April 24, 2014
Alumni Council Meeting Minutes
April 24, 2014
Gary L. Franklin
Harriet Riceman (guest of Ken
I. Welcome and Opening Prayer by Carrie
Farris. Dr. Stephenson has been ill and hospitalized. Please
remember him in prayer.
II. Approval of minutes from last meeting
(Feb. 27, 2014). Motion made by Charles Barnes, seconded by Gary
Founder's Day Banquet at 6
Bowling Green Hot Rods (August 8)
Louisville Bats (August)
Homecoming (Sept. 12-13)
Commencement/Golden Alumni Society Induction
12 Members of Class of '64 have registered and expect 5-6
additional alumni guests to return from class of '63.
Blue Raider Travel Club
New York, New York - July 9-13
15 alum/friends registered to attend
Blue Raider Classic Alumni and Friends Golf Scramble -
tentatively Sept. 12- morning scramble.
Alumni Giving Information
742 alumni gifts as of today (+102 ytd)
"Spread the Word - June 3rd" Young Alumni Donor
Theme is "Keep the Laughs Coming"
A matching gift campaign will occur in the fall.
As a member of the LWC Alumni Council, how can I
Submit a video
Share on social media.
Pre-Alumni Experience Program
Senior Send-off Carnival sponsored by SARC (Tuesday April
Senior Gift Project
"Phillip the Pig" - Goals $2000 and 100%
Project is to purchase pole banners for the campus to
decorate with school colors/spirit.
New SARC President Paula Adkins with a "Student
Kiss the Pig senior gift campaign has raised over $1100 so
far. In the fall, SARC plans on doing an "Adopt a Meal" program at
the Ronald McDonald House in Louisville. Money raised would go to
purchase food for a meal to prepared and served to the families
residing at RMH. Any left over money would be used to purchase toys
for the Ronald McDonald toy drive.
Next Alumni Council Meeting
July 15 at 12:00 p.m. (Tuesday) at William T's
September 13 at 2:30 p.m. (Saturday) in Clark Reading
Alma Mater Competition Update
Lyrics have been selected from alumni, students, and faculty
and staff. The music writing campaign is underway now.
Alumni Cookbook (Online Edition)-update by Allysa Gooden
Growing the Alumni Walkway Endowment
Current amount in fund - $20,739 (+$323.75 since last
Currently $64,438.63 in Walkway Maintenance
Adding new sections of walkway so will pull from the
maintenance fund in the coming months.
Update from Randy Burns '93 and Jerald Bryant '94
Alumni and Friends Walkway Endowed Scholarship
Received a total of 22 scholarship applications this
Five finals selected by scholarship committee that have been
distributed to council members.
Review of finalists.
The Council conducted a ballot and selected Jonathan Joseph
and Ashley Perkins as the recipients of the 2014-15 Alumni Walkway
Scholarship ($500 each).
Randy and Carrie discussed possible changes to the
scholarship process next year including the development of an
application and an essay prompt to be used by
applicants. Both of these will be developed by
the Scholarship Committee. The suggestion was also made to find
ways to encourage applicants to utilize the writing center prior to
submission of their application.
Need to Schedule a Nominating Committee meeting for
Randy will work with committee members to schedule