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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. Read about new babies and wedding announcements. See who is making news, and take a moment to remember those who have passed on.

Every month, we find ourselves short on Class Notes from classes before the 1990s. We want to share all of our alumni’s accomplishments! Please email us at with your news, and write “class notes” in the subject line.


Joseph DeLuca ’17 has signed with the Cincinnati Reds organization and at presstime is attending minor league training camp in Arizona. Joe played the 2021 season with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

Tay “Firefly” Fisher G’16 proudly shares the expansion of Tay Fisher’s Fundamental Basketball Summer Camp. The 2022 season will include four one-week sessions. To learn more or to register, visit

Brad Bellinger ’15 started his first season as head varsity baseball coach at Elmira Notre Dame High School.

Erika Romero ’14 has been promoted to producer at APM Studios and is the co-creator of their newest show, “The One Recipe” podcast where host, Jesse Sparks, senior editor at Eater, talks to gifted chefs and cooks from all around the world about their one recipe and the story behind it. She also produces the award-winning radio program, “The Splendid Table.”

Schuyler Bull ’10, G’10 has announced plans to open a second location of The Fort Orange General Store. This new location in Guilderland will complement its first location in downtown Albany.


August Rosa ’08 is expanding his capital region footprint. There are now three locations of his craft beer shop Pint Sized and a new venue called No Fun, an event space and bar.

Jessica Horgan Michaelidis G’06 has been named the new principal of Todd Elementary, part of the Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District.


Brian Dunn ’99, G’15 is the new superintendent of schools for the Pine Bush Central School District.

Seth Warden ’99, G’10 and his band Warden and Co. just released their new album “Somewhere.” You can learn more about their single “Lifeguard,” and its connection to his wife and fellow alum Tanika ’99, G’06 here.

Gregg Barthelmas ’97, G’02 was appointed the next superintendent of the Schuylerville Central School District. Prior to his appointment, Gregg has served as the district for over 23 years in both classroom and administrative roles.

Judy Yuzhu Teng, Ph.D. G’97 was named by Syracuse University’s Center for Online and Digital Learning as its new executive director. In this position, she will lead their instructional design and course development services.

Garlyn Eggleston MaGinnis ’93 has an exhibition showing at the Little Falls Public Library. The exhibit, titled “Breathing Space” is a collection of landscapes which are “an exploration of abstract Impressionism.” The exhibition runs through the end of April. For more information visit


Patrick Neal Atmosphere Opening Sunday April 3 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through May 7 2022 Joyce Goldstein Gallery

Patrick Neal ’89 proudly shares his solo show titled, “Atmosphere, Patrick Neal: New Work” at the Joyce Goldstein Gallery in Chatham, New York. For more information, visit the gallery website.

Edwin Litts G’83 had his first book published by Atmosphere Press. The novel, titled “Adam’s Roads,” takes readers on an utterly relatable adventure and witnesses the coming-of-age tale of Adam Bell. It is available both online and in-store wherever books are sold.


Linda Bacon

Linda Bacon

Linda L. Bacon ’72 exhibits her sculptures in national and local art shows. Her recent Best in Show award led to an invitation to exhibit in a three-person show at The Laffer Gallery (Schuylerville) in the fall of 2022.

Alumni honored among ’40 under 40′

The College of Saint Rose is proud to share that the following alumni have been named to the Albany Business Review’s Top 40 Under 40.

Ann-Marie Berdar ’18, founder, Bare Blends

Tanya Henderson G’14, founder and CEO, Our Village Services, LLC

Karla Gareau G’12, director of business development and communications, Nacy Warner Associates

Danielle Palermo G’11, CEO and managing partner, Superfecta Management

Michael Venezio ’07, president, Northeastern Insurance Agency

In Memoriam

Moesha McLaughlin ’20

Danny Martinez ’97

Mary Louise O’Hearn Cusma G’91

John Kucskar ’83

Susan Bennett Ackerbauer ’82

Robert “Bob” Mermell ’75

Walter Susko ’73

The Rev. Father James E. Goode, OFM, Ph.D G’71

Marilyn Hoare ’71

Jean Becker Brennan ’70

Sister Frances Celine (Formerly Barbara Ruth) McFarland, CSJ ’69, former trustee

Dayle Ryder Aherns ’65

Sister Doris Villeneuve, CSJ ’64

Carol Ann Miller Lavigne ’63

Sister Roberta O’Rourke, CSJ ’60

Patricia Mary Walsh ’58

Rowena Kekua Okita ’56

Lona Moynehan Bruno ’54

Faith Rahmlow Connors ’54

Joan Farrell Miller ’51

Eileen Guidon McCann ’49

Friends of Saint Rose

Marcia Blanchard

William “Billy” J. Schneider III

Kenneth “Kenny” Young, custodian at Saint Rose for over 14 years