February 25, 2009
Categories: General News
Tabor College’s Office of Academic Affairs has released the Fall 2008 Semester Dean’s List, naming students who qualified for honors based on their academic performances.
Highest Honors is assigned to students achieving a 3.85 to 4.0 grade point average (GPA), while those with a 3.70 to 3.849 GPA received High Honors. Students earning a 3.50 to 3.699 GPA received Honors.
The following students were named to the Dean’s List:
Rogers, Nancy, Hillsboro, Kan.
Adrian, Christopher, Buhler, Kan.; Baffa, Sarah, Olathe, Kan.; Crosson, James, Minneapolis, Kan.; Eblen, Meghann, Leavenworth, Kan.; Fast, Craig, Frazer, Mt.; Friesen, Aaron, Wichita, Kan.; Friesen, Benjamin, Guthrie, Okla.; Garcia, Shayley, Hillsboro, Kan.; Glanzer, Heidi, Abilene, Kan.; Goertzen, Janene, Henderson, Neb.; Goss, Linzy, McPherson, Kan.; Hasty, Emily, Johnson, Kan.; Helgesen, Zachary, Reedley, Calif.; Hibbs, Silas, Hays, Kan.; Huxman, Cassondra, Moundridge, Kan.;
Loewen, Anthony, Huron, S.D.; Martin, Michelle, Wichita, Kan.; McCarthy, Heidi, Liberal, Kan.; Nickel, Melissa, Ulysses, Kan.; Peyton, Jana, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Pohlenz, Danielle, Hesston, Kan.; Pyle, Joanna, McPherson, Kan.; Railsback, Emily, Hillsboro, Kan.; Reiswig, Chelsea, Wichita, Kan.; Richardson, Virginia, Elizabeth, Colo.; Ruhter, Marisa, Newton, Kan.; Schellenberg, Audrey, Wichita, Kan.; Thieszen, Danelle Henderson, Neb.; Unger, Rachel, Ferndale, Wash.; Vance, Erin, Concordia, Kan.; Warkentin, Danae, Corn, Okla.; Weinbrenner, Tyler, Hillsboro, Kan.; Weinman, Margaret, Wichita, Kan.; Wiest, LynAnne, Kingsburg, Calif.; and, Wray, Breanna, Campo, Colo.
Dick, Emily, Kingman, Kan.; Dick, Erin, Corn, Okla.; Gramza, Steven, Olathe, Kan.; Hoduski, Sarah-Marie, Bonner Springs, Kan.; Johnson, Richard, Hillsboro, Kan.; Kopper, Kelli, Cimarron, Kan.; Kopper, Leah, Garden City, Kan.; Kuntz, Andrea, Abilene, Kan.; Neufeld, Bethany, Newton, Kan.; Prieb, Crystal, Hesston, Kan.; Rempel, Janae, Meade, Kan.; Robinson, Andrea, Broken Arrow, Okla.; Romero, Elizabeth, Cimarron, N.M.; Runge, Erin, Newton, Kan.; Schroeder, Carrie, Hillsboro, Kan.; Sigley, Daniel, Hillsboro, Kan.; Teselle, Jera, Downs, Kan.; Vix, Kayla, Maize, Kan.; Wadel, ShaRae, Greensburg, Kan.; Watson, Ryan, Quanah, Texas; Wiens, Andrew, Topeka, Kan.; and, Wiens, Julie, Fresno, Calif.
Boucher, Jack, Wichita, Kan.; Deckert, Heather, Minot, N.D.; Dodson, Dorene, Carbondale, Kan.; Dueck, Amy, Reedley, Calif.; Faul, Graham, Martin, N.D.; Frick, Troy, Durham, Kan.; Friesen, Stephanie, Wichita, Kan.; Hall, Lisa, McPherson, Kan.; Isaac, Allison, Visalia, Calif.; Lacy, Erika, St. Francis, Kan.; Lacy, Tanner, St. Francis, Kan.; Pankratz, Andrew, Abilene, Kan.; Pauls, Jenae, Inman, Kan.; Siebert, Mary, Henderson, Neb.; Suderman, Michael, Hillsboro, Kan.; Suderman, Tyler, Hillsboro, Kan.; and, Toews, Naomi, Hesston, Kan.
Barbosa, Mariela, Enid, Okla.; Berglund, Clarissa, Gettysburg, S.D.; Faber, Amanda, Hillsboro, Kan.; Giffin, Jordan, Valley Center, Kan.; Heyen, Benjamin, Hillsboro, Kan.; Janzen, Cortney, Henderson, Neb.; Just, Lauren, Hillsboro, Kan.; Just, Melissa, DeSoto, Kan., Krehbiel, Allison, Hutchinson, Kan.; Lee, Hattie, Fowler, Kan.; Loewen, Michael, Huron, S.D.; Redding, Jared, Hesston, Kan.; Schmidt, Emily, Bel Aire, Kan.; Vogel, David, Hillsboro, Kan.; Vogt, Sarah, Newton, Kan.; Voth, Brett, Walton, Kan.; Wyckoff, Sarah, Blackwell, Okla.; and, Zuercher, Amanda, Whitewater, Kan.
Buehrle, John, McPherson, Kan.; Denning, Jonathan, Hillsboro, Kan.; Dick, Dustin, Hutchinson, Kan.; Enger, Jesica, Norman, Okla.; Gayer, Chad, McPherson, Kan.; Goering, Katherine, Netwon, Kan.; Pagenkopf, Julie, Lincolnville, Kan.; Remboldt, Zachary, Topeka, Kan.; Thomas, Orson, Granada; VanWart, Thomas, Hillsboro, Kan.; Watson, Kirsten, Quanah, Texas; and, Witham, Heather, Wichita, Kan.
Kelly, Jessica, Hillsboro, Kan.; Kroeker, Carly, Henderson, Neb.; Kroeker, Kyle, Hillsboro, Kan.; McDonald, Amanda, Glenpool, Okla.; Nelsen, Brent, Colorado Springs, Colo.; Neufeld, Corina, Denver, Colo.; Olson, Emily, Newton, Kan.; Paulus, Rebekah, Victorville, Calif.; Pruitt, Dallas, McPherson, Kan.; Rogers, Victor, Hillsboro, Kan.; Ruzinsky, Tasheena, Hillsboro, Kan.; Vance, Mattie, Concordia, Kan.; Wanja, Faith, Wichita, Kan.; and, Wiens, Stephanie, Fresno, Calif.
Enns, Darren, Hillsboro, Kan.; Funk, Eric, Littleton, Colo.; Goering, Mary, Newton, Kan.; Neufeldt, Tracie, Buhler, Kan.; Richert, Elissa, Hillsboro, Kan.; and, Thiele, Rebekah, Fountain, Colo.
Brandt, Gabrielle, Wichita, Kan.; Cartney, Elisabeth, Olathe, Kan.; Friesen, Emily, Winnipeg, MB; Gershon, Kayla, Littleton, Colo.; Hiett, Micah, Dinuba, Calif.; Jones, Keith, Marion, Kan.; Klose, Jenesa, Hillsboro, Kan.; Mitchell, James, Visalia, Calif.; O’Hair, Don, Corpus Christi, Texas; Tonne, Kayla, Ashland, Kan.; and, VanRanken, Samantha, Medicine Lodge, Kan.
Alanis, David, North Newton, Kan.; Balzer, Ashley, Inman, Kan.; Basinger, Kyle, Pretty Prairie, Kan.; Bradley, Kassie, Olathe, Kan.; Carlson, Daniel, McPherson, Kan.; Chapa, Joanna, Rio Grande City, Texas; Fisher, Darrin, Lakewood, Colo.; Grafton, Micah, Wichita, Kan.; Nuss, Jordan, Wichita, Kan.; Peters, Megan, Shafter, Calif.; Stepanek, Heather, Hillsboro, Kan.; Toews, Casey, Frazer, Mont.; Tucker, Brianne, Wichtia, Kan.;
Voth, Brandon, Lynden, Wash.; and, Wichert, Estelle, Buhler, Kan.
Aubrey, Jason, Bartlesville, Okla.; Batista, Andrea, Hagerman, N.M.; Burrow, Tristan, Great Bend, Kan.; Catron, Alyssa, Minneapolis, Kan.; Costello, Leigh, Lewisville, Texas; Faul, Kory, Chandler, Texas; Heizelman, Emily, Buhler, Kan.; Krehbiel, Kirsten, Kingman, Kan.; Soulias, Jenny, San Marcos, Calif.; Stauffer, Roxanne, Milford, Neb.; Unrau, Brianna, Newton, Kan.; Versaw, Heidi, Center, Colo.; Wann, Amanda, Lindsborg, Kan.; and, Willems, Briana, Sedgwick, Kan.
Amos, Marc, Lakewood, Colo.; Carlton, Julia, Hesston, Kan.; Chlumsky, Katharina, Wichita, Kan.; Crosson, Jordan, Minneapolis, Kan.; Dirks, Adam, Hillsboro, Kan.; Hett, Jason, Marion, Kan.; Perrault, Jessica, Westminster, Colo.; and, Rails, Andrew, Hutchinson, Kan.
Brown, Spencer, Hillsboro, Kan.; Cronauer, Danielle, San Diego, Calif.; Dick, MacKenzie, Henderson, Neb.; Dixon, Jessica, Hutchinson, Kan.; Doerksen, Talia, Prescott Valley, Ariz.; Friesen, Sarah, Guthrie, Okla.; Gerber, Katherine, Wichita, Kan.; Hamm, Garrett, Enid, Okla.; King, Alyssa, Wichita, Kan.; Klose, Jessica, Hillsboro, Kan.; Loewen, Maria, Hillsboro, Kan.; Mann, Kelsey, Wichita, Kan.; Miller, Rhiannon, Haysville, Kan.; Phillips, Mandilyn, Halstead, Kan.; and, Settle, Alana, Lyons, Kan.
February 14, 2009
Categories: General News
Bible Professor Doug Miller will share stories from his recent trip to the Holy Land at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 23, as the Tabor College Learning in Retirement Program begins its spring lecture series for older adults.
Miller led a 27-member group of Tabor College students, Bethel College students and others to the land of Abraham, Moses, David, Jesus, and early Christians, on an educational tour of the Holy Land, from Jan. 5 to 25.
A coffee will be held prior to the season’s first program, from 9:20 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., in the Wohlgemuth Music Education Center, hosted by Connie Isaac, who has coordinated the program since 1993.
“With the May 11 program, I’ll have had the privilege of scheduling 300-plus programs, with few repeat speakers,” Isaac said. “What a wealth of wonderful people we’ve learned from. What great fun it’s been!”
The public is welcome to attend all Learning in Retirement programs. Fees are $3 per session or $15 per semester ($28 per couple). Registration and discount cards for lunch in the cafeteria may be purchased during the half hour before the meeting. For more information, contact Isaac at 620-947-3121, 947-5964, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learning in Retirement Schedule Spring, 2009
Coffee served 9:20-9:45 a.m. before first meeting
Experiencing the Jerusalem Seminar in Israel and Gaza
Just back from leading an interterm trip, Bible professor Doug Miller will bring firsthand information from significant places including Mount Nebo, Petra, Bethlehem, Hebron, Joppa, Nazareth, Galilee, the Golan Heights, Qumran, and Ramallah.
Going Afar, Upon the Mountain: Grandma Lizzie and Grandpa Henry
At her grandmother’s knee, Loretta Jost learned of her brave grandparent’s taking in black children at Elk Park North Carolina during the early 1900s. Hear why they risked their lives in the face of white supremacist townspeople, and more.
Where the Boys Are: Boy-Friendly Classrooms
Educational consultant, Denise Brown, travels the state encouraging school teachers. Among her latest research: boys and girls are very different and learn differently. How can we help them succeed?
March 13 (Note this is a Friday meeting)
Straw Baskets and Zwiebach
As a result of trips to developing countries, Norman and Sharon Ewert, Wheaton, Illinois, annually host an impressive sale of Ten Thousand Villages handcrafts in their home. Hear inspiring stories of how this helps the plight of the artisans.
Spring Break (No meeting)
Finding Security During Hard Financial Times
Jon Wiebe, CEO of Mennonite Brethren Foundation, will reduce to simple terms the economic crisis we’ve been hearing about in the news. He’ll also suggest alternative ways to invest retirement funds with safety and confidence.
Vada Snider, flute; Karen Loucks, piano; and Duane Graham, photography; will bring a program of music and visual images celebrating the beauty and new life unfolding in nature.
Easter Break (No meeting)
Letter to Bob: A Journey through Grief
Dr. Robert Grover, retired administrator and faculty member at Emporia State University, experienced the death of his first wife 35 years ago. Based on a book he is writing, he’ll share his long journey to healing, wholeness, and faith in God.
Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Finding Our Way through the Maze
While nothing is guaranteed, there are things we can do to keep our brains healthy. Kathy Sikes will lead us in looking at simple steps, including diet and exercise, to keep our minds sharp.
Old Time Variety Show
For this special fun session, come and applaud the talents of our 60+ friends and neighbors. We’re sure to hear the old favorites we’ve been missing! Popcorn will be freshly popped for everyone.
The Lure of Western Kansas
Researching his Great-Grandfather, Larry Warkentin, Fresno, Calif., discovered the story of Menno, Kans., founded on the western border of Kansas during the early 1900s. We’ll hear of folks from Central Kans. who chose to move there.
Download your Copy of the Spring 09 Learning in Retirement Brochure.
Spring 09 LIR Brochure
“Views expressed by Learning in Retirement Program speakers are not necessarily those of Tabor College.”