River Campus Graduate
Alice Holloway Young ’69W (EdD) was the
recipient of a Legacy Award from the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Alice was the
first African American teacher in the Rochester City School District.
Val Evans Rathbone W (Mas) (see ’58 undergraduate).
John Braund W (Mas) (see ’61 Eastman).
David O’Brien (PhD) is Loyola Professor
of Roman Catholic Studies in the history department at the College of the Holy
Cross in Worcester, Mass.
Alice Holloway Young W (EdD) (see ’57).
Cary Nelson (PhD) was elected president of the
American Association of University Professors. He will serve a two-year term.
Cary is the Jubilee Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Elinda Fishman Kiss (Mas), ’83 (PhD) was
a finalist for the Alan J. Krowe Award for Teaching Excellence at the University
of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Bruce Smith (PhD) is an English professor at the
University of Southern California. Previously, he was an English professor at
Ron Fecso (MA), chief statistician at the National
Science Foundation, was elected to the American Statistical Association’s
board of directors. . . . Steven Lazarus S (PhD)
is a coauthor of Electronic Health Records: Transforming Your Medical Practice.
It was one of two books that received the Healthcare Information Management
Systems Society’s 2005 Book of the Year Award.
Larry Brown S (PhD) was named the 2006 recipient
of the American Accounting Association’s Oustanding Educator Award. Larry
is the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Distinguished Professor of Accountancy.
. . . Bernice Weiss Skirboll (MS), founder of
the mental health agency Compeer, is the author of a book of the same name,
published by the University of Rochester Press.
Marietta Warstock Bratton W (Mas) is the editor
of I Will Bear This Scar: Poems of Childless Women.
Barbara Williams (MA) is deputy general counsel
and ethics counsel at the law firm McGuireWoods.
Mark DeWyngaert (PhD) (see ’74 undergraduate).
. . . Jennifer Roback Morse (PhD) is the author
of Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World.
Colleen Clements (PhD) is the author of The
Order of the Dragon.
William Hartman S (MBA) is president and CEO of
the Micromanipulator Company in Carson City, Nev. . . .
Elinda Fishman Kiss (PhD) (see ’72). . . . Michael
Toman (PhD) has been appointed director of environment, energy, and economic
development at the Rand Corp. Previously, he was a senior economist at the Inter-Amerian
Joseph Strubel S (MBA) (see ’86 undergraduate).
Charles Avallone S (MBA) and Terri Gumina were
married on July 9, 2005, in Brighton, N.Y. They live in Brighton. . . . Francis
Vella (PhD) is the first Edmond V. Villani Chair in Economics at Georgetown
John McNeill (MS) writes, “I had the good
fortune to receive the Best Paper Award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineer’s biggest international conference earlier this year.”
John coauthored the paper with Michael Coln and Brian Larivee. John is an associate
professor of electrical and computer engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute
in Massachusetts. . . . Dana Mehnert S (MBA) was
named president of the RF Communications division of Harris Corp. in Rochester.
. . . Our apologies to Martin Mucci S (MBA). In
the summer issue of Review, he was listed incorrectly as chairman of
the board at Paychex. He was elected chair of the Rochester Business Alliance’s
board of directors. Marty is senior vice president of operations at Paychex.
. . . Tim Swanson (MA) was named to Allegiant
Funds’ board of trustees. Tim is an executive vice president and CIO of
investment company National City’s private client group.
Maureen Rutecki S (MBA), senior valuation analyst
with Rochester accounting firm EFP Group, was named senior appraiser by the
American Society of Appraisers. . . . Katrina Bruchak
Zalatan S (MBA), an associate professor of business administration at
Hartwick College in Oneonta, N.Y., received a fellowship from the Andrew W.
Mellon Foundation. Katrina will assist in the college’s strategic planning
Hakan Akbas S (MBA) was named chief marketing
officer for Document Sciences Corp. in Carlsbad, Calif. . . . William
Herder S (MBA) is vice president and managing director of TTNet, a division
of Chicago software company Trading Technologies.
Marcel Maurer S (MBA) is CEO and cofounder of
Feelgoods International, a Swiss pharmaceutical franchise system.
Mark Campanella (MS) (see ’96 undergraduate).
Mark Dennes S (MBA) and Meridith Fiedler were
married on May 13 in New York City. Mark is a vice president for merchant banking
at Fortis Bank, and Meridith is a vice president of the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Victor Manuel S (MBA) is a vice president at Atlantic-Pacific
Capital in Greenwich, Conn. . . . Deniz Tunca
S (MBA) writes, “My wife, Ipek Oktem Tunca S (MBA), and I announce the
birth of our first child, a boy, Kaya Deniz, on April 15. We live in San Francisco
and are actively involved in leading the Simon Alumni Association of the Bay
Area as a regional network.”
Ann Freling Nemirovsky S (MBA) (see ’96
School of Nursing). . . . Dieter Steigerwald S
(MBA) is a manager in the audit department at the Syracuse accounting firm Fust
Charles Chambers. . . . Warren Zanes (PhD) will
step down as vice president of education and public programs at the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in November.
José Chan S (MBA) and Laura Forlano were
married on April 15 in New York City. José is a buyer for men’s
clothing at Loro Piana and is an adjunct instructor at the Fashion Institute
of Technology. Laura is a doctoral candidate in communcations at Columbia University.
. . . Matthew Disney (PhD) is an assistant professor
of chemistry at the University at Buffalo.
Alejandro Gaba S (MS) is a quantitative research
analyst at State Street Global Advisors.
Nathan Ringelstetter S (MBA) (see ’02 undergraduate).
Daniel Donaghy (PhD) is the author of Streetfighting,
a collection of poetry. . . . Elizabeth Murray
W (MS) and Nathan Fisk were married on April 1 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Elizabeth
is a lab technical associate at the Warner School, and Nathan is a graduate
student at Rochester Institute of Technology.