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LEONARD PAULITZ is a governing board member of the South Coast Air Quality Management District.


MARTHA (BRENOT) PASTORE (VMC) was among 12 Erie-area women who were recognized as Women Making History.


REV. GEORGE E. STROHMEYER has been named University Chaplain for Gannon University.


THOMAS C. GUELCHER ‘76M was among the 2003 Koch Award winners from the Mercy Center on Aging. The award honors the center volunteers for their work and dedication.


JOHN D. PETULLA is the new chief executive at Harborcreek Youth Services. THOMAS F. POWER, JR. was approved for a three-year term to Gannon University’s Board of Trustees.


REV. RAYMOND C. GRAMATA has been named pastor of St. Anthony Parish, Sheffield, and Catholic chaplain at Warren State Hospital, Warren, Pennsylvania.


L. SCOTT BARNARD has been elected to the board of directors of Nashua Corporation, a premier manufacturer and marketer of labels, thermal specialty papers and imaging products.


REV. DR. (MELE) MARILYN E. WELTE completed her doctoral studies from Emerson Institute of California on March 6, 2003. Dr. Welte recently opened Emerson Institute of Hawaii in Honolulu.


SISTER ANN LOUIS GRANDINETTI (VMC), SSJ was honored for her 45 years of teaching service in Catholic Schools. RICHARD A. JANICKI joined U.S. Pipe and Foundry Company, Inc. on February 16, 2001, as plant manager of the Burlington, New Jersey, facility. FRANK A. LEONE is vice president of sales for CIMCO Communications, Inc. located in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. MICHAEL J. SALACH, II is the new president of Northern New England for FRANNET.

alumcal 2004 January 19

Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Waldron Campus Center

January 25

Nursing Alumni Winter Tea Boardroom, Old Main

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Gannon vs. Mercyhurst Basketball Games at the Hammermill Pre-Game Alumni Party

SISTER MILLICENT ZIMMER, SSJ (VMC) is celebrating her Golden Jubilee this year.


JOANN (MAXWELL) MULLEN stepped down as principal of Cathedral Preparatory School at the end of the school year, June 30, 2003. GREGORY F. PASHKE had an article on “The Use and Abuse of Models” in the September-October 2003 issue of The Futurist. DONALD C. SMITH is an information systems consultant with Renaissance Partners, L.C. in Pompano Beach, Forida. WARREN E. SNYDER, PH.D. ‘76M received his Ph.D. in human development from Virginia Tech in May 2003. Warren retired from the U.S. Army in 1998 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He is currently an educational project leader for Sytex Inc. in Newington,Virginia.


JUDGE ERNEST J. DISANTIS, JR. is the new secretary of Cathedral Preparatory School’s Alumni Association.

March 6

DENNIS C. O’BRIEN was elected to the board of trustees for Saint Mary’s Home in Erie.

April 17


National Alumni Board Meeting Boardroom, Old Main Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner Yehl Alumni Room

May 8

Spring Commencement Erie Civic Center

SYLVIA (RAFFAENNER) SMITH (VMC) earned her advanced certificate in religious education leadership from Mercyhurst College. She is a religious education leader from Holy Cross Parish in Fairview.

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Stay in touch and see the history of Gannon as it’s made! Gannon Magazine is published three times annually (Winter, Spring and Summer) by t...