Faculty in Plane Crash
Who? Two professors from Backwater State University
What? Were in a plane crash
When? Thursday night
Where? Kennedy International Airport
Why? Returning from conferences
How? Crashed on takeoff
A plane, carrying two Backwater State University professors, crashed upon takeoff, at Kennedy International Airport, Thursday night leaving five dead.
The two professors, John Dumont and George Johnson, were on their way home, from two separate conferences in New York City, Thursday night when their plane unexpectedly crashed.
Who? Author Norman Meeman
What? Spoke, mostly to English students
When? Sunday, 4:30 p.m.
Where? William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library, room 111
Why? Encouraged students to have their own styles and not to imitate that of others
How? To get out and live their lives
Pulitzer Prize winning author spoke at William Oxley Thomson Memorial Library on Sunday afternoon.
Author Norman Meeman won the Pulitzer Prize for his book “My Life as Far as it Goes” two years ago.
Professor Wins Award
Who? Clement Crabtree, professor of horticulture
What? Won the George Washington Honor Medal
When? Last week
Why? For his essay “Plan for Peace”
How? The essay urged for the distribution of red, white and blue flower packets in foreign nations
A local professor is one of 32 selected recipients of the George Washington Honor Medal at Valley Forge.
Clement Crabtree received the award, last week, for his essay “Plan for Peace” that suggested distributing red, white and blue flower packets to foreign nations.