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February 2017

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Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts announced that ANNETTE LEMIEUX (HAS) of Brookline, Mass., is the recipient of the 2017 Maud Morgan Prize, which honors a Massachusetts woman artist who has demonstrated creativity and vision, and who has made significant contributions to the contemporary arts landscape.  In her role as a senior lecturer on visual and environmental studies at Harvard University, she has influenced younger generation of artists for more than 20 years.  


PAMELA DAVENPORT (A&S), ’83 (HARTT), M’87 (HARTT) of Fayetteville, N.Y., coached Hoff-Barthekson Music School students in a series of eight Master Classes during the 2016-17 academic year.  A renowned performer and educator, the internationally-recognized cellist has been Chair of Strings of the Hartt Community Division for over 10 years.


PATRICK TANNOCK (BARNEY) of Southampton, Bermuda, has been inducted into the Company of Honorary Fellows of Bermuda College.  He began his academic journey at Bermuda College, and later became the first Bermudian to be inducted into the Barney School Hall of Fame (2011).  Tannock is managing director of the XL Group, member of the XL Leadership Council and president of the XL Foundation.   



Tannock, '82

The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has announced the addition of STEVEN CACCHIO (BARNEY) of Fayetteville, N.Y., as a new board member.  He is president and CEO of Champlain National Bank and has had a broad-based banking career focusing on community banking in upstate New York.


PATTI MACRAE (BARNEY) of Wethersfield, Conn., recently accepted a new role as executive director of strategic programs at Aetna.  She will be responsible for the delivery of transformative business initiatives on behalf of the Aetna enterprise, and successful client migrations resulting from acquisition and/or integration activities.  MacRae has been with Aetna for nearly 29 years.

In a special election February 28, DOUG McCRORY (BARNEY), M’95 (BARNEY) of Hartford, Conn., won a Connecticut State Senate seat.  He has previously served as a Connecticut State representative since 2004.  McCrory has spent his career dedicated to public service and education and is currently a vice-principal for the Capital Region Education Council.  

McCrory '88



JERRY KELLEY (BARNEY), H’09 of Madison, Wis., was the focus of a feature article that originally appeared on the PGA Tour web site.  The story focused on the 50-year old’s accession to the Senior PGA Tour after 21 years competing on the PGA Tour.  A self-described “Successful Journeyman,” Kelly won four Tour events and is 30th all-time on the Tour’s money list.    

JOHN “JACK” HEALY M (BARNEY) of Litchfield, Conn., was profiled in  He is serving in the temporary role as Berlin’s (Conn.) public works director.  A lifelong Litchfield resident, he was a selectman for four years and served on both the Board of Finance and Board of Education.  Healy was previously director of public works in Litchfield before coming to work in Berlin.


The Marworth Alcohol & Chemical Dependency Treatment Center in Waverly, Pa., named DOMINIC VANGARELLI M (A&S) of Jessup, Pa., president.  He has had a 22-year career at the Center and has contributed to such impactful initiatives as implementing day treatment/partial hospitalization and introduction of programs such as relapse prevention, acupuncture, music therapy and expression art therapy. 


Former UHart basketball standout and four-time NBA All-Star VIN BAKER of Durham, Conn., has joined the Texas Legends of the NBA’s Development League as an assistant coach.  He is joining the team through the NBA’s Assistant Coaches Program which is designed to help former players make the transition from athlete to coach.


“CNET RoadShow” interviewed ANDREA MARTIN (CETA) of Powell, Ohio for a discussion on her role as an engineer at Honda R&D North America.  Most recently, she has been responsible for Noise & Vibration on the new 2018 Honda Odyssey which came out this spring.  In the interview, available on YouTube, she mentioned her experience as a UHart graduate.  

ROBERT McCARRY (WARD) of Vienna, Va., is co-creator and co-host of the Disaster Dad podcast.  He among a group of five former volunteer firefighters who prepare families for emergencies, from diaper blowouts to hurricanes, by using their professional experiences and expertise, and humor.  The show is available on iTunes and Google Play, and at  
The Halliwell Sisters are coming back to comics and ERICA SCHULTZ (A&S) of Edison, N.J., is writing them.  She was featured as part of a “” conversation about the new series, her familiarity with the “Charmed” television show and working with artist Maria Sanapo.  



The Internal Nurses Association welcomed LORNA TAYLOR, RN, MSN (ENHP) of Charlotte, N.C. to their organization with her inclusion in the Worldwide Leaders in Healthcare publication.  She is a registered nurse who is currently an inpatient care manager at one of the leading managed corporations in the United States.  Taylor is responsible for the day-to-day process of acute care bed-day management.  


The Stamford (Conn.) YMCA has selected CLINTON HAMILTON M (BARNEY) of East Hartford, Conn., as its CEO.  A seasoned YMCA executive, his previous role was executive director of the Wilson-Gray YMCA Youth and Family Center, part of the multi-facility Hartford (Conn.) system.  In Hamilton’s five years there, he grew membership to 4,500.  


ROBERT SULLIVAN M (BARNEY) of Wethersfield, Conn., has assumed the corporate controller role at RBC Bearings.  He has been at RBC in an assistant corporate controller since March, 2016.  Previously, Rob was a financial planning and analysis specialist for defense systems at Sikorsky Aircraft Systems.

Hamilton '07
BRIAN REGAL (A&S)of Los Angeles, Calif., took an important step in his acting career when he received his SAG-AFTRA card.  He booked three national commercials last year and was featured in a supporting role in an independent film.  
Former Hartford women's basketball standout DIANA DELVA (BARNEY) of Stamford, Conn., is making her mark in the fashion world.  Founder and designer of Chelbe, Delva showed her collection at the Nolcha Shows during New York Fashion Week.  An emerging talent, she was tagged by “LaMode Expose” as one of the "Top 5 Designers to Watch" during New York's Fashion Week.  

VERONICA ZIEMBA M (ENHP) of Southbridge, Mass, was promoted to director of nursing at The Bridge of Central Massachusetts in Worcester, Mass.  She has been a nurse for 20 years. 

The work of ROHAN PATRICK M (HAS) of Monticello, N.Y., was on display in a multi-media exhibition titled “iTrails of (H.I.M.) Haile SelassieI.”  The exhibition was shown March 4-26 by the Catskill Art Society at the Laundry King in Livingston Manor, N.Y.  His work combines the new and old, merging technology with decades of old photos. 

ANNMARIE GOYZUETA (BARNEY)of West Hartford, Conn., has joined Leadership Greater Hartford as grant manager and development & membership coordinator. She was formerly employed by the YWCA and NCCJ. Goyzueta is currently pursuing her master’s degree in communication.  

SHENEL JOHNS (HARTT) of Hartford, Conn. joined the 59th annual West Hartford (Conn.) High School’s production of Pops ‘n Jazz for its March 16 show.  An emerging talent on the New York jazz scene, she has performed in such notable venues as Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola, Smoke, Jazz and Supper Club, and the annual Monday Night Jazz Series in Bushnell Park.  

Goyzueta '14

Johns '14


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 DEREK LITKE ’06 (BARNEY) of Windsor, Conn., and his wife, Laura, welcomed their first child, a daughter, Madison Anne Litke on February 22.  She weighed in at 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 ½ inches long.  Madison is the granddaughter of STEVE LITKE ’77 (BARNEY) of Windsor, Conn.