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Care Unit. Kristen Sullivan is working for GE in Stamford, CT. • In Washington DC, Kristin Ferguson is a surgical oncology nurse at Washington Hospital Center, and Katie Thomas is a surgical ICU nurse at Georgetown University Hospital. Katherine Buck is at JPMorgan. Lyndsey Thomas is at Edelman PR. Briana Thompson is a workforce program specialist for the U.S. Department of Labor. • In Chicago, Bryce Rudow is working at Lipman Hearne; Jacqueline Fraher is at Digitas; and Miljana Asanovic is at Zurich Financial. • Eagles advancing their education include Lucia Austria at Johnson & Wales, studying culinary arts; Mallory Barnett at Georgetown Medical School; Kerry Harnett at Cornell Law School; Jason Serrano at Syracuse University; and Justin Maccaro at Harvard Dental School. Mandy Balboni is working toward a PhD in experimental and molecular medicine at Dartmouth College. Brett O’Brien is in Australia, studying environmental governance at the University of Melbourne. • Eagles abroad teaching English include Matt Porter in Kayseri, Turkey, as a Fulbright scholar; Miriam Michalczyk in Mantova, Italy; Cait Hall in Seoul, South Korea; and Cristina Costa in Japan.

In August 2009, Mary McManus, MSW’84, was featured on 7 News in Boston, where she spoke about her journey with post-polio syndrome. In 2007, Mary published New World Greetings: Inspirational Poetry and Musings for a New World, and her upcoming book, Set Sail for a New World: Healing a Life Through the Gift of Poetry, is scheduled for release this year.

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Michael Ott, MBA’90, has joined the Private Client Reserve at U.S. Bank as head of its investment team in the Twin Cities. Michael is active in the Twin Cities community as a board member of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. He is also a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserves, where he serves as a military advisor at the Pentagon for an undersecretary of defense. • In December 2009, Rex Miller, MBA’05, joined Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP as an associate in the Columbus office. Rex will focus his practice in the firm’s intellectual property group. Rex holds a JD from Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law. • Also in December, Richard Meringolo, MBA’92, was named EVP and director of Citizens Financial Group’s Global Restructuring Group. Previously, he served as managing director and partner at Crystal Capital Fund Management. Richard, who holds a BA from Middlebury College, lives in North Kingstown, RI. • Ray Felts, MBA’00, joined Article One Partners as COO in December. He was previously VP of business development for NineSigma. Ray holds a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California. • Business Wire has recently named two Carroll School alumni to executive positions: Morrissey Perfetti ’94, MBA’01, is now the company’s regional VP for Western United States, and Sanford Paek, MBA ’99 is its regional VP for Eastern United States.

Class Notes are published in BC Nursing VOICE, the Connell School’s magazine. Please forward all submissions to the above address.

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lynch school Director of Alumni Relations Campion Hall, Room 106 Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 On November 8, 2009, Col. Bryan R. Kelly, MA’80, PhD’83, was promoted to brigadier general and is currently serving as the commanding general, Medical Readiness and Training Command, at Ft. Sam Houston, TX.

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Bryan is a clinical psychologist at the Barnstable (MA) Probate and Family Trial Court and has served in the Army Reserve as a clinical psychologist since 1989. He has mobilized twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, earning two Bronze Star medals for his service. • Nancy and Ken Mellard, MEd’76, served as presidents of the 36th Annual Snow Ball gala benefiting Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas, held January 16 at the Crown Center Exhibition Hall in Kansas City. This is the Mellards’ second year of a two-year term as event presidents. Last year, the Mellards led the event volunteer committee of more than 75 members to raise more than $1.5 million. • Fred Herron, MEd’03, was named interim director for Mount Manresa Jesuit Retreat House on Staten Island. Earlier this year Fred’s essay, “Our Transformation in Christ: Thomas Merton and Transformative Learning Theory,” appeared in volume 21 of The Merton Seasonal.

stm School of Theology and Ministry 140 Commonwealth Ave. Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800 Class Notes are published in Called to Serve, the School of Theology and Ministry’s magazine. Please forward submissions of 50 words or less, including school, degree, and graduation year, to the address above.

wcas Correspondent: Jane T. Crimlisk ’74 37 Leominster Road Dedham, MA 02026; 781-326-0290 Barbara Lyons ’84 states that her nephew Thomas Nalen ’93 was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame for football this past fall. It was great hearing from you, Barbara, and congratulations to your nephew! • Roland Bourdon Jr. ’73 retired on June 30, 2009, from the Boston Herald, where he had worked for 51 years. Roland sings in the Resurrection Church choir in Hingham.

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