THIS IS A BACKUP SITE RUN BY MORTAR BOARD ADVISOR GERARD WILLIGER

OUR MAIN WEBSITE IS http://uoflmortarboard.wix.com/pallaschapter


Mortar Board Pallas Chapter, University of Louisville

Mortar  Board is the national senior honorary celebrating students excelling
in scholarship, leadership and service.  The national site is here.
Since its establishment in 1918, nearly a quarter of a million members have been initiated at 222 chartered chapters across the nation.
Mortar Board provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.  Additionally, Mortar Board offers numerous benefits and opportunities to members, including career networking, fellowships and awards.

WE ARE CURRENTLY TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014-15 ACADEMIC YEAR.  THE DEADLINE IS Thu. Apr. 10, 2014 (EXTENDED!).  HERE IS THE APPLICATION FORM.

The Pallas Chapter of Mortar Board has a long tradition of encouraging scholarship, leadership
and service at the University of Louisville.  Some of our better-known traditions are
the official University campus planner, and flower sales at graduation.  We also have a
tradition of generating scholarship support for graduate or professional education.
Donate to the Pallas chapter (tax-deductible).

Our 2014 lecture was "Does College Cost Too Much",
by Robert Martin (Centre College), at 7pm on Wed. Jan. 29, 2014
in Davidson Hall 109.  Admission was free and open to the public.
See details here.  We have put the video up on YouTube.



2013-2014 members:
Ryan Stewart (President)
Nicole Pappe (co-President)
Christine Robbins (Secretary; Flower co-chair)
*Kelsey Vaal (Treasurer)
Nicholas Allen
*Seth Boden (graduates Dec. 2013)
Camila Calderon (Flower co-chair; Membership co-chair)
Katie Collier
Rachel Hugenberg (chair for Bob Martin lecture)
Shirley Jones (Alumni chair)
Holly Jones (Membership co-chair)
Marie Kneuven (Social/Service co-chair)
Hilary Knittle
Anjelica Lawson (Fundraising chair)
*Chelsea Vaal (Historian)
Jenna Wargo (Communication co-chair)
Lauren Williams (Service co-chair; Social Media chair)
* returning member

Advisors:
Gerard Williger (Physics & Astronomy)
Justin Tirone (UL Mortar Board alumnus)

Meetings for this chapter in 2013: 4/23, 4/30, 9/6, 9/20, 10/9, 10/30, 11/25
Meetings in 2014: 1/23, 2/28, ...

PROJECTS:
Lecture on college costs on 29 Jan 2014 by Bob Martin, Prof. emeritus from Centre College
Mortar Board Chapter Endowment Program - with alumni help - see Dec. 2010 newsletter
  Shirley Jones (chair), Nicole Pappe, Kelsey Vaal, Christine Robbins
Faculty sabbatical housing exchange: Holly Jones (chair), Nick Allen, Camila Calderon, Katie Collier
Website development: Lauren Williams (chair), Chelsea Vaal, Jenna Wargo, Camila Calderon
Case study to re-start official UL Mortar Board planner: Ryan Stewart, Gerry Williger

Past projects:

Bullitt Lecture in Astronomy - put up posters to advertise the talk, 21 Nov 2013: Gerry Williger (coordinator)
Fall charity bake sale: Camila Calderon (chair)
Help with Sister Cities of Louisville gala on 23 Oct 2013: Justin Tirone (coordinator)

We are currently recruiting co-advisors - we welcome UL faculty
, staff and grad students to help!



Previous Mortar Board Members on Homecoming Court/other honors


induction of 2012-2013 class (to be updated)
induction of 2011-2012 class (to be updated)
induction of 2010-2011 class (to be updated)
 
induction of 2009-2010 class (partial set of new members)
April 2009
back row, L-R: OJ Oleka, Samantha Kolasa, Levi Shanks, Russ Tabolt, Gerard Williger (advisor), Mike Price
front row, L-R: Rachel Noble, Katie Trimble, Nicole Kinney, Lauren Grau
Not pictured: Kelly Jameson, Deleshia Youngblood


induction of 2008-2009 class (partial set of new members)
April 2008
back row, L-R: Gerard Williger (advisor), Michael Oghia, Dave Kitchel,X,Jay Spenlau,Roger Dotsey
front row, L-R: Katharine Sawyer,Wesley Badger, Harini Chenna, Jon Perry, An Ngyuen, Mike Dennis, Kartik Kamat
not pictured: Susan Higdon, Casey Larue


induction of 2007-2008 class (partial set of new members)
April 2007
Back Row: (L to R) Andrew Powell, Brian Bennett, Joel Graham, Ashlee Lonnemann, Andrew Chacko, Gerry Williger (Assoc. Prof. of Astronomy, advisor)
Front Row: (L to R) Eddie Bobbitt, Huy Le, Casey LaRue, Cara Uccellini, Reeya Mathew, Patience Ngwang

Photos 2007 April 17:
2006-2007 President Glypie Grider reads "The Torch" to 2007-2008 inductees

2006-2007 officers  L-R: Sam Allen (VP-PR), Becky Graham(? VP-Membership), Glypie Grider (Pres), Megan Bridgewater (Sec'y), Gerry Williger (advisor)


Faculty Advisors: Dr. Gerard Williger, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Co-Advisor Dr. Steve Sohn, Dept. of Communications