Alumni Awards Brunch


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Alumni Awards Brunch
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Time:  10:30 am
Where:  Campus Center Dining Room
Cost$23.00 per person

Alumni Achievement Award recognizes alumni accomplishments in professional achievement, service to community and service to Hanover College and is the highest alumni award bestowed by the College.

2014 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients:

  • Sam George ’75
  • Richard E. Helton ’68
  • Bixler W. Howland ’72

To learn more about each recipient, please visit

Distinguished Young Alumni Award is in its third year.  This award recognizes alumni under the age of 40 with outstanding professional achievement, service to community and to Hanover College.

2014 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients:

  • Jeffrey  W. Daniels ’98
  • Lara Hayes Needham ’96

To learn more about each recipient, please visit

Retiring Faculty

The following faculty will be recognized and honored during the Alumni Awards Brunch:

  • George D. Nickas, Professor of Physics and Astronomy (1989)
  • Robert J. Rosenthal, Professor of Philosophy (1967)
  • Peter A. Worcester, Professor of Geology (1972)


Friday, March 14, 2014

Gathering at the Shoebox
6:00 p.m.
Spend an evening at the Shoebox where a cash bar will be open and snacks will be provided.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Geology Open House
2:00 p.m.
The Geology Department will host an Open House, complete with snacks and beverages all afternoon.  There will be guided tours of the widely acclaimed Museum of Natural History.  The entire Science Center, with 123,000 square feet of space, is the setting for this “Halls and Walls” museum.  The Geology Club will be selling “Geology Rocks” t-shirts, and many visuals such as photos, videos, posters, and historical items will be on display.  Best of all, the entire geology staff (Worcester, Van Iten, Bevis, Totten) will be present to spin stories and reminisce about 50 years of good times for Hanover geology.

Reunion Reception
Science Center 6:30 p.m.

Ghost Ranch Dinner Reunion
7:00 p.m.
$25.00 per person
Ghost Ranch Dinner Reunion and Program with special guest Pete Worcester.  This will be a great time to gather with old friends and make new ones!

*Registration is now closed.  Please call 1-812-866-7012.