Honoring Past Coaches

Cy Fritz
Photo from archives of Cy Fritz

The Cy Fritz Foundation is an initiative that allows athletes to participate in personal development and competitive opportunities through the collection of donations. Named after former Coach Eugene Cy Fritz, the foundation was established almost two years ago in January 2016. Since then, the foundation has launched a four-phase plan alongside its donation initiative in order to preserve the history of Millersville University’s cross country and track & field programs, titled “The Legacy Initiative.”

The four phases include putting together a pictorial history of the two teams that stem all the way back to 1912, implementing a “permanent honor” award for Fritz in order to immortalize his accomplishments within the University, beginning the tradition of an annual reunion with past cross country and track & field alumni, and recording interviews with past coaches such as Art Hulme and Fritz in order to document the rich history of these programs.

For more information about the history of the Cross Country and Track & Field programs or the Legacy Initiative, please visit: http://www.cyfritzfoundation.org/legacy-initiative/

 

Faculty/Staff Activities

Dr. Ximena Catepillán, Mathematics, is the newly elected Chair of the Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware (EPaDel) section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The recently elected Vice-Chair, Dr. Ellen Panofsky from Temple University, was Dr. Catepillan’s student when she was an undergraduate at Millersville University.

Dr. M. P. A. Sheaffer, English, sang in Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony as an alto ringer with the  Canterbury Choral Society in their concert on November 18 in Carnegie Hall, New York City.

 

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