December 2010

From the C-SC Alumni Office |

Welcome to the PawPrint
The PawPrint is the electronic newsletter created for alumni/ae of Culver-Stockton College. The newsletter highlights upcoming events and shares success stories of C-SC students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy the news, stay up to date and reconnect with your fellow Wildcats! We want to hear from you. Please share your stories, submit photos, and tell us what's new in your lives. Send your information to or mail your information to Jennifer Hiller,
Culver-Stockton College Alumni Office, One College Hill, Canton, MO 63435


Are we coming soon to a city near you?
Join the fun and fellowship!

Springfield/Branson, MO Alumni Event
Friday, January 7, 2011 7-8:30 p.m.
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant
2725 N. Glenstone Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803

Complimentary appetizers. Cash Bar. 

Calling all Wildcats! C-SC is coming to the Springfield/Branson area and we want to see you! Join Kent Miller, Fine Arts Division Chair and several fine arts students as they gather in your area for the Missouri State Thespian Conference. This will be a wonderful opportunity for the Springfield/Branson area alums to learn more about our EXP@CSC curriculum, meet some of our amazing students, and start discussions of forming an alumni group for southwest Missouri. We would love to see you!

Please RSVP by email at or by phone to Jennifer Hiller at (800) 755-2287 by Thursday, January 6. 

Culver-Stockton College Band Tour January 12-15, 2011
Mark your calendars! Come one, come all…
Enjoy the wonderful C-SC Band as they visit and tour the Heartland. 

*Wednesday, January 12, 2011- Webster Groves Christian Church - St. Louis, MO 
*Thursday, January 13, 2011 - Kennett Christian Church - Kennett, MO 
*Friday, January 14, 2011 – Nashville, TN Christian Church
*Saturday, January 15, 2011- Indianapolis, IN - Speedway Christian Church
Stay tuned for event details in early January! 

Thursday, January 27- Saturday, January 29, 2011
Tan-Tar-A Resort - Osage Beach, Mo.  (
Join us for an alumni and friends reception on Friday, January 28,  2011 in Dr. Tom Polett's suite from
5-7p.m. Refreshments and Snacks. We hope you will join us and look forward to seeing you there!

St. Louis, MO Admissions Event
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Embassy Suites St. Louis Airport
11237 Lone Eagle Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. 

St. Louis area prospective students and their families are invited to experience Culver-Stockton College and meet current students, faculty, staff and alumni. Talk with faculty and coaches about academics, fine arts opportunities and athletics at
C-SC. Refreshments will be provided. 
Sign up online at or call (800) 537-1883. 

Culver-Stockton College vs. Avila University Basketball Game & Alumni Event
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Avila University 
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145
2:00 p.m. Women’s Game // 4:00 p.m. Men’s Game
Join fellow Wildcats and friends in the stands as we cheer on our men’s and women’s basketball teams as they take on the Avila Eagles! *Pre-game event details will be posted in early January on the alumni events page. 

Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz C-SC Alumni Event
Saturday, March 12, 2011 7 p.m.
United Center
Chicago, Ill
*Event details to come in early January…

Wildcats On Campus...

Nate Zelinske '99 returned to the Hill on December 6, to present a lecture on Enterprise Risk Management to Professor Jim Cosgrove's Risk Management class. 

Ross Kennedy '06 returned to the Hill on December 6, to present a lecture on Risk Management in Agriculture to Professor Jim Cosgrove's Risk Management class.

Peggy Perry '84, Corporate Recruiter for DOT Foods, returned to the Hill on December 10 to present a lecture on Principals of Organizational Management to Professor Jeanne Johnson's Business class. 

Homecoming 2011 - Save The Date: September 30 - Oct 2, 2011

Celebrating the reunion classes of: 1946, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006 
The mission of the Culver-Stockton College Homecoming Committee is to bring together the Wildcat community by providing numerous opportunities to honor the C-SC tradition. We reach out to the student body, alumni and community to celebrate what it means to be a Wildcat. Plans are already underway to remember the past, celebrate the present and look forward to the future on the Hill. We look forward to welcoming you home…
Go Wildcats! 

C-SC Campus Visit Days
The best way for a prospective student to see if the college is right for them is for the student to see it for themselves! Alumni and Friends are encouraged to share their stories with prospective students of promise and encourage them to come check out C-SC first hand. Contact the Admissions Department for assistance in making arrangements for a student you know to visit Culver-Stockton College. You can reach the Admissions Office a number of ways, come to the office on the second floor of Henderson Hall, visit them on the web at or / or give them a call at (800) 537-1883. They will be happy to answer all of your questions. Check out the dates below for special visit days being offered.
  • Saturday, February 5 and February 19, 2011 - Pillars Scholarship Competition
    Thursday, February 10, 2011 - Business Day 
  • Saturday, February 26, 2011- Fine Arts Workshop Day
    Thursday, March 17, 2011 - Visual Arts Day 
  • Saturday, March 19, 2011- Preview Day

Parents/Families Can Stay Involved!
We are excited to offer current and past parents/families an opportunity to stay involved with C-SC through the newly 
established Parent Association. This group allows current and past parents to stay connected with C-SC serving as a resource for the college. Please, consider assisting the Admission Office, Career Services or participate in special fund raising efforts by becoming active in the new Parent Association. All past parents/families are welcome! Contact Dick Tabb, Director of Parent Programs, at (573) 288-6440 or for all the details.

Tell It!

2011 General Assembly 
Saturday, July 9 - Wednesday July 13, 2011
Bridgestone Arena * Nashville, Tennessee

Wildcats: Mark your calendars for General Assembly 2011. 
Plans are underway to celebrate with students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends and all things DOC. More details to come in the upcoming months! 
See you in Nashville!  Contact Jeff McReynolds, Director of Alumni Programs or Jennifer Hiller, Assistant Director of Alumni Programs with questions: (800) 755-2287 or via email: or
*Tickets will go on sale soon...

C-SC Alumni Association has a new facebook logo!
Facebook fans - we have a new logo and a fresh, new look. Spread the word and check out our posts to learn what's happening on campus, out and about across the country, and also win some prizes from time to time! 
Do you facebook? If you do and you haven't become a fan of the C-SC alumni facebook page, click and join the conversation today! 
We have 1,100 fans and growing! Spread the word and send us a message today!

Connected Campus
Do you know of someone who is interested in finishing his or her degree? Culver-Stockton College's Connected Campus provides students a convenient online format offered in accelerated 8 week terms. Our program is taught by Culver-Stockton's own full-time faculty who are interested in helping students succeed. With the on-line format, students can attend class wherever and whenever they want.
Click here for further details.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Mission Statement
The mission of Culver-Stockton College is to provide students of promise a superb education within an active learning community founded upon integrity and the best values of faith and the human spirit.