NYIT’s Physician Assistant Graduates Celebrate at White Coat Ceremony
NYIT’s Physician Assistant Graduates Celebrate at White Coat Ceremony
Energy Conference 2013: Preparing for Climate Change
Annual Reception Celebrates Faculty Scholarship
NYIT and Turkish Dignitaries Celebrate Partnerships
Student-led Engineering Teams Shine at NYIT
NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Hooding Ceremony and Brunch
“Security in the Asia-Pacific: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities” - USN Admiral S. Locklear
Transfer Enrollment Days
Public Talk with Lama Ole Nydahl: What Happens When We Die? A Buddhist Perspective
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| 1960s |
Warren O. Birkett (B.S. '65), president of Wybirk & Associates Inc., has joined the Louisiana Business & Technology Center's Advisory Board.
Steve Kantor (B.S. '68) is president of the L-3 Communications Services Group in Canton, Mass. He has been with the company since 2003 and served as president of BAE Systems Reconnaissance and Surveillance Systems from 1998 to 2003. Steve has also held executive positions at Loral, Lockheed Martin, and United Technologies.
| 1970s |
Peter J. Pilkington (B.S. '70), an expert in construction safety living in the Pacific Northwest, is also the author of A Significant Casualty, which tells the story of his five-year quest to learn more about the accident that claimed the life of his son while he was inspecting an underwater oil-drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana.
Stephen H. Longo (B.F.A. '71) was awarded a Best in Category Award of Distinction from American Graphic Design & Advertising for a set of menus he designed for the Saddle Brook, N.J.- based Matsuya Japanese Steak House. Stephen is an associate professor and coordinator of the graphic design program at Morris County College in New Jersey.
Ken Kohl (B.F.A. '71) has been appointed director of operations for Seattle, Wash.-based DirecTV Sports Networks. He credits NYIT's communication arts program and his time working at WNYT radio station for his career success. ìI never expected to make broadcasting a lifetime occupation. It was just something I wanted to try before returning to the family construction business in New York. Suffice it to say, I never made it back,î he says. Ken also writes for industry trade publications such as Radio Ink.
Author Ralph J. Caliendo (B.S. '72) has written his second book about the mayors of New York City. His recent book covers mayors from Robert Van Wyck to Michael Bloomberg. New York City Mayors: Part II, The Mayors of Greater New York From 1896 was featured at the New York Library Association Book Exhibit in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
John Sorrenti (B.A. '72, M.B.A. '78) was elected treasurer and vice chair of the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards, Region 2. He is founder and principal of JRS Architect, P.C., headquartered in Mineola, N.Y.
Irwin Dumtschin (B.S. '73) and his wife, Joyce, have opened Mocha Mavens, a family-owned coffee kiosk in Dayton, Ohio.
David T. White (B.S. '74) is vice president of internal audit for the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corp. After his graduation from NYIT, David received an M.B.A. in accounting from St. John's University and held various positions at small and large companies. He has three children with his wife, Laurie, and enjoys fresh water fishing.
Barry Newman's (B.S. '75) work in the financial services industry has been recognized by Stanford Who's Who. A partner with Lehman Newman & Flynn in New York City, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Conference of Certified Public Accountants.
Pilot and FAA aviation inspector Peter F. Acquaro (B.S. '77) was ordained as a deacon for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, N.Y. Previously, he served in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves, where he achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel. During his military career, he was recognized several times for meritorious service, including receiving the New York State Medal of Commendation for saving a person's life.
Leslie J. Davis (B.S. '77) works as a self-employed entrepreneur in Whatley, Ala., where he markets specialty clothing to senior citizens.
Maryanne B. Rainone (B.F.A. '77) is the senior vice president and managing director at Heyman Associates in New York City, a specialty research firm that handles senior-level recruitment for corporate communications, public affairs, and investor relations.
Bob Weir (B.S. '79) is a 20-year veteran of the New York City Police Department. Now in retirement, he has authored seven books over the past 12 years as well as numerous articles under the syndicated column, "Weir Only Human."
| 1980s |
Richard Bearak (B.S. '80, B.Arch. '87) is director of land use at the Brooklyn Borough President's Office in New York. He and his wife, Adrianne, have one son, Douglas, who is a freshman at the University of Hartford in Connecticut.
Carmine Vignola (B.S. '80) is a teacher in the Frederick County Public School system in Maryland.
Glenn Goulet (B.F.A. '81) is executive vice president of Table Trac Inc., a Minnetonka, Minn.-based developer and provider of casino information and management systems. He brings more than 16 years of gaming equipment sales and marketing experience to this position. Glenn also serves on the editorial advisory board of Casino Journal.
Industrialist Hazem Barakat (B.S. '82) is chairman of Beltone Private Equity and CEO of MIRACO-Carrier, both based in Egypt. Hazem also serves on the Advisory Council of the School of Business, Economics, and Communication at the American University in Cairo and is a trustee for the Egyptian Economic Forum.
Project manager Stephen D. Butler (B.S. '83) has been promoted to associate at H&A Architects and Engineers, headquartered in Richmond, Va. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is accredited by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Peter Edwards (B.S. '83) continues to serve as commissioner of the Nike iS8 high school basketball tournament, which helps promote the game to youth living in the Queens, N.Y., area. He is also a deputy director for the New York City Housing Authority.
Kenneth J. Steier (D.O. '83) is medical director of pre-surgical testing at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y. He is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association's Bureau of Osteopathic Medical Educators and an evaluator for the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. In addition, Kenneth has held federal positions at the Health Resources Services Administration and the Food and Drug Administration.
Tom Volpi (B.S. '83) is a golf enthusiast and is married to Laurie, his wife of 20 years. They have three children, Ashley, Mallory, and Nolan.
Arnaud Bellevue (B.S. '84), a medical technologist at the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, has just published his memoir, A Reflection of Strength. The book discusses his goal of achieving the American dream.
Alan Ashkinazy (B.F.A. '84) is coach of the men's baseball program at the Oak Ridge Military Academy in North Carolina. After graduating from NYIT, he spent four years with the Boston Red Sox organization, including two years with the Greensboro Hornets.
James P. Weiss (B.S. '85), sales director at Durham, N.C.-based Oxygen Biotherapeutics, is responsible for the strategic marketing of the company's Dermacyte line of products.
Laura M. Jewell (M.B.A. '85) is assistant vice president for institutional advancement at Berkeley College, where she oversees the alumni relations, external relations, and communications departments. Since earning her NYIT degree, Laura founded her own PR agency as well as served on the boards of several chambers of commerce, the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, and the National Association of Women Business Owners. In her free time, she volunteers for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and is an avid gardener, photographer, and bicyclist.
Domenick Masielo (D.O. '85), who in 1998 patented a homeopathic herpes treatment, is certified in Family Practice and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine by the American Osteopathic Association and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Homeotherapeutics. In addition, he teaches in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at New York Medical College, is a guest lecturer at Columbia University, and serves as a consultant to the homeopathic pharmaceutical industry.
Alfred C. Drowne (M.B.A. '85) is a senior vice president of business development for AXIS Global Accident & Health in Princeton, N.J. Previously, he held senior positions at Chubb & Son, CAN Financial Corp., and Hartford Property and Casualty.
John Daab (M.B.A. '86, M.P.S. '88) is a certified fraud examiner specializing in art and forgery research. He has written more than 70 articles on the topic as well as authored The Art Fraud Protection Handbook and Forensic Applications in Detecting Fine, Decorative, and Collectible Art Fakes.
Roland Laird (M.S. '86) was appointed key advisor to Studio City New Jersey, a film and media production company and the fourth African American-owned studio facility in the United States. Roland is also an author, culture critic, and entertainment entrepreneur as well as founder and CEO of Posro Media and co-founder of the Ethel Tremaine Robinson Foundation.
Patricia McMahon (B.S. '86) is sector vice president and general manager of the Aerospace Systems' Battle Management and Engagement Systems Division at Northrop Grumman. The division specializes in the design, development, and production of airborne early warning, maritime, and ground surveillance and battle management systems. She is also the chairman of the Town of Babylon (New York) Planning Board and a director of the Business Council of New York State. In addition, Patricia serves on the boards of the Long Island Software and Technology Network, Long Island Philharmonic, and the Farmingdale College Foundation.
Richard Sternberg (D.O. '86) is medical director of pulmonary and critical care services at Fort Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton, Ohio, as well as associate medical director at the Hospice of Southwest Ohio.
Earlier this year, Alyssa Nightingale (M.A. '87) was named Best Publicist on Long Island by the Long Island Press. She is president of Nightingale & Nightingale Inc. in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., and volunteers at several worthwhile charities, including the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program.
Mark A. Warren (B. Arch. '87) is commissioner of the Mount Vernon Buildings Department. He brings more than 20 years of professional experience in architecture and design. In addition, Mark has taught as an adjunct professor at Parsons School of Design and served on professional panel discussions at the Cooper Hewitt National Museum of Design and the Smithsonian Institute.
Anthony Gioeli (B.S. '88) is vice president for sales and client services at iLoop Mobile in San Jose, Calif. He has more than 20 years of experience managing fast growth technology companies. Prior to joining iLoop Mobile, Anthony was CEO at Atrua. You can read more about him in the spring 2009 issue of NYIT Magazine.
Nancy J. Brous (D.O. '89) has joined the Chocowinity Family Care Practice in Chocowinity, N.C., and will also be assisting at nearby Aurora Medical Center and Inner Banks Urgent Care. She and her husband have a son who is pursuing a computer engineering degree at North Carolina State.
Nicholas Martinelli (B.S. '89) teaches high school science in Garden City, N.Y. He has also taught physics at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School in Hicksville, N.Y.
In May 2010, Diane Pfadenhauer (M.S. '89) was honored as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Long Island Business News. She is a professor of management at St. Joseph's College, where she teaches business and employment law, human resources, and other related topics.
| 1990s |
Deborah H. French (B.S. '90) has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and excellence in public relations. She serves as director of publications and print communication services for Zimmerman/Edelson Inc. in Great Neck, N.Y. Deborah also served as an adjunct professor at NYIT, where she taught English and business writing, and is co-founder of Awe in Autism, an organization that provides inspiration and encouragement to those impacted by autism.
Michael Russo (B.S. '90) is president of Tampa, Fla.-based WhiteHall Products, a provider of single-use solutions including plastics, paper, and janitorial supplies. Previously, he served as controller for Cleanse-Tec and field service supervisor for Mibar Enterprises.
Shane Bouslough (B.S. '91) is vice president for information systems at Glowpoint in Hillside, N.J. He has more than 20 years of experience building and managing technology and has held senior engineering and management positions at Periphonics Corp. and InfoHighway Communications.
Author Michael L. Faulkner (M.B.A. '91) has released Coming Face to Face with the Neo-Warmer's Agenda, which discusses the impact of radical environmental ideas. Michael is an associate professor at DeVry University and the Keller Graduate School of Management as well as a former U.S. Marine. He has 30 years of leadership experience at Fortune 500 firms and major nonprofit trade associations. Michael is also a member of MENSA and a Rotary International Fellow.
Bradley Flansbaum (D.O. '91) has been selected to serve as the Society of Hospital Medicine's representative in the American Medical Association's House of Delegates. He serves as chief of hospitalist services at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Publisher Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has named James Reilly (D.O. '91) one of the top doctors for women's health in the New York metro area. He specializes in colposcopy, laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, and obstetrics and teaches at Richmond University in Staten Island, N.Y.
Sometimes it takes a woman to run a team of Wise Men. Juuhi Ahuja (M.B.A. '92), president and CEO, created the Houston-based company in 1997 as an executive search firm and since then has expanded its services to include consulting, supply chain solutions, IT training, and project management. By focusing on what she calls the "two-Q" mantra - quick and quality - Juuhi says she is able to address many of her clients' needs. Shortly after the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in spring 2010, the British petroleum giant contacted Wise Men Consultants to locate additional personnel for the cleanup operation. In 2009, Inc. Magazine rated her company as one of the 500 fastest-growing private U.S. companies.
Scott J. Gardiner (B.S. '92) is public relations manager for the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Fla.
Christine Hodyl (D.O. '92) has been appointed South Nassau Communities Hospital's liaison physician to the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. She specializes in the treatment of breast cancer and has extensive training in ultrasound, oncoplastic surgery, and laparoscopic techniques.
Christopher E. Rivielle (B.S. '92, M.B.A. '02) has joined Newmark Knight Frank's New York headquarters as a senior managing director. He has more than 20 years of experience in global real estate advising, with expertise that includes high-rise office buildings, major renovations, data centers, and corporate interiors. Christopher is also an adjunct professor in NYIT's School of Architecture and Design.
Scott Fiesel (B.F.A. '92) is audience development and analytics manager at New York City-based Managing Automation Media, a division of Thomas Publishing LLC.
Stewart Leffler (B.Arch. '92) is senior project manager and project architect at Watts Architecture and Engineering in Buffalo, N.Y.
Carol Teplin (B.S. '92, M.P.S. '94) co-authored the book, The Unheard Voices of the Aging Parent, which discusses how parents use therapy to resolve conflicts in their relationships with middleage children.
Kenneth R. Gehringer (B.S. '93) has been elected vice president for the Northeast region of the Construction Specifications Institute. He works as the senior project architect in the Private Sector Division of Melville, N.Y.-based H2M.
Bonnie Habyan (M.A. '92) is executive vice president of marketing for Arbor Commercial Mortgage LLC in Uniondale, N.Y., where she handles all branding, advertising, customer relations management, lead generation, media relations, and related areas. In 2008, she was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Long Island Business News.
Christopher M. Hanson (B.S. '95) is the new senior project manager and director of health care practice at the New York office of MDKA, a corporate space planning and interior design firm. He brings to this position 15 years of experience, including 10 years of project management at some of New York's premier health care facilities. Most recently, Christopher was a project leader at New York Presbyterian Hospital, directing multiple projects with budgets as high as $25 million.
Arun Manansingh (B.S. '95) has joined Judlau Contracting as its new chief information officer, responsible for establishing, planning, organizing, and controlling all activities of the technology department. Arun says, "The experiences I took away from NYIT have provided a foundation that has helped me throughout my life and career."
Marva Titley-Smith (B.Arch. '95) is chief planner in the Town and Country Planning department in the British Virgin Islands, a post she has held since June 2009.
David Johnston (D.O. '96) runs the Osteopathic Wellness Center located in Ridgefield, N.Y. Working with him is Lisa Preston (D.O. '03), who splits her time between Johnston's clinic and in the emergency department as a physician for St. John's Riverside Hospital in Yonkers.
Vincent L. Sadusky (M.B.A. '96) has joined the board of directors of International Game Technology. He is president and CEO of LIN TV Corp., a multimedia company located in Providence, R.I. Previously, Vincent was the CFO and treasurer of Telemundo Communications.
Vertel Martin (M.S. '96) was chosen for inclusion in the biographical section of the FBI National Academy's 75th anniversary commemorative book. The New York state-certified police academy instructor, with more than two decades of experience, is also certified as a paralegal and has worked as a private security detective. Vertel is currently a part-time teacher at East Stroudsburg University and Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania.
Keith A. Nethersole (B.S. '96) has been recognized by Stanford Who's Who for his consulting work. He has been the director of operations and training for Pembroke Pines, Fla.-based Cohen & Klein Consulting for the past 18 years.
Cindy B. Penchina (M.S. '97) is principal and executive director at Hudson Fusion, a marketing firm based in Westchester, N.Y. She has more than 10 years of experience working in technology, e-commerce and Web design.
Simon E. Prince (D.O. '97) is medical director of the Queens-Long Island Renal Institute and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology. He is also a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and teaches nephrology at NYCOM.
Cambridge Who's Who has recognized Akwasi A. Achampong (D.O. '97) for demonstrating dedication, leadership, and excellence in medical care. A physician at Elmont Medical PC in Elmont, N.Y., he specializes in diabetes and hypertension treatment and is a member of the Nassau County Medical Society and MedNet Technologies Inc.
Bellamy Brook (D.O. '98) is medical director at Peconic Landing, a retirement community located in Greenport, N.Y. He is also affiliated with Eastern Long Island Hospital (also in Greenport), is board certified in family practice, and specializes in geriatrics and urgent care medicine.
Sania Wilkins (D.O. '98) has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for her dedication, leadership, and excellence in pediatric health care. She is the primary physician at Port Pediatrics in Port Washington, N.Y., and an adjunct professor at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Bruce (D.O. '99) and Sharon Marts (M.S. '99) live in Dublin, Calif., with their three children, Erika, Kira, and Cole. Bruce is an emergency medical physician at Kaiser Permanente. Sharon is working toward a doctorate in education at the University of San Francisco.
Karine Thevenin-Smaltz (B.S. '99, D.O. '04) has joined Dillsburg Family Health Center in Dillsburg, Pa. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
| 2000s |
William Sorice (B.F.A. '00) has been recognized by the Coney Island Film Festival and GIAA Film Festival for his short film, Vinny Vino. The film also won a comedy award at the eighth annual Global Art Film Festival.
Coster Aurelien (B.S. '01, M.B.A. '05) is president of Qualified Healthcare Solutions, a consulting firm based in Hauppauge, N.Y. Since earning his NYIT degree, he has had the opportunity to work for Fortune 500 firms, including Henry Schein and Honeywell. Says Coster: "My biggest accomplishment was returning to NYIT in 2003 for my M.B.A. The program gave me the tools I needed to succeed in my own business." He also recalls how NYIT's cultural diversity provided a global perspective.
Chi Fai Lau (B.S. '01) works as a registered architect for Furman & Furman Architects in New York City.
Joseph Laurita Jr. (B.S. '01) was sworn in as a Garden City, N.Y., police officer earlier this year. He is a sevenyear veteran of the New York City Police Department, where he was assigned to the 83rd precinct.
Matthew D. McDonald (D.O. '01) joined the staff at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., earlier this year. He also practices medicine at Saratoga Surgical Associates and was previously the chief of general and bariatric surgery as well as critical care at Keller Army Community Hospital in West Point, N.Y.
Angela R. Dorsey (D.O. '02) was recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for her excellence in medical care, based on her work for Indian Health Services as an urgent care physician. She also volunteered to help Hurricane Katrina victims, provided medical assistance to a mission group in South Africa, and continues to sponsor children in Africa through Child Fund International.
Karen Engel (B.P.S. '02) launched her career in the jewelry industry after graduating from NYIT. She now runs Engel Diamonds, which offers custommade pieces.
Marios D. Gagos (D.O. '03) runs a private practice in Queens, N.Y. Board certified in cardiovascular diseases and nuclear cardiology, he is a faculty member at the New York Hospital Queens' Heart and Vascular Center. Marios is a member of the Hellenic Medical Society and is actively involved in promoting cardiovascular health to the Greek- American community.
Georgia Gordon (B.P.S. '03, M.S. '07) plays defense for Jamaica's Sunshine Girls, a netball team that travels the world. She has played in three world championships and two Commonwealth Games.
Jennifer Hohn (B.S. '03) is executive director at the North Adams Housing Authority in Massachusetts.
David Pallant (M.A. '03) is an assistant professor of English at the County College of Morris in Randolph, N.J. He previously worked for Google, Fox Sports Network, and Governor Howard Dean during his presidential campaign.
Major Kalpesh Purohit (D.O. '03) was awarded the Davis Scholarship by the Aerospace Medical Association. He is currently a resident in aviation and preventive medicine for the U.S. Army.
Patricia Sargent (D.O. '03) has joined Main Street Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in Nashua, N.H. She is also associated with Foundation Medical Partners, a staff member at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Yazeed Al-Khalidi (M.B.A. '04) is chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Pharmacy1 in Jordan.
Jessica Buritica (B.A. '04) is a video editor for BBC America. In June 2008, she married army veteran Jeremy Diaz, and together they live in Hollis, N.Y.
Muhammad U.A. Bhatty (D.O. '05) is a hospitalist at Rochester General Hospital. He lives in Pittsford, N.Y., with his wife, Jazeela.
Mylan Vaugeois Kohler (D.O. '05) has joined the staff at Tamarack Behavioral Health Center in Manitowoc, Wis., where she specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry.
Before retiring, Albert Winn (M.B.A. '05) served as vice president of the Apache (helicopter) programs at Boeing. He plans to spend his newfound free time restoring a 1957 Indian motorcycle and 1956 Chevy Nomad. He and his wife, Kathleen, have seven children.
Jose Acevedo (M.B.A. '06) is president and CEO at Finger Lakes Health in Geneva, N.Y. He joined the health services provider in 2004 as vice president for medical affairs and chief medical officer and also serves on the board of Veterans Health Administration Empire-Metro and on the Salvation Army advisory board.
Fatima A. Al-Banna (B.S. '06) is manager of human resources and administration for the global real estate development group at Manama, Bahrain-based Global Banking Corporation.
Cambridge Who's Who has recognized Brian Cantelope (B.S. '06), manager for Cypress, Calif.-based Health Informatics International, for his dedication, leadership, and excellence in the field of financial management.
Mu-Chien Chiang (D.O. '06) works as an internal medicine doctor in Costa Mesa, Calif. for Bristol Park Medical Group.
Denice H. Franco (D.O. '06) specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Orthopaedic Specialists & Hand Surgical Associates in Pennsylvania. She is also a certified acupuncturist.
Dana J. Hepler (B. Arch. '06, M. Arch. '07), principal at Hepler Associates, Architects and Land Planners in New York City, co-authored Drafting and Design for Architecture, 9th Edition. He is also an adjunct professor of architecture at NYIT.
Charlie Hicks (M.S. '06) won the 2010 Varsity 845 Coach of the Year award for leading the Livingston Manor (N.Y.) high school softball team to its first championship. In addition, he teaches fifth and sixth grade math at Livingston Manor Elementary School.
Harlan Krepcik (B.S. '06, M.B.A. '07) is the commercial systems sales engineer for Carrier Enterprise in Norfolk, Va., and has authored various technical papers and textbooks on heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration.
Stephen B. Lemke (D.O. '06) has joined the staff of Shore Health System in Easton, Md., where he practices in the department of anesthesiology.
Mike MacMillan (B.S. '06) and Mike Gaffney (B.S. '07) are coaches for the Long Island Collegians, a team that plays in the Atlantic Baseball League. From 2003 to 2008, Gaffney played shortstop in the Kansas City Royals' AA farm system.
Yasha Magyar (D.O. '06) has joined the medical staff at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, in Pottstown, Pa., and also works at nearby Performance Spine and Sports Physicians.
Designer Nadeen Ghalayini (B.F.A. '07) had the pleasure of attending classes at NYIT campuses in Jordan and Manhattan. Since earning her degree, she has worked on projects for the United Nations, including maintaining and updating its Arabic Web pages.
Cambridge Who's Who recognized Milton Francis (M.S. '07), a mathematics teacher and technology coordinator for the New York City Department of Education, for his excellence in educational instruction. He is a member of the American Federation of Teachers and is listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers.
Martin J. Moffitt (B.S. '08) has joined the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site's Maintenance Division in Cove Neck, N.Y. The U.S. Air Force veteran has also worked for the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area in New York and New Jersey.
Jenna Ament (B.S. '09) was highlighted as ìone to watchî in the field of engineering by Long Island Business News. She manages marketing and business development functions for Northeast Building Systems in Melville, N.Y. Jenna facilitated the company's completion of a major project on behalf of the Jacob K. Javits Center. She is also a member of Professional Women in Construction.
Danelle Garcia (B.F.A. '09) spent the past year at Fox News in New York City in the Ailes Apprenticeship Program, which gives new staffers the chance to interact with high-level executives at the news network. She is a production assistant in Fox's graphics department.
Joseph Burroughs (A.Cert. '09, M.S. '10) is general manager of energy refurbished parts for GE Energy in Atlanta, Ga. This past summer, he was accepted into the Ph.D. program in International Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University.