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Fall 2010

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in my OPINION

Can you describe UB in just three words?*

In My Opinion *Question posed in “In My Opinion,” a feature of the monthly electronic newsletter @UB, a portion of which also appears regularly in UB Today. To subscribe, go to the Stay Informed tab at www.alumni.buffalo.edu.

Erudite. Principled. Embracing.

Ruth Littner Shaw, BA ’76
Philadelphia, Pa.

Regional crown jewel

Bill Altreuter, JD ’82
Buffalo, N.Y.

Best school ever!

Bethany Mazur, JD ’08 & BA ’05
Amherst, N.Y.

America’s finest university

Gordon Gibson, BA ’57
Orangevale, Calif.

Smart, not smug

Kevin Dipaolo, Friend
Pittsford, N.Y.

Diversity. Research. Success.

Rob Jones, MUP ’08 BA & ’06
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Life-changing experience!

Rebecca Schongar, BA ’06
Albany, N.Y.

Top-notch memories!

Mary Schmid, PMCert ’09, EdM ’97 & BA ’06
Fayetteville, N.C.

Education and friendship!

William Garczynski, BS ’83
Westminster, Md.

Stimulating, nurturing, pioneering

Marilyn Gross, MSW ’79
Downingtown, Pa.

Lifelong meaningful value

Pamela Sweitzer Stone, BS ’90
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Outstanding public education

Martha Krisel, JD ’80
Rockville Centre, N.Y.

My best years!

Susan Wedaa, BA ’94
Denver, Colo.

Best-kept secret

Peter Getoff, MA ’78
Los Angeles, Calif.

Education before Everything

Daniel Motherway, BS ’96
Montclair, N.J.

Quality, quantity, FUN

Shannon Knapp, BA ’87
North Syracuse, N.Y.

Vital, variety, value

Kimberly Neff-Barrett, BS ’91
Liverpool, N.Y.

Home sweet home

Rahul Jain, MS ’10
Raleigh, N.C.

Close to home

Thomas Capo, PhD ’97
Silver Spring, Md.

Invented Those Wings

Alex Roth, BA ’79
Hartsdale, N.Y.

SUNY's Educational Jewel

Matt Jones, BA ’91 & BA ’90
Jamestown, N.Y.

Nurturing Business Owners

Janine Tramont, Friend
Snyder, N.Y.

Challenging, Priceless, Worthwhile

Cindy L. Kailurn, BS ’02
North Tonawanda, N.Y.

Dynamic * Extraordinary * Home

Tim Lafferty, BS’86
East Aurora, N.Y.

 

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