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From: Simington, Rich Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 1:16 PM To: Welch, Lisa A; Sellberg, Susan A; Rahr, Jenny Subject: FW: Mrs. Lloyd C. Lanphere Importance: High Colleagues - This is the as yet unfunded Lloyd N Lanphere '23 Endowed Scholarship. It will be fully funded with an estimated $600K when Mrs Lanphere dies. In the meantime, if any memorial donations could be held in an escrow account with a notification to Mrs Jacqueline Lanphere that would be fine. Rich ______________________________________________ From: Marble, Janet L Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 2:20 PM To: Simington, Rich Cc: Mettler, Valerie L Subject: Mrs. Lloyd C. Lanphere Importance: High Mrs. Lanphere called and said that her husband, Lloyd C, had talked to you prior about starting a scholarship fund in his father's honor (Lloyd N Lanphere) Lloyd C. passed away last Friday. Although the scholarship is not funded and will not be until her death, she put in the paper that gifts can be sent to the fund. I told her you'd call her and talk with her tomorrow. Her number is 256-464-0751. She's hoping you can call her prior to 11am on Wednesday. She'll be leaving her house for the day after that. Thanks Janet Marble Executive Assistant to the Vice President for University Relations 1 Saxon Drive Alfred, NY 14802
We were happy to read the wonderful news in the winter issue of Alfred Magazine about our classmate Lois Acker Blanchford. In the class of 1935 news, Lois and her husband, Henry Blanchford '35, are mentioned as having a very large family ... including great-grandchildren! Keeping up with all of them must surely keep them very active. We hadn't heard from Lois in a number of years, so we now know that she's been very busy. Lois, we'd love to hear from you again.
Do you all remember Mike Abelson '64? I was so glad to receive a long telephone call from Mike, who is completing 33 years at the Bronx VA Hospital, where he is chief of recreation therapy. Mike is also involved in photography, cross-country skiing, and, of course, music. He has given a few vocal recitals. Mike keeps in touch with Dan Nimetz, Steve Eisenstein '62, and Elihu Massel '62 ...
Martha Brewster McKinley received her executive MBA at the University of Delaware in May 1998. We got word about her from her husband Sean McKinley '64.
Dr. Linda Rounds has been appointed advanced practice director at the School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
William and Deborah (Mills '74) Jones wrote: "Our daughter, Jennifer, graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. She earned a B.A. degree with department honors in politics. While at Princeton, Jennifer was a staff writer, senior staff writer and sports editor of the Daily Princetonian and won and NCAA/Freedom Foundation national scholarship in sports journalism. She is now working in the sports department of the Chicago Sun-Times. Our son, Jeff, is a freshman at West Virginia University.
Published August 22, 2007 11:00 pm - Former guidance counselor and college administrator Cheryl Felt will begin her new role as Peru Middle School principal on Oct. 9. Peru hires new Middle School leader By STEPHEN BARTLETT Staff Writer PERU "" Cheryl Felt enjoys helping children find their way. It's the reason she left college administration to work as a guidance counselor. In early October, Felt begins her new role as principal of Peru Middle School. "We are fortunate to have in Cheryl Felt a ... Middle School principal bringing a proven record of success with program improvement and a strong work ethic," said Superintendent A. Paul Scott. Felt, hired at $77,500 yearly, replaces Chris Mazzella, who was called to service as Peru's new High School principal. A total of nine individuals applied for the Middle School principal position. Peru officials closely considered several people but ultimately decided Felt was the best match for the job. The School Board appointed her this week. She is slated to start her new position Oct. 9. "We look forward to working with Cheryl Felt in the years ahead," Scott said. Felt, 46, spent eight years in administration at St. Lawrence and Alfred universities. She worked in career planning and job development, helping college students. "I thought it would be nice to work with them when they are younger, to help them," Felt said of her decision to change careers. "They sometimes seemed not prepared." She attended graduate school while working full time at St. Lawrence University, earning a certification as a guidance counselor. Felt eventually ended up working at Morristown Central School, where she has been for eight years now. She has enjoyed interacting with students and connecting what they do in high school with their futures. "It has been very rewarding to be able to help children find their way. Lots of times, they will come to me with no idea of what they want to do, and you watch them develop and find that right connection." The toughest part of her job has been juggling her guidance tasks, which include the master schedule, with her role as the School District's chief information officer.
New Alfred, a group exhibition of faculty and alumni from the NYS College of Ceramics at AU was on view at Lacost Gallery in Aug. 2007. It featured printmaking and painting from nine alumni and faculty of AU. The following were featured. Chadwick Augustine ('04) Lauren Gallaspy ('07) Michyio Oishi ('04) Nathan Prouty ('06)
Jennifer Hennessy, class of 1998, married Timothy Nicholas in April 2007