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Honoring dreams and opportunity
Students, grads and guests attended the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and raised funds for the William H. Meyers Scholarship Endowment fund, which provides financial support for high-achieving minority students.
Maia Farish and Trustees Barbara Armand
and Juanita Johnson-Clark ’76
Scholarship recipients Roger Castillo,
Sarai Campbell, and Ilamosi Agbugui
Take it from someone who knows
Alumni came back to campus to meet with students for the annual Ask An Alum career event in March. Grads respresented dozens of professions and answered students’ queries about life on the job.
Amy Pirrello ’01
Donald Smith ’83 and Kirk Earney ’87
Jerry Holland ’83
Angela Grassia ’01
No passport needed
Our annual Cooking College welcomed grads and guests to the Chamberlain Student Center kitchen and then headed south of the border to create authentic Mexican cuisine.
Carly Kirk ’97, Susan Juter ’96, Bernice Hudgins and Elaine Brigandi ’81
April Goldsborough, Abbie Wynder Goldsborough ’66
Michelle ’07 and Donna Gualtieri ’04,
Donna Gorz ’01 and Flossie Turpin
Terri Gotz, Joanne Molnar Schuda ’67, M’90
and Carole Riccioli Scofield M’77
Kim Corrigan, Kathleen Palese ‘91
Robin Atkins ’73, Sue Kell ’77,
Mary Kulpa ’91 and Debra Kain ’77
Chris Hoagland, Ann Cancelmo ’82
and Thom Kiel
Charles Rupprecht, Jennifer Piazza Rupprecht ’92, Heather Musto ’94, M’05
Not strictly business
MBA alumni, faculty and students gathered at Adelphia in February to network with new and old College of Business friends.
Deivaprakash Chinnasamy ’12, Jia Wang, Margaret Van Brunt and Rhymes Humphreys ’93
Rob Cavaliere, Abigail Futia ’07 and David Vitt ’06
Justin Saleski, Sandra Gubbine ’84, M’07, Jason Amidon ’05, M’07, Christine Calabrese, Lindsay Saleski, Tom Michael and Jim Wall ’11
Need a good laugh?
January was more jovial for grads and guests at the annual Comedy Night featuring laugh meisters Dena Blizzard ’97 and John McMenamin ’85 in the Student Center Ballroom.
Tracy ’85 and Robert Marinaro
Erika Salminen ’06 and Constantine Alexakos ’03
Katie Farrington ’05, Erin Bereheiko ’06
and Jess Acker ’05
Anne Loyle, John McMenamin ’85 and Trish Tedesco
Peace Corps for Palau
Richard Lejkowski ’04 and Christy Piccoli Lejkowski ’04 were married in September 2006 and began work with the Peace Corps in Palau in October 2007. Both teach at Palau High School, the only public high school in the republic serving over 800 students. Rick teaches senior English and Christy teaches freshman reading and writing.
Christy weaves a traditional basket
Rick shaves a coconut to make coconut cream
Rehashalot
Each year, this group of friends—the “Boro Group”—rehashes old times at the home of John McDonough ’73. Then it’s NYC for drinks and a show—this year’s was Spamalot—returning after to the McDonough’s for dinner.
From top, left Harry Reeves ’73, Wally Venarchik, Catherine Venarchik, Joyce Jakemer Bernardini ’73, Linda Kimball Bianco ’73, Joe Ward ’73, John McDonough ’74, Lynn Healy ’73, Mary Mathews ’74 and Barbara Ryshavy ’73
Girls gone GSC
Kathleen Conlon ’93, Angela Sharp Tripido ’94, Lori Reynolds Vazquez ’94 and Sharon Murphy Buckle ’93 spent a September weekend in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., at the Tripido home reminiscing about favorite GSC memories while husbands Anthony Tripido ’93 and Kevin Buckle ’92 attended the Giants home opener.

Kathleen Conlon ’93, Angela Sharp Tripido ’94, Lori Reynolds Vazquez ’94 and Sharon Murphy Buckle ’93 spent a September weekend in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., at the Tripido home reminiscing about favorite GSC memories while husbands Anthony Tripido ’93 and Kevin Buckle ’92 attended the Giants home opener.

Flyers fun for all
Grads and guests from North and South Jersey enjoyed the January hockey match between the Flyers and Devils.

Brian Moore ’03, Ronald Dunster ’98
and Jason Schneid ’04
Robert Aaron and Barbara Bruszczak Aaron ’77
Rock ’n roll all night and poetry every day
Alumni and guests enjoyed an acoustic performance by Rock ’n Roll Hall of Famer Patti Smith and a poetry reading by Janet Hamill ’67. The artistic two became friends on campus years ago.
Pat Brown ’67 M’90, Ronald George ’69,
Eileen Moran
Jean Wolfe, Edward Wolfe, Richard Johnson
and Maxine Hastley
President and Maia Farish, Patti Smith,
Janet Hamill ’67, Mary McRae
Peter ’66, M’71 and Elizabeth Contini ’67, M’97, Debbie and Paul Kinsey ’67, and Joanne ’75
and David Kinsey ’67, M’71
New York, New York
Alumni in and around the Big Apple enjoyed a reception at the Marriott Marquis hosted by hotel manager Mike Stengel ’78 and the Alumni Association.
Ken Thompson ’65, Kathleen ’83 and Thomas Maskery ’83 and Sal Grasso ’83
Edwin Concepcion ’02, Debbie Ham Whitt ’77,
Ted Stephens ’76, Lizziel Sullivan Williams ’74 and Al Wasilewski ’90
Joanne Guarraci, Dan Ranahan ’00, Jennifer Breslin ’02, Yokiko Ushijima ’01
and Kelly Gorman ’02
Kevin Hegarty ’84, Ken Thompson ’65,
Don Dazzo ’83, Sal Grasso ’83
and Tony Galvin ’89
’50s friends
Glassboro grads got together in New York to enjoy dinner after a day at Saratoga National Race Track last season.
Andy O’Neill ’51, Marilyn Entenmann O’Neill ’52 and Tony Galupo ’51
Painting for pleasure
Gwendolyn Robinson Miller ’28 taught elementary education for 42 years in the Camden and Philadelphia public schools. The 98-year-old resides in The Evergreens in Moorestown. She says her mobility is limited, but she continues drawing and painting, two of her lifetime talents and pleasures.
Gwendolyn Robinson Miller ’28
and her paintings
 
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