University of Rochester

Class Notes

River Campus Undergraduate: 2000s

Reunion News

College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering classes celebrating reunions

October 6–8, 2006

Slater Society: All post-50th Reunion Classes
65th Reunion: 1941
60th Reunion: 1946
55th Reunion: 1951
50th Reunion: 1956
45th Reunion: 1961
40th Reunion: 1966
35th Reunion: 1971
30th Reunion: 1976
25th Reunion: 1981
20th Reunion: 1986
15th Reunion: 1991
10th Reunion: 1996
5th Reunion: 2001

More about Meliora Weekend

Laurie Griesinger ’04M (MPH) and Jon Ewing were married on October 2, 2004, in Binghamton, N.Y. Laurie writes, “Julie Chen was a bridesmaid, and fellow alumni David Nagel ’01, Marissa Scalia ’01, Beth Slotman ’99, and Marianne Witgert ’01 joined the festivities.” Laurie and Jon live in Chicago. . . . Melinda Kline has joined the Cleveland law firm Baker & Hostetler as an associate. . . . Joseph Lanning’s nonprofit World Education Fund has sponsored 30 one-year scholarships for AIDS orphans from Africa since he founded the organization in 1999. Joseph is assistant director of admissions at Rochester and his wife, Alexis Spilman Lanning, is a doctoral student in optics. . . . Joshua Woodard has joined the Peace Corps. He will work as a community-based organizational development volunteer in Thailand.

Scott Goldman married Michelle Levitt on July 4, 2004, in Providence, R.I. They live in Newton, Mass. . . . Melissa Kucinski and Daniel Berlin announce their engagement. A June 2006 wedding is planned. . . . David Nagel and Angela Zaccari were married on October 16, 2004, in Rochester. David is a process development technician at Bausch & Lomb, and Angela is a clinical staff pharmacist at the Medical Center. . . . Matthew Samuelson and Meredith Kaplan were married on December 18, 2004. They both are studying for master’s degrees at Brooklyn College. Matthew teaches English at Abraham Lincoln Middle School in Brooklyn, where he also is a debate coach.

Megan Sesma ’02E was a soloist with the U.S. Coast Guard Chamber Players in the concert series New Horizons III: Music for Brass and Harp last February. . . . Jonathan Watson ’03 (MS) and Tracy Collier were married on July 24, 2004, in Pultneyville, N.Y. Jonathan works at Optimax Systems in Ontario, N.Y., and Tracy is a physical education teacher at Ontario Primary School.

Randy Erb was a 2004 finalist in the undergraduate category of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. His invention, an armband that uses ultrasound to help visually impaired people detect and avoid obstacles in their path, was his senior project at Rochester. Randy is an electrical engineer in Denver.