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A First Day—Of Service

We’re Back! For the third consecutive year, Saint Vincent College has been ranked in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Guidebook. Read More On Page 7

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Monroe Crossing, Concert Series October 5: 8 p.m.

Fall Sky Show and Dynamic Earth, Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium October 13, November 10, December 8: 11 a.m.

New Horizons Lecture Series Fred Thompson and Howard Dean debate October 25: 7:30 p.m.

4th Nationwide Catholic Arts Exhibition The Saint Vincent Gallery October 30 - December 9, 2012

Andrew Tyson, Concert Series November 3: 8 p.m.

Founders’ Day November 15: 4 p.m.

Wimmer Exam, November 17: 9 a.m., Fred Rogers Center

Saint Vincent Camerata, Academy Chamber Orchestra December 2: 2 p.m., Archabbey Basilica

December Commencement December 15: 11 a.m.

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The Stevens family: Leslie, SHU’10; Kimberly, C’07; John, C’73; and Michael, C’11.

Stevens Family: Generations of Success

or three generations, members of the Stevens family have enjoyed success at Saint Vincent College. Saint Vincent has been a way of life, starting with John Stevens, Sr., C’37. “We lived in Altoona and my grandfather was a benefactor of Saint Francis College, but my father went against the grain and chose to attend Saint Vincent, then a bitter rival to Saint Francis,” said John Stevens. Years later, when it came time for John to make his own college selection, he visited Saint Vincent and liked what he saw. Stevens had two professors who were just starting their careers— Brother Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., who had graduated from Northwestern University and is now president of the College, and Dr. Michael Botsko, who had joined the faculty after graduating from Duquesne. Years later, John’s own children, Kimberly, C’07, and Michael, C’11, had Dr. Botsko for some of the same courses. “They told me how he brought a high level of energy—and chalk dust—into the classroom, the same things I experienced 40 years ago.” “When you completed the mathematics curriculum with such a high caliber of educators, you felt a tremendous sense of accomplishment,” he said. “When you sense that you have the respect of people like Brother Norman and Dr. Botsko it does a lot for your confidence and self-esteem.” After graduation, Stevens worked for the former Equibank in securities trading and investments where he also met his wife of 30 years, Leslie. He subsequently worked at Mellon Bank for six years and with the Bank of America for seven years. He has worked for the past 14 years with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey in Pittsburgh. Kimberly Stevens graduated in 2007 after having served in a host of campus clubs and organizations. She was recognized with the conferral of the President’s Award in 2007 for her outstanding service. She is a CPA and works as a senior financial analyst at Philips Respironics in Murrysville. Michael majored in math and captained the cross country team to its first-ever NCAA conference championship. John Stevens chairs a special project to gather support from other mathematics alumni to fund a classroom in the new Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion that will honor the career service of Dr. Botsko. The classroom is part of the $39 million construction and renovation of the former Science Center. For him, he says, the project is “a no brainer.” —Don Orlando



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A Day of Service, Saint Vincent In Top Tier, Scholarship For Service, More ‘Where Are They Now?’

The PeIple’s Business Draws Alumni

News Briefs


China Trip Honorary Degree, Poetry Prize, Spring Travel

Faculty 50 An American Citizen, New Book Forthcoming

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20 Remembering Father Gilbert

Journey of a Lifetime,Tennis Sweeps, Football preview, Kevin Gatons


James Ragan, Class Notes


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Cover Photo: Students at Saint Vincent College prepare to go out for a day of service in the local community. Front row, Deven Gross, a senior sociology major; Abby Geisel, a junior communication major; back, from left, Sadie Stresky, a senior communication major; Omena Igbayo, a freshman biochemistry major; Rachel Ejzak, a freshman biology major. Photo by Jordan Hainsey.

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ust Just as the seasons change in the natural world, time at an academic institution follows a natural progression. During the summer when students are taking advantage of summer courses, internship, travel, service or job opportunities, faculty and staff draw a collective breath, take advantage of special opportunities and finalize plans for the coming academic year. So it was at Saint Vincent this summer. In addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ traditional training camp, we had the opportunity to celebrate our longtime relationship with the Steelers and the Rooney family as we presented “The Chief, “ a one-man play celebrating the life of Steelers founder Art Rooney Sr., accompanied by “An Exhibition of Art” featuring Steelers artwork. At a gala opening the run, Art Rooney Jr. sat at his father’s desk and reminisced as sportscaster Bob Pompeani asked questions. During the interview, Pompeani asked Art whether he agreed with some of the speculation that the drafting of defensive lineman Joe Greene was the most significant acquisition in turning the team around from winning to losing. Art’s response was, “What do you expect me to say? He’s sitting right out there,” so Pompeani turned to Joe and said, “My understanding is this is the first time you’ve seen the play, The Chief. Can you share with us your reactions to the play?” Mean Joe was visibly emotional, touched his heart and seemed to tear up. Immediately the audience broke out in applause. Also drawing visitors to campus was the biennial Fred Forward conference, carrying on the life work of “Mister Rogers” and offering new professionals in children’s media the opportunity to network with established experts and help to set the agenda in the field of early learning. High school students visited campus for the Faith and Reason summer program, which introduces bright and capable students to the rich intellectual tradition of the Catholic faith, allowing them to address some of the most fundamental questions facing humanity from a Catholic perspective. As summer drew to a close, we were delighted to welcome three of the first nine students to attend the Faith and Reason program as freshmen this fall. Our new students began to forge bonds with the local community through the fifth annual Service to Community Day, during which they rolled up their sleeves to help 37 local nonprofits and community organizations complete important projects. As we participate in the excitement of this election year, we are most proud of the contributions our alumni are making in government service; a selection of SVC movers and shakers is featured in this edition. We will bring a pair of nationally known politicians to campus on Oct. 25, when Fred Thompson, former U.S. senator from Tennessee and Republican presidential contender, will debate Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont and Democratic presidential candidate. Please know you are welcome to join us for this 8 p.m. presentation in the New Horizons Speakers Series at the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Also in October, we will kick off a yearlong celebration of the Year of Faith, declared by Pope Benedict XVI to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. We invite you to join in one or more of the many events being planned. Finally, let me offer thanks to our donors who support Saint Vincent College and provide us with opportunities to expand our academic offerings, help students with scholarships and so much more. Your faithfulness and generosity are appreciated!

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A Day Of Service

Hundreds of Saint Vincent College students went to work at community service projects throughout Westmoreland County prior to the start of the school year, as the fifth annual Service to the Community Day was held. The day reinforces to incoming students how Saint Vincent integrates service projects into the experiences of every student. Dozens of area non-profit and community organizations greeted groups of students, who painted, cleaned, repaired, and landscaped, among other tasks. Service Learning Director Kelly King said this project engages Saint Vincent College students with the community. “This demonstrates our Benedictine mission by giving students an opportunity to serve the region in a very personal way,” she said. Some of the 37 organizations the project involved were the American Red Cross, Christ the Divine Teacher School, City of Latrobe, Faith in Action, Greensburg Central Catholic High School, Keystone State Park, Latrobe Parks and Recreation, Latrobe Regional Health and Rehabilitation, Laurel Highlands, Lifeway Pregnancy Center, McKenna Senior Center, Ligonier Bethlen Cottages, Pennsylvania CleanWays, Saint Vincent Gristmill, and the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, among others. At the nature reserve, pictured on the cover, students worked in the garden and helped make “tree Cookies”, wooden building blocks that will become part of the nature exploration children’s areas. “The project is an opportunity for students to bond with each other as well as with other members of the Saint Vincent community including faculty, administration Saint Vincent Magazine

and staff members who participate,” King said. Through service projects, students find elements in the community that go beyond the classroom, some of which can help in career choices. In addition to first-year students, nearly 100 upperclassmen who serve on the Orientation Committee act as mentors to the incoming freshmen and volunteer alongside them. The Office of Service Learning and Community Outreach works with organizations in the area throughout the school year to plan service opportunities for students. 5

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Kissell Family Dedicates Scholarship To Service Learning involvement with his A priest at Saint Vincent church—Saint Cecilia in changed the course of Whitney—and with other Thomas Kissell’s life, organizations such as something he has never serving on the board of forgotten. Overly’s Country Christmas The son of a coal miner/ and with the Westmoreland farmer father and a County Chapter of the homemaker from United, Pennsylvania Association Kissell, C’51, had never been of School Retirees. He has beyond Greensburg until he received the Letterman joined the Navy in 1943 at of Distinction Award and age 17. After serving for 27 Alumnus of Distinction Award months in the Pacific Theater, from Saint Vincent College, and an honorable discharge, where over the years he he returned home. He has been involved with the obtained a job at Jeannette Alumni Council, the Drug and Tire and Rubber, but when Alcohol Primary Prevention the company began layoffs, Program, Vocational as one of the recent hires, he Educational Programming, lost his job. He made plans and the Letterman’s Club. to go to school in Hershey Thus, a few years ago, to train for the Pennsylvania when the ten Kissell children State Police, and even had and their children wanted a letter of recommendation to do something to honor from his pastor. However, Thomas M. and Helen Kissell their parents, they looked when the time came for him at the couple’s life of service to leave, his pastor, Rev. Louis and established the Helen and Tom Kissell Endowed Hohos, would not let him go. Scholarship for Service Learning at Saint Vincent College. “He said to me, ‘you’re going to Saint Vincent,’” Kissell “There is no question that Saint Vincent is special to recalled. He called Father Edmund Cuneo, O.S.B., the both of my parents,” said Helen Kissell Burns. “We wanted dean, but the dean responded that not only was there to recognize something that was important to them. So no room, but there was a waiting list in the hundreds. my siblings and I decided to establish a scholarship in The pastor did not give up, Kissell said, telling the dean their honor.” “‘When you needed money for the college, Tommy Kissell The Kissells’ ten children include Helen Burns, Paulette went door to door to solicit funds for you. He didn’t turn Stratico, Darlene Kimmel, Don, Kathryn Mitchell, Cindy you down.’ I was enrolled.” Hoffman, Annette Mowery, Jennifer Strayer, Kevin, and Kissell went to work before he went to school, however, the late Dr. Thomas X. Kissell. Two of the Kissells’ 25 getting up at 2 a.m. to tend to a coke oven in United, grandchildren have attended Saint Vincent, the daughters and finishing at 6 a.m. He even had energy left for the of Helen and Gerald Burns: Jodi C. Kraisinger, C’91, and baseball team until the sport was discontinued at the end Courtney Marie Burns, C’03. of his sophomore year. The Navy veteran married Helen During a recent afternoon visit, the Kissells displayed Whisdosh while still in school, and they had two of their the “surprise” letter they received in 2007 from ten children before he obtained his bachelor of science then-President Jim Towey announcing the gift of the degree in education. scholarship, as well as thank-you notes written by several Over his long career in education, he has been an students who have benefited from the scholarship in the English teacher at Hurst High School, an evening school past few years. instructor at Saint Vincent, supervising principal in the The first award helped pay travel costs for a student to Unity Township and then the Unity-Youngstown Joint go to Brazil where she spent a week working with AIDS School District, assistant superintendent and then patients. The most recent stipend went to a student who superintendent of the Greater Latrobe School District, and worked with the poor in Nicaragua. superintendent of the Penn Cambria School District. He “Our children know how I feel about Saint Vincent. They retired in 1986. know my heart’s there,” Kissell said. The scholarship is a Just as important as his work and his family, was—and way of keeping it there.” is—giving back. During his career and in retirement, he —Kim Metzgar has served with dozens of professional, community, and church organizations. Since retirement, he continues Saint Vincent Magazine


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Top Tier

Magazine Features Saint Vincent Saint Vincent College was featured in the most recent edition of Kingdom Magazine, a magazine first available to friends and associates of Latrobe’s Arnold Palmer, and now available at private clubs and golfers around the globe. The three-page spread included a photo of the renovated 19th century barn used as an environmental education center on the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve, named after the golfing legend’s late wife. A promotional advertisement from the college (see article on college marketing later in this issue) followed the feature. A photo of the new Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion is included in the spread, which also mentions the Fred Rogers Center and the Loe China Studies Center, as well as the college’s committment to service opportunities. Information on the 49 undergraduate programs is also provided. Arnold Palmer and his daughters helped fund development of the nature reserve after Winnie Palmer’s passing, as a tribute to her interest in and commitment to nature. “One of Winnie’s great concerns over the years is that kids spend too much time in front of the computer and not enough time outdoors,” Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., told the magazine. He got to know Winnie Palmer when she served on the Saint Vincent College Board of Directors. “Now we have this beautiful community resource.”

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For the third consecutive year, Saint Vincent College has been ranked in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges in the 2013 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges Guidebook. The rankings are based on 16 key measures of quality including peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, alumni giving, graduation rate performance and high school counselor undergraduate academic reputation ratings. Saint Vincent moved up in the new rankings from a tie at 157 to a tie at 145 among the 181 colleges and universities selected for inclusion in the top tier of the best national liberal arts colleges. “We are committed to our mission as a college of high academic quality and high values, and appreciate that we continue to be recognized as one of the nation’s best,” commented Brother Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president of Saint Vincent College. The rankings are also available at: Fall 2012

Nation Pays Tribute To Arnold Palmer, D’96 the world. It wasn’t just about winning golf tournaments. It was about being a role model and giving back to the community.” Palmer’s charitable contributions include the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center in California, the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies, the Arnold Palmer Pavilion at Excela Health, Latrobe, and the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent, among many other activities. “I hope I can thank you properly and tell you how much it means to me to be here to accept this award,” Palmer said. “I’m very humbled. Thank you very much.”

rnold Palmer is “an icon of American sports, and a success in all of his endeavors—a humanitarian, a businessman, a philanthropist. He personifies the American dream... Born to humble beginnings and raised in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Arnie rose from blue collar roots, becoming the King, the ‘King of Golf.’ As King of Golf he raised up ‘Arnie’s Army.’ As King he always demonstrated sportsmanship, courtesy, and friendship to fans and competitors alike... As Arnie’s Army followed him through the course, he taught everyone about perseverance and discipline.” The above words were read by Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives during the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Arnold Palmer, recipient of an honorary degree from Saint Vincent College in 1996. “After amassing countless accolades on the golf course during his storied career, Arnold Palmer joined a Mount Rushmore of American heroes, including George Washington and Neil Armstrong, when he was honored for his far-reaching lifetime contributions,” wrote Stephen Hennessey, golf writer, following the ceremony September 12 in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. “Your tireless efforts to save lives, not just your short game, make you an immortal,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. “Arnold embodied the hard-working spirit of America, and he played a game we could all try to be good at,” said golfer Jack Nicklaus. “Arnold Palmer is here today because throughout his life he has been a model of integrity, passion and committment,” said Speaker of the House John Boehner. California Congressman Joe Baca said that “we are here today to honor a legend. A giant for golfers around Saint Vincent Magazine

Arnold Palmer accepts the Congressional Medal of Honor in Washington, D.C. on September 12.


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The People’s Business Draws Alumni TO Work IN Harrisburg, Washington, D.C. BY THERESA SCHWAB


ometimes the inspiration comes from a book about the historic exploits of presidents or a politician visits a classroom to talk to youngsters about the world of politics. Sometimes it is the example of parents stressing the need to give back to others, a desire to follow in the footsteps of a beloved parent, or college experiences and the faculty members who inspire students to seek internships in government service. For a variety of reasons, Saint Vincent College alumni and even a faculty member have found themselves drawn to work in Harrisburg and Washington, doing the “people’s business.” And though media polls may show a general disenchantment on the part of the public with politics, especially in this election season, the actual work of doing the government’s business still seems to attract bright, hard-working people who are inspired by the knowledge that doing public service is indeed special.


For Gregory Fajt, C’77, the path to his current position as a commissioner on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in Harrisburg took him from his Greensburg home to enroll as an accounting student at Saint Vincent, following in the footsteps of two older brothers,

Gerry, C’69, and Dan, C’75, who also earned accounting degrees at Saint Vincent, which has a strong bond with the Fajt family. Earning that degree was a move designed to ensure future employability, Fajt said, though, he admitted, “I always had an interest in public service, even back to my days in junior high school when I started to realize that I wanted to run for elective office and do something in the public service field.” (A visit to his junior high class by state Sen. John Scales impressed him so that he remembers thinking, “That’s what I want to be someday.”) But dreams of public office were put on hold for a while when he became a CPA and he started working as an accountant. After three years, he concluded, “I didn’t want to do this the rest of my life, so I decided to follow in the footsteps of my older brother and go to law school, and later I got the political bug again.” After graduating from Duquesne University law Gregory Fajt, C’77, Commissioner, school, where his special Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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interest was taxation, he was employed as an attorney for about 10 years, when he decided to seek public office. He ran for a position as a state representative in 1988—but lost. “It was a close race; I lost by only 1 1/2 percent, and the night I lost, I announced then that I’d run again, and in 1990, I won the race as a state representative.” For six years Fajt represented the 42nd district, which included his Mt. Lebanon home in Pittsburgh. While in the House he focused on tax policy and economic development issues and served on the Finance, Judiciary, Professional Licensure and Tourism committees. After that, he ran for a seat in the state Senate—and lost. Since he had given up his state House position, he was out of work, and so in 1997 he joined a Pittsburgh law firm, and over the next seven years he concentrated on the areas of estate planning and corporate law. But government service would call him back. When Gov. Ed Rendell was elected in 2002, Fajt was asked to become Secretary of Revenue. “It was the best job I’ve ever had. It combined my interest in accounting and law, and my love of politics, all in one job. I loved being Secretary of Revenue. And Gov. Rendell was great; he was the smartest, hardest-working boss I’ve ever worked for. To this day, we have a very good relationship. He was demanding, but he was a great, great guy, a very good boss. It was fun and challenging to work for him.” That good working relationship resulted in Fajt’s being

“The great thing about Saint Vincent was that it really nurtured me. It drove home the belief that you can do anything with your life. My mother and father had drilled that into their seven children; ‘you can be anything and do anything in life,’ but at Saint Vincent, I realized that was true.”—Gregory Fajt, C’77 named the governor’s Chief of Staff in February 2007. That position is the top advisor to the governor and manages the day-to-day activities of the executive branch of state government, including 18 cabinet agencies and the Governor’s Office. “That was like jumping out of the frying pan into the fire,” Fajt laughed. “As chief of staff, you deal with everything—environmental disasters... natural disasters...police shootings, school closings.. employee misbehavior...everything that goes on; I oversaw 80,000 employees in the Commonwealth, which has a $27-billion-dollar budget. My job was to be a gobetween for the governor and the legislature. As chief of staff, you were always on call. It was stressful, but at the same time, exhilarating. You are in the middle of everything that goes on in the state.” He served in that capacity for two years, and in 2009, he was named by Gov. Rendell to be chairman of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, which oversees and regulates the gaming industry. The gaming legislation, Saint Vincent Magazine

“I’ve enjoyed my career,” he said. “I wouldn’t do anything differently, and I would encourage young people to get into public office. I do public service because it’s something I love. I don’t go in with an agenda.”—Gregory Fajt, C’77 permitting casinos, was passed in 2004. “Since the first casino opened in October 2006, the gaming industry has paid to the Commonwealth $7 billion in taxes and fees. The majority of the money—little more than half—is going to property tax reduction. A lot of people don’t realize they are getting that property tax reduction, but, on average, each homeowner is getting $200 a year. The rest of the money goes to the horse racing industry for added purses and the revenues have also gone to an economic development fund for western Pennsylvania that helps pay down the bond on the Pittsburgh airport, makes a significant annual contribution to the arena in Pittsburgh and also gives money to local fire departments.” When Gov. Tom Corbett came into office, he named a new chairman, and the Senate Democrats named Fajt to his present position as a commissioner on the Board. “I’ve enjoyed my career,” he said. “I wouldn’t do anything differently, and I would encourage young people to get into public office. I do public service because it’s something I love. I don’t go in with an agenda. That may sound self-serving, but I really do it because I don’t trust anyone more than I trust me. I think public service is a great calling. My parents taught me at a young age to give back to society, and I’ve always taken that to heart. I know I could make more money in the private sector, but this is what I love.” “The great thing about Saint Vincent was that it really nurtured me. It drove home the belief that you can do anything with your life. My mother and father had drilled that into their seven children; ‘you can be anything and do anything in life,’ but at Saint Vincent, I realized that was true. I forged a lot of friendships at Saint Vincent, and a lot of my best friends are people from Saint Vincent whom I’ve stayed in close contact with. Saint Vincent is a great institution. I learned a lot from the priests and the lay faculty.” Especially meaningful to him, he points out, is that both sets of grandparents, his parents, numerous aunts and uncles—including his special mentor, teacher, and uncle Father Anthony Burlas, O.S.B.—are all buried at Saint Vincent. Giving back continues to be important to Fajt. He was named Big Brother of the Year for Allegheny County in 2002, and currently is on the board of directors for ACHIEVA and the Burgess McCormac Foundation. He also has served on the boards for the Pittsburgh Blind Association, Beginning with Books, and Saint Anne Home.


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IMICHAEL WALSH, C’96 For another alumnus, Michael Walsh, C’96, his campus experiences and campaign work, which grew out of an early interest in history and politics, would lead him to a career in Harrisburg where he currently serves as Deputy Secretary for Administration at the Pennsylvania Department of Education. “My interest in public service and government goes all the way back to grade school. I was reading books about history and presidents back then,” he recalled. “I remember my dad traveling and bringing back a book on JFK, so I was reading about the civil rights movement of the 60s, social justice, and issues like that, and when I got to college, it was a foregone conclusion that I would be a political science major.” For Walsh, an important part of learning was not just in the classroom at Saint Vincent. “I think they (my teachers) had as profound an impact outside the classroom as inside the classroom because I remember talking about not just politics but current events with professors such as Chuck Manoli, Jim Meny, Susan Sommers, Bill Snyder, and Dennis McDaniel.” Walsh believed that being “engaged in the community” was an important way to learn about his chosen field. The Chester County native interned for Sen. Harris Wofford in Philadelphia, and was impressed by the veteran politician’s dedication to civil rights, having worked with Martin Luther King and helping to start the Peace Corps. “I have two professors especially to thank—Brother Norman (Hipps), O.S.B., and Dr. (Gabriel) Pellathy.” Walsh credited then-provosit Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., for giving him special opportunities to be involved in some

“There were two important messages that I took away from Saint Vincent, ‘welcome all as Christ,’ and ‘be in service to your neighbor at every opportunity.’”—Mike Walsh, C’96 major campus planning. At the start of Walsh’s sophomore year, he recalled being surprised to be summoned to the Provost’s office by Brother Norman who had been his freshman math teacher. To his delight, Walsh was asked to serve as a student member of the College Board of Directors’ Planning Committee. “I was thrilled, and I did that—serving from my sophomore through senior years— and I also worked on the Sesquicentennial Committee. I have to thank Brother Norman for giving me those opportunities outside of math class to be engaged in extra work. We were doing a lot of good things back then... building Rooney Hall, putting on an addition to the library. A lot of fun things were happening, and my experience, because of this, was better.” While searching for a speaker to talk to the Student Democrats, Walsh learned from Dr. Pellathy that thenstate Rep. Allen Kukovich would be willing to speak to

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Michael Walsh, C’96, Deputy Secretary for Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Education the group. Walsh invited the legislator that year, and the following year invited him again. And then, during Walsh’s senior year, when Rep. Kukovich was running for state Senate, the young student got involved in working on that campaign and happily recalls the victorious primary night. “It was during my senior year, April 23—my 22nd birthday—Allen won the contest, and ultimately he gave me my first job after college.” That first job out of college for Walsh was serving as director of policy and communications for Sen. Kukovich. For the next six years, Walsh focused on regional economic development initiatives and smart growth projects in southwestern Pennsylvania. “We worked with a lot of communities in Westmoreland County and started the Smart Growth Partnership, which is still in existence today. We were helping communities plan for the future, talking about conserving open space and focusing on downtown areas.” At the time, he also earned a master of public management degree at Carnegie Mellon University. In February of 2003, Walsh joined the Rendell administration, serving as Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Administration, the late Robert Barnett. The Office of Administration oversees the IT and human resources functions for the 78,000 state employees. Later Walsh was named Special Assistant to the Governor, and he focused on the implementation of the


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“When I speak to students, I tell them I think there is no higher calling in general than the service we can provide to each other. That doesn’t mean just public service, and not just professional but personal service. I see so much of that at Saint Vincent, not just with my fellow alumni, but the professors and the students who are engaged in service around the world.”—Mike Walsh, C’96 newly-passed gaming legislation, which would launch the first state agency in nearly 30 years. After working on the start-up plan, Walsh was appointed the first director of administration of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. “We were starting a new agency from scratch. There were no casinos or gaming facilities yet, no staff to license and regulate them. We had to start it all. I think I was the third employee, and eventually we got up to about 200 employees.” After that, he sought another new challenge when in February 2008 he joined the staff of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. As Deputy Secretary for Administration, he helps to manage the daily administrative operations of an agency of more than 500 staff members. “It allows me to be engaged in the work of public education, something I enjoy. I’ve enjoyed teaching classes myself at Saint Vincent and Penn State.” One interest has been energy efficiency in the classroom. “Just as Saint Vincent has sought to build LEED-certified energy efficient buildings with the Rogers Center and the Science Center, and the campus is promoting policies that are sustainable, we want to see that happen in schools all across the Commonwealth. More money can be put into the classroom when less money is spent on energy costs.” Since graduating, Walsh has returned to campus to talk to students. “When I speak to students, I tell them I think there is no higher calling in general than the service we can provide to each other. That doesn’t mean just public service, and not just professional but personal service. I see so much of that at Saint Vincent, not just with my fellow alumni, but the professors and the students who are engaged in service around the world. Service learning has to be a large part of what we teach in school because nothing provides greater satisfaction,” he said. “There were two important messages that I took away from Saint Vincent, ‘welcome all as Christ, and be in service to your neighbor at every opportunity.’” He demonstrates that by working on the Martin Luther King Day of Service, and serving as a board member for the Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County, Historic Harrisburg, and Jump Street Inc., a non-profit educational alliance.

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IJOSEPH PETRARCA, C’84 Having a father serve in the state House in Harrisburg was the inspiration for Rep. Joseph Petrarca, C’84, who has followed in his late father’s footsteps. The younger Petrarca has served in the state House since 1994. He had come from his Vandergrift home to Saint Vincent with an understandable interest in politics and the law. A class taught by Bruce Antkowiak in business law confirmed to the young student that he wanted to head to law school, and he recalled enjoying classes taught by Dr. Gabriel Pellathy as well. “Saint Vincent was a wonderful school,” Petrarca said. “It had a unique way of making everybody feel like they were part of the Saint Vincent family. It gave you a strong community feeling. It was a place that was very positive, and I think that’s why I’ve had such a positive attitude about government service. I look back at those days at Saint Vincent, and I think it made you feel that you were expected to do the right thing, that you wanted to succeed, and do the best that you could.” From an early age, campaigning was a family affair, and Petrarca helped with the campaigns of his namesake father, who would serve for 22 years as a state representative. “My dad was elected when I was about 10 years old. He was gone a lot; it was tough. He missed out

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on a lot of family things, and I’ve probably done the same thing to my kids, but I did see the political life firsthand, and like my father, I believe it is rewarding to be able to help people.” After Saint Vincent, Petrarca earned a law degree at the University of Pittsburgh in 1987, and then moved to Washington and joined the staff as an attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor, then headed by Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole. Petrarca was employed there for three years, and happily met his wife, Elise, who was also an attorney, working in the same office. After that, he returned to Pennsylvania and served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General’s western regional office, covering 27 counties. “It was trial by fire,” he said of the work which involved defending state agencies and personnel. “It was a heavy caseload, and I spent a tremendous amount of time in court doing all phases of trial work.”

“Saint Vincent was a wonderful school. It had a unique way of making everybody feel like they were part of the Saint Vincent family. It gave you a strong community feeling. It was a place that was very positive, and I think that’s why I’ve had such a positive attitude about government service.”—Joseph Petrarca, C’84. But eventually, he decided he would run for the state House, and in 1994, he made a successful bid for office, defeating two other candidates in the primary before a fall election victory. A Democrat, he continues now in elective office serving as the representative for the 55th legislative district, which includes Westmoreland and Armstrong counties. He currently is the chairman of the House Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee, and he was also appointed to serve on the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Transportation Committee. He is particularly pleased, for personal reasons, with his gubernatorial appointment to the Organ Donation Advisory Board. His father had been the recipient of a kidney transplant, and following a transplant operation, was able to serve two more terms in Harrisburg. The senior Petrarca had worked hard on the state organ donation legislation. “When my dad in 1994 was giving his farewell speech to the Legislature when he was retiring, Greg Fajt—then a state representative—came in and interrupted the closing remarks to announce to the Legislature that the governor had just signed the organ donation act that my father had worked so hard for.” The new law set up a board—the Organ Donation Advisory Board—which was to be made up of different representatives, including recipient families. The younger Petrarca was asked to be a board member, and he has been twice reappointed to the board. “I knew what we had gone through with my dad’s organ transplant, but it

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gave us a number of extra years with him, so I thought it was a fantastic thing to go onto the board as a member.” The senior Petrarca died in March 1995, three months after his son had been sworn in as a representative. One of the younger Petrarca’s legislative victories was the introduction of the check-off on vehicle registration that allows donations for the promotion of organ donation information and education. “That was my legislation, and it has raised millions of dollars,” Petrarca said. “I’m most proud of helping people on a daily basis. I know that meant a lot to my father. I don’t think there is any greater honor than being an elected representative, having people put their trust in you and representing them in all aspects of state government. My district offices easily get 1,000 calls a week from people having problems with state government. It is fulfilling to help them.” In 18 years in state government, he has witnessed change. “There is a lot more negativity in government; it didn’t use to be that way. The idea that the government, or people in the government, are not trying to help, or are not working hard or not trying to do the right thing for the right reasons—from my inside view, that is not the case; 99 percent of people in Harrisburg are working hard for the right reasons, to represent their districts.” When he is running for re-election, he switches to campaign mode, but is always actively involved in his district. He has been able to obtain some state grants for Saint Vincent and helped the College obtain state funds for the science center project. “I saw what my dad was able to do in our area. He helped a lot of people and helped our communities. My goal is to make state government work for the people of our area, to make sure government is helping folks and doing the right thing. I want to make sure we get our fair share of state dollars and try to make this a great area to live, work and raise a family.”


Another elected representative in Harrisburg with ties to Saint Vincent is faculty member Rep. Rick Saccone. He was elected in November 2010 to serve in the State House from the 39th District representing Washington and Allegheny counties. An assistant professor of politics at Saint Vincent, he is running this fall for re-election in what he said is a tough battle as a Republican in a heavily Democratic area. The first time he won election, he surprised everyone with his defeat of a long-time veteran Democratic politician, who chaired the finance committee. “I ran because I thought government was going in the wrong direction and I believed I had the skill set to make a make changes,” Saccone said. “It was a tough race because this is a district with 76 percent registered Democrats, blue collar Democrats, who haven’t elected a Republican in 50 years.” His strategy was to reach out to voters, one house at a time. His campaign involved knocking on 18,000 doors. “I broke a record, but I wouldn’t have won without


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Army. He served in Baghdad knocking on those doors,” he “When people say, ‘you are my hero, you’ve done and Mosul as a senior said, taking time to talk in his counterintelligence agent office before setting out on something for me,’ I’ve done my job. If I can be their responsible for identifying, an afternoon to once again bridge to the bureaucracy, if I can help... that’s really capturing and interrogating go door-to-door for this fall’s insurgents. re-election bid. It might have rewarding.”—Rep. Rick Saccone, faculty member. That kind of background seemed quite a shift for this sounds like it might equip him retired Air Force officer, who to handle the rough and tumble demands of Harrisburg. also has served as a diplomat in both North and South He is picking his battles, though. “Property tax reform Korea and as a civilian counterintelligence agent in Iraq. is the number one issue. People can’t pay. They are not An Elizabeth Township native, he had served for more getting their money’s worth. They are tapped out.” than a decade as a U.S. Air Force counterintelligence Saccone, who serves on several committees including and special agent, conducting felony, criminal, fraud, Children and Youth, Environmental Resources and Energy, and counterintelligence investigations and operations and Judiciary and Urban Affairs, does see some recent worldwide. He also served as a representative for an legislative victories coming out of Harrisburg including the international organization—the only American to be in on-time passage of two state budgets without an increase North Korea at the time—implementing a negotiated in taxes or borrowing. “We’re doing a lot of things people agreement that called for construction of a nuclear power wanted us to do—we’re drug testing welfare recipients for plant there. After retiring from the Air Force, he remained the first time. We’ve passed tort reform, or at least the in South Korea to work as a TV anchor and eventually first round.” worked in international business for several corporations Despite the pressures of campaigning, the demands of in South Korea and Central America. constantly raising money, and the non-stop 24-7 nature of He earned a Ph.D. in international affairs at the serving as a legislator, he does see some rewards.“When University of Pittsburgh, and then joined the Saint Vincent you can make the government work to help people, to College faculty in 1999. He has been teaching political help lives, when people say, ‘you are my hero, you’ve science, government and international business courses. done something for me,’ I’ve done my job. If I can be His expertise in world travel and international business their bridge to the bureaucracy, if I can help... that’s really has also been put to use accompanying students on trips rewarding.” abroad taken by the Aurelius Scholars and as part of the This fall semester, he is teaching only one class— Global Experience. international relations—while meeting his obligations as Above his desk in his College office is a map which a legislator. He will invite interested students to help with has colored pins marking the 69 countries he has been his re-election campaign in order to give them a better employed in or traveled to. His work has resulted in understanding of the process. “I want them to see how numerous articles on international politics, business, and grassroots politics work. It’s a real eye-opener for young culture. He also has authored seven books on North and people.” South Korea; an eighth book is about Iraq. When America went to war with Iraq, he took a leave from Saint Vincent and volunteered for a civilian assignment with the U.S.


A summer internship first took Gary Stofko, C’00, to Washington, D.C., and it was that first taste of the nation’s capital that has led him to work for the federal government for more than 10 years. He is now a Program Examiner with the National Security Division at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), an office within the Executive Office of the President that has the unique role of improving the efficiency, effectiveness, and fiscal responsibility of federal programs. That first internship was with the political action department at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, one of the largest public employee unions in the country. “This was an organization representing working-class people, and it gave me a view of the political landscape that proved to be insightful and a successful first experience in Washington,” he said. Faculty member Rick Saccone, Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 39th Legislative District, at his swearing-in. Saint Vincent Magazine


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Other internships would also help Stofko’s understanding of the political landscape, including one with the Washington County commissioners and budget office and another with William J. Green and Associates in Pittsburgh, a public relations firm. “Because my experiences were all over the map, so I felt that this gave me political equilibrium and allowed me to see all sides of an issue, which is absolutely essential when solving complex problems.” He decided, when arriving at Saint Vincent from his Monongahela-area home, that he would major in political science and shape campus policies right from the beginning. “I knew there would be unique opportunities at a small liberal arts school to be involved in a variety of Gary Stofko, ‘00, Program Examiner, organizations, and for me student government was first Federal Office of Management and Budget and foremost. I was president of my class for a few years and vice president of the student body which enabled me property cost savings.” to see representative government in process.” He minored In the fall of 2010, he transferred to the National in public administration. Security division of the OMB and to a new portfolio of After graduation, Stofko earned a master’s degree work, which focused on Department of Veterans Affairs, in public administration at the University of Pittsburgh. specifically veterans’ disability compensation, pension While a student at Pitt’s Graduate School of Public and and insurance programs, as well as financial management International Affairs, he interned with the Government issues within the Department. “The unique role of the OMB Accountability Office (GAO), an independent, non-partisan allows you tremendous opportunities in the development agency that, as the fiscal watchdog for Congress, ferrets and execution of the President’s Budget. My superiors rely out waste, fraud, and abuse in federal spending. on my analysis to inform funding recommendations for the “When I first came to Washington, I thought because President’s Budget, which has far-reaching impacts. It’s of my interest in politics, that I would stay for a few constantly challenging.” years, and eventually return to the Pittsburgh area to Though there may be run for political office. criticism of the federal “Our recommendations to Congress can improve Once I got here, and I got government, he said, a better understanding of the efficiency of government programs and “there is a lot of good work government and how it being done that’s often not functions, I began to get potentially generate cost savings, sometimes in recognized.” hooked.” He credits Saint Vincent excess of millions of dollars.”—Gary Stofko, C‘00 After his internship, he with giving him “the was hired by the GAO, the basic foundation...the first of two federal agencies knowledge...the sets of skills to deal with any issue.” He where he has been employed. In seven years at the GAO, is grateful for classes in American political thought and he has conducted program and financial audits in a range public administration taught by Dr. Brad Watson and Dr. of policy areas, including border security, pipeline safety, Gabriel Pellathy—which helped him develop his “initial and human capital issues. The GAO, at the direction of thinking on these issues,” and to Dr. Gary Quinlivan for his Congress, has broad authority to investigate virtually networking on behalf of students and for his inspiration any area of federal spending. “Our recommendations “to work as hard as possible.” to Congress can improve the efficiency of government He volunteers in his community, saying it is important programs and potentially generate cost savings, “to give back”—something he learned from both his sometimes in excess of millions of dollars,” he said. parents and Saint Vincent. He has volunteered for the Based on his performance, he was eventually promoted past six years with a group, Horton’s Kids, a group that to a Senior Policy Analyst overseeing audit teams that provides students in a poor neighborhood of Washington, investigated specific policy issues, most notably federal D.C. with, among other things, tutoring in reading, math, real property management. In 2009, he transitioned and life skills. “It is a wonderful program that truly is a from the GAO and joined the Office of Management comprehensive service provider, taking children to doctor and Budget’s Office of Federal Financial Management, visits, providing a warm coat in the winter, and putting where he became the lead analyst on the government’s a warm meal on the table.” He also sits on the Board of inventory of real estate, encompassing more than 20 Directors for DC LEARNS, a nonprofit that focuses on adult government agencies. He was principally responsible “for literacy issues. identifying efficiencies in the inventory and overseeing For these alumni working in “the people’s business,” the implementation of the President’s Memo on Disposing service is alive and well in Harrisburg and Washington, D.C. of Unneeded Real Estate, which sought $3 billion in real Saint Vincent Magazine


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IEileen Flinn, C’90,

Returns To Saint Vincent By Theresa Schwab Eileen Flinn, C’90, remembers when she first started paying attention to politics. As a sophomore at Pittsburgh’s North Catholic High School there was a discussion in the school cafeteria at lunchtime about the 1984 national re-election bid of President Ronald Reagan, who was running against former Vice President Walter Mondale. “I was always interested in law, government, and political science, but that’s when I really remember first paying attention,” she recalled. Of course, this third-generation lawyer actually decided she wanted to go to law school at the advanced age of six! “My grandfather and uncle were both lawyers, and I was always interested in what they did. My grandfather was a corporate attorney, and my uncle specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and health care.” What she came to realize was that she wanted to learn how to think as a lawyer does, rather than pursue a career that would lead to fulltime work in a law firm. To pursue her goals, she majored in political science at Saint Vincent and minored in history. “I wanted to be able to analyze and be able to solve problems. That was more intriguing to me than going into a law firm. It was more interesting to study the history of law and understand how a court came up with a decision

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and to be able to make sense of it all. So I wanted to go to law school, but not necessarily be a lawyer.” That interest in analytical reasoning has served her well following her graduation magna cum laude from both Saint Vincent and Duquesne University Law School. She has worked in state government in Harrisburg for both Republican and Democratic administrations for the past 14 years. Now she has come full circle and returns to Saint Vincent, where she is now assistant vice president for Institutional Advancement. Here, she will use her considerable skills to promote the College, build the endowment, raise funds, and increase alumni participation. Upon graduating from law school in 1998, Flinn began her career in government service as counsel to thenState Sen. Tim Murphy (now Congressman Murphy), and she also served as executive director for the Senate Aging and Youth Committee for the Senate Republican Caucus. In late 1999, she was recruited by Gov. Tom Ridge’s administration to work in the Governor’s Policy Office on criminal justice, transportation, infrastructure, and technology issues, and she served as the director for criminal justice and public safety. During the administration of Gov. Mark Schweiker, she was promoted to assistant general counsel in the Governor’s Office of General Counsel where she was responsible for all legislation and issues surrounding education, criminal justice, environmental protection, transportation, infrastructure, technology, liquor control, and gaming for the Governor’s Office and agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction. She continued in this role when Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell took office before being named Director of Government Relations under Secretary of Education Vicki L. Phillips. When Phillips left Harrisburg to become Superintendent of the Portland, Oregon, School District, Flinn took a hiatus from state government and moved to Portland to be the Director of Government Relations and Policy for the school district there. She returned to Pennsylvania in 2009, and in February of that year, she was hired by the Senate Democratic Caucus and state Sen. Andrew E. Dinniman to be the Executive Director of the Senate Education Committee for the Democratic Caucus. She has enjoyed her work in Harrisburg, serving in the administrations of three very different governors. “As an attorney, my client is my client. It doesn’t matter what my personal politics are. I’ve worked for both parties, and I can present arguments from both sides. I can say, ‘this is how this is going to be attacked...this is how you can make an is what you can do to garner support from the other side.’” Her work was recognized in June by PoliticsPA, an influential website that reports on the political scene in the Commonwealth. She was tapped as one of Harrisburg’s “smartest staffers,” in a survey of Senate Democratic staff. The site said, “Flinn knows the education code and policy better than anyone,” noting that “she’s a professional, respected by all sides.”


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Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., C’87, S’92, Named Executive Vice President At Saint Vincent


he Rev. Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., C’87, S’92, has been named executive vice president at Saint Vincent College, according to an announcement by Brother Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president, effective June 15. In the new position, Father Paul is the chief advancement officer for the College and works with the president and the members of the board of directors to develop a dynamic philanthropic program by providing vision, leadership and strategic planning for support by

Father Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., gives Governor Tom Corbett a tour of the Fred Rogers Center.

alumni, parents, friends, corporations, businesses, and foundations. Serving since 2009 as executive director of the Saint Vincent Archabbey Apostolates and Endowments, he will also continue to coordinate the institutional advancement programs of the Archabbey and the Seminary including the Benedictine high school in Savannah, Georgia, Saint Vincent foundations in Taiwan and Brazil, and the international Benedictine university of Sant’ Anselmo in Rome. Father Paul previously served as vice president for institutional advancement, dean of admission and financial aid, and acting dean of students. “My current assignment at Saint Vincent involves mostly development work which I enjoy because of the

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great people I have the opportunity to meet,” Taylor said. “The alumni and friends of Saint Vincent are good and generous people, many of whom remain very connected to Saint Vincent, and I try to keep those connections strong.” He is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in mathematics with highest honor and Saint Vincent Seminary where he earned a master of divinity degree in theology with honor. “Saint Vincent College prepared me well with a great foundation to study for a master of arts degree in mathematics at Duke University and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Boston College,” Taylor said. “Upon returning to the monastery, my work has included admissions, financial aid, student life, and development in the college, as well as work in a parish on weekends at Saint Louise de Marillac Parish in Upper Saint Clair, and working also at the Saint Vincent Gristmill. “I have had the pleasure to meet and to work with many of the people serving in public office. In November 2010, then-Governor-elect Tom Corbett asked me to serve on the Education Committee of his Transition Team,” Taylor said. “Since 1999, we’ve developed a partnership with Saint Benedict’s Preparatory School in Newark, N.J., so for 13 years, I have been leading a group of Saint Vincent students to spend a week of service in January each year in this inner-city school operated by the Benedictine monks of Newark Abbey,” he said. “This is a great community. In 2010 I was inducted as an honorary alumnus of Saint Ben’s Prep.” A current member of the Latrobe Area Hospital Charitable Foundation board of directors, Father Paul formerly served on the boards of directors of the Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau, Benedictine Military School, Savannah, and the Saint Vincent College Corporation Board of Incorporators. Father Paul, 47, entered the Benedictine monastic community in 1987, and professed his solemn vows in 1991. He was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Rev. Anthony G. Bosco in 1992. A 1983 graduate of Elk County Catholic High School, Father Paul is the son of Irene S. Taylor of St. Marys, Elk County, and the late Robert Lawrence Taylor. He has two brothers, Larry and Bert, and seven nieces and nephews. Of his hometown, he said, “Saint Vincent has always had a strong partnership with St. Marys. Our foundings were only four years apart and we have similar histories. Many students have come to Saint Vincent from St. Marys over the years to receive a quality Benedictine education and have enjoyed success in their work, in their families and in the church, and I’m sure that tradition will continue in the years to come.”


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Suzanne Wilcox English Named Vice President Of Marketing, Communications uzanne Wilcox English has been appointed vice president of marketing and communications at Saint Vincent College, according to an announcement by Brother Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president. In the newly-created position, she is responsible for leading the College in developing an integrated marketing and communication effort directed at student recruitment in meeting enrollment challenges, and prospective donors in meeting fund raising goals. “I look forward to working with members of the College community to highlight the unique attributes of a Saint Vincent education and determine how best to communicate them to today’s teens as well as more mature students,” English said. “My goal is to work together with talented faculty, staff and students across campus, as well as alumni, to develop a clear and cohesive message so that Saint Vincent speaks with a unified voice that clearly articulates its strengths.” English earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communication with highest honor from Saint Bonaventure University and a master of business administration degree from The University of Findlay. She previously served as director of public information at the University of Findlay and as director of media relations and senior team leader in marketing and public relations at Saint Bonaventure. At Findlay, she also served as a project leader for Habitat for Humanity, freshman community service projects and Women Build. She was also an adviser to the Public Relations Student Society of America and an adjunct professor of public relations writing. English explained that prospective students can be a hard demographic group to reach, so marketing to those

Suzanne English talks about marketing to staff member Simon Stuchlik, C’12. students will include advertising at malls, and possibly Pandora, the online radio player. “We are also thinking about reaching out to the parents with billboards on the approaches to high schools in our target areas,” she said. “We are trying to increase institutional awareness in the local area with billboards on the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Route 30,” English added. “The ‘Success Starts Here’ video is airing on the stats scoreboard at Steelers home games and we will be advertising in the Pittsburgh Penguins program for the upcoming season.” Active in professional service, English is president of the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and advised Findlay’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. She has been active in civic, community and church service projects. She and the Saint Bonaventure communications team were recognized with the Bronze Excalibur Award for Crisis Communications by the Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of PRSA, and she has received the Editorial Staff Person of the Year Award from American Publishing Company and a first place award for Best News Reporting from the Associated Press Managing Editors of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the inaugural class of Leadership Cattaraugus, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. She is professed as a lay member of the Order of Franciscans Secular.

Below, Saint Vincent College billboard on the Pennsylvania turnpike, part of increased marketing efforts.

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New Recruitment Initiative Kicks Off By Liz Cousins A new recruitment effort will combine the efforts of the marketing, admission and alumni offices to attract students from various areas of the country. Mike Gerdich, C’98, director of alumni relations, explained that the effort will utilize the efforts of alumni in areas where the College would like to recruit. The alumni will be tasked with attending college fairs and making visits to high schools to pique high school students’ interest in Saint Vincent. “Eventually, we’d like the alumni to help us host prospective students at get acquainted days in these cities,” Gerdich said. “Ultimately, we’d like to work with the career center to open up internships and job opportunities with these graduates as well.” Suzanne English, vice president for marketing and communications, explained that the initiative is an attempt to draw on the people who know Saint Vincent best and who have great experiences to share with young people. The alumni and admission offices have “identified a number of cities to target with this initiative. For this recruiting season, we will be doing a pilot study in eight to 10 cities to work with alumni. We are also going to coordinate marketing efforts in three of these areas—Buffalo, Fort Lauderdale, and Baltimore/Washington—so that we can target ads to prospective students at the same time that alumni are going to be at college fairs and meeting prospective students and parents.” “Saint Vincent alumni are all over the map,” Gerdich added. “And our alumni are our best ambassadors. It makes sense to work with them to seek out students who would be a good match with Saint Vincent and to encourage those students to consider and ultimately select Saint Vincent.” Another facet of the alumni recruiting initiative is renewed emphasis on the alumni grant that is made available to students who know Saint Vincent alumni. The grant, which is good for $1,000 a year for all four years, is obtained by having the alumnus complete and submit a recommendation form for the prospective student. Ed McCormick, C’79 and president of the Alumni Council, has completed “dozens of forms over the last several years.” As a former high school teacher, McCormick had contact with students in the classroom or the guidance office at Hempfield Area High School near Greensburg, and would approach students “with the values and work ethic that would be a good fit with what Saint Vincent offers.” For more information about how to recommend a prospective student for the alumni grant, contact the alumni relations office at or 724-805-2568. Saint Vincent Magazine


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Sacrifice& Devotion

Mark Beloved Monk’s Life By Liz Cousins

Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., in Sebastian’s Garden, prior to the kickoff of the fundraising campaign that resulted in construction of the Parish Center. Saint Vincent Magazine


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The Panebiancos are not the only ones who remember ather Gilbert Burke, O.S.B., P’53, C’58, S’62, died on Father Gilbert’s kind demeanor. Sunday, June 17, and was buried on Friday, June Eileen Foski, a member of the Saint Vincent Basilica 22. From his first appointment at Saint Vincent in Parish, was a member of the Saint Vincent Ladies the Office of Public Relations in 1960, Father Gilbert Auxiliary when Father Gilbert was its moderator. “He was became the “public face” of Saint Vincent to the local always so gentle. He appreciated everything you did for community and beyond, serving later as alumni director him. You couldn’t find a nicer person,” she said. for both the College and the Seminary and director of Molly Robb Shimko, C’90, knew Father Gilbert for more the Saint Vincent Development Club. Over the years, than 25 years, from her freshman year at Saint Vincent Father Gilbert touched the lives of thousands of people. in 1986. In that time, he concelebrated at her wedding He baptized more infants, witnessed more weddings, ceremony, and the funeral masses for both of her presided over more funerals, heard more confessions, parents. “I’ll always cherish the way that he would greet and anointed more sick persons than any other me when I was with my husband,” she added. “‘Mrs. Molly Benedictine in recent years, according to his obituary. Ann Robb Shimko, Saint Vincent College 1990, and her His gentle manner and friendly smile along with a phehusband Kenneth Andrew Shimko, a Gannon University nomenal memory for names, including middle initials, enalumnus’.” deared him to students, alumni, parishioners, and people Shimko fondly remembers that Father Gilbert was “of from every walk of life. On the occasion of his 50th antremendous help to me when I was the alumni council niversary of ordination to the Priesthood in June of 2012, president.” She was one of the first women to serve on more than 700 family members and friends gathered in alumni council. “I appreciated Father Gilbert’s leadership. the Saint Vincent Basilica to celebrate his life, his service He helped me develop the plan to create the Alumni to the church, and to society. Council Endowed Scholarship Fund. He was always seeking Among many other assignments Father Gilbert was to advance the mission of Saint Vincent and of the alumni associate pastor at Saint Bruno Parish, South Greensburg council in a powerful way.” (1976-1982), pastor of Saint Bruno (1982-1987), and Shimko has served on concurrent with his pastorate the Easter Ball Committee there, planned construction with Father Gilbert, Amy of the Gilbert Straub Plaza, “He was always a very kind man, Panebianco, and Walt a high-rise residence for Nalducci, C’90, since it the elderly, adjacent to the very friendly, and he knew everybody. was started. “That was a church. According to Amy wonderful achievement,” she Panebianco, Esq. C’88, and her He always tried to make people feel said. “He was an important mother, Judy, the Panebianco welcome and included. Any time you part of it. The Easter Ball family was close friends with brings Saint Vincent alumni Father Gilbert for years, were with him, you always felt like the together in such a festive including hosting him and his way. mother for holiday dinners. center of attention.” “He brought new ideas “I’ve known Father Gilbert —Amy Panebianco, Esq., C’88 to the table,” Shimko since I was in the first added. “He was a wonderful grade,” Amy said. “He was collaborator, and was able to the assistant pastor at Saint bring people of different views together.” Bruno when I started school there.” Father Gilbert had a way of balancing his personal life While Amy was volunteering at Saint Anne’s Home, she with his religious duties. Nalducci didn’t know Father met Father Gilbert’s mother, Mary, and the families soon Gilbert when he was a student at Saint Vincent, but the became close. “He was always a very kind man, very two became close when Nalducci became president of the friendly, and he knew everybody,” Amy said. “He always alumni council when Father Gilbert was alumni director. tried to make people feel welcome and included. Any “He was the ideal priest.” Nalducci added. “He time you were with him, you always felt like the center of exemplified a sense of holiness and regular qualities that attention.” Judy remembers that his usual response to the greeting allowed him to relate and touch the lives of so many people.” “It’s good to see you, Father,” was “Well, it’s good to be “I don’t how or why or when we got together, but we seen.” She also spoke of his kindness and willingness to became close friends,” said George Marcinko, C’57. help others. “He was giving. No matter what you asked of him, When Amy and her brother, Patrick, were in elementary he would do his damnedest to satisfy your request,” school, they had to ride the school bus to Saint Paul’s Marcinko added. School, where they would transfer to a different bus that “Each year our involvement, respect, for him grew,” would bring them to Saint Bruno’s School. “Patrick would Marcinko said. “He never said no.” hide at Saint Paul’s so he would miss the bus, and Father George and Mary Marcinko were in Gilbert would drive up to Saint Paul’s to get him and bring attendance at his Jubilee celebration in June. him to school,” Judy added. Saint Vincent Magazine


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“It spoke to his gentle kindheartedness that he was able to be with people when they needed a priest the most. That reinforces what I had learned in the Seminary.” —Father Thomas Curry, O.S.B. “There were 10 or 11 of us from our class, and we sat together at the right front side of the Basilica. His family was on the left, and we were together on the right. It was very moving to be there and to be recognized as his classmates.” In his first assignment after being ordained, as parochial vicar for the Saint Vincent Basilica, with Father Gilbert as the pastor pro tem, Father Tom Curry, O.S.B., S’02, said that Father Gilbert “taught me how to be a priest. Gilbert taught me that it’s one thing to know the theology, it’s another to work with the sacraments and the people. He taught me how to work with people, how to make it a way of life. He wasn’t just a boss but a mentor.” “The first thing I remember he told me was ‘Kill the people with kindness,’” Curry added. “It was a devotion of his to read the obituary page,” Curry said of Father Gilbert’s nightly reading. “He’d read the obituaries in the Latrobe Bulletin, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the Tribune-Review. He said as a priest it was important to read the obituaries. We’d often be together, he reading the obituaries, and I watching TV or reading. And when he found a name he recognized, he would tell me something about the deceased person, including husband or wife, children. Oh, and their middle name!” “He told me to learn people’s names. He didn’t teach me the technique he used, but he always stressed the importance of remembering their full names.” Father Gilbert, Curry said, taught him the value of visiting people when they need it the most. “It spoke to his gentle kindheartedness that he was able to be with people when they needed a priest the most. That reinforces what I had learned in the Seminary.” “He received a lot of phone calls,” said Mary Ann Dunlap, C’12, who met Father Gilbert when he was named the College’s alumni director in 1997, and she was hired as his part-time assistant. “He would never let me put a caller on hold. No matter how long the previous phone call had been, or how emotional the previous phone call was, he was right there for everyone all the time.” “He treated everyone as he would have treated Christ,” Dunlap said. “He was so proud of his nieces and nephews. He had pictures of them hanging on his wall, and he was so proud of their accomplishments. He was also very close with his classmates, from the Prep School, Saint Vincent Magazine

the College, and the Seminary.” “Father attended or concelebrated or celebrated marriages and baptisms every weekend. ‘Mary Ann, it’s an honor to be included on the guest list, he said.’ He was always a priest first,” Dunlap said. “‘Death is part of life,’ he’d tell me when I was upset that someone had died. He was so humble, celebrating with them when people achieved their goals.” “He’d help stuff envelopes and do whatever we needed to get the job done. We were a team,” she said. “He always said he wasn’t a fundraiser, he was a ‘friendraiser. I’m here to raise friends for Saint Vincent.’” While Dunlap worked in the alumni office with Father Gilbert, he served as a kind of grandfather for her three daughters [Jamie, C’06, Sherrie, C’09, and Valerie, now in her second year at Washington and Jefferson College]. “He watched our girls grow up, came to first communions and graduations. He was very encouraging to them, to my husband, Jim, and to me. No matter what he was doing, when he was talking to you, you were the most important person in the world at that moment.” Father Gilbert and Wallace J. Mulligan, M.D., P’53, C’57, both entered Saint Vincent Prep in the fall of 1947, but they weren’t really friends then. “Gilbert was in the scholasticate, and I was in the prep,” Mulligan explained. “Our friendship developed after he was ordained and we went our separate ways. We were on parallel paths, but kept in touch. Then, years later he became our last tie to Saint Vincent. He was the only surviving member of the class that started at the scholasticate in 1947.” “Gilbert and I were in close contact over the last year,” Dr. Mulligan added, “as he and other friends bounced medical questions off me.” “We had a lot of affection and respect for him as a man of the cloth,” Mulligan said. “He was a vestige of a time and a place that is gone with the wind.”

Remembering Father Gilbert Memorial contributions may be made to: The Father Gilbert Alumni Scholarship Fund, c/o Saint Vincent College, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, Pa. 15650. A complete obituary appears on the website:


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Engineering Professor Helps Acquire Electron Microscope


Hitachi Variable Pressure Scanning Electron Microscope (VP SEM) has been acquired by the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing for student research in the instrument laboratory of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion. Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. (HTA), whose Nanotechnology Systems Division (NSD) distributes VP SEMs, recently donated the sophisticated microscope to the College. “HTA has made quite a gift to Saint Vincent,” said Dr. Paul Follansbee, James F. Will Professor of Engineering Science at the Boyer School. Dr. Follansbee is an experienced VP SEM user

who will train students to utilize it for their senior research projects. The need for a microscope capable of viewing extremely small samples at a magnification of more than 100,000 times was identified by Follansbee during his teaching and research over the past four years. “We have a very impressive digital imaging laboratory which is state of the art,” he said. “It utilizes the commonly used optical microscopy. But this new instrument is capable of viewing objects at far beyond the 1,000 times magnification of an optical microscope.” Electron microscopes are capable of viewing viruses, biological samples, metals, electronic or polymeric materials, micro-particles,

nanomaterials, and other samples. This achievement by Saint Vincent was borne from an informal meeting with HTA at the annual Materials Science & Technology Conference in Columbus, Ohio, last fall. “While I was visiting the trade show displays, I wanted to see the Hitachi microscope which is considered the very best instrument available,” he said. “After that visit, Saint Vincent submitted a proposal to HTA. An HTA representative visited our campus and was quite impressed with our new Science Pavilion. As a result of our proposal, when the model S-3200N microscope became available, HTA was generous enough to donate one to Saint Vincent. We

Dr. Paul Follansbee demonstrates the newly-acquired Hitachi scanning electron microscope. Saint Vincent Magazine


are very fortunate to have acquired this new addition to our laboratory.” The microscope is Hitachi’s fourth generation VP SEM. It incorporates high-speed digital electronics and a column and chamber design to achieve the highest performance available. A mouse-controlled graphic user interface and many automated functions provide ease of operation and flexibility for both novice and experienced users. “We are pleased to have this opportunity to engage with Follansbee and his colleagues in their pursuit of elevating the programs at Saint Vincent College,” said Phil Bryson, general manager of NSD, “We live in an increasingly ‘nano’ world, and we believe access to Hitachi VP SEM technology will accelerate learning by Saint Vincent students.” “This instrument will be used primarily by our chemistry and biology students doing undergraduate research,” Follansbee said. “One student is already exploring the feasibility of doing a forensic study of oil paintings that will involve analyzing the chemical paint elements and how they have changed over the centuries.” “Experience in using this equipment will be very valuable to students who are planning to continue to graduate school or to go into research after they graduate,” Follansbee said. “They will be standouts.”

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Details Of Final Construction Phase Revealed


onstruction continues on the final phase of the $39 million Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion which houses the classrooms, offices and laboratories for the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Computing. This construction involves the renovation of the former Physics Building on the west side of the Pavilion and provides classrooms, conference rooms, and faculty offices for the Departments of Computing and Information Science (CIS), Mathematics, and Physics. The ground floor will continue to house the College’s centralized network servers that support the delivery of Internet, email, and other services throughout campus. Two adjacent classrooms will be renovated, one to continue to serve as a classroom and the other as a computing lab. Two physics labs will be constructed on the first floor. The modern physics and optics labs will be used to teach the fundamentals of atomic physics, wave nature of systems, applications of optical principles, and radioactivity. The electronics lab will be used to teach circuit design, printed circuit board fabrication, and microcontroller programming. Two physics research labs will also be constructed and will be utilized for performing research in computational, experimental, and theoretical physics. Among ongoing projects are the study of electromagnetic properties of quantum systems, material testing, statistical models in thermodynamics, and spectral analyses of quasars. The physics space will also contain five laboratory support rooms and a cluster of five faculty offices. The pavilion already contains a general physics laboratory, physical science laboratory, and the Angelo J. Taiani Planetarium. The function of the planetarium is to study observational

astronomy, and to provide educational shows for the public. One computer classroom and two computer labs for the CIS department will be located on the second floor. The computer classroom will have more than 20 personal computers and two servers, along with various software available for courses in the Computing and Information Science curriculum including Windows 7 Professional®, Visual Studio®, Microsoft Office®, Python®, Prolog®, IIS® and Apache® web servers, the SQL Server database, the MySQL database, as well as software for learning animation and game development. One of the two computer labs will be equipped with 11 PCs and MacIntosh computers along with software for mobile application development and other types of software projects and research. The other computer lab is designed for IT and computer security research and projects. It will be equipped with five personal computers, a server hosting multiple virtual machines, three routers, and three managed switches. The second floor also contains a conference room, a tutoring room, and ten offices to serve the faculty in the Mathematics and Computing and Information Science departments. Dr. Stephen Jodis, dean of the Boyer School, said having all of the school’s departments together is an exciting development. “The 110,000-square-foot structure will enhance our sense of community and foster opportunities for interdisciplinary projects and interactions,” he added. The building incorporates sustainable design and achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification. A geothermal heating and cooling system provides environmentally comfortable and responsible energy efficiencies. The building will also employ many other energy-saving devices such as occupancy sensors that automatically turn lights on and off, water-conserving plumbing fixtures in the restrooms, and extensive use of glass for natural lighting. In conjunction with the building renovation, a researchgrade telescope observatory will be erected adjacent to the building. It will feature a brick structure to match the pavilion with a rotating dome. A 14-inch Celetron computer-controlled telescope with an imaging camera will be installed inside the dome. The observatory will have Internet and networking access. Architect for the project is MacLachlan Cornelius and Filoni, Inc. General contractor Jendoco expects to have all of the work completed by December. —Don Orlando

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s construction of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion nears completion, the new science facilities have already been designated as “a symbol of the school’s commitment to science education” by Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, and a recent lecturer at Saint Vincent College. Our construction project will be completed in December 2012. To reach our goal in the coming months, a designated “end-of-the-year” gift with tax-deductible benefits or a gift matched by your workplace will help. Opportunities remain for named classrooms and office spaces. Gifts in honor of former teachers or a loved one are a great way to remember someone special. Your financial commitment to the largest building project in the history of the College will assure a worldclass science program at Saint Vincent for many years to come. To learn more about this important project,

please contact us at: Saint Vincent College Office of Institutional Advancement 300 Fraser Purchase Road Latrobe, PA 15650 Phone: (724) 805-2895 Fax: (724) 532-5020

Fundraising Status Through August 2012 $37,040,669

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Dan Piccuta, C’77

Completes Foreign Service Career


hen Dan Piccuta, C’77, was a freshman at Saint Vincent College, Asian history professor Roy Mills got him hooked on China. Now, more than four decades later, Piccuta has retired from an impressive career as a U.S. State Department Foreign Policy Advisor. He worked alongside Henry Kissinger, Hillary Clinton, Tim Geithner, and a host of other top-level officials in his post as second in command at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. “On the 30th anniversary of relations between the United States and China, we organized a celebration in Beijing,” Piccuta said on a recent visit to campus. “Henry Kissinger came as well as five former U.S. ambassadors, and I found myself standing among all of these notable figures. On another occasion, when Secretary of State Clinton had her first formal meetings with Chinese leaders, I found myself as Charge’ d’Affaires sitting between Secretary Clinton and Assistant Secretary of State for Asia, Chris Hill. Later, on assignment to the four-star Admiral in command of all U.S. military in Asia, I advised him on foreign policy and on engagements in Asian capitals and Washington.” This exciting high-level career in government service was only a dream when Piccuta returned to Saint Vincent in 1976 after a year studying and traveling in Taiwan and China, the first Saint Vincent student to study Chinese abroad. “Saint Vincent opened my eyes, my mind, my curiosity to Asia and to China,” Piccuta said. “Saint Vincent gave me the freedom to explore, allowing me to go to China and study Chinese.” “Imagine what it was like back in the 70s,” Piccuta said. “Few Americans knew much about modern China. The U.S. had virtually no trade with China. It wouldn’t be fair to say that I left Saint Vincent knowing exactly what I wanted to do. But I knew I was going to do something working between the U.S. and China.” The late Professor Mills was a longtime teacher of oriental history and was very popular with his students. He frequently spent hours playing cards amidst a cloud of cigarette smoke with students in the Shack snack bar. “I was drawn to Mr. Mills because he made the material so fascinating,” Piccuta said. “I was looking for something Saint Vincent Magazine

different. He made China accessible and fun. I remember one essay exam he gave with a single question: ‘A Confucian scholar, a Taoist scholar, and a Buddhist scholar are having a conversation. What are they saying?’” Piccuta said that it always meant a lot to him that the Benedictine monks were responsible for his education. “You can’t think about the Benedictines without thinking about carrying knowledge through the darkest period. The Benedictine tradition is not a 100- or 200-year-old tradition but an ancient approach that I felt a part of. As a Benedictine it must be instilled in you that you are a cell in an organism that has been living for a thousand years and that it is your responsibility to ensure that students respect learning.” One of Piccuta’s first assignments was in Beijing as staff assistant to U.S. Ambassador James R. Lilley. “He was George H. W. Bush’s first ambassador. I remember when Jimmy Carter came to speak to us and I happened to be standing next to him. Ambassador Lilley told someone to take my picture with the former President, and he said to me ‘stay in China and everybody will come to you.’ Later, in China I met then-First Lady Hillary Clinton, former President Nixon twice, Henry Kissinger of course, and Secretaries of State Warren Christopher and Condoleezza Rice. The list is endless. The high points came to me. I think I was very lucky.” In 1993, Piccuta was again assigned to Beijing to be in charge of embassy services to American citizens handling

Dan Piccuta accompanies Secretary of State Hillary Clinton down the stairs in the Chinese leadership compound in Zhongnanhai, near Tiananmen Square, following her meeting with Prime Minister Wen Jiabao. Piccuta was in charge of the Embassy as charge d’affaires and was the senior U.S. diplomat in China responsible for arranging her visit in February 2009. 26

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am also occasionally invited nationality problems, to teach as an adjunct passports, and arrests. faculty member of the Asia “Here I was a lawyer, Pacific Center for Security having studied law in Studies, part of the Defense China, and I found myself Department in Hawaii. The responsible for where Pacific Command has also the law and American asked me to be ready to citizens intersected. I had assist in future military that job for three exciting training exercises involving years. During that time foreign affairs scenarios.” Harry Wu, a well-known The Center for Political activist and dissident, got and Economic Thought arrested in China. I was at Saint Vincent College, the person who attended in cooperation with the his trial, the first foreign Dan Piccuta, center, poses with former National Security Alex G. McKenna School diplomat ever to attend Advisor Brent Scowcroft, left, and former Secretary of State of Business, Economics, a Chinese ‘State’s secret’ Henry Kissinger in the residence of the U.S. Ambassador and Government, recently trial, and I reported on it in Beijing on the 30th anniversary of the formal opening of presented a lecture by Piccuta by telegram to Secretary U.S.-China relations in January 2009. as the seventh in the Center’s of State Christopher, who 2011-2012 Government and passed my report on to Political Education Series. He spoke on “The USA and President Clinton. That same summer, First Lady Hillary China: Powers, Rivals, Partners.” Clinton came to China along with 10,000 other American When he first saw the updated Saint Vincent campus, women attending the UN Women’s Conference. All while he said “it’s just astounding. I’ve had a sense through I happened to be there handling Americans. When I the years that Saint Vincent has not stagnated. But, went back for my third assignment in Beijing in 2007, as I didn’t realize how broadly and deeply Saint Vincent deputy chief of Mission, China was preparing to host the has expanded academically and physically. I hope Saint 2008 Summer Olympics. So a year later there I was at Vincent will continue to take advantage of the almost the Olympics’ Opening Ceremony with 80 heads of state limitless possibilities offered by the expansion of Chinese including President George Bush. When the father-in-law business and culture. The future of the United States is of the U.S. volleyball coach was murdered by a mentally intimately tied with China. The more people from the unstable vagrant during Olympics opening weekend, I United States who know China, the better. And why found myself dealing frantically once again between China not people from western Pennsylvania? The more Saint and White House colleagues. Vincent can bring Chinese students here, the better; and “After the Olympics, we completed construction of our vice versa.” new embassy in Beijing and moved our 1,000 employees A member of the State Department’s Senior Foreign into the second biggest and most expensive U.S. Embassy Service (Minister Counselor/Senior Executive Service ever built overseas. I took advantage of my position and rank), Piccuta served three times in the Department’s chose to name the Embassy’s public conference rooms Executive Secretariat. His foreign postings included after three pioneers of U.S. relations with modern China: Luxembourg, Milan, Belgrade, and multiple tours in China. Nixon, Kissinger, and Carter. Over the years I had met In private law practice in Los Angeles prior to entering them all; what an honor. I will never forget how touched the Foreign Service in 1986, he handled corporate, Dr. Kissinger was when we showed him the conference investment, and commercial matters for foreign and room we’d named for him. domestic clients and was vice president and assistant His biggest challenge in government service? counsel at Standard Chartered Bank’s California “I specialized first by accident and then by design in subsidiary, Union Bank. helping some important politically appointed ambassadors He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from manage their embassies,” he said. “By going in as number Saint Vincent College and a juris doctorate from the two, and helping them carry out their vision, that was a University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. He great challenge but one that I enjoyed. The work is never completed further studies in Chinese language and law at finished.” East China College of Law in Shanghai and at Fu Jen and His advice to students is to not be afraid to take a risk. Soochow Universities in Taiwan. He speaks Chinese and “The traditional paths are still a wise choice but take at Italian and is proficient in French, Spanish, and Serbian. least some risks that your mentors think are worth it.” A native of New Castle, he and his wife, Christina At the age of 56, he formally retired from the State Bezaire Piccuta, live in Kona, Hawaii. They have a Department’s Foreign Serivce. What will he do now? daughter, Erin, in Oakland. His parents, Dan, Sr. and “I’m really excited that the State Department invited Jennie Piccuta, reside in New Castle. me back to assist the White House with the Chicago 2012 —Don Orlando NATO Summit that President Obama hosted,” he said. “I Saint Vincent Magazine


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(Editor’s Note: Many readers called, emailed, or wrote to tell us how much they enjoyed the “where are they now?” feature in the Spring/Summer issue. So, by popular demand, we’ve decided to make this a regular feature. Thanks to Courtney Baum for collecting the latest information.)

OPERATIONS MANAGER Western Pennsylvania complex operations manager for Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, Jeff Rega majored in business management with a minor in industrial relations. Menasha Corp., in Neenah, Wisconsin, founded in 1849, is a niche-based packaging, logistics, and marketing services company with three operating units, including one in Ruffsdale, Pa., where Rega works. The company also has a plant in Latrobe and a fulfillment center in Chillicothe, Ohio, as well as two local distribution centers. “Saint Vincent College provided a high-quality education with strong moral values. The experiences gained at Saint Vincent allowed me to build upon my skills to become an effective leader with a strong business acumen. This intellectual foundation, along with personal motivation has provided me opportunities to reach my professional goals. Eighteen years since graduation, I continue to have lifelong friendships from Saint Vincent that are an important part of my life.” —Jeff Rega, C’94 Saint Vincent Magazine

APPLICATIONS ANALYST Carpenter Technology Corp. employs Ashish Kafle as an applications analyst in finance. The finance major, who minored in mathematics at Saint Vincent, expects to earn the master of business administration degree in 2014 from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. “Saint Vincent is a great platform for anyone who is driven and ambitious. The small classroom size, high faculty-to-student ratio, personal attention from instructors and a close knit community, help nurture your growth and push you to your potential and sometimes beyond. I enjoyed my four years at Saint Vincent very much.” —Ashish Kafle, C’09


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Working in the Laboratory Division of the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Theodore J. Chavez majored in physics, with a mathematics minor.

A marketing analyst with United States Steel Corp., Brittany C. Billow majored in marketing and minored in Spanish while at Saint Vincent.

“I completed my three-year training program and am now a qualified forensic examiner specializing in firearms and toolmark examinations. I am one of only seven examiners for the FBI. The excitement now starts with conducting casework and testifying.” —Theodore J. Chavez, C’08

“Little over a year ago, I walked down the aisle in the Carey Gymnasium in a cap and gown. I was proud to earn a degree from a college that not only had outstanding professors and academics, but was also a community that made me feel at home. I now have a new home for myself in a small studio in Pittsburgh and travel downtown to the iconic Steel Tower where I work for United States Steel Corporation (USS). I would not have found myself in this position if it weren’t for the formation I received at Saint Vincent College. “As part of my business curriculum, I learned how to work in a team and step up as a leader. Outside the classroom, I became a part of the greater Saint Vincent community by engaging in several campus clubs and service organizations. My active participation in the SVC Women in Business (WIB) club led to my current position at USS. I am thankful to have met the VP of USS Human Resources at a WIB-sponsored event my senior year. Now, as a marketing analyst in the corporate marketing division at U. S. Steel, I utilize several areas of my marketing degree including marketing research, statistics, micro and macro economics, and English. I consider my department one of the most unique in USS because we are tasked with informing the company about the state of the international, competitive steel industry. I utilize industry data and economic indicators to forecast steel demand for the United States, Mexico and Canada. “I am proud to be a Bearcat and represent my college well through my achievements. It has been a pleasure meeting other SVC alums who work for USS and other companies downtown, knowing that the foundation we received at Saint Vincent prepared us for successful career paths.” —Brittany Billow, C’11

INTERACTIVE WEB DEVELOPER A double major in graphics design and computing and information science enabled Nathan Jara to accept a position as an interactive web developer with American Eagle Outfitters. “Saint Vincent College prepared me for not only my career at American Eagle, but also prepared me for life. The skills and lessons I gained inside the classroom paired with the relationships and experiences outside during my four years at the college gave me the keys for success and priceless friendships I still enjoy today.”

—Nathan Jara, C’08

ACCOUNTING MANAGER Alyssa Bishop Bodenschatz is an accounting manager for Cresson Community Bank. She majored in accounting and had a minor in marketing. “One on one attention from faculty, administration, and counselors pushed me to work hard and achieve my goals. Their support after graduation continued, forming professional relationships that I carry with me today. “While at Saint Vincent College I was a member of the Women in Business Club. My experiences as a student member of Women in Business had such an impact on my life and began to mold me into a business professional. My time as a member of the Women in Business and other club activities has made me want to continue to volunteer at Saint Vincent, working with fellow alumni to form the new McKenna Business Alumni Association (MBAA). As a member of the MBAA group we are striving to expand our network of McKenna School Alumni and to work with current students to guide them in their professional careers. Working with fellow alumni and current students is both rewarding and enjoyable!” —Alyssa Bishop Bodenschatz, C’08

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MASTER SCHEDULER Jeannette’s Elliott Corp. employs Dan Brett as a master scheduler. A finance major and operational excellence minor, he is APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management. “Saint Vincent College offeres more than an education. SVC allowed me to grow as a leader as part of the Student Government Association, a stronger athlete as a member of the swim team, and a working professional within the classroom as well as a co-op with KCOE. SVC offers each student multiple opportunities with various on-campus organizations which provide invaluable benefits of a strong, liberal arts education.” —Dan Brett, C’09 29

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hat are you going to do this summer?” That inquiry does not seem out of place when posed to a student preparing to depart campus in the spring. But that question is also frequently asked of employees at Saint Vincent—the Archabbey, the Seminary, and the College—by students, seminarians, visitors, and friends. Visions of poet W.B. Yeats’ “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” aside, what does go on at Saint Vincent in summer? The following pages give an indication of some, but not all, of our summer activities. By Kim Metzgar

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Annual Golf Outing Held


he annual Alumni and Friends Golf Outing was held in early June at the Latrobe Elks and Champion Lakes. The proceeds from this year’s event were placed in the General Scholarship Fund to enable future and current students opportunities for success. Pictured, clockwise, from top, are Sam Folby, P’38, who was the honorary first person to tee off; from left, Frank Kubus III, C’12; Frank Kubus, Jr., C’81; Rich Carpinelli and Jim Putassi, friends; and Rev. Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., C’87, S’92. Alumni Council President Ed McCormick, C’79, selling an arm’s length of tickets to Joe Nemanic; and Oland ‘Dodo’ Canterna, H’74, retired baseball coach and John Lally, C’77.

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emories abound when three-time Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee Art Rooney, Jr. C’57, returns to Saint Vincent. From training camp to his days as a college student here to tales of his father, Pittsburgh Steelers’ founder Art Rooney Sr., Rooney has stories. This summer many of those memories from Art, about Art, and including art, were shared at a special exhibition of sports memorabilia and through a special presentation of “The Chief,” the one-man show that tells the story of Rooney Sr. Rooney Jr., returned to Latrobe with his wife Kay (SHU’60) for the opening of the exhibit at Saint Vincent Gallery and the debut of “The Chief” at the Saint Vincent Summer Theatre on July 27.

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Art Rooney Jr., a three-time nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, worked as a scout for the Pittsburgh Steelers, building the team for Coach Chuck Noll in the 1960s and the 1970s, the decade of four Super Bowl victories. First there was Joe Greene, who played from 1969 to 1981. The following decade the team drafted Terry Bradshaw and Mel Blount in 1970, Jack Ham in 1971, Franco Harris in 1972, and perhaps the most famous draft class of all, Lynn Swann, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth, and Mike Webster, all in 1974. There were many other players, many other draft classes—the nine aforementioned players being among those enshrined at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “I tell you one thing about Latrobe and that is it’s the birthplace of pro football. It’s in their blood. I went to Saint Vincent. People would say ‘where do you go to school?’ and I’d say, ‘I go to Saint Vincent.’ They would say ‘oh how nice, you’re going to be a priest.’ They didn’t know we had a college there. Now Saint Vincent has the identity as a real fine college. It’s their team and their town. My dad and his brother Dan and his son Art made it that way. Just like the Steelers became part of Pittsburgh. The people from Latrobe are my dad’s kind of people. I spent all that time up there when I was going to school. They were just real regular guys. My dad was a guy who loved the world he lived in and liked to express it: ‘don’t put on any airs, don’t overreact.’ He was not a pompous person at all.” Bill Austin, who coached the Steelers from 1966 to 1968, brought the team to Saint Vincent in 1966. The Steelers spent the first two weeks of preseason camp at the University of Rhode Island, then moved on to Latrobe. Rev. Conall Pfiester, O.S.B., treasurer and procurator, and Rooney, Sr. indicated the Steelers wanted to use Saint Vincent exclusively in 1967. But Rooney, Jr., recalls other visits to campus prior to that. “The Steelers always wanted to go up there. They would go up and use the fields and maybe stay at a hotel in Ligonier or Mountain View or something like that throughout the years and use the facilities now and then but they could never stay there because Saint Vincent didn’t have the dormitory space. “They put those retreats on all the time and they didn’t have time for the retreatants and the players. They finally came up and they built Kennedy Hall, you know the big auditorium and gym. It was terrific. And that was just built when I was there. We ended up using that for our training room. And then they built the dormitories on the side of the hill. It was perfect. We fit right in. “Coach Canterna, you know, Dodo Canterna, he called me on the phone and he said ‘I’ve been talking this up, and I’ve talked to Father Conall,’ I think he was in charge of lands and grounds, and he said ‘Father was for it too’. So I went and told my dad and my brother and our business manager, Fran Fogarty. Then they went up and talked and they ended up getting it. It’s like I said when I turned

Pictured at left, Art Rooney Jr., C’57, sits at “his father’s desk” on the set of “The Chief” following the opening performance for an interview conducted by KDKA sportscaster Bob Pompeani. On this page, from top to bottom: Art Rooney Jr., with his wife, Kay, and College President Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B.; Steelers Hall of Famer Joe Greene, now a scout for the organization, looks at the “Exhibition of Art” on opening night; Art Rooney Jr., with Pompeani and Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B.; and Art Rooney Jr., signing an autograph. Saint Vincent Magazine


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raining camp, “was my life because I was in charge of the scouting. We brought all those players in. Coach Noll was the main guy but it was my responsibility.... They had a monk named Brother Pat Lacey, and he spent his life, it seemed like to me, getting those fields into shape.“ —Art Rooney, Jr., C’57 Photo collage based on artwork by artist Merv Corning was created by Jordan Hainsey.

70 years old: ‘I’ll take any compliments even though they are half-truths, and when I got to be 75 I took out-and-out lies if they were compliments. I was only a small part of that­—it was Coach Canterna.” Training camp, Rooney, Jr., said, “was my life because I was in charge of the scouting. We brought all those players in. Coach Noll was the main guy but it was my responsibility. I remember before Noll got there we had Bill Austin and before that Mike Nixon.... The fields were very difficult. You would lose days of practice. The end of it was we’d have to get on a bus and go to a dry field, Jeannette High School, or Latrobe High School, or something like that. They had a monk named Brother Pat Lacey, and he spent his life, it seemed like to me, getting those fields into shape. They finally got real good fields. That’s over the years. “It’s important to me because over the years I’ve spent so much time there. You know the willow trees along the road there? When I was at Saint Vincent they put those in there and they were just little twigs. And as I went back and went back the trees got bigger and bigger and I thought ‘gee, I know I’ve been here a long time now when these little twigs are magnificent trees.’ You would look out and see the Chestnut Ridge, and when it looked like it was real far away you knew it was going to rain, and when it looked like you could reach out and touch it, you knew it was going to be a nice day for a few days. “It would get very hot up there. You’d get up in the morning and you’d get washed and shaved and you’d put your shaving lotion on and you’d put maybe one of your Steelers shirts on, your golf shirts, and you’d go down on the field and the bees would chase you all over the place because you smelled like a big flower. The players never smelled like that because they were all sweaty. “We learned that field so well, the scouts. There was just a little dip in part of it. You couldn’t see it unless you Saint Vincent Magazine

really got a feel for it. We’d run the guys in the 40-yard dash, you know, all the rookies, and we had the times from before, but we wanted to make sure that the guys would not run slower than the time we had. So we always insisted on running the 40-yard-dash where it was just a little bit downhill. We got away with it too. “I remember one time Jack Lambert was in a drill with Mike Webster. They call it the nutcracker, the Oklahoma drill. You line one guy up on defense and one on offense, an offensive lineman, and they’d hand the ball off. You didn’t tackle the guy. There’s two tackling dummies on each side, and the players would come out and hit each other. Mike Webster was our fifth round draft pick, and he was an undersized guy. We didn’t know if he could play in that environment. He came off the ball and he hit Lambert and he just stood him up and turned him, and the next play he did the same thing. Lambert’s starting to cuss by this time, and so I had one of the newspaper guys that was standing right next to me, Phil Musick, and he said to me, ‘What little old lady told you about that Lambert guy?’ He was our second pick. Well they went to another drill and it was more the whole team practicing. Lambert hit a guy so hard the guy’s helmet came off and flew up in the air like a football and I was vindicated. There’s a zillion little stories like that about what camp meant. For me it meant so much because I had my name on the back of all these guys. “Football’s a violent and emotional game,” he said. “They’re really trying to civilize it, and I hope they don’t ruin the game doing it, but they have to do it. But, boy, some of the practices we had, some of the blood, and the screams, and the yells, and the fights. It was wonderful.” Article based on an interview conducted by David Safin and Colleen Reilly.


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Steelers Unparalleled M M E R Unparalleled could best describe the accomplishments of the Pittsburgh Steelers football franchise. Originally called the Pittsburgh Pirates when the team was founded by Arthur J. Rooney, Sr., in 1933, it did not have a winning season for nine years. Head Coach Jock Sutherland, hired in 1946, coached the team to its first division title, but he died suddenly the following year. Buddy Parker, appointed head coach in 1957, led the team to five non-losing seasons and a playoff game. He was followed by Mike Nixon in 1965 and Bill Austin in 1966. Then came the dynasty. Chuck Noll, then 37, was hired in 1969 to lead the team, making Joe Greene his first draft choice. It took 40 years, but the team won its first division title, then six consecutive titles and four Super Bowls, and was nicknamed the “team of the decade� in the 1970s.

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Steelers President Art Rooney II, left, Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., and Ambassador Dan Rooney, chairman emeritus, at training camp. Noll, himself a Hall of Fame member, retired in 1991 as the fifth-winningest coach in National Football League history. The team has been starting its season in Latrobe since 1967. The tradition continued with Coach Bill Cowher, who brought a fifth Super Bowl title to Pittsburgh, and then with Mike Tomlin, who set an NFL franchise record by coaching the team to its sixth Super Bowl victory. Winner of eight AFC Championships, participant in fifteen championship games and in eight Super Bowls, the team draws thousands of fans to Saint Vincent and to Latrobe each summer. The United States Ambassador to Ireland since 2009, Daniel M. Rooney, chairman emeritus of the Steelers, and his son, Arthur J. Rooney II, the current president, can be seen roaming the sidelines, watching practices, interacting with players and coaches, making the Steelers experience even more real for the thousands of fans who make the trek to campus. The Rooneys are only the second father-son tandem to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. “The fans, when they come to Saint Vincent training camp, they want the whole Steelers experience,” said Father Paul Taylor, O.S.B., executive vice president at Saint Vincent College and one of the chaplains for the Steelers. “They want to drink in every possible thing that is black and gold, to be there and see the Steelers players and coaches.” “It’s been our privilege to host the Steelers and their fans all these many years,” said Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., college president. “I remember Art Rooney, Sr.,

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well, walking the campus, smoking his cigar, and often showing up at the early monastery Mass.” When the Steelers moved training camp to Saint Vincent, Father Paul said, “this was the time close to the fire, so our campus had just gone through a very difficult time (in 1963). After the fire we rebuilt in very good ways, and with that rebuilding our facilities now became a lot more usable for the Pittsburgh Steelers. One of our alumni, Art Rooney, Jr., who graduated in 1957 and was working with the Steelers as a scout, wanted the Steelers to come to Saint Vincent, and worked very diligently with the Steelers and Saint Vincent to get them to come. “When I describe the camp to people who have never been here,” he said, “they are amazed at the number of people, and the access. They bring blankets and picnic baskets, and come early and stay late. They hope to get a chance to shake the hand of one of the Steelers and get an autograph or watch for new plays or watch for the up-and-coming stars. So when Peter King of Sports Illustrated names Saint Vincent as the number one training camp each year, I look to see those things that he sees, and it’s amazing to see that kind of positive energy. “So many people are unable to go to Heinz Field on Sunday for a football game because of distance or because they’re sold out or for many reasons, so for Saint Vincent to be able to provide the kind of access they do, and to give the very close access that the Rooney family and the Steelers organization values highly, we’re really pleased to be able to be partners in such an endeavor.”


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es, Steelers training camp puts Saint Vincent on the map. But summer on campus is much more than that. From Saint Vincent Summer Theatre, to summer sports camps, to conferences, to summer academic programs, retreats, vow professions and ordinations at the monastery, and preparations for the fall school year, the campus is anything but quiet. The following pages are but a short synopsis of those activities.

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The biennial program at the Fred Rogers Center included more than 150 attendees from all areas of children’s media, early learning and early childhood development. Hosted on campus in early June, the three-day event focused on “Building a Framework for Quality in Digital Media for Young Children.” Dawn Edmiston, D.M., assistant professor of management and marketing at Saint Vincent College, and a marketing consultant for the Fred Rogers Center, noted that this year’s conference used Twitter® for the first time: “There were more than 1,000 tweets over three days, with 60,000 impressions. We gained about 60 new followers, an almost 10-percent increase. Our Facebook® page has more than 1,600 ‘likes.’ The YouTube® channel has more than 54,000 views and more than a hundred subscribers. The strategic marketing of the center’s website has reached 99 nations. What we are doing is making a difference and that would certainly we hope bring a smile to Fred Rogers’ face as well.” The credentials of participants were impressive, Edmiston said. “Many work in a children’s media organization, and hoped to take the lessons learned and reflect and integrate them into their programming.” While video of the full conference proceedings is being edited and will be made available, online snippets called Fred Forward Minutes are presently offered on the center’s YouTube channel. “The conference used social media to emphasize themes and obtain a broader reach,” said Rita Catalano, executive director of the Fred Rogers Center. “The conference explored the positive potential of technology and digital media to support early learning and development, including the importance of consensus and partnerships in order to make a difference. In this regard, the conference, along with our Center’s other signature At top, right, Ellen Wartella, Ph.D., PNC Grow Up Great-Fred Rogers Center Endowed Senior Fellow, discusses the conference with Marge Petruska, a member of the Center’s Advisory Council. At left, Joanne Byrd Rogers talks with Tatenda Mbudzi. At bottom, James Ragan, Ph.D., C’66, award-winning poet and conference attendee; Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., and Alexandra Klaren, talk with David Hartman, television producer and original host of Good Morning America, during a break in the conference. Hartman and Ragan are members of the Advisory Council for the Fred Rogers Center. Klaren and Mbudzi received Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship awards from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation. Saint Vincent Magazine

programs, has planted seeds for partnerships with several organizations nationally and regionally.” In recognition of the Rogers Center’s leadership in recent years to advance quality in early learning and children’s media, Catalano had the opportunity immediately following last June’s conference to explore partnerships as an invited participant at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative convening in Chicago. Plans to follow up on these and other potential collaborations are underway. “The 2012 Fred Forward Conference was planned to build consensus on what quality in digital media for young children means and how to achieve it,” Catalano said. “It was an important extension of our recent work with the National Association for the Education of Young Children on a position statement on technology and interactive media in early childhood programs as well as a more recent emphasis on developing a framework for quality that includes educators, parents, and media creators. ” “The next conference—in 2014—likely will include more experiential and interactive sessions to demonstrate high-quality media products and uses. This will include opportunities to showcase our own signature programs—the Early Career Fellows program, and the Fred Rogers Center Early Learning Environment™(Ele)—while also shining a light on and learning from the incredible work of so many others who also are pioneering innovation in development and design, research, and educational practice using today’s technologies and digital media tools.”


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Warren Buckleitner: “Are we moving Fred Forward?” Gregg Behr, Executive Director, The Grable Foundation: “We are moving Fred Forward because I think we’re coming to a modern understanding of the values that Fred used in his programming half a century ago and so you have the new generation of people who are beginning to apply that. We are beyond the definitional stage and we’re seeing the application of quality in learning settings and in production.”

Ellen Galinsky, President and Co-Founder, Families and Work Institute: “This workshop is what we envisioned when we were thinking about Fred’s legacy both before he died and after he died. As technology changed, Fred’s unique contribution was to bring together children and technology, but as technology changes, it should be grounded in research, it should be creative and it should find its own voice… To me the most compelling thing is that we’ve got to move beyond children being passive consumers of new media, however it evolves, to let them become the creators of the media.”

Warren Buckleitner: “Do you have any take on this whole thing, what does it mean?” Alexandra Klaren, Ph.D. Student of Communication, University of Pittsburgh: “It is about holding onto the work and the values of Fred Rogers and his project, beginning in the 1960s and trying to translate that and keep hold of it in the 21st century in terms of children’s media and the values that we still hold dear. But sometimes we are challenged a lot by media makers who tend to value the big bucks over the education and care of children and their development.”

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Warren Buckleitner, Ph.D., founding editor of Children’s Technology Review and a speaker and panelist at the Fred Forward Conference, completed a series of ‘Fred Forward minutes’ with participants at this year’s conference. The entire series is available at:

Warren Buckleitner: “If Fred Rogers were here right now and I was to hand him an iPad®, what do you think he would say should be done with it?” Ryan Blitstein, Executive Director, SCE: I do think he would see it and just say ‘wow. This can be used for some amazing, amazing learning. This can be used for great things. And it can be used for things that are a complete waste of time for children.’ And I think he would say to creators ’Look at the research. Listen to what the researchers have to say. Look at children. Spend time with children, with parents, with educators, and create user experiences that really maximize learning in a way that gets to the whole child and goes beyond just kid with tablet to kid with tablet within and without the world’.”

Warren Buckleitner: “Are any thoughts coming to your mind as conversations?”

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Lewis Bernstein, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Education, Research, and Outreach, Sesame Workshop: “There has been a big debate about ‘is technology good or bad?’ and I think it’s really simple. Technology’s just a simple tool…. Technology is neutral. The new technologies maybe even have a little positive side to them because there’s so much potential for young children to interact with them, to use them in ways that we haven’t thought of. There’s potential to change and transform our schools if we use them wisely, not as a substitute for good teachers, not as a substitute for really good, strong interactions, but as a way to enhance children’s natural curiosity and to open the world to them at just a little bit of a touch.”

Warren Buckleitner: “How can technology enhance the life of a child?” Jesse Schell, Chief Executive Officer, Schell Games: “By giving them new realms that they can play in, by giving them ways to see and interact with worlds that used to be invisible but bringing them and kind of making them concrete and visible…. It’s more than just trying ideas on. It’s like living them and experiencing them. I think that’s a big part of it.” Saint Vincent Magazine


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Students’ ‘Opportunity’ To Succeed Starts In Summer For Nancy Rottler and her staff, summer is no less busy than any other time of year. Her office is responsible for hosting two programs for students: Crossroads, a program whose mission is to provide promising youths who have limited access to a quality, Catholic education, the last full week of June; and Opportunity, a program for incoming SVC first-year students, which begins the last week of July and runs through the second week of August.


rossroads was started by a donor in the late 1980s,” said Rottler, Opportunity/ Act 101/Student Support Services (SSSTRiO) director. “Initially, the donor wanted to expand the educational opportunities for inner-city youths. Fortunately, the donor’s initiative turned into a foundation that raises money through grants to support youths from six Catholic high schools in the greater Pittsburgh region.” This year, 28 Crossroads Scholars took part in the program. The students enjoyed a variety of field trips, heard a number of inspirational and motivational speakers and had the opportunity to begin the arduous, but necessary process of resume building, to ensure their college admission process will be successful. In addition, the summer program exposes the students to art, architecture, science, botany, and a sampling of other disciplines, with the aim of stimulating their interests, perhaps in areas they have not yet experienced. Not all the scholars plan to attend Saint Vincent for their undergraduate work, but “we encourage them to apply here,” said Rottler, now in her 19th year at Saint Vincent. “Of the 30 Crossroads Scholars who have attended Saint Vincent, eight have completed master’s degrees, three are pursuing master’s degrees, one is pursuing a doctoral degree, and one has earned a law degree,”

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PSYCHOLOGIST WRITER TEACHER SOCIAL W Rottler said. “The Crossroads graduate who earned the law degree is teaching a Criminology, Law and Society course during the fall 2012 semester here. Seven Crossroads Scholars are current Saint Vincent students.” Rottler’s other summer endeavor—Opportunity—is a three-week summer component for incoming first-year students. “The Opportunity staff—which is overseen by Alice J. Kaylor, Dean of Studies—has worked diligently to build a summer program that provides these students with a foundation for success,” Rottler said. “Not only do the students complete six college credits, but they have the opportunity to take part in curriculum-based field trips, such as visits to the Manchester Craftsman’s Guild, Fallingwater, and the Phipps Conservatory.” During the summer, the incoming first-year students are assigned an Opportunity advisor. The students meet with their Opportunity advisor weekly for the first semester and as needed or required until graduation. The students are also expected to attend tutoring sessions to support their academic pursuits. Over time, the Opportunity advisor’s role changes. For example, in conjunction with the Career Center, advice on securing an 42

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Saint Vincent College Opportunity students in Pittsburgh this summer include: front, from left, Stuart Hall, Samuel Englehart, Joey Milhomme, Dwayne Brown, Mushir Poole (Prefect), Caitlin Cogley, Tori Walker, Mary Kay Horn, Kathleen Steinel (Prefect), Ishmael Solomon (Prefect); second row, from left, Jonathan White, Dwayne Hewitt, Alexander Charles, James Tisak, Jacob Reed, Austin Mobley, Omena Igbayo, Matthew Jenkins, Asa Tyree; third row, from left, Jose Estevez (Prefect), Alexander Scialabba, Renorvio LaRue-Holloman, Kyle Rivera, Timothy Edwards, Lazaro Garcia (Prefect), Freddy Semino; fourth row, from left, Nicklas Duva, Nicholas Sennott, Thomas Weremeychik.

ATTORNEY DOCTOR PRIEST ACCOUNTANT WORKER MANAGER SCIENTIST CEO CFO internship, searching for a job, or planning for graduate The academic support program is funded, in part, school is offered. The support efforts help students who by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through Act were initially labeled “at risk” to flourish. There were 101 and by the U.S. Department of Education through 105 Opportunity program participants who earned a the Student Support Services (SSS)—TRiO Program. 3.0 or higher grade point average during the spring The Act 101 Grant serves Pennsylvania residents who 2011 and/or fall 2011 qualify financially and who semester(s), and these have been identified as “It is rewarding to watch all our students students were honored academically at-risk. Brother during a Recognition Tea Norman Hipps, O.S.B., wrote grow intellectually and socially. For me, in February 2012. During the Saint Vincent Act 101 graduation day is payday.” the past academic year, proposal in 1975, Rottler 52 Opportunity program and since that time, —Nancy Rottler noted, participants graduated from more than 1,700 students the college. who have intellectual ability Rottler credits members of her staff for their work but lack various study skills have participated. in providing student support: Peggy Smith, tutorial “Some Opportunity students may need to work on their coordinator/academic advisor; Theresa Torisky, academic organization or time management skills. Others may advisor; Sara Hart, academic advisor for the Opportunity need help with course selection, note-taking, test-taking, Program and the Academic Affairs Office; Gretchen or enhancing self-confidence,” Rottler said. “We develop Flock, academic advisor for the Opportunity Program and individual strategic plans for success. “It is rewarding to personal counselor for the Wellness Center; Linda Painter, watch all our students grow intellectually and socially. For secretary; and Jan Fox, Sean Fox, Vera Hisker, Dave me, graduation day is payday.” Cullen, and Amy Mallory, professional tutors. Saint Vincent Magazine


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Middle and high school students get a chance to see what living on a college campus is like when they participate in the summer camps. This was the second year for the “Faith and Reason” program, where students get a weeklong introduction to the Catholic, liberal arts tradition. Three of those students are now attending Saint Vincent College. Summer Challenge Camp includes fun, elective activities, enriched classes, and entertaining events. This year’s program had a Harry Potter theme that even got students out on the fields for a Quidditch match. Sports camps also take place throughout the summer.

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Saint Vincent Summer Theatre produced four shows this summer, and plans a Christmas show. Facilities Management personnel not only set up for training camp, but staff members painted, renovated, and moved personnel to new offices. Administrators made plans for the upcoming year, including orientation for incoming freshmen, the concluding event of the summer. Fall 2012

David Ludwig Sculpture Acquired The School of Humanities and Fine Arts has acquired a sculpture created by the late David A. Ludwig, an artist who taught at Saint Vincent. Natalie J. Woodruff, an art education major from Ringoes, New Jersey, and a former student of Ludwig, poses with the new acquisition, “Structure 2314,” (below) which will hang in Headmasters Hall. Ludwig began his career as a painter and slowly evolved from twodimensional color field paintings on canvas to three-dimensional wall reliefs or structures constructed of plywood. He was an instructor of

drawing, two-dimensional and three-dimensional design at Saint Vincent until his death on January 23, 2011.

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Campus Ministry Service In China Saint Vincent College Campus Ministry provides an opportunity for students to translate the College’s Benedictine principles into action through an annual summer service trip to Asia. While in Taiwan, the students worked at Cathwel Service, an orphanage for 120 children who are born with disabilities or serious illness or who are abandoned or parentless because their families are not able or interested in caring for them. Each day, the collegians help dress, feed, and play with the orphans. Besides the orphanage, the students also provide service in a remote mountain village where they visit with and work with children of all ages, as well as the elderly. This interaction includes visiting, playing games, sharing meals, and celebrating Mass. Through this one-on-one contact, the Saint Vincent student missionaries give of their time and love to transcend 47

language, age, and cultural barriers. During their free time the students also have unforgettable experiences as they explore different cultures, places, and foods in the markets and mountains. The service trip to Taiwan helps to integrate Saint Vincent’s Catholic, Benedictine values with the broader purposes of human life by “enrolling students in the world” and in service to those in need. This once in a life time opportunity helps students cultivate a life-long commitment to serve others as good stewards of God’s gifts. In the above photo, students and monks visited a village in Taiwan, including front row, Renold Sossong, Zachary Zuck, Evan Neely; second row, Dean Graner, Father Killian Loch, O.S.B., Brother Canice Welsh, O.S.B., Alan Wolfe; third row, Michael Deely, Brother Isaac Haywiser, O.S.B., and Anne Roslonski. Fall 2012

Delfine Wins Poetry Prize Angela Delfine, an English major from Pittsburgh, won first place and a $500 cash prize in the 16th annual Ragan Poetry Competition. The award was presented by Michelle Gil-Montero, assistant professor of English at Saint Vincent College, and College President Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., at the Spring Honors Convocation. Delfine read her poem, “You Live,” at a program

Financial Planning Lecture Held The Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government presented a special two-part public education series on personal financial planning. The series opened with CNBC Commentator Steve

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Cortes speaking on “When Going Against the Herd Can Pay Off.” In 2002, Cortes started Veracruz, a research consulting firm. He was introduced by Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Saint Vincent chancellor.

The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College and Zero to Three have partnered to create videos that inspire positive early childhood learning experiences through daily routines. Adam Blau, Fred Rogers Center Early Career

Fellow, served as concept developer and writer and the Pittsburgh Filmmakers produced the videos. The videos highlight how to support a child’s development through routines and interactions. The videos are online at the center’s Early Learning Environment™, (Ele).

O.S.B., president; Dr. John Smetanka, vice president for academic affairs; and Thomas Cocchi, president of the Student Government Association executive board. The 20th president of Saint Bonaventure, she has been a teacher in the Philippines, Italy, Ireland, England, Japan, and Canada. She was the first female from a

religious order appointed to the position of Vicar for Religious in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, and she served as the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Human Life. She was the first woman to receive a doctoral degree in theology from the Franciscan University in Rome. Her leadership has been recognized by the Franciscan Order around

the world. She established the Damietta Center, that promotes diversity on campus and provides cultural, intellectual, and spiritual enrichment. She serves as the chair of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, and acts as a consultant to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Catholic Education.

Honorary Degree Awarded To Saint Bonaventure Leader Sister Margaret Carney, O.S.B., S.T.D., fifth from left, a native of Pittsburgh and president of Saint Bonaventure University, was the main speaker at the annual spring honors convocation. She also was honored with the conferral of an honorary doctor of humane letters degree. Participating were, from left, Father Killian Loch, O.S.B., director of campus ministry; Dr. Christopher Oldenburg, president of the faculty council; Alice Kaylor, dean of studies; Very Rev. Earl J. Henry, O.S.B., prior; Brother Norman W. Hipps,

this past spring. Poet Kevin Pilkington, who served as judge for this year’s competition, wrote: “This is a poem about poetic inspiration: what inspires the poet no matter how uninspiring his or her environment may be. No wonder this powerful poem concludes with the following two lines: ‘I could create a distorted perception of this life. And so, I will’.”

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Students Complete Spring Pilgrimage To Rome Twenty-four students recently took part in a pilgrimage to Rome, the fifth annual journey sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry. The highlight of the journey was attendance at a general audience with Pope Benedict XVI. They also took a Scavi tour, and visited the Vatican Museums, Assisi and Tivoli. The group took a walking tour of Rome; a visit to the catacombs of Saint Callista; a tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, Saint John Lateran and Saint Peter’s Basilica; and a trip to Monte Cassino. The group was accompanied by Father

Killian Loch, O.S.B., Director of Campus Ministry, and Jenna Hogan. Front, from left, are Julie Pomerleau of Jeannette, Meghan Waterbury of York, Marla Crawford of Valencia, Jenna Hogan (chaperone), Rebecca Boxler of Johnstown, Jumbe Phiri of Pittsburgh (seated), Matt Hedfors of Murrysville, Melissa

Morrow of Irwin, Natalie Wolff of Somerset, Armando Fortunato of Brockway and Matthew Maloy of Derry. Back, from left, are James Kuhns of Mount Pleasant, Sarah Hunter of Wampum, Jocelyn Matenje of Potomac, Maryland, Bernie Pastorek of Johnstown, Josh Gongaware of Irwin, Shannon Baczek of

Beaver Falls, Cara Metz of Greensburg, Olivia Dongilla of Jeannette, Becky Deane of Freedom, Josh Vigna of Johnstown, Fr. Killian Loch, O.S.B., (chaperone), Rebecca Raraigh of Fombell, and Alex DeConciliis of Bethel Park. Also attending were Simon Clayton of East Orange, N. J., and Rachel Saxinger of Irwin.

Nine Graduates Accepted To Medical Or Optometry Schools Nine pre-professional health students were accepted for admission to medical or optometry schools. Admitted students and the schools they will attend include, from left,

Michael G. Barkowski of Natrona Heights, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Michael A. Kochik of Wexford, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine;

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Jessica N. Miskanic of North Huntingdon, West Virginia University School of Medicine; Herbert J. Morrow, III, of New Alexandria, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic


Medicine; Katelyn N. Orslene of Somerset, Salus University/Pennsylvania College of Optometry; Blase A. Prosperi of Latrobe, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Jennifer R. Schweinsburg of Latrobe, Temple University School of Medicine; and Eric F. Sulava of Leechburg, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Missing from photo is Ross R. Agagliati of Nanty Glo, Salus University/Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Forty-three graduates are pursuing degrees in medical, dental, veterinary, optometry, podiatry and chiropractic schools. Fall 2012

Faculty Members Focus On Catholic Intellectual Tradition Twenty-four Saint Vincent College faculty members met this summer for a three-day Seminar on The Catholic Intellectual Tradition. With the generous support of the administration, participants delved into readings that stimulated discussion on how academic offerings are integrated into the mission of the College’s Catholic identity. Co-chaired by Fr. Thomas Hart, O.S.B., and Dr. John Smetanka, the planning committee included Dr. Matthew Fisher, Dr. Jerome Foss, Br. David Kelly, O.S.B., Dr. Michael Krom, Dr. Brett Robinson and Dr. Patricia Sharbaugh. Participants included Dr. Timothy Kelly, Dr. Dennis McDaniel, Dr. William Hisker, Dr. Jason Vohs, Dr. Melissa Cook, Dr. Elaine Bennett, Dr. Eric Duffy, Dr. Christopher Oldenburg, Dr. Michael Sierk, Alice Kaylor, Thomas Octave, Dr. Daniel Vanden Berk, Dr. Stephen Jodis, Dr. George Leiner, Dr. Carla Zema, Dr. Chrissy Safranski, Fr. Vernon Holtz, O.S.B., and Dr. Anthony Serapiglia.

Faculty News Briefs: Kollar, Antkowiak, Octave; Kuhar Father Rene Kollar, O.S.B., P’65 C’70 S’74 professor of history and dean of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts published an article, “Fr. Sydney Fenn Smith, S.J., and His Response to a “Rescued Nun” Story. An Episode in Nineteenth Century English Roman Catholicism,” in Archivum Historicum Societatis Iesu, publication of the Jesuit Historical Institute, Rome. Anti-Catholicism was prevalent in nineteenth century England especially as the numbers of Catholics increased and in the minds

of some threatened the Protestant character of the nation. Sisterhoods, which had been the object of scorn and suspicion since the eighteenth century, were characterized as inhuman institutions where the nuns suffered physical punishments and loss of liberty. A convert to Roman Catholicism, Father Sydney Fenn Smith, S.J., defended sisterhoods against this prejudice in his writings. The allegations of a so-called “rescued” nun immediately caught his attention, and through his efforts, the stories were

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exposed as falsehoods. ***** Bruce Antkowiak, C’74, professor of law and director of the criminology, law, and society program, gave a presentation at the 29th annual Criminal Law Symposium in Harrisburg. The program was titled, The Year in Review, and highlighted important cases tried during the past year. More than 250 attorneys statewide attended the program. ***** Thomas Octave, assistant professor and chair of the music department at Saint 50

Vincent College, conducted the All Saints Festival of Music at St. Andrew’s in Highland Park recently. He also recently worked with the Southmoreland High School choirs in the final preparation for their spring concert. ***** Michael Kuhar, lecturer in Criminology, Law and Society at Saint Vincent College, was named interim warden of the Indiana County Jail by the Indiana County Commissioners through August 1. He is teaching four courses in the CLS Program in 2012-2013. Fall 2012

Poetry Book Forthcoming Michelle Gil-Montero, assistant professor of English, has signed a contract for a book of poetry. The book, titled Attached Houses, will be published by Brooklyn Arts Press in 2013. In Gil-Montero’s words, the work emerges from a long interest in space and the way in which the mind renders abstractions as spatial. The poems in this book, in one way or another, explore this phenomenon in addition to the idea, as Bachelard put it, that “all really inhabited space bears the essence of the notion of home” and the accompanying “illusion of protection.” Poems from the book are forthcoming in the literary journals Spoon River Poetry Review and Caketrain. Other poems from the book have appeared in Colorado Review, Third Coast, Silenced Press, and Cincinnati Review. Her other publications include a translation of Poetry After the Invention of América: Don’t Light the Flower by Andrés Ajens (Palgrave MacMillan, 2011), Mouth of Hell by María Negroni (Action Books, coming 2013), and This Blue Novel by Valerie Mejer (Action Books, coming 2013). She is a 2012 recipient of a literary translation fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Dr. Arcara Now A U.S. Citizen Assistant professor of mathematics Dr. Daniele Arcara and his wife and six children became an all-American family recently when he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. Dr. Arcara, 38, who emigrated to the United States from Italy 15 years ago to earn a doctorate, changed plans after he met the woman who would become his wife, Angela. “Because I have lived here so long as a permanent resident, I already felt like an American,” Dr. Arcara said, “but it’s comforting to receive the certificate and officially become a dual citizen. I am proud that I will now be able to vote, serve on juries, and do other things that other American citizens do. This country is so nice. There are a lot of opportunities.” Dr. Arcara completed the months-long process on May 18 in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh, accompanied by Angela and their children. Dr. Arcara teaches mechanics and calculus. “I like the small campus where I can get to know the students,” he said. “It’s not just faces. I know a lot of the students on campus which is exciting. I also love working at a Catholic college since it is convenient for me to go to Mass in the student chapel every day. The Benedictine character of Saint Vincent shows you how to live a meaningful life.” Saint Vincent Magazine


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ome memories will last forever. For the members of the Saint Vincent College women’s soccer team, their trip to Costa Rica in May will forever remain etched in their memories. The journey was a resounding success, sharpening their soccer skills as well as improving an already strong team spirit. When Coach Becky Stewart first brought up the possibility of a trip outside the United States in the offseason, she had to be absolutely sure that players would love the idea. The significant expense and planning effort could only be possible

if every single player was completely behind it and committed to helping, she said. Yet, in retrospect, the passion with which her players started to raise money still surprised her. “The girls sold T-shirts, candy, raffle tickets, took donations, and even hosted two tournaments,” she said. “You name it, we sold it.” The fundraising was helped by a recent NCAA rule change, which allows individual athletes to raise money for themselves in addition to their teams. A friendly competition between the players soon arose, resulting in a collaborative effort that raised the majority of funds and allowed every player to make the trip with minimal financial expense. Once the work was done, the fun began. On May 15, three days after Saint Vincent’s commencement, the team left for a week of soccer games, sightseeing, and team building. One player was particularly in her element—junior forward Tenesha

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Corrales, whose family is from Costa Rica. “I grew up in western Pennsylvania, but the majority of my family still lives in Costa Rica,” Corrales said. “I try to go back once a year to visit.” So while the majority of the trip consisted of pre-planned activities, one day was reserved for a big family visit, with a Costa Ricanstyle dinner and a pickup game against the Corrales family later. That wasn’t the only soccer being played during the trip. Competitive games against two top Costa Rican teams, Allejula and Liberia, were also on the agenda, allowing the Bearcats to taste international competition for the first time. The journey to Costa Rica was a highlight of the stillyoung women’s soccer program at Saint Vincent College. Established in 1994 under coach Gary Butkovich, the program experienced some early growing pains, winning

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just three games in the first two years. Current men’s soccer coach Keith Harmon took over in 1999, and continued building the team. Under Coach Harmon, who coached the men’s and women’s teams simultaneously, the Bearcats achieved double-digit win seasons four times in nine years. Stewart took over once Harmon decided to concentrate on men’s soccer, and the program once again found itself in a transition period. In 2006, Saint Vincent College began making the shift from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to Division III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). While the switch enhanced an already strong athletics program at the college, NCAA regulations against athletic scholarships also increased the difficulty of recruiting potential soccer players. So when Stewart began her Saint Vincent College coaching career in 2008, she had her work cut out for her. No less than five prospective starters left the team before the beginning of her first season, leaving her with a makeshift squad that managed to win six of eighteen games. Slowly but steadily, she started to turn the program’s direction toward the top once again, reaching her highest win total so far with eight in 2011. Stewart played against a Harmoncoached Saint Vincent College women’s team during her own college career, and remembered the beauty of the campus when she saw Saint Vincent was searching for a women’s soccer coach. A Rochester, N.Y., native (“the same town as [U.S. national women’s soccer star] Abby Wambach!” she added), she applied for the job despite not knowing the area. She could not be happier. A little teasing about how bad the final score of that fateful game was between Stewart the player and

Head Coach Rebecca Stewart Harmon the coach (his team won) may remain, but the two—now colleagues—have forged a close friendship. Stewart now coaches multiple local club teams in her spare time, and most of her recruits come from that level. Her familiarity with local high schools and clubs allows her to recruit more narrowly, finding “all-around soccer players” who live and breathe soccer, instead of casual players simply looking for the social side of being a college sports team member. “She has done a great job,” said Harmon. “She is definitely good for the program. The trip to Costa Rica is only the latest example of that.” But she is not yet satisfied, and rightfully so. “There were some close games last year we could and probably should have won,” she said. “Hopefully, with many of our key players returning, we can be even better this year.” Her players agree. “We had a lot of heartbreak losses last year,” sophomore defensive midfielder Amie Dobracki added. “With our skill level and many of our players returning, double-digit wins are definitely possible.” And what about the playoffs? “That would be amazing!” junior defender Lindsey Daniels said. Making the playoffs may be a lofty goal for a squad still in transition,

but it’s not out of the realm of possibility. The team will be built on what Stewart called an “awesome freshman class” from 2011, adding two new freshmen to the young core that graduated just three seniors in May. Slowly but surely, the coach hopes to continue transforming her team from a defense-first approach into a more offensive, possessionoriented team. Such a transition could well enable the squad to make the jump into the NCAA playoffs for the first time. The team will have to count on a few key players to reach that goal. Chief among them is junior attacking midfielder Monika Derboghossian, who will be increasingly relied upon for leadership as well as her soccer skills. “Monika is involved in a lot of campus activities outside of the soccer team,” her coach said. “I fully expect her abilities as a leader to continue helping our team.” Daniels will also need to build on her strong 2011 campaign. Last year’s team captain as a sophomore center back, she anchors a defense that allowed just 1.44 goals per game. “We had initially tried her out

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at midfield and forward,” Stewart said. “But when we put her at center back, she started killing it. Opposing teams had to start game planning around her.” Her imposing play in the center of the defense has earned Daniels two consecutive All-PAC honorable mentions. The team also hopes to stay healthier than last year, when key players like Dobracki were unable to finish the season. She tore her ACL in mid-October, and was scheduled for surgery in December. But while in surgery, doctors discovered a fractured kneecap that significantly complicated her recovery. “It was extremely difficult at times,” Dobracki recalled. “There were days when I would do my regular two hours of physical therapy and not make any progress whatsoever. I never realized how difficult it is to have to build up all of your muscle again from scratch. It would have been easy to give up.” But she didn’t give up and above all, she credits her teammates. “They were so supportive of me,” she said. “It was amazing to have 18 other players all supporting me and helping me through it.” Other players

like Daniels, who had experienced a similar injury as a high school senior, were crucial in letting Dobracki know what to expect and guiding her through the recovery. “I’m still impressed by her work ethic,” Stewart said. “I have never seen a player work so hard.” Dobracki was medically cleared to play in August, just three days before players reported to preseason practice. Her recovery process is just one example of the squad’s team spirit, an intangible that will be key to a successful season. “I have never been with a team as tight as these guys,” she said. “And even better, they are all good people. I don’t know how I got so lucky!” Now cleared to play after coming back from Stewart pours her heart into the injury, Amie Dobracki listens to mid-game women’s soccer team, and goes instructions from her coach. beyond teaching her players mere soccer skills. “I see myself in them,” are often more physical but less she said. “More than anything, I skilled with the ball, so it was great want to help them become better for the team to play against a team people, learning valuable life like that.” lessons.” Such lessons were certainly Having learned from their learned during the journey to Costa experience, the team beat the Costa Rica, a trip that “really tightened Rican Division II team Liberia by a their team spirit.” But competitive score of 4-1. In a twist of fortune, games against two top Costa Rican Tenesha scored for Saint Vincent and teams ensured that essential soccer got to celebrate in front of family skills were not ignored during the members, who made the four-hour journey. trip to Liberia’s stadium to see her The first game play. Like her coach, she marveled was against at the individual skills of her Costa Allejula, one of Rican counterparts afterwards. the best women’s “They were a lot faster, and their club teams in passing was impressive,” she said. Costa Rica. The The trip to Costa Rica was an Bearcats played a enormous success, Stewart said, spirited game that both as an extra training camp and a looked destined to team-building exercise. Under NCAA end in a tie, but a rules, college teams can only make late Allejula score such trips once every three years. led to a close 2-1 So it is telling that while waiting at loss. the airport on the way back, two “Allejula’s freshmen were already discussing players were the possibilities of a similar trip in small but very 2015. For the Saint Vincent College technical,” women’s soccer team, it’s just one of Stewart noted. many things to be excited about. “American teams

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Tennis Team Opens With Early-Season Sweeps In the shade of the Science Pavilion and Gerard Hall, is one of the most successful sports at Saint Vincent College. The women’s tennis team is coming off what Coach Chris McMahon called its “best season ever,” including a 15-3 record and multiple podium finishes in the season-ending Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Tournament. McMahon is in the middle of his first season as tennis head coach, assuming the position after five years as an assistant coach to Jim Bendel C’60, D’85, who retired at the end of 2011. This year’s squad has significant potential, with talented freshmen including Shayla Landman and Jacquelyn Hauser adding to a team led by co-captains Amanda Gans and Stephanie Rubin. “This is their team,” McMahon said of Gans and Rubin, who are among the team’s best players on the court but who also lead the team in other ways by coordinating all off-court activities. “Both of them are outstanding people as well as tennis players. This team is as good as it is because of them.” Their leadership fits right into McMahon’s system, who emphasizes more than just winning tennis games in his coaching. “It’s about character formation, learning to work together as a team,” he said. “It’s about making sacrifices for each other, not just wins and losses.” Yet, as the team hopes to show once again in 2012, one can easily come as a result of the other. —Simon Stuchlik

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onsistency Now focus for football By Kim Metzgar


he hallway leading to the Saint Vincent football offices bespeaks a long football tradition, both by participation and association: • Two tickets to the opening day at SVC’s Chuck Noll Field on September 1, 2007, named after the Pittsburgh Steelers’ legendary head coach who brought the team to four Super Bowl victories, victories that began with training camps on campus; • Memorabilia from the undefeated 1949 Saint Vincent Bearcat team that bested Emory and Henry in the Tangerine Bowl, 7-6, in 1950; • Footballs denoting All-Americans Henry Johnson (1934) and Bap Manzini (1942).

David Emmanuel, a sophomore fullback from Virginia, makes a carry during the opening game with Bridgewater. Emmanuel scored the Bearcats’ only touchdown of the game on a one-yard reception in the fourth quarter.

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Freshman running back Ryan Crawford of New Wilmington pulls in a 19-yard reception against Bridgewater. Photos by student Mark Azzarello. Now, after five years of waiting, sixth-year Head Coach Bob Colbert can finally give up being impatient. The time has come to stop worrying about just “being competitive” and to move on to thinking about winning. Hired to bring football back to Saint Vincent after a 45-year absence— the first team fielded was in 1923 and the last in 1962— Colbert, for the first time in his 42-year coaching career, had to build a team from scratch. “It was personally very difficult for me,” he said. “When I got here it was ‘how can we be competitive enough to even stay in the games?’” But the 2011 team changed that, winning six of 11 games and going to the ECAC Southwest Bowl, where it lost to Lebanon Valley, 23-15. Colbert was named Coach of the Year in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. “Last year we lost games for the reasons every other team loses games—mistakes. It was not because we were young, or inexperienced.” Colbert leaned back in his chair. Next to his desk was a game-by-game team goals chart for the previous year, with team symbols designating whether Saint Vincent or the opponent had achieved victory in that particular goal. Bearcat logos prevailed in the item-by-item breakdown on most, but not all, goals. “Our goal was to develop a consistent winner, like we had at Bridgewater,” he said, describing the Virginia school he coached prior to moving to Latrobe. “When I came in to Bridgewater as an assistant coach we were 0-10 in 1998 and 5-5 in 1999. The next year we went to the playoffs, the second round, and the fourth year we Saint Vincent Magazine

played in the championship game—the Stagg Bowl—but lost by three points. “Now, when I see the crowds we’ve had at homecoming for the last two years—Thiel in 2010 and W&J in 2011, games we won—and when I see the students running onto the field to congratulate the players, and the support of the alumni, faculty, and staff, I know that’s why we brought football back, to create that kind of atmosphere, to build the Saint Vincent community.” This year will bring a number of changes—the team has lost 17 starters, including quarterback Aaron Smetanka, a fullback, four offensive linemen, two defensive tackles, a free safety, a cornerback, and three starters on special teams. Two linebackers will be missed—league-leading tackler Anthony Johnson and Armando Fortunato, who made first team all-conference. “But this team is confident. We’ve had a winning season and we no longer have to worry about whether we are good enough to just be competitive,” Colbert said. “Senior running back Huey Ehredt led the league in yards per carry last season (6.4 with 827 yards). He’s one of the best backs in the league. Senior Carl Jeune has been a leader at wide receiver, and senior Jovaughn Johnson, a leader in special teams last year, will be expected to take on a starting role at linebacker. “Our first three games are at home this year, so by the end of September we’ll have an idea what kind of team we’re going to be,” Colbert said.


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Remembering Kevin Gatons, C’82

Inducted Into Athletic Hall Of Fame on September 8

Six years ago on November 7, Kevin Gatons, C’82, died doing what he loved—running and coaching. The cross country and track assistant coach at Greensburg Salem High School collapsed and died while running with a student in a warm-up session at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association championship. “There is a peace in everything and how it happened because he was truly doing what he loved as he left us,” his wife, Cheryl, told the Post-Gazette after Top photo, Kevin his death, attributed to a Gatons in the Pittsburgh heart problem. “Kevin loved Marathon. Bottom it, he loved running and he photo, 1982, courtesy of was there for the kids whom Tom Harbert. he was a coach to whenever they needed him. He would always tell them, ‘Don’t give up, give it everything you have and push through everything.’ He was coaching and running until his final moment.” He was a fifth-grade teacher at Hutchinson Elementary School in southwest Greensburg working toward his principal’s certification at Saint Vincent. He and his wife, also a runner, had three children—Sydney, Quintin, and Lillian. “Kevin was a very determined individual,” said Tom Harbert, current coach of the women’s cross country team. “He was focused on what he did, and had a real high interest in athletics. He was always focused on what he did, and I could see the talent.” “He was one of the first people I met when I came to the area,” said Dr. Andrew Herr, current coach of the men’s cross country team and associate professor of economics. “He really had such an influence on so many people’s lives. Kevin was just a great guy. He knew what was right and he fought for what was right. When you meet someone like that it really does change your life. Kevin was about other people.” “Kevin was a fierce competitor,” said Steve Snider, college track coach and assistant men’s cross country coach. “I observed him winning many road races. And,

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as nice as he was as a person regularly, once he put the uniform on, he assumed a different outlook on life because his will to win was so great.” “Kevin and I were running a race at the community college,” Harbert said. “Pre-race we were standing in line, discussing the race and kind of catching up with things. He said ‘excuse me coach, I have to go to the restroom before the race.’ The restroom was quite a distance from the start line, behind the building at the community college. Right after he left to go to the restroom the director of the race said ‘all right, everybody, get to the start line.’ The gun went off and Kevin was not there, and everybody took off very fast. We’re at the 200 or 400 mark of the race, and all of a sudden Kevin comes sprinting up alongside of everybody in the race, knowing that he was the last one starting, and way behind, and he eventually won the race. It was fantastic. I’ll always remember that story.” “I ran with him quite a bit,” Herr said. “He was one of those guys who would never give up. He would always give a hundred percent. He hated to lose. That’s what made him such a great athlete, and why he’s getting this honor.” “He was a man of few words, but he’d be very humbled to receive this award,” Snider said. “I’m sure that his family will be very proud of Kevin for achieving this.” “Kevin was one of the athletes who came through here who will always be a memorable person to me,” said Harbert. “Next year’s my fiftieth in coaching. We’ve had a lot of great athletes, but he was one of my favorites.” “I really wish Kevin were able to be here to accept this,” Herr said. “It’s with great sadness that he’s not. But I know that this would have meant the world to him, and I know this is a deserved honor because of all that he’s meant to the Saint Vincent community.”

Members of the Gatons family accepting the award on behalf of Kevin, with Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., president; front, Lillian Gatons; middle, from left, Quintin and Sydney, Patty and Terry Gatons; back, from left, Cheryl Gatons, Susan Rhome, and Michael Gatons. 58

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Nine Inducted Into Athletic Hall Of Fame Nine former athletes were inducted into the Saint Vincent College Athletic Hall of Fame recently. That list includes Kevin Gatons, C’82 (see opposite page).

Robert D. Belan, C’62 Belan, of Venice, Florida, Pictured are front, from left, Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., P’61, C’66, S’69; Cheryl earned an undergraduate Gatons, wife of the late Kevin Gatons, C’82; Mike Ziemianski, C’79; Amy DeLisa, C’97; degree in management and Mary (LaLonde) Wagner, C’87, Beth A. (Rosensteel) Dixon, C’87; Ralph Litzinger, attended the Penn State C’53; Paul Sucevic, C’57; back, from left, Mike Gerdich, C’98, alumni director; Robert Executive Management Michalow, C’91; Robert Belan,C’62; Oland “Dodo” Canterna, H’74, who chaired the Hall program in 1975. He was of Fame Committee and Father Myron Kirsch, O.S.B., C’69,S’73, athletic director. a co-captain of the varsity basketball team, vice-president of the Monogram Club, Award, and the Senior Award. He is an assistant professor and involved with intramural football and softball. He was of education and environmental science at Saint Vincent. the leading scorer and rebounder his senior year and he also secured 24 rebounds in a game against Westminster College. He also played on the intramural champion softball and football teams and was the intramural heavyweight wrestling champion.

Amy DeLisa, C’97 DeLisa, of Marriottsville, Maryland, earned a bachelor of arts in mathematics/engineering with highest honor. She has a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering with distinction from the Pennsylvania State University. She was a two-time NAIA Volleyball All-American, a Scholastic All-American, a Bill Bradley Scholastic All-American, an IBM Scholarship recipient, Chemical Rubber Company Chemistry Award Winner, on the National Dean’s List, and a recipient of the Bearcat Athletic Club Award.

Beth A. Dixon, C’87 Dixon, of Clayton, N.C., graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in business management. She was a standout in women’s basketball and received the Granish Award.

Ralph Litzinger, C’53 Litzinger, of Columbus, Ohio, graduated from Saint Vincent in 1953 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He was the co-captain of the football team, a member of intramural basketball, in the Holy Name Society, and a recipient of the Al DeLuca MVP Award.

Robert Michalow, C’91 Michalow, of Bentleyville, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology with minors in chemistry and education. He received his master of science degree from Duquesne University and a doctor of philosophy in forest resource science, from West Virginia University. He was a member of the Outdoors Club, SPSEA, varsity soccer, club hockey and volleyball club. He received the Granish

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Paul T. Sucevic, C’57

Sucevic, of Markleysburg, earned his bachelor of science degree in mathematics. He also earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. He played intramural softball. He played basketball from 1955 to 1957. The team won the George Mikan Award for most-improved team in the nation when they turned their win/loss record around from 3-16 to 16-3. He went on to play semi-pro basketball for the Duquesne Serbs for several years. before concentrating on his civil engineering career, which ultimately led to the partnership of Sucevic, Piccolomini & Kuchar Engineering Inc. of Uniontown.

Mary E. (LaLonde) Wagner, C’87 Wagner, of Pittsburgh, graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts. She received her master’s degree in journalism/communications in 1998. She was an orientation committee member and a member of both the women’s softball and basketball teams. Wagner is a member of the 1,000 Point Club, a Small College All American and received the William Rafferty Award.

Michael J. Ziemianski, C’79 Ziemianski, of Bethel Park, graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy. He earned an A.S. in business management from CCAC in 1987, a C.A.S. in labor studies from WVNCC in 1984, and an M.A. in industrial relations from Saint Francis in 1984. He was the recipient of the Rafferty Award and the Andy Vahaly Spirit Award. He was the assistant captain for the ice hockey team, played on the soccer team and was active in football, basketball, softball, and intramural bowling. He was also the basketball team manager for four years, and the codirector of the ice hockey club. 59

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A Cheer Old Saint Vincent for

O VINCENTIANS! (To Chorus of “On Wisconsin.”) O Vincentians, warriors mighty Shield our Banner bright While the foe attempt to down you Show them how to fight, Lead on bravely, gain the vic’try, O you valiant team, Keep waving in the breeze the Gold and Green.

FIGHT FOR OLD VINCENT Fight for Old Vincent; Vincent must win, Fight to the end, boys, never give in; Rah! Rah! Rah! You do your best, boys; we’ll do the rest boys, Fight for the VICTORY. Fight for Old Vincent, plunge through that line, A touchdown we’re wanting, now is the time. Rah! Rah! Rah! Fight for her name, boys; fight for her fame, boys; Fight for the Gold and Green. Let out a rumble to roll far and wide, Our racking war whoop to victory allied. Rah! Rah! Rah! Help win the game, boys; cheering the team, boys, Cheering for S.V.C. Vincent shall conquer, Vincent shall win, Vincent can’t lose, boys; fight with a vim. Rah! Rah! Rah! Rush in and fight, boys; with all your might, boys, Win for the Gold and Green. (from the files of Father Rene Kollar, O.S.B.)

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A mild winter eased us into a glorious spring, allowing for incredible growth on the Saint Vincent campus. While Father Sebastian’s Garden exploded with color and the willow trees swayed in the breeze, current students prepared for finals and graduation. The Alumni Council has expanded into the new season with much to do. The Alumni and Friends Golf Outing took place at Latrobe Elks and Champion Lakes on June 1st. The Prep School graduates celebrated at their June 9 event, and we marked Father Vernon Holtz’s 50th Anniversary. On June 16th, Saint Vincent Alumni headed for the Pittsburgh Zoo for a day of family fun and adventure. And the Alumni Council convened in the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion to lay the plans for the rest of 2012, including local luncheons and regional meetings. During the summer, we celebrated the return of many alumni who were able to see some amazing upgrades in construction, curriculum, and community at Saint Vincent. If you have not been on campus for a while, please come back and take a moment to experience the campus as it has evolved. Whether you ride or walk, realize that from the Basilica and crypt to the new Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion, from the campus entrance to the Sauerkraut Tower, both change and tradition coexist. We continue to publicize the Bearcat Nation on the internet, encouraging alumni and students to investigate and make personal connections for their own development. While you are viewing Saint Vincent online, send us an email and update your contact information so we may stay in touch. Make yourself available to these events and opportunities. Take advantage of what Saint Vincent offers. Information on any event is available at the Alumni Office at 724-805-2568, or

Bearcat Open Golf Outing October 3 & 4

SVC Alumni Homecoming and Family Weekend October 5, 6 & 7

Local Alumni Lunch—Metten Room, Campus October 12

Greensburg Alumni Lunch—Giannilli’s II, Rt. 30 October 16

Seven Springs Alumni Sporting Clays Event October 21

Local Alumni Lunch November 9

Quarterly Alumni Council Meeting Fred Rogers Center November 10

Greensburg Alumni Lunch November 20

Pittsburgh Alumni Lunch Teutonia Mannerchor December 12

Local Alumni Lunch December 14

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Geoffrey Dobson, C’02, reads his copy of Saint Vincent Magazine at an undisclosed location in southwest Asia. He is assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron.

Local Alumni Lunch January 11

Greensburg Alumni Lunch January 15

For more information contact the Alumni Office.

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James Ragan, C’66, D’90, Still Writing, Teaching, Traveling By Kim Metzgar


ames Ragan, C’66, D’90, has never let the grass grow under his feet. This summer he was, as he usually does, teaching an intensive summer writing course at Charles University in Prague. He continues to give readings throughout the United States, and the world, has read before five heads of state, for audiences at Carnegie Hall, and at the United Nations. In 1985, he was one of three Americans, along with Robert Bly and Bob Dylan, who were invited to perform at the First International Poetry Festival in Moscow. Published collections of his award-winning poetry include Too Long A Solitude, In the Talking Hours, Womb-Weary, The Hunger Wall, Lusions, Selected Poems, and the just-published The World Shouldering I. Also an accomplished screenwriter, Ragan served for 25 years as director of the Graduate Professional Writing Program at the University of Southern California. He still finds time, however, to return to Saint Vincent, where he serves on the Fred Rogers Center of Directors, and where he attends other functions, such as the Fred Forward Conference this summer. He has even more reason to return to campus now, as his son, Jameson, is a freshman. And this fall, his play, “Commedia,” will be performed at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, October 7, as part of the homecoming activities. The Saint Vincent Players will perform in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center. “Commedia” was produced by actor Raymond Burr in San Francisco and in Moscow in 1984. The play is a contemporary commedia dell’arte, based on a 16th century art form which relies on improvisation and an impromptu action called the lazzo. Lazzis are the tools of each actor’s imagination, and when encouraged, allow for as much boldness of action, innuendo, and self-indulgent virtuosity as can be endured. His most recent collaboration was brought to the big screen last year, where “The House” won the Kieslowski Award for screenwriting at Cannes, a 2011 Variety Critic’s Choice Award, and the New Visions Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. He recalled being approached in Bratislava by Zuzana Liova about the tale of family conflict in a rural Eastern European town. The story is about a high school girl who dreams of moving James Ragan with (from top) poets Seamus Heaney and Czech President Václav Havel, actor Robert Redford, and author Joyce Carol Oates at the United Nations. Saint Vincent Magazine


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to London to work, while her father builds a house for her, brick by brick, in the back yard. “It would never make it as an American film,” Ragan said. “It is a character-driven film. There is not one special effect in it.” When he was approached by Liova, he not only helped her to pull out the most important elements of the story, but he encouraged the producers of the movie to let her direct it. “Now she has completed her Ph.D. from the film academy and she has two director awards.” Born in Pittsburgh, the son of a steelworker and a seamstress who had worked making clothes for the infant Jesus of Prague statues, he came to Saint Vincent in the mid-1960s, amidst many “dynamics, protest movements, issues, and causes in the U.S. I came here and there were no distractions. I played basketball and baseball, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. James Crenner taught English here at the time, and he said ‘why don’t you do something with writing?’ And I liked it. I loved books. “I recall once I did an interview with a television station and they said you had a lot of fights when you were a kid. I didn’t know why, but with Slovak as my first language, as I grew older and started to learn English, the fights were less and less because I was using my head more than my fists. I was learning the language to survive, but I grew to love it. I still do.”

SOMETIMES Sometimes, and only if one dreams as little of snow or of crows in branches, and more of the woman who has come softly to you, raising a brow toward a door behind which a child crooks an arm above a sleeping eye, the image will turn to aureoles of dawn: gold, rose, vermilion, each in their own language. Sometimes, and only if it seems so little of the night has scuttered back into its cup, the word, blue, like a runner out of breath will fade, unfurled, into a cheapjack strip along a flag no longer striped, and spread its satin palms, face up into sunlight for only the sky of her smile.

James Ragan at Saint Vincent, 1965 (above), and 2012 (right). Saint Vincent Magazine

And sometimes, and only in spring a dove from the river’s soft vale of lilies will fly as close to you as trust, and a calm in the great reds of autumn will, as often as you need, lie down beside you, raising a brow you’ve known above the eyes of the only woman you will ever have a need to dream or touch. (from TOO LONG A SOLITUDE, U. of Oklahoma Press) 63

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MARRIAGES John J. Shirey, C’72, and Ruth Timlin on April 14.

Melanie S. Randall, C’95, and Kevin Ryan on October 8, 2011.

Ellen F. Bursch, C’05, and Adam P. Lauer on July 14 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Sara M. Hart, C’05, and David W. Kopanic on June 2 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica with Father Tom Hart, O.S.B. officiating.

Marie Elizabeth Holnaider, C 06, and John Robert Peoples on August 11 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica with Father Thomas Curry, O.S.B. as celebrant.

Megan M. Havern, C’07, and Jarred K. Holt, C’08, on April 27. Kimberly N. Stevens, C’07, and Matthew J. Feigel, C’08, on April 28 at Saint Vincent Basilica with Father Tom Hart, O.S.B., as celebrant and Brother Maximilian Maxwell, O.S.B., as deacon. Kimberly P. Wurst, C’07, and William C. Bundy on August 4 at Saint Vincent Basilica with Father Rene Kollar, O.S.B., officiating.

Amy L. Kronenwetter, C’07, and Nicholas A. Mannerino, C’07, G’08, on May 26 at Saint Cecilia Church, Rochester (above and at right). Pictured above, are front, from left, Kimberly Feigel C’07; Nate Jara, C’08;

Gianna Englert, C’08; Kate O’Toole, C’10; Katrina Greco, C’08; Mary Hines, C’07; Bridget Kennis, C’07; Aliesha Walz, C’07; Rebecca Loughner, Sarah Varga, C’09; Hope Amadee, C’08. Back, from left, Craig Anderton, C’09; Matthew Feigel, C’08; Dominic DiCostanzo, C’08; Victor Pocius, C’08; Adam Smith, C’09; Greg Spelar, C’08; Rick Aulicino, C’08; Jim Szelagowski, C’07; Nick Errett, C’06; Ray Greco, C’76; Ryan Growden, C’08; Jackie Hamman, C’09; Valerie Walker, C’08; Zach Clark, C’08; Sherrie Dunlap C’09; Justin Sharick, C’07; Brianne Poilek, C’07; Andrew Walz, C’06; John Poilek, C’06; Liz Guthrie, C’08; Josh Guthrie, C’07; Ryan Loughner, C’07; Kristin Cullen, C’07; Kristen Growden, C’07. Alumni guests not pictured included Shane Anderton, C’09; Mike Palcsey, C’08; Mark Mannerino, C’12; Louis Didio, C’84; Chris Mannerino, C’07. Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latrobe.

Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., and Father Philip M. Kanfush, O.S.B., offered marriage blessings and assisted with the ceremony. Saint Vincent College alumnus Michael Gerhart, C’05, brother of the bride was a groomsman; Leah K. Cambal, C’08, and Jeanine M. Kelly, C’08, were bridesmaids; Amanda Gerhart, C’10, sister-in-law of the bride, was the lector, and Michael Taylor, C 10, served as the violinist. Other Saint Vincent alumni in attendance included Joan Aungier Davis, C’95;

Tammy Terlecki, C’08; Ellen E. Dawson, C’08; Stefanie Enciso, C’08; Alyssa Simmons, C’08; Camille Cobrando, C’06; Julie Wible Novak, C’00, G’07; Nicole Steinbacher, C’08; Mollie R. Luginski, C’08; Jason N. Seidling, C’07; A. Daniel Carney, C 05; and Kimberly Carney, C’05. Laura L. Gerhart, C ‘08, and Noah D. Marchese (above) on June 30 at Trinity

Jillian M. Bush, C’09, and Simon F. Stuchlik, C’12 (bottom, right photo) were

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married on July 28 at Saint Rose Church in Latrobe. The couple resides in Derry.

Clara J. Miller, C’09, and Sean Kosanovich, C’09, on June 16 at Saint Vincent Basilica with Father Tom Hart, O.S.B., officiating.

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James Valvano, C’55, and his wife, Marie, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with, from left, with from left, Rita Griggs, Manchester, N.J., widow of Joe Griggs, C’55;

Stephanie Shola, C’09, and Joshua Trembulak on June 2 in Pittsburgh. SVC alumni pictured above at the wedding, front, from left, Lauren Ziegenfus, C’09; bride Stephanie Trembulak, C’09; groom Joshua Trembulak; and Brother Maximilian Maxwell, O.S.B.; back, from left, Danielle Bradish, C13; Heather Niezelski, C’11; Adam Bradish, C’11; Kelly Cunningham, C’09; Sara Sylvester, C’09; Nate Sylvester, C’07,

John Boccella, C’66, Gerry Boccella, Pittsburgh; Ann Zelzenock, York; Marie Valvano, Neptune, N.J.; John Zelzenock, C’55; Jim Valvano, C’55; Chuck Lorenz, C’55; Gert Lorenz, Altamonte Springs, Florida; Carl De Riseis, C’62, Jan De Riseis, Marco Island, Florida; Ed O’Connor, P’50, C’55, Long Island City, N.Y. Saint Paul, Greensburg. Saint Vincent alumnae included in the wedding party were Marie Fuga, C’12, and Stephanie Fitzgerald, C’11. The couple is now residing in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Jillian L. Krupey, C’11, and J. Matthew Kaufman, C 11, on May 19. Lauren A. Schlieper, C’12, and Gabriel A. Jakubisin, C’10, on June 16 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.

SVC classmates and spouses. See photo above.

Lawrence A. Sladek, D.D.S., D.M.D., C’68, retired on May 14. He and his wife, Barbara, celebrated with a trip to Ireland. Also, they are awaiting the arrival of 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grandchildren later this year!

Daniel B. Cinpinski, C’69, retired on May 1, 2011, with 40 years and 5 months of service as Environmental Health Administrator with the Allegheny County Health Department.

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Gene E. McDonald, LL.D., C’43, D’96, received the president’s award for professionalism at the Westmoreland Bar Association membership meeting.


Rev. Raymond C. Boccardi, S’52, Bethany H. Smarra, C’09, and Spencer Ickes, C’09 (above) on June 2 at Saint Vincent Basilica with Father Thomas Curry, O.S.B., as celebrant. Alumni in the wedding party included Cory Sukala, C’09; Christopher Smith, C’09; Jake Kocher, C’09; Christopher Wilhide, C’10; Larissa Ziemianski, C’09; and Audrey Rossowski, C’09. Zachary A. Kupec, C’10, and Julie Shannon, C’11, on July 14 at Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church, Cabot. They are residing in Butler.

Courtney E. Buhl, C’11, and Matthew R. Johnson on June 16 at the Church of

celebrated his 60th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood.

Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., P’53, C’58, S’62, celebrated his 50th julibee to the priesthood on June 3.

Father Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., C 58, S’62, celebrated his 50th jubilee to the priesthood in July.


James J. Valvano, C’55, and his wife, Marie, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise celebration hosted by their daughters. The party was held at Spring Lake Manor, Spring Lake, New Jersey, and was attended by approximately 75 people including some

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Martha and Collum Liska, P’60, from Olympia, Washington, visited with Father Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., C 58, S’62, who celebrated 50 years in the priesthood in July. Fall 2012

his wife, Barb, live in Crescent, not far from their three children and six grandchildren.


Michael A. Lawrence, C’70, is still serving on the National Ethics Committee of the CPCU Society. Mike worked as a volunteer again at this year’s Masters Golf Tournament. For the 15th year, a group from the Class of 1957 (and spouses) have held an annual golf outing. This year the group met in New Orleans in the spring. Pictured are, from left, Dr. Richard Doll, C’57; August P. Klein, Sr., C’57; Judy Klein; Rosemary McLaughlin; Frank

C. McLaughlin, Jr., C’57; Capt. Joseph J. D’Amato, USN (ret.), C’57; Flora D’Amato; Vera Polak; Ronald J. Polak, C’57; Estelle Brogan; J. Vince Brogan, C’57. Timothy J. Waxenfelter, C’69, was recently inducted

Some reunions take a lot of planning and effort, others just happen. Consider the case of Chuck Maloney, C’66, of Marshall, Virginia, and John Konfala, C’81, of Powell, Ohio. The two Bearcats recently were on a pilgrimage to important Catholic historic sites in Italy when they came to realize their own shared history at America’s first Benedictine college. In this photo Chuck (left) and John (right) hold a Saint Vincent College hat while standing in front of a statue of Saint Benedict at his monastery in Subiaco, Italy.

into the Pennsylvania High School Speech League Hall of Fame at Susquehanna University. Tim is in his 42nd year teaching social studies at Quigley Catholic High School and 28th year of coaching forensics and mock trial. He is recognized as a three diamond coach in the National Forensic League. His mock trial teams advanced to the Pennsylvania state championship thirteen times and have won six championships, which is still a record in Pennsylvania. His teams finished in the top ten nationally three times. The 2002 team was the national runner up. Seventeen of Tim’s mock trial team members are practicing attorneys. Tim and

Nicholas J. Stas, C70, will represent Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of Thomas M. Evans as the sixteenth president of Carroll College, Helena, Montana, on Monday, November 5.

Ramon F. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., C’71, represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, S.J. as the 32nd president of the College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts on Friday, September 14.


Mark A. Andrews, Ph.D., C’81, professor of medical physiology and director of examination management at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)-Seton Hill, was elected as one of only 16 members to the prestigious National Academy of Osteopathic Medical Educators (NAOME) of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).

Walter B. Hobart, Jr., C’66, sent along this photo of his grandchildren attired in Saint Vincent gear. Wally and his wife Catherine have made sure that Naomi, 9; Andrew, 11; Rebecca, 7; Jonathan, 4; and Jessica, 13, know about his affinity for his alma mater.

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Frank J. Kubus, Jr., C’81, is shown in the photo with his son and daughter. Frank studied business management with an anthropology minor. His son, Francis, C’12, graduated with a degree in history, while daughter, Abigail Rose, C15, is studying business management with a minor in Spanish and international business. Frank, Jr. is currently employed as an operations manager with Sodexo at Manor Care in Peters Township. Francis, III graduated in May of 2012. Abigail is involved with the SVC student government, and is looking forward to working on the orientation committee. H. Vance Vargo, C’82, was awarded a national scholarship from the Credit Union Executive Society (CUES) to attend the prestigious CUES CEO Institute. The CEO Institute is the only three-year program in the country that enables credit union executives to attain the certification of Certified Chief Executive (CCE). Vance attended and successfully completed the CEO Institute I session at the Wharton Graduate School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. Vance has been the President and CEO of Family First Credit Union, located in Saginaw, Michigan, since March 2005. He graduated from Saint Vincent with highest honors with a B.A. in business management and a minor in accounting. He is also a 1988 graduate of the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. In his previous position as a Senior Financial Institutions Examiner Supervisor with the Pennsylvania

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Department of Banking, he was the first-place recipient of the national Samuel M. Weinrott Memorial Scholarship, which he used to attend and graduate with honors from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in 2002. He currently resides in Saginaw, with his wife, Susan Donley Vargo, SHU’85, and their two children, Jerry and Rachel. They are very active in their community and attend Saint Stephen’s Catholic Church in Saginaw, where Susan sings in the choir, Rachel volunteers as an altar server, and Vance and Jerry perform on various keyed trumpets. This past year Jerry was the only student from White Pine Middle School to audition for and be selected to the Michigan All State Middle School Band. Vance is also the principal trumpeter for the Diocese of Saginaw and performs for all of the ordinations and special events scheduled at Saint Mary’s Cathedral.

Jennifer Dunn Jones, SHU’82, sends the above photo. Her father, Joseph P. Dunn, M.D., C’48, is pictured with her brother, Joseph P. Dunn, Jr., C’78; her husband, Edward M. Jones, C’81; and their son, Patrick E. Jones, C16, who is a freshman. Patrick will be playing basketball for the Bearcats as his father did.

Rev. Otto Betler, O.S.B., C’84, received his diploma in analytical psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich on July 7. The title of his diploma thesis is “The Monk and His Symbols.” He is now a Jungian analyst, and also a monk of

Saint Ottilien Archabbey in Bavaria, where he is novice master of the international novitiate, youth minister for the diocese of Augsburg, and retreat master.

at a quarterly alumni council meeting with Alumni Council President, Edward McCormick,


Mark S. Davis Ph.D., C’88, an associate professor in the biology department at the University of Evansville, has been elected as faculty senate chair. As senate chair Mark is responsible for faculty representation on academic and administrative committees along with communication of faculty news to the university trustees.


Rosey (Robb) Doelling, C’92, applied for and received a grant from the Dr. and Mrs. William D. Stavisky Fund of the Latrobe Foundation to implement Literacy Lunchboxes into her second grade classroom within the Greater Latrobe School District. Lunchboxes will be packed with appropriate language arts materials in an effort to motivate students to read and write outside of school and to create a school-home connection in the area of literacy.

Leah Marie Brown, C’00, represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of Mark Volk as the eighth president of Lackawanna College, Scranton, on Friday, July 27.

Michael J. Allen, D.O., MC, FS, C’03, is the chief resident of emergency medicine at Georgia Health Sciences University and Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta. He remains on active duty in the United States Army and was just promoted to major.

Rev. Mark A. Hoffman, S’89, is the new pastor of the Corry Catholic Community that comprises Saint Thomas and Saint Elizabeth parishes.


Jessica A. Morrell, C’04, Matthew J. DiGiacomo, Esquire, C’93, was recently deployed to Kuwait with the 316th Sustainment CommandExpeditionary, U.S. Army Reserve of Coraopolis. He holds the rank of Major and is assigned to the office Command Staff Judge Advocate. The unit is expected to return to its home base sometime after January 1, 2013.

represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., as 27th president of Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, on October 12.

Stacy L. Thompson, C’06, represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of M. Lee Pelton as 12th president of Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, on September 14.

Charles M. Holland, C’00, reported that a group of Saint Vincent College lacrosse alumni captured the 2012 Blue Ridge Classic Lacrosse Championship. Pictured are front, from left, Jeff

Molly M. Creenan, C’93, was awarded The Rev. Camillus Long, O.S.B. Award to recognize her for outstanding service to, and active participation in alumni affairs. Molly is pictured

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D’Antonio, C’07; Tom Duman, C’05; Vincenzo DiSantis, C’11; Chuck Holland, C’00, with his dog, Neesha (not an alumnus); and Sam Futrovsky, C’11; back, from left: Tim Maser, C’06; Mark Duman, C’10; Brad Bachman, C’01; Lenny Swerdlow, C’07; Alden Ainsworth, C’07; Kevin Murray, C’11; Luke Swerdlow, C’08; Steven Goold, C’07; Zack Wilfong, C’11. 67

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Deaths Frank J. Nath, C’39, on April 27. He was 96. Thomas R. Sable, Sr., P’40, in June. Capt. Herbert S. Hunter, M.D., C’41, on February 19.

Rev. Msgr. Robert J. Reilly, P’38, C’42, S’45, on May 6. John J. Petrelli, P’43, on Sunday, July 22. James L. Erny, C’46, S 49, on January 10. Charles J. “Pete” Lang, P’49, on June 25. John Shultz, C’49, on February 23.

Rachel (Collins) Sposito, C’04, announces “Friendships at Saint Vincent College last into the next generation!” Shown in photo taken at Gianna’s baptism luncheon are: Kristen (Lancas) Manley, C’04, G’07, and Max; Kenzie and Mandi (Gaertner) Downey, C’04; Gianna and Rachel (Collins) Sposito, C’04; and Ben and Megan (Brokaw) Chadwick, C’04.

John W. Barron, C 50, on February 16. James R. Connell, P 46, C 50, on May 25. John F. McDevitt, P’46, C 53, on April 16. Richard J. Fleck, C’55, on April 19. Rev. Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., P’53, C’58, S’62, on June 17. Rev. Randall F. Peters, Jr., C’58, on June 2.

Julie M. Gulling, C’07, represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of Dr. Mark H. Erickson as the fourth president of Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on October 4. Shane Seremet, C’08, represented Saint Vincent College at the inauguration of Dr. Maravene Loeschke as the thirteenth president of Towson University, Towson, Maryland, on Friday, September 14.

Dale L. Willison, C 58, in 2012. Dennis Church, P’55, C 59, on May 27, 2011.

Julia Gongaware, C’04, along with three other writers, recently published the travel food guide titled Food Lovers’ Guide to Pittsburgh. Released September 4 by Globe Pequot Press, the book features information on more than 200 restaurants in the Pittsburgh area, a detailed list of popular food events by month, 14 sidebars on topics like the “Pittsburgh Must-Eat Cheat Sheet” to how to “Ship Pittsburgh to You!,” and 12 recipes from chefs at local restaurants. The book has been well-received so far by the Pittsburgh community and has topped Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” list for the MidAtlantic region.

George J. Landers, C’62, on June 19. Francis X. Pollock, C’62, on May 19. Joseph L. Smith, Jr., C’62, on May 10. A. James Forte, Jr., P’64, on March 26. John W. Kearns, Ph.D., C’69, on December 31, 2011.

Martin J. Mihok, C’70, on August 14.

Paul R. Ploskina, C’77, on March 7. David A. Pater, C’86, on March 19 in a car accident.

Jamie L. (Vick) Moran, C’06, on August 6. Katie Puwalowski, C 15, on July 31 as the result of an automobile accident.

of Butler, received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on June 3. He is continuing his medical training in orthopaedic surgery at Summa Western Reserve Hospital, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

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John R. Byrne, C 62, in November 2011.

Alfred J. Funari, III, C’72, on June 7.

Jarred K. Holt, C’08,

While writing was always a passion, Julia defined her voice while obtaining her master’s degree in journalism from Point Park University in 2010. It was also during this time that she discovered her love of food. Luckily she found three friends who also shared her passion and in 2009 Julia, along with Mandy McFadden, Laura Zorch, and Sarah Sudar, created the blog eatPGH. After two years of regular posting, the group was approached by Globe Pequot Press to pen the Pittsburgh edition in its travel guide food series. More than 200 restaurant visits and countless nights spent editing later, the book was finished in March. When she isn’t writing for eatPGH, Julia keeps busy at her day job developing social media marketing strategy for UPMC Health Plan. Julia currently resides in Bloomfield.

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Condolences Edmund Tunitis, P’46, on the loss of his wife, Joan Tunitis, on August 18. Francis X. Yandrick, C’49, on the death of his sister, Mary C. Stranko, on March 19. Rev. Noel H. Rothrauff, O.S.B., P’45, C’50, S’54, and Dr. Mary Beth (Roitz) Spore on the loss of his cousin and her godfather, Charles “Pete” Lang, P’49, on June 25.

Lucy Grace Yurga and sisters Abby and Amber. Lucy Grace to Sarah (Elston) Yurga, C’95, and her husband, Rob, on February 29. She joins older sisters Abby and Amber. Helena Maria to Lara I.

David J. Harper, C’65, on the Chloe Marie Boosel

death of his mother, Dorothy M. Harper Roger, on July 28.

Chloe Marie to Katie

(Wojtunik) Boosel, C’04, S’07,

John E. Hillman, C’68, on the loss of his wife, Peggy, on June 21.

and her husband, Jason Boosel, on June 21.

(Zadzilko) Mercolini, C’00, and her husband, Michael Mercolini, C’00, on May 11. She joins big

John Mied, P’64, C’68, on the death of his mother, Agnes Ruth Mied, on June 17.

brother, Louis, 3.

Charlie Jae Morgante

Gianna to Vanessa L. her husband, Chris, on March 2. She joins big brother, Caden, 3.

Robert Lena, C’63.

Engagements M.D. An October 13 wedding is planned in Irmo, South Carolina.

Neil Amina, C’04, to Heather Schroeder.

Cameron Donald Ryan Cameron Donald to

Christopher M. Ryan, C’02, and his wife, Renee (Dolan) Ryan, C’02, on March 22.

on the death of his father, John Bartolomucci, on August 27.

James P. Urbany, P’67, C 71, on the loss of his wife, Sue Terence E. Moore, M.D., C’76, on the loss of his mother, Dorothy R. Moore, on July 23.

Jennifer McCafferty.

Amanda Eaglehouse, C’08, to

Randy L. Rossi, C’87, on the

Christopher Kubasky.

loss of his father, Ronald Rossi, on May 19.

Katelyn J. Blotzer, C’12, to Neil Saracco, C’03. The wedding will be held on June 22, 2013.

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Amy (Bowman) Shifko, C’98, on the death of her father, Robert Bowman, on June 23, six months after her mother, Barbara Bowman, passed away on December 28, 2011.

Elizabeth (Kovach) Kunz, C’99; Daniel Kunz, Esq., C’99; Douglas A. Kovach, C’01; Sarah (Kovach) Thompson, C’04, on the loss of their

Jodie Vick McCartney, C’06, on the death of her twin sister, Jaime Vick Moran, C’06, on August 6.

Aaron L. Conway, C’07, and Beth (Floro) Conway, C’06, on the loss of their mother and mother-in-law, respectively, Linda J. (Garshnick) Conway, on August 2.

Urbany, on December 21, 2011.

Gerald A. Johnson, C’78, on the death of his father, Gerald L. Johnson, on August 24.

Patrick Emling, C’07, to

Bryan J. Funari, M.D., C’96, on the loss of his father, Alfred “Chip” Funari, C’72, on June 7.

Anthony M. DiPietro, C’00, on the death of his grandmother, Madeleine DeLallo, on July 6.

John R. Bartolomucci, C’71,

Michael J. Allen, D.O., MC, FS, C’03, to Jennifer L. Tomlinson,

Carl Piekarski, on May 26.

of their mother, Genevieve Stock, on June 15.

loss of his wife, Peggy, on June 21.

Charlie Jae to Anne Marie (Lena) Morgante, C’02, and her husband, Daren Morgante, on June 22. Proud grandpa is

Susan L. (Piekarski) Reese, C’91, and Darin Piekarski, C’93, on the loss of their father,

grandmother, Mary Jane Diehl, on June 18.

Joseph R. Vlcek, C 68, on the

(Shepherd) Saxton, C’07, and

death of his father, Paul Homick, Sr., on July 2.

Gregory L. Stock, C’68, and Roger Stock, C’71, on the loss

Carl J. Valero, C’68, on the death of his father, Carl J. Valero, Sr., on August 6.

Gianna Saxton

Paul Homick, C’91, S’02, on the

Daniel J. Seliga, C’87, on the death of his father, Joseph Seliga, on July 13. 69

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Brandon Shutty, D.O., C’08, received the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton on Sunday, June 10, at the Manatee Convention Center. Dr. Shutty is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Walt Shutty of West Newton. At the ceremony, Brandon was hooded by his brother, Dr. Christopher Shutty, C’02, a pathologist in New York City and a LECOM’06 graduate. A celebration was held in Sarasota, and attended by family and friends. Dr. Brandon Shutty has accepted a position at Nova Southeastern University’s Largo Medical Center in Largo, Florida, for his dermatology internship. He plans to enter his dermatology residency next fall.

Dominick Trapani, D.O., C’08, graduated from SVC with a B.S. in biology. He graduated on June 3 from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.)

degree. He began his residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Michigan State University/ Sparrow Hospital in July.

Shannon N. Ballantyne, C’09, was named senior accountant with audit and accounting services at Philadelphia-based ParenteBeard.

Catherine D. Caggiano, C’09, is employed with UPMC Health Plan working as a sales executive.

Sherrie E. Dunlap, C’09, was selected by Dr. James Ragan, C’66, D’90, as one of eight American writers to join eight Czech students for the Prague Summer Writing Program at Charles University and was awarded a Merit Scholarship. This is the 20th year for Dr. Ragan’s Prague Summer Writing Program. Ragan is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the third oldest university in Europe. Sherrie spent two weeks (June 25-July 8) studying poetry and screenwriting under Ragan’s tutelage in one of

Camal Robinson, C’06, recently returned to campus with his entire family. Camal, of Hershey, who has M.A. and J.D. degrees from Boston College, was visiting to show the campus to his younger brother, Cameron, who transferred to Saint Vincent this fall. Pictured with Camal (sixth from left), and Cameron (third from left), are, from left, Colette, Caron, Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B.; Carl, Karene and Caiden. Europe’s most creative and artistic cities. Additionally, while traveling, Sherrie was invited to be a guest lecturer on public speaking and public relations at the Angley School in Cranbrook England.

Maura A. Wahl, C’09, is currently serving in Afghanistan.

2010s John V. Moore, IV, C’10, graduated in December with a master of information systems management degree from Carnegie Mellon University,


Courtney Buhl Johnson, C’11, is a chemistry teacher at Westminster High School, Westminster, Maryland.

Christina M. Reed, C’11, a substitute teacher and Harmony Habitat’s volunteer educator, received the Daisy S. Klinedinst Memorial Award, given to teachers with less than five years in the field who plan to continue or expand their involvement in environmental education from the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators.

Bike Trip Update From Walt Drennan Walt Drennan, C’09, (see spring/summer 2012 issue) reports on his

Natalie Monaco, D.D.S., C’05, third from left, was named to Pittsburgh’s 50 Finest, and featured on the website of Whirl Magazine. The 50 Finest are 50 of the city’s most accomplished and eligible men and women selected on the basis of activity in the community and success in their careers. The 50 Finest also raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She often volunteers her services in communities that have poor access to dental care. She is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Dentistry, and completed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Monaco currently resides in the South Side and is the managing clinical director for Nathan Laughrey’s P.C. Aspen Dental in Cranberry. She is a member of the American Dental Association and recently joined the Altar Rosary Society at her church in Uniontown. Saint Vincent Magazine

bike ride: one teammate was the official blogger, every single day’s account can be found here, he said that all of the parents followed this blog: Walt and his team biked 4,222 miles from Charleston, SC to Santa Cruz, CA and raised a total of $158,530 for the affordable housing cause. He was able to work 16 build days total, six of of those days were spent building the home in Colorado Springs, CO “from the ground up.” The other build days were spent doing various Habitat for Humanity tasks such as roofing, painting and pouring concrete. The team stopped to build homes in Charleston, Sumter and Greenville, SC; Tupelo, MS; Oklahoma City, OK; Silt, CO; Provo UT; Caldwell ID; Chico; CA. Walt explained that his favorite memory of the trip was the highest point, “Independence pass day was my favorite because it wasn’t just an individual mile stone but a team milestone. We had biked up 12,095 feet in Colorado all the way from South Carolina and we did it together.” —Sherrie Dunlap, C’09


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2011-2012 HONOR ROLL OF DONORS The advancement of the College is possible with the dedicated support and commitment of so many alumni and friends in the Saint Vincent community. We are pleased to recognize those who have made gifts to Saint Vincent College between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of this list. If your name or gift is listed incorrectly, please contact the office of Advancement Services at (724) 805-2412. IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF LIFETIME GIVING FOUNDERS’ CIRCLE Honoring those individuals who have contributed more than $1,000,000 Grace and Herbert W. Boyer, Ph.D., Sc.D., C’58 D’81 J. Christopher and Ann Carey Donahue Anna and Edward B. Dunlap Sis and Herman Dupré, Family and Friends Margaret and Thomas A. Greubel, M.D., C’49 Henny and † Joseph F. Heisel, Jr. L.H.D., C’43 D’84 Darlene and Dale Latimer Dr. Barbara Loe, D’08 † Muriel and † Foster McCarl, Jr., L.H.D., D’04 † Janet F. and † Antonio J. Palumbo, L.H.D., D’97 Elizabeth and † Frank E. Resnik, Sc.D., C’52 D’85 Wilma and † William C. Ucker, L.H.D., P’43 C 50 D’83 Sandra and Thomas J. Usher, C 64 D’06 Mary Ellen and James F. Will, L.H.D., C’60 D’94 Benedictine Monks of Saint Vincent Archabbey

BENEFACTORS Acknowledging those who have contributed between $100,000 and $999,999 $500,000-$999,999 Elizabeth and † Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., Sc.D., C’56 D’87 Anonymous Shirley and † J. Wray Connolly, Jr., P’51 C’55 Mary and Donald A. Haile, C’63 † Joseph G. Hurley, Esq., LL.D., P’44 C 48 D’84 † Eugene C. Markiewicz, C’40 Rosemary and John R. Mazero, M.D., Sc.D., D’88 Jeanne and Arthur H. Meehan, Jr., C’57 Stella and † John M. Ridilla Maureen and Mark Rossi, C’78 Karalyn and Joseph S. Schuchert, P’46 Mary Lou (Flavin) and William Stumpf

† Sara C. McComb, L.L.H., D’58 † Dorothy and † Paul W. McConnaughey, C’39 Martha and Charles J. McIntyre, C’60 Rita M. McGinley † Wilma and † Alex G. McKenna, LL.D., D’79 Mary and James L. Murdy Arnold D. Palmer, L.H.D., D’96 Andrea and John C. Prato, C’65 JoAnn H. and Charles J. Queenan, Jr. † Inez and † Joseph P. Rich, C’29 Kathleen and Arthur J. Rooney, Jr., C’57 Shirley and Charles Varsel, Ph.D., C’54

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Sylvia Campi Joseph D. Cestello Margaret and James P. Carreras, Jr., C’62 Maribeth and Patrick J. Cunningham, C’56 Mary and John J. Degnan, C’66 Rhodora and John F. Donahue Janet and William J. Donahue Kathleen and Paul W. Fish, P’51 † Charles J. Flavin, L.H.D., P’47 C 51 D’87 † Leona M. Froelich Bonnie and Gerald J. Guz, C’63 † J. Melville Helfrick, C’29 Jane and Tasso Katselas Judy and August P. Klein, Sr., C’57 † Ambrose E. Kronenwetter Erma Ilene and James E. Lordeman, C’47 † Regis M. Maher, M.D., P’28 C’32 Joan and Joseph P. Mangarella, P’57 C’61 Lucine and John C. Marous, L.H.D., D’96 Alina and Joseph A. Massaro III Sandra L. (Benson), C’88 and Nicholas P. Matt, C’90 † Cordelia Scaife May Dianne and Regis P. McKenna, D.I.A., C 61 D’86 Mary Lou and Aloysius T. McLaughlin, Jr., P’52 C 56 † Charles E. Menozzi, C’36

Marie F. and Arthur D. Miltenberger Mary and Joseph W. O’Toole, C’60 † William A. Petrosky, P’42 C’49 † Lido P. Petrucci, C 40 † Albert Pohland, Ph.D., C’40 Carol G. Pollock David M. Roderick Dr. Joanne Byrd Rogers, D’00 and † Fred Rogers, Litt.D., D’73 The Honorable Daniel M. Rooney, D’99 and Mrs. Patricia Rooney † Stephen E. Saramata, C’49 Marlene and Joseph A. Scarpo, Jr., C’84 † LaVerne and † Cletus B. Smith, P 41 † Sarah and † Victor P. Smith † Dorothy and Fred L. Soisson, Jr., M.D., L.H.D, P’47 C’51, D’82 Joan and Ronald A. Swade, C’59 Betty and Glen C. Tenley, C’55 † Cmdr. J. B. Theobald, C 34 † Jean C. Tito and † James B. Tito, D.I.A. Frank S. Trumbower, Jr., Ph.D., P’55 † Very Rev. Paul E. Turnbull V.F., C’68 Donald E. Visconti, C’52 Dottie and H. Martin Westfall, C’56 Janet and Richard L. Wolfe, C’58 † Frank P. Ziemkiewicz

BENEDICTINE LIFE Recognizing those who have given between $10,000 and $99,999 $50,000-$99,999 Anonymous (2) Barbara and † Raymond N. Baum, Jr., Sc.D., C’50 D’89 † Catherine M. Borgo Marian and Francis R. Bradley, C’58 † Gabriel Burda Brenda and Joseph Calihan Theresa and Peter J. Calistri, P’49 Rita and Peter Carfagna Judge Guido J. Casari, Jr., P’52 C’56 Patricia and Timothy J. Collard, M.D., C’64 † Malvina P. Criner † Mary, † Ann, and Mary Kathleen Cuneo Eleanor and James F. Curran, D.D.S., P’50 Antoinette and Bernard C. DeLeo, M.D., C’54 Gail and George Derhofer, C’75 Antoinette and Thomas E. Dietzler, Sr., C’61 Candace and Ross F. DiMarco, Jr., M.D., C’69 Eileen and George Dorman † Peter R. Dornenburg, M.D., C’65 Domenic P. Dozzi † Ola E. Eick † John R. Erickson, Sr. Anne and Frederick R. Favo, P’51 Joan and Lawrence A. Ferlan, M.D., C’56 Orlie and † Mario J. Ferretti Mary Ellen and Joseph A. Franklin, C’53 † Carl J. Fuhr

Alice and † Frank J. Gaffney, Esq., C’51 Roberto and Paul P. Giunto, C’70 Sr. Mary Catherine Guiler, S.P. through the estate of † Martha J. and † William P. Guiler, LL.D., P’27 C’31 D’61 Catherine Held Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., P’61 C’66 S’69 through the estate of † Blanche Hipps Cindy and Peter M. Holway Theresa and † Ralph E. Hoy, C’44 Terri and Jed Hughes † Wendel Kleehammer, C’51 Janet Koontz Robert J. Kunik, P’46 Maureen and James K. Laffey, C’75 Kiera Lee and John M. Lally, C.P.A., C’77 John J. Lapina, Jr., C’72 Justina and Luke A. Latimer, C’98 Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 D’05 † Dee and Philip X. Masciantonio, Ph.D., Sc.D., C’50 D’83 Eileen and Thomas A. McConomy, P’51 Mary Jo and Gene E. McDonald, LL.D., C’43 D’96 † John R. McGinley, Sr. † William T. McKeon Suzanne and Carey L. McMonagle, M.D., C’70 Ann and Alfred P. Moore, Ph.D., C’67 Natalie F. (Legin) Metz, C’88 and R. Mark Metz, C’89

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Elizabeth and † Harry F. Murray, C’51 Miriam and Michael H. Murray, C’84 Connie and Larry F. Myers, P’56 C’60 Barbara and † Atty. Ned J. Nakles, Sr., L.H.D., D’84 Kathleen Murray-Nolan and J. Michael Nolan, Jr., Esq., C’71 Monica and Harry M. Null, M.D., C’65 † Ruth and † Angelo L. Pantalone, M.D., C’33 Janet and P. David Pappert, P’54 † Rev. E. Charles Patterson, L.H.D., P’21 C’25 S’29 D’86 Stacy L. (Newswanger), C’97 and Mark J. Pincus, C’96 Marlee and George R. Puskar, P’61 Helen and Richard S. Quinlan, C’59 † Robert J. Reilley, P’42 C’49 Joyce and Paul F. Renne, C’65 Sharon and James E. Rohr Nancy Roland Rowley and † Rt. Rev. Robert D. Rowley, Jr., P’59 † Jean and Joseph J. Rubino, L.H.D., C’50 D’93 Sandy and Vincent A. Sarni Amy (Palmer) and Roy Saunders Norma P. and † Bernard F. Scherer, Ph.D., L.H.D., C’54 D’85 Tammy and Matthew D. Schneider, C’83 † Samuel E. Seman, O.D., C’70 Marcia and Dennis M. Seremet, C’77 Margi and J. Gerald Slavonia, C’63 Fall 2012

Mary and Dr. Perry C. Smith, P’46 C’50 Roseanne and Richard J. Smith, C’57 † Helen and Jack T. Stabile, P’49 Patti and John Staley IV † Andrew Stefcik, C’43 Wilma and Kenneth R. Strawberry, C’53 Angelo J. Taiani, C’48 Helene Terheyden † John A. Vesely, M.D., P’32 C’37 Naomi N. and Jon J. Vichich, C’69 Betty and Louis S. Vodzak, D.D.S., C’58 Ginnie and John L. Wandrisco † Lawrence E. Williams, C’43 Mary Frances and The Honorable Raymond J. Zadzilko, C’69 Marian and † John B. Zappone, C’37

$25,000-$49,999 Elizabeth and R. James Annarella, P’48 C’52 Anonymous Irene and Thomas L. Antkowiak, M.D., L.H.D., C’67 D’99 Vicki and Charles O. Bauroth, C’83 Anne and Raymond T. Belz, C’62 Kathleen and James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 Joanne and Richard F. Beyer † Laura L. Biel † Paul U. Bigelow, C’55 Terese and George R. Blaha, C’61 Fay and Kevin P. Boland, C’79 Mary Lou (Stricklin) and † James J. Branagan, P’61 † J. Robert Bridge, C’44 Ginger and Richard V. Burkhauser, Ph.D., C’67 † Katherine M. Campbell † Ralph J. Caparosa, M.D., C’44 Donna and † Michael Caputo, C’67 Ann Hughes Carey † Robert Staley Carey, P’63 MaryAnn, C’99 and James A. Cherubini, C’75 † Arthur E. Cicero † Thomas W. Clapper, Ph.D., C’37 Angela M. (Peskie), C’93 and Richard J. Coldren, C’92 Karen and † James R. Colosimo, C’62 Ann and † John L. Cornett, P’49 C’53 Cecilia and Cyril R. Deck, C’56 Patricia and Anthony DeRosa, Ph.D., C’58 Mary Jane and † Ronald V. Dolan, C’64 Joan and John K. Donahue, M.D., C’50 Rita and Earl W. Donaldson, Jr., D.D.S., C’63 Justine and Joseph P. Donghia Maureen and † Joseph A. Donnelly, C’57 Mary and † John F. Donovan, C’57 S’61 Margaret and William A. Feczko, M.D., C’59 Debbie and Patrick J. Felton, C’82 Mary Carleen and James R. Ferry, C’60 † Mary Franklin Nancy and Robert P. Gannon, M.D., C’56 † Virginia M. Gasbarro Daniel H. Gattone, C’62 Penny and Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., C’64 Mary and Vincent J. Gocke, C’52

Patricia and Pat J. Greco, C’68 Donna and Richard B. Guskiewicz, C’54 Joseph A. Hardy III Marjorie and Robert J. Hartsock, M.D., C’52 Jennie and † Francis J. Hertzog, M.D., C’56 † Helen Horn † Louise and † Andrew J. Hurley, C’39 Maxine and Daniel W. Jamieson, C’68 Carol and Dennis A. Jankowski, M.D., C’64 Jill Torbert and Vincent Robert Johnson, LL.D., C’75 D’91 Nancy and Timothy J. Joyce Sara and Peter C. Juliano, Ph.D., C’63 † Marie Kaul Richard M. Kotelez, C’64 † Norbert L. Kraus, P’19 C 23 Pam and D. Scott Kroh Mari Jo and Robert D. Kuhn, C’43 Matthew J. Latimer, C’94 Cheri and Mark T. Latterner, C’81 Virginia and William F. Leightner, M.D., C’52 Patricia G. and † C. Glenn Lenz, C’57 † Joseph T. Lukac, C’33 Kate MacVean Ann and George Magovern, Sr., M.D., L.H.D., D’97 Mary and George A. Marcinko, C’57 Carole and Roger Martin, C’61 Kay and † James J. Mayer, C’50 † Barbara W. and † Quentin C. McKenna Rosemary and Frank C. McLaughlin, Jr., C’57 † Mary Margaret McNally Mary Jo and † Joseph E. Micucci, D.D.S., C’56 Ronald A. Monack, C’52 Bernadette and Edward B. Murcko, D.D.S., C’54 Mary and David Myers † Kenneth E. Nicely, C’69 Harriet and † John C. Onufer, Jr., C’47 Patricia and † Anthony G. Palazzolo, P’40 Paula and Michael J. Panik, Ph.D., C’63 Carla and Kevin L. Passarello, C’83 Prudence and Francis R. Perri, M.D., Sc.D., P’43 C’49 D’88 Melodie and Paul Phillips Michelle and Francis E. Pipak, Jr., C’71 Kathy and Dennis B. Rafferty, C’71 Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Rafferty Lauren and Ronald Raimondo Debra L. and James K. Ramsay, D.M.D., C’72 Magdalen and John A. Resko, Ph.D., P’50 C 55 † B. R. Reuscher Mary and James R. Rowley, P’64 Margaret and Frederick H. Ruff, Jr., C’52 Linda and Richard C. Ruffalo, D.M.D., C’68 † Rev. Kenneth P. Rutter, D.D., D’92 Eileen and James B. Ryan, C’70 Sherry and Timothy P. Ryan, C’81 Kim F. Schillinger, C’56 Karen and Robert B. Schlather, C’68 Twila and Jim Schmidt † Josephine M. Schreier Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Rebecca and Paul A. Seaman, C’84 Dian and Joseph M. Seria, M.D., C’64

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Sharon and The Hon. Henry E. Shaw, Jr., C’61 Jackie and James M. Sheehan, C’67 Marie and John J. Shevlin, Jr., C’51 † Richard J. Shiben, C’59 † B. Kenneth Simon Jeannine and David M. Siwicki, M.D., C’80 Nancy and Guy Smith Diane G. and † Edward F. Sobota Barbara and Louis A. Steiner Leslie and John N. Stevens, Jr., C’73 Joanna and Richard A. Stillwagon, P’65 C’69 † Roy B. Stupakoff, P’58 † George E. Sweeney, D.D.S., C’36 † Tina and † Thomas W. Thoburn, Jr. † Rev. Msgr. Michael E. Tutokie, C’41 Christina (Brouwer), C’98 and James W. Walters, C’96 Kathleen and Roy F. Walters, Jr., C’53 † John J. Weichman Kathy and Thomas E. Will, C’65

$10,000-$24,999 Margaret and Franklin E. Altany, M.D., C’48 The Honorable Charles and Nancy Anderson Anonymous (3) Patricia and Thomas J. Antos, M.D., C’65 Ethel and Joseph E. Bartos, M.D., P’41 C’48 Joanne and Henry A. Bashour, P’46 Michelle and Gene M. Battistella, C’88 Joann and E. Lewis Baughman, C’52 Maryan and The Hon. William H. Baughman, Jr., C’71 Barbara and † Raymond N. Baum, Jr., Sc.D., C’50 D’89 Bjorg and William J. Beitler II, P’60 Lillian and Thomas C. Bell, C’68 Suzanne and Ed J. Belz, C’58 † Rev. Vincent C. Bertoline, C’38 Anne and John Bilos, M.D., C’58 Bernie and Joseph E. Biss, C’60 Gloria and † Harry M. Blackwell II, C’65 Kathleen and Ronald K. Blase, C’62 Loree and Anthony P. Blatnik Margaret and J. Bruce Bossie, P’57 Louise and James A. Boyle, Sr. Dr. Geraldine (Sesak) and Thomas R. Branca Ann and Edmund S. Bronder, Ph.D., P’63 C’68 S’72 Dr. Nancy and Mr. Walter Bunt Friends of † Fr. Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B. Charlotte and Carl D. Burlas, C’55 Helen and Gerald Burns Agnes and † Francis L. Cain, P’32 † Katherine M. Campbell Molly and Enrico P. Campi, C’84 Jennifer B. Campion, C’94 † Elizabeth and James Carden, C’43 Robert Carden Patricia and Thomas J. Carden Marjorie A. Carlson Donna and Wilbur W. Castor, Ph.D., P’54 C’59 † Catharine C. Celli Rev. Msgr. William G. Charnoki, PA, JCL, C’61 S’65 Judy and Walter A. Check, C’58 Fall 2012

Jane and Dominic Ciarimboli Marilyn and † Peter J. Citrone, Sr., M.D., P’49 C’53 Joan and Charles D. Cleveland, C’72 Kevin J. Coakley, C’68 Debbie and Terrence L. Conroy, C’68 Mildred and † James V.P. Conway, P’34 Susan and Thomas A. Covalla, P’61 † Louise and † D. Frederick Cullen, Ed.D., P’46 C’50 Carol and † Thomas E. Curran, M.D., C’51 Margaret Curtis Marilyn and John V. Cusick, P’53 C 57 Phyllis and Wayne J. DeBlander, C’62 Pam and Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69 † Constance Denton Robert J. DePasquale, Ph.D., C’75 Joan and Joseph H. Devine, C’54 Michael B. Devlin, C’72 Joan and † Russell J. Dickens, C’55 Harry J. Digenis, C 46 Barbara M. Doerfler Jane and Richard J. Doerfler, D.M.D., C’82 Patricia and † Harry T. Dolan, C’46 Christine and James K. Dolney, D.O., C’72 Frances and Thomas Donahue Ann Marie and John H. Doody, C’63 Irene and Paul M. Duggan, M.D., P’52 C’56 Edward J. Dunn III, P 56 C’60 Carolyn J. Menard and David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., C’79 Wanda and Donald R. Eck, D.O., C 58 Pat and Carl L. Eckels, S 60 Eileen and John M. Elliott, Esq., LL.D., C’63 D’85 Dorothy and John G. Emerick, P’50 C 54 Brenda and Jay Ernette Penny and Jan K. Esway, D.M.D., C’63 Laura and Samuel J. Etze, C’64 Gregory C. Fajt, C’77 Louis A. Falbo, C’86 Jeffrey R. Fanchalsky, C’74 † James J. Farabaugh Raiza and Gregory P. Fazio, M.D., C’78 Raissa and David J. Federline, C’83 Malinda and † John E. Fetkovich, Sr., C’51 Margaret and † David Fink, J.D., P’42 Linda and John B. Flannery, Ph.D., C’62 Emma and † Saul M. Fleegler, M.D., C’35 Sharyn and Arthur Fleming Joseph P. Fletcher, C’71 Eileen K. Flinn, Esq., C’90 Nancy and Terry Francis Maureen and Robert F. Fritschi, C’61 Joan S. and Edwin H. Fritz, Sr. Frank B. Fuhrer Sally and † Christopher E. Fullman, Ph.D., P’35 C’40 S’44 Molly and Paul F. Gabos, M.D., C’55 Mary Louise and Henry Gailliot † Thomas L. Gallo, C’43 Ann Gavaler † Mary Gavaler Amber and † Donald W. Gaylor, M.D., P’46 C’50 Adrienne M. Geis and Jeffrey D. Shick, C’89

Terri and Frank N. Genovese, M.D., C’71 Anthony F. Gentile, M.D., C’65 R. Terry Gerard, C’77 † Dr. Harry Gerstbrein Richard P. Gibson Stephen A. Gick, M.D. Barbara and David J. Gocke, M.D., C’55 Patricia and Thomas A. Gorney, C’62 † Caroline H. Graper Patricia and Pat J. Greco, C’68 Donald L. Green, C’62 Karyl and Tim Green Mary Jane and Carl G. Grefenstette JoAnn and † John R. Gregg, M.D., C’65 † Harold C. Grey Charlene and Richard A. Grochmal, M.D., C’76 Susan and Robert J. Grossman, C’79 Rosemary and Paul P. Gutmann, C’54 Irene and Joseph A. Gyan, C’52 Ellen and David E. Haid, C’69 † Carmella Hamerski Joseph P. Hamilton, P’51 C 55 † Erwin C. Hartung, P’32 C’36 Lee and Edwin D. Harrison, Jr., C’66 Patricia and John E. Harvan, Jr., P’59 C’66 Lea and † Robert W. Heacox, C’53 † Francis Heid † Eugene W. Henderson, P’36 Pilar and Andrew Herr, Ph.D. Una May and Frank P. Hess, P’39 † Rev. Edwin H. Hirt, C’35 S’39 Annabel and Joseph A. Hoffman, C’78 † Rev. Msgr. John F. Hogan, S’63 Thomas R. Hogan Audrey and James D. Hohman, C’59 Mari Lee and Jeffrey P. Holtzman, C’77 Cathy and Sy Holzer Donna and Greg D. Howard, D.D.S., C’68 Patricia and Donald A. Hrosik Joanne and John S. Hudock, P’50 C’54 Rita and The Honorable Joseph A. Hudock, P’55 C’59 † Frank A. Hurite Ginny and Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68 Mardi and William H. Isler, C’68 Maryanne and John F. Jackovitz, Ph.D., C’61 Lori and William Janiro † Elsie and † Frank L. Jioio, C’37 Joanne and James F. Karg, P’47 Rosalie and Robert L. Kasperik, P’64 Jennie and Will Kastroll Doris and Michael K. Kauffelt II † John W. Kearns, Ph.D., C’69 Jacqueline and J. Patrick Keith, Esq., C’62 Sharon and Ronnie L. Keller, C’80 Joyce and David L. Kelly Robyn and Edward G. Kelly, M.D., P’59 Joseph B. Kelly, P’45 C’50 Dorothy and Joseph J. Kinney, M.D., P’44 C’48 Maryann and Paul F. Kirk, D.D.S., C’70 Helen and Thomas M. Kissell, C’51 † Edwin J. Kloos, P’42 C’49 Ann and William L. Kochler, Jr., C’50

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Cheryl and Paul Kondrich † Joanna D. Koslow Charles Kostors Judy and Richard A. Kovach Elizabeth and Albert M. Kraus, M.D., C’54 Noralee and Michael E. Kraynak, C’66 † Norma and William F. Kuhn, C’57 Thomas J. Kuss, C’82 Laurel and William G. Laird, C’69 Kriss and Francis L. Lally, Jr., M.D., C’72 Valerie and Patrick T. Lally, M.D. Dolores and Col Neil M. Larimer, USMC (Ret), C’55 Cristina and John C. Lawrence, P’55 C 59 Patricia G. and † C. Glenn Lenz, C’57 Barbara T. Leonard Nancy and Rodger B. Lewis, C’75 Donna and Ralph H. Liberatore Ronald J. Lieb, D.D.S., P’51 C’56 Susannah and Ralph A. Litzinger, C’53 Valerie and Richard C. Lodise, M.D., C’68 Dawn and Dr. Paul G. Lorincy, C’74 Mary Alice Loughran Darlene and Karl D. Ludwig, M.D., C’52 † Joseph T. Lukac, C 33 Patricia and † Frank J. Luparello, M.D., Sc.D., C’49 D’87 Helen and William J. Lyons Marlene and Joseph T. Maloy, Ph.D., C’61 Robert V. Mandraccia, M.D., C’65 † Joseph F. Mannix, C’44 Terrence R. Marcinko and Mary A. Champion Judy and Frank J. Marlow, C’70 Barbara and George E. Martin, P’59 † Gabriel E. Mason, C’52 Barbara and Frederick S. McAlpine, M.D., C’50 Dennis E. McArdle, C’68 Loretta McBroom Kathleen and John P. McCann, C’70 Kristen and Brian McCarl Alice and Michael P. McCarthy, M.D., F.A.C.S., C’61 John P. McGough, C 57 Eleanor and Frank P. McGrogan, C’81 Robert E. McGuire, C’66 Nancy and Richard D. McHugh, M.D., C’70 Cathleen and Timothy A. McHugh, M.D., C’67 † Donald C. McKenna The Mark W. McShane, P’57 Family † Mathilda H. McSheehy Candace and John W. McTiernan, C’73 Joan and † Jerome J. Meade, C’70 James W. Meehan, Jr., Ph.D., C’62 Monica and Ruyintan E. Mehta Joseph Metil, P’45 C’51 Valerie and † James W. Mied, C 68 † Rev. Msgr. Alphonse G. Mihm, D. Litt., P’17 C’21 S’25 D’59 Shirley and Charles M. Mills, P’50 C 61 Teri and William J. Mitchell, C’84 Mary and William J. Mitchell, M.D., P’46 C’50 Virginia and Richard F. Mittereder, M.D., C’75 Robert R. Moody, Jr., C’69 Fall 2012

Barbara and Robert C. Movelle, C’71 DeeAnn and Sam Mucci Florein M. and Roland J. Mueller Joseph W. Mulcahy, M.D., C’80 † Alma and Wallace J. Mulligan, M.D., P’53 C’57 Susan and Donald J. Mullineaux, Ph.D., P’63 C’67 Cricket and Timothy R. Murphy, C’72 Colleen and Jay Paul Murray III, C’79 Margaret and † Paul A. Murray, Jr., P’46 C’50 † Margaret and † Joseph C. Newcomer † Margaret Nichols Sally Anne and Albert J. Novak, Jr., C’81 † Francis J. O’Brien, LL.D., C’31 D’62 Sherry and John F. Olczak, Ph.D., C’72 Andrea and R. Thomas Olmer, Jr., C’66 Mary Kaye nd Jack F. Olson, C’50 † Edna M. Onufer Marilyn and Wylie L. Overly Major Steven P. Pacini, (Ret.), C’81 Georgetta and David J. Paluselli, C’64 Phyllis and Samuel L. Paolo, C’51 Dorris and Dr. John S. Parker † Mary A. Patts Gerri and Joseph R. Paulisick, Jr. Johanna and Vincent R. Pecoraro, C’61 Gino F. Peluso, C’77 Laurie and John R. Perchak, C’69 Jack Perry, C’72 † John A. Petrarca, C’53 Michael Philopena Stephanie and William C. Pierret, P’65 C 69 Kathy and Aldo J. Prosperi, M.D., C’80 Mary and William J. Provance, D.O., C’81 Stefanie J. (Dzombak) and John C. Puccetti, C’82 Lynn and Robert F. Pusateri, C’72 Patricia and Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr., C’71 Sandra and Gary M. Quinlivan, Ph.D. Joel F. Rach, M.D., C’78 Marirose and John T. Radelet, C’65

Debora and James J. Ragan, Ph.D., L.H.D., C’66 D’90 Mary and Louis A. Rastovac, C’65 Barbara (Carden) and Jeffrey Rettaliata Ellie and † James R. Reynolds, P’46 Rosemary and Eugene R. Riggio, M.D., C’50 Anne and John A. Robertshaw, Jr. Thomas M. Romanik, P’55 John J. Ruszkiewicz, Ph.D., C’72 Joyce and † Michael A. Ryan, C’60 Suzanne and Alfred J. Sagrati, C’56 Patricia and James E. Santelli, D.D.S., C’74 Kathleen and Ray G. Sarver, M.D., C’50 Loretta E. Scalzitti, C’83 Mary and James F. Scarpelli, Jr., C’75 † Karl N. Schaberl, M.D., C’61 Mr. and Mrs. Alexius E. Schaut JoAnne and Gordon E. Scherer, C’65 Chrisie and Richard C. Schmidt, C’64 † Carolyn M. Schneider Hildegarde and † Frank J. Schneider, LL.D., D’82 Joyce and Edward J. Schreier, D.D.S., C’64 Bonita and Edward D. Schultz, M.D., C’59 JoAnn and Gregory R. Seabol, C’71 † Peg and † Robert A. Seabol, C’47 † Dennis M. Sesak, C 75 Rose and Carl T. Severini, P’48 C’52 George Shaner Carol and Michael J. Shaughnessy, M.D., P’56 C’60 † Walter A. Shedlock, C’48 Carol (Lally) and Jerry A. Shields Jillian and Andrew F. Shimko, Jr., C’76 Molly Robb, C’90 & Kenneth A. Shimko Dwayne E. Shingle, C’65 Leslee and Gregory P. Shlopak, C’68 Mary Jane and Paul J. Shrum, C.P.A., C’68 Cheryl Ann and Gilbert E. Siard, Jr., C’76 Susan and Mark C. Simpson, C’79

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† Dorcas J. and † Luther S. Singley Kathleen and Bernard Skubak, C’73 † Walter A. Slowinski, Jr. L.L.D, C’41 D’75 John G. Smallhoover, P’48 C’52 Diane and Bernard B. Smith, P 64 Adelaide and Henry J. Smith, C’53 † Glenn J. Snider, C’47 Frances and † Thomas S. Solomon, C’46 Patricia and † Thomas Q. Spitzer, M.D., C’48 Dottie and Robert N. Staffen, M.D. Nancy and John A. Stechschulte, P’52 Drs. Dawn M. Edmiston-Strasser and Christopher Strasser Cynthia and Daniel A. Straub † Peter V. Straub, P’38 C’42 † Paul M. Strittmatter, P’51 C 55 Kathleen M. Stulbarg, C’95 † Roy B. Stupakoff, P 58 Eileen and Col. Charles H. Sunder, P’43 C 47 Gerard D. Sweeney, D.M.D., C’76 † Robert E. Tananis, C’60 Eugene P. Tassone, C’53 Judy and † James H. Taubler, Ph.D., C’57 Leigh S. Bryan-Taylor, C’95 and Robert W. Taylor, C’68 Roseann and J. Michael Tedesco, D.O., C’73 Kim and John H. Tomashosky, C’71 Emil R. Tomayko Lois and John J. Totera, D.M.D., C’78 † Harry J. Treshler, P’30 C’34 Rita and Charles J. Tripoli, M.D., C’52 Mary Anne and Vincent P. Truax, C’59 Joan and Edmund Tunitis, P’46 Eleanor L. Tutokie Virginia and † Andrew B. Vahaly, C’53 Linda and David P. Valentine, C’68 Marie and James J. Valvano, C’55 Joan and † Norman A. Venzon, M.D., C’50 Richard J. Vernino, D.O., C’82 † Rocco A. Vernino, M.D., C’44 † Stephen Vucetich, C’43 Robert E. Wainscott, Jr., P’61 Joseph F. Walsh, C’59 † Elsie A. Walush Butch and James A. Wehner, C’53 Nancy and John T. Weir, C’72 Donna and Allen H. Weiss, M.D., C’44 Karen and † Blaise A. Widmer, M.D., C’65 Juliette and John J. Wilson, C’68 L. Joseph Wittenauer, P’53 Mary Jo and † William A. Wittenauer, P’51 C 55 Gustave W. Wolf, P’56 C’61 James W. Wollaston, C’61 Mary Ellen and Raymond B. Wrabley, C’54 Carol Jo and Stephen P. Yanek, C’68 Beth and Daniel J. Yaniro, Jr., C’79 Jo Ellen and G. Alan Yeasted, M.D., C’70 Sylvia and † Larry T. Zagar, C’44 Priscilla and Richard A. Zappa, C’59 Chriss and L. Richard Zappone Mary and Robert R. Zelenak, D.O., FACEP, C’73 Betty and Louis E. Ziobro, C’63 † Lester and Ruth A. Zittrain Fall 2012

GUARDIAN SOCIETY Guardian Society membership is reserved for individuals who have provided for the College by means of their will, a trust, or other planned or estate gift. Support from Guardian Society members truly helps to ensure the future of Saint Vincent College. With grateful appreciation, we recognize the following Guardian Society members. † Rev. Damian A. Abbaticchio, O.S.B., P’36 C’41 S’46 Jean R. AbiNader C’69 Edgar A. Aland, P’40 † Thomas E. Andreoli, M.D., Sc.D., C’56 D’87 † Joseph Asper, J.D., C’43 Cecil C. Baecher P’49 † Rev. Armand-Jean Baldwin, O.S.B., P’35 C’40 S’44 † Michael W. Baran, Sr., C’39 Barbara J. Baum James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 John A. Bernat, C’53 † Laura L. Biel † Vincent F. Biel, D.D.S. † Paul U. Bigelow, C’55 Augustus A. Boova P’42 C’47 † Catherine M. Borgo J. Bruce Bossie, P’57 † Margaret M. Bott † James J. Branagan, P’61 † J. Robert Bridge, C’44 William J. Brown, C’89 † Rose Bruggeman † Gabriel Burda Marjorie A. Carlson Joseph D. Cestello Rev. Msgr. William G. Charnoki, PA, JCL, C’61 S’65 † Arthur E. Cicero Rev. Matthew R. Cirilli, S.T.L., C’60 S’64 † Thomas W. Clapper, Ph.D., C’37 † Richard S. Cole, M.D., C’29 † J. Wray Connolly, Jr., P’51 C’55 † Irene Marie Costella † John T. Costello, P’64 C’68 † James M. Cramer, Jr., C’50 † Malvina P. Criner † Charles Cronin, C’60 Margaret Curtis † George P. Dahlem, C’50 Mary D’Alessandro Edward J. Danis, Ph.D., C’67 Bernard C. DeLeo, M.D., C’54 † Leonard E. Demalon, C’58 Dr. Hugh M. Dempsey Patricia and Anthony DeRosa, Ph.D., C’58 Jack C. Deutsch C’48 Vincent F. DiMalta, Ed.D. C’67 † Joseph A. Donnelly, C’57 † John F. Donovan, C’57 S’61 Edward J. Dunn, III, P’56 C’60 Mark W. Durishan, C’70 † Ola E. Eick † Kenneth Escher † James J. Farabaugh Craig M. Felton, C’61 † Arthur N. Flauto, Sr., C’34

† Saul M. Fleegler, M.D., C’35 † James Frichtel Edwin H. and Joan Fritz, Sr. † Leona M. Froelich † Carl J. Fuhr † Christopher E. Fullman, Ph.D., P’35 C’40 S’44 Robert P. Gannon, M.D., C’56 † Virginia M. Gasbarro Jeanette A. (Moss) Geary, C’87 Albert G. Giordano, Ph.D., C’48 † Caroline H. Graper † William P. Guiler, LL.D., P’27 C’31 D’61 Paul P. Gutmann, C’54 † Mary H. Hahn Donald A. Haile, C’63 John W. Hall, Jr. C’59 Rev. John R. Haney, C’57 S’61 † Francis Heid Henny and † Joseph F. Heisel, Jr. L.H.D., C’43 D’84 † J. Melville Helfrick, C’29 Robert H. Henley, P’48 † William A. Herkert, P’42 † Thomas B. Herron, Jr., C’37 Carole Jean Higgins Rev. Edward F. Higgins C’50 S’54 † Rev. Msgr. John F. Hogan, S’63 John P. Hogan, Ph.D., C’61 S’65 † Helen Horn † Anna V. Houser † Ralph E. Hoy, C’44 Byron R. Hunter C’63 † Frank A. Hurite † Joseph G. Hurley, Esq., LL.D., P’44 C’48 D’84 Robert L. Jacobs, C’61 † Marie Jim † Frank L. Jioio, C’37 † Julia E. Johnson † John F. Johnston, P’38 † James G. Jones, P’50 C’54 S’58 † Gloria M. Just † Vincent T. Kaval, M.D., P’28 C’32 Thomas C. Kibirsky C’66 † Wendel B. Kleehammer, C’51 Judy and August P. Klein, Sr. C’57 † Edwin J. Kloos, P’42 C’49 Ann C. and William L. Kochler, Jr., C’50 † Joanna D. Koslow Patricia L. Kowatch, C’92 † Rev. Mathias A. Kraklauer Gerard L. Kress P’57 C’64 † Catherine Kritsky † Ambrose E. Kronenwetter † Norman E. Kuzma Charlotte M. Lally † Rev. Joseph R. Lemp, C’53 † Rev. Charles F. Leonardis, C’51 S’54

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Ronald J. Lieb, D.D.S., P’51 C’56 James E. Lordeman, C’47 Lowther Family Charles F. Magnani, Ph.D., C’67 † Edna M. Maher † Regis M. Maher, M.D., P’28 C’32 Joan and Joseph P. Mangarella, P’57 C’61 † Eugene C. Markiewicz, C’40 Gennaro A. Marsico, JD, CFP C’99 Grover V. Martin, C’60 J. Craig Martin, C’45 † James J. Mayer, C’50 † Dorothy and † Paul W. McConnaughey, C’39 † Charlotte P. McDonald † William McKeon † Mary Margaret McNally † Charles E. Menozzi, C’36 James A. Meyer, C’62 † Charlotte H. Miller John J. Morgan, C’67 Joseph W. Mulroy, C’60 † Thomas J. Munsch, Jr. † Paul A. Murray, Jr., P’46 C’50 Frederick M. Nista, O.D., P’61 Albert J. Novak, Jr., C’81 Donald R. O’Brien C’76 † Francis J. O’Brien, LL.D., C’31 D’62 † Anthony G. Palazzolo, P’40 † Rev. E. Charles Patterson, L.H.D., P’21 C’25 S’29 D’86 † Howard A. Paul, Jr., C’85 Fran R. Perri, M.D., Sc.D., P’43 C’49 D’88 † William A. Petrosky, P’42 C’49 Francis E. Pipak, Jr., C’71 † Paul A. Porado, P’48 C’52 Andrea M. and John C. Prato, C’65 JoAnn H. and Charles J. Queenan, Jr. Richard S. Quinlan, C’59 † Robert J. Reilley, P’42 C’49 Paul F. Renne, C’65 † Joseph P. Rich, C’29 Edward J. P. Roberts C’89 Arthur J. Rooney, Jr., C’57 † Alvin Rosensweet Mark Rossi, C’78 † Virginia Rotolo † Corinne R. Rusbosin † Rev. Kenneth P. Rutter, D.D., D’92 † Stephen E. Saramata, C’49 Loretta E. Scalzitti, C’83 † Karl N. Schaberl, M.D., C’61 Robert B. Schlather, C’68 Richard C. Schmidt, C’64 † Carolyn M. Schneider † Josephine M. Schreier James J. Seabol, P’51 Fall 2012

† Samuel E. Seman, O.D., C’70 Anthony G. Shackelford, C 89 John J. Shevlin, Jr., C’51 † Richard J. Shiben, C’59 † Dorcas J. and † Luther S. Singley Margi and J. Gerald Slavonia, C’63 Dr. Perry C. Smith, P’46 C’50 Stuart R. Smith, C’64 Fred L. Soisson, Jr., M.D., L.H.D, P’47 C’51 D’82 Robert W. Stake C’69 † Richard M. Staley, D.D.S. † Andrew Stefcik, C’43 † Antoinette K. Stevens Wilma and Kenneth R. Strawberry, C’53

† Paul M. Strittmatter, P’51 C’55 Eileen and Col. Charles H. Sunder, P’43 C’47 The Suran Family † Richard M. Susa, C’58 † George J. Sweeney, Jr., D.M.D., C’75 Angelo J. Taiani, C’48 Eugene P. Tassone, C’53 † Cmdr. J. B. Theobald, C’34 † Sarafene L. (Sally) Tiberi Richard J. Toth, C’55 Edmund Tunitis, P’46 † Rev. Andrew J. Turlik, C’43 S’46 John C. Turlik † Very Rev. Paul E. Turnbull V.F., C’68

† Rev. Msgr. Michael E. Tutokie, C’41 † William C. Ucker, L.H.D., P’43 C’50 D’83 Thomas J. Usher, C’64 D’06 James J. Valvano, C’55 Richard J. Vernino, D.O., C’82 James J. Wager C’59 † Elsie A. Walush † Thomas J. Wasil † John J. Weichman Allen H. Weiss, M.D., C’44 Edward J. Whalen, Esq., C’46 James F. Will, L.H.D., C’60 D’94 † William A. Wittenauer, P’51 C’55 James W. Wollaston, C’61 † Lester E. Zittrain

THE 2011-2012 HERITAGE SOCIETY OF SAINT VINCENT COLLEGE Members of the Heritage Society believe in the value of the College’s traditions and are dedicated to the continuation of our outstanding programs. Heritage Society membership is reserved for those alumni, parents, and friends who demonstrate exceptional leadership, commitment, and support for the mission of Saint Vincent College and our vision for the future. Annual membership is based on gifts received during the College’s fiscal year, July 1 through June 30. BONIFACE WIMMER ALLIANCE Honoring those individuals whose contributions exceed $10,000 Anonymous Irene and Thomas L. Antkowiak, M.D., L.H.D., C’67 D’99 Mary Lou (Stricklin) and † James J. Branagan, P’61 Margaret and James P. Carreras, Jr., C’62 † Malvina P. Criner Mary and John J. Degnan, C’66 Gail and George N. Derhofer, C’75 J. Christopher and Ann Carey Donahue Eileen and George C. Dorman Anna and Edward B. Dunlap Sis and Herman K. Dupré, Sc.D., C’53 D’98, Family and Friends Margaret and Richard C. Gilmartin, M.D., C’54 Margaret and Thomas A. Greubel, M.D., C’49 Mary and Donald A. Haile, C’63

Cindy and Peter M. Holway † Joseph G. Hurley, Esq., LL.D., P’44 C’48 D’84 Jane and Tasso Katselas Janet Koontz Justina and Luke A. Latimer, C’98 Carole and Roger Martin, C’61 Rosemary and John R. Mazero, M.D., Sc.D., D’88 † Dorothy McConnaughey Rita M. McGinley Martha and Charles J. McIntyre, C’60 Mary Lou and Aloysius T. McLaughlin, Jr., P’52 C’56 Suzanne and Carey McMonagle, M.D., C’70 Jeanne and Arthur H. Meehan, Jr., C’57 Ann and Alfred P. Moore, Ph.D., C’67 † Anthony G. Palazzolo, P’40 Kit and Arnold D. Palmer, L.H.D., D’96

Janet and P. David Pappert, P’54 JoAnn H. and Charles J. Queenan, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Rafferty Elizabeth Resnik David M. Roderick Dr. Joanne Byrd Rogers, D’00 Kathleen and Arthur J. Rooney, Jr., C’57 Marlene and Joseph A. Scarpo, Jr., C’84 Rebecca and Paul A. Seaman, C’84 Marcia and Dennis M. Seremet, C’77 Jeannine and David M. Siwicki, M.D., C’80 Margi and J. Gerald Slavonia, C’63 † Andrew Stefcik Joan and Ronald A. Swade, C’59 Betty and Glen C. Tenley, C’55 Mary and Joseph O’Toole, C’60 Mary Ellen and James F. Will, L.H.D., C’60 D’94

ARCHABBOT’S COUNCIL Recognizing gifts between $5,000 and $9,999 Anonymous Linda M. and Joseph C. Bartolacci, C’82 Lillian and Thomas C. Bell, C’68 Dr. Nancy and Mr. Walter Bunt Molly and Enrico P. Campi, C’84 Dr. Rebecca J. Caserio Angela M. (Peskie), C’93 and Richard J. Coldren, C’92 Anthony DeNicola Carolyn J. Menard and David A. Dzombak, C’79 Daniel H. Gattone, C’62 Penny and Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., C’64 Susan and Robert J. Grossman, C’79

† William A. Herkert, P’42 † Frank L. Jioio, C’37 Kathleen and Walter C. Labys, Ph.D., P’55 John J. Lapina, C’72 Cheri and Mark Latterner, C’81 Kate MacVean Mary and Jim Murdy Miriam and Michael H. Murray, C’84 Mary Ellen and George J. Nemo, Ph.D., C’61 Kathleen Murray-Nolan and J. Michael Nolan, Jr., Esq., C’71 Drs. Kim Kemerer and Mark A. Persin, C’87 Melodie and Paul Phillips

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Marlee and George R. Puskar, P’61 Eileen and James B. Ryan, C’70 Sherry and Timothy P. Ryan, C’81 Yong and The Honorable Rick Saccone Tammy and Matthew D. Schneider, C’83 Jackie and James M. Sheehan, C’67 Diane G. Sobota Fred L. Soisson, Jr., M.D., L.H.D, P’47 C’51 D’82 Dottie and Robert N. Staffen, M.D. Barbara and Louis A. Steiner John, C’73, Leslie, Kim, C’07 and Michael, C’11 Stevens Margaret Curtis and James W. Wollaston, C’61 Fall 2012

PRESIDENT’S CABINET Recognizing gifts between $1,000 and $4,999 Romaine and Mark Abramovic The Honorable Charles and Nancy Anderson Anonymous (2) Patricia and Thomas J. Antos, M.D., C’65 Michelle and Gene M. Battistella, D.O., C’88 Joann and E. Lewis Baughman, C’52 Maryan (Kurp) and Hon. William H. Baughman, Jr., C’71 James W. Baumbach, C’65 Vicki and Charles O. Bauroth, C’83 Elisa and Charles A. Beck, Jr., D.M.D., C’71 Rebecca S. and Richard G. Bell, C’78 Anne and Raymond T. Belz, C’62 Kathy and James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 Joanne and Richard Beyer Bernie and Joseph E. Biss, C’60 Elise and Joseph A. Bizup, C’64 Terese and George R. Blaha, C’61 Sandra and James Bobick Antoinette and Thomas E. Boettger, C’60 Rev. Joseph J. Borodach Marian and Francis R. Bradley, C’58 John F. Brennan, P’46 Donna and John D. Bridge, C’70 Friends of † Fr. Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B. Ginger and Richard V. Burkhauser, Ph.D., C’67 Charlotte and Carl Burlas, C’55 Gerald and Helen (Kissell) Burns William H. Byrnes, Jr., C’75 Francis Carroll and Cornelia Farley Judge Guido J. Casari, Jr., P’52 C’56 Rita and Carl Catalano Judy and Walter A. Check, C’58 MaryAnn, C’99 and James A. Cherubini, C’75 Deanna and Robert Clouse Kevin J. Coakley, C’68 Mary L. and Craig W. Collins Ann M. Cornett James F. Curley, Ph.D. Marilyn and John V. Cusick, P’53 C’57 Margaret and James T. DeAngelis, D.O., C’72 Cecilia and Cyril R. Deck, C’56 Pamela and Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69 Dr. Everette Dennis Patricia and Anthony DeRosa, Ph.D., C’58 Colleen and John J. DeSantis, C’84 Gretchen M. Dickson, M.D., M.B.A., C’01 Carole and Richard A. DiClaudio, C’81 Marge and William A. DiCuccio, M.D., C’70 Candace and Ross F. DiMarco, Jr., M.D., C’69 Barbara M. Doerfler Jane and Richard J. Doerfler, D.M.D., C’82 Christine and James K. Dolney, D.O., C’72 Joan and John K. Donahue, M.D., C’50 Frances and Thomas Donahue Rita and Earl W. Donaldson, Jr., D.D.S., C’63 Anne and John H. Doody, C’63 Irene and Paul M. Duggan, M.D., P’52 C’56 Edward J. Dunn III, P 56 C’60

Kenneth J. Dupré Thomas S. Dziuban, C’67 Brenda and Jay Ernette Penny and Jan K. Esway, D.M.D., C’63 Gregory C. Fajt, C’77 Karen E. and H. Gervase Fajt, Jr., C’69 Margaret and William A. Feczko, M.D., C’59 Raissa and David J. Federline, C’83 Marilyn and Theodore H. Feindt, C’61 Mary Ann and Michael E. Ferguson, C’74 Terrence A. Flanagan, P’64 Sharyn and Arthur Fleming Carolyn and Paul S. Follansbee, Ph.D. Mary Ellen and Joseph A. Franklin, C’53 Carissa and Michael J. Gans, D.M.D., C’82 George A. Gbur, C’84 Anthony F. Gentile, M.D., C’65 Mark Gera Terri and Frank N. Genovese, M.D., C’71 R. Terry Gerard, C’77 Julie A. Gerlach Richard P. Gibson Barbara and David J. Gocke, M.D., C’55 Mary and Vincent J. Gocke, C’52 Roger A. Graf Michele and F. Nicholas Grasberger III Patricia and Pat J. Greco, C’68 Mary Jane and Carl G. Grefenstette Carolyn and Charles E. Gregg, M.D., C’70 John A. Grima, Ph.D., P’64 Karyn and Col. Peter H. Guevara, D.M.D., C’87 Bonnie and Gerald J. Guz, C’63 Ellen and David E. Haid, C’69 Henny Heisel Susan J. (Brentzel), C’02 and William Hensler Peg and Cullan J. Herald-Evans, P’64 C’69 Audrey and James D. Hohman, C’59 Mary Margaret and Joseph M. Hohman, C’70 Cathy and Sy Holzer Patricia and Donald A. Hrosik Ginny and Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68 Kimberly A. (Friday), C’92 and Jason Isaly Douglas G. Jaffe Mary Elizabeth and Donald J. Jakubek, M.D., C’80 Beth A. (Ferguson) John, C’90 Jill Torbert and Vincent Robert Johnson, LL.D., C’75 D’91 Joan and John A. Jupin, M.D., C’67 Rosalie and Robert L. Kasperik, P’64 Alice Joy Kaylor and Timothy Thompson Jack and Michele Kearney Patricia and Peter J. Keim, M.D., C’59 Helen and Thomas M. Kissell, C’51 Mary Louise and George I. Kocerka, C’51 Charles Kostors Richard M. Kotelez, C’64 Judy and Richard A. Kovach Elizabeth and Albert M. Kraus, M.D., C’54 Laurene and Zoltan J. Kristof, C’63

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Pam and D. Scott Kroh William F. Kuhn, C’57 Maureen and James K. Laffey, C’75 Laurel and William G. Laird, C’69 Kiera Lee and John M. Lally, C.P.A., C’77 Darlene and Dale Latimer Cristina and John C. Lawrence, P’55 C 59 Virginia and William F. Leightner, M.D., C’52 Sue and Gene Leonard Cheryl and John Letterio Nancy and Rodger B. Lewis, C’75 Paula and Joseph A. Lutz, C’51 Joan and Joseph P. Mangarella, P’57 C’61 Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 D’05 Lucine and John C. Marous, Jr., D’96 David Marrangoni Mark Marsula Barbara and George E. Martin, P’59 Lori and Joseph A. Martinelli, M.D., C’88 Philip X. Masciantonio, Ph.D., Sc.D., C’50 D’83 Gail and Dominick J. Masocco, C’61 Barbara and Frederick S. McAlpine, M.D., C’50 Loretta McBroom Kristen and Brian McCarl Alice and Michael P. McCarthy, M.D., F.A.C.S., C’61 Amy and Edward McCormick, C’79 Dora M. McFadden Elizabeth and Edward Regis McFadden, Jr., M.D., Sc.D., C’58 Iryna and Terence M. McFadden, P’51 Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomas McGough Eleanor and Frank P. McGrogan III, M.D., C’81 Dr. Melissa L. McLane, C’91 Linda and Paul E. McLane Rosemary and Frank C. McLaughlin, Jr., C’57 Betty L. W. McMahon Eileen and Robert P. McNamara, C’70 Marijo and Kenneth M. Meier, C’72 Natalie F. (Legin), C’88 and R. Mark Metz, C’89 John M. Mied Valerie Mied Teri and William J. Mitchell, C’84 Ronald A. Monack, C’52 Robert R. Moody, Jr., C’69 Gail and William A. Moses, Ph.D., D.F.A., C’67 D’88 DeeAnn and Sam Mucci Florein and Roland Mueller Joseph W. Mulcahy, M.D., C’80 Bernadette and Edward B. Murcko, D.D.S., C’54 Karen (Struble) and Neal Myers Mary and David Myers Meighan and Walter J. Nalducci, Esq., C’90 Camille and Edward G. Nemanic, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Norman Nancy and The Honorable Thomas F. Norton, C’65 Monica and Harry M. Null, M.D., C’65 Fall 2012

Joseph J. O’Connor, C’65 Chris and James Okonak Sherry and John F. Olczak, Ph.D., C’72 Marilyn and Wylie L. Overly Georgetta and David J. Paluselli, C’64 Kathleen Pantalone Donna W. (Bauer) and David R. Pavlock, C’74 Johanna and Vincent R. Pecoraro, C’61 Ana Lucia M. Pereira Prudence and Fran R. Perri, P’43 C’49 D’88 Jack Perry, C’72 Edith B. Petrocelli Michelle and Atty. Francis E. Pipak, Jr., C’71 Jean and Terry Pistentis, C’76 Lisa and Edward Poponick Marianne J. (Gillott), C’91 and Roland J. Pouliot, C’91 Kathy and Aldo J. Prosperi, M.D., C’80 Mary and William J. Provance, D.O., C’81 Stefanie (Dzombak) and John C. Puccetti, C’82 Lynn and Robert F. Pusateri, C’72 Sandra and Gary Quinlivan, Ph.D. Marirose and John T. Radelet, C’65 Debra and James K. Ramsay, D.M.D., C’72 Sharon and James E. Rohr Maureen and Mark Rossi, C’78 Joseph J. Rubino, L.H.D., C’50 D’93 Margaret and Frederick H. Ruff, Jr., C’52 Linda and Richard Ruffalo, C’68 Edward A. Rusbosin Kathryn and Daniel P. Salandro, Jr., C’77 Rev. Msgr. John R. Sasway, V.F., C’58 S’62 Loretta E. Scalzitti

Charles J. Schafer, C’59 Dr. and Mrs. William O. Scheeren JoAnne K. and Gordon E. Scherer, C’65 Kim F. Schillinger, C’56 Twila and Jim Schmidt Chrisie and Richard C. Schmidt, C’64 Edward F. Schmitt, C’71 E. B. Schneider Joyce and Edward J. Schreier, D.D.S., C’64 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Dian and Joseph M. Seria, M.D., C’64 Joseph and Phyllis Shearer Molly Robb, C’90 and Kenneth A. Shimko Dwayne E. Shingle, C’65 Gary Sieber Paula and George J. Silowash, C’75 Debra and Robert Simeone Kelly and David F. Skoloda, C’87 Kathleen and Bernard Skubak, C’73 Nancy J. Smith and Clyde G. Smith, C’68 Adelaide and Henry J. Smith, C’53 Georgia and Dr. Patrick Smith Mary and Dr. Perry C. Smith, P’46 C’50 Roseanne and Richard J. Smith, C’57 Patricia Smiy Thomas R. Sniezek Susan and Whitney R. Snowman, M.D. Evelyn and Edmund J. Stegner, C’50 Joanna and Richard A. Stillwagon, P’65 C’69 Drs. Dawn M. Edmiston-Strasser and Christopher Strasser Wilma and Kenneth R. Strawberry, C’53 Stephen J. Summers, Esq., C’80

Eugene P. Tassone, C’53 Maureen and Lawrence L. Taylor, C’89 Leigh S. Bryan-Taylor, C’95 and Robert W. Taylor, C’68 Carol and J. Fred Triggs, Jr., P.E., P’50 Priscilla and John Turcik Richard J. Vernino, D.O., C’82 Naomi N. and Jon J. Vichich, C’69 Betty and Louis S. Vodzak, D.D.S., C’58 Benjamin Wagner Robert E. Wainscott, Jr., P’61 Michael A. Walsh, C’96 Ginnie and John Wandrisco Butch and James A. Wehner, C’53 Marianne and Philip H. Weihl Nancy and John T. Weir, C’72 Donna and Allen H. Weiss, M.D., C’44 Pat and Robert C. Wilburn, Ph.D. Kerry A. Will, C’96 Kathy and Thomas E. Will, C’65 Christine and Richard S. Williams, G’07 Gustave W. Wolf, P’56 C’61 Carol and Stephen P. Yanek, C’68 Beth and Daniel J. Yaniro, Jr., C’79 Kathryn and Daniel Yates Jo Ellen and G. Alan Yeasted, M.D., C’70 Mary Frances and Rev. Deacon Raymond Zadzilko, C’69 Priscilla and Richard A. Zappa, C’59 Louis M. Zecchini, C’60 Carla L. (Burkhart), Ph.D., C’95 and Timothy D. Zema, C’95 Betty and Louis E. Ziobro, C’63

PREP ALUMNI The memories of the former Saint Vincent Preparatory School live on in the hearts and minds of all of its alumni, and many Prepsters are very active in the Saint Vincent community today. Thank you to all who contribute to Saint Vincent. 1938 Samuel A. Folby, Sr., P’38

Hugh F. McKeegan, Ed.D., P’44 C’48



Richard H. A’Hearn, P’40 † Anthony G. Palazzolo, P’40

1942 † William A. Herkert, P’42

1943 Francis R. Perri, M.D., Sc.D., P’43 C’49 D’88 Jerry B. Sullivan, P’43 C 47 Col. Charles H. Sunder, P’43 C 47

1944 † Robert H. Burns, P 44 Harry Evans, P 44 † Joseph G. Hurley, Esq., LL.D., P’44 C 48 D’84 George J. Keller, P’44 C 48 Joseph J. Kinney, M.D., P’44 C’48

Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 D’05 Ernest C. Raskauskas, P’45

1946 Henry A. Bashour, P’46 John F. Brennan, P’46 † James R. Connell, P 46 C 50 Arthur L. DiVittis, Ph.D., P’46 C 50 Richard G. Fallon, P’46 C’54 Joseph J. Kasunic, P’46 † John F. McDevitt, P’46 C 53 Leo J. Penatzer, P’46 C’52 Perry C. Smith, M.D., P’46 C’50 Leo R. West, P’46 C’51

1947 James W. Ambrose, P’47 C’51 William J. Blatt, Jr., P’47 C’51

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James F. Karg, P’47 Fred L. Soisson, Jr., M.D., L.H.D, P’47 C’51 D’82

1948 Robert W. McKenna, P’48 Joseph W. Petrosky, P’48 Carl T. Severini, P’48 C’52

1949 Cecil C. Baecher, P’49 James J. Cowell, P’49 Daniel P. Ingram, P’49 Leonard L. Paletta, P’49 Rudolf F. Roitz, Jr., P’49

1950 Thomas C. Badstibner, P’50 C’54 The Hon. James R. Kelley, P 50 C’54 Richard E. Pipak, P’50 C’56 Harry J. Schraivogel, P’50 Donald Smithbauer, P’50 J. Fred Triggs, Jr., P.E., P’50


1951 James P. Evans, P’51 Frederick R. Favo, P’51 Joseph P. Hamilton, P’51 C 55 Carl Emil Krill, Jr., M.D., P’51 C 55 W. Raymond Levay, P’51 Ronald J. Lieb, D.D.S., P’51 C’56 Terence M. McFadden, P 51 Stephen E. Novotny, P’51 Maurice W. Rudiselle, P’51 C’56 S’60 † Frederick D. Thomas, P’51 C’59

1952 Judge Guido J. Casari, Jr., P’52 C’56 George R. Cornett, D.D.S., P’52 C’56 Paul M. Duggan, M.D., P’52 C’56 Jerome J. Farkasovsky, P’52 C’58 Charles A. Florey, P’52 C’56 Aloysius T. McLaughlin, Jr., P’52 C 56 Thomas F. O’Connell, P’52 William J. Soisson, P’52 C’57 John A. Stechschulte, P’52

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George A. Willinghan, Jr., P’52 C’57 S 61

1953 Anthony Butala, P’53 John V. Cusick, P’53 C 57 Thomas R. Eckenrode, Ph.D., P’53 C’58 Joseph C. Johnston, P’53 C’57 Edward E. Manko, P’53 Charles McCrudden, P’53 Wallace J. Mulligan, M.D., P’53 C’57 Robert D. Rudiselle, P’53 C’58 L. Joseph Wittenauer, P’53 Michael A. Yanossy, P’53

1954 Eugene P. Grimm, P’54 Richard J. Kalisky, D.D.S., P’54 C 58 Joseph R. Maruca, Ed.D., P’54 C’61 Frank L. McDonald, P’54 C’62 P. David Pappert, P’54 Ronald J. Sanzi, P’54 † Joseph S. Tripoli, P’54 C’58

1955 Frederick L. Dankmyer, M.D., P’55 C’59 Gervase S. Gumbita, P’55 C 59 Frederick A. Heupler, Jr., M.D., P’55 C’59 The Honorable Joseph A. Hudock, P’55 C’59 Walter C. Labys, Ph.D., P’55 John C. Lawrence, P’55 C 59 Michael J. Ludgate, P’55 William F. McInerney, P’55 William F. Metzger, P’55 John O. Stephan, P’55 William C. Stillwagon, P’55 C’59

1956 Andrew B. Chovanes, P’56 C’60 Edward J. Dunn III, P 56 C’60 Lewis C. Jordan, Jr., P’56 Joseph E. Koch, P’56 C 60 Joseph L. Menner III, P’56 Daniel F. Rafferty, P’56 C’62 William W. Ruhl, P’56 Michael J. Shaughnessy, M.D., P’56 C’60 James A. Ward, Ph.D., P’56 C’60 Gustave W. Wolf, P’56 C’61

1957 John R. Knott, P’57 C’61 Joseph P. Mangarella, P’57 C’61 Mark W. McShane, P’57 Francis P. Murrman, Jr., P’57 C’61 Paul D. Oesterle, P’57 C’61 Thomas S. Patts, P’57 C’61

1958 Paul J. Menner, P’58 James R. Ratner, P’58

1959 Robert L. Citrone, P’59 C’63 John E. Haag, P’59 C’64 S 68 Joseph Michael Loftis, P’59 C 63 George E. Martin, P’59 Thomas P. Nigra, M.D., P’59 C’63 John S. Pasztor, P’59 C’63 Regis R. Stana, Ph.D., P’59 David A. Stiteler, P’59

1960 John E. Bacon, P’60 William J. Beitler II, P’60 Joseph E. Epplen, P’60 C’64 Richard M. Fanelly, P’60 John P. Helfenstein, Jr., P’60 Michael R. Pohl, Esq., P’60 Anthony G. Staab, P’60

1961 George E. Biskup, Jr., P’61 † James J. Branagan, P’61 Leo E. Ehrensberger, P’61 C’65 William A. Goyette, P’61 Kerry W. Kirsch, D.D.S., P’61 Michael J. Magura, Ph.D., P’61 C’65 George R. Puskar, P’61 Richard P. Stead, P’61 Robert G. Stefanik, P’61 C’66 Robert E. Wainscott, Jr., P’61

Alan J. Roth, O.D., P’64 C’69 James R. Rowley, P’64 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 J. Jeffrey Shaffer, P’64 C’68 Bernard B. Smith, P 64

1965 Thomas R. Jenkins, Jr., P’65 C’69 William C. Pierret, P’65 C 69 Richard A. Stillwagon, P’65 C’69 Michael C. Vudragovich, P’65 C 69

1966 Joseph A. Canada, P 66 James L. Jeselnick, P’66 Cmdr. John L. Martin, P 66 Dennis P. McIlnay, Ph.D., P’66 C’70 Robert B. Miedel, P 66 C’71 William F. Sobolak, P 66 Michael A. Tomayko, P 66 C’71 Thomas G. Wagner, P’66

1967 David L. DePrator, P 67 David J. Fledderman, P’67 C’72 John A. Hrehocik, P’67 C’72

James A. Nohelty, P’67 Fred J. Owens, Jr., P’67 C 71

1968 M. Brian Biggins, P 68 C’73 S 77 William Lynch, P 68

1969 Frank C. Fodge, P 69 Michael P. Masciantonio, P’69 C’74 S 78 Michael J. Morris, Ph.D., P’69 C’73

1970 Charles P. Lynn, P’70 C’74

1971 Lawrence J. Dumm, P 71 C’75 Michael A. Mueller, P’71 C’75 Edward G. Smith, P’71

1972 Dwayne E. Galuska, P 72 Gregory L. Lonergan, P 72

1962 Bernard F. Byrne, Ph.D., P.E., P’62 James N. Falcon, P’62 C’66 Charles E. Glessner, P’62 C’66 Robert J. Kline, Ph.D., P’62 C’66 S 70 Thomas R. Little, P’62 C 66 John M. Pausic, P’62 Anthony T. Serra, P’62 C’66

1963 Robert E. Buck, Ph.D., P’63 George Kopchick, P 63 Donald J. Mullineaux, Ph.D., P’63 C’67 Anthony J. Pesavento, Jr., P’63 Stephen G. Rodkey, P’63 John H. Rowley, P’63

1964 Lawrence M. Demangone, P’64 C’68 Terrence A. Flanagan, P’64 John A. Grima, Ph.D., P’64 Peter P. Guerrera III, P’64 C 68 Cullan J. Herald-Evans, P’64 C’69 Robert L. Kasperik, P’64 John M. Mied, P’64 C’68 Stephen A. Olenchock, Ph.D., P’64 C’68 James J. Reilly, M.D., P’64

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COLLEGE ALUMNI College alumni know best the value of a Saint Vincent education and their support is indicative of the impact that their time at Saint Vincent has had on the rest of their lives. In recognition of the gifts made by College alumni, the following list groups donors by either their graduating class year, or for those in cooperative or other programs who completed their degree at another college or university, by the class year with which they have the strongest affiliation. 1937


† Frank L. Jioio, C’37

Thomas A. Greubel, M.D., C’49 Leon T. Kendall, Ph.D., LL.D., C’49 Victor S. Koslosky, C’49 John J. Lochrie, C’49 Walter E. McGinty, C’49 Edward S. McKay, Ph.D., C’49 Manuel Mediavilla, Jr., C’49 Francis R. Perri, M.D., Sc.D., P’43 C’49 D’88 Albert F. Pishioneri, C’49 Mario I. Teza, C’49 John R. West, Jr., C’49 Francis X. Yandrick, C’49

1937 Zachary F. Endress, Jr., M.D., C’38

1939 Walter B. Evans, C 39

1941 † Capt. Herbert S. Hunter, M.D., C’41

1942 Joseph J. Majer, C’42 John C. Rennels, Jr., C’42

1943 † Frank Forys, C’43 Gene E. McDonald, LL.D., C’43 D’96 † Andrew Stefcik, C’43

1944 Vincent F. Lackner, Ph.D., C’44 Allen H. Weiss, M.D., C’44

1945 Richard M. Sproch, M.D., C’45

1946 Leo S. Chapla, C 46 Joseph Horvath, C’46

1947 Edward F. Budinsky, C’47 Joseph F. Klespis, C’47 S’55 James E. Lordeman, C’47 Louis J. May, Jr., C’47 Jerry B. Sullivan, P’43 C 47 Col. Charles H. Sunder, P’43 C 47 Howard Weiss, M.D., C 47

1948 Joseph P. Dunn, M.D., C’48 † Joseph G. Hurley, Esq., LL.D., P’44 C 48 D’84 Frank E. Jobe, C’48 George J. Keller, P’44 C 48 Abraham J. Khorey, C’48 Joseph J. Kinney, M.D., P’44 C’48 James L. Laubach, M.D., C’48 Walter J. McGervey, C 48 Hugh F. McKeegan, Ed.D., P’44 C’48 † Gerard C. Muench, C 48 John S. Tosh, C’48

1950 John B. Bidese, C’50 The Hon. Lloyd A. Casey, C’50 † James R. Connell, P 46 C 50 Ray V. DeCesaris, C’50 Orlando R. DeFelice, C’50 Arthur L. DiVittis, Ph.D., P’46 C 50 John K. Donahue, M.D., C’50 William L. Kochler, Jr., C’50 Vincent N. Lepidi, C’50 Raymond J. Lieb, C 50 Frank Martin, C’50 Philip X. Masciantonio, Ph.D., Sc.D., C’50 D’83 Frederick S. McAlpine, M.D., C’50 John R. Nypaver, C’50 Jack F. Olson, C’50 Eugene R. Riggio, M.D., C’50 Joseph J. Rubino, L.H.D., C’50 D’93 Ray G. Sarver, M.D., C’50 John Schlight, Ph.D., C’50 Perry C. Smith, M.D., P’46 C’50 Edmund J. Stegner, C’50

1951 James W. Ambrose, P’47 C’51 William J. Blatt, Jr., P’47 C’51 Abraham S. Brown, C’51 William E. Danko, M.D., C’51 Thomas J. Dempsey, C’51 Richard R. Dewey, M.D., C’51 Donald E. Henigin, C’51 Thomas M. Kissell, C’51 George I. Kocerka, C’51 Waldo E. Lopez, M.D. F.A.C.R., C’51 Joseph A. Lutz, C’51 Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 D’05 Louis V. Pugliese, C’51

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Robert F. Roser, C’51 Fred L. Soisson, Jr., M.D., L.H.D, P’47 C’51 D’82 Leo R. West, P’46 C’51

1952 Irving Altman, C’52 E. Lewis Baughman, C’52 Edward M. Bilik, C 52 Elio Calabrese, C’52 Herman V. Esway, Jr., C’52 John F. Frech, C’52 Vincent J. Gocke, C’52 Robert J. Hartsock, M.D., C’52 William F. Leightner, M.D., C’52 Karl D. Ludwig, M.D., C’52 Ronald A. Monack, C’52 Stanley C. Paviak, C’52 Leo J. Penatzer, P’46 C’52 James P. Rouse, C 52 Frederick H. Ruff, Jr., C’52 J. Dennis Ryan, C’52 Carl T. Severini, P’48 C’52 James A. Sites, C’52 S’56 John R. Sloan, C’52 Donald J. Soisson, C’52 Milan N. Tokar, C’52 Charles J. Tripoli, M.D., C’52

1953 Eugene F. Alexandre, C’53 Irmo V. Antonacci, C 53 Elwood L. Beech, C 53 Francis E. Burkley, C’53 Joseph W. Deagan, C’53 Joseph A. Franklin, C’53 J. Donald Hensler, D.M.D., C’53 Philip H. Jones, C’53 Robert A. Keefe, C 53 David B. Kilgore, C’53 Joseph L. Kloss, M.D., C’53 Samuel C. Liburdi, C’53 Ralph A. Litzinger, C’53 † John F. McDevitt, P’46 C 53 Francis R. Mizikar, C’53 Henry J. Smith, C’53 Richard S. Stewart, C 53 Kenneth R. Strawberry, C’53 Eugene P. Tassone, C’53 Edward A. Ulicny, C’53 C. Francis Varga, M.D., C’53 Roy F. Walters, Jr., C’53 James A. Wehner, C’53 George C. West, C 53


1954 Dino R. Angelici, D.D.S., C’54 Thomas C. Badstibner, P’50 C’54 Frederick A. Boehm, C’54 Alfred C. Deana, C’54 Vincent T. DeLuca, C 54 Charles F. Demoise, Ph.D., C’54 Richard G. Fallon, P’46 C’54 Charles L. Foerster, M.D., C’54 Robert E. Gearing, C’54 Richard C. Gilmartin, M.D., C’54 Richard B. Guskiewicz, C’54 Paul P. Gutmann, C’54 The Hon. James R. Kelley, P 50 C’54 Albert M. Kraus, M.D., C’54 Eugene J. Leahy, Jr., D.D.S., C’54 Edward B. Murcko, D.D.S., C’54 Sylvester A. Puzio, C 54 Ralph E. Roos, C’54 S’58 Joseph R. Sepesy, C 54 John J. Slater, C 54 Charles Varsel, Ph.D., C’54 James E. Wilkins, Jr., C’54 Raymond B. Wrabley, C’54

1955 William P. Albaugh, C’55 Thomas B. Bayne, C’55 S’59 John A. Boccella, D.D.S., C’55 Carl D. Burlas, C’55 Rev. Msgr. John A. Cippel, C’55 S 59 Edward G. Faulk, C’55 Paul F. Gabos, M.D., C’55 David J. Gocke, M.D., C’55 Rev. Joseph R. Grosko, C’55 S’59 Joseph P. Hamilton, P’51 C 55 Robert T. Kendra, C’55 Carl Emil Krill, Jr., M.D., P’51 C 55 Col Neil M. Larimer, USMC (Ret), C’55 Ronald J. Malenky, C’55 Walter J. Mealy, C’55 Joseph G. Mucci, C’55 Neil P. Pagano, C’55 Glen C. Tenley, C’55 Rev. Msgr. Samuel J. Tomaselli, C’55 S’59 Rev. Robert G. Turner, C’55 S’59 James J. Valvano, C’55 Roman J. Verostko, Ph.D., C’55 S’59 Rev. George A. Wilt, C’55 S’59 John R. Zeleznock, D.M.D., C’55

1956 Rev. Francis P. Balestino, C’56 S’60 Andrew J. Banyas, C 56 Fall 2012

Thomas C. Burlas, C’56 John C. Caimi, C’56 Joseph C. Caruso, C’56 Judge Guido J. Casari, Jr., P’52 C’56 George R. Cornett, D.D.S., P’52 C’56 Cyril R. Deck, C’56 Robert G. Dorsch, C 56 Paul M. Duggan, M.D., P’52 C’56 William F. Dunn, Jr., C’56 Edward J. Egan, C’56 Charles W. Ellermeyer, C’56 Paul E. Farnan, C’56 Charles A. Florey, P’52 C’56 Patrick J. Freeman, C’56 Robert P. Gannon, M.D., C’56 William F. Geeting, C’56 Emory M. Lesho, C’56 Ronald J. Lieb, D.D.S., P’51 C’56 Thomas H. Loughran, C’56 Richard T. Mator, Sr., C 56 Aloysius T. McLaughlin, Jr., P’52 C 56 William J. McMahon, M.D., C’56 Rev. Msgr. Donald J. Mondello, C 56 Robert J. Mueller, C’56 S’60 Daniel T. Osterman, J.D., C’56 Richard H. Paul, Sr., C’56 Thomas P. Petrick, M.D., C’56 Richard E. Pipak, P’50 C’56 Rev. Leo J. Pleban, C’56 S’60 Maurice W. Rudiselle, P’51 C’56 S’60 Kim F. Schillinger, C’56 Leonard A. Tobias, C’56 Donald R. Uveges, C’56 Arthur L. Wolfe, C’56

1957 Donald J. Accorsi, C’57 Vince Brogan, C’57 Robert J. Caulfield, C’57 John V. Cusick, P’53 C 57 Bernard J. Denis, C’57 Richard E. Doll, Ph.D., C’57 William J. Falcon, C’57 Robert M. Friday, C’57 S 61 Joseph C. Johnston, P’53 C’57 James A. Klein, C’57 William F. Kuhn, C’57 Rev. Eugene F. Lauer, S.T.D., C’57 Dennis P. Livi, C’57 George A. Marcinko, C’57 Carl A. Masciantonio, C’57 Frank C. McLaughlin, Jr., C’57 Arthur H. Meehan, Jr., C’57 John A. Mullen, C’57 Wallace J. Mulligan, M.D., P’53 C’57 Ronald J. Polak, C’57 Arthur J. Rooney, Jr., C’57 Arthur Rullo, C’57 Paul A. Scarlata, D.M.D., P.C., C 57 William J. Siard, C 57 Richard J. Smith, C’57 James R. Smolko, M.D., C 57

William J. Soisson, P’52 C’57 Joseph C. Suatoni, C’57 Donald T. Weis, C’57 George A. Willinghan, Jr., P’52 C’57 S 61

1958 William J. Aigner, M.D., C’58 Robert K. Ashton, C’58 John Bilos, M.D., C’58 Francis R. Bradley, C’58 Paul F. Bradley, C’58 Gene Centore, C’58 Walter A. Check, C’58 Leonard R. Corazzi, C’58 Anthony DeRosa, Ph.D., C’58 Thomas R. Eckenrode, Ph.D., P’53 C’58 Duane W. Farabaugh, Ph.D., C’58 Jerome J. Farkasovsky, P’52 C’58 Rev. Mark W. Glasgow, C’58 S’62 Richard B. Gowetski, C’58 Albert J. Hagg, C’58 Richard J. Kalisky, D.D.S., P’54 C 58 John P. Kelly, Jr., C’58 John A. Kintz, C’58 William R. Klasnic, C’58 Nicholas D. Masciantonio, C’58 Rev. Michael A. McDermott, C’58 S’66 Edward Regis McFadden, Jr., M.D., Sc.D., C’58 Patrick J. O’Rorke, C’58 John A. Rakaczky, C’58 Robert D. Rudiselle, P’53 C’58 William K. Salomone, C 58 Rev. Msgr. John R. Sasway, V.F., C’58 S’62 Clarence O. Smith, C’58 Joseph E. Stas, C’58 Frank T. Sullivan, C’58 Paul D. Tripodi, D.M.D., C’58 † Joseph S. Tripoli, P’54 C’58 Charles E. Verostko, C’58 Louis S. Vodzak, D.D.S., C’58 Ralph J. Wick, C’58

1959 Joseph F. Barresi, C’59 Julius E. Bellone, Jr., C’59 Frederick L. Dankmyer, M.D., P’55 C’59 Richard DeGregory, C’59 Arthur T. Downey, C’59 Richard H. Ergler, C’59 William A. Feczko, M.D., C’59 Richard A. Ficco, C’59 Robert A. Forsyth, C’59 Elmer R. Furman, C’59 Gervase S. Gumbita, P’55 C 59 John W. Hall, Jr., C’59 Frederick A. Heupler, Jr., M.D., P’55 C’59

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James D. Hohman, C’59 The Honorable Joseph A. Hudock, P’55 C’59 Edmond J. Jankowski, Ph.D., C’59 Peter J. Keim, M.D., C’59 Roy J. Knoth, C’59 John C. Lawrence, P’55 C 59 George A. Loeper, C 59 Louis E. Lwowski, C’59 John C. Marshall, C’59 James P. McCabe, C’59 Ralph Mlaker, C’59 Walter R. Murin, C’59 Thomas S. Patricoski, M.D., C’59 Bernard J. Peterson, C’59 Anthony J. Polito, C’59 Curt F. Roemele, C’59 Charles J. Schafer, C’59 Edward D. Schultz, M.D., C’59 Philip D. Shalala, C’59 William C. Stillwagon, P’55 C’59 Ronald A. Swade, C’59 † Frederick D. Thomas, P’51 C’59 Vincent P. Truax, C’59 James J. Wager, C’59 Joseph F. Walsh, C’59 A. Simeon Whitehill, C’59 Joseph P. Zanella, C’59 Richard A. Zappa, C’59

1960 Robert J. Adams, C’60 Ciro D. Aloisi, C’60 James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 Joseph E. Biss, C’60 Thomas E. Boettger, C’60 Rev. James F. Bunn, C’60 S’64 Richard J. Burgundy, C’60 Andrew B. Chovanes, P’56 C’60 Edward J. Dunn III, P 56 C’60 Frank J. Farrell, Jr., C’60 Donald F. Friedrich, C’60 Martin M. Gildea, C’60 Arthur H. Green, C’60 Thomas D. Hagg, C’60 Ronald C. Higgins, C’60 Robert J. Hohman, Ph.D., C’60 Eugene J. Kilroy, C’60 Joseph E. Koch, P’56 C 60 Edward H. Kuntz, C’60 Andrew C. Lang, C 60 Charles J. McIntyre, C’60 Joseph T. McNamara, C’60 Harold V. Muller, Jr., C’60 Joseph W. O’Toole, C’60 Robert W. R. Parisi, C’60 Joseph R. Patrick, C’60 Charles L. Rech, C’60 Thomas F. Risher, Jr., C’60 Robert Roberts, C’60 Robert A. Santora, M.D., C’60 Michael J. Shaughnessy, M.D., P’56 C’60 83

John M. Singer, C’60 John J. Spelock, Jr., C’60 Raymond J. Straub, C’60 John J. Tucker, C’60 James A. Ward, Ph.D., P’56 C’60 James F. Will, L.H.D., C’60 D’94 Louis M. Zecchini, C’60

1961 John G. Arch, Sr., Esq., C’61 Philip C. Ball, C’61 James M. Barko, C’61 George R. Blaha, C’61 Edward A. Buczynski, C’61 Rev. Msgr. William G. Charnoki, PA, JCL, C’61 S’65 Thomas A. Connelly, C’61 George A. Conti, Jr., C’61 William P. Cunningham, Sr., C’61 Charles H. Decker, CLU, C’61 Thomas E. Dietzler, Sr., C’61 Robert F. Doerfler, C’61 Leonard J. Elters, C’61 Benedict L. Fajt, C’61 Ralph J. Farmerie, Sr., C’61 Theodore H. Feindt, C’61 Craig M. Felton, C’61 Jerome M. Feret, C’61 Victor G. Franc, Jr., C’61 Robert F. Fritschi, C’61 William W. Gordon, C’61 John M. Herndon, C 61 Charles F. Keller, Ph.D., C’61 George G. King, Ph.D., C’61 John R. Knott, P’57 C’61 Lavern J. Lenze, Jr., C’61 Robert S. Lepsig, C’61 Frank B. Mahon, Jr., M.D., C’61 Robert A. Mallison, M.D., C’61 Joseph T. Maloy, Ph.D., C’61 Joseph P. Mangarella, P’57 C’61 Roger Martin, C’61 Joseph R. Maruca, Ed.D., P’54 C’61 Dominick J. Masocco, C’61 The Hon. Lee J. Mazur, Sr., C’61 Michael P. McCarthy, M.D., F.A.C.S., C’61 James A. McMahon, Ph.D., C’61 Thomas M. McNally, C’61 John F. Merritt, C’61 Robert B. Meyers, Ph.D., C’61 Frank J. Milon, C’61 Francis P. Murrman, Jr., P’57 C’61 George J. Nemo, Ph.D., C’61 Paul D. Oesterle, P’57 C’61 John T. Ohlin, C 61 Thomas S. Patts, P’57 C’61 Vincent R. Pecoraro, C’61 John O. Schiffgens, Ph.D., C’61 Charles E. Scott, Jr., C’61 Thomas W. Shaughnessy, Ph.D., C’61 Thomas B. Sheffler, C’61 Joseph J. Steffan, C 61 Fall 2012

Paul C. Steimer, C’61 Arthur Tambucci, C’61 S’65 Richard J. Terrick, C’61 Paul R. Vigna, C 61 Walter C. Weaver, C’61 S 65 Charles E. Winschel, C’61 Gustave W. Wolf, P’56 C’61 James W. Wollaston, C’61 Rev. Eugene P. Yackanich, C 61 † James W. Zaremba, C’61 John D. Zoretich, C’61

1962 Robert D. Belan, C’62 Raymond T. Belz, C’62 Ronald K. Blase, C’62 Charles H. Boeh, C’62 John R. Burin, C 62 Richard V. Cannon, C’62 James P. Carreras, Jr., C’62 † James R. Colosimo, C’62 Michael L. Comini, C’62 Wayne J. DeBlander, C’62 John A. DeLuca, C’62 Donald C. Fetzko, C’62 Donald Foreman, C’62 S’65 Robert J. Fray, C’62 William M. Fronczek, Jr., M.D., C’62 Daniel H. Gattone, C’62 Rev. James G. Graham, C’62 S’66 Rev. Stan M. Gregorek, C’62 S’66 Joseph G. Hart, C’62 Lee A. Hokaj, C’62 J. Patrick Keith, Esq., C’62 William P. Kirby, C’62 † Donald L. Leaphart, C’62 David R. Linden, Ph.D., C’62 Frank L. McDonald, P’54 C’62 James W. Meehan, Jr., Ph.D., C’62 Michael R. Mehallick, C’62 Christopher R. Mladinich, DVMMS, C 62 The Hon. Joseph A. Nickleach, C’62 Richard L. Payne, C’62 Michael J. Quinlisk, C 62 Daniel F. Rafferty, P’56 C’62 George C. Rovnyak, Ph.D., C’62 Robert W. Schimpf, M.D., C’62 James R. Silvis, C’62 C. William Thompson, C’62 Robert T. Waters, C’62 Edward M. Wigger, Jr., C’62 Richard H. Wildnauer, Ph.D., C’62 Col. Michael W. Wydo, USMC (Ret.), C’62

1963 Gerald M. Babyak, C’63 Major William G. Battista, C’63 David C. Berkmyre, C’63 Raymond J. Blair, Jr., C’63 Robert L. Citrone, P’59 C’63 Earl W. Donaldson, Jr., D.D.S., C’63

John H. Doody, C’63 Jan K. Esway, D.M.D., C’63 Harry R. Finley, C’63 Robert C. Galloway, C’63 Gerald J. Guz, C’63 Donald A. Haile, C’63 James R. Hayes, C’63 Byron R. Hunter, C’63 Thomas A. Kirk, Jr., Ph.D., C’63 Zoltan J. Kristof, C’63 John S. Kundrat, M.D., C’63 Paul P. Langevin, C’63 Robert C. Lena, C’63 Joseph Michael Loftis, P’59 C 63 Kenneth A. Matonic, C’63 Frank A. Mazeitis, C’63 Thomas P. McCormick, Jr., C’63 Michael W. Mickinak, C’63 Francis C. Minni, C’63 Guy M. Nicoletti, Ph.D., C’63 Thomas P. Nigra, M.D., P’59 C’63 Martin L. Palguta, C’63 John S. Pasztor, P’59 C’63 Thomas P. Pavick, Ph.D., C’63 James J. Polkabla, O.D., C’63 David A. Ritz, C’63 Robert D. Ruddy, C’63 Bernard C. Rudegeair, C’63 J. Gerald Slavonia, C’63 John P. Spicuzza, Jr., C’63 James V. Spino, C’63 James A. Staub, Jr., C’63 Charles C. Tyson, C’63 Dennis F. Ufnar, C’63 James H. Wirth, C’63 Louis E. Ziobro, C’63

1964 Robert P. Baker, C’64 Joseph A. Bizup, C’64 William J. Bravin, C’64 David Buben, Ph.D., C’64 Timothy J. Collard, M.D., C’64 J. Patrick Conroy, C’64 George L. DeCaro, C’64 Joseph E. Epplen, P’60 C’64 Gerard J. Fuchs, C’64 Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., C’64 Patrick H. Gribbin, C’64 John E. Haag, P’59 C’64 S 68 Basil L. Hawanchak, C’64 John J. Hohman, C’64 James S. Kalmer, C’64 John M. Kennedy, C’64 Richard R. Kiel, C’64 William G. Komazec, V.M.D., C’64 Richard M. Kotelez, C’64 Francis D. Meredith, C’64 Richard F. Messalle, C’64 Joseph B. Miller, C’64 David G. Morgan, Ph.D., C’64 Walter J. Nieri, M.D., C’64 Joseph A. Novitsky, C’64

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Timothy J. O’Connor, C’64 Walter J. Osinkoski, C’64 David J. Paluselli, C’64 Edward J. Permar, C’64 Rev. Phillip P. Pribonic, C’64 S 68 William A. Ramos, C’64 Edward W. Reich, Jr., C’64 Dominic J. Romeo, Ph.D., C’64 Neil F. Ruggieri, Ph.D., C’64 Richard C. Schmidt, C’64 Edward J. Schreier, D.D.S., C’64 Paul H. Schulte, C’64 Joseph M. Seria, M.D., C’64 John E. Shields, C’64 Michael J. Sotak, C’64 Philip E. Stukus, Ph.D., C’64 John G. Stump, C 64 John D. Walter, C’64 James C. Wasicki, C’64 Thomas E. Wolf, Ph.D., C’64 Daniel P. Wright, C’64

1965 James D. Allgor, C’65 Thomas J. Antos, M.D., C’65 James W. Baumbach, C’65 † Richard D. Caringola, C’65 Fred F. Ciarochi, M.D., C’65 John L. Coulehan, M.D., C’65 Andrew A. DelSordo, M.D., C’65 William M. DeLuca, C’65 Kevin T. Downs, C’65 Leo E. Ehrensberger, P’61 C’65 Charles J. Farley, C’65 David J. Funari, Ph.D., C’65 Anthony F. Gentile, M.D., C’65 Thomas E. Griffin, C’65 David J. Harper, C’65 Robert W. Koch, C’65 Michael J. Magura, Ph.D., P’61 C’65 John F. Maley, Jr., C’65 Robert G. McGunnigle, C 65 Timothy O. Moore, C’65 Austin F. Noll, Jr., C’65 The Honorable Thomas F. Norton, C’65 Harry M. Null, M.D., C’65 Joseph J. O’Connor, C’65 James G. Patrick, C 65 Vincent S. Pishioneri, C’65 Ben J. Policastro, Jr., C’65 Thomas M. Prezel, C’65 John T. Radelet, C’65 Francis X. Riley, C’65 Martin E. Salmon, C’65 Gordon E. Scherer, C’65 Robert A. Schulz, Ph.D., C’65 Thomas R. Scott, C’65 Fred D. Sebold, Ph.D., C’65 Alvin W. Sheffler, Ph.D., C’65 Robert F. Sheridan, C’65 Dwayne E. Shingle, C’65 Robert A. Slavonia, C’65 84

Earl D. Sweeney, Jr., C’65 William V. Valis, J.D., C’65 Larry J. Whatule, Ph.D., C’65 Steven H. Whiteman, C’65 Thomas E. Will, C’65

1966 Gilbert V. Biancucci, C’66 Joseph J. Cepicka, Jr., C’66 John F. Chizmar, Ph.D., C’66 David S. Davis, C’66 Carl DeChellis, C’66 John J. Degnan, C’66 Rev. William P. Donahue, C’66 S’70 Lawrence E. Eskay, C’66 James N. Falcon, P’62 C’66 Charles E. Glessner, P’62 C’66 Walter C. Hall, Jr., C’66 Edwin D. Harrison, Jr., C’66 Donald L. Heine, Jr., C’66 Walter B. Hobart, Jr., C’66 Thomas C. Kibirsky, C’66 Robert J. Kline, Ph.D., P’62 C’66 S 70 Thomas R. Little, P’62 C 66 Ronald J. Menia, C’66 R. Thomas Olmer, Jr., C’66 John F. Painley, C’66 W. Timothy Pitchford, C’66 Robert L. Pochet, C’66 William A. Prenatt, C’66 James J. Ragan, Ph.D., L.H.D., C’66 D’90 Rev. Dennis Riccitelli, C 66 Anthony T. Serra, P’62 C’66 Samuel C. Shialabba, D.M.D., C’66 Joseph F. Sinkey, Jr., Ph.D., C’66 Robert G. Stefanik, P’61 C’66 Timothy P. Sukay, C’66 James A. Volovich, C’66 Charles B. Yaskanich, Jr., C’66

1967 Thomas L. Antkowiak, M.D., L.H.D., C’67 D’99 Richard V. Burkhauser, Ph.D., C’67 Richard A. Campbell, Jr., C’67 Lawrence W. Dice, C’67 Thomas S. Dziuban, C’67 Paul A. Fiore, M.D., C’67 Francis J. Fischer, C’67 James C. Fisher, Jr., C’67 Stanley G. Galik, C’67 Charles E. Gallagher, C’67 Nick Garrick, C’67 Richard P. Gervasoni, C’67 John M. Hlafcsak, C’67 John F. Hohman, C’67 W. Richard Howe, C’67 John J. Hutchinson, Jr., C’67 John A. Jupin, M.D., C’67 Leo O. Lowney, C’67 Cmdr. Paul D. Mankovich, C’67 Richard N. Marks, C’67 Fall 2012

Charles J. Marr, C’67 Thomas A. Masters, C’67 James J. McGovern, C’67 Alfred P. Moore, Ph.D., C’67 Richard D. Moretti, Ph.D., C’67 William A. Moses, Ph.D., D.F.A., C’67 D’88 Donald J. Mullineaux, Ph.D., P’63 C’67 Francis J. O’Malley, Jr., C’67 J. James Palochik, C’67 Michael B. Pollock, C’67 Ronald B. Pontani, C’67 Michael J. Rorke, C’67 Anthony J. Schill, C’67 James M. Sheehan, C’67 James R. Sollars, C’67 John M. Steber, Ph.D., C’67 Joseph D. Terry, C’67 Ronald W. Virag, C’67 Gregory W. Walkauskas, C’67 Richard R. Wallace, C’67 James J. West, C’67 H. Sherman Whipkey, C’67

1968 Thomas C. Bell, C’68 Frank A. Bonati, Ph.D., C’68 Ray T. Brannon, C’68 Richard D. Brasco, C’68 Andrew J. Breslin V.M.D., C 68 Richard B. Chapas, Ph.D., C’68 Thomas L. Clouse, Ed.D., C’68 S 72 Kevin J. Coakley, C’68 Lawrence R. Conley, C’68 Terrence L. Conroy, C’68 Lawrence M. Demangone, P’64 C’68 Vincent L. DiBella, C’68 Paul F. Duffer, Ph.D., C’68 Pat J. Greco, C’68 Clement F. Gross III, C’68 Peter P. Guerrera III, P’64 C 68 Herbert C. Hanson, C’68 Paul J. Herz, Ph.D., C’68 Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68 William H. Isler, C’68 Daniel W. Jamieson, C’68 John T. January, C’68 Thomas N. Kaminski, M.D., C’68 William R. Kienzle, Jr., Ph.D., C’68 Robert G. Kratsas, Ph.D., C’68 George P. Maguire, M.D., C’68 Robert T. Maher, C’68 William T. McGee II, C’68 John M. Mied, P’64 C’68 Michael E. Misterkiewicz, C’68 Robert D. Moore, C’68 George R. Mulcahy, C’68 Stephen A. Olenchock, Ph.D., P’64 C’68 Michael A. Parsnick, C’68 Michael A. Polechko, Ph.D., C’68 David L. Pottinger, C’68

M. Robert Racko, C’68 John J. Reilly, C’68 Robert G. Riepl, Ph.D., C’68 Richard C. Ruffalo, D.M.D., C’68 Walter J. Samul, Jr., C’68 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 J. Jeffrey Shaffer, P’64 C’68 Kasimer C. Sikora, C’68 Lawrence A. Sladek, D.D.S., D.M.D., C’68 Clyde G. Smith, C’68 Robert W. Taylor, O.D., C’68 James M. Tobin, C’68 Michael J. Tulley V.M.D., C’68 Richard J. Tushup, Ph.D., C’68 S 72 Regis R. Vollmer, Ph.D., C’68 Richard G. Watson, Ph.D., C’68 David R. Witucki, C’68 Stephen P. Yanek, C’68 Timothy A. Zadai, C’68 Denis P. Zuzik, C’68

1969 Maurice E. Bridge, C 69 Terry E. Cavanaugh, C’69 Daniel B. Cinpinski, C’69 Louis T. Congelio, C’69 Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69 Ross F. DiMarco, Jr., M.D., C’69 H. Gervase Fajt, Jr., C’69 Arnold Foradori, Jr., C’69 J. Ronald Grattan, C’69 David E. Haid, C’69 Cullan J. Herald-Evans, P’64 C’69 Lawrence J. Janicki, Ph.D., C 69 Thomas R. Jenkins, Jr., P’65 C’69 Dale A. Kastelic, C’69 Joseph P. Krajc, D.M.D., C’69 Paul W. Kurzel, C’69 William G. Laird, C’69 Thomas E. Laska, C’69 The Honorable John Kent Lewis, C’69 S 73 John D. Luckey, C’69 Martin L. Maher, C’69 Francis P. Markiewicz, C’69 Martin C. McDaniel, C’69 Michael J. McDermott, C’69 Daniel L. Meier, Ph.D., C’69 Robert R. Moody, Jr., C’69 Robert J. O’Grady, C’69 William C. Pierret, P’65 C 69 Louis F. Pochet, C’69 Alan J. Roth, O.D., P’64 C’69 Michael D. Ryan, Ph.D., C’69 Rev. Becket G. Senchur, C’69 S’73 Dennis E. Skocz, Ph.D., C’69 Daniel A. Smith, C’69 Robert W. Stake, C’69 Ronald M. Stemple, C’69 Richard A. Stillwagon, P’65 C’69 Peter J. Struzzi, C’69 Jon J. Vichich, C’69

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Michael C. Vudragovich, P’65 C 69 Timothy J. Waxenfelter, C’69 Rev. Richard J. Wesoloski, C’69 S’72 The Honorable Raymond J. Zadzilko, C’69

1970 Andrew V. Allen, C’70 William G. Barrick, C’70 Edward V. Bartz, C’70 William J. Bellini, Ph.D., C’70 Richard H. Bienvenue, Jr., C’70 John D. Bridge, C’70 Edward J. Chango, C’70 Thomas J. Conti, Ph.D., C’70 William A. DiCuccio, M.D., C’70 Mark W. Durishan, C’70 Randy Dyer, C’70 Gregory C. Ehalt, C’70 Gerald A. Eskay, D.D.S., C’70 Ronald D. Fasano, C’70 John E. Flanigan, C 70 John A. Germak, M.D., C’70 Fred F. Gigler, C’70 Paul P. Giunto, C’70 Charles E. Gregg, M.D., C’70 Charles E. Hanley, C’70 Charles M. Hess, C’70 Joseph M. Hohman, C’70 Robert L. Janesko, C’70 Alex Keefe, C’70 Rev. John T. Kielb, C’70 S’75 John A. Kopay, C’70 Justin F. Krellner, C’70 Ambrose J. Krieg, Jr., C’70 Edward R. Krivus, C’70 Michael A. Lawrence, C’70 David A. Marucco, C’70 Joseph A. McAlarnen, C’70 John P. McCann, C’70 Dennis W. McDonald, C’70 John T. McDonnell, C’70 William J. McEnery, Jr., C’70 Dennis P. McIlnay, Ph.D., P’66 C’70 Carey L. McMonagle, M.D., C’70 Robert P. McNamara, C’70 Paul F. Moersdorf, Ph.D., C’70 Frank R. Nelson, Jr., C’70 Eugene F. O’Neill, Ph.D., C’70 Patrick K. Rafferty, C’70 Victor A. Rehula III, C’70 Chad Rittle, C’70 James B. Ryan, C’70 James H. Schimpf, C’70 James M. Scott, C’70 Jerome P. Sefcheck, C’70 Thomas A. Shimshock, C’70 Thomas E. Stainton, C’70 George M. Toohey, O.D., C’70 Gary D. Toth, D.M.D., C’70 Melvin Visnick, C’70 Stephen J. Warner, C’70 James J. Wasylyshyn, C’70 85

G. Alan Yeasted, M.D., C’70

1971 John R. Bartolomucci, C’71 The Hon. William H. Baughman, Jr., C’71 Charles A. Beck, Jr., D.M.D., C’71 A. Stephen Bozelli, C’71 William E. Carroll, D.O., C 71 Michael J. Chanoski, C’71 Chester M. Chorzempa, C’71 Rev. Sean K. Code, C’71 James V. Desiderio, C’71 James F. DiMuzio, C’71 Robert E. Donohue, Ph.D., C’71 Robert Michael Farley, C’71 Ronald D. Firment, C’71 Robert M. Fisher, Jr., C’71 Joseph P. Fletcher, C’71 Frank N. Genovese, M.D., C’71 Stephen P. Gingo, C’71 Donald F. Gismondi, C’71 John A. Gondek, C’71 Michael L. Grube, C’71 James A. Haid, C’71 Michael J. Harley, C’71 Alquin F. Heinnickel, C’71 T. Michael Jackson, C’71 George A. Janik, C’71 William A. Kmetz, C’71 Robert A. Kolbosky, C’71 Thomas F. Kurimsky, C’71 Larry J. Lawton, C 71 Philip P. Lope, C’71 Timothy T. McTaggart, Ed.D., C’71 S’75 Gregory J. Meisner, C’71 Robert B. Miedel, P 66 C’71 Frank X. Mullin, C’71 Manuel J. Navarro, C’71 Patrick D. Neiler, C’71 J. Michael Nolan, Jr., Esq., C’71 Eugene T. Oberst, C’71 C. Edward Omachel, C’71 Fred J. Owens, Jr., P’67 C 71 Michael Picarsic, C’71 Francis E. Pipak, Jr., C’71 Albert L. Porreca, Jr., D.D.S., C’71 Vincent J. Quatrini, Jr., C’71 John C. Rapa, C’71 Joseph H. Santanna, C’71 Joseph T. Santer, C’71 Edward F. Schmitt, C’71 Glenn E. Steimer, C’71 Francis M. Tandarich, C’71 Michael A. Tomayko, P 66 C’71 Mark L. Whipkey, C 71 Charles J. Wolenter, C.P.A., C’71 Anthony N. Yerep, C’71 Gerard A. Zeller, C’71

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1972 James T. Auffenorde, C’72 Frank W. Bost, C’72 David J. Butch, C’72 Mark W. Culleton, C’72 James T. DeAngelis, D.O., C’72 Paul W. DeFelice, C’72 Michael B. Devlin, C’72 James K. Dolney, D.O., C’72 David J. Fledderman, P’67 C’72 † Alfred J. Funari III, C’72 Mario E. Guillen, Jr., C’72 John A. Hrehocik, P’67 C’72 John M. Kozusko, C’72 John Krall, C’72 John J. Lapina, Jr., C’72 Randall F. Lechner, C’72 Frederick W. Lydic III, C’72 Robert D. Matsik, C’72 Gerald B. McNamara, C’72 Stephen M. McNamara, C’72 Kenneth M. Meier, C’72 Rev. George W. Mendis, C’72 Timothy H. Myers, C’72 Michael X. Newmyer, C’72 John F. Olczak, Ph.D., C’72 Jack Perry, C’72 John R. Petersavage, C’72 Robert F. Pusateri, C’72 James K. Ramsay, D.M.D., C’72 Henry T. Reape, C’72 Thomas J. Rennie, C’72 Mark U. Ruppel, C’72 Garry P. Schraeder, C’72 Leroy F. Seria, O.D., C’72 John J. Shirey, C’72 Vincent J. Sweeney, C’72 John T. Weir, C’72 James F. Wilson, Sr., C’72

1973 Paul B. Bartos, M.D., C’73 John M. Beauduy, C’73 Regis P. Bernier, C’73 Fred J. Biasini, Ph.D., C’73 M. Brian Biggins, P 68 C’73 S 77 Kenneth C. Borland, Ph.D., C’73 Joseph A. Catalano, C’73 Thomas A. Coughlin, C’73 Robert J. Cwik, C’73 Felix J. DeSio, M.D., C’73 Donald J. DeYoung, C’73 Larry T. Glass, M.D., C’73 Charles J. Gray, C’73 Dennis A. Kirr, C’73 Richard J. Lampert, C’73 Angelo J. Louisa, Ph.D., C’73 Louis T. Mazur, C’73 Michael A. Miller, C’73 Michael J. Morris, Ph.D., P’69 C’73 James M. Novak, C’73 James V. Scatena, C’73 Raymond M. Schlather, C’73

David L. Sendykar, C’73 Bernard Skubak, C’73 John N. Stevens, Jr., C’73 John S. Toohey, C’73 James G. Villano, C’73 James E. Werth, C’73

1974 Bruce A. Antkowiak, C’74 Edward L. Antonacci, C’74 John M. Beierle, C’74 George R. Briercheck, C’74 Henry B. Brown III, C’74 Joseph F. Chirillo, C’74 Michael Condor, Jr., C’74 Bruce E. Cox, C’74 F. Gregory Dulovich, C’74 Jeffrey R. Fanchalsky, C’74 Joseph T. Fasano, C’74 Michael E. Ferguson, C’74 Michael D. Hart, C’74 William A. Hopkins, C’74 Brian F. Immekus, C’74 Alan L. Iszauk, C’74 James M. Kelly, Ph.D., C’74 Thomas D. Kuhn, C’74 Judge Robert J. Lesnick, C’74 Dr. Paul G. Lorincy, C’74 Michael P. Lovette, D.D.S., C’74 Charles P. Lynn, P’70 C’74 Michael P. Masciantonio, P’69 C’74 S 78 Charles E. Miller, C’74 Joseph F. Mitrik, C’74 Victor R. O’Korn, C’74 David R. Pavlock, C’74 Richard M. Pieper, C’74 Mark J. Piwinsky, Ph.D., C’74 Robert W. Schmitt, C’74 Paul W. Shaffer, C’74 George J. Soltis, C’74 Neil J. Soltis, C’74 Joseph V. Terza, Ph.D., C’74 Richard J. Varmecky, C’74 John M. Welsh, C’74

1975 William H. Byrnes, Jr., C’75 Christopher L. Carlton, C’75 James A. Cherubini, C’75 John E. DeAngelis, C’75 Robert J. DePasquale, Ph.D., C’75 George N. Derhofer, C’75 Don A. DiGirolamo, C’75 Michael L. Dudzinsky, C’75 Lawrence J. Dumm, P 71 C’75 Bernard G. Hanchak, C’75 Vincent Robert Johnson, LL.D., C’75 D’91 Martin A. Kapusta, Jr., D.M.D., C’75 Keith Kemerer, C’75 Timothy M. Kraynak, C’75 James K. Laffey, C’75

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Rodger B. Lewis, C’75 Richard B. Mignogna, Ph.D., C’75 Rev. Robert J. Miller, C’75 Richard F. Mittereder, M.D., C’75 Arthur F. Moeller III, Ph.D., C’75 Michael A. Mueller, P’71 C’75 Gerard M. Munchinski, C’75 Michael J. Namey, Jr., D.O., C’75 Lawrence J. Nowicki, C’75 Robert G. Pacelli, C’75 James M. Papp, C’75 James F. Scarpelli, Jr., C’75 George J. Silowash, C’75 William C. Smith II, O.D., C’75 Thomas D. Stilwell, C’75 Richard P. Thimons, C’75 Lawrence N. Tomayko, C’75 Domenick A. Valore III, C’75 Richard A. Vitti, M.D., C’75 Bradley A. Yoder, M.D., C’75

1976 Keith A. Baynes, C’76 Frank W. Bregar, M.D., C’76 Thomas V. Chovanec, C’76 Lt. Col. Charles E. Costanzo, C’76 David P. Donatelli, D.D.S., C’76 John B. Dransart, C’76 Richard A. Grochmal, M.D., C’76 Cmdr. Patrick W. Hassler, C’76 Martin F. Hickey, C’76 Thomas J. Kanar, Jr., C’76 Col. Donald T. Kidd, C’76 John Kosko, C’76 George M. McCloskey, Jr., Ph.D., C’76 Donald R. O’Brien, C’76 Terry Pistentis, C’76 Joseph M. Potocki, Jr., C’76 Donald A. Primerano, Ph.D., C’76 Robert P. Ravenstahl, Jr., C’76 Robert M. Reeves, C’76 Bernard C. Scherer, M.D., C’76 Gilbert E. Siard, Jr., C’76 Albert R. Stahl, C’76 Tjin Hok Teoh, C’76 William M. Trimarchi, C’76 Gregory G. Wilson, C’76 Richard P. Ziegenfus, C’76

1977 Daniel P. Adley, CIH, CSP, C’77 Stephen J. Bott, M.D., C’77 Norman L. Brawdy, C’77 Joseph J. Burik, C’77 Mark F. Cavalier, C’77 John J. Danek, D.O., C’77 Robert J. Dell, C’77 Timothy N. Doratio, C’77 Gregory C. Fajt, C’77 Gregory A. Fearon, C’77 William F. Ferris, Jr., C’77 Martin J. Furman, C’77 R. Terry Gerard, C’77 86

Antonious H. Hanna, M.D., C’77 Jeffrey P. Holtzman, C’77 Michael A. Johnson, C’77 William A. Kindelan, Jr., C’77 Thomas C. Kniss, C’77 Thomas A. Lafferty, D.D.S., C’77 John M. Lally, C.P.A., C’77 Ralph C. Lovasic, C’77 John E. Maher, C’77 William J. McCabe, Esq., C’77 Robert L. McNamara, C’77 J. William Murtha, C’77 Gino F. Peluso, C’77 Daniel P. Salandro, Jr., C’77 Jeffrey L. Samide, Ph.D., C’77 Dennis M. Seremet, C’77 Robert L. Simeone, C’77 Vincent S. Simmers, C’77 Andrew G. Stacklin, C’77 Michael J. Sweet, C’77 Alan J. Terputac, C’77 John K. Walsh, C’77 Francis E. Zadylak, C’77

1978 James M. Aber, Esq., C’78 Daniel W. Ausec, C’78 David L. Baughman, C’78 Richard G. Bell, C’78 Joseph L. Bergan, C’78 Michael J. Bucci, C’78 Guy J. Davis, C 78 David A. Dombrosky, C’78 Barry D. Groebel, C’78 Donald D. Himic, C’78 Joseph A. Hoffman, C’78 James G. Klocek, C’78 Richard Kund, Jr., C 78 J. Martin McMahon, C’78 Samuel F. Minnitte, Jr., C’78 Daniel T. Painter, C’78 Edward G. Redovan, M.D., C’78 Gary F. Regan, C’78 Paul R. Rennie, C’78 Mark Rossi, C’78 Joseph A. Rossowski, D.D.S., C’78 John E. Speidel, C’78 David J. Trentin, C’78 Phillip A. Trozzi, C’78 Richard W. Wilson, C’78 Very Rev. Kenneth G. Zaccagnini V.F., C’78 S’82

1979 David J. Baker, C’79 James G. Cannon III, C’79 Lawrence J. Caporale, C’79 John B. Conroy, J.D., C’79 David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., C’79 Kenneth H. Goff, C’79 Harold J. Gordon, C 79 Robert J. Grossman, C’79 Mark S. Kiselica, Ph.D., C’79 Fall 2012

Robert J. Manoli, O.D., C’79 Edward McCormick, C’79 Michael Miriello, C’79 Dennis P. Muir, C’79 Jay Paul Murray III, C’79 Scott N. Newton, C’79 Michael P. Ralph, C’79 Mark C. Simpson, C’79 Brian W. Sims, C’79 Frank T. Susko III, C’79 William M. Thomson, C’79 David T. Wiehagen, C’79 Daniel J. Yaniro, Jr., C’79 Michael J. Ziemianski, C’79

Michael J. Rubino, C’81 Gregory B. Rudolph, C’81 Timothy P. Ryan, C’81 Richard Skubak, C’81 Kenneth M. Sofranko, D.M.D., C’81 William R. Zammerilla, D.M.D., C’81 Joseph Zborovancik, C’81 Michael A. Zuzu, C’81


Patrick T. Brown, C’80 James M. Budd, O.D., C’80 Jeffrey A. Cavalancia, D.D.S., C 80 Robert J. Delach, C.P.A., C’80 George A. Fetkovich, C’80 Gary D. Giacobbi, C’80 Gregory A. Haines, D.O., C’80 Donald J. Jakubek, M.D., C’80 George F. Johnston, C’80 George S. Kedzuf, C’80 John J. Marcius, C’80 William E. McCowan, C’80 Joseph W. Mulcahy, M.D., C’80 Gregory J. Nedved, C’80 Frank A. Perriello, Sr., C’80 Aldo J. Prosperi, M.D., C’80 Joseph G. Sepesy, C’80 Brian K. Silowash, C’80 David M. Siwicki, M.D., C’80 Stephen J. Summers, Esq., C’80 Sgt. Brian D. Urik, C’80 Terrence C. Wright, Ph.D., C’80 Dale J. Yeckley, C’80

Anthony E. Anderson, C’82 Joseph C. Bartolacci, C’82 Thomas C. Burkley, D.M.D., C’82 Gregory J. Cain, C’82 John A. Carolla, C 82 Richard J. Caruso, C’82 Edward J. Cmar, C.P.A., C’82 James S. Culp, C’82 Richard J. Doerfler, D.M.D., C’82 James W. Downey, C’82 Michael J. Gans, D.M.D., C’82 Paul A. Hasson, C’82 Seymore T. Hays III, Ph.D., C’82 Michael L. Howe, C’82 Mark W. Julian, M.S., C’82 Thomas J. Kuss, C’82 Kenneth C. Lepidi, C’82 Gerald T. Loyacona, D.M.D., C’82 Edward D. Moeller, C’82 Ronald A. Monack, D.O., C’82 John C. Puccetti, C’82 Michael J. Spark, C 82 Daniel J. Thomas, C’82 David M. Vavra, C’82 Ronald E. Venzin, C’82 Richard J. Vernino, D.O., C’82 James T. Walsh, C’82 Roy M. Walters, C’82 Paul R. Whiteside, C’82



Rodger A. Abramovic, C’81 Mark A. Andrews, Ph.D., C’81 Walter T. Barton, C’81 Michael A. Costantino, C’81 Richard A. DiClaudio, C’81 Wallace Eng, C’81 Michael P. Felix, C’81 Kenneth M. Foster, C’81 Eric W. Gazica, D.M.D., C’81 Clifford A. Geary, C’81 John A. Konfala, C’81 Frank J. Kubus, Jr., C’81 Mark T. Latterner, C’81 Paul M. Lewandosky, D.C., C’81 David K. Mason, C’81 Gregory J. Maurer, C’81 Frank P. McGrogan III, M.D., C’81 Donald E. Miehls, C’81 Major Steven P. Pacini, (Ret.), C’81 Troy A. Prettiman, C 81 William J. Provance, D.O., C’81 William B. Rowe, III, C’81

Christopher B. Anderson, C’83 Charles O. Bauroth, C’83 Mark A. Delcoco, C’83 John H. Elder IV, C’83 William M. Fallon, C’83 David J. Federline, C’83 Daniel P. Flaherty, C’83 Salim Haidar, Ph.D., C 83 A. Michael Horoschak, C’83 David A. Jakubek, C’83 Joseph A. Kapelewski, C’83 Robert O. Kenney, C’83 Lt. Col. Jeffrey A. Koonz, C’83 David M. Kramer, C’83 John R. Magnier, M.Ed., C’83 Mark T. Marozza, C 83 Francis M. Mulcahy, Ph.D., C’83 Douglas E. Nieman, C’83 David J. Novak, Esq., C’83 Christopher A. Pepper, C’83 Jerome E. Phipps, C’83 James B. Pieffer, C’83


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Edward M. Rebitch, C’83 Joseph Rullo, C.P.A., C’83 Loretta E. Scalzitti, C’83 Matthew D. Schneider, C’83 John F. Staudt, C’83 Louis T. Steiner, C’83

Christopher A. Monzi, C’86 James D. Panigall, C’86 Gordon P. Schupp, C’86 Brooke W. Scott, C’86 Joseph W. Siko, Jr., D.P.M., C’86 Kenneth D. Stas, C’86



Enrico P. Campi, C’84 John J. DeSantis, C’84 Marc A. DiVittis, C’84 Michael T. Fagan, C 84 Christopher D. Fee, C’84 George A. Gbur, C’84 Thomas M. Gulibon, Jr., O.D, C’84 Brian C. Johnston, C’84 Michael E. Kennedy, C’84 Patrick M. Klocek, Jr., C’84 Kreig A. Lentz, C’84 William J. Mitchell, C’84 Michael H. Murray, C’84 Ronald J. Pangrazi, C’84 Timothy L. Pollak, C’84 Joseph A. Scarpo, Jr., C’84 Paul A. Seaman, C’84 Robert R. Stewart, C’84 Lawrence C. Sweeney, C’84 JoAnn M. (Adams) Szymkowiak, C’84 Mark A. Weis, C’84 Richard M. Celko, D.M.D., C’85 James M. DeLuca, C’85 Robert S. Erdely, C’85 Daniel J. Filson, C’85 Philip L. Freeman, Jr., C’85 Francis J. Hall, Jr., C’85 Brian T. Kegel, C’85 Susan M. Lester-Stocks, C’85 Douglas L. Olinger, C’85 James N. Priola, D.O., C 85 Leonard T. Rosky, Jr., C’86 Lt. Cmdr. Robert M. Roth, C’85 Kent D. Sternitzke, Ph.D., C 85 Keith P. Tempinski, C’85 Shari L. (LoFaso) Whitico, C’85 Rebecca A. (Harris) Wolinsky, C’85

Vincent D. Assetta, C’87 Donna M. (Mehall) Bates, C’87 Timothy J. Bates, C’87 Ruth E. (Shedwick) Bryant, V.M.D., C’87 Todd M. Bullock, C’87 Carla J. (Casteel) Burke, C’87 Alan W. Cipicchio, C’87 Donald G. DeCarlo, C’87 Beth A. (Rosensteel) Dixon, C’87 David G. Drummond, C’87 Col. Peter H. Guevara, D.M.D., C’87 Matthew W. Howard, C’87 Maggie C. (McGregor) Kaminski, C’87 Christopher S. Keiser, C’87 Andrea M. Kovalcin, C’87 Ruth A. (Pevarnik) Lawrence, C’87 Lisa C. (Will) McManus, Esq., C’87 Barry C. McNulty, M.D., C’87 Nicholas M. Melucci, C’87 Anthony W. Mucha, Jr., C’87 Frank S. Peagler, C’87 Mark A. Persin, D.O., C’87 Barbara J. Pezze, C’87 Cmdr. Michael E. Picio, M.D., C’87 Robert M. Pro, C’87 Paula J. (Friedrich) Resnak, C’87 Theresa J. (Soisson) Russo, Ph.D., C’87 Elizabeth F. (Hagg) Scott, C’87 David F. Skoloda, C’87 Ronald A. Stone, C’87 Rhonda M. (Yeaglin) Sulkosky, C’87 Joseph A. Thimons, Jr., M.D., C’87 Paul R. Towers, C’87 Mary E. (LaLonde) Wagner, C’87 Steven A. Warner, C 87 Gene F. Zurawsky, C’87




Michael P. Becker, C’86 Francis A. Brasile, C’86 Daniel J. Bricker, C’86 Dennis P. Calcutt, C’86 James E. Chlebowski, M.D., C’86 William A. Cline, D.O., C’86 Sean F. Ellermeyer, Ph.D., C’86 Louis A. Falbo, C’86 Douglas P. Huber, C’86 Kenneth E. Huggins, C’86 Patrick D. Kelly, C’86 Kevin P. Kramarski, C’86 Francis J. Lennon III, C’86 Michael J. Lucci, C’86 87

Gene M. Battistella, D.O., C’88 Jacqueline J. (Kloc) Beer, C’88 Sheri A. Binda, C’88 Beth A. (Hall) Bowersox, C 88 Janene L. Coleman, C’88 John R. Comunale, C’88 Janice M. (Petrunyak) DeFloria, C’88 Stephen F. Douds, C’88 Katie A. (Beer) Fisher, C’88 Nicholas P. Georges, C’88 Cheryl A. (McLaughlin) Harper, C’88 Harry J. Hilty, C’88 Gregory A. Jasper, C’88 Gretchen A. (Goldbach) Kandra, C’88 Fall 2012

M. Chris Lwowski, C’88 Patricia (Shearer) Mahlstedt, C’88 Joseph A. Martinelli, M.D., C’88 Natalie F. (Legin) Metz, C’88 Diane M. (Soltis) Milcheck, C’88 Jeffrey W. Miller, C’88 Philip J. Palko, C’88 Amy Panebianco, Esq., C’88 Kimberly R. Riggs Pelger, O.D., C’88 George A. Persin, D.O., C’88 Maria L. (Paul) Person, C’88 Thomas Pesi, C’88 Mark A. Pevarnik, C’88 Colleen C. Ruefle, C’88 Damien R. Wissolik, C’88

1989 Brian W. Connell, C 89 Michael J. Cremonese, C’89 James W. Etling, C’89 Edwin Figueroa, Jr., C’89 Lou Anne (Murtha) Gansor, C’89 Marianne K. (Schrift) Garlicki, C’89 Adrienne M. Geis, C’89 Loretta F. Janik, C’89 Michael L. Lwowski, C’89 Patrick J. Malley, C’89 Megan Sheehy Melucci, C’89 R. Mark Metz, C’89 Harry T. Murtha, Jr., C’89 Marcia L. Salandro, C’89 Edward C. Saliba, C’89 Dr. Anthony G. Shackelford, C 89 William C. Stewart, C’89 Lawrence L. Taylor, C’89 Mark Uebele, C’89 Andrew P. Vater, C’89 Gail T. (Schuler) Vater, C’89 Cheryl A. Walton-Pesi, C’89

1990 Edward R. Amend, Psy.D., C’90 John P. Beer, C’90 Celine R. (Haas) Brudnok, C’90 Lisa M. Gallippi, C’90 William A. Casey, C’90 Rodney L. Danielson, C’90 Sandra (Raneri) DeFrancesco, C 90 Jackie R. Dimun-Marchyshyn, J.D., C’90 Amelia L. (Horansky) Farkas, C’90 Eileen K. Flinn, Esq., C’90 Bernard A. Fontana, C’90 Paul J. Gadola, C’90 Michael J. Giunta, C’90 Vincent Grieco, C’90 Beth A. (Ferguson) John, C’90 Erin M. (Flavin) Klems, C’90 Michael E. Klems, C’90 Theodore J. Kravits, Jr., C’90 Erica A. (Wolfe) LeDonne, C’90 Lawrence H. Lee, M.D., C’90 Jeffrey A. Lloyd, C’90

Kandee S. (Baker) Lojas, C’90 Mark Girard McCague, C’90 Robert D. McGann, D.O., C’90 Walter J. Nalducci, Esq., C’90 Carissa L. Pitchok-Katz, M.D., C’90 Suzanne A. (Bastin) Shanower, Ph.D., C’90 Molly A. Robb Shimko, C’90

1991 Kathleen D. Bravin, C’91 Theresa M. (Urdzik) Delenne, C’91 Kristin M. (Konieczny) Fontana, C’91 Lisa M. Frye, C’91 Kathryn L. (Turoczy) Galbraith, M.D.C’91 Frank A. Gamrat, Ph.D., C’91 Robert H. Gerger, D.O., C’91 Paul Homick, C’91 S’02 Catherine A. (Coulehan) Keiser, C’91 Lori A. (Fischer) Kenna, C’91 Dena D. (Dennler) Koenig, C’91 Susan M. (Szczublewski) Kozy, C’91 Amy L. (Paluselli) Lipscomb, C’91 Jill A. (Bates) Lisankis, C’91 Carleen M. (Long) McGann, C’91 Dr. Melissa L. McLane, C’91 Dana M. (Wuenschel) Olup, R.N., C’91 Brigitte M. (Lynn) Pankey, C’91 Gregory F. Pellathy, C’91 Marianne J. (Gillott) Pouliot, C’91 Roland J. Pouliot, C’91 David A. Raho, Esq., C’91

1992 Kimberely A. (Forester) Badman, C’92 Richard J. Coldren, C’92 Jennifer A. (Lamp) DelSignore, C’92 Vincent P. DelSignore, C’92 Lee R. Demosky, C’92 Tracy L. (Bradley) Desjardins, C’92 Chris W. Emert, C’92 Eileen A. (Rossi) Ference, C’92 Charles W. Gabos III, C’92 Gretchen E. (Gardner) Gabos, C’92 Kimberly A. (Friday) Isaly, C’92 Patricia L. Kowatch, C’92 Michael J. Kozy, Jr., C’92 Vincent S. Lackl, C’92 Christine R. (Velky) Rechenberg, C’92 Karen S. (Kessler) Rechenberg, C’92 Richard N. Rechenberg, C’92 Beth McDowell Reizer, D.C., C’92 Anthony K. Scanga, C’92 Julieann (Claybaugh) Selep, C’92 Leslie A. (Smetanka) Steratore, C’92 Lisa M. Stilwell, C’92 William J. Switala, Jr., C’92 Lisa M. (Masella) Stilwell, C’92 Lisa M. (Dean) Sydeski, C’92 Sean E. Vereb, C’92

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1993 Linda M. (Iagnemma) Akins, C’93 Kelly J. (Ehrensberger) Breindel, C’93 Angela M. (Peskie) Coldren, C’93 Mary Ann (McFeaters) Coulston, C’93 Molly M. (Sheehy) Creenan, C’93 Allen A. Dzambo, Jr. D.P.M., C’93 John S. Ference, C’93 Kevin S. Gill, C’93 Jeffrey A. Giordan, C’93 Monica A. (Gallagher) Gramlich, C’93 Dolores K. Heinnickel, C’93 Lisa A. Jobe, C’93 Warner O. Johnson, Jr., C’93 Denise M. (Danko) Lloyd, C’93 Sandra D. Petkus, C’93 Marlene E. (Beeler) Phillips, C’93 Kevin A. Rechenberg, C’93 Michael E. Rhodes, Ph.D., C’93 Michelle Williams Ritchie, C’93 Mark G. Rivardo, Ph.D., C’93 Katherine E. (Conroy) Scanga, C’93 Frank J. Steratore, C’93 Lori L. Trautwine, C’93

1994 Erik J. Agostoni, C.P.A., C’94 William A. Barnes, C’94 Kimberly M. Colonna, Esq., C’94 Mary Megan (Certo) Edwards, C’94 Barbara E. (Erny) Elkin, C’94 Trina M. (Leonard) Gill, C’94 Romi R. (Ruffner) Green, C’94 Thomas A. Harden, C’94 James K. Hyde III, C’94 Cheryl A. (Gerboc) Kirkland, C’94 David M. Kirkland, C’94 Gina M. (Giaccobi) Kovatch, C’94 Anne Holly (McShane) Neely Audrey A. (Martin) Pomponio, C’94 Lee Ann (Kosakowski) Rhodes, C’94 Jeffrey L. Rostand, C’94 Jason W. Sikora, C’94 Jenifer L. Temofonte, C’94 David A. Volpe, C’94 Beth M. (Pantuso) Williams, M.D., C’94 Stacey G. (Franklin) Winfield, C’94 L. Michael Yandura, C’94

1995 Joseph A. Altier, D.C., C’95 Kim R. (Doverspike) Avolio, D.O., C’95 Thomas P. Britt, C’95 Leigh S. Bryan-Taylor, C’95 Sara C. (Collins) Carlson, C’95 Kelly L. Conroy, C’95 Kathleen A. Cullen, C’95 Joan Aungier Davis, C’95 Jerry Dean, C 95 Aileen T. Ferraro, C’95 Jason E. Hendricks, C’95 Patricia L. Henry, C’95 88

Patricia A. (Luffey) Hyde, C’95 Christine A. Kitz, C’95 Joseph C. Maddalon, C’95 Christian D. Marquis, C’95 Gabriel B. Pellathy, Esq., C’95 Rose M. Prutz, C’95 Jennifer M. Shushnar, C’95 John F. Straub, C’95 Gail P. Uliano, C’95 Timothy J. Wesolowski, C’95 Carla L. (Burkhart) Zema, Ph,D., C’95 Timothy D. Zema, C’95

1996 Natalie M. (Cajka) Cale, C’96 Matthew C. Collard, C’96 Christie L. (Katana) Collins, C’96 Lorel A. (Cerutti) Eckert, C’96 Bryan J. Funari, M.D., C’96 James M. Kelly, C’96 Stacy L. Knepshield, C’96 Martin R. Kohler, C’96 Theresa M. (Cesnalis) Kohler, C’96 Mark Daniel Lenart, C’96 Kristi L. Lengyel, C’96 MaryBeth (Neal) Maddalon, C’96 Christopher F. Miller, Ph.D., C’96 Carrie L. Morgan-Davis, C’96 Christopher M. Morrell, C’96 Brian W. Switala, C’96 G’04 Michael A. Walsh, C’96 James W. Walters, C’96 Janice G. (Guzik) Wasson, C’96 Kerry A. Will, C’96 Roger R. Wilson, C’96 Barbara J. Wissolik, C’96

1997 Scott E. Avolio, Esq., C’97 Kelly Sheehy DeGroot, C’97 Jaime M. (Kochis) Dengel, C’97 Chad B. Donovan, C’97 Aaron L. Ehrensberger, C’97 Jodi L. (Cassidy) Ehrensberger, C’97 Frances V. Gamble, C’97 Jean Styer Goley, C’97 Amy L. (Johnson) Gourley, C’97 W. Scott Grove, C’97 Eric D. Hoffman, Esq., C’97 Chris A. Maus, C’97 Mark J. Ramos, M.D., C’97 Ruth Anne F. (McVay) Straub, C’97 Christine B. Sundry, C’97 Nicole L. Temofonte, D.O., C’97 Renee P. (Pirain) Vasilko, C’97 Katrina A. (Barnes) Vidnovic, C’97

1998 Christy L. (Beckwith) Chicklo, C’98 Mark P. Collard, C’98 J. Eric Deal, C’98 Chad K. Fularz, C’98 Michael C. Gerdich, C’98 Fall 2012

Ann M. Giacobbi, C.P.A., C.I.A., C’98 Cathy (Hess) Grove, C’98 William M. Hald, C’98 Heather L. (Fields) Hall, C’98 Kenneth R. Hemminger, C’98 Edward R. Howe, C’98 Luke A. Latimer, C’98 Jeannine M. (Tibus) Lenart, C’98 Herman R. Marini III, C’98 Dianne R. (Milanovich) McDonald, C’98 Patrick T. McManus, C’98 Dannielle R. Midkiff, C’98 George M. Safin, C’98 G’07 Justin J. Stevenson, C’98 Sarah M. (Meny) Switala, C’98 Alain M. Toret, C’98 Patricia J. (Malingowski) VanDeusen, C’98 Dr. Reed W. VanDeusen, C’98 Theodore Vidnovic III, Ph.D., C’98

Christina L. (Brouwer) Walters, C’98 Neal J. Zuzik, C’98

1999 Katherine P. (Biciolis) Berquist, Esq., C’99 Amy R. Camp, C’99 MaryAnn Cherubini, C’99 Cecilia R. Dickson, Esq., C’99 Christopher J. Fabian, C’99 Gregory T. Funka, C’99 Heather L. (Parker) Funka, C’99 Julie A. (Merryman) Gerlach, C’99 Michael P. Hall, C’99 Beth A. (Vaslavsky) Howe, C’99 Molly A. (Nicholls) Kelsey, C’99 Sarah L. (Specht) Kinneer, C’99 Anthony T. Kovalchick, C’99 Daniel W. Kunz, Esquire, C’99 Elizabeth A. (Kovach) Kunz, C’99 Gennaro A. Marsico, JD, CFP, C’99 Dora M. McFadden, C’99

Troy A. Ovitsky, C’99 Douglas J. Sheffler, C’99 Toni A. Termin, C’99 Jennifer A. (Fazio) Trigona, C’99 Shawn P. Wood, C’99

2000 Ryan J. Beiser, C’00 Cara M. (Gigliotti) Biskup, C’00 Jaime L. Crawford, C’00 Alicia K. Haas, C’00 Lynnann R. (Bash) Hald, C’00 Autumn L. Hill, C’00 Charles M. Holland, C’00 Susan M. Kish, C’00 Anthony R. Marciano, C’00 Karina L. (Hilty) Marciano, C’00 Lara L. (Zadzilko) Mercolini, C’00 Michael A. Mercolini, C’00 Jennifer A. Miele, C’00 Dana A. Newlin, C’00 Lisa L. Poole, C’00

Jennifer M. (Hull) Shevchuk, C’00 Kevin T. Susko, C’00 Shannon M. (Reinstadtler) Toret, C’00 Matthew D. Trigona, C’00 Adam M. Wuenschel, C’00

2001 Alicia M. Barnes, C’01 Gretchen M. Dickson, M.D., M.B.A., C’01 Philip S. Graziano, C’01 Laura C. Harper, C’01 Jason J. Herrod, C’01 G’05 Matthew H. Kelly, C’01 Douglas A. Kovach, C’01 Rachel L. Krasnevich, C’01 Eva M. (Novak) Kunkel, C’01 Nicholas J. Litz, C’01 Beth Troy Marsico, D.M.D., M.S., C’01 Stacey L. Rabatin, C’01 Kathleen Mary Schreck, Ph.D., C’01 John Urban, C’01

GOLD—Graduates of the Last Decade With collegiate experiences still fresh in their minds, the Graduates of the Last Decade help to ensure that future students will have an opportunity to build their own Saint Vincent memories through their contributions.

2002 Jamie S. Bielecki-Quinn, C’02 Marc E. Bilinski, C’02 Keith P. Biskup, C’02 Sean Burke, Esq., C’02 Carolyn C. Frye, C’02 Mary Ann Giacobbi, C’02 Susan J. (Brentzel) Hensler, C’02 Jennifer M. Nolan, C’02 Ann Smith Roda, C’02 Christopher M. Ryan, C’02 Renee Marie (Dolan) Ryan, C’02 Robert Tierney, C’02 Stephanie N. Traeger, C’02

2003 William J. Berish, Jr., C’03 Julia A. Cavallo, C’03 Erica M. (Hogan) Gaster, C’03 Hans Ijzerman, C’03 Justyn M. Rizzardi, C’03 Lucia Irene Soltis, M.D., C’03 Michelle (Rauterkus) Warren, C’03 Paul Francis Whiteside, M.D., C’03

2004 David Vincent Braum, Jr., D.O., C’04 Scott Cherry, C’04 Bryan Regis Crable, C’04 Daniel Joseph Furman, C’04 Jason Michael Huether, C’04 G’08 Dr. George Adam Jakubek, C’04 Kenneth J. Kerchenske, C’04 Amanda L.(Doman) Lucchino, C’04

Michael E. Neal, C’04 Amanda M. Newcomer, C’04 Matthew Sberna, C’04 Justin M. Skwara, C’04 Jason Michael Winters, C’04

2005 Alison Barberic, C’05 Daniel J. Bartosh, C’05 Timothy J. Black, C’05 Stephen M. Crevak, C’05 Matthew Davis, C’05 Amanda L. (Rubis) Dongilli, C’05 Erin Matthew Fassinger, C’05 Alex E. Hindman, C’05 Matthew P. Kopchick, C’05 G’07 Stephen J. Kovalchick, C’05 Joshua T. Morrow, C’05 Nicole R. Payne, C’05 Dr. Joy C. Tomko, C’05 Emily A. Uhrin, C’05 Brian C. White, C’05

2006 Sarah K. (Johnston) Barnett, C’06 Luke J. Collard, C’06 Beth A. (Floro) Conway, C’06 Michael J. Crane, C’06 Jamie E. Dunlap, DPT, C’06 Elizabeth A. Ferris, C’06 Matthew J. Fox, C’06 Patrick B. Hauser, C’06 Stacy J. (Eddleton) Hayes, C’06 Derek L. Hohn, C’06 Mary Beth (Burlage) Kohler, C’06

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2007 Laura M. (Fedor) Baker, C’07 Megan M. Conti, C’07 Aaron L. Conway, C’07 Kimberly Stevens Feigel, C’07 Brandon James Fisher, C’07 Janice M. (Byrne) Fox, C’07 Jacob F. Hoone, C’07 Jennifer M. (Bartos) Hoyman, C’07 Zachary P. Lukon, C’07 Amy Kronenwetter Mannerino, C’07 Nicholas A. Mannerino, C’07 G’08 Dr. Bethany B. (Evans) Pajak, C’07 Dr. Thaddeus M. Pajak, C’07 Jason N. Seidling, C’07 Nathan R. Sylvester, C’07 Aliesha M. (Pocratsky) Walz, C’07 Shanon J. (Bridge) Wilson, C’07 Edward A. Wodarczyk III, C’07

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2009 Ashley E. Adams, C’09 Shane J. Anderton, C’09 Charles W. Arbore, C’09 Renee A. Ayoub, C’09 Kelly F. Boland, C’09 John S. Bozek, C’09 Kristen L. Chamberlain, C’09 Gregory D. Chinchilla, C’09 Corey P. Churilla, C’09 Eric J. Clouse, C’09 Amanda M. Como, C’09 Fall 2012

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2010 Cassandra M. Alberding, C’10 Michael A. Arabia, C’10 Jason J. Brinker, C’10 Joshua E. Brown, C’10 Tausha W. (Varner) Clark, C’10 Theresa E. Downey, C’10 Ian M. Dunlap, C’10 Natalie E. Gentile, C’10 Kristen M. Graham, C’10 Paul M. Heinmuller, C’10 Rebecca D. Hoffer, C’10 Ryan P. Kilmer, C’10

Timothy J. Legath, C’10 Katherine E. Macioce, C’10 Patricia Maggio, C’10 Nicole M. Matich, C’10 Andrew J. McClaine, C’10 Marjorie E.L. Merod, C’10 George C. Miller, C’10 Cherie A. Moats, C’10 Jess R. Montler, C’10 Matthew P. Mornak, C’10 Edward M. Moss, C’10 Brittany M. Mowry, C’10 Justin J. Pacini, C’10 Amy R. Platt, C’10 Stanley E. Pricener, C’10 Ashleigh Yuska Riehl, C’10 David W. Riehl, C’10 Kaitlyn P. Roos, C’10 Carl A. Rovnak, C’10 Anthony J. Sacco, C’10 Shane D. Simmons, C’10 Daniel J. Slough, C 10 Mackenzie C. Smith, C’10 Stephanie L. Smola, C’10 Michael L. West, C’10 Robert E. Wolff, C’10 Michael W. Wong, C’10 Joshua M. Woods, C’10

2011 Brittany Billow, C’11 Kristin L. Bronkar, C’11 Marissa A. Brush, C’11 Jeffrey A. Bugajski, C’11 Brendan J. Cannon, C’11 Matthew L. Collins, C’11 James R. Creese, C’11 Alexis D. Davis, C’11 Christine Deely, C’11 Emerson W. Duym, C’11 Patrick J. Egan, C’11 Gabrielle N. Genovese, C’11 Sarah Gower Gilbert, C’11 Natalie A. Giles, C’11 Mathew H. Hagg, C’11 Michael V. Hannon, C’11

Amanda Hess, C’11 Christopher Hilling, C’11 Adam Hodnichak, C’11 Ryan M. Hrobak, C’11 Jillian D. Janflone, C’11 Ryan J. Kearney, C’11 Megan A. Kiebler, C’11 Deanna Klick, C’11 Alex M. Lardin, C’11 Teresa M. Lebair, C’11 Ashley M. Lemming, C’11 Gordon J. Lloyd, C’11 Maureen E. Marko, C’11 Scott A. Miller, C’11 Robert Minjock, C’11 Joseph D. Molinaro, C’11 Kevin R. Murray, C’11 Joseph M. Mylant, C’11 Daniel A. Niemiec, C’11 Meghan M. Reiser, C’11 Joshua J. Reisz, C’11 Brian P. Rodgers, C’11 Daniel M. Rubino, C’11 Michael J. Senuta, C’11 Amanda J. Skwara, C’11 Michael A. Stevens, C’11 Joseph R. Strickland, C’11 Daniel Swartz, C’11 Adam M. Tucek, C’11 Nicole E. Vallano, C’11 Jason G. Washington, C’11 J. Clark Williams, C’11 James R. Wojtila, C’11 Lawrance W. Yafchak, C’11

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PARENTS and FRIENDS Support from the parents of current students and alumni, and friends of the College is an indication of their satisfaction with the Saint Vincent experience, helps to continue College programs for future generations, and provides support for the many cultural and outreach programs that benefit all in the community. Nancy B. Adkins Richard and Chris Agagliati Bill and Mary Alberding Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Alexander John E. Allen Diane Allsworth David and Kathleen Amond The Honorable Charles W. and Nancy P. Anderson Linda Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Walter R. Andrzejewski Edward C. Angelilli Anonymous Glenn and Emily Anstead Emmanuel and Sue Ellen Answine Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Apodaca, Sr. John Aponasewicz Jerome and Joan Apt Michael Arenth Mr. and Mrs. Larry V. Armstrong David Arnold Dr. George and Linda Austin Barbara L. Bacha Kathleen A. Bacha Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bachtel Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Baczek Allen and Sandra Baker Edward and Denise Baker Mr. and Mrs. James Baker Mike and Anna Balistreri Renee Barkley Lawrence and Mary Kathleen Barkowski Tracy Barnes Louise C. Barnhart Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barnhart Mr. and Mrs. Erik Barr Timothy and Robin Barrett Robert F. Barry Elizabeth M. Bartel K.L. Bartel Carol Bartlett Clifford and Karen Baseler Chris and Karen Bassich Lawrence and Carol Bates Michelle Battistella Mark Bauer Cynthia Bazar Benno and Karen Bearer Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Bearer Mr. and Mrs. John Beaty David and Dianne Beck Gretta Beck Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Behr Catherine Belcher Rebecca S. Bell John Bellotti

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Margaret Ann Myers David and Mary Myers Neal Myers Becky L. Mylant Donald and Jennifer Nadzadi Mark and Laura Nalevanko Charles and Jami Nanassy Patricia L. Nandor Dean and June Neiman Winifred Neisser Camille Nemanic James and Dorothy Nicholas Timothy and Katharine Noonan Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Norman Adelaide Novak John and Barbara Novosel Edward S. Nowicki Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Ochocki Mr. and Mrs. James P. O’Connor James and Chris Okonak Patricia Olmer Walter Olshanski Catherine Olson Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Olszewski Doug and Susan Orischak Joan Orlando David and Carolyn Orslene Rev. Dr. Peter Ostrander Mr. and Mrs. William Ouchis Wylie and Marilyn Overly Julie A. Paden Patricia Paden Stephen and Cheryl Pagano Thaddeus and Patricia Pajak Katherine Palazzolo James and Deanna Palermo Karen Pallitto Arnold D. Palmer, L.H.D., D’96 Carol Palmer Kathleen Pantalone Dr. John and Dorris Parker Frank Parry, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald F. Pastor Dave and Colleen Paszko Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Pater Mr. and Mrs. Dan Patsch Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Patterson Eileen Paul Josephine A. Pavlock Richard and Tammy Pazer Anne Marie Peagler Jim and Marlene Pearce Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Pellathy Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Pena Ronald and Pamela Ann Penkala Jan Stephen and Donna L. Perkins Mr. and Mrs. Fred Persi Mr. and Mrs. John Peskie Agnes C. Peters Catherine M. Peters Tim and Linda Petrilla Kenneth and Sherin A. Petris

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Edith B. Petrocelli John and Bethann Petrovich Dana Petruska Bernadette Pevarnik Louis I. Pevarnik, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Pevarnik, Sr. C. Edward Pfeifer Paul and Melodie Phillips Michael Philopena Laura J. Phipps Nita Pierre James and Ann Pitassi Stanley R. Pittler, D.M.D. John and Lou Ann Pividori Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Plaza Cathy Plesha Suzanne M. Plesha Carol Podnar David Pogue Kevin and MaryBeth Polinsky Dennis and Sally Kinner Poore Edwin J. Popelas Edward and Lisa Poponick Frederick and Rebecca Portier Bernard and Connie Porzucek Thomas and Lavonne Posival Mr. and Mrs. James Potopa Mr. and Mrs. James Potter Regina Powell Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Powers Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Praksti Jim and Myra Pratt Nancy Premoshis Paul Prichard Dorothy Pritts Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Purdy Richard and Lora Puskar Stanley and Avis Pytlak JoAnn H. and Charles J. Queenan, Jr. Annette E. Quinlisk W. J. Rabatin Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Racculia Richard and Robin Radicic Jennifer Radosevic Mr. and Mrs. Stephen C. Rafferty Andrea F. Raho Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Rajchel Sharon M. Ramirez Debra L. Ramsay Richard and Joyce Rapsinski Joseph Raschak Noreen Re Candice K Rebovich Thomas and Patricia Reddington James and Candy Regola Richard and Susan Reilly Patricia M. Repucci Elizabeth Resnik Julia C. Revitsky Byron Reynolds Rebecca Richard Mr. and Mrs. Edward Richardson


Terrence L. Riddle Andrea Ridilla Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas R. Riehl Judy Riepl Mr. and Mrs. Donald Rivardo Mr. and Mrs. David A. Robbins Roger Roble William and Mary Robson James and Yvonne Rocco Charlotte Roche David M. Roderick Patrick and Helen Rodgers Mr. and Mrs. Allison Roesch Dr. Joanne Byrd Rogers James and Sharon Rohr Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Rohrback Vaughn and Marilyn Romell James and Kathleen Roos Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Rosensteel Michael and Kathy Roslonski Lawrence and Kimberly Ross Raymond H. Ross Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rossi Robert and Alina Rouch Thomas and Donna Rozanski Rudy and Patti Rudolf Mr. and Mrs. Eric Ruffner Katharine Ruffner William Rummell Michael and Amy Rupprecht Paul Rupprecht Edward A. Rusbosin Stephen and Joan Rutledge Kathleen A. Ryan Margaret Ryan Valerie J. Ryder Shaun Rymer Anthony and Wilma Sacco Deborah Saito Joette M. Salandro Judith A. Saloum Norma Samide Dr. and Mrs. Brian Samoriski Mary Beth Sandala-Walsh T. Irene Sanders Gregg and Vinette A Sandor David B. Sargoy Edith Sarneso Dr. Ray and Kathleen Sarver Brian and Monica Sauk Mr. and Mrs. Wilson G. Saul, III Ralph and Donna Scalise Mr. and Mrs. Carl A. Scanga Dr. and Mrs. William O. Scheeren David and Mary Scherer William Schlachter Paul and Chris Schlieper Jim and Twila Schmidt Theresa Schmittlein Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schneider E. B. Schneider Ann Schreck

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Dr. D. James and Ann Schreck Mr. and Mrs. Brian Schreibeis John and Maureen A. Schroeck Kenneth and Gail Schweinsburg Perry Schweiss Brian and Victoria Scott Dr. Rodger and Beth Searfoss Jospeh and Kathleen Sebrosky Steven Secco Jorge Sed Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sedlock Robert F. Seiler Michael and Rosemary Self Mr. and Mrs. Julian J. Senko Dr. Nicholas and Mary Senuta Dr. Tracey Sepesy Michael A. Serago George Shaner Mabel Jeanette Shaner Mr. and Mrs. James Shantz Timothy Ramona Sharkey Gary F. Sharlock William and Beth Shaughnessy John and Kathleen Shearer Joseph D. Shearer Joseph H. and Phyllis Shearer Madelon Sheedy Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Sheehy Joe S. Sheetz Philip and Loretta Shelapinsky Carl O. Shelton, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. John Sherid Steven and Karalea Sherman Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sherry Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Shick Jeffrey D. Shick Jim Shields Roy and Mary Shields Kenneth A. Shimko Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Shore Edward and Diana Shrift Kenneth and Kathleen Shrontz Todd and Anna Shumaker Gary Sieber Mark and Mary Beth Sieg Robert and Debra Simeone Vincent and Rosemary Simmers Juliet Simonds James and Amy Singer Tracey Sipes Ernie Sistek Christopher P. Skatell Norma Skillings Ronald and Patricia Skonezny Patricia Slack Patrick J. Slaney Margi Slavonia Josephine M. Smart Marjorie A. Smego Joseph and Cindy Smetanka David and Kelly Smith Lori M. Smith

Mark and Marce Smith Martin and Karen Smith Nancy J. Smith Dr. Patrick and Georgia Smith Patrick and Diana Smith Paula Smith Patricia Smiy Paul and Anne Smiy Presley Smolter Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smrekar Thomas R. Sniezek Dr. Whitney and Susan Snowman Donald and Mary Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Snyder William and Caroline Sobolak Diane G. Sobota Jeff and Lisa Soles Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Solomon Christopher and Janine Solomond Robert and Leslie Somers LaVerne Sopko Toy Sopko-Kildow Jerome and Judy Spallino Mr. and Mrs. Luke D. Spaseff Philip Spaseff Susan M. Spaseff Carol B. Spellman Joseph and Ada Spelz Mary Ann Spino Carmen P. Sporio Charles Sprinkle Betsy A. Squires Janet Staab Mrs. Robert N. Stack David and Linda Stadelman Dr. Robert and Dottie Staffen Jess and Joan Stairs Jerry and Marilyn Stalnaker Mr. and Mrs. Norman Stear Dorothy E. Steel Louis and Barbara Steiner Patricia W. Steinhagen William and Danielle Stephenson Edwin and Jeananne Stevens Mr. and Mrs. Earl C. Stevenson, Jr. George J. Stewart Rick and Pam Stiffey Joanna Stillwagon Gregory and Karen Stock Cedric and Sarabeth Stopansky Dr. Christopher Strasser Wilma H. Strawberry Mr. and Mrs. Roland P. Strehlow Kevin and Cindy Strelick Mr. and Mrs. Carl Striner Barbra Jo Stringa Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Strittmatter J. Eric and Jennifer Stroka Mr. and Mrs. William A. Struble Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sturnick Mr. and Mrs. Jim Suitor Jerry and Anna Suman

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Betty Sundry Christopher and Sonya Sutton Pam Swent Mr. and Mrs. Edward Swink Regis J. Synan Tibor and Kathryn Szivos Timothy and ColleenTackett Vaughn and Michelle Tantlinger Mary A. Tarka Nancy A. Tarsi Irene S. Taylor Jack A. Taylor, Jr. Parbatie Taylor Robert C Taylor James M. Teta Tim and Terri Teynor Dr. Michel P. Therrien Matthew and Cathy Thomas Tone Thyne James and Renee Tittinger Robert and Ramona L. Tokach Mr. and Mrs. Louis R. Tovey Rev. Gerard A. Trancone Ronald and Penny Tranquilla Lawrence S. Trasky Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Trentin Valarie J. Trimarchi Mary Lee Tripoli Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Troy John and Tracy Trulick Thomas and Eleanor Trumbetta Barry and Tedi Tufano John and Priscilla Turcik Andrew B. Turner, Ph.D. Virginia Tuscano Frances Urban Mr. and Mrs. George B. Vadas Virginia Vahaly Ruthann Valentine Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Vallozzi Dr. Judy Ann Valyo Jerry VanDevere James Varsel Shirley Varsel William and Tracey Vawter Mr. and Mrs. Tito Vazquez James J. Vegh Raymond and Jacqualine Venzin Ann Vergari Mr. and Mrs. Robert Very Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Vescovi Robert and Flor Vescovi Karen B. Via Patrick and Carol Vigna David and Wendy Vincent Joel and Mary Frances Waite Benjamin Wagner Richard Wajdic Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walck Mr. and Mrs. Stephen M. Waldow Daniel W. Waligura Richard and Mary Wallace


Arthur and Ann Walsh James and Mary Walsh John and Marcia Walsh Ronald E. Walter John and Virginia Walter Kimberly McKown Walters Wade and Karen Walters John and Virginia Wandrisco Joseph and Dorothy Wasko Gay G. Wasserman Matthew and Melinda Waterbury Donna Wateska Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Watkins Ann B. Watson James and Dawn Waver Mr. and Mrs. John R. Weber Phil and Marianne Weihl Nancy Weir Alan and Karen Wells Douglas and Cheryl Wells Jane Werner Jeffrey and Marjorie Wertz Earl R. Westerlund Ronald C. Whigham Carol L. Wick Mark and Clare Wieber Pat and Robert C. Wilburn, Ph.D. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Wilcox, Jr. Wayne and Suzanne Wilkinson Dan W. Williams Walter and Laura Williams Mr. and Mrs. Mark Williams Richard and Christine Williams Mr. and Mrs. Ted Williams John and Margaret Wilson Basil and Marlene Wilson Paul and Constance Winkler Mr. and Mrs. Alfred W. Wishart, Jr. Sandra Woitkowiak Alan and Maria Wolfe Robert and Tamara Wolff Mara Lee Wolfgang Sidney Wolfson Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Woodman Robert and Eva Jane Woodruff Glenna Wyant Larry and Victoria Yafchak Kyeongra Yang Mr. and Mrs. Gene R. Yanity William and Laura Yant Dan and Kathryn Yates Wade and Clare Young Matthew and Wendy Zamosky Florence Zeve Jane Zitterbart Charles and Eileen Zlockie Susan Zollinger Mr. and Mrs. John Zoppetti Rob and Lisa Zupanovich Daniel and Terri Ann Zuraw Gene and Karen Zurawsky Catherine Zurick Samuel Zyroll Fall 2012

FACULTY, ADMINISTRATORS AND STAFF The employees of Saint Vincent are dedicated to the mission of the College and to serving students. Their financial contributions are a visible indication of their belief in the mission and their support for the future of the College. Mark Abramovic Bruce A. Antkowiak, C’74 Mary Alice Armour John Aupperle, Ph.D. Kimberly F. Baker, Ph.D. Alicia Barnes, C’01 William A. Barnes, C’94 Timothy J. Bates, C’87 Courtney Baum Robert Baum James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 Benedictine Monks of Saint Vincent Archabbey Doreen M. Blandino, Ph.D. Marsha Brasile Monika J. Brezinski Celine R. (Haas) Brudnok, C’90 Dolly Cain Enrico P. Campi, C’84 Rita Catalano Julia A. Cavallo, C’03 Donald Clark Robert Clouse Bernard T. Colbert Bret Colbert Mary L. Collins J. Patrick Conroy, C’64 Melissa A. Cook, Ph.D. Joan Aungier Davis, C’95 Lee R. Demosky, C’92 Robert J. DePasquale, Ph.D., C’75 Elizabeth A. DiGiustino J. Scott Dowler Dianne Dunlap

Ian M. Dunlap Mary Ann Dunlap, C’12 Clydene M. Duran Dawn M. Edmiston, Ph.D. Stephanie Fago Gretchen Flock Paul S. Follansbee, Ph.D. Christine L. Foschia Janice M. (Byrne) Fox, C’07 Sean M. Fox, C’09 Sandra Frye Suzanne Galando Michael C. Gerdich, C’98 Dolores Ghiardi Dennis S. Gilbert Marvin D. Glover Margaret Glover Steven J. Gravelle, Ph.D. Romi R. (Ruffner) Green, C’94 Mary Ann Hamilton Thomas P. Harbert Catherine J. Heacox Denise A. Hegemann Lawrence D. Hendrick Andrew Herr, Ph.D. Charles M. Holland, C’00 Thomas C. Holowaty Kim Houck Susan M. Hozak Mark Hozak Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68 Stephen M. Jodis, Ph.D. Barbara A. Joyce Alice Joy Kaylor

Donna A. Kean, G’06 James S. Kellam, Ph.D. Timothy I. Kelly, Ph.D. Dr. Gloria Kerr Jason E. King, Ph.D. Kelly King Maxwell King Kimberly Kissell Jennifer L. Koehl, Ph.D. Phyllis A. Kosczuk Dr. Michael Krom Joanne B. Krynicky Eva M. (Novak) Kunkel, C’01 James H. Kunkel Lynn Laughner Gene Leonard, Ph.D. Steven R. Leuschel, C’08 Rodger B. Lewis, C’75 Judy Maher Tammy Marsh Christopher McMahon, Ph.D. Jennifer A. Miele Jennie Miller Linda Morlacci Sue Ann Murphy Karen Struble Myers James M. Novak, C’73 Edward G. Nemanic, Jr. Michele A. Nincke James M. Novak Ramie Ortiz Patricia L. Owens Linda Painter Gabriel S. Pellathy, Ph.D.

Ana Lucia M. Pereira, S’92 Jack Perry, C’72 Lisa L. Poole, C’00 Lisa A. Poponick Gary M. Quinlivan, Ph.D. Sandra Quinlivan Colleen Reilly Michael E. Rhodes, Ph.D., C’93 Carol Riddle Mark G. Rivardo, Ph.D., C’93 Joan Roach Beth Roble Lee Ann Ross Nancy A. Rottler The Honorable Rick Saccone George T. Santucci Maria J. Schifano John J. Sharbaugh John J. Smetanka, Ph.D. Steven E. Snider Jillian M. (Bush) Stuchlik, C’09 Christine B. Sundry, C’97 Dennis Thimons Emily A. Uhrin Daniel Vanden Berk, Ph.D. Marlo Verrilla Susan K. Walker, Ph.D. James W. Walters, C’96 Richard G. Watson, Ph.D., C’68 Donna M. Werner Paul R. Whiteside, C’82 Roger R. Wilson, C’96 Richard D. Wissolik, Ph.D. Carla L. Zema, Ph.D.C’95

SUPPORT TO SAINT VINCENT COLLEGE WAS PROVIDED BY THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES, FOUNDATIONS, ORGANIZATIONS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, AND MATCHING FUNDS 3M Acme Plastic Enterprises Aequus Institute Age Craft Manufacturing Company Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. Alabama Counseling and Testing Services Alarmax Distributing Inc. The George I. Alden Trust All Saints Catholic Church Allentown Valve & Fitting Company American Electric Power Service American Steel Service Co. America’s Future Foundation Americas’ SAP Users’ Group The Andy Warhol Museum Anonymous (3) Apex Foundation Apollo Design Group Ashburn Inspections

AT&T AT&T United Way Employee Giving Campaign Scott Edward Avolio, Esquire Bank of America Merrill Lynch The Bank of New York Mellon Alicia Baum, MD FAAD Bechtel Engineering Corporation Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh Benedictine Society of Westmoreland County Mr. and Mrs. George P. Birdsong Joseph E. Biss, CPA BMG Home Improvements, LLC B&N Distributing BNY Mellon Community Partnership The BOC Group Inc. Bononi & Company, P.C. The Bouchat Agency, Inc. Bradford Foundation

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Brannon Consulting, Inc. Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Inc. Bruner Insurance Agency Buchanan Ingersoll& Rooney PC The Cahouet Family Foundation Caleb Health Advisors LLC Caporella’s Bella Cucina Margaret A. Cargill Foundation Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Carnegie Strategic Design Engineers, LLC Caroselli, Beachler, McTiernan & Conboy, LLC The Annie E. Casey Foundation Jeffrey A. Cavalancia, D.D.S., M.S.D. C.B. Anderson and Associates C.D. Spangler Foundation, Inc. CentiMark Foundation Century Sports Inc. Charleroi Federal Savings Bank 96

Cherry Creek Golf Club Cherry Family Foundation ChevronTexaco Chiropractic Health Center, LLC Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania Citizens Telephone Company of Kecksburg Clem’s Cafe, Inc. The Club at Blackthorne Coca-Cola Company Colonial Coverlet Guild Of America Commercial Bank and Trust of Pennsylvania Community Foundation For The Alleghenies The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County ConocoPhillips Consol Energy

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Constellation Energy Group Foundation, Inc. George A. Conti, Jr., Esquire Crane Company Crystal Concepts Cullen & Dykman LLP Custer Services, Inc. Cutruzzula and Nalducci DeBernardo, Antoniono, McCabe, Davis & DeDiana, P.C. Bruno and Lena DeGol Family Foundation Delisi and Associates Del Prince Marketing Group Delta Air Lines DeNunzio’s Italian Chophouse Deon Door Company David S. DeRose, Attorney at Law Dino’s Sports Lounge Diocese of Greensburg Dollar Bank Dominion Foundation Donegal Highlands Golf Course Don’s Auto Service Dorneyville Dental Double Eagle Real Estate The Dow Chemical Company Peter C. Dozzi Family Foundation Phillip K. Dupre Family Foundation Duquesne University Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group, Inc. Echo International Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland Eden Hall Foundation Eisaman Contract Associates, Inc. Electro Glass Products, Inc. Ellucian Emerson Electric Company Employer Benefit Solutions Entech HR LLC EQT Corporation Matching Gifts Erie Insurance Eugene Ehredt Construction, Inc. Excela Health ExxonMobil Foundation Family Care Consultants, Inc. Federated Investors Foundation, Inc. Federated Investors Management Company Ferguson Law Associates R. Edward Ferraro, Attorney-At-Law Ferry Electric Company Donald C. Fetzko, Attorney At Law Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund Fifth Third Bank Fire Chiefs Association of Westmoreland County First Commonwealth Financial Corporation First Data Corporation First National Bank of Pennsylvania

First Niagara FMC Foundation Fort Pitt Capital Group, Inc. Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds Jack E. Foust Associates, Inc. Franc Advertising & Business Gifts Friends of the Riverfront Gallery Graphics GEICO Philanthropic Foundation Inc. General Electric Foundation Frank N. Genovese, M.D. Gerald Lee Morosco Architects, P.C. Giannilli’s II The Giant Eagle Foundation Giant Eagle Inc. Gibson-Thomas Engineering Company, Inc. Gilroy Electric, Inc. Gino F. Peluso, Attorney-At-Law Glengarry Golf Links The Grable Foundation Greensburg Racquet Club Doug Gross Landscaping and Tree Service Richard B. Guskiewicz Associates Hamilton County Neurology Hampton Office Products Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters HealthCare Benefits, Inc. Hefren-Tillotson, Inc. Hershey Foods Gift Match Program Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Highmark Foundation The Hillman Company Hirtle, Callaghan and Company Homes Build Hope IBM Matching Grants Program Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, Inc. Industrial Shipping Products Institute of Museum and Library Services International Business Machines Corporation iStar Financial J. Patrick Keith, Attorney-At-Law Jack L. Bonus Insurance, Inc. Jarco Distributing, Inc. Jendoco Construction Corporation Jergeo Marketing LLC John S. Toohey, Attorney-At-Law Joseph P. Dunn, M.D. Kattan-Ferretti Insurance Agency Keep America Beautiful, Inc Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful W. K. Kellogg Foundation Kennametal Foundation Kennametal Inc. Kepple-Graft Funeral Home Key Bank Foundation F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.

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Kohl’s Kovach & Kovach, Attorneys At Law Kraft Foods, Inc. The Kristen Zawacki Legacy Fund Kuhns Electric Supply Daniel W. Kunz, Attorney-At-Law The La Vida Feliz Foundation Lally & Co. Latrobe Country Club Latrobe Elks Latrobe Hospital Charitable Foundation Latrobe Rotary Club Laurel Highlands Ultra Laurel Nursery-Garden Center Lawyers Abstract Company Of Westmoreland County LexisNexis LIFECOR Inc. Ligonier Construction Company Ligonier Country Club Limbach Company LLC Lindey Painting Lisa C. McManus, Attorney-At-Law Longo Media Group, Inc. Paul G. Lorincy, P.C. MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni, Inc. Macy’s Inc. Matching Gifts Program Maher Duessel Manor House Kitchens Marathon Oil Company Foundation Marsh and McLennan Companies, Inc. Marsula Electric, Inc. Maureen and Mark Rossi Charitable Foundation, Inc. The McCarl Foundation Trust McDonald, Snyder and Lightcap, P.C. McDowell Associates Inc. McFeely-Rogers Foundation McIlwain School Bus Lines, Inc. Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation Philip M. McKenna Foundation, Inc. McMillen Consulting Means, Vance & Perry, PC Richard King Mellon Foundation Mlaker Transportation Motorola Mobility Foundation Mount Pleasant Class of 1976 Mullen Refrigeration Service, Inc. Myers Coach Lines, Inc. Natale Sporting Goods Nationwide Insurance Foundation Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa New Age Transportation, Inc. New York Life Insurance Norvelt Golf Course O’Neill Realty, Inc. Pagano and Associates, Inc. Arnold Palmer 2005 Revocable Trust Arnold D. & Winifred Palmer Foundation 97

Arnold Palmer Motors Inc. A. J. and Sigismunda Palumbo Charitable Trust Pangborn Trust Fund ParenteBeard, LLC Patschs Heating And Cooling Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Pennsylvania Department of Health Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Pennsylvania Liquor Board Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance PepsiCo Foundation Petrosky’s Pro Hardware Supply Pfizer Foundation PHCC Federation Of Teachers Pitt Rental Center The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry The Pittsburgh Foundation Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc. Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. The PNC Foundation PPG Industries Foundation PPL Corporation Private Wealth Advisors, Inc. Prudential Foundation Prudential Insurance Co. of America Pure Gold Quatrini Rafferty, PC R & L Development Company R.D. Nassar Associates Realty Counseling Company Renaissance Charitable Foundation, Inc. Thomas J. Rennie, Certified Public Accountant RFF, Inc. RFP & Associates LLC RFS Properties, LLC Richard P. Gibson & Rosemary Kirr Charitable Trust Ridgeview Veterinary Clinic Robert J. Manoli, O.D. & Associates PC Robertshaw Charitable Foundation The Donald and Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation Rosensteel Hardcoat and Drywall Alan J. Roth, O.D. Rusbosin Furniture and Carpet Company The James B. and Eileen L. Ryan Family Foundation S & T Bank Saint Vincent Archabbey Saint Vincent College Alumni Council Fall 2012

Saint Vincent College Class of 1960 Saint Vincent College History Department Saint Vincent College Hourly Employees Saint Vincent College Student Government Saint Vincent Seton Hill Union Reunion Saint Vincent Theatre, Inc. Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation Sarah Scaife Foundation Schindler Elevator Corporation Scholastica Travel Inc. School of Humanities & Fine Arts Schwab Charitable Fund The Second Half Coach Inc. Securitronics, L.L.C. Sendell Motors, Inc. Seton Hill University Sheetz, Inc. Shell Oil Company Foundation Shelton Masonry, Inc.

Signature Printing Christopher P. Skatell, Esq. P.C. S&L Solutions LLC Slippery Rock University Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh Society of Carbide & Tool Engineers St. Anthony School Programs St. Clair Hospital St. Gregory the Great Parish Joseph H. Strickland, D.P.M. Summers, McDonnell, Hudock, Guthrie & Skeel, L.L.P. Sun Trust Foundation SuperValu Stores Inc. Robert W. Taylor, O.D. Temple Inland The Madison Club Three Rivers Marine & Rail Term Totteridge Golf Course Transfixed Incorporated Trib Total Media, Inc.

TSI Titanium TUDI Mechanical Systems United States Steel Corporation United States Steel Foundation, Inc. United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County Bruce and Jolene McCaw Family Foundation of the United Way of King County United Way of Westmoreland County Unity Printing Company Inc. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing UPMC Centers for Rehab Services UPMC Mercy Medical Staff U.S. Gypsum Company Vallozzi’s Restaurant The Vanguard Group, Inc. Vangura Surfacing Products, Inc. Verizon Foundation Veteran’s Cab Company, Inc. Victory Security Agency, Inc.

The Village at Westhaven Condominiums Washington Federal Savings Bank Thomas P. Waters Foundation Weldon Acres Trophy, Inc. Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund Westmoreland County Tourism Grant Program Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission Westmoreland SCORE Chapter #555 Westmoreland Sleep Medicine Whitmer & Worrall, LLC Whole Foods Market Pittsburgh Wilder & Co. Certified Public Accountants, LTD, P.C. YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh Zappone Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County

TRIBUTES Each year, gifts are made to recognize those who have passed on or to celebrate or pay tribute to a special friend, teacher, or loved one. In Honor of John Aupperle, Ph.D.

In Honor of Veronica I. Ent, Ed.D.

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Norman

Mark W. Dewalt

In Honor of James G. Barnett, Ph.D.

In Honor of Cynthia Golden

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Tranquilla

Michael Arenth

In Honor of G. Leonard “Red” Bird

In Honor of Teresa Hamm and the New Baby

Thomas R. Eckenrode, Ph.D., P’53 C’58 In Honor of Doreen M. Blandino, Ph.D.

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Honor of Carlos M. Cardoso

The PNC Foundation In Honor of Br. Nathan M. Cochran, O.S.B., S’85

Rev. Alfred S. Patterson, O.S.B., C’85 S’90 In Honor of Sis and Herman K. Dupre’, Sc.D., C’53 D’98 and their Daughters

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Lenthall In Honor of Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., P’61 C’66 S’69

Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Bender In Honor of the 50th Jubilee of Rev. Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., C 58 S’62

Edgar J. Holtz Mr. and Mrs. John J. Holtz Jean and Terry Pistentis, C’76 Anthony G. Staab, P’60 In Honor of Lynn Johnson

Benjamin Wagner

Clare C. Furnary Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51

In Honor of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Lane on the birth of their grandchild

In Honor of William C. Dzombak, Ph.D.

In Honor of James E. Lordeman, C’47

Marlene and Joseph T. Maloy, Ph.D., C’61

Dodi Walker Gross Jane Lordeman In Honor of Mrs. Kate MacVean

Ann B. Watson

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In Honor of Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51

In Honor of Mary and George A. Marcinko, C’57

William J. Bravin, C’64 Chester M. Chorzempa, C’71 Joseph W. Deagan, C’53 William F. Dunn, Jr., C’56 Christopher J. Fabian, C’99 Atty. Gregory C. Fajt, C’77 Heather L. (Parker) , C’99 and Gregory T. Funka, C’99 Donald F. Gismondi, C’71 Amy L. Gourley, C’97 J. Ronald Grattan, C’69 T. Michael Jackson, C’71 John T. January, C’68 William R. Kienzle, Jr., Ph.D., C’68 William A. Kindelan, Jr., C’77 John M. Kozusko, C’72 Frank Martin, C’50 Jennie Miller Gregory J. Nedved, C’80 Eugene T. Oberst, C’71 Joseph J. O’Connor, C’65 Eugene F. O’Neill, Ph.D., C’70 Colleen C. Ruefle, C’88 Saint Vincent College History Department Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Michael A. Walsh, C’96 Paul R. Whiteside, C’82 Very Rev. Kenneth G. Zaccagnini V.F., C’78 S’82

Andrew Marcinko Terrence R. Marcinko and Mary A. Champion In Honor of John R. Mazero, M.D., Sc.D.

Caleb Health Advisors LLC Norman and Jeffrey L. Samide, Ph.D., C’77 In Honor of Atty. Domenic A. Meffe, Sr., C’61

Pam and Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69 In Honor of Rosemary and Richard A. Memo, M.D., C’67

N.E.O. Urology Associates Rose Rothbauer In Honor of James M. Novak

Dr. and Mrs. Keith Buck In Honor of Bucky Poppleton

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Lenthall In Honor of Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., L.H.D.

Mr. and Mrs. W. Thomas McGough In Honor of Mark Rossi

The La Vida Feliz Foundation


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In Honor of Richard C. Ruffalo, D.M.D.

In Honor of Roy M. Walters, C’82

J. Jeffrey Shaffer, P’64 C’68

New York Life Insurance

In Honor of The Saint Vincent College Campus Ministry

In Memory of †Chris M. Allen, M.D., C’71

Daniel M. Rubino, C’11

Dr. Rebecca J. Caserio

In Honor of The Saint Vincent College Class of 1968

In Memory of †Fred J. Allwein, P’54 C’58

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51

John Allwein

In Honor of The Saint Vincent College Class 1996

Rev. Brian D. Boosel, O.S.B. In Honor of The Saint Vincent College Dance Team

Mrs. Kelly Sheehy DeGroot In Honor of The Saint Vincent College Education Club

In Memory of †Michael E. Answine, C’92

Sue Ellen and Emmanuel Answine In Memory of †Robert J. Bartel

Elizabeth M. Bartel Patricia and Charles Q. Davis In Memory of †Rev. Aelred J. Beck, O.S.B., P’40 C’45 S’48

Mark W. Dewalt

Claire and Robert G. Dorsch, C 56 Dr. and Mrs. Jed Hughes

In Honor of The Saint Vincent Preparatory School

In Memory of †Rev. Albert C. Bickerstaff, O.S.B., P’58 C’63 S’67

Michael A. Yanossy

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Beytagh, Jr.

In Honor of Rev. Chrysostom V. Schlimm, O.S.B., P’52 C’57 S’61

In Memory of †Mary Lou Braum

Elizabeth A. DiGiustino Clydene M. Duran Suzanne Galando Dolores Ghiardi Mary Ann Hamilton Denise A. Hegemann Br. David A. Kelly, O.S.B., S 75 Lynn Laughner Rev. Jerome J. Purta, O.S.B., S’61 Marlo Verrilla Br. Timothy E. Waid, O.S.B. In Honor of J. Jeffrey Shaffer

Richard C. Ruffalo, C’68 In Honor of Mary and Perry C. Smith’s 50th Wedding Anniversary

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 In Honor of Mary Beth Spore, Ph.D.

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Honor of Rev. Paul R. Taylor, O.S.B., Ph.D.

Joanne and Richard F. Beyer Frances and Thomas Donahue In Honor of Sr. Mary Damian Thaner

Adelaide and Henry J. Smith, C’53 In Honor of Joel and Rebecca Trentin

David J. Trentin, C’78

Daniel Joseph Furman, C’04 In Memory of †Rev. Joseph P. Bronder, O.S.B., P’60 C’65 S’69

Ruth M. Bronder Christine A. Dziedzina Andrea Ridilla In Memory of †Rev. Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., P’53 C’58 S’62

Kathleen A. Bacha Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bachtel Margaret and Walter T. Barton, C’81 Thomas B. Bayne, C’55 S’59 Dorothy P. Bender Mr. and Mrs. Peter J. Benvenuti Elise and Joseph A. Bizup, C’64 Mr. and Mrs. Chester M. Brighenti Jason J. Brinker, C’10 Charlotte and Carl D. Burlas, C’55 Patricia and Thomas C. Burlas, C’56 Vianna and Anthony Butala, P’53 Mr. and Mrs. George Byce Mr. and Mrs. Harrie E. Caldwell Rev. Msgr. William G. Charnoki, PA, JCL, C’61 S’65 Joanne and Louis T. Congelio, C’69 Karen and Lawrence R. Conley, C’68 George A. Conti, Jr., Esquire Dolores Couch Molly M. (Sheehy), C’93 and James Creenan Cullen & Dykman LLP Frances Cunningham Marilyn and John V. Cusick, P’53 C 57

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Charles H. Decker, CLU, C’61 Janice M. DeFloria, C’88 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DeLuca Robert J. DePasquale, Ph.D., ‘75 Marion Depree Colleen and John J. DeSantis, C’84 F. Gregory Dulovich, C’74 Mary Ann, C’12 and James Dunlap Agnes and Dr. William C. Dzombak Thomas R. Eckenrode, Ph.D., P’53 C’58 Florence and Benedict L. Fajt, C’61 Anne and Frederick R. Favo, P’51 Eileen K. Flinn, Esq., C’90 Christine L. Foschia Penny and Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., C’64 Ann M. Giacobbi, C.P.A., C.I.A., C’98 Mary Ann Giacobbi, C’02 Mr. and Mrs. Carl L. Haas James Hallett Marjorie and Robert J. Hartsock, M.D., C’52 Mr. and Mrs. William Haskins Mr. and Mrs. Donald Hayward Patricia Hess Paul Homick, C’91 S’02 Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Howard Patricia and Donald A. Hrosik Mr. and Mrs. Edward Iezzi Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. Imbrogno Deborah A. and George F. Johnston, C’80 Joanne Knapp Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Kusbit Mr. and Mrs. Haksu Kwon Mr. and Mrs. Eusebio S. Lavin, Jr. Ronald J. Lieb, D.D.S., P’51 C’56 Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 Mr. and Mrs. Tom Marflak Regis T. Marshall Philip X. Masciantonio, Ph.D., Sc.D., C’50 D’83 Loretta McBroom Amy and Edward McCormick, C’79 Mr. and Mrs. Francis McGuire Suzanne and Carey L. McMonagle, M.D., C’70 Natalie F. (Legin), C’88 and R. Mark Metz, C’89 Mary Ann Monticue Florein and Roland Mueller Colleen and Jay Paul Murray III, C’79 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Murtha, Sr. Amanda M. Newcomer, C’04 Walter Olshanski Amy Panebianco, Esq., C’88 Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Pereira Bernadette Pevarnik JoAnn H. and Charles J. Queenan, Jr. Bernadette and Rudolf F. Roitz, Jr., P’49 99

Saint Vincent Theater Inc. Loretta E. Scalzitti, C’83 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Molly Robb, C’90 & Kenneth A. Shimko Robert F. Seiler Mike and Julieann (Claybaugh) Selep, C’92 Michael A. Serago Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Shick Nancy J. and Clyde G. Smith, C’68 LaVerne Sopko Mary Ann Spino Joseph E. Stas, C’58 Dorothy E. Steel Mr. and Mrs. Earl C. Stevenson, Jr. Carol and William C. Stillwagon, P’55 C’59 Joanna and Richard A. Stillwagon, P’65 C’69 Mr. and Mrs. Chris Stoltz Mr. and Mrs. Benedict Troy Virginia Vahaly Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walck Ronald C. Whigham Rev. George A. Wilt, C’55 S’59 Sandra Woitkowiak Jane Zitterbart Mr. and Mrs. John Zoppetti In Memory of †Gregory A. Caruso, C’60

Theresa A. Caruso In Memory of †Louis R. Civitarese, M.D., C’43

St. Clair Hospital In Memory of †Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Conway, Sr.

Christine and Dr. Terry L. Linville In Memory of †Rev. Edmund R. Cuneo, O.S.B., P’21 C’26 S’30

Lois and Robert A. Mallison, M.D., C’61 Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Memory of †Michael DeAngelo

Mr. and Mrs. Natale J. Carbone, III In Memory of †Joseph C. DelSordo, C’62

Landon and Andrew A. DelSordo, C’65 In Memory of †Joseph R. Depto, C’74

Margaret Depto In Memory of †Rev. Alexander W. Devereux, O.S.B., P’52 C’57 S’61

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68

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In Memory of †Rev. Thomas W. Devereux, O.S.B., P’50 C’55 S’59

In Memory of †Rev. Conan E. Feigh, O.S.B., P’48 C’53 S’57

In Memory of †John J. and Margaret M. Hutchinson

In Memory of †Rev. Joel R. Lieb, O.S.B., P’38 C’43 S’46

Mary Ann and J. Patrick Conroy, C’64 Rev. Msgr. J. Edward McCullough, S’67 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Dillon

Ginny and Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68

Betty and Louis S. Vodzak, D.D.S., C’58

Julianna Forys

In Memory of †Thomas P. Hutchinson, C 69

In Memory of †Joseph J. Lihota, C’68

Joseph V. D’Astolfo Sandra L. Dietzel Virginia Fan Frank Fonte Linda C. Igel Stefano Iocco Virginia Lanham Chester Lapa Carl O. Shelton, Jr.

In Memory of †Roland and Esta Frye

Ginny and Peter M. Hutchinson, Ph.D., C’68

In Memory of †Emil J. DiLorenzo, C’54

Ann Fyalkowski

Pam and Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69

In Memory of †Francis C. Gehrke

In Memory of †Frank Forys, C’43

In Memory of †John J. DiBattista

In Memory of †Betty Dinkin

Dodi Walker Gross In Memory of †Rt. Rev. Egbert H. Donovan, O.S.B., P’31 C’36 S’40

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 Dr. Judy Ann Valyo In Memory of †Rev. Maximilian Duman, O.S.B., P’26 C’32 S’36

Janice and Randolph C. Crowe In Memory of †Alfred J. Funari III, C’72

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 Nancy J. and Clyde G. Smith, C’68

Deborah Jaffe Douglas G. Jaffe T. Irene Sanders Sendell Motors Inc.

In Memory of †Frank F. Fyalkowski, Jr.

In Memory of †Frank L. Jioio, C’37

Jean M. Gehrke Jules Gehrke Ronald McMillan Jorge Sed Mr. and Mrs. Roland P. Strehlow The Village at Westhaven Condominiums In Memory of †Joseph P. Griggs

Rita M. Griggs

Sandra and James Bobick

In Memory of †Joseph F. Grochmal, C’72

In Memory of †Rev. Wilfred M. Dumm, O.S.B., P’37 C’42 S’45

In Memory of †Donald Haas

William and Rosemarie McGarrity In Memory of †Farid J. Elias, M.D.

Alicia Baum, M.D., FAAD Mr. and Mrs. Seth Brown Excela Health Medical Staff International Business Machines Corporation Cynthia A. Luke In Memory of †James L. Erny, C’46 S 49

Patricia Erny In Memory of †Regis J. and Mary A. Fallon

William M. Fallon, C’83 In Memory of †Keith Flodin

Rose Flodin In Memory of †William D. Foski

Jamie E. Dunlap, DPT, C’06 Mary Ann, C’12 and James Edward Dunlap Sherrie E. Dunlap, C’09

In Memory of †Lewis L. Jaffe

Katherine L. Grochmal Amy Panebianco, Esq., C’88 In Memory of †Jack L. Hadley

Westmoreland SCORE Chapter #555 In Memory of † Joseph F. Heisel, Jr. L.H.D., C’43 D’84

Henny Heisel In Memory of †Alice Herald

Peg and Cullan J. Herald-Evans, P’64 C’69 In Memory of †Margaret Hillman

Nancy J. and Clyde G. Smith, C’68 In Memory of †Rita Steiner Hobart

Linda and John F. Chizmar, Ph.D., C’66 Catherine Walter B. Hobart, Jr., C’66 Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, Inc. In Memory of †Charlotte Holzer

Richard B. Guskiewicz Associates Mr. and Mrs. Eusebio S. Lavin, Jr. In Memory of †William A. Kindelan, Sr., P 42 C’50

Catherine Belcher Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bertig, on Behalf of the Staff of the Departments of Quality Initiatives and Resources, Risk Management, and Infection Control Kevin Collins Nancy and Charles E. Combs Alfreda Free Mr. and Mrs. William Hershey Patricia K. Idzik Dr. Donna G. Nativio Katherine Palazzolo Pennsylvania Highlands Community College PHCC Federation of Teachers Saint Vincent College Alumni Council Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Robert F. Seiler Mr. and Mrs. David D. Starrett, on Behalf of the Starrett and Snyder Families University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Mary Jane Vignovic Mr. and Mrs. John R. Weber Carol L. Wick Mr. and Mrs. William A. Wick Kyeongra Yang In Memory of †Br. Patrick R. Lacey, O.S.B.

Roger Roble Dwayne E. Shingle, C’65 In Memory of †Sanford and Stella Lewis

Nancy and Rodger B. Lewis, C’75

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Lucille G. Gregory Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Memory of †Joseph A. Loncaric, C’41

Mark Bauer Denny Ray Blaker Caporella’s Bella Cucina Mr. and Mrs. Kevin A. Coldren Angela M. (Peskie), C’93 and Richard J. Coldren, C’92 Richard A. Dubinsky John A. Fleischmann Matthew Friend Jack L. Bonus Insurance, Inc. Todd Kieffer Mr. and Mrs. Adam Kohler Lindey Painting Leo McIntosh, Jr. McMillen Consulting Carol Palmer James Peers Candice K. Rebovich Signature Printing Lonnie I. Taylor Dan W. Williams Connie Yeckley In Memory of †Frank J. Luparello, M.D., Sc.D., C’49 D’87

Edward Regis McFadden, Jr., M.D., Sc.D., C’58 Ronald A. Monack, C’52 In Memory of †Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mars’ Mother

Dodi Walker Gross In Memory of †Michael Mazero

Rosemary and John R. Mazero, M.D., Sc.D., D’88 In Memory of †Rev. Charles McFadden, O.S.B., S’63

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Memory of †Wilma McKenna

Mr. and Mrs. C. Craig Davis Economic Growth Connection of Westmoreland Fort Pitt Capital Group, Inc. Friends of the Riverfront Richard B. Guskiewicz Associates Mrs. Peter H. Hartung Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Hendricks Mary Lemak Mr. and Mrs. William Mather McFeely-Rogers Foundation Fall 2012

Betty Ann and James McHugh Marie and Arthur Miltenberger Norine H. Mountcastle Jackie Plummer Carol G. Pollock Patricia Slack In Memory of †Robert D. Morgillo, C’48

Gina Maria Morgillo In Memory of †Paul A. Murray, Jr., P’46 C’50

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Praksti In Memory of †Thomas O. Musial

Dorothy Musial In Memory of †Walter J. Myslewski, M.D.

Pam and Angelo DeMezza, M.D., C’69 In Memory of †Peter M. O’Farrell, C’68

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Memory of †David A. Pater, C’86

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Pater

In Memory of †Rev. Melvin C. Rupprecht, O.S.B.

John C. Rapa, C’71 In Memory of †Matthew V. Russo, C13

Alicia M. Barnes, C’01 Christine Bierbower Molly M. (Sheehy), C’93 and James Creenan Leigha K. Critchfield, C 14 Mary Ann, C’12 and James Edward Dunlap DeAndre Jamar Eddens, C’12 Christine L. Foschia Charles M. Holland, C’00 Jennie Miller Linda Morlacci Tracy Branson Muirhead Emily Carole Murtha, C 14 Edward G. Nemanic, Jr. Kirstie M. Pividori, C 14 Macie L. Quarles, C 13 Kasey M. Radicic, C 13 Saint Vincent College Student Government Jillian (Bush), C’09 and Simon Stuchlik, C’12

Susan and Martin F. Hickey, C’76 Dr. and Mrs. William O. Scheeren Marirose and John T. Radelet, C’65 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Andrew B. Turner, Ph.D. In Memory of †Kelly Godfrey Smith

Alicia M. Barnes, C’01 In Memory of †Edward F. Sobota

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 In Memory of †Edward Verrilla

Elizabeth A. DiGiustino Clydene M. Duran Suzanne Galando Dolores Ghiardi Mary Ann Hamilton Denise A. Hegemann Br. David A. Kelly, O.S.B. Lynn Laughner Rev. Chrysostom V. Schlimm, O.S.B. Br. Timothy E. Waid, O.S.B. In Memory of †Harry L. Vidmar, C’58

Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68

In Memory of †Janice E. Perry

In Memory of †Mr. and Mrs. Karl William Schempp

Marian W. Hatton

Debra and John J. Danek, D.O., C’77

In Memory of †Thomas N. Weimer

In Memory of †Genevieve and †Paul Schulte, in gratitude for the education they provided

In Memory of †Anthony Plesha, Jr.

Paul H. Schulte, C’64 Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Karen Stock

Cathy Plesha In Memory of †John Pollock

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Breisinger In Memory of †Joseph F. Reilly, C’66 S 70

Mary Ann and J. Patrick Conroy, C’64 Rev. Msgr. J. Edward McCullough, S’67 In Memory of †Wilhelm Roentgen

Daniel M. Rubino, C’11 In Memory of †Rev. Leo P. Rothrauff, O.S.B., P’47 C’52 S’56

Mr. and Mrs. George R. Cook Mr. and Mrs. John Downing Mary Ann Downing Mr. and Mrs. John M. Fuchs Mr. and Mrs. William Kearns Mr. and Mrs. David A. Lieb Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Vescovi

Barbara and Frederick S. McAlpine, M.D., C’50

In Memory of †Rev. Herman F. Ubinger, O.S.B., P’49 C’54 S’58

Adelaide and Henry J. Smith, C’53

Pame and Anthony J. Pesavento, Jr., P’63

In Memory of †William J. Wiedwald, Ed.D., C’50

In Memory of †Rev. Hugh J. Wilt, O.S.B., C’28 S’32

In Memory of †Rev. Brice T. Ryan, O.S.B., C’54 S’58

In Memory of †Anthony Pesavento, Sr.

Irene and Paul M. Duggan, M.D., P’52 C’56 Joan and John R. West, Jr.C’49

TSI Titanium

In Memory of †John A. Petrarca, C’53

Jack Perry, C’72

In Memory of †Robert West, P’52

Judy and Walter A. Check, C’58 In Memory of †Robert C. Wagner

In Memory of †Herbert A. Wirfel, P’55

Betty L. W. McMahon In Memory of †Matthew A. Wittman, C 14

Mr. and Mrs. David B. Jones In Memory of †Tony S. Voycik

Frances M. Gigliotti In Memory of †Kristen M. Zawacki

Doreen M. Blandino, Ph.D. Melissa A. Cook, Ph.D. Richard W. Feczko Mount Pleasant Class of 1976 Patricia Pecosh The Pittsburgh Foundation In Memory of †Robert Zidek

Catherine and Paul Lieb

The Saint Vincent College School of Humanities & Fine Arts

In Memory of †Rev. Louis S. Sedlacko, O.S.B., P’35 C’40 S’44

Donna W. (Bauer) and David R. Pavlock, C’74 Josephine A. Pavlock Dr. Judy Ann Valyo In Memory of †Stanley R. Sheeran, Ph.D., C’38

Nancy Sheeran Cholis In Memory of †Rev. Fintan R. Shoniker, O.S.B., LLD, C’38 S’42

Anita and Charles G. Manoli, L.H.D., P’45 C’51 In Memory of †Vera L. Slezak and †Jaroslav J. Slezak

Mary L. Campbell Robert J. DePasquale, Ph.D., C’75 Frances M. Gigliotti

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IN SUPPORT OF THE FRED ROGERS CENTER FOR EARLY LEARNING AND CHILDREN’S MEDIA Gifts to support the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media help to ensure that Mister Rogers’ commitment to children and families is carried forward for the benefit of future generations. Rita McGinley Chair in Early Learning and Children’s Media Endowed by Rita McGinley Irving Altman, C’52 Nancy and The Honorable Charles Anderson Linda Anderson Apex Foundation Joan and Jerome Apt Louise C. Barnhart Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Behr Kathleen and James D. Bendel, L.H.D., C’60 D’85 Claudia Bennett Dr. and Mrs. Ellsworth Bowser Stephanie Bozic Suzanne and Jim Broadhurst Dennis P. Calcutt, C’86 Michael and Donna Carney The Annie E. Casey Foundation Carl and Rita Catalano Barbara Chamberlin Gwen Clauter Carol W. Cohick The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County Consol Energy Nancy Elaine and Daniel G. Crozier Dr. Everette Dennis Sara DeWitt Dr. Joseph F. Dominic Dr. Chip Donohoe Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Edmiston

Drs. Dawn M. Edmiston-Strasser and Christopher Strasser Susan and Cameron Eiseman Theodore Elrick Erie Insurance Rose Flodin Mary Foote Christine L. Foschia Jean M. Gehrke Jules Gehrke The Giant Eagle Foundation Giant Eagle Inc. Richard P. Gibson The Grable Foundation HealthCare Benefits INC Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Elsie and Henry Hillman Laura Hix Mardi and William H. Isler, C’68 Dr. Susan Johnson Patte Kelley W. K. Kellogg Foundation Peggy and Maxwell King Dennis Koga Kraft Foods, Inc. Dana Krydick Nancy and The Honorable Allen G. Kukovich Helene Ann Larkin Dr. and Mrs. Ronald C. Lenthall Anne Lewis

Nancy and Rodger B. Lewis, C’75 Christine and Dr. Terry L. Linville Edwin Lubin Leonore and John D. Luckey, C’69 Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Mallinger Anthony Jay Mandarino David Marrangoni Mary Jo and Gene E. McDonald, LL.D., C’43 D’96 McFeely-Rogers Foundation Rosemarie and William McGarrity Rita M. McGinley James and Betty Ann McHugh Ronald McMillan Beth Meiser Jennie Miller Motorola Mobility Foundation Karen (Struble) and Neal Myers June and Dean P. Neiman Winifred Neisser Chris and James R. Okonak Catherine Olson Dorris and Dr. John S. Parker Ana Lucia M. Pereira, S’92 The Pittsburgh Foundation The PNC Foundation Paul Prichard M. Robert Racko, C’68 Debora and James J. Ragan, Ph.D., L.H.D., C’66 D’90 Dr. Joanne Byrd Rogers, D’00

Kaitlyn P. Roos, C’10 Kathleen and James Roos Margaret Ryan Saint Vincent Archabbey Edith Sarneso Richard J. Schulte, P’64 C’68 Jorge Sed Joseph D. Shearer Phyllis and Joseph H. Shearer Madelon Sheedy Juliet Simonds Karen and Martin Smith Carmen P. Sporio Charles Sprinkle Janet Staab Mr. and Mrs. Roland P. Strehlow Mr. and Mrs. William A. Struble Regis J. Synan Tone Thyne United Way of King County United Way of Westmoreland County The Village at Westhaven Condominiums Benjamin Wagner Michael A. Walsh, C’96 Jane Werner Pat and Robert C. Wilburn, Ph.D. Mary Ellen and James F. Will, L.H.D., C’60 D’94 Dr. and Mrs. Alfred W. Wishart, Jr. Florence Zeve

2012-2013 MEMBERS OF THE SAINT VINCENT COLLEGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mr. J. Christopher Donahue, Chair Right Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., P’63, C’68, S’72, Chancellor, Vice Chair Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., P’61, C’66, S’69, College President

Rev. Thomas Acklin, O.S.B., S’78 Mrs. Marianne Reid Anderson, C’87 Atty. Joseph C. Bartolacci, C’82 Rev. Brian D. Boosel, O.S.B., C’96, S’02 Ms. Linda McKenna Boxx, C’96 Most Rev. Lawrence E. Brandt, J.C.D., Ph.D. Br. David Carlson, S83 Rev. Thomas Curry, O.S.B., S’02 David A. Dzombak, Ph.D., C’80 John M. Elliott, Esq., C’63 Rev. Mario Fulgenzi, O.S.B., P’59, C’64, S’68 Thomas P. Gessner, M.D., C’64 Mr. Paul Giunto, C’70 Most Rev. Roger W. Gries, O.S.B. Mr. Donald A. Haile, C’70 Rev. Vernon A. Holtz, O.S.B., C’58, S’62 Mr. Michael L. Keslar, C’80 Rev. Matthew T. Laffey, O.S.B., C’98, S’99 Maureen Lally-Green, Esq. James V. Maher, Jr., Ph.D. Rev. Edward Mazich, O.S.B., S’98 Mr. Charles J. McIntyre, C’60

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Dr. Donald L. Miller, C’66, D’93 Mr. James L. Murdy Rev. Warren Murrman, O.S.B., P’56, C’61, S’65 Mr. Joseph W. O’Toole, Esq., C’60 Mr. Charles J. Queenan, Jr., Esq. Mr. Mark Rossi, C’78 Timothy P. Ryan, Esq., C’81 Mr. Hans J. Sack Ms. Amy Palmer Saunders Mr. James M. Sheehan, Esq., C’67 Dr. Kiron K. Skinner Rev. Ralph Tajak, O.S.B., S’94 Mr. Richard J. Troiano, C’69 Rev. Richard Ulam, O.S.B., S’80 Mr. Philip H. Weihl Very Rev. Timothy Whalen, Seminary Rector Dr. Robert C. Wilburn Mr. James F. Will, C’60 Rev. Frank Ziemkiewicz, O.S.B., S’83

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Alumnus Creates a Legacy of Caring


r. Ferdinand Soisson, P’47, C’51, D’82, has created a legacy of caring at Saint Vincent College. He served as the second chairman of the Alumni Annual Giving program, and in 1974 he worked with then-Development Director James Bendel, C’60, to create the Biology Endowment Program. The program was designed to provide for the current and future needs of the College’s biology department, and alumni could participate in the endowment as an alternative to the Annual Fund. As part of that work, for several years he personally called and wrote letters to alumni working in the medical field, seeking donations and pledges to the endowment. Soisson entered the Saint Vincent Scholasticate in 1943, believing that he had a call to become a priest. In 1948, “I decided I could be a better doctor than a priest,” Soisson said. “In that five years, I learned regimentation. It taught me that unless you have some work ethic, you’re in trouble.” He went on to graduate from the College in 1951, before attending medical school at Georgetown University, where he graduated in 1955. He completed his residency while serving in the U.S. Air Force, fulfilling his commitment in 1963, when he returned to Johnstown to join the obstetrics/gynecology practice of Dr. Tom Seifert at Johnstown Mercy Hospital. Over the years, he and his wife, Dorothy, had nine children, four of whom attended Saint Vincent College [Laura, C’85; Theresa, C’87; Andrew, C’77; and Timothy, C’94]. One grandson, Sean, C’03, also attended Saint Vincent. At the College’s 1982 commencement, he received the doctor of humane letters degree for serving “humankind so professionally in the practice of life-giving, life-saving medicine; … because through personal involvement and charitable assistance you have helped to secure the future of your alma mater in the area of premedical education….” During 40 years of medical practice, he delivered 15,000 babies. After retiring from the practice in 1995, he ran for and was elected county commissioner for Cambria County, serving from 1996 to 2003. Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., asked Soisson to serve on the Boyer School Advisory Committee, and when the decision was made to build the Dupré Center, he was, according to Brother Norman, “the first person to say ‘let’s get this thing rolling.’” Soisson’s gift to get the ball rolling was $100,000. When asked why he worked so tirelessly for Saint Vincent, his response was simple: “I felt that my whole life was reflected in the Benedictine motto: ‘Ora et Labora.’”­ —Liz Cousins

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Saint Vincent To Celebrate Year Of Faith

2012 October 10 Opening of the “Year of Faith,” Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt October 24 Seminary Alumni Day, Bishop Jeffrey M. Monforton November 2 Threshold Series, The Sacred Arts, Dr. John T. Spike November 3 The Saint Vincent Camerata Scholars, “The Choir Invisible” November 15 Founders’ Day November 27 Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Saint Benedict Education Foundation December 2 The Saint Vincent Camerata and the Academy Chamber Orchestra December 8-9 Handel’s “Messiah” Saint Vincent College and Local Choirs

2013 January 21 Martin Luther King Day, Msgr. Raymond East, Office of Black Catholics, Archdiocese of Washington January 27 50th Anniversary, Saint Vincent Fire, honor firefighters/police officers Vesper Service March 11 Threshold Series, Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, S.J.,Vatican Observatory

March 21 Feast of the Passing of Saint Benedict, Bishop Lawrence Persico April 11 Saint Vincent Seminary Scholarship Dinner April 17-20 Francis Cardinal Arinze, Vatican II Pope Benedict XVI Lecture May 10 Seminary Commencement May 11 College Commencement May 31-June 2 Prep Reunion July 11 Feast of Saint Benedict November 24 Feast of Christ the King, Closing of the Year of Faith

Saint Vincent Magazine Fall 2012  

The fall 2012 issue of Saint Vincent Magazine, the magazine of Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Saint Vincent Magazine Fall 2012  

The fall 2012 issue of Saint Vincent Magazine, the magazine of Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.