Former Faculty and Staff
Robert Ford Greene '54 published $20,000 in Tennis Lessons: Your Personal Coach, June 2006.
Harold W. Nash '54 published Brain Views: Essays on the Brain, June 2006.
Rita Devine '55 was named Honorary Volunteer Fire Department Member of the Wells, VT, Fire Department for her years of community service.
James Coe '58 retired from Rutgers University after 34 years in administration.
Bill Nicholson '58 won three gold medals at the 2006 World Senior Games at St. George, UT.
Jay T. Kearney '66 has joined the US Olympic Committee (USOC) as team leader, Endurance Sportfolio, Performance Services Division, Colorado Springs, CO.
Terry Ann Carbone '69 was appointed superintendent of schools for the Lockport City School District.
Walter Eaton '69 has retired from his position as assistant director of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.
Leland "Randy" Hamner '69/'78 retired from the US Army Reserves after 33 years of service, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development after 30 years.
Donald Murray '69 was named the USA Wrestling FILA Junior/University Person of the Year for 2007.
Thomas Sarkovics '70 was honored at Starpoint High School when the varsity baseball field was named "Thomas J. Sarkovics Baseball Field."
Lois A. Welk '71 was hired as director of new dance/USA, Philadelphia, PA.
Bonnie (Bleier) Connell '72/'86 was promoted to professor of mathematics at Monroe Community College.
Russell Martin '72 was a featured "Spotlight" in B&W (a fine art Black and White photography magazine).
Michael O'Laughlin '72 was named superintendent of Monroe II- Orleans BOCES.
Rocco Riti '72 was named Teacher of the Year in Yonkers.
Marie (Patten) Rumsey '72 was appointed to a one-year term on the SUNY Cortland College Council by Governor George Pataki.
Mark Turner '72 was named president of the School Administrators Association of New York.
Roberta Kocik Allen '73 retired from the Binghamton School District after 34 years teaching physical education.
Robert D. Bunnell '73 was appointed assistant vice chancellor for Health, Recreation and Sports/Athletics at Purdue University Calumet.
Rosemary Callard-Szulgit '73 published her fourth and fifth books, entitled Mind-Bending Math and Science Activities for Gifted Children Grades K-12 and Twice Exceptional.
Susan Hastings-Bishop '73 was named Ferris State University Woman of the Year for 2007. Lee Ann Westman, professor of humanities, in her nomination stated, "Dr. Hastings-Bishop's scholarly work on adolescent girls and camping supports women in recreation, and her many years of work in the Girl Scouts of America underscores her commitment to girls and recreation."
Peter Held '73, curator for the Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Center, received the annual CLAY award from the friends of Contemporary Ceramics.
John Faso '74 was the Republican candidate for governor of New York state in 2006.
Sandy Goss '74 won top honors in the recently concluded US Army Major General Keith L. Ware Journalism Competition. Editor of the monthly Northeast Journal, he took the first place award, Army-wide, in the Newsletters category.
Richard C. Vega '74 was appointed director of the City of Rochester's newly created Office of Public Integrity.
Craig Conway '76 was appointed to the Boards of Directors of Kazeon Systems Inc. and Unisys.
Mary-Lynn Gardner '76 received her license as a Mental Health Counselor in New York State.
Karen McGraw '76 was appointed Superintendent of the New Lebanon School District.
Steve Sheinbaum '76 was appointed vice president of Americas sales for Marshal Inc.
Sarah Miles Watts '76 published a new book with her husband, Thomas Bolam, entitled The Presidents on Film.
Elizabeth R. Agte '77 had three pieces of her jewelry featured in PMC Decade: The First Ten Years of Precious Metal Clay.
Willie J. Gilchrist '77 was named chancellor of Elizabeth City (NC) State University.
W. Robert Lewis '77 was elected to a third four-year term as District Court Judge of District 6-B in North Carolina.
Kevin W. O'Connor '77/'80 was named Eastern New York Regional Advisory Board Chairman for First Niagara Bank.
Mackey J. Tyndall '77 became the Physically Challenged (PC) Athlete World Champion after completing the 2007 World Duathlon Championships in October. He was selected as a Team USA member for the 2008 Olympic Distance Triathlon next June.
Nancy Wunder '77 has been named Our Lady of Mercy's middle-school director in Rochester. She has been with the school for 25 years.
Rocco Aiello '78 was named Adapted Physical Educator of the Year for 2006 by the Maryland Alliance for Health and Physical Education.
Charlie Logan '78 was named program director of KKLZ, Las Vegas.
Eugene H. Spafford '79 has been awarded the 2007 ACM President's Award by the Association for Computing Machinery.
James M. Garrett '80 founded Elements to Excellence Inc., a Fredericksburg, MD, based training and education company that focuses on team building techniques.
Robert Mladinich '80 published his second book on crime, Lethal Embrace.
John P. McEntee '81 was named a Super Lawyer in the 2007 Metro Edition of New York Super Lawyers magazine. He was recognized for his work in business litigation.
Stanley Van Gundy '81 was named head coach for the Orlando Magic basketball team, a National Basketball Association (NBA) team.
Jamie Foehner '82 accepted a position as director of marketing services with Entercom, Rochester.
Tim Gordon '82 was elected as the first Independence Party member to the New York State Assembly in 2006.
David McNamara '82 was appointed managing partner of the law firm of Phillips Lytle LLP.
Mary McCue Greene '84 retired in January 2007 after a 34-year career in the social services field, which included six years as a Child Protective Caseworker, 14 years as an adult protective services supervisor and 14 years as a child day care regulatory supervisor.
Lee Starr '83 started a local family youth sports magazine, Western New York All-Stars.
Philip C. Colby '84 has been named financial consultant and associate vice president of investments with A.G. Edwards and Sons, Rochester.
John Savino '84 has joined Citizens Bank N.A. as vice president and relationship manager in the business banking department, Rochester.
Gabriel J. Toubia '84 has joined TD Banknorth Leasing Corporation as a vice president, Burlington, MA.
Willie Baldon '85 is the nurse manager, third-floor long-term care nursing, at the Episcopal Church Home, Rochester.
Kelly Calabrese '85 has successfully completed 35 credits, 900 practical hours and 64 hours in post graduate studies in clinical nutrition. She is now a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist in private practice in Colorado Springs, CO. She holds a master's in sports medicine and exercise physiology and has been a personal trainer for the past 22 years.
Michael Seinberg '85 was appointed as new regional sales director for M/A-COM.
Ilene Strongin-Garry '85 received the 2006 Special Libraries Association's Factiva Leadership Award.
Charlotte Downing '86 was co-chairperson of Monroe Community College's 2007 Diversity Council.
Michael J. Holland '86 recently released his book Why Husbands Kill Their Wives and Boyfriends Beat Up Their Girlfriends.
James J. Whittle '86 was promoted to assistant general counsel for the American Insurance Association.
Patriceann Mead '87 is the artistic director for the Palomar College Campus and recently directed "Noche Havana," a South American Dance Tribute.
Ronald Milon '87 completed his PhD in adult and post secondary education from Capella University and was appointed dean of the Business Department at DeVry Institute of Technology, Long Island City.
Gregory Lefebre '88 was appointed chair of The College at Brockport's Business Advisory Council.
David M. Moran '88 is now the senior web editor for Hanley Wood e-Media.
Paige Prentice '88 was promoted to the position of vice president of residential and medical operations with Horizon Health Services.
Craig Stiles '88 received his professional geologist certificate from the State of Pennsylvania. He is with LaBella Associate P.C. of Rochester.
Kathleen Vaughn '88 joined Thompson Health, Canandaigua, as director of nursing for senior living services.
Susan (Scheidweiler) Carlson '89 was promoted to assistant professor of nursing at Monroe Community College.
John Schrenker '89/'97 was promoted to chief information officer at Lakeside Health Systems.
Andrew Cassani '90 is working as a pediatric oncology social worker at St. James Hospital, Leeds, England.
Leslie Wehner '90 was appointed assistant principal at the Brockport High School.
Meme Krahe Yanetsko '90 was elected Alumni Board chairperson of the Jamestown Community College Cattaraugus County Campus.
Dan Fichter '91 headed the Nike Indoor National Track and Field Clinic in Lanover, MD.
Terresa Ford '91 unveiled her new art traveling show entitled Compassion. She toured Florida and New York with her new works, which connect Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
Michael P. Giruzzi '91 was appointed the Hilton director of athletics.
Mark Merges '91 received his doctorate of education in leadership from Samford University, AL.
Kevin Nolan '91 recently obtained his real estate license and is selling real estate with Hunt/ERA Real Estate.
Cristin Finch '92/'99 was named coordinator of the Health Studies Program at Monroe Community College.
Kelly Goonan '92 obtained her personal fitness trainer certificate. She also is serving as the public health grant administrator at North Carolina A&T State University.
Erma Mawn '92 is the director of case management at the Episcopal Senior Life Communities, Rochester.
Karen Ogden '92/'04 was appointed to director of development at the Marrow Foundation, Washington, DC.
Daniel Perl '93 was promoted to police sergeant with the Town of Gates Police Department.
Antoine M. Thompson '93 was elected to the New York State Senate in the 60th District. He served previously on the Buffalo City Council.
Michael W. Cole '94 was elected to the New York State Assembly in the 142nd Assembly District.
Robert L. Wallace '94 was named president/CEO & executive director of Canterbury Woods Continuing Care Retirement Community.
Brenda Bartock '95 was promoted to director of program development for the Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe County.
Richard H. Jenks '95 had his work accepted into the "Brush Strokes & Land Marks: Contemporary Landscape Painting" exhibit at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn.
Nate Pritts '95 had his first book of poems, Sensational Spectacular, published in 2007. His second book, Honorary Astronaut, is due out in 2008.
Mark E. Schamel '95 recently became partner at Schertier & Onorato LLP in Washington, DC, and focuses his practice on criminal defense.
Jamie Weir '95, sports information director/operations manager at Michigan State University, received the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Rising Star Award for 2007. The annual award goes to a CoSIDA member whose service, dedication, energy and enthusiasm to the profession make that individual a "rising star" in sports information.
Al Campagna '96 has been elected president of the New York Medical Group Management Association. He is business manager of Greater Rochester Orthopedics.
Gillette LeVau Kempf '96, owner of Borealis Books, an independent bookstore in Wadena, MN, was recently elected to a two-year term on the Wadena County Historical Association Board. Borealis supports local and emerging writers primarily through a week-long writing event hosted by Gillette each November.
Michael Mellace '96, owner of Mama Mellace's Old World Treats, was a finalist for San Diego's 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award. The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce also recognized him as Entrepreneur of the Year at its annual awards dinner in March 2007.
Rory Butler '97 was promoted to associate professor of office and computer programs at Monroe Community College.
Violet Kokarakis '97 has joined Wall Street Financial Group Inc. of Rochester as an operations specialist.
Kevin F. Wind '97 recently received the Awarding and Celebrating Excellence (ACE) Award at Nixon Peabody LLP.
Steven M. Christy '98 was appointed to the mission field July 17 during a service at Grove Avenue Baptist Church in Richmond, VA, joining more than 5,100 other International Mission Board missionaries around the globe.
Eric J. Kingsbury '98 joined Lumsden & McCormick LLP as an accountant.
Michael Krueger '98 was named financial reporting manager at Ultralife Batteries Inc., Newark.
Adam Pitterman '98 was appointed sports information director for Eastern New Mexico University.
Mike Dockins '99 recently published his first book of poems, entitled Slouching in the Path of a Comet.
Heather Hedges '99 was appointed marketing communications manager at Ithaca College.
Charles A. Mitrano '99, Empire 8 Commissioner, was named one of the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America by the Institute for International Sport.
Karl E. Nielsen '99 graduated with his MS in elementary education from Nazareth College and an MS in educational administration from St. John Fisher.
Matt Piede '99 has been named senior account executive at Jay Advertising, Rochester.
Scott C. Benjamin '00 was hired as president and CEO of the Charles Settlement House, Rochester.
Erin Covey '00 was hired by KFBK, Sacramento, CA, as a radio news anchor.
Kim (Kellish) DeMonte '00 founded an internet business that supports local business. FindCNY.com was started two years ago.
Mary Jane DiPietro '00 recently published her book, The "Not-So-Nice" Birthday Party.
Ronald F. Satta '00 published the new volume, The Sacred Text: Biblical Authority in Nineteenth-Century America.
Tara Buckley '01 was elected to the Board of Directors of the Copiague Chamber of Commerce, April 2007.
John A. Cassin '01/'06 has completed two professional certifications, one as an Emergency Number Professional (ENP) by the National Emergency Number Association, a professional management certification for those in the emergency communications field, and as a Certified Emergency Manager by the International Association of Emergency Managers.
Carlnita P. Greene '01 completed her PhD in communication studies from the University of Texas at Austin and is now an assistant professor of communication and rhetoric at Nazareth College.
Eric D. Haselbauer '01 joined the law firm of Harter Secrest and Emery LLP as an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group.
Michael J. Huff '01 was appointed principal at Hamilton Elementary in the Kenmore-Tonawanda School District.
Josh Kirby '01 was appointed to the Boy Scouts of America's National Venturing Membership Committee, April 2007.
Lori Kolb '01 received Marion County's top education honor, winning the Golden Apple Teacher of the Year award.
Janice J. Figueroa '02 recently finished her MA in exercise science and sports management from Adelphi University. Also, the American College of Sports Medicine has accepted her research abstract for the 2007 ACSM Annual Conference. It will be published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.
Dean Welch '02, Sergeant First Class, is serving in the US Army in Iraq.
Kerry A. Blocker '03 was granted tenure at Brockport High School as a secondary social studies teacher.
Sarah J. Bradley '03 was hired as the special events assistant for the Miami Dolphins.
Salim Islam '03 is presently at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, as the assistant manager of publications.
Erick M. Crespo '04, who is currently studying film at the Conservatory of Motion Pictures, Los Angeles, CA, is featured at the Valley Film Festival in Hollywood for his film "Footprints on Sand."
Jeremiah Garrison '04 was hired as a drug representative for Merck Co. Inc.
Nicole Baldo '05 has been promoted to marketing assistant at Summit Federal Credit Union, Rochester.
Amy Jaus '05 was hired as a financial service representative by Rochester Financial Group.
Jason F. Land '05 received his MS in leadership in health care systems from the University of Rochester.
R. Michael Roggow '05 was promoted to senior associate, Assurance at KPMG LLP.
Shelli Ulrich '05 graduated with her MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester. She is now in the Risk Management Leadership Program with General Electric.
Yendi Phillipps '06 was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2007.
Julie A. Rossignolo '06 accepted a position at Rochester General Hospital, working in the Vascular Surgical area as a registered nurse.
Jennifer Lincoln '07 was hired as a fourth-grade teacher at Newark Central School District.
Jessica E. McLaughlin '07 was hired as the Weekend Meteorologist for KIMT in Iowa and Minnesota.
Miranda Vagg '07 was promoted to managing editor of The Journal Register, distributed throughout Orleans County.
Leslie E. Judd '79 married Pamela Keyzer, May 28, 2006.
Kevin McCrudden '86 married Alicia Jabbour, July 30, 2006.
Christopher Tiffany '96 married Alicia Eddy, September 16, 2006.
Kelly Cornmire '97/'00 married Stephen McNamara, August 18, 2007.
Julie Calkins '99 married Justin Murawski, June 23, 2007.
Zoe E. Krause '99 married Jason A. Frantz, February 21, 2007.
Josh Kirby '01 married Rebecca J. Morgan, June 9, 2007.
Kelly M. Leuer '01 married Tony Biscotti, May 12, 2007.
Patricia Sanford '02 married Brian Mallaber, September 9, 2006.
Matthew Wright '03 married Jennifer Simmons '03, May 19, 2007.
Roger Repard '06 married Sarah Stoffel '06, November 24, 2006.
Ilene Strongin-Garry '85 and husband Michael Garry adopted April Lauren, October 24, 2006, from Chongquin, China.
Gerald '89 and Sandra '89 (Sisk) Weimer welcomed a daughter, Miriam Grace, who joins siblings Melissa, 16 years; Philip, 13 years; Elizabeth, 9 years; Benjamin, 7 years; and Samuel, 3 years.
Malinda Brent '92 and husband Marc Heller welcomed a baby girl, Molly Kay Heller, November 29, 2006.
Ray '92 and Meredith Jacobs '90 welcomed Abby Rose Jacobs, May 9, 2007. She joins sister Sara Rae, 3 years.
Lori (Zukowski) Natiella '93 and husband Gerald Natiella welcomed son Noah Joseph, born February 27, 2006. He joins sister Page, 3 years.
Tracy (McKeever) Marron '94 and husband Thomas Marron welcomed daughter Hayley Paige on September 18, 2005.
Thomas '94 and Joy '95 (Koudella) McDonald welcomed a daughter, Kellyn Reece, born May 31, 2006, who joins brother Hunter, 4 years.
Brian Mundy '94 and wife Susan welcomed daughter Erin Elizabeth, January 24, 2006.
Jeffrey and Jacqueline (Ross) Sage '94 welcomed daughter Jenna Mae, June 21, 2006.
Paul and Rhonda (Donselaar) Carner '97 welcomed son Nolan Paul, November 27, 2006.
Dennis and Catherine (Colligan) Pynn '98 welcomed daughter Murphy Fallon, born May 14, 2006.
Sally (Barton) Dingee '99 and husband Dean Dingee welcomed their first child, Anna Harriet Dingee, June 2, 2007.
Kevin McLeary '99 and wife Christine welcomed daughter Leah Ann, December 18, 2006.
Danielle Bird-Roncone '00 and husband Mark Roncone welcomed son Vincent Joseph Roncone, November 15, 2006, who joins brother Dominic, 2 years.
Eric Lambalzer '00 and Cassandra (Rosh) Lambalzer '01 welcomed a daughter, Kaitlyn Mae, born November 2, 2006.
Shana (Yousey) Smith '00 welcomed son Nathaniel Christian, March 21, 2006.
Barry and Julie (Ulrich) Webber '01 welcomed son Jackson Thomas, July 28, 2006.
Tamsen (Laurer) Velazquez '02 and husband John welcomed a daughter, Mayla Marie, who joins big brother Caden, 2 years.
Harold H. Witters '32
Elma Prince '34
Dorothy E. (Whitney) Ashworth '35
Betty (Pease) Gray Ranger '37
June (Mumford) Burke '39
Ruth (Morris) Lieberman '42
Eloise (Monacelli) Soper '44
Betty (Connal) Ott Aldrich '45
Dorothy B. Breckon '46
Daniel R. Hamlin '46
Mary L. (Lercher) Ennis '48
Dorothy (Comstock) O'Brien '48
Jane (Willis) Korber '49
Charles J. Meder '49
Thad J. Mularz '50
Carol (Rees) Hansen '50
Mary Ann "Lou" (Potter) Martin '51
Martha (Dodd) Sentiff '51
Erminio Serra '51
George L. Hurtubis '52
Anthony Masiello '54
Elaine R. (Wright) Schilling '54
James M. Sharkey '54
Joanne (Vanetten) Weiskerger '54
France (Dapice) Davis '55
Patrick A. Draves '56
Jan (Cummings) Russett '57
Donald E. Lang '58
James T. Mount '58
Leonard E. Hiemenz '58
Jane (Tuthill) Runyan Palazzoli '59
Harry R. Sisson '59
Violet (Britz) Bennett '60
Frederick E. Dean '60
Thomas Garrity '60
Gordon Jewett '60
Adelaide M. (Wilson) Eckler '63
Ellen (Barter) Gangarosa '65
Charles Ames '65
Charles F. Messerich '65
Joyce A. MacDonald '66
Carolyn (Weed) Dean '69
Sharon A. (Williamson) Gibbons '69
Richard C. Gray '69
Deborah (Corcoran) Manahan '69
Richard L. Suhr '69
Jack C. Wolf '69
Karen (Prosser) Goerlich '70
Eric S. Green '71
Robert E. Nugent '70
Kay E. (Dale) Dean '72
Donna Landers '72
Carol Ann (Bunch) Tatar '72
Joseph A. Ulinski '72
Patricia A. (Ivison) Miller '73
Kathleen A. (Hennigan) Cuddahee '74
Susan L. (Szilagyi) Leaton '74
Mary E. (Murphy) Gordon '75
Peter T. "PK" Kamide '75
Ann Marie Heins '76
Thomas P. Cauley III '78
Mary Ann Waters '78
James M. Cretney '79
John K. Merendo '79
David C. Nettles '80/'84
Michael Corrigan '81
Mark F. Radcliffe '81
Elizabeth Gleason '82
Norma (Kingsley) Smith '82
Russell E. "Rusty" Burkland '85
Burton J. Greene '87
Lt. Col. James W. Doepp, Jr. '88
Valjeanne (Taylor) Reese '90
Mary S. Temple '91
Marilyn A. (Gutberlet) Rishe '92
Debbie J. (Houston) Tranello '92
Kurt J. Williams '94
Michael P. Arthur '00
Norma "Jerry" Rentsch
Robert E. Boozer, associate professor, Department of Physical Education and Sport, 1947-79
Albert Degroat, assistant professor, Department of Education, 1949-76
Elizabeth "Betty" Gennarino, wife of Ralph P. Gennarino, vice president for educational services emeritus, 1962-77
Miriam Hammon, librarian, Library, 1945-65
Dinesh C. Mathur, professor, Department of Philosophy, 1968-85
John J. Perry, dean of international programs, Department of International Education, 1971-2006
Edward O. Stephany, professor, Department of Mathematics, 1947-80
Donald Van Ess, professor, Department of Music, 1963-83
Irene Weirich, associate professor, Department of Health Science and Recreation, 1949-85
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