Alumni Magazine Summer 2014 - page 35-36

Summer 2014
Summer 2014
James W. Kennard ’66
(EE) has
been accepted into The Explorers
Club, an international professional
society dedicated to the
advancement of field research and
the ideal that it is vital to preserve
the instinct to explore.
In 2013, the shipwreck search
team discovered eight historic
ships that sank in Lake Ontario,
including the oldest confirmed
commercial schooner Atlas that
foundered in a storm in 1839. Visit
Watkins Glen, New York
Laps and Lunch at Watkins Glen
Saturday, August 23, 11 a.m.
Join Clarkson alumni for our 5
Annual Watkins Glen event! Take your car three
laps around the world-renownedWatkins Glen International’s 3.4 mile course.
Potsdam, New York
Clarkson Volleyball 40
Friday and Saturday, August 29 – 30
Come celebrate with former teammates, coaches and former Golden
Knights during a very special weekend. The 2014 team will take on the
defending national champions, #1 Calvin, in a battle of the Knights! As
part of the tournament, we will host a special banquet honoring all the
players and coaches who helped put Clarkson Volleyball on the map.
We would love to see you in Potsdam!
Baltimore, Maryland
Orioles vs. Yankees Baseball
Saturday, September 13, 11:30 a.m.
We’ll have lunch and drinks at 11:30 a.m. at the Home Plate Lounge,
followed by the game at 1:05 p.m. as the Baltimore Orioles take on the
New York Yankees! This all-inclusive event is only $60 per person!
Pittsburgh Knight Site
Pirates vs. Cubs Baseball
Saturday, September 13, 7:05 p.m.
Come watch the Pittsburgh Pirates
play against the Chicago Cubs at 7:05
p.m. Tickets cost $24 each and seats
are in section 309. After the last out,
Lynyrd Skynyrd will be performing live
in the postgame show!
Clarkson University, Cheel Arena
NCAA Banner Raising
Saturday, October 4, 4 p.m.
Come celebrate the Women’s Hockey National Championship banner-
raising ceremony and the awarding of the NCAA rings to team members
before the Women Golden Knights take on the SLU Saints.
John R. Ebbinghaus ’55
(ME) has
started a family-run business with
daughter Lisa and son John Jr. from
an assignment he received in 1973 to
create electrically conductive paste
for the Navy to be used on aircraft
carrier electronics test equipment. It’s
designed to improve conductivity of
crimped, clamped or bolted electrical
connections. It also protects them
in corrosive environments, saving
equipment from repairs and down time.
The company Prohm-tect USA in Sioux
Falls, South Dakota, manufactures and
sells a variety of the paste formulas.
M. Emmet Walsh ’58
(BA) has traveled
the world as one of Hollywood’s
foremost character actors over the past
three decades. With over 250 feature
film and TV credits to his name, two
more films are out this year, “Calvary”
and “The Scorpion King 4.” Walsh says
he isn’t planning on retiring any time
Emanuel F. Furst ’62
(EE) has been
named the recipient of the 2013 ACCE-
HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering
and Information Technology Synergies
Award, sponsored by the American
College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE)
and HIMSS. The award recognizes
individuals who have best demonstrated
leadership in promoting or implementing
significant synergies between the
clinical engineering and information
technology professions.
George P. Dannecker ’72
(ID) has been
appointed CEO of EnerTrac, a leader
in the rapidly emerging Machine-to-
Machine (M2M) market.
Robert E. Wangerien ’74
(SS) has
been named vice president of Sales
and Marketing at Norbest, a leading
foodservice and retail turkey processor.
He will oversee all sales and marketing
activities to support the strategic
direction and growth of Norbest’s
Foodservice and Retail Divisions.
Paul S. Catanzarite ’75
(MS IM) has
been appointed vice president of Human
Relations at United Sporting Companies
(USC), a leading nationwide distributor
of hunting, outdoor, marine and tackle
David J. Crawford ’75
(CEE), president
of Crawford & Associates, a Hudson-
based engineering and land surveying
agency, received the Distinguished
Citizen of the Year Award by the
Columbia County Association in the City
of New York. He was recognized for his
professional accomplishments.
Alumni Upcoming Events
To purchase tickets for the events below and view the most updated regional gatherings, see our events
calendar at
and click events. You can also contact the Alumni Office for more information
by emailing
or calling 315-268-6467.
William A. Wallace ’64 (
ChE) and
Carl B. Mack ’10
(HD) have been
named Top 25 Newsmakers by Engineering News-Record (ENR).
William Wallace was praised for his work as the primary
designer of the Envision™ Sustainable Infrastructure Rating
System, a unique rating tool that practitioners are embracing to rate
sustainability across many types of infrastructure for the first time.
ENR lauded Carl Mack, executive director of the National Society
of Black Engineers, for tripling NSBE membership and launching free
summer engineering camps, which have drawn more than 9,500
minority middle and elementary-school students since 2005.
Girish K. Malhotra ’68 (
MS ChE) is
the president of EPCOT International,
a privately held consulting firm that
improves manufacturing efficiencies
in a wide range of businesses, from
fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals
to resins and coatings. His methods
have increased efficiency and reduced
costs at numerous companies. He has
published many articles in a wide range
of publications including Chemical
Processing, Pharmaceutical Processing,
and Chemical Engineering Progress,
and has been extensively quoted in
Chemical Week.
Send-Off Picnics 2014
Alumni gathered at Yankee Stadium in May.
The Naples/Fort Myers Chapter got their hockey fix at a Florida
Everblades game.
Carl Mack ’10 (HD), Diane and William Wallace ’64.
Alumni, spouses and children are encouraged to welcome the newest
class of Golden Knights to the Clarkson family at our complimentary
regional send-off picnics. Come share your favorite memories and help
answer any last minute questions! For more information, go to
Division I National Champions
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