Alumni Extra: July 2012

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July 2012

Carol Ackerman M’07, a registered nurse clinician at UPMC McKeesport, received the 2011 Clinical Leadership Award. (7/27/2012 4:11:08 PM)
Dorothy Gardner Dringman ’55 has traveled extensively to Alaska, New Zealand, and Australia. (7/27/2012 4:08:33 PM)
Phi Kappa Psi National Fraternity presented Bob Marchesani ’83, M’89 the Eddie Knight Award of Merit. (7/26/2012 4:28:22 PM)
Jeff Gittler ’80 was the top-earning participant in the 2012 Relay for Life, held June 22–23, 2012, in Ocean City, N.J. (7/19/2012 2:26:12 PM)
Twenty IUP alumni helped celebrate the wedding of Jason Gouldner ’09 and Katie Morgan ’09. (7/19/2012 10:30:07 AM)
Annemarie Vaccaro M’96 has published Safe Spaces: Making Schools and Communities Welcoming to LGBT Youth, chronicling the struggles of LGBT youth and offering strategies for support. (7/19/2012 10:22:49 AM)
Financial professional Victor Conrad ’87, founder of Pinnacle Financial Strategies, has been named a 2012 Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager by Crescendo Business Services. (7/19/2012 10:15:40 AM)
Michael Lambert ’68, M’69 was awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, degree in recognition of 40 years of outstanding service to the field of accredited distance education. (7/19/2012 10:12:07 AM)
Kate Glaws ’07 has been selected for the Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program at the Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. (7/19/2012 10:07:02 AM)
Darlene Farren Piazza M’85 was appointed director of Nursing for Pleasant View Retirement Community. (7/19/2012 10:03:12 AM)
Molly Blehi Filler ’04 and her husband, Joshua Filler ’04, are sharing this photo of their 20-month daughter, Violet Bean. (7/19/2012 10:00:23 AM)
William Davie Jr. ’91 received the U.S. Department of Commerce’s highest honorary award, the Gold Medal. (7/19/2012 9:54:46 AM)