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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 Priscilla Gilbert, Director of Planned Giving at (802) 485-2301 or pgilbert@norwich.edu or visit www.alumni.norwich.edu/

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. Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu/

Double Your Gift to Norwich
Start your planning now to participate in the Mapes Match! Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu/

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 Paul Bova
Added: 12/2/2008 3:25 PM
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The Great NU Class of 1988!...

 Clement Confessore
Added: 11/27/2008 8:59 AM
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Clem Confessore's NU License Plate...

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Added: 1/17/2008 8:58 AM
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Spotted in NC.....


December 2008 Vol. 6 · Issue 7
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.
In the news Masthead
Cav Troop continues 100-year-old tradition
At first glance, the peaceful setting of Breckenridge Farm is an unlikely spot for a leadership laboratory. The 20-acre horse farm in Plainfield, Vt., is training ground for the Cavalry Troop, where members of the Corps carry on a 100-year tradition of horsemanship. It's a pursuit that fosters the skills of riding and caring for animals. But cadets also learn about themselves and the intricacies of leading others.
Continued at www.norwich.edu...
Norwich receives $2 million gift from '52 alumnus
Norwich University is honored to announce a $2 million gift from A.J. Bartoletto '52, and his wife, Anne. Combined with a previously unannounced commitment of $2.1 million, the Bartolettos have given a total of $4.1 million to the University as part of the Norwich Forever! campaign. "Their gift will touch the lives of hundreds of Norwich students," said President Richard W. Schneider. "This is a fantastic way to kick off the final year of the Norwich Forever! campaign."
Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu/bartolettogift
Research transforms student's views on torture
Not long ago, if you had asked Norwich University senior Michael Self whether torture should be used to pry information from terror suspects to prevent another Sept. 11-type event, he would have answered, "Absolutely." But, after spending a year conducting research on torture, often referred to as "enhanced interrogation techniques," the criminal justice major changed his mind.
Continued at www.norwich.edu...
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Brown '00 captures WEC crown
Mike Brown '00 defeated defending World Extreme Cagefighting champ Urijah Faber in a first round knockout on November 5 at the Hard Rock CafĂ© in Seminole, Florida. Two days before the bout, the contender for the featherweight title was interviewed by Kevin Iole of Yahoo sports. "It means a lot more to me to beat a guy that everyone considers the best there is," Brown said.  Continued at sports.yahoo.com/... 
For more about Mike, go to http://www.wec.tv/MikeBrown
Dale Corliss '58: One of "6 Who Care"
William "Dale" Corliss '58 of Bowdoin, Maine was the subject of "6 Who Care", a special news segment on Channel 6 (Portland, Maine) featuring outstanding volunteers in the community. Dale regularly volunteers in a soup kitchen and for Meals on Wheels. View the 2 ½ minute segment at www.wcsh6.com...

NU School of Graduate Studies News

Kathryn C. Becker M'08Kathryn Becker M'08 named major gift officer
Kate Becker M'08 has accepted the position of major gifts officer vacated by Paul Bova's promotion to assistant vice president, alumni and volunteer relations. Becker, who has served most recently as the assistant director of class relations for the School of Graduate Studies, willl be responsible for fundraising in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maine. Continued at www.alumni.norwich.edu...
MMH alumnus brings new theory on USS Arizona to surface
Ronald "Rob" Christopher M '07 has a new theory about how the USS Arizona was destroyed: sabotage. The first USS Arizona, that is - a U.S. Civil War gunboat that briefly served on both sides of the Union's blockade of the Confederacy
Continued at www.graduate.norwich.edu...
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Norwich University FootballFive cadets earn Empire-8 All-League laurels
Five members of the Norwich University football team were among those honored by the Empire 8 on November 20, 2008, as the league announced its all-conference team. Senior RB Darnell Jackson and junior DL Reza Afsarmanesh led the list of Cadets as each player was named to the league's first team. Senior DL Richard Cumby and junior DB Donovan Brown earned second-team honors, while senior LB Jim Kiritsy was selected to the league's sportsmanship team.
Continued at www.norwichathletics.com...
First call for 2009 Hall of Fame nominations
The Norwich Athletics Department is requesting the names of candidates for induction into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. Former teams, coaches and players are eligible. For criteria, selection process and a downloadable nomination form, visit the Norwich Athletic website at www.norwichathletics.com/hofcriteria. Please send names and supporting information no later than April 30, 2009, to Tony Mariano, Director of Athletics, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663, or email tmariano@norwich.edu. Preference given to class years ending in 4 and 9.

More stories like this can be found at: www.norwichathletics.com

Featured Events
NU Club of Northern Nevada Social
1/24/2009 3:00 PM
Women's Basketball Alumnae Day
NU Club of Washington, DC - Holiday Brunch
12/14/2008 12:00 PM
NU Club of Brevard County Holiday Dinner and Social
12/13/2008 5:00 PM
NU Club of the Hudson Valley Holiday Party
12/6/2008 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
NU Club of Connecticut Community Service Project
12/6/2008 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
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 1963 - Andrew L. Wilkinson, 68, of Auburn, MA, 10/28/2008
Class of 1971 - John "Jack" Stricos, 59, of Schenectady, NY, 11/17/2008

Friends of Norwich University
Eve Graham Galloway, 80, of Alexandria, VA, wife of the late MG James V. Galloway, USA (Ret.), Vice President of Administration at Norwich from 1978 -1985, 9/16/2008
Jean Van Ness, 79, of Honolulu, HI, wife of Dick Van Ness '52, 11/3/2008

The Norwich University Cemetery
The Ernest Harmon Memorial Wall

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