Class Notes Online

Spring 2015

 

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Weddings Hawk Hatchlings: Births and Adoptions

 

1961 George Robinson ’61
GEORGE ROBINSON C’60, 61 (HAS), of Shoreview, Minn., receives the city’s 2014 Citizen of the Year award from Mayor Sandy Martin. Robinson was honored for his many years of volunteerism with Gallery 96, a nonprofit organization that caters to artists in the northern Saint Paul, Minn., suburbs. He taught drawing and printmaking for 30 years at Bethel University.
1967
MARTIN BRESNICK (HARTT) of New Haven, Conn., has released a new CD titled Maybe Music Remains Forever. The award-winning composer of contemporary classical music, film scores, and experimental music is professor of composition at the Yale School of Music.

1968

Walter Bailey ’68
WALTER BAILEY (HAS) of Detroit, Mich., has been named one of 12 national finalists for the Bombay Sapphire/Russell Simmons Rush Philanthropic Artist of the Year award, based in Miami, Fla. The artist has established a new trademark for his brand, Rap aRT. Pictured is his Hands Across the World.    
1970
DONALD F. FARLEY (M, BARNEY) of New York, N.Y., was appointed to the board of directors of Axion Power International, Inc.  

1971

 

 “STUART” SAUNDERS SMITH (HARTT, M’73 HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 Lee Tomback ’72  
1972
LEE TOMBACK (A&S) of Coral Springs, Fla., is senior property manager at Berger Commercial Reality in Boynton Beach, Fla.
1973

CHRISTINE DANYLIK IVERS (HAS) of Meriden, Conn., has joined the board of directors of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Since 1986, Ivers has applied her talents in fine arts, marketing, and advertising to running her own advertising agency.

CAROLE P. KUNSTADT (HAS) of West Hurley, N.Y., had a January 2015 showing of her work at the Gershman Y Gallery in Philadelphia, Pa. Her photography was also featured at the Klompching Gallery in Brooklyn, N.Y., in an exhibition titled One.

1975  

JAMES ANDRUS (A&S) of Eureka, Mo., is the new vice president of worldwide sales at Gridco Systems, a leader in active grid infrastructure solutions. 

 

1976

 

JOHN HYJEK (A’75 A&S, A&S) of Atlanta, Ga., has been named Jim Gordon Editor of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association. Hyjek is a 25-year veteran of NBC News and has won numerous awards, including four national Emmy Awards. 

 

1978

Gwendolyn Cahill ’80

ROBERT BICK (M, A&S) of Shelburne, Vt., has been appointed director of the Howard Center.  Founded in 1873 and located in Burlington, Vt., the Howard Center provides a wide range of social services to the community.

1980

MARK J. BONNEY (M, BARNEY) of Old Saybrook, Conn., has been named president and chief executive officer of MRV Communications, Inc.

 

GWENDOLYN CAHILL (A&S) of Irvington, N.J., has changed publishers for her book, My People Swoop. America Star Books now has the honor. 

 

ROBERT J. GECKLER (A’77 WARD, A&S) of Lehigh Acres, Fla., has been named pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lehigh Acres. Geckler continues to operate his business, Ecumenical Communications, which offers podcast services to churches and narrated video production to realtors.

1981

 

 Dominic Fulco ’81

 

 

DOMINIC FULCO (A&S) of Groton, Conn., was inducted into the East Catholic High School Hall of Fame.

 

PEDRO SEGARRA (A&S) of Hartford, Conn., has announced his intention to seek a second term as mayor of Hartford.

1982

TERI SCHRADER (A&S) of Hartford, Conn., has been named head of school at Watkinson School, a private, coeducational day school in West Hartford, Conn. Her husband, JOHN SCHRADER ’89 (HAS),is also a University of Hartford graduate.

 

SUE TERRY (HARTT) of Canadensis, Pa., has a new release on CD Baby titled “Sweet” Sue Terry and Friends, which features seven tracks. Terry, who plays clarinet, soprano saxophone, and percussion shaker on the CD, was Hartt’s 2001 Alumna of the Year.

1983  

ROBERT LANDINO (Engineering) of Chester, Conn., is the founder and chief executive of Centerplan Companies, LLC. Landino recently submitted a proposal for the Downtown North development plan in Hartford, Conn., including the development of a new baseball stadium.


ALISA COLEMAN
(HARTT) of Morris Plains, N.J., and her ABKCO Music & Records team won a Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat, composer). Coleman was honored with an Anchor Award from the University of Hartford in 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles E. "Chuck" Pagano 84

1984

CHARLES E. “CHUCK” PAGANO (ENGINEERING, M’07 A&S) of Waterbury, Conn., has retired as ESPN’s executive vice president, technology. His vision and leadership have driven ESPN’S industry-leading facilities for 35 years at its headquarters in Bristol, Conn.; in its Los Angeles, Calif., production center; and around the world.  

1985

Kathy Behrens ’85

KATHY BEHRENS ’85 (ENHP) is joined by Oscar winner Julianne Moore at the annual NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service on Feb. 13 in New York City. A member of the University of Hartford Board of Regents, Behrens is president, social responsibility and player programs, for the NBA. Her award-winning NBA Cares program and the NBA’s community efforts were profiled in the January 12–18 issue of Sports Business Journal.   

1986

WENDY AARONS CORMAN (A&S, M’90 BARNEY) of Collinsville, Conn., was named executive vice president, North American sales and business development, by Zags.

 

Kevin Murray (A&S) of West Redding, Conn., was elected as the new chairman of the Redding Republican Town Committee.

1987

Robert Yirigian 87

ROBERT YIRIGIAN (ENGINEERING) of West Hartford, Conn., was named deputy area manager in the Glastonbury, Conn., office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, and program/construction management organization. Yirigian has more than 27 years’ experience in managing major transportation programs in Connecticut.

1988

JUDITH McELHONE (HAS, M’94 HAS) of Torrington, Conn., was honored by the Connecticut Economic Resource Center for her leadership and dedication to Northwest Connecticut.

 

GAYLE GEIER MULLIGAN (BARNEY) of Hebron, Conn., was elected as a state representative for Connecticut’s 55th District. Mulligan is a former captain of the University’s Women’s Soccer team.

 

MATTHEW RILEY (A’86 HILLYER, A&S) of Moodus, Conn., was hired by the Jordan Matthew Porco Memorial Foundation in Hartford, Conn., as its chief operating officer.

 

FRANK R. SALVATORE (A&S) of Danbury, Conn., is the new president of the Association for Respiratory Care (AARC). He was featured in the cover story of the February 2014 AARC Times.

1989  

JOLIE ROCKE BROWN (HARTT) of Wethersfield, Conn., was co-arranger on the recently released single by Paul Manz, “E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come.”

 

SUSAN M. D’ORVILLERS (M, BARNEY) of Middlefield, Conn., has been appointed development officer of Family Centered Services of CT. She is chair of the board of directors for the Levi E. Coe Library and volunteers with the American Diabetes Association. D’Orvillers was the 2014 recipient of a Book of Golden Deeds Award from the Exchange Club of Middlefield and Durham for her continued volunteerism and charitable endeavors.   

 

ANDREW KAPLAN (BARNEY) of Marlboro, N.J., is stepping off the board of Avino Silver and Gold Mines Ltd. to become its capital market strategist.

 

Howard “Howie” Kassman ’89 (Barney) of Sayville, N.Y., visited the University’s Sports Center in January and had a chance to spend some time with his namesake, Howie the Hawk (left).  During Kassman’s tenure as UHart’s mascot from 1987 to 1989, our larger-than-a-hawk’s-life mascot became known as Howie the Hawk. 

 

CLAUDIA LAROCQUE (M, BARNEY) of Manchester, Conn., has been appointed an instructor of accounting and finance at Manchester Community College.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard "Howie" Kassman ’89

1990

 

JOHN KENNEDY HAMPTON (A&S) of Tariffville, Conn., was reelected to the Connecticut General Assembly in November 2014. He has represented the 16th District (Simsbury, Conn.) in the state legislature since 2012. Hampton, a Democrat, was appointed assistant majority leader and vice chairman of the Committee on Children. He is also a member of the committees on banking, aging, and planning and development.

 

GENE TOLOMEO (M, A&S) of Newark, N.J., was selected as the 2014 New York Society of Physician Assistants’ Physician of the Year. The honor was awarded based on inspiration, service, and integrity. 

 

1991  

BRENDAN BOYCE (WARD) of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., has been actively pursuing his acting career. His latest role includes several scenes opposite Oscar winner Melissa Leo in Bottled Up, now streaming on Netflix.

 

KIMBERLY O’BRIEN GREEN (M, BARNEY) of West Hartford, Conn., has joined Operation Fuel as its director of development. Her responsibilities include managing Operation Fuel’s development, fundraising, and marketing functions.    

 

JAMIE McCARTNEY (HAS) of London, England, has opened the Goldstone Gallery in Hove, United Kingdom.

 

JEANNE SIDERIS-DiGIACOMO (ENHP) of West Hartford, Conn., head volleyball coach at Northwest Catholic High School in West Hartford, was inducted into the school’s inaugural Hall of Fame as its  first coach inductee. Sideris-DiGiacomo is a 2005 University of Hartford Alumni Athletics Hall of Fame inductee as well. She and her husband, David, have two daughters in middle school. 

 

1992

 

THERESA CASEY (M, BARNEY) of Columbia, Conn., was recognition by the prestigious Society for Marketing Professional Services, when her consulting firm, On Target Marketing & Communications, LLC, made history by taking the top-three places for feature writing.

 

MAURA HAMMICK (M, BARNEY) of Avon, Conn., was appointed sales manager of the Simsbury and Granby, Conn., offices of Coldwell Bank Residential Brokerage.

 

1993

 

CHRISTINE KOKERNAK SMITH (HARTT, M’99 HARTT) of Decatur, Ill., performed Vivaldi’s Gloria as well as several other seasonal pieces with Opus 24, a Decatur-based choral group.

 

1994

 

DAVID PRITIKIN (A&S) of West Hollywood, Calif., was appointed by Anonymous Content to head its Unscripted TV Division. Pritikin was formerly an Emmy Award–winning producer with the Discovery Channel.

 

1995

 

AARON M. FLYNN (HAS) of Lewisville, Texas, is an MFA candidate at the College of Visual Art and Design, Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas. His MFA thesis show, Peripheral Nature, is an interdisciplinary exploration of materials ranging from clay to video. Flynn plans to teach after graduating in May. 

 

Melissa Morris ’95 (Hartt) of Brooklyn, N.Y., was one of 50 educators worldwide chosen to compete for a $1 million award sponsored globally by the Varkey GEMS Foundation, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  The Global Teacher Prize, with international nominations numbering 5,000, is awarded to an exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession.  Morris, who teaches music at the College of Staten Island High School for International Studies, has already been honored this academic year with Wagner College’s Distinguished Educator Award and reached the quarterfinals of the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year competition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Morris ’95

 

 

Donna Festa ’96

 

Sagar Kurade ’06 (left) and Rajesh Mundra M’97 (right)

 

1996

CHRISTINA CONNORS (HARTT) of Greenwich, Conn., created and performed in A New Soul Song,which premiered with two live performances in November 2014. Through music, the production encourages children and their families to be kind to one another, while raising awareness on the issue of bullying.

 

MATT DUDACK (HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 

DONNA FESTA (M, HAS) of Bangor, Maine, and her work were featured as the cover story in Artvoices magazine (Winter 2014). The article focuses on a series titled Old Couple by Festa, a figurative artist.

 

SAGAR KURADE (M, BARNEY)of New Deli, India, reunited with classmate RAJESH MUNDRA M’97 (BARNEY) (right) of Valley Stream, N.Y., while the two were in Kolkotta, India. Kurade is the managing director at Suman Project Consultants. Mundra is a director at Allied Resins Chemical, which makes organic resins for plywood. 

 

NIKOLETA McTIGUE (M, BARNEY) of Old Lyme, Conn., was elected as a partner at the accounting firm of BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting and business consulting firm.

 

PAULETTE TROWERS-LAWRENCE (A’94 HCW, HCW) of Bloomfield, Conn., is the CEO and founder of CHEETAH™ Toys & More. She has written several children’s books, including some sing-a-longs with activities. Her company, which is part of the University’s Upper Albany Main Street Project, is sponsoring a UHart intern this year.

1997

JAMES “Jimmy” GREENE (HARTT) of Sandy Hook, Conn., released a new album titled Beautiful Life, a celebration of life in honor of his daughter, Ana Grace.

1998

 

JAE YONG KIM (HAS) of Long Island City, N.Y., had an exhibition titled Donut Rush at the Lyons-Weir-Gallery in New York, N.Y. 

 

SHANE SHANAHAN (M, HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 

1999

 

KEVIN BECHARD (BARNEY, M’02 BARNEY) of Bristol, Conn., was named instructor of business at Manchester Community College.

 

CHARLES FRAZIER (M, BARNEY) of Hartford, Conn., has been installed as chairman of the board of trustees of the Boys and Girls Clubs.

 

ERIC JACKSON (M, ENHP) of Sarasota, Fla., was named principal of Riverview High School in Sarasota.

 

ERICA SCHULTZ (A&S) of Edison, N.J., was interviewed on PreviewsWorld.com (March 9, 2015) in recognition of Women in Comics Month. 

 

2000

 

MARIN IRELAND (HARTT) of New York, N.Y., is currently appearing in the TV miniseries The Slap.  Ireland has also had a recurring role in the 2015 season of HBO’s acclaimed series Girls.

 

SETH McCLELLAN (HARTT) of Crete, Ill., has written, directed, and acted in a new film that was screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago, Ill., in October 2014. Creative Writing is a fictional feature film about the dreams and delusions of a community-college creative-writing class swirling into conflict. 

 

MAXWELL WILLIAMS (HARTT) of Hartford, Conn., is the new artistic director of Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in New Orleans, La. 

 

2001

Mary Abbott 01

MARY ABBOTT (A&S) of Littleton, Colo., was selected as a finalist for the Colorado Secondary School Counselor of the Year Award for 2014. Abbott has been a high school counselor for the past seven years in the Denver Public Schools system, the past six as the junior/senior counselor at the Career Education Middle College of Denver serving a high-needs population.

 

CHRISTOPHER BERGER (A&S) of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., was named principal of Smith Grove Elementary School in Central Valley, N.Y.

2002

LEE CARON (HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

2003

 

LAUREN FIRTEL (A&S) of Miami, Fla., is a public information specialist in the Office of Capital Improvement Projects for the city of Miami Beach, Fla.

MARK KATSOUNIS (HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 

MARCY GOTTERBARN WEISS (A&S, M’04 A&S) of Commack, N.Y., is the associate director of marketing at elite | studio e, a food-service design and consulting firm headquartered Farmingdale, N.Y. 

 

2004

 

KARL HUDSON (HARTT) of Orlando, Fla., and his vocal group, The Edge Effect, were considered for a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Pop Vocal category for their album Alphabet Radio.

 

JOSHUA SMITH(M HAS) of Farmington, Conn., had her poetic-surreal artwork exhibited at the Red Dot Fair in Miami, Fla.

 

2005

 

GENE KOSHINSKI (M, D’11 HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 

KEVIN VAN AELST (M, HAS) of Hamden, Conn., exhibited his photography in a show titled Searching for Sea Monsters at Cheshire Academy’s Kohn-Joseloff Gallery.

 

2006

 

RYAN BAUER-WALSH (HARTT) of New York, N.Y, has published his first book, Rusty the Rescue: A Book About Shelter Dogs, as an illustrator for Mutt-i-Grees® Curriculum. Bauer-Walsh is also a casting associate for Alison Franck Casting. He has completed production of Les Misérables with fellow alumna Amanda Stuart A’06 (HARTT) at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass.

EDA LLULLA (BARNEY, M’12 BARNEY) of Cheshire, Conn., has joined the board of directors at Acts 4 Ministry, Inc.  The nondenominational, nonprofit organization, based in Waterbury, Conn., supports the needs of families and individuals in financial distress, who may have lost everything to fire, flood, or other disaster.

 

ERIN TANUCCI (A&S) of Plantsville, Conn., has begun a career in law enforcement as an officer with the Granby (Conn.) Police Department.

 

2007

 

DANIELLE “DANI” BRYANT (HARTT) of Chicago, Ill., is the creator of the new Chicago stage show Worthy.

 

CHRISTINE DWYER (HARTT) of Brooklyn, N.Y., who recently ended her starring run as Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked, appeared in character in a November 2014 episode of Project Runway All Stars. The episode featured a Wicked-inspired couture challenge. 

 

DESIRÉE K. “DESI” ROBINSON (A&S) of East Elmhurst, N.Y., who is a health and lifestyle journalist, is currently focused on outreach, education, and advocacy concerning the relationship between health and human behavior and the role and management of health-risk behaviors. Robinson was invited to develop and moderate the 2014 Diversity Symposium at Kingsborough Community College, City University of New York. 

 

JESSICA FINE SOWALSKY (A&S) of Natick, Mass., has been promoted to educational technologist in the Educational Technology, Training, and Outreach Department for Information Services and Technology at Boston University. In her new role she supports 4,900 faculty in class, blended, and online with their technology needs.  


DANIELLE TURANO (HARTT)
of Brooklyn, N.Y., was chosen by the British YouTube sensation, JacksGap, to document her story in the Skype Collaboration Project as a violinist, Suzuki educator, and entrepreneur living in New York City.  The documentary was released in October 2014.

 

 Jessica Fine Sowalsky ’07

 

Danielle Turano ’07

2008

RYAN SPEEDO GREEN (HARTT) of New York, N.Y., is a finalist in the 2015 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. 

 

2009

 

ANITA GANGI BALKUN (M HAS) of West Hartford, Conn., showed her work in UPcycled Sampler, a Hartford Public Library exhibition mounted from December 2014 to January 2015 in the library’s ArtWalk gallery. Balkun uses recycled material to highlight extraordinary features and the reuse of everyday objects.   

 

TAMBO ADEDEJI BARROW (BARNEY) of Mattapan, Mass., has opened a restaurant, Bred Gourmet, in the Dorchester-Milton Lower Mills area of Boston, Mass.

 

JONATHAN CRANE (AD, HARTT) of Fort Huachuca, Ariz., has taken command of the 62nd Fort Huachua’s Army Band.

 

BURAK KONUK (M, BARNEY; M, CETA) of Indianapolis, Ind., has earned his professional traffic operations engineer certification from the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Konuk is a transportation engineer at URS Corporation in Indianapolis.

 

DOUGLAS LYONS (HARTT) of New Haven, Conn., is one of 46 established and emerging writers, composers, and lyricists selected to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals in East Haddam, Conn.

 

JACQUELINE A. ROCHE (HAS) of Minneapolis, Minn., in partnership with Pacific Standard, has published (Symbolia, February 2015) a piece of comics journalism she wrote and illustrated about fellow UHart graduate MARIA QADRI ’99 (CETA). The project is a three-part series about Qadri’s health quantification in her PhD research at Rutgers University and her personal reliance on health quantification as a type 1 diabetic.

 

Anita Gangi Balkun ’09

2010

 

SHELDON HENRY (HARTT) of Brooklyn, N.Y., performed the role of Big Moe in the musical Five Guys Named Moe, staged at the Kreeger Theatre in Washington, D.C.

 

KRISTA LaBELLA (HAS) of Colchester, Conn., has been selected to receive Bustle’s Upstart Award, given to recent art graduates who show great promise in their respective fields.

 

2011

 

MATTHEW CAMPISI (HARTT) of Cromwell, Conn., recently made his debut as the youngest director of the Wallingford Chorus.

 

CARLOS CARPIO (M, BARNEY) of Willimantic, Conn., was appointed territory sales manager of eastern regional sales by Dymax Corporation.

 

KENDRA EMERY (M, HARTT; GPD’12 HARTT) of Hartford, Conn., released her first album, Beautiful Mess, including nine original works for a combination of saxophone and electronics.  Her inspiration for this work arose from her past participation in the “Bang on a Can” summer music festival at Mass MOCA.

SHANE JONES (HARTT).

See JOSEPH VAN HASSEL ’13.

 

NATHANIEL PALMA (BARNEY) of Winter Garden, Fla., was chosen from thousands of “cast members” as a Walt Disney World Ambassador. In his new high-profile role, Palma  is responsible for hosting Disney Volunteer events, making appearances with Disney characters at community presentations, serving as emcee at park events, and recognizing fellow cast members’ achievements.

 

DIANNA L. ROBERGE-WENTZELL (D, ENHP) of South Windsor, Conn., has been appointed interim commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Nathaniel Palma ’11

2012  

LAUREN E. HILL (HARTT) of Portsmouth, N.H, has been signed by an agency and has worked in California for the past two years. She appeared in Dorian’s Descent at the MET Theatre in Los Angeles and has done work for ABC.

 

AARON KREROWICZ (AD, HARTT) of Hartford, Conn., has publish his second book, The Beatles & the Avant-Garde, about the Beatles’ experimental works. Krerowicz, a professional Beatles scholar and author, regularly delivers presentations throughout Connecticut.

 

LINDSAY MAKOWICKI (Barney) of Norwich, Conn., stands triumphantly in the middle of a shower of Super Bowl confetti after the New England Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX against the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Makowicki, who was representing Team Epic, a sponsorship and lifestyle marketing partner to iconic brands, managed a sweepstakes program for client Mars Chocolate.

 

DAVID J. RAPOSO (AD, HARTT) of Dartmouth, Mass., played the lead role in Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody, performed at the Santanders Performing Arts Center in Reading, Pa.  

 

 

 

 

Lindsay Makowicki ’12

2013

 

SEBASTIAN COLLETT (M, HAS) of Ashville, N.C., has been award a six-week residency at the Künstlerhaus Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria. Only one such residency is granted each year by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Collett is a 2013 graduate of the Hartford Art School’s international limited-residency MFA in photography program.

                                                                        

GEOFFREY ELLIS (M, HAS) of San Francisco, Calif., created a 1970s and 1980s photograph exhibition at the Brett Wesley Gallery in Las Vegas, Nev.

 

JOSEPH VAN HASSEL (D, HARTT) of Westerville, Ohio; SHANE JONES ’11 (HARTT) of Las Vegas, Nev.; MATT DUDACK ’96  (HARTT) of Akron, Ohio; LEE CARON ’02 (HARTT) of Fairfield, Conn.; MARK KATSOUNIS ’03 (HARTT) of Astoria, N.Y.; and SHANE SHANAHAN M’98 (HARTT) of Brooklyn, N.Y., performed at the 2014 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Indianapolis, Ind. The University had a strong showing at PASIC 2013 as well, when The Hartt Graduate Percussion Group performed “Angels” by STUART SAUNDERS SMITH ’71, M’73 (HARTT), of Gwynn Oak, Md., and GENE KOSHINSKI M’05,  D’11 (HARTT), of Dallas, Pa.; OWEN WEAVER (HARTT) of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Van Hassel, and Dudack performed.

 

2014

 

KAREN M. BALDWIN (D, ENHP) of Hartford, Conn., has been appointed superintendent of Ridgefield Public Schools.

 

ANNELIESE JANSSEN (HAS) of High Bridge, N.J., recently delivered a lecture at Wesleyan Potters in Middletown, Conn. 

 

 

WEDDINGS

 

  2003

Julie Reed and Brian Mascaro
’03
(A&S) were married on Aug. 1, 2014,
in Bristol, Conn., where they continue to
make their home.

 


 

     

 

2004

Kelly Powers ’04 (Hartt) and Mark Lomanno
celebrated their nuptials on Oct. 12, 2014, in
Boston, Mass. The happy newlyweds live in
New York City.

 

     

 

2006

Michelle Baratta ’06 (A&S) and Jason
Langley were married in December 2013
in Quincy, Mass.

 

 

 

 

 

Emily Holden ’06 (A&S) and Jason Cervone
are beaming on their wedding day in
May 2014 in West Coxsackie, N.Y., in the
scenic Hudson Valley. UHart alumnae
Michelle Baratta ’06 (A&S) and
Rebecca Neal ’06 (A&S) attended the bride.
The newlyweds call Boston, Mass., home.    

     
 

 

2009

Maria Sotiropoulos ’09 (A&S) and Chris Padilla ’09 (A&S) were married in August 2014 in Vineland, N.J.

 

Hawk Hatchlings:
Births and Adoptions

 

  1994

Robert Kudyba ’94 (Hartt) and his wife, Michelle, of New York, N.Y., welcomed their daughter, Fia Pelagia, on Dec. 14, 2014.

 

 

2001

Sharon Shtekler Penna ’01 (A&S) and her husband, James of Avon, Conn., welcomed their son, Benjamin James, on July 7, 2014.

 

 

 

 

2002 and 2004

Jennifer Scharf Orlinski ’02 (A&S) and Michael Orlinski ’04 (A&S) of Watertown, Mass., welcomed their daughter, Sybil Marie, on Oct. 10, 2014.