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April 2014
Issue No. 13

Culver-Stockton College

Alumni & Advancement Office e-Newsletter

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Culver-Stockton College

Alumni & Advancement Office

One College Hill

Canton, MO 63435

 (800) 755 - 2287
Mission Statement

The mission of Culver-Stockton College is to provide students of promise a superb education within an active learning community founded upon integrity and the best values of faith and the human spirit.

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In Memoriam

Ruth Engendorf Winkler-Friend
Jan. 10, 2014
Lake Placid, Fla.


Dixie Wehrheim '50
March 14, 2014
Pikeville, Ky.


Jennifer (Webster) Rost '90  

March 29, 2014

Quincy, Ill.


Mary Virginia (Winn) Exon '53
April 9, 2014
Evergreen, Colo.


Donald Payne '52
Jan. 11, 2014
Hot Springs Village, Ark.

Click  here to see all  C-SC Athletics Schedules
Graduation Week Events
May 13-16, 2014


President Valentine's Retirement Party 

Tuesday, May 13

Johann Memorial Library, The Lab

4:30-6:30 p.m.


Himsl Softball Field Dedication

Thursday, May 15

4:30 p.m.

"A Vision for our Future" Campaign Celebration

Thursday, May 15

6:00 p.m.



Charlann Schwan  Parkway Dedication
Friday, May 16

12:45 p.m.


  Saturday, May 17

  9:30 a.m.

Alumni Summer Weekend
June 20-22, 2014
You are invited to join fellow alumni back on "the Hill!" Get a group of friends together and sign up today!  Return to campus to see the many recent changes and enjoy reminiscing and relaxing with friends. You have the opportunity to stay in your former fraternity/sorority house or residence hall.  
Larry Sutton '63 and his wife enjoying the Cat's Pause (CP)
Available halls are Stone Residence Hall (formerly Ziegler Hall), Wood Hall, Johnson Hall and current Greek Houses on campus. Greek organizations that are currently without houses will be assigned areas or floors for their groups.  The weekend fee includes all meals, activities and linens (fitted sheet, flat sheet, wash cloth, and a towel).  

For more information, check out the Alumni Summer Weekend website.

Early Bird-Rate (Deadline June 1):   
Weekend ($150)   Saturday-Only ($69)  Couples Rate ($245) 

Registration will be available until June 18. 
Click to Register.

Chicago Presidential Update
 April 13, 2014

Back Row (l-r): Robb Capps, JV Williams, David McClintock '71, Wallace Caudill '71, Bill Gilbertson '62, Bob Stone '71, Jordan Lasater '13  
Front Row (l-r): Laura Carr '69, Carol Russell '64, Kellie Capps '86, Amy Williams '01 with Braxton Williams, MaryJane Mueller '88, Karen Caudill, Barb Gilbertson, President Valentine '70, Tom MacCarthy '71, Jim Carr '69

Alumni & Friends Day of Service
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Grab your shovels and gloves and join us this Saturday for the Alumni & Friends Day of Service from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Lunch will be served on the South Patio of the Gladys Crown Student Center for all volunteers. 
2014 HAAC Men's Golf Champions
Culver-Stockton College earns National Tournament Bid

The Culver-Stockton College men's golf team battled wet and rainy conditions to capture the 2014 Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Tuesday afternoon at Indian Foothills Golf Course in Marshall, Mo.


The Wildcats, who carried an eight stroke lead into the final round, carded a final round 315 to finish with a 54-hole total of 920 to win the title by 15 strokes over runner-up Baker University (935). The conference title is the second in the program's history with the other coming in 2000.


Barr, Keller and Neal were all named to the all-conference team for their performances, while Head Coach Tim Schrage took home Coach of the Year honors.


The Wildcats now advance to the NAIA National Championships, which will be held May 13-16, at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. It is their first trip to the national championships since 1977.


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Upcoming Presidential Updates
Columbia & Hannibal, Mo.
Join us at our upcoming Presidential Updates in Hannibal or Columbia as President Richard Valentine shares the excitement happening on campus. We will be celebrating the momentum of the College and wishing President Valentine well in his upcoming retirement. 
Mark & Pam Hunsaker's
4009 Citation Drive
Columbia, Mo.
Saturday, May 10 
3-5 p.m.

Robin and Kenny Greger's
9 Orchard Point Road
Hannibal, Mo.
Sunday, June 1
1-3 p.m.


Peoria Chiefs Game
May 5, 2014
Join one of our 3-week classes in Peoria at the Peoria Chiefs Baseball game. Tickets are $5, located behind home plate. Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis, so do not delay! Game starts at 6:30 p.m. Sign up here.
Peoria Chiefs Baseball Game . Dozer Park . 730 SW Jefferson . Peoria, Ill. 
Hawk Open: 15th Annual Kappa Mu Klassic Golf Tournament
April 25, 2014
DU Alumni Weekend
April 25-27, 2014
The men of Delta Upsilon gathered on campus for their Alumni Weekend this month. During the weekend, the men held a brick dedication for the late John Foster Courtney '04.
The DU's new chapter room, "The Pond" was showcased as well.  This new room is located on the lower-level of the Johann Memorial Library. 
Alumni Softball Day
Saturday, March 29, 2014
Alumni Softball Day 2014: Kylie (Booth) Ayala '01, Carrie (Benson) Sweigart '99,
Karissa (Smith) Moore '97, Nikki Riley '00, Lori (Venvertloh) Walbring '97, & Celeste (DuPont) Walker '00
C-SC Partners With PCI
Be Ready to Update Your Alumni Record
Culver-Stockton aims to keep our alumni connected with the College and each other. To best achieve this goal, C-SC is partnering with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to create a new alumni directory and help alumni update email, phone numbers and other pertinent contact information.

Over the next few months, you will receive emails, postcards and phone calls from PCI requesting your updated information. We encourage a response from you. Once the necessary data is collected, PCI will compile it and create a new alumni directory available for purchase. 
Legacies on Campus
Registration Day-April 25, 2014
Four C-SC Beloved Faculty & Staff Members Set to Retire
Help Us Say Farewell and Good Luck to Family


Carol Mathieson
Terry Sherer
Sharon Upchurch
Richard Valentine '70

As the school year concludes, we are saying farewell to part of the C-SC family, but know they will still visit the campus often. Carol Mathieson, Terry Sherer, Sharon Upchurch, and President Richard Valentine will be entering retirement after their years of service to Culver-Stockton College. Please send any cards or well wishes to the Culver-Stockton College Alumni Office to show your appreciation for a card shower. They will be greatly missed and we wish them luck in their retirement!

Students Tour Continental Cement & Green America Recycling
April 7, 2014

Professor Mohamed El-Bermawy, chemistry students, President Valentine, and trustees, Bob Stone and Larry Gorrell, all visited Continental Cement Co., and Green America Recycling.  Since 1986, Green America Recycling has safely and effectively utilized waste materials to supplement coal as a fuel for the cement manufacturing process. Alumni hosts pictured in orange are Travis Woodward '92, Quality Director, and Talya Mayfield '10, Environmental Technician.

C-SC Athletic Hall of Fame & Golf Classic
July 25, 2014
Join us to support the Culver-Stockton College Athletics Program this summer at the C-SC Athletic Hall of Fame & Golf Classic in Quincy, Ill.  We will be teeing off at Spring Lake Country Club around 12:30 p.m. Get your team of four together now to join us for the day. Lunch will be available around 11 a.m. and after a round of golf we will end the day with the Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse.  Join us all day or just for dinner to support C-SC Wildcat Athletics.  
Cost: $100 Golf & Lunch (golf cart included & six beverage tickets)   
         $30 Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet
         $125 Golf, Lunch, & Banquet (Entire Day)
Baseball & Softball to play in HAAC Tournament
Joplin, Mo. & Overland Park, Kan.

Baseball will begin play this week in the HAAC Tournament, May 1-6 in Joplin, Mo. The tournament will be held at Wendell Redden Stadium at the Joplin Athletic Complex. The Wildcats begin play Thursday, May 1, at 1 p.m. vs. Baker University. 


Softball is playing in the HAAC Tournament May 1-3 at the Blue Valley Sports Complex in Overland Park, Kan. The Wildcats begin play at 4 p.m. Thursday vs. Mid-America Nazarene.


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C.A.T.S.- Culver-Stockton Alumni Transitioning Students
Mentoring Program
CatsThe mission of the Professional C.A.T.S. (Culver-Stockton Alumni Transitioning Students) Mentoring Program is to pair students and recent graduates with business professionals who will contribute to their career success through personal relationships. The mentorship program is one of the most rewarding ways C-SC alumni can stay involved.
Our next launch is in September 2014. We are currently going through our first semester of the program with 13 mentorships in progress.  
If you are interested in participating, submit an application for the 2014 September-May Session.  Partnerships will be assigned by Sept. 1st, 2014. Deadline to apply for the program is Aug. 25th, 2014. 
For more information, check out more at, or email Jennifer Sousa at
Upcoming Alumni Events
Mark Your Calendars..........
May 3            Alumni Day of Service
May 5            Peoria Chiefs Baseball Game
May 10          
Presidential Update at Mark & Pam Hunsaker's (Columbia, Mo.)
May 13          Canton Presidential Update at The Lab
June 7          Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Game
June 12        Professional Networking Happy Hour at the Brass Rail in Kansas City, Mo.
June 20-22   Alumni Summer Weekend
July 27         Columbia Yacht Club Student    
                     Send-Off/ Alumni Event
August         Mid-Missouri Alumni BBQ. 
                     Date TBD
Aug. 2          Alumni Work Day
Aug. 6          Whittaker Music Festival,
                     Missouri Botanical Garden
Aug. 16        St. Louis Cardinals vs. San Diego
                     Padres Baseball Game
Sept. 12-14  Family Weekend
Sept. 19       Professional Happy Hour, Patrick's Bar and Grill (St. Louis)
Oct. 24-26    Homecoming 2014
All events in bold require ticket purchase or event fee.
Save-the-Date: Homecoming 2014
"Tune in to the Hill", Oct. 24-26, 2014
Homecoming is fast approaching and it is time to Tune In.  
This year we are celebrating the following class reunions: '54, '64, '74, '84, '89, '94 & '04.   Our special reunions are for Band, Cheerleading, Pillar's Scholars, Alpha Xi Delta, Kappa Alpha Psi (40-Year Anniversary), & Tau Kappa Epsilon (55-Year Anniversary).   

Watch for more information regarding tailgating, banquets, alumni games and more coming soon!
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