Thomas Welsh ’75 (BS, CLAS) ’80 (JD)
Thomas Welsh ’75 (BS, CLAS) ’80 (JD) has been appointed as the General Counsel of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Bussan Americas, Inc. (“NSBA”), effective as of January 1, 2019. NSBA is a trading company dealing with ferrous & non-ferrous metals, food & machinery & equipment with headquarters office in Chicago & with offices in Pittsburgh, Houston, Los Angeles area & Mexico City, Mexico & has joint ventures & facilities throughout the United States & Mexico.
Tom Ingrassia ’75 (CLAS)
Tom Ingrassia’s ’75 (CLAS) book, Reflections Of A Love Supreme: Motown Through The Eyes Of Fans, was recently honored by the National Association of Book Entrepreneurs with its Pinnacle Award as the Best Musical History Book of The Year. This is the second award for Reflection, which was named Best Music Book by the National Indie Excellence Awards. Ingrassia’s first book, One Door Closes: Overcoming Adversity By Following Your Dreams, is currently being adapted as a documentary film, due out in late 2019.
Lisa C. Taylor, ’79 (CLAS) MA ’81 (Neag)
Lisa C. Taylor, ’79 (CLAS) MA ’81 (Neag) had her sixth book, Impossibly Small Spaces , a collection of short stories published in October 2018. Impossibly Small Spaces was published by Arlen House/Syracuse University Press. Lisa has four collections of poetry and two collections of short stories. She teaches private writing workshops here and in Ireland. She also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Stonecoast (Univ. of Southern Maine). She is married to Russ Taylor ’80 (CLAS) and they collaborate on many creative projects. His photography has been used on four of her book covers.
Bill Hendricks ’75 (BUS)
Bill Hendricks ’75 (BUS) has been recently appointed Director, Branch Control Officer at Oppenheimer & CO. Inc, Los Angeles, California. Bill has over 30 years experience in the secuirities industry, holding mangement positions for Wells Fargo Advisors, UBS and PaineWebber.
Howard Weinstein ’75 (CLAS)
Howard Weinstein ’75 (CLAS), hree-time New York Times bestselling author won a 2018 Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award for his new historical novel Galloway’s Gamble. His 16th book earned honors as Best First Western Novel. A sequel is in the works.