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A magazine for alumni & friends of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

New generation of scholars

100 new professors making their mark on the campus and region


J ea n F . Ma c C ormack The power of public higher education to transform individual lives and communities is derived from a simple equation: students plus professors equals empowered human beings who serve, produce, discover, mentor, and reinvest. In this issue of UMass Dartmouth, you will see this cycle in high definition, beginning with Paul Kandarian’s article that introduces us to a sampling of our 103 new faculty members who are mixing with senior professors in a constant churning of our intellectual community. Then Diane Hartnett’s article introduces us to Admissions Director Steve Briggs, who opens our doors of educational opportunity to high school students across the Commonwealth. The results of the faculty-student concoction come alive in Management Professor Chris Papenhausen’s interview with Wall Street executive William Hayden ’62, who since leaving his alma mater has literally transformed the landscapes of major American cities through his public finance initiatives; and in Rob Lovinger’s profile of Narragansett Bay Commission Executive Director Paul Pinault ’73, who is charged with protecting one of the nation’s great natural treasures. In an article about Eudora Dronge ’42, whose generous scholarship fund makes higher education possible for students, and in our annual report on giving, we see the powerful act of reinvestment in our university, thus in the common good. We always look forward to hearing from all of you, our alumni and friends, who have been empowered by your experiences at UMass Dartmouth. Telling your stories reminds all of us that public higher education truly is making a difference in our Commonwealth and in our world. Yours sincerely,

Jean F. MacCormack Chancellor

David Bondar Muck II (self portrait)

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MFA Thesis Exhibit

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his issue of UMass Dartmouth spotlights the university’s newer faculty members, and explores the reasons why UMass Dartmouth is so appealing to those who are enthusiastic about teaching and engaged in impressive research endeavors. We also have an interview with notable graduate William Hayden ‘62, who discusses his distinguished career on Wall Street and the work he has done on other fronts. The magazine spends a day on the recruitment trail with Admissions Director Steve Briggs as he meets with prospective students. There’s news about university people and projects, as well as several features about notable alums.

In the photo above, MFA candidates discuss Nathan Murrell’s Dark Ship #1 at the Star Store Art gallery, which featured works by MFA candidates from April 8–May 19, 2006. Deborah Bandizar’s white sculpture Edge seems to be listening in on the crit, and Ken Silvia’s framed digital prints are also in view.

Also included in this issue is the Annual Report of the UMass Dartmouth Foundation and a listing of those whose generosity nurtures and expands the mission of the university.


Bill Hayden ‘62: Investing takes many forms


In search of the Class of 2010


Stuff happens for Paul Pinault ‘75


Annual REPORT of the foundation


University & alumni news Around the Campanile 15 Class notes 21

Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

Jeffrey A. Wolfman

Donation benefits inside back cover

Director of Alumni Relations

Joe F. DeMedeiros ’99 Managing Editor

John T. Hoey ’00 (Boston) Assistant to the Chancellor

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (USPS #015-139) Volume 10, Number 2, May 2006


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The husband/wife team of Doug Roscoe, who specializes in national politics and government, and Shannon Jenkins, who focuses on state politics and government, have found a home in the Political Science Department and on the SouthCoast. They are two of more than 100 new members who have joined the UMass Dartmouth faculty over the last five years.


Paul Kandarian Robert Lovinger Linda Miklosko Mark Berger Miyuki Akai Overwhelmed

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More than 100 professors hired over the last five years bring new talent and perspectives to campus and region

New faculty making their mark By Paul Kandarian


ew students on a college campus always impart a sense of youthful energy. At UMass Dartmouth in recent years there has been another shot of energy brought by new faculty, an infusion of academic talent the likes of which the university has not seen before. Over the past five years, the university has hired more than 100 new tenure-track faculty members, a whopping comparative figure considering the university’s total number of faculty: 350. Provost Louis Esposito said the turnover was due to early retirement programs implemented during recent years of budget cutting and the overall aging of a faculty that was largely hired during the ’70s.The resultant hiring boom means “people my age (65) are retiring now, and we needed more faculty.” The university recruits nationally in every discipline and in the latest hiring, officials have found an outstanding batch of brains. “The quality of these young people is phenomenal, in terms of the schools they’ve come from, including places like Harvard and Stanford,” Esposito said. New faculty members such as Shannon Jenkins and her husband Doug Roscoe, both of the Political Science Department, share a common observation about an energized campus. “There is a sense of youthful energy here that does offer a different perspective,” Shannon Jenkins said. “A lot of students are first generation, they’re excited to be here and I get a lot of energy myself from that.” Timothy Walker, assistant history professor since September 2004, sees himself and the university “as a good fit. I was hired to fill a position that the History Department was thinking about for a long time, someone specializing in Portuguese overseas empire studies, which is exactly what I do.” New blood means new ideas, Walker said. “There’s a big group of us who came between the year I did and now, about 60 or 70, and it’s exciting,” he said. “A lot come in with ideas on how to develop new programs and enrich the university. It’s a very good time to be coming here.” Deana Jelovac, assistant professor of marketing and manage-



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ment information systems, came to campus less than a year ago from Belgrade. She came to the university for the location and also “because I was very impressed by the collegiality of faculty in the marketing department and felt I would fit in well.” New faculty members represent a great source of “new energy, enthusiasm and ideas,” Jelovac said. “The New Faculty Institute has made it possible to get to know each other and share experiences and ideas.” The Institute was developed in the fall of 2003 to integrate new faculty and librarians into university life, and support them as they work toward reappointment and tenure, said Jen Riley, NFI director, associate professor of English, and director of the Women’s Studies Program. “It’s a magnificent way to get everyone together,” Riley said. “This year we have 25 new tenure track faculty and six full-time lecturers. Our goals are to not only introduce new faculty to important issues such as contract renewal and annual reviews, but to engage faculty in an active and rigorous teaching and scholarship program.” Senior faculty, meanwhile, are critical resources for the new faculty. “The advice and experience senior faculty have shared with me are extremely useful and will have an important impact on my career both as a researcher and a teacher,” Jelovac said. Dr. Sonja Peterson, chair of the Department of Community Nursing, is in her 25th year at UMass Dartmouth, and has had two new hires in her department, Dr. Alicia Curtin and Dr. Diane Martins. Peterson said she’s doubly blessed by having two extraordinary new faculty members at a time when there is a nationwide shortage of nursing instructors. “What really excites me about these two is they come with their own research interests,” Peterson said. “Diane’s focus is on the homeless; Alicia’s is on the Hispanic elderly population. They were wanted elsewhere, and I’m so glad they picked us, they’re wonderful teachers.” Being an assistant professor of art history is Sarah Teasley’s first full-time teaching job. She’s been here since fall 2004 and came from the University of Tokyo where she was doing graduate work.


left to right–David Goodson (chemistry/biochemistry), Li Shen (computer information science), Deana Jelovac (marketing & management information systems), Deborah Prentice (accounting & finance), Gail Russell (community nursing), Peter Friedman (mechanical engineering), Kerri Ullucci

(education), Vijay Chalivendra (mechanical engineering), Kathy Miraglia (art education), Wenzhen Huang (mechanical engineering), Katja HolttaOtto (mechanical engineering).

The advice and experience

“I had a good feeling about UMass Dartmouth,’’ Teasley said. “I really liked the department and had a good feeling from colleagues who knew it. There was a lot to welcome us here. You have the sense the university wanted us to feel part of the community and get involved, and the NFI was key for that.” And swapping coasts was a plus, said Teasley, originally from British Columbia. “Having an ocean is familiar and the port of New Bedford is fantastic. It’s very convenient as a researcher to get to Boston and New York, and getting my students there as well.” Frank Sousa, a 15-year UMass Dartmouth veteran and director of the Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture, lauds new hires over the years for making his department one of the top Portuguese programs in the country. “Each of the new people we have has contributed mightily as scholars,” Sousa said, citing Victor J. Mendes, editor of the department’s literary journal; Dario Borim, extensively published in Brazilian studies; Anna Klobucka, chair of the Department of Portuguese and creator of the Portuguese graduate program; and Glaucia Silva, a top talent in language pedagogy. “In 2000, we had 150 students per semester, now we have 300350,” Sousa said. “We had fewer than 20 majors in Portuguese, we now have 40. When you have a program of quality, students are affected. The Portuguese program is a wonderful illustration of what happens when you bring in new blood, a young faculty who are very capable and who produce at an astonishing clip. And that’s what we’ve had.”

senior faculty have shared with me are extremely useful and will have an important impact on my career both as a researcher and a teacher. Assistant Professor Deana Jelovac

Paul Kandarian is a free lance writer based in Taunton.

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William Hayden ’62 Investing takes many forms for New Bedford native

William Hayden has literally altered the landscape of America. As Senior Managing Director of the Bear, Stearns and Co. Public Finance Department and advisor to mayors and governors, the New Bedford native and 1962 UMass Dartmouth alumnus has designed and implemented investment plans that have shaped the skylines and neighborhoods of states and major cities across the country. Through tax-exempt bond financing, he has raised billions of dollars for an international airport in Atlanta, the Wyoming Community Development Authority, the city and state of New York, Connecticut, and many other public entities. Hayden has assisted a politically diverse cast of public leaders – from U.S. Senator Edward Brooke of Massachusetts to New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. He sat on the staff of President Lyndon Johnson’s National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. In doing so, William Hayden has bridged his public service ethic and good business sense. Hayden, former chairman of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), has also been a strong voice for diversifying the investment banking industry. When Black Enterprise magazine named him one of the “25 Hottest Blacks on Wall Street” in 1992, he said, “The vast amounts of capital and worldwide clout make the opportunities in these firms limitless.” In 1999, Hayden was honored by NASP for “a lifetime of excellence and commitment to diversity’ with his installation into the New York Wall Street Hall of Fame. He has said that his personal credo is to “be a team player, stay focused, work harder than the next guy, and above all, give something back.’’ A collector of African art for three decades, Hayden has encouraged his business proteges to collect such artwork as a form of adventure. He has lent many pieces from his collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim. He has said, “I continue to have tremendous fascination with the profound artistic abilities of African sculptors.’’



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Coming from a family that highly valued education, this son of a postal worker and school teacher suggests that the key to success for the next generation is building an awareness of an evolving world. “I think it is extremely important that students be encouraged to understand what society is all about and to interact with other people, not so much to plan but to open themselves up to what’s going on globally, nationally and locally.’’ Hayden, who will receive an honorary degree from UMass Dartmouth at the May 28 commencement, was interviewed recently by Professor of Management Christopher Papenhausen. The conversation touched on Hayden’s ascendance to a senior leadership position at one of the world’s leading investment firms, his mentoring by Sen. Brooke, 21st century corporate responsibility, and the intersection of business and citizenship. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation:


How many generations of Haydens are there in New Bedford? My grandmother was one of 13 children. She died some years ago at 101. She lived on Cedar Street in New Bedford. My father’s sister was a school teacher at the junior high school in the north end of New Bedford. She was, I think, one of the longest ranking, longest teaching, teachers in New Bedford. We are five, going on six generations on Martha’s Vineyard Island in the summer so I would assume we’re about the same in New Bedford. My brother is also an author and has written textbooks. He has written a history of the African-American community in that area and on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands, which you know has a long history of that. I am the only one that left New Bedford and I like to come back once in awhile and I’ll be looking forward to coming back in May. There are other senior management directors at Bear Stearns that were born and brought up in New Bedford as well. Bear Stearns is well known in New Bedford and New Bedford is well represented at Bear Stearns.

Since growing up in New Bedford and graduating from UMass Dartmouth, you’ve been a partner at the prestigious investment bank Bear Stearns for over 20 years. To what do you attribute your success? I looked for a firm around Wall Street that was a meritocracy, that was more interested in what one could do as opposed to where one was from. When I came into this business 30 years ago, it was not open to minorities and it was very difficult to even get in the front door for an interview. I was just very fortunate to get to this firm at the time that I did. At that time we were a very small partnership with a little over 2,000 people when I became a limited partner. I was one of the last groups to become a full partner before the firm went public. This firm is now well over 10,000 people. So I’ve grown with the firm, and I have tried to be a team player. I have enjoyed the atmosphere of the meritocracy. I’ve enjoyed the encouragement that I’ve gotten to get into other types of affairs. My government career is what led me into the public finance business. I was in state government in Massachusetts with Ed Brooke when he was attorney general. To this day I consider him one of my great mentors. He was probably the person that set me on the course that I went on. I went to Washington with him when he went to the U.S. Senate. I simply moved his bags there.

He refused to give me a job at the time. He didn’t want me writing letters for his signature for the rest of my life and said I would have to get out on my own. I got my law degree while I was working for him in Boston. I then went to the IRS and Treasury with his help. I served on a couple of presidential commissions. So all of that is how I got from New Bedford to Boston to Washington to New York.

You are active in organizations such as New School University, the NAACP and New York Law School. Why is it important to you to serve on such organizations? You left one out. One of my great interests is the New York State Troopers Foundation, which stands in back of the state troopers in the state of New York. One part of my life, which is important to me, is making sure I give back everything that I can. I have been very fortunate to be able to do that. The more success I have, the more I can give back. I consider the things I do on the side as integral to my ongoing work and public finance investment banking. When you get up in the morning up there in South Dartmouth and you put the garbage out and some public company comes along and picks up the garbage, well, they sell municipal bonds to finance that activity. If you get up in the morning and take a bus or public transportation, those buses are most likely financed through public finance leases, and if you ride on the highway in the state of Massachusetts, they’re selling bonds to build those roads. So, what I do in the public finance sector, what universities do, and schools do, is all integral. To me, it is all part of my life and what I do.

In the past several years there has been increasing emphasis on corporate social responsibility. As someone who has worked in public service and on Wall Street, what is your view of corporate social responsibility? When I first came to this firm Bear Stearns, Ace Greenberg, who is a legend on the street, ran this firm. He was very encouraging for all of us to be active and do socially responsible things. This continues under Jimmy Cayne, our CEO. From day one, there was this culture built into the firm here at Bear Stearns. Each individual gives to the things that they are most interested in and then obviously we give a lot to other major things. We were major players in Katrina contributions, not only directly financially but also helping families that moved to this general area.

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William Hayden ’62 is an avid collector of African art, and has lent pieces to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim.

Through your various affiliations you have remained active in education. What do you see as the most important goals of public universities such as UMass Dartmouth?

If you were advising students graduating from UMass Dartmouth today, what would you advise them in terms of public service? There has never been a greater need for smart, honest, courageous, intelligent people to be in the public life. I think if you read the newspapers and listen to the news every day, you understand precisely what I am saying. I would urge everyone to get involved in what’s going on around them in government and public service at any level that they possibly can to make a contribution. People aren’t going to agree on everything if they are in public service. There are two sides to every issue, but take your own issues, and set your own principles. I chose the public finance business. I didn’t have any great plan but I took advantage of the opportunities that were available to me. You’ll find that even when I was at New Bedford Institute of Technology as an undergraduate I was very involved in a great many community activities. I ran for the House of Representatives and that helped me get into state government with Ed Brooke. That led me into the federal government and back here to New York in state government when Governor Rockefeller was here. It’s a tremendous opportunity for graduates to serve in public life or public service. Do it when you’re young. Find out what it’s all about. It can lead to great things.



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My family traces its heritage back to being freed slaves and my great grandfather drove a cracker wagon in New Bedford, but my family always stressed education. My mother was a school lteacher and most of my relatives were involved in education in New Bedford and in Massachusetts. It was always drummed into me at an early age that I wouldn’t get anywhere in life unless I really worked hard and found my way to get a good education. UMass Dartmouth was what was accessible to me both from a geographic standpoint and from financial standpoint. My family was not in the position to send me to schools far away that were going to cost a great deal of money so I got a well-rounded education at the university. I was involved in the business school there and its very first graduating class. I went on from there to law school. The New School University speaks for itself and has a great heritage. I find these schools tended to promote diversity at a time years ago when there was very little interest in it and they also led you to public service. I think those things are very important. It’s very clear to me that schools like UMass Dartmouth serve a very important role in the education system.

Dr. Chris Papenhausen joined the Charlton College of Business in 2003 as an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management. He received his PhD in Strategic Management at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. His research focuses on the cognitive and behavioral mechanisms underlying the strategic decision-making of firms. His research has been published in the journals Strategic Organization and Managerial and Decision Economics. Dr. Papenhausen has previously held positions in investment analysis at Goldman Sachs, Continental Bank, and Kemper Securities.


A Big Apple, SouthCoast flavor to Commencement ‘06

Janet Robinson

William Giblin ’57

New York Times Company President and CEO Janet Robinson, a native of Fall River and a former Somerset school teacher, will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2006 on May 28. Ms. Robinson will join former UMass Trustee and Tweave Incorporated President William Giblin (’57), Bear Stearns Senior Managing Director William Hayden (’62), and historian and Metropolitan Museum of Art Senior Vice President Harold Holzer in receiving honorary degrees at commencement. Ms. Robinson became president and chief executive officer of the New York Times Company on December 27, 2004. As CEO, she has primary responsibility for overseeing and coordinating all of the company’s print, digital and broadcast operations and business units, and for working closely with the chairman to chart the future direction of the company. In 2005, Ms. Robinson was named to Forbes magazine’s list of 100 Most Powerful Women in the World in 2005. She was cited in Fortune magazine’s last five surveys of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business, and recognized in the September 1999 issue of Crain’s New York Business as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Business. Mr. Giblin, of Wareham, served on the UMass Board of Trustees from 1994 to 2004, playing a key leadership role in shaping the five-campus UMass system shortly after its creation in 2001. He has also been a leader in the national textile industry, serving as a member of the Board of Governors of the Northern Textile Association. He has served his alma mater as a member of the Textile Advisory Council and continues to serve on the UMass Dartmouth Foundation Board. Mr. Hayden, a native of New Bedford, has been a pioneer and trailblazer throughout his career, first in government and then as an investment banker who has played a financing role in some of the largest public projects in the United States over the last quarter century. In 1992, he was named one of the “25 Hottest Blacks on Wall Street” by Black Enterprise magazine and has been a force in diversifying the investment banking industry. Harold Holzer is one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. Mr. Holzer has authored, co-authored, and edited 23 books and 375 articles for popular magazines and scholarly journals, and has organized several Lincoln symposia and curated five museum exhibitions of original art, notably the award-winning 1999 Lincoln Museum exhibit Lincoln From Life. He served as lead historian for several exhibitions and symposia at the New York State Museum in Albany, including State of the Union: New York and the Civil War.

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In search of the Class of 2010 By Diane Hartnett

October 12, 2005, 8:15 a.m. Steve Briggs arrives outside Bourne High School, dressed in a navy sports coat, shirt and tie, khakis–and dark sneakers. That it has been raining for the last five days explains the choice of footwear. “You don’t want to step out of the car into a puddle and spend the rest of the day in soggy shoes. That is NOT fun,” says UMass Dartmouth’s director of admissions. It is that down-to-earth, straightforward manner that characterizes Briggs, who has been in college admissions for 30-plus years, the last nine at UMass Dartmouth. He never tires of it, primarily because of the students. “I love talking to them and talking to their parents,’’ he said. “I love the whole recruiting process.” And, unlike many of his counterparts, Briggs, like the six admissions counselors, goes on the road to area high schools. “I like visiting the schools because it puts a face to the institution– and I truly enjoy it.” So each fall, Briggs spends several days a week at high schools, UMass


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mainly on Cape Cod. Staff members are at other schools and college fairs throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey. They bring with them a variety of publications, the “leavebehinds,” to supplement the visit’s principal purpose—personal contact. They talk with the students, answer their questions, explain the application process, and persuade them to visit the campus. Despite all that today’s web sites and videos can offer, actual conversation remains key to the ever-more competitive recruitment campaign. By 9 a.m., about 15 seniors have gathered in Bourne High’s cafeteria. As they pick up the brochures fanned out on the tables, Briggs begins talking. He is relaxed, informal, free-wheeling. “Let’s find out a little about you guys,” says Briggs. Has anyone begun applying to schools? Have they looked through the UMass Dartmouth viewbook, the principal recruitment brochure? What do they plan to major in? To one student who answers “nursing,” and a second who says, “engineering,” Briggs recommends they attend the individual college open houses later in the fall. “Nursing is very selective and the open house gives you lots of information. The engineering students always come early to the open houses--good idea. That program makes for a full morning because the faculty are very thorough.” For the next 45 minutes, Briggs answers questions and offers lots of information: on the residence halls; the importance of “always, always, always asking” for financial aid; special learning initiatives such as the solar decathlon contest in Washington, DC; and the criteria for admission.


“Your courses, the level of those courses, and the grades you get--those are the three main ingredients. It’s not required, but more than 90 percent of our applicants do submit essays and letters of recommendation. We will go over everything you send us. “The admissions counselors will consider your SATs, but your performance over your three and a quarter years here is what’s important. So senior year is not the time to back off.” Learning that some of these students work 25-plus hours a week gives Briggs an opening to make a point: “I don’t think you’re going to able to do that in college. Your priority is going to be your schoolwork. Make no mistake about that.” This group, Briggs said later, is “as typical as it gets. Typical students, typical questions. Attentive. They’re always very polite.” As Briggs leaves, Bourne guidance counselor Ed McCarthy volunteers that, “Steve’s always available to give advice or answer questions. It’s pretty unusual to be able to interact directly with the head of admissions” at a university. Such visibility for the admissions recruiters remains an important component of the strategy Briggs developed when he came to UMass Dartmouth from the University of New Haven. “I felt we had to stabilize our presence in Massachusetts and then through New England. We would do a lot on the road to get our name out there.” The department increased contact with students and educators in a variety of ways: frequent, informational mailings to guidance counselors; evening meetings with high school juniors, open houses, college “Discovery Days” and summer “Dog Days” for students and parents; a College Fair that brings upwards of 2,000 visitors to campus each fall; high-quality publications and an attractive, instructive web site; and plenty of campus tours, guided by students and always welcomed by an admissions counselor. “Everything is geared to having the student ask: ‘Can I picture myself here a year from today?’ and having them say ‘yes,’”

Briggs said. Briggs knows that can’t always happen. At Mashpee High School, his second stop of the day, one girl said she’s considering four different schools. “I applaud every student who looks around,” Briggs responded. “Then when you do choose us, we know you’re really comfortable with your decision.” Mashpee students are more chatty than those at Bourne, and one poses what Briggs describes as the number one question. “Can I have a car on campus?” That freshman can bring cars is a selling point, but Briggs does not encourage it. “To be honest, I feel that freshmen have a lot of homework and a lot of distractions. Leave the car at home.” That kind of candor runs through Briggs’ entire presentation. When one student asked about a physical education major, Briggs, without hesitation, answered “We really don’t offer that.” He came back strong after a query on marine biology courses. “We’re doing some really cool things,” said Briggs as he described—in detail--faculty research initiatives and School for Marine Science and Technology. For a girl who plans to study civil engineering, Briggs discussed the College of Engineering’s hands-on, real-world approach. “That’s the kind of experience we want you to get.” Last year, 94 percent of Mashpee’s 129 seniors went on to college, six of them to UMass Dartmouth. (No other college or university drew as many students.) “Chelmsford, Franklin, Dartmouth, the towns of Old Rochester Regional High. . . those are the typical communities that refer students to us.” Briggs said. “UMass Dartmouth is here to serve the people of the Commonwealth and this campus does that very well.” The campus itself becomes the recruitment venue several times a year during “portfolio day” when prospective arts majors individually meet with professors. Admissions counselors say

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these represent an invaluable opportunity to showcase the arts curriculum and faculty. The December “Portfolio Day” occurs at the downtown New Bedford Star Store campus. Waiting their turn with a professor, applicants sit in the spacious, sunny Crapo Gallery, able to see the main gallery exhibit as well as pieces for sale by current arts majors. Assistant Admissions Director Darcy Stevens and counselor John Scully welcome the arriving students warmly, show them the snack table and waiting area, and say a professor will see them soon. “I’m a little bit nervous,” said one girl from Warwick, toting a large portfolio of sketches and paintings. She has applied to four other colleges, and UMass Dartmouth “is the only one with a day like this. This is the best way to go, actually talking with teachers.” Since age five, “painting has been my passion. I don’t know why, but I just love it.” Each year, there are a number of similar events throughout New England and New York. On this day, more than 70 applicants will show up; six appointments,



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every 20 minutes, are scheduled. By 10:45 a.m., six professors are at large, round tables, each talking earnestly with an applicant and scrutinizing his or her samples. Design Prof. Yoon Soo Lee is with a Dartmouth girl, poised and articulate as she explains why and how she produced her sketches. Lee listened carefully, asked questions, nodded as the student answered. She suggested that the student work more on her drawing skills, but “I really admire your enthusiasm and your energy. I see good promise,” said Lee. The girl left grinning, obviously feeling good about the session. The professors were attentive and focused, and there was no sense of going t

through the motions. The conversations appeared spirited, yet relaxed, and faculty chose their words so as to be reassuring and encouraging. Stevens, admissions liasion for the arts college, emphasizes to applicants that “we’re a university with certain things most art schools don’t have—like athletics, a more diverse group of students, and the chance to take courses in other areas. You’ll leave here not just as an artist but with other skills that will help you throughout life.” Higher admissions standards set by the state, coupled with programmatic expansion and improvements, have bolstered UMass Dartmouth’s reputation with stu-

…more and more people come in to see us and say ‘we like your programs, we know that they’re accredited, we feel very comfortable

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(above and right) Admissions Director Steve Briggs wheels into Bourne High School the printed material he distributes before talking directly with college-bound seniors.

(left) Design professor Bruce Maddocks reviews the work of a prospective arts major at an admissions office “Portfolio Day.”

dents and parents, Briggs believes. The statistics bear him out. Applications in 1996 numbered 3,163; rose to 4,509 in 1999; and climbed to 6,432 in 2005. More than 90 percent of enrolled students are Massachusetts residents. Academic quality has also improved. Between 1997 and 2005, the average SAT score for entering freshmen went from 1019 to 1080, while the high school grade point average increased from 2.88 to 3.06. “Across the board, more and more people come in to see us and say ‘we like your programs, we know that they’re accredited, we feel very comfortable sending our children here,’” Briggs said. “The accreditation [such as AACSB for the Charlton College of Business] means a lot.” (Briggs also credits a “very dedicated, fantastic staff,” from clerical staff to admissions counselors, which offers firstrate customer service. “This is not the Steve Briggs show. We are a team,” he said of the 15 full- and part-timers, and 20 paid student workers.) Despite what some may think, there is little subjectivity in the admissions process. A point system is used when

reviewing an academic record and gauging ability to do college work; an applicant, for example, gets extra points for Advanced Placement courses. Students list three prospective majors on their application; assuming academic eligibility, the office offers placement in one of the three. In some programs—notably nursing—competition for available openings is so intense that, obviously, students must have outstanding marks and apply as early as possible. After three decades of this work, Briggs has gotten used to answering a standard set of questions. Parents ask about security, guaranteed housing, the job picture for different majors, and, of course, costs. Students want to know where they will eat and sleep, and how they will fit in. “We are still dealing with the 17-yearold--nervous, a little scared. Our students come here because there is a certain comfort factor for them,” said Briggs. Technology, meanwhile, has introduced significant changes, both in the recruitment process itself and in the academic programs that counselors highlight. High school students increasingly use

email and college web sites to assess schools. So the UMass Dartmouth admissions and web staffs must maintain a presence that is attractive, helpful, easy to use, and up-to-date. Universities want to remain on a student’s radar, but not send so many emails “that it becomes obnoxious,” said Briggs. In terms of curriculum, “there is a totally different focus in what we do,” Briggs said. “Like ‘smart’ classrooms,” which are reliant on high-tech equipment and devices. “We didn’t have those five years ago.” Nor did recruiters get many questions about software and hardware for arts majors. Today, those type of questions are routine. “Technology, it’s changed everything,” says Briggs. “When I went to college, maybe one guy on the floor had a TV. Now there are iPods everywhere. Five years ago, the question to us was, ‘are you wired?’ Today it’s ‘are you wireless?’” Diane Hartnett is the Publications Office writer.

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Paul Pinault ‘73, responsible for protecting Narragansett Bay

“Stuff happens” By Robert Lovinger


orget the jokes. He’s heard them all. He’ll laugh along, but at the end of the day, he knows that his is one of the most important jobs in New England. As executive director of the Narragansett Bay Commission, Paul Pinault oversees the largest wastewater treatment utility in Rhode Island. With Pinault, his 250 employees, and a $65 million annual budget, what you don’t see is what you get: 64 million gallons of sewage treated every day. “We’re the Rodney Dangerfield of utilities. We get no respect,” said Pinault, a dapper, soft-spoken, 1973 UMass Dartmouth graduate. He is smiling behind his desk on the fourth floor of the NBC building in Providence, overlooking his wastewater facility and the bay just beyond. “Even though you can’t see the sewers, they are the backbone of the economy.” Pinault said his biggest challenge is simply “the fact that we operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.” Then, borrowing a phrase, he added, “Stuff happens.” The NBC is undertaking Rhode Island’s largest public works project ever. The Combined Sewer Overflow Abatement Program is designed to stop overflows into Narragansett Bay caused by flaws in the region’s 100-year-old sewer system. The first phase alone will cost more than $300 million. Pinault, 54, is married and the father of three. A Fall River native, he now lives in Westport.



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He’s not surprised that he ended up choosing the career he did. Growing up in Fall River, he spent a lot of time on Watuppa Pond, swimming and boating. “In the summer, we would have tremendous algae blooms,” he recalled. They were the result of the dumping of industrial and farm waste. “That had an impact on me. I could see the negative effect of pollution.” At Durfee High School, he excelled in math and science. Soon after arriving at the university in 1969, he chose mechanical engineering as his major. But he tired of turbines and power plants and moved over to civil and environmental engineering. One of his inspirations was Prof. Thomas Jackivicz, who still teaches at the university. “I must have been in his first class. We still go to lunch,” Pinault said. “I got an excellent education there.” Pinault has stayed involved with his alma mater, serving on the Alumni Association Board for nine years. He currently sits on the advisory board to the school’s civil and engineering department and occasionally returns to speak to students. UMass Dartmouth grads number among the Commission’s 20 engineers. Pinault proudly notes, “Anyone who hires a UMass Dartmouth engineering graduate is very pleased.” When he graduated with a civil engineering degree in 1973, he was hired by the Mass. Division of Water Pollution Control. He later earned a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Northeastern University, and in 1976 went to work for the US Environmental Protection Agency in Boston.


though you can’t “Even see the sewers, they are the backbone of the economy.”

Paul Pinault ’73 helps keep Narragansett Bay clean in his job overseeing Rhode Island’s largest wastewater treatment utility.

In 1980, a federal court ordered Rhode Island to rescue the failing sewer system in Providence. In response, the state created the Narragansett Bay Commission. The EPA sent Pinault in to negotiate the transfer of the sewer system from the city to the commission. He spent many of his mornings over coffee with the controversial (and former) mayor, Buddy Cianci, making sure the city was keeping its promises. The transfer happened in May, 1982. Pinault, still a federal employee on loan, remained to oversee construction and help raise funds for the commission. In 1984, the agency called him back to Boston, but the bay commission asked him to stay. Pinault accepted, taking the job of assistant director for construction and grants. He was named deputy director in 1988 and became executive director in 1991. In 1995, the Rhode Island Society of Professional Engineers honored him as its “Engineer of the Year.” That same year, the EPA, his old employer, named the NBC’s Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility the best-operated and maintained large secondary treatment facility in the nation. Having done a fair job beginning to clean up the nation’s air and water, federal and state governments have turned their attention elsewhere. That has made it harder for people in jobs like Pinault’s to argue for funding to rebuild sewer infrastructure. He contends that there is a $20 billion gap between what the government is spending and what it should be spending. To that end, he represents New England on the board of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. As 2002-

2003 Association board president, Pinault testified before a US Senate committee in October 2002, urging senators to once again engage in the fight to keep the nation’s waterways clean. Arguing for $5 billion for water and wastewater construction nationwide, Pinault said, “This would serve both as an immediate job creation program and would also demonstrate a strong commitment to the long-term, sustainable and reliable source of funding of water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades and repair, and the environmental well-being and public health of our nation.” Today, he chairs the group’s National Clean Water Funding Task Force. The body is pushing Congress to create a broadbased tax that would feed a trust fund dedicated to clean-water projects, along the same lines as the federal gasoline tax, which goes to build highways. What might we tax to pay for new sewers? “Anything you can flush down a toilet,” Pinault answered.

Robert Lovinger, a senior writer for Lifespan’s marketing and communications department, is a frequent contributor to the alumni magazine.

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A message from

Jeffrey Wolfman Executive Director, UMass Dartmouth Foundation; Vice Chancellor for Advancement

As new Executive Director of the UMass Dartmouth Foundation and Vice Chancellor for Advancement, I am pleased to introduce myself and present our fiscal year 2005 annual report, which lists contributions to the university during the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. I began my employment at UMass Dartmouth in April of 2005 following 12 years of fundraising and development work at UMass Amherst. I accepted this position because I was impressed with the loyalty of the alumni, the commitment of the community, the strength of the campus leadership, the unique architecture of the campus, and the physical beauty of southeastern Massachusetts. Fiscal year 2005 was one of the most successful fundraising years in the Foundation’s 33-year history. We raised $4,840,390, surpassing our $4 million goal by more than $800,000. Fundraising highlights included:

More than $1 million from the late Mary Morley Crapo Hyde Eccles. Lady Eccles received an honorary degree from UMass Dartmouth in 2001 and her gift established the largest scholarship fund in our history. Approximately $50,000 a year will be given to meritorious and deserving students who are residents of New Bedford; $1 million pledged to endow the Affonso “Ferreira Mendes” Ferreira Portuguese American Archives by Otilia Ferreira ’87, Anthony Andrade, the Luso American Foundation, Frank B. Sousa, Jr., Elisia Saab, Luis Pedroso, Maria Furman ’76, and John Gallant. The archive is housed in our library; $500,000 from the Pilgrim Foundation of Middleborough to the College of Nursing to advance research and teaching related to chronic illness care. Major gifts from our alumni included: $26,200 from Ms. Jian Shi ’95 and Mr. Yong Zhang ’93 for the George Leung Memorial Fund; $20,727 from Eugene Mogilnicki ’54 to create the Gene and Ruth Mogilnicki Scholarship in Engineering;

$5,000 from Harold R. Bannister ’35 for the Chancellor’s Circle;

$5,000 from Thomas Lawton ’53 for the Dean Mary Louise Walsh Scholarship for International Study.

And lastly, major gifts from our very own faculty and administration:

$20,000 from Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack, her family and friends to establish the Helen and George MacCormack Scholarship. This scholarship will be for deserving students who are the first in their families to attend college;

$7,000 from retired Professor Howard Glasser to establish the Howard Glasser Archives;

$6,000 from retired Professor Louise A. Habicht to establish the Louise A. Habicht Senior Honors Scholarship.

Private support increased our endowment funds by $4,011,158 and generated matching money from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the amount of $1,303,500. We now have more than $20 million in endowment funds generating interest income to support the teaching and research mission of the campus. Progress at UMass Dartmouth has been breathtaking and with a solid framework of core resources in place the university is poised to continue the progress that has made it one of the most dynamic campuses in New England. We are grateful for all of the private support we received through the years from our alumni, our friends, and our campus community. Without private support we would not have the wonderful opportunities to fund new programs and initiatives and expand existing ones. We thank all our donors for the important part they play in helping our students achieve their dreams. Since I have been here I have gained a deep appreciation for the welcoming atmosphere of this beautiful campus, its diversity of programs, and its feeling of inclusiveness. Further, it is obvious to me that the university is highly respected and valued in the area, and I take great pride in being associated with its administration, its faculty, its students and alumni. As Sir Isaac Newton said, “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants.” We are indebted to those “giants” who preceded us and created, together, the cornerstone of what lies before us today. I am delighted to be here and I hope you will join us and become a part of the exciting next chapter in the history of UMass Dartmouth.

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The following list includes donors to the Annual Fund alphabetically according to their giving levels. This listing represents donations received between July 1, 2004 and June 30, 2005. A special thank you to those who have joined the Chancellor’s Circle by contributing $1,000 or more in a single year.


Anonymous Mr. Benjamin B. Baker Estate of Helen S. Bochenek Mr. and Mrs. Earle P. Charlton II Dr. Peter H. Cressy Estate of Norma B. Duvally Estate of Mary Viscountess Eccles ‘01 Ms. Otilia S. Ferreira ‘87 Mrs. Maria D. Furman ‘76 Mr. Charles J. Hoff Mr. Eugene J. Mogilnicki ‘42 Ms. Gratia R. Montgomery Ms. Elisia M. Saab Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Sousa, Jr. ‘00 Patrons

Mr. Harold R. Bannister ‘35 Professor Howard T. Glasser The Jarabek Family Dr. Thomas Lawton ‘53 Dr. Jean F. MacCormack Professor Louise A. Habicht and Mr. Stephen D. McGowen ‘69 Mr. Manuel Neto Mentors

Estate of Dwight L. Baker Mr. Richard Cardoza Mr. Roy Enoksen Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Feitelberg ‘03 Mr. and Mrs. Brian T. Helgeland ‘83 Estate of Joseph W. Houth ‘24 Joseph W. Houth Charitable Trust Mr. Robert S. Karam ‘67 Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Reynolds ‘82 Ms. Liwen Yu ‘97



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Partners Mrs. Parveen S. Ali Mrs. Lynn Alpert Dr. Cynthia M. Alves ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. Francis Angino Anonymous Mrs. Charlotte G. Babbitt Mr. John S. Berg ‘85 Professor Dorothy A. Bergeron Dr. Alan L. Boegehold Chancellor Professor & Mrs. Donald Boerth ‘75 Mr. & Mrs. Daniel E. Bogan ‘59 Laurie & John K. Bullard ‘91, ‘94 Mr. Paul M. Camara ‘69 Crystal & Edwin Campbell Mrs. Claire T. Carney ‘73 Chancellor Professor & Mrs. Chi-Hau Chen Dr. & Mrs. Paul Chervinsky Dr. Julie A. Cleare Chancellor Professor & Mrs. Lester W. Cory ‘63 Mrs. Gloria T. Craven ‘77 Professor David J. Creamer ‘58 Dr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Curry ‘64 Mr. Thomas G. Davis Mr. Morton Dubitsky Dean ‘95 Mr. Henry V. DeJesus Drs. Louis & Frances Esposito Mr. & Mrs. Monte C. Ferris Mr. Henry Galary ‘57 Mr. & Mrs. John J. Galiher, Jr. ‘84 Mr. John H. Gallant Professor Geraldine Gamburd Mr. William E. Giblin ‘57 Mr. Bernard H. Gould Dr. Susan J. Leclair ‘77 & Chancellor Professor James T. Griffith ‘70 Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Harris Mr. Tariq A. Hassan Mr. & Mrs. John G. Hawes ‘66 Ms. Lei He ‘93 Mr. & Mrs. Peter Huidekoper Mr. James J. Karam ‘71 Mrs. Deborah M. Kenney ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Richard L. Lafrance Dr. Susan C. Lane Mr. Aaron P. LeBeau ‘01 Mr. Robert F. Leduc ‘78 Mr. Xiang-ling Liu ‘93 Mr. Thomas F. Lyons Dr. & Mrs. Amine B. Maalouf The Honorable & Mrs. William Q. MacLean, Jr. ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Hubert C. Mandeville Mr. Gerald J. Mauretti ‘65 Dr. Thomas M. Mulvey Mrs. Grace G. Nopper Mr. & Mrs. R. Henry Norweb III Dr. Emmanuel C. A. Ojadi Mr. Julien F. Paul ‘47 Ms. Kim Pineau Mr. Thomas F. Quinlan, Jr. ‘76

Mr. & Mrs. Donald H. Ramsbottom Mr. David J. Raposa Ms. Gail F. Ray Mr. John T. Saunders Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Siegal Mr. David A. Sluter ‘75 Ms. Ann Montgomery Smith Mr. & Mrs. Paul W. Souza ‘78 Ms. Mary M. Sullivan Mr. Paul L. Vigeant ‘74 Mr. & Mrs. Sumner J. Waring, Jr. Mr. Sumner James Waring III ‘01 Mr. & Mrs. Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr. Mr. & Mrs. William N. Whelan Ms. Patricia A. White ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Myron Wilner Ms. Elizabeth Winiarz Mr. Donald G. Wood ‘70 Mr. Donald L. Zekan Ms. Jian Shi ‘95 & Mr. Yong Zhang ‘93 Mrs. Jianlin Li & Mr. Lin Zhou ‘91

Advocates Mr. Felix George Banis II ‘02 Attorney Donald A. Berube ‘84 Ms. Camellia Bocchino Bloch ‘80 Judge Bettina Borders & Mr. Victor Mailey Ms. Brenda L. Bouchard ‘89 Mr. Leonard V. Brophy ‘78 Mr. Wendell S. Brown Mr. & Mrs. L. Dean Cassell Ms. LaVerne Cawthorne Ms. Ann-Marie S. Chin Mr. Thomas A. Damon, Sr. ‘59 Dr. Lewis & Mrs. Rosalind Dars ‘04 Mr. Ronald J. Dias ‘66 Dr. & Mrs. John P. Dowd Mr. Michael P. Duarte ‘80 Mrs. Mary E. Dudley Mr. & Ms. Nathan S. Duhamel ‘83 Mr. Terry R. Farias ‘68 Professor Lorraine M. Fisher Mr. John A. Freeman ‘58 Ms. Jie Ge ‘95 Dr. & Mrs. Frederick V. Gifun ‘86 Dr. James A. Golen ‘65 Dr. & Mrs. Robert W. Green Mr. John E. Grenier, Jr. ‘74 Ms. Congfeng Yang ‘98 & Dr. Qiushuang Guo ‘97 Professor Raymond Jackson Mrs. Betty K. Knowles Mr. Bruce W. Larson ‘74 Mr. & Mrs. Stephen W. Lenhardt Ms. Dina A. Lindquist ‘79 Mrs. Hao-Li Tai Loh Mr. & Mrs. Edward Lonczak Attorney Robert J. Marchand ‘66 Mr. Gianluca Marchi ‘95 Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Milne Mrs. Elizabeth Isherwood-Moore ‘80 & Mr. John D. Moore ‘96 Mr. Matthew Morrissey ‘96

UMass Dartmouth Donors Mr. & Mrs. Joseph J. Nauman Drs. Richard & Carolyn Panofsky Ms. Jackie Rendick Mr. Daniel J. Roussell, Jr. ‘85 Ms. Sophie S. Scheinman Mr. Kristopher M. Schlemmer ‘00 Ms. Susan Shubitowski ‘86 Dr. George S. Smith Professor Emeritus J. Donald Smith Mr. Manuel Vieira Mr. Fredric T. Walder ‘79 Mr. John A. Walgreen & Professor Sonia M. Walgreen Mr. Dongyun Wang ‘96 Chancellor Professor Emeritus & Mrs. Richard J. Ward

Friends Ms. & Mr. Anthony Abraham ‘82 Ms. Elizabeth Acheson Ms. Joan R. Adaskin Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Adey ‘90, ‘94 Mr. Michael A. Adler Mr. Sailing D. Adler ‘89 Mr. Dwayne P. Allain ‘82 Mr. Alvin P. Almeida ‘70 Mr. Douglas A. Almeida ‘69 Mr. & Mrs. Sumner Alpert Mr. Brett Alves ‘94 Ms. LuAnn Alves-Craig ‘85 Mr. Michael J. Ambrosini ‘70 Mr. Daniel K. Amigone Ms. Dorothy B. Amis Mr. William S. Anderson ‘80 Mr. Ernest S. Angstadt ‘88 Mr. & Mrs. Stephen G. Anness ‘73, ‘74 Dr. Patricia H. Ansay ’74 Mrs. Martha L. Antaya & Mr. Donald C. Betts ‘76 Mr. Dimitrios Antonopoulos ‘73 Mr. Matthew J. Ashe, Jr. ‘82 & Ms. Carol A. Rego Mr. David J. Auclair ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. Paul R. Audet ‘91 Mr. Normand G. Audette ‘72 Mr. David A. Augustinho ‘79 Mr. & Ms. Joseph W. Augustyn ‘69 Mr. John L. Aumann ‘75 Mr. Edward J. Bajakian ‘71 Mr. Richard A. Banat ‘69 Mr. Thomas S. Bancroft ‘60 Mr. James D. Barber ‘68 Ms. Cynthia A. Barboza Ms. Shaleen C. Barnes Ms. Phyllis J. Barney ‘76 Dr. Clyde W. Barrow Ms. Peggy M. Barry ‘80 Attorney Paul M. Bartkiewicz ‘72 Mr. & Mrs. Muhammad R. Bashir Mrs. Deirdre H. Bass ‘76 Mr. Dennis E. Beals ‘69 Mr. Jak Beardsworth Mr. Norman R. Beauregard ‘76

Ms. Sarah Beckett ‘75 Mrs. Barbara E. Belanger ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Jack Bell ‘68, ‘69 Mr. Arnold H. Bennett ‘62 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas A. Benoit ‘84, ‘81 Ms. Evelyn Bernardo Ms. Muriel F. Berube ‘73 Ms. Myra R. Besen ‘75 Mr. Maurice L. Bessette ‘76 Mr. Paul A. Bessette ‘85 Dr. Louis G. Bianco Mr. Eugene A. Bisaillon ‘59 Mr. George A. Bishop III ‘60 Mr. Ernest J. Blais ‘74 Mr. Robert R. Blanchard ‘75 Mr. Gary Blanchette ‘95 Mr. Scott W. Blevins ‘80 Mr. Ralph A. Boardman ‘63 Mrs. Anne B. Boisvert ‘74 Mr. Thomas J. Boivin ‘60 Mr. Bruce P. Boni ‘60 Mr. Edward L. Booth ‘76 Ms. Marietta E. Booth ‘73 Mr. William B. Borges ‘48 Mrs. Christine A. Botelho ‘93 & Mr. John P. Botelho, Jr. ‘93 Mr. James A. Botellio ‘59 Mr. John A. Botelho ‘77 Ms. Louise A. Boudreau ‘01 Mrs. Elizabeth L. Bowen ‘82 Mr. John D. Bowen ‘61 Mr. Bruce P. Branchaud ‘76 Ms. Jacquelyn E. Briggs ‘03 Mr. Steven T. Briggs Ms. Maria D. Brigida-Gil ‘80 Mr. Donald J. Brody ‘71 Ms. Anne Elizon Brown Dr. & Mrs. Stephen M. Brown ‘74, ‘72 Ms. Leonora V. Brown ‘97 Ms. Roxanne M. Buccos ‘93 Dr. John Buck Mr. Bruce H. Buckley ‘60 Mr. James F. Buckley ‘81 Ms. Patricia P. Buckley ‘85 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Buffinton Peter & Tia Bullard Dr. & Mrs. Richard T. Burke Dr. M. Hanif Butt Mr. Edward Cabral ‘89 Ms. Wei Cai Mr. Joseph T. Callaghan, Jr. ‘62 Mr. James J. Camacho ‘82 Ms. Cynthia Campbell ‘00 Mrs. Mary E. Canning ‘83 Dr. & Mrs. Donald R. Cappadona ‘78, ‘79 Mr. Wayne M. Cardoza ‘70 Mr. Gregory K. Carignan ‘80 Ms. Pamela J. Carignan ‘83 Mr. Mark H. Carney Mr. & Mrs. Albert W. Caron, Jr. ‘69 Mr. David W. Carreau ‘55 Ms. Mary C. Cassidy ‘77 Mr. & Ms. William A. Chace ‘92, ‘81 Mr. Henry A. Champagne ‘83 Mr. Eugene K. Chapman, Jr. ‘47 Mr. Lee V. Charlton

Mr. James F. Charrette ‘97 Mr. Ashok Ruman Charry ‘00 Mr. Everett Charves ‘52 Ms. Wen Chen ‘95 Mr. & Mrs. Randall Christensen ‘85, ‘86 M. Nien-Si Chu Ms. Patricia M. Ciavola ‘82 Mr. Stephen M. Clancy ‘80 Ms. Susan A. Clarke ‘01 Ms. Vernell L. M. Clouden ‘99 Mr. Maurice G. Coderre ‘66 Mr. Peter D. Connolly Mr. Ben L. Cook ‘89 Ms. Dyanne F. Cooney ‘95 Mr. Leonard W. Coriaty ‘87 Mr. John F. Cornwell ‘59 Ms. Carolyn Correia Xifaras Mr. & Mrs. Antone Correia ‘67, ‘83 Dr. Antonio H. Costa ‘83 Mr. Mike Costa ‘01 Mr. & Mrs. Paul J. Costa ‘78, ‘80 Mr. Scott W. Costa ‘78 Dr. Susan T. Costa ‘72 Mr. Leonard D. Cotter ‘52 Mr. & Mrs. Keith D. Coughlin ‘85 Mr. Robert J. Counihan ‘73 Professor Alden W. Counsell ‘42 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Cozzolino ‘87, ‘88 Ms. Maria F. Crivello ‘80 Mr. Robert C. Crowley ‘79 Colonel Ronald J. Cruz (Ret.) ‘69 Mr. & Mrs. John J. Czyzewski ‘81, ‘78 Mr. & Mrs. Carlos A. DaCunha Mr. Kurt R. Dahlberg ‘73 Mr. Edward V. Dailey ‘54 Mr. Daniel daLuz ‘63 Mr. Charles F. Daly ‘73 Mr. John S. Davis ‘76 Mr. Patrick A. Davis ‘80 Ms. Doloretta D. Dawicki ‘78 Mr. Daniel J. DeAmaral ‘86 Mr. Robert F. Deans ‘70 Mr. & Ms. Paul J. DeCoste, Jr. ‘84, ‘95 Mr. Garrett A. DeMello Mr. Glenn I. Deming ‘82 Ms. Carolyn J. DeMoranville Ms. Debora J. DePaola ‘74 Mrs. Kelly L. DeSenti ‘92 Mr. John J. Donnelly ‘84 Ms. Maureen A. Dorsy ‘83 Mr. Hu Dou ‘99 Mr. James A. Doucet ‘55 Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Dowd Mr. Peter A. Draymore ‘79 Mr. Stanley W. Drewniak ‘59 Mr. Robert P. Duarte Mr. Richard L. Dubois, Jr. ‘82 Mr. Robert T. Duckworth Mr. Donald J. Dufault ‘86 Ms. Celeste A. Dufresne ‘90 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dufresne ‘72 Mr. Roger J. Dugal ‘70 Mr. James A. Dulude ‘78 Mr. Joe A. Duquette ‘93 Ms. Helen J. Duryea ‘79 Mrs. Annette L. Dwyer


Mr. Theodore J. Dziedzic ‘76 Mr. Charles F. Eades Mr. & Mrs. David L. Edmonds Mr. Robert F. Edwards ‘82 Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence P. Egan ‘80 Mr. Brian J. Ego ‘88 Mr. & Mrs. Abraham Ehrenhaus Chancellor Professor & Mrs. Sherif D. El Wakil Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. England ‘85, ‘65 Mr. Steven B. Ennis ‘97 Mr. Selwyn Epstein Dr. & Mrs. Paul M. Ernsting ‘83, ‘82 Mr. Antonio F. Esteves ‘80 Chancellor Professor Gilbert Fain Dr. Qinguo Fan M. Xiaolong Fang ‘96 Mrs. Maureen J. Fanning ‘71 Dr. John W. Farrington ‘66 Dr. Richard Faulkenberry Mr. & Mrs. Scott C. Faulkner ‘83 Mr. Laurier A. Fauteux ‘69 Mr. William J. Fawcett ‘60 Mr. Alan H. Ferguson ‘74 Mr. Bruce E. Fernandes ‘81 Ms. Marian Fernandes Mr. Anthony J. Ferreira ‘54 Mrs. Maria Ferreira-Bedard ‘88 Mr. Richard S. Fine ‘76 Mr. Barry S. Fineberg ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. Louis D. Finger Dr. John Finnie Mr. David T. Fisher ‘83 Professor Edward J. Fitzpatrick, Jr. Mr. Martin W. Flinn ‘79 Mr. & Mrs. Philip A. Flynn Mr. Edmund T. Folger ‘75 Ms. Susan D. Fonseca Mr. Robert G. Fortes ‘77 Ms. Kathleen D. Fortier ‘00 Dr. & Mrs. Irving A. Fradkin Mr. & Mrs. David Francis Mr. David J. Fredette ‘78 Dr. Janet L. Freedman Mr. James C. Freeman ‘87 Mr. & Mrs. Kevin F. Frey Dr. & Mrs. Peter Friedman Mr. Ronald J. Fryer ‘55 Mr. John E. Furtado ‘68 Mr. Michael A. Furtado ‘80 Ms. Julia Furtado-Lavoie ‘87 Mr. Kristopher G. Furtney ‘80 Mr. Richard L. Fyans ‘65 Mr. & Mrs. Pierre J. Gabriel ‘75, ‘78 Mr. John C. Gagnon ‘74 Mr. Roger J. Gagnon ‘61 Mrs. Amy B. Gaines ‘77 Mr. William F. Gainey ‘85 Mr. Donald M. Gale ‘79 Mrs. Eugene Galkowski Mr. Kevin F. Galligan ‘77 Mr. Stephen F. Gardiner ‘74 Mr. Peter D. Garvey ‘70 Mr. Dennis A. Gauthier ‘72 Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Gauvin ‘85 Ms. Margaret A. Geist ‘78

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The Rosalyn B. Geller Trust Mr. Kurt Gent ‘74 Mr. Douglas K. Gentile ‘85 Mr. Edwin B. Gentle III ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Paul Geoghegan ‘79, ‘78 Mr. & Mrs. John Gerry ‘78, ‘69 Ms. Paige M. Gibbs Mr. Thomas M. Gibney ‘86 Mr. David Gilbertson Mr. Stephen R. Giordano ‘96 Mr. Peter C. Giusti ‘65 Mr. Walter R. Goldstein, Jr. ‘76 Ms. Roberta J. Gomes Professor Emeritus Fryderyk E. Gorczyca ‘58 Mr. & Mrs. Douglas S. Gould ‘86, ‘84 Mrs. Linda R. Gouveia ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Philip R. Graham ‘79, ‘78 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Grandmaison ‘73, ‘74 Dr. Lawrence W. Gray ‘77 Dr. Barbara B. Greene ‘77 Mr. David C. Greim ‘79 Ms. Patricia M. Grindell ‘92 Mr. Zhengyu Gu ‘92 Mr. Henry A. Guay ‘65 Mr. Paul B. Guillet ‘79 Mr. Jeffrey P. Gworek ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. David P. Hack ‘90, ‘91 Mr. & Mrs. John F. Haley Mr. Lawrence C. Hall Mr. & Mrs. Timothy R. Haller ‘88, ‘87 Mr. & Mrs. Armand R. Hamel ‘87, ‘73 Mrs. Claire M. Hanify Mr. J. Michael Hannon ‘62 Professor Kazi E. Haq Mr. Robert J. Harpham ‘73 Ms. Bryar Hasenjaeger Mr. Riffat Hassan Ms. Lorraine Roy Hawkes ‘71 Mr. Raymond F. Haworth ‘51 Mr. & Mrs. William G. Heaney ‘03, ‘78 Professor Robert C. Helgeland ‘68 Mr. William D. Hennessy Professor Eugene Herman Mr. Wil Herrup Ms. Maeve D. Hickok ‘02 Mr. James M. Hickox ‘77 Mr. Jonathan E. Hird Dr. & Mrs. Alan W. Hirshfeld Mrs. Carol A. Hokans ‘82 Mr. & Mrs. Melvyn Holland Professor Elliott P. Horch Mr. Robert T. Houghton, Jr. ‘69 Mr. William T. Howell, Jr. ‘79 Mr. Ronald W. Hoy ‘64 Chancellor Professor Jong-Ping Hsu Mr. Keping Hu ‘93 Chancellor Professor Toby E. Huff Mr. John Hughes ‘87 Mr. Gary J. Hunt ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. Kim M. Hyland ‘84, ‘73 Mr. Nasir Islam Mr. Mark E. Jenkins ‘84 Ms. Bei Jiang ‘02 Ms. Beverly A. Johnson ‘93 Mr. David W. Johnson ‘75 Mr. John R. Johnson ‘73



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Mr. Richard C. Letendre ‘80 Dr. & Mrs. Clinton N. Levin Ms. Gang Li ‘92 Mr. Christopher Limerick, Jr. ‘50 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth D. Lipman Ms. Nanette Defeo Longley ‘76 Mr. Joseph E. Longo ‘97 Mr. Alan W. Loomis ‘76 Mr. Dennis J. Lopes ‘74 Mr. Gennaro R. Lopriore ‘56 Ms. Cynthia J. Lord ‘78 Mr. Gene Louden Mr. Paul A. Lovett, Jr. ‘78 Mr. Michael P. Lucas ‘80 Dr. Nancy S. Lussier-Lamontagne ‘65 Mr. Vernon J. Mace ‘77 Mr. Rodney F. Mach ‘79 Mr. John G. Machado ‘91 Mr. Kenneth R. Machado ‘72 Mr. Robert D. Machado ‘68 Mr. Glenn S. MacNaught ‘83 Mr. Dana W. Madden ‘85 Mrs. Christine A. Mahoney ‘84 Mr. Howard L. Mallowes IV ‘02 Mrs. Kerry A. Manchester ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. Timothy A. Mancour ‘88, ‘89 Mr. James V. Mangano, Jr. ‘72 Mrs. Anne E. Manzi ‘42 Mr. John R. Maples ‘74 Mr. William H. Marginson ‘62 Mr. & Mrs. Guido Marino Ms. Jacqueline F. Marmen ‘82 Mr. William H. Marsden ‘54 Mr. Richard T. Marsland ‘73 Mr. Anthony M. Martin Ms. Elizabeth A. Martin ‘78 & Mr. Martin Wood Mr. Paul A. Martin ‘84 Mr. Abel R. Massa ‘78 Ms. Carolee S. Matsumoto Mr. Michael C. May ‘97 Mr. Bruce A. McCaffrey ‘75 Mr. Daniel P. McCarthy ‘82 Mr. & Mrs. Brian S. McCarthy ‘75, ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Michael G. McCarthy, Jr. ‘99 Mr. Hugh R. McCartney III ‘77 Mrs. Jane McCaulley-Limonciello ‘86 Ms. Karen L. McCloskey ‘87 Mr. & Ms. Edward F. McCormick ‘77, ‘78 Mr. Frederick B. McDonald ‘55 Ms. Canice H. McGarry Brian & Cindy McGreevy ‘78, ‘79 Mr. Kenison A. McIntosh ‘59 Professor Donald G. McKinley Mr. Robert C. McLaughlin, Jr. ‘61 Mrs. Kathleen G. McNeil ‘81 Ms. Gale M. Medeiros ‘80 Mr. John Medeiros ‘60 Mr. John E. Medeiros ‘83 Mr. Norman S. Medeiros ‘93 The Honorable Joan M. Menard Mr. & Mrs. James Mendes ‘82, ‘83 Ms. Natalie Mendes Mr. Anthony Mercadante ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. Alan B. Mercer ‘48 Ms. Elaine R. Meredith ‘81

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Meredith ‘75, ‘77 Mrs. Beth Milham ‘92 Ms. Elizabeth A. Miller ‘55 Ms. Julia M. Miller ‘89 Ms. Judith A. Mitchell ‘80 Mr. William A. Mitchell Mr. & Mrs. William J. Mitchell Ms. Theophano Mitsa Mr. Joseph F. Mocker, Jr. ‘61 Dr. & Mrs. Gerald J. Monchik Mr. John M. Moreira ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Morgan, Jr. ‘73, ‘70 Mr. Raymond E. Morris ‘47 Ms. Leilah A. Moses ‘00 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Moss III Mr. David C. Moura Mrs. M. Teresa Mozaz ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Nick Mucciardi ‘01 Mr. Earle R. Munroe ‘60 Mr. Thomas A. Munroe ‘73 Mr. Edward M. Murphy ‘34 Mr. John M. Murphy ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. Vincent John Murphy ‘77, ‘93 Ms. Gina M. Muscato ‘00 Mr. Subbiah Muthukalayappan ‘03 Mr. Charles J. Nannery ‘37 Mr. Donald E. Napert ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Peter Narbonne ‘77 Ms. F. Lee Nason Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Nickerson ‘76 Mr. Phillip W. Nimeskern, Jr. ‘77 Mr. Paul A. Nolin ‘70 Mr. Wendell P. Nooth, Jr. ‘72 Ms. Christine Nounou ‘74 Mr. George W. Noyes Mr. Adam J. Nucci ‘00 Ms. Donna M. O’Connor ‘78 Dr. Nancy J. O’Connor ‘80 Mr. Robert E. O’Hare ‘80 Mr. Patrick J. O’Leary ‘85 Ms. Sheila K. Oliva ‘91 Mr. Richard T. Oliveira ‘63 Mr. James B. Osborne, Jr. ‘63 Mr. & Ms. Roland M. Ouellette ‘79, ‘80 Mr. Earl B. Parker ‘58 Mr. Joseph E. Parola ‘82 Ms. Catherine A. Partridge ‘79 Ms. Mary Ann Partridge ‘80 Mr. Jeffrey R. Paul ‘89 Mr. Robert M. Payer ‘67 Mrs. Susan L. Payne ‘78 Dean Eileen Peacock Ms. Alice Pearse Mr. George A. Peck ‘80 Ms. Susan Peloquin ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. John S. Penney, Jr. Mr. Richard L. Pepin ‘83 Mr. & Mrs. Dennis P. Pereira ‘82 Mr. John M. Pereira ‘78 Mr. Jose L. Pereira ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. Manuel F. Pereira Mr. Bruce B. Perry ‘73 Mrs. Rose A. Perry ‘76 Mrs. Geraldine A. Perry-Lopes ‘69 Mr. James B. Persons Ms. Susan Blackmore Peterson

UMass Dartmouth Donors Attorney & Mrs. George F. Phelan Ms. Charlene Picard Mr. Gerald F. Pietruska ‘67 Ms. June M. Pina ‘72 Mr. Clinton E. Pires ‘75 Mr. Dino R. Polselli ‘56 Mrs. Mary Alice Post ‘77 Mr. James R. Pratt, Jr. ‘89 Dr. William C.H. Prentice ‘73 Ms. Pamela W. Prescott ‘85 Mr. David P. Quilty ‘77 Mr. William M. Ramsay ‘02 Mr. Edward J. Rank ‘87 Mr. Luis M. Raposo ‘83 Dr. & Mrs. Paul A. Rapoza ‘76 Ms. Pamela J. Ras ‘88 Mr. Paul J. Rauker ‘92 Mrs. Sandra M. Read ‘76 Mr. Jeffrey S. Reback ‘71 Ms. Ann M. Reed ‘86 Mrs. Kelly A. Reynolds ‘01 Mr. & Mrs. Timothy J. Rezendes ‘84, ‘93 Mr. Milton Rhodes ‘41 Mr. F. Paul Richards ‘74 Mr. John F. Richards ‘72 Mr. Raymond C. Richardson, Jr. ‘57 Mr. & Mrs. George W. Ripley III Dr. & Mrs. Larry D. Robbins ‘78 Mrs. Claire Robinson ‘78 Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey L. Robinson The Honorable Michael J. Rodrigues ‘83 Mr. George Rogers Mr. Richard F. Rogers ‘50 Mr. Scott D. Roman ‘91 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Rosa ‘73, ‘75 Rose Family Trust Mr. Joseph G. Rose III ‘39 Mrs. Evelyn S. Rosen Dr. & Mrs. Eli Rubin Mrs. Patricia A. Rucker ‘78 Mr. Fuding Rui ‘96 Professor Gail E. Russell Mr. & Mrs. William M. Russell ‘85 Ms. Saowalak Saeteng ‘98 Mr. Howard W. Salden ‘84 Ms. Gerda A. Sano ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. Michael P. Sansoucy ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. George P. Santos Mr. David A. Sarro ‘03 Mr. & Mrs. Frederick R. Satkin ‘95 Ms. Michelle Sauve ‘04 Dr. & Mrs. Daniel J. Schlitzer Ms. Lea A. Schneider ‘83 Mr. Andrew G. Schofield, Jr. ‘70 Mr. Gilbert N. Schofield ‘51 Mrs. Thelma Schwartz Ms. Kathleen Scieszka ‘97 Mr. & Mrs. J. Richard Sciuto Mr. Bruce C. Scofield ‘71 Mrs. Elise M. Servant ‘73 Mrs. Kathleen Shannon ‘83 Mr. & Mrs. Robert F. Shea, Sr. Mr. Kevin T. Sheedy ‘97 Mr. Mohammad Saeed Sheikh ‘83 Mr. Brian M. Shelton ‘99 Mr. Walter O. Shepard, Jr. ‘65

Mr. James M. Shevlin ‘82 Mr. Alvin H. Shwartz Mr. Kenneth Alan Shwartz Mr. William A. Sicard ‘90 Mr. Manuel H. Silva ‘80 Ms. Mary Silva Dr. Augustine Silveira, Jr. ‘57 Ms. Evelyn M. Silvia ‘69 Mr. Edward J. Simmons, Sr. ‘89 Mr. & Mrs. George D. Simpkin Dr. Bal Ram Singh Mr. Michael Sitarz ‘72 Dr. William E. Skinner Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Skubas Dr. Walter Smietana ‘64 Mrs. Deborah C. Smith ‘95 Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Smith ‘80 Attorney & Mrs. Peter Smola Mrs. Louise E. Snyder ‘69 Mr. James J. Soares ‘66 Mr. Victor C. Soares ‘84 Mr. Xiao-Xi Song ‘94 Mr. Roland P. Sorel ‘60 Ms. Denise M. Soucy ‘86 Professor Frank F. Sousa Mr. Lou Souza Mr. Ronald Souza ‘67 Ms. Carol B. Spencer ‘92 Mr. Girard L. St. Amand ‘70 Mr. Raymond H. St. Pierre ‘52 Mr. Charles Stampler Lt. Col. Audrey Stebenne, USAF (Ret.) ‘70 Mr. Alexander J. Stevenson ‘78 Mr. Sheldon I. B. Straker ‘99 Mr. John R. Stratford ‘54 Ms. Jane Strillchuk Brookins ‘82 Mr. Richard D. Strong ‘71 Ms. Christina K. Styan ‘00 Mr. Brian G. Sullivan ‘79 Mr. & Mrs. Peter J. Sullivan Mr. Karl Svendsen ‘63 Mr. & Mrs. Anwar H. Syed Mrs. Doreen M. Sylvia Hutchinson ‘88 Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sylvia ‘59 Mr. John Sylvia, Jr. ‘52 Mrs. Michele J. Sylvia ‘98 Mrs. Mary L. Francis-Sylvia ‘77 & Mr. Paul E. Sylvia ‘74 Ms. Pearl R. Szatek ‘78 Mr. Michael L. Szydlowski ‘64 Mr. Roger P. Tache ‘80 Mr. Kevin Z. Tang Mr. John F. Tansey ‘71 Ms. Diane M. Tavares ‘74 Mr. Charles G. Taylor ‘65 Mr. Donald F. Taylor ‘54 Ms. Theresa D. Taylor ‘81 Mr. John M. Teal Mr. Antonio A. Teixeira ‘78 Mr. John A. Theriault ‘89 Professor Doris Thibault Mr. Joseph G. Thomas, Jr. ‘73 Mr. & Mrs. Gordon R. Thomas ‘69, ‘70 Ms. Erin Tierney Mr. Andrew Tillett Mr. William D. Titcomb ‘62

Mr. Donald R. Trahan ‘71 Dr. Linus Travers The Honorable Philip B. Travis ‘63 Mr. Martin E. Treadup ‘64 Mr. Stephen S. Trond ‘55 Mr. Mark Truelson ‘83 Ms. Kathleen F. Trumbull ‘79 Professor Ann E. Tschirch Mr. Douglas J. Turner ‘69 Mr. John E. Tuttle ‘63 Dr. Sanford W. Udis Mr. John M. Vaccaro ‘85 Mrs. Tammy E. Vacha-Carreiro ‘88 Ms. Dorothy A. Valenti Ms. Nancy E. Vanasse ‘90 Mr. & Mrs. Harvey D. Varnet ‘75, ‘69 Mr. Peter M. Vercellone ‘69 Mr. Gareth I. Vigus ‘92 Mr. Jason M. Vining ‘98 Mrs. Karen E. Viteritti ‘79 Mr. Steve W. Wainio ‘73 Professor & Mrs. Richard Walder Mr. Samuel Walder ‘52 Ms. Marilyn E. Walker ‘78 Mr. Richard C. Walker ‘74 Mr. Thomas A. Wallace ‘72 Mr. Jianyi Wang Mr. Ling-jun Wang ‘81 Ms. Susan Warren ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. Robert Watkins ‘02 Dr. Robert P. & Mrs. Linda Waxler Mr. & Mrs. David A. Webster ‘71 Mr. Jeffrey Weissman ‘72 Mr. J. Charles West ‘78 Charles & Patricia White Mrs. Judith G. White Mr. Paul M. White ‘80 Mr. Michael J. Whitefield ‘86 Mr. John W. Whitehead ‘64 Mr. Robert M. Whitehead ‘66 Mr. John F. Whiteside ‘52 Ms. Kym M. Whitney-Johnson ‘92 & Mr. Thomas Johnson ‘93 Mr. Donald F. Wilbur ‘54 Mrs. Virginia F. Wilkens ‘82 Mrs. Jean E. Williams ‘90 Mr. Maurice J. Wills ‘65 Mr. Francis P. Wilson ‘62 Mr. Mitchell M. Winkler ‘80 Ms. Gail A. Winn ‘77 Mrs. Theresa A. Winsor ‘73 Mrs. Norma A. Winsper ‘73 Mr. Jeffrey A. Wolfman Mr. Stephen W. Wong ‘92 Mr. David F. Wood ‘72 Mr. Edward B. Wood ‘50 Ms. Beverly Woodward Mr. Malcolm D. Woodward III ‘78 Mrs. Shenshen Wu Ms. Jenny Xifaras ‘60 Mr. Hao Xin ‘95 Mr. & Mrs. Mingde Xin Mr. Jun Xu ‘96 Mr. Yaode Xu ‘95 Ms. Hui Hu ‘01 & Mr. Rongwei Xuan ‘98 Mr. Robert B. Yates ‘84


Chancellor Professor & Mrs. Melvin B. Yoken Mr. & Mrs. Abdul Zahir Mr. Yi Zhang ‘91 Mr. Baosen Zhou ‘97 M. Dantong Zhu Ms. Li Zhuang Ms. Rosemary A. Zurawel ‘73 Mr. Dirk A. Zwart ‘77

Members Mr. & Mrs. Chad H. Abare ‘04 Ms. Lynne M. Abelson ‘81 Dr. & Mrs. William Abesh Mr. James J. Abreu ‘74 Mr. Warren L. Abreu ‘84 Ms. Torrey L. Adams ‘75 & Mr. Claude R. Charest ‘75 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth E. Aducci Mr. & Mrs. Jose A. Afonso ‘82, ‘83 Mr. & Mrs. Nizamuddin Ahmad Mr. Raffaele Aiello ‘64 Mr. & Mrs. Gary R. Alaownis ‘76 Mr. Jeffrey M. Albertine ‘04 Mr. Bradford J. Allen ‘80 Mr. Keith M. Allen ‘04 Mr. & Mrs. Thomas F. Allen ‘80, ‘79 Ms. Elizabeth Ann Almeida ‘95 Mr. Nadilio D. Almeida ‘66 Ms. Toni M. Almeida Ms. Valentina M. Almeida ‘82 Mr. Brent J. Amaral ‘05 Mr. Jay C. Amicangelo ‘91 Mr. Kenneth B. Anderson ‘76 Ms. Mary G. Andrade ‘76 Ms. Mary I. Andrade ‘81 Ms. Jennifer L. Andrus ‘03 Mr. & Mrs. John A. Araujo ‘87 Mrs. Margarita Arcand ‘73 Ms. Marilyn L. Archer ‘91 Mr. Michael P. Armstrong ‘80 Mrs. Andrea S. Arquette ‘01 Mr. Anthony C. Arruda, Jr. ‘61 Mr. & Mrs. Arthur S. Ashley ‘73, ‘50 Mr. Gary Ashworth ‘81 Mrs. Janis M. Aten ‘80 Mrs. Jeanne L. Avila ‘87 Mrs. Maureen F. Avila ‘59 Ms. Lois J. Ayash ‘77 Ms. Helen Babin Mrs. Elizabeth A. Bahrns ‘75 Mr. David Z. Bailey Mr. Allen R. Baker ‘86 Mr. William F. Baker ‘71 Mr. & Mrs. Richard S. Banys ‘80, ‘81 Mr. Michael J. Barber ‘62 Mr. Mario J. Barbosa ‘77 Mr. John G. Barradas ‘79 Mrs. Jean A. Barros ‘70 Mr. & Mrs. Nathan D. Barry Mr. John K. Bassett ‘79 Ms. Louise Bastarache ‘78 Mr. & Mrs. Alan Bayreuther ‘55, ‘54

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Mrs. Cheryl L. Curley ‘86 Mr. & Mrs. James H. Curley ‘94 Ms. Sarah P. Curley ‘99 Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Cutler ‘70 Ms. Alice J. Czaja Mr. Donald R. Czekanski ‘75 Mr. Antonio M. Dacunha ‘88 Mr. Scott K. Daggett ‘97 Ms. Mary Ann Daher ‘75 Mr. & Ms. Thomas J. Daigle ‘81 Mrs. Diana L. Daley ‘79 Mr. Michael Daley ‘84 Ms. Maria J. DeSousa D’Alu ‘71 Ms. Jane V. Damiani ‘87 Mrs. Melissa M. Danforth ‘93 Mr. & Mrs. Fernando DaSilva ‘75, ‘78 Mr. Frederick E. Davis ‘87 Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Davis Mr. Kevin F. DeAquair ‘92 Mr. Wesley T. Decampos ‘77 Ms. Marie E. DeConto-Thomas ‘83 Ms. Doreen M. DeFreitas ‘73 Mrs. Mary Ellen A. DeFrias ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. Delano ‘57 Mr. James Deliyiannis ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Marc D. DeMoura ‘91, ‘03 Mr. Gerald M. Deneault ‘66 Mrs. Monica A. DeSalvo ‘87 & Mr. Parris F. Kellermann ‘91 Mr. Jevon K. Desena ‘91 Mr. Paul R. Desforges ‘62 Mr. Joseph M. Desousa ‘83 Mrs. Marianne DeSouza ‘84 Mr. Dennis Desrosiers ‘74 Ms. Dorothy L. Desrosiers ‘73 Professor Mary Ann Dillon Mr. & Mrs. Vincent DiMaiolo, Jr. Mr. Craig P. Dixon ‘03 Ms. Dagmar Dockery ‘04 Ms. Beverly L. Dolinsky Mr. & Ms. Randall Domingos ‘71 Mr. & Mrs. Brian M. Donahoe ‘74, ‘75 Mr. Clell S. Donald, Jr. ‘76 Mr. Lee S. Donohue ‘89 Mr. & Mrs. Walter E. Doraz ‘70, ‘71 Ms. Susan Dorry ‘89 & Mr. Robert M. Nyman ‘90 Mrs. Joanne M. Douglas ‘83 Mr. Thomas M. Dowd ‘79 Ms. Joann M. Downs ‘86 Ms. Eudora Dronge ‘42 Mr. Michael J. Duarte ‘80 Ms. Paula M. Duarte ‘90 Mr. Timothy P. Duarte ‘89 Ms. Lynn A. Dubreuil ‘88 Mr. Robert A. Dumais ‘78 Ms. Mary E. Dunderdale ‘96 Mr. & Mrs. John P. Dunn Very Reverend Walter M. Dziordz ‘77 Mr. Charles L. Eble Mr. & Mrs. Arthur W. Eddleston ‘82, 89 Mr. Alan A. Edwards ‘91 Mrs. Jacqueline E. Einstein ‘91 Mr. Christopher K Eliadi ‘00 Mr. & Mrs. Glenn A. Ellis ‘84, 86 Mr. Francis R. Emond ‘74

Mr. Bjorn Endresen ‘01 Ms. Linda Enos ‘78 Mr. David L. Erickson ‘86 Ms. Elaine T. Espinola ‘83 Mr. William R. Etchells ‘55 Mr. Leonard R. Euart, Jr. ‘74 Mr. & Mrs. Shawn M. Eusebio ‘90, ‘86 Ms. Lisa Evaneski Mrs. Janet D. Evans ‘82 Dr. John T. Everett ‘65 Mr. Jeffrey G. Fagerberg ‘79 Mr. Carlton M. Faria ‘76 Mr. Daniel J. Faria ‘86 Mrs. Eileen T. Farley ‘93 Ms. Linda A. Farrell ‘70 Mr. Norman A. Faucher ‘60 Mr. Jason Fennelly ‘95 Ms. Linda M. Fernandes ‘88 Mr. Philip R. Ferrante-Roseberry ‘86 Mrs. Christine Ferreira ‘74 Mr. Daniel E. Ferreira ‘79 Mr. Gerald J. Ferreira ‘77 Ms. M. Conceicao Ferreira ‘77 Mr. Jeffrey D. Field ‘82 Mrs. Ruth Filler ‘76 Ms. Sheri A. Fish ‘93 Mr. Barry O. Fisher ‘73 Mrs. Noreen E. Flaherty ‘93 Ms. Kathleen Flanagan ‘00 Mr. Kenneth S. Flood ‘87 Mr. Richard W. Flood ‘65 Mrs. Rose A. Follett ‘97 Ms. Paulette J. Fontaine ‘79 Mr. & Ms. James P. Forance ‘86, ‘84 Mr. Bernard R. Forcier ‘59 Mrs. Faith B. Ford ‘42 Mr. Paul J. Fortier ‘81 Mr. Roger H. Fortier ‘78 Ms. Catherine A. Fortier-Barnes Mr. Donald A. Foster ‘72 Ms. Nancy L. Fournier ‘69 Mr. James T. Fox ‘84 Ms. Dorothy S. Frade ‘77 Ms. Alice P. Franklin ‘79 Mrs. Suzette M. Fraser ‘83 Mr. Thomas J. Fredette ‘77 Mr. David L. Freitas ‘77 Mr. Michael D. Freyermuth ‘81 Mr. Geoffrey W. Fuchs ‘80 Mr. Edward Furtado ‘53 Mrs. Cheryl C. Furze ‘72 Mr. Robert W. Gagne ‘54 Ms. Robin A. Gailey ‘83 Mrs. Mary A. Galipeau ‘91 Ms. Theresa R. Galligan ‘74 Mr. Robert J. Ganson ‘81 Ms. Marianne A Ganzenmuller ‘78 Mr. Robert M. Gaouette ‘00 Ms. Diane I. Garbetti ‘72 Reverend F. Richard Garland ‘85 Mr. Justin H. Garrison ‘04 Mrs. Diane E. Gauthier-Lavoie ‘82 & Mr. David F. Gauthier ‘83 Ms. Marcelle Gauvin-Jacobsen ‘78 Mr. David W. Gavigan ‘61 Mrs. Lisa A. Gay ‘84

UMass Dartmouth Donors Dr. & Mrs. Alan S. Geller Dr. & Mrs. Arnold Gellman Mr. & Mrs. Robert D. Gemme ‘84, ‘83 Mr. & Mrs. Paul R. Gendron ‘85, ‘83 Mr. & Ms. Alan W. Genereux ‘92, ‘93 Ms. Karen A. Geraci ‘83 Ms. Lisa M. Germano ‘02 Ms. Patricia Gerrior ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. William Gervais Mr. David Gibbs ‘81 Ms. Patricia A. Gibbs ‘93 Mr. James R. Gilbert ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. David W. Gilchrist Mr. Jay N. Gillis ‘84 Ms. Rosalyn Glaser Mr. William J. Gobush ‘97 Mr. & Ms. Robert T. Goguen ‘95, ‘91 Mr. Gordon E. Goldberg ‘93 Mr. Murray L. Goldberg Ms. Carol P. Gomes ‘90 Mrs. Patricia A. Gomes ‘78 Mr. Jose C. Gonsalves ‘69 Mrs. Margaret T. Goslin ‘72 Mr. & Ms. John P. Grant ‘71 Mr. Jeffrey T. Grinavic ‘88 Mr. Edward M. Gromada ‘68 Ms. Carolyn Guay ‘96 Mrs. Cheryl Guerra ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Mark E. Guillemette ‘78 Mrs. Laura F. Gula ‘71 Mr. Robert H. Gundersen ‘74 Ms. Susan C. Gurganious ‘68 Mrs. Katherine H. Gutman ‘86 Ms. Kathleen J. R. Haley Ms. Debra M. Halligan ‘94 Mr. John F. Halloran ‘79 Dr. Myer Halpren Mrs. Carolyn W. Hamel Mr. Bradford G. Hammel ‘78 Ms. Katherine Hammond ‘91 Mr. David P. Handleman ‘91 Mrs. Stacie A. Hankins ‘96 Mrs. Carol A. Hanley ‘68 Mrs. Jean F. Harmon ‘79 Mr. & Ms. Kevin M. Harris ‘88, ‘85 Mr. William R. Hathaway ‘77 Mrs. Joy A. Hawkins-Mikolay ‘86 Ms. Deirdre Healy Mr. Melvin D. Heckman ‘56 Ms. Alice E. Henry ‘87 Mr. Crispin D. Hesford ‘74 Ms. Dorothy L. Hesketh Mr. Michael J. Hickey ‘70 Mr. & Ms. Norman G. Hildreth, Jr. ‘85 Mr. Thomas C. Hoder ‘95 Mr. Daniel P. Hoeg ‘04 Mr. & Mrs. John T. Hoey Dean William Hogan ‘70 Mrs. Susan M. Holland ‘92 Mr. Dennis M. Holmes ‘77 Ms. Marie S. Holmes ‘04 Mrs. Marilyn E. Hopkins ‘86 Mrs. Deborah A. Horan ‘85 Mr. & Mrs. Jay Horowitz Mr. Andrew Horsfall Mr. & Mrs. David E. Horsfall

Ms. Maureen Elaine Horton ‘04 Mr. Raymond J. Houtman ‘78 Dr. Bertram E. Howard Ms. Patricia E. Howard Mr. Robert P. Huff ‘73 Mr. Warren L. Ide ‘75 Mr. Russell R. Jackson ‘68 Mr. Eric Jermyn ‘92 Mr. Xiaohai Jin ‘95 Mr. Gary M. John ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. Glenn M. Johnson ‘98 Mrs. Mary F. Johnson ‘75 Mrs. Pauline Johnson ‘66 Ms. Courtney L. Jones ‘01 Ms. Roveta A. Jordan Mr. Richard T. Julio ‘56 Mrs. Edith A. Kameron Ms. Jeanne A. Kamman ‘84 Barbara & Sidney Kaplan Mr. Donald W. Keesey ‘85 Mr. Edward M. Kelly ‘65 Mr. & Ms. James F. Kelly ‘80 Ms. Kathleen J. Kelly ‘84 Mr. Thomas E. Kelly ‘79 Mr. Donald G. Kempf, Jr. Professor Lori Keough Mr. David R. Kidd, Jr. ‘76 Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius F. Kiley Mr. Alan R. Kirschner ‘80 Mrs. Marie A. Kneizys Bourassa ‘91 Mrs. Maria M. Knight ‘90 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Kobak Mr. & Mrs. Mahmoud K. Kobeissi ‘79 Mr. Dennis M. Koczera The Honorable Robert M. Koczera ‘75 Mr. & Ms. Michael A. Kopaczewski ‘73, ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Charles R. Kresser ‘78, ‘79 Ms. Janet D. Krobot ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Russell R. Kroszner ‘77 Mr. Donald Krudys ‘79 Ms. Janice Ferretti Krueger ‘77 Ms. Deborah M. Kuczinski ‘76 Mrs. Sylvia L. Kulpa ‘90 Mrs. Jacqueline B. Kummer ‘54 Mr. Matthew S. Kut ‘76 Mr. Paul R. Lagasse ‘86 Mr. Michael E. Laliberte ‘78 Mr. John T. Lally ‘84 Mr. & Mrs. James J. Lally ‘80, ‘78 Mr. John D. Lamb ‘91 Mr. Henry C. Lamontagne ‘68 Mr. & Mrs. Roger M. Lamy Ms. Dawn M. Landreville ‘81 Ms. Linda J. Landry ‘03 Mr. & Mrs. Peter L. Landry ‘82 Mr. William H. Lane ‘78 Dr. & Mrs. Robert J. Lang Ms. Mary K. Langevin ‘98 Mr. Thomas J. Lapointe ‘75 Professor Richard J. Larschan Reverend Dr. Edward R. Dufresne & The Honorable Elizabeth LaStaiti Mr. Alvin C. Lavoie ‘77 Mr. Bruce S. Lavoie ‘98 Mr. Frank J. Lawrence ‘67

Ms. Jeannette Leal Ms. Michelle C. LeBlanc-Murray ‘88 Mr. Robert N. LeBoeuf ‘61 Mr. Robert G. Ledoux ‘83 Ms. Amy L. Leduc ‘78 Mr. John R. Ledwidge ‘67 Ms. Jeanne M. Leffers Mrs. Denise Legee ‘82 Mr. David C. Leinberry, Jr. ‘84 Mrs. Constance M. Lemieux Ms. Lauren Leduc Lemieux ‘94 Ms. Rita Y. Lessa ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. Marc L. Letendre ‘75 Mr. Herve E. Letourneau ‘81 Mr. Cedric Leung Mr. Paul E. Levasseur ‘59 Ms. Lori J. Levesque ‘78 & Mr. Wayne N. Gisherman ‘77 Ms. Michelle M. Levesque Mr. & Mrs. Melvin H. Levine Mr. & Mrs. Gerald P. Lewis ‘58 Mr. John L. Lewis ‘81 M. Chen Lin ‘98 Mr. Martin E. Linkiewicz ‘76 Mr. William G. Lisk ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Sayre A. Litchman Mr. Stephen Liuzzi ‘84 Ms. Paula D. Long ‘76 Mr. Robert A. Long ‘81 Mr. William F. Lopes ‘66 Mr. & Mrs. David Loranger ‘96, ‘82 Mr. Robert O. Loring ‘71 Mr. Armindo P. Louro ‘77 Mr. Thomas C. Lucier ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. John Lund Mrs. Joan K. Lusk ‘98 Mr. Patrick T. Lynch ‘79 Ms. Gail M. Lyonnais Mrs. Anne T. MacDonald Mrs. Nancy E. MacEachern ‘82 Mr. Gregory B. MacKilligan ‘83 Mr. Edwin L. Maclean ‘79 Mr. Benjamin H. Macomber ‘59 Mr. Fernando M. Magalhaes ‘86 Ms. Kathryn Magriby ‘74 Mr. Jeffrey D. Mahoney ‘96 Ms. Laura B. Mahoney ‘98 Mr. & Mrs. Vincent J. Malkoski ‘82 Mrs. Donna M. Malliaros ‘78 Mr. Michael S. Manchester ‘67 Mrs. Debra A. Mancini ‘76 Ms. Paulette L. Manssuer ‘78 Mrs. Catherine G. Manthey ‘62 Ms. Kathleen M. Marcille ‘90 Ms. Risha H. Margolis ‘69 Mr. & Mrs. William R. Markey ‘55, ‘54 Ms. Anne P. Marks ‘75 Mr. Daniel A. Marques ‘92 Ms. Georgette F. Martin ‘84 Mrs. Ruthann Martin ‘78 Ms. Stacia Martin Ms. Regina M. Martino ‘99 Mrs. Kathy A. Marzilli-Miraglia ‘77 & Professor Anthony J. Miraglia Chancellor Professor Giulio Massano Ms. Marta E. Massi ‘97


Mr. Richard E. Mathews ‘80 Mr. George D. Maynard, Jr. ‘48 Mr. & Mrs. David A. Mazurowski Mr. Kevin J. McCarthy ‘81 Mr. Shawn R. McCarthy ‘94 Mr. Patrick L. McCormack ‘84 Ms. Danielle Poyant McCue ‘89 Mrs. Joan M. McDonald ‘97 Mrs. Kathleen S. McDonald ‘78 & Mr. Paul M. McDonald ‘79 Ms. Janice R. McDonough ‘93 Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. McGarr ‘81, ‘82 Ms. Rachel J. McGourthy ‘98 Mrs. Barbara L. McGrath Spencer ‘76 Mr. Robert J. McGrath ‘89 Ms. Gloria P. McGreevy Mr. J. Marshall McGregor, Jr. ‘65 Mr. John S. McKenzie ‘75 Mr. William A. McKenzie ‘89 Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey A. McNally ‘85, ‘86 Mr. & Mrs. Daniel J. Medeiros ‘59, ‘79 Mr. David A. Medeiros ‘94 Mr. David J. Medeiros ‘86 Mr. & Ms. Jeffrey P. Medeiros ‘85, ‘86 Mr. John Medeiros ‘70 Mr. & Ms. John J. Medeiros ‘88 Mr. Noe O. Medeiros ‘71 Mrs. Patricia M. Medeiros ‘83 Mr. Robert Medeiros ‘62 Mr. Russell Medeiros ‘73 Mr. Stephen O. Medeiros ‘73 Ms. Claudia L. Mele ‘92 Mrs. Susan M. Mellace ‘77 Ms. Cheryl A. Mello ‘93 Capt. & Mrs. Raymond Mello ‘79, ‘72 Mr. Frederick M. Mello ‘98 Mr. & Mrs. James A. Mello ‘77, ‘87 Mr. James D. Mello ‘83 Mrs. Judith A. Mello ‘57 Mr. William A. Mello ‘79 Mr. Richard R. Menard ‘92 Ms. Ruth E. Mendonca Mr. & Mrs. Ralph C. Merullo ‘83, ‘85 Mr. Peter A. Michno ‘85 Mrs. Christine A. Migneault Ms. Carol A. Miller ‘79 Ms. Debbie H. Mitchell Mrs. Patricia M. Mitchell ‘77 Ms. Julia A. Montminy ‘94 Ms. Judith M. Mooney ‘86 Mr. Mark A. Moreira ‘85 Mr. Daniel J. Morrison ‘57 Ms. Jean Muldoon Mastey ‘95 Mr. & Ms. John C. Muller ‘87 Mr. Robert A. Mullin, Sr. ‘95 Ms. Claire Mullins ‘72 Mr. & Mrs. James P. Mullins Mr. James M. Mumma III ‘97 Ms. Juliet L. Mundshine ‘81 Mrs. Arleen Mundy ‘68 Mr. & Mrs. Christopher E. Murphy ‘96 Mr. Michael D. Murphy ‘78 Ms. Elizabeth M. Murray ‘72 The Honorable Therese Murray Mr. Michael J. Murren ‘85 Ms. Rachel Arianna Muzzy ‘82

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Professor Mary B. Nanopoulos Mr. Francis E. Nasser ‘52 Mr. Mark A. Nault ‘95 Mr. Joseph E. Nawazelski ‘77 Ms. Elizabeth Negus Viveiros ‘88 Ms. Linda I. Nelson ‘76 Dr. Catherine C. Neto ‘83 Mrs. Sara M. Neto-Kalife ‘74 Ms. Candace A. Nichols ‘83 Mr. John F. Nickerson, Jr. ‘01 Mrs. Susan B. Nicolau ‘86 Ms. Gina M. Nolan Ms. Susan E. Norlin-Staudaher ‘79 Mr. Daniel P. Norton ‘95 Dr. Branislav Notaros Ms. Liduina Noverca ‘78 Mr. Daniel C. O’Connell ‘64 Mrs. Ruthanne Oczykowski ‘91 Mrs. Christine O’Hara Mr. Bruce J. Oliveira ‘98 Mrs. Charlotte Oliveira ‘70 Mr. David M. Oliveira Ms. Norma M. Olivier Mr. David E. Olsen ‘96 Ms. Dolores O’Malley Professor Rita H. O’Neill Mr. Kevin R. O’Reilly ‘83 Mr. Jeffrey W. Osuch ‘83 Mr. Emile J. Ouellette ‘83 Ms. Renee T. Ouellette ‘98 Mr. John H. Pacheco ‘63 Mr. Gary D. Painchaud ‘90 Ms. Kathleen Paiva ‘82 Mr. & Mrs. Bruce H. Palmer Mr. & Mrs. David P. Palmer ‘93, ‘92 Mr. Keith R. Palos ‘89 Mr. Robert V. Partington ‘50 Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Partridge ‘74 Mrs. Mary M. Pasquale ‘89 Mr. Paul S. Pastie ‘66 Mrs. Carleen Patrone ‘76 Mr. Elliot M. Pavao ‘83 Mr. David R. Peixoto ‘81 Mr. & Ms. David A. Pelletier ‘80, ‘79 Mr. Roger C. Pelletier ‘88 Dr. John D. Penacho ‘81 Mr. Brian L. Pepin ‘81 Ms. Joan L. Pepin ‘73 Mr. Jeremy M. Pereira ‘02 Mr. John P. Pereira, Jr. ‘64 Mr. Luis P. Pereira ‘92 Ms. Nancy M. Peresta ‘83 Ms. Sharon Pero ‘94 Ms. Elizabeth J. Perry ‘01 Mrs. Lauralyn Persson ‘74 Ms. Lucia A. Petringa Mr. & Ms. Mitchell S. Pettey ‘79, ‘99 Mr. David S. Phillips ‘80 Mr. & Mr. Marc Picquendar ‘88, ‘92 Mr. David Kendall Pierce ‘95 Mr. Donald I. Pierce, Jr. ‘53 Ms. Donna M. Pierce ‘86 Dr. Susan F. Pierce ‘73 Mr. Jan Pietraszek ‘90 Mr. Robert C. Pina ‘80 Mr. Paul Pinault ‘73



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Mr. Stephen Pires ‘83 Mr. James K. Plourde ‘60 Mr. John M. Plourde ‘64 Mr. Vincent D. Plourde ‘80 Mr. Gerald J. Poisson ‘69 Mr. Jeffrey P. Poliquin ‘77 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Pomerleau ‘74 Mr. Ronald Ponte ‘63 Mr. Bernard J. Poritz ‘53 Ms. Phoebe S. Potter ‘04 Mr. John B. Powers ‘95 Ms. Donna A. Poyant Mr. Derek J. Preston ‘94 Ms. Leah A. Priest ‘00 Mr. & Mrs. Armand H. Query, Jr. ‘73 Mr. David F. Quigley ‘60 Mrs. Beth A. Quinn ‘87 Mr. Matthew R. Quinn ‘87 Mrs. Catherine A. Raker ‘89 Mr. Joseph D. Raposa ‘52 Mr. Edward T. Rapoza ‘77 Mrs. Rita T. Raymond Mrs. Catherine A. Reardon ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Reardon ‘89, ‘90 Mr. & Mrs. Wayne D. Redfern ‘79 Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Reed Mr. Ronald J. Rego ‘75 Ms. Rosemonde M. Reilly ‘74 Mr. August Francis Reis ‘63 Mr. & Mrs. Charles N. Reluga Ms. Joan M. Remmes ‘02 Mr. Peter J. Resca ‘02 Mr. & Mrs. Stanley A. Revzin Mr. & Mrs. David M. Reynolds ‘98 Mr. Frank J. Rezendes ‘61 Mr. Michael D. Rhines ‘84 Ms. Filomena M. Ribeiro ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Alan Richard ‘72 Mr. Warren N. Richardson ‘76 Dr. Harold F. Riley ‘37 Mr. James B. Riley Mr. & Mrs. Michael E. Riley ‘92, ‘87 Ms. Mary B. Riordan ‘88 Mr. Paul R. Rioux ‘85 Ms. Brenda L. Ripley ‘84 Ms. Carol A. Roberts ‘74 Mr. Donn L. Robidoux ‘75 Mrs. Michelle K. Rocha ‘86 Mrs. Ida Roderick ‘56 Mr. Christopher D. Rodrigues ‘02 Mrs. Rosemary Rodrigues ‘73 Mrs. Donna M. Rogers ‘81 Mrs. Ayako M. Rooney ‘70 Mrs. Beth A. Rooney ‘92 Mr. & Mrs. Keith J. Rose ‘97, ‘99 Mr. & Mrs. Edward H. Rose Mr. & Mrs. James C. Rose Ms. Kimberly Rose ‘84 Ms. Helene K. Rosenberg Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Rosenblatt Mrs. Wendy Roskowski ‘90 Mr. William B. Ross ‘63 Ms. Paula M. Roux ‘04 Mr. Kevin M. Rowles ‘77 Ms. Jean Rowlett Mr. David P. Roy ‘77

Ms. June Kuznar Roy ‘74 Mr. & Mrs. Paul M. Roy ‘96 Mr. Robert R. Roy ‘69 Mrs. Claudette A. Roy-Viall ‘68 & Mr. Philip H. Viall ‘80 Mr. Joseph M. Rubin ‘04 Mrs. Lorraine Rudnick Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Ruegg ‘80 Mr. David J. Ruggeri ‘85 Dr. & Mrs. John J. Russell Ms. Margaret E. Sabens ‘96 Mr. Robert M. Sanda ‘91 Mr. David D. Sanders ‘49 Mrs. Maria C. Santos ‘87 Mr. & Mrs. Anthony R. Sapienza Mr. Edward A. Sargent ‘70 Ms. Paula A. Saunders ‘74 Mr. Robert D. Saunders Ms. Shelley A. Scales ‘00 Mrs. Diane Scheffler ‘84 Ms. Donna A. Schenkel ‘74 Ms. Melynda D. Schudrich Mrs. Sandra M. Schutt ‘82 Dr. Jonathan H. Schwartz Ms. Mary Blum Schwartz ‘79 Mr. Jed P. Sederholm ‘79 Mr. & Mrs. Enes Serdarevic Mrs. Kristen Sethares ‘87 Ms. Laurette A. Shabshelowitz ‘01 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Shand ‘69 Mr. & Mrs. Wayne S. Shaw ‘88 Ms. Amanda J. Sheehan ‘03 Ms. Catherine Sheehan ‘78 Mr. Patrick J. Sherman ‘04 Mrs. Joan G. Shuttleworth ‘54 Mr. & Mrs. Merrill Shwartz Mr. August P. Silva ‘69 Mr. Fernando Silva ‘60 Mr. & Mrs. Roger L. Silva ‘73, ‘78 Mr. Stephen J. Silva ‘73 Mr. Raymond K. Silveira ‘50 Mr. Louis Silverstein Mr. Alfred D. Silvia, Jr. ‘73 Ms. Diane Silvia ‘92 Mrs. Diane M. Silvia ‘86 Mr. Brett D. Simarrian ‘04 Ms. Sheila N. Sinclair ‘04 Ms. Kathleen Sitarz ‘78 Mr. Kyle D. Skubas ‘04 Dr. Elaine M. Slocumb ‘76 Mr. Robert W. Small Mr. Edward D. Smith ‘94 Mr. & Mrs. Ronald A. Soares ‘70, ‘73 Mrs. Karin L. Soja ‘81 Mr. Donald R. Sorelle ‘71 Mr. Joao M. Sousa ‘96 Mr. Joseph L. Sousa ‘82 Dr. Sharon A. Sousa Mr. & Mrs. Paul Souza ‘91, ‘75 Mr. Gabriel Souza, Jr. ‘74 Mr. John Souza ‘60 Mr. John S. Souza ‘50 Mr. Richard F. Souza Ms. Patricia A. Spellman ‘92 Ms. Pamela G. Spindola-Almeida ‘88 Mr. Henry L. Spingler ‘68

Mr. Alan F. Spirlet ‘70 Mr. Andrew K. Springer ‘86 Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Spurr ‘87, ‘85 Ms. Kathleen M. St. Laurent ‘79 Professor & Mrs. Marc St. Pierre ‘98 Mr. David A. St. Yves ‘78 Mr. Donald Stebenne ‘76 Dr. & Mrs. Michael T. Steinman Mr. Theodore R. Steliga ‘78 Ms. Lucy L. Stewart ‘94 Mr. Gregory R. Stidsen ‘71 Mr. Kevin M. Stone ‘86 Ms. Deborah E. Stough ‘84 Ms. Erin A. Sullivan ‘91 Mr. Ethan C. Sunderland ‘81 Mr. & Mrs. Lee A. Sunderland ‘63 Ms. Pamela L. Supple ‘93 Ms. Marilyn Sussman Mrs. Christine F. Swann ‘78 Mrs. Patrice A. Sweeney ‘81 Mr. Robert E. Sweeney ‘81 Mrs. Elisabete M. Swenson ‘91 Mr. & Mrs. Edward P. Sylvia ‘62 Mr. James M. Sylvia ‘93 Mr. Peter M. Sylvia, Jr. ‘52 Mr. Scott J. Sylvia ‘84 Professor Priscilla R. Tabachnik ‘63 Mr. Frederick L. Taber ‘70 Mr. Ronald V. Takach ‘58 Ms. Irene C. Tansey Mr. Anibal Tavares ‘95 Ms. Mariline R. Tavares ‘81 Ms. Lourdes Taveira ‘99 Mr. Alden F. Taylor ‘41 Mr. Carl D. Taylor ‘55 Ms. Carol Taylor Mr. Paul E. Taylor ‘84 Mr. Bruce W. Tench, Sr. Mr. John E. Thomas ‘77 Mrs. Karen Thomas ‘85 Mrs. Lia Thomas ‘88 Ms. Doris M. Thornton ‘73 Ms. Elaine Tisdale Asselin Mr. & Mrs. Terry A. Tolosko ‘89, 90 Ms. Nancy J. Tooley ‘99 Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Torres Mr. Albert R. Trembley Mr. Paul E. Tripp ‘78 Mr. Daniel J. Tschaen ‘77 Mrs. Janet R. Tschaen ‘75 Ms. Theresa Tsoi ‘89 Dr. & Mrs. Albin F. Turbak ‘51 Mr. Christopher Turek ‘78 Mr. Arthur J. Turner, Jr. ‘53 Ms. Lynn C. Turner ‘94 Mrs. Valerie L. Turner ‘94 UMD Maintainers Ms. Mary Ungerman Ms. Lynn Usher ‘79 Ms. Zora A. Valentine ‘92 Mrs. Jean M. Van Doren ‘77 Ms. Nicole E. Venier ‘04 Ms. Ellen Ventura Ms. Monica A. Ventura ‘78 Mr. Dennis J. Vieira ‘81 Mr. Michael A. Vieira ‘77

UMass Dartmouth Donors Ms. Cynthia M. Viel ‘80 Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Vien ‘69, ‘90 Ms. Stacie A. Vienneau ‘93 Ms. Lu Ann Viera ‘79 Mr. Gary W. Vincent ‘81 Ms. Karyn D. Vincent ‘85 Dr. Donna M. Viveiros ‘77 Mr. Wayne C. Vogler ‘74 Mrs. Patricia A. Walker ‘79 Mr. Richard D. Walsh ‘76 Ms. Kerry J. Walsh-Kelleher ‘96 Mr. Bruce H. Walter ‘76 Mr. Kenneth P. Watts ‘97 Professor Barbara Weatherford Mrs. Penny S. Webster ‘84 Mr. David F. Wells ‘01 Ms. Marie M. Welsh Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Welte Mr. & Mrs. John S. Wentworth ‘83 Mrs. Cecilia C. Whipp ‘93 Mr. Paul J. White ‘88 Mr. & Mrs. Robert H. Whittaker ‘80, ‘81 Mr. Maurice Wiernicki ‘81 Ms. Elizabeth A. Williams ‘63 Ms. Maria F.B. Williams ‘97 Ms. Kimberly A. Wilson Mrs. Nancy L. Witherell ‘74 Mr. Stephen M. Wojtkunski ‘68 Mr. James A. Wolstenholme ‘57 Ms. Delia C. Woodward ‘02 Mr. Walter J. Wordell ‘60 Ms. Martha S. Worley Mrs. Elise S. Wylde ‘72 Mr. Joseph Xavier, Jr. ‘75 Ms. Bonnie S. Yetter ‘99 Ms. Deborah J. Yorke ‘82 Mr. Donald Yousif ‘70 Mr. Robert W. Yuille ‘73 Mr. Matthew R. Yuknis ‘95 Mr. Henry J. Zapasnik ‘73 Mr. Weiqiao A. Zeng ‘02 Mr. Jinyuan Zhou ‘91 Mr. James R. Zisson ‘82 Ms. Donna J. Zitano ‘02

Honor/Memorial Gifts The following list includes donors who designated gifts in honor of or in memory of their loved ones. In Memory of Ms. Fanny Anderson Mr. & Mrs. Francis J. Carlozzi Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Davis Ms. Dorothy A. DeBlois Ms. Patricia E. Gomes Ms. Donna I. Gregory Mrs. Elsie H. Heleen Mr. & Mrs. Leo R. Sherman Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Torres Ms. Mary Jane Tosi In Memory of Shirley Tulin Dr. & Mrs. Alan Geller In Memory of Mr. Bernard Baker Mrs. Claire T. Carney UMass Dartmouth Library Associates

In Honor of Mrs. Judith Barry Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mrs. Louise Barry Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. Ray Boone Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mrs. Burke Ms. Ellen Ventura In Memory of Ms. Ann Burnstein Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. Ken Caminiti Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Dr. Ann T. Carey Professor Donald G. McKinley In Honor of Ms. Helen Carvalho Ms. Bryar Hasenjaeger

In Memory of Professor Marion M. Chace Mr. & Mrs. Luis M. Adao Ms. Dorothy B. Amis Ms. Phyllis T. Bensen Ms. Aurore B. Chace Ms. Carolyn D. Chace Professor Mary Ann Dillon Mr. Robert T. Duckworth Ms. Ann Marie Hedquist Professor Maureen A. Hull Ms. Virginia Manno Professor Janice McKeachern Ms. Dolores O’Malley Professor Rita H. O’Neill Ms. Irene C. Tansey Professor Ann E. Tschirch Mr. & Mrs. Warren A. Whiteley

In Memory of Mr. William E. Gathright UMD Maintainers

In Honor of Dr. Peter H. Cressy American Society of Association Executives

In Honor of Ms. Carol Green Mr. & Mrs. Nathan D. Barry


In Memory of Rabbi Bernard Glassman Mrs. Evelyn S. Rosen Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Memory of Mr. Milton S. Goldberg Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Memory of Mr. Matthew J. Gonsalves Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sylvia ‘59

In Memory of Mr. Russell Hale Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Mr. Raymond Curry Dr. & Mrs. Richard T. Burke

In Memory of Mr. Robert E. Harris II Mr. James M. Eschert

In Memory of Professor Ora M. DeJesus Professor Dorothy Bergeron Ms. Dorothy L. Hesketh Mr. & Mrs. K. H. Jones

In Memory of Mr. Paul Horowitz Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler

In Memory of Mr. Roger J. Deveau Ms. Susan A. Clarke

In Memory of Dr. Walter Johnson Mr. & Mrs. Edward H. Rose

In Memory of Mrs. Oscar Dubrieul Ms. Ellen Ventura

In Memory of Kona Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Ms. Cathy Dugger Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Ms. Ida Larocque Mr. James C. Rose

In Memory of Mr. David Ethier Mr. & Mrs. Edward H. Rose

In Memory of Mr. Fred Lassoff Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler

In Memory of Mr. Daniel Thomas Evans Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. John E. Frye Mr. & Mrs. Albert W. Caron, Jr.

In Honor of Mrs. Eudine Laurans Mr. & Mrs. Nathan D. Barry In Memory of Ms. Julia Lawler Ms. Mona Provencher In Memory of Ms. Yvette LeBlanc Mr. & Mrs. Donald J. Torres

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In Honor of Mr. Albert Lees, Jr. Mr. Robert S. Karam ‘67

In Memory of Jake Nicklaus Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Mr. Joel Teixeira, Jr. Mr. Robert P. Duarte

In Memory of Ms. Jean Levi Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Ms. Pat Overton Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Mrs. Clare J. & Mr. Paul P. Vancini Dr. & Mrs. John P. Dowd

In Memory of Mr. Michael Lord Ms. Joan R. Adaskin

In Memory of Mr. Kevin Ouimet Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler

In Honor of Ms. Ellen Ventura Mr. & Mrs. Joel S. Kane

In Memory of James McDermod Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sylvia ‘59 In Memory of Ms. Elaine McLean Ms. Erin Tierney In Memory of Mr. Kevin Mitchell Mr. & Mrs. James Borges Mr. & Mrs. Richard R. Brodeur Mr. & Mrs. Norman Caton Mr. & Mrs. Robert A. Dowd Mr. George Ferreira Dr. Gary Grosart Ms. Claire C. Harb Mr. Steven Margeson Mr. & Mrs. William J. Mitchell Ms. Anne Pereira Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler Ms. Martha S. Worley Mr. & Mrs. Ralph E. Wright In Memory of Mrs. Rochelle Naftoly Mr. & Mrs. Richard H. Belena Mr. & Mrs. Leo Clifford Dartmouth High School Mrs. Bonnie Feldman Dr. Arnold Gellman Mrs. Milton S. Goldberg Mrs. Lois R. Horowitz Barbara & Sidney Kaplan Mrs. Christine O’Hara Mr. & Mrs. Donald E. O’Malley Options Salon Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Pollock Ronnie Glassman Real Estate, Inc. The Rosalyn B. Geller Trust Ms. Rachel M. Schwartz Mrs. Thelma Schwartz Mr. Louis Silverstein Mrs. Deanna Steuer Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler Chancellor Professor Melvin B. Yoken & Mrs. Cynthia S. Yoken

In Memory of Mrs. Susan Ouimet Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Honor of Ms. Sheela Percelay Mr. & Mrs. Nathan D. Barry In Memory of Mr. Kit Price Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Ms. Sylvia Rappaport Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Memory of Mr. V. Rettinghouse Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. Emmanuel Savitch Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. John Schanberger Ms. Joan R. Adaskin In Memory of Mr. Leonard Seder Mr. & Mrs. K. H. Jones In Memory of Ms. Mary Selley Mrs. Claire T. Carney In Memory of Ms. Betty Shor Mr. & Mrs. James R. Fallon In Memory of Professor Samuel A. Stone Dover Doll Clinic Mr. Edward M. Gromada Professor Louise A. Habicht Dr. & Mrs. Yale Hirshberg Mr. & Mrs. Harry Kaplowitz Ms. Beverly Woodward

In Memory of Mr. Paul Walsh Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sylvia ‘59 In Memory of Mr. Felix B. Waxler Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Memory of Mr. Jonathan Blake Waxler Ms. Angela A. Fell Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler In Memory of Mr. Steve Winters Mr. & Mrs. Edward Sylvia ‘59 In Memory of Mrs. Jennie Xifaras Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Buffinton Attorney Peter C. Bullard Cherry Place Funeral Home Ms. Susan Dedopoulos Ms. Rosalyn Glaser Mr. Robert S. Karam Barbara & Sidney Kaplan Mr. Pepe Konstantopoulos Mrs. Jennie Mierzejewski Law Offices of Peter Smola, P.C. Mr. & Mrs. Henry M. Taber Ms. Carolyn Correia Xifaras UMass Dartmouth Library Associates In Memory of Mrs. Sylvia Yoken Dr. & Mrs. Lewis Dars Mrs. Claire Levovsky Mr. & Mrs. Stanley A. Revzin UMass Dartmouth Library Associates Dr. Robert P. Waxler & Mrs. Linda Waxler

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UMass Dartmouth Donors Corporation, Foundations and Organizations A & A Gaines ABC Disposal Service, Inc. Acushnet Company Advanced Polymers, Inc. AFFS, Inc. AFSCME Local 507 Almeida Realty, Inc. Alperts Furniture Showroom Alphagraphics #183 Ameramesh Technologies American Society of Association Executives Applecorps, Inc. ASM International, RI Chapter Alice S. Ayling Scholarship Foundation Bank of Fall River Barradas & Partners Architects The Bay State Federal Savings Charitable Foundation Borden & Remington Corporation Bufftree Building Company Attorney Peter C. Bullard J. F. Burke Consultants C & A Mechanical, Inc. Cape Cod Plastering, Inc. Cardoza’s Wine & Spirits Center for Marketing Research Century Foodservice, Inc. Cherry Place Funeral Home Child & Family Services, Inc. Citizens-Union Savings Bank CIVITAS Architects & Planners Coalition for Buzzards Bay Coca-Cola Colonial Cleaning, Inc. Colonial Ford, Inc. Colonial Wholesale Beverage Comcast Financial Agency Corporation Committee to Elect John T. Saunders Committee to Elect Mark C. Montigny Committee To Elect Stephen R. Canessa Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts, Inc. CompassBank Coneco Copeland Family Foundation Copley Harris Company, Inc. Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency, LLC Core Business Technologies Cormier Painting, LLC Craven & Ober Policy Strategists, LLC Cri-Tech, Inc. Dartmouth High School Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, Inc.

D.N. Kelley & Son, Inc., Shipyard Dominion Energy Dominion Foundation Dover Doll Clinic DSD Realty Trust East Coast Form Company, Inc. Eastern Fisheries, Inc. EBP Associates EMC Corporation Emond Brothers Company, Inc. Sander and Ray Epstein Charitable Foundation Fall River Five Cents Savings Bank Fall River United Jewish Appeal, Inc. The Feitelberg Company, LLC A. H. Ferguson Company Fernandes & Charest, P.C. First Bristol Corporation Flint Village, LLC F.P.S. Fredette Engineering Services Friends of Commencement Gala Fuller Street Music Maria Furman Family Fund Garcia, Galuska & DeSousa Consulting Engineers Glaser Glass Global Glass of New England, Inc. Greater Fall River Development Corporation Greater New Bedford Industrial Foundation Greif Griffin Manufacturing Company, Inc. Griswold Rubber Company, Inc. Dr. Gary Grosart Guidance Fishing Corporation Gumbo Restaurant, Inc. H & D Dirt, Inc. The Myer Halpren Living Revocable Trust Hansen Scalloping, Inc. Hillel Hughes Sheet Metal, Inc. IKON Office Solutions I.M.P. Fishing Gear Isaksen Fishing Corporation J & S Finish, Inc. J. S. Luiz 3rd, Inc. The Jarabek Family Charitable Foundation Jewish Federation of Greater New Bedford, Inc. Jobs for Fall River, Inc. Karam Insurance Agency, Inc. Kenneth T. and Mildred S. Gammons Charitable Foundation, Inc. Kevin’s Auto Parts, Inc. Ed Lambert Election Committee Lane Design, Inc.

Law Offices of Peter Smola, P.C. Little People’s College, Inc. Lockheed Martin Corporation Ludes Family Foundation Luso-American Development Foundation The MacLean Charitable Foundation Manuel Rogers and Sons Funeral Home, Inc. Robert J. Marchand, Esq. Marine Management, Inc. Marine Systems Technology, Inc. Mass Society of Professional Engineers Massachusetts Electric Matthew J. Macy Memorial Fund Mellon Trust Melo’s Rodbusters Metro South Chamber of Commerce Micro Magnetics, Inc. Mount Vernon Group Architects, Inc. Munro Distributing Company, Inc. National Council of Jewish Women, NB Section Neto Insurance Agency, Inc. New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce New Bedford Economic Development Council, Inc. New Bedford Floor Covering Sales Company, Inc. New Bedford Mother’s Club New England Carpenters New England Construction Company, Inc. New England Electropolishing Company, Inc. The Norweb Foundation NSTAR Electric & Gas Corporation Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Omar Family Magnate Foundation Options Salon Donald T. Ostop & Company, P.C. Partridge Snow & Hahn, LLP Pelletier Realty Pencils, Inc. The Pilgrim Foundation Portuguese American Civic League of Massachusetts Precix, Inc. PREIT Services, LLC Purchase Street Ventures, LLC Quality Inn of Somerset R & F Motors, Inc. R. N. LeBoeuf Enterprises Ralph’s Auto Sales, Inc. Ramsbottom Printing, Inc. Reynolds-DeWalt Printing, Inc. River Road Family Medicine Committee to Elect Michael J. Rodrigues A l u m n i


Ronnie Glassman Real Estate, Inc. Dr. Jon A. Ruel Inc. Salt Pond Fisheries, Inc. Savings Bank Life Insurance Scott Sylvia Photography, LTD The Scotts Company Sea Harvest Shade & Shutter Systems, Inc. Shell Oil Sidney H. Kaplan Real Estate Sippican, Inc. Smith Construction Company Society of Women Engineers Boston Fund Sodexho, Inc. S.P.M. Patidar Properties, LLC St. Stanislaus Kostka Province The Standard-Times Stephen J. Liuzzi Construction Corporation Suffolk Construction Company, Inc. Sunrise League Swiftsure Editing Services, LLC The Charles Irwin Travelli Fund Tremblay’s Bus Company, LLC Truesdale Hospital Nurses Alumnae Association, Inc. UMass Dartmouth Library Associates UMass Dartmouth TAC UMass Dartmouth Financial Aid Office UMass Foundation United Way of Greater New Bedford, Inc. United Way of Rhode Island Universal Roofing & Sheet Metal Company, Inc. University Campus Store The Upstream Foundation Wareham Nurse-Midwives, P.C. Waring-Sullivan Funeral Homes W.B. Mason Sidney J. Weinberg Foundation Clement Yaeger Trust Fund

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UMass Dartmouth Foundation Board of Directors

UMass Dartmouth Foundation Staff

President Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack

Executive Director Jeffrey A. Wolfman

Many of the gifts received by the UMass Dartmouth Foundation are in the form of cash-usually by check. Increasingly, some alumni and friends have chosen to make their gifts to the Annual Fund using a major credit card. This allows the donor to take advantage of any benefits awarded by the credit card company such as frequent flyer miles, bonus points, etc. Both types of gifts are simple to make and are immediately available for use by the University.

Vice President Louis Esposito

Senior Philanthropic Officer Donald H. Ramsbottom

Chairman Gerald Mauretti

Data Base Manager Judy Amaral

Vice Chairman Robert S. Karam

Administrative Assistant Elaine Tisdale Asselin

Treasurer John Feitelberg

Information Manager Ronald M. Biron


Assistant Treasurer Donald Zekan

Director/Donor Relations Tia Bullard

Assistant Clerk Donald H. Ramsbottom

Director of Development Vernell L.M. Clouden

Maria Furman William T. Kennedy Mary Lynn Lenz Elizabeth Isherwood Moore Mary O’Neil Anthony Sapienza Frank B. Sousa, Jr. Robert Stoico Robert Watkins Myron Wilner Margaret Xifaras

Bookkeeper Juanita Lopez


Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds and mutual funds offer distinct advantages to the donor while benefiting the UMass Dartmouth Foundation. In the case of such gifts, the donor can earn a charitable income tax deduction and eliminate all or a large portion of the capital gains tax that the donor would otherwise be required to pay if the securities were sold.

Gifts-in-Kind These donations to the UMass Dartmouth Foundation are not direct, monetary contributions; they may consist of real estate and other assets including antiques, paintings, rare books, and equipment. Gifts-in-kind may offer particular tax advantages, depending upon the circumstances of the donor. We suggest that the donor consult with professional counsel for advice on such gifts.

Honor or Memorial Gifts Family or friends can make these gifts to benefit UMass Dartmouth and honor campus community members or loved ones in a special way.

Ex-Officio Members Susan Costa William Giblin Susan Leclair Michael Rodrigues

Administrative Assistant Gina M. Nolan Accountant Charlene Picard Alumni Relations Staff Director of Alumni Relations Donald A. Berube Administrative Assistant Nancy J. Tooley

Honorary Directors Alan Ades Charlotte Babbitt Patrick Carney Kevin Champagne Betty Chang Peter H. Cressy Dale Jones James J. Karam Harold Lash Gustave Lastaiti Karen G. Lloyd William Q. MacLean, Jr. Jean Whelan

Statement of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action UMass Dartmouth wholeheartedly supports and encourages the development of action programs designed to promote the employment and advancement of women, Blacks, Latinos, Asians, Native Americans, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans as a means of assuring compliance with the provisions of campus Affirmative Action plans.



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The University firmly supports the concept of equal opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status as it applies to his/her employment, admission to and participation in the University’s programs and activities, provision of services, and selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Assistant Chancellor for Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Outreach, Foster Administration Building, Room 323, UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747. 508-910-6405.

Inquiries concerning the application of nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, J.W. McCormack Building, Room 222, Boston, MA 02109.


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Donna Jackson ’81, enjoys success as a children’s book author By Linda Miklosko Donna Jackson ’81 is enjoying scenic living at the base of the Rocky Mountains and an award-winning career as children’s author by combining an interest in science with an interest in the well-being of children developed studying psychology at UMass Dartmouth.. “I don’t tone down my writing for children; young readers understand much more than we often give them credit for, and it’s important to respect that as a writer,” Jackson said of her straighttalking writing style. Her latest book, ER Vets: Life in an Animal Emergency Room (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2005) follows the poignant stories of critically ill animals and the veterinarians who save them. The book has received glowing reviews from The Washington Post and School Library Journal, and was a finalist for a 2005 ASPCA Henry Bergh Children’s Book Award. ER Vets was also named a 2006 Orbis Pictus Honor Book by the National Council of Teachers of English, which is given for excellence in nonfiction writing for children. Jackson’s previous book, In Your Face: The Facts About Your Features, is a comprehensive guide to the human face supplemented by thought-provoking photos. It was recently placed on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List for 2006-2007. Jackson’s first book was The Bone Detectives, published in 1996, which describes for elementary and middle school children how forensic anthropologists help criminologists solve crimes by

examining skeletons and bone fragments. Booklist called it “a useful, enthralling work.” The book was named an “Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children” by the National Science Teachers Association and the Children’s Book Council. While attending UMass Dartmouth, Donna met her husband Charlie, a Roger Williams University graduate, when both worked at a local Friendly’s Restaurant. In 1986, they moved to Colorado where she earned a master’s degree in journalism and wrote newspaper features – among them a profile of a forensic anthropologist which sparked her interest in the subject. Jackson is delighted to find that more and more adults are intrigued by her work as well. While at the University of Colorado, Jackson interned for IBM and worked

as an editor for that company until November 2005, carefully juggling her two careers. Today, she’s devoting herself fulltime to being an author and shari ng her passion for writing with young and old at book talks, school assemblies, and writing conferences. Someday soon, she plans to teach writing and children’s literature classes at the university level. Charlie is a software engineer for a Colorado-based consulting company, and her son, Christopher, attends college in Denver. Linda Miklosko is a graduate student in UMass Dartmouth’s professional writing program.

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Greensboro 4 member, BCC president, and dean MLK “drum majors” College of Arts and Sciences Dean William Hogan, Greensboro lunch counter protester Dr. Jibreel Khazan of New Bedford, and Bristol Community College President John Sbrega were this year’s recipients of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. “Drum Major” Awards. ‘’This event celebrates individuals who have distinguished themselves as bridge builders,’’ Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack said February 3 at the fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast at the Woodland Commons facility on the main campus. “Our honorees have displayed courage, creativity, passion, and skill in service to humanity. They are examples for all of us.’’ Elaine Brown, community activist, author, and former leader of the Black Panther party delivered the keynote speech to an audience of 250 people. The university created the Drum Major Award to acknowledge the contributions of campus and community leaders who work diligently to keep Dr. King’s dream alive. The award’s name is based on the sermon Dr. King gave at the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on February 4, 1968, just two months before he was assassinated. The sermon included the following: “If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace.” Dr. Hogan was honored for being in the forefront of the development of an academic curriculum, that in content and design, is inclusive of various backgrounds, and been instrumental in the hiring of individuals of color within the economics department.

Dr. Khazan, currently a counselor for Comprehensive Mental Health Systems in New Bedford, participated in the famous Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins, sparking the civil rights movement of the 1960s. As a lecturer in the region, he continues to spread his message of peaceful co-existence among America’s many diverse culture and racial groups. Dr. Sbrega was cited for treating diversity as a top institutional priority at Bristol Community College, and taking a strong leadership role in fostering and supporting diversity initiatives in faculty hiring, student recruitment, and retention.

Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is honored by the university annually with the “Drum Major” awards ceremony. This year’s breakfast reception included a performance on drums by Herbie King. In center photo, Chancellor Jean MacCormack is flanked by those honored–Bristol Community College Pres. John Sbrega; activist Elaine Brown; Mrs. Jibreel Khazan; and Arts & Sciences Dean William Hogan.



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Fellowship award announced By Mark Berger Two UMass alumnae have established a graduate fellowship at UMass Dartmouth to support nursing students who aspire to leadership roles in shaping health care policy. Gloria Craven, who graduated in 1977 from the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing, and her business partner, Stacey Ober, a graduate of the UMass Amherst nursing program, established the fellowship in the name of yet another UMass nursing alumna, Rep. Christine Canavan, D-Brockton, who graduated from the Boston campus. “The more nurses and health care providers are involved in politics and policy, the better and healthier the Commonwealth will be,’’ said Craven, who joined Ober to create the Boston-based government relations firm Craven & Ober Policy Strategists. “We anticipate that this fellowship will meet those goals and provide a venue to increase those opportunities.” Craven and Ober chose Canavan for the honor because she has been a strong, articulate advocate for quality health care and public policy that promotes the good health of Massachusetts residents. The fellowship comes at a time when complex

health care policies are being debated in the state and across the country. “I have always been active in legislation regarding nurses and nursing practices as a state representative,” said Canavan, the first nurse ever elected to the Massachusetts Legislature. “When I was asked by Gloria and Stacey if they

could name the fellowship after me, I was honored and I graciously accepted. Now I help raise funds for the scholarship. When the recipients are chosen, I make it a point to attend the ceremony and present the award.” Dean of Nursing James Fain said the fellowship will be a critical component of the university’s Community Health Nursing program, which focuses on health delivery systems, health care financing, and community health needs assessment. He hopes business and community leaders will add their support to the fellowship. “Recipients of the fellowship get to see firsthand what they would do in that health policy field,’’ Fain said. “We hope other people will help sustain the fellowship.”

UMass Dartmouth Math Education Research Group hosts international conference Math Professors Gary Davis and Stephen Hegedus, members of the Math Education Research Group, assembled 19 national and international mathematics scholars in Vermont recently to focus on improving teaching of mathematics. The National Science Foundationsponsored Symbolic Cognition Conference was organized by MERG to address the critical issue of teaching math symbols, which often determines whether a student will continue or halt their math education. Success in mathematics depends on

the accurate recognition, interpretation, and application of the symbols, from the commonly used pi (π) to lesser known ∂M (boundary of M). Poor teaching of mathematical symbols, meanwhile, can damage the learning experience and turn off a bright student who might otherwise have been a successful mathematician. The conference attracted prominent mathematicians such as Hyman Bass, past president of the American Mathematical Society; David Tall from the University of Warwick,

UK; Chris Sangwin from the University of Birmingham, UK; and Luis Radford from the Laurentian University in Canada. A key feature of the symposium was a presentation by Terrance Deacon, professor of biological anthropology and linguistics at the University of California Berkeley. The conference participants developed a collaborative writing agenda for compiling a handbook called Symbolic Cognition in Mathematics, which will be distributed through a national publisher and promoted on a dedicated website.

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Motivating for success When he was laid off from this job as a mental health counselor at Taunton State Hospital in 2002, Arnold Noel ’97 faced one of the toughest multiple choice tests of his life: A. wallow in discouragement or B. learn from the experience. He chose B and for the next three years, embarked on a mission to take control of his own career and life, and help others do the same. The result was the creation of Motivating for Success, a New Bedford-based company that links mental health counseling and physical training. “I didn’t have control of my career,’’ Noel said, recalling his layoff. “I wanted to do something that would allow me to control my time and make a living. I saw a connection between negative thinking and problems related to being overweight, family issues, and jobs.” So, putting his education and personal experience to use, Noel began the company and started writing a book, Mindset Bodyworks (published in 2005), which guides people in their efforts to erase negative thoughts and gain inner personal strength and peace. For more information on Noel’s company, visit Additional information on the book can be found at — Mark Berger

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Hurdler wins national championship Junior Jon Garcia of Stoneham captured the 55-meter NCAA Division III national championship and All-America honors for a third time in his career by posting a national-best time of 7.45 seconds in the 55-meter finals at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships. Garcia’s winning time once again broke his UMass Dartmouth record, broke the Tostrud Center record at St. Olaf’s College, and finished the 200506 indoor track season as the fastest 55-meter time in NCAA Division III. “I came out of the blocks not as fast as I did in the trials,” said Garcia. “I was sort of lazy after the first hurdle and after the second hurdle I felt like I had three people in front of me. After going over the third hurdle, I was telling myself that I didn’t want to lose the race. I was real fast over the fourth hurdle and took the lead. The fifth hurdle was my fastest, allowing me to catch the others. From there, I just gave it a lean to the finish.” Garcia’s national championship in the 55-meter hurdles is UMass Dartmouth’s first since Stephan Baptista captured the 1987 NCAA Division III national championship in the hammer.

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Hockey team wins first NCAA tournament game The Corsair hockey team posted a 25-5 record, won its first ECAC Northeast Championship since 1998, and won its first ever NCAA tournament game. Meanwhile, Head Coach John Rolli was named the coach of the year for the second season in a row, and three Corsairs–freshman goalie Jon Dryjowicz-Burek of Ludlow, senior forward Eric Frank, and junior forward Kyle McCullough of Danvers–earned ECAC Northeast all-star honors. . Dryowicz-Burek played in 23 of UMass Dartmouth’s 30 games, posting a 17-5 record with 1.73 goals against average, a .941 save percentage, and three shutouts. He earned ECAC Northeast Second Team and Co-Rookie of the Year honors.

Frank, the MVP of this team a season ago netted 42 points on 20 goals and 22 assists, with five of his goals being game-winners. McCullough led the team in scoring with 46 points (24 goals, 22 assists).  Thirteen of his 24 goals came on special teams, including nine on the power play.  Rolli has been a fixture behind the Corsairs’ bench for 22 seasons and has posted an impressive 441-115-19 (.783) record. The Corsairs defeated Geneseo, 8-2, in a first-round NCAA game before falling to eventual national champion Middlebury, 3-1, in the quarterfinals.  UMass Dartmouth rode a 21-game win streak from December 10, until the NCAA loss at Middlebury.

UMass Dartmouth fans cheer on the Corsairs ice hockey squad, which won this year’s ECAC Northeast championship.

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News of Note

Dr. Anthony Garro

New provost brings “unyielding commitment” to public higher education Following a national recruitment process that included input from faculty and administrators from across the campus, Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack appointed Dr. Anthony Garro as provost in March. Dr. Garro has spent the last five years at Lehman College in New York as provost, vice president for academic affairs, and professor of biology. “Dr. Garro has demonstrated throughout his career an unyielding commitment to the ideals of public higher education, a desire to serve humanity through the creation and dissemination of knowledge, and a passion to serve the community,’’ Chancellor MacCormack said.

New alumni director brings community outreach experience Joe DeMedeiros, a 1999 graduate of UMass Dartmouth, has been appointed Director of Alumni Affairs. DeMedeiros, formerly the chief executive assistant to Bristol County District Attorney Paul F. Walsh, will be responsible for engaging the university’s 40,000 alumni with their alma mater. Among his duties in the district attorney’s office was community outreach. DeMedeiros has also displayed a public service ethic by serving on the New Bedford City Council.

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“UMass Dartmouth’s commitment to personalized teaching and innovative research within an open and diverse environment resonates strongly with my own commitments and career history,’’ Garro

said.  “The university also serves as an enormously important regional resource and I was delighted to find how embedded its centers are within the surrounding community, its people and industries.” Garro, who trains as a triathlete in his spare time, will join the UMass Dartmouth team following the close of this academic year. He will succeed Provost Louis Esposito who is retiring after three years of outstanding service to UMass Dartmouth, which included rapid growth in enrollment and research, and the hiring of dozens of new faculty members. Garro was chosen from a stellar pool of candidates that was recruited and screened by an outstanding search committee led by Dr. Magali Carrera and former Trustee Bill Giblin.

Law enforcement innovator named public safety director

Emil R. Fioravanti, who most recently served as the Interim Chief of Police and Executive Officer for the Brown University Department of Public Safety, has been appointed Director of Public Safety. Prior to working at Brown, Fioravanti served 26 years with the Providence Police Department, retiring at the rank of Detective Lieutenant. While at Brown, Fioravanti implemented a case management system for investigation; developed presentations and training sessions for law enforcement, university officials, students, and community groups; initiated meetings with students as part of formal criminal justice education; and engaged in crisis management and event planning at a university-wide level.

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Walter S. McPhail ’36 New Bedford Textile School, died last May. A former executive with Wamsutta MIlls, he was active in a number of civic and charitable organizations. The Alumni Association received a gift of more than $10,000 as an insurance policy beneficiary.


Edward V. Dailey ’54, electrical engineering, writes that when you’re pushing 80, “it’s all about health!” Donald Wilbur ’54, civil engineering, notes that after 36 years together, his wife Faye passed away in February 2005. John M. Canto ’57, textile design, widowed in 2001, married Sophie Phillips in February 2005. She was a business education teacher in Medway. Benjamin H. Macomber ’59, fashion illustration, retired from full-time teaching, but still does a lot of freelance art work at, among other places, RISD and Attleboro Museum, and teaches watercolor painting classes.


Stanley Gastar ’64, textile technology, is looking for other NBIT 1964 textile technology graduates. Donald Medeiros ’64, textile technology, has retired as the business director from BASF Corp. He works as a partner in Leisure/Santos Travel in Fall River, spending his summers in Westport and his winters in Key West, FL. Kenneth W. Collard ’68, marketing, retired after 35 years of teaching in the New Bedford School Department. Jerry B. McGinnis ’68, textile technology, is the president and CEO of Plymkraft, Inc. in Newport News, VA. The company is a specialty vendor to the Department of Defense and wire and cable industries. He and his wife, Vivian, live in Williamsburg. Al Caron ‘69, political science, has been nominated for Who’s Who Among

America’s Teachers, the fourth time he has been nominated. A former president of UMass Dartmouth’s Alumni Association, Caron teaches English at Keith Middle School in New Bedford. He is a member of the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Hall of Fame. He and his wife Eileen Soucy Caron ‘69 mathematics, ‘85 MBA, live in Marion and have two grown daughters.


Peter J. Azar ’70, history, of Winchendon, is superintendent of school in that town. He began his education career teaching in New Bedford and Falmouth schools, and his administrative career in Brookline and Granville. He was most recently a principal in Connecticut. He received his master’s in education from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. in educational leadership from the University of Hartford. Winchendon Public Schools, which has 1,800 students, represents his first position as superintendent. D. Jeffrey Karlson ’70, business administration, is president of The Building Company, Inc. which encompasses: The Real Estate Co., The Rental Co., The Building Co., and The Real Estate Co. Luxury Division. With five locations on lower Cape Cod, the company has become one of the top ten sales offices serving the Cape. David Mello ’70, management, his wife Diane, and their cats and dogs live in the hill country of central Texas, just outside of Austin. Mello, area manager for Internet projects with Southwestern Bell Corp., says, “Hi” to his Delta Kappa Phi fraternity brothers. Bruce H. Brown ’71, civil engineering, has been promoted to the position of senior president representative at Weston and Sampson Engineers, Inc. Margaret A. Martinez ’72, English, writes that, after 32 years of service with Berkley public schools, she is now director of curriculum and instruction.

Martinez received a doctoral degree in education leadership in 2002.Christine Nounou ’74, Spanish, is director of practice support for financial services at McKinsey and Co. Daniel Barboza ’75, management, Westport, is a federal investigator for the US Department of Labor. His wife, Dr. Phyllis Currier, is a nursing professor at UMass Dartmouth. Karen M. Dorgan ’75, English, received a master’s degree in educational leadership from Bridgewater State College, and is assistant principal at Hastings Middle School, Fairhaven. Michael Cahill ’75, electrical engineering, Altamonte Springs, FL, is senior electrical engineering department manager for Jacobs Facilities Inc., an engineering & architectural firm. He is married to Leonor Correia Cahill, has a daughter, Sarah, a son, Bradford, and a granddaughter. Edward P. Lopes ’75, finance, of Kingston, NH, is chief executive officer of Grafton Suburban Credit Union, which has assets of $112 million and offices in Grafton, South Grafton, and Worcester. Patricia Smith ’75, humanities/social science, of Boynton Beach, FL, survived Hurricane Wilma although her home needed repairs. She writes that “when you live in paradise, one must pay.” Her daughter Debra Smith-Jones ’91, art education, lives in Dartmouth and teaches art in New Bedford, and her granddaughter Tricia is a student at UMass Dartmouth. Bernard W. George ’76, medical lab science, retired after working for the state of Rhode Island for 36 years, and has also retired as LTC from the Army Reserves after 30 years of service. Gary Kolosey ’76, chemistry, is a high school science teacher with the Pinellas County public schools in St. Petersburg, FL. Gary W. Crowley ’77, mechanical engineering technology, works at Lockheed Martin in Owego, NY, on the tactical wheeled vehicle program, a potential replacement for the Humvee, and is called “Mr. Dashboard.”

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Phil Hurwitz ’77, marketing, has been married for over 22 years and has two sons: Lee, a student at Indiana University, and Seth, who began high school in August 2005. Hurwitz moved to the suburbs of Chicago 14 years ago, and for the past 5 years has been an independent footwear industry representative, selling UGG Australia and Simple Shoes throughout the Midwest. He would love to hear from any classmates, and hopes the class of ‘77 has a 30th reunion in 2007. Timothy Welsh ’77, painting, is a self-employed art dealer who has moved from Bennington, VT, to Gulfport FL, near St. Petersburg. He now lives closer to more of his family, and continues to buy and sell art, primarily 19th century Scandinavian photography. He can be contacted at Scott W. Costa ‘78, civil engineering, South Dartmouth, was elected as a new board member for Slade’s Ferry Bancorp. Costa is the owner and treasurer of the Bufftree Building Company, New Bedford, overseeing a number of multimillion dollar projects, as well as business development and owner relations. Costa is active in community and professional organizations, and is co-founder of the Bufftree Foundation and a board member of the Prince Henry Society. He is also a member and past president of the American Heart Association’s Southcoast board; a director of the UMass Dartmouth Alumni Association board; an advisor to the Charlton College of Business Center for Business Research; and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Clifford Stoltze ’78, graphic design, received the American Institute of Graphic Arts 2005 Boston AIGA Fellow this past January at the Art Institute of Boston where his Stoltze Design exhibition was held. He and his wife, Carol Smith Stoltze ’80, graphic design, a self-employed artist, live in Newton.

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Cla ss No t e s Jayne Brady ‘79, marketing, married Michael Prescott in April, 2005. The ceremony and reception were held at the Mount Vernon Inn on the grounds of Mount Vernon/George Washington’s Plantation and Gardens, Alexandria, VA. Dean Emeritus Donald Howard, Elaine Varelas Ryan ‘79, Jill Harrington Ciavarelli ‘79, Penny Toperzer Hoodlet ‘80, George Hebard ‘80, and Kathy Love Robertson ‘81, traveled to Virginia to attend the ceremony. The Prescotts live in Lorton, VA. Susan Clyde Crosier ’79, nursing, graduated from law school as valedictorian and passed the California bar exam. She has her own private family law practice. She and husband David have two children, Lauren, a student at University of California Davis, and Daniel, a student at Cal Poly Pomona. Peter Draymore ’79, electrical engineering, of Hudson is an engineer with CSPI in Billerica. Joseph E. Toomey Jr. ’79, physics, of Dartmouth, was honored by the Massachusetts State Police with the “Life Saving Award” at the State House for his assistance at a 2002 traffic accident. He works as an electrical engineer and physicist for the US Navy and is a US Air Force veteran.


Roger J. Roberge ’80, management, is a warehouse supervisor for LoJack. Cliff Smith ’80, computer science, of Gold River, CA, writes that “After 22 years in a variety of high technology positions, I went back to college to earn my California teacher credential, and now having a blast teaching mathematics at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento.” Gregory Paquette ’81, MS medical laboratory science, of Middletown RI, was promoted to full professor and director of biotechnology and clinical laboratory science programs for URI’s cell and molecular biology department. He received his PhD in Microbiology from URI in 1992,



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and has been a professor at URI since 1982. His new responsibilities include directing undergraduate biotechnology manufacturing programs and a graduate biotechnology program. David Peixoto ’81, accounting, is the assistant coach for women’s volleyball at Stonehill College. William McGowan ’82, sociology, Taunton, works as a probation officer employed by Trial Court of Massachusetts in Attleboro. Michael MacDonald ’83, accounting, of Duxbury is the vice president of Clear Channel. Cameron Brown MacDonald ’83, marketing, is the chief executive officer of CM Design in Duxbury.Mary Louise Nunes ’83, accounting, Dartmouth, was appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Joint Trial Board, which provides uniform enforcement of professional standards by adjudicating disciplinary charges against members through a system of hearing panels. Linda Tarano ’83, English, is married to a veterinarian whom she met in while studying library science in the graduate program graduate at the University of Missouri Columbia. She works as a library branch manager in Grandview, MO, and her husband, Tony, owns a veterinary clinic. They have many rescued pets. Tarano enjoys volunteering with an animal rescue organization, knitting, and horseback riding. Richard G. Bedard, Jr. ’84, accounting, of Paxton, has been the Winchendon public schools district business manager since September 2002, and has his MBA from Anna Maria College. Patricia J. Steeves Clark ’84, mathematics, married Gary W. Clark in 2004. They reside in North Chelmsford. Michelle Kessler ’85, design, moved to Nagasaki, Japan, in July for a year with her husband Brian and their young son, Nathan. James Sheehan ’86, MBA, has been named vice president for administration and finance and chief fiscal officer of Towson University in Towson, MD. Gary Czelusniak

’87, marketing, is vice president of marketing and business development for Insurance Center of New England, Inc., which operates seven full service insurance agencies throughout central and western Massachusetts. In this senior leadership position, he is responsible for the organization’s marketing, communications, strategic and sales development initiatives. Dave Miranda ’87, visual design, founded Vision Design Group in February 2005, a fullservice graphic design firm based in Lexington which does graphic design, corporate identity and branding, and advertising. Its web site is He lives in Lexington with his wife Shannon, owner of Woodcliffe Design and Construction. Kerry A. McKinnon ’89, visual design and art education, and husband Jack had twins in June 2004, Ruth and William. The couple, who live in Little Compson, RI, also have three sons, Jack, Tom, and Dan. McKinnon has her own business, McKinnon Design.


Christopher Adey ’90, English/writing communications, and Leia Claussen ’94, textile design/hand weaving, were married in October, 2004, and live in Lakeville. Jacinda Cannon Boneau ’95, graphic design, of Washington, DC, married Rick Boneau in August 2005. Christopher Cooney ’90, economics, and his wife Deborah announce the birth of twin daughters, Ella Rose and Lily May, born in September 2005. Cooney is the president and CEO of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce in Brockton, and is president of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He is also a member of the Alumni Association board. Deana ‘Didi’ Schuller Leedberg ’90, marketing, is married to Ken, who is an officer in the New Hampshire Air National Guard. They have two

sons and live on the seacoast in Stratham. She is business development manager for Delahaye, a communications research firm. Stephen Volkmann ’90, multidisciplinary studies, and wife Judith Araujo-Volkmann ’91, painting and ‘92, BFA art education, both taught school for over 10 years. They have moved to New York City and started a business painting pet portraits, called JAV Pet Portraits. Maureen Walther ’90, management, has moved to Jackson, NJ, with her husband Brien and two children, Sarah and Patrick. Alums can contact her via mhwbcw92@optonline. net Elizabeth Applebee ’91, visual design, of Belmont, works as a center coordinator for TERC in Cambridge. Lisa K. Stone ’91, sociology, married Walter H. Stone III in September, 2005. She is a realtor for The Highlands Real Estate Company in Chesterfield, VA. Carlos Costa ’92, electrical engineering, lives in the Ann Arbor, MI, area with his wife Martha and their two children, Christopher and Joseph. He has been associate director of the student union at Eastern Michigan University for seven years, and is involved in the planning of the new student center. Traci “DiGiorgio” Robie ’92, mechanical engineering, of Holliston welcomed daughter Sienna to her family in February 2005. She and her husband Jay also have a son, Joshua. Robie is operations manager for facilities at Wellesley College. Paula Soucie ’92, accounting, is married to Tommy Gallant. She received her MBA from Assumption College, and is controller at Laidlaw Transit, Inc. in Marlboro. The couple took a trip to Aruba and live in Leicester. Lisa Cabral Kyranos ’93, finance, and husband John, of East Freetown, announce the birth of their third daughter, Sophia Paige, born in March 2005. She is director of product development for Connecticut’s student loan foundation. Jonathan Leaver ’93, accounting, Dartmouth, has been


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incoln Park in Dartmouth stirs up a lot of memories for people who remember the amusement park at its height of popularity when the coaster was rolling and the joint was hopping. Now there’s not much left, save for the skeletal coaster and a ton of memories. But Jay Williams, a 1970 graduate of UMass Dartmouth, has those memories and something better--the deed to the 42-acre site. “I never thought as a kid that I’d end up owning this,” Williams said. “We thought it was the coolest place.” Williams, a real estate attorney and developer, owns Lincoln Park with three other men, all from Dartmouth, including Curtis Mello, another UMass Dartmouth grad. They are creating The Village at Lincoln Park, a $100 million residential and commercial development that will include some affordable housing units, as suggested by the town. Under a little-known law known as Chapter 40R, 20 percent of the units will be deemed affordable rather than the 25 percent required by Chapter 40B.

The town will receive a payment from the state of $1.3 million, and once completed in three phases over several years, the project will generate millions in tax revenue for Dartmouth. Williams and his three partners also own Howland Place in New Bedford, an abandoned building they turned into office space. Williams, who also owns property in Providence and Westport, says Dartmouth is an ideal place to do business. “It has excellent schools; it’s a great area,” Williams said. “Sometimes developers go into areas they’re not familiar with. I’m a real estate attorney so I’m very familiar with the area. And all four of us live in Dartmouth. We’re not going to put in something people are opposed to.” The Village at Lincoln Park, which will feature streets such as “Midway Drive,” will boast 308 housing units, including housing for those 55 and over. It will have a village feel, he says, similar to Mashpee Commons on Cape Cod. The development will also feature a restaurant and bank and residential units above commercial space. When Williams graduated from the

former Southeastern Massachusetts University, he taught in the New Bedford public school systems before going to law school. “I had three kids at the time and was working five or six jobs, so I figured I might as well be a lawyer and have one job,” he said. He started college as a biology major, later switching to history, lauding Dr. Joseph Scionti as a solid influence. “He was always voted the best teacher every year,” Williams said. “He was a very interesting guy. History may not be exciting at times, but he made it interesting.” And if Williams buying a place that gave him so many good memories isn’t ironic enough, consider this: Williams’ oldest son, John, a UMass Amherst graduate, worked for a construction company while in law school and one of his jobs was on the residence halls at his dad’s alma mater, UMass Dartmouth. “I hadn’t been there for a few years and went a few months ago,” Jay Williams said. “It was dorm after dorm after dorm. I can’t believe how much that place has grown.”

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Cla ss No t e s promoted to senior cost analyst for Lockheed Martin. Janet Pergola Leurini ‘93, English, is a high school English teacher in Douglas. Joseph G. Paulo ’93, accounting, is married to Cheryl Mendonca and they have three children, Joseph, Julia, and Jacelyn. Andrea Skirvin Schulmeyer ’93, finance, of Norcross, GA, works in human resources at Price Waterhouse Coopers. Antigone Z. Simmons, Esq. ’93, history, of Ipswich, is an attorney in the Massachusetts secretary of state’s office. Jennifer Morgan Williams ‘93, MA professional writing, and her husband John welcomed twins Sarah Borden and Abigail Burr in January 2005. The Williams also have a daughter, Emily. Williams continues to enjoy living on Cape Cod and working in her consulting firm, Busy Bee Communications. Matthew Zito ’93, humanities and social sciences, is the vice president of operations, southeast region, for Alliance Imaging, Inc. and resides in Burlington, NC. Maria L. Aguiar ’94, accounting, Somerset, is a partner in the accounting firm

Meyer, Regan & Wilner, LLP of Fall River, and has been elected to the board of directors of the Bank of Fall River. James E. Boyle ’94, political science, of New Bedford, is the assistant director of economic development for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Rita DeOliveira ’94, psychology, earned a doctoral degree in educational psychology from American International College last year. Lisa Allendorf Phinney ’94, multidisciplinary studies, was saddened by the death of her father in 2004, but welcomed a son, Nathan George, to the family in August, 2005. She writes that “he is the happiest baby.” She and husband Chris live in Park City, UT, and she is sales and marketing director for Talisker. Michelle Fagundes Michaels ’95, psychology, lives with her husband David and daughter Eva in Swansea. Michales is a senior milieu therapist in the SafeQuest Program, an intensive outpatient program at Bradley Hospital in East Providence, RI. Pamela J. Somers Cherry ’95, nursing, of Milton, is a nurse at Massachusetts General

Hospital.Marcia Andrade Serpa ’95, psychology, lives in Boston and is an assistant school principal in Brockton. Heather Tripp ’95, graphic design, is married to fellow alumnus Andrew Tripp ’95, accounting. They live in Hamilton and have a son, Joshua, and daughter, Allie Caroline. Andrew works for a consulting firm in Needham, and Heather is an administrative director at an independent school in Salem. Carmen M. Francisco ’96, Portuguese, teachers Portuguese and Spanish at Somerset High School. She earned her masters in teaching in 2005. Her daughter Sarah attends Providence College, and her son Matthew attends Somerset High. Her husband Tony works at Barry’s Nissan and Volvo in Dartmouth. Sheila Johnson ’96, English, of Santa Barbara, CA, is education coordinator for sexual harassment prevention at the University of Santa Barbara. Jason F. Kowal ’96, business information systems, works for the New Bedford Police Department. Stephen Millar ’96, finance, is an analyst for the private equity division of

Bank of America. He lives in Somerset with his wife Melissa and dog Bear. Dorothy S. Ryan ’96, MS professional writing, works as an editor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln laboratory in Lexington. Her daughter Meghan graduated summa cum laude from UMass Dartmouth with a degree in graphic design, and daughter Jen graduated from Mass Art with a BFA in photography. Ryan would love to hear from the professional writing graduates of the classes of 1995 through 1997, and is at Gregg Joseph Tavares ’96, chemistry, of Bradford, RI, is a senior associate scientist for Pfizer. Maria E. Yarnall ’96, textile design/fiber arts, works as a freelance designer, celebrated her 10th wedding anniversary in August 2005, and has two sons, Zachary and Nathan. Jill Treloar Bonner ’97, English, ’99, MS professional writing, is a writer/editor for internal communications for CVS pharmacy. Gayle Mangan Kassal ’97 master’s, visual design, was the subject of a lengthy article in

Alumni profile Psychology Prof. Wendy Rogers, ’85 graduate, receives prestigious award for her work


ince she arrived at UMass Dartmouth as a student, Wendy Rogers ’85 has led a life of learning and discovery, leading her to a leadership position in the field of psychology. A professor of psychology at Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Rogers recently received the prestigious Franklin V. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology. Her research interests include cognitive aging, human factors, and skill acquisition training. She is co-director of the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory at Georgia Institute, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. She is a member and past president of the UMass


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Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; a member of the American Psychological Association; and past president of the Association’s Division 21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology). After receiving her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UMass Dartmouth, Rogers moved on to the Georgia Institute of Technology to complete both a master’s and Ph.D. in psychology in 1991. Of her time at UMass Dartmouth in the 1980s, Rogers said she lived at home and worked full-time managing and cashiering at a local grocery store to pay for her education. In what little spare time she had between classes and work, “I enjoyed hanging out in the psychology building or sitting outside on the UMass steps on

sunny days,” she said. Rogers recalled “wonderful professors who are still at UMass Dartmouth, such as John Caruso, Don Corriveau, Barry Haimson, Paul Donnelly, and Judith Sims-Knight.” Rogers held faculty positions at the University of Memphis and the University of Georgia before returning to Georgia Tech for her current position. Despite having an extraordinarily busy and fulfilling career, she has found time for family life. She has been married for 10 years to fellow psychology professor Dan Fisk--professor and coordinator of the Engineering Psychology Program at Georgia Institute of Technology—and has a stepson, Danny Fisk.


The Capital newspaper of Annapolis, MD, describing the large acrylic painting she did that served as the poster promoting the annual, celebrated Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade. The painting focused on the expressions of spectators; upwards of 30,000 annually line the sides of Spa Creek to watch decorated watercraft pass during the night parade. Kassal and her husband Peter, an electrical engineer with Naval Sea Systems Command, live in Atlantis. Her painting was commissioned after she entered her portfolio in the competition for the parade design. She has a company called Painting Beyond the Frame, and teaches evening classes at Arundel Community College. She has also done work for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence; the Boston Medical Center; and Newport Grand Casino. Allegra Kuhn ’97, sculpture, works in computers at Brown University in Providence, and has a cat and a sculpture studio. Philip Lavoie ’97, marketing and business information systems, of Oak Park, IL, is a sales systems engineer for Cyber-Ark Software. Claudia Moniz ’97, accounting, of Jamaica Plain, works as an accounting supervisor for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. Antoine Salba ’98, masters of business administration, works in corporate banking multinationals and oils at the Commercial Bank of Kuwait. Matthew Trudeau ’98, sociology/anthropology, received his MBA from UTexas at Austin in 2005. Matthew, who lives in New York City, is the senior operations manager for Instinet, an information technology/financial services firm. Michelle Kimball Clarke ’99, Spanish, had a son, Brady James Clarke, in November 2005. She also has a son named Reese Michael. She and her husband Rich enjoy raising their family, working, and living in Wolfeboro, in the lakes region of New Hampshire. She is a Spanish teacher at Kingswood Regional High School. Susan Kennedy ’99, visual design, lives in Taipei,

Taiwan, teaching English as a foreign language. She plans to return home this year, and will seek a new career in a travelrelated field. Stacey Perry ’99, accounting, married Jeffrey Perreira last July at St. Anne’s Church in Fall River. Kathleen A. Torres ’98, psychology, has received her doctoral degree in pharmacology from URI. She works for Brooks Pharmacy, and lives in New Bedford with her husband Steve. Danielle Hallinan Lucido ‘99, finance/economics, owns Bay Mortgage Services, Inc. with husband Peter Lucido. They reside in Kingston, with dogs Katie, Bella, and Maia, and can be reached at Veronica Looney ’99, business information systems, has graduated from URI with a masters in public administration. Nancy Moniz ’99, psychology, earned her master’s degree in social work from Boston College, and studied in Spain in 2001. She then moved to New York City and has worked as a social work supervisor in the Bellevue Hospital Center with the Asian community. She helped create a Center for Asian Families Clinic and is writing a research paper. She is also a field instructor for Columbia University, NYU, and Hunter College. Moniz is pursuing an acting career and has appeared on TV, and in feature films and commercials. Stacey Pereira ’99, accounting, Fall River, is a teacher at Hanover High School, and received her masters of education in instructional technology from Bridgewater College in May 2005. Bryanna Tucker ’99, sculpture, of Brooklyn, works as an artist, curator, and career counselor at the Pratt Institute in New York.


Amy Elizabeth Donnelly ’00, sociology and social studies, of New Bedford, married Michael G. Marden last May. The couple visited Las Vegas and Sedona on their honeymoon. Donnelly works for Bristol

Community College. Jessica Fernandes ’00, marketing and business administration, New Bedford, is the communications director for the United Way of Greater Fall River. Meloney Irwin, 00, management, works for the Community Nurse and Hospice Care, Inc. in Fairhaven. Donald R. Lee II ’00, mechanical engineering, of Northbridge, is a project engineer for Battelle, providing contracting for the U.S. Army. Jennifer M. Medeiros ’00, nursing, New Bedford, married John Almeida Jr. in June 2005. The couple honeymooned in Kauai and Maui. Medeiros is a registered nurse for Charlton Memorial Hospital. Mike Nelson ’00, English/writing, of Fall River, is a product documentation and training manager for KVH Industries, Inc. He received a merit award from the Society for Technical Communication, as part of the society’s technical communication competitions program, which highlights the best examples of the art and science of technical communication. Nelson received a merit award in the “Quick Reference Guides” category of STC’s international technical publications competition for a project titled “TracVision A5 Installation Poster.” David Maier ‘00, visual design/photography, of Newton Center, has changed his name to David O’Connell. Peter Downing ’01, sociology, Watertown, was married last July, and is a sales software engineer for ManageSoft Corporation. Anne Kaiser Facendola ’01, psychology, and Giovanni Facendola ’00, biology, were married in October in Brookville, NY, and had many UMass Dartmouth friends at the wedding. Anne works as a guidance/college counselor at a high school on Long Island, and Gio is a pharmaceutical sales rep. They live in Huntington, NY. Karen Raposa ’01, MBA, of Dighton works as a full-time faculty member at the Boston University School of Dental Medicine and is assistant director of extramural programs.

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Matthew E. Sorensen ’01, management, of Acushnet works as the manager of the power wash company in Dartmouth. Alyson M. Vasconcelles ’01, nursing, married John Fleming in July 2005. The couple honeymooned in Aruba and they reside in Centerville. She works at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River. Tim Troup ’01, management, of Weymouth, works as a construction supervisor with Roseland property in Short Hills, NJ. John Clark ’02, mechanical engineering, is the engineer manager of Star Trac fitness in Murrieta, CA. Lesley Froment ’02, psychology, Fall River, teaches fifth grade in Fall River and is pursuing her master’s in teaching degree at UMass Dartmouth, hoping to finish this spring. Shannon Goode ’02, psychology, of Roslindale, is a social worker in therapeutic foster care. Odessa Bates ’03, sociology, resides in Hamden, CT, and is a graduate intern at Southern Connecticut University’s Women’s Center while finishing her master’s program in women’s studies. Shauna Chapman ’03, finance, works as a portfolio analyst while studying for her MBA at Suffolk University. Ian Macomber ’03, computer-oriented mathematics, of Washington, IL, is a network infrastructure analyst for Accenture. Vincent Orgeat ’03, business information systems, of Dedham, works as a mail clerk for CSG Systems Business. Susan J. Godin-Day ’04, art education, has opened a choice-based art school in East Greenwich, RI, and hosted a mask-making event on behalf of Amica Insurance during its sponsorship of Water Fire in Providence last August. Ronald A. Houde ’04, accounting, married Jennifer D. Medeiros in October 2004, at the First Congregational Church in New Bedford. The couple honeymooned in Aruba. Houde works as an accountant at O’Connor and Drew, P.C. Adam Pace ’04, business management, of Boston, works as a consultant with Boston Networking Group. Phoebe S. Potter ’04, nursing, was

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Cla ss No t e s a cardiac nurse at Mass. General Hospital in Boston before taking a position with the Department of Mental Health as a psychiatric nurse. She is studying at UMass Dartmouth in the adult nurse practitioner master’s program. Her goal is to complete her ANP and take additional psychology courses to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Lonnie Campbell, Jr. ‘05, history, of Fall River, works as a teacher in the Fall River public schools. Doug Daniels, Jr. ’05, computer information systems, of Mendon works as a software engineer for General Dynamics in Boston. Jennifer Granger ’05, history, is working on a master of education degree at the University of Vermont, focusing on education and student affairs. She has an assistantship with the development and alumni relations office, and is advising the freshman, sophomore, and junior class councils.

Deaths Alumni Ernest E. Morris ’34, Walter S. McPhail ’36, NBTS, Arnold F. Ramalho ’38, NBTI, Paul A. Landreville, SMTI Bernard Alban Dube ’57 Richard Ormerod ’60 Robert F. Degaetano ‘65, SMTI John Byron ’96 Evelyn Silvia ’69 Claire T. Mullins ’72 Michael A. Cardoza ’77 Michael A. Stoodt ’84 Phyllis Mayer ’98

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Coming full circle: from START student to mentor


n 1989, David Gonçalves occupied a seat as a student in a unique year-long course at UMass Dartmouth called START, which stands for Steps Toward Abstract Reasoning and Thinking. In January 2006, Goncalves took the helm once a week as one of three START instructors responsible for making an impact in the lives of students eager to pursue their educational dreams. The START program was founded in the 1970s to help students who, for various reasons, lacked the mathematics and science education necessary for acceptance into a technical college-level major. The late Dr. James Kaput conducted the problem-solving courses until his retirement in 2005 created an opening. Gonçalves was chosen by longtime START program member Anne Boisvert and Mathematics Chairman Ron Tannnewald as an ideal instructor for START because he is living proof of the program’s impact–a former START student who went on to graduate from UMass Dartmouth with an engineering degree in 1994. While working as an engineer, Gonçalves discovered a love of teaching. Feeling like “a musician without an instrument,” he took a teaching assistant job in 2002. “It was then I discovered my instrument; it is teaching; it is my passion,” he said. Gonçalves is now in his fourth year as a full-time teacher at the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School where he was also once a student and focused on electronics from an early age. Engineering was a natural academic pursuit for him. Born and raised in New Bedford, Gonçalves is one of three children of parents

who emphasized education as a means to achieving one’s goals. He said his education and training as an engineer gave him the means to travel beyond New Bedford but that his home remains on the SouthCoast. In START, students acquire the math and science knowledge required for admission into technical programs, as well as the reasoning skills essential for successful completion of their chosen majors. After START, qualified students are eligible for acceptance into any of the engineering and science-related majors. A one-year program, START includes four concentrations: a mathematics course with algebra that continues through an introduction to calculus; a science course oriented to the laboratory that helps students comprehend, analyze, and solve problems in chemistry and physics; a problem-solving course, in which using mathematical and other problems teaches students effective reasoning in the areas of math and the sciences; and counseling and tutoring that supports students as they adjust to university life and develop their study habits. After completing the program and being accepted into their respective majors, START students have continual access to counseling and tutoring to help them stay on track. All START students are chosen to participate in the program because they possess a genuine interest in technical programs and a demonstrated potential for success, and because they are willing to work very hard to pursue their goals. With David Gonçalves as their instructor, the students will have a living example of what is possible.


Blue&Gold Gala Saturday, September 30, 2006 Tripp Athletic Center UMass Dartmouth 6 pm Reception 7 pm Dinner Built in 1963 Designed by famed architect Paul Rudolph 460,000 volumes 300,000 visitors per year State-of-the-art electronic catalogues 150,543 square feet Ferreira Mendes Portuguese-American Archives Robert F. Kennedy Assassination Archives Center For Jewish Culture Archives New Bedford Textile Strike Oral History Cape Verdean-American Oral History Slocum’s River Reserve Oral History Project UMass Dartmouth History Project Other special projects

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n February 16, the university welcomed its new Director of Alumni Relations, Joe DeMedeiros. A graduate of the Class of 1999, Joe served as a dedicated member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors prior to his appointment. He comes to us from the office of the Bristol County District Attorney where he served the people of Bristol County with distinction.

In his tenure as a student at UMass Dartmouth, Joe served on the Student Senate and as president of the Portuguese Language Club. In 1997, he was recognized by the Massachusetts State Legislature as the Portuguese-American Youth of the Year. Joe brings with him a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience. In 2001, he became one of the youngest people ever elected to the New Bedford City Council and in 2005, he became the youngest person ever to serve as the City Council President. While on the Alumni Association Board of Directors, Joe worked closely with his predecessor,

Don Berube, on homecoming activities and on alumni outreach efforts. His number one priority as a board member, which he carries with him into the director’s role, has been to grow our membership numbers and promote the many accomplishments of this university and its alumni. I know I speak for the entire Board of Directors when I say that we are very excited to have Joe on board. I am confident that his leadership and abilities will enable us to continue building upon our powerful network of alumni. Under Joe’s stewardship, I know that we will take our Alumni Association to new heights. Please join me in welcoming Joe. He can be reached at the Alumni Relations office at 508.999.8802 or by e-mail at jdemedeiros@ I am sure he would love to hear from you.

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I was really excited when I heard about getting the scholarship…I am the first person in my family to go to college.

Tanya Matos ’09

Scholarship aims to provide opportunity for a UMass Dartmouth education

Tanya Matos got the chance to thank her benefactor– Eudora Dronge– personally. In the bottom photo, Eudora Dronge in a yearbook picture.


recent meeting between Eudora Dronge ’42 and Tanya Matos (’09) was filled with mutual admiration. For Matos, the meeting was an opportunity to meet a woman who broke new ground in her day by earning a college degree and building a career in fashion. It was also an opportunity to meet the woman who established a A.J. Carvalho Scholarship, which is making Matos’ college education possible. For Dronge, it was a chance to meet a young woman who has a sincere desire to positively influence society by teaching children. “That is one more person who will contribute to the world,” Dronge said of Matos. Dronge created the A.J. Carvalho Scholarship in memory of her father, who spoke enthusiastically and continually about the importance of education. “My father was a Renaissance man,” she said. “He was put in an orphanage when he was four years old. After completing 14 years of education in Portugal and putting in his military service, he came to America, met my mother, and they had four children.” Dronge, who earned her certificate from Bradford Durfee Textile School and now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, never forgot the scholarship she received from Drake University that enabled her to continue school. Because of that and her father’s emphasis on giving back, she established the scholarship at UMass Dartmouth to help other young women complete their secondary education. The scholarship is open to all female high school students who graduate from New Bedford High School and are of Portuguese descent. It is one of the largest single scholarships the university offers, at more than $6,000. The award was recently amended to provide additional money to students who maintain a 3.0 or higher grade point average. Matos said her family could not have afforded college had she not won the scholarship. “I was really excited when I heard about getting the scholarship,” said Matos, who majors in Portuguese and hopes to add a major in child psychology. “I am the first person in my family to go to college.” Matos currently works at the Little People’s College in New Bedford, and hopes to become a preschool teacher upon graduating from UMass Dartmouth. “I sent her a thank you letter and was not expecting to hear back from her,” said Matos. “Then, I got a call from her to meet with her. My family went up there and had a good time. (Eudora) and I still keep in touch and we sent each other Christmas presents.” —Mark Berger

2006 Alumni & Advancement Events May 28 Commencement Day 8:30 am, Alumni breakfast and regalia robing honoring Class of 1956 and all alumni class representatives, South Alcove, Campus Center; 10:30 a.m., main ceremony, amphitheater. June 14 UMass Night at the Boston Pops and Reception 8 pm, Keith Lockhart conducting, Symphony Hall, Boston. To purchase tickets online go to Call 617.287.5772 for more information July 3 New Bedford Symphony Concert and Fireworks 6 pm, Campus Quadrangle September 30 The First Blue & Gold Gala Celebrating aspiration and excellence. Building support for the library. October 13-19 Alumni Fall Festival/Homecoming Week Young Alumni & Zero Year Reunion Ratt; Homecoming Day BBQ & Class Reunions Alumni Athletic Games; Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Dinner; Alumni Awards Brunch, College receptions; Alumni Career Panel, Alumni Board of Directors Fundraiser to support scholarships, and more.Visit for more details.

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