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Norwich Forever! Campaign

Life income with your gift to Norwich: establish a charitable gift annuity
By establishing a charitable gift annuity you make an irrevocable gift to Norwich in exchange for a current tax deduction for a portion of the gift and a guaranteed fixed income stream for life. In the current investment environment the gift annuity rates are very competitive and lock in a guaranteed return for life. For details and current rates, visit

The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 renewed the provision to allow individuals to make charitable contributions tax-free using retirement assets. This legislation replaced the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and will allow tax-free contributions of up to $100,000 per year for individuals aged 70 ½ and older.
For more information please contact Jessica Dunkel ‘02, Planned Giving Officer, at (802) 485-2328 or or visit
Take advantage of your employer's matching gift program
So you've just dropped a gift to Norwich into the mail and now you're considering which item to tackle next on your to-do list - mowing the yard or washing your car. Before moving on to that chore, take a moment to learn if your employer operates a matching gift program. If it does, you may be able to double your gift to the University.

Double Your Gift to Norwich
Start your planning now to participate in the Mapes Match!

September 2009 Vol. 7 · Issue 4
Hello, welcome to @NU, the Norwich e-Newsletter, your direct link to campus and the entire Norwich Family!  Delivered to your inbox monthly, each issue provides a sampling of news, information and features now available to you on our Online Community. We hope you will use this exciting tool to connect with the University, classmates, friends, and other Norwich parents and families.

In the News

Norwich Rooks. Photo by Jay Ericson.Norwich welcomes record-breaking Rook Class
In August, Norwich welcomed the largest in-coming class of cadets in its 190-year history. To prepare for their arrival, Corps upperclassmen spent several days going through rigorous training exercises. Andy Potter of WCAX News covered the story.
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Norwich students learn a lesson in relative values
For Americans, a pencil is useful for marking nail holes or tallying golf scores. But in the Republic of The Gambia, the simple tool of wood and graphite has far greater powers. “When you can put a huge, warm smile on someone’s face just by giving them something as small as a pencil,” says Emily Shapiro, a psychology major from Middlesex, Vermont, “it lights a fire inside of you that you never knew you had.”

Shapiro is one of several NU students who traveled to the tiny West African country to study primary and secondary education and perform service in schools.
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NU Alumni News

2009 NU grad wins brutal Vermont Death Race
Barely a month after graduating from Norwich, three alums with a yen for challenge and adventure competed in (and finished) The Vermont Death Race, a brutal combination of the IronMan triathlon, ESPN’s Outdoor Games, and network reality shows like “Survivor’’ and “The Amazing Race.’’ One of them, Tom Worthington, a 22-year-old Marine from West Falmouth, Mass., crossed the finish line first. Read the story as covered by Boston Globe correspondent Brion O'Connor.
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1968 grad to be inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
Former Norwich University men's basketball standout Paul Stukowski '68 will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, it was announced by the organization on August 24.
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School of Graduate Studies News

Residency road warriors
It may seem harder to make friends in an online classroom than on a university campus, but don't tell that to Jerome Devitt, William O'Brien and Tod Rathbone.
The three Master of Arts in Military History (MMH) students forged a friendship in cyberspace that began during their first week of class and culminated in a two-week military history road trip — a trip O'Brien jokingly dubbed "The Greater Northeast U.S. Battlefield and Monuments Tour."
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NU Sports News

NU rugby player represents U.S. team in Nations Cup
When Katie Hathaway arrived on campus in August 2008, she had no idea she would play rugby. A three-sport athlete in high school, Hathaway had never touched a rugby ball, but after an outstanding freshman season, she was asked to attend the Under-20 National team player camp, and the following April was offered a spot on the squad. In July, Katie and 24 other elite female rugby players travelled to London to represent the United States in the Nations Cup.
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Football pre-season camp underway
The Norwich University football team concluded its first week of fall camp on Aug. 21 with its first installment of two-a-days. The Cadets, who started practice on August 16, began camp with 125 players, the largest group to ever assemble for a Norwich preseason. This year's freshman class, which numbers more than 60, is one of biggest and most fit groups in recent years.
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Women's soccer and lacrosse coach hired
Beth Van Parys has been hired as the new women's soccer and lacrosse coach. A former soccer and basketball standout at Allegheny College (Meadville, Pa.), Van Parys spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y.
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Of Special Interest

Homecoming Motorcycle Ride to support Wounded Warriors
Please join us on October 2 for the inaugural Norwich Homecoming Charity Motorcycle Ride in support of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The event, open to anyone with a valid motorcycle operator's license, will consist of a three-hour scenic ride through the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont during prime foliage season! Bike rentals are available, and a post-ride celebration will feature food and drink for riders and friends. For information on donation levels and corporate sponsorships, or to register, go to
NU Parent & Family Weekend: September 24-27
Norwich faculty, staff and students welcome you to campus to enjoy our Parent & Family Weekend. This weekend offers a great opportunity to learn how active and engaged your student has been and to meet their friends, faculty and staff. The fall colors are brilliant in central Vermont and Family Weekend promises to be a special Norwich experience for all. For details, visit
Homecoming 2009: October 2-4
Homecoming 2009 is just around the corner, and YOU are invited! Make plans now to be in Vermont with your classmates and friends October 2-4, 2009. Join us on campus this fall for a weekend of fun times and great memories. Visit now for a full schedule, to see who else is coming, and to pre-register online.

Upcoming Norwich Events

NU Club of Western MASummer wrap-up: Summer was a busy time for Norwich alumni! Almost 60 gatherings were held in communities across the country, and we saw over 2,000 alumni, students, friends and family members! It was a great summer for Norwich and we thank everyone who joined us.
For a great photo album of the summertime fun, visit 
NU Club of EuropeFall Events: The fall season will give alumni several chances to gather together in their local towns and communities. From baseball games to bratwurst, tailgates to community service – it’s all here! Click here for a full listing of Norwich Club events in September, October and November
Calling All Alumni Serving in Afghanistan
We’ve heard from several people lately that they are looking to connect with other alumni and students serving our nation in Afghanistan. If you are deployed as part of Operation Enduring Freedom and would like to meet up with other Norwich graduates please be in touch with Steve Moustakas ’01 by email at
For all NU Events, including monthly gatherings, visit

Maroon & Gold Athletic Association News

Become a member of the MGAA
The Maroon & Gold Athletic Assoc. is the initial fundraising arm for intercollegiate athletes at NU. All additional resources raised help to provide The Margin of Excellence for our student-athletes. Joining the MGAA means becoming a member of an organization committed to the best – the Norwich Cadets!
Upcoming MGAA Events
Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner - Thursday, October 1
Joe Sabol Memorial Golf Tournament - Friday, October 2
Norwich Rugby Alumni Banquet - Friday, October 2
Men's & Women's Soccer "Odds vs. Evens Challenge" - Sunday, October 4
Celebrating 100 Years of Norwich Hockey - Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 4-6
For more information on MGAA events and activities, visit

In Memoriam

Norwich University has received word of the deaths of the following individuals.  Complete obituaries, if available, can be found by clicking on the links. For more information, or to notify the University of a recent passing, please contact

In Memoriam
Class of 1954 - Richard E. Munsell, 80, of Williston, VT, 6/5/2009
Class of 1961 - John S. Carlson, 72, of Rockport, MA, 8/15/2009
Class of 1965 - Edwin C. Shults, Jr., 66, of Burnt Hills, NY, 8/19/2009
Class of 1967 - Gerald J. Jubinville, 65, of South Hadley, MA, 7/25/2009
Class of 1969 - Stephen A. Hall, 62, of Marlborough, MA, 7/25/2009
 - LTC Robert D. Stewart, USA (Ret.), 62, of Tampa, FL, 8/3/2009

Faculty and Staff
Professor Emeritus Frank H. Sargent, 91 of Shelburne, VT, 8/6/2009

Friends of the University
Sandra Nicholson David, 70, of Queensbury, NY, late wife of Raymond S. David ’58, 5/28/2009

In Memoriam Links:
Memorial Announcements and Obituaries
The Norwich University Cemetery
The Ernest Harmon Memorial Wall

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