Professor Cella Bosma remembered
Marcella Bosma, a professor of education at Dordt College, died Sunday evening, March 29, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Professor Bosma had been courageously fighting a battle with cancer for two years.
A Dordt campus memorial service was held on Friday, April 3, in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.
To read more about Professor Bosma's life and work in Christian education or to view the recorded campus memorial service, click here.
Also in this issue . . .
held on campus
Haan to retire
A feature story by Kirbee Nykamp for the Sioux Center News is posted here.
named 2009 Minnesota athletic administrator of the year
Howard Van Mersbergen, Dordt Class of '80, is trying to complete
five marathons within an eight-month span as part of the prestigious
World Marathon Majors Series. It is a stretch that challenges
world-class distance runners for a shot at $500,000 through a
two-year points system as they try to conquer the Berlin, Chicago,
New York, Boston, and London marathons.
Van Mersbergen, Hudsonville, Michigan, is the vice president for
employee benefits at Christian Schools International in Grand
Rapids. A native of Pella, Iowa, he never considered himself to be
athletic in school or during his college years, but got into running
because his wife (Myra) wanted to become a runner and kept asking
him to join her. Ten years later, Van Mersbergen has run in nine
100 Dordt students serve on PLIA mission teams across North America
July 25, 2009 in Seattle, WA - Dordt alumni
get-together at a Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland Indians baseball
August 15, 2009 in Minneapolis, MN - Dordt alumni get together at a Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians game.
August 16, 2009 in Manhattan, MT - Sendoff for Dordt students heading to school. Potluck dinner, games, and a chance to visit with President Zylstra.
See you this summer at an event near you!
The 2009 Dordt College Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 8, at 10:00 a.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. The ceremony will available via webcast on the Dordt College commencement information page.
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