Condolences to Martha Scanlan Klima whose husband, Jim, passed away on June 16, 2018.
In Sept. 2017 Carolee Martelle ’63 ’89 ’97 and Jim Rallo traveled to Kenya and Tanzania, Africa. While in Kenya they visited the Ol Pejata Conversancy and saw Sudan, the world’s last male white rhino, before he died this year. They also saw the African Big 5 – lions, leopards, cape buffalos, rhinos and elephants, as well as the migration of wildebeest and zebras in Masai Mara, and many other African animals. In 2016 they traveled to Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands.
Shirley Will Matlock and her husband, Gary, celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary in May 2018.
Jamie McGuirk is working for the State of Maryland as a fraud investigator at the Department of Health in Baltimore.
Erin-Lee Hairston ’00 ’03 completed a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development and Change from Fielding Graduate University. Her research centered on philanthropic thinking, black philanthropoids, and Afrofuturism.
Kevin A. Wisniewski completed a Ph.D. at University of Maryland Baltimore County in May 2018. This fall he was appointed to a full-time teaching position in the English Department at the University of Maryland College Park. He currently serves as Managing Editor of the academic journal Textshop Experiments and serves on the editorial board of the book series Beyond Criticism published by Bloomsbury and the literary press Calypso Editions.
Angela Cerniglia Gottesfeld BSN, RN, CCRN is the Stroke Center Coordinator at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She works closely with various departments in the hospital to ensure patient safety and to educate on the signs of stroke. Angela oversees clinical case review, data collection, analysis, and reporting relative to compliance with standards for Stroke Disease Management. She returned to campus in April to give faculty and staff a presentation on risk factors, statistics, and symptoms of stroke as well as general brain health.
Christin Reuter ’06 ’08 has been selected to serve on the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Choosing Wisely Advisory Board. Choosing Wisely is an influential movement begun in 2012 to help patients engage in conversation with their physician to choose care based on evidence, necessity, minimal harm and best practices.
Jason Miller Cohen is the head men’s tennis coach at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif.
Lauren Schelts Abbott and husband, Eric, welcomed their second child, Owen Lawrence Abbott, on Feb. 27, 2018. Big sister Claire Marie, who was three years old on May 16th, adores her new baby brother.
Karen McGarity Olszewski is working as an associate chemist at McCormick & Company in Hunt Valley, Md. She received the Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University in 2015. Karen and her husband, Brian, welcomed daughter Alice in June 2017.
Megan Willig Kimmitt is the Creative Director for America’s Health Insurance Plans, a national political advocacy and trade association based in Washington, D.C.
Amanda “Mimi” Bory Tinkler was promoted to Executive Director at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation. She is the youngest executive director in the University of Maryland system. Prior to being named executive director, Mimi served as the Director of Communications and Philanthropy Services for the UM SJMC Foundation and Manager of Donor Relations.
Congratulations to Brittany Bangert who successfully ran in the soggy Boston Marathon last April. She writes that while crossing the finish line was so gratifying, “the worst was by far the three hours of shivering afterward. Never been so grateful for a hot shower, warm blanket and hot chocolate.”
Laura Ford Gustowarow received the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification from the HR Certification Institute. She works as a senior human resources manager at Secure Innovations, a cybersecurity firm providing top-tier solutions for the defense and the intelligence community.
Barbara Hartford was promoted to Chief Financial Officer of the American Urological Association effective May 1. In this capacity she will oversee the organization’s financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and reporting, as well as managing all tax and internal audit functions.
Victoria Wolfe Delle Grotti and husband, Vincent Delle Grotti ’11, are the proud parents of daughter Audriana born on Nov. 20, 2017.
Allison Humphries and Donald “DJ” Cuneo were married on May 26, 2018 on the beach in Fenwick Island, Del.
Nick Farano began participating in the Princeton AlumniCorps Emerging Leaders program last June. This nine month professional development program brings together 16 aspiring nonprofit leaders in D.C. to develop the leadership capabilities, management skills, and confidence to advance their professional contributions and accelerate their careers. He is the public relations and fundraising manager at the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington.
Hugh Hayes ’12 ’13M successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in chemistry at the University of Central Florida. The title of his work was “Advancements in liquid chromatography for the determination of polycyclic aromatic compounds in environmental samples.” He plans to return to the Maryland area to complete post-doctoral work at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Jake Quimby, Assistant Director of Communications in Stevenson’s Admissions Office, served as cochair of this year’s Baltimore Pride parade held in June.
Julie Mazer ’13 ’16M is a Unit Marketing Coordinator with Sodexo and is based on Stevenson’s Owings Mills campus.
Martina Lampkin ’14 is engaged to Capt. Franklin L. Kuzenski. The couple is planning a wedding for summer 2020.
In December 2017, Michelle Larkin began working as the Marketing Specialist for the National Mango Board in Orlando, Fla., where she focuses on digital marketing campaigns promoting mangos to U.S. consumers.
Myrna Malak passed the board exam to become a nurse practitioner, and transitioned from an ICU nurse at Christiana Hospital in Delaware to a cardiology nurse practitioner.
Kathryn “Katy” Puccio is pursuing a Master of Science in Library and Information Science at Drexel University and anticipates graduating in 2021.
Julia Tucker ’14 ’15M sang the National Anthem at the Baltimore Orioles game vs. the Boston Red Sox on August 11 before a crowd of more than 18,000 fans.
Guylor Hankins is a Regional System Consultant with Rittal North America.
Samantha Hauf is the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications for Campus Recreation at Towson University.
Monee Hill ’15 ’17M is working as an Associate at Morgan Stanley in Baltimore, Md.
Tyler Krug and Amber Hare ’15 were married on Sept. 24, 2017.
Peighton Perrone and Charles “Chad” Douty ’16 became engaged in June and were married on Oct. 5 at St. William of York Church in Baltimore, followed by a reception at Overhills Mansion in Catonsville. Peighton is the new business project coordinator for large group sales at CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Owings Mills, Md. Chad is a medical laboratory scientist at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, Md.
Alyssa Vance is a second grade teacher working in the Anne Arundel County Public School System. She is pursuing a master’s degree in education at Goucher College.
Kameron Fleming is a first year law student at the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Mo., which is ranked as the 18th best law school in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report out of 204 ABA accredited law schools.
Paul McCourt married Amanda Mullinix on Sept. 29, 2018.
Ashley Raup is attending Colorado State University where she is pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical science with a focus on assisted reproductive technology.
Lanie Swanhart is the director of marketing at South Mountain Creamery in Middletown, Md.
Courtney Aceto returned to SU and visited with juniors and seniors in the Career Development in Chemistry class, a course designed to help students get that first job. She shared stories about her career path and offered advice to the students.
Andrena Allen is enrolled in the master’s program at Southern New Hampshire University majoring in business administration with a concentration in music business.
In July, Sara Bollinger relocated to Kuwait for her work as a contracts manager with Vectrus, a global government services company headquartered in Reston, Va.
Destinie Burgan is a laboratory technician at Becton Dickinson in Sparks, Md.
Aishani Eggenberger-Lipschitz joined 30 other college-aged individuals this past summer on a 49-day, 4,000+ mile run from San Francisco to Baltimore in hopes of inspiring and uniting communities across America in the fight against cancer.
Ashlynne Grist is working in New York City as a category buyer for HelloFresh.
Harrison Linker is enrolled at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Cody Maddox works in the Point of Care Department at Sinai Hospital, and in June he was recognized by patients and co-workers in Sinai’s “Superstar” program, which rewards employees who demonstrate superior customer service.
Mackenzie Wieder began a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail on March 22, covering the entire distance from Georgia to Maine in one long hike. It can take months to hike all 2,190 miles of the journey. Each day she covered anywhere from 15 to 25 miles, often meeting other hikers but sometimes enjoying the solitude that the trail provides.
Giovanna Baisie-Arthur is enrolled in the master’s program at Loyola University of Maryland majoring in Clinical Professional Counseling.
Bryson Barksdale is enrolled in the master’s program at the University of Baltimore majoring in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
Alex “AJ” Bull is a technician specialist at W.R. Grace in Columbia, Md.
Jacqueline Caillouet is working as a staff accountant at Stoy Malone & Company P.C.
Krystal Carpintieri is working as a visual designer at Barcoding, Inc. in Baltimore.
Juliana Cochran is working as a paralegal in the Office of the Attorney General in Baltimore.
Sarah Cullison is working as the marketing director at Gramercy Mansion in Greenspring Valley.
Paige Cunningham is working as a sales intern at Element Fleet Management in Sparks, Md.
Kia Dickerson is a seventh grade math teacher working in the Baltimore City School System.
Michael “Mike” Edwards is working as a technical recruiter at Aerotek.
Melissa Galligan is working as a registered nurse at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in downtown Baltimore.
Recent Business Administration graduates Dan Halla and Monica Pozuc have joined Brotman Financial Services in Timonium, Md. Dan is a member of the firm’s insurance operations department and is responsible for performing client service functions related to the risk management portion of the firm’s financial planning process, including the coordination of underwriting for life, disability, and long-term care insurance policies. Monica joined Brotman Financial Group as an intern in Jan. 2018 while still enrolled at SU. Upon graduation last June, she accepted a position working in the firm’s investment operations and trading department, where she helps maintain the accuracy of the firm’s performance reporting system as well as assisting clients with online access. She is studying for the Series 7 Designation which will increase her responsibilities with the firm.
Chanierah Hatchett is pursuing a master’s degree at Towson University majoring in applied information technology with an anticipated graduation date in 2019.
Courtney Hottle is a social media coordinator at Marriner Marketing Communications in Columbia, Md.
Emily Iseman is a registered nurse working at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC).
Bijon Jenkins is working as an office assistant/ victim advocate at TurnAround, Inc. in Towson, Md. The organization provides counseling and support services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking.
Natalie Jones is working as a paralegal at the BWW Law Group, a full service law firm that specializes in representing the mortgage industry.
Meghan Loveless is working as a social media coordinator at Stanley Black and Decker in Towson, Md.
Megan Madigan is a first grade teacher at Dundalk Elementary School.
Andi Rexhollari is a staff accountant at Handwerger, Cardegna, Funkhouser & Lurman, a full service accounting firm in Towson, Md.
Tyler Reynolds is a technical specialist at the Apple Store located at Towson Town Center.
While a student at SU, Gerald Roman- Gonzalez designed a logo for the math department which is now featured on math jackets and shirts. The School of Design installed the logo as a vinyl decal on the door to the math collaboratory, which is a place for math students to meet with faculty, to study individually or in groups, or just to hang out.
Tony Rossi is a sales representative for the Class Produce Group based in Jessup, Md.
Last August, Amirah Russell started her career as a teacher in the Baltimore County Public School System.
Samantha Smith is a Junior Designer at Design B&B, a women-owned design and branding agency in Baltimore.
Lauren Spivey is working as the Marketing Director at the 1840s Plaza, a unique Baltimore venue located in historic Jonestown.
David Steinwedel is one of the social media coordinators at the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation. He is also part of the Winters Mill High School football coaching staff as a JV assistant offensive and defensive line coach.
Lacey Wancowicz is working as a registered nurse at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.
In September, Morgan McCluskey Wirtz began studies at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy and participated in the White Coat Ceremony, receiving her white coat and taking the Oath of Pharmacy Students.
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Jeanne Palladi Keller ’62 on March 21, 2017
Mary Patricia Tunney Young ’70 on Sept. 23, 2017
Concetta Stern Fantom ’72 on Nov. 26, 2016
Arlene Getz Solomon ’75 on June 4, 2018
Charlotte Howard Johnson ’79 on Sept. 6, 2016
Layne Kirtley-Hoover ’80 on June 6, 2017
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Rebecca Smith ’05 on June 28, 2018