Captain Alden Partridge and the Origins of ROTC: A Reappraisal

By Gary T. Lord, Dana Professor of History Engraving by H. W. Smith after a paintingby John Vanderlyn, 1818. The centennial anniversary of the creation of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)... Read More

Setting the Record Straight: Corrections from Winter 2015 Issue

Corrections from the Winter 2016 Issue The correct contact email for the Maroon Gold Athletic Association is (page 17). In “Changing Gears” (page 24), the team-origin year for Norwich... Read More

Class Notes – Spring 2016

CLASSES OF 1950, 1965, 1967 ✯ From left: Wolfgang Bauer ’67, “Jake” O’Connor ’50, David Lacilla ’65, and “Whitey” Anderson ’65. 1963 Fred Pacione writes, “The Class held its 28th... Read More


Jan Buitron M’09 (left), with then-MSIA Program Director Mich Kabay, at an event on campus in 2009. Kabay has recently returned to teaching in Norwich’s School of Business Management. (Photo courtesy of Jan Buitron M’09.)

Latest news: Congratulations to Jan Buitron for winning the (ISC)² 2017 Women’s Information Security Scholarship! Jan Buitron M’09 wants to transform the world of work for women in information technology,... Read More

CLASS OF 2002: AMANDA (MANDEE) JUZA ✯ The Safest Place in the World

Mandee Juza ’02 served two tours in Iraq. (Courtesy of Mandee Juza ’02.)

Some might call it divine intervention: the day in 2012 when Terry Richard walked through the doors of the Vet Center in Portland, Ore.—and into a support group led by Amanda (Mandee) Juza ’02. But... Read More

A force for good: Andrew Liptak ’07 & M’09 and Mike Anton ’10 & M’13

Andrew Liptak ’07 M’09 (second from right, plaid shirt) and Mike Anton ’10 M’13 (a masked Stormtrooper) donned Star Wars garb at the Vermont Comic Con to raise spirits and funds for charity. At the convention, Hollywood filmmaker Colin Trevorrow (background, gray shirt), director of the upcoming Star Wars Episode IX movie, posed for a photo with the group. (Photo courtesy of Ashley Fraser.)

As told by Jacque E. Day, Record Features Editor On a Saturday last September, I attended the Vermont Comic Con with my husband, Art Pallone. We went purely out of curiosity. A member of Norwich’s physics... Read More

Book Report ✯ SPRING 2016

2016 COLBY AWARD WINNER Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition BY NISID HAJARI The winner of the 2016 Colby Award explores the partition of India and the birth of Pakistan, diving... Read More

ROLL OF HONOR – Spring 2016

The president and first lady of Norwich greet members of the Norwich community at an inaugural reception in 1992. (NU Archives.)

Carol Todd in 1983, when she founded the Norwich University Center for Volunteer Administration. (NU Archives.) In Memoriam Carol Todd: Servant to the World May 24, 1928 – December 16, 2015 Caroline... Read More

Partridge Society – Spring 2016

The mission of the Partridge Society is to encourage alumni, parents, and friends of Norwich University to help the University achieve its financial goals and to formally recognize those who do so. The... Read More

Bicentennial Updates – Spring 2016

For 100 years, the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) has been educating and training cadets for leadership positions in the United States military. In honor of this milestone—and in recognition... Read More