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  • Career Survey — Alumni — Carthage College
    Contact Us As always you may contact the Alumni Office by e mail at alumnioffice carthage edu by phone at 800 551 1518 by mail Office of Alumni Relations 2001 Alford Park Drive Kenosha WI 53140 or by stopping in to see us in Lentz Hall 414 Submit a Class Note Nominate Someone for a Distinguished Alumni Award Upcoming Events Tuesday June 25 Alumni Event Brewers vs Cubs Game Wednesday

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  • The Campaign — Carthage College
    fundraising campaign in the history of the College Celebrating Carthage aimed to secure gifts and commitments toward three main priorities students academics and campus infrastructure The goal was to extend the number of scholarships available build the endowment provide resources for increased undergraduate learning activities maintain our strong faculty and continue to invest in modern efficient facilities so essential to a quality learning environment The effort had a comprehensive goal dating from 1991 of raising 1 million in gifts for every year of the College s existence since its founding in 1847 The Trustees established December 31 2012 as the deadline for meeting this goal of 165 million On Dec 3 2012 Carthage announced that the Celebrating Carthage campaign had surpassed its goal This fundraising effort appeared highly ambitious back in 2005 It is a testimony to the fervor of Carthage alumni and friends and their strong commitment to Carthage that the campaign has succeeded Alumni and friends of the College supported building projects such as the Tarble Arena and the new Student Union They gave to endowed professorships and fund initiatives such as the Chapman Executive in Residence and the Heritage Studies programs They continue to give to create

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  • Priorities — Carthage College
    more important Academics Carthage stands for a classical education in the arts and sciences Regardless of a student s major the twin processes of building vocabulary and learning to use that knowledge to think independently are the focus of teaching and learning at the College Additionally all Carthage students are encouraged to use their education to contribute to the research and knowledge base in their chosen field of study The core and general education the major field of study and electives from across the entire academic spectrum come together in approximately equal thirds to constitute a Carthage baccalaureate education In the recent past there have been significant accomplishments in curricular policy and the overall quality of instruction has risen appreciably An increase in the number of faculty has brought to Carthage individuals with excellent credentials and seriousness of purpose Donor support undergirds our ability to maintain a strong faculty and a strong curriculum Your support also provides the chance for students to pursue distinctive learning opportunities that might otherwise be unavailable including internships campus leadership involvement community service learning projects and much more With the support of its partners the College will nurture student and faculty academic achievement further advancing its role as a hub of intellectual life and a center of academic excellence that garners national respect in a growing number of fields Campus Infrastructure Modern efficient facilities are essential to a quality learning environment and to attracting the best faculty and students to the College Investment in infrastructure is one of the most effective ways of investing in the long term future of the College These are facilities that will withstand the test of time Their initial price is considerable but in the long run they are a tremendous bargain Future donors need not worry about replacing what

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  • Calendar of Events — Carthage College
    history rejoice in all that Carthage is and set the stage for its bright future College leaders met with more than 1 100 alumni and friends at 23 events in 21 cities across the country Thanks to the generous support of thousands of alumni friends faculty staff students and parents the Celebrating Carthage campaign surpassed its goal in early December 2012 and officially ended on Dec 31 2012 Click on

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  • Contact Us — Celebrating Carthage — Carthage College
    Drive Kenosha WI 53140 262 551 5703 800 551 1518 Development Staff Brad Andrews Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lentz Hall 406 262 551 5702 bandrews carthage edu Elaine Walton Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement Lentz Hall 413 262 551 5703 ewalton carthage edu James Unglaube Director of Planned Giving Vice President Emeritus for College Relations 262 945 3024 junglaube carthage edu Sarah Harris Senior Director of Development

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  • Photo History — Celebrating Carthage — Carthage College
    the College relocated to the larger town of Springfield Ill and assumed the new name of Illinois State University In 1870 the College moved to the rural west central city of Carthage Ill where the College acquired its current name View photos 1963 1986 In the 1950s the Carthage Board of Trustees agreed to consider relocating Carthage once again By 1962 Carthage had established its lakeshore campus in Kenosha Wis and the College launched an era of exciting growth The College flourished during its first decades in Kenosha Enrollment increased fivefold reaching 1 342 students in 1971 The endowment tripled and physical assets increased 600 percent View photos 1987 August 2012 F Gregory Campbell a senior administrator at the University of Chicago came to Carthage in 1987 with ambitious goals to boost the College s stature During the Campbell era full time student enrollment grew to 2 500 total enrollment now exceeds 3 400 students Nearly 7 000 high school seniors applied for the 720 positions in the freshman class entering in September 2011 More than 130 million has been invested in construction and technological acquisition in the past decade alone View photos 2012 Present The current academic year of

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  • 2010 — Distinguished Alumni Awards — Alumni — Carthage College
    Ladysmith Wis and grew up outside Carthage Ill Mrs Wittig is the daughter of Erland Nelson who served as president of the College from 1943 to 1949 In 1949 Pastor Wittig was ordained after graduating from Wartburg Theological Seminary He served several congregations in Illinois and Ohio before retiring from active ministry After his retirement he filled in at several churches in suburban Los Angeles Mrs Wittig helped establish the first kindergarten in Chenoa Ill She was a Girl Scout leader for fifteen years and a longtime Cub Scout den mother Both Pastor and Mrs Wittig have been active in the ELCA partner church program In 1976 Pastor Wittig traveled to New Guinea for the 90th anniversary of the arrival of Lutheran missionaries on behalf of the American Lutheran Church s Board for World Missions The trip included visits to leaders and missionaries in Australia Hong Kong Taiwan and Japan Mrs Wittig traveled to New Guinea in 1986 for the 100th anniversary celebration In 2008 the Wittigs were part of a 24 member delegation from the ELCA s Northern Illinois Synod who went to India for Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry meeting with members of their Companion Synod the Arcot Synod The group visited churches schools and hospitals and participated in the signing of a covenant between two bishops formally establishing a companion church relationship The group also participated in baptisms distribution of Holy Communion and offering prayers of healing These churches are working on a congregation to congregation relationship The Wittigs were married in 1949 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Carthage Ill They have five grown children Emma Nelson of Orange City Fla William F of West Chester Penn Linda of Byron Ill Erland of El Segundo Calif and Marty of Leaf River Ill Larry S Magnesen 79 Larry S Magnesen 79 of Anderson Township Ohio received a Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award Mr Magnesen is senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Cincinnati based Fifth Third Bank the nation s 12th largest bank He directs advertising marketing and communications activity for Fifth Third which has more than 1 300 branches in 10 states At Carthage Mr Magnesen graduated with a dual major in international business and psychology The native of Chicago s western suburbs earned an M B A at Northwestern University s Kellogg Graduate School of Management During his three decade career Mr Magnesen has worked for four major banking firms He joined Fifth Third in 2001 with the acquisition of Old Kent Financial Corporation At the time of acquisition he served as senior vice president of marketing for the company He previously had served as head of retail administration and business banking He was promoted to chief marketing officer in 2007 Before joining Old Kent in Grand Rapids Michigan Mr Magnesen was vice president and regional marketing executive for the former Banc One Corporation headquartered in Columbus Ohio He began his career in banking with Citibank in 1981 Mr Magnesen is president of the board of

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  • 2009 — Distinguished Alumni Awards — Alumni — Carthage College
    other fundraisers for MDA Mr Sisulak has served on the Community Improvement Council of Crownsville since 1990 He serves on the board of Calvary United Church and has coached several youth sports teams in Maryland He is also a director of International Explorations an education research and discovery company based in Ashland Wis Mr Sisulak and his wife Mary have three children Rachael Erich 04 and Christopher 07 Thomas L Vignieri Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award Thomas L Vignieri 83 of Cambridge Mass is a composer and classical music producer He is the music director of From the Top an NPR and Emmy nominated PBS program that celebrates America s best young classical musicians The television series is taped at Carnegie Hall in New York and the radio show is heard on nearly 250 stations nationwide with more than 700 000 weekly listeners ranking it among the top programs on public radio The Kenosha native graduated with a bachelor of arts in music He also studied at the University of Wisconsin Parkside and Boston University before serving as director of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute a program for talented young musicians held in conjunction with the Boston Symphony s Tanglewood Music Center in western Massachusetts Mr Vignieri went on to serve as artistic administrator of the Handel and Haydn Society a professional chorus and period instrument ensemble in Boston Founded as a choral society in 1815 it is among the oldest performing arts organizations in the country As a composer his works have been performed and broadcast across North America and abroad His trio for tenor oboe and piano titled My Mother on an Evening in Late Summer was given its New York premiere at Lincoln Center and his choral work The Torch of Love was featured in a private performance at Handel House Museum in London in the very room where Handel worked and composed His piece Hodie Christus natus est for chorus organ and baritone soloist was specially commissioned for the 2005 Handel and Haydn Society recording All is Bright which debuted at No 8 on the Billboard classical charts It was recently performed at the Kennedy Center and was featured on a national Christmas Day broadcast in Canada by CBC Radio Mr Vignieri s works were also performed at Carthage in 2008 at the Alumni Recital and the Christmas Festival His most recent work Fanfare of Voices was commissioned by the Handel and Haydn Society to celebrate the 250th anniversary year of George Frideric Handel and was premiered at Symphony Hall in Boston Anne Beckstrand Dudycha Distinguished Alumni Service Award Anne Beckstrand Dudycha 56 of Racine Wis will receive a Distinguished Alumni Service Award Her award salutes Carthage s long relationships with the Beckstrand family and Trinity Lutheran Church of Rockford Ill Her father the Rev O Garfield Beckstrand 17 and her brother Rev O Garfield Beckstrand II 42 both served as pastors of the church which in 1965 commemorated its 70th anniversary with a major contribution toward

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