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October 2008

Emeriti Association Co-Chair Virginia Hale discussing the life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach

Virginia Hale
Emeriti Association Co-Chair Virginia Hale discussing the life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, a founder of the University. Professor Hale's book A Woman in Business - The Life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach is published by Xlibris. The fascinating anecdotes about and history of the woman who ran the G. Fox department store captivated the group

Walter Harrison

Record turnout
A record 57 attendees listen to President Walt Harrison after enjoying the buffet lunch at the 1877 Club
Record turnout
President Harrison gave the Emeriti an update on enrollment, campus improvements, the new Mort and Irma Handel Performing Arts Center, the magnet high school for science and engineering, and responded to questions

Business Meeting

Youssef Kouatly
Emeriti Association Co-Chair Virginia Hale conducted the business meeting, during which EA former Chair Youssef Kouatly was presented with a plaque thanking him for his years of service on the University's Benefits Task Force.
Ernie Gardow
Emeriti Association Scholarship Committee Chair Ernie Gardow introduces Academic Year 2009 Scholarship Awardee Carl Vogel, who is majoring in Acoustic Engineering, and minoring in trombone performance.
Carl was joined by three other Hartt School trombonists to play a very lively arrangement of Gliere's Russian Sailors' Dance. From left to right are: Ronald Edwards, Matthew Russo, Carl Vogel and Matthew Visconti. A record number of guests from the University joined us for lunch.
Walter Harrison
Vice President for Finance and Administration Arosha Jayawickrema and Youssef Kouatly
Kandyce Aust
Director of Alumni Relations Kandyce Aust welcomed EA members to join alumni in a wide range of Alumni Association activities.
Provost Lynn Pasquerella chats with Public Safety Director John Schmaltz.
Paddy Cairns
EA Secretary Paddy Cairns greets members as they arrive in the 1877 Club
Jeannette Burke
Public Safety Parking Service Coordinator Jeannette Burke provides parking tags