Category: Weddings and Anniversaries

Cynthia Harakaly ’12 MA and Shane Gibson ’12 MS

Cynthia Harakaly ’12 MA and Shane Gibson ’12 MS were married April 14, 2017 in Sedona, Ariz. They met at UConn in 2011 and moved to Arizona in 2013. Cynthia is a high school counselor at Mingus Union High School and Shane is a professor of mathematics at Yavapai College.

Jessica (Lennon) Karolidis ’06 (CLAS) & Evangelos Karolidis ’05 (CAHNR)

Jessica (Lennon) Karolidis ’06 (CLAS) and Evangelos Karolidis ’05 (CAHNR) welcomed their first daughter Penelope Maria Karolidis on June 26, 2017. Jessica and Evangelos were married June 20, 2015.

Elise (Nickerson) Marzik ’10 (CLAS) and James Marzik ’10 (ENG)

Elise (Nickerson) Marzik ’10 (CLAS) and James Marzik ’10 (ENG) are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Charles Vincent, born on September 22, 2016. Elise and James were married on April 11, 2015.

Courtney Dinnan ’12 (CLAS) and David Knapp ’10 (ED)

Courtney Dinnan ’12 (CLAS) and David Knapp ’10 (ED) were married on May 28, 2017 and celebrated with many fellow proud UConn alumni including UConn Huskies basketball player Neils Giffey.
While at UConn, Courtney competed for the Huskies as a 3-sport athlete and captain of the women’s cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field teams.

Nicole Lavoie ’12 (ENG) and Jordan Smith ’12 (ENG)

Nicole Lavoie ’12 (ENG) and Jordan Smith ’12 (ENG) were married on June 4, 2017 in Bolton, Conn. surrounded by friends, family, and many fellow UConn alumni from 2007-2014.

Brien Buckman ’12 (CLAS) and Alicia (Kruzansky) Buckman ’12 (CLAS)

Brien Buckman ’12 (CLAS) and Alicia (Kruzansky) Buckman ’12 (CLAS) married November 20, 2016 in West Hartford, Conn. They are now residing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Eric Patros ’10 (CLAS) and Linda (Van) Patros ’12 (CLAS)

Eric Patros ’10 (CLAS) and Linda (Van) Patros ’12 (CLAS), UConn sweethearts, were married in Prospect, Conn. on July 16, 2016 surrounded by 3 generations of proud UConn alumni.

Ron Ciak ’11 (CLAS, ENG) and Collyn Seeger ’08 (CLAS), ’09 MS

Ron Ciak ’11 (CLAS, ENG) and Collyn Seeger ’08 (CLAS), ’09 MS were married on Sunday, October 16, 2016 in Groton, Conn. at the Branford House on the UConn Avery Point Campus.

Jill (Curtis) Heslin ’04 (CLAS) and Kevin Heslin ’05 (CLAS)

Jill (Curtis) Heslin ’04 (CLAS) and Kevin Heslin ’05 (CLAS) welcomed their first son, Brian Curtis Heslin, on October 25, 2016. Jill and Kevin were married in 2009.