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Ann M. Cannoni, J.D. 1990 (LAW), of Zelienople, Pa., was promoted to shareholder and vice president of the Webb Law Firm. She is a patent attorney with a concentration in pharmaceutical, polymer and organic chemistry.

Stacey Ruhle Kliesch, B.S.Arch. 1992, B.Arch. 1993 (ARCH), has been named Young Architect of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects. This award is given to a chapter member who has held his or her license for 10 years or less and has made major accomplishments in the field of architecture. Kliesch was also installed as president-elect of the chapter. She is the owner and principal of Poche Design Studio and lives in Ridgewood, N.J., with her husband, Gary, and their daughters, Payton Alana, 4, and Skylar Mackenzie, 2.

Life after CUA has taken Paul J. Lotz, B.A. 1992 (A&S), to many places, among them Chicago for volunteer work, New York City, and Ann Arbor, Mich., where he earned his master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan. He then went to Connecticut for work designing photolithography machines, and to his current location in Flagstaff, Ariz., where he heads software development for Lowell Observatory’s Discovery Channel Telescope. He enjoys sports and the swing dance scene in the Wild West.

Christine Woods, M.S.L.S. 1994 (LIS), of Hampton, Va., was presented with the VEMA (Virginia Educational Media Association) School Library Media Specialist of the Year Award for the York region of Virginia for 2007–2008. In November 2007 she received national board certification as a teacher in K-12 library media. She works as a teacher-librarian at Kecoughtan High School.

Sheryl D. Hanley, J.D. 1995 (LAW), of North Smithfield, Conn., has become a partner of the law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge. She is a member of the litigation department and practices in the firm’s Providence, R.I., office. She represents management in labor and employment matters, including Department of Labor investigations, proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, labor arbitrations and collective bargaining.

Christopher Rizzo, B.A. 1997 (A&S), and Karen (Wilson) Rizzo, B.S.N. 1997 (A&S), live in Red Bank, N.J., with their two daughters, Lauren, 6, and Ashley, 2. Chris opened his own North American Free Trade Agreement immigration law practice in 2004. Karen is a certified school nurse.

Diana G. Wright, M.A. 1997, Ph.D. 1999 (A&S), of Seattle, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to spend 10 months at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, where she will work on writing a book on 15th-century Greece.

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