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2010-

Chloe Ferrarone '14 has accepted a position at MLB.com and will begin her role as Production Coordinator in May of 2014. She will be moving to New York City to pursue this career opportunity.

Samantha Valletta '14
(COM-PR/Theatre) wrapped up her studies a semester early (December 2013) and has been hired as 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.

Noah Pescatore '13 is starting a new position at South Shore Pool Supply in Cohasset, MA.

Corey Roy '13 recently completed a half marathon in New York City, 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 has accepted a job offer as a Paralegal for Parker and Maloney Law Office in Stirling, New Jersey.

Megan Frosheiser '13 has accepted a nursing job in a New Grad Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, on a medical specialties floor.

Ana Bottary '13
recently joined the Worcester News Tonight Team on Charter TV3 after previously serving as a general assignment reporter at WAGM-TV in Presque Isle, Maine. Read more about Ana's new position.

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. On Tuesday, March 4, Tom was present for the unveiling of the New England Revolution's jersey and fashion line, which took place at Royale nightclub in Boston. Pictured below (and on the New England Revolution website) is Tom with Andrew Farrell and Diego Fagundez, two professional soccer players for the Revolution.

Tom Quinlan

Steve Nicholson '13
moved to Los Angeles in June 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 is currently in her second semester of graduate school at Springfield College 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, RN, BSN, '13 headed 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 will be working on 6Main, a surgical floor, and hopes to further her education through the continuing education possibilities offered at Georgetown.

Victoria Berkley, RN, BSN '13 accepted a nursing position at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH in February 2014. She will be working on the Medical-Surgical floor. Victoria is also running her first marathon in May, raising funds for Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.

Caitlin O'Neil, RN, BSN '13 accepted a nursing position at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH in February 2014. CMC is a top-rated hospital for cardiovascular care and patient satisfaction. Caitlin will be working on the Medical-Surgical floor of the hospital.

Justina Janas '13 is currently working at Crocker & Crocker, a public relations and marketing firm in mid-town Sacramento, California.

Deborah Morris '13 accepted a position as 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.

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 was recently hired as 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 will be working for the town of Sherborn, MA.

Kristen Rego '12 accepted a job at Tufts medical Center as a registered nurse 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 was recently promoted to Account Executive at March Communications. In his new role, Mike is responsible for leading media and analyst outreach campaigns on behalf of his five clients, composing and editing press releases, pitches, blog posts, contributed articles, and social media. He directly supervises team Account Coordinators and Assistant Account Executives, ensuring all campaign preparation and progress are efficiently tracked in accordance with company and client protocol. This is Mike's third promotion since beginning his career at March Communications in June 2012.

Ross Rubin '12 is currently working as a Direct Support Professional at the Developmental Disabilities Institute in Plainview, NY. Here, he provides day-to-day support to disabled males between the ages of 23 and 57.

Ashley D'Andrea '12 is currently working at Spaulding Rehabilitation in Boston while taking classes and studying to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Ashley Hansbury '11 became engaged on March 15, 2014 to Daniel Rokas of her hometown of Chelmsford, MA.

Tess Timm and Restaurant: Impossible crewRestaurant: Impossible Sign

Tess Timm '11 was recently 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).

Alicia Kolovson '11 completed her final student teaching experience and is teaching preschool at the Gilson Early Learning Center in Sharon, MA.  She also coaches pop warner cheerleading in Foxboro.

Meghan McShane '11 graduated from Boston College with a Masters in School Counseling in May 2013.  She is currently 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. Congratulations, Siobhan!  
   
  Two Bridesmaids from WeddingSiobhan and HusbandThree Bridesmaids from Wedding

Anthony DeMarinis '11 recently became a board member of Be The Best Sport, a nonprofit sports program that helps children with developmental disabilities. Additionally, as of November, Anthony has spent two years as the Operations Manager for Charles J. King Inc. Scrap Metal Recycling in Brooklyn, NY.

Vincent Reiss '10 has moved back to Southern California after being hired as an assistant football coach at the University of La Verne. In addition to coaching, he is also working toward his Master's degree at ULV. 

Zachary Day '10
graduated from the R.I. Municipal Police Training Academy and was sworn in to the Pawtucket Police Department on December 18, 2013.  He was ranked 11th in the academy class and was pinned by his father, Fredrick Day.

Courtney Dowdell '10 became engaged to Roudimilove Clerge on April 15, 2013.  She earned a Master's of Education in Special Needs from Endicott College in May 2013.

Angela Grimaldi '10 recently became engaged to William Sartell.  They plan to marry on August 9, 2014.  Angela works at Ultra Diamonds in the Merrimack Premium Outlets.  She writes, "I can't thank Curry College enough for the help and guidance they provided me to get started in the real world."

Jeremy Vendetta '10 and Deirdra Conneely '10 became engaged in May 2013. The couple met in 2006 at Curry College while in the nursing program.

2000-2009

Lyndsey Ferreira '09 and Jeremy Hmura '09 became engaged on March 1, 2014. The couple met during their freshman year at Curry! Jeremy recently began working as the Controller for Old Neighborhood Foods located in Lynn, MA, after working at Wellington Management in Boston for over 5 years. Lyndsey is currently working at commercial real estate firm Colliers International Boston as a Senior Administrative Assistant/Marketing Assistant. Congratulations!

Stephanie Argyropoulos '09
has been 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.

Giancarlo LaGreca '09
recently started a new role as a Project Coordinator at Bridgewater Associates after being with the company for 18 months. Bridgewater Associates is the world's largest hedge fund and is located in Westport, CT.

Will Garten '09 was recently promoted to Assistant Editor by Universal Pictures, where he will now be part of the creative team for their movie trailers division. Will began his career at Universal after completing an internship he was able to secure with the help of a Curry alum. Congratulations on this big step in your career, Will!

Alicia Viscomi Williams '09 was recently spotlighted by Project Eve for her business, Aliste Marketing. 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.

Jonathan Boschen '08 was awarded the Silver Good Citizenship Medal yesterday 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.

Graham Spector '08 is currently working as Social Media Manager for PJA Advertising + Marketing located in Cambridge, Mass.

Andrew R. Crea '08 is engaged to Elizabeth G. Franco.

Yaniv Havusha '08 graduated with a Masters of Higher Education in Student Affairs from Merrimack College in May 2013.  He was hired as a resident director right after graduation.

Chantal R. Ragucci '08 graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA in May 2013 with a Master's Degree in Special Education.  Chantal writes, "I will continue working in special education with the Danvers public schools."

Allison Sturchio '08 recently 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 the 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.

Kristen (Doyle) Clifford '07
was promoted to the rank of Sergeant on the Milton Police Department in July 2013.

Maureen Ruane '07 is the head coach for the women's lacrosse team at Elms College in Chicopee, MA.  Maureen played lacrosse for Curry College for four years.

Jenifer Wade '07 is engaged to Evan Brooks. They are planning a July 20, 2014 wedding.

Joseph Morabito '06: After a busy winter coordinating holiday specials for CBS and NBC, Joseph has returned to NBC to Coordinate on "Last Comic Standing" season 8. "Last Comic Standing" was canceled in 2010, but after a 3 year hiatus will be back on the air this May. Joseph continues to remain active with The Producers Guild of America having recently helped organized "PGA New Members Recruitment Oscars Screening Party" held in Hollywood, California.

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, specializing in celebrity, events, and brands. She resides in New York City.


Kristopher and Courtney Kamborian

Kristopher M. Kamborian '06 was inducted into the Quincy High School, Football Hall of Fame.  Still cheering for him and pictured with him (above) as a Quincy High cheerleader and at the induction ceremony is his girlfriend, Courtney.

Brian Hamlin '05 recently celebrated his 1 year anniversary as the National Accounts Sales Manager at Biodirect, a worldwide biotechnology company headquartered in Taunton, MA.  He also speaks regularly at substance abuse rehab centers and schools to help raise awareness about the dangers and effects of substance abuse. His goal is to spread messages of hope and recovery to anyone struggling with addiction.

Lindsey Crowell '05
lives in Parsippany, NJ with her boyfriend and has gone back to school to become a certified medical assistant.  She enjoys keeping busy with photography and her first niece.  Lindsey writes, "Hope everyone from the class of 2005 is doing well."

Kristen A. Salera '05 celebrated the birth of her son, Adam, born March 4, 2013.  Kristen writes, "My boyfriend and I are thrilled!"

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 of 2013, she married Davor Frleta, an immunologist.

Katharine Panza '04 recently moved from San Diego to Long Beach, CA.

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.

Curry Cheer


Kathlene (Heagney) Baird '02
and her husband, Dave '01 welcomed their second child, Ava, on May 5, 2013.

Alan C. Borowski '02 became engaged to Katelyn Emily Merz and is planning a May 2014 wedding. He works for the Northampton Police Department and was promoted to lieutenant in June 2013.


1990-1999

Jay Conners III '99 moved to Virginia in August of 2011 after living in and around Boston after graduating from Curry.  This past October 2013, he married Nikki (Mitchell) Conners in Springfield, VA and this summer, he and Nikki are expecting their first child. Congratulations!

Garth O'Leary '97 earned his Master's of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance at the New England College of Business and Finance in May 2013.

Andrew Berlack '96 was promoted to Lieutenant of Operations of the West Sector with JBM Patrol and Protection Corp., Minneapolis Division.

Andrew E. Sharpe '95 recently 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.

Tasha Bracken '92 has been 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).

Robert B. Levine '92 launched his own business arranging accessible travel for individuals with special needs as well as the entire travel market.

Daniel Theobald '92 is currently working as an Associate Lecturer in the Science & Math department at Curry College and as a Teacher Naturalist at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary in Sharon, MA.

Timothy Puttre '90
worked on a six month project with HGTV's new show, "Flip it to Win it," which premiered on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Tim worked as a Story AP for the show.

Joe Sullivan '90

Joe Sullivan '90 was named the lead weekday news anchor for WXXV-TV (NBC & FOX) in Gulfport, MS.  He was featured in a recent issue of South Mississippi Magazine. Joe lives in Ocean Springs, MS with his wife and daughter.


1980-1989

Karen Maglio '88 is currently living in Marion, MA and has been working for a Safety Insurance Company since 1992. She is getting married to Jonathan Henry in Westport, MA in September 2014. Congratulations, Karen!

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.

1970-1979


Heidi Webb '79 is the founder and principal attorney of Divorce Consultations.

Matt Keats'83 and Wade Keats'79 Matt Keats '83 and Wade Keats '79 pictured together during a recent trip back to Boston.  They enjoyed a great afternoon as they participated in the Curry College Hockey Golf Tournament.   Matt Keats is the proud parent of a member of the class of 2016.








 Mark Snyder '76
is now 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-1410 am, for which he conducts interviews with celebrities from his digital studio. 

Sam Savage '75
is currently working as 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.

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. Congratulations!


Don & Nancy Mitchell 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.


1960-1969


Stephen Donella '66
recently 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.

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.


1950-1959


Glenn Schmidt '55 passed away. After receiving his Bachelors of Science from Curry, Glenn remained active in the Curry Community and was instrumental in raising funds for the scoreboard present at the Walter M. Katz Field.

 
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