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Alumni News (Paul Smiths, N.Y.) 1950-1994, April 01, 1969, Image 1

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P A U L S M I T H ’ S C O L L E G E PAUL SMITHS, NEW YORK P A R K E R A N D S T A I N B A C K , B O T H ' 4 8 , E L E C T E D T R U S T E E S Parker New Alumni Representative James E. Parker, ’48, has been elected Alumni Representative to the Board of Trustees for a three year term beginning July 1969. This is a new arrangement design­ ed to give alumni representatives the oppoi'tunity to participate fully in the activities of the Board for the entire three year term. Jim graduated from the Hotel Management Department and since graduation has continuously held management positions in this field. He attended the University of Ver­ mont for one year and has done additional college work on a part- time basis. For the past eight years he has been with the Saga Food Service Company and is presently manager of the company’s orien­ tation center at Ithaca, New York. Those who were here during the early days of the college will re­ member that Jim was the first Student Council president and par­ ticipated actively in the formation (Continued 011 page 2) Ringrose Tragedy Paul Smith’s College, faculty and alumni join in extending sympathy to Robert Ringrose and daughter, Cynthia. They were the surviving victims of a tragedy which took the lives of Bob’s wife, Jane, and daughter Barbara on New Year’s Day. They were at the home of Jane’s parents when an in-law ran amuck, shooting nine people, four of whom died. Bob and Cynthia have made excellent recoveries and Bob is back at work at Draper Corporation in Tupper Lake, N.Y. Vaughn Doty and Richard Sisk Killed In Vietnam Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Doty of Rainbow Lake, N.Y., were notified that their 23-year-old son, Vaughn was killed in Vietnam in January. He had been serving with the First Calvary Division of the Army. Doty graduated from Paul Smith’s in 1967 with a liberal arts degree. Richard Martin Sisk, age 28, born September 29, 1939, was kill­ ed August 20, 1968, in a Viet Cong attack on the area in which he was working in South Vietnam. He was trained in the U.S. Marine Corps, was a high honor graduate of Paul Smith’s College, and was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Ruston, Louisiana. Doty Memorial Fund Paul Smith’s College students will benefit in some specific way from a memorial fund honoring Vaughn Doty, a 1967 graduate who was killed in action near Cam­ bodia in Vietnam on January 13th. Persons wishing to contribute to the fund are asked to send their check to the Vaughn Doty Mem­ orial Fund at Rainbow Lake, N.Y. Zip 12976. Erie Tech Students Visit Paul Smith’s On the evening of February 7th a group of thirty-six Food Service Administration students from Erie Tech arrived at the Hotel Saranac. They were traveling under the di­ rection of Paul LaTumer, Paul Smith’s College, 1963. These stu­ dents had as a theme for their visitation, “ Enlightment in the Hospitality Field” with the thought that by visiting and communicating directly with Paul Smith’s College students they could see, examine, and convey ideas and reasoning that other students have for the hospitality industry. Mr. LaTurner was accompanied by his wife, Mr. Hyatt, another in­ structor at Erie Tech and John Glenn, Paul Smith’s ’65, now at State University of New York at Buffalo. The group visited the col­ lege on Saturday morning where they had lunch. This was followed by a tour of the Lake Placid Club and a cocktail party and dinner at the Hotel Saranac. Members of the staff in atten­ dance were Mr. McKillip, Mr. and Mrs. Delahant, Mr. and Mrs. Eigh- mey, Mr. and Mrs. Weider, Mr. and Mrs. Cane, Mi*, and Mrs. Schwartau and Dr. and Mrs. Buxton. Former Faculty Members Now At The College of Forestry Dr. John Siau — Woods Pro­ ducts Engineering. Dr. Dick Shafer who was here with the Northeastern Forest Ex­ periment Station and is still with them, but located at the College of Forestry. Dr. Siau relayed messages from a large number of alumni and only a shortage of time prevented con­ tact w i t h more of them. Stainback, ’48, New P.S.C. Trustee Three Alumni Representatives serve on the Board of Trustees of Paul Smith’s College. One is elected each year and serves for a three year term. Thomas N. Stainback was elect­ ed for a three year term commenc­ ing July 1968 to succeed Guy Leaper of Saranac Lake whose term expired. Mr. Stainback is a graduate of Saranac Lake High School, Paul Smith’s College, Itha­ ca College and the Institute for Organization Management, Yale University. Executive Vice President of the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, is the title now held by Mr. Stainback. This was at­ tained after serving as Executive Director of the Saranac Lake, New York Chamber of Commerce, Executive Director of the Greater Hazelton, Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, Managing Director of the Battle Creek, Michigan Ar- (Conlinued on page 4)

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