Anthony Tellez ’10 – candidate for office

Anthony Tellez ’10 is a young alumnus who is taking on not one, but two, candidates in the local election in Falls Church, VA.  On November 5, voters will select the 53rd District House of Delegates seat.  Anthony just turned 25 on July 28, and works as a production specialist with Enhesa, a consulting company that handles health, safety and environmental issues.  He was a Political Science major at Wabash.

Click here to read more about his platform in his run for office.

Keith Veal ’92 to propose plan for old CVL hospital

Keith Veal ’92, president of Sustainable Solutions, Inc. in Indianapolis, will present a proposal for a  new adaptation of the old Culver Hospital property in Crawfordsville, which has remained unused and in disrepair since it was closed in 1984.

Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton ’00 has been working for months to secure a viable use for the property.  This week, Mayor Barton announced that Keith, on behalf of Sustainable Solutions, will present a proposal to turn the old hospital into affordable apartments, at a public meeting on August 5.

Click here for details in the Journal Review.

Photo:  Keith Veal ’92, left, speaks with a student at the third annual Entrepreneur Summit held at Wabash last February. 

Rev. Steven Andrews ’05 installed as pastor

On July 21st, Steven Andrews ’05 was installed as the new pastor at Maxwell Heights Presbyterian Church in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Steve moved to St. Joseph from Fort Wayne, Indiana.  “After Wabash, he was educated at Columbia Theological Seminary and Yale Divinity School. He has previously served in Atlanta, Ga. He also has been a GED prep and English as a Second Language instructor for adult ex-offenders on home detention, probation and parole; has served in youth ministry; and has worked as a hospital chaplain.”

Congratulations, Steve!

Prof. Frank Howland speaks about local economic history

Wabash Professor of Economics Frank Howland was the speaker at a recent Kiwanis Club meeting.  His talk, entitled “Recent Economic History of Montgomery County,” was timely because the League of Women Voters and the Montgomery County Economic Development are interested in developing a series of economic and social indicators for Montgomery County.  Click here to read about Dr. Howland’s talk and the joint project in The Paper of Montgomery County.

In addition, Professor Howland and Economics Professor Kay Widdows will use the topic in their Economics 101 classes this fall to study and report on aspects of Montgomery County’s economy – a hands-on project that is very real in the Crawfordsville community.

Pete Stuntz '50 has a "Monopoly" on Sigma Chi

Edgar C. “Pete” Stuntz, Wabash ’50 will be handling lots of funny money since his recent 84th birthday celebration.

He sent this photo:  “I had the unusual pleasure of receiving a Sigma Chi Monopoly Game (never heard of it before) from Nick Woosley ’01, my grandson and fellow brother and alumnus of Delta Chi Chapter of Sigma Chi at Wabash College.  I graduated in 1950, and he graduated in 2001. Here a photo taken of us on the occasion of my 84th birthday at a McDonalds in Sheboygan, where we had a mini family reunion of seven adults and 7 great grandkids.  We enjoyed a fraternal handshake while Nick’s son Malaki looks on.”

Thanks for sharing, Pete!


David Sheets ’79 named chair of NFHS committee

David Sheets ’79 has been selected as chairman of the National Federation of State High School Associations’ (NFHS) Officials Publications Committee, which is responsible for educational and informational articles aimed at the men and women working as sports officials at the high school level around the nation.

Dave is beginning his 39th season as an official, and currently works basketball, football and volleyball in Indiana.  He has worked as a baseball and softball umpire, also with state tournament and state championship contests.

Dave is senior vice president of RushShelby Energy, an electric cooperative serving consumers in nine east central Indiana counties.  He lives in Shelbyville, IN.

Congratulations, Dave!

Chris Davis '98 joins Illinois builders association

Chris Davis ’98 is now the director of labor relations for Central Illinois Builders of Associated General Contractors. He will oversee collective bargaining negotiations with construction trades on behalf of contractors in 46 counties throughout central Illinois and will also serve as a trustee on various union pension, health and welfare and annuity funds. Chris was formerly government affairs director and lobbyist at the Home Builders Association of Illinois.

Michael Bricker ’04 wears his production designer “hat”

Michael Bricker ’04 is often featured in local news regarding his nonprofit PUP’s (People for Urban Progress) recycling/repurposing work in Indianapolis.

Michael also taught an architecture class here at Wabash in recent years.  He is also a production designer, with “Computer Chess” being a recent project – a black and white indie film shot with a 1969 camera to accomplish an authentic vintage look!

Click here to read about “Computer Chess” in the New York Times.

Alumni: Are YOU LinkedIn to Wabash?

A recent online CASE blog reported that Wabash ranks seventh in the top 10 liberal arts colleges, with respect to the percent of its alums on LinkedIn who are also members of the college’s LinkedIn group. According to the analysis, 47% of Little Giants who are on LinkedIn are also members of the LinkedIn Wabash College Alumni group.

LinkedIn can be a great source to connect or re-connect with fellow alumni.  Whether you are a soon-to-be, recent, or long-tenured Wabash grad, you may use LinkedIn for support from the Wabash alumni network, or just to find a long-lost classmate to catch up.

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The National Association of Wabash Men (NAWM) includes all alumni of Wabash College.

Click here to link to the Wabash College LinkedIn page to get started, and to view some interesting demographic statistics about the Wally group.