Category: 1970s

note includes graduate from the 1970s

Arthur Horwitz ’76 (CLAS)

Arthur Horwitz ’76 (CLAS) was elected in February as board chair of Detroit Public Television, the 10th largest PBS affiliate. He recently concluded a four-year term as commissioner and chair of the non-partisan Michigan Civil Rights Commission, which in 2016 received more than 2,000 claims of housing, employment, and public accommodation discrimination and completed an extensive investigation into alleged civil rights violations centered on the Flint water crisis. He is president of Renaissance Media. His wife, Gina Wesler Horwitz ’78 (CLAS), is a senior major gift officer for Wayne State University in Detroit.

Clifford A. Lange ’79 (CLAS)

Clifford A. Lange ’79 (CLAS), was recently promoted to Executive Vice President-Chief Financial Officer and Chief Actuary of Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company in Canton, Mass.
Cliff and his wife Cindy ’87 (CLAS) moved to Mattapoisett, Mass in 2016, now that their three daughters have grown up and “left the nest”. In 2016 Cliff completed 120.7 miles in a 3 Day Footrace called “Across the Years” in Glendale, Ariz. In 2015 he completed 61.1 miles in a 24 Hour footrace called “24 Hours Around the Lake” in Wakefield, Mass.

John Strom ’65 (CLAS) ’76 MA

John Strom ’65 (CLAS) ’76 MA published a new book titled “Maximizing Your ROPI© – Return on Your People Investment.” The book is based on Strom’s 30+ years of management training, coaching and consulting, primarily in the automobile business.

Paul Agrimis ’79 (ENG)

Paul Agrimis ’79 (ENG) was awarded the Distinguished Practitioner Award by the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Christopher George Clark ’72 (CAHNR), ’73 MS

Christopher George Clark ’72 (CAHNR), ’73 MS of Storrs Conn. departed this life on September 9, 2016. Born and raised in Hartford, Chris is survived by his wife Penny, four children, two step-children, and three siblings. Full obituary

Edward Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS) and Thomas Parrino ’83 (CLAS)

Edward Nusbaum ’70 (CLAS) and Thomas Parrino ’83 (CLAS) are excited to announce their law firm, Nusbaum & Parrino P.C., has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a 2017 Best Law Firm in the category of Metropolitan Tier 1 Stamford for family law.

Gerard Monaghan ’72 MA

Gerard Monaghan ’72 MA, after running the International Association of Bridal Consultants for 25 years, has begun a new venture, The Wedding Council. The e-brochure helps couples plan their specialty or ethnic-inspired wedding.

Paul F. Pizzo ’76 (CLAS)

Paul F. Pizzo ’76 (CLAS), after 16 years with Travelers Life and Annuity and MetLife, has established a freelance voiceover business. Paul Christopher Voiceover Associates in West Hartford, Conn. serves the video and advertising industries. “Paul Christopher” was the air name Paul first used as an announcer and News Director at WHUS-FM.

Martin James Lewis ’79 (ENG)

Martin James Lewis ’79 (ENG) died in Costa Mesa, Calif. on June 2, 2016. Lewis lived in South Windsor, Conn. with his wife Karen where they raised their 3 daughters, prior to his death.