Alumni Extra: Updates

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Margaret Judge Amoroso ’79 was sworn in as Delaware County Court of Common Pleas judge in January. (4/18/2016 4:52:50 PM)
Dale Hosack ’81 has been elected to Special Olympics Texas’s board of directors. (4/18/2016 4:36:27 PM)
Ray Neverovich ’82 has been elected 2016 president of the Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati. (4/18/2016 4:26:00 PM)
Thomas Grogan ’77 was named to the board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities. (4/18/2016 4:12:01 PM)
The International College of Dentists presented Camille Kostelac-Cherry ’76 with an honorary fellowship. (4/18/2016 3:58:20 PM)
Beth Verscharen Carey ’83 challenges teens’ basic life skills with new book. (4/18/2016 2:46:20 PM)
John Hare ’89 has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Civil Procedural Rules Committee. (4/18/2016 2:28:28 PM)
Pianist Donna Coleman ’74 links diverse styles in new album, The Lost Lady. (4/18/2016 1:32:49 PM)
Michele Dougherty Papakie ’93 received the Octavius V. Catto Award for outstanding public service. (4/18/2016 12:58:34 PM)
Cottrill, Arbutina & Associates has promoted Michele Ratcliffe Renz ’93 to director. (4/18/2016 12:45:54 PM)
Among the recipients of the Pitt nursing school’s Cameos of Caring award were Christy West ’98, Breanne Giron Gray ’07, M’12, Lesley Rehak M’14, and Sandra Toy M’08. (4/18/2016 11:30:16 AM)
Ralph Barone ’73, fellow alumni from the early 1970s, and friends gathered in Indiana for their second annual reunion. (4/15/2016 3:00:12 PM)
Aarhus University in Denmark presented John Kopchick ’72, M’75 with an honorary doctorate in medicine. (4/15/2016 2:33:51 PM)
Five other IUP alumni join Ron Ploucha ’71 on the Groundhog Club’s Inner Circle. His daughter Jillian Ploucha Knox ’01 even held her wedding reception at Gobbler’s Knob. (4/15/2016 11:53:32 AM)
Friends from the late ’60s at IUP gathered to celebrate the 67th birthday of James Colaianne ’70. (4/15/2016 11:26:16 AM)
Derek Detar ’08 married Melody Diehl in October 2014, and a year later, they had a daughter. (4/15/2016 10:00:51 AM)
Paul Ben-Zvi, IUP professor emeritus of art, met performers Megan Miller ’09 and Veronica Wilt ’11 aboard the cruise ship Regatta. (4/15/2016 9:25:10 AM)
After 45 years, Karen Binkley ’71, M ’76, D’97, Linda Anthony DeCaspers ’71, and Barbara Brecker got together for a visit to campus. (4/14/2016 5:01:17 PM)
Janice Dembosky ’64, M’68 has published her first book, The Bond Woman: An Amish Woman in Love with a Man on ‘the Outside.’ (4/14/2016 4:42:06 PM)
Lumsden & McCormick’s Megan Morris ’14 completed the requirements to practice as a certified public accountant. (4/14/2016 4:23:31 PM)
Employed by Graceville State Correctional Facility in Florida, Bridget Irwin M’15 is part of a continuum of care initiative among corrections. (4/14/2016 4:06:27 PM)
For the golf benefit he championed, Joe Whiten ’56 has been named his county′s Veteran of the Year. (4/7/2016 4:37:20 PM)
The IUP Writing Center was renamed in honor of Kathleen Jones White ’56, IUP dean emerita. (4/7/2016 3:36:04 PM)
Dane Konop ’75 was the featured artist for February 2016 at Gifts Inn in Boonsboro, Maryland. (1/29/2016 11:12:15 AM)
Remy Bibaud ’94 has cofounded a company that designs memorial products for people and pets. (12/18/2015 9:34:19 AM)
Suzanne Zurn-Birkhimer, wife of the late Paul Birkhimer ’86, shared a photo of Paul with his lifelong IUP friends. (12/11/2015 6:32:16 AM)
Marybeth Szuba Shearer, Paula Ober Brake, Patty Irvin Lail, Lori Swidzinski Ounsworth, and Sharon Summerville Walton, all of the Class of ’87, got together to celebrate their 50th birthdays. (12/11/2015 6:18:33 AM)
Jeff Bird ’85 received Sigma Chi fraternity’s William T. Bringham Outstanding House Corporation Officer Award for 2015. (12/11/2015 6:07:02 AM)
Steve Grego ’83 and Susie Hommey Grego ’83 held a reunion for alumni who lived on the seventh floor of Lawrence Hall in 1979 and ’80. (12/11/2015 5:47:47 AM)
Rebecca Christoff Delia ’88 has joined Financial S&Lutions as senior vice president. (12/11/2015 5:34:41 AM)