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Bill Stout ’73 cowrote a book about Millvale, new to Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. (6/3/2014 1:44:08 PM)
Gregory “Seth” Harris ’75 will perform selections from his poetry collection, A Black Odyssey, on Boulder, Colorado’s KGNU 88.5 FM/1390 AM on May 19, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The broadcast can be accessed live on the KGNU website. (5/12/2014 10:11:33 AM)
Rebecca Zabinski ’06 and Jennifer Barton ’10 were two of seven orchestra administrators chosen for the League of American Orchestras’ Emerging Leaders Program. (4/8/2014 12:18:35 AM)
A real estate agent with Howard Hanna, Michael Bassilios ’02 sold 50 homes and more than $9 million in volume in 2013. (4/7/2014 11:34:16 PM)
As environmental health and safety expertise manager of the Personal Safety Expertise Center, Jeff Kozub ’99 has been named a National Safety Council 2013 Rising Star. (4/7/2014 4:24:19 PM)
Mike Secrist ’95 was named director of data analytics for benefits consulting firm Sagewell Partners. (4/7/2014 3:40:15 PM)
As environmental solutions manager, Molly Ray ’94 helps Office Depot clients make greener decisions. (4/7/2014 3:02:34 PM)
Settled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, Jacque Day Pallone ’94 and Art Pallone M’95 would love to hear from other alumni in the area. (4/7/2014 2:23:18 PM)
St. Bonaventure professor William Elenchin M’94 has a new book, Happy without the Meal: Reflections from Catholic Faith and Reason. (4/7/2014 12:08:19 PM)
Artist Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria ’89 designed the cover for a former state representative’s autobiography. (4/6/2014 11:57:13 PM)
During his 27 years in the military, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Kucynda ’80 served in Germany during the height of the Cold War, completed 10 overseas deployment training missions in Korea, and completed two tours in Iraq. (4/6/2014 11:32:32 PM)
Florida International University’s JoAnne Dechert Youngblut ’77 studied with a colleague how the health of parents changes after the death of an infant or child. (4/6/2014 9:34:02 AM)
Kim Burke ’77, of Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP, is listed in The International Who’s Who of Environmental Lawyers 2013. (4/6/2014 9:01:40 AM)
Surviving members of the Folkmen, a ’60s group made up of students from Indiana State College and later IUP, has established a scholarship to support music and music education majors. (4/6/2014 7:15:26 AM)
Katherine Butcher Wyda ’56 and friends from Indiana State Teachers College share a photo from a recent lunch. (4/5/2014 9:02:38 PM)
Daniel Saftner ’11 and Mark Smith ’11 launched a Kickstarter project, “Macropod: Revealing the World Unseen,” featuring a video about their inexpensive, portable, high-resolution, 3D imaging device. (1/22/2014 10:22:09 AM)
Jeff Krakoff ’86 led a bike ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC, to raise money for the Arthritis Foundation. (12/10/2013 3:35:25 PM)
The works in Ramon Riley’s thesis exhibition pay tribute to his hometown of Braddock. (12/10/2013 3:10:50 PM)
Michele Ratcliffe Renz ’93 was promoted to senior manager at Cottrill, Arbutina & Associates, PC. (12/10/2013 2:59:10 PM)
Linda Acorn Budzinski ’88 has published a young adult romance novel, The Funeral Singer. (12/10/2013 2:51:04 PM)
Marilyn Kibler-Colón ’81 was named VIP Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women. (12/10/2013 2:42:04 PM)
IUP football alumni Brian Basile ’81 and Phil Henry ’81, M’82 reunited at a Frostburg State-Waynesburg University game. (12/10/2013 2:35:26 PM)
Rick Urick ’75 submitted a photo from the most recent Sigma Tau Gamma reunion hosted by Mark Rayburg ’75 and Mark Cooper ’76. (12/10/2013 2:25:35 PM)
Sheredith Boore Heitzenrater ’68 shares her story of coming into her own as an author-illustrator. (12/10/2013 2:19:36 PM)
Eugene Iagnemma ’60 and Joan Cronauer Iagnemma ’61 celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. (12/10/2013 2:06:59 PM)
The Botti brothers, all 1950s graduates, share a family photo. (12/10/2013 1:31:23 PM)
Author Paul Stutzman described his challenges in finding information about Edward Abbey in Abbey’s own hometown. (12/10/2013 1:01:13 PM)
Third-grade teacher Chris Ofalt ’98 wrote and recorded a song to pay tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (8/1/2013 4:42:06 PM)
Bob Henger ’63 reunited on campus with friends from Indiana State College for the 50th anniversary of their graduation. (8/1/2013 4:40:30 PM)
Karen Vincent Kos ’79 and her college roommates reunited recently in Florida. (8/1/2013 4:01:09 PM)