On December 18, 2018 Jacqueline McLean ’92 (SSW) was a featured guest on the 6th annual NightSide non-profits show hosted by Dan Rea on WBZ-AM radio in Boston. Jacqueline is the co-founder of NFL Speaks, a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization. NFL Speaks’ mission is to develop, recruit and maintain a highly-skilled national network of behavioral health professionals to offer a model of care that responds to the unique mental health needs of retired professional football players and other professional athletes and to reduce the stigma that perpetuates the silent crisis of men’s mental health.
Kerryann Tomlinson ’94 (SSW) is now the Executive Director for Playworks, overseeing the Arizona region. Her role includes leading the region’s strategic goals, managing a team of 20 staff members, staffing the region’s advisory board and overseeing program quality/delivery of service, which impacts the lives of over 50,000 students across Arizona.
Tony Susi, ’85 MA (Fine Arts) recently released his 6th album of original music entitled “Catartic Keys”. This collection of nine songs composed by the singer/songwriter is intended to help people cope with whatever life throws at them in a positive way through music. The songs are in various pop styles including rock, R&B and contemporary country. Tony graduated with a Masters in Music Education.
William Guerrero ’93 (CLAS) has begun his new position as the Vice President of Finance at Ithaca College. William has dedicated the majority of his professional career to higher education and has a unique passion to think outside the box in order to preserve and elevate the institution of higher education. He received his BA in Communications in 1993.
Theresa M. Werick PhD ’95 (CLAS) of Buffalo, NY passed away on September 7, 2018. Theresa was born on March 22nd, 1950 to Ralph and Esther Werick (née Treanor) (deceased) and is survived by her five siblings Margaret Ackley, Mary Werick, William Werick, Katherine Werick, and Joanne Werick.
Terry attended high school at Holy Angels Academy, graduating in 1968. She graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 1985 where she studied Psychology and Sociology and, in 1995, earned her PhD in Biobehavioral Genetics from the University of Connecticut with an emphasis on Schizophrenia research. Subsequently, Terry worked for several pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical research trials in order to further the research, understanding and treatment of various illnesses – a calling for which she had great passion. She accomplished all this and more while raising her three children, often as a single mother.
Lawrence Davis ’90 (CLAS), ’01 Ph.D was recently appointed a Center Associate at the Davis Center at Harvard University. The Center supports research and teaching in Russian and Eurasian Studies. Larry is a professor of history at North Shore Community College in Danvers, Mass.
Jonathan Andersen ’92 (CLAS), ’12 MA, a professor of English at Quinebaug Valley Community College in Danielson and Willimantic, Conn., was awarded the 2017 David Martinson – Meadowhawk Prize by Red Dragonfly Press for his second full-length collection of poems, Augur.
Capt. Grant W. Westerson ’92 (BGS), A.M.S., has been a Connecticut Recreational Marine industry professional since 1963 and is on many state, local, and national committees, chairing most. Recently he was appointed as a Director to the Connecticut Port Authority by Senate Majority Leader Fasano. Westerson is a Marine Surveyor by trade and Captains a cruise ship for the Valley Railroad.
Timothy Bartlett ’90 (ED) has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA in New Haven, Conn. He previously served the CCC YMCA as the District Executive Director overseeing the Bridgeport, Stratford and Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA’s. He lives in Newtown, Conn. with his wife and two children.