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Classnotes from the 1980's

Robert E. Game, B.S. 1980, director of wastewater facilities for the City of Niagara Falls, NY, was featured in the Niagara Gazette after making the cover of Public Works, a major trade journal.

Betty B. Inzinnia, M.S. 1980 & B.S. 1962, professor of nursing at Erie Community College in Buffalo, is certified by the American Nurses Association as a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing.

Kenneth Landau, J.D. 1980, of Mineola, NY, is a partner in the law firm of Shayne, Dachs, Stanisci, Corker & Sauer, which concentrates in negligence law and medical malpractice.

Kathleen Simpson, B.A. 1980, who entered the Daughters of Charity in 1984, is a certified hospital chaplain and acting director of pastoral care at Carney Hospital in Boston, MA.

Jill R. Weber, M.A. 1980, of Brookline, MA, has joined the Coxe Group Inc., a leading management consulting organization that serves design professions exclusively.

Rocco P. L. Yiu, B.A. 1980, is the international account manager for AT&T in San Francisco, CA, specializing in the Chinese telecommunications market. He received the 1994 AT&T Achievers Club Award for outstanding account management.

Christopher A. Young, B.A. 1980, has been awarded the professional insurance designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter by the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

Eric H. Altstadter, B.S. 1981, has been admitted as a member of the New York firm of Goldstein, Golub, Kessler & Company P.C., certified public accountants.

Russell C. Burcheri, B.A. 1981, is a partner in a Mineola, NY law firm. He is a graduate of Cornell Law School and a former judicial clerk.

Gary E. Clark, M.A. 1981, of Buffalo, has completed a book entitled Children of the Earth: Meditations for the Third Millennium. He and his wife, Carol, publish a quarterly newsletter, "Preparing Children for the Future."

Paul Alexandre Cukan, M.B.A. 1981 & B.A. 1978, of Cheektowaga, NY, was a member of New York Gov. George Pataki's transition team.

Clayton S. Freedman, B.A. 1981, has joined the international law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery as a partner in the litigation department; he is based at the firm's Chicago office.

Gunilla Holm, Ed.M. 1981, associate professor of education and professional development at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, is one of two faculty members selected as the first participants in the Center Scholars Program of the Center for Research on At-Risk Students.

George Marosan, M.A. 1981 & B.S. 1978, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Ft. Lewis, Tacoma, WA.

Patti Paxson, B.A. 1981, of Tampa, FL, is the creative services manager for the Florida offices of the American Cancer Society.

David A. Penman, B.S. 1981 & B.A. 1981, has transferred to Mesa, AZ as plant manager for the Olin Corporation.

Michael A. Reade, B.F.A. 1981 & B.F.A. 1981, of Arlington, TX, is a direct marketing specialist for IBM Corp. Southwestern U.S. and principal trumpet for the Texas Wind Symphony.

James W. Whalen, B.S. 1981, was promoted to manager of contract manufacturing for the operations department of Rich Products Corp. in Buffalo.

Ralph Alloco Jr., B.S. 1982, has joined the Rochester firm of Eldredge, Fox & Porretti, Certified Public Accountants, as senior assistant accountant.

Donna L. Andrews, B.S. 1982, of Painted Post, NY, is chief of occupational therapy at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Bath.

Martin L. Doster, B.S. 1982, of Getzville, NY, is regional engineer of hazardous waste remediation for the New York State Department of Conservation. He supervises more than 100 Superfund projects in Western New York.

Michael A. Fracassi, M.B.A. 1982 & B.S. 1979, an attorney, is senior partner in the Washington, DC office of Fracassi, Mahdavi. His practice focuses on international taxation, international mergers and acquisitions, and the structuring of foreign investments in the U.S.

Steve Friedman, B.S. 1982, manages a Roy Rogers in New York City.

Joseph L. Kopec, M.Arch. 1982 & B.P.S. 1980, has been promoted to vice president of Duchscherer Oberst Design PC, Architects and Engineers.

Jeffrey B. Kraut, B.S. 1982, was promoted to controller at Associated Textile Converters Inc. in New York City.

Mike Smith, B.S. 1982, is an engineering specialist working on the B-2 Bomber software for the Northrup Grumman Corp. in Pico Rivera, CA.

Joel A. Snitzer, B.A. 1982, is a pediatrician and owner of Sheridan Pediatrics in Amherst, NY.

Eitan Agai, M.S. 1983, has joined Infrastructure Management Systems, a technology management company based in New York City, as principal in charge of applications development for clients in the engineering, architecture, construction and facilities management communities.

Berten C. Bean Jr., B.S. 1983, is manager for industrial gases at Praxair, a pipeline operations center in Deer Park, TX.

Shari C. Boscolo, B.A. 1983, is a senior litigation attorney at Lavin & Van Wambeke in Baltimore, MD.

Paul F. Cavanaugh Jr., Ph.D. 1983, is a senior scientist for oral care product development at Procter & Gamble Company in Cincinnati, OH. He received the company's Health Care Product Development Starr Award for excellence in technology and was recently appointed volunteer associate professor in the department of otolar- yngology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Daniel D'Angelo, B.S. 1983, of Clifton Park, NY, is assistant to the chief engineer, New York State Department of Transportation.

Michael L. Fetto, B.S. 1983, of Cheektowaga, NY, is vice president of engineering at Aria Wireless Systems, a developer and manufacturer of radio-based communication networks.

Frank Genese, M.Arch. 1983 & B.P.S. 1981, has been appointed director of facilities and construction at New York City Technical College.

Steve Gillete, B.P.S. 1983, recently retired from the United States Air Force after 11 years as an engineering officer.

Donald A. Griebner, M.B.A. 1983 & B.A. 1981, of Williamsville, NY, has been named to the Niagara Frontier Builders Association board of directors for a three-year term.

Lisa M. Kist, B.S. 1983, of Crestwood, KY, is a retired occupational therapist involved in community service.

William Morgan, B.S. 1983, a mechanical engineer with the Public Works Division of the U.S. Navy, is a lecturer, author and debater for the case of creationism versus evolutionism.

Susan M. Richards, Ph.D. 1983, M.A. 1980 & B.A. 1977, is director of immunology for Genzyme Corporation in Framingham, MA.

Joan Spade, Ph.D. 1983, has been promoted to associate professor and granted tenure at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. She specializes in the sociology of education, gender and work, and family issues.

Arthur L. Taylor Jr., M.B.A. 1983 & B.S. 1984, is chief financial manager and controller at Midwest Industrial Supply Inc., a manufacturing company in Canton, OH.

Charles P. Cercone, J.D. 1984, has joined Buchanan Ingersoll as an associate with the firm's newly-acquired Buffalo- and Pittsburgh-based environmental law practice. He will concentrate in environmental litigation and compliance in Buffalo.

Joseph M. Genau, B.S. 1984, completed his residency in podiatric medicine and surgery at Thorek Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and opened his own practice in Williamsville, NY.

Michael Halperin, Ed.M. 1984 & B.A. 1981, was recently promoted to registrar and assistant academic dean at Elmira College in Elmira, NY.

William J. Sroda, B.S. 1984, was promoted to senior manager of the accounting and auditing department at D'Alba & Donovan, certified public accountants, in Williamsville, NY.

Joseph Cantie, B.S. 1985, senior manager of KPMG-Peat Marwick in Buffalo, has been elected president of the St. Joseph's Hospital advisory board.

Beth Kent-Astrella, M.S. 1985, a nursing instructor for Creative Inservices, an agency of the American Heart Association, runs her own health education business and has written a book on teaching first aid to young children.

Christopher K. Kramar, M.S. 1985, of Freemont, CA, is a senior quality engineer with Informix Software Inc.

Carolyn Munschauer, B.A. 1985, opened a medical research consulting firm, Medical Research Associates, based in Buffalo.

Christine A. Trojan, B.S. 1985, a legal nurse consultant at the Erie County Department of Law in Buffalo, assists with the defense of medical malpractice and personal injury actions.

James D. Brenner, J.D. 1986 & B.A. 1980, completed a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, United States Marine Corps.

Michael Dorfman, B.S. 1986, of Great Neck, NY, has been promoted to sales and marketing manager of Shintoa International Inc.

Michael Evanco, M.B.A. 1986 & B.A. 1979, is director of technology transfer at Western New York Technology Development Center Inc. in Amherst, NY.

Eric H. Gassenfeit, M.S. 1986 & B.S. 1983, of Pointe Park, MI, is a staff project engineer at General Motors Corp. Powertrain Control Systems in Warren, MI.

Robert Koslosky, M.A. 1986, has joined Harza Northeast, Architects, Engineers, and Construction Managers in Utica, NY, as a hydrogeologist.

Lynn Marie Smith Martin, M.S.W. 1986, has been the sole counselor at a U.S. Department of the Navy Family Service Center for the past two and a half years in Gaeta, Italy.

Richard Oleksiw, B.A. 1986, is an assistant vice president for Chemical Bank in New York City, where he serves as the director of audio, video and slide production services.

Jacqueline Marie Randler, B.A. 1986, of Murfreesboro, TN, is a candidate for a master's degree in business administration at Middle Tennessee State University.

Robert H. Rumpl, M.Arch. 1986, a project architect with Trautman Associates in Buffalo, recently received his New York State registered architect license.

Stephen A. Schwartz, M.A. 1986 & B.A. 1983, of Rochester, NY, is director of special gifts at Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva.

Eric Stegman, B.S. 1986, a senior engineer at Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, CT, received a master's degree in business administration from New York University.

Gregory J. Stewart, J.D. 1986 & B.A. 1983, is an associate attorney with Watson, Bennett, Colligan, Johnson & Schecter in Buffalo.

Camille Wicher, J.D. 1986, M.S. 1983 & B.S. 1977, was named a partner in the Buffalo law firm of Offermann, Cassano, Pigott & Greco.

Diane Laschinger-DiNino, B.S. 1987, a senior physical therapist at the Hammond Clinic in Munster, IN, specializes in shoulder rehabilitation, industrial rehabilitation and ergonomics.

Mark T. Orlowski, B.A. 1987, of Buffalo, is a patient care technician for the Comprehensive Dialysis Center in Williamsville, NY. He is a captain, selective service system training officer and office manager in the U.S. Air Force for the Greater Rochester, NY area.

Mary Garlick Baroni, M.S. 1988 & B.S. 1984, of Amherst, NY, is president of the 25,000-member Oncology Nurse Society.

Providence M. Distefano, Pharm.D. 1988, of the University of California at San Diego Medical Center, is a drug usage evaluation coordinator.

Julius P. Horvath, B.A. 1988, a doctor of chiropractic medicine, has a private practice in Buffalo.

John M. Jasko, B.A. 1988, a representative for Met-Life in Woodbridge, NJ, received his master's degree in business administration from Rutgers University.

Karen Maricle, M.S. 1988 & B.S. 1972, of West Seneca, NY, was named director of in-patient services at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.

John L. Meyer, B.A. 1988, professor of communication at SUNY/Plattsburgh, is coauthor of the recently published book, The Changing Outplacement Process: New Methods and Opportunities for Transition Management.

Justine Rossi, B.S. 1988, is currently starring as Tina in the off-Broadway improvisational play "Tony and Tina's Wedding." She recently costarred in the film "The Dinner Party," which was showcased at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Deborah Chimes, J.D. 1989 & B.A. 1985, an attorney in the Buffalo firm of Grosse, Chelus, Herdzik & Speyer P.C., is in charge of the recently assumed practice of Theodore V. Mikoll, Cheektowaga, NY.

Lawrence M. Filipski, M.B.A. 1989 & B.S. 1978, has opened a consulting and accounting practice in East Amherst, NY, where he specializes in management and computer consulting for small manufacturers.

Robert Joel Frank, B.A. 1989, of Escondido, CA, a teaching assistant at San Diego State University, is pursuing a master's degree in hydrogeology.

Kevin H. Judson, B.S. 1989, is the manager of quality and process control at Ferrow Technology Inc., a gray iron castings foundry in Lawrence, MA.

Kim P. Shuler, B.S. 1989, of Lockport, NY, is an occupational therapy supervisor at Inter-community Memorial Hospital.

Christopher Smolen, B.S. 1989, of Rome, NY, received a master's degree in computer science from the SUNY/College Institute of Technology at Utica-Rome.

Kyle F. Swierski, B.S. 1989, is a senior project engineer with Acres International Corp. in Amherst, NY.


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