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Dave Hallock '71: The man behind the Fuller Foundation Challenge
The Fuller Foundation has been supporting Norwich students for more than half a century. Dave Hallock '71 talks about the foundation's current challenge to young alumni.

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October 2008 Vol. 6 · Issue 5
Hello, welcome to the Norwich Enews, 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 new Online Community. We hope you will use this exciting new tool to connect with the University, classmates, friends, and other Norwich Parents and Families.

Of Special Interest

Norwich UniversityA message from President Schneider
To All Members of the Norwich Family,
Without question this is one of the most worrisome times for America's economy in our lives. All of you are concerned about how your 401Ks and other investments are faring through this turbulent period. Because you are also interested in the financial health and well-being of your alma mater, I want to provide you with this reassurance about Norwich's endowment.
Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu...

Norwich Engineering School Launches Endowment
The David Crawford School of Engineering has established the Engineering Innovation & Leadership Endowment, a key initiative in opening new opportunities to sustain academic excellence.
Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu...
Engineering, Science and Technology job fair Nov 5
The annual Engineering, Science and Technology Job Fair Job Fair, hosted by the Norwich University Career Development Center (NUCDC), will be held Wednesday, November 5. Volunteer to represent your employer and interact with bright, motivated and capable Norwich students! For complete information and registration forms, please contact Sherri Campbell, Office Manager of the NUCDC, at (802) 485-2125 or careers@norwich.edu.

In the news Masthead
Taipei Personalities
Cadets Hung Ching-Hao and Liao Tzu-Chuan are modest types, even though both young men have plenty to brag about. Hung, a 22-year-old senior majoring in communications, and Liao, a 21-year-old junior studying biology, are members of the cadre, upperclassmen who mentor younger cadets. Each maintains a GPA well above 3.3 - an impressive feat for any Norwich student, let alone those learning in a language they could barely speak before arriving on campus. Ken Picard of Seven Days covered the story.
Continued at http://www.7dvt.com/2008taipei-personalities
Hazing allegations prompt media attention
Recent allegations of hazing at Norwich have drawn attention from the media. A story by Wilson Ring of the AP that addresses the issue of hazing at institutions in Vermont and nationwide ran in the Times Argus on Sept. 22.
Continued at http://www.timesargus.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080922/NEWS/809220297
Thirty years ago, women made their mark
The year was 1974. A postage stamp cost eight cents, Richard Nixon had just resigned the presidency and, in the hills of Northfield, Vt., a handful of women arrived on the campus of Norwich University to make history. Read the story as told by Sara Tuff, correspondent.
Continued at www.norwich.edu...
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NU School of Graduate Studies News

MBA alumnus walks in footsteps of family war hero
Most soldiers pronounce it "Hoe-vee," but when descendents of Master Sgt. Howard C. Hovey (rhymes with "lovey") visited Camp Hovey in South Korea, soldiers stationed there received an impromptu history lesson.
Continued at www.graduate.norwich.edu...
MJA program teaches a top dog new tricks
In the final years of his career, one man found that education can change everything.
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NU Alumni News

Wild Blue Yonder: Norwich grad joins Blue Angels
When Maj. Chris Collins '97 was a sophomore at Norwich, he went to see an air show in nearby Burlington. He was so impressed by the Blue Angels, he decided then and there he wanted to be a member. After talking with a recruiter at the show, he decided to commission into the Marines upon graduation. After years of service that include two tours of duty in Iraq, he is living his dream. Collins has been named a member of the 2009 Blue Angels squadron.
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African Peace Corps posting opened eyes of Norwich grad
Ron Holbrook, a 2005 graduate of Norwich University, can't get used to anonymity. For two years his blond hair and blue eyes turned heads and drew crowds everywhere he went. Holbrook was a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, Africa, where kids gleefully called out "Chuck Norris!" when he walked down the street.
Continued at www.norwich.edu...

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Vet goes from Iraq to cornerback
As a first-year starter in the Norwich football defensive backfield, opposing teams likely look at Charles Stiles thinking they have an idea of what and who he is, and what they might do to stop him on the field.
They have no idea.
Whatever they might throw at him, Stiles has been in more dangerous situations than they can imagine.
Read the story as told by Pete Hartt in the Times Argus.
Continued at http://www.timesargus.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080921/NEWS01/809210379
Men's lacrosse coach hired
For the first time in program history, Norwich University has hired a full time men's lacrosse coach.
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2008 Hall of Fame Dinner
The 26th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner will be held on October 11, 2008, with a reception from 6:00 - 7:00 pm and dinner from 7:00-8:00 pm. There is still time to reserve a ticket by calling Cathy Diego @ 802-485-2230 or email cdiego@norwich.edu. A list of the nominees can be found at http://www.norwichathletics.com/hofclass_07-28-08.

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Featured Events
Fourth Annual Ed Hockenbury Golf Classic
10/20/2008 8:15 AM
NU Club of Colorado Golf Outing
10/10/2008 1:00 PM
NU Club of Maryland 2008 Fall Brunch
11/23/2008 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
NU Club of Punta Gorda Fall Luncheon
11/22/2008 12:00 PM
NU Club of the First Coast-Golden Isles Lunch
10/11/2008 1:00 PM
NU Men's Basketball vs N.C. Wesleyan College
11/21/2008 to 11/22/2008
NU Touchdown Club Pre-game Social - UTICA, NY
11/8/2008 11:00 AM
Norwich University Parent & Family WeekendYou're invited to Parent & Family Weekend 2008!
Norwich University will host Family Weekend from Friday, October 10, to Sunday, October 12. Family Weekend is a time for parents and family members learn how active and engaged their student has been, meet their friends, faculty and staff, and to spend precious time with their loved one.
We hope that you will be able to enjoy many of the special events planned. For a complete schedule, visit www.alumni.norwich.edu/pfweekend2008 .  For more information contact the Alumni and Family Relations Office toll-free at (877) 485.2019 or alumni@norwich.edu.

Calling All Norwich Snowbirds!
Don't forget to update your seasonal address with Norwich! We want keep you informed of club and alumni activities near your winter residence. You can update your address by joining or logging into the Online Community and clicking the "Profile" button at the top of the page or by contacting the NU Alumni Office at either alumni@norwich.edu or 877.485.2019. Don't miss out on the great alumni activities happening in the warm, sunny south this winter!
Monthly gatherings
NU Club of Washington, DC - (first Wednesday)
NU Club of Central Florida - (second Wednesday)
NU Club of Hanscom AFB - (last Friday)
NU Club of Leavenworth, KS - (first Thursday)
NU Club of Tampa, FL - (first Thursday)
NU Club of Ft. Bragg, NC - (fourth Thursday)

Click here to see the complete listing of Club and Regional Events

The 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 pgilbert@norwich.edu.

In Memoriam
Class of 1945 - Richard L. Keenan, 85, of Needham, MA, 9/1/2008
Class of 1950 - William H. Lea, Jr., 81, of Star Lake, NY, 9/14/2008
Class of 1950 - Louis "Scotty" Gomez, 81, of Barre, VT, 9/12/2008
Class of 1950 - Arnold Tenner, 79, of Sunrise, FL, 8/9/2008
Class of 1951 - Robert Jurick, 80, of Middleburg Heights, OH, 6/7/2008
Class of 1968 - Joseph Potenza, 61, of Hopkinton, MA, 9/4/2008
Masters Class of 2009 - Kelly Lynne Gartley, 47, of Stuart, FL, 8/25/2008

COL William R. Prince, USA (Ret.), 96, of Santa Fe, NM, former Prof. of Military Science and Tactics, 5/20/2008

Patricia Bertrand, 75, of New York City, NY, wife of Daniel Bertrand '56 and sister-in-law of Frederic Bertrand '58, 9/12/2008
Eugene "Gene" Celelli, 88, of Northfield, VT, friend of Norwich University, 9/3/2008

The Norwich University Cemetery
The Ernest Harmon Memorial Wall

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