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.
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.