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Gordon Hall Friends from the ’70s Reunite

Gordon Hall Guys

From left: Ron Yamka, Dan Pillitteri, Bob Shively, and Ken Kerns

Five IUP friends who lived on the fourth floor of Gordon Hall in the late 1960s got together in September at a cabin and woodworking shop belonging to Dan Pillitteri ’71 near Woodsfield, Ohio. Dan, who lives in Pickerington, welcomed Ron Yamka ’71, of Canonsburg; Bob Shively ’71, M’72, of Indiana; Joe Podplesky ’72, of Baldwin; and Ken Kerns, of Peninsula, Ohio. They reminisced about their days in Gordon Hall, fondly remembered their fellow residents, and saluted the dormitory using a brick salvaged at the time of Gordon’s demolition.