Revved up: Dean Rick Pullen (left) and Assistant Dean
Peggy Bockman (right) flank student helpers from the
Comm Week class at the first “Dean’s Car Show.”
The non-profit Center for Children Who
Stutter received a $9,000 boost from the
2008 Dean’s Car Show, which took place
during the university’s 50th anniversary celebrations.
Approximately 1,750 spectators were
on hand to see Indianapolis 500 race winner,
Parnelli Jones, as the grand marshal.
President Milton Gordon gave special
recognition to Jones and awarded trophies
to 84 car owners. Dean Rick Pullen, organizer,
was assisted by Professor Robert
Sage, Dr. Robert Emry and students from
Communications Week and advertising.
Sponsors were Ford Motor Co., Yokohama
Tires, Road and Track, Southern California
Automobile Club, McCoy Mills, LoJack and