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Celebrate the Memories
Homecoming and Reunions Weekend 2007

Upcoming Events

Ireland Pub and Shopping Reunion Tour

A Golden Cardinals Luncheon

Tracking All Snowbirds!

Sorority Life … Then and Now

CUA to Induct Five Into Athletic Hall of Fame

Edward J. Pryzbyla Award to Be Given

Announcing a New Benefit for CUA Alumni

Class Notes:


Rev. Anthony D. Andreassi, C.O., B.A. 1990 (A&S), was ordained on Jan. 13. He is a priest of the Brooklyn Oratory of St. Philip Neri and teaches at Regis High School in Manhattan.

Michael J. Murray, B.A. 1990 (A&S)
, lives in McKinney, Texas, with his wife, Colette, and three children. He is an attorney and owns and operates the company Chicago Title of Plano.

Benjamin Reed, B.S. 1990 (A&S)
, a senior materials engineer at NASA who works on the servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope, was awarded the Silver Snoopy award for outstanding performance. Recipients are selected by America’s astronauts. Seven astronauts presented the award to Ben at a surprise ceremony.

Jeannette Skoropowski, B.A. 1990 (A&S)
, of Jacksonville, Fla. has been promoted to senior project manager for the real estate company CB Richard Ellis.

Molly R. Bryson, B.A. 1993 (A&S), J.D. 1998 (LAW)
, of Washington, D.C., was elected partner in the syndication practice of Nixon Peabody LLP.

For eight years Andrea Bossow Gerardi, B.A. 1994 (A&S), and her husband, Andrew Gerardi, B.C.E. 1993 (ENGR), have helped raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Crossing the Finish Line, a charity that enables young adult cancer patients in the Philadelphia area to go on vacation to get away from the challenges of medical treatments.

Alyce Bossow Cerniglia, B.A. 1992, M.A. 1998 (A&S)
, is active in the organization as well. Alyce’s and Andrea’s brother, Peter, founded the organization in the late 1990s in the final months of his life.

Douglas F. James, B.S.Arch. 1994, B.Arch. 1995 (ARCH), has been promoted to associate at the Washington, D.C., design firm WDG Architecture. He is a project architect whose multifamily residential and mixed-use experience includes a hotel and condominiums at National Harbor in Prince George’s County, Md.

Christopher J. Malloy, M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2001 (THEO), received tenure and promotion to associate professor in the theology department at the University of Dallas.He, his wife, Flory, and their two children live in Irving, Texas.

Roberta Sago, M.S.L.S. 1997 (LIS), of Spearfish, S.D., a special collections librarian and archivist at the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies at Black Hills State University, has co-written the book Spearfish (Arcadia Publishing), which documents the area’s past with more than 200 photographs.

Jessica R. Towhey, B.A. 1997 (A&S), is back in Washington, D.C., after spending the 2006 election cycle in Ohio. She is working as press secretary for Rep. John Boehner, the Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Barry Trott, M.S.L.S. 1997 (LIS), director of Williamsburg (Va.) Regional Library’s adult services, won two awards from divisions of the American Library Association: the Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award from the Reference and User Services Association and the 2007 Allie Beth Martin Award from the Public Library Association. Both awards cited Trott’s role as an author of professional journal articles and as a catalyst for encouraging reading among the general public.

Willis M. Rapp, D.M.A. 1999 (MUSIC), of Blandon, Pa., was honored by Kutztown University as a recipient of the 2007 Faculty Research Award, in recognition of his 33-year career as a published author and professor of music.

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