Bio: Engel, Connie (Valparaiso Univ. Graduate – 1967)


Surnames: Engel, Hoffman, Kretzmann

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06 Jul 1967

Miss Connie Engel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Engel of rural Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), was graduated with a class of 600 graduates and undergraduate students from Valparaiso (Indian) University on Sunday, June 11, 1967.

She received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in elementary education.

Commencement speaker was Dr. Oswald C. Hoffman, speaker on the International Lutheran Hour radio program.

Dr. O.P. Kretzmann, VU president, conferred the degrees. He also was speaker for the Baccalaureate Service in Memorial Chapel Sunday morning.

Valparaiso University has an overall enrollment of more than 4,000 students in the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering, the School of Law, the College of Business Administration, Christ College, and the nursing divisions in Fort Wayne, Cleveland and at St. Louis.

The university offers 13 degrees, including the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, from its various college.

Located 45 miles southeast of Chicago, the campus of 365 acres is the scene of a rapidly expanding building program. The $1,517,006 first unit of the Julius and Mary Neils Science Center was dedication in May. Construction is in progress on a mathematics-engineering building and on a modern foreign languages building.



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