Kate Moran Connolly ’03 (CAHNR) is the Physician’s Assistant in Bridgeport Hospital’s Burn Unit. She earned a degree in Nutritional Science with a minor in Exercise Physiology at UConn several years ago, became a registered dietician, and worked for several years at Bridgeport Hosp. She earned her PA in Philidelphia, Pa., recently (9 months ago) became a mother, and just spent a year as Bridgeport Hospital’s Employee of the Year. This note was submitted by Kate’s father, Jack Moran, who is very proud of her accomplishments.
Dr. John Thomas Marcoux ’89 (CAHNR) of Sudbury, MA, is the recipient of the 2017 American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon’s (ACFAS) Distinguished Service Award, one of the College’s highest honors. The ACFAS Board of Directors presents this award each year to recognize those members who volunteer their time, expertise and service behind the scenes to advance the College’s mission. Dr. Marcoux is the fourteenth recipient of this distinguished honor and was presented with the award at ACFAS’ Annual Scientific Conference in Las Vegas on February 28, 2017.
Maura A. Power ’94 MA ran her first marathon in Clonakilty, Ireland this past December. She was sponsored by Vibram and Team Hoyt Running Chairs to promote the movement of Inclusion of assisted athletes. Team Hoyt Running Chairs offer those with disabilities “to experience the thrill of the race”.
Norman Freyer ’58 (CAHNR), was recently awarded a lifetime membership in the Citrus Watercolor Society. He is a past-president of the society and the only lifetime member. He is also a member of the Nature Coast Painters art critique group, an associate member of the Florida Watercolor Society, and The Art Center of Citrus County. His work can be seen on his website.
Christopher George Clark ’72 (CAHNR), ’73 MS of Storrs Conn. departed this life on September 9, 2016. Born and raised in Hartford, Chris is survived by his wife Penny, four children, two step-children, and three siblings.
Kate (Moran) Connolly ’03 (CAHNR) received her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia University in 2010. Connolly is now employed at the Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital and was named the 2016 Employee of the Year.
Kate and Daryl Connolly, MD, were married on August 31, 2013 and welcomed their daughter Clare Connolly on August 27, 2016.