Alumni News & Notes
Local Association Update
The Association of Southwestern University Alumni recognizes that it may be difficult for alumni to return to Georgetown on a regular basis. Therefore, the ASUA brings Southwestern University to alumni by supporting
local associations in Dallas, Houston and Washington, D.C. Each local association sponsors between two and four events a year. Keep up to date on events in your area by visiting www.sugrads.org.
The Dallas Association of Southwestern University Alumni is the newest local association for Southwestern. Five active alumni will serve as officers for the Dallas Association. The officers will hold their first meeting this summer and organize an event as early as September. Be sure to read this summers News from SU for updates.
The Houston Association of Southwestern University Alumni hosted An Evening at the Alley May 21. Alumni, parents and friends of Southwestern attended a pre-performance reception and a performance of Agatha Christies Witness for the Prosecution at the Alley Theatre in downtown Houston. Libations were made possible courtesy of Steve 63 and Patti Fairbend Raben 65. Officers Connie Hinshaw Brown 67, Sunday Walzel Coffman 83, Tony Samuel 98, Kami Hercules Guinn 96, Sharon St. Lawrence Lemons 62 and David Lemons 63 were recognized for their dedication to the Houston Association. A new Houston Association board is being organized. Read News from SU to learn who your new officers are.
The Washington, D.C., Association of Southwestern University Alumni held its first official event Tuesday, May 23, 2006. Alumni and friends of Southwestern joined for a pre-game happy hour event at Finn macCools Irish Publick House. At the happy hour event, Margaret Blair Fitzgerald 01, president; Bethany Smith 03, programming chair; Emily House 02, membership chair; Rita C. Aguilar 94, communications chair; and Tiffany Kebodeaux 03, finance chair, were installed into office by Alumni Council Local Associations Chair George Cruz 95. Following the happy hour, 25 D.C. Association members watched as Mike Stanton 89 and his Washington Nationals teammates took on the Houston Astros at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium.
Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae Plan April Reunion
The Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi at Southwestern University is celebrating 100 years of loyalty with a weekend of fun and sisterhood April 13-15, 2007. If you are an initiated member of Zeta Chapter and would like to be a part of this memorable weekend, please send your contact information to email@example.com or contact Ebony Rose, Zeta 99 at 512-863-1863. Dont miss your chance to Reconnect, Relive and Remember. Please visit www.southwestern.edu/student-life/organizations/adpi for more details.
Southwestern University Road Scholars
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Southwestern University faculty hit the road to bring the Southwestern classroom to you.
Central Texas — Tuesday, September 12
Aldersgate Day Celebrated
United Methodists from around Texas joined Southwestern University alumni May 24 in celebration of Aldersgate Day. This event observed the 268th anniversary of John Wesleys heart-warming experience at a church on Aldersgate Street in London.
Coordinated by Henry Holloway 50, the program included singing of Wesley hymns and presentations by Southwestern alumni.
Norman Spellmann 49, professor emeritus of religion and philosophy, presented Fathers in the Faith. This lecture traced the procession of stained glass windows in the Lois Perkins Chapel depicting famous figures in the Christian, Protestant and Methodist traditions.
Ellsworth Peterson 55, professor emeritus of music, presented The Wesley Tradition of Church Music, celebrating Wesleyan music and hymns. Charles Wesley, brother to John Wesley, penned many famous hymns such as O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing and Hark! the Herald Angels Sing. This event marked the second Aldersgate Day Celebration held at Southwestern.
2006 Hall of Fame Inductees
One of the three 2006 Hall of Fame inductees, Dr. H. David Medley 48, poses with his children, Mary E. Medley 74, Michelle, Charlotte and Christopher. David was recognized for his accomplishments on the Southwestern University basketball team and faithful dedication to Southwesterns athletic programs. Also inducted were Rebecca Wilson Haughey 89 and Bryan K. Neal 82 for their successes in volleyball and baseball, respectively.