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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Mary O’Brien

Name: Mary O’Brien Occupation: Communications Education (UR and additional): BA (English/Minor in Journalism), University of Rochester, 2003; MBA, University at Albany – SUNY, 2009 Current city/state of residence: Slingerlands, NY Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? Rush Rhees Library and awesome financial aid. When and how did you choose your major? […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Mary Kokinda

Name: Mary Kokinda Education:  BA (English & Film Studies), University of Rochester; MA (Inclusive Education), Warner School of Education Current city/state of residence: Brighton, NY Job Title: Teacher Employer: Pittsford Schools, NY Community activities:  Foster Parent, Horizons at Warner School Teacher in summer, connected with Buffalo Pugs & Small Breed Rescue Group When and how […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Jeremy Sarachan

Name: Jeremy Sarachan Education: BA (Psychology and Film Studies), University of Rochester, 1991; Certificate of Management Studies, University of Rochester ’93; M.S. Rochester Institute of Technology, Information Technology ’99 (focus on multimedia/ web design and programming) Current city/state of residence: Rochester, NY Job Title: Assistant Professor, Communication/Journalism and Program Director, Digital Cultures and Technologies Employer: […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Raisa Dukas

Name:  Raisa Dukas Education (UR and additional): BA (Spanish & Interdepartmental Studies), University of Rochester, 2007; degree from Georgetown University 2012 Current city/state of residence:  Washington, DC—Metro Area Job Title: Principal Research Analyst When and how did you choose your major? I chose my majors as a freshman.  From the beginning, I knew I wanted […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Nathaniel King

Name: Nathaniel King Occupation: Attorney Education (UR and additional): B.A. (African and African American Studies and Film and Media Studies), University of Rochester; J.D., Florida A&M University College of Law 2011 Current city/state of residence: Orlando, FL Community activities: Community Legal Educator, Campaign Volunteer Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester?  The […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: David Leavitt

Name: David I. Leavitt Education: UR Class of 1998 Current city/state of residence: Washington, DC Job Title: Senior Vice President Employer: Weber Shandwick Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? It got my attention as an off-the-beaten path school with a great reputation among those who know academics. When I visited the campus, […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Todd Florin

Name: Todd Florin ’00 Education (UR and additional): BA (Music), University of Rochester, 2000; MD, University of Rochester, 2005; MSCE, University of Pennsylvania, 2012 Current city/state of residence: Cincinnati, OH Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Employer:  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Family: Kemper LeCroy Florin (wife, MM Eastman School, 2005), Nathaniel Wills Florin (son, […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Michele Gruen

Name: Michele Gruen’07 Age: 29 Education (UR and additional): BA (American Sign Language), University of Rochester, 2007; Ed.M (Deaf Education), Boston University, 2010; M.Ed (Special Education: Students with Mild to Moderate Disabilities), Northeastern University (currently) Current city/state of residence: Brighton, MA Employer: Boston Public Schools Community activities: In 2012 I ran the Boston Marathon for […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Sarah Altone

Name: Sarah Altone ’09 Education (UR and additional): BA (Studio Arts and Art History), University of Rochester, 2009; Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T. – Art Education), Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Current city/state of residence: Boston, MA Job Title: Elementary Art Teacher Employer: Dedham Public Schools Job […]

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Spotlight On Humanities Alumni: Maura Rapkin

Name: Maura Rapkin Education: BA (Environmental Studies & Film and Media Studies), University of Rochester, 2011 Current city/state of residence: New York, NY Job Title: Cook Employer: Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? As an 18 year old, I was aware that I had no idea what […]

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