Frank Kock ’71

Reconnecting In the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of talking with many of the people whom I lived with in the house back in the late 60’s and early 70’s.  That may have been the best thing about being involved with the current capital campaign.  As we have reminisced about “the […]

Nick Van Berkum ’05

Nick Van Berkum ’05 wrote the cover article for the fall 2013 issue of VISIONS magazine.  The article, “Born to Be a Cyclone,” can be found on page 12. Nick is a communications specialist for the departments of sociology and anthropology at Iowa State University.

Leo Landis ’87

Leo Landis ’87 received a Distinguished Alumni award from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences during Homecoming Week this November. Landis, the first ever recipient of the award for the History Department, received the honor Thursday, November 8, at the LAS Awards Ceremony at the Scheman Building.

Mark Biegger ’84

 Mark Biegger ’84 was profiled in an ISU College of Engineering essay on the varying paths of three Procter & Gamble industrial engineers from Iowa State. The article titled “The Passion for Leading gives Mark Biegger Early Experience for Career” traced his path to becoming Chief Human Resources Office at Procter & Gamble.

Leo Landis, The Bacon Professor

Leo Landis ’87 gave an interview to the Des Moines Register promoting the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival earlier this year.  He gave a presentation at the festival titled “Twelve Bacons in Twelve Hours” where he talked about the history of bacon and showcased bacon products from local meat lockers here in Iowa. The Blue Ribbon […]

Member Directory

After numerous requests and a lot of research, I have a member directory working that is now available on the site.  You will have to log in to use this so if you need help with that, please email me at  You can search the directory for other members by name or email address […]

Payment Links

Brothers, Our Intuit Payment network account is finally setup and working.  The links on the donation pages are now active and will allow you to pay your dues or contribute to the capital campaign.  I will be posting a tutorial showing how to setup your account for those of you that want reoccurring payments.  Thank […]

Official Launch

I am proud to announce that we have officially launched the site.  The welcome email when out last week and users have been logging in and updating their passwords and information.  Thanks to all of you who already have.  Please feel free to join the conversation on how you would like the site to look […]

New Theme and Updates

Brothers, I have changed the theme of the website to be more conducive to our goals with this site.  I have also updated most of the pages and retitled them.  Please feel free to suggest changes as you see fit.  Thank you! In the Bonds, Nathaniel Kemmer ’03