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

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PAUL SMITHS, NEW YORK K R A U S , ’ 6 4 A N D W E I G E L ’ 6 5 , A P P O I N T E D T O F A C U L T Y James Kraus, ’64, received his A.A.S. degree in Forestry from Paul Smith’s in 1964, his B.S. de­ gree in Park Recreation Admini­ stration from North Carolina State in ’67 and is now working on his Master’s in Forest Recreation at Colorado State University and will finish this in June ’69. While at Paul Smith’s he was President of the Sophomore Class, member of Student Council and the Forestry Club. At North Carolina State he was a member of the For­ estry Club, Dormitory Athletic Director and an officer in Rho Phi Alpha, Honorary Professional Re­ creation and Park Administration Fraternity. Jim is already widely experienc­ ed in camp and recreation park work having had several summer jobs in New York, New Jersey and Virginia. This experience, plus his strong educational background in forestry recreation, makes it ap­ pear that he has real potential for the newly developed program here. Alumni check plans for Alumni Park. L. to r.: Fred Klein. William Gokey, Lionel Bibeau, Edwin Woodward, Robert Thomas, Robert McKil­ lip, William Bambina. Robert E. Nickels, ’62, has been named manager of the Hospitality Motor Inn which opened May 29, 1969, at the Jolly Road exit of Interstate 496, near Lansing, Mich. The appointment was announced by Don B. Campbell, H.M.I. Vice President and general manager of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Standard Oil Company (Ohio). Robert, a native of Rochester, N.Y., studied hotel and motel man­ agement at Cornell and Michigan State after graduating from Paul Smith’s. He had been manager of the University Inn in East Lansing for three years. He has also work­ ed at the Lake Placid Club in Lake Placid, N.Y.; the Riviera Hotel in Las Vagas, Nevada, and in the Bahama Islands. He lives with his wife, Grace, and their children at 1068 Rox­ burgh, East Lansing, Michigan. Richard Weigel, Class of ’65, has been appointed to the faculty for the beginning of the fall term. While earning his A.A.S. degree at Paul Smith’s College he was a member of the Freshman Orient­ ation Committee, the Drama Club, the Newman Club, Varsity Club, Interdorm Council, Rifle Team. (Two varsity awards and Alfred W. Currier Award 1964) Richard was graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.S. degree in January, 1968. While there he added the following to his list of activities and awards: Member of Xi Sigma Pi, Nation­ al Forestry Honor Fraternity. Member of Alpha Zeta, National Agricultural Professional Fratern­ ity; Member of American Forestry Association; Member of Forestry Club; Varsity Rifle Team (received one varsity award) President of Sullivan Residence Hall; Member of Inter-Dormitory Council. Richard is completing work on the M.S. degree which he will re­ ceive in June, ’69, at the Univer­ sity of Missouri. His record at Missouri include being: Elected Associate Forester of Tau Chapter, Xi Sigma Pi, and now serving as Forester of Tau Chapter, Xi Sigma Pi. Member of Missouri Parks and Recreation Association. Member of Society of American Foresters. AWARDS NIGHT OF MOVING UP DAY. Dr. Buxton receives another Woodsmen’s trophy from team captain Packard on Moving Up Day. L. to r.: Leah MacDonnell, Coach Hoyt, Capt. Packard. Dr. Buxton, and Woodsmen Weatherby, Jardine. Stone.- O’Connor. Employed by University of Miss­ ouri under research assistantship February, 1968 to present. (Work­ ing on Forest Recreation Re­ search.) Even with all these activities Richard found time to be married in August 1968. He has worked during the sumer and while attend­ ing college and has built up a wide range of experience in park work. Robert Nickels Named Manager

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