News from February 2011
Playoff run continues for BU Ice Hockey
BU’s Ice Hockey Club team recently won the American Division Championship
of the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference by defeating Widener University 4-1 at the Flyers Skate Zone in Pennsauken, NJ., led by Zach Gower with two goals and Eric Zimmerman with a goal.
The Huskies held off Widener with stifling defense spearheaded by Dimitri Pahides and Joe Parente, along with Matthew Market in goal stopping more than 95 percent of shots he faced. BU, which earned the 8th seed in conference’s National Bracket Playoffs, faces top seeded Penn State Brandywine on Saturday, 2:30 p.m., at the Flyers Skate Zone.
Huskies football team helps set record
Led by the BU Huskies football team, the recent campus blood drive collected a record-breaking 374 units of blood with 163 first-time blood donors. The football team participated in various fashions and numerous players and coaches donating blood themselves (44 units), to make this drive BU’s most successful ever.
A new kind of Spring Break adventure
BU Quest is hosting a Service Spring Break Trip to Asheville, N.C., from March 5 to 12, where participants will backpack on the Art Loeb trail in the Pisgah National Forest in addition to a service project. Costs is $185 and is open to the public, as well as BU students and alumni. Contact Quest at (570) 389-4323 for more information.
Trustees recognize emeritus status of four
BU's Council of Trustees recognized the emeritus status Wednesday for retired faculty Margaret Till, biology, and Gilbert Darbouze, languages and cultures; Carol Barnett, who retired as director of the Career Development Center; and Roger Hartman, retired carpenter. Luke Springman, associate professor of languages and cultures, represented Darbouze, who was unable to attend the meeting.
BU Ice Hockey gears up for playoff run
BU goalie Matthew Markert stopped every shot in the Huskies recent 7-0 victory over Shippensburg University. Huskies captain, Chris Kocher, earned a hat trick along with goals by Eric Zimmerman, Greg Maisch, Michael Gallagher and John Carr. BU won the American Division of the Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference.
Students showcase art research
BU students Elizabeth Hanrahan, Jessica Chappell, Carol Evans, Brittney Logan, Ralph Hinkle and Annamarie Wojton presented research at the 14th Annual Student Symposium in Art History on Jan. 28 in the KUB Hideaway, hosted by the Department of Art and Art History.
In addition, Paul Wilson, of Ithaca College, talked on Esko Männikkö and Bert Teunissen’s Photobooks. Pictured (L-R) Nogin Chung, assistant professor of art and art history, Wilson, Hinkle, Wojton, Chappell, Christine Sperling, professor of art and art history, and Hanrahan.
BU senior gets published in local magazine
Hannah Jones, a senior double major in creative writing and history, will have her story, "Getting Warmer," published in the spring edition of the Inside Pennsylvania Magazine. The story is set in Centralia, and had to be written about a Pennsylvania landmark. According to Tricia Pursell, fiction editor at Inside Pennsylvania, Jone's story was chosen because of her writing skills.
"She created believable characters, included some humor and described Centralia by tying in both history and what visitors may experience there today," said Pursell.
CGA Executive Committee election winners
David Abrams will serve as the Community Government Association’s next president after recently being elected in the Executive Committee 2011-12 election. Kosta Patsiopoulos will serve as vice president, along with Matt Feldstein as treasurer and Ashley Wallace as secretary.
Intramural basketball wins regional tourney
BU men’s intramural basketball rebounded from an opening loss in pool play to win the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association's campus championship series regional tournament at Ohio State University. The team, invited to play in the NIRSA championship tournament, defeated Ohio State 51-40 for the championship.
Joe Dilullo, pictured fifth from left in the back row, was selected for the All-Tournament Team. (L-R): Dion Durham, Scott Moodnik, Chris Dilullo, and Ray Steffen. Back Row: John Keiper, Dylan Canavan, Fateem Jackson, Corey Scheeler, Dilullo and Tobin Adams (coach).
Women’s team reaches semifinals
BU women’s intramural basketball reached the semifinals of the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association's campus championship series regional tournament at Ohio State University last weekend. The team, which lost to the eventual tournament champion, had two players selected for the All-Tournament Team (Monica Dennison and Elizabeth Shober).
Front Row (L-R): Emily Brown, Erin Know, Steph Rankin (coach). Second Row: Melissa Balliet, Emily Fredericks, Lauren Healey (coach) and Ann Silverthorn. Back Row: Tara Huber, Erica Desmond, Tanya Siford, Elizabeth Shober and Monica Denison.
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