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Philip B. Dattilo Jr., J.D. 1960, was awarded the Magistrate of the Year Award, the single highest honor in the New York State Magistrates Association that can be bestowed upon a town or village justice. Dattilo and his wife, Linda, are the proud parents of two children, Philip III, a first-year medical student at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, and Kristyn, a senior at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. In his spare time, he travels widely in search of "the big one." His fishing has taken him to Alaska, British Columbia, Australia, New Zealand and Christmas Island.

Gerald R. Beaver, Ed.B. 1962, is a vice president for development at St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem, Pa.

Thomas A. D'Annunzio, B.S. 1963, is the pharmacy manager of Eckerd drug store in Largo, Fla., across the street from the Eckerd Corporate Offices. He and his wife, Christine, have each been with the company for eleven years. He previously managed two Rock Garden pharmacies in Schenectady, N.Y.

Ronald W. Kohl, D.D.S. 1963, has a new Internet site, Cosmic Images (http://www.netsync.net/users/ronccd).

Eugene H. Fram, Ed.D. 1964, the J. Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is one of four recipients recently honored with RIT's Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching. Winners were nominated by students and rigorously evaluated by their peers. Fram's teaching style emphasizes critical thinking and the development of "real life" understanding through a multifaceted approach. Among his goals are helping students gain insights and applying what they have learned in an organized and thoughtful manner.

John A. Cirando, J.D. 1966, of Syracuse, N.Y., was recently appointed by Governor George Pataki as chairperson of the governor's judicial screening committee for the Fourth Judicial Department. The committee evaluates and recommends candidates for Appellate Division, state and county-level judicial positions in 22 counties. He concentrates his law practice in the appellate field.

Peg Whitman, B.A. 1966, of Paris, Ky., was awarded the International Community Development Society's Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service Award. The award ceremony was held in Melbourne, Australia.

Michael Bohon, B.A. 1967, of Tucson, Ariz., is the director of materials management for Healthpartners of Southern Arizona, an integrated health-care system. He is also the national chairman of the Healthcare Business Professionals Association.

Raymond P. Vito, M.S. 1967 & B.S. 1964, of Atlanta, Ga., a professor of mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers International. The fellow grade is conferred upon a member with at least ten years' active engineering practice who has made a significant contribution to the field. He is also a member of the American Academy of Mechanics, the American Society of Biomechanics and the American Society of Engineering Education.

Lenny Wagner, B.A. 1967, a doctor of podiatric medicine, took his ninth trip to Guatemala in April 1996, working with other members of a volunteer medical team to provide health services to hundreds of children and adults.

James J. Palermo, B.S. 1968, was appointed resident officer of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Albany, N.Y. He began his career with the NLRB in 1968, when he was hired as a field examiner after graduating from UB. He became the region's compliance officer in 1972 and a group supervisor in 1976. Since 1981, he has been the assistant to the regional director.

Nancy L. (Noble) Holland, B.S. 1969, is a manager of clinical information systems for the Visiting Nursing Association of Central New Jersey.

Edward T. Ostrowski, B.S. 1969, of Greer, S.C., is a project engineer with POLSKI Power Partners, a consulting, contract engineering and power generation firm, which recently signed a long-term contract to provide engineering services to Westinghouse Electric/Steam Turbine Generator Group.

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