Category: 1980s

note includes graduate from the 1980s

Dr. Alan J. Lipman ’84 (CLAS)

Dr. Alan J. Lipman ’84 (CLAS) was featured in the Tom Hanks/CNN series “The Nineties”, in the episode “Terrorism Strikes Home.” Dr. Lipman discussed the causes and consequences of such violent and terrorist attacks as the World Trade Center bombing, the Columbine School Shootings, and the Oklahoma City bombing, and how such events could be prevented in the future.

Deborah Fuhr ’82 (BUS)

Deborah Fuhr ’82 (BUS), managing partner and co-founder at ETFGI LLP, an independent research and consultancy firm, will be presented with the 100 Women in Finance (100WF) 2017 European Industry Leadership Award at the organization’s annual London Gala on October 11, 2017.

Each year, 100WF identifies a woman whose professional talent, business ethics, and passion for investing help define and advance the industry’s standards of excellence.

Michael I. Flores ’89 (CLAS)

Attorney Michael I. Flores ’89 (CLAS), of Orleans, Mass., was elected President of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Massachusetts Chapter, for a two year term commencing in September, 2017. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers is a national organization consisting of approximately 1,200 of the most distinguished divorce and family law attorneys in the United States. Attorney Flores became a Fellow of the Academy in 2011.

Kathleen Natusch Martin ’83 (CLAS)

Kathleen Natusch Martin ’83 (CLAS) is Director of Analytic Decision Sciences at Santander in Boston, Mass. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control. She recently had an article publicized in the ISACA journal, entitled “Importance of Recertification Completeness in the Control Environment”.

Dr. Alan Lipman ’84 (CLAS)

Dr. Alan Lipman ’84 (CLAS) was quoted in the Washington Post article “This is why the Alexandria shooting is so unsettling for Washington” and the Des Moines Register editorial “How Hodgkinson could win, and Americans lose” regarding the June 14, 2017 Congressional shootings.

Susie Bisulca Beam ’80 (CLAS)

Susie Bisulca Beam ’80 (CLAS), major in Fashion Design Retail Management, published her book called “He’s Not My Husband” published by Xilbris Publishing. This year she also was chosen to sing a duet at the Northampton Community College Chorus 50th year Chorus celebration.

Margaret Myers ’86 (CLAS)

Margaret Myers ’86 (CLAS) and her husband Norman Myers ’85 (CLAS) both graduated from UConn.
Peggy (Walsh) graduated in 1986 a DRM (Design & Resource Management) major and played on the Women’s Basketball Team. Norman graduated in 1985 and was an Economics major. He played on the football team. Both of their children graduated in May from UConn. Their daughter Kelly ’14 (CLAS) ’16 MA got her undergrad in Psychology and her Masters in School Counseling and was on the UConn Track & Field Team. Their son Tommy ’16 (CLAS) graduated with a Communication degree and is currently on the football team and getting his masters in Sports Management.

Pamela Hackbart-Dean ’87 MA

Pamela Hackbart-Dean ’87 MA, director of the Special Collections Research Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will be inducted as a Fellow of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) during a ceremony at the SAA Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, July 23–29. The distinction of Fellow is the highest honor bestowed on individuals by SAA and is awarded for outstanding contributions to the archives profession.

Hackbart-Dean, who earned her master’s degree in history and archival management at the University of Connecticut, has distinguished herself as a thoughtful leader. Her nominators describe her as a “skilled teacher” and someone for whom “to be a professional archivist is to be active—to publish, to present, to serve, to mentor, to collaborate, to learn, and to question.”

Marikate Murren ’89 (CLAS), ’96 MA

Marikate Murren ’89 (CLAS), ’96 MA was recently named Vice President, Human Resources at MGM Springfield which is due to open in September 2017.

Heather Sherman Somers ’88 (CLAS)

Heather Sherman Somers ’88 (CLAS) was elected the Connecticut State Senate in November 2016.