Category: Class Notes

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Loraine (Canfield) Fischer ’50 (CLAS)

Loraine (Canfield) Fischer ’50 (CLAS) died in Peterborough, N.H. on June 16. She was the widow of Robert A. Fischer, Jr. ’51 (ED), who died in 2015. They were married for 64 years, both were retired teachers, and after retirement, had a small farm in New Hampton, N.H.

Mark Roberts ’05 (CLAS)

Mark Roberts ’05 (CLAS) graduated with a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of New Haven in May, 2018. Roberts, a 12-year veteran Trooper with the Connecticut State Police, was also inducted into Pi Alpha Alpha, the global honor fraternity for public administration students, as a result of his academic performance.

Elizabeth M. Johnson ’97 (SFA)(CLAS)

Elizabeth M. Johnson ’97 (SFA)(CLAS) founded a boutique consulting and training firm, Spark Equity, based in Durham, N.C. Her firm specializes in helping healthcare providers understand how patient trauma impacts quality of care as well as their own quality of life.

Dan Mannheim ’54 (CLAS)

Dan Mannheim ’54 (CLAS) retired in 1990 after 35 years with Sprague Electric. He enjoys living in Casselberry, Fla. since 1976 and keeps in touch with a few fraternity brothers from former PSD chapter at UConn.

Lenny Carlson ’62 (ED), ’63 MS

Lenny Carlson ’62 (ED), ’63 MS has been named Professional Basketball Talent Scout for Interperformances, the premier Sports and Entertainment Agency in Europe.

Bobbie Ann Mason ’72 Ph.D, ’02H

Bobbie Ann Mason ’72 Ph.D, ’02H recently published a new book “Patchwork: A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader”.

Stewart Levine DMD ’70 (CLAS)

Stewart Levine ’70 (CLAS) attended UConn on wrestling scholarship, was a varsity wrestler, and has been inducted into (EPHOF) Elmwood Park Hall of Fame (Elmwood Park formerly East Paterson, N.J.) in 2012. He has been a wrestling official in both N.J. and Fla. Residing in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. and P/T in Colts Neck, N.J.

Joe Wocoski ’73 (CLAS)

Joe Wocoski ’73 (CLAS) recently published his first novel, “Andy Anders and the Rebel Spies” under the pen name “Allen Alright”. “Andy Anders and the Rebel Spies” is a teen & young adult civil war novel set at the start of the civil war in 1861, in the fictional town of Mercyville, Connecticut.

Tom Vaughan ’79 (CLAS)

Tom Vaughan ’79 (CLAS) was elected as National President of UNICO National, the largest Italian American service organization in the country. UNICO National raises and donates about $5,000,000 dollars a year for local and national charities and scholarships. UNICO’s 5000 plus volunteer members in 110 local chapters also work to preserve Italian American heritage. Tom has served on the UNICO National Executive Committee for eight years and has been leading the organization since it’s national convention in Scottsdale in July 2017.