February 2011

From the C-SC Alumni Office | www.culver.edu/alumni/

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 ealumninews@culver.edu 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!

Quincy EXP@CSC Event
Calling all Wildcats! C-SC is coming to Quincy and we want to see you! Join us as faculty and students share what is happening with the EXP@CSC experiential learning curriculum. Enjoy video presentations, travel course reviews, discussions and much, much more. You won't want to miss learning about what our students are doing today.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Program begins at 6:30 p.m.
Quincy Country Club
2410 State Street
Quincy, IL 62301

Hors d' oeuvres and cash bar

Please RSVP by Monday, February 7, 2011 at 800-755-2287 or www.culver.edu/alumni.events.asp

Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz C-SC Alumni Event

Saturday, March 12, 2011 7 p.m.
United Center Chicago, Ill
"Hoop" it up with C-SC!
C-SC alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students are coming to Chicago! Break out of the winter blahs and jump into a night of fun and "fandimonium" with the C-SC Concert Choir at the Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz Basketball game. At half-time the Chicago Bulls will be honoring the 1991 Championship Team - including appearances by Michael Jordan, Horace Grant, Scottie Pippen, John Paxson and more! 

We'll be gathering pre-game inside the United Center at the Budweiser Select Brew Pub & Carvery for complimentary appetizers and cash bar. (*Must be 21 to enter the Brew Pub)
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Tip-Off 7:00 p.m.

Tickets $65.00 per person, Section 324.
48 game tickets available - first come first serve. Beat the buzzer and order your tickets today! 

Register online at www.culver.edu/alumni/events.asp or call us at 800-755-2287, ask for Jeff or Jennifer.

Take Me Out To The Ballgame II
Mark your calendars for the Culver-Stockton College Alumni Event Spring/Summer Baseball Series! 
Join C-SC across the country this spring and summer at the ballpark to enjoy a variety of games. 

Bradenton, FL - March 19, 2011 - Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Boston Red Sox

Scottsdale, AZ - March 26, 2011 - Arizona Diamond Backs vs. Kansas City Royals

Peoria, IL  - April 9, 2011 - Peoria Chiefs vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels

Burlington, IA  - May 13, 2011 - Burlington Bees vs. Cedar Rapids Kernels 

Denver, CO  - May 28, 2011  - Colorado Rockies vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Call the Alumni Office with any questions 800-755-2287. Hope to see you at a game or two, or three, or...

On Campus Events:

Dr. Jan Shippps

Robison Lecture in Religion
February 23, 2011

On behalf of Culver-Stockton College, we are pleased to invite you to the annual Henry Barton Robison Lecture in Religion on Tuesday, February 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the Merillat Chapel. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Jan Shipps, Professor Emerita of History and Religious Studies from Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis. Dr. Shipps, the best-known non-Mormon scholar of Mormonism, will deliver a lecture entitled, “Sojourner in the Promised Land: A Methodist’s Astonishing Half-Century among the Mormons.”

Georgia Robison Beale endowed the Robison Lectureship in honor of her father, Dr. Henry Barton Robison, professor of religion and Dean of the School of Religion at Culver-Stockton College from 1910-44. Dr. Robison was educated at Transylvania College, College of the Bible (Lexington Theological Seminary), and the Divinity School of the University of Chicago where he was a 1907 Ph.D. graduate in Bible and Old Testament. His impact was felt by several generations of students at Culver-Stockton.  If you would like further information about the Robison Lecture, please feel free to contact us 800-755-2287. We hope to see you!

Jillian Bentley '08 Memorial Scholarship Candlelight Bowl

Saturday, February 5, 2011 9:30 p.m. - February 6, 2011 12:30 a.m.
Orland Bowl
8601 W. 159th Street
Orland Park, IL 

*$25 per person includes donation, buffet dinner, 4 games of bowling
* $15 per person includes donation and buffet only 

All proceeds go toward the Jillian Bentley Memorial Scholarship. Send checks to 14627 S. Mallard Lane Homer Glen, IL 60491. If interested, please contact Chris Bentley 708-301-1182 or email b14627@att.net

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 Admission Department for assistance in making arrangements for a student you know to visit Culver-Stockton College. You can reach the Admission Office a number of ways, come to the office on the second floor of Henderson Hall, visit them on the web at www.culver.edu/admissions/ or admissions@culver.edu / 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

MBA Program

business college

The Business Division faculty at Culver-Stockton College has proposed offering an online Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree. The MBA will require 33 hours and offer the choice of specialization in Management or Accounting/Finance. 

We are seeking alumni input in assessing interest in the proposed MBA program. Please click on the following link (or paste the link in your browser): http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T7BGNQX

Thank you in advance for your participation! 
Best regards to you for a successful 2011!

Dr. Dell Ann Janney
Business Division Chair & Professor of Accounting
Culver-Stockton College
One College Hill ~ Canton, Missouri ~ 63435
(573) 288-6388 (Office)

Alumni In The News

Will Johnson

Musburger, Uecker, Ryan Elected To NSSA Hall of Fame Tirico, King Win National Awards / 

Murry, Johnson Win NSSA Missouri Awards / Culver-Stockton College Grad, Will Johnson

SALISBURY, NC (January 10 -- For Immediate Release) – Longtime play-by-play announcers Brent Musburger and  Bob Uecker and Bob Ryan, a 42-year veteran of the Boston Globe, have been voted  into  the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame, NSSA Executive Director Dave Goren  announced  today.  The three will be enshrined in Salisbury on May 16, 2011.

Joining Musburger, Uecker and Ryan will be 2010 National Sportscaster of the Year Mike Tirico of ABC and ESPN, and 2010 National Sportswriter of the Year Peter King of Sports Illustrated. In addition, 110 State Sportscasters and Sportswriters of the Year from 49 states and the District of Columbia (see list below) will be honored during the NSSA’s 52nd Annual Awards Weekend, May 14-16.  

Among those 110 winners are Missouri’s Jay Murry.  The radio voice of the Washington University Bears, Murry has won his second Missouri Sportscaster of the Year Award.  For Johnson of the Gasconade County Republican, this is his first Missouri Sportswriter of the Year Award. Will Johnson, is a Culver-Stockton College '04 graduate and son, of C-SC assistant professor of management information systems, Jeanne Johnson.  

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 dtabb@culver.edu 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: jmcreynolds@culver.edu or jhiller@culver.edu
*Tickets will go on sale soon...

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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.

Springfield Event Photos


             Luanne Langley '80 & Flat Willie                                      Willie Grega '84 and Sean Myers '10
Great conversations and fun at table 1.                              (l-r) Michelle (Massey) Wolfskill '07, Sara Dern '14,
                                                                                      Faye (Barnes) Blevins, Haley Bertrand '06

MMEA 2011 
Jennifer (Ransdale) Fults '08 & Vanessa (Mathes) Mason '04          Stacy Taylor '76, Dr. Larry McSpadden, Kent Miller '73

Check out the Alumni Events Archive page to see full photo galleries of our events.  

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