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Why I Went to My College Reunion


Alumni Trip to Tuscany

CUA Service With a Smile!

Carols and Cocktails!
Second Annual Boston Holiday Party

Boston Chapter Alumni Gatherings

Alum Presents the Film He Scripted, Fought for and Produced: “Bridge to Terabithia” Based on His Mother’s Best-Selling Novel

Senators Club

Philadelphia Alumni Share Career Advice With Students

Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) Get-Togethers

Class Notes:



Lynne Scott Cochrane, M.S.L.S. 1980 (LIS), director of libraries at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, was selected for a Fulbright Senior Specialist project in Thailand. She served with a consortium of four university libraries under the leadership of Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok from January to March 2007, advising and instructing library staff on how to improve their services in a digital information environment.

James S. Gale, B.A. 1981, M.A. 1983 (A&S), passed his CPA exam and later earned a master’s degree in taxation at American University. He is a professor of accounting at Northern Virginia Community College and has his own tax practice. He is married to Rieann Spence-Gale, has two daughters and lives in Silver Spring, Md.

Barbara D. Lopez-Mayhew, B.A. 1981 (A&S), was promoted to associate professor in the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Plymouth (N.H.) State University. She is in her second three-year term as chair of the department.

President George W. Bush designated Naomi Churchill Earp, J.D. 1982 (LAW), as chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. From 2003 to 2006, Earp served as vice chair of the EEOC and during that time she created and launched the EEOC’s Youth@Work Initiative, a national education and outreach campaign to promote equal employment opportunity for America’s newest generation of workers. To date, there have been more than 1,600 Youth@Work events nationwide, reaching more than 112,000 people.

John J. Loughran, B.Arch. 1984 (ARCH), of New York City, was promoted to senior associate at FXFOWLE Architects. He has more than 20 years of experience designing and managing architectural and planning projects.

Rosemary Lynch, B.A. 1984 (A&S), of Jersey City, N.J., has become director of human resources for Loeb & Troper, an audit and health care consulting firm. Previously she was a human resources manager at the Bank of New York.

David W. Mead, B.A. 1985, M.A. 1987 (A&S), of Merrill Lynch’s U.S. Private Client Group in the Reston, Va., office, was recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as one of the top financial advisers in the state.

Charles “Charley” Macedo, B.S./M.S. 1986 (A&S), J.D. 1989 (LAW), is living in Ardsley, N.Y., with his wife, Tasha, and two sons. He practices intellectual property law with Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP.

Donald J. Hale, M.A. 1987 (THEO), has been appointed director of development and communications for the Florida Bar Foundation in Orlando.

Joanne (Santa Lucia) Williams, B.S.N. 1987 (NURS), her husband, Jim, and son, Vincent, 6, have moved to Kill Devil Hills, N.C. She is a registered nurse in the operating room at the Outer Banks Hospital.

Lt. Col. Scott A. Sauter (USAF Reserve), B.E.E. 1988 (ENGR), assumed command of the 70th Flying Training Squadron at the U.S. Air Force Academy in July 2006. He also works as a consultant and systems engineer for Scitor Corp. He and his family live in Aurora, Colo.

Daria U. Amato, B.S.N. 1989, M.S.N. 1992 (NURS), of Germantown, Md., is one of the first 240 nurse educators to earn the National League for Nursing’s Certified Nurse Educator status and has been appointed to be one of the first NLN Ambassadors. The NLN Ambassador program is designed to promote greater communication within the nurse educator speciality.

After nine years as pastoral director of St. Jude Shrine in Baltimore, Rev. Frank Donio, B.A. 1989 (A&S), M.A. 1993 (THEO), was named rector of Pallottine Seminary at Green Hill in West Hyattsville, Md. In April 2006 he was elected vicar provinicial of the Immaculate Conception Province of the Pallottine Fathers and Brothers. He is currently working on a CUA Doctor of Ministry degree in adult faith formation and is chaplain of CUA’s Alumni Association and chair of its Athletic Hall of Fame Committee.

Anthony LaManna, B.A. 1989 (A&S), of York, Pa., a punter and kicker for the Arbutus (Md.) Big Red, a semi-professional team in the Mason-Dixon Football League, received an All-League Honorable Mention for the 2006 season. He was invited to play in the “Sunshine Bowl,” a minor league all-star game in Homestead, Fla., in January 2007.

Christopher D. McLaughlin, B.A. 1989 (A&S), started a new job as K-8 athletic director and gym teacher at St. Rose School, Girard, Ohio, where his four children are enrolled. Also, he and his wife, Gina, moved their NurseCall Inc. business out of their home and into an office five minutes away. The company continues to grow as it expands the number of RNs it supplies to hospitals.

William M. Moran, J.D. 1989 (LAW), was named a partner in the New York office of the law firm McCarter & English, LLP, in October 2006.

Sister Rita O’Leary, I.H.M., M.A. 1989 (A&S), has joined the staff of Immaculata University in Immaculata, Pa., as director of planned giving and stewardship.

Camille (Quiros) Solberg, B.A. 1989 (A&S), of New London, Wis., was named by President George W. Bush to the Advisory Commission on Drug-Free Communities. The 11-member commission advises the White House drug czar on the awarding of grants of up to $100,000 to community coalitions working to stamp out alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug and inhalant abuse. In 2006 Solberg received her M.A. in K-12 school guidance counseling from Lakeland College, Sheboygan, Wis. She is also president of the Madison-based Coalition for the Preservation of Traditional Marriage.

Patricia Woolsey, B.A. 1989 (A&S), of Washington, D.C., co-founded and serves as executive director of the nonprofit organization ArtStream, which brings the arts to individuals in traditionally underserved communities in the D.C. area.

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