The Voice: Winter 2002
New faculty complete semester
Cella Bosma is a new instructor in the education department. An elementary school teacher for nearly twenty years, she also taught as an adjunct at Dordt in 1999-2000.
Darryl De Ruiter is the new men's soccer coach and an instructor in the HPER (Health, Physical
Education, and Recreation) department. De Ruiter has been a high school Spanish teacher and
soccer coach since graduating from Dordt. He coached Dordt's soccer team last year as an
Carl Dragt teaches in the social work department. Dragt received his M.S.W. from California
State University in May of 1993 and his B.S.W. from Dordt College.
Kevin Eames is the new Director of Graduate Education and an assistant professor of
psychology. Kevin and his family moved from Alpharetta, Georgia, where he served most
recently as a doctoral intern at the University of Georgia Counseling and Testing Center. He
received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Georgia State University, his master's in
community counseling from Georgia State University, and B.A. in History from Florida State
Ronald Johnson replaces Tim Vos who is on leave from the communication department for
doctoral work. Johnson, an assistant professor of communication, graduated from Marietta
College with a B.A. in media-management and managerial economics. He received his M.A.
from Kansas State University in 1988 in radio and television management.
Timothy McConnel is teaching theology this year. McConnel received his Ph.D. from Marquette
University and his Master of Divinity from
Columbia Biblical Seminary.
David Versluis joined the art department, teaching primarily graphic design courses. Versluis
received his M.F.A. in printmaking from Western Michigan University. He most recently worked
for PacCNC, Inc.
Pamela Hulstein is the new director of Health Sciences & Student Health Services. Hulstein
received her M.S. from Case Western Reserve University. She recently served as a staff nurse at
the Sioux Center Community Hospital and Health Center in Sioux Center.