Art Weber Remains Grateful to UT Experiences: Inside and Outside the Classroom

October 30th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

By Sherry Stanfa-Stanley

Frost Dunes-Sav-010Obtaining a great education is what brings most students to The University of Toledo. Many, however, find their time at UT even more rewarding when they immerse themselves in campus life and engage in the University’s wide assortment of activities.

Art Weber (UC ’72, with a bachelor’s degree in journalism), is grateful not only for what he learned in the classroom at UT but also for the campus involvement that broadened his college experience and helped forge his successful career, including 30 years as public information manager for Toledo Area Metroparks.

Weber began as a student in the University’s Honors Program, which soon morphed into University College, of which he was one of the first graduates. (Last year, the Honors Program became a separate academic college at UT.)

“My experience at UT was great,” said Weber. “I was omnivorous in my interests and took courses all over campus. A lot of philosophy and psych, journalism, some science, some independent studies. It was a real smorgasbord.”

But at the heart of his campus experience was his involvement in the various student media organizations: newspaper, yearbook, and radio station.

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Weber was skilled and fortunate enough to be able to serve in editor or director functions at all three. “All of them, in combination, gave me a very strong foundation of practical experience that proved ultimately more valuable than the journalism classes themselves,” he added.

“The magazine yearbook, The Perspective, was my first immersion in the real world of marketing. The magazine was well-received and highly praised for its content, but sales still lagged. In retrospect, it was a journalistic and artistic success that failed to make a big enough effort to include, for example, photos of as many students as possible,” he explained. In an effort to save the publication, Weber converted to a magazine format. “Today, I understand you have to give people a stake in a publication, a personal reason for buying it, to be successful. Lesson learned.”

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He also served as sports director and play-by-play announcer for WERC Radio his sophomore and junior years. While campus radio was then still in its infancy, he did live broadcasts for many home football and basketball games, and taped summary reports from some of the road games. “The kicker—no pun intended—is I never broadcast a losing football game. My tenure was during the famous 35-game winning streak orchestrated by Chuck Ealey, et al.”

Weber has many stories about his experience as a play-by-play announcer. “Honestly, we were pretty bad, but we were the real deal, learning as we went, broadcasting out of the wooden third floor of the old press box. The accommodations were lean—no heat, one electric outlet, a wooden shutter covering a glassless opening. If we weren’t careful when we leaned out to see the scoreboard—and leaning out was the only way to see it—we’d knock our microphones out the window and have to pull them back up by the cords. I can’t imagine what that must have sounded like over the air.”

The campus media was not only a springboard professionally, Weber said, but also a place to make close friendships that he treasures to this day. “The camaraderie at the paper and radio station was stimulating and, to say it politely, there were many off-the-wall characters among us, so every day was a hilarious adventure. It was a wild bunch. Many of these co-workers at the University became media colleagues in later years.”

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College Experience Forged Love of Nature

Among his great college adventures was also taking a different kind of spring break. While most students headed for Florida, Weber and his friends went tent camping in the Smokies. It was an experience that contributed to his love of nature, which he subsequently drew upon in both his career and his personal life. “We hiked and enjoyed nature all day, partied by the campfire at night. It became a tradition,” Weber said. “I loved the outdoor experience and it forever embedded in me the desire to experience nature on a deeper level, something I still do regularly.”

In fact, he responded to a request for the Toledo Alumni Magazine interview while he was at a friend’s duck camp in the Upper Peninsula. That trip was on the heels of eight days in Quebec, where he experienced everything from the historic Old Quebec City to Wendake (the home of the Wendat or Huron Indians) to Jacques-Cartier National Park and a moose safari.

While Weber has particularly enjoyed his years of travels throughout Canada, some of his other favorite experiences include tracking Florida panther in strands north of the Everglades, exploring the back roads of the National Bison Range, getting intimate looks at the Prairie Coteau and North Dakota’s duck factory, the Adirondacks, Maine, Tennessee, North Carolina, pursuing moose in a canoe on a remote Maine lake, and, especially, Louisiana where he spent many summers in Cajun Country along the Gulf of Mexico.

Although much of his career centered on nature photography and writing, Weber also was part of the White House press corps, covering visits of candidates, presidents and vice-presidents to Ohio, as well as covering governors. In addition, he covered college and pro sports, one of his favorites being on the field at the old Tiger Stadium for the 30th anniversary of the 1968 Tigers World Series team, talking with his childhood heroes like Mickey Lolich and Al Kaline, and at Comerica for the 20th anniversary celebration of the 1984 team.

“Spending some time with Ernie Harwell was priceless,” he said. “Covering a New Year’s Eve game at the Joe between Toronto and the Wings with Yzerman and Fedorov on the ice: Wonderful.”

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Received Multiple Publication Credits and Awards

Weber, who currently serves as director of the Metroparks’ National Center for Photography in Berkey, just outside of Toledo, has achieved tremendous success in his 41-year career. This includes multiple publication credits and several awards.

“I’ve been extraordinarily blessed throughout my career. I was in the right place at the right time with the right skills to get the job at Metroparks while I was finishing up at UT. It’s hard to imagine now, but Metroparks were on the verge of blinking out of existence back in the early 1970s. Inspired leadership passed the agency’s first levy in 1971, and my position—public information assistant—was one of the first jobs to be added to what was then a small staff.”

For the next 30 years, he played a role in every major decision and in every major effort, including writing the Metroparks’ mission statement, running levy campaigns, and editing magazines and other publications.

His list of accomplishments as part of the Metroparks’ team is long and contains many assets now familiar to area residents: saving Wildwood Preserve, passing five levies, playing a role in preserving thousands of acres, and, now, being the founding director of the country’s only center devoted entirely to nature photography. He is proud of his role but quick to point out that many people contributed to these successes.

Weber noted he was able to apply all his journalism skills rooted in UT experiences and classes: writing, photography, radio, and television production. “Every day was different, and I loved that. And, every day, I had the sense that what I was doing was important to the community, and that I was part of an incredibly talented staff that really worked hard to make a difference in people’s lives. It was an exercise in always striving for excellence, something that I still see at Metroparks today.”

Longhouse-Okia the Wendat Storyteller 020Weber said he came to a crossroads sometime in his early thirties, facing a choice between seeking to move up into parks administration or expanding his journalistic experiences. “My choice wasn’t the smart financial move but, oh my, am I glad I chose to see where my writing and photography could take me. I am the classic example of someone who is incredibly rich, though not monetarily. I am rich in experiences, career, family and friends.”

Weber has sold thousands of photos and articles to national and regional publications, written a weekly nature column for 15 years and a monthly column for a dozen years before that. He also wrote two books and won over 200 professional state, regional, national, and international awards.

One award that really stands out, he said, was a national film award from about 1990. He took third-place in a national competition sponsored by the Outdoor Writers of America, the premier professional national organization for outdoor communicators, for scripting and organizing the photography for a video “A Different Kind of Wilderness,” which celebrated the Toledo Metroparks.

“That nice little video, which we produced for less than $600, placed third behind expensive, elaborate productions by NOVA and National Geographic and ahead of a lot of surprised people from similar high-visibility productions,” said Weber. “I know we were recognized for doing so much with so little, and, on behalf of our small group of very talented people, I’m really proud of that.

Witnessed Technological Evolution

Throughout his career, Weber has witnessed a tremendous evolution in the fields of photography and communications. Earlier in his career, Weber followed up Board meetings by calling a half dozen news people at local radio stations, the television news desks, and, if they didn’t already cover the meeting, The Blade.

“Now there are few local radio news people to call. Scott Carpenter, who basically does my old job, relies heavily on the internet, Facebook and Twitter, to disseminate the information,” Weber said. “Newspapers are in trouble, which means shrinking news staffs, and that, in turn, means that there are fewer and fewer watchdogs independently gathering the information that protects our freedom. I’m very concerned for the future.

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Photographically, Weber noted, the greatest change has been in the shift from film to digital. He explained that the continuing advances in digital make for virtually instant transmission of images, incredible technological advances in both lenses and camera bodies that can now shoot in virtual darkness, and, greatest of all, instant feedback in the images that makes for a “much faster learning curve.”

“Come out to the Photo Center and look at some of the so-called amateur images we often feature, you’ll be blown away. It’s exciting, and still the changes keep coming,” he said.

Still, Weber admitted to missing the old darkroom days. “I can still remember seeing my first print come up in the darkroom developer—a shot of UT basketball player Mac Otten making a tough shot. I thought that was magic. Now, I own a printer that can make incredible museum quality prints, better than anything I ever did in a darkroom.”

While technology and careers change, one thing which has remained constant is the need for a quality education and practical experience, noted Weber.

“Today, I feel strongly that it was that broad education at UT that gave me the tools I needed to succeed as a writer and photographer,” he said.

Weber still looks back on his years at UT as some of the most memorable ones in his life. From someone who has traveled the continent, it’s not a bad testament.

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Gone But Not Forgotten

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Dowd-Nash-White Dorms Live on in Memories

By Barbara Floyd

Documenting Dowd Nash White before demolition

A drive through The University of Toledo campus today reveals a far different landscape than just a few months ago. The Dowd-Nash-White dormitories that had occupied the northwest corner of the campus since 1953 are gone, with barely a trace to mark where they once stood.

But guessing from the response from an article about the dorms that appeared in the July issue of Toledo Alumni Magazine, they may be gone, but they are not forgotten. Many people responded with comments and photographs of their times living in the dorms and recalled how these buildings shaped their college experience.

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Rick Rump (A/S ‘72) remembered a lounge that was located where Dowd and Nash halls intersected. The lounge was a gathering place for students in the Honors Program, and was accessible to those students 24 hours a day. Dr. Ernest Gray, who headed Honors at the time, had an office there. Rump said, “I spent a lot more time in that lounge than I ever did in my room.”

David Chervin (BUS ‘72) lived in White Hall his freshman and sophomore years at UT.  The Georgia resident made many friends with the other students, and still keeps in touch with some of them. While he was from Cleveland, many of the other residents were from New York and New Jersey, and Chervin said this led to some cultural clashes at first.  But he added that all of the residents grew close.

Dowd Nash White demolitionMost of the 1,100 students living on campus at the time were without cars, which meant that it was important to make friends outside the dormitories so that they would have access to someone with a car in order to explore the city. But, he added, there were many drinking establishments within walking distance, so a car was not essential for this recreational activity.

Chervin also remembered that the dormitories had strict curfew rules, and residents had to sign in and out. The freshmen women who lived in the dorms had to be in their rooms by 10:30 on weekdays, and 2 a.m. on weekends. Upper class women could stay out until midnight during the week.

As for activities by those living in the dorms, Chervin said they loved to hang out on the grassy area between the dorms, and they organized several active intramural sports teams.  He also recalled, “We had a bunch of guys we nicknamed the ‘Night Crew.’” They would watch old reruns of “Sea Hunt” and “Highway Patrol” all night, and missed most of their classes because they slept all day.” Chervin also remembered that living in these dorms was a good deal financially speaking, with the cost of room and board at only $330 a quarter, which included 21 meals a week.

Dowd Nash White demolitionJohn A. Cooke (ENG ‘99) had especially fond memories of the dormitories, since they were where he met his future wife, Sarah Suh (A/S ‘98).  He lived in Dowd, while she lived in MacKinnon. “Were it not for Dowd, our son Anderson might not exist,” Cooke said. And like David Chervin, Cooke said he still keeps in touch 20 years later with many of his fellow residents.

“Dowd Hall was a special place for me and my wife,” Cooke recalled. “We cherish all of the special memories and friends made possible by what seemed like a magical place. The community style of living, open green space and volleyball courts encouraged people to build lasting bonds, while maintaining an individual identity.”

George Palovich (ED ‘60) not only lived in the dorms, but he was also a resident manager. In 1958, he helped create a “dorm handbook” titled “Accentuate the Positive in the Men’s Residence Halls.” As an art major, he illustrated the handbook.

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Among the advice included in the handbook:

  • “Courtesy and thoughtfulness in the cafeteria are marks of good breeding.”
  • “There will be a room inspection by the proctor or a manager at least one a week.  Any grade below 8 is unacceptable.”
  • “The management feels an obligation to provide an atmosphere in the residence halls which is conducive to good study and restful sleep.”
  • “Disorderly conduct in or around the residence halls by those under the influence of alcohol is not the mark of a gentleman and will not be tolerated. If you must get drunk, come home and go to bed and don’t advertise your weakness to the campus community.”
  • “Gambling, in any form, for material gain, will not be tolerated in any section of the residence halls. This is a bad habit and most of you cannot afford to lose—and someone always does.”

One theme runs through all of the comments received about the demolition of these buildings:  for all of their faults, they were the best place to live. David Chervin said his freshman and sophomore years in White Hall were some of the best of his life.  John and Sara Cooke agree: “Many times we reminisce about how much fun and how much growth we experienced in a short time there.”

“Thank you Dowd-Nash-White (and MacKinnon) and thank you to UT for a magnificent experience!” they added.

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Contextual Intelligence

October 30th, 2013 | No Comments | Posted in From Our Alumni

by Patty Gelb

RSCN7976What do you do if you are a University of Toledo alumnus working as a professor at rival BGSU? If you are Matthew Kutz (‘97 with dual masters in exercise science and education), you wear your 1995 Las Vegas Bowl Championship ring and attire to staff meetings.

“I was an athletic trainer the year UT won the ‘95 Vegas Bowl under Coach Gary Pinkel,” said Kutz. “I’ve got the ring. I’ve got the jacket. I’ve got all of the gear. I love to wear all of it to work just to get everyone’s goat.”

For those who don’t remember, the 1995 Las Vegas Bowl featured the Toledo Rockets vs. the Nevada Wolf Pack. This game is the first division I-A football game to go into overtime, with Toledo winning 40-37 and capping an undefeated season.

While other BGSU faculty also graduated from UT, Kutz is unique because he worked with the UT athletic department. “I love the Rockets and because I was with the football team, I feel the rivalry is potentially bigger for me since football is really the epitome of a rivalry between schools,” said Kutz.

Kutz was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for both the UT football program and track and field. Growing up in Toledo, he loved the Toledo Rockets and attended many UT football games with his father and church youth groups. Kutz went to Anderson University for his undergraduate degree and said he actually felt guilty not going to UT. He was determined to be a Rocket for his graduate degree.

“I really wanted to have somewhere in my history that I was a UT Alum,” shared Kutz.

DSCN7970 - CopyKutz is also a Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Scholar Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between people of the United States and people of other countries. Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. This very elite program operates in over 155 countries worldwide.

Kutz returned to the Toledo area after spending all of the 2013 spring and summer terms in Rwanda as a faculty member and a teacher. His main responsibility was training and equipping their physical therapists, nurses and physicians in sports medicine.

“Sports are a big thing that pulls a lot of people together and creates a lot of national identity which is very desirable to developing countries like Rwanda,” said Kutz. “I was invited me to come over and teach in their physical therapy school. They wanted me to train their professionals in sports medicine because they are really trying to up their game in the national sports arena and to do that they needed a stronger infrastructure in terms of their sport health care.”

Although this was Kutz’s first time traveling as a Fulbright scholar, he has traveled internationally many times. He is a consultant with the Honduran and Rwandan Olympic committees plus he is an athletic trainer for the USA track and field program.

Currently Kutz is a full time professor at BGSU and teaches in the sports medicine area. His course load and teaching are in athletic training but his research interest is in management and leadership, specifically in allied health care professions. He is particularly interested in the attributes and differences in what makes a leader successful, even when they have to change industries. He studied hospital and clinic administrators who moved successfully into different roles and different settings. He became curious to see if the results that he was finding in health care settings translated into other arenas.

“I wondered if you could take a world famous basketball coach that has won 88 titles and put him in charge of a baseball team,” said Kutz. “If coaching is coaching, and motivation is motivation, and getting teams to work together as teams is the same; then theoretically that coach should be able to win games no matter what he is coaching. That is after they have learned about the nuances of the game that they are coaching of course.”

DSCN8025 - CopyThrough his research he discovered that there were some universal traits that transcend industry and context. His research found that if the person had particular leadership skills, they should be able to work anywhere successfully. Kutz wrote a couple of papers on these theories that were published in academic journals “that only nerds like me read,” said Kutz.

Two years after he published those articles, he received a phone call from a senior executive at Proctor and Gamble who found Kutz’s articles through a Google search. The executive thought the articles were cutting edge and were going to change the way business was done in the world, especially in the global marketplace. This executive told Kutz that the way things are changing so quickly; leaders have got to be able to transition across industries, context and geographic boundaries. He asked Kutz to come to Cincinnati and hold a training seminar for the Proctor and Gamble executive team.

“I told him that I could, but that he needed to know that I have never done anything like that before,” said Kutz.  “I am a sports medicine guy and I don’t really do the corporate America type thing. So I went down, gave them my shtick and they loved it.”

Kutz was told that was the best information that they’ve ever heard and he was asked again where his book on the subject was. He said that he didn’t have a book at that point but he shared a few more of the articles that he had written and they loved those too. At that point, they hired Kutz to do consulting and seminars for them. Those connections turned into other corporate connections with other seminars and training programs. Suddenly Kutz was traveling all over the world, consulting on these theories that he uncovered in his research and everyone asked the same question “do you have a book on this subject?”

“So I ended up writing ‘Contextual Intelligence’ that came out in January of 2013 right before I left for Rwanda,” said Kutz. “It’s all been kind of a whirlwind for me quite honestly.”

“Contextual Intelligence – Smart Leadership for a Constantly Changing World” shares a leadership model that will help the reader navigate through constantly shifting environments. The book integrates a cutting-edge 3D thinking framework with 12 core behaviors that will help diagnose context and lead others to higher levels of performance. Today’s leadership landscape is dynamic and challenging. Earlier theories and assumptions appear to be over simplistic in their ability to flex with the volatility and complexity of organizations, which function in a knowledge economy at a local, national and global level. “Contextual Intelligence” integrates the principles of tacit knowledge, synchronicity and time orientation, which are essential competencies for today’s leaders.

“The book is a perfect example of what you can do when you transition from one stage in life to another stage in life,” said Kutz. “Whether it is from a small university to a large university or whether it is from one job to another job, one industry as a manager to a totally different industry as a manager, our lives are categorized by change.”

Not only is Kutz’s book selling pretty well, when he got back from Rwanda, he found out that it is a finalist for the Outstanding Leadership Book of the Year awarded by the International Leadership Association at their global conference in November.

What is next for Kutz? He is off to Montreal to the International Leadership Association Global Conference to see how his book ends up placing in the competition. He has also been out publicizing his book and continues to consult for some of the world’s largest corporations like Marathon Oil, Airtel (which is the third largest telecom company in the world based out of India), Promedica and Proctor and Gamble.

“The first paper that I wrote on this subject was back in 2008 so it had been four or five years then all of a sudden it snowballed dramatically,” said Kutz. “I have written text books on leadership and management, but this was my first practitioner corporate America non-academic book. It’s kind of funny how it all worked out and I still don’t really know how it all worked out like this.”

“Contextual Intelligence” is available for sale on Amazon, Lulu and through the book’s website www.ciprofile.com.

To see a You Tube video of Matt Kutz talking about his book “Contextual Intelligence”:

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UT in the News

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UT State of the University Address:


Sherrod Brown Military Bill Announcement:


College of Business and Innovation one of Princeton Review’s Top Business Schools:

The University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation is one of the nation’s outstanding business schools, according to the education services company, The Princeton Review, which features the school in the new 2014 edition of its book, The Best 295 Business Schools.

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College of Law one of Princeton Review’s Top Law Schools:

The University of Toledo College of Law is one of the nation’s finest law schools, according to The Princeton Review’s list of The Best 169 Law Schools, which appears as a book and on The Princeton Review website.

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POW/MIA Chair in the Glass Bowl:


UT’s Center for Health and Successful Living Opens:


Silent Witness Project at UT:


Music Fest ’13:

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Class Notes

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’30’s

Beatrice Goldman (Ed ’39) recently celebrated her 95th birthday with a luncheon in McAllen, Texas, where she now resides. Her son, David Stohl (Bus ’75), his wife, Sara, her daughter, Michelle Gluck (Ed ’75), and Michelle’s husband, David Gluck (Ed ’73), planned the luncheon at Tony Roma’s to celebrate.

’80’s

Francis (Frank) Thomas (Eng ’88, MBA ’99) was appointed as acting president and chief executive officer for Columbia Power Corporation.

’90’s

Dr. Jayme Stayer (MA ’92, PhD ’95) was ordained to the Jesuit priesthood in June at the Madonna della Strada Chapel in Chicago, Ill.

’00’s

Lindsay Denny (Ed ’03, MEd ’09) was awarded the educator of the year honor from Sylvania schools in Ohio.

Kevin J. Bedell (A/S ’88, A/S ’88) recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

Faculty, staff & friends

The College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences’ department of psychology doctoral students Ateka Contractor and Tracey Biehn from the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Lab, directed by Jon Elhai, Ph.D, from the department of psychology, recently completed several important papers. Contractor and Biehn published a paper (as second and third authors, respectively) this year in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease on depression outcomes from impatient psychiatric treatment. And Contractor had two first-author posters accepted for presentation at the Annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies convention in November, 2013 in Philadelphia. Biehn began her predoctoral clinical internship in August at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

The University of Toledo College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences’ department of psychology was ranked #11 on the list of all colleges and universities in the United States among schools that offer program options in psychology and behavioral science. This is the highest ranking of any college in Ohio and Michigan. Information about the ranking can be found here: http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/colleges-with-psychology-at-their-core

Marriages & unions

Michael Wehrkamp (Law ’09) and Laura Arend were married on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Paulding, Ohio.

Death Notices

Faculty, staff & friends

Genevieve M. Gunn, Toledo at 77. She was a computer operator in data entry at MCO from 1978 to 1989.

Lawrence “Larry” J. Hilton, Swanton, Ohio at 54. He joined the staff in 1988 as an auto mechanic 3 in the UT motor vehicle department.

Marc L. Moralez, Toledo at 43. He was a former instructor of theatre.

Jeanne A. Hockley, Toledo at 86. She was a longtime member of the Satellites Auxiliary.

Joanne M. (Pawelczak) Katafias, Toledo at 84. She was a former member of the Satellites Auxiliary.

Joseph R. Links II, Hudson, Mich. at 68. He joined the UT faculty as an instructor in business technology in 1969 and was promoted to assistant professor in 1973 and later to associate professor. In 1974, Links received one of the University’s Outstanding Teacher Awards. In addition to teaching, he served as coordinator of the former Community and Technical College’s Computer Programming Technology Program.

Phyllis (Eck) Nordin, Rochester, N.Y. at 84. An artist known for work in stained glass, metals, fibers and stone, Nordin was commissioned to design a fountain for the University’s centennial. The Toledo Edison Memorial Fountain was built in front of the Student Union in 1980. She also created a bronze work titled “Reunion” for the Driscoll Alumni Center.
Robert J. Calkins, Maumee, Ohio at 66. He was a former UT Medical Center employee.

Milton E. Martin, Toledo at 69. He was hired in 1990 and worked as a custodian in University Hall and the Student Union. Martin retired as a maintenance repair worker in 2007.

Paul McCray, Toledo at 61. Paul was a former nurse at UT Medical Center.

Marilyn J. Miller, Toledo at 71. She joined the UT staff as a secretary in 1976 and worked for the College of Engineering until her retirement in 1997.

Carol K. Finnegan Simpson, Monclova, Ohio at 73. She was a former UT employee.

*William Gemmill, Toledo at 84.

*Paul Drayton, Toledo at 70.

*Jack Lawrence, Maumee, Ohio at 81.

Barbara J. Dickman, Toledo at 75. She was a former nurse’s aide at MCO.

Robert L. Hurd, Perrysburg, Ohio at 84. He was a former volunteer at UT Medical Center.

30’s

Helen Patterson (A/S ’38), Sylvania, Ohio at 97.

Helene Schlichting (A/S ’33), Maumee, Ohio at 102.

40’s

*Martha Raggon (A/S ’43), Redding, Calif. at 91.

William Gall (Bus ’48), Toledo at 90.

50’s

Charles Dawson (Bus ’50), Toledo at 86.

John Kehn (Eng ’54), Oceanside, Calif. at 80.

James Trepinski (Bus ’58), Waco, Texas at 77.

*Gerald Biggs (Bus ’59), Maumee, Ohio at 77.

Henry Haberkamp (Bus ’50), Rochester, Mich. at 86.

*Raymond Miller, att. in 1950, Temperance, Mich. at 86.

60’s

Elizabeth Koster (A/S ’65), Lambertville, Mich. at 85.

Callum MacColl (Ed ’63), at 75.

Gerald Hansen (Bus /61), Marblehead, Ohio at 75.

H. Hernandez (Eng ’69), Toledo, Ohio at 84.

Col. William Annette (MBA ’62), Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at 83.

John Brantl (UTCTC ’65), Chandler, Ariz. at 72.

70’s

Robert Bennett (UTCTC ’77), Toledo at 73.

Dr. Oktay Mete (Res ’70), Topanga, Calif. at 87.

The Honorable John Gilligan (Hon. PhD ’73), Cincinnati, Ohio at 92.

80’s

*Mattie Sommerville (Ed Spec ’80), Maumee, Ohio at 84.

Cheryl Wenner (Law ’87), Findlay, Ohio at 67.

Jean-Marc Delbecq (Eng ’86), Santa Clara, Calif. at 51.

90’s

Betty Rashleigh (Ed ’91), at 86.

*Dr. Rose Kuceyeski (PhD ’95), Perrysburg, Ohio at 64.

*Annual Alumni Association Member
**Lifetime Alumni Association Member

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