Elected to the Republican State Committee of Massachusetts in March, William
D. McKinney was a delegate to the 2000 Republican National Convention in
Philadelphia and one of the two Massachusetts representatives on the Platform
Committee. A manager at State Street Corp., North Quincy, Mass., McKinney
is currently pursuing his M.B.A. at Babson College, Babson Park, Mass.
Pasquale "Pat" Penta and his wife, Cheryl, announce the birth of their son,
Zachary Carl, on Aug. 30. Penta has recently been promoted to regional manager-managed
health care, for Abbott Laboratories MediSense products. Richard J. Wickham
Jr. has joined the London office of Shook, Hardy and Bacon; he focuses his
practice on products liability law.
MARRIED: Debra A. Shields and Denis Clifford, at St. Philip Neri Church, Northport,
N.Y., on May 6.
Peter J. Capizzi
Kristin M. Kraeger
Sara (Boehm) Broaders and her husband, Patrick, announce
the birth of their son, Jack Jerome, on Sept. 1. Sean G.
Collins and his wife, Tracey '92, announce the
birth of their son, Matthew Gardner, on May 26. JoAnn (Parrish) Dawson is a benefits
specialist for Intellution Inc. in Foxboro, Mass. Matthew E. Donlan, who recently
accepted a position with the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services, is
a senior inspection officer with the border patrol in El Paso, Texas. Tara (Oglia)
Fleming and her husband, Patrick, announce the birth of their son, Cameron Conor,
on Sept. 30. Christine Farrell Grochowski and her husband, Kurt, announce the
birth of their twins, Mae Elizabeth and Ryan Matthew, on Oct. 27. Grochowski
practices law in the family law firm of Farrell, Leslie & Grochowski in Wallingford,
Conn. John R. Hayes Jr. is now pursuing his M.B.A. at Babson College in Babson
Park, Mass. Elisa (Barry) and Eric L. Probst announce the birth of their son,
Brendan Barry, on Oct. 29. James P. Puhala III and his wife, Kori, announce the
birth of their son, Ethan Jameson. Diana Walker Sharpe and her husband, Charles,
announce the birth of their daughters, Anastazia Electra, on Feb. 9, 1999, and
Julia Maeve, on Aug. 19. Maura Damiata Silbo and her husband, Dan, announce the
birth of their daughter, Maggie Elizabeth, on Aug. 3. In November, Lisa M. Stadig
became the executive director of the Oakland County Bar Association, the largest
voluntary board in the state of Michigan. Bradley J. Stamm and his wife, Meegan '92,
announce the birth of their son, Ryan William, on Aug. 10. Elizabeth (Beaudreau)
Thomae has recently been promoted to director, business operations, worldwide
regulatory affairs, at PAREXEL International.
MARRIED: Elizabeth K. Beaudreau and Randy Thomae, on May 27, in Rye Beach, N.H.
John R. Hayes Jr. and Nicole A. Avallone, on Aug. 12, in St. Joseph Memorial
Chapel. JoAnn L. Parrish and James J. Dawson, on May 27, in St. John the Evangelist
Church, Canton, Mass.
Heather L. Keaveny
Sean T. Keaveny
Renee L. Martin
Colleen Totten Amann and her husband, Peter '93, announce the birth of their
daughter, Molly Anne, on Oct. 18. Tracey (Piecewicz) Collins and her husband,
Sean '91, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Gardner, on May 26. Finola
M. Cox and her husband, Matt '89, announce the birth of their son, Liam Paul,
on Sept. 17. Anne Marie DePaul Fusco, who works in human resources at Intersil
Corp. in Melbourne, Fla., is pursuing a master of science degree in industrial/organizational
psychology at the Florida Institute of Technology. M. Christine McKegney, who
is a senior manager with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Dublin, Ireland, works in the
audit practice and specializes in investment funds. David A. Pignato is a fourth-year
theology student at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. James F. Shea
and his wife, Kirsten, announce the birth of their twins, Matthew James and Meghan
Virginia, on July 3. Shea continues to serve as an employment attorney with Jackson
Lewis in Hartford, Conn. Meegan (Matlak) Stamm and her husband, Bradley '91,
announce the birth of their son, Ryan William, on Aug. 10. Robert K. Sullivan
works for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Headquarters in Washington,
D.C. George L. Wimberly III, who recently earned his Ph.D. in sociology from
the University of Chicago, currently works with ACT, Inc. in Iowa City, Iowa.
MARRIED: Robert K. Sullivan and Shannon L. Burkert, on July 1, in St. Anthony's
Chapel, Rockland County, N.Y.
Patrick J. Comerford
Patrick J. Sansonetti
Peter G. Amann, M.D., and his wife, Colleen '92, announce the birth of their
daughter, Molly Anne, on Oct. 18. Kerri (Pelletier) and Brian J. Brodie announce
the birth of their son, Evan Thomas, on June 3. Both Kerri and Brian teach at
Mashpee (Mass.) High School. Laura Whalen Colligan and her husband, Mark, announce
the birth of their son, Michael Xavier, on Feb. 18, 2000. Meghan Sullivan Crow
and her husband, Jack, announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth,
on May 9. Kristin Bergin Fitzpatrick and her husband, Jim, announce the birth
of their son, Colin James, on Aug. 1. Elissa L. Gotha is now a marketing manager
for Viridien Technologies, an Internet company in the Boston area. Lisa (Mucciarone)
Hunter and her husband, Frank, announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine
Marie, on Dec. 15, 1999. Meredith Putnam Lepper is the director of user interface
design and development for Target Software Inc. in Cambridge, Mass. Susanna (Rissberger)
and Michael C. Magee Jr. announce the birth of their daughter, Anabella Meredith,
on Nov. 8. Susanna is chief resident in family medicine at Brown University;
Michael teaches English at Wheaton College, Norton, Mass. Megan Melinson McDonough
and her husband, William, announce the birth of their daughter, MollyKate. Lt.
Matthew R. Pothier, USN, and his wife, Carri, announce the birth of their daughter,
Katherine Marie, on Nov. 17. Gerald R. and Adriana M. Powderly announce the birth
of their daughter, Cecilia Carr, on Sept. 1. Debra (Bagley) Scott and her husband,
Jim, announce the birth of their son, Jonathan Raphael, on Feb. 19, 2000. Jason
E. Stabach and his wife, Corey, announce the birth of their son, Will Montgomery,
in June. Julie A. Witsken is a manager with KPMG Consulting.
MARRIED: Mary J. Reyburn and Timothy Staley, on Aug. 12, at the Cathedral of
St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C. Annette J. Woodland and Justin McBride,
on April 29, in Fort Myers, Fla.
Julia F. Gentile
Amanda M. Murphy
Michael F. Bruno perfomed in and co-produced the show, Charlie Victor Romeo,
which won the 2000 Drama Desk Award in the category of "outstanding unique theatrical
experience." Janet Buccola-Mitchell is pursuing her residency in internal medicine
at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard University, Boston. Michael J.
Cullity has recently joined the Golf Digest Co. in Trumbull, Conn., as features
editor of Golf World Business, a monthly trade magazine covering the golf
industry. This fall, Aaron D. Isabelle joined the faculty of Allentown College
of St. Francis de Sales, Center Valley, Pa., as an assistant professor in education
in the department of social services. Jennifer (Healy) Norton and her husband,
Stephen, announce the birth of their son, Connor Stephen, on Aug. 14. Sarah (Dator)
Schulke and her husband, Drew, announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Elise,
on Aug. 26. Stacy E. Woods and her husband, John '89, announce the birth of their
daughter, Brigid Mary, on April 24.
MARRIED: Janet Buccola, M.D., and Jamie C. Mitchell, M.D., '95, on May 13, in
Christopher J. Caslin
B. Timothy Keller
Shelagh Foley O'Brien
Michelle A. L. Burke has been promoted to lead software analyst
at IDX Systems Corp., a medical software company in Boston,
Mass. In December, the Morristown,
N.J., law firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti announced that
Andrew M. Contreras is now practicing in its governmental affairs group. Sharon
M. Cox, who received her Ph.D. in pharmacy in May, is currently pursuing a pharmacy
residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Kathleen A. Devlin
recently assumed the position of policy analyst for Mass. State Rep. Lida E.
Harkins' education committee research team. Amy B. Martel is a software engineer
at Allmerica Financial in Worcester. Jamie C. Mitchell, M.D., is pursuing his
residency in general surgery at Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard
University, Boston. In June, Christine E. Radice was promoted to managing Web
site editor at Lawyers Weekly Publications in Boston. Kelly Smith Scuderi and
her husband, Michael, announce the birth of their daughter, Isabella Rose, on
April 14. Joshua B. Wright and his wife, Shayna '96, announce the birth of their
daughter, Lily Katherine, on Nov. 23.
MARRIED: Sean F. Condon and Ann E. Pittoni, at St. Joseph Church in Garden City,
Long Island, N.Y., in September. Jamie C. Mitchell, M.D., and Janet Buccola,
M.D. '94, on May 13, in New Jersey. Michelle L. Reed and Jeffrey R. Hazelwood
Jr., on July 29, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Lynnfield, Mass.
Jennifer E. Burns
Holly R. Khachadoorian
Christopher L. Sears
Nikki A. Clemente is pursuing her master's degree in Latin American studies at
the University of Connecticut. Diane K. Costello continues to pursue her master's
degree in social work at Simmons College, Boston. Joanne (Correllus) Crane and
her husband, Bradford, announce the birth of their son, Ethan Russell, on Aug.
7. Alison M. Daigneault, M.D., who received her M.D./M.B.A. degree from Tufts
University, Medford, Mass., is now pursuing her pediatric residency at Tulane
University Medical Center in New Orleans, La. Brian C. Daly is pursuing his Ph.D
in physics at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Julie Wright DelPrado is now
an exhibit and program coordinator at Imagination Works, a children's educational
play space in Natick, Mass. Kathleen M. Dunnells has recently relocated to London,
England, where she is helping to launch the iVillage UK Web site. Faith G. Golden,
who received her master of divinity degree from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology
in Cambridge, Mass., in May, now co-ordinates a postgraduate volunteer corps
at Providence (R.I.) College. Denise E. Hamwey teaches French and Spanish at
Melrose (Mass.) High School. Robin A. Honan, who recently returned to San Francisco,
Calif., after spending six months in Ireland, is currently engaged in fund raising
to support a partnership between a youth service program in San Francisco and
one in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Shannon E. Kelly-Wong and her husband, Doug,
announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah May, on Feb. 1, 2000. Kelly-Wong
was promoted to vice president in the human resources department of the PNC Financial
Services Group in December 1999. Erin (Turbitt) Lenox received her master's degree
in public health in May from Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Jodi A. Quinn
is an associate in the controllers group at Rabobank International, Midtown,
N.Y. Kristin Berta Spaeth continues to teach the fourth grade at the Bardonia
Elementary School in Nanuet, N.Y. Nikole (Bertucelli) Willman currently works
as a staff occupational therapist for a school in Manhattan and also serves as
an early intervention provider. Shayna McMahon Wright and her husband, Joshua '95,
announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Katherine, on Nov. 23.
MARRIED: Kristin M. Berta and Robert F. Spaeth, on July 2. Jill D. Desjean and
Gregory K. Yurasek, on May 13, in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. Kim M. DiBari and
Mark Warrell, on Sept. 23. Thomas C. Donahoe and Carolyn Ayer, on Sept. 9, in
St. Joseph Memorial Chapel. Alison B. O'Connell and Kevin J. Lynch, on April
29, in St. Mary's Church, Winchester, Mass. Erin L. Turbitt and Christopher S.
Lenox, on Sept. 2, in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel.
Marnie J. Cambria
Brian T. O'Connor
Julie E. Orio
Erica M. Archambault is an account executive at Ketchum Public
Relations in San Francisco, Calif. Darrin R. Berard won third
place in the annual news,
and editorial writing and graphics contest, sponsored by the New England Associated
Press News Executives Association, for daily newspapers in New England. Berard,
who has worked at the Lowell, Mass., newspaper, The Sun, since 1996, currently
covers education issues. Marc A. Doble, who received a 2000 Solvay Pharmaceuticals
Student Research Fellowship, performed his research at Brigham and Women's Hospital
in Boston, and at the West Roxbury (Mass.) VA Hospital, under the direction of
David Soybel, M.D. Laurie B. Forcier recently completed a short-term position
doing research for the Congressional Commission on the Advancement of Women and
Minorities in Science, Engineering and Technology Development at the National
Science Foundation. Marina M. Hoffmann is now a senior account executive at Veeder & Perman,
a public relations firm with international design and home furnishing clients.
Lucrecia B. Jovel, who completed her master's degree in communication at New
York University, is currently working in marketing for Frédéric
Fekkai & Co. in New York. Mark A. Marinello is in his second year at the
Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Laura (Nielsen)
and Colin C. McGowan announce the birth of their son, Connor Charles Geofry,
on Sept. 19. Giulia E. Saraceno is currently on her third-year clinical rotations
at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, Pa.; she is a third-year medical student
at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford,
Maine. Elizabeth (Cole) Stapp is associated with the Denver, Colo., law firm
of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Benjamin E. Zawacki, who has begun his second
year of law school, is working part time at the Partnership for Civil Justice,
a small civil rights law firm.
MARRIED: Keith J. Baldi and Angela M. Quaranta, on Aug. 13, in St. Joseph Memorial
Chapel. Elizabeth R. Cole and Brion A. Stapp '98, on Sept. 2, in St. Joseph Memorial
Chapel. Caitlin A. Houlihan and Ken Kawamoto, on July 15, in Brookline, Mass.
Sarah A. Maney and Sean M. Lane '98, on Aug. 5, at the Francis Dewes Mansion
in Chicago, Ill. David A. Streeter Jr. and Stacey Ferguson, on June 10.
Eric B. Javier
Brandie E. Conforti is now the director of International
Visitors Programs at WorldBoston. Joseph-Allodin L. Cruz
is now working as a client account
with Brown Brothers Harriman in Boston. Bryan T. Sohayda recently accepted a
position with Motorola as a senior systems staff engineer for Asia-Pacific. Gregory
J. Watts has relocated to Amsterdam, Netherlands, where he works as a program
coordinator at EF Education, organizing educational tours to Europe.
MARRIED: Allison R. Bastiani and Japa A. Volchok, on July 22, at St. Agnes Church,
Reading, Mass. Rachael C. Coyne and Michael G. O'Toole, on June 24, in St. Joseph
Memorial Chapel. Sean M. Lane and Sarah A. Maney '97, on Aug. 5, at the Francis
Dewes Mansion in Chicago, Ill. Kelly C. Smith and Jacob Hathorn, on July 2, in
St. Maurice Church, Stamford, Conn. Brion A. Stapp and Elizabeth R. Cole '97,
on Sept. 2, in St. Joseph Memorial Chapel.
Roland A. Baroni III
Sara F. Slater
Sarah F. Greisch, who recently received her M.B.A. and her
master's degree in
accounting from Northeastern University's Graduate School of Professional Accounting,
has accepted a position with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Boston, in the audit department.
Erin E. Martin, who received her master of arts degree in elementary education
from Teachers College, Columbus University, in New York City, currently works
as a first-grade teacher in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. Matthew J. Nuttall is currently
recruiting in the southwestern United States for the JVC. Annemarie C. van den
Broeck works for a member of the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. Richard H.
Wesolowski is currently pursuing his M.B.A. at Fordham University in New York
Jason C. Hoffmann
Kathryn R. Remmes
Ellen K. Barnidge, who is serving in the JVC-Southwest, is
a neighborhood community building assistant for the Fresno
(Calif.) Leadership Foundation.
Mara P. Codey,
who is serving in the JVC-Southwest, is working at Brophy College Preparatory
in Phoenix, Ariz., as an assistant director of the Loyola Project, a community
program that provides tutors for disadvantaged school children. Anna M. Dioguardi,
who is serving in the JVC-Southwest, is a life skills specialist for the Catholic
Social Service Refugee Resettlement program in Phoenix, Ariz. Kristen J. Joyce,
who is serving in the JVC-Southwest, is working in Garden Grove, Calif., as a
children's program coordinator/
employment counselor, at Thomas House Temporary Shelter. Shauna E. Meegan is
currently pursuing her master of arts degree in European history at Providence
The December issue of Art
in America noted that the philanthropist and friend of Holy Cross, Iris Cantor,
was recently presented with the Legion of Honor by the French government. Artist
Alain Kirili and Metropolitan Museum curator Gary Tinterow were also recipients
of the country's highest award.
The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, donated by the
Cantors and located in O'Kane Hall, opened in October 1983,
with the inaugural exhibition, "Auguste Rodin 1840-1917." Over
the years the Cantors have donated and loaned numerous works
of art to the College, including "Hand of Christ," a sculpture
by Enzo Plazzotta, displayed on the steps of Dinand Library,
and the 7-foot monumental figure of Eustache de St. Pierre,
by Rodin, located at the entrance of the gallery.