UTjournal Fall 2012
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Redefining the Getaway
How some UT students use their breaks to lend a hand
Donor Support Critical to UT’s Success If you were on the UT campus this summer you likely saw more construction than any time in UT’s history. We had numerous projects underway, including academic and office space, athletic facilities, residence halls and infrastructure. All these projects — and the impact they have on students’ education — are a testament to the support from alumni, parents and friends of the University. The Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex, which is currently being built on the west side of campus on Kennedy Boulevard, is but one example of this support. The Naimoli family has been involved with UT since the 1980s. Vince Naimoli, chairman and founding partner of the Tampa Bay Rays, is a chairman emeritus of the UT Board of Trustees and in 1999 established UT’s Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy. The Naimoli family’s support has also funded improvements at UT’s tennis and softball complexes, now called, respectively, the Naimoli and Young Family Tennis Complex and the Naimoli Family Softball Stadium, as well as endowed scholarships for a male and female student athlete. The new complex, which is described in more detail on page 9, is expected to be dedicated in early 2013. We know that healthy, active students perform better in the classroom, so this facility will provide another venue for students to recreate, either in club sports, intramurals or athletics. It is relationships like these — at every level — that mean so much to the University. Even donors who give modest amounts, but make it a point to give every year, are critical to our success at changing lives. The donor honor roll that begins on page 49 acknowledges these relationships. It lists the individuals, corporations and foundations that donated to UT during the 2011-2012 fiscal year. Once again, the outpouring of support for our University was outstanding, and I thank each and every one of you. On a sadder note, this year we lost Bill Krusen Sr., who was one of our longest serving trustees (see page 39). His 42-year commitment to making UT a prestigious, model institution and a pillar of higher learning was outstanding. UT wouldn’t be what it is today without friends such as Bill Krusen. I hope this year that each and every one of you has an opportunity to visit the campus to see the projects made possible through your generous contributions. It’s a great time to visit the renovated Martinez Athletics Center or the new Health Sciences and Human Performance building, sit in a class, attend an athletic contest or visit with fellow parents or classmates during Parents Weekend and/or Homecoming. I urge you to see for yourself how your gifts help sustain all that is special about The University of Tampa.
Ronald L. Vaughn, Ph.D. President
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contents fall 2012 Vol. xxVIiI, No. 1
2 news of note
Grand oak transplant, UT’s newest Fulbright scholar, new intramural complex, Pascal Millien ’10 helps his homeland
26 alumni report
UT alumni by the numbers, legacy photo, Spartan Spotlights and more …
With the help of the Alternative Breaks program, more and more UT students are choosing to spend their breaks helping those in need.
10 The Path Less Traveled
16 Coming Home
UT faculty who are also UT alumni talk about their time as students — and why they came back to teach at their alma mater.
37 brick by brick
Endowment honors the life and work of Xavier Cannella Sr. ’41.
23 Grace Under Fire
When Lyonelle A. De Veaux ’98 was shot in the line of duty, she says her training and her faith are what helped her to survive.
About the Cover: Shane Autumn Nebbia ’15 blows bubbles with two of the children at Baan San Phan Orphange during the May 2012 Alternative Break trip to Thailand. Image by John Ritter from a photograph provided by Shane Autumn Nebbia ’15.
80 minaret moment
UT is no stranger to political visitors.
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Happenings on campus and in the community
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A Tree Worth Rooting For Live oak moved 400 feet to make room for new athletics facility The morning of May 16 dawned overcast and drizzly, not ideal for most construction projects. But Richard Bailey was delighted. “This is perfect weather to move a tree,” he said, noting that the tree was receiving constant watering throughout the process. The tree being moved — a 65-foot live oak — was no ordinary tree. With a stem (trunk) at 36 inches in diameter, the tree is considered a “grand tree” by the city of Tampa and is one of the largest ever moved in Hillsborough County. For decades, the oak stood next to North Gilchrist Avenue, between North A Street and West Kennedy Boulevard, right where the University is constructing the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex (see story pg. 9). Rather than cut it down, the University decided to preserve and 2 UTjournal fall 2012
transplant the tree to a site approximately 400 feet southwest. “There’s really no non-invasive way to tell how old the tree is,” said Bailey, the arborist for the project. “What we do know is this is a viable, mature tree, and it is an asset for the University. It will be here long after we’re gone.” Lake Worth, FL-based South Coast Grower completed the move. For several months, Jon Bachmann, president of the company, worked to prepare the tree for the move, pruning the tree’s estimated 70-foot canopy and carefully hand digging the root system. Prior to moving day, all of the dirt around the tree’s root ball was moved away, leaving the tree on its own little island of soil about three feet deep. Then workers bored 12-inch holes beneath the tree and pushed steel Ibeams into the holes. A steel sheet was
slid on top of the I-beams to provide support. The tree was then lifted using a hydraulic jack onto motorized dollies, which drove it — very slowly — to its new home. Now that the tree is settled in its new home, the University will watch it carefully over the next few years. Bailey said he worked with the University to develop a five-year maintenance plan and that the most crucial element in the first few weeks after the move is proper watering. This tree is not the first that the University has moved. In 2000, UT relocated two 50-foot oak trees to make room for the Vaughn Center. Those trees are still alive and thriving on the edge of the Plant Hall faculty-staff parking lot. To view a video of the tree on the move, go to http://bit.ly/grandoak.
“I find comfort in knowing the skills I learned, from collaboration to how to have a discussion and conflict with civility, will help me in any career.” — Colleen Itani ’12 on the President’s Leadership Fellows program
UT Grad Awarded Fulbright Carlos J. Salinas Zárate ’12, who graduated in August with a Bachelor of Science in international business and economics, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to continue his studies in Spain and New York City. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government with alumni that include 43 Nobel and 81 Pulitzer Prize winners, 28 MacArthur Foundation Fellows and 29 who have served as heads of state or government. The particular grant Salinas Zárate applied for is awarded to only one student in the U.S. each year and will cover all of his expenses during his studies. “I am thrilled I got this opportunity. I cannot believe I was selected for such an amazing and promising program among excellent applicants,” he said. He will begin his graduate studies at the Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid in October, working toward a master’s degree in business and economic digital communication. After finishing that program, he will intern with UNESCO headquarters in Paris for six months. He will then continue his graduate studies at Columbia University in New York
City, working toward a second master’s degree in public administration. Salinas Zárate is the second UT student in two years to receive a Fulbright Fellowship. Bethany Kreider ’10 spent 10 months in Indonesia on a Fulbright grant, working with 10th through 12th graders (see story page 34). In addition, Catherine Gambel ’12 received a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Tunis, Tunisia, from May 30 to July 28.
UT a “Best College” UT has been named one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review. The University is one of six schools to be added to the annual edition of the guidebook The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition. Go to www.ut.edu/recognitions for a complete list of UT’s rankings.
Fellows Evolve into Leaders The first group of President’s Leadership Fellows (PLF) graduated in May. A four-year University scholarship program, PLF accepts 25 freshmen each year who will travel through the program together as a group, called a cohort. The goal of the program is to refine their ability to lead in a global world. Each year of the program has a specific focus: self, team, community and change, and global leadership. In the third year, the group facilitates a sustainable community change project that develops fellows into responsibly engaged citizens. Cohort one partnered with the Tampa Heights neighborhood to build a community garden. Colleen Itani ’12 said being in the program allowed her to develop as an individual, engage in the UT and Tampa communities, and foster a sense of self. “I find comfort in knowing the skills I learned, from collaboration to how to have a discussion and conflict with civility, will help me in any career,” she said. At a dinner he and his wife Renée hosted for the PLF graduates, President Ronald Vaughn encouraged the group to continue to be involved. “You’ve learned that excellence is not a single act but a habit,” he said. “It is crucial in our community with a sea of problems and challenges for leaders like you to step up and create positive social change.” UTjournal fall 2012 3
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In his new book, Ryan Cragun, assistant professor of sociology, sets the record straight on Mormonism.
The Mormon Question Professor’s new book presents unbiased look at Mitt Romney’s religion Within the title of his new book, Ryan Cragun, assistant professor of sociology, poses the question on many voters’ minds these days: could I vote for a Mormon for president? Cragun, whose research interests include Mormonism and atheism, first thought of the idea for the book when he began seeing news articles about Mitt Romney and his religious
beliefs pop up in nationwide outlets last fall. He found himself bothered by the poor reporting on many aspects of Mormonism. “In some cases the information was wrong, in some cases I felt it could have been explained better,” he said. Raised in the Mormon faith (though he no longer considers himself a Mormon) and a widely-published scholar of the
religion, Cragun felt he was uniquely suited to set the record straight about the religion. He teamed up with a fellow Mormonism scholar, Rick Phillips, an associate professor of sociology at the University of North Florida, to answer the “top 20” questions people may have about Mormonism in the book, Could I Vote for a Mormon for President?: An Election Year Guide to Mitt Romney’s Religion. “Rick was raised as a Mormon as well, so all of this is second nature to us,” said Cragun. “We came up with this idea in December 2011 and were about three-quarters done with the draft before it was even a sure thing that Mitt Romney would clinch the nomination.” Designed to be an objective introduction to Mormonism, each chapter in the book addresses an overarching question, from “Is Mormonism a cult?” and “What’s the deal with polygamy?” to “Do Mormons really believe God lives near a giant star named Kolob?” After seeing all of the misreported and conflicting information out there, Cragun said their goal for the book was to present the facts about Mormonism, an unbiased look at the doctrine and policy of the church. For those interested in digging deeper into all sides of an issue, each chapter ends with suggestions for futher reading on the topic. “The point we’re trying to make is that yes, some of these beliefs are weird. But aren’t all religions a little weird?” said Cragun. “Vote based on someone’s politics, not based on their religion.”
Also Recently Published Robert J. Kerstein, Dana professor of government and world affairs, published Key West on the Edge: Inventing the Conch Republic. The book explores the history of Key West and how it came to be a tourist mecca. Joseph D. Sclafani, professor of psychology and interim dean of the College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education, published The Educated Parent 2: Child Rearing in the 21st Century. The book is a guide to parenting in the digital age.
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On the Rise Construction of Residence Hall 7 is well underway. At press time, the cement infrastructure for eight floors had been completed and a ninth was underway. The next step is to construct exterior walls, which is already in progress for floors two, three and four. The planned 11-story, 528bed building on Kennedy Boulevard is set to be completed in August 2013.
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Program Rewards Recyclers, Helps Vets The more cans and bottles recycled, the more PepsiCo will donate to a program for post-9/11 veterans with disabilities There’s an impressive new machine on campus — and it’s not a computer or microscope. This spring, UT rolled out the PepsiCo Dream Machine recycling program, which provides the University community with a convenient and rewarding way to recycle their bottles and cans while on-the-go. Created in collaboration with Waste Management, the Dream Machine initiative is introducing thousands of recycling bins and kiosks at popular public locations across North America. Dream Machine kiosks are computerized receptacles that include a personal reward system, powered by Greenopolis, which allows users to earn points for every bottle or can they recycle in the kiosk and redeem those points for local discounts on
entertainment, dining and travel. Additionally, the more bottles and cans people recycle in the Dream Machines at UT and across the nation, the more support PepsiCo will provide to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. A national program, the bootcamp offers free experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 U.S. veterans with disabilities. With approximately 4,000 Dream Machines located in 40 states to-date, the program aims to create strategic partnerships to help increase the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50 percent by 2018. To learn more about the Dream Machine, visit www.facebook.com/ DreamMachine.
UT’s Dream Machine kiosk is located between the Macdonald-Kelce Library and the Aquatic Center.
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chapel wins accolades Since its completion in 2010, the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values has received numerous awards for its unique architecture. “Since completion, we continue to provide information and images to publishers eager to print articles about the building,” said Robert Balke, principal architect with tvsdesign, the firm that designed the building. To date, the Chapel has received the following awards: n 2012 Woodworks National Award for Best Traditional Wood Design n 2012 The American Society of Interior Designers Georgia Chapter Design Excellence Award (Gold) n 2012 BOB (Best of the Best) award for Best Assembly Space interior design n 2011 Hillsborough County CityCounty Planning Commission Community Design Awards, Institutional Public Project n 2011 Brick Industry Association Award for Best in Class, Houses of Worship n 2011 National Metal Architecture Award “Best in Metal Roofing” n 2011 Masonry Association Project of the Year n 2011 Masonry Institutional Contractor Winner
Residents of one of the Sunland Training Centers brush their teeth.
Professor Documents Sunland Training Centers For her sabbatical project last fall, Kim Curry, associate professor of nursing, investigated the history of the Sunland Training Centers, whose purpose was to educate and assist children with intellectual disabilities. The Sunland Training Centers were created in 1957 by an act of the Florida Legislature. The centers, which could house more than 1,000 patients each, were very popular as many doctors in those days recommended institutionalization as the best treatment for these children. “A lot of very good services were provided at the Sunland Centers, and there were many very dedicated workers,” said Curry, who worked at the center in Gainesville, FL, as a nursing student. She notes, however, that the centers were always underfunded and thus unable to provide all of the needed services. As a result, residents were rarely rehabilitated and able to be discharged. Many children spent their whole childhoods in one or another of the centers. With the buildings deteriorating and some instances of abuse and controversy, Curry said eventually the
Renovations to the Martinez Athletics Center have revitalized UT’s main athletic venue, with a new Sword & Shield room, lobby, locker rooms, Hall of Fame and offices. The project also added new space for the Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance (HSHP), as well as athletic training and ROTC. The facility will be rededicated on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10:30 a.m. The building is named for Robert “Bob” Martinez, former governor of Florida, who will be in attendance. Tours of the athletic center and the HSHP building will follow the ceremony.
state stopped placing children in these big institutes and moved to a different model of care. Today, no public facilities to care for children with intellectual disabilities exist in Florida. “Through studying the social and political events that led to the creation, and eventual demise, of institutions like Sunland, we can get valuable information to guide us in designing health care systems of the future,” she said.
sunland training center Photograph courtesy of the State Archives of Florida
Rendezvous in France Matt Goldberg ’13, a film and media arts major, produced a short documentary on Impact Wrestling professional Elijah Burke, also known as “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero, in April 2011 for his documentary production class. The film, called Pope: Against All Odds, was accepted to the Cannes Short Film Corner and premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, in May.
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spartan sports Pascal Millien ’10 founded the Millien Dreams Foundation to help kids in his homeland of Haiti get an education.
Rising to the Challenge Alumnus’ foundation helps children in Haiti get an education Pascal Millien ’10 is always prepared for a challenge. Really, he’s always had to be prepared. At 10, Millien’s mother died suddenly, leaving him in the care of his grandmothers (Millien’s father left Haiti for America when he was young). 8 UTjournal fall 2012
Millien points to these early “pains” as the first inspirations he had to make a better life, for himself and for his family. “As a kid in Haiti, the biggest thing around is fútbol or soccer. It’s soccer, soccer, soccer,” Millien said. “In a lot
of ways for kids, there is no hope. The government is all about themselves. It’s challenging and tough, so soccer is sometimes the only way for kids.” He garnered attention early and was invited to join the Haitian junior developmental team at 12 years old, often playing well above his age group and facing older competitors. When he was 16, Millien left Haiti to join his father in Florida. Attending Auburndale High, not knowing English, Millien found himself facing a very different challenge. With the help of a school tutor, Millien quickly found his way in the classroom. But it was on the soccer field where the teenager excelled, helping Auburndale to the 2005 state Class 4A championship. Millien had a number of offers from top college soccer programs. He attended Lindsey Wilson College for a year, before finding a welcoming home at UT. “My three years at UT were great for me as a learning experience,” Millien said. “It helped me find my way in life. I learned as a student-athlete because I was pushed on the pitch and in the classroom, and those are the reasons I was able to get to my dream of playing professional (soccer).” Millien’s professional dreams came true when he was signed by the Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2010, where he made 49 appearances over two years, before joining the Sligo Rovers in the League of Ireland Premier Division. Just as his goals were starting to come together though, Millien’s attentions were drawn back to his homeland. In January 2010, Haiti was devastated by an earthquake. In the wake of the disaster, Millien couldn’t reach his family for days and when he was finally able to get through, found out he had lost a number of childhood friends, a former coach and his cousin. Photograph courtesy of the tampa bay rowdies
“When I saw the pictures, my body went into shock, I couldn’t eat, I couldn’t do anything,” he said. In the tragedy’s aftermath, Millien found a way he was all too familiar with to deal with it — he challenged himself. Always planning to find a way to help his homeland, the disaster inspired him to make good on that promise. “I always told God, ‘If you give me a chance to play professional (soccer), I will give back to the kids.’ That was my promise to Him and to myself,” he said. Along with his friend Alex Miles, he started the Millien Dreams Foundation, which helps kids in Haiti, through soccer, get an education and have a chance to safely play the game that has given its founder so much. The Millien Dreams Foundation is currently working on becoming a taxexempt organization so it can easily accept donations. In the meantime, Millien is funding the program through his salary and has 120 kids getting supplies, equipment and training. The challenge Millien has now set his sights on is having a full-time soccer and education academy by 2014. — Jarrett Guthrie
women’s lax comes to ut
A New Place to Play Beginning in the spring of 2013, drivers on Kennedy Boulevard might get a glimpse of a lacrosse game, field hockey match or ultimate contest. Construction of a new athletic facility is underway in the southwest corner of the UT campus that will accommodate a variety of intramural sports and athletic events, including the men’s lacrosse and future women’s lacrosse teams (see sidebar). Plans for the facility include a multi-purpose field, a 1,450-seat stadium, two spectator berms, restrooms, a concession area, parking, team meeting rooms and a support building. The new field is planned to be artificial turf. A fence will be erected along Kennedy Boulevard, as well as a high net to keep errantthrown balls from disrupting traffic. The facility, which is being funded in part by Tampa’s Naimoli family, will be named the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex. The Naimoli family has been involved with UT since the 1980s.
Vince Naimoli, chairman and founding partner of the Tampa Bay Rays, is a chairman emeritus of the UT Board of Trustees. In 1999, he established the Naimoli Institute for Business Strategy at UT. The family’s support has also funded improvements to UT’s tennis and softball complexes, now called, respectively, the Naimoli and Young Family Tennis Complex and the Naimoli Family Softball Stadium, as well as endowed scholarships for student athletes. Ronald Vaughn, UT president, said the addition of lacrosse teams and the demand for intramurals, as well as the increasing need for academic and athletic space, necessitates the development. He added that the University will eventually build academic buildings on the site of the existing intramural field on campus. “This project will give us more flexibility and green space into the future, and allow for academic expansion,” he said.
The Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex is set to open in early 2013.
UT is adding a women’s lacrosse program, which will begin competition in the spring of 2014. The team will compete at the NCAA Division II level, increasing UT’s number of varsity sports to 21. UT becomes the fourth school in the Sunshine State Conference to add the sport, joining Florida Southern College, Rollins College and St. Leo University. A national search for the first head women’s lacrosse coach is now underway.
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For some UT students, a break is a chance to make a difference.
traveled By Kiley Mallard and Jamie Pilarczyk Photographs courtesy of Alternative breaks
pring break. Those two words conjure up images of lounging on sunny beaches and late night parties, of mom’s home cooking and reconnecting with old friends. Picking up litter? Not so much. But that is exactly how a group of 11 UT students spent their spring break in 2010 at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary in Key West, FL. “We did a lot of kayaking, but our kayaks looked very different in that they were loaded up with the trash we collected from the beaches and mangroves,” said Heather Ptak ’12, an allied health major. In all, the group collected more than 2,000 pounds of trash during their time there. The trip was organized through the UT Alternative Breaks program, part of a trend in American higher education where students choose to forgo more traditional spring break activities and spend their spring break — or Thanksgiving or winter breaks — in an “alternative” way.
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While in Thailand UT students took children from the Baan San Phan Orphanage for an elephant ride.
“not only were our students able to make an impact on the Thai kids, but our students came back impacted by the kids.”—chris gottlick An intensive service-learning program, alternative breaks give students the opportunity to volunteer with nonprofit organizations locally, nationally or abroad. At UT, nine to 10 trips are offered each year, ranging from weekend excursions to a full week or more. “What makes UT’s program unique is that it is basically student-run,” said Ptak, one of the student coordinators for the program. “At other institutions, staff does all the planning or even an outside vendor, but at UT we’re the ones doing the research and planning and organizing the trips.” Quite a feat when you consider the program’s recent excursion to Thailand. Ptak, who led the trip with fellow student coordinator Lauren Ridder ’12, said the trip was a year in the making. Language barriers, vaccinations and the details of a trip to Asia were more intense for this trip, but Ptak said the extra effort was worth it. From May 8 to 19, 13 students and two staff participants engaged with the orphan children at Baan San Fan Orphanage about three hours south of Phuket. They tutored English in the local school, which will help the students pass a national test on the language. They planted 150 trees at the orphanage and helped with gardening and maintenance of the home, including building a concrete driveway. “It was extremely rewarding to see how the participants jumped right into taking advantage of every opportunity from learning Thai, to teaching
English, helping around the orphanage and engaging in conversations with the children at Baan San Fan,” said Ptak. Chris Gottlick, coordinator of intramural sports, played soccer with the children every evening and helped clear the overgrown soccer field with some rustic tools. “Without a doubt, not only were our students able to make an impact on the Thai kids, but our students came back impacted by the kids,” Gottlick said. Lindsey Pavlick ’13, a PEACE volunteer coordinator and public health major, said this trip made her look at her life with a new perspective and appreciation. “Some of the children we worked with had lost their homes, families and friends from the tragic tsunami
Shane Autumn Nebbia ‘15 (above) and Brad Larino ‘14 (right) interact with some of the children at Baan San Phan.
of 2004, yet they continued to wake up every morning with huge, beautiful smiles on their faces,” said Pavlick. “This community showed me that one needs to appreciate every day at the present moment and to never take life for granted.” The alternative breaks program is open to all full time students in good standing and the application process, which is blind, can be very competitive. For the Thailand trip, there were 40 applicants, but spots for only 16. The trips are subsidized through Student Government so students only pay
Alternative Breaks History 1999
First Alternative Spring Break with Commission, Cultivation and Reforestation Services, Green Cove Springs, FL.
Spring break trip to help with Hurricane Katrina rebuilding in Mississippi.
New position created in PEACE Volunteer Center — alternative breaks coordinator.
One trip a year.
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First international trip added, to Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic, Orphanage Outreach. >>
Two trips added for three a year.
a fraction of the fees — for a weekend trip, as little as $40-60; for Thailand, the cost was just $1,300. For Amanda Adas ’09, who has been on alternative breaks both as a student and as a staff adviser, this support was crucial. “It made me appreciate UT more — that the University cared enough to pay for us to be there for a week,” said Adas. As a student, Adas spent seven days in Bay St. Louis, MS, helping rebuild a family home nearly four years after Hurricane Katrina. “The
experience was very humbling,” she said. “There were homes where all that was left were the front stairs that led to nothing. New Orleans got all the attention, but here was this place that had been devastated and nobody was talking about it.” Each trip is designed around a specific social issue. Once the group has been chosen, the students meet several times before the trip to learn more about the issue and how it applies to the place they are going. They do activities to get to know each
other better and even participate in a pre-service day. “We had several months before we left to get to know each other,” said Michael Gilmer, director of student conduct and orientation, who served as adviser on the May 2011 trip to the Rainsong Animal Sanctuary in Caybua, Costa Rica. “It helped us to find the common threads between us and focus on what we were trying to do.” In Costa Rica, the group stayed in houses among the local people. They spent much of their time at the sanctu-
Two additional alternative breaks coordinators hired to work with head alternative breaks coordinator.
Program grows from six to eight trips a year.
First Thanksgiving alternative break to Immokalee Friendship House in Immokalee, FL. <<
First long-distance spring break added, to the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.
Three additional trips added for six a year.
Two additional trips added, 10 a year.
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“These experiences always bring me back to who I am and my passion for service.” —heather ptak ’12 ary, laboring to clear paths and helping with the rehabilitation of wildlife. Gilmer said that though they were in a tropical paradise, as the week went on, the focus became less on the fun things to do — the group visited a nearby volcano — and more on what they were there for. “We learned a lot about the wildlife, the black market and trade,” he says. “Everything we did was about experiencing the culture and gaining a better understanding of the issue.” Tim Harding, associate dean of career development and engagement, was the other staff member on the Thailand trip. “It’s not just about going and doing service,” he said. “There is a lot of processing that goes on.” On the Thailand trip, the UT students hosted weekend excursions – rare opportunities for the orphans. They swam in a waterfall in a Thai national park, visited the Tsunami Memorial, witnessed National Geographic-type natural beauty, kayaked and took bamboo rafts to see a 250-million-year-old cave and rode elephants, many for the first time. The money UT students spent for the elephant ride was donated back to those in need in the village by the local excursion operator. The experience germinated discussion by the UT students as to the benefit the financial impact the group was making on the village contrasted by the ethical question of using the elephants for tourist rides. Harding was encouraged by the internal conflict the students experienced
that resulted in engaging, studentgenerated conversations. “How can you have that in the classroom without them experiencing it firsthand?” he said. Heather’s sister, Chelsey Ptak ’15, a criminology major and alternative breaks coordinator, said Thailand opened her eyes to a different way of life.
“Throughout the week there, I became fascinated with the culture and the Thai people,” she said. “Experiences like these change your perspectives, and I tend to come back home with a larger sense of confidence, and a greater desire to expand my volunteerism.” And that is exactly what these trips are designed to do, according
Creating Leaders and Active Citizens There are more than 180 clubs, student organizations and teams at UT, many of which sponsor service projects. Some of them include UT’s fraternities and sororities, UT athletics teams, Circle K International, Spartans in Service, Relay for Life, Beta Beta Beta and the Environmental Protection Coalition. For more information about campus service organizations, go to www.ut.edu/civic/serviceorgs. 14 UTjournal fall 2012
(Left) Marianne Mersch ‘11 and Christine Crespo ‘12 clean up litter in the Florida Keys. (Above) Students spent the week kayaking around the Keys collecting litter from the beaches.
to Megan Frisque, UT’s director of community engagement. “We’re trying to create global citizens,” she said. “We’re introducing social issues that may not have an impact on them here at home, but that are nonetheless important, and they should be more aware of them.” Heather Ptak agrees. “From my point of view, it is awesome to see how students grow and really get into the issue,” she said. “We encourage participants not to let it end with the trip, but to try to find a way to incorporate it back into their life,” by doing things like starting to recycle after the Key West clean up, she suggested, or implementing a piece of Thai culture into students’ everyday life. According to Break Away, a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports the development of quality
alternative break programs, that is the whole point of these programs: to inspire lifelong active citizenship. Break Away has a network of more than 100 chapter schools, including UT. Each summer, UT sends its alternative breaks student coordinators to Break Away’s Site Leader Retreat, which trains students on how to create a quality alternative break. In addition to necessary skills like facilitation, conflict resolution and group building, students learn the “Eight Components of a Quality Alternative Break,” including strong direct service, orientation, education, training, reflection, reorientation, diversity, and being alcohol and drug free. “Break Away is a great networking tool. You build a network with other students at other universities and learn from their experiences,” said Heather Ptak, going on to explain how Break Away has a database of places other institutions have gone. “The orphanage we were at in Thailand, they weren’t used to having such a large group, so now we can add them to the database with information about how we dealt
with that, which will help the next group that goes.” Heather Ptak, who has participated in many of the alternative breaks trips since 2009, said her experience in Thailand was one of her most memorable. “They call Thailand the land of smiles and it’s true, you wake up with a sense of peacefulness and calm around you,” she said. “These experiences through alternative breaks always bring me back to who I am and my passion for service.” “It sort of summed up the entire experience,” said Caitlyn Guthrie ’12, who graduated this May with degrees in English and government and world affairs, of blowing bubbles with the children one carefree evening at the orphanage. “The beautiful green mountains, the lush yard, the sunset and a truly beautiful moment when random people’s lives crossed paths and found common ground in something simple and happy. It was really a reminder of how wonderful it is to learn from children, who you normally wouldn’t view as teachers.” UT UTjournal fall 2012 15
Faculty who are also alumni talk about their time as students— and why they came back to teach at their alma mater.
Home By Kiley Mallard photographs by alex mcknight
Each fall, alumni from across the globe return to The University of Tampa to celebrate homecoming. They reminisce about their time as students and learn about what is new and exciting on campus. For a few alumni, however, the journey to these festivities is a short one — right outside their office. UT boasts a small group of alumni who have returned years after their time as undergraduates to teach at their alma mater. For these select few, every day is like homecoming.
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King, at his home art studio, said it has been rewarding to provide the same nurturing he experienced as an undergraduate.
“I am surrounded by brilliant, creative people. There is a real sense of community.” —andrew mcalister ’87 Jack King ’70
When Jack King ’70 was a student at UT in the late 1960s, men’s hair could not touch the back of their collar, jeans could not be worn in Plant Hall and the rule that women had to wear a dress in the dining hall had just been lifted. A St. Petersburg native, King was the first in his family to go to college and earned an associate degree at St. Petersburg Junior College (now St. Petersburg College) before enrolling at UT. When deciding where to continue his education, he describes driving down Kennedy Boulevard and seeing the minarets. He pulled in, figured out where the art department was (behind the library at the time) and walked in. “Professor Harold Nosti popped his head out and asked if I needed help,” said King. “He showed me around the department and, eventually, walked me down to admissions to find out how to apply.” King said this type of nurturing relationship with professors is what he enjoyed most during his time at the University. “I liked having that intimacy with my professors,” said King. “Being able to sit with them in their office and talk. My professors — Nosti, Joe TestaSecca and Lew Harris — were always challenging me and helped me become a better thinker.” King graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1970 and went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Georgia. He taught for nearly two decades at Augusta College in Georgia, earning tenure. In 1990, after the kids were grown, he accepted a position at Broward Community College, overseeing the ceramics program and the campus art gallery. In 1992, he got a call about an opening at UT. Though he loved his position at BCC, he missed that one-on-one time with students as an adviser and soon found himself back 18 UTjournal fall 2012
on UT’s campus. He worked for several years in the Baccalaureate Experience program and taught Gateways and art courses, providing the same nurturing he experienced as an undergraduate. “I got to know every student in every class,” said King. “It has been a truly rewarding experience.” andrew mcalister ’87
For Andrew McAlister ’87, UT has always been a part of his life. “My dad (James McAlister ’54) is also an alumnus and both of my parents have taught courses at UT,” said McAlister. He grew up in the nearby neighborhood of Seminole Heights and attended Hillsborough High School. When deciding where to go for college, McAlister said he had no desire to go away to a big state school so thought he would try UT for “a couple of years.” He graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts. “The department had just gotten started when I was here and was called telecommunications,” he explained. “The field was so new. I’m told we used to get calls from people trying to reach the cable company.” During his time as a student, McAlister notes John Giancola and JoAnn Valenti as his “intellectual parents.” Though he decided not to major in English — he said he didn’t have the patience for all the reading — he recalls fondly hearing American novelist Peter Matthiessen, playwright and nonfiction writer Edward Albee and poet Philip Levine speak on campus. “The programming was excellent,” he said. After graduating, McAlister went on to earn his master’s and doctoral degrees at Emory University in Atlanta. McAlister taught as an adjunct instructor in several places before he and his wife decided to move back to Tampa to be closer to family. His wife had a job lined up, but he came back cold and started sending out CVs.
McAlister, in Falk Theatre, said he loves the intellectual freedom and sense of community at UT.
“I love teaching, taking students out into the field. There are days when I can’t believe I get paid to do this.”—lori (benson) mcrae ’95 “I got a call from Greg Bachmann asking if I could cover an American cinema course on very short notice. I told him ‘absolutely,’” said McAlister. He soon landed a tenure track position and was granted tenure this past spring. “When I came back it was nice to see that professors I thought were real keepers were still here,” he said. “I can’t think of them as ‘peers,’ though. I can’t think of Dr. Schenck as ‘Mary Jane.’” He said she teases him about this, calling him Dr. McAlister when he calls her Dr. Schenck. It is this sense of community that McAlister says he most appreciates. When asked what he likes best about his job, he says, “There’s an aspect of what’s not to love? I am surrounded by brilliant, creative people. There is a real sense of community within this department and UT is small enough that you can easily form relationships with faculty in other departments. “Basically, what I’m paid to do is go into a classroom and talk about ideas,” he said. “I love the intellectual freedom.” Lori (Benson) McRae ’95
Though she was raised in Kentucky, Lori (Benson) McRae ’95 knew from frequent family trips to Florida and the Caribbean as a kid that she wanted to study marine biology. “UT was my first choice,” she said. “At the time there weren’t a lot of other undergraduate programs in marine biology. And I liked that it was small. I was blown away by almost every teacher.” McRae lived on campus in Smiley, Delo and Res Com. Her study partner during those years (and eventual roommate), Jen Wortham ’95, also returned to UT and is an associate professor of Health Sciences and Human Performance. After taking her first biology class with Stan Rice, professor of biology, McRae ended up working with Rice on 20 UTjournal fall 2012
various research projects for three years. She said he played an instrumental role in pushing her on to graduate school. McRae continued her studies at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, going straight for her doctorate. “Jumping right into a doctoral program was really rough, but I realized pretty early on that I loved teaching and that I’d need a Ph.D. to do that at the college level,” she said. While at LSU, McRae split her time between Baton Rouge and Hilo, HI, studying fish ecology, genetics and morphology. In Hawaii, she began working with Mark McRae from the state’s Division of Aquatic Resources, whom she would eventually marry (Mark McRae is now an assistant professor of biology at UT.) When she was nearing completion of her doctorate, her thoughts turned back to UT. She started out as an adjunct, but was soon offered a tenure track position and was awarded tenure in 2008. “It was kind of like coming home,” she said. “The organic chemistry lab had the same smell.” As far as working with her former professors, McRae said she still looks up to and models her teaching after the professors she had at UT. According to McRae, this is one of the perks of having been a UT student. She understands what the student experience is like. “Some of the professors teach their courses in the same way that they taught them to me,” she said. “So I’m able to talk to my students about that.” For McRae, this interaction is the best part of the job. “I love teaching, taking students out into the field. There are days when I can’t believe I get paid to do this.” UT Turn the page for a list of other faculty who hold an undergraduate degree from UT. >>
McRae, who studies fish ecology, genetics and morphology, said coming back to UT to teach was like coming home.
From left to right: L. Michael Carastro Jr. ’94, Kendra Frorup ’92, Jen Wortham ’95
From Student to Professor Other members of the faculty who received their undergraduate degree at UT share where they received their terminal degree and their memories of UT:
L. Michael Carastro Jr. ‘94 Associate Professor of Biochemistry University of Miami School of Medicine Ph.D. 2001 “Dr. Fred Punzo explained that my research interests might be better suited for a Ph.D. program at a medical school. This conversation had a profound impact on the direction I took in my career.”
Suzanne Edgett Collins ‘87 Associate Professor of Nursing Stetson University J.D. 1992, University of South Florida Ph.D. 2001 “My first nursing law class was taken at UT, which provided me with the inspiration to continue on my dual career path as nurse and attorney.”
Dean Koutroumanis ’89, MBA ‘91 Assistant Professor of Management Nova Southeastern DBA 2005 “The most memorable thing about UT for me was all of the great relationships (friends and faculty) I built.”
Cynthia McGee ’99, MSN ‘06 Instructor of Nursing The University of Tampa MSN 2006 “I remember the first day walking into the nursing department and meeting Dr. Pat Schultz (former faculty). She was so personable and friendly I knew that this school was for me.”
Janice Law ‘02 Lecturer of History, Director of the Academic Center for Excellence University of South Florida M.A. 2005 “My most memorable moment as a UT student was having the opportunity, with UT’s support and encouragement, to study at Oxford University for an entire semester.”
Jennifer Tarr ‘06 Instructor of Mathematics University of South Florida M.A. 2010 “One of my most memorable times as a UT student was traveling to Paris and Rome with Dr. Emilio Toro, Dr. Kari Fowler and Dr. Richard Piper.”
Stephanie Tripp ‘83 Susannah LeMarquand ‘01
Assistant Professor of Art Syracuse University MFA 1996 “It is a privilege to be a part of the faculty at the university where I began my studies. I have come full circle.”
Assistant Professor of Dance New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development M.A. 2009 “My most memorable moment as a UT student was performing in my first UT Student Dance Happening.”
Assistant Professor of Communication University of Florida Ph.D. 2006 “My most memorable moments as a UT student were animated discussions at the Rathskeller during Dr. Andy Solomon’s fiction writing seminar.”
Allison Ryan Kaczmarek ‘92
Robert Masserini ‘93
Jen Wortham ‘95
Instructor of Health Sciences and Human Performance University of Utah MPH 2000 “I absolutely loved my undergraduate experience. The friends I made, the instructors, running cross country. That’s why I feel privileged to play a role in other students’ UT experience.”
Assistant Professor of Chemistry University of South Florida Ph.D. 2005 “I remember a demonstration by Dr. Ford that created a terrific bang and left my ears ringing for the remainder of the day, teaching me that science can be mentally taxing as well as physically painful.”
Associate Professor of Health Sciences and Human Performance University of Louisiana-Lafayette Ph.D. 2001 “I remember going out in the field with Dr. Stan Rice and Dr. Wayne Price. This exposure changed me from wanting to study sharks since I was 11, to wanting to study crustaceans. I’ve never looked back.”
Kendra Frorup ‘92
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When Lyonelle A. De Veaux ’98 was shot in the line of duty, she says her training and her faith are what helped her to survive.
grace Under fire By brian hudgins photographs by bob croslin
When three bullets ripped into Lyonelle A. De Veaux ’98, a wave of disbelief washed over her … then her training took over. ¶ De Veaux, a deputy with the Hillsborough County Sheriff ’s Office (HCSO), was shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Sept. 30, 2011.
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“Her positive attitude throughout her recovery has been A testament to her fortitude. We are proud of her.” — david gee ’90, hillsborough county sheriff
he conflict was between a young woman and her boyfriend. While putting the woman in back of her patrol vehicle to speak with her, De Veaux was confronted by the boyfriend. De Veaux asked him if they could talk. Instead, he pulled a firearm from beneath his shirt and fired upon her before running back to his apartment. Although she was wounded, she stuck to a plan. “My thoughts were disbelief, but my body was moving,” she says. “I was trying to stay alert about where I was and where the shooter was in relation to me.” Even though the six-year veteran of HCSO was in the middle of a deadly situation, her mind continued to record details. “I was aware how many times I had been hit,” De Veaux says. “He shot twice before I was hit. I had a burning sensation in my shoulder. I took a step back to run. Then I had a burning sensation in my thigh and then my calf. I called on the radio and said I had been shot at least four times.” While she never had any thoughts that she would die, she was concerned about how much blood she was losing and that she was sweating a lot. “After the incident, while waiting for help, I began to pray and just repeated over and over, ‘Oh God, help me. Jesus, Jesus, Jesus,’” she says. De Veaux manages to chuckle about some moments of the ordeal — like one of her partners trying to cut off her pants. To stop that, she told EMS responders where she was hit. Her partner with HCSO, Miguel Galarza, had been shot almost two years to the day before she was. “I learned a lot from my partner’s shooting,” De Veaux says. “I didn’t want a police officer to show up at my mom’s door. I told her if anything ever happened to me and I could call her, I would.” She called her mom from the ambulance. Once she cleared the hurdle of survival, she began to miss her partners
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terribly. “I already had an idea when I would get back to work,” she says. “But it was hurting me not to see my partners on a regular basis, so I went to a roll call, and I walked in with cupcakes.” Rounds of physical therapy, which included a lot of walking to stretch her muscles back out and a lot of lifting for her shoulder, helped propel De Veaux toward that goal of going back to work. She returned to active duty on Nov. 30, 2011, about eight weeks after the shooting. As De Veaux took another step forward, she was thankful for a few things that had happened during those eight weeks. She had the opportunity to meet and get support from her peers in both Florida and from farther away. “I talked to different doctors that specialize in shootings,” De Veaux says. “I received get-well cards from Arizona and Connecticut. I had a lot of support from the law enforcement community, and it was overwhelming.” “She was ambushed,” says David Gee ’90, Hillsborough County sheriff and fellow UT alumnus. “But Lyonelle’s training kicked in, and I think that helped her survive. Her positive attitude throughout her recovery has been a testament to her fortitude. We are proud of her.” The alleged shooter is being held while he awaits trial. A Tampa native, De Veaux attended UT as a commuter student in the late ’90s. “Coming here was a really cool experience. We graduated right out there and people sat around the fountain,” she says, pointing to the East Verandah of Plant Hall. “UT has grown a lot since I was here. We were known for having a large amount of international students. We had folks from all walks of life. I thought it was neat how they meshed this campus. I am a proud Spartan.” De Veaux has witnessed law enforcement and the court system
from many angles. Before she became a deputy, she was a family services counselor for the Department of Children and Families (now Hillsborough Kids Inc.). Getting involved in the community is something that started early. “My father (the late Maurice De Veaux) was a minister,” she says. “My sister and I would always be volunteered for things at the church … My dad was always involved in some type of local government activity. He and my mom (Martha) gave me a sense to respect government. You don’t have to agree, but respect it. I realized how fortunate I was to have that upbringing. I have great parents.” One day after his passing, De Veaux tucked an index card her father had written a prayer on into her ballistic vest. “I wanted to laminate it and carry it in my pocket, but I was rushing and I did not really read what it said,” she says. After the shooting, she pulled out the card and on it was written, “Lord, you are my salvation. You are my defense.” “I was floored. I found out that the bullet that entered my shoulder is normally fatal, but in my case, it ricocheted off my rib and made a 90 degree turn towards my back where it lodged in the skin,” says De Veaux. “I believe that God intervened on my behalf. I am thankful that I am here.” As De Veaux embraces being back at work and routinely seeing the familiar streets and faces throughout the county, she has grabbed hold of a new lesson that her mind has recorded and remembers often. “Nothing is routine,” she says. “There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop or a routine domestic call. I had another 911 call before the shooting. It was a similar call to the shooting. It happened and that was it. The shooting happened in four minutes, and I was in the hospital in 20 minutes. The community has been good to me.” UT
De Veaux, pictured here at the apartment complex where she was shot, says she is glad to be back at work.
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alumni report The scoop on your classmates and friends
by the numbers
We spent close to a year collecting and verifying alumni information for the 2012 Alumni Directory. Alumni are constantly on the move so this project helps us make sure we have your current contact information. The process of putting together the directory also serves as a great opportunity to hear about the successes of our alumni. Thousands of you responded with updates, so I thought it might be interesting to take a closer look at UT alumni today. Geographical statistics are based on the last known valid address we have in our system. Employment statistics are based on the roughly 14,000 alumni who have self-reported their place of work. Do you have news to share or want to buy a directory? Contact Jay Hardwick, alumni director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 253-6209.
Around 32,500 alumni live in the U.S. and 1,500 live internationally.
UT has produced hundreds of teachers, professors and education administrators.
We have alumni living in all 50 states and 108 different countries.
Did you know you are considered a UT alumnus after completing 24 credits?
UT has alumni. Approximately 34,000 are still living. Living undergraduate alumni by decade: n 1930s — 64 n 1940s — 313 n 1950s — 1,191 n 1960s — 2,479 n 1970s — 5,569 n 1980s — 4,979 n 1990s — 4,488 n 2000s — 11,223
alumni have three UT degrees
1 alumna, Jessica Burns
B.A. and B.S. ’04, M.S. ’09, MBA ’11 (pictured above), has four UT degrees.
More than alumni reported that they are either the CEO, president or executive director of their respective companies.
The state of Florida has the most alumni (18,500) and 15,000 of those alumni live in the Tampa Bay area. The state with the least alumni is North Dakota (5), which barely edged out its neighbor South Dakota (8) for this honor.
alumni have two degrees from UT.
Approximate number of UT alumni who specified they work in the medical field, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, pharmaceutical sales and hospital staff.
Just under alumni indicated they work in the finance industry.
We have close to married alumni couples.
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Nancy White was honored in March as Pan American University Women’s “Woman of the Year,” according to the Tampa Tribune. She was a professor of journalism for 34 years at Hillsborough Community College, where she was also academic adviser to the student publication.
Tony Couch taught a watercolor workshop in Lima, OH, in June. According to an article in The Lima News, Couch has won more than 70 exhibition awards and now conducts painting seminars and workshops throughout the U.S. and abroad.
James Crosby was inducted into the Hills-
borough County Music Educators Hall of Fame in December 2011. Bill Minahan hosted the Coach Minahan Celebrity Lunch in April to raise funds for LifeLink, a foundation that promotes organ donations, according to a story on Bay News 9. Minahan celebrated 26 years as a kidney transplant recipient.
Josephine (Pendino) Mandese drove two hours to attend the induction of the Class of 1962 into the Golden Spartans. In a letter to the editor, she said she was pleased to see a photo of her in the slide show as one of the superlatives in 1962. Beverly Stevens has lived in Miami, Atlanta, San Francisco and
My Kind of Town (From left) Rashelle Browne and Andre Tomlinson ’04, who recently became engaged, chat with David Hutcherson, Michelle Kalnasy ’07, Darryl Manuel Jr. and Charles Powell III ’07 about past times at UT and how to engage local alumni in the Chicago area. Please email Jessica Burns at email@example.com to get involved with the group.
Sacramento, CA, and retired after 40 years in broadcasting as an operations technician. She now shows and breeds Arabian sport horses. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard R. Davison recently had his children’s story book, Puddles of Ithaca, published. He writes that, “the book is a true story about a little boy (the author) and his beagle dog and their adventures in beautiful Ithaca, NY.” Davison and his wife Dorinda (Garcia) Davison ’66 were
married a few hours after graduating from UT and collectively they taught in the Hillsborough County School District for more than 64 years. Dorinda encouraged him to write the book about Puddles since he was always speaking so fondly about his favorite dog. The couple resides in Tampa and has two married daughters and three grandchildren.
Judy Alvarez was named to Tampa Bay Online’s “40 greats who blossomed in the 40 years of Title IX.” Alvarez reached the nation’s No. 6 ranking in tennis in 1964, when she beat two future Wimbledon champions — Billie Jean King and Virginia Wade.
George Schick ’70 (left) and Nick Caramanica ’69 (right) with Norman Hines,
Josephine (Pendino) Mandese ’62
owner of what once was the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house.
and President Ronald L. Vaughn
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Casey Clark and other members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity gathered on Clearwater Beach for a reunion this past April. The group of fraternity brothers from the 1960s has been gathering biennially since 1995, and this year the reunion was attended by more than 100 people.
John Corbett recently retired after 14 years and 179 wins as the Riverheads High School boys’ basketball coach in Greenville, VA, and a 40-year coaching career, according to the News Leader. Lou Piniella recently joined the YES Network as a special contributor, providing Yankees game and studio analysis. Victor R. Thixton celebrated 35 years with Compass Group, The Americas, as a human resources consultant. He resides in Missouri with his wife, Cindy.
John Lopez was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Hall of Fame in St. Louis on June 28. The NATA Hall of Fame is the highest honor an athletic trainer can receive. Lopez, who currently works at Coppin State University as coordinator of sports medicine, is the former head athletic trainer for the Baltimore Colts and has more than 40 years of experience in high school, collegiate, clinical and industrial sports medicine settings. Howard Thompson’s fourth book, Fat Harold: The Legendary King of Shag, is being published. It is a biography of Harold Bessent, a shag and beach music icon. He has also written three other books: The Complete Guide to Youth Soccer, A Game for All Seasons and Overtime: the Legend of Trey “Shooter” Parrish.
Kathleen (Nastal) Turner moved back to Davis Islands in Tampa, where she lived while attending UT. She is enjoying riding her bicycle everywhere, has started up with the Dinghy Dames and had a blast enjoying Gasparilla once more. Email: email@example.com Richard Woodward was awarded the Business Excellence
Carl Cowden III ’78 Recreating an Icon Earlier this year, Tampa residents were alarmed to see a downtown icon disappear. The postcard-inspired mural at 1102 N. Florida Ave. had for years provided a photo op for tourists to remember their Florida vacation and a beautiful piece of artwork for residents to enjoy. Thankfully, the mural’s absence — it was removed to repair the wall beneath —was only temporary. Carl Cowden III ’78, who painted the original in 2003, was commissioned to re-do the famous mural in time for the Republican National Convention at the end of August. “These big public projects always seem to come in the middle of the summer heat, but I’m so thankful for such a rewarding job,” said Cowden. When asked where he painted his first mural, Cowden smiled and said, “On the wall in my bedroom.” The son of Dorothy Cowden ’53, who oversees UT’s Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, Cowden said as early as kindergarten he began to realize that art came naturally to him. Photo by jessica leigh
Some of his first jobs after college were painting murals around Tampa. “I did a faux-house mural on a building at the end of North Boulevard —windows and a door and neighborhood kids helped paint flowers,” said Cowden. His experience as a working artist is varied. Cowden has designed logos and signage, restored WPA murals for the U.S. Postal Service, illustrated posters for Ruth Eckerd Hall children’s plays and worked as master printer for his mother’s screen printing business, Berghoff-Cowden Editions. For the last 11 years, Cowden has been master printer for STUDIO-f, UT’s visiting artist program, as well as gallery preparator for the Scarfone/Hartley Gallery. Cowden can often be found in the studio creating art just for the pleasure of it. His drawings, paintings and prints tend toward mythic imagery — skeletons, monkeys, porcupines, elephants. “I am always excited to see how this imagery is still relevant.” UTjournal fall 2012 29
Honoring the Entrepreneurial Spirit The UT Entrepreneurship Center’s Rebecca White, professor of entrepreneurship and James W. Walter Distinguished Chair of Entrepreneurship, and Dean Koutroumanis ’89, MBA ’91, assistant professor of management, honored Alan Shoopak ’79 (center) at an event in March.
Award by Plymouth State University. He has been involved in higher education enrollment management and admissions for more than 30 years, having held numerous positions in the collegiate undergraduate and graduate environment. He is currently senior vice president for enrollment management and chief operations officer for Manipal Education Americas.
Grita V. Perry is an investigator for the Capital Collateral Regional Counsels of the state of Florida. She was recently recognized by Cambridge Who’s Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in law enforcement and investigation.
Larry Rosenthal, known as “Unique Larry,” owns Unique Upholstery, Carpet and Rug Inc. in Northbrook, IL, according to the Northbrook Star.
Jeff Shattuck competed in the World Disc Golfing Championship in July in the Grandmasters division, according to the The Sports Desk at fredericksburg. com. Shattuck is ranked among the top 40 in the world in his age group.
James King is happy to announce that he became engaged to Denice on Sept. 8, 2011. He has four sons and has been employed by the U.S. Postal Service since 1988. He resides in Middle Island, NY.
Cecilia S. Blevins was appointed corporate and incentive sales director for Silversea Cruises. Blevins has worked in the travel industry for more than 25 years, including for Windstar Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. Heidi (Barbosa) Starr and her husband Eric Starr ’79 are proud parents of Meghan Starr ’06 and now proud grandparents of Chase. They hope he will be the next generation to graduate from UT.
Lelani Gordon retired as the Riverview High School girls’ basketball coach in May, according to The Tampa Tribune. Gordon has coached girls’ basketball for 31 years. She will continue as the flag football coach and a health and physical education teacher at Riverview.
Alan Charles was featured in an article on harnesslink.com about his career in horse harness racing. He has driven 36 winners in 12 seasons, including setting a world record half mile on a five-eighths track in 1990. Elizabeth A. Higgins was named the director of business development for BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm based in New England. Nick Mooney and Danny Klee ’06 recently won a $1.7 million jury verdict for their client, retired NBA
referee Tim Donaghy, in a breach of contract case. The suit sought damages from Donaghy’s publisher arising from stolen profits from the sale of his book, Personal Foul. Nick and Danny are both attorneys at the law firm Bromagen & Rathet in Tampa.
Tom Lee is running for a seat in the Florida
Albert Donahey is the Democratic candidate for the 19th Ohio House District, according to the Rocky Fork Enterprise. He has been a financial advisor for 20 years and is employed by Valic Financial Services.
Martina Trapani is the coach of the reigning Mock Trial State Champions of New Jersey. Trapani is an educator at Middle Township High School in New Jersey. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hayley A. Norman published the book The Career Compass: Mentoring to Point You Toward Maximum Professional and Personal Growth. She has spent the past 15 years working for GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals. (See page 32.)
Donna Arace joined Claremont Realty Group in Summit, NJ, as a sales associ-
On Your Mark The Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter and UT’s cross country team are hosting the Spartan Challenge 5K Oct. 27. This race through campus will challenge runners with ob stacles like tires and hay bales. Proceeds support cross country scholarships. To register, go to www.ut.edu/spartan5k. 30 UTjournal fall 2012
ate. She has been a licensed real estate professional since 1985. Mark Herrin, a lieutenant colonel in the National Guard, has completed his tour as the command inspector general of the North Dakota National Guard. He is now on a security force adviser team at Forward Operating Base Fenty in Afghanistan. He is assigned to the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, CO. Jeffrey A. Luhrsen is a Florida personal injury attorney, concentrating on alcohol safety cases. Luhrsen will join a group of attorneys from throughout the U.S. to co-write Protect and Defend: Proven Strategies from America’s Leading Attorneys to Help You Protect and Defend Your Business, Family and Wealth.
Donna Lusczynski is a colonel with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, according to the Tampa Bay Times. She oversees the Criminal Investigations Division, which includes homicide, sex crimes, child abuse, narcotics and gang investigations. Martaluz (Rodriguez) Pozo received a doctorate in education, specializing in higher education, from Argosy University. She has been the assistant principal at Villa Madonna School in Tampa for 12 years. Email: M13rp@aol.com
Joseph Vicente MBA was appointed chairman and president of Cord Blood America Inc. Vicente joined the company as a director in 2004.
John LaForge MBA ’96 leads Ned Davis Research’s commodity team. LaForge has over 17 years of investment experience and is chief
investment officer of SRQ Capital Management.
O. Kumar Prasad MBA was recently promoted to manager of business analysis at Publix Super Markets in Lakeland, FL. David Shilkitus graduated in May from Arkansas State University with a Master of Science in educational leadership. He currently teaches seventh-grade mathematics and is coaching high school girls’ volleyball in the Southside School District. He resides in Batesville, AR.
Kori Hendricks opened a combination martial arts-modeling/acting school in Seminole, FL, with longtime friend Kim Jackson. Brad Redmond was recently appointed vice president of operations for SnapAV, according to the website Here’s How. Prior to taking on this role, Redmond spent 12 years at Dell, where he held many operations, procurement and supply chain management positions. Anthony Roberts has enjoyed living in Tampa for the past 20 years and is happy to call it home. His fondest memories are from his time at UT and of the friends he made there. He is excited to see how UT has grown over the years and looks forward to reconnecting with old friends. If any of them read this, get in touch. Email: Muzicmaestro@aol.com
Thomas Mowrey earned a master’s degree from Liberty University in August 2006 and completed doctoral course work at Capella University. He is now in the process of completing his dissertation to earn his doctorate. Email: email@example.com
Flat Sparty’s Grand Adventure Flat Sparty continued his globetrotting over the last few months, popping up on two continents on opposite sides of the globe. In March, he traveled with four Sykes College of Business faculty members and eight Tampa-area executives and their spouses to China as part of the college’s first Global Access Partnership. Sparty visited the Great Wall at Badaling, just outside of Beijing with (left to right) Thomas ’81, MBA ’93 and Kathryn MBA ’00 Meachum, Christopher Lykes M.S. ’10, Bob Muir MBA ’93, Brian Smith ’95, Joe Orsino ’06, M.S. ’07 and Hunter Swearingen ’94, ’98. I Back stateside, Sparty visited Jessica Beaugez ’12 over the summer in Washington, D.C. The two visited the White House during UT Sixt h in d irecto his stay. rs’ cup Keep Flat Sparty’s travels going! Print page 23 of the Spring 2010 issue at www. ut.edu/utjournal and cut him out. Email digital photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Say He llo
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Mariah Bieber ’00 and Christian Hayden
Jennifer Greacen ’02
Phillip J. Harris ’03
Christine (Benza) Crouse earned her M.S. degree from Rutgers University. She thanks her husband, Jeremy, and her family for their patience and support during her five year journey. Crouse earned her degree while working full time for PepsiCo as an associate principal scientist. She and her husband reside in Cary, IL. Michael F. Minaudo, a major in the Army, is now serving as the professor and chair of the Department of Military Science at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Rhonda Ottley has been appointed station manager for CCN TV 6 in Trinidad and Tobago. Ottley has been employed at CCN TV 6 for the past 12 years.
Miguel Menendez has coached baseball at Key West High School, his alma mater, for seven years, according to The Key West Citizen.
Mariah Bieber married Christian Hayden at the Venetian in Las Vegas on April 28. Christian is a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, and Mariah is the founder and director of planning for Jill of Trades. The couple resides in Brandon, FL. Christina (Berlett) Patruno and her husband Jeff Patruno ’97 are the proud parents of sons Harrison, 6, and Teddy, 3. Christina also recently earned a Master of Science in educationcurriculum and instruction degree. Ryan Smiley was recently named director of operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County (IN), according to valpolife.com.
Stephanie Metz has a new job as the assistant athletic director for compliance and student-athlete welfare at East Tennessee State University. Email: email@example.com
Recently published books by alumni: The Career Compass: Mentoring to Point You Toward Maximum Professional and Personal Growth by Hayley A. Norman ’89 and One Life One Chance: The Chronicles of Our Adventure-cation by Ryan Williams ’08
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Jennifer Greacen, executive director of The Clear Agency, was one of 13 U.S. delegates to attend the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit (YES) in Mexico City, Mexico. The YES Summit is the subset of the global G20 Summit and welcomed 400 other young entrepreneurs throughout the world to discuss global business, promote change, social responsibility and entrepreneurial growth. Jennifer (Parslow) Grybowski received a first place “special award” from the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s New England Better Newspaper Competition for her print news coverage of the June 2011 tornado that ripped through central and western Massachusetts. She resides in Brookfield, MA, with her husband and five-year-old daughter. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Jeff Langmaid has joined Florida Orthopaedic Institute (FOI) and works in the Orthopedic Total Wellness program as a chiropractic physician with an emphasis on non-surgical care of the spine and extremities. FOI services patients throughout its surgery center and 10 office locations around the Tampa Bay region.
Roy Fink was recently hired as the new head coach of the University of New
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Haven men’s soccer team. For the previous four seasons, Fink served as an assistant soccer coach at the University of MassachusettsAmherst. Phillip J. Harris has joined the law firm of Adams and Reese as an associate in its Tampa office. He has been practicing law since 2007 after earning his law degree from Stetson University College of Law. He is an active member of the Tampa community through his charity work and by volunteering time to represent and counsel foster children in addition to representing indigent clients in family law disputes. Andrew Saltman is proud to announce the birth of Sydney Rose on Feb. 28. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces at birth. Saltman is also running for Florida state representative in the Sarasota, FL, area and is a newly licensed mortgage broker. Stephanie Washington moved to the San Francisco Bay area in 2011 and plans to pursue her writing career. Email: snwashington1981@ hotmail.com
Elias Gonzalez won the men’s title for the second year in a row in the Gasparilla Half Marathon presented by Sports Authority in Tampa in March, finishing in 1 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds.
Andre Tomlinson is engaged to Rashelle Browne. The wedding date has been set for July 27, 2013, and will be either in Maryland or Washington, D.C.
Thamer Al-Tassan released a series of artistic photographs featuring the Taj Mahal. He currently makes his living in electronic media and digital marketing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Allison Dingivan married Steve Garvey ’03 on March 16 at the Rusty Pelican in Tampa. Cheryl (Staszewski) Kaplan ’06 was a bridesmaid and Stephanie Toro ’05 was a matron of honor. Allison is a child welfare case manager and Steve is a juvenile probation officer. They reside in Brandon, FL. Email: email@example.com Brittany Gonzales has been the director of athlete performance for the past three and a half years at Champion’s Quest, a youth athlete academy. She has helped more than 40 athletes receive athletic scholarships for college, and the academy currently has more than 200 athletes training year-round. Daniel Teczar married Christina Estrada in March, according to The New York Times. Teczar is a project manager in the aerospace division of United Technologies in Windsor
Locks, CT, where he is working on part of the 787 Dreamliner, a commercial aircraft being developed by Boeing. Erin Thorpe wrote the children’s book Murphy the Manatee Visits Memphis, a collaborative project loosely based on a real life manatee that was rescued from the Mississippi River near Memphis, TN. Thorpe is the teaching principal/director of 1st Class Montessori School in Midtown Memphis. Stephanie Tome M.S. ’09 started her own choreography business: Choreotainment. She has been dancing in the salsa scene for the last two years and performing with professional dance teams at salsa congresses around the U.S. She also has a full time day job as an IT specialist, and she resides in Tampa. Chantal Whittaker has been admitted to the Cayman Islands Grand Court after successfully completing her articles of clerkship with the law firm Mourant Ozannes, according to the Caymanian Compass. She is now an associate in the litigation team with the firm.
Allison Dingivan ’05 and Steve Garvey ’03
Stephanie Tome M.S. ’09
A UT First (From left to right) Tim Husted ’07, Anthony Pinto ’06, Valerie French ’07, Zachary and Stephanie Bihr, and Kayla Bannister MBA ’10 were all smiles in support of the new UT men’s lacrosse team at its first game on Feb. 10 against rival Florida Southern. UT won 7-4 and ultimately clinched the conference title in the program’s first season.
Adrien Edwards owns the T-shirt company TheNakedHippie, www. thenakedhippie.com. His T-shirt line will now be one of the handcurated brands offered by VANITI Marketplace, which is funded by Rakuten, the fourth largest e-commerce company in the world. They also sent out a videography team to shoot and edit an exclusive video for TheNakedHippie. Email: AdrienE@ thenakedhippie.com Kimberly Fellman is the art coordinator for WEA (a division of Warner Music Group) where she develops and curates artwork for artist merchandise. She resides in Brooklyn, NY. Kristina Lakeman and her husband, Paul Ahnfeldt, are currently living in Fountain, CO, just outside of Colorado Springs. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Anthony Mlyniec is the owner of Small Group Fitness in Downers Grove, IL, and is a certified muscle activation technique specialist,
personal trainer and nutritional consultant. Joshua Rich received his law degree in 2009 from California Western School of Law and became a licensed attorney in California in 2010. He was recently admitted to the Florida State Bar and licensed as an active attorney in Florida. He resides in Tampa. Email: email@example.com Dan Sullivan was promoted to reporter with the Tampa Bay Times. He covers the night time breaking news as well as general assignment stories in the Time’s St. Petersburg office. Previously, he worked for two years as an editorial assistant in the paper’s Tampa bureau. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
David Andrade recently got a new job as an animator with Rhythm and Hues in Los Angeles. He also proposed to Jill Rymut ’08, while on vacation in New Zealand on the set of The Hobbit. He even used the UTjournal fall 2012 33
Bethany Kreider ’10 Real Cultural Exchanges
Jill Rymut ’08 and David Andrade ’07
When Bethany Kreider ’10 set off for Indonesia to teach English as a Fulbright Scholar, she never expected to be teaching her students to do the chicken dance as well. “One of my funniest memories is when my students taught me a traditional Dayak dance,” she says. “Then they asked me what the traditional American dance is. I tried to think of one, but couldn’t really come up with anything, which is how I ended up doing the chicken dance with 40 Indonesian students and their teacher.” Kreider was in Samarinda, the capital of the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan, from August 2011 to May 2012 as one of 40 scholars chosen from across the U.S. for an English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). The program places U.S. students as English teaching assistants in schools overseas to improve foreign students’ English and knowledge of the U.S. In turn, ETAs increase their knowledge of the host country. “Indonesia is an up-and-coming country, and the English language is a very important part 34 UTjournal fall 2012
of that process,” says Kreider. “I hope through my teaching and actions, I showed my students a glimpse of the world outside their city and island and expanded their thinking.” Though Kreider went to Indonesia knowing no one, she says she was accepted into the community without question. Living on her own in housing provided by the program, she describes how her neighbors would stop by to bring her dinner, a teacher from school would drive her to work and complete strangers would offer help. “It was this basic kindness that allowed for real relationships and cultural exchange to occur,” she says. Kreider was one of only five ETAs invited to return for another year. She will be in a different city, Kendari, the capital of the Indonesian province of southeast Sulawesi. “I’m excited to go back,” says Kreider. “I learned just as much as I taught. I now know how to eat with my hands, how to get a snake out of my house, and most importantly, that a community can become your family.” Photo courtesy of bethany kreider ’10
“one ring” from the movie for the proposal. Jill recently earned a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine. Devlin Dougherty wed Russell Robert Flamm on July 21. Dougherty is a senior tax associate (CPA) with Moss Adams, LLP in Spokane, WA, and Flamm is a lead software engineer at Triple E Technologies, LLC in Post Falls, ID. Amanda Gabel MBA ’11 married Mirko Richter in Poughkeepsie, NY, on June 17. Nathan Jokela appeared in several “Tampa Works” short plays at Stageworks Theatre in Tampa’s Grand Central at Kennedy. Michelle Kalnasy recently received her master’s degree in clinical psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is continuing to work on a doctorate in clinical psychology. Danny Mastronardo appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank with his three brothers, co-owners and founders of Nardo’s Naturals. The brothers were successful in negotiating a deal with one of the “sharks,” Barbara Corcoran, and now work full time on the business. Beth Pytlik graduated from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI, on May 18 with concentrations in health law and local government law. She
currently resides in Clearwater, FL. Email: email@example.com Nicole Valentine married Nicolas Anthony LaGrand at UT on April 11, 2011. The couple resides in Brandon, FL.
Richmond Bodie is engaged to Katelin Grammer ’08. Rich is currently employed as a certified athletic trainer with the U.S. Athletic Training Center in Manhattan, NY, and Katelin is a district sales manager for ADP Inc. in Stamford, CT. Amanda Davis graduated from New York Law School, according to the New York Daily News. Davis was able to attend law school in Manhattan thanks in part to her seeing-eye dog, Ellis. Charles “Chris” Davis has earned a law degree from the American University Washington College of Law and is a member of the Maryland Bar. He has started a new job as counsel for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He resides in Washington, D.C. Patrick Eugene O’Neil was promoted to brand manager at Lego Americas, Lego Systems, Inc. in Enfield, CT. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Natalie Papagiannopoulos earned her master’s degree in school counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, according to an article in The Saratogian. She is currently employed by the Hillsborough County school system. Michael C. Polyard was selected to attend Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI. Chris Peek is currently enrolled in the professional construction certification program at the University of South Florida and works as a safety assistant at Sims Crane & Equipment, according to an article on cranehotline.com.
Ryan Williams recently published his first book, One Life One Chance: The Chronicles of Our Adventure-cation, which can be found online at Amazon, Booksa-Million and Barnes & Noble. He looks forward to sharing his literary success with his fellow Spartans.
(See page 32.)
Jonathan Marcantoni published a collection of short stories, Traveler’s Rest, in June. Anya Piotrowski graduated from the University of WisconsinEau Claire with her Master of Arts in history and is now an AmeriCorps VISTA member for the North Carolina Campus Compact at the University of North CarolinaGreensboro. Email: email@example.com Amber Rehman is living in Tampa where she works as a student finance planner for Everest University. She is thrilled to have been selected for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleading squad for a second season. Last year, Rehman and her teammates completed more than 1,500 hours of community service.
Kate Coffey ‘10 and Roberto Mena ’10
Heather Gromley was accepted into the museum studies graduate program for Fall 2012 at Johns Hopkins University. She is the digital products coordinator for World Book Encyclopedia in Chicago, IL. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ferdian Jap MBA is pursuing a law degree at Stetson University, flipping rental properties with his business partner though their investment company, Nguyen Jap Investment Group, and working with the boards of several Tampa-area nonprofits (Tampa’s United Service Organization and the Gasparilla International Film Festival).
Roberto Mena married Kate Coffey ‘10 on April 18 at a sunset ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Roberto is the owner of Over The Top Athletes, an athletic training facility in Connecticut. Kate is the retail marketing coordinator for Carter’s/OshKosh B’gosh. The couple resides in Connecticut. Stewart Moon was named to the board of Realize Bradenton, according to The Bradenton Times. Moon is the director of marketing and sales for Air and Energy, his family’s air, plumbing and electrical company. Shannon Ashleigh Navarro was part of the supporting cast in the Young Artists Collective’s production of Maurice Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortileges,” according to an article in Trinidad and Tobago Newsday. The Young Artists Collective is part of the Classical Music Development Foundation of Trinidad and Tobago. Clara Reynolds MBA is executive director of Tampabased Success 4 Kids & Families. The organization was the overall winner in the Family Services
Stephanie Doppelt had several art pieces displayed in her family’s multigenerational show at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL. The show also included artwork from her mother and grandfather. Jeremy Figueroa is working with Sun Devil athletics at Arizona State University as a ticket service consultant for more than 1,500 season ticket holders. Email: email@example.com Josh Griffin is running for a seat on the Pasco County Commission, according to the Tampa Bay Times. He works in his family’s business, Bio Mass Tech Inc.
All in the Family Legacy students are those with a parent, grandparent or sibling who is also a UT alumnus. (From left) Here Britni Colgan ’12 and Stefan Colgan ’09, Corey Pelot ’12 and Tim Pelot ’78, and David J. Ver Eecke ’09 and David H. Ver Eecke ’12 pause during commencement weekend to commemorate their ties to UT.
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Keith Brady started Keith Brady Media Inc. in March while working as a medical sales consultant at Henry Schein Medical. Keith Brady Media Inc. is currently documenting concerts, promoting for a professional boxing company and promoting new businesses/ products through the use of video and photography. Casey Cavanagh is a full time content writer with Strategic Media Inc. in Clearwater, FL. Cavanagh began at Strategic as an intern in May 2011, was hired in November on a part time basis and started full time after graduation. Gëzime Christian will attend graduate school at Yale this fall. Maureen Horan joined Hype Group as a graphic designer. Horan completed an internship with Hype Group during her last semester at UT.
Michelle Wojtkowski and Alex Bartels ’10 celebrate with friends at their wedding in May.
category of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2012 Nonprofit of the Year Awards and partners closely with UT. James Rundlett has joined SOE Software as an enterprise business analyst. Michelle Wojtkowski married Alex Bartels ’10 at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, FL, on May 19. Michelle is currently pursuing her law degree at Stetson University College of Law, and Alex is an account manager at Wright Express. The couple resides in Tampa.
Jered Clifford was hired by the New England Revolution of the Major League Soccer Network as an account executive. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Beaugez recently became the communications manager at The National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. She is working on redesigning the website, establishing corporate identity and building community awareness and interaction. (See Flat Sparty photo page 31.)
in memoriam Alumni Jacqueline Gaither ‘34 Omar Wilson ‘46 William Priff ‘49 Josiah Register ‘50 Marcelo Maseda ‘52 Philip Rosete ‘52
Kenneth Ayers ‘54 George Grant Sr. ‘55 Mario Sanchez Jr. ‘56 Charles Downie ‘58 Paul Joyce ‘59 Buford Reedy Jr. ‘59 John Mierow ‘60 Allen Henderson ‘61 Donell Jerry Diamond ‘64 Marc Beaubien ‘65 William Kent Jr. ‘65 Julia Mae Mullinax Darby ‘66 Gene Davis ‘71 Donald Lewis ‘71 Donald Copeland ‘72 Benjamin Maxham ‘72 Earl Stanton ‘73 Ralph Johnson ‘74 Jerry Bailey ‘74 Cynthia (Tavrides) Dempsey ‘75 L.G. “Ted” DeLaVergne Jr. MBA ‘78 Penny G. Livesay ‘79 Sarah (Brick) Archer ‘80 Leslie (Taylor) Mong ‘80 Richard Romaniw ‘83 Donna McCulloch ‘93 Students Curtis McIntyre ‘12 Thomas Black ’15 Jeraldine Needham ’15 Faculty Renee Fisher ’50 Michael Mendelsohn Sydne Morris
Hope to see you at
2012 Homecoming and Reunions Oct. 18–21
Celebrating the classes of:
1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007 Enjoy a full lineup of exciting events for alumni to reconnect with each other and UT. Find out more by visiting: alumni.ut.edu/?HC
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brick by brick How supporters improve the UT experience
why i give: Monica Cook ’05 homecoming volunteer, on Homecoming Court, and a member of Diversity Fellowship, the sports marketing association and PEACE. Even now, I’m advisor for the ice hockey team and Sigma Gamma Rho and a proud board member of UT’s National Alumni Association. Pretty much everything I know about leadership and time management I learned in my extracurricular activities at UT.
Cook outside the UT Admissions office, where she works to bring in a new generation of Spartans.
Q: What was your academic experience like? A: Many of my professors took an
Major: Communication Profession: UT associate director of admissions
work (and play). We joke that someday we’re going to bribe the current residents to let us have a reunion party.
Q: What friendships began at UT? A: At my wedding, three of my brides-
Q: How did UT change you? A: I was convinced I wanted to pur-
maids and two groomsmen were UT alumni. We shared so many amazing experiences while we lived on campus. Now that I work in admissions, I tell prospective students how important it is to live on campus. What you learn in class is just the beginning. The lessons you learn living with fellow students really prepare you for the real world.
sue broadcast journalism. Through Gateways, I landed a great sophomore internship at WFLA Channel 8. I found that covering the daily tragedies in Tampa just wasn’t for me. Athletics Director Larry Marfise encouraged me to pursue athletics public relations. Before I knew it, I was volunteering with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their championship season.
Q: Where did you live on campus? A: McKay, Brevard and Straz Halls. But
my favorite room — ResCom B102 — wasn’t even in my residence hall! My best friends would all hang out there to Photograph by jessica leigh
Q: As a student, you were quite the volunteer … A: Yes, I was a Diplomat, Gateways
mentor, The Minaret news editor,
interest in me and knew me by name. You definitely couldn’t hide in class. It was like they could sense who hadn’t done the reading! They were amazingly accessible and willing to help you in any way they could. But that didn’t mean they weren’t going to have high expectations when it came to your work. Q: What message do you give to students considering UT? A: Just because we’re a private university doesn’t always mean we cost more than other colleges. UT has a lot of scholarship support to offer. You’ve got to do your homework and visit several campuses. So many prospective students find that UT is the right fit for them because we have so much to offer. Q: Why do you support UT? A: I want to help current students have
the same, if not better, opportunities than I had. I think it is so important for students to take advantage of all the ways to get involved. It made such a difference in my life. I feel great to help pass that along. UTjournal fall 2012 37
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Xavier Cannella Jr. (left) and Michael Cannella hold a photo of their late father and his copy of the 1941 Moroccan.
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Putting Others First There are those rare individuals in this world who believe that serving others is more important than serving themselves. People who see the potential in others no matter what their station in life. Xavier Francis Cannella Sr. ’41 was one of those individuals. According to his family, friends and the hundreds of children he mentored as a principal at various elementary schools in Tampa, he enriched the lives of everyone with whom he came into contact. His motto: “Do the right thing.” His sons, Michael Cannella ’73 M.A. ’75 and Xavier Cannella Jr. ’78, said their father always did the “right thing” for his family, his community and his students. “My father taught us that you don’t do something for your own benefit, you do it because it’s the right thing,” said Michael Cannella, a retired Hillsborough County educator. “He 38 UTjournal fall 2012
had a positive influence on thousands of children during his career as an educator. He was a great role model.” Xavier Cannella Sr. was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1919. His parents were Italian immigrants who taught him the value of education, hard work and service to others. He first came to Tampa in 1937. He fell in love with both the city and UT, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1941. After serving his country as a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, he went on to earn a master’s degree from Columbia University in 1946. He continued with post-graduate work at Harvard University and received his professional diploma from Columbia University in 1955. Cannella had returned to Tampa to teach social studies and history, and married Phyllis Marie Puleo, a violinist with the Tampa Philharmonic, in 1949. Ultimately, he became principal at
three Hillsborough County elementary schools, including Oak Park Elementary from 1962 until he retired in 1975. “Dad found being an educator very rewarding,” said Xavier Cannella Jr., a general and vascular surgeon at Florida Hospital, Tampa. “Though he had opportunities to teach at higher levels, he believed that what young children learn in their formative years stays with them forever. He spent most of his career with inner-city and rural kids in many of the toughest neighborhoods because he felt he could make a difference in their young lives.” From the hundreds of letters written by former students regarding their principal, one student wrote: “I was a student at Oak Park in the 1960s. We were poor kids, but Mr. Cannella made us feel valuable. He treated all of us with dignity and respect. He knew our lives were different, that our parents struggled, and we needed extra help.” Another student’s words: “Mr. Cannella gave me breakfast when I didn’t have any. He made certain that no student went without shoes. He even bought shoes with his own money.” Xavier Cannella died in 1984. Xavier F. Cannella Elementary School was dedicated in 1993 to a man described as a great humanitarian and educator. “My brother and I wanted to honor our father in a way that would reflect his life’s focus,” said Xavier Cannella Jr. “Education was always a priority, and UT played an integral part in his life,” said Michael Cannella. “My brother and I decided to create an endowment for UT students seeking a career in education in our dad’s memory. He impacted the lives of so many people in such a positive way.” Need more information about Planned Giving? Contact Cindy L. Tully, Planned Giving Officer email@example.com (813) 258-7373 Photograph by jessica leigh
The Sherman Legacy The University recently received a bequest from the late John H. Sherman Jr. ’40 and his wife, Marie, of Lynchburg, VA. What makes this bequest especially notable is that Sherman was the son of the second president of UT, John H. Sherman Sr., who served from 1937 to 1940. The University was just four John H. Sherman Sr. years old when John Sherman Sr. became president. The nation was still struggling through the Great Depression, which made his tenure at UT challenging. His primary
goal was gaining accreditation, and John Sherman Sr. laid much of the groundwork for the University to do so under President Ellwood Nance in 1951. His son, who attended UT during his father’s time as president, would go on to apply his UT degree in mathematics and chemistry. After serving in World War II, John Sherman Jr. earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and began a long career with GE specializing in quartz crystal resonators. The University thanks a third generation of the Sherman family, Mary Sherman and Ida Cole, for sharing memories of their father and helping make this bequest possible.
Editor’s Note We heard from several readers regarding the “Act of Valor” story in our last issue. The award is the Medal of Honor, not the Congressional Medal of Honor. There was also some concern over the word “given” that is used in several places in the story. Individuals are presented or awarded the Medal of Honor, not given it. Also, in the “Gifts In Honor and In Memoriam” section of the issue, we misspelled Dorothy Jeffery’s name. A gift was made in memoriam of Jeffery by The Chiselers Inc.
Longtime Trustee Dies
Putting on the Ritz President Ronald L. Vaughn and his wife, Renée, hosted the annual Presidential Luncheon for members of the Landmark and Legacy Societies on March 29. The theme for the event was the Roaring ‘20s and featured UT students dressed in period garb and performing music that may have been heard by hotel patrons at the time.
William A. “Bill” Krusen Sr., who served on the Board of Trustees for 42 years, died on April 19, 2012. He was 91. Most recently chairman of General Group Holdings Inc., Krusen founded the construction company in the late 1940s and soon branched out to invest in additional businesses in Florida. Among his many philanthropic endeavors, Krusen served as a trustee and chairman at Tampa Preparatory School, WEDU and the American Red Cross’ Tampa chapter. At UT, Krusen established two endowments and also helped UT students receive scholarships through the Tony Jannus Society. Krusen was a longtime member of the Minaret Society, as well as the Frederick Spaulding Society, the Board of Fellows, the Excellence Fund and various Board of Trustees committees. UTjournal fall 2012 39
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Time for a Financial Checkup
Like the NFL Playoffs, there’s going to be a big showdown in Congress at the end of 2012. But the result of this game could cost you thousands of dollars next year. The Bush-era tax cuts are set to expire Dec. 31. Should Congress choose to do nothing, taxes will default to the higher rates of a decade ago. This means income taxes will increase by three to five percent, taxes on dividends and capital gains will be higher, and estate, gift and other taxes will rise. On the other hand, one of the parties might get their legislation through. Even the most seasoned congressional experts have no idea what is going to happen. Wherever you stand politically on the issue, you’ll need to consider how
the potential changes will affect your individual finances. Now is the time to begin planning for changes. With so much at stake, this is not a do-ityourself project. You’ll want to consult with an expert who can review your financial and retirement plans. A few things to consider: n If you are on a fixed income and rely on dividends for retirement, you may want to review your strategy with a financial advisor. A five percent tax increase means a five percent pay cut for your retirement. n If income taxes rise, taking more from your IRA this year or accelerating income from a small business might make sense. An accountant can help you with the calculations to make a good decision.
No Excuses! You Need a Will.
n Higher capital gains taxes will affect you if your investment strategy involves frequent buying and selling of stocks. Check with your broker to see if a portfolio adjustment might be in order for next year. n Many smaller estates might be subject to the estate tax. Check with your attorney about your family’s situation. n Philanthropists with high incomes may want to make their charitable gifts this year. One of the proposals on the table would phase out itemized deductions above a certain income. n For UT supporters, now is also the time to review your giving plan for this year and next. There may be some real advantages to making gifts to UT before the end of the year if taxes indeed increase in 2013.
A Sound Investment
Economic and political climates will always be in flux, but you can be confident that The University of Tampa will continue to provide a solid education year after year. Please talk with your advisors and then talk with us. The Office of Planned Giving is here to help you with your personal financial goals and to make a difference in students’ lives.
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You provide written instructions when you leave your home or children in someone else’s care for a week, right? A will is the same idea — but way more important. Having a will ensures your property and money goes to the people and organizations of your choosing, names a guardian to care for dependents and describes your exact intentions when it comes to former spouses, stepchildren, investment property and other issues. Want to learn more? Go to www.ut.edu/plannedgiving for more articles on wills in our “Estate Planning” section. 40 UTjournal fall 2012
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building on Our Success A Message from President Ronald L. Vaughn
It’s easy to illustrate UT’s progress in terms of construction and increasing enrollment. This year we’re set to mark a 16th year of record enrollment, and the three major construction projects currently underway — Residence Hall 7, the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex and the Martinez Athletics Center renovation and expansion — probably sets some sort of record as well. Each brick laid, foundation poured, cable run and tree planted is visible proof that UT is solid. What’s not so easy to illustrate is the work and sacrifice of so many people who construct new buildings, recruit new faces and create necessary academic, athletic and cocurricular programs on campus. The amount of work that goes into providing a top-notch educational environment is inspiring. UT has a history of achievement, and we will continue to improve our operations to ensure our students receive the best education possible, and that the University’s legacy will endure. One of the high points this year was when we were 42 UTjournal Fall 2011
notified by the Princeton Review that we would be included as one of the best colleges in the United States. This list is a very prestigious one, and the recognition is long overdue. It is a recognition that validates the progress we’ve made academically and structurally. Also, it will make us even more appealing for prospective students who seek to be educated at only the top universities, as well as for prospective faculty and staff who want to be associated with a renowned institution. Each year we take steps toward our mission of improving students’ ability to learn and succeed as productive citizens. We look at how to welcome the most deserving students, how to make campus more comfortable for current students and attractive to future students, how to streamline processes and how to best invest in our future. This year was no different. We have been successful in finding ways to break enrollment records and continue to improve the campus, all while staying true to our mission of transforming students. Photograph by
Residence Hall 7, set to open in August 2013, is the seventh new residence hall at UT in the past 14 years.
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In January, the MFA in Creative Writing program initiated its speaker series, "Lectores," which featured prominent authors like Amy Hill Hearth '82 and Michael Connelly.
academic affairs Each year, UT further secures its place as a model institution that provides an excellent education. As our enrollment has climbed, we have worked hard to maintain a low average class size and a low student-to-faculty ratio. This has been achieved by hiring professors who are experts in their disciplines, who are excellent teachers and who engage in cutting-edge research. The 2011-2012 full-time faculty stood at approximately 275 members, with 31 new members. This year we look to hire nearly 40 new faculty members, to replace retiring professors, to support our growth and to simply add expertise to our academic departments. You’ll read on page 16 how more than a dozen of our full-time faculty received their bachelor’s degree at UT. The UT experience is so strong that some of our top scholars choose to come back here to teach as professors. Interestingly, UT is fulfilling the national trend towards health-related and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields. The number of un44 UTjournal Fall 2012
dergraduates with a declared major in the College of Natural and Health Sciences increased by 35 percent from the previous year. This has, of course, prompted more faculty hiring, new construction and renovations in various labs, classrooms and offices around campus. Last summer, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reviewed our campus internationalization/ global education, and said that UT is continuing its “transformation” in these areas. UT sent almost 500 undergraduate and graduate students abroad this year, nearly a 14 percent increase from last year. These students studied in more than 34 locations around the
globe, including a pilot sixweek internship program for four students in London. A UT student was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for the second year in a row, this time to study in Spain. Yet another student received a grant from the Department of State to travel to Tunisia to study Arabic (see page 3). This year we created an Office of Sponsored Programs, which assisted in eight grant awards, for a total of
$665,527. The UT MFA in Creative Writing program, which was established last year, initiated its speaker series, “Lectores.” The series featured prominent authors, such as bestselling fiction writer Michael Connelly, and, much like the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values Concert Series, attracted large, appreciative audiences. In an annual assessment conducted by the Florida Department of Education of teachers’ success in improving student learning, graduates from UT were ranked No. 1 in the state compared to all other public and private institutions that prepare teachers. Speaking of rankings, U.S. News & World Report added UT’s part-time MBA program to its best business programs ranking. Our faculty maintains its focus on teaching, yet faculty still publish hundreds of research articles and make numerous presentations around the globe each year. Some of these accomplishments include: ■■ Sykes College of Business —Faculty published 109 publications, and completed 67 presentations. ■■ College of Arts and Letters—Faculty accounted for three books, two edited volumes, two book chap-
A UT student was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for the second year in a row. Another was awarded a Department of State grant to study Arabic in Tunisia.
only the best UT will be included in the Princeton Review listing of the best colleges in the United States, recognition that is long overdue.
ters, two CD recordings on major labels, 11 refereed journal articles, nine creative works (poems, performances, etc.), 39 juried or curated exhibitions, 35 concerts, 26 main stage productions on campus and 27 conference papers. ■■ College of Natural and Health Sciences—57 faculty publications appeared in refereed venues, and 60 presentations and posters were presented at regional, national and international conferences. ■■ College of Social Sciences, Mathematics and Education—Faculty achieved 45 peer-reviewed articles, three published books, 34 presentations at national/ international conferences and three faculty serving as journal editors.
When Residence Hall 7 is completed in August 2013, it will be our biggest residence hall. But it will also be our most interactive. The hall has been uniquely designed to allow for student interaction and to build students’ sense of community. The top floor will resemble the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center — except that it will be specifically for student programming. We know that students who are more comfortable in their living arrangements and extracurricular activities do better academically, and this new residence hall certainly follows that model. It’s hard to talk about student affairs at UT without talking about our robust leadership programs. Four new leadership programs were launched this year: The Leadership Exchange, an intensive 15-week program that introduced UT students to the principles and challenges of leading change on a shared social issue. Leadership and Cooking, a new excursion program, facilitated in collaboration with Sodexo, that introduces students to the communication strategy outlined in the book Clear Leadership. A Student Development Series, in collaboration with the Community Engagement Team, a leadership and professional development program that focuses on wellness and balance, leadership and personal development, and occupational development. Relevant, a retreat focused on introducing fraternity and sorority members to UT’s leadership philosophy and community values. Eight UT alumni facilitated components of the program.
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As found on page 10, the PEACE Alternative Breaks program continues to be popular amongst students, and this year students traveled to Asia for the first time to volunteer at a local orphanage and organic farm in Thailand. The opening of the Dickey Health and Wellness Center proved very supportive to students. Health care appointments increased 24 percent this academic year, and the Wellness Center provided more than 180 programs and events focusing on all areas of wellness. The McNiff Fitness Center also recorded terrific numbers, averaging 602 visits per day. The Wellness Center staff also took the lead in
facilitating programming for the Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values. More than 70 programs and events were sponsored by the Resource Team for Faith, Values and Spirituality, engaging
Programs and events focusing on wellness
approximately 3,550 participants, a 97 percent increase in participants over last year. This year we continued programmatic development for the $1.3 million Helios Grant that focuses on minority and/or first generation, Florida residents and
UT joined with the University of Memphis in the Leadership Exchange, in which students studied social justice issues and participated in community service.
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operations While Plant Hall may be the historic heart and soul of the UT campus, the new construction that surrounds it has made the UT campus one of the most appealing and visually interesting in the United States. When UT moved into the Tampa Bay Hotel in 1933, it was UT’s only building. Now, Plant Hall is surrounded by 52 buildings.
Through the PEACE Alternative Breaks program, several UT students, including Nick Chmura '12, volunteered at the Baan San Phan Orphanage in Thailand.
students in specific majors (e.g., science, education, mathematics, technology). We continue to focus on giving students an extra edge when they enter the workforce after graduation. As I mentioned earlier, student interest in the STEM areas increased. As such, the Office of Career Services has focused on development of employer partnerships and programming in the STEM areas. Career services hosted a seminar, “What it is Really Like to Work for an Entrepreneurial Technology Company,” that involved more than 75 students and more than 40 technology community partners. Career services also hosted its first Internship Week, with more than 240 students participating in the Internship Prep Workshop and Webinars. 46 UTjournal Fall 2012
Currently, the west side of campus—west of North Boulevard—is being revitalized. We demolished five buildings along Kennedy Boulevard to make way for the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex, which is set for completion in early 2013. The Martinez Athletics Center, which will be re-dedicated on Sept. 27, has undergone a dramatic transformation, making it more appealing for our student athletes. Adjacent to one corner of the center is the Health Sciences and Human Performance building, which was completed last spring. Adjacent to the other corner is the Athletics and ROTC building, which will be dedicated this spring. And, just next to Martinez, we constructed a chiller plant that will reap financial and environmental rewards for years to come. Finally, as I previously mentioned, we broke ground on Residence Hall 7, which will be the seventh new residence hall constructed in less than 15 years.
One detail that only the most discerning alumni might notice is that we removed many of our overhead utilities. This may seem inconsequential, but these subtle details help to enhance our stunningly beautiful campus. When prospective students cannot visit the UT campus, they rely on the UT website for their virtual tour. The website was totally redesigned last year, and a new 360-degree tour was added just last fall. You should check it out if you haven’t already at www. ut.edu/utvirtualtour.
Technology remains the backbone of campus, as more and more systems— from the UT catalog and reporting of mid-term grades to the residence hall room
Date of the re-dedication of the Martinez Athletics Center
lottery system—go online. For instance, this year we implemented software to allow tracking of students, staff and faculty when they travel on study abroad trips.
UT has funded $330 million in new construction since 1997.
1933-2013 When UT moved into the
Tampa Bay Hotel in 1933, it was UT’s only building. Now, Plant Hall is surrounded by 52 buildings.
Jenna Sullivan '13 loads the
viewing tray of the new scanning electron microscope.
The 2011-2012 enrollment year is best characterized by a moderate increase in UT’s volume across the admissions spectrum. This increase cascaded across most aspects of admissions, including events, mailings, visitors, requests for UT admission and waitlist (more than 1,700).
The system provides for unprecedented communication capabilities in the event of an emergency. We’re currently upgrading all classrooms to include wireless access with enough
Campus wireless sites
bandwidth to support classroom capacity. And, four residence halls saw expanded wireless capabilities for improved coverage and reliability, thus enhancing the more than 450 campus wireless sites. Of course, in order to support these operations, we must have a robust development and fundrais-
ing program. One highlight this year was when a donor funded a scanning electron microscope that will greatly enhance our biology, zoology and forensic science programs. The Honor Roll of Donors on page 49 recognizes the many people who support the University financially. The total received for all gifts this year was $13.5 million. This year’s Annual Fund saw more donors than the previous year, and total Annual Fund giving was approximately $2.3 million. If you’re reading this, you likely were called by a student as part of our successful phonathon program. If you supported UT this year, I once again sincerely thank you.
This fall UT set another record enrollment of 6,900, and welcomed more than 2,400 new freshmen, transfer and graduate students. More than 140,000 student inquiries were received this year from prospective students. In fact, on Nov. 11, 2011, we received 957 applications alone—a record. While UT continues to set enrollment records, we are also making serious inroads in increasing our selectivity. This year, 46 percent of freshmen applicants were admitted, as opposed to 51 percent in 2011 and 59 percent in 2010. This compares to much higher applicant admission percentages, in the 70 and
New freshman, transfer and graduate students will be welcomed this fall.
80 percentiles, many years ago. Today UT’s high quality, much improved educational experience and soaring reputation is a magnet for attracting large numbers of interested students from all over the U.S. and the world.
This year, 46 percent of freshman applicants were admitted, as opposed to higher percentages in previous years.
APPLICANTS ADMITTED OVER TIME 2012
10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Percentage of students admitted
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It’s easy to illustrate UT’s progress in terms of construction and increasing enrollment. This year we’re set to mark a 16th year of record enrollment, and the three major construction projects currently underway—Residence Hall 7, the Naimoli Family Athletic and Intramural Complex and the Martinez Athletic Center renovation and
The volleyball team advanced to the 2011 NCAA national semifinals after winning its third straight NCAA South Regional and seventh consecutive Sunshine State Conference title.
athletics UT athletics continues to be a wildly successful program. Not only are UT’s 550 athletes successful on the field, but they are successful in the classroom and active in the community. With 19 men’s and women’s teams, plus men’s and women’s cheerleading, the Spartans have won 12 NCAA II national championships and have secured 65 Sunshine State Conference (SSC) titles in the past two decades. This year the Spartans fared well. We brought home eight conference championships, six coaches were recognized as coaches of the year and nine teams played in the postseason. The volleyball team nearly tied its record of consecutive wins when it
started its season 24-0. In its inaugural year, the men’s lacrosse team brought home a conference championship. Women’s lacrosse was also announced last spring, and intercollegiate play will begin in Fall 2013. The women’s cross
The UT lacrosse team captured the 2012 Deep South Conference title in its first season of play.
country team won the highest academic GPA among Division II crosscountry teams with a 3.4 GPA. The cumulative GPA for all athletes was a very respectable 3.10. The Spartans have become well-known in the community as well. Student athletes set a record for community service hours, logging more than 5,000 for
the year. While doing so, the teams raised more than $5,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and for Just Elementary School.
Community service hours logged by student athletes
Evolving and Changing Just as our society is evolving, so is The University of Tampa. Change is not something that we sit and watch, we actively take a role in facilitating constant improvement so that we can continue to provide a top education for today’s—and future—students. As always, we continue, steadily and securely, to build UT’s foundation, and thus,
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its legacy. As a part of the UT community, you help UT achieve greater successes day-by-day and year-to-year. While it is easy to count success by new construction and increased enrollment, it really is about each and every person whose life is changed, not only as a student, but as a parent, donor or friend. UT
Donor Honor Roll 2011 to 2012 Lifetime Giving Societies Members of UT’s prestigious Lifetime Giving Societies have made a substantial commitment of personal resources to ensure the University’s success in achieving excellence in education. PINNACLE SOCIETY (CUMULATIVE GIFTS EXCEEDING $10 MILLION) Susan and John Sykes PACESETTERS SOCIETY (CUMULATIVE GIFTS OF $1 MILLION TO $10 MILLION) Anonymous (Corporation) (2) The Bailey Family Foundation Bank of America BECK The Chiselers Inc. Conn Memorial Foundation Stephen F. and Marsha Dickey David A. and Mary Irene Falk Memorial Fund Estate of Charles E. Goulding ’39 Mr.* and Mrs. Robert Jaeb Ian and Jean MacKechnie Gene and Patsy McNichols and Family/McNichols Company Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Naimoli J. Ross* and Barbara Parker Estate of Walter S. Pierce The Saunders Foundation David A. Straz Jr. and Catherine L. Straz/David A. Straz Jr. Foundation Tampa Greyhound Track TECO Energy Rick ‘72 and Sandy ‘72 Thomas Robert Thomas Sr.*/Port Sutton Inc. Estate of Frank P. Urso, M.D. ‘57 Verizon Don and Erika Wallace Family Foundation The Walter Foundation LANDMARK SOCIETY (CUMULATIVE GIFTS OF $500,000 to $999,999) Anonymous Jane and Sid Allen Educational Fund
Alfred S. ‘47 and Beverly A. Austin William J.* and Edna M.* Barritt G. Robert and Sharon S. Blanchard Bright House Networks Thomas E. Bronson Phillip E. and Betty Casey The City of Tampa Charles A. Dana Foundation Daniel M. Doyle Frank E. Duckwall Foundation David and Maureen Rorech Dunkel Jack M.* and Ruth* Eckerd James L. and Celia D. Ferman Jr. James L.* and Martha* Ferman Sr. Florida Independent College Fund Charles A. Frueauff Foundation Lee J. Harrer Max H.* and Ivy* Hollingsworth Huizenga Family Foundation George W. Jenkins* Merle C. Kelce* Israel Z. Kessler* Peter O. Knight* William A.* and Dorothy G. Krusen William D. Leith* John L. Macdonald James S. ‘70 and Elizabeth MacLeod Richard and Judith Mandt Merchants Association of Florida Frank L. and Carol D. Morsani Wilhelmina E. Pearde* Arthur D.* and Polly Pepin Pepsi-Cola Charles W. and Haven W. Poe William F. and Betty Poe Sr. Publix Super Markets Charities Margaret R. Ragg* Allen N. * and Vivian C. Reeves Robert L. and Margaret M. Rothman The Sant’ Yago Education Foundation William and Marie Selby William G. and Marie Selby Foundation Frank Stanley Beverage Foundation Craig C. ‘66 and Mary Ann Sturken SunTrust Bank Tampa Jai-Alai
Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter Margueritte W. Thurston* ‘58 The University of Tampa Board of Fellows USAA Educational Foundation David E.* and Martha C. Ward Wells Fargo Foundation John B. and Michéal West president’s council The President’s Council is the most esteemed annual gift society of The University of Tampa, honoring donors of $10,000 or more during the last fiscal year. This includes all gifts that have been received by the University during the fiscal year. GOLD MEMBERS ($50,000 OR MORE) ▲ Anonymous (Corporation) 5 ▲ BECK 10+ ▲ The Chiselers Inc. ▲ The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay 10+ Edward J. DeBartolo ▲ Stephen F. and Marsha Dickey 10+ William A. Gregory Jr. Foundation Helios Education Foundation ▲ Helen T. Kerr ‘86 8 ▲ Ian and Jean MacKechnie and Family/Amscot Financial 9 Gene and Patsy McNichols and Family 10+ McNichols Company 10+ Mr. and Mrs.Vincent J. Naimoli 10+ ▲ Pepsi Cola Bottling Group 10+ The Saunders Foundation ▲ Craig ‘66 and Mary Ann Sturken 10+ John H. and Susan W. Sykes 10+ Rick ‘72 and Sandy ‘72 Thomas/ Thomas Financial Group 10+ ▲ The University of Tampa Board of Fellows 10+ The Walter Foundation/W. Kendall Baker ’49 10+ ▲ John and Michéal West 10+
City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council 6 Class of 2012 DeBartolo Family Foundation ▲ Don and Jan DeFosset/Midocean US Advisor Mr. and Mrs. James K. Murray Jr. Rod L. Piatt ‘74 8 ▲ Fred E. ‘70 and Jeanette Pollock 10+ Premier Eye Care of Florida LLC/ Lorna Taylor ▲ Sant’Yago Education Foundation Inc. /Dr. O. Rex Damron 8 Michael ‘82 and Amy ‘80 Southard 6 ▲ Dr. Frederick W. Spaulding SunTrust Bank /Allen R. Brinkman BRONZE MEMBERS ($10,000–$24,999) Anonymous (Corporation) 10+ Bank of America/A. William Goede BNY Mellon Wealth Management Kyle ‘95 and Michele ‘95 Bailey 10+ Bryan Baldwin Leo B. ‘69 and Sharyn Berman Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blandford 5 ▲ Borrell Family Foundation Inc./ Anthony J. Borrell Jr. 10+ Boston Financial Group Bright House Networks 10+ ▲ Robert C. ‘66 and Aida Calafell 10+ ▲ Michael A. Cannella ‘73 and Xavier F. Cannella Jr., M.D. ‘78 9 Karen M. Casey 9
SILVER MEMBERS ($25,000–$49,999) Betty and Phillip Casey Family Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
We have made every effort to ensure that these lists are correct. However, if you discover an error or omission, please email email@example.com, or call the Development Office at (813) 253-6220. ▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
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David A. Straz Jr. and Catherine L. Straz/David A. Straz Jr. Foundation 10+ Chad and Sara Sundermeyer Syar Lived Inc. Tampa Greyhound Track 10+ Robert M. Thomas ▲ The University of Tampa Board of Counselors 10 USAA Foundation/USAA Tampa 10+ Verizon 10+ Wells Fargo MINARET SOCIETY Blake J. Casper Chris ‘83 and Linda ‘90 Catanach 10+ Citigroup (Tampa) 10+ ▲ Crossroads Construction Co./David Tavlin ▲ Drs. O. Rex and Geneva Damron Denise DeBartolo-York ▲ Robbins H. Denham ’51 ▲ Maureen Rorech Dunkel The David A. and Mary Irene Falk Memorial Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay 9 Preston and Laura F. Farrior ▲ Jim and Celia Ferman 10+ Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund ▲ John F. Germany 10+ Robert D. Gries Jr. ▲ Gary and Margo Harrod Harvard Jolly Architects Hillsborough Education Foundation Inc. ▲ Edward M. and Becky Ann Kobel ▲ William A. Krusen, Sr.* and Dottie Krusen ▲ Michael C. Lauder ‘80 ▲ Susan and Richard Leisner 10+ John P. Lowth III ‘82 James E. and Suzanne MacDougald James S. ‘70 and Elizabeth MacLeod Clotilda Malloy Manhattan Kraft Construction ▲ Gov. Bob ‘57 and Mary Jane Martinez 7 The Joy McCann Foundation Merrill Lynch/Thomas A. Meachum ’81, MBA ‘93 ▲ Mills & Associates Inc. National Christian Foundation NJR Foundation/Neil J. and Becky Rauenhorst ▲ North Star Bank ▲ Doug ‘81 and Kathleen Rothschild ▲ Bruce A. and Adajean Samson ▲ Ernest ‘56 and Carol Segundo 10+ Estate of John H. Sherman ‘40 The William W. Spruance Foundation/Thomas W. Spruance St. Petersburg College ▲ Janice F. Straske 6 50 UTjournal Fall 2012
Named in honor of the minarets atop H.B. Plant Hall, the Minaret Society recognizes alumni and friends who contributed between $1,000 and $9,999 to The University of Tampa during the last fiscal year. Donors to athletics are members of Sword & Shield. This includes gifts that have been received by the University during the fiscal year. GOLD CRESCENT MEMBERS ($5,000–$9,999) Anonymous ▲ Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S. Austin 10+ Mr. John Avlon ▲ Mr. and Mrs. Thilo Best ▲ Anthony J. Borrell Jr. 10+ ▲ Russell A. Bruno 6 ▲ Peter and Vivian Cammick 10+ Axel and Ann Claesges 10+ ▲ Jim and Velva Clark 8 Ida Cole ▲ Columbia Restaurant Group/Richard Gonzmart ▲ Pauline Bransford Crumpton 8 Richard and Linda Elias Aaron M. Fox Pamela and George Fox Gasparilla Distance Classic/Ms. Susan Harmeling ▲ Thomas Gregory/Gregory, Sharer & Stuart PA Hardeman Landscape Nursery Inc. 5 Hillsborough River Realty Corporation/Mr. John J. Avlon 10+ Incredible Events Richard F. Keating Charitable Gift Fund/Richard F. Keating Jane Kelly and Family Laser Spine Institute ▲ Lowry Murphey Family Foundation 10+ Mr. and Mrs. A. D. “Sandy” MacKinnon 6 The Magid Family 6 Tino ‘11 and Marie ‘89 Martinez ▲ William and Irina McGill Merchants Association of Florida Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Merchants Association of Florida Inc. Thomas A. ’81, MBA ‘93 and Kathryn MBA ‘00 Meachum 10+ ▲ Kimberly S. Morris 10+ Nick Peters Fred E. ‘70 and Jeanette Pollock 8 Prometheus Partners ▲ Prudential Foundation Publix Supermarkets Charities Inc. 10+ ▲ R. James Robbins Sr. 6 Gregg and Pamela Rosen ▲ Bob and Joyce Ruday 10+ ▲ Gary Russell 10+ S&S Craftsmen Inc. Bertha and Tony Saladino (The Saladino Tournament) Tom and Kathy Shannon Family Foundation Mary E. Sherman Shilling Contracting Inc./Dave Shilling Dr. Alan Shoopak Stephen S. Silver Ms. Laura M. Simon Specialized Property Services Inc. ▲ George and Sandra Sprenkle Chris T. Sullivan Foundation T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation Inc. 10+ Tampa Armature Works Inc./ J. Arthur “Bubba” Turner III 10+ Tampa Rowing Club ▲ Harry E. Teasley Jr. Foundation/ Harry E. Teasley Jr.10+ TMS of Brevard Inc. ▲ Mr. Joseph D. Urso ▲ Dr. Ronald L. and Mrs. Renée W. Vaughn 10+ ▲ West Coast Van Rental Inc./Mr. Robert J. McCarthy John ‘68 and Pat Wolfe 10+ SILVER CRESCENT MEMBERS ($2,500–$4,999) ▲ Anonymous (3) 7 Bank of America Matching Gifts 10+ The Bank of Tampa/Keith Brown/ John Unger ▲ Mr. Melton R. Battle 10+ ▲ Mrs. Laura M. Bentley 5 A. Joseph Borrell III Mr. William J. Borrell 9 Mrs. Zenaida G. Borrell Brown & Brown Inc. C&H Properties, Inc Colleges of Central Florida Career Consortium ▲ Judge and Mrs. Paul W. Danahy Jr. 10+ ▲ Edward and Krista Dickson ▲ Garth and Anne Drewry 7 Amber Duncan Financial Executives International/ James H. Doyle III/Randy Lay Genesis Diversified Services Dr. Anne Gormly ▲ Dan and Barb Gura 10+
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
John and Mimi Hanna Lee and Reba Harrer Dr. Rick Hogrefe Col. and Mrs. Joseph W. House 10+ ▲ Ken and Anne Hyatt 6 ▲ William H. King Jr. Eric and Catherine Kreher Las Damas de Arte Inc. 8 Lavandera Electric Co. Debra and Dale Lewis ▲ Mr. and Mrs. Larry Marfise 10+ Marriott Courtyard Westshore Mark Master Inc./R. Mark Govin 10+ Stephen H. Mauldin Mr Robert J. McCarthy ▲ Dr. Janet McNew 6 Jeffrey Todd Montgomery Robert J. Muir James B. Murphy Jr. ▲ Dennis Nostrand ▲ Rick and Sheri Ogorek 10+ Oliva Tobacco Company Palmetto Hospitality of Ybor LLC ▲ Prodigy Flooring Inc. ▲ Reel Nice-N-Easy LLC 5 ▲ Regions Bank Sew Fast Inc./Nick Awad The Smith Family Mary Smith Mrs. Delilah Solomon 6 Sprint Foundation Tampa Athletic Club Inc. Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc. Mike and Patty Terrana ▲ Mr. John Thalasinos The UT Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter 10+ UT Women’s Club Rick Watts Rodney Williams BRONZE CRESCENT MEMBERS ($1,000–$2,499) ▲ Anonymous 10+ 908 Development Group/Mr. Justin J. Wilson ▲ AT&T Foundation Matching Gift 5 AT&T Real Yellow Pages Donna R. Alexander 10+ Alpert Financial Group/Barry M. Alpert Karen G. Altemose, RN Richard and Lynn Amicucci Jerry and Beverly Anderson Atlantic Medical Specialties/Jack and Paula Crowley ▲ Mr. R. Troy Atlas ▲ Diane Sangalli Bain The Bank of Tampa ▲ Schezy and Steve Barbas 5 Jeffrey and Kimberlee Beecham Steven Bernstein Best Practice Partners LLC/David E. Friedman Mr. G. Robert Blanchard Sr. ▲ Mr. and Mrs. Rafael Blanco 5 Mr. Edward J. Brennan
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
Bradley and Mandy Brown MBA ‘91 10+ Sarah Brownlee Mr. John F. Bruels 8 Jackie Buckler 7 ▲ Mr. Adrian B. Bush Ralph and Anita Byer CLF Consulting Inc. /Chris Floyd ▲ William E. Carlson Jr./Tucker/ Hall Inc. 6 ▲ Ali Carr Ms. Koni M. Cassini ▲ Wesley J. Champney 10+ Ciminelli Real Estate Services of FL/J. Hunter Swearingen Jimmy and Natalie Clark Clearview Communications Inc./ Michelle M. Griffith, APR Lois Greenwald Cohen Charlie Coleman 10+ ▲ Mr. Joe M. Collera Jr. Kenton Colwell 9 Tom and Diana Cornett 9 Thomas G. and Rosann Creed Crowe Horwath LLP/Mr. Alan C. Fisk 6 ▲ Crowne Plaza Tampa West Shore Noretta C. D’Albora 10+ Dance Ferrentino Insurance & Financial Inc. Joyce Fernandez Davidson ‘70 ▲ Mr. Charles M. Davis Jr. 9 Mrs. Lea Lavoie Davis 10+ ▲ Mrs. Margaret E. Davis 6 Arabella M. Decker Deris Pharmacy Design Styles Inc./Andrew Dohmen ▲ Dave and Linda Devine 10+ Mr. Jason T. Dickey ▲ Jerry D. and Alice Dingle 10+ Mr. Paul Dixon and Lt. Col. Deirdre Dixon 10+ Tom Dorety Paul and Cindi Dresselhaus ▲ Elements/Bret Azzarelli/Karen McKinney 5 David P. Elsey II Emerald Engineering, Inc./Daniel Shannon ▲ Escot Bus Lines LLC ▲ Mr. Thomas E. Feaster 9 Irene Ferguson Ferrentino Insurance and Financial/ Susan Ferrentino Ferreri Search LLC/Frank Ferreri ▲ Evan Brauman Fetter 7 Steven M. Field First Citrus Bank /Jack Barrett 10+ First Class Coach/Martz Group 5 First Command Educational Foundation/Jim Petersen 5 Mr. Robert W. Ford Andrea Fornaro Robert L. Fornaro Family Fund Jay Forry ▲ Fortune Street Partners LTD 5 Staci and Graeme Fraser H. Max Fricker
Tom and Sandi Geller Dr. Frank Ghannadian 5 ▲ Leonard and Jean Gilbert ▲ Glenn, Rasmussen, Fogarty & Hooker/Michael Hooker Mr. A. William Goede Mr. and Mrs. George Gramling III 6 Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Grant Greater Tampa Swimming Association/Mr. Ed Brennan Dr. Janet I. Greenwood-Bliss 10+ Monique Groulx, Ph.D. 10+ ▲ Mr. Charles J. Hahn ▲ Mr. Thomas Hall 7 John and Mimi Hanna ▲ Harvey’s Electric Company Inc. Mark and Carla Haynes ▲ Hill Ward Henderson/John Grandoff/Reid Haney 10+ Mr. John Hindman Ms. Penny Hulbert 10+ James and Laura Humphrey ▲ Joel Jankowski 10+ Woody and Kathy Jay Jewish Federation of Baltimore JGR Funeral Services Inc. Gregory R. Kadet L. Mark Kaylor Kenneth Kenyhercz Kimberly Keravuori 7 ▲ David C.G. Kerr Memorial Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay 6 Gary Kleinman ‘82 /Laura Bernon Kleinman ‘84 Malanie Knight Casey Kotchman ▲ Dr. and Mrs. Dean A. Koutroumanis ▲ Stephanie Russell Krebs 10+ Dr. Gerald A. Krumbholz 9 Tony and Heidi Land Lynan and Mike Leding 10+ Mr. Robert E. Lee 8 Su Lee Craig Leipold and Helen Johnson Leipold Mr. Anthony J. Leone 8 Levy Awards & Promotions/Steve Shear 5 Ronald Licata Luis A. Linares Debbie Lundberg Life & Business Coach/Debbie Lundberg Steven F. Lux Christopher Lykes Fraser MacKenchnie 6 Macquarie Group Foundation Mr. Michael D. Malfitano 5 Joseph Mangini Marciniak Detective Agency Inc./ Mr. David R. Schulz 6 ▲ Dr. Haig Mardirosian Master Consulting Engineers Inc./ Armando A. Castellon Patricia Martini Clark Graham Mavar ▲ Ronald R. McClarin ’97 and Brandy McClarin 10+
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Roy and Nedra McCraw 6 Mr. Rich McCrea Charlie M. Meeks R. Searing Merrill Mike Metcalf Matthew J. Meyer, Esq. Pamela O. Miller ▲ Lawrence E. Mills 6 Jeff and Judy Mitchell 8 R. Drew and Judith P. Mohr 10+ Sidney Morgan ▲ Donald Morrill and Lisa Birnbaum 5 Jeff Mount ▲ Stephen W. Murray 10+ The Musante Family Foundation 7 Dr. Linda L. Musante 10+ Gary and Sheila Nash 9 Numera Software Inc./Tom Banta Oliva Tobacco Company/Mr. John Oliva 10+ Mr. and Mrs. Angel Oliva Jr. The Oros Group LLC/John G. Oros 6 Joseph Orsino ▲ Chuck and Janet Papageorgiou Helen Papalia Dr. Raymond Papp 10+ Kyle Parks Carol and Terry Parssinen 5 Passport Health of Tampa Bay/ Randy and Duellyn Pandis Pender, Newkirk & Co., CPA’s/Ray Charles Pepin Distributing Company/Bill Gieseking 10+ Peter Brown Construction Inc./ Kevin Bowen Donna Popovich 10+ ▲ Karen M. Post Mary B. Prescott, Ph.D 5 Mrs. Helen C. Price 9 Prida Guida & Company, P.A./ Lou Prida 10+ Private Wealth Group LLC/Steve Segundo 5 Prosport Management Inc. RBC Capital Markets LLC/Jeffrey Farrell Walt and Sally Reidel-Bromfield Doug Reller Revenue Management Solutions/ Suzanne Rannie Rivard Buick, GMC/Mr. and Mrs. Roger Rivard RLJ Lodging II REIT Sub. Inc. Bill Roberts ▲ Dr. Allen W. and Mrs. Janet G. Root 9 Mr. and Mrs. William Roth William and Elizabeth Roth Richard and Franci Golman Rudolph Fund 9 ▲ San Antonio Area Foundation 10+ San Francisco Forty-Niners William Sanders ▲ Alfred N. and Rose W. Schiff Family Endowment Fund Gregg M. Schoppman ▲ Lynn Schumacher
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
George and Linda Seifert Terrell and Neva S. Sessums 10+ Dr. John and Dell Shadgett 9 Deborah A. Sheridan Shumake Architecture, PA and Robert C. Shumake R. R. Simmons Construction/ Brent Kitchiner Miss Rebecca Skelton Anthony and Carol Skey Nootchie and Vance Smith Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Snyder Jr. 10+ ▲ Mr. and Mrs. John F. Spangler 7 Starboard Group of Tampa LLC State Vacuum of Tampa Inc. Dr. William and Dr. Kathleen Steeves ▲ Douglas J. Sutherland 9 ▲ Timm Sweeney Tactile Signage Inc./Walter Hersey Dr. William L. Taldone Tampa New Auto Dealers Association/David Snyder Tampa Steel Erecting Co./ Mr. Robert J. Clark Jr. 10+ Tampa Women’s Club Inc. 10+ Mr. Welford D. Taylor TD Bank N.A./Sie Kamide Telephony Partners LLC/Joshua Anderson TLC Engineering for Architecture/ Jason Heffelmire ▲ J. Thomas and Lavinia Witt Touchton 5 United HealthCare Services Inc./ David Lewis John Unger University Sports Publication Co. Mr. and Mrs. John Van Voris David Virgilio 9 R. Vijay, M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Consultant) 8 VoltAir Consulting Engineers/Julius D. Davis Michael and Eunkyung (Na) Voris ▲ Wolfgang and Dolores Walcker ▲ T.
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Chris D. Willman Ruth White, CLU, CLTC 9 Stu ‘70 and Diane Williams ▲ Chris D. Willman Mike and Kimberly Wills Mr. George O. Wilson III Mr. Colin B. Wiseman 8 Karen Wiseman Woodroffe Architects Corporation ▲ Joe ‘55 and Vilma ‘56 Zalupski Zeno Office Solutions FREDERIC SPAULDING society Named for the founding president of the University, the Frederic Spaulding Society recognizes those alumni and friends who contributed between $100 and $999 during the fiscal year. FREDERIC SPAULDING SOCIETY GOLD ($500–$999) Anonymous ADB Landscaping Materials Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Michael O. Abdoney 10+ Virginia and Andrew Adelson ▲ All American Containers of Tampa LLC/Mr. Lee M. Tobin Alliant Partners, LLC ▲ David and Diane Arnold BB&T/Bemetra Simmons ▲ Baby Rock Apparel Inc. Jennifer Bakunas Jamael and Claudia Barber Be Mac Services Inc./Bruce McClendon Benefit Enrollment Services Inc./ John Schneider Mr. Art Bennett Ward and Chris Billhartz Wayne A. Borden 10+ ▲ Julie M. Bostick Lisa Bostick 9 Robert and Debra Braman Britton & Associates Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Britton Broadrick Family Foundation Karen Broderick
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and Donna Brooks 6 and Lorri Bruns 10+ Brusports Inc. Mr. John Stewart Bryan III 10+ Ms. Christine M. Burdick ▲ James R. Burris/James R. Burris Construction Company Inc. Mark and Karen Cangiano 5 James Cannon ▲ Jennifer Clark ▲ Marlyn Cook 10+ Isaac W.Crimm ▲ The Danahy Fiction Prize within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay ▲ Darlene Davenport The Dickman Educational Foundation Ann Murray Dinofsky 7 Amy J. Doktor 10+ Alva N. Dopking Jr. ▲ Ron and Hilary DuBois Julie and Al DuFaux 7 Andrew and Angela Dwork 10+ ▲ Robert and Judith Dwyer Avis and Gregory Dyson Howard Eaton John and Lois Ellis 8 Mary Rose Erwin Beth Eschenfelder 5 ▲ Lynnette M. Evenson ▲ Kyle and Charlotte Fenton Victor and Brenda Fernandez 9 Karen Anne Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Burley J. Foley W. Howard Frankland II ▲ Bruce K. Friesen 7 ▲ Wayne A. and Leslie Fuller Diana Hoover Gabay Mrs. Belinda Urso Garcia Mr. and Mrs. James Giles Dr. and Mrs.* Francis X. Gillen 10+ Global Financial Partners/David Halfaker ▲ Ron and Judy Govin HHS Rowing Club Inc. Timothy M. Harding 5 Benjamin Heldfond ▲ Dr. and Mrs. Steven A. Hendrix 10+ Geza and Rosario Henni ▲ Heritage Bank of Florida Dr. Giles T. Hertz Barbara A. Holmes 10+ Mr. Phil M. Holzer 10+ Hyatt Regency Tampa Downtown Jerry and Pat* Jackson 10+ ▲ Adam and April Jones 9 Robert and Jamie Kahns ▲ Arthur Keeble Fred and Sara Kenfield ▲ Carol Kershbaum Kobel Family Foundation Fund Brian and Lori Ann Kopp Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kozar L&J Properties of Tampa Bay LLC/ Larry and Jean Mills Lrp Associates LLC ▲ Loren “Ted” Longman 7 James and Barbara Major ▲ Robert
David and Libby Mallitz Roger Maltbie and Donna Davis-Maltbie Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Maltese Jr. Mr. Anthony Maniscalco Donald Marinelli Peter and Kristyn Martin ▲ Julia Martinez Mr. Rene Martinez Jr. Frank Ronald Mastriana Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Alton McClendon Jamie McKean Mr. Joseph Miller 5 ▲ Joe and Christine Mills 9 ▲ Larry and Jean Mills 6 Joe Moody Mr. George T. Moran 10+ ▲ Morgan Stanley care of Cybergrants Inc. Mr. Clifford R. Mott 8 National Services Management Inc. Net Media LLC/Russell Bruno Rey and Mary Neville ▲ Richard and Annette Nichols 8 Novo Nordsik Matching Gift Program 5 ▲ Michael O’Donnell 8 ▲ James S. Pace Rocky Pagliarulo James D. Palermo Joel T. Perry PNC Bank/Kyle Keith ▲ Nicholas Poulton Nancy Rabenold Shannon Reynolds ▲ Benson “Alex” Riseman ▲ Hon. E.J. Salcines and Elsa M. Salcines Ernest Sampera Charles P. Saulino Bill Schillinger Mr. James D. Smalley CPA 10+ Don and Dina Smith Dr. Timothy L. Snyder 10+ Thomas C. Spangler St. Mary Catholic Church/Fr. Jude Vera, Fr. Wayne Genereux and Staff Susan Stackhouse Stellar Partners Inc. Mr. Fred N. Stribling 10+ Suncoast Schools F.C.U. William F. Sweeney Tampa Bay Advertising Federation Inc. 10+ Tomlin Staffing Services Pat and Gloria Traficant Tob and Penny Trickey Tracey L. Uddin Dr. and Ms. Charles Varghese ▲ Mattie T. Vega 10+ Anthony and Erika Vento Jacques Verron 10+ Maria R. Warda 5 Candace and Brad Weiss Werner-Donaldson Moving Jay Whannel
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Jeff R. White 9 Rebecca J. White Wild Hog Construction ▲ Michael G. Wildstein ▲ Kenneth and Teresa Wilkes Victor Willis Carl and Corinne Wilmarth ▲ Mr. David B. Winner Mr. and Mrs. John Wirchainski Mr. Thomas Witmer Patrick and Linda Woods William and Cheryl Woods Xcira Inc./Nancy Rabenold Bob and Doris Yates Stephen and Adrienne Yates The Yerrid Foundation Inc. FREDERIC SPAULDING SOCIETY SILVER ($250–$499) ▲ Ms. Nancy J. Abel ABS Printing Patrick H. Allman III Mr. Guy F. Amuso 10+ ▲ Jay Anders ▲ M.B. “Art” Arbutine 10+ Rosemary E. Armstrong Martha and Barry Ash Avis Brad, Kathy, Megan and Matthew Bailey Mr. and Mrs. Clark W. Barlow ▲ Bart and Judy Barton 10+ Bayshore Technologies Inc. ▲ Joseph A. Beiro 7 ▲ Mark and Michelle Bellish 10+ Lowell and Winsome Bennett-Maxwell Brian and Patricia Bickel 9 Ms. Mariah A. Bieber Dr. William Preston Billig Mr. and Mrs. Rock A. Blanco Kevin and Candy Bonner Susan Boruch-Birsic Mr. Forrest J. Boushall Bill Boyd Earl Bramlett ▲ Dr. Susan F. Brinkley ▲ Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation 10+ Robert and Marjorie Brown Avron ‘51 and June (Nance) Bryan ‘50 10+ The Honorable and Mrs. Bob Buckhorn Mr. Chris Butler CBIZ Inc./Mr. Jack W. Kirkland Jr. V.C. Caranante Kyle M. Carter Ida Felicione Coe 10+ Ms. Pamela T. Colker ▲ Suzanne Edgett Collins 7 ▲ Monica M. Cook 7 Jeffrey Cooley ▲ Barbara Corea ▲ Lawrence and Penny Covelli Hugh and Pat Cox Mr. Kevin Crofton Lt. Col. Roy D. Croy Jr. 8 Colonel Michael P. Davis 10+
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
Matthew Dawson ▲ John Day and Darla Max Dr. Michael DePerro Jr. ▲ Edward and Francine Detmer Eric and Bonnie Diamond ▲ Joseph J. Dibari ▲ Roy DiMartino Scott Diorio Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Doss Daniel Dotterweich Dr. and Mrs. Howard Engel Frank J. Espinosa 8 Dr. Cheri Etling 10+ ▲ Mr. William Faedo Jr. ▲ Edna Lou Falter 10+ ▲ Edwina Fargo Mr. Dennis H. Feltz Mrs. Ellen K. Feltz ▲ Heather Bailey Ferguson 6 ▲ Dan and Debbie Ferrazza 8 Russell, Maureen and Devon Firesinger Sol and Sandra Fleischman ▲ Mr. Jeff R. Foxenberger Mr. William P. Franca Kyle R. Franklin ▲ Vincent Frattaruolo, RN 10+ Ms. Joanne M. Frazier ▲ Mrs. Kendra Frorup Steve and Sandra Gardner Robert P. Gelzheiser ▲ John Gilhart Goldman Sachs Matching Gift Program Anthony S. Gonzalez 10+ Tom and Robin Gonzalez John and Mary Goodson St. Clair and Sandra Goodwin ▲ Alan and Jennifer Gordon ▲ James T. Greene 5 James and Toni Greer ▲ Shawn and Jeanne Gregory Griffin Service Corporation ▲ Timothy D. Groth Robert and Claudia Guynn Mrs. Janis Guzzle Charley and Liz Harris ▲ Margie Bachman Harris 6 ▲ Dr. Judy Hayden 10+ ▲ Mariah Anne Hayden Mr. Harold N. Haynes Herrera Family Mr. Stephen P. Hess 10+ Timothy and Lisa Higgins HMRTLLC ▲ John J. Holton ▲ R. Sean Hoover James and Laura Humphrey Seth and Amy Huston Thomas A. and Judy H. Jackman J.P. Griffin Inc. 7 ▲ J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation David and Jane Karangu Timothy E. Kavanagh Keene Veterinary Hospital LLC Catherine Kelley Dr. and Mrs. Timothy W. Kennedy 10+ ▲ Jack and Kathleen King 10+ ▲ John and Jane Koniszewski
Steve Kucera 7 and Amy Kuebler ▲ Al and Rosemary Leathers 10+ Geoff and Whitney LeCain ▲ George and Patricia LeVan 7 Barry and Elizabeth Lemrow Susan Taylor Lennon 5 ▲ William W. Leonard, Ph.D 10+. Steve and Lynn Leondis George and Judith Levy ▲ Ryan M. Lichtenfels Steve and Ashlee Liebel Lightning City Gymnastics Inc. 6 Mr. Bryan J. Lingerfelt Richard Little ▲ Richard and Joann Lockard ▲ Emilie C. Lorden Alphonse S Lucarelli Karen Ludwig-O’Leary and John O’Leary ▲ Christopher and Dawn Lupino Mr. Brian J. Malison 10+ Dr. Richard Mathews Alan McCormick Thomas G. McDonald McDonough Family Laura Meisler ▲ Bruce Meltzer 7 ▲ MetLife Foundation 8 Donald M. Metzger 5 Frank A. Meyer Jr. Ms. Deborah J. Miller ▲ Stephen and Ruth Ann Miller 10+ Bill and Martha Minahan Thomas and Martha Mixa Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mole Robert and Victoria Monroe William and Mary Montgomery Kenneth Moorhead Mr. Kyle M. Muehlstein Mr. Barney L. Myers Jr. Eugenie V. Myers 10+ Kevin Myhre Neal & Harwell PLC New Nature Ministries North American Office Solutions, Inc. Carmine Nuzzi Ms. Tania N. Ogden OneTouch Direct LLC Valerie Panou Harvey and Cecille Parido Thaddeus and Margaret Parker 10+ ▲ Fran Pasetti 9 Stuart and Nora Patterson Mitchell and Jamie Pawlan Paul and Patricia Pellarin Barbara and George Pennington 10+ ▲ Mr. Edward Perez Jr. 5 Mr. Sergio D. Perez Fred Philpott Mr. Daryl Plante Mr. Steven M. Platau 6 ▲ Jay Podolsky Potomac Land Company Mrs. Tracey J. Potter 9 Dr. Wayne Price 10+ ▲ Richard M. Primavera Reinhold and Sabine Probst ▲ Michael and Donna Pucilowski 10+ ▲ Gregory
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Dr. and Mrs. Bill Pujadas Jerome D. Quinn 10+ Mark R. Rader John F. and Dalia Ranon 6 ▲ Real Estate Appraisal Solutions Dr. Lawrence and Kelly Rebbecchi Reeves Import Motorcars Mr. and Mrs. George D. Rice Sarah Agliano Rivas Mark Roscio Danielle Rose-Moore Robert and Larri Rosenberg Mary Frances and Philip S. Rosseter Jr. 10+ ▲ Dana and Gregory Rucco Dr. Louis P. Salvagio ▲ Dick and Laurie Sanford Mike Schluth Kurt R. Schuldes 5 Dr. Joseph and Linda Sclafani 10+ Stephanie Scully Mark and Annette Sevegny Shavelson Neuman & Co. CPAs ▲ Jeffrey and Claudia Shavelson ▲ Dr. Britt Shirley 10+ Eric and Natalie Sidor 6 Sierra Foundation Inc. ▲ Mike and Chrisoula Skaroulis Mr. Gordon L. Smith Michael Smucker 6 ▲ Mr. Tom Snyder 10+ ▲ Marvin P. Socha South Tampa Baseball Club Sports Club of Tampa Bay ▲ Hugh J. Squitier Stanley Martin Commercial Inc. Michael Stiglich Olga Stirrup ▲ Kathleen Stone 10+ Mr. Gil Swalls 10+ J.H. and Elizabeth H. Tanner 10+ Derek A. and Leslie Smith Taylor Joe and Alicia Testasecca Mr. Osborne Timmons Dr. Michael Truscott 10+ Cynthia Tully United Way of Tampa Bay Brian C. Ussery Fernando and Lynda Vale Virgilio Insurance Services/Mr. and Mrs. Arnold A. Virgilio Dr. Eric Vlahov 10+ Mr. Timothy S. Vogt II ▲ Ray and Mary Wagner Peter and Deanna Waldron 10+ Ellen D. Baker Wallen, M.D. Christopher Walsh ▲ Georgine Blum Wapinsky Eileen Watson and Greg Garten ▲ Mr. Joseph J. Wessel 10+ John V. Whitbeck M.D. White Sales Company Inc. ▲ Tara White Ted Williams Winkler Treger and Associates LL Dr. Norma Winston 10+ Charles and Kandra Yent ▲ Andrew M. Zentmayer Zoom Tan Inc.
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
FREDERIC SPAULDING SOCIETY BRONZE ($100–$249) Anonymous Robert L. Abbott Jr. Abe Brown Ministries, Inc. Sally Abell Absolute Investment & Realty Services Antonia Acquaviva Neil and Elizabeth Acri ▲ Ms. Jane Adams 6 ▲ Mr. and Mrs. G. Heck Adkins 9 Dot Adler George and Lori Agnelli Beth Ahmedic Soon-Hui Ahn Craig and Fran Ainsworth 10+ ▲ The Air Products Foundation ▲ Taylor Albertson Pinke 6 Mr. Jon E. Albrecht 8 ▲ Sidney and Mary Allagood Michael and Stefanie Allain 10+ Ms. Mary A. Allcott Scott H. Allen PA Jeff Alpert 9 Mr. and Mrs. Armand Amato ▲ Jean Lackovic Amuso 10+ Dr. Jody Carl Andersen ▲ Mr. Keith R. Anderson Kelly and Jarl Anerud James and Lillie Anthony Ralph and Ann Apicella Paul Armstrong Mrs. Robert G. Armstrong Jon C. Arnold Mark W. Arrowood Glenn and Paula Asaff ▲ Robert and Carol Ashmead Mrs. Laura E. Atteberry-David 6 Jennifer Auty Lynn Awad 10+ Jacqueline Baca ▲ Gregg Bachman and Sherrie Teddy 10+ ▲ John and Sue Back Mr. and Mrs. M. Bak Ms. Kathryn R. Baker Rachel Price Baker 10+ Wheeler Baker James and Sally Ball ▲ Kayla Bannister ▲ Frances Stevens Barksdale 10+ UTjournal Fall 2012 53
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Ronald T. Barr John and Christine Barry Ross Bartow Mr. Larry R. Bass ▲ William Baur 10+ Andrew and Barbara Bazil Judge Robert E. Beach, Retired Mr. Eric R. Beattie ▲ Jerry and Kathleen Begley ▲ Manuel and Elisa Beiro ▲ Caterina Bellatin 5 Mr. and Mrs. Vahit Belli Mike Benner Dr. Lori Benson 7 Helena Bentivegna Aaron and Patrice Berg Larry and Joyce Bergere Dorothy and Rich Bergold Monroe E. and Suzette M. Berkman Thomas Bernadzikowski ▲ Ms. Jennifer D. Bernhart 6 ▲ Mrs. Joann Lavender Berry Mr. Jon W. Berry Barbara G. Bertels Tiffany Bigio Suzanne M. Bilicska 8 ▲ David and Debra Bilodeau Edward and Laurie Bishop Mr. Robert C. Bissell Ron and Gladys Black Bin and Valerie Blackwood Brian and Toni Blair Bob and Jane Blanchard 10+ ▲ George L. Blanco 7 Judy and Roland Blanco 10+ David and Deborah Block Sandra Perez Bobko Danette Bodine 10+ ▲ David M. Bohnsack ▲ Scott and Mary Bolenbaugh ▲ Gregory Bonton Mr. and Mrs. Constantine T. Boug ▲ Mr. Robert Bovarnick ▲ Greg Bowdler ▲ Ms. Laura L. Boyd 10+ Ray and Lorraine Bozich 10+ ▲ Ruth C. Bragg 7 ▲ Stephanie R. Branham ▲ Bo Brault/Nathiel Brault James Brennan Robert Brenner Jr. 10+ Mrs. Jerry J. Bressin 54 UTjournal Fall 2012
William and Rebecca (Carey) Bridgham Nelson Brittingham James and Joan Brower Mr. and Ms. Gregory W. Brown Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bryan ▲ Mr. Larry W. Bryant 10+ ▲ Dr. Lonnie L. Bryant Linda Bryskiewicz 10+ Tammy J. Buchan John and Karen Buckley Rus Budde Keith and Marilynne Budden Robert and Laura Bullara Kelly Carrillo Burke 7 ▲ Jessica M. Burns 6 ▲ Michael and Mary Burns Joan G. Burpee 10+ ▲ Stephen and Mary Burroughs 10+ James and Michaelle Burton Robert A. Burwell 10+ Krista K. Bush Patricia H. Bussell Katie Butcher ▲ Dr. Maureen G. Butler Mary Licalsi Cagnina 10+ Mr. Eddie Caldwell William V. Cally Kevin and Linda Cameron ▲ Joseph and Gilda Capitano 9 Patricia Cappy Christopher and Julie Capsambelis 10+ Ms. Jovanna Caranante Dr. Louis M. Carastro Jr. Mr. Louis Michael Carastro Antonio A. Cardoso ▲ Carlton Fields/Ms. Kathleen McLeroy 10+ Philip Carroll Helene Singer Cash David and Nancy Cassidy Caterpillar Foundation Mr. Roger Thomas T. Cayetano Frances Fenn Chancey and Richard Koski Dr. and Ms. Richard D. Cheshire Gerald and Dara Christensen Tim and Mary Lou Christy Rosario Ciccarello Kristen and Joe Ciccone Alan and Susan Citron ▲ Stephen Clamp Kit and Liza Clark ▲ John Casey Clark 6 Johnny Clements ▲ Phil and Ann Marie Coats 6 Robert Cole Joan Jacobsen Coleman 7 Ina Gotler Colen ▲ Syd and Mary Comer 9 Sean A. Coniglio Robert D. Connatser Connection Ally Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Connelly Cynthia Connors ▲ Merry Barr Conway ‘68 Andrew Cookson
M. Coombs Cooper Judith Aust Cooper 6 ▲ Richard B. Cooper Jacqueline Cormier-Riddle Travis Corson Marcy L. Courier ▲ Dorothy Cowden John and Judith Cox Ted Cranmer Perpetua Cranston ▲ Frank and JoAnn Crawford Ellen Fitzpatrick Criscione James R. Crosby 10+ Marietta B. Crosby ▲ Gary Cross 10+ Clenton Crossley Tripp and Laura Crouch H L Crowder Jr. ▲ John E. Crumbley ▲ Lisa H. Culberson Chareice Cunningham Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Curci ▲ Kim Curry 7 Peter and Kathryn Cushing William and Kelli Cusic Danny and Pamela DaDabbo John J. Daoud 5 ▲ Lindsey Darnell Joseph and Denise Davidowitch Tim and Connie Davis Dr. and Mrs. Harold E. Davis Jr. ▲ Juliet Davis 8 Kenneth Davis Gary and Tracy Davis MAJ and Mrs. John De Veny Bill and Helaine DeCelle 5 Jim DeChesare Mark de Langen Michael DeMoully Damon and Laura DeSue ▲ William Dean Ron and Kathy Deau Robert F. Dedrick Michael Degenova ▲ Julie M.R. Dekker ▲ Jennifer G. Del Valle Robert Delgado 10+ Lynne A. Delisle and Family Mr. and Mrs. Harold H. Delk Anthony and Bonnie Dellarocco Bryan K. Demmier Gerald Denicholas Francesca Destefanis Brian Devlin ▲ Lawrence S. Devos III Ron and Jane DiCola Tom Doan 6 Jose Docobo Mrs. Terrie A. Dodson Robert Doherty Malcolm and Marianne Donaldson Mr. Sean M. Donnelly Margaret L. Dorsett C. Ray Dorsey III Lorraine Doten ▲ Claire and Alan Downes 5 ▲ Daniel W. Drew ▲ Gary
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Casey Duffy S. Duffy Christopher and Helen Dugan Lynn Dumais Edward and Kelley Duncan ▲ LTC Thomas J. Duncan Mr. Thomas L. Dupont Paul Dussault Frank J. Dykeman 10+ Santiago Echeverry 7 eClinicMD LLC ▲ John Russell Edge 10+ George E. Edmondson Jr. John and Jennifer Edwards Kathleen Mary Egan Leon Egozi Mr. Clyde B. Eisenberg Irvin T. Elias Darren J. Elkind 8 EMI Industries/Alan Harvill The Engel Living Trust ▲ Jessica English Gerald W. Eppley Keith and Cheryl Erickson Doug Evaul ▲ Mrs. Julie M. Everett Ms. Toni Everett ▲ Mr. Eliah S. Ewing Cynthia D. Ezell 10+ Eric and Maryann Ezequelle Terri Faerber ▲ Maureen Fahey 6 Mr. Jason M. Fandrich Mr. Glenn Fasani Richard B. Faunce Ben and Patricia Favaloro Dr. and Mrs. Martin Favata 10+ Tom and Jane Feeney Michael and Barbara Feld Feldman Orthodontics Krysta L. Felt Donald and Cynthia Ferguson Linda Ferguson ▲ Dr. James M. Fesmire 10+ ▲ Gina Firth 5 ▲ Herbert and Michaela Fisher Mr. Richard J. Fitzpatrick Curtis Flowers Mr. Michael C. Floyd 10+ ▲ Stacey Fonseca T. Michael Foster PA Mr. Anthony Fotopoulos Mr. George W. Fotopoulos Theodore N. Fotopoulos Thomas Frank Andrew and Ruby Franklin ▲ Mrs. Luella F. Franqui 10+ Dean Fraser Mr. Carl G. Fredrickson Freel & Stringer Financial Services Inc. Kevin and Sarah Fridy Mr. Roger I. Fried Friedrich Watkins of Tampa LLC 6 Albert and Sheila Frost William Keith Fulk ▲ Mr. Jerome Fulton 10+ Jim Gaines 10+ Mr. Juan B. Galarza II ▲ Diane
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
Michael W. Gall Sara Sotomayor Gallo Overton G. Ganong 5 Ernest Garcia Sr. ▲ Gonzalo C. Garcia 10+ Michael and Belinda Garcia Alan and Marcia Gassman Robert and Delia Gaston ▲ Joan and Jim Gates 6 The Gatling Family David A. Gee John A. Geiger Clifford Gelbard Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Gellerstedt ▲ Ms. Christine A. Generalli Corey George 6 Marianne Fiebelkorn George Mr. Steve Gervais 7 Michael and Joyce Gerwe 10+ Emily Ghosh ▲ Vincent and Linda Giampa 10+ ▲ Mr. Peter Giansante Dominic and Jennifer Gibson Mrs. Cherlyn P. Gill ▲ Gerald L. Gillis 10+ Jeffrey Gilreath Mr. Robert P. Glaser Chad B. Gluckson Louis and Diane Goldfeder Peter and Diane Goldfeder Cindy J. Goldman Edward and Cheryl Gomez Mr. Bryan A. Gonzalez Nina Goodick ▲ Sam and Violet Gorgoglione ▲ Kimberly Gramm Larry and Carol Gramovot ▲ Graybar Foundation Mr. Alfred J. Greco Darlene Mortellaro Greco George and Linda Greene Dara Greenhouse Jeffrey Gregory and Jodie Johnson-Micks Jerrold W. Gregory ▲ Michele Gregory Greyhouse Films Grimaldi Commercial Realty Corp. Mr. and Mrs. Herman W. Groller Jr. Mr. Howard Grosswirth Margaret Jerlin Grosz B.S.N. Kristen Gucwa ▲ Mr. William M. Guerriero Gulf Coast Soccer Academy Inc. H&M Phillips Inc Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Hadlow Shauna T. Hagan Dr. Allen and Judith Haimes Mrs. Emily J. Hall ▲ Paul and Debra Halper ▲ Seth D. Halpern 10+ William and Patricia Hambley Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Hancock Daniel and Wendy Haney Michael Hannon Ms. Betsey Hapner David and Deletha Hardin 5 Jay Hardwick 7 Douglas and Linda Hardy ▲ Mrs.
Harlow 10+ and Patti Harris Carole Homler Harry 10+ ▲ Chris Hart Eileen Hartley Ronald and Janice Hartley Mr. Alan D. Harvill ▲ Jeffrey T. Hause 7 William F. Hawk Christopher and Tayna Hawkins Iris Hayes Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hayes HCP Associates Inc. HCSO Charities, Inc. Michael W. Heald Karen Heitzmann Steve T. Hekkanen 10+ Dr. and Mrs. Donald J. Hemstreet Cecil Henriquez Jr. Chris Henry G.B. Henry 10+ Mark and Carina Herman Michael and Cindy Herman Walter and Jane Herman Jesse and Elaine Hernandez Maj. Roger A. Herres Caridad DeLara Herrick ▲ Bonnie Hesselberg ▲ Dr. Lola Hidalgo-Calle 10+ ▲ Harley L. Hiers Jr. and Thalia Hiers 6 Alan and Suzanne Hill Mr. and Mrs. Lewis H. Hill III Mr. Steven M. Hill Dennis Hinrichsen Ms. Doris M. Hinson 10+ Andrew and Patricia Hirsch ▲ Gwen M. Hirsch ▲ Valerie Smith Hirvela ▲ Dan Ho Candace Greiner Hobbs Barry Hoferkamp Frances Sessions Hoffmann Dr. Leon Hoke Jr. 10+ ▲ Byron E. Holley, M.D. Lisa Hooten Leonard and Katie Hopkins ▲ Mrs. Wanda W. Howell 10+ Sheri A. Huelster 7 Dolores Hull 10+ Harold and Lori Hulle ▲ Richard and Ann Humiston ▲ William G Hungiville III Patricia Hunt 10+ Larry and Sandra Hunter Christina M. Hurley Kevin H. Hurt ▲ Christy L. Hutchinson (Mullis) 9 ▲ G. Gail Hyde Mark and Andrea Hyssong Mr. Malio J. Iavarone Rosemarie Ientini Michael R. Iezzi IFL LLC Christopher Ignaut Mr. and Mrs. Steven W. Illgen ▲ Ron and Doris Ingersoll ▲ Marcus A. Ingram 5 ▲ Virginia Ingram ▲ Frank
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
International Arts and Entertainment Group Inc. ▲ Manuel A. Ippolito Tony and Jean Ippolito 6 Robert and Jean Ireland ▲ Theodore and Martine Isabel Stuart and Kathleen James Mr. Sergio Jaramillo Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Michael G. Jeffries 10+ ▲ Gregg Lee Jensen ▲ Mrs. Beth A. Johnson Betsy G. Johnson Mrs. Betty Johnson Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert W. Joseph Kristina L. Justen Joseph and Colleen Justin ▲ Stuart G. Kadesh 10+ ▲ John P. Kahne Timothy and Terell A. Kaiser Ms. Merry Suter Kaminsky ▲ Richard and Patricia Kampf Alan and Nancy Kaplan Ms. Sandra L. Karseras Mr. Steven A. Kass Daniel Keitel ▲ Joyce Keller John Kelly Mr. Kenneth Kemple Bryce and Christa Kenny David and Victoria Kerr Dave and Jan Kerr 9 Marcia Kerr Dr. Robert J. Kerstein 10+ Ms. Cathy R. Kessenich 9 Hamid R. Khosrowabadi 5 Leterica Benjamin Branch Kickliter Michael Kiely Mark and Renee Kimmel Bruce and Dawn King ▲ Camille King Phyllis H. King 5 ▲ James F. Kirk Fred and Carol Klingbeil Eyvonne Klink ▲ David Knapp MBA ▲ Kenneth J. Knapp Marvin Knight Mrs. Mary Jane Knowles 6 Charles and Lynn Knox Mr. Thomas R. Kolbe 6 Therese Kominski 10+ Anthony Kopecky 10+ ▲ Katie Krienitz Peter C. Kuharchek Dr. Gerald Kutzman 10+ ▲ L C Insurance Group LLC Mike LaGrotta Jonathan LaRocca ▲ Mark and Jacqueline LaTorella Robert T. Lagg ▲ Nancy Laho Mr. Jean-Francois G. Laverdure 6 Kristin A. Law Francis and Laura Lawrence Anita S. Lawson Rush and Tammy Lawson ▲ Alice Carter Lawton Ray Lawton Mrs. Barbara Lazzara
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
The LeMarquand Family Timothy and Elizabeth Leahy Catherine M. Lee ▲ Dr. James Lee 8 Donald and Darlene Leithauser ▲ June and Dan Lenzo ▲ Rebekkah Housholder Leonard 7 ▲ Leonelli & Vicario Ltd. Leon Levinson Mr. and Mrs. J. Leonard Levy ▲ Walter V. Minahan and Sarah Minahan 10+ Mr. Celestino Miranda Vincent Mitchell Mizuho Matching Gift Program MLM Technology Corp Teresa Moir Johnny and Lorraine Mojica Miguel and Laura Molina 5 Gregory Monaco Mr. Marc M. Montalto 10+ Freddie Moore ▲ Leann Moore ▲ Stephanie and Camm Moore Ted and Beth Moore 10+ Mr. Luis F. Morales Jr. Gerald Morelli and Marilyn Johns Marian Morgan Richard and Patricia Morley Gerald and Mary Morris Patrick and Kathy Morris Francis R. Morse, Attorney at Law Jacqueline Muir Meghann Mulbarger William M. Mulholland 10+ Shyam Mundra Ms. Carole W. Munger Diane and Larry Munini 10+ Mr. David R. Murphy IV ▲ Rachel and Michael Murphy Patrick J. Murray Samuel W. Musgrave 10+ Patricia A. Muth ▲ Ambassador Bismark Myrick H. Crosby Najarian Gloria Nasrallah Mr. Darlee C. Nelson Jr. Network Dynamics Inc./Peter Cammick
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The New York Yankees Tampa Foundation Inc. ▲ Mrs. Elaine W. Newman Sudchai and Huan Nguyen Nielsen Co. Mark and Rita Noe ▲ Jim and Mia Nolan 10+ Fernando A. Nolasco and Judith A. Pacitti-Nolasco Michelle E. Norako ▲ Deborah Norris ▲ Kevin S. Norris Paul Nunnari ▲ Ken Nuznoff 10+ Keiran O’Neill Dr. and Mrs. Jay O’Sullivan 5 Jo Ellen Faraghan Oakes 6 J. Justin Older Krystin Olinski Eric and Marilyn Olson Michael and Teresa Olszak Frank and Alexandra Openchowski ▲ Joseph P. Orlando 10+ ▲ Joel and Florence Orosz Michael and Charmaine Ostrom Ms. Sarah M. Ottley Karen E. Otto, Ph. D. Outback Bowl Roger Overby Ed and Bev Owen Tamara K. Owens 5 ▲ Edward and Jodiann Pacer Scott and Carol Paine 8 Michael Palori Fred and Carolyn Pancoast Mr. Juan A. Panesso Denise Papich William and Carol Parish Willie Parker Jr. Anthony and Teresa Parrino Joseph and JoAnn Parrino Lucy A. Parrish Christopher Pastina 10+ ▲ Vincent and Annette Pastue Col. James T. Pate Jr. 10+ Aakash Patel William and Vicki Paul Mr. Anders B. Paulsson ▲ Jennifer Pawelko Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pedrero Mr. Michael R. Pender Jr. Patric & Mary Ann Pepe ▲ Gregory Pepitone 56 UTjournal Fall 2012
Ronald and Clemencia Perez Frank Permuy Mr. A. Michael Perotti The Rev. Paul Austin Perrine Jr. 8 Waylon F. Peterson 10+ Joanne Petrella Joseph Petrella III Joseph and Felicia Petrella ▲ Bill Philin-Ploplis ▲ John and Wendy Phillips Mitchell L. Phillips Phasouk and Manivone Phomsaly Branodn Pickett Mr. James G. Piloto Ms. Cheryl L. Pittenger 10+ ▲ Patricia Pladdys Peter L. Platteborze Dana Plays 6 Clark Plucinski Craig W Plucinski PNC Foundation Mr. Ralph Poetsch 10+ James Poitras Janet Poitras Kelly Polk 6 George A. Pollock 10+ Charles Powell III Alpo and Gail Portelli Charles Porter Wayne and Wendy Post ▲ Barbara Powell-Miller 10+ Jose T. Prado O. Kumar Prasad 7 Jeffrey Prenatt 5 Mr. Jeff Prenatt 10+ Dan and Kathy Price ProRehab East, Inc. Lorrie and Gary Puckett Jennifer Pugsley 6 ▲ Carol and Jeffery Pulham 5 ▲ Miss Kelley M. Purdy ▲ Kendall Putnam ▲ Dr. Mark Putnam 10+ Mark and Bethany Putnam 9 Judith Quick 10+ Mr. Walter E. Quigg Mr. Sean T. Quigley Michael Quinn ▲ Mrs. Colleen Quinn-Adams Qypsys RJC Inc. DBA Five Star Pizza John and Anne Bishop Rachel Julio Ramirez Jr. Mr. Mauricio Ramirez Roger B. Ramsay Michaele Taylor Rao 9 ▲ William C. Rapley 5 Raytheon Company 8 ▲ Dennis G. Rears 10+ Ronald and Ginger Reasonover Redding Consulting Inc. ▲ Col. Norman L. Redding Jr. 6 Regions Associate Matching Gifts Program Lance Reich Meryl Reichman William D. Reid Elliot and Karen Reisman Barry and Barbara Reiter
and Mrs. M. Scott Reminick Frederic Renard Brian and Kristie Reschke Mary and Patrick Richey Ms. Sarah Cochran Riedel Mr. James E. Rittmeyer Rick and Vicki Rivas David A. Robbins James C. Roberts 5 Dr. Jeanne M. Roberts John Roberts Scott W. Roberts Keith and Cheryl Robertson ▲ Mrs. Janet Motsko Robinson Ronald and Lisa Robinson Tara and Wayne Robinson Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Roca Roche Surety Inc. John Roche Mark and Robin Rockaway ▲ Mrs. Richard Rodean 7 James and Margaret Rodgers ▲ Nanette Nivens Rodgers, Ed. D. ▲ Mr. Jack N. Rodriguez ▲ Ms. Linda A. Rodriguez 10+ Joseph and Marlene Rojas Marlon John Rojas Eric J. Romanino Sonia Romero 10+ Justin and Susan Rose Alan and Bernadette Rosen Bruce and Jacquelyn Rosen ▲ Barry Rosenblum ‘10 Jill Rosenblum Dr. Nancy C. Ross 10+ Raymond J. Rotella Mr. Frederick M. Rothenberg ▲ Dexter Rouse ▲ Kyle Roy Mary Bergstrom Rudge-Bailey Timothy A. Ruff 7 ▲ Gloria C. Runton 10+ ▲ Robert Russell ▲ Tobey Anderson Russell Marianna Russo Peter Russo 5 Dr. Hemant Rustogi 10+ ▲ Mr. Matthew J. Ryan Patrick and Christina Ryan Ms. LeAndre Sampson Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sandberg Mr. Andres Sandoval Justin P. Santa Cruz ▲ Ann M. Sarginson Charles Saulino Rock Daniel Scaglione Mrs. Edesa Scarborough 7 ▲ James K. Schaefer Sharon and Tom Schaefer 10+ ▲ Carrie Scheiner Alfred and Rose Schiff Dr. Lee A. Schmidt Peter Schmidt Richard Schmidt 10+ ▲ Taylor, April and Reagan Schmitz 7 William M. and Mary T. Schmitz Larry Schneider ▲ Scott A. and Lori R. Schneider 9 Kurt and Helen Schoone
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
and Karen Schrader Dorothy L. Schroeder ▲ Erikka Oinonen Shumacker 6 Kenneth and Andrea Schwarz Lou and Janice Scinta Anthony J. Scionti 6 Dale and Jill Scott ▲ Anthony Scuotto ▲ Julianne Sederquest Gary S Seiden, DDS James K. Selmser 9 Richard Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Steven Shaw Erica Shea Ben Sheldon Lisa A. and Micheal A. Sherman 10+ Mrs. Sarah A. Shifke ▲ Nannette and Nathan Shor Rebecca Shwayri James and Kathleen Siddons Jeff and Beth Sidor Andrea and Kurt Sieradzki Reid Sigmon Mr. Albert J. Silva Mr. Marc A. Silva Martin Silverman Georgia Frayne Simmons Dr. Gary Simon Mark and Denise Simon ▲ Steve and Paula Simon Michael and Barbara Skinner ▲ Scott R. Slack Mr. Lanford T. Slaughter Jr. Smith & Associates Realtors Inc. Barry Smith ▲ Charles C. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Smith III J. Michael and Jacki L. Smith Jayne Anderson Smith 10+ Robert and Karen Smith R. Bob Smith III Mr. Ryan C. Smith ▲ W. Earl Smith ▲ Robert and Lisa Solomon Michael and Donna Sontag Robert Sontag Roc Soscia Richard and Rida Spiro ▲ Vik and Patty Sriram ▲ Jimmy St. Louis Douglas and Dina Stamm Dan and Karen Stanley ▲ Diana Ray Stanley Thomas P. Staszak Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler A Jim and Judy Stefan 10+ Richard and Leslie Stein Kimberly Stein Jeanne Chitester Stinger Mr. Robert A. Stlte ▲ Wilanne Starling Stowe 10+ Kristin Strammer Mallia 6 Max Ida Fred & Marji Strauss Foundation Ilene Strauss Ryan and Kim Strayer ▲ Russ and Denise Streeker Donald and Deborah Strock (Continued on page 58) ▲ Mrs.
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
legacy society members The Legacy Society recognizes donors who have provided for The University of Tampa in their estate plans. 2011-2012 legacy society inductees Phillip E. and Betty Casey Robbins H. Denham ’51 John F. Germany Ronald A. ’62 and Judith Ann Govin David K. Hostetler* ’52 Mark and Susan ’90 McLain William J. Priff* ’41 John H. Sherman, Jr.* ’40 Craig C. ’66 and Mary Ann Sturken
legacy society members Anonymous Richard C. and Sue Tennant ‘69 Ackert Carmen Alonso* Jean L. Amuso ‘64 Sandra Antonini Alfred S. ‘47 and Beverly A. Austin Robert S. Austin* Schezy and Stephen Barbas Robert E. Beach ‘55 Anne L. Blake* Robert C. Brenner Jr. ‘57 Ronald L. Brickey* Harry H. Briggs Robert G. ‘81 and Marjorie Brown Robert Bruns Jessica M. Burns ‘04 M.S. ‘09 MBA ‘11 Robert C. ‘66 and Aida G. Calafell Peter A. Cammick ‘79 Gordon W.* and Patricia Campbell Karen M. Casey Phillip E. and Betty Casey Frank G. Cisneros ‘66 Axel W. ‘62 and Ann Claesges Kenton Colwell ‘76 Fred Conn* Bernice Crabtree Pauline B. Crumpton ‘57 Paul W. ‘51 and Georgia R. ‘51 Danahy Jr. Lorraine D. Datello ‘64 Helen A. Davis* Lea Lavoie Davis ‘93 David Delo* Estelle Delo* Robbins H. Denham ’51 Julia I. Dickinson* Mary Z. Dorfmuller* Howard ‘64 and Natalie Engel Elizabeth Holton Enlow* ‘44 Beth E. Eschenfelder Walter R. Faries* *Deceased
Thomas E. Feaster ‘76 Heather Bailey Ferguson ‘86 James L.* and Martha* Ferman Sr. Edwin J. Ficarrotta* Robert A. Fimbel ‘72 Sam Flom Helen M. Forbes* Ali N. ‘81 and Augustina O. Garba Joan M. Gates ‘85 Charles J. Gee* Gilda Geiss* John F. Germany Thomas R. Giddens Dr. Curtis A. Gilgash Beatrice T. Giunta Dominic V. Giunta* ‘36 ‘38 Victoria J. Giunta Charles E. Goulding* ‘39 Ronald A. ’62 and Judith Ann Govin G. R. Griffin* Jeff Hause ‘93 Ira C. Henson* Robert D. Hill* Max H. Hollingsworth Phil M. Holzer ‘98 Vincent C. Hoover ‘76 David K. Hostetler* ’52 Harold Houghton* Kenneth E. Hyatt Geraldine Law Hynes ‘59 George W. Jenkins* Helen D. Jones* Bertha Jordan* Loveda M. Keating* Pierre Knight* Mary* and Frank* Kreider Nanna Kurtz* Frederick D. Learey* Josephine P. LeGault ‘49 William D. Leith* ‘49 Edward C. Levine ‘69 John H. Lindenmeyer* ‘51 Thomas S. Lovering*
Victor Lubitch* Dorothea Butler MacNamara ‘40 George A. Makinen Robert W. Mallen Stanley E. Mallen* Stacey Cassidy-Malloy ‘96 Clotilda Malloy Donald S. McKay* Herbert G. McKay* Mark and Susan ‘90 McLain Kathryn Leahey McNulty* Thomas A. ’81, MBA ‘93 and Kathryn MBA ‘00 Meachum Joe D. ‘42 and Hilda B.* ‘44 Mills Frank L. and Carol D. Morsani Clifford R. Mott ‘49 Vincent J. Naimoli Michael J. O’Donnell ‘81 Angel Oliva Sr.* Michael D. Osterhout* Wilhelmina E. Pearde* ‘57 Rod L. Piatt ‘74 Walter Smith Pierce* Taylor Albertson Pinke William J. Priff* ‘41 Margaret R. Ragg* ‘41 David V. Ramsay* Hortense Ramsay* Rusty R. Richardson ‘80 Jeanne Wiltse Royston ‘61 Bruce A. and Ada Jean Samson Joseph D. and Linda Sclafani Ernest C. ‘56 and Connie* ‘56 Segundo Sr. T. Terrell and Neva Sessums Jane Pearson Setzer ‘38 John H. Sherman Jr.* ‘40 Albert J. Silva ‘74 Reginald* and Pauline* Sims Frank J. Smid Douglas C. Smith ‘67 Helen M. Sobie* Gordon T. Solie*
Michael S. ‘82 and Amy ‘80 Southard Kimberly A. Sperling ‘03 William E. Starkey Craig C. ’66 and Mary Ann Sturken Marie I. Swingley* ‘58 Susan W. Sykes Victor E. Tack* Jerome R. Taylor ‘77 Betty W. Thomas* Catherine E. Thomas* Rick ‘72 and Sandy ‘72 Thomas Margueritte Thurston* ‘58 Mary G. Timoner Emilio Toro Michael J. Turrisi Cathy L. Unruh Frank P. Urso, M.D.* ‘57 Renée W. Vaughn Leonard J. ‘48 and Miriam ‘48 Vidal Shawn Vinson ‘95 Mark J. Waite ‘79 Roberta Walker ‘55 James Walter Sr.* Rhoda* and Louis* Wellhouse J. H. Williams* Rose Williams* Jack Windt ‘56 Edward R. Martinez-Ybor* Joseph J. ‘55 and Vilma E. ‘56 Zalupski Flora J. Zbar
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(Continued from page 56) James and Lynn Strott ▲ Barbara Stubbs ▲ Mr. Adam A. Stumpf ▲ E.J. Suarez 9 Beth Ann Sullivan Amy Swander Stephen and Ann Swank Kerrie Anne Sweeney Kella and Curtis Swift Bethany Swigon Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sylte 5 Clara Szydlowski Taggart Properties, Inc. Joseph W. and Suzanne Taggart Tampa Bay Business Journal Fritz Tanis Greg and Helen Taptich Dr. Susan Mary Taylor 10+ Techawk Ron and Barbara Tefteller ▲ Phyllis M. Tellor Mr. Gary M. Terrell Bob Terri 9 Peter and Anita Thomas Mr. Jack H. Thompson Toni Thompson ▲ Nev A. Tisdale Charlene Tobie 10+ ▲ Maria Torres Ms. Carol A. Tortarelli 9 Katrina Toth Norm Tousignant Ann Marie Tozzi Mr. Martin Traber ▲ Jeffrey and Denise Traster Scott Trautman Dennis and Anita Trosky Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Trzcinsk 10+ Paul J. Turco Jr. ▲ Halsey and Elaine Tuthill John and Melissa Twomey ▲ Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Tynes Albert and Carolyn Tzeel ▲ UT Department of Facilities Joe Ubinas ‘93 Henry Charles Uihlein Tiffany Ullrich
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Universal Screen Graphics Inc. Linus F. Upson Retired ▲ Albert and Annette Urick Arthur and Theresa Vaccarino Jeffrey Valdes Ulysses and Sharon Valdes Jeanette DeGuzman Valenti ▲ Tom and Jean Valenti 10+ ▲ Sarah Valentine-Jackowitz Van Der Beck Investments LLC James and Joy Van Dyke A.R. Van Rees Mr. Vance Venegas ▲ Paul Vicario Gary and Mary Paula Vien Alphons and Barbara Vigliotti Dr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Vince Dorian C. Vizcain Caroline Vostrejs Ben and Laurie Vyzas Dr. Larry Wagers Rita A Waldo Debra Walker Mr. Wayne A. Ward Lamar R. Erk Wardell Jeffery and Susan Warmington Daniel and Dawn Warner Louise Gilbert Warner 7 James L. and Leath A. Washington Allan P. Waters Andrea L. Watson ▲ Kimm S. Watson 10+ Mr. Joseph C. Weaver Naomi Sharon Weaver Barbara Weinstein Scarpa ▲ Jeanette A. Weiss 10+ Mr. Kenneth J. Weiss Nicole Weiss Mary Margaret Huston Wertz 10+ John and Barbara West ▲ Steven Weichselbaum West 8 Russell and Karen Westerman Stacy Wheeldon Rory Whipple ▲ Nancy G. White Tanner White Gareth Whithurst ▲ Cheryl A. Whiteman ▲ Ileana Wilburg ▲ CPT Jamal Wilburg Dr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Wilde ▲ Mrs. Brenda L. Williams 10+ Pedro Williams and Neomie Toussa Quinten Champ Williams ▲ John and Karin Williamson ▲ Hugh W and Jeanette F. Wilson ▲ Arthur B. Wilt 5 Damian Wingate Winner GK Inc. Kevin Sweeney and Libba Winston 10+ David and Pamela Wirth Christine Wisdom Robert and Doris Wohlfort Miss Abebi Wolfe Ethel Richardson Woodard Scott Woodbury-Stewart Dr. Jennifer Wortham 7 James and Beatrice Wright
Mrs. Maryellen Wright 5 Elizabeth G. and R. Page Wyrough ▲ Cynthia Kladis Xenick ▲ Stacy E Yates ▲ Manuel and Josephine Yglesias Jantzen Young Fayyadh Yusuf Z F D Inc./Bruce Meltzer 7 ▲ Alan J. Zale Kathleen Strang Zamon Frank Zedar Mark Granoff and Lisa Zwirn SWORD & SHIELD CLUB Contributors to the athletic program of The University of Tampa are recognized as members of the Sword & Shield Club. With the support of these special donors, Spartan athletics continues to grow and achieve. SWORD & SHIELD $10,000–$24,999 BECK Chris and Linda Catanach DeBartolo Family Foundation Mr. Edward J. DeBartolo Denise DeBartolo-York Florida Orthopedic Institute Hillsborough Education Foundation Inc. National Christian Foundation Mr. Rod L. Piatt ‘74 Chad and Sara Sundermeyer Rick and Sandy Thomas/Thomas Financial Group The University of Tampa Board of Counselors SWORD & SHIELD $5,000–$9,999 Anonymous Russell A. Bruno Crossroads Construction Co./ David Tavlin Gasparilla Distance Classic/ Ms. Susan Harmeling Incredible Events Laser Spine Institute Tino ‘11 and Maria Martinez ‘89 Pepsi Bottling Group Fred E. and Jeanette Pollock Tom and Kathy Shannon Family Foundation George and Sandra Sprenkle Chris T. Sullivan Foundation Tampa Rowing Club TMS of Brevard Inc. Mr. Joseph D. Urso WCVR/CLEARWATER SWORD & SHIELD $1,000–$4,999 Anonymous AT&T Real Yellow Pages Jeffrey and Kimberlee Beecham Mr. Adrian B. Bush Ralph and Anita Byer C & H Properties Inc. Robert C. and Aida Calafell
▲New donors/donors who have increased their gifts
Columbia Food Service Inc. Crowne Plaza Tampa West Shore Drs. O. Rex and Geneva Damron Edward and Krista Dickson Tom Dorety Amber Duncan Escot Bus Lines LLC First Class Coach/Martz Group Mr. Robert W. Ford Fortune Street Partners LTD Genesis Diversified Services Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Grant Greater Tampa Swimming Association/Mr. Ed Brennan Harvey’s Electric Company Inc. Col. and Mrs. Joseph W. House James and Laura Humphrey JGR Funeral Services Inc. Kenneth Kenyhercz Casey Kotchman Lynan and Mike Leding Marciniak Detective Agency Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Marfise Marriott Courtyard Westshore Stephen H. Mauldin Mr. Rich McCrea Mike Metcalf Jeffrey Todd Montgomery Kimberly S. Morris The Musante Family Foundation Gary and Sheila Nash Dennis Nostrand Rick and Sheri Ogorek John and Lydia Olvia Palmetto Hospitality of Ybor LLC Helen Papalia Pepin Distributing Company/Mr. Bill G. Gieseking Powers and Company Inc. Prosport Management Inc. Reel Nice-N-Easy LLC RLJ Lodging II REIT Sub. Inc. San Francisco Forty Niners Sant’Yago Education Foundation Inc. Ernest ‘56 and Carol Segundo George and Linda Seifert Sew Fast Inc. Shumake Architecture PA and Robert C. Shumake Mr. Bill Snyder Jr. Mrs. Delilah Solomon Starboard Group of Tampa LLC State Vacuum of Tampa Inc. Tampa Athletic Club Inc. Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc. University Sports Publication Co. Karen Wiseman Zeno Office Solutions SWORD & SHIELD $500–$999 ADB Landscaping Materials Inc. All American Containers Alliant Partners LLC Baby Rock Apparel Inc. Jamael and Claudia Barber Be Mac Services Inc. Robert and Debra Braman Broadrick Family Foundation
Numbers indicate five or more consecutive years of giving. *Deceased
Brusports Inc. James Cannon The Dickman Educational Foundation Julie and Al DuFaux Howard Eaton John and Lois Ellis Kyle and Charlotte Fenton Victor and Brenda Fernandez Karen Anne Fisher W. Howard Frankland II Diana Hoover Gabay Mrs. Belinda Urso Garcia Benjamin Heldfond Geza and Rosario Henni Heritage Bank of Florida HHS Rowing Club Inc. Kobel Family Foundation Fund Brian and Lori Ann Kopp James and Barbara Major Mr. and Mrs. Jim Major David and Libby Mallitz Roger Maltbie and Donna Davis-Maltbie Mr. Anthony Maniscalco Frank Ronald Mastriana Jamie McKean National Services Management Inc. Net Media LLC Wolfgang and Dolores Walcker Rocky Pagliarulo James D. Palermo Joel T. Perry Shannon Reynolds Charles P. Saulino John Schneider Don and Dina Smith Dr. Timothy L. Snyder Fr. Jude Vera, Fr. Wayne Genereux and Staff of St. Mary Catholic Church Suncoast Schools F.C.U. Pat and Gloria Traficant Anthony and Erika Vento Jacques Verron Werner-Donaldson Moving Jay Whannel Wild Hog Construction Michael G. Wildstein Stu ‘70 and Diane Williams Mr. David B. Winner Mr. Thomas Witmer Patrick and Linda Woods William and Cheryl Woods The Yerrid Foundation Inc. SWORD & SHIELD $250–$499 Brad, Kathy, Megan and Matthew Bailey Bayshore Technologies Inc. Mark and Michelle Bellish V.C. Caranante Jeffrey Cooley Mr. Kevin Crofton Colonel Michael P. Davis Dr. Michael DePerro Jr. Scott Diorio Mr. Jeff R. Foxenberger Kyle R. Franklin Goldman Sachs Matching Gift Program *Deceased
Griffin Service Corporation Charley and Liz Harris Mr. Stephen P. Hess Seth and Amy Huston Jerry ‘50 and Pat* Jackson J.P Griffin Inc. Keene Veterinary Hospital LLC George and Judith Levy Lightning City Gymnastics Inc. Alphonse S. Lucarelli Alan McCormick Bill and Martha Minahan Robert and Victoria Monroe Kenneth Moorhead Kevin Myhre Neal & Harwell PLC New Nature Ministries North American Office Solutions Inc. Ms. Tania N. Ogden OneTouch Direct LLC Valerie Panou Mr. Sergio D. Perez Potomac Land Company Real Estate Appraisal Solutions Reeves Import Motorcars Dr. Louis P. Salvagio Sierra Foundation Inc. Mr. Tom Snyder South Tampa Baseball Club Stanley Martin Commercial Inc. Olga Stirrup Mr. Gil Swalls Sports Club of Tampa Bay Mr. Osborne Timmons United Way of Tampa Bay Brian C. Ussery Dr. Eric Vlahov Mr. Timothy S. Vogt II Winkler Treger and Associates LL Charles and Kandra Yent Zoom Tan Inc. SWORD & SHIELD $100-$249 Abe Brown Ministries Inc. Absolute Investment & Realty Service Antonia Acquaviva Scott H. Allen PA James and Lillie Anthony Paul Armstrong Mrs. Laura E. Atteberry-David Mr. and Mrs. Alfred S. Austin Jacqueline Baca Ronald T. Barr Ross Bartow Mr. Larry R. Bass Mr. Eric R. Beattie Mr. and Mrs. Vahit Belli Helena Bentivegna Dorothy and Rich Bergold Monroe E. and Suzette M. Berman Mr. Robert C. Bissell Brian and Toni Blair Sandra Perez Bobko Greg Bowdler Stephanie R. Branham Bo Brault/Nathiel Brault Mr. and Ms. Gregory W. Brown Robert and Lorri Bruns Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Bryan
Robert and Laura Bullara James and Michaelle Burton Katie Butcher Kevin and Linda Cameron Ms. Jovanna Caranante Philip Carroll Helene Singer Cash Stephen Clamp Johnny Clements Robert Cole Robert D. Connatser Connection Ally Inc. Monica M. Cook Clenton Crossley H L Crowder Jr. John E. Crumbley Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Curci William and Kelli Cusic Kenneth Davis Michael Degenova Mark de Langen Anthony and Bonnie Dellarocco Gerald Denicholas Tom Doan Jose Docobo Lorraine Doten Lynn Dumais Edward and Kelley Duncan Paul Dussault Avis and Gregory Dyson eClinicMD, LLC Leon Egozi Mr. Clyde B. Eisenberg EMI Industries/Alan Harvill Dr. and Mrs. Howard Engel The Engel Living Trust Ms. Toni Everett Eric and Maryann Ezequelle Terri Faerber Maureen Fahey Mr. Glenn Fasani Tom and Jane Feeney Linda Ferguson Mr. Richard J. Fitzpatrick Sol and Sandra Fleischman Curtis Flowers Mr. Anthony Fotopoulos Mr. George W. Fotopoulos Thomas Frank Dean Fraser Mr. Carl G. Fredrickson Freel & Stringer Financial Services Inc. Kevin and Sarah Fridy Mr. Roger I. Fried Albert and Sheila Frost William Keith Fulk Mr. Jerome Fulton Ernest Garcia Sr. Michael and Belinda Garcia Robert and Delia Gaston David A. Gee John A. Geiger Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Gellerstedt Mr. Steve Gervais Mr. Peter Giansante Mrs. Cherlyn P. Gill Jeffrey Gilreath Louis and Diane Goldfeder
Edward and Cheryl Gomez Mr. Bryan A. Gonzalez Mr. Alfred J. Greco Greyhouse Films Grimaldi Commercial Realty Corp. Mr. William M. Guerriero Gulf Coast Soccer Academy Inc. Dan and Barb Gura Dr. Allen and Judith Haimes Ronald and Janice Hartley Christopher and Tayna Hawkins HCP Associates Inc. HCSO Charities Inc. Chris Henry Mark and Carina Herman Michael and Cindy Herman Walter and Jane Herman Alan and Suzanne Hill Andrew and Patricia Hirsch Mrs. Wanda W. Howell Larry and Sandra Hunter Kevin H. Hurt IFL LLC Mr. Sergio Jaramillo Jr. Mrs. Beth A. Johnson John Kelly Bryce and Christa Kenny Marvin Knight Mr. Thomas R. Kolbe Therese Kominski Peter C. Kuharchek Jonathan LaRocca Kristin A. Law Rush and Tammy Lawson Ray Lawton Catherine M. Lee Dr. James Lee Mr. and Mrs. J. Leonard Levy James and Madonna Livingston Matthew S. Lombardo Thomas G. Long Bill and Joyce Lopatta Anthony and Loretta Lopez John Lopez Louis A Zarlenga & Associates James and Victoria Lovett Thomas and Shari Lynch Miss Ginger A. Lynn Ross D. Macaluso Steve and Rose-Marie Magriby Major Properties LLC Malio’s Prime Steakhouse Albert and Roberta Masco UTjournal Fall 2012 59
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Jerry and Linda Como Matisak Frederick and Barbara Matthews Donald and Pamela McCatty Ms. Linda G. McEwen Richard McIntyre J. Lindsy McLean John E. McVay Bruce Meltzer Metropolitan Architects & Planners Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Mikolajczak MLM Technology Corp Gregory Monaco Freddie Moore Patrick and Kathy Morris Meghann Mulbarger Patrick J. Murray Mr. Stephen W. Murray Mr. Darlee C. Nelson Jr. Ken Nuznoff Keiran O’Neill J. Justin Older Outback Bowl Roger Overby Ed and Bev Owen Mr. Juan A. Panesso Willie Parker Jr. Anthony and Teresa Parrino Joseph and JoAnn Parrino William and Vicki Paul Mr. Anders B. Paulsson Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Pedrero Barbara and George Pennington Patric and Mary Ann Pepe Ronald and Clemencia Perez Frank Permuy Mr. A. Michael Perotti Joanne Petrella Joseph Petrella III Joseph and Felicia Petrella Mr. James G. Piloto Ms. Cheryl L. Pittenger Charles Porter Jose T. Prado ProRehab East Inc. Lorrie and Gary Puckett Mark and Bethany Putnam Mr. Walter E. Quigg Mr. Sean T. Quigley Julio Ramirez Jr. Mr. Mauricio Ramirez Roger B Ramsay Rick and Vicki Rivas 60 UTjournal Fall 2012
RJC, Inc. DBA Five Star Pizza Marlon John Rojas Eric J. Romanino Justin and Susan Rose Alan and Bernadette Rosen Bruce and Jacquelyn Rosen Dexter Rouse Patrick and Christina Ryan Mr. Andres Sandoval Charles Saulino Rock Daniel Scaglione Sharon and Tom Schaefer Peter Schmidt Richard Schmidt William M. and Mary T. Schmitz Anthony J. Scionti Dale and Jill Scott Jeff and Beth Sidor Reid Sigmon Mr. Albert J. Silva Barry Smith Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Smith III Michael Smucker Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson P.A. Donald and Deborah Strock Amy Swander Bethany Swigon Taggart Properties Inc. Ron and Barbara Tefteller Paul J. Turco Jr. John and Melissa Twomey Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Tynes Matthew and Cindy Ulvenes Universal Screen Graphics Inc. Jeffrey Valdes Ulysses and Sharon Valdes Van Der Beck Investments LLC A.R. Van Rees Gary and Mary Paula Vien Dr. Larry Wagers Debra Walker Steven Weichselbaum West Russell and Karen Westerman Mr. Jeff R. White Winner GK Inc. David and Pamela Wirth Dr. Jennifer Wortham James and Beatrice Wright Stacy E Yates Fayyadh Yusuf SWORD & SHIELD UP TO $99 Mr. and Mrs. R.C Ackert Craig and Fran Ainsworth Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Bagley Jr. Mr. George Barcelo Katharine Weekley Barker Richard and Jill Bigler Melanie Bohnsack Paulette Borruso Bob and Judy Brett Carol Brown Mr. Ron W. Brown Eric Cardenas Tony V. Chadwick Richard and Jonelle Cochran Mr. Norman W. Cogswell Judge and Mrs. Paul W. Danahy Jr.
Dave and Linda Devine Henry and Antoinette DiStefano David Earle and Linda Dutch John Russell Edge Lynnette M. Evenson Doug Forster Don and Cyn Frye Luis Garcia Barbara A. Holmes Beth Hunt Peter and Gail Johnson Joyce Keller Judge and Mrs. Howard P. King Kristopher Konefal Richard and Marie Konnen Drew and Stephanie Krapf Brian S. Krieger Daniel and Shirley Landberg Tony Lee Mrs. Connie J. Leow Holly Logan Dale Mach Lena Makurath Judith M. Minges Mr. Paul A. Moore Lt. Col. Elmer “Nick” Nichols Joseph B. Obusek and Mary Anne Fox Obusek Rose Marie Oravetz Jenna Petrella Howard P. Price Harvey R. Reilich Gil Rodriguez Mr. Al Santos Mrs. Laura A. Schaffer Fannie Schoenmann Rene and Kathleen Serna Beverly A. Snelling Sumter County Government Mr. Robert A. Stlte Mark and Mary Tlachac Mr. Lee M. Tobin Dr. and Mrs. George H. Tompson Kim (Nordt) Tompuri Tri-Four Properties LLC Mr. Billy Barnes Turner Sr. Mrs. Lucille Y. Turner Karl and Linda Unfried Mark and Melissa Wright Alicia Jane Wyman-Rastberger Mrs. Carol M. Zimmerman FACULTY, STAFF AND FORMER EMPLOYEE DONORS Anonymous Mr. Travis L. Abercrombie Missy Abrunzo Amanda Adas Taylor Albertson Pinke Mr. Jon E. Albrecht Donna R. Alexander Phyllis Alexandroff Dr. Jody Carl Andersen Angela Angelseka Mrs. Laura E. Atteberry-David Alfred A. Ayoub Gregg Bachman and Sherrie Teddy Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Bagley Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. C. Eric Ballard Kayla Bannister Schezy and Steve Barbas Ross Bartow Colleen Beaudoin Ms. Ellyn Bender Ya-Ju Lin and Dr. Bradford Blackburn Mrs. Jamie K. Blessinger Clayton A. Bodine Julie M. Bostick Lisa Bostick Mr. Robert Bovarnick Greg Bowdler Mr. and Mrs. John Brabham Ruth C. Bragg Sarah Braithwood Stephanie R. Branham Mr. Edward J. Brennan Dr. Susan F. Brinkley Emily E. Brock Robert and Lorri Bruns Dr. and Mrs. Peter Brust Miss Deaunqua L. Bryant Dr. Lonnie L. Bryant Linda Bryskiewicz Beatrice Buckingham Jessica M. Burns Stephen and Mary Burroughs Mr. Adrian B. Bush Dr. Maureen G. Butler Peter and Vivian Cammick John D. Capouya Christopher and Julie Capsambelis Dr. Louis M. Carastro Jr. Eric and Andrea Cardenas Sarah Carlson Mr. and Mrs. John Carter Chris and Linda Catanach Mr. Roger P. Chamieh Roger Chamieh Dr. and Ms. Richard D. Cheshire Jaini V. Chhaya Gary Christensen Dr. and Mrs. Edward F. Cloutier Phil and Ann Marie Coats Mrs. Lori A. Cole Suzanne Edgett Collins Marlyn Cook Monica Cook Judith Aust Cooper Marcy L. Courier Dorothy Cowden Tamara Creemens Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Curci Kim Curry Mr. George DaPonte Gregory Darby Juliet Davis Lizzie DeJesus Jennifer G. Del Valle DeCarlo Deveaux Dave and Linda Devine Mr. Paul Dixon and Lt. Col. Deirdre Dixon Mr. Sean M. Donnelly Julie and Al DuFaux Dawn M. Duet Santiago Echeverry *Deceased
Mrs. Valerie R. Ellis Beth Eschenfelder Dr. Cheri Etling DJ Eubanks Cynthia D. Ezell Maureen Fahey Dr. and Mrs. Martin Favata Mr. Thomas E. Feaster Nancy Feliciano Suzan Felter Pat Fenda Sandi Fernandez Dr. James M. Fesmire Gina Firth Ms. Lori Fitzgerald Ms. Margaret E. Flint Stacey Fonseca Mr. George W. Fotopoulos Dr. Kari E. Fowler Mrs. Luella F. Franqui Valerie A. French Kevin and Sarah Fridy Bruce K. Friesen Megan A. Frisque Mrs. Kendra Frorup Amanda Frush Paula Fry William Keith Fulk Mr. Jerome Fulton Dr. Susan Garbutt Karen E. Garcia Michael L. Garcia Tiffany Garcia Brian Garman and Suzanne Hiebert Corey George Dr. Frank Ghannadian Mrs. Rosario Bustillo Gilkes Dr. and Mrs.*Francis X. Gillen Michael S. Gilmer Mrs. Deanne L. Godin Ms. Sabrina H. Goldberg Mrs. Carmen R. Gonzalez Christine M. Goodwin Dr. Anne Gormly Shawn and Jeanne Gregory Mr. and Mrs. Herman W. Groller Jr. Dan and Barb Gura Rochelle S. Guthrie David and Deletha Hardin Timothy M. Harding Jay Hardwick Carol Harlow Mr. Lewis Harris Mrs. Cindy Harrison Robert E. Haughey Dr. Judy Hayden Mariah Anne Hayden Mariah Hayden Steve T. Hekkanen Dr. and Mrs. Steven A. Hendrix Dr. Giles T. Hertz Dr. Lola Hidalgo-Calle Dr. M. Suzanne Hiebert Paul M. Hillier Dr. Leon Hoke Jr. Mr. Marquis B. Holley Barbara A. Holmes Thomas and Sheila Hood Dolores Hull *Deceased
Beth Hunt Lauren E. Hunt Patricia Hunt Timothy D. Husted Seth and Amy Huston Ron and Doris Ingersoll Marcus A. Ingram Virginia Ingram Dr. David Clark Isele Thomas A and Judy H Jackman Joel Jankowski Nora Jarmon Dr. and Mrs. Michael G. Jeffries Lars N. Johnson Quentin Johnson Adam and April Jones Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert W. Joseph Ciarra Joyner Allison D. Kaczmarek Ross Kannenberg Joyce Keller Mr. Donald W. Kelly Dr. and Mrs. Timothy W. Kennedy Mrs. Helen T. Kerr Dr. Robert J. Kerstein Ms. Cathy R. Kessenich Hamid R. Khosrowabadi Theresa K. Kihn-Lee Jack and Kathleen King Kenneth J. Knapp Mr. Thomas R. Kolbe Dr. and Mrs. Dean A. Koutroumanis Stephanie Russell Krebs Steve Kucera Dr. Ronald Kuntze Mark and Jacqueline LaTorella Adam P. Labonte Thomas K. Lafferty Mr. Jason E. Langdoc Ms. Janice Law Lynan and Mike Leding Dr. James Lee Tara J. Lemay Susan Taylor Lennon Mrs. Connie J. Leow Mr. Edgel C. Lester and Dr. Deborah M. Lester Gina L. Lineberger Mr. John Long Jose L. Lopez Steve and Rose-Marie Magriby Mark Mahmood Marla C. Mancini Dr. Haig Mardirosian Mr. and Mrs. Larry Marfise Mr. Shawn Marinello Donald Todd Marrs John C. Marsh Jr. Melisa M. Martin Dr. Mary Martinasek Al Martinez Charles Edward Mascenik Alison Mathe Dr. Richard Mathews Dr. Erika Matulich Dr. Andrew E. McAlister Roy and Nedra McCraw Cynthia H. McGee Myra McLeod
Dr. Janet McNew Dr. Lori Benson Dr. William McReynolds Donald M. Metzger Mr. Sam S. Militello Jr. Stephen and Ruth Ann Miller Elizabeth B. Mills Caitlyn A. Mitryk Miguel and Laura Molina Stephen Monoc Jim and Sally Moorehead Donald Morrill and Lisa Birnbaum Kimberly S. Morris Michael Munger Mr. James B. Murphy Jr. Dr. Linda L. Musante Dan and Lynn Carn Myers Miss Martina M. Newell Fernando A. Nolasco and Judith A. Pacitti-Nolasco Kimberly Northup Dennis Nostrand Dr. and Mrs. Jay O’Sullivan Dr. Kathleen G. Ochshorn Rick and Sheri Ogorek Karen E. Otto, Ph. D. Tamara K. Owens Mrs. Bhavna P. Padhiar Dr. Alfred N. Page and Lynn Manos Page Scott and Carol Paine Dr. Raymond Papp Carol and Terry Parssinen Fran Pasetti Jennifer Pawelko Brooke Pawlak Justin Pecka Tressa J. Pedroff Mrs. Michelle L. Pelaez Barbara and George Pennington Mrs. Teresa M. Pergola Judith K. Perlow Jamie Pilarczyk Anthony Pinto Ms. Cheryl L. Pittenger Wendy J. Plant Mr. Steven M. Platau Dana Plays Kelly Polk Donna Popovich Mrs. Tracey J. Potter Mary B. Prescott, Ph.D Dr. Wayne Price Dr. Mark Putnam Mr. Frank Quaranda Jr. Rikki Radkay Mr. Michael Ranahan Dr. Randall Rentfro Yovan Reyes Everett and Anmarie Richards Ms. Sarah Cochran Riedel Julia B. Riley Dr. Jeanne M. Roberts Dr. Alice Rodriguez Ms. Linda A. Rodriguez Linda M. Rodriguez Sonia Romero Mr. Dean A. Rooney Steve and Lisa Rorrer
Ricardo Rosario Dr. Nancy C. Ross William and Elizabeth Roth Lezlie L. Rovnanik The Rowland Family Bob Ruday Gloria C. Runton Dr. Hemant Rustogi Charlie and Lisa Ryan Mr. and Mrs. Bruce A. Samson Lillie D. Samuels Mr. Pedro R. Sanabria Mrs. Kimberly D. Sawchuk Mrs. Edesa Scarborough Sharon and Tom Schaefer Mr. William J. Schaudt Jenna Schebell Mary Jane Schenck Dr. Tammy Schimmel Cara J. Schleper Richard Schmidt Scott A. and Lori Rieth Schneider Elizabeth A Schoepp Ms. Krystal R. Schofield Mr. David Schumacher Dr. Joseph and Linda Sclafani Dr. Gracieli Scremin Mrs. Sarah A. Shifke Dr. Britt Shirley Dr. Gary Simon Miss Rebecca Skelton Carleton Small Mr. and Mrs. Jackie Leroy Smith Michael Smucker Beverly A. Snelling Mr. Tom Snyder Dr. Andrew J. Solomon Mrs. Kimberly A. Sperling Cara Spoto Fr. Jude Vera, Fr. Wayne Genereux and Staff of St. Mary Catholic Church Ms. Cynthia Stephens Andria Stewart Dr. and Mrs. John S. Sumner Dr. John Sumner Miss Linda A. Sustakoski Douglas J. Sutherland Mr. Gil Swalls
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Kevin W. Sweeney and Elizabeth Winston Angela E. Sykes Christine (Doege) Sykes Jennifer Tanacs Mrs. Jennifer O. Jamison Jennifer M. Tarr Karen A Taylor Dr. Susan Mary Taylor Bob Terri Kyle and Jessica Thomas Stephanie Thomason Charlene Tobie Dr. and Mrs. George H. Tompson Edwin S. Torres Maria Torres Norm Tousignant Jeffrey and Denise Traster Stephanie L. Tripp Dr. Michael Truscott Maxine Tucker Cynthia Tully Tracey L. Uddin Matthew and Cindy Ulvenes Mr. Joseph D. Urso Dr. Kathryn VanSpanckeren Ronald L. Vaughn Jessica Vazquez Jeanne Vince Dr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Vince Dorian C. Vizcain Dr. Eric Vlahov Robert J. Voege Ann Von Thron Michael and Eunkyung Na Voris Maria R. Warda Jeanette A. Weiss Mr. Michael E. Wells Mary Margaret Huston Wertz Malcolm and Marilyn Westly Rory Whipple Rebecca J. White Nancy Wietholter Ileana Wilburg Dr. and Mrs. Edwin F. Wilde Anita Wilder Tracy Wiles Mrs. Brenda L. Williams Paige H. Williams
Kevin Sweeney and Libba Winston Dr. Norma Winston Michael E. Woodcock Jimmy D. Workman Jr. Dr. Jennifer Wortham Mrs. Maryellen Wright Mark and Melissa Wright Dr. Chuanyin Xie Mr. Charles Yezak Jr. Drs. Carl L. and Paula S. Zielonka Mrs. Carol M. Zimmerman gifts in memoriam
Ann L. Murphey
Jane Hughey Hewit ’43
Edwin K. Nelson III
Neil and Becky Rauenhorst James and Laura Humphrey Dr. Charles Hyde
Marcia Llanes Inman ’76
The Chiselers Inc. Angie Joseph
William M. King III
Jane Stowers ’65 Thomas Bernadzikowski ’78
Margaret Lancaster Bever
The Chiselers Inc.
Joan Jones ’59 Richard F. Keating William H. King Jr.
Douglas Kozar ’09
George Blanco ’59
Russell and Kathleen Kozar John and Mrs. Wirchainski
William A. Krusen Sr.
Johnny and Lorraine Mojica
John and Dalia Rañon
Rosemary Armstrong Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Steve and Schezy Barbas Robert and Lorri Bruns Michael and Karen Carmody Hugh and Pat Cox Dr. Stephen F. and Marsha Dickey Thomas L. DuPont Richard and Cynthia Hadlow Sally and Lewis ’48 Hill III Dottie Krusen Cynthia Lawrence Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Maltese Jr. Thomas A. ’81, MBA ’93 and Kathryn MBA ’00 Meachum Jacqueline Preis Bruce and Adajean Samson Ernest ’56 and Carol Segundo R. Bob and Catherine Smith Lee and Tommy Touchton Martin Traber Matt A. Valaes Ron and Renée Vaughn Ruth and Jean Yadley
Alvin Lee Magnon
Chumphol Mahapaurya, M.D.
Xavier F. Cannella Sr ’41
Michael A. Cannella ’73 and Xavier F. Cannella, Jr., M.D. ’78 Barbara Elizabeth Casey ’94
Timothe M. Chavez
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Marjorie Moore Chunn Cochran
The Chiselers Inc. Bernie Cohen ’57
Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy Mary Ann Crownover
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Joyce Dolan
Judy ’65 and Joe ’65 Dato Patricia “Pat” Dunning
Victoria C. Gregor ’80 Bobby Fabian ’50
Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy J.C. Farnell ’37
Nancy White ’44 Preston and Laura Farrior Stephen and Janice Straske Frank and Frances Filewicz
Renatta Filewicz-Cochran Haig Gamarekian
Jack ’68 and Judith Rodriguez
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Rawin Mahapaurya MBA ’03 Sue McCord
Judith Perlow Tom McEwen
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Curtis R. McIntyre
Jane Bernard Walter and Deborah Cohn David and Linda Devine George and Eleni Kretikos Thomas and Aileen Pattison Paley Rothman Albert and Carolyn Tzeel Robert and Doris Wohlfort
George Grant ’55
Dr. Michael Mendelsohn
Jimmy Ghiotto ’50
Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy Louis Giacobbe ’58
Rosalie Marchesani Harry Gill
Barbara Stubbs ’08 Adelina Gomes
Avron ’51 and June ’50 Bryan Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy Betty Jane Hater
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Michael J. Hovanec ’88
George and Barbara Pennington George H. Metzger
Donald M. Metzger ’90, MBA ’93
David R. Murphey IV Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Susan F. Brinkley Christoppher R. Capsambelis Katie Hopkins Britt Shirley Michael Francis Shanahan
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Kitty Levy Sheldon ’82
Freddie Solomon ’75
Anonymous Abe Brown Ministries Inc. Absolute Investment & Realty Services Antonia Acquaviva ADB Landscaping Materials Inc. Scott H. Allen PA Alliant Partners LLC James and Lillie Anthony Paul Armstrong Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Jacqueline Baca Jamael and Claudia Barber Ronald T. Barr Ross Bartow Larry R. Bass ’74 Be Mac Services Inc. John Schneider Helena Bentivegna Monroe E. and Suzette M. Berman Robert C. Bissell ’72 Brian and Toni Blair Broadrick Family Foundation Carol Brown ’69 Greg ’78 and Cynthia Brown Ron W. Brown ’69 Brusports Inc. Robert and Laura Bullara James and Michaelle Burton Kevin ’84 and Linda ’85 Cameron James Cannon Jovanna Caranante V.C. Caranante Philip Carroll Chris T. Sullivan Foundation Richard and Jonelle Cochran Norman W. Cogswell Robert Cole Columbia Food Service Inc. Clenton Crossley H. L. Crowder Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Curci Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy Kenneth Davis DeBartolo Family Foundation Edward J. DeBartolo Denise DeBartolo-York Gerald Denicholas Michael DePerro Jr. The Dickman Educational Foundation Henry ’56 and Antoinette DiStefano Jose Docobo Tom Dorety Lorraine Doten Lynn Dumais *Deceased
Edward and Kelley Duncan Paul Dussault Avis and Gregory Dyson Clyde B. Eisenberg ’80 EMI Industries/Alan Harvill Toni Everett Eric and Maryann Ezequelle Terri Faerber Mr. Glenn Fasani Tom and Jane Feeney Linda Ferguson Richard J. Fitzpatrick ’76 Sol and Sandra Fleischman Curtis Flowers Thomas Frank W. Howard Frankland II Dean Fraser Freel and Stringer Financial Services Inc. Roger I. Fried ’73 Albert and Sheila Frost Diana Hoover Gabay Ernest Garcia Sr. Luis Garcia ’65 Robert and Delia Gaston David A. Gee ’90 John A. Geiger ’76 Samuel ’72 and Patricia Gellerstedt Fr. Wayne Genereux Louis and Diane Goldfeder Edward and Cheryl Gomez Alfred J. Greco Greyhouse Films Grimaldi Commercial Realty Corp. Dr. Allen and Judith Haimes Ronald and Janice Hartley Christopher and Tayna Hawkins HCSO Charities Inc. Benjamin Heldfond Geza and Rosario Henni Mark and Carina Herman Michael and Cindy Herman Walter and Jane Herman Alan and Suzanne Hill Andrew and Patricia Hirsch Barbara A. Holmes Larry and Sandra Hunter Joyce Keller Bryce and Christa Kenny Kenneth Kenyhercz and Annette Lancaster Judge and Mrs. Howard P. King Marvin Knight Kobel Family Foundation Fund Richard and Marie Konnen Brian and Lori Ann Kopp William A.* and Dorothy Krusen Peter C. Kuharchek ’69 Daniel and Shirley Landberg Laser Spine Institute Ray Lawton Dr. James Lee George and Judith Levy Mr. and Mrs. J. Leonard Levy James and Madonna Livingston Bill and Joyce Lopatta Anthony and Loretta Lopez John Lopez Louis A Zarlenga and Associates *Deceased
Jim and Vicki Lovett Alphonse Lucarelli Major Properties LLC James and Barbara Major Malio’s Prime Steakhouse David and Libby Mallitz Roger Maltbie and Donna Davis-Ma Mr. Anthony Maniscalco Tino ’89 and Marie ’89 Martinez Albert and Roberta Masco Frank Ronald Mastriana Frederick and Barbara Matthews Donald and Pamela McCatty Alan McCormick Linda G. McEwen ’77 Richard McIntyre J. Lindsy McLean John E. McVay Bruce Meltzer ’73 Mike Metcalf Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Mikolajczak MLM Technology Corp. Robert and Victoria Monroe Joe Moody Freddie Moore Kenneth Moorhead ’74 Kimberly S. Morris Patrick and Kathy Morris Stephen W. Murray ’72 Kevin Myhre National Services Management Inc. Neal & Harwell PLC Darlee C. Nelson Jr. ’74 New Nature Ministries J. Justin Older John and Lydia Olvia Rose Marie Oravetz Outback Bowl Roger Overby James D. Palermo Valerie Panou Helen Papalia Willie Parker Jr. Anthony and Teresa Parrino Joseph and JoAnn Parrino William and Vicki Paul Barbara and George Pennington Patric and Mary Ann Pepe Pepin Distributing Company/Mr. Bill G. Gieseking Ronald and Clemencia Perez A. Michael Perotti Jenna Petrella Joanne Petrella Joseph Petrella III Joseph and Felicia Petrella Fred E. ’70 and Jeanette Pollock Charles Porter Powers and Company Inc. ProRehab East Inc. Lorrie and Gary Puckett Reeves Import Motorcars Rick ’75 and Vicki Rivas Justin and Susan Rose Alan ’75 and Bernadette Rosen Bruce ’75 and Jacquelyn Rosen Patrick and Christina Ryan San Francisco Forty 49ers LTD Al Santos
Charles A. Saulino Rock Daniel Scaglione Peter Schmidt Ernest ’56 and Carol Segundo George and Linda Seifert Rene Serna Sierra Foundation Inc. Reid Sigmon Albert J. Silva ’74 Mr. and Mrs. Harry B. Smith III Barry Smith Don and Dina Smith Tom Snyder Delilah Solomon The Staff of St. Mary Catholic Church State Vacuum of Tampa Inc. Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson PA Olga Stirrup Donald and Deborah Strock Sumter County Government Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Amy Swander Taggart Properties Inc. Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc. Ron and Barbara Tefteller Sports Club of Tampa Bay Rick ’72 and Sandy ’72 Thomas/ Thomas Financial Group Mark and Mary Tlachac TMS of Brevard Inc. Tom and Kathy Shannon Family Foundation Pat and Gloria Traficant Billy Barnes Turner Sr. ’60 Lucille Y. Turner ’70 John and Melissa Twomey Karl and Linda Unfried A.R. Van Rees Dr. Ronald L. and Renée Vaughn Anthony and Erika Vento Fr. Jude Vera Gary and Mary Paula Vien Debra Walker ’74 Jeff R. White ’81 Wild Hog Construction David and Pamela Wirth Thomas Witmer ’73 William and Cheryl Woods The Yerrid Foundation Inc. Fayyadh Yusuf
William L. “Bill” Williams
Jean Amuso ’64 Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin ALUMNI DONORS
Idelle Mathews Anne E. McCurdy O’Grady
Cecil Henriquez Jr. Dorothea Butler MacNamara
John S. Goodson Jr. Frances Sessions Hoffmann Sarah M. Norris Linus F. Upson Quinten J. Williams
George E. Edmondson Jr. Joe D. Mills
Ina Gotler Colen Margie Bachman Harris Wanda W. Howell Gloria C. Runton Elizabeth H. Tanner John H. Tanner Nancy G. White
Margery Ann Starns
The Chiselers Inc. Sue Sutker
John M. Tapley
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin The Chiselers Inc. Cynthia (Al) Van Voris Jean Amuso ’64 Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Cynthia “Al” Van Voris Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin
Dorothy P. Cheatham
Mary Jane Knowles
Alfred S. Austin
Mrs. James W. Warren II
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin Edward H. West IV
Alfred ’47 and Beverly Austin
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Emmanuel J. Suarez J.G. Tracy Taylor Jr.
John F. Clements Gloria R. Ferlita Charles Hach Lewis H. Hill III
W. Kendall Baker Claire Downes Douglas J. Forster Joseph Gomez Dot H. Hankins Ben W. Johnson Robert E. Larmon James Albert McNab Clifford R. Mott
June Bryan Frank Cacciatore Deloris Patrick Carter Thomas L. Daley George H. Dingledy Anthony S. Gonzalez Tony Ippolito Gerald S. Jackson Fred H. Kenfield Charles Klay Robert J. Martens Charles G. Martin Betty M. Maxwell Joseph Russo John N. Shadgett Frances Vaughn Fannie J. Zamore Milton P. Zamore
John L. Argerious Carol A. Barnes Avron Bryan Antonio A. Cardoso Rosario C. Ciccarello Paul W. Danahy Jr. Robbins H. Denham Charles B. Jones Elizabeth Hayes Maloney Frank A. Milam Alfonso Romanello Philip S. Rosseter Frank V. Selph Sr. 64 UTjournal Fall 2012
Mary Ficcio Arce Georgia Reed Danahy Mary Sheridan Easton Elizabeth Ruth Fresh Victor H. Fresh Thomas W. Keene William E. Maloney Alice Rodriguez Juanita A. Smith Hugh J. Squitier Jack H. Thompson George E. Wagner Doris Henson Yates
Heck G. Adkins Frances Stevens Barksdale Dorothy J. Butler Joan T. Coleman John Alfred Cook Dorothy C. Cowden Robert E. Hancock Harley L. Hiers Gloria Polo Harvey R. Reilich Ralph Steinberg Joan L. Wagner Robert F. Yates
Betty F. Palmer Allen Katharine W. Barker Raymond C. Bozich Albert Cazin Ward Cooper Joyce Wamble Glauser Charles J. Harris Elizabeth Hyde Harris Elena Linares Jayne Anderson Smith
Robert E. Beach Cynthia Hall William Warren Hughes Manuel R. Linares Richard I. Matthews Eugenie Myers Anna L. Noya Frank R. Sabella William T. Sams Ernest Urso William Valdespino Joseph J. Zalupski
James R. Crosby Henry J. DiStefano Al A. Leathers Barbara Bailey Ledoux
Nadine Edwards Miller Walter V. Minahan William H. Minahan Celestino Miranda Gloria Nasrallah Kenneth R. Nuznoff Grace Pelaez Edward Perez Eleanor I. Pinyan Jacqueline Rowe Ernest C. Segundo Joyce Newell Sundheim Mary Fink Wagner Kenneth Ted Williams Jack William Windt Vilma E. Zalupski
Creeda Neff Antinori William P. Bosworth Robert C. Brenner Pauline B. Crumpton Audrey Douglas Ellison Joan S. Gonzalez Hazel M. Henderson G. B. Henry Frank B. Ippolito Mary Aurora Perez Llende Bob Martinez Vincent J. Mercadante Tillman D. Moore Richard M. Nichols Fred P. Pancoast Lionel Polo Nanette Nivens Rodgers Anthony J. Scionti Nicio Vega Gerald L. Voye Raymond H. Wagner Frances Ippolito Worden John B. Wuertz Manuel J. Yglesias
Joseph A. Beiro Roland A. Blanco Mary Lou Bondi Ruth C. Bragg Harry Y. Britton Ronald L. Cinnamon Raymond L. Cliburn Ida A. Coe Andrew Conda Derrell R. Curry Dorinda Diaz D’Agostino Harold E. Davis Leroy G. Drew Caridad Herrick Angelo Ippolito Phyllis Hagin King Rosemary Leathers Richard H. Lee Lionel O. Leon Patricia Clark LeVarge Eleanor A. McLennan Rosemarie Rogers Middleton Elmer Arthur Nichols
Eleanor Hayes Phillips Tony Saladino Mike G. Skaroulis Jill Bishop Studstill Richard Sylte James G. Tarwater
Guy F. Amuso Peter M. Ciccarello Charles Coleman Edna L. Falter Robert Florio Robert F. Garcia Geraldine Law Hynes Grace M. Ippolito Joan Mae Jones Patricia L. Kimbrell Pamela Shaffer Lanning Thomas A. Leonard Yolanda Correa Maguregui Paul Austin Perrine Elsa F. Salcines Howard L. Sinsley Wayne Story Myra James Weldon Robert A. White
George Barcelo Wade G. Birch Wallace Blount Sandra Perez Bobko Dominick P. Cassano Domenick Chillura Ramona Davenport Dinorah L. Erb Sam A. Giunta William W. Leonard Richard J. Lovett Barbara McClamma George K. Mitchell Merry D. Rayl James C. Roberts Gilbert M. Rodriguez Shirley J. Russo Diana Ray Stanley Richard C. Swirbul Billy Barnes Turner Andre R. Wyatt
Thomas E. Berry Robert A. Burwell Rose Marie Chivses Willard Fein Harold Givens Ralph M. Griffin Walter L. Hilgart Angelo D. Ippolito Leterica Kickliter Andrew M. Mirabole Jan Newbanks Reagin Nina Jane Garber Sinsley Gerald Skora Earl Smith *Deceased
Joe Testasecca Vilma Vega
Argy J. Anthony Melton R. Battle Anna Lee Blancato Jovanna Caranante Mary Esther Champion Axel W. Claesges Michael Foster Donald G. Frye Louis E. Giunta Marian Pedersen Goodbread Ronald A. Govin Virginia Bispham Haddad John W. Hanna Malio J. Iavarone DeEtta Jenkins Sigfrid N. Johnson Gerald A. Krumbholz Josephine P. Mandese Suzanne Morse Joseph B. Obusek John T. Primm Violet Trafficante Pullara Marlene Steinberg Maxine T. Tucker Larry R. Wagers Naomi Sharon Weaver Jeanette Fernandez Wilson
Thomas M. Ackerly Carolyn Jane Adams Patricia Alchediak Earl Bramlett Giovanna Jennie Campisi Alan Chameides John J. Daoud William H. De Celle Robert Delgado Leopoldo J. Diaz Louise Frier Dominick J. Ginex Mimi Quick Hanna Doris M. Hinson Byron E. Holley Hansen Long Gasper F. Martino Joseph R. Mickler David N. Mitchell Drew Mohr Sally Giroir Noller Brenda J. Nousiainen George A. Nousiainen Sylvia D. O’Neill Mary Anne Fox Obusek Jeanette DeGuzman Valenti Cynthia Kladis Xenick
Jean Lackovic Amuso AnnMarie Armstrong William Baur Marilyn Allen Conner *Deceased
Marcus B. Crisman Hollis Curling Howard Engel Charles A. Ferguson Alice Carter Lawton F. R. LeVarge Irvin J. McSwain Edward Meyerson Henry B. Moore Peter Morris Peck Pauline C. Rothenbush Gerald Schaffer Catharine T. Scott James D. Smalley Robert A. Sylte David Zeidenberg
Orlando N. Blancato Ronald L. Brett Leonard J. Cimador Joseph Dato Judith Dato Harold H. Delk Thomas L. Doan Overton G. Ganong Luis Garcia Marilyn D. Graham Kevin M. Hughes Gerald Kutzman Richard R. Massey Thomas G. McMurtrie Jerome M. Meguiar Peter J. Meoli George T. Moran L. Ed Owen Brian P. Padden Patricia A. Pladdys Jerome D. Quinn Ed D. Salerno Gary S. Seiden Wilanne Starling Stowe Jane Stowers
Joann Lavender Berry Robert C. Calafell Maria B. Diaz David Earle Dutch Gary E. Garbis John W. Garver Monique G. Groulx Stephen P. Hess Kevin H. Hurt Wesley B. Jones Janet R. Matthews Rey A. Neville Charles D. Norton Joseph P. Orlando Erline Gladstone Steinberg Earnest T. Stout Craig C. Sturken Derek A. Taylor Leslie Smith Taylor Jacques A. Verron James P. Vlahakis John V. Whitbeck
Owen James Anders Robert H. Ashmead James Bessette Gerald Bielawski Joe M. Collera Jr. Richard B. Cooper Richard B. Faunce Donald J. Hemstreet Richard E. Kunsch Edward C. Martin Lee H. Matthews George David Murphy Adrienne Menendez Napoli Marcia E. Narod Eric W. Nelson Jr. Jason C. Scarlata Georgia E. Simmons Robert J. Terri Kenneth J. Weiss Marilyn J. Westly
Jerry Jones Bressin Merry Conway Freddie M. Crumpton Michael P. Davis Jane Stokes Donoghue Gerald W. Eppley Alphonse N. Falco Jr. William M. Guerriero Seth D. Halpern Steven M. Hill Stephen Roy Lowe Joseph D. Midulla Jr. Marian K. Morgan Michaele Taylor Rao Kendrick E. Reid II John D. Roche Jack N. Rodriguez James K. Selmser Cary R. Singletary Halsey G. Tuthill Allan P. Waters Morris S. Willner John McRae Wolfe
Maureen Kearney Peter C. Kuharchek Nancy L. Laho Barbara Lazzara Rebekkah Housholder Leonard Richard C. Little Maria Lopez Manz Francisco R. Martinez Michael D. Mathis Sharon Vartanian McAllister James Meginley William D. Mellin Frank A. Meyer Jr. William Montgomery William P. Norton James F. Osborne Jr. Howard P. Price Norman L. Redding Jr. Phyllis M. Tellor Keith C. Weikel
Richard D. Barnett Robert Blanchard Orvile Lee Brock Rene Bulnes Gary Cooper Joyce A. Davidson Michael J. Davies Thomas J. Duncan Joan Kelly Garrison Brenda N. Graiser Darlene Mortellaro Greco Jason A. Helfman Robert Huber James S. MacLeod Kenneth Kemple Jack King Loren “Ted” Longman Elizabeth MacLeod James S. MacLeod Christine Miller Samuel W. Musgrave Robert T. Newman Kathleen M. Peck Frank Permuy Jr. Fredrick R. Philpott Fred E. Pollock
Sue Tennant Ackert Patricia A. Bales Leo B. Berman Marshall Bradley Carol Brown Ron W. Brown John Casey Clark Ted Cranmer Amy J. Doktor Robert G. Dunn Jr. John Russell Edge Frank J. Espinosa Charles J. Fisher Daniel F. Francabandiero Margery E. Oleskie Hayes Wayne Hayes Terrill S. Heath Richard P. Hugger Laura L. Jones UTjournal Fall 2012 65
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George A. Pollock Raymond Rotella Robert C. Russell Kathleen C. Stone Gary M. Terrell Lucille Y. Turner Tom Walker Lamar R. Erk Wardell Susan E. Weikel Stuart A. Williams
Miller B. Arbutine Rosalie A. Baya Ruth Harmon Bergstrom William Benjamin Boyd Claire B. Bradley Ronald M. Cento John H. Franks Susanna Fenhagen Grady Robert A. Kastenbaum Kenneth L. Lee Janet Johnson Leibengood William R. McKibben Jr. Helen Bailey Michaelson Paul R. Miller Elizabeth G. Moore Bette Denenberg Morchower Jo Ellen Faraghan Oakes Michael N. Parks Barbara Kay Powell Susan Scolnick Quackenbush Anita Alvarez Sanchez Joann E. Shepard Lyman C. Sherman Ruthann W. Stafford Barbara Weinstein-Scarpa Steven Weichselbaum West Raymond F. Wiede
Wheeler Baker Michael I. Bellet Robert C. Bissell Edward T. Caldwell Tony V. Chadwick Richard D. Cook
John R. Cooke Peggy A. Cooper David P. Elsey William Faedo Jr. Larry J. Frackman Samuel E. Gellerstedt III Michael R. Iezzi Leon H. Levinson Robert W. Major Robert D. McCall Jr. Bruce Alton McClendon Joseph Mega Marianne Brocco Mega Demetria L. Merritt-Bell William S. Moody Jr. Stephen W. Murray Bismarck Myrick Pamela McConnell Padernacht Lynda J. Pettit Arnold H. Price Peter Scaglione Jr. Charles C. Smith Mary F. Smith Terrance Stahl Guy Richard Thomas Sandy Thomas Timothy S. Vogt II Helene S. Wiede Hugh Wilson Jr.
Nancy J. Abel John F. Back Charles E. Bowers Douglas K. Brooks Robert M. Coombs Richard R. Cummings Frank J. Dykeman Douglas S. Evaul Roger I. Fried Paul S. Fronczek John E. Lamond Augustine G. Martinez III Marilyn A. Martinez Joe C. McCloney Sr. Bruce E. Meltzer Cyril L. Miller Stephen Stephen Mulligan Barney L. Myers Jr. Leslie Carlisle Nichols Michael R. Pender Jr. Robert U. Rourke Jr. Annette Bayliss Schwab Janet L. Sciales James V. Slagle Gordon L. Smith Gary L. Spinelli Deborah A. Thomas Rudy J. Toth Jr. Henry C. Uihlein Jr. Joseph C. Weaver Thomas Witmer Frank Zedar
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Larry R. Bass Michael S. Benner Deborah W. Black Constantine T. Bougas Roy D Croy Jr. Jill V. Davis Pamela Ellis Dan Ferrazza Ricki Rosenthal Kasse-Weingard Gary T. Limon Stephen F. Magriby Jacklyn M. Matthews Frederick B. McKenzie Patricia Menendez Jeffrey T. Molofsky Barbara M. Moore Francis R. Morse Darlee C. Nelson Jr. Robert F. Olinits Rhonda G. Ort Arthur D. Peffer III Rod L. Piatt Clarence Rocka Jr. Douglas B. Rowe Peter Russo James K. Schaefer Albert J. Silva Sherril Zucker Stahl Emmett L. Taylor Kimm S. Watson
Kenton Colwell Frank E. Crawford Kevin Dastis James M. De Angelo C. Ray Dorsey III Frank R. Durr Sr. Lynnette M. Evenson Thomas E. Feaster Richard J. Fitzpatrick Robert W. Ford John A. Geiger Larry I. Gramovot Donna A. Green Richard H. Hair Robert T. Lagg Robert J. McDonaugh Carl McFarland Jerry Pedrero Denise A. Pieratt William M. Rea Everett Richards Scott W. Roberts Richard F. Rockwell Linda Schmidt-Putnam Douglas J. Smith Sally Smith Robert E. Sontag Lily S. Stephan Anita Trosky Raymond C. Weber
Keith L. Arsenault Marie M. Coleman Robert F. Doherty Thomas E. Elias Debbie Matheson Ferrazza Ronald C. Goeddaeus Jerrold W. Gregory Charles C. Hart III Valerie Smith Hirvela Stuart G. Kadesh David B. Kerr John G. Kiesling Anthony P. Kopecky Donald Marinelli Deanny Ogden McCall William D. Miller Richard W. Norfleet Barbara L. Cross Petry Edward M. Presson Richard Rivas Sarah Agliano Rivas Alan Marc Rosen Bruce E. Rosen Tobey Anderson Russell Shirley M. Trzaska Mary Moore Viens
John E. Allaire J. Allen James W. Allen Robert Begelman Robert C. Bixby Charles D. Blalock Philip C. Bragg
Thomas E. Alho Jon C. Arnold Mark I. Bellish John M. Bowler Sadie L. Brown Lindsey G. Darnell Michael V. Della Penna Lawrence S. Devos III Elaine S. Diaz Angela Dwork Irvin T. Elias Robert Brent Evans Juan B. Galarza II Gerald L. Gillis Regina Gloria Gonzalez Hugh W. Gott Stuart M. Horvitz Lila L. Johnson-Thomas Marcia A. Kerr Robin M. Kohn Jerome P. Matisak Linda Matisak Lueretha C. McCray Linda G. McEwen Edward J. Murphy III Robert Pearson Mark I. Rockaway Martin W. Schelling William J. Schillinger Jeanne Chitester Stinger Robert E. Taylor Carl B. Wilmarth Alice Christine Wisdom Ethel B. Richardson Woodard Josephine Yglesias Mary K. Ziegenhorn *Deceased
Julie D. Beckner Thomas A. Bernadzikowski Wayne A. Borden Gregory W. Brown Xavier F. Cannella Jr., M.D. Russell L. Clark Jr. John Compton Sandra A. Davis David W. Devine Alfred R. Dickey Jr. Andrew P. Dwork Joan M. Elder Harriet Fisher Herbert R. Fisher Michele Gregory William F. Hawk John T. Heath Virginia Diane Johnston Gail M. Kelly Nicholas J. Matson II Carol Ann Mills Tim J. Pelot Benson A. Riseman Eric J. Romanino James Gary Russell Gloria Confer Scanlon William A. Sihler Jack G. Spirtos Patsy A. Voigtmann Linda Godshall Weaver John N. Wiegner Katherine M. Williams Kathleen S. Zamon
Patricia H. Bussell Peter A. Cammick Susan F. Davis Steven P. Dawson Ron Dennison F. Allen Dray Jr. Garry A. Flowers Clifford S. Gelbard Thomas E. Geller Robert P. Gelzheiser Richard W. Humiston Irene P. Johnston David A. Kinser Matt S. Lombardo James S. McCormack Deborah Miller James T. Pate Jr. James E. Rittmeyer Christine W. Robinson Alan D. Shoopak John M. West Charles E. Wolfe
Marshall Evan Ames Thomas E. Birmingham Robert F. Cascella Wesley J. Champney Sydney C. Comer Clyde B. Eisenberg Robert M. Evanko *Deceased
Gonzalo C. Garcia Victoria C. Gregor Wilda E. Hand Rachel Weller Hegarty David D. Hizer Michael C. Lauder Joseph S. Levy Robert C. McDowell Robert C. Merrill Carole W. Munger Heidi Eckroth Nunnemacher William R. Richardson Naomi Ryan David R. Schulz Thomas E. Slaymaker Amy Minoff Southard Fred N. Stribling Dennis T. Trosky George H. Watson Jr. George E. Wickersham Thomas J. Zoffinger
Robert A. Bourke Robert G. Brown Larry W. Bryant Rod W. Cooper Edward L. Dement Joseph H. Diaz Mary R. Geraci Samuel Gorgoglione David D. Howell Floyd C. Johnston Andrew T. Libby Jr. Thomas A. Meachum Timothy C. Morris Michael J. O’Donnell Alex R. Portelli Anne Bishop Rachel John A. Rachel Douglas C. Rothschild Timothy Rovnanik Rayma Santos Edgar C. Sayles Jr. Karen S. Sayles Maria C. Sempere-Ontenient Sharon McBryar Sercombe Terry J. Tetzlaff Jeff R. White
Diane Sangalli Bain Kelly Carrillo Burke Ann Marie Cascella Marietta B. Crosby John E. Crumbley Patrick A. Davis Peter A. Denne Vincent J. Falcone John Franz Carl G. Fredrickson William G. Gieseking Mark Govin Carole Homler Harry Richard I. Hogrefe Christy L. Hutchison Steven W. Illgen
Gregg Lee Jensen Gary W. Kleinman John Lopez John P. Lowth III J. Robert McNair Betty A. Meriwether Nicholas F. Mooney Luis F. Morales Jr. Anthony Pajak Bethany Putnam Mark S. Putnam David W. Queen Michael G. Quinn Alan J. Rasmussen Emmy Purcell Reynolds John C. Roberts Dorinda Noya Rodriguez Ted Schwartz John M. Sciacca Linda Smeraldi-Lopez Michael S. Southard Eugene L. Stokes Beth Ann Sullivan Nev A. Tisdale Joseph C. Traugott Jamie E. Wacek Alan J. Zale
Mark W. Arrowood William Preston Billig Rebecca J. Blackwell Frank C. Catanach Shirley Gooding Cueto Victor M. Fernandez Kelly Browning Fredrickson Cherlyn P. Gill Anthony V. Greco Sr. Emily J. Hall Bryon A. Holz Daniel J. Kowal Michael A. Lacy Robert J. Muir Michael G. Munger Martha Simmons Oddo Dale L. Perry Wendelin Borman Quaranta Dennis G. Rears Lisa A. Rorrer Steven M. Rorrer Michael Michael Smith Stephanie L. Tripp
Keith R. Anderson Rock A. Blanco Marisa A. Bloch Kevin Cameron Kristin K. Cox Ellen F. Criscione Connie J. Davis Timothy E. Davis Patricia Lusby Delaurier Seth C. Dennis Joseph J. DiBari Keith R. Erickson Andrew Franklin Jr.
Ruby Faye Franklin Michael L. Garcia Margaret Jerlin Grosz Sandra L. Karseras Laura Kleinman Michael F. Miley Christopher Pastina Janet Motsko Robinson Lezlie L. Rovnanik Jennifer E. Schwab Smitty Dorene L. Smith Richard Smyth David J. Stewart Marsha A. Stone Peter M. Waldron Ellen D. Baker Wallen Louise Warner Annamaria Woloszyn
Jack A. Arnold Nikki Korones Bassil Robert Bovarnick Linda S. Cameron Mark J. Caplin Michael H. DeMoully Joan M. Gates Mark A. Griffiths Brian L. Groene Christopher Hauser Sr. Mark M. Kane Jean-Francois G. Laverdure Patricia A. Martini Clark Richard A. McManus Jr. Vicki M. Meachum Terry D. Mone Leona R. Peszka Ralph Poetsch Ann Tymac Reilly Francisco Velez Jr. Deanna L. Waldron Colin B. Wiseman Adrienne Yates Stephen L. Yates Jr.
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John T. Duff Beatrice Eckart Heather Bailey Ferguson Alexandra A. Fernandez Theodore N. Fotopoulos Chantelle D. Groene Larry A. Harvey John P. Heffernan Bonnie J. Hesselberg Joan K. Horner Helen T. Kerr Tasha Lanne Lohman Michael A. Long Shel McGuire Jeffrey C. Mitchell Kyle M. Muehlstein James J. Nolan Shannon L. Reynolds Robert John Slaymaker Mary Tennies Lia Martinez Toledo John A. Williamson
Karen E. Abberger John M. Barrett James B. Barton Lisa M. Bennett Gregory Bonton Lisa Boudreau Kevin E. Brown Susan Michelle Carlson Suzanne Edgett Collins Lisa H. Culberson Kathleen Mary Egan Michaela Chambers Fisher Christine A. Generalli Marcus W. Greene Michael Halfast Denise E. Halfast Dan S. Ho Mark A. House Christina M. Hurley David J. Lonigro Ellen Batsavage Lonigro Christine Marascio Andrew E. McAlister Ronald R. McClarin
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Donald W. McKenzie William M. Mulholland Jennifer Pugsley Roger B. Ramsay William C. Rapley Louis P. Salvagio Gerald R. Scara John K. Stargel Leslie R Stein Cathy Szelistowski Thomas J. Szelistowski Karol C. Waddell Paula K. Whitaker Anita E. Wilder Arthur B. Wilt
Sita M. Monti Patricia L. Moore Blace A. Nalavany Fernando A. Nolasco Donna B. Popovich Julie M. Mancini Leslie D. Rogers Henry G. Saavedra Scott A. Schneider Lisa A. Sherman Jeff N. Sidor Carleton A. Small Scott Spiegelhalter Christine L. Sykes Karen A. Taylor
Donna R. Alexander William V. Cally William E. Carlson Jr. Jennifer L. Clark Dana L. Crosby-Collier Abraham L. Cross Patrice Cunningham David J. Devine Chad W. Drobisch Wayne A Fuller Pamela Garron Seth Huston Gail Hyde Merry Suter Kaminsky Marilyn A. Lewis Craig L. Lowman Rene Martinez Jr. Glemma L. McCray Juliette M Millin Mia C. Nolan David A. Robbins Laura A. Schaffer Jennifer Schuman Sexton Roccie A. Soscia Elinor D. Tucker
John Craig Ainsworth David B. Arnold Lynn Marie Awad Clayton A. Bodine Tammy J. Buchan Sally Ann Daniels Ronald DuBois Julie M. Everett Maureen A. Fahey Charlotte E. Feist Sharon L. Fox William Keith Fulk James T. Greene Roger A. Herres William G. Hungiville III Steven A. Kass Clifford John Keim Therese M. Kominski Dean A. Koutroumanis Benjamin H. Lacy III Mark D. Mahmood Constantino Martinez Maria Martinez
Patrick H. Allman III Jeffrey K. Alpert Laura E. Atteberry-David Krista K. Bush Linda H. Catanach Joseph Joseph Daniels Michael F. Depiro Kelly Besch Friedman David A. Gee Marianne Fiebelkorn George Jonathan H. Harris Christopher A. Henry James C. Johnson Kimberly R. Keravuori Ashlee Rhyne Liebel Steven E. Liebel Marc H. Linchuck Alexander C. Mammen Stephen H. Mauldin Susan S. McLain Donald M. Metzger James E. Moorehead Thomas A. Opalka Peter L. Platteborze Lori Rieth Schneider Dorothy L. Schroeder Kurt R. Schuldes David Schumacher David Schwartz Brian C. Scott Michael Stiglich Timothy R Trzcinski Tracey L. Uddin Cindy L. Ulvenes Matthew C. Ulvenes Andrea L. Watson Edward D. White Michael G. Wildstein Jeffrey E. Williams Douglas P. Zaragoza
Bradley J. Brown Erica L. Carver Christine M. Cosgrove Jonathan W. Craig Vicki L. Dominick Margaret Dorsett Darren Elkind Cynthia D. Ezell
C. Bruce Ford II Jan B. Freed Michael S. Gelfand Kevin C. Hall Robert Iacono Manuel A. Ippolito Betsy G. Johnson Mary E. Landsberger Anthony J. Leone Lawrence E. Letourneau Laura Malear Lindeman Donna J. Long Laura L. Meisler Robyn Nalavany Robert B. O’Brion Waylon F. Peterson Colleen Quinn-Adams Lance D. Reich Jarret M. Strawn Anthony J. Leone Todd J. Trzcinski
Jack Amor Dianne R. Barnes Gregory L. Canty Martin F. Cravatta Rose Maria Devine Erich Eichinger Robert S. Eppenstein Michael A. Feehan Ellen K. Feltz George W. Fotopoulos Eileen Yoder Fried Kendra Frorup Carole S. Holway Sandra Melchionne Jackson Allison R. Kaczmarek Thomas E. Kelly Mary E. Liro Angela D. McCutcheon Beverly A. Mikolash Joseph Miller Gregory P. Monaco Mattie E. Morgan Donna G. Sales Julio C. Ramirez Jr. Ann M. Sarginson Gary William Tingley Kim Nordt Tompuri Joseph D. Urso Sabrina H. Wagner James L. Washington Bruce E. Wildgrube
Michael S. Allain Kristine Ann Allen Caterina Bellatin Sharon E. Benson Rosemarie C. Brenneman Roger P. Chamieh Andrew D. Cookson Travis D. Corson Lea Lavoie Davis Jennifer S. Aders William P. Franca *Deceased
Timothy E. Gormley Shawn C. Gregory Michelle M. Griffith Charles J. Hahn Barry Hamel Jeffrey T. Hause Rebecca A. Holcomb John J. Holton Penelope H. Hulbert Cynthia L. Kane Frederick Kirschbaum III John A. Koutroumanis Robert G. Manix Thomas G. McDonald Michael S. Allain Deborah O’Connor Andrew G. Phillips Stephen C. Porrello Kimberly E. Prescott Linda M. Rodriguez David S. Rogers William G. Sanders Tania C. Spencer Kristin Strammer Mallia Sharon K. Tollin Cynthia L. Tynes Jose Eduardo Ubinas Jr.
Jon W. Berry Suphaporn Berry
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L. Michael Carastro Christopher R. Clark Sean A. Coniglio Robert D. Connatser DeCarlo E. Deveaux Vincent M. Giampa Sonia Giannetti Chad B. Gluckson Michael W. Heald Sean Jarnagin Jacqueline M. LaTorella Su U. Lee Carol Lislevatn Lynn M. Madden Brian J. Malison Coretta A. McAlmont Terrence A. Merritt Deborah J. Miller Maria A. Okuniewski Mitchell L. Phillips Kumar Kumar Prasad Jeffrey J. Rogo Donna M. Huska Lanford T. Slaughter Jr. Thomas P. Staszak Christopher L. Strazzulla J. Hunter Swearingen Kelly A. Thorson Scott R. Trautman Paul I. Weizer Valorie Whatley David B. Winner
Drew Kohler ’12
L. Amarchand, M.D.
Robert E. Bruns
Kyle Madden ’08
Avron ’51 and June ’50 Bryan
Bill ’51 and Bette ’51 Maloney (60th Wedding Anniversary)
R. Vijayanagar, M.D.
Dale and Debra Lewis George Grant ’55 Kyle Carter
Albert and Elizabeth Carter Don DeFosset
R. Vijayanagar, M.D. Dr. Stephen F. Dickey
Steve and Schezy Barbas Alfred and Rose Schiff
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Crowley Linda Madden
Paul ’51 and Georgia ’52 Danahy Amanda Mason ’11
John and Marguerite Mason Jaclyn Mason ’09
John and Marguerite Mason Joel May ’11
Michele R. Bailey R. Kyle Bailey Tosha M. Barclay Brian C. Bickel Patricia J. Bickel William J. Borrell Adrian B. Bush Koni M. Cassini Donna DeRango Colby Gary M. Cross Anna L. Deakin Terrie A Dodson Jeffrey C. Flemming Christopher L. Floyd Jason T. Harris John Kevin Hickinbotham Robert E. Horne Elizabeth A. Hunt Alice L. Jones-Keck Bonnie H. Judy Robin P. Kennedy Robert J. Kierecki John C. Marsh Jr. Melisa M. Martin Idris D. Mays Lori K. McRae Keiran C. O’Neill Taylor C. Schmitz Marc A. Silva Brian M. Smith Alejandro Socias
George and Diane Taninecz Ernest ’56 and Carol Segundo Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ball Stephen and Marsha Dickey Daniel and Barbara Gura Dorothy Hancock Rosemarie Ientini Robert and Jean Ireland Bill and Dottie Krusen Frank Lobianco Frank Loss Gene and Patsy McNichols Mr. and Mrs. Frank Openchowski Carole Sankey Mary Sharpe Claudine Suscheck Ron and Renée Vaughn Marion M. Wheeler
Casey Duffy ’12
H. Bradford Graham III, Varsity Crew Team
Lloyd J. Pimentel ’10
Jose and Rosemarie Pimentel
Ida Cole Mary E. Sherman
Mary Pope ’35
John and Susan Sykes
Alissa M. Price ’09
Matthew and Colleen Walker Elaine Newman
William Guerriero ’68
Dan and Barbara Gura
Ralph and Myra McLeod Barbara and George Pennington
Violet Gura (100th Birthday)
Sasha Kershbaum ’12
Carol Kershbaum Karsten Klink
Charles and Melissa Monchik R. Vijayanagar, M.D.
The Chiselers Inc. Larry and Diane Price Richard W. Rodean
Rachel Rosen ’11
Karen Rosen Bob Ruday
Stephanie Russell Krebs Clara Szydlowski
John H. Sherman Jr. ’40
Lowry Murphey Family Foundation John F. Germany Ann Giles Riley Walker ’11
Martin Silverman and Diane Duffy Dave and Mary Walthall
Joe ’55 and Vilma ’56 Zalupski
Thomas C. Spangler Megan A. Stover Christopher C. Thiel Jonas A. Tichenor Ann Marie Tozzi David Shawn Vinson Joseph J. Wessel Victoria L. Westra Deborah K. Windom Michael E. Woodcock Jennifer Lynn Wortham
Robert L. Abbott Jr. Rachel Price Baker Jerry W. Begley James Daniel Botkins Christopher O. Butler Gilda Capitano Stephen Clamp John M. De Veny Bryan K. Demmler Christopher M. Esposito Evan Brauman Fetter Anthony Fotopoulos Keith M. Gilkes Michael Globenfelt Krsten E. Harder Ryan R. Hutchinson Sergio Jaramillo Jr. Geoff R. LeCain Stacey Leigh Cassidy Malloy Laura Marrero Wilbert D. Mick III Beatrice B. Miller Laura H. Molina Jacqueline J. Muir Kristen M. Murray Michelle L. Pelaez Lee A. Schmidt John Spasiano Robert Stickler David J. Sullivan Jason E. Titus Marie D. Toma Brian C. Ussery Maria Therese Weizer Michael E. Wollenhaup
The Chiselers Inc.
Jason M. Ciofalo *Deceased
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Christopher J. Doyle Daniel W. Drew Christine F. Greer Edwards Eliah S. Ewing Vincent J. Frattaruolo Catherine G. Fuhrman Peter Giansante Brook H. Gideon Roger Green Dara A. Greenhouse Robert C. Heald Donna M. Ioannidis Kathryn M. Heckenbach Michael Kiely Jason Kreitzer Ryan M. Lichtenfels Julia N. Martinez Marc M. Montalto Perry Panagopoulos Juan A. Panesso Anders B. Paulsson Joyce A. Pemberton Sonia L. Romero John D. Walker Cheryl A. Whiteman Kristen E. Zschau
Karen L. Altemose Russell A. Bruno Mackenzie Carignan Amy E. Christensen Michael C. Floyd Sarah Sotomayor Gallo Nora Ganderson Kathern R. Gausche Rosario Bustillo Gilkes Christof Hammerli Phil M. Holzer John P. Kahne Kristopher M. Konefal Deborah S. Llewellyn Wyndal L. Mullins Bhavna P. Padhiar Randolph S. Pandis Betsy C. Parker Scott R. Slack Amy D. Smith
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Nicole M. Stevens Chad A. Sundermeyer Jennifer O. Tanacs Rose C. Violenes David Virgilio John A. Warner Abebi Wolfe
Mary A. Allcott Gwendolyn J. Almand Brandon J. Baker Lorna A. Borghese Jayson L. Caines Roger Thomas T. Cayetano Christopher P. Checke Pamela M. Colker Daniel H. Cuneo Stephen M. Dutzar Amanda Hammerli Suzanne Hiebert Craig H. Hodge Sean Hoover Jason E. Langdoc Gregory Lindsey Shawn Marinello Luana S. Martucci-De Paloma Cynthia H. McGee Brett J. McMullen Randolph S. Merrill Dexter C. Rouse Kimberly D. Sawchuk Erikka O. Schumacker Che A. Sturridge Fritz Tanis Shana A. Toth Carlos A. Valenzuela Jimmy D. Workman Jr.
Jennifer Aquino Jennifer D. Bernhart Mariah A. Bieber Beverly D. Bodine Katheryne M. Bond Allison E. Brock Kevin A. Carver Dennis M. Cassidy Sherrie Chambers Heather J. Connolly Jeffrey Dutra Valerie R. Ellis Michael Faxas Matthew D. Fleming Margaret E. Flint Deborah Folino Martine M. Friedman Frances T. Fuller Frederick J. Grable Jr. Jeffrey J. Grande Kelly Crawford Grande Jeanne K. Gregory Alan D. Harvill Margaret M. Huth Robert C.A. Kahns Thomas W. Loftus Cory C. Malatesta
Kathryn Meachum Robert J. Meguiar Craig N. Murray Frank F. Quaranda Jr. Sean T. Quigley Sarah Cochran Riedel Luke R. Rosa Joseph D. Rotman Darren A. Rubin William J Schaudt Eric S. Sidor Natalie Sidor Timothy J. Slamkowski Edith F. Stewart Michael A. Wills
Annika Abrahamsson Daniel J. Buchholtz Lori A. Cole Jason D. Connolly Lee A. Crouch III Edward L. Dalton III Edward M. Douglass Fernando J. Ferreira James P. Gaines Shauna T. Hagan Candace G. Hobbs Thomas R. Kolbe Richard N. Langton Robert E. Lee Yolanda Martinez Samuel R. Metott Mary Jade Moore Nancy Lynn Muggelberg Milan K. Patel Desiree N. H. Siegel Mary A. Slater Heather K. Spooner Jessica A. Thomas Wayne A. Ward Sherissa C. Williams Christopher D. Willman
Joel M. Belinc Nacole L. Bowersox Sarah E. Brownlee Gustavo A. Bustamante Eric R. Cowen Troy D. Del Valle Karen E. Demeria Babatola Durojaiye Stacy A. Estes Karen Anne Fisher Jeff R. Foxenberger Angela J. Gillisse Jeffrey L. Haning Harold N. Haynes Adrienne N. Helton Theresa K. Kihn David R. Knapp Cheryl Kwoka Jesse C. Landis Jeffrey M. Langmaid Amanda R. Milatz Sam S. Militello Jr.
Teresa M. Pergola Sebastian Roca Rebecca A. Russell Jenna W. Schebell Kimberly C. Stien Carol A. Tortarelli Miriam E. Weber Alison McHugh White Julia R. Wohlleber Andrew M. Zentmayer
Suzanne M. Bilicska Allison L. Box Ashley N. Boyer William J Bridgham Deaunqua L. Bryant Heather L. Currier Jennifer G. Del Valle Jason T. Dickey Jason M. Fandrich Christopher W. Frye Michael W. Gall Janice Hernandez Deanna L. Hutchins Ciarra J. Joyner Darren P. Klem Brian S. Krieger Kristin Leah Krusius Jody Lee Kupferberg Bradley Lanigan Jacqueline M. Lejeune Tristam W. Lynch Ginger A. Lynn Rawin Mahapaurya Lena H. Makurath Kelly A. McDermott Matthew C. Melanson Ronald G. Merrill Jr. Philip R. Murray Martina M. Newell James S. Pace Tressa J. Pedroff Kelley M. Purdy Walter E. Quigg Leigh Rittiner Diley Pedro R. Sanabria Gregg M. Schoppman Ryan C. Smith Cheronda V. Spann Kimberly A. Sperling Daniel A. Spooner John D. St. Louis Adam A. Stumpf Nancy L. Sturridge Lauretta C. Thomas Jasmine Velazquez Courtney J. Wheless Justin J. Wilson
Travis L. Abercrombie Andrew W. Albano Lindsay Ann Albright David M. Bohnsack Jessie E. Bowden Jessica M. Burns *Deceased
Kimberly A. Caplis Jaini V. Chhaya Shanda M. Clarke David A. Cohn Matthew B. Cooksey Teresa L. Dailey Amanda M. Devona Carly E. Fabian Kelly Falconer-Miller Michael P. Flood Jeffrey S. Gilreath James E. Hall Magnolia G. Hand Marquis B. Holley Lisa L. Hooten Melissa A. Hurley Mariana L. Iglesias Adam W. Jones April L. Jones Nora V. Jones Jamie L. Kahns Laura M. Kallmann Catherine P. Lee Phyllis T. Lubin Donald Todd Marrs Michael A. Migliorino Liza A. Mizel David A. Mosakowski Andrea W. Nunez Wendy J. Plant Eric F. Prazinko Raymond B. Quinones II Mark R. Rader Assad A. Raza Dean J. Ricca Andres Sandoval Rachel E. Semmons Adam D. Smith Deanna K. Stafford Kerrie A. Sweeney Kella M. Swift Lauren Sandra Thomas Carol A. Wells Timothy J. Wilga Susan A. Zartman
Gabriel F. Acosta Maureen E. Allen Charles P. Austin Todd J. Batik Gregory A. Bowdler Nathaniel Brault Nelson V. Brittingham Megan D. Bryant Beatrice N. Buckingham Monica M. Cook Elisabeth M. Daniel Arturo G. De La Fuente Judy A. De Leon Robert C. Dewey Allison G. Dingivan Howard N. Eaton Jamie L. Fox Danielle K. Giordanella Douglas L. Graham Kimberly A. Gramm Michael A. Guerrero *Deceased
Rochelle S. Guthrie Brandy L. Hanyak David C. Higgins Sheri A. Huelster Christopher T. Ignaut Kristina L. Justen Theodore K. Kladis Kristin A. Law Jessica S. Mack Rebecca E. Paone Margaret M. Peterson Amy C. Potter Tommie E. Rimes Jennifer L. Roche Maria A. Roman Laura M. Simon Scott A. Stern Bo D. Stith Devanshu Jitendra Swaly Angela E. Sykes Robert M. Valentine Jr. John F. Whalen Brenda L. Williams
Jamie K. Blessinger Casey P. Boudrot Stephenie A. Box Michelle N. Calez Gary R. Christensen Heather M. Dooley Jared Dotoli Tasheka E. Folkes Kyle Robert Franklin Erin L. Garcia Andrea L. Glatfelter Helen L. Harmon Amy B. Hart Bill R. Longstreth Minerva E. Martinez James S. McKean Sakshi Mehra Matthew D. Michini Chung Moon Kimberly E. Myers John E. Okenfus Joseph William Orsino Anthony A. Pinto Steven D. Scholz Ilene L. Strauss Jennifer M. Tarr Karen A. Thompson Lisa A. Vodola Robert J. Voege Meagan C. Wheeling Ileana Wilburg CPT Jamal Wilburg Jantzen N. Young
Aida Ahmic Jonathan A. Ash Karen T. Augustin Chad C. Bell Barbara G. Bertels Sabrina A. Brumant Sarah B. Carlson
Devon L. Carter Edward C. Casaletto Jr. Eric K. Clark Megan E. Coker Matthew J. Dawson Brian E. Devlin Delfina E. Diaz Cameron J. Diehl Dara M. Dimeler Candace K. Donnell Ashly W. Eikelberg Peyton F. Foster Valerie A. French Cindy J. Goldman Shannon Sue Grass Timothy J. Herrmann Micah T. Hoffman Timothy D. Husted Despina Kouimanis Adam P. Labonte Gina L. Lineberger Justin E. Lunde Zachary A. McGrath Taylor L. Meyers Meghann E. Mulbarger Michelle E. Norako Sara K. Peacock Gregory Pepitone James R. Polliard Jr. Charles G. Powell III Elizabeth A. Pytlik Frank J. Raccio Jr. Daniel J. Reynolds Tonia D. Richardson Dean A. Rooney Ricardo Rosario Eric D. Rossmeisl Justin P. Santa Cruz Anthony J. Scuotto Julianne Sederquest Keith G. Shevenell Ashley N. Smith Marvin P. Socha Laurie J. Staat Laura E. Strite Inna Sushchina Bethany K. Swigon Normand Tousignant Marissa R. Xinaropoulos William D. Yardley IV
Laura E. Alesi Caroline V. Avery Alfred A. Ayoub Brittany C. Bass Eric R. Beattie Kristen N. Benoit Anthony J. Bilotto Kathryn L. Bostick Emma J. Boyer Charlotte D. Brittain Lauren A. D’Acierno Meaghan E. Donlan Jennifer L. Endick Jessica A. Endick Shelley Ann George Marian T. Gilbert
Patience T. Green Nataliya E. Grygoryeva Priscila Hammett Vivian W. Hauck Jessica L. Hughes Elena I. Ivanova Joshua P. Jones Adam L. Kemp Daniel F. Knowles Garrett W. Komiskey Brett E. Kotcher Michael T. LaGrotta Tara J. Lemay Danielle E. Luckenbaugh Kyle P. Madden Rebecca W. Malone Paulo C. Martin-Vargas Andrew E. Mason Alison M. Mathe Natalie S. Mattox Iris D. McCrimmon Kyle J. Parks John W. Phifer Craig W. Plucinski Nicole I. Propp Carlo J. Quick Jessica R. Rainey Luisa A. Reid Rolando D. Rodriguez Jr. Patricia L. Rogers Andreas Schmitke Felicia A. Serano Annaliese E. Sergent Stephanie M. Siegel Carly B. Skubick Lindsay A. Staines Barbara A. Stubbs Johnna M. Tsangarinos Adrienne N. Turner Sarah H. Valentine Christopher Varnado Rita A. Waldo Todd J. Walters Emily E. Wanninger Robert W. Wunderlich Jr.
Natalie E. Adams Amanda M. Adas Lauren M. Bentz Katherine A. Sorrentino Adam J. Blattner UTjournal Fall 2012 71
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Keil L. Brinster Tanya C. Brunner Charles W. Cataldo Danielle L. Cohen Joshua D. Cook Devin J. Derenoncourt Janet C. D’Iorio Katherine Dobbins Victoria Doud Sabrina L. Drzal Stephanie L. Dutka Sally G. Eagleton Kourtney V. Eckert Krysta L. Felt Amanda R. Frush Tiffany N. Garcia Shannon C. Grippando Hani S. Haddad Jason Heffelmire Nathan David Herzfeld Nicole M. Hopkins Jonathan F. Howard Susan E. Johnson Jennifer E. Jones James F. Kirk Joshua J. Kratovil Laura A. Laboissonniere Jessica A Lack Thomas K. Lafferty Ethan A. Lewis Neil F. MacMillan Gertie W. Mallard-Teal Melissa L. Martin Jaclyn L. Mason Katherine T. Maxie Kathleen M. McGrath Mollie A. Miller Nicole D. Miranda Nathan Nandkishorelal Tamara K. Owens Lucy A. Parrish Justin T. Pecka Melissa L. Pelaez Sergio D. Perez Matthew S. Pugatch David A. Ramnarine Amber E. Rehman Shawn E. Rubin Tom Stango Gregory P. Tweedly Mariseli Vega David J. VerEecke Georgine Blum Wapinsky 72 UTjournal Fall 2012
Nicole L. Ackels Natalie Aguilar Anson S. Alexander Kent E. Allen Elisa M. Almeida Andrew W. Argue Timur Aydin Megan A. Bailey Kayla D. Bannister Beverly E. Barr Colleen R. Beaudoin David M. Berchem Christopher S. Bisson Christina M. Bonanno Chelsey M. Borden Sarah E. Braithwood Stephanie R. Branham Daniel J. Brown Michael G. Bucknor Viviana Cabral Melissa N. Capitano Mattheis W. Carley Seth Chaffin Jennifer M. Cintron Kyle D. Cohenour Nicole R. Corbly Tri Dang Lauren E. deBlasi Christopher P. DeCosimo Danielle M. Del Buono Noelle Echenique Etienne Echenique Tamal K. Elliott Jessica English Nancy A. Feliciano Benjamin R. Fishman Karen E. Garcia Miguel A. Garcia Brent D. Gassman Emily R. Ghosh Christine M. Goodwin Kylie D. Gross Lisa G. Guerin Robyn S. Hall Caroline E. Harvey Lonnie M. Haynes Rona-Denise F. Herds Benjamin J. Howley Kelsie N. Huth Sofia A. Inkapool Michael J. Janusko Lars N. Johnson Evan T. Jones Perri J. Landsberg Daniel M. Lavigna Ronald C. Licata Jose L. Lopez Emilie C. Lorden Christopher C. Lykes Shannon M. Mahoney Tromoui A. Malone Melody M. Mansour Cara J. Marzilli Joseph M. McKenna
Mary C. McNally Phil A. Michaels Alexander T. Miles Kyle R. Mitchell Caitlyn A. Mitryk Marissa M. Mumford Todd J. Murgo Patrick J. Murray Carolyn J. Murtha Jessica L. Ocasio Pamela D. Papish Brooke O. Pawlak Aaron A. Pawlowski Nicholas S. Peterson Lloyd J. Pimentel Brittny S. Quinn Rikki R. Radkay Jason G. Raphael Domenick P. Reina II Robert E. Haughey Marianna Russo Lillie D. Samuels Cara J. Schleper Elizabeth A. Schoepp Michael R. Seitzler Andrew M. Smith Linda A. Sustakoski Clifton J. Tressler Summer R. Turner Heather X. VanLandingham Albert K. Watson Nicole M. Weiss William T. Whale Patrick C. Wheeler Tanner A. White Tracy M. Wiles Paige H. Williams Scott Woodbury Stewart Ebru Yilmaz
Ryan J. Barlieb Alexander J. Bass Chase R. Bonar Emily E. Brock Jose J. Burgos Lauren P. Byrne Jennifer J. Caputo Ivan Sene Do Carmo Tracey M. Carter Moises Chavez Robert Comella Daniel J. Condello Gene W. Coon Tamara A. Cremeens Christina M. Cusati Gregory D. Darby David Paul DiCicco Daniel T. Eber Amanda T. Erfourth Daniesha C. Estrill Charles N. Fallon Alexandra R. Flando Francheska N. Flores Andrea E. Fornaro Daniella M. Fusari Sam Gerb James P. Giles
Ricki J. Goldsmith Matthew D. Gould Conrad M. Grissom Jacob G. Halusic Michael B. Hannon Stephanie A. Herndon Mary E. Hillery Mark B. Himelman Neasha C. Hodge Brittany A. Immenhausen Sara P. Inkapool Terrance S. Jagrup Ross W. Kannenberg Amy E. Kerr Kristine M. King Morgan A. King Jenna M. Kinosh Adam T. Lazarus Zoe M LeCain Andrea M. Lewis John G. Linus William A. Long Amanda L. Mason Christopher M. McCarthy Jenna L. McMahon John P. Meacham Ben Mills Elizabeth B. Mills Meagan L. Nagy Stephen L. Padgett Ana B. Penaherrera Desire-Nicole Perry Katie E. Piperata Nathalia V. Pirela Sharon L. Plummer Carlos N. Ramos Marisol Rivera Akira L. Robinson Rachel B. Rosen Jenine A. Rossington Kyle J. Roy Antonio N. Salimbene Dana R. Schwartz Stephen A. Shinsky Konstantinos Stoilas Megan A. Taylor Stephanie D. Theiss Ilmarys Torres Katrina Toth Laura J. Travieso Riley W. Walker Scott C. Wellington Gary T. White Tomy L. Wilkerson Adam J. Willis Shana A. Wilson Craig S. Wright
Marisa Acerra Giselle Y. Aguilar Glenne E. Bachman Erin R. Bailey Ashley M. Bokshan Kendra L. Cope Megan L. Dentel Donna Douglas Casey L. Duffy *Deceased
Koryna D. Felt Aaron M. Fox Stephen K. Godbee Quentin B. Johnson Lyndi Flavian Jordan Allison M. Kraus Kelsey Ladd Kellie A. O’Kunewicz Kristy L. Pechilis Elizabeth Pichette Mark G. Platau Abbey M. Ray Katherine A. Renner Jenna M. Scinta Heli M. Shild Alexandra M. Smith Jessica L. Smith Kallie L. Smith Devin K. Sullivan Courtney C. Tipton Kaitlin C. Toumey Jennifer Velandia Francie G. Watson Griffeth I. Whitehurst Damian B. Wingate Stephanie N. Yeager Briana J. Zupko UT ENDOWMENTS The University of Tampa gratefully acknowledges the individuals, corporations and foundations that have established an endowment. They have been instrumental in securing the University’s future. New endowed scholarships begin with a commitment of $50,000 or more. Anonymous Jane and Sid Allen Endowed Athletic Scholarship Alfredo Antonini Endowed Music Award Athletic Director’s Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Larry Marfise Kyle and Michele Bailey Endowed Scholarship R. K. Bailey Endowed Scholarship Sam Bailey Endowed Athletic Scholarship Bank of America Endowed Scholarship Edna McDuffie Barritt Endowed Scholarship Lillian K. Bassler Endowed Scholarship (ROTC) Beck Endowed Scholarship for Athletics Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Endowed Nursing Scholarship Board of Counselors Endowed Scholarship Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship Board of Trustees 75th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship *Deceased
Dr. J. Bohren Endowed Scholarship Borrell Family Endowed Scholarship Borrell Family Endowed Scholarship for Athletics Lydia Briggs Endowed Tennis Scholarship Bright House Network Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students William G. and Sarah E. Brorein Endowed Scholarship Fund Robert and Aida Calafell Endowed Scholarship Robert & Aida Calafell Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship Xavier F. Cannella Sr. Endowed Scholarship Doyle E. and Nell R. Carlton Endowed Scholarship William J. Carter Endowed Award Barbara E. Casey Memorial Endowed Scholarship The Chiselers Inc. Endowed Scholarship Fund Clarence Clark-Clearwater Power Squadron Endowed Scholarship (Marine Science) Class of 1992 Endowed Scholarship Class of 2002 Endowed Scholarship Class of 2010 Endowed Scholarship Class of 2012 Endowed Scholarship Bob Cook Memorial Endowed Scholarship W. Hampton Copeland Jr. Endowed Scholarship (Business) A. L. Cuesta Jr. Endowed Scholarship Paul and Georgia Danahy Endowed Scholarship Fund Helen A. Davis Memorial Endowed Scholarship Dr. David Delo Science Endowed Scholarship Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Dervaes Sr. and Family Endowed Scholarship Paul N. Dervaes-Celeste Dervaes Whitehead Endowed Scholarship Julia I. Dickenson Endowed Scholarship (Lineal descendants of Confederate veterans) Darin Donahue Endowed Scholarship (Tennis) G. Paul Dorfmuller Endowed Art Scholarship Maureen A. Rorech Dunkel (General Endowment) William L. Edwards Endowed Veterans Scholarship Charles T. and Carol A. Eldredge Endowed Scholarship Sam Ellison/Beck Endowed Scholarship for Athletics David A. and Mary Irene Falk Memorial Fund Endowed University Scholar The Reverend Andrew Jackson Ferrell Sr. and Sarah A. Ferrell Memorial Endowed Scholarship Tom Fitzgerald Endowed Soccer Scholarship
Julia and Sam Flom Endowed Nursing Scholarship Sherman B. Forbes Endowed Scholarship Fund Jack Foster Memorial Endowed Scholarship Ali and Augustina Garba Endowed Scholarship Dr. Curtis Gilgash Memorial Endowed Scholarship (Psychology) Charles E. Goulding Jr. and Germaine Goulding Endowed Chemistry Scholarship Charles E. Goulding Jr. and Germaine Goulding Pamunkey Indian Endowed Scholarship Anne Graham Memorial Endowed Scholarship G. R. Griffin Endowed Scholarship J.A. Griffin Jr. Endowed Scholarship Hardin Construction Endowed Scholarship John L. and Margaret Harrell Endowed Scholarship Fund (Minority Students) William Randolph Hearst Foundation Endowed Scholarship for African American and Hispanic Students Margaret Sweeten Henderson Donaghay Founders Endowed Scholarship (Nursing) Jane Hughey Hewit Memorial Endowed Scholarship Nash Higgins “Rat Hole Gang” Endowed Athletic Scholarship Fred L. and Betty W. Hogan Endowed Scholarship Fund Holton-Enlow Endowed Scholarship (Honors) Phil M. and Caroline Holzer Endowment Fund Hoover International Endowed Scholarship Houghton General Endowment Jeffrey House Endowed Scholarship Humana Foundation Endowed Nursing Scholarship The Jacarlene Foundation Endowed Scholarship Sally and Jack Jenkins Music Service Endowed Award Helen Drysdale Jones Endowed Scholarship Gloria and Walter Kazor Endowed Music Scholarship Richard Keating Endowed Scholarship James M. Kelly Memorial Endowed Scholarship Kessler-Wittcoff Endowed Scholarship Peter O. and Girlie Knight Endowed Florida Scholarship Douglas Kozar Memorial Endowed Scholarship The Jack Larrison Endowed Scholarship Fund Dr. C. Herbert Laub Endowed History Award
Marian E. Learey Endowed Memorial Award (Continuing Studies) Richard and Susan Leisner Endowed Scholarship William D. Leith Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Arts and Letters William D. Leith Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Natural and Health Sciences William D. Leith Endowed Scholarship Fund for the College of Social Sciences, Math and Education William D. Leith Endowed Dean’s Fund for the College of Arts and Letters William D. Leith Endowed Dean’s Fund for the College of Natural and Health Sciences William D. Leith Endowed Dean’s Fund for the College of Social Sciences, Math and Education William D. Leith Endowed Provost Fund J. Lindenmeyer Political Science Endowed Award Sumter L. Lowry Freedom Endowed Award (ROTC) MacKinnon Family Endowed Scholarship James and Elizabeth MacLeod Endowed Scholarship Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council Endowed Scholarship MBAA Endowed Scholarship Dr. Sue Gordon McCord Endowed Memorial Award K. I. McKay Endowed Scholarship Mary Matilda McKay Endowed Scholarship Eugene H. McNichols Endowed Nursing Scholarship Meachum/Walker Family Endowed Scholarship for Academic Excellence Merchants Association Endowed Scholarship Fund Merchants Association Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Richard C. Swirbul
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James D. Milligan Endowed Scholarship (Transfer Students) LTG Harold G. Moore Endowed Award Clifford R. Mott and Mary Cribb Mott Endowed Book Fund Clifford R. Mott and Mary Cribb Mott Endowed Scholarship Fund The Naimoli Family Endowed Scholarship for Baseball The Naimoli Family Endowed Scholarship for Softball Dr. Elwood C. Nance Freshman Endowed Scholarship Gary Nix Memorial Endowed Award Paul D. O’Donnell Memorial Endowed Scholarship (Business) Lisa Pauchey Memorial Endowed Scholarship Award (ROTC) Art Pepin Golf Endowed Scholarship The Polish Heritage Endowed Scholarship (Polish descent) Fred E. and Jeanette Pollock Endowed Award President’s Leadership Fellows Program Endowed Scholarship Philip Quinn Endowed Education Abroad Award RBK Architects Endowed Scholarship Austin and Arline Rising Scholarship (Business) The Royal Krewe of Sparta Endowed Scholarship for Student Athletes Bob Ruday Endowed Award for Ethical Leadership Ralph Russo Memorial Endowed Scholarship William J. “Big” Sammis Endowed Scholarship Samson Scholars Endowed Scholarship The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Dan and Lisa Almendares The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Dr. William Anton The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Stephen J. Barger, General Manager, Ed Morse Cadillac The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of
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Simon Canasi, Second Foundation President The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Henry Fernandez, First Foundation President The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Bernardus Geradts The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Joe C. Granda, UT Alumnus of 1950 The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Hernan Leon, Third Foundation President The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Joseph R. Lopez, UT Alumnus of 1953 The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Richard A. Nimphie The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Joe Petrillo, AutoNation Market President Florida Region The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Paul J. Sierra, Past Foundation President The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Chris Trotti, General Manager, Lexus of Tampa Bay The Sant’Yago Education Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Scott Zykoski, Millennium Bank Saunders Foundation Endowed Scholarship Fund The Joseph and Linda Sclafani Endowed Psychology Student Research Scholarship Ernest C. Segundo Sr. and Connie Felicione Segundo Endowed Presidential Scholarship T. Terrell and Neva S. Sessums Endowed Scholarship Fund John Edgar Sheridan Jr. Endowed Continuing Education Scholarship Frank and Allene Smid Endowed Educational Scholarship Freddie Solomon Endowed Scholarship for Athletics Bill and Barbara Starkey Endowed Teaching Scholarship Jerome Taylor Endowed Scholarship Rick and Sandy Thomas Endowed Scholarship Lloyd G. and Jeannette C. Tingwall Endowed Scholarship UT Endowed Athletic Training Scholarship UT National Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship UT Tampa Bay Alumni Chapter Endowed Scholarship (formally the Tampa Alpha Memorial Scholarship)
UT Women’s Club Endowed Scholarship Glenn Waddell Endowed Scholarship Mary G. Wade Endowed Scholarship T.E. Wade Family Endowed Scholarship Marcella and Bob Wallace Endowed Scholarship John B. and Michéal West Endowed Scholarship Morris Edward White Endowed Scholarship (Pre-Law) Joe and Vilma Zalupski Endowed Scholarship Fund Endowed Centers, Chairs, INSTITUTES AND PROGRAMS Bailey Student Investment Fund Gordon and Patricia Campbell Endowed Chair for Religious Studies Tammis Day Endowed Program for The University of Tampa Press Walter R. Faries Memorial Endowed Book Fund Max H. Hollingsworth Chair of American Enterprise Max and Ivy Hollingsworth Project Development and Innovation Endowed Program Fund Karl Kreher Memorial Endowed Program (Economics and Business) Krusen Graduate Studies Endowed Program Judith M. Mandt Visiting Writers Endowed Program Naimoli Endowed Institute for Strategic Analysis Walter Smith Pierce Graduate Studies Endowed Program Anita Claire Scharf Endowed Program John H. Sykes Endowed Center for Ethics TECO Energy Endowed Center for Leadership James Walter Endowed Chair for Entrepreneurship John B. and Michéal West Endowment for Entrepreneurship John B. and Michéal West Endowment for Faith and Values
MATCHING GIFT PROGRAM COMPANIES AT&T Foundation Matching Gifts Program Bank of America Matching Gifts Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Caterpillar Foundation The Coca-Cola Foundation Darden Restaurants Inc. Foundation Graybar Foundation
Ybor Foundation in Memory of Don Vicente Martinez-Ybor Endowed Program CORPORATE AND Foundation GIFTS Anonymous (4) 908 Development Group ABS Printing ADB Landscaping Materials Inc. AT&T Foundation Matching Gift AT&T Real Yellow Pages Absolute Investment and Realty Services The Air Products Foundation Alfred N. and Rose Schiff Family Endowment Fund All American Containers Alliant Partners LLC Barry M. Alpert and Judith Alpert and Family Fund Amscot Financial and the MacKechnie Family Arnone, Lowth, Wilson and Leibowitz Inc. Atlantic Medical Specialities/Jack and Paula Crowley Avis B&N Campus Booksellers Baby Rock Apparel Inc. Bailey Family Foundation/Kyle and Michele Bailey Bank of America Bank of America Matching Gifts The Bank of Tampa Barnes Enterprises/Robert M. Rankfalla Bayshore Technologies Inc. BECK Be Mac Services Inc. Benefit Enrollment Services Inc./ John Schneider BNY Mellon Wealth Management Borrell Family Foundation Inc./ Mr. Anthony J. Borrell Jr. Boston Financial Group Boston Asset Management Bright House Networks Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Britton & Associates Broadrick Family Foundation
IBM International Foundation JPMorgan Chase Foundation Merck Partnership for Giving MetLife Foundation PPG Industries Foundation Prudential Foundation Raytheon Company Sprint Foundation Travelers Foundation USAA Matching Gift Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation Verizon Foundation
Brown & Brown Insurance Inc. Brusports Inc. James R. Burris Construction Company Inc. Buyers Resource of Gasparilla C & H Properties Inc. CBIZ Kirkland, Russ, Murphy and Tapp CLF Consulting Inc. CLW Real Estate Services Group/Mr. Douglas Rothschild Carlton Fields/Ms. Kathleen McLeroy Betty and Phillip Casey Family Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Caterpillar Foundation Ciminelli Real Estate Services of FL Citigroup of Tampa The City of Tampa Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Council Clearview Communications Inc. Lois Greenwald Cohen Family Philanthropic Fund Colleges of Central Florida Career Consortium Columbia Food Service Inc. Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Connection Ally Inc. Corporate Real Estate Inc./Thomas E. Feaston Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Tampa F and J Crawford Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Crossroads Construction Co./ Mr. David Tavlin Crowe Horwath LLP Crowne Plaza Tampa West Shore Cummings Insurance Inc. The Danahy Fiction Prize within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Dance Ferrentino Deris Pharmacy Design Styles Inc. The Dickman Educational Foundation Drive 4 U/James and Linda Osborne Debbie Lundberg Life & Business Eagle River One 2000 Inc./Ronald Goeddaeus eClinicMD LLC Elements/Karen McKinney Emerald Engineering Inc. EMI Industries/Alan Harvill Escot Bus Lines LLC Exelon/Charles Powell III The David A. and Mary Irene Falk Memorial Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Harvey’s Electric Company Inc. Financial Executives International Ferreri Search LLC Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund First Class Coach/Martz Group First Command Educational Foundation/Jim Petersen Freel & Stringer Financial Services Inc. Friedrich Watkins of Tampa LLC *Deceased
G.P. Music Inc./Lorrie and Gary Puckett Gasparilla Distance Classic/ Ms. Susan Harmeling Genesis Diversified Services Glenn, Rasmussen, Fogarty and Hooker/Michael Hooker Global Financial Partners Goldman Sachs Matching Gift Program Graybar Foundation Gregory, Sharer and Stuart Certified Public Accountants Griffin Service Corporation Grimaldi Commercial Realty Corp. HCP Associates Inc. HHS Rowing Club Inc. HMRTLLC HXP and Associates Inc. Hardeman Landscape Nursery Inc./ Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Hardeman Harry E. Teasley Jr. Foundation Harvard Jolly Architecture Christopher and Tayna Hawkins Helios Education Foundation Heritage Bank of Florida Hill Ward Henderson Hillsborough Education Foundation Inc. Hillsborough River Realty Corp./ Mr. John J. Avlon Houghton Mifflin Matching Gift Program Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel Hyatt Regency Tampa Downtown IFL LLC Incredible Events Island Pest Control/John C. Kaiser J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation Jewish Federation of Baltimore JGR Funeral Services Inc. Richard F. Keating Charitable Gift Fund Keene Veterinary Hospital LLC David C.G. Kerr Memorial Fund within the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay Kobel Family Foundation Fund Kootz and Associates PLLC L&J Properties of Tampa Bay, LLC/ Larry and Jean Mills L C Insurance Group, LLC Las Damas de Arte Inc. Lavandera Electric Co. Leon Egozi & Associates PA/ Leon Egozi Leonelli & Vicario Ltd. Levy Awards & Promotions LexisNexis Cares Lightning City Gymnastics Inc. Lindsey Consulting and Management Inc. Louis A. Zarlenga and Associates Lowry Murphey Family Foundation LRP Associates LLC Macquarie Group Foundation Major Properties LLC Manhattan Kraft Construction Marriott Courtyard Westshore Martucci & Degiulio P.A. Master Consulting Engineers Inc.
Max Ida Fred and Marji Strauss Foundation The Joy McCann Foundation McNichols Company Merchants Association of Florida Inc. Merck Partnership for Giving Merrill Lynch/Thomas A. Meachum ’81, MBA ‘93 MetLife Foundation Metropolitan Architects & Planners Inc. Microsoft Matching Gifts Program Midocean US Advisor/Don DeFosset Mills & Associates Inc. Monroe E. and Suzette M. Berkman Foundation Inc. Morgan Stanley care of Cybergrants Inc. The Musante Family Foundation The National Christian Foundation National Services Management Inc. Net Media LLC Network Dynamics Inc./Peter J. Cammick The New York Yankees Tampa Foundation Inc. Nielsen Co. NJR Foundation/Neil J. Rauenhorst North American Office Solutions Inc. North Shore Imports LLC/Wolfgang and Dolores Walcker North Star Bank Novo Nordsik Matching Gift Program Numara Software Inc. Oliva Tobacco Company/Mr. John Oliva OneTouch Direct LLC The Oros Group LLC Outback Bowl Pachyderm Marketing Corporation/ Pat and John Wolfe Palmetto Hospitality of Ybor LLC Pepin Distributing Company/Mr. Bill G. Gieseking Pepsi Bottling Group PepsiCo Foundation Peter Brown Construction Inc. Pilot Bank/Chris D. Willman PJNC LLC/Ellen and Paul Criscione PNC Bank PNC Foundation Potomac Land Company Powers and Company Inc. Premier Eye Care of Florida LLC/ Lorna Taylor Prida Guida & Company, P.A./ Mr. Lou Prida ProRehab East Inc. Prodigy Flooring Inc. Prometheus Partners Prosport Management Inc. Prudential Foundation Publix Super Markets Charities Inc. R. R. Construction Corporation Raytheon Company RBC Capital Markets LLC Real Estate Appraisal Solutions Reason Medical LLC Redding Consulting Inc. Reel Nice-N-Easy LLC
Reeves Import Motorcars Regions Associate Matching Gifts Program Regions Bank Rivard Buick, GMC/Mr. and Mrs. Roger Rivard RJC Inc. DBA Five Star Pizza RLJ Lodging II REIT Sub. Inc. Robert L. Fornaro Family Fund Roche Surety Inc. The Richard Rudolph and Franci Rudolph Fund S&S Craftsmen Inc. Safety Harbor Public Library San Francisco Forty Niners 49ers LTD Sant’Yago Education Foundation Inc./ Dr. O. Rex Damron The Saunders Foundation Alfred N. and Rose W. Schiff Family Endowment Fund Sew Fast Inc. Sheraton Riverwalk Tampa Hotel Shilling Contracting Inc. Shumake Architecture, PA and Robert C. Shumake Smith & Associates Realtors Inc. Sodexo Campus Services, Facilities Specialized Property Services Inc. Sports Club of Tampa Bay Sprint Foundation Stanley Martin Commercial Inc. Starboard Group of Tampa LLC State Vacuum of Tampa Inc. Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff and Sitterson PA Stellar Partners Inc. David A. Straz Jr. Foundation Chris T. Sullivan Foundation SunTrust Bank Suncoast Schools F.C.U. Susan B. DeSimone Agency Inc. T. Rowe Price Associates Foundation Inc. Tactile Signage Inc. Taggart Properties Inc. Tampa Armature Works Inc. Tampa Athletic Club Inc. Tampa Bay Advertising Federation Inc.
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O P F Tampa Bay Business Journal Tampa Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc. Tampa Greyhound Track Tampa Woman’s Club TD Bank N.A. Techawk Telephony Partners LLC/Joshua Anderson Thomas Financial Group Timothy W. Jay Fund/Woody and Kathy Jay TLC Engineering for Architecture TMS of Brevard Inc. Tom and Kathy Shannon Family Foundation Tomlin Staffing Services Tri-Four Properties LLC TRUIST TWOADAYS LLC/John Lopez USAA Foundation/USAA Tampa United Health Care Services Inc. United Way of Tampa Bay Universal Screen Graphics Inc. University Sports Publication Co Unlimited Air Conditioning Van Der Beck Investments LLC Verizon Foundation VoltAir Consulting Engineers The Walter Foundation Wells Fargo Werner-Donaldson Moving West Coast Van Rental/Clearwater White Sales Company Inc. William A. Gregory Jr. Foundation The William W. Spruance Foundation Winkler Treger and Associates LLC Winner GK Inc. Woodroffe Corporation Architects The Write Impression Xcira, Inc./Nancy Rabenold The Yerrid Foundation Inc. Z F D Inc/Bruce Meltzer Zeno Office Solutions Zoom Tan Inc. PARENT AND FORMER PARENT DONORS Anonymous (7) Keith and Karen Aaron Sally Abell Marisa Acerra 76 UTjournal Fall 2012
Neil and Elizabeth Acri George and Maria Adams Mark and Vivian Adams Virginia and Andrew Adelson George and Lori Agnelli Frank Agueros Jr. Soon-Hui Ahn Sidney and Mary Allagood Robin and Scott Alton Mr. and Mrs. Armand Amato Thomas and Celeste Amberger Richard and Lynn Amicucci Deborah Anderson Dylan and Carol Anderson Jerry and Beverly Anderson Kelly and Jarl Anerud Peteris and Candace Anuzis Ralph and Ann Apicella Alan and Kerry Appelbaum Mrs. Robert G. Armstrong Glenn and Paula Asaff Jonathan Ash Martha and Barry Ash Anne Aslan Gregg Bachman and Sherrie Teddy Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Bagley Jr. Brad, Kathy, Megan and Matthew Bailey James and Gwen Bailey Mr. and Mrs. M. Bak Bryan Baldwin James and Terrie Baldwin Jeff and Patricia Ballering Walter and Olga Baquero-Lima Schezy and Steve Barbas Pearline Barclay-McCutchen Don and Kathy Bari Marivic Barone John and Christine Barry James and Patricia Baumann Andrew and Barbara Bazil Tyrone and Elizabeth Bearden Colleen Beaudoin Areti Becka John Beckett Jeffrey and Kimberlee Beecham Manuel and Elisa Beiro Mark and Lorrie Belanger Mr. and Mrs. Vahit Belli Lowell and Winsome Bennett-Maxwell David M. Berchem Aaron and Patrice Berg Larry and Joyce Bergere Bruce Berkowitz and Jane Elkis Berkowitz Mr. and Mrs. Leo B. Berman Richard and Denise Bero Jose Berrios and Virnaliz Mendez Jim Bessette Glanard and Lucretzia Biddle Ward and Chris Billhartz David and Debra Bilodeau Edward and Laurie Bishop Edward and Doreen Bistany Ron and Gladys Black Steven and Laura Black Bin and Valerie Blackwood Mr. G. Robert Blanchard Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Rafael Blanco
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Blandford Mrs. Jamie K. Blessinger David and Deborah Block Robert and Kelley Boatwright Brian and Karen Bogart Scott and Mary Bolenbaugh Maria and John Bonlarron Kevin and Candy Bonner Wayne A. Borden Jane Borgerhoff Paulette Borruso Susan Boruch-Birsic Patricia Bosco Lisa Bostick Frank and Patricia Braga Mr. and Mrs. Brancaccio Andrew and Julie Breslow Bob and Judy Brett Dan and Kathy Price Karen Broderick Mr. Walter T. Bromfield Paul and Julie Brooks Cindy Matlock Brown Randall and Victoria Brown James and Anne Browne Robert and Donna Brunner Edward and Donna Bruno Robert and Lorri Bruns Dr. and Mrs. Peter Brust Mr. Larry W. Bryant Linda Bryskiewicz Nancy Buchman John and Karen Buckley Melissa and Brian R. Budd Rus Budde Keith and Marilynne Budden Gordon Bugbee and Mary Zwirner Sarah Bulger Michael and Mary Burns Christopher and Laura Burrei Joanne Burwell Dr. Maureen G. Butler Ralph and Anita Byer Maryann Cailia-Lehane Peter and Vivian Cammick Mark and Karen Cangiano Patricia Cappy Christopher and Julie Capsambelis Michael and Kathy Caputo James and Mary Carballal Robert and Christie Caropino Kyle M. Carter Rudolph and Kimberly Carter Michael and Cynthia Casey David and Nancy Cassidy Eddy and Nilsa Castellar Brian and Teresa Cates Gary and Carolyn Cebula James and Lisa Chamberlain Robert and Wendy Chambers Frances Fenn Chancey and Richard Koski Henry Chodosh Gerald and Dara Christensen Tim and Mary Lou Christy Samuel and Debra Cicero Robert and Donna Ciolino Alan and Susan Citron Col. and Mrs. Brendan G. Clare
Kit and Liza Clark Dr. and Mrs. Edward F. Cloutier Bobbie and David Cobbs Mr. Norman W. Cogswell Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Coker Jr. Allen and Elizabeth Coleman Gail A. Coleman Shirley Collazo Mr. Joe M. Collera Jr. Martin and Linda Collins Daniel J. Condello Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Connelly Cynthia Connors Bonnie H. Cooke Barbara Corea Tiffany Corrada Lawrence and Penny Covelli John and Judith Cox Nelson and Celene Crance Perpetua Cranston Michael Crawford Donald and Elaine Crowley Chareice Cunningham Kim Curry Peter and Kathryn Cushing David and Cindy Cwalina Danny and Pamela DaDabbo Damato Family Robert and Stephanie Daubar Darlene Davenport Joseph and Denise Davidowitch Anne Davis Christopher and Stacia Davis Gary and Tracy Davis John Day and Darla Max William Dean Michael and Vivian Deane Ron and Kathy Deau Jim DeChesare Robert F. Dedrick Lawrence and Lisa DeLibero Lynne A. Delisle and Family Francesca Destefanis Damon and Laura DeSue Edward and Francine Detmer Dana and Joelle Devine Dave and Linda Devine Scott and Danielle Dewalt Eric and Bonnie Diamond Jonathan Diaz Mark and Darby Dickerson Stephen F. and Marsha Dickey Edward and Krista Dickson Ron and Jane DiCola Sam and Kathryn Diedwards Joseph and Leslie DiFiglio Roy DiMartino Douglas and Ruth Dinzik Virginia Dixon-Wood Lee and Melanie Dombrowski Malcolm and Marianne Donaldson Eileen Donegan John Donia Ronald and Lisa Donohoe Alva N. Dopking Jr. Paul and Christine Dose Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Doss Daniel Dotterweich Paul Dougherty
Paul and Cindi Dresselhaus Lawrence and Amy Dresser Douglas and Frances Drew William and Debra Dring Bob and Irene Duccilli Monte and Dawn Duet Douglas and Anne Duffert Pat and Diane Duffy Christopher and Helen Dugan George and Nermine Duncan Mr. and Mrs. James B. Dunn Robert and Judith Dwyer Avis and Gregory Dyson Beth B. Eagleton Gary and Ellen Edes Fidelma Edokpa John and Jennifer Edwards Tom and Mary Ehrmann Mr. Clyde B. Eisenberg Anne Elfant John and Lois Ellis Kenneth and Brendalee Ellis Bruce Emerson Rolando Emmanuelli and Rosa Gutiérrez Rene and Ada Escamilla Antonio Esposito and Concepcion Glenn and Catherine Evans John and Caroline Ewing Edwina Fargo Thomas and Maria Farrell Ben and Patricia Favaloro Michael and Barbara Feld Ed and Barb Fenby Donald and Cynthia Ferguson Owen and Kim Figgles Richard and Linda Fiore Russell, Maureen and Devon Firesinger Gina Firth Joseph and Barbara Fitzpatrick Mr. and Mrs. John Fitzsimmons Sylvia Fleishman Gary and Lucy Fleming Andrew and Janice Flood Paul and Christine Foley Andrea Fornaro Pamela and George Fox Mrs. Luella F. Franqui H. Max Fricker Bruce K. Friesen Mr. Jerome Fulton James and Laurie Fusaro Diana Hoover Gabay Clifford and Lori Gabel Jimmie and Audrey Gaines Alessandro and Pamela Gallina Eugene and Eileen Gambel Matthew and Cynthia Gantick Mrs. Belinda Urso Garcia Mr. and Mrs. Jorge J. Garcia Alan and Marcia Gassman The Gatling Family Al and Linda Gehres Debra Geiger Tom and Sandi Geller Thomas and Kathleen Genova Debra Gerbec Farzad and Julia Ghorbi
Dominic and Jennifer Gibson Mr. and Mrs. James Giles John Gilhart The Gill Family Gary Lee Glatfelter Jeffrey and Susan Glatter Charles Goggins Peter and Diane Goldfeder Ronnie and Joel Goldsmith Luis and Paula Gomes Neville and Rebecca Gonsalves Nina Goodick Alan and Jennifer Gordon Linda and Stanley Gordon Brian and Jodi Gould Mark Granoff and Lisa Zwirn Roma and Robert Grant Deborah Gray Darlene Mortellaro Greco Patrice T. B. Green George and Linda Greene James and Toni Greer Jeffrey Gregory and Jodie Johnson-Micks Mark and Tina Grennan Mr. Shannon Curtis Grippando Timothy D. Groth David and Bonnie Grubb Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Guidetti Robert and Claudia Guynn William and Maureen Haff Sheila and Paul Hagan Mike and Linda Hale Kevin and Deborah Hallinan Paul and Debra Halper William and Patricia Hambley Elisa Hamilton Daniel and Wendy Haney Fred and Lisa Hannon James and Catherine Hanskutt Douglas and Linda Hardy George and Catherine Hargenrader Frank and Patti Harris Steven and Ana Harris Mrs. Cindy Harrison Eileen Hartley Caroline Harvey Tema and Wesley Hauser Trevor and Bridget Havard Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hayes Mark and Carla Haynes Sheldon and Jennifer Heath David and Cynthia Heintz Karen Heitzmann William and Karin Hendricks Jesse and Elaine Hernandez Herrera Family Sean and Jean Higgins Timothy and Lisa Higgins Gwen M. Hirsch Keith and Cheryl Hitzke Barry Hoferkamp Mark and Theresa Holden Joseph Hooker Bruce and Margaret Howe Benjamin Jay Howley Dave and Lorie Hubbard Ms. Carol-Ann Hudson Harold and Lori Hulle
James and Laura Humphrey Jeff and Margaret Hunsberger Anthony and Denise Hutchinson Mark and Andrea Hyssong Theodore and Martine Isabel Dr. David Clark Isele Sam and Rachel Itani Ronald and Laurin Jacobson Keith and Ingrid Jacobus Jason James and Cheryl Ruzich Thomas and Karen James Stuart and Kathleen James Michael and Susan Jarosh Dr. and Mrs. Michael G. Jeffries Henry and Shirley Johnson Peter and Gail Johnson Richard and Mary Ann Johnson Michael and Mary Joss Patrick and Mary Judge Stephen and Jennifer Jurnigan Joseph and Colleen Justin Peter and Sallie Kahler Timothy and Terell A. Kaiser Richard and Patricia Kampf Alan and Nancy Kaplan David and Jane Karangu Timothy E. Kavanagh Glenn and Rachel Keenan Daniel Keitel Tom and Vicki Kelleher Catherine Kelley Robert and Tamara Kelley Dennis and Karla Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Kent David and Victoria Kerr Chnan Khu and Monica Lyton John and Mary Hellen Kiley Mark and Renee Kimmel Bill and Maura Kinane Bruce and Dawn King Camille King Jeffrey King and Audrey Albert-King Fred and Carol Klingbeil Eyvonne Klink Charles and Lynn Knox Susan Kohler John and Jane Koniszewski Drew and Stephanie Krapf Daniel and Katherine Kraus David and Karol Krause Michael Kuczynski and Deborah Mills Gregory and Amy Kuebler Wendy and Philip LaMacchia Steven and Robin LaMonte Kathy and Tony Laferrera David Landry Richard and Linda Landry Michael and Lori Landsberg Lewis Lang Alan and Mary Lash Reynald and Mary Latortue Susan Lauf John and Jane Laursen Duncan and Carrie Law Ms. Janice Law Francis and Laura Lawrence Anita S. Lawson Timothy and Elizabeth Leahy Lynan and Mike Leding
Paul Lee J Lehrbaum Sharon Leibovitz and Ed Gomez Craig Leipold and Helen Johnson-Leipold Donald and Darlene Leithauser The LeMarquand Family Barry and Elizabeth Lemrow June and Dan Lenzo Steve and Lynn Leondis Mrs. Connie J. Leow Eric and Linda Lerner Leslie and Michael Lettera George and Patricia LeVan Wally and Eileen Levonowich Andrew and Toni Lewis Anthony and Candie Lewis Debra and Dale Lewis Karen and David Liberman Joseph and Pamela Licata Luis A. Linares Kenneth and Debbie Lindenbaum Richard and Joann Lockard Christopher Logan Holly Logan Stephen and Elizabeth Lonergan Daphne Lopez Enriqueta Lopez Ivette Lopez Emilie C. Lorden MV Loren Tim and Lorraine Loring Dominick and Patricia Lorusso Josh and Lisa Love Stewart and Stacy Loveland David and Maureen Lovell Dr. Brent and Amy Lovett Tinamarie Lowe Matthew and Angela Lubawy Edward and Deborah Luber Christopher and Dawn Lupino Mr. and Mrs. Steven F. Lux Edmund and Denise Lydon Thomas and Shari Lynch Timothy and Dominique MacDonald Linda Madden Mark and Mary Magazzu Mark and Angela Mager The Magid Family
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Steve and Rose-Marie Magriby William and Carol Maier Beryl and Ainsley Malvo Joseph Mangini John Marani Mr. and Mrs. John Martin Paula and Charles Martin Peter and Kristyn Martin Richard and Stacy Martin Charles and Susan Mascenik John and Marguerite Mason Sara Mathis Charlotte Matza Lorraine McCorkle McDonough Family Karen Kern McDowell Sean T. McEntee Susan McFadden Anne and John McGahan Robert and Krstin McGinn Thomas and Maryann McGoorty Gary and Jane McGovern Matthew and Karen McGrath Keith and Eileen McGrory Robert and Elizabeth McKee Gene and Patsy McNichols and McNichols Family/McNichols Company Jennifer McQuaide Jerome M. Meguiar Diane and Mark Metell Walter and Carmela Michaels Thomas and Carrie Michaud Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Mikolajczak Cynthia and William Miller Wesley and Lisa Mills Olivia Mitchell Vincent Mitchell Thomas and Martha Mixa Teresa Moir Johnny and Lorraine Mojica Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mole Charles and Melissa Monchik William and Mary Montgomery Carol Lynn Monville Stephanie and Camm Moore Mr. Paul A. Moore Ricardo and Virginia Morales Gerald Morelli and Marilyn Johns Richard and Patricia Morley Gonzalo and Maria Morocho Andrew Morris Gerald and Mary Morris 78 UTjournal Fall 2012
Kenneth and Donna Mullin John and Patrice Mullins Michael Munger Diane and Larry Munini Pamela Murgo Mr. James B. Murphy Jr. Rachel and Michael Murphy Patricia A. Muth Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Naimoli H. Crosby Najarian Gary and Sheila Nash Thomas and Teresa Neary James and Karen Neff Mehdi and Homayra Nezam Sudchai and Huan Nguyen Lorraine Noble Mark and Rita Noe Sally Giroir Noller Eric Nord Deborah Norris Kevin S. Norris Dennis Nostrand Jeffrey and Debra Novy Patricia Nunnari Paul Nunnari Carmine Nuzzi Cynthia Nuzzi Monika O’Connor Karen Ludwig-O’Leary and John O’Leary Dr. Kathleen G. Ochshorn Walter and Catherine Olewinski Wally and Cathy Olewinski Eric and Marilyn Olson Michael and Teresa Olszak James and Michelle Omage Michael and Paula Oneill Joel and Florence Orosz Michael and Charmaine Ostrom Ms. Sarah M. Ottley Rick and Kathy Owen Edward and Jodiann Pacer Scott and Carol Paine Thomas and Carmela Palmiotto Clifford and Bonnie Papish Harvey and Cecille Parido William and Carol Parish Michael and Marie Parker Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus C. Parker IV Mr. Kyle J. Parks Vincent and Annette Pastue Dave and Susan Patnaude Stuart and Nora Patterson Janet Pavlick Ricardo and Conchita Pavia Mitchell and Jamie Pawlan John and Joan Pellak Paul and Patricia Pellarin Tim J. Pelot Andrew and Michelle Pepper Joel T. Perry Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Pfeil John and Wendy Phillips Phasouk and Manivone Phomsaly Rick and Lynn Piagno Patrick and Angelia Piche Jose and Rosemarie Pimentel Ms. Cheryl L. Pittenger Randy L Plachy
Mr. Walter J. Plank Mr. Daryl Plante Mr. Steven M. Platau Clark Plucinski Jay Podolsky Nancy L. Poindexter James Poitras Janet Poitras Wayne and Wendy Post Joseph Pothier Nicholas Poulton Lawrence and Jeanette Powers Deborah Prato Larry C. and Diane G. Price Eileen and Pat Price Richard M. Primavera Reainhold and Sabine Probst Michael and Donna Pucilowski Dr. and Mrs. Bill Pujadas Carol and Jeffery Pulham Kendall Putnam Margaret Quinn and Brittny Quinn Donna Quinones Reginald and Ruthann Quintyne Jessica Rainey-Drustrup Anthony and Mary Rainone Julio Ramirez Jr. Alonzo and Nancy Ramirez Ronald and Ginger Reasonover Dr. Lawrence and Kelly Rebbecchi Dario and Marty Recalde Sharon Redding Margaret Reichert Meryl Reichman William D. Reid Elliot and Karen Reisman Barry and Barbara Reiter Dr. and Mrs. M. Scott Reminick Frederic Renard Brian and Kristie Reschke Larry and Sherri Restuccia Sally Rhys Dean Ricca John and Arlene Ricca Mr. and Mrs. George D. Rice Mary and Patrick Richey Sally Riedel-Bromfield Scott and Gail Rineer John and Nancy Ristic Andrew and Jane Rivkin Keith and Cheryl Robertson Ronald and Lisa Robinson Tara and Wayne Robinson James and Margaret Rodgers Mr. and Mrs. Rafael M. Rodriguez Donelia Rojas Joseph and Marlene Rojas Sonia Romero Mark Roscio Danielle Rose-Moore Gregg and Pamela Rosen Karen Rosen Jeffrey and Kathleen Rosenbaum Tom and Cindy Rossetti Christine Rossi Gingi Harris Rothman Shawn Rubin Dana and Gregory Rucco Silvano and Lisa Runko
Brian Ruther Mr. Matthew J. Ryan Ronald and Cathleen Ryan Susan Ryan Boleslav Ryzinski and Donna Disch Ms. LeAndre Sampson Jeffrey and Elizabeth Sandberg Debra and Eugene Sanfilippo Dick and Laurie Sanford Karen E. Sanford Marc and Lauren Sasser Frank and Jane Savino Mary Jane Schenck Robert and Diane Schilling Dan Schlapkohl and Julie Davidson Mike Schluth Richard Schmidt William M. and Mary T. Schmitz Larry Schneider Steven Scholz Kurt and Helen Schoone Francis and Karen Schrader Kenneth and Andrea Schwarz Lou and Janice Scinta Dale and Jill Scott Janet Seals Barry Rosenblum Jill Rosenblum Edward and Donna Seligman Donna and Rob Sergi Mark and Annette Sevegny James and Barbara Shaffer Richard Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Steven Shaw Nathan and Helen Sherman Ivy Sherman Nannette and Nathan Shor Thomas and Yolanda Shultz James and Kathleen Siddons Robert A. Siegel Andrea and Kurt Sieradzki Stephen S. Silver Jay and Lynne Simon Mark and Denise Simon Steve and Paula Simon Rick and Teresa Sisley Robert and Ellyn Siviglia Michael and Barbara Skinner Scott Skinner Conrad and Florentina Smith Kallie Smith Robert and Karen Smith Richard and Maureen Smith Beverly A. Snelling Mr. Bill Snyder Jr. Dr. Timothy L. Snyder William and Michelle Socha Mr. Alejandro Socias Mr. and Mrs. Evan K. Sohm Michael and Lisa Soliani Robert and Lisa Solomon Michael and Donna Sontag Michael and Amy Southard Kevin and Suzanne Sparkman Constantin and Janet Spatoulas Richard and Kim Spence Louise Spillane John and Mary Spinnato Richard and Rida Spiro
Jack and Barbara Stagnari Steven and Erin Stamets Douglas and Dina Stamm Dan and Karen Stanley Janet Stante Dr. William and Dr. Kathleen Steeves Philip and Tracey Stefanelli Donald and Rita Steiner Brian and Mary Stierman David Stinson and Jan Stewart Russ and Denise Streeker James and Lynn Strott Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Strouse Dr. and Mrs. John S. Sumner Dr. John Sumner Stephen and Ann Swank Sandra Sweezy Benjamin and Joanne Tan Greg and Helen Taptich Eugene and Maria Tasjian Monica Tennie Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Teresi Jr. Theodore and Kristy Thayer Lance D. Thomas Peter and Anita Thomas Michael and Barbara Thompson Charlene Tobie Edwin S. Torres Maria Torres Pedro Williams and Neomie Toussa Louis and Lois Trebisacci Lisa Trevino Shirley and Daniel Trzaska Matthew and Patricia Tucke Roger and Judy Turgeon Albert and Carolyn Tzeel Charles Unvericht Albert and Annette Urick Arthur and Theresa Vaccarino Fernando and Lynda Vale Mr. and Mrs. John Vallarelli James and Joy Van Dyke Augie and Natalie Vargetto Dr. and Ms. Charles Varghese Ronald L. Vaughn Pierre and Christine Victor Alphons and Barbara Vigliotti Mr. and Mrs. Arnold A.Virgilio Robert and Wanda Visnick Ben and Laurie Vyzas Keith and Charlene Wagner Matthew and Colleen Walker John and Sharon Walmsley Christopher Walsh Joseph and Nancy Walsh Thomas and Charlene Walsh Jeffery and Susan Warmington Daniel and Dawn Warner Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Waterfield Eileen Watson and Greg Garten Kelli Weiner Candace and Brad Weiss Deborah Welton Kirk and Lisa Whalen Daniel and Janice White Ruth White, CLU, CLTC Gareth Whithurst Raymond and Helene Wiede LTC and Mrs. John N. Wiegner
Gregory and Lisa Wilhelm Kenneth and Teresa Wilkes Mrs. Brenda L. Williams Jonathan and Paula Williams Fred and Betty Wilson David and Pamela Winterhalter Milton and Altheia Wisdom Kenneth Wojtkowiak Paul and Nancy Woodmansee Patrick and Linda Woods Elizabeth G. and R. Page Wyrough Erica Yanoff John P. and Marsha S. Yarrows Robert and Lucille Zaccardo Peter and Camille Zahka David and Donna Zushma friends of ut The University of Tampa would like to recognize these special friends that have made contributions to UT during the fiscal year. Erica Anderson Blandine Anis Jonathan Ash Ada C. Begelman Carmine Bell Jane Bernard Richard and Jill Bigler Melanie Bohnsack Mr. John Brabham Mr. William T. Branch Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund Randall and Victoria Brown Mary and Stephen Burroughs Jonathan Bush Scott Cashman Richard and Jonelle Cochran Mr. Norman W. Cogswell Betty S. Cohen Walter and Deborah Cohn Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Coker Jr. Sierra Collazo Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Collins Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Coney John Connolly and Deborah Kurelik Bonnie H. Cooke Heather Costa JoAnn Crawford Mrs. Ann Crowder Donald and Elaine Crowley Heather DeGarmo Heather Dean Ms. Carol E. Deangelis Dr. Susan Dellinger Lauren Demell Dana and Joelle Devine Lee and Melanie Dombrowski Paul and Christine Dose David Earle and Linda Dutch Beth B. Eagleton Tommy Egan Alissa Elfant Tammy Elliot Ms. Adelaide Few Ms Sandra Floyd Kiera L. Fox
Mr. and Mrs. Jorge J. Garcia Chloe Gerbec Michael and Wendy M. Gilbert Dada P. Glaser Gary Lee Glatfelter Ronnie and Joel Goldsmith Mark and Tina Grennan Mr. Shannon Curtis Grippando Mr. Roger Grunke Angela F. Guagliardo Dorothy G. Hancock Caroline Harvey Austin Henck Lorraine C. Henck Mr. James P. Hines Jr. Valerie Hingson Knight Gaida Hislop Pamela and Roy Holloway Mr. Hal Holtsinger Laura Howe Benjamin Jay Howley Tylor Hubbard Ms. Carol-Ann Hudson William and Marcia Hughes Katelyn Humphrey Mr. Ramsay D. Ihns Joy Johnson Jakelis Michael and Susan Jarosh Michelle Kerr Sana Khwaja Judge and Mrs. Howard P. King Marvin Kirschman Darren and Kiera Klem Mr. and Mrs. William R. Klich Richard and Marie Konnen George and Eleni Kretikos Daniel and Shirley Landberg Michael and Lori Landsberg Ms. Cynthia K. Lawrence CPA Mildred and Philip Le Marquand Tony Lee Andrea Leja Mr. Edward J. Littlejohn Frank Lobianco Laurel Lockett Mackenzie Logan Ryan Lowery Derry Macdonald Dale Mach Dr. and Mrs. Byrne R Marston John and Marguerite Mason Matthew and Karen McGrath Tristan McMorran William and Pamela Mellin Paulette B Mendes Judith M. Minges Elizabeth E. Mitchell Mr. Charles C. Moores Gonzalo and Maria Morocho Mr. Harold W. Mullis Jr. Dan and Lynn Carn Myers Ms. Candy Olson Rose Marie Oravetz Susan and Russ Palmer Clifford and Bonnie Papish Carol Partington Thomas and Aileen Pattison Jenna Petrella Jose and Rosemarie Pimentel
Larry C. and Diane G. Price Luciano and Alice M. Prida Margaret Quinn and Brittny Quinn Patrick Quinones Debra Jo Radke Jessica Rainey-Drustrup Amber Raley Dean Ricca John and Arlene Ricca Patrice T. B. Green Nicole Robinson Karen Rosen Frank L. Rosenblatt Paley Rothman Shawn Rubin Jonathan Rutkowski Boleslav Ryzinski and Donna Disch Jeanne Salgado Carole Sankey Mr. Al Santos Fannie Schoenmann Steven Scholz Rene and Kathleen Serna Judith A. Sharp Rose, MA, LMHC, LMT Mary Sharpe Connor Shay Judy and Clair Sherman Jay and Lynne Simon Suzanne Skubick Mr. Ira Spear Donald and Rita Steiner Sarah Strouse Sumter County Government Claudine Suscheck M. Diane Taninecz Katlin M. Thayer Mark and Mary Tlachac Lisa Trevino Shirley and Daniel Trzaska Karl and Linda Unfried Mr. and Mrs. John Vallarelli Matthew and Colleen Walker Eleanore Waszak Malcolm and Marilyn Westly John Wheatcroft Marion M. Wheeler Jerry and Jane Williams Drs. Carl L. and Paula S. Zielonka
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Not Just Peanuts The recent Republican National Convention brought a bit of D.C. to UT, but the University is no stranger to political visitors. In February 1975, Jimmy Carter, who was then just a presidential hopeful, visited campus to speak with students.
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From June 14–23, the inaugural class of the UT MFA in Creative Writing program attended its second 10-day working residency on campus. During their visit, students visited the UT Book Arts Studio to learn more about the evolution of printing. Here, MFA student Susan Dickerson uses antique press equipment in the studio to print a broadside.