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Find out which of our alums is celebrating a promotion, a new career, or their start-up business in Class Notes. See who is making news, and take a moment to remember those who have passed on.

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Josephina Rivera ’17 has started as legal intern with Sony Corp. in the Atlanta, Georgia, metropolitan area.

Brian Tomek ’17 has started as LC-MS instrument specialist at Cordant Health Solutions in Huntington, New York.

Gian Carpino ’16 helped create “I Can’t Breathe – Uprising Against Racism,” a documentary that recorded the events on the streets of New York’s Capital Region in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. Spectrum News reporter Jackson Wang ’14 interviewed Carpino and his documentary teammates on the experience.

Jeffrey Dimoulas G’16 has a new position with Miller Place School District (Miller Place, New York) as the humanities curriculum specialist.

Alexandra Sarfaty ’16 has become a product manager at Verisk in San Diego, California.

Josh Terry ’16 has been promoted to graphic designer at the New York Times Brand Studio in New York, New York.

Courtney Carr ’15 has become marketing manager at Shank Marketing in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dina Baker G’14 has become director of curriculum and student services at Saratoga Independent School (Saratoga Springs, New York).

Charlotte Mennona G’11 has become director of student services for Liberty Central School District (Liberty, New York).


Caitlin Pixley Ferrante ’08, G’10, Conservation Program Manager, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, was recognized as one of the City & State’s 2020 Albany Rising Stars.

Stephanie (Brink) Hilland ’08 and her husband Spencer opened the HP Performance Center, a volleyball facility in Tampa, Florida. In addition, she started Team Kiwi, a USA Volleyball junior girls and boys volleyball club.

Nino Kharaishvili G’07 was promoted to global solutions director at Jacobs.

Taylor Nazon ’07 has become lead online organizer at Sierra Club in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Janice DeRito ’04 has become project manager and foster care liaison at Affinity Health Plan in New York, New York.

Jesse Hoobler ’04, G’06, G’21 has become senior vice president for global services and support at Braze.

Crystal Booy ’01 has become lead medical technologist, microbiology, at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, New York.


Megan-Claire Chase ’99 was featured in an interview on Pharmaphorum about her work advocating for young cancer patients.

J. Daniel Beaudry ’97 has become a writing specialist at Hudson Valley Community College (Troy, New York).

Steven Pearson ’94 was appointed to an endowed position with McDaniel College (Baltimore, Maryland).


Michele (Meliti) Brumsey G’89 has become associate director of major gifts for the eastern territory (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New Jersey, Greater New York, Western Pennsylvania, and Northeast Ohio) of The Salvation Army (Albany, New York).


Dorna Schroeter ’79 has authored a book for middle-school readers, “The Story of Eco-Machines,” which was published in September 2020. For the book, she teamed with her Saint Rose roommate, Carol Kuhn ’79, who provided the illustrations. Schroeter, who retired in 2018 after 39 years as the coordinator of the PNW BOCES Center for Environmental Education (Yorktown Heights, New York), holds expertise in sustainability and biomimicry and recently established the Center for Sustainability and Climate Education at Dutchess County BOCES. She continues to teach, mentor, advise, write, and engage people in sustainability and biomimicry thinking.

In memorial

Tammy Hendriks G’09
Adrienne J. Pagerey G’09
Leona M. (Kupic) Malone ‘65
Rose Gargiulo G’65
Rhoda Curley Palmieri ‘64
Mary Joan Flood Bigley ‘57
Yvonne (Capobianco) Peterson ‘56
Ann (Sullivan) Wagner ‘55
Anne Marie (Phelan) Ryan ‘54
Eileen Mary Hines Amodeo ‘47, G’82