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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 working full-time as 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.
Ashley Blye '14 accepted a position as Registered Nurse at Beth Israel Deaconess Milton Hospital. She will begin this role in October 2014.
Nicole Walsh '14 accepted a Registered Nursing position at Boston Medical Center on a Trauma/Neuro Intermediate Care Unit and is also working as a nurse in 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, CT.
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, MA.
Lindsey Gallagher '14 accepted a full-time position at RCS Learning Center in Natick, MA where she will be working as a Behavior Therapist with Autistic children.
Alec Marcucci '14 is a Case Manager at The Dwight House, an adult mental health facility located in New Haven, Connecticut.
Nick Ironside '14 is a reporter for the Hickory Daily Record in Hickory, North Carolina. He covers a range of stories ranging from crime investigations to high school football games. Read one of Nick's stories here.
Elton Silva '14 is a Senior Consultant for Pharmacy Operations at CVS Health Corporate Support Center in Woonsocket, RI. 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, MA.
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 this fall.
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, MA. 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, RI.
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 accepted a position at MLB.com in New York City. She began her role as Production Coordinator in May 2014.
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.
Garrett Goodman '13 earned his Master of Science in Accounting from Bentley University in 2014 and began working as an Assurance Associate at PwC in Boston.
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 in 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 plans to marry fiancé 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.
Amber Soucy '13 is a Registered Nurse at Westwood Lodge Hospital located in Westwood, MA as well as a per diem Correctional Nurse at Massachusetts Correctional Institution - Cedar Junction, a maximum security prison in Walpole, MA.
Corey Roy '13 completed a half marathon in New York City in March 2014, running and raising funds for the Boomer Esiason Foundation. Corey was able to raise about $7,000 for the organization, which funds research to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
Tuzdé Nazaire '13 is a Paralegal for Parker and Maloney Law Office in Stirling, New Jersey.
Megan Frosheiser '13 is a Registered Nurse at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH. She is in the New Grad Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and is working on a medical specialties floor.
Ana Bottary '13 joined the Worcester News Tonight Team on Charter TV3 in March 2014 after serving as a general assignment reporter at WAGM-TV in Presque Isle, Maine. Read more about Ana's new position.
Noah Pescatore '13 is working at South Shore Pool Supply in Cohasset, MA.
Tom Quinlan '13 is now a recognized media member in New England due to the recent launch of his podcast, The Q Spot. It is a soccer specific podcast that covers local and world football, often featuring guests such as US Men's National team legend Alexi Lalas. The New England Revolution announced on June 5, 2014 that they've partnered with 1510 AM Yahoo! Sports Radio to deliver post game radio shows, which Tom will be hosting.
Steve Nicholson '13 moved to Los Angeles in June 2013 where he worked for NBC's The Voice (Season 5). Following that, he worked on the production of a Wal-Mart commercial. Currently, Steve works full time as an Audience Associate for CBS The Talk while also performing stand-up comedy during his free time.
Kendra LeMay '13 completed her first year of graduate school at Springfield College in May 2014 where she is studying Special Education. She is also in the AmeriCorps program, a government funded program through Springfield College, and is working as an Academic Coach at a Springfield elementary school with 5th grade students.
Sarah Crumley '13 is living in Dallas, Texas, where she is working for TLC Child Development Schools as a Lead Teacher in the 2 and half year old classroom.
Elizabeth Robinson '13 moved to Washington D.C. in February 2014 to pursue an opportunity with the New Grad Nurse Residency Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. The MGUH Nurse Residency Program provides Graduate Registered Nurses with mentoring and support that is critical to professional development. She is working on 6Main, a surgical floor.
Victoria Berkley '13 is a Registered Nurse on the Medical-Surgical floor at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. Victoria also completed her first marathon in May 2014, raising funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.
Caitlin O'Neil '13 is a Registered Nurse at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH. CMC is a top-rated hospital for cardiovascular care and patient satisfaction. Caitlin is working on the Medical-Surgical floor of the hospital.
Justina Janas '13 is working at Crocker & Crocker, a public relations and marketing firm in mid-town Sacramento, California.
Deborah Morris '13 is an assistant teacher at the Wixon Middle School, Dennis, MA. She will be working in the New England Center's innovative inclusion program for children on the spectrum.
Daniel Rubin '12 has been a Master Pathology RCM Software and Auditing Specialist for 1.5 years at HistoPathology Services. He is a cancer survivor and an active career counselor at the Gen Y Networking group in Chatham, NJ.
Andrew Rezendes '12 graduated from the police academy in June 2014 and was appointed 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.
Brendan Ryan '12 accepted a position at Horizons for Homeless Children overseeing the organization's IT infrastructure.
Shana Petriello '12 recently 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. She will begin her new position in July 2014.
Nathaniel Greene '12 graduated from UMass Amherst with a Master's Degree in Secondary Education with History as a content area in May 2014.
Alicia Rideout '12 and Matthew Lahey '12 became engaged in May 2014. The two met during their freshman year at Curry. Alicia is a Registered Nurse at Spaulding Rehab Hospital in Boston and Matt is in graduate school at Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Chris Haddad '12, cofounder of MassNightly, was spotlighted by BostInno for his company/app, which has been named a "much-needed guide to nightlife across all of Massachusetts." Read the article here.
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.
Scott Richards '12 completed training and graduated from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Training Academy. He has been assigned to the San Ysidro, CA office.
Michael Griffin '12 accepted an Inbound Marketing Consultant position at HubSpot, located in Cambridge, MA in May 2014. His role will be to educate clients on inbound marketing and to teach them how to leverage HubSpot's marketing automation platform to successfully incorporate it in to their overall business plan.
Ross Rubin '12 is a Direct Support Professional at the Developmental Disabilities Institute in Plainview, NY, providing daily support to disabled individuals.
Ashley D'Andrea '12 is working at Spaulding Rehabilitation in Boston while taking classes and studying to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Marvin Montes '11 is owner of music publishing company Esemai, LLC. He is also part owner of Esemai Music Studio in Avon, MA.
Peter Harding '11 is an assistant teacher for 3 year olds at a Head Start Program in Syracuse, New York. 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 will be moving to Miami this September to start cardiology rotations at University of Miami School of Medicine and then to Los Angeles in October 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. She looks forward to reuniting with the class of 2011 soon.
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.
Christine Tower '11 and Sean Kollar '11 became engaged in July 2013. The couple met during their freshman year at Curry. They will be married on September 20, 2014. Christine is a Registered Nurse at Brigham and Women's Hospital on a neurosurgical unit and Sean is working at Meditech as an Applications Specialist.
Ashley Hansbury '11 became engaged to Daniel Rokas from her hometown of Chelmsford, MA on March 15, 2014.
Tess Timm '11 was involved in a project for the Food Network show Restaurant: Impossible. Tess helped with the design and execution of a prominent sign (pictured above right) within the featured restaurant and had the opportunity to meet and work with chef Robert Irvine as well as other team members from Restaurant: Impossible (pictured above, left to right, chef Robert Irvine, Tess Tim, designer Cheryl Torrenueva, and construction manager Tom Bury).
Meghan McShane '11 graduated from Boston College with a Masters in School Counseling in May 2013. She is working in the Needham Public Schools.
Siobhan Connolly '11 married Joe Lopez on December 28, 2013 in Nashua, NH, officially becoming Siobhan Lopez (photos below). Bridesmaids included (pictured left) Jessi Adamchek '12 and Bridget Shannon '12, and (pictured right) Meghan White '11, Emily Joyal '11, and Jill Young '11.
Anthony DeMarinis '11 became a board member of Be The Best Sport, a nonprofit sports program that helps children with developmental disabilities.
Mary O'Sullivan '10 completed her Master's Degree in Literacy Instruction in December 2013 and began working at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI 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.
Courtney (Dowdell) Clergé '10 married Roudi-MI-Love Clergé on April 19, 2014, in Ile-a-Vache, Haiti (photos below). Courtney studied Elementary Education at Curry and is currently working as a special education teacher at an elementary school.
Zachary Day '10 graduated from the R.I. 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.
Angela Grimaldi '10 is marrying fiance William Sartell on August 9, 2014. Angela works at Ultra Diamonds in the Merrimack Premium Outlets.
Will '09 and Kimber Garten '10 welcomed son Liam Garten on August 27, 2014. (photo).
Rachel Scharf '09 began a new role as Director of Recruitment with Northwestern Mutual in Manhattan. 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, MA.
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.
Ashley Stanton Tonevski '09 married Jovan Tonevski in 2009 and the couple welcomed twin daughters in March 2013.
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, MA 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, CT.
Alicia Viscomi Williams '09 was spotlighted by Project Eve for her business, Aliste Marketing, in March 2014. Alicia decided to pursue her dream of owning a business in 2008 and has since grown her company exponentially. Project Eve is working to compile the largest archive of entrepreneurial startup stories in the world to motivate women in business to think beyond traditional boundaries, support one another, embrace change and view challenges as opportunities. Read Alicia's story here.
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 recently 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.
Jonathan Boschen '08 was awarded the Silver Good Citizenship Medal in February 2014 by the Massachusetts Society Sons of the American Revolution. The award was for a promotional video Jonathan made for the organization this past year. The video, featuring Garrett Lear, can be viewed here. Jonathan is also working on another history documentary focused on Jamison Handy and his iconic company, the Jam Handy Organization.
Graham Spector '08 is Social Media Manager for PJA Advertising + Marketing located in Cambridge, Mass.
Chantal R. Ragucci '08 graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA in May 2013 with a Master's Degree in Special Education.
Allison Sturchio '08 became engaged to Kenneth Manning. They live together in Newton, MA and are planning a wedding for 2015. Allison works at MIT as Recruiting & Career Development Coordinator for a graduate engineering program, and Kenneth works for VA Boston Healthcare as an Exercise Physiologist. Allison received her Masters of Science Degree in College Student Development & Counseling from Northeastern University in May 2013.
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.
Kristen (Doyle) Clifford '07 was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on the Milton Police Department in July 2013.
Jenifer Wade '07 is engaged to Evan Brooks. They are planning a July 20, 2014 wedding.
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, CT.
Joseph Morabito '06 is Production Manager for VIMBY, LLC and has been on location in New York since late August working on web shows for Hearst Entertainment, specifically Revlon's 'GoBOLD" and Cosmopolitan Magazine's "CosmoBody" campaigns. Joseph will return to Los Angeles in mid-fall.
Lindsey Brown '06 married Charles McLravy (Vanderbilt '02) on August 3, 2013 in Bristol, RI. Curry alums Katie Barry and Doug Ago, both of '06, served in Lindsey's wedding party. She continues to work as an Account Executive at SLATE PR, one of Hollywood's leading full scale entertainment public relations firms.
Veronique Saint Clair '05 is a Triage Nurse at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Medical Center in Boston, MA. She has been in this role since 2009.
Lindsey Crowell '05 graduated medical assistant school and got a full-time medical assistant job at 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.
Lisa Bello Timbers '04 got married on October 31, 2013 and welcomed a son, Cassius Everett Bello Timbers, on October 4, 2013.
Imogen Alter '04 received her Master of Social Work degree in 2007 from New York University and is employed as a social worker at Isabella Geriatric Center in New York City. In May 2013, she married Davor Frleta, an immunologist.
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, MA 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, FL. 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.
Nicole Marino '01 is a nationally published photographer living in Napa Valley.
Richard Allison '00 now 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.
Jay Conners III '99 moved to Virginia in August of 2011 after living in and around Boston after graduating from Curry. He married Nikki (Mitchell) Conners in Springfield, VA in October 2013 and the couple is expecting their first child this summer.
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.
Andrew Berlack '96 was promoted to Lieutenant of Operations of the West Sector with JBM Patrol and Protection Corp., Minneapolis Division.
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.
Andrew E. Sharpe '95 celebrated his 7th year anniversary as a Legal Assistant with Attorney Robert A. Adelson of Engel and Schultz, LLP. Andrew was also named Employee of the Month by Star Market for the third consecutive month upon effectively strengthening the customer service experience.
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.
Sarah Erlandson '92 celebrated her one year anniversary of owning/operating a Victorian style tea room (serving high tea by reservation) located in Walpole, MA. 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, MA.
Tim Puttre '90 finished production for the show "Ice Lake Rebels" for Animal Planet. It was filmed in Yellowknife, Canada, and airs on Sunday nights on Animal Planet.
Craig Neubecker '90: Congratulations to Craig Neubecker '90, owner of Zebra's Bistro and Wine Bar, a restaurant located in Medfield, MA, for receiving Boston Magazine's Best of Boston award for the 'Best Restaurant' general excellence, west award. Zebra's Bistro and Wine Bar also received recognition on the local level (Hometown Weekly Newspaper's Best Fine Dining in the Region award) and on the national level (Wine Spectator Magazine 2014 Award of Excellence).
Kyle Lawrence '89 is the Director of Sales at A+E Networks in Chicago, IL.
Karen Maglio '88 is marrying Jonathan Henry on September 20, 2014 in Horseneck Beach in Westport, MA.
Stephen Palmerino '87 opened his own tax practice in Saugus, MA.
Kieran Clarke '84, executive VP and president of Meredith Video Studios, recently discussed possible new business ventures with Broadcasting and Cable Magazine. After its acquisition of Allrecipes.com, Meredith Video Studios is shopping three new concepts including a cook-off competition, a traditional game show, and a daytime strip. He's hopeful an Allrecipes program will debut in the fall of 2016.
Glynnis (Diskin) LaRosa '83, MPH, MSN, RN, APHN-BC, CPHQ 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).
Robert Diotalevi '81: Dr. Diotalevi, Esq., LL.M., in Legal Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, was appointed to The University Selection Committee for the Associate Professor of Law position at The University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He also became a peer reviewer for The Grants Program of The Faculty Professional Development Council (FPDC) for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education as well as an advisory board member for The European Scientific Institute (ESI). Additionally, Bob has been selected to be a reviewer for a number of scholarly journals and an advisory editor on multiple research publications.
Bob Long '81 received the Best of Radio Award in the 2012 International Automotive Media Awards for broadcast excellence for his nationally syndicated program AutoWorld. He also received the Best of 2012 Award. Bob, his wife Sharon, and their 3-year-old daughter Lucy currently split their time living in Massachusetts and Florida.
Richard Padula '80 is President and minority owner of Gencorp Insurance Group with locations in East Greenwich, Middletown, and Wakefield, RI, as well as Mansfield, MA 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 with organizing 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!
Linda (Clapp) Rankin '76 is a photographer specializing in elder-care photos and is also an artist in acrylics.
Heidi Webb '79 is the founder and principal attorney of Divorce Consultations.
Sam Shutts '76 retired as CEO of RescomLLC.
Mark Snyder '76 is a columnist for the Sandwich Enterprise as well as the Stoughton Journal, where he has had a weekly column since November 1998. Mark is also responsible for The Entertainment Report for WXBR-1460 am, and does interviews with celebrities from the digitial studio in his home for PMPNetwork.com, the Internet's Entertainment Superstation.
Sam Savage '75 is currently working as Principal Technical Support Engineer at Zensar Technologies in Westboro, MA where he is responsible for backend support of all EMC, NetApp, Sun and StorageTek disk arrays.
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.
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, CT and have two grown children, Nick and Katie. Don is still carrying Nancy's luggage after all these years!
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.
Bill Nelson '76 is semi-retired and living in Las Vegas. He is currently a Medical Career Specialist for Pima Medical Institute.
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, MA.
James Faas '69 passed away on January 6, 2014.
Ed Schroeder '66 moved to the sandy beaches of Myrtle Beach, SC 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.
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, Florida.
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.
Glenn W. Schmidt '55 passed away on January 4, 2014, just two months shy of his 68th wedding anniversary. "How he loved Curry College!" writes his wife, Phyllis Schmidt, in a letter to the Alumni Office. After serving in the United States Navy for nine years, Glenn decided to make use of the GI Bill and get a college degree. He chose to attend Curry College, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Radio all while helping to raise his three children. Glenn enjoyed a very successful career as a television newscaster in Boston and Northern New England and also took great pleasure in staying involved with his alma mater. The Schmidt family spent many weekends visiting campus and enjoying events, especially sporting ones. Glenn founded and was president of the Friends of Curry Athletics (FOCA) where he put his advertising expertise to use, raising funds for a scoreboard on the then D. Forbes Will Athletic Field. It was the first of its kind for Curry College, making its debut during the 1978 season. Glenn's pride for Curry never diminished nor did his wife's. She cherishes the memories and still feels a strong connection to the Curry College community.
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