('44B), of Wildwood Crest, New Jersey, was named Volunteer of the Year by the United Way of Cape May County in New Jersey and was honored at the annual meeting in June (which fell on the same night as Goslin's 51st wedding anniversary with his wife, Julia). Goslin's volunteer efforts include his service as vice chair of the county's Human Services Advisory Council, board member of Wildwood High School Alumni and Friends, and member of the ethics committee for Cape Counseling Services and of the Wildwood Independent Business Community Association.
Benjamin H. Adams ('52B) was recently awarded a red, white, and blue-ribboned Medallion of Commendation for his distinguished military service in World War II by the Board of Freeholders of Morris County, New Jersey, and the mayor of Randolph, New Jersey. He is a retired member of Newton Presbytery in New Jersey. His email address is
On September 29, Robert H. Linders ('74M, '77P)
was inducted into the Gettysburg College Athletic Hall of
Honor. His 800-meter record of 1:50.8, set at Villanova Stadium in 1964, has been unsurpassed in 37 years. In June of 1964 he represented the United States in a dual track meet against Great Britain in London, England. Linders also spoke recently to 80 businesspeople in New York City at a retreat for alumni/ae of Manhattan College. He is presently senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
Peter Bauer ('78B) recently received the Secretary of the Veterans Affairs Hands and Hearts Award for 2000 for the Kerrville Division, South Texas Veterans Health Care System. He was given this award for clinical excellence and compassionate care. In addition, Bauer has been nominated for the Veterans Affairs Social Worker of the Year Award.
Lillian McCulloch Taylor ('88B) was named the 2001 Distinguished Alumna by Union Theological Seminary-Presbyterian School of Christian Education. She is the former associate director of continuing education at PTS and has been the book review editor for
The Presbyterian Outlook for more than ten years. She often speaks at conferences and church meetings about stewardship of the mind. The award notice stated, "While women have been Lillian's special concern, the whole church has been her parish."
Galen Johnson ('95B) was awarded an Excellence in Teaching medallion by McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas. He recently completed his Ph.D. course work at Baylor University.
Scotty de Jesus Utz ('00B) was recently recognized as a "Leader with Impact" by the Samford University chapter of
Omicron Delta Kappa (a national honorary leadership society) as part of its fiftieth anniversary celebration. His alma mater recognized him as a "social entrepreneur and adventurer, program director of Paint Rock Canyon Program, and explorer of cultures." Utz works for the Paint Rock Canyon Program in Hyattville, Wyoming, which helps disadvantaged, inner-city, high-potential youth from the Los Angeles unified school district. The students go to Wyoming for a five-week summer camp program (72 kids each summer) that is then followed up by a four-year program that supports them through high school. His wife,
Ruth ('01B), is working in Worland for EvenStart, a family literacy program.
Robert Jacobs ('01B) was selected as one of three (runner-up) finalists in the recently announced annual David H. C. Read Preacher/Scholar Award from Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.