Sean Prentiss

Courtesy of Arlene Tishuk

River in the Veins, a Meditation. In 2006, Sean Prentiss canoed the length of the Delaware River, accompanied at some points along the way by his mother, Arlene Tishuk. An avid outdoorsman and prolific... Read More

Lea Williams

Casting light on an extraordinary nurse. Lea Williams is writing a book on the life and accomplishments of early-20th-century nurse Ellen N. La Motte. (Photo: Mark Collier.) Associate Professor Lea Williams... Read More

George L. Shelley III

George Shelley in Korea (Photo courtesy of George Shelley).

The Ultimate Utility Player. George Shelley in Korea (Photo courtesy of George Shelley). When Col George Shelley, USMCR (Ret.) wakes up every morning, the first thing he does is put on his dog tags. One... Read More

Dr. Inglish Morgan-Gardner

The Power of Service. Photo by Mark Collier To meet Dr. Inglish Morgan-Gardner face to face is to encounter a contagious smile, generous heart, compelling discourse, and deep passion for her work. As a... Read More

Russell Holden ’73

Commandant of Cadets From Elementary School and a 24-year military career, to his current position as commandant of cadets at Norwich University, two things have remained constant for Russell Holden ’73:... Read More

Expect Challenge. Teach Chinese.

Xiaoping Song, Professor of Chinese Studies at Norwich.

Professor Xiaoping Song: Xiaoping Song, Professor of Chinese Studies at Norwich. (Mark Collier.) A few years ago, Xiaoping Song was looking for a challenge, and she found one—at Norwich. Hired in 2007... Read More

A Woman of Substance

Reina Pennington

Dr. Reina Pennington, Dana Professor of History: Norwich history professor Dr. Reina Pennington’s non-professional life can be summed up in three words: Gardening, German shepherds, and Guns—or... Read More


Professor has spent 20 years tracking the gray jay – Dressed in a khaki field vest and hiking boots, and armed with bug repellant, Professor Bill Barnard looks to be a serious outdoor enthusiast,... Read More


To see Tom Goodrich smile you would never suspect he had acted the part of the freak show manager in a community theater production of The Elephant Man. First off, he is nearly a foot shorter than the... Read More


A PASSION FOR TEACHING – PENNY SHTULL, PROFESSOR OF CRIMINOLOGY When people ask Criminal Justice Professor Penny Shtull what she teaches, she usually replies, “Nothing happy.” And with courses... Read More