Winter 2004 Magazine Archive & SearchMuhlenberg Home


page 20: ’56 - ’66

page 21: ’67 - ’80

page 22: ’81 - ’87

page 23: ’88 - ’91

page 24: ’92 - ’95

page 25: ’96 - ’97


page 26: ’98 - ’99

page 27: ’00 - ’01

page 28: mini-mules ’79 - ’93

page 29: mini-mules ’94 - ’03

page 30: ’02 -’03

page 31: in memoriam

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| ’00 | Louis Alloro sends this update: “I have accepted a partnership in my family’s business, a 25-year-old family basement waterproofing company that my parents built. I’m expanding a New Jersey-, New York- and Pennsylvania-based business into Connecticut and Rhode Island. I’m also ‘milleniumizing’ systems and processes that haven’t been tampered with since the mid-80s! Working on non-fiction writing projects and looking into graduate schools as well.” Erin Frawley, who has been teaching Spanish in the Parkland School District for four years, writes that she is engaged to Noel Mahmood, a science teacher. The couple is planning a spring wedding. Erin lives in Allentown. Megan Reaser recently graduated from Villanova Law School. She is awaiting Pennsylvania bar exam results and looking for a job with a small firm or private practice. Dana L. Yannuzzi graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in May 2003. In her final year of law school, she worked as a student attorney in the Low Income Taxpayer’s Clinic, sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. She has been admitted to practice law in the state of New Jersey, and is awaiting admission to the state of New York after passing both bar examinations in July 2003. Currently she is working as Independent Corporate Counsel for VTech in Parsippany, N.J.

Alumni in attendance at the wedding of Kristin (George) ’01 and Steven Faella ’98

| ’01 | Rebecca Berg and Ralph C. Grimaldi, III of New Orleans, La., are planning a June 2004 wedding. Many ’01 grads and members of Rebecca’s sorority will attend! Frank Elchert is pursuing an M.B.A. in international business at Lehigh University. Many alumni were in attendance at the wedding of Kristin (George) and Steve Faella ’98, June 20, 2003, in Willow Grove, Pa. Honor attendants included Kerry Lambert, Kelly Milo, Cheryl Taft, Brad Collins ’98 and James Tulli ’98. Steve and Kristin live in King of Prussia, Pa. Steve is a newsroom supervisor for BusinessWire in Bala Cynwyd, and Kristin is a senior auditor with Deloitte & Touche in Philadelphia. After recently completing her master’s degree in education, Cheryl Galaga is now teaching eighth-grade English at Merrick Avenue Middle School on Long Island. She is also the theater and dance director for the school. Jonathan Levin completed his master’s degree in urban childhood education at Adelphi University in May of 2003. After working for two years as a first-grade teacher in the Bronx, he teaches first grade in West Nyack, N.Y. After spending a year in Madrid, Spain, researching women’s history, Katie McCleary has returned to the Lehigh Valley and is now the study abroad advisor at Lehigh University. Lauren Kefalonitis is the social studies department head and serves on the board of directors at the Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences in Wilmington, N.C. She plans to begin graduate school at UNC in the spring. Annie McCormick is a freelance photojournalist working primarily for The New York Times, Associated Press and The Star Ledger. Since graduation, she has covered the attacks of anthrax, congressional and gubernatorial campaigns, the Rabbi Neulander trial, NFL, NHL and the Miss America pageant. She lives in Philadelphia. Jennifer Morgan Smith writes that she and her fiancé, Bob Levy, are planning an August 14, 2004, wedding. Bob is an attorney for the Department of Homeland Security and Jennifer is a student at the University of Buffalo School of Law. They met while working in the office of judicial affairs at the University at Buffalo, where Jennifer is a university advisor in charge of prosecuting violations of University rules and regulations. Joy Strauss has been working as a move-in coordinator for Sunrise Assisted Living for a little over a year. It was at work that she met her fiancé, Dave Oborne, who works for Verizon. Joy and Dave are planning an August 2004 wedding. At press time, Laura E. (Gathman) Taylor and her husband, Aaron, were planning to move from Honolulu to Boston, where Aaron will teach at MIT and Laura will pursue a master’s degree in education at the University of Massachusetts. “We will certainly miss the beautiful weather but are looking forward to being back on the east coast,” says Laura.


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