the Freshman Jim Bruni slides head first into second base during the Point Park contest. 120 Sports Freshman Steve Hall (10) winds up to deliver his pitch against a Point Park batter. Baseball 121 Dennis McDaniels Duane Kinney Baseball . . . Coach’s Award. Carmichael, a wooster native, had the highest batting average of the team at a blistering .416. Senior Tim Dobbs (9) pitched his way to be awarded the Team’s MVP trophy, while sophomore Bill Hagey, doubling at second base and shortstop, received honors for the Best Defensive player. Although the team has had a disappointing season much optimism is on tap for next year as the team is likely to be much more experienced. Members of the Zip baseball team gather at the plate for some pre-game strategy. Pitcher Steve Hall finished the season with a 4-4 record and was fourth on the team in strikeouts with :i:l 122 Sports Duane Kinney B atter Sean Carmichael uses all his might to swing at the ball. Carmichael finished the season with the team’s highest batting average. Zips BaiebaX UA , OPP UA OPP 5 Ohio State 21 4 ST. BONAVENTURE 3 2 Ohio State 5 22 STEUBENVILLE 0 5 Illinois Tech 6 11 ASHLAND 1 8 Chicago State 3 8 ASHLAND 1 14 Maryland 9 8 CLEVELAND 3 Chicago State 7 STATE 11 14 Northeastern Illinois 8 0 WEST VIRGINIA 9 2 North Florida 10 3 WEST VIRGINIA 2 4 Denison 10 2 KENT STATE 4 9 Jacksonville 5 13 at Morehead State 9 9 Muskingum 4 2 at Morehead State 3 2 Jacksonville 9 6 at Morehead State 22 11 Southern Illinois 10 19 at Morehead State 8 5 Jacksonville 15 6 CLEVELAND 9 Muskingum 5 STATE 5 1 Jacksonville 9 7 JOHN CARROLL 1 15 Cleveland State 3 6 at Canisius 7 12 Cleveland State 5 6 at Canisius 7 0 at Toledo 2 14 at West Virginia 11 5 at Toledo 9 8 at St. Bonaventure 12 3 at Kent State 10 7 at St. Bonaventure 10 4 at Xavier 3 5 SLIPPERY ROCK 4 1 at Miami 9 0 CINCINNATI 3 5 at Miami 8 5 CANISIUS 2 6 at Cincinnati 7 13 POINT PARK 14 13 YOUNGSTOWN 7 XAVIER 2 STATE 0 0 XAVIER 4 5 YOUNGSTOWN 1 YOUNGSTOWN STATE 1 STATE 2 10 PITTSBURGH 7 3 YOUNGSTOWN 6 ST. STATE 6 BONAVENTURE 5 1 WRIGHT STATE 4 4 WRIGHT STATE 3 28-31 Spring Trip - Jacksonville, FL (Neutral Site) Front Row Jeff Hart, A1 McConihe, Jeff Luca (assistant), Dave Fross (head coach), Rich St. John (trainer), Dave Shanley, Ed Hetmanski 2nd Row Mike Selway, Ed Gentile, Steve Hall, Rich Keagy, Dave Cappezello, Steve Sada, Sean Carmichael, Mark Shafer, Rick Snyder, George Furner 3rd Row Ron Rust, Buddy Tucker, George Phillips, Joe Derrick, Mike Hinton, Dan Blubaugh, Joe Underation, Tony Crew, Kevin Robinson, Tony Firmstone, 4th Row Tom Yuras, John Beckwith, Brian Becker, Tim Dobos, Vince Glinsky, Bill Hagey, Jim Bruni, Doug Green, Jason Butler, Mike DiRoberto, Matt Coughlin, John Opron Baseball 123 G reek-Divider . Me itibers of Alpha (»amhia: - Delta So ' paTticipa.le ' -m ' .the-. ' . Mud Tuggv.ept during .tiie. ' year’g:; - Greek Week i - Sorority oi ' embers.get.a eotcj’ ' .senBat ' ioij.-pf.jce Water-during ' ,AIpha Pfr i. ' s-. Greek- Week evpnf. ' ' ' ;bfc)ther.hQpcI gatfterij) v . si uficiitH.a ■ : are •; many students who have the ' tarries of.their lives- as, V - : me m bets, irf Such an.Y f ; . organization A (fteek organiiation provides-sniity, ; friendships and ieacj ' efship . :. Tor -efich member. : . •;•.;. • . But the r njdiyi dual isn’t- • - ■ the. one that benefits - spowsef: a. ' iKiTnbef iff events ie f yeahthfi Seyittone : fTY- : forkbnay.Ab . - eorntimijnity- . ... - Organizations;; ' ; -Y •Shme- of this:” k ; ' n " ■ v t years events haVe- 0 Y O £jBM individual and Alpha Phi’s-v ' . ; •- f- ' -v- - ■ J:.. v. - l Jru hi fn n " V Heart’s Pumpin’’, the A ' lpha :G;arii. . ' •.:- : . ; ' Lip J am; ..and - Delta, igtnii.. Theta s Salvation Arrriy Drive. Many- organizatibps. . benefit like the Amefiemi. -; .Gance.rSoei y,;-American ' Lung- Association,. abcl, the;•’. . •Ronahi McDonald House ft is assured that the-Greek system ' -isvnot.smiy. h). ■. benefit the ipdjvid-uah but ' adsbTbe-ebm ••• . Greek Divider 125. There is certainly something special among the Greek community. Between each fraternity and sorority and within each one also. That something grows from themes of friendship and unity. Each sorority and fraternity stress sister and All Greek organizations are built to serve the community through philanthropy. Greek fraternities and sororities ROW ONE: Frank King (Resident Advisor), David Legarth, Rick Seivert, Joseph D’Anniballe (President), C. Allen Nichols, Robert MacKay, Bill Burket. ROW TWO: Jim Ellsworth, David Daley, Joel Gavin, Scott Williams, Samir Yebaile, Robert Van Horn (Asst. Chapter, Advisor), Jeff Zeitz, Steve Trifelos, Dennis Limberg, Greg Fratz, Ned Owen, Scott Holt 126 ROW ONE: Kim Clunk (President), Kim Grove, Marilyn Betzler, Gilda Macchiarole, Laura Easterday, Marie Baker, Suzanne Biako, Marcy Felger ROW TWO: Marla Gerrick, Cindy Ziernicki, Shannon Drenan, Kim Gallagher, Lisa Bradshaw, Rachel Clarke, Heidi Thurman, Jeannie Belmont ROW THREE: Maria Stasin, Tracy Roland, Laura Easterday, Cherie Novicky, Lela Dilber, Leslie Stearns, Pam Dutt, Kim Schaufele, Denise Gasper, Linda Brulinski, Shelley Nemec, Cathy Lupori ROW ONE Andy Ritchie, Terry Palange, Tom Wesley, Ron Shelling, Lee Schie ROW TWO Terry Brewer, Dan Mazeall, Dave Frase, Russ Lammermeier, Andy McKinstry, Jeff Elliott, Jeremy Gaston,Shawn Gardner, Jed Fedder, Lonnie Teitel ROW THREE Jim France, Jerry Elliott, Mike Adolph, Ted Jeanneret, Greg Biggs, Chuck Shorie, Greg Brunton ROW FOUR Warren Stillwell, Chandler Mazeall, Brad Priooli, Troy Rainsberg The audience at the Greek God Contest gets a final look at the contestants before judging. Chi Omega Sorority held it’s third annual Greek God Contest in September to raise money for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Akron. This year’s donation of $1,200 was three times that of last year. Chairman Pam Dutt and Co-Chairmen Kim Schaufele organized the event with nearly 100% participation of the chapter’s members. Each god was assigned two lucky coaches from the sorority who helped prepare them for their photos and to help organize a talent act to be performed at the Townhouse Night Club. Judging was done by donations, percent of chapter in attendance, and participant’s answers to questions. Dave Supelak, of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, won first place, and second place went to Tony Signorino from FIJI Fraternity. Finishing second in the annual Greek God contest, Tony Signorino of FIJI shows off his musical talent. ROW ONE: Angela Squaer, Sharon Duckworth, Tracey Small (President), Misty Parker, Lovette Mollison. ROW TWO: Tonya Brooks, Graduate Assistant Advisor Paula Poe, Graduate Advisor Kelly Kimbrough (not pictured Kymberly Alford, Jill Gorley, Sharman Jones) ROW ONE: Dean Dierdorf, Tom Biggs, Leo Kisman, Ted Welman ROW TWO: Tony Almasy, Kevin Neeman, Mike Needham, Doug Brubaker (President) Dave Luckenbach, Mike Palmer ROW THREE: John Gilbow, Tim Pickard (Vice President), Don Ellis, Dave Fisher, Scott Ball, Chris Regon, Don Mills, Harry Worjekowski (Secretary) 128 ROW ONE: Kevin Kasner, Jon Offredo ROW TWO: Naofomi Chonan, Ken Morilak, Larry Shelter, Ray Pace (president), Ray Powell, Tony Teolis, Dean Martin ROW THREE Vince Rocco, Marko Dujanovic, Dave Saxon, Dave Porter, Dave Dinsmore, Sean Boyd, Brett Waress, Pat Moss Jr., Matt Swartzbaugh, Rich Vojtush, Steve Rakich,Mel Ross, Kevin Brosien, Jim DiSabato, Dave Doubler ROW FOUR: Paul Nissel, John Prunty, Dan Hoy, Richard Daniels, Dan Ialente, Mike Dinsmore,Barry Nicholson At Plymouth Rock, the tradi tions of a Thanksgiving dinner began. On the University of Akron campus, Delta Gamma Sorority and Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity have established their own Thanksgiving tradition as well. Each year, the two organizations invite more than twenty children from Big Brothers and Big Sisters Center of Akron, to share in a holiday meal. Big Brothers and Big Sisters is a program that matches children aged 7- 15 from single parent families to volunteers who spend time with the children. This year’s event was held in the Phi Sigma Kappa house where the children played video games with the college students. After dinner, the children went rollerskating at the Akron Rollercade. Tired but happy, the children returned home, having experienced a different Thanksgiving tradition. “I learned a lot about the world the kids live in and they learned about college life,” said senior Delta Gamma member Argery Giarasis. After dinner Phi Sigma Kappa member Ed Castner wrestles with kids on Thanksgiving. Later the Thankgiving Dinner is served by Delta Gammas Kim Miller and Amy Bixler. What goes on The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life is located on the second floor of Gardner Student Center, behind Summit Lounge. This office serves all the Greek social organizations on campus which involves the Interfraternity Council groups, the Panhellenic Council groups and the groups of Black Greek Council. The office serves a managerial purpose in the coordination of grades and rosters and also used as a communication center where all the fraternities, sororities, and exectuive board members have their mailboxes. The major role of this office is the coordination of Fall Rush activities every summer. J. Lois Jones, the director of Fraternity and Sorority Life advises the members of IFC and PANHEL organizations while also working with Black Greek Council, whose adviser is part of another office. Programming activities for the Greek organizations is done through the Office of Student Development. Greek life secretary, Edna Gainer, takes care of one of her many tasks for the Akron Greek system and she always wears a smile. 130 ROW ONE: Laura Wall, Gretchen Pickering. ROW TWO: Allison Bagley, Nancy Green, Stacey Brubaker, Melita Marcial. Pan-Hel i m % Bli Group Photos: Dave Shoenfelt IFC ROW ONE: Rob Vanni (Treasurer), Jim Ekelberry (Secretary), Tim Linskey (Vice-president). ROW TWO: Dave Beule (President), Dave Tipton (Chief Justice), Tim St.Clair (Rush). Stephan Kremer (Treasurer), Kristina Spahr (Correspondence), Stacy Madden (Publicity), John Adams (coordinator). Dennis McDaniels G.P.B 131 ROW ONE: John Brock, John Cavanaugh(President) ROW TWO:Craig Zinader, Chris Meyer, Craig Springford, John Rocco, Rob Wiseman, Mike Tibbs, Dave Fritz ROW THREE: John Hebert, John Shumar, Chip Franks, Ed Mack, Dave Huff, Paul Gluck, Chris Spees, Tom Griffin ROW ONE: Larry Martin, Aaron ROW TWO: Phil Martin, Kevin Johnson Williams, Darryl Beverly 132 ROW ONE: Mama Drum, Lori McCrobie, Kelly Hamilton, Cindy Hansel, Stacey Madden, Katrina Kinzel, Jennifer Nusple ROW TWO: Paula Parker, Carrie Cicconetti, Lizanne Weis, Michelle Cuzino, Diane Sudia, Missy Wenk, Karen Bernard, Amy Cochran ROW THREE: Pam Dodig, Lisa Musitano, Kristy Hurr ROW FOUR: Judy Crookston, Karrie Geith, Osha Gupta,Linda Hughes, Mary Ellen McKavoy,Allison Bagley, Jennifer Bostic, Diana Kimes, Angel Guistino, Laura Rhodes, Autumn Rockich, Lonetta Frank, Kim Tucker,Jackie Huff, Amy Anspach Brothers Bill Bigg and Mike Neumann show that there is light at the end of the tunnel at the 8th annual French Sewer Party. Most fraternity houses on the campus are far from being neat and clean. Housecleaning duties are put on the bottom of the priority list. Rarely do the houses ever degenerate to the point of ressembling a sewer. However, every year Theta Chi Fraternity decorates their house as underground networks for their “French Sewer Party.” Complete with grafitti, trash, rats and other sewer decor (minus the odor), the brothers provide a unique atmosphere for partying. This year’s 8th annual event, held in November, was the highlight of the semester. Theta Chi chapters from five states attended the party, as well as several University of Akron fraternities and sororities. The French Sewer Party is held annually by Theta Chi, in November. Brothers Tim St. Clair, Micke Mickley, and John Gravino enjoy night. . Dennis McDaniels Performing in their Fall 1987 Rush skit are Delta Gamma’s Linda Rodgers, Sara Tellalian, Lorraine Belair, and Mandy Findlay. Chi Omega President Kim Clunk and Lori Shaw introduce a rushee to sorority life. Dennis McDaniels Dennis McDaniels The Alpha Phi’s sing “farewell” to the Fall 1987 rushees in sorority rush. 134 Rushees listen to Tracy Popio as she welcomes them to the Kappa Kappa Gamma “KTV” Rush party. Sorority Rush The most hurried, confusing, and fun times in a sorority’s members life are the rush weeks. During this bi-annual mad-cap ritual both prospective and active members organize and carefully carry out a variety of events. Rush week involves groups of girls being escorted from house to house. Their escorts, the Rho Chi, is an unbiased group of active members representing each house. This committee’s members are not allowed to disclose their membership to their groups. This policy prevents one house from recruiting members before they have a chance to visit each organization. The prospective pledges are treated to a variety of events, including a theme and creative party. These give the members a chance to mingle with the new people in a casual social setting. The week culminates with a formal party. Once the tours and festivities are over, the girls make their decisions on which sorority to pledge. “It’s exciting, yet I was happy when it was over,” observed Katrina Kinzel who went on to say, “It’s worth doing once just to see what it’s like.” Lambda Chi Alpha held the 20th Annual Mud-Tug during the 1988 Greek Week. This traditional dirty event was held on Friday, April 22 at 5pm, the day being sunny and hot. Approximately 200 Greeks and supporters were on hand to see Alpha Delta Pi sorority win the women’s division in an upset over defending champions Kappa Kappa Gamma. Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity won the men’s division. Greek week itself concluded in a fitting manner when Saturday’s greek feast ended at the Tau Kappa Epsilon house and members from different fraternities deposited the Phi Kappa Tau Volkswagen in the Lambda Chi Alpha mud pit. Defending champions Kappa Kappa Gamma warm up before their mud match. In the finals they lost to Alpha Delta Pi. Photos: Dennis McD Theta Chi member, John Gravino gets down and dirty by the mud pit. John eventually ended up in the pit. niels N» ' - ROW ONE: Bill Vehlinger, Tony Fiocca, Mike Cardina, Bob Lesko, Scott Lorcher, Mark Kline(Commander), Bill Bown, Sean Seager, Doug Lutz. ROW TWO: Tom Wainwright, Tim Raymond, SNU, Mike Dangel, Carl Kennel, Dan Willits, Matt Redd, Chris Odadzin, Terry Haas, Tim Zwick, Jerry Lupo, Ron Cotman. ROW THREE: Jeff Maund, Tim Furst, Steve Kuska, Jim Collins, Phil Masturzo, Ray Stutz, Scott Horvath, Mark Dempsey, Paul Glatte, Ed Spirko. ROW ONE: Lavenna Smith, Jeanine ROW TWO: Angelique Strong, Natalie Avery, Lisa Rudolph, Angela Flowers. Avery, Annette Pryor, Jennifer Jenkins, Sheila Coates. ROW ONE: Robbin Sharran, Rayna Patterson, Libby littler, Lauri LeVrangi, Lisa Shaheen, Deme Koutrodimos, Olga Kalogeras, Tracy Liotla, Tricia Friberg, Marsha Taylor, Dione Bailey. ROW TWO: Jan Steines, Alisen Beuhl, Tracy Pugh, Kris Koszeghi, Addy Dixon, Photo9: Dave Shoenfelt Lana Lessem, Paulina Hogan, Sophia Xides, Brenda Schirack, Jodi Cook, Leslie Hensley. ROW THREE: Ann Marie Larricia, Kathleen Maximovich, Andrea Stevens, Lisa Quattrocchi, Karen Hicks. 137 Stephanie Payne leads the rest of the Alpha Gam’s in their winning rendition of “My Guy” by the Supremes. ATA’s Annual After winning the Best Philanthropy award last year, Alpha Gamma Delta sorority decided to make their Lip Jam contest an annual event. This year’s edition, held at the Townhouse nightclub on November 25, 1987, raised more than $1000 which was donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. Every fraternity and sorority, as well as other groups, had an act that competed for first place. This year’s winner was Sigma Nu with their imitation of the Supremes. Chi Omega sorority finished second to the tune of Janet Jacksons’ “Nasty Boys.” T-shirts, buttons, and raffle tickets for a trip to Atlantic City were sold to raise money for the foundation. “Everyone looks forward to seeing the acts. They get better each year,” said Leslie Hershey and Mary Beth Aldrich. May Linn added, “It gives the Greeks a chance to compete and have fun.” It is a lip-sync contest based on the TV show “Puttin’ on the Hits,” in which the participants imitate hit groups. Photos. Dennis McDaniels Alpha Delta Pi “Fridgets” sing “The Green Acres Theme.” Under the pillow cases are ADPi’s Laura Rhodes, Angel Guistino, Lisa Musitano, Karen Bernard and Jennifer Bostic. Connie Schaffer smiles during he annual Lip Jam contest in the fownhouse Hieht Club. 139 ROW 1: Tina Spahr, Lynn Matzules, Kelly Oster, Linda Rogers. ROW 2: Nawzat Kakish, Lorraine Bellair, Argery Giavasis, Caroline Gephardt, Su Smith, Lisa Timoch, Amy Kibler, Stephanie Smith, Kelly Rogers, Shannon Broadbeck, Amanda Finley. 140 ROW 1: K.Bolin, F.Riggle, D.Libbey, K.Wallick. ROW 2: R.Mizer, K.Komar, S.Anderson, B.Bickle. ROW 3: S.Cline, W.Rexer, J.Croucher, S. McFarland. ROW 4: L.Roden, M.Merron, P.Hogan, G.Burrelli. ROW 5: F.Hanzle, J.Stiles, J. Kahoe. 1: Laura Derikito, Nancy Green, Katy Koehlein, Jenny Leib, Robin Miller, Rae Ritz, Lisa Peltz, Susan Hanna. ROW 2: Kim LaClair, Debbie Underwood, Shelly Brown, Denise Thomasson, Lisa Wheeler, Charlotte Klespies, Group photos: Dave Shoenfelt Allessia Maio, Cyndi Haus, Laura Aukerman. ROW 3: Janice Hartz, Stephanie Garver, Jennifer Bolanz, Debbie Rose, Michelle Ryan, Laura Hartung, Joanna Economou, Tracy Popio, Jennifer King, Kim Willey. m ■■■ jf ' • j? ,, 4 B ■S am mm m Hi m iJ - £yapi I - M ' W v - ROW l:Jack Moran, Tim Heinzeroth, Damon Morrison, David Gassner, Buzz Spehar. ROW 2:Jay Smith, Pat Walsh, Phil Anderson, Jerry Reese, Tim St.Clair, Eric Economos, Zoltan Tackacs, Bill Kotsatos, Group photos: Dave Shoenfelt ROW 1: Tracy Reese, Phelecia Watt, Angela Slay. ROW 2: Aliyyah Thornton, E’tawn Rodgers, Andrea Ford. ROW .3: Stephanie Moore, Terri Taylor. ROW 4: PV-» rllic Thrachpr Frpft .li h Mike Senff, Bill Cunningham. ROW 3: Paul McGrath, Randy Caputo, Bill Horton, Scott Neil, Mike Neumann, John Gravino, Scott Kibby, Richard Lockney, Bill Bigge, Don Schwartz, Dan Doyle, Mike Mickley. Kevin King, Roosevelt Barnes, Abraham Wescott, Mark Barnes. Angelique Strong of brisk weather to show cares as she collects salvation axmy. DST scholarships to David Tabor Crichlow in April at one of their Jabberwock Week programs. Secretary), Don Tyler (Vice- President) 142 Crystal Taylor keynote speaker, Vernon Odom, as University of Akron President William V. Muse looks on. Photos: Dennis McDaniels Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha and Kappa Alpha Psi await the unveiling of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. bust while enjoying dessert and conversation at the luncheon. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. bust birthday. Dr. King was a member of Alpha was done by local artist sculptor Sue Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Eberwine and was unveiled on King’s " A change is gonna come” Friday, January 29 marked a phenomenal day in the history of the University of Akron’s Black Greek Council. On this day, the Black Greek Council sponsored its second annual Martin Luther King Luncheon held at the University Club. The theme of this annual luncheon was “A Change is Gonna Come.” The luncheon featured the unveiling of a bust of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The BGC commissioned the bust from artist, Sue Eberwine. A dedication ceremony, held at the Black Cultural Center, followed the luncheon. The BBC donated the bust to the Black Cultural Center and presented the gift to Dr. Sebetha Jenkins-Legette. The highlight of the afternoon was the unveiling of the bust. A ceremonial lighting of 59 candles by the greeks for Dr. King’s birthday, to the tune of Stevie Wonder’s, “Happy Sixth Birthday To you,” written by Wonder when he was pursuing the fight to make Dr. King’s birthday a national holiday. ROW ONE: Shaano Dulaney, Doug Elliot, Ben Surblis ROW TWO: Jeff Graves, John Weaver, Marc Engdahl, John Hollenbaugh, Chris Smith ROW THREE: Ron Arnbruster, Mark Cincurak, Eric Smith, Dant’e Sabbatucci ROW FOUR: Max Davidson, Joe Underation, John Vasuta, Bob Brietenstien, Jim Zimmerman ROW ONE: Todd Hunter, Austin Brown, ROW TWO: Michael Battle (President), Troy Burgins Darryl McLinn, Dorian McGrady 144 ROW ONE: Nancy Watts, Laura Wall, Carina Samelson, Lori Hartman, Stacy Brubaker, Barb Stori,Patty Damschroder ROW TWO: Rhonda Flowers, Teri Deaton, Sue Schiff, Jennifer Van Horn, Dawn Demske, Connie Whitt, Maureen Shea, Laura Wrd, Chris Neininger, Dawn Jones, Angela Wiles ROW THREE: Suzanne Squire, Shari Ginn, Sandy Safran, Ann Ivance, Christy Stopka, Kim Ashworth, Paula Kirlough, Kris Shaffer, Cindi Garger, Carol Witt, Tami Kahler ROW FOUR: Laura Hilgert, Andrea Maag, Cara Flint, Denise Witkiewicz, Brenda Hibbard, Denise Booth, Sue Woods, Chris Byers, Susan Bair, Julia Duvall “Jumpin’ to Keep Hearts Pumpin’” was the theme of the 1988 American Heart Association benefit program held by Alpha Phi sorority February 16-19. Beginning on Tuesday, the sisters kicked off the week’s events with the Jump-A-Thon. The women of Alpha Phi skipped rope each day of the week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the lobby of the student center. The event was featured on TV 23’s Newsday. Also on Tuesday night, the candidates for the “Heart Throb” contest were announced in the Townhouse. Each fraternity and sorority chose one representative to compete for the king and queen. A raffle for a trip to Florida was held that night also. “A lot of people were impressed with the activities. It was exciting to hear the response”, said freshman Alpha Phi Angela Wiles. Heart-shaped lollipops were also sold, keeping with the Valentine spirit. Over $2,800 was raised to help the American Heart Association help keep hearts pumpin’. Andrea Maag mannned the jump rope for an half hour during the Jumpin’ to Keep Hearts Pumpin’ philanthropy in the Gardner Student Center, print. Photos: De nnis McDaniels Marie Hacker and Angie Wiles spending their spare time taking donations at the jump-a thon. The Alpha Phi’s raised money for the American UAort A cpAeiaf inn TEKES Craig Leslie and Clayton Morris perform their 1st place rendition of “Dry Bones.” H C 3 Songfest Anything Goes! ---__„jGreek Sy stem holds Songfest, a musical competition. This year’s theme was “Anything Goes” which allowed Greek houses to choose anything for performance. The competition included sorority and fraternity oups and combined group acts. ear’s winners in the sorority individual tion were the women of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, who wore formal dresses and performed the songs “Celebration”, and “Life is a Celebration.” The winners of fraternity individual were the men of Tau Kappa Epsilon with their rendition of “Dry Bones” which included a graveyard scene and skeleton costumes. Finally, the winners in the combined division were the women of Alpha Delta Pi with the men of Lambda Chi Alpha and Sigma Tau Gamma who performed " Through the Yoaro” in their tribute to the stages of life. The competition was held February 28 in E.J. Thomas Hall. The chairpersons were Sarah Tellalian and Butch Timoch and the judges were provided by the music department. The money raised by charging admission helps pay for the costs and the profits went back into the Greek Programming Board fund. 146 By Christine Myers Steve Anderson and Kevin “Weasel” Komar, Miss Piggy and Kermit, make the Rainbow Connection” as Sigma Pi takes third place in Songfeast ’88. Hats off to Kelly Wassiol and the ladies of Delta Gamma Sorority for their songfeast performance. Photos Dennis McDaniels Elvie Owens, Kim Brown, vice-president; Deborah Marbury, president; Kim Felicia Williams, Tanya Ford, treasurer Cornwall, secretary. 148 ROW ONE: Bob Miller, Byran Shaw, Collin Cook, Jeff Morehead ROW TWO: Dennis Pumneo, Todd Lane, Nick Adams, Paul Flemming ROW THREE: Mark Keller, Dave Bond, Steve Herman, Chad Wells, Joe Reitmeier, Mike Marchette, Dave Neal, Chuck Teeter, Jim Godka, Dan Karien, Todd Williams Group Photos. Dave Shoenfelt ROW ONE: Bill Moore, Mike Longo, Jay Chrien, Kevin Brock, Bruce Casterline, Mike Snyder. ROW TWO: Kurt Drehler, Mark Mitchell, Craig Leslie, Scott Wilson, Matt Fenn, Joe Petro. ROW THREE: Brian Collier, Brian Coffman, Dave Beule, John Logar, Jim Buckley, Phil Townsend, Brian Kraft,Robert Och, Stephan Kremer,Dave Supelak, Buth Timoch. ROW FOUR: Rich Hammond,Joe Hamm, Karl Haserstab,Dennis Suppelak, Keith Goble, Eric Knipple, Jeff Galay. ROW FIVE:Pat Dunbrak, Van Muse, Gary Herman, George Rasch, Clayton Morris, John Adams, John Welsh, Mark Dively, Carl Wilson, Pete Timoch, Jim Lawrence. •’• " ft : The Peer Counseling Program on September 25, 1987, sponsored it’s second semi-annual Volleyball Tournament of Stars in the gymnasium of the JAR Arena. The tournament encouraged the participation of a number of minority student organizations including most of the black greek letter organizations. The intent of this social event was to encourage the minority freshmen students to become involved at the University and to also give them an opportunity to familiarize themselves with a number of supportive services available to them here at the University by way of student organizations. The fall champions of the tournament were Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., and coming in as a strong first runner-up was Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. The Champions of the fall semester, Alpha Phi Alpha successfully defended their title in the spring. Kappa Alpha Psi volleyball player Kevin King spikes the ball with authority, as tha Kappas ended in second place in the tournament, for the second year in a row. It’s Great To Be Greek 150 n Akrc GSC way for the various to become involved on hile Greek Week itself is as made to include both residents, free showing of for children from area This year’s Greek Week is campus fraternities and soror campus and in the Akron are a tradition, this year an effor non-Greek students and ,The plans for this includ “ batterjes not included’ children’s home and the Ideal Big Brothers?Big Sisters Chapter, as well as a Casino Night, Greek Week has always benefited a local charity, but this year the goal was to avoid collecting money and actually do activities with the University and the city. Many of the popular events sponsored by the individual ' ike Lambda Chi Alphas Mud Tug Stuff. This this also brought in Pictionary and the Chi Omega ek Week is a mixture of the new and old The purpose of Greek Week, according to chairperson Amie Huss, isttf promote “friendly competition between the houses and posively promote the Greek system.” This was dnnp this vpar hv holding many pypnts on T.pp iuses are still arounc Phi Kappa Taul e new events likdl Jackson Field where non-greeks could she the action. Trophies were awarded to the overall winners, who accumulated the most points in the weeks events. The winners were Kappa Kappa Gamma and Fiji. Greek Feast is the final event of the week and it is a time when all the houses can get together and celebrate the fun they’ve and the friendship they share. By Christine Myers Trying desperately to hold on to the greased pole, Scott Arbuthnot races to the top for a victory for the Phi Psis. Big-time wrestlers, Katy Koehlein and opponent show their skills in the ring. Kappa Kappa Gamma was the only sorority in this second annual event. Stacy Cline does what “Simon says” during Greek Week. Dennis McDaniels Nothing attracts more whistles and glances from men than a great pair of legs. That was part of the success of the Phi Kappa Psi annual “Best Legs Contest.” All proceeds raised from this event were donated to Akron Children’s Hospital Burn Unit. The contest involved all fraternities and sororities on campus---each nominating one pair of legs to represent them in the voting. The voting took place in the Chuckery, Nov. 9-13, the winner being the one that raised the most money. The final showing took place Fri. night at the V.F.W. Hall on Exchange Street. In the men’s division Tau Kappa Epsilon won. Alpha Phi took the top prize in the women’s category. More than $3000 was raised in the 1987 event. “It brought all the Greeks together-—that’s what made it work,” said Phi Kappa Psi member Steve Shanley. “Nothing Beats A Great Pair Of Legs” in the Phi Kappa Psi Best Legs Contest. Photos: Dennis McDaniels Could these possibly be the best legs on campus? ROW ONE: Dave Hamrick ROW TWO: John Dirrig, Tim Lynksey ROW THREE: Scott Baker, Chris Paskey, Doug Courtney, Bill DeNova, Scott Arbuthnot. ROW FOUR: Steve Shanley, Gary Shum, Dean Pol, Craig Clark, Dan Colling, Chapter Advisor Dan Schwitzgable, Chris Courtney, Bill Cvammen, Tony Kelly, Dave Tipton, Scott Staskey, Gary Schuler, Dan Issac. ROW ONE: Lachelle Carter, Crystal Montgomery ROW TWO: J. Lois Jones(advisor), Angela Gonzalez ROW ONE: David Kaiser, Andrew Weber, Rick Dorony, Don Olenik, Tony Signorio, Pat Lau, John Davide. ROW TWO: Greg Dyer, Bob Drummond, Richard Pipes, Ken Linscott, Daniel Mossob, Mike Revlock, Thomas Liggett, Mark Clute, Joe Troccio, Tim Wolf, Scott Reese, Scott Butler, Terence Rhodes, John Delcoma. ROW THREE: Steve Brady, Mark Detit, Mark Zarlino, Kyle Sullivan, Robert Vanni, Pete Sotiropoulos, John DiMascio, John O’Neil. 153 Are You Ready! Memorial Hall Gymnasium was the place, April 30 was the date and the 1988 Greek Show was the event. The Black Greek Council held its annual Greek Show with over 1500 guests and greeks from the University of Akron and many other college campuses in Ohio and other states. The Greek Show is Black Greek Council’s biggest event of the year. The competition is judged on appearance, originiality, stepping, and singing. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. impressed the crowd and judges as well to win in the sorority catagory. This was the Delta’s first Greek Show win ever at the University. For the fraternities, Phi Beta Sigma reigned as the winners. Omega Psi Phi’s only member, Fred Johnson, performed with five of his fraternity brothers from the University of Toledo and gave an exibition show and were ggd in the competition. [£de point average were given to Theta Sorority Inc. and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. The awards for community service and philanthropies were presenteSfTo Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, and Alnha Karma Alnhfl Sorority Inc By Kymberly Alford Omega Psi Phi’s Fred Johnson announces his brothers from the University of Toledo, who did an exhibition stepshow. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc performs first at the Greekshow with a cane step. AKA won the community service award later that evening. Phi Beta Sigma’s performance won them the Greekshow for the second time in three years. UniU TMLLL I OUI1I UI LI1VL 1 The residence hall system is truly unique network within the university. It serves an important role in the life of students, especially freshman, with constant support and guidance for the often unsure and frightened new student. Yet for other the buildings, but many educational programs are also presented. The residence hall staff, RAs, ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ residents ' it’s $ vital social. .icVminumty%.liv.u . huilding;f 1 anked by ' friends ' and -good times,. However,-tjho .residence f halls are ' more. than a good . time. .Th diaflfi: systoiri:is• . : designed to provide: aU this, as well as some-.very v important; programs. It’s ' ; . true- rnany- ofthese; ;.yy activities are designed to . ' - ; ' Re “icebreakers? and: build community, within and RHPB ; work hard ' to : ; ' presehtlecturea ■Date;My . .ScferdsiSj.and job :V_ ' ' j S ' :■■■. ' interviewing. if ' In addition, the f residence halls - offer many HcW ' enteftaing;- ' ■ i activities,.,namely . “First-Dap ce ' f; v ' . ; ; ' V ' •. .... •. • ••_ “Bulger How-tv . ' tinder” .to break the •. . monotony of . ' long houirs spent studying, The residence; hal 1$ - ' truly V . proyjde awicj-e range of • support system that ereate ' a ' “hdnid ' away.;from.home;’; ' - Residence.- Hall .Divider 157 “Going once, going twice, SOLD!” says MC Scott Sumser at the Gallucci hall Auction. The residents of Gallucci celebrate the announcements that they live in the Hall of the Year. 158 Acade mics Mike Parks Hard work, enthusiasm pays off Gallucci achieves top award The goal of every residence hall throughout the year is to build a community. Its hard to define “community,” but it is easily seen if it exists. It is in the people. The hall becomes more than a place to sleep and study—it becomes a neighborhood. Somewhere along the line the residents become a family and the hall becomes a home. This goal was achieved in Gallucci Hall, helping it to win Hall of the Year honors for 1987-88. The hall government and Resident Assistant staff created this community atmosphere by offering a variety of programs encouraging involvement in the residence hall activities and in the University. These programs included free pizza parties, hay rides, and several sports tournaments. Lectures on alcohol awareness and rape prevention were held to educate the residents on some important issues. The hall government endeavored to develop pride both inside and outside the hall. By developing policies and programs regarding vandalism prevention, the hall’s appearance and pride " The well deserved hall of the year award reflected Gallucci’s enthusiasm. Our reside nts believe this is the best hall on campus.” Scott Sumser junior were maintained. During the basketball season, the Bleacher Creatures came to life. Complete with banners, pom-poms, and face-paints, they cheered on the Zips and won every spirit contest during the season. Gallucci also supported the activities of the entire residence hall system. The residents held receptions during Parents Day and Little Sibs Weekend. Six teams represented the Hall during the Winter Olympics and they helped during the RHC Blood Drive. The Hall won Program of the Month awards for two events: Shots For Tots and the Chief Justice Thomas Moyer visit and lecture. The residents also did their part to help the community. Through the Shots for Tots basketball program which took place during halftime at the Kenyon Game, the hall raised over $700 for Akron Children’s Hospital. They collected 70 pounds of canned food to donate to the Department of Human Services at Thanksgiving. Over $180 was raised to benefit the American Cancer Society during the hall’s auction in April. Students move into Gallucci Hall during Freshman Orientation. Gallucci Hall president Mark Hilsenroth accepts the award for Hall of the year during the Residence hall Recognition Dinner. Hall of the Year 159 Bulger Down Unders . Provide Hot Comedy Throughout the fall 1987 semester, three comedians - - - David Naster, Dave Rudolf, and Marc Weiner - - - brought comedy to the 500 residence hall students who attended the Down Unders. Sophomores Bob Jackson and Mike Harris said “The Down Unders brought to the residence halls the atmosphere of a New York nightclub without the expense.” National Campus Comedian of the Year nominee, David Naster, was the first to appear Sept. 23. Performing for more than two hours, Naster did imitations and jokes about college life. “College audiences are a lot of fun because that they come to be entertained,” said Naster. Self-taught musician Dave Rudolf, with his guitar, gave the audience at the second Down Under, Oct. 14, a mix of music and comedy. Performing material from his six comedy-records, Rudolf played everything from a fast-paced, silly song about his childhood, “Go Play in Traffic,” to a slow, serious song about his newborn son, “When I See the World Through His Eyes.” Marc Weiner and his puppets, the Weinerettes, performed at the final Down Under, Nov. 17. Rocco and Tony, two of the Weinerettes, gave the audience a mini-concert, as well as a show of their dancing talents. Weiner has appeared on “Showtime,” “Saturday Night Live,” “Evening at the Improv,” and “Sesame Street.” Rocco the Weinerette shows how he can do a one-handed push¬ up with the aid of puppeteer Marc Weiner. Coffee House Entertainer of the Year nominee Dave Rudolf filled the Bulger Down Under with a mix of comedy and music. 160 Residence Halls Bulger Down Unders Get Your Motors Revvin’ . . . Freshman O. ’87 This year’s annual Freshmen Orientation was revvin’ with excitement. From Aug. 27-30, 1300 freshmen participated in a weekend full of activities that acquainted them with the University’s campus life. After moving in on Thursday, the freshmen met their roommates and were introduced to the campus by the orientation assistants. That night, games that allowed the freshmen to get to know each other were held in Robertson Dining Hall. A dance featuring radio station WROC’s Freddie the Frog, ended the day’s events. On Saturday, an “Almost Anything Goes” competition was held on a muddy Lee Jackson Field. The competition consisted of five events including “I Need a Drink,” “Bat Spin,” and “Obstacle Course.” In the evening, a comedy show was presented featuring ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger and comedian Rick Aviles. “Freshmen Orientation was a huge success because of the help and preparation from the Residence Hall organizations, the freshmen themselves,” said Bobbi Borac, organizer. -Carey Perkins Dwayne Levy finds himself in a This incoming freshmen moves fix when his “Bigwheel” breaks in his belongings into his new home, the heat of the Obstacle Gallucci Hall. Competition. Residence Halls Freshmen 0. 161 Dennis McDaniels - Roommates Share More Than A Room Who made chicken soup for you last month when you were sick? Who let you borrow their new pink sweater for an important date? Who loaned you $5 - - - no one else but your trusty roommate! Most of us appreciate our roommates. These people put up with our snoring and sleepwalking. They see us at our best and at our worst. But some people do not like their roommates. They complain about roommates who talk in their sleep or who’s side of the room is always a mess. This kind of roommate hardly spends any time “in,’’unless you are “out.” Students living in residence halls at the University are given a chance to request a roommate (usually a buddy from high school) or to go " Its like being with a sister, learning to get along with them.” -Kim Withrow, freshman with the luck of the draw. Each case is different, but most upperclassmen will advise you to go with the roommate which is assigned to you randomly by the University. Most find that friendships that worked at home become strained after a short-time together in a small dorm room. If a resident has a severe personality conflict with their roommate, room switches are usually permitted after the first three weeks of the semster. Most find their roommates bearable and are able to endure 16 weeks together. By the second semester, friendships have been formed on the floor and some rearranging and shuffling of room assignments will help the year pass smoothly. Melanie Wypasek (left) and her roommate Barb McElroy don’t have any exams as they share solving this 1000-piece puzzle. Instead of eating at Robertson Dining Hall, two residence hall students share a meal from McDonald’s. 162 Residence Halls Photos Janies A. Piedad Freshman Jeff Wright makes his move as Roommates Tom Reitter, Ed Hood, and his roommate freshman Rob Blanch Alan Martin share the 1987 Tel-Buch in contemplates his. Bulger Hall. Roommates 163 Siblings Spend A Weekend In Residence Halls. Little brothers and sisters often feel lonely and left behind when their older brothers and sisters take off for college each semester. One way to introduce the family to college life is Little Sibs Weekend. This year, the 15th annual weekend brought more than 100 people to the campus March 4-6. Directed at children aged 3-17, the weekend kicked off on Friday night. Following registration and “moving-in,” little sibs 12 and under were the special guests at Zippy’s Birthday Party held in Bulger Hall. Games like musical chairs and “Pin the Tail on Zippy” brought out the child in everyone. Later that evening, both big and little sibs demonstrated their fancy " The weekend was a chance to give my parents a break.” -Jim Michaels, senior footwork at a dance held in Robertson Dining Hall. On Saturday, the visitors were treated to an Open Game Room in the student center and to a showing of the motion picture “Benji the Hunted.” Individual dorms also held special activities like ice cream socials and cartoon-showing. The weekend was wrapped-up Saturday night by a magic show featuring Kevin Spencer. Performing disappearing acts and rabbit tricks, Spencer made college life for the youngsters quite memorable. “All my little brother wanted to do is play video games. Never again,” said Chris Luoni. As cake falls from his fork, Blindfolded, Craig Ries does David Kovacevic gets a taste of his best to hit the mark while college life with big sister Olga playing “Pin the Tail on Zippy.” Brkic. 164 Residence Halls Talking to RHPB President Dawn Edwards, this little sibling registers for the weekend with his sister. Laurie Whitman, Andy Barnes, Dawn and Karla Cassell share a smile, and some ice cream at Little Sibs Weekend. Little Sibs Weekend 165 Photos: Dennis McDaniels Stockings full of goodies were given to the children from the Santa and his elves. Members of the Residence Hall Programming Board dance to the music provided by the technical crew. 166 Residence Halls Sharing the holidays with homeless children, Dorms Spread Christmas Joy ’Twas the week before finals and all through the school, not a creature was studying, not even a few, and down in Robertson there was a such a clatter - - - a Residence Hall Programming Board Christmas Party,-that’s what was the matter! Following the tradition that was established in 1986, the Residence Hall Programming Board invited 14-16 year-old children from the Summit County Children’s Home to share in the holiday spirit. The dance was also a thank-you to the different resident hall students who helped out over the fall semester. " It was a successful event to end the fall semester with.” -Sue Stefonsky, junior Held in Robertson, Dec. 4, the dance attracted nearly 150 people. Santa, Mrs. Claus, and several of the elves were there dancing and mixing with the crowd. Later on, Santa distributed stockings full of candy and gifts to each child. The music was mostly top-40 dance hits. A raffle awarding prizes of Christmas ornaments, gift certificates, and stockings full of candy was held. “It is a neat thing that the Residence Halls get to do something like this for the kids. Its really unfortunate that they have no one for the holidays,” said freshman Maryann Brice. Smiles were seen on on everyone’s face as these children 3 show by their expression. Santa listens as Schylar Meadows tells him what she wants for Christmas. RHPB Christmas Party 167 Senior resident assistant Tim Maxwell patrols the 11th floor hallway to deter any fire setting. Paper fires, which had been set on the 12th floor of Bulger, caused damage to the carpet. 168 Residence Halls A Bulger Residence Hall, built in 1967, houses 475 residents, has been the scene of arson and vandalism. Tempers flare as alarms ring through the night Residents Angered By Fires A mid-December night . . . the thermometer alternates between positive and negative readings, while a local weatherman broadcasts his forecast for a possible five to seven inches of the white stuff by morning. In the middle of a previously deserted University courtyard stand more than 100 impatient male students insufficiently gowned in anything from pajamas and a robe to a pair of boxer shorts. They all seem to be staring at something-a building, the Bulger Residence Hall. One student nudges the person standing next to him, “Psst, eh’ bud . . . see any flames?” “Nope, not even a puff of smoke!” A few minutes later a group of fireman exit the Bulger Hall and explain to the unruly crowd that its okay, it was just another false alarm. ' The fires were a real hassle for everyone.” - Tim Maxwell, senior This was the first scene several times during the fall and spring semesters. The residents of Bulger Hall were sent out into the frigid weather nearly 20 times as a result of false alarms. “You’ll never know when the next alarm would go off. Once there were three false alarms in the same night. One of which occurred at three in the morning,” said Ron Garczowski, a third floor resident. The University attempted to crack down on the problem with routine inspections and lecturing. Bulger resident assistants and advisors explained to students that setting off false alarms was not to be considered a practical joke and was a serious crime. Still, the occurance of false alarms continued and for awhile, despite all the warnings from University officials, became a trademark of Bulger Hall. Only after several months did the tampering come to an end. et T 1st FLOOR SMOKE 2nd FLOOR SMOKE 3rd FLOOR SMOKE 4th FLOOR j SMOKE I I 5th FLOOR SMOKE 6th FLOOR SMOKE 7th FLOOR SMOKE m FL OOR SMOF £ 9th FLOOR 1 SMOKE ■ I 10th FLOOR SMOKE nth floor SMOKE 12 th FLOOR SMOKE 13th f „OOfi SMC E 14th FLOOR 1 SMOKE I tfith FLOOR SMOKE 16th FLOOR SMOKE TROUBLE BASEMENT POLL STATION ltd FLOOR PULL STATION 2ml FLOOR PULL STATION 3rd FLOOR 1 PULL III STATION 4th FLOOR mu STATjON 5th FLOOR PULL STATION 6th FLOOR PULL STATION TO) FLOOR PULL STATJON Stft FLOOR PULL I 1 STATION 8th FLOOR ROLL ] STATION | f tOth FLOOR ! PULL | STATION 11 FLOOR PULL STATION 1i FLOOR PULL STATION PULL III STATION 14 FLOOR 1 PULL I STATION IS FLOOR PULL | STATION 16 FLOOR PULL STATION PENTHOUSE PULL STATION .mm The new fire alarm board in the main desk of Bulger indicates which alarms have been set off. Bulger Hall Fires 169 ftEUj Jeff Stack moves the ball leading his team onto victory. Trying to get his broom on the ball, this player wrestles with Pam Morley. Controlling the ball, this residence hall student races downfield towards the goal. 1 -III 4 - - 170 Residence Halls Five Teams Sweep Up Broom Ball Classic The clashing of wood, straw and bodies could be heard over muddy Lee Jackson Field during the 1987 Residence Hall’s Broom Ball Classic. Five teams gathered on Nov. 14 to make their bid for the championship and a $30 first prize. Broom ball is a sporting event much like field hockey except players use brooms instead of using hockey sticks. The objective of the game is to hit a soccer ball into the other team’s goal as many times as possible. The teams are co-ed - - - three women and three men. The game consists of two-halves, lasting 10-minutes each with a three minute break. The da y’s events pit the five teams against each other in a single " I played for the fame and money. Plus I was drafted.” ■ Peggy Young, Senior elimination tournament. The five teams participating were Stacks, Fanelis, Residece Hall Council, Michaels, and Franks. After beating RHC and Michaels, Franks entered the semi-finals to meet Fanelis. Fanelis eliminated Stacks and eventually captured the championship and $30 first place prize. “Broom Ball Classic was a great break from the books and semester to get some exercise in the 50 degree weather,” said junior Marc Valentin. “It was hard to organize because no one has played in two years, but I think everyone had a graet time,” said organizer Barb McClellan. Because of Broom Ball’s success, it was adopted as an event for the 1988 Residence Hall Winter Olympics, held in February. -Ren Rivera The race is on as these members of Stack’s team get to the ball before the opposing Fanelis’ team. Fanelis’ team went on to win the championship. Broom Ball Classic 171 A group of residence hall students are involved in a nationwide battle against multiple sclerosis. The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is trying to heighten awareness and raise money on college campuses by developing Students Against Multiple Sclerosis, SAMS. Nationwide, SAMS involves thousands of students from more than 200 campuses. Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, disabling disease that effects an estimated 250,000 people between the ages of 20-40. In 1986, Beth Ann Stover took an interest in the organization and developed a chapter at the University. This year, co-chairpersons Pete Russel and Chris Luoni organized SAMS week held on Feb. 22-28. Money was also raised year-round through other activities. Fitting in with most college students’ budgets was a Hair-Cut a-thon held on Feb. 22 in Ritchie Hall Lounge. More than 100 " SAMS is a great way for students to get involved with an important program.” -Debby Haswell, sophomore students paid $2 for a professional cut. Money was also raised through the sale of $20 sweatshirts. The shirts were also a free ticket to a showing of “Gone With the Wind” in the students Center theatre. The annual Rock-a-Like contest was held Feb. 26, and brought the week to a close. Rock-a-Like is a lip- synch contest in which students mimick their favorite artists. The audience votes with money, the winner raising the most. Bob Maidson, portraying Eddie Money was chosen from other acts that included Billy Idol and Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam. Madison became eligible to compete in a regional contest against winners from other schools to appear on MTV in the summer. SAMS raised a total of $1,706. At the end of the 1988 school year, the school raising the most money will be featured on MTV. Students raise money , awareness to SAMS Fight Multiple combat disease Sclerosis Portraying Billy Idol, this Stylists give senior Gerry Simox residence hall student lip syncs to and freshmen Ed Mullay a cut “Mony Mony” during the Rock-A- during the Haircut-a-thon. Like contest. 172 Residence Halls Photos: Dennis McDaniels JOIN ' I W ■ ■ W WJStC Till VISION I SUPPORT OF SAMS m,TD ' Uuit Pli Andrea Matthews, Nisha Bajaj, Missy McManu and Mason Bayless do their rendition of “Head to Toe” at the Rock-A-Like contest. Sweatshirt sales and displays constituted a large portion of the money raised for SAMS. SAMS 173 Michael Parks Master of Ceremonies Spanky Ridel announces a question for the Hall Fest Hollywood Squares. This winter Olympic team battles the cold and another team in the outdoor tug-of-war competition. Ten teams took part in this Hall Fest event. 174 Residence Halls 0H0 ' ft Zippy and Gallucci Hall Five West, winners of the Hall Fest Spirit contest, celebrate Akron’s Feb. 6 victory over Youngstown State. Shouting over the howling winds, Ron McDonald yells out directions to the 10 Winter Olympics teams in 10 degree temperatures. The 1988 Hall Fest Was Just What The Doctor Ordered Symptons: February, dropping temperatures, increasing snowfall, gray days, depression, listlessness, irritability, and overall blahs. Possible Side Effects: skipping class, strangling your roommate, and not doing your homework. Diagnosis: Residence Hall cabin fever Cure: Hall Fest 1988. Just as the winter doldrums were about to strike, “Hall Fest” 1988 came along on Feb. 1-14 to ease tensions and to boost spirits. Co-sponsored by some of the residence hall organizations, “Hall Fest” offered the residents a variety of fun activities under the theme “Born and Raised on Rock and Roll” “Hall Fest” opened with a Jaws Party in the newly opened Ocasek Natatorium. A free, poolside showing of the movie “Jaws” had students screaming as aspiring Jaws attacked one another in the pool. Spirits were kept high " I had my heart set on Calgary but I settled for Jackson Field.” -Chris Zabel, junior later in the week when residents were challenged to show which dorm floor had the most spirit at the Youngstown State basketball game. The Gallucci Five West Power Station, under the direction of Captain Penicillin, won the Spirit Contest as the Zips deep freezed the Penquins 90-59. The contestants were residents chosen to represent their respective halls. Brian Langermier from Torrey dormitory was the winner of $100 to split with his floor. In keeping with the theme of “Born and Raised on Rock and Roll” a dance to benefit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was held on Feb. 12 in Robertson Dining Hall. More than 300 residents danced to the music of top-40 rock band Champion. During the band’s breaks, the residents were treated to amusing lip-sync tributes to the music of the past four decades. T-shirts were also sold to raise money. A total of $700 was raised by the dance. Ha ll Fest ’88 175 The University of Akron, like any college in America, is rich in it’s own history. It isn’t very often that many students learn about the history of their school either. This year is very special-not only for the University, but also for the Tel-Buch. The 1987-88 edition marks its 75th volume in publication-that’s history right there. There isn’t a better way to discover history than through pictures; often .... wo ' r-ds. juKf.(%an’t dijUdre. ' th( ' past 74; voiVtm • v " .; :y; A: •.-i;T-A . moment The 1.988; Tele best photos add ’ 1 • ' ' vBiuph-stdffthat;, theyV . TehBuch--ts ' a direct; - ' : facfgffor opr |ohrhey• . ..representatitRi:. ' t htoi h tiwi .:yTU ' y. ' .y : ; • . history ' V h;a,t tier ' ;w.a vj-V-iJK • tq-:exaipij3a j 0 ur..Upiverrsity’« more years; future • •. v V ' •• history. thajiThrbtigh- the Akron students • !! - ; ■‘ ' ' ' of past volumes The use; our .volume ' of staff has gone Through the ' the r ToUjB;deh as 5 ■? ■ ' - - , resourceful to ‘ .. _ ' . ' learn about life in the 2(Hh V , ' y . • -century y • Celebrating A Tradition On . . . The Tel-Buch marks its 75th anniversary in 1988 he 1987-88 school year marks the 75th volume of the University’s yearbook, the Tel-Buch, first published in 1880. Simple mathematics will prove that it should actually be more than 75 years; however, several volumes were not printed due to World War I and World War II. Times have certainly changed since 1880, within the community, university, and even with the Tel- Buch. The main purpose has always been the same; to remain an accurate, historical record of life at the University of Akron and as a memorable keepsake. Besides it’s common purpose, the Tel-Buch hasn’t always remained the same. The Tel-Buch has been known, throughout the years, as The Argo and The Buchtel before receiving its present names in the 1910’s. Today’s yearbook got its name after our founding father, John R. Buchtel, with the two syallables (continued, pg. 179) John Heisman, after which the Heisman Trophy was named, was once Athletic Director during the early years at Buchtel College. This is Heisman’s 1893 football team. 178 History Mini-Mag r of his last name reversed to Tel- Buch. The Tel-Buch, when first published, was short and squatty, much like an autograph album. Photography hadn’t been invented yet or often times too expensive after it had been invented, so the book mainly consisted of copy. The book was formatted much like a diary, disscussing the events of each day and then highlighting the major events such as socials, sports, and graduation. If there were any pictorial representations at all they were drawn. It is evident that potraits of the founder or presidents of the college were sketched professionally, but many “amateur” drawings were also prominent. It also seemed as though cartoons were popular, probably drawn by a staff member or student. Finally photography came into the picture in a big way. The yearbook started featuring more photos, and less copy, although the quality of photogrphy wasn’t as we know it today. Today our photography is of action-a football game, a sorority dance, or a formal dance. Back in the early rears, the Tel-Buch photography consisted of mainly administrators and buildings, such as Buchtel Hall, the library, or gynasium. As time evolved the Tel-Buch became more advanced. Photography became perfected, feature stories became focused, and color became popular during the 1960’s. Throughout the years the Tel-Buch has grown to what it is today, and we’re always improving. A large majority of classes were held here in the Main Building, erected in 1872. This photo was taken in 1894. Did you know . . . -That “The Akron Blue and Gold” was written by Fred Waring in 1939, and premiered on his NBC television program? -that Tel-Buch is a play on the name of our founder, John R. Buchtel. History Mini-Magazine 179 Establishing Buchtel College Telling the story of our forefathers he first step towards founding The University of Akron took place at a state convention at Mount Gilead, Ohio in 1867. The Committee on Education favored the establishment of a seminary for both sexes designed to “secure the highest grade of classical, scientific, and literary culture known to American colleges.” The motion was made to decide where the college would be, and at a meeting in Columbus in 1870 Akron was chosen under the condition that the citizens of Summit County legally secure to the state convention $60,000. A vigorous effort was made to secure the school by John R. Buchtel. He donated $25,000 for the endowment and $6,000 for the main building. Buchtel’s total contribution to the college was over a half a million dollars. Did you know . . . In 1925 the university celebrated “Loud Tie Day” where students dug deep into their family antiques and hierlooms in order to bring to light some antediluvian or octegenarian costume that would attract attention. Students wore wild and outlandish ties, hats, coats, and shoes. John R. Buchtel donated large sums of money in order for the Akron college to be established. The college was named after Buchtel in honor of his efforts. 180 History Mini Mag In July of 1871 the cornerstone for the main building was laid during an impressive ceremony, and construction went under way. The building was quickly completed, and the institution was opened to students on the 11th of September, 1872. On September 22, 1872 the dedicatory exercises and inauguration of the college were performed by Reverend S.H. McCollister, the first President of the University. The college’s cirriculum consisted of three distinct courses-Classical, Philosophical, and Scientific- each requiring four years to complete. In addition the college was open to students of both sexes with no distinction being made in awarding privledges or honors. At the laying of the cornerstone, Mr. Buchtel said, “One end of the college is for men, and the other end, just exactly like it, for women. I believe in educating all without regard to color or sex.” He believed in co-education, and that education is not to create, but to develop what is already in man-education gives power. During that first year of enrollment, a total of 271 students attended, 119 men and 98 women. Alumni receives award The University of Akron’s College of Education today paid tribute to 21 outstanding teaching alumni during Professional Excellence Day. Also honored was Edith Delaney Mitchell ’33, the college’s first black graduate. Among the attendees were 125 alumni new to the field in the last five years. Those 21 honered teachers are from 11 school districts in Summit and Stark Counties. Nominations for the recognition were made by their respective superintendents. All nominees were the reviewed by the Dean’s Advisory Board. Delaney taught elementary education in the Akron’s schools from 1956 to 1978 when she retired. The Akron resident is active in UA’s Black Alumni Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha, the sorority of which Delaney is the Charter member. History Mini-Mag 181 Buchtel Hall Burns Down Fire damage puts University on brink of disaster B uchtel College was amidst financial problems since the depression of 1893 when tragedy struck the campus on December 21, 1899. Buchtell Hall, the campus’ main building, was destroyed by fire. The majority of the building was gutted by the fierce flames, and all that remained after the blaze was the front frame to the building. The fire placed the college into graetre financial debt. The buliding was restored. Things couldn’t get much worse for the university, and in fact, things did get better. “The school on the hill”, as it was affectionately called, continued to grow, gathering strong resources along the the way. Men whose names we only know by the buildings on campus were prominant leaders, many of them college presidents, during this time period. Some of those men responsilbe for shaping the college during it’s early days were Kolbe, Olin, Spanton, Ayer, and Bulger. • iiJKm % : isjaPE: fj World War I had a profound effect on the university. Enrollment declined as all eyes shifted to the comotion in Europe. The war’s effect was seen in many activities at the university for several years to come. In 1924 the Alumni Memorial Stadium was dedicated with a seating capacity of 6000. An Alunmi Memorial Scholarship was established as a permanent memorial to all the Akron men who died in the war. Today’s students can look at the front of Memorial Hall, and see the names of area men lost in battle. The marble wall stands as a memorial, for the past, present, and future students. The campus slowed down to a virtual screeching halt during the war years, of both World War I and World War II. Yet it’s during the time between the wars that the college took on a majority of it’s growth and development, building the charcter of the University of Akron. Did you know . . That Memorial Hall hosted both the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in 1964? The nominees were Johnson and Goldwater. That Buchtel College and the University of Akron have had 12 presidents combined? President Muse is the 12th president. Damage from the fire that destroyed Buchtel Hall was all that remained in December of 1889. 182 History Mini Mag The frame of Buchtel Hall remains after fire gutted the building. Firefighters comb through extensive fire damage in Buchtel Hall. History Mini Mag 183 r Setting The College’s Traditions Looking back on the early years activities roughout the University’s early days, a number of activities were held that managed to be repeated each year. The establishment of these traditions is what charcterizes colleges and universitirs from the others in its class. What’s so surprising is that many of these traditions have survived university hardships, two world wars, and changing times-yet they all still have a place among the activities of today’s campus. Fraternities and sororities can perhaps be said to be the first university tradition. After all, the Greek system has been a campus activity since day one. The original fraternities were Phi Delta Theta and Delta Tau Delta, with 15 and 18 members respectively. The first sorority, Delta Gamma, was established with only 10 members. Did you know . . . That Bierce Library was named after General L.V. Bierce who in 1871 had a large number of books donated as a nucleus towards the establishment of a library. When the library was first founded it was only open two hours per week, one for men and one for women. Tree Day, , known now as May day, featured a parade with a queen and her court. 184 History Mini Mag Yet perhaps the most popular tradition on campus, besides commencement of course, is May Day. This yearly tradition, held every year at the beginning of May, originally began as Tree Day. The celebration was held as far back as 1916 by placing a rock underneath a tree. Yes, the same rock that’s been every color of the spectrum, on a weekly basis, across from Gardner Student Center. The festivities were accompanied by a parade, complete with a queen and her court; students even danced around the May Pole. The “A-Key” was created in 1923 for students who were “deemed worthy, out of the undergraduate body of the university, to wear the honor “A-Key” as a mark of appreciation from school for the service they had rendered it.” The “A-Key” is still awarded to deserving students on a yearly basis at the All-Campus Recognition Dinner. Finally, another important tradition is the university’s nickname. The “Zippers” was selected as the official name for the athletic teams in January of 1926. Now shortened to the “Zips”, our teams are cheered by Akron’s favorite Kangaroo, our mascot Zippy. A majorette from 1942 leads the band down the field. Delta Tau Delta fraternity, was one of the very first fraternities on campus. This photo is of the fraternity house in 1893. History Mini Mag 185 Sports On Campus Ahtletics program grows throughout the years T he athletic department began as a meager attempt to delve into the collegiate sports world. Football and basketball constututed the athletic offerings for athletes and fans alike. The first Akron athletic department director turned out to A 1940 football receiver carries the ball downfield to score. be quite a famous one John Heisman, after which the collegiate Heisman Trophy was named, was the Athletic Director in the college’s earliest earliest days. In addition Heisman was a member of the 1893 coaching staff. The college began to develop it’s athletic department by adding other sports for men and in 1923 added women’s sports to the athletic roster. Sarah Dunkley was the founder of these sports. The first cheerleaders appeared in 1924. Three men were the original cheerleaders. Today’s squad totals 14, seven men and women. In 1940 new “minor sports” were added to the sports calendar. They included swimming, wrestling, 186 continued from page 186 rifle, tennis, and golf teams. There was even a table tennis team and a fencing team, although they had not been approved by the university. The university made its biggest step towards big time sports in 1941 when it opened the Rubber Bowl, costing over a $ 1 2 million to build. The fans broke an attendance record that season, second only to OSU, for a total of 58,938. Akron also holds the record for the first night game. The athletic department expanded, adding teams that are popular today, such as track, cross country, and soccer. Perhaps the biggest step for the athletic department occurred only last year as the university achieved Divsion IA status in the NCAA. This only means bigger and better things for the sports at Akron. £T 50 s PL B DC: Members of the 1972 marching band practice on Jackson field before Saturday’s big game. Hazing, once a popular prank for initiating greeks into the system, is a thing of the past. Hazing was made illegal by Ohio State law several years ago. History Mini Mag 187 •’ ' The President ' anti Naacy ■ ; v Keegan vave to w ll wjsiters; : Fr 0 m rh e. So.uth Porki ca ,-pfhe " ;, : ' Whlie.Ho.aseVKeagari escorted Wi ' ' ••••. ' ■wiTe.bSck ' .tcr the White House.- •after She underwent a mastectomy- : ' .i-.- ' The. .Gold 0n ' •.; : :;- ' Saa •Francis€ ) ceLebrat d- it ' s 50th- . birthday About 250,000. people ' „ jammed on-totbe-bridge fur an anniversarV .walk .ierofts;- tile• r’: ' ' -A nother ' 5iKHO(5(3 packed the ' bridge ’ ' -.approaches but . were denied access - ' -becatise Engineers ' .feared- the spaii 1 :cotildnot s uppp ' rt the ' wefgiit.i yet ;i t; ja;, t jlfie-. -ifn teHtfoxi -of The Cities and Trends Mini-Magazine represents a collection of topics, events, and fads that are popular in our culture. The Magazine is a neat and tidy look at what made news in 1988 at every level-world, national, state and even local. There are many words Francisco earthquake made the papers this year, as well as “tragic disasters” such as the fatal AIDS disease as it continues to take its toll on victims worldwide. x that can-describe 1988 , “Scandalous” such as the k :frah-:Contra Hearing Jim,, and. Taitimy .Baker, and Senator Gary Hart’s, fling, with lovely Don ha Rice shocked the nation “Natural disasters” like the | drought, the. California mudslides, and the San. T ■■ “Triumph” was felt ' nationwide as 18 - - 1 month old Jessrca ' McClure was-. v : ■ ' rescued from. a. ■ ’ ■Midland Tfexas,: ' Well. “Controversy” out surrounded the White House this nAf , y fear - with Supreme y • Cop-rt wotBi e .• Robert Hor.k and . .Attorney Denetal ' Rdwm : .yl Meeese, ‘ _ • . 4 yfeymay ,+v- Soviet Dhionmnymied its; ' . " y ijagentry: as. it’ turned 70 •’ and Reagan liml fj« fbat;hev . mghe.d niicRmr - mi issles.: at t iye -Suni in it-. • ;• • - :;. vA ' h’hm ' ber.voTevents btidur . v. this mi ' ni-ma akihe- tf . be.a. true.feflec.t3dn jof the .yeat : -1088 While you attended the Uriiyerstty of Akron. City .-Trehds Divider 189 N a t i I Tie Main Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North, this year’s biggest newsmaker, was a key figure in the plan to finance anti-governemnt rebels in Nicaragua with money from arms sales to Iran. North was one of 29 officials to publicly testify in the Iran-contra hearings. Over 55 million viewers saw North’s televised testimony in July, instantaneously making him a national hero. “Ollie-mania” swept the county as a collage of t- shirts, bumper stickers, and books flooded the shelves of retail stores across the nation. fTiglt gliU -NFL Strike -Gary Hart Donna Rice -Super Bowl Champs-New York Giants -Floating Garbage Barge -America’s Cup -Papal Visit -American involvement in the Persian Gulf -World Champion Minnesota Twins Blade Monday The Dow Jones industrial stock average dropped 508 points, the largest in history, on Monday, October 19. Some called it a “crash”, others called it a “meltdown” and still others called it “Black Monday.” Whatever it was, it stripped $500 billion from the market value of U.S. securities. Reagan, GodoadtM and Tlte Gumu u£ President Reagan talks with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev during arrival ceremonies on the South Lawn of the White House. The two superpower leaders held a three day summit meeting in December and signed a nuclear arms control agreeemnt. The treaty bans medium-and shortrer-range nuclear missies from Europe and Asia. 190 Cities Trends Mini-Magazines 2 t I The, Hxeat’ of AIDS codbuni Occurences of AIDS are most frequent in America’s large cities, but the disease has spread to the point where no state is AIDS-free, according to a study by a research team headed by a Akron geography professor. The disease has spread across the country in a way surprising to the researchers, jumping from one large city to another, rather than from one point of entry outward to contiguos areas. After a disease enters a city, however, it moves contiguosly to the city’s suburbs and then surrounding rural areas. The data was analyzed by Dr. Ashok K. Dutt and Dr. Charles B. Monroe, of the geography faculty at Akron, with assistance from graduate student Barbara Prince and by Hiran M. Dutta, of the biology department at Kent State University. Prior to 1985, incidents of AIDS were less than one in a million in large parts of the country, including Ohio. By January 1987, every state in the U.S. showed increasing numbers. The highest numbers of incidents have consistently been in the states where the disease apparently entered the country New York and California, plus New Jersey and the District of Columbia, with rates greater than 10 per 100,000 people by 1987. Scaadels rock the PTL Jim and Tammy Bakker rocked the PTL empire this year with scandelous acts for God and all creation to see. The Bakker ' s had pumped up their PTL minisrty to a $129 million-a-year “house of faith’’ equipped with a theme park involving 15 million viewers. Yet things didn’t appear too “heavenly " when Jim tried to cover his sex fling, involving Jessica Hahn, with a bribe. Jim’s repentence and Tammy’s tearful moments did save the PTL, as it filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Seems as though the Bakker’s have more to confess as they are under a federal investigation for tax evasion and mail fraud. National Catalog 191 y S t a t e C i t The end to a football legend . . . and the fall of his successor The Ohio State University football community suffered several losses in 1987. On March 12 coaching legend Woody Hayes died of a heart attack. Hayes, 74, coached the Buckeyes for 28 seasons, producing two National Champions, 58 All- Americans, two Heisman Trophy winners, and six straight Big 10 championships at one point. Hayes accumulated a coaching record of 205-61-10. Upon his death, President Reagan said, “Woody Hayes was a legendary college football coach, he was colorful, sometimes even controversial, but he always cared deeply about his players, his team, and his school.” On Novermer 16, OSU lost another coach but for very different reasons. Earle Bruce, head football coach for the past nine years, was fired bu OSU President Edward Jennings. The firing, which occured before the seasons biggest game against Michigan, was caused by several things. First, the Buckeyes 5-4-1 record was their worst in recent history. Bruce’s attitude and relations with the OSU community were also cited by some. Bruce had the best winning percentage of any Big Ten coach during his nine year tenure as head coach. He won or shared in four Big Ten Championships and his teams made bowl appearances every year. Akron gains Hall of Fame Thursday, September 3, was an important day for the city of Akron. That is the day Akron was selected as the site for the Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron beat out several other cities, including Philadelphia, by impressing the selection committies with an imaginative proposal and the enthusiasm of the city. Edward Oldhan, a driving force behind the Hall Of Fame campaign, described it this way; “The idea of having a hall of fame here really captured the enthusiasm of the town. With the halls of fame in Cleveland and Canton, we may become the hall of fame belt.” The 30,000 square foot hall is scheduled to open April 10, 1990, the 200th anniversary of the issuing of the first patent. 192 Cities Trends Mini-Magazine C a Good Muli fot, dovidwJH AblOH, The past year has been good for the city of Akron. First, Akron was selected-for the home of the Inventor’s Hall of Fame. Also, plans for the construction of a new Convention Center are in the works. Now, Covington Capital Corporation is laying the groundwork for plans that should mean more good news for the city. Covington has purchased a 25 building complex located across from the B.F. Goodrich headquarters in downtown Akron. The buildings utneaiei ipecd 6 m it On June 30, 1987, the Ohio General Assembly voted to raise the speed limit to 65mph on 900 miles of interstate highways in the state. For Summit County residents this meant frequently changing speed zones due to the country’s urban and rural atmospheres. The areas designated for a higher speed limit were agreed upon by the transportation department of the Federal Highway Aministration, and went into effect in mid-July. t formerly belonged to the B.F. Goodrich Corporation. Instead of standing in disuse, the vacant warehouses are being remodeled by Covington into a housing and shopping complex, expected to draw 10,000 to 15,000 people into downtown Akron each weekend. The complex covers a total of 3.5 million square feet, of that 300,000ft contained in two buildings will go to house the city’s “Incubator Project’’, a plan to draw small businesses into Akron. The “Incubator Project’’ will help small businesses get a start by offering low interest rates on loans, Banging Ua Rock -and-R(M idoM of Fame, ter Cti On January 21, 1988 world renowned architect I.M. Pei unveiled his model of the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame. The futuristic structure, described as a “glass tent’’, is to be built across from Tower City on Huron Road in downtown Cleveland. Estimated to cost $25 million, the 95,000 square foot building will include 60,000 square feet of space devoted to performing areas and exhibits. low rent, and shared facilities. These shared facilities include storage and warehouse space, conference rooms, networking facilities, and other support services. The remaining section of the complex, about 12 buildings will be developed into a housing facility, particularly for Akron students. University officials are hoping this will alleviate some of the housing problems students are currently facing, and are looking forward fot the buildings to begin accepting students next fall. Forty-six rock-n-roll legends have been inducted into the hall. During the most recent ceremonies in January of 1988 inductees included the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Supremes, and Bob Dylan. Cleveland was chosen for the site of the Hall of Fame after an impressive drive by the citizens of Cleveland who won over the selection site committee. Also, Cleveland has long been considered the Rock-n- Roll capital of the world with or without the fame. o g t-kghbgtitk -Don Plusquellic voted Mayor of Akron -Firestone Perelli deal -Superman’s 50th birthday and museum in Cleveland -Cinncinati hosts the 1988 All- Star game -Seven Hills resident John Demjanjuk tried for Nazi war crimes City And State Catalog 193 C a Smoking ban approved for campus Just days after the federal ban against cigarette smoking on domestic airline flights of two hours or less took effect, The University of Akron ' s Board of Trustees has approved a controllled smoking policy. The approval came today during the board’s regular monthly meeting. Slated to begin with UA’s fall 1988 semester, the policy prohibits smoking in all University buildings except specially designated areas. Requirements for such a designation —including proper ventilation, a closed area and the permission of one ' s “neighbors”—are strict and will severely limit the areas where smoking is allowed, notes UA president William V. Muse. Muse recommended the policy to the trustees after University Council, the campus governing body, gave its full support in February. Smoking will not be allowed in campus offices unless, upon the request of the employee, The University Environmental and Occupational Safety Office evaluates the area and determines that is meets the strict designation requirements. The new policy does not apply to residence hall rooms. The UA housing administration tries to match roommates with compatible smoking preferences. Wal Vutte, Btd i? “1964”, a band that recreates the Beatles in live performances, played at the University in the fall of 1987 in a show sponsored by University Program Board. In addition to playing Beatles music , the band bears a striking resemblance to the Fab Four in both looks and costumes. The group features Mark Benson as John Lennon, Gary Grimes as Paul McCartney, Greg George as Ringo Starr and Bob Miller as George Harrison. Faculty union a debatable topic The hot topic of debate among faculty in 1987-88 was collective bargaining. Those for collective bargaining would like to be represented by the American Assocation of University Professors (AAUP), led by Fay Dambrot, president-elect of the Akron chapter of the AAUP. Dambrot was quoted as saying, “We feel the individual faculty has no power on this campus. Only through a legal agreement will we have a voice.” Collective bargaining is seen by some as a way to bring faculty and administration together to achieve goals, but others such as the “Faculty for Shared Governance,” do not agree. Dr. Penny Marquette, head of the “Faculty for Shared Governance,” argues that the university will split the campus, creating a management vs. labor atmosphere. She was quoted as saying, “ University contracts are not designed to take into consideration the quality of classroom teaching or the rights of students.” 194 c g t I Presidential hopeful Jackson visits campus Democratic presidential hopeful Jesse Jackson visited the Akron campus on April 23 raising support for the May 7 primary. A crowd of 5,000 gathered to welcome Jackson to the rally held in the JAR arena. Upon his arrival, Jackson was greeted by Thomas Shaw, president of Students for Jackson, and President William Muse. President Muse presented Jackson, a football star at North Rock comes to the Akron campus Unlike other campuses in the area, Akron normally doesn’t play host to performers on the college circuit. This year the campus breathed a sigh of relief as the University brought two performers to the JAR arena for the first time. Stevie Ray Vaughn and George Througood rocked the JAR to both sell-out crowds on campus. Many believe this is a start to yearly performances by popular college performers. Carolina A T with a Akron football jersey bearing number 88. In his speech, Jackson encouraged all Americans to “go forward and keep America strong plus make it better.” He stressed the drug problem and said he would budget money to combat the problem. The crowd gave Jackson a standing ovation as he shouted, “We don’t need Reaganomics, we need Jackson Action.” Jackson’s visit, sponsored by UPB, gave the students and community a taste of the presidential campaign. Activities stemming from Bierce Library shocks campus Reactions ranged from amusement to shock in the spring as Bierce library was exposed as more than just a place for research and study. Vandalism, theft, and sex in the library were reported to be on the increase. Among the more unusual occurances were couples using the study carrels for sexual encounters, a pimp trying to recruit students for employment, and incidents of men crawling on the first » floor in order to look up I women’s skirts or fondle their feet. J Plain clothes officers from the UAPD were sent in to alleviate the problems. lliqltkqhlk -George Thorougood -Hakky-sak craze -Spring JAR commencement -Dana Carvey, the Church lady -New May Day -Painting of the rock Campus Catalog 195 T r fUri of the, f eat -Fatal Attraction -LaBamba -BIG -Dragnet -Dirty Dancing -Three Men and a Baby -The Untouchables CoBeqe, cutdlwto pwei iloutk popularity The young-adult audience for NBC-TV’s “Late Night with David Letterman’’ is 33 percent larger than has been reported by the A.C. Nielsen Company, according to a pioneering study focused on viewing habits of away-from-home college students, a group not represented in the Nielsen ratings. The survey reports that there are 730,000 previously uncounted college students in the 18- 34 age group watching “Late Night with David Letterman.” That figure plus the 18- to 34-year- old viewers counted by Nielsen (2,190,000) yields a total auideience of 2,920,000 in that age group. “Saturday Night Live” and “Friday Night Videos”, also favorites of college students, are included in the study, conducted by Survey Design and Analysis of Ann Arbor, Ml for NBC research. For “Saturday Night Live,” the uncounted college audience, amounting to 402,000 according to the survey, represents a 10 percent increase in the show’s actual audience in the 18- 34 age group. The Nielsen-reported 18-34 adult audience is 3,840,000. Adding the uncounted college audience raises the total to 4,242,000. The increase in audience for “Friday Night Videos” amounts to 8 percent and represents 175,000 previously uncounted college viewers in the 18-34 age group. The Nielsen count for the 18-34 viewers is 2,230,000. this brings the total audience in that age group to 2,405,000. At total of 1,007 telephone interviews were conducted at 53 college and universities on the spring of 1987. Calls about “Late Night with David Letterman” were made within 24 hours of the actaul telecast. The recall period for the two other shows ranged from three to seven days. It is certainly true that the college student population remains to be an important factor in the late night broadcast of tevelevision shows. Bly Fadk -U2 -Pink Floyd -Def Leppard -Bruce Springsteen -Boston -Rat Pack -Motley Crue -David Bowie -YES -Bob Dylan -Grateful Dead -Flavored iced teas -California raisins -Dove Bars -The Noid -The Far Side Two new shows prove success for ABC in 1988 ABC premiered two new shows that immediately caught the public’s fancy, “thirty-something” which first aired in September, chronicles the lives of a young couple and their group of friends as they deal with marriage, relationships, parenting, and career choices in the ' 80’s. The series had wide appeal amomg people of college age and yuppies. Another ABC show, “The Wonder Years” premiered atfer the Super Bowl and won over a large audience. The show, created by the same peole who gave us “Growing Pains”, is set in 1968 and tells the story of a 12-year-old boy growing up in the suburbs. Fred Savage plays Kevin Arnold, and his character also narrates the show, as we watch Kevin go through the horrors of junior high and life in the suburbs. 196 Cities And Trends Magazine - C a NBC iOdhi gold with, LA. LAW " “L.A. LAW”, a show about the lives, loves, and legal experiences of lawyers in a successful Los Angeles law firm, enjoyed growing popularity in its second season on NBC. Among the more popular characters are those played by Jimmy Smits, Corbin Bernsen, Harry Hamlin, and Susan Day. Rolling Stone magazine makes it through its’ second decade Rolling Stone magazine, popular among college students, celebrated its 20th birthday with a commemorative issue on November 5, 1987. The magazine celebrated the anniversary throughout the year with several other issues devoted to the 20 year coverage of rock-n-roll. t I Am dcai fca otite, aA t kupi iU laughing For one-half hour every Monday night, millions of people across the country tune in to NBC to watch the antics of an alien life form named ALF. “ALF” is the creation of Connecticut school teacher Paul Finesco. The wild popularity of the show, about an alien who takes up residence with a typical American family, has led to such ALF products as clothing, dolls, and lunchboxes. The big celebration came in the 912th issue of the magazine, over 300 pages jammed-packed with news spanning the past two decades. Within the issue were features on old artists, the sixties ands seventies, the people in the business and the magazines covers over the last twenty years. Rolling Stone is known for its’ exclusive interviews, album reviews, excellent columns, and photographs that can be found no where else. Courtesy of NBC Studios Trend Catalog 197 r Patting ok -Danny Kaye -Ted Knight -Andy Warhol -Andy Gibb -Lome Greene -Clara Peller -John Huston -Ray Bolger -Harold Washington -William Casey Paging goodbye, The world of Hollywood suffered this past year losing several of its most talented stars. Among those who passed on were 71 year old Jackie Gleason, known for his portrayal of Ralph Kramden on the ever popular TV series “The Honeymooners.’’ Liberace, 67, famous for his lavish lifestyle of rhinestones and glitzy costumes while dazzling concert goers with his shining candelabra. Finally, Fred Astaire, 88, danced his way into the hearts of Americans everywhere with his sweeping style of grace and agility. Top (Jbuttt -The Joshua Tree-112 -A Momentary Lapse of Reason-Pink Floyd -In The Dark- Grateful Dead -Faith-George Michael -Tunnel of Love- Bruce Springsteen -Bad-Michael Jackson -Hysteria-Def Leppard 198 Cities And Trends Magazine i t I ffouflm turned E-rieriaitm of tie Yeat " Whitney Houston received top honors as she was named “Entertainer of the Year”, at the Grammy Awards. Her achievement is no doubt due to the success of her second album “Whitney”, released early this past year. Houston became a mega-star shortly after the release of her first album “Whitney Houston.” Fadk of failioK -Coca-Cola clothes -Moon Watches -Acid Wash Jeans -Miniskirts -Surfer suits -Crop tops -Reeboks -Sterling Silver Who’s hot -Patrick Swayze -Michael Douglas -Kathleen Turner -Brigette Nielsen -Martin Sheen -Kevin Costner -Fawn Hall -Cher -Bette Midler Trend Catalog 199 Se.fijor.Divjcter A graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences receives his congratulations from the Dean of the College. College of Business graduate Betsy Shoenfelt smiles in anticipation for her degree. Reaching the height of the college years - ' ' " V Jpg ' ; This is it-your senior year in college. Four years at the very minimum, and often times much more, of long, hard painstaking work. Thinking back on your freshman year, despite any age, the University seems large and overwhelming. There are so many students, 27,000 of them, large lectures, tough exams, monotonous papers, and a lot of bureacracy. Yet think of the good times-Saturday football games, fraternity and sorority socials, long-lasting friendships, and best of all, commencement! For many the college years represent some of the best times in our lives. Let’s look to the future¬ finding a job, moving out, paying back your student loans, living in the hustle and bustle of modern America, making payments on your new home, worrying about the economy and paying lots of taxes. Well- maybe standing in line at Spicer Hall wasn’t so bad after all! But then again you’ve survived college, and nobody said it was a piece of cake either. The Tel-Buch staff wishes the best to our 1987- 88 senior class. R em em be ring a fellow senior Deana Shade, an Educational Technology major, specializing in Child Development, died February 20, 1988 in an automobile accident in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Deana was a passenger in a pick-up truck when it hit a patch of ice and spun out of control. The truck slid across the center line and was struck by an oncoming car. Deana, 20, from Hamler, Ohio was to graduate in May. She had planned to continue her education towards a Bachelor’s degree at Ohio State University. Deann’s dream was to open her own nursery school upon her graduation. She believed that children were the future and wanted to dedicate her life to the young. Deana’s heart had room for all the children in the world, and she wanted to help each and everyone grow and develop to have the best possible future. Roommate Amy Pertl said, “I couldn’t have met a more special person to have shared part of my life with.” Emily E. Anders, English James H. Armocida, Biology Lisa B. Arvay, Mathematics Jeanine Avery, Computer Science Masoud Azodi, Biology Mojgan Babai, Chemistry Dawn LaRay Baker, Political Science Carlton 0. Barnett, Biology Rupak Barua, Biology Environmental Health Vanessa E. Baxter, Child Life MaryLee Bell, Chemistry Kimberly A. Benefiel, English Edward William Beohmerle, Political Science Sona Marie Bevan, Psychology Katherine A. Blackburn, English 202 Seniors, Anders-Blackburn Kevin David Blinkhorn, Computer Science Mary G. Bonder, Comp. Science Math Carol L Bossier, English Nancy E. Boudreau, Marketing John Bracey-Gibbon, Political Science Fred J. Bradford, Biology Thomas Bray Jr., Geology Christina Brownlee, Public Administration Diane E. Burger, Computer Science David G. Burleson, Chemistry Randy J. Caputo, Political Science Kimberly Ann Casini, Psychology Michael Charlton, English Nina H. Chaudhry, Med. Tech. Qian Chen, Urban Studies Margaret M. Chenevey, Geology Brian Guy Cherne, Economics Titirat Chuaicharoen, Economics Patricia Wayman Cingel, Psychology Tracey L. Colton, Psychology Emma Conforti, Spanish Walden B. Crabtree, Psychology 2 Lt. George Scott Crawford III, Pol. Sci. Stephen Glen Cronebach, Geography Cartography Kendel Croston, History James A. Danko, Elec. Tech. Kimberly A. Dearth, Med. Tech. Andrea Marie DeCarbo,Sociology Richard M. Denholm II, Pol. Science David M. Denning, Computer Science John P. DiDonato, Computer Science John Anthony DiMascio, Biology Joyce Marie DiNicola, Spanish Jacqueline S. Dittmore, French Robert Dumm, Biology Blinkhorn-Dumm Douglas L. Elliot, Business Organizational Communication Kimberly A. Ellis, Mathematics Kiomoka S. English, Political Science Criminal Justice D. Matthew Evans, Psychology William James Faehnrich, Computer Science Mark W. Fashian, Biology Marjorie Fernandez, Mathematics Applied Statistics Tina M. Ferrato, English Frances Sarah Film, Sociology Criminal Justice Brenda S. Fitzsimmons, Psychology Jo Ann M. Forrest, Sociology Gerontology Andrew J. Forsyth, Computer Science John D. Franklin, Political Science Criminal Justice David S. Fredley, Physics Chemistry Christopher J. Freeman, Political Science Criminal Justice Michael Steven Fuller, Spanish Gina E. Garcia, Spanish Timothy Ronald Garris, Sociology Corrections Brian S. Gerber, Biology Argery Elaine Giauasis, Political Science Anne M. Gilchrist, Natural Science Frank Grant, Polymer Science Robert E. Graser, Pre-Med Donald E. Griffith, Political Science Criminal Justice Dave Griffiths, Computre Science David Allen Gulajski, Computer Science William M. Habick, Mathematics Juli Hall, Psychology Ronald Eric Hammond, Applied Math Statistics Joel Aaron Hansel, Biology Laurel Margaret Harris, Biology Mark D. Hatfield, Chemistry Jeffrey Eugene Haynam, Computer Science Michael T. Hebert, Geology Rhonda Lea Hercher, Biology 204 Seniors, Elliott-Hercher Natural Science Senior Named Valedictorian Except for an A- in the course Introduction to Economics, Suresh Maximin of Rocky River earned all A’s at the University of Akron and has been named valedictorian of the spring ' graduating class. He received his B.S. degree in natural science from UA’s College of Arts and Sciences during commencement ceremonies in James A. Rhodes Arena on campus Saturday morning, May 28, 1988. At the same time he was working on his bachelor’s degree, Maximin was a student in the six-year program for a doctor of medicine degree at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine at Rootstown, Ohio. He received his M.D. degree in afternoon ceremonies on Saturday, May 28, 1988 in the Edwin J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, UA, Kent, and Youngstown comprise the consortium that create the medical college. Maximin is 23-year-old and the son of parents who are both medical doctors in pratice at St. Alexis Hospital in Cleveland. Maximin will begin an internship in diagnostic radiology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Stephan Herman, Computer Science Lisa Hodge, Psychology Valeri Ann Hood, Biology Louisa Jartz Horvath, English Michelle Houck, Biology Constance S. Howard, Psychology Laura Beth Humphreys, Applied Math Statistics Michele M. Huzicka, Biology Cynthia Jamshidi, Biology Sheri L. Janish, Natural Science Sharie A. Janow, Chemistry David Allen Jarvis, Psychology Lorna Jarvis, Psychology Catherine A. Jones, Biology Celeste M. Joseph, Biology Seniors, Herman-Joseph New campus borders The first of eight large, granite signs identifying the borders of the Akron campus were unveiled in ceremonies on Wednesday, March 9, 1988. The ceremony took place at Jackson Field, at the corner of Exchange and Brown Streets. The first three signs, which measure nine feet by four feet and weigh 5,600 pounds each, were hoisted into place by cranes. The five others are to be installed at a later date. Not only will these signs identify campus entrances for visitors coming from all directions, they also display the UA logo. The logo is part of an overall graphic identity system designed to refine the University’s image. The logo is now, literally, etched in stone. Linda Kalikin, Biology John W. Keblesh, Mathematics Philosophy Patricia M. Kelbley, Medical Technology Mary Ann Kienapple, Computer Science Michele Rene Kimes, Biology Leniece King, Psychology Eric J. Knipple, Biology Thomas M. Knowles, Polymer Science Demetra Koutrodimos, Political Science Barbara Kronitz, Medical Technology Mary Patricia Laier, Psychology Scott L. Lantz, Physics Thomas A. Lee, Cartography Mark T. Linnen, Chemistry Eric W. Linton, Biology 206 Seniors, Kalikin-Linton Kenneth John Makar, Political Science Criminal Justice Marigene Malec, Chemistry Mark Marshall, Political Science History David E. May, Computer Science Michael Adam McCall, Political Science Criminal Justice Michelle C. McClure, Psychology James M. McCrory, Computer Science Rheadawn L. McGee, Office Administration Sean C. McGovern, English Lester H. McIntosh, Chemistry James George Michael, Physics Lisa A. Miko, Psychology Raymond Alan Miller, Chemistry Jeffrey J. Mitchell, Medical Technology Joseph M. Morgan, Computer Science Melisa A. Mroczynski, Natural Science Jeanette Mullane, Political Science Patrick Nash, Political Science Monica Nathan, Psychology Ronald 0. Neaffer, Physics Yassos Neocleous, Microbiology Scott E. Norris, Computer Science Phineas M. Nyabera, Economics John O’Verko, Microbiology Raymond D. Pace, Psychology Garry J. Pennington, Natural Science Andrea E. Perakovic, Psychology Social Work Teri L. Peterson, Biology Sheila Pfendler, Biology Hien N. Pham, Applied Math Statistics Robert Allen Piks, Psychology Ioana Popescu, Physics Patricia K. Powers-Moritz, Sociology Anthropology Antoinette Pragalos, Natural Sciences Daniel L. Price, Economics Seniors, Makar-Price 207 Tracey R. Quillen, Sociology John I. Raber II, Geography Maria A. Reodica, Computer Science Patrick J. Riley, English James R. Rogers Jr., Psychology Roque A. Rokovich, Geology Charles William Ross III, Chemistry Steve Rossiter, Mass Media Communication Lisa Marie Rudolph, Computer Science Kimberly Joy Russell, Sociology Corrections Susan Russell, Biology Ghassan John Salem, Political Science Frank Joseph Sandor III, Political Science Mark L. Saylor, German Jill Scarpellini, Psychology Jill Marie Schlabig, English Kathleen Schultz, Natural Sciences Mark H. Scott, Computer Science James Carl Sexton III, English Ronald R. Shaw, Political Science Criminal Justice Andrew B. Shkolnik, Physics Math Edward G. Shockey, Chemistry Harrison Shyllo III, Psychology Keith Shumate, Political Science Mary Kay Slabinski, Biology Microbiology Richard J. Slaby, Medical Technology Susan R. Spaeth, Natural Science James A. Staton, Biology Sandra Stevens, Computer Science French Robbin Stockmaster, Political Science Criminal Justice Michelle M. Stoll, English William E. Stone, Natural Science Geology Robert Streharsky, Mathematics Michael A. Stricklen, Biology Thomas H. Stripe, Computer Science 208 Seniors, Quillen-Stripe Students make history Fifteen law and business students from Akron ’s Tax Clinic made history on March 14 when they became the first college students in the nation to testify before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. The committee discussed the “Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights,” a bill that proposes sweeping changes in relations between taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service. The students presented results of a research project they conducted that reveals that millions of Americans —primarily in lower income brackets—are injustly penalized by the IRS because they do not understand the complex wording of the instructions on federal tax forms. Senator David Pryor (D-Arkansas), chairman of the Finance Subcommittee on Tax Penalities and sponsor of the bill being discussed, invited the students to Washington after learning about their legislative project at the American Bar Association Convention in New Orleans held in January. Focusing their study specifically on the 1040EZ, the form used by most lower income filers, the students found that four out of five Blacks, seven out of 10 Hispanics, and over half of the total U.S. population have not achieved the reading level required to understand the instructions. These demographic groups read at a fourth grade level, while the instructions are written at an eighth grade level or above, according to U.S. Department of Education literacy statistics. “We wanted to show the Finance Committee how lower income filers are being discriminated against by the IRS through current methods used to administer the federal tax system,” says James W. Childs, director of UA’s Tax Clinic and a member of the ABA’s Low Income Tax Committee. All 15 students attended the hearing, but only two testified. The Akron tax clinic provides free assistance to low income and elderly tax filers, trains over 100 elderly persons to provide tax advice to other elderly filers, and offers computer support for 30 tax preparation clinics throughout northeast Ohio. Joseph L. Stump, Psychology Denise M. Terrell, Sociology Corrections Phyllis A. Thomas, Political Science Rita A. Thomas, Political Science Denise A. Thomasson, Political Science Eric J. Thompson, Political Science Criminal Justice Theodore Thompson, Biology Mary Frances Tobias, Biology David Michael Tokar, Psychology Kathy Tomco, Sociology Law Enforcement Ziad Rushdi Traish, Mathematics Robert S. Tucker, Computer Science Roberta Ann Unger, English Deborah A. Van Meter, Psychology Barbara L. Wade, Social Work Seniors, Stump-Wade 209 College Of Business A dministra don Jeffrey S. Walter, Sociology Law Enforcement Jerry W. Weber, Geology Michael P. Whitney, Chemistry Connie F. Whitt, French Mark Edward Whitman, Computer Science Marlene J. Wortman, Office Administration Lami Yeo, Natural Sciences Michael P. Zepp, Computer Science Theodore E. Ziton, Jr., Computer Science Math James C. Zury, Natural Sciences COLLEGE OF BUSINESS John R. Adams, Finance Michael Allen Albright, Marketing Jacqueline Alex, Office Administration Marketing Michael A. Aliberti, Marketing Greg Allinger, Marketing 1 Kirkpatrick visits UA Researcher, author, and adviser on American political issues Dr. Jeane J. Kirkpatrick visited the campus on October 27, 1988. She discussed making a profit in the global marketplace in her lecture, “Jobs, Profit and Foreign Competition,” presented as the second annual Hood Meyerson Lecture Series. Kirkpatrick, whose syndicated column on foreign affairs appears in 150 newspapers, is a noted academic with practical experience in her areas of expertise. Currently Leavey Professor in the Deaprtment of Government at Georgetown University and a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Kirkpatrick has served in Ronald Reagan’s cabinet and was the first woman to serve as chief United States representative to the United Nations. A recipient of several honorary degrees, Kirkpatrick has also been awarded the Medal of Freedom from the United States and the Prize Politique from France. Kirkpatrick’s lecture dealt with such issues as protectionism and the illegal low-pricing of merchandise by importers into the U.S. marketplace. 210 Seniors, Walter-Allinger Jon F. Allison, Accounting Mark K. Amerio, Finance Karen Elizabeth Anich, Management Brenda Augustus, Marketing Renee’ L. Ayers, Accounting Sally A. Bagwell, Marketing Personnel Management Dione Elizabeth Bailey, Marketing Larry S. Bailis, Accounting Jeffrey A. Bair, Finance Susan L. Baker, Industrial Management Deborah A. Bandy, Industrial Management Joan Barcus, Marketing Steven J. Barnes, Marketing Lee D. Barnett Jr., Accounting Barbara A. Beavers, Finance Sue R. Bennett, Finance Eric A. Benny, Accounting David T. Beule, Accounting Suzanne T. Bialko, Production Personnel Management Amy L. Bick, Accounting ■ Michele M. Bizjak, Marketing Daniel James Blackburn, Marketing Bonnie Blewitt, Finance Daniel B. Boberek, Accounting Delmar A. Bodner Jr., Management Glenn A. Bogdanski, Accounting Robert Jay Bolton, Marketing Frank J. Bondra, Personnel Management Brian L. Bowers, Finance Dona Lee Bowman, Accounting Kevin J. Brock, Finance Marie Brockett, Marketing Roger A. Broggini, Industrial Management Margaret A. Brown, Finance Yea H. Browning, Accounting Seniors, Allison-Browning 211 Michael Bruno, Business Linda Marie Buccino, Accounting Michele Darlene Buchtel, Marketing Scott Alan Buckosh, Accounting Ronald J. Burkhard, Accounting Frederick J. Burkhart, Industrial Management Anthony Chad Butts, Personnel Management James A. Cade, Finance Accounting John B. Cameron, Marketing Joyce L. Campailla, Marketing Amy M. Carpenter, Industrial Management Thomas H. Carroll, Marketing Kathleen L. Cavanaugh, Marketing Richard J. Chapes Jr., Accounting Bernadine Marie Chilinski, Marketing Robert Chu, Accounting Antonino Ciraldo, Accounting Beth Claxton, Accounting David E. Clay, Industrial Management W. Michael Cline, Marketing Jim Cogar, Business Management Kelly Conner, Accounting Kathleen M. Contenza, Marketing Marc J. Cook, Marketing Gretchen A. Cope, Marketing Mary Corra, Marketing Jerome Cox, Marketing Jennifer Karen Crislip, Accounting Jeffrey A. Croucher, Finance Charles S. Cunningham, Marketing Michael J. Dannemiller, Accounting John R. Davide, Finance Data Processing Tony S. Davis, Marketing Michael J. Delegrange, Accounting Sharon D. DeLaughter, Accounting 212 Seniors, Buccino-DeLaughter Trustees approve budget A budget of $168,745,251 for the 1988-89 fiscal year was approved on April 27, 1988 for the University of Akron by the Board of Trustees during its regularly monthly meetings. Included in that budget is $4,029,152 for Wayne General and Technmical College, Akron’s branch campus in Orrville. Akron’s total budget for 1987-88 wass $163,820,848. In revenues for both campuses for the coming fiscal year, Akron anticipates $7o,251,674 from state appropriations and $50,916,130 from fees and tuition for credit courses. An estimated $18,500,000 is anticipated in restricted funds from research contracts, public service programs, private gifts and grants and other sources. Other income sources include non-credi t programs, unrestricted gifts and grants, and endowments. Related to the budget was approval by the trustees of a 7 percent tuition increase for full¬ time undergraduate students. That amount is lower than the increases anticipated at most of the University’s sister institutitions in Ohio, and will keep the cost of an Akron education at the mid-point of the state’s 13 public universitites, according to R. Wayne Duff, vice president for business and finance. The increase took effect summer 1988 for students at the main campus as well as Wayne General and Technical College. This year, an undergraduate student enrolled for 13 to 16 credit hours paid $773 per semester plus general fees of $15.25 per credit hour. With the increase, that student will pay $827 per semester plus general fees of $16.50 per credit hour. Parking permit fees were also increased. David Paul Delcoma, Marketing Sherri R. Detling, Marketing Donald B. Dibble, Marketing JoAnn P. Dimond, Marketing Michael Ray DiPietro, Marketing Lisa Dobersztyn, Marketing Carol J. Dort, Marketing Daniel Douds, Finance Andrea K. Downey, Industrial Management William Drotos, Industrial Management Richard Scott Drummond, Accounting Dawn Marie Dunn, Accounting Kimberly Ann Dushane, Industrial Management John P. Dwyer, Finance Michelle A. Eberhardt, Accounting Seniors, Delcoma-Eberhardt 213 i Historian visits Distinguished historian, author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Arthur Schlesinger Jr., spoke in the Hilltop Room of Gardner Student Center on Wednesday, September 16, as part of the University’s U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Commemorative Lecture Series. The lecture series, presented by the School of Law through the David L. Brennan Chair of Law, is just one of an ongoing group of activities in honor of our Constitution’s 200th year. Schlesinger’s lecture addressed the question, “Can an 18th- Century Constitution Work in the 21st Century?” Born in Columbus, Schlesinger went on to become a history professor at Harvard and resigned that post to serve as special assistant to the president during the John F. Kennedy administration. Currently the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Humanities at the City University of New York, Schlesinger won Pulitzer Prizes for two historical biographies. The Age of Jackson and A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House. campus David Eckenrode, Accounting Deanna E. Edgar, Accounting N. Alan Edmunds, Mananagement Charles H. Edwards, Finance Dawn Renee Edwards, Management Michelle Rene’ Peterson-Elliot, Marketing Gwendolyn K. Elrod, Marketing Stephen Esber, Management Le Ann Marie Russell, Marketing James Ewing, Marketing Janice Exner, Accounting Jayne L. Farren, Marketing Eric Michael Feldmann, Personnel Management Martina M. Ferraro, Marketing Randy Feucht, Accounting 214 Seniors, Eckenrode-Feucht Lora L. Fischer, Marketing Karen M. Fisciak, Accounting Donley L. Fisher, Marketing Scott K. Fitzsimmons, Accounting Edward Lee Flemm, Accounting Data Processing Moijama B. Fofe, Finance Gary L. Fout, Marketing Patricia C. Friberg, Accounting Jeffrey A. Funderburk, Personnel Management Laureen E. Gallagher, Marketing Caroline U. Gebhardt, Accounting Glynn Goertzen, Marketing Robert Gonci, Finance Lois J. Gould, Industrial Management Danyl L. Griffey, Production Management Data Processing Christopher J. Groubert, Accounting Scott E. Hadley, Accounting Samuel E. Haiduc III, Industrial Management Perry Halkitis, Accounting Patricia L. Henline, Marketing Lisa A. Herbert, Industrial Mangement Charles R. Heydon, Personnel Management Michael Hoehn, Marketing Donald A. Holzheimer, Marketing William J. Horton, Finance Accounting Matthew A. Hudak, Marketing Suzanne Marie Hudak, Accounting Steve Hunter, Marketing Michele Huston, Accounting Todd Jeren, Industrial Management Sally A. Johnson, Marketing Karen Jolliff, Marketing Luann Cora Jordan, Marketing Lois E. Joseph, Industrial Accounting Jeffrey S. Kadow Seniors, Fischer-Kadow 215 Frank C. Karg, Finance Tracy E. Kasunick, Accounting Donna Marie Keller, Accounting Ronald B. Keller, Finance Scott Alan Keller, Marketing Steven Wayne Kieke, Finance Accounting Thomas E. Kimble Jr., Accounting Data Processing James P. Kinnear, Marketing Gregory A. Klein, Accounting Janice Knight, Finance Michael Kopin, Industrial Management William Thomas Kostich, Marketing Evangelos S. Koutoukis, Industrial Management Richard P. Krauth, Marketing Stephan C. Kremer, Production Personnel Management Frank P. Krempasky, Accounting Edward J. Krska, Marketing Mary C. Laier, Accounting Peter Demetrios Laikos, Management Jeffrey K. Larimore, Accounting Keith Larsen, Marketing Gerald K. Larson, Marketing Tammy Lastohkein, Personnel Management Michele L. Lauerhass, Accounting Raymond T. Leach, Finance Elizabeth A. Leiby, Marketing Cynthia K. Lichi, Industrial Management Shannon D. Liggett, Accounting Philip A. Lombardo, Accounting Tamara C. Luksza, Marketing Christopher F. Luoni, Marketing LaVerne Alaine Lynch, Marketing Michael J. Magyaros, Accounting Donna Makosky, Accounting Chris M. Maneval, Marketing 216 Seniors, Karg-Maneval Going on-line Students at Akron were the first in Ohio and among the first in the country to be able to register for classes with a simple phone call. The program started October 12, allowing students to register for classes from their dorm rooms or from hundreds of miles away—via touch tone telephones. Called TRIP—short for Telephone Registration and Information Processing—the new computerized system incorporates a data entry interactive voice response processor to interface touch-tone telephone to the University’s IBM mainframe. Following the easy instructions that accompany their registration materials, Akron students can call the system’s 30 lines any time during the day or night. “Without a doubt, TRIP will make registering for classes more convenient and efficient,” says Registrar Gerri Chitty. “Students will still have the option of registering in person, of course, but I think most will eventually opt for the new system once they see how easy it is to use.” Chitty stressed that safeguards are built into TRIP so that students will not register for a psychology course when they want polymer engineering instead. After students input their course numbers via touchtone phone, TRIP’s friendly, natural voice recites the numbers for verification. The entire process generally takes less then five minutes. Akron students can also use TRIP to order parking permits, obtain class listings, drop and add classes, and change their mailing addresses. Only a few dozen universities nationawide— ranging from Dixie College in St.George, Utah, with an enrollment 2,500 to Miami-Dade Community College with an enrollment of 63,482- have similar systems in operation. As Ohio’s thirs largest university with about 26,000 students on its main campus, Akron has a system that will be among the most extensively used. TRIP was purchased from Perception Technology of Canton, Massachusettes, at a cost of $126,216. Donna M. March, Industrial Management Michael A. Marchetta, Finance Janet Marks, Personnel Management Larry Marsinek, Marketing Dawn Marie Martin, Marketing Patricia A. Martin, Industrial Management Leigh E. Matulin, Marketing James R. McAbler, Management Scott Richard McCullough, Production Management Jerry McFadden, Accounting Lisa Kay McKenzie, Finance John Willis McKinley, Finance Margaret M. McNeil, Industrial Management Glenn Edward Meister, Industrial Management Ruth M. Michalek, Marketing Seniors, March-Michalek 217 Honoring Founder’s Day Renowned Ohio historian Dr. Philip R. Shriver was the principal speaker when the University of Akron celebrated its 106th Founder’s Day on Friday, May 6, 1988. A graduate of Yale, Harvard and Columbia universities, Shriver is president emeritus of Miami University of Ohio, where he served from 1965 to 1981. From 1947 to 1965 he taught American and Ohio history at Kent State University. He was dean of Kent’s arts and sciences college from 1963 to 1965. Most recently, Shriver has served as chairman of the Ohio Northwest Ordinance and the U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Commission. He is also past president of the Ohio Academy of History, the Ohio Historical Society, and the Ohio College Association. Following Shriver’s address, the traditional wreath ceremony was held to honor Akron’s founder John R. Buchtel, for whom Buchtel Hall, Buchtel Avenue, and Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences are named. This years outstanding teacher and outstanding researcher award winners were also named as part of the ceremony. Kenneth A. Mifflin, Management Rick S. Miller, Accounting Thomas J. Misbrener, Marketing Brian J. Moegling, Finance Michele Dillon Moncrief, Marketing Bret M. Moore, Accounting Christopher James Moore, Marketing Robb Anthony Moreffi, Marketing Brian L. Moser, Marketing Data Processing Jean Moyer, Accounting Maureen Mary Mulray, Marketing Paul J. Munz, Marketing Larry J. Mytnick, Accounting Attila Nagy, Accounting Elizabeth A. Nagy, Accounting 218 Seniors, Mifflin-Nagy Pamela S. Nagy, Marketing John Edward Nicholas, Personnel Scott Nickel, Accounting Steven R. Nicklson Kevin T. Novotny, Industrial Accounting Constance J. Otte, Marketing Michael A. Paglia, Management Brian L. Palmer, Accounting Maria Panetti, Marketing Kristin Marie Perry, Finance Sandra I. Piasecki, Accounting Franl S. Piatt, Industrial Management Ruth Pickens, Marketing Timothy P. Pitts, Accounting Patricia G. Plank, Accounting Lawrence Gregory Potonic, Marketing Bradley J. Prioli, Management Diane Marie Provost, Accounting Annette Marie Pryor, Marketing Debra A. Pupo, Marketing Cathy G. Puster, Accounting Julie A. Putt, Marketing Salvatore A. Raffa, Accouting Dennis J. Ragins, Management Steven T. Rakich, Marketing Diane Rauckhorst, Marketing Patrick Rawley, Accounting Kristin R. Raymond, Finance David L. Rayome, Finance Ray Redman, Accouting Eric J. Reed, Industrial Management Scott J. Reese, Finance Gerald Reid, Management Kimberly Reodica, Marketing Eric J. Revesz, Management Seniors, Nagy-Revesz 219 Michael David Reynolds, Marketing Kyu Yong Rhee, International Business Finance Jennifer A. Rice, Accounting Ramy M. Rizkana, Accounting Pat Roberts, Marketing Merrian V. Robinson, Business Administration Loretta L. Root, Personnel Management R. Scott Rounds Jr., Accounting Albert D. Rubino, Accounting George Sabella, Finance Carina E. Samuelson, Marketing Brian Sarbach, Industrial Accounting Production Management Michael Stephen Sarbry, Finance Nikki Lee Scheideger, Personnel Mangement Suzanne Schiff, Accounting Robert James Schmid, Marketing David S. Sharpe Jr., Management Salvitore Joseph Sicurezza, Marketing Linda M. Simko, Accounting Roberta Lynn Skernivitz, Personnel Production Management Timothy A. Smathers, Marketing Jim Smith, Management Matthew Smith, Marketing Katie Somerville, Accounting Jeffrey T. Sprague, Finance Economics Leonard Richard Staats, Marketing Rob Stanziale, Accounting Donald P. Stark Jr., Marketing Desiree Dureene Starks, Industrial Management Kenneth A. Steele, Accounting Elizabeth A. Stefanica, Industrial Management Thomas Stephens, Finance Beth A. Stover, Personnel Management Diane Lynn Sudia, Marketing Gia M. Sunday, Marketing 220 Seniors, Reynolds-Sunday Goldberg at Akron Local interest in the United States Constiution’s bicentennial thrived, as evidenced by an overwhelming response to lectures at the University by PulizterPrize winner Arthur M. Sclesinger, Jr. as well as retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Arthur J. Goldberg. All 2,000 tickets were taken quickly for both lectures, part of Akron’s Bicenntenial Commemorative Lecture Series in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the framing and signing of the Constitution. Alberta Hensley, special projects director at Akron, notes that mail order requests for the free tickets came in overwhelming nnumbers from the general community, the campus, and area high schools. Goldberg spoke about “Our Constitutional Faith” on Tuesday, September 22, 1987. Originally scheduled for the Gardner Student Center Hilltop, the location had to moved to John S. Knight Auditorium due to a larger-than-expected demand for tickets. Goldberg earned a law degree, summa cum laude, from Northwestern University in 1930. Following years of private practice, he established a career in public service as secretary of labor of the United States, 1961-62; associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, 1962-65; and United States Representative to the United Nations, 1965-68. He has served as general counsel for the CIO, the United Steelworkers of America, and the AFL- CIO, and was a pricipal architect of the AFL-CIO merger. His book about the famed merger is the AFL-CIO Labor United A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Goldberg has received some two dozen honorary doctorates from universities worldwide, and has held professorships at Princeton and Columbia, among others. The lecture was part of a year-long commemoration planned by the University’s U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Committee headed by professors A. Al-Rubiay and Carl Lieberman. Kim Swansiger, Accounting Richard A. Teolis Jr., Marketing Carmen A. Thomas, Accounting Linda Thompson, Marketing Gary D. Tiffan, Marketing Renee’ L. Tittle, Marketing Gregory A. Trent, Finance Steven P. Underation, Industrial Management James A. Vega, Marketing Angela M. Voros, Marketing Charles M. Walsh, Accounting Janet Susan Walters, Finance Susan Warkall, Accounting Elizabeth J. Chisholm-Wenk, Marketing Linda Pierce-Whalen, Personnel Seniors, Swansiger-Pierce-Whalen 221 Cindy Ramsey-Wheatcraft, Finance David Paul Whetzel, International Business Beth A. White, Accounting William D. Williams, Industrial Management David Richard Wilson, Industrial Accounting Lisa Ann Wise, Marketing Carol L. Witt, Marketing Dale P. Wolf, Marketing Richard E. Woodcock, Industrial Management Barbara A. Wrasman. Finance Jeff Wright, Finance Michael F. Yonders, Marketing Michael J. Yurik, Accounting James M. Zadiraka, Finance Mark Joseph Zarlino, Production Management Lori S. Zednik, Accounting Mary Zigterman, Marketing Craig Zinader, Marketing Abby M. Zion, Accounting David M. Zuder, Management Denise Marie Zwick, Accounting COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE Dianna Abdoo, Marketing Sales Joe Adamcik, Mechanical Technology Herbert 0. Albrecht, Mechanical Technology Tracy Alford, Word Processing Joyce D. Alverson, Business Management Paul J. Andrella, Arts Helen Ann Kupta-Baker, Hospitality Management Paul Jacob Banks, Electronic Technology Vince Beal, Criminal Justice 222 Seniors, Wheatcraft-Beal Alisa Ann Bender, Office Administration Diane Beomhmerle, Hospitality Management Dan L. Berlyoung, Electronic Technology Steve Bills, Electronic Technology Regius A. Blubaugh, Mechanical Technology Robert L. Bogdany, Mechanical Technology Christina Ann Bowman, Office Administration James R. Brawley, Data Processing Jacqueline A. Brezina, Medical Assisting Technology Lenny D. Broome, Mechanical Technology Antun Bunjevac, Mechanical Technology Eric D. Cantor, Mechanical Technology Francine A. Carollo, Commercial Art Nolan Robert Cartner, Mechanical Technology Todd J. Cartner, Mechanical Technology Lisa Caruso, Community Services Charles A. Catalano, Electronic Technology Mildred Cathey, Sales Marketing Keith A. Chastian, Restaurant Management Dana A. Clark, Respiratory Therapy In front of a full house at The Coliseum, the Zips wage one of their best efforts against the Pitt Panthers. All to no avail as Pitt was able to hold on to win 67-63. Seniors, Bender-Clark 223 Daniel E. Clark, Radiologic Technology Roberta Conrad, Library Technology Kelly Cooper, Office Administration Bobbie Lee Crawford Jr., Sales Marketing Alicia Maria Crosby, Medical Assisting Technology Thomas D. Culp, Mechanical Engineering Technology Kevin Michael Dalpiaz, Mechanical Technology Tan Hgoc Thi Dang, Child Development Carol Lynn Dearth, Office Administration Richard B. Denious, Marketing Sales Transportation Victor DiGeronimo Jr., Industrial Technology Nicholas J. Donofrio, Electronic Technology Harold Downing, Electronic Engineering Technology Micjael Salvador Duluc, Real Estate Vivian L. Durbin, Data Processing Lisa M. Edgell, Executive Secretary Michael P. Elder, Drafting Technology John F. Faetanini, Electronic Technology Vicki Lynn Farnsworth, Office Administration David P. Filing, Business Management Technology Zippy helps emcee the homecoming pep rally the night before Akron beat Eastern Illinois, 24-10. 224 Seniors, Clark-Filing Thomas Mark Fortuna, Electronic Technology Delora A. Fowler, Business Management Beth M. Francis, Respiratory Therapy Lisa M. Fromm, Office Administration Benjamin A. Gard, Electronic Technology Judith Garritano, Business Management Laurie Gayner, Transportation Ruby Jane Gipson, Community Services Pamela L. Giles, Commercial Art Anne M. Gless, Office Administration David H, Goff, Technical Education Richard G. Greczanik, Mechanical Technology Christopher Grubish, Mechanical Technology Charmaine M. Hall, Criminal Justice Security Trina D. Harris, Criminal Justice Liz Harvey, Surgical Assistant Deborah L. Haswell, Handicapped Services Donna I. Haury, Business Administration Scott Neal Heldreth, Mechanical Technology Thomas N. Hercules, Business Management Technology Kevin P. Herring, Electronics Elizabeth A. Hinterleiter, Marketing Sales Richard J. Hodnick, Mechanical Technology Karen L. Hood, Management Travel Sharon R. Hubbard, Business Management Dixie Ann Jackson, Hospitality Management Jennifer Lynn Jacobs, Surgical Assisting Thomas F. Kakasuk, Mechanical Engineering Technology Valerie S. Kalman, Hospitality Management Matthew S. Kalmar, Hospitality Management Seniors, Fortuna-Kalmar 225 Jill Suzanne Kasper, Office Administration Randall Keirns, Drafting Technology Beulah A. Kiel, Secretarial Science Mark E. King, Mechanical Technology Michael E. King, Electronic Engineering Technology Jerry D. Kingsley, Electronics Christine Kissinger, Travel Barbara Kay Lang, Office Administration Eric R. Lautzenheiser, Electronic Technology Kelly A. Lethbridge, Hospitality Management Jeffrey Chi-Fu Liu, Mechnical Technology Margaret D. Lockett, Technical Education Albito Lopez, Criminal Justice Michael A. Love, Drafting Technology Carl Patrick Luther, Criminal Justice Technology John P. Lyon, Electronic Technology Andrija K. Manestar, Radiologic Technology Kathy D. Manypenny, Respiratory Therapy Theresa Martin, Business Management Roger D. McClain, Commercial Art Laurie Anne McDermott, Data Processing Melissa Merrifield, Business Management Banking Kurt Montag, Commercial Art Tina M. Morber, Air Transportation Travel Darius Brandon Moss, Mechanical Technology Anne M. Nestor, Medical Assisting Technology Paul Newstead, Data Processing Denise M. Obojski, Respiratory Therapy Traci Jennell O’Hara, Office Administration Word Processing David Allen Patton, Community Service Technology 226 Seniors, Kasper-Patton James B. Petty, Mechanical Technology Joseph A. Piunno, Electronic Technology Timothy R. Plas, Mechanical Technology Doris Pocock, Marketing Sales Fashion Kimberly Pollock, Commercial Art Nancy A. Poor, Medical Assisting Roseann M. Pozzobon, Alcoholism Counseling Sherrie B. Price, Industrial Arts Rocky A. Prior, Chemical Technology Judith E. Rachel, Transportation Air Travel Andrew J. Rasch Jr., Mechanical Technology Carla S. Reljin, Airline Transportation David L. Rodenbucher, Mechanical Technology Terry Rodgers, Criminal Justice Peter Michael Royland, Commercial Art Traci Ann Salmons, Commercial Art Kathleen S. Santomen, Respiratory Therapy Joan M. Sass, Transportation Travel Donald C. Schismenos, Criminal Justice Technology Anthony G. Seda, Mechanical Technology Seniors, Petty-Seda 227 LeAnna R. Shaffer, Office Administration James Harold Sickels, Mechanical Technology David A. Smith, Business Management Technology Deborah Smith, Medical Assistant Dianna M. Sonntag, Air Transportation Douglas Mark Spickard, Mechanical Technology Daniel E. St. John, Mechanical Technology Stephanie C. Straits, Marketing Sales Lynn Strodtbeck, Executive Secretarial Science Tim Strouse, Electronic Technology Lynne A. Szabo, Data Processing Franklin J. Szekely Jr., Electronic Technology Kimberly Taylor, Respiratory Therapy Steven Craig Tennant, Mechanical Technology Luciana Testa, Hospitality Management Cathy Ann Thomas, Office Administration Jacqueline Thomason, Law James William Trikones, Culinary Arts Laura J. Trout, Business Management Technology Teresa M. Veney, Airline Transportation 228 Seniors, Shaffer-Veney Mark Verdi, Criminal Justice Barbara Vidakovics, Office Administration Cynthia Anne Werling, Business Management Donald P. Williams, Real Estate David Winkler, Real Estate Kathleen A. Woodworth, Business Management Banking William F. Yobi, Electronic Engineering COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Samuel L. Adair, Technical Education Laura Ann Albaugh, Elementary Education Deborah Ashbaugh, Art Education Norm Ashton, Technical Education Linda J. Bach, Elementary Education Bonnie Lynn Baker, Special Education Michelle Bandwen, Special Education Cynthia Banner, Biology Education Michael A. Barker, Technical Education Monica L. Bauman, Elementary Education Marisa Bavaro, Elementary Education Christy Becknell, Special Education Jeanne Bedell, Elementary Education Jamie Lynn Bee, Elementary Education Nancy Ann Bell, Elementary Education MaryAnna Bradley, Special Education J.L. Brown, Business Technical Terrence Brown, Technical Education Raymond Browning, Technical Education Sharon Campbell, Elementary Education Amy L. Coates, Elementary Education Lori A. Cobbs, Elementary Education Aimee Lynn Cochran, Elementary Education Seniors, Verdi-Cochran 229 Lynn A. Coffee, Elementary Education Daniel Brian Csaky, Technical Education Todd Lee Curtis, Elementary Education Mary Lou Daniel, Secondary Education Lisa Marie Darr, Elementary Education Diane K. Daugherty, Elementary Education Patricia A. DeAscentis, Elementary Education Teresa M. Deaton, Elementary Education Lydia J. DeFrancesco, Technical Education Ryan Glen Delaney, Elementary Education Kimberly M. Dennis, Elementary Education Gregory J. Dennison, Secondary Education Teresa Deuri, Elementary Education Daniel A. Dinko, Secondary Education Robert Anthony Dolfen, Technical Education Karen R. Dooley, Special Education Audrey Marie Dorneker, Elementary Education Garie Lynn Dossi, Elementary Education Shawna Lynne Duffy, Secondary Education Michhael W. Ebert Jr., Secondary Education Susan A. Elliot, Special Education Sandra A. Ellsworth, Community Counseling Barbara A. Eslich, Elementary Education Pamela D. Estright, Elementary Education Megan E. Farrell, Elementary Education Anne Fetzer, Elementary Education Angela M. Fickert, Business Education Joseph A. Fortunato, Technical Education Holly C. Freeze, ELementary Education Dana Garcia, Special Education 230 Seniors, Coffee-Garcia Susan Gerberich, Elementary Education Eve Giffels, Elementary Education Eileen J. Gorris, Physical Elementary Education Lawrence E. Green Jr., Technical Education Laurie Lee Greener, Mathmatics Deborah J. Greenwood, Technical Education Cindi Grispin, Education Kathy Elaine Harding, Elementary Education Robert D. Harris Jr., Elementary Education Amy E. Harvey, Elementary Education Lori L. Henderson, Elementary Education Tamara Henniger, Comprehensive Business Education Ray Herbst, Science Education Jemma M. Hill, Special Education Virginia Hofstetter, Art Education Carolyn Hudak, Secondary Education Anthony R. Hudson, Technical Education Kelly Huffman, Secondary Education Todd C. Hummel, Elementary Education Ronald L. Humphrey, Elementary Education Mud and dirt are the order of the day for the Mud Tug contestants. The Greek Week event was sponsored by Lambda Chi fraternity. Seniors, Gerberich-Humphrey 231 James R. Huth, Secondary Education Gregory S. Hyde, Special Education Harold G. Ickes, Comprhensive Business Education Amy L. lie, Business Education Bobby L. Jackson, Elementary Education Ruth Jeffrey, Elementary Education Teri C. Johnston, Elementary Education Constance C. Jones, Technical Education Lee Ann Jones, Special Education Barbara Joe Jordan, Secondary Education Frank E. Kalain, Physical Education Mary Keller, Community Counseling Mary Beth Kemp, Math Education Jaye Ellen Kendall, Sports Medicine Training Miriam A. Keresman, Community Counseling Rebecca Ellen King, Special Education Jodi L. Kistler, Elementary Education Krista Lee Kitchen, Special Education Christine Knapp, Special Education Debra A. Kobilarcsik, Elementary Education A trio of Delta Gammas put on their rendition of " The Bugle Boy of Company C” at Songfest. 232 Seniors, Huth-Kob ilarcsik Cheryl Ann Komora, Elementary Education Colleen Marie Kuner, Elementary Education Jane A. Kunes, Business Education Kristine Ann Kyser, Secondary Math Tecca L. Larrick, Technical Education Philip Ray Ledgerwood, Secondary Math Patricia Judson-Lindamood, Elementary Education Lynda Kay Lively, Elementary Education Ursula A. Loudin, Guidance Counseling Douglas A. Love, Elementary Education Jami Lovern, Secondary Education Nancy A. Luczko, Elementary Education Michelle Marie Lupinetti, Special Education Susan Elizabeth Lynch, Elementary Education Sherri A. Mathes, Elementary Education Marjorie A. McIntyre, Technical Education Marliyn B. McKinley, Technical Education Sherri Ann McMahon, Business Comprehensive Debora F. Mehnert, Sports Medicine Athletic Training Barbara Meyers, Elementary Education Pamela M. Milde, Elementary Education Camille Miller, Elementary Education Karen Mills, Elementary Education Paul J. Monastra, Special Education Terri A. Monastra, Elementary Education Jeff Moyer, Secondary Education Gregory Paul Murray, Secondary Education Lisa Myers, Elementary Education Carolyn Nienhius-Horner, Technical Education Guidance Cassandra Noble, Elementary Education Seniors, Komora-Noble 233 Carolyn J. O’Brien, Technical Education Mary Beth Oyler, Elementary Education Kimberly Reed, Elementary Education Lisa J. Rettig, Elementary Education Eugene G. Ripple, Education Administration Betti J. Ritter, Special Education Carolyn Jane Rizzo, Elementary Special Education Autumn Christine Rockich, Elementary Education Jennifer Lee Royland, Secondary Math Andrena Jane Rutherford, Technical Education Terry W. Rutledge Jr., Technical Education Criminal Justice Salvatore A. Sanders, Technical Education Colleen L. Saner, Sports Medicine Loius E. Scheideler, Physical Education Sports Medicine Kristen Trew Sechrist, Elementary Education Mark Brian Shannon, Athletic Training John P. Sheer, Technical Education Michael Sherman, Secondary Education Julie A. Shum, Elementary Education Karen M. Simec, Elementary Education Darlene M. Sledge, Elementary Education Scott A. Slusser, Secondary Math Gail A. Smith, Elementary Education Shelley Smith, Math Terri L. Smith, Elementary Education Jeannette Sojourner, Technical Education Deborah Ann Stallman, Elementary Education Richard Eugene St. John, Sports Medicine Rex Eric Stoll, Physical Education Charmaine Judy Streharsky, Technical Education 234 Seniors, O’Brien-Streharsky Brenda Joyce Larraine Stuart, Technical Education Ginelle K. Studer, Physical Education Lori Sues, Elementary Education Maureen C. Sullivan, Elementary Education Steven A. Taylor, Elementary Education Michael E. Teike, Athletic Training Mark A. Thyr, Atheltic Training Debra A. Tomlinson, Elementary Education Natalie R. Tuesday, Elementary Education Katrina Christine Undercoffer, Physical Health Education Samuel H. Vickroy, Technical Education Timothy C. Volzer, Secondary Education Kimberly P. Vonderau, Elementary Education Diane C. Mansfield-Wagner, Technical Education Willye Mae H. Walker, Special Education Bridget B. Walters, Sports Medicine James P. Weber, Technical Education Diane Weisburn, Elementary Education Kelly Werber, Elementary Education Wendell C. Wilson Jr., History Can you believe Jim Otto also jumps around at football games with a tail and a pouch as our mascot, Zippy? Seniors, Stuart-Wilson 235 John M. Wolf, Secondary History Barry Woodhull, Science COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Rohaizad Abd-Wahid, Electrical Engineering Adnan A. Al-Eid, Civil Engineering Michelle A. Allenbach, Electrical Engineering Kayvan Ardalan, Mechanical Engineering Donald Ash, Mechanical Engineering Edward Gombert Aufuldish, Chemical Engineering William Charles Ault, Mechanical Engineering Jeffrey F. Axe, Electronic Engineering Ricardo S. Banal II, Construction Technology Gentry Barnes, Electrical Engineering William Barnes, Electrical Engineering Craig A. Becker, Electrical Engineering Damon J. Blackford, Mechanical Engineering William Bown, Electrical Engineering Rhonda E. Boyd, Civil Engineering Earl Alan Brass, Chemical Engineering Paul Brinkerhoff, Electrical Engineering True Cuong Bui, Electrical Engineering “Songfest” annually provides Greeks on campus an opportunity to show their talents and friendship. 236 Seniors, Wolf-Bui James G. Buvalic, Mechanical Engineering Marcia Jane Caldwell, Chemical Engineering Ron Canary, Construction Technology Delbert Channels, Civil Engineering Niki Charalanbidou, Civil Engineering James G. Chilinski, Construction Technology Elaine Rose Ciocca, Electrical Engineering Brian E. Connolly, Chemical Engineering Jeffrey C. Conrad, Electrical Engineering Mark Henry Cressman, Mechanical Engineering Michael D. Cronebach, Civil Engineering James A. Crowl, ELectrical Engineering Don W. Cummings, Mechanical Engineering Denise E. Deem, Mechanical Engineering Nick R. DiGeronimo, Construction Technology Scott A. Dilling, Mechanical Engineering Charles J. Docs, Mechanical Engineering Daniel Domin, Mechanical Engineering Allan M. Drouhard, Chemical Engineering Edward L. Drouhard, Electrical Engineering Ronald Warren Edmunds, Mechanical Engineering Mark Anthony Enot, Electrical Engineering David Evans, Mechanical Engineering Alan J. Fahrner, Mechanical Engineering Terry G. Fedor II, Mechanical Engineering Michael W. Felix, Mechanical Engineering Kenneth A. Folk, Civil Engineering Nevin L. Forry, Mechanical Engineering Rebecca S. Foster, Construction Timothy Alan Fuller, Mechanical Engineering Seniors, Buvalic-Fuller 237 Willian Giambra, Mechanical Engineering Annette M. Giersch, Mechanical Engineering Ronald Godine, Jr., Electrical Engineering John Joseph Grabnar, Civil Engineering Kenneth Leo Grosswiller, Mechanical Engineering Stephen A. Hamm, Chemical Engineering Jeffrey M. Henderson, Electrical Engineering Robert Blair Hiltbrand, Mechanical Engineering Graeme R. D. Hodson, Electrical Engineering Daniel E. Holowecky, Chemical Engineering Marcia Diane House, Chemical Engineering Mohamad Ismail Ibramsa, Mechanical Engineering Kenneth L. Kimes, Electrical Engineering Richard W. King, Electrical Engineering Thomas Edward Kittinger, Mechanical Engineering Ruth A. Klee, Civil Engineering Jeffery A. Kubiak, Mechanical Engineering George Nicholas Kukich, Electrical Engineering Steve David La Bolt, Mechanical Engineering Tin H. Le, Electrical Engineering Chi L. Lee, Mechanical Engineering Gordon Lee Lehman, Mechanical Engineering Richard Ray Lewis, Jr., Mechanical Engineering George J. Lipczynski, Mechanical Engineering Phillip M. Logue, Electrical Engineering Phillip M. Lovalenti, Chemical Engineering Bryan J. Mackulin, Mechanical Engineering John S. Malinzak, Mechanical Engineering Julie A. Manson, Electrical Engineering Patricia Lynn Markel, Chemical Engineering 238 Seniors, Giambra-Markel I - Maure E. Me Carthy, Chemical Engineer Carrie B. McFarland, Elementary Education Jeffrey B. McHale, Electrical Engineering William Patrick McIntosh, Mechanical Engineer Jeff S. Mills, Electrical Engineering Steve Milovancev, Mechanical Engineering Harley Moeljanto, Electical Engineering Rosli Mohamad Zin, Civil Engineering Mark D. Mroczynski, Mechanical Engineering Lisa M. Mueller, Chemical Engineerin Michael V. Musci, Mechanical Engineering Christopher H. Myers, Electrical Engineering Simon A. Nathan, Electrical Engineering Dinesh Neelay, Electrical Engineering James A. Niemann, Electrical Engineering Edward P. Perl, Electrical Engineering Charles H. Perry, Jr., Mechanical Engineering Giao Q. Pham, Electrical Engineering Gary William Poth, Electrical Engineering Thomas Albert Quinn, Civil Engineering Under head coach Gerry Faust, the football team won only four of eleven games. Division I football promises to be an uphill climb for the Zips. Seniors, McCarthy-Quinn 239 Richard William Reed, Civil Engineering Todd James Rich, Mechanical Engineering Todd Ellis Riley, Electrical Engineering John Patrick Rodak, Mechanical Engineering James Ford Rogers, Electrical Engineering David Romans, Chemical Engineering Nicholas Russell, Chemical Engineering Mark Matthew Sakian, Civil Engineering Nasser M. Salem, Electrical Engineering John Salman, Electrical Engineering Sean David Samblanet, Electrical Engineering John L. Schwendeman, Electrical Engineering Tome Sekulovski, Electrical Engineering Shahrizal Shamsudin, Civil Engineering Guy W. Smith, Mechanical Engineering James Sparrow, Chemical Engineering Jonathon C. Sprague, Electrical Engineering Robert Scott Stoolmiller, Electrical Engineering Abdul Hadi Sulaiman, Civil Engineering George Stephen Swiger, Electrical Engineering After finishing second in the national championship the previous year, the Zips soccer team struggled to put together a 12-6-3 season this year. 240 Seniors, Reed-Swiger Thomas R. Szoke, Electrical Engineering Amy J. Tabor, Mechanical Engineering Jeffrey D. Teter, Mechanical Engineering Demetra Theocharopoulos, Mechanical Engineering Mohammad Saeed Tufail, Civil Engineering David Twigg, Electrical Engineering Kevin I. Underwood, Chemical Engineering Yvette Y. Wallrath, Electrical Engineering Kevin Weaver, Mechanical Engineering Roger Webel, Mechanical Engineering David H. Welly, Mechanical Engineering Paul F. Wittibschlager, Electrical Engineering Jeffrey T. Woods, Construction Technology Andrew J. Woyat, Civil Engineering Michael R. Wrobel, Electrical Engineering Jeffrey M. Yackley, Electrical Engineering Gary E. Yoder, Chemical Engineering David A. Young, Mechanical Engineering Ismail Jafli Yusop, Mechanical Engineering Michael R. Zaccardelli, Civil Engineering Mohd. Fadzil Zainal Abidin, Civil Engineering Michael Zanin, Mechanical Engineering COLLEGE OF FINE APPLIED ARTS Kim Abel, Graphic Design David James Aberth, Music Education Morma J. Acoff, Clothing Textiles Patricia A. Anderson, Graphic Design Marcella R. Arcaro, Social Work Kelly Armstrong, Child Life Shelly G. Armstrong, Social Work Criminal Justice Deborah Ann Arslanian, Graphic Design Seniors, Szoke-Arslanian 241 Karen Atleson, Food and Nutrition Jo Ann Auer, Social Work Vinton Paul Bair, Mass Media Jasmina Balas, Communications Mariane T. Banar, Dance Sandy J. Beale, Business Organizational Communication Gary E. Beck, Music Darryl Beverly, Business Organizational Communication Robert Joseph Bissler, Business Organizational Communication Janeane Marie Brainard, Communicative Disorders Steven J. Braman, Communications Tammy Brooke, Business Organizational Communication Timothey S. Buck, Graphic Design Cynthia A. Burgess, Clothing and Textiles Leighann Bush, Drawing Amy Cadwalader, Theatre Arts Catherine Campbell, Art History Lisa Ann Cape, Business Organizational Communication Patricia A. Cardwell, Dietetics Wendy Kay Carlton, Graphic Design Thomas Carpenter, Social Work Frank M. Casamento, Mass Communication Catherine Cervas Graphic Design Christina M. Cherri, Theatre Arts Lisa M. Chesnik, Child Life Stevan Chisnell, Mathematics Kathleen Cistone, Mass Media Communication Larry A. Conover, Business Organizational Communication Caryn M. Copac, Communicative Disorders James S. Couts, Graphic Design 242 Seniors, Atleson-Couts v Richard Davis, Graphic Design Elain de Greek, Ballet Dance Mark Edward Dodds, Business Organizational Communication Melanie A. Domagalski, Dietetics Food Science Virginia Dougan, Social Work Lori G. Douglass, Music Education Deborah Lynn Dzatko, Business Organizational Communication Tracy Elizabeth Eberhardt, Clothing Textiles Susan R. Eckard, Child Development Thomas Emmerson IV, Music Sandra D. Everage, Clothing Textiles Ken Filler, Mass Media Communications Kip Aaron Fiocca, Communication Rhetoric Tracy Fry-McLaughlin, Social Work Michelle M. Fulton, Dietetics Eileen M. Galloway, Child Life Toni Gasbarrino, Business Organizational Communication Jane E. Geekie, Clothing Textiles Kim Marie Geith, Mass Media Communications Christopher A. Gibbs, Business Organizational Communication The writing lab in Carroll Hall was again a busy place this year. About 750 students were helped by the English Composition staff. Seniors, Davis-Gibbs 243 Regina Grace Glover, Social Work Pamela A. Godfrey, Communications Mass Media Trena Y. Goosby, Clothing Textiles Ian A. Guistino, Communications Michael Allen Hairston, Communications Ann Marie Halbisen, Dance Allison Hamilton, Child Development Cherie Jean Hammonds, Family Ecology Julie Ann Hanke, Business Organizational Communication Mark Scott Harmon, History Rodney E. Harris, Communications Victor Ignatius Hart, Communications Mass Media Jeffrey S. Hartenstein, Communications Mass Media Julia Hasl, Theatre Arts Margaret Havansky, Theatre Arts Dan Hellriegel, Computer Science Lynnetta Hicks, Home Economics John J. Hirnikl, Commercial Art Leslie Lalos Hornak, Home Economics Connie Hotchkiss, French Lite beer and jello? Who ever said the night life on weekends in Akron was boring? 244 Seniors, Glover-Hotchkiss Kym Hughes, Social Work Daniel Irwin, Graphic Design Illustration Frances L. Jackman, Music Education Jacqueline L. Jackson, Child Development Jeffrey Allan Jackson, Dietetics Patricia Jameson, Social Work Inger Jensen, Social Work Michele Marie Johnson, Clothing Textiles Lena Ann Jones, Social Work Colleen Judge, Social Work Claudia M. Kaeberlein, Communications Mass Media Lisa Kermizis, Business Organizational Communication Thomas S. Killeen, Business Organizational Communication Jennifer A. King, Business Organizational Communication James E. Knapp, Music Education Cheri L. Knauss, Graphic Design Janet L. Knights, Home Economics Education Michael J. Kolcaba, Communications Mass Media Patrick Koval, Graphic Design Julie Ann Kramer, Social Work Lisa M. Kramer, Business Organizational Communication James G. Kraus, Ceramics Sculpture Diane C. Krebs, Clothing Textiles Daphne Lamprou, Fine Applied Arts Debra J. Leatherman, Child Development Child Life David A. Legats, Business Organizational Communication Dianne M. Leppin, Dance Kim Audrey Lewin, Clothing Textiles James F. Lewis, Communications Betsy Anne Lewis, Graphic Design Seniors, Hughes-Lewis 245 Jonathan E. Lockard, Business Organizational Communication Kelly M. Long, Business Organizational Communication Edward Mack, Business Organizational Communication Deborah Marshall, Fine Applied Arts Kathleen McGirty, Business Organizational Communication Colleen Marie McHenry, Dietetics Margaret Ann Meehan, Social Work Nancy A. Mego, Clothing Textiles Christina L. Merlo, Dietetics Christine M. Miller, Business Organizational Communication Gail A. Miller, Dietetics Kevin L. Miller, Jazz Studies Deborah J. Miner, Business Organizational Communication William J. Monachino III, Business Organizational Commun ication Kimberly A. Morgan, Social Work Susan Lore Mueller, Business Organizational Communication Bonnie Jo V. Noga, Social Work Mark W. Nowak, Graphic Design Karen A. O’Dell, Foods Nutrition Madeline Olexia, Communicative Disorders Elvie Owens, Sociology Corrections Jill A. Parker, Communicative Disorders Lowell A. Pate II, Communications Mass Media Constance A. Payne, Business Organizational Communication Johanna Perrino, Communications Michelle Petruzzi, Dance Dianna G. Phillips, Home Economics Education Raymond M. Powell, Foods Nutrition Linda M. Rafferty, Business Organizational Communication Kjirsten E. Ramlow, Dietetics 246 Seniors, Lockard-Ramlow ' ippy is always a big hit with kids at he football games. Polly M. Reiheld, Studio Art Graphic Design Jodie Lynn Reisner, Clothing Textiles Marjorie Ann Reynolds, Clothing Textiles Valerie Rinehart, Business Organizational Communication Kelly A. Robenstine, Business Organizational Communication Dana L. Rose, Communications Gina L. Rose, Business Organizational Communication Jill M. Rose, Communications Rhetoric Karen Sue Row, Communications Mass Media Robert W. Russell II, Dance Christine Sabo, Communications Sherry Schneider, Business Organizational Communication Shirley A. Schreiner, Social Work Lori Marie Schroeder, Business Organizational Communication Vanessa Shepherd, Food Nutrition Jospeh G. Shurilla, Business Organizational Communication Daniel M. Singer, Social Work Anna L. Small, Social Work Laura Lynn Smith, Business Organizational Communication Susan Lynn Smith, Dietetics Seniors, Reiheld-Smith 247 Cheryle Denise Snead, Communications Mass M edia Rita J. Southwood, Business Organizational Communication Desiree’ Spanski, Graphic Design Illustration Michael P. Stewart, Music Jazz Studies Richard O. Stinnett, Business Organizational Communication Charlene F. Surace, Graphic Design Maria Taffi, Business Organizational Communication Barbara Anne Taylor, Graphic Design Tracey L. Thompson, Dietetics Nancy Ann Tricaso, Music Education William H. Turner, Communication Judy Turschak, Child Life Cynthia Marie Uber, Home Economics Jessica Ann Valley, Dietetics Christina Veloira, Graphic Design Susan L. Wagner, Speech Language Pathology Victoria Alice Warner, Child Development Lisa Ann Waters, Communications Mass Media Nancy Ann Watts, Business Organizational Communication Theresa M. Weber, Business Organizational Communication Despite the loss to Kent State in the Acme Zip game, students still showed enthusiasm and support for the Zips. 248 Seniors, Snead-Weber Amy Marie Wendelken, Clothing Textiles Brian K. West, Business Organizational Communication Dawn A. Winkleman, Child Development Leann Woldin, Dietetics Rose Marie Zingrove, Social Work James H. Ziruolo, Social Work COLLEGE OF NURSING Mary Ann Hague-Akers, Nursing Lesa A. Allan, Nursing Kathy Alleshouse, Nursing Ann Ancona, Nursing Teresa Avens, Nursing Traci Ayrey, Nursing Mary E. Bagnola, Nursing Dana B. Bartik, Nursing Rachel Becker, Nursing Terri A. Belinsky, Nursing Michelle F. Boasten, Nursing Judy M. Bolek, Nursing Johnetta R. Bradley, Nursing Ann Marie Brady, Nursing Colleen Breen, Nursing Kathleen M. Breitenbach, Nursing Tammmie Jo Brettell, Nursing Majorie Broadhead, Nursing Mary C. Broslawik, Nursing Psychology Denise Ann Bugara, Nursing Brenda J. Busch, Nursing George E. Caldwell, Nursing Carin Lynn Campbell, Nursing Paula A. Capriulo, Nursing Seniors, Wendelken-Capriulo 249 Lisa Christina Carano, Nursing Cathy Carney, Nursing Christine E. Cipar, Nursing Melinda Clancy, Nursing Helen Colant, Nursing Linda L. Conti, Nursing Patricia M. Coyne, Nursing Susan L. Craig, Nursing Ann K. Crandall, Nursing Ann M. Curtis, Nursing Angelo Dangelo, Nursing Karen Ann Bacha Day, Nursing Mary C. Diver, Nursing Maureen Domagalski, Nursing Tim Dougherty, Nursing Janice Lynn Dunn, Nursing Catherine L. Dye, Nursing Terese M. Easterday, Nursing Beth A. Evans, Nursing Elaine M. Fagan, Nursing David L. Fletcher, Nursing Angela Flowers, Nursing Lesa Marie Foltz, Nursing Gail M. Frangos, Nursing Laura Jane Gaj, Nursing Neth A. Gambone, Nursing Beth A. Gauntner, Nursing Carol Geisman, Nursing Dianne L. Gilliam, Nursing Grace M. Gladman, Nursing 250 Seniors, Carano-Gladman Irene K. Glanville, Nursing Marianne C. Goldyn, Nursing Colleen Goodnight, Nursing Jody Gowin, Nursing Vicki Gribble, Nursing Cynthia A. Grimmett, Nursing Kimberly A. Groves, Nursing Lori Ann Groves, Nursing Christine M. Guban, Nursing Michelle A. Hale, Nursing Ann Hadlock, Nursing Donna J. Hall, Nursing Debra Kay Hanscom, Nursing Elbe Heijnen, Nursing Tammy Hennings, Nursing Wendy M. Hlavsa, Nursing Jeanne Hodge, Nursing Nancy B. Hodge, Nursing Beth Marie Hoffman Heus, Nursing Dimitri D. Holston, Nursing The new Ocasek Natatorium provides students with opportunities for exercise and recreation. Racquetball is a favorite of many students. Seniors, Glanville-Holston 251 Kimberly A. Hone, Nursing Carolyn Huffman, Nursing Holly A. Jackson, Nursing Doreen Iafelice, Nursing Tracy J. James, Nursing Beverly A. Johnson, Nursing Jennette Jubina, Nursing Lisa Catherine Juguilon, Nursing Robin C. Justice, Nursing Tami J. Kahler, Nursing Lynette L. Kasunick, Nursing Jeff Keller, Nursing Maria Lyn Kobak, Nursing Laura L. Kochis, Nursing Karla Klare Kunkel, Nursing Keum Nam Kwon, Nursing Walid Lababidi, Nursing Maria L. LaPerna, Nursing Beth Ann Lapinskas, Nursing Bonnie Leonard, Nursing Under the strong guidance and direction of Bob Huggins, the Zips basketball team put together a 21- 7 record. 252 Seniors, Hone-Leonard Tracy D. Levengood, Nursing Mary Lipovan, Nursing Kimberly A. Lynett, Nursing Lynnette D. Marshall, Nursing Joanne Martin, Nursing Mary Lee Matyk, Nursing Carolyn M. Mauser, Nursing Debbie McCartney, Nursing Sharon A. McFarland, Nursing Suzette Lana McGrath, Nursing Ruth McHugh, Nursing Jean L. Mell ' ody, Nursing Lisa M. Mlady, Nursing Diana Moore, Nursing Lisa J. Morgan, Nursing Regina K. Mraz, Nursing Indira Nalawadi, Nursing Susan L. Null, Nursing Michael Ondrus, Nursing Brenda C. Osburn, Nursing Karen L. Payne, Nursing Lori Peters, Nursing Kelly A. Pierce, Nursing Kathryn Pontious, Nursing Nathan R. Porter, Nursing Mary L. Reilly, Nursing Melanie Retzer, Nursing Rebecca A. Renicker, Nursing Susan L. Rodriguez, Nursing Paula Romeo, Nursing Seniors, Levengood-Romeo Karen Marie Rospotynski, Nursing Theresa Ross, Nursing Craig Ryan, Nursing Kelly Saffield, Nursing Evelyn C. Samples, Nursing Deborah Schaefer, Nursing Mary Josephine Schmitt, Nursing Susan E. Schubach, Nursing Lori Scott, Nursing Sherrie Ann Searfloss, Nursing Lisa Segedi, Nursing Sandy Sesock, Nursing Stephanie Sferra-Zitney, Nursing Lee Ann Shade, Nursing Bonnie Lynn Shamakian, Nursing Laura Shanklin, Nursing Christine Marie Shinosky, Nursing Pamela L. Shockey, Nursing Cheryl Ann Siebert, Nursing Laura E. Smilie, Nursing Regina M. Silagy, Nursing Dawn M. Smith, Nursing Larry Smith, Nursing Tracie Lynn Smith, Nursing John Smithrey, Nursing Jill Anderson Snahnican, Nursing Paul Snahnican, Nursing Denise M. Snyder, Nursing Michele Snyder, Nursing Nancy J. Sorensen, Nursing 254 Rospotynski-Sorensen Breanna J. Speedy, Nursing Angela Gloria Squaer, Nursing Tammi A. Starr, Nursing Glenda A. Steele, Nursing Barbara A. Storti Sandra M. Stover, Nursing Laura Lyn Taggart, Nursing Patrick Thornton, Nursing Debra L. Tucker, Nursing Cheryl D. Tyus, Nursing Karen Van Camp, Nursing Barbara A. Vargo, Nursing Theresa Ann Veloira, Nursing Diana Jean Virovec, Nursing Therese Marie Wade, Nursing Marijane H. Walker, Nursing Cynthia A. Washington, Nursing Cynthia Jean Wilson, Nursing Joseph White, Nursing Connie Willoughby, Nursing Kay L. Wind, Nursing Sophia Ann Xides, Nursing Kathryn Yeasted, Nursing Laurie Ann Young, Nursing Leslie F. Young, Nursing Christine M. Zeuli, Nursing Ned Owen Ron Herman Speedy-Herman 255 Arts And Sciences Anders, Emily E.BA, English Armocida, James.BS, Biology. Arvay, Lisa B.BS, Math. Presidential Scholar; Achievement Academy Academic All-American; Omicron Delta Kappa; Softball; Volleyball. Avery, Jeanine.BS, Computer Science. Top 100 Collegiate Women; Who’s Who; Academic All-American; Outstanding Young Women in America; A- Key; Alpha Lambda Delta; Mortar Board; Phi Sigma Alpha; Delta Sigma Theta sorority; Computer Science Club; Black Computer Science Assembly; National Society of Black Engineers. Azodi, Masoud.BS, Biology. Dean’s list; Turkish-American Student Association; Future Physicians Club. Babai, Mojgan.BA, Chemistry. Phi Sigma Alpha, Pi Delta Phi. Baker, Dawn LeRay.BA, Political Science Business and Organizational Communication. Dean’s list; Women in Communication. Barnett, Carlton, O.BS, Biology. Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, President; Associated Student Government; Interfraternity Council. Barua, Rupak.BS, Biology Enivironmental Health. International Student Club; Intramural Soccer Volleyball. Baxter, Vanessa E.BA, Child Life. Kappa Omicron Phi. Bell, MaryLee.BS, Chemistry. Dean’s list. Benefiel, Kimberly A.BA, English. Beohmerle, Edward William. BA, Political Science. Dilley Scholarship; Phi Eta Sigma, President; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Alpha Theta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Dean’s list; Intramural Football Volleyball; AFROTC; Student Toastmasters: Senior Class Board. Bevan, Sona Marie.BA, Psychology. Academic Scholarship; Dean;s list; Psi Chi; Intramural Volleyball Football; Psychology Club. Blackburn, Katherine A.BA, English. Buchtelite, Opinion Page Editor. Blinkhorn, Kevin David.BS, Computer Science. Computer Science Club. Bonder, Mary G.BS, Computer Science Mathematics. Scholastic Scholarship; Alpha Lambda Delta; Dean’s List; Computer Science Club. Bossier, Carol L.BS, English. Pixley Scholarship. Boudreau, Nancy E.BS, Marketing. National Residence Hall Honorary; Akron Baseball Batgirl; Residence Hall Program Board; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Bracey-Gibbon, John. BA, Political Science. Bradford, Fred J.BS, Biology. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Bray, Thomas. BA, Geology. Outing Club. Brownlee, Christina.MA, Public Administration. Data Processing Management Association; Electronics Club. Burger, Diane E.BS, Computer Science. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Pi Mu Epsilon; Phi Sigma Alpha; Ski Club; Computer Science Club. Burleson, David G.BS, Chemistry. Outstanding Chemistry Student; Chemistry Club. Caputo, Randy J.BA, Political Science. Theta Chi fraternity; College Republicans; Gallucci Hall Government, Secretary; Residence Hall Program Board, Major Events. Casini, Kimberly Ann.BA, Psychology. Intramural Volleyball Soccer. Charlton, Michael.BA, English. Dean’s list. Chaudhry, Nina H.BS, Medical Technology. Med. Tech. Club; Biology Club. Chen, Qian.MA, Urban Studies. Chenevey, Margaret M.BS, Geology. Dean’s List; Alpha Lambda Delta; Geology Club. Cherne, Brian Guy.BA, Economics. College Republicans, Chairman; Economics Club; Japanese Club; Ohio Students Association. Chuaicharoen, Titirat.MA, Economics. Cingel, Patricia Wayman.BA, Psychology. Dean’s list, Evening Student Council. Colton, Tracey L.BA, Psychology. Certificate in Gerontology. Tel-Buch: Editor- in-Chief, Managing Editor, Residence Hall Editor; Gerontology Association, Vice- President; Senior Class Board; Psychology Club; Residence Hall Program Board; Student Publications Board. Conforti, Emma.BA, Spanish Italian. Italian Club, Pre-Law Club. Crabtree, Walden B.BA, Psychology. Track, Psychology Club. Crawford, 2Lt. George Scott.MA, Political Science Intrenational Relations. National Women’s Aeronautical Scholarship Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Sigma Alpha; Lambda Alpha Epsilon; Alpha Epsilon; Dean’s list; Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; AFROTC: Vice Group Commander, Chief of Standardization; Chief of Finance, Flight Commander; Arnold Air Society; Student Toastmasters. Cronebach, Stephen Glen.BS, Geography Cartography. Geography Club; American Friends Service Committee. Croston, Kendel.BA, History. Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Sigma Alpha; Alpha Lambda Delta; English Conversation Exchange Partners. Danko, James A.BS, Electronic Technology. Phi Theta Kappa; Tau Alpha Pi; Dean’s list; Electronics Club. Dearth, Kimberly.BS, Medical Technology. DeCarbo, Andrea Marie.Ba, Sociology Law Enforcement. Alpha Upsilon; University Program Board; Sociology Club; Pre-Law Club. Denholm, Richard M.BA, Political Science. Ray C. Ellen P. Bliss Political Science Scholarship; Honors Scholarship; Dean’s list; Intramural Football; Pre-Law Club. Denning, David M.BS, Computer Science. DiDonato, John P.BS, Computer Science. Computer Science Club. DiMascio, John Anthony. BS, Biology. Dean’s list; Phi Gamma Delta fraternity; Intramural Football Soccer. Di Nicola, Joyce Marie. BA, Spanish. Sigma Delta Pi, President; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Mortar Board; National Residence Hall Honorary; Residence Assistant; RHPB Major Events Committee; RHPB RA Liason; Residence Hall Governemnt. Dittmore, Jacqueline S.BA, French. French Club, Treasurer. Dumm, Robert.BS, Biology. Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. Elliot, Douglas L.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, President; IFC Scholarship Committee. Ellis, Kimberly A.BA, Mathematics. American Legion Leadership Award; Daughters of the Patriot Revolution Leadership Award; Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Leadership Award; Arnold Air Society, Commander, Administration, Pledge Trainer. English, Kiomoka S.BA, Criminal Justice Political Science. Evans, D. Matthew.BA, Psychology. Psi Chi. Faehnrich, William James.BS, Computer Science. Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta; Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball; College Bowl. Fashian, Mark W.BS, Biology. Academic Scholarship; Phi Eta Sigma; Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Soccer, Volleyball. Fernandez, Marjorie.BS, Applied Statistics Mathematics. Math Club; United States Karate Association. Ferrato, Tina M.BA, English. Johnson Club, Secretary; Philosophy Club, President. Film, Frances Sarah.BA, Sociology Corrections, Minor- 256 Senior Index, Anders-Forrest Criminal Justice. Continuing Education Scholarship; Alpha Delta Kappa; Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Basketball Volleyball; Sociology Club. Fitzsimmons, Brenda S.BA, Psychology. Presidential Scholar; Phi Sigma Alpha; Dean’s List; Psychology Club; French Club. Forrest, Jo Anna M.BS, Sociology Gerontology. Varsity Track; Intramural Football, Basketball, Volleyball; Sociology Club, Secretary Treasurer; True Vine Campus Ministries. Forsyth, Andrew J.BS, Computer Science. Franklin, John D.BA, Political Science Criminal Justice, Minor- Law Comparative Politics. Phi Alpha Delta, Pre-Law Club. Fredley, David S.BS, Physics BA, Chemistry. Sigma Delta Sigma, President; Dean’s list; Society of Physics Students; Amaerican Association for the Advancement of Science. Freeman, Christopher J.BA, Political Science Criminal Justice. Intramural Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball. Fuller, Michael Steven. BA, Spanish. Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, Prayer Coordinator, Bible Study Coordinator. Garcia, Gina E.BA, Spanish. Dean’s list; Basketball; International Club. Garris, Timothy Ronald.BA, Sociology Corrections. Varsity Basketball. Gerber, Brian S.BS, Biology. Dean’s list, Student tutor. Giauasis, Argery Elaine.BA, Political Science Public Policy. Dean’s list; Delta Gamma Sorority, Public Realtions Corresponding Secretary; Associated Student Government Senator; Associated Student Government Superior Court Justice; Panhellenic Council; Tel-Buch. Gilchrist, Anne M.BS, Natural Science. Alpha Sigma Phi; Intramural Volleyball. Grant, Frank.PhD, Polymer Science. Graser, Robert E.BS, Pre- Med. Griffith, Donald E.BA, Political Science Criminal Justice. Dean’s list; Pre-Law Club. Griffiths, Dave.BS, Computer Science. Computer Science Club; Honors Club. Gulajski, David Allen.BA, Computer Science. Dean’s list; Intramural Football Basketball; Computer Science Club. Habick, William M.BA, Mathematics. University Associate Scholarship; Phi Sigma Alpha; Dean’s list; Intramural Tennis. Hall, Juli.BA, Psychology. Dean’s list, Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Psychology Club, Secretary. Hammond, Ronald Eric.BA, Applied Math Statistics. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; Intramural Football Basketball; Student Tutor. Hansel, Joel Aaron.BS, Biology. Harris, Laurel Margaret.BS, Biology. Tau Beta Sigma; Marching Band; Varsity Band. Hatfield, Mark D.BS, Chemistry. Haynam, Jeffrey Eugene.BS, Computer Science. University Ski Racing Team. Herbert, Michael T.BA, Geology. Hercher, Rhonda Lee.BS, Biology. Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Sigma Alpha; Dean’s list; International Affairs Society; Future Physicians Club; College Bowl; Senior Class Board. Herman, Stephan.BS, Computer Science. Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Hodge, Lisa.BA, Psychology. Psi Chi, Treasurer; Intramurals; RHPB Major Events Committee; Hall Government; Psychology Club. Hood, Valeri Ann.BS, Biology. Dean’s list; Honors program. Horvath, Louise Jartz.MA, English. Houck, Michelle.BS, Biology. Howard, Constance J.BA, Psychology. Psychology Club. Humphreys, Laura Beth.BA,Applied Math Statistics. Samuel Selby Scholarship; Omicron Delta Kappa; Honors Program; Presidential Scholar; Dean’s list; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Sigma Epsilon; Pi Mu Epsilon, President; Computer SCience Club; Math Club, Secretary; Honors Club; Dean’s Council; Student Tutor; Residence Hall Government. Huzicka, Michele M.BA, Biology, Minor-Professional Writing. Intramural Football Soccer. Jamshidi, Cynthia.BS, Biology. Janish, Sheri L.BS, Natural Sciences. Alpha Lambda Delta; Dean’s list; Biology Club, President; Future Physicians Club. Janow, Sharie A.BS, Chemistry. American Chemical Society; Chemistry Club; Student Tutor. Jarvis, David Allen.BA, Psychology. Certificate in Gerontology. Outstanding Academic Pursuit; Alpha Omega Christian Fraternity; Psychology Club; Gerontology Association; Campus Patrol. Jarvis, Lorna.BA, Psychology. Psychology Club, Psi Chi. Jones, Catherine A.BS, Biology.Future Physicians Club. Joseph, Celeste M.BS, Biology. RHPB Major Events. Kalikin, Linda.BS, Biology. Presidential Scholar, Tau Beta Sigma, Treasurer President; Alpha Lambda Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Marching Band, Varsity Band. Keblesh, John W.BA, Mathematics Philosophy. Phi Eta Sigma; Pi Mu Epsilon; Phi Sigma Alpha. Kebley, Patricia M.BS, Medical Technology. Pi Sigma Alpha; Intramural Football; Softball Volleyball; Hall Government; Medical Technology, President, Vice President, Treasurer Secretary. Kienapple, Mary Ann.BS, Computer Science. Dean’s list; Computer Science Club; WAUP FM; Japanese American Friendship Association. Kimes, Michele Rene.BS, Biology. King, Leniece.BA, Psychology. WRHA Radio Staff. Knipple, Eric J.BS, Biology. Dean’s list; National Residence Hall Honorary; Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity; Karate; Biology Club, Vice President; Resident Assistant; RHPB; Gallucci Hall Government, President; SAMS Committee. Knowles, Thomas M.MS, Polymer Science. Koutrodimos, Demetra.BA, Political Science. Mortar Board; Rho Lambda; Phi Alpha Delta; Alpha Gamma Delta sorority, President; Pahellenic Council; ASG. Kronitz, Barbara.BS, Medical Technology. Phi Sigma Alpha; Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; Laier, Mary Patricia. BA, Psychology, Patricia Adamson Scholarship; Psychology Club; Gerontology Association, President. Lantz, Scott L.BS, Physics. Dean’s list. Lee, Thomas A.BS, Cartography. Dean’s list; Phi Sigma Alpha. Linnen, Mark T.BS, Chemistry. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports. Linton, Eric W.BS, Biology. Dean’s list. Makar, Kenneth John.BA, Political Science. Dean’s list;ASG. Malec, Marigene.BS, Chemistry. RHPB; Chemistry Club; ACES. Marshall, Mark.BA, Political Science History. Dean’s list; Phi Alpha Delta; UPB; ASG, Senator. May, David E.BS, Computer Science. Computer Science Club. McCall, Michael Adam.BA, Political Science Criminal Justice. Student Press Club, Vice President; Politics Club. McClure, Michelle C.BA, Psychology. McCrory, James M.BS, Computer Science, Minor- Mathematics. Collegiate Academic All-American; Ohio Senior Index 257 Academic Scholarship; Darky Scholarship; Dean’s list; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Sigma Alpha; Amateur Radio Club, Vice President; Computer Science Club; Student Government University Affairs Committee; Wrestling Club; Outing Club; Kung Fu Club. McGee, Rheadawn.ASSOC, Offfice Administration Word Processing. McGovern, Sean.BA, English. University Gaming Society, President; Citizen of the World. McIntosh, Lester.BA, Chemistry. Chemistry Club. Michael, James George.BS, Physics. Householder’s Award; A-Key; Who’s Who; Sigma Phi Omega, Treasurer; Sigma Phi Omega Honorary, President; National Residence Hall Honorary, Treasurer; Society of Physics Students, President; Resident Assistant; Gallucci Hall Government, Advisor; Torrey Hall Government, Advisor; American Instittute of Aeronautics and Astronautes. Miko, Lisa A.BA, Psychology. Alpha Lambda Delta; Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Miller, Raymond A.BS, Chemistry. Exxon Scholarship; Dean’s List; Intramural Football Basketball; Future Physician’s Club; Chemistry Club; Undergraduate Research Assistant in Chemistry. Mitchell, Jeffrey J.BS, Mechanical Technology. Intramural Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball. Morgan, Joseph M.BS, Computer Science. Mroczynski, Melisa A.BS, Natural Science. Dean’s List. Mullane, Jeanette.BA Political Science. Nash, Patrick T.BA, Political Science. Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Lambda Delta, Varsity Soccer, 4 year letterman, 2 year captain. Nathan, Monica.BA, Psychology. Dean’s List. Neaffer, Ronald O.BS, Physics. Dean’s List; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Sigma Alpha; Society of Physics Students, treasurer. Neocleous, Yassos.BS, Microbiology. Hellenic Club; Intramural Soccer. Norris, Scott E.BS, Computer Science. Computer Science Club. Nyabera, Phineas.M.MA, Economics. O’Verko, John.BS, Microbiology. Dean’s List; Outstanding Achievement Award, WUAP, Biology Club, Microbiology Lab Asst. Pace, Raymond.BA, Psychology. Honors College Scholarship Recipient; Order of Omega; Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity, President; Intramural Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball. Pennington, Garry J.BS, Natural Science. Perakovic, Andrea E.BS BA, Psychology Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha; Student Social Work League, Vice- President. Peterson, Teri L.BS, Biology. Pfendler, Sheila.BS, Biology. Future Physicians Club, Treasurer. Pham, Hien N.BS, Applied Math Statistics, Minor- Physics. Society of Industrial Applied Mathematics; Math Club; Society of Physics Students; Japanese Club. Piks, Robert Allen.BA, Psychology Social Science. Dean’s list; American Society for Personnel Administration; Athletic Club. Popescu, Ioana.BS, Physics. Powers-Moritz, Patricia K.BA, Sociology Anthropology, Geography. Sociology Club; Geography Club. Pragalos, Antoinette.BS, Natural Sciences. Biology Club. Price, Daniel L.BS, Economics. Whirlpool Scholarship; Omicron Delta Epsilon; International Honor Society in Economics; Intramural Sports; Economics Club. Quillen, Tracey,R.BA, Sociology. Sociology Club; Johnson Club. Raber, John,I.BA, Geography. Reodica, Maria,A.BS, Computer Science. Intramural Volleyball; Order of Diana; Computer Science Club; International Business Club; International Club, Filipino- American Club. Riley, Patrick J.BA, English. Rogers, James R.Jr.BA, Psychology. Psi Chi, Vice- President; Psychology Club, President. Rokovich, Roque A.BS, Geology. Ross, Charles W.BS, Chemistry. Dean’s List; Honors Research Project: Environmental Analysis; Village of Lakemore Commendation; Chemistry Club; Honors Club; Chemistry Club Newsletter Committee; American Chemical Society Student Affiliate. Rossiter, SteveBA, Mass Media Communications. Women in Communications. Rudolph, Lisa M.BS, Computer Science. Delta Sigma Beta sorority; Black Computer Science Assembly; Peer Counselor. Russell, Kimberly J.BA, Sociology Corrections, Minor- Criminal Justice. Dean’s List; Intramurals Football Volleyball; Resident Assistant; RHPB; Hall Government; Sociology Club; Summer Conference Staff. Russell, Susan.BS, Biology. Tokar, David Michael.BA, Psychology. Psi Chi, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma Alpha, Psychology Club, Johnson Club, Philosophy Club, Treasurer. Tomco, Kathy.BA, Psychology. Alpha Kappa Delta. Triash, Ziad Rushdi.BS, Mathematics. Intramural Soccer; Palestine Club, Vice President. Tucker, Robert S.BS, Computer Science. Unger, Roberts Ann.BA, English. Dean’s list; Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity Little Sis. Van Meter, Deborah A.BA, Psychology. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; American Society for Personnel Administration. Wade, Barbara L.BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha; Advocate, Editor; Student Social Work League; Women’s Network, Student Chapter. Walter, Jeffrey S.BA, Sociology Law Enforcement. Sociology Club. Weber, Jerry W.BS, Geology. Intamurals; Geology Club; Hall Government. Whitney, Michael P.BS, Chemistry. Intramural Sports. Whitt, Connie F.BA, French. Alpha Lambda Delta; Rho Lambda; Mortar Board; Alpha Phi, President Rush Chairman; Resident Assistant; Senior Class Board. Wittman, Mark Edward.BS, Computer Science. Bowling Team; Computer Science Club. Wortman, Marlene J.Associate, Office Administration Word Processing. Intramural Volleyball; Professional Secretaries International. Yeo, Lami.BS, Natural Science. Dean’s list; Phi Sigma Alpha; Hall Government. Zepp, Michael P.BS, Computer Science. Honors Club. Ziton, Theodore E.BS, Computer Science. Presidential Scholar; Phi Sigma Alpha; Intramural Sports; Honors Club. Zury, James C.BS, Natural Sciences. Biology Club. College Of Business Adams, John R.BS, Finance. A-Key; Who’s Who; Order of Omega; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Historian; Intramural Basketball, Volleyball, Football; Interfraternity Council, Blood Drive Chairman, Scholarship Chairman; Greek Programmming Board; May Day Committee; Homecoming Committee; Financial Management Association; Residence Hall Government; Senior Class Board, Treasurer. Albright, Michael Allen.BS, Marketing. Alex, Jacqueline.BS, Business 258 Senior Index Administration Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon; Associated Collegiate Entrepeneurs. Aliberti, Michael A.BS, Marketing. Thomas Brewster Marketing Scholarship; Outstanding Young Men of America; Honor’s Program; Dean’s list; Intramural Tennis; Pi Sigma Epsilon; UPB, Special Productions Chairperson. Allinger, Greg.BS, Marketing. Intramural Sports; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Allison, Jon F.BS, Accounting. Standard Oil Scholarship; Beta Gamma Sigma. Amerio, Mark K.BS, Finance. Delta Sigma Pi. Anich, Karen Elizabeth.BA, Production Management. Augustus, Brenda.BS, Marketing. Ayers, Renee’ L.BS, Accounting. Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority; Intramural Volleyball; Accounting Association. Bagwell, Sally A.BS, Marketing Personnel Management. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Bailey, Dione Elizabeth.BS, Marketing. Presidential Scholar; Mu Kappa Tau; Beta Gamma Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Bailis, Larry S.BS, Accounting. Bair, Jeffrey A.BS, Finance. Air Force ROTC, Sabre Drill Team. Baker, Susan L.BS, Industrial Management. American Society for Personnel Adminsitrators, Vice President. Bandy, Debororah A.BS, Industrial Mangement. American Society for Personnel Administrators. Barcus, Joan.BS, Marketing. Dean’s list; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Cheerleader, Captain Coach. Barnes, Steven J.BS, Marketing. Sigma Nu Fraternity. Barnett Jr., Lee D.BS, Accounting. Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. Beavers, Barbara A.BS, Finance. Bennett, Sue R.BS, Finance. Beta Gamma Sigma. Benny, Eric A.BS, Accounting. Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity; Bowling Team. Beule, David T.BS, Accounting. Order of Omega; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Senior Class Board; Student Toastmasters; Accounting Association; ASG, Executive Projects Awards. Bialko, Suzanne T.BS, Production Personnel Management. Dean’s list; Alpha Lambda Delta; Beta Gamma Sigma; Rho Lambda, Historian; Chi Omega Sorority, President, Personnel Chairman Scholastic Recognition Chairman; Intramural Football, Volleyball Soccer; Hall Government; Panhellenic Council, Secretary. Bick, Amy L.BS, Accounting. Price-Waterhouse Alumni Scholarship; Galen Roush Foundation Scholarship; Ohio Board of Regents Academic Scholarship; Presidential Scholar; Honors Program; Dean’s list; Beta Gamma Sigma, President; Beta Alpha Psi; Honors Club, Vice President; Mortar Board; Dean’s Advisory Council; Dean’s Student Coucil. Bizjak, Michele M.BS, Marketing. Intramural Volleyball; Delta Sigma Pi, Vice President-Chapter Operations, Chapter Relations Chair, Pledge Class President; Student Toastmasters; Dean’s Student Advisory Council; Senior Class Board; ASG; Executive Budget Committee. Blackburn, Daniel James.BS, Marketing. Blewitt, Bonnie.BS, Finance. Boberek, Daniel R.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Intramural Wrestling, Basketball, Football; Accounting Association. Bodner Jr., Delmar A.BS, Management. Sigma Iota Epsilon, Vice President; APPICS, Vice President. Bogdanski, Glenn A.BS, Accounting. ACE, Vice President; Accounting Association; ROTC. Bolton, Robert Jay.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon; Community Service Project, Chairman. Bondra, Frank J.BS, Personnel Management. American Society for Personnel Administration; Weight Club. Bowers, Birian L.BS, Finance. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Bowman, Dona Lee.BS, AAB, Accounting Data Processing. Philip Faye Lutz Scholarship; Ernst Whinney Scholarship; Peat Marwick Main Scholarship; Dean’s list; Omicron Delta Kappa, Secretary; Mortar Board; Beta Alpha Psi, President; National Association Accountants, President; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee; Senior Class Board; Dean ' s Advisory Council; ASG; Accouting Association; Student Toastmasters; Data Processing Management Association; Association Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Vice President; Homecoming Committee; A-Key. Brock, Kevin L.BS, Finance. Outstanding Young Men of America; A-Key; Order of Omega, President; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, President, Treasurer, Chaplain; Pi Sigma Epsilon; Interfraternity Council, President, Vice-President Treasurer; University Blood Drive, Chairman; Dean’s Council; Intramural Sports. Brockett, Marie.BS, Marketing. Broggini, Roger A.BS, Industrial Management. Mortar Board Award; Kappa Kappa Psi, Vice President Chair Activities. Brown, Margaret A.BS, Finance. ASG; Homecoming Committee; May Day Committee. Browning, Yea H.BS, Accounting. Bruno, Michael.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Buccino, Linda M.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Buckosh, Scott Alan.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Sigma Nu Fraternity, Treasuer, House Manager, Athletic Cahirman; Intramural Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Track. Burkhard, Ronald J.BS, Accounting. Minor in Data Processing. Beta Alpha Psi, Director of Field Trips Publicity; Accounting Association, Director of Field Trips Publicity; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee. Burkhart, Frederick J.BS, Industrial Management. Butts, Anthony Chad.BS, Personnel Management. Air Force ROTC. Cade, James A.BS, Finance Accounting. Accounting Association; Financial Management Association; Computer Science Club; National Association of Black Accountants Student Chapter; Student Toastmasters; Minority Business Student Association, Treasurer. Cameron, John B.BS, Marketing. Dean’s list; Pre-Law Club. Campailla, Joyce L.BS, Marketing. Carpenter, Amy M.BS, Industrial Management. American Society of Personnel Administration. Carroll, Thomas H.BS, Marketing. Order of Omega, Vice President; Sigma Nu Fraternity, President, Founding Father; Interfraternity Council, Chief Justice; Student Affairs Committee; E.A.S.C. Cavanaugh, Kathleen L.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon, Pledge Class Coordinator. Chapes Jr., Richard J.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association, Vice President; Student Toastmasters; Intramural Sports. Chilinski, Bernadine Marie.BS, Marketing. Chu, Robert.BS, Accounting. Ciraldo, Antonino.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Claxton, Beth.BS, Accounting. Clay, David E.BS, Industrial Management. LaRose Scholarship; Mirman Scholarship; Musson Scholarship; Dean’s list; Buchtelite, Business Manager; ASPA, Treasurer. Cline, W. Michael.BS, Marketing. Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Cogar, Jim.Associate, Business Management. Dean’s list; Phi Theta Kappa Fraternity; Student Senate, President; Wayne Mirror Staff. Senior Index 259 Conner, Kelly.BS, Accounting. Varsity Track. Contenza, Kathleen M.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon, Secretary Pledge Class Coordinator; Hall Government; RHPB, Publicity Chair; Homecoming Planning Committee; Intramurals. Cook, Marc J.BS, Marketing, Dean’s list. Cope, Gretchen A.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Corra, Mary.BS, Marketing. Financial Delta Gamma Excellence Award; Delta Gamma Sorority; Intramural Sports; Greek Programming Board; Panhellenic Council. Cox, Jerome.BS, Marketing. Delta Phi Alpha, President; German Club. Crislip, Jennifer Karen.Associate , Management Technology. Outstanding Business Student, Wayne General College; Phi Theta Kappa; OEA; Student Tutor. Croucher, Jeffrey A.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; Beta Gamma Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Sigma Pi Fraternity; Intramural Sports; RHPB, Major Events. Cunningham, Chalres S.BS, Marketing. Dannemiller, Michael J.BS, Accounting. Intramural Basketball. Davide, John R.BS, Finance. Minor in Data Processing. Phi Gamma Delta, Founding Father, Assistant Treasurer, Finance, Social Chairman; Intramural Football, Basketball, Soccer, Golf; Data Processing Management Association; Student Toastmasters; Financial Management Association, President. Davis, Tony E.BS, Marketing. Delagrange, Michael J.BS, Marketing. DeLaughter, Sharon D.BS, Accouting. Delta Sigma Pi; Student Toastmasters; Black United Students, Vice President. Delcoma, David Paul.BS, Marketing. Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity; Intramural Sports. Detling, Sherri R.BS, Marketing. Delta Sigma Pi; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee. Dibble, Donald B.BS, Marketing. Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity; International Business Club; Ski Club. Dimond, Jo Ann P.BS, Marketing. Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Gamma Sigma. DiPietro, Michael Ray.BS, Marketing. Intramural Sports. Dobersztyn, Lisa.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Dort, Carol J.BS, Marketing. Douds, Daniel.BS, Finance. Downey, Andrea K.BS, Industrial Management. Senior Class Board; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Drotos, William.BS, Industrial Management. Delta Sigma Pi; Intramural Sports; APICS. Drummond, Richard Scott.BS, Accounting. National Assocoation of Accountants. Dunne, Dawn Marie.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association. Dushane, Kimberly Ann.BS, Industrial Management. Dean’s list. Dwyer, John P.BS, Finance. Eberhardt, Michelle A.BS, Accounting. Outstanding Young Women of America Award; A- Key; Who’s Who; Omicron Delta Kappa; Rho Lambda; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, President Treasurer; Intramural Sports; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee; UPB; Greek Programming Board; Accounting Association; Senior Class Board; Delta Sigma Pi; National Association of Accountants, Student Chapter. Eckenrode, David.BS, Accounting. Edgar, Deanna E.BS, Accounting. Edmunds, N. Alan.BS, Management. Errol S. Pringle Scholarship; Dean’s list. Edwards, Charles H.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; Ski Club; Financial Management Association, Vice President of Special Events; Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Vice President of Programming. Fofe, Moijama B.BS, Finance. Culture Sharing Partner. Fout, Gary L.BS, Marketing. Friberg, Patricia C.BS, Accounting. Coopers Lybrand Scholarship; Honors Scholarship; Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Public Service Director; Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Vice President- Scholarsip, Accounting Association; Honors Club; RHPB, Major Events. Funderburk, Jeffrey A.BS, Industrial Management. Intramural Sports; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Gallagher, Laureen E.BS, Marketing. Delta Gamma Sorority. Gebhardt, Caroline U.BS, Accounting. Delta Gamma Sorority, Recording Secretary; Student Toastmasters, Public Relations Director; Accounting Association, Secretary, Public Relations Director, Executive Vice President. Goertzen, Glynn.BS, Marketing. Track. Gonci, Robert.BS, Finance. Varsity Track; Financial Management Association, Vice President Vice President- Finance; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Gould, Lois J.BS, Industrial Management. A-Key; Oustanding Evening Student; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Gamma Beta Sorority, Secretary; Evening Student Council, Treasurer. Griffey, Danyl L.BS, AAB, Production Management Data Processing. Groubert, Christopher J.BS, Accounting. Academic All- American; Omicron Delta Kappa; Varsity Track; Varsity Cross Country. Hadley, Scott E.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Intramural Sports; Accounting Association. Haiduc III, Samuel E.BS, Industrial Management. Intramural Football Basketball; APICS. Halkitis, Perry.BS, Accounting. Henline, Patricia L.BS, Marketing. Delta Phi Alpha, Secretary Treasurer; Ski Club; Intervarsity Christian Fellowship. Herbert, Lisa A.BS, Industrial Management. American Society for Personnel Administrators. Heydon, Charles R.BS, Personnel Management. American Society for Personnel Administrators; Student Toastmasters. Hoehn, Michael.BS, Marketing. Holzheimer, Donald A.BS, Marketing. Intramural Sports, WAUP. Horton, William J. BS, Finance Accounting. Theta Chi Fraternity; Financial Management Association; Accounting Association. Hudak, Matthew A.BS, Marketing. Intrenational Business Club, Vice President. Hudak, Suzanne Marie.BS, Accounting. Delya Sigma Pi. Hunter, Steve.BS, Marketing. Huston, Michele.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Accounting Association. Jeren, Todd.BS, Industrial Management. Johnson, Sally.BS, Marketing. Mu Kappa Tau. Joliff, Karen.BS, Marketing. Carsity Basketball Scholarship; Varsity Basketball. Jordan, Luann Cora.BS, Marketing. Delta Sigma Pi; Buchtelite, Assistant Advertising Manager. Joseph, Lois E.BS, Industrial Accounting. Kadow, Jeffrey S.BS, Accounting. Intramural Sports; RHPB, Major Events; Accounting Association. Karg, Frank L.BS, Finance. Kasunick, Tracy L.BS, Accounting. Intramural Football Volleyball; Hall Government; Accounting Association. Keller, Donna Marie.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association; Ecumencial Campus Ministry, President. Keller, Ronald B.BS, AAB, Finance, Data Processing. Keller, Scott Alan.BS, Market ing. Dean’s list. Kieke, Steven Wayne.BS, 260 Senior Index Finance Accounting. Presidential Scholar; Ohio Academic Scholar; Honors Program; Dean’s list; Beta Gamma Sigma; Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association; Student Toastmasters; Financial Management Association. Killeen, Thomas S.BA, Business and Organizational Communication. Kimble, Thomas E.BS, AAB, Accounting, Data Processing. Dean’s list; Data Processing Management Association, President Treasurer; Association of Collegiate Entreprenuers, Treasurer; Accounting Association. Kinnear, James P.BS, Marketing. Hall Government; Residence Hall Council. Klein, Gregory A.BS, Accounting. Outstanding Junior- Beta Gamma Sigma; Outstanding Pledge-Delta Sigma Pi; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Mortar Board; Accounting Association; Delta Sigma Pi; Honors Club. Knight, Janice.BS, Finance. Kopin, Michael.BS, Industrial Management. Kostich, William Thomas.BS, Marketing. Koutoukis, Evangelos S.BS, Industrial Management. Hellenic Club. Krauth, Richard P.BS, Marketing. Kremer, Stephen C.BS, Production Personnel Management. Honors Student; Order of Omega; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; RHPB, Major Events; Residence Hall Council; Inter-fraternity Council; Greek Programming Board; ASG; May Day Committee; Homecoming Committee; Senior Class Board, President; Gallucci Hall Government, Vice President. Krempasky, Frank P.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Intramural Sports; Hall Government; Accounting Association, Director of Fundraising. Krska, Edward J.BS, Marketing. Laier, Mary Christine.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Laikos, Peter Demetrios.BS, Management. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Larimore, Jeffrey K.BS, Accounting. Akron Academic Scholarship; Peat Marwick Main Co. Alumni Scholarship; Dean’s list; Beta Alpha Psi, Vice President; Omicron Delta Kappa, Treasurer; Intramural Sports; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee, Director of Soccer; Accounting Association, Treasurer President; Financial Management Association; Student Toastmasters; Dean’s Student Advisory Committee; Alumni Relations Chairman. Larsen, Keith.BS, Finance. Financial Management Association. Larson, Gerald K.BS, Marketing. Verlin P. Jenkins Scholarship; Omicrom Delta Kappa; Order of Omega; Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, President, Vice President Alumni Secretary; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Lastonkein, Tammy.BS, Personnel Management. American Society for Personnel Administrators; ACE. Lauerhass, Michele L.BS, Accounting. Alpha LAmbda Delta; Beta Alpha Psi; Delta Sigma Pi; Accounting Association; Financial Management Association; Resident Assistant. Leach, Raymond T.BS, Finance. Intramural Football Basketball; Students For Christ. Leiby, Elizabeth A.BS, Marketing. Mu Kappa Tau. Lichi, Cynthia K.BS, Industrial Management. APICS; American Society for Personnel Administrators; Computer Science Club. Liggett, Shannon D.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Beta Gamma Sigma; Beta Alpha Psi; Phi Eta Sigma; Intramural Volleyball Basketball; Accounting Association. Lombardo, Philip A.BS, Accounting. Lukszo, Tamara C.BS, Marketing. Luoni, Christopher F.BS, Marketing. NACURH Silver Pin Award; National Residence Hall Honorary, Vice President; Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity; Residence Hall Council, President, Vice President Treasurer. Lynch, LaVerne Alaine.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon; Minority Business Students Association; ACE. Magyaros, Michael J.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports; Accounting Association. Makosky, Donna.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Honors Student; Hall Government; Intramural Sports. Maneval, Chris M.BS, Marketing. March, Donna M.BS, Industrial Management. Beta Gamma Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Ski Club; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Marchetta, Michael A.BS, Finance. Paul Martin Scholarship; Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. Marks, Janet.BS, AA, Personnel Management, Computer Science. Que Tess- Omega Phi Psi Fraternity; Black United Students; Gospel Choir; Computer Science Club; American Society of Personnel Administrators. Marsinek, Larry.BS, Marketing. Martin, Dawn Marie.BS, Marketing. Intramural Soccer, Football Volleyball; Residence Hall Council; Hall Government; ASG; Senior Class Board, Secretary; Computer Science Club. Martin, Patricia.BS, Industrial Management. Matulin, Leigh E.BS, Marketing. Mu Kappa Tau; Pi Sigma Epsilon, Vice President of Communications. McAbler, James R.BS, Management. Intramural Football. McCullough, Scott Richard.BS, Production Management. Intramural Soccer; Hall Governemnt; Residence Hall Council. McFadden, Jerry .BS, Accounting. Edith Mae Eckler Memorial Scholarship; Omicron Delta Kappa; Beta Alpha Psi, Treasurer; Intramural Football Basketball; National Association of Accountants; Studennt Toastmasters; Accounting Association; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee. McKenzie, Lisa Kay.BS, Finance. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Financial Mangement Association. McKinley, John Willis.BS, Finance. McNeil, Margaret M.BS, Industrial Production Mangement. Honors Scholarship; APICS. Meister, Glenn Edward.BS, Indusrtrial Management. Kappa Kappa Psi; APICS, President; American Society for Personnel Administrators; Marching Band. Michalek, Ruth M.BS, Marketing. Dean’s list; International Association of Business Communicators, Vice President; Data Processing Management Association; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Mifflin, Kenneth A.BS, Management. Kappa Kappa Psi, President; Intramural Football Volleyball; Marching Band; Jazz Band Miller, Rick S.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Delta Sigma Pi; Intramural Sports; Accounting Association. Misbrener, Thomas J.BS, Marketing. Dean’s list. Moegling, Brian J.BS, Finance. ACE; Financial Management Association. Moncrief, Michele Dillon.BS, Marketing. Accounting Association. Moore, Bret M.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Moore, Christopher James.BS, Marketing. Alpine Ski Team; ACE. Moretti, Robb Anthony.BS, Marketing. George E. Price Scholarship; Dean’s list; Mu Kappa Tau; Intramural Football. Moser, Brian L.BS, Marketing. Minor in Data Processing. Pi Kappa Epsilon. Moyer, Jean.BS, Accounting. Mulroy, Maureen Mary.BS, Marketing. Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. Senior Index 261 Munz, Paul J.BS, Marketing. Mytnick, Larry J.BS, Accounting. Intramural Football, Basketball, Softball Soccer; Accounting Association. Nagy, Attlia.BS, Accounting. Nagy, Elizabeth A.BS, Accounting. Nagy, Pamela Sue.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Nicholas, John Edward.BS, Personnel Management. Pi Kappa Epsilon. Nickel, Scott.BS, Accounting. Deloitte Haskins Sells Alumni Scholarship; Junior Civic Women’s Club Scholarship; Akron Continuing Student Scholarship; Rousch Memorial Scholarship; Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association. Nickison, Steven R.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; ACE, Treasurer; Financial Management Associaiton, Chairman of Fund-Raising. Novotny, Kevin T.BS, Industrial Accounting Production Management. Intramural Sports; Data Processing Management Association. Otte, Constance J.BS, Marketing. Resident Assistant; RA Liason. Paglia, Michael A.BS, Management. Intramural Football, Basketball Soccer; APICS. Palmer, Brian L.BS, Accounting. Intramural Football Basketball; Accounting Association. Panetti, Maria C.BS, Marketing. Rho Lambda; Delta Gamma Sorority, Vice President Rush Chairman Chapter Programming, Panhellenic Delegate; Greek Programming Board Co-Coordinator; Homecoming Court; Senior Class Board; Panhellenic Council Rush Counselor. Perry, Kristin Marie.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; Delta Sigma Pi; Financial Management Association; ACE. Piasecki, Sandra I.Bs, Accounting. Piatt, Frank S.BS, Industrial Management. Dean’s list; Wayne College Senate, Treasurer. Pickens, Ruth.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Pitts, Timothy P.BS, Accounting. Deans’s list; Intramural Basketball Football. Plank, Patricia G.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list. Potonic, Lawrence Gregory.BS, Marketing. Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity; Intramural Sports; Hall Government; Residence Hall Council. Prioli, Bradley.BS, Busienss Management. Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity; Intramural Football Basketball; SAMS. Provost, Diane Marie.BS, Accounting. Ohio Board of Regents Academic Scholarship; Akron Academic Scholarship; Alpha Lambda Delta; Beta Alpha Psi; Delta Sigma Pi; Intramural Sports. Pryor, Annette Marie.BS, Marketing. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Pi Sigma Epsilon; Gospel Choir; Student Alumni Association; Peer Counselor; Minority Business Student Association; ASG, Senator; Black United Students; Grrek Council. Pupo, Debra.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Puster, Cathy G.BS, Accounting. Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association. Putt, Julie A.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Raffa, Salvatore A.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Accounting Association; ASG, Elections Committee Exectutive Budget Committee. Raggins, Dennis J.Bs, Management. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Rakich, Steven T.BS, Marketing. Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity, Vice President Membership; Greek Programming Board. Rauckhorst, Diane.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon; Intramural Softball Volleyball. Rawley, Patrick.BS, Accounting. University Scholarship; Alumni Scholarship. Raymond, Kristin R.BS, Finance. Financial Management Association. Rayome, David L.BS, Finance. Redman, Ray.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association; Student Toastmasters. Reed, Eric J.BS, Industrial Management. Intramural Sports; Ski Club. Reese, Scott J.BS, Finance. Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, Founding Father; Intramural Sports; Financial Management Association, Vice President; Rho Epsilon. Reid, Geraljd.BS, Management. Reodica, Kimberly.BA, Marketing. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Mu Kappa Tau; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Intrenational Business Club, President; Pi Sigma Epsilon, Executive Board. Revesz, Eric L.BS, Management. Reynolds, Sr., Michael David.BS, Marketing. Rhee, Kyu Yong.MBA, Internaitonal Business Finance. FMA. Rice, Jennifer A.BS, Accounting. Rizkana, Ramy M.BS, Accounting. Dean ' s list; STudent Toastmasters, President, Director of Recriuting, Director of Intercollegiate Contest; Accounting Association, Director of Field Trips, Vice President Professional, Alumni Liason. Roberts, Pat.BS, Marketing. Outstanding Young Men of America; Pi Sigma Epsilon; Intramural Sports; Student Toastmasters, Vice President; Accounting Association, Vice President; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee, Co-Chairman; Student Alumni Association, Founding Member. Robinson, Merrian V.BS, Business Administration. Dean’s list; Peer Counselor; Minority Business Students Assembly, Vice President Treasurer. Root, Loretta L.BS, Personnel Management. Beta Sigma Phi Sorority; International Business Club; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Rounds Jr., R. Scott.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list. Rubino, Albert D.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association; Intramural Football Basketball. Sabella, George.BS, Finance. Samuelson, Carina E,BS, Marketing. Alpha Phi Soroity, Social Chairman, Sisterhood Chairman; Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity Little Sis, President, Secretary, Social Chairman; Marching Band, Flag Line Captain. Sarbach, Brian.BS, Industrial Accounting Production Management. Intramural Basketball. Sarvry, Michael Stephen.BS, Finance. Akron Scholarship. Scheideger, Nikki Lee.BS, Personnel Management. Delta Sigma Pi, Secretary; Intramural Sports. Schiff, Suzanne.BS, AAB, Accounting, Data Processing. Alpha Phi, Pledge Treasurer, Panhellenic Delegate; Intramuural Sports; Danceline. Schmid, Robert James.BA, Marketing. Beta Gamma Kappa; Mu Kappa Tau; Dean’s list; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Pi Sigma Epsilon; Intramural Football, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball. Sharpe Jr., David S.BS, Management. Varsity Basketball; Computer Science Club. Sizurezza, Salvitore Joseph.BS, Marketing. Simko, Linda M.BS, Accounting. Touche Ross Accounting Scholarship; Beta Alpha Psi; Accounting Association, Secretary; National Association of Accountants, Cascade Chapter President; Student Toastmasters. Skernivitz, Roberta Lynn.BS, Personnel Production Management. Intramural Sports; Marching Band, Flag Corps; RHPB, Majoe Events Publicity Chair; Hall Government, Secretary. Smathers, Timothy A.BS, Marketing. 262 Senior Index Smith, Jim.BS, Management. Smith, Matthew.BS, Marketing. Academic All- American; Varsity Soccer. Somerville, Katie.BS, Accounting. Sprague, Jeffrey T.BS, Finance. Minor in Economics. Phi Eta Sigma; Beta Gamma Sigma; Financial Management Association. Staats, Leonard Richard.BS, Marketing. Cheerleader. Stanziale, Rob.BS, Accounting. David P. Loyd Scholarship; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Pi Sigma Epsilon. Stark Jr., Donald P.BS, Marketing. Inramural Sports; Computer SCience Club. Starks, Desiree Dureene.BS, Industrial Management. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Delta Sigma Pi; Black Computer Science Assembly; Minority Business Association; Black Greek Council. Steele, Kenneth A.BS, Accounting. Stefanica, Elizabeth A.BS, Industrial Management. Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; American Society for Personnel Administrators, Vice President-Membership; Circle K. Stephens, Thomas.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports; American Real Estate Society. Stover, Beth A.BS, Personnel Management. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball. Sudia, Diane Lynn.BS, Marketing. National Cheerleading Award; Akron Athletic Scholarship; Akron Academic Scholarship; Velma Hesselbart Advertising Scholarship; 1987 Homecoming Queen; A-Key; Who’s Who; Academic All-American; Omicron Delta Kappa, President; Mortar Board, Treasurer; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Rho Lambda; Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Executive Vice President, Standards Cha irman, Service Chairman, Executive Board Pledge Class President; Varsity Cheerleader; Varsity Letterman; ASG, Senator; Student Alumni Association. Sunday, Gia M.BS, Marketing. Varsity Basketball; Intramural Basketball; International Business Club. Swansiger, Kim.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association. Teolis Jr., Richard A.BS, Marketing. Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. Thomas, Carmen A.BS, Accounting. Alpha Lambda Delta. Thompson, Linda T.BS, Marketing. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Tiffen, Gary D.BS, Marketing. Tittle, Renee’ L.BS, Marketing. Trent, Gregory A.BS, Finance. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Underation, Steven P.BS, Industrial Management. Phi Kappa Tau; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Vega, James A.BS, Marketing. Intramural Volleyball, Basketball, Football Soccer. Voros, Angela M.BS, Marketing. Pi Sigma Epsilon. Walsh, Charles M.BS, Accounting. Walters, Janet Susan.BS, Finance. Honors Scholarship; Galen Roush Scholarship; Honors Student; Phi Eta Sigma; Beta Gamma Sigma, Secretary. Warkall, Susan.BS, Accounting. Delta Gamma Sorority; Delta Sigma Pi. Wenk, Elizabeth J,BS, AAB, Marketing, Data Processing. Phi Theta Kappa; Mu Kappa Tau. Whalen, Linda Pierce.BS, Personnel Management. American Society for Personnel Administrators. Wheatcraft, Cindy Ramsey.BS, Finance. Whetzel, David Paul.BS, International Business. Dean’s list; International Business Club. White, Beth A.BS, Accounting. Accounting Association; National Accounting Association. Williams, William D.BS, Industrial Management. Intramural Basketball Volleyball; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Wilson, Daid Richard.BS, Industrial Accounting. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports; Accounting Association; APICS. Wise, Lisa Ann.BS, Marketing. Witt, Carol L.BA, Marketing. Rho Chi; Alpha Phi Sorority; Lone Star Fraternity Little Sis; Panhellenic Delegate. Wolf, Dale P.BS, Marketing. Intramural Sports; Zip Patrol. Woodcock, Richard E.BS, Insutrial Management. Wrasman, Barbara A.BS, Finance. Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Volleyball Softball. Wright, Jeff A •BS, Finance. Intramural Football, Basketball, Volleyball Racquetball; Financial Management Association. Yonders, Michael F.BS, Marketing. Mu Kappa Tau; Alpha Lambda Delta; Pi Sigma Epsilon; Intramural Basketball. Yurik, Michael J.BS, Accounting. Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball Softball; Rresident Assistant; Hall Government, Treasurer; Accounting Association. Zadiraka, James M.BS, Finance. ACE. Zarlino, Mark Joseph.BS, Production Management. Minor in history. Order of Omega; Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, Founding Father Intramurals Chairman; Intramural Flag Football, Volleyball, Soccer Basketball; RHPB, Major Events; Hall Govcernment, Treasurer; APICS. Zednik, Loei S.BS, Accounting. Zigterman, Mary.BS, Marketing. Zinader, Craig.BS, Marketing. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity; Interfraternity Council; Greek Programming Board; ALPHA; Ski Club. Zion, Abby M.BS, Accounting. Beta Alpha Psi, Vice President; Accounting Association; Student Toastmasters; Omincron Delta Kappa; National Associaiton of Accountants. Zuder, David M.BS, Management. Marching Band; American Society for Personnel Administrators. Zwick, Denise Marie.BS, Accounting. Elks National Scholarship; Moffett Scholarship; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Fund Accounting Scholarship; Honors Scholarship; Honors Student; Beta Gamma Sigma, Vice President; Alpha Lambda Delta, Treasurer, Jr. Sr. Advisor; Beta Alpha Psi; Intramural Volleyball Bowling; Accounting Association; Hall Government; Student Tutor; Library Learning Resource Committee. C T College Abdoo, Dianna.Associate, Marketing Sales. Advertising Club. Adamcik, Joe.Associate, Mechanical Technology. Dean’s list; ASME. Albrecht, Herbert O.BS, Mechanical Technology. Alford, Tracy Ann.Associate, Office Administration Word Processing. Black Excellence Award. Alverson, Joyce D.Associate, Business Management Accounting. Intrenational Business Club, Vice President of Promotions; Accounting Association. Andrella, Paul J.Associate, Arts. Baker, Helen Ann Kupka .Associate, Hospitality Management Hotel Management. Dean’s list. Banks, Paul Jacob.BS, Electronic Technology. Phi Sigma Kappa; Varsity Track; Intramural Sports; Cheerleader. Beal, Vince.Associate, Criminal Justice. Dean’s list. Bender, Alisa Ann.Associate, Office Administration Informaiton Management. Future Secretaries Association, Vice President; Collegiate Secretaries International, President; Office Education Asssociaiton. Senior Index 263 Beohmerle, Diane.Associate, Hospitality Management. Berlyoung, Dan L.BS, Electronic Technology. Bills, Steve.BS, Electronic Technology. Blubaugh, Regius A.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Bogdany, Robert L.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Bowman, Christina Ann.Associate, Office Administration. Collegiate Secretaries International, Treasurer; Office Education Association, Vice President. Brawley, James R.Associate, Data Processing. Brezina, Jacqueline A.Associate, Medical Assisting Technology. Broome, Lenny D.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Bunjevac, Antun.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Cantor, Eric D.Associate. Mechanical Technology. Dean’s list. Carollo, Francine.Associate, Commercial Art. Cartner, Nolan Robert.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Dean’s list; Tau Alpha Pi, Charter Member President. Cartner, Todd J.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Caruso, Lisa.Associate, Community Services. Catalano, Charles A.Associate, Electronic Technology. Electronics Club. Cathey, Mildred.Associate, Sales Marketing. Women’s Network. Chastian, Keith A.Associate, Resturant Management. Outing Club. Clark, Dana A.Associate, Respiratory Therapy. American Lung Association Scholarship of Stark-Wayne County; Dean’s list. Clark, Daniel E.Associate, Radiologic Technology. Conrad, Roberta.Associate, Library Technology. Cooper, Kelly.Associate, Office Administration-Legal. Crawford Jr., Bobbie Lee.Associate, Sales Marketing. Crosby, Alicia Maria.Associate, Medical Assisting Technology. Black United Students; Intramural Basketball Volleyball; Medical Assisting Technology Club; Medical Technology Club. Culp, Thomas D.BS, Mechanical Engineeering Technology. Tau Alpha Pi. Dalpiaz, Kevin Michael.BS, Mechanical Technology. Dean’s list; ASME; Intramural Football Basketball. Dang, Tan Ngoc Thi.Associate, Child Development. Dearth, Carol Lynn.Associate, Office Administration. Dean’s list; Office Education Associaiton. Denious, Richrad B.Associate, Marketing Sales Technology Transportation. DiGeronimo Jr., Victor.Associate, Industrial Technology. Intramural Football, Wrestling Basketball. Donofrio, Nicholas J.BS, Electronic Technology. Intramural Football; Electronics Club. Downing, Harold.BS, Electronic Engineering Technology. Electronics Club. Duluc, Michael Salvador.Associate, Real Estate. Durbin, Vivian L.Associate, Data Processing. Edgell, Lisa M.Associate, Executive Secretary. Future Professional Secretaries Association; Office Education Association. Elder, Michael P.Associate, Drafting Technology. Faetanini, John F.BS, Electronic Technology. Intramural Volleyball; ROTC- Army; ASG, Elections Chairman. Farnsworth, Vicki Lynn.Associate, Office Administration. Dean’s list. Filing, David P.Associate, Business Management Technology. DPMA. Fortuna, Thomas Mark.BS, Electronics Technology. Electronics Club. Fowler, Debra A.Associate, Business Management Accounting. Student Senate Service Award; Student Senate; Treasurer; OEA. Francis, Beth M.Associate, Respiratory Therapy. Dean’s list; Residence Hall Council. Fromm, Lisa M.Associate, Legal Office Administration. Gard, Benjamin A.BS, Electronic Technology. Dean’s list. Garritano, Judith.Associate, Business Management. Gayner, Laurie.Associate, Transportation. Norman Auburn Scholarship; Dean’s list; Phi Theta Kappa. Gibson, Ruby Jane.Associate, Community Services. Giles, Pamela L.Associate, Commercial Art. Gless, Anne M.Associate, Office Administration Word Processing. OEA. Geff, Davis H.BS, Technical Education. Future Physicians Club. Greczanik, Richard G.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Kappa Kappa Psi; Phi Theta Kappa; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Marching Band; Concert Band; Varsity Band. Grubish, Christopher.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Intramural Sports. Hall, Charmaine M.Associate, Criminal Justice Security. Harris, Trina D.Associate, Criminal Justice. Harvey, Liz.Associate, Surgical Assistant. Dean’s list. Haswell, Deborah L.Associate, Handicapped Services. Hall Government; RHPB, Major Events; Inramural Volleyball, Basketball, Football. Haury, Donna I.Associate, Business Administration. Heldreth, Scott Neal.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Silver Wings Society. Hercules, Thomas N.Associate, Business Management Technology. David Bruce Auburn Scholarship; Dean’s list; Phi Theta Kappa. Herring, Kevin P.Associate, Electronics. Hinterleiter, Elizabeth A.Associate, Marketing Sales Technology. Hall Government. Hodnick, Richard J.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Hood, Karen L.Associate, Business Management Travel. Hubbard, Sharon R.Associate, Business Management. Jackson, Dixie Ann.Associate, Hospitality Management. Jacobs, Jennifer Lynn.Associate, Surgical Assisting. Dean’s list. Kakascik, Thomas F.BS, Mechanical Engineering Technology. Intramural Football Basketball; Society of Physics Students. Kalman, Valerie S.Associate, Hospitality Management. Dean’s list. Kalmar, Matthew S.Associate, Hospitality Management Culinary Arts. Outstanding Student in Food Service. Kasper, Jill Suzanne.Associate, Office Administration. Tau Beta Sigma; Band. Keirns, Randall.Associate, Drafting Technology. Kiel, Beulah A.Associate, Secretarial Science. King, Mark E.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Rifle Team; Intramural Volleyball Softball. King, Michael E.Associate, Electrical Engineering Technology. Amateur Radio Club. Kingsley, Jerry A.Associate, Electronics. Kissinger, Christine.Associate, Travel. Lang, Barbara Kay.Associate, Office Administration. Intramural Softball. Lautzenheimer, Eric R.BS, Electronic Technology. Amateur Radio Club; Electronics Club. 264 Senior Index Lethbridge, Kelly A.Associate, Hospitality Management. Varsity Basketball. Liu, Jeffrey Chi-Fu.BS, Mechanical Technology. Lockett, Margaret.Associate, Technical Education, Office Administration Word Processing, Office Service Technology Business Administration Technology. Lopez, Albito.Associate, Criminal Justice. Residence Hall Council, President; UPB. Love, Michael A.Associate, Drafting Technology. Dean’s list. Luther, Carl Patrick.Associate, Criminal Justice Technology. Intramural Football, Volleyball, Basketball. Lyon, John P.BS, Electronic Technology. Electronics Club; Alpha Omega. Manestar, Andrija K.Associate, Radiologic Technology. Manypenny, Kathy D.Associate, Respiratory Ther apy. Martin, Theresa.Associate, Business Management. McClain, Roger D.Associate, Commercial Art. McDermott, Laurie Anne.Associate, Data Processing. Merrifield, Melissa.Associate, Business Management Banking. Distinguished Student Program. Montag, Kurt.Associate, Commercial Art. Morber, Tina A.Associate, Air Transportation Travel. Moss, Darius Brandon.BS, Mechanical Technology. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Varsity Basketball, Letterman. Musgrave, Mark A.Associate, Transportation. Delta Nu Alpha, President. Nestor, Anne M.Associate, Medical Assisting Technology. Intramural Sports; Hall Governement. Newsteadm Paul.Associate, Data Processing. Obojski, Denise M.Associate, Respiratory Therapy. Dean’s list. O’Hara, Traci Jennell.Associate, Office Administration Word Processing. Gospel Choir. Patton, David Allen.Associate, Community Service Technology. Petty, James B.BS, Mechanical Technology. Piunno, Joseph A.Associate, Electronic Technology. Electronics Club. Plas, Timothy R.Associate, Mechanical Technology. RHPB. Popcock, Doris.Associate, Marketing Sales Fashion. Pollock, Kimberly.Associate, Commercial Art. Student Art League. Poor, Nancy A.Associate, Medical Assisting. Pozzobon, Roseann M.Associate, Alcoholism Counseling. Price, Sherrie D.Associate, Industrial Arts. Oustanding Evening Student; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Gamma Beta Sorority. Prior, Rocky A.Associate, Chemical Technology. Dean’s list. Rachel, Judith E.Associate, Transportation Air Travel. Delta Nu Alpha, President; Japanese- American Friendship Society; Ad Club; Non-Traditional Student Council. Rasch Jr., Andrew J.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Silver Wings Society, Director of Operations. Reljin, Carla S.Associate, Airline Transportation. Rodenbucher, David L.BS, Mechanical Technology. Intramural Sports. Rodgers, Terry.Associate, Criminal Justice. Black United Students; Karate Club. Royland, Peter Michael.Associate, Commercial Art. Freshman Art Scholarship; RHPB, Photographer; Buchtelite, Photographer. Slamons, Traci Ann.Associate, Commercial Art. Santomen, Kathleen S.Associate, Respiratory Therapy. Sass, Joan M.Associate, Transportation Travel. Intramural Volleyball Football. Schismenos, Donald C.Associate, Criminal Justice Technology. Seda, Anthony G.BS, Mechanical Technology. Shaffer, LeAnna R.Associate, Office Administration. Dean’s list. Sickels, James Harold.Associate, Mechanical Technology Drafting Technology. Smith, David A.Associate, Business Management Technology. Phi Delta Theta; Swimming. Smith, Deborah.Associate, Medical Assistant. Sonntag, Diana M.Associate, Air Transportation. Spickardm Douglas Mark.BS, Mechanical Technology. Presidential Scholar; Honors Program. St. John, Daniel E.BS, Mechanical Technology. Marching Band. Straits, Stephanie C.Associate, Marketing Sales. Strodtbeck, Lynn.Associate, Executive Secretarial Science. Strouse, Tim.BS, Electronic Technology. Graduated with Highest Distinction; Tau Alpha Pi, Vice President; Great Commission; Amateur Radio Club; Electronics Club. Szabo, Lynne A.Associate, Data Processing. Delta Sigma Pi. Szekely Jr., Franklin J.BS, Electronic Techology. Electronics Club. Taylor, Kimberly.Associate, Respiratory Therapy. Intramural Volleyball. Tennant, Steven Craig.BMT, Mechanical Technology. Testa, Luciana.Associate, Hospitality Management. Thomas, Cathy Ann.Associate, Office Administration. Phi Theta Kappa; Dean’s list; OEA. Thomason, Jacqueline.JD, Law. Goodyear Scholarship; Kevin Deborah Krull Tax Scholarship; Judge Oscar Hunsicker Award; Ottio Legal Oppotunity Fund Award; Akron Bar Association Foundation Scholarship; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Black Law Students Association, President; Student Bar Association, Senator; Law Association of Women’s Rights. Trikones, James William.Associate, Culinary Arts. Trout, Laura J.Associate, Business Management Technology. Veney, Teresa M.Associate, Airline Transportation. OEA State Champion Entrepreneur Team; Third place in OEA National Competition; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Delta Nu Alpha, Secretary; OEA. Verdi, Mark A. Associate, Criminal Justice. Vidakovics, Barbara.Associate, Office Administration. Collegiate Secretaries International. Werling, Cynthia Anne.Associate, Small Business Management. Williams, Donald O.Associate, Real Estate. Winkler, David.Associate, Real Estate. Woodworth, Kathleen A.Associate, Business Management-Banking. Yobi, William F.BS, Electronic Engineering Technology. Dean’s list; Electronics Club; Karate Club; Great Commission Students. College Of Education Adair, Samuel L.MS, Technical Education. Albaugh, Laura Ann.BS, Elementary Education. Presidential Scholar; Alpha Senior Index 265 Lambda Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Intramural Volleyball Football; RHPB; ACES. Ashbaugh, Deborah.BS, Art Education. Achievement Award in Secondary Education; RHPB. Ashton, Norm.BS, Technical Education Fire Protection Technology. Dean’s list; Phi Theta Kappa; Fire Protection Society. Bach, Linda J.BS, Elementary Education. Dean ' s list. Baker, Bonnie Lynn.BS, Special Education. Bandwen, Michelle.BS, Special Education. Dean’s list; Kappa Delta Pi; Intramural Football; Council for Exceptional Children. Banner, Cynthia.BA, Biology Education. Barker, Michael A.BS, Technical Education. Silver Wings Society. Bauman, Monica L.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; German Club. Bavaro, Marisa.BS, Elementary Education. Becknell, Christy.BS, Special Education. Dean’s list; National Residence Hall Honorary, Secretary; Intramural Sports; RHPB, Major Events; Residence Hall Council, RA Liason; Council for Exceptional Students, Secretary; Homecoming Court; Resident Assistant. Bedell, Jeanne M.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list. Bee, Jamie Lynn.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports; ACES. Bell, Nancy Ann.BS, Elementary Education. Delta Gamma Sorority. Bradley, MaryAnna.BA, Special Education. Council for Exceptional Children; BEST. Brown, J.L.BSTE, Business Technical. Brown, Terrence.BSTE, Technical Education. Varsity Football. Browning, Raymond.BSTE, Technical Education. Campbell, Sharon.BS, Elementary Education. Coates, Amy L.BS, Elementary Education. Cobbs, Lori A.BS, Elementary Education. Intramural Volleyball Football; RHPB, Major Events; ACES. Cochran, Aimee Lynn.BS, Elementary Education. Rho Lambda; Alpha Delta Pi Sorority; ACES. Coffee, Lynn A.BS, Elementary Education. Intramural Volleyball Football. Csaky, Damiel Brian.BS, Technical Education. Curtis, Todd Lee.BS, Elementary Education. Daniel, Mery Lou.BS, Secondary Education. International Soccer Team. Darr, Lisa Marie.BS, Elementary Education. Daugherty, Diane K.BS, Elementary Education. Intramural Volleyball; ACES. DeAscentis, Patricia A.BS, Elementary Education. Varsity Basketball. Deaton, Teresa M.BS, Elementary Education. Alpha Phi Sorority, Historian, Fraterntiy Trainer, Founding Mother; Zip Cheerleader; Varsity Baseball Bat Girl; ACES; Intramural Sports. DeFrancesco, Lydia J.BS, Technical Education. Delaney, Ryan Glen.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Varsity Football. Dennis, Kimberly M.BS, Elementary Education. ACES; Tel-Buch. Dennison, Gregory J.BA, Secondary Education. Mortar Board; Varsity Football; Intramural Basketball Soccer. Deuri, Teresa.BS, Technical Education. Dean’s list; University Christian Outreach. Dinko, Daniel.BA, Secondary Education Math. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Vice President External; Pi Sigma Epsilon, Pledge Class President; Inter-fraternity Council; Intramural Football; Senior Class Board; ASG, Awards Commission; ACES; ALPHA; Resident Assistant. Dolfen, Robert Anthony.BSTE, Technical Education. Dooley, Karen R.BS, Special Education. Dorneker, Audrey Marie.BS, Elementary Education. ACES. Dossi, Garie Lynn.BS, Elementary Education. Duffy, Shawna Lynne.BA, Secondary Education Math. Jeff Cahill Memorial Scholarship; ACES; Intramural Sports. Ebert Jr., Michael W.BA, Secondary Education English. Varsity Track, Four year letterman. Elliot, Susan A.BS, Special Education. Ellsworth, Sandra A.MAED, Community Counseling. Eslich, Barbara A.BS, Elementary Education. Alpha Phi Sorority, Charter Member; Lone Star Fraternity Sweetheart. Estright, Pamela D.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list. Farrell, Megan E.BA, Elementary Education. Fetzer, Anne.BS, Elementary Education. Fickert, Angela M.BS, Business Education. Fortunato, Joseph A.BS, Technical Education Vocational Education. Lone Star Fraternity. Freeze, Holly C.BS, Elementary Education. Presidential Scholarship; Dean’s list; Alpha Lambda Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; Pi Lambda Theta. Garcia, Dana.BS, Special Education. Theta Phi Alpha; Council For Exceptional Children; ACES. Gerberich, Susan.BS, Elementary Education. ACES; Student Tutor. Giffels, Eve.BS, Elementary Education. Kappa Delta Pi. Gorris, Eileen J.BS, Physical Education Elementary Education. Intramural Sports; Hall Governemnt, President; Residence Hall Government, Recreation Chair. 266 Senior Index Green Jr., Lawrence E.BS, Technical Education. Computer Science Club. Greener, Laurie Lee.BA, Mathematics. Kappa Delta Pi; Alpha Lambda Delta. Greenwood, Deborah J.BS, Technical Education. Grispin, Cindi.BA, Education. Phi Alpha Theta; Johnson Club; UPB, Mini-Courses Chair. Handing, Kathy Elaine.BS, Elementary Education. A-Key; Alpha Lambda Delta; Delta Gamma Sorority; Panhellenic Council, Vice President; Greek Newspaper, Editor; Ski Club. Harris Jr., Robert D.BS, Elementary Education. Harvey, Amy E.BS, Elementary Education. ACES. Henderson, Lori L.BS, Elemtary Education. Henniger, Tamara.BS, Comprehensive Business Education. John E. Kunkle Memorial Award; Commendable Achievement Award in Instructional Techniques in Business Education; OEA. Herbst, Ray.BS, Science Education. Kappa Kappa Psi; ASG, Chief Justice; Marching Band; Chorus; Buchtelite Contributor; UPB; Baptist Student Union; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee; Chemistry Club; Student Dietetic Association. Hill, Jemma M.BS, Special Education. Marching Band; Varsity Band. Hofstetter, Virginia.BS, Art Education. Dean’s list. Hudak, Carolyn.BS, Secondary Education. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball, Football, Basketball; Theatre Guild; Hall Government. Hudson, Anthony R.BS, Technical Education. Associate, Management Accounting. Akron Rainbow Coalition, Founder Chairperson; Minority Computer Science Association; BEST; Television Production Association; WAUP. Huffman, Kelly.BA, Secondary Education Math. Intramural Flag Football; ACES; Hall Government. Hummel, Todd C.BS, Elementary Education. Humphrey, Ronald L.BS, Education. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Council of Exceptional Children. Huth, James R.BS, Secondary Education History. Varsity Football. Hyde, Gregory S.BS, Special Education. Council for Exceptional Children; Newman Center. Ickes, Harold G.BS, Comprehensive Busienss Education. Wayne College Varsity Basketball. lie, Amy L.BS, Business Education. Academic Scholarship; Alpha Lambda Delta; ACES. Jackson, Bobby L.BS, Elementary Education. Scholastic All-American; National Minority Leadership Award; Dean’s Scholarship Award; Dr. Mabel Reidinger Scholarship; Who’ Who; Dean’s list; Omicron Delta Kappa; Kappa Delta Pi; Pi Lambda Theta; Homecoming King; ASG, Personnel Director Senator; ACES; Black United Students, Mr.BUS; College Bowl; Great American Smokeout. Jeffrey, Ruth.TbBS, Elementary Education. Johnston, Teri C.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. Jones, Constance C.BS, Technical Education. Jones, Lee Ann.BS, Special Education. Phi Eta Sigma. Jordan, Barbara Joe.BA, Special Education. Presidential Scholar; Kappa Deltta Pi; Sigma Pi Sigma; ACES, President. Kalain, Frank E.BS, Physical Education. Dean’s list. Keller, Mary.MA, Community Counseling. Kemp, Mary Beth.BA, Math Education. Kendall, Jaye Ellen.BS, Sports Medicine Athletic Training. Student Trainer. Keresman, Miriam A.MS, Community Counseling. Clinic for Child Study Family, Assistant to the Director; Chi Sigma Iota, Awards Chair. King, Rebecca Ellen.BS, Special Education. Kistler, Jodi L.BS, Elementary Education. Kappa Delta Pi; RHPB, Major Events. Kitchen, Krista Lee.BS, Special Education. Chi Alpha; Outing Club; University Christian Outreach; Council for Exceptional Children. Knapp, Christine.BS, Special Education. National Honor Society; Council for Exceptional Children. Kobilarcsik, Debra A.BS, Elementary Education. Akron Council for Exceptional Children. Komora, Cheryl Ann.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list. Kuner, Colleen Marie.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; ACES; University Affairs Committee. Kunes, Jane A.BS, Business Education. Kyser, Kristine Ann.BA, Secondary Math. Goodyear Scholarship; Students for Christ; Student Tutor. Larrick, Tecca L.BS, Technical Education. Ledgerwood, Philip Ray.BA Secondary Math. Lindamood, Patricia Judson.BS, Elementary Education. ACES, Honors Recognition Committee. Lively, Lynda Kay.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; ACES. Loudin, Ursula A.MA, Guidance Couseling. Love, Douglas A.BS, Elementary Education. Lovern, Jami.BA, Secondary Education. Honors Student; Buchtelite; ACES. Luczko, Nancy A.BS, Elementary Education. Intramural Sports. Lupinetti, Michelle Marie.BS, Special Education. Charles Reymann Scholarship; Residence Hall Council; Resident Assistant; Dance Line. Lynch, Susan Elizabeth.BS, Elementary Education. A-Key; Tau Beta Sigma, Vice President Historian; Marching Band; Varsity Band; Concert Band. Mathes, Sherri A.BS, Elementary Education. McIntyre, Majorie.BS, Technical Education. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball, Basketball Flag Football; Theta Chi Fraternity, Little Sis. McKinley, Marilyn B.MA, Technical Education. McMahon, Sherri Ann.BS, Business Comprehensive. Commendable Acheivement Award; Kappa Delta Pi; ACES; RHPB, Major Events Musical Entertainment; Intramural Volleyball Flag Football; Provost Council; Deans Advisory Committee. Mehnert, Debora F.BS, Athletic Training Sports Medicine. Student Trainer; Intramural Sports. Meyers, Barbara.BS, Elementary Education. Pi Lambda Theta; Intramural Volleyball Football. Milde, Pamela M.BS, Elememtary Education. Dean’s list. Miller, Camille.BS, Elementary Education. Mills, Karen.BS, Elementary Education. Varsity Tennis; UPB. Monastra, Paul J.BS, Special Education. Dean’s list; A-Key; National Residence Hall Honorary; Marching Band; Residence Hall Council; RHPB; Hall Government; Resident Assistant; Hall Government Advisor. Monastra, Terri A.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; National Residence Hall Honorary; Order of Diana; Intramural Basketball, Football Volleyball; Resident Assistant; Residence Hall Council, Secretary; Homecoming Planning Committee; Homecoming Court; Hall Government. Moyer, Jeff.BA, Secondary Education. Resident Assitant; RHPB, Major Events. Murray, Gregory Paul.BA, Secondary Education. Kappa Kappa Psi, Historian; Phi Kappa Psi, Messenger, Social Chairman Philanthropy; Intramural Football, Soccer, Cross Country Volleyball; Marching Band; ALPHA. Myers, Lisa.Bs, Elementary Education. Nienhius-Horner, Carolyn.MS, Technical Education Guidance. Noble, Cassandra.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; ACES; Intramural Basketball. O’Brien, Carolyn J.BA, Technical Education Business Technology. Oyler, Mary Beth.BS, Elementary Education. ACES. Reed, Kimberly.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Pi Lambda Theta. Rettig, Lisa J.BS, Elementary Education. Intramural Volleyball; Resident Assistant. Ripple, Eugene G.EdD., Education Administration. Ritter, Betti J.BS, Special Education. Council for Exceptional Children. Rizzo, Carolyn Jane.BS, Elementary Education Special Education. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Council for Exceptional Children; ACES. Rockich, Autumn Christine.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Alpha Honorary; Alpha Delta Pi Sorority; Intramural Sports. Royland, Jennifer Lee.BA, Secondary Education Math. Achievement Award for Instructional Techniques in Secondary Education; Buchtelite. Rutherford, Andrena Jane.MS, Technical Education. Natonal Black Engineers; Black Computer Science Assembly; Baptist Student Union. Rutledge Jr., Terry W.BS, Technical Education. Sanders, Salvatore A.MS, Technical Education. Saner, Colleen L.BS, Sports Medicine. Scheideler, Louis E.BA, Physical Education Sports Medicine. Football Trainer Award; Intramural Volleyball, Basketball Football. Senior Index 267 Sechrist, Kristen Trew.BS, Elementary Education. Delta Gamma Sorority; ACES; Intramural Football Basketball. Shannon, Mark Brian.BS, Athletic Training Sports Medicine. Dean’s list; Student Trainer; Intramural Sports. Sheer, John P.BS, Technical Education. Baptist Student Union. Sherman, Michael.BA, Secondary Education. Phi Sigma Epsilon. Shum, Julie A.BS, Elementary Education. Alpha Delta Pi Sorority; ACES. Simec, Karen M.BS, Elementary Education. Sledge, Darlene M.BA, Elementary Education. BEST; International Reading Association; Black United Students. Slusser, Scott A.BS, Secondary Education Math. Intramural Flag Football Basketball; ACES. Smith, Gail A.BA, Elementary Education. Dean’s list. Smith, Shelley.BA, Math. Dean’s list. Smith, Terri L.BA, Elementary Education. Dean ' s list. Sojourner, Jeanette.BS, Technical Education. Dean’s list. Stallman, Deborah Ann.BS, Elementary Education. ACES. St. John, Richard Eugene.MA, Sports Medicine. Stoll, Rex Eric.BS, Physical Education. Intramural Volleyball Basketball. Streharsky, Charmaine.MS, Technical Education. Education Honorary. Stuart, Brenda Joyce Larraine.MS, Technical Education. Phi Gammma Nu; Sigma Gamma Rho. Studer, Ginelle K.BS, Physical Education. Sues, Lori.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Varsity Swimming. Sullivan, Maureen C.BS, Elementary Education. Honors Student; Alpha Lambda Delta; Kappa Delta Pi. Taylor, Steven A.BS, Elementary Education. Varsity Track Cross Country. Teifke, Michael E.BS, Athletic Training Sports Medicine. Varsity Football. Thyr, Mark A.BS, Athletic Training Sports Medicine. Tomlinson, Debra A.BA, Elementary Education. Dean’s list. Tuesday, Natalie R.BA, Elementary Education. Phi Lambda Theta; ACES. Undercoffer, Katrina Christine.BS, BA, Physical Education, Health Education. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball Basketball. Vickroy, Samuel H.BS, Technical Education. Volzer, Timothy C.BA, Secondary Education. Phi Alpha Theta; Intramural Softball, Basketball Football; Resident Assitant. Vonderau, Kimberly P.BS, Elementary Education. Wagner, Diane C.BS, Technical Education. Gamma Beta Sorority, President. Walker, Willye Mae H.BS, Special Education. Walters, Bridget B.BS, Sports Medicine Athletic Training. Intramural Volleyball. Weber, James P.BS, Tecnical Education. Phi Sigma Kappa Fraterntiy; Interfraternity Council. Weisburn, Diane.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; ACES. Werber, Kelly.BS, Elementary Education. Scholastic Scholarship; Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship; Phi Sigma Eta; Alpha Lambda Delta; Kappa Delta Pi; RHPB, Major Events. Wilson, Wendell C.BA, History. Wolf, John M.BA, Secondary Education History. Rotary Scholar. Woodhull, Barry.BS, Science Education. Student Senate. College Of Engineering Abd. Wahid, Rohaizad.BS, Electrical Engineering. Eta KAppa Nu; Tau Beta Pi; IEE. Al-Eid, Adnan Abdulrhman Saad.BS, Civil Engineering. Allenbach, Michele A.BS, Electrical Engineering. Honors Program Scholarship; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu. Ardalan, Kayvan.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Honorary Scholarship; Griffen- Collins Award; Most Oustanding Senior; Phi Eta Sigma; Tau Beta Pi, President; Intramural Soccer, Basketball Volleyball; ASME. Ash, Donald.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; University Gaming Society; Chess Club. Aufuldish, Edward Gambert.BS, Chemical Engineering. AICHE; Intramural Sports. Ault, William Charles.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Basketball Volleyball; Campua Focus; ASME. Axe, Jeffrey F.BS, Electronic Engineering. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Ski Team; Ski Club; Electronics Club. Banal II, Ricardo S.BS, Construction Technology. Varsity Track; Intramural Sports; Campus Crusade for Christ; Society for Students in Construction. Barnes, Gentry.BS, Electrical Engineering. National Society for Black Engineers, Vice President; IEEE. Barnes, William.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Eta Kappa Nu. Becker, Craig A.BS, Electrical Engineering. Blackford, Damon J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. National Dean’s list; Academic All-American; Tau Beta Pi; Varsity Track; Varsity Cross Country; ASME. Baun, William.BS, Electrical Engineering. Sigma Nu Fraternity. Boyd, Rhonda E.BS, Civil Engineering. ASME; Canoe Team; Summer Orientation Assistant; Resident Assistant; Deans Council; UPB; Society of Professional Engineers, Secretary; Senior Class Board; Hower House Caretaker. Brass, Earl Alan.BS, Chemical Engineering. Intramural Football Soccer. Brinkerhoff, Paul.BS, Electrical Engineering. Bui, True Cuong.BS, Electrical Engineering Applied Mathematics. Buckingham Scholarship; Dean’s list; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu; Phi Mu Epsilon; Intramural Swimming, Soccer Tennnis; Vietnamese Student Association, Vice President. Buvalic, James G.BS, Mechanical Engineering. National Dean’s list; ASME; AIAA. Caldwell, Marcia Jane.BS, Chemical Engineering. AICHE, Secretary. Canary, Ron.BCT, Construction Technology. Channels, Delbert.BS, Civil Engineering. Anthony Lojo Scholarship; Tau Beta Pi; American Society of Civil Engineers. Charalanbidou, Niki.BS, Civil Engineering. Tau Beta Pi. Chilinski, James G.BSCT, Construction Technology. Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity; Intramural Football, Soccer Volleyball. Ciocca, Elaine Rose.BS, Electrical Engineering. IEEE, Treasurer. Connolly, Brian E.BS, Chemical Engineering. Phi Sigma Eta; Tau Beta Pi, Treasurer. Conrad, Jeffrey C.BS, Electrical Engineering. IEEE; IEEE Computer Society. Cressman, Mark Henry.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Honors Program; Tau Beta Pi; Phi Eta Sigma; ASME. Cronebach, Michael D.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Crowl, James A.BS, Electrical Engineering. Intramural Sports; IEEE. 268 Senior Index Cummings, Don W.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Minor in Applied Mathematics. Dean’s list; National Dean’s list. Deem, Denise G.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Honors Program; Ohio Academic Scholarship; Tau Beta Pi, Corresponding Secretary; Alpha Lambda Delta; Campus Crusade for Christ; ASME; AIAA, Secretary. DiGeronimo, Nick R.BCT, Construction Technology. Intramural Soccer; Society for Students in Construction, Vice President. Dilling, Scott A.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Tau Beta Sigma; ASME. Docs, Charles J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Intramural Football, Soccer Basketball; ASME. Domin, Daniel.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Drouhard, Allan M.BS, Chemical Engineering. Meulstein-Julius Scholarship; Intramural Sports; American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Drouhard, Edward L.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports. Edmunds, Ronald Warren.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Outstanding Young Men of America Award; AIAA; ASME; Delta Tau Delta, First Vice President; Arnold Air Society, Pledge Editor; AFROTC. Enot, Mark Anthony. BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Intramural Soccer; IEEE; IEEE Computer Society, President. Evans, David.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Phi Kappa Tau. Fahrner, Alan J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; Intramural Volleyball. Fedor II, Terry G.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Fellix, Michael W.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Folk, Kenneth A.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Forry, Nevin L.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Foster, Rebecca S.BMT, Construction. Fuller, Timothy Alan.BS, Mechanical Engineering. National Dean’s list; Mational Achievement Academy; Kappa Kappa Psi, President; Marching Band; Varsity Band; ASME. Giambra, William. BS, Mechanical Engieering. Giersch, Annette M.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Tau Beta Pi; University Honors Program; ASME, Secretary; ASHRAE. Godine, Ronald. BS, Electrical Engineering. Grabnar, John J.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE, Secretary. Grosswiller, Kenneth L.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Intramural Football, Soccer Volleyball; ASME, Membership Chairman. Hamm, Stephen A.BS, Chemical Engineering. Henderson, Jeffrey M.BS, Electrical Engineering. Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu; IEEE. Hiltbrand, Robert B.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Hodson, Graeme Richard Denniss.BS, Electrical Engineering. Oustanding Young Men of America Award; Honors Scholarship; Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, President; IEEE. Holowecky, Daniel E.BS, Chemical Engineering. House, Marcia.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; ASAA. Ibramsa, Mohamad Ismail. BS, Mechanical Engineering. Kimes, Kenneth L.BS, Electrical Engineering. Honors College; Honors Scholarship; Presidential Scholarship; Dean ' s list. King, Richard W.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Intramural Sports; IEEE. Kittinger, Thomas E.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Phi Eta Sigma; Intramural Football Volleyball; ASME, Treasurer. Klee, Ruth A.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Kubiak, Jeffrey A.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Academic Scholarship; ASME; AIAA, President; ASHRAE. K ukich, George.BS, Electrical Engineering. National Dean’s list; Kappa Kappa Psi, Secretary; Intramural Sports; IEEE; Marching Band; Varsity Band. LaBolt, Steve D.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Hall Government, President; ASME; SAE. Le, Tin H.BS, Electrical Engineering. Lee, Chi L.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Soccer, Softball Volleyball; ASME. Lehman, Gordon L.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Lewis, Richard R.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Presidential Scholarship; Phi Eta Sigma; Dean’s list; Intramural Soccer; ASME. Lipczynski, George J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Intramural Basketball, Football Volleyball; ASME, Vice President. Logue, Phillip M.BS, Electrical Engineering. Intramural Sports; IEEE. Lovalenti, Phillip M.BS, Chemical Engineering. Honors Scholarship; AICHE Outstanding Junior Chemical Engineer; Tau Beta Pi; Table Tennis Club; Chemistry Club; AICHE. Mackulun, Bryan J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Malinzak, John S.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Intramural Football Volleyball; ASME. Manson, Julie A.BS, Electrical Engineering. IEEE. Markel, Patricia.BS, Chemical Engineering. Theta Phi Alpha Founder’s Foundation Scholarship; Lucielle Boylan Award; Theta Phi Alpha, President; Intramural Volleyball, Basketball Indoor Soccer; ASCE; Panhellenic Council. McCarthy, Maure.BS, Chemical Engineer. AICHE. McFarland, Carrie.BS, Elementary Education. Dean’s list; Dean’s Advisory Committee; Resident Assistant; CEC; Hall Government, Social Chairperson. McHale, Jeffrey B.BS, Electrical Engineering. Intramural Soccer; IEEE. McIntosh, William P.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Mills, Jeff S.BS, Electrical Engineering. Ketter Scholarship; Dean’s list. Milovancev, Steve. BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Moeljanto, Harley. BS, Electrical Engineering. Mohamad Zin, Rosli.BS, Civil Engineering. National Dean’s list; Malaysian Student Association. Mroczynski, Mark D.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Dean’s list; National Dean’s list; ASME; Residence Hall Council; Intramural Sports. Mueller, Lisa Maria. BS, Chemical Engineering. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Musci, Michael V.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; Buchtelite, Photography Editor. Myers, Christopher H.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Tau Beta Pi; IEEE; IEEE Computer Society. Nathan, Simon A.MS, Electrical Engineering. Intramural Bowling; Racquetball Badmiton; International Graduate Students. Neelay, Dinesh.BS, Electrical Engineering. Eta Kappa Nu; Tau Beta Pi; Dean ' s list; National Dean’s list; IEEE; Indian Student’s Association; Culture Sharing Partners. Niemann, James A.BS, Electrical Engineering. Pi Eta Sigma; Eta Kappa Nu; Tau Beta Pi; Intramural Football; IEEE, Secretary. Perl, Edward Paul.BS, Electrical Engineering. Sigma Pi Sigma; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu, Treasuer; Intramural Swimming; Student Tutor. Perry Jr., Charles H.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; AIAA. Pham, Giao Q.BS, Electrical Engineering Statistics. AIAA; Society of Industrial Applied Mathematics; Math Club. Senior Index 269 Poth, Gary W.BS, Electrical Engineering. Eta Kappa Nu; Tau Beta Pi. Quinn, Thomas Albert.BS, Civil Engineering. Dean’s list; Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity; Intramural Football, Basketball Soccer. Reed, Richard W.BS, Civil Engineering. Dean’s list; APWA Scholarship. Rich, Todd J.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Riley, Todd E.BS, Electrical Engineering. Touch Down Club Scholarship; Denny Shute Memorial Scholarship; Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Intramural Basketball, Soccer, Football Volleyball; Chess Team. Rodak, John.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME. Rogers, James Ford.BS, Electrical Engineering. Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity; Intramural Sports. Romans, David.BS, Chemical Engineering. Russell, Nicholas. BS, Chemical Engineering. Rifle Team. Sakian, Mark Matthew. BS, Civil Engineering. American Society of Engineers Memorial Scholarship; Dean’s list; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Tau Beta Pi; National Dean’s list; Intramural Flag Football; ASCE, Concrete Canoe Team Vice President. Salem, Nasser M.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Intramural Basketball Soccer. Salman, John.BS, Electrical Engineering. Samblanet, Sean David.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Phi Eta Sigma; IEEE. Schwendeman, John L.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; IEEE. Sekulovski, Tome.BS, Electrical Engineering. IEEE Computer Society. Shamsudin, Shahrizal.BS, Civil Enigneering. Intramural Soccer Badmiton. Smith, Guy W.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Freshman Scholarship Award; Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity; ASG; ASME; AIAA. Sparrow, James.BS, Chemical Engineering. Dean’s list; AICHE. Sprague, Jonathon C.BS, Electrical Engineering. Honors Scholarship; Honors Program; Dean’s list; National Dean’s list; IEEE. Stoolmiller, Robert Scott.BS, Electrical Engineering. IEEE. Sulaiman, Abdul Hadi.BS, Civil Engineering. National Dean’s list; Dean’s list; Malaysian Student Association. Swiger, George Stephen.BS, Electrical Engineering. Phi Eta Sigma; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu, Secretary; Intramural Sports; IEEE. Szoke, Thomas R.BS, Electrical Engineering. National Dean’s list. Tabor, Amy E.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; AIAA. Teter, Jeffrey D.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Theocharopoulos, Demetra.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Hellenic Club, Vice President; AIAA, Vice President; Council of International Students. Tufail, Mohammad Saeed.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Twigg, David.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list. Underwood, Kevin I.BS, Chemical Engineering. Residence Hall Council; RHPB; American Institute of Chemical Engineers; Intramural Volleyball Football. Wallrath, Yvette Y.BS, Electrical Engineering. ACESS Scholarship; Eta Kappa Nu, Chairman; IEEE, Vice Chairman; AIAA, Secretary Vice Chairman. Weaver, Kevin.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Minority Engineering Students Scholarship; Peer Counselor. Webel, Roger.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Kiwanis Scholarship; ASME. Welly, David H.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Dean’s list; Tau Beta Pi, Vice President; Phi Eta Sigma; Intramural Football, Basketball Volleyball. Wittibschlager, Paul F.BS, Electrical Engineering. Phi Eta Sigma; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu, Vice President. Woods, Jeffrey T.BS, Construction Technology. AIC. Woyat, Andrew J.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Wrobel, Michael R.BS, Electrical Engineering. Dean’s list; Tau Beta Pi; IEEE; IEEE Computer Society, Secertary. Yackley, Jeffrey M.BS, Electrical Engineering. Presidential Scholarship; Ohio Academic Scholarship; Honors Scholarship; Phi Eta Sigma; Great Commission Students, President; IEEE; Hall Government; Intramural Soccer Volleyball. Yoder, Gary Edwin.BS, Chemical Engineering. Intramural Volleyball Basketball. Young, David A.BS, Mechanical Engineering. ASME; Conversation Partner. Yusop, Ismail Jafli.BS, Mechanical Engineering. Zaccardelli, Michael R.BS, Civil Engineering. ASCE. Zainal Abidin, Mohd. Fadzil.BS, Civil Engineering. Intramural Soccer Badnmiton. Zanin, Michael.BS, Mechanical Engineering. College Of Fine And Applied Arts Abel, Kim.BA, Graphic Design. Dean’s list; Student Art League; Peer Counselor. Aberth, David James.BS, Music Education. Dean’s list. Acoff, Norma J.BA, Clothing Textiles. Anderson, Patricia A.BFA, Graphic Design. Arcaro, Marcella R.BA, Social Work. Armstrong, Kelly. BA, Child Life Specialist. Child Life Club. Armstrong, Shelly G.Associate, Criminal Justice Social Work. Arslanian, Deborah Ann.BFA, Graphic Design. Atleson, Karen.BA, Food Nutrition. Auer, Jo Ann. BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha. Bair, Vinton Paul.BA, Mass Media News. Student Press Club, President. Balas, Jasmina.BA, Communication Sales Marketing. Intramural Volleyball; PRSSA, Vice President; Student Government, Vice President; Advertising Club. Banar, Mariane T.BA, Dance. Associate, Handicapped Services. Sign Language Interpreters Club, Founding President. Beale, Sandy J.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Who’s Who; WICI, President; Student Toastmasters. Beck, Gary E.BA, Music. University Orchestra; Chamber Orchestr; Concert Choir Quartet. Beverly; Darryl.BA, Busienss Organizational Communication. Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity; MBSA; International Association of Business Communication; Senior Class Board. Bissler, Robert Joseph.BA, Busienss Organizational Communication. Buchtelite. Brainard, Janeane Marie.BA, Communicative Disorders. Honors Program; Honors Club, Secretary; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Lambda Delta; NSSLHA; RHPB, Major Events. Braman, Steven J.BA, Communications. 270 Senior Index Brooke-Roebken, Tammy.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Zip Cheerleader; Intramural Basketball Volleyball; WICI; PRSSA; WAUP. Buck, Timothy S.BFA, Graphic Design. Honors Scholarship; Dean’s list; Iota Eta Pi; Intraural Soccer Intertube Waterpolo; Student Art League; American Friends Service Committee. Burgess, Cynthia A. BA, Clothing Textiles. Society of Interior Design Students. Bush, Leighann.BA, Drawing. Cadwalader, Amy.BA, Theatre Arts. ' Homer Allen Scholarship; Honors Program. Campbell, Catherine. BA, Art History. Cape, Lisa Ann.BS, Busienss Organizational Communication. Speech Debate Scholarship; Dean’s list; WICI; Young Entrepreneurs Club; Phi Rho Pi; Speech Debate Team, Vice President; Ad Club. Cardwell, Patricia A.BS, Dietetics. Kappa Omicrin Phi, Treasurer; Student Dietetic Association. Carlton, Wendy Kay.BFA, Graphic Design. Dean’s list; Gospel Choir. Carpenter, Thomas J.BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha. Casamento, Frank M.BA, Mass Communication. Pixley Scholarship; Presidential Scholarship; Dean’s list; Alpha Epsilon Rho, President, Secretary Treasurer; WAUP, Sports Director, Assistant Sports Editor Studybreak Editor. Cervas, Catherine.BFA, Graphic Design. Cherri, Christina M.BA, Theatre Arts. Special Talent Award from Theatre Department; University Productions Actress. Chesnik, Lisa M.BA, Child Life. Dean’s list. Chisnell, Stevan.BA, Mathematics. Cistone, Kathleen.BA, Mass Media Communications. Dean ' s list; Alpha Epsilon Rho; WAUP, News Director; Buchtelite. Conover, Larry A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Campus Crusade for Christ. Copac, Caryn M.BA, Communicative Disorders. Dean’s list. Couts, James S.BA, Graphic Design. Davis, Richard.BFA, Graphic Design. de Greek, Elaine. BFA, Ballet Dance. Student Represntative Committee, President; Experimental Dance Ensemble. Dodds, Mark Edward.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Domagalski, Melanie A.BS, Dietetics Food Service. Dean’s list; Student Dietetics Association. Dougan, Virginia. BA, Social Work. Bernard CLifford Memorial Scholarship; Outstanding Evening Student; A-Key; Alpha Sigma Lambda, Vice President; Alpha Alpha Alpha, President Treasurer; Evening Student Council, Presiednt Secretary. Douglass, Lori G.BM, Music Education. Marching Band; Concert Band. Dzatko, Deborah Lynn.BA, Busienss Organizational Communication. Eberhardt, Tracy Elizabeth. BA, Clothing Textiles. Delta Gamma Sorority; Greek Programming Board, Chair. Eckard, Susan R.BA, Child Development. Outstanding Senior in Child Development; Presidential Scholar; Lambda Alpha Delta; Kappa Omicron Phi. Emmerson IV, Thomas.BA, Music. Resident Assistant. Everage, Sandra D.BA, Clothing Textiles Busienss Administration. Filler, Ken.BA, Mass Media Communications. Alpha Epsilon Rho; WAUP. Fiocca, Kip Aaron.BA, Communication Rhetoric. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Fry, Tracy L.BA, Social Work. Intramural Volleyball. Fulton, Michelle M.BS, Dietectics. Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; Student Dietetic Association. Galloway, Eileen M.BA, Child Life Specialist. Hall Government; RHPB, Majoe Events; Organization for Children’s Health, Treasurer Vice President. Gasbarrino, Toni.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Geekie Jane E.BA, Clothing Textiles. Geith, Kim Marie. BA, Mass Media Communications. Mortar Board, President; Rho Lambda, Treasurer; Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Delta Pi, Scholarship Chair; Greek Programming Board, Alphabet Editor. Gibbs, Christopher A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity; Phi Alpha Delta. Glover, Regina Grace. BA, Social Work. Dean’s list; Peer Counselor; Student Social Work Club. Godfrey, Pamela A.BA, Mass Media Communications. Goosby, Trena Y.BA, Clothing Textiles. Guistino, Ian A.Communications. University Gaming Society; College Bowl. Hairston, Michael Allen.BA, Communications. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Black United Students, Vice President. Halbisen, Ann Marie. BFA, Dance. Pixley Scholarship, Litchen Walter Scholarship; Dance Area Scholarhsip; College of Fine Apllied Arts Scholarship; Opera Ensemble; Touring Ensemble; Repertory Dance Company; Student Representative Committee of Dance Area, Secretary. Hamilton, Allison.BA, Child Development. Varsity Track Team. Hammonds, Cherie Jean. BA, Family Ecology. Dean’s list. Hanke, Julie Ann.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Dean’s list. Harmon, Mark Scott. BA, History. Phi Alpha Theta. Harris, Rodney E.BA, Communications. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Black United Students. Hart, Victor Ignatius.BA, Mass Media Communications. Dean’s list; Alpha Epsilon Rho; WAUP, Sports Director. Hartenstein, Jeffrey S.BA, Mass Media Communications. WAUP. Hasl, Julia. BA, Theatre Arts. Paul Daum Theatre Scholarship; Pixley Scholarship; Theatre Guild, Vice President; Senior Class Board; RHPB, Major Events. Havansky, Margaret.BA, Theatre Arts. Falls Masquerers Scholarship; Theatre Guild, Treasurer. Hellreigel, Dan.BS, Computer Science. Intramural Sports; Computer Science Club. Hicks, Lynetta.BA, Social Work. Social Work League; Afro-American Club; Black Students Social Work Club. Hirnikl, John J.BFA, Commmercial Art. Hornak, Leslie Lalos.BA, Home Economics. ACES. Hotchkiss, Connie.BA, French. Dean’s list; Pi Delta Phi, President; Intramural Volleyball. Hughes, Kym.BA, Social Work. Tau Beta Sigma; Marching Band; Student Social Work League, Treasurer. Irwin, Daniel. BFA, Graphic Design Illustration. Intramural Basketball, Voleyball, Football Soccer; Marching Band; Varsity Band. Jackman, Frances L.MM, Music Education. University Symphony Orchestra; Chamber Orchestra. Jackson, Jacqueline L.BA, Child Development. Scholastic Achievement from sorority. Jackson, Jeffrey Allen.BS, Dietetics. Dean’s list; Intramural Football; Student Dietetic Association. Jameson, Patricia. BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha; Student Social Work League. Jensen, Inger.BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha; Dean’s list. Senior Index 271 Johnson, Michele Marie. BA, Clothing Textiles. Honors Program Scholarship; “Standards of Excellence ” Award; Rho Lambda Scholastic Achievement Award; Top Ten Pledge Panhellenic Scholastic Award; Dean’s list; Kappa Omicron Phi; Honors Program; Alpha Lambda Delta; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Social Chairman Sorority Rush Counselor; Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity Little Sis. Jones, Lena Ann. BA, Social Work. Phi Theta Kappa; Alpha Alpha Alpha. Judge, Colleen. BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha; Student Social Work League; Dean’s list. Kaeberlein-Simone, Claudia M.BA, Mass Media Communications. Honors Scholar; Sheppard Scholarship; Dean’s list. Kermizis, Lisa. BA, Business Organizational Communication. Ski Team, Captain. Kileen, Thomas S.BA, Business Organizational Communication. King, Jennifer A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball, Football Basketball; PRSSA; Buchtelite; Internship Award. Knapp, James E.BM, Music Education. Iniversity Concert Band; Symphony Band; University Orchestra; Jazz Ensemble; Brass Choir; Trombone Choir. Knauss, Cheri L.BFA, Graphic Design. Honors Student; National Paper Box Packaging Association Award; Academic All-American; National Collegiate Art Award; Mortar Board; Alpha Lambda Delta; Dean’s list; Newman Center; Hall Government. Knights, Janet L.BA, Home Economics Education. Dean’s list; Alpha Sigma Lambda; ACES. Kolcaba, Michael J.BA, Mass Media Communications. University Scholarship; Dean’s list; Buchtelite. Koval, Patrick. BFA, Graphic Design. Kramer, Julie Ann.BA, Social Work. Alpha Alpha Alpha. Kramer, Lisa M.BA, Business Organizational Communication. IABC. Kraus, James G.BA, Ceramics Sculpture. Krebs, Diane C.BA, Clothing Textiles. Lampriu, Daphne J.BA, Fine Applied Arts. Leatherman, Debra J.BA, Child Development Child Life. OCHC. Legats, David A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Leppin, Dianne M.BA, Dance. Experimental Dance Ensemble. Lewin, Kim Audrey.BA, Clothing Textiles. Lewis, James F.BA, Communication. WAUP; PRSSA; Buchtelite. Libby, Betsy Anne.BA, Graphic Design. Academic Scholarship; Intramural Sports; RHPB, Publicity; Society of Interior Design Students; Student Art League. Lockard, Jonathan E.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Long, Kelly M.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Academic Scholarship; John Mclntire Scholarship; Dean’s list; Varsity Cross Country, 4 year Letterman; Varsity Track, 4 year Letterman; Most Valuable Player-Track 1987; Most Improved Player-Cross Country 1985 1986; Intramural Basketball Volleyball. Mack, Edward. BA, Business Organizational Communication. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity; Greek Programming Board; Inter-fraternity Council, Vice President of Administration; ALPHA. Marshall, Deborah D.BA, Buisness Organizational Communication. Omicron Delta Kappa; Intramural Football Basketball; IABC, President; Buchtelite; Women’s Network. McGirty, Kathleen.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Mortar Board Pioneer Woman Award; UPB, President; PRSSA, Secretary; WAUP; S.P.O.R.T.S. Committee; Senior Class Board; May Day Committee; Homecoming Committee. McHenry, Colleen Marie.BS, Dietetics. A-Key; Young Women of America; Delta Gamma Sorority, Foundations; Panhellenic Council, Treasurer President. Meehan, Margaret Ann.BA, Social Work. Dean’s list; Intramural Football. Mego, Nancy A.BA, Clothing Textiles. Scholastic Excellence in Home Economics; Kappa Omicron Phi, President Vice President; Mortar Board; Omicron Delta Kappa. Merlo, Christina L.BS, Dietetics. Student Dietetic Association; American Dietetic Association; Akron Dietetic Association. Miller, Christine Marie.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Dean’s list. Miller, Gail A.BA, Dietetics. Dean’s list; Student Dietetic Association; Intramural Sports; Hall Government. Miller, Kevin L.BM, Jazz Studies. Miner, Deborah J.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Monachino III, William J.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Morgan, Kimberly A.BA, Social Work. Mueller, Susan Lore.BA, Buisness Organizational Communication. Chi Omega Sorority, Correspondent, Secretary, Pledge Trainer, Philanthropy Chair; UPB, Vice President Mini-Course Chair; Tel-Buch, Greek Editor; May Day Planning Committee. Noga, Bonnie Jo V.BA, Social Work. Intramural Football, Volleyball, Soccer Basketball; Residence Hall Council; RHPB, Major Events; Resident Assistant; Hall Government. Nowak, Mark W.BA, Graphic Design. O’Dell, Karen A.BA, Foods Nutrition. Dean’s list. Olexia, Madeline.BA, Communicative Disorders. Dean’s list. Owens, Elvie.BA, Sociology Corrections. Minor in Crinimal Justice. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Black Greek Council. Parker, Jill A.BA, Communicative Disorders. Dean’s list; Continuing Student Scholarship; NSSHLA, Vice President. Pate II, Lowell A.BA, Mass Media Communications. Delta Sigma Theta; National Dean’s list; WAUP; Student Toastmasters; UPB; Outing Club. Payne, Constance A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Perrino, Johanna.BA, Communications. Alpha Epsilon Rho; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; ASG, Communications Committee. Petruzzi, Michelle.BA, Dance. Phillips, Dianna G.BA, Home Economics Education. Powell, Raymond M.BS, Foods Nutrition. Order of Omega; Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. Rafferty, Linda M.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Intramural Football Soccer; RHPB, Telecommunications Special Events; Buchtelite. Reiheld, Polly M.BA, Studio Art Graphic Design. Chi Omega Sorority; Buchtelite, Advertising Representative, Assistant Advertsing Manager Assistant Production Manager. Reisner, Jodie Lynn.BA, Clothing Textiles. National Residence Hall Honorary, President; RHPB. Reynolds, Majorie Ann.BA, Clothing Textiles. Kappa Omicron Phi. Rinehart, Valerie.BA, Business Organizational Communication. WICI. Robenstine, Kelly A.BA, Business Organizational Communication. PRSSA, President Treasurer; Tel- Buch; WAUP; Conversation Partner. Rose, Dana L.BA, Communications. WICI; WAUP; Alpha Epsilon Rho. Rose, Gina L.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Intramural Volleyball, 272 Senior Index Basketball, Football Soccer; WICI, Vice President Membership Chairperson; PRSSA. Rose, Jill M.BA, Communications Rhetoric. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball Football. Row, Karen Sue. BA,Mass Media Communications. Dean’s list. Russell IV, Robert W.BFA, Dance. Dean’s Advisory Council; Dean’s list. Sabo, Christine.BA, Communication. Dean’s list; Alpha Epsilon Rho; Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Recording Secretary; Zip Cheerleader; Buchtelite; WICI; Intramural Volleyball. Schneider, Sherry. BA, Business Organizational Communication. Rho Lambda; Delta Gamma Sorority; RHPB, Major Events; Marching Band; Dance Line; PRSSA; Intramural Sports. Schreiner, Shirley A.BA, Social Work. Schroeder, Lori Marie.BA, Business Organizational Communication. WICI, Publicity Chairperson. Shepherd, Vanessa.BA, Food Nutrition. Circle K Club. Shurilla, Joseph G.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Singer, Daniel M.BA, Social Work. Dean’s list; Intramural Football, Volleyball Basketball. Small, Anna L.BA, Social Work. Social Work League. Smith, Laura Lynn.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Dean’s list; PRSSA. Smith, Susan Lynn.BS, Dietetics. Jessie Fay lor Scholarship; Dean’s list; Mortar Board, Vice President; Kappa Omicron Phi, Vice President; Alpha Lambda Delta; Rho Lambda, Scholarship Chairman; Delta Gamma Sorority, Plaedge Class Secretary, Recordong Secretary, Vice President Scholarship;Intramural Volleyball; Senior Class Board; Residence Hall Council; Honors Club; Student Dietetic Association, Assistant Secretary. Snead, Cheryle Denise.BA, Mass Media Communications. Southwood, Rita J.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Spanski, Desiree’.BFA, Graphic Design. Academic Scholarships; Dean’s list; Marching Band; Varsity Band; Student Art League. Stewart, Michael P.BA, Jazz Studies. Jazz Ensemble; Brass Choir; Resident Assistant. Stinnett, Richard D.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Surace, Charlene F.BA, Graphic Design. Taffi, Maria. BA, Business Organizational Communication. Taylor, Barbara Anne.BA, Graphic Design. Omicron Delta Kappa; National Residence Hall Honorary, Vice President; Intramural Sports; RHPB, Major Events Chair; Senior Class Board, Secretary; SAMS, Publicity Chair. Thompson, Tracey L.BS, Dietectics. Phi Kappa Omicron; Residence Hall Council, Food Chairperson; Student Dietetics Association. Tricaso, Nancy Ann.BA, Music Education. OCMEA, President. Turner, William H.BA, Communications. WAUP. Turschak, Judy. BA, Child Life Specialist. Dean’s list; Kappa Omicron Phi; OCCH, President; ACCH; Child Life Council. Uber, Cynthia Marie.BA, Home Economics. Tel-Buch, Greeks Editor; ACES; Women’s Network. Valley, Jessica Ann.BS, Dietetics. American Dieteric Association; Intrmaural Football; RHPB, Major Events; Resident Assistant. Veloira, Christina.BA, Graphic Design. Dean’s list. Wagner, Susan L.MA, Speech Language Pathology. National Student Speech Language Hearing Association. Warner, Victoria Alice. BA, Child Development. Walters, Lisa Ann.BA, Mass Media Communication. Who’s Who; A-Key; Rho Lambda; Delta Gamma Sorority; Intrmural Football, Volleyball Basketball; Buchtelite. Watts, Nancy Ann.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Alpha Phi Sorority; PRSSA; WICI; Italian Club. Weber, Theresa M.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Wendelken, Amy Marie.BS, Clothing Textiles. Rho Lambda; Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority; ASG, Special Assistant to President Campaign Chairman. West, Brian K.BA, Business Organizational Communication. Buchtelite; Theatre Guild. Winkelman, Dawn A.BA, Child Development. Dean’s list. Woldin, Leann.BS, Dietetics. Student Dietetic Association; RHPB. Zingrove, Rose Marie. BA, Social Work. Joseph Marie David Foundation; A-Key; Alpha Alpha Alpha; Intramural Football, Volleyball, Basketball; Newman Center; Resident Assistant; RHPB; Glee Club; Interpreters Club; Ecumenical Campus Ministry. Ziruolo, James H.BA, Social Work. College Of Nursing Akers,Mary Ann.BS, Nursing. Nursing Class December ’87, President; Collegiate Nursing Club; Stethoscope Newsletter; Nurses Cirriculum Committee; Dean’s Student Advisory Committee. Allan, Lesa A.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Alleshouse, Kathy.BS, Nurisng. Dean’s list. Ancona, Ann.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Avens, Teresa. BS, Nursing. Ayrey, Traci.BS, Nursing. Bagnola, Mary E.BS, Nursing. National Student Nursing Association; Collegiate Nursing Club. Bartik, Dana Beth.BS, Nursing. Alpha Lambda Delta; Alpha Phi Sorority, Corresponding Secretary. Becker, Rachel.BS, Nursing. Bellinsky, Terri A.BS, Nursing. Boasten, Michelle F.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club; Peer Counselor; Dean’s list. Bolek, Judy M.BS, Nursing. National Student Nursing Association; Collegiate Nursing Club. Bradley, Johnetta R.BS, Nursing. Marching Band, Flag Line; Tau Beta Sigma; National Dean’s list. Brady, Ann Marie. BA, Nursing. Dean’s list. Breen, Colleen.BS, Nursing. Breitenbach, Kathleen M.BS, Nursing. Brettell, Tammie Jo.BS, Nursing. National Dean’s list; Who’s Who; Alpha Lambda Delta; Sigma Theta Tau; Nursing Class, Secretary. Broadhead, Marjorie.BS, Nursing. Broslawik, Mary L.BS, Nursing Psychology. Bugara, Denise Ann.BS, Nursing. Intramural Flag Football; RHPB, Major Events; Collegiate Nursing Club, Vice President; Nurisng Class, President; National Student Nurses Association. Busch, Brenda J.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Caldwell, George E.BS, Nursing. Nursing Class ’87, Parlimentarian. Campbell, Carin Lynn.BS, Nursing. Alpha Lambda Delta; Intramural Football Volleyball. Senior Index 273 Capriulo, Paula Ann.BS, Nursing. Carano, Lisa Christina.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau. Carney, Cathy.BS, Nursing. Cipar, Christine Elaine.BS, Nursing. Clancy, Melinda. BS, Dietetics. Varsity Softball; Intramural Softball Basketball; Student Dietetics Association. Colant, Helen.BS, Nursing. Intramural Flag Football. Conti, Linda L.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list. Coyne, Patricia M.BS, Nursing. Nursing Class, Treasurer; Collegiate Nursing Club. Craig, Susan L.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau Undergraduate Award; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Theta Tau; Sigma Phi Omega; Collegiate Nursing Club. Crandall, Ann K.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Curtis, Ann M.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list. Dangelo, Angela.BS, Nursing. Day, Karen Ann.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Diver, Mary C.BS, Nursing. Domagalski, Maureen.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball; Collegiate Nursing Club. Dougherty, Tim.BS, Nursing. Dunn, Janice Lynn.BS, Nursing. RHPB. Dye, Catherine L.BS, Nursing. Easterday, Terese M.BS, Nursing. Evans, Beth A.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club, Treasurer. Fagan, Elaine M.BS, Nursing. ALpha Sigma Lambda; Sigma Theta Tau; Dean’s list. Fletcher, David.BS, Nursing. Flowers, Angela L.BS, Nursing. PTA Scholarship; Dean’s list; National Dean’s list; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Akron Black Nurses’ Association. Foltz, Lesa Marie.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Frangos, Gail M.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Phi Theta Kappa. Gaj, Laura Jane.BS, Nursing. Nursing Student Affairs Officer. Gambone, Beth A.BS, Nursing. Intramural Sports. Gaunter, Beth Ann.BS, Nursing. Residence Hall Council; RHPB. Geisman, Carol. BS, Nursing. Gilliam, Dianne L.BS, Nursing. Gladman, Grace M.BS, Nursing. Glanville, Irene K.BS, Nursing. Goldyn, Marianne C.BS, Nursing. Goodnight, Colleen.BS, Nursing. Gowin, Jody.BS, Nursing. Gribble, Vicki.BS, Nursing. Grimmett, Cynthia Eicher.BS, Nursing. Groves, Kimberly A.BS, Nursing. American Academic Award; Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; Collegiate Nursing Club, Treasurer; Stethoscope Newsletter. Groves, Lori Ann.BS, Nursing. Guban, Christine M.BS, Nursing. Hale, Michelle A.BS, Nursing. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list; Hall Government; RHPB, Major Events Secretary. Hadlock, Ann.BS, Nursing. Hall, Donna J.BS, Nursing. Hanscom, Debra Kay.BS, Nursing. Heijnen, Ellie.BS, Nursing. Hennings, Tammy.BS, Nursing. Intramural Volleyball; Ski Club; Faculty Council Representative. Hlavsa, Wendy M.BS, Nursing. Hodge, Jeanne. BS, Nursing. Hall Government, Secretary; Pinning Ceremony Committee. Hodge, Nancy.BS, Nursing. Intramural Volleyball Football; RHPB, Major Events; Collegiate Nursing Club. Hoffamn-Heus, Beth Marie.BS, Nursing. National Dean’s list; Dean’s list; Phi Eta Sigma; Nursing Class ’87, Treasurer; ROTC; Collegiate Nursing Club; College of Nursing Fundraising Committee; Pinning Ceremony Cheirperson. Holston, Dimitri D.BS, Nursing. Black United Students; Alpha Fraternity Sweetheart; Peer Counselor. Hone, Kimberly A.BS, Nursing. National Dean’s list; Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau. Huffman, Carolyn.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Jackson, Holly A.BS, Nursing. Honors Program; Sigma Theta Tau; Honors Club, Activities Director. Iafelice, Doreen.BS, Nursing. James, J. TracyBS, Nursing. Johnson, Beverly A.BS, Nursing. A.L. Schuman Scholarship; Dean’s list; Collegiate Nursing Club. Jubina, Jennette.BS, Nursing. Alpha Phi, Public Relations Officer; Nursing Club. Juguilon, Lisa Catherine.BS, Nursing. Justice, Robin C.BS, Nursing. Kahler, Tami K.BS, Nursing. Alpha Phi Sorority; Campus Focus; Resident Assistant; Hall Government; MIFCA-MAFCA Delegate. Kasunick, Lynette L.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Intramural Football; Collegiate Nursing Club. Keller, Jeff.BS, Nursing. Kobak, Maria Lyn.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; National Student Nurses; Intramural Basketball Volleyball. Kochis, Laura L.BS, Nursing. Intramural Volleyball; Collegiate Nursing Club, Vice President; RHPB, Major Events; Residence Hall Council, Publicity. Kunkel, Karla Klare.BS, Nursing. Kwon, Keum Nam.BS, Nursing. Nursing Scholarship; Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; Delta Omega; International Women’s Club. Lababidi, Walid.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; National Dean’s list. LaPerna, Maria L.BS, Nursing. Lapinkas, Beth Ann.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Alpha Phi Sorority, Founding Sister Secretary; Intramural Volleyball Flag Football. Leonard, Bonnie.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list. Levengood, Tracy D.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Lipovan, Mary.BS, Nursing. Lynett, Kimberly A.BS, Nursing. Marshall, Lynnette D.BS, Nursing. RHPB, Major Events. Student Representative to Faculty Nursing Council. Martin, Joanne. BS, Nursing. Matyk, Mary Lee.BS, Nursing. Mauser, Carolyn Mari.BS, Nursing. McCarteny, Debbie L.BS, Nursing. Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; Rho Lambda; Alpha Phi Sorority, Philanthropy Chairman. McFarland, Sharon A.BS, Nursing. Varsity Softball; Intramural Sports. McGrath, Suzette Lana.BS, Nursing. McHugh, Ruth.BS, Nursing. Mellody, Jean L.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Alpha Lambda Delta; Intramural Volleyball Football; Collegiate Nursing Club. Mlady, Lisaa M.BS, Nursing. Intramural Sports; Collegiate Nursing Club. Moore, Diana.BS, Nursing. Morgan, Lisa J.BS, Nursing. Mraz, Regina K.BS, Nursing. Nalawadi, Indira.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list. Null, Susan L.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. 274 Senior Index Ondrus, Michael. BS, Nursing. Osburn, Brenda C.BS, Nursing. Payne, Karen L.BS, Nursing. Rho Lambda Scholarship; Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Peters, Lori A.BS, Nursing. Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; RHPB, Major Events; Pinning Committee. Pierce, Kelly A.BS, Nursing. Pontious, Kathryn J.BS, Nursing. Porter, Nathan K.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Reilly, Mary L.BS, Nursing. Army, Second Lt. Retzer, Melanie. BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau; Nursing Class Treasurer. Renicker, Rebecca A.BS, Nursing. Rodriguez, Susan L.BS, Nursing. Alpha Lambda Delta; Sigma Theta Tau. Romeo, Paula.BS, Nursing. National Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; National Student Nurses’ Association; Collegiate Nursing Club. Rospotynski, Karen Marie.BS, Nursing. Tau Beta Sigma, Historian; Marching Band; Concert Band; Hall Government. Ross, Theresa.BS, Nursing. Ryan, Craig.BS, Nursing. Saffield, Kelly.BS, Nursing. Samples, Evelyn C.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau. Schaeffer, Deborah.BS, Nursing. Schmitt, Mary Josephine.BS, Nursing. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Intramural Flag Football; Collegiate Nursing Club; Stethoscope Newsletter. Schubach, Susan E.BS, Nursing. Scott, Lori.BS, Nursing. Searfloss, Sherrie Ann.BS, Nursing. National Honor Society; National Nurses Association; Collegiate Nursing Club. Segedi, Lisa.BS, Nursing. Sesock, Sandy. BS, Nursing. Sferra-Zitney, Stephanie. BS, Nursing. Shade, Lee A.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau; Alpha Lambda Delta; International Affairs Society. Shamakian, Bonnie Lou.BS, Nursing. Nursing Class President. Shanklin, Laura. BS, Nursing. Alpha Lambda Delta; Sigma Theta Tau. Shinosky, Christine Marie.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Shockey, Pamela L.BS, Nursing. Siebert, Cheryl Ann.BS, Nursing. Simile, Laura E.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Intramural Football Volleyball; RHPB, Major Events. Silagy, Regina M.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau; College of Nursing Newsletter, Co-Editor; Collegiate Nursing CLub. Smith, Dawn M.BS, Nursing. Academic All-American; Dean’s list; Omicron Delta Kappa; Sigma Theta Tau; Varsity Track; Varsity Cross Country; Collegiate Nursing CLub. Smith, Larry.BS, Nursing. Smith, Tracie Lynn.BS, Nursing. Nursing Class, Vice President; Zip Cheerleader. Smithrey, John.BS, Nursing. Snahnican, Jill A.BS, Nursing. Snahnican, Paul R.BS, Nursing. Snyder, Denise M.BS, Alpha Sigma Lambda; Sigma Theta Tau. Snyder, Michele. BS, Nursing. Alpha Lambda Delta, President; Mortar Board; UPB; Senior Class Board; Collegiate Nursing Club; Hall Government. Sorensen, Nancy J.Bs, Nursing. Campus Crusade for Christ; Alpha Lambda Delta. Speedy, Breanna J.BS, Nursing. Academic Scholarship; Dean’s list. Squaer, Anglea Gloria.BS, Nursing. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; Black Greek Council; Peer Counselor; Gospel Choir. Starr, Tammi A.BS, Nursing. Alpha Phi Sorority; UPB; Resident Assistant; IVPB; Student Toastmasters; Glee Club. Steele, Glenda A.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Storti, Barbara A.BS, Nursing. Alpha Phi Sorority. Stover, Sandra M.BS, Nursing. Taggart, Laura Lyn.BS, Nursing. Thorton, Patrick.BS, Nursing. Tucker, Debra L.BS, Nursing. Collegiate Nursing Club. Tyus, Cheryl D.BS, Nursing. Van Camp, Karen.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; Intramural Flag Football Volleyball; RHPB; Hall Government; Collegiate Nursing Club. Vargo, Barbara A.BS, Nursing. Dorothy Kidney Nuursing Scholarship; Alpha Lambda Delta; Intramural Volleyball. Veloira, Theresa Ann.BS, Nursing. Virovec, Diana J.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau. Wade, Therese Marie.BS, Nursing. Euclid General Hospital Scholarship; Dean’s list; Sigma Theta Tau; Intramural Volleyball; Resident Assistant. Walker, Marijane H.BS, Nursing. Mary E. Gladwin Award; Collegiate Nursing Club’s Outstanding Nursing Student Award; National Dean’s list; Collegiate Nursing Club, Treasurer. Washington, Cynthia A.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball Basketball; Collegiate Nursing Club. Wilson, Cynthia Jean.BS, Nursing. Sigma Theta Tau; Alpha Lambda Delta; Collegiate Nursing Club; College of Nursing Newsletter, Editor. White, Joseph.BS, Nursing. Willoughby, Connie.BS, Nursing. Wind, Kay L.BS, Nursing. Alpha Sigma Lambda. Xides, Sophia Ann.BS, Nursing. Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority; Intarmural Football; Collegiate Nursing Club. Yeastead, Kathryn.BS, Nursing. Young, Laurie Ann.BS, Nursing. Young, Leslie F.BS, Nursing. Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority; Panhellenic Council. Zeuli, Christine M.BS, Nursing. Dean’s list; Intramural Volleyball Football. Owen, Ned.BS, Graphic Design. Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Herman, Ron. Senior Index 275 From Your Friends At The Goodyear Tire Rubber Company. ANNER S 329 NORTH MAIN ST., ORRVILLE, OHIO 44667 ORRVILLE 683 6050 AKRON 535-3027 MASSILLON 832-4014 CONGRATULATIONS SRS! We Custom Design To Fit Your Individual Taste and Budget MIRACLE CUSTOM TROPHIES Trophies • Medals • Plaques Ribbons • Desk Sets • Engraving Sports Apparel a Lettering • Greek Items 294 EAST EXCHANGE ST KEN MIRACLE AKRON, OH 44304 PHONE 376-8335 ' V -Vv t V. V JEWELERS SINCE 1900 BLOCK BROTHERS ._—r.. ■ 210 S. MAIN STREET ■ AKRON, OHIO 44308 ■ PHONE 535-T313 DIAMOND IMPORTERS ■ REMOUNTING DESIGNING ROLEX, OMEGA, TISSOT, BULOVA, AND ACCUTRON WATCHES «tw —4 r s Auto Repair Hi » »»» g Dan Huck if 3 S iA 393 Northeast Ave. Tallmadae. Ohio 44278 j 633 - 8946 iS ' J. t flartfe ts 745-0113 401 EAST STATE STREET BARBERTON, OHIO Famous for Fried Chicken QUALITY CHICKEN DINNERS SINCE 1933 PERSONALIZED SERVICE TO THE AKRON AREA FOR OVER 40 YEARS. PARTS SERVICE NEW USED SALES RENTALS ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE • COMMERCIAL INSURANCE BOATS • TRAVEL TRAILERS • HOMEOWNERS • FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY • MOBILE HOMES • LIFE, IRA, GROUP • MOTORCYCLES • AUTOMOBILE INS. • RECREATIONAL VEHICLES - EQUIPMENT COMPANY 7 1277 DeValera Avenue, Akron, OH 44310 • 633-6000 15 Florist Street, Youngstown, OH 44505 - 216-744-3333 TOLL FREE 1-800-458-7941 dt 762-7275 YOUly jtndtpnjetl lustrum J AGENT Emergency After Hours; CALL RONALD L. HUMMEL 929-1410 -OFFICE- 286 E. EXCHANGE ST. ( 216 ) 253-7944 461 E. Exchange Street • Joseph R. Nemer, Prop. KLABEN hO.I Dealer in the Area I Bottom Line Discount Prices 673-3139 (ViwynaUcCtU MA Compliments Of THE TEHBUCH STAFF Jospeh Millard Members of the Willliam Mary Soccer team attempt to surround an Akron offensive player during the MET LIFE CLASSIC in Columbia, South Carolina. 1085 W. MAIN ST. RT. 59 ... in Kent 278 279 S ' leal St) r apery do., Sue. CUSTOM DRAPERIES • MINI BLINDS • VERTICLE SHADES WILLIAM PARKS 745-9873 1024 WOOSTER ROAD, NORTH Barberton, OH 44203 Dennis McDaniels A Varsity Tennis team member reaches high to meet the ball with the racquet. SERB L TRUCKS. TRAILERS RENTALS. LEASING PACKING 4 LOADING SERVICE MOVERS WORLD VAN LINES CUSTOM HITCHES GENERAL EQUIP RENTALS AUDIO-VISUAL RENTALS VIDEO MOVIE RENTALS RV RENTALS RV PARTS 4 SERVICE SELF-STORAGE ROOMS MAIL BOX RENTALS PACKAGE DELIVERY GASOLINE 4 PROPANE HARDWARE Wayne Schultz General Manager UNIVERSITY U HAUL CENTER 237 FOUNTAIN STREET AKRON OHIO 44304 PHONE (216) 535 3250 (216) 535-4046 £T»W TRAVEL INC. COLONNADE BUILDING 3310 KENT ROAD STOW, OHIO 44224 216 688-2800 Toll Free 1-800-248-STOW Group Specialists, Domestic, International EMPORIUM AND DRUGSTORE 10 TALLMADGE CIRCLE »TALLMADGE. OHIO 44278 Serving Akron U. For 15 Years 929-4426 OUT OF STATE DIAL 1-800-221-ROYS One Of America’s Finest Retail Emporiums 910 PORIACl TRAIL OHIO TA 0045 (1 500 !69T) Hawaiian I has Vegas Specialists 280 Members of the Hellenic Club man their booth at the International Festival held every year in April. Sitting outside the Student Center on the lawn is always a good place to catch up on some studying or conversation. This Akron golfer tees off at Firestone Country Club. Ads 281 Comm en cemen t Changes In ’88 The University of Akron traditionally graduates its students in two ceremonies thoroughout the year, one after the fall semester, the other after the spring semester. On Sunday, January 10, 1988 1,875 students graduated during Winter commencment ceremonies held in the JAR arena. The guest speaker for the winter exercises was John F. Sieberling, a former area congressman. In addition to his speech, Sieberling was awarded the honorary Doctor of Laws degree by President William Muse. The University held its spring commencement on May 28, 1988 for 2,155 graduates. This year’s spring ceremony was held in the Jar arena also, rather than the traditional Richfield Coliseum. Due to the si size of the JAR, the University was forced to 5 graduating class into two, one half gradual morning, the other half in students criticized ' TT A PhD. graduate receives his hood before President William Muse grants him his degree. A Blend of Tradition and Trend Columnist Wiliam J. Raspberry was the guest speaker for the Spring commencement exercises. 1! ; . f The JAR became packed as some 680 graduates received their diplomas during the morning exercises of Spring Commencement. A row of students from the College of Business await their diplomas. Closing 283 Duane Kinney Two students, soon to be “man and wife”, go through the ceremony at the Gallucci Hall marriage booth. Members of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority sell candy apples at the May Day street festival. 284 Closing Tradition changed this year with the spring celebration at Akron, entitled May Day, In the past May Day had been centered around Lee Jackson field complete with food stands and beer trucks. Concerned with the lower drinking age, University officials banned alcohol, along with a rock group performance, moving the jubilee to the dosed Buchtel Avenue. In addition to the traditional Scavenger Hunt and Campus Clean-Up contest, the May Day celebration was transformed into a street festival. Student organizations were permitted ■ run, and pxc Vi ' v.vL ' 285 Closing Change in May Day ’88 - No Alcohol Dana Carvey, the “Church Lady”, from Saturday Night Live wrapped up May Day ’88 with a two hour performance. Members of the University Choir performed at the May D ay festival. Row 1: Steve Holder, Tina Pesa, Mike Bradac, Andrea Maag, Dennis McDaniels, Tracey Colton, Russell Sibert, Karen Russell, Carey Perkins, Jenny Black, Kelly Eisemon, Connie Kaspar, Andrea Krupar, Mike Parks, Pam Bernard, Row 2: Kevin King, Sophy Reiheld, Daphne Stiner, James Piedad, Betsy Scott, Duane Kinney. Tracey L. Colton, Editor-in-Chief Russell D. Sibert, Advisor Andrea L. Maag, Managing Editor 286 Tel-Buch Staff Jenny Black Residence Halls Academic Editor Kevin King, Greeks Editor Dennis McDaniels Photo Editor Sophy Reiheld Sports Editor Daphne Stiner Student Life Editor I Susan Wargo Christine Myers Carey Perkins Connie Kaspar Pam Bernard Andrea Krupar Kelly Eisemon Anne Bujorian Frank Colarik Mike Bradac Mike Parks Tina Pesa James Piedad Betsy Scott Karen Russell I Not pictured: Kelly Robenstine Scott Hahlen Carrie Tomko Sherri Nicholson Kym Alford Duane Kinney Steve Holder Layout Editor Tel-Buch Staff 287 Colophon Editor’s Notes Not only has it been a priviledge to serve as Editor-in-Chief of the Tel- Buch, but it has also been a learning experience. I have had the honor to meet and work with many talented and wonderful indivduals throughout my two year affiliation with the yearbook. At the same time I have gained knowledge about the management of people and the operation of an organization. Overall, the Tel-Buch has been a wonderful, worthwhile experience for me. The friends I have made within the staff are amongst the best in the world. I couldn’t have asked for a better staff. Although we may have been knocked down a few times, my staff managed to pick itself back up, re-group, and jump right back into the thick of things-just to ensure that we create the best yearbook this University has ever seen. There are several individuals who Colophon Bud Marston Bob Fritz George Tilden Gretchen Laatsch Kim Lowe Mary Beth Golemo Marie Samulak Vicki Fete Charlene Reed Pam Graybill Ken McDonald Gerri Chiity Joe Benes John Ashley Tom Fassel Jostens Lenny Young Dick Prifty John Miller Archival Services Alda Nelson deserve special thanks: To Andrea, my Managing Editor- Not only were you an “excellent right hand man”, but also a super friend. I don’t think I could have made it without you. To my family and Carl- For putting up with weeks of yearbook scattered all over the livingroom table and their constant support, love, and encouragement. To Barb and my roommates- Who reluctantly opened our home to the staff for social functions and for always being there. To Russ and Larry- Whose guidance and encouragement made t his book what is! To Sports Information Finally, to my staff- Thanks for all your hard work and dedication, especially Dennis and Mike, for your extra running around and going the distance. It is my hope that you enjoy this 75th volume of the Tel-Buch, as much as I enjoyed helping create it. 1987-88 Tel-Buch Tracey L. Colton Editor-in-Chief History Editor City Trends Editor Russell D. Sibert Advisor Andrea L. Maag Managing Editor Stephen Holder Advertising Manager Dennis McDaniels Photo Editor Kevin King Greeks Editor Sophy Reiheld Sports Editor Jenny Black Academics Editor Residence Halls Daphne Stiner Student Life Editor Kym Alford Greeks Christine Myers Greeks Pam Bernard Sports Carrie Tomko Sports Kelely Eisemon Sports Sherri Nicol son Sports Andrew Logsdon Sports Amy Cacolici Sports Cary Perkins Academics Residence Halls Mike Bradac Residence Halls Kelly Robenstine Student Life Connie Kaspar Student Life Mike Parks Student Life Photographer Tina Pesa Organizations Andrea Krupar Organizations Frank Colarik Staff Writer Scott Halen Staff Writer Jennifer King Staff Writer Susan Wargo Staff Writer City Trends Karen Russell History Anne Bujorian Advertising Betsy Scott Advertising James Piedad Photography Duane Kinney Photography Larry J. Intihar Jostens Dave Shoenfelt Photographer Tel-Buch Editor 288 A BLEND 75 YEARS

Suggestions in the University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) collection:

University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1981 Edition, Page 1


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1982 Edition, Page 1


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1983 Edition, Page 1


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1984 Edition, Page 1


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1986 Edition, Page 1


University of Akron - Tel Buch Yearbook (Akron, OH) online yearbook collection, 1987 Edition, Page 1


1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.