Category: 1990s

note includes graduate from the 1990s

David Watts ’96 (CLAS)

David Watts ’96 (CLAS) was recently elected to a three year term as President of the Board of Directors at David’s House in Lebanon, N.H. David’s House provides a home-away-from-home and support for families with children receiving treatment through the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 (CLAS), ’99 MBA

Jasmine Alcantara ’95 (CLAS), ’99 MBA, owner of JLA Group, will be awarded the 2017 U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Innovation & Performance Award at the National Small Business Federal Contracting Summit in Washington, D.C. on March 30, 2017. This prestigious award recognizes women-owned small business owners who exhibit outstanding innovation and/or performance on a key contract that will significantly bolster their ability to secure future opportunities. She has also been selected to present at the Southern New England Conference-Project Management Institute 12th Annual Conference at the Connecticut Convention Center on April 24, 2017. JLA Group ( provides a wide range of consulting and advisory services such as strategic planning and communications, project management, change and performance measurement, acquisition strategy and execution, and proposal and grant development to Government clients and commercial industries.

Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS)

Dan Thomas ’90 (CLAS) is an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He recently completed a two-year detail as lead counsel to the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. In that position he was responsible for legal advice on all human spaceflight matters, including missions to the International Space Station, development of commercial crew vehicles with Boeing and SpaceX, astronaut programs, and future missions to Mars. Dan is also a reserve JAG in the United States Air Force. He is currently assigned to the Pentagon as a Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Lynn M. Patarini ’97 (BGS)

Lynn M. Patarini ’97 (BGS), under the pseudonym L.M. Pampuro, released her fifth novel, Uncle Neddy’s Funeral, in May 2017.

Rob Carolla ’94 (CLAS)

Rob Carolla ’94 (CLAS) was named President of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the 2017-18 academic year at the organization’s annual convention in Orlando. CoSIDA is a 3,000+ member association for college athletics communications professionals and Carolla has served as an officer the past three years.

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS)

Aimée Allaire ’98 (CLAS) has recently surpassed the halfway mark of an intensive study on the importance of motherhood in the modern world. Her work has been indirectly sponsored by various Connecticut companies, including UTCPower and currently Bauer, Inc. in Bristol. She lives in Mystic with her husband, Keith Brainard ’98 (ENG) and their four children.

Vladimir Coric M.D.’92 (CLAS)

Vladimir Coric M.D.’92 (CLAS) rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on May 9, 2017 after the company that he founded, Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN), went public. Biohaven raised $195 M in its IPO and thus far, was the largest biotech IPO of 2017.

Stefanie (Pratola) Ferreri ’97 (PHR)

Stefanie (Pratola) Ferreri ’97 (PHR), was recently promoted to Clinical Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, NC. She is also the current president of the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists and recently received the National Community Pharmacists Association Leadership Award. She lives in Durham, N.C. with her husband, Eric Ferreri ’95 (CLAS), and their 9-year-old twins.