2004 ROLL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS
Kathryn Powell Ellis was born and raised in southern Iowa, where her father was a farmer and her mother was a teacher. As a young student in rural schools, her favorite pastime was reading. She attended two years at Ottumwa Heights Junior College before earning her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Iowa. She was a teaching assistant in Math Department at the University of Iowa and also taught at the University of North Texas. At UTA, she was a part-time instructor in the Math Department before retiring in 1997. She served as president of the retirees Club for two years and has also assisted with programs. She and her husband, Jason, have a son, Greg and a daughter, Elaine.
Eleanor Bagby Langley was born in rural Dallas County and graduated from Lancaster High School. She married Walter H. Stone and they had two sons and a daughter. Eleanor earned an associate degree in applied science from El Centro College. She came to UTA in 1979 and worked in Administrative Computing Services. She designed and implemented the online registration system that replaced the old punch card system. She retire in 1987 and married Donald Eggleston. They traveled around the United States, Mexico and Canada in their motor home until Don’s death in 1993. She has held several offices in the Retirees Club, including secretary (1997-98), vice president for programs (2002-03) and president (2003-04). She married John V. Langley in 1997 and they lead an active retirement life.
2015-2016 Monthly Meeting Schedule
September 8, 2015 – The Food Revolution - Lisa Nesta, Registered and Licensed Dietitian, Department of Campus Recreation.
October 13, 2015 - Living Well - Eunice Currie, AVP Human Resources.
November 10, 2015 - Aging Well - Susan Franks, University of North Texas Health Science Center.
December 8, 2015 - Retiree Musical Meeting - This event will take place in the Carlisle Suite in the University Center.
January 12, 2016 - Your Urban Vegetable Garden - Judy Shannon, Master Gardener, Tarrant County Master Gardener Association.
March 8, 2016 - Human Trafficking - Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
April 12, 2016 - Cyber Security - Amy Schultz, former Associate Vice President, Communications and Community Relations, UTA. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
May 10, 2016 - Jay Tillerson, Assitant Chief of UTA Police committed to providing a speaker on "Campus Safety and Current Topics". (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
June 4, 2016 - Retiree Dinner (5:00 pm Bluebonnet Ballroom)
July 12, 2016- Annual Benefit’s Meeting, UTA Human Resources
September 13, 2016 - The 2016 Elections - Allen Saxe, Associate Professor of Political Science. (Maverick Activity Center Room 133)
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.