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Violinist and vocalist Owen “Fiidla” Brown M’96 joined tap dancer Jason Samuels Smith for a performance at New York City’s Lincoln Center. (8/6/2014 1:21:38 PM)
Pat Farabaugh ’93 published his second book, on the friendship of the NBA’s Maurice Stokes and Jack Twyman. (8/6/2014 12:50:44 PM)
Tim Vojtasko ’85 has been elected to the Board of Directors of the North-American Interfraternity Conference. (8/6/2014 12:32:28 PM)
Maureen Ryan ’86 has joined Bonnie Heneson Communications as vice president. (8/6/2014 12:09:13 PM)
David Mastovich ’87, M’92 has published an e-book of the top columns from his Light Reading blog. (8/6/2014 11:41:48 AM)
Sisters Linda Toki ’87 and Laura Toki ’89 have published a book of poetry, Only Black Is in Style: Unfashionably Dark Verse. (8/6/2014 5:16:23 AM)
Associate archivist at Catholic University of America, William Shepherd ’84, M’86 had two articles and four book reviews published in 2014. (8/6/2014 4:57:25 AM)
John Filice ’98 has been named a partner at law firm Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg, and Gifford, PC, in Montgomery County. (8/6/2014 4:33:21 AM)
Nancy Gable ’77 earned her doctor of education degree in adult education from Penn State University in May. (8/6/2014 4:16:49 AM)
Ronald Ladyka ’00 has joined Pennoni Associates in Mechanicsburg as senior engineer. (8/6/2014 4:09:48 AM)
Punxsutawney campus freshmen from 1972-73 are planning their fourth reunion for August 15-17, 2014, at the Valley Forge Residence Inn. (8/6/2014 3:48:18 AM)
See tributes to the late John Wacker M’00, professor of music at Western State Colorado University, shared by his brother. (8/5/2014 9:19:46 PM)
Work by Dane Konop ’75 was part of a Berkeley County, West Virginia, photography exhibit. (8/5/2014 8:28:05 PM)
Sara Ezokas Williams ’01 has become the marketing director for Sabal Homes in South Carolina. (8/3/2014 8:47:40 AM)
Colleen Kirby Yarbrough ’74, Gary Yarbrough ’74, Geraldine Frey Nelson ’75, and Norine Peirolo Hemphill ’75 snowshoed at Vail Pass, Colorado, for their reunion. (8/3/2014 8:25:21 AM)
Melanie Pina ’05 is researching addiction as a PhD candidate in behavioral neuroscience at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. (8/3/2014 7:05:50 AM)
Jim Anderson ’72, M’75 retired from the Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission after 42 years of dedicated service to Pennsylvania’s children, their families, and communities. (8/3/2014 6:32:41 AM)
University of Maryland librarian Robin Pike ’06 cowrote an article about digital preservation published in Archival Practice. (8/2/2014 7:38:54 AM)
The Folkmen, a 1960s IUP music group and subject of a new book by Alan Luckey ’87, M’89, will hold a 2014 Homecoming concert. (8/2/2014 7:27:31 AM)
Daniel Minkel ’12 and the Onyx Color Guard of Dayton, Ohio, won the Winter Guard International World Championships in April. (8/2/2014 6:54:21 AM)
Steven Smith M’11 was named safety compliance officer for the Chicago-based Cook County Office of the Medical Examiner. (8/2/2014 6:22:10 AM)
Joe Kloba ’67, M’69 retired in May as provost and chief academic officer of Palm Beach Atlantic University. (8/2/2014 6:08:15 AM)
Tabtip (Taab) Louhabanjong ’14 has come a long way: from her home country of Thailand, to Alaska, to IUP, and now to points and experiences beyond. (8/2/2014 5:35:54 AM)
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)