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Paul Dougherty, B.A. 1990 (A&S), has been elected president of the Maryland chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, for which he continues to serve as the state’s political action committee chairman. He is an agent for State Farm Insurance in Hyattsville, Md.

Michael C. McGarrity, B.A. 1990 (A&S), J.D. 1995 (LAW), is the FBI’s deputy on-scene commander in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Terrence J. Nolan, B.A. 1990 (A&S), J.D. 1993 (LAW), joined Carrier Corp. as vice president of employee and industrial relations. He is responsible for the company’s global labor strategy, including negotiations for the collective bargaining agreements covering its 45,000 employees. He lives with wife Donna and their three young children in Canton, Conn.

Elizabeth Trowbridge, B.A. 1991 (A&S), was appointed director of human resources at Vecna Technologies Inc., based in College Park, Md., and Cambridge, Mass. Vecna product lines include health-care-related software, business management tools and Vecna Robotics, which manufactures search-and-rescue robots. She lives in Burlington, Mass., with her 3-year-old daughter.

Paul J. Rossi, B.A. 1992 (A&S)
, has become economic development specialist for the city of Elmira, N.Y., working for the agency Southern Tier Economic Growth.

Rev. Edward Seton Fittin, O.S.B., M.Div. 1993 (THEO), was appointed to a two-year term on the liturgical commission of the Diocese of Paterson, N.J.

Peter N. Ubertaccio, B.A. 1994 (A&S), was promoted to associate professor of political science with tenure at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and was also named director of the college’s Joseph Martin Institute for Law and Society.

Elliott Cappuccio, B.A. 1995 (A&S), a partner in the law firm of Pulman, Bresnahan, Pullen & Cappuccio, LLP, was named a 2007 Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine.

The recording Celebrating Sacred Rhythms, conducted by Joseph Holt, D.M.A. 1995 (MUSIC), of Arlington, Va., was awarded the Washington Area Music Award for Best Classical Recording of 2007. This recording on the Naxos label features music of Argentina and Africa through the compositions of Ariel Ramírez and Guido Haazen. In May 2007, The Washington Post called Holt’s conducting of Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess at the Kennedy Center “lively and uninhibited.”

Joseph Fornieri, Ph.D. 1996 (A&S), of Fairport, N.Y., has co-edited an anthology of essays on Abraham Lincoln’s political thought and leadership titled Lincoln’s American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives (Potomac Books).

Mindy Klasky, M.S.L.S. 1996 (LIS), of Arlington, Va., has published the novel Girl’s Guide to Witchcraft (Red Dress Ink).

Tracey Sheelen, B.S.N. 1996 (NURS), of New York City, received her M.B.A. from Fordham University in May.

Rev. David Diamond, Ph.D. 1997 (A&S), was named vice rector of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pa.

Rev. Kyle T. Ingels, B.A. 1999 (A&S), was appointed Catholic chaplain at the University of Maryland in College Park.

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