William Kopcha is a 2nd-year graduate student at the University of Connecticut in Chemistry and Materials Science. He grew up in Connecticut and Vermont. He attends Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Willimantic, Connecticut. He is an active member and former president of the University of Connecticut Orthodox Christian Fellowship. He is a frequent contributor to this blog.
Fr. Steven Belonick was ordained to the priesthood in 1979. Over the last thirty-two years, he has served two parishes, and has spent the last eleven years working in various capacities at St Vladimir’s Seminary. Presently, he is the Campus Chaplain, providing pastoral care to the students and their families.
Dave Wanik is from New Britain, CT and is a senior undergraduate environmental science major at the University of Connecticut. He is treasurer of the UConn OCF Chapter and an avid outdoorsman. His academic interests include hydrology, atmospheric science and mathematical modeling. His home parish is Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in New Britain, CT.