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Sonia Madrigal Fueredi, B.S.Arch. 1990 (ARCH), and husband John announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia, in December 2007. She joins brothers Luka and Thomas. The family lives in Decatur, Ga. After 11 years setting the design direction for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Sonia has launched her own architecture firm.

James J. Garcia, B.A. 1990 (A&S), and wife Barbara announce the birth of their first child, Sterling James, on July 11, 2007. James is an assistant vice president with HSBC Consumer and Mortgage Lending in Tampa, Fla. The family lives in Clearwater, Fla.

Christopher Boelke, B.A. 1992 (A&S), and wife Deirdre announce the birth of their second daughter, Gretchen Mary, on March 24. Chris works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service in Gloucester, Mass. The family lives in Newburyport, Mass.

Elizabeth Arado Connolly, B.A. 1992 (A&S), and husband Peter announce the birth of their second child, Lucy Rose, on March 20. She joins her brother, Anthony, in the family’s Chicago home.

Jennifer Nielsen O’Hara, B.A. 1993 (A&S), and husband Chris welcomed their baby, Mia, on Sept. 11, 2007. She joins brother C.J., 7, and sister Holland, 5. The family lives in Lloyd Harbor, N.Y.

Beth Egan Malara, B.A. 1994 (A&S), and Toby Malara, J.D. 1996 (LAW), announce the birth of their second child, Anthony Cooper, on Aug. 18, 2007. They live in Fairfax, Va.

Anthony C. Acocella, B.A. 1996 (A&S), and wife Meghan announce the birth of their third child, Brody Thomas, on April 22. He joins brother Hudson, 3, and sister Reese, 20 months. Anthony is assistant director of immigration and customs enforcement in the Office of Legislative Affairs, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The family lives in Fairfax, Va.

Joseph C. Musumeci, B.A. 1996 (A&S), and wife Karen announce the birth of twin girls, Giulia and Gianna, on March 13. They also have two other children: Thomas, 4, and Ella Rose, 3. Joe is assistant principal at Killingly High School in Danielson, Conn. The family lives in Woodstock, Conn.

Margaret “Meg” Walsh, B.M. 1996 (MUSIC), and husband Dan Regan had their third child, Kaitlyn “Kate” Amy, on April 8. She joins Jack, 4, and Sarah, 2. The family lives in Chicago.

Allison North Bateman Diggles, B.S.Arch. 1997 (ARCH), M.S.E. 2003 (ENGR), and her husband, Staff Sgt. John Diggles, U.S. Army, announce the arrival of their child, Anna Victoria, on March 4. They also have a 3-year-old daughter, Katherine Elizabeth. Allison is a project manager at CB Richard Ellis Inc., and the family lives in Woodbridge, Va.

Lisa Canfield Laffey, B.B.E. 1998 (ENGR), and William J. Laffey, B.A. 1997 (A&S), announce the birth of Zachary Thomas on Sept. 20, 2007. They live in Wayne, Pa.

Katy (McBride) O’Gara, B.A. 1998 (A&S), and husband Tom welcomed sons Joseph Edward and Brendan Thomas on Dec. 19, 2007. The boys join 4-year-old brother Michael Patrick. The family lives in Ardmore, Pa. Katy started her own business providing personal chef, cooking instruction and culinary entertainment services.

Susan McGinn Surette, B.A. 1998 (A&S), and husband Dan announce the birth of their second daughter, Norah McGinn, on Feb. 4. The newborn joins her sister, Evelyn. The family lives in Ridgefield, Conn.

Colleen Nugent Gugliotta, B.A. 1999 (A&S), and husband Ben announce the birth of their first child, Kaitlyn Marie, on May 17, 2007. They live in Owings Mills, Md.

Shannon (Alexander) Mazza, B.A. 1999 (A&S), and Christopher A. Mazza, B.A. 1996 (A&S), announce the birth of their third son, Greyson Gregory, on Jan. 9. Greyson joins brothers Jackson, 5, and James, 2. The family lives outside Boston.

Megan B. Callaghan, B.A. 2003 (A&S), and husband Robert Brady welcomed the birth of their first daughter, Isabel, on March 17. They live in Denver.

Sunny (O’Brien) Shaw, M.S.W. 2003 (SOCSV), and husband Nick announce the birth of their son, Vinny, on Oct. 13, 2007. He joins sister Ashley, 3. The family lives in Kennesaw, Ga.

Susannah Gosney Reynolds, B.A. 2006 (A&S), and husband Chaz announce the birth of Rowan Elizabeth Reynolds on Jan. 28. They live in Silver Spring, Md. Sue works with several other CUA alumni at the insurance company United Educators in Chevy Chase, Md.

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