Why a "People" page? There are some people who get into quite a few of my shots, and others who are not around while we roam the countries we visit. Everyone says that the best things about the countries we visit are the people, but it makes sense to apply that logic to the people on the ship as well. It's the people who give the voyage its character! We've been in very close quarters for such a long time that it is hard to imagine that we will never be all together again. We'll need to settle for sporadic visits with or from a few of these fine people at a time.

I regret that I didn't get enough people in these photos. I had grandiose plans to get a shot of everyone with whom I interacted, but ran out of time. Before I knew it, we were walking to the cab with our luggage. So, if your picture is not anywhere in here, please don't take it the wrong way. This site began as a simple account of our experiences for our relatives and friends to see, but word spread to some others (also thanks to the official SAS site linking to me) and I received some requests to have certain peoples' pictures on the site. It was exciting to build the site as we went, and now this site will serve as my own digital yearbook of sorts.

Ed Glatfelter, of Utah State University, who has been on part or all of a Semester at Sea voyage 14 times, served as Executive Dean. He had to make some tough decisions throughout the trip. Here he is doing one of his favorite things: telling us "Well, tomorrow we will arrive in..." (in this case, our next port happened to be Italy).
Our Academic Dean, who recruited all of the faculty on the voyage, and made tough decisions on academic matters, was Gordon MacLeod. Here he is posing with his wife Jane as we pulled into Kobe at the beginning of the voyage.
Kristin Hageman (of St. Paul, Minnesota) was the administrative assistant to Ed Glatfelter, and was holding up her golf ball, a symbol of everyones' passports being accounted for. This was just prior to Italy--8 ports so far and no lost or stolen passports!
Oops--scratch that. Just prior to our last port (Morocco), Kristin Hageman and Julian Asenjo announce to the group that we lost a passport in Italy, our 9th country. There goes the first golf ball!
Senior passengers Bob and Carol Bernstein of New York left us in Italy. We will miss them during the rest of the trip! Senior passengers are those who are not taking courses for college credit, and many have made the trip before. Bob and Carol are very dear people. You can see how eager they are to give you a big smile!
Here is Karen Burns giving us the scoop on organized field activities in the next port.
Roy (speech, communications, and performing arts professor) and Eunice Berko say hello in front of the Coliseum in Rome. They are always good company!
Dr. Dave always gave us great briefings about the medical situation in each country. He is telling us about the need to use bottled water in Morocco to avoid problems.
Archie, our cabin steward, was very tolerant of my clutter in our single room that served the purpose of an office/home/living room/family room.
During the first 77 days, the faculty and staff had only two dances. During the second one, Dave Timko (traveling editor/journalist/cameraman from CNN), Joyce Binam (computer lab guru), and Judy-Duchesne Peckham (photography teacher and official community photographer) showed us how well they can sing the melody "I still haven't found what I'm looking for." Campus store manager Eric Ozretich enjoys the performance as he stands behind Joyce and Judy awaiting his turn at the microphone!
R.B., Assistant Field Office Coordinator, makes use of her spot along the railing as we dock.
Skye Fitzgerald was in charge of the "video yearbook," which will be a 2-hour video compilation of the voyage. He was shooting video for every event, day or night, rain or shine. He probably shot at least 10 times the video I did.
Here are the very friendly, helpful bookstore staff, assistant manager Eric Ozretich and manager Jessica Wagoner.
Two of my buddies were ship's photographer and Photography Professor Judy Duchesne-Peckham and Acting Professor Steven Breese.
Judy was most often seen rushing around with Nikon cameras and Gitzo tripod. Boy was I especially jealous of the highly precise equipment!
The Admin office was staffed by Monica Ingold, Kristin Hageman, and Bruce Steele.
Brigitta Alkofer was most often seen while she chaperoned the periodic, evening student dances, or putting up posters for the religious activities on board.
The delightful Trenay Allen was one of the nurses on the ship. The other delightful nurse, Marti Sharman, can be seen in the first photo on "The Wave" page.
Burser Kay Fore is seen helping student Alexandra Czaplicki.
Expert audio-video czar Dexter Binder is seen making some last-minute adjustments before a meeting.
Everyone on board interacted with the three Pursers. On the left is Dawn, in the middle is Adrienne Yee, and on the right is Nicole Beale.
Christy's fellow 16-year olds, Genevive LeBaron and Cait Harris, were often seen in the Red Room with their studies.
Our eldest passenger was 90-year old Bill Berry.
Finally, we were fortunate to have Charles Tsai on board, who worked with Dave Timko (Dave is elsewhere on this site; Charles calls Dave the best editor in the business). Here is Charles on the CNN series that he and Dave put together with professional 3-tube glass lens professional Canon DV equipment on board. More equipment for me to be jealous of! I hope you are a fan of the series every Friday morning at 4:30 AM (November 1999 to January 2000)! (obviously, this photo was snagged from CNN)
Here is Charles being interviewed live at 9AM on Christmas morning. He did a superb job describing the ship, shipboard life, and our emotions leaving the ship. (obviously, this photo was also snagged from CNN.

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Photos copyright 1999, Dennis F. Galletta