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Joseph Berger '15 is an adolescent psychiatric charge nurse at Arbour Fuller Hospital.
Reid Meier '15 accepted a full-time position with the Transportation Security Administration. He begins in August 2015.
Stephanie Mazzie '15 is a Registered Nurse at Cambridge Hospital.
Brianne Callan '15 is a production technician at FOX CT in Hartford, Conn.
Kylerr Bucano '15 became a site monitor at SoBRO Overall Economic Development Corporation in Bronx, N.Y.
Ashley Pierce '15 became an orthopedic trauma nurse at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga.
Emily Harrison '15 joined the procurement department at Wellington Management in Boston.
Vanessa Kelly '15 accepted a production assistant position at WHDH-TV Channel 7 News Boston.
Matthew Cocuzzo '15 is developing a website and mobile app called "nomo" (stands for "no more missing out") with recent graduates from Union College and Bentley University. The website and mobile app will serve as an event-based program for college communities
Megan Bernardino '15 is a Registered Nurse at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Mass.
Nicole McLeod '15 is an ABA therapist with Beacon ABA Services in Berlin, Conn.
Emma Mercier '15 is a Registered Nurse at Boston Children's Hospital.
Alyssa McCann '15 became a video investments assistant at Mullen Lowe in Boston, Mass.
Amber Caplan '15 began pursuing her master's degree in higher education at Merrimack College in July 2015.
Jaime Pimental '15 and Nolan Bernier became engaged on June 12, 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort. The couple plans to wed in summer 2017.
Michelle Currier '15 is a community health outreach specialist at Sacopee Valley Health Center in Porter, Maine.
Christina Wallis '15 began a position as branch coordinator for Sunrun, Inc. on June 22, 2015. She will be working from their Marlborough, Mass., office.
Caitlin Corkery '15 is a Registered Nurse at Mount Auburn Hospital.
Elana Aiello '15 accepted a position with the Justice Resource Institute as a residential counselor at The Susan Wayne Center of Excellence in Thompson, Conn.
Katie Daddona '15 accepted an ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapist position with the Institute of Professional Practice in Waterbury, Conn., where she will be working with preschool children. She will also be attending Central Connecticut State University this fall to earn her master's degree in psychology.
Bernice Potter '15 is a Registered Nurse at Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital in Boston.
Peter Machinist '15 is moving to Munich, Germany to pursue a digital marketing position with Travador.
Stephanie Halley '15 is a Therapeutic Mentor at YOU, Inc. in Worcester, Mass.
Alexis Evers '15 began a position as a level 2 teacher at the New England Center for Children on June 1, 2015.
Ashley Blye '14 is a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Norwood Hospital.
Stephanie Carlson '14 is a recruiter for Advantage Resourcing in Waltham, Mass.
Lindsey McAlpine '14 is a Registered Nurse at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, Mass.
Chris Hatch '14 is a senior staff accountant at Middlesex Savings Bank in Natick, Mass.
Tayla Hussey '14 began a new position at Massachusetts General Hospital in the operating room. She is currently completing a nine month training program to specialize in urology/gynecology OR service.
Kelly Oliver '14 is a Registered Nurse at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, Mass. She has been in this position since August 2014.
Danielle Ferguson '14 is a nurse manager at Edward Kennedy Community Health Center.
Samantha Young '14 has been accepted into the Master of Science in Human Services program at Northeastern University. She also recently accepted a position with Bright Horizons.
Jennifer Okwemba-Gilles '14 is a Registered Nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Ryan Smith '14 is in law school at Western New England School of Law.
Brian Riley '14 (CE) is a Sergeant Detective for the Boston Police Department.
Carol Bruce '14 is working for the Walt Disney Company.
Gregory Manly '14 interned with the Worcester Sharks ice hockey team and was recently asked to move with the team to California to help build the San Jose Barracuda brand. He will be part of the sales and marketing department.
Bridgette Valley '14 is a Registered Nurse at Florida Hospital Altamonte Springs.
Samira Malhotra '14 is working for Bamsi, a nonprofit human services organization that provides services to adults and children with various mental and physical disabilities. She is also starting a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse Educator Specialization program in the fall of 2015.
Michael Stefano '14 received a promotion at Beacon ABA Services, advancing from an Associate Behavioral Therapist to a Behavioral Therapist. He now coordinates services with other providers and works with families to assess new goals in addition to using applied behavioral analysis for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Sarah Giangregorio '14 is a Registered Nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA.
Jeremy Kittredge '14 moved to Washington D.C. to pursue a Master's Degree at American University. He also accepted a full-time position with the American Correctional Association as a Professional Development Specialist.
Molly Carr '14 is a Registered Nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is working on a medical floor and began this role in August 2014.
Alexandra Barrett '14 accepted a position as a Registered Nurse at Cape Cod Hospital on a Cardiac Step-Down Unit. She began this role in September 2014.
Maria Barreto '14 is a Registered Nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Kelly Ethier '14 is a Registered Nurse on a surgical trauma unit at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass.
Andrew Lavallee '14 accepted a full-time position as a fixed income operations analyst at Loomis, Sayles & Co. in Boston, Mass.
Samantha Coleman '14 is a Registered Nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She began this position in January 2015 and is on a cardiac and vascular surgery floor.
Linnea Carroll '14 is a Registered Nurse and has accepted a full-time position at Cape Cod Hospital.
Shannel Simonin '14 is a Registered Nurse at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Thomas Kobbs '14 was recently hired as a marketing intern for ReSource Pro in New York City to develop a podcast and be part of a new voice for the company as it restructures its message to prospective clients. He will also be blogging and sharing key insights within the insurance industry.
Heather Carrier '14 is a Registered Nurse on the Labor and Delivery Floor at Maine Medical Center.
Rose Will-Dowling '14 became engaged to Patrick Dowling '13 on December 13, 2013 and the couple married on December 13, 2014. On July 28, 2014, the couple welcomed baby boy Rylan Patrick Dowling.
Carlita David '14 is now a Registered Nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She also began a dual MSN/MBA program in March 2015.
Kelsey O'Donnell '14 is a leasing consultant at Equity Real Estate.
Molly Simon '14 accepted a full-time position with Boston Event Works.
Amanda Bouchard '14 moved to Dudley, Mass., in October 2014 and is working as a Registered Nurse at Pediatria Health Care for Kids.
Robert Williams '14 is working full-time with BayCove Human Services as the HR Coordinator.
Katherine Faughnan '14 is working at a nonprofit movie theater that helps people with disabilities find work.
Stephanie Jones '14 spent the summer working for Education First as a Recruitment Coordinator in Seattle, Wash. She then worked with international students as an Activity Leader in Beverly, Mass., before being hired as a Sales Associate for Go Ahead Tours, a division of Education First. In this role, she plans international tours for adults.
Sonya Teixeira '14 is a Registered Nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth. She began this role in October 2014.
Ilana Friedman '14 accepted a full-time position at Brandeis University as Program Coordinator in the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.
Gaby Dube '14 is doing freelance production work for MLB Network, the Tiger Woods Foundation, the Washington Capitals, and HBO. She works part-time as a social media content manager for Cal31.com, volunteers as a program associate for a DC based non-profit called Playing to Live, and maintains her position as a server at the Cheesecake Factory.
Jennifer Lundstrom '14 is a Case Manager at CODAC Behavioral Healthcare, located in Providence, R.I.
Teri Stanley '14 was promoted to the director of business development and tourism at the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce after working as communication/membership coordinator for six years.
Michael Pupkin '14 interned with two companies during summer 2014, Unlockable, which is a video game company, and Streambino, which has similarities to Netflix. Michael is now a digital coordinator for the client development team at Proskauer Rose LLP, a major global law firm. In this role, he maintains and updates the firm's internet and intranet sites and will be incorporating video into the sites.
Matthew Vailas '14 is an operations administrator and social media specialist at Orthocare Medical Equipment.
Nicole Walsh '14 accepted a Registered Nursing position at Boston Medical Center on a Trauma/Neuro Intermediate Care Unit and is also a nurse for Mansfield Public Schools.
Cody Jackson '14 traveled from August 30 to September 8, 2014 to Southeast Alaska on a photography/nature expedition with National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions. Upon returning from Alaska, Cody has begun his position as a specialist for Apple in Danbury, Conn.
Gregory Cayo '14 is assistant public relations account executive at Catalyst Marketing Communications, Inc.
Felicia Estrela '14 is a first grade teacher at Delphi Academy in Milton, Mass.
Lindsey Gallagher '14 is a behavior therapist for autistic children at RCS Learning Center in Natick, Mass.
Alec Marcucci '14 is a case manager at The Dwight House, an adult mental health facility located in New Haven, Conn.
Elton Silva '14 is a senior consultant for pharmacy operations at CVS Health Corporate Support Center in Woonsocket, R.I. In this position, he helps the company in an analytical role looking at how to better serve their patients with greatest needs.
Elizabeth Smith '14 is a Registered Nurse on a transplant surgical floor at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Sara Alexander '14 and Johnny Bizon '14 became engaged on September 22, 2014. They plan to marry on July 2, 2016 in Rutland, Vt.
Kristen Charpentier '14 is attending Bridgewater State University to earn a master's degree in special education.
Mackenzie Benoit '14 is a Registered Nurse at UMass Memorial Medical Center.
Christina Pugliano '14 is a Registered Nurse at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital.
Bridget McDonald '14 is a Registered Nurse on a pediatric floor at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.
Georgette Lewis '14 is a resident care director at Traditions of Dedham. She also hopes to enroll in Northeastern University's Master of Public Health Program in Urban Health.
Demetrios Kringas '14 is working at NCC Media in the sales and marketing department. The company is located in the Chrysler Building in New York City.
Tayla Hussey '14 is a Registered Nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Needham. She is working on a medical-surgical floor.
Shawna Welch '14 was accepted into the Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program at the MGH Institute of Health Professions. She began attending in fall 2014.
Kelly Breen '14 is a 3rd grade special education teacher for Boston Public Schools.
Julia Jacobs '14 is a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Hartford Hospital.
Hayley Lorge '14 is a Special Events Coordinator at the ALS Association Massachusetts Chapter.
Megan LaJeunesse '14 is a hematology/oncology Registered Nurse at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Monica DiStefano '14 is a 6th grade math teacher for Scituate Public Schools.
Luke Soccorso '14 is working with the Nantucket Police Department as a community service officer.
Jaimie Francis '14 is a practice manager for a large primary care practice in Scituate, Mass. She will return to Curry this fall to obtain her MBA. Jaimie got married on July 12, 2014.
Richard Capece '14 is working in the promotions and programming department at WEEI Sports Radio 103.7 in Providence, R.I.
Vitalina (Silveira) Andrade '14 is working at Health Imperatives as a sexual assault counselor and advocate for the Cape Verdean population. She also got married on June 1, 2014.
Chloe Ferrarone '14 is a production coordinator for MLB.com in New York City.
Samantha Valletta '14 is an account coordinator for Bender/Helper Impact in New York City. B/HI is a global marketing communications and public relations firm focused on current and future entertainment content, products, services, and technologies.
Aimee Lecompte '13 and Christopher Milone '14 got engaged.
Erin Reardon '13 is now a pediatric nurse at Boston Children's Hospital.
Joneiha Veiga '13 is a family partner for BAMSI Community Service Agency (CSA) in Brockton, Mass.
Brittany Bostrom '13 received the New Graduate of the Year Award from Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton, Mass.
Jessica Florentino '13 is a Registered Nurse at Boston Children's Hospital.
Paulette Zaniboni '13 is a clinical dental hygiene instructor and local anesthesia instructor at Cape Cod Community College.
Melissa Spillane '13 is a first grade teacher at Nathaniel Morton Elementary School in Plymouth, Mass.
Michaella Sheehan '13 got engaged to Hunter Iacoboni (former Curry College student) in November 2014. The couple plans to marry in November 2015. Michaella is currently a Registered Nurse on a surgical oncology unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland.
Tuzde Nazaire '13 is an implementation coordinator at Namely, Inc. in New York City.
Victoria Berkley '13 is a Registered Nurse at Cape Cod Hospital on an adult medical floor that specializes in oncology treatment and care.
Anne-Marie Powers '13 is a community outreach coordinator at NVNA and Hospice in Norwell, Mass.
Jon Marcel '13 is a public safety dispatcher in Natick, Mass., and has also been accepted into the Air National Guard.
Steve Nicholson '13 finished work as a production asssistant for Giada at Home on the Food Network in November 2014, and is now working as a production assistant for Cutthroat Kitchen, which also airs on the Food Network. Steve is also a regularly booked comedian at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, Calif.
Bianca Vecchio '13 is a third grade teacher in Waltham, Mass. Bianca received her Master of Education in Elementary Education from Curry College in May 2015.
Nicole Ellis '13 is a kindergarten teacher at Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy in Mattapan.
Garrett Goodman '13 earned his Master of Science in Accounting from Bentley University in 2014 and is now an assurance associate at PwC in Boston.
Patrick Dowling '13 and Rose Will '14 became engaged on December 13, 2013 and married on December 13, 2014. The couple welcomed baby boy Rylan Patrick Dowling on July 28, 2014.
Jessica (McClain-Jacobson) Hester '13 began working as a clinical trial assistant at Duke University Hospital with the Heart Failure Research Program in May 2014. She married long-time boyfriend Army Spc. Travis Hester in July 2013.
Carolyn McPartlin '13 is a Registered Nurse on the surgical intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Phil Cunningham '13 has been featured in an exhibition gallery in New York City for his photography work. Click here to take a virtual tour of his exhibition.
Nick Newman '13 is a production assistant at ESPN.
Matt Fitzgerald '13 is anchor of new Boston Herald Radio program "The Lede," which launched Thursday, August 21, 2014. Matt, who is a 2013 New England Emmy award winner, will lead the hour-long blast of news, weather, and traffic reports. Listen to the radio program in the mornings at 9 a.m., and catch up with the latest developments and analysis at noon on "The Roundup."
Brian Newsome '13 began law school at Seton Hall University School of Law in August 2014.
Jenna Perry '13 and Chris Collentro '12 became engaged on August 7, 2014 in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The couple met at Curry in 2009 and plan to marry the summer of 2016.
Nicole DiMatteo '13 was hired as a teacher's aide at Latham Centers, Inc., a residential school working with students with sexual trauma and Prader-Willi Syndrome. Nicole became engaged on April 29, 2014 and married Kyle Nordahl on June 13, 2015.
Alexia Vaun Hefflyunn '13 is a Business Analyst at State Street Corporation in Boston.
Jennifer (Masterson) Stevens '13 married Christopher Stevens on June 1, 2014.
Jason Radzevich MBA '13 was named chief financial officer at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth in May 2014. Jason earned his Masters of Business Administration from Curry in 2013. He is a Certified Public Accountant and was formerly employed by Boston Medical Center in addition to several public accounting firms.
Megan Frosheiser '13 is a Registered Nurse at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. She is in the New Grad Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and is working on a medical specialties floor.
Alicia Lemay '12 became a case manager at Easter Seals in Manchester, N.H.
Stephanie Melkus '12 became engaged to David Hashemi in June 2015 in Newport, R.I. Her bridesmaids will include Jennifer Brown '12, Danielle Troiano '12, Allison Goldstein '12, and Brittany MacInnes '12. The couple plans to marry in 2016.
Brendan Ryan '12 is a tech support engineer at EMC Corporation.
Kevin Riley '12 is an inventory analyst at Global Partners LP after working the past two years as a fund accountant for State Street Corporation.
Shawna Ferullo '12 accepted a position as a personal lines assistant underwriter with Quincy Mutual Insurance Group.
Debbie Poche '12 enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Simmons College. She is part of the May 2015 cohort and is excited to pursue this new career path.
Eric Anastasi '12 is the director of operations for the Greenville Drive, an affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. He started working for the Drive right after graduating from Curry, and he currently lives and works in Greenville, S.C.
Donald Maida '12 is a Registered Nurse in the emergency department at Nantucket Cottage Hospital. He began this position in October 2014.
Kyle Berliner '12 was began medical school in July 2015.
Olivia Mahoney '12 is a Registered Nurse in the Tufts Medical Center Neuro Intensive Care Unit. She currently resides in Braintree, Mass.
Brittney Accavallo '12 is a Registered Nurse in the NICU at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Courtney Russo '12 is working in the dean's office of the School of Engineering at Tufts University. She specifically works with the Center for STEM Diversity as the lead administrator while also handling the department's budget.
Daniel Rubin '12 is a master pathology RCM software and auditing specialist at HistoPathology Services. He is a cancer survivor and an active career counselor at the Gen Y Networking group in Chatham, N.J.
Andrew Rezendes '12 graduated from the police academy in June 2014 and is now a police officer at MassBay Community College.
Katie Bouchie '12 is a Registered Nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital and is getting married in January 2016.
Nicole Capone '12 became engaged to Robert Dalle-Molle '10 on May 10, 2014.
Jessie Koffman '12 was named Head Women's Lacrosse Coach at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA in August 2014. Koffman previously coached at Dedham High School, leading the squad to 17 wins during three seasons (2012-2014), including qualifying for the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Tournament for the first time in program history during the 2013 season.
Vincent Reiss '12 is the assistant recruiting coordinator and offensive line coach for the University of La Verne. He is also working toward a master's degree at ULV.
Shana Petriello '12 graduated with a Master's in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, earned her certification as a Health Education Specialist, and accepted an associate case manager position at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston's Seaport District.
Nathaniel Greene '12 graduated from UMass Amherst with a master's degree in secondary education with history as a content area in May 2014.
Brittany Howe '12 is a Behavioral Health Coordinator at South Shore Medical Center in Norwell, MA.
James Graziano '12 graduated from the Plymouth Police Academy on February 7, 2014 and is working for the town of Sherborn, MA.
Kristen Rego '12 is a Registered Nurse at Tufts medical Center. She is working on the Cardiomyopathy Unit.
Greg Gough '11 transferred to the Burlington, Mass., Police Department in June 2015 after working as a patrolman in Farmington, NH for three years. He is enjoying his new role as patrolman for the Burlington Police Department.
Michaela Gaffney '11 began a new career journey as a travel Registered Nurse. She works primarily in emergency rooms and has so far traveled to Louisiana and Long Island, N.Y.
Amanda Baker '11 moved to Rhode Island and works at Ruggieri flooring as a design consultant.
Lauren Fontaine '11 began working at Monster.com as a campaign manager in February 2015.
Kenneth Friedman '11 is an application sales representative at Oracle Corporation.
Ashley Fitzgerald '11 and Shane Geib '12 married in May 2015. Ashley is a nursing major from Arlington, MA and Shane is a Corporate Communication/Business Management graduate from Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada.
Marvin Montes '11 is owner of music publishing company Esemai, LLC. He is also part owner of Esemai Music Studio in Avon, Mass.
Peter Harding '11 is an assistant teacher for 3 year olds at a Head Start Program in Syracuse, N.Y. On April 9, 2014, Peter became engaged to Maria Rios.
Zachary Gross '11 passed the first step of the United States Medical Licensing Examination. He moved to Miami in September 2014 to start cardiology rotations at University of Miami School of Medicine and then to Los Angeles in October 2014 to complete a year of rotations at California Hospital Medical Center before applying for numerous residency programs in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Lisa Dorsey '11 became engaged to Marc DiFava '12 on July 23, 2014.
Jennifer Puccio '11 married Shane D'Ascanio on September 21, 2013 and they welcomed their first daughter, Camille Marie, on April 19, 2014.
Erika Kuzmicz '11 was hired as account executive for media relations at Ogilvy Public Relations in New York City in June 2014.
Sofia Koon '11 is an account executive at at PAN Communications, working specifically in the technology practice with mobile app, mobile payments, and cloud platform/storage companies.
Dennis Void '11 and Nicole Baker '11 became engaged on March 15, 2014. They met at Curry in February 2010 and have two children, Mya and Devin.
Mary O'Sullivan '10 married Michael McCabe in February 2015. She was also promoted to area coordinator at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., where she now manages the two largest residence halls on the Downcity campus.
Brittany Capozzi '10 became a copyeditor, marketer, and receptionist at Boston Neuropsychological Services located in Needham, Mass.
Angela (Lesure) Lorusso '10 is a staff education instructor for Milford Regional Medical Center.
Kaitlyn Boyle '10 welcomed daughter Aurora Elizabeth on February 22, 2015.
Angela (Grimaldi) Sartell '10 married William Sartell on August 9, 2014.
Mary O'Sullivan '10 completed her master's degree in Literacy Instruction in December 2013 and began working at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., as a Residence Director in March 2014.
Ashley Ruokis '10 moved to Canton, MI three years ago to pursue a career with Attorneys Title Agency, LLC as an account executive. Ashley services the retail team, working with lenders, realtors, and builders selling and marketing title insurance. She works out of the company's two corporate offices in Michigan.
Zachary Day '10 graduated from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy and was sworn into the Pawtucket Police Department on December 18, 2013. He was ranked 11th in the academy class and was pinned by his father, Fredrick Day.
Krista Selnau '09 was appointed to the Arkansas Bar Commission on Diversity of the Arkansas Bar Association for the 2015-2016 term. The purpose of the Commission is to address the opportunities and challenges for encouraging and increasing diversity within the Association, within the legal profession, and the legal system generally in Arkansas.
Andrew McLean '09 is working as a regional sales director for Boston Mutual Life Insurance.
Ryan Edwards '09 is working at a technology company in Burlington, Mass., as the first sales rep in company history. Previously, he worked in sales at NetProspex.
Will '09 and Kimber Garten '10 welcomed son Liam Garten on August 27, 2014. (photo).
Rachel Scharf '09 is the director of recruitment at Northwestern Mutual in New York City. In this position, she will focus on recruiting career changers to become financial and wealth management advisors.
Sarah Bruce '09 is a Registered Nurse at Harvard Vanguard in Chelmsford, Mass.
Tracy (Shapiro) Sharpe '09 transitioned from a career in television to a career in special education. She is currently employed at a school for children with special needs, but will be working with preschool students throughout the summer and the 2014-2015 school year.
Lyndsey Ferreira '09 and Jeremy Hmura '09 became engaged on March 1, 2014. The couple met during their freshman year at Curry. Jeremy is the controller for Old Neighborhood Foods located in Lynn, Mass., and Lyndsey is working at commercial real estate firm Colliers International Boston as a senior administrative assistant/marketing assistant.
Stephanie Argyropoulos '09 was named program manager of the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston in March 2014.
Giancarlo LaGreca '09 is project coordinator at Bridgewater Associates. Bridgewater Associates is the world's largest hedge fund and is located in Westport, Conn.
Sayde (Nazario) Drew '08 received her master's degree in school psychology and is now working as a therapist at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders. In August 2014, she married Joseph Drew.
Daniel Earle-Haddad '08, Paul Carroll '83, and Stephen Tagarelis '09 (L-R) are pictured with their 2013 Red Sox championship rings. All three work for New England Sports Network (NESN).
Robert Nash '08 was promoted to the head of his department at Ad Masters in Dallas, TX. He is now the director of marketing, overseeing and planning all ad campaigns for the company's clients. This fall, Robert will begin work on his Masters of Divinity at Liberty University.
Jeff Sullivan '08 was promoted to senior associate of global markets security operations at State Street in Boston.
Karin Ariniello '07 is an intake manager at South Shore Early Education.
Alexander Savioli '07 and Laura Pircio '06 got married this year in front of friends and family. The couple, pictured on the left, celebrated with numerous other Curry alums, including those pictured on the right, Chandler "CJ" Metz '08, Pat Leonard '07, Amanda (Metcalf) Leonard '05 as well as (not pictured) Denise Galvin Jeffrey '06 and Stefanie Bianchi Hoeg '08.
Meghan Drottar '07 MSN '12 graduated in 2012 with her Masters in Clinical Nurse Leadership. She is now working in the Intensive Care Unit at Milton Hospital and recently became a clinical instructor for Curry College sophomore students.
Tim Bausch '07 has won his third Emmy for his work at MLB Network, this time with the Technical Team of MLB Tonight. Tim is a Senior Graphics Operator at MLB Network.
Joseph Morabito '06 wrapped production on a new series for TLC called "Answered Prayers," produced by United Artists Media Group. The series will premiere on Sunday, July 26. Joseph started a new venture with Uncle Toad's Media Group production managing three shows: "Red Bull Hart Lines" in Detroit, Mich.; "Vans Warped Tour" in Pamona, Calif.; and "Vans U.S. Surf Open" in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Tricia Reinhart '06 and Jonathan Reinhart '05 welcomed their first child, daughter Catherine Ann, on February 4, 2015. Tricia writes, "she already has a collection of Curry College onesies!"
Kristen Tobin Buckner '06 married Chris Buckner in October 2014.
Kevin Begley '06 is program director of Connecticut-based radio stations Star 99.9 and 95.9 The FOX. He also has an afternoon radio show on Star 99.9 out of Bridgeport, Conn.
Kaitlyn O'Connell Rodriguez '05 was promoted to vice president for administration and member relations at the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICUM).
Kristen Salera '05 went on to receive her Masters in Criminal Justice from Suffolk University and is now an investigator at the Office of the Attorney General Public Protection and Advocacy Bureau. She recently investigated her first case, which took place in Hadley, Mass. Read about the case here.
Nicholas Crea '05 and Raquel (Kan) Crea '05 welcomed their first child, daughter Mackenzie Emerson Crea on November 19, 2014.
Veronique Saint Clair '05 is a triage nurse at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Medical Center in Boston, Mass. She has been in this role since 2009.
Lindsey Crowell '05 graduated medical assistant school and is now working for Summit Medical Group. She also got engaged on June 14, 2014 and plans to marry in August 2015.
Jeffrey Kalison '05 graduated from Montclair State University with his Masters of Business Administration in May 2014.
Christopher Roberson '05 married Lisa Cushing on May 9, 2014 in Woburn, MA.
Katharine Panza '04 began working for the Walt Disney Company.
Michael Topping '04 MCJ '06 married Kimberly Kurtzke on December 5, 2014. He is currently a police officer in Lynnfield, Mass.
Kristi Coyne '04 celebrated her 10th year of teaching at the Curry Early Childhood Center at Curry College.
Robert Winter '03 welcomed third child, a daughter, in November 2014. He is also celebrating his 8-year anniversary with State Street Corporation.
Michael Day '03 has been an active duty service member in the United States Coast Guard for the past eight years. He currently resides in the New York City area with his wife of six years and their 1-year-old son.
Joseph O'Connor '03 was sworn in as the Town of Concord's new police chief on June 2, 2014. O'Connor worked for the MBTA Transit Police Department for 24 years and has also worked for Winchester and Dennis, Mass., police departments.
Kimball Stanwood '02 and his wife welcomed their third child, Mariann Grace Stanwood, in March 2014. She joins brother Mac and sister Maddy. They are living in York, Maine.
Anthony Yannuzzi '02 became engaged to Katie Faro on July 21, 2014. Katie is a Registered Nurse from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. They plan to marry over Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
Nicole Bello '02, head coach of the Curry College Cheerleading team, led the team to victory at the NCA Collegiate National Championship on April 11, 2014. The cheerleaders came in 4th place in the competition, beating their rival, Endicott College, by three spots. This is the farthest the team has come in the history of Curry Cheerleading.
Joseph Newman '01 is a Captain in the United States Marine Corps (USMC). He is married and has a daughter. He and his family currently reside in New York City
Robert Wilde '01 accepted a new position in 2014 as a commercial lines account manager with NorthStar Insurance Services in Needham, Mass. He also recently became a licensed producer of insurance.
Nicole Marino '01 is a nationally published photographer living in Napa Valley.
Richard Allison '00 has two children, a son who was born in April 2010, and a daughter, Mia Marie Allison, born on December 4, 2012. He writes, "Wow, time flies. God bless my fellow alums from the class of 2000."
Ellen Mitchell '00 was awarded the 2014 Student Achievement Award from the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) and the Health Information Technology Program at Labouré College. The MaHIMA Student Achievement Award recognizes a Health Information Management student for her/his academic achievements, demonstrated leadership, and high ethical and moral values.
Rick Collins '99 is helping build out the political services division of Propel Marketing, a national digitial marketing firm based in Quincy. He lives in Abington with his wife and 3-year-old son.
Jody Koch '98 celebrated the birth of her first child, daughter Maris Amelia, on January 29, 2015.
Adam Rothenberg '98 is celebrating the 5th anniversary of his entertainment website, 'Call Me Adam,' where he publishes interviews with artists and performers. Interviewees include Olivia Newton-John, Linda Eder, Megan Hilty, George Takei, Chris Botti, and many more. He also has an online radio show called 'It's Showtime with Call Me Adam,' where he encourages people to pursue their dreams.
Chevalier Daniel C. Boyer '97 had his work The Jalopy Idol published in the July 16 edition of the Duluth News Tribune.
Joshua Burnie '96 is attending Norwich University to obtain his Master of Science in Information Security & Assurance (MSISA). He will graduate in 2016.
Andrew Berlack '96 was promoted to lieutenant of operations of the West Sector with JBM Patrol and Protection Corp., Minneapolis Division.
Lisa Swedock '95 is working at Kay Jewelers in Leominster, Mass., and her husband Peter Swedock '95 is working at software company Liquid Pixels as a systems administrator. They have two sons, Nick who is attending Boston University this fall, and Alex who is entering his senior year of high school with plans of a career in fashion and design.
Carrie Sonne '95 married Shane O'Reilly on May 30, 2015.
Jeff Manning '95 published a Manning genealogy book that includes generations from 1580 to present. Jeff is currently working as a special educator at Grafton Public Schools.
Justin Margadonna '94 is living in the St. Louis area with his wife and two children. He is a high school English teacher in addition to the advisor for the high school's drama club.
Gavin Spittle '93, Vice President of CBS Radio Dallas-Fort Worth, shared news that the company's sports station 105.3 FM The Fan became the top sports station in Dallas/Fort Worth for the first time in its history.
Wendy Savarese '93 received her MSN in Nursing Management, Policy and Leadership from Yale University in 2012.
Robert Levine '92 started his own business as an independent travel agent, specializing in the travel needs of special needs travelers, little people, and the entire travel market. He is a certified Accessible Travel Advocate.
On a recent trip to Los Angeles, Tasha Bracken '92 (right) and Caron Boyajian '92 (left) ran into classmate John Wolk '92.
Sarah Erlandson '92 celebrated her one year anniversary of owning/operating a Victorian style tea room (serving high tea by reservation) located in Walpole, Mass. The tea room is located inside of her vintage rental and gift shop, Fancy That, and has been featured by the Boston Globe.
Tasha Bracken '92 was awarded the New England National Association for Catering and Events' (NENACE) 2013 Event Professional of the Year Award. Additionally, Tasha's company, SD Events, has received the 2013 Wedding of the Year Award. Read full article here.
Bryan Ryder '92 has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for his work at ESPN by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He has been nominated for the Outstanding Live Sports Series Award for his work with ESPN College Football (ABC/ESPN) and the Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction Award for the NFL Draft (ESPN).
Daniel Theobald '92 is an associate lecturer in the Science & Math department at Curry College and a teacher naturalist at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Sharon, Mass.
Anita Ferullo-Capozzi '91 left Revere Public Schools after 23 years of service in the special education field. She is now employed at Shore Educational Collaborative as an IEP coordinator/liason. She and her husband Michael reside in Danvers, Mass.
Joseph Sullivan '90 was named news director for WXXV-TV, FOX affiliate in South Mississippi, where he has been a news anchor since September 2013.
Kyle Lawrence '89 is the Director of Sales at A+E Networks in Chicago, Ill.
Jennifer Leonard '88 is a paint instructor for Wine and Design in Warwick, N.Y., as well as a freelance artist. She and her 10-year-old son live in rural New Jersey.
Maura Ziegler '88 is a Massage Therapist in Quincy, Mass.
Karen Maglio '88 married Jonathan Henry on September 20, 2014 in Horseneck Beach in Westport, Mass.
Paul Clerici '87 authored Boston Marathon History by the Mile, his second book published by The History Press. After running the Boston Marathon 23 times and covering it for nearly 30 years for different newspapers and magazines, he decided to write the book, which features stories, anecdotes, and histories of the course and communities along it. Paul is pictured (center) with four-time NYC Marathon winner Bill Rodgers, left, and two-time Grandma's Marathon Winner Dick Beardsley, right.
Timothy Cavanaugh '87 is building a youth football education program for the New York City Lions Youth Football League called 'Run to Daylight.' Timothy recently received the Anchor Award for Excellence in Service to Humanity from his alma mater, Holy Cross High School. He is currently an executive director for Japan's largest bank, and has four daughters and one son.
Susan Reynolds Pergola '87 moved to Cape Cod.
Stephen Palmerino '87 opened his own tax practice in Saugus, Mass.
Heather Holm Waite '85 has a son, Corey, who is attending Curry. He just completed his freshman year and is a member of the Curry College Baseball team.
Glynnis (Diskin) LaRosa '83 completed her Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) in May 2014 from Framingham State University. Glynnis also recently passed her specialty area board certification exam and is now an Advanced Public Health Nurse-Board Certified (APHN-BC).
Caryl Quinn '82 moved to the Richmond, Va., area 23 years ago. She and her husband have two daughters, Emily and Natalie. Caryl currently works as a political event coordinator and fundraiser for local candidates.
Jeff Henel '81 joined management consulting firm Sagin, LLC as managing director & partner. He was also appointed to the firm's Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Sagin, headquartered in Chicago, Ill., provides CFO advisory, enterprise risk management and IT managed services. Jeff is responsible for the Detroit area market and continues to reside in that area as well.
Dick Lancaster '80 (pictured, left) ran into classmate Rick Padula '80 (right) at a recent Bowdoin-Colby football game at Colby College. Rick's son was a senior captain on the football team for the 2014-2015 school year. Dick's daughter, Jordan Lancaster, is a graduate from the Curry College class of 2013 and was featured in the Boston Globe when they highlighted Massachusetts colleges that offer an Education degree.
Richard Padula '80 is president and minority owner of Gencorp Insurance Group with locations in East Greenwich, Middletown, and Wakefield, R.I., as well as Mansfield, Mass., and St. Thomas in the Caribbean.
Rick Polson '80 recently published a book titled Making a Superstar Company, which is designed to help small business owners organize their advertising and marketing. The book covers a range of topics including surveys, radio, trade shows, websites, email marking, and many more.
A group of alumni from the late 70s and early 80s get together annually to play golf and catch up. This year, the group had their golf outing during the same weekend as Homecoming and Family Weekend at Curry, and some of the gentlemen were able to stop by the Alumni House for their reunion reception. Seated from left to right: Jim Krebs '79, Steve Connolly '80, Tom Alcott '78, and Joe Shadduck '79. Standing from left to right: Bob Smith '78, Bob Connelly '75, Karl Fogel (Curry Basketball coach in the late 70s), Mark Moroney '80, Joe Kelly '78, Paul Ellis '79, Steve Matthews '80, Joe Noonan '79, John Scollins '79, Nick Lettire '79, Fran Mills '78, Bob Roast '79, Joe Keaney '79, Brian Forbes '79, and Dave Berthiaume '80. Thank you to Brian Forbes for the photo!
Kathy Hunt '79 is the chief operating officer for The Arc of Blackstone Valley in Pawtucket, R.I.
Linda (Clapp) Rankin '76 is a photographer specializing in elder care photos as well as an artist in acrylics.
Heidi Webb '79 is the founder and principal attorney of Divorce Consultations.
Mark Snyder '76 is a columnist for the Stoughton Journal and conducts celebrity interviews for the PMP Network. He also runs the group "Sandwich News" on Facebook, which has over 900 followers.
William Nelson '76 is semi-retired and living in Las Vegas. He is currently a Medical Career Specialist for Pima Medical Institute.
Sam Shutts '76 retired as CEO of RescomLLC.
Sam Savage '75 is a principal technical support engineer at Zensar Technologies in Westboro, Mass., where he is responsible for backend support of all EMC, NetApp, Sun and StorageTek disk arrays.
Randy Kupferberg '74 and Judith Corey Kupferberg '74 celebrated their 40th anniversary in June 2015. The couple has two daughters, Melissa and Laura. Judy is retired from the Plymouth school system and Randy is still the CFO at Mass Tank, a steel storage tank fabricator in Middleboro, Mass.
Nell Keif '74 is a teacher in New Hampshire. She and her husband Barry recently became first time grandparents to twin girls on May 17, 2015.
Steven Cardinale '74 is a branch broker in Beaver Creek, Colo., where he manages six offices, 40 brokers, and sells with Slifer Smith and Frampton Real Estate. He was a school teacher for five years and has been a real estate broker for 36 years now.
William Cooper '73 is retired from the United States Postal Service. He is a 3rd degree Knights of Columbus and a six-year cancer survivor.
Dr. Robert Stanton '73 will retire as executive director of the Lamoille Area Professional Development Academy in June 2015 after a 42-year career in Public Education. He and his wife Pam enjoy spending time with their two married sons and their families, which includes 4 precious grandchildren. Bob is a PSIA certified ski instructor and last summer, he wrapped up his senior baseball career with the Montpelier Monties by playing in two games at Double Day field in Cooperstown, NY.
Lois Chick '73 is working for Long Branch Public Schools in New Jersey as a medical secretary for the district head nurse. Lois is also on the road to recovery from a year and a half battle with breast cancer. She says, "Positivity is key" to recovery. She sends her best to all of her classmates from 1973.
Tom Butler '73 celebrated his 40th year with United Airlines on June 19, 2014. For the past 27 years, he has been stationed at O'Hare Field in Chicago working in Air Traffic Systems as a Ramp Tower Controller.
Timothy Garvey '73 wed Dr. YongLi Huang on Friday, February 14, 2014 in the Goddard Chapel at Tufts University. A reception followed at the Cabot International Center at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy.
Jeff Rudolph '72 is retired. He donated his 800th unit (100 gallons) of platelets and plasma at the Red Cross in Farmington, Conn., this past September.
Bradford Williams '71 retired from the FDA in May 2013 and is now working as an independent consultant specializing in drug and supplement regulatory issues. Bradford also shared sad news in his note, "I am sad to report the death of Patricia Morosini Williams '72 in March 2014. We met in the dining hall at Curry and spent 44 years together!"
Donald Mitchell '71, helped move Nancy (Hungerford) Mitchell '74 into the dorm on her first day as a freshman. They are now celebrating their 40th anniversary, live in Brookfield, Conn., and have two grown children, Nick and Katie. Don is still carrying Nancy's luggage after all these years!
Charles "Chuck" Nolan '70 retired from Olin College of Engineering, where he served as VP and dean of admission. Chuck started his career in admission at Curry in January 1972 and worked at Bentley University, Boston College, Washington U. in St. Louis, Babson College and Santa Clara University. He was the founding dean of admission at Olin College and completed nearly 44 years in admission and enrollment management. He earned his Ph.D. at Boston College in 1988.
Stuart Sclarow '70 is married to alum Audrey Davis Sclarow '70. Stuart was the Senior Class President of the class while Audrey was the Senior Class Secretary. They have two grown children, Pam and Steven, and two grandchildren.
Rich Pilling '69 retired this year after 18 years as the Director of Photography for Major League Baseball.
Captain Jim Jackson '69 recently opened a new office for Brewer Yacht Sales in Harwich Port, Mass.
Toby Marxuach-Gusciora '68 is retiring from the Department of Education in New York City after 25 years of teaching, mediation, and mentoring. She spent the majority of her career in special education as a resource room teacher. Prior to her current position, she taught in the Midwest and has worked at both graduate and undergraduate levels, resulting in over 40 years in the education field.
Ed Schroeder '66 moved to the sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach, S.C., after residing in Columbia, Md., for 26 years. Ed writes, "Flip flops and shorts all day, everyday... love it!"
Stephen Donella '66 decided to semi-retire in Florida for eight months a year. He will remain a part-time certified financial planner, helping teachers/professors manage their retirement plan assets, but with his children now managing the agency's responsibilities, he is able to go south.
James A. Johnson '65 is a trial lawyer and recently participated in The Practicing Law Institute's 2013 Trial by Jury Seminar held in New York City. His article, Persuasion In Opening Statement, is published in the course handbook. Jim is an active member of the Massachusetts, Michigan, Texas and Federal Court Bars.
Tim Bergen '64 retired as Distinguished Professor and Associate Dean Emeritus from the University of South Carolina Columbia. He is now a visiting professor at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan.
James McCullagh '61 is a professor at the University of North Iowa where he recently received the Regents Award for Faculty Excellence. He was one of four to receive this award in 2014.
Carole Kriss Buck '60 and Donald Buck '60 celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary this year. Carole is a retired elementary school teacher and is now a bridge instructor. Don is a retired television broadcast executive. They are living in Delray Beach, Fla.
Peter E. Warren '60 was elected to the Town of Harvard Board of Selectman for four years after retiring as Fire Chief for the town. He has also been appointed to the Harvard Economic Development Committee.
Georgia Distasio Young '40 is 95 years old and still performing and teaching ballet, tap, and jazz. She also produced and directed a fall production of the Nutcracker for the Greater Milford Ballet Company.
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