2002 ROLL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
Howard Connally grew up in Windom, Texas. He attended East Texas State University (now Texas A & M University at Commerce), where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. After completing post graduate work at George Peabody College and the University of North Texas, he taught high school for nine years. He then returned to his alma mater in Commerce to teach for another eleven years before coming to Arlington.
Connally came to Arlington State College (now UTA) in 1957 as a drafting instructor in the Department of Engineering. Three years later he became an assistant to Wendell Nedderman, who was the dean of engineering. In 1965, he moved again, this time to the Office of Student Administration, where he worked until his retirement in 1978.
Since his retirement, Connally has served as vice president and president of the UTA Retiree’s Club. His many achievements also include serving as coordinator of the UTA engineering co-op program and as secretary-treasurer of the Gulf Southwest Section for Engineering Education. He holds a life membership in the Texas Industrial Education Society, is a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association and the Tarrant County Genealogy Society, and is a past president of the Arlington Kiwanis Club.
2014-2015 Monthly Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 – Arlington History featuring Knapp Heritage Park, Larry Barcroft, UTA Retirees VP for Membership and O.K. Carter, Journalist and UTA lecturer.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 –President’s Luncheon in the Bluebonnet Ballroom
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – Container Gardening, Master Gardener Beverly Beazley, Tarrant County Master Gardener Association
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - Annual Christmas Musicale will be in the Carlisle Suite
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 – Exciting Volunteering Opportunities, Annalisa Siegle, Director of Volunteers, Cornerstone Assistance Network, Fort Worth
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - Winter Luncheon in the Bluebonnet Ballroom
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – Assisted Living, Cara L. Wallace, Licensed Master Social Worker, School of Social Work
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 – Tour of UTA Smart Hospital, Kristine A. Nelson, RN, MN, CNE Simulation Operations Manager, Smart Hospital™, College of Nursing
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – Global Climate Change and its Impact on North Central Texas, Asst Prof Arne Winguth, Oceanography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Saturday, June 6, 2015 – 20th Annual Retirees Dinner in the Bluebonnet Ballroom
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – Annual Benefits Meeting, Yvonne Rodriguez, UTA Human Resources
Except where noted, meetings will be held in Room 102B Maverick Activities Center (MAC) at 500 W. Nedderman Dr., from 10:00am to 12:00pm.