Saint Martin’s will honor retiring college president at Homecoming celebration, Feb. 22-25

Feb. 3, 2005

Lacey, Wash. - Saint Martin’s alumni and College students will pay tribute to retiring college President David R. Spangler, Ph.D., at the Saint Martin’s 2005 Homecoming celebration, Feb. 22-26 on the college campus.

Homecoming festivities will be highlighted by a dinner, program and dance Feb. 25 at Saint Martin’s Pavilion, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE. The evening program will honor to Spangler, the longest-serving president in Saint Martin’s history. Spangler, who came to the college as an engineering professor in 1982 and was named the college’s president in 1984, will retire in June. The college’s Outstanding Student Leader of the Year Award and Saint Martin’s Homecoming Court also will be announced during the evening festivities.

Other Homecoming highlights include Saints men’s and women’s basketball games, a bonfire, a fun run/walk, a social for parents of current students and several other activities.

A warm-up for the week of activities is a Feb. 19 crab feed hosted by the Saints Booster Club.

For a schedule of activities or registration information on Saint Martin’s 2005 Homecoming, please contact the college’s office of alumni relations, 360-438-4366; 800-220-7722;

Kurt Kageler, director
Alumni relations

Deanna Partlow
Office of Communication