UTS Opened Doors for Myself, and Others

UTS opened two big doors for me—one from behind and one in front, and a lot of windows too.

I joined the unification family in 1973 just six months away from getting my bachelor’s degree in mathematics at the University of Utah. After three and a half years of studying in Salt Lake City while on a swimming scholarship I decided to leave school and join the Unification Church. I have never regretted that offering.

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UTS was a Mecca for me, a place where God allowed me to absorb the knowledge of the Christian centuries in preparation to return to the mission field strengthened and enriched.


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Norbert Hellmann, a long-time employee at UTS, passed away on Friday, January 4. Mr. Hellman taught ESL to hundreds of students for more than 10 years. Although he was not a Unificationist himself, he was a congenial and exceptionally dedicated teacher.

norbert_hellmannNorbert HellmannMost recently, Norbert had been teaching ESL at SUNY New Paltz. I often saw him at ESL teacher's conferences. Apparently, the night he died, he had been exercising at the university gym, but he never made it home. Campus security found him later that evening in his car, where he had suffered a fatal heart attack. He was only 53 years old.

The following is the link to the local newspaper article describing what happened.

http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2013/01/05/blotter/doc50e6f3ce7c28e073780062.txt

The extra link below announces the funeral arrangements. SUNY New Paltz is planning a memorial service at the University within a few weeks.

Anyone can feel free to contact me if they want further information.

Wayne F. Hill, UTS '80
Former ESL Program Director at UTS
845.901.7871 cell
SUNY New Paltz

To our campus community,

Arrangements for Norbert Hellmann's wake have been shared, please see below for the information.

If you cannot attend and would like to leave a message for his family and friends please visit the Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush website at http://ssqfuneralhome.com/online-obituary/2013-01-norbert-h-hellmann/10041297

Visitation:

Thursday, January 10, 2013 4-7 p.m.
Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home
117 Maple Avenue
Monroe, NY 10950
Phone: 845-782-8185